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, serious, interesting, intense, dramatic and clever films and TV shows about / with sexism, storytelling, culture clash, mentor, catastrophe, runaway, pornography, dialogue, secrets and police investigation 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), The Last Supper (1995), Prime Suspect (1991), A Few Good Men (1992), What Women Want (2000), I Am Not an Easy Man (2018), North Country (2005), Mad Men (2007), The Magdalene Sisters (2002), Ghosts of Girlfriends Past (2009).

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, basic training, sexism, navy, tough heroes, military life, officers and cadets, army, military base ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: middle east, libya, israel
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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: dark humor, witty, tense, realistic, humorous ...
Plot: politics, murder, sexism, death, liberal, hypocrisy, crime, culture clash, unlikely criminals, society, racism, racist ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, iowa
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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, realistic, bleak, serious, intense ...
Plot: murder, sexism, serial killer, police detective, innocence, police procedural, police station, policewoman, crime, police investigation, obsession, mystery ...
Time: 90s
Place: england, europe, london
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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, realistic, twists and turns, serious, intense ...
Plot: courtroom drama, suicide, courtroom, navy, lawyer, military, murder, sexism, army investigation, marines, u.s. navy, corruption ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: cuba, washington d.c.
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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, stylized, cynical, realistic, not serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: journalism, sexism, farce, dog, friendship, rivalry, nervous breakdown, depression, erection, comeback, weatherman, gay slur ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: usa, california, san diego california
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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, clever ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: womanizer, workplace romance, love and romance, supernatural ability, women, battle of the sexes, fall in love, manipulations, telepathy, sexism, misogyny, advertising executive ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, chicago illinois
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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.
Style: captivating, feel good, ironic, thought provoking, romantic
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: gender roles, sexism, gender, male female relationship, sorority, new life, social relations, sexist, double standard, male objectification, patronizing, female nudity ...
Time: contemporary
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North Country (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 126 min.
Story: A fictionalized account of the first major successful sexual harassment case in the United States -- Jenson vs. Eveleth Mines, where a woman who endured a range of abuse while working as a miner filed and won the landmark 1984 lawsuit.
Style: thought provoking, disturbing, rough, sincere, factual ...
Plot: sexual harassment, feminism, rape, courtroom drama, lawsuit, small town, fighting the system, sexism, against the odds, labor union, financial problem, love ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 1990s
Place: minnesota, mine, usa
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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, captivating, clever ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: family problems, womanizer, workplace, advertising, ambition, career, advertising agency, sexism, office, cigarette smoking, crumbling marriage, boss and employee ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, 20th century
Place: new york, 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, serious ...
Plot: sexual harassment, nun, convent, sexual abuse, punishment, human spirit, life is a bitch, irish, rebellion, clergy, unwanted pregnancy, society ...
Time: 1960s, 60s, 20th century, 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, supernatural, introspection, wedding, lovers reunited, sexism, love, mentor ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, future
Place: usa, hawaii, new jersey, san francisco
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The Handmaid's Tale (2017)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
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, melancholic, bleak, rough
Plot: society, protest, slavery, belief, soldier, surrogate mother, infertility, lesbian, torture, alternate world, kidnapping, violence against women ...
Time: future, 21st century, 2010s, near future
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The Imitation Game (2014)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Thriller, War
Country: USA, UK
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: intellectual, serious, captivating, factual, suspense ...
Plot: prodigy, inventions and discoveries, genius, social misfits, code breaking, ambition, mathematician, homosexuality, espionage, sexism, code, computers and web ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, 1920s, 1950s, 1940s ...
Place: england, europe, germany, poland
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The Wife (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, Sweden, USA
Duration: 99 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, lyrical, twists and turns
Plot: novelist, extramarital affair, infidelity, professor, wife husband relationship, nobel prize, marriage, revelation, adulterous husband, sexism, aspiring writer, father son relationship ...
Time: 1990s, 1960s, 1950s, year 1960, year 1968 ...
Place: connecticut, stockholm sweden, scandinavia, sweden
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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, gay ...
Time: year 1973, year 1972, 20th century
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Bandit Queen (1994)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama
Country: UK, India
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Born a lower-caste girl in rural India's patriarchal society, "married" at 11, repeatedly raped and brutalized, Phooland Devi finds freedom only as an avenging warrior, the eponymous Bandit Queen. Devi becomes a kind a bloody Robin ...
Style: disturbing, bleak, rough, realistic, captivating ...
Plot: kidnapping, vengeance, poverty, sexism, militant, bandit, gang, village life, crimes, rape, assassination, sexual abuse ...
Time: 80s, year 1983, year 1981, year 1968
Place: india, asia
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Wake in Fright (1971)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Australia, USA, UK
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Wake in Fright is the story of John Grant, a bonded teacher who arrives in the rough outback mining town of Bundanyabba planning to stay overnight before catching the plane to Sydney, but as one night stretches into several he plunges headlong into ...
Style: realistic, disturbing, serious, bleak, christmas horror
Plot: gambling, sexism, australian outback, mining town, kangaroo, violence, teacher, beer, culture clash, tourist, fish out of water, down on your luck ...
Time: 70s
Place: australia, mine
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Nine to Five (1980)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Frank Hart is a pig. He takes advantage in the grossest manner of the women who work with him. When his three assistants manage to trap him in his own house they assume control of his department and productivity leaps, but just how long can they ...
Style: humorous, witty, clever, offbeat, not serious ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: workplace, farce, sexism, battle of the sexes, feminism, rebellion, poisoning, promotion, gender, fighting the system, obnoxious boss, couples ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: california, los angeles, usa, texas
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WPC 56 (2013)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 45 min.
Story: Drama following WPC Gina Dawson, the first Woman Police Constable to join Brinford Constabulary, a fictional police force in the West Midlands, in 1956. The show focuses on WPC Gina Dawson's struggle to gain acceptance in the male-dominated ...
Style: realistic, serious, captivating
Plot: sexism, police station, police investigation, female police officer, gender, law enforcement, feminism, workplace, police detective, workplace situations, crimes, chauvinism ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, 1950s
Place: england
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The Source (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France, Belgium, Italy
Duration: 135 min.
Story: A comedy/drama set in a village and centered on a battle of the sexes, where women threaten to withhold sexual favours as long as the men refuse to install a water pipe.
Style: feel good, sentimental, humorous, stylized, semi serious ...
Plot: village life, village, sexism, desert, in-laws, machismo, ultimatum, society, battle of the sexes, abortion, rebellion, world ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: middle east
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Step by Step (1991)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Step by Step is an American television sitcom that starred Patrick Duffy and Suzanne Somers as two single parents, who spontaneously get married after meeting one another during a vacation, resulting in them becoming the heads of a large blended ...
Style: realistic, not serious, humorous, sincere, witty
Audience: family outing
Plot: sitcom, sexism, parents and children, family, youth, coming of age, family relations, couple relations, suburban life, society, couples, suburbs ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: wisconsin, usa
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In the Company of Men (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Two business executives--one an avowed misogynist, the other recently emotionally wounded by his love interest--set out to exact revenge on the female gender by seeking out the most innocent, uncorrupted girl they can find and ruining her life.
Style: psychological, disturbing, cynical, dark humor, realistic ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: love, secretary, rivalry, friends, battle of the sexes, mind game, betrayal, revenge, prejudice, cruelty, sexism, manipulation ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: usa
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The Contender (2000)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany, UK
Duration: 126 min.
Story: Political thriller about Laine Hanson's nomination and confirmation as Vice President. An allegation that she was involved in a sexual orgy at the age of 19 is leaked to the press. As pressure mounts on Laine, she's torn between fighting ...
Style: talky, realistic, clever, suspense, serious ...
Plot: politics, sexism, vice president, u.s. president, idealism, white house, society, republican, political intrigue, strong sexual content, head of state, chief of staff ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: washington d.c., usa, virginia, ohio, california
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Girlfight (2000)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Diana Guzman begins to train as a boxer and achieves impressive success, blazing new trails for female boxers, all while keeping it a secret from her father.
Style: realistic, gloomy, rough, touching, captivating ...
Audience: teens, date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: boxing, sport, female boxer, sexism, ambition, underdog, human spirit, urban ghetto, gender, feminism, lifestyle, self fulfillment ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, new jersey
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Mile High (2003)
Genre: Drama, Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Mile High is a British television drama based on the lives of the cabin crew members of Fresh!, a budget airline based in London. The name of the show comes from the "Mile High Club". The show was broadcast on Sky1 from 2003 to 2005 and ...
Style: emotional, serious, realistic, sexy
Plot: airplane, friendship, sexism, tourist, airline, couples, buddies, working class, promiscuity, partners, sexual tension, workplace ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, london, england
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Are You Being Served? (1972)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 28 min.
Story: Classic comedy set in fading department store Grace Brothers.
Style: not serious, humorous, witty, talky, realistic
Plot: sitcom, store, sexism, workplace, farce, department store, workplace situations, workplace intrigue, power relations, boss and employee, supportive coworker, unsupportive coworkers ...
Time: 80s, 70s, 20th century
Place: england, europe, london
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Contempt (1963)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A philistine in the art film business, Jeremy Prokosch is a producer unhappy with the work of his director. Prokosch has hired Fritz Lang (as himself) to direct an adaptation of "The Odyssey," but when it seems that the legendary filmmaker ...
Style: talky, cynical, stylized, biting, witty ...
Plot: sexism, director, filmmaking, screenwriter, new wave, couples, writer's life, unfulfillment, boss and employee, artists and showbiz, workplace situations, german ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: italy, europe, southern italy
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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: serious, sexy, sentimental, captivating, realistic ...
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: disco, hopes, romance, twentysomething life, ambition, urban ghetto life, escape from reality, social climbing, contests and competitions, dance performance, friendship, male female relationship ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: usa, new york, manhattan new york city, california
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Mulan (1998)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Musical, War
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A tomboyish girl disguises herself as a young man so she can fight with the Imperial Chinese Army against the invading Huns. With help from wise-cracking dragon Mushu, Mulan just might save her country -- and win the heart of handsome Captain Li ...
Style: captivating, humorous, feel good, touching, light ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers, chick flick
Plot: good versus evil, adventure, cross dressing, friendship, dragon, princess, human spirit, emperor, female warrior, hidden identity, boot camp, impersonating ...
Time: ancient history
Place: china, ancient china, asia
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Whale Rider (2002)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: New Zealand, Germany
Duration: 101 min.
Story: On the east coast of New Zealand, the Whangara people believe their presence there dates back a thousand years or more to a single ancestor, Paikea, who escaped death when his canoe capsized by riding to shore on the back of a whale. From then on, ...
Style: touching, realistic, atmospheric, serious, thought provoking ...
Audience: girls' night, family outing, date night
Plot: chief, culture clash, teacher, generation gap, sexism, loss of son, ocean, canoe, whale, tradition, coming of age, destiny ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new zealand, australia
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