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, captivating and touching films and TV shows about / with strong female presence, society, hopes, female protagonist, female director, friends, love and romance, friendship, lesbian and couples 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: Burlesque (2010), Sunny (2011), The Dovekeepers (2015), Bomb Girls (2012), Home Fires (2015), Rocks in My Pockets (2014), Shirin (2008), GCB (2012), Maison close (2010), Go for Sisters (2013).

List of strong female presence movies

 6.4
 85K
Burlesque (2010)
Genre: Drama, Music, Musical, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: The Burlesque Lounge has its best days behind it. Tess, a retired dancer and owner of the venue, struggles to keep the aging theater alive, facing all kinds of financial and artistic challenges. With the Lounge's troupe members becoming ...
Style: sexy, stylized, light, melancholic, entertaining ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, teens
Plot: cabaret, love and romance, performer's life, desire for fame, follow your dream, dancing, ambition, nightclub, dancer, stripper, backstage, musician ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, california, iowa, usa, chicago illinois
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 7.8
 6K
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: touching, humorous, captivating, psychological, thought provoking ...
Plot: strong female presence, bullying, high school, best friends, youth, social relations, teenage life, adolescence vs adulthood, friendship, hospital, newcomer, friends ...
Time: 21st century, 80s, 20th century, contemporary
Place: korea, asia
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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, religion, rebelliousness, rebellion, siege, ancient history, love and romance, hopes, curses spells and rituals ...
Time: 1st century
Place: holy land, israel, middle east, jerusalem
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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, serious, stylized, tense
Audience: girls' night
Plot: wartime life, strong female presence, working woman, world war two, factory, life is a bitch, sexism, workplace, society, gender, accident, feminism ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century
Place: canada
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 8.2
 4K
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, social relations, life is a bitch, society, friends, female protagonist, village life, family relations, british ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s, 1930s
Place: england, europe
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Rocks in My Pockets (2014)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama
Country: Latvia, USA
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, atmospheric, stylized, psychological, semi serious ...
Plot: strong female presence, mental illness, depression, redemption, hopes, family relations, mental health, women, escapades, large family, mental institution, suicide ...
Place: 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, serious, tense, mind bending ...
Plot: magical girl, strong female presence, surrealism, supernatural, young heroes, wizards and magicians, teenage life, youth, coming of age, deal with the devil, destiny, imaginary kingdom ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: asia, japan
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 6.7
 3K
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, atmospheric, stylized, emotional, art house ...
Plot: strong female presence, theater, artists and showbiz, feminism, women, movie theatre, cinema, play, persian, watching a movie, face, auditorium
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: iran
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 7.0
 9K
GCB (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 430 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, social relations, hypocrisy, family relations, rivalry, starting over, single mother, homecoming, haunted by the past, intrigue, hopes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: texas, usa, dallas texas
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 6.5
 513
Maison close (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 52 min.
TV show
Story: Paris, 1871. This is a story of the women trapped in a luxury brothel, 'Paradise'. The very young Rose came to Paris in search of her mother, former prostitute. She is trapped and forced to enroll in Paradise. Vera is 35 years. She knows ...
Style: realistic, tense, erotic, psychological, captivating ...
Plot: brothel, sexual relations, workplace, prostitute, strong female presence, strong sexual content, lifestyle, power relations, society, nudity (full frontal - brief), workplace situations, french
Time: 19th century
Place: paris france, france
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 6.5
 587
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, tense, realistic
Plot: friendship, family problems, strong female presence, friends, addiction, missing person, missing child, crimes, missing son, murder, missing boy, family ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, california, mexico
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 5.4
 779
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, realistic ...
Plot: breakup, introspection, strong female presence, singleness, unfulfillment, friendship, society, love and romance, bittersweet, thirtysomething life, couples, female nudity ...
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: sexy, not serious, humorous, realistic
Audience: girls' night, teens
Plot: strong female presence, buddies, friends, silly humor, escapades, disorder, best friends, youth, twentysomething life, on the road, beach, drugs/alcohol ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: brazil
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 4.1
 612
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, humorous, stylized, realistic, suspenseful ...
Plot: dark humor, strong female presence, dishonesty, criminal heroes, physical appearance, graphic violence, gender, stolen goods, three sisters, robbery, female thief, heist ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
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: talky, witty, clever, humorous, realistic ...
Plot: strong female presence, couples, racism, dark humor, couple relations, society, battle of the sexes, gender, sexual relations, feminism, 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, not serious, realistic, humorous
Audience: girls' night
Plot: best friends, strong female presence, friends, friendship, artists and showbiz, actor's life, twentysomething life, city life, girl, motivation, communication, therapy ...
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: semi serious, humorous, realistic, light, feel good ...
Plot: strong female presence, rivalry, disorder, uninhibited rivalry, woman woman relationship, old woman, lesbian, cemetery, boat, sleeping, car, driving ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: italy, sicily
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 4.3
 371
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: realistic, sincere, tense, serious, contemplative
Plot: society, strong female presence, political unrest, religions or cults, rabbi, iranian, promise
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: iran, germany, middle east, europe, 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: undercover agent, female agent, beauty pageant, fish out of water, working undercover, tough girl, tomboy, special agents, fbi agent, strong female lead, personality change, beauty queen ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 80s, year 1982, 2000s ...
Place: texas, usa, new york, manhattan new york city, new jersey ...
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 6.7
 393
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: semi serious, humorous, sexy, entertaining, captivating
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: witchcraft, supernatural, strong female presence, city life, curses spells and rituals, fashion, female friendship, witch, magic, coven, female protagonist, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: london, england
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 4.0
 701
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, scary, surreal, realistic, serious ...
Plot: strong female presence, forest, graphic violence, haunted by the past, memory loss, fear, surrealism, a vision, on the road, danger, gore, gory ...
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: semi serious, realistic, touching, humorous
Plot: lifestyle, couples, looking for love, strong female presence, romance, love and romance, thirtysomething life, singleness, twentysomething life, female female relationship, marriage, divorce ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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: touching, sexual, sexy, realistic, serious
Plot: lesbian love, lesbian couple, lesbian, lesbian relationship, gays and lesbians, lgbt, lesbian sex, college, teacher student relationship, love and romance, strong female presence, love affair ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, indiana
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 5.3
 47K
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, ridiculous, humorous, witty, semi serious ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick, teens
Plot: bridesmaid, slumber party, nothing goes right, strip club, hung over, female friendship, friendship, wedding, best friends, disorder, overweight woman, strong female presence ...
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, femininity, dedicated educator, college, art, art school, art history, gender, irreverence, society, fighting the system ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, year 1953
Place: massachusetts, usa, california, manhattan new york city, philadelphia ...
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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, cheerleader, breakup, coming out, fall in love, feminism, gays and lesbians, gender, couples, strong female presence, love and romance, society ...
Time: contemporary, year 1984, year 1948
Place: mississippi, virginia, bahamas, california, los angeles ...
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Michiko & 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, touching, entertaining ...
Audience: teens
Plot: friendship, prison escape, foster home, on the run, crimes, orphan, partners, 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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 5.9
 512
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: realistic, humorous, semi serious, melancholic, feel good ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: infidelity, hopes, couples, breakup, strong female presence, crumbling marriage, dishonesty, bittersweet, unfulfillment, self discovery, best friends, revenge ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: norway
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 6.7
 2K
The 13 Roses (2007)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Spain, Italy
Duration: 100 min.
Story: True story of thirteen totally normal young women that suffered harsh questioning and were put in prison under made up charges of helping the rebellion against Franco back in the 1940s. Despite of their innocence, the thirteen were soon executed ...
Style: disturbing, thought provoking, emotional, touching, gloomy ...
Plot: spanish civil war, injustice, social decay, false accusation, woman in danger, false arrest, betrayal, society, confined, life is a bitch, dishonesty, hopes ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 1930s
Place: spain
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 7.3
 467
Frankie (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Frankie is a British television drama series created by Lucy Gannon. The series stars Eve Myles as the eponymous character Frankie Maddox, a district nurse more emotionally involved with her job than her personal life. The series is both set and ...
Style: realistic, sincere, touching, serious
Plot: hospital, supportive coworker, hopes, workplace, strong female presence, redemption, workplace situations, nurse, female protagonist, british, patient, paraplegic
Time: 2010s, 21st century, contemporary
Place: england
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