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Old 12-28-2005, 09:59 AM
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This went unsettled in a friendly debate so I figured I'd pick OOT's brain... although this might be really easy, not sure.

Who are the three greatest actors of the past 15 years? Pretty much excluding foreign films.
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Old 12-28-2005, 10:02 AM
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Brad Pitt
Morgan Freeman

Third is hard: Eric Bana? Paul Bettany?

Foreign: Vincent Cassel
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Old 12-28-2005, 10:02 AM
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The standard answer will be Robert DeNiro, Al Pacino, and either Jack Nicholson, Dustin Hoffman, or Tom Hanks.
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Old 12-28-2005, 10:03 AM
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Denzel Washington
Kevin Spacey
Tom Hanks


Feel free to disagree. [img]/images/graemlins/grin.gif[/img]
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Old 12-28-2005, 10:06 AM
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The standard answer will be Robert DeNiro, Al Pacino, and either Jack Nicholson, Dustin Hoffman, or Tom Hanks.

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I don't see how these are the standard answers... I'm too lazy to open IMDB but I don't see how you can put Pacino on this list. Or Hoffman, really.

Myself, I thought the list looked like:

Hanks
Spacey
Crowe

The question certainly has a correlation to Oscars/Oscar nominations but that is not the sole factor.
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Old 12-28-2005, 10:09 AM
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Tom Hanks
Denzel Washington
Ed Norton
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Old 12-28-2005, 10:11 AM
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Norton is cool.
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Old 12-28-2005, 10:14 AM
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The standard answer will be Robert DeNiro, Al Pacino, and either Jack Nicholson, Dustin Hoffman, or Tom Hanks.

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except they all did their best work more than 15 years ago.

don't forget about P. Seymour Hoffman

foreign: Gael Garcia Bernal
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Old 12-28-2005, 10:19 AM
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PSH was RIGHT there for me, but I had to take Hanks and Denzel over him, assuming the upper range of the time frame was 15 years.
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Old 12-28-2005, 11:07 AM
Kurn, son of Mogh Kurn, son of Mogh is offline
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Ed Norton
Kevin Spacey
Russell Crowe

Honorable mention to William H. Macy and James Cromwell
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