The Greatest Screen Performances of All Time
In making the following list of the greatest screen performances of all time, almost all major actors and actresses globally in the leading or supporting roles were evaluated. The greatest performances are colored in red, great performances in green and if needed in ranking and differentiating between performances, the good performances that colored in blue were also considered. One sole greatest performance could not include in this greatest 100 screen performance of all time, but a career of such superb acting. But such great performances though not in this list are acknowledged here: Vanessa Redgrave in Julia, Anne Bancroft in Graduate, Ezzatolah Entezami in The Cow, Ali MacGraw in Love Story, John Turturro in Barton Fink, John Gazale in Dog day afternoon, Peter Finch in Network, Sylvester Stallone in Rocky, Christopher Walken in The Deer Hunter, Nastassja Kinski in Tess, Kevin Klein in Sophie’s choice, Nicholas Cage in Leaving Las Vegas, Lee Ermey in Full Metal Jacket, Kevin Costner in Dances with wolves, Willem Dafoe in The Last Temptation of Christ, Winona Ryder in Girl, Interrupted, Juliette Lewis in Natural Born Killers, Jennifer Jason Leigh in Single white female, Woody Harrelson in Natural Born Killers, Billy Bob Thornton in Sling Blade, Roberto Benigni in Life is beautiful, Angelina Jolie in Girl, Interrupted, Will Smith in Ali, Jamie Foxx in Ray, Marion Cotillard in La Vie en Rose, and Eddie Redmayne in The Danish Girl.
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