Favorite acting performances in a movie?

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  1. nickmsmith

    nickmsmith LET'S GO PREDATORS!!!!

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    It's Vince Young wearing a trenchcoat behind a computer screen.

    And anyway my favorite acting is Quentin Tarantino..In whatever movie he's in. What an inspiring actor. Very humble too. He got robbed of an Emmy in Pulp Fiction.
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  2. GoTitans3801

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    Tim Blake Nelson and John Turturro as Delmar O'Donnell and Pete Hogwallop in O Brother Where Art Thou.
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  3. Deuce Wayne

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    Val Kilmer - Doc Holiday (tombstone)
    Dennis Hoffman - Rain Man
    Anthony Hopkins - Silence of the Lambs
    Edward Norton - Primal Fear
    Edward Norton - American History X
    Robin Williams - Good Will Hunting
    Paul Newman - The Verdict
    Daniel Day Lewis - There Will Be Blood
    Kevin Spacey - Verbal Kint (Usual Suspects)
    Hugh Jackman - The Fountain
    Leandro Firmino da Hora - Lil Ze (city of god)
    Brad Pitt - Snatch
    Forrest Whitaker - Last King of Scotland
    Leonardo DiCaprio - Basketball Diaries, The Aviator, and others.
    Don Cheadle - Boogie Nights


    As for Heath Ledger... He was better in Monster's Ball, Brokeback Mountain, and maybe even 1 or 2 others before The Dark Knight.
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  4. TitansOwnAll

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    Since no one's said it...

    Edward Norton as Derek Vinyard in American History X.
    Sacha Baron Cohen in Borat and soon to be Bruno. :yes:


    Okay, so right as I posted someone else mentioned American History X.
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  5. Childress79

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    William H. Macy as Sheriff Chappy Dent in Happy Texas
    Will Smith as Chris Gardner in the pursuit of happiness
    Alan Arkin as Yossarian in Catch22
    Mickey Rourke as Marv in Sin City
    Christian Slater as Adam in Untamed Heart
    Marisa Tomei as Caroline in Untamed Heart
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  6. Fry

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    mickey rourke in The Wrestler
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  7. titanbuoy

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    A lot of great ones have already been listed.

    A few that haven't also spring to mind...

    Alec Guiness - Bridge on the River Kwai/Lawrence of Arabia
    Juliet Binoche - Trois couleurs: Bleu
    Peter Sellers - Being There (but really, just about anything he did would qualify)
    Michael Redgrave - The Browning Version (the original)
    Brando - On the Waterfront
    Peter Finch - Network
    Liz and Dick - Who's Afraid of Virgina Wolf
    Mieko Harada - Ran
    Robert Shaw - Jaws
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  8. onetontitan

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    Paul Newman-IN EVERYTHING.
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  9. Deuce Wayne

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    I almost said newman - anything when mentioning The Verdict.
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  10. ryangm2123

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    Ian McKellen, gandalf in the lord of the rings trilogy

    Clint Eastwood, the good the bad and the ugly

    Russell Crowe, gladiator

    Matt Damon, jason bourne in the bourne trilogy
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