RANKED! Our 20 Favorite Actresses of the Last 20 Years

A movie’s success depends on its cast. Actresses, in particular, can be the force that either endears a movie to audiences or turns them off. It isn’t easy to be both beautiful and talented, but somehow today’s actresses manage to pull off both as well as bring sophistication and strength to the silver screen. Without them, modern Hollywood would just be a boorish sausage fest. In honor of the lovely ladies who class up cinema, we’ve selected and ranked our favorite actresses of the last 20 years. Here’s to at least two more decades of basking in their awesomeness.

Cover Photo: Gareth Cattermole / Staff (Getty Images)

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