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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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249 51
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

2
189 52
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

3
158 47
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

4
155 48
Willem Dafoe is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Most Underrated Actors
Willem Dafoe Finding Nemo, Spider-Man, Spider-Man 2

5
150 50
Sam Rockwell is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Most Underrated Actors
Sam Rockwell Iron Man 2, The Green Mile, Galaxy Quest

6
116 35
Mads Mikkelsen is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Most Underrated Actors
Mads Mikkelsen Casino Royale, Clash of the Titans, King Arthur

7
114 35
Tim Roth is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Most Underrated Actors
Tim Roth Pulp Fiction, Reservoir Dogs, The Incredible Hulk

8
111 36
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
119 41
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

10
124 48
Giovanni Ribisi is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Most Underrated Actors
Giovanni Ribisi Saving Private Ryan, Avatar, Lost in Translation

11
114 42
Sean Bean is listed (or ranked) 11 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

12
92 30
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

13
115 47
Idris Elba is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Most Underrated Actors
Idris Elba Thor, Thor: The Dark World, Prometheus

14
103 42
Stanley Tucci is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Most Underrated Actors
Stanley Tucci The Hunger Games: Mockingjay, Part 1, Captain America: The First Avenger

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15
95 42
William H. Macy is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Most Underrated Actors
William H. Macy Fargo, Boogie Nights, Magnolia

16
67 25
Brendan Gleeson is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Most Underrated Actors
Brendan Gleeson Braveheart, Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire, Gangs of New York

17
75 31
John Turturro is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Most Underrated Actors
John Turturro The Big Lebowski, Raging Bull, Transformers

18
78 34
Andy Serkis is listed (or ranked) 18 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

19
80 38
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

20
82 40
William Fichtner is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Most Underrated Actors
William Fichtner The Dark Knight, Heat, Armageddon

21
87 44
Robert Carlyle is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Most Underrated Actors
Robert Carlyle Trainspotting, The Full Monty, 28 Weeks Later

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22
114 68
Benedict Cumberbatch is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Most Underrated Actors
Benedict Cumberbatch Star Trek Into Darkness, The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug, 12 Years a Slave

23
75 38
Paul Giamatti is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Most Underrated Actors
Paul Giamatti Saving Private Ryan, Planet of the Apes, The Truman Show

24
57 24
Michael Shannon is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Most Underrated Actors
Michael Shannon Groundhog Day, Man of Steel, Pearl Harbor

25
70 35
Paul Bettany is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Most Underrated Actors
Paul Bettany The Avengers, Iron Man, Iron Man 3

26
52 24
Bill Nighy is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Most Underrated Actors
Bill Nighy Shaun of the Dead, Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest, Hot Fuzz

27
51 27
Charles Dance is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Most Underrated Actors
Charles Dance Alien 3, Underworld: Awakening, For Your Eyes Only

28
60 35
Liev Schreiber is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Most Underrated Actors
Liev Schreiber Scream, X-Men Origins: Wolverine, Scream 2

The Worst A-List Hollywood Actors

29
47 24
David Thewlis is listed (or ranked) 29 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

30
67 43
Norman Reedus is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Most Underrated Actors
Norman Reedus Blade II, American Gangster, The Boondock Saints

31
54 32
James Cromwell is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Most Underrated Actors
James Cromwell Spider-Man 3, The Green Mile, Babe

32
58 37
Gabriel Byrne is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Most Underrated Actors
Gabriel Byrne The Usual Suspects, Excalibur, Enemy of the State

33
61 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

34
50 31
Brian Cox is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Most Underrated Actors
Brian Cox Braveheart, X-Men 2, The Bourne Identity

35
44 27
Michael Sheen is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Most Underrated Actors
Michael Sheen Gladiator, Alice in Wonderland, Underworld

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36
40 24
Chiwetel Ejiofor is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Most Underrated Actors
Chiwetel Ejiofor Children of Men, Love Actually, American Gangster

37
55 39
Eric Bana is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Most Underrated Actors
Eric Bana Finding Nemo, Star Trek, Black Hawk Down

38
45 30
Max von Sydow is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Most Underrated Actors
Max von Sydow The Exorcist, Ghostbusters II, Shutter Island

39
49 34
Barry Pepper is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Most Underrated Actors
Barry Pepper Saving Private Ryan, The Green Mile, True Grit

40
53 38
Joe Pantoliano is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Most Underrated Actors
Joe Pantoliano The Goonies, Memento, The Fugitive

41
41 27
Jim Broadbent is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Most Underrated Actors
Jim Broadbent Gangs of New York, Brazil, Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince

42
41 29
Christopher Plummer is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Most Underrated Actors
Christopher Plummer Up, The Sound of Music, 12 Monkeys

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43
32 21
Michael Rooker is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Most Underrated Actors
Michael Rooker Guardians of the Galaxy, JFK, Mallrats

44
37 27
Pete Postlethwaite is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Most Underrated Actors
Pete Postlethwaite Inception, The Usual Suspects, The Last of the Mohicans

45
40 32
Alan Cumming is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Most Underrated Actors
Alan Cumming X-Men 2, Eyes Wide Shut, GoldenEye

46
36 28
Mark Strong is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Most Underrated Actors
Mark Strong Good, Kick-Ass, Green Lantern

47
28 21
Michael Gambon is listed (or ranked) 47 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

48
37 31
Damian Lewis is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Most Underrated Actors
Damian Lewis Your Highness, Dreamcatcher, The Escapist

49
37 31
John C. McGinley is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Most Underrated Actors
John C. McGinley Seven, Platoon, Office Space

50
31 25
Tom Wilkinson is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Most Underrated Actors
Tom Wilkinson Batman Begins, Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind, Shakespeare in Love