Most Popular "Female Lead" Titles
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1. Orange Is the New Black (2013– )
55 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama
The story of Piper Chapman, a woman in her thirties who is sentenced to fifteen months in prison after being convicted of a decade-old crime of transporting money for her drug-dealing girlfriend.
2. The Silence of the Lambs (1991)
R | 118 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
A young F.B.I. cadet must confide in an incarcerated and manipulative killer to receive his help on catching another serial killer who skins his victims.
6. Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles (2008–2009)
PG | 60 min | Action, Drama, Sci-Fi
Set after the events in 'Terminator 2' Sarah Connor and her son John, trying to stay under-the-radar from the government as they plot to destroy the computer network Skynet in hopes of preventing Armageddon.
7. Lara Croft: Tomb Raider (2001)
PG-13 | 100 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Video game adventuress Lara Croft comes to life in a movie where she races against time and villains to recover powerful ancient artifacts.
8. Adventures in Babysitting (1987)
PG-13 | 102 min | Action, Comedy, Crime
Chris Parker agrees to babysit after her "dread" date stands her up. Expecting a dull evening, Chris settles down with three kids for a night of TV... and boredom. But when her frantic ... See full summary »
9. Twin Peaks: Fire Walk with Me (1992)
R | 135 min | Mystery, Thriller
A young FBI agent disappears while investigating a murder miles from Twin Peaks that may be related to the future murder of Laura Palmer; the last week of the life of Laura Palmer is chronicled.
10. Just One of the Guys (1985)
PG-13 | 90 min | Comedy, Romance
Terry Griffith has got it all -- looks, popularity, the perfect college boyfriend, and an article that's a shoo-in to win her a summer internship at the local newspaper... or so she thinks.... See full summary »
11. Curse of Chucky (2013 Video)
R | 97 min | Crime, Horror, Thriller
After her mother's mysterious death, Nica begins to suspect that the talking, red-haired doll her visiting niece has been playing with may be the key to recent bloodshed and chaos.
12. G.I. Jane (1997)
R | 125 min | Action, Drama
A female Senator succeeds in enrolling a woman into Combined Reconnaissance Team training where everyone expects her to fail.
13. The Lizzie McGuire Movie (2003)
PG | 94 min | Adventure, Comedy, Family
Lizzie McGuire has graduated from middle school and takes a trip to Rome, Italy with her class. And what was supposed to be only a normal trip, becomes a teenager's dream come true.
14. While You Were Sleeping (1995)
PG | 103 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
Ticket collecting romantic pretends to be engaged to an unconscious man but can't fool his brother
16. Supergirl (1984)
PG | 150 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy
After losing a powerful orb, Kara, Superman's cousin, comes to Earth to retrieve it and instead finds herself up against a wicked witch.
17. Judging Amy (1999–2005)
60 min | Drama
A family drama focused on three generations of women living together in Hartford, Connecticut. Amy Brenneman plays Amy Gray, who left New York City behind and now works as a family court ... See full summary »
18. Whiteout (2009)
R | 101 min | Action, Crime, Mystery
U.S. Marshal Carrie Stetko tracks a killer in Antarctica, as the sun is about to set for six months.
21. Ellen: The Ellen DeGeneres Show (2003– )
TV-G | 60 min | Comedy, Talk-Show | Active
A mix of celebrity interviews, musical performers, audience participation games, and segments spotlighting real people with extraordinary stories and talents, hosted by comedienne Ellen DeGeneres.
22. Twisted (I) (2004)
R | 97 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
Jessica, whose father was a serial killer, is a police officer. While investigating a murder, she finds herself in the centre of her own investigation, when her former lovers start dying around her at a furious pace.
24. Blood Ties (2006– )
60 min | Drama, Fantasy, Horror
This gritty supernatural drama centers on Vicki Nelson a former homicide cop turned private investigator and Henry Fitzroy a 470 year old vampire. Together they form a unique team solving cases and dealing with the supernatural world.
25. Hanging Up (2000)
PG-13 | 94 min | Comedy, Drama
A trio of sisters bond over their ambivalence toward the approaching death of their curmudgeonly father, to whom none of them was particularly close.
26. Irresistible (2006)
R | 103 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller
A wife and mother is consumed by the thought that her husband's co-worker is trying to win him away from her and their family.
27. Frances (1982)
R | 140 min | Biography, Drama, Romance
The true story of Frances Farmer's meteoric rise to fame in Hollywood and the tragic turn her life took when she was blacklisted.
28. Cold Comfort Farm (1995 TV Movie)
PG | 95 min | Comedy, Romance
In England in the early 1930's, 20 year old Flora Poste, recently orphaned and left with only 100 pounds a year, goes to stay with distant relatives on Cold Comfort Farm. Everyone on the ... See full summary »
29. Against the Ropes (2004)
PG-13 | 111 min | Biography, Drama, Romance
A fictional story inspired by North America's most famous female boxing promoter, Jackie Kallen. Her struggle to survive and succeed in a male dominated sport.
34. Love's Christmas Journey (2011 TV Movie)
240 min | Drama, Romance
While mourning the loss of her husband and daughter, recently widowed Ellie King (Natalie Hall) visits her brother Aaron Davis (Greg Vaughan) and his children for Christmas. Ellie does her ... See full summary »
36. Rude Awakening (1998–2001)
TV-MA | 22 min | Comedy
Billie Frank, an out of work alcoholic actress, used to be somewhat of a star in her day, but now she's all washed up. With the help of her mother, Trudy, Billie tries to pick up the pieces... See full summary »
37. The Client (1995–1996)
60 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
This series was based on the book by John Grisham about Reggie Love, a lawyer, who just started her practice and is also a recovering alcoholic which was made into a movie starring Susan ... See full summary »
39. Daria in 'Is It College Yet?' (2002 TV Movie)
TV-14 | 90 min | Animation, Comedy
Daria, Jane, and the rest of the Lawndale High seniors face graduation and college in this series finale TV-movie from MTV's "Daria."
40. Daria in 'Is It Fall Yet?' (2000 TV Movie)
TV-14 | 75 min | Animation, Comedy
This animated made-for-TV movie, based on MTV's hit "Daria," explores the summer vacation of Daria and her classmates at Lawndale High.
41. Junkyard Dog (2010)
R | 96 min | Thriller
A gritty psychological-horror-thriller that delves the demented mind of a cannibalistic serial rapist who kidnaps his tenth victim in as many months on Halloween night.
42. Jenny (1997– )
30 min | Comedy
After inheriting a residence in Hollywood, Jenny and her friend leave their crappy jobs in Utica, New York. The house being mortgage afflicted, they must rent the guest house to two ... See full summary »
43. Barbara (1995–2003)
27 min | Comedy
Whether she likes it or not the out-spoken, no-nonsense Yorkshire woman Barbara ('Gwen Taylor') has become the agony aunt, problem-solver for her extended family. Her husband, Ted ('Sam ... See full summary »
46. And Then There Was One (1994 TV Movie)
87 min | Drama
And Then There Was One - The tragic and true story of a family dealing with AIDS is re-told in this heart-wrenching drama. Amy Madigan and Dennis Boutsikaris star as Roxy and Vinnie Ventola... See full summary »
47. Desire and Hell at Sunset Motel (1991)
PG-13 | 95 min | Comedy, Mystery, Thriller
Right after Disneyland opens in Anaheim, California, in 1955, a toy salesman in town for a convention brings his wife with him so they can both go to Disneyland. They stay at a rundown ... See full summary »
48. Celeste in the City (2004 TV Movie)
90 min | Comedy, Romance
A small-town girl new to Manhattan gets the make-over treatment from her gay cousin, leading to a whirlwind of romantic adventures.
49. Wages of Sin (2006)
R | 93 min | Horror
A Supernatural thriller that weaves a tale of darkness and suspense. The past will never stay hidden.
50. Guardian Angel (1994 Video)
R | 97 min | Action, Drama, Thriller
Christine McKay is a cop. She and some other cops which includes her lover are pursuing some criminals. Her lover gets killed by a woman named Nina, who is later caught. Because of his ... See full summary »