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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 Saga
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    Kill Bill Saga

    Uma Thurman, David Carradine

    Directed byQuentin Tarantino

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    Alita: Battle Angel
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    Alita: Battle Angel

    Rosa Salazar, Christoph Waltz

    Released2019

    Directed byRobert Rodriguez

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    I Spit on Your Grave
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    I Spit on Your Grave

    Camille Keaton, Richard Pace

    Released1978

    Directed byMeir Zarchi

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    Carrie
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    Carrie

    John Travolta, Sissy Spacek

    Released1976

    Directed byBrian De Palma

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    Ex Machina
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    Ex Machina

    Alicia Vikander, Domhnall Gleeson

    Released2015

    Directed byAlex Garland

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    I Spit on Your Grave
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    I Spit on Your Grave

    Sarah Butler, Andrew Howard

    Released2010

    Directed bySteven R. Monroe

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    Revenge
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    Matilda Lutz, Kevin Janssens

    Released2018

    Directed byCoralie Fargeat

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    The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo
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    The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo

    Noomi Rapace, Marika Lagercrantz

    Released2009

    Directed byNiels Arden Oplev

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    Resident Evil
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    Resident Evil

    Milla Jovovich, Michelle Rodriguez

    Released2002

    Directed byPaul W. S. Anderson

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    Hanna
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    Hanna

    Cate Blanchett, Eric Bana

    Released2011

    Directed byJoe Wright

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    Hard Candy
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    Hard Candy

    Ellen Page, Sandra Oh

    Released2005

    Directed byDavid Slade

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    True Grit
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    True Grit

    Jeff Bridges, Matt Damon

    Released2010

    Directed byEthan Coen, Joel Coen

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    Inglourious Basterds
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    Inglourious Basterds

    Brad Pitt, Michael Fassbender

    Released2009

    Directed byEli Roth, Quentin Tarantino

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    Thelma & Louise
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    Thelma & Louise

    Brad Pitt, Susan Sarandon

    Released1991

    Directed byRidley Scott

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    Misery
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    Misery

    Lauren Bacall, Kathy Bates

    Released1990

    Directed byRob Reiner

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    La Femme Nikita
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    La Femme Nikita

    Anne Parillaud, Marc Duret
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    The First Wives Club
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    Sarah Jessica Parker, Goldie Hawn

    Released1996

    Directed byHugh Wilson

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    Mad Max: Fury Road
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    Tom Hardy, Charlize Theron

    Released2015

    Directed byGeorge Miller

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    Lucy
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    Lucy

    Scarlett Johansson, Morgan Freeman

    Released2014

    Directed byLuc Besson

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    Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri
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    Frances McDormand, Woody Harrelson

    Released2017

    Directed byMartin McDonagh

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    The Quick and the Dead
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    The Quick and the Dead

    Leonardo DiCaprio, Sharon Stone

    Released1995

    Directed bySam Raimi

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    Peppermint
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    Peppermint

    Jennifer Garner, John Gallagher Jr.

    Released2018

    Directed byPierre Morel

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    The Craft
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    Neve Campbell, Robin Tunney

    Released1996

    Directed byAndrew Fleming

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    9 to 5
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    Jane Fonda, Dolly Parton

    Released1980

    Directed byColin Higgins

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    Sin City
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    Sin City

    Jessica Alba, Bruce Willis

    Released2005

    Directed byQuentin Tarantino, Robert Rodriguez, Frank Miller

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