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Black Widow may refer to:
North American species
- Latrodectus mactans, the Southern black widow
- Latrodectus hesperus, the Western black widow
- Latrodectus variolus, the Northern black widow
- Latrodectus tredecimguttatus, the Mediterranean black widow or European black widow.
- Shahidka, female suicide bombers from Chechnya or Dagestan, commonly referred to as "Black Widows"
- Black Widows of Liverpool, two women hanged for murder in 1884
- Stacey Castor (born 1967), convicted murderer
- Lynn Turner (murderer) (1968–2010), convicted murderer
- The Black Widow Murders, murders committed by two elderly women in Los Angeles
- Betty Neumar (1931–2011), dubbed "Black Widow" or "Black Widow Granny", accused of murdering one of her husbands
- Griselda Blanco (1943–2012), Colombian drug trafficker, known as "The Black Widow" due to her ordering or committing the murders of three ex-husbands
- Jeanette Lee (pool player) (born 1971), so-called because of her fondness for wearing black
- Sonya Thomas (born 1967), top-ranked competitive eater
- Florentine Rost van Tonningen (1914–2007), nicknamed Zwarte weduwe (Black Widow)
- Natasha Kerensky, a BattleTech character also known as "The Black Widow"
- Black Widow (Marvel Comics), the name of four distinct characters, including:
- The Black Widow, a Batman villain played by Tallulah Bankhead
Film and television
- Black Widow (1954 film), starring Ginger Rogers and Gene Tierney
- Black Widow (1987 film), featuring Debra Winger and Theresa Russell
- The Black Widow (2005 film), DVD release title of film by Giada Colagrande, produced as Before It Had a Name
- Black Widow (2005 film), a Canadian film starring Sarah Slean
- Black Widow (2007 film), with Elizabeth Berkley and Alicia Coppola
- Black Widow (2010 film), starring Jack Scalia and Jennifer O'Dell
- The Black Widow (serial), a 1947 movie serial starring Bruce Edwards
- The Black Widow (1951 film), a British film starring Christine Norden
- "The Black Widow", an episode of Boston Legal
- Black Widow Productions, a pornographic film studio
- Black Widow (video game), a 1982 Atari arcade game
- Black Widow, a character from the Saturday Night Slam Masters series of games by Capcom
- Black Widow Games, a computer games developer
- Northrop P-61 Black Widow, a World War II night fighter.
- Northrop YF-23 Black Widow II, a prototype fighter aircraft
- Black Widow, a nickname applied to ex-Soviet submarine B-39 after having been sold off as a museum ship.
- Black Widow (band), a British rock band
- Almana Shchora (Hebrew for Black Widow), an Israeli band
- Black Widow (Black Widow album), 1971
- Black Widow (Lalo Schifrin album), 1976
- Black Widow (In This Moment album), 2014
- Black Widow (opera), by Thomas Pasatieri
- Black Widow Records, an Italian label
- "Black Widow" (song), by Australian rapper Iggy Azalea featuring British singer Rita Ora on the album The New Classic
- "Black Widow", by American metal band Black Tide on the album Light from Above
- "Black Widow", by American metal band Mötley Crüe on the compilation Red, White & Crüe
- "Black Widow", by Finnish metal band Children of Bodom on the album Hatebreeder
- "Black Widow", by German metal band U.D.O. on the album Animal House
- "Black Widow", by Dolores O'Riordan on the album Are You Listening?
- "Black Widow", by Lita Ford on the album Dangerous Curves
- "Black Widow", by Michelle Shocked on the album Short Sharp Shocked
- "Black Widow", by Alice Cooper on the album Welcome to My Nightmare
- "Black Widow", by Jefferson Starship from the album Winds of Change
- "Black Widow", by Booty Luv
- "Black Widow", by Link Wray And His Ray Men, B-side to "Jack The Ripper"
- "Black Widows", by Grave Digger on the album The Last Supper
Other plants and animals
- Black tetra, also known as black widow tetra, a freshwater fish
- Black widow (Stygnobrotula latebricola), an ocean fish
- Black widow, the herbaceous plant species Geranium phaeum
- Black Widow Pulsar, a star
- Black Widow (ride), an amusement ride at Kennywood
- Black Widow, a roller coaster at Six Flags New England
- Black Widow: A Novel, a 1981 novel by Christina Crawford
- Black Widow (paint mix), paint mix for projection screen
- Dima Halim Daoga, a militant Dimasa organization in Assam, India
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