Best Lead Actress, 2008

Rules and Regulations

Anne Hathaway

1. Anne Hathaway, Rachel Getting Married (170 points/24 votes)

2. Sally Hawkins, Happy-Go-Lucky (149/22)
3. Michelle Williams, Wendy and Lucy (93/14)
4. Kate Winslet, Revolutionary Road (82/14)
5. Meryl Streep, Doubt (60/10)

6. Anamaria Marinca, 4 Months, 3 Weeks and 2 Days (46/9)
7. (tie) Catherine Deneuve, A Christmas Tale (43/7)
7. (tie) Melissa Leo, Frozen River (43/7)
9. Rebecca Hall, Vicky Cristina Barcelona (42/7)
10. Lina Leandersson, Let the Right One In (41/7)
11. Juliette Binoche, Flight of the Red Balloon (40/7)
12. Kate Winslet, The Reader (33/5)
13. Asia Argento, The Last Mistress (32/5)
14. Jeanne Balibar, The Duchess of Langeais (25/4)
15. Kristin Scott Thomas, I’ve Loved You So Long (21/4)
16. Cate Blanchett, The Curious Case of Benjamin Button (20/4)
17. Catinca Untaru, The Fall (19/3)
18. Asia Argento, Boarding Gate (17/3)
19. Naomi Watts, Funny Games (16/3)
20. Anna Faris, The House Bunny (15/3)
21. Ines Efron, XXY (12/2)
22. Gillian Anderson, The X-Files: I Want to Believe (11/2)
{Samantha Morton, Synecdoche, New York (11/2) [points moved to supporting]}
{Marisa Tomei, The Wrestler (11/2) [points moved to supporting]}
{Mila Kunis, Forgetting Sarah Marshall (10/2) [points moved to supporting]}
23. Samantha Morton, Mister Lonely (10/2)
{Frances McDormand, Burn After Reading (9/2) [points moved to supporting}
24. (tie) Famke Janssen, Turn the River (8/2)
24. (tie) Angelina Jolie, Changeling (8/2)
24. (tie) Tarra Riggs, Ballast (8/2)

The following actresses received one vote apiece:
Kate Beckinsale, Nothing But the Truth
Kate Beckinsale, Snow Angels
Penelope Cruz, Elegy
Vera Farmiga, Never Forever
Hao Lai, Summer Palace
Ko Hyun-joung, Woman on the Beach
Frances McDormand, Miss Pettigrew Lives For a Day
Julianne Moore, Blindness
Emily Mortimer, Transsiberian
Amy Poehler, Baby Mama [points moved to supporting]
Ludivine Sagnier, A Girl Cut in Two
Ann Savage, My Winnipeg [points moved to supporting]
Laura Vasilu, 4 Months, 3 Weeks and 2 Days [points moved to supporting]