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Best Male Performances - 1960s

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Average listal rating (446 ratings) 8.7  IMDB Rating
1. Paul Newman

#1

as Luke in "Cool Hand Luke" (1967)

#12

as Butch Cassidy in "Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid" (1969)

#16

as Eddie Felson in "The Hustler" (1961)

#40

as Hud Bannon in "Hud" (1963)

#63

as Rank Capua in "Winning" (1969)

#96

as John Russell in "Hombre" (1967)
Stehako's rating:

Average listal rating (248 ratings) 8.6  IMDB Rating
2. Henry Fonda

#2

as Frank in "Once Upon a Time in the West" (1968)

#65

as Frank Beardsley in "Yours, Mine and Ours" (1968)
Stehako's rating:

Average listal rating (1185 ratings) 8.1  IMDB Rating
3. Dustin Hoffman

#3

as Ben Braddock in "The Graduate" (1967)

#24

as Ratso in "Midnight Cowboy" (1969)
Stehako's rating:

Average listal rating (244 ratings) 8.2  IMDB Rating
4. Steve McQueen

#4

as Bullitt in "Bullitt" (1968)

#20

as Thomas Crown in "The Thomas Crown Affair" (1968)

#45

as Capt. Hilts 'The Cooler' King in "The Great Escape" (1963)

#127

as Jake Holman in "The Sand Pebbles" (1966)

#134

as Boon Hogganbeck in "The Reivers" (1969)
Stehako's rating:

Average listal rating (431 ratings) 8.8  IMDB Rating
5. James Stewart

#5

as Charlie Anderson in "Shenandoah" (1965)

#41

as Ransom Stoddard in "The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance" (1962)

#76

as Marshal Guthrie McCabe in "Two Rode Together" (1961)

#99

as Frank Towns in "The Flight of the Phoenix" (1965)
Stehako's rating:

Average listal rating (201 ratings) 8.2  IMDB Rating
6. Kirk Douglas

#6

as Spartacus in "Spartacus" (1960)

#51

as Commander Paul Eddington Jr. in "In Harm's Way" (1965)
Stehako's rating:

Average listal rating (296 ratings) 8.5  IMDB Rating
7. Gregory Peck

#7

as Atticus Finch in "To Kill a Mockingbird" (1962)

#82

as Capt. Keith Mallory in "The Guns of Navarone" (1961)

#118

as Sam Bowden in "Cape Fear" (1962)
Stehako's rating:

Average listal rating (139 ratings) 8.2  IMDB Rating
8. Spencer Tracy

#8

as Henry Drummond in "Inherit the Wind" (1960)

#77

as Matt Drayton in "Guess Who's Coming to Dinner" (1967)

#108

as Chief Judge Dan Haywood in "Judgment at Nuremberg (1961)
Stehako's rating:

Average listal rating (182 ratings) 7.3  IMDB Rating
9. Albert Finney

#9

as Tom Jones in "Tom Jones" (1963)
Stehako's rating:

Average listal rating (179 ratings) 8.1  IMDB Rating
10. Peter O'Toole

#10

as T.S. Lawrence in "Lawrence of Arabia" (1962)

#43

as Arthur Chipping in "Goodbye, Mr. Chips" (1969)

#124

as Henry II in "The Lion of Winter" (1968)
Stehako's rating:

Average listal rating (124 ratings) 7.9  IMDB Rating
11. William Holden

#11

as Pike Bishop in "The Wild Bunch" (1969)

#53

as Lt. Col. Robert T. Frederick in "The Devil's Brigade" (1968)
Stehako's rating:

Average listal rating (1011 ratings) 8.1  IMDB Rating
12. Sean Connery

#13

as James Bond in "Goldfinger" (1964)

#48

as James Bond in "Dr. No" (1963)
Stehako's rating:

Average listal rating (143 ratings) 8  IMDB Rating
13. Sidney Poitier

#14

as Virgil Tibbs in "In the Heat of the Night" (1967)

#32

as Dr. John Wade Prentice in "Guess Who's Coming to Dinner" (1967)

#112

as Mark Thackeray in "To Sir, with Love" (1967)

#123

as Gordon Ralfe in "A Patch of Blue" (1965)
Stehako's rating:

Average listal rating (890 ratings) 8.3  IMDB Rating
14. Michael Caine

#15

as Alfie Elkins in "Alfie" (1966)

#39

as Charlie Croker in "The Italian Job" (1969)
Stehako's rating:

Average listal rating (184 ratings) 8  IMDB Rating
15. Anthony Perkins

#17

as Norman Bates in "Psycho" (1960)
Stehako's rating:

Average listal rating (101 ratings) 7.5  IMDB Rating
16. Dick Van Dyke

#18

as Bert/Mr. Dawes Senior in "Mary Poppins" (1964)

#89

as Caractacus Potts in "Chitty Chitty Bang Bang" (1968)
Stehako's rating:

Average listal rating (268 ratings) 8.6  IMDB Rating
17. Peter Sellers

#19

as Insp. Jacques Clouseau in "The Pink Panther"(1964)

#34

as Capt. Lionel Mandrake/President Merkin Muffley/Dr. Strangelove in "Dr. Strangelove" (1964)
Stehako's rating:

Average listal rating (19 ratings) 7.3  IMDB Rating
18. Jackie Gleason

#21

as Minnesota Fats in "The Hustler" (1961)
Stehako's rating:

Average listal rating (395 ratings) 8.6  IMDB Rating
19. Cary Grant

#22

as Peter Joshua in "Charade" (1963)

#78

as Philip Shayne in "That Touch of Mink" (1962)
Stehako's rating:

Average listal rating (167 ratings) 7.8  IMDB Rating
20. Charles Bronson

#23

as Harmonica in "Once Upon a Time in the West" (1968)

#44

as Joseph Wladislaw in "The Dirty Dozen" (1967)
Stehako's rating:

Average listal rating (266 ratings) 8.6  IMDB Rating
21. Jack Lemmon

#25

as C.C. Baxter in "The Apartment" (1960)

#56

as Joe Clay in "Days of Wine and Roses" (1962)

#64

as Felix Unger in "The Odd Couple" (1968)

#104

as Nestor Patou/Lord X in "Irma La Douce" (1963)

#129

as Harry Hinkle in "The Fortune Cookie" (1966)
Stehako's rating:

Average listal rating (343 ratings) 8  IMDB Rating
22. Robert Redford

#26

as The Sundance Kid in "Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid

#54

as Paul Bratter in "Barefoot in the Park" (1967)
Stehako's rating:

Average listal rating (137 ratings) 8.3  IMDB Rating
23. Burt Lancaster

#27

as Robert Franklin Stroud in "Birdman of Alcatraz" (1962)

#50

as Dr. Ernst Janning in "Judgment at Nuremberg" (1961)

#110

as Bill Dolworth in "The Professionals" (1966)

#131

as Elmer Gantry in "Elmer Gantry" (1960)
Stehako's rating:

Average listal rating (169 ratings) 7.7  IMDB Rating
24. James Coburn

#28

as Flying Officer Louis Sedgwick 'The Manufacturer' in The Great Escape" (1963)

#37

as Derek Flint in "In Like Flint" (1967)

#61

as Derek Flint in "Our Man Flint" (1966)

#81

as Tex Panthollow in "Charade" (1963)
Stehako's rating:

Average listal rating (182 ratings) 8.2  IMDB Rating
25. Robert Mitchum

#29

as Paddy Carmody in "The Sundowners" (1960)

#87

as Max Cady in "Cape Fear" (1962)
Stehako's rating:

Average listal rating (112 ratings) 7.4  IMDB Rating
26. Warren Beatty

#30

as Clyde Barrow in "Bonnie and Clyde" (1967)

#88

as Bud Stamper in "Splendor in the Grass" (1961)
Stehako's rating:

Average listal rating (175 ratings) 8.6  IMDB Rating
27. Marcello Mastroianni

#31

as Guido Anselmi in "8 1/2" (1963)

#83

as Marcello Rubini in "La Dolce Vita" (1961)
Stehako's rating:

Average listal rating (121 ratings) 8  IMDB Rating
28. Lee Marvin

#33

as Major Reisman in "The Dirty Dozen" (1967)

#114

as Charlie Strom in "The Killers" (1964)
Stehako's rating:

Average listal rating (103 ratings) 7.2  IMDB Rating
29. James Garner

#35

as Flight Lt. Hendley 'The Scrounger' in "The Great Escape" (1963)
Stehako's rating:

Average listal rating (133 ratings) 7.9  IMDB Rating
30. Walter Matthau

#36

as Hamilton Bartholomew in "Charade" (1963)

#60

as Oscar Madison in "The Odd Couple" (1968)
Stehako's rating:

Average listal rating (119 ratings) 7.7  IMDB Rating
31. David Niven

#38

as Cpl. Miller in "The Guns of Navarone" (1961)

#62

as Sir Charles Lytton in "The Pink Panther" (1964)
Stehako's rating:

Average listal rating (47 ratings) 7.7  IMDB Rating
32. Fredric March

#42

as Matthew Harrison Brady in "Inherit the Wind" (1960)
Stehako's rating:

Average listal rating (291 ratings) 8.1  IMDB Rating
33. Alec Guinness

#46

as Prince Feisal in "Lawrence of Arabia" (1962)

#97

as Yevgraf in "Dr. Zhivago" (1965)
Stehako's rating:

Average listal rating (1261 ratings) 8.5  IMDB Rating
34. Clint Eastwood

#47

as Blondie in "The Good, The Bad and The Ugly" (1967)

#75

as Joe in "A Fistful of Dollars" (1967)

#98

as Monco in "For a Few Dollars More" (1967)
Stehako's rating:

Average listal rating (117 ratings) 8.1  IMDB Rating
35. Richard Burton

#49

as Alec Leamas in "The Spy Who Came in from the Cold" (1965)

#111

as George in "Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?" (1966)

#130

as Mark Antony in "Cleopatra" (1963)
Stehako's rating:

Average listal rating (87 ratings) 7.4  IMDB Rating
36. Omar Sharif

#52

as Yuri in "Dr. Zhivago" (1965)
Stehako's rating:

Average listal rating (200 ratings) 8.8  IMDB Rating
37. ToshirĂ´ Mifune

#55

as Sanjuro Kuwabatake/The Samurai in "Yojimbo" (1961)
Stehako's rating:

Average listal rating (125 ratings) 8.1  IMDB Rating
38. George C. Scott

#57

as General 'Buck' Turgidson in "Dr. Strangelove" (1964)

#91

as Bert Gordon in "The Hustler" (1961)
Stehako's rating:

Average listal rating (166 ratings) 8.1  IMDB Rating
39. Fred Astaire

#58

as Finian McLonergan in "Finian's Rainbow" (1968)
Stehako's rating:

Average listal rating (321 ratings) 7.8  IMDB Rating
40. Frank Sinatra

#59

as Majore Bennett Marco in "The Manchurian Candidate" (1962)
Stehako's rating:

Average listal rating (342 ratings) 8.7  IMDB Rating
41. Orson Welles

#66

as Cardinal Wolsey in "A Man for All Seasons" (1966)
Stehako's rating:

Average listal rating (174 ratings) 8.5  IMDB Rating
42. Laurence Olivier

#67

as Marcus Licinius Crassus in "Spartacus" (1960)

#94

as Archie Rice in "The Entertainer" (1960)
Stehako's rating:

Average listal rating (243 ratings) 7.9  IMDB Rating
43. John Wayne

#68

as Rooster Cogburn in "True Grit" (1969)

#107

as Capt. Rockwell Torrey in "In Harm's Way" (1965)
Stehako's rating:

Average listal rating (251 ratings) 8.3  IMDB Rating
44. Clark Gable

#69

as Gary Langland in "The Misfits" (1961)
Stehako's rating:

Average listal rating (36 ratings) 7.4  IMDB Rating
45. Yves Montand

#70

as The Deputy in "Z" (1969)
Stehako's rating:

Average listal rating (455 ratings) 6.7  IMDB Rating
46. Jon Voight

#71

as Joe Buck in "Midnight Cowboy" (1969)
Stehako's rating:

Average listal rating (393 ratings) 7.7  IMDB Rating
47. Dennis Hopper

#72

as Billy in "Easy Rider" (1969)
Stehako's rating:

Average listal rating (249 ratings) 8  IMDB Rating
48. Gene Wilder

#73

as Leo Bloom in "The Producers" (1968)
Stehako's rating:

Average listal rating (21 ratings) 5.6  IMDB Rating
49. Keir Dullea

#74

as Dr. Dave Bowman in "2001: A Space Odyssey" (1968)
Stehako's rating:

Average listal rating (88 ratings) 7.4  IMDB Rating
50. Rod Steiger

#79

as Gillespie in "In the Heat of the Night" (1967)

#136

as Komarovsky in "Dr. Zhivago" (1965)
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The classic Hollywood era has come to an end; but some of the greats (Stewart, Grant) have stuck around while the younger, more daring actors brought in a new era of acting, marking the beginning of some long and successful careers (Hoffman, Eastwood).

Enjoy!

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