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Added by Dionysian Child on 29 Apr 2008 07:35
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Daughters of Eve

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People who added this item 557 Average listal rating (326 ratings) 6.8 IMDB Rating 7
Cleopatra (1963)

The most beautiful woman on earth portrayed to perfection. Using her seductive prowess to rule the great nation of Egypt through its hay day.

People who added this item 4410 Average listal rating (2931 ratings) 7.3 IMDB Rating 7.6
Moulin Rouge! (2001)

The sparkling jewel of the Moulin Rouge. Trapped by the very men who sustain her, she is torn between love and her duty as a lady of the night. Come what may she will always be lead by her heart.

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People who added this item 352 Average listal rating (207 ratings) 6.6 IMDB Rating 7.1
Angel-A (2005)

The beautiful and unexplained Angel that comes to save a poor bumbling fool from the trouble his big mouth has got him into. Her motives and actions remain elusive but that doesn't stop everyone she comes across from falling flat at her feet.
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People who added this item 4766 Average listal rating (3119 ratings) 7.4 IMDB Rating 7.7
Charlotte -
The deep dead pan voiced beauty of the Park Hyatt hotel. Not just anyone can attract the cynical eye of Mr. Bob Harris.

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Dana Sculley

Brains and a strong nerve allow Ms Sculley to battle against the paranormal, keeping us safe from the unexplained supernatural monsters that lurk in the shadows.
People who added this item 1427 Average listal rating (823 ratings) 7.2 IMDB Rating 7.4
Queen Elizabeth I

Very much a woman in a man's world, Elizabeth I is regardless esteemed as the ruler of the 'Golden Age' of English prosperity. Queen Elizabeth I is often viewed as one the greatest monarchs and leaders within England's history. Her firm resolve and wisdom over which battles to fight was underpinned the motto "video et taceo" -"I see, and say nothing".

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People who added this item 5263 Average listal rating (3748 ratings) 7.2 IMDB Rating 7.6
300 (2007)
Queen Gorgo

Queen Gorgo is the leading lady of the enourmously muscle b ound testosterone ruled Sparta. She alone holds influence over King Leonidas as they rule in conjunction. It is from her that her husband takes council as whether or not to engage in the war.
After her King's departure to the battle fields, Gorgo is raped, publicly humiliated and her power within council striped, but her strength of character and laconic cunning set her back on track.
"This will not be over quickly. You will not enjoy this."

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People who added this item 648 Average listal rating (383 ratings) 7 IMDB Rating 7.3
Full of Shakespearian quick wit, Beatrice thinks she knows her heart. She certainly knows her mind and speaks it in a time well before she had a social right to do so.

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People who added this item 5393 Average listal rating (3768 ratings) 7.4 IMDB Rating 8.1
Sarah Connor
- Conner was my first female role model. Ever since I saw her wearing a vest doing chin-ups in a mental institute. Maternal yet determined and scary as the T-1000 itself, just take a look at those biceps!

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People who added this item 3408 Average listal rating (2415 ratings) 7.9 IMDB Rating 8.3
Aliens (1986)
Ellen Ripley
Battling Aliens in outer space not once but three times! Each time stacked against the odds and under prepared but using her cunning and a lot of muscle she gets the job done.

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People who added this item 1135 Average listal rating (736 ratings) 5.5 IMDB Rating 5.9
G.I. Jane (1997)
Jordan O'Neill

Proving she can tough it out with the boys of the U.S Navy Seals Jordan battles through sexual discrimination and taunts fighting back with some immense press-up skills. Even after shaving her head as to be accepted as part of the team, she still also manages to stay smoking hot!

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People who added this item 2135 Average listal rating (1435 ratings) 7 IMDB Rating 7
Planet Terror (2007)
Cherry Darling

Having her right leg pulled off by Zombies doesn't deter our young Cherry. Instead of griping about her bad luck she gets right back on the horse, having a custom-made M4A1 carbine assault rifle/M203 grenade launcher attached to her stump! This proves rather useful in stopping the living dead in their tracks!

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People who added this item 7901 Average listal rating (5730 ratings) 7.6 IMDB Rating 8.2
The Bride

Imagine having everything you hold dear, striped from you on nothing less than your wedding day! After being plunged into a long term coma by the members of her own group of assassins The Bride will has her eyes set only on revenge. Starting with her big toe, she battles to regain her wasted muscles and nothing will stand in her way.
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People who added this item 1514 Average listal rating (901 ratings) 7.2 IMDB Rating 7.4
Tessa Quayle
The head strong moral warrior who is an entity unto herself. Prepared to personally sacrifice all for her cause. Her reputation is smeared as she puts herself all out to protect those she loves and speak out against injustice to those who don't have a voice of their own.

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People who added this item 7249 Average listal rating (5078 ratings) 7.7 IMDB Rating 8.2
This film shows Evey played by Natalie Portman go through a fantastic transition from a naive child to a hard core political freedom fighter. It is her morality, sense of what is right and inner her strength through all of her testing that allows her to emerge liberated and no longer haunted by her past experiences.

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People who added this item 5355 Average listal rating (3683 ratings) 8.1 IMDB Rating 8.3
Amélie (2001)
Amelie Poulain

The precocious and beguiling French girl, who with her charming naivety and off beat quirks sets up a trail of riddles to en capture her soul-mate. With a desire to help mankind she is a shining light in the otherwise dull little world around her.

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Although her name means 'Beauty', it is her loving and accepting nature that causes the Beast to fall in love with her.
A self sacrificing sole who was prepared to give herself up to the whims of the Beast to save her aged father. Instead of bitterly resenting him, her gentle nature warms even his heart as his hardened heart melts to her charms.

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People who added this item 3209 Average listal rating (2103 ratings) 8.1 IMDB Rating 8.2

A shy 18-year-old who is cursed by the evil Witch of the Waste and transformed into a 90-year-old woman. If you’re worried about growing old, it really doesn’t get much worse than that! Bound by silence about her true identity she modestly tries to find a cure for her curse. Encountering Howl and his magical home she states herself as his new cleaner, it doesn't take long for Howl to see past her form and realise the beauty lying beneath it.

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People who added this item 2016 Average listal rating (1265 ratings) 6.8 IMDB Rating 6.9
My Girl (1991)
Vada Sultenfuss
- Vada is a great pillar of aspiration for any little girl. Decked in dungarees and rosy cheeks as she swings from trees it's the girl next door I wish I could have been.

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Descendants of the original leading lady who have what it takes to stand shoulder to shoulder with their male counterparts.

I have split the list into four catagories:

Here lie all the great femme-fatals and temptresses along with those more innocently and naively charming.
A certain unquantifiable quality or charm that has the ability to assert control over the male sex making them weak at the knees and putty in the hands.

Those women who can hold their own in the intellectual battle field.
Equipped with quick wit and a sharp tongue or enough mental genius to get out of a tight spot.

Because hell hath no fury like a woman scorned!
Muscle bound goddesses who defy the laws of anatomy to challenge the likes of Hercules and Achilles. Not thinking twice before stepping in the line of fire driven by the necessity to survive, visions of revenge or a maternal instinct to protect.

The woman whose strength lies quietly in their iron will, good temperament, unshakable morals and youthful vitality. An often underestimated trait but one that keeps the world spinning and makes life and love worth fighting for.
These ladies will fight to the ends of the earth to defend their ideals using all the tools God equipped them with to achieve the means the their end.
All the while with a sweet good nature smile upon her lips.

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