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ACTORS & ACTRESSES MINI-RANKDOWNS

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Ranking performances of various actors and actresses

 

Rankdowns are clearly popular on this site, and some take several months to finish. The Actors & Actresses rankdown was the first rankdown I hosted, and it took five months until the winner was crowned. I'm not planning to do another traditional acting rankdown with 1000 entries again, but what if there was a way to have a faster version of the game? And instead of ranking actors against each other, this game will focus on their individual performances. Here's how it will work:

 

1. At the beginning of each round, one ranker will choose an actor or actress of his or her choice.

2. Every ranker will publicly advance one film or TV role of his or her choice to advance straight to the final ranking.

3. Every ranker will eliminate one role at a first come, first serve basis. Write-ups are not required, but feel free to explain your decision if you wish. This step may be repeated if the actor's filmography is long enough. However, if an actor's filmography is not long enough for a cutting round, then this step will be skipped.

4. The rankers will publicly vote to determine the rest of the roles making it to the final ranking.

5. The rankers will privately send a ranking of the Final 15 roles. Non-rankers are welcome to submit rankings too. Write-ups are not required, but feel free to submit them if you wish.

 

Once the winning role is revealed, we'll move onto the next round. Another ranker will choose a different actor or actress, and we will repeat the process. By the end of the game, all the winning roles will be ranked in one final overall ranking.

 

For each round, 5-10 people will play. However, rankers are free to opt out of a round if they are unfamiliar with the filmography of the actor or actress chosen. In addition, the actors and actresses chosen must have at least 25 film and/or TV credits in a starring role.

 

If you are interested in playing, then sign up here.

 

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UPCOMING ROUNDS
1. Ryan Gosling- Steven - COMPLETE

2. Tessa Thompson - Alex - COMPLETE

3. Ryan Reynolds - QK - COMPLETE

4. Brie Larson - Dee - COMPLETE

5. Natalie Portman - Andy - COMPLETE

6. Jamie Lee Curtis - Elliott - COMPLETE

7. Jake Gyllenhaal - Rei  COMPLETE

8. Zac Efron - JC COMPLETE

9. Viola Davis - Megan COMPLETE
10. Will Smith - Wallace COMPLETE

11. Kate Winslet - Chris COMPLETE

12. Tom Hanks - Zoey COMPLETE

13. Leonardo DiCaprio - Denise COMPLETE

14. Rachel McAdams - Victoria COMPLETE

15. Neve Campbell - Priscilla COMPLETE

16. Meryl Streep - Derek

17. Megan Mullally - Sola

 

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ROUND 16:

MERYL STREEP FILMOGRAPHY

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FILM ROLES

Julia (1977)

The Deer Hunter (1978)

Manhattan (1979)

The Seduction of Joe Tynan (1979)

Kramer vs. Kramer (1979)

The French Lieutenant's Woman (1981)

Still of the Night (1982)

Sophie's Choice (1982)

Silkwood (1983)

Falling in Love (1984)

Plenty (1985)

Out of Africa (1985)

Heartburn (1986)

Ironweed (1987)

A Cry in the Dark (1988)

She-Devil (1989)

Postcards from the Edge (1990)

Defending Your Life (1991)

Death Becomes Her (1992)

The House of the Spirits (1993)

The River Wild (1994)

The Bridges of Madison County (1995)

Before and After (1996)

Marvin's Room (1996)

Dancing at Lughnasa (1998)

One True Thing (1998)

Music of the Heart (1999)

A.I. Artificial Intelligence (2001)

Adaptation. (2002)

The Hours (2002)

The Manchurian Candidate (2004)

Lemony Snicket's A Series of Unfortunate Events (2004)

Prime (2005)

A Prairie Home Companion (2006)

The Devil Wears Prada (2006)

The Ant Bully (2006)

Dark Matter (2007)

Evening (2007)

Rendition (2007)

Lions for Lambs (2007)

Mamma Mia! (2008)

Doubt (2008)

Julie & Julia (2009)

Fantastic Mr. Fox (2009)

It's Complicated (2009)

The Iron Lady (2011)

Hope Springs (2012)

August: Osage County (2013)

The Giver (2014)

The Homesman (2014)

Into the Woods (2014)

Ricki and the Flash (2015)

Suffragette (2015)

Florence Foster Jenkins (2016)

The Post (2017)

Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again (2018)

Mary Poppins Returns (2018)

The Laundromat (2019)

Little Women (2019)

 

TV ROLES

Holocaust (1978)

Angels in America (2003)

Web Therapy (2010)

The Roosevelts (2014)

Big Little Lies (2019)

 

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RESULTS

 

RYAN GOSLING

1. Blue Valentine (2010)

2. Drive (2011)

3. Lars and The Real Girl (2007)

4. Half Nelson (2006)

5. First Man (2018)

6. La La Land (2016)

7. The Place Beyond The Pines (2012)

8. The Ides of March (2011)

9. The Nice Guys (2016)

10. The Big Short (2015)

11. Only God Forgives (2013)

12. Remember the Titans (2000)

13. Fracture (2007)

14. Song to Song (2017)

15. All Good Things (2010)

 

 

TESSA THOMPSON

1. Annihilation (2018)

2. Westworld (2016)

3. Thor: Ragnarok (2017)

4. Dear White People (2014)

5. Creed (2015)

6. Sorry To Bother You (2018)

7. Little Woods (2018)

8. Selma (2014)

9. Creed II (2018)

10. Veronica Mars (2005)

11. Mississippi Damned (2009)

12. Grantham & Rose (2014)

13. Everyday Black Men (2010)

14. Red & Blue Marbles (2011)

15. Murder on the 13th Floor (2012)

 

 

RYAN REYNOLDS

1. Deadpool (2016)

2. Detective Pikachu (2019)

3. Buried (2010)

4. The Proposal (2009)

5. Waiting... (2005)

6. Definitely, Maybe (2008)

7. Adventureland (2009)

8. National Lampoon's Van Wilder (2002)

9. The Voices (2014)

10. Just Friends (2005)

11. Safe House (2012)

12. Life (2007)

13. The Amityville Horror (2005)

14. The Hitman's Bodyguard (2017)

15. Woman in Gold (2015)

 

 

BRIE LARSON

1. Room (2015)

2. Scott Pilgrim vs. The World (2010)

3. Short Term 12 (2013)

4. Captain Marvel (2019)

5. Just Mercy (2019)

6. The Spectacular Now (2013)

7. Community (2013)

8. Unicorn Store (2017)

9. Digging For Fire (2015)

10. Don Jon (2013)

11. Kong: Skull Island (2017)

12. Free Fire (2016)

13. The Glass Castle (2017)

14. Greenberg (2010)

15. Rampart (2011)

 

 

NATALIE PORTMAN

1. Black Swan (2010)

2. V for Vendetta (2005)

3. Closer (2004)

4. Garden State (2004)

5. Annihilation (2018)

6. Vox Lux (2018)

7. Jackie (2016)

8. Star Wars: Episode III – Revenge of the Sith

9. Thor (2011)

10. Brothers (2009)

11. Anywhere but Here (1999)

12. Beautiful Girls (1996)

13. The Other Boleyn Girl (2008)

14. Star Wars: Episode II – Attack of the Clones (2002)

15. Cold Mountain (2003)

 

 

JAMIE LEE CURTIS

1. Halloween (1978)

2. Knives Out (2019)

3 Freaky Friday (2003)

4. Halloween (2018)

5. True Lies (1994)

6. A Fish Called Wanda (1988)

7. Road Games (1981)

8. Halloween H20: 20 Years Later (1998)

9. Prom Night (1980)

10. The Fog (1980)

11. Terror Train (1980)

12. Mother's Boys (1993)

13. Halloween II (1981)

14. Anything but Love (1989)

15. Dominick and Eugene (1988)

 

 

JAKE GYLLENHAAL

1. Brokeback Mountain (2005)

2. Nightcrawler (2014)

3. Donnie Darko (2001)

4. Zodiac (2007)

5. Okja (2017)

6. Southpaw (2015)

7. Spider-Man: Far From Home (2019)

8. Source Code (2011)

9. Prisoners (2013)

10. Nocturnal Animals (2016)

11. The Day After Tomorrow (2004)

12. Enemy (2013)

13. Stronger (2017)

14. Love & Other Drugs (2010)

15. The Good Girl (2002)

 

 

ZAC EFRON

1. High School Musical (2006)

2. High School Musical 2 (2007)

3. The Greatest Showman (2017)

4. High School Musical 3: Senior Year (2008)

5. Hairspray (2007)

6. Charlie St. Cloud (2010)

7. 17 Again (2009)

8. That Awkward Moment (2014)

9. Extremely Wicked, Shockingly Evil and Vile (2019)

10. The Lucky One (2012)

11. We Are Your Friends (2015)

12. Neighbors (2014)

13. The Paperboy (2012)

14. Summerland (2004)

15. Scoob! (2020)

 

 

VIOLA DAVIS

1. Fences (2016)
2. Doubt (2008)

3. Widows (2018)

4. How to Get Away with Murder (2014)

5. The Help (2011)

6. Prisoners (2013)

7. Troop Zero (2019)

8. The Disappearance of Eleanor Rigby (2013)

9. United States of Tara (2009)

10. Antwone Fisher (2002)

11. Custody (2016)

12. Solaris (2002)

13. Trust (2010)

14. Won't Back Down (2012)

15. It's Kind of a Funny Story (2010)

 

 

WILL SMITH

1. The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air (1990)

2. Men in Black (1997)

3. Independence Day (1996)

4. The Pursuit of Happyness (2006)

5. Bad Boys (1995)

6. I Am Legend (2007)

7. Hitch (2005)

8. Enemy of the State (1998)

9. Ali (2001)

10. Men in Black II (2002)

11. Six Degrees of Separation (1993)

12. Bad Boys II (2003)

13. Men in Black 3 (2012)

14. Aladdin (2019)

15. Where the Day Takes You (1992)

 

 

KATE WINSLET

1. Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind (2004)

2. Titanic (1997)

3. Steve Jobs (2015)

4. Iris (2001)

5. Contagion (2011)

6. Little Children (2006)

7. Revolutionary Road (2008)

8. Mildred Pierce (2011)

9. Sense and Sensibility (1995)

10. Finding Neverland (2004)

11. The Reader (2008)

12. Heavenly Creatures (1994)

13. The Dressmaker (2015)

14. The Holiday (2006)

15. Divergent (2014)

 

 

TOM HANKS

1. Forrest Gump (1994)
2. Toy Story 3 (2010)
3. Toy Story (1995)
4. Saving Private Ryan (1998)

5. Cast Away (2000)

6. Catch Me If You Can (2002)
7. Captain Phillips (2013)

8. Philadelphia (1993)

9. Apollo 13 (1995)
10. A League of Their Own (1992)
11. Big (1988)
12. The Green Mile (1999)

13. That Thing You Do! (1996)

14. Turner & Hooch (1989)

15. The ‘Burbs (1989)

 

 

LEONARDO DICAPRIO

1. Catch Me If You Can (2002)

2. What’s Eating Gilbert Grape (1993)

3. Titanic (1997)

4. The Departed (2006)

5. The Wolf of Wall Street (2013)

6. Inception (2010)

7. Shutter Island (2010)

8. Django Unchained (2012)

9. Romeo + Juliet (1996)

10. The Aviator (2004)

11. Blood Diamond (2006)

12. The Great Gatsby (2013)

13. The Revenant (2015)

14. Revolutionary Road (2008)

15. Gangs of New York (2002)

 

 

RACHEL MCADAMS

1. Mean Girls (2004)

2. Game Night (2018)

3. Spotlight (2015)

4. Disobedience (2017)

5. Red Eye (2005)

6. Eurovision Song Contest: The Story of Fire Saga (2020)

7. The Little Prince (2015)

8. The Notebook (2004)

9. Wedding Crashers (2005)

10. Sherlock Holmes (2009)

11. The Time Traveler's Wife (2009)

12. State of Play (2009)

13. True Detective (2015)

14. To The Wonder (2012)

15. About Time (2013)

 

 

NEVE CAMPBELL

1. Scream (1996)

2. Scream 2 (1997)

3. Scream 4 (2011)

4. The Craft (1996)

5. Party of Five (1994)

6. Scream 3 (2000)

7. Wild Things (1998)

8. Clouds (2020)

9. Panic (2000)

10. Walter (2015)

11. Skyscraper (2018)

12. House of Cards (2016)

13. Drowning Mona (2018)

14. When Will I Be Loved (2004)

15. Love Child (1996)

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Just now, Elliott said:

When is this starting? I’m interested but I’m currently in 4.5 rankdowns. :haha: 

 

Hopefully tomorrow.

 

Write-ups are not required for this game, so hopefully it'll make it easier for people to consider playing. 😄 It'll just be posting a few decisions and then sending a ranking.

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I'll go ahead and choose the first actor to help everyone get accustomed to the game and its format.

 

I'll choose the winner of the Actors & Actresses Rankdown: Ryan Gosling.

 

If you are familiar with his filmography and want to play in this round, then post here on the thread. The deadline is 24 hours or once 10 rankers have signed up.

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Just now, Steven_ said:


Just that you want to play, which you already did.

 

Just now, Steven_ said:


Just that you want to play, which you already did.

Okay sorry :haha:

for a moment I though we were supposed to post the films or smth

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ROUND 1:

RYAN GOSLING FILMOGRAPHY

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FILM ROLES

Frankenstein and Me (1997)

Remember The Titans (2000)

The Believer (2001)

Murder By Numbers (2002)

The Slaughter Rule (2002)

The United States of Leland (2003)

The Notebook (2004)

Stay (2005)

Half Nelson (2006)

Fracture (2007)

Lars and the Real Girl (2007)

Blue Valentine (2010)

All Good Things (2010)

Crazy, Stupid, Love (2011)

Drive (2011)

The Ides of March (2011)

The Place Beyond The Pines (2012)

Gangster Squad (2013)

Only God Forgives (2013)

The Big Short (2015)

The Nice Guys (2016)

La La Land (2016)

Song to Song (2017)

Blade Runner 2049 (2017)

First Man (2018)

 

TV ROLES

Breaker High (1997)

Young Hercules (1998)

 

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RANKERS

@Deeee

@*Chris

@QueenKalie

@.Rei

@Alex95

@Elliott

 

 

Thank you to the six people who have signed up! Maybe after this first round, the format will be easier to understand and more people will sign up for future rounds.

 

Your first task is to pick one of Ryan's film roles of your choice to advance straight to the final rankings. After the six film roles are chosen, you all will eliminate film roles until we are left with a Top 15.

 

Post here on the thread which role you want in the final rankings.

 

The deadline is 12 hours from now.

 

 

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