Greatest acting performances (all time)
A ranking of acting performances; drama, comedy, and action acting performances.
Al Pacino in The Godfather(1972)
Rooney Mara in Carol(2015)
Bryan Cranston in Breaking Bad
Morgan Freeman in The Dark Knight Rises(2012)
Bradley Cooper in American Sniper(2014)
Leonardo DiCaprio in The Revenant(2015)
Steve Carell in Foxcatcher(2014)
Arnold Schwarzenegger in Terminator Genisys(2015)
Christopher Lee in The Hobbit trilogy(2012)
Matt Damon in The Martian(2015)
Tom Hanks in The Green Mile
Tom Hanks in The Green Mile is an acting performance of Tom Hanks in The Green Mile. Hanks played a role of Paul Edgecomb, a prison guard and a death row corrections officer...
Leonardo DiCaprio in Titanic(1997)
Harry Potter (by Daniel Radcliffe)(2001)
Kate Winslet in Titanic(1997)
Michael C. Hall in Dexter(2006)
Michael C. Hall in Dexter in an acting performance of Michael C. Hall in the TV series Dexter (2006). It is a portrayal of Dexter 'Dex' Morgan – a fictional character and the antihero of the series of novels by Jeff Lindsay...
Benedict Cumberbatch in The Imitation Game(2014)
Christian Bale in The Big Short(2015)
Christian Bale in The Big Short is an acting performance of Christian Bale in the movie The Big Short. Bale plays the role of an eccentric hedge fund manager, Michael Burry.
Superman (by Christopher Reeve)(1978)
Superman (by Christopher Reeve) is a fictional character portrayed by Christopher Reeve in the movie Superman (1978). It is a portrayal of Superman.
Kate Winslet in Steve Jobs(2015)
Eddie Redmayne in The Theory of Everything(2015)
John Travolta in Pulp Fiction(1994)
Michael Keaton in Birdman(2014)
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Brie Larson in Room(2015)
Eddie Redmayne in The Danish Girl(2015)
Michael Fassbender in Steve Jobs(2015)
Alicia Vikander in The Danish Girl(2015)
Rachel McAdams in Spotlight(2015)
Jennifer Jason Leigh in The Hateful Eight(2015)
Mark Rylance in Bridge of Spies(2015)
Sylvester Stallone in Creed(2015)
Mark Ruffalo in Spotlight(2015)
Tom Hardy in The Revenant(2015)
Cate Blanchett in Carol(2015)
Jennifer Lawrence in Joy(2015)
Saoirse Ronan in Brooklyn(2015)
Charlotte Rampling in 45 Years(2015)
Bryan Cranston in Trumbo(2015)
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