Decade Award: Best Performance of the Decade, Female

List of Winners
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1.  Naomi Watts, Mulholland Dr. [163 points / 22 votes]


2.  Kate Winslet, Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind [67/11]

3.  Bj÷rk, Dancer in the Dark [63/10]

4.  Sally Hawkins, Happy-Go-Lucky [43/7]

5.  Isabelle Huppert, The Piano Teacher [41/6]

6 (tie).  Cate Blanchett, I’m Not There [38/7]

Laura Dern, INLAND EMPIRE [38/7]

8.  Maggie Cheung, In the Mood for Love [36/6]

9.  Ellen Burstyn, Requiem For a Dream [35/5]

10.  Nicole Kidman, Dogville [32/5]

11.  Tilda Swinton, Julia [25/4]

12.  Helen Mirren, The Queen [23/5]

13.  Julianne Moore, Far From Heaven [21/4]

14 (tie).  Kate Winslet, Little Children [19/3]

Uma Thurman, Kill Bill: Parts I and II [19/3]

16.  PenÚlope Cruz, Volver [18/3]

17.  Laura Linney, You Can Count on Me [17/3]

18.  Summer Phoenix, Esther Kahn [13/3]

19.  Charlize Theron, Monster [13/2]

20.  Nicole Kidman, Birth [12/2]

21.  Julie Delpy, Before Sunset [11/2]

22.  Emmanuelle Devos, Kings and Queen [10/2]

23.  Frances McDormand, Burn After Reading [9/2]

24.  Thora Birch, Ghost World [8/2]

The following performances received one vote apiece:

Amy Adams, Junebug

Asia Argento, The Last Mistress

Kate Beckinsale, Nothing But the Truth

Sonia Bergamasco, The Best of Youth

Angela Bettis, May

Julie Christie, Away From Her

Marion Cotillard, La Vie en Rose

Emmanuelle Devos, Gilles’ Wife

Vera Farmiga, Never Forever

Maggie Gyllenhaal, Secretary

Anne Hathaway, Rachel Getting Married

Hafsia Herzi, The Secret of the Grain

Scarlett Johansson, Ghost World

Mia Kershner, The Black Dahlia

Nicole Kidman, Margot at the Wedding

Rinko Kikuchi, Babel

Diane Lane, Unfaithful

Laura Linney, The Squid and the Whale

Virginia Madsen, Sideways

Moon So-ri, Oasis

Yolande Moreau, When the Sea Rises

Samantha Morton, Code 46

Samantha Morton, Morvern Callar

Ellen Page, Juno

Emily Perkins, Ginger Snaps

Anne Reid, The Mother

Miranda Richardson, Spider

Amy Ryan, Gone Baby Gone

Shu Qi, Three Times

Maggie Smith, Keeping Mum

Sissy Spacek, In the Bedroom

Imelda Staunton, Vera Drake

Meryl Streep, Adaptation.

Meryl Streep, Doubt

Marisa Tomei, The Wrestler

Liv Ullmann, Saraband

Carice Van Houten, Black Book

Emily Watson, Punch-Drunk Love

Michelle Williams, Wendy and Lucy