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The most memorable film performances of 2011: A slideshow
A sex-hungry boss. A hypnotizing dog. A charming Lothario. A look back at some roles that left indelible impressions, Oscars be damned
 
Jennifer Aniston, Uggie, and Ryan Gosling New Line Productions, Warner Bros.

Jennifer Aniston left her good girl image behind, Ryan Gosling portrayed one of cinema's most charming Lotharios, and a 9-year-old Jack Russell terrier ran away with moviegoers' hearts. In a year brimming with memorable performances, here's a look at the ones that were the funniest, most touching, and hardest to shake:

 

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