Best Female Movie Performances of the 21st Century

 Talent is rarely enough to build and maintain a Hollywood acting career; the key is finding roles to showcase it. In the case of Scarlett Johansson, the turning point was more of a completely unexpected twist, a trio of non-human characters (“Her,” “Lucy,” and “Under the Skin”), each of which played off her icy allure, but were about the humanity buried underneath.

12. Scarlett Johansson, “Under the Skin”