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, serious, humorous, semi serious, touching and captivating films and TV shows about / with strong female presence, society, friendship, friends, female protagonist, female director, love and romance, lesbian, family relations and hopes plots mostly in Drama, Comedy and Romance genres shot in USA, UK, Japan and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as strong female presence: Home Fires (2015), Bomb Girls (2012), The Dovekeepers (2015), Sunny (2011), Rocks in My Pockets (2014), Shirin (2008), GCB (2012), The High Note (2020), Go for Sisters (2013), Les Gazelles (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, strong female presence, world war two, 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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 7.9
 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: captivating, realistic, serious, stylized, tense
Audience: girls' night
Plot: strong female presence, working woman, world war two, wartime life, factory, life is a bitch, sexism, workplace, gender, society, 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, stylized ...
Plot: strong female presence, survival, society, political unrest, rebellion, rebelliousness, siege, love and romance, religion, battles, curses spells and rituals, hopes ...
Time: ancient history, 1st century
Place: holy land, israel, middle east, jerusalem
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 7.8
 5K
Sunny (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: South Korea
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Na-mi, a transfer student, becomes a laughingstock on her first day of school because of her strong southern dialect. Six girls jump in to help the new kid adapt to the new environment, and the girls come to call their circle of friends ...
Style: humorous, touching, captivating, thought provoking, psychological ...
Plot: strong female presence, reunion, high school, bullying, best friends, youth, adolescence vs adulthood, teenage life, social relations, friendship, hospital, classroom ...
Time: 21st century, 20th century, contemporary, 80s
Place: asia, korea
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Rocks in My Pockets (2014)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama
Country: USA, Latvia
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A fantastical tale based on true events, about five women of Signe Baumane's family, including herself, and their battles with depression and madness.
Style: humorous, psychological, atmospheric, stylized, surreal ...
Plot: strong female presence, mental illness, depression, women, family relations, imaginary, hopes, redemption, mental health, escapades, female director, suicide attempt ...
Place: soviet union, ussr, latvia
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Puella Magi Madoka Magica the Movie Part III: Rebellion (2013)
Genre: Animation, Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Following Madoka's rewriting of the universe, sacrificing herself and her happy normal days to save all magical girls from the cruel fate that awaited them by wiping witches out of existence, the despair still manifest into creatures known as ...
Style: twists and turns, bleak, tense, serious, mind bending ...
Plot: strong female presence, magical girl, surrealism, imaginary, supernatural, young heroes, teenage life, wizards and magicians, girls with guns, coming of age, youth, deal with the devil ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan, asia
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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: strong female presence, theater, play, feminism, artists and showbiz, face, women, auditorium, cinema, watching a movie, movie theatre, persian
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: iran
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 7.0
 8K
GCB (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Amanda Vaughn, once the ultimate high school "mean girl," is forced to return home in disgrace after her marriage ends in scandal. As Amanda and her teenage kids try to adjust to their new lives, the ladies from her past alternate between ...
Style: realistic, captivating, semi serious, feel good, light
Audience: girls' night
Plot: gossip and rumors, strong female presence, rivalry, starting over, social relations, family relations, hypocrisy, single mother, hopes, intrigue, haunted by the past, homecoming ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: texas, usa, dallas texas
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The High Note (2020)
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Set in the dazzling world of the LA music scene comes the story of Grace Davis, a superstar whose talent, and ego, have reached unbelievable heights. Maggie is Grace’s overworked personal assistant who’s stuck running errands, but still aspires ...
Style: light, sweet, sentimental
Audience: teens
Plot: assistant, pop star, ambition, strong female presence, relationship vs career, music, artists and showbiz, showbiz, musician, talent, singer, hopes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles
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 6.4
 501
Go for Sisters (2013)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 123 min.
Story: Bernice and Fontayne grew up so tight they could ‘go for sisters’. After twenty years apart, they are reunited when Bernice is assigned to be Fontayne’s parole officer- just when she needs help on the wrong side of the law.
Style: sincere, serious, realistic, tense
Plot: strong female presence, friendship, family problems, friends, addiction, missing child, crimes, missing person, murder, missing boy, search, family ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, mexico, california
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 5.4
 718
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, feel good, captivating, semi serious ...
Plot: introspection, breakup, strong female presence, singleness, unfulfillment, friendship, love and romance, society, couples, thirtysomething life, bittersweet, female director
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france
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Muita Calma Nessa Hora (2010)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Brazil
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Three young friends, Tita, Mari and Aninha decide to change their situations and travel to a beach place for a weekend. On the road, they meet Estrella, a hippie that wants a hide to try to find her unknown father. Together, they will live ...
Style: not serious, realistic, sexy, humorous
Audience: girls' night, teens
Plot: friends, strong female presence, buddies, best friends, escapades, disorder, youth, silly humor, twentysomething life, beach, on the road, drugs/alcohol ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: brazil
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 4.0
 576
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: semi serious, stylized, humorous, suspenseful, realistic ...
Plot: dark humor, criminal heroes, dishonesty, strong female presence, gender, profanity, drugs/alcohol, graphic violence, physical appearance, robbery, three sisters, female thief ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: london, england, oxford university, east end london
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 5.2
 765
Women Who Kill (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 59 min.
Story: It's okay to feel intimidated - it's one night out with four talented women who are probably smarter than you, most likely sexier than you and definitely funnier than you. Top comediennes and close friends Amy Schumer, Rachel Feinstein, ...
Style: witty, talky, clever, humorous, realistic ...
Plot: strong female presence, couples, couple relations, dark humor, society, battle of the sexes, feminism, sexual relations, racism, gender, theater, profanity
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
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Psychodrama (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
TV show
Story: A collection of hilarious and sometimes heinous moments from the real lives of three girls living in New York trying to make it as actors, or anything, really - as told to their therapist. Yes, they all see the same therapist.
Style: talky, realistic, not serious, humorous
Audience: girls' night
Plot: strong female presence, friends, best friends, friendship, city life, twentysomething life, actor's life, artists and showbiz, girl, therapy, motivation, communication ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
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A Street in Palermo (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Italy, Switzerland, France
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Shut inside their cars, two women face off in a silent duel that is fought out in the intimate violence of their stares. A wholly female duel punctuated by the refusal to drink, eat and sleep; more obstinate than the sun of Palermo and more stubborn ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, light, offbeat ...
Plot: strong female presence, uninhibited rivalry, disorder, rivalry, woman woman relationship, lesbian, old woman, female director, blood, bet, running, food ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: italy, sicily
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 3.7
 361
Hitler's Grave (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Asia is a young Iranian woman whose brother has been tortured in prisons of the Islamic Republic of Iran during the recent controversial presidential elections in Iran. She goes to Berlin to find the grave of Hitler fulfilling a promise made to her ...
Style: sincere, realistic, serious, tense, contemplative
Plot: strong female presence, society, political unrest, rabbi, religions or cults, iranian, promise
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: iran, europe, germany, middle east, berlin germany
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Miss Congeniality (2000)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: When the local FBI office receives a letter from a terrorist known only as 'The Citizen', it's quickly determined that he's planning his next act at the Miss America beauty pageant. Because tough-as-nails Gracie Hart is the only ...
Style: feel good, funny, humorous, entertaining, sweet ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, teens
Plot: fish out of water, undercover agent, beauty pageant, working undercover, special agents, fbi agent, tough girl, crimes, personality change, fbi, beauty queen, investigation ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, year 1982, year 2000, 2000s ...
Place: texas, usa, new york, manhattan new york city, new jersey ...
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 6.9
 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: teens, girls' night
Plot: witchcraft, curses spells and rituals, supernatural, danger, strong female presence, city life, fashion, witch, female friendship, magic, coven, urban ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, london
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 4.2
 646
The Oregonian (2011)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: A girl gets in a car accident and wanders through the woods, encountering all kinds of nightmarish things.
Style: atmospheric, rough, realistic, serious, scary ...
Plot: danger, strong female presence, graphic violence, memory loss, haunted by the past, in the woods, fear, surrealism, screaming, a vision, gore, on the road ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: oregon, usa
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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, strong female presence, couples, looking for love, romance, love and romance, thirtysomething life, singleness, twentysomething life, female female relationship, marriage, divorce ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: taiwan, asia, taipei
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 5.9
 5K
Bloomington (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: A former child actress attends college in search of independence and ends up becoming romantically involved with a female professor. Their relationship thrives until an opportunity to return to acting forces her to make life-altering decisions.
Style: sexy, touching, sexual, serious, realistic
Plot: lesbian, lesbian love, lesbian couple, lesbian relationship, gays and lesbians, lgbt, college, lesbian sex, love and romance, strong female presence, love affair, parents and children ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, indiana
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 5.3
 46K
Bachelorette (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Three friends are asked to be bridesmaids at a wedding of a woman they used to ridicule back in high school.
Style: cynical, humorous, witty, semi serious, not serious ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick, teens
Plot: bridesmaid, female friendship, nothing goes right, strip club, hung over, friendship, wedding, slumber party, disorder, best friends, strong female presence, alcohol abuse ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 80s
Place: new york, usa, new jersey, california
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Mona Lisa Smile (2003)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: The story of Katherine Ann Watson, a feminist teacher who studied at UCLA graduate school and in 1953 left her boyfriend behind in Los Angeles, California to teach at Wellesley College, a conservative women's private liberal arts college in ...
Style: sentimental, touching, intellectual, romantic, inspirational ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, teens
Plot: feminism, teachers and students, dedicated educator, femininity, college, art history, gender, art, college life, society, fighting the system, bittersweet ...
Time: 50s, 1950s, 20th century, year 1953
Place: massachusetts, usa, california, manhattan new york city, yale university ...
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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: semi serious, witty, humorous, suspense, realistic
Audience: girls' night
Plot: lesbian, coming out, fall in love, love triangle, breakup, feminism, gays and lesbians, gender, couples, self discovery, couple relations, society ...
Time: contemporary, year 1948, year 1984
Place: california, bahamas, virginia, los angeles, sacramento california ...
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Michiko and Hatchin (2008)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 23 min.
TV show
Story: The story takes place in a fictional country with cultural traces from South American countries, mostly from Brazil. The title's Michiko is a free-willed "sexy diva" who escapes from a supposedly inescapable prison fortress, while ...
Style: exciting, serious, captivating, entertaining, touching ...
Audience: teens
Plot: friendship, prison escape, foster home, on the run, partners, orphan, crimes, friends, on the road, strong female presence, track down, ex convict ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan, latin america, south america
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Lizzie Borden Took an Ax (2014)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Lizzie Borden Took An Ax chronicles the scandal and enduring mystery surrounding Lizzie Borden, who was tried in 1892 for axing her parents to death. As the case rages on, the courtroom proceedings fuel an enormous amount of sensationalized stories ...
Style: realistic, psychological thriller, serious, stylized, slasher ...
Plot: courtroom drama, murder, family relations, legal, crime, deadly, crimes, courtroom, axe murder, father daughter relationship, strong female presence, acquittal ...
Time: 19th century, 1890s
Place: usa, massachusetts
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 5.5
 2K
Caf? (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: When tragedy strikes the community surrounding a cafe in West Philadelphia, the cafe's regulars come to realize how intertwined their lives truly are.
Style: sentimental, touching, realistic, serious, uplifting
Plot: love and romance, city life, friendship, workplace situations, direction and purpose, friends, strong female presence, best friends, pregnant woman, pregnancy, virtual world, free will ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, philadelphia
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What War May Bring (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A theater projectionist's daughter is involved in the Resistance in WWII, but she doesn’t share his political involvement & only believes in passion. She follows the men she loves unconditionally, suffering betrayal and hardship.
Style: captivating, realistic, serious, emotional, psychological ...
Plot: world war two, soldier, strong female presence, haunted by the past, saving a life, concentration camp, world war one, d day, deportation, cabaret, nazi, saved from execution ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s, 1930s, 40s, 30s
Place: france, paris france
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 6.6
 3K
Trucker (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Loner Diane Ford (Michelle Monaghan) is a truck driver with an 11-year-old son, Peter (Jimmy Bennett), whom she never sees, and that's fine with her. But, when Peter's father, Len (Benjamin Bratt), falls ill, he asks Diane to take care of ...
Style: sincere, realistic, serious, emotional, touching ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: americana, working mom, truck, single parent, strong female presence, small town life, parents and children, family problems, family relations, lifestyle, on the road, independent woman ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, california
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