Assertive woman movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant assertive woman movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, sexy, humorous, suspense, romantic and erotic films and TV shows about / with assertive woman, strong female character, strong female lead, female protagonist, chase, female nudity, love and romance, romance, revenge and brutality plots mostly in Drama, Comedy and Romance genres shot in USA, Canada, Germany and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as assertive woman: The Wrong Mommy (2019), My Summer Prince (2016), M.F.A. (2017), Elle (2016), The Finest Hours (2016), The Passion of Ayn Rand (1999), Shame (1988), Assault on Devil's Island (1997), Office Christmas Party (2016), The Art of Self-Defense (2019).

List of assertive woman movies

The Wrong Mommy (2019)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: After receiving a promotion and more responsibility at work, Melanie decides to hire Phoebe as her personal assistant. Smart and cunning, Phoebe has an ulterior motive for taking the job and a twisted plan for revenge involving Melanie's mother.
Style: tense, realistic, suspense, suspenseful
Plot: sociopathy, female antagonist, manipulative woman, mother daughter relationship, assertive woman, obsession, female psychopath, nanny, strong female character, hypocritical woman, villainess, lifestyle ...
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Jingle Jangle: A Christmas Journey (2020)
Genre: Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: An imaginary world comes to life in a holiday tale of an eccentric toymaker, his adventurous granddaughter, and a magical invention that has the power to change their lives forever.
Style: visually appealing, sweet, touching, feel good, sincere ...
Audience: family outing, chick flick, teens, girls' night, kids ...
Plot: christmas, family, father daughter relationship, grandfather granddaughter relationship, rise to the top, meaning of life, magic, children, friends in love, inventions and discoveries, fight for justice, adventure ...
Time: victorian era
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My Summer Prince (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: When a prince, and heir to the throne, finds himself in some hot water for his partying ways, the royal family decides to hire a top notch PR consultant to work with him.
Style: feel good, entertaining, lyrical, romantic, light ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: royalty, prince, crown prince, public relations, unlikely couple, deception, social differences, fall in love, love story, male female relationship, impersonating, culture clash ...
Place: idaho
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 5.9
 7K
M.F.A. (2017)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: An art student taps into a rich source of creative inspiration after the accidental slaughter of her rapist. An unlikely vigilante emerges, set out to avenge college girls whose attackers walked free- all the while fueling a vivid thesis exhibition.
Style: psychological, suspense, feminist film, rough, disturbing ...
Plot: revenge, art student, femme fatale, rape, art class, rape revenge, rape and revenge, murder, female psychopath, vigilante, party, female serial killer ...
Time: contemporary
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 7.1
 68K
Elle (2016)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: France, Germany, Belgium
Duration: 130 min.
Story: When Michèle, the CEO of a gaming software company, is attacked in her home by an unknown assailant, she refuses to let it alter her precisely ordered life. She manages crises involving family, all the while becoming engaged in a game of cat and ...
Style: disturbing, art house, erotic, psychological, intense ...
Plot: rape, rape and revenge, strong female character, sexual abuse, cat, perversion, death of mother, older woman younger man relationship, female protagonist, sexual assault, video game, revenge ...
Time: 2010s
Place: france, paris france
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The Finest Hours (2016)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: The Coast Guard makes a daring rescue attempt off the coast of Cape Cod after a pair of oil tankers are destroyed during a blizzard in 1952.
Style: exciting, serious, realistic, scenic, tense ...
Audience: girls' night, boys' night
Plot: survival, natural disaster, ocean, disaster, courage, adventure, forces of nature, shipwreck, storm at sea, coast guard, daring rescue, sinking ship ...
Time: 20th century, year 1952, year 1951, 50s
Place: new england, massachusetts, england, usa
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The Passion of Ayn Rand (1999)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 104 min.
Story: The rather eccentric (especially in her thinking) author of "The Fountainhead" and "Atlas Shrugged" becomes involved with a much younger, and married man... to the dismay of those close to her.
Style: political, sexual, sentimental, touching, emotional ...
Plot: infidelity, philosopher, writers, individualism, russian woman, art, psychologist, couples, dancing, teacher, female writer, assertive woman ...
Time: 50s, 60s, 70s, 80s, 1940s
Place: california, los angeles, manhattan new york city, new york
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 7.0
 603
Shame (1988)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Asta Cadell, a lawyer traveling through the Australian Outback on holiday, stops in a small Western Australian town after her motorcycle breaks down and shacks up with Tim Curtis, the local mechanic, while fixing it. She then becomes involved in ...
Style: neo noir, suspense
Plot: rape of a girl, rape, societal hypocrisy, australian outback, biker, female protagonist, australian, gang, motorcycle, sergeant, stalker, toxic masculinity ...
Place: australia
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Assault on Devil's Island (1997)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 96 min.
Story: When one of Mike McBride's men goes rogue and takes a group of gymnasts hostage to Devil's Island in exchange for the return of drug lord Carlos Gallindo, the SEALS face their most perilous assignment yet.
Style: sexy, exciting, realistic, serious, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hostage, woman in danger, kidnapping, island, race against time, betrayal, dominant woman, woman hits a man, woman fights a man, graphic violence, tough heroes, criminal's revenge ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: caribbean, washington d.c., seattle, miami, france
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The Most Beautiful Girl in the World (2018)
Genre: Comedy, Music, Romance
Country: Germany
Duration: 102 min.
Story: 17-year-old Cyril is funny, smart and an all-round good guy. Just his somewhat overlarge nose spoils the picture. On a school trip to Berlin with Roxy, a stunning new classmate, Cyril is not the only one taken with her. Benno, the class Casanova has ...
Style: captivating, humorous, sincere, light, touching
Plot: high school life, school bully, teenage girl, teenage boy, romance, teenage love, friends, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, couples, misfit, love, little sister ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: berlin germany
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Office Christmas Party (2016)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA, India
Duration: 105 min.
Story: When his uptight CEO sister threatens to shut down his branch, the branch manager throws an epic Christmas party in order to land a big client and save the day, but the party gets way out of hand.
Style: funny, entertaining, absurd, humorous, feel good ...
Plot: christmas, christmas party, stupidity, wild party, party, holiday, ceo, debauchery, cocaine, workplace, office, farce ...
Time: future
Place: chicago illinois, new york
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The Art of Self-Defense (2019)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Casey is attacked at random on the street and enlists in a local dojo led by a charismatic and mysterious Sensei in an effort to learn how to defend himself. What he uncovers is a sinister world of fraternity, violence and hypermasculinity and a ...
Style: psychological, captivating, surprise ending, twist ending, weird
Plot: master warrior, conspiracy, dojo, female martial artist, accountant, martial arts, karate, gang leader, manipulative person, aggression, traumatized man, revenge ...
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Below Her Mouth (2016)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Canada
Duration: 94 min.
Story: An unexpected affair quickly escalates into a heart-stopping reality for two women whose passionate connection changes their lives forever.
Style: erotic, sexy, romantic, psychological, captivating ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: lesbian, lgbt, lesbian relationship, lesbian love, lesbian sex, erotica, lesbian couple, lesbianism, lesbian lover, lesbian romance, love affair, lesbian interest ...
Place: canada, toronto ontario canada
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 4.9
 1K
Side Effects (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: America! Built on a better pill. Karly Hert has spent the last ten years selling drugs. Legally, that is. Karly is a pharmaceutical sales representative. She sells pills to doctors. She makes lots of money. She has a company car. She has a nice fat ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, witty, humorous, clever
Plot: moral dilemma, public health, corporate crime, ambition, fighting the system, introspection, love affair, couples, society, romance, dishonesty, workplace ...
Time: contemporary
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 6.4
 220K
The Ugly Truth (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A romantically challenged morning show producer is reluctantly embroiled in a series of outrageous tests by her chauvinistic correspondent to prove his theories on relationships and help her find love. His clever ploys, however, lead to an ...
Style: romantic, feel good, sexy, funny, witty ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, date night, teens
Plot: romance, relationships, love story, opposites attract, battle of the sexes, love and romance, workplace, womanizer, looking for love, sex aid, bet, media ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: san francisco, los angeles, sacramento california
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 6.2
 49K
Sydney White (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A modern retelling of Snow White set against students in their freshman year of college in the greek system.
Style: feel good, humorous, funny, modern fairy tale, romantic ...
Audience: teens, chick flick, girls' night, family outing, kids
Plot: college, romance, sorority, popularity, rivalry, high school, student life, youth, fall in love, society, friendship, college life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: usa, san francisco, new jersey
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The Most Beautiful Wife (1970)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Based on the story of Franca Viola and Filippo Melodia. In Sicily, as a Mafia boss leaves for prison, he advises Vito, a young man who's his potential successor, to marry a virtuous and poor woman. Vito's eye settles on Francesca, only 15, ...
Plot: forced marriage, marriage, rape, mafia, police, women, italian mafia, erotica, seduction, boss, social change, dead animal ...
Time: 70s
Place: italy, sicily
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Cutthroat Island (1995)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy
Country: USA, Italy, Germany, France
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Morgan Adams and her slave, William Shaw, are on a quest to recover the three portions of a treasure map. Unfortunately, the final portion is held by her murderous uncle, Dawg. Her crew is skeptical of her leadership abilities, so she must complete ...
Style: exciting, breathtaking, humorous, light, semi serious ...
Audience: boys' night, kids
Plot: pirate, adventure, treasure hunt, pirate ship, swashbuckler, betrayal, female protagonist, sword fight, island, adventurer, ship, treasure map ...
Time: 17th century, 18th century
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 5.8
 11K
4.3.2.1 (2010)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Jo is chained down in a dead end supermarket job while all her friends are all out on their own separate adventures. But a chance encounter with some diamond thieves sends their separate worlds on a collision course with not only each other, but ...
Style: sexy, serious, exciting, clever, erotic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: lesbian, friends, diamonds, crime gone awry, unlikely criminals, disorder, heist, virginity, criminal gang, lesbian relationship, teenager, teenage sex ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: london, new york, europe, usa, england ...
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 7.2
 6K
Flack (2019)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Robyn, the sharp and witty publicity maven, is an expert at her craft but a complete self-saboteur when it comes to her personal life. Robyn’s work as a crisis PR strategist is fast-paced and unpredictable, as she counsels high-profile ...
Style: psychological, disturbing, captivating, humorous, sincere ...
Plot: sex scandal, female protagonist, rivalry, ambition, artists and showbiz, moral dilemma, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, friendship, disorder, society, adaptation, love ...
Time: contemporary
Place: london
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And God Created Woman (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: In this variation on director Vadim's own, more acclaimed Et Dieu Créa La Femme (1956, the same title in French), the vamp Robin Shea marries charming carpenter Billy Moran, only to get out of prison, but soon decides to seduce James Tiernan, ...
Style: sexy, humorous, realistic, intense, semi serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: prison, female protagonist, romance, femme fatale, love and romance, sexual relations, infidelity, couples, opposites attract, unlikely couple, rise to the top, love triangle ...
Time: 80s
Place: new jersey
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 5.8
 3K
Girl (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Andrea Marr is a bright, straight-A, mature, 18-year-old high school senior on the verge of womanhood who decides to abandon her sheltered, boring lifestyle and her bookish friend Darcy for a look into the local rock and roll scene as a groupie to ...
Style: realistic, touching, humorous, sentimental, sexy ...
Audience: teens, date night, girls' night
Plot: coming of age, high school, groupie, young lovers, musician's life, lifestyle, best friends, romance, teenage love, teenage life, music band, suburbs ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, seattle, portland oregon
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 5.1
 2K
Sweet 16 (1983)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A beautiful lonely girl named Melissa tries to make new friends from a town she's currently living in. The only problem is, each of the boys that she spends time with end up brutally murdered. Her sixteenth birthday is on the way, but Melissa ...
Style: slasher, serious, suspenseful, scary, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: murder, serial killer, female serial killer, investigation, teenage life, teenage girl, high school, dead teenager, suburban life, survival, small town, skinny dipping ...
Time: 80s
Place: texas, usa
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 5.6
 1K
Knots (2004)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A male-centric take on contemporary relationships, where three guy friends look for love and commitment.
Style: sexy, sex comedy, humorous, light, romantic ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: womanizer, love triangle, bisexual woman, lifestyle, love affair, adultery, infidelity, looking for sex, best friends, lgbtq, bisexual, sexual attraction ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new york, usa
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The Glitter Dome (1984)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Al Mackey and Marty are homicide cops in Hollywood and hot on the trail of the murderer of a movie mogul that was moonlighting by making child porno pictures. Willie is one of several suspects with motive, opportunity and the evil means to carry out ...
Style: surprise ending, twist ending, neo noir, porno movie
Plot: hollywood, police, flirting, swearing, psychological trauma, police interrogation, cameraman, vendetta, false confession, mental breakdown, father daughter relationship, halloween ...
Time: 80s
Place: los angeles
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Scream, Pretty Peggy (1973)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 74 min.
Story: A sculptor hires young college girls to take care of his elderly mother and his supposedly insane sister, both of whom live in the old family mansion with him.
Style: suspense, slasher, psychotronic, weird, psychological thriller
Plot: mental disorder, aging, sculptor, insane, female protagonist, college, missing sister, mansion, dark secret, old woman, murder, environmentalist ...
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 6.3
 312
Madeleine (2003)
Genre: Romance
Country: South Korea
Duration: 118 min.
Story: The story follows the lives of two girls living together and their separate love lives as they struggle to find and maintain their new relationships. The movie mainly focuses on pretty girl Lee Hee-Jin (Shin Min-a). Hee-Jin is a hair stylist working ...
Style: suspense, touching, romantic, exciting, contemplative
Plot: young adult, friendship, mother daughter relationship, fall in love, writers, grownups, jealousy, breakup, roommate, flashback, dating, neighbor neighbor relationship ...
Place: seoul
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The Last of the Mohicans (1992)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Romance, War
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: As the English and French soldiers battle for control of the American colonies in the 18th century, the settlers and native Americans are forced to take sides. Cora and her sister Alice unwittingly walk into trouble but are reluctantly saved by ...
Style: epic, exciting, sexy, visually appealing, realistic ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: native american, indians, army, wilderness, native americans, freedom, colonial america, american indian, american history, adventure, war, colonialism ...
Time: 18th century, georgian era, middle ages, 1930s
Place: england, usa
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 5.7
 114
Strange Love (1997)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 80 min.
TV show
Story: Two explorations of the Lolita complex. Sushiaki Karasawa, a young teacher at a Tokyo high school, becomes infatuated with Yoshida Chizuru, a 19-year-old student who appears in a shampoo commercial. She realizes he's attracted to her, so she ...
Style: erotic, seinen, ecchi
Plot: lgbt, hidden identity, high school life, basketball, model, high school, groupie, schoolgirl, teacher student relationship, jealousy, erotica, female nudity ...
Place: tokyo
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Promising Young Woman (2020)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: A young woman haunted by a tragedy in her past takes revenge on the predatory men unlucky enough to cross her path.
Style: suspenseful, suspense, realistic, disturbing, twist ending ...
Plot: revenge, medical school, rape and revenge, sexual predator, vengeance, crimes, violence, lust, bachelor party, feminist, oral sex, female protagonist ...
Place: ohio, new york
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