10 Movies Every Woman Should Watch

Movies are stimulating and most of them have a cognitive appeal to our minds. Movies enlisted here showcase women in diverse roles of life. Hence they are a must watch for the fairer sex.

The Day I Became a Woman

The Day I Became a Woman

1. The Day I Became a Woman

This classic Iranian movie, directed by Marzieh Meshkini represents women in three stages of lives with the help of three stories. Having won critical acclaim, this movie was an international success.

Erin Brockovich

Erin Brockovich

2. Erin Brockovich

Directed by Steven Soderbergh, Erin Brockovich is based on a woman’s battle against a corporation for polluting California's water supply. Julia Roberts plays the role of Erin seamlessly, she moves along the pace of the film which is fast and grasping. The movie is based on the real life incident of Erin Brockovich-Ellis.

At Five in the Afternoon

At Five in the Afternoon

3. At Five in the Afternoon

Set in Afghanistan and brought to us by Samira Makhmalbaf, this movie follows a woman known as Nogreh who is a victim of poor government and orthodox rituals. Nogreh takes up schooling against all odds; it’s a tale of courage and perseverance.

Black Swan

Black Swan

4. Black Swan

Darren Aronofsky’s psychological thriller starring Natalie Portman is a must watch for the creative women. This film takes you to another level of imagination. The movie has great performances and striking music pieces.

Amelie

Amelie

5. Amelie

Originally known as, The Fabulous Destiny of Amélie Poulain is a 2001 romantic comedy directed by Jean-Pierre Jeunet. The movie comprises beautiful locations, amazing performances and a great storyline. This film delivers a lot in just 123 minutes of its run time. It’s one of the best known movies of world cinema.

Leonera

Leonera

6. Leonera

Leonera, translated as “Lion’s Den“, is a 2008 drama flick, directed by Pablo Trapero. The film focuses on an imprisoned woman and her fight to raise a child. Shot mostly in prison interiors, the movie revolves around valor and anticipation.

Kill Bill

Kill Bill

7. Kill Bill

Kill Bill Volume 1 and 2 are totally recommended for every woman who has a heart of a man. Kill Bill’s protagonist Uma Thurman known as “The Bride” plays the role of a revengeful woman who is set to make things even. Quentine Tarantino’s meticulous direction and Thurman’s impeccable performance makes this film a several time watch.

Gia

Gia

8. Gia

Angelina Jolie plays Gia quite convincingly and it is one of the finest performances of her career. Gia was a 1998 TV movie, directed by Michael Cristofer, which released on HBO. The film is based on the life story of a top model known as Gia Marie Carangi. Though made for television, it still contains explicit scenes.

How to Lose a Guy in Ten Days

How to Lose a Guy in Ten Days

9. How to Lose a Guy in Ten Days

Every woman likes romantic comedies. This movie, directed by Donald Petrie, packs good performances by Kate Hudson and Matthew McConaughey. The storyline has a magazine columnist trying to lose a guy in ten days.

The Devil Wears Prada

The Devil Wears Prada

10. The Devil Wears Prada

A girl aiming to be a serious journalist gets a job in a glamor magazine and has a not-so-nice boss. It is based on a 2003 novel by Lauren Weisberger. Starring Meryl Streep and Anne Hathaway, this movie is directed by David Frankel. Watch it for Meryl Streep’s taut performance and rapid screenplay.

  • The Day I Became a Woman
  • Erin Brockovich
  • At Five in the Afternoon
  • Black Swan
  • Amelie
  • Leonera
  • Kill Bill
  • Gia
  • How to Lose a Guy in Ten Days
  • The Devil Wears Prada

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