Great movies for womenby NoraMR | created - 14 Jun 2012 | updated - 28 Jul 2016 | Public
great movies i can watch again and again and still be amazed from all genre... great stories about love, life and will power.
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1. Atonement (2007)
R | 123 min | Drama, Mystery, Romance
Fledgling writer Briony Tallis, as a thirteen-year-old, irrevocably changes the course of several lives when she accuses her older sister's lover of a crime he did not commit.
Votes: 227,017 | Gross: $50.93M
2. Chocolat (2000)
PG-13 | 121 min | Drama, Romance
A woman and her daughter open a chocolate shop in a small French village that shakes up the rigid morality of the community.
Votes: 167,607 | Gross: $71.51M
3. Blood and Chocolate (2007)
PG-13 | 98 min | Drama, Fantasy, Horror
A young teenage werewolf is torn between honoring her family's secret and her love for a man.
Votes: 16,550 | Gross: $3.53M
a female werewolf falls in love with a man and goes against her revengeful clan.
4. The Hours (2002)
PG-13 | 110 min | Drama, Romance
The story of how the novel "Mrs. Dalloway" affects three generations of women, all of whom, in one way or another, have had to deal with suicide in their lives.
Votes: 116,069 | Gross: $41.68M
5. The Holiday (2006)
PG-13 | 138 min | Comedy, Romance
Two women troubled with guy-problems swap homes in each other's countries, where they each meet a local guy and fall in love.
Votes: 219,245 | Gross: $63.22M
two heartbroken women switch homes for holiday
6. The Others (2001)
PG-13 | 104 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller
A woman who lives in her darkened old family house with her two photosensitive children becomes convinced that the home is haunted.
Votes: 311,736 | Gross: $96.52M
the only horror movie in this list.
7. A Walk to Remember (2002)
PG | 101 min | Drama, Romance
The story of two North Carolina teens, Landon Carter and Jamie Sullivan, who are thrown together after Landon gets into trouble and is made to do community service.
Votes: 187,139 | Gross: $41.23M
8. Kate & Leopold (2001)
PG-13 | 118 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
An English Duke from 1876 is inadvertedly dragged to modern day New York where he falls for a plucky advertising executive.
Votes: 73,792 | Gross: $47.12M
time travel romance.. he's from the past
9. Red Eye (2005)
PG-13 | 85 min | Mystery, Thriller
A woman is kidnapped by a stranger on a routine flight. Threatened by the potential murder of her father, she is pulled into a plot to assist her captor in offing a politician.
Votes: 104,850 | Gross: $57.89M
a light thriller with great casts and superb acting
10. The Family Stone (2005)
PG-13 | 103 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
An uptight, conservative businesswoman accompanies her boyfriend to his eccentric and outgoing family's annual Christmas celebration and finds that she's a fish out of water in their free-spirited way of life.
Votes: 56,343 | Gross: $60.06M
11. The Wedding Planner (2001)
PG-13 | 103 min | Comedy, Romance
Mary Fiore is San Francisco's most successful supplier of romance and glamor. She knows all the tricks. She knows all the rules. But then she breaks the most important rule of all: she falls in love with the groom.
Votes: 70,524 | Gross: $60.40M
13. Sweet November (2001)
PG-13 | 119 min | Drama, Romance
A workaholic executive, and an unconventional woman agree to a personal relationship for a short period. In this short period she changes his life.
Votes: 79,707 | Gross: $25.29M
14. Suzanne's Diary for Nicholas (2005 TV Movie)
90 min | Drama, Romance
A woman discovers the truth about her former lover from the diary that his first wife wrote to their son, Nicholas.
15. The Time Traveler's Wife (2009)
PG-13 | 107 min | Drama, Fantasy, Romance
A Chicago librarian has a gene that causes him to involuntarily time travel, creating complications in his marriage.
Votes: 131,987 | Gross: $63.41M
16. A Walk in the Clouds (1995)
PG-13 | 102 min | Drama, Romance
A married soldier returning from World War II poses as a pregnant woman's husband to save her from her father's anger and honor.
Votes: 28,710 | Gross: $50.01M
17. Miss Congeniality (2000)
PG-13 | 109 min | Action, Comedy, Crime
An F.B.I. Agent must go undercover in the Miss United States beauty pageant to prevent a group from bombing the event.
Votes: 167,991 | Gross: $106.81M
19. Congo (1995)
PG-13 | 109 min | Action, Adventure, Mystery
When an expedition to the African Congo ends in disaster, a new team is assembled to find out what went wrong.
Votes: 38,968 | Gross: $81.02M
a woman goes to congo to see what happen to her fiancee who is in an expedition to find diamond.
21. The Joy Luck Club (1993)
R | 139 min | Drama
The life histories of four Asian women and their daughters reflect and guide each other.
Votes: 13,999 | Gross: $32.86M
involving 4 women who migrated to US and their daughters.. each of them has a story of their own..
22. The Last of the Mohicans (1992)
R | 112 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
Three trappers protect the daughters of a British Colonel in the midst of the French and Indian War.
Votes: 135,234 | Gross: $75.51M
23. Taken (I) (2008)
PG-13 | 94 min | Action, Thriller
A retired CIA agent travels across Europe and relies on his old skills to save his estranged daughter, who has been kidnapped while on a trip to Paris.
Votes: 536,130 | Gross: $145.00M
two girls go to paris for holiday ended being abducted. one of the girls' father comes to save his daughter.
24. The Painted Veil (2006)
PG-13 | 125 min | Drama, Romance
A British medical doctor fights a cholera epidemic in a small Chinese village, while being trapped at home in a loveless marriage to an unfaithful wife.
Votes: 85,237 | Gross: $8.06M
a rich english woman married a doctor who love her for freedom but she did not love him at all.. she had an affair with a married man. when the husband wanted to be volunteer in rural china to treat cholera he wants her to choose whether to follow him or divorce. she had no choice but to follow him..
26. Pride & Prejudice (2005)
PG | 129 min | Drama, Romance
Sparks fly when spirited Elizabeth Bennet meets single, rich, and proud Mr. Darcy. But Mr. Darcy reluctantly finds himself falling in love with a woman beneath his class. Can each overcome their own pride and prejudice?
Votes: 229,321 | Gross: $38.41M
27. Up (2009)
PG | 96 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy
Seventy-eight year old Carl Fredricksen travels to Paradise Falls in his home equipped with balloons, inadvertently taking a young stowaway.
Votes: 835,847 | Gross: $293.00M
true love.. so sweet and touching..
28. The Women (I) (2008)
PG-13 | 114 min | Comedy, Drama
A wealthy New Yorker wrestles with the decision to leave her cheating husband, as she and her friends discover that women really can have it all.
Votes: 19,174 | Gross: $26.90M
throughout the movie they talk about men but you cant see a single man in the movie.. even passer byers and patrons are all female..
29. Sex and the City (2008)
R | 145 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
A New York City writer on sex and love is finally getting married to her Mr. Big. But her three best girlfriends must console her after one of them inadvertently leads Mr. Big to jilt her.
Votes: 109,711 | Gross: $152.65M
30. Stardust (2007)
PG-13 | 127 min | Adventure, Family, Fantasy
In a countryside town bordering on a magical land, a young man makes a promise to his beloved that he'll retrieve a fallen star by venturing into the magical realm.
Votes: 237,987 | Gross: $38.63M
33. Julie & Julia (2009)
PG-13 | 118 min | Biography, Drama, Romance
Julia Child's story of her start in the cooking profession is intertwined with blogger Julie Powell's 2002 challenge to cook all the recipes in Child's first book.
Votes: 95,702 | Gross: $94.13M
34. The Soong Sisters (1997)
145 min | Drama, History, Romance
The Soong family was a political dynasty in China that reached the highest levels of power. This film follows the lives of the three Soong daughters, who were educated in America and ... See full summary »
the first sister married the richest man in china that time.. the second sister married sun yat sen, the man who caused revolution in china.. the third sister married his successor.
35. Everybody's Fine (2009)
PG-13 | 99 min | Adventure, Drama
A widower who realized his only connection to his family was through his wife sets off on an impromptu road trip to reunite with each of his grown children.
Votes: 55,887 | Gross: $8.86M
father and children relationship
36. Two Weeks (2006)
R | 102 min | Comedy, Drama
In this bittersweet comedy, four adult siblings gather at their dying mother's house in North Carolina for what they expect to be a quick, last goodbye. Instead, they find themselves trapped-- together -- for two weeks.
Votes: 1,756 | Gross: $0.05M
siblings unite to spend time with their dying mother
37. 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.
Votes: 11,238 | Gross: $36.05M
three grown up sisters who are busy with their personal lives had to get back together when their father has slowly become senile.
38. Pretty Woman (1990)
R | 119 min | Comedy, Romance
A man in a legal but hurtful business needs an escort for some social events, and hires a beautiful prostitute he meets... only to fall in love.
Votes: 258,230 | Gross: $178.41M
39. Enchanted (2007)
PG | 107 min | Animation, Comedy, Family
A young maiden in a land called Andalasia, who is prepared to be wed, is sent away to New York City by an evil queen, where she falls in love with a lawyer.
Votes: 164,274 | Gross: $127.81M
40. A Good Year (2006)
PG-13 | 117 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
A British investment broker inherits his uncle's chateau and vineyard in Provence, where he spent much of his childhood. He discovers a new laid-back lifestyle as he tries to renovate the estate to be sold.
Votes: 82,080 | Gross: $7.46M
41. Overboard (1987)
PG | 106 min | Comedy, Romance
A cruel but beautiful heiress mocks and cheats a hired carpenter. When she gets amnesia after an accident, he decides to introduce her to regular life by convincing her they're husband and wife.
Votes: 47,035 | Gross: $26.71M
42. The Descent (2005)
R | 99 min | Adventure, Horror, Thriller
A caving expedition goes horribly wrong, as the explorers become trapped and ultimately pursued by a strange breed of predators.
Votes: 183,319 | Gross: $26.02M
a group of women goes for cave exploring and come across some creatures
43. While You Were Sleeping (1995)
PG | 103 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
A hopeless romantic Chicago Transit Authority token collector is mistaken for the fiancée of a coma patient.
Votes: 83,744 | Gross: $81.06M
44. Orphan (2009)
R | 123 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller
A husband and wife who recently lost their baby adopt a 9 year-old girl who is not nearly as innocent as she claims to be.
Votes: 173,975 | Gross: $41.60M
45. Legally Blonde (2001)
PG-13 | 96 min | Comedy, Romance
Elle Woods, a fashionable sorority queen is dumped by her boyfriend. She decides to follow him to law school, while she is there she figures out that there is more to her than just looks.
Votes: 163,392 | Gross: $96.52M
46. Practical Magic (1998)
PG-13 | 104 min | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
Two witch sisters, raised by their eccentric aunts in a small town, face closed-minded prejudice and a curse which threatens to prevent them ever finding lasting love.
Votes: 65,761 | Gross: $46.68M
47. The Curious Case of Benjamin Button (2008)
PG-13 | 166 min | Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Tells the story of Benjamin Button, a man who starts aging backwards with bizarre consequences.
Votes: 535,483 | Gross: $127.51M
48. Sense and Sensibility (1995)
PG | 136 min | Drama, Romance