Movies about strong women

Movies about strong women
List of the best movies about strong women selected by visitors to our site: Anna, Mona Lisa Smile, North Country, On the Basis of Sex, Incendies, Cruella, You're Next, Atomic Blonde, Tarzan and the Amazons, The Hours.

In the top there are new films of 2022, a plot description and trailers for films that have already been released.

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Markimdb: 6.6
Genreaction, thriller
CountryFrance, USA, Canada, Russia
Duration02:05
CharactersLesbians, CIA, Spy, Scouts, Hired assassins
PlotKGB, Snow
TimeCold War, Dark ones
StyleUnexpected ending, Fascinating, Tense, Serious, Disturbing

Beneath Anna Poliatova's striking beauty lies a secret that will unleash her indelible strength and skill to become one of the world's most feared government assassins.

Markimdb: 6.5
Genredrama
CountryUSA
Duration01:57
CharactersStrong women
PlotFriendship, Art, Fate, Freedom, Uprising
PlaceCollege
StyleTo cry, Cute, Inspirational, Touching, Intellectual

The story of Katherine Ann Watson, a feminist teacher who studied at UCLA graduate school and in 1953 left her boyfriend behind in Los Angeles, California to teach at Wellesley College, a conservative women's private liberal arts college in Massachusetts, United States.

Markimdb: 7.3
Genredrama
CountryUSA
Duration02:06
CharactersStrong women, Lawyers, Miners, Fathers
PlotLove, On real events, Divorce, Mystery
PlaceCourt, USA, Small cities
StyleSoulful, Heavy, Makes me think

A fictionalized account of the first major successful sexual harassment case in the United States -- Jenson vs. Eveleth Mines, where a woman who endured a range of abuse while working as a miner filed and won the landmark 1984 lawsuit.

Markimdb: 7.1
Genredrama, biography
CountryUSA, China, Canada
Duration01:55
CharactersTeachers, Strong women, Family, Lawyers, Judge
PlotOn real events, Relationship, Obsession, Cancer, Success
PlaceUSA
StyleUnexpected ending, Inspirational, For girls, Fascinating, Smart

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.

Markimdb: 8.3
Genredrama, detective, military
CountryCanada, France
Duration02:19
CharactersStrong women, Twins
PlotTravel
PlacePrison
StylePsychological problems, Twisted plot, Heavy

A mother's last wishes send twins Jeanne and Simon on a journey to Middle East in search of their tangled roots. Adapted from Wajdi Mouawad's acclaimed play, Incendies tells the powerful and moving tale of two young adults' voyage to the core of deep-rooted hatred, never-ending wars and enduring love.

Markimdb: 7.4
Genrecomedy, drama, adventure, crime, detective
CountryUSA
CharactersStrong women, Criminals
PlotRivalry
PlaceEngland, London
StyleExciting, Womens in main roles, Worth watching

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.

Markimdb: 6.6
Genrehorror, thriller
CountryUSA, United Kingdom
Duration01:34
CharactersStrong women, Serial killers
PlotSurvival
PlaceCountry houses
StyleWomens in main roles

When the Davison family comes under attack during their wedding anniversary getaway, the gang of mysterious killers soon learns that one of their victims harbors a secret talent for fighting back.

Markimdb: 6.7
Genreaction, thriller
CountryUSA, Germany, Sweden, Hungary
Duration02:32
CharactersDogs, Lesbians, CIA, Spy, Scouts
PlotOn real events, Survival, Passion, Fight, Seduction
PlaceRussia, USSR, Caucasus, Germany, Berlin
Time19th century, Cold War
StyleUnexpected ending, Exciting, Atmospheric, Tense, Good music

An undercover MI6 agent is sent to Berlin during the Cold War to investigate the murder of a fellow agent and recover a missing list of double agents.

Markimdb: 6.4
Genreaction, melodrama, adventure
CountryUSA
Duration01:16
CharactersCrocodiles, Amazons, Archaeologists
PlotWeapon
PlaceJungle

A group of archaeologists asks Tarzan to help them find an ancient city in a hidden valley of women. He refuses, but Boy is tricked into doing the job. The queen of the women asks Tarzan to help them.

Duration01:50
CharactersLesbians, Strong women, Writers, Terminally ill, Poets
PlotMental disorders, Depression
StylePsychological problems, Soulful, By books, Fascinating, Intellectual

"The Hours" is the story of three women searching for more potent, meaningful lives. Each is alive at a different time and place, all are linked by their yearnings and their fears. Their stories intertwine, and finally come together in a surprising, transcendent moment of shared recognition.

Markimdb: 7.4
Genremelodrama, drama, biography
CountryUSA, Mexico, Canada
Duration01:58
CharactersLesbians, Strong women, Artists, Disabled people, Artists
PlotLoneliness, Art, Jealousy, Divorce, Dreams
PlaceMexico
StyleSoulful, Vital signs, Serious

"Frida" chronicles the life Frida Kahlo shared unflinchingly and openly with Diego Rivera, as the young couple took the art world by storm. From her complex and enduring relationship with her mentor and husband to her illicit and controversial affair with Leon Trotsky, to her provocative and romantic entanglements with women, Frida Kahlo lived a bold and uncompromising life as a political, artistic, and sexual revolutionary

Markimdb: 6.3
Genreaction, thriller, fantasy, adventure
CountryUnited Kingdom, Japan, USA
Duration02:11
CharactersStrong women, Lara Croft
PlotSurvival, Adventure, Skirmishes, Slavery, Death
PlaceJungle, Islands, Ships, Helicopters, Tomb
StyleExciting, By games, Tense

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.

Markimdb: 6.3
Genreaction, thriller, comedy, crime
CountryUSA
Duration01:56
CharactersThieves, Scammers, Friends
PlotRobbery
StyleFor girls, Numbers in the title

Debbie Ocean, a criminal mastermind, gathers a crew of female thieves to pull off the heist of the century at New York's annual Met Gala.

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Genredrama, biography
CountryRussia
PlaceHospitals
StyleFascinating

The film is about a day in the life of Elizaveta Petrovna Glinka, also known as Doctor Liza. Moscow, 2012. The Glinka family prepares for a celebration: thirty years together. The closest friends are invited for dinner, the sons have arrived. Of course, Liza has freed up this day for her family. There’s just a trifle: to stop by the Fund and see the weekly patients at the Paveletsky Station. But the days of Doctor Liza are always full of surprises… In a hospital in a Moscow suburb a five-year-old girl is dying. The duty doctor has to discharge Eva. Due to medical formalities the child, who suffers from cancer, is left without painkillers. In utter despair, the girl’s father turns to Liza for help. When Liza cannot find a way to help the child within the system, she decides on a desperate act…

Markimdb: 7.7
Genrethriller, drama, crime, detective, biography, history
CountryUSA
Duration02:21
CharactersSerial killers, Strong women, Single mothers, Nurses, Mothers
PlotOn real events, Abduction, Investigation, Mystery, Missing people
PlaceCourt, USA, Los Angeles
StylePsychological problems, Action, To cry, Fascinating, Heartbreaking

Christine Collins is overjoyed when her kidnapped son is brought back home. But when Christine suspects that the boy returned to her isn't her child, the police captain has her committed to an asylum.

Markimdb: 6.6
Genreaction, thriller, drama
CountryUSA
Duration02:30
CharactersSpy, Scouts, Killers, Special agents
PlotCheating
PlaceRussia
StyleWomens in main roles

Prima ballerina, Dominika Egorova faces a bleak and uncertain future after she suffers an injury that ends her career. She soon turns to Sparrow School, a secret intelligence service that trains exceptional young people to use their minds and bodies as weapons. Dominika emerges as the most dangerous Sparrow after completing the sadistic training process. As she comes to terms with her new abilities, she meets a CIA agent who tries to convince her that he is the only person she can trust.

Markimdb: 6.7
Genredrama, biography, history
CountryFrance, Belgium
Duration01:51
CharactersHorses, Strong women
PlotPassion, Friendship, Fate
PlaceFrance
StyleInspirational, Vital signs

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 and a singer, earning the nickname Coco from the song she sings nightly with her sister. A liaison with Baron Balsan gives her an entree into French society and a chance to develop her gift for designing.

Markimdb: 6.8
Genreaction, thriller, drama, adventure
CountryUSA, United Kingdom, Germany
Duration01:51
CharactersCIA, Spy, Hired assassins, Heroes
PlotTravel, Revenge, Death, Chase, Snow
StyleExciting, Action, Serious, For men, Disturbing

A 16-year-old girl raised by her father to be the perfect assassin is dispatched on a mission across Europe. Tracked by a ruthless operatives, she faces startling revelations about her existence and questions about her humanity.

Markimdb: 5.4
Genrethriller, drama, crime
CountryRepublic of Ireland, United Kingdom, Hong Kong, Hungary, USA
Duration02:48
CharactersSnipers, Teachers, Hired assassins, Strong women, Criminals
PlotChess, Revenge, Money, Death, Seduction
PlaceEngland
StyleUnexpected ending, Exciting, Tense, Fancy

In the dark heart of a sprawling, anonymous city, two assassins carry out a sinister mission, a teacher battles a fatal illness, and an enigmatic janitor and a curious waitress lead dangerous double lives. Murderous consequences unravel in the dead of night, as their lives intertwine at the hands of a mysterious criminal mastermind who is hell-bent on revenge.

Markimdb: 6.7
Genremelodrama, drama, biography, history
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA, France, Hungary, Netherlands
Duration02:37
CharactersLesbians, Strong women, Geniuses, Writers, Photographers
PlotOn real events, Dancing, Money, Divorce
PlaceTrains, Party, France
Time19th century
StyleInspirational, For girls, Fascinating, Intellectual, Womens in main roles

After marrying a successful Parisian writer known commonly as Willy, Sidonie-Gabrielle Colette is transplanted from her childhood home in rural France to the intellectual and artistic splendor of Paris. Soon after, Willy convinces Colette to ghostwrite for him. She pens a semi-autobiographical novel about a witty and brazen country girl named Claudine, sparking a bestseller and a cultural sensation. After its success, Colette and Willy become the talk of Paris and their adventures inspire additional Claudine novels.

Markimdb: 7.2
Genredrama, crime, biography
CountryUSA, United Kingdom, Luxembourg
Duration01:47
CharactersStrong women, Lawyers
PlotOn real events, Money, Investigation, Freedom, False accusations
PlacePrison, Court
TimeNew Year
StyleSoulful, Touching

When Betty Anne Waters' older brother Kenny is arrested for murder and sentenced to life in 1983, Betty Anne, a Massachusetts wife and mother of two, dedicates her life to overturning the murder conviction. Convinced that her brother is innocent, Betty Anne puts herself through high school, college and, finally, law school in an 18 year quest to free Kenny. With the help of best friend Abra Rice, Betty Anne pores through suspicious evidence mounted by small town cop Nancy Taylor, meticulously retracing the steps that led to Kenny's arrest. Belief in her brother - and her quest for the truth - pushes Betty Anne and her team to uncover the facts and utilize DNA evidence with the hope of exonerating Kenny.

Markimdb: 6.9
Genredrama, biography, history
CountryUnited Kingdom, France
Duration02:35
CharactersStrong women
PlotOn real events, Political, Justice, Adoption, Uprising
PlaceEngland, London
StyleInspirational, Fascinating, Depressive, Serious

Based on true events about the foot soldiers of the early feminist movement who were forced underground to evade the State.

Markimdb: 6.6
Genredrama, biography
CountryUSA
Duration02:18
CharactersStrong women, Blonde girls, Family, Inventors, Fathers
PlotOn real events, Relationship, Friendship, Loneliness, Death
PlaceParty, USA, New York
TimeNew Year
StyleTo cry, Inspirational, Smart, Serious

A story based on the life of a struggling Long Island single mom who became one of the country's most successful entrepreneurs.

Markimdb: 7.8
Genredrama, biography, history
CountryUSA
Duration02:32
CharactersStrong women, Geniuses, Mathematicians, Scientists, Judge
PlotOn real events
PlaceSpace
StyleExciting, Light, Inspirational, Soulful, Touching

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 orbit. The visionary trio crossed all gender and race lines to inspire generations to dream big.

Markimdb: 6.4
Genreaction, thriller, crime, detective
CountryUSA
Duration01:40
CharactersCIA, Spy, Scouts, Police
PlotRevenge, KGB, Betrayal, Chase, Justice
PlacePrison, The White House, USA
TimeCold War
StyleUnexpected ending, Exciting, Twisted plot, Tense, Serious

As a CIA officer, Evelyn Salt swore an oath to duty, honor and country. Her loyalty will be tested when a defector accuses her of being a Russian spy. Salt goes on the run, using all her skills and years of experience as a covert operative to elude capture. Salt's efforts to prove her innocence only serve to cast doubt on her motives, as the hunt to uncover the truth behind her identity continues and the question remains: "Who is Salt?"

Markimdb: 4.9
Genrehorror, action, military
CountryNew Zealand, USA
CharactersStrong women, Pilots
PlotSurvival, Skirmishes, Fight, Aviation, Death
PlaceAircraft
TimeWorld War II
StyleUnexpected ending, Tense

A WWII pilot traveling with top secret documents on a B-17 Flying Fortress encounters an evil presence on board the flight.

Markimdb: 7.1
Genredrama, biography
CountrySweden, Denmark
Duration01:58
CharactersAliens, Strong women, Blonde girls, Writers
PlotOn real events, Dancing, Religious, Art, Snow
PlaceSpace, Trains, Hotels, Sweden
TimeFuture
StyleFor girls, Fascinating, Tense, Makes me think, Touching

When Astrid Lindgren was very young something happened that affected her profoundly, and this combination of both miracle and calamity came to shape her entire life. It was an event that transformed her into one of the most inspiring women of our age and the storyteller a whole world would come to love. This is the story of when a young Astrid, despite the expectations of her time and religious upbringing, decided to break free from society's norms and follow her heart.

CharactersSnipers, Strong women, Yakuza
PlotSkirmishes, Fight
PlaceJapan
StyleWomens in main roles

After she's irreversibly poisoned, a ruthless criminal operative has less than 24 hours to exact revenge on her enemies and in the process forms an unexpected bond with the daughter of one of her past victims.

Markimdb: 7.1
Genredrama, biography
CountryGermany, Luxembourg, France, Israel
Duration01:53
CharactersStrong women, Writers, Investigators, Poets
PlotOn real events
PlaceCourt, USA, Israel, New York
StylePsychological problems, Philosophical, Fascinating, Makes me think, Serious

HANNAH ARENDT is a portrait of the genius that shook the world with her discovery of “the banality of evil.” After she attends the Nazi Adolf Eichmann’s trial in Jerusalem, Arendt dares to write about the Holocaust in terms no one has ever heard before. Her work instantly provokes a furious scandal, and Arendt stands strong as she is attacked by friends and foes alike. But as the German-Jewish émigré also struggles to suppress her own painful associations with the past, the film exposes her beguiling blend of arrogance and vulnerability — revealing a soul defined and derailed by exile.

Markimdb: 6.7
Genrefantastic, action, thriller, crime
CountryUSA, Germany
Duration01:50
CharactersHired assassins, Killers
PlotSkirmishes, Superpowers, Death, Supernatural, Weapon
PlaceParty, USA, Office
StyleExciting, Twisted plot, Serious

Doormat Wesley Gibson discovers that his recently murdered father – who Wesley never knew – belonged to a secret guild of assassins. After a leather-clad sexpot drafts Wesley into the society, he hones his innate killing skills and turns avenger.





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