Sexism movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant sexism movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, interesting, serious, dramatic, suspense and clever films and TV shows about / with sexism, storytelling, culture clash, mentor, catastrophe, runaway, vengeance, pornography, police investigation and dialogue plots mostly in Drama, Comedy and Thriller genres shot in USA, UK, France and other countries.
sexism movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as sexism: G.I. Jane (1997), What Women Want (2000), Mad Men (2007), A Few Good Men (1992), Prime Suspect (1991), The Last Supper (1995), The Magdalene Sisters (2002), Ghosts of Girlfriends Past (2009), The Handmaid's Tale (2017), The Imitation Game (2014).

List of sexism movies

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: soldier, military, fighting the system, feminism, sexism, basic training, tough heroes, navy, military life, officers and cadets, army, military base ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: middle east, libya, israel
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What Women Want (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 127 min.
Story: Advertising executive Nick Marshall is as cocky as they come, but what happens to a chauvinistic guy when he can suddenly hear what women are thinking? Nick gets passed over for a promotion, but after an accident enables him to hear women's ...
Style: humorous, feel good, romantic, cynical, sweet ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: womanizer, workplace romance, love and romance, supernatural ability, women, battle of the sexes, telepathy, manipulations, fall in love, misogyny, advertising executive, romance ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, chicago illinois
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Mad Men (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 47 min.
Story: Mad Men is set in the 1960s, initially at the fictional Sterling Cooper advertising agency on Madison Avenue in New York City, and later at the newly created firm, Sterling Cooper Draper Pryce, located nearby in the Time-Life Building, at 1271 ...
Style: atmospheric, serious, stylized, clever, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: family problems, womanizer, workplace, advertising agency, ambition, career, office, advertising, sexism, workplace intrigue, cigarette smoking, urban ...
Time: 1960s, 60s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa
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Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy (2004)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: It's the 1970s, and San Diego super-sexist anchorman Ron Burgundy is the top dog in local TV, but that's all about to change when ambitious reporter Veronica Corningstone arrives as a new employee at his station.
Style: humorous, not serious, stylized, offbeat, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: journalism, sexism, farce, newsroom, panda, gang warfare, tv show in film, misogynist, ladder, parody, friendship, rivalry ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: california, usa, san diego california
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A Few Good Men (1992)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 138 min.
Story: When cocky military lawyer Lt. Daniel Kaffee and his co-counsel, Lt. Cmdr. JoAnne Galloway, are assigned to a murder case, they uncover a hazing ritual that could implicate high-ranking officials such as shady Col. Nathan Jessep.
Style: tense, clever, realistic, talky, serious ...
Plot: courtroom drama, navy, courtroom, sexism, suicide, murder, military, lawyer, court martial, military base, u.s. navy, army investigation ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: cuba, washington d.c.
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Prime Suspect (1991)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 207 min.
Story: A female police detective investigates a series of serial murders while dealing with sexist hostility from her male comrades.
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, bleak, intense ...
Plot: murder, serial killer, sexism, police detective, police procedural, crime, police station, mystery, innocence, police investigation, partners against crime, obsession ...
Time: 90s
Place: england, europe, london
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The Last Supper (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A group of idealistic, but frustrated, liberals succumb to the temptation of murdering rightwing pundits for their political beliefs.
Style: clever, dark humor, talky, witty, semi serious ...
Plot: murder, politics, sexism, death, stabbing, hypocrisy, dinner, racist, burial, fascist, painter, priest ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: iowa, usa
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The Magdalene Sisters (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: Ireland, UK
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Four women are given into the custody of the Magdalene sisterhood asylum to correct their sinful behavior: Crispina and Rose have given birth to a premarital child, Margaret got raped by her cousin and the orphan Bernadette had been repeatedly ...
Style: bleak, rough, suspense, depressing, brutal ...
Plot: sexual harassment, convent, nun, sexual abuse, human spirit, punishment, irish, life is a bitch, clergy, rebellion, humiliation, convent school ...
Time: 1960s, 20th century, 60s, year 1964
Place: ireland, europe, latin america
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Ghosts of Girlfriends Past (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: When notorious womanizer Connor Mead attends his brother Paul's wedding, he is forced to re-evaluate his behavior as he comes face-to-face with the ghosts of girlfriends past, present, and future, along with his deceased uncle. The experience ...
Style: romantic, sweet, light, funny, humorous ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: womanizer, romance, true love, love and romance, ghost, introspection, love, wedding, supernatural, lovers reunited, sexism, mentor ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, future
Place: usa, hawaii, san francisco, new jersey
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The Handmaid's Tale (2017)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Set in a dystopian future, a woman is forced to live as a concubine under a fundamentalist theocratic dictatorship. A TV adaptation of Margaret Atwood's novel.
Style: captivating, psychological, bleak, melancholic, rough
Plot: society, protest, belief, slavery, soldier, infertility, lesbian, torture, alternate world, surrogate mother, kidnapping, violence against women ...
Time: future
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The Imitation Game (2014)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Thriller, War
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Based on the real life story of legendary cryptanalyst Alan Turing, the film portrays the nail-biting race against time by Turing and his brilliant team of code-breakers at Britain's top-secret Government Code and Cypher School at Bletchley ...
Style: inspirational, serious, captivating, factual, suspense ...
Plot: inventions and discoveries, prodigy, genius, social misfits, code breaking, mathematician, ambition, homosexuality, code, sexism, espionage, nerd ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, 1940s, 1950s, 1930s ...
Place: england, europe, germany, poland
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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, captivating, semi serious, uplifting
Plot: battle of the sexes, tennis, strong female character, wager, sexism, husband wife relationship, friendship, feminism, tennis player, sport, women's rights, gay ...
Time: year 1973, 20th century, year 1972
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The Wife (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, Sweden, USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A wife questions her life choices as she travels to Stockholm with her husband, where he is slated to receive the Nobel Prize for Literature.
Style: sincere, thought provoking, twists and turns, lyrical
Plot: infidelity, wife husband relationship, novelist, extramarital affair, nobel prize, professor, marriage, revelation, adulterous husband, sexism, aspiring writer, father son relationship ...
Time: 1960s, 1990s, year 1992, 1950s
Place: stockholm sweden, connecticut
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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, melancholic ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: prison life, prison, life turned upside down, lesbian, lesbian relationship, drugs/alcohol, gender, fish out of water, women in prison, abuse, confined, perversion ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new york state, new york
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Mustang (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: Turkey, France, Germany, 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: bleak, heartbreaking, harsh, light, sweet ...
Audience: teens
Plot: violence, teenage girl, sexism, arranged marriage, sisters, sibling relationship, teenage sexuality, gang, coming of age, virginity, teenager, chase ...
Time: 2010s
Place: turkey, istanbul turkey, middle east, california, israel ...
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Hidden Figures (2016)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 127 min.
Story: The untold story of Katherine G. Johnson, Dorothy Vaughan and Mary Jackson – brilliant African-American women working at NASA and serving as the brains behind one of the greatest operations in history – the launch of astronaut John Glenn into ...
Style: dramatic, factual, inspirational, interesting, light ...
Plot: mathematics, discrimination, nasa, racism, sexism, mathematician, space program, scientist, black woman, racial segregation, segregation, prejudice ...
Time: 1960s, year 1961
Place: langley virginia, virginia
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I Am Not an Easy Man (2018)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 98 min.
Story: The chauvinist Damien wakes up in a world where women and men have their roles reversed in society, and everything is dominated by women.
Plot: sexism, gender roles, gender, sexist, female nudity, male objectification, discrimination, barefoot male, barefoot woman, double standard, female objectification, patronizing ...
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I Hate My Body (1974)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: Spain, Switzerland
Duration: 97 min.
Story: The brain of a male engineer is transplanted into a female’s body. He soon finds it very frustrating to cope with the daily sexist discrimination most women deal with. For example, he is surprised when no one will hire a female engineer. When he ...
Plot: sexism, brain, sexual identity, sex, hospital, experiment, rape, lesbian, car accident, engineer, brain transplant, discrimination ...
Place: germany
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Lethal Woman (1988)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: South Africa, USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A group of men are told that they have won an "erotic vacation" at a fantasy island. In reality, they are being lured to the island by women they have wronged, and once there they are captured and set loose on the island to be hunted down.
Plot: island, fight, sexism, jungle, sadism, voyeurism, rape, revenge, sex, court martial, murder, sexploitation ...
Place: south africa
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Up! (1976)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Up! is a 1976 soft core sex comedy film directed by American filmmaker Russ Meyer. The plot centers around a bizarre murder mystery involving the death of former Nazi Adolf Schwartz, a caricature of Adolf Hitler, who was living in hiding in a ...
Style: humorous, not serious, surreal, realistic, sexual ...
Plot: rape, small town, parody, sexism, bondage, murder, hidden identity, dangerous attraction, dildo, undercover agent, sexual humor, sex ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: los angeles, usa, california
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Road Trip (2000)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Four friends take off on an 1800 mile road trip to retrieve an illicit tape mistakenly mailed to a girl friend.
Style: humorous, sexual, not serious, realistic, road movie ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, date night
Plot: on the road, road trip, nothing goes right, sperm bank, sex tape, male virgin, stoner, dorm room, sperm donor, school bus, blonde, sexism ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 80s
Place: usa, cross country, austin texas, new york state, texas
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Just One of the Guys (1985)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When Terry Griffith loses her high school's writing competition, she's convinced that it's because she's a girl. So Terry decides to change high schools and pose as a boy to prove her point. Her brother, Buddy, helps her pass as ...
Style: not serious, feel good, realistic, humorous, funny ...
Audience: teen comedy, teens, date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: high school, teenager, school, sexism, hidden identity, adolescence, gender, gender bending, prom, comedy of errors, college, fish out of water ...
Time: 80s
Place: california, tucson arizona, arizona, new jersey
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The Handmaid's Tale (1990)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 109 min.
Story: In a dystopicly polluted rightwing religious tyranny, a young woman is put in sexual slavery on account of her now rare fertility.
Style: suspenseful, serious, thought provoking, disturbing, futuristic ...
Plot: political unrest, rebellion, slavery, impregnation, surrogate mother, sexism, paranoia, rape, escape, feminist, pregnancy, apocalypse ...
Time: future
Place: canada, iran
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The Associate (1996)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Laurel Ayres is a businesswoman trying to make it but unfortunately she works at a investment firm where she does all the work but all the senior investors like Frank Peterson grab all the credit. She then leaves and starts her own firm. While ...
Style: clever, semi serious, realistic, humorous, witty ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: wall street, sexism, cons and scams, workplace, racism, comedy of errors, hidden identity, farce, broker, career, partner, gender bending ...
Time: 90s
Place: new jersey
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Saturday Night Fever (1977)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Tony Manero is a Brooklyn paint-store clerk who'd give anything to break out of his dead-end existence. In life, Tony is a peasant; on the disco dance floor, he's a king. As the soundtrack plays one Bee Gees hit after another, white-suited ...
Style: captivating, serious, sexy, realistic, gloomy ...
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: disco, friendship, music, sexism, dancer, dancer's life, urban, social misfits, dance performance, contests and competitions, urban ghetto, social decay ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, california
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Persepolis (2007)
Genre: Animation, Biography, Drama, War
Country: France, USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: In 1970s Iran, Marjane 'Marji' Statrapi watches events through her young eyes and her idealistic family of a long dream being fulfilled of the hated Shah's defeat in the Iranian Revolution of 1979. However as Marji grows up, she ...
Style: clever, serious, gloomy, surreal, realistic ...
Plot: revolution, coming of age, muslim, idealism, political unrest, childhood, depression, puberty, freedom, punk, sexism, hypocrisy ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s, 90s, year 1986 ...
Place: iran, middle east, france, paris france, sweden ...
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Erin Brockovich (2000)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 131 min.
Story: A twice-divorced mother of three who sees an injustice, takes on the bad guy and wins -- with a little help from her push-up bra. Erin goes to work for an attorney and comes across medical records describing illnesses clustered in one nearby town. ...
Style: captivating, touching, uplifting, factual, inspirational ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: against the odds, justice, lawyer, single mother, righting the wronged, relationship vs career, contamination, fighting the system, uncover truth, environmental, court, investigation ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, year 1993, 1990s
Place: los angeles, usa, california, new jersey
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Thelma & Louise (1991)
Genre: Adventure, Crime, Drama
Country: USA, UK, France
Duration: 130 min.
Story: Whilst on a short weekend getaway, Louise shoots a man who had tried to rape Thelma. Due to the incriminating circumstances, they make a run for it and thus a cross country chase ensues for the two fugitives. Along the way, both women rediscover the ...
Style: emotional, uplifting, sincere, captivating, sentimental ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: feminism, road trip, friendship, housewife, female friendship, chase, escapades, on the run, robbery, fugitives, free spirited, rebelliousness ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: arkansas, usa, southern usa, arizona, oklahoma ...
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A Perfect World (1993)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 138 min.
Story: A kidnapped boy strikes up a friendship with his captor: an escaped convict on the run from the law, headed by an honorable U.S. Marshal.
Style: touching, sincere, road movie, suspense, bleak ...
Plot: kidnapping, hostage, manhunt, fugitives, friendship, criminal heroes, prison escape, moral ambiguity, violence, dysfunctional family, runaway, prison ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: texas, usa, alaska, california
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Life on Mars (2008)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Life on Mars is a science fiction crime drama television series which originally aired on ABC from October 9, 2008 to April 1, 2009. It is an adaptation of the BAFTA-winning original UK series of the same name produced by the BBC. The series was ...
Style: serious, clever, surreal, offbeat, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police detective, sexism, rock, fighting crime, crime, police station, mystery, uncover truth, time travel, urban, crimes, law enforcement ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 2000s
Place: usa
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