Film Acting that left you speechless.

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Adam Sandler in Uncut gems was actually awesome.
And also The Meyerowicz stories with Dustin Hoffman and Ben Stiller (who also puts in an excellent dramatic performance). Sandler is a better actor than many give credit, probably including himself, which is why he does some god awful stuff these days
 

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J.K Simmons - Whiplash

Anthony Hopkins - Silence of the Lambs

Kevin Spacey - American Beauty

Jim Carrey - The Truman Show

F. Murray Abraham - Amadeus

Mads Mikkelson - The Hunt

Dustin Hoffman - Rain Man

Toni Collette - Hereditary

Malcolm McDonald - A Clockwork Orange

Tony Leung - Mood for Love
 

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Val Kilmer as Doc Holiday in Tombstone (simply brilliant)

 

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Tom Hanks in the final scene of captain Phillips, unburdening all the supressed fear he experienced while trying to stay alive
 

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Yeah he's absolutely incredible in that. Hard to beat.
Would be great to hear some recommendations similar to that. Absolutely love watching such biopics or even fictional stories of people with troubled lives, especially mental health issues and how they cope with it. Love The Theory of Everything as well.
 

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Would be great to hear some recommendations similar to that. Absolutely love watching such biopics or even fictional stories of people with troubled lives, especially mental health issues and how they cope with it. Love The Theory of Everything as well.
Shine and The Imitation Game spring to mind.
 

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Scarlet Johnson in Jojo Rabbit, also Sam Rockwell.

Matthew Mcconaughey in Dallas Buyers Club and True Detective

Andre Royo in The Wire (almost every actor was on point but Bubbles in season 4....)

Michael Chiklis and Walton Goggins in the Wire

James Spader and William Shatner in Boston Legal.

Kevin Spacey in the Usual Suspects, House of Cards and Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil

Clint Eastwood in The Outlaw Josey Wales and Gran Torino

Andrew Robinson in Dirty Harry

Stephen Graham in Save Me

Damien Lewis in Homeland (early seasons)

Shane Taylor in Band of Brothers (could have named at least half the cast)

Ewan McGregor, Ewan Bremner and Robert Carlyle in Trainspotting.
 

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Would be great to hear some recommendations similar to that. Absolutely love watching such biopics or even fictional stories of people with troubled lives, especially mental health issues and how they cope with it. Love The Theory of Everything as well.
Rain man is good.
 

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Charlieze Theron in Monster where she plays Aileen Wuornos.

Just brilliant.
 

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Robert Knepper - Prison Break
Denzel Washington - Training Day
 

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Samuel L Jackson - in everything
Danny Glover - 2012, Predator 2
Jamie Foxx - Ray, Django, Collateral
Jack Nicholson - As good as it gets
De Niro - Heat, Godfather, Cape Fear, The Fan etc
Cuba Gooding Jr - Jerry Maguire
Tom Cruise - Jerry Maguire, Cocktail, MI
Dicaprio - Catch me if you can
Walken - True Romance, King of New York, Deer Hunter
Laurence Fishburne - Matrix, King of New York
Daniel Day Lewis - In the name of the father
Matt Damon - Bourne series, The Talented Mr Ripley
Tom Hanks - Road to Perdition
Jude Law - Talented Mr Ripley, Road to perdition
Vigo Mortensen - A history of violence
 
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The ending of Seven. So good by all three actors.
 
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Michael Chiklis and Walton Goggins in the Wire
The Shield. It’s one of only a handful of shows I’ve watched twice, (and watched some seasons and episodes many more times) and it will be watched a 3rd time at some point. Just brilliant.

not seen either actor get close to their performances in The Shield in anything else.
 

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This movie is devastating to watch but it is a masterpiece as it does a remarkable job of making the viewer understand the unspeakable atrocities committed.

This scene absolutely harrowing but it is fantastically done. Fiennes as Amon Göth lookes genuinely possessed.