Movies About Single Woman

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Movies About Single Woman

For Movies About Single Woman, there is no limit to the directors who explored this feeling. We gathered 25 of the top ones.

Amélie (2001)

Amélie
★★★★
★★★★
3.3 out of 4 stars

From Jean-Pierre Jeunet, starring Audrey Tautou, Mathieu Kassovitz, Rufus, Lorella Cravotta
Rated R

Amélie is a whimsical romantic comedy set in modern day Paris. The film follows the life of Amélie Poulain, a shy and whimsical young woman who decides to change the lives of those around her for the better. Amélie discovers a box of childhood treasures hidden in her apartment, and decides to use them to secretly help the people around her. Along the way she meets a strange array of characters and falls in love with an introverted stranger, triggering a chain of events that will ultimately lead her to true happiness. With its charming characters, dazzling visuals and whimsical soundtrack, Amélie is an unforgettable experience full of warmth, humor, and joy.

Rebecca (1940)

Rebecca
★★★★
★★★★
3.2 out of 4 stars

From Alfred Hitchcock, starring Laurence Olivier, Joan Fontaine, George Sanders, Judith Anderson
Rated Approved

Rebecca is a 1940 psychological thriller film directed by Alfred Hitchcock and based on the novel of the same name by Daphne du Maurier. The film stars Joan Fontaine, Laurence Olivier and Judith Anderson, and focuses on a young woman who becomes the second Mrs. de Winter, and is tasked with living up to the legacy of her predecessor, the mysterious and glamorous Rebecca, who tragically died in a boating accident prior to the film's events. Despite the efforts of the sinister housekeeper Mrs. Danvers, the new Mrs. de Winter is determined to uncover the secrets of Rebecca's past and discover who is responsible for her death. In the process, she must confront her own insecurities and find the strength to stand up for herself and her husband.

Coraline (2009)

Coraline
★★★★
★★★★
3.1 out of 4 stars

From Henry Selick, starring Dakota Fanning, Teri Hatcher, John Hodgman, Jennifer Saunders
Rated PG

Coraline is an animated adventure fantasy film directed by Henry Selick. It tells the story of a young girl, Coraline Jones, who moves into a new home with her parents and discovers a secret door leading to an alternate world. In this world, her "other" parents offer her a more exciting life, which she initially finds appealing. However, she soon discovers the dark secrets behind this alternate world and must use her courage and wit to escape its dangerous clutches and save her real parents. Along the way, she meets a variety of strange and mysterious characters and learns valuable lessons about the importance of family, friends, and being yourself.

Sabrina (1954)

Sabrina
★★★★
★★★★
3 out of 4 stars

From Billy Wilder, starring Humphrey Bogart, Audrey Hepburn, William Holden, Walter Hampden
Rated Passed

Sabrina is a 1954 romantic comedy directed by Billy Wilder, starring Humphrey Bogart, Audrey Hepburn, and William Holden. The film follows the story of Sabrina Fairchild (Hepburn), a naive young woman from a wealthy family, who falls in love with David Larrabee (Holden), the playboy younger brother of Sabrina's father's business partner. Meanwhile, David's older brother, Linus (Bogart), is determined to keep the two apart. With the help of a kindly chauffeur and Sabrina's unexpected transformation from a shy girl to a glamorous woman, the love triangle is tested and ultimately resolved in a surprising way. The film is a classic exploration of love, loyalty and family values.

Mulan (1998)

Mulan
★★★★
★★★★
3 out of 4 stars

From Directors: Tony Bancroft, Barry Cook, starring Ming-Na Wen, Eddie Murphy, BD Wong, Miguel Ferrer
Rated G

Mulan is a 1998 animated musical adventure film produced by Walt Disney Feature Animation and released by Walt Disney Pictures. It is based on the Chinese legend of Hua Mulan, and was Disney's 36th animated feature film. The film follows a young Chinese maiden who disguises herself as a male warrior in order to save her father from death in the Imperial Chinese Army. Along the way, she discovers her true identity and learns that it is her inner strength, courage, and intelligence that make her a truly remarkable hero. With the help of her mischievous sidekick Mushu and lucky cricket, she saves her father and the entire nation from the Huns. Mulan also features a strong female protagonist and a cast of diverse characters, setting it apart from many other Disney films. It won an Academy Award for Best Musical or Comedy Score and was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Animated Feature.

Philomena (2013)

Philomena
★★★★
★★★★
3 out of 4 stars

From Stephen Frears, starring Judi Dench, Steve Coogan, Sophie Kennedy Clark, Mare Winningham
Rated PG-13

Philomena is a 2013 British drama film directed by Stephen Frears and written by Steve Coogan and Jeff Pope. Based on the 2009 book The Lost Child of Philomena Lee by journalist Martin Sixsmith, the film stars Judi Dench and Steve Coogan. Philomena tells the story of Philomena Lee (Judi Dench), an elderly Catholic woman from Ireland who embarks on a journey to find her long-lost son who was taken away from her by nuns many years earlier. She is accompanied by Sixsmith (Coogan), a former BBC journalist, and the pair journey to America in the hope of finding her son and uncovering her past. Along the way, Philomena must confront the secrets of her past and rediscover her faith and trust in God.

Moana (2016)

Moana
★★★★
★★★★
3 out of 4 stars

From Directors: Ron Clements, John Musker, Don Hall, Chris Williams, starring Auli'i Cravalho, Dwayne Johnson, Rachel House, Temuera Morrison
Rated PG

Moana is a 2016 Disney animated musical film directed by Ron Clements, John Musker, Don Hall, and Chris Williams. It follows the journey of the titular character, Moana, a young Polynesian woman who is chosen by the ocean to return a sacred relic to the goddess Te Fiti. Along the way, she is aided by the demigod Maui and a rooster named Heihei, as she learns more about herself and the power of the ocean. With the assistance of her friends, Moana must find her identity and self-confidence in order to save her island and its people.

Juno (2007)

Juno
★★★★
★★★★
3 out of 4 stars

From Jason Reitman, starring Elliot Page, Michael Cera, Jennifer Garner, Jason Bateman
Rated PG-13

Juno is a 2007 American coming-of-age comedy-drama film directed by Jason Reitman and written by Diablo Cody. The film stars Ellen Page as the title character, an independent-minded teenager confronting an unplanned pregnancy and the subsequent events that put pressures of adult life onto her. The film also stars Michael Cera, Jennifer Garner, Jason Bateman, Allison Janney, and J. K. Simmons in supporting roles. The film follows Juno MacGuff, an independent-minded 16-year-old living in Minnesota, who discovers she is pregnant after one event with her best friend, Paulie Bleeker. Juno considers an abortion but decides against it due to her parents’ beliefs and her own emotions. She decides to give the baby up for adoption and meets a couple, Mark and Vanessa Loring, with whom she develops a bond. Juno and Bleeker continue to develop their relationship and she experiences the challenges of being a pregnant teenager. Juno ultimately decides to keep the baby, and she gives birth to a daughter and names her "Susie". After the baby is born, Juno learns that the couple she was going to give the baby to, the Lorings, split up, and that the

Carrie (1976)

Carrie
★★★★
★★★★
3 out of 4 stars

From Brian De Palma, starring Sissy Spacek, Piper Laurie, Amy Irving, John Travolta
Rated R

Elizabeth (1998)

Elizabeth
★★★★
★★★★
3 out of 4 stars

From Shekhar Kapur, starring Cate Blanchett, Liz Giles, Rod Culbertson, Paul Fox
Rated R

Ida (2013)

Ida
★★★★
★★★★
3 out of 4 stars

From Pawel Pawlikowski, starring Agata Kulesza, Agata Trzebuchowska, Dawid Ogrodnik, Jerzy Trela
Rated PG-13

Cinderella (1950)

Cinderella
★★★★
★★★★
2.9 out of 4 stars

From Directors: Clyde Geronimi, Wilfred Jackson, Hamilton Luske, starring Ilene Woods, James MacDonald, Eleanor Audley, Verna Felton
Rated G

Frida (2002)

Frida
★★★★
★★★★
2.9 out of 4 stars

From Julie Taymor, starring Salma Hayek, Alfred Molina, Geoffrey Rush, Mía Maestro
Rated R

Okja (2017)

Okja
★★★★
★★★★
2.9 out of 4 stars

From Bong Joon Ho, starring Tilda Swinton, Paul Dano, Seo-hyun Ahn, Jake Gyllenhaal
Rated TV-MA

Carol (2015)

Carol
★★★★
★★★★
2.9 out of 4 stars

From Todd Haynes, starring Cate Blanchett, Rooney Mara, Sarah Paulson, Kyle Chandler
Rated R

Marnie (1964)

Marnie
★★★★
★★★★
2.8 out of 4 stars

From Alfred Hitchcock, starring Tippi Hedren, Sean Connery, Martin Gabel, Louise Latham
Rated PG

Gloria (1980)

Gloria
★★★★
★★★★
2.8 out of 4 stars

From John Cassavetes, starring Gena Rowlands, Buck Henry, Julie Carmen, Tony Knesich
Rated PG

Elle (2016)

Elle
★★★★
★★★★
2.8 out of 4 stars

From Paul Verhoeven, starring Isabelle Huppert, Laurent Lafitte, Anne Consigny, Charles Berling
Rated R

Julieta (2016)

Julieta
★★★★
★★★★
2.8 out of 4 stars

From Pedro Almodóvar, starring Emma Suárez, Adriana Ugarte, Daniel Grao, Inma Cuesta
Rated R

Cleopatra (1963)

Cleopatra
★★★★
★★★★
2.8 out of 4 stars

From Joseph L. Mankiewicz, starring Elizabeth Taylor, Richard Burton, Rex Harrison, Pamela Brown
Rated G

Iris (2001)

Iris
★★★★
★★★★
2.8 out of 4 stars

From Richard Eyre, starring Judi Dench, Jim Broadbent, Kate Winslet, Hugh Bonneville
Rated R

Thelma (2017)

Thelma
★★★★
★★★★
2.8 out of 4 stars

From Joachim Trier, starring Eili Harboe, Kaya Wilkins, Henrik Rafaelsen, Ellen Dorrit Petersen
Rated Not Rated

Matilda (1996)

Matilda
★★★★
★★★★
2.8 out of 4 stars

From Danny DeVito, starring Danny DeVito, Rhea Perlman, Mara Wilson, Embeth Davidtz
Rated PG

Maleficent (2014)

Maleficent
★★★★
★★★★
2.8 out of 4 stars

From Robert Stromberg, starring Angelina Jolie, Elle Fanning, Sharlto Copley, Lesley Manville
Rated PG

Coffy (1973)

Coffy
★★★★
★★★★
2.7 out of 4 stars

From Jack Hill, starring Pam Grier, Booker Bradshaw, Robert DoQui, William Elliott
Rated R

 



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