Tag: strong-female-character

Around the Sun (2019) 7.9

Around the Sun (2019)

Touring a repossessed chateau, a film location scout falls for its flirtatious representative, who recounts the story of an influential book written there. But is their connection for real, or just a projection of the bo...

Interview (2007) 6.8

Interview (2007)

Everyone wants a piece of a celebrity. Pierre is a political reporter, assigned to write a fluff piece on Katya, a blond who acts in slasher movies and a Fox show about single girls in the city. The interview, at a resta...

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...

Dum Laga Ke Haisha (2015) 7.5

Dum Laga Ke Haisha (2015)

It is the 1990s, the tape-cassette is dying, CDs will soon be the rage and a regular arranged marriage will turn out to be a perfect mismatch. Prem (Ayushmann Khurrana) is a shy music buff who runs a tape recording shop ...

The Prince and Me (2004) 5.9

The Prince and Me (2004)

At the University of Wisconsin in Madison, Paige, a pre-med student and a farm girl from Manitowoc, meets Eddie, a fellow student from Denmark, whom she first dislikes but later accepts, likes, and loves. Paige takes Edd...

The Girl Who Kicked the Hornet’s Nest-2009 7.3

The Girl Who Kicked the Hornet’s Nest-2009

After taking a bullet to the head, Salander is under close supervision in a hospital and is set to face trial for attempted murder on her eventual release. With the help of journalist Mikael Blomkvist and his researchers...

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....

Summer Snow-2014 6.2

Summer Snow-2014

Hallie Benson is a small girl with a big heart. Unfortunately, her creative ways of helping often create a mess. Dan Benson doesn't cook, do hair or know how to help his three children without his beautiful wife and her ...

St. Trinian’s-2007 5.8

St. Trinian’s-2007

St Trinians proudly continues to represent the unacceptable face of British education. When the new Minister of Education announces he will personally sort the place out he doesn't realise either the enormity of the task...

Road to Ruin-1991 4.8

Road to Ruin-1991

Jack Sloan is a very wealthy American business man working in Paris who falls in love with a beautiful model. After a seed of doubt is planted by an associate that she is probably after his fortune, he hatches a scheme t...

Cold Comfort Farm-1995 7.2

Cold Comfort Farm-1995

In England in the early 1930s, twenty-year-old Flora Poste (Kate Beckinsale), recently orphaned, and left with only one hundred pounds sterling a year, goes to stay with distant relatives on Cold Comfort Farm. Everyone o...

The Last Survivors-2014 5.3

The Last Survivors-2014

At the edge of an expansive barren valley, all that remains of The Wallace Farm for Wayward Youth is a few hollowed-out husks of buildings. Seventeen year-old Kendal (Haley Lu Richardson) can barely recall when the Orego...

Das Hotelzimmer-2014 6.3

Das Hotelzimmer-2014

The failed documentary film maker Lukas Schmidt interviews the successful writer Agnes Lehner in a hotel room. As a past acquaintance between them is revealed, different accounts of a traumatic event are mixed with lies ...

A Single Girl-1995 6.9

A Single Girl-1995

Early one morning Valerie has to tell her unemployed boyfriend Remi that she is pregnant. She has decided to keep the child, but they argue whether they should break up or not. That same morning Valerie starts working in...

Ladies and Gentlemen, the Fabulous Stains-1982 6.8

Ladies and Gentlemen, the Fabulous Stains-1982

Corrine Burns retreats far into plans for her band, The Fabulous Stains, after her mother's death. So far that she gets them (she and two cousins) on a tour with a washed-out glam-rock group and a rising British punk ban...

Feds-1988 5.5

Feds-1988

Ellie DeWitt and Janis Zuckermann are admitted to the very strict FBI Training Academy. They get a hard course in which they learn to deal with guns and recognize crimes. They also get physical training. Ellie is a real ...

Bandslam-2009 6.3

Bandslam-2009

Will centers on a high school outcast and a popular girl who form an unlikely bond through their shared love of music. Assembling a like-minded crew of misfits, the friends form a rock group and perform in the battle of ...

Blood and Chocolate-2007 5.5

Blood and Chocolate-2007

In Bucharest, Romania, the orphan Vivian was raised by her aunt after losing her parents ten years ago in the Rocky Mountains, Colorado. Her family belongs to a bloodline of werewolves and Vivian is promised to the leade...

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...

Fast Forward-1985 5.8

Fast Forward-1985

Eight young people from Ohio, who are dancers, come to New York City to compete in a major talent competition. But, when they get there, they learn that they have to wait some time before they take part in it. So they tr...

The Gathering-2002 5.6

The Gathering-2002

While going to the town of Ashby Wake, the drifter Cassie is hit by a car driven by Marion Kirkman and loses her memory. Marion invites Cassie to stay in her huge old house with her family, while recovering from the trau...

Female Prisoner Scorpion: Beast Stable-1973 7

Female Prisoner Scorpion: Beast Stable-1973

Sasori is outside the prison and on the run from the police, wanted for breaking out of prison and murder. She takes refuge with a woman who has a brother with a learning disability. The woman and her brother are also in...

Red: Werewolf Hunter-2010 4.4

Red: Werewolf Hunter-2010

The modern-day descendant of Little Red Riding Hood brings her fiancé home to meet her family and reveal their occupation as werewolf hunters, but after he is bitten by a werewolf, she must protect him from her own famil...

All American Christmas Carol-2013 4.5

All American Christmas Carol-2013

Living for fun, shouldering no responsibilities and trolloping around in a drunken haze with any guy who'll have her, Cindy Wegman is trailer park trash through and through - so much so that when one of her kids' fathers...

Comes a Horseman-1978 6.3

Comes a Horseman-1978

Ella Connors is a single woman who gets pressured to sell her failing cattle farm to her corrupt ex suitor, Jacob Ewing. She asks for help from her neighbor, Frank Athearn. As Ella and Frank fight back through stampedes,...

Ella Enchanted-2004 6.2

Ella Enchanted-2004

Based on Gail Carson Levine's award winning novel, this is the story of Ella, a young woman who was given a "gift" of obedience by a fairy named Lucinda. She must obey anything anyone tells her to do. When her mother pas...

Emil and the Detectives-2001 5.9

Emil and the Detectives-2001

Emil goes to Berlin to see his grandmother with a large amount of money and is offered sweets by a strange man that make him sleep. He wakes up at his stop with no money. It is up to him and a group of children to save t...

Wild Horses-2015 4.8

Wild Horses-2015

A detective opens up a fifteen-year-old missing persons case, and begins to suspect that the missing boy was murdered, and that a local rancher was involved.::Jon...

The Unknown Girl-2016 6.5

The Unknown Girl-2016

The efficient Dr. Jenny Davin works hard and has been chosen to replace Dr. Habran, who has just retired, at the Kennedy Hospital. One night, someone rings the bell of her office after-hours and Dr. Davin asks her traine...

Inspector Gadget-1999 4.1

Inspector Gadget-1999

A remake of the television series, Matthew Broderick stars as Gadget, who suffers an accident at the beginning of the film, and befriends Brenda, a robotic surgeon who repairs Gadget so that he can defeat the villain Cla...

Bless the Child-2000 5.1

Bless the Child-2000

Omens and concepts of good vs. evil have no place in Maggie O'Connor's well-ordered, practical universe. Her life revolves around her job as a nurse at a busy New York City hospital, until one rainy night, her sister Jen...

Web of Dreams-2019 6.8

Web of Dreams-2019

Leigh VanVoreen had to escape from Farthinggale Manor and the secrets she harbored. She fell into the arms of Luke Casteel, whose devotion promised her hope. Only Luke knew her deepest secret. Bravely she bore the local ...

The Incredibles-2004 8

The Incredibles-2004

Bob Parr (A.K.A. Mr. Incredible), and his wife Helen (A.K.A. Elastigirl), are the world's greatest famous crime-fighting superheroes in Metroville. Always saving lives and battling evil on a daily basis. But fifteen year...

Veronica Guerin-2003 6.9

Veronica Guerin-2003

Based on a true story, this is about the Irish journalist Veronica Guerin (Cate Blanchett), a reporter for The Sunday Independent, who exposed some of Dublin's most powerful crime barons and drug lords in 1996. But later...

Alien 2: On Earth-1980 3.7

Alien 2: On Earth-1980

A spaceship lands back on Earth after a failed mission, but the astronauts have been replaced by hideous creatures that can penetrate people's bodies and make them explode. A group of cave explorers are attacked by the m...

Thor: The Dark World-2013 6.9

Thor: The Dark World-2013

Thousands of years ago, a race of beings known as Dark Elves tried to send the universe into darkness by using a weapon known as the Aether. Warriors from Asgard stopped them, but their leader Malekith (Christopher Eccle...

Molly Moon and the Incredible Book of Hypnotism-2015 5.3

Molly Moon and the Incredible Book of Hypnotism-2015

This movie is about a young orphan girl who just happens to come across a hypnotizing book. She hypnotizes her way onto a London show and becomes rich and famous. But she loses her best friend due to her lack of attentio...

Maria Full of Grace-2004 7.4

Maria Full of Grace-2004

María Álvarez, an independent, feisty, and underpaid seventeen-year-old Colombian rose packager is stuck in a tedious life and a dead-end relationship with her good-for-nothing boyfriend, Juan. And as if things weren't b...

Case 39-2009 6.2

Case 39-2009

"Case 39" centers on an idealistic social worker who saves an abused 10-year-old girl from her parents only to discover that the girl is not as innocent as she thinks....

Trespass-2011 5.3

Trespass-2011

Kyle and Sarah Miller have it all: a huge gated house on the water, fancy cars, and the potential for romance in their relationship. He's just back from a business trip (he brokers diamonds) and their teen daughter Avery...