Hero rank: #8 Ellen Ripley - Aliens (1986).
AFI's 100 Years... 100 Heroes and Villains is a list of the one-hundred greatest screen characters (fifty each in the hero and villain categories) as chosen by the American Film Institute. Out of the 50 Heroes listed, only 7 are female.
Which of these greatest female heroes is your favorite?
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