Tag: female-protagonist

Baby Blood-1990 5.9

Baby Blood-1990

A cruel circus owner beats and abuses his pregnant wife. One day the circus receives a leopard newly captured in Africa, but the animal soon dies. However, an evil creature that was inside the leopard bursts out of the a...

Creep-2004 5.6

Creep-2004

Heading home late one night after a party, Kate falls asleep while waiting for her train. She awakens to find herself trapped in the London underground, with all the doors locked for the evening. While being attacked by ...

Raise Your Voice-2004 5.9

Raise Your Voice-2004

This film is about a teenage girl who is very upset about her brother's death in a car crash. Terri has a love of singing and making up her own songs. Her brother (before his death) secretly submits a DVD of her singing ...

Anywhere But Here-1999 6.2

Anywhere But Here-1999

Fed up with her small-town Bay City existence, Adele August leaves her family and second husband and heads for Beverley Hills with her daughter. The teenager resents the move and her mother's always flamboyant behaviour ...

Sibyl-2019 6.1

Sibyl-2019

Alternately traumatic and sensual memories from that period keep intruding on 40ish Sibyl's otherwise mended life, like rude mental glitches. Perhaps that's partly why she hits the brakes on her day job, dropping multipl...

Divine Secrets of the Ya-Ya Sisterhood-2002 6.1

Divine Secrets of the Ya-Ya Sisterhood-2002

Siddalee Walker (Sandra Bullock), a famous New York City playwright, is quoted in Time Magazine and infuriates her dramatic, Southern mother. A long-distant fight wages until her mother's friends (and members of the Ya-Y...

Atlantics-2019 7.1

Atlantics-2019

In a popular suburb of Dakar, workers on the construction site of a futuristic tower, without pay for months, decide to leave the country by the ocean for a better future. Among them is Souleiman, the lover of Ada, promi...

Sydney White-2007 6.2

Sydney White-2007

This modern retelling of the classic fairytale follows a beautiful college freshman as she pledges her late mother's once dignified sorority. But after discovering that today's sisterhood is not what it used to be, Sydne...

Private Benjamin-1980 6.2

Private Benjamin-1980

When her husband dies on their wedding night, Judy decides to join the United States Army. She realizes that she has never been independent in her entire life. What looks like a bad decision at first, turns out not so ba...

The Watcher Self-2016 4.4

The Watcher Self-2016

The Watcher Self is an unsettling psychosexual chiller written and directed by Matt Cruse about one woman's descent into hell. Cora (Karen French) begins her day facing the consequences of a nightmare. Struggling to main...

Loving Annabelle-2006 6.3

Loving Annabelle-2006

Annabelle is the wise-beyond-her-years newcomer to an exclusive Catholic girls school. Having been expelled from her first two schools she's bound to stir some trouble. Sparks fly between her and her teacher, Simone Brad...

Femme Fatale-2002 6.2

Femme Fatale-2002

The thief Laurie Ash steals the expensive diamond jewel called 'Eye of the Serpent' in an audacious heist during an exhibition in Cannes 2001 Festival. She double-crosses her partners and is mistakenly taken as Lily, a w...

Raising Helen-2004 6

Raising Helen-2004

Helen Harris is living the life she's always dreamed of: her career at a top modeling agency is on the rise; she spends her days at fashion shows and her nights at the city's hottest clubs. But her carefree lifestyle com...

Love Comes Softly-2003 7.4

Love Comes Softly-2003

Aaron Claridge dies while leading his pregnant wife Marty, an East coast teacher, on the wagon trail to the West. Destitute and unprotected, she accepts a marriage of convenience with widower Clark Davis to help raise hi...

Bewitched-2005 4.8

Bewitched-2005

Out in California's San Fernando Valley, Isabel is trying to reinvent herself. A naïve, good-natured witch, she is determined to disavow her supernatural powers and lead a normal life. At the same time, across town, Jack...

Brittany Runs a Marathon-2019 6.9

Brittany Runs a Marathon-2019

Hilarious, outgoing and always up for a good time, New Yorker Brittany Forgleris everybody's best friend -- except maybe her own. At 27, her hard-partying ways, chronic underemployment and toxic relationships are catchin...

Spice World-1997 3.5

Spice World-1997

Climb aboard the double decker Spice Bus and get ready for a madcap musical adventure with the sexy phenomenons of pop - the Spice Girls. An encounter with extra-terrestrials, a night in a haunted castle, and a moment of...

Something to Talk About-1995 5.7

Something to Talk About-1995

Grace Bichon, who is managing her father's riding-stable, discovers that her husband Eddie deceives her with another woman. After confronting him in the middle of the night on the streets of their small home town, she de...

Princess Cyd-2017 6.7

Princess Cyd-2017

Eager to escape life with her depressive single father, 16-year-old athlete Cyd Loughlin visits her novelist aunt in Chicago over the summer. While there, she falls for a girl in the neighborhood, even as she and her aun...

Radioflash-2019 5.8

Radioflash-2019

When a nuclear device causes an electromagnetic pulse that kills power to more than 200 million people, a teenage girl must help lead her family to survival in a dark new world....

Don’t Knock Twice-2016 5.1

Don’t Knock Twice-2016

The sculptor Jess unsuccessfully tries to retrieve the custody of her teenage daughter Chloe. During the night, Chloe and her boyfriend Danny play a prank challenging an urban legend: and they knock twice on the door of ...

Circle of Friends-2006 5.2

Circle of Friends-2006

Maggie is a 30-year-old New York City career woman who returns to her hometown in update New York for a funeral of an old friend, and becomes reacquainted with three old high school friends, Joan, Susan, and Emily, as we...

Hear No Evil-1993 5

Hear No Evil-1993

Jillian Shanahan, a deaf woman, becomes the target of a ruthless and corrupt cop. The cop is looking for a stolen coin, which he plans to keep for himself. A journalist briefly acquires the coin and hides it in Jillian's...

Remember the Goal-2016 5.8

Remember the Goal-2016

A new Coach takes over the girls cross country program at a private Christian school and sets a goal for them to win the state meet. As they begin to train for this, the top five runners each deal separately with a parti...

Bobbi Jene-2017 6.3

Bobbi Jene-2017

The story of Bobbi Jene Smith, a longtime dancer in Israeli choreographer Ohad Naharin's Batsheva Dance Group, who is prepared to sacrifice everything for her art and stand up to anyone who does not understand or questio...

The Mentor-2014 5

The Mentor-2014

Elizabeth May tries to put the loss of her eight-year-old daughter behind her by going back to teaching. Under the stress of the tragedy her husband Brian May has moved out while Elizabeth is desperate to save her marria...

Selena-1997 6.7

Selena-1997

The film tells the story of the life of Mexican "Tejano" style singer Selena Quintanilla-Perez and the progress of her career resulting in her No. 1 US album....

A Girl Like Her-2015 7

A Girl Like Her-2015

16 year old Jessica Burns has a secret that she's afraid to share with anyone - except her best friend, Brian Slater. For the past year she's been victimized by another girl - her former friend, Avery Keller, one of Sout...

Sugar & Spice-2001 5.7

Sugar & Spice-2001

Jack and Diane were lovers, two crazy kids living in the heartlands. Airheaded Diane captains the cheerleading squad, who follow her through whatever she does. Jack is, of course, the football team's star quarterback. Wh...

Erotic Ghost Story-1990 5.7

Erotic Ghost Story-1990

Three vixens have meditated for 1,000 years to able to shed their animal natures and become human. For the final month of their rigors, they have moved near a village where women pray to a god of fertility. One sister vi...

The Shamer’s Daughter-2015 6

The Shamer’s Daughter-2015

The Shamer's daughter, Dina, has unwillingly inherited her mother's supernatural ability. She can look straight into the soul of other people, making them feel ashamed of themselves. When the sole heir to the throne is w...

The Bitch-1979 3.4

The Bitch-1979

The owner of a trendy disco starts having problems with the men in her life and the Mafia, which is trying to move in on her place.::...

Mirror Mirror-1990 5.6

Mirror Mirror-1990

Shy teenager Megan moves to a new town with her widowed mother and quickly becomes the most unpopular girl in high school. But when she starts to communicate with a mysterious mirror, her tormentors begin to meet with a ...

Nightmare-1964 6.7

Nightmare-1964

Janet is a young student at a private school; her nights are troubled by horrible dreams in which she sees her mother, who is in fact locked in an insane asylum, haunting her. Expelled because of her persistent nightmare...

A Life of Her Own-1950 6.3

A Life of Her Own-1950

Small town Kansas girl, Lily James, is the latest model working for the Thomas Callaway Agency in New York City. Despite her small town roots, Lily is street-wise because of her tough growing up experiences, and as such ...

Winter’s Bone-2010 7.2

Winter’s Bone-2010

Her family home in danger of being repossessed after her dad skips bail and disappears, Ozark teen Ree Dolly (Jennifer Lawrence) breaks the local code of conduct by confronting her kin about their conspiracy of silence. ...

Moonlight and Valentino-1995 5.7

Moonlight and Valentino-1995

College poetry professor and poet Rebecca Trager Lott's husband Ben Lott has just died in a freak accident. Rebecca's support during this difficult time consists of her best friend Sylvie Morrow, her sister Lucy Trager, ...

Picture Perfect-1997 5.5

Picture Perfect-1997

Kate is working on a career at Mercer Advertising but is passed up for promotion because she's 'not stable enough', still being single and having no ties to the company. A story is made up about her being engaged to Nick...

Red Shoes and the Seven Dwarfs-2019 6.9

Red Shoes and the Seven Dwarfs-2019

Princes who have been turned into Dwarfs seek the red shoes of a lady in order to break the spell, although it will not be easy. A parody with a twist....

Intruder-2016 3.2

Intruder-2016

During one of Oregon's most violent storms, a young cellist seeks solitude and comfort in the safety of her large apartment, but soon realizes she might not be home alone. With the modern and simple tone of Paranormal Ac...