Films to watch by/about womenby myimaginaryband-2 | created - 09 Jul 2016 | updated - 15 Aug 2016 | Public
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1. The World Before Her (2012)
TV-PG | 90 min | Documentary
Two young women follow completely divergent paths in the new, modernizing India-one wants to become Miss India, the other is a fierce Hindu Nationalist prepared to kill and die for her beliefs.
2. A Girl Walks Home Alone at Night (2014)
Not Rated | 101 min | Drama, Horror
In the Iranian ghost-town Bad City, a place that reeks of death and loneliness, the townspeople are unaware they are being stalked by a lonesome vampire.
3. Bande de filles (2014)
Unrated | 113 min | Drama
A girl with few real prospects joins a gang, reinventing herself and gaining a sense of self confidence in the process. However, she soon finds that this new life does not necessarily make her any happier.
4. Beyond the Lights (2014)
PG-13 | 116 min | Drama, Music, Romance
The pressures of fame have superstar singer Noni on the edge, until she meets Kaz, a young cop who works to help her find the courage to develop her own voice and break free to become the artist she was meant to be.
Votes: 13,775 | Gross: $14.62M
5. Middle of Nowhere (2012)
R | 97 min | Drama
When her husband is sentenced to eight years in prison, Ruby drops out of medical school in order to focus on her husband's well-being while he's incarcerated - leading her on a journey of self-discovery in the process.
Votes: 1,373 | Gross: $0.08M
6. Earth (1998)
Unrated | 110 min | Drama, Romance, War
It's 1947 and the borderlines between India and Pakistan are being drawn. A young girl witnesses tragedy as her ayah (nanny) is caught between the love of two men and the rising tide of political and religious violence.
Votes: 6,790 | Gross: $0.53M
7. Tomboy (2011)
Not Rated | 82 min | Drama
A family moves into a new neighborhood, and a 10-year-old named Laure deliberately presents as a boy named Mikhael to the neighborhood children.
Votes: 15,134 | Gross: $0.13M
8. La faute à Fidel! (2006)
Unrated | 99 min | Drama, History
A 9-year-old girl weathers big changes in her household as her parents become radical political activists in 1970-71 Paris.
Votes: 4,690 | Gross: $0.17M
9. The Piano (1993)
R | 121 min | Drama, Music, Romance
A mute woman is sent to 1850s New Zealand along with her young daughter and prized piano for an arranged marriage to a wealthy landowner, but is soon lusted after by a local worker on the plantation.
Votes: 71,722 | Gross: $40.16M
10. Saving Face (2004)
R | 91 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
A Chinese-American lesbian and her traditionalist mother are reluctant to go public with secret loves that clash against cultural expectations.
Votes: 8,884 | Gross: $1.19M
11. Ida (2013)
PG-13 | 82 min | Drama
Anna, a young novitiate nun in 1960s Poland, is on the verge of taking her vows when she discovers a dark family secret dating back to the years of the German occupation.
Votes: 44,322 | Gross: $3.83M
13. If I Were You (2012)
R | 115 min | Comedy, Drama
When a woman tries to outwit her husband's sexy young mistress, the unexpected consequences include starring as King Lear in a very amateur production - with the mistress, an aspiring actress, playing The Fool.
Votes: 1,753 | Gross: $0.01M
14. Lovely & Amazing (2001)
R | 91 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
Self-esteem and insecurity are at the heart of this comedy about the relationship between a mother and her three confused daughters.
Votes: 6,497 | Gross: $4.19M
15. Daughters of the Dust (1991)
TV-PG | 112 min | Drama, History, Romance
Languid look at the Gullah culture of the sea islands off the coast of South Carolina and Georgia where African folk-ways were maintained well into the 20th Century and was one of the last ... See full summary »
Votes: 1,449 | Gross: $1.64M
16. 2 Days in Paris (2007)
R | 96 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
Marion and Jack try to rekindle their relationship with a visit to Paris, home of Marion's parents -- and several of her ex-boyfriends.
Votes: 28,778 | Gross: $4.43M
17. Walking and Talking (1996)
R | 86 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
Just as Amelia thinks she's over her anxiety and insecurity, her best friend announces her engagement, bringing her anxiety and insecurity right back.
Votes: 2,861 | Gross: $1.28M
19. Kahaani (2012)
Not Rated | 122 min | Mystery, Thriller
A pregnant woman's search for her missing husband takes her from London to Kolkata, but everyone she questions denies having ever met him.
Votes: 50,155 | Gross: $1.04M
20. A Teacher (2013)
Not Rated | 75 min | Drama, Romance
A high school teacher in Austin, Texas has an affair with one of her students. Her life begins to unravel as the relationship comes to an end.
22. In a World... (2013)
R | 93 min | Comedy
An underachieving voice coach finds herself competing in the movie trailer voice-over profession against her arrogant father and his protégé.
Votes: 28,942 | Gross: $2.96M
23. L!fe Happens (2011)
R | 100 min | Comedy
A comedy centered on two best friends, Kim and Deena, who fight to maintain normalcy in their lives after Kim gets pregnant and has a baby.
Votes: 7,086 | Gross: $2.00M
26. Loving Annabelle (2006)
Not Rated | 77 min | Drama, Romance
Annabelle is the wise-beyond-her-years newcomer to an exclusive Catholic girls school. Having been expelled from her first two schools she's bound to stir some trouble. Sparks fly between ... See full summary »
Votes: 10,706 | Gross: $1.10M
27. The Year Dolly Parton Was My Mom (2011)
TV-G | 95 min | Comedy, Drama
Elizabeth Alison Gray is just your average suburban eleven-year-old waiting for adolescence to arrive when she finds out her whole life has been a lie. With only her imagination to guide her, she runs away to find the truth.
28. To Get Her (2011)
Not Rated | 86 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Five teenage girls with a shared secret get together for a weekend of "No Consequences." The sex, drugs and rock n'roll they intend pale in comparison to the more dangerous path they find themselves on.
29. Lovers, Liars and Lunatics (2006)
Unrated | 87 min | Comedy, Crime
Two inept robbers take a dysfunctional family hostage during a burglary gone wrong, and are soon victimized by their own hostages.
30. Stella (2008)
103 min | Drama
Paris, 1977. Eleven year old Stella knows poker better than grammar when she starts the year at a prestigious new school. There, she discovers the possibilities of a whole new world outside her parents' bar.
31. Miss Representation (2011)
Not Rated | 85 min | Documentary
Explores the under-representation of women in positions of power and influence in America, and challenges the media's limited portrayal of what it means to be a powerful woman.
32. The Iron Lady (2011)
PG-13 | 105 min | Biography, Drama
An elderly Margaret Thatcher talks to the imagined presence of her recently deceased husband as she struggles to come to terms with his death while scenes from her past life, from girlhood to British prime minister, intervene.
Votes: 94,165 | Gross: $30.02M
33. Towheads (2013)
Not Rated | 85 min | Comedy, Drama, Family
Adventurous and bold mother of two, PENELOPE, struggles to strike the balance between her artistic aspirations and motherly responsibilities in this playful look at modern-day motherhood and the difficulties families face everyday.
34. Thirteen Conversations About One Thing (2001)
R | 104 min | Drama
In New York City, the lives of a lawyer, an actuary, a house-cleaner, a professor and the people around them intersect as they ponder order and happiness in the face of life's cold unpredictability.
Votes: 9,122 | Gross: $3.29M
36. Boys Don't Cry (1999)
R | 118 min | Biography, Crime, Drama
Female-born Teena Brandon adopts his male identity of Brandon Teena and attempts to find himself and love in Nebraska.
Votes: 85,603 | Gross: $11.53M
37. Night Catches Us (2010)
R | 90 min | Drama, Romance
In 1976, complex political and emotional forces are set in motion when a young man returns to the race-torn Philadelphia neighborhood where he came of age during the Black Power movement.
Votes: 1,380 | Gross: $0.08M
38. Somewhere (2010)
R | 97 min | Comedy, Drama
After withdrawing to the Chateau Marmont, a passionless Hollywood actor reexamines his life when his eleven-year-old daughter surprises him with a visit.
Votes: 39,593 | Gross: $1.77M
40. Alice Walker: Beauty in Truth (2013)
84 min | Documentary, Biography, History
This film tells the compelling story of an extraordinary woman's journey from her birth in a paper thin shack in the cotton fields of Georgia to her recognition as a key writer of the ... See full summary »
41. Waste Land (2010)
Not Rated | 99 min | Documentary
On the outskirts of Rio de Janeiro is Jardim Gramacho, the world's largest landfill, where men and women sift through garbage for a living. Artist Vik Muniz produces portraits of the workers and learns about their lives.
Votes: 7,931 | Gross: $0.19M
42. Monsoon Wedding (2001)
R | 114 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
A stressed father, a bride-to-be with a secret, a smitten event planner, and relatives from around the world create much ado about the preparations for an arranged marriage in India.
Votes: 21,784 | Gross: $13.88M
43. Turn Me On, Dammit! (2011)
Not Rated | 76 min | Comedy, Romance
In Skoddeheimen, Norway, 15-year-old Alma is consumed by her hormones and fantasies that range from sweetly romantic images of Artur, the boyfriend she yearns for, to daydreams about practically everybody she lays eyes on.
Votes: 8,639 | Gross: $0.12M
45. Frozen River (2008)
R | 97 min | Crime, Drama
Takes place in the days before Christmas near a little-known border crossing on the Mohawk reservation between New York State and Quebec. Here, the lure of fast money from smuggling ... See full summary »
Votes: 23,257 | Gross: $2.51M
46. Room (I) (2015)
R | 118 min | Drama, Thriller
Held captive for years in an enclosed space, a woman and her young son finally gain their freedom, allowing the boy to experience the outside world for the first time.
Votes: 295,171 | Gross: $14.68M
47. Wendy and Lucy (2008)
R | 80 min | Drama
Over the summer, a series of unfortunate happening triggers a financial crisis for a young woman and she soon finds her life falling apart.
Votes: 14,436 | Gross: $0.86M
48. Mary Shelley (2017)
PG-13 | 120 min | Biography, Drama, History