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Poll: Actresses in Male Parts

Which of these actresses did the most convincing job at enacting a male character or a female character pretending to be a man in the movie/show?

Discuss the list here.

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    Mel Gibson, Linda Hunt, and Peter Weir in The Year of Living Dangerously (1982)

    Linda Hunt as Billy Kwan in The Year of Living Dangerously
  2. Vote!

    Best Supporting Actress

    Cate Blanchett as Judd Quinn, aka Jude in I'm Not There
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    Glenn Close and Aaron Taylor-Johnson in Albert Nobbs (2011)

    Glenn Close as Albert Nobbs in Albert Nobbs
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    Hilary Swank in Boys Don't Cry (1999)

    Hilary Swank as Brandon Teena in Boys Don't Cry
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    Keanu Reeves and Tilda Swinton in Constantine (2005)

    Tilda Swinton as Gabriel in Constantine
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    Barbra Streisand, Robbie Barnett, and Bernard Spear in Yentl (1983)

    Barbra Streisand as Yentl in Yentl
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    Janet McTeer in Albert Nobbs (2011)

    Janet McTeer as Hubert Page in Albert Nobbs
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    Miranda Otto in The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King (2003)

    Miranda Otto as Eowyn in The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King
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    Julie Andrews, James Garner, and Robert Preston in Victor Victoria (1982)

    Julie Andrews as Victor in Victor Victoria
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    722-76 Katharine Hepburn "Sylvia Scarlett" 1935 MGM MPTV

    Katharine Hepburn as Sylvester in Sylvia Scarlett
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    Joe Dempsie, Ben Hawkey, and Maisie Williams in Game of Thrones (2011)

    Maisie Williams as Arry in Game of Thrones
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    Amanda Bynes and Emily Perkins in She's the Man (2006)

    Amanda Bynes as Sebastian in She's the Man
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    Vin Diesel, Keith David, Rhiana Griffith, and Radha Mitchell in Pitch Black (2000)

    Rhiana Griffith as Jack in Pitch Black
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    Caitlin Clarke in Dragonslayer (1981)

    Caitlin Clarke as Valerian in Dragonslayer
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    Tilda Swinton in Orlando (1992)

    Tilda Swinton as Orlando in Orlando
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    Gwyneth Paltrow in Shakespeare in Love (1998)

    Gwyneth Paltrow as Thomas Kent in Shakespeare in Love
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    Marina Golbahari in Osama (2003)

    Marina Golbahari as Osama in Osama
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    Suzy Amis in The Ballad of Little Jo (1993)

    Suzy Amis as Jo in The Ballad of Little Jo
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    Jiao Xu in CJ7 (2008)

    Jiau Xu as Dicky in CJ7
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    Zoé Héran in Tomboy (2011)

    Zoé Héran as Mickäel in Tomboy
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    Felicity Huffman and Kevin Zegers in Transamerica (2005)

    Felicity Huffman as Bree in Transamerica
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    Greta Garbo in "Queen Christina," 1933/MGM.

    Greta Garbo as Queen Christina in Queen Christina
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    Lynn Collins in The Merchant of Venice (2004)

    Lynn Collins as Balthazar in The Merchant of Venice
  24. Vote!

    Kathy Burke and Harry Enfield in Kevin & Perry Go Large (2000)

    Kathy Burke as Perry in Kevin & Perry Go Large
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    My Friend Joe (1996)

    Schuyler Fisk as Joe in My Friend Joe
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    Just One of the Guys (1985)

    Joyce Hyser as Terry Griffith in Just One of the Guys
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    Twelfth Night (1996)

    Imogen Stubbs as Viola in Twelfth Night or What You Will
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    Peter Pan (1924)

    Betty Bronson as Peter Pan in Peter Pan (1924)
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    Baran (2001)

    Zahra Bahrami as Baran in Baran
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    Angelina Jolie in Salt (2010)

    Angelina Jolie as Salt in Salt
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    Whoopi Goldberg in The Associate (1996)

    Whoopi Goldberg as Robert Cutty (no picture available) in The Associate

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