Tag: female-protagonist

The Old Guard (2020) 6.9

The Old Guard (2020)

Led by a warrior named Andy (Charlize Theron), a covert group of tight-knit mercenaries with a mysterious inability to die have fought to protect the mortal world for centuries. But when the team is recruited to take on ...

Sleepwalk (1986) 6.2

Sleepwalk (1986)

A woman is hired to transcribe an ancient Chinese manuscript. She finds that little by little, the manuscript has powers that begin to take over her life.::Anonymous...

To the Ends of the Earth (2019) 6.4

To the Ends of the Earth (2019)

In this co-production between Japan and Uzbekistan on the twenty-fifth anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between the two countries. Yoko a travelling reporter for a Japanese TV variety program who ...

Liz and the Blue Bird (2018) 7.2

Liz and the Blue Bird (2018)

Mizore Yoroizuka and Nozomi Kasaki are a pair of best friends in their final year of high school. They're both obsessed with the school's brass band club. With Mizore on the oboe and Nozomi on the flute, they spend their...

Ronja Robbersdaughter (1984) 7.3

Ronja Robbersdaughter (1984)

Borka and his band and Mattis's band of robbers are rivals. Birk, his parents and their band live in the wild in Mattisforrest. They move in to Metis-stronghold, which belonged to his ancestors, in an attempt to escape b...

Patty Hearst (1988) 6.3

Patty Hearst (1988)

The true story of Patricia Hearst, a rich girl who was abducted by American revolutionaries in the 1970s. The time spent with her captors made her question her way of life and she joined forces with the cause that her ab...

Losing Isaiah (1995) 6.5

Losing Isaiah (1995)

An African-American baby, abandoned by his crack addicted mother is adopted by a white social worker and her husband. Several years later, the baby's mother finds out her son is not dead, as she thought before and goes t...

Piku (2015) 7.6

Piku (2015)

A quirky comedy about the relationship between a daughter and her aging father, whose eccentricities drive everyone crazy.::Kiran Mascarenhas...

The Female Bunch (1971) 4

The Female Bunch (1971)

After a string of bad times with men, Sandy tries to kill herself. Co-waitress Libby saves her and takes her to meet some female friends of hers who live on a ranch in the desert. Grace, the leader of the gang, puts Sand...

Revolver Rani (2014) 4.6

Revolver Rani (2014)

In the hostile territory of Chambal, the land of rebels, politicians, bullets and blood, you either live by the gun or die by the gun. Revolver Rani is set in this hostile world where there are no friends; only fragile a...

Twelfth Night or What You Will (1996) 7.2

Twelfth Night or What You Will (1996)

Brother and sister Viola and Sebastian, who are not only very close but look a great deal alike, are in a shipwreck, and both think the other dead. When she lands in a foreign country, Viola dresses as her brother and ad...

Beanpole (2019) 7.1

Beanpole (2019)

1945, Leningrad. World War II has devastated the city, demolishing its buildings and leaving its citizens in tatters, physically and mentally. Although the siege - one of the worst in history - is finally over, life and ...

Seeta Aur Geeta (1972) 6.8

Seeta Aur Geeta (1972)

Seeta is ill treated by her cruel aunt Kaushalya. Fed up with her atrocities, one day Seeta leaves the house and runs into Raka. Meanwhile, her look-alike, Geeta, is apprehended by the police and brought to Kaushalya. Ge...

God Send Me a Man (2009) 3.7

God Send Me a Man (2009)

A stage play about a young lady in her 20's who keeps dating the wrong men, her friends and family try to make her see what she's doing wrong but she learns on her own that that the man she really needed was right in fro...

Lillian (2019) 6.7

Lillian (2019)

Lillian, an emigrant stranded in New York City, decides to walk back to her native Russia. She resolutely starts out on the long journey. A road movie straight across the USA into the freezing temperatures of Alaska. The...

Vitalina Varela (2019) 7.3

Vitalina Varela (2019)

Vitalina Varela takes its title from the name of its lead actress, a Cape Verdean woman who, as per usual with Costa's non-professional actors, plays a fictionalized version of herself. Vitalina first appeared in an epis...

The Errand of Angels (2008) 6.1

The Errand of Angels (2008)

A wide-eyed sister missionary arrives in Austria to begin her 18-month-long mission for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Despite having to make a few cultural adjustments, Sister Taylor meets every challe...

Seven Sins Forgiven (2011) 6.1

Seven Sins Forgiven (2011)

After the passing of his Pondicherry-born mentor, Susanna, Mumbai-based Dr. Arun Kumar Singh narrates his story to his wife, Nalini. With photographs from an old album that he has never shared with anyone, he informs her...

Secret Sunshine (2007) 7.5

Secret Sunshine (2007)

When her husband passes away in an automobile accident,Shin-ae relocates down south to her late husband's hometown of Miryang. Despite her efforts to settle down, in this unfamiliar and "much too normal place, she finds ...

I’m a Cyborg, But That’s OK (2006) 7.1

I’m a Cyborg, But That’s OK (2006)

A young woman who believes she's a cyborg hears voices and harms herself while at work making radios. She's hospitalized in a mental institution where she eats nothing and talks to inanimate objects. She's Young-goon, gr...

A Christmas Melody (2015) (TV) 6

A Christmas Melody (2015) (TV)

A gift of music transports people back to another time and place where they find their truest feelings.::Anonymous...

Woman on Top (2000) 5.3

Woman on Top (2000)

Plagued by chronic motion sickness, Isabella--a sultry Brazilian belle, and a gifted chef--needs to be in control in every aspect of her life: in her car; in the kitchen; on the dance floor, and of course, during sex. Ne...

Wanda, the Wicked Warden (1977) 4.6

Wanda, the Wicked Warden (1977)

Ilsa, now a vicious warden, runs a mental-hospital for young women. A girl deliberately "checks" in to the hospital to find out what has happened to her sister who stayed there. Meanwhile Ilsa and one of the guards are f...

Sarah’s Choice (2009) (V) 5.3

Sarah’s Choice (2009) (V)

Sarah Collins is considering an abortion. Before she makes her final decision, she is presented with three visions causing her to think about the impact on her future.::Chad Kapper...

Sweetness in the Belly (2019) 4.8

Sweetness in the Belly (2019)

Lilly, orphaned as a child, experiences her parents homeland of England, escaping civil war. She becomes the heart of a disenfranchised community in London, where she attempts to reunite people with their families. But h...

Alice and the Mayor (2019) 6.4

Alice and the Mayor (2019)

The mayor of Lyon, Paul Théraneau, is in a delicate position. After 30 years in politics, he is running out of ideas, feeling like an existential emptiness. To overcome this, Paul hires a young and brilliant philosopher,...

The Initiation of Sarah (2006) (TV) 5.2

The Initiation of Sarah (2006) (TV)

When Sarah, a girl with magic powers, and her normal twin sister Lindsey are invited to join both Alpha Nu Gamma and Pi Epsilon Delta, they discover that the two sororities aren't just rivals, they're bitter enemies. Sud...

“Parks and Recreation” (2009) 8.6

“Parks and Recreation” (2009)

Leslie Knope, a mid-level bureaucrat in an Indiana Parks and Recreation Department, hopes to beautify her town (and boost her own career) by helping local nurse Ann Perkins turn an abandoned construction site into a comm...

Two Days, One Night (2014) 7.3

Two Days, One Night (2014)

Sandra Bya, married with two children, has been off work from her job at Solwal on medical leave for depression. During her absence from work, her boss, M. Dumont, on the suggestion of her immediate supervisor, the shop ...

“His Dark Materials” (2019) 7.9

“His Dark Materials” (2019)

His Dark Materials is one of the supreme works of imaginative fiction for both children and adults published in the 20th century. Northern Lights introduces Lyra, an orphan, who lives in a parallel universe in which scie...

Luciferina (2018) 4.6

Luciferina (2018)

Natalia is a nineteen-year-old novice who reluctantly returns home to say goodbye to her dying father. However, when she meets up with her sister and her friends, she decides instead to travel the jungle in search of mys...

My Darling Vivian (2020) -

My Darling Vivian (2020)

The story of Vivian Liberto, Johnny Cash's first wife and the mother of his four daughters....

“Mira, Royal Detective” (2020) 7.3

“Mira, Royal Detective” (2020)

A brave and resourceful girl becomes a royal detective in India after solving a mystery that saved the kingdom's young prince....

Britney Spears Live: The Femme Fatale Tour (2011) 7.2

Britney Spears Live: The Femme Fatale Tour (2011)

Sexy. Slammin'. Outrageous. Hurl all the adjectives you want, but one word says it all: Britney. (Ms. Spears if you're nasty.) The Grammy-winning pop diva storms the stage with a fierce mix of fan-favorite hits and hot n...

Ichi-2008 6.6

Ichi-2008

Following the footsteps of the blind masseur and swordsman Zatoichi comes Ichi, a woman and a daughter who travels the land as a 'goze' or visually impaired woman who plays the traditional three-stringed shamisen. This w...

Under the Shadow-2016 6.9

Under the Shadow-2016

In the 80's, during the war between the Islamic post-revolutionary Iran and Iraq, the former leftist medical student Shideh tries to return to the university but is barred by the dean. The upset Shideh returns home and w...

The Adventures of Açela-2020 5.9

The Adventures of Açela-2020

Açela and her friends embark on an enchanting journey deep into a mysterious forest to discover the village's legend of the Taleteller....

Fiore-2016 6.5

Fiore-2016

Youth detention centre. Daphne, arrested for theft, falls in love with Josh, who is also a young robber. Men and women can not meet in jail and love is forbidden. Daphne and Josh's relationship is only based on glances f...

What Lies Above-2004 3.9

What Lies Above-2004

Still struggling to accept her fiancé's death in a rock climbing accident, mountain guide DIANA PENNINGTON gratefully accepts industrialist CURT SEAVER's offer to find the body using a new satellite imagery technology hi...

Girls of the Sun-2018 6.4

Girls of the Sun-2018

A Kurdish female battalion prepares to take back their town from extremists.::Anonymous...