Top 10 Meryl Streep Performances

In honor of a friend telling me yesterday that Meryl played her violin teacher in Music Of The Heart
  1. 1.
    A Cry In The Dark
    This movie is basically true crime TV, but the reenactments are by Meryl Streep. 🙌
  2. 2.
    When she pretends to be into everyone's Meryl Streep jokes at awards ceremonies
    Such a good sport. Benedict Cumberbatch, you are the worst.
  3. 3.
    Silkwood
    As with A Cry In The Dark, righteous Fight-The-System Meryl is the best Meryl.
  4. 4.
    Postcards From The Edge
    Hollywood Sucks Meryl is a close #2.
  5. 5.
    Presenting Robert Altman's lifetime achievement award with Lily Tomlin
  6. 6.
    The Devil Wears Prada
    "That's all."
  7. 7.
    The rabbi in Angels In America
  8. 8.
    Her reliably exuberant clapping whenever she loses the Oscar
    The year in the picture is Cher's win. She actually leapt from her seat.
  9. 9.
    Death Becomes Her
  10. 10.
    Her voice performance in The Fantastic Mr. Fox
    Perfect mom voice.
  11. 11.
    And none for Sophie's Choice, bye!