Ladies Who Pack a Punch: Our Favorite Butt-Kicking Women

From Chloe Moretz in Kick-Ass 2 to Jennifer Lawrence in The Hunger Games, these fierce femmes bring the pain (28 Photos)

Tom DiChiara on Mar 21, 2014 at 11:02AM

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Ladies Who Pack a Punch: Our Favorite Butt-Kicking Women

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Kate Beckinsale in the 'Underworld' Films

Kate Beckinsale doesn't play a superhero in 2003's Underworld and its sequels (2006's Underworld: Evolution and 2012's Underworld: Awakening, in theaters now); she's a vampire engaged in a 1,000-year-old war against Lycans (that's a fancy name for werewolves) -- but that doesn't stop her from wearing the female superhero uniform of full-body black leather. Despite the outfit, Beckinsale's Selene moves quite spryly, leaping tall buildings in a single bound, engaging werewolves in hand-to-hand combat, and employing every manner of weapon at her disposal in her fight. The most hardcore thing about Selene, however, is that despite having a hatred of Lycans drilled into her from birth, she fell in love with one (played by Scott Speedman) anyway.

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