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Best Performances that Didn't Win an Oscar

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Rated 0 points - posted 12 years ago by BradHemphill in category Movies.
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Grace Kelly in Rear Window Report Abuse
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Marilyn Monroe in The Misfits Report Abuse
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Courtney Love in "The People vs larry Flint" Report Abuse
She might be a train wreck in real life, but she did a pretty good job in this film and was snubbed by Hollywood.
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Paul Newman in The Sting Report Abuse
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James Dean in Rebel Without a Cause Report Abuse
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Anthony Perkins in Psycho Report Abuse
36 points - added 12 years ago by BradHemphill - 1 comment
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Norman Bates is, and will always be, one of the greatest movie villains of all time. I will never understanding why this truly remarkable performance failed to even get nominated.
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Henry Fonda in 12 Angry Men Report Abuse
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Toshiro Mifune in Throne of Blood Report Abuse
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Tony Curtis in Some Like it Hot Report Abuse
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Steve Martin Report Abuse
As Roger Cobb in All of Me, Martin gives one of the greatest physical performances ever caught on film.
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Geraldine Page in Interiors Report Abuse
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Bill Murray in Groundhog Day Report Abuse
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Robert Shaw Report Abuse
Quint in Jaws is one of the great characters of the 1970's.
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Glenn Ford in Blackboard Jungle Report Abuse
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Gene Hackman in The Conversation Report Abuse
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Mieko Harada Report Abuse
In Ran, Harada is a force playing the evil Lady Kaede.
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Sean Astin Report Abuse
Samwise was the heart of The Lord of the Rings, and Astin was brilliant.
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Jeff Bridges Report Abuse
His roles as the Dude, and as the radio host in Fisher King are miles ahead of his winning performance in Crazy Heart.
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Sidney Poitier from In the Heat of the Night Report Abuse
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Dennis Hopper in Blue Velvet Report Abuse
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Mia Farrow in Rosemary's Baby Report Abuse
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Alan Rickman in Die Hard Report Abuse
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Eric Roberts in Star 80 Report Abuse
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Holly Hunter in Raising Arizona Report Abuse
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Harvey Keitel in Bad Lieutenant Report Abuse
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Roy Scheider in All That Jazz Report Abuse
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Faye Dunaway in Mommie Dearest Report Abuse
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Treat Williams in Prince of the City Report Abuse
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Robert Duvall in The Great Santini Report Abuse
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Martin Sheen in Apocalypse Now Report Abuse
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Al Pacino in Serpico Report Abuse
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Marlon Brando in Last Tango in Paris Report Abuse
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Richard Pryor in Blue Collar Report Abuse
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Robert DeNiro in Taxi Driver Report Abuse
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