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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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?

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