10 Best Chick Flick Actresses

Saturday, February 26 by Travis Petersen

Some actresses have made a career out of chick flicks; the 10 best chick flick actresses have elevated that role into something more. The 10 best chick flick actresses tend to be beautiful women that somehow still seem like the girl next door, attainable for guys and relatable for women. Here they are, the 10 best chick flick actresses.

  1. Meg Ryan - Ryan has starred in what are arguably some of the best chick flicks of all time, from "When Harry Met Sally" to "Sleepless in Seattle." She embodies the cute appeal present in all of the best chick flick actresses.
  2. Julia Roberts – Since her role in "Pretty Woman," America's Sweetheart has been one of the 10 best chick flick actresses in film. Her unique appeal is hard to match.
  3. Audrey Hepburn - For old school cuteness and appeal, there is no beating Audrey Hepburn as one of the best chick flick actresses. Men wanted to have her and women wanted to be her, making her appeal timeless.
  4. Katherine Hepburn – The classic tough female lead in romantic film is Katherine Hepburn. Her sparring with Spencer Tracy earns her spot on this list of the best chick flick actresses.
  5. Reese Witherspoon - Since "Legally Blonde," Reese has come into her own as a chick flick actress, taking on a number of different roles. She is lovely but appeals equally to men and women, making her one of the best chick flick actresses working today.
  6. Drew Barrymore – From "Never Been Kissed" to "Going the Distance," Drew's girl-next-door appeal has made her a go-to chick flick actress. She is one of the few actresses to transition so easily from child star to one of the best chick flick actresses.
  7. Grace Kelly – One of the most beautiful women in film history, she was the perfect romantic female lead. It's too bad she was cut short before her time.
  8. Keira Knightley – Anyone who can take the lead in "Pride and Prejudice" and make it her own deserves to be on the list of best chick flick actresses. That is the definitive female romantic lead role.
  9. Kate Winslet – Kate arrives on this list mostly for her role in "Titanic," the highest-grossing chick flick of all time. She is a wonderful romantic lead.
  10. Renee Zellweger - Able to play beauties or frumps, Renee Zellweger closes out our list of the best chick flick actresses. "Bridget Jones' Diary" is probably her best known chick flick role.
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