Kick-Ass Girls: 7 Nikita

March 10, 2014 AT 4:20 PM
Bridget Fonda and Maggie Q took turns resurrecting the character Nikita, the junkie sentenced to death but instead turned into a Government assassin. But Anne Parillaud originated the role in Luc Besson's career making original La Femme Nikita. Everything from True Lies to Spring Breakers owes a debt of gratitude to Besson and Parillaud, who concocted the iconic image of a woman decked out in a cocktail dress and pearls, sweating in a kitchen wielding a massive gun instead of a ladle.