AFI's 100 Years...100 Stars (The Ladies)

In 1999, the American Film Institute named 25 women as the greatest stars of all time. They had to have their movie debut in or before 1950, or they had to be deceased if they made their movie debut after 1950 so it encompasses their entire body of work. Anyhow, here they are:
  1. 25. Ava Gardner
    Best Films: The Killers, Mogambo, The Night of the Iguana
  2. 24. Mary Pickford
    Best Films: Tess of the Storm Country, Stella Maris, Little Annie Rooney, Sparrows
  3. 23. Carole Lombard
    Best Films: Twentieth Century, My Man Godfrey, Nothing Sacred, To Be or Not to Be
  4. 22. Jean Harlow
    Best Films: Red-Headed Woman, Red Dust, Dinner at Eight, Wife vs. Secretary, Libeled Lady
  5. 21. Sophia Loren
    Best Films: Two Women, Yesterday Today and Tomorrow, Houseboat
  6. 20. Lauren Bacall
    Best Films: To Have and Have Not, The Big Sleep, How to Marry a Millionaire, Murder on the Orient Express
  7. 19. Rita Hayworth
    Best Films: You Were Never Lovelier, Gilda, The Lady from Shanghai
  8. 18. Shirley Temple
    Best Films: Bright Eyes, The Little Colonel, Wee Willie Wilkie
  9. 17. Lillian Gish
    Best Films: Intolerance, Broken Blossoms, The Wind, Night of the Hunter
  10. 16. Vivien Leigh
    Best Films: Gone with the Wind, A Streetcar Named Desire
  11. 15. Mae West
    Best Films: I'm No Angel, She Done Him Wrong
  12. 14. Ginger Rogers
    Best Films: Swing Time, Stage Door, Bachelor Mother, Kitty Foyle, The Primrose Path, The Major and the Minor
  13. 13. Grace Kelly
    Best Films: Dial M for Murder, Rear Window, The Country Girl, High Society
  14. 12. Claudette Colbert
    Best Films: It Happened One Night, Cleopatra, The Palm Beach Story
  15. 11. Barbara Stanwyck
    Best Films: Baby Face, The Lady Eve, Ball of Fire, Double Indemnity, Christmas in Connecticut
  16. 10. Joan Crawford
    Best Films: The Women, Grand Hotel, A Woman's Face, Mildred Pierce, What Ever Happened to Baby Jane?
  17. 9. Marlene Dietrich
    Best Films: Morocco, Shanghai Express, The Scarlet Empress, Destry Rides Again, Witness for the Prosecution
  18. 8. Judy Garland
    Best Films: The Wizard of Oz, Meet Me in St. Louis, A Star is Born
  19. 7. Elizabeth Taylor
    Best Films: National Velvet, A Place in the Sun, Giant, Cat on a Hot Tin Roof, Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?
  20. 6. Marilyn Monroe
    Best Films: All About Eve, Gentlemen Prefer Blondes, The Seven-Year-Itch, Some Like it Hot
  21. 5. Greta Garbo
    Best Films: Flesh and the Devil, Anna Christie, Grand Hotel, Queen Christina, Camille, Ninotchka
  22. 4. Ingrid Bergman
    Best Films: Casablanca, Notorious, Murder on the Orient Express
  23. 3. Audrey Hepburn
    Best Films: Roman Holiday, Sabrina, Breakfast at Tiffany's, My Fair Lady
  24. 2. Bette Davis
    Best Films: Jezebel, The Letter, The Little Foxes, All About Eve, Whatever Happened to Baby Jane?
  25. 1. Katharine Hepburn
    Best Films: Little Women, Bringing Up Baby, The Philadelphia Story, Woman of the Year, Adam's Rib, The African Queen, The Lion in Winter