Female empowerment movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant female empowerment movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out suspense, captivating, entertaining, surprise ending, exciting and realistic films and TV shows about / with female empowerment, female protagonist, strong female lead, betrayal, death, flashback, photograph, murder, revenge and empowerment plots mostly in Drama, Action and Adventure genres shot in USA, UK, Canada and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as female empowerment: Dangal (2016), Noble (2014), Equity (2016), Beyond Paradise (2015), Banklady (2013), I Am Woman (2019), Wonder Woman (2017), Wonder Woman 1984 (2020), Lavender (2016), Here Alone (2016).

List of female empowerment movies

Dangal (2016)
Genre: Action, Biography, Drama, Sport
Country: India
Duration: 161 min.
Story: Dangal is an extraordinary true story based on the life of Mahavir Singh and his two daughters, Geeta and Babita Phogat. The film traces the inspirational journey of a father who trains his daughters to become world class wrestlers.
Style: inspirational, intense, lyrical, atmospheric, captivating ...
Plot: sport, female empowerment, athlete, parent child relationship, coach, small town, determination, autobiography, training, olympics, endurance, father daughter relationship ...
Time: 2000s, 1990s, 90s
Place: india, israel
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Noble (2014)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: UK, Vietnam
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Christina Noble overcomes the harsh difficulties of her childhood in Ireland to discover her destiny on the streets of Saigon. A true story.
Style: touching, uplifting, realistic, emotional, gloomy ...
Plot: poverty, orphan, social activism, youth, hopes, kids in trouble, destiny, social injustice, strong female lead, female protagonist, empowerment, child abuse ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1955
Place: vietnam, saigon, asia, ireland
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Equity (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Senior investment banker Naomi Bishop’s world of high-power big money is brutal and fierce, and one she thrives in. When a controversial IPO threatens the fragile balance of power and confidentiality, Naomi finds herself entangled in a web of ...
Style: captivating, psychological, touching, suspense
Audience: chick flick, boys' night
Plot: banker, corruption, female executive, career woman, female empowerment, female protagonist, ambition, investment banker, coworker, business and finance, wall street, girlfriend ...
Time: contemporary, 2010s
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Beyond Paradise (2015)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Haunted by a tragic past, a stunning music student flees her homeland and ends up in an estranged marriage in Los Angeles, where her piano teacher's lover sparks a passion in her that threatens to destroy everything.
Style: captivating, touching, romantic, sincere, inter cultural ...
Plot: love triangle, forbidden love, female empowerment, star crossed lovers, cross cultural relations, husband wife estrangement, passion, haunted by the past, unrequited love, marriage of convenience, marital problem, husband wife relationship ...
Place: kurdistan, malibu california, los angeles, barcelona, paris france ...
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Banklady (2013)
Genre: Action, Biography, Crime, Drama, History, Romance
Country: Germany
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Banklady tells the true story of Gisela Werler, a law-abiding factory worker from Hamburg, who falls in love with a thief and becomes a media darling as Germany’s first and most notorious female bank robber. Cunning, sexy, and exciting, Gisela and ...
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, sexy, exciting
Plot: fall in love, heist, criminal heroes, love and romance, crimes, bank robbery, female empowerment, graphic violence, crime, bank robber, bare breasts, female nudity ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: germany, hamburg germany
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I Am Woman (2019)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Music, Romance
Country: Australia
Duration: 116 min.
Story: The story of Helen Reddy, who, in 1966, landed in New York with her three-year-old daughter, a suitcase, and $230 in her pocket. Within weeks, she was broke. Within months, she was in love. Within five years, she was one of the biggest superstars of ...
Style: thought provoking, touching, captivating, feel good, light ...
Plot: lgbt, music, love, women, australian, woman, male chauvinist, female empowerment, misogyny, feminism, feminist, music industry ...
Place: australia, los angeles, sydney australia
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Wonder Woman (2017)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi, War
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 141 min.
Story: An Amazon princess comes to the world of Man in the grips of the First World War to confront the forces of evil and bring an end to human conflict.
Style: suspense, psychotronic, twists and turns, surprise ending, entertaining ...
Plot: superheroine, female warrior, chosen one, princess, greek mythology, adventure, strong female lead, justice, super powers, superhero, immortality, good versus evil ...
Time: 1910s, 2010s, year 1918
Place: ottoman empire, big ben london, tower bridge london, london, belgium ...
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Wonder Woman 1984 (2020)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA, UK, Spain
Duration: 151 min.
Story: Wonder Woman comes into conflict with the Soviet Union during the Cold War in the 1980s and finds a formidable foe by the name of the Cheetah.
Style: entertaining, intense, suspense, twists and turns, emotional ...
Plot: greek mythology, female protagonist, superhero, wonder woman character, strong female lead, princess, courage, immortal, superheroine, girl power, super strength, female warrior ...
Time: 80s, year 1984
Place: cairo egypt, moscow russia, washington d.c., london, new york
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Lavender (2016)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A photographer struggling with memory loss discovers her pictures may indicate something sinister is hitting close to home.
Style: psychological, suspense, captivating, disturbing, tense ...
Plot: amnesia, psychiatrist, female protagonist, empowerment, confusion, photographer, uncover truth, murder, recovery, danger, crimes, suspicion ...
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Here Alone (2016)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: After a terrible virus ravages human civilization, Ann finds herself living alone in a forest, foraging for supplies, and accompanied only by a radio that broadcasts a single transmission in French. Few animals even remain; the only survivors seem ...
Style: disturbing, exciting, suspenseful, rough
Plot: survivalist, zombie, infection, survival, zombie apocalypse, female protagonist, determination, grief, infected, forest, post apocalypse, rescue ...
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Woman on the Run (2017)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 88 min.
Story: After surviving an attempt on her life, a reclusive mystery author discovers that her nanny has stolen her identity, forcing her to go to extreme lengths to get her children back.
Plot: empowerment, betrayal, female empowerment, stolen identity, stolen money, female protagonist, writers, unfaithful husband, strong female lead, mystery writer, nanny, freight train ...
Place: san francisco
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12 Feet Deep (2017)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Inspired by true events, two sisters are trapped under the fiberglass cover of an Olympic sized public pool and must brave the cold and each other to survive the harrowing night.
Style: disturbing, suspense, serious, sad, suspenseful
Audience: chick flick, boys' night
Plot: trapped, swimming pool, survival, water, endurance, family secret, determination, sibling relationship, family secrets, female protagonist, sister sister relationship, female empowerment ...
Time: contemporary
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The Huntsman: Winter's War (2016)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA, China
Duration: 114 min.
Story: As two evil sisters prepare to conquer the land, two renegades—Eric the Huntsman, who aided Snow White in defeating Ravenna in Snowwhite and the Huntsman, and his forbidden lover, Sara—set out to stop them.
Style: fairy tale, suspense, sentimental, absurd, visually appealing ...
Audience: pre-teens, kids, family outing, girls' night, teens
Plot: dark fantasy, magical creature, female warrior, sorceress, evil queen, snow white, magic, good versus evil, female soldier, sword and sorcery, black magic, witch ...
Place: egypt
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Miss Sloane (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, USA, UK, Canada
Duration: 132 min.
Story: An ambitious lobbyist faces off against the powerful gun lobby in an attempt to pass gun control legislation.
Style: clever, political, tense, suspense, twists and turns ...
Plot: female protagonist, lobbyist, career woman, strong female character, determination, politics, courtroom, world politics, lawyer, fighting the system, empowerment, obsession ...
Time: 21st century
Place: washington d.c., new jersey, chicago illinois, milwaukee wisconsin, massachusetts ...
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Private Benjamin (1980)
Genre: Comedy, War
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: A sheltered young high society woman joins the army on a whim and finds herself in a more difficult situation than she ever expected.
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, sentimental, funny ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick, teens
Plot: soldier, fish out of water, basic training, military base, boot camp, starting over, female soldier, military life, self discovery, military, transformation, gender ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 80s
Place: paris france, usa
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Working Girl (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Witty, romantic look at life in the corporate jungle. Tess McGill is an ambitious secretary with a unique approach for climbing the ladder to success. When her classy, but villainous boss breaks a leg skiing, Tess takes over her office, her ...
Style: captivating, feel good, talky, humorous, clever ...
Audience: chick flick, date night, girls' night, teens
Plot: secretary, business, career woman, workplace romance, rise to the top, career, love and romance, boss, wall street, hopes, determination, workplace ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, new jersey
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Hanna (2011)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, UK, Germany
Duration: 111 min.
Story: A 16-year-old girl raised by her father to be the perfect assassin is dispatched on a mission across Europe. Tracked by a ruthless operatives, she faces startling revelations about her existence and questions about her humanity.
Style: exciting, tense, suspenseful, serious, intense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: chase, secret agents, female assassin, strong female lead, undercover, female warrior, hitman, teenage girl, female killer, cia, vengeance, spy ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: finland, morocco, berlin germany, germany, africa ...
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The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo (2009)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Sweden, Denmark, Germany, Norway
Duration: 152 min.
Story: Swedish thriller based on Stieg Larsson's novel about a male journalist and a young female hacker. In the opening of the movie, Mikael Blomkvist, a middle-aged publisher for the magazine Millennium, loses a libel case brought by corrupt Swedish ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, twists and turns, captivating, rough ...
Plot: investigation, rape, sexual abuse, crime, hacker, journalist, blow job, uncover truth, peril, unlikely relationship, amateur detective, suspicion ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, year 1966, year 1950 ...
Place: sweden, europe, stockholm sweden, australia, eastern europe ...
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Mulan (2020)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, Canada, Hong Kong
Duration: 115 min.
Story: A young Chinese maiden disguises herself as a male warrior in order to save her father.
Style: sincere, exciting, stylized, captivating, visually appealing ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: gender disguise, false identity, martial arts, courage, heroes, chinese woman, disney, female warrior, heroine, female protagonist, swordswoman, teenage girl ...
Place: ancient china, china, asia
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Birds of Prey: And the Fantabulous Emancipation of One Harley Quinn (2020)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: After splitting with the Joker, Harley Quinn joins superheroes Black Canary, Huntress and Renee Montoya to save a young girl from an evil crime lord.
Style: exciting, psychotronic, humorous, entertaining, captivating ...
Plot: female warrior, superhero team, tough girl, female protagonist, female assassin, superheroine, superhero, super villain, gang, supernatural power, violence, stylized violence ...
Time: 2010s, 2020s
Place: new jersey
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Charlie's Angels (2019)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Reboot of the 1970s TV series / early 2000s film franchise.
Style: light, funny, exciting, humorous, entertaining ...
Audience: chick flick, teens, boys' night
Plot: female protagonist, female assassin, chase, spy, danger, female friendship, martial arts, undercover agent, adventure, betrayal, partners, tough girl ...
Time: contemporary, 2010s, quarry
Place: usa, berlin germany, london, rio de janeiro, europe ...
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If I Die Before I Wake (1998)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A suburban family is held hostage and terrorized by three intruders while their sixteen year-old daughter first hides, then exacts her own brand of terror on the assailants.
Plot: mother daughter relationship, bathroom, stabbed to death, death, suburbs, family relations, torture, murder, rape, hostage, revenge, father daughter relationship ...
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3 from Hell (2019)
Genre: Action, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: After barely surviving a furious shootout with the police, Baby Firefly, Otis Driftwood and Captain Spaulding are behind bars. But pure evil cannot be contained. Teaming up with Otis’ half-brother Wilson, the demented Firefly clan escape to ...
Style: suspense, rough, suspenseful, scary, bleak ...
Plot: panic, violence, sadist, psychopath, death, murder, prisoner, homicidal maniac, criminal, brutality, murderer, massacre ...
Time: year 1988, 80s
Place: mexico, texas
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Captain Marvel (2019)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Australia
Duration: 123 min.
Story: The story follows Carol Danvers as she becomes one of the universe’s most powerful heroes when Earth is caught in the middle of a galactic war between two alien races. Set in the 1990s, Captain Marvel is an all-new adventure from a previously ...
Style: exciting, comic, psychotronic, humorous, entertaining ...
Plot: female warrior, superhero, superheroine, space wars, female protagonist, alien civilization, super strength, good versus evil, supernatural power, superhuman powers, outer space, super powers ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, year 1989, 20th century, 80s ...
Place: louisiana, los angeles
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Calendar Girls (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Members of a Yorkshire branch of the Women's Institute cause controversy when they pose nude for a charity calendar.
Style: touching, sentimental, realistic, based on true events, inspirational ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: charity, leukemia, hopes, model, human spirit, friendship, women, small town, family drama, calendar, middle aged, elderly ...
Time: 90s, 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, northern england, yorkshire, europe, los angeles ...
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From Straight A's to XXX (2017)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: When a change of circumstances leaves Miriam unable to pay her college tuition, she makes a surprising decision: to start performing in adult films, using the pseudonym Belle Knox. Miriam lies to her family and her friends at school, keeping her ...
Style: porno movie
Plot: porn industry, alternative lifestyle, pornography, price of fame, porn star, porn actress, lifestyle, double life, lie, secret life, family disapproval, problem solving ...
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Emmanuelle (1974)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Emmanuelle, a svelte, naive young woman, is en route to Bangkok where she'll join her new husband. He works for the French Embassy and has a lovely home, several dedicated servants, and an expensive car at his disposal. Once Emmanuelle arrives, ...
Style: erotic, sexy, offbeat, sexual, serious ...
Plot: unfaithful wife, sexual arousal, explicit sex, strong sexual content, erotica, sexual relations, infidelity, sex scene, looking for sex, sexual fantasy, sexual perversion, cheating wife ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: asia, thailand, bangkok thailand
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Emmanuelle II (1975)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Emmanuelle returns to her husband in Hong Kong and proceeds to have several extramarital affairs -- with his knowledge, of course. Her husband's lover and American guest are both very puzzled by their openness.
Style: erotic, realistic, serious, sexual, sexy ...
Plot: lesbian rape, voyeurism, lesbian, lesbian cunnilingus, gays and lesbians, looking for sex, couples, dishonesty, lifestyle, love and romance, gender, romance ...
Time: 70s
Place: hong kong, asia, southeast asia
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Coming Soon (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy
Country: Czech Republic, USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A mockumentary about our civilization's eternal quest for "the perfect balance" between love, tolerance, morality, censorship, tradition, and experimentation.
Style: cult film
Plot: taboo sex, interspecies sex, animal, actor, religion, philosophy, ecstasy, joy, hoax, alternative lifestyle, orgasm, animal sex ...
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Girls Trip (2017)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 122 min.
Story: Four girlfriends take a trip to New Orleans for an annual festival and, along the way, rediscover their wild sides and strengthen the bonds of sisterhood.
Style: buddy comedy, captivating, humorous, exciting, feel good ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: friendship between women, motel, female friendship, promise, friendship, female bonding, dancing, money, female protagonist, black american, secret, interview ...
Time: year 2002, year 2000, year 2012, year 2008, year 2004 ...
Place: new orleans, usa
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