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While there's a lot more nuance in reality, in fiction, men and women may as well be night and day.

Maybe he cheated on all of them, and flirted with their mothers for good measure. Maybe he's a rapist needing some justice that the law can't or won't provide. Maybe he's just a jerkass, and the girls have all had enough of him. Whatever he did or may be planning on doing, these girls won't let him get away with it. They unite, and, with the power of sisterhood, bring this man down.

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Results may vary, depending on how sympathetic the man in the equation is. If he turns out to be a Jerk with a Heart of Gold, expect the revenge scheme to be portrayed negatively, or at least crossing a line. If he turns out to be an unrepentant scumbag, however, this revenge will be just what he deserves- and more. In this version, the plot takes on some Black and White Morality.

No Real Life Examples, Please! Compare Wife-Basher Basher; I'm a Man; I Can't Help It; Good Adultery, Bad Adultery; Domestic Abuse, and Revenge Against Men.


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    Anime And Manga 
  • In Aggressive Retsuko, after Retsuko finally opens up to Washimi and Goro about her frustrations with Director Ton, Washimi uses her position as the assistant to the boss to get Ton reprimanded.

    Comic Books 

    Fan Works 
  • The Discworld of A.A. Pessimal sees a neologism added to the impressive lexicon used by Assassins as a euphemism for "murder". A team of Lady Assassins has arisen who are perfectly happy to accept professional contracts and to bank the money afterwards. Except that they really don't give a stuff about the official reason for taking out the contract. The Marriage Guidance Counsellors will take a contract if the client is known to be a rapist, an abusive husband, a child-molester or a wife-beater. their unique form of marriage guidance adds a lot of job satisfaction to their careers as well as leaving the world a little bit cleaner afterwards.
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    Films — Live-Action 
  • In Act of Vengeance, five victims of the same serial rapist meet during a lineup at the police station. Deciding that Police are Useless, they team up to initially start warning other women, and then move to attacking sexual predators and then to hunting the rapist who attacked them.
  • Every version of Black Christmas is about a sorority that has to take down a creepy, murderous stalker. The 2019 version in particular was advertised with the sisters actively taking up arms against their tormentor.
  • Death Proof's main villain is Stuntman Mike, a bastard of a Serial Killer who murders women by means of his "death proof" car. After the first group of girls are killed off this way, a second, more badass group of girls band together to take revenge on him and ultimately take the bastard down.
  • John Tucker Must Die: As a result of Jerk Jock John Tucker having three girlfriends at once without any of them knowing, the three of them team up with the protagonist Kate so she can pretend to fall in love with him and break his heart. It backfires when she really does fall in love with him, but still goes through with the plan anyway to help her new friends get their revenge.
  • The film 9 to 5 is all about this. The three women plot to harm Dabney Coleman's character, but do a feminist Heel–Face Turn in front of his boss to make him look better.
  • The Other Woman (2014): A woman discovers that the man she's dating is not only married, but is seeing a second woman on the side. The three women get together to get revenge on the guy, especially after finding out that he's setting up his wife to take the fall for his shady business dealings.

    Literature 
  • The Fixfire gang of Foxfire: Confessions of a Girl Gang are a Five Girls Band punishing sexual harassers in their neighbourhood.
  • After Melinda is attacked again by her rapist in Speak, she succeeds in using her voice and summons the girls' hockey team, who fight him off.

    Live-Action TV 
  • The "Justice" episode of Cold Case feature Serial Rapist Mike Delaney being cornered by his victims. However, it was the brother of one of them who killed him. They had him dead to rights with a revolver, but he managed to fake being afraid so well that they decided he was Not Worth Killing.
  • There's a CSI: NY episode where the Victims of the Week turn out to be rapists who dodged conviction. The perps turn out to be a small team of women, including a lawyer who used to defend men like this in court, going vigilante. There are many moments throughout the episode where the CSIs question if they should even be going after them.
  • In a Clip Show episode of Due South, the Asshole Victim is targeted by his wife and the three women he's cheating on her with (they all go to the same gym).
  • In High Seas, Clara and Natalia team up against Natalia's husband Anibal, who repeatedly abuses Natalia and rapes Clara. First Natalia poisons Anibal, but he discovers it before the poison takes effect and attacks her. Clara rushes to help Natalia, and as they fight him off, they end up killing him. Deconstructed brutally: as the ship’s detective finds them out, the level-headed and cynical Natalia pays him for silence and puts the blame solely on Clara, saying the latter had a consensual affair with Anibal and murdered him when he refused to continue it. As even Clara’s boyfriend is taken in and dumps her, Clara kills herself.
  • House of Anubis: The aptly named "Anubis Sisterhood" was a group made for the girls of the house to overcome their problems, especially male related ones, and have girl time. So, when it was revealed that Jerome had cheated on Mara with Willow, they, along with Joy, worked together under the name of the sisterhood to get their revenge on him. First, they simply humiliate him, but Mara insists on more punishment and makes Joy pretend to love him in order to break his heart later on. Ultimately ends up a bad thing; Jerome, having truly fallen for Joy, is utterly crushed when he hears this, and Joy herself had become the mask, ending up crushed as well.
  • In the first-season finale of Preacher (2016), having learned that God has abandoned the Earth and they are all probably going to Hell anyway, the preteen girls of Annville all team up to castrate and murder the pedophile bus driver.

    Music 
  • In the music video of "Ugly Heart" by G.R.L., the five singers are arrested at a tattoo parlor. At the end of the song, which is about a beautiful man who romantically wronged one or more women, it's revealed that they've tattooed the word "ugly" on his face multiple times.

    Theatre 
  • In the Soviet television play based on Ali Baba and the Forty Thieves, Ali Baba's wife Zainab and Qasim's widow Fatima become the ones to defeat the robber leader Hassan together. Zainab gets him drunk and Fatima kills him. Technically, there are 38 more robbers, but they are such idiots that Fatima disposes of them within seconds, and only Hassan is really dangerous.
  • The Merry Wives of Windsor is about Sir John Falstaff attempting to seduce two married ladies, Mistress Page and Mistress Ford. Neither is impressed by him, so they conspire to subject him to a succession of practical jokes.

    Webcomics 
  • Olympic Dames sees a group of pregnant high-school girls getting together in unusual circumstances. They attract the unpleasant and deeply weird Cyril, a fetishist who gets off on images of pregnant womens' bodies; none of the girls are thrilled to realise that his motivation is to get pictures of them for a pregnancy-fetish website, and he is soon cast out of the group.

    Western Animation 
  • In the Bob's Burgers episode "Better Off Sled", Logan and his friends take over the Belcher kids' favorite sledding spot. To get it back, the Belchers get the help of Regular-Sized Rudy's cousin Mandy, whom Logan mocked when both were kids. Later, Mandy gathers all the varsity girl athletes of whom Logan had made fun for some sweet payback.
  • In the episode "Sex Drive" of Spicy City, the Mad Scientist Otaku abducts sex workers, drains their consciousnesses, reworks them to be obedient, and then sells them as VR sex programs. One, Virus, is turned into a cyborg because Otaku needs someone to run a few errands for him. She gets restored to her old self by rookie cop Nisa and in turn returns all her colleagues' minds to their bodies. Armed to the teeth, they wait for Otaku, who doesn't yet know that he's been thwarted, to come back.

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