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Best movies that are oscar winners or nominees in best actress - motion picture drama category

Gravity(2013)

Combined Rating:
96
Combined Critics Rating: 95

Two astronauts work together to survive after an accident which leaves them alone in space.



Zero Dark Thirty(2012)

Combined Rating:
95
Combined Critics Rating: 94

A chronicle of the decade-long hunt for al-Qaeda terrorist leader Osama bin Laden after the September 2001 attacks, and his death at the hands of the Navy S.E.A.L.s Team 6 in May 2011.



Marriage Story(2019)

Combined Rating:
95
Combined Critics Rating: 94

Noah Baumbach's incisive and compassionate look at a marriage breaking up and a family staying together.



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.



Little Women(2019)

Combined Rating:
93
Combined Critics Rating: 94

Jo March (Saoirse Ronan) reflects back and forth on her life, telling the beloved story of the March sisters - four young women, each determined to live life on her own terms.



The Shape of Water(2017)

Combined Rating:
92
Combined Critics Rating: 92

At a top secret research facility in the 1960s, a lonely janitor forms a unique relationship with an amphibious creature that is being held in captivity.



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.



Arrival(2016)

Combined Rating:
92
Combined Critics Rating: 89

When twelve mysterious spacecraft appear around the world, linguistics professor Louise Banks is tasked with interpreting the language of the apparent alien visitors.



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.



American Beauty(1999)

Combined Rating:
90
Combined Critics Rating: 85

A sexually frustrated suburban father has a mid-life crisis after becoming infatuated with his daughter's best friend.



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.



Atonement(2007)

Combined Rating:
89
Combined Critics Rating: 86

Fledgling writer Briony Tallis, as a thirteen-year-old, irrevocably changes the course of several lives when she accuses her older sister's lover of a crime he did not commit.



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...



The Theory of Everything(2014)

Combined Rating:
87
Combined Critics Rating: 81

A look at the relationship between the famous physicist Stephen Hawking and his wife.



The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo(2011)

Combined Rating:
86
Combined Critics Rating: 80

Journalist Mikael Blomkvist is aided in his search for a woman who has been missing for forty years by Lisbeth Salander, a young computer hacker.



Titanic(1997)

Combined Rating:
86
Combined Critics Rating: 79

A seventeen-year-old aristocrat falls in love with a kind but poor artist aboard the luxurious, ill-fated R.M.S. Titanic.



Cold Mountain(2003)

Combined Rating:
85
Combined Critics Rating: 80

In the waning days of the American Civil War, a wounded soldier embarks on a perilous journey back home to Cold Mountain, North Carolina to reunite with his sweetheart.



Revolutionary Road(2008)

Combined Rating:
84
Combined Critics Rating: 78

A young couple living in a Connecticut suburb during the mid-1950s struggle to come to terms with their personal problems while trying to raise their two children.



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.




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