Female-Centric Filmsby voyeur_vision | created - 04 May 2013 | updated - 11 Feb 2016 | Public
- Female protagonists
- More girls than guys
- Focused on girl-girl relationships
- Minimal male participation
- Minimal male pining
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1. Mean Girls (2004)
PG-13 | 97 min | Comedy
Cady Heron is a hit with The Plastics, the A-list girl clique at her new school, until she makes the mistake of falling for Aaron Samuels, the ex-boyfriend of alpha Plastic Regina George.
Votes: 306,663 | Gross: $86.06M
2. Bitch Hug (2012)
101 min | Drama
Kristin counts down the days to her high school graduation, when she'll finally get to leave her small town and her manipulative sister behind, for the New York of her dreams. Everything is... See full summary »
Kristin moves in with Andrea and they become BFFs. Andrea has an older brother that Kristin could crush on yada yada, but she doesn't. No male pining. Focus is strictly on the girls. :)
3. Bridesmaids (I) (2011)
R | 125 min | Comedy, Romance
Competition between the maid of honor and a bridesmaid, over who is the bride's best friend, threatens to upend the life of an out-of-work pastry chef.
Votes: 252,558 | Gross: $169.11M
4. Cracks (I) (2009)
R | 104 min | Drama, Thriller
A look at the lives and relationships among girls at an elite boarding school.
Votes: 18,205 | Gross: $0.02M
All-girl boarding school.
5. Foxfire (1996)
R | 102 min | Drama
The story of five teenage girls who form an unlikely bond after beating up a teacher who has sexually harassed them. They build a solid friendship but their wild ways begin to get out of ... See full summary »
Votes: 8,073 | Gross: $0.26M
Group of girls bond after attacking a teacher-- mainly female protagonist Maddy and Legs (Angelina Jolie).
6. Girl, Interrupted (1999)
R | 127 min | Biography, Drama
Based on writer Susanna Kaysen's account of her 18-month stay at a mental hospital in the late 1960s.
Votes: 150,116 | Gross: $28.87M
Female mental ward.
7. Hanna (2011)
PG-13 | 111 min | Action, Drama, Thriller
A sixteen-year-old girl who was raised by her father to be the perfect assassin is dispatched on a mission across Europe, tracked by a ruthless intelligence agent and her operatives.
Votes: 180,606 | Gross: $40.26M
8. Jack & Diane (2012)
R | 110 min | Drama, Horror, Romance
Diane's feelings for Jack -- the girl she met over the summer -- begin to manifest themselves in terrifying ways when she learns that her friend will soon be moving away.
Votes: 2,568 | Gross: $0.00M
Two girls meet and develop a romantic relationship.
9. She Monkeys (2011)
Not Rated | 83 min | Drama, Sport
Two adolescent girls on an equine acrobatics team form an intimate friendship that becomes threatened by their competitive nature.
10. Room in Rome (2010)
Not Rated | 107 min | Drama, Romance
A hotel room in the center of Rome serves as the setting for two young and recently acquainted women to have a physical adventure that touches their very souls.
Two women spend the night in a hotel room.
11. Thirteen (2003)
R | 100 min | Drama
A thirteen-year-old girl's relationship with her mother is put to the test as she discovers drugs, sex, and petty crime in the company of her cool but troubled best friend.
Votes: 76,439 | Gross: $4.60M
Tracy has a girl crush on Evie and follows her around, tries to impress her, etc.
12. The Ward (2010)
R | 89 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller
An institutionalized young woman becomes terrorized by a ghost.
Female mental ward.
13. 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: 14,208 | Gross: $32.86M
Mothers and daughters reflect on their lives.
14. The Guest House (2012)
Not Rated | 82 min | Romance
Before leaving for college, a recently dumped goth girl's life changes forever when she falls in love with a smart and professional college grad who is staying in the family's guest house.
Girl bonds with female house guest.
15. 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: 11,169 | Gross: $1.10M
All-girl boarding school.
16. Black Swan (2010)
R | 108 min | Drama, Thriller
A committed dancer struggles to maintain her sanity after winning the lead role in a production of Tchaikovsky's "Swan Lake".
Votes: 656,958 | Gross: $106.95M
17. My Summer of Love (2004)
R | 86 min | Drama, Romance
In the Yorkshire countryside, working-class tomboy Mona meets the exotic, pampered Tamsin. Over the summer season, the two young women discover they have much to teach one another, and much to explore together.
Votes: 18,664 | Gross: $0.99M
Two girls meet and spend the summer together.
18. Bachelorette (2012)
R | 87 min | Comedy, Romance
Three friends are asked to be bridesmaids at a wedding of a woman they used to ridicule back in high school.
Votes: 43,550 | Gross: $0.45M
Follows 3 bridesmaids in the hectic lead up to their friend's wedding.
19. Precious (II) (2009)
R | 110 min | Drama
In New York City's Harlem circa 1987, an overweight, abused, illiterate teen who is pregnant with her second child is invited to enroll in an alternative school in hopes that her life can head in a new direction.
Votes: 100,997 | Gross: $47.40M
Precious enrols in an all-female class, has a special relationship with her female teacher, and a tense one with her mother.
20. The Runaways (2010)
R | 106 min | Biography, Drama, Music
Votes: 44,139 | Gross: $3.57M
Follows a girl band, but mainly the relationship between Joan (Kristen Stewart) and Cherie (Dakota Fanning).
21. Martyrs (2008)
R | 99 min | Horror
A young woman's quest for revenge against the people who kidnapped and tormented her as a child leads her and a friend, who is also a victim of child abuse, on a terrifying journey into a living hell of depravity.
Lucie (Mylene Jampanoi) is insane. Anna loves and tries to look after her.
22. Spring Breakdown (2009)
R | 84 min | Comedy, Romance
Three women vacation together at a popular travel destination for college co-eds on spring break.
Three friends go to Spring Break.
23. Water Lilies (2007)
85 min | Drama, Romance
After meeting at a local pool over their summer break, a love triangle forms between three adolescent girls, which proves difficult to sustain as they each desire the love of another.
Votes: 8,025 | Gross: $0.08M
Focuses on relationship between two girls.
24. Heavenly Creatures (1994)
R | 99 min | Biography, Crime, Drama
Two teenage girls share a unique bond; their parents, concerned that the friendship is too intense, separate them, and the girls take revenge.
Votes: 56,413 | Gross: $3.05M
Pauline (Melanie Lynskey) befriends new student Juliet (Kate Winslet) and they become BFFs.
25. Chloe (2009)
R | 96 min | Drama, Mystery, Romance
Suspecting her husband of infidelity, gynecologist Dr. Catherine Stewart hires an escort named Chloe in order to test his faithfulness. Soon, the relationships between all three intensify.
Votes: 65,557 | Gross: $3.07M
Focuses on the relationship between Julianne Moore and Amanda Seyfried's characters.
26. The Quiet (2005)
R | 96 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
Following the unexpected death of her father, a deaf and mute teenager moves in with her godparents, where she discovers the cruel behavior of their daughter may be indicative of a dark secret within the family.
Votes: 14,754 | Gross: $0.38M
Dot (Camilla Belle) moves in with cousin Nina (Elisha Cuthbert). Movie focuses on the tension between them and Dot's observations of Nina's life.
27. Show Me Love (1998)
Not Rated | 89 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
Two teenage girls in small-town Sweden. Elin is beautiful, popular, and bored with life. Agnes is friendless, sad, and secretly in love with Elin.
Votes: 47,754 | Gross: $0.17M
Agnes has a crush on Elin, who wants to hang out with Agnes, but feels judged by others.
28. Muriel's Wedding (1994)
R | 106 min | Comedy, Drama
A young social outcast in Australia steals money from her parents to finance a vacation where she hopes to find happiness, and perhaps love.
Votes: 32,617 | Gross: $15.19M
Follows Muriel who ditches her old girlfriends and gets a new one.
29. Now and Then (1995)
PG-13 | 100 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
Four 12-year-old girls grow up together during an eventful small-town summer in 1970.
Votes: 25,334 | Gross: $27.40M
Four best friends recall their childhood together.
30. Madeline (1998)
PG | 88 min | Comedy, Family
Horrified at the prospect of her beloved school being sold, a young French girl uses her wit and craftiness to attempt to save it, making an unlikely new friend in the process.
Votes: 6,261 | Gross: $29.77M
All-girl boarding school.
31. The Parent Trap (1998)
PG | 128 min | Adventure, Comedy, Drama
Identical twins Annie and Hallie, separated at birth and each raised by one of their biological parents, later discover each other for the first time at summer camp and make a plan to bring their wayward parents back together.
Votes: 110,300 | Gross: $66.31M
Separated twin sisters meet for the first time and get to know each other.
32. Jennifer's Body (2009)
R | 102 min | Comedy, Horror
A newly possessed high school cheerleader turns into a succubus who specializes in killing her male classmates. Can her best friend put an end to the horror?
Votes: 107,530 | Gross: $16.20M
Focuses on the relationship between Jennifer (Megan Fox) and BFF Needy (Amanda Seyfried).
33. The L Word (I) (2004–2009)
TV-MA | 50 min | Drama, Romance
Follows the lives and loves of a small, close-knit group of gay women living in Los Angeles as well as the friends and family members that either support or loathe them.
TV series following the lives of lesbians.
34. The Real L Word (2010–2012)
TV-MA | Reality-TV
A nine episode one-hour series that follows a group of real-life Los Angeles lesbians as they go about their daily lives, at work and play.
'The L Word' spin off. Follows the lives of real-life lesbians.
35. Orange Is the New Black (2013–2019)
TV-MA | 59 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama
Convicted of a decade old crime of transporting drug money to an ex-girlfriend, normally law-abiding Piper Chapman is sentenced to a year and a half behind bars to face the reality of how life-changing prison can really be.
36. Bare (I) (2015)
Not Rated | 90 min | Drama, Romance
A young girl in Nevada becomes romantically involved with a female drifter who introduces her to a life of stripping, drugs, and metaphysical experiences that teach her what happens when real life catches up with dark fantasy.