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magjournal 11-11-2012 09:03 PM

Your Favorite Films and Performances of Your 5 Favorite Actors
 
Much like the other thread with directors, this is where you post your favorite films of each of your favorite actors. You can also post alternate lists of your favorite performances by the actor. I'm doing top 5 movies and top 5 performances by my top 5 actors.

Robert De Niro - Films

1.
Taxi Driver (1976)
2. Raging Bull (1980)
3. The Godfather Part II (1974)
4. Goodfellas (1990)
5. The King of Comedy (1983)

Robert De Niro - Performances

1. Raging Bull
2. The Godfather Part II
3. Taxi Driver
4. The Deer Hunter (1978)
5. The King of Comedy

Humphrey Bogart - Films

1. Casablanca (1943)
2. The Maltese Falcon (1941)
3. The Big Sleep (1946)
4. The Treasure of the Sierra Madre (1948)
5. The African Queen (1951)

Humphrey Bogart - Performances

1. The Treasure of the Sierra Madre
2. The Maltese Falcon
3. The Big Sleep
4. Casablanca
5. The African Queen

Harvey Keitel - Films

1. Taxi Driver
2. Pulp Fiction (1994)
3. Reservoir Dogs (1992)
4. From Dusk Till Dawn (1996)
5. Mean Streets (1973)

Harvey Keitel - Performances

1. Bad Lieutenant (1992)
2. Who's That Knocking At My Door (1967)
3. Pulp Fiction
4. Reservoir Dogs
5. Mean Streets

Robert Duvall - Films

1. The Conversation (1974)
2. The Godfather (1972)
3. Apocalypse Now (1979)
4. The Godfather Part II
5. To Kill a Mockingbird (1962)

Robert Duvall - Performances

1. The Godfather / The Godfather Part II
2. Apocalypse Now
3. Network (1976)
4. Tender Mercies (1983)
5. Thank You For Smoking (2005)

Al Pacino - Films

1. The Godfather
2. The Godfather Part II
3. Glengarry Glen Ross (1992)
4. Dog Day Afternoon (1975)
5. Heat (1995)

Al Pacino - Performances

1. The Godfather / The Godfather Part II
2. Dog Day Afternoon
3. Insomnia (2002)
4. Glengarry Glen Ross (1992)
5. Dick Tracy (1990)

I didn't include The Conversation as one of Duvall's best performances or Taxi Driver as one of Keitel's best performances because they're barely in the films. What are yours?

ilovemovies 11-12-2012 12:41 PM

Favorite Tom Cruise Movies:

Minority Report
Jerry Maguire
The Last Samurai
Magnolia
Born on the Fourth of July


Favorite Tom Cruise Performances:

Born on the Fourth of July
Magnolia
Jerry Maguire
The Last Samurai
Vanilla Sky

Though he's quite excellent in Minority Report, Knight and Day and Eyes Wide Shut as well.



Favorite Denzel Washington movies:

Glory
Malcolm X
Crimson Tide
Courage Under Fire
Antwone Fisher



Favorite Denzel Washington performances:

Malcolm X
Courage Under Fire
Glory
The Hurricane
Training Day


Favorite Tom Hanks movies:

Saving Private Ryan
Road to Perdition
Cast Away
Forrest Gump
Apollo 13


Favorite Tom Hanks performances:

Cast Away
Saving Private Ryan
Road to Perdition
Forrest Gump
Philadelphia

Hate to have to leave them out, but a couple of honorable mentions would be The Terminal and Big.

QUENTIN 11-12-2012 05:16 PM

Best Robert De Niro Films:

1.) Taxi Driver
2.) Raging Bull
3.) GoodFellas
4.) Jackie Brown
5.) Heat

Best Robert De Niro Performances:

1.) Taxi Driver
2.) Raging Bull
3.) Mean Streets
4.) The King of Comedy
5.) The Deer Hunter

Best Liv Ullmann Films:

1.) Persona
2.) Scenes From A Marriage
3.) Cries and Whispers
4.) The Emigrants & The New Land
5.) Shame

Best Liv Ullmann Performances:

1.) Persona
2.) Scenes From A Marriage
3.) The New Land
4.) Cries and Whispers
5.) Autumn Sonata

Best Al Pacino Films:

1.) The Godfather
2.) Dog Day Afternoon
3.) Heat
4.) The Godfather Part II
5.) Carlito's Way

Best Al Pacino Performances:

1.) Dog Day Afternoon
2.) The Godfather Part II
3.) The Godfather
4.) Carlito's Way
5.) Donnie Brasco

Best Marlon Brando Films:

1.) Apocalypse Now
2.) Last Tango in Paris
3.) The Godfather
4.) On The Waterfront
5.) Superman

Best Marlon Brando Performances:

1.) Last Tango in Paris
2.) On The Waterfront
3.) A Streetcar Named Desire
4.) The Godfather
5.) Reflections in A Golden Eye

Best Paul Newman Films:

1.) Butch Cassidy & The Sundance Kid
2.) Hud
3.) The Hustler
4.) The Sting
5.) Cool Hand Luke

Best Paul Newman Performances:

1.) Hud
2.) The Verdict
3.) The Hustler
4.) Nobody's Fool
5.) The Color of Money

walkingdeadlover 11-13-2012 01:13 AM

1.Robert De Niro
FILMS
1.Goodfellas
2.Heat
3.Taxi Driver
4.The Godfather Part II
5.Raging Bull

PERFORMANCES
1.Taxi Driver
2.The Godfather Part II
3.Raging Bull
4.Mean Streets
5.The King Of Comedy

2.Christian Bale
FILMS
1.The Dark Knight
2.The Dark Knight Rises
3.Batman Begins
4.American Psycho
5.The Prestige

PERFORMANCES
1.American Psycho
2.The Fighter
3.Harsh Times
4.The Dark Knight Rises
5.Equilibrium

3.Al Pacino
FILMS
1.Heat
2.Scarface
3.The Godfather
4.The Godfather Part II
5.Dog Day Afternoon

PERFORMANCES
1.Scarface
2.The Godfather Part II
3.Dog Day Afternoon
4.Scent Of A Woman
5.Serpico

4.Harrison Ford
FILMS
1.The Empire Strikes Back
2.Raiders Of The Lost Ark
3.Star Wars
4.Blade Runner
5.Indiana Jones & The Last Crusade

PERFORMANCES
1.Empire Strikes Back
2.Raiders Of The Lost Ark
3.Blade Runner
4.Witness
5.The Fugitive

5.Gary Oldman
FILMS
1.True Romance
2.The Professional
3.The Dark Knight
4.The Dark Knight Rises
5.Batman Begins

PERFORMANCES
1.The Professional
2.True Romance
3.JFK
4.The Fifth Element
5.Air Force One

bonnielaurel 11-15-2012 07:28 PM

James Stewart
Film:
1. Vertigo
2. Rear Window
3. It's a Wonderful Life
4. Mr. Smith Goes to Washington
5. The Man Who Knew Too Much
Performance: same order

Cary Grant
Film:
1. North by Northwest
2. His Girl Friday
3. Notorious
4. Charade
5. Mr. Blandings Builds His Dream House
Performance: 1 2 4 5 3

Humphrey Bogart
Film:
1. Casablanca
2. The Maltese Falcon
3. The Treasure of the Sierra Madre
4. The Big Sleep
5. Sabrina
Performance: same top 4; Black Legion on 5

Robert De Niro
Film:
1. Taxi Driver
2. The King of Comedy
3. Jackie Brown
4. Heat
5. The Untouchables
Performance:
1. Taxi Driver
2. The King of Comedy
3. Heat
4. New York, New York
5. Jackie Brown

Al Pacino
Film:
1. The Godfather
2. Scarface
3. Heat
4. The Devil's Advocate
5. Scent of a Woman
Performance: same order


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