5. Yu Shu Lien (Michele Yeoh), Crouching Tiger Hidden Dragon (2000): Yu Shu Lien is wise and patient. Yu Shu Lien demonstrates strength, character, and restraint. She's a quiet leader and teacher. Better yet, she knows how to use all those scary martial arts weapons. Yu Shen Lien also understands when to give up managing, coaching, and mentoring the bad girl and try to take care of the her with those scary weapons.