Tough girl movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant tough girl movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out exciting, entertaining, suspenseful, suspense, serious and surprise ending films and TV shows about / with tough girl, violence, danger, martial arts, chase, murder, heroes, explosion, rivalry and female warrior plots mostly in Action, Adventure and Sci-Fi genres shot in USA, UK, Mexico and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as tough girl: Lucy (2014), Xena: Warrior Princess (1995), Banshee (2013), Kite (2014), Miss Congeniality (2000), Agent Carter (2015), Catwoman (2004), Barely Lethal (2015), Tomb Raider (2018), Vixen (2015).

List of tough girl movies

Lucy (2014)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: France, Taiwan, Germany
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A woman, accidentally caught in a dark deal, turns the tables on her captors and transforms into a merciless warrior evolved beyond human logic.
Style: exciting, futuristic, serious, surreal, entertaining ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: superhuman powers, intelligence, supernatural ability, supernatural, imaginary, escapades, tough girl, telepathy, mind control, betrayal, transformation, super computer ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, future
Place: taiwan, paris france, rome italy, berlin germany
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Xena: Warrior Princess (1995)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA, New Zealand
Duration: 45 min.
Story: Xena: Warrior Princess is an American–New Zealand supernatural fantasy adventure series that aired in syndication from September 4, 1995 until June 18, 2001. The series was created in 1995 by writer-director-producer Robert Tapert under his ...
Style: exciting, entertaining, feel good, captivating, semi serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: feminism, legends and myths, friendship, adventure, good versus evil, female warrior, ancient, sword fight, danger, tough girl, mythical creature, roman empire ...
Time: ancient history
Place: greece, europe, egypt, china, india ...
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Banshee (2013)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Banshee is an American drama television series set in a small town in Pennsylvania Amish country and features an enigmatic ex-con posing as a murdered sheriff who imposes his own brand of justice while also cooking up plans that serve his own ...
Style: serious, exciting, suspenseful, sexy, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: sheriff, cons and scams, tough heroes, small town, organized crime, crime, ex convict, shooting, crimes, strong sexual content, female nudity, mob boss ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, pennsylvania
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Kite (2014)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA, Mexico
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Based on the groundbreaking, cult classic anime, KITE tells the story of Sawa, a young woman living in a corrupt society where crime and gangs terrorize the streets. When Sawa's mother and policeman father are found victims of a grisly double ...
Style: serious, exciting, rough, suspenseful, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: violence, drugs/alcohol, vengeance, young heroes, girls with guns, vigilantism, tough girl, female killer, haunted by the past, betrayal, organized crime, kidnapping ...
Time: near future, 21st century
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Miss Congeniality (2000)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: When the local FBI office receives a letter from a terrorist known only as 'The Citizen', it's quickly determined that he's planning his next act at the Miss America beauty pageant. Because tough-as-nails Gracie Hart is the only ...
Style: feel good, humorous, funny, light, entertaining ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: special agents, working undercover, fish out of water, beauty pageant, investigation, undercover agent, save the day, beauty queen, friendship between girls, contests and competitions, tough girl, fbi ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 2000s, year 1982
Place: texas, usa, new jersey, manhattan new york city, hawaii
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Agent Carter (2015)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
Story: It's 1946, and peace has dealt Peggy Carter a serious blow as she finds herself marginalized when the men return home from fighting abroad. Working for the covert SSR (Strategic Scientific Reserve), Peggy must balance doing administrative work ...
Style: suspenseful, semi serious, exciting, tense, captivating
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: secret agents, undercover, special agents, hand to hand combat, adventure, female agent, tough girl, danger, escapades, government agency, investigation, friendship ...
Time: 1940s, 40s, 20th century, year 1946
Place: usa, new york
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Catwoman (2004)
Genre: Action, Crime, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Liquidated after discovering a corporate conspiracy, mild-mannered graphic artist Patience Phillips washes up on an island, where she's resurrected and endowed with the prowess of a cat -- and she's eager to use her new skills ... as a ...
Style: exciting, tense, serious, captivating, suspense ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: superhero, vigilantism, superhuman powers, uncover truth, righting the wronged, masked superhero, supernatural, crimes, vengeance, evil corporation, vigilante, one woman army ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
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Barely Lethal (2015)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A 16-year-old international assassin yearning for a "normal" adolescence fakes her own death and enrolls as a senior in a suburban high school. She quickly learns that being popular can be more painful than getting water-boarded.
Style: exciting, humorous, not serious, ironic, realistic ...
Audience: teens, chick flick
Plot: high school, high school life, secret agents, teenage life, youth, undercover, hidden identity, friends, danger, teenager, adolescence, starting over ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, chechnya, moscow russia, berlin germany
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Tomb Raider (2018)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Lara Croft, the fiercely independent daughter of a missing adventurer, must push herself beyond her limits when she finds herself on the island where her father disappeared.
Style: suspense, exciting, surprise ending, captivating, entertaining ...
Plot: chase, courage, island, peril, missing person, jungle, survival, rescue, female fighter, father daughter relationship, female protagonist, secret ...
Time: 2010s, 2000s
Place: hong kong, mine
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Vixen (2015)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 5 min.
Story: Originally from Africa, Mari McGabe's parents were killed by local greed, corruption and wanton violence.But the orphaned Marl refuses to succumb to the terrors surrounding her. Inheriting her family's Tantu Totem, Mari can access the ...
Style: exciting, serious, tense, captivating, suspense
Audience: teens
Plot: superheroine, fighting crime, masked superhero, supernatural ability, escapades, crimes, rivalry, female protagonist, tough girl, martial arts, necklace, good versus evil ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: usa, africa
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Taking Lives (2004)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Recruited to assist Montreal police in their desperate search for a serial killer who assumes the identities of his victims, FBI profiler Illeana Scott knows it's only a matter of time before the killer strikes again. Her most promising lead is ...
Style: suspenseful, suspense, tense, intense, serious ...
Plot: serial killer, police investigation, psychopath, dangerous attraction, undercover agent, fatal attraction, fake identity, psychological thriller, witness, mistaken identity, murder investigation, fbi ...
Time: 2000s, contemporary, 21st century, year 2004, year 1983
Place: usa, canada, montreal quebec, pennsylvania, montreal
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Golden Kamuy (2018)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
Story: Saichi Sugimoto is a tough soldier who participates in the Russo-Japanese War and who earned the nickname "Sugimoto the Immortal." Honors in combat are of little use to him when he is expelled from the army for a certain incident, but he ...
Style: comic, exciting, entertaining, semi documentary, semi serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: escapades, tough girl, treasure hunt, violence, adventure, criminal, gold, japanese culture, hunting, survival, gunfight, ex soldier
Time: 1910s
Place: japan
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Come Drink with Me (1966)
Genre: Action, Crime
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Cheng Pei-pei plays Golden Swallow, a fighter-for-hire who has been contracted by the local government to retrieve the governor's kidnapped son. Holding him is a group of rebels who are demanding that their leader be released from prison in ...
Style: serious, exciting, stylized
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, martial arts, kung fu master, kung fu, monastery, forest, tough girl, waterfall, fistfight, murder, blood, gore ...
Place: asia, china
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Critical Mass (2001)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Jeffers works security at a nuclear power plant. The plant is being decommissioned, and a politician is touring the plant and videotaping his comments regarding the closing. A terrorist group led by Samson gets inside the gates, with their ultimate ...
Style: semi serious, suspense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: bomb, hostile takeover, rescue, terrorist, terrorist group, tough girl, terrorism, hostages, race against time, save the day, chases and races, confined ...
Time: 90s
Place: california, usa
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Joshua (1976)
Genre: Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A black soldier returns from fighting for the Union in the Civil War only to find out that his mother has been murdered by a gang of white thugs. He becomes a bounty hunter, determined to track down and kill the men who killed his mother.
Style: serious, rough, psychological, realistic, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: tough girl, crimes, old west, rivalry, gang, lone wolves, good versus evil, vengeance, vigilantism, kidnapping, confined, deadly ...
Time: 19th century
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Sicario (2015)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Mexico
Duration: 121 min.
Story: A young female FBI agent joins a secret CIA operation to take down a Mexican cartel boss, a job that ends up pushing her ethical and moral values to the limit.
Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious, suspense, surprise ending ...
Plot: murder, death of daughter, drug dealing, moral dilemma, cia, fbi, night vision, death of wife, tunnel, tough girl, crime, soccer ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: mexico, texas, usa, arizona, tucson arizona ...
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Jackie Chan Adventures (2000)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, Hong Kong
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Jackie Chan Adventures is an American animated television series chronicling the adventures of a fictionalized version of action film star Jackie Chan. Many of the episodes contain references to Chan's actual works. This series ran on ...
Style: humorous, exciting, tense, entertaining, colourful ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids, boys' night
Plot: martial arts, adventure, good versus evil, archaeologist, uncle niece relationship, danger, heroes, heroic mission, family, save the day, curses spells and rituals, escapades ...
Time: contemporary
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Guardians of the Galaxy (2014)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Light years from Earth, 26 years after being abducted, Peter Quill finds himself the prime target of a manhunt after discovering an orb wanted by Ronan the Accuser.
Style: humorous, exciting, futuristic, captivating, suspense ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: outer space, spacecraft, save the world, good versus evil, space travel, adventure, superhero, space and aliens, team, unlikely partners, danger, heroes ...
Time: future, 2010s
Place: usa, missouri
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Avengers: Age of Ultron (2015)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 141 min.
Story: When Tony Stark tries to jumpstart a dormant peacekeeping program, things go awry and Earth’s Mightiest Heroes are put to the ultimate test as the fate of the planet hangs in the balance. As the villainous Ultron emerges, it is up to The Avengers ...
Style: exciting, stylized, suspenseful, captivating, semi serious ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: superhero, superhuman powers, man versus machine, superhero team, good versus evil, save the world, imaginary, supernatural ability, master villain, a.i., androids and robots, tough girl ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, future
Place: usa, oslo norway, eastern europe, africa
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Rogue One: A Star Wars Story (2016)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 133 min.
Story: A rogue band of resistance fighters unite for a mission to steal the Death Star plans and bring a new hope to the galaxy.
Style: epic, suspense, tragic ending, dark, futuristic ...
Plot: space travel, space opera, rebellion, rebel, space battle, suicide mission, female protagonist, spacecraft, robot, blind man, against the odds, war ...
Time: future
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Suicide Squad (2016)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 123 min.
Story: From DC Comics comes the Suicide Squad, an antihero team of incarcerated supervillains who act as deniable assets for the United States government, undertaking high-risk black ops missions in exchange for commuted prison sentences.
Style: entertaining, absurd, comic, intense, surprise ending ...
Plot: superhero, secret mission, dark hero, transformation, adventure, revenge, villain turns good, comics, batman, fight scenes, insanity, mission ...
Time: 2010s
Place: pentagon, washington d.c., usa, louisiana
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Aquaman (2018)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Australia, USA
Duration: 143 min.
Story: Arthur Curry learns that he is the heir to the underwater kingdom of Atlantis, and must step forward to lead his people and to be a hero to the world.
Style: exciting, epic, twists and turns, entertaining, colourful ...
Plot: superhero, ocean, supernatural power, rescue, underwater, warrior, atlantis, army, superhuman powers, sword fight, father son relationship, demi god ...
Time: year 1985, 2010s, 1990s
Place: atlantic ocean, sicily italy, maine, italy
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The Sorcerer's Apprentice (2010)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Balthazar Blake is a master sorcerer in modern-day Manhattan trying to defend the city from his arch-nemesis, Maxim Horvath. Balthazar can't do it alone, so he recruits Dave Stutler, a seemingly average guy who demonstrates hidden potential, as ...
Style: exciting, humorous, stylized, entertaining, fairy tale ...
Audience: family outing, teens, pre-teens, kids
Plot: good versus evil, witch, training, wizards and magicians, apprentice, adventure, magical, dragon, supernatural ability, chosen one, curses spells and rituals, magic ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2010, 2000s, 2010s ...
Place: new york, usa, egypt, britain, india ...
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Mad Max: Fury Road (2015)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Australia, USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: An apocalyptic story set in the furthest reaches of our planet, in a stark desert landscape where humanity is broken, and most everyone is crazed fighting for the necessities of life. Within this world exist two rebels on the run who just might be ...
Style: exciting, suspense, bleak, futuristic, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: future dystopia, chase, survival, apocalypse, dark hero, desert, danger, dark future, post apocalyptic, chases and races, insanity, female warrior ...
Time: future
Place: australia
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The Well (2019)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, USA, Sweden
Story: An injured woman trapped in a deep well must outsmart a manipulative stranger with keys to her dark past to save her daughter from a terrifying ordeal.
Style: suspense
Plot: trapped, dark past, strong female lead, tough girl, female warrior, secret room, haunted by the past, strong female character, neo noir, hidden truth, psychological manipulation, cat and mouse ...
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The Shallows (2016)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: An injured surfer stranded on a buoy needs to get back to shore, but the great white shark stalking her might have other ideas.
Style: suspense, tense, exciting, suspenseful, surprise ending ...
Plot: survival, trapped, island, shark, surfing, ocean, death, shark attack, strong female character, stranded, eaten alive, great white shark ...
Place: mexico, tijuana mexico, australia, texas
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Star Trek Beyond (2016)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, China, United Arab Emirates, Canada
Duration: 122 min.
Story: The USS Enterprise crew explores the furthest reaches of uncharted space, where they encounter a mysterious new enemy who puts them and everything the Federation stands for to the test.
Style: futuristic, exciting, entertaining, cerebral, melancholic ...
Plot: star trek, space opera, stranded, space travel, alien, chase, teleportation, motorcycle, revenge, transformation, vengeance, good versus evil ...
Time: 23rd century, future
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The Hunger Games (2012)
Genre: Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 142 min.
Story: Every year in the ruins of what was once North America, the nation of Panem forces each of its twelve districts to send a teenage boy and girl to compete in the Hunger Games. Part twisted entertainment, part government intimidation tactic, the ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, futuristic, disturbing, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: survival, contests and competitions, young heroes, future dystopia, against the odds, killings, death, danger, rivalry, heroes, youth, moral dilemma ...
Time: future
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Alien (1979)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: During its return to the earth, commercial spaceship Nostromo intercepts a distress signal from a distant planet. When a three-member team of the crew discovers a chamber containing thousands of eggs on the planet, a creature inside one of the eggs ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, suspense, captivating, futuristic ...
Plot: spacecraft, space travel, evil alien, space and aliens, deadly creature, outer space, alien encounter, alien, survival, scientist, monster, alien invasion ...
Time: future, 22nd century
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Dredd (2012)
Genre: Action, Crime, Sci-Fi
Country: UK, South Africa, USA, India
Duration: 95 min.
Story: In the future, America is a dystopian wasteland. The latest scourge is Ma-Ma, a prostitute-turned-drug pusher with a dangerous new drug and aims to take over the city. The only possibility of stopping her is an elite group of urban police called ...
Style: futuristic, exciting, suspenseful, intense, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: tough law enforcer, drug lord, judge, survival, justice, corruption, police, neo noir, gunfight, rivalry, criminal, one man army ...
Time: future
Place: usa, america
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