The 10 Best Superhero Performances in Movies

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Hugo Weaving as V

I know that V is more of a vigilante than a superhero (He murders people!  He blows up buildings!), but to me, Hugo Weaving’s performance is just too good not to put on this list. Sure, we never really see V’s face throughout the film (he wears a mask for almost the entirety of the movie), but we also never need to do. And that’s all due to the incredible work that Weaving does. He tells us so much about V just through the slight changes in his voice or the extra heaviness of a sigh. Without such a great actor in the role of V, I’m not if V for Vendetta would have been nearly as good as it was.

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Chris is a graduate of Saint Joseph's University in Philadelphia, where he majored in English and FIlm. He has been writing for TVOvermind and Uncoached for two years and has written about numerous different television shows and pop culture topics. Contact him through Twitter (@ckinger13).
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