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Best Performance ever?


#1

What would you rate as the best performance you have ever seen? i know its a hard question, but i would have to say Daniel day lewis in Gangs of new york


#2

Quentin Tarantino in Jackie Brown as answering machine.



“End of Message!”


#3

[quote=“ThaDuke”]
Quentin Tarantino in Jackie Brown as answering machine.



“End of Message!”
[/quote]
HAHAHAHA! ;D





Probably Bobby D in Taxi Driver or Clint in The Good, The Bad and The Ugly


#4

Bruce Campbell in Evil Dead 2 ;D Just kidding



Male: Ben Kingsley in Gandhi

Female: Oksana Akinshina in Lilja 4-Ever


#5

Hmm…tough question…



I guess I would agree with Max, Clint in GBU.


#6

Al Pacino in Scent of a Woman



absolutely no doubt about it


#7

Al Pacino - Dog Day Afternoon


#8

Robert DeNiro in Taxi Driver



R


#9

looks like bob de niro will be a popular one! kevin spacey in american beauty was a great one


#10

[quote=“mr blonde_22”]
kevin spacey in american beauty was a great one
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Hell yeah! The only reason I bought the movie, in fact.


#11

if spacey didnt play lester the movie wouldnt have been the same


#12

Are you kidding? There wouldn’t even BE a movie.


#13

(If I had a gun at my head)

Peter Sellers-Dr. Strangelove


#14

[quote=“mr blonde_22”]
What would you rate as the best performance you have ever seen? i know its a hard question, but i would have to say Daniel day lewis in Gangs of new york
[/quote]

Hell yeah! I totally agree. Daniel Day Lewis is one of the greatest actors in history. Just look at his performances in Gangs of New York and The Age of Innonence. Both are by the same director and set in 1800’s New York City, but Lewis’ performances in both are so distinctive that you can have both Newland Archer and Bill the Butcher in the same movie sharing every scene and not realize they’re being played by the same actor.


#15

too bad he doesnt do alot of movies, but the ones he does do are excellent!


#16

Woody Harrelson in Kingpin or Kevin Spacey in American Beauty


#17

Ill do a list


  1. Robert DeNiro - Taxi Driver
  2. Marlon Brando - The Godfather
  3. Humphrey Bogart - Casablanca
  4. Orson Welles - Citizen Kane
  5. Ray Liotta - Goodfellas



    and Joaquin Phoenix - Walk the Line

#18

[quote=“Bad Max”]
Ill do a list


  1. Robert DeNiro - Taxi Driver
  2. Marlon Brando - The Godfather
  3. Humphrey Bogart - Casablanca
  4. Orson Welles - Citizen Kane
  5. Ray Liotta - Goodfellas



    and Joaquin Phoenix - Walk the Line

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everyone on that list deserves the title in my opinion, its so hard to decide on one performance… Also Morgan Freeman in shawshank?


#19

Robert De Niro in Raging Bull. My all time favorite performance.



Runner up would have to be Jack Nicholson in One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest and Marlon Brando in a Streetcar Named Desire. I actually don’t like a Streetcar Named Desire, but Brando made the movie watchable for me and its probably the single most iconic performance of all time. It changed the way actors…well, acted afterwards.


#20

Robert DeNiro in Scent of a Woman