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Added by Amantine

on 5 Aug 2010 11:35

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The Best Performances of the Decade

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Average listal rating (871 ratings) 8.1  IMDB Rating
1. Marion Cotillard
La vie en rose (2007)


Average listal rating (1626 ratings) 8.2  IMDB Rating
2. Kate Winslet
The Reader (2009)

Average listal rating (554 ratings) 8.6  IMDB Rating
3. Daniel Day-Lewis
There Will Be Blood (2007)

Average listal rating (35 ratings) 8.4  IMDB Rating
4. Ulrich Mühe
The Lives of Others (2006)

Average listal rating (138 ratings) 7.6  IMDB Rating
5. Jackie Earle Haley
Watchmen (2009)

Average listal rating (427 ratings) 8.5  IMDB Rating
6. Christoph Waltz
Inglourious Basterds (2009)

Average listal rating (1188 ratings) 8.2  IMDB Rating
7. Kevin Spacey
The Life of David Gale (2003)

Average listal rating (604 ratings) 7  IMDB Rating
8. Björk
Dancer In The Dark (2000)

Average listal rating (362 ratings) 6.8  IMDB Rating
9. Jamie Foxx
Ray (2004)

Average listal rating (1745 ratings) 8.6  IMDB Rating
10. Jack Nicholson
The Departed (2005)

Average listal rating (1249 ratings) 8.3  IMDB Rating
11. Meryl Streep
The Devil Wears Prada (2006)

Average listal rating (1354 ratings) 8.1  IMDB Rating
12. Charlize Theron
Monster (2003)

Average listal rating (1667 ratings) 7.9  IMDB Rating
13. Helena Bonham Carter
Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street (2007)

Average listal rating (545 ratings) 8.5  IMDB Rating
14. Michael Fassbender
Hunger (2008)

Average listal rating (1127 ratings) 7.6  IMDB Rating
15. Penélope Cruz
Blow (2000)

Average listal rating (520 ratings) 8.1  IMDB Rating
16. Javier Bardem
No Country For Old Men (2007)

Average listal rating (752 ratings) 6.9  IMDB Rating
17. Maggie Gyllenhaal
Secretary (2002)

Average listal rating (876 ratings) 8  IMDB Rating
18. Eva Green
The Dreamers (2003)

Average listal rating (1732 ratings) 7.5  IMDB Rating
19. Nicole Kidman
The Hours (2002)

Average listal rating (996 ratings) 7.7  IMDB Rating
20. Ellen Page
Hard Candy (2006)

Average listal rating (1492 ratings) 8.5  IMDB Rating
21. Heath Ledger
The Dark Knight (2008)

Average listal rating (456 ratings) 7.5  IMDB Rating
22. Carey Mulligan
An Education (2009)

Average listal rating (436 ratings) 7.9  IMDB Rating
23. Helen Mirren
The Queen (2006)

Average listal rating (1477 ratings) 8.2  IMDB Rating
24. Edward Norton
25th Hour (2002)

Average listal rating (1419 ratings) 8.2  IMDB Rating
25. Robert Downey Jr.
Tropic Thunder (2008)

Average listal rating (507 ratings) 7.7  IMDB Rating
26. Paul Bettany
Dogville (2004)

Average listal rating (641 ratings) 7.6  IMDB Rating
27. Adrien Brody
The Pianist (2002)

Average listal rating (703 ratings) 7.9  IMDB Rating
28. Emily Blunt
The Young Victoria (2009)

Average listal rating (1429 ratings) 7.3  IMDB Rating
29. Uma Thurman
Kill Bill vol.1 (2003) & Kill Bill vol.2 (2004)

Average listal rating (632 ratings) 7.3  IMDB Rating
30. Tilda Swinton
Michael Clayton (2007)

Average listal rating (1185 ratings) 7.9  IMDB Rating
31. Rachel Weisz
The Constant Gardener (2005)

Average listal rating (991 ratings) 7.7  IMDB Rating
32. Naomi Watts
Mulholland Dr (2001)

Average listal rating (894 ratings) 7.8  IMDB Rating
33. Viggo Mortensen
A History of Violence (2005)

Average listal rating (1993 ratings) 8  IMDB Rating
34. Leonardo DiCaprio
The Departed (2005)

P.S: Despite of his amazing performance in Shutter Island & Inception, I still believe that this is by far his best performance on screen.

Average listal rating (550 ratings) 7.7  IMDB Rating
35. Judi Dench
Notes on a Scandal (2006)

Average listal rating (1755 ratings) 8.2  IMDB Rating
36. Christian Bale
The Machinist (2004)

Average listal rating (833 ratings) 7.6  IMDB Rating
37. Sean Penn
Mystic River (2003)

Average listal rating (912 ratings) 7.7  IMDB Rating
38. Philip Seymour Hoffman
Capote (2004)

Average listal rating (1723 ratings) 7.9  IMDB Rating
39. Cate Blanchett
The Aviator (2004)

Average listal rating (465 ratings) 7.5  IMDB Rating
40. Forest Whitaker
The Last King of Scotland (2006)

Training Day (2001)


 

Being sure I will miss a lot of great performances along the way, here is my personal list of the best performances by actors/actresses for 2000-2010.

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Comments

Posted: 2 years, 6 months ago at Apr 15 0:21
All great choices! :)
Posted: 1 year, 4 months ago at Jun 28 19:35
I totally agree with every single one :D

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