Top 10 Performances in a Nolan Film

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Top 10 you feel as though are the best, not the ones that are your favorite. List the 10 performances that you honestly believe to be the best pieces of acting.

1.) The Joker (Heath Ledger, The Dark Knight)
2.) Walter Finch (Robin Williams, Insomnia)
3.) Jim Gordon (Gary Oldman, Batman Begins and The Dark Knight)
4.) Bruce Wayne/Batman (Christian Bale, Batman Begins)
5.) Dr. Crane/Scarecrow (Cillian Murphy, Batman Begins)
6.) Eames (Tom Hardy, Inception)
7.) Robert Angier (Hugh Jackman, The Prestige)
8.) Leonard Shelby (Guy Pearce, Memento)
9.) Alfred Borden (Christian Bale, The Prestige)
10.) Will Dormer (Al Pacino, Insomnia)

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1.) The Joker (Heath Ledger, The Dark Knight)
2.) Alfred Borden (Christian Bale, The Prestige)
3.) Leonard Shelby (Guy Pearce, Memento)
4.) Natalie (Carrie-Anne Moss, Memento)
5.) Teddy (Joe Pantoliano, Memento)
6.) Harvey Dent (Aaron Eckhart, The Dark Knight)
7.) Jim Gordon (Gary Oldman, Batman Begins and The Dark Knight)
8.) Bruce Wayne/Batman (Christian Bale, Batman Begins)
9.) Dr. Crane/Scarecrow (Cillian Murphy, Batman Begins)
10.) Dom Cobb (Leo DiCaprio, Inception)

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1. The Joker (Heath Ledger, The Dark Knight)
2. Jim Gordon (Gary Oldman, The Dark Knight)
3. Robert Angier (Hugh Jackman, The Prestige)
4. Alfred Borden (Christian Bale, The Prestige)
5. Dr. Jonathan Crane (Cillian Murphy, Batman Begins)
6. Leonard Shelby (Guy Pearce, Memento)
7. Harvey Dent (Aaron Eckhart, The Dark Knight)
8. Bruce Wayne/Batman (Christian Bale, Batman Begins)
9. Eames (Tom Hardy, Inception)
10. Cobb (Leonardo DiCaprio, Inception)

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1. The Joker (Heath Ledger) in The Dark Knight.
2. Harvey Dent (Aaron Eckhart) in The Dark Knight.
3. Jim Gordon (Gary Oldman) in Batman Begins and The Dark Knight.
4. Dom Cobb (Leonardo DiCaprio) in Inception.
5. Alfred Borden (Christian Bale) in The Prestige.
6. Dr. Johnathan Crane (Cillian Murphy) in Batman Begins and The Dark Knight.
7. Leonard Shelby (Guy Pearce) in Memento.
8. Robert Angier (Hugh Jackman) in The Prestige.
9. Bruce Wayne/Batman (Christian Bale) in Batman Begins and The Dark Knight.
10. Eames (Tom Hardy) in Inception.

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1. Heath Ledger (The Joker) in The Dark Knight
2. David Bowie (Tesla) in The Prestige
3. Alex Haw (Cobb) in Following
4. Christian Bale (Alfred Borden) in The Prestige
5. Guy Pierce (Leonard Shelby) in Memento
6. Scarlett Johansonn (Olivia Wenscombe) in The Prestige
7. Aaron Eckhart (Harvey "Tow-Face" Dent) in The Dark Knight
8. Tom Hardy (Eames) in Inception
9. Al Pacino (Will) in Insomnia
10. Leonardo DiCaprio (Dom Cobb) in Inception

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1. The Joker (Heath Ledger, The Dark Knight)
2. Robert Angier (Hugh Jackman, The Prestige)
3. Alfred Borden (Christian Bale, The Prestige)
4. Dom Cobb (Leonardo DiCaprio, Inception)
5. Ra's Al Ghul (Liam Neeson, Batman Begins)- I'm baffled nobody has this in there top 10 so far. :|
6. Walter Finch (Robin Williams, Insomnia)
7. Dr. Johnathan Crane/Scarecrow (Cillian Murphy, Batman Begins)
8. Jim Gordon (Gary Oldman, The Dark Knight)
9. Robert Fischer Jr. (Cillian Murphy, Inception)
10. Harvey Dent (Aaron Eckhart, The Dark Knight)
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Honorable Mentions In No Order:
Leonard Shelby (Guy Pearce, Memento)
Bruce Wayne/Batman (Christian Bale, Batman Begins)
Mal (Marion Cotillard, Inception)
Will Dormer (Al Pacino, Insomnia)
Olivia Wenscombe (Scarlett Johansson, The Prestige)
Sarah Borden (Rebecca Hall, The Prestige)
Eames (Tom Hardy, Inception)

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1-9 Joseph Gordon Levitt as Arthur
10 - Ellen Page as Ariadne


on a more serious note

1. Heath
2. Jackman in The Prestige
3. Bale in The Prestige
4. Dicaprio
5. Hardy
6. Cillian Murphy Inception
7. Liam Neeson
8. Joe Pantoliano
9. Robin Williams
10. Al Pacino




have a great feeling Hardy as Bane, and Bale as Batman in TDKR will sneak in there and displace 2 other actors
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talli wrote:10 - Ellen Page as Ariadne
I disagree.

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11. Michael Fassbender as audience member in movie theater watching a Christopher Nolan film.
12. The "NO MOAR DEAD COPZ!" guy.
13. Hugh Jackman as Root
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lol at Crazy's list. Hardy in Inception better than Jackman and Bale in The Prestige. :facepalm:

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