Nicholson, as always, delivers a deliciously maniacal performance that teeters on over-the-top but somehow manages to stay grounded in reality.
Key Scene: "Enjoy your clams, cocksucker"
Sheen does an amazing job keeping up with Dame Helen and believably captures Tony Blair's transformation from not liking the Queen to respecting her.
Key Scene: Meeting the Queen
Mark Wahlberg, The Departed
Superior scene stealing in a true supporting role.
Key Scene: Morning Briefing With Alec Baldwin
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Rounding Out the Top 10: PJ DeBoy, Shortbus...Christopher Plummer, Inside Man...Stanley Tucci, The Devil Wears Prada...Jackie Earle Haley, Little Children
Jack Nicholson, The Departed
Steve Carell, Little Miss Sunshine
Eddie Murphy, Dreamgirls