Films about women's rights

Films about women's rights
List of the best films about women's rights according to the audience: Lizzie, Moxie, Unplanned, Cruella, No Men Beyond This Point, Little Women, On the Basis of Sex, Enola Holmes, Battle of the Sexes, If These Walls Could Talk.

In the top there are new films of 2021, a plot description and trailers for films that have already been released.

Genre
Country
Lizzie (2018)
Markimdb: 5.8
Genrethriller, drama, crime, detective, biography
CountryUSA
Duration01:00

Massachusetts, 1892. An unmarried woman of 32 and a social outcast, Lizzie lives a claustrophobic life under her father's cold and domineering control. When Bridget Sullivan, a young maid, comes to work for the family, Lizzie finds a sympathetic, kindred spirit, and a secret intimacy soon blossoms into a wicked plan.

Moxie (2021)
Markimdb: 6.7
Genrecomedy, drama, music
CountryUSA

Inspired by her mom's rebellious past and a confident new friend, a shy 16-year-old publishes an anonymous zine calling out sexism at her school.

Unplanned (2019)
Markimdb: 5.8
Genredrama, biography
CountryUSA

As one of the youngest Planned Parenthood clinic directors in the nation, Abby Johnson was involved in upwards of 22,000 abortions and counseled countless women on their reproductive choices. Her passion surrounding a woman's right to choose led her to become a spokesperson for Planned Parenthood, fighting to enact legislation for the cause she so deeply believed in. Until the day she saw something that changed everything.

Cruella (2021)
Markimdb: 7.4
Genrecomedy, drama, adventure, crime, detective
CountryUSA

In 1970s London amidst the punk rock revolution, a young grifter named Estella is determined to make a name for herself with her designs. She befriends a pair of young thieves who appreciate her appetite for mischief, and together they are able to build a life for themselves on the London streets. One day, Estella’s flair for fashion catches the eye of the Baroness von Hellman, a fashion legend who is devastatingly chic and terrifyingly haute. But their relationship sets in motion a course of events and revelations that will cause Estella to embrace her wicked side and become the raucous, fashionable and revenge-bent Cruella.

No Men Beyond This Point (2015)
Markimdb: 6.3
Genrefantastic, comedy, drama
CountryCanada

In a world where women have become asexual and are no longer giving birth to males, a quiet, unassuming housekeeper named Andrew Myers finds himself at the center of a battle to keep men from going extinct.

Little Women (2019)
Markimdb: 7.8
Genremelodrama, drama
CountryUSA

Four sisters come of age in America in the aftermath of the Civil War.

On the Basis of Sex (2018)
Markimdb: 7.1
Genredrama, biography
CountryUSA, China, Canada
Duration01:55

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 sex discrimination.

Enola Holmes (2020)
Markimdb: 6.6
Genreaction, drama, adventure, crime, detective
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA

While searching for her missing mother, intrepid teen Enola Holmes uses her sleuthing skills to outsmart big brother Sherlock and help a runaway lord.

Battle of the Sexes (2017)
Markimdb: 6.7
Genrecomedy, drama, biography, sport
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
Duration01:59

The true story of the 1973 tennis match between World number one Billie Jean King and ex-champ and serial hustler Bobby Riggs.

If These Walls Could Talk (1996)
Markimdb: 7
Genremelodrama, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:35

Three stories portray women coping with unplanned pregnancies in various social climates, the 1950s, 1970s and 1990s. In 1952 the newly widowed nurse Clare goes and sees a back-street abortionist in order to put an end to her pregnancy. After giving birth to three children, Barbara at last has the realistic hope of finding a job again, but then a new pregnancy thwarts her plans. In 1974 abortion is already legal; however, this fact does not make it any easier for Barbara to take the right decision. In 1996 Christine, a student, consults an abortion clinic to get information on abortion. While doing this, she is being harassed by militant anti-abortionists.

7 more movies
The Divine Order (2017)
Markimdb: 7.1
Genrecomedy, drama
CountryLuxembourg

Nora is a young housewife and mother, living in a quaint little village with her husband and their two sons. The Swiss countryside is untouched by the major social upheavals the movement of 1968 has brought about. Nora’s life is not affected either; she is a quiet person who is liked by everybody – until she starts to publicly fight for women’s suffrage, which the men are due to vote on in a ballot on February 7, 1971.

Love Sonia (2018)
Markimdb: 7.4
Genredrama, crime
CountryIndia

Inspired by a real story of young girl's journey escape from the world of international sex trafficking.

Tehran Taboo (2017)
Markimdb: 7.1
Genredrama, cartoon
CountryGermany, Austria

The lives of three strong-willed women and a young musician cross paths in Tehran’s schizophrenic society where sex, adultery, corruption, prostitution and drugs coexist with strict religious law. In this bustling modern metropolis, avoiding prohibition has become an everyday sport and breaking taboos can be a means of personal emancipation.

The Nun (2013)
Markimdb: 6.5
Genredrama
CountryFrance, Germany, Belgium

Suzanne Simonin describes her life of suffering in letters. As a young woman she is sent to a convent against her will. Since her parents cannot afford the dowry required for a marriage befitting her rank they decide she must instead become a nun. Although a kind and understanding Mother Superior helps her to learn the convent’s daily routine, Suzanne’s desire for freedom remains unabated. When the Mother Superior dies, Suzanne finds herself faced with reprisals, humiliation and harassment at the hands of the new Abbess and the other Sisters. For many years, Suzanne is subjected to bigotry and religious fanaticism. (Berlinale.de)

Womb (2010)
Markimdb: 6.4
Genrefantastic, melodrama, drama
CountryGermany, Hungary, France
Duration01:47

A woman's consuming love forces her to bear the clone of her dead beloved. From his infancy to manhood, she faces the unavoidable complexities of her controversial decision.

The Art of Loving: The Story of Michalina Wislocka (2017)
Markimdb: 7.1
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama, biography
CountryPoland

Michalina Wislocka, the most famous and recognized sexologist of communist Poland, fights for the right to publish her book, which will change the sex life of Polish people forever.

Fill the Void (2012)
Markimdb: 6.7
Genremelodrama, drama
CountryIsrael
Duration01:30

Eighteen-year-old Shira is the youngest daughter of the Mendelman family. She is about to be married off to a promising young man of the same age and background. It is a dream come true, and Shira feels prepared and excited. On Purim, her twenty-eight-year-old sister, Esther, dies while giving birth to her first child, Mordechay. The pain and grief that overwhelm the family postpone Shira's promised match. Everything changes when a match is proposed to Yochay-Esther's late husband-to a widow from Belgium. Yochay feels it's too early, although he realizes that sooner or later he must seriously consider getting married again. When the girls' mother finds out that Yochay may marry the widow and move to Belgium with her only grandchild, she proposes a match between Shira and the widower. Shira will have to choose between her heart's wish and her family duty. She will find out that the void which she must choose exists only within her heart.




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