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

chime in now
  • 10 of 28

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

Columbia Pictures

    Loading slides...

Rooney Mara in 'The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo'

How does Rooney Mara's no-nonsene computer hacker Lisbeth Salander kick butt in 2011's The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo? Let us count the ways. One: She has more tattoos and piercings than all the members of a punk-rock band put together. Two: She's extremely skilled at exacting revenge (just ask her sexually perverse "guardian"). Three: After teaming up with Daniel Craig's disgraced journalist Mikhael Blomkqvist to solve a decades-old mystery, she basically makes Daniel her sex slave -- and saves the day. Any objections to calling her a badass?

Connect with Us
Follow Our Pins

Yummy recipes, DIY projects, home decor, fashion and more curated by iVillage staffers.

Follow Our Tweets

The very dirty truth about fashion internships... DUN DUN @srslytheshow http://t.co/wfewf

On Instagram

Behind-the-scenes pics from iVillage.

Best of the Web