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As Jennifer Lawrence reprises her role as Katniss Everdeen in the new trailer for the 'Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part II' we look at the tough girls who have starred in Hollywood's most thrilling action movie blockbusters. These women are tough, armed and ready to kick butt!
You don't want to cross this fierce beauty who is King Arthur's Queen Consort. Keira Knightley's portrayal of the legendary character is not your typical dainty role as she shows off her lean body and battle skills. Picture: Rex
Now this is one kick-ass heroine. Jennifer Lawrence showed off her mean archery and hunting skills when she embodied Katniss Everdeen in the film adaptation of Suzanne Collins' novel 'The Hunger Games'. Katniss finds her life in danger when she is called to represent her district in a fight to the death in which only one person can come out alive.
Angelina Jolie is the definition of a tough girl in her role as Lara Croft, a tomb raider with a penchant for collecting ancient artifacts from ruins of temples and cities worldwide. Willing to go to dangerous lengths in hopes of finding a treasure, this bad-ass heroin is skilled in hand-to-hand combat, weapons training and can speak multiple languages. Picture: Photoshot
Sexy and fierce! Jessica Alba may play a buxom blonde exotic dancer in 'Sin City', but she gets tough in the latest instalment of the cult graphic novel which sees her on a mission to avenge the death of her lover Hartigan who helped free her from captivity as a young girl.
Here's a woman that knows how to handle a weapon! Milla Jovovich stars as amnesiac heroine Alice, who along with a band of Umbrella Corporation commandos attempts to contain the outbreak of the T-virus at a secret underground facility. Picture: Photoshot
Demi Moore proved she wasn't worried about breaking a nail when tasked with the role of G.I Jane, a fictional tale about the first woman to undergo training in U.S. Navy Special Warfare Group. She even shaved her head for the role! Picture: Photoshot
Don't let the chic leather outfit and edgy hairdo fool you because Niobe, portrayed by Jada Pinkett-Smith, is one of the most gifted martial artists to live in the fictional world of Zion. You don't want to mess with her! Picture: Photoshot
Michelle Rodriguez defied all odds when she starred as troubled teen Diana Guzman who trained to become a boxer despite issues with her abusive father and scepticism from her trainers about pursuing a career in the male-dominated sport. Girl power prevails! Picture: Photoshot
No need to fear…Xena is here! Lucy Lawless was both brave and beautiful in her role as the infamous warrior who uses her incredible fighting skills to help those who are unable to defend themselves. Picture: Photoshot
Torn between her duty as vampire and the human she loves, Kate Beckinsale plays a mean Lycan hunter named Selene who is forced to make the decision to go against her clan or save her lover who has been transformed into her enemy. Picture: Rex