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Poll: Hefty Heroines

It’s the girls turn now. Choose your Hefty Heroine. Let's narrow the field by looking at each actress’s most famous protagonist role. From this list of Plus-Sized Women in movies, who is your favorite?

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    America Ferrera in Real Women Have Curves (2002)

    Ana Garcia in "Real Women Have Curves" (America Ferrera)
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    John Travolta and Donna Pescow in Saturday Night Fever (1977)

    Annette in "Saturday Night Fever" (Donna Pescow)
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    Ernest Borgnine, Red Buttons, Stella Stevens, Shelley Winters, Jack Albertson, Carol Lynley, Pamela Sue Martin, and Eric Shea in The Poseidon Adventure (1972)

    Belle Rosen in "The Poseidon Adventure" (Shelley Winters-Photo Center)
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    Juanita Hall and John Kerr in South Pacific (1958)

    Bloody Mary in "South Pacific" (Juanita Hall) Suggested by horn-5
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    Johnny Depp and Darlene Cates in What's Eating Gilbert Grape (1993)

    Bonnie Grape in "What's Eating Gilbert Grape" (Darlene Cates)
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    Renée Zellweger and Hugh Grant in Bridget Jones's Diary (2001)

    Bridget Jones in "Bridget Jones Diary" (Renée Zellweger)
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    Marie Dressler and Madge Evans in Dinner at Eight (1933)

    Carlotta Vance in "Dinner at Eight" (Marie Dressler-Photo Left) Suggested by horn-5
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    Rosie O'Donnell in A League of Their Own (1992)

    Doris Murphy in "A League of Their Own" (Rosie O'Donnell)
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    Jennifer Hudson in Dreamgirls (2006)

    Effie White in "Dreamgirls" (Jennifer Hudson)
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    Rebel Wilson in Pitch Perfect (2012)

    Fat Amy in "Pitch Perfect" movies (Rebel Wilson)
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    "Georgy Girl" Lynn Redgrave 1966 Columbia Pictures

    Georgy in "Georgy Girl" (Lynn Redgrave)
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    Marianne Sägebrecht in Bagdad Cafe (1987)

    Jasmin Münchgstettner in "Bagdad Cafe" (Marianne Sägebrecht)
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    Mo'Nique in Phat Girlz (2006)

    Jazmin Biltmore in "Phat Girlz" (Mo'Nique) Suggested by hugobolso-1
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    Anouk Aimée, Elisabetta Catalano, Eddra Gale, Madeleine Lebeau, Sandra Milo, and Hazel Rogers in 8½ (1963)

    La Saraghina in "8 1/2" (Eddra Gale-Photo Left)
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    Daveigh Chase and Chris Sanders in Lilo & Stitch (2002)

    Lilo in "Lilo & Stitch" (Voiced by Daveigh Chase)
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    "She Done Him Wrong" Mae West 1933 Paramount

    Lady Lou in "She Done Him Wrong" (Mae West)
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    Henry Fonda and Jane Darwell in The Grapes of Wrath (1940)

    Ma Joad in "The Grapes of Wrath" (Jane Darwell)
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    Hattie McDaniel At the 1939 Oscars

    Mammy in "Gone with the Wind" (Hattie McDaniel) Suggested by tmaj48
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    Octavia Spencer in The Help (2011)

    Minny Jackson in "The Help" (Octavia Spencer) Suggested by Manya086
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    Queen Latifah in Chicago (2002)

    Matron Mama Morton in "Chicago" (Queen Latifah)
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    Christina Hendricks, Sterling Jerins, Natalie Precht, and Madison McGuire in Dark Places (2015)

    Patty Day in "Dark Places" (Christina Hendricks)
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    Gabourey Sidibe in Precious (2009)

    Precious in "Precious" (Gabourey Sidibe)
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    Oprah Winfrey in Beloved (1998)

    Sethe in "Beloved" (Oprah Winfrey)
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    Melissa McCarthy in Spy (2015)

    Susan Cooper in "Spy" (Melissa McCarthy)
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    Kathy Bates in About Schmidt (2002)

    Roberta Hertzel in "About Schmidt" (Kathy Bates)
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    Roseanne Barr in She-Devil (1989)

    Ruth Patchett in "She-Devil" (Roseanne Barr) Suggested by hugobolso-1
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    Amy Poehler and Phyllis Smith in Inside Out (2015)

    Sadness in "Inside Out" (Voiced by Phyllis Smith-Photo Right)
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    Divine, Debbie Harry, Ricki Lake, and Vitamin C in Hairspray (1988)

    Tracy Turnblad in "Hairspray (1988)" (Ricki Lake-Far Right)

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