Our Favorite Videos: Leading Women

7:01 AM 11/18/2015

by THR Staff

Our favorite leading women, from Angelina Jolie to Melissa McCarthy, are the focus of this segment in our look back at the Top 100 videos of the first five years of The Hollywood Reporter magazine.

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  • Angelina Jolie

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    THR finds out the greatest risks taken by the 'Unbroken' director during the January 2015 interview. Jolie's drama is based on the true story of Louis Zamperini, the Olympic runner-turned-airman who got shot down over the Pacific in 1943.

  • Melissa McCarthy

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    Melissa McCarthy lets THR know in her October 2011 interview what it was like to win the Emmy for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series.

  • Christina Hendricks

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    "I thought Joan was such a bitch," the 'Mad Men' star tells THR in 2012. "I struggled sometimes trying to make her as real as possible because I thought, who would be so mean?"

  • Shailene Woodley

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    THR's favorite 2014 moments with the playful and lovely Shailene Woodley.


  • Reese Witherspoon and Laura Dern

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    The 'Wild' co-stars share their most embarrassing stories with THR in November 2014, but Dern takes the cake with one about how her dog got her period on Scott Baio's track suit. "I've never actually seen him again," added Dern.