Nothing causes more boners than an action movie — especially when it stars a femme fatale who knows how to handle a gun. Everyone loves a sharp shootinâ€™, straight talkinâ€™ lady whose looks alone could kill, but itâ€™s even better when sheâ€™s actually a trained lethal weapon. In honor of the women who inspire us to fight for our rights (and wear something skin tight), here are The Friskyâ€™s Top 5 Female Action Heroes.
5. Jane Fonda as Barbarella Sheâ€™s bold, sheâ€™s blonde, and she wonâ€™t take no for an answer. The stylish mod manhandler battles her way through the universe with a dozen outfits and one ray gun. Keep reading »
Barbarella is an inter-gallactic sex symbol, a lover and a fighter, and sheâ€™s coming back to the big screen! Director Robert Rodriguez, who is known for being Quentin Tarantinoâ€™s boy crush and for stylized films like Sin City and Planet Terror, is now taking on the swinging ’60s space odyssey. And heâ€™s going above and beyond to stick to the original — even behind the scenes. Rose McGowan, Rodriguezâ€™s fiancee, has signed on to fill the go-go boots of Jane Fonda, whose husband Roger Vadim directed the original in â€˜68. Although filming had been delayed due to the writersâ€™ strike, hopefully the impending Screen Actors Guild strike wonâ€™t get in Barbarellaâ€™s way. But if thereâ€™s one thing we know about the Amazon woman, nothing and no one can stop her! [Media Morgue] Keep reading »