Joaquin Phoenix is celebrating his first Oscar win! This past year was a big one for him with the universal praise for his performance in the violent Todd Phillips movie “Joker,” which earned him his fourth Academy Award nomination and his first victory as Best Actor.
Phoenix has been no stranger to awards circles. He has been nominated for three other Academy Awards (“Gladiator,” “Walk the Line,” “The Master”), five Golden Globe Awards (including a win for 2005’s “Walk the Line” and “Joker”) and five Screen Actors Guild Awards (including a victory for “Joker”).
Tour our photo gallery above featuring the 13 greatest film performances, ranked from worst to best. Our list includes the movies mentioned above, plus “Her,” “Inherent Vice,” “To Die For” and more.