VOTE: Best Lead Actress Performance of All Time

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Your FIRST choice will give the film THREE points.
Your SECOND choice will give the film TWO points.
Your THIRD choice will give the film ONE point.

My picks:
FIRST - Frances McDormand in Fargo
SECOND - Amy Adams in Arrival
THIRD - Scarlett Johansson in Marriage Story

This poll is a part of an ongoing series FilmFanWasTaken and myself have undertaken called The Film Awards.

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  • The Piano Teacher

    1

  • A Woman Under the Influence

    2

  • The Silence of the Lambs

    3

  • Arrival

    4

  • Fargo

    5

  • Black Swan

    6

  • La La Land

    7

  • La Vie en Rose

    8

  • Sunset Boulevard

    9

  • Hereditary

    10

  • Mulholland Drive

    11

  • Possession

    12

  • The Shining

    13

  • Marriage Story

    14

  • Lady Bird

    15

  • Midsommar

    16

  • The Passion of Joan of Arc

    17

  • Carol

    18

  • Gone Girl

    19

  • Misery

    20

  • Mother

    21

  • Requiem for a Dream

    22

  • Three Colors: Blue

    23

  • What Ever Happened to Baby Jane?

    24

  • All About Eve

    25

  • Mad Max: Fury Road

    26

  • Persona

    27

  • Promising Young Woman

    28

  • Sophie's Choice

    29

  • Twin Peaks: Fire Walk with Me

    30

  • Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?

    31

  • Terminator 2: Judgment Day

    32

  • The Favourite

    33

  • Blue Jasmine

    34

  • Hiroshima Mon Amour

    35

  • I, Tonya

    36

  • Kill Bill: The Whole Bloody Affair

    37

  • Opening Night

    38

  • Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri

    39

  • Before Sunset

    40

  • Dancer in the Dark

    41

  • Dogville

    42

  • Fatal Attraction

    43

  • In a Lonely Place

    44

  • In the Mood for Love

    45

  • Jeanne Dielman, 23, Quai du Commerce 1080 Bruxelles

    46

  • Laurence Anyways

    47

  • Little Women

    48

  • Lost in Translation

    49

  • The Miracle Worker

    50

  • To Catch a Thief

    51

  • Wild at Heart

    52

  • Aliens

    53

  • American Hustle

    54

  • Annie Hall

    55

  • A Separation

    56

  • Autumn Sonata

    57

  • Blade Runner 2049

    58

  • Bonnie and Clyde

    59

  • Bound

    60

  • Frances Ha

    61

  • Happy-Go-Lucky

    62

  • His Girl Friday

    63

  • Jules and Jim

    64

  • Little Miss Sunshine

    65

  • Margaret

    66

  • Moonstruck

    67

  • Roma

    68

  • The Apartment

    69

  • The Leopard

    70

  • The Neon Demon

    71

  • The Sound of Music

    72

  • Three Colors: Red

    73

  • Ugetsu

    74

  • What Have I Done to Deserve This?

    75

  • Brief Encounter

    76

  • Charade

    77

  • Double Indemnity

    78

  • Easy Living

    79

  • Gone with the Wind

    80

  • Johnny Guitar

    81

  • Nomadland

    82

  • Phoenix

    83

  • Raise the Red Lantern

    84

  • Rear Window

    85

  • Se7en

    86

  • Shiva Baby

    87

  • Still Alice

    88

  • Thesis

    89

  • Two Days, One Night

    90