The 20 greatest women in the Marvel Cinematic Universe

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14. Claire Temple

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Claire Temple was the most consistent part of the Marvel Netflix shows, and not just because she was in most of them. Her character never wavered when it came to tough situations, even before she was completely involved with everything that was going on. If not for her intervening when Daredevil was hurt, who knows what would have happened to him and the rest of New York. And as the shows progressed, her character only improved. She went from someone who hid to becoming a fighter. She went from being timid to being courageous. It would have been nice to see how her story ends. Maybe it’ll happen in the final season of Jessica Jones.

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13. Hela

It didn’t take long for Hela to come around and be one of the best villains in the Marvel Cinematic Universe. She came into Thor: Ragnarok with the confidence you’d want from your villain. She then backed it up by effortlessly destroying Thor’s hammer with one hand, and looking him dead in the eye as she did it. After that, Hela went on to kill an entire Asgardian army by herself. An incredible display like we’ve rarely seen in the Marvel Cinematic Universe. In the end, Asgard was destroyed and so was she. However, she is the Goddess of Death. Who’s to say her death is permanent?