Strong female character movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant strong female character movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, serious, exciting, entertaining, captivating and humorous films and TV shows about / with strong female character, strong female lead, female protagonist, betrayal, mentor, chase, dialogue, runaway, catastrophe and storytelling plots mostly in Drama, Action and Comedy genres shot in USA, UK, Canada and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as strong female character: Supergirl (2015), The Devil Wears Prada (2006), The King's Speech (2010), Orange Is the New Black (2013), Revenge (2011), Battle of the Sexes (2017), Seeta and Geeta (1972), The Shallows (2016), Orphan Black (2013), G.I. Jane (1997).
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Orange Is the New Black (2013)
Comedy, Crime, Drama
USA
59 min.
 8.2
The King's Speech (2010)
Biography, Drama, History
UK, USA, Australia
118 min.
 8.0
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The Well (2019)
Mystery, Thriller
UK, USA, Sweden
Tomb Raider (2018)
Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Thriller
UK, USA
119 min.
 6.4

List of strong female character movies

 6.5
 90K
Supergirl (2015)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
Story: Twenty-four-year-old Kara Zor-El, who was taken in by the Danvers family when she was 13 after being sent away from Krypton, must learn to embrace her powers after previously hiding them. The Danvers teach her to be careful with her powers, until ...
Style: exciting, light, entertaining, emotional, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: superhero, female protagonist, secret identity, good versus evil, superhuman powers, strong female character, super strength, alien, sister sister relationship, supervillain, alien race, imaginary ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa
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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, emotional, realistic, humorous, romantic ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: fashion, fish out of water, workplace intrigue, boss and employee, obnoxious boss, relationship vs career, city life, journalism, media satire, journalist, workplace situations, power relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2006, 2000s
Place: new york, usa, paris france, manhattan new york city, new jersey
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The King's Speech (2010)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: UK, USA, Australia
Duration: 118 min.
Story: The King's Speech tells the story of the man who became King George VI, the father of Queen Elizabeth II. After his brother abdicates, George ('Bertie') reluctantly assumes the throne. Plagued by a dreaded stutter and considered unfit ...
Style: uplifting, serious, talky, realistic, sincere ...
Plot: royal family, friendship, queen, destiny, state affairs, disability, doctors and patients, speech, head of state, radio, historical character, unsupportive parent ...
Time: 1930s, 40s, 30s, pre world war two, 20th century ...
Place: england, britain, europe, scotland, germany ...
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Orange Is the New Black (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 59 min.
Story: A crime she committed in her youthful past sends Piper Chapman to a women's prison, where she trades her comfortable New York life for one of unexpected camaraderie and conflict in an eccentric group of fellow inmates.
Style: clever, realistic, humorous, cynical, offbeat ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: prison life, prison, life turned upside down, lesbian, lesbian relationship, drugs/alcohol, fish out of water, women in prison, abuse, gender, confined, perversion ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new york state, new york
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 7.9
 105K
Revenge (2011)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
Story: When Emily Thorne moves to the Hamptons, everyone wonders about the new girl, but she knows everything about them, including what they did to her family. Years ago, they took everything from her. Now, one by one, she's going to make them pay.
Style: captivating, serious, twists and turns, suspenseful, realistic
Audience: chick flick
Plot: hidden identity, high society, haunted by the past, vengeance, pretense, crimes, young people, family secret, secret, undercover, millionaire, dishonesty ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
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Battle of the Sexes (2017)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama, Sport
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 121 min.
Story: The true story of the 1973 tennis match between World number one Billie Jean King and ex-champ and serial hustler Bobby Riggs.
Style: based on true events, semi serious, captivating, uplifting
Plot: battle of the sexes, tennis, strong female character, wager, sexism, husband wife relationship, friendship, feminism, tennis player, homosexuality, sport, determination ...
Time: year 1973, 20th century, year 1972
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Seeta and Geeta (1972)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Musical, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 162 min.
Story: The story is about identical twins (played by Hema Malini) who are separated at birth and grow up with different temperaments. The twins then swap places.
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, sentimental
Plot: twins, disorder, dishonesty, fall in love, mistaken identity, comedy of errors, switching roles, siblings relations, love and romance, family relations, romance, twin sister ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: india
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 6.3
 102K
The Shallows (2016)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: An injured surfer stranded on a buoy needs to get back to shore, but the great white shark stalking her might have other ideas.
Style: suspense, tense, exciting, suspenseful, surprise ending ...
Plot: survival, trapped, island, ocean, shark, death, surfing, shark attack, strong female character, stranded, young woman, eaten alive ...
Place: mexico, texas, tijuana mexico, australia
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 8.3
 89K
Orphan Black (2013)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada
Duration: 44 min.
Story: A streetwise hustler is pulled into a compelling conspiracy after witnessing the suicide of a girl who looks just like her.
Style: mind bending, suspenseful, serious, exciting, twists and turns
Plot: uncover truth, top secret, boyfriend, family relations, shooting, experiment, supernatural, characters in danger, cloning, young woman, secret, lookalikes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: toronto ontario canada
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 5.9
 67K
G.I. Jane (1997)
Genre: Action, Drama, War
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 125 min.
Story: A female Senator succeeds in enrolling a woman into Combined Reconnaissance Team training where everyone expects her to fail.
Style: rough, bleak, suspenseful, sincere, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night, chick flick
Plot: military, fighting the system, soldier, feminism, basic training, tough heroes, sexism, navy, officers and cadets, military life, sexual harassment, army ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: middle east, libya, israel
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Star Wars: Episode VIII (2017)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 152 min.
Story: Rey develops her newly discovered abilities with the guidance of Luke Skywalker, who is unsettled by the strength of her powers. Meanwhile, the Resistance prepares to do battle with the First Order.
Style: surprise ending, exciting, captivating, futuristic, family saga ...
Plot: space opera, space battle, fight, star wars, spacecraft, heroism, good versus evil, space travel, supernatural power, strong female character, outer space, laser gun ...
Time: 2010s
Place: mine
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 6.4
 36K
Before I Fall (2017)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Samantha Kingston has everything. Then, everything changes. After one fateful night, she wakes up with no future at all. Trapped into reliving the same day over and over, she begins to question just how perfect her life really was.
Style: bad ending, touching, suspense, intense, meditative ...
Audience: teen drama, teens
Plot: time loop, teenagers, redemption, teenager, female protagonist, suicide, death, friendship, school, bullying, loneliness, dying repeatedly ...
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 6.9
 36K
Camp X-Ray (2014)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: A young woman joins the military to be part of something bigger than herself and her small-town roots. Instead, she ends up as a new guard at Guantanamo Bay, where her mission is far from black and white. Surrounded by hostile jihadists and ...
Style: serious, captivating, sincere, realistic, intense ...
Plot: military, female soldier, female protagonist, american abroad, friendship, prison life, introspection, strong female character, prison, relationships, stereotypes, brutality ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: cuba, iraq, california
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One for the Money (2012)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: An unemployed lingerie buyer convinces her bail bondsman cousin to give her a shot as a bounty hunter. Her first assignment is to track down a former cop on the run for murder – the same man who broke her heart years before. With the help of some ...
Style: humorous, exciting, entertaining, romantic, funny ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: bounty hunter, escapades, romance, battle of the sexes, disorder, verbal byplay, crimes, chases and races, romancing a suspect, strong female character, private investigator, strong female lead ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new jersey
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 8.0
 360K
Zootopia (2016)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Family, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Determined to prove herself, Officer Judy Hopps, the first bunny on Zootopia's police force, jumps at the chance to crack her first case - even if it means partnering with scam-artist fox Nick Wilde to solve the mystery.
Style: witty, humorous, feel good, funny, colourful ...
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: adventure, missing person, anthropomorphism, utopia, investigation, prejudice, friendship, animals, talking animals, injustice, anthropomorphic animal, secret laboratory ...
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Mozart in the Jungle (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 29 min.
Story: In the tradition of Anthony Bourdain's "Kitchen Confidential" and Gelsey Kirkland's "Dancing on my Grave" comes an insider’s look into the secret world of classical musicians. From her debut recital at Carnegie ...
Style: humorous, realistic, captivating, sincere, romantic ...
Plot: musician's life, classical music, artists and showbiz, prodigy, sex, drugs/alcohol, urban, backstage, performance, hotshot, ego clash, teacher ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new york
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 7.6
 3K
High Rollers (1976)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: Italy
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Belle Duke, in order to get revenge on her former lover Philip Bang, organize his jail break. But instead of Philip is the Italian Felice Brianza, AKAS Felix, to escape. Now Felix is obliged to help Philip to escape. He will succeeded and from that ...
Style: humorous, twists and turns, semi serious, cynical, realistic
Plot: cons and scams, crime, betrayal, criminal heroes, dishonesty, partners, friends, trick, strong female character, thief, jail, fake priest ...
Time: 30s, 1930s
Place: france, europe
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 7.7
 256K
The Blind Side (2009)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 129 min.
Story: Oversized African-American, Michael Oher, the teen from across the tracks and a broken home, has nowhere to sleep at age 16. Taken in by an affluent Memphis couple, Michael embarks on a remarkable rise to play for the NFL.
Style: uplifting, touching, sentimental, emotional, realistic ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: adoption, human spirit, parents and children, rising to stardom, life, misfit, athlete's life, american football, prejudice, football, homeless, family relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, tennessee
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 6.9
 151K
Basic Instinct (1992)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: France, USA, UK
Duration: 127 min.
Story: A police detective is in charge of the investigation of a brutal murder, in which a beautiful and seductive woman could be involved.
Style: erotic, sexual, sexy, suspenseful, psychological ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: femme fatale, murder, dangerous attraction, sexual relations, passionate interest, sex addict, sexualized violence, seduction, sexual tension, hot and sexy, police investigation, sex ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: san francisco, usa, california
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The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 1 (2014)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 123 min.
Story: Katniss Everdeen reluctantly becomes the symbol of a mass rebellion against the autocratic Capitol.
Style: futuristic, bleak, exciting, tense, disturbing ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: survival, future dystopia, rebellion, revolution, danger, adventure, heroes, society, social decay, youth, life is a bitch, female protagonist ...
Time: future
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The Extraordinary Adventures of Adèle Blanc-Sec (2010)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Mystery
Country: France, USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: An adventure set in the early part of the 20th century, focused on a popular novelist and her dealings with would-be suitors, the cops, monsters, and other distractions.
Style: semi serious, stylized, exciting, entertaining, sweet ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens
Plot: mummy, adventurer, adventure, obsessive quest, pterodactyl, escapades, police detective, strong female character, danger, sister sister relationship, dinosaur, archaeologist ...
Time: 20th century, 1910s
Place: france, europe, egypt, paris france
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 7.8
 62K
Scandal (2012)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
Story: Everyone has secrets and Olivia Pope has dedicated her life to protecting and defending the public images of the elite by keeping those secrets under wraps. Pope and her team are at the top of their game when it comes to getting the job done for ...
Style: serious, stylized, clever, twists and turns, bleak ...
Plot: white house, workplace situations, media, president, relationship vs career, secret, lawyer, senator, ambition, politics, workplace, career ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, washington d.c.
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 6.4
 142K
Tomb Raider (2018)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Lara Croft, the fiercely independent daughter of a missing adventurer, must push herself beyond her limits when she finds herself on the island where her father disappeared.
Style: suspense, exciting, surprise ending, captivating, suspenseful ...
Plot: peril, chase, island, missing person, jungle, survival, rescue, courage, female fighter, secret, gunfight, father daughter relationship ...
Time: 2000s, 2010s
Place: hong kong, mine
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 7.1
 14K
Bitten (2014)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery
Country: Canada
Duration: 44 min.
Story: Elena Micheals thought she left the world of supernatural behind when she left Stonehaven behind 'for good this time' she thought. Until the night she got the mysterious call from her pack leader asking her to come back. So now she is ...
Style: tense, serious, exciting, suspenseful, bleak
Audience: teens
Plot: werewolf, supernatural, secret identity, danger, self defense, double life, rivalry, mystery, blood, dishonesty, imaginary, bodies ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada, toronto ontario canada
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 6.7
 41K
Shadowhunters (2016)
Genre: Action, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
Story: When Clary Fray's mother has disappeared, Clary joins a band of Shadowhunters; demon killing hunters, and gets caught up in a plan to save the world.
Style: captivating, serious, tense, bleak, gothic
Audience: teen drama
Plot: vampire, werewolf, good versus evil, family secret, friendship, supernatural, prejudice, heroine, supernatural power, magic, teenage girl, warlock ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa
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 6.2
 6K
Ruby Red (2013)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: Germany
Duration: 122 min.
Story: Gwendolyn Shepherd is a normal 16-year-old, but her family holds a secret: A time-travel gene is expressed in the clan inherited, but not every member of the family is blessed with. Everyone is certain that Gwen's cousin Charlotte has the gene. ...
Style: exciting, stylized, sentimental, serious, captivating
Audience: teens
Plot: teenage love, supernatural ability, time travel, youth, young heroes, love and romance, prophecy, supernatural romance, imaginary, supernatural, time machine, heroes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 19th century
Place: england, europe, germany, london
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My Best Friend's Girl (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: When Dustin's girlfriend, Alexis, breaks up with him, he employs his best buddy, Tank, to take her out on the worst rebound date imaginable in the hopes that it will send her running back into his arms. But when Tank begins to really fall for ...
Style: humorous, feel good, romantic, funny, sweet ...
Audience: date night, teens, chick flick
Plot: friendship, love triangle, wedding, romance, liar, fall in love, dishonesty, love and romance, wooing, sex, disorder, plan gone awry ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new jersey
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 8.3
 30K
Farscape (1999)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: Australia, USA
Duration: 50 min.
Story: A freak accident during an experimental space mission catapults Astronaut John Crichton across a thousand galaxies to an alien battlefield.
Style: stylized, futuristic, serious, exciting, bleak ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: spacecraft, space travel, fugitives, space wars, adventure, evil alien, alien encounter, alien race, wormhole, obsessive quest, lost, outer space ...
Time: future
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 8.3
 85K
The Killing (2011)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 45 min.
Story: The Killing is an American crime drama television series based upon the Danish television series Forbrydelsen. Set in Seattle, Washington, the series follows the various murder investigations by homicide detectives Sarah Linden and Stephen Holder.
Style: psychological, gloomy, serious, tense, atmospheric ...
Plot: police detective, police investigation, who done it, crime, murder, riddles and clues, multiple suspects, female protagonist, female detective, street kid, law enforcement, parents and children ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: seattle, usa, seattle washington
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 8.3
 22K
Killing Eve (2018)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, UK, Italy
Duration: 43 min.
Story: A security consultant hunts for a ruthless assassin. Equally obsessed with each other, they go head to head in an epic game of cat-and-mouse.
Style: tense, exciting, suspense, dark humor
Plot: psycho killer, strong female character, investigation, odd couple, peril, woman with a gun, killings, crime, workplace situations, female protagonist, violence, blood ...
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