Friday, September 16, 2011

Top 100 Actors: Part I (#100-91)

The exact placing will change with the passing time, but at the current moment (meaning, as of yesterday) this is my list of my top 100 favorite/most talented actors. I like some more than others, but their talent and experience might place them higher or lower. It's difficult to rate them, but here is what I've got:

100. Donald Sutherland

Top 5 Performances:
1. Ordinary People [1980]
2. M*A*S*H [1970]
3. Don't Look Now [1973]
4. Invasion Of The Body Snatchers [1978]
5. Klute [1971]

99. Jim Carrey

Top 5 Performances:
1. The Truman Show [1998]
2. Eternal Sunshine Of The Spotless Mind [2004]
3. Man On The Moon [1999]
4. I Love You, Phillip Morris [2010]
5. Lemony Snicket's A Series Of Unfortunate Events [2004]

98. Ian McKellen

Top 5 Performances:
1. Gods And Monsters [1998]
2. Richard III [1995]
3. Lord Of The Rings: The Fellowship Of The Ring [2001]
4. X2: X-Men United [2003]
5. Scandal [1989]

97. Christopher Walken

Top 5 Performances:
1. The Deer Hunter [1978]
2. Catch Me If You Can [2002]
3. True Romance [1993]
4. Around The Bend [2004]
5. The Dead Zone [1983]

96. Bela Lugosi

Top 5 Performances:
1. Dracula [1931]
2. The Black Cat [1934]
3. The Raven [1936]
4. Son Of Frankenstein [1938]
5. The Invisible Ray [1936]

95. Joseph Gordon-Levitt

Top 5 Performances:
1. Mysterious Skin [2005]
2. Hesher [2011]
3. (500) Days Of Summer [2009]
4. The Lookout [2007]
5. Brick [2006]

94. Alan Rickman

Top 5 Performances:
1. Robin Hood: Prince Of Thieves
2. Die Hard
3. Quigley Down Under
4. Harry Potter series
5. Bottle Shock

93. John Gielgud

Top 5 Performances:
1. Arthur [1981]
2. Murder On The Orient Express [1974]
3. Becket [1964]
4. Shine [1996]
5. Chimes At Midnight [1965]

92. Matt Damon

Top 5 Performances:
1. The Talented Mr. Ripley [1999]
2. The Informant! [2009]
3. Good Will Hunting [1997]
4. The Departed [2006]
5. Hereafter [2010]

91. Sean Penn

Top 5 Performances:
1. Mystic River [2003]
2. Dead Man Walking [1995]
3. 21 Grams [2003]
4. Carlito's Way [1993]
5. Milk [2008]


leeloo1967 said...

Brilliant list of actors!! Great work Jeff!!

AdamMoody said...

Interesting choices dude. I would die trying to make one of these lists.

Jeff SC said...

Thanks you two! Adam, you wouldn't DIE from it, but you would definitely lose a little sleep over it :P

Sara C said...

Excellent list so far Jeffery! I have yet to see a few of these in some films. My list of films to watch is so extensive. I applaud you for managing to rank your top 100 as well, I think I would struggle ranking up to 10...obviously we know who number one is.

Chris Skoufis said...

Very, very happy to see Jim Carrey & Christopher Walken here! Extremely good list of actors so far Jeff!

Jeff SC said...

@Sara Thanks, it's definitely not going to be a perfect list and there are plenty of great actors that won't make it on here (my only criteria is they have to have been in at least 5 movies that I've seen) but I decided it's time to make a go of it anyway.

@Chris Thanks, it was hard placing them that low, but I had to make some sacrifices, haha

Jeff SC said...

And yeah, I think I have a pretty good idea of who'd be your #1, Sara :P

Aditya Gokhale said...

Very nice dude!
Great work..and looking forward to more..
But Sutherland is better than Damon or Carey IMHO! :D

Jeff SC said...

Haha, like I said, the exact order isn't what matters as much to me. There's no way even I could be completely satisfied with the order, you know? Thanks for giving it a look, Aditya! ;D

Nick L. said...

Great picks! I love all of these actors... except for John Gielgud. Only because I haven't heard of him until now (I'm not gonna lie). Nice feature.

Jeff SC said...

Thanks... Seriously? Never heard of him? The Butler in Arthur, dude.


Wtf Sean Penn so low?


Viggo Mortensen isn't on your list. You must've forgotten.