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39 Ladies Who Caused Your Sexual Awakening

It's not just about the guys, you know.

We recently asked members of the BuzzFeed Community to share the character or celebrity who caused their sexual awakening. Here are some of the ladies responsible…

1. Miss Honey (Embeth Davidtz) - Matilda

Paramount
Paramount

"I looooooove Miss Honey. That moment she looked over her glasses at me as a child? I am dead all over again." - submitted by Mark Di Stefano.

2. Hermione (Emma Watson) - Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban

Warner Bros
Warner Bros

"Emma Watson in about the third Harry Potter. Mind you, this was a couple of years from when it first came out, but then began my long-standing crush on her, still present to this day." - submitted by Ally Huitron (Facebook).

3. Wednesday Addams (Christina Ricci) - Addams Family Values

Paramount
Paramount

"I think it was Christina Ricci as Wednesday Addams. Specifically in Addams Family Values. That probably says a hell of a lot about me." - submitted by Adam Cummins (Facebook).

4. Ariel (Jodi Benson) - The Little Mermaid

Disney
Disney

"Ariel in The Little Mermaid, with the flawless hairography and teeny-weeny bikini... Aaand now I realize why I have a thing for people biting their lips." - submitted by Brinnley Spencer (Facebook).

5. Alex (Larisa Oleynik) - The Secret World of Alex Mack

Nickelodeon
Nickelodeon

"Alex Mack." - submitted by Claytonh483fdc76f.

6. Buffy (Sarah Michelle Gellar) - Buffy the Vampire Slayer

The WB
The WB

"Buffy Summers." - submitted by Gregory Haroutunian (Facebook)

7. Britney Spears

"The music video for 'Toxic' by Britney Spears... ofc that stuff gave me lady boners." - submitted by Zoé Borge (Facebook).

8. Xenia (Famke Janssen) - Goldeneye

Eon
Eon

"Famke Janssen in Goldeneye. The part where she strangles the dude with her legs. I was about 10-11 and I remember it being a really awkward moment as I watched it with my family on VHS. It was the first time I fully understood why a certain thing was happening, if you catch my drift." - submitted by ChrisHMPage.

9. Princess Leia (Carrie Fisher) - Star Wars

Lucasfilm
Lucasfilm

"Princess. Leia. In. The. Gold. Bikini." - submitted by Ludicrousspeed.

10. Rihanna

"Rihanna. Basically I knew I liked girls since elementary school because I would watch her music videos religiously, then quickly hide them when my parents walked by. Especially that 'Shut Up and Drive' video. Now that was Heaven to my little kid brain." - submitted by Oliviad4219a0950.

11. Rose (Kate Winslet) - Titanic

Paramount
Paramount

"Kate Winslet in Titanic." - submitted by MrCtheAmazing.

12. Kelly (Tiffani Amber Thiessen) - Saved By The Bell

NBC
NBC

"Two words. Kelly Kapowski." - submitted by Joshuag44d3cd67c.

13. Scully (Gillian Anderson) - The X-Files

Fox
Fox

"Dana Scully." - submitted by Emilyfayeoakley.

14. Olivia Benson (Mariska Hargitay) - Law and Order: Special Victims Unit

NBC
NBC

"Mariska Hargitay as Olivia Benson in Law and Order: SVU. Hot damn." - submitted by Lilian King (Facebook).

15. Catwoman (Michelle Pfeiffer) - Batman Returns

Warner Bros
Warner Bros

"Catwoman made criminals sexy." - submitted by Dean Nye.

16. Sarah (Jennifer Connelly) - Labyrinth

Lucasfilm
Lucasfilm

"Jennifer Connelly in Labyrinth. Please call me." - submitted by Brad Esposito.

17. Cordelia (Charisma Carpenter) - Angel

The WB
The WB

"Cordelia Chase from Angel." - submitted by Mgreen487.

18. Tina (Cameron Diaz) - The Mask

New Line Cinema
New Line Cinema

"Cameron Diaz in her sexy singing scene in the movie The Mask. Wow!" - submitted by Kirk Lamirande (Facebook).

19. Xena (Lucy Lawless) - Xena: Warrior Princess

Syfy
Syfy

"Xena!" - submitted by Jemima Skelley.

20. Alex (Olivia Wilde) - The O.C.

"Alex from The O.C. She made me realise that I like girls." - submitted by Plantelf.

21. Pocahontas (Irene Bedard) - Pocahontas

Disney
Disney

"I WILL GO JUST AROUND THE RIVER BEND WITH POCAHONTAS ANY DAY." - submitted by Jai Ingram (Facebook).

22. Jules (Keira Knightley) - Bend it Like Beckham

Fox Searchlight
Fox Searchlight

"Keira Knightley in Bend it Like Beckham. That sports bra." - submitted by Lane Sainty.

23. Tara (Amber Benson) - Buffy the Vampire Slayer

The WB
The WB

"Amber Benson as Tara in BtVS. Naturally." - submitted by The Robotic Doom Avenger.

24. Poison Ivy (Uma Thurman) - Batman & Robin

Warner Bros
Warner Bros

"Uma Thurman as Poison Ivy. Those terrible puns. That seductive monkey consume dance. Oh ya." - submitted by Darcir2.

25. Shego (Nicole Sullivan) - Kim Possible

Disney
Disney

"Mine was Shego from Kim Possible. That husky voice and the take-no-prisoners attitude just really did it for me. Not to mention that she looked damn good in all that green and black leather." - submitted by Edenjoyf.

26. Joan Jett

Bellaphon

"Joan Jett." - submitted by Anonymous.

27. Gracie (Sandra Bullock) - Miss Congeniality

Castle Rock
Castle Rock

"Sandra Bullock in Miss Congeniality." - submitted by Ernestosalinas219.

28. Jasmine (Linda Larkin) - Aladdin

Disney
Disney

"Jasmine from Aladdin. Totally wanted to be sexy like her." - submitted by Unruly.

29. Kelly (Gemma Arterton) - St Trinian's

Ealing
Ealing

"Gemma Arterton as Kelly in St Trinian's. When the crowds parted and she was leaning against that door - wow!" - submitted by DarwinianGirl.

30. Madonna

Sandy Hill / AP

"Seeing Madonna doing that 'Like A Virgin' performance on the Blonde Ambition Tour. That. Was. It. God bless the old MTV days." - submitted by Emma Bergsten (Facebook).

31. Lisa (Angelina Jolie) - Girl, Interrupted

Columbia
Columbia

"Angelina Jolie in Girl, Interrupted. And yes, I am aware I should’ve not been watching that film at the age of 12. Oh, well. Totally worth it." - submitted by Anna Neyman.

32. Jessica Rabbit (Kathleen Turner) - Who Framed Roger Rabbit

Disney
Disney

"Jessica Rabbit, for sure." - submitted by Stephen Simons (Facebook).

33. Haley (Missy Peregrym) - Stick It

Touchstone
Touchstone

"Missy Peregrym in Stick It. My little gay heart couldn’t handle it." - submitted by Julius Caesar.

34. Kylie Minogue

Sony / vimeo.com
Sony / vimeo.com

"Kylie Minogue in 'Can't Get You Out Of My Head'." - submitted by Alexandre Maciel (Facebook).

35. Megara (Susan Egan) - Hercules

Disney
Disney

"Megara from Hercules, her eyes and voice were sooo captivating." - submitted by Marcovargasg.

36. Daisy (Jessica Simpson) - Dukes of Hazzard

Village Roadshow
Village Roadshow

"Daisy Duke in a trailer for the two-thousand-and-something Dukes of Hazzard film. Can’t remember the actress and I never actually saw the film but that was it." - submitted by LGerggy.

37. Padmé (Natalie Portman) - Star Wars

Lucasfilm
Lucasfilm

"Natalie Portman in Star Wars." - submitted by Jordyntemple99.

38. Chrissy (Suzanne Somers) - Three's Company

ABC
ABC

"When I watched Three's Company and I saw Chrissy. Then all I wanted to do was move to California and live with two women. Oh Chrissy!!!" - submitted by Terryk449723498.

39. Megan (Natasha Lyonne) and Graham (Clea DuVall) - But I'm a Cheerleader

Lionsgate
Lionsgate

"When the two main characters from But I'm A Cheerleader kissed." - submitted by Danielah4276da454.

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