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AngelinaJolieLover
03-05-2002, 10:24 PM
The excellent male performances of the year are as follows:

1- Billy Bob Thorton - Man Who Wasn't There
2- Russel Crowe - A Beautiful Mind
3 - Billy Bob Thorton - Monster's Ball
4 - Tom Cruise - Vanilla Sky
5 - Jack Nicholson - The Pledge

QUENTIN
03-05-2002, 11:05 PM
1.) Tom Wilkinson -In The Bedroom
2.) Russel Crowe -A Beautiful Mind
3.) Guy Pearce -Memento
4.) Tom Cruise -Vanilla Sky
5.) Samuel L. Jackson -The Caveman's Valentine

Antonio
03-05-2002, 11:06 PM
1. Tom Wilkinson in IN THE BEDROOM
2. Guy Pearce in MEMENTO
3. Tom Cruise in VANILLA SKY
4. Jack Nicholson in THE PLEDGE
5. Billy Bob Thornton in THE MAN WHO WASN'T THERE

[This message has been edited by Antonio (edited 03-06-2002).]

dicaprio_travolta_man
03-05-2002, 11:06 PM
1. Russell Crowe, A Beautiful Mind
2. Guy Pearce, Memento
3. Will Smith, Ali
4. Haley Joel Osment, A.I.
5. Ewan Mcgregor, Moulin Rouge!

the saw is family
03-05-2002, 11:11 PM
1.tom wilkinson-in the bedroom
2.nick stahl-bully
3.guy pearce-memento
4.steve buscemi-ghost world
5.will smith-ali

dr-movielove
03-05-2002, 11:25 PM
1.Billy Bob Thornton - Monster's Ball
2.Tom Wilkinson - In the Bedroom
3.Russel Crowe - A Beautiful Mind
4.Kevin Spacey - The Shipping News
5.Guy Pearce - Memento

[This message has been edited by dr-movielove (edited 03-06-2002).]

urbanlegend23
03-05-2002, 11:40 PM
5 - Elijah Wood - LOTR: FOTR
4 - Tom Cruise - Vanilla Sky
3 - Anthony Hopkins - Hannibal & Hearts in Atlantis
2 - Haley Joel Osment - AI
1 - Ewan McGregor - Moulin Rouge!

Puck Bond
03-05-2002, 11:59 PM
1. Russell Crowe(A Beautiful Mind)
2. Billy Bob Thornton(The Man Who wasn't There)
3. Jim Carrey(The Majestic)
4. Tom Cruise(Vanilla Sky)
5. Gene Hackman(The Royal Tenenbaums)

idealdiscountdude
03-06-2002, 08:28 AM
1.Tom Wilkinson "In The Bedroom"
2.Gene Hackman "The Royal Tenenbaums"
3.Guy Pearce "Memento"
4.Ewan McGregor "Moulin Rouge"
5.Russell Crowe "A Beautiful Mind"

ColinM
03-06-2002, 07:27 PM
Denzel Washington (Training Day)
Ewan McGregor (Moulin Rouge)
Guy Pearce (Memento)
Haley Joel Osment (A.I. Artificial Intelligence)
Russell Crowe (A Beautiful Mind)

Runner-Up: Anthony Hopkins (Hearts in Atlantis)

The Other
03-06-2002, 09:03 PM
Russell Crowe in A BEAUTIFUL MIND (He plays a genius, a madman, does an accent, and ages 40 years on screen. And does it all BRILLIANTLY. Watch his gait, the flicks of his neck and eyes, the way his hand keeps touching his head - and then watch how it evolves over the course of the movie. BRILLIANT I tell ya)

Haley Joel Osment in A.I. ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE (Like a true robot, he never blinked. He was actually kind of creepy at first, but by the end I actually felt extremely sorry for David, even though he was, essentially, a machine. Give this kid an Oscar already!)

Ewan McGregor in MOULIN ROUGE! (He does emotionally exuberant, heartfelt work that easily matches Kidman's. A genuinely bold, risky performance. (Oh yea, he sings too!))

Tom Cruise in VANILLA SKY (He's at his charismatic best. He also does some interesting acting when events spin out of control, showing a much darker side of himself.)

Muha
03-07-2002, 06:30 PM
1. Guy Pearce - Memento
2. Viggo Mortensen - LOTR:FOTR
3. Ian McKellen - LOTR:FOTR
4. Bruce Greenwood - 13 Days
5. Orlando Bloom - LOTR:FOTR