There are many types of movies, whether they’re romantic, dramatic or historic films, we like the type of movies that are based on true stories about people who have achieved many things in their lives, overcoming obstacles and facing their fears.
We have made a list of the top movies every woman should watch because they have some really inspirational female characters that have accomplished their goals. If you’re planning your weekend film marathon, you’ll find many options on this post!
The Devil Wears Prada
This dramatic comedy features the renowned actress Meryl Streep and the talented Anne Hathaway. The story revolves around the world of fashion and it is inspired by the famous editor of Vogue, Anna Wintour. The film was a huge success, it grossed over $300 million.
Eat, Pray, Love
Starring Julia Roberts, James Franco and Javier Bardem, the film is based on the book by Elizabeth Gilbert. The story revolves around Elizabeth, a woman who seemed to have everything a woman could dream of a successful career, a beautiful home, and a good husband. After a while, she decides to leave everything behind and travels to Italy to pursue happiness.
Frida is film starred and produced by the renowned Mexican actress Salma Hayek. The movie is about the exciting life of Frida Kahlo, a strong and revolutionary woman who became a successful painter in Mexico.
Million Dollar Baby
“Million Dollar Baby” is an American film about a boxing trainer (Clint Eastwood) who helps an amateur boxer (Hilary Swank) achieve her dream of becoming a successful boxer. The film shows how severe and cruel life can be and how the young boxer faces different challenges; “Million Dollar Baby” won four Academy Awards.
Mona Lisa Smile
This film shows what life was like for women during the 1950s. Starring Julia Roberts, the film takes place on the campus of Wellesley College; she encourages her students to pursue their dreams in a time when most women only wanted to get married and start a family.
Revolutionary Road is a movie based on the 1961 novel of the same name. The film is about the lives of an aspiring actress (Kate Winslet) and an unhappy man (Leonardo DiCaprio); it was nominated for three Golden Globes, four BAFTAs, and three Academy Awards.