There are a number of popular actresses each year that attract many viewers and that are known as heavy-weights when it comes to gaining attention for a film. Each year, the list of the most popular Hollywood actresses changes a bit, with new contenders added into the mix. In 2017, there were very popular actresses that enticed people to buying a movie ticket. We have them ranked so that you can see who was the most popular of them all.
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Most Popular Hollywood Actresses in 2017
10 – Marion Cotillard
Marion Cotillard is a French actress that has been able to easily transition into the American film market. She is a one of the highest paid popular Hollywood actresses at the moment, and her latest movie, Allies, has garnered a lot of attention. It costars Brad Pitt and has helped make Marion Cotillard even more popular this year.
9 – Kate Winslet
Kate Winslet broke into the Hollywood scene with the iconic film Titanic, and has continued to expand her popularity with all manner of films. She has appeared in romance comedies like The Holiday as well as in movies for teenagers like Divergent and its sequels. This year, she appears in Triple 9, where she plays a mafia moll, a performance that has earned her many accolades.
8 – Emma Stone
This fresh-faced actress has become one of the most beloved actresses of recent years. She first became well known for playing the typical American girl, but she has expanded her repertoire to include many multi-faceted performances in films such as Birdman. This year, she has appeared in La La Land, a musical comedy-drama that has already earned accolades from the Venice Film Festival. She continues to be an icon of fashion, as well, making her one of the most popular actresses working today.
7 – Jennifer Aniston
Jennifer Aniston first came into the Hollywood scene playing Rachel Green in Friends. Since then, she has become one of the most beloved actresses for romantic comedies. Her comedic timing and the freshness of her acting make her a very popular choice for viewers. If she is in a movie, people are sure to go see it. In 2017, she starred in the romantic comedy Mother’s Day and she began shooting the war drama The Yellow Birds, which is sure to earn her a lot of attention.
6 – Cate Blanchett
Cate Blanchett is practically Hollywood royalty. She has been on the scene for years, portraying some of the most iconic characters. She has earned numerous awards for her acting and her range of films and theater include romantic comedies to Shakespeare adaptations. 2017 was a busy year for her, including filming the next Thor movie, and beginning talks of appearing in an all-female version of Ocean’s Eleven. She is one of the most coveted actresses in Hollywood because of her talent and her flawless sense of style.
5 – Margot Robbie
Margot Robbie is a newcomer to the Hollywood film scene, but she has already earned a loyal base of fans who will go see anything she does. This year, she has appeared in a new version of Tarzan and in the highly anticipated Suicide Squad. She is gaining popularity with each film she does. Next year, she will reprise her role of Harley Quinn in a spin-off film and she has many other dramatic roles lined up.
4 – Angelina Jolie
She is another actress that is considered Hollywood royalty. Angelina Jolie has been in the film industry since she was a teenager and continues to challenge herself with the kinds of roles she takes on. This year, she directed and starred in By the Sea with her husband Brad Pitt. She is a fashion icon and one of the actresses that people are most interested in hearing about. Next year, she is already scheduled to reprise her role of Maleficent and her adaptation of First They Killed My Father is scheduled to be released by Netflix in late 2017. Her acting has been recently overshadows by her separation from Brad Pitt and her divorce filing. She is one of the most searched-for actresses on search engines because of this, and has recently been hounded by paparazzi who want to learn more about the split from her husband of two years.
3 – Julia Roberts
Another iconic Hollywood actress, Julia Roberts is also one of the highest paid working actresses today. She is known for carefully selecting each role she takes on, guaranteeing that every movie in which she appears will attract a great number of movie enthusiasts. Her latest film was Money Monster, which costarred George Clooney and which made a significant amount of money at the box office. She has a few films scheduled for next year already, letting us know that she is not going anywhere!
2 – Charlize Theron
Charlize Theron is a South African who has made it big in Hollywood. She has worked in some of the most acclaimed movies of recent years, including the latest Mad Max movie. She also starred in The Huntsman sequel and is scheduled to film an adaptation of the graphic novel The Coldest City. She is one of the highest paid actresses in Hollywood, and she is sure to attract large audiences for whatever film she is in. With her beauty and style, she is also the face of Dior perfumes and has many fashion designers who are always ready to offer their clothes for red carpets.
1 – Jennifer Lawrence
Jennifer Lawrence broke into Hollywood with her portrayal of Katniss Everdeen in The Hunger Games and its sequels. She is a beloved star of Hollywood, with infectious humor and charm, and she has been part of some of the most exciting films in the last few years. She has been part of the X-Men franchise is recent years, and she is scheduled to appear in films like Passengers where she costars with Chris Pratt, and an untitled film by Darren Aronofsky. She has earned a loyal fan base that will go see her in anything she does, making her one of the most coveted actresses working today.
These ten actresses are all the rage in Hollywood these days. With their great acting skills, their charm, and their beauty, they bring all manner of roles to life, allowing us to step out of our everyday lives. If you watch films with these actresses, you are sure to have a very positive experience, since they are all choosy with the roles they take on. From Marion Cotillard to JEnnifer Lawrence, these ladies are all Hollywood royalty.