Best Female Perfomances In a Dramatic Movie

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The Top Ten

1 Sigourney Weaver - Gorillas in the Mist
2 Kim Basinger - I Dreamed of Africa
3 Sharon Stone - Gloria
4 Michelle Pfeiffer - Dangerous Minds
5 Winona Ryder - Little Women
6 Sandra Bullock - In Love and War
7 Susan Sarandon - Lorenzo's Oil
8 Madonna - Dangerous Game
9 Monica Bellucci - Malena
10 Meg Ryan - When a Man Loves a Woman

The Contenders

11 Kate Winslet - the Reader
12 Sandra Bullock - Hope Floats

One of my all-time favorite acting performances. It is so real and genuine.

13 Diane Lane - Unfaithful

Diane Lane made cheating on your husband believable and heartwrenching! Her shame was felt by all who saw this movie - curlyqgirly

14 Jodie Foster - Nell
15 Jennifer Connelly - A Beautiful Mind
16 Meg Ryan - Proof of Life
17 Sigourney Weaver - Imaginary Heroes
18 Sigourney Weaver - Prayers for Bobby Sigourney Weaver - Prayers for Bobby 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.
19 Sharon Stone - Casino
20 Sharon Stone - Last Dance
21 Demi Moore - The Scarlet Letter
22 Michelle Pfeiffer - Love Field
23 Michelle Pfeiffer - The Deep End of the Ocean
24 Michelle Pfeiffer - White Oleander
25 Diane Lane - Under the Tuscan Sun
26 Jodie Foster - Stealing Home
27 Jodie Foster - The Accused
28 Winona Ryder - Girl, Interrupted
29 Winona Ryder - Autumn in New York
30 Jennifer Lopez - Selena
31 Jennifer Lopez - Bordertown
32 Catherine Zeta-Jones - Death Defying Acts
33 Jennifer Connelly - House of Sand and Fog
34 Robin Tunney - Niagara, Niagara
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