On today’s podcast with Peaches Christ we talked about our all time favorite films featuring women behaving badly. What are some of your favorite films featuring hard women?
We probably missed your favorite film, so please let us know what your favorite film in this genre is.
Mommie Dearest (1981)
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The face that launched a thousand drag queens. Who can forget Faye Dunaway’s unforgettable portrayal of Joan Crawford? Here is a video clip from 2007 featuring drag queen Lypsinka, John Waters and others talking about the film.
What Ever Happened to Baby Jane? (1962)
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Hag warfare. A great psychological thriller, black comedy, and over-the-top camp classic is this great trashy melodrama. The best part of this movie is that in real life, Bette Davis and Joan Crawford hated each other.
The Craft (1996)
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Four teenagers deal in witchcraft and it changes their friendship as some go to the dark side
Friday the 13th (1980)
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SPOILER: If you didn’t know, mommy did it!
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Chinese puzzle boxes are hard to solve and this guy’s wife is a real bitch. How bitchy? She becomes Queen of Hell.
I Spit on Your Grave (1978)
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Don’t mind the rape so much but don’t mess with a feminist’s manuscript in the early 70s, she’ll cut your dick off!
The Lair of the White Worm (1988)
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Lady Sylvia is some high priestess, and the worm, maahrvelous!
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Kathy Bates plays the ultimate stalker, kidnapper, caretaker, hobbler. Her insane performance won her an Oscar. This scene where she smashes his feet always freaks me out. Warning! Will give you nightmares.
The Bride Wore Black (1968)
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French film that gets very creative in ways to off evil men.
Fatal Attraction (1987)
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Remember how serious people took this film when it came out? Watch it again now and tell us what you think.
Black Mama, White Mama
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It’s billed as “Chicks in Chains” starring Pam Grier. Need we say more?
Faster, Pussycat! Kill! Kill! (1965)
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Russ Meyer’s classic film with wonderful 60s makeup, hunks, fast cars and fast women.
To Die For (1995)
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Nicole Kidman kills.
The Girl Most Likely To…
The Girl Most Likely To…
It was made for TV but we love it anyway since the fat girl in high school gets revenge.
Kill Bill – Volumes One & Two
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Bill really had it coming.
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The real crime? Christina Richie’s massive forehead.
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Two females that don’t take any crap battle to death.
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Did you really think we’d forget this one? It seems we quote this movie in just about every show we do. This is the film that taught us all to be careful on the stairs darlin’.