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, romantic, feel good and light films and TV shows about / with assertive woman, strong female character, strong female lead, mentor, chase, culture clash, betrayal, brutality, female protagonist and romance 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: My Summer Prince (2016), Shame (1988), Assault on Devil's Island (1997), Office Christmas Party (2016), The Art of Self-Defense (2019), Below Her Mouth (2016), Side Effects (2005), The Ugly Truth (2009), Sydney White (2007), The Most Beautiful Wife (1970).

List of assertive woman movies

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: sweet, touching, sincere, entertaining, visually appealing ...
Audience: chick flick, family outing, preschoolers, teens, pre-teens ...
Plot: christmas, grandfather granddaughter relationship, rise to the top, father daughter relationship, meaning of life, suprisingly clever, adventure, support, inventor, fight for justice, children, friends in love ...
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My Summer Prince (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 84 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: lyrical, feel good, romantic, entertaining, light
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: prince, royalty, public relations, unlikely couple, cinderella story, social differences, love story, male female relationship, fall in love, deception, culture clash, impersonating ...
Place: idaho
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 7.0
 484
Shame (1988)
Genre: 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: suspense
Plot: societal hypocrisy, rape, australian outback, one woman army, gang rape, strong female character, fight for justice, assault, missing person, gang violence, kidnapped, serial rapist ...
Time: quarry
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: realistic, serious, rough, exciting, sexy ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hostage, kidnapping, island, woman in danger, betrayal, danger, race against time, tough heroes, profanity, graphic violence, confined, heroes ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, frogman, 1990s
Place: caribbean, seattle, washington d.c., france, miami
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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 boy, teenage girl, teenage love, romance, couples, friends, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, misfit, teacher student relationship, female teacher ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: berlin germany
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Office Christmas Party (2016)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
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, absurd, humorous, entertaining, feel good ...
Plot: christmas party, stupidity, wild party, christmas, party, cocaine, plan, ceo, workplace, co worker co worker relationship, holiday, farce ...
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
Plot: karate, master warrior, dojo, conspiracy, fascist, beating, gang leader, accountant, female martial artist, martial arts, agoraphobia, manipulative person ...
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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
Plot: lesbian relationship, lesbian sex, lesbian, lesbian love, lesbianism, lesbian romance, lesbian couple, lgbt, erotica, lesbian lover, female orgasm, sexual desire ...
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: humorous, witty, semi serious, realistic, clever
Plot: moral dilemma, public health, introspection, corporate crimes, love affair, ambition, fighting the system, society, workplace, couples, boss and employee, obsession ...
Time: contemporary
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 6.4
 205K
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: sexy, feel good, witty, romantic, funny ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, girls' night, teens
Plot: opposites attract, romance, love and romance, womanizer, battle of the sexes, looking for love, workplace, relationships, love story, sex aid, teaching the ways of the world, media ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: san francisco, los angeles
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 6.2
 46K
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: modern fairy tale, humorous, feel good, light, semi serious ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: popularity, college, romance, student life, youth, sorority, college life, rivalry, fall in love, society, friendship, student ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 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, rape, mafia, marriage, strong female character, barracks, lawyer, desperation, father daughter relationship, shot to death, marriage proposal, arrogance ...
Time: 70s
Place: sicily, sicily italy, italy
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Cutthroat Island (1995)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy
Country: France, Italy, Germany, USA
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, semi serious, breathtaking, humorous, light ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: pirate, adventure, ocean or sea, battles, pirate ship, treasure hunt, rivalry, ship, map, danger, daring rescue, escapades ...
Time: 17th century, 1600s, 18th century
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 5.8
 10K
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: exciting, sexy, serious, clever, stylized ...
Audience: teens
Plot: friends, unlikely criminals, crime gone awry, heist, disorder, virginity, criminal gang, diamonds, abortion, crime, machismo, strong female presence ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, london, england, europe, usa ...
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 7.0
 3K
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: humorous, psychological, sincere, captivating, disturbing
Plot: sex scandal, female boss, female protagonist, artists and showbiz, ambition, rivalry, moral dilemma, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, disorder, adaptation, friendship, society ...
Time: contemporary
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And God Created Woman (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 100 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: realistic, semi serious, humorous, sexy, intense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: prison, love and romance, femme fatale, sexual relations, dangerous attraction, love triangle, fall in love, couples, opposites attract, rise to the top, unlikely couple, romance ...
Time: 80s
Place: new jersey
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 5.9
 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: touching, realistic, humorous, sentimental, sexual ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, date night
Plot: high school, coming of age, groupie, young lovers, best friends, lifestyle, romance, musician's life, teenage life, teenage love, music band, suburbs ...
Time: 90s
Place: seattle, usa
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 5.2
 2K
Sweet 16 (1983)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 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: suspenseful, serious, realistic, scary, rough ...
Audience: teens
Plot: murder, investigation, serial killer, teenage life, gory, deadly, slasher, small town, female serial killer, teenage girl, parents and children, youth ...
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, humorous, light, romantic, realistic ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: womanizer, lifestyle, love affair, infidelity, looking for sex, best friends, lust, love triangle, bisexual woman, adultery, couple relations, love and romance ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, new york
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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: porno movie, twist ending
Plot: hollywood, police, father daughter relationship, police interrogation, homicide detective, security guard killed, undercover cop, prostitute, leather jacket, gay, cameraman, watching a movie ...
Time: 80s
Place: los angeles
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 7.1
 61K
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: psychological, disturbing, intense, stylized, enigmatic ...
Plot: rape, sexual abuse, video game, death of father, strong female character, older woman younger man relationship, dark past, violence against a woman, ex husband ex wife relationship, violence against women, female protagonist, obsession ...
Time: 2010s
Place: france, paris france
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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: psychological thriller, psychotronic
Plot: sculptor, insane, female alcoholic, knife murder, assertive woman, missing sister, old woman, female student, environmentalist, housekeeper, female protagonist, dark secret ...
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 6.4
 289
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: touching, contemplative, suspense, exciting
Plot: friendship, young adult, fall in love, grownups, writers, mother daughter relationship, reunion, jealousy, falling in love, rock band, assertive woman, vocalist ...
Place: seoul
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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, stylized, suspenseful, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night
Plot: survival, natural disaster, storm at sea, adventure, ocean, forces of nature, courage, coast guard, rescue mission, daring rescue, danger, sinking ship ...
Time: 50s, 1950s, 20th century, year 1952, year 1951
Place: new england, usa, massachusetts, england
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 7.2
 27K
Secretariat (2010)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Family, History, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 123 min.
Story: Housewife and mother Penny Chenery agrees to take over her ailing father's Virginia-based Meadow Stables, despite her lack of horse-racing knowledge. Against all odds, Chenery - with the help of veteran trainer Lucien Laurin - manages to ...
Style: sentimental, inspirational, touching, emotional, uplifting ...
Plot: horse, horse race, against the odds, sport, underdog, animal training, rise to the top, horse ranch, follow your dream, contests and competitions, ambition, family relations ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: usa, california
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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: sexual, emotional, touching, sentimental, sexy ...
Plot: couples, love triangle, psychologist, infidelity, russian woman, writers, philosopher, older woman younger man relationship, romance, society, crumbling marriage, lifestyle ...
Time: 50s, 60s, 70s, 80s, 1960s ...
Place: california, los angeles, new york, manhattan new york city
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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, emotional, serious, touching ...
Plot: native american, freedom, army, adventure, forbidden love, wilderness, woman in danger, vengeance, native americans, father daughter relationship, french, massacre ...
Time: 18th century, georgian era, 1700s, 1930s
Place: usa, england
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 5.8
 88
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, ecchi
Plot: high school, model, female nudity, erotica, swimsuit, jealousy, satire, dream, groping, lesbianism, rock paper scissors, lesbian relationship ...
Place: tokyo
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Atlas Shrugged II: The Strike (2012)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: The global economy is on the brink of collapse. Brilliant creators, from artists to industrialists, continue to mysteriously disappear. Unemployment has risen to 24%. Gas is now $42 per gallon. Dagny Taggart, Vice President in Charge of Operations ...
Style: captivating, thought provoking, serious, philosophical, twists and turns ...
Plot: fighting the system, ambition, rebellion, visionary, radical, idealism, rebelliousness, lifestyle, politics, workplace, political corruption, human spirit ...
Time: future
Place: usa
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