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Top Films by Actor (P-R)

Al Pacino

Rank Title Year Director(s) Overall
Rank
1 The Godfather 1972 Francis Ford Coppola 1
2 The Godfather: Part II 1974 Francis Ford Coppola 18
3 Heat 1995 Michael Mann 157
4 Scarface 1983 Brian De Palma 202
5 Dog Day Afternoon 1975 Sidney Lumet 208
6 Serpico 1973 Sidney Lumet 767
7 The Godfather: Part III 1990 Francis Ford Coppola 774
8 Carlito's Way 1993 Brian De Palma 804
9 Donnie Brasco 1997 Mike Newell 878
10 Glengarry Glen Ross 1992 James Foley 914
11 The Insider 1999 Michael Mann 1105
12 Scent of a Woman 1992 Martin Brest 1260
13 In the Name of the Father 1993 Jim Sheridan 1333
14 Any Given Sunday 1999 Oliver Stone 1440
15 Cruising 1980 William Friedkin 1549
16 Insomnia 2002 Christopher Nolan 1962
17 The Devil's Advocate 1997 Taylor Hackford 2337

Guy Pearce

Rank Title Year Director(s) Overall
Rank
1 L.A. Confidential 1997 Curtis Hanson 127
2 Memento 2000 Christopher Nolan 139
3 The Hurt Locker 2008 Kathryn Bigelow 399
4 The King's Speech 2010 Tom Hooper 696
5 The Adventures of Priscilla, Queen of the Desert 1994 Stephan Elliott 1340
6 The Proposition 2005 John Hillcoat 1878
7 Animal Kingdom 2010 David Mich˘d 2093
8 The Road 2009 John Hillcoat 2326
9 Iron Man 3 2013 Shane Black 2583

Gregory Peck

Rank Title Year Director(s) Overall
Rank
1 To Kill a Mockingbird 1962 Robert Mulligan 100
2 Roman Holiday 1953 William Wyler 213
3 The Omen 1976 Richard Donner 637
4 The Big Country 1958 William Wyler 1050
5 The Gunfighter 1950 Henry King 1104
6 Cape Fear 1991 Martin Scorsese 1179
7 Twelve O'Clock High 1949 Henry King 1185
8 Cape Fear 1962 J. Lee Thompson 1237
9 Duel in the Sun 1946 King Vidor 1285
10 The Guns of Navarone 1961 J. Lee Thompson 1303
11 How the West Was Won 1962 John Ford, Henry Hathaway, and George Marshall 1530
12 Spellbound 1945 Alfred Hitchcock 1987
13 Gentleman's Agreement 1947 Elia Kazan 2150

Robin Wright Penn

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Sean Penn

Rank Title Year Director(s) Overall
Rank
1 Being John Malkovich 1999 Spike Jonze 346
2 The Thin Red Line 1998 Terrence Malick 378
3 Persepolis 2007 Vincent Paronnaud and Marjane Satrapi 472
4 Fast Times at Ridgemont High 1982 Amy Heckerling 536
5 Mystic River 2003 Clint Eastwood 759
6 Carlito's Way 1993 Brian De Palma 804
7 Milk 2008 Gus Van Sant 886
8 Risky Business 1983 Paul Brickman 1044
9 The Game 1997 David Fincher 1173
10 The Tree of Life 2011 Terrence Malick 1275
11 When the Levees Broke: A Requiem in Four Acts 2006 Spike Lee 1300
12 Dead Man Walking 1995 Tim Robbins 1363
13 21 Grams 2003 Alejandro G. I˝ßrritu 1426
14 Dogtown and Z-Boys 2001 Stacy Peralta 1806
15 I Am Sam 2001 Jessie Nelson 2315
16 Before Night Falls 2000 Julian Schnabel 2519
17 Casualties of War 1989 Brian De Palma 2600

Anthony Perkins

Rank Title Year Director(s) Overall
Rank
1 Psycho 1960 Alfred Hitchcock 2
2 The Trial 1962 Orson Welles 1244
3 Catch-22 1970 Mike Nichols 1796
4 Murder on the Orient Express 1974 Sidney Lumet 2597

Joe Pesci

Rank Title Year Director(s) Overall
Rank
1 Goodfellas 1990 Martin Scorsese 17
2 Raging Bull 1980 Martin Scorsese 29
3 Once Upon a Time in America 1984 Sergio Leone 133
4 Casino 1995 Martin Scorsese 398
5 JFK 1991 Oliver Stone 529
6 Home Alone 1990 Chris Columbus 822
7 My Cousin Vinny 1992 Jonathan Lynn 1557
8 A Bronx Tale 1993 Robert De Niro 1635
9 Lethal Weapon 2 1989 Richard Donner 1932

Joaquin Phoenix

Rank Title Year Director(s) Overall
Rank
1 Gladiator 2000 Ridley Scott 137
2 Hotel Rwanda 2004 Terry George 789
3 Her 2013 Spike Jonze 840
4 Walk the Line 2005 James Mangold 1171
5 Signs 2002 M. Night Shyamalan 2007
6 To Die For 1995 Gus Van Sant 2024
7 Parenthood 1989 Ron Howard 2428
8 The Master 2012 Paul Thomas Anderson 2472

Brad Pitt

Rank Title Year Director(s) Overall
Rank
1 Fight Club 1999 David Fincher 71
2 Seven 1995 David Fincher 102
3 Inglourious Basterds 2009 Quentin Tarantino 272
4 Being John Malkovich 1999 Spike Jonze 346
5 Twelve Monkeys 1995 Terry Gilliam 354
6 Thelma & Louise 1991 Ridley Scott 379
7 12 Years a Slave 2013 Steve McQueen 543
8 Snatch. 2000 Guy Ritchie 673
9 The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford 2007 Andrew Dominik 681
10 True Romance 1993 Tony Scott 768
11 Ocean's Eleven 2001 Steven Soderbergh 984
12 The Curious Case of Benjamin Button 2008 David Fincher 1029
13 The Tree of Life 2011 Terrence Malick 1275
14 Babel 2006 Alejandro G. I˝ßrritu 1420
15 Legends of the Fall 1994 Edward Zwick 1478
16 Interview with the Vampire: The Vampire Chronicles 1994 Neil Jordan 1492
17 Moneyball 2011 Bennett Miller 1657
18 Exit through the Gift Shop 2010 Banksy 1723
19 Mr. & Mrs. Smith 2005 Doug Liman 2146
20 Sleepers 1996 Barry Levinson 2533
21 A River Runs Through It 1992 Robert Redford 2773
22 Fury 2014 David Ayer 2811

Donald Pleasence

Rank Title Year Director(s) Overall
Rank
1 Halloween 1978 John Carpenter 150
2 The Great Escape 1963 John Sturges 234
3 Escape from New York 1981 John Carpenter 624
4 THX-1138 1971 George Lucas 944
5 Fantastic Voyage 1966 Richard Fleischer 1500
6 Wake in Fright 1971 Ted Kotcheff 2561
7 Cul-de-sac 1966 Roman Polanski 2694
8 Will Penny 1967 Tom Gries 2794

Natalie Portman

Rank Title Year Director(s) Overall
Rank
1 Heat 1995 Michael Mann 157
2 The Professional 1994 Luc Besson 253
3 Black Swan 2010 Darren Aronofsky 676
4 V for Vendetta 2005 James McTeigue 705
5 Zoolander 2001 Ben Stiller 866
6 Garden State 2004 Zach Braff 1112
7 Star Wars: Episode III - Revenge of the Sith 2005 George Lucas 1139
8 Avengers: Endgame 2019 Anthony and Joe Russo 1454
9 Mars Attacks! 1996 Tim Burton 1807
10 Thor 2011 Kenneth Branagh 1864
11 Star Wars: Episode I - The Phantom Menace 1999 George Lucas 2263
12 Annihilation 2018 Alex Garland 2570
13 The Darjeeling Limited 2007 Wes Anderson 2741

Daniel Radcliffe

Rank Title Year Director(s) Overall
Rank
1 Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban 2004 Alfonso Cuarˇn 449
2 Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2 2011 David Yates 484
3 Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone 2001 Chris Columbus 503
4 Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire 2005 Mike Newell 827
5 Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix 2007 David Yates 1030
6 Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1 2010 David Yates 1087
7 Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets 2002 Chris Columbus 1151
8 Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince 2009 David Yates 1153

Douglas Rain

Rank Title Year Director(s) Overall
Rank
1 2001: A Space Odyssey 1968 Stanley Kubrick 3
2 Sleeper 1973 Woody Allen 499

Claude Rains

Rank Title Year Director(s) Overall
Rank
1 Casablanca 1942 Michael Curtiz 5
2 Lawrence of Arabia 1962 David Lean 19
3 Notorious 1946 Alfred Hitchcock 126
4 The Adventures of Robin Hood 1938 Michael Curtiz and William Keighley 212
5 Mr. Smith Goes to Washington 1939 Frank Capra 303
6 Now, Voyager 1942 Irving Rapper 612
7 The Invisible Man 1933 James Whale 743
8 The Wolf Man 1941 George Waggner 1192
9 The Sea Hawk 1940 Michael Curtiz 2778

Robert Redford

Rank Title Year Director(s) Overall
Rank
1 Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid 1969 George Roy Hill 136
2 All the President's Men 1976 Alan J. Pakula 290
3 The Sting 1973 George Roy Hill 294
4 The Natural 1984 Barry Levinson 832
5 Out of Africa 1985 Sydney Pollack 930
6 Jeremiah Johnson 1972 Sydney Pollack 1155
7 Three Days of the Condor 1975 Sydney Pollack 1378
8 Avengers: Endgame 2019 Anthony and Joe Russo 1454
9 Captain America: The Winter Soldier 2014 Anthony and Joe Russo 1475
10 The Way We Were 1973 Sydney Pollack 1502
11 A Bridge Too Far 1977 Richard Attenborough 2099
12 Downhill Racer 1969 Michael Ritchie 2105
13 All Is Lost 2013 J.C. Chandor 2754
14 A River Runs Through It 1992 Robert Redford 2773

Keanu Reeves

Rank Title Year Director(s) Overall
Rank
1 The Matrix 1999 Lana and Lilly Wachowski 35
2 Speed 1994 Jan de Bont 473
3 Point Break 1991 Kathryn Bigelow 661
4 My Own Private Idaho 1991 Gus Van Sant 769
5 Dangerous Liaisons 1988 Stephen Frears 1008
6 Bram Stoker's Dracula 1992 Francis Ford Coppola 1350
7 A Scanner Darkly 2006 Richard Linklater 1389
8 The Matrix Reloaded 2003 Lana and Lilly Wachowski 1901
9 Bill & Ted's Excellent Adventure 1989 Stephen Herek 2016
10 The Devil's Advocate 1997 Taylor Hackford 2337
11 John Wick 2014 Chad Stahelski 2372
12 Parenthood 1989 Ron Howard 2428
13 The Matrix Revolutions 2003 Lana and Lilly Wachowski 2507
14 River's Edge 1986 Tim Hunter 2565

Fernando Rey

Rank Title Year Director(s) Overall
Rank
1 The French Connection 1971 William Friedkin 172
2 The Discreet Charm of the Bourgeoisie 1972 Luis Bu˝uel 316
3 Viridiana 1961 Luis Bu˝uel 332
4 Chimes at Midnight 1965 Orson Welles 858
5 That Obscure Object of Desire 1977 Luis Bu˝uel 1273
6 Seven Beauties 1975 Lina WertmŘller 1721
7 Tristana 1970 Luis Bu˝uel 2224

John Rhys-Davies

Rank Title Year Director(s) Overall
Rank
1 Raiders of the Lost Ark 1981 Steven Spielberg 26
2 The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring 2001 Peter Jackson 43
3 The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King 2003 Peter Jackson 48
4 The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers 2002 Peter Jackson 67
5 Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade 1989 Steven Spielberg 380
6 Victor/Victoria 1982 Blake Edwards 1354

Tim Robbins

Rank Title Year Director(s) Overall
Rank
1 The Shawshank Redemption 1994 Frank Darabont 52
2 Bull Durham 1988 Ron Shelton 441
3 Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy 2004 Adam McKay 491
4 The Player 1992 Robert Altman 551
5 Short Cuts 1993 Robert Altman 675
6 Top Gun 1986 Tony Scott 693
7 Mystic River 2003 Clint Eastwood 759
8 High Fidelity 2000 Stephen Frears 1052
9 Jacob's Ladder 1990 Adrian Lyne 1271
10 War of the Worlds 2005 Steven Spielberg 1684
11 The Sure Thing 1985 Rob Reiner 2393
12 Arlington Road 1999 Mark Pellington 2449
13 The Hudsucker Proxy 1994 Joel Coen 2605

Edward G. Robinson

Rank Title Year Director(s) Overall
Rank
1 Double Indemnity 1944 Billy Wilder 42
2 The Ten Commandments 1956 Cecil B. DeMille 493
3 Little Caesar 1931 Mervyn LeRoy 983
4 Soylent Green 1973 Richard Fleischer 1040
5 Key Largo 1948 John Huston 1337
6 Scarlet Street 1945 Fritz Lang 1513
7 The Woman in the Window 1944 Fritz Lang 1643

Tim Roth

Rank Title Year Director(s) Overall
Rank
1 Pulp Fiction 1994 Quentin Tarantino 9
2 Reservoir Dogs 1992 Quentin Tarantino 80
3 The Cook the Thief His Wife & Her Lover 1989 Peter Greenaway 1102
4 Selma 2014 Ava DuVernay 1589
5 The Hateful Eight 2015 Quentin Tarantino 1707
6 The Legend of 1900 1998 Giuseppe Tornatore 2737

Mickey Rourke

Rank Title Year Director(s) Overall
Rank
1 The Wrestler 2008 Darren Aronofsky 475
2 Sin City 2005 Frank Miller and Robert Rodriguez 515
3 Body Heat 1981 Lawrence Kasdan 702
4 Heaven's Gate 1980 Michael Cimino 910
5 Diner 1982 Barry Levinson 1084
6 Buffalo '66 1998 Vincent Gallo 1465
7 Angel Heart 1987 Alan Parker 1468
8 Rumble Fish 1983 Francis Ford Coppola 1529
9 9 1/2 Weeks 1986 Adrian Lyne 1633
10 Man on Fire 2004 Tony Scott 1813

Kurt Russell

Rank Title Year Director(s) Overall
Rank
1 The Thing 1982 John Carpenter 106
2 Forrest Gump 1994 Robert Zemeckis 107
3 Escape from New York 1981 John Carpenter 624
4 Tombstone 1993 George P. Cosmatos 1023
5 Miracle 2004 Gavin O'Connor 1172
6 Big Trouble in Little China 1986 John Carpenter 1699
7 The Hateful Eight 2015 Quentin Tarantino 1707
8 Silkwood 1983 Mike Nichols 1924
9 Stargate 1994 Roland Emmerich 2739
10 Vanilla Sky 2001 Cameron Crowe 2767

Winona Ryder

Rank Title Year Director(s) Overall
Rank
1 Edward Scissorhands 1990 Tim Burton 203
2 Being John Malkovich 1999 Spike Jonze 346
3 Star Trek 2009 J.J. Abrams 623
4 Heathers 1989 Michael Lehmann 663
5 Black Swan 2010 Darren Aronofsky 676
6 Zoolander 2001 Ben Stiller 866
7 Beetlejuice 1988 Tim Burton 1072
8 The Age of Innocence 1993 Martin Scorsese 1235
9 Bram Stoker's Dracula 1992 Francis Ford Coppola 1350
10 A Scanner Darkly 2006 Richard Linklater 1389
11 Girl, Interrupted 1999 James Mangold 1781
12 Little Women 1994 Gillian Armstrong 1786

Chishű Ryű

Rank Title Year Director(s) Overall
Rank
1 Tokyo Story 1953 Yasujir˘ Ozu 70
2 Late Spring 1949 Yasujir˘ Ozu 586
3 An Autumn Afternoon 1962 Yasujir˘ Ozu 1187
4 Red Beard 1965 Akira Kurosawa 1225
5 I Was Born, But... 1932 Yasujir˘ Ozu 1392
6 Mishima: A Life in Four Chapters 1985 Paul Schrader 1525
7 Early Summer 1951 Yasujir˘ Ozu 1536
8 Floating Weeds 1959 Yasujir˘ Ozu 1630
9 The Human Condition: A Soldier's Prayer 1961 Masaki Kobayashi 1669
10 Good Morning 1959 Yasujir˘ Ozu 1752
11 Akira Kurosawa's Dreams 1990 Akira Kurosawa 2285
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