Which Actress Did Julianne Moore Enjoy Kissing the Most?

Julianne Moore is an Oscar-winning actress who is best known for roles in movies such as The Hours, Still Alice, The Kids Are Alright, and Map of the Stars. Her trademark is in portraying strong female characters – who just so happen to be adulteresses. 

During her multi-decade acting career, Julianne Moore has kissed her fair share of both actors and actresses. While interviewing on Watch What Happens Live with Andy Cohen, Moore was asked who she enjoyed kissing the most out of three actresses – Ellen Page, Amanda Seyfried, or Annette Bening. Which did she choose? We have the answers.

Which actress did Julianne Moore enjoy kissing the most?

Of her three choices, Moore had a decidedly difficult time choosing. She stated that she enjoyed kissing all three of them, but eventually chose Ellen Page. Why? Julianne Moore said she chose Paige because she kissed her the most. 

What did Moore and Page star in together?

Julianne Moore and Ellen Page appeared in the 2015 film, Freeheld, together. The movie centers around Laurel Hester (played by Moore) and her domestic partner, Stacie Andree (played by Page). When Hester, who is a lieutenant with the New Jersey police, is diagnosed with terminal cancer, the couple fight to secure her pension benefits.

The film was rated a 6.5 out of 10 on IMDB, but critics had rather sharp things to say about it. One reviewer went so far as to say it was a “toe-curlingly embarrassing issue movie.”

What did Moore and Seyfried star in together?

Amanda Seyfried appears with Julianne Moore in the 2009 dramatic romance Chloe. When gynecologist Doctor Catherine Stewart (played by Moore) suspects her husband of cheating, she hires an escort named Chloe (played by Seyfried) to test how faithful he really is. Things take an unexpected turn, however, when the relationships shared between all three develop into an intense love triangle with all the points interconnected.

What did Moore and Bening star in together?

Julianne Moore and Annette Bening
Julianne Moore and Annette Bening | Christopher Polk/Getty Images for NBCUniversal)

Julianne Moore and Annette Bening appear together in 2010’s The Kids Are All Alright. The film is about a lesbian couple (Moore and Bening) who conceive two children through artificial insemination. The children become curious about who their biological father is, and track him down to bring them into their very non-traditional family. The biological father, by the way, is played by none other than Mark Ruffalo. 

Who else has Julianne Moore shared an onscreen kiss with?

Despite stating that she has “trouble kissing people,” Julianne Moore has shared numerous public kisses with her costars and fellow celebrities. The most famous of these, of course, were Ellen Page, Amanda Seyfried, and Annette Bening as discussed above. But who else has the fiery, bold redhead kissed on screen?

Moore’s very first onscreen kiss was with Steven Weber on As The World Turns, and she remembers just how nervous she was about it. “We had to kiss and we were really nervous! I can’t believe I’m going to say this but we actually practiced in the dressing room!”

In Laws of Attraction, Moore kissed Hollywood hunk Pierce Brosnan. Then, in an interview about her movie The Hours, Moore locked lips with the legendary Barbara Walters. Oh, and during the movie itself she kissed Toni Collette. Kristen Stewart shared a kiss with Moore during the New York Film Festival. Of course, there were also the kisses that Julianne Moore shared with both Alec Baldwin and Mark Ruffalo.

Julianne Moore
Julianne Moore | Anthony Harvey/Getty Images

Moore prefers kissing women

During several different interviews, Julianne Moore states that she prefers to kiss women onscreen than men. Voicing her preference, Moore states that women smell better, and that she is much more comfortable with them than with male actors.