The 10 Best Performances Of Russell Crowe

Born in New Zealand but raised in Australia, he choice be naturalized Australian. He began his career in Sydney before leaving for Hollywood in the 90s. Crowe has been nominated three times for an Oscar for Best Actor, having managed to bring the prize home, once. Besides being a great actor, he has also shown to have musical talent, being an actor full of surprises.
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1.
Gladiator (2000)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.5/10 X  
When a Roman general is betrayed and his family murdered by an emperor's corrupt son, he comes to Rome as a gladiator to seek revenge. (155 mins.)
Director: Ridley Scott
“ Máximus Décimus Meridius
A Roman General, which prepares the army of Emperor Marcus Aurelius, to prevent the invasion of Germanic barbarians. Maximus learns that Marcus Aurelius, old and aware of his death, want to pass the command of the Empire to Maximus, what makes it dead by his son Commodus, who takes over the Empire. By refusing to serve the new Emperor, Maximus is sentenced to dead, but he manages to survive, but not enough time to save his wife and son. He becomes a slave and gladiator, waging bloody battles. Eager to avenge the murder of his family, he knows that crowd control will be vital for to devise his revenge, which culminates in a fight with Commodus. ” - rui_garces_7
 
2.
A Beautiful Mind (2001)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.2/10 X  
After John Nash, a brilliant but asocial mathematician, accepts secret work in cryptography, his life takes a turn for the nightmarish. (135 mins.)
Director: Ron Howard
“ John Forbes Nash Jr.
A prolific mathematician, who can succeed in many areas of mathematics and a respectable academic career. After solving a problem related to game theory, that would give him in 1994, the Prize in Economic Sciences in Memory of Alfred Nobel. After being called to do an work for the Government, Nash becomes tormented by delusions and hallucinations. Diagnosed as schizophrenic, he must use all his rationality to distinguish the real from the imaginary and return to a normal life. ” - rui_garces_7
 
3.
The Insider (1999)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  
A research chemist comes under personal and professional attack when he decides to appear in a "60 Minutes" expose on Big Tobacco. (157 mins.)
Director: Michael Mann
“ Jeffrey Wigand
A scientist of the field of chemistry that has just been fired from a tobacco company. When an reporter addresses him so that he participates in its program "60 Minutes". He is blackmailed by the company he worked for, so that no information reaches the public. He faces several difficulties when trying to expose the tobacco industry and how they use chemicals to modify the components of cigarettes, tried to cause an dependency on the consumer. ” - rui_garces_7
 
4.
Cinderella Man (2005)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.0/10 X  
The story of James Braddock, a supposedly washed-up boxer who came back to become a champion and an inspiration in the 1930s. (144 mins.)
Director: Ron Howard
“ James J. Braddock
A boxer who was heavyweight champion, who lost a fight in 1928 and had a broken hand in the ring. After the accident Braddock had to leave the sport. The ex-boxer, his wife and children, are now faced to the Great Depression of 1929, starving and cold. With much persuasion and hope, Braddock returns to the ring in 1935 to fight with the exponent Max Baer, four years younger, more better prepared, and very arrogant. Braddock hangs now one of the most impressive fights in boxing history. ” - rui_garces_7
 
5.
American Gangster (2007)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
In 1970s America, a detective works to bring down the drug empire of Frank Lucas, a heroin kingpin from Manhattan, who is smuggling the drug into the country from the Far East. (157 mins.)
Director: Ridley Scott
“ Richie Roberts
An honest police, that fight the crime in New York, and who lives within a department totally corrupt. He begins to realize that something is changing on a day to day the city streets, and he is nominated to investigate the problem. After obtaining sufficient evidence to arrest Frank Lucas, a mobster in the city, and the inevitable encounter between the two will cause unexpectedly join forces to clean the city of criminals, be they criminals or police. ” - rui_garces_7
 
6.
L.A. Confidential (1997)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.3/10 X  
As corruption grows in 1950s LA, three policemen - one strait-laced, one brutal, and one sleazy - investigate a series of murders with their own brand of justice. (138 mins.)
Director: Curtis Hanson
“ Bud White
An Los Angeles police, in the 50s, in a city dominated by corruption, deception and dangerous passions. He finds himself investigating a murder case, along with a colleague, and a famous Detective. These two men are complete opposites, with only one thing in common: a mysterious Lynn Bracken. ” - rui_garces_7
 
7.
3:10 to Yuma (2007)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  
A small-time rancher agrees to hold a captured outlaw who's awaiting a train to go to court in Yuma. A battle of wills ensues as the outlaw tries to psych out the rancher. (122 mins.)
Director: James Mangold
“ Ben Wade
A ruthless and legendary bandit who is captured following an assault, and must be escorted to the town of Contention, until the train to Yuma, where Ben will be brought to justice and tried. But the gang of Ben will do anything to try to recover him, despite captured, he is still a lethal threat. Confident and cunning, he can explore and take advantage of the slightest human weakness, not wanting to miss an opportunity to run away ... or take revenge from those who want to bring him to justice. ” - rui_garces_7
 
8.
Romper Stomper (1992)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
A group of skinheads become alarmed at the way their neighbourhood is changing. (94 mins.)
Director: Geoffrey Wright
“ Hando
A creepy but charismatic leader of the nazi-skins, a racist gang who declares war on the Asian inimigrantes. He explodes with all his hatred through violent attacks against the local Vietnamese community. But when his victims fight back, his gang dissolves and Hando flees the city. ” - rui_garces_7
 
9.
Proof (1991)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
The life of a blind photographer who is looked after by a housekeeper is disrupted by the arrival of an agreeable restaurant worker. (86 mins.)
“ Andy
Become a friend of the protagonist, Martin (a blind man who thinks that are always deceiving him, and that has a love-hate relationship with Celia, the woman who takes care of his home). Over time arises a complicated love triangle: Andy falls in love with Celia, but she is jealous with his friendship with Martin, and does a plan for that Martin be disappointed with his new friend. ” - rui_garces_7
 
10.
Master and Commander: The Far Side of the World (2003)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
During the Napoleonic Wars, a brash British captain pushes his ship and crew to their limits in pursuit of a formidable French war vessel around South America. (138 mins.)
Director: Peter Weir
“ Jack Aubrey
A brave Captain who sees his ship attacked by surprise by an enemy more powerful. Despite the severe damage of the ship and much people of the crew injured, Aubrey goes in an hot pursuit, to intercept and capture his foe, in a mission that can decide the future of a nation - or destroy him and his crew. ” - rui_garces_7