For several generations of teen girls, Ellen Ripley was the ultimate shero. Stuck in space with a ravenous monster and nothing but her wits, Ripley single-handedly survives the carnage, defeats the relentless terror and heads for home. Or does she? This suspenseful classic sci-fi horror movie is one of the American Film Institute’s 100 Best Films of All Time. Scary good!
Girls kick ass! These are the action films lesbians love to watch again and again.
Whether you are a buff sports dyke or just like to watch from the sidelines, these are the crowd-pleasing movies featuring women that women love to watch.
Films in the ‘Action’ Category:
Grab your cutlass, parrot and eyepatch for some seriously swashbuckling adventure! Captain Morgan (Geena Davis) comes by her pirating license honestly – she inherited it from dear old dad, along with one-third of a juicy treasure map. To get the treasure, Morgan must hunt down the other two-thirds and fend off other greedy pirate crews [...]
Paranoid Peggy and gargantuan Grizelda are on the run from the law. What they run into is Mortville, a psychoward village ruled by evil Queen Carlotta and her goons. They move in with the resident lesbian couple, Muffy and Mole, but when Peggy switches sides and joins Team Carlotta, the locals foment revolution to overthrow [...]
The original, brilliant, four seasons of Futurama include 72 episodes of 31st century fun, liberally laced with political and social commentary a la Matt Groening. Features one of the strongest women on TV, Leela, a cyclops alien space ship captain, and one of the cutest, klutzy Amy Wong of the Mars Wongs. Fry (cryogenically frozen [...]
The first season of Futurama finds its space-legs quickly, so get into the action from the beginning. Travel 1000 years into the future with Fry in Space Pilot, see the Isaac Asimov homage I Roomate, discover the William Shatneresque Zapp Brannigan in Love’s Labours Lost in Space, wonder at the future’s take on Willy Wonka’s [...]
Stella and Lenni like their laid-back life in their one-horse village. But then Lenni’s bigger-than-life and twice as disapproving mother blows into town and promptly gets herself accidentally killed. Stella and Lenni stuff the body in the trunk, grab the loot and take it on the lam in this fast and furious action adventure.
As almost every woman on earth can tell you, few relationships in life are as intense as your childhood for-real BFF. Juliet and Pauline are the very best of friends, and theirs is a magical shared fantasy life. Until, that is, their parents get worried that the girls are a tad too close, and try [...]
Goth girl Cherry needs a change from being everyone’s punching bag, so she takes up martial arts and plots her revenge. But in doing so, she begins to come into her own power, and discovers what is real for her in life.
A gothic outsider fights to gain her own footing in life after being bullied [...]
An incredibly buff Linda Hamilton runs around with Ahnold-bot blowing up stuff and and saving the world yet again in this fast-paced, satisfying classic sci-fi action/adventure. This is one of those rare sequels that actually outdoes the original, with Robert Patrick inhabiting the most menacing, cold-blooded nemesis in cinema history, the implacable T-1000 assassin cyborg.
Geena Davis totally rocks this furious thriller, and we highly recommend it. One of the strongest female lead characters in filmdom. Eight years ago, Samantha Caine lost her memory. Now, a cheap detective (Samuel L. Jackson) must help her remember the past before it buries them both. What’s forgotten is not always gone, and you [...]
The definitive girl buddy movie. Thelma is a repressed housewife sick of her domineering husband. Her best friend Louise is an overworked waitress who has had bad luck with love. They take off together on a spur of the moment vacation roadtrip, and find their true selves. A must see.
Fox (Angelina Jolie) is a mysterious action chick who snatches wimpy Wesley from a life of boring bean-counting and plops him down in the middle of a secret society of assassins who can bend time and space in their mission to keep the world in balance. Awesome special FX, and Angie is hot as ever.