True Grit (2010) After drifter Tom Chaney murders her father, 14-year-old Mattie Ross hires alcoholic U.S. Marshal Reuben "Rooster" Cogburn to help her exact revenge. The disreputable lawman still has grit, though, and mounts an epic search. Jeff Bridges, Matt Damon, Hailee Steinfeld...western
Fierce feisty and female! True grit...just love this character - no rescue needed!!! Lagertha. The Vikings. I LOVE me some Lagertha! Kathryn Winnick plays her so well! I was inspired to create a legendary queen in the novels dynasty who led an army to take back her throne.