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Best Female Performances - 2000s

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Average listal rating (2447 ratings) 8.2  IMDB Rating
1. Natalie Portman

#1

as Evey Hammond in "V for Vendetta" (2006)

#109

as Alice in "Closer" (2004)

Other Noteworthy Performance:


as Sam in "Garden State" (2004)


Stehako's rating:

Average listal rating (1451 ratings) 7.3  IMDB Rating
2. Uma Thurman

#2

as The Bride in "Kill Bill Vol. 1" (2003)

#14

as The Bride in "Kill Bill Vol. 2" (2004)



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Average listal rating (515 ratings) 7.2  IMDB Rating
3. Sienna Miller

#3

as Edie Sedgwick in "Factory Girl" (2007)

#69

as Caitlin Thomas in "The Edge of Love" (2009)


Other Noteworthy Performances:


as Francesca Bruni in "Casanova" (2005)
as Tammy in "Layer Cake" (2004)


Stehako's rating:

Average listal rating (142 ratings) 7.6  IMDB Rating
4. Carice van Houten

#4

as Rachel Stein/Ellis de Vries in "Black Book" (2007)


Other Noteworthy Performance:


as Nina von Stauffenberg in "Valkyrie" (2008)



Stehako's rating:

Average listal rating (911 ratings) 8.1  IMDB Rating
5. Marion Cotillard

#5

as Edith Piaf in "La Vie en Rose" (2007)

#99

as Luisa Contini in "Nine" (2009)




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Average listal rating (1026 ratings) 7.3  IMDB Rating
6. Salma Hayek

#6

as Frida Kahlo in "Frida" (2002)






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Average listal rating (722 ratings) 7.8  IMDB Rating
7. Audrey Tautou

#7

as Amelie Poulain in "Amelie" (2001)

#20

as Mathilde in "A Very Long Engagement" (2004)

#42

as Gabrielle 'Coco' Chanel in "Coco Before Chanel" (2009)

#86

as Sophie Neveu in "The Da Vinci Code" (2006)

Other Noteworthy Performance:


as Senay Gelik in "Dirty Pretty Things" (2003)


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Average listal rating (1676 ratings) 8.2  IMDB Rating
8. Kate Winslet

#8

as Hanna Schmitz in "The Reader" (2008)

#27

as Clementine Kruczynski in "Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind" (2004)

#38

as April Wheeler in "Revolutionary Road" (2008)

#52

as Sarah Pierce in "Little Children" (2006)

#82

as Maddy Le Clerc in "Quills (2000)

#94

as Tula in "Romance & Cigarettes" (2005)


Stehako's rating:

Average listal rating (1762 ratings) 7.9  IMDB Rating
9. Cate Blanchett

#9

as Veronica Guerin in "Veronica Guerin" (2003)

#16

as Katharine Hepburn in "The Aviator" (2004)

#32

as Daisy in "The Curious Case of Benjamin Button" (2008)

#45

as Lena Brandt in "The Good German" (2006)

#60

as Jude in "I'm Not There" (2007)

#73

as Queen Elizabeth I in "Elizabeth: The Golden Age" (2007)

#77

as Jane Winslett-Richardson in "The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou" (2004)

#106

as Shelba Hart in "Notes on a Scandal" (2006)


Stehako's rating:

Average listal rating (744 ratings) 7.9  IMDB Rating
10. Emily Blunt

#10

as Queen Victoria in "The Young Victoria" (2009)






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Average listal rating (1025 ratings) 7.7  IMDB Rating
11. Ellen Page

#11

as Hayley Stark in "Hard Candy" (2006)

#56

as Juno MacGuff in "Juno" (2007)




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Average listal rating (440 ratings) 7.7  IMDB Rating
12. Mélanie Laurent

#12

as Shosanna Dreyfus in "Inglourious Basterds" (2009)






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Average listal rating (1027 ratings) 7.7  IMDB Rating
13. Naomi Watts

#13

as Betty Elms/Diane Selwyn in "Mulholland Drive" (2001)

#24

as Ann Darrow in "King Kong" (2005)

#51

as Cristina Peck in "21 Grams" (2003)

Other Noteworthy Performances:


as Kitty Fane in "The Painted Veil" (2006)
as Rachel in "The Ring" (2002)


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Average listal rating (436 ratings) 7.7  IMDB Rating
14. Ziyi Zhang

#15

as Sayuri in "Memoirs of a Geisha" (2005)

#39

as Jen Yu in "Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon" (2000)

#90

as Moon in "Hero" (2004)

Other Noteworthy Performance:


as Xiao Mei in "House of Flying Daggers" (2004)
as Bai Ling in "2040" (2004)

Stehako's rating:

Average listal rating (1157 ratings) 7.8  IMDB Rating
15. Kate Beckinsale

#17

as Rachel Armstrong in "Nothing But the Truth" (2008)

#70

as Sara Thomas in "Serendipity" (2000)

#83

as Nurse Lt. Evelyn Johnson in "Pearl Harbor" (2001)




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Average listal rating (1398 ratings) 8.1  IMDB Rating
16. Charlize Theron

#18

as Aileen in "Monster" (2003)

#75

as Josey Aimes in "North Country" (2005)

Other Noteworthy Performance:


as Aeon Flux in "Aeon Flux" (2005)


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Average listal rating (1275 ratings) 8.3  IMDB Rating
17. Meryl Streep

#19

as Julia Child in "Julie & Julia" (2009)

#58

as Susan Orlean in "Adaptation." (2002)




Stehako's rating:

Average listal rating (635 ratings) 7.3  IMDB Rating
18. Hilary Swank

#21

as Maggie Fitzgerald in "Million Dollar Baby" (2004)

#26

as Amelia Earhart in "Amelia" (2009)

Other Noteworthy Performance:


as Erin Gruwell in "Freedom Writers" (2007)


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Average listal rating (457 ratings) 8  IMDB Rating
19. Helen Mirren

#22

as The Queen in "The Queen" (2006)






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Average listal rating (395 ratings) 7.7  IMDB Rating
20. Diane Lane

#23

as Connie Summer in "Unfaithful" (2002)






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Average listal rating (500 ratings) 7.3  IMDB Rating
21. Emmy Rossum

#25

as Christine in "The Phantom of the Opera" (2004)






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Average listal rating (1201 ratings) 7.3  IMDB Rating
22. Reese Witherspoon

#28

as Elle Woods in "Legally Blonde" (2001)

#33

as June Carter in "Walk the Line" (2005)




Stehako's rating:

Average listal rating (744 ratings) 7.6  IMDB Rating
23. Evan Rachel Wood

#29

as Lucy in "Across the Universe" (2007)

Other Noteworthy Performance:


as Tracy Freeland in "Thirteen" (2003)



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Average listal rating (476 ratings) 7.5  IMDB Rating
24. Carey Mulligan

#30

as Jenny in "An Education" (2009)






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Average listal rating (138 ratings) 6.8  IMDB Rating
25. Gretchen Mol

#31

as Bettie Page in "The Notorious Bettie Page" (2006)






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Average listal rating (1760 ratings) 7.5  IMDB Rating
26. Nicole Kidman

#34

as Virginia Woolf in "The Hours" (2002)

#40

as Satine in "Moulin Rouge" (2001)

Other Noteworthy Performance:


as Lady Sarah in "Australia" (2008)

Stehako's rating:

Average listal rating (933 ratings) 8.1  IMDB Rating
27. Eva Green

#35

as Vesper Lynd in "Casino Royale" (2006)






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Average listal rating (521 ratings) 7.1  IMDB Rating
28. Rachel Bilson

#36

as Kim in "The Last Kiss" (2006)






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Average listal rating (1246 ratings) 7.6  IMDB Rating
29. Zooey Deschanel

#37

as Summer Finn in "(500) Days of Summer" (2009)

Other Noteworthy Performance:


as Allison in "Yes Man" (2008)


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Average listal rating (1696 ratings) 7.9  IMDB Rating
30. Helena Bonham Carter

#41

as Mrs. Lovett in "Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street" (2007)

#115

as Woman in "Conversations with Other Women" (2006)


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Average listal rating (97 ratings) 7.2  IMDB Rating
31. Sally Hawkins

#43

as Poppy in "Happy-Go-Lucky" (2008)






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Average listal rating (1010 ratings) 7.2  IMDB Rating
32. Catherine Zeta-Jones

#44

as Velma Kelly in "Chicago" (2002)






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Average listal rating (232 ratings) 7.2  IMDB Rating
33. Rebecca Hall

#46

as Vicky in "Vicky Christina Barcelona" (2008)






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Average listal rating (141 ratings) 7.5  IMDB Rating
34. Olivia Thirlby

#47

as Stephanie in "The Wackness" (2008)






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Average listal rating (67 ratings) 7.1  IMDB Rating
35. Melissa Leo

#48

as Ray Eddy in "Frozen River" (2008)






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Average listal rating (1916 ratings) 7.5  IMDB Rating
36. Keira Knightley

#49

as Elizabeth Bennet in "Pride & Prejudice" (2005)

#61

as Cecilia Tallis in "Atonement" (2007)

#67

as Elizabeth Swann in "Pirates of the Caribbean" (2003)

#85

as Vera Phillips in "The Edge of Love" (2009)

Other Noteworthy Performance:


as Domino Harvey in "Domino" (2005)

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Average listal rating (468 ratings) 6.9  IMDB Rating
37. Elizabeth Hurley

#50

as The Devil in "Bedazzled" (2000)






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Average listal rating (478 ratings) 7.7  IMDB Rating
38. Lena Headey

#53

as Queen Gorgo in "300" (2007)






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Average listal rating (1046 ratings) 7.8  IMDB Rating
39. Rachel McAdams

#54

as Allie Hamilton in "The Notebook" (2004)

#72

as Claire Cleary in "Wedding Crashers" (2005)

#105

as Regina George in "Mean Girls" (2004)


Stehako's rating:

Average listal rating (1153 ratings) 7.6  IMDB Rating
40. Penélope Cruz

#55

as Mirtha Jung in "Blow" (2000)

#64

as Raimunda in "Volver" (2006)






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Average listal rating (566 ratings) 7.7  IMDB Rating
41. Judi Dench

#57

as Mrs. Laura Henderson in "Mrs. Henderson Presents" (2005)






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Average listal rating (639 ratings) 7.5  IMDB Rating
42. Elisha Cuthbert

#59

as Danielle in "The Girl Next Door" (2004)






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Average listal rating (142 ratings) 6.4  IMDB Rating
43. Imelda Staunton

#62

as Vera Drake in "Vera Drake" (2004)






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Average listal rating (756 ratings) 7  IMDB Rating
44. Kate Hudson

#63

as Penny Lane in "Almost Famous" (2000)






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Average listal rating (373 ratings) 7.4  IMDB Rating
45. Vera Farmiga

#65

as Madolyn in "The Departed" (2006)

Other Noteworthy Performance:


as Alex Goran in "Up in the Air" (2009)


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Average listal rating (1218 ratings) 7.9  IMDB Rating
46. Rachel Weisz

#66

as Tessa Quayle in "The Constant Gardener" (2005)

Other Noteworthy Performances:


as Isabel/Izzi Creo in "The Fountain" (2006)
as Penelope in "The Brothers Bloom" (2009)


Stehako's rating:

Average listal rating (542 ratings) 7.5  IMDB Rating
47. Isla Fisher

#68

as Gloria Cleary in "Wedding Crashers" (2005)

Other Noteworthy Performance:


as April Hoffman in "Definitely, Maybe" (2008)


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Average listal rating (8 ratings) 5  IMDB Rating
48. Ana López Mercado

#71

as Ana Morelos in "Y Tu Mama Tambien" (2002)






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Average listal rating (771 ratings) 6.9  IMDB Rating
49. Maggie Gyllenhaal

#74

as Sherry Swanson in "SherryBaby" (2006)

Other Noteworthy Performance:


as Jean Craddock in "Crazy Heart" (2009)


Stehako's rating:

Average listal rating (634 ratings) 7.5  IMDB Rating
50. Diane Kruger

#76

as Bridget von Hammersmark in "Inglourious Basterds" (2009)

#84

as Helen in "Troy" (2004)




Stehako's rating:


 

107 Actresses and 117 of their best performances!

Including more noteworthy performances!

Clearly Kate and Cate + Kate dominated the decade, but I think it also held the widest range of talent and perhaps the best decade ever for women.


Enjoy!


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Comments

Posted: 4 years, 10 months ago at Jun 8 4:56
I just watched 'Crazy Heart' and I actually think her performance was better than 'SherryBaby"
I'm glad you got Olivia Thirlby in there, I love her!
Posted: 4 years, 10 months ago at Jun 10 3:52
Oh I'm excited to see Ellen Page in "Hard Candy" on there. What an amazing movie!
Posted: 4 years, 10 months ago at Jun 13 21:45
Meryl Streep was also amazing in Julie & Julia.
Posted: 4 years, 10 months ago at Jun 14 4:27
True, and that's why she's at #19 for the role.
Posted: 4 years, 10 months ago at Jun 15 0:09
I could think of a lot more, but this is your list and it was a pretty good decade for women, good work!
Posted: 4 years, 5 months ago at Nov 5 21:20
great jop
Posted: 2 years, 10 months ago at Jun 12 20:42
I really like this type of list, it's great work, absolutely perfect :)

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