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Added by Felipe Unger

on 28 Feb 2010 07:26

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Spy Girls - Female Spies

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Average listal rating (48 ratings) 7.3  IMDB Rating
1. Anne Parillaud
As Nikita Taylor, in La Femme Nikita (1990)

Affiliation(s): DGSE, the French intelligence agency
Specialty: Assassination
First Mission: kill a diplomat in a restaurant



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Average listal rating (293 ratings) 7.3  IMDB Rating
2. Maggie Q
As Nikita in the new Nikita TV series

Specialty: Assassination
Mission: bring down Division, a secret government agency which recruited her




Nikita: Michael...I'm not going to hurt you.
Michael: Really? You know my shoulder's still sore from when you shot me.
Nikita: Then I saved your life.
Michael: And then I saved yours.
Nikita: Great. Codependent relationship.

Also, as Zhen Lei in Mission: Impossible 3

Affiliation(s): IMF (Impossible Missions Force), a fictional espionage agency employed by the USA government.
Specialty: Background Specialist
Mission: rescue an agent who has been captured



Ethan Hunt: Blow the car.
Zhen: Oh, its such a nice car.
Ethan Hunt: And yet, do it.
Felipe Unger's rating:

Average listal rating (984 ratings) 7.7  IMDB Rating
3. Naomi Watts
As Valerie Plame in Fair Game (2010), which is inspired by true events.

Affiliation(s): Counterproliferation Division of the CIA
Specialty: Counterproliferation
Covert operations officer
Mission: investigate suspicions that Saddam Hussein's regime was developing weapons of mass destruction




"One by one, everybody broke - except me. And that made me feel special. You can't break me. I don't have a breaking point."

"I loved my career because I loved my country. I was proud of the serious responsibilities entrusted to me as a CIA covert operations officer."
Felipe Unger's rating:

Average listal rating (360 ratings) 7.9  IMDB Rating
4. Yvonne Strahovski
As Sarah Walker, in Chuck

Affiliation(s): CIA
Specialty: Espionage, Assassination
Mission: protect the computer geek Chuck Bartowski after he accidentally downloads the secret technology known as the Intersect into his head



Chuck: Is that a - real kiss, or a cover kiss? Cause I'm confused right now.
Sarah: It's a "we have a international security emergency. And I need to speak to you privately" kiss.
Chuck: See? I knew I felt something. Close your mouth.
Felipe Unger's rating:

Average listal rating (99 ratings) 6.5  IMDB Rating
5. Peta Wilson
As Nikita, in the La Femme Nikita TV show
Affiliation(s): Section One, a top-secret counter-terrorist organization with no affiliation to any government
Specialty: Assassination



"It's not death you have to be afraid of, that's the easy part. It's life that you have to worry about."
Felipe Unger's rating:

Average listal rating (346 ratings) 7.6  IMDB Rating
6. Sophie Marceau
As Louise Desfontaines, trained sniper, member of the group of French servicewomen and resistance fighters in Les femmes de l'ombre

Affiliation(s): British Special Operations Executive (SOE) commando
Mission: Rescue a British army geologist caught reconnoitering the beaches at Normandy, and to kill a German SS colonel who is close to figuring out the imminent secret of D-Day


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Average listal rating (122 ratings) 6.6  IMDB Rating
7. Natascha McElhone
As Deirdre in Ronin

Affiliation(s): Unknown employer. She is the employer of a group of spies/mercenaries
Mission: retrieve a top-secret briefcase at any cost
Specialty: planning of operations




Deirdre: You're scared!
Sam: Of course I'm scared! You think I'm reluctant because I'm happy?
Felipe Unger's rating:

Average listal rating (38 ratings) 7.2  IMDB Rating
8. Wei Tang
As Wong Chia Chi, in Lust, Caution

Affiliation(s): Government of the Republic of China
Mission: assassinate the head of secret police department, responsible for capturing and executing resistance agents


Felipe Unger's rating:

Average listal rating (199 ratings) 6.4  IMDB Rating
9. Bridget Fonda
As Maggie Hayward, in Point of No Return (remake of Nikita)

Affiliation(s): secret government agency
First Mission: assassinate a target in a restaurant
Specialty: Assassination

Felipe Unger's rating:

Average listal rating (863 ratings) 6.8  IMDB Rating
10. Jennifer Garner
As Sydney Bristow in Alias

Affiliation(s): SD-6, CIA, The Covenant, APO
Mission: bring down SD-6

Felipe Unger's rating:

Average listal rating (203 ratings) 6.8  IMDB Rating
11. Melissa George
As Sam Hunter, in Hunted



As Lauren Reed, in Alias

Affiliation(s): NSC, The Covenant
First Mission: assassinate a Russian diplomat
Specialty: Espionage, Assassination

Felipe Unger's rating:

Average listal rating (318 ratings) 7.8  IMDB Rating
12. Lyndsy Fonseca
As Alex in the new Nikita TV series

Affiliation(s): double agent for Nikita
Mission: bring down the secret government agency Division


Felipe Unger's rating:

Average listal rating (1711 ratings) 7.9  IMDB Rating
13. Cate Blanchett
As Charlotte, in Charlotte Gray

Affiliation(s): SOE (Special Operations Executive), a World War II organisation of the United Kingdom
Mission: liase with the local Resistance group in France




Psychiatrist: Of these three, which in your view is the most important: Faith, hope or love?
Charlotte Gray: Hope.

As Marissa Wiegler, in Hanna (2011)



Affiliation(s): CIA
Mission: kill (or capture) Hanna's father, who knows a secret that can't become public, and capture Hanna
Felipe Unger's rating:

Average listal rating (32 ratings) 6.8  IMDB Rating
14. Vahina Giocante
As Diane/Lisa in Secret Défense

Affiliation(s): DGSE (Direction Générale de la Sécurité Extérieure, the French equivalent of the CIA or the MI6), a counter-terrorism unit
Mission: prevent Islamist terrorists bombing the Paris metro
Specialty: Espionage

Felipe Unger's rating:

Average listal rating (314 ratings) 7.8  IMDB Rating
15. Jessica Chastain
As Rachel Singer in The Debt

Affiliation(s): Mossad
Mission: kidnap a Nazi war criminal in East Berlin and bring him to Israel to stand trial



"God doesn't plant car bombs."
Felipe Unger's rating:

Average listal rating (594 ratings) 7.5  IMDB Rating
16. Diane Kruger
As Bridget von Hammersmark, a famous actress in Inglourious Basterds

Affiliation(s): double agent for the British
Relays information




"I know this is a silly question before I ask it, but can you Americans speak any other language besides English?"
Felipe Unger's rating:

Average listal rating (13 ratings) 6  IMDB Rating
17. Julie Depardieu
As Jeanne Faussier, resistance fighter in Les femmes de l'ombre

Affiliation(s): British SOE
Specialty: Assassination

Felipe Unger's rating:

Average listal rating (299 ratings) 6.8  IMDB Rating
18. Keri Russell
As Lindsey Farris, in Mission: Impossible 3

Affiliation(s): IMF (Impossible Missions Force)
Mission: surveil a prominent dealer in the international black market
Specialty: Espionage

Felipe Unger's rating:

Average listal rating (448 ratings) 8  IMDB Rating
19. Saoirse Ronan
As Hanna in Hanna (2011)

Affiliation(s): trained by a former CIA agent who betrayed the agency
Specialty: Assassination
Mission: kill Marissa Wiegler

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Average listal rating (1978 ratings) 7.4  IMDB Rating
20. Angelina Jolie
As Evelyn Salt in Salt

Affiliation(s): CIA

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Average listal rating (834 ratings) 8  IMDB Rating
21. Eva Green
As Vesper Lynd, in Casino Royale

Affiliation(s): HM Treasury, Quantum
Mission: watch over the MI6's funds
Specialty: Treasury



Vesper Lynd: [introducing herself to Bond] I'm the money.
James Bond: Every penny of it.
Felipe Unger's rating:

Average listal rating (1343 ratings) 7.7  IMDB Rating
22. Anne Hathaway
As Agent 99 in Get Smart

Affiliation(s): CONTROL, a fictional American government counter-espionage agency
Mission: trace a recent acquisition of nuclear materials by KAOS, a terrorist organization



Thanks to Lodizhka!
Felipe Unger's rating:

Average listal rating (68 ratings) 6.6  IMDB Rating
23. Barbara Bach
As Major Anya 'Triple X' Amasova, in The Spy Who Loved Me (1977)

Affiliation(s): KGB


Average listal rating (99 ratings) 7.7  IMDB Rating
24. Diana Rigg
As Emma Peel in The Avengers (1961) series

Affiliation(s): British agent


Average listal rating (387 ratings) 6.9  IMDB Rating
25. Malin Akerman
As Katherine, a code operator in a spy broadcast station, in The Numbers Station (2013)

Affiliation(s): CIA

Felipe Unger's rating:

Average listal rating (305 ratings) 6.6  IMDB Rating
26. Thandie Newton
As Nyah Nordoff-Hall, in Mission: Impossible II

Affiliation(s): IMF (Impossible Missions Force)
Specialty: Professional Thieving
Mission: gain information from a former member of the IMF about his plans

Felipe Unger's rating:

Average listal rating (120 ratings) 7.4  IMDB Rating
27. Gina Carano
As Mallory Kane, in Haywire (2011)

Affiliation(s): a U.S. government security contractor
First Mission: rescue a hostage in Barcelona
Freelance covert operative




"You can tell me right now why you sold me out, or you can tell me when I have my hands around your throat."
Felipe Unger's rating:

Average listal rating (45 ratings) 7.4  IMDB Rating
28. Brit Marling
As Sarah Moss, a former FBI agent, in The East

Affiliation(s): Hiller Brood, a private intelligence firm

Mission: Locate the headquarters of The East (an underground activist group) and feed information about the group to Hiller Brood.


Average listal rating (1610 ratings) 6.7  IMDB Rating
29. Julia Roberts
As Claire Stenwick in Duplicity

Affiliation(s): CIA

Felipe Unger's rating:

Average listal rating (439 ratings) 6.9  IMDB Rating
30. Elizabeth Hurley
As Vanessa Kensington, in Austin Powers: International Man of Mystery (1997)


Average listal rating (1329 ratings) 8.1  IMDB Rating
31. Charlize Theron
As Aeon, in Aeon Flux

Affiliation(s): Monicans, an underground rebel organization
Mission: kill the government's leader
Specialty: Assassination



"We're meant to die. Its what makes everything about us matter."
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Average listal rating (172 ratings) 7.3  IMDB Rating
32. Emmanuelle Béart
As Claire Phelps, in Mission: Impossible

Felipe Unger's rating:

Average listal rating (17 ratings) 5.8  IMDB Rating
33. Hermione Norris
As Ros Myers, in Spooks (MI-5)

Affiliation(s): MI5
Section Chief



Thanks to Nonfictionguy

Average listal rating (19 ratings) 6.5  IMDB Rating
34. Miranda Raison
As Jo Portman, in Spooks (MI-5)

Affiliation(s): MI5
Junior Case Officer


Average listal rating (281 ratings) 7.5  IMDB Rating
35. Rachel Nichols
As Rachel Gibson in Alias

Affiliation(s): The Shed, APO

Felipe Unger's rating:

Average listal rating (287 ratings) 7.3  IMDB Rating
36. Jordana Brewster
As Jill Roberts, in Chuck

Affiliation(s): Fulcrum
Specialty: Evolutionary Biology

Felipe Unger's rating:

Average listal rating (154 ratings) 7.4  IMDB Rating
37. Paula Patton
As Jane Carter, in Mission: Impossible - Ghost Protocol

Affiliation(s): IMF

Felipe Unger's rating:

Average listal rating (308 ratings) 6.9  IMDB Rating
38. Piper Perabo
As Annie Walker, in Covert Affairs

Affiliation(s): CIA


Average listal rating (12 ratings) 6.6  IMDB Rating
39. Nicola Walker
As Ruth Evershed, in Spooks (MI-5)

Affiliation(s): MI5
Intelligence Analyst


Average listal rating (58 ratings) 6.5  IMDB Rating
40. Mía Maestro
As Nadia Santos, Sydney's sister, in Alias

Affiliation(s): SIDE (Argentina), APO

Felipe Unger's rating:

Average listal rating (1020 ratings) 6.7  IMDB Rating
41. Lucy Liu
As Rita Foster in Cypher (2002)
Affiliation(s): she works for Sebastian Rooks, a deep cover operative

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Average listal rating (47 ratings) 6.5  IMDB Rating
42. Déborah François
As Gaëlle Lemenech, explosives expert and resistance fighter in Les femmes de l'ombre

Affiliation(s): British SOE
Specialty: Explosives



"Making bombs without blowing them up is frustrating"
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All femate spy characters I can remember.

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Comments

Posted: 4 years, 4 months ago at Mar 13 18:40
Anne Hathaway in Get Smart
Posted: 4 years, 4 months ago at Mar 13 20:30
There was the animated O-Ren Ishii in Kill Bill: Vol. 1 but she was more of an assassin.
Posted: 4 years, 3 months ago at May 2 20:16
'Spooks' on BBC
Ros Myers (Hermione Norris) MI5 Section Chief
Jo Portman (Miranda Raison) MI5 Junior Case Officer
Ruth Evershed (Nicola Walker) MI5 Intelligence Analyst
Posted: 3 years, 9 months ago at Oct 31 14:21
my very first crush was diana rigg as miss emme peel. guess that gives away my age, but i don't care. she'll always have a special place in my heart...
Posted: 3 years, 5 months ago at Feb 4 8:14
better pic for Lauren Reed
http://www.listal.com/viewimage/1696196

and here some suggestion :

Amy Acker as Kelly Peyton in Alias
Gina Torres in Alias

Nicole Richie in chuck
Mini Anden in chuck

Jodi Lyn O'Keefe in prison-break
Michelle Forbes in prison-break

Christine Woods in flashforward

Michelle Ryan in bionic-woman

Gugu Mbatha-Raw in undercovers

Angelina jolie in The Tourist and Mr. & Mrs. Smith

Bridget Moynahan in the-recruit

Posted: 1 year, 2 months ago at May 24 23:50
How about Jessica Alba as Max in Dark Angel ?
Posted: 1 year, 2 months ago at May 25 0:49
Great list! I love me some badass ladies.

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