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Poll: Favorite Movie Heroine of 2017

Although women fill less than one third of speaking roles and represent less than one third of named characters in movies, cinematic history has still given us several strong and memorable female protagonists and 2017 was one of cinema's better years. To celebrate the emergence of more bold, brave women and girls, which of these heroines from 2017 is your favorite?

After voting, discuss, or see guidelines for inclusion, here.

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    Scarlett Johansson in Ghost in the Shell (2017)

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    Frances McDormand in Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri (2017)

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    Carrie Fisher in Star Wars: Episode VIII - The Last Jedi (2017)

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    Brie Larson in Kong: Skull Island (2017)

    Mason Weaver from Kong: Skull Island
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    Saoirse Ronan in Lady Bird (2017)

    Christine "Lady Bird" McPherson from Lady Bird
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    Jessica Chastain in The Zookeeper's Wife (2017)

    Antonina Zabinska from The Zookeeper's Wife
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    Salma Hayek in Beatriz at Dinner (2017)

    Beatriz from Beatriz at Dinner
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    Emma Watson in Beauty and the Beast (2017)

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    Emma Stone in Battle of the Sexes (2017)

    Billie Jean King from Battle of the Sexes
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    Katherine Waterston in Alien: Covenant (2017)

    Daniels from Alien: Covenant
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    Octavia Spencer in Hidden Figures (2016)

    Dorothy Vaughan from Hidden Figures
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    Sally Hawkins in The Shape of Water (2017)

    Elisa Esposito from The Shape of Water
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    Michelle Williams in All the Money in the World (2017)

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    Zaira Wasim in Secret Superstar (2017)

    Insia from Secret Superstar
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    Karla Dyson from Kidnap
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    Taraji P. Henson in Hidden Figures (2016)

    Katherine G. Johnson from Hidden Figures
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    Meryl Streep in The Post (2017)

    Katharine "Kay" Graham from The Post
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    Diane Kruger in Aus dem Nichts (2017)

    Katja from In the Fade
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    Dafne Keen in Logan (2017)

    Laura from Logan
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    Charlize Theron in Atomic Blonde (2017)

    Lorraine Broughton from Atomic Blonde
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    Sareum Srey Moch in First They Killed My Father (2017)

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    Daniela Vega in Una Mujer Fantástica (2017)

    Marina Vidal from A Fantastic Woman
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    Karen Gillan in Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle (2017)

    Martha/Ruby Roundhouse from Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle
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    Janelle Monáe in Hidden Figures (2016)

    Mary Jackson from Hidden Figures
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    Sally Hawkins in Maudie (2016)

    Maud Lewis from Maudie
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    Kristen Stewart in Personal Shopper (2016)

    Maureen from Personal Shopper
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    Sharon Stone and Christina Moore in Running Wild (2017)

    Meredith Parish from Running Wild
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    Brooklynn Prince in The Florida Project (2017)

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    Elizabeth Olsen in Wind River (2017)

    Natalie from Wind River
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    The Breadwinner (2017)

    Parvana from The Breadwinner
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    Danielle Macdonald in Patti Cake$ (2017)

    Patti from Patti Cakes
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    Daisy Ridley in Star Wars: Episode VIII - The Last Jedi (2017)

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    Cara Delevingne in Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets (2017)

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    Tessa Thompson in Thor: Ragnarok (2017)

    Valkyrie from Thor: Ragnarok
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    Gal Gadot in Wonder Woman (2017)

    Wonder Woman / Diana from Wonder Woman and Justice League