melissa mccarthy

Ghostbusters (2016)

The 2016 film is a reboot of the original Ghostbusters, swapping the ghost-catching crew out for Abby Yates (Melissa McCarthy), Erin Gilbert (Kristen Wiig), Jilian Holtzmann (Kate McKinnon), and Patty Tolan (Leslie Jones).

Susan Cooper

In Spy, Susan Cooper (Melissa McCarthy) is a CIA analyst who suddenly gets promoted from a desk agent to a field agent. Her job is to prevent the sale of a nuclear bomb – after all, who would suspect a frumpy cat lady of being a spy?