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Oscar Best Actresses Quiz

Guess the winners of the Oscar for Best Actress.
  • Year = year of the ceremony honoring the previous year's films
  • Quiz by Quizmaster - Feb 27, 2017
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Year
Movie
Actress
2017
La La Land
2016
Room
2015
Still Alice
2014
Blue Jasmine
2013
Silver Linings
Playbook
2012
The Iron Lady
2011
Black Swan
2010
The Blind Side
2009
The Reader
2008
La Vie en Rose
2007
The Queen
2006
Walk the Line
2005
Million Dollar Baby
2004
Monster
2003
The Hours
2002
Monster's Ball
2001
Erin Brockovich
2000
Boys Don't Cry
1999
Shakespeare in Love
1998
As Good as It Gets
1997
Fargo
1996
Dead Man Walking
1995
Blue Sky
1994
The Piano
1993
Howards End
1992
The Silence of
the Lambs
1991
Misery
1990
Driving Miss Daisy
1989
The Accused
1988
Moonstruck
1987
Children of
a Lesser God
1986
The Trip to Bountiful
1985
Places in the Heart
1984
Terms of Endearment
1983
Sophie's Choice
1982
On Golden Pond
1981
Coal Miner's Daughter
1980
Norma Rae
1979
Coming Home
1978
Annie Hall
1977
Network
1976
One Flew Over the
Cuckoo's Nest
1975
Alice Doesn't Live
Here Anymore
1974
A Touch of Class
1973
Cabaret
1972
Klute
Year
Movie
Actress
1971
Women in Love
1970
The Prime of Miss
Jean Brodie
1969
The Lion in Winter
Funny Girl
1968
Guess Who's
Coming to Dinner
1967
Who's Afraid
of Virginia Woolf?
1966
Darling
1965
Mary Poppins
1964
Hud
1963
The Miracle Worker
1962
Two Women
1961
BUtterfield 8
1960
Room at the Top
1959
I Want to Live!
1958
The Three Faces of Eve
1957
Anastasia
1956
The Rose Tattoo
1955
The Country Girl
1954
Roman Holiday
1953
Come Back, Little Sheba
1952
A Streetcar
Named Desire
1951
Born Yesterday
1950
The Heiress
1949
Johnny Belinda
1948
The Farmer's Daughter
1947
To Each His Own
1946
Mildred Pierce
1945
Gaslight
1944
The Song of Bernadette
1943
Mrs. Miniver
1942
Suspicion
1941
Kitty Foyle
1940
Gone with the Wind
1939
Jezebel
1938
The Good Earth
1937
The Great Ziegfeld
1936
Dangerous
1935
It Happened One Night
1934
Morning Glory
1933
The Sin of
Madelon Claudet
1932
Min and Bill
1931
The Divorcee
1930
Coquette
1929
Seventh Heaven,
Street Angel, Sunrise
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level 22
Mar 7, 2012
And I still can't believe they gave it to Paltrow in 1998.
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level 55
Mar 5, 2014
"Cate Blanchett was robbed" can't be repeated enough.
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level 55
May 12, 2014
No kidding.
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level 72
Jul 5, 2014
Agree.
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level 46
Apr 7, 2017
agree
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level 46
Jan 13, 2017
that film is SO boring
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level 46
Feb 8, 2017
the noms for best actress in 98 were: Gwyneth Paltrow – Shakespeare in Love as Viola De Lessepsdouble-dagger Cate Blanchett – Elizabeth as Queen Elizabeth I of England Fernanda Montenegro – Central Station as Isadora "Dora" Teixeira Meryl Streep – One True Thing as Kate Gulden Emily Watson – Hilary and Jackie as Jacqueline du Pré not a strong group
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level 70
Mar 1, 2017
Cate Blanchett was good, but Paltrow was fine, too. and she was naked more. Plus she inspired Matt Stone's dress in later years.
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level 72
Mar 1, 2017
I didn't realize "most naked" was criteria for voting. Perhaps they should make a separate category for that one, although Kate Winslet would probably win every year. (Regardless, The Reader is one of my favorite movies, along with Sense and Sensibility, one of the ones in which she remained fully clothed.)
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level 70
Mar 4, 2017
Can we *really* not reference something that was said, prominently, on a prime-time network televsion program (the Oscars)? My quiz based on it was buried, my reference to that quiz here was censored. C'mon..
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level 54
Mar 1, 2017
I also think awarding Best Picture to Shakespeare In Love instead of Saving Private Ryan is one of the academy's more egregious misfires. That same year, they also didn't even nominate Jim Carrey for his performance in the Truman Show, which is borderline criminal. Carrey got snubbed again the next year when they ignored his fantastic performance as Andy Kaufman in Man On the Moon. The winners in those years (Roberto Benignini and Kevin Spacey, respectively) were very deserving, but it's nuts that Carrey didn't get nominated either time. Snubbing Ben Affleck's directorial work in Argo was also ridiculous.
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level 61
Mar 1, 2017
Completely agree. And Jim Carrey has had a surprising number of great performances without any proper recognition, Eternal Sunshine bla bla... being one of my favorites
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level 70
Mar 2, 2017
I really loved Carrey in the Truman Show, though I think the common opinion amongst Oscar voters was that he was still over-acting.
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level 44
Aug 31, 2012
Recently watched Mildred Pierce, Crawford was well-deserving
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level 66
Mar 1, 2017
And I just saw Shirley Booth in "Come Back Little Sheba"--a revelation for those of us who only knew her from the sitcom "Hazel."
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level 40
Dec 29, 2012
Oh, the Oscars rarely get it right. Everyone knows that. I.e. no best director Oscars for Wells, Tarantino, Scott, Kubrick or Hitchcock.
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level 55
May 12, 2014
True that.
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level 66
Feb 25, 2015
Is that Ridley Scott? Why?
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level 71
Mar 1, 2017
Why not? Scott's made some good movies. Alien, Blade Runner, Thelma & Louise, Gladiator, Black Hawk Down, American Gangster, and The Martian all come to mind.
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level 70
Mar 2, 2017
made a lot of real stinkers, too.
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level 55
Feb 22, 2014
I got all of these correct. Does that make me a huge loser?
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level 77
Mar 5, 2014
It makes you someone who's spent way too much time memorizing useless trivia. I'm one of those too, but not for this particular list. I got nearly every one going back to 1965 (which predates my birth by nearly a decade) and a scattered few recognizable names in the right hand column, but I don't really care who won best actress for a movie made in the 1930's that I don't even want to see. I've tried watching really old movies, but if I'm watching something made prior to 1950, chances are I'll be asleep before the end of the first act.
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level 55
Mar 5, 2014
No way! Old movies are the best!
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level 72
Feb 25, 2015
Old movies are like new movies - a few great ones well worth seeing, too many that are a waste of time...but still my favorite way to waste time.
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level 54
Mar 5, 2014
Usually, the ceremony's year is tied to the year the films came out, not the year the ceremony is held. That is, it's not recorded that Cate Blanchett won the 2014 Best Actress; she won the 2013 Best Actress, as the ceremony was honoring movies from 2013. I suppose it makes no difference for this quiz because it's consistent throughout, but for future trivia endeavors, the award is tied to the year its film was released, which is always the calendar year before the award is given.
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level ∞
Mar 5, 2014
I used to do it the other way, but I gradually came to like this way better.
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level 38
Feb 28, 2015
Great quiz, but it's a little too precise on spelling. Spelled her name McLaine and had Streisand with two s's and it didn't give it to me. Thanks!
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level 64
May 26, 2016
All done with 6.29 remaining!
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level 46
Jan 13, 2017
damn I Missed two
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level 46
Feb 8, 2017
got them all with :24 left
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level 70
Mar 1, 2017
Missed Lange because I spelled it Lang.
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