Strong female presence movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant strong female presence movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, humorous, captivating, serious, semi serious and touching films and TV shows about / with strong female presence, family relations, society, hopes, couples, female director, love and romance, couple relations, parents and children and husband wife relationship plots mostly in Drama, Comedy and Romance genres shot in USA, France, UK and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as strong female presence: Home Fires (2015), Bomb Girls (2012), The Dovekeepers (2015), Les Gazelles (2014), Honest (2000), Switch (2012), Shirin (2008), 20 30 40 (2004), Itty Bitty Titty Committee (2007), Fall to Rise (2014).

List of strong female presence movies

 8.2
 3K
Home Fires (2015)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: UK
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: The story of a group of inspirational women in a rural Cheshire community with the shadow of World War II casting a dark cloud over their lives. As the conflict takes hold and separates the women from their husbands, fathers, sons and brothers, the ...
Style: captivating, serious, realistic, psychological, touching
Plot: village, world war two, strong female presence, wartime life, society, life is a bitch, social relations, friends, female protagonist, village life, family relations, british ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s, 30s, 40s, 1930s
Place: england, europe
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 7.8
 4K
Bomb Girls (2012)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Canada
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Focusing on a group of women working in a munitions plant during World War II, this ensemble drama depicts the dangers and new experiences they face.
Style: realistic, captivating, stylized, serious, tense
Audience: girls' night
Plot: strong female presence, world war two, wartime life, factory, working woman, life is a bitch, sexism, workplace, society, gender, accident, feminism ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 40s
Place: canada
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The Dovekeepers (2015)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
TV show
Story: This four-hour miniseries is based on Alice Hoffman’s acclaimed historical novel about four extraordinary women whose lives intersect in a fight for survival at the siege of Masada.
Style: emotional, serious, realistic, touching, captivating ...
Plot: strong female presence, survival, political unrest, society, rebelliousness, rebellion, siege, love and romance, religion, hopes, state affairs, battles ...
Time: ancient history, 1st century
Place: holy land, israel, middle east, jerusalem
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 5.4
 713
Les Gazelles (2014)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Marie and Eric, a couple in their thirties who have been together since college, buy their first apartment when Marie is suddenly overcome by doubt. Her encounter with a handsome, dark-haired man forces her to make a decision...
Style: humorous, light, captivating, feel good, semi serious ...
Plot: introspection, breakup, strong female presence, singleness, unfulfillment, friendship, love and romance, society, thirtysomething life, couples, bittersweet, female director
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france
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 4.0
 573
Honest (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 110 min.
Story: The film is an edgy black comedy set in swinging London in the late 60s. The All Saints girls play three street wise sisters who head 'up West' to rob and generally cause trouble.
Style: dark humor, semi serious, stylized, humorous, suspenseful ...
Plot: strong female presence, criminal heroes, dishonesty, profanity, gender, drugs/alcohol, physical appearance, graphic violence, three sisters, stolen goods, robbery, female thief ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: london, england, east end london, oxford university
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 6.8
 362
Switch (2012)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: The adventures of a group of witches living in the city.
Style: humorous, semi serious, entertaining, captivating, sexy
Audience: girls' night, teens
Plot: supernatural, danger, strong female presence, city life, curses spells and rituals, fashion, female friendship, witch, witchcraft, magic, coven, urban ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, london
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 6.7
 2K
Shirin (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: Iran
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A hundred and fourteen famous Iranian theater and cinema actresses and a French star: mute spectators at a theatrical representation of Khosrow and Shirin, a Persian poem from the twelfth century, put on stage by Kiarostami. The development of the ...
Style: experimental, contemplative, atmospheric, stylized, emotional ...
Plot: theater, women, strong female presence, play, feminism, artists and showbiz, face, auditorium, cinema
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: iran
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 6.6
 1K
20 30 40 (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music, Romance, Sport
Country: Hong Kong, Taiwan, Japan
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Wise, reflective and bittersweet, director/actor Sylvia Chang's Taipei-set triptych weaves through the lives of a 40-year-old divorcée (Chang), a thirtysomething flight attendant (Rene Liu) and an aspiring pop singer (Angelica Lee). Co-written ...
Style: humorous, touching, semi serious, realistic
Plot: lifestyle, couples, looking for love, strong female presence, romance, love and romance, singleness, twentysomething life, thirtysomething life, female female relationship, single woman, divorce ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: asia, taiwan, taipei
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Itty Bitty Titty Committee (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Anna is coming out. But not as gay as a revolutionary. Itty Bitty Titty Committee is a rockin love song to the heady rush of sex, freedom and rebellion that happens when an everyday girl discovers her own strength and the righteous indignation ...
Style: humorous, witty, semi serious, suspense, realistic
Audience: girls' night
Plot: lesbian, coming out, fall in love, love triangle, breakup, feminism, gays and lesbians, gender, self discovery, couple relations, couples, love and romance ...
Time: contemporary, year 1984, year 1948
Place: los angeles, california
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 7.8
 28
Fall to Rise (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A famous dancer is fired after an injury and thrust into the role of motherhood.
Style: contemplative, emotional, serious, psychological, realistic
Plot: ambition, introspection, artists and showbiz, hopes, dancer's life, strong female presence, women, dancer
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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A Minor Leap Down (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: Iran, France
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Nahal is around thirty and in her fourth month of pregnancy. During a routine check-up she learns that her baby has died and she now faces a curettage abortion in two days’ time. When she tries to address the subject, neither her mother nor her ...
Style: realistic, serious, thought provoking, emotional, gloomy
Plot: rebellion, society, family relations, life is a bitch, estrangement, rebelliousness, strong female presence, miscarriage, pregnancy, unfulfillment, depression, iranian ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: iran
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 5.7
 398
Staying Alive (2015)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Norway
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Marianne (34) discovers that her boyfriend Håkon is having an affair. Supported by her best friend's revenge tips and wisdom, Marianne stumbles into her new life where she discovers that coziness is overrated and having fun is what matters.
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, feel good, melancholic ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: couples, infidelity, hopes, breakup, dishonesty, crumbling marriage, strong female presence, female director, best friends, bittersweet, unfulfillment, self discovery ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: norway
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 4.5
 86
French Dolls (2014)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Louise, Sam, Lili. Three women who don't know each other but whom will be forced to meet, get together, and compare themselves to each other by the wild will of evolution.
Style: not serious, realistic, humorous, captivating
Audience: girls' night
Plot: friendship, best friends, disorder, family life, couples, couple relations, dysfunctional family, starting over, family relations, hopes, strong female presence, friends ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france
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 5.0
 81
Chess Game (2014)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Brazil
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Mina (Priscila Fantin) is arrested for defrauding the Social Security and beyond to defend the other inmates need to escape from the prison director of surveillance (Tuca Andrada). The crime involved a Senator (Antonio Calloni), trying in every way ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, psychological, rough, psychological thriller ...
Plot: mind game, prison life, rivalry, criminal heroes, confined, crimes, prison, strong female presence, psychological torture, crime, graphic violence, corruption
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: rio de janeiro, brazil
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The Astronaut Wives Club (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
TV show
Story: Based on the book by Lily Koppel, this 10 episode limited series tells the story of the women who were key players behind some of the biggest events in American history. As America’s astronauts were launched on death-defying missions, Life ...
Style: captivating, serious, realistic, psychological
Plot: astronaut, family relations, relationship vs career, best friends, ambition, couples, nasa, parents and children, strong female presence, space program, female bonding, supportive spouse ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 50s, 1950s, 1960s
Place: usa
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 6.3
 1K
Idiotsitter (2014)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: When wild child Gene is put under house arrest in her family's mansion, her parents hire buttoned-up nanny Billie to look after her. Trapped in each other’s company, the two strike up an unlikely friendship and cause all sorts of trouble. ...
Style: not serious, realistic, sitcom, feel good, melancholic ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: house arrest, estate, nothing goes right, disorder, strong female presence, silly humor, hung over, drugs/alcohol, nanny, rich
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles
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Sarah Silverman: We Are Miracles (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 53 min.
Story: In her first-ever HBO solo special, Sarah Silverman takes the stage for an evening of adults-only stand-up comedy. Taped live in front of an intimate audience of 39 fans at Largo, a music and comedy club in Los Angeles, Sarah Silverman: We Are ...
Style: witty, humorous, realistic, not serious, cynical ...
Plot: satire, performer's life, society, artists and showbiz, republican, democrat, silly humor, strong female presence, stand up special, live audience, farce, sexual humor ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles
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Infinite Stratos (2011)
Genre: Animation, Action, Comedy, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: In the near future, a Japanese scientist engineers a powered exoskeleton called "Infinite Stratos" (IS). Possessing technology and combat capabilities surpassing those of any other arms system, the IS threatens to destabilize the world. ...
Style: serious, exciting, suspenseful, futuristic, mecha
Plot: youth, imaginary, high school life, society, student life, heroes, young heroes, teachers and students, social relations, androids and robots, strong female presence, power relations ...
Time: future
Place: japan, asia
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The Hot Flashes (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: An unlikely basketball team of unappreciated middle-aged Texas women, all former high school champs, challenge the current high school girls’ state champs to raise money for breast cancer prevention. Sparks fly as the women go to comic extremes to ...
Style: humorous, feel good, light, captivating, sentimental ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: basketball, rivalry, sport, friendship, against the odds, contests and competitions, underdog, sport team, ambition, strong female presence, reunion, breast cancer ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: texas, usa
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Kept and Dreamless (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Argentina, France, Netherlands, Spain
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Florence, a young irresponsible mother and her precocious daughter, Eugenia, have an unusual relationship. The roles between the two are reversed. Florence is totally inept at caring for a daughter, whereas Eugenia, only 10 years old, shows maturity ...
Style: humorous, touching, sincere, emotional, realistic ...
Plot: family relations, pregnancy, single parent, child as adult, parents and children, life is a bitch, youth, pimp, family problems, strong female presence, family life, drug abuse ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: argentina, latin america
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 4.9
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Bowling (2012)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The story takes place in Carhaix, in the heart of Brittany. A small hospital, with a calm maternity clinic, where few births take place. Mathilde, a mid-wife, Firmine, a pediatric nurse, and Louise, the owner of the Carhaix bowling alley, are all ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous
Plot: hospital, bowling, friendship, fighting the system, rebellion, human spirit, rebelliousness, workplace, society, strong female presence, championship, maternity ward ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, brittany
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The Brown Girls (2002)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Israel
Duration: 480 min.
TV show
Style: stylized, captivating, serious, realistic, saga
Plot: love affair, romance, culture clash, couple relations, family life, strong female presence, society, parents and children, siblings relations, village, bittersweet, family relations ...
Time: 90s, 80s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: middle east, israel
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 6.2
 5K
Mental (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Australia, USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: A charismatic, crazy hothead transforms a family's life when she becomes the nanny of five girls.
Style: humorous, dark humor, light, entertaining, captivating ...
Audience: teens
Plot: eccentric family, nanny, dysfunctional family, mental illness, suburbs, hitchhiker, satire, family life, siblings relations, youth, strong female presence, teenage life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: australia
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Queen to Play (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Germany
Duration: 97 min.
Story: In a small Corsican village, the life of Hélène, ordinary and single, She works as a maid in a hotel and is married happily with her Husband Ange and her fifteen year-old daughter. Her modest and monotonous life seems to be predetermined... One ...
Style: touching, humorous, semi serious, realistic, feel good
Plot: chess, family relations, midlife crisis, island, hotel, ambition, self discovery, hopes, follow your dream, couples, obsession, strong female presence ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, europe, corsica
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The Year Dolly Parton Was My Mom (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Elizabeth Alison Gray is just your average suburban 11-year old waiting for adolescence to arrive when she finds out her whole life has been a lie. With only her imagination to guide her, she runs away to find the truth.
Style: semi serious, touching, humorous, realistic, feel good ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: adoption, coming of age, family relations, parents and children, obsessive quest, self discovery, family problems, family in crisis, hopes, youth, on the road, life turned upside down ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: usa, canada
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 6.7
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Hilde (2009)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Music
Country: Germany
Duration: 136 min.
Story: A biography of Hildegard Knef, one of Germany's biggest post-war stars.
Style: realistic, serious, captivating, atmospheric, sentimental ...
Plot: world war two, nazi germany, musician's life, performer's life, artists and showbiz, desire for fame, rise and fall, showbiz, love and romance, lifestyle, music, follow your dream ...
Time: 50s, 60s, 20th century, 1940s, 40s ...
Place: germany, berlin germany, europe
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 5.6
 205
Scared Silent (2002)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: When the newlywed wife of a Minnesota police chief accuses a new officer on his force of raping her several years earlier, it sets the stage for a tense confrontation in this riveting story. Penelope Ann Miller and Reed Diamond star as Kathy and ...
Style: tense, serious, realistic
Plot: injustice, society, crimes, life is a bitch, law enforcement, sexual abuse, strong female presence, violence against women, police corruption, deception, husband wife relationship, rape ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, minnesota
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 7.0
 3K
Land Girls (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 225 min.
TV show
Story: The lives, loves and highs and lows of four members of the Women's Land Army working at the Hoxley Estate during World War II.
Style: realistic, captivating, atmospheric, psychological, serious
Audience: girls' night
Plot: wartime life, world war two, life is a bitch, military, family relations, strong female presence, soldier, friendship, rise and fall, love, friends, countryside ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, 1940s
Place: england, europe
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 7.1
 1K
South Riding (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
TV show
Story: Andrew Davies sparkling adaption of Winifred Holtby's acclaimed novel. Insightful, warm and full of memorable characters, South Riding tells a fraught love story and paints a panaromic portrait of a Yorkshire community in the long aftermath of ...
Style: emotional, touching, captivating, realistic, serious ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: love affair, parents and children, hopes, love and romance, society, family relations, human spirit, small town, social relations, strong female presence, boss, power relations ...
Time: 1930s, 30s, 20th century
Place: england, europe, northern england, yorkshire
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 6.1
 1K
Save Me (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: After choking on a hero sandwich in her kitchen and suffering a dramatic near-death experience, Beth Harper - an absentee wife and mother - is revived and claims she can now talk to God. Her teenage daughter, Emily, is horrified and her husband, ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, offbeat, sitcom
Plot: couples, couple relations, self discovery, social relations, hopes, introspection, prophecy, strong female presence, miraculous event, solace, suburban life, suburbs
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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