Trailblazer movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant trailblazer movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, serious, inspirational, thought provoking, captivating and sexy films and TV shows about / with trailblazer, woman, women, female protagonist, storytelling, husband wife relationship, mentor, love, death and strong female lead plots mostly in Drama, Biography and Romance genres shot in USA, UK, France and other countries.
trailblazer movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as trailblazer: Bonnie and Clyde (1967), Norma Rae (1979), Florence Nightingale (1985), Gorillas in the Mist (1988), The Josephine Baker Story (1991), Boys Don't Cry (1999), Introducing Dorothy Dandridge (1999), Domino (2005), Coco Before Chanel (2009), Amelia (2009).

List of trailblazer movies

Bonnie and Clyde (1967)
Genre: Action, Biography, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Bonnie and Clyde is based on the true stories of the gangster pair Bonnie Parker and Clyde Barrow who in the 1930s began robbing banks in U.S. cities until they were eventually killed. The film is a major landmark in the aesthetic movement known as ...
Style: road movie, controversial, suspenseful, disturbing, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night, chick flick
Plot: lovers on the run, heist, gang, bank robbery, fugitives, gangsters, murderous pair, woman with a gun, chase, criminal heroes, on the road, love and romance ...
Time: 1930s, 60s, 20th century
Place: texas, oklahoma, missouri, usa, iowa ...
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Norma Rae (1979)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Norma Rae is a southern textile worker employed in a factory with intolerable working conditions. This concern about the situation gives her the gumption to be the key associate to a visiting labor union organizer. Together, they undertake the ...
Style: inspirational, political, touching, feel good, light ...
Plot: labor union, working class, women, small town, courage, business, whistleblower, fighting the system, social change, american politics, feminist, workplace ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: alabama, usa
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Florence Nightingale (1985)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Family, Romance, War
Country: UK
Duration: 140 min.
Story: This is the fact-based story of an aristocratic woman who defies Victorian society to reform hospital sanitation and to define the nursing profession as it is known today. After volunteering to travel to Scutari to care for the wounded soldiers, who ...
Style: inspirational, feminist film, realistic, serious, captivating ...
Plot: trailblazer, medicine, nursing, soldier, hospital, reform, hopes, idealism, human spirit, military, heroes, war ...
Time: victorian era, 19th century, 1850s, 1840s
Place: england, europe, turkey
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Gorillas in the Mist (1988)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 129 min.
Story: The story of Dian Fossey, a scientist who came to Africa to study the vanishing mountain gorillas, and later fought to protect them.
Style: sincere, touching, inspirational, captivating, sexy ...
Audience: kids, girls' night
Plot: gorilla, jungle, animals, environmental, extinction, environmentalism, human spirit, nature, hunting, life & death, brutality, scientist ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, year 1966
Place: africa, congo, rwanda
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The Josephine Baker Story (1991)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Music, Romance
Country: USA, UK, Hungary
Duration: 130 min.
Story: Biography of the African-American who became a major performer in the Paris cabarets of the 1920's and 1930's. The film follows her life beginning as a struggling performer in 1917 St. Louis, her frustrations leading to her move to France, ...
Style: captivating, uplifting, realistic, emotional, feminist film ...
Plot: racism, vaudeville, showbiz, cabaret, lifestyle, rising to stardom, african american, performer, ambition, human spirit, follow your dream, artists and showbiz ...
Time: 1930s, victorian era, 1920s, 1910s, 70s ...
Place: france, paris france, missouri, europe, usa ...
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The Messenger: The Story of Joan of Arc (1999)
Genre: Adventure, Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: France, Czech Republic, USA
Duration: 148 min.
Story: In 1429 a teenage girl from a remote French village stood before her King with a message she claimed came from God; that she would defeat the world's greatest army and liberate her country from its political and religious turmoil. Following her ...
Style: epic, captivating, realistic, factual, sexy ...
Plot: medieval, religion, war, battles, joan of arc, god, courage, politics, heroic mission, heresy, burned at the stake, betrayal ...
Time: 15th century, middle ages
Place: france, england, new orleans, europe, paris france
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Boys Don't Cry (1999)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Female born, Teena Brandon adopts his male identity of Brandon Teena and attempts to find himself and love in Nebraska.
Style: bleak, disturbing, touching, thought provoking, sad ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, teen drama
Plot: gender, transsexual, lesbian, rape, sexuality, small town, brutality, gay slur, violence, prejudice, hidden identity, lesbian love ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: nebraska, usa
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Introducing Dorothy Dandridge (1999)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: An acclaimed stage performer, Dorothy still struggled with the challenge of her color, in a time that wouldn't let some stars in by the front door. Yet against the odds she beat out many more famous rivals for the role of "Carmen ...
Style: thought provoking, captivating, realistic, serious, emotional ...
Plot: racism, hollywood, women, rape, african american, sexual abuse, interracial romance, trailblazer, women of color, women's rights, black history, female musician ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 50s, 1940s
Place: usa, manhattan new york city, miami beach, los angeles, new york ...
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Domino (2005)
Genre: Action, Biography, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, UK, France
Duration: 127 min.
Story: The daughter of actor, Laurence Harvey turns away from her career as a Ford model to become a bounty hunter.
Style: stylized, surreal, harsh, bad ending, intense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: lifestyle, nude, strong female character, fbi, violence, gangsters, twists and turns, mentor, drugs, reality, bounty hunter, strong female lead ...
Time: 21st century
Place: los angeles, las vegas, usa, afghanistan
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Coco Before Chanel (2009)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 105 min.
Story: 2009 biopic about the early life of Coco Chanel. Several years after leaving the orphanage, to which her father never returned for her, Gabrielle Chanel finds herself working in a provincial bar both. She's both a seamstress for the performers ...
Style: stylized, sexy, factual, inspirational, atmospheric ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, date night, teens
Plot: fashion, rags to riches, high society, rise to the top, women, dressmaker, fashion designer, social climbing, feminist, designer, feminism, creativity ...
Time: 19th century, 1920s, 50s, edwardian era, 1910s ...
Place: paris france, france, new jersey, england, canada ...
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Amelia (2009)
Genre: Adventure, Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 111 min.
Story: A look at the life of legendary American pilot Amelia Earhart, who disappeared while flying over the Pacific Ocean in 1937 in an attempt to make a flight around the world.
Style: factual, serious, stylized, sentimental, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: airplane, female pilot, aviation, women, ambition, depression, flying, unlikely friendships, self fulfillment, follow your dream, lifestyle, adventurer ...
Time: 20th century, 1930s, year 1935, year 1934, year 1932 ...
Place: usa, indiana, atlantic ocean, africa, ireland ...
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Julie & Julia (2009)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 123 min.
Story: Julia Child and Julie Powell – both of whom wrote memoirs – find their lives intertwined. Though separated by time and space, both women are at loose ends... until they discover that with the right combination of passion, fearlessness and ...
Style: feel good, inspirational, sweet, light, touching ...
Audience: chick flick, teens, girls' night, date night
Plot: cooking, cooking and food, food, chef, self fulfillment, women, love, lifestyle, cookbook, couple relations, blogger, mentor ...
Time: 1940s, 50s, 60s, 20th century, post world war two ...
Place: paris france, new york, france, europe, manhattan new york city ...
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Agora (2009)
Genre: Adventure, Biography, Drama, History, Romance
Country: Spain, Malta, Bulgaria
Duration: 127 min.
Story: A historical drama set in Roman Egypt, concerning philosopher Hypatia of Alexandria and her relationship with her slave Davus, who is torn between his love for her and the possibility of gaining his freedom by joining the rising tide of Christianity.
Style: epic, emotional, philosophical, sincere, intellectual ...
Plot: ancient history, impossible love, roman empire, mathematics, political unrest, atheism, medieval, antiquity, historical character, religions or cults, master and servant, religion ...
Time: 5th century, middle ages
Place: ancient greece, egypt, alexandria egypt, rome italy, iberian peninsula ...
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Temple Grandin (2010)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A biopic of Temple Grandin, an autistic woman who has become one of top scientists in humane livestock handling.
Style: touching, sincere, inspirational, compassionate, feel good ...
Audience: kids
Plot: autism, human spirit, disability, scientist, teacher, female protagonist, against the odds, mother daughter relationship, inventor, psychology, ambition, mental illness ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 50s, 70s, year 1951 ...
Place: new hampshire, boston, usa, arizona, harvard university
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A Dangerous Method (2011)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: UK, Germany, Canada, USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Seduced by the challenge of an impossible case, the driven Dr. Carl Jung takes the unbalanced yet beautiful Sabina Spielrein as his patient. Jung’s weapon is the method of his master, the renowned Sigmund Freud. Both men fall under Sabina’s ...
Style: psychological, philosophical, sexy, sexual, intellectual ...
Plot: mental illness, psychology, psychiatrist, historical character, introspection, psychoanalysis, s&m, psychologist, mentally unstable, sexual perversion, infidelity, insanity ...
Time: 20th century, victorian era, 19th century, 1930s, 1910s ...
Place: canada, switzerland, europe, austria, zurich switzerland ...
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Battle for Sevastopol (2015)
Genre: Action, Biography, Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: Ukraine, Russia
Duration: 110 min.
Story: The breakout of the war shatters the world of a young student, Lyudmila Pavlichenko, forcing her to enlist in the army in 1941. The maiden turns out to be a natural-born sniper, her impressive skill and prowess make her stand out among men and women ...
Style: dramatic, realistic, rough, disturbing, serious ...
Plot: sniper, world war two, female soldier, female protagonist, nazi, wartime, war, wartime life, enemy, strong female lead, battlefield, great patriotic war ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century
Place: ussr, ukraine, usa, chicago illinois, russia
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Harriet (2019)
Genre: Action, Biography, Drama, History
Country: China, USA
Duration: 125 min.
Story: The story of Harriet Tubman, who helped free hundreds of slaves from the South after escaping from slavery herself in 1849.
Style: thought provoking, tense, enigmatic, psychological, political ...
Plot: african american, slavery, american civil war, female protagonist, women, black history, freedom, black woman, fear, female warrior, woman, christian ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era
Place: southern usa, baltimore, philadelphia, pennsylvania, maryland ...
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On the Basis of Sex (2018)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA, China, Canada
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Young lawyer Ruth Bader Ginsburg teams with her husband Marty to bring a groundbreaking case before the U.S. Court of Appeals and overturn a century of gender discrimination.
Style: clever, thought provoking, inspirational, captivating, motivational ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, boys' night
Plot: lawyer, marriage, female lawyer, courtroom, women's rights, human rights, husband wife relationship, teacher, supreme court, equality, misogyny, women ...
Time: 50s, 70s, year 1956, year 1963, 60s ...
Place: usa, denver colorado, new york
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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, motivational, sincere, touching, factual ...
Audience: girls' night, kids, teens, chick flick
Plot: racism, mathematics, nasa, prejudice, african american, space program, stereotypes, scientist, sexism, discrimination, strong female character, african american woman ...
Time: 60s, year 1961, 50s, year 1962, 20th century
Place: langley virginia, virginia, usa
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Being the Ricardos (2021)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 131 min.
Story: Lucille Ball and Desi Arnaz face a crisis that could end their careers and another that could end their marriage.
Style: satirical
Plot: hollywood, marriage, trailblazer, writers, post war, friendship, women, journalism, isolation, art, love, adultery ...
Time: 50s, year 1952, year 1960
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Mary Magdalene (2018)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: UK, Australia, USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Set in the Holy Land in the first century C.E., a young woman leaves her small fishing village and traditional family behind to join a radical new social movement. At its head is a charismatic leader, Jesus of Nazareth, who promises that the world ...
Style: biblical, captivating, disturbing, sincere, thought provoking ...
Plot: religion, faith, baptism, christian, belief, jesus, apostle, resurrection, treason, religious, superstition, love ...
Time: 1st century, biblical epic, 1930s
Place: jerusalem, xian
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The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks (2017)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: An African-American woman becomes an unwitting pioneer for medical breakthroughs when her cells are used to create the first immortal human cell line in the early 1950s.
Style: psychological, disturbing, suspenseful, tense, captivating ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: biology, medical research, women, research, genetics, fight, death, scientific experiment, medical experiment, experimental technology, genetic experiment, life is a bitch ...
Time: 50s, 90s, 2000s, 1940s
Place: north carolina, baltimore
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Radioactive (2019)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, France, USA, China, Hungary
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Tells the story of Nobel Prize winner Marie Curie and her extraordinary scientific discoveries — through the prism of her marriage to husband Pierre — and the seismic and transformative effects their discovery of radium had on the 20th century.
Style: emotional, harsh, serious, realistic, intellectual ...
Audience: boys' night, chick flick
Plot: scientist, nuclear, chemistry, nobel prize, science, radioactivity, scientific research, physicist, physics, genius, backfire, scientific discovery ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, year 1957, year 1934, year 1961 ...
Place: chernobyl, europe, poland, paris france, sweden ...
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The Post (2017)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Thriller, War
Country: USA, UK, India
Duration: 116 min.
Story: A cover-up that spanned four U.S. Presidents pushed the country's first female newspaper publisher and a hard-driving editor to join an unprecedented battle between journalist and government. Inspired by true events.
Style: political, tense, inspirational, thought provoking, factual ...
Plot: journalism, expose, newspaper office, newspaper, cover up, truth, lie, wartime, journalist, freedom of the press, u.s. government, new york times ...
Time: 70s, year 1965, year 1971, year 1966, year 1949 ...
Place: washington d.c., usa, vietnam
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Marie (1985)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: A single mother takes a job with the government where she is confronted with corruption.
Style: political, realistic, serious, thought provoking, talky ...
Plot: political corruption, women, girl, corruption, fighting the system, politics, graphic violence, power relations, idealism, rivalry, uncover truth, legal ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: tennessee, nashville tennessee
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BlacKkKlansman (2018)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA, China
Duration: 135 min.
Story: Ron Stallworth, an African-American police officer from Colorado, successfully manages to infiltrate the local Ku Klux Klan and become the head of the local chapter.
Style: inspirational, semi serious, captivating, factual, thought provoking ...
Plot: racism, african american, ku klux klan, undercover cop, white supremacy, racial slur, racist cop, black cop, racist, activist, black american, arrest ...
Time: 70s, year 2017, year 1972, 20th century
Place: usa, colorado, africa
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Sex, Lies, and Videotape (1989)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A sexually repressed woman's husband is having an affair with her sister. The arrival of a visitor with a rather unusual fetish changes everything.
Style: sexy, controversial, art house, talky, psychological ...
Audience: adult
Plot: sex, voyeurism, infidelity, adultery, husband wife relationship, therapist, sexuality, impotence, sister sister relationship, brother in law sister in law relationship, affair, voyeur ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: california, los angeles, usa
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Everything You Always Wanted to Know About Sex * But Were Afraid to Ask (1972)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A collection of seven vignettes, which each address a question concerning human sexuality.
Style: surreal, sex comedy, parody, funny, absurd ...
Audience: adult
Plot: zoophilia, satire, sex, mad scientist, surrealism, doctors, sex scene, bestiality, farce, sheep, transsexuality, looking for sex ...
Time: 60s, 70s
Place: new york
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The Deep (1977)
Genre: Adventure, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 123 min.
Story: A pair of young vacationers are involved in a dangerous conflict with treasure hunters when they discover a way into a deadly wreck in Bermuda waters...
Style: suspenseful, exciting, tense, scenic, sexy ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: shark, ocean, treasure hunt, shipwreck, diving, scuba diving, survival, suspense, chase, sea, see through clothes, mafia ...
Time: 18th century
Place: haiti, caribbean
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Blow-Up (1966)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, Italy
Duration: 111 min.
Story: A successful mod photographer in London whose world is bounded by fashion, pop music, marijuana, and easy sex, feels his life is boring and despairing. But in the course of a single day he accidentally captures on film the commission of a murder. ...
Style: surreal, cerebral, art house, stylized, erotic ...
Plot: photographer, voyeurism, fashion, murder witness, fashion photographer, cover up, sex, art, corpse, surveillance, fashion model, free love ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: london, england, europe, paris france
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