Women's issues movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant women's issues movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, serious, touching, captivating, emotional and sincere films and TV shows about / with women's issues, strong female presence, feminism, love, friendship, society, gender, marriage, life is a bitch and unfulfillment plots mostly in Drama, Biography and Music genres shot in USA, Canada, UK and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as women's issues: Mona Lisa Smile (2003), Fair Sex (2012), Scared Silent (2002), A Woman Called Moses (1978), 20 30 40 (2004), Equity (2016), Bemani (2002), Antonia (2006), Fried Green Tomatoes (1991), A Doll's House (1973).

List of women's issues movies

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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Fair Sex (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Would-be filmmaker Sophie left Africa for Canada as a child. After graduating, she films the daily doings as part of a summer job at a fair. When pointing the camera at herself, she reveals painful secrets from the past.
Style: emotional, sincere, serious, captivating, thought provoking ...
Plot: introspection, haunted by the past, life is a bitch, film within a film, gender, romance, filmmaking, documentary filmmaker, strong sexual content, theme park, strong female presence, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada, quebec
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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, realistic, serious
Plot: rape, injustice, law enforcement, crimes, life is a bitch, society, sexual abuse, strong female presence, violence against women, legal system, justice, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, minnesota
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A Woman Called Moses (1978)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 240 min.
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Story: A film about the life and career of the African American abolitionist and slave escape leader, Harriet Tubman.
Style: suspense
Plot: slavery, civil war, strong female lead, women's issues, abolitionist, equality, escape, attempted rape, prejudice, african american, social injustice, slave ...
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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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Equity (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Senior investment banker Naomi Bishop’s world of high-power big money is brutal and fierce, and one she thrives in. When a controversial IPO threatens the fragile balance of power and confidentiality, Naomi finds herself entangled in a web of ...
Style: captivating, suspense, touching, psychological
Audience: boys' night, chick flick
Plot: banker, corruption, female executive, career woman, female empowerment, female protagonist, ambition, investment banker, coworker, business and finance, wall street, finance ...
Time: contemporary, 2010s
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Bemani (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: Iran
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A woman tries to escape from the much older man she was forced to marry.
Style: dark
Plot: burnt face, hand, divorce, mother, drug addiction, fatalism, blood, soldier, religious fanaticism, shepherd, shoes, room ...
Place: iraq, iran
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Antonia (2006)
Genre: Drama, Musical
Country: Brazil
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Determined to escape their poverty-stricken lives, four talented young women living on the outskirts of Sao Paulo, Brazil, form an all-female rap group but find their road to success is riddled with sexism, racism, and violence. One by one, they ...
Style: captivating, realistic, serious, rough
Plot: music, music band, hip hop, prodigy, rising to stardom, ambition, rise to the top, musician's life, friendship, society, artists and showbiz, youth ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: latin america, brazil
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Fried Green Tomatoes (1991)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 130 min.
Story: Amidst her own personality crisis, southern housewife Evelyn Couch meets Ninny, an outgoing old woman who tells her the story of Idgie Threadgoode and Ruth Jamison, two young women who experienced hardships and love in Whistle Stop, Alabama in the ...
Style: sentimental, captivating, emotional, touching, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: small town, self discovery, friendship, small town life, lesbian, feminism, midlife crisis, generation gap, aging, couple relations, nursing, elderly ...
Time: 1920s, 20s, 20th century, 1930s
Place: alabama, usa, southern usa, louisiana, united states
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A Doll's House (1973)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Nora Helmer has years earlier committed a forgery in order to save the life of her authoritarian husband Torvald. Now she is being blackmailed lives in fear of her husband's finding out and of the shame such a revelation would bring to his ...
Style: psychological, talky, realistic, serious, clever ...
Plot: introspection, working class, social differences, couples, family problems, gender, society, unfulfillment, human nature, loneliness, feminism, couple relations ...
Time: 19th century
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The Secret Diaries of Miss Anne Lister (2010)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 92 min.
Story: In nineteenth century Yorkshire wealthy orphan Anne Lister lives with an aunt and uncle, anxious for her to marry well and blissfully unaware that she is a lesbian,recording her thoughts and exploits in a coded diary. When her lover Mariana Belcombe ...
Style: touching, captivating, emotional, stylized, serious ...
Plot: lesbian relationship, lesbian, lesbian romance, lesbianism, feminism, forbidden love, lesbian couple, love and romance, lesbian seduction, orphan, marriage, betrayal ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, victorian era, 1800s
Place: england, europe, yorkshire
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678 (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: Egypt
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Deals with the phenomenon of sexual harassment in Egypt. Film depicts the moving story of three women Atfguen in some way or another to address the disturbing fact, the phenomenon can not be overlooked in the Egyptian and Arab street and the ...
Style: serious, realistic, touching, emotional, thought provoking ...
Plot: sexual harassment, self defense, bus, rebellion, injustice, social decay, rebelliousness, vigilantism, crimes, society, life is a bitch, defiant ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, year 2009
Place: egypt, cairo egypt, middle east
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Beautiful Women (2004)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 82 min.
Story: "Schöne Frauen“ handelt genau davon: von schönen Frauen. Fünf Schauspielerinnen finden sich nacheinander zum Casting für einen Fernsehfilm ein. Sie schweigen, taxieren sich, begutachten sich und ihre Gegenüber. Und kommen sich mitnichten ...
Plot: child star, lesbian sex, singer, lesbian, drinking alcohol, women's issues, female protagonist, woman, female nudity, lesbianism, reunion, suicide attempt ...
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Solo Sunny (1980)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: East Germany
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Sunny is the singer of band trying to establish itself in the music-scene of East-Berlin. They play regular gigs in small towns, but Sunny feels out of touch with the audience and her life as a whole. She begins a relationship with the amateur ...
Style: touching, offbeat, sincere, realistic, serious
Plot: hopes, self fulfillment, solitude, nudity (full frontal - brief), introspection, adolescence vs adulthood, nightlife, human nature, life is a bitch, performer's life, artists and showbiz, unfulfillment ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: berlin germany, east berlin, east germany, germany, europe ...
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Luba (2018)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A poor single mother, who is trying to turn her life around, is thrust into a fight for survival when her ex-husband relapses and spirals out of control.
Style: suspense
Plot: single mother, ex husband, husband, mother, ukrainian, drug addiction, children, winter, waitress, women's issues, rehabilitation, homelessness ...
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