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    Tom Holland's Top 10 Best Performances

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    It has been said and said again that Tom Holland is one of this generation's best young actors, and he continues to prove it time and time again. Over the past 2 years we have seen Tom grow as an actor on film and his acting mature, in his new film Cherry we see him completely transform. But before that there were many other roles that shaped and moulded the young actor, some that as we know he is still playing to this day. These were Tom Holland's 10 best performances, some of his best acting in live action movies.

    10. How I Live Now (2013)

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    Tom Holland plays a supporting role in this young adult post-apocalyptic thriller about an American girl, sent to the English countryside to stay with relatives, who finds love and purpose while fighting for her survival as war envelops the world around her. Tom Holland starred alongside an ensemble of then young actors such as Saoirse Ronan and George Mackay. The young cast was even praised for their strong performances.

    9. In The Heart of The Sea (2015)

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    In this recounting of a New England whaling ship's sinking by a giant whale in 1820, Tom Holland stars as Thomas Nickerson in an adventure that later inspired the great novel Moby-Dick. Tom was part of the ensemble cast starring alongside MCU Co star Chris Hemsworth.

    8. Edge of Winter (2016)

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    In this dramatic thriller about two brothers and their divorced dad who is eager to bond with his two boys. Tom plays the eldest son Bradley Baker. The two brothers soon end up in a nightmarish scenario in this snowy thriller. When they are stranded by a brutal winter storm with an unpredictable father they barely know, the boys begin to suspect their supposed protector may be their biggest threat.

    7. Chaos Walking (2021)

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    Despite the fact that the film was not received well by critics, there's no denying, Tom Holland was great in it. The film is set in a dystopian world where there are no women and all living creatures can hear each other's thoughts in a stream of images, words, and sounds called Noise. Tom Holland and Daisey Ridley star alongside each other delivering a fun, humorous and at times intense performance.

    6. Pilgrimage (2017)

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    In this, Tom Holland's first period piece film, a group of monks in 13th century Ireland must escort a sacred relic across a landscape fraught with peril. We get to see him speaking in Irish (Gaelic) at times. Tom plays Brother Diarmuid, the youngest of the monks in this brutal and violent historical action film.

    5. The Lost City of Z (2016)

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    In another period piece, set in the 20th Century, The Lost City of Z is the true-life drama of British explorer Major Percival Fawcett, who disappeared whilst searching for a mysterious city in the Amazon in the 1920s. Percy Fawcett played by Charlie Hunnam travels to the Amazon with his son played by Tom Holland in search of a new civilization. Tom Co stars as amateur explorer Jack Fawcett, the eldest son of Percy Fawcett who struggles to connect with his father and eventually bonds with him over a love for discovery. We all love Tom's American Accent, but in this film we go back to his English roots alongside. Despite being in the film for a shorter while than the rest of the cast, he delivers a great and rounded performance. He was said to have done great character work.

    4. The Impossible (2012)

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    At the age of just 15, Tom Holland made his feature film debut, delivering an absolutely groundbreaking and heart wrenching performance in The Impossible, the story of a tourist family in Thailand caught in the destruction and chaotic aftermath of the 2004 Indian Ocean tsunami. Starring alongside Naomi Watts and Ewan McGregor as the families brave eldest son. This performance received universal praise from critics and multiple awards for a young Tom Holland.

    3. Spider-Man in the MCU

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    Of course Tom Holland's most popular and most loved performance is his role as Peter Parker aka Spider-Man in the MCU. We have seen some great action and amazing stunts from Tom yes, but we have also seen some amazing acting, especially in his solo movies. Tom has appeared in Captain America: Civil War, Spider-Man: Homecoming, Avengers: Infinity War, Avengers: Endgame and Spider-Man: Far From Home, with his new film Spider-Man: No Way Home coming soon. We cant wait to see what more Spidey has in store.

    2. The Devil All The Time (2020)

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    Tom Holland's brilliant performance in this film was un paralleled to anything we have seen from him on film before. With his slick southern accent, the pain behind his character and that heavy backstory, we saw Holland go to a whole new level for this film. This crime drama follows a young man (Tom Holland) who is devoted to protecting his loved ones in a town full of corruption and sinister characters. Tom led an amazing cast of actors which included Robert Pattinson, Bill Skarsgård, Harry Melling and his MCU Co star Sebastian Stan. In 2020 we all thought this was the best performance of Tom Holland's career so far, that is until we saw the number one movie on this list.

    1. Cherry (2021)

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    In what was probably Tom Holland's best performance so far, we see this young actor in a transformative role that allowed him to try out a variety of different genres, drama, romance, war, action, crime, drugs and more in one movie. In a really, real and raw performance that reaches every emotion you have. Cherry follows the wild journey of a disenfranchised young man who meets the love of his life, only to risk losing her through a series of bad decisions and challenging life circumstances. We see Holland tackle mature topics such as marriage, ptsd, addiction, debt, loss and more brilliantly.

    Coming up next for Tom Holland is the film adaptation of the video game series Uncharted where Tom plays a young Nathan Drake, set to premiere in July 2021. As well as the 3rd film in the MCU's Spider-Man franchise, Spider-Man: No Way Home which will premiere in December 2021.

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