Tag: female-protagonist

The Sentinel (1977) 6.4

The Sentinel (1977)

A fashion model moves into a house inhabited (on the top floor) by a blind priest. She begins having strange physical problems, has trouble sleeping at night, and has some nasty flashbacks of her attempted suicide. She c...

Office Killer (1997) 5.1

Office Killer (1997)

When Dorine Douglas' job as proofreader for Constant Consumer Magazine is turned into an at-home position during a downsizing, she doesn't know how to cope, but after accidentally killing one of her co-workers, she disco...

Animal Magnetism (2016) 5.5

Animal Magnetism (2016)

Maya, eccentric animal lover and videographer, is creating a documentary promoting inter-species compassion. Criticized by wealthy, image-conscious parents for an unconventional sleeping arrangement with her pet parrot, ...

Let Me Go (2017) 5.8

Let Me Go (2017)

Let Me Go is a film about mothers and daughters, it is about ghosts from the past and the impact they leave on the present. Developed from Helga Schneider's true life story, Let Me Go explores the effect on Helga's life ...

Dark Victory (1939) 7.5

Dark Victory (1939)

Judith Traherne is at the height of young society when Dr. Frederick Steele diagnoses a brain tumor. After surgery she falls in love with Steele. The doctor tells her secretary that the tumor will come back and eventuall...

Honey 2 (2011) 5.3

Honey 2 (2011)

Recently released from juvenile detention, talented dancer Maria Ramirez finds an outlet for her passion with a new dance crew.::MidnyteBlu...

Utopia (1983) 7.3

Utopia (1983)

A treatise on love and desire tainted by harsh reality of capitalism, in which submission to the laws of lust-as-commerce is played out by five prostitutes and their pimp, who pits them against one another so that they a...

The Morning After (1986) 6

The Morning After (1986)

Alex Sternberg wakes up with a hangover and no memory of how she ended up in bed with a dead man. She flees, convinced that she has had another blackout and stabbed someone. Her only support, Turner, an ex cop and recove...

The Worst Witch (1986) (TV) 7.1

The Worst Witch (1986) (TV)

Mildred Hubble (Fairuza Balk) is one of the young girls at a prestigious witch academy. She can't seem to do anything right and is picked on by classmates and teachers. The headmistress of the school, Miss Cackle (Charlo...

Kept Woman (2015) (TV) 6.3

Kept Woman (2015) (TV)

Jessica and her fiancé Evan just moved from the city into their dream home on a quiet suburban street. Soon after, Jessica catches her seemingly friendly new neighbor, Simon, in a strange lie and can't let her suspicions...

Elena and Her Men (1956) 6.3

Elena and Her Men (1956)

Polish countess Elena falls in love to a French radical party's candidate, a general, in pre-World War I Paris, but another officer pines for her....

My Blueberry Nights (2007) 6.6

My Blueberry Nights (2007)

Elizabeth's heart is broken. For solace, she drops in late at night a few times at Jeremy's diner for blueberry pie a la mode; they talk. Once, he watchers her sleep, her head on the counter. Abruptly, she leaves New Yor...

Though None Go with Me (2006) (TV) 6.9

Though None Go with Me (2006) (TV)

Based on the novel by Jerry Jenkins "Though None Go With Me" tell the story of a young woman growing up in the 50's who devotes her life to the service of God. All of the hardships and sorrows that befall her test her an...

Baby Boom (1987) 6.3

Baby Boom (1987)

J.C. Wiatt is a successful New York business woman known around town as the "tiger lady." She gets news of an inheritance from a relative from another country and off the bat she suspects it's money. Well it's not money,...

Miss Chazelles (2019) 5.8

Miss Chazelles (2019)

Clara and Marie are rivals. Clara is the first successor, while Marie won the Chazelles-sur-Lyon Prize. The tension rises between Clara's friends and Maries's family, but the girls are ambivalent....

The Cheetah Girls: One World (2008) (TV) 4.7

The Cheetah Girls: One World (2008) (TV)

In this "trequel" to The Cheetah Girls, Chanel, Dorinda, and Aqua, are off to India to star in a Bollywood movie. But when there they discover that they will have to compete against each other to get the role in the movi...

Heidi (1937) 7.3

Heidi (1937)

Eight-year-old Heidi is orphaned and her selfish maternal Aunt Dete takes her to the mountains to live with Adolph Kramer, her grumpy, old, outcast, survivalist paternal grandfather. Heidi brings her grandfather back int...

Blood: The Last Vampire (2000) 6.7

Blood: The Last Vampire (2000)

In Japan, the vampire-hunter Saya, who is a powerful original, is sent by her liaison with the government, David, posed as a teenage student to the Yokota High School on the eve of Halloween to hunt down vampires. Saya a...

L.A. Bounty (1989) 4.6

L.A. Bounty (1989)

A tough female ex-cop-turned-bounty hunter goes after the gang of a crazed killer who murdered her partner.::...

My Geisha (1962) 6.6

My Geisha (1962)

Paul Robaix is a well known director, married to Lucy Dell, a famous movie star. Robaix wants to make a movie of the classic play Madame Butterfly, but he doesn't want his wife to play the leading part, as in his previou...

Populaire (2012) 6.9

Populaire (2012)

Spring, 1958. 21-year-old Rose Pamphyle lives with her grouchy widower father who runs the village store. Engaged to the son of the local mechanic, she seems destined for the quiet, drudgery-filled life of a housewife. B...

Pigs (1973) 4.7

Pigs (1973)

Lynn Hart is a disturbed young woman who escapes from a mental hospital where she was committed for killing her abusive father who raped her. Stealing a nurse's uniform and car, Lynn ends up in a small California town wh...

Legally Blondes (2009) (V) 3.7

Legally Blondes (2009) (V)

Moving from England to California, the youngest cousins of Elle Woods must defend themselves when their schools reigning forces turn on the girls and try to frame them for a crime.::anonymous...

Camille (2019) 6.6

Camille (2019)

The story of Camille Lepage, a French photojournalist who was killed at age 26 in the Central African Republic....

Working Girl (1988) 6.8

Working Girl (1988)

Tess McGill is a frustrated secretary, struggling to forge ahead in the world of big business in New York. She gets her chance when her boss breaks her leg on a skiing holiday. McGill takes advantage of her absence to pu...

Confessions of a Shopaholic (2009) 5.9

Confessions of a Shopaholic (2009)

Struggling with her debilitating obsession with shopping and the sudden collapse of her income source, Rebecca Bloomwood (Isla Fisher) unintentionally lands a job writing for a financial magazine after a drunken letter-m...

Tinker Bell (2008) (V) 6.8

Tinker Bell (2008) (V)

Carried by the wind deep in the heart of the enchanting Pixie Hollow in the island of Neverland, the beautiful newly born fairy, Tinker Bell, discovers that her destiny as a tinker is to repair all sorts of things under ...

Music Box (1989) 7.4

Music Box (1989)

Hungarian immigrant Mike Laszlo has done well for himself since arriving in the USA over 40 years ago after WWII's end. He is particularly proud of his daughter, Ann, a successful lawyer. Following the release of some se...

What’s Love Got to Do with It (1993) 7.3

What’s Love Got to Do with It (1993)

Anna Mae Bullock always had a special voice. Soon after arriving in St. Louis to live with the mother who had walked out when she was small, she soon attracts the attention of pop group leader Ike Turner. She becomes his...

The Wait (2013) 4.7

The Wait (2013)

An enigmatic phone call from a psychic, catapults a family into a state of suspended belief while waiting for their recently deceased mother to be resurrected. One sister believes the claim, and the other staunchly oppos...

Lick the Star (1998) 6

Lick the Star (1998)

A clique of school girls devise a secret plan that they code-name "Lick the Star".::Steve Schonberger...

Suburban Girl (2007) 5.5

Suburban Girl (2007)

Brett, a young woman from the suburbs, is an associate editor at a small New York publishing house, hoping to be promoted when, on the same day, she meets a literary lion, Archie Knox, who's 50 and who shows an interest ...

Camp Rock 2: The Final Jam (2010) (TV) 5.2

Camp Rock 2: The Final Jam (2010) (TV)

Mitchie can't wait to return to camp rock so that she and love-interest Shane can spend the summer making music and having fun with their friends and band mates. But when a rival camp, Camp Star, run by famous music prod...

Los ojos de Julia (2010) 6.7

Los ojos de Julia (2010)

After the death of the blind Sara, who hanged herself in the basement of her house, her twin sister Julia suspects that she was actually murdered. Julia has a degenerative problem with her eyes and is losing her sight, a...

Camille Claudel (1988) 7.3

Camille Claudel (1988)

Biography of Camille Claudel. Sister of writer Paul Claudel, her enthusiasm impresses already-famous sculptor Auguste Rodin. He hires her as an assistant, but soon Camille begins to sculpt for herself and for Rodin. She ...

Promising Young Woman (2020) 7.2

Promising Young Woman (2020)

A young woman, traumatized by a tragic event in her past, seeks out vengeance against those who cross her path....

Nomadland (2020) 7.8

Nomadland (2020)

Following the economic collapse of a company town in rural Nevada, Fern (Frances McDormand) packs her van and sets off on the road exploring a life outside of conventional society as a modern-day nomad. The third feature...

Little Women (1949) 7.3

Little Women (1949)

The March sisters - Jo (June Allyson), Beth (Margaret O'Brien), Amy (Dame Elizabeth Taylor), and Meg (Janet Leigh) - struggle to make ends meet in their New England household while their father is away fighting in the Ci...

The Nanny Diaries (2007) 6.2

The Nanny Diaries (2007)

After graduating from Montclair State, New Jersey Girl Annie can't make up her mind about what to do with her life. After saving a little boy from being run over in the park, she is quickly employed as a nanny for a rich...

The Stepford Wives (1975) 6.9

The Stepford Wives (1975)

The Stepford Wives is about a small suburb where the women happily go about their housework - cleaning, doing laundry, and cooking gourmet meals - to please their husbands. Unfortunately, Bobbie and Joanna discover that ...