By Leah Rozen Michelle Tauber
December 21, 2009 12:00 PM

>Nine’s two-time Oscar winner doesn’t work often, but when he does, watch out.

SEXY

• THE LAST OF THE MOHICANS (1992)

“I will find you!” was never hotter than when Daniel Day-Lewis, as a frontier hero, said it to his true love.

SCARY

• GANGS OF NEW YORK (2002)

Exuding both menace and wit as 19th-century crime boss Bill the Butcher, his brilliant turn was the film’s highlight.

SCARIER

THERE WILL BE BLOOD (2007)

Playing an oil prospector who destroyed all those around him, the star hit Oscar gold with his terrifying performance.

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