Greatest Actors Ranked

  1. 1.
    Daniel Day Lewis
    Gangs of New York, There Will be Blood, Lincoln
  2. 2.
    Jack Nicholson
    Chinatown, One Flew Over the Coockoos Nest, the Departed
  3. 3.
    Robert Deniro
    Godfather Part 2, Raging Bull, Taxi Driver
  4. 4.
    Marlon Brando
    Godfather, A Streetcar Named Desire, On the Waterfront
  5. 5.
    Christoph Waltz
    Inglorious Bastards, Django Unchained
  6. 6.
    Al Pacino
    Scent of a Woman, The Godfather, Heat
  7. 7.
    Tom Hardy
    Inception, Bronson, Warrior
  8. 8.
    Dustin Hoffman
    The Graduate, Rainman, Kramer vs Kramer
  9. 9.
    Gary Oldman
    True Romance, the fifth Element, Bram Stokers Dracula
  10. 10.
    Kevin Spacey
    The Usual Suspects, Seven, House of Cards
  11. 11.
    Anthony Hopkins
    Silence of the Lambs, Legends of the Fall,
  12. 12.
    Robert Duvall
    To Kill a Mockingbird, the Godfather, the Godfather 2
  13. 13.
    Brad Pitt
    Seven, Snatch, 12 Monkeys
  14. 14.
    Carey Grant
    North by Northwest, To Catch a Thief, Notorious
  15. 15.
    Morgan Freeman
    Seven, Shawshank Redemption
  16. 16.
    Gregory Peck
    To Kill a Mockingbird, Cape Fear, Roman Holiday
  17. 17.
    Charles Chaplin
    City Lights, the Great Dictator, The Gold Rush
  18. 18.
    Denzel Washington
    Training Day, Remember the Titans, Crimson Tide
  19. 19.
    Robert Redford
    Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid, Spy game, Indecent Proposal
  20. 20.
    Alec Guiness
    Bridge on the River Kwai, Star Wars, Lawrence of Arabia
  21. 21.
    Tommy Lee Jones
    The Fugitive, Blown Away, No Country for Old Men
  22. 22.
    Robin Williams
    Good Will Hunting, Mrs Doubtfire, Dead Poets Society
  23. 23.
    Johnny Depp
    Pirates of the Caribbean, Benny and Joon, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory
  24. 24.
    Benicio Del Toro
    The Usual Suspects, Traffic, Snatch
  25. 25.
    Clark Gable
    Gone With the Wind, Mutiny on the Bounty, It Happened One Night
  26. 26.
    Robert Downey Jr
    Ironman, Chaplin, Tropic Thunder
  27. 27.
    Humphrey Bogart
    Casablanca, The Treasure of the Sierra Madre, The African Queen
  28. 28.
    Ralph Fiennes
    Schindler's List, Harry Potter, the English Patient
  29. 29.
    Matt Damon
    Good Will Hunting, the Bourne Supremacy, the Bourne Identity
  30. 30.
    Javier Bardem
    No Country for Old Men, Skyfall, Love in the Tome of Cholera
  31. 31.
    Eddie Redmayne
    The Theory of Everything, My Week With Marilyn, Les Miserables
  32. 32.
    Paul Newman
    The Hustler, Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid, Cool Hand Luke