Movies about women

Movies about women
List of the best films about women according to the audience: North Country, Frida, Mona Lisa Smile, Changeling, The Hours, Conviction, Coco Before Chanel, Hannah Arendt, Joy, Incendies.

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

Genre
Country
North Country (2005)
Markimdb: 7.3
Genredrama
CountryUSA
Duration02:06

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.

Frida (2002)
Markimdb: 7.4
Genremelodrama, drama, biography
CountryUSA, Mexico, Canada
Duration01:58

"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

Mona Lisa Smile (2003)
Markimdb: 6.5
Genredrama
CountryUSA
Duration01:57

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.

Changeling (2008)
Markimdb: 7.7
Genrethriller, drama, crime, detective, biography, history
CountryUSA
Duration02:21

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.

The Hours (2002)
Duration01:50

"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.

Conviction (2010)
Markimdb: 7.2
Genredrama, crime, biography
CountryUSA, United Kingdom, Luxembourg
Duration01:47

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.

Coco Before Chanel (2009)
Markimdb: 6.7
Genredrama, biography, history
CountryFrance, Belgium
Duration01:51

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.

Hannah Arendt (2012)
Markimdb: 7.1
Genredrama, biography
CountryGermany, Luxembourg, France, Israel
Duration01:53

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.

Joy (2015)
Markimdb: 6.6
Genredrama, biography
CountryUSA
Duration02:18

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

Incendies (2010)
Markimdb: 8.3
Genredrama, detective, military
CountryCanada, France
Duration02:19

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.

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Suffragette (2015)
Markimdb: 6.9
Genredrama, biography, history
CountryUnited Kingdom, France
Duration02:35

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

Hidden Figures (2016)
Markimdb: 7.8
Genredrama, biography, history
CountryUSA
Duration02:32

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.

Woman in Gold (2015)
Markimdb: 7.3
Genredrama, history
CountryUnited Kingdom
Duration02:36

Maria Altmann, an octogenarian Jewish refugee, takes on the Austrian government to recover a world famous painting of her aunt plundered by the Nazis during World War II, she believes rightfully belongs to her family. She did so not just to regain what was rightfully hers, but also to obtain some measure of justice for the death, destruction, and massive art theft perpetrated by the Nazis.

Jackie (2016)
Markimdb: 6.7
Genredrama, biography, history
CountryUSA, France, Chile, China, Germany, United Kingdom
Duration01:55

An account of the days of First Lady, Jacqueline Kennedy, in the immediate aftermath of John F. Kennedy's assassination in 1963.

Molly's Game (2017)
Markimdb: 7.4
Genredrama, crime, biography
CountryUSA, Canada, China
Duration02:08

Molly Bloom, a young skier and former Olympic hopeful becomes a successful entrepreneur (and a target of an FBI investigation) when she establishes a high-stakes, international poker game.

The Wife (2018)
Markimdb: 7.2
Genredrama
CountryUnited Kingdom, Sweden, USA
Duration01:40

A wife questions her life choices as she travels to Stockholm with her husband, where he is slated to receive the Nobel Prize for Literature.

Mary Shelley (2017)
Markimdb: 6.5
Genremelodrama, drama, biography, history
CountryUnited Kingdom, Luxembourg, USA, Republic of Ireland
Duration02:05

The love affair between poet Percy Shelley and Mary Wollstonecraft Godwin resulted in the creation of an immortal novel, “Frankenstein; or, The Modern Prometheus.”

Colette (2018)
Markimdb: 6.7
Genremelodrama, drama, biography, history
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA, France, Hungary, Netherlands
Duration02:37

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.

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.

Becoming Astrid (2018)
Markimdb: 7.1
Genredrama, biography
CountrySweden, Denmark
Duration01:58

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.

Jane Fonda in Five Acts (2018)
Markimdb: 8
Genredocumentary
CountryUSA
Duration02:08

Girl next door, activist, so-called traitor, fitness tycoon, Oscar winner: Jane Fonda has lived a life of controversy, tragedy and transformation – and she’s done it all in the public eye. An intimate look at one woman’s singular journey.

Shirley (2020)
Markimdb: 6.1
Genrethriller, drama, detective, biography
CountryUSA

A famous horror writer finds inspiration for her next book after she and her husband take in a young couple.

The Old Guard (2020)
Markimdb: 6.7
Genreaction, thriller, fantasy, adventure
CountryUSA

Four undying warriors who've secretly protected humanity for centuries become targeted for their mysterious powers just as they discover a new immortal.

The Marathon of Desires (2020)
Markimdb: 5.4
Genrecomedy, melodrama
CountryRussia

Hoping to change her life, Marina, a small town girl, embarks on a journey to a life coaching event. But an unexpected delay at a St. Petersburg airport sends her on a 24 hour comedic spree, which may ultimately provide her with the key to her happiness.

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.

Deadly Illusions (2021)
Markimdb: 3.7
Genrethriller, drama
CountryUSA

A bestselling female novelist, suffering from writer's block, hires an innocent young woman to watch over her twin children. As the novelist dangerously indulges in her new best seller, the line between the life she's writing and the one she's living becomes blurred.

Ava (2020)
Markimdb: 5.4
Genreaction, thriller, drama, crime
CountryUSA

A black ops assassin is forced to fight for her own survival after a job goes dangerously wrong.

Wild in Blue (2014)
Markimdb: 4.7
Genrethriller, melodrama
CountryUSA
Duration01:22

A story about a madman with a movie camera. He's a narcissist, nihilist, sexual sadist and killer of innocent women. His name is Charlie and WILD IN BLUE is his world: a place of evil, violence and perversion where only his camera tells the truth. He set out to make an honest film for you - no lies whatsoever - and after the madness and all the hate, you will love him.

Paradise Hills (2019)
Markimdb: 5.4
Genrefantastic, thriller, fantasy
CountrySpain, USA
Duration01:42

A young woman is sent to Paradise Hills to be reformed, only to learn that the high-class facility's beautiful facade hides a sinister secret.

Why Him? (2016)
Markimdb: 6.2
Genrecomedy
CountryUSA, Cambodia
Duration02:29

A dad forms a bitter rivalry with his daughter's young rich boyfriend.




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