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List of the best shows and series like Intercessors (2020): Zuleikha Opens Her Eyes, 257 Reasons to Live, Intergalactic, No kidding, Self Made: Inspired by the Life of Madam C.J. Walker, Why Women Kill, The Pursuit of Love, Clarice, The Nevers, Kung Fu.

Markimdb: 4.8
Genremelodrama, drama, history
CountryRussia
CharactersStrong women
PlotLife, Power, Women's rights
PlaceUSSR
StyleWomen in the lead roles

The year is 1930. In a small Tartar village, a woman named Zuleikha watches as her husband is murdered by communists. Zuleikha herself is sent into exile, enduring a horrendous train journey to a remote spot on the Angara River in Siberia. Conditions in the camp are tough, and many of her group do not survive the first difficult winter. As she gradually settles into a routine, Zuleikha starts to get to know her companions. The eclectic group includes a rather dotty doctor, an artist who paints on the sly, and Ignatov, Zuleikha's husband's killer. A screen version of the best-selling novel by Guzel Yakhina.

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Genrecomedy, drama
CountryRussia
PlotLife, Relationship, Adventures, Cancer, Happiness
PlaceRussia
StyleWomen in the lead roles

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Markimdb: 4.2
Genrefantastic, drama
CountryUnited Kingdom
CharactersCriminals, Prisoners
PlotPrison Escape, The escape
PlaceSpace
StyleWomen in the lead roles

The story of fearless young cop and galactic pilot, Ash Harper, who has her glittering career ripped away from her after being wrongly convicted of a treasonous crime and exiled to a distant prison colony.

Markimdb: 6.6
Genrecomedy, drama
CountryRussia
CharactersComedian, Single mothers
PlotLife, Relationship
PlaceRussia
StyleWomen in the lead roles

The story of a modern woman who lives in a metropolis with two children, two ex-husbands and mother-in-law. Common life, except that she is a professional stand-up comedian.

Markimdb: 7.3
Genredrama, biography, history
CountryUSA
PlotFate, Women's rights
PlaceUSA
StyleWomen in the lead roles, Makes me think

This limited series chronicles the incredible true story of Madam C.J. Walker, who was the first African American self-made millionaire.

Markimdb: 8.3
Genrecomedy, drama, crime
CountryUSA
Duration00:46
CharactersFamily, Housewives
PlotTreason, Love, betrayal, Relationship, Family life
PlaceUSA
StyleFor girls, Atmospheric, Women in the lead roles, Fascinating

Three women living in three different decades: a housewife in the '60s, a socialite in the '80s and a lawyer in 2018, deal with infidelity in their marriages.

Markimdb: 6.7
Genremelodrama, drama
CountryUnited Kingdom
PlotLove, Relationship, Dates
PlaceEngland
StyleBy books, Women in the lead roles

Longing for love, obsessed with sex, Linda is on the hunt for the perfect lover. But finding Mr Right is much harder than she thought.

Markimdb: 6.5
Genrethriller, drama, crime, detective
CountryUSA
CharactersSerial killers, Strong women
PlotInvestigation, Supernatural, FBI, Mystery, Mystery
PlaceUSA
StyleBy books, Women in the lead roles, Fascinating

In 1993, six months after the events of The Silence of the Lambs, FBI Agent Clarice Starling returns to the field to pursue serial murderers and sexual predators while navigating the high stakes political world of Washington, D.C.

Markimdb: 7.4
Genrefantastic, action, thriller, fantasy, drama
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
CharactersWizards
PlotSupernatural, Magic
PlaceEngland, London
StyleAction, Women in the lead roles, Fascinating

In the last years of Victoria's reign, London is beset by the "Touched": people — mostly women — who suddenly manifest abnormal abilities, some charming, some very disturbing. Among them are Amalia True, a mysterious, quick-fisted widow, and Penance Adair, a brilliant young inventor. They are the champions of this new underclass, making a home for the Touched, while fighting the forces of… well, pretty much all the forces — to make room for those whom history as we know it has no place.

Markimdb: 5.2
Genreaction, drama, adventure
CountryUSA
CharactersStrong women
PlotFights
StyleWomen in the lead roles

A quarter-life crisis causes a young Chinese-American woman to drop out of college and go on a life-changing journey to an isolated monastery in China. But when she returns to find her hometown overrun with crime and corruption, she uses her martial arts skills and Shaolin values to protect her community and bring criminals to justice…all while searching for the assassin who killed her Shaolin mentor and is now targeting her.

Markimdb: 8.7
Genredrama, family
CountryCanada
Duration01:58
CharactersTeenagers, Childrens, Friends, Orphans, Good people
PlotRelationship, Adventures, First love
PlaceSchool, Small towns
Time19th century
StyleRomantic, For children, By books, Women in the lead roles, Touching

A coming-of-age story about an outsider who, against all odds and numerous challenges, fights for love and acceptance and for her place in the world. The series centers on a young orphaned girl in the late 1890’s, who, after an abusive childhood spent in orphanages and the homes of strangers, is mistakenly sent to live with an elderly woman and her aging brother. Over time, 13-year-old Anne will transform their lives and eventually the small town in which they live with her unique spirit, fierce intellect and brilliant imagination.

Markimdb: 7
Genredrama, biography, history
CountryUnited Kingdom, Italy
CharactersStrong women, Emperors
PlotPolitics
PlaceRoman Empire
StyleWomen in the lead roles, Based on real events

The extraordinary rise of Livia Drusilla, who overcame adversity to become the most powerful woman in the world. Follow Livia’s journey from a naïve young girl whose world crumbles in the wake of Julius Caesar’s assassination, to Rome’s most powerful and influential Empress.

Markimdb: 6.7
Genrethriller, drama, crime
CountryUnited Kingdom
CharactersPsychologists, Psychiatrists
PlotLost memory
PlaceEngland, Psychiatric hospitals
StyleWomen in the lead roles

A dedicated forensic psychiatrist, Emma Robertson, is assigned to assess the sanity of Connie Mortensen, a “yummy mummy” accused of a despicable crime.

Markimdb: 7.3
Genrecomedy, drama
CountryUSA
CharactersChief
PlotRelationship
PlaceCollege
StyleWomen in the lead roles

At a major university, the first woman of color to become chair tries to meet the dizzying demands and high expectations of a failing English department.

Markimdb: 6.4
Genredrama, adventure, detective
CountryUnited Kingdom, New Zealand
CharactersGold miners
PlotRelationship, Fate, Intrigue
Time19th century
StyleRomantic, By books, Women in the lead roles, Fascinating

The 19th-century tale of love, murder and revenge as men and women travel across the world to make their fortunes on the wild West Coast of New Zealand's South Island.

Markimdb: 7.1
Genredrama, crime
CountryUSA
PlotDancing
PlaceNight clubs
StyleTwisted plot, Women in the lead roles, To cry, Fascinating

Down deep in the Mississippi Delta, Trap music meets film noir in this kaleidoscopic story of a little-strip-club-that-could and the big characters who come through its doors—the hopeful, the lost, the broken, the ballers, the beautiful, and the damned.

Markimdb: 7.2
Genrehorror, thriller, drama, detective
CountryCanada, USA
CharactersWitches
PlotRevenge, Supernatural, Curses
StyleShort, Women in the lead roles

A filmmaker heads to Hollywood in the early ’90s to make her movie but tumbles down a hallucinatory rabbit hole of sex, magic, revenge — and kittens.

Markimdb: 7.7
Genredrama, crime, biography
CountryUSA
CharactersFamily, Lawyers, Prisoners
PlotFalse accusations
PlacePrison

A prisoner becomes a lawyer, litigating cases for other inmates while fighting to overturn his own life sentence for a crime he didn’t commit.

Markimdb: 6.5
Genredrama, crime, detective
CountryUSA
CharactersLesbians, Gangsters
PlotInvestigation, Drug addiction
PlaceSmall towns
StyleFancy, Women in the lead roles

Amid the drug trade on Cape Cod, a body washes ashore and is discovered by an irreverent National Marine Fisheries Service officer, Jackie Quinones, who is determined to help solve the murder even if the state cops want her nowhere near the case.

Markimdb: 6.7
Genrefantastic, drama, adventure
CountryItaly, France, USA
CharactersTeenagers, Difficult teenagers, Brother and sister
PlotSurvival, Viruses, Release of hostages
TimePost-apocalypse
StyleWomen in the lead roles

A 13-year-old Sicilian girl must contend with a viral contagion that has killed off all adults on the island as she sets out in search of her kidnapped brother.

Markimdb: 6.5
Genrefantasy, comedy, melodrama, drama
CountrySouth Korea
CharactersMermaids
PlotLove
StyleWomen in the lead roles

Can a woman do anything for the sake of love? Ha Ni is a mermaid princess in the underwater empire but she longs for the human world when she sees and falls in love with a man. She transforms into a human and follows Hyun Myung to live in a temporary house for people who are preparing for employment. The pragmatic Hyun Myung is trying to find a good-paying job to provide him with a comfortable life. But will he be distracted by Ha Ni, who has just 100 days to make Hyun Myung fall in love with her so that she can remain a human?

Markimdb: 7
Genrefantasy, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:17
CharactersMermaids
PlotInvestigation, Mystery
PlaceSmall towns, Sea
StyleSpectacular, Women in the lead roles

The coastal town of Bristol Cove is known for its legend of once being home to mermaids. When the arrival of a mysterious girl proves this folklore all too true, the battle between man and sea takes a very vicious turn as these predatory beings return to reclaim their right to the ocean.

Markimdb: 5.9
Genrehorror, thriller, drama, detective
CountryChile, USA
CharactersWidows
PlotMystery, Supernatural
TimeDark ones
StyleDark, Women in the lead roles

This terrifying thriller follows widow Lisey Landon as a series of disturbing events revives memories of her marriage to author Scott Landon and the darkness that plagued him.

Markimdb: 6.8
Genrecomedy, drama
CountryUSA
PlotDepression, Family life
StyleFancy, Women in the lead roles, Depressive

Explore the secret life of a woman we all grew up watching: the sitcom wife. The series looks to break television convention and ask what the world looks like through her eyes. Alternating between single-camera realism and multi-camera zaniness, the formats will inform one another as we imagine what happens when the sitcom wife escapes her confines, and takes the lead in her own life.

Markimdb: 7.3
Genredrama, military, history
CountryUSA
PlotSurvival, The escape
PlaceUSA
StyleWomen in the lead roles

Follow young Cora’s journey as she makes a desperate bid for freedom in the antebellum South. After escaping her Georgia plantation for the rumored Underground Railroad, Cora discovers no mere metaphor, but an actual railroad full of engineers and conductors, and a secret network of tracks and tunnels beneath the Southern soil.

Markimdb: 7.5
Genrefantastic, fantasy, comedy, drama
CountryUSA
CharactersTeenagers, Lesbians, Difficult teenagers, Pupils, Friends
PlotSuperpowers, Love, Supernatural, Relationship, Telekinesis
PlaceSchool, Small towns
StyleRomantic, Easy, Women in the lead roles, Fascinating

A teen navigates the complexities of high school, family and her sexuality while dealing with new superpowers. Based on Charles Forsman's graphic novel.

Markimdb: 7.3
Genrefantastic, thriller, fantasy, drama
CountryUSA, Canada
CharactersWitches, Lesbians, Wizards, Terrorists
PlotMagic
PlaceSchool of Magic
StyleWomen in the lead roles

Set in an alternate America where witches ended their persecution over 300 years ago by cutting a deal with the government to fight for their country, the series follows three young women from basic training in combat magic into early deployment.

Markimdb: 7.3
Genremelodrama, drama
CountryUSA
CharactersFamily, Rich
PlotLove, Relationship, Money, Intrigue, Balls
PlaceEngland
Time19th century
StyleEasy, By books, Women in the lead roles, Fascinating, Unexpected ending

Wealth, lust, and betrayal set in the backdrop of Regency era England, seen through the eyes of the powerful Bridgerton family.

Markimdb: 6.9
Genrefantastic, thriller, comedy, drama
CountryUSA
CharactersRich
PlotHarassment, Technology, Surveillance, The escape
TimeFuture
StyleWomen in the lead roles, Fascinating

Thirty-something Hazel Green tries to escape a suffocating marriage — until she realizes her tech billionaire husband has implanted a revolutionary tracking device, the Made for Love, in her brain.

Markimdb: 6.5
Genrethriller, drama, crime, detective
CountryUSA
CharactersDetectives
PlotInvestigation
PlaceSmall towns, USA
StyleWomen in the lead roles

Dogged investigator Allegra Dill returns to her border-town Texas home after her sister is murdered. What begins as a search for a killer turns into an all-consuming fight to bring her corrupt hometown to its knees.





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