2017 was a big year for women in Hollywood, both on and off the big screen: While we were watching acclaimed releases starring women like Wonder Woman, Lady Bird, and I, Tonya, behind the scenes, the industry's landscape was drastically evolving in the wake of numerous sexual assault scandals. The monumental changes the #MeToo movement has brought to the movie-making world will likely pave the way not just for more women in lead roles, but more female directors and producers, too. (We have to thank all the survivors who chose to shed light on the industry's injustices for that.)
That being said, we're incredibly excited about what women are bringing to the table (and a theater near you) this coming year. Here are ten movies that belong at the very top of your to-see list.