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Added by Severin Severin on 21 Sep 2018 09:57
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scary bitches: 10 alluring horror heroines

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People who added this item 352 Average listal rating (206 ratings) 6.2 IMDB Rating 6.2
Cat People (1982)



Irena Gallier, the lust-filled cat woman

Irena is a cute, sweet, angelic and naively beautiful virgin visiting New Orleans to meet her long lost brother. The city is sumptuous and opulent, and Irena is gorgeous and noticed by all as she wanders through the scenic old city

YET EVIL LURKS BENEATH

*cue haunting Giorgio Moroder synth soundtrack*

Our lovely damsel is..... a vicious beast-woman who transforms into a leopard when she's horny



This is legit the plot. The girl is horny af but can't fuck the zookeeper who thirsts after her for the 2 hour runtime because she becomes a primal cold blooded killing machine every time she's turned on. She can easily go from softly kissing a neck to viciously tearing flesh to shreds. Kind of hot, amirite?

This film is a metaphor for sexual repression and frustration, and Irena's girlish ingenue beauty heavily contrasts her internal violent bloodlust and beastliness. The wonderful message of this movie is... sex turns people into monsters

I think Nastassja does a fantastic job of playing this conflicted woman as she is cute in her shyness and then sexy at the ending when she goes full carnal leopard-woman

Severin Severin's rating:
People who added this item 50 Average listal rating (18 ratings) 6.6 IMDB Rating 6.2



Kia, the soul-stealing Succbus

A succubus is a demon in female form, or supernatural entity in folklore (traced back to medieval legend), that appears in dreams and takes the form of a woman in order to seduce men, usually through sexual activity.

The male counterpart is the incubus. Religious traditions hold that repeated sexual activity with a succubus may result in the deterioration of health or mental state, or even death.

In modern representations, a succubus may or may not appear in dreams and is often depicted as a highly attractive seductress or enchantress; whereas, in the past, succubi were generally depicted as frightening and demonic.

Despite the title, the film centers around a beautiful angel-blonde man-killing succubus named Kia more so than the her incubus counterpart, and she tries to seduce and corrupt William Shatner. But ofc, this is the man who played Captain Kirk so she has some trouble with that.

This film is shot entirely in Esperanto (an artificially constructed language that nobody uses or gives a shit about), so this perhaps adds to the otherworldly charm of the film. And it covers up a lot of the bad acting tbh. But with dialogue like this:




Who gives a shit about acting quality? Kia is deliciously evil, and later on stupid and indulgent when she makes the mistake of falling in love with a human and turning against her succubi sisters. I like her character because she's not completely invincible or immune to human frailty.

And because I want to kill men with her and then build sandcastles on the beach afterwards ngl

Severin Severin's rating:
People who added this item 357 Average listal rating (224 ratings) 7.5 IMDB Rating 7.1



Mary Henry, the Persephone of Utah

This just might be my favourite film of all time, so I will basically become full of empty praises while I write this like Herk Harvey is my lord and I am his humble sheep.

The atmosphere you get from this film is in between dreamy and nightmarish. And Mary seems trapped in this hazy world of ghosts and ghouls flanked by piety and sleaze as well.

She emerges unscathed from a traumatic car accident that nobody else survives, and proceeds to go on a road trip to Salt Lake City aka Mormon County USA. She is an organ-playing flirtation-resisting coldly beautiful ice queen being chased down by phantomic creatures who refuse to let her be.

I love Candace Hilligoss' facial expressions and occasional overacting. We see a steady decline of her mental state, as she goes from bland disinterest and disgust to downright gut wrenching terror.


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People who added this item 7 Average listal rating (5 ratings) 5 IMDB Rating 6.5


Malini Sharma, the forest-dwelling evil spirit

Crazy. Beautiful. Bitch.

Q: What happens when you're a male thot who cheats on your wife during a business trip with a sexy but insane girl who escaped from a mental asylum?

A: this...



Malini does not like being pumped and dumped, so she suicides in front of the object of her affection. In the afterlife, she turns into a demon who lurks in the Tamil forest-town Ooty and kills dumb tourists. Out of mists and fog emerges a scorned woman, thirsty for blood. I would let her kill me tho she is gorgeous ♥

She is a stereotypical crazy bitch stock character in many ways, but still sympathetic imo because she was driven crazy by good dick.




This moron had no idea what he was in for LMAO
Severin Severin's rating:
People who added this item 509 Average listal rating (298 ratings) 7.8 IMDB Rating 7.7



Christiane Génessier, the disfigured daddy's girl

“When I look in a mirror, I feel like I’m looking at someone that looks like me, but seems to come from the beyond.”

Imagine being so deformed that you are completely dissociated from the nauseating physical appearance that has been forced on you after a brutal accident. Imagine being so ugly that your plastic surgeon father kills women and tries to implant their sliced facial skin onto your butchered own out of guilt and pity.

*insert crappy joke here about how this is already my life*

With Christiane's character, we see an emotionally affected young girl destroyed by the corruption of her physical appearance. Isolated and hiding behind a stifling white mask all day, with no company but that of doves, she gradually loses her mind and all hope.



Her life becomes mere background noise to her father's own obsession and madness, but at the ending Christiane commits a poetic and haunting single act of violence that stays with the viewer long after the film ends.
Severin Severin's rating:
People who added this item 40 Average listal rating (21 ratings) 7.2 IMDB Rating 6.1



Ganja Meda, the widow turned vampire

In one of the most underrated horror films of all time, we come face to face with two bloodsucking protagonists who are deeply in love (or so they think) and are bound together by their vampirism. After being widowed following the suicide of her husband, icy beauty Ganja gets back in the saddle with suave Dr. Hess Green, who soon turns her immortal in a violent and hypnotic ritual.



The pair live a decadent life of luxury together in his large glamorous mansion, and Ganja is a consummate classy high-cheekboned siren with a thirst for blood that seems to exceed even her creator's. She talks of hating herself for her beauty, because it was the only thing her mother liked about her, and declares that her sole purpose in life is to only look out for herself. "I decided I was a disease," she states, and "that whatever I was, she was gonna have it."

Ganja is an intelligent and seductive force of nature, and her relationship with Hess is sexy, bloody, insatiable, and unforgettable.

Severin Severin's rating:
People who added this item 749 Average listal rating (353 ratings) 8 IMDB Rating 7.4
Possession (1981)



Anna, the mad housewife from Berlin

So basically. This chick fucks an octopus-squid-kraken thing so you know she's off her rocker. Or maybe it's just good dick preferable to that of her husband's, who am I to judge?



Isabelle Adjani gives a monstrous, manic and completely hysterical performance as the batshit nutty Anna, a woman who is completely mentally and physically repulsed by her husband and proceeds to create a doppelganger of herself and him through some strange unfathomable dark magic.

Anna has a disgusting pus and blood filled extravaganza of a miscarriage in an empty and ominous subway, in which she collapses to the floor and retches and screams until she expels whatever strange thing that was growing inside her. This is perhaps the greatest scene in cinema of all time imo, and I don't even mean this as a joke.

Moods of anger, revulsion and rage permeate this film and cause the viewer to feel Anna's sickness and desolation on a visceral level. This is female hysteria made palpable, and a mental breakdown of the most brutal kind. Seeing her verbally wreck her husband is a revelation:




Um... I guess this means he's being cucked by the squid creature thing again tonight.
Severin Severin's rating:
People who added this item 40 Average listal rating (21 ratings) 6.9 IMDB Rating 6.5



Arletty, pretty prey for zombie-vampires

Marianna Hill's performance in this movie always gets overshadowed by the fact that she isn't in the 2 greatest scenes in this movie: the cannibalizations that occur in a neon-streaked supermarket and in a claustrophobic movie theater are absent of her presence. ̶̶̶A̶̶̶l̶̶̶s̶̶̶o̶̶̶ ̶̶̶e̶̶̶v̶̶̶e̶̶̶r̶̶̶y̶̶̶o̶̶̶n̶̶̶e̶̶̶ ̶̶̶j̶̶̶u̶̶̶s̶̶̶t̶̶̶ ̶̶̶w̶̶̶a̶̶̶n̶̶̶t̶̶̶s̶̶̶ ̶̶̶t̶̶̶o̶̶̶ ̶̶̶c̶̶̶h̶̶̶e̶̶̶c̶̶̶k̶̶̶ ̶̶̶o̶̶̶u̶̶̶t̶̶̶ ̶̶̶t̶̶̶h̶̶̶e̶̶̶ ̶̶̶b̶̶̶e̶̶̶t̶̶̶t̶̶̶e̶̶̶r̶̶̶ ̶̶̶l̶̶̶o̶̶̶o̶̶̶k̶̶̶i̶̶̶n̶̶̶g̶̶̶ ̶̶̶A̶̶̶n̶̶̶i̶̶̶t̶̶̶r̶̶̶a̶̶̶ ̶̶̶F̶̶̶o̶̶̶r̶̶̶d̶̶̶

Arletty arrives in a creepy mist-filled beach town that is more gloomy and isolated than it is sunny and tourist-infested to find her missing father. Of course, little does this big-busted spaced out thot know that it is overtaken by strange vampiric zombie creatures who swarm and chew up those dumb enough to venture outdoors at night.

She is our vessel into this bizarre world, and a survivor where others perish immediately at the hands of these cretins. Arletty does, however, eventually face contamination and we get to see her undergo wonderful problems such as this one:



She bangs some sleazy guy with 1970s hair so honestly having a bug in her mouth can't be all too bad in comparison.
Severin Severin's rating:
People who added this item 88 Average listal rating (54 ratings) 5.4 IMDB Rating 4.4



Jan Compton, a decapitated object of obsession

A literal severed head is one of my favourite horror movie characters. This is a testament to the lasting power of Virginia Leith's wondrous performance- that she conveys such emotional torment and suffering only through facial expressions and vocal patterns. Is this not Oscar worthy?

Instead this film is plastered with a 4.2 rating on IMDB and destined to rot in a $5 Wal-Mart bargain bin for all eternity.

This movie contains the greatest romance of all time: Jan's mad scientist boyfriend is devastated when he gets her into a terrible car accident in which her head is severed, so he keeps her skull in his lab and uses all his science skills to keep the bitch alive. Also he wants to kill a sexy pin-up model to implant Jan's head onto a hot body.



Oh what we do for love... How hearts beat for a warm embrace...

Despite the fact that people mock this movie as trash, I love it to death and I don't think anyone could play such a compelling and disturbing character the way Leith did.
Severin Severin's rating:
People who added this item 172 Average listal rating (101 ratings) 6.1 IMDB Rating 5.9



Sylvia Marsh, barbaric priestess of a snake god

She's suave and sophisticated, with a classy type of beauty and an aura of elegance and intellect.



She's also a vampiric immortal who lures and kills virgins and sacrifices them to an ancient serpent god who is shaped like a white worm.



This isn't even particularly odd for a Ken Russell movie tbh. Sexual violence and sacrilegious dream sequences are expected from him, and this film doesn't fail to deliver a surrealist nightmare vision of insanity.

Sylvia is cold, calculating and hilarious. Amanda Donohoe's performance is over-the-top and amusing, and she constantly drops lit lines like "I change my cars as regularly as a snake sheds its skin." She goes head to head with a snobby Hugh Grant, spits on crucifixes and disses Jesus throughout. Which soulless cretin wouldn't love this character?



Magnificent dildo of peace.
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Often times in horror films, femininity and female sexuality become a source of fear and terror, as the myth of the seductive yet deadly femme fatale exists as much in this genre as it does in noirs and thrillers. I find that a lot of horror movies have some of the most well-rounded and multi-dimensional female characters of any genre (when they aren't being stripped naked and sliced from neck to belly, that is).

And so, I present my favourite horror heroines with murky pasts, destructive sex lives, disturbing secrets, supernatural abilities, feline instincts, demonic demeanors and ghostly presences. Some are prey, others are predators. I want to be a lurid phantom such as they, wandering aimlessly through the dark foreboding corridors of the night. Instead I'm a corny emo who makes shit lists on this site but I have to cope somehow

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