29 of the Hottest Cosplay Pictures of Lara Croft: Tomb Raider Action Heroine

Lara Croft is one of the most popular video game action heroines of all time. She’s been around since 1996 and has starred in dozens of games. Cosplayers love to dress up as Lara Croft because she’s a strong and independent woman who can take care of herself in any situation.

In this article, we’ll showcase some of the hottest cosplay pictures of Lara Croft ever taken. We’ll also include some fun facts about the Tomb Raider games and movies.

And for those of you that have (somehow) never heard of the character, I’ve written a brief introduction.

Who is Lara Croft?

Lara Croft is the main character of the Tomb Raider video game franchise. She’s an English archaeologist and explorer who travels the world looking for ancient artifacts and treasures. Lara is a strong and independent woman who doesn’t need anyone’s help to get out of a sticky situation.

The first Tomb Raider game was released in 1996 and was a huge success. It spawned dozens of sequels and spin-offs, as well as two movies starring Angelina Jolie and Alicia Vikander.

Lara Croft has been portrayed by many different actresses over the years, but she’s always been a fierce and independent woman.

And after decades in video games and film, she’s firmly entrenched as a pop culture icon.

Why do so many people think that Lara Croft is the hottest female character in video games, even after all these years?

There are many reasons why people think Lara Croft is the hottest female character in video games. First of all, she’s got an amazing body. She’s tall and fit with long legs, a tight butt, and big boobs. Secondly, she’s got a great style. She always looks good, even when she’s covered in dirt and dust after raiding a tomb. Thirdly, she’s got a great personality. She’s smart, resourceful, and always ready for a fight. Lastly, she’s just plain old-fashioned hot.

It’s no wonder that so many lady geeks cosplay as Lara Croft. It’s also not surprising that she’s a fantasy girlfriend for many gamers around the world.

But that’s just my opinion. What do you think? Is Lara Croft the hottest female character in video games? Let us know in the comments below! But before that…

Check out these 29 of the hottest cosplay pictures of Lara Croft:

These are some of my favorite photos of people cosplaying Lara Croft. They’re in no particular order because I think it’s impossible to try and “rank” women like that, and they’re inspired by many different versions of Lara. You may recognize scenes from both the Shadow of the Tomb Raider and Rise of the Tomb Raider video games released by Crystal Dynamics, as well as the movies starring Angelina Jolie and Alicia Vikander. 

In other words, there’s a Lara Croft here for everyone.

Cosplay by Maria Hanna

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In the early 2000s, there was a series of novels based on the Tomb Raider games written by author Dave Gibbons.

Cosplay by AbbyDark-Star

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The Tomb Raider series has sold over 45 million copies worldwide.

Cosplay by Alanah Pearce

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In 2007, Lara Croft was inducted into the Guinness World Records as the “most successful human video game heroine.”

Cosplay by Lili Din

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Lara Croft is a British action hero who first appeared in the 1996 video game Tomb Raider.

Cosplay by Karima Adebibe

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The character of Lara Croft was inspired by Indiana Jones and James Bond.

Cosplay by Milla

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Lara Croft is the star of more than a dozen video games, as well as two movies.

Cosplay by Renata Davydova

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Angelina Jolie starred as Lara Croft in the first movie, and Alicia Vikander took over the role in the second movie.

Cosplay by Bianca Beauchamp

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Lara Croft is left-handed.

Cosplay by Giorgia

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The original design for Lara Croft’s outfit was much more revealing than the final version.

Cosplay by TheLadyNerd2

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Lara Croft is an accomplished pianist and speaks several languages fluently, including French and Spanish.

Cosplay by Lena-Lara

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In the early games in the series, Lara Croft was voiced by actress Shelley Blond.

Cosplay by The Artful Dodger

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Since 2013, the character of Lara Croft has been voiced by Camilla Luddington.

Cosplay by Meagan Marie

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Lara Croft is one of the most popular cosplay characters of all time.

Cosplay by Illyne

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Lara Croft has been featured on the cover of magazines such as Time, Newsweek, and Rolling Stone.

Cosplay by Sbabby

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Lara Croft is considered to be a feminist icon. She’s one of the strongest female leads of all time, next to characters like Ellen Ripley of Aliens and Sarah Connor of The Terminator.

Cosplay by Eilaire

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A comic book series based on the games was also published by Top Cow Productions.

Cosplay by Lisa Marie

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There have been two live-action movies starring Angelina Jolie as Lara Croft, as well as a reboot starring Alicia Vikander.

Cosplay by Amy Nicole

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The latest game in the series is Shadow of the Tomb Raider, which was released in 2018.

Cosplay by Tanya Croft

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There have been several action figures and dolls made of Lara Croft over the years.

Cosplay by Jenn Croft

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Her classic tank top and shorts outfit has been replicated by cosplayers all over the world.

Cosplay by Monika Lee

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Lara’s brown shorts from Tomb Raider III are now on display at the Victoria and Albert Museum in London.

Cosplay by Anastaysa Zelenova

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Cosplay by Alyssa Loughran

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Cosplay by Irina Meier

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Cosplay by Santatory

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Cosplay by Irina Meier

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Cosplay by Jenn Croft

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Cosplay by konradM

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Cosplay by Keikocosplay

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What do you think of these cosplay pictures? Are they hot or not?

Closing Thoughts

Lara Croft is one of the most popular video game characters of all time, and it’s easy to see why. She’s got an amazing body, great style, and a personality that’s just as tough as she is. It’s no wonder that people love to cosplay like her.

And as contrived as this may sound, I think it would be a good thing to have more strong female characters in video games and movies. It’s pathetic how few there are, and I suspect that many men and women would be thrilled to see more of Ms. Croft and new smart, capable female characters yet imagined.

What are your thoughts on Lara Croft and cosplay? Have any other favorite video game characters that you like to see people cosplay as? Let me know in the comments, I’m always looking for new ideas. Thanks for reading!

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