Movies Who's the 3 most influential male actors of all-time?

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Who's your picks?

  1. Laurence Olivier

    10.7%
  2. Robert De Niro

    42.9%
  3. James Stewart

    8.9%
  4. James Dean

    10.7%
  5. Montgomery Clift

    0.9%
  6. Paul Muni

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
  7. Gary Oldman

    7.1%
  8. Charlie Chaplin

    33.9%
  9. Daniel Day-Lewis

    14.3%
  10. Denzel Washington

    11.6%
  11. Clint Eastwood

    33.9%
  12. Marlon Brando

    52.7%
  13. Al Pacino

    16.1%
  14. Jack Nicholson

    19.6%
  15. Sidney Poitier

    7.1%
  16. Peter Sellers

    3.6%
  17. Robin Williams

    4.5%
  18. Humphrey Bogart

    7.1%
  19. Dustin Hoffman

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
  20. Other (comment)

    3.6%
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  1. MXZT Red Belt Platinum Member

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    Laurence Olivier
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    Robert De Niro
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    James Stewart
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    James Dean
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    Montgomery Clift
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    Paul Muni
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    Gary Oldman
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    Charlie Chaplin
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    Daniel Day-Lewis
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    Denzel Washington
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    Clint Eastwood
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    Marlon Brando
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    Al Pacino
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    Jack Nicholson
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    Sidney Poitier
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    Peter Sellers
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    Robin Williams
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    Humphrey Bogart
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  2. RowdyLesnar NoFucksGiven

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    Brando
    Deniro
    Chaplin
     
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  3. Madmick Zugzwang Staff Member Senior Moderator

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    Painful not to be able to include Jack, but Clift and Brando pioneered method acting which has taken over while Clint effectively defined the stoic, laconic tough guy who delivers sarcastic one-liners before sending off his antagonists that every action hero of the late 20th century emulated. When I watch Tom Hardy play Mad Max all I see is Blondie in a fictional, post-apocalyptic wasteland.

    Brando is the flamboyant, Clint is the understated, and Clift is the man between.
     
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    Nick Cage.
     
  5. JSN choo-CHOO!

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    Is do you mean influential in the true sense; or are you looking for greatest?
     
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    Deniro, eastwood, pacino
     
  7. JSN choo-CHOO!

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    Don’t sleep on Olivier though. There are tons of aussies and britishers killing it in Hollywood who have a more classical style and Olivier largely adapted stage techniques to a more natural, mature cinematic style of acting.
     
  8. I Am Legion Silver Belt

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    Jimmy Stewart is in the best movies of all time:
    It’s a Wonderful Life, was Alfred Hitchcock’s guy in all his best ones.
    Fantastic Westerns and War movies. He is the standard.

    DDL
    Last of The Mohicans, In the Name of The Father, My left Foot, Gangs, this dude is giant.

    Jack Nicholson
    China Town, One Flew over The Cuckoos Nest, A Few Good Men, The Departed, a perfect Joker in Batman, The Shining......
     
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    Need Jon Holmes on that list bro, he changed p0rn
     
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    I went with Brando and Nicholson and I couldn't decide on my 3rd pick between DeNiro and Denzel. I went with Denzel but it's probably not the correct choice. ;)
     
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    Deniro, Chaplin, and Brando
     
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    Bill Duke
    Shia LaBeouf
    DJ Qualls
     
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    Brando, DeNiro, Dean
     
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    If scope ITT is expressly 'influential', one has to include Eastwood in whatever, to say, troika of film talent you're putting forth. He's a textbook case for a modern male paragon or then the masculine mould.
     
  16. Damien Karras Mirabile dichtu, don't you agree?

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    This list is missing Humphrey Bogart
     
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    Chaplin
    Brando
    Poitier
     
  18. ookii Red Belt

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    Brando already took Dean's cool personification with The Wild One so it frees up room for one other actor
     
  19. MXZT Red Belt Platinum Member

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    Basically who influenced a generations of actors. Who had the greatest influence?
     
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