Keyword: female protagonist

Hunger Games

The Hunger Games (2012)

Rated: PG 13 Runtime: 142 minutes Release date: 03/22/2012
Every year in the ruins of what was once North America, the nation of Panem forces each of its twelve districts to send a teenage boy and girl to compete in the Hunger Games. Part twisted entertainment, part government intimidation tactic, the Hunger Games are a nationally televised event in which "Tributes" must fight with one another until one survivor remains. Pitted against highly-trained...
Divergent

Divergent (2014)

Rated: PG 13 Runtime: 143 minutes Release date: 03/20/2014
In a future world, people are segregated into different factions based on their personalities. Tris Prior is categorized as "Divergent" and warned that she will never fit into one of these groups. When Tris learns of a conspiracy to destroy all Divergents, she has to find out why being in that classification is so dangerous before it's too late.
Heatstroke

Heatstroke (2013)

Rated: None Runtime: 92 minutes Release date: 11/29/2013
On a family trip in the African desert, a research scientist unintentionally travels off course and is brutally murdered by an arms dealer. His girlfriend is put to the ultimate survival test as she attempts to evade the killers and protect his teenage daughter.
Gravity

Gravity (2013)

Rated: PG 13 Runtime: 93 minutes Release date: 10/03/2013
Dr. Ryan Stone, a brilliant engineer, is on her first shuttle mission with veteran astronaut Matt Kowalski. But on a seemingly routine spacewalk, disaster strikes. The shuttle is destroyed, leaving Stone and Kowalski completely alone, tethered to nothing but each other and spiraling out into the blackness. The deafening silence tells them they have lost any link to Earth...and any chance for...
Twilight Saga:  New Moon

The Twilight Saga: New Moon (2009)

Rated: PG 13 Runtime: 130 minutes Release date: 11/19/2009
Following Bella's ill-fated 18th birthday party, Edward Cullen and his family abandon the town of Forks, Washington, in an effort to protect her from the dangers inherent in their world. As the heartbroken Bella sleepwalks through her senior year of high school, numb and alone, she discovers Edward's image comes to her whenever she puts herself in jeopardy. Her desire to be with him at any cost...
Blue Jasmine

Blue Jasmine (2013)

Rated: PG 13 Runtime: 98 minutes Release date: 07/25/2013
After everything in her life falls to pieces, including her marriage to wealthy businessman Hal, elegant New York socialite Jasmine moves into her sister Ginger's modest apartment in San Francisco to try to pull herself back together again.
Snow White and the Huntsman

Snow White and the Huntsman (2012)

Rated: PG 13 Runtime: 126 minutes Release date: 05/31/2012
Snow White is the only person in the land fairer than the evil queen out to destroy her. But what the wicked ruler never imagined is that the young woman threatening her reign has been training in the art of war with a huntsman dispatched to kill her.
Frozen

Frozen (2013)

Rated: PG Runtime: 101 minutes Release date: 11/21/2013
Fearless optimist Anna sets off on an epic journey-teaming up with rugged mountain man Kristoff and his loyal reindeer Sven-to find her sister Elsa, whose icy powers have trapped the kingdom of Arendelle in eternal winter. Encountering Everest-like conditions, mystical trolls and a hilarious snowman named Olaf, Anna and Kristoff battle the elements in a race to save the kingdom.
Addicted

Addicted (2014)

Rated: R Runtime: 105 minutes Release date: 10/09/2014
Successful businesswoman Zoe Reynard appears to have attained it all - the dream husband she loves, two wonderful children and a flourishing career. As perfect as everything appears from the outside, Zoe is still drawn to temptations she cannot escape or resist. As she pursues a secretive life, Zoe finds herself risking it all when she heads down a perilous path she may not survive. Based on the...
Lara Croft: Tomb Raider

Lara Croft: Tomb Raider (2001)

Rated: PG 13 Runtime: 100 minutes Release date: 06/14/2001
Lara Croft was born into wealth and groomed at the most elite schools. She travels to dangerous and mysterious locales around the globe in search of rare, lost crypts and long-forgotten empires. She speaks numerous languages, is highly trained for combat and answers to no one, obeying only a desire for adventure. But now she must face her greatest challenge yet: to find two halves of an ancient...
Lucy

Lucy (2014)

Rated: R Runtime: 89 minutes Release date: 07/24/2014
Lucy, a student living in Taiwan, is tricked into delivering a briefcase, resulting in her being kidnapped and having a package containing a dangerous synthetic substance surgically implanted in her body. She is intended to be a vessel for the chemical, but it leaks into her system, unlocking her cerebral capacity to superhuman levels. She races across the world to enlist the help of a brain...
Stepmom

Stepmom (1998)

Rated: PG 13 Runtime: 124 minutes Release date: 12/24/1998
Jackie and Isabel have nothing in common--one is the ideal mother, the other is struggling to be any kind of mother--until circumstances force them to share a family and put aside their mutual hostility for the sake of the children. They discover how precious life, love and the ties that bind them really are in this tale about the intricate circumstances surrounding what happens when a man's new...
Alice in Wonderland

Alice in Wonderland (2010)

Rated: PG Runtime: 108 minutes Release date: 03/04/2010
While 19-year-old Alice is attending a party, she sees a white rabbit with a pocket watch go into the bushes and follows him. She falls down a rabbit hole that leads to Underland, where she is reunited with her childhood friends, the White Rabbit, Tweedledee and Tweedledum, the Dormouse, the Caterpillar, the Cheshire Cat, and the Mad Hatter. All of the residents of Underworld are searching for...
Kill Bill Vol. 2

Kill Bill Vol. 2 (2004)

Rated: R Runtime: 137 minutes Release date: 04/15/2004
Continuing the story-line which unfolded in "Kill Bill Vol. I," this is a revenge tale of an expert assassin, called The Bride, who sets out on a quest to wreak vengeance upon her former employer, Bill, and other members of their assassin circle, for shooting her on the day of her wedding--along with all The Bride's guests in attendance--and leaving her for dead. When this chapter in the story...
Sound of Music

The Sound of Music (1965)

Rated: G Runtime: 174 minutes Release date: 03/30/1965
A former nun leaves the convent to become a governess for the seven children of a wealthy, Austrian widower who has grown into a cold disciplinarian. Soon, the she opens the children to the wonders of life and the joy of music - and eventually softens the heart of their father and gains his love.
Salt

Salt (2010)

Rated: PG 13 Runtime: 99 minutes Release date: 07/22/2010
As a CIA officer, Evelyn Salt swore an oath to duty, honor and country. Her loyalty will be tested when a defector accuses her of being a Russian spy. Salt goes on the run, using all her skills and years of experience as a covert operative to elude capture. Salt's efforts to prove her innocence only serve to cast doubt on her motives, as the hunt to uncover the truth behind her identity continues...
Black Swan

Black Swan (2010)

Rated: R Runtime: 110 minutes Release date: 12/02/2010
Nina is a ballerina in a New York City ballet company whose life, like all those in her profession, is completely consumed with dance. She lives with her retired ballerina mother Erica who zealously supports her daughter's professional ambition. When artistic director Thomas Leroy decides to replace prima ballerina Beth MacIntyre for the opening production of their new season, Swan Lake, Nina is...
Gone With the Wind

Gone With the Wind (1939)

Rated: G Runtime: N/A Release date: 12/14/1939
Scarlett O'Hara is in love with drippy Ashley Wilkes, and is devastated when he announces that he plans to marry his cousin Melanie. She pleads with Ashley to marry her instead, but then, on the first day of the Civil War, she meets mercurial Rhett Butler. A man to match her strength of character and romantic desires, Butler changes the course of her life. Despite hunger, and the burning of...
It Felt Like Love

It Felt Like Love (2014)

Rated: None Runtime: 80 minutes Release date: 03/20/2014
14-year-old Lila spends a languid South Brooklyn summer playing third wheel to her promiscuous friend Chiara and Chiara's boyfriend Patrick. Eager for her own sexual awakening, Lila gamely decides to pursue the older, thuggish Sammy, rumored to sleep with anyone. But as Lila's overt advances unmask her inexperience and quiet desperation, she's quickly pushed into frightening and unwelcome new...
Queen

Queen (2014)

Rated: None Runtime: N/A Release date: 03/06/2014
Story of a simple Delhi-based girl whose life changes unexpectedly. Rani, a simple middle-class, conservative girl has her dreams shattered when her husband-to-be leaves her stranded at the altar. But she decides to go on the honeymoon, the one she's always been planning, by herself. The girl who's never left her house alone now goes to Paris and Amsterdam on her own and discovers herself while...
Blue is the Warmest Color

Blue is the Warmest Color (2013)

Rated: NC 17 Runtime: 179 minutes Release date: 10/24/2013
A 15-year-old girl named Adèle is approaching adulthood and dreams of experiencing her first love. A handsome male classmate falls for her hard, but an unsettling erotic reverie upsets the romance before it begins. Adèle imagines that the mysterious, blue-haired girl she encountered in the street slips into her bed and possesses her with an overwhelming pleasure. That blue-haired girl is a...
I Spit On Your Grave

I Spit On Your Grave (2010)

Rated: R Runtime: 107 minutes Release date: 10/07/2010
A beautiful woman from the city, Jennifer Hills, rents an isolated cabin in the country to write her latest novel. Soon, a group of local lowlifes subject her to a nightmare of degradation, rape and violence. Left for dead, she returns for vengeance. Trapping her male attackers one-by-one, she inflicts acts of physical torment upon them with a ferocity that surpasses her own ordeal. When the...
Bridesmaids

Bridesmaids (2011)

Rated: R Runtime: 120 minutes Release date: 05/12/2011
Thirtysomething Annie finds her life turned completely upside down when she takes on the maid of honor role in her best friend Lillian's wedding. In way over her head but determined to succeed, Annie leads a hodgepodge of bridesmaids on a wild ride down the road to the big event.
Halloween

Halloween (1978)

Rated: R Runtime: 91 minutes Release date: 10/24/1978
Six year-old Michael Myers seems like such a nice boy until he stabs his teenage sister to death on Halloween night. After fifteen years locked up in a mental institution, Michael escapes, dons a creepy mask and launches a killing spree in his home town of Haddonfield. Only the boy's psychiatrist Dr. Loomis and beautiful young Laurie Strode stand in the way of an indestructible psychopath with...
Terminator

The Terminator (1984)

Rated: R Runtime: 108 minutes Release date: 09/29/1984
In the year 2029, the rulers of Earth, to ensure their success, decide to reshape the future by changing the past. They send The Terminator back in time to destroy Sarah Connor, who doesn't realize the awesome role her unborn child will play in the decades to come.