Tag: female-protagonist

Wreckers (2011) 6

Wreckers (2011)

A married couple moves back to its childhood village to start a family, but a surprise visit from the husband's brother ignites sibling rivalry and exposes lies embedded in the couple's relationship....

Persuasion (2007) (TV) 7.5

Persuasion (2007) (TV)

Royal Navy captain Wentworth was haughtily turned down eight years ago as suitor of pompous baronet Sir Walter Elliot's daughter Anne, despite true love. Now he visits their former seaside country estate, rented by his b...

The Stranger Beside Me (2003) (TV) 6.1

The Stranger Beside Me (2003) (TV)

While working at a Seattle clinic for women in the 1970s, aspiring crime writer, Ann Rule, unwittingly becomes friends with serial killer Ted Bundy.::Anonymous...

The Company of Wolves (1984) 6.7

The Company of Wolves (1984)

Rosaleen (Sarah Patterson) is a teenager, living in a country house in England with her family in the present days, and having a nightmare with wolves and werewolves in the Middle Ages. In her dream, her boring sister is...

Undine (2020) 6.4

Undine (2020)

Undine works as a historian lecturing on Berlin's urban development. But when the man she loves leaves her, the ancient myth catches up with her. Undine has to kill the man who betrays her and return to the water....

Anatomie (2000) 6.1

Anatomie (2000)

Medical student Paula Henning wins a place at an exclusive Heidelberg medical school. When the body of a young man she met on the train turns up on her dissection table, she begins to investigate the mysterious circumsta...

Mrs. Hyde (2017) 5.2

Mrs. Hyde (2017)

Mrs. Géquil is a teacher despised by her colleagues and students. On a stormy night, she is struck by lightning and faints. When she wakes up, she immediately feels reinvigorated and becomes a better and more engaging te...

God Exists, Her Name Is Petrunya (2019) 6.8

God Exists, Her Name Is Petrunya (2019)

Every January in a small town in North Macedonia, the high priest throws a cross into the local waters, while dozens of men charge for it. The one who finds the cross is believed to gain overall good fortune and prosperi...

Devil’s Pond (2003) 5.4

Devil’s Pond (2003)

What starts out as a romantic honeymoon on a deserted island turns into a horrible nightmare as Julianne discovers that her new husband is psychotic. she is trapped on the island by her fear of water, and he has no plans...

Postcards from the Edge (1990) 6.7

Postcards from the Edge (1990)

Substance-addicted Hollywood actress Suzanne Vale is on the skids. After a spell at a detox center her film company insists, as a condition of continuing to employ her, that she live with her mother, Doris Mann, who was ...

A Woman Is a Woman (1961) 7.5

A Woman Is a Woman (1961)

Sometimes, solemn but somehow empty vows of love and devotion are just not good enough, and a simple "I love you" may prove to be insufficient. As a result, Angela, a tall, slender, and graceful exotic dancer, has set he...

Saint Maud (2019) 7.1

Saint Maud (2019)

There, but for the grace of God, goes Maud, a reclusive young nurse whose impressionable demeanor causes her to pursue a pious path of Christian devotion after an obscure trauma. Now charged with the hospice care of Aman...

The Collaborators (2015) 7

The Collaborators (2015)

Suze and Christa, on the brink of failing their art degrees due to the invalidity of their final piece - a genuine gun and bullets - drink and drug their troubles away, but find themselves attacked and forced to use the ...

Hannah Takes the Stairs (2007) 5.6

Hannah Takes the Stairs (2007)

Hannah is a recent college graduate interning at a Chicago production company. She is crushing on two writers at work, Matt and Paul, who share an office and keep her entertained. Will a relationship with one of them dis...

Marona’s Fantastic Tale (2019) 7.6

Marona’s Fantastic Tale (2019)

Named "Neuf", after her position in her mother's litter, a little mixed-breed dog with a big heart and a cute, heart-shaped nose recounts the memory-laden story of her life after a terrible hit-and-run accident. Indeed, ...

The Mad Room (1969) 5.8

The Mad Room (1969)

Remake of 1941's "Ladies in Retirement" has Stella Stevens playing companion to wealthy, loony widow and she soon brings her brother and sister to live with them after they are released from an asylum for brutally murder...

Brick Lane (2007) 6.6

Brick Lane (2007)

A young Bangladeshi woman, Nazneen, arrives in 1980s London, leaving behind her beloved sister and home, for an arranged marriage and a new life. Trapped within the four walls of her flat in East London, and in a loveles...

In Her Line of Fire (2006) 3.8

In Her Line of Fire (2006)

When the Vice President's plane goes down near a remote Pacific island, he is kidnapped by rebel forces and held for ransom. It is up to his female Secret Service agent and a press secretary to infiltrate the camp and sa...

True Confessions of a Hollywood Starlet (2008) (TV) 5.6

True Confessions of a Hollywood Starlet (2008) (TV)

A young Hollywood starlet must adjust to a new small town life when she is sent to live with her aunt after a stint in rehab.::Anonymous...

A Dangerous Woman (1993) 5.8

A Dangerous Woman (1993)

Martha Horgan, a naive woman with an intellectual impairment who lives with her aunt Frances in a small town, is known for always telling the truth. She works at a dry cleaner, where her compulsive truth-telling leads he...

18-Year-Old Virgin (2009) (V) 2.9

18-Year-Old Virgin (2009) (V)

Kate is about to graduate. Her biggest dream is to have sex with Ryan Lambert. The only problem is that Ryan refuses to have sex with a virgin. This leads to a hunt for another man to lose her virginity to so she finally...

Rebecca (2020) 5.9

Rebecca (2020)

After a whirlwind romance in Monte Carlo with handsome widower Maxim de Winter (Armie Hammer), a newly married young woman (Lily James) arrives at Manderley, her new husband's imposing family estate on a windswept Englis...

Glitter (2001) 2.3

Glitter (2001)

Billie Frank is a shy, young multiracial girl who is sent away by her alcoholic mother at a very early age. At an orphanage, she befriends Louise and Roxanne. Flash forward to 1983. Billie and her friends are spotted by ...

Aaina (1977) 6.9

Aaina (1977)

Retired Ram Shastri is an upper-caste Hindu Brahmin who lives in a small Indian village and has a huge family which consists of his wife, Savitri, five daughters and three sons. In order to maintain his family he usually...

James Bond (2015) 5.4

James Bond (2015)

Nani (Allari Naresh) is a trepid and fearful guy who works as a software engineer. Bullet (Sakshi Chaudhary) is a mafia don in Dubai. Her mother doesn't know about Bullet's profession. Bullet is forced to come back to In...

Custody (2016) 6.4

Custody (2016)

The lives of three women are unexpectedly changed when they cross paths at a New York Family Court.::Carson Drae Searcy...

Mrs. Santa Claus (1996) (TV) 6.8

Mrs. Santa Claus (1996) (TV)

Neglected by her husband during the pre-Christmas rush, Mrs. Claus (Dame Angela Lansbury) takes the reindeer and sleigh out for a drive, only to end up stranded in the multicultural neighborhood of Manhattan's Lower East...

Trial by Fire (2008) (TV) 4.8

Trial by Fire (2008) (TV)

Kristin Scott is wrongfully blamed for the death of her father just prior to his retirement as a Captain with the fire department. Along with being the only female firefighter on her squad, this puts her at odds with the...

Ek Hasina Thi (2004) 7.6

Ek Hasina Thi (2004)

Sarika and Karan are employed in a big city called Mumbai in India. They meet, have a date, and find that they are attracted to each other. They do not know nor care of each others' backgrounds, and get married. They sta...

Variety (1983) 5.7

Variety (1983)

Christine (Sandy McLeod) takes a job selling tickets at a porno theater near Times Square. Instead of distancing herself from the dark and erotic nature of this milieu, she develops an obsession that begins to consume he...

9 to 5 (1980) 6.8

9 to 5 (1980)

Meet Franklin Hart (Dabney Coleman). The biggest "sexist, egotistical, lying, hypocritical bigot" boss on the planet. He thrills in taking advantage of his head female office staff; humiliating, downplaying, and condesce...

“Buffy the Vampire Slayer” (1997) 8.2

“Buffy the Vampire Slayer” (1997)

"In every generation there is a chosen one... she alone will stand against the vampires, the demons and the forces of darkness. She is the slayer." Buffy Summers knows this tale by heart, and no matter how hard she tries...

The Shadow People (2017) 3.3

The Shadow People (2017)

Newlyweds Megan (Kat Steffens, Parkland) and Andrew (Bug Hall, Castle) have just moved into their dream home with aspirations to start a family. But soon strange events start happening. Voices and shadowy figures haunt M...

Initiation: Silent Night, Deadly Night 4 (1990) (V) 3.9

Initiation: Silent Night, Deadly Night 4 (1990) (V)

A female reporter investigates the death of a woman who, on fire, leapt off of a building to her death. Her investigation leads her to discover the existence of a strange cult dedicated Egyptan god Isis--and the cult wan...

My Chauffeur (1986) 5.7

My Chauffeur (1986)

A free-spirited young woman (Deborah Foreman) upsets the status quo at a stuffy Brentwood limousine service.::...

Thousand Pieces of Gold (1990) 6.9

Thousand Pieces of Gold (1990)

In 1880's China, young Lalu is sold into marriage by her impoverished father. Rather than becoming a bride, Lalu ends up in an Idaho gold-mining town, the property of a saloon owner who renames her China Polly and plans ...

Kahaani (2012) 8.1

Kahaani (2012)

Kolkata is abuzz with the preparations for the annual Durga Puja festival, as seven months pregnant Vidya Bagchi steps off the airplane from London. Her first stop is the local police station to file a missing person rep...

Nathalie Granger (1972) 7.1

Nathalie Granger (1972)

This art film has no conventional dialog between the main characters. This tells a strangely compelling story of two women in a suburban home who are listening to radio news broadcasts about a missing child in their area...

Assault Girls (2009) 3.7

Assault Girls (2009)

In the aftermath of a global thermonuclear war three battle tested women wage war in a virtual video game against giant mutant sand whales.::JPDT...

Aquamarine (2006) 5.3

Aquamarine (2006)

In a dreary Florida beach resort village, luscious-limbed lifeguard Raymond is the main attraction for girls. Teenage buddies Claire and Hailey become experts on him by observation, but never dare actually approach him, ...