Bald-Headed Women In Movies

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Shaved heads, buzzed heads, skinheads, suedeheads, even bald wigs are OK here, but none of those manic pixie dream girl haircuts. That's a list of its own.
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The Naked Kiss (1964)
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Kelly, a prostitute, traumatised by an experience, referred to as 'The Naked Kiss,' by psychiatrists... (90 mins.)
Director: Samuel Fuller
“ In the opening scene, when I saw an arm reach up out of nowhere to snatch the wig hat off a woman's shiny bald head as she was in the middle of purse-whipping the daylights out of her pimp, I knew this was going to be my kind of movie. ” - satantango&cash
The Skin I Live In (2011)
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A brilliant plastic surgeon, haunted by past tragedies, creates a type of synthetic skin that withstands any kind of damage. His guinea pig: a mysterious and volatile woman who holds the key to his obsession. (120 mins.)
“ A mad doctor's experiments with facial skin transplants turns his captive lady into a bald and beautiful Elena Anaya, so of course the doc can't control himself. ” - satantango&cash
V for Vendetta (2005)
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In a future British tyranny, a shadowy freedom fighter, known only by the alias of "V", plots to overthrow it with the help of a young woman. (132 mins.)
Director: James McTeigue
“ Natalie Portman, the Star Wars face that launched a thousand erotic fanboy fictions, looks very good as a Baldielocks, until you remember that she was kidnapped, shaved, and thrown into prison. Head shaving has been a way to shame and disempower women throughout history and is still done today in some cultures. ” - satantango&cash
Splice (2009)
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Genetic engineers Clive Nicoli and Elsa Kast hope to achieve fame by successfully splicing together the DNA of different animals to create new hybrid animals for medical use. (104 mins.)
Director: Vincenzo Natali
“ Delphine Chaneac is a gene-spliced animal/human hybrid who grows into some kind of winged kangaroo thing with a bald head, but she's sexy enough to seduce her male creator, before she turns into a male and attacks her female creator. Not exactly a family movie, no. ” - satantango&cash
THX 1138 (1971)
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Set in the 25th century, the story centers around a man and a woman who rebel against their rigidly controlled society. (86 mins.)
Director: George Lucas
“ In a future dystopian underground city, people have given up their freedom for security, their emotions are suppressed by anti-depressant drugs, and they never look up from their touch-screen devices except to watch reality programming on their tv, or something like that... but LUH-3417, played by Maggie McOmie with a shaved head, breaks out of the dull conformity and tries to lead THX-1138 to freedom.

Most of the cast had their heads shaved for the film, and there is even a promo movie called Bald: The Making of THX 1138 where you can see them getting buzzed. ” - satantango&cash
The Passion of Joan of Arc (1928)
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A chronicle of the trial of Jeanne d'Arc on charges of heresy, and the efforts of her ecclesiastical jurists to force Jeanne to recant her claims of holy visions. (110 mins.)
Director: Carl Th. Dreyer
“ Saint Joan gets a jailhouse cut that leaves her almost bald - close enough for this stupid IMDB list. Anyway, listing a French silent classic that is on many critics' lists of the best movies of all time might just raise my rating a decimal point or two. ” - satantango&cash
Hiroshima Mon Amour (1959)
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A French actress filming an anti-war film in Hiroshima has an affair with a married Japanese architect as they share their differing perspectives on war. (90 mins.)
Director: Alain Resnais
“ After WWII, some French women who had a relationship with a German soldier during the occupation had their hair cut off then they were beaten and dragged naked through jeering crowds.
In this film we see a flashback of Emmanuele Riva locked in a basement with her hair all cut off as punishment for collaborating with her German boyfriend. ” - satantango&cash
Minority Report (2002)
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In a future where a special police unit is able to arrest murderers before they commit their crimes, an officer from that unit is himself accused of a future murder. (145 mins.)
“ Samantha Morton is some kind of bald-headed psychic who spends all day wired up in a bathtub full of milk dreaming abut the future. That's how I remember it, anyway. ” - satantango&cash
Star Trek: The Motion Picture (1979)
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When an alien spacecraft of enormous power is spotted approaching Earth, Admiral Kirk resumes command of the Starship Enterprise in order to intercept, examine and hopefully stop the intruder. (132 mins.)
Director: Robert Wise
“ Mr. Sulu, set a course for the planet of bald-headed women, and step on it!

Persis Khambatta's beautiful shiny domehead is probably the most memorable part of this voyage of the Starship V'Ger, the first Star Trek movie, but certainly not the last. The TV spinoff Babylon V had several baldies, too. ” - satantango&cash
Alien³ (1992)
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After her last encounter, LT Ellen Ripley crashlands on Fiorina Fury 161, a maximum security prison. When a series of strange and deadly events occur shortly after her arrival, Ripley realizes that she brought along an unwelcome visitor. (114 mins.)
Director: David Fincher
“ Sigourney Weaver was paid 4 million bucks to shave her head for this sequel, probably because long-haired women weren't action heroes yet back in '92. These days they're strong enough to fight anyone they want with as much hair as they want, as long as they wear a skin-tight body suit and high heels. ” - satantango&cash
Water (2005)
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The film examines the plight of a group of widows forced into poverty at a temple in the holy city of Varanasi. It focuses on a relationship between one of the widows, who wants to escape the social restrictions imposed on widows, and a man who is from the highest caste and a follower of Mahatma Gandhi. (117 mins.)
Director: Deepa Mehta
“ In 1938 India, a young girl, around 8 years old, is married off to an old man who soon dies, so her parents dress her in white, shave her head, and dump her off at an ashram for poor widows, all of whom have their hair cropped short except for the young and beautiful one who is prostituted to pay the rent. (The head widow later cuts her hair very short when she threatens to leave and get married. Of course, since she's played by Bollywood Bombshell Lisa Ray, she still looks amazing.) A priest tells one of the widows that the scriptures say a widow has three choices - to throw herself on her husband's funeral pyre, to live a life of deprivation, or to marry her husband's younger brother. A young Brahmin law student and follower of Ghandi later tells her that widows are sent away under the guise of religion, but the reality is that it is done simply so the family can save money by having one less person to feed and clothe. This traditional mistreatment of women is the main message of the film, creating much controversy which contributed to long delays in production and a negative response in India where such practices still occur in some areas. A message at the end of the film states that there are 34 million widows in India according to the 2001 census. ” - satantango&cash
Ten (2002)
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Ten sequences examine the emotional lives of women at significant junctures. (94 mins.)
“ The ten sequences are all filmed from a camera placed on the dashboard of a car, facing the driver and the passenger. The women in the car wear something to cover their hair, but not their face. Showing a woman's hair in Iranian films is not allowed. The driver picks up a friend who has been having relationship problems with her boyfriend. She removes her head covering and we see that she has shaved her head to get rid of the pain of her breakup. It comes as a real shock to suddenly see all of a woman's head, even if it is shaved. It's a nice trick by the director to let us see her this way without it being censored - he isn't breaking any rules by showing a woman's hair, because she doesn't have any. ” - satantango&cash
Mouth to Mouth (2005)
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An adventurous coming-of-age story that follows young rebellious Sherry through Europe as she loses her illusions, virginity and lip ring. (103 mins.)
Director: Alison Murray
“ Ellen Page runs away and joins a German street-people cult. The leader shaves the left half of her head making her run around with a sideways mullet. Then when she is finally accepted into the group, he shaves the rest. Her mom comes and has her head shaved, too. IMDB says all the cast members really shaved their heads for this film, and you can believe everything you read on IMDB... ” - satantango&cash
The Holy Mountain (1973)
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In a corrupt, greed-fueled world, a powerful alchemist leads a Christ-like character and seven materialistic figures to the Holy Mountain, where they hope to achieve enlightenment. (114 mins.)
“ A man listed in the credits as the "Alchemist" dressed in black wearing a black hat with an enormous rounded crown, rubs a wet towel over two similar-looking blonde women to remove their makeup. Then he takes off their jewelry and fake nails, and tears their clothing off. Next he cuts their hair off with a scissors, then cuts it very close with manual clippers, until finally they are completely bald. We see them briefly later in the film.

Towards the end of the film, when he and 9 other seekers have reached Lotus Island on their search for the Holy Mountain, he shaves everyone's head, including his and several women. We follow them around for the rest of the film. ” - satantango&cash
G.I. Jane (1997)
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A female Senator succeeds in enrolling a woman into Combined Reconnaissance Team training where everyone expects her to fail. (125 mins.)
Director: Ridley Scott
“ Demi Moore tries to join the Navy Seals and runs around looking hot with a five o'clock shadow on her head and bruises on her face from all that Seal training stuff. ” - satantango&cash
Empire Records (1995)
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The employees of an independent music store learn about each other as they try anything to stop the store being absorbed by a large chain. (90 mins.)
Director: Allan Moyle
“ Robin Tunney shaves her head in the bathroom of the hip little independent record store where she works, then punches in for another day of sneering at anyone who dares to even look a major-label record. ” - satantango&cash
Les Misérables (2012)
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In 19th-century France, Jean Valjean, who for decades has been hunted by the ruthless policeman Javert after breaking parole, agrees to care for a factory worker's daughter. The decision changes their lives forever. (158 mins.)
Director: Tom Hooper
“ Anne Hathaway had most of her long hair hacked off for this movie. Pictures online show her with her head completely shaved after the movie - they may or may not be fake. ” - satantango&cash
Dune (1984)
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A Duke's son leads desert warriors against the galactic emperor and his father's evil nemesis when they assassinate his father and free their desert world from the emperor's rule. (137 mins.)
Director: David Lynch
“ There's a bunch of creepy bald telepathic nuns from the future in this sci-fi adventure. ” - satantango&cash
Heaven (2002)
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A woman takes the law into her own hands after police ignore her pleas to arrest the man responsible for her husband's death, and finds herself not only under arrest for murder but falling in love with an officer. (97 mins.)
Director: Tom Tykwer
“ Cate Blanchette shaves her head to disguise herself from the law when she's on the run. What, a dye job or a hat and sunglasses wouldn't work? ” - satantango&cash
Anna and the King (1999)
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The story of the romance between the King of Siam and widowed British schoolteacher, Anna Leonowens, during the 1860s. (148 mins.)
Director: Andy Tennant
“ The king's concubine Bai Ling has her head shaved as punishment for loving another guy. I guess that's supposed to shame her and make her unattractive, but be careful your majesty, it might have the opposite effect. ” - satantango&cash
Rush Hour 3 (2007)
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After an attempted assassination on Ambassador Han, Lee and Carter head to Paris to protect a French woman with knowledge of the Triads' secret leaders. (91 mins.)
Director: Brett Ratner
“ Turns out, the list everybody is running around looking for is tattooed on the back of Noemie Lenoir's bald head. ” - satantango&cash
8 ½ Women (1999)
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Following the death of a mother, a father and son open up a brothel in their Genevan estate after watching . (118 mins.)
Director: Peter Greenaway
“ Toni Collette's head is shaved (and that ain't all) in this hilarious laugh riot about an old guy who starts a brothel and the working women who eventually run amuck. ” - satantango&cash
The Desire: A Journey of a Woman (2010)
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Gautami an Indian Odissi Dancer whose passion in life is dance Jai Leang an upcoming Chinese painter... (96 mins.)
“ Shilpa Shetty looks so good as a bald monk in this love story between an Indian classical dancer and a Chinese artist, that you'll want to run away and join a monastery (even if it's just a bald cap she's wearing.) ” - satantango&cash
My Sister's Keeper (2009)
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Anna Fitzgerald looks to earn medical emancipation from her parents who until now have relied on their youngest child to help their leukemia-stricken daughter Kate remain alive. (109 mins.)
Director: Nick Cassavetes
“ Cameron Diaz wears a bald cap playing a mother who shaves her head in solidarity with her daughter who suffers from leukemia, but the daughter, Sofia Vassilieva, shaved her head for real because she's a trooper. ” - satantango&cash
“ Barbara Mori shaves her head to support her son whose cancer treatment causes him to lose his hair. There seems to be a lot of this going around these days. ” - satantango&cash
The Wolf of Wall Street (2013)
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Based on the true story of Jordan Belfort, from his rise to a wealthy stock-broker living the high life to his fall involving crime, corruption and the federal government. (180 mins.)
Director: Martin Scorsese
“ A woman working in a depraved stock market boiler room is offered $10,000 to have her head shaved. We see a guy using electric clippers on her then we see her with most of her hair gone as a woman hands her a stack of money. And this is not the worst thing by far that the greedy pigs in the company do to women or to their customers. ” - satantango&cash
Nappily Ever After (????)
Venus Johnson, tired of waiting for her longtime boyfriend to propose, breaks up with him. But old feelings, and heaps of jealousy, no doubt, arise when he promptly begins dating another woman.
“ Halle Berry shaved her head for this 2007 film that has not been released yet (2013), so until it is, you'll have to be content to look at the photoshopped pictures of her online. ” - satantango&cash
Mad Max: Fury Road (2015)
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A woman rebels against a tyrannical ruler in postapocalyptic Australia in search for her home-land with the help of a group of female prisoners, a psychotic worshipper, and a drifter named Max. (120 mins.)
Director: George Miller
“ This film hasn't yet been released (2013) but Charlize Theron shaved her head to play someone named "Imperator Furiosa" so you know it will be worth seeing. ” - satantango&cash
Green Snake (1993)
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Two snake spirits become human and learn about love and suffering. A monk discovers his own weaknesses and finds that morality is not as simple as he had thought. (99 mins.)
Director: Hark Tsui
“ When he is meditating in a temple, a monk is distracted by several bald-headed monkey women with long tails. ” - satantango&cash
The Devils (1971)
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In 17th-century France, Father Urbain Grandier seeks to protect the city of Loudun from the corrupt establishment of Cardinal Richelieu. Hysteria occurs within the city when he is accused of witchcraft by a sexually repressed nun. (111 mins.)
Director: Ken Russell
“ Some of the nuns pretending (or are they?) to be possessed by the devil have shaved heads. ” - satantango&cash
Spy Kids (2001)
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The children of secret-agent parents must save them from danger. (88 mins.)
“ A woman has a mostly-shaved head with some chunks of hair that weren't shaved. ” - satantango&cash
Me and Earl and the Dying Girl (2015)
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High schooler Greg, who spends most of his time making parodies of classic movies with his co-worker Earl, finds his outlook forever altered after befriending a classmate who has just been diagnosed with cancer. (105 mins.)
“ Olivia Cooke shaved her head for her part as a girl undergoing chemotherapy. ” - satantango&cash
Vera (2003)
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The story of an android that raises alive in the deepest caves of the mayan zone in México and meets and old dying man... (86 mins.)
“ Urara Kusanagi starved her body, shaved off her hair, and painted her skin blue for the role of a Vera, who is some kind of spirit guide or extra-terrestrial or android or something definitely not human. ” - satantango&cash
Caged (1950)
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A naive nineteen year old widow becomes coarsened and cynical when she is sent to a woman's prison and is exposed to hardened criminals and sadistic guards. (96 mins.)
Director: John Cromwell
“ Eleanor Parker is a nineteen-year-old woman in prison who gets sent to solitary for fighting with a prison matron. Before she's locked up, the matron, who believes in old-fashioned prison punishment, has Eleanor held down and gagged while she shaves her head. The warden tries to fire the matron because Eleonar had a nervous breakdown after losing all her hair. ” - satantango&cash
Miss You Already (2015)
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The friendship between two life-long girlfriends is put to the test when one starts a family and the other falls ill. (112 mins.)
“ Toni Collette shaved her head for real for her role as a women getting treatment for breast cancer. ” - satantango&cash
The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 2 (2015)
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As the war of Panem escalates to the destruction of other districts, Katniss Everdeen, the reluctant leader of the rebellion, must bring together an army against President Snow, while all she holds dear hangs in the balance. (137 mins.)
“ Jena Malone is seen at the beginning of the movie in a hospital with her head completely shaved, and at the end we see that it has grown back, but the baldness was fake - a combination of special effects, a bald wig, and a real bald-headed woman as a body double.
Natalie Dormer also has the left side of her head shaved and tatooed and very long hair brushed over the right side. ” - satantango&cash
Guardians of the Galaxy (2014)
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A group of intergalactic criminals are forced to work together to stop a fanatical warrior from taking control of the universe. (121 mins.)
Director: James Gunn
“ Karen Gillan shaved her head for real for her role as the villain Nebula. ” - satantango&cash
Star Trek: First Contact (1996)
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The Borg go back in time intent on preventing Earth's first contact with an alien species. Captain Picard and his crew pursue them to ensure that Zefram Cochrane makes his maiden flight reaching warp speed. (111 mins.)
Director: Jonathan Frakes
“ Alice Krige plays the Borg Queen who has a bald head with some wires sticking out of it. It's a good look for her. ” - satantango&cash