Femme Fataleby bkekakis | created - 17 Mar 2017 | updated - 2 weeks ago | Public
A stock character of a mysterious and seductive woman whose charms ensnare her lovers, often leading them into compromising, dangerous, and deadly situations
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1. Laura (1944)
Passed | 88 min | Drama, Film-Noir, Mystery
A police detective falls in love with the woman whose murder he is investigating.
Votes: 38,684 | Gross: $4.36M
Gene Tierney as Laura Hunt
2. Anatomy of a Murder (1959)
Not Rated | 161 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
In a murder trial, the defendant says he suffered temporary insanity after the victim raped his wife. What is the truth, and will he win his case?
Votes: 54,278 | Gross: $11.90M
Lee Remick as Laura Manion
3. The Long Kiss Goodnight (1996)
R | 121 min | Action, Crime, Drama
A woman suffering from amnesia begins to recover her memories after trouble from her past finds her again.
Votes: 67,883 | Gross: $33.33M
Geena Davis as Samantha Caine / Charly Baltimore
4. Femme Fatale (2002)
R | 114 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
A woman tries to straighten out her life, even as her past as a con-woman comes back to haunt her.
Votes: 31,828 | Gross: $6.59M
Rebecca Romijn as Laure / Lily
5. Chinatown (1974)
R | 130 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller
A private detective hired to expose an adulterer finds himself caught up in a web of deceit, corruption, and murder.
Votes: 267,389 | Gross: $29.20M
Faye Dunaway as Evelyn Mulwray
6. L.A. Confidential (1997)
R | 138 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
As corruption grows in 1950s Los Angeles, three policemen -- one strait-laced, one brutal, and one sleazy -- investigate a series of murders with their own brand of justice.
Votes: 496,387 | Gross: $64.62M
Kim Basinger as Lynn Bracken
7. Jennifer's Body (2009)
R | 102 min | Comedy, Horror
A newly possessed high school cheerleader turns into a succubus who specializes in killing her male classmates. Can her best friend put an end to the horror?
Votes: 106,760 | Gross: $16.20M
Megan Fox as Jennifer
8. The Last Seduction (1994)
R | 110 min | Crime, Drama, Romance
A devious sexpot steals her husband's drug money and hides out in a small town where she meets the perfect dupe for her next scheme.
Votes: 19,130 | Gross: $6.14M
Linda Fiorentino as Bridget Gregory
9. The Graduate (1967)
PG | 106 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
A disillusioned college graduate finds himself torn between his older lover and her daughter.
Votes: 238,792 | Gross: $104.95M
Anne Bancroft as Mrs. Robinson
10. Mulholland Drive (2001)
R | 147 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller
After a car wreck on the winding Mulholland Drive renders a woman amnesiac, she and a perky Hollywood-hopeful search for clues and answers across Los Angeles in a twisting venture beyond dreams and reality.
Votes: 292,330 | Gross: $7.22M
Naomi Watts as Betty/Diane Selwyn
11. Mr. & Mrs. Smith (2005)
PG-13 | 120 min | Action, Comedy, Crime
A bored married couple is surprised to learn that they are both assassins hired by competing agencies to kill each other.
Votes: 418,938 | Gross: $186.34M
Angelina Jolie as Jane Smith
12. The Killers (1946)
Passed | 103 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir
Hit men kill an unresisting victim, and investigator Reardon uncovers his past involvement with beautiful, deadly Kitty Collins.
Ava Gardner as Kitty Collins
13. Basic Instinct (1992)
R | 127 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller
A violent police detective investigates a brutal murder, in which a manipulative and seductive novelist could be involved.
Votes: 157,495 | Gross: $117.73M
Sharon Stone as Catherine Tramell
14. Gilda (1946)
Not Rated | 110 min | Drama, Film-Noir, Romance
A small-time gambler hired to work in a Buenos Aires casino learns that his ex-lover is married to his employer.
Rita Hayworth as Gilda Mundson Farrell
15. Vertigo (1958)
PG | 128 min | Mystery, Romance, Thriller
A former police detective juggles wrestling with his personal demons and becoming obsessed with a hauntingly beautiful woman.
Votes: 323,251 | Gross: $3.20M
Kim Novak as Madeleine Elster/Judy Barton
16. The Postman Always Rings Twice (1946)
Not Rated | 113 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir
A married woman and a drifter fall in love, then plot to murder her husband.
Votes: 16,910 | Gross: $8.33M
Lana Turner as Cora Smith
17. Out of the Past (1947)
Not Rated | 97 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir
A private eye escapes his past to run a gas station in a small town, but his past catches up with him. Now he must return to the big city world of danger, corruption, double crosses and duplicitous dames.
Jane Greer as Kathie
18. The Long Goodbye (1973)
R | 112 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama
Private investigator Philip Marlowe helps a friend out of a jam then gets implicated in his wife's murder.
Votes: 22,628 | Gross: $0.96M
Nina van Pallandt as Eileen Wade
19. Too Late for Tears (1949)
Not Rated | 99 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir
Through a fluke circumstance a ruthless woman stumbles across a suitcase filled with $60,000, and she is determined to hold onto it even if it means murder.
Lizabeth Scott as Jane Palmer
20. They Drive by Night (1940)
Approved | 95 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir
When one of 2 truck driving brothers loses an arm, they both join a transport company where later, the other is falsely charged as an accessory in the murder of the owner.
Ann Sheridan as Cassie Hartley
21. Double Indemnity (1944)
Passed | 107 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir
An insurance representative lets himself be talked into a murder/insurance fraud scheme that arouses the suspicion of an insurance investigator.
Votes: 129,516 | Gross: $5.72M
Barbara Stanwyck as Phyllis Dietrichson
22. Batman Returns (1992)
PG-13 | 126 min | Action, Crime, Fantasy
Batman returns to the big screen when a deformed man calling himself the Penguin wreaks havoc across Gotham with the help of a cruel businessman.
Votes: 254,278 | Gross: $162.83M
Michelle Pfeiffer as Catwoman / Selina Kyle
23. Once Upon a Time in Mexico (2003)
R | 102 min | Action, Thriller
Hitman "El Mariachi" becomes involved in international espionage involving a psychotic CIA agent and a corrupt Mexican general.
Votes: 145,714 | Gross: $56.36M
Salma Hayek as Carolina
24. Young Man with a Horn (1950)
Approved | 112 min | Biography, Drama, Music
A young trumpeter enjoys highs (musical success, fame, and fortune) and lows (sour marriage, death of his mentor, bout with alcoholism).
Lauren Bacall as Amy North
25. GoldenEye (1995)
PG-13 | 130 min | Action, Adventure, Thriller
James Bond teams up with the lone survivor of a destroyed Russian research center to stop the hijacking of a nuclear space weapon by a fellow Agent formerly believed to be dead.
Votes: 223,931 | Gross: $106.60M
Izabella Scorupco as Natalya Simonova
26. Heathers (1988)
R | 103 min | Comedy, Crime
In order to get out of the snobby clique that is destroying her good-girl reputation, an intelligent teen teams up with a dark sociopath in a plot to kill the cool kids.
Votes: 78,817 | Gross: $1.11M
Winona Ryder as Veronica Sawyer
27. Out of Time (I) (2003)
PG-13 | 105 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
A Florida police chief must solve a vicious double homicide before he himself falls under suspicion.
Votes: 53,138 | Gross: $40.91M
Eva Mendes as Alex Diaz Whitlock
28. The Maltese Falcon (1941)
Not Rated | 100 min | Film-Noir, Mystery
A private detective takes on a case that involves him with three eccentric criminals, a gorgeous liar, and their quest for a priceless statuette.
Votes: 141,144 | Gross: $2.11M
Mary Astor as Brigid O'Shaughnessy
29. Body Heat (1981)
R | 113 min | Crime, Drama, Romance
In the midst of a searing Florida heat wave, a woman persuades her lover, a small-town lawyer, to murder her rich husband.
Votes: 28,080 | Gross: $24.06M
Kathleen Turner as Matty Walker
30. Derailed (I) (2005)
R | 108 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
When two married business executives having an affair are blackmailed by a violent criminal, the two must turn the tables on him to save their families.
Votes: 68,244 | Gross: $36.02M
Jennifer Aniston as Lucinda Harris