Video Spotlight: Action Heroines

The Hunger Games

Set in a future where the Capitol selects a boy and girl from the twelve districts to fight to the death on live television, Katniss Everdeen volunteers to take her younger sister's place for the latest match. Starring Jennifer Lawrence. (DVD 22516)


The Silence of the Lambs

FBI agent Clarice Starling is assigned to help find a missing woman to save her from a psychopathic serial killer who skins his victims. Clarice attempts to gain a better insight into the twisted mind of the killer by talking to another psychopath, Hannibal Lecter, who used to be a respected psychiatrist. (DVD 18426)


Hanna

A 16-year-old who was raised by her father to be the perfect assassin is dispatched on a mission across Europe, tracked by a ruthless intelligence agent and her operatives. (DVD 20336)


Lady Snowblood

Trained in the arts of death by the priest who adopts her, Yuki sets out to find the four villains who destroyed her family. (DVD 6016)


Avalon

In a future world, young people are increasingly becoming addicted to an illegal (and potentially deadly) battle simulation game called Avalon. When Ash, a star player, hears of rumors that a more advanced level of the game exists somewhere, she gives up her loner ways and joins a gang of explorers. (DVD 4182)


Salt

As a CIA officer, Evelyn Salt swore an oath to duty, honor and country. Her loyalty will be tested when a defector accuses her of being a Russian spy. Salt goes on the run, using all her skills and years of experience as a covert operative to elude capture. Her efforts to prove her innocence only serve to cast doubt on her motives, as the hunt to uncover the truth behind her identity continues. (DVD 20008)


Brave

Princess Merida, an archer and self-reliant young woman, makes a decision which defies custom and brings chaos to her kingdom. To restore her kingdom, she must rely on her bravery and archery skills. (DVD 22979)


Thelma & Louise

Thelma is an abused and neglected wife, while her friend Louise is a bitter, hard-edged waitress. The two decide to take a brief vacation to escape the drudgery of their everyday lives. Immediately, they run into trouble, as Louise shoots and kills a man who tries to rape Thelma in the parking lot of a country bar. (DVD 6690)


La Femme Nikita

A cop-killer junkie (Anne Parillaud) is forced by the government to become an undercover assassin or face a life in prison. (DVD 8982)


Charlie's Angels

Three women, detectives with a mysterious boss, retrieve stolen voice-ID software, using martial arts, tech skills, and sex appeal. Starring Drew Barrymore, Camerron Diaz, and Lucy Liu. (DVD 913)


Alien

Terror begins when the crew of a spaceship investigates a transmission from a desolate planet and discovers a life form that is perfectly evolved to annihilate mankind. (DVD 3311)


Kill Bill, Vol. 1

Four years after taking a bullet in the head at her own wedding, the bride emerges from a coma and decides it's time for payback ... with a vengeance. Having been gunned down by her former boss and his deadly squad of international assassins, it's a kill-or-be-killed fight. She didn't start this deadly series of events, but she is determined to finish the business. Starring Uma Thurman. (DVD 4547)


Underworld

A war has been raging between the Vampires and the Lycans for centuries. Selene is a vampire Death Dealer who finds out the man she wants to save has become a sworn enemy. Starring Kate Beckinsale. (DVD 5038)


Video Spotlight Archives

The Hunger Games

The Hunger Games



Avalon

Avalon



Brave

Brave



La Femme Nikta

La Femme Nikta



Underworld

Underworld