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Best Male Performances - 2000s

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1. Leonardo DiCaprio

#1

as Howard Hughes in "The Aviator" (2004)

#6

as Frank Abagnale Jr in "Catch Me If You Can" (2002)

#17

as Amsterdam Vallon in "Gangs of New York" (2002)

#40

as Danny Archer in "Blood Diamond" (2006)

#51

as Billy Costigan in "The Departed" (2006)

#90

as Richard in "The Beach" (2000)

#115

as Frank Wheeler in "Revolutionary Road" (2008)

Other Noteworthy Performance:


as Roger Ferris in "Body of Lies" (2008)

Stehako's rating:

Average listal rating (935 ratings) 7.8  IMDB Rating
2. Russell Crowe

#2

as Maximus in "Gladiator" (2000)

#19

as Richie Roberts in "American Gangster" (2007)

#65

as Jim Braddock in "Cinderella Man" (2005)

#86

as John Nash in "A Beautiful Mind" (2001)

#127

as Ben Wade in "3:10 to Yuma" (2007)

#150

as Capt. Jack Aubrey in "Master and Commander" (2003)

Other Noteworthy Performance:


as Cal McAffrey in "State of Play" (2009)

Stehako's rating:

Average listal rating (547 ratings) 8.6  IMDB Rating
3. Daniel Day-Lewis

#3

as Daniel Plainview in "There Will Be Blood" (2007)

#12

as Bill "The Butcher" Cutting in "Gangs of New York" (2002)

#61

as Guido Contini in "Nine" (2009)



Stehako's rating:

Average listal rating (388 ratings) 7.5  IMDB Rating
4. Emile Hirsch

#4

as Chris McCandless/Alexander Supertramp in "Into the Wild" (2007)

Other Noteworthy Performance:


as Matthew Kidman in "The Girl Next Door" (2004)




Stehako's rating:

Average listal rating (1719 ratings) 8.2  IMDB Rating
5. Christian Bale

#5

as Patrick Bateman in "American Psycho" (2000)

#21

as Bruce Wayne/Batman in "Batman Begins" (2005)

#43

as Dieter Dangler in "Rescue Dawn" (2007)

#105

as Alfred Borden in "The Prestige" (2006)

#112

as Bruce Wayne/Batman in "The Dark Knight" (2008)

#147

as Trevor Reznik in "The Machinist" (2004)

Other Noteworthy Performance:


as Dan Evans in "3:10 to Yuma" (2007)

Stehako's rating:

Average listal rating (1470 ratings) 8.5  IMDB Rating
6. Heath Ledger

#7

as The Joker in "The Dark Knight" (2008)

Other Noteworthy Performances:


as William in "A Knight's Tale" (2001)
as Tony in "The Imaginarium of Dr. Parnassus" (2009)
as Casanova in "Casanova" (2005)

Stehako's rating:

Average listal rating (689 ratings) 7.3  IMDB Rating
7. Daniel Craig

#8

as James Bond in "Casino Royale" (2006)

#48

as James Bond in "Quantum of Solace" (2008)

#107

as XXXX in "Layer Cake" (2004)




Stehako's rating:

Average listal rating (773 ratings) 6.2  IMDB Rating
8. Will Ferrell

#9

as Ron Burgundy in "Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy" (2004)

#33

as Brennan 'Night Hawk' Huff in "Step Brothers" (2008)

#57

as Mugatu in "Zoolander" (2001)

#73

as Frank 'The Tank' Ricard in "Old School" (2003)

Other Noteworthy Performances:


as Harold Crick in "Stranger Than Fiction" (2006)
as Chazz Michael Michaels in "Blades of Glory" (2007)

Stehako's rating:

Average listal rating (2207 ratings) 7.7  IMDB Rating
9. Jim Carrey

#10

as Joel Barish in "Eternal Sunshine in the Spotless Mind" (2004)

#23

as Charlie Bailygates/Hank in "Me, Myself & Irene" (2000)

#91

as Grinch in "How the Grinch Stole Christmas" (2000)

#104

as Peter Appleton in "The Majestic" (2001)

#158

as Count Olaf in "Lemony Snicket's a Series of Unfortunate Events" (2004)

#177

as Carl Allen in "Yes Man" (2008)


Other Noteworthy Performance:


As Bruce Nolan in "Bruce Almighty" (2003)
Stehako's rating:

Average listal rating (903 ratings) 8.1  IMDB Rating
10. Denzel Washington

#11

as Frank Lucas in "American Gangster" (2007)

#56

as Alonzo in "Training Day" (2001)

#125

as Herman Boone in "Remember the Titans" (2000)

Other Noteworthy Performances:


as Ben Marco in "The Manchurian Candidate" (2004)
as Det. Keith Frazier in "Inside Man" (2006)

Stehako's rating:

Average listal rating (644 ratings) 6.4  IMDB Rating
11. Vince Vaughn

#13

as Jeremy Grey in "Wedding Crashers" (2005)

#75

as Bernard 'Beanie' Campbell in "Old School" (2003)

#184

as Ricky in "Made" (2001)


Stehako's rating:

Average listal rating (2230 ratings) 8  IMDB Rating
12. Tom Hanks

#14

as Michael Sullivan in "Road to Perdition" (2002)

#46

as Chuck Noland in "Cast Away" (2000)

#53

as Carl Hanratty in "Catch Me If You Can" (2002)

#62

as Viktor Navorski in "The Terminal" (2004)

#81

as Charlie Wilson in "Charlie Wilson's War" (2007)

#169

as Robert Langdon in "The Da Vinci Code" (2006)

#198

as Prof. D.H. Dorr in "The LadyKillers" (2004)

Stehako's rating:

Average listal rating (1653 ratings) 7.6  IMDB Rating
13. Will Smith

#15

as Chris Gardner in "The Pursuit of Happyness" (2006)

#60

as Cassius Clay/Muhammad Ali in "Ali" (2001)

#108

as Ben Thomas in "Seven Pounds" (2008)

#191

as Robert Neville in "I Am Legend" (2007)

Other Noteworthy Performances:


as Del Spooner in "I, Robot" (2004)
as Alex 'Hitch' Hitchens in "Hitch" (2005)

Stehako's rating:

Average listal rating (638 ratings) 7.6  IMDB Rating
14. Benicio Del Toro

#16

as Ernesto Che Guevara in "Che: Parts 1 & 2" (2008)

#168

as Javier Rodriguez in "Traffic" (2000)




Stehako's rating:

Average listal rating (411 ratings) 7.5  IMDB Rating
15. Sam Rockwell

#18

as Sam Bell in "Moon" (2009)






Stehako's rating:

Average listal rating (1259 ratings) 6.5  IMDB Rating
16. Owen Wilson

#20

as John Beckwith in "Wedding Crashers" (2005)

#72

as Ken Hutchinson in "Starsky & Hutch" (2004)

#180

as John Grogan in "Marley & Me" (2008)

Other Noteworthy Performance:


as Francis in "The Darjeeling Limited" (2007)
as Ned Plimpton in "The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou" (2004)


Stehako's rating:

Average listal rating (450 ratings) 7.1  IMDB Rating
17. Don Cheadle

#22

as Paul Rusesabagina in "Hotel Rwanda" (2004)

#68

as Petey Greene in "Talk to Me" (2007)

Other Noteworthy Performance:


as Alan Johnson in "Reign Over Me" (2007)


Stehako's rating:

Average listal rating (1926 ratings) 8.4  IMDB Rating
18. Morgan Freeman

#24

as Nelson Mandela in "Invictus" (2009)






Stehako's rating:

Average listal rating (1476 ratings) 7.5  IMDB Rating
19. George Clooney

#25

as Ryan Bingham in "Up in the Air" (2009)

#70

as Danny Ocean in "Ocean's 11" (2001)

#133

as Michael Clayton in "Michael Clayton" (2007)



Stehako's rating:

Average listal rating (746 ratings) 7.4  IMDB Rating
20. Steve Carell

#26

as Andy Stitzer in "The 40-Year-Old Virgin" (2005)

#171

as Dan in "Dan in Real Life" (2007)





Stehako's rating:

Average listal rating (355 ratings) 6.8  IMDB Rating
21. Jamie Foxx

#27

as Ray Charles in "Ray" (2004)

#187

as Nathaniel Ayers in "The Soloist" (2009)

Other Noteworthy Performance:


as Max in "Collateral" (2004)


Stehako's rating:

Average listal rating (2488 ratings) 7.9  IMDB Rating
22. Brad Pitt

#28

as Benjamin Button in "The Curious Case of Benjamin Button" (2008)

#139

as Achilles in "Troy" (2004)

#157

as Jesse James in "The Assassination of Jesse James..." (2007)

Other Noteworthy Performance:


as Lt Aldo Raine in "Inglourious Basterds" (2009)


Stehako's rating:

Average listal rating (3133 ratings) 8.7  IMDB Rating
23. Johnny Depp

#29

as "George Jung" in "Blow" (2001)

#78

as Capt. Jack Sparrow in "Pirates of the Caribbean: Curse of the Black Pearl" (2003)

#92

as Sweeney Todd/Benjamin Barker in "Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet St." (2007)

#141

as John Dillinger in "Public Enemies" (2009)

#194

as Willy Wonka in "Charlie and the Chocolate Factory" (2005)


Stehako's rating:

Average listal rating (1378 ratings) 8.2  IMDB Rating
24. Robert Downey Jr.

#30

as Harry Lockheart in "Kiss Kiss Bang Bang" (2005)

#42

as Tony Stark/Iron Man in "Iron Man" (2008)

#123

as Paul Avery in "Zodiac" (2007)

#145

as Sherlock Holmes in "Sherlock Holmes" (2009)

#178

as Steve Lopez in "The Soloist" (2009)


Stehako's rating:

Average listal rating (1166 ratings) 8.2  IMDB Rating
25. Kevin Spacey

#31

as Bobby Darin in "Beyond the Sea" (2004)






Stehako's rating:

Average listal rating (635 ratings) 7.3  IMDB Rating
26. Paul Giamatti

#32

as Harvey Pekar in "American Splendor" (2003)

#45

as Miles in "Sideways" (2004)

Other Noteworthy Performance:


as Himself in "Cold Souls" (2009)



Stehako's rating:

Average listal rating (510 ratings) 8.1  IMDB Rating
27. Javier Bardem

#34

as Anton Chigurh in "No Country for Old Men" (2007)

#69

as Reinaldo Arenas in "Before Night Falls" (2000)





Stehako's rating:

Average listal rating (888 ratings) 7.7  IMDB Rating
28. Philip Seymour Hoffman

#35

as Truman Capote in "Capote" (2005)

#59

as Caden Cotard in "Synecdoche, New York" (2008)

#172

as Gust Avrakotos in "Charlie Wilson's War" (2007)

Other Noteworthy Performance:


as Andy Hanson in "Before the Devil Knows You're Dead (2007)


Stehako's rating:

Average listal rating (560 ratings) 6.7  IMDB Rating
29. John C. Reilly

#36

as Dale "Dragon" Doback in "Step Brothers" (2008)

#148

as Dewey Cox in "Walk Hard: The Dewey Cox Story" (2007)

#181

as Amos Hart in "Chicago" (2002)



Stehako's rating:

Average listal rating (1649 ratings) 7.9  IMDB Rating
30. Ewan McGregor

#37

as Young Ed Bloom in "Big Fish" (2003)





Stehako's rating:

Average listal rating (765 ratings) 7.5  IMDB Rating
31. Joaquin Phoenix

#38

as Johnny Cash in "Walk the Line" (2005)






Stehako's rating:

Average listal rating (699 ratings) 7.3  IMDB Rating
32. Ryan Reynolds

#39

as Van Wilder in "Van Wilder" (2002)

Other Noteworthy Performance:


as Will Hayes in "Definitely, Maybe" (2008)



Stehako's rating:

Average listal rating (621 ratings) 6.9  IMDB Rating
33. Pierce Brosnan

#41

as Julian Noble in "The Matador" (2005)

Other Noteworthy Performance:


as Gideon in "Seraphim Falls" (2007)




Stehako's rating:

Average listal rating (553 ratings) 7.3  IMDB Rating
34. Eric Bana

#44

as Avner in "Munich" (2005)

#109

as Hector in "Troy" (2004)





Stehako's rating:

Average listal rating (1455 ratings) 6.5  IMDB Rating
35. Ben Stiller

#47

as Derek Zoolander in "Zoolander" (2001)

#77

as David Starsky in "Starsky & Hutch" (2004)

#120

as White Goodman in "Dodgeball: A True Underdog Story" (2004)

Other Noteworthy Performances:


as Chas Tenenbaum in "The Royal Tenenbaums" (2001)
as Ruben Feffer in "Along Came Polly" (2004)

Stehako's rating:

Average listal rating (1732 ratings) 7.4  IMDB Rating
36. Matt Damon

#49

as Jason Bourne in "The Bourne Supremacy" (2004)

#74

as Francois Pienaar in "Invictus" (2009)

#102

as Jason Bourne in "The Bourne Identity" (2002)

#111

as Colin Sullivan in "The Departed" (2006)

#130

as Jason Bourne in "The Bourne Ultimatum" (2007)

#159

as Edward Wilson in "The Good Shepherd" (2006)

Other Noteworthy Performance:


as Mark Whitacre in "The Informant!" (2009)

Stehako's rating:

Average listal rating (723 ratings) 6.2  IMDB Rating
37. Mike Myers

#50

as Austin Powers/Dr. Evil/Fat Bastard/Goldmember in "Austin Powers in Goldmember"





Stehako's rating:

Average listal rating (316 ratings) 7.1  IMDB Rating
38. Djimon Hounsou

#52

as Solomon Vandy in "Blood Diamond" (2006)






Stehako's rating:

Average listal rating (934 ratings) 7.4  IMDB Rating
39. Hugo Weaving

#54

as V in "V for Vendetta" (2006)







Stehako's rating:

Average listal rating (373 ratings) 7.7  IMDB Rating
40. Guy Pearce

#55

as Leonard in "Memento" (2001)

#199

as Andy Warhol in "Factory Girl" (2006)

Other Noteworthy Performance:


as Charlie Burns in "The Proposition" (2006)



Stehako's rating:

Average listal rating (517 ratings) 7.9  IMDB Rating
41. Jeff Bridges

#58

as Bad Blake in "Crazy Heart" (2009)







Stehako's rating:

Average listal rating (1717 ratings) 8.6  IMDB Rating
42. Jack Nicholson

#63

as Frank Costello in "The Departed" (2006)

#136

as Warren Schmidt in "About Schmidt" (2002)

#95

as Dr. Buddy Rydell in "Anger Management" (2003)

#188

as Harry Sanborn in "Something's Gotta Give" (2003)

Other Noteworthy Performance:


as Edward Cole in "The Bucket List" (2008)

Stehako's rating:

Average listal rating (305 ratings) 6.6  IMDB Rating
43. Jeff Daniels

#64

as Bernard Berkman in "The Squid and the Whale" (2005)






Stehako's rating:

Average listal rating (416 ratings) 8.5  IMDB Rating
44. Christoph Waltz

#66

as Col. Hans Landa in "Inglourious Basterds" (2009)







Stehako's rating:

Average listal rating (881 ratings) 7.8  IMDB Rating
45. Viggo Mortensen

#71

as Aragorn in "The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King" (2003)

#106

as Father in "The Road" (2009)

#128

as Tom Stall in "A History of Violence" (2005)

Other Noteworthy Performances:


as Nikolai in "Eastern Promises" (2007)
as Everett Hitch in "Appaloosa" (2008)

Stehako's rating:

Average listal rating (490 ratings) 7.2  IMDB Rating
46. Ethan Hawke

#67

as Jake in "Training Day" (2001)

#192

as Jesse in "Before Sunset" (2004)





Stehako's rating:

Average listal rating (121 ratings) 6.3  IMDB Rating
47. Thomas Haden Church

#76

as Jack in "Sideways" (2004)






Stehako's rating:

Average listal rating (733 ratings) 7.6  IMDB Rating
48. Clive Owen

#79

as Smith in "Shoot 'Em Up" (2007)

#103

as Theo Faron in "Children of Men" (2006)

#124

as Larry in "Closer" (2004)

#164

as Dalton Russell in "Inside Man" (2006)

Other Noteworthy Performance:


as Ray Koval in "Duplicity" (2009)

Stehako's rating:

Average listal rating (803 ratings) 8.2  IMDB Rating
49. Ryan Gosling

#80

as Lars Lindstrom in "Lars and the Real Girl" (2007)

#185

as Dan Dunne in "Half Nelson" (2006)





Stehako's rating:

Average listal rating (2033 ratings) 8.6  IMDB Rating
50. Robert De Niro

#82

as Franke Goode in "Everybody's Fine" (2009)

#110

as Jack Byrnes in "Meet the Parents" (2000)





Stehako's rating:


 

This epic list shows appreciation to

200 roles from 100 actors

and additional roles plus

35 bonus actors

that couldn't be left out

It may seem like a lot, but

5178 films

were released in the decade (1130 of which I saw)



Enjoy!


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Comments

Posted: 3 years, 10 months ago at May 25 4:51
Yeah, I couldn't imagine trying to put this together, so good work. Leo and Owen had a great decade, and I'm glad you had some Cillian Murphy in there, I love him!
Posted: 3 years, 6 months ago at Sep 25 12:59
Have u ever seen movies like Memoirs of a Geisha, The Last Samurai or Brokeback Mountain?

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