12 female-fronted action movies to watch on Netflix right now

12 female-fronted action movies to watch on Netflix right now

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We all KNOW women rock, make things happen, rule the world, have brilliant minds, and kick major ass. But how often are these realities represented in the media? Netflix is helping us out, constantly streaming action flicks that feature females front-and-center.

Over the last decade, television producers, writers and directors have been slowly but steadily creating more inspiring female-driven roles and perspectives than ever before. This year’s Emmy’s showcased some of these women-centric roles and the #bosslady actors that portrayed them.

Jessica Jones, Supergirl, Kimmy Schmidt. Just a few of the smart, complex, previewed a new “She Rules” ad highlighting some of the females characters who are available for #bingewatching right now.

Here’s a list of some action movies to stream on your next #movienight, which, if you’re like us, is going to be tonight and every night until we’ve made it through these.

Jessica Jones in Marvel’s Jessica Jones


Patience Phillips in Catwoman


Lara Croft in Lara Croft Tomb Raider: The Cradle of Life


Sue Storm in Fantastic Four


Buffy Summers in Buffy the Vampire Slayer


Daisy Johnson and Melinda May in Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.


Selene in Underworld


Yu Shu Lien in Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon: Sword of Destiny


Everly in Everly


Sun Bak in Sense8


Clarke Griffin in The 100


Supergirl in Supergirl


Women #FTW.

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