Best Lead Performance (Female), 2014

Rules and Regulations


1. Scarlett Johansson, Under the Skin [190 points / 29 votes]

2. Essie Davis, The Babadook [162/26]

3. Marion Cotillard, Two Days, One Night [156/22]

4. Marion Cotillard, The Immigrant [150/22]

5. Rosamund Pike, Gone Girl [116/21] {includes points in supporting}

6. Julianne Moore, Still Alice [60/10]

7. Tilda Swinton, Only Lovers Left Alive [55/10]

8. Reese Witherspoon, Wild [44/7]

9. Jenny Slate, Obvious Child [43/8]

10. Emmanuelle Seigner, Venus in Fur [41/7]

11. Hilary Swank, The Homesman [40/8]

12. Isabelle Huppert, Abuse of Weakness [37/6]

13. Gugu Mbatha-Raw, Beyond the Lights [32/5]

14 (tie). Carla Juri, Wetlands [22/3]

14 (tie). Agata Trzebuchowska, Ida [22/3]

16. Brandy Burre, Actress [19/4]

{Elisabeth Moss, Listen Up Philip [19/3] [points moved to supporting]}

{Emily Blunt, Edge of Tomorrow [15/3] [points moved to supporting]}

17. Charlotte Gainsbourg, Nymph()maniac: Vol. 2 [15/3]

18. Gugu Mbatha-Raw, Belle [13/2]

19. Robin Wright, The Congress [12/3]

20. Rose Leslie, Honeymoon [12/2]

21 (tie). Mira Barkhammar, We Are the Best! [11/2]

21 (tie). Angeli Bayani, Norte, the End of History [11/2] {includes points in supporting}

21 (tie). Lisa Loven Kongsli, Force Majeure [11/2]

{Agata Kulesza, Ida [11/2] [points moved to supporting]}

24 (tie). Anais Demoustier, Bird People [9/2]

24 (tie). Felicity Jones, The Theory of Everything [9/2]

24 (tie). Kristen Wiig, Loveship Hateship [9/2]

{Rene Russo, Nightcrawler [9/2] [points moved to supporting]}

The following performances received one vote apiece:

Amy Adams, Big Eyes

Viv Albertine, Exhibition

Jessica Chastain, The Disappearance of Eleanor Rigby: Them

{Jessica Chastain, A Most Violent Year [points moved to supporting]}

Lindsay Duncan, Le Week-End

Alex Essoe, Starry Eyes

Luminita Gheorghiu, The Child’s Pose

Eva Green, 300: Rise of An Empire

Scarlett Johansson, Lucy

Megumi Kagurazaka, Guilty of Romance

Keira Knightley, Begin Again

{Stacy Martin, Nymph()maniac: Vol. 1}

Michelle Monaghan, Fort Bliss

Anna Mouglalis, Jealousy

Fumi Nikaido, Himizu

Alexia Rasmussen, Proxy

{Tessa Thompson, Dear White People [points moved to supporting]}

Marine Vacth, Young and Beautiful

Kristen Wiig, The Skeleton Twins