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Top 10 Female Performances

by Jonas Silgalis
My favorite female performances in both leading or supporting roles. 1. Frances McDormand – Fargo 2. Marrion Cotillard – La Vie en Rose 3. Jacki Weaver – Animal Kingdom 4. Dianne Wiest – Hannah and Her Sisters 5. Gene Rowlands – Another Woman 6. Jodie Foster – The Silence of the Lambs 7. Dianne Keaton – Annie Hall 8. Juliette Binoche – Three Colors: Blue 9. Helena Bonham Carter – Fight Club 10. Cate Blanchett – The Aviator Fargo La Vie en Rose Animal Kingdom Hannah and Her Sisters Another Woman The Silence of the Lambs Annie Hall Three Colors: Blue Fight Club The Aviator Honorable Mentions: Catherine Keener – Capote Gwyneth… Read more

My favorite female performances in both leading or supporting roles.

1. Frances McDormand – Fargo
2. Marrion Cotillard – La Vie en Rose
3. Jacki Weaver – Animal Kingdom
4. Dianne Wiest – Hannah and Her Sisters
5. Gene Rowlands – Another Woman
6. Jodie Foster – The Silence of the Lambs
7. Dianne Keaton – Annie Hall
8. Juliette Binoche – Three Colors: Blue
9. Helena Bonham Carter – Fight Club
10. Cate Blanchett – The Aviator

Fargo

La Vie en Rose

Animal Kingdom

Hannah and Her Sisters

Another Woman

The Silence of the Lambs

Annie Hall

Three Colors: Blue

Fight Club

The Aviator

Honorable Mentions:

Catherine Keener – Capote
Gwyneth Paltrow – The Talented Mr. Ripley
Annette Bening – American Beauty
Natalie Portman – Leon
Frances McDormand – The Man Who Wasn’t There
Mira Sorvino – Mighty Aphrodite
Judy Davis – Barton Fink
Julianne Moore – Boogie Nights
Naomi Watts – Mulholland Drive
Jessica Chastain – Take Shelter
Viola Davis – The Help

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