10 Best Actresses of the 2000s


The Top Ten

1 Angelina Jolie Angelina Jolie

Really? Angelina Jolie number one best actress of the 2000's? Mila Kunis second best actress of the 2000's? This is crap! I leave this page now because I'm not interested in crap lists!

Changeling, Lara Croft, Wanted, Mr. and Mrs. Smith. - Bman23

2 Mila Kunis Mila Kunis Milena Markovna "Mila" Kunis is an American actress . In 1991, at the age of seven, she moved from the Ukrainian SSR to Los Angeles with her family .

Get Over It (2001), American Psycho II: All American Girl (2002), Tony N' Tina's Wedding (2004), After Sex (2007), Moving McAllister (2007), Boot Camp (2007), Forgetting Sarah Marshall (2008), Max Payne (2008), Tom Cool (2009), Extract (2009). - Alexandr

3 Milla Jovovich Milla Jovovich

The Million Dollar Hotel (2000), The Claim (2000), Zoolander (2001), Dummy (2002), Resident Evil (2002), The House on Turk Street (2002), You Stupid Man (2002), Resident Evil: Apocalypse (2004), Ultraviolet (2006),. 45 (2006), Resident Evil: Extinction (2007), A Perfect Getaway (2009), The 4th Kind (2009). - Alexandr

4 Sigourney Weaver Sigourney Weaver Susan Alexandra "Sigourney" Weaver is an American actress and film producer. Following her film debut as a minor character in Annie Hall, she quickly came to prominence in 1979 with her first lead role as Ellen Ripley in Alien.

Company Man (2000), Heartbreakers (2001), Tadpole (2002), The Guys (2002), Holes (2003), Imaginary Heroes (2004), The Village (2004), Snow Cake (2006), The TV Set (2006), Infamous (2006), The Girl in the Park (2007), Vantage Point (2008), Be Kind Rewind (2008), Baby Mama (2008), Prayers for Bobby (2009), Crazy on the Outside (2009), Avatar (2009). - Alexandr

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5 Anna Faris Anna Faris
6 Kate Winslet Kate Winslet Kate Elizabeth Winslet, is an English actress and singer. She is the recipient of an Academy Award, an Emmy Award, four Golden Globe Awards, a Grammy Award, and three BAFTA Awards.

Iris, Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless MInd, Little Children, The Reader, Finding Neverland. - Bman23

7 Michelle Pfeiffer Michelle Pfeiffer

My all time favorite. Has proved her talent and intelligence over and over again! And is stunning while she does it!

What Lies Beneath (2000), I Am Sam (2001), White Oleander (2002), I Could Never Be Your Woman (2007), Hairspray (2007), Stardust (2007), Chéri (2009), Personal Effects (2009). - Alexandr

8 Reese Witherspoon Reese Witherspoon Laura Jeanne Reese Witherspoon, known professionally as Reese Witherspoon, is an American actress and producer.

Pretty, unaffected, girl next door. Personality is always optimistic, fun-nothing is a problem.

Walk the Line, Legally Blond Movies. - Bman23

9 Cate Blanchett Cate Blanchett

The Aviator, Notes on a Scandal, Elizabeth:The Golden Age, I'm Not There, Curious Case of Benjamin Button, Lord of the Ring Movies. - Bman23

Cate is really an amazing actress, but I must say that her performance in Blue Jasmine is beyond perfection!
And I also loved Cate in Notes on a Scandal and Carol!
She's definitely the best for me, so I believe she should be higher in this list!

She received Oscar nominations for best leading AND supporting actress…in the same year.

10 Meryl Streep Meryl Streep Mary Louise "Meryl" Streep is an American actress. Cited in the media as the "best actress of her generation", Streep is particularly known for her versatility in her roles, transformation into the characters she plays, and her accent adaptation.

Amy Adams was way much better acting than Meryl Streep in " Doubt ".This actress is just too overrated.

Music of the Heart, Adaption, The Devil Wears Prada, Doubt - Bman23

The Contenders

11 Mary Elizabeth Winstead Mary Elizabeth Winstead

I love you mary lizz winstead

12 Sandra Bullock Sandra Bullock Sandra Annette Bullock is an American actress and producer. She is one of Hollywood's highest-paid actresses, and is an Academy Award and Golden Globe Award winner.

Gun Shy (2000), 28 Days (2000), Miss Congeniality (2000), Murder by Numbers (2002), Divine Secrets of the Ya-Ya Sisterhood (2002), Two Weeks Notice (2002), Crash (2004), Loverboy (2005), Miss Congeniality 2: Armed & Fabulous (2005), The Lake House (2006), Infamous (2006), Premonition (2007), The Proposal (2009), All About Steve (2009), The Blind Side (2009). - Alexandr

13 Kate Beckinsale Kate Beckinsale Kathrin Romary "Kate" Beckinsale (born 26 July 1973) is a British actress. After some minor television roles, she made her film debut in Much Ado About Nothing (1993) while still a student at the University of Oxford. She then appeared in British costume dramas such as Prince of Jutland (1994), Cold ...read more.

The Golden Bowl (2000), Pearl Harbor (2001), Serendipity (2001), Laurel Canyon (2002), Tiptoes (2003), Underworld (2003), Van Helsing (2004), The Aviator (2004), Underworld: Evolution (2006), Click (2006), Snow Angels (2007), Vacancy (2007), Winged Creatures (2008), Nothing But the Truth (2008), Whiteout (2009), Everybody's Fine (2009). - Alexandr

Should be in the top 3, but when I see the first two actresses of this list I think she should be number one. VOTE FOR HER!

14 Renee Zellweger Renee Zellweger

Empire records, Bridget Jones's Diary, Chicago, Down with love, Jerry Maguire, The Bachelor, Cold Mountain, Nourse Betty,

Cold Mountain, Chicago, Bridget Jone's Diary, Cinderella Man. - Bman23

15 Catherine Zeta- Jones

High Fidelity (2000), Traffic (2000), America's Sweethearts (2001), Chicago (2002), Intolerable Cruelty (2003), The Terminal (2004), Ocean's Twelve (2004), The Legend of Zorro (2005), No Reservations (2007), Death Defying Acts (2007), The Rebound (2009). - Alexandr

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16 Naomi Watts Naomi Watts Naomi Ellen Watts is a British actress. She made her screen debut in the Australian drama film For Love Alone and then appeared in the Australian television series Hey Dad..!

Come on! Don't tell me that Angela Jolie and Mila Kunis who are the 2 first actresses on this list are better than Naomi Watts? This is not very convincing. I mean, we're talking about talent in acting! Not in popularity. Lots of actresses above Naomi Watts in this list are too overrated anyway.

17 Lindsay Lohan Lindsay Lohan Lindsay Dee Lohan is an American actress. She is also a model, singer, songwriter, director, and producer.

Life-Size (2000), Get a Clue (2002), Freaky Friday (2003), Confessions of a Teenage Drama Queen (2004), Mean Girls (2004), Herbie Fully Loaded (2005), A Prairie Home Companion (2006), Just My Luck (2006), Bobby (2006), Chapter 27 (2007), Georgia Rule (2007), I Know Who Killed Me (2007), Labor Pains (2009). - Alexandr

18 Halle Berry Halle Berry

Halle is the leader in my opinion but Hilary Swank might be her main competition. - israel08

Monster's Ball, X-Men Movies, Catwoman. - Bman23

19 Jennifer Connelly Jennifer Connelly

Waking the Dead (2000), Requiem for a Dream (2000), Pollock (2000), A Beautiful Mind (2001), Hulk (2003), House of Sand and Fog (2003), Dark Water (2005), Little Children (2006), Blood Diamond (2006), Reservation Road (2007), The Day the Earth Stood Still (2008), Inkheart (2008), He's Just Not That Into You (2009), Creation (2009). - Alexandr

20 Neve Campbell Neve Campbell Neve Adrianne Campbell is a Canadian actress. She is best known for her role as Sidney Prescott in the horror film series Scream.

Drowning Mona (2000), Panic (2000), Scream 3 (2000), Investigating Sex (2001), Last Call (2002), Lost Junction (2003), The Company (2003), Blind Horizon (2003), When Will I Be Loved (2004), Churchill: The Hollywood Years (2004), Reefer Madness: The Movie Musical (2005), Relative Strangers (2006), Partition (2007), I Really Hate My Job (2007), Closing the Ring (2007). - Alexandr

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1. Angelina Jolie
2. Mila Kunis
3. Anna Faris
1. Sandra Bullock
2. Mila Kunis
3. Lindsay Lohan
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2. Milla Jovovich
3. Sigourney Weaver



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