Top Ten Most Badass Female Movie Characters

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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.

Katniss should be number 1 - thalia_thatsme

Overrated

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.

Except for all the incest

Just how is Crapness Evertween more Badass than Organa, Sarah and Natasha?

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.

4 The Bride (Kill Bill)

Definitely number one! Did you see all the badass people she killed over two movies? Sometimes she would be fighting a whole room full and come out on top.

What? SHOULD BE ON #1! 111

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) Natalia Alianovna Romanoff, most known as Natasha Romanoff or the Black Widow, is a fictional superhero appearing in American comic books published by Marvel Comics. She is one of the most talented spies and assassins in the entire world and is a founding member of the Avengers. The character was created ...read more.

"Hey sailor." Proceeds to kick ass

That outfit is AWESOME! - PhoenixAura81

Fingers crossed for that BW movie.

F-k Katniss

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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.

My mistake. Zapata was a good guy. I should say Huerta soldiers. - SourNote2014

9 Marge Gunderson (Fargo)
10 Trinity (Matrix series)

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

The Contenders

11 Susan Cooper (Spy)
12 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.

13 Elizabeth Sherman (Hellboy II)
14 April O'Neil (Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles) April O'Neil (Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles) April O'Neil is a fictional character from the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles comics. She is the first human ally of the Turtles: Leonardo, Donatello, Raphael, and Michelangelo.
15 Alice (Resident Evil series)

That was a good one

16 Susan Murphy (Monsters vs. Aliens)
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 Carolyn McAdams (Flight of the Navigator)

Can't get much better than Sarah Jessica Parker on Flight of the Navigator as a NASA intern. - RockFashionista

19 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.

20 Miho (Sin City)

Very cool film and Miho is really a badass!

21 Snow White (Mirror, Mirror)
22 Hermione Granger - Harry Potter Hermione Granger - Harry Potter

In my opinion Hermione is the greatest wizard of her time...harry potter has a legacy and he managed to escape from dangers most of the times by luck but Hermione has no legacy her parents are 'muggles' I think and she is the best at spells how many times she saved harry...so my vote for Hermione Granger.

She's the brainy girl who knows every spell and was able to escape a Deatheater! And she's no pushover witch, either! She can fight!

awesome

23 Catwoman (Batman Returns) Catwoman (Batman Returns) Catwoman is a fictional character appearing in American comic books published by DC Comics, commonly in association with the superhero Batman.
24 Jane (Mission Impossible: Ghost Protocol)
25 Imperator Furiosa (Mad Max: Fury Road) Imperator Furiosa (Mad Max: Fury Road)

Badass with a nice ass

26 Leeloo (The Fifth Element)
27 Queen Elinor (Brave)
28 Selina Kyle (The Dark Knight Rises)
29 Rey (Star Wars: The Force Awakens) Rey (Star Wars: The Force Awakens) Rey is a fictional character in the Star Wars franchise, portrayed by British actress Daisy Ridley. First appearing as the central character in Star Wars: The Force Awakens, Rey is a scavenger who was left behind on the planet Jakku when she was a child, and later becomes involved with the Resistance's ...read more.
30 Eve Moneypenny (Skyfall)
31 Cassandra Anderson (Dredd)
32 Babydoll (Sucker Punch)
33 Adelita (A Bullet For The General)
34 Evelyn Salt (Salt)
35 Carolyn (Pitch Black)
36 Fox (Wanted)

Jolie in one of her best movies and she kicks ass in it.

37 Gamora (Guardians of the Galaxy) Gamora (Guardians of the Galaxy) Gamora is a fictional character appearing in American comic books published by Marvel Comics. Created by Jim Starlin, the character first appeared in Strange Tales #180.
38 Furiosa (Mad Max: Fury Road)
39 Emma Frost - X-Men Emma Frost - X-Men Emma Grace Frost is a fictional character appearing in American comic books published by Marvel Comics, most commonly in association with the X-Men . The character first appeared in Uncanny X-Men #129 (January 1980), and was created by writer Chris Claremont and artist/co-writer John Byrne . Emma Frost, ...read more.
40 Neytiri (Avatar)
41 Arwen Evenstar (Lord of the Rings trilogy)

First of all, she is immortal, but can die in battle.
In the first movie, she takes on the 9 Black Riders at the river ford, which are among the most powerful entities in existence, and literally washes them away [albeit temporarily].

She is immortal [at least at the beginning], and is a direct descendant of Luthien Tinuviel.

42 Foxy Brown (Foxy Brown)
43 Laura / X-23 (Logan)
44 Silk Spectre II (Watchmen)
45 Rita Vrataski (Edge of Tomorrow)
46 Marion Ravenwood (Indiana Jones series)
47 Cynthia (Night of the Creeps)
48 Coffy (Coffy)
49 Christie (Ninja III: The Domination)
50 Nancy Thompson (A Nightmare on Elm Street)
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