Let's face it, any movie about an alien invasion is sure to be great. However, there's one major factor that can turn a great movie into an epic one: a badass female lead. There are dozens of action movies made featuring hot male leads and we love the eye candy, but nothing is better than seeing female-driven stories that basically prove that girls run the world.
In honor of Chloë Grace Moretz's character Cassie Sullivan in The 5th Wave (released in theatres this Friday), we are paying tribute to our favorite female characters that can kick some serious butt.
Did your faves make our list? Check it out!