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The Best Female Superhero Movies

Updated March 14, 2020 2.8k votes 296 voters 1.8k views44 items

List RulesVote up your favorite movies that have women with superhuman powers in a leading role.

Do you wish there were more women superhero movies? Then this list is for you. We've gathered all the films that have female superheroes in leading roles. Obviously, Wonder Woman and Captain Marvel come to mind as a couple of the top female superhero movies to come out in recent years but you can't forget the '90s classic, Tank Girl. There are also several DC animated films that prominently feature heroes like Wonder Woman, Supergirl, and Jessica Cruz (Green Lantern). Now it's time to determine which of these films featuring female superheroes is the best?

It's not an easy question but you get to help decide the answer with your votes. Vote up the female superhero movies that you love to watch and vote down the ones that you can do without. Then check back as new women superhero movies are released and added to this list.

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    Wonder Woman is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Female Superhero Movies
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    Wonder Woman

    Gal Gadot, Chris Pine

    Released2017

    Directed byPatty Jenkins

    Wonder Woman is a 2017 American superhero film directed by Patty Jenkins, based on the DC... more on Wikipediaamazon buy button
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    Guardians of the Galaxy Franch is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Female Superhero Movies
    Guardians of the Galaxy is a 2014 American superhero film based on the Marvel Comics superhero... more on Wikipediaamazon buy button
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    Avengers Franchise is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Female Superhero Movies
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    Avengers Franchise

    Marvel's The Avengers(classified under the name Marvel Avengers Assemble in the United Kingdom... more on Wikipediaamazon buy button
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    Wonder Woman is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Female Superhero Movies
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    Wonder Woman

    Rosario Dawson, Keri Russell

    Released2009

    Directed byLauren Montgomery

    Wonder Woman is a 2009 direct-to-DVD animated superhero film focusing on the superheroine of... more on Wikipediaamazon buy button
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    Justice League is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Female Superhero Movies
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    Justice League

    Ben Affleck, Henry Cavill

    Released2017

    Directed byZack Snyder

    Justice League is a 2017 American superhero film based on the DC Comics superhero team of the... more on Wikipediaamazon buy button
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    Wonder Woman: Bloodlines is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Female Superhero Movies
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    Wonder Woman: Bloodlines

    Rosario Dawson, Jeffrey Donovan

    Released2019

    Directed bySam Liu, Justin Copeland

    Wonder Woman: Bloodlines is a 2019 American animated superhero film directed by Sam Liu and... more on Wikipediaamazon buy button
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    Kick-Ass is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Female Superhero Movies
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    Kick-Ass

    Nicolas Cage, Chloë Grace Moretz

    Released2010

    Directed byMatthew Vaughn

    Kick-Ass is a 2010 British-American superhero action comedy film based on the comic book of... more on Wikipediaamazon buy button
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    Ant-Man and the Wasp is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Female Superhero Movies
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    Ant-Man and the Wasp

    Paul Rudd, Evangeline Lilly

    Directed byPeyton Reed

    Ant-Man and the Wasp is a 2018 American superhero film directed by Peyton Reed. As Scott Lang... more on Wikipediaamazon buy button
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    The Dark Knight Rises is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Female Superhero Movies
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    The Dark Knight Rises

    Christian Bale, Michael Caine

    Released2012

    Directed byChristopher Nolan

    The Dark Knight Rises is a 2012 superhero film directed by Christopher Nolan, based on the DC... more on Wikipediaamazon buy button
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    Guardians of the Galaxy is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Female Superhero Movies
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    Guardians of the Galaxy

    Chris Pratt, Zoe Saldana

    Released2014

    Directed byJames Gunn

    Guardians of the Galaxy is a 2014 American superhero film directed by James Gunn, based on the... more on Wikipediaamazon buy button
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    Avengers: Infinity War is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Female Superhero Movies
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    Avengers: Infinity War

    Robert Downey Jr., Chris Hemsworth

    Released2018

    Directed byAnthony Russo, Joe Russo

    Avengers: Infinity War is a 2018 American superhero film directed by Anthony and Joe Russo.... more on Wikipediaamazon buy button
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    Batman Returns is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Female Superhero Movies
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    Batman Returns

    Michelle Pfeiffer, Christopher Walken

    Released1992

    Directed byTim Burton

    Batman Returns is a 1992 American superhero film, directed and produced by Tim Burton, based... more on Wikipediaamazon buy button
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    Supergirl is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Female Superhero Movies
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    Supergirl

    Faye Dunaway, Peter O'Toole

    Released1984

    Directed byJeannot Szwarc

    Supergirl is a 1984 British superhero film directed by Jeannot Szwarc. It is based on the DC... more on Wikipediaamazon buy button
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    Tank Girl is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Female Superhero Movies
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    Tank Girl

    Naomi Watts, Ice-T

    Released1995

    Directed byRachel Talalay

    Tank Girl is a 1995 American science fiction action comedy film directed by Rachel Talalay,... more on Wikipediaamazon buy button
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    Aquaman is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Female Superhero Movies
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    Aquaman

    Jason Momoa, Amber Heard

    Released2018

    Directed byJames Wan

    Aquaman is a 2018 American superhero film, based on the DC Comics character, directed by James... more on Wikipediaamazon buy button
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    Batman: Mystery of the Batwoma is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Female Superhero Movies
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    Batman: Mystery of the Batwoman

    Kelly Ripa, Kyra Sedgwick

    Released2003

    Directed byCurt Geda, Tim Maltby

    Batman: Mystery of the Batwoman is a 2003 direct-to-video animated film based on the animated... more on Wikipediaamazon buy button
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    The Powerpuff Girls Movie is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Female Superhero Movies
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    The Powerpuff Girls Movie

    Frank Welker, E.G. Daily

    Released2002

    Directed byCraig McCracken

    The Powerpuff Girls Movie (known within the film simply as The Powerpuff Girls) is a 2002... more on Wikipediaamazon buy button
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    Red Sonja is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Female Superhero Movies
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    Red Sonja

    Arnold Schwarzenegger, Brigitte Nielsen

    Released1985

    Directed byRichard Fleischer

    Red Sonja is a 1985 Dutch-American sword and sorcery action film directed by Richard... more on Wikipediaamazon buy button
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    My Super Ex-Girlfriend is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Female Superhero Movies
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    My Super Ex-Girlfriend

    Uma Thurman, Anna Faris

    Released2006

    Directed byIvan Reitman

    My Super Ex-Girlfriend is a 2006 American romantic comedy superhero film, directed by Ivan... more on Wikipediaamazon buy button
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    Thor: Ragnarok is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Female Superhero Movies
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    Thor: Ragnarok

    Chris Hemsworth, Tom Hiddleston

    Released2017

    Directed byTaika Waititi

    Thor: Ragnarok is a 2017 American superhero film directed by Taika Waititi. Four years after... more on Wikipediaamazon buy button
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    Ultimate Avengers 2 is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Female Superhero Movies
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    Ultimate Avengers 2

    Mark Hamill, Olivia d'Abo

    Released2006

    Directed byDick Sebast, Steven E. Gordon, Will Meugniot, Curt Geda

    Ultimate Avengers 2 is an animated action/science fiction film, superhero film and the sequel... more on Wikipediaamazon buy button
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    Suicide Squad is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Female Superhero Movies
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    Suicide Squad

    Will Smith, Jared Leto

    Released2016

    Directed byDavid Ayer

    Suicide Squad is a 2016 American superhero film directed by David Ayer, based on the DC Comics... more on Wikipediaamazon buy button
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    Captain Marvel is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Female Superhero Movies
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    Captain Marvel

    Brie Larson, Samuel L. Jackson

    Released2019

    Directed byAnna Boden, Ryan Fleck

    Captain Marvel is a 2019 American superhero film directed by Anna Boden and Ryan Fleck, based... more on Wikipediaamazon buy button
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    Justice League: Doom is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Female Superhero Movies
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    Justice League: Doom

    Nathan Fillion, Olivia d'Abo

    Released2012

    Directed byLauren Montgomery

    Justice League: Doom is a 2012 animation film written by Dwayne McDuffie and directed by... more on Wikipediaamazon buy button
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    Justice League: The Flashpoint is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Female Superhero Movies
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    Justice League: The Flashpoint Paradox

    Dana Delany, Nathan Fillion

    Released2013

    Directed byJay Oliva

    Justice League: The Flashpoint Paradox is a direct-to-video animated film adaptation of the... more on Wikipediaamazon buy button
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