Legends of the Fall

Check out Jennifer Aniston, Reese Witherspoon and 10 other dazzling leading ladies lighting up movie screens this season. By Emily Fromm with KC Baker, Kimberly Lansing and Jenny Sundel


She plays singer June Carter Cash opposite Joaquin Phoenix's Johnny Cash in Walk the Line – and Witherspoon, 29, knows about being part of a two-career couple: She's been married to actor Ryan Phillippe for more than six years (they have two kids, Ava, 6, and Deacon, 2). Their secret? "We almost never talk about the business," Witherspoon says, adding that there's no professional competition between them. "I suppose if he were 5-ft.-2, blonde and female, we might have a little trouble."