How Many of These Classic Movies Have You Actually Seen?
To mark International Women's Day in 2021, take some time to celebrate some outstanding work that women have done in movies, whether they're in front of or behind the camera. The day marks the time to celebrate women's success and highlight the need for gender equality. You can't finish it in one day, so make a marathon take as much time as you like. In celebration of women everywhere, here's a list of movies featuring some pretty awesome women.
- Legally Blonde (2001)
Elle Woods has everything she could possibly want. The next thing she wants is to become the future wife of Warner Huntington III. However, the only thing that’s stopping him from proposing was that Elle was too blonde. Determine to win him back, Elle gets into Harvard and studies to become a lawyer.
- She's the Man (2006)
Viola Hastings is a girl whose passion is soccer. When the Girls' Soccer Program gets cancelled at her school, she went to try out for the boys' team but was rejected. She decides to impersonate her twin brother, Sebastian, to try out for their soccer program. Things get messy when Sebastian returns from London ahead of schedule yet has no clue that his sister has already taken his place in school.
- How to be Single (2016)
After four years of college, young Alice decides that she needs a break from her long-term boyfriend, Josh. She transfers to New York to be a paralegal and able to meet new challenges. Alice befriends Robin at her new job. Robin is a fun-loving, wild co-worker who loves to party and one night stands to help her move through an unknown city. Alice will now learn to drink free of charge, meet men, and enjoy Robin's unique lifestyle as her freewheel guide.
- The Heat (2013)
FBI Special Agent Sarah Ashburn is a skilful investigator with a longstanding reputation for excellence as well as arrogance. On the other side, foul-mouthed, hot-tempered detective Shannon Mullins heads along with her gut instincts and street smarts to get the criminals out of Boston's streets. Sparks fly as these polar opposites have to work together to catch a drug dealer, but in the end, they become the last thing anyone would expect, friends.
- Mean Girls (2004)
Cady Heron was raised and taught by her parents in Africa. When her family moves to the suburbs of Illinois, Cady eventually explores high school and gets a short primer on the harsh, tacit rules of popularity that split her schoolmates into tight-knit cliques. She unintentionally finds herself in the good graces of an elite group of popular students called "the Plastics," however, Cady quickly learns how her superficial group of new friends received that title.
- Crazy Rich Asians (2018)
Rachel Chu joins her boyfriend, Nick, in Singapore for his best friend's wedding. She soon discovers that Nick's family is incredibly wealthy, and he's considered one of the country's most worthy bachelors. Under the spotlight, Rachel must now deal with greedy socialites, eccentric relatives, and also Nick's disapproving mother.
- The Devil Wears Prada (2006)
Andy is a recent college graduate with a lot of aspirations. Upon landing a job at the prestigious Runway Magazine, she found herself an assistant to the sinister editor, Miranda Priestly. Andy is questioning her ability to endure her bleak tour as Miranda's whipping girl without being scorched.
- John Tucker Must Die (2006)
After finding out that they're all dating the same guy, three popular students from different cliques join together for vengeance, so they get the aid of a new girl in town and conspire to break his heart while ruining his reputation.
- Miss Congeniality (2000)
Gracie Hart is a tomboyish detective forced to enter the Miss United States beauty pageant as a competitor after her department discovers that an unknown bomber threatens it.
- Little Women (2019)
Meg, Jo, Beth, and Amy March were raised in genteel poverty by their caring mother, Marmee, in a quiet town in Massachusetts, while their father served as an army chaplain during the American Civil War. The story follows four beautiful sisters and details their passage from childhood to womanhood.
Take a break from a long exhausting day by binge watching a few movies staring strong and powerful women. So go ahead and get into your comfiest pyjamas with popcorn on hand before the movie starts. We promise you won’t be disappointed watching these movies recommended by us.