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The Top 7 Bad-Ass Babes of Cinema

by nathanbloch   September 24, 2008 at 8:08PM  |  Views: 1,024

There’s a lot to love about action films. The stupid plots, the predictable explosions, and – if you’re lucky – the bad-ass babes. The babes that wear the pants in the movie who shoot, maim and blow up anyone and everyone that gets in their way. Sometimes they’re killing blood-thirsty aliens, sometimes they’re giving much-needed spankings to naughty vampires. Wherever it is they’re aiming the smack-down, we love to watch it. Here are Spike’s Top 7 Bad-Ass Babes of Cinema.

7. Linda Hamilton – Terminator 2

Linda Hamilton isn’t going to win any awards for hottest babe, but she’s up there for the toughest. Here’s a broad who can kick an entire looney ward’s butt, face down against two terminators, and deal with a screechy Edward Furlong all at once. She knows how to fight, shoot and detonate pretty much anything, and about the only thing that could stop her is a Terminator – though it should be noted that two different models failed. Most men can’t do as many pull-ups as she does in T2, much less hold their own against Arnold Schwarzenegger. Props to Hamilton for keeping the machines in their place as servants to humankind.

6. Michelle Pfeiffer – Batman Returns

I’m not sure I’ve seen Michelle Pfeiffer look sexier than she did in Batman Returns. Here’s a hottie who can hold her own against the foulest lowlifes in Gotham, and probably the only person in the city who can take on Batman. You know you’re bad-ass when Batman has to stop what he’s doing and put time aside to fight you before he’s able to put in a full day’s work. And you know you’re sexy when you’re the only female in Gotham who can distract Batman without killing civilians or colluding with crime bosses. A few sexy strides along a roof top, a couple lashes of her whip, and it doesn’t matter what kind of rubber pajamas you wear in public. No man has a defense against that.

5. Angelina Jolie – Wanted

She drives fast cars, she shoots big guns, she kills bad men – by the dozen. Most polls report that she’s in the top 2 percentile of teachers men would like to learn from in the event they were recruited to become part of an ancient circle of assassins. She’s probably the only person you wouldn’t be discouraged by if she came up to you in the grocery store and informed you that you were about to be assassinated. Jolie also gets an honorable mention for her sexy bouts of tomb raiding in the Lara Croft films. Whether you put this lady in boots or arm her to the teeth, she’s liable to annihilate a man or two before she’s even revealed her weapon.

4. Anne Parillaud – La Femme Nikita

After felon Nikita is convicted yet again of robbery and murder, she is not sent away to jail, but instead trained as an international spy and assassin. It seems the secret services in France prefer to make lemonade out of lemons rather than waste a perfectly lethal criminal. Yes, it’s true, 75% of the time when a film needs to infuse murderers with pathos it features an assassin. But how often do we really get to explore the inner workings of French assassins? Or better yet, female French assassins? Well, Anne Parillaud is stunning and steely as both. If you don’t have a fetish for French films, watch this one and you will.

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