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, weird, thought provoking, sexy and dramatic films and TV shows about / with sexism, storytelling, culture clash, catastrophe, women, mentor, gender, runaway, friendship and pornography plots mostly in Drama, Comedy and War genres shot in USA, UK, France and other countries.
sexism movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as sexism: The Handmaid's Tale (2017), Mulan (1998), Hidden Figures (2016), G.I. Jane (1997), Battle of the Sexes (2017), I Am Not an Easy Man (2018), Prime Suspect (1991), North Country (2005), The Breadwinner (2017), In a World... (2013).

List of sexism movies

The Handmaid's Tale (2017)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
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: melancholic, psychological, bleak, rough, captivating ...
Plot: rape, surrogate mother, sexism, slavery, infertility, tyranny, totalitarianism, violence against women, violence, protest, distopia, torture ...
Time: future, 21st century, 2010s, near future
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Mulan (1998)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, 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: feel good, touching, captivating, light, humorous ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: female warrior, female protagonist, disney, cross dressing, dragon, friendship, adventure, human spirit, good versus evil, woman dressed as man, princess, heroine ...
Time: 5th century
Place: china, ancient china, asia
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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: inspirational, factual, sincere, feel good, touching ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: racism, mathematics, nasa, space program, african american, genius, discrimination, african american woman, strong female character, scientist, stereotypes, prejudice ...
Time: 60s, year 1961, 50s, 20th century, year 1962
Place: langley virginia, virginia, usa
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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: suspense, rough, suspenseful, bleak, sincere ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick, teens, boys' night
Plot: strong female lead, strong female character, female soldier, military, army, soldier, fighting the system, basic training, sexism, feminism, female warrior, female protagonist ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: israel, middle east, libya, usa
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Battle of the Sexes (2017)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama, History, 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: captivating, semi serious, uplifting, sexy, feminist film ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: tennis, battle of the sexes, lesbianism, tennis player, sexism, feminism, gender equality, lesbian, hotel, winning, money, homosexuality ...
Time: year 1973, 20th century, year 1972, 70s
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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, humorous, satirical, thought provoking, feel good ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: sexism, gender roles, double standard, gender, female nudity, sexist, sorority, male female relationship, social satire, satire, discrimination, new life ...
Time: contemporary
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Prime Suspect (1991)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 207 min.
TV show
Story: A female police detective investigates a series of serial murders while dealing with sexist hostility from her male comrades.
Style: suspenseful, atmospheric, tense, suspense, intense ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: serial killer, police investigation, murder mystery, sexism, police detective, murder, mystery, crimes, obsession, female detective, police station, policewoman ...
Time: 90s
Place: england, london, europe
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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: rough, sincere, emotional, thought provoking, factual ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: sexual harassment, courtroom drama, rape, feminism, lawsuit, small town, sexism, against the odds, labor union, women, lawyer, workplace ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 90s, 70s
Place: minnesota, usa
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The Breadwinner (2017)
Genre: Animation, Drama, Family, War
Country: Ireland, Canada, Luxembourg, USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A headstrong young girl in Afghanistan, ruled by the Taliban, disguises herself as a boy in order to provide for her family.
Style: sad, heartbreaking, rough, suspense, sincere ...
Audience: kids
Plot: poverty, disguise, sexism, prison, religious intolerance, father daughter relationship, mother daughter relationship, female protagonist, imprisonment, taliban, arranged marriage, tyranny ...
Place: afghanistan
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In a World... (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: An underachieving vocal coach is motivated by her father, the king of movie-trailer voice-overs, to pursue her aspirations of becoming a voice-over star. Amidst pride, sexism and family dysfunction, she sets out to change the voice of a generation.
Style: feel good, humorous, talky, witty, sincere ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: sexism, female empowerment, workplace, shyness, siblings relations, workplace situations, hopes, love and romance, father daughter relationship, eccentricity, self esteem, unlikely friendships ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 1989
Place: usa, new jersey, ireland, los angeles, 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: romantic, feel good, clever, funny, light ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, teens, date night
Plot: womanizer, workplace romance, love and romance, women, telepathy, love story, fall in love, supernatural ability, battle of the sexes, initially antagonists, boss and employee, psychic ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: chicago illinois, 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: parody, funny, humorous, not serious, cynical ...
Audience: girls' night, teens
Plot: journalism, workplace, sexism, farce, stupidity, satire, rivalry, friendship, new job, nervous breakdown, battle of the sexes, lifestyle ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: usa, california, san diego california
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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: realistic, sentimental, stylized, feel good, social ...
Plot: village life, marital rape, sexism, rebellion, battle of the sexes, against the rules, desert, ultimatum, machismo, couples, power relations, social relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: middle east, north africa
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Moolaadé (2004)
Genre: Drama
Country: Senegal, Burkina Faso, Morocco, Tunisia, Cameroon, France
Duration: 124 min.
Story: When a woman shelters a group of girls from suffering female genital mutilation, she starts a conflict that tears her village apart.
Style: disturbing, sincere, thought provoking, touching, political ...
Plot: feminism, rebellion, sexism, torture, child abuse, culture clash, tradition, women, childhood, fighting the system, society, social relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: africa, tokyo, japan, france
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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: realistic, heartbreaking, bleak, art house, sad ...
Audience: teens, pre-teens, girls' night, teen drama
Plot: sisters, arranged marriage, coming of age, virginity, teenage girl, teenager, islam, forced marriage, sister sister relationship, female protagonist, orphan, sexism ...
Time: 2010s, 80s
Place: istanbul turkey, turkey, middle east, california, israel ...
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MASH (1970)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: The staff of a Korean War field hospital use humor and high jinks to keep their sanity in the face of the horror of war.
Style: humorous, talky, witty, funny, satirical ...
Plot: military, nurse, satire, anti war, korean war, surgeon, camp, dark humor, medical, surgery, humiliation, sexism ...
Time: 50s, 70s, 20th century, year 1951
Place: korea, vietnam, north korea, south korea
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Suffragette (2015)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: UK, France
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Based on true events about the foot soldiers of the early feminist movement who were forced underground to evade the State.
Style: captivating, factual, inspirational, bleak, political ...
Plot: feminism, women, feminist, fighting the system, sexual harassment, rebellion, working class, adoption, rebelliousness, politics, prejudice, girl power ...
Time: 1910s, edwardian era, year 1912, victorian era, 19th century ...
Place: london, england, ireland, israel, europe ...
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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: disturbing, cynical, psychological, suspense, sexy ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: secretary, betrayal, misogynist, sexism, revenge, love, manipulation, greed, relationships, rivalry, dark humor, brutality ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa, indiana
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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: feel good, light, entertaining, witty, sexy ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick, date night
Plot: wall street, workplace, gender disguise, comedy of errors, sexism, farce, racism, hidden identity, women, strong female lead, fake identity, christmas ...
Time: 90s
Place: new jersey, new york
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The Imitation Game (2014)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Thriller, War
Country: UK, 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, intellectual, factual, captivating, thought provoking ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: world war two, genius, inventor, inventions and discoveries, prodigy, mathematics, ambition, mathematician, gay, cryptography, code, code breaking ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 50s, year 1951, post world war two ...
Place: england, germany, poland, europe, united kingdom ...
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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: twists and turns, thought provoking, sincere, lyrical, sad ...
Plot: infidelity, nobel prize, writers, marriage, family relations, novelist, adulterous husband, aspiring writer, sexism, professor, photographer, love affair ...
Time: year 1992, 90s, 60s, year 1958, year 1968 ...
Place: stockholm sweden, connecticut, new york, manhattan new york city, sweden ...
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Morocco: Love in Times of War (2017)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: Spain
Duration: 70 min.
TV show
Story: Oblivious to the strife that awaits them, a group of young nurses from Spain's upper class head to war-torn Marocco in 1921 to help where help is needed. Many lessons in love and life are learned before they overcome deepest conflicts, grow as ...
Style: captivating, psychological, tense, thought provoking, medical drama
Plot: sexism, interracial romance, nurse, war, wartime, world war one, society, adaptation, friendship, physician, soldier, military ...
Time: 1920s
Place: spain, middle east, north africa, morocco
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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: witty, intense, disturbing, tense, semi serious ...
Plot: politics, murder, satire, death, crimes, dark humor, culture clash, serial killer, sexism, assassination, vigilante, brainwashing ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: iowa, usa
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Filth (2013)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: UK, Germany, Sweden, Belgium, USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A bigoted junkie cop suffering from bipolar disorder and drug addiction manipulates and hallucinates his way through the festive season in a bid to secure promotion and win back his wife and daughter.
Style: cynical, surreal, sexual, bleak, enigmatic ...
Plot: addiction, dark humor, drug abuse, insanity, antisocial behavior, self destructing, losing-it hero, murder, cocaine, strong sexual content, life is a bitch, bipolar disorder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: scotland, hamburg germany, edinburgh scotland, new orleans
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Just One of the Guys (1985)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 100 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: feel good, humorous, entertaining, not serious, sexy ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, chick flick, family outing, date night
Plot: cross dressing, high school, teenager, adolescence, gender bending, hidden identity, gender disguise, prom, switching roles, sexism, romance, college ...
Time: 80s
Place: california, new jersey, phoenix arizona, tucson arizona, arizona
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Another Period (2013)
Genre: Comedy, History
Country: USA
Duration: 21 min.
TV show
Story: Set at the turn of the century, “Another Period” follows the misadventures of the Bellacourts, Newport, RI’s first family, who have absolutely nothing to offer to the world, but who have so much money it doesn’t matter. The series focuses on ...
Style: parody, not serious, humorous, entertaining, captivating ...
Plot: satire, high society, racism, sexism, incest, family relations, youth, family life, classism, rich and poor, family problems, sisters ...
Time: edwardian era, 20th century
Place: usa
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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, emotional, thought provoking, atmospheric, feminist film ...
Audience: family outing, girls' night, kids, teens, date night
Plot: whale, tradition, coming of age, culture clash, youth, destiny, loss of son, childhood, legend, magic realism, generation gap, sexism ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new zealand, australia
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Mad Men (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 47 min.
TV show
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, captivating, serious, stylized, clever ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: advertising, family problems, advertising agency, workplace, boss and employee, womanizer, career, workplace intrigue, adultery, ambition, americana, businessman ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa
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Offside (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Sport
Country: Iran
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Since women are banned from soccer matches, Iranian females masquerade as males so they can slip into Tehran's stadium to see the game between Iran and Bahrain. The ones who are caught and arrested are taken to a holding area and guarded by ...
Style: humorous, disturbing, political, realistic, sexy ...
Plot: soccer, fighting the system, sport, segregation, sexism, human spirit, politics, rebelliousness, injustice, rebellion, football, gender disguise ...
Time: contemporary, year 2006, 2000s
Place: iran, middle east, berlin germany, germany, tehran
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The Magdalene Sisters (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, Ireland
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, brutal, disturbing, harsh, suspense ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: convent, nun, life is a bitch, corporal punishment, sexual harassment, violence against women, human spirit, sin, punishment, evil nun, sexual abuse, mistreatment ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, year 1964
Place: ireland, dublin ireland, latin america, europe
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