Entertainment The Best Female Characters In 2019  

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We’re ranking the best, raddest, and most awesome female characters in 2019. From unstoppable superheroes to unlikely crime bosses, this year’s featured a slew of great female characters. Some are from the Marvel Universe while others are literary icons.

While 2019 has seen its fair share of new faces, many of the year’s best new female characters are being portrayed by Academy Award-winning actresses. Jessica Chastain is set to play a grown-up version of Beverly Marsh in It: Chapter Two, and Sophie Turner is looking to spice things up as she reprises her role as Jean Grey in Dark Phoenix. There’s also Jo March from Little Women, and, of course, we can't forget the Brie Larson's awe-inspiring role as Carol Danvers in Captain Marvel. Who’s your favorite new female character?

Give the best roles a thumbs up to help them reach number one on this list.

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Sarah Connor is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Female Characters In 2019
Sarah Connor

Linda Hamilton is reprising her role as Sarah Connor in Terminator 6

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Wichita is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Female Characters In 2019
Wichita

Emma Stone is back as Wichita in Zombieland: Double Tap.

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Bernadette Fox is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Female Characters In 2019
Bernadette Fox

Oscar buzz is already swirling for Cate Blanchett, who is set to play the title character in Where'd You Go, Bernadette Fox.

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Jean Grey / Phoenix is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Female Characters In 2019
Jean Grey / Phoenix

Sophie Turner will take on the role of Jean Grey/Phoenix in the upcoming X-Men film, Dark Phoenix.

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Jo March is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Female Characters In 2019
Jo March

Saoirse Ronan takes on the role in Greta Gerwig's 2019 adaptation of Little Women.

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Dr. Anna Fox is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Female Characters In 2019
Dr. Anna Fox

Amy Adams plays Dr. Anna Fox in The Woman in the Window

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Charlie's Angels is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Female Characters In 2019
Charlie's Angels

The Charlie's Angels reboot will feature Kristen Stewart, Naomi Scott, and Ella Balinska.

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Beverly Marsh is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Female Characters In 2019
Beverly Marsh

The Losers Club is all grown up and Jessica Chastain is set to play Beverly Marsh in It: Chapter Two.

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Rey is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Female Characters In 2019
Rey

Daisy Ridley will reprise her role as Rey in the upcoming Star Wars: Episode IX.

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Kathy Brennan is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Female Characters In 2019
Kathy Brennan

Melissa McCarthey plays Kathy Brennan, a mom turned crime boss, in The Kitchen.

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Captain Marvel is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Female Characters In 2019
Captain Marvel

Brie Larson takes on the role of the title character in Captain Marvel.

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Adelaide Wilson / Red is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Female Characters In 2019
Adelaide Wilson / Red

Lupita Nyong'o plays Adelaide Wilson – and her evil counterpart Red – in Jordan Peele's Us.

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Rachael Morgan is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Female Characters In 2019
Rachael Morgan

In the World War II period piece The Aftermath, Kiera Knightley plays Rachael Morgan. 

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Tori Breyer is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Female Characters In 2019
Tori Breyer

Elizabeth Banks plays Tori Breyer, a mom whose son appears to be driven by evil, in Brightburn.