Best Meryl Streep Performances


The Top Ten

1 Sophie's Choice

Unquestionably her best. Although the rest of her work is good, nothing compares to this stellar and memorable performance.

I haven't watched this but I'm sure this is a great movie because meryl get the Oscar with this movie
I love you so much meryl

Nothing even she could do could ever compare to the excellence and brilliance achieved in this role.

One of the best performances of any actress in any movie!

2 The Devil Wears Prada

This movie proves the Meryl can do any role - ronaldregan

Hey it is Meryl

3 Kramer vs. Kramer

Her first and only best supporting actress Academy Award - ronaldregan

She portrays this character perfectly in my opinion!

4 Julie & Julia

She completely embodied herself into this Character. One of the Best Potrayals I have seen.

5 The Iron Lady

No one could have taken on a character like this better than Meryl Streep.
It was just a flawless portrayal.

Her first academy award for best actress in about 30 years - ronaldregan

Flawless performance. Well deserved 3rd Oscar!

6 Out of Africa
7 The French Lieutenant's Woman

So so so underrated performance by meryl. For me it is her second best acting performance after sophies choice

8 Silkwood
9 Angels in America

Angels in America is a 2003 HBO miniseries, and yet it can be viewed as a long length movie. Perhaps, this is Meryl's greatest performance. It's so unique.

Perfection! She moves me so in this movie.

10 Ironweed

The Contenders

11 August: Osage County

Brilliant. She is SO believable

12 The Deer Hunter

First and one of her best roles - ronaldregan

13 The Hours
14 Adaptation
15 Death Becomes Her
16 Doubt
17 The Bridges of Madison County

It is obviously among her best.

18 The Post
19 Lions for Lambs
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