Sign in. These are movies I highly recommend people watch. Maybe not the "greatest" films, technically speaking, but almost certainly some of my favorites.
One of the reasons - there's many - that Ocean's 8 has been so hyped up is not just because of who makes up the all-star cast but because it's a major Hollywood film being fronted by an all-female cast. In the year of you'd hope that this wouldn't be such a wild concept but the oft-backwards understanding of the movie industry is that 1 women cannot work well together, and 2 nobody will go and see a movie that doesn't have a man in the leading cast. These theories have been proven false time and time again, just like when Ocean's 8 - starring RihannaSandra Bullock and Anne Hathaway, to name a few - opened in the US with the biggest box office opening weekend of the franchise.
Dave Lizewski, an average teenager, wonders why no one has ever decided to become a real-life superhero like the ones in the comic books. After being mugged while a bystander watches and does nothing, he decides to become a real-life superhero. He buys a scuba suit on eBay as his costume and becomes a masked crime fighter, despite the fact he has no Superpowers or training of any kind.
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But who is the greatest kick-ass woman in science fiction? She was impressive in the first film, surviving her tussle with the Alien that killed the rest of her crew but it was in the second film that she showed herself to be a complete warrior. First she saves them, then she leads them — and then she goes into the Alien lair to rescue the little girl Newt, the place where the marines got slaughtered.
Ina teenage girl named River Tam crawled out of a box and started beating the crap out of everyone. She was waif-thin and never used a weapon, but could take out 20 bad guys — barefoot, handspringing, and cartwheeling off them like a human tornado. She was a fearsome badass, a force to be reckoned with, bodily proof that one should never underestimate girls.
Alex Parrish is the best in her class at Quantico. What a dragon lady. She has actually made a living out of beating people up, and for that matter, being the best at it.
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Including new movies with strong female leadsthe movies with the most kick-ass women rank among the greatest action movies of all time along with some of the best sci-fi films evermostly because the badass female characters in these movies really know how to bring on the pain. Falling primarily in the action and sci-fi genres, these movies with badass women put the heroines in unfathomable situations they have to kick, punch, blow up, and shoot their way out of. While many would argue that women don't get enough powerful roles in modern movies, don't tell that to these badass female movie characters!
In this, the year of our lord Captain Marvelit's still kind of surprising that action movies are seen as a genre not only dominated by male characters, but primarily sought out by female audiences. Wonder Woman broke box office recordsKill Bill remains a beloved cinema classicand Hanna was such a cult favorite that it got its own spin-off Amazon series just this year. And yet, some men are just gonna men. So in order to prove definitively that women not only kick butt in the action genre but also draw big ol' audiences across the gender spectrum to see them do it, here's a list of the 23 best action movies of all time that happen to star strong female characters.