Strong Independent Women From Movies And Tv Shows: Female Spies and Action Girls

Strong Independent Women From Movies And Tv Shows

Whether they’re working mothers trying to make ends meet, dancers escaping zombie invasions, these strong women have one thing in common, they are all badass fierce survivors. In this list, we faceoff the most inspiring women in movies and tv shows.

Strong Independent Women From Movies And Tv Shows: Teachers

For better or for worse, some teachers leave an imprint on their students that stays with them for a lifetime. While it’s the real-life teachers whose job it is to educate us, we can’t help but think that we’ve learned a thing or two from some memorable on-screen educators over the years. In this list, we face off the most iconic female teachers in movies and tv shows.

Veronica Vaughn (Billy Madison, movie) vs Erin Gruwell (Freedom Writers, movie)

Who would you rather have as your homeroom teacher throughout high school?

Strong Independent Women From Movies And Tv Shows: Teachers
Veronica Vaughn (Billy Madison, movie) vs Erin Gruwell (Freedom Writers, movie)

Edna Krabappel (The Simpsons, tv show) vs Ms. Bitters (Invader Zim, TV series)

There’s an opening for a teacher in Toontown’s elementary school. Who do you recommend for the job?

Strong Independent Women From Movies And Tv Shows: Teachers
Strong Independent Women From Movies And Tv Shows: Teachers

Strong Independent Women From Movies And Tv Shows: Female Spies and Action Girls

Being a female spy is hard work — it requires peak physical strength, top-notch intelligence, social prowess, and, most difficult of all, the ability to keep a secret. But the hardest thing about it is to manage to make the business look exceedingly glamorous. Here are the top Lady spies who make it all look so easy.

Natasha Romanoff (Black Widow) vs Evelyn Salt (Salt, movie)

Some of the most wealthy and evil people in the city are attending a masquerade. Which weathered spy do you send to blend in and gather intel?

Strong Independent Women From Movies And Tv Shows: Female Spies and Action Girls
Natasha Romanoff (Black Widow) vs Evelyn Salt (Salt, movie)

Vesper Lynd (James Bond: Casino Royale) vs Bridget Von Hammersmark (Inglorious Bastards, movie)

Female spies occasionally need to use their looks to lure people out of the public eye. Which of the below would you be more susceptible to?

Strong Independent Women From Movies And Tv Shows: Female Spies and Action Girls
Vesper Lynd (James Bond: Casino Royale) vs Bridget Von Hammersmark (Inglorious Bastards, movie)

Sabina Wilson (Charlie’s Angels, 2019 movie) vs Ilsa Faust (Mission: Impossible, movies)

Which female agent is better at hand-to-hand combat?

Strong Independent Women From Movies And Tv Shows: Female Spies and Action Girls
Sabina Wilson (Charlie’s Angels, 2019 movie) vs Ilsa Faust (Mission: Impossible, movies)

Carmen Cortez (Spy Kids, movie) vs Audrey Stockman (The Spy Who Dumped Me)

A nuclear scientist has been kidnapped! Who do you send deep into the jungle to locate and rescue him? The brave heroic kid or the female spy legend?

Strong Independent Women From Movies And Tv Shows: Female Spies and Action Girls
Carmen Cortez (Spy Kids, movie) vs Audrey Stockman (The Spy Who Dumped Me)

Lucy Wilde (Despicable Me 2, movie) vs Malory Archer (Archer, TV series)

A nuclear scientist has been kidnapped! Who do you send deep into the jungle to locate and rescue him?

Lucy Wilde (Despicable Me 2, movie) vs Malory Archer (Archer, TV series)
Lucy Wilde (Despicable Me 2, movie) vs Malory Archer (Archer, TV series)

Maggie Fitzgerald (Million Dollar Baby, movie) vs Diana Guzman (Girlfight, movie)

Both ladies have worked hard to get to this point. Who would K.O her opponent?

Strong Independent Women From Movies And Tv Shows: Journalists
Maggie Fitzgerald (Million Dollar Baby, movie) vs Diana Guzman (Girlfight, movie)

Strong Independent Women From Movies And Tv Shows: Femme Fatale

You can’t take your eyes off them — and you’d better not turn your back on them. These devious dames will haunt your dreams, ahead. This is the ultimate face-off of the dark-hearted fiction sirens – femme Fatales who are as captivating as they are cruel.

Natasha Romanoff (Avengers, movies) vs Vanessa Ives (Penny Dreadful, TV series)

You just received intel that a female assassin has entered the U.S in order to kill the president. Which one of this femme fatale do you send to seduce and eliminate him?

Strong Independent Women From Movies And Tv Shows: Femme Fatale
Natasha Romanoff (Avengers, movies) vs Vanessa Ives (Penny Dreadful, TV series)

Edie Britt (Desperate Housewives, TV Show) vs Gemme Teller Morrow (Sons of Anarchy, TV series)

Having an affair with a femme fatale is a first-class ticket to the morgue. Which woman is more deadly to her lovers?

Strong Independent Women From Movies And Tv Shows: Femme Fatale
Edie Britt (Desperate Housewives, TV Show) vs Gemme Teller Morrow (Sons of Anarchy, TV series)

Cathrine Tramell (Basic Instinct, movie) vs Jane Smith (Mr. and Mrs. Smith, movie)

Ice pick or gun, these ladies take no prisoners. Who takes more pleasure from the killings?

Strong Independent Women From Movies And Tv Shows: Femme Fatale
Cathrine Tramell (Basic Instinct, movie) vs Jane Smith (Mr. and Mrs. Smith, movie)

Selina Kyle (The Dark Knight Rises, movie) vs Nikita Mears (Nikita, 2010-2013 TV Show)

The term femme fatale was probably coined to describe this dc female character and the famous female hitwoman. Who stomps in hand-to-hand combat to submission?

Strong Independent Women From Movies And Tv Shows: Femme Fatale
Selina Kyle (The Dark Knight Rises, movie) vs Nikita Mears (Nikita, 2010-2013 TV Show)

Saffron (Firefly, TV series) vs Caprica Six (Battlestar Galactica, TV series)

Careful, don’t dare fall for these women! Who has higher seductive abilities?

Strong Independent Women From Movies And Tv Shows: Femme Fatale
Saffron (Firefly, TV series) vs Caprica Six (Battlestar Galactica, TV series)

Strong Independent Women From Movies And Tv Shows: Journalists

This category is for strong independent female characters who are in the field of journalism (News anchors, reporters, columnists, newspaper editors, news photographers, and Weathermen).

April O’Neil (Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, 2014 movie) vs Gale Weathers (Scream, movies)

Who is more likely to risk her life for a good story?

Strong Independent Women From Movies And Tv Shows: Journalists
April O’Neil (Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, 2014 movie) vs Gale Weathers (Scream, movies

Strong Independent Women From Movies And Tv Shows: Sex Workers

Nancy Callahan (Sin City) vs Destiny (Hustlers, movie)

You’ve just opened a new strip establishment (it’s fancy like that) and need a headliner to captivate your crowd and keep people coming back. Who do you hire?

Strong Independent Women From Movies And Tv Shows:  Sex Workers
Nancy Callahan (Sin City) vs Destiny (Hustlers, movie)

Santanico Pandemonium (From Dusk till Dawn, movie) vs Cherry Darling (Planet Terror)

You are a club owner with some really rough clientele. Which gun woman do you hire that can hold her own with handsy clients?

Strong Independent Women From Movies And Tv Shows: Sex Workers
Santanico Pandemonium (From Dusk till Dawn, movie) vs Cherry Darling (Planet Terror)

Sarah “Rose” O’Reilly (We’re the Millers) vs Dakota Moss (I Know Who Killed Me, movie)

As the principal of an elementary school, you don’t mind if the second-grade teacher is an exotic dancer, it’s just better than the kids don’t know. Which of the below can conceal it better?

Strong Independent Women From Movies And Tv Shows: Sex Workers
Sarah “Rose” O’Reilly (We’re the Millers) vs Dakota Moss (I Know Who Killed Me, movie)

Althea Leasure (The People vs. Larry Flynt, movie) vs Erin Grant (Striptease, movie)

You need to blackmail a politician who regularly visits a specific strip club. Which dancer do you choose to seduce him and get him on camera?

Strong Independent Women From Movies And Tv Shows: Sex Workers
Althea Leasure (The People vs. Larry Flynt, movie) vs Erin Grant (Striptease, movie)

Gail (Sin City, movie) vs Lana (Risky Business, movie)

Strong omen are not people you want to anger, but sometimes guys try to push their limits. Whose bad side is it more dangerous to be on?

Strong Independent Women From Movies And Tv Shows: Sex Workers
Gail (Sin City, movie) vs Lana (Risky Business, movie)

Vivian Ward (Pretty Woman) vs Alabama (True Romance)

You’ve just opened a brand new and, more importantly, legal brothel. Who is your first hire?

Strong Independent Women From Movies And Tv Shows: Sex Workers
Vivian Ward (Pretty Woman) vs Alabama (True Romance)

Eva Toole (Hell on Wheels) vs Delilah Fitzgerald (Unforgiven)

Being a pro in the Old West demanded an especially tough kind of woman. Which of the below is tougher?

Strong Independent Women From Movies And Tv Shows: Sex Workers
Eva Toole (Hell on Wheels) vs Delilah Fitzgerald (Unforgiven)

Wendy S. (Breaking Bad, TV Series) vs Da Nan (Full Metal Jacket, movie)

If you’re going to be with a pro you need to be safe about it, but some women of the night are more worrisome than others. Who are you more likely to catch something from?

See Also: Breaking Bad vs Sopranos: Which Is Better?

Strong Independent Women From Movies And Tv Shows: Sex Workers
Wendy S. (Breaking Bad, TV Series) vs Da Nan (Full Metal Jacket, movie)

Three-B (Total Recall, 2012 movie) vs Easy (Taxi Driver)

While some on-screen dancer characters are charming, others can be quite surprising to see. Who is more shocking to see as a pro?

Strong Independent Women From Movies And Tv Shows: Sex Workers
Three-B (Total Recall, 2012 movie) vs Easy (Taxi Driver)

Pris (Blade Runner, movie) vs Lisa (Weird Science, movie)

Congrats! You’ve just opened the first-ever female bots hot. Who is your first guest?

Nell (Hell on Wheels) vs Mona Stangley (Best Little House in Texas)

The joint in your town is legal but you still want to make sure the workers are being cared for. Who do you think takes better care of her employees?

Strong Independent Women From Movies And Tv Shows: Cheerleaders

In this category, we faceoff the top greatest cheerleaders in movies and TV series to ever provide perfectly synchronized moral support.

Isis (Bring it On, 2000 movie) vs Bianca (Fired Up, movie)

You need a lead cheerleader for your college cheerleading squad. Someone who can really get the team going. Who do you choose?

Strong Independent Women From Movies And Tv Shows: Cheerleaders
Isis (Bring it On, 2000 movie) vs Bianca (Fired Up, movie)

Buffy Summers (Buffy The Vampire Slayer) vs Claire Bennet (Heroes, TV series)

Forget Cheerleading, your town has been attacked by hellish monsters from another dimension! Who do you send to contain the situation?

Strong Independent Women From Movies And Tv Shows: Cheerleaders
Buffy Summers (Buffy The Vampire Slayer) vs Claire Bennet (Heroes, TV series)

Beth Cassidy (Dare Me, Netflix series) vs Quinn Fabray (Glee, TV show)

Your high school football team has had the longest losing streak in their history. Who can snap them out of apathy?

Strong Independent Women From Movies And Tv Shows: Cheerleaders
Beth Cassidy (Dare Me, Netflix series) vs Quinn Fabray (Glee, TV series)

Lee (Death Proof, movie) vs Angela Hayes (American Beauty, movie)

It’s the all-star cheerleading competition. Who is more likely to provide better performance?

Strong Independent Women From Movies And Tv Shows: Cheerleaders
Lee (Death Proof, movie) vs Angela Hayes (American Beauty, movie)

Stacy (Starsky and Hutch, 2004 movie) vs Kim Possible (Kim Possible, animated series)

Sometimes cheerleading is just a springboard to stardom. Who is more likely to make it big in Hollywood?

Strong Independent Women From Movies And Tv Shows: Cheerleaders
Stacy (Starsky and Hutch, 2004 movie) vs Kim Possible (Kim Possible, animated series)

Strong Independent Women From Movies And Tv Shows: Female Witches and Sorceresses

Strong Independent Women From Movies And Tv Shows: Witches have captivated and fascinated us for centuries. They come in all shapes, sizes, and styles, from the casters of spells in your childhood fairytales to the modern witches next door of “American Horror Story: Coven”. For this faceoff, we’ve rounded up the most iconic witches in pop culture history, from the Disney icons to Hogwarts heroines

Baba Yaga (Hellboy, 2019) vs Lina Inverse (Slayers)

Portals to the underworld have opened and your neighborhood is being overrun with demons! Who do you choose to help protect your home?

Yennefer (The Witcher, Netflix) vs Vivienne Nimue, the Blood Queen (Hellboy II, movie)

Which powerful sorceress wins in a head-to-head fight to the death?

Rita Repulsa (Mighty Morphin Power Rangers) vs Evil-Lyn (He-Man)

All out war! There is chaos around you as people are being hacked and sliced to bits. You can choose one powerful witch to have your back. Who do you choose?

Kiki (Kiki’s delivery service) vs Chihiro (Spirited Away)

In order for their magic to prevail, their will cannot break. Who is the more resilient of these magical girls?

Professor Minerva McGonagall (Harry Potter) vs Rin Tohsaka (Fate/stay night)

As ruler of your land, you need a powerful aide that will guide and advise you. Who do you choose?

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