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Oscar Winning Actresses

Updated on April 18, 2015

Clip from Blue Jasmine

2013

Cate Blanchett as Jeanette "Jasmine" Francis


Movie: Blue Jasmine


Box Office: $97.5 million


Other Cate Blanchett Movies: "The Talented Mr. Ripley", "Shipping News", "The Many Who Cried", "Bandits", "Heaven", "The Lord of the Rings: Movies", "The Hobbit movies", "The Missing", "Little Fish", "Robin Hood", "Hanna", "Cinderella", "I'm Not There", "Ponyo", "Coffee and Cigarettes", "Pushing Tin", and "Thank God He Met Lizzie"

Clip from Silver Linings Playbook

2012

Jennifer Lawrence as Tiffany Maxwell


Movie: Silver Linings Playbook


Box Office: $236 million


Other Jennifer Lawrence Movies: "Hunger Games movies", "Garden Party", "Like Crazy", "The Burning Plain", "The Poker House", "Winter's Bone", "The Beaver", "Serena", "Dumb and Dumber To", "American Hustle", and "X-Men movies"



Clip from The Iron Lady

2011

Meryl Streep as Margaret Thatcher


Movie: The Iron Lady


Box Office: $68 million


Other Meryl Streep Movies: "Sophie's Choice","Julia", "The Deer Hunter", "Still of the Night", "Falling In Love", "Plenty", "Out of Africa", "A Cry in the Dark", "Before and After", "Marvin's Room", "The River Wild", "Music of the Heart", "The Hours", "Prime", "The Ant Bully", "Lions for Lambs", "Mama Mia", "The Giver", "It's Complicated", "Hope Springs", "Into the Woods", "The Homesman", and "Ricki and the Flash"

Clip from Black Swan

2010

Natalie Portman as Nina Sayers


Movie: Black Swan


Box Office: $329 million


Other Natalie Portman Movies:"Heat", "Beautiful Girls", "Mars Attacks", "Anywhere But Here", "Where the Heart Is", "Leon: The Professional", "Garden State", "Cold Mountain", "The Phantom Menace", "Star Wars Episode III", "Free Zone", "Goya's Ghost", "V for Vendetta", "My Blueberry Nights", "The Other Boleyn Girl", "New York, I Love You", "The Other Woman", "Brothers", "No Strings Attached", "Thor", "Thor: The Dark World", "Jane Got a Gun", "Knight of Cups"

Clip from the Blind Side

2009

Sandra Bullock as Leigh Anne Tuohy


Movie: The Blind Side


Box Office: $309 million


Other Sandra Bullock Movies: "Hangmen", "Love Potion Number 9", "The Vanishing", "Speed",
"The Thing Called Love", "Demolition Man", "Fire on the Amazon", "Who Do I Gotta Kill?", "Speed 2", "While You Were Sleeping", "The Net", " A Time To Kill", "In Love and War", "Hope Floats", "Making Sandwiches", "Forces of Nature", "Murder By Numbers", "Gun Shy", "28 Days", "Two Weeks Notice", "Crash", "The Proposal", "Lover Boy", "Miss Congeniality", "The Lake House", "Premonition", "All About Steve", "Gravity", "Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close", "The Heat", "Minions", and "Brownie Wise"

Clip from The Reader

2008

Kate Winslet as Hanna Schmitz


Movie: The Reader


Box Office: $108 million


Other Kate Winslet Movies: "Heavenly Creatures", "Sense and Sensibility", "Jude", "Hamlet', "Titanic", "Holy Smoke", "Iris", "Enigma", "War Game", "Finding Neverland", "Flushed Away", "Little Children", "The Holiday", "Carnage", "Contagion", "Labor Day", "Revolutionary Road", "Divergent", "A Little Chaos", and "Triple Nine"

Clip from La Vie en Rose

2007

Marion Cotillard as Edith Piaf


Movie: La Vie en Rose


Box Office: $86 million


Other Marion Cotillard Movies: "Chloe", "Taxi 2", "La Sentence", "War in the Highlands", "Blue Away to America", "Lisa", "Pretty Things", "Big Fish", "Love Me If You Dare", "Love is in the Air", "The Black Box", "Mary", "You and Me", "A Good Year", "Nine", "Inception", "Little White Lies", "Contagion", "Midnight in Paris", "The Dark Knight Rises", "Blood Ties", "Two Days, One Night", "Unity", "The Little Prince", and "Macbeth"

Clip from The Queen

2006

Helen Mirren as Queen Elizabeth II


Movie: The Queen


Box Office: $123 million


Other Helen Mirren Movies: "Press for Time", "Hamlet", "Age of Consent", "As You Like It", "Cal", "2010", "White Nights", "When the Whales Came", "The Hawk", "Teaching Mrs. Tingle", "The Pledge", "No Such Thing", "Prime Suspect", "Door to Door", "Last Orders", "Calendar Girls", "The Clearing", "Raising Helen", "Shadow Boxer", "The Queen", "Red", "The Debt", "Phil Spector", "Unity", "The Hundred Foot Journey", and "The Woman in Gold"

Clip from Walk the Line

2005

Reese Witherspoon as June Carter


Movie: Walk the Line


Box Office: $186 million


Other Reese Witherspoon Movies: "The Man In The Moon", "Wildflower", "Jack The Bear", "A Far Off Place", "Freeway", "Fear", "Overnight Delivery", "Pleasantville", "Election", "Cruel Intentions", "Best Laid Plans", "American Psycho", "Legally Blonde", "Sweet Home Alabama", "Vanity Fair", "Water for Elephants", "Penelope", "Rendition", "Four Christmases", "How Do you Know", "Mud", "The Good Lie", "Wild", and "Don't Mess With Texas"

Clip from Million Dollar Baby

2004

Hilary Swank as Maggie Fitzgerald


Movie: Million Dollar Baby


Box Office: $216 million


Other Hilary Swank Movies: "Boys Don't Cry", "The Core", "The Audition", "Red Dust", "Insomnia", "The Reaping", "The Black Dahlia", "P.S. I Love You", "The Resident", "Conviction", "Freedom Writers", "Amelia", "New Year's Eve", "Mary and Martha", "You're Not You", and "The Homesman"

Clip from Monster

2003

Charlize Theron as Aileen Wuornos


Movie: Monster


Box Office: $60 million


Other Charlize Theron Movies: "That Thing You Do", "Trail and Error", "Hollywood Confidential", "The Cider House Rules", "Mighty Joe Young", "Celebrity", "Reindeer Games", "Men of Honor", "The Yards", "The Legend of Bagger Vance", "Sweet November", "Trapped", "15 Minutes", "The Italian Job", "North Country", "Aeon Flux", "Sleepwalking", "Hancock", "The Burning Plain", "The Road", "Astro Boy", "Snow White and the Huntsman", "Prometheus", "A Million Ways to Die in the West", "Dark Places" and "Mad Max"

Clip from The Hours

2002

Nicole Kidman as Virginia Woolf


Movie: The Hours


Box Office: $108 millions


Other Nicole Kidman Movies: "Bush Christmas", "The Bit Part", "Emerald City", "Dead Calm", "Days of Thunder", "Far and Away", "Malice", "My Life", "To Die For", "Batman Forever", "The Peacemaker", "Eyes Wide Shut", "Moulin Rouge", "The Others", "Dogville", "Cold Mountain", "Stepford Wives", "Birth", "Fur", "Australia", "The Golden Compass", "Nine", "Rabbit Hole", "The Paperboy", "Just Go With It", "The Railway Man", "Queen of the Desert", "Strangerland", "The Family Fang", and "Genius"

Clip from Monster's Ball

2001

Halle Berry as Leticia Musgrove


Movie: Monster's Ball


Box Office: $44 million


Other Halle Berry Movies:" Jungle Fever", "Father Hood", "The Last Boyscout", "The Program", "The Flintstones", "Race the Sun", "Swordfish", "Why Do Fools Fall In Love", "X-Men movies", "Die Another Day", "Gothika", "Catwoman", "Robots", "Perfect Stranger", "New Year's Eve", "Dark Tide", "Cloud Atlas", and "The Call"

Clip from Erin Brockavich

2000

Julie Roberts as Erin Brockovich


Movie: Erin Brockovich


Box Office: $256 million


Other Julie Roberts Movies: "Mystic Pizza", "Pretty Woman", "Steel Magnolias", "Blood Red", "Flatliners", "Sleeping with the Enemy", "Dying Young", "Hook", "The Player", "Mary Reilly", "My Best Friend's Wedding", "Runaway Bride", "Something to Talk About", "Notting Hill", "America's Sweethearts", "The Mexican", "Full Frontal", "Mona Lisa Smile", "Ocean's Twelve", "Closer", "Charlie Wilson's War", "Eat Pray Love", "Mirror, Mirror", "Larry Crowne" and "The Normal Heart"

Clip from Boys Don't Cry

1999

Hilary Swank as Brandon Teena


Movie: Boys Don't Cry


Box Office: $11 million

Clip from Shakespeare in Love

1998

Gwyneth Paltrow as Viola De Lesseps


Movie: Shakespeare In Love


Box Office: $289 million

Clip from As Good As It Gets

1997

Helen Hunt as Carol Connelly


Movie: As Good As It Gets


Box Office: $314 million

Clip from Fargo

1996

Frances McDormand as Marge Gunderson


Movie: Fargo


Box Office: $60 million

Clip from Dead Man Walking

1995

Susan Sarandon as Sister Helen Prejean


Movie: Dead Man Walking


Box Office: $83 million

Clip from Blue Sky

1994

Jessica Lange as Carly Marshall


Movie: Blue Sky


Box Office: $3 million

Clip from The Piano

1993

Holly Hunter as Ada McGrath


Movie: The Piano


Box Office: $140 million

Clip from Howard's End

1992

Emma Thompson as Margaret Schlegel


Movie: Howard's End


Box Office: $25 million

Clip from The Silence of the Lambs

1991

Jodie Foster as Clarice Starling


Movie: The Silence of the Lambs


Box Office: $272 million

Clip from Misery

1990

Kathy Bates as Annie Wilkes


Movie: Misery


Box Office: $61 million

Clip from Driving Miss Daisy

1989

Jessica Tandy as Daisy Werthan


Movie: Driving Miss Daisy


Box Office: $145 million

Clip from The Accused

1988

Jodie Foster as Sarah Tobias


Movie: The Accused


Box Office: $32 million

Clip from Moon Struck

1987

Cher as Loretta Castorini


Movie: Moon Struck


Box Office:$ 91 million

Clip from Children of a Lesser God

1986

Marlee Matlin as Sarah Norman


Movie: Children of a Lesser God


Box Office: $31 million

Clip from The Trip to Bountiful

1985

Geraldine Page as Carrie Watts


Movie: The Trip to Bountiful


Box Office: $7 million

Clip from Places in the Heart

1984

Sally Field as Edna Spalding


Movie: Places in the Heart


Box Office: $34 million

Clip from Terms of Endearment

1983

Shirley MacLaine as Aurora Greenway


Movie: Terms of Endearment


Box Office: $108 million

Clip from Sophie's Choice

1982

Meryl Streep as Sophie Zawistowska


Movie: Sophie's Choice


Box Office: $30 million

Clip from On Golden Pond

1981

Katharine Hepburn as Ethel Thayer


Movie: On Golden Pond


Box Office: $119 million

Clip from Coal Miner's Daughter

1980

Sissy Spacek as Loretta Lynn


Movie: Coal Miner's Daughter


Box Office: $67 million

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