Looking for movies with hot women heroes for your next movie night? Movies with hot women heroes are way more exciting that movies that depict women as helpless and defenseless. Check out one of these movies with a hot woman hero the next time you want an action-packed, thrilling film.

  1. "Buffy the Vampire Slayer." This 1992 movie featured a hot woman hero, Buffy Summers, who learns it's her life's calling to battle vampires. Although she'd rather be shopping or cheerleading, Buffy begins to take her role seriously, and along with town outcast, prepares to battle Lothos, a powerful vampire.

  2. "Alien" (1979). In this horror film from Ridley Scott, Sigourney Weaver plays Ripley, a crew member on a towing spaceship. After an Alien attacks the ship, Ripley assumes command, becoming the hero of the movie. Although she ended up being a hot woman hero, the role of Ripley was originally meant for a man.

  3. "Terminator" and "Terminator 2: Judgement Day." The "Terminator" movies featured hot women heroes, mainly Sarah Connor, played by Linda Hamilton, the mother of John Connor. A cyborg is sent to kill her, so that she won't have her son. With help from a protector, she manages to survive. In the sequel, Connor must protect her son from a new cyborg.

  4. "Lara Croft: Tomb Raider." Based on a video game famous for its hot female hero, the "Lara Croft" movies featured real-life hottie Angelina Jolie as the butt-kicking aristocrat turned tomb raider.

  5. "La Femme Nikita" (1990). While several women have played the hot woman hero Nikita, few have done it quite so well as the original, Anne Parilleaud, in Luc Besson's 1990 movie. Nikita is a troubled girl transformed into an assassin by the French government.

-Amy Freeman