ennifer 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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