In 'The Help,'
Southern society girl Hilly Holbrook (Bryce Dallas Howard) is as polished and polite as possible, but that pretty smile hides a mean, racist streak as wide as the Mississippi. It just proves, as Hamlet once said, "One may smile and smile and be a villain." Here's our collection of female characters who tried to put a pleasant face on evil as they schemed, bullied and even committed murder to get what they wanted.
A Little Princess
When young Sara (Liesel Matthews) is sent to a boarding school by her well-meaning World War I-bound... Read More
A young wife comes to believe that her offspring is not of this world. Waifish Rosemary Woodhouse (Mia... Read More
To Die For
Suzanne Stone (Nicole Kidman) is a weather reporter at her small-town cable station, but she dreams of... Read More
After a serious car crash, novelist Paul Sheldon (James Caan) is rescued by former nurse Annie Wilkes... Read More
Annette (Reese Witherspoon) unwittingly becomes a pawn in Sebastian's (Ryan Phillippe) and Kathryn's... Read More
In this chilling adaptation of Stephen King's horror novel, withdrawn and sensitive teen Carrie White... Read More
Kill Bill: Vol. 1
A former assassin, known simply as The Bride (Uma Thurman), wakes from a coma four years after her jealous... Read More
In this biographical film, glamorous yet lonely star Joan Crawford (Faye Dunaway) takes in two orphans,... Read More
Teenage Cady Heron (Lindsay Lohan) was educated in Africa by her scientist parents. When her family moves... Read More
In 1960s Mississippi, Southern society girl Skeeter (Emma Stone) returns from college with dreams of... Read More