The 10 Hottest Actresses Who Do Their Own Stunts

The characters may be figments, but the moves are all real. 

Movies lie. Think your favorite actress can do multiple consecutive backflips like she did in Mission Not Possible III? Guess again—that was a stunt double in a digitally-obscured harness. Then again, there are some actresses with the mettle, determination and core strength to do their own action scenes. Remember Angie in Tomb Raider or J-Law’s bow skills in The Hunger Games? Real, all real.

Celebrate this stunning revelation with a slideshow of our favorite stunt women. 

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