Who Are The Most Unconventional Leading Ladies?

Off the Beaten Path 1 of 18

You've seen it a million times:

  1. Conventionally gorgeous woman meets conventionally gorgeous man.
  2. Some sort of drama breaks out that causes friction between the likely pair.
  3. The problem is resolved, and the beautiful people live happily ever after.

The names, locations, and titles may change, but the basic story of Beautiful People with Cookie-Cutter Personalities Find Love and Eternal Bliss has been done a thousand times. Granted, I'm a sucker for a good BPCCPFLEB myself, and I would never hold it against you if you have a soft spot for them, too. But once in a while, it's nice to see something a little different on the big and small screens.

This gallery is a celebration of those leading ladies who don't necessarily fit the typical Hollywood mold of what a leading lady should be. Some are quirky and offbeat, while others have a bit of a mean streak; but the one thing they have in common is this: they remind us that not all women are alike, and sometimes it's more than acceptable to be exactly as awkward or sarcastic as we are.

First up: Who's That Girl?