2018

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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Anne Hathaway is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Actresses Of 2018, Ranked
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Emily Blunt is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Actresses Of 2018, Ranked
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Cate Blanchett is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Actresses Of 2018, Ranked
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Natalie Portman is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Actresses Of 2018, Ranked
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Scarlett Johansson is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Actresses Of 2018, Ranked
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Rachel McAdams is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Actresses Of 2018, Ranked
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Sandra Bullock is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Actresses Of 2018, Ranked
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Karen Gillan is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Actresses Of 2018, Ranked
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Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle

Avengers: Infinity War

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Lady Gaga is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Actresses Of 2018, Ranked
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Amanda Seyfried is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Actresses Of 2018, Ranked
age 33

Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again

Anon

Gringo

First Reformed

The Clapper

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Jennifer Lawrence is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Actresses Of 2018, Ranked
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Evangeline Lilly is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Actresses Of 2018, Ranked
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Letitia Wright is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Actresses Of 2018, Ranked
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Saoirse Ronan is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Actresses Of 2018, Ranked
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Melissa McCarthy is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Actresses Of 2018, Ranked
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Hailee Steinfeld is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Actresses Of 2018, Ranked
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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

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Julianne Moore is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Actresses Of 2018, Ranked
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Toni Collette is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Actresses Of 2018, Ranked
age 46

Please Stand By

Hereditary

Hearts Beat Loud

Velvet Buzzsaw

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Claire Foy is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Actresses Of 2018, Ranked
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Taraji P. Henson is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Actresses Of 2018, Ranked
age 48

Proud Mary

Acrimony

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Zoë Kravitz is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Actresses Of 2018, Ranked
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Melissa Fumero is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Actresses Of 2018, Ranked
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Michelle Williams is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Actresses Of 2018, Ranked
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Millie Bobby Brown is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Actresses Of 2018, Ranked