1. Carey Mulligan, An Education (15.16)
2. Meryl Streep, Julie & Julia (13.28)
3. Helen Mirren, The Last Station (8.22)
4. Gabourey Sidibe, Precious (7.22)
5. Sandra Bullock, The Blind Side (6.11) - Strong Contender!
6. Emily Blunt, The Young Victoria (3.11) - Game Over...
7. Tilda Swinton, Julia (2.00) - Sandra's biggest thread
9. Marion Cotillard, Nine (1.86) - Still Possible
10. Penelope Cruz, Broken Embraces (1.00) - Unless a miracle happens
--. Shohreh Aghdashloo, The Stoning of Soraya M. (1.00)
Tilda Swinton and Marion Cotillard are former Oscar winners, so they could profit from the Meryl Streep Rule. They just need one more award or nomination to take Sandra Bullock's fifth spot.