Favourite Actresses

*listed by the films that I have seen and their collective ratings  (last updated 07/02/17)

1.  Scarlett Johansson        – 58.50


2.  Julianne Moore                     32.00


3. Carrie Fisher                              31.00


4. Kristen Wiig                                27.00


5.  Naomi Watts                             26.00


6. Jessica Chastain                         25.00


7.  Rene Russo                                  23.50


8. Mia Wasikowska                         22.50


9. Rose Byrne                                     22.00


10.  Charlize Theron                         20.50


11. Jennifer Lawrence                 20.50

12. Zoe Saldana                           20.00

13. Anna Kendrick                        19.50

14. Frances McDormand             19.00

15Sigourney Weaver                 19.00

16. Meryl Streep                           18.50

17.  Natalie Portman                   18.00

18. Reese Witherspoon                17.50

19. Toni Collette                            17.50

20. Annette Bening                       17.00

21. Laura Dern                              16.50

22. Susan Sarandon                      16.50


6 Responses to Favourite Actresses

  1. Great list. I definitely agree with you on Scarlett, Julianne Moore and Rose Byrne – they are all great. Oh and so is Jennifer Lawrence! Charlize Theron was great in Mad Max: Fury Road. Mia Wasikowska however, is a hit and miss with me. She is usually good, though in Jane Eyre (2011), I wasn’t a fan. Most likely because I didn’t think anyone could beat Ruth Wilson’s performance.

    • garethrhodes says:

      Thank you, this is very much a work in progress, There’s actresses not on this list that I adore, but I’m gradually adding to the list as I see films. Happy for Scarlett to sit at the top of the tree, though. In recent times, her performances in Don Jon and Under the Skin have impressed me.

  2. Nice to see Naomi Watts in your top three. For me she’s one of the best in the world.

    • garethrhodes says:

      Thank you. Yes, ever since the audition scene in Muholland Drive, I’ve been a huge fan of hers. I didn’t think she got enough credit for King Kong, either. Her interactions with the giant ape are what brought it to life.

  3. vinnieh says:

    Great choices, love Julianne Moore and Sigourney Weaver.

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