2018 Movies The Best Actresses Of 2018, Ranked  

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List Rules Vote up the actresses based only on their 2018 film performances.

Every year, we all wish to have our "best year ever", and while it doesn't always work out that way, some actresses have truly been doing so in 2018. From leading reboots to stealing the show in the year's biggest blockbusters, some actresses completely stepped their game up and made 2018 a year for the books. Regardless of their stature in years past, these ladies rose to the top and became some of the top actresses of 2018. How do these actresses compare to the 2018's biggest actors

What's so great about these actresses is it's really a diverse group of women—in multiple aspects. From those who typically star in dramas to the more funny females, the most popular actresses in 2018 feature quite the array of women. Some of the most popular actresses right now in 2018 include Zazie Beetz, Tessa Thompson, Cate Blanchett, Letitia Wright, Anne Hathaway, and Dakota Johnson.

In short, there were quite a few actresses to watch in 2018, but it's up to you as fans to decide just who had the best year. Check out the list below and vote up the actresses you were most impressed with. 

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1
264 138
Anne Hathaway is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Actresses Of 2018, Ranked
age 36

Ocean's 8

Serenity

2
216 104
Emily Blunt is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Actresses Of 2018, Ranked
age 32

A Quiet Place

Sherlock Gnomes

Mary Poppins Returns

3
215 130
Cate Blanchett is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Actresses Of 2018, Ranked
age 49

Ocean's 8

The House with a Clock in Its Walls

4
189 111
Natalie Portman is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Actresses Of 2018, Ranked
age 37

Annihilation

The Death and Life of John F. Donovan

5
163 104
Sandra Bullock is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Actresses Of 2018, Ranked
age 51

Ocean's 8

Bird Box

6
206 158
Lady Gaga is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Actresses Of 2018, Ranked
age 32

A Star Is Born

7
110 67
Scarlett Johansson is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Actresses Of 2018, Ranked
RPDouglass added age 34

8
130 87
Rachel McAdams is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Actresses Of 2018, Ranked
age 40

Disobedience

Game Night

9
123 86
Karen Gillan is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Actresses Of 2018, Ranked
GekYen Lim added age 28

Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle

Avengers: Infinity War

10
128 102
Amanda Seyfried is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Actresses Of 2018, Ranked
age 30

Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again

Anon

Gringo

First Reformed

The Clapper

11
95 91
Evangeline Lilly is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Actresses Of 2018, Ranked
age 36

Ant-Man and the Wasp

12
119 122
Letitia Wright is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Actresses Of 2018, Ranked
age 22

Black Panther

Avengers: Infinity War

The Commuter

13
51 42
Jennifer Lawrence is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Actresses Of 2018, Ranked
Lucy Lewin added age 28

14
96 97
Saoirse Ronan is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Actresses Of 2018, Ranked
age 21

Mary Queen of Scots

The Seagull

On Chesil Beach

15
84 88
Melissa McCarthy is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Actresses Of 2018, Ranked
Michelle Souleyret Perkins added age 45

16
68 69
Julianne Moore is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Actresses Of 2018, Ranked
marajanerogers added age 55

Bel Canto

17
87 95
Tessa Thompson is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Actresses Of 2018, Ranked
age 35

Westworld

Sorry to Bother You

Annihilation

Creed II

Furlough

18
80 92
Hailee Steinfeld is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Actresses Of 2018, Ranked
age 19

Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse

Bumblebee

19
69 84
Toni Collette is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Actresses Of 2018, Ranked
age 43

Please Stand By

Hereditary

Hearts Beat Loud

Velvet Buzzsaw

20
62 82
Michelle Williams is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Actresses Of 2018, Ranked
age 38

I Feel Pretty

Venom

21
70 95
Claire Foy is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Actresses Of 2018, Ranked
age 31

Unsane

First Man

The Girl in the Spider's Web

22
66 93
Taraji P. Henson is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Actresses Of 2018, Ranked
age 45

Proud Mary

Acrimony

Ralph Breaks the Internet: Wreck-It-Ralph 2

23
54 84
Zoë Kravitz is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Actresses Of 2018, Ranked
age 27

Kin

Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald

24
8 16
Millie Bobby Brown is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Actresses Of 2018, Ranked
lizzyeh06 added

25
52 84
Rooney Mara is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Actresses Of 2018, Ranked
age 33

Don't Worry, He Won't Get Far on Foot

Mary Magdalene