Movies feat. Strong Female Leadsby ignich7 | created - 05 Sep 2012 | updated - 26 Oct 2017 | Public
Movies featuring female leads.
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1. Atomic Blonde (2017)
R | 115 min | Action, Mystery, Thriller
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.
Votes: 157,108 | Gross: $51.57M
2. Irma la Douce (1963)
Not Rated | 147 min | Comedy, Romance
In Paris, a former policeman falls in love with a prostitute, and tries to get her out of that life by paying for all of her time.
Votes: 15,671 | Gross: $25.25M
5. Mean Girls (2004)
PG-13 | 97 min | Comedy
Cady Heron is a hit with The Plastics, the A-list girl clique at her new school, until she makes the mistake of falling for Aaron Samuels, the ex-boyfriend of alpha Plastic Regina George.
Votes: 308,140 | Gross: $86.06M
8. Herbie Fully Loaded (2005)
G | 101 min | Adventure, Comedy, Family
Maggie Peyton, the new owner of Herbie, Number 53, the free-wheelin' Volkswagen bug with a mind of its own, puts the car through its paces on the road to becoming a NASCAR competitor.
Votes: 42,762 | Gross: $66.02M
9. Georgia Rule (2007)
R | 113 min | Comedy, Drama
A troubled young woman is sent to live with her grandmother for the summer, while hiding a secret that could potentially tear her family apart.
Votes: 23,192 | Gross: $18.88M
10. Labor Pains (2009)
PG-13 | 89 min | Comedy, Romance
A young woman pretends to be pregnant in order to avoid being fired from her job. When that gets her special treatment by everyone involved in her life, she tries to keep up the lie for nine months.
11. Just My Luck (2006)
PG-13 | 103 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
Manhattanite Ashley is known to many as the luckiest woman around. After a chance encounter with a down-and-out young man, however, she realizes that she's swapped her fortune for his.
Votes: 51,379 | Gross: $17.32M
12. The Devil Wears Prada (2006)
PG-13 | 109 min | Comedy, Drama
A smart but sensible new graduate lands a job as an assistant to Miranda Priestly, the demanding editor-in-chief of a high fashion magazine.
Votes: 345,958 | Gross: $124.74M
13. The Brave One (2007)
R | 122 min | Action, Crime, Drama
Struggling to recover emotionally from a brutal assault that killed her fiancé and left her in a coma, a radio personality begins a quest for vengeance against the perpetrators that leaves a bloody trail across New York City.
Votes: 56,048 | Gross: $36.79M
14. Flightplan (2005)
PG-13 | 98 min | Action, Drama, Mystery
A bereaved woman and her daughter are flying home from Berlin to America. At 30,000 feet, the child vanishes, and nobody will admit she was ever on the plane.
Votes: 145,415 | Gross: $89.71M
15. Panic Room (2002)
R | 112 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
A divorced woman and her diabetic daughter take refuge in their newly-purchased house's safe room, when three men break-in, searching for a missing fortune.
Votes: 241,447 | Gross: $96.40M
16. The Accused (1988)
R | 111 min | Crime, Drama
After a young woman suffers a brutal gang rape in a bar one night, a prosecutor assists in bringing the perpetrators to justice, including the ones who encouraged and cheered on the attack.
Votes: 29,447 | Gross: $32.07M
17. The Ring (2002)
PG-13 | 115 min | Horror, Mystery
A journalist must investigate a mysterious videotape which seems to cause the death of anyone one week to the day after they view it.
Votes: 302,758 | Gross: $129.13M
18. The Ring Two (2005)
PG-13 | 110 min | Horror, Mystery
6 months after the incidents involving the lethal videotape, new clues prove that there is a new evil lurking in the darkness.
Votes: 87,292 | Gross: $76.23M
21. The Nun's Story (1959)
Not Rated | 149 min | Drama
After leaving a wealthy Belgian family to become a nun, Sister Luke struggles with her devotion to her vows during crisis, disappointment, and World War II.
Votes: 8,665 | Gross: $12.80M
23. Breakfast at Tiffany's (1961)
Not Rated | 115 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
A young New York socialite becomes interested in a young man who has moved into her apartment building, but her past threatens to get in the way.
24. Wait Until Dark (1967)
Not Rated | 108 min | Horror, Thriller
A recently blinded woman is terrorized by a trio of thugs while they search for a heroin-stuffed doll they believe is in her apartment.
Votes: 25,644 | Gross: $17.55M
25. What a Way to Go! (1964)
Approved | 111 min | Comedy, Romance
A four-time widow discusses her four marriages, in which all of her husbands became incredibly rich and died prematurely because of their drive to be rich.
Votes: 3,774 | Gross: $13.30M
27. Young Adult (2011)
R | 94 min | Comedy, Drama
Soon after her divorce, a fiction writer returns to her home in small-town Minnesota, looking to rekindle a romance with her ex-boyfriend, who is now happily married and has a newborn daughter.
Votes: 75,389 | Gross: $16.31M
28. Free Zone (2005)
Not Rated | 90 min | Comedy, Drama
Two women embark on a road trip after they are brought together by circumstance. Rebecca (Portman) flees her hotel after a fight with her mother-in-law (Maura) and hails a taxi driven by Hanna (Lazlo).
Votes: 2,722 | Gross: $0.03M
30. Where the Heart Is (2000)
PG-13 | 120 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
A pregnant 17-year-old rebuilds her life after being abandoned by her boyfriend at a Wal-Mart in Sequoyah, Oklahoma.
Votes: 30,562 | Gross: $33.77M
31. My Wife Is a Gangster 3 (2006)
115 min | Action, Comedy, Drama
When Aryong, the daughter of a triad boss from Hong Kong is accused of killing the boss of a competing triad, she is goes into hiding in Korea. Upon arriving, she is guided by a nimble but loyal Gi-chul and his motley crew, who are assigned to protect her until her return.
32. So Close (2002)
R | 111 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy
A conflict of interest between two high-kicking assassin sisters is complicated as they're pursued by the criminals who hired them and an equally high-kicking female cop.
Votes: 7,040 | Gross: $0.08M
34. The Reaping (2007)
R | 99 min | Horror, Thriller
A former Christian missionary, who specializes in debunking religious phenomena, investigates a small town which seems to be suffering from the 10 biblical plagues.
Votes: 41,000 | Gross: $25.12M
35. The Resident (2011)
R | 91 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery
When a young doctor suspects she may not be alone in her new Brooklyn loft, she learns that her landlord has formed a frightening obsession with her.
37. She's the Man (2006)
PG-13 | 105 min | Comedy, Romance, Sport
When her brother decides to ditch for a couple weeks, Viola heads over to his elite boarding school, disguised as him, and proceeds to fall for his school's star soccer player, and soon learns she's not the only one with romantic troubles.
Votes: 138,883 | Gross: $2.34M
38. What a Girl Wants (2003)
PG | 105 min | Comedy, Drama, Family
An American teenager learns that her father is a wealthy British politician running for office. Although she is eager to find him, she realizes it could cause a scandal and cost him the election.
Votes: 55,918 | Gross: $35.99M
41. Freaky Friday (2003)
PG | 97 min | Comedy, Family, Fantasy
An overworked mother and her daughter do not get along. When they switch bodies, each is forced to adapt to the other's life for one freaky Friday.
Votes: 117,099 | Gross: $110.23M
42. The Help (2011)
PG-13 | 146 min | Drama
An aspiring author during the civil rights movement of the 1960s decides to write a book detailing the African American maids' point of view on the white families for which they work, and the hardships they go through on a daily basis.
Votes: 399,245 | Gross: $169.71M
43. Black Swan (2010)
R | 108 min | Drama, Thriller
A committed dancer struggles to maintain her sanity after winning the lead role in a production of Tchaikovsky's "Swan Lake".
Votes: 659,529 | Gross: $106.95M
44. Bad Teacher (2011)
R | 92 min | Comedy, Romance
A lazy, incompetent middle school teacher who hates her job, her students, and her co-workers is forced to return to teaching to make enough money for breast implants after her wealthy fiancé dumps her.
Votes: 183,662 | Gross: $100.29M
46. Freedom Writers (2007)
PG-13 | 123 min | Biography, Crime, Drama
A young teacher inspires her class of at-risk students to learn tolerance, apply themselves and pursue education beyond high school.
Votes: 62,850 | Gross: $36.61M
47. Same Time, Next Year (1978)
PG | 119 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
A married man and a married woman end up sleeping with each other, and decide to meet at the same place every year on the anniversary of their one night stand. As the years go by, they observe changes in each other and their relationship.
Votes: 5,334 | Gross: $19.70M
48. The Pact (II) (2012)
R | 89 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller
As a woman struggles to come to grips with her past in the wake of her mother's death and the disappearance of her sister, an unsettling presence emerges in her childhood home.