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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
Kill Bill: Vol. 1 Uma Thurman, Lucy Liu, Quentin Tarantino Kill Bill: Vol. 1 is a 2003 action film written and directed by Quentin Tarantino.

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Carrie is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Great Movies About Furious Women Out for Revenge
Carrie John Travolta, Sissy Spacek, Piper Laurie Carrie 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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Hard Candy is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Great Movies About Furious Women Out for Revenge
Hard Candy Ellen Page, Sandra Oh, Patrick Wilson Hard Candy is a 2005 vigilante thriller film focusing on the torture of a suspected sexual predator by a 14-year-old female vigilante. The film was directed by David Slade, written by Brian ...more

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Kill Bill: Vol. 2 is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Great Movies About Furious Women Out for Revenge
Kill Bill: Vol. 2 Uma Thurman, David Carradine, Michael Madsen

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The Craft is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Great Movies About Furious Women Out for Revenge
Siersha 2 added The Craft 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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Misery is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Great Movies About Furious Women Out for Revenge
Misery 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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Inglourious Basterds is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Great Movies About Furious Women Out for Revenge
Siersha 2 added Inglourious Basterds 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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I Spit on Your Grave is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Great Movies About Furious Women Out for Revenge
Siersha 2 added I Spit on Your Grave 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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9 to 5 is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Great Movies About Furious Women Out for Revenge
Siersha 2 added 9 to 5 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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Mad Max: Fury Road is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Great Movies About Furious Women Out for Revenge
Mad Max: Fury Road 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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The Girl with the Dragon Tatto... is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Great Movies About Furious Women Out for Revenge
Siersha 2 added The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo 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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Batman Returns is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Great Movies About Furious Women Out for Revenge
Siersha 2 added Batman Returns 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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Thelma & Louise is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Great Movies About Furious Women Out for Revenge
Thelma & Louise Brad Pitt, Susan Sarandon, Geena Davis Thelma & Louise is a 1991 American crime drama film, written by Callie Khouri and directed by Ridley Scott. It stars Geena Davis as Thelma and Susan Sarandon as Louise, two friends who ...more

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Death Proof is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Great Movies About Furious Women Out for Revenge
Death Proof Rose McGowan, Rosario Dawson, Kurt Russell Death Proof 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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What Ever Happened to Baby Jan... is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Great Movies About Furious Women Out for Revenge
Siersha 2 added What Ever Happened to Baby Jane? 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) 16 on the list Great Movies About Furious Women Out for Revenge
Siersha 2 added Audition 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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I Spit on Your Grave is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Great Movies About Furious Women Out for Revenge
I Spit on Your Grave 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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Let the Right One In is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Great Movies About Furious Women Out for Revenge
Let the Right One In Lina Leandersson, Tom Ljungman, Philip Hersh Let the Right One In is a 2008 film directed by Tomas Alfredson.

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Serial Mom is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Great Movies About Furious Women Out for Revenge
Siersha 2 added Serial Mom 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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They Call Her One Eye (1973, S... is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Great Movies About Furious Women Out for Revenge

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The Girl with the Dragon Tatto... is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Great Movies About Furious Women Out for Revenge
The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo 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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Fatal Attraction is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Great Movies About Furious Women Out for Revenge
Fatal Attraction Glenn Close, Michael Douglas, Jane Krakowski Fatal Attraction 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 ...more

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She-Devil is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Great Movies About Furious Women Out for Revenge
Siersha 2 added She-Devil 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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Ex Machina is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Great Movies About Furious Women Out for Revenge
Ex Machina 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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Female Prisoner #701: Scorpion is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Great Movies About Furious Women Out for Revenge
Siersha 2 added Female Prisoner #701: Scorpion 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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Medea is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Great Movies About Furious Women Out for Revenge
Siersha 2 added Medea 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.

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Hanna is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Great Movies About Furious Women Out for Revenge
Hanna 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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Lady Snowblood is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Great Movies About Furious Women Out for Revenge
Siersha 2 added Lady Snowblood 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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Hush… Hush, Sweet Charlotte is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Great Movies About Furious Women Out for Revenge
Siersha 2 added Hush… Hush, Sweet Charlotte 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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The Quick and the Dead is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Great Movies About Furious Women Out for Revenge
Siersha 2 added The Quick and the Dead Leonardo DiCaprio, Sharon Stone, Russell Crowe The Quick and the Dead 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 ...more

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True Grit is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Great Movies About Furious Women Out for Revenge
Siersha 2 added True Grit Matt Damon, Jeff Bridges, Josh Brolin True Grit is a 2010 American western directed, written, produced and edited by the Coen brothers and is the second adaptation of Charles Portis' 1968 novel of the same name, which was previously ...more

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Unforgiven is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Great Movies About Furious Women Out for Revenge
Siersha 2 added Unforgiven 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 and killer ...more

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Descent is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Great Movies About Furious Women Out for Revenge
Siersha 2 added Descent 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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Dangerous Liaisons is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Great Movies About Furious Women Out for Revenge
Siersha 2 added Dangerous Liaisons Michelle Pfeiffer, Uma Thurman, Keanu Reeves Dangerous Liaisons is a 1988 historical drama film based upon Christopher Hampton's play Les liaisons dangereuses, which in turn was a theatrical adaptation of the 18th-century French novel Les ...more

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A Girl Walks Home Alone at Nig... is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Great Movies About Furious Women Out for Revenge
A Girl Walks Home Alone at Night 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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Lucy is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Great Movies About Furious Women Out for Revenge
Lucy 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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La Femme Nikita is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Great Movies About Furious Women Out for Revenge
La Femme Nikita 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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Eye for an Eye is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Great Movies About Furious Women Out for Revenge
Eye for an Eye 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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Working Girl is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Great Movies About Furious Women Out for Revenge
Siersha 2 added Working Girl Alec Baldwin, Harrison Ford, Kevin Spacey Working Girl is a 1988 romantic comedy-drama film written by Kevin Wade and directed by Mike Nichols. It tells the story of a Staten Island-raised secretary, Tess McGill, working in the mergers ...more

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Extremities is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Great Movies About Furious Women Out for Revenge
Siersha 2 added Extremities 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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La Mariée était en noir is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Great Movies About Furious Women Out for Revenge
Siersha 2 added La Mariée était en noir Jeanne Moreau, Jean-Claude Brialy, Michael Lonsdale The Bride Wore Black is a 1968 French film directed by François Truffaut and based on the novel of the same name by William Irish, a pseudonym for Cornell Woolrich. It stars Jeanne ...more

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Sin City is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Great Movies About Furious Women Out for Revenge
Sin City Jessica Alba, Bruce Willis, Mickey Rourke Sin City is a 2005 American neo-noir crime thriller anthology film written, produced, and directed by Frank Miller and Robert Rodriguez. It is based on Miller's eponymous graphic novel Sin City. ...more

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Volver is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Great Movies About Furious Women Out for Revenge
Siersha 2 added Volver Penélope Cruz, Carmen Maura, Lola Dueñas Volver is a 2006 Spanish drama film written and directed by Pedro Almodóvar. Headed by actress Penélope Cruz, the film features an ensemble cast also starring Carmen Maura, Lola ...more

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Foxy Brown is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Great Movies About Furious Women Out for Revenge
Siersha 2 added Foxy Brown 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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The Whore is listed (or ranked) 45 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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Miss Meadows is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Great Movies About Furious Women Out for Revenge
Siersha 2 added Miss Meadows Katie Holmes, Jean Smart, Mary Kay Place Miss Meadows is a drama film written and directed by Karen Leigh Hopkins.

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Gosford Park is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Great Movies About Furious Women Out for Revenge
Siersha 2 added Gosford Park Helen Mirren, Clive Owen, Maggie Smith Gosford Park is a 2001 British mystery film directed by Robert Altman and written by Julian Fellowes. The film stars an ensemble cast, which includes Helen Mirren, Maggie Smith, Michael Gambon, ...more

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Widows' Peak is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Great Movies About Furious Women Out for Revenge
Siersha 2 added Widows' Peak Mia Farrow, Jim Broadbent, Natasha Richardson Widows' Peak is a 1994 British-Irish film which stars Mia Farrow, Joan Plowright, Natasha Richardson, Adrian Dunbar and Jim Broadbent and was directed by John Irvin. The film is based on an ...more

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Cousin Bette is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Great Movies About Furious Women Out for Revenge
Siersha 2 added Cousin Bette Hugh Laurie, Jessica Lange, Elisabeth Shue Cousin Bette is a 1998 British/American comedy-drama that stars Jessica Lange in the title role and is loosely based on the Honoré de Balzac novel of the same name. It received lukewarm ...more

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Sympathy for Lady Vengeance is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Great Movies About Furious Women Out for Revenge
Siersha 2 added Sympathy for Lady Vengeance 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