Top Ten Most Badass Female Movie Characters


The Top Ten

1 Ellen Ripley (Alien series) Ellen Ripley (Alien series) Ellen Louise Ripley is a fictional character and the protagonist of the Alien film series played by American actress Sigourney Weaver.

Ripley for the win!

She's Awesome - JPK

2 Katniss Everdeen (The Hunger Games series) Katniss Everdeen (The Hunger Games series) Katniss Everdeen is a fictional character and the protagonist of The Hunger Games trilogy by Suzanne Collins. She is portrayed by Jennifer Lawrence in the film adaptation franchise.


3 Princess Leia (Star Wars series) Princess Leia (Star Wars series) Princess Leia Organa, later known as General Leia Organa, is a fictional character in the Star Wars franchise, portrayed in films by Carrie Fisher.

Carrie Fisher really deserved a miracle recovery, not death at all. She was the perfect role of Princess Leia, wasn't she? Carrie Fisher really deserves a better fate than death, doesn't she?

Except for all the incest

Princess Leia all the way! (Violently busting Princess Anna of Aren-delle's stupid, ugly head as hard as possible) Take that, Princess Anna from Frozen!

Leia is a strong women, a great leader and an amazing princess. She should be first. She’s an idol for me and for many people.

Also, R.I.P. Carrie Fisher.

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4 The Bride (Kill Bill series)
5 Sarah Connor (The Terminator series) Sarah Connor (The Terminator series)

Just how is that Bow and arrow brat more bad ass than Sarah?

6 Black Widow (The Avengers) Black Widow (The Avengers)

"Hey sailor." Proceeds to kick ass

A million times more Bad ass than Bratness nevermean! And hotter too!

F-k Katniss

7 Park Nam-joo (The Host)
8 Mary O'Donnell (Don't Turn the Other Cheek)

She can beat about 20 Zapata soldiers with her bare hands. Now that's badass.

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9 Marge Gunderson (Fargo)
10 Susan Cooper (Spy)

The Contenders

11 Trinity (Matrix series)

Her amazing comeback such as "Dodge this." Or "Touch me, and that hand will never touch anything again."

12 Elizabeth Sherman (Hellboy II)
13 Hit-Girl (Kick-Ass series) Hit-Girl (Kick-Ass series) Hit-Girl is a fictional character appearing in the Kick-Ass series, published by Marvel Comics under the company's imprint Icon Comics.

The shootout at the bad guy's place is exactly choreographed identically to a scene from one of the Clint Eastwood "Dollars" movies, right down to the music. She is channeling "the Man with No Name", who Eastwood later revealed to be "The Angel of Death".

Most badass moment; this 11-year old girl appears at the bad guys' hideout in a schoolgirl outfit, and Enrico Morricone music starts playing in the background, so you feel it coming.
She calmly kills the 3 adult male guards, including an ice-cold finish shot.

Would take down ANY of the other females on this list who don't have some kind of Super Powers.

14 April O'Neil (Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles)
15 Alice (Resident Evil series)

That was a good one

16 Miho (Sin City)

Very cool film and Miho is really a badass!

17 Mikaela Banes (Transformers) Mikaela Banes (Transformers)

She may be eye candy, but she's useful eye candy. She rescued Sam and herself from the Secret Service, repaired Bumblebee mid-battle so he could fight, actively went undercover to infiltrate someplace, and saved Sam from a Pretender by ramming into it with her car.

I'll give Carly for standing up to Megatron, but that's pretty much all she was good for. - SourNote2014

Sorry about the Ninja Turtles item, it should be April O'Neil not just Megan Fox.

18 Clarice Starling (Silence of the Lambs)

Why Clarice is #62 in this list. She should be hightest rank in this list. She can beat a serial killer who skins his victims, confront another serial killer without lost her insanity and she's so smart and she have a tragical past of her life. She's the most badass female character.

19 Susan Murphy (Monsters vs. Aliens)
20 Leeloo (The Fifth Element)
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Top Remixes (8)

1. Katniss Everdeen (The Hunger Games series)
2. Princess Leia (Star Wars series)
3. Carolyn McAdams (Flight of the Navigator)
1. Katniss Everdeen (The Hunger Games series)
2. Black Widow (The Avengers)
3. Ellen Ripley (Alien series)
1. Ellen Ripley (Alien series)
2. Princess Leia (Star Wars series)
3. The Bride (Kill Bill series)

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