A good summer movie doesn’t need much: Take one ragtag band of good guys, threaten the world with destruction, add a healthy dose of dynamite, mix together, and repeat over four sequels. But just because blockbuster action films don’t need a complicated formula doesn’t mean they have to be such sausage parties. *Mad Max: Fury Road* proved that a simple premise can deliver plenty of thrills without leaving you with a testosterone hangover. Lest you worry that a thirst for explosions will doom you to hours of repeated viewings of *Aliens*, there are plenty of options for the feminist action fan. Check these out the next time you need a fix.