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Film The Most Underrated Actors  

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 These 100 actors are actors we have probably all have seen, yet have no idea who their names are or don't get enough credit.

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267 56
Gary Oldman is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Most Underrated Actors
Gary Oldman The Dark Knight, The Dark Knight Rises, Batman Begins

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204 54
Alan Rickman is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Most Underrated Actors
Alan Rickman Die Hard, Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban, Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone

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173 50
Cillian Murphy is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Most Underrated Actors
Cillian Murphy The Dark Knight, The Dark Knight Rises, Batman Begins

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166 52
Willem Dafoe is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Most Underrated Actors
Willem Dafoe Finding Nemo, Spider-Man, Spider-Man 2

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158 52
Sam Rockwell is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Most Underrated Actors
Sam Rockwell Iron Man 2, The Green Mile, Galaxy Quest

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124 37
Mads Mikkelsen is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Most Underrated Actors
Mads Mikkelsen Casino Royale, Clash of the Titans, King Arthur

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123 38
Tim Roth is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Most Underrated Actors
Tim Roth Pulp Fiction, Reservoir Dogs, The Incredible Hulk

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122 38
J.K. Simmons is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Most Underrated Actors
J.K. Simmons Spider-Man, Spider-Man 2, Spider-Man 3

9
126 43
Hugo Weaving is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Most Underrated Actors
Hugo Weaving The Matrix, The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King, The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring

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125 43
Sean Bean is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Most Underrated Actors
Sean Bean The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King, The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring, The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers

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133 50
Giovanni Ribisi is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Most Underrated Actors
Giovanni Ribisi Saving Private Ryan, Avatar, Lost in Translation

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99 31
John Hurt is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Most Underrated Actors
John Hurt Alien, Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows – Part 2

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116 44
Stanley Tucci is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Most Underrated Actors
Stanley Tucci The Hunger Games: Mockingjay, Part 1, Captain America: The First Avenger

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121 51
Idris Elba is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Most Underrated Actors
Idris Elba Thor, Thor: The Dark World, Prometheus

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75 26
Brendan Gleeson is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Most Underrated Actors
Brendan Gleeson Braveheart, Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire, Gangs of New York

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82 31
John Turturro is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Most Underrated Actors
John Turturro The Big Lebowski, Raging Bull, Transformers

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86 36
Andy Serkis is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Most Underrated Actors
Andy Serkis The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King, The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring, The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers

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101 48
William H. Macy is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Most Underrated Actors
William H. Macy Fargo, Boogie Nights, Magnolia

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86 40
Sam Elliott is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Most Underrated Actors
Sam Elliott The Big Lebowski, Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid, Ghost Rider

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82 39
Paul Giamatti is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Most Underrated Actors
Paul Giamatti Saving Private Ryan, Planet of the Apes, The Truman Show

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85 42
William Fichtner is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Most Underrated Actors
William Fichtner The Dark Knight, Heat, Armageddon

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61 24
Bill Nighy is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Most Underrated Actors
Bill Nighy Shaun of the Dead, Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest, Hot Fuzz

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88 46
Robert Carlyle is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Most Underrated Actors
Robert Carlyle Trainspotting, The Full Monty, 28 Weeks Later

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60 25
Michael Shannon is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Most Underrated Actors
Michael Shannon Groundhog Day, Man of Steel, Pearl Harbor

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73 37
Paul Bettany is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Most Underrated Actors
Paul Bettany The Avengers, Iron Man, Iron Man 3

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117 72
Benedict Cumberbatch is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Most Underrated Actors
Benedict Cumberbatch Star Trek Into Darkness, The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug, 12 Years a Slave

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56 28
Charles Dance is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Most Underrated Actors
Charles Dance Alien 3, Underworld: Awakening, For Your Eyes Only

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51 24
David Thewlis is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Most Underrated Actors
David Thewlis The Big Lebowski, Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows – Part 2

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65 37
Liev Schreiber is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Most Underrated Actors
Liev Schreiber Scream, X-Men Origins: Wolverine, Scream 2

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63 37
Gabriel Byrne is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Most Underrated Actors
Gabriel Byrne The Usual Suspects, Excalibur, Enemy of the State

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73 46
Norman Reedus is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Most Underrated Actors
Norman Reedus Blade II, American Gangster, The Boondock Saints

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57 33
James Cromwell is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Most Underrated Actors
James Cromwell Spider-Man 3, The Green Mile, Babe

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63 40
Jason Isaacs is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Most Underrated Actors
Jason Isaacs Good, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows – Part 2, Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire

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53 32
Brian Cox is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Most Underrated Actors
Brian Cox Braveheart, X-Men 2, The Bourne Identity

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49 30
Max von Sydow is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Most Underrated Actors
Max von Sydow The Exorcist, Ghostbusters II, Shutter Island

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42 24
Chiwetel Ejiofor is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Most Underrated Actors
Chiwetel Ejiofor Children of Men, Love Actually, American Gangster

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46 28
Michael Sheen is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Most Underrated Actors
Michael Sheen Gladiator, Alice in Wonderland, Underworld

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44 27
Jim Broadbent is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Most Underrated Actors
Jim Broadbent Gangs of New York, Brazil, Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince

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59 41
Eric Bana is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Most Underrated Actors
Eric Bana Finding Nemo, Star Trek, Black Hawk Down

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52 35
Barry Pepper is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Most Underrated Actors
Barry Pepper Saving Private Ryan, The Green Mile, True Grit

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44 29
Christopher Plummer is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Most Underrated Actors
Christopher Plummer Up, The Sound of Music, 12 Monkeys

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54 39
Joe Pantoliano is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Most Underrated Actors
Joe Pantoliano The Goonies, Memento, The Fugitive

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40 27
Pete Postlethwaite is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Most Underrated Actors
Pete Postlethwaite Inception, The Usual Suspects, The Last of the Mohicans

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41 28
Mark Strong is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Most Underrated Actors
Mark Strong Good, Kick-Ass, Green Lantern

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34 22
Michael Rooker is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Most Underrated Actors
Michael Rooker Guardians of the Galaxy, JFK, Mallrats

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43 32
Alan Cumming is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Most Underrated Actors
Alan Cumming X-Men 2, Eyes Wide Shut, GoldenEye

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41 32
Damian Lewis is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Most Underrated Actors
Damian Lewis Your Highness, Dreamcatcher, The Escapist

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30 21
Michael Gambon is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Most Underrated Actors
Michael Gambon Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows – Part 2, Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire

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36 28
Iain Glen is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Most Underrated Actors
Iain Glen Resident Evil: Retribution, Lara Croft: Tomb Raider, Resident Evil: Apocalypse

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37 31
Billy Crudup is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Most Underrated Actors
Billy Crudup Almost Famous, Watchmen, Big Fish