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    Caelin Cripps
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    Since we just did this for the actresses, I thought it might be fun to rank each Oscar-winning performance by an actor from the last three decades. This is the 2000s version and I have included the 1990s and 2010s in separate threads. Have fun everyone! 🙂

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    Alan Arkin, Little Miss Sunshine (30)
    Javier Bardem, No Country for Old Men (30)
    Jeff Bridges, Crazy Heart (30)
    Jim Broadbent, Iris (30)
    Adrien Brody, The Pianist (30)
    George Clooney, Syriana (30)
    Chris Cooper, Adaptation. (30)
    Russell Crowe, Gladiator (30)
    Daniel Day-Lewis, There Will Be Blood (30)
    Benicio del Toro, Traffic (30)
    Jamie Foxx, Ray (30)
    Morgan Freeman, Million Dollar Baby (30)
    Philip Seymour Hoffman, Capote (30)
    Heath Ledger, The Dark Knight (30)
    Sean Penn, Milk (30)
    Sean Penn, Mystic River (30)
    Tim Robbins, Mystic River (30)
    Christoph Waltz, Inglourious Basterds (30)
    Denzel Washington, Training Day (30)
    Forest Whitaker, The Last King of Scotland (30)

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    +2 Hoffman
    +2 Ledger
    +1 Day-Lewis
    -3 Arkin
    -2 Robbins

    Philip Seymour Hoffman, Capote (32)
    Heath Ledger, The Dark Knight (32)

    Daniel Day-Lewis, There Will Be Blood (31)

    Javier Bardem, No Country for Old Men (30)
    Jeff Bridges, Crazy Heart (30)
    Jim Broadbent, Iris (30)
    Adrien Brody, The Pianist (30)
    George Clooney, Syriana (30)
    Chris Cooper, Adaptation. (30)
    Russell Crowe, Gladiator (30)
    Benicio del Toro, Traffic (30)
    Jamie Foxx, Ray (30)
    Morgan Freeman, Million Dollar Baby (30)
    Sean Penn, Milk (30)
    Sean Penn, Mystic River (30)
    Christoph Waltz, Inglourious Basterds (30)
    Denzel Washington, Training Day (30)
    Forest Whitaker, The Last King of Scotland (30)

    Tim Robbins, Mystic River (28)

    Alan Arkin, Little Miss Sunshine (27)

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    +3 Daniel Day-Lewis
    +2 Philip Seymour Hoffman
    -2 Sean Penn
    -3 Benicio del Toro

    Daniel Day-Lewis, There Will Be Blood (34)
    Philip Seymour Hoffman, Capote (34)

    Heath Ledger, The Dark Knight (32)

    Javier Bardem, No Country for Old Men (30)
    Jeff Bridges, Crazy Heart (30)
    Jim Broadbent, Iris (30)
    Adrien Brody, The Pianist (30)
    George Clooney, Syriana (30)
    Chris Cooper, Adaptation. (30)
    Russell Crowe, Gladiator (30)
    Jamie Foxx, Ray (30)
    Morgan Freeman, Million Dollar Baby (30)
    Sean Penn, Milk (30)
    Christoph Waltz, Inglourious Basterds (30)
    Denzel Washington, Training Day (30)
    Forest Whitaker, The Last King of Scotland (30)

    Tim Robbins, Mystic River (28)
    Sean Penn, Mystic River (28)

    Benicio del Toro, Traffic (27)
    Alan Arkin, Little Miss Sunshine (27)

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    +3 Daniel
    +2 Philip
    -3 Javier
    -2 Christoph

    Daniel Day-Lewis, There Will Be Blood (37)

    Philip Seymour Hoffman, Capote (36)

    Heath Ledger, The Dark Knight (32)

    Jeff Bridges, Crazy Heart (30)
    Jim Broadbent, Iris (30)
    Adrien Brody, The Pianist (30)
    George Clooney, Syriana (30)
    Chris Cooper, Adaptation. (30)
    Russell Crowe, Gladiator (30)
    Jamie Foxx, Ray (30)
    Morgan Freeman, Million Dollar Baby (30)
    Sean Penn, Milk (30)
    Denzel Washington, Training Day (30)
    Forest Whitaker, The Last King of Scotland (30)

    Christoph Waltz, Inglourious Basterds (28)
    Tim Robbins, Mystic River (28)
    Sean Penn, Mystic River (28)

    Javier Bardem, No Country for Old Men (27)
    Benicio del Toro, Traffic (27)
    Alan Arkin, Little Miss Sunshine (27)

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    +5 Ledger
    -5 Crowe

    Daniel Day-Lewis, There Will Be Blood (37)
    Heath Ledger, The Dark Knight (37)

    Philip Seymour Hoffman, Capote (36)

    Jeff Bridges, Crazy Heart (30)
    Jim Broadbent, Iris (30)
    Adrien Brody, The Pianist (30)
    George Clooney, Syriana (30)
    Chris Cooper, Adaptation. (30)
    Jamie Foxx, Ray (30)
    Morgan Freeman, Million Dollar Baby (30)
    Sean Penn, Milk (30)
    Denzel Washington, Training Day (30)
    Forest Whitaker, The Last King of Scotland (30)

    Christoph Waltz, Inglourious Basterds (28)
    Tim Robbins, Mystic River (28)
    Sean Penn, Mystic River (28)

    Javier Bardem, No Country for Old Men (27)
    Benicio del Toro, Traffic (27)
    Alan Arkin, Little Miss Sunshine (27)

    Russell Crowe, Gladiator (25)

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    +2 Waltz, Bardem
    +1 Del Toro
    -2 Washington, Arkin
    -1 Foxx

    Daniel Day-Lewis, There Will Be Blood (37)
    Heath Ledger, The Dark Knight (37)

    Philip Seymour Hoffman, Capote (36)

    Jeff Bridges, Crazy Heart (30)
    Jim Broadbent, Iris (30)
    Adrien Brody, The Pianist (30)
    George Clooney, Syriana (30)
    Chris Cooper, Adaptation. (30)
    Morgan Freeman, Million Dollar Baby (30)
    Sean Penn, Milk (30)
    Christoph Waltz, Inglourious Basterds (30)
    Forest Whitaker, The Last King of Scotland (30)

    Javier Bardem, No Country for Old Men (29)
    Jamie Foxx, Ray (29)

    Benicio del Toro, Traffic (28)
    Tim Robbins, Mystic River (28)
    Sean Penn, Mystic River (28)
    Denzel Washington, Training Day (28)

    Alan Arkin, Little Miss Sunshine (25)
    Russell Crowe, Gladiator (25)

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    +2 Arkin
    +2 Waltz
    +1 Brody
    -2 Clooney
    -2 Foxx
    -1 Broadbent

    Daniel Day-Lewis, There Will Be Blood (37)
    Heath Ledger, The Dark Knight (37)

    Philip Seymour Hoffman, Capote (36)

    Christoph Waltz, Inglourious Basterds (32)

    Adrien Brody, The Pianist (31)

    Jeff Bridges, Crazy Heart (30)
    Chris Cooper, Adaptation. (30)
    Morgan Freeman, Million Dollar Baby (30)
    Sean Penn, Milk (30)
    Forest Whitaker, The Last King of Scotland (30)

    Javier Bardem, No Country for Old Men (29)
    Jim Broadbent, Iris (29)

    Benicio del Toro, Traffic (28)
    Tim Robbins, Mystic River (28)
    Sean Penn, Mystic River (28)
    Denzel Washington, Training Day (28)
    George Clooney, Syriana (28)

    Alan Arkin, Little Miss Sunshine (27)
    Jamie Foxx, Ray (27)

    Russell Crowe, Gladiator (25)

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    +2 Heath Ledger, The Dark Knight
    +2 Chris Cooper, Adaptation.
    +1 Javier Bardem, No Country for Old Men
    -2 Philip Seymour Hoffman, Capote
    -2 Russell Crowe, Gladiator
    -1 Tim Robbins, Mystic River

    Heath Ledger, The Dark Knight (39)

    Daniel Day-Lewis, There Will Be Blood (37)

    Philip Seymour Hoffman, Capote (34)

    Chris Cooper, Adaptation. (32)
    Christoph Waltz, Inglourious Basterds (32)

    Adrien Brody, The Pianist (31)

    Javier Bardem, No Country for Old Men (30)
    Jeff Bridges, Crazy Heart (30)
    Morgan Freeman, Million Dollar Baby (30)
    Sean Penn, Milk (30)
    Forest Whitaker, The Last King of Scotland (30)

    Jim Broadbent, Iris (29)

    George Clooney, Syriana (28)
    Benicio del Toro, Traffic (28)
    Sean Penn, Mystic River (28)
    Denzel Washington, Training Day (28)

    Alan Arkin, Little Miss Sunshine (27)
    Jamie Foxx, Ray (27)
    Tim Robbins, Mystic River (27)

    Russell Crowe, Gladiator (23)

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    +3 PSH
    +1 Bardem
    +1 Ledger
    -3 Broadbent
    -2 Arkin

    Heath Ledger, The Dark Knight (40)

    Daniel Day-Lewis, There Will Be Blood (37)
    Philip Seymour Hoffman, Capote (37)

    Chris Cooper, Adaptation. (32)
    Christoph Waltz, Inglourious Basterds (32)

    Javier Bardem, No Country for Old Men (31)
    Adrien Brody, The Pianist (31)

    Jeff Bridges, Crazy Heart (30)
    Morgan Freeman, Million Dollar Baby (30)
    Sean Penn, Milk (30)
    Forest Whitaker, The Last King of Scotland (30)

    George Clooney, Syriana (28)
    Benicio del Toro, Traffic (28)
    Sean Penn, Mystic River (28)
    Denzel Washington, Training Day (28)

    Jamie Foxx, Ray (27)
    Tim Robbins, Mystic River (27)

    Jim Broadbent, Iris (26)

    Alan Arkin, Little Miss Sunshine (25)

    Russell Crowe, Gladiator (23)

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    +5 Ledger
    -5 FW

    Heath Ledger, The Dark Knight (45)

    Daniel Day-Lewis, There Will Be Blood (37)
    Philip Seymour Hoffman, Capote (37)

    Chris Cooper, Adaptation. (32)
    Christoph Waltz, Inglourious Basterds (32)

    Javier Bardem, No Country for Old Men (31)
    Adrien Brody, The Pianist (31)

    Jeff Bridges, Crazy Heart (30)
    Morgan Freeman, Million Dollar Baby (30)
    Sean Penn, Milk (30)

    Forest Whitaker, The Last King of Scotland (25)

    George Clooney, Syriana (28)
    Benicio del Toro, Traffic (28)
    Sean Penn, Mystic River (28)
    Denzel Washington, Training Day (28)

    Jamie Foxx, Ray (27)
    Tim Robbins, Mystic River (27)

    Jim Broadbent, Iris (26)

    Alan Arkin, Little Miss Sunshine (25)

    Russell Crowe, Gladiator (23)

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    +5 Ledger
    -3 Crowe
    -2 DelToro

    Heath Ledger, The Dark Knight (50)

    Daniel Day-Lewis, There Will Be Blood (37)
    Philip Seymour Hoffman, Capote (37)

    Chris Cooper, Adaptation. (32)
    Christoph Waltz, Inglourious Basterds (32)

    Javier Bardem, No Country for Old Men (31)
    Adrien Brody, The Pianist (31)

    Jeff Bridges, Crazy Heart (30)
    Morgan Freeman, Million Dollar Baby (30)
    Sean Penn, Milk (30)

    Forest Whitaker, The Last King of Scotland (25)

    George Clooney, Syriana (28)
    Sean Penn, Mystic River (28)
    Denzel Washington, Training Day (28)

    Jamie Foxx, Ray (27)
    Tim Robbins, Mystic River (27)

    Jim Broadbent, Iris (26)
    Benicio del Toro, Traffic (26)

    Alan Arkin, Little Miss Sunshine (25)

    Russell Crowe, Gladiator (20)

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    +2 DDL, PSH
    +1 SP
    -5 CW

    Heath Ledger, The Dark Knight (50)

    Daniel Day-Lewis, There Will Be Blood (39)
    Philip Seymour Hoffman, Capote (39)

    Chris Cooper, Adaptation. (32)

    Javier Bardem, No Country for Old Men (31)
    Adrien Brody, The Pianist (31)
    Sean Penn, Milk (31)

    Jeff Bridges, Crazy Heart (30)
    Morgan Freeman, Million Dollar Baby (30)

    George Clooney, Syriana (28)
    Sean Penn, Mystic River (28)
    Denzel Washington, Training Day (28)

    Christoph Waltz, Inglourious Basterds (27)
    Jamie Foxx, Ray (27)
    Tim Robbins, Mystic River (27)

    Jim Broadbent, Iris (26)
    Benicio del Toro, Traffic (26)

    Forest Whitaker, The Last King of Scotland (25)
    Alan Arkin, Little Miss Sunshine (25)

    Russell Crowe, Gladiator (20)

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    +4 Daniel Day-Lewis
    +1 Philip Seymour Hoffman
    -2 Sean Penn (MR)
    -3 George Clooney

    Heath Ledger, The Dark Knight (50)

    Daniel Day-Lewis, There Will Be Blood (44)

    Philip Seymour Hoffman, Capote (40)

    Chris Cooper, Adaptation. (32)

    Javier Bardem, No Country for Old Men (31)
    Adrien Brody, The Pianist (31)
    Sean Penn, Milk (31)

    Jeff Bridges, Crazy Heart (30)
    Morgan Freeman, Million Dollar Baby (30)

    Denzel Washington, Training Day (28)

    Christoph Waltz, Inglourious Basterds (27)
    Jamie Foxx, Ray (27)
    Tim Robbins, Mystic River (27)

    Jim Broadbent, Iris (26)
    Benicio del Toro, Traffic (26)
    Sean Penn, Mystic River (26)

    Forest Whitaker, The Last King of Scotland (25)
    Alan Arkin, Little Miss Sunshine (25)
    George Clooney, Syriana (25)

    Russell Crowe, Gladiator (20)

    Why don't you? Go on. Go on. Don't be afraid!

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    +3 PSH
    +2 DDL
    -5 CW

    Heath Ledger, The Dark Knight (50)

    Daniel Day-Lewis, There Will Be Blood (46)

    Philip Seymour Hoffman, Capote (43)

    Chris Cooper, Adaptation. (32)

    Javier Bardem, No Country for Old Men (31)
    Adrien Brody, The Pianist (31)
    Sean Penn, Milk (31)

    Jeff Bridges, Crazy Heart (30)
    Morgan Freeman, Million Dollar Baby (30)

    Denzel Washington, Training Day (28)

    Jamie Foxx, Ray (27)
    Tim Robbins, Mystic River (27)

    Jim Broadbent, Iris (26)
    Benicio del Toro, Traffic (26)
    Sean Penn, Mystic River (26)

    Forest Whitaker, The Last King of Scotland (25)
    Alan Arkin, Little Miss Sunshine (25)
    George Clooney, Syriana (25)

    Christoph Waltz, Inglourious Basterds (22)

    Russell Crowe, Gladiator (20)

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    +5 Waltz
    -2 Arkin, Foxx
    -1 Penn
    Heath Ledger, The Dark Knight (50)

    Daniel Day-Lewis, There Will Be Blood (46)

    Philip Seymour Hoffman, Capote (43)

    Chris Cooper, Adaptation. (32)

    Javier Bardem, No Country for Old Men (31)
    Adrien Brody, The Pianist (31)
    Sean Penn, Milk (31)

    Jeff Bridges, Crazy Heart (30)
    Morgan Freeman, Million Dollar Baby (30)

    Denzel Washington, Training Day (28)

    Christoph Waltz, Inglourious Basterds (27)
    Tim Robbins, Mystic River (27)

    Jim Broadbent, Iris (26)
    Benicio del Toro, Traffic (26)

    Sean Penn, Mystic River (25)
    Forest Whitaker, The Last King of Scotland (25)
    George Clooney, Syriana (25)
    Jamie Foxx, Ray (25)

    Alan Arkin, Little Miss Sunshine (23)

    Russell Crowe, Gladiator (20)

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