As 2011 winds down, Moviefone has offered you every form of best-of lists, including the sublime (the 50 best movies of 2011) and the surreal (best top movies?). Next up on the countdown? The best performances of the year! From the traditional (Meryl as Margaret Thatcher) to the untraditional (Uggie the dog), 2011 was chockablock with great work from actors and actresses. Ahead, the 11 best of the year.
Feel free to disagree and/or add your own favorites in the comments below!
- 11. Uggie, 'The Artist'
- 10. Corey Stoll, 'Midnight in Paris'
- 9. Ryan Gosling, 'Drive'
- 8. Kristen Wiig, 'Bridesmaids'
- 7. Michelle Williams, 'My Week With Marilyn'
- 6. Meryl Streep, 'The Iron Lady'
- 5. Michael Fassbender, 'Shame'
- 4. Albert Brooks, 'Drive'
- 3. Charlize Theron, 'Young Adult'
- 2. Brad Pitt, 'Moneyball'
- 1. Rooney Mara, 'The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo'
For more on the best of 2011, visit AOL's Best of 2011.
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