Top 10 Best Femme Fatales

As the the title indicates, who is your favorite badass female character in pop culture media? Take note that this list includes only FICTIONAL ICONS and not real ones.
The Top Ten
Nina Williams (Tekken) Nina Williams is a fictional character from Namco's Tekken fighting game series. A cold-blooded Irish professional assassin, Nina made her first appearance in Tekken, the original game in the series She is one of four playable characters to appear in all main installments in the series and the only ...read more.
Catherine Tramell (Basic Instinct)
Suzanne Stone (To Die For)
Claire Underwood (House of Cards)
Azula (Avatar: The Last Airbender/The Legend Of Aang) Princess Azula is a fictional character and antagonist of Nickelodeon's animated television series Avatar: The Last Airbender.

OH HELL YEAH! Azula is everything a villain should be: cold blooded, diabolical, persuasive, and manipulative. She can convince the world that genocide is good within 3 sentences. THIS is a good villain. Definitely deserves to be on the list.

Ultimecia (Final Fantasy Series)

Ultimecia will ruin your life and scar your mind before you were even born, before it ever happens. By the time you have come to exist, she will destroy U. Still, you want her. Bad. The body! The outfit! Her natural appeal and sense of style rank at or above that of the series's most beloved male villains. Her boss fight is one of the most dangerous of the series. ALL SHALL LOVE HER AND DESPAIR.

Bridget Gregory (The Last Seduction)
Jane Smith (Mr. and Mrs. Smith)
Nikita (La Femme Nikita)
Meredith Johnson (Disclosure)
The Contenders
Amy Dunne (Gone Girl)
Kerrigan (Starcraft Series)

Kerrigan, first turned into an almost Godlike power by the zerg, takes her waves of forces and conquers most of the known universe. Spoiler: through insight into the future, we can see that she is also destined to use her powers to save the universe from complete annihilation. that's pretty damn bad ass.

Kerrigan just holds it down in every single way. She becomes infected by the Zerg, and rules them with ease soon after. Starcraft so far has been the galaxy vs Kerrigan. And from the most part, Kerrigan wins.

She's the bloody queen bitch of the universe! What more can be said? You don't get more badass than that. Kerrigan is, in many ways, the ultimate antagonist. She's hot as hell despite her disfigurements, and never loses her cool. AWESOME OVERLOAD.

Lara Croft (Tomb Raider) Lara Croft is a fictional character and the protagonist of the Square Enix video game franchise Tomb Raider.

Lara Croft should be number 1 on the list because she's bad ass! She's also the sexiest character ever played with on video games with her sexy wetsuits and other outfits!

Lara Croft is the best :D

Sylvannas Windrunner (Warcraft Series)
Akasha (Queen Of the Damned)
Asajj Ventress (Star Wars: The Clone Wars) Asajj Ventress is a fictional character from the Star Wars franchise during the Clone Wars, appearing in the Clone Wars micro-series, and in The Clone Wars film and television series.

Ventress is a Dark Jedi, and one of Count Dooku's Force-attuned apprentices and assassins. She is a powerful warrior with exceptional combat abilities, and desires most of all to join the Sith order. She has many distinctive Sith tattoos and wields dual curved red lightsabers. Her lightsabers can attach together at the hilt, forming a double bladed weapon with a curve in the middle.

Ventress' back story is explained in "Hate and Fear", a story from the Star Wars: Republic comic book series. She hails from the planet of Rattatak, and is the daughter of farmers. From a young age, she endures cruel whippings that begin when warlord Osika Kirske kills her parents. Ventress barely escapes with her life and encounters the Jedi Master Ky Narec, who had crashed on Rattatak. Narec and Ventress are both hunted by Kirske, and so he trains her in the ways of the Jedi so she can defend herself. Kirske kills Narec before Ventress can become a full-fledged Jedi, however. She ...more

Ada Wong (Resident Evil 2 & 4) Ada Wong is a fictional character in the Resident Evil horror franchise by Capcom. She is a mysterious and ambiguous antihero figure, working for the series' villains but also helping the protagonist Leon S. Kennedy.

A woman of Asian descent, Ada is a cunning and formidable secret agent.

Ada Wong is first mentioned in Resident Evil, in a letter written by a dying researcher, named John. She makes her first appearance in Resident Evil 2, secretly working as a spy for an unnamed company to recover a sample of the G-virus. Ada poses as a bystander who is searching for her missing boyfriend, John, when she meets Leon S. Kennedy. Her secret agenda is exposed, but she is seriously wounded by William Birkin and the Tyrant T-103. An epilogue in Resident Evil 3, as well as a fictional documentary in Code: Veronica confirm that Ada survived the ordeal. The Umbrella Chronicles later retell the specific events of her survival.

Her next appearance was in Resident Evil 4, where she assists Leon in his mission to rescue the new President's daughter Ashley Graham, although her true objective is to obtain a sample of the Las Plagas parasites for Wesker. Ada appeared in the sub-scenario "Assignment: ...more

Black Rock Shooter (Black Rock Shooter)
S.H.O.D.A.N. (System Shock)

SHODAN (Sentient Hyper-Optimized Data Access Network) is a fictional artificial intelligence and the main antagonist of the cyberpunk first-person shooter/role-playing games System Shock and System Shock 2. She is voiced by game writer and designer Terri Brosius.

She is characterized by her megalomania and chaotic, discordant speech. Her words are accompanied by stuttering, fluctuating voice pitch, shifts of timbre, and the presence of three voices speaking the same words with the constituent voices alternately lagging behind and leading ahead, as well as computer glitches resembling a sound card malfunction.

" Look at you, hacker. A pathetic creature of meat and bone, panting and sweating as you run through my corridors. How can you challenge a perfect, immortal machine? "

Bayonetta (Bayonetta)
Anna Williams (Tekken)

She is seductive, flirtatious, sophisticated but dangerous. That's the essence of a femme fatale... However my preference goes to her sister.

Samus Aran (Metroid Series) Samus Aran is the protagonist of the Metroid science fiction action-adventure game series by Nintendo.
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.
Cortana (Halo Series)

Cortana is a fictional artificially intelligent (AI) character in Bungie's Halo video game series. Voiced by Jen Taylor, she appears in Halo: Combat Evolved and its sequels, Halo 2 and Halo 3, as well the novels Halo: The Flood, Halo: The Fall of Reach, Halo: First Strike, and Halo: Ghosts of Onyx. During gameplay, Cortana provides backstory and tactical information to the player, who assumes the role of the Master Chief. In the story, she is instrumental in preventing the activation of the Halo installations, which would have destroyed all sentient life in the galaxy.

Cortana's original design was based on the Egyptian queen Nefertiti; the character's holographic representation always takes the form of a woman. Taylor, despite her extensive voice acting for video games, is not a gamer; she described portraying Cortana as challenging, due to the character's lack of a physical form.

Queen Myrah (Gears of War Series)

The ruthless, badass queen of the Locust horde, a savage species in humane species. She is a female locust, though looks extremely human.
The species she commands has very ugly, evil and inhumane beings. She is worshiped and has had two right-hand men: General RAAM and Skorge. Both being almost equally evil

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