Best Female Superhero Characters of All Time

There is no secret that male superhero characters always dominate the box office. Some amazing female superhero characters have also been given solo screen time that is worthwhile. Although there might not be too many women superhero characters appearing in movies and shows, when they have, the impressive ladies have always enthralled audiences.

You can see such characters appearing in movies and shows that air on cable TV as lead roles and guest appearances. For instance, Captain Marvel, Super Girl, Poison Ivy, Harley Quinn, and many others have dominated the screens for a long time now. You can see all of these characters in movies that have been created throughout history and many of them are yet to come. 

So check out cinemas near you and if you want to save money and get the cinematic experience at home, you can go for services and offers by Spectrum St Louis. Let’s have a look at some amazing female superhero characters that dominated the screen. 

Black Widow

Real Name: Natasha Romanoff

Movies Appeared In Iron Man 2 (2010), Avengers Assemble (2012), Avengers: Age of Ultron (2015), Captain America: Civil War (2016), Black Widow (2020)

One of the most popular female superheroes who gained popularity from the recent Avengers movie is Natasha Romanoff aka the Black Widow. In the comic books, Natasha was introduced as a Russian spy who later became part of the S.H.I.E.L.D initiative and one of the vital members of the Avengers. She is a highly trained expert in hand-to-hand combat and mastered almost all weapons. In the MCU, Scarlett Johansson appeared as the Black Widow in many movies including Captain America: The Winter Soldier, Avengers: Infinity War and fans always demanded for a Black Widow movie for many years and finally they are expected to get one as the character is set to have a solo movie later in the year 2020. 

Dark Phoenix 

Real Name: Jean Grey

Movies Appeared In X-Men (2000) X2 (2003) X-Men: The Last Stand (2006) The Wolverine (2013) X-Men: Days of Future Past (2014) X-Men: Apocalypse (2016) Dark Phoenix (2019)

Dark Phoenix is one of the most notable characters and a member of a group of mutants called the X-Men. Jean has the ability of telekinesis and telepathy and her powers are magnified when she gets overcome by the Phoenix Force. Hence, she becomes the Dark Phoenix with unlimited strength and power on both humans and fellow mutants. Dark Phoenix/Jean Grey is featured in numerous movies over the years as Sophie Turner and Famke Janssen 

Harley Quinn

Real Name: Dr. Harleen Frances Quinzel

Movies Appeared In Birds of Prey: And the Fantabulous Emancipation of One Harley Quinn (2020), Suicide Squad (2016), The Lego Movie 2: The Second Part (2019), Birds of Prey (2002–2003), The Lego Batman Movie and others 

Harley Quinn rose to fame throughout the world due to her amazing and looney appearances in many comic books and TV shows. The character has developed in recent times from being a crazy crime partner to the Crime Prince of Gotham, Joker to a kickass character and came to the big screen for the first time. Harley Quinn used to be a psychologist who was driven mad by the Joker with whom she falls in love. The recent movie features Margot Robbie as Harley Quinn for the second time and takes the character to a whole new level. 

The Invisible Woman

Real Name: Susan Benjamin

Movies Appeared In Fantastic Four (2005) and Fantastic Four: Rise of the Silver Surfer (2007) 

The Invisible Woman is one of the core members of the Fantastic Four and is also knowns as The Invisible Girl. She has always been part of almost every Fantastic Four movie. Sue Storm was played by Kate Mara in the year 2015 and also by Jessica Alba in the 2005 Fantastic Four movie. She is also one of the most important female superheroes as she was the first character to appear in the Marvel Universe with amazing superpowers including invisibility and the capability to create invisible force fields. 

Captain Marvel

Real Name: Carol Danvers 

Movies Appeared In Captain Marvel (2019) and Avengers: Endgame (2019)

Captain Marvel or Carol Danver’s rise to fame is noted well in the Captain Marvel movie that came out in the year 2019. She is the guardian of the Earth and its savior who gets caught up in the center of a conflict that has been going on throughout the galaxy. Things get serious when the two alien civilizations clash. She is a package of some amazing superpowers including superhuman strength, stamina, flying at super speeds, agility and the seventh sense that gives her the ability to feel whenever the danger is near. 

Poison Ivy

Real Name: Dr. Pamela Lillian Isley

Movies Appeared In Batman & Robin (1997), The Lego Batman Movie (2017), Batman and Harley Quinn (2017). Batman Ninja (2018), Batman vs Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (2019) and many others 

Poison Ivy who also goes by the name Dr.Pamela Isley is one of the trained botanists with the ability to have immunity to toxins and secretions of mind-controlling pheromones. She is also immune to floral toxins as well and can control the growth of plants as well. DC comics portray her to be the love interest of Batman as well. One of the popular roles of Poison Ivy was played by Uma Thurman in the 1997 movie called Batman and Robin. 


These are some of the most amazing and super cool female characters of the MCU and DC Universe. You can catch more of these amazing characters in movies using your favorite Cable TV channels and networks in America.

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