Film Great Movies About Furious Women Out for Revenge  

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They say "Hell hath no fury like a woman scorned," and that righteous rage is on full display in these movies about women getting revenge. The best movies about furious women out for revenge feature strong females seeking to right a wrong. This is a list of the greatest women revenge films including everything from Fatal Attraction to Eye for an Eye to Ex Machina.

What films will you find on this list of movies about vengeful women? In Kill Bill: Vol 1 and Vol. 2, Uma Thurman played a betrayed badass out to cross all the names of those who had wronged her off her list. Carrie follows a high school outcast whose supernatural powers help her wreak bloody havoc at prom. Other acclaimed films featured on this list include Misery, Thelma & Louise, and Hard Candy.

Which vengeful women movies are your favorites? Give the best films a thumbs up to vote them to the top of the list, and please add any good movies that are missing.

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Kill Bill Volume 1 is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Great Movies About Furious Women Out for Revenge
Uma Thurman, Lucy Liu, Quentin Tarantino Kill Bill: Volume 1 is a 2003 American martial arts film written and directed by Quentin Tarantino. the Bride, who swears revenge on a team of bad guys and their leader Bill after they try to ...more

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Kill Bill: Vol. 2 is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Great Movies About Furious Women Out for Revenge
Uma Thurman, David Carradine, Michael Madsen Kill Bill: Volume 2 is a 2004 American martial arts film written and directed by Quentin Tarantino. The bride (Uma Thurman) is attacked and left for dead at her own wedding by the Deadly Viper ...more

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Carrie is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Great Movies About Furious Women Out for Revenge
John Travolta, Sissy Spacek, Piper Laurie arrie is a 1976 American supernatural horror film based on Stephen King's first major 1974 novel of the same name. The film was directed by Brian De Palma and written by Lawrence D. Cohen. The ...more

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The Girl with the Dragon Tatto... is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Great Movies About Furious Women Out for Revenge
Siersha 2 added Noomi Rapace, Marika Lagercrantz, Lena Endre The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo is a 2009 Swedish drama thriller film based on the novel of the same name by Swedish author/journalist Stieg Larsson. It is the first book in the trilogy known as ...more

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I Spit on Your Grave is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Great Movies About Furious Women Out for Revenge
Siersha 2 added Camille Keaton, Richard Pace, Gunter Kleeman Day of the Woman is a controversial 1978 cult classic rape and revenge film. The film received a limited release, with a wider release in 1980. Prominent film critics condemned the film for its ...more

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Death Proof is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Great Movies About Furious Women Out for Revenge
Rose McGowan, Rosario Dawson, Kurt Russell This film is a 2007 American action-exploitation film written and directed by Quentin Tarantino. The film centers on a psychopathic stunt man, Stuntman Mike played by Kurt Russell, who stalks ...more

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Hard Candy is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Great Movies About Furious Women Out for Revenge
Ellen Page, Sandra Oh, Patrick Wilson Hard Candy is a 2005 vigilante thriller film focusing on the a 14-year-old female vigilante. The film was directed by David Slade, written by Brian Nelson, and starred Ellen Page and Patrick ...more

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Mad Max: Fury Road is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Great Movies About Furious Women Out for Revenge
Tom Hardy, Charlize Theron, Hugh Keays-Byrne Mad Max: Fury Road is a 2015 action film directed by George Miller. In a post apocalyptic desert wasteland where gasoline and water are scarce commodities, Max Rockatansky (Max Hardy) joins ...more

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Inglourious Basterds is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Great Movies About Furious Women Out for Revenge
Siersha 2 added Brad Pitt, Michael Fassbender, Diane Kruger Inglourious Basterds is a 2009 German-American war black comedy film written and directed by Quentin Tarantino and starring Brad Pitt, Christoph Waltz, Mélanie Laurent, Michael ...more

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Ex Machina is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Great Movies About Furious Women Out for Revenge
Alicia Vikander, Domhnall Gleeson, Oscar Isaac Ex Machina is a 2015 independent science fiction psychological thriller film directed by Alex Garland. A young programmer (Domhnall Gleeson) is selected to participate in a ground-breaking ...more

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La Femme Nikita is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Great Movies About Furious Women Out for Revenge
Anne Parillaud, Marc Duret, Patrick Fontana La Femme Nikita is a Canadian action/drama television series based on the French film Nikita by Luc Besson. The series was co-produced by Jay Firestone of Fireworks Entertainment and Warner ...more

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Let the Right One In is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Great Movies About Furious Women Out for Revenge
Lina Leandersson, Tom Ljungman, Philip Hersh Let the Right One In is a 2008 Swedish romantic horror film directed by Tomas Alfredson. A 12-year-old boy (Kåre Hedebrant) develops a friendship with a vampire child (Lina Leandersson) in ...more

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The Girl with the Dragon Tatto... is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Great Movies About Furious Women Out for Revenge
Daniel Craig, Rooney Mara, Robin Wright The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo is a 2011 Swedish-American mystery thriller film based on the novel of the same name by Stieg Larsson. This film adaptation was directed by David Fincher and ...more

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Batman Returns is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Great Movies About Furious Women Out for Revenge
Siersha 2 added Michelle Pfeiffer, Christopher Walken, Danny DeVito Batman Returns is a 1992 American superhero film, directed and produced by Tim Burton, based upon the Batman character appearing in comics published by DC Comics. It is the second installment of ...more

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Sin City is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Great Movies About Furious Women Out for Revenge
Jessica Alba, Bruce Willis, Mickey Rourke Sin City is a 2005 American neo-noir thriller anthology film written, produced, and directed by Frank Miller and Robert Rodriguez. It is based on Miller's eponymous graphic novel Sin City. Much ...more

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Thelma & Louise is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Great Movies About Furious Women Out for Revenge
Brad Pitt, Susan Sarandon, Geena Davis Thelma & Louise is a 1991 American film, written by Callie Khouri and directed by Ridley Scott. It stars Geena Davis as Thelma and Susan Sarandon as Louise, two friends who embark on a road ...more

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I Spit on Your Grave is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Great Movies About Furious Women Out for Revenge
Sarah Butler, Andrew Howard, Tracey Walter I Spit on Your Grave is a 2010 American rape and revenge horror film, and a remake of the controversial 1978 cult film Day of the Woman. It was directed by Steven R. Monroe, and stars Sarah ...more

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Fatal Attraction is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Great Movies About Furious Women Out for Revenge
Glenn Close, Michael Douglas, Jane Krakowski This film is a 1987 American psychological thriller film directed by Adrian Lyne and starring Michael Douglas, Glenn Close, and Anne Archer. The film centers on a married Manhattan man who has a ...more

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The Craft is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Great Movies About Furious Women Out for Revenge
Siersha 2 added Neve Campbell, Robin Tunney, Christine Taylor The Craft is a 1996 American supernatural thriller film directed by Andrew Fleming and starring Robin Tunney, Fairuza Balk, Neve Campbell, and Rachel True. The film's plot centers on a group of ...more

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Descent is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Great Movies About Furious Women Out for Revenge
Siersha 2 added Rosario Dawson, Spencer Grammer, Vanessa Ferlito Descent is a 2007 American thriller film directed by Talia Lugacy and produced by and starring Rosario Dawson.

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Revenge is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Great Movies About Furious Women Out for Revenge
Matilda Lutz, Kevin Janssens, Vincent Colombe Revenge is a 2017 French revenge horror film directed by Coralie Fargeat. After being assaulted by three married men and left for dead, a young woman (Matilda Lutz) returns with revenge on her

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9 to 5 is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Great Movies About Furious Women Out for Revenge
Siersha 2 added Jane Fonda, Dolly Parton, Lily Tomlin 9 to 5 is a 1980 American comedy film written by Patricia Resnick and Colin Higgins, directed by Higgins, and starring Jane Fonda, Lily Tomlin, Dolly Parton, and Dabney Coleman. The film ...more

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Lucy is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Great Movies About Furious Women Out for Revenge
Scarlett Johansson, Morgan Freeman, Analeigh Tipton Lucy is a 2014 English-language French science fiction action film written and directed by Luc Besson and produced by his wife Virginie Silla for his company Europacorp. The film was shot in ...more

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Hanna is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Great Movies About Furious Women Out for Revenge
Cate Blanchett, Eric Bana, Saoirse Ronan Hanna is a 2011 action thriller film that contains prominent fairy tale elements, directed by Joe Wright. The film stars Saoirse Ronan as the title character, a girl raised in the wilderness of ...more

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Resident Evil is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Great Movies About Furious Women Out for Revenge
Milla Jovovich, Michelle Rodriguez, Jason Isaacs Resident Evil is a 2002 German-British-French science fiction horror film written and directed by Paul W. S. Anderson. The film stars Milla Jovovich and Michelle Rodriguez. It is the first ...more

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True Grit is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Great Movies About Furious Women Out for Revenge
Siersha 2 added Jeff Bridges, Matt Damon, Josh Brolin True Grit is a 2010 American Revisionist Western film directed by the Coen brothers, based on the 1968 novel by Charles Portis. A stubborn teenager (Hailee Steinfeld) enlists the help of a tough ...more

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Foxy Brown is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Great Movies About Furious Women Out for Revenge
Siersha 2 added Pam Grier, Sid Haig, Peter Brown Foxy Brown is a 1974 American blaxploitation film written and directed by Jack Hill. It stars Pam Grier as the title character, described by one character as "a whole lot of woman" who ...more

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Misery is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Great Movies About Furious Women Out for Revenge
Lauren Bacall, Kathy Bates, James Caan Misery is a 1990 American psychological thriller film based on Stephen King's 1987 novel of the same name and starring James Caan, Kathy Bates, Lauren Bacall, Richard Farnsworth, and Frances ...more

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Lady Snowblood is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Great Movies About Furious Women Out for Revenge
Siersha 2 added Meiko Kaji, Kō Nishimura, Miyoko Akaza Lady Snowblood is a 1973 Japanese film directed by Toshiya Fujita and starring Meiko Kaji. It is based on a manga called Shurayukihime. It is the story of Yuki, a woman who seeks vengeance upon ...more

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Peppermint is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Great Movies About Furious Women Out for Revenge
Jennifer Garner, John Gallagher Jr., John Ortiz Peppermint is a 2018 American action thriller film directed by Pierre Morel. When the husband and daughter of Riley North (Jennifer Garner) are killed in a drive-by shooting by members of a ...more

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I Spit on Your Grave 2 is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Great Movies About Furious Women Out for Revenge
Siersha 2 added Kacey Barnfield, Valentine Pelka, Joe Absolom I Spit on Your Grave 2 is a 2013 American rape and revenge horror film directed by Steven R. Monroe, who directed its predecessor, I Spit on Your Grave—which was based on Meir Zarchi's 1978 film ...more

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What Ever Happened to Baby Jan... is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Great Movies About Furious Women Out for Revenge
Siersha 2 added Bette Davis, Joan Crawford, Robert Aldrich What Ever Happened to Baby Jane? is a 1962 American psychological thriller film produced and directed by Robert Aldrich, starring Bette Davis and Joan Crawford about an actress who holds her ...more

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Audition is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Great Movies About Furious Women Out for Revenge
Siersha 2 added Eihi Shiina, Renji Ishibashi, Ren Osugi Audition is a 1999 Japanese psychological horror-drama film, directed by Takashi Miike and starring Ryo Ishibashi and Eihi Shiina. It is based on a Ryu Murakami novel of the same title, from a ...more

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The Quick and the Dead is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Great Movies About Furious Women Out for Revenge
Siersha 2 added Leonardo DiCaprio, Sharon Stone, Russell Crowe This film is a 1995 western film directed by Sam Raimi and starring Sharon Stone, Gene Hackman, Russell Crowe and Leonardo DiCaprio. The story focuses on "The Lady", a gunfighter who ...more

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Unforgiven is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Great Movies About Furious Women Out for Revenge
Siersha 2 added Clint Eastwood, Morgan Freeman, Gene Hackman Unforgiven is a 1992 American Western film produced and directed by Clint Eastwood with a screenplay written by David Webb Peoples. The film portrays William Munny, an aging outlaw who takes on ...more

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Female Prisoner #701: Scorpion is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Great Movies About Furious Women Out for Revenge
Siersha 2 added Meiko Kaji, Isao Natsuyagi, Akemi Negishi Female Convict 701: Scorpion is a film made by Toei Company in 1972. It stars Meiko Kaji and was Shunya Itō's first film as a director. The film is based on a comic by Tōru Shinohara. It is a ...more

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Chocolate is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Great Movies About Furious Women Out for Revenge
Michael Cahill added JeeJa Yanin, Hiroshi Abe, Phongphat Wachirabanjong Chocolate, also known as Zen, Warrior Within, is a 2008 Thai martial arts film starring Yanin "Jeeja" Vismistananda in her debut film performance. It is directed by Prachya Pinkaew, ...more

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Eye for an Eye is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Great Movies About Furious Women Out for Revenge
Sally Field, Kiefer Sutherland, Ed Harris Eye for an Eye is a 1996 American crime thriller film directed by John Schlesinger, written by Rick Jaffa and Amanda Silver. The film stars Sally Field, Kiefer Sutherland, Ed Harris, Beverly ...more

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She-Devil is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Great Movies About Furious Women Out for Revenge
Siersha 2 added Meryl Streep, Roseanne Barr, Linda Hunt She-Devil is a 1989 American dark comedy film directed by Susan Seidelman and written by Barry Strugatz and Mark R. Burns. It stars Meryl Streep, Ed Begley, Jr. and Roseanne Barr in her film ...more

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The Whore is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Great Movies About Furious Women Out for Revenge
Siersha 2 added The Whore Jørgen Langhelle, Minken Tveitan, Rudy Claes The Whore is a Norwegian comedy-horror film directed by Reinert Kiil and starring Jørgen Langhelle.

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She Killed in Ecstasy is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Great Movies About Furious Women Out for Revenge
Crassus6 added Jesús Franco, Soledad Miranda, Horst Tappert She Killed in Ecstasy is a 1971 West German-Spanish film directed by Jesús Franco. The film's plot borrows elements from previous Franco films Miss Muerte and Venus in Furs. The film's ...more

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Serial Mom is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Great Movies About Furious Women Out for Revenge
Siersha 2 added Joan Rivers, Kathleen Turner, Suzanne Somers Serial Mom is a 1994 American dark comedy film written and directed by John Waters, starring Kathleen Turner as the title character, Sam Waterston as her husband, and Ricki Lake and Matthew ...more

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Extremities is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Great Movies About Furious Women Out for Revenge
Siersha 2 added Farrah Fawcett, Alfre Woodard, Diana Scarwid Extremities is a 1986 film starring Farrah Fawcett, Alfre Woodard, Diana Scarwid and James Russo. It was adapted from the successful, yet controversial, 1982 off-Broadway play of the same name ...more

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Ms. 45 is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Great Movies About Furious Women Out for Revenge
Siersha 2 added Zoë Tamerlis Lund, Jack Thibeau, Peter Yellen Ms. 45, also known as Angel of Vengeance, is a 1981 American low-budget exploitation film directed by Abel Ferrara and starring Zoë Tamerlis Lund. Inspired by films such as 1973's Thriller ...more

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A Girl Walks Home Alone at Nig... is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Great Movies About Furious Women Out for Revenge
Marshall Manesh, Mozhan Marnò, Dominic Rains A Girl Walks Home Alone at Night is a 2014 American film directed by Ana Lily Amirpour. Tagged as "The first Iranian vampire Western", it was chosen to show in the "Next" ...more

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The First Wives Club is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Great Movies About Furious Women Out for Revenge
Siersha 2 added Sarah Jessica Parker, Goldie Hawn, Heather Locklear The First Wives Club is a 1996 comedy film, based on the best-selling 1992 novel of the same name by Olivia Goldsmith. Narrated by Diane Keaton, it stars Keaton, Goldie Hawn, and Bette Midler as ...more

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Sympathy for Lady Vengeance is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Great Movies About Furious Women Out for Revenge
Siersha 2 added Lee Young-ae, Song Kang-Ho, Choi Min-sik Sympathy for Lady Vengeance is a 2005 South Korean film by director Park Chan-wook. In North America and parts of Europe, the film has been screened under the title Lady Vengeance. The film is ...more

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They Call Her One Eye (1973, S... is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Great Movies About Furious Women Out for Revenge
Siersha 2 added They Call Her One Eye (1973, Swedish Film)

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Hush… Hush, Sweet Charlotte is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Great Movies About Furious Women Out for Revenge
Siersha 2 added Bette Davis, Joan Crawford, Olivia de Havilland Hush... Hush, Sweet Charlotte is a 1964 American thriller film directed and produced by Robert Aldrich, and starring Bette Davis, Olivia de Havilland, Joseph Cotten, and Agnes Moorehead, as well ...more

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Medea is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Great Movies About Furious Women Out for Revenge
Siersha 2 added Udo Kier, Kirsten Olesen, Baard Owe Medea is a 1988 drama film directed by Lars von Trier. Based on the ancient Greek tragedy written by Euripides, it was written by Carl Theodor Dreyer, Preben Thomsen and Lars von Trier.