hollywood Actresses Who Are Having Their Best Year In 2018  

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June 6, 2018 790 votes 90 voters 1.1k views 29 items

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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Cate Blanchett is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Actresses Who Are Having Their Best Year In 2018
Cate Blanchett age 46

Ocean's 8

The House with a Clock in Its Walls

Where'd You Go, Bernadette

Mowgli

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Emily Blunt is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Actresses Who Are Having Their Best Year In 2018
Emily Blunt age 32

A Quiet Place

Sherlock Gnomes

Mary Poppins Returns

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Karen Gillan is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Actresses Who Are Having Their Best Year In 2018
GekYen Lim added Karen Gillan age 30

Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle

Avengers: Infinity War

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Letitia Wright is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Actresses Who Are Having Their Best Year In 2018
Letitia Wright age 24

Black Panther

Avengers: Infinity War

The Commuter

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Natalie Portman is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Actresses Who Are Having Their Best Year In 2018
Natalie Portman age 36

Annihilation

The Death and Life of John F. Donovan

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Evangeline Lilly is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Actresses Who Are Having Their Best Year In 2018
Evangeline Lilly age 38

Ant-Man and the Wasp

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Sandra Bullock is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Actresses Who Are Having Their Best Year In 2018
Sandra Bullock age 53

Ocean's 8

Bird Box

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Rachel McAdams is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Actresses Who Are Having Their Best Year In 2018
Rachel McAdams age 39

Disobedience

Game Night

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17 14
Amanda Seyfried is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Actresses Who Are Having Their Best Year In 2018
Amanda Seyfried age 32

Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again

Anon

Gringo

First Reformed

The Clapper

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Claire Foy is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Actresses Who Are Having Their Best Year In 2018
Claire Foy age 31

Unsane

First Man

The Girl in the Spider's Web

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Saoirse Ronan is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Actresses Who Are Having Their Best Year In 2018
Saoirse Ronan age 21

Mary Queen of Scots

The Seagull

On Chesil Beach

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Toni Collette is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Actresses Who Are Having Their Best Year In 2018
Toni Collette age 43

Please Stand By

Hereditary

Hearts Beat Loud

Velvet Buzzsaw

Actors Who Are Having Their Best Year In 2018

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Tessa Thompson is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Actresses Who Are Having Their Best Year In 2018
Tessa Thompson age 34

Westworld

Sorry to Bother You

Annihilation

Creed II

Furlough

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julianne moore, suburbicon is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Actresses Who Are Having Their Best Year In 2018
marajanerogers added julianne moore, suburbicon

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Hailee Steinfeld is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Actresses Who Are Having Their Best Year In 2018
Hailee Steinfeld age 19

Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse

Bumblebee

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Anne Hathaway is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Actresses Who Are Having Their Best Year In 2018
Anne Hathaway age 35

Ocean's 8

Serenity

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Lady Gaga is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Actresses Who Are Having Their Best Year In 2018
Lady Gaga age 32

A Star Is Born

The Druggiest Rock Stars of All Time

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Zazie Beetz is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Actresses Who Are Having Their Best Year In 2018
Zazie Beetz

Deadpool 2

Slice

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13 15
Tiffany Haddish is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Actresses Who Are Having Their Best Year In 2018
Tiffany Haddish age 38

Uncle Drew

Night School

The List

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Melissa McCarthy is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Actresses Who Are Having Their Best Year In 2018
Michelle Souleyret Perkins added Melissa McCarthy age 47

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Rooney Mara is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Actresses Who Are Having Their Best Year In 2018
Rooney Mara age 32

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

Mary Magdalene

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Dakota Johnson is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Actresses Who Are Having Their Best Year In 2018
Dakota Johnson age 28

Fifty Shades Freed

Bad Times at the El Royale

Suspiria

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Taraji P. Henson is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Actresses Who Are Having Their Best Year In 2018
Taraji P. Henson age 47

Proud Mary

Acrimony

Ralph Breaks the Internet: Wreck-It-Ralph 2

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Zoë Kravitz is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Actresses Who Are Having Their Best Year In 2018
Zoë Kravitz age 29

Kin

Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald

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Rosa Salazar is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Actresses Who Are Having Their Best Year In 2018
Rosa Salazar

Alita: Battle Angel

Maze Runner: The Death Cure

Bird Box

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annette bening the seagull 201... is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Actresses Who Are Having Their Best Year In 2018
marajanerogers added annette bening the seagull 2018

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Michelle Williams is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Actresses Who Are Having Their Best Year In 2018
Michelle Williams age 37

I Feel Pretty

Venom

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Elizabeth Debicki is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Actresses Who Are Having Their Best Year In 2018
Elizabeth Debicki age 27

The Tale

The Cloverfield Paradox

Widows

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Awkwafina is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Actresses Who Are Having Their Best Year In 2018
Awkwafina

Ocean's 8

Dude

Crazy Rich Asians