17 Actors Who Gave The Performance Of Their Lives, But Didn't Get Any Credit For Them

    They deserved so much better.

    Today, I was minding my own business, when this tweet popped up on my radar...

    Rachel McAdams deserved an Oscar for playing Regina George, change my mind.

    ...to which I thought:

    AND THEN this tweet came across my radar...

    This is exactly how I feel about Sarah Michelle Gellar in ‘Cruel Intentions’. https://t.co/8hEiShT5Px

    ...to which I thought:

    Which got me to thinking, there are A LOT of performances that I think that the Academy overlooked. So, I'm here to list some performances that I think were worthy of an Academy Award:

    1. Reese Witherspoon, Best Actress for Legally Blonde

    2. Jaime Lee Curtis, Best Actress for Freaky Friday

    3. J.K. Simmons, Best Supporting Actor for Spider-Man

    4. Amy Adams, Best Actress for Enchanted

    5. Devon Sawa, Best Actor for Casper

    6. Omar Epps, Best Actor for Love & Basketball

    7. America Ferrera, Best Supporting Actress for Sisterhood Of The Traveling Pants

    8. Meryl Streep, Best Actress for The Devil Wears Prada

    9. Gabrielle Union, Best Supporting Actress for Bring It On

    10. Will Ferrell, Best Actor for Elf

    11. Steve Carell, Best Actor for The 40 Year Old Virgin

    12. Parminder Nagra, Best Actress for Bend It Like Beckham

    13. Alexa PenaVega, Best Actress for Spy Kids

    14. Jon Heder, Best Actor for Napoleon Dynamite

    15. Ellen Wong, Best Supporting Actress for Scott Pilgrim vs. The World

    16. Mary Elizabeth Winstead, Best Supporting Actress for Sky High

    17. Regina King, Best Supporting Actress for A Cinderella Story

    Well, there ya have it, folks. Those are some roles I think should have deserved an Oscar. Let me know in the comments below which roles you think were snubbed for an Academy Award!