10 iconic female characters in cinema

These striking heroines have been trendsetters and role models for millions of women around the world for many years. What do you think?

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10 iconic female characters in cinema

Holly Golightly, Breakfast at Tiffany's

Breakfast at Tiffany's is steeped in style from the first shot to the last shot. The main character performed by Audrey Hepburn turned out to be especially expressive. A neat black dress, a string of pearls, and high gloves - the legendary image of the actress is still inspired by many designers and filmmakers.

10 iconic female characters in cinema

Scarlett O'Hara, Gone With the Wind

Scarlett O'Hara's cinematic look is a living encyclopedia of fashion. The luxurious outfits of the main character captivated the audience throughout the whole picture. But don't beg for Vivien Leigh's merits. The actress brilliantly got used to the role of a passionate and strong woman, managing to truly convey her emotions and difficult character.

 

10 iconic female characters in cinema

Vivien Ward, Pretty Woman

Julia Roberts' charisma and charm are definitely not to be missed. Bright and expressive Vivien Ward in her performance captivates at first sight. It's funny that the Disney film company was strongly against the candidacy of the actress. But Roberts got the role and became one of the highest-paid actresses in Hollywood.

10 iconic female characters in cinema

Mia Wallis, Pulp Fiction

Mia Wallace is the embodiment of the vamp woman. Daring, a little crazy, with a bouquet of bad habits, but damn charming. This role became fateful for Uma Thurman. After all, few actresses can boast of the title of Muse. Moreover, the Muse of Quentin Tarantino.

10 iconic female characters in cinema

Malena Scordia, Malena

The role of Malena was to be played by Sophia Loren. But the actress refused to shoot, and then Monica Bellucci appeared in the project. She easily managed to play the role of a criminally beautiful woman. Malena seems to be the ideal of female beauty. Her hair, makeup, outfits are flawless. Nevertheless, the main role in this image is played by Bellucci's hypnotic gaze.

10 iconic female characters in cinema

Lara Croft, "Lara Croft - Tomb Raider"

Since the release of Lara Croft, Angelina Jolie has consistently ranked among the highest-paid actresses in Hollywood. And the image of the daring tomb raider has been considered the standard of female beauty for several decades.

10 iconic female characters in cinema

Matilda, "Leon"

Despite her young age, fearless Matilda easily outshines most adult women. Before Luc Besson, no one had yet created such female images in cinema. Of course, in many ways, the image of Matilda is the merit of not only the director but also Natalie Portman. Incredibly, this role was the debut of the actress.

10 iconic female characters in cinema

Catherine Tramell, Basic Instinct

Sharon Stone was an unknown actress until she played the fatal beauty of Catherine Tramell. This role made the actress a Hollywood star. Sharon Stone once admitted that if it were not for this film, she would have abandoned her acting career and went to study to be a lawyer.

10 iconic female characters in cinema

Sarah Connor, Terminator

Sarah Connor has gone an incredible way: from a simple waitress to a woman on whose fate the future of humanity depends. Under the blows of fate, her heroine only grows stronger. Unfortunately, Linda Hamilton, who played Sarah Connor, was not as lucky as her heroine. The actress remained a hostage of one image in the cinema.

10 iconic female characters in cinema

Thelma Dickinson & Louise Sawyer, Thelma & Louise

Thelma and Louise are the most recognizable female tandem in cinema. Despite the fact that the heroines are insanely different, they are equally strong and free in spirit. It is also one of the most striking examples of female friendship in cinema. If you still think there is no female friendship, check out Thelma and Louise

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