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20 great female movie monsters which came before The Mummy

Looking back at 20 of the best female monsters from movie history, which helped pave the way for Universal’s Dark Universe reboot of ‘The Mummy.’ (Picture credit: Universal/20th Century Fox)

20 great female movie monsters which came before The Mummy

Ben Bussey
UK Movies Writer

In cinemas now, Universal’s new take on ‘The Mummy’ is the first entry in the series to use a female mummy as the central antagonist. However, while this is a new twist for that particular film franchise, we’ve had our fair share of movie monster women over the years, forcing audiences to rethink old notions about ‘the fairer sex.’

Join us now as we recap twenty of the finest examples of the monstrous feminine on film…

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