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Top 10 GIFs of women who kick a** in film

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These leading ladies are more than just strong and beautiful, they can also kick your butt. Check out these GIFs of our favorite kick-a** female movie characters.

Ziyi Zhang

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Don't let her beauty fool you. Ziyi Zhang plays one tough character, Gong Er, in the upcoming new film The Grandmaster.


Scarlett Johansson

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As Natasha Romanoff in Iron Man 2 and The Avengers, Scarlett Johansson is a highly-skilled assassin and can take you down in ways that you never thought possible.


Uma Thurman

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The Kill Bill movies are chock-full of kick-a** women. But it's Uma Thurman — The Bride — who reigns supreme.


Angelina Jolie

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Angelina Jolie didn't do her butt-kicking in just one film. From Lara Croft in Tomb Raider to Evelyn Salt in Salt, she's a force to be reckoned with.


Jennifer Garner

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Jennifer Garner might be sweet in real life, but in Marvel's Daredevil she's Elektra Natchios — a ninja assassin and master combatant.

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