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

Kristen Schaal

Comedienne

68.66% (46 of 67 votes)

3

Susan Sarandon

Actress

63.21% (177 of 280 votes)

4

Madonna (Ciccone)

Vocalist

61.71% (340 of 551 votes)

5

Mo'Nique

Comedienne

60.98% (100 of 164 votes)

6

Cara Delevingne

Model

60.90% (81 of 133 votes)

7

Mila Kunis

Actress

59.31% (1038 of 1750 votes)

8

Gwyneth Paltrow

Actress

58.64% (241 of 411 votes)

9

Barbra Streisand

Vocalist

57.85% (151 of 261 votes)

10

Goldie Hawn

Comedienne

57.65% (196 of 340 votes)

11

Meg Ryan

Actress

57.55% (202 of 351 votes)

12

Melinda McGraw

Actress

57.14% (4 of 7 votes)

13

Liza Minnelli

Vocalist

56.63% (111 of 196 votes)

14

Zooey Deschanel

Actress

56.00% (28 of 50 votes)

15

Winona Ryder

Actress

55.91% (156 of 279 votes)

16

Shirley Maclaine

Actress

55.91% (71 of 127 votes)

17

Natalie Portman

Actress

55.28% (884 of 1599 votes)

18

Elizabeth Banks

Actress

53.57% (180 of 336 votes)

19

Diane Keaton

Actress

53.33% (8 of 15 votes)

20

Ariel Winter

Actress

53.28% (65 of 122 votes)

21

Jennifer Aniston

Actress

52.74% (771 of 1462 votes)

22

Liv Tyler

Actress

51.32% (78 of 152 votes)

23

Audrey Hepburn

Actress

50.15% (164 of 327 votes)

24

Faye Wong

Vocalist

50.0% (1 of 2 votes)

25

Jennifer Jones

Actress

50.0% (1 of 2 votes)

26

Paige O'Hara

Voice Actress

50.0% (1 of 2 votes)

27

Sandra Bullock

Actress

49.52% (207 of 418 votes)

28

Jennifer Garner

Actress

49.12% (728 of 1482 votes)

29

Kim Basinger

Actress

49.11% (55 of 112 votes)

30

Lucy Liu

Actress

49.10% (329 of 670 votes)

31

Katharine Hepburn

Actress

48.60% (52 of 107 votes)

32

Kate Hudson

Actress

48.30% (85 of 176 votes)

33

Charlize Theron

Actress

48.01% (157 of 327 votes)

34

Cameron Diaz

Actress

46.51% (433 of 931 votes)

35

Leigh Taylor-Young

Actress

45.85% (105 of 229 votes)

36

Mandy Moore

Vocalist

45.71% (80 of 175 votes)

37

Kirsten Dunst

Actress

45.66% (121 of 265 votes)

38

Alyson Hannigan

Actress

45.57% (36 of 79 votes)

39

Barbara Eden

Actress

44.44% (12 of 27 votes)

40

Tatiana Maslany

Actress

44.35% (102 of 230 votes)

41

Helena Bonham Carter

Actress

44.09% (41 of 93 votes)

42

Geena Davis

Actress

43.69% (322 of 737 votes)

43

Grace VanderWaal

Vocalist

43.59% (102 of 234 votes)

44

Juliette Lewis

Actress

43.53% (121 of 278 votes)

45

Sarah Jessica Parker

Actress

43.25% (189 of 437 votes)

46

Paulette Goddard

Actress

42.86% (3 of 7 votes)

47

Barbara Stanwyck

Actress

41.18% (7 of 17 votes)

48

Margot Robbie

Actress

40.0% (12 of 30 votes)

49

Reese Witherspoon

Actress

37.27% (3479 of 9334 votes)

50

Elisha Cuthbert

Actress

37.08% (33 of 89 votes)

51

Erica Durance

Actress

30.43% (7 of 23 votes)

52

Jennifer Lawrence

Actress

28.10% (59 of 210 votes)

53

Emma Stone

Actress

27.31% (65 of 238 votes)

54

Rachel Bilson

Actress

25.19% (34 of 135 votes)

55

Anna Kendrick

Actress

23.38% (486 of 2079 votes)

56

Amy Adams (Actress)

Actress

22.68% (1035 of 4563 votes)

57

Melanie Griffith

Actress

20.0% (3 of 15 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 3 votes)

61

Sally Hawkins

Actress

0% (0 of 3 votes)