Top 3 acting performances of all time

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  1. Yeahnolisten

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    1. John Cazale - Godfather trilogy
    2. Jack Nicholson - About Schmidt
    3. Martin Landau - Ed Wood

    Dead Last: Howchie - Private Parts
     
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    Vivien Leigh.....Scarlett O'Hara

    George C. Scott.......George Patton

    Mel Gibson......"Bounty"
     
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    I stand corrected.......Honorable mention to Mel Gibson

    Make #3 Marlon Brando......"The Godfather"
     
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    Jack Lemon in "Days of Wine and Roese"
    Piper Perabo in "Lost and Delirious"
    Jack Nicholson in just about anything.
     
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    3, 2, 1 btw
     
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    Daniel Day Lewis - There Will be Blood
    Bruno Ganz - Downfall
    Al Pacino - Dog Day Afternoon
     
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    Daniel Day-Lewis in "There Will Be Blood"

    Julianne Moore in "Boogie Nights"

    R. Lee Ermey in "Full Metal Jacket"
     
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    Daniel Day Lewis - Lincoln (though one could do a top three with him in Gangs of New York and There Will Be Blood)
    Gene Hackman - Popeye Doyle
    Deniro - Jake LaMotta
     
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    Nicolas Cage & Elisabeth Shue - Leaving Las Vegas
    Daniel Day-Lewis - My Left Foot
    Everyone in The Godfather
    (I can never limit myself - gotta mention the leads in Farewell My Concubine. And don't forget F. Murray Abraham & Tom Hulce in Amadeus)
     
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    Cazale died long before Godfather III, at least he was lucky in that respect.

    Nicholson -- CucKoo's Nest
    Pacino - GF Part II
    De Niro - Raging Bull
     
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    The French Connection is a great movie, and Hackman is outstanding in it, but he loses points for starring in the inferior sequel
     
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    Kirk Douglas in "Lust for Life"

    Meryl Streep in "Sophie's Choice"

    Pauly Shore in "Encino Man"


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    Son-In-Law was a meatier role for him.
     
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    Good call
     
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    Denzel in Training Day was pretty good.
     
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    Elizabeth Berkley

    Oh, sorry. The topic isn't the worst actress who sucked off a director to get a part.
     
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    John Wayne as Genghis Khan

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    Sigourney Weaver - Aliens
    Meryl Streep - The Devil Wears Prada
    Tim Robbins - The Shawshank Redemption
     
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    Tom Green in Freddie Got Fingered
     
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