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6. Lara Croft

Lara Croft in trouble... again.

This might be surprising for some, but the Tomb Raider franchise did not start with Angelinea Jolie's movies, although they did help define the series as a franchise. Lara Croft was first created and appeared in the Tomb Raider video game released in 1996. She is an adventurer on the hunt for ancient relics or historical places.

The games were characterized by a lot of climbing and parkour style navigation of the environment. Whereas there is a lot of action in the games, Croft prefers stealth and avoiding conflict. In the recent reboot we get a much grittier and violent version of Croft as she disposes of her enemies with her bow.

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