Ambitious woman movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant ambitious woman movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out captivating, entertaining, romantic, humorous, realistic and light films and TV shows about / with ambitious woman, rivalry, ambition, love and romance, female protagonist, friendship, society, direction and purpose, boyfriend girlfriend relationship and workplace situations plots mostly in Drama, Comedy and Romance genres shot in USA, China, South Korea and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as ambitious woman: Russian Affairs (2019), The Devil Wears Prada (2006), Cashmere Mafia (2008), The Favourite (2018), Scarlet Heart: Ryeo (2016), Veep (2012), Women in running (2019), Catherine the Great (2019), Not Born Beautiful (2005), Being Mary Jane (2013).

List of ambitious woman movies

Russian Affairs (2019)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Russia
Duration: 49 min.
TV show
Story: Moscow, present day. The city of big money, passion, gorgeous women and wealthy men, receptions and dangerous intrigue. Dasha, an art historian from the province, who came to the capital, dreams of a new, better life, but a mysterious and cruel ...
Style: suspense, thought provoking, tense, captivating, disturbing
Audience: chick flick, girls' night
Plot: ambitious woman, female nudity, model, betrayal, rivalry, heroine, escapades, danger, dishonesty, love triangle, society, lifestyle ...
Place: moscow russia
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The Devil Wears Prada (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA, France
Duration: 109 min.
Story: The Devil Wears Prada is about a young journalist who moves to New York to work in the fashion industry. Her boss however is extremely demanding and cruel and won’t let her succeed if she doesn’t fit into the high class elegant look of their ...
Style: witty, realistic, romantic, clever, twists and turns ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick, teens
Plot: fashion, career woman, strong female character, city life, workplace situations, boss and employee, women, workplace intrigue, employer employee relationship, journalism, relationship vs career, journalist ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2006, 2000s
Place: new york, paris france, usa, manhattan new york city, miami ...
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Cashmere Mafia (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Cashmere Mafia is an American television comedy-drama which ran on ABC from January 6, 2008 to February 20, 2008. The series was created by Kevin Wade, who also served as executive producer alongside Darren Star, Gail Katz, Jeff Rake and Michael ...
Style: realistic, humorous, semi serious, sexy, sincere ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: ambitious woman, relationship vs career, friendship, lifestyle, love and romance, workplace, workplace situations, couple relations, best friends, gender, ambition, city life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: new york, usa
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 7.5
 183K
The Favourite (2018)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama, History
Country: Ireland, UK, USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: In early 18th century England, a frail Queen Anne occupies the throne and her close friend Lady Sarah governs the country in her stead. When a new servant Abigail arrives, her charm endears her to Sarah.
Style: factual, based on true events, emotional, cynical, melancholic ...
Plot: lesbian, queen, rivalry, aristocracy, lgbt, period piece, british history, queen of england, ambitious woman, rise and fall, british royal family, duchess ...
Time: 18th century, 1700s
Place: britain, england
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Scarlet Heart: Ryeo (2016)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, History, Romance
Country: South Korea
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Scarlet Heart: Ryeo is the remake of Chinese drama Bu Bu Jing Xin that stars IU as a woman who gets time-warped back to the Goryeo dynasty, and becomes involved with a very large family of princes, some of whom are vying for the throne, or her ...
Style: romantic, captivating, touching, romanticism, sweet ...
Plot: love triangle, broken heart, time travel, rivalry, sweetheart, prince, royal family, love, romantic triangle, king, throne, palace ...
Place: korea
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 8.3
 48K
Veep (2012)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 28 min.
TV show
Story: A look into American politics, revolving around former Senator Selina Meyer who finds being Vice President of the United States is nothing like she expected and everything everyone ever warned her about.
Style: sitcom, witty, clever, humorous, not serious ...
Plot: politics, mishap, vice president, political satire, politician, ambitious woman, ambitious, administration, reporter, satire, boss and employee, workplace situations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, washington d.c.
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Women in running (2019)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Czech Republic
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Women on the Run. Vera has lived a wonderful life with Jindrich, and she is fully determined to fulfill his last wish - running a marathon. The emancipated and spirited mother of three daughters doesn't think that doing so will be a problem. ...
Style: light, witty, romantic, romanticism, funny
Plot: ambitious woman, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, love triangle, adultery, jealousy, male virgin, police detective, breakup, taxi, pregnancy, 15 year old, virgin ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, prague, prague czech republic, central europe
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Catherine the Great (2019)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: This four-part historical drama follows the end of Catherine the Great's reign and her affair with Russian military leader Grigory Potemkin that helped shape the future of Russian politics.
Style: based on true events, realistic, disturbing, captivating, stylized ...
Plot: russian history, palace intrigue, empress, historical character, queen, russian empire, power struggle, ambitious woman, court intrigue, state affairs, lovers, female protagonist ...
Time: 18th century
Place: ottoman empire, russia
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LEGO Jurassic World: The Secret Exhibit (2018)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 48 min.
TV show
Story: It's 2012, and Simon Masrani has an idea for a new attraction that is guaranteed to keep Jurassic World at the forefront of theme park entertainment. It's the greatest thing since the discovery of dinosaurs, but in order for it to succeed, ...
Style: entertaining, visually appealing, exciting, not serious
Plot: lego, dinosaur, male female partnership, ambitious woman, saboteur, fantasy world, animal attack, amusement park, team, survival, danger, chase ...
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Not Born Beautiful (2005)
Genre: Romance
Country: Russia
Duration: 43 min.
TV show
Story: Katya, a plain-looking girl, works as a secretary at the company Zimaletto, a manufacturer of uniforms and wedding dresses. No man has paid attention to her yet, but she doesn't allow her looks to keep her from dreaming about love and happiness.
Style: romantic, realistic, entertaining, semi serious
Plot: character change, love and romance, career, contests and competitions, friends, lifestyle change, fish out of water, physical appearance, love story, outcast, boss and employee, personality change ...
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Being Mary Jane (2013)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Mary Jane Paul is a one-woman-show: a successful TV news anchor, and an entirely self-sufficient powerhouse who remains devoted to a family that doesn't share her motivation. Intense drama and unforgettable moments unfold as Mary Jane juggles ...
Style: sincere, realistic, serious, captivating
Plot: relationship vs career, ambition, family values, workplace, producer, workplace situations, family relations, female protagonist, woman, television, ambitious woman, african american woman ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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A Model Kidnapping (2019)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Grace, an aspiring model, is thrilled to have fashion photographer Hunter Kelly help launch her career. But when Grace is held against her will, Hunter’s true intention to use her as his next “star” on a sexy website is revealed. With courage ...
Style: captivating, suspense, tense
Plot: model, ambitious woman, sex worker, fashion, direction and purpose, sexualized violence, abduction, fashion model, ambition, runaway, fashion industry, sexploitation ...
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Godmothered (2020)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A young and unskilled fairy godmother that ventures out on her own to prove her worth by tracking down a young girl whose request for help was ignored. What she discovers is that the girl has now become a grown woman in need of something very ...
Style: humorous, feel good, light, sincere, romantic ...
Plot: fairy godmother, christmas, female protagonist, magical girl, magical, direction and purpose, ambitious woman, naivete, miraculous event, wish come true, training, adventure ...
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Cloudy With a Chance of Love (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Quirky meteorologist Deb spends most of her time finishing the passionate pursuit of her meteorology Ph.D. The wind of change starts blowing, however, when a handsome news director recruits her to fill in as an on-air weather personality.
Style: romantic, semi serious, entertaining
Plot: weatherman, career, relationship vs career, new job, fish out of water, stereotypes, ambitious woman, rivalry, love and romance, boss and employee, workplace intrigue, physical appearance ...
Place: san diego california, new york
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 6.4
 7K
Isi & Ossi (2020)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Germany
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Isi and Ossi couldn't be any more different: She's a billionaire's daughter from Heidelberg, he's a struggling boxer from the nearby town of Mannheim. But when Isi meets Ossi, the two quickly realize that they can take advantage ...
Style: sweet, light, feel good, funny, humorous ...
Plot: relationships, love, romance, promise, boxer, friendship, boxing, billionaire, male female relationship, rivalry, male female friendship, boyfriend girlfriend relationship ...
Time: contemporary
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Miss India America (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Lily is a winner, but when her boyfriend leaves her for a vapid beauty pageant queen, she gets the notion that winning the Miss India America title would bring him back. Since Lily is perfect in everything else she does, it should be a cinch...or so ...
Style: captivating, humorous, entertaining
Plot: beauty pageant, love triangle, relationships, romantic rivalry, love and romance, ambition, direction and purpose, rivalry, love affair, love story, contest, relationship problems ...
Place: india, america, california
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Go! Live Your Way (2019)
Genre: Comedy, Musical, Romance
Country: Argentina
Duration: 40 min.
TV show
Story: Charismatic Mía gets a scholarship to an elite performing arts school, where she makes close friends but clashes with the owner's popular daughter.
Style: inspirational, light, colourful, entertaining, scenic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: dancing, boarding school, teenager, music, teenagers, rivalry, friendship, dance school, friends, relationships, love and romance, teenage life ...
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200 Pounds Beauty (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music, Romance
Country: South Korea
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Based on a Japanese manga, "Kanna-San, Daiseikou Desu," this story revolves around Kang Han-na (Kim Ah-jung), an overweight phone sex employee and secret vocalist for Ammy, a famous Korean pop singer who actually lip syncs as she cannot ...
Style: touching, thought provoking, humorous, romantic, sincere ...
Plot: plastic surgery, physical appearance, love and romance, overweight woman, self discovery, music, hidden identity, pop star, changing lives, self fulfillment, starting over, looking for love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: korea, asia
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The Dirty Picture (2011)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama, Musical
Country: India
Duration: 145 min.
Story: The love story between an actress and a director. Inspired by the life of the late south Indian actress Silk Smitha.
Style: sexy, serious, captivating
Plot: ambition, dancing, suicide, casting couch, filmmaking, film industry, movie star, movie actress, sex, female protagonist, actress, sexploitation ...
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The Precocious and Brief Life of Sabina Rivas (2012)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Romance
Country: Mexico
Duration: 116 min.
Story: In the Mexican-Guatemalan border, young teenage lovers, Sabina and Jovany, both Hondurans, accidentally meet again after some years without seeing each other. She plans to get to the United States and dreams about being a great singer; he commits ...
Style: captivating, psychological, touching, tense, romantic ...
Plot: reunion, adventure, love affair, young lovers, crimes, romance, gang, prostitute, love and romance, youth, society, illegal immigrant ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: mexico, latin america
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 6.1
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Sing My Life (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy
Country: Japan
Duration: 125 min.
Story: Katsu (Mitsuko Baisho) is a 73-years-old woman. She often makes trouble with her biting remarks. While raising a daughter alone, Katsu was unable to live the life she wished for. One day, Katsu goes to a photo studio and takes a picture. She leaves ...
Style: funny, light, captivating, entertaining, humorous
Plot: second chance, family life, singer, japanese woman, age difference, rejuvenation, body transformation, starting over, new life, ambitious woman, morphing, follow your dream ...
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Harriet the Spy: Blog Wars (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Young spy Harriet Welsch crosses paths with popular student Marion Hawthorne as the two girls vie to become the official blogger of their high school class.
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, feel good, light ...
Audience: family outing, teens
Plot: school, rivalry, blogger, movie star, youth, rise to the top, teenage life, disorder, child spy, couples, americana, unlikely couple ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
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Su Baek-hyang, the King's Daughter (2013)
Genre: Action, Drama, Romance
Country: South Korea
TV show
Story: This is the story of Su Baek-hyang, born as the elder daughter of King Mu-ryeong but unable to retain her title of princess due to her ambitious younger sister, Sol-hui. Humble and hard-working, she was taught never to want or to desire beyond what ...
Style: political, romantic, harsh, captivating, touching
Plot: ancient korea, princess, royal family, exile, battles, marriage, love, family relations, tragedy, power struggle, ambitious woman, romantic relationship ...
Place: korea
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 7.6
 69
Ming Dynasty (2019)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Fantasy, History
Country: China
TV show
Story: The drama tells the story of the early years of the Ming Dynasty, the country created a flourishing world, Yangwei overseas, after the Five Emperors and Six Dynasties, a hundred years of star-studded shining blood, a long-lasting Jinling old dream. ...
Style: multicultural, suspenseful, romantic, semi serious, dorama
Plot: love, strong female lead, historical figure, mistress, mad love, female rivalry, chinese history, harem, orphan, royal palace, ambitious woman, culture clash ...
Place: china
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 7.7
 477
Betty en NY (2019)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Betty is a young Latina in New York who, rejected in multiple jobs, accepts one below her qualifications in the fashion industry. Amid the glamor and business, the war between the pretty and the ugly, Betty grows and faces the biggest challenge of ...
Style: realistic, romantic, semi serious, entertaining
Plot: fashion industry, fish out of water, career, lifestyle change, fashion, physical appearance, personality change, workplace situations, workplace problem, new job, contests and competitions, city life ...
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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: suspense, realistic, suspenseful, tense
Plot: mother daughter relationship, manipulative woman, sociopathy, assertive woman, hypocritical woman, villainess, female psychopath, manipulation, female antagonist, career, lifestyle, ambitious woman ...
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 8.3
 60
Dr. Cutie (2020)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, History, Romance
Country: China
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: To seek revenge Tian Qi enters the palace disguised as a man. Due to her special abilities, she was taken to fancy by the Emperor and became his personal eunuch. As Tian Qi and the Emperor spend time together, the Emperor discovered that she is a ...
Style: captivating, suspenseful, semi serious, romantic
Plot: romance, gender disguise, friendship, love, revenge, love and romance, tragic past, ambitious woman, culture clash, strong female lead, society, orphan ...
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Story of Yanxi Palace (2018)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: China
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: The smart and witty Wei Yingluo enters the palace as a seamstress to find the truth behind her older sister’s death. Believing the imperial guard Fucha Fuheng to be her sister's killer, Yingluo purposely attracts the attention of his sister ...
Style: factual, multicultural, suspenseful, scenic, stylized
Plot: chinese emperor, mistress, chinese history, harem, female rivalry, royal palace, rivalry, chambermaid, palace intrigue, prince, palace, historical figure ...
Time: 18th century
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Husband Factor (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Turkey
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A traditional Turkish woman tries to find love and is forced by her family members to get married.
Style: romantic, humorous, captivating, entertaining, light
Plot: personality change, life philosophy, society, lifestyle change, stereotypes, prejudice, plan, choice, looking for love, escapades, love and romance, ambitious woman ...
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 5.7
 2K
We (2018)
Genre: Drama
Country: Netherlands, Belgium
Duration: 100 min.
Story: During a scorching summer in a Belgian-Dutch border village, eight teenagers play games of discovery to break the listless monotony. They challenge each other and themselves and pretty soon, their sexual curiosity starts to blur the lines between ...
Style: psychological, sexy, light, captivating, thought provoking ...
Plot: open relationship, nudism, nudist, explicit sex, orgy, sensuality, sex orgy, exhibitionist, group sex, nymphomaniac, bare ass, anal sex ...
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