Actors War Round 1: Pitt vs. Lewis

Discussion in 'Movies/TV' started by titanthakur, May 24, 2017.

Who is a better overall actor?

Poll closed May 31, 2017.
  1. Brad Pitt

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  2. Daniel Day-Lewis

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  1. rekirts

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    The votes should really be public...

    Anyone who voted Pitt over Daniel Day Lewis should be openly ridiculed.
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  2. The Hammer

    The Hammer Leper Messiah

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    They are


    and you are wrong
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  3. rekirts

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    First Jesse James is an amazing movie, but hes not even the best actor in it. Well done performance, but cmon. Other then that he has Se7en, which again, good performance. After that he does the same roles, fine performances but nothing mind blowing.

    DDL performance in There Will Be Blood is in the discussion for best performance in any movie ever. Lincoln is just the best potrayel of a historic figure I can think of off the top of my head.

    I mean come on, show me a scene where Pitt even approaches this

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  4. Gunny

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    DDL is extremely picky about his roles. So you wont see as huge filmography with him.
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  5. RTH

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    Love Pitt... but had to vote DDL. If I'm going to pop in a movie to watch, more likely to be a Pitt movie.

    DDL movies are nearly all good, though... and he's typically great in all.
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  6. The Hammer

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    DDL being a picky pants about roles I think is where I see Pitt as better. Pitt is not afraid to take risks and it works out for him. Rather than just taking roles where he knows he will come out looking amazing -- like DDL does.

    Snatch I think would be a good example of where he took a big risk, playing an oddball supporting role, and it worked out extremely well. I respect someone who is able to stretch their comfort zone.
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  7. 10ACTyrant

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    just about every role DDL takes is stretching his comfort zone or taking a risk

    pitt is a great "performance" actor. he's fun as hell to watch but not always the most believable or authentic performances.

    DDL puts everything he has into every character he takes. i think that's part of the reason he spaces his performances out so much. dude invests so much in his characters it's insane.

    also, i just realized these polls don't include christian bale who is a top 3 alive actor
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  8. 10ACTyrant

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    3 greatest living actors:

    DDL
    Christian Bale
    Joaquin Phoenix
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  9. 10ACTyrant

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    and i guess by "living" i mean performing in their prime
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  10. 10ACTyrant

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    also,

    ******* FROM A BASKET!!!
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