40 Awesome Movie Soldiers

Aliens (1986)

The Soldier: Cpl. Dwayne Hicks

Up Against: Intergalactic xenomorphs that have taken over the colonised world LV-426. There, they’re proceeding to lay the entire planet to waste.

The Awesome: Hicks gets the job done. While everybody else is comparing muscle mass and mouthing off hysterically (we’re looking at you, Hudson), Hicks is quiet, efficient and aces with a gun. This is the guy you really want on your side when you’re battling acid-bleeding space bogies. Even if his first name is Dwayne.