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"Oscar Winners - Best Actor" Collection

The ultimate achievement for an actor is to take to the stage in Los Angeles to accept an award granted by a jury of other acting peers. 74 men have taken that honour since 1929, with performers like Marlon Brando, Dustin Hoffman, Tom Hanks and Daniel Day-Lewis receiving the honour twice. Sample some movies with towering performances from the list below.
    
Blu-Ray player or Playstation 3 required to play Lincoln (2012)  Certified 12
Steven Spielberg's Academy Award-winning political biopic stars Daniel Day-Lewis as America's 16th president Abraham Lincoln. The film focuses on the last few months of Lincoln's life, which not only saw the ending of slavery despite dogged opposition from many inside Lincoln's own cabinet, but also
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Blu-Ray player or Playstation 3 required to play The Artist (2011)  Certified PG
Hollywood, 1927: As silent movie star George Valentin wonders if the arrival of talking pictures will cause him to fade into oblivion, he sparks with Peppy Miller, a young dancer set for a big break.
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Blu-Ray player or Playstation 3 required to play The Kings Speech (2010)  Certified 12
After the death of his father King George V (Michael Gambon) and the scandalous abdication of King Edward VIII (Guy Pearce), Bertie (Colin Firth) who has suffered from a debilitating speech impediment all his life, is suddenly crowned King George VI of England. With his country on the brink of war and
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Blu-Ray player or Playstation 3 required to play Crazy Heart (2010)  Certified 15
Bad Blake (Jeff Bridges) is a broken-down, hard-living country music singer who's had way too many marriages, far too many years on the road and one too many drinks way too many times. And yet, Bad can’t help but reach for salvation with the help of Jean (Maggie Gyllenhaal), a journalist who discovers
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Blu-Ray player or Playstation 3 required to play Milk (2008)  Certified 15
The story of California's first openly gay elected official, Harvey Milk, a San Francisco supervisor who was assassinated along with Mayor George Moscone by San Francisco Supervisor Dan White.
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A brutal, bloody, and gripping saga of obsession, corruption, and poisonous greed; Paul Thomas Anderson's Award Winning There Will Be Blood is a masterly, unwavering inspection of a consummately evil man whose trailblazing spirit is equalled only by his murderous ambition. In the dying years of the nineteenth
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A Scottish doctor on a Ugandan medical mission becomes irreversibly entangled with one of the world's most barbaric figures: Idi Amin. Impressed by Dr. Garrigan's brazen attitude in a moment of crisis, the newly self-appointed Ugandan President Amin hand picks him as his personal physician and closest
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Blu-Ray player or Playstation 3 required to play Capote (2005)  Certified 15
Nominated for 5 Oscars and winner of the Best Actor gong (Philip Seymour Hoffman), this is the much-celebrated drama recounting the events surrounding Capote's most famous literary work, 'In Cold Blood'. In 1959, Truman Capote, a popular writer for The New Yorker, learns about the horrific and senseless
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Blu-Ray player or Playstation 3 required to play Ray (2004)  Certified 15
Riding high on a wave of Oscar buzz, Foxx proved himself worthy of all the hype by portraying blind R&B legend Ray Charles in a warts-and-all performance that Charles approved shortly before his death in June 2004. Despite a few dramatic embellishments of actual incidents (such as the suggestion
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Blu-Ray player or Playstation 3 required to play Mystic River (2003)  Certified 15
After one loses his daughter, three childhood friends are reunited but each had a very different reason... Clint Eastwood's powerhouse drama secured Best Actor and Best Supporting Actor Oscars for Sean Penn and Tim Robbins respectively at the 2004 Academy Awards.
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Blu-Ray player or Playstation 3 required to play Training Day (2001)  Certified 18
The only thing more dangerous than the line being crossed is the cop who will cross it. A gripping drama set in the shadowy world of undercover police work, Training Day tells the story of a veteran L.A.P.D. narcotics officer (Denzel Washington) who guides an idealistic rookie (Ethan Hawke) through
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Blu-Ray player or Playstation 3 required to play Gladiator (2000)  Certified 15
Oscar® Winner, Best Picture, 2000: The General Who Became A Slave. The Slave Who Became A Gladiator. The Gladiator Who Defied An Empire. Discover the unparalleled power and glory of Gladiator, a dazzling combination of vivid action and extraordinary storytelling that critics called a "stunning, explosive,
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Blu-Ray player or Playstation 3 required to play American Beauty (1999)  Certified 18
Marking the feature film directorial debut of award-winning theatre director Sam Mendes, this funny, moving and shocking journey through life in suburban America follows the trials and tribulations of Lester (Kevin Spacey) and Carolyn (Annette Bening), an upper-middle-class couple whose marriage - and
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An inspired, award-winning story about the power of love and the human spirit, Life Is Beautiful has been called a modern masterpiece! Guido - a charming but bumbling waiter who's gifted with a colourful imagination and an irresistible sense of humour - has won the heart of the woman he loves and created
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Blu-Ray player or Playstation 3 required to play As Good As It Gets (1997)  Certified 15
Nicholson gives a show-stopping performance as Melvin Udall, an obsessive-compulsive novelist who takes pride in his ability to affront, repulse, offend and wound, His targets are random, his aim reckless. Winner of three Golden Globe Awards, two Oscars and a staggering further five Oscar nominations,
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