The 100 best performances that Oscar snubbed. See Entertainment Weekly's complete list of overlooked roles

By EW Staff
Updated November 22, 2002 at 05:00 AM EST
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Here are the 100 best moments snubbed by Oscar

  • 1. Jimmy Stewart, ”Vertigo”
  • 2. Anthony Perkins, ”Psycho”
  • 3. Cary Grant, ”The Philadelphia Story”
  • 4. Ingrid Bergman, ”Casablanca”
  • 5. Samuel L. Jackson, ”Jungle Fever”
  • 6. Susan Sarandon, ”Bull Durham”
  • 7. John Cazale, ”The Godfather Part 2”
  • 8. Judy Garland, ”The Wizard of Oz”
  • 9. Marilyn Monroe, ”Some Like It Hot”
  • 10. Dennis Hopper, ”Blue Velvet”
  • 11. Sidney Poitier, “In the Heat of the Night”
  • 12. Kathleen Turner, “Body Heat”
  • 13. Orson Welles, “Touch of Evil”
  • 14. Bette Davis, “Of Human Bondage”
  • 15. Donald Sutherland, “Ordinary People”
  • 16. Rosalind Russell, “His Girl Friday”
  • 17. Malcolm McDowell, “A Clockwork Orange”
  • 18. Katharine Hepburn, “Bringing Up Baby”
  • 19. Robert De Niro, “Mean Streets”
  • 20. Gene Tierney, “Laura”
  • 21. Rita Hayworth, “Gilda”
  • 22. Gene Kelly, “Singin’ in the Rain”
  • 23. Gary Oldman, “Sid & Nancy”
  • 24. Denzel Washington, “Philadelphia”
  • 25. Audrey Hepburn, “My Fair Lady”
  • 26. Glenn Close, “Reversal of Fortune”
  • 27. Humphrey Bogart, “The Treasure of the Sierra Madre”
  • 28. John Wayne, “The Searchers”
  • 29. Anjelica Huston, “The Dead”
  • 30. Morgan Freeman, “Glory”
  • 31. Jack Nicholson, “The Shining”
  • 32. Frank Sinatra, “The Manchurian Candidate”
  • 33. James Cagney, “White Heat”
  • 34. Julie Christie, “Doctor Zhivago”
  • 35. Toshiro Mifune, “Throne of Blood”
  • 36. Carole Lombard, “Nothing Sacred”
  • 37. Kathy Bates, “Dolores Claiborne”
  • 38. Robert Shaw, “Jaws”
  • 39. Nicole Kidman, “The Others”
  • 40. Edward G. Robinson, “Double Indemnity”
  • 41. Sean Penn, “Fast Times at Ridgemont High”
  • 42. Al Pacino, “Donnie Brasco”
  • 43. Tim Curry, “The Rocky Horror Picture Show”
  • 44. Sigourney Weaver, “The Ice Storm”
  • 45. Julianne Moore, “Safe”
  • 46. Kirk Douglas, “Paths of Glory”
  • 47. Lana Turner, “The Postman Always Rings Twice”
  • 48. Mia Farrow, “Rosemary’s Baby”
  • 49. Ed Harris, “The Right Stuff”
  • 50. Dylan Baker, “Happiness”
  • 51. Gene Wilder, “Young Frankenstein”
  • 52. Boris Karloff, “Frankenstein”
  • 53. Peter Sellers, “The Pink Panther”
  • 54. Marlene Dietrich, “Witness for the Prosecution”
  • 55. Errol Flynn, “Gentleman Jim”
  • 56. Cher, “Mask”
  • 57. Robert Mitchum, “The Night of the Hunter”
  • 58. Sissy Spacek, “Badlands”
  • 59. Ewan McGregor, “Moulin Rouge”
  • 60. Johnny Depp, “Ed Wood”
  • 61. Alec Guinness, “Kind Hearts and Coronets”
  • 62. Jean-Pierre Leaud, “The 400 Blows”
  • 63. Alan Rickman, “Die Hard”
  • 64. Michelle Yeoh, “Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon”
  • 65. Tony Curtis, “Sweet Smell of Success”
  • 66. Buster Keaton, “The General”
  • 67. Richard Pryor, “Blue Collar”
  • 68. Falconetti, ‘The Passion of Joan of Arc”
  • 69. Vincent D’Onofrio, “Full Metal Jacket”
  • 70. Robert Walker, “Strangers on a Train”
  • 71. Alfre Woodard, “Crooklyn”
  • 72. Maureen O’Hara, “The Quiet Man”
  • 73. Bill Murray, “Groundhog Day”
  • 74. Joseph Cotten, “Shadow of a Doubt”
  • 75. Joanne Woodward, “The Glass Menagerie”
  • 76. Kate Winslet, “Heavenly Creatures”
  • 77. Christina Ricci, “The Opposite of Sex”
  • 78. Faye Dunaway, “Mommie Dearest”
  • 79. John Malkovich, “Being John Malkovich”
  • 80. Eric Roberts, “Star 80”
  • 81. Lionel Barrymore, “It’s a Wonderful Life”
  • 82. Liv Ullmann, “Scenes from a Marriage”
  • 83. Matt Damon, “The Talented Mr. Ripley”
  • 84. Annette Bening, “Valmont”
  • 85. Angela Bassett, “Waiting to Exhale”
  • 86. Mieko Harada, “Ran”
  • 87. Michael Caine, “The Man Who Would Be King”
  • 88. Jennifer Jason Leigh, “Georgia”
  • 89. Gillian Anderson, “The House of Mirth”
  • 90. Laurence Fishburne, “Boyz in the Hood”
  • 91. Divine, “Hairspray”
  • 92. Ralph Fiennes, “Quiz Show”
  • 93. Steve Martin, “All of Me”
  • 94. Eddie Murphy, “The Nutty Professor”
  • 95. Nick Nolte, “North Dallas Forty”
  • 96. Sean Connery, “From Russia with Love”
  • 97. Harry Belafonte, “Kansas City”
  • 98. Christopher Walken, “Pennies from Heaven”
  • 99. Lauren Bacall, “To Have and Have Not”
  • 100. Molly Ringwald, “Sixteen Candles”

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