As time marches on it becomes clearer just how revolutionary the Sci-Fi Queen's role of Ripley in the Alien films really were, especially in James Cameron's sequel. And Weaver's dramatic turns in Death and the Maiden and The Ice Storm prove she isn't just about Hollywood blockbusters, either. We're betting she's eventually taken off this list, and not just for an honorary award.
Nominations: Two for Best Actress (Aliens, Gorillas in the Mist) and one for Best Supporting Actress (Working Girl).
Should Have Won For: Aliens.
Maybe This Is All Punishment For: Chappie.