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Best Male Performances - 1990s

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Average listal rating (2246 ratings) 8  IMDB Rating
1. Tom Hanks

#1

as Forrest Gump in "Forrest Gump" (1993)

#12

as Andrew Becket in "Philadelphia" (1993)

#26

as Captain John H. Miller in "Saving Private Ryan" (1998)

#43

as Jim Lovell in "Apollo 13" (1995)

#61

as Paul Edgecomb in "The Green Mile" (1999)

Other Noteworthy Performances:


as Jimmy Dugan in "A League of Their Own" (1992)
as Sam Baldwin in "Sleepless in Seattle" (1993)
as Mr. White in "That Thing You Do" (1996)
as Joe Fox in "You've Got Mail" (1998)
Stehako's rating:

Average listal rating (2218 ratings) 7.7  IMDB Rating
2. Jim Carrey

#2

as Andy Kaufman in "The Man on the Moon" (1999)

#5

as Lloyd Christmas in "Dumb and Dumber" (1994)

#11

as Ace Ventura in "Ace Ventura: Pet Detective" (1994)

#14

as Fletcher Reede in "Liar, Liar" (1997)

#17

as Truman Burbank in "The Truman Show" (1998)

#38

as Ace Ventura in "Ace Ventura: When Nature Calls" (1995)

#55

as Staley Ipkiss in "The Mask" (1994)

Other Noteworthy Performances:


as Dr. Edward Nigma/The Riddler in "Batman Forever" (1995)
as The Cable Guy in "The Cable Guy" (1996)
Stehako's rating:

Average listal rating (1252 ratings) 6.9  IMDB Rating
3. Mel Gibson

#3

as William Wallace in "Braveheart" (1995)

Other Noteworthy Performances:


as Tom Mullen in "Ransom" (1996)
as Porter in "Payback" (1999)
Stehako's rating:

Average listal rating (200 ratings) 7  IMDB Rating
4. Richard Dreyfuss

#4

as Glenn Holland in "Mr. Holland's Opus" (1995)




Stehako's rating:

Average listal rating (1400 ratings) 8.2  IMDB Rating
5. Robert Downey Jr.

#6

as Charles Chaplin in "Chaplin" (1992)

#94

as Thomas Reilly in "Heart and Souls" (1993)

Other Noteworthy Performances:


as Wayne Gale in "Natural Born Killers" (1994)
as Blake in "Two Girls and a Guy" (1998)
Stehako's rating:

Average listal rating (1946 ratings) 8.4  IMDB Rating
6. Morgan Freeman

#7

as Ellis Boyd 'Red' Redding in "Shawshank Redemption" (1994)

#62

as Joadson in "Amistad" (1997)

Other Noteworthy Performance:


as Det. Lt. William Somerset in "Seven" (1995)
Stehako's rating:

Average listal rating (724 ratings) 6.2  IMDB Rating
7. Mike Myers

#8

as Austin Powers/Dr. Evil/Fat Bastard in "Austin Powers: The Spy Who Shagged Me" (1999)

#23

as Wayne Campbell in "Wayne's World" (1992)

#44

as Austin Powers/Dr. Evil in "Austin Powers: International Man of Mystery" (1997)

Other Noteworthy Performance:


as Charlie/Stuart Mackenzie in "So I Married an Axe Murderer" (1993)
Stehako's rating:

Average listal rating (2002 ratings) 6.5  IMDB Rating
8. Tom Cruise

#9

as Jerry Maguire in "Jerry Maguire" (1996)

Other Noteworthy Performances:


as Lt. Daniel Kaffe in "A Few Good Men (1992)
as Mitch McDeere in "The Firm" (1993)

Stehako's rating:

Average listal rating (915 ratings) 8.1  IMDB Rating
9. Denzel Washington

#10

as Malcolm X in "Malcolm X" (1992)

#18

as Rubin 'Hurricane' Carter in "The Hurricane" (1999)

#53

as Joe Miller in "Philadelphia" (1993)

Other Noteworthy Performances:


as Lt. Commander Ron Hunter in "Crimson Tide" (1995)
as Jake Shuttlesworth in "He Got Game" (1998)
Stehako's rating:

Average listal rating (552 ratings) 6.4  IMDB Rating
10. Sean Astin

#13

as Daniel E. 'Rudy' Ruettiger in "Rudy" (1993)




Stehako's rating:

Average listal rating (553 ratings) 8.6  IMDB Rating
11. Daniel Day-Lewis

#15

as Newland Archer in "The Age of Innocence" (1993)

#34

as Hawkeye in "The Last of the Mohicans (1992)


Stehako's rating:

Average listal rating (149 ratings) 8.7  IMDB Rating
12. Robert Deniro

#16

as Max Cady in "Cape Fear" (1991)

#25

as Sam 'Ace' Rothstein in "Casino" (1995)

#70

as Jimmy Conway in "Goodfellas" (1990)

Other Noteworthy Performances:


as Leonard Lowe in "Awakenings" (1990)
as Neil McCauly in "Heat" (1995)
Stehako's rating:

Average listal rating (1357 ratings) 8.6  IMDB Rating
13. Anthony Hopkins

#19

as Dr. Hannibal Lecter in "Silence of the Lambs" (1991)

#73

as Richard Nixon in "Nixon" (1995)

Other Noteworthy Performance:


as John Quincy Adams in "Amistad" (1997)
Stehako's rating:

Average listal rating (156 ratings) 6.9  IMDB Rating
14. Chris Farley

#20

as Tommy Callahan in "Tommy Boy" (1995)

#54

as Mike Donnelly in "Black Sheep" (1996)




Stehako's rating:

Average listal rating (1246 ratings) 7.8  IMDB Rating
15. Bill Murray

#21

as Phil Connors in "Groundhog Day" (1993)

#52

as Ernie McCracken in "Kingpin" (1996)

#79

as Bob Wiley in "What About Bob?" (1991)

#95

as Wally Ritchie in "The Man Who Knew Too Little" (1997)
Stehako's rating:

Average listal rating (1740 ratings) 7.4  IMDB Rating
16. Matt Damon

#22

as Will Hunting in "Good Will Hunting" (1997)

#99

as Tom Ripley in "The Talented Mr. Ripley" (1999)

Other Noteworthy Performance:


as Rudy Baylor in "The Rainmaker" (1997)
Stehako's rating:

Average listal rating (1494 ratings) 8.6  IMDB Rating
17. Al Pacino

#24

as Carlito 'Charlie' Brigante in "Carlito's Way" (1993)

#33

as Lt. Col. Frank Slade in "A Scent of a Woman" (1992)

#68

as Big Boy in "Dick Tracy" (1990)

#85

as Benjamin 'Lefty' Ruggiero in "Donnie Brasco" (1997)

Other Noteworthy Performances:


as Lt. Vincent Hanna in "Heat" (1995)
as Lowell Bergman in "The Insider" (1999)
Stehako's rating:

Average listal rating (1735 ratings) 8.6  IMDB Rating
18. Jack Nicholson

#27

as Jimmy Hoffa in "Hoffa" (1992)

Other Noteworthy Performance:


as Melvin Udall in "As Good as it Gets" (1997)

Stehako's rating:

Average listal rating (598 ratings) 7.4  IMDB Rating
19. Tim Robbins

#28

as Andy Dufresne in "The Shawshank Redemption" (1994)

Other Noteworthy Performances:


as Griffin Mill in "The Player" (1992)
as Norville Barnes in "The Hudsucker Proxy" (1994)
Stehako's rating:

Average listal rating (1781 ratings) 7.6  IMDB Rating
20. Robin Williams

#29

as Sean Maguire in "Good Will Hunting" (1997)

#40

as Daniel Hillard/Mrs. Euphegenia Doubtfire in "Mrs. Doubtfire" (1993

#86

as Patch Adams in "Patch Adams" (1998)

Other Noteworthy Performances:


as Dr. Malcolm Sayer in "Awakenings" (1990)
as Jack Charles Powell in "Jack" (1996)
as Chris Nielsen in "What Dreams May Come" (1998)
Stehako's rating:

Average listal rating (527 ratings) 7.9  IMDB Rating
21. Jeff Bridges

#30

as Jeffrey Lebowski/'The Dude' in "The Big Lebowski" (1998)




Stehako's rating:

Average listal rating (510 ratings) 7  IMDB Rating
22. Steve Martin

#31

as Vinnie Antonelli in "My Blue Heaven" (1990)

#67

as George Banks in "Father of the Bride" (1991)

#88

as Harris K. Telemacher in "L.A. Story" (1991)

Other Noteworthy Performances:


as Jonas Nightengale in "Leap of Faith" (1992)
as George Banks in "Father of the Bride II" (1995)
Stehako's rating:

Average listal rating (485 ratings) 7.5  IMDB Rating
23. Joe Pesci

#32

as Nicky Santoro in "Casino" (1995)

#51

as Tommy DeVito in "Goodfellas" (1990)

#74

as Vinny Gambini in "My Cousin Vinny" (1992)

Other Noteworthy Performance:


as Simon Wilder in "With Honors" (1994)
Stehako's rating:

Average listal rating (1303 ratings) 7.9  IMDB Rating
24. Liam Neeson

#35

as Oskar Schindler in "Schindler's List" (1993)

Other Noteworthy Performance:


as Robert Roy MacGregor in "Rob Roy" (1995)

Stehako's rating:

Average listal rating (1607 ratings) 7.7  IMDB Rating
25. Harrison Ford

#36

as Dr. Richard Kimble in "The Fugitive" (1993)

Other Noteworthy Performance:


as Jack Ryan in "Clear and Present Danger" (1994)


Stehako's rating:

Average listal rating (1294 ratings) 6.2  IMDB Rating
26. Arnold Schwarzenegger

#37

as Harry Tasker in "True Lies" (1994)

#49

as The Terminator in "Terminator 2: Judgment Day" (1991)

#66

as Det. John Kimble in "Kindergarten Cop" (1990)

#89

as Douglas Quaid/Hauser in "Total Recall" (1990)
Stehako's rating:

Average listal rating (306 ratings) 6.6  IMDB Rating
27. Jeff Daniels

#39

as Harry Dunne in "Dumb and Dumber" (1994)





Stehako's rating:

Average listal rating (401 ratings) 6.9  IMDB Rating
28. Gary Sinise

#41

as Lt. Dan Taylor in "Forrest Gump" (1994)






Stehako's rating:

Average listal rating (1980 ratings) 8  IMDB Rating
29. Leonardo DiCaprio

#42

as Arnie Grape in "What's Eating Gilbert Grape?" (1993)

#84

as King Louis XIV/Philippe in "The Man in the Iron Mask" (1998)

Other Noteworthy Performances:


as Romeo in "Romeo + Juliet" (1996)
as Hank in "Marvin's Room" (1996)
as Jack Dawson in "Titanic" (1997)
Stehako's rating:

Average listal rating (142 ratings) 5.6  IMDB Rating
30. David Spade

#45

as Richard in "Tommy Boy" (1995)

#97

as Steve Dodds in "Black Sheep" (1996)



Stehako's rating:

Average listal rating (2518 ratings) 7.9  IMDB Rating
31. Brad Pitt

#46

as Tyler Durden in "Fight Club" (1999)

Other Noteworthy Performances:


as Det. David Mills in "Seven" (1995)
as Jeffrey Goines in "Twelve Monkeys" (1995)

Stehako's rating:

Average listal rating (70 ratings) 5.4  IMDB Rating
32. Mykelti Williamson

#47

as Benjamin Buford 'Bubba' Blue in "Forrest Gump" (1994)





Stehako's rating:

Average listal rating (1178 ratings) 8.2  IMDB Rating
33. Kevin Spacey

#48

as Lester Burnham in "American Beauty" (1999)

#75

as Roger 'Verbal' Kint in "The Usual Suspects" (1995)

Other Noteworthy Performance:


as Jack Vincennes in "LA Confidential" (1997)

Stehako's rating:

Average listal rating (1466 ratings) 8.2  IMDB Rating
34. Edward Norton

#50

as Derek Vinyard in "American History X" (1998)

#98

as Aaron in "Primal Fear" (1996)

Other Noteworthy Performance:


as The Narrator in "Fight Club" (1999)
Stehako's rating:

Average listal rating (295 ratings) 7.2  IMDB Rating
35. Gabriel Byrne

#56

as Tom Reagan in "Miller's Crossing" (1990)





Stehako's rating:

Average listal rating (365 ratings) 6.4  IMDB Rating
36. Billy Crystal

#57

as Mitch Robbins in "City Slickers" (1991)

Other Noteworthy Performances:


as Mickey Gordon in "Forget Paris" (1995)
as Sammy Karmin in "My Giant" (1998)

Stehako's rating:

Average listal rating (1743 ratings) 8.2  IMDB Rating
37. Christian Bale

#58

as Jack Kelly in "Newsies" (1992)

Other Noteworthy Performance:


as Thomas Berger in "Swing Kids" (1993)


Stehako's rating:

Average listal rating (60 ratings) 6.1  IMDB Rating
38. Dana Carvey

#59

as Garth Algar in Wayne's World 2" (1993)





Stehako's rating:

Average listal rating (3168 ratings) 8.7  IMDB Rating
39. Johnny Depp

#60

as Donnie Brasco/Joseph D. Pistone in "Donnie Brasco" (1997)

#72

as Edward Scissorhands in "Edward Scissorhands" (1990)

Other Noteworthy Performance:


as Ed Wood in "Ed Wood" (1994)
as Raoul Duke in "Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas" (1998)
Stehako's rating:

Average listal rating (448 ratings) 7.3  IMDB Rating
40. Michael Douglas

#63

as William 'D-Fens' Foster in "Falling Down" (1993)

Other Noteworthy Performance:


as President Andrew Shepherd in "The American President" (!995)


Stehako's rating:

Average listal rating (636 ratings) 6.9  IMDB Rating
41. Pierce Brosnan

#64

as James Bond in "GoldenEye" (1995)

#78

as Thomas Crown in "The Thomas Crown Affair" (1999)




Stehako's rating:

Average listal rating (591 ratings) 7.4  IMDB Rating
42. Woody Harrelson

#65

as Mickey Knox in "Natural Born Killers" (1994)

Other Noteworthy Performances:


as Roy Munson in "Kingpin" (1996)
as Larry Flynt in "The People Vs. Larry Flynt" (1996)

Stehako's rating:

Average listal rating (116 ratings) 7.5  IMDB Rating
43. Warren Beatty

#69

as Bugsy Siegel in "Bugsy" (1991)

#83

as Dick Tracy in "Dick Tracy" (1990)



Stehako's rating:

Average listal rating (635 ratings) 7.1  IMDB Rating
44. John Goodman

#71

as Walter Sobchak in "The Big Lebowski" (1998)




Stehako's rating:

Average listal rating (682 ratings) 7.7  IMDB Rating
45. John Malkovich

#76

as Mitch Leary in "In the Line of Fire" (1993)





Stehako's rating:

Average listal rating (999 ratings) 8.1  IMDB Rating
46. Ralph Fiennes

#77

as Count Laszlo de Almasy in "The English Patient" (1996)

Other Noteworthy Performances:


as Amon Goeth in "Schindler's List" (1993)
as Charles Van Doren in "Quiz Show" (1994)


Stehako's rating:

Average listal rating (1195 ratings) 8.1  IMDB Rating
47. Dustin Hoffman

#80

as Bernie Laplante in "Hero" (1992)

Other Noteworthy Performances:


as Captain Hook in "Hook" (1991)
as Col. Sam Daniels in "Outbreak" (1995)
as Stanley Motss in "Wag the Dog" (1997)


Stehako's rating:

Average listal rating (759 ratings) 6.7  IMDB Rating
48. Hugh Grant

#81

as Edward Ferrars in "Sense and Sensibility" (1995)

Other Noteworthy Performances:


as Charles in "Four Weddings and a Funeral" (1994)
as Reginald Anson in "The Gentleman Who Went Up a Hill But Came Down a Mountain" (1995)
as William Thacker in "Notting Hill" (1999)


Stehako's rating:

Average listal rating (330 ratings) 6.9  IMDB Rating
49. Ray Liotta

#82

as Henry Hill in "Goodfellas" (1990)






Stehako's rating:

Average listal rating (386 ratings) 6.5  IMDB Rating
50. Cuba Gooding Jr.

#87

as Rod Tidwell in "Jerry Maguire" (1996)






Stehako's rating:


 

101 of My Favorite 90s Actors, highlighting 101 Great Performances and paying tribute to many more of my favorite roles from this crazy decade!



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Comments

Posted: 4 years, 3 months ago at Apr 28 6:37
I wish Mr. Holland were my music teacher!
Posted: 4 years, 3 months ago at May 1 14:14
i personaly Like jim carrey
Posted: 4 years ago at Jul 26 20:36
Jack Nicholson in "One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest", you must put it man he did a great job
Posted: 4 years ago at Jul 26 20:37
Thanks for this list
Posted: 4 years ago at Jul 30 16:23
Jack Nicholson was amazing in that role, in fact I liked it so much that it was ranked #2 for the decade the film came out it in, the 1970s:
http://www.listal.com/list/best-male-performances-1970s
Posted: 2 years, 1 month ago at Jun 4 20:15
Go Jim Carrey!
Posted: 1 year, 10 months ago at Sep 28 11:25
Tom Hanks is the best! :)

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