The most delicate, slim, sleek heroines when hold a fire gun, fight like hell, kick the toughest men, play stunts of their own, and still look hot in doing so…They are rightly called the hottest female action stars of all time.
Tough girls playing action heroines is no more an alien concept, rather the most common one. Following is a list of the hottest female action stars of all time who gave a new direction to the cinema with their bold and courageous performances.
1. Sigourney Weaver
Sigourney Weaver was first introduced in 1979 by the director Ridley Scott, famous for his horror movies. She was perhaps the first ever lady playing action heroine and thus a new trend was set. Her first appearance was in the movie Alien in which she played Ellen Ripley. it’s tough to say if Sigourney Weaver made Ellen Ripley or if Ripley made Weaver, but the role achieved a lofty status.
What places Weaver among the hottest female action stars of all time is her physical prowess as well as her sexual allure which even charms when is not intended to be on display.
2. Pam Grier
Grier is considered to be one of the American cinema’s baddest on-screen personas. Her impact is undeniable and she can very logically be placed among the hottest female action stars of all time.
Pam Grier established her status of an action heroine by her performances in Coffy (1973) and Foxy Brown (1974). The toughest ever lady re emerged in 1998 in Jackie Brown.
3. Michelle Yeoh
Michelle Yeoh has been successfully consumed as an action star in more than 20 films. She has played her own stunts, kept pace with James Bond, and held her own alongside legends like Jet Li and Jackie Chan. Her performances in Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon and Yes Madam helped her gaining the stature of the hottest female action stars of all time.
4. Angelina Jolie
Angelina Jolie is a name which can undoubtedly be placed among the hottest female action stars of all time. This femme fatale gained much success in the action film genre for her performances in The Bone Collector, Gone in 60 Seconds, Original Sin, Girl, Interrupted, Mr. and Mrs. Smith and many more. Angelina Jolie despite being an action heroine is famous for her sex appeal.
5. Uma Thurman
Poison Ivy, Avenger, Super Ex-Girlfriend, Kill Bill:Vol I and II earned Uma Thurman the status of the hottest female action stars of all time. Uma Thurman wears and delivers her characters with a vigor, effectiveness and bloody style. She truly sounds a woman warrior.
6. Cynthia Rothrock
She is the Iconic 80’s action legend. This martial arts champion has contributed a lot to the martial arts film genre and is one of the pioneers. Her characters in Honor & Glory and China O’Brein were the most famous of all the other performances.
7. Carrie-Anne Moss
Carrie-Anne Moss made Matrix an evergreen movie with her leather clad Trinity. Her performance was mind blowing and thus her character of a hot female computer programmer was much loved.