Pop Culture's Most Badass Heroines

The Hunger Games is here! To celebrate, we picked out our favorite females from TV, the movies and more who are not to be messed with if you know what’s good for you.

By Jessica Henderson

March 23, 2012 5:00 PM
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Foxy Brown

Just like the movie poster says for this pulp '70s classic: Don't mess with the meanest girl in town! This revenge-seeking whole lotta woman posed as a prostitute to shut down a mob-run modeling agency, and in turn save other photogenic ladies from lives of drugs and walking the streets. While her fights often veered into the gory and graphic, we're giving the tough-talking Pam Grier some serious bonus points for her funky-fresh halter tops and iron will. Can you dig it?
Secret weapons: Feminine wiles, vigilante justice
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