We’re fresh off the third viewing Rogue One: A Star Wars Story, watching Jyn Erso pretty much save the world. Nope, the galaxy.
It got us thinking, this year had some pretty kick-ass heroines.
From fearless Tris (Allegiant) to otherworldly Jaylah (Star Trek Beyond), fabulous femmes definitely had a moment on the big screen this year.
We know we know Rey from Star Wars: The Force Awakens can’t make the cut since the movie premiered two weeks before the start of 2016, so we’ll start with our other favorite female warrior:
Actress Felicity Jones gave us chills as the ultimate rebel, with her brooding and epic performance of a girl on the ultimate mission in the Rogue One: A Star Wars story. Her valor and her never-ending passion had us on the edge of our seats when we saw her take on her fair share of Storm Troopers and climb the tower, we knew it was going to be one of our favorite Star Wars films to date.