Tuesday, February 09, 2010

best of the decade: the performances

The Best of the Aughts frenzy begins! First off, the 50 Best Performances of the Decade. Have at it!

50. Dennis Quaid (The Rookie) - 49. Sean Astin (The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King)
48. Rosemarie DeWitt (Rachel Getting Married) - 47. Julia Roberts (Closer)
46. Michael Stuhlbarg (A Serious Man) - 45. Keisha Castle Hughes (Whale Rider)
44. Catherine O'Hara (For Your Consideration) - 43. Naomi Watts (King Kong)
42. Emma Thompson (Love Actually) - 41. Michelle Pfeiffer (I am Sam)

40. Ian McKellen (The Lord of the Rings: The Fell...) - 39. Patricia Clarkson (Pieces of April)
38. Melanie Laurent (Inglourious Basterds) - 37. Meryl Streep (The Hours)
36. Catherine Zeta-Jones (Chicago) - 35. Meryl Streep (Doubt)
34. Kate Winslet (The Reader) - 33. Clive Owen (Closer)
32. Adrien Brody (The Pianist) - 31. Gabourey Sidibe (Precious)

30. Penelope Cruz (Vicky Cristina Barcelona) - 29. Anne Hathaway (Rachel Getting Married)
28. Melissa Leo (Frozen River) - 27. Mark Ruffalo (Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind)
26. Viola Davis (Doubt) - 25. Natalie Portman (Closer)
24. Sean Penn (Milk) - 23. Zhang ZIyi (Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon)
22. Leonardo DiCaprio (The Departed) - 21. Meryl Streep (The Devil Wears Prada)

20. Jennifer Hudson (Dreamgirls) - 19. Andy Serkis (The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers)
18. Uma Thurman (Kill Bill, Vol. 1) - 17. Julie Christie (Away from Her)
16. Meryl Streep (Julie & Julia) - 15. Diane Keaton (Something's Gotta Give)
14. Tom Hanks (Cast Away) - 13. Johnny Depp (Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of...)
12. Tilda Swinton (Julia) - 11. Helen Mirren (The Queen)

10. Sally Hawkins (Happy-Go-Lucky) - 9. Heath Ledger (Brokeback Mountain)
8. Mo'Nique (Precious) - 7. Amy Adams (Junebug)
6. Kate Winslet (Eternal Sunshine of the...) - 5. Javier Bardem (No Country for Old Men)
4. Annette Bening (Being Julia) - 3. Heath Ledger (The Dark Knight)
2. Laura Linney (You Can Count on Me) - 1. Meryl Streep (Adaptation)

4 comments:

Unknown said...

I was freaking out seeing how you put all the Meryls so low hahaha but then I got to number one and it made sense.
Nice list.

Unknown said...

Oooh... fancy.

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Andrew K. said...

Sorry to see the lack of Cate/Julianne/Nicole but #4 makes up for it all.