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Great Movies About Furious Women Out for Revenge

Updated June 26, 2020 6.5k votes 656 voters 31.4k views85 items

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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    Uma Thurman, David Carradine
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    John Travolta, Sissy Spacek
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    I Spit on Your Grave

    Camille Keaton, Richard Pace
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    Foxy Brown

    Pam Grier, Sid Haig
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    I Spit on Your Grave

    Sarah Butler, Andrew Howard
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    Ex Machina

    Alicia Vikander, Domhnall Gleeson
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    Revenge

    Matilda Lutz, Kevin Janssens
    Revenge is a 2017 French revenge horror film directed by Coralie Fargeat. After being...  more
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    Ms 45

    Zoe Lund
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    Milla Jovovich, Michelle Rodriguez
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    I Spit on Your Grave 2

    Kacey Barnfield, Valentine Pelka
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    Colombiana

    Zoe Saldana, Michael Vartan
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    Chocolate

    JeeJa Yanin, Hiroshi Abe
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    The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo

    Noomi Rapace, Marika Lagercrantz
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    Hanna

    Cate Blanchett, Eric Bana
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    Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri

    Frances McDormand, Woody Harrelson
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    Hard Candy

    Ellen Page, Sandra Oh
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    Inglourious Basterds

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    Lucy

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    True Grit

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    Thelma & Louise

    Brad Pitt, Susan Sarandon
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    Mad Max: Fury Road

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