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The Best Actresses Of 2018, Ranked

Updated November 5, 2019 10.5k votes 1.1k voters 13.1k views36 items

List RulesVote 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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  • Rachel McAdams1
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    BirthplaceLondon, Canada

    NationalityCanada

    CharactersMary, Patsy, Allie Hamilton, Becky Fuller, Sally Garfield

    Disobedience

    Game Night

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  • Saoirse Ronan2
    291
    130

    BirthplaceWoodlawn, New York City, New York, United States of America

    NationalityRepublic of Ireland, United States of America

    CharactersRhiannon Geraghty, Presenter, Orla Boland

    Mary Queen of Scots

    The Seagull

    On Chesil Beach

  • Anne Hathaway3
    508
    338

    BirthplaceNew York City, New York, United States of America

    NationalityUnited States of America

    CharactersHot Blonde, Meghan Green

    Ocean's 8

    Serenity

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  • Karen Gillan4
    207
    136

    BirthplaceInverness, United Kingdom

    NationalityUnited Kingdom

    CharactersAmy Pond

    Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle

    Avengers: Infinity War

  • Emily Blunt5
    334
    264

    BirthplaceRoehampton, London, United Kingdom

    NationalityUnited Kingdom

    CharactersLucy Markham

    A Quiet Place

    Sherlock Gnomes

    Mary Poppins Returns

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  • Cate Blanchett6
    329
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    BirthplaceIvanhoe, Melbourne, Australia

    NationalityAustralia

    CharactersElizabeth Ashton, Bianca, Vivian, Janie Morris

    Ocean's 8

    The House with a Clock in Its Walls

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  • Natalie Portman7
    284
    244

    BirthplaceJerusalem, Israel

    NationalityUnited States of America, Israel

    CharactersAlicia, Emilia Greenleaf, Anne Boleyn, Nina Sayers, Nina

    Annihilation

    The Death and Life of John F. Donovan

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  • Scarlett Johansson8
    187
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    BirthplaceNew York City, New York, United States of America

    NationalityUnited States of America

    CharactersAmy, Dolores, Lisa, Tooth fairy, Veronica Lodge

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  • Sandra Bullock9
    232
    206

    BirthplaceVirginia, United States of America

    NationalityUnited States of America

    CharactersAmy, Stacy, Tess McGill, Maria Santangelo

    Ocean's 8

    Bird Box

  • Lady Gaga10
    314
    292

    Lady Gaga

    Age: 34

    BirthplaceNew York City, New York, United States of America

    NationalityUnited States of America

    CharactersGirl at Swimming Pool #2

    A Star Is Born

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  • Amanda Seyfried11
    177
    169

    BirthplaceAllentown, Pennsylvania, United States of America

    NationalityUnited States of America

    CharactersPam, Lilly Kane

    Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again

    Anon

    Gringo

    First Reformed

    The Clapper

  • Jane Fonda12
    107
    95

    Jane Fonda

    Age: 78

    BirthplaceNew York City, New York, USA

    NationalityUnited States of America

    CharactersLeona Lansing

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  • Jennifer Lawrence13
    103
    96

    BirthplaceLouisville, Kentucky, United States of America

    NationalityUnited States of America

    CharactersAbby Bradford, Claire Chase, Mascot, Allison Dubois

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  • Evangeline Lilly14
    128
    126

    BirthplaceFort Saskatchewan, Canada

    NationalityCanada

    CharactersKate Austen

    Ant-Man and the Wasp

  • Hailee Steinfeld15
    123
    123

    BirthplaceTarzana, Los Angeles, California, United States of America

    NationalityUnited States of America

    CharactersJuliet, Mattie Ross, Shayna Matson, Petra Arkanian

    Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse

    Bumblebee

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  • Letitia Wright16
    161
    169

    BirthplaceGeorgetown, Guyana

    NationalityGuyana

    CharactersGirl 3, Aisha, Nyla

    Black Panther

    Avengers: Infinity War

    The Commuter

  • Annette Bening17
    82
    81

    BirthplaceTopeka, Kansas, United States of America

    NationalityUnited States of America

    CharactersMaloy, Karen Leland, Vicky, Abigail Adams

    The Seagull

    Life Itself

  • Tessa Thompson18
    116
    124

    BirthplaceLos Angeles, California, USA

    NationalityUnited States of America

    CharactersNikki Barnes, Camille, Nikki Barnes, Billie Ducette, Liza

    Westworld

    Sorry to Bother You

    Annihilation

    Creed II

    Furlough

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  • Melissa McCarthy19
    113
    122

    BirthplacePlainfield, Illinois, United States of America

    NationalityUnited States of America

    CharactersMolly Flynn, Dena, Rose Benson, Sookie St. James

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  • Julianne Moore20
    93
    110

    BirthplaceFort Bragg, North Carolina, USA

    NationalityUnited States of America, United Kingdom

    CharactersFrannie Hughes, Nancy Donovan, Frannie Hughes Crawford

    Bel Canto

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  • Toni Collette21
    86
    110

    BirthplaceBlacktown, Australia

    NationalityAustralia

    CharactersBuck, Tara Gregson

    Please Stand By

    Hereditary

    Hearts Beat Loud

    Velvet Buzzsaw

  • Elizabeth Debicki22
    79
    102

    BirthplaceParis, France

    NationalityFrance, Australia

    CharactersMaureen, Jordan Baker

    The Tale

    The Cloverfield Paradox

    Widows

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  • Claire Foy23
    90
    120

    Claire Foy

    Age: 31

    BirthplaceStockport, England

    NationalityEngland

    CharactersChloe Webster, Julia

    Unsane

    First Man

    The Girl in the Spider's Web

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  • Melissa Fumero24
    51
    78

    BirthplaceLyndhurst, New Jersey, United States of America

    NationalityUnited States of America

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  • Zoë Kravitz25
    70
    106

    BirthplaceVenice, Los Angeles, California, United States of America

    NationalityUnited States of America

    CharactersPearl

    Kin

    Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald

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