Was 2011 the year of the dog? According to some of our favorite movies, yes! Between 'The Artist's' winning Uggie, 'Beginners's' charming Cosmo and Tintin's intrepid canine companion, Snowy, dogs ruled this year at the box office. Join Moviefone in counting down man -- and woman's -- best friends in our salute to some of the screen's best four-legged stars.
- 11. Maximilian in 'Hugo'
- 10. Argonaut in 'Spy Kids 4: All The Time in the World'
- 9. Dolce in 'Young Adult'
- 8. Queenie in 'Water for Elephants'
- 7. Willie Nelson in 'Our Idiot Brother'
- 6. Laika in 'Le Havre'
- 5. Saatchi and friend in 'Hugo'
- 4. Snowy in 'The Adventures of Tintin'
- 3. Skeletor in '50/50'
- 2. Arthur in 'Beginners'
- 1. Uggie in 'The Artist'
[Photo: Focus Features]
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