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Best movies that are oscar winners in actress in a leading role category

La La Land(2016)

Combined Rating:
96
Combined Critics Rating: 95

While waiting for their big breaks, two proper L.A. dreamers, a suavely- charming, soft-spoken jazz pianist and a brilliant, vivacious playwright, attempt to reconcile aspirations and relationship in a magical old-school romance.



Nomadland(2020)

Combined Rating:
95
Combined Critics Rating: 95

A woman in her sixties, after losing everything in the Great Recession, embarks on a journey through the American West, living as a van-dwelling modern-day nomad.



Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri(2017)

Combined Rating:
93
Combined Critics Rating: 92

A mother personally challenges the local authorities to solve her daughter's murder when they fail to catch the culprit.



Million Dollar Baby(2004)

Combined Rating:
92
Combined Critics Rating: 88

A determined woman works with a hardened boxing trainer to become a professional.



Room(2015)

Combined Rating:
92
Combined Critics Rating: 89

A young boy is raised within the confines of a small shed.



Black Swan(2010)

Combined Rating:
90
Combined Critics Rating: 86

A committed dancer wins the lead role in a production of Tchaikovsky's "Swan Lake" only to find herself struggling to maintain her sanity.



Silver Linings Playbook(2012)

Combined Rating:
90
Combined Critics Rating: 85

After a stint in a mental institution, former teacher Pat Solitano moves back in with his parents and tries to reconcile with his ex-wife. Things get more challenging when Pat meets Tiffany, a mysterious girl with problems of her own.



The Queen(2006)

Combined Rating:
89
Combined Critics Rating: 88

After the death of Princess Diana, Queen Elizabeth II struggles with her reaction to a sequence of events nobody could have predicted.



Blue Jasmine(2013)

Combined Rating:
87
Combined Critics Rating: 83

A New York socialite, deeply troubled and in denial, arrives in San Francisco to impose upon her sister. She looks a million, but isn't bringing money, peace, or love...



Shakespeare in Love(1998)

Combined Rating:
87
Combined Critics Rating: 82

A young Shakespeare, out of ideas and short of cash, meets his ideal woman and is inspired to write one of his most famous plays.



Walk the Line(2005)

Combined Rating:
85
Combined Critics Rating: 79

A chronicle of country music legend Johnny Cash's life, from his early days on an Arkansas cotton farm to his rise to fame with Sun Records in Memphis, where he recorded alongside Elvis Presley, Jerry Lee Lewis, and Carl Perkins.



Monster(2003)

Combined Rating:
84
Combined Critics Rating: 79

Based on the life of Aileen Wuornos, a Daytona Beach prostitute who became a serial killer.



Still Alice(2014)

Combined Rating:
84
Combined Critics Rating: 79

A linguistics professor and her family find their bonds tested when she is diagnosed with Alzheimer's Disease.



Annie Hall(1977)

Combined Rating:
84
Combined Critics Rating: 77

Neurotic New York comedian Alvy Singer falls in love with the ditzy Annie Hall.



The Silence of the Lambs(1991)

Combined Rating:
84
Combined Critics Rating: 76

A young F.B.I. cadet must confide in an incarcerated and manipulative killer to receive his help on catching another serial killer who skins his victims.



Fargo(1996)

Combined Rating:
84
Combined Critics Rating: 77

Jerry Lundegaard's inept crime falls apart due to his and his henchmen's bungling and the persistent police work of the quite pregnant Marge Gunderson.



Erin Brockovich(2000)

Combined Rating:
82
Combined Critics Rating: 75

An unemployed single mother becomes a legal assistant and almost single-handedly brings down a California power company accused of polluting a city's water supply.



Judy(2019)

Combined Rating:
80
Combined Critics Rating: 80

Legendary performer Judy Garland (Renée Zellweger) arrives in London in the winter of 1968 to perform a series of sold-out concerts.



Network(1976)

Combined Rating:
80
Combined Critics Rating: 73

A television network cynically exploits a deranged former anchor's ravings and revelations about the news media for its own profit.



Boys Don't Cry(1999)

Combined Rating:
80
Combined Critics Rating: 73

Female-born Teena Brandon adopts his male identity of Brandon Teena and attempts to find himself and love in Nebraska.




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