Women in society movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant women in society movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, serious, touching, captivating, gloomy and sincere films and TV shows about / with women in society, women, society, family relations, husband wife relationship, friendship, female protagonist, male female relationship, nude and strong female presence plots mostly in Drama, Romance and Comedy genres shot in France, Germany, Finland and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as women in society: French Women (2014), Sand Storm (2016), The Red Tent (2014), The Circle (2000), The Geography of Fear (2000), Hella W (2011), Cairo 678 (2010), Dilili in Paris (2018), Madame Brouette (2002), Therese (2012).

List of women in society movies

Moscow Does Not Believe in Tears (1980)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 150 min.
Story: This is a life story of three girlfriends from youth to autumn ages. Their dreams and wishes, love, disillusions...
Style: touching, sentimental, uplifting, romantic, realistic ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: friendship, life, love and romance, women in society, women, midlife crisis, relationships, redemption, career, love story, working class, happy ending ...
Time: 50s, 70s, 20th century, 60s, year 1958
Place: ussr, moscow russia, russia, china, new jersey
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 5.3
 2K
French Women (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 116 min.
Story: A story about 11 girls living in Paris. Each of them has its own problems: career, love life, children. Every girl has their complexes and virtues. They always look elegant, hiding their inner feelings. Will they reach all the goals and overcome all ...
Style: humorous, ironic, entertaining, cynical, semi serious ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: lesbian, love affair, female sexuality, women in society, adultery, love and romance, career woman, female friendship, single woman, female protagonist, male female relationship, sensuality ...
Time: 21st century
Place: france, paris france, europe
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 6.8
 4K
Sand Storm (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: Israel, Germany, France
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A Bedouin village in Northern Israel. When Jalila's husband marries a second woman, Jalila and her daughter's world is shattered, and the women are torn between their commitment to the patriarchal rules and being true to themselves.
Style: disturbing, psychological, captivating
Plot: second wife, family problems, mother daughter conflict, marriage, second marriage, mother daughter relationship, women in society, bedouin, dysfunctional family, suspense, female protagonist, relationship problems ...
Time: 2010s
Place: israel
Is relevant ?
 7.2
 4K
The Red Tent (2014)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
TV show
Story: The Red Tent is a sweeping tale that takes place during the times of the Old Testament, told through the eyes of Dinah (Rebecca Ferguson), the daughter of Leah (Minnie Driver) and Jacob (Iain Glen). Dinah happily grows up inside the red tent where ...
Style: captivating, emotional, stylized, political, saga ...
Plot: siblings relations, family relations, old testament, strong female character, female protagonist, destiny, bible, women, tragedy, love, massacre, women in society ...
Time: biblical epic
Place: middle east, holy land, israel
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 7.4
 6K
The Circle (2000)
Genre: Drama
Country: Iran, Italy, Switzerland
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Various women struggle to function in the oppressively sexist society of contemporary Iran.
Style: thought provoking, bleak, disturbing, harsh, atmospheric ...
Plot: pregnancy, politics, on the run, rebellion, prostitute, life is a bitch, friendship, injustice, society, women, women's rights, discrimination ...
Time: 70s
Place: iran, middle east, california
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The Geography of Fear (2000)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Finland, Germany, Sweden, Denmark
Duration: 95 min.
Story: When her sister is mugged and raped, Oili, a young female forensic dentist, meets a group of abused women who have taken matters to their own hands to make the living in fear and just letting it happen stop.
Style: disturbing, suspenseful, realistic, psychological
Plot: rape, murder, revenge, security, family relations, vigilante, feminist, sister sister relationship, women in society, violence, police, male female relationship ...
Place: finland
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 5.2
 377
Hella W (2011)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: Finland, Estonia
Duration: 82 min.
Story: The life of a heroine. The life and work of Hella Wuolijoki. A poet, spy and millionaire, she turned into an internationally acclaimed businesswoman, politician and playwright, who collaborated with Europe's leading writers such as Bertolt ...
Style: captivating, factual, tense, psychological
Plot: spy, playwright, world war two, prisoner, politics, writers, women in society, power, divorce, husband wife relationship, treason, jail ...
Time: 1940s, 1920s, 1930s, year 1929, year 1943 ...
Place: finland, ussr, helsinki finland, stockholm sweden
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 7.4
 5K
Cairo 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, society, vigilantism, rebelliousness, life is a bitch, defiant, men hatred ...
Time: 2000s, year 2009, 21st century
Place: egypt, cairo egypt, africa, middle east
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Dilili in Paris (2018)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Family, Mystery
Country: France, Belgium, Germany
Duration: 95 min.
Story: With the help of her delivery-boy friend, Dilili, a young Kanak, investigates a spate of mysterious kidnappings of young girls that is plaguing Belle Epoque Paris. In the course of her investigation she encounters a series of extraordinary ...
Audience: kids
Plot: female objectification, french colonialism, abduction, women in society, poverty, humiliation, dancing, female protagonist, secret organization, police arrest, racism, ethnic slur ...
Time: turn of the century, 1890s
Place: france, paris france, europe, montmartre paris
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Madame Brouette (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Romance, Drama
Country: Canada, Senegal, France
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Mati, a divorced mother of a young daughter, makes a living selling bric-a-bric from a wheelbarrow and dreams of opening a snack bar. But she falls for the charms of Naago, a cop, and it's only when the Tajaboom festival (at which women and men ...
Style: serious, realistic, tense, rough, gloomy
Plot: police corruption, pregnancy, dangerous attraction, destructive relationship, woman in danger, family relations, couples, murder, life is a bitch, dishonesty, womanizer, single parent ...
Time: 21st century
Place: africa
Is relevant ?
 6.1
 4K
Therese (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 110 min.
Story: The unhappily married woman struggles to break free from social pressures and her boring suburban setting.
Style: serious, realistic, sad, melancholic, gloomy
Plot: girlfriend girlfriend relationship, dull life, suburban life, unfulfillment, unhappy marriage, female protagonist, bourgeoisie, women in society, depression, deception, envy, dysfunctional marriage ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, 1920s
Place: france, europe
Is relevant ?
 7.4
 10K
Dollface (2019)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 29 min.
TV show
Story: After being dumped by her longtime boyfriend, a young woman must deal with her own imagination in order to literally and metaphorically re-enter the world of women, and rekindle the female friendships she left behind.
Style: funny, sincere, ironic, sweet, light ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: girlfriend girlfriend relationship, new life, old friends, women in society, male female relationship, female protagonist, support group, intrigue, interracial friendship, women, tv show, woman ...
Place: los angeles
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 7.7
 34K
Alias Grace (2017)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 267 min.
TV show
Story: Based on the true story of Grace Marks, a housemaid and immigrant from Ireland who was imprisoned in 1843, perhaps wrongly, for the murder of her employer Thomas Kinnear. Grace claims to have no memory of the murder yet the facts are irrefutable. A ...
Style: atmospheric, psychological, captivating, dark, art house ...
Plot: female prisoner, female assassin, assassin, psychiatrist, women, female murderer, life is a bitch, maid, murder investigation, women in society, memory lapse, framed for murder ...
Time: 19th century, 1840s, 1850s
Place: canada
Is relevant ?
 7.9
 78
Our Century (2019)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: Poland
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: The saga of the Winny family through 100 years. The action begins on the eve of World War I in 1914 and ends in modern times.
Style: compassionate, sad, rough, touching, suspenseful ...
Audience: chick flick, family outing, girls' night
Plot: mother daughter relationship, death, youth, daughter, family relations, world war one, little boy, hopes, happiness, bittersweet, suspense, world war two ...
Time: 20th century, post world war one, 70s, 1910s, 60s ...
Place: poland
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The L Word: Generation Q (2019)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 55 min.
TV show
Story: In this sequel to The L Word, we continue to follow the intermingled lives of Bette Porter, Alice Pieszecki and Shane McCutcheon, along with a new generation of diverse, self-possessed LGBTQIA+ characters experiencing love, heartbreak, sex, setbacks ...
Style: sexy, romantic, erotic, sincere, touching ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: lgbt, lesbian, lesbian relationship, gays and lesbians, lesbian love, lifestyle, female friendship, gay, lgbtq, love and romance, transsexual, feminist ...
Place: los angeles
Is relevant ?
 7.6
 39K
Mustang (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Germany, Turkey, Qatar
Duration: 97 min.
Story: In a Turkish village, five orphaned sisters live under strict rule while members of their family prepare their arranged marriages.
Style: sad, heartbreaking, realistic, art house, bleak ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, pre-teens, teen drama
Plot: sisters, teenage girl, coming of age, virginity, arranged marriage, teenager, women, sister sister relationship, orphan, female protagonist, sexism, children ...
Time: 2010s, 80s
Place: turkey, istanbul turkey, middle east, israel, california ...
Is relevant ?
 7.3
 1K
Adoption (1975)
Genre: Drama
Country: Hungary
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Single factory worker Kata, 43, wants to have a child with her long-time secret lover, a married man called Joska. He doesn't like the idea. Kata befriends teenage schoolgirl Anna, abandoned by her parents at the age of six. Anna runs away from ...
Style: sexy, realistic, touching, emotional, sexual
Plot: adoption, children, woman, love triangle, intergenerational friendship, child abandonment, reform school, women in society, friends, family relations, love and romance, human nature ...
Time: 70s
Is relevant ?
 7.5
 134K
The Hours (2002)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, UK, France, Canada, Germany
Duration: 110 min.
Story: "The Hours" is the story of three women searching for more potent, meaningful lives. Each is alive at a different time and place, all are linked by their yearnings and their fears. Their stories intertwine, and finally come together in a ...
Style: psychological, intellectual, depressing, touching, captivating ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night
Plot: suicide, mental illness, depression, aids, writers, lesbian, bipolar disorder, writer's life, literature, women, poet, lesbianism ...
Time: 1940s, 1920s, 20th century, 50s, year 2001 ...
Place: new york, england, california, los angeles, europe ...
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The Bronte Sisters (1979)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: France
Duration: 120 min.
Story: In a small presbytery in Yorkshire, England, living under the watchful eyes of their aunt and father, a strict Anglican pastor, the Bronte sisters write their first works and quickly become literary sensations.
Style: realistic, serious, gloomy, contemplative
Plot: writers, women, art, writer's life, historical event, painting, winter, disease, tuberculosis, fire, sisters, love affair ...
Time: 19th century, 1830s, 1850s, 1840s, georgian era ...
Place: yorkshire, france, brussels, england, europe ...
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Night by the Seashore (1981)
Genre: Drama
Country: Finland
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Middle-aged municipal architect Mikko is frustrated with his job and his marriage, so for years he has directed his energy into renovating a turn-of-the-century wooden villa on the seaside. One beautiful summer evening Mikko and his wife Liisa ...
Plot: high society, midlife crisis, generation gap, dysfunctional marriage, friendship, father daughter relationship, older woman younger man relationship, nude, male nudity, estranged couple, married couple, sailboat ...
Time: 80s
Place: finland
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Of Skin and Men (2017)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Tunisia, France
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Amel is a young photographer. When she loses her husband, her life changes. Encouraged by her father-in-law, she takes a taste of life by photographing street boys. Without fear of being scandalous, she makes the choice to look at men as men look at ...
Style: disturbing, psychological, captivating, sexy
Plot: female photographer, father in law, muscleman, seduction, beefcake, relationships, seductive man, male female relationship, muslim, muslim girl, koran, muslim woman ...
Time: 2010s
Place: tunisia, north africa
Is relevant ?
 5.2
 630
Sensuela (1973)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Finland
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Laila is an innocent Lappish girl and the only daughter of a reindeer herder. During world war II Laila rescues crashed German fighter pilot Hans and the two develop warm feelings for each other during his convalescence. Years later, after the war, ...
Style: cult film
Plot: prostitution, lapland, reindeer, country girl, exploitation, affection, male female relationship, fall in love, male full rear nudity, sex scene, nude, morality ...
Place: finland
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Girl of Finland (1967)
Genre: Drama
Country: Finland
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A theater group is training for the play Lapualaisooppera. We see these young people hanging out and talking about what goes on around them.Also sexual matters are involved there and this girl, Tenu, becomes pregnant to Hessu. (IMDb)
Plot: young woman, male female relationship, women in society, young adult, radicalism, student, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, rehearsal, young couple, theater, studying, ethics ...
Time: 60s
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Secret Ballot (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Iran, Italy, Canada, Switzerland
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A female election agent and a gun-toting soldier try to collect votes among the local islanders with mixed success.
Style: surreal, humorous, stylized, realistic, semi serious ...
Plot: desert, satire, politics, visceral, citizenship, campaign, state affairs, heroes, soldier, odd couple, political unrest, island ...
Place: iran, middle east
Is relevant ?
 7.0
 10K
Girlhood (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Oppressed by her family setting, dead-end school prospects and the boys law in the neighborhood, Marieme starts a new life after meeting a group of three free-spirited girls. She changes her name, her dress code, and quits school to be accepted in ...
Style: sentimental, captivating, touching, serious, feminist film ...
Audience: teens, pre-teens, teen drama
Plot: coming of age, friendship, society, teenager, youth, peer pressure, street gang, against the rules, drugs, dull life, teenage life, innocence lost ...
Time: 2010s, 21st century
Place: paris france, africa, france
Is relevant ?
 6.9
 3K
Effi Briest (1974)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: West Germany
Duration: 140 min.
Story: A German-made film based on one of the most famous German novels by Theodor Fontane. Effi Briest (Hanna Schygulla) is a socially ambitious, 17-year-old German girl who accepts a proposal of marriage from Baron Geert Von Instetten, a much older ...
Style: art house, stylized, gloomy, realistic, serious
Plot: countryside, women, summer, german history, crazy love, age difference, adultery, infidelity, young wife, single father, naivete, grownups ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s, 1890s
Place: northern germany, berlin germany, germany, europe, prussia
Is relevant ?
My Sweet Pepper Land (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: Iraq, France, Germany, Iran
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Baran, a war hero, becomes sheriff of the capital and refuses to bow down to a tribal chief.
Style: serious, atmospheric, realistic, tense, captivating ...
Plot: law enforcement, rivalry, society, social relations, village life, village, justice, police, violence, smuggler, kurd, chaos ...
Time: 2000s, 21st century
Place: iraq, kurdistan, europe
Is relevant ?
 6.2
 278
The Proud Ones (1980)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 120 min.
Story: In early twentieth-century Brittany, two peasants marry, have a son, and live in traditional Breton ways: three generations under one roof, a division of labor between the sexes, elders' stories at night, politics and religion during their ...
Style: saga, serious, realistic, sincere, sentimental ...
Plot: world war one, family relations, countryside, life is a bitch, human nature, society, social relations, religions or cults, farm, village, village life, wartime life ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century
Place: europe, france, brittany
Is relevant ?
 7.5
 21K
Wadjda (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Saudi Arabia, Netherlands, Germany, Jordan, United Arab Emirates, USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Wadjda is a 10-year-old girl living in a suburb of Riyadh, the capital of Saudi Arabia. Although she lives in a conservative world, Wadjda is fun loving, entrepreneurial and always pushing the boundaries of what she can get away with. After a fight ...
Style: touching, talky, stylized, feminist film, realistic ...
Audience: kids
Plot: childhood, bicycle, islam, muslim, muslim girl, children, school, gender, dreams, coming of age, women, friendship ...
Time: 21st century
Place: saudi arabia, middle east, iran, japan
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If You Die, I'll Kill You (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 95 min.
Story: In Paris' cosmopolitan and colorful 10th arrondissement, Philippe, who's fresh out of prison, crosses paths with Avdal, a Kurd who is trying to track down an Iraqi war criminal. Avdal, who dreams of staying in France, plans to bring his ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, sincere, humorous, offbeat
Audience: date night
Plot: fish out of water, culture clash, nothing goes right, society, immigrants, disorder, muslim, kurd, dark humor, misfit, life is a bitch, down on your luck ...
Time: year 2010, 21st century
Place: paris france, europe, france
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