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Top Films by Actor (N-O)

Tatsuya Nakadai

Rank Title Year Director(s) Overall
Rank
1 The Seven Samurai 1954 Akira Kurosawa 29
2 Ran 1985 Akira Kurosawa 191
3 Yojimbo 1961 Akira Kurosawa 361
4 High and Low 1963 Akira Kurosawa 899
5 Harakiri 1962 Masaki Kobayashi 985
6 Kagemusha 1980 Akira Kurosawa 997
7 Kwaidan 1964 Masaki Kobayashi 1297
8 Sanjuro 1962 Akira Kurosawa 1884
9 The Human Condition: A Soldier's Prayer 1961 Masaki Kobayashi 2047
10 Samurai Rebellion 1967 Masaki Kobayashi 2121
11 The Human Condition: No Greater Love 1959 Masaki Kobayashi 2304
12 When a Woman Ascends the Stairs 1960 Mikio Naruse 2333

Liam Neeson

Rank Title Year Director(s) Overall
Rank
1 Schindler's List 1993 Steven Spielberg 34
2 Batman Begins 2005 Christopher Nolan 481
3 Love Actually 2003 Richard Curtis 726
4 Gangs of New York 2002 Martin Scorsese 1195
5 Star Wars: Episode I - The Phantom Menace 1999 George Lucas 1423
6 Excalibur 1981 John Boorman 1438
7 The Dark Knight Rises 2012 Christopher Nolan 1607
8 The Mission 1986 Roland Joffé 1717
9 Ponyo 2008 Hayao Miyazaki 1821
10 The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe 2005 Andrew Adamson 1825
11 Husbands and Wives 1992 Woody Allen 2019
12 Taken 2008 Pierre Morel 2024
13 The Lego Movie 2014 Phil Lord and Christopher Miller 2367

Sam Neill

Rank Title Year Director(s) Overall
Rank
1 Jurassic Park 1993 Steven Spielberg 143
2 The Piano 1993 Jane Campion 358
3 My Brilliant Career 1979 Gillian Armstrong 1764
4 Possession 1981 Andrzej Zulawski 1784
5 The Hunt for Red October 1990 John McTiernan 2016

Paul Newman

Rank Title Year Director(s) Overall
Rank
1 Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid 1969 George Roy Hill 135
2 The Hustler 1961 Robert Rossen 272
3 Cool Hand Luke 1967 Stuart Rosenberg 307
4 The Sting 1973 George Roy Hill 341
5 Slap Shot 1977 George Roy Hill 715
6 Hud 1963 Martin Ritt 850
7 The Verdict 1982 Sidney Lumet 895
8 Road to Perdition 2002 Sam Mendes 1176
9 The Color of Money 1986 Martin Scorsese 1604
10 The Towering Inferno 1974 John Guillermin and Irwin Allen 1668
11 Cat on a Hot Tin Roof 1958 Richard Brooks 1871
12 The Hudsucker Proxy 1994 Joel Coen 1943
13 Somebody Up There Likes Me 1956 Robert Wise 2233
14 Hombre 1967 Martin Ritt 2302

Jack Nicholson

Rank Title Year Director(s) Overall
Rank
1 Chinatown 1974 Roman Polanski 18
2 One Flew over the Cuckoo's Nest 1975 Milos Forman 37
3 The Shining 1980 Stanley Kubrick 46
4 Easy Rider 1969 Dennis Hopper 139
5 The Departed 2006 Martin Scorsese 323
6 Five Easy Pieces 1970 Bob Rafelson 529
7 Batman 1989 Tim Burton 569
8 Terms of Endearment 1983 James L. Brooks 602
9 Reds 1981 Warren Beatty 784
10 Broadcast News 1987 James L. Brooks 789
11 The Passenger 1975 Michelangelo Antonioni 873
12 As Good as It Gets 1997 James L. Brooks 986
13 The Last Detail 1973 Hal Ashby 1214
14 A Few Good Men 1992 Rob Reiner 1420
15 Tommy 1975 Ken Russell 1659
16 Prizzi's Honor 1985 John Huston 1673
17 About Schmidt 2002 Alexander Payne 1887
18 Mars Attacks! 1996 Tim Burton 1983
19 Head 1968 Bob Rafelson 2191
20 Carnal Knowledge 1971 Mike Nichols 2193
21 The Postman Always Rings Twice 1981 Bob Rafelson 2215
22 The Shooting 1966 Monte Hellman 2241
23 Something's Gotta Give 2003 Nancy Meyers 2303

David Niven

Rank Title Year Director(s) Overall
Rank
1 Stairway to Heaven 1946 Michael Powell and Emeric Pressburger 200
2 Wuthering Heights 1939 William Wyler 716
3 Mutiny on the Bounty 1935 Frank Lloyd 787
4 Dodsworth 1936 William Wyler 977
5 The Pink Panther 1963 Blake Edwards 1018
6 The Guns of Navarone 1961 J. Lee Thompson 1203
7 The Charge of the Light Brigade 1936 Michael Curtiz 1627
8 Around the World in Eighty Days 1956 Michael Anderson 2023
9 The Prisoner of Zenda 1937 John Cromwell 2420

Edward Norton

Rank Title Year Director(s) Overall
Rank
1 Fight Club 1999 David Fincher 68
2 American History X 1998 Tony Kaye 600
3 25th Hour 2002 Spike Lee 1068
4 Moonrise Kingdom 2012 Wes Anderson 1618
5 The Grand Budapest Hotel 2014 Wes Anderson 1642
6 The People vs. Larry Flynt 1996 Milos Forman 1653
7 Primal Fear 1996 Gregory Hoblit 1793
8 Frida 2002 Julie Taymor 2059
9 Everyone Says I Love You 1996 Woody Allen 2299

Kim Novak

Rank Title Year Director(s) Overall
Rank
1 Vertigo 1958 Alfred Hitchcock 14
2 The Man with the Golden Arm 1955 Otto Preminger 1347
3 Picnic 1955 Joshua Logan 2137

Donald O'Connor

Rank Title Year Director(s) Overall
Rank
1 Singin' in the Rain 1952 Stanley Donen and Gene Kelly 8

Laurence Olivier

Rank Title Year Director(s) Overall
Rank
1 Rebecca 1940 Alfred Hitchcock 231
2 Spartacus 1960 Stanley Kubrick 254
3 Wuthering Heights 1939 William Wyler 716
4 Henry V 1944 Laurence Olivier 721
5 Romeo and Juliet 1968 Franco Zeffirelli 1181
6 Marathon Man 1976 John Schlesinger 1211
7 Hamlet 1948 Laurence Olivier 1329
8 Sleuth 1972 Joseph L. Mankiewicz 1629
9 Battle of Britain 1969 Guy Hamilton 1984
10 Clash of the Titans 1981 Desmond Davis 1998
11 Pride and Prejudice 1940 Robert Z. Leonard 2015
12 A Bridge Too Far 1977 Richard Attenborough 2042

Peter O'Toole

Rank Title Year Director(s) Overall
Rank
1 Lawrence of Arabia 1962 David Lean 16
2 The Last Emperor 1987 Bernardo Bertolucci 585
3 Ratatouille 2007 Brad Bird 679
4 The Lion in Winter 1968 Anthony Harvey 1186
5 My Favorite Year 1982 Richard Benjamin 1682
6 The Stunt Man 1980 Richard Rush 1843
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