Female antagonist movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant female antagonist movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out captivating, suspenseful, tense, disturbing, psychotronic and exciting films and TV shows about / with female antagonist, suspense, female villain, female protagonist, murder, violence, manipulative woman, teenager, villainess and flashback plots mostly in Drama, Thriller and Comedy genres shot in USA, Canada, Czech Republic and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as female antagonist: Dirty Teacher (2013), Let's Kill Ward's Wife (2014), Mean Girls (2004), Descendants 2 (2017), Darkside Witches (2015), Ma (2019), Dredd (2012), The Wrong Mommy (2019), Star vs. the Forces of Evil (2015), Tiger Theory (2016).

List of female antagonist movies

Dirty Teacher (2013)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: When a high school senior discovers her teacher is seducing her boyfriend, events turn deadly after the teacher tries to cover it up.
Style: sexy, disturbing, tense, suspenseful, captivating ...
Plot: teacher student sex, older woman younger man relationship, female teacher, teacher, misunderstanding, female antagonist, bitch, murder, frame up, woman with a gun, family problems, killings ...
Place: los angeles
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Let's Kill Ward's Wife (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Everyone hates Ward’s wife and wants her dead, Ward (Donald Faison) most of all. But when his friends’ murderous fantasies turn into an (accidental) reality, they have to deal with a whole new set of problems — like how to dispose of the body ...
Style: realistic, humorous, not serious, tense, captivating
Plot: female antagonist, murder, hysterical woman, unhappy marriage, disorder, buddies, couples, dark humor, nothing goes right, father daughter relationship, marital problem, relationship problems ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
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Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull (2008)
Genre: Action, Adventure
Country: USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: Set during the Cold War, the Soviets – led by sword-wielding Irina Spalko – are in search of a crystal skull which has supernatural powers related to a mystical Lost City of Gold. After being captured and then escaping from them, Indy is coerced ...
Style: entertaining, exciting, humorous, scenic, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night, teens, kids, family outing
Plot: treasure hunt, archaeologist, treasure, archaeology, adventurer, jungle, chase, alien, desert, artifact, sword fight, fight scenes ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, future, year 1957
Place: peru, mexico city, south america, latin america, usa ...
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Mean Girls (2004)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Cady Heron is a hit with The Plastics, the A-list girl clique at her new school, until she makes the mistake of falling for Aaron Samuels, the ex-boyfriend of alpha Plastic Regina George.
Style: light, feel good, funny, humorous, witty ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, chick flick, teen drama
Plot: high school, teenager, teenage girl, fish out of water, bullying, adolescence, popularity, teenage life, female protagonist, school, bad girl, jealousy ...
Time: 2000s, 80s, 21st century
Place: africa, california, usa, illinois
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Descendants 2 (2017)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: When the pressure to be royal becomes too much for Mal, she returns to the Isle of the Lost where her archenemy Uma, Ursula's daughter, has taken her spot as self-proclaimed queen.
Style: fairy tale, entertaining, exciting, captivating, funny ...
Audience: teens, kids, family outing
Plot: teenager, good versus evil, magic, imaginary kingdom, teenage protagonist, villain, girlfriend, female antagonist, moral dilemma, prom, friendship, high school ...
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Darkside Witches (2015)
Genre: Horror
Country: Italy
Duration: 89 min.
Story: In 1589, six innocent women were accused from the inquisition of witchery in the small ligurian mountain.
Style: scary, psychotronic, bleak, disturbing, suspenseful ...
Plot: witch, female antagonist, inquisition, demon, revenge, false accusation, deal with the devil, exorcist, murder, ghost, loss, deadly creature ...
Time: year 2009
Place: vatican
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Valerie and Her Week of Wonders (1970)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Horror
Country: Czechoslovakia
Duration: 77 min.
Story: Valerie, a Czechoslovakian teenager living with her grandmother, is blossoming into womanhood, but that transformation proves secondary to the effects she experiences when she puts on a pair of magic earrings. Now seeing the world around her in a ...
Style: fairy tale, surreal, suspenseful, disturbing, experimental ...
Audience: teens, pre-teens
Plot: innocence, teenage girl, sexual awakening, coming of age, grandmother granddaughter relationship, surrealism, supernatural, menstruation, seductive behavior, older man younger woman relationship, wedding night, occult ...
Time: 19th century
Place: central europe
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Ma (2019)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Japan, USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Sue Ann is a loner who keeps to herself in her quiet Ohio town. One day, she is asked by Maggie, a new teenager in town, to buy some booze for her and her friends, and Sue Ann sees the chance to make some unsuspecting, if younger, friends of her ...
Style: slasher, disturbing, suspenseful, scary, tense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: basement, underage drinking, revenge, mental health, suspense, psychopath, twists and turns, teenager, torture, teenage girl, social network, female psychopath ...
Time: 80s, 21st century
Place: usa
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Dredd (2012)
Genre: Action, Crime, Sci-Fi
Country: UK, South Africa, India
Duration: 95 min.
Story: In the future, America is a dystopian wasteland. The latest scourge is Ma-Ma, a prostitute-turned-drug pusher with a dangerous new drug and aims to take over the city. The only possibility of stopping her is an elite group of urban police called ...
Style: futuristic, intense, neo noir, touching, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: distopia, post apocalypse, cyberpunk, judge, violent, drugs, brutality, police, lone hero, villain, gangsters, corruption ...
Time: future, near future
Place: usa, america
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The Wrong Mommy (2019)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: After receiving a promotion and more responsibility at work, Melanie decides to hire Phoebe as her personal assistant. Smart and cunning, Phoebe has an ulterior motive for taking the job and a twisted plan for revenge involving Melanie's mother.
Style: tense, realistic, suspenseful
Plot: sociopathy, female antagonist, assertive woman, mother daughter relationship, manipulative woman, career, ambitious woman, lie, nanny, manipulation, villainess, hypocritical woman ...
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Star vs. the Forces of Evil (2015)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: Intergalactic warrior Star Butterfly arrives on Earth to live with the Diaz family. She continues to battle villains throughout the universe and high school, mainly to protect her extremely powerful wand, an object that still confuses her.
Style: exciting, captivating, sincere, semi serious, anime ...
Audience: kids, pre-teens, preschoolers, teens
Plot: princess, friendship, teenage life, good versus evil, family relations, portal, magic wand, youth, magical girl, high school life, parents and children, butterfly ...
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Tiger Theory (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Czech Republic
Duration: 107 min.
Story: The last drop for Jan's resolution is the voluntary death of his father-in-law, whose strength and patience ran dry. Grandma made decisions about Grandpa's life, old age as well as the funeral. Jan is sure that he and his wife Olga are on ...
Style: humorous, light, feel good, unusual plot structure, social
Plot: female antagonist, husband wife relationship, father son relationship, university, psychiatrist, death of father, dark humor, brother sister relationship, father daughter relationship, selfish woman, manipulative woman, emotional abuse ...
Place: prague, central europe
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Psycho BFF (2019)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When Renee's shy teenage daughter Deandra finally makes a friend, Olivia, she is thrilled. After Olivia's initial bossiness turns into emotional abuse, Renee forbids the relationship from continuing, prompting the girls to run away ...
Style: psychological, tense, suspenseful, unusual plot structure, contemplative
Plot: mother daughter relationship, murder, female protagonist, psychopath, best friends, high school, female antagonist, friendship, chase, suspense, love, vengeance ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
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Mommy Would Never Hurt You (2019)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Riley wants to rebuild her relationship with her mother and little sister, who are shut-ins due to her sister's illness. When Riley realizes her sister may not be sick, her mother will stop at nothing to keep her daughters with her forever.
Style: suspenseful, captivating
Plot: child murderess, mother daughter relationship, murder, psychopath, sister sister relationship, female antagonist, violence, mother and daughter, vengeance, woman in danger, family relations, murderer ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
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Tangled (2010)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Musical, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: When the kingdom's most wanted-and most charming-bandit Flynn Rider hides out in a mysterious tower, he's taken hostage by Rapunzel, a beautiful and feisty tower-bound teen with 70 feet of magical, golden hair. Flynn's curious captor, ...
Style: fairy tale, feel good, romantic, captivating, uplifting ...
Audience: kids, family outing, girls' night, pre-teens, teens ...
Plot: princess, disney, fall in love, disney princess, couples, love and romance, horse, female protagonist, unlikely couple, young woman, power of love, hopes ...
Time: 17th century
Place: germany, fictional island
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Maleficent: Mistress of Evil (2019)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: UK, Canada, USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: A fantasy adventure that picks up several years after Maleficent, in which audiences learned of the events that hardened the heart of Disney’s most notorious villain and drove her to curse a baby Princess Aurora, Maleficent: Mistress of Evil ...
Style: fairy tale, dark fantasy, atmospheric, sincere, touching ...
Audience: kids, teens
Plot: female protagonist, fairy, magical creature, strong female character, kingdom, crown, evil queen, wizards and magicians, fictional kingdom, witchcraft, castle, magical power ...
Place: europe, united kingdom, france
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Month's Rulers (2012)
Genre: Family, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Czech Republic
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Based on a classical czech fairy tale.
Style: fairy tale, psychotronic, captivating, exciting, contemplative
Plot: egocentric woman, rivalry, female protagonist, supernatural power, family relations, countryside, spoiled girl, mother daughter relationship, brother brother relationship, evil stepmother, teenage protagonist, dysfunctional family ...
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Oldies but Goldies (2012)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Czech Republic
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A bitter-sweet comedy about two people who wish to live life to the full despite their age. Ota is a retired high-school teacher and at this point in life has various foibles that complicate life for his son and daughter-in-law. Moreover, he has a ...
Style: road movie, unusual plot structure, feel good, humorous, light ...
Plot: parent child relationship, family relations, villain as protagonist, egocentrism, bossy woman, humiliation, female protagonist, father son relationship, vanity, egoism, female antagonist, teacher ...
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Vampires: Lucas Rising (2014)
Genre: Horror
Country: UK
Duration: 107 min.
Story: The on going Vampire saga that started with Vampires: Brighter in Darkness, Vampires: Lucas Rising tells the tale of the immortals Lucas Delmore and Toby Brighter and their fight to defend their Love and Mankind.
Style: suspenseful, psychotronic, scary, bleak
Plot: gay, vampire, genocide, male nudity, couple relations, female antagonist, love and romance, rescue, death, creature, murder, rivalry ...
Time: 21st century
Place: europe
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Edge of Desire (2017)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Country: Brazil
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: A young man falls for a seductive, confident woman who performs as a mermaid, and actually believes to be one.
Style: novela, disturbing, captivating, psychological
Plot: professional wrestling, female protagonist, police officer, police, female antagonist, female fighter, strong female lead, ambitious woman, ambition, direction and purpose, criminal, policewoman ...
Place: brazil, rio de janeiro
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The Witches (2020)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery
Country: USA, Mexico, Canada
Duration: 106 min.
Story: In late 1967, a young orphaned boy goes to live with his loving grandma in the rural Alabama town of Demopolis. As the boy and his grandmother encounter some deceptively glamorous but thoroughly diabolical witches, she wisely whisks him away to a ...
Style: feel good, anime, epic, psychotronic, dark fantasy ...
Audience: kids
Plot: witch, hotel, orphan, animals, grandmother grandson relationship, villainess, relationships, female villain, supernatural, conspiracy, female antagonist, friendship ...
Time: year 1967, 60s, year 1979, year 1975, year 1968 ...
Place: chicago illinois, alabama
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The Endgame (2022)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
TV show
Story: A high-stakes thriller about Elena Federova, a very recently captured international arms dealer and brilliant criminal mastermind who even in captivity orchestrates a number of coordinated bank heists, and Val Turner, the principled, relentless and ...
Style: captivating, tense, disturbing, sexy
Plot: female criminal, female thief, female villain, bandit, suspense, manipulative woman, female antagonist, female protagonist, crime boss, female police detective, police detective, mafia ...
Place: new york
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Reborn (2018)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 77 min.
Story: A stillborn baby girl is abducted by a deranged morgue attendant and brought back to life by electro-kinetic power. On her sixteenth birthday, traumatized Tess escapes captivity and sets out to find her birth mother leaving a trail of horrifying ...
Style: captivating, suspenseful, disturbing
Plot: suspense, female villain, search for mother, runaway, female protagonist, kidnapping, back from the dead, brought back to life, female assassin, murderer, child abduction, female antagonist ...
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The Governor's Wife (2008)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A manipulative mother increases her plotting to stay in control.
Style: tense, captivating, disturbing
Plot: female villain, in laws, political intrigue, political manipulation, political conspiracy, manipulative woman, investigative journalism, family problems, duplicity, suspense, conspiracy, money ...
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The Royal Scandal (2001)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's Sherlock Holmes - the world's greatest detective - faces a most alluring adversary... Legendary opera star Irene Adler is threatening to destroy the King of Bohemia's reputation with proof of their illicit ...
Style: tense, captivating, disturbing
Plot: sherlock holmes, sleuth, intrigue, blackmail, cat versus mouse, uncover truth, palace intrigue, female villain, crime investigation, female criminal, suspense, female antagonist ...
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Like.Share.Follow. (2017)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Garrett is a rising YouTube star. Shell is a deeply emotional fan. When they begin a romantic relationship, he's forced to question whether opening your life to strangers online is an invitation to community and rescue... or to stalking, ...
Style: realistic, mind bending, suspenseful, psychological, cyber ...
Plot: fan, male rape victim, obsession, youtube, love story, teenage boy, suspense, meeting, stalking, stalker, internet, mental disorder ...
Time: 21st century
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Thor: Ragnarok (2017)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Australia
Duration: 130 min.
Story: Thor is on the other side of the universe and finds himself in a race against time to get back to Asgard to stop Ragnarok, the prophecy of destruction to his homeworld and the end of Asgardian civilization, at the hands of an all-powerful new ...
Style: entertaining, funny, stylized, exciting, epic ...
Audience: teens, kids, chick flick
Plot: superhero, female villain, supernatural power, alien planet, deity, rebellion, goddess, warrior, monster, norse god, norse mythology, alien civilization ...
Time: year 2017, 2010s
Place: new york, norway
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Pet (2016)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Spain, USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A man imprisons the woman he's still obsessed with after years apart, then finds the tables turned on him.
Style: disturbing, bleak, suspenseful, slasher, rough ...
Audience: adult
Plot: obsession, basement, sadist, kidnapping, locked in a cage, stalking, psychopath, bdsm, fear, suspense, animal shelter, stalker ...
Place: los angeles
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The Great Queen Seondeok (2009)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Romance
Country: South Korea
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Queen Seondeok is a 2009 South Korean historical drama, starring Lee Yo-won, Go Hyun-jung, Uhm Tae-woong, Park Ye-jin, Kim Nam-gil and Yoo Seung-ho. It chronicles the life of Queen Seondeok of Silla. It aired on MBC from May 25 to December 22, 2009 ...
Style: epic, psychological, captivating, tense, atmospheric
Plot: power struggle, political intrigue, royal family, murder, political leader, prophecy, palace, queen, empire, cross dressing, rise to power, sword fight ...
Time: ancient times, 7th century
Place: korea
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The Teacher (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Slovakia, Czech Republic
Duration: 102 min.
Story: The principal of an elementary school calls a special parents meeting after it’s alleged that the seemingly empathetic and kindly-looking teacher Mrs. Drazděchová uses her students to manipulate their parents.
Style: melancholic, touching, tense, captivating, allegory ...
Plot: teacher, psychological manipulation, school, blackmailer, female protagonist, blackmail, communist, communism, nepotism, class differences, abuse of power, parent child relationship ...
Time: year 1983, 80s, year 1984, year 1991
Place: czechoslovakia, eastern europe, central europe
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