26 Women In Action Movies That Can Definitely Whoop Your Butt

    Don't mess with her.

    Action fans agree that John Wick: Chapter 4 delivered heart-pounding thrills. One character that brought some of the best action was Rina Sawayama as Akira. Let's just say she made Hawkeye look like he had a toy bow.

    Whether it is in the lead or supporting roles, there are action movies throughout history that have showcased women kicking ass on the big screen.

    Rina Sawayama filming a scene as Akira

    Here are 25 badass women who elevated action films:

    1. Danai Gurira as Okoye in the Black Panther franchise

    2. Sigourney Weaver as Ellen Ripley in Aliens

    Ripley in a mech suit

    3. Zoe Saldaña as Gamora in The Guardians of the Galaxy franchise

    Gamora kneeling over someone

    4. Michelle Yeoh as Yu Shu Lien in Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon

    Yu Shu Lein wields a sword

    5. Charlize Theron as Furiosa in Mad Max: Fury Road

    Furiosa chokes Mad Max with his chain

    6. Halle Berry as Sofia in John Wick: Chapter 3 – Parabellum

    7. Linda Hamilton as Sarah Connor in Terminator 2: Judgment Day

    Sarah Connor loads a gun with sunglasses on

    8. Carrie-Anne Moss as Trinity in the Matrix franchise

    Trinity holds two handguns

    9. Uma Thurman as The Bride in the Kill Bill franchise

    The Bride wields a samurai sword

    10. Rosa Salazar as Alita in Alita: Battle Angel

    Alita wearing a helmet

    11. Viola Davis as Nanisca in The Woman King

    Nanisca leads her army

    12. Gal Gadot as Diana Prince in Wonder Woman.

    13. Scarlett Johansson as Black Widow in the Marvel Universe

    Black Widow falling from the sky

    14. Zazie Beetz as Domino in Deadpool 2

    15. Mary Elizabeth Winstead as Huntress in Birds of Prey

    Huntress holds a crossbow

    16. Rebecca Romijn as Mystique in the X-Men franchise

    17. Antje Traue as Faora-Ul in Man of Steel

    Faora-Ul holds a blade and smiles

    18. Amber Midthunder as Naru in Prey

    Naru unleashes battle cry

    19. Eva Green as Artemisia in 300: Rise of an Empire

    Artemisia holds a bow with a flaming arrow

    20. Charlize Theron as Lorraine Broughton in Atomic Blonde

    Lorraine Broughton masks up

    21. Angelina Jolie as Lara Croft in Lara Croft: Tomb Raider

    Lara Croft uses a glow stick light in a cave

    22. Karen Allen as Marion Ravenwood in Raiders of the Lost Ark

    Marion drinks a shot while bystanders watch on

    23. Lashana Lynch as Nomi in No Time to Die

    Nomi drives car with sunglasses on

    24. Rebecca Ferguson as Ilsa Faust in the Mission: Impossible franchise

    Isla in a yellow dress

    25. Rachel Weisz as Evelyn The Mummy Returns

    26. Keira Knightley as Elizabeth Swann in the Pirates of the Caribbean franchise

    Elizabeth Swann screams out commands

    Who's your favorite? I'm sure I missed some, so please share what action movie women you love in the comments below!