Actresses Who Should Have Been Nominated for Oscar


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1Jennifer Lawrence - The Hunger Games
2Helena Bonham Carter - Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street
3Madonna - Evita

She wouldn't have won it, but she DESERVED a nomination for this role. This was a big event movie for the year and one of the top female characters on screen for 1996. Madonna departed from her usual and gave a performance to remember.

At the time the film was made, I don't think anyone available could have turned in a better performance. Madonna may have a lot in common with ever Peron, but she was certainly acting -and acting well. Excluding her from the list was sheer spite. She earned the nomination.

Well, Madonna isn't brilliant actress but in this film she was wonderfully Brilliant. It was Oscar level definitely - Alexandr

Her lack of a nomination will be remembered as a travesty on the part of the Academy.

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4Winona Ryder - Edward Scissorhands
5Angelina Jolie - Maleficent
6Neve Campbell - Scream
7Kristen Stewart - Still Alice
8Emma Stone - Easy A
9Marilyn Monroe - Some Like It Hot

Best supporting for sure. Punishing her bad behaviour on set by withholding a nomination was not only cruel but nasty.

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10Mandy Moore - A Walk to RememberAmanda Leigh "Mandy" Moore is an American singer-songwriter and actress. Moore first came to prominence with her 1999 debut single, "Candy", which peaked at number 41 on the Billboard Hot 100. After singing with Epic Records, she released her first album, So Real, in 1999. It went on to receive a Platinum more.

It was more of a teen movie, and not something that would usually get nominated, and that's why she didn't, even though she deserved to be at least nominated. - ilovekelly75

She should be nominate for oscar for this film, because the way she played the role of Jamie Sullivan. It's unforgetable

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11Sharon Stone - Basic Instinct

Can't believe her performances didn't make the cut in the least memorable year in the 90's

Such an underrated movie and Actress, I can't believe she only has 1 oscar nod

Yes did deserve an Oscar nomination

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12Sandra Bullock - In Love and War

This movie is just great.

13Uma Thurman - Kill Bill
14Sigourney Weaver - The Ice Storm
15Monica Bellucci - Malena

Monica deserves Oscar for her performance in this movie.. Chanceless.

Bold & beatuifull in real sence. Mind blowing... She rocks

16Demi Moore - Ghost

Demi Moore has gone in bad movies but Ghost is just awesome not only for the great performance of Whoopi Goldberg and her chemistry with Swayze but also Moore was everything: she cried, laugh and made us feel the way she did she deserved much more than what she got

As to why her peers cannot see how great an actress Demi is, is simply beyond comprehension. Demi Moore is a really awesome actress.

! Yes she was overlooked because of the awesome Whoopi Goldberg but she made me cry (

Dumb on the part of the academy, just dumb.

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17Pam Grier - Jackie Brown

Pam is a 70s icon who is known for her extreme beauty as well as her power-house acting. Her role in Jackie Brown received rave reviews and many were shock she didn't receive an Oscar nomination.

This Performance was one of the biggest snubs ever. Im not african american but I can truly say she disevred the oscar for her performance in jackie Brown. - israel08

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18Milla Jovovich - .45

She's a great actress.

19Michelle Pfeiffer - Batman Returns
20Meg Ryan - When a Man Loves a Woman

She should have been nominated over that chick from Tom & Viv

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Top Remixes

1. Jennifer Lawrence - The Hunger Games
2. Helena Bonham Carter - Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street
3. Winona Ryder - Edward Scissorhands



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