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    I’ve asked for their worst, so it’s only fair I also ask for their best. Some are lucky and get their best work nominated, some do their best without such recognition. So, what are the nominees best performances of their careers so far?

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    AMG
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    Bryan Cranston – Drive
    Matt Damon – Good Will Hunting
    Leonardo DiCaprio – Wolf of Wall Street
    Michael Fassbender – 12 Years a Slave
    Eddie Redmayne – The Theory of Everything

    Cate Blanchett – The Curious Case of Benjamin Button
    Brie Larson – Short Term 12
    Jennifer Lawrence – Silver Linings Playbook
    Charlotte Rampling – 45 Years
    Saoirse Ronan – The Lovely Bones

    Christian Bale – The Fighter
    Tom Hardy – Legend
    Mark Ruffalo – Spotlight
    Mark Rylance – Bridge of Spies
    Sylvester Stallone – Spy Kids 3D (seriously struggled with that)

    Jennifer Jason Leigh – The Hateful Eight
    Rooney Mara – The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo
    Rachel McAdams – Mean Girls
    Alicia Vikander – Ex Machina
    Kate Winslet – Revolutionary Road

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    Michael Norris
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    Brie Larson- Room
    Saoirse Ronan- Brooklyn
    Cate Blanchett- Blue Jasmine
    Charlotte Rampling- 45 Years
    Jennifer Lawrence- Winter’s Bone

    Leonardo DiCaprio- Revolutionary Road
    Michael Fassbender- Shame
    Eddie Redmayne-  Les Miserables
    Matt Damon- Good Will Hunting
    Bryan Cranston- Breaking Bad 

    Alicia Vikander- Ex Machina
    Kate Winslet- Revolutionary Road
    Rooney Mara- Carol
    Rachel McAdams- Mean Girls
    Jennifer Jason Leigh- The Hateful Eight 

    Sylvester Stallone- Rocky
    Mark Rylance- Bridge of Spies
    Mark Ruffalo- You Can Count on Me
    Tom Hardy- Locke
    Christian Bale- American Psycho 

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    Andrew Carden
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    Bryan Cranston – “Breaking Bad”
    Matt Damon – “The Bourne Supremacy”
    Eddie Redmayne – “The Theory of Everything”
    Leonardo DiCaprio – “What’s Eating Gilbert Grape”
    Michael Fassbender – “Shame”

    Cate Blanchett – “Carol”
    Brie Larson – “Room”
    Saoirse Ronan – “Brooklyn”
    Charlotte Rampling – “Swimming Pool”
    Jennifer Lawrence – “Winter’s Bone”

    Mark Rylance – “Boeing Boeing”
    Sylvester Stallone – “Creed”
    Tom Hardy – “The Revenant”
    Mark Ruffalo – “You Can Count on Me”
    Christian Bale – “Empire of the Sun”

    Jennifer Jason Leigh – “Georgia”
    Alicia Vikander – “The Danish Girl”
    Kate Winslet – “Quills”
    Rachel McAdams – “Mean Girls”
    Rooney Mara – “Carol”

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    Rich Landry
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    Bryan Cranston – Breaking Bad
    Matt Damon – The Martian 
    Eddie Redmayne – Savage Grace
    Leonardo DiCaprio – The Wolf of Wall Street/The Revenant 
    Michael Fassbender – 12 Years a Slave 

    Cate Blanchett – Blue Jasmine/Notes on a Scandal 
    Brie Larson – Room
    Saoirse Ronan – Brooklyn
    Charlotte Rampling – 45 Years
    Jennifer Lawrence – Silver Linings Playbook 

    Mark Rylance – 
    Sylvester Stallone –
    Tom Hardy – The Revenant
    Mark Ruffalo – The Normal Heart
    Christian Bale – The Fighter 

    Jennifer Jason Leigh – Dolores Clairborne 
    Alicia Vikander – The Danish Girl
    Kate Winslet – Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind 
    Rachel McAdams – Mean Girls
    Rooney Mara – Carol

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    babypook
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    Cranston   Little Miss Sunshine

    Damon      The Talented Mr Ripley

    Redmayne  Savage Grace

    DiCaprio   Catch Me If You Can

    Fassbender (tough one) A Dangerous Method

     

    Blanchett   Blue Jasmine

    Rampling  Swimming Pool

    Ronan       The Way Back (will never forget her in this)

    Larson      Short Term 12

    Lawrence   Winter’s Bone

     

    Vikander  A Royal Affair

    Mara        The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo

    Winslet     (really tough) Heavenly Creatures

    McAdams   Spotlight

    Jason Leigh  (so difficult) Last Exit to Brooklyn

     

    Bale       The Machinist

    Rylance  Richard II/Wolf Hall (tie)

    Ruffalo    The Brothers Bloom

    Stallone   Rocky

    Hardy      Bronson/Star Trek Nemesis/The Virgin Queen (cant pick one)

     

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    Bryan Cranston – Breaking Bad, “Ozymandias”
    Matt Damon – The Informant!
    Leonardo DiCaprio – The Wolf of Wall Street
    Michael Fassbender – Hunger
    Eddie Redmayne – not a fan, but he was fine in Les Miserables

    Cate Blanchett – I’m Not There
    Brie Larson – Room
    Jennifer Lawrence – Winter’s Bone
    Charlotte Rampling – Don’t think I’ve seen enough from her to comment
    Saoirse Ronan – Hanna

    Christian Bale – American Psycho
    Tom Hardy – Bronson/Warrior
    Mark Ruffalo – Foxcatcher
    Mark Rylance – Same as Rampling
    Sylvester Stallone – Creed 

    Jennifer Jason Leigh –  The Hateful Eight
    Rooney Mara – The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo
    Rachel McAdams – Mean Girls
    Alicia Vikander – Ex Machina
    Kate Winslet – Eternal Sunshine 

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    Michael Norris
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    McAdams   Spotlight

    Boo, you whore.

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    Bryan Cranston – Breaking Bad
    Matt Damon – Good Will Hunting
    Leonardo DiCaprio – The Revenant (haven’t seen Wolf of Wall Street, but apparently I need to) 
    Michael Fassbender – Steve Jobs, although 12 Years A Slave is nearly a tie
    Eddie Redmayne – The Theory of Everything

    Cate Blanchett – Carol
    Brie Larson – Room
    Jennifer Lawrence – Silver Linings Playbook (not a fan of the film, but she’s great in it… also haven’t seen Winter’s Bone)
    Charlotte Rampling – 45 Years
    Saoirse Ronan – Atonement, although Brooklyn is nearly a tie

    Christian Bale – The Fighter
    Tom Hardy – The Revenant 
    Mark Ruffalo – Foxcatcher
    Mark Rylance – Bridge of Spies 
    Sylvester Stallone – Rocky, although Creed is nearly a tie 

    Jennifer Jason Leigh –  The Hateful Eight
    Rooney Mara – Carol
    Rachel McAdams – Mean Girls
    Alicia Vikander – The Danish Girl
    Kate Winslet – Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind

    Wow, a surprising amount of these are the performances they’re nominated for (although three are because they’re the only films I’ve seen of theirs).

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    Madson Melo
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    Bryan Cranston – Trumbo
    Matt Damon – The Informant!
    Leonardo DiCaprio – Shutter Island
    Michael Fassbender – Hunger
    Eddie Redmayne – Les Miserables

    Cate Blanchett – Blue Jasmine
    Brie Larson – Short Term 12
    Jennifer Lawrence – Winter’s Bone
    Charlotte Rampling – Under the Sand
    Saoirse Ronan – Brooklyn

    Christian Bale – The Machinist
    Tom Hardy – Warrior
    Mark Ruffalo – You Can Count on Me
    Mark Rylance – Bridge of Spies
    Sylvester Stallone – Creed

    Jennifer Jason Leigh – Georgia
    Rooney Mara – Carol
    Rachel McAdams – Mean Girls
    Alicia Vikander – The Testament of Youth
    Kate Winslet – Eternal Sunshine of a Spotless Mind

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    FilmGuy619
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    Best Actor:

    Bryan Cranston- Argo
    Matt Damon- Good Will Hunting
    Leonardo DiCaprio- The Wolf of Wall Street
    Michael Fassbender- Shame
    Eddie Redmayne- Les Miserables

    Best Actress:

    Cate Blanchett- Blue Jasmine
    Brie Larson- Room
    Jennifer Lawrence- Winter’s Bone
    Charlotte Rampling- 45 Years
    Saoirse Ronan- Brooklyn

    Best Supporting Actor:

    Christian Bale- American Psycho
    Tom Hardy- Locke
    Mark Ruffalo- Foxcatcher
    Mark Rylance- Bridge of Spies 
    Sylvester Stallone- Creed

    Best Supporting Actress:

    Jennifer Jason Leigh- Anomalisa
    Rooney Mara- The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo
    Rachel McAdams- Mean Girls
    Alicia Vikander- Ex Machina
    Kate Winslet- Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind  

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    Bryan Cranston – Trumbo (assuming we talk Movies not TV)
    Matt Damon – The Martian 
    Leonardo DiCaprio – What’s Eating Gilbert Grape & The Aviator (tie)
    Michael Fassbender – Macbeth 
    Eddie Redmayne – The Theory of Everything

    Cate Blanchett – The Aviator 
    Brie Larson – Room 
    Jennifer Lawrence –  
    Charlotte Rampling –  
    Saoirse Ronan – Atonement

    Christian Bale – The Fighter 
    Tom Hardy – The Revenant 
    Mark Ruffalo –  
    Mark Rylance – Bridge of Spies 
    Sylvester Stallone – 

    Jennifer Jason Leigh – The Hateful Eight 
    Rooney Mara – The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo 
    Rachel McAdams –  
    Alicia Vikander – Ex Machina 
    Kate Winslet – Titanic

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    Bryan Cranston – Nah
    Matt Damon – The Martian
    Leonardo DiCaprio – Titanic
    Michael Fassbender – Macbeth
    Eddie Redmane – The Theory of Everything

    Cate Blanchett – Blue Lasmine
    Brie Larson – Short Term 12
    Jennifer Lawrence – Silver Linings Playbook
    Saoirse Ronan – The Lovely Bones
    Charlotte Rampling – I’m not familiar with her career

    Christian Bale – The Prestige
    Tom Hardy – The Revenant
    Mark Ruffalo – The Kids Are All Right
    Mark Rylance – I’m not familiar with his career
    Sylvester Stallone – Nah

    Jennifer Jason Leigh – Margot at the Wedding
    Rooney Mara – The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo
    Rachel McAdams – Mean Girls
    Alicia Vikander – Ex Machina
    Kate Winslet – Titanic

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    Bryan Cranston – Trumbo

    Matt Damon – Good Will Hunting

    Leonardo DiCaprio – The Wolf of Wall Street

    Michael Fassbender – Shame

    Eddie Redmayne – The Theory of Everything

    Cate Blanchett – Blue Jasmine

    Brie Larson – Room

    Jennifer Lawrence – Silver Linings Playbook

    Charlotte Rampling – 45 Years

    Saoirse Ronan – Brooklyn

    Christian Bale – American Psycho

    Tom Hardy – Locke

    Mark Ruffalo – Zodiac

    Mark Rylance – Bridge of Spies

    Sylvester Stallone – Rocky

    Jennifer Jason Leigh – Mrs. Parker and the Vicious Circle

    Rooney Mara – The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo

    Rachel McAdams – Mean Girls

    Alicia Vikander – The Danish Girl

    Kate Winslet – Titanic

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    Bryan Cranston TRUMBO
    Matt Damon GOOD WILL HUNTING
    Leonardo Dicaprio THE WOLF OF WALL STREET
    Micheal Fassbender HUNGER
    Eddie Redmayne THE THEORY OF EVERYTHING

    Cate Blanchett ELIZABETH
    Brie Larson ROOM
    Jennifer Lawrence AMERICAN HUSTLE
    Charlotte Rampling 45 YEARS
    Saoirse Ronan BROOKLYN

    Christian Bale THE FIGHTER
    Tom Hardy LEGEND
    Mark Ruffalo THE KIDS ARE ALL RIGHT
    Mark Rylance INTIMACY
    Sylvester Stallone COPLAND

    Jennifer Jason Leigh MRS. PARKER &THE VICIOUS CIRCLE
    Rooney Mara CAROL
    Rachel McAdams MEAN GIRLS
    Alicia Vikander EX MACHINA
    Kate Winslet SENSE & SENSIBILITY

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