Marvel’s Black Widow starring Scarlet Johansson hit theaters earlier this month. Were you as excited to see it as we were? It got us thinking about some of our other favorite action adventure films that star a strong female lead. Take a look at this list of what to watch after Black Widow that we’ve put together and check out the ones you haven’t seen!

Mad Max Fury Road

Mad Max: Fury Road

R, 2015
AD 1957/4

In a post-apocalyptic wasteland, a woman rebels against a tyrannical ruler in search for her homeland with the aid of a group of female prisoners, a psychotic worshiper, and a drifter named Max.

The Hunger Games

The Hunger Games

PG-13, 2012
AD 18369/1

Katniss Everdeen voluntarily takes her younger sister’s place in the Hunger Games: a televised competition in which two teenagers from each of the twelve Districts of Panem are chosen at random to fight to the death.

Crouching Tiger Hidden Dragon

Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon

PG-13, 2000
FL CHI 1022

A young Chinese warrior steals a sword from a famed swordsman and then escapes into a world of romantic adventure with a mysterious man in the frontier of the nation.



R, 1986
SF 1720/2

Fifty-seven years after surviving an apocalyptic attack aboard her space vessel by merciless space creatures, Officer Ripley awakens from hyper-sleep and tries to warn anyone who will listen about the predators.

Rogue One: A Star Wars Story

PG-13, 2016
FA 1786

In a time of conflict, a group of unlikely heroes band together on a mission to steal the plans to the Death Star, the Empire’s ultimate weapon of destruction.

Wonder Woman

Wonder Woman

PG-13, 2017
FA 19109

When a pilot crashes and tells of conflict in the outside world, Diana, an Amazonian warrior in training, leaves home to fight a war, discovering her full powers and true destiny.



PG-13, 2020
FA 19175

A young Chinese maiden disguises herself as a male warrior in order to save her father.



R, 2018
SF 19157

A biologist signs up for a dangerous, secret expedition into a mysterious zone where the laws of nature don’t apply.

Ocean's 8

Ocean’s 8

PG-13, 2018
AD 19324

Debbie Ocean gathers an all-female crew to attempt an impossible heist at New York City’s yearly Met Gala.

Captain Marvel

Captain Marvel

PG-13, 2019
FA 19158

Carol Danvers becomes one of the universe’s most powerful heroes when Earth is caught in the middle of a galactic war between two alien races.

Written by Meg, Outreach Event Specialist