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
259 133
Anne Hathaway is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Actresses Of 2018, Ranked
age 36

Ocean's 8

Serenity

2
209 102
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
211 128
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
182 110
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
159 101
Sandra Bullock is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Actresses Of 2018, Ranked
age 51

Ocean's 8

Bird Box

6
129 83
Rachel McAdams is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Actresses Of 2018, Ranked
age 40

Disobedience

Game Night

7
201 153
Lady Gaga is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Actresses Of 2018, Ranked
age 32

A Star Is Born

8
106 64
Scarlett Johansson is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Actresses Of 2018, Ranked
RPDouglass added age 34

9
119 83
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
126 99
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
94 87
Evangeline Lilly is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Actresses Of 2018, Ranked
age 36

Ant-Man and the Wasp

12
50 38
Jennifer Lawrence is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Actresses Of 2018, Ranked
Lucy Lewin added age 28

13
94 94
Saoirse Ronan is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Actresses Of 2018, Ranked
age 21

Mary Queen of Scots

The Seagull

On Chesil Beach

14
115 121
Letitia Wright is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Actresses Of 2018, Ranked
age 22

Black Panther

Avengers: Infinity War

The Commuter

15
83 86
Melissa McCarthy is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Actresses Of 2018, Ranked
Michelle Souleyret Perkins added age 45

16
66 67
Julianne Moore is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Actresses Of 2018, Ranked
marajanerogers added age 55

Bel Canto

17
84 92
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
69 80
Toni Collette is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Actresses Of 2018, Ranked
age 43

Please Stand By

Hereditary

Hearts Beat Loud

Velvet Buzzsaw

19
77 91
Hailee Steinfeld is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Actresses Of 2018, Ranked
age 19

Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse

Bumblebee

20
61 78
Michelle Williams is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Actresses Of 2018, Ranked
age 38

I Feel Pretty

Venom

21
70 92
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
65 90
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
8 13
Millie Bobby Brown is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Actresses Of 2018, Ranked
lizzyeh06 added

24
52 81
Zoë Kravitz is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Actresses Of 2018, Ranked
age 27

Kin

Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald

25
50 82
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