Top 10 Best Performances by Actresses In Films

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1Ellen Burstyn - Requiem For A Dream
2Emily Watson - Breaking The Waves
3Bjork - Dancer In The DarkBjörk Guðmundsdóttir, known mononymously as Björk, is an Icelandic singer and songwriter. She is most famous for her eclectic music styles and experimentation on electronic pop music.
4Meryl Streep - Sophies ChoiceMary Louise "Meryl" Streep is an American actress. Cited in the media as the "best actress of her generation", Streep is particularly known for her versatility in her roles, transformation into the characters she plays, and her accent adaptation.
5Hilary Swank - Boys Don't CryHilary Ann Swank is an American actress and producer. She has won two Academy Awards for Best Actress and received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in 2007.
6Louise Fletcher - One Flew Over The Cuckoo's Nest
7Vivien Leigh - A Streetcar Named DesireVivian Mary Hartley, later known as Vivien Leigh and Lady Olivier, was an English stage and film actress.
8Maria Falconetti - The Passion Of Joan Of Arc
9Jodie Foster - The Silence of the Lambs
10Meryl Streep - The Iron LadyMary Louise "Meryl" Streep is an American actress. Cited in the media as the "best actress of her generation", Streep is particularly known for her versatility in her roles, transformation into the characters she plays, and her accent adaptation.

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11Sandra Bullock - The Blind SideSandra Annette Bullock is an American actress and producer. She is one of Hollywood's highest-paid actresses, and is an Academy Award and Golden Globe Award winner.
12Gloria Swanson - Sunset Boulevard
13Uma Thurman - Pulp FictionUma Karuna Thurman is an American actress and model. She has performed in leading roles in a variety of films, ranging from romantic comedies and dramas to science fiction and action movies.
14Naomi Watts - Mulholland Dr.
15Charlize Theron - Monster
16Kathy Bates - Misery
17Sigourney Weaver - Aliens
18Jennifer Connelly - a Beautiful Mind
19Chloe Grace Moretz - Kick AssChloë Grace Moretz is an American actress and model. She began her acting career in 2004 at the age of seven, and her first award nomination came the following year for The Amityville Horror.
20Katherine Hepburn - The African Queen
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1. Ellen Burstyn - Requiem For A Dream
2. Jodie Foster - The Silence of the Lambs
3. Meryl Streep - The Iron Lady
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1. Emily Watson - Breaking The Waves
2. Bjork - Dancer In The Dark
3. Ellen Burstyn - Requiem For A Dream
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