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2022
Being the Ricardos (Javier Bardem)
King Richard (Will Smith)
The Power of the Dog (Benedict Cumberbatch)
The Tragedy of Macbeth (Denzel Washington)
Tick, Tick... Boom! (Andrew Garfield)
2021
Ma Rainey's Black Bottom (Chadwick Boseman)
Mank (Gary Oldman)
Minari (Steven Yeun)
Sound of Metal (Riz Ahmed)
The Father (Anthony Hopkins)
2020
Joker (Joaquin Phoenix)
Marriage Story (Adam Driver)
Once Upon a Time... in Hollywood (Leonardo DiCaprio)
Pain and Glory (Antonio Banderas)
The Two Popes (Jonathan Pryce )
2019
A Star Is Born (Bradley Cooper)
At Eternity's Gate (Willem Dafoe)
Bohemian Rhapsody (Rami Malek)
Green Book (Viggo Mortensen)
Vice (Christian Bale)
2018
Call Me by Your Name (Timothée Chalamet)
Darkest Hour (Gary Oldman)
Get Out (Daniel Kaluuya)
Phantom Thread (Daniel Day-Lewis)
Roman J. Israel, Esq. (Denzel Washington)
2017
Captain Fantastic (Viggo Mortensen)
Fences (Denzel Washington)
Hacksaw Ridge (Andrew Garfield)
La La Land (Ryan Gosling)
Manchester by the Sea (Casey Affleck)
2016
Steve Jobs (Michael Fassbender)
The Danish Girl (Eddie Redmayne)
The Martian (Matt Damon)
The Revenant (Leonardo DiCaprio)
Trumbo (Bryan Cranston)
2015
American Sniper (Bradley Cooper)
Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance) (Michael Keaton)
Foxcatcher (Steve Carell)
The Imitation Game (Benedict Cumberbatch)
The Theory of Everything (Eddie Redmayne)
2014
12 Years a Slave (Chiwetel Ejiofor)
American Hustle (Christian Bale)
Dallas Buyers Club (Matthew McConaughey)
Nebraska (Bruce Dern)
The Wolf of Wall Street (Leonardo DiCaprio)
2013
Flight (Denzel Washington)
Les Misérables (Hugh Jackman)
Lincoln (Daniel Day-Lewis)
Silver Linings Playbook (Bradley Cooper)
The Master (Joaquin Phoenix)
2012
A Better Life (Demián Bichir)
Moneyball (Brad Pitt)
The Artist (Jean Dujardin)
The Descendants (George Clooney)
Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy (Gary Oldman)
2011
127 Hours (James Franco)
Biutiful (Javier Bardem)
The King's Speech (Colin Firth)
The Social Network (Jesse Eisenberg)
True Grit (Jeff Bridges)
2010
A Single Man (Colin Firth)
Crazy Heart (Jeff Bridges)
Invictus (Morgan Freeman)
The Hurt Locker (Jeremy Renner)
Up in the Air (George Clooney)
2009
Frost/Nixon (Frank Langella)
Milk (Sean Penn)
The Curious Case of Benjamin Button (Brad Pitt)
The Visitor (Richard Jenkins)
The Wrestler (Mickey Rourke)
2008
Eastern Promises (Viggo Mortensen)
In the Valley of Elah (Tommy Lee Jones)
Michael Clayton (George Clooney)
Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street (Johnny Depp)
There Will Be Blood (Daniel Day-Lewis)
2007
Blood Diamond (Leonardo DiCaprio)
Half Nelson (Ryan Gosling)
The Last King of Scotland (Forest Whitaker)
The Pursuit of Happyness (Will Smith)
Venus (Peter O'Toole)
2006
Brokeback Mountain (Heath Ledger)
Capote (Philip Seymour Hoffman)
Good Night, and Good Luck. (David Strathairn)
Hustle & Flow (Terrence Howard)
Walk the Line (Joaquin Phoenix)
2005
Finding Neverland (Johnny Depp)
Hotel Rwanda (Don Cheadle)
Million Dollar Baby (Clint Eastwood)
Ray (Jamie Foxx)
The Aviator (Leonardo DiCaprio)
2004
Cold Mountain (Jude Law)
House of Sand and Fog (Ben Kingsley)
Lost in Translation (Bill Murray)
Mystic River (Sean Penn)
Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl (Johnny Depp)
2003
About Schmidt (Jack Nicholson)
Adaptation. (Nicolas Cage)
Gangs of New York (Daniel Day-Lewis)
The Pianist (Adrien Brody)
The Quiet American (Michael Caine)
2002
A Beautiful Mind (Russell Crowe)
Ali (Will Smith)
I Am Sam (Sean Penn)
In the Bedroom (Tom Wilkinson)
Training Day (Denzel Washington)
2001
Before Night Falls (Javier Bardem)
Cast Away (Tom Hanks)
Gladiator (Russell Crowe)
Pollock (Ed Harris)
Quills (Geoffrey Rush)
2000
American Beauty (Kevin Spacey)
Sweet and Lowdown (Sean Penn)
The Hurricane (Denzel Washington)
The Insider (Russell Crowe)
The Straight Story (Richard Farnsworth)
1999
Affliction (Nick Nolte)
American History X (Edward Norton)
Gods and Monsters (Ian McKellen)
Life Is Beautiful (Roberto Benigni)
Saving Private Ryan (Tom Hanks)
1998
As Good as It Gets (Jack Nicholson)
Good Will Hunting (Matt Damon)
The Apostle (Robert Duvall)
Ulee's Gold (Peter Fonda)
Wag the Dog (Dustin Hoffman)
1997
Jerry Maguire (Tom Cruise)
Shine (Geoffrey Rush)
Sling Blade (Billy Bob Thornton)
The English Patient (Ralph Fiennes)
The People vs. Larry Flynt (Woody Harrelson)
1996
Dead Man Walking (Sean Penn)
Il postino (Massimo Troisi)
Leaving Las Vegas (Nicolas Cage)
Mr. Holland's Opus (Richard Dreyfuss)
Nixon (Anthony Hopkins)
1995
Forrest Gump (Tom Hanks)
Nobody's Fool (Paul Newman)
Pulp Fiction (John Travolta)
The Madness of King George (Nigel Hawthorne)
The Shawshank Redemption (Morgan Freeman)
1994
In the Name of the Father (Daniel Day-Lewis)
Philadelphia (Tom Hanks)
Schindler's List (Liam Neeson)
The Remains of the Day (Anthony Hopkins)
What's Love Got to Do with It (Laurence Fishburne)
1993
Chaplin (Robert Downey Jr)
Malcolm X (Denzel Washington)
Scent of a Woman (Al Pacino)
The Crying Game (Stephen Rea)
Unforgiven (Clint Eastwood)
1992
Bugsy (Warren Beatty)
Cape Fear (Robert De Niro)
The Fisher King (Robin Williams)
The Prince of Tides (Nick Nolte)
The Silence of the Lambs (Anthony Hopkins)
1991
Awakenings (Robert De Niro)
Cyrano de Bergerac (Gérard Depardieu)
Dances with Wolves (Kevin Costner)
Reversal of Fortune (Jeremy Irons)
The Field (Richard Harris)
1990
Born on the Fourth of July (Tom Cruise)
Dead Poets Society (Robin Williams)
Driving Miss Daisy (Morgan Freeman)
Henry V (Kenneth Branagh)
My Left Foot (Daniel Day-Lewis)
1989
Big (Tom Hanks)
Mississippi Burning (Gene Hackman)
Pelle the Conqueror (Max von Sydow)
Rain Man (Dustin Hoffman)
Stand and Deliver (Edward James Olmos)
1988
Broadcast News (William Hurt)
Dark Eyes (Marcello Mastroianni)
Good Morning, Vietnam (Robin Williams)
Ironweed (Jack Nicholson)
Wall Street (Michael Douglas)
1987
'Round Midnight (Dexter Gordon)
Children of a Lesser God (William Hurt)
Mona Lisa (Bob Hoskins)
Salvador (James Woods)
The Color of Money (Paul Newman)
1986
Kiss of the Spider Woman (William Hurt)
Murphy's Romance (James Garner)
Prizzi's Honor (Jack Nicholson)
Runaway Train (Jon Voight)
Witness (Harrison Ford)
1985
Amadeus (F. Murray Abraham)
Amadeus (Tom Hulce)
Starman (Jeff Bridges)
The Killing Fields (Sam Waterston)
Under the Volcano (Albert Finney)
1984
Educating Rita (Michael Caine)
Reuben, Reuben (Tom Conti)
Tender Mercies (Robert Duvall)
The Dresser (Tom Courtenay)
The Dresser (Albert Finney)
1983
Gandhi (Ben Kingsley)
Missing (Jack Lemmon)
My Favorite Year (Peter O'Toole)
The Verdict (Paul Newman)
Tootsie (Dustin Hoffman)
1982
Absence of Malice (Paul Newman)
Arthur (Dudley Moore)
Atlantic City (Burt Lancaster)
On Golden Pond (Henry Fonda)
Reds (Warren Beatty)
1981
Raging Bull (Robert De Niro)
The Elephant Man (John Hurt)
The Great Santini (Robert Duvall)
The Stunt Man (Peter O'Toole)
Tribute (Jack Lemmon)
1980
All That Jazz (Roy Scheider)
And Justice for All (Al Pacino)
Being There (Peter Sellers)
Kramer vs. Kramer (Dustin Hoffman)
The China Syndrome (Jack Lemmon)
1979
Coming Home (Jon Voight)
Heaven Can Wait (Warren Beatty)
The Boys from Brazil (Laurence Olivier)
The Buddy Holly Story (Gary Busey)
The Deer Hunter (Robert De Niro)
1978
A Special Day (Marcello Mastroianni)
Annie Hall (Woody Allen)
Equus (Richard Burton)
Saturday Night Fever (John Travolta)
The Goodbye Girl (Richard Dreyfuss)
1977
Network (William Holden)
Network (Peter Finch)
Rocky (Sylvester Stallone)
Seven Beauties (Giancarlo Giannini)
Taxi Driver (Robert De Niro)
1976
Dog Day Afternoon (Al Pacino)
Give 'em Hell, Harry! (James Whitmore)
One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest (Jack Nicholson)
The Man in the Glass Booth (Maximilian Schell)
The Sunshine Boys (Walter Matthau)
1975
Chinatown (Jack Nicholson)
Harry and Tonto (Art Carney)
Lenny (Dustin Hoffman)
Murder on the Orient Express (Albert Finney)
The Godfather: Part II (Al Pacino)
1974
Last Tango in Paris (Marlon Brando)
Save the Tiger (Jack Lemmon)
Serpico (Al Pacino)
The Last Detail (Jack Nicholson)
The Sting (Robert Redford)
1973
Sleuth (Laurence Olivier)
Sleuth (Michael Caine)
Sounder (Paul Winfield)
The Godfather (Marlon Brando)
The Ruling Class (Peter O'Toole)
1972
Fiddler on the Roof (Topol)
Kotch (Walter Matthau)
Sunday Bloody Sunday (Peter Finch)
The French Connection (Gene Hackman)
The Hospital (George C. Scott)
1971
Five Easy Pieces (Jack Nicholson)
I Never Sang for My Father (Melvyn Douglas)
Love Story (Ryan O'Neal)
Patton (George C. Scott)
The Great White Hope (James Earl Jones)
1970
Anne of the Thousand Days (Richard Burton)
Goodbye, Mr. Chips (Peter O'Toole)
Midnight Cowboy (Dustin Hoffman)
Midnight Cowboy (Jon Voight)
True Grit (John Wayne)
1969
Charly (Cliff Robertson)
Oliver! (Ron Moody)
The Fixer (Alan Bates)
The Heart Is a Lonely Hunter (Alan Arkin)
The Lion in Winter (Peter O'Toole)
1968
Bonnie and Clyde (Warren Beatty)
Cool Hand Luke (Paul Newman)
Guess Who's Coming to Dinner (Spencer Tracy)
In the Heat of the Night (Rod Steiger)
The Graduate (Dustin Hoffman)
1967
A Man for All Seasons (Paul Scofield)
Alfie (Michael Caine)
The Russians Are Coming! The Russians Are Coming! (Alan Arkin)
The Sand Pebbles (Steve McQueen)
Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? (Richard Burton)
1966
Cat Ballou (Lee Marvin)
Othello (Laurence Olivier)
Ship of Fools (Oskar Werner)
The Pawnbroker (Rod Steiger)
The Spy Who Came In from the Cold (Richard Burton)
1965
Becket (Peter O'Toole)
Becket (Richard Burton)
Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb (Peter Sellers)
My Fair Lady (Rex Harrison)
Zorba the Greek (Anthony Quinn)
1964
Cleopatra (Rex Harrison)
Hud (Paul Newman)
Lilies of the Field (Sidney Poitier)
This Sporting Life (Richard Harris)
Tom Jones (Albert Finney)
1963
Birdman of Alcatraz (Burt Lancaster)
Days of Wine and Roses (Jack Lemmon)
Divorce Italian Style (Marcello Mastroianni)
Lawrence of Arabia (Peter O'Toole)
To Kill a Mockingbird (Gregory Peck)
1962
Fanny (Charles Boyer)
Judgment at Nuremberg (Spencer Tracy)
Judgment at Nuremberg (Maximilian Schell)
The Hustler (Paul Newman)
The Mark (Stuart Whitman)
1961
Elmer Gantry (Burt Lancaster)
Inherit the Wind (Spencer Tracy)
Sons and Lovers (Trevor Howard)
The Apartment (Jack Lemmon)
The Entertainer (Laurence Olivier)
1960
Anatomy of a Murder (James Stewart)
Ben-Hur (Charlton Heston)
Room at the Top (Laurence Harvey)
Some Like It Hot (Jack Lemmon)
The Last Angry Man (Paul Muni)
1959
Cat on a Hot Tin Roof (Paul Newman)
Separate Tables (David Niven)
The Defiant Ones (Sidney Poitier)
The Defiant Ones (Tony Curtis)
The Old Man and the Sea (Spencer Tracy)
1958
A Hatful of Rain (Anthony Franciosa)
Sayonara (Marlon Brando)
The Bridge on the River Kwai (Alec Guinness)
Wild Is the Wind (Anthony Quinn)
Witness for the Prosecution (Charles Laughton)
1957
Giant (James Dean)
Giant (Rock Hudson)
Lust for Life (Kirk Douglas)
Richard III (Laurence Olivier)
The King and I (Yul Brynner)
1956
Bad Day at Black Rock (Spencer Tracy)
East of Eden (James Dean)
Love Me or Leave Me (James Cagney)
Marty (Ernest Borgnine)
The Man with the Golden Arm (Frank Sinatra)
1955
A Star Is Born (James Mason)
On the Waterfront (Marlon Brando)
Robinson Crusoe (Dan O'Herlihy)
The Caine Mutiny (Humphrey Bogart)
The Country Girl (Bing Crosby)
1954
From Here to Eternity (Burt Lancaster)
From Here to Eternity (Montgomery Clift)
Julius Caesar (Marlon Brando)
Stalag 17 (William Holden)
The Robe (Richard Burton)
1953
High Noon (Gary Cooper)
Moulin Rouge (José Ferrer)
The Bad and the Beautiful (Kirk Douglas)
The Lavender Hill Mob (Alec Guinness)
Viva Zapata! (Marlon Brando)
1952
A Place in the Sun (Montgomery Clift)
A Streetcar Named Desire (Marlon Brando)
Bright Victory (Arthur Kennedy)
Death of a Salesman (Fredric March)
The African Queen (Humphrey Bogart)
1951
Cyrano de Bergerac (José Ferrer)
Father of the Bride (Spencer Tracy)
Harvey (James Stewart)
Sunset Blvd. (William Holden)
The Magnificent Yankee (Louis Calhern)
1950
All the King's Men (Broderick Crawford)
Champion (Kirk Douglas)
Sands of Iwo Jima (John Wayne)
The Hasty Heart (Richard Todd)
Twelve O'Clock High (Gregory Peck)
1949
Hamlet (Laurence Olivier)
Johnny Belinda (Lew Ayres)
Sitting Pretty (Clifton Webb)
The Search (Montgomery Clift)
When My Baby Smiles at Me (Dan Dailey)
1948
A Double Life (Ronald Colman)
Body and Soul (John Garfield)
Gentleman's Agreement (Gregory Peck)
Life with Father (William Powell)
Mourning Becomes Electra (Michael Redgrave)
1947
Henry V (Laurence Olivier)
It's a Wonderful Life (James Stewart)
The Best Years of Our Lives (Fredric March)
The Jolson Story (Larry Parks)
The Yearling (Gregory Peck)
1946
A Song to Remember (Cornel Wilde)
Anchors Aweigh (Gene Kelly)
The Bells of St. Mary's (Bing Crosby)
The Keys of the Kingdom (Gregory Peck)
The Lost Weekend (Ray Milland)
1945
Gaslight (Charles Boyer)
Going My Way (Barry Fitzgerald)
Going My Way (Bing Crosby)
None But the Lonely Heart (Cary Grant)
Wilson (Alexander Knox)
1944
Casablanca (Humphrey Bogart)
For Whom the Bell Tolls (Gary Cooper)
Madame Curie (Walter Pidgeon)
The Human Comedy (Mickey Rooney)
Watch on the Rhine (Paul Lukas)
1943
Mrs. Miniver (Walter Pidgeon)
Random Harvest (Ronald Colman)
The Pied Piper (Monty Woolley)
The Pride of the Yankees (Gary Cooper)
Yankee Doodle Dandy (James Cagney)
1942
Citizen Kane (Orson Welles)
Here Comes Mr. Jordan (Robert Montgomery)
Penny Serenade (Cary Grant)
Sergeant York (Gary Cooper)
The Devil and Daniel Webster (Walter Huston)
1941
Abe Lincoln in Illinois (Raymond Massey)
Rebecca (Laurence Olivier)
The Grapes of Wrath (Henry Fonda)
The Great Dictator (Charles Chaplin)
The Philadelphia Story (James Stewart)
1940
Babes in Arms (Mickey Rooney)
Gone with the Wind (Clark Gable)
Goodbye, Mr. Chips (Robert Donat)
Mr. Smith Goes to Washington (James Stewart)
Wuthering Heights (Laurence Olivier)
1939
Algiers (Charles Boyer)
Angels with Dirty Faces (James Cagney)
Boys Town (Spencer Tracy)
Pygmalion (Leslie Howard)
The Citadel (Robert Donat)
1938
A Star Is Born (Fredric March)
Captains Courageous (Spencer Tracy)
Conquest (Charles Boyer)
Night Must Fall (Robert Montgomery)
The Life of Emile Zola (Paul Muni)
1937
Dodsworth (Walter Huston)
Mr. Deeds Goes to Town (Gary Cooper)
My Man Godfrey (William Powell)
San Francisco (Spencer Tracy)
The Story of Louis Pasteur (Paul Muni)
1936
Black Fury (Paul Muni)
Mutiny on the Bounty (Charles Laughton)
Mutiny on the Bounty (Clark Gable)
Mutiny on the Bounty (Franchot Tone)
The Informer (Victor McLaglen)
1935
It Happened One Night (Clark Gable)
The Affairs of Cellini (Frank Morgan)
The Thin Man (William Powell)
1934
Berkeley Square (Leslie Howard)
I Am a Fugitive from a Chain Gang (Paul Muni)
The Private Life of Henry VIII. (Charles Laughton)
1933
Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde (Fredric March)
The Champ (Wallace Beery)
The Guardsman (Alfred Lunt)
1932
A Free Soul (Lionel Barrymore)
Cimarron (Richard Dix)
Skippy (Jackie Cooper)
The Front Page (Adolphe Menjou)
The Royal Family of Broadway (Fredric March)
1931
Bulldog Drummond (Ronald Colman)
Condemned! (Ronald Colman)
Disraeli (George Arliss)
The Big House (Wallace Beery)
The Big Pond (Maurice Chevalier)
The Green Goddess (George Arliss)
The Love Parade (Maurice Chevalier)
The Rogue Song (Lawrence Tibbett)
1930
Alibi (Chester Morris)
In Old Arizona (Warner Baxter)
The Patriot (Lewis Stone)
The Valiant (Paul Muni)
Thunderbolt (George Bancroft)
1929
The Circus (Charles Chaplin)
The Last Command (Emil Jannings)
The Noose (Richard Barthelmess)
The Patent Leather Kid (Richard Barthelmess)
The Way of All Flesh (Emil Jannings)