30 of the Strongest Female Leads in Movies

Taraji P. Henson

When it comes to watching your favorite movie, who’s taking the lead? There are so many actors that hit the big screen that inspire, motivate and pick at your curiosity. With each new scene that plays before you, you’re entering a new world created by them.

But what happens when the lead is played by a woman? Apparently, magical things! Women actresses can redefine any movie without ever lifting their manicured finger. The women listed below are icons when directors cast them as the female lead. Ready to take a look? Let’s gooo!