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Poll: I Am Woman, Hear Me Roar!

Sunday, 8 March, is International Women's Day, and all of March is Women's History Month in the U.S., the U.K., and Australia. Which of the following female characters, some fictional but many based on real women, best represents women's liberation and the progress made?

Discuss here.

(All of these characters are adults; for a related poll of trailblazing girls, vote here.)

Results of 1,770 votes:

  1. 1.

    Jodie Foster in The Silence of the Lambs (1991)

     
    Clarice Starling (The Silence of the Lambs, 1991)
  2. 2.

    Sigourney Weaver in Alien³ (1992)

     
    Ellen Ripley (from the Alien movies)
  3. 3.

    Rooney Mara in The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo (2011)

     
    Lisbeth Salander (The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo, 2011)

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