If there was ever a female comic book character that’s always been famous, it’s Wonder Woman. I mean Supergirl. I mean Batwoman. I mean Jean Grey. And apart from all those, there was also Catwoman! We’ve known her for years as Selina Kyle, the seductive anti-hero known for stealing jewelry and Batman’s heart on occasion.
If there’s something Catwoman hasn’t quite nailed though, it’s her implementation on the silver screen. Let’s take a look at all the versions we’ve seen, starting with the worst and ending it with the best.
‘Nuff said. Anyone that expected anything else hasn’t seen another version of Catwoman on the silver screen. Or hasn’t read a comic book.
She appeared briefly in flashback scenes on the show Birds of Prey and had less lines than Arnold did in Terminator. And even considering all that, she did a better job than Halle Berry.
The first African-American actress to play Catwoman in a movie! If you remember that other African-American actress from two spots up, you’ll see why this one isn’t ranked any higher. I know it’s not fair because Eartha did a decent job, but she paved the way for Halle Berry and that’ll cost her points.