I Portrayed a Manic Pixie Dream Girl

Entertainment Portrayals

A term coined by film critic Nathan Rabin in 2007 after seeing Kirsten Dunst in Elizabethtown, usually referring to: ‘A pretty, outgoing, whacky female romantic lead whose sole purpose is to help broody male characters lighten up and enjoy their lives.'

Vote Ranking  

1

Nancy Kwan

Actress

75.00% (3 of 4 votes)

2

Susan Sarandon

Actress

61.69% (182 of 295 votes)

3

Madonna (Ciccone)

Vocalist

61.54% (344 of 559 votes)

4

Cara Delevingne

Model

60.90% (81 of 133 votes)

5

Mo'Nique

Comedienne

60.11% (110 of 183 votes)

6

Mila Kunis

Actress

59.63% (1053 of 1766 votes)

7

Barbra Streisand

Vocalist

58.17% (153 of 263 votes)

8

Meg Ryan

Actress

57.55% (202 of 351 votes)

9

Liza Minnelli

Vocalist

56.85% (112 of 197 votes)

10

Goldie Hawn

Comedienne

56.48% (196 of 347 votes)

11

Winona Ryder

Actress

56.07% (157 of 280 votes)

12

Zooey Deschanel

Actress

56.00% (28 of 50 votes)

13

Gwyneth Paltrow

Actress

55.53% (241 of 434 votes)

14

Shirley Maclaine

Actress

55.47% (71 of 128 votes)

15

Natalie Portman

Actress

55.28% (884 of 1599 votes)

16

Elizabeth Banks

Actress

53.57% (180 of 336 votes)

17

Ariel Winter

Actress

53.28% (65 of 122 votes)

18

Jennifer Aniston

Actress

52.74% (771 of 1462 votes)

19

Audrey Hepburn

Actress

50.15% (164 of 327 votes)

20

Faye Wong

Vocalist

50.0% (1 of 2 votes)

21

Paige O'Hara

Voice Actress

50.0% (1 of 2 votes)

22

Kim Basinger

Actress

49.11% (55 of 112 votes)

23

Lucy Liu

Actress

49.10% (329 of 670 votes)

24

Liv Tyler

Actress

49.06% (78 of 159 votes)

25

Sandra Bullock

Actress

48.82% (207 of 424 votes)

26

Katharine Hepburn

Actress

48.60% (52 of 107 votes)

27

Jennifer Garner

Actress

48.53% (728 of 1500 votes)

28

Kate Hudson

Actress

48.30% (85 of 176 votes)

29

Diane Keaton

Actress

47.37% (9 of 19 votes)

30

Charlize Theron

Actress

47.29% (157 of 332 votes)

31

Cameron Diaz

Actress

46.51% (433 of 931 votes)

32

Leigh Taylor-Young

Actress

45.85% (105 of 229 votes)

33

Mandy Moore

Vocalist

45.71% (80 of 175 votes)

34

Kirsten Dunst

Actress

45.66% (121 of 265 votes)

35

Alyson Hannigan

Actress

45.00% (36 of 80 votes)

36

Tatiana Maslany

Actress

44.35% (102 of 230 votes)

37

Helena Bonham Carter

Actress

44.09% (41 of 93 votes)

38

Grace VanderWaal

Vocalist

43.59% (102 of 234 votes)

39

Juliette Lewis

Actress

43.53% (121 of 278 votes)

40

Geena Davis

Actress

43.40% (322 of 742 votes)

41

Sarah Jessica Parker

Actress

43.25% (189 of 437 votes)

42

Kristen Schaal

Comedienne

42.34% (47 of 111 votes)

43

Barbara Stanwyck

Actress

41.18% (7 of 17 votes)

44

Margot Robbie

Actress

40.0% (12 of 30 votes)

45

Melinda McGraw

Actress

40.0% (4 of 10 votes)

46

Barbara Eden

Actress

37.50% (12 of 32 votes)

47

Reese Witherspoon

Actress

37.44% (3504 of 9360 votes)

48

Elisha Cuthbert

Actress

31.67% (38 of 120 votes)

49

Erica Durance

Actress

30.43% (7 of 23 votes)

50

Anna Kendrick

Actress

27.77% (672 of 2420 votes)

51

Paulette Goddard

Actress

25.00% (3 of 12 votes)

52

Amy Adams (Actress)

Actress

22.71% (1040 of 4580 votes)

53

Jennifer Lawrence

Actress

21.75% (149 of 685 votes)

54

Emma Stone

Actress

21.38% (155 of 725 votes)

55

Rachel Bilson

Actress

19.09% (42 of 220 votes)

56

Melanie Griffith

Actress

15.00% (3 of 20 votes)

57

Jennifer Jones

Actress

14.29% (1 of 7 votes)

58

Mitzi Gaynor

Actress

12.50% (1 of 8 votes)

59

Julie Christie

Actress

5.00% (1 of 20 votes)

60

Jodi Benson

Actress

0% (0 of 4 votes)

61

Sally Hawkins

Actress

0% (0 of 8 votes)