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Added by Stehako

on 19 Jan 2010 09:42

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Best Female Performances - 1980s

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Average listal rating (947 ratings) 7.3  IMDB Rating
1. Sigourney Weaver

#1

as Dian Fossey in "Gorillas in the Mist" (1988)

#3

as Ellen Ripley in "Aliens" (1986)

#58

as Katharine Parker in "Working Girl" (1988)
Stehako's rating:

Average listal rating (208 ratings) 6.9  IMDB Rating
2. Sissy Spacek

#2

as Loretta Lynn in "A Coal Miner's Daughter" (1980)

#27

as Beth Horman in "Missing" (1982)
Stehako's rating:

Average listal rating (221 ratings) 6.9  IMDB Rating
3. Goldie Hawn

#4

as Pvt. Judy Benjamin/Goodman in "Private Benjamin" (1980)
Stehako's rating:

Average listal rating (1251 ratings) 8.3  IMDB Rating
4. Meryl Streep

#5

as Sophie Zawistowski in "Sophie's Choice" (1982)

#9

as Karen Silkwood in "Silkwood" (1983)

#25

as Karen Blixen in "Out of Africa" (1985)
Stehako's rating:

Average listal rating (193 ratings) 6.8  IMDB Rating
5. Kathleen Turner

#6

as Matty Walker in "Body Heat" (1981)

#52

as Joan Wilder in "Romancing the Stone" (1984)

#59

as Irene Walker in "Prizzi's Honor" (1985)
Stehako's rating:

Average listal rating (367 ratings) 8.6  IMDB Rating
6. Katharine Hepburn

#7

as Ethel Thayer in "On Golden Pond" (1981)
Stehako's rating:

Average listal rating (312 ratings) 7.1  IMDB Rating
7. Sally Field

#8

as Megan in "Absence of Malice" (1981)

#32

as Edna Spalding in "Places in the Heart" (1984)

#48

as Emma Moriarty in "Murphy's Romance" (1985)
Stehako's rating:

Average listal rating (193 ratings) 7.7  IMDB Rating
8. Shirley MacLaine

#10

as Aurora Greenway in "Terms of Endearment" (1983)
Stehako's rating:

Average listal rating (430 ratings) 7.2  IMDB Rating
9. Glenn Close

#11

as Alex Forrest in "Fatal Attraction" (1987)

#14

as Jenny Fields in "The World According to Garp" (1982)
Stehako's rating:

Average listal rating (468 ratings) 7.8  IMDB Rating
10. Julie Andrews

#12

as Victoria Grant in "Victor/Victoria" (1982)
Stehako's rating:

Average listal rating (55 ratings) 6.7  IMDB Rating
11. Debra Winger

#13

as Paula Pokrifki in "An Officer and a Gentlemen" (1982)

#34

as Emma Horton in "Terms of Endearment" (1983)
Stehako's rating:

Average listal rating (681 ratings) 6.5  IMDB Rating
12. Meg Ryan

#15

as Sally Albright in "When Harry Met Sally" (1989)
Stehako's rating:

Average listal rating (499 ratings) 6.4  IMDB Rating
13. Carrie Fisher

#16

as Princess Leia in "Return of the Jedi" (1983)

#64

as April in "Hannah and Her Sisters" (1986)
Stehako's rating:

Average listal rating (161 ratings) 7  IMDB Rating
14. Jennifer Beals

#18

as Alex Owens in "Flashdance" (1983)
Stehako's rating:

Average listal rating (364 ratings) 6.8  IMDB Rating
15. Kim Basinger

#19

as Elizabeth in "9 1/2 Weeks" (1986)

#46

as Memo Paris in "The Natural" (1984)
Stehako's rating:

Average listal rating (96 ratings) 6.3  IMDB Rating
16. Ally Sheedy

#20

as Jennifer in "WarGames" (1983)

#29

as Allison Reynolds in "The Breakfast Club" (1985)
Stehako's rating:

Average listal rating (254 ratings) 6.7  IMDB Rating
17. Linda Hamilton

#21

as Sarah Connor "The Terminator" (1984)
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Average listal rating (127 ratings) 6  IMDB Rating
18. Elizabeth Perkins

#22

as Susan in "Big" (1988)
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Average listal rating (81 ratings) 7.3  IMDB Rating
19. Jessica Tandy

#23

as Daisy Werthen in "Driving Miss Daisy" (1989)
Stehako's rating:

Average listal rating (956 ratings) 7.7  IMDB Rating
20. Jodie Foster

#24

as Sarah Tobias in "The Accused" (1988)
Stehako's rating:

Average listal rating (907 ratings) 7.5  IMDB Rating
21. Michelle Pfeiffer

#26

as Angela De Marco in "Married to the Mob" (1988)

#35

as Susie Diamond in "The Fabulous Baker Boys" (1989)

#54

as Madame de Tourvel in "Dangerous Liasons" (1988)
Stehako's rating:

Average listal rating (145 ratings) 5.4  IMDB Rating
22. Melanie Griffith

#28

as Tess McGill in "Working Girl" (1988)
Stehako's rating:

Average listal rating (17 ratings) 6.5  IMDB Rating
23. Aileen Quinn

#30

as Annie in "Annie" (1982)
Stehako's rating:

Average listal rating (51 ratings) 7.1  IMDB Rating
24. Mary Tyler Moore

#31

as Beth in "Ordinary People" (1980)
Stehako's rating:

Average listal rating (272 ratings) 6.7  IMDB Rating
25. Holly Hunter

#33

as Jane Craig in "Broadcast News" (1987)
Stehako's rating:

Average listal rating (241 ratings) 7.4  IMDB Rating
26. Mia Farrow

#36

as Cecilia in "The Purple Rose of Cairo" (1985)
Stehako's rating:

Average listal rating (319 ratings) 6.7  IMDB Rating
27. Elisabeth Shue

#37

as Jordan Mooney in "Cocktail" (1988)

#51

as Ali Mills in "The Karate Kid" (1984)
Stehako's rating:

Average listal rating (76 ratings) 6.4  IMDB Rating
28. Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio

#38

as Carmen in "The Color of Money" (1986)
Stehako's rating:

Average listal rating (112 ratings) 7.3  IMDB Rating
29. Gena Rowlands

#39

as Gloria Swenson in "Gloria" (1980)
Stehako's rating:

Average listal rating (195 ratings) 7.6  IMDB Rating
30. Isabella Rossellini

#40

as Dorothy Vallens in "Blue Velvet" (1986)
Stehako's rating:

Average listal rating (643 ratings) 6.6  IMDB Rating
31. Whoopi Goldberg

#41

as Celie Johnson in "The Color Purple" (1985)
Stehako's rating:

Average listal rating (587 ratings) 7.3  IMDB Rating
32. Diane Keaton

#42

as Louise Bryant in "Reds" (1981)
Stehako's rating:

Average listal rating (115 ratings) 6.6  IMDB Rating
33. Valeria Golino

#43

as Susanna in "Rain Man' (1988)
Stehako's rating:

Average listal rating (420 ratings) 6.2  IMDB Rating
34. Daryl Hannah

#44

as Darien Taylor in "Wall Street" (1987)

#65

as Madison in "Splash" (1984)
Stehako's rating:

Average listal rating (141 ratings) 6  IMDB Rating
35. Shelley Duvall

#45

as Wendy Torrance in "The Shining" (1980)
Stehako's rating:

Average listal rating (148 ratings) 6.8  IMDB Rating
36. Rebecca De Mornay

#49

as Lana in "Risky Business" (1983)
Stehako's rating:

Average listal rating (45 ratings) 6.1  IMDB Rating
37. Cathy Moriarty

#50

as Vickie La Motta in "Raging Bull" (1980)
Stehako's rating:

Average listal rating (215 ratings) 7.4  IMDB Rating
38. Jessica Lange

#53

as Angelique in "All That Jazz" (1980)
Stehako's rating:

Average listal rating (72 ratings) 6.1  IMDB Rating
39. Kelly McGillis

#55

as Charlie in "Top Gun" (1986)
Stehako's rating:

Average listal rating (256 ratings) 6.7  IMDB Rating
40. Laura Dern

#56

as Sandy Williams in "Blue Velvet" (1986)
Stehako's rating:

Average listal rating (70 ratings) 6.7  IMDB Rating
41. Barbara Hershey

#57

as Mary Magdalene in "The Last Temptation of Christ" (1988)
Stehako's rating:

Average listal rating (182 ratings) 7.5  IMDB Rating
42. Ellen Burstyn

#60

as Edna Mae McCauly in "Resurrection" (1980)
Stehako's rating:

Average listal rating (124 ratings) 6.4  IMDB Rating
43. Robin Wright Penn

#61

as Buttercup in "The Princess Bride" (1987)
Stehako's rating:

Average listal rating (85 ratings) 6.8  IMDB Rating
44. Kelly LeBrock

#62

as Lisa in "Weird Science" (1985)
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Average listal rating (46 ratings) 8  IMDB Rating
45. Carol Burnett

#63

as Miss Hannigan in "Annie" (1982)
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Average listal rating (1064 ratings) 7.7  IMDB Rating
46. Jennifer Connelly

#66

as Sarah in "Labyrinth" (1986)
Stehako's rating:

Average listal rating (99 ratings) 6.2  IMDB Rating
47. Jennifer Grey

#67

as Frances 'Baby' Housman in "Dirty Dancing" (1987)
Stehako's rating:

Average listal rating (93 ratings) 6.4  IMDB Rating
48. Liza Minnelli

#68

as Linda Marolla in "Arthur" (1981)
Stehako's rating:

Average listal rating (156 ratings) 7.6  IMDB Rating
49. Ursula Andress

#69

as Aphrodite in "Clash of the Titans" (1981)
Stehako's rating:

Average listal rating (201 ratings) 6.9  IMDB Rating
50. Molly Ringwald

#70

as Samantha Baker in "Sixteen Candles" (1984)
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My Favorite 50 Ladies of the 80's and their 70 best Performances!




Hepburn's final lead role, Pfeiffer's debut, Field's decade, and Weaver's early triumphs are packed into this group that was a little more dramatic than the guys' list of the same decade.

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