Stellar Performances: 7 Movies Showcasing A-List Actors

“Gladiator” (2000) – Russell Crowe’s gripping role as a Roman general earned him an Oscar.

“The Dark Knight” (2008) – Heath Ledger’s iconic Joker performance remains unparalleled.

“La La Land” (2016) – Emma Stone and Ryan Gosling’s chemistry lights up the musical.

“There Will Be Blood” (2007) – Daniel Day-Lewis’s intense portrayal earned him an Oscar.

“The Revenant” (2015) – Leonardo DiCaprio’s powerful performance led to his long-awaited Oscar win.

“Black Swan” (2010) – Natalie Portman’s role as a tormented ballerina earned her an Academy Award.

“Dallas Buyers Club” (2013) – Matthew McConaughey’s transformative role earned him an Oscar.