There’s still a long way to go to make the entertainment industry less white, les cis and less able-bodied. However, we’re still grateful for the strong female characters in film who showed us that leading roles aren’t just for ‘boys’ and that not all heroes are male.
In honor of International Women’s Day we celebrate that women are fighters, brave in battle, and stand up against justice both in real life and in film. Looking for more strong female characters in your life? Click through our photo gallery above to find them!