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Wonder Woman Isn’t The First Totally Badass Woman To Appear On Screen

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The latest addition to the DC Films line-up is the recently released Wonder Woman, with Israeli actress Gal Gadot, previously known for her appearance in the Fast and Furious franchise as Sung Kang’s love interest, taking the titular role (Diana Prince). But Wonder Woman’s character isn’t the first of its kind, as each decade had its own fair share of badass female protagonists in movies, and in this gallery compiled by 9gag, you will see each decade of the past’s unique badass female character.

Let’s start off by this quote regarding Gal Gadot’s portraying of Wonder Woman:

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Here are some stand-out badass female characters from the past years and decades. Let us know in the comments which one of these was your crush back in the day (if you were around when these were too)

1973

Your hair will never be as awesome and in place like it was with these two ladies.

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3

1977

Who can forget Princess Leia? (RIP Carrie Fisher)

4

1979

Ripley was the first action heroine, according to some.

5

1980

And of course you can’t forget Sarah Connor.

6

1990

How many women can pull a dress like this with a gun off like this?

7

1991

“Good evening, Clarice.”

8

1993

You wanted to be them.

9

1995

Watching Xena was fun in a guilty pleasure sort of way.

11

1997

You wanted to be her, too.

22

And this, this is an institution.

33

1999

Admit it, you’ve searched this outfit online and considered dressing like this.

44

2001

Angelina Jolie as Lara Croft and Emma Watson as Hermione? Sign me up!

55

66

2002

And this was when you wanted to be a mofo horror main character, remember?

77

Ah. The dream of many a nerd.

88

The dream of even more a nerd.

99

2003

Few actresses are as gorgeous as Kate Beckinsale in Underworld.

111

2004

You wanted gauntlets because of her, didn’t you.

222

2005

And you left the salon with this hairstyle some time in 2005.

333

2010

I’ll never forget how amazing Scarlett Johansson looked when she first appeared in the Marvel Cinematic Universe.

444

2011

Scarily good.

666

2013

In 2013, we all wanted to carry swords because of this.

777

Have any more badass women that have also appeared in past movies to share with us? Let us know in the comments below!

Source:9gag

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