Sophie's Choice
Rank Title Points Votes Your Vote
1
It's not hard to see why Streep won an Oscar for playing an Auschwitz survivor with emotional scars.
Current Score:
388
Total Votes:
704
2
Streep slips so easily into the role of a nightmarish fashion editor it's frightening. The role is one of her darkest, yet funniest.
Current Score:
380
Total Votes:
880
3
A true classic -- the sparring for custody between Streep and Dustin Hoffman is so brutal the audience walks away with scars.
Current Score:
248
Total Votes:
580
4
A moving and beautiful portrait of the Dark Continent and the love affair of a woman (Streep) with an adventurer (Robert Redford).
Current Score:
214
Total Votes:
572
5
Streep simply becomes Julia Child. A truly incredible work of impersonation, down to the last mannerism.
Current Score:
212
Total Votes:
604
6
Co-starring Streep and Clint Eastwood, this movie couldn't be anything but magical. One of the true romance classics.
Current Score:
208
Total Votes:
574
7
This underdog-against-corporate-interests tale avoids the usual cliches, never gets preachy, and remains unpredictable to the end.
Current Score:
203
Total Votes:
505
8
Before the guns start shooting in this war flick, Streep steals the show as a woman whose boyfriend is being sent to Vietnam.
Current Score:
184
Total Votes:
480
9
Streep is typically fantastic, overshadowing everyone else as a nun who takes the hubris of self-assurance to deliciously gaudy heights.
Current Score:
181
Total Votes:
551
10
Streep plays the polarizing Margaret Thatcher in this biopic on one long-standing Prime Minister of the U.K.
Current Score:
85
Total Votes:
115