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Movies Section: On the list, which one of those is your favorite female acting performances of 80s?

1980:

1. Carrie Fisher (Star Wars: Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back)

2. Sissy Spacek (Coal Miner's Daughter) 

3. Jane Fonda  (9 to 5 (1980))

4. Goldie Hawn (Private Benjamin)

5. Shelley Duvall (The Shining)

6. Dolly Parton  (9 to 5 (1980))

7. Mary Steenburgen (Melvin and Howard)

8. Mary Tyler Moore (Ordinary People)

9. Lily Tomlin (9 to 5 (1980))

10. Brooke Shields (The Blue Lagoon (1980))

1981:

1. Karen Allen (Radiers of the Lost Ark)

2. Meryl Streep (The French Lieutenant's Woman)

3. Bernadette Peters (Pennies from Heaven)

4. Susan Sarandon (Atlantic City)

5. Liza Minnelli (Arthur (1981)

6. Diane Keaton (Reds)

7. Jane Fonda (On Golden Pond)

8. Maureen Stapleton (Reds)

9. Sean Young (Stripes)

10. Margot Kidder (Superman II)

1982:

1. Sissy Spacek (Missing)

2. Debra Winger (An Officer and a Gentleman)

3. Aileen Quinn (Annie (1982))

4. Meryl Streep (Sophie's Choice)

5. Jessica Lange (Tootsie)

6. Dolly Parton (The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas)

7. Sean Young (Blade Runner (1982))

8. Jennifer Jason Leigh (Fast Times at Ridgemont High) 

9. Talia Shire (Rocky III)

10. Kim Cattrall (Porky's (1982))

Update:

1983:

1. Carrie Fisher (Star Wars: Episode VI - Return of the Jedi)

2. Shirley MacLaine (Terms of Endearment)

3. Jennifer Beals (Flashdance)

4. Michelle Pfeifer (Scarface)

5. Debra Winger (Terms of Endearment)

6. Meryl Streep (Silkwood)

7. Rebecca De Morney (Risky Business) 

8. Ally Sheedy (War Games)

9. Beverly D'Angelo (National Lampoon's Vacation)

10. Jamie Lee Curtis (Trading Places)

Update 2:

1984:

1. Linda Hamilton (The Terminator)

2. Molly Ringwald (Sixteen Candles)

3. Daryl Hannah (Splash)

4. Elisabeth Shue (The Karate Kid (1984))

5. Heather Langenkamp (A Nightmare on Elm Street (1984))

6. Kathleen Turner (Romancing the Stone)

7. Sigourney Weaver (Ghostbusters (1984))

8. Kim Cattrall (Police Academy (1984))

9. Lori Singer (Footloose (1984))

10. Glenn Close (The Natural)

Update 3:

1985:

1. Whoopi Goldberg (The Color Purple)

2. Lea Thompson (Back to the Future (1985))

3. Molly Ringwald (The Breakfast Club)

4. Talia Shire (Rocky IV)

5. Kathleen Turner (The Jewel of the Nile)

6. Cher (Mask (1985))

7. Meryl Streep (Out of Africa)

8. Anjelica Huston (Prizzi's Honor)

9. Kelly McGillis (Witness)

10. Ally Sheedy (The Breakfast Club)

Update 4:

1986:

1. Sigourney Weaver (Aliens (1986))

2. Bette Midler (Ruthless People)

3. Jennifer Connelly (Labyrinth)

4. Linda Kozlowski (Crocodile Dundee)

5. Farrah Fawcett (Extremities)

6. Kelly McGillis (Top Gun (1986))

7. Marlee Matlin (Children of a Lesser God)

8. Kathleen Turner (Peggy Sue Got Married)

9. Mia Sara (Ferris Bueller's Day Off)

10. Tamlyn Tomita (The Karate Kid Part II)

Update 5:

1987:

1. Glenn Close (Fatal Attraction)

2. Elisabeth Shue (Adventures in Babysitting (1987))

3. Cher (Moonstruck)

4. Diane Keaton (Baby Boom)

5. Jennifer Grey (Dirty Dancing)

6. Olympia Dukakis (Moonstruck)

7. Holly Hunter (Broadcast News)

8. Bette Midler (Outrageous Fortune)

9. Goldie Hawn (Overboard (1987))

10. Anne Archer (Fatal Attraction)

Update 6:

1988:

1. Melanie Griffith (Working Girl)

2. Sigourney Weaver (Gorillas in the Mist)

3. Jamie Lee Curtis (A Fish Called Wanda)

4. Elizabeth Perkins (Big (1988))

5. Julia Roberts (Mystic Pizza)

6. Priscilla Presley (The Naked Gun: From the Files of Police Squad!)

7. Geena Davis (Beetlejuice)

8. Jodie Foster (The Accused)

9. Susan Sarandon (Bull Durham)

10. Michelle Pfeiffer (Married to the Mob)

Update 7:

1989:

1. Jessica Tandy (Driving Miss Daisy)

2. Michelle Pfeifer (The Fabulous Baker Boys)

3. Julia Roberts (Steel Magnolias)

4. Meg Ryan (When Harry Met Sally...)

5. Sally Field (Steel Magnolias)

6. Brenda Fricker (My Left Foot)

7. Sigourney Weaver (Ghostbusters II)

8. Kim Basinger (Batman (1989))

9. Bridget Fonda (Scandal (1989))

10. Rosie Perez (Do the Right Thing)

Update 8:

Any other female acting performances of 80s is not on each year (Between 1980 to 1989) list?

1 Answer

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  • 3 months ago
    Favorite Answer

    1980: Carrie Fisher (Star Wars: Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back)

    1981:  Meryl Streep (The French Lieutenant's Woman)

    1982: Meryl Streep (Sophie's Choice)

    1983: Carrie Fisher (Star Wars: Episode VI 

    1984: Molly Ringwald (Sixteen Candles)

    1985: Whoopi Goldberg (The Color Purple)

    1986: Sigourney Weaver (Aliens (1986))

    1987: Glenn Close (Fatal Attraction)

    1988: Jamie Lee Curtis (A Fish Called Wanda)

    1989: Jessica Tandy (Driving Miss Daisy)

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