10 Most Courageous Heroines on the Big Screen

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Katniss Everdeen (Jennifer Lawrence) proves her courage in the first Hunger Games film and in Catching Fire she strengthens our belief that she could lead a rebellion in the third part of the franchise. See what other courageous heroines on the big screen in a ranking made by TotalFilm.

1. Jean Gray, X -Men

Heroine: A female mutant with psychic powers and the protégé of Professor X in the X -Men series of films created by Bryan Singer. Her moment of courage is when she saves the X Men at the end of the movie X – Men 2, by sacrificing herself.

2. Erin Brockovich, Erin Brockovich

Moment of courage: Erin is courageous on principle and almost everything she does is an act of courage – from the simple gesture to address a case over her powers to the gesture of visiting families who have suffered from chemical pollution.

3. Thelma and Louise, Thelma and Louise

Heroines: The best of friends Thelma (Geena Davis) and Louise (Susan Sarandon) embark on the adventure of their lives when Louise shoots a man who tries to rape Thelma in a parking lot.

Moment of courage: Following the tough confrontations at first, follows the sequence where they throw themselves of the cliffs at the end – the two girls know they have nowhere to run and do not want to disappear discreetly.

4. Katniss Everdeen, The Hunger Games

Moment of courage: The scene where she offers herself as a tribute to the Hunger Games to save her sister and when she is ready to eat a poisoned fruit at the end of games. A really tough girl.

5. Katana Sword Bride, Kill Bill

A former assassin, Uma Thurman appears here dressed completely in yellow. Moment of courage: When fighting with katana swords worries presented as “Crazy 88″ and manages to defeat them all, leaving behind a blood bath.

6. Nikita, Nikita

Heroine: A former drug addict, Nikita (Anne Parillaud) is transformed into the perfect assassin by a mysterious corporation. Acting in Paris, she becomes an undercover agent and assassin.

Moment of courage: the bravest moment is when Nikita concludes her dealings with the criminal corporation and throws her guns away. That takes guts.

7. Hit –Girl, Kick -Ass

Moment of courage: Taking a bullet in the chest is not called cowardice, but there is another scene, even more badass, in which Hit -Girl leads a raid on the headquarters of the villain D’Amico (Mark Strong), annihilating an entire army of bodyguards.

9. Marge Gunderson, Fargo

Heroine: The police chief in the town of Brainerd is a brave woman named Marge, successfully investigating a crime although she is seven months pregnant.

10. Gale Weathers, Scream

Cunning, ambitious, ruthless, Gale Weathers is exactly the kind of reporter that you need when a serial killer is on the loose – the type of reporter who does not give up without a fight.

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