The Fiercest Action Heroines to Grace the Big Screen

Beat-downs, mob fights, saving the world - these heroines do it all and more for the big screen.

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Gadot's breakout performance in "Wonder Woman" proved D.C. could actually get it right after lackluster reviews dogged "Superman vs. Batman"
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EMPTY_CAPTION"Get away from her you B--ch!" You don't mess with Ripley. The aliens learned that simple fact the hard way.
Thor may have been the titular hero in "Thor: Ragnarok," but he had a little help from some super powered friends, including Thompson who proved every bit his equal as an ally after capturing the fallen Avenger.
Thurman slashed her way through a bloody tale of revenge in both "Kill Bill" and it's sequel.
Why haven't we seen a standalone Black Widow film yet? We're waiting.
Before the current reboot cast a new generation of mutants, Berry first took on the mantle of the X-men's Storm.
She may have started as a damsel in distress at the beginning of "The Terminator," but by the time the sequel came along Sarah Conner was more than capable of defending herself against killer robots from the future.
Lawrence's portrayal of the main protagonist, Katniss Everdeen, brought to life the science fiction dystopian adventure films based on The Hunger Games trilogy of novels.
Jolie has a long list of action credits on her resume, including that of Fox, a member of a secret society of assassins that takes its orders from Fate itself.
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The films follow Alice (Milla Jovovich), a character created for the films, who battles the Umbrella Corporation, whose bioweapons have triggered a zombie apocalypse.
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Who thought the undead could look this good. Underworld tells the story of Selene (Kate Beckinsale), a vampire who works as a Death Dealer, killing the lycans who allegedly slaughtered her family.
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When alien sea monsters called Kaiju emerge from an interdimensional portal at the bottom of the Pacific Ocean and wreak havoc upon coastal cities along the Ring of Fire humanity responds by constructing massive robotic machines called Jaegers to combat the Kaiju threat. Kikuchi is among the heroes who suit up to save the world from destruction.
Focus Features
When an undercover MI6 agent is sent to Berlin during the Cold War to investigate the murder of a fellow agent and recover a missing list of double agents, things go really bad really quickly.
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