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10+ Films About Strong Women Who Will Restore Self-Confidence

Strength of mind is what allows us to cope with any difficulties and always achieve our goals, no matter how hard it is. And this quality is fully inherent in women, whose fragility is actually only an external attribute, because a really strong personality is hidden behind it.

You will find very different pictures in the new selection of Happy Worthy Life. These are classic thrillers, and historical dramas, and even comedies. But the heroines of all these films did not leave our editors indifferent, because they want to be equal.

Denial (2016)

This tape talks about the lawsuit of the 90s, when Deborah Esther Lippstadt, a recognized historian and famous writer, was supposed to defend the right to historical truth about what the Holocaust was. Her opponent is Nazi Germany specialist David Irving, who believes that death camps did not exist in reality.

Actress Rachel Weiss perfectly revealed the image of a woman historian, ready to go to the end to prove her case. After all, her self-confidence is due to the fact that innocent victims deserve to be remembered.

IMDb Rating – 6.7

All About Nina (2018)

Nina Geld begins her career as a stand-up comedian. The girl performs in small clubs, and the audience takes her warmly. Gradually, Nina succeeds in work, but the relationship with her boyfriend Joe not happy. Faced with the cruelty of her young man, she decides to move to Los Angeles and there she meets Rafe, who, it seems, can help her to heal the emotional wounds.

Only now, Joe can not let go of Nina and goes after her to the City of Angels. And now the girl must repulse him and all the demons from her past.

IMDb Rating – 6.0

Reporter (2016)

When the channel’s management invited several employees who weren’t burdened by family concerns to go on a business trip to Afghanistan, Kim Baker, a news editor, volunteered. Once in a war-torn country, Kim completely changes his outlook on life. And now she’s surely never to return to office work.

IMDb Rating – 6.6

Double Jeopardy (1999)

Libby was serving a sentence in prison for the murder of her husband, but she did not commit this crime. Moreover, she knows that she was framed by her own spouse, who staged his death. The only hope that Libby has lived all these years is to go free and finally see her son. Freed ahead of schedule, the woman goes in search of justice.

IMDb Rating – 6.5

From Africa (1985)

Danish baroness Karen von Blixen-Finecke, following her husband, goes to Africa to do the beautification of a recently purchased farm. Already on the spot, a young woman learns that her husband decided to turn the farm into a coffee plantation. The Baroness is not afraid that this venture is doubtful, and her husband is not averse to putting all the work on her shoulders. She enthusiastically takes up the job.

And here, in the heart of Africa, Karen meets her true love, for which she too will have to go through trials.

IMDb Rating – 7.2

Dolores Claiborne (1995)

In a small town located on the island, a wealthy elderly woman is killed. Suspicion falls on Dolores Claiborne, who for many years was a servant in the house of the deceased. Dolores’s daughter, Selena, returns to the town. She did not communicate with her mother, because she blamed her for the death of her father, and now she also does not believe in her innocence.

Dolores gradually opens up to her daughter, and she learns that in fact the fate of her mother is much harder than it seemed before.

IMDb Rating – 7.4

Winter Bone (2010)

Ri, 17, lives with her sick mother, younger brother and sister in her own home in the American outback. The family could barely make ends meet, and without the help of neighbors it would hardly be able to feed itself. Ri’s father was recently released from prison, but never showed up at home. Soon the heroine finds out that her dad has mortgaged the house, and now, if she does not appear at the hearing and makes a deposit, all property will be confiscated.

Responsibility for the future of the family lies with young Ri. And she is ready for anything to protect her loved ones.

IMDb Rating – 7.2

The Good Girl (2002)

Justine is about 30, and she works in a supermarket in a provincial American town. She has a husband who spends most of the day lying on the couch, no children yet. Justine’s life is boring and monotonous, and there seems to be nothing ahead to strive for.

And then a new employee appears in the supermarket. His name is Tom, but he calls himself Holden and considers the reincarnation of the hero of the book “The Catcher in the Rye.” Justine has a romantic relationship with a guy, and he invites her to escape with him and abandon his boring and gray life. But is the girl strong enough to escape from herself?

IMDb Rating – 6.4

Suffragette (2015)

1912 year. Young Maud Watts works in the laundry room. Her days are filled with heavy thankless work and injustice, and the head of the girl is used to allowing herself some liberties. Maud reconciled with his position and devotes all his free time to his family. And only an accident takes her to the road, which in the future will change her whole life.

Maud is adjacent to the suffragist movement, and from now on she will fight for freedom, her own and all women.

IMDb Rating – 6.9

Macbeth (2015)

XI century. Lord Macbeth meets three soothsayers, from whom he learns that he is destined to become king. He decides to kill the ruling monarch in order to quickly take his place. Lady Macbeth, who recently lost her child, does not want to lose her spouse either. And in order to prevent his death, she begins her project to eliminate her husband’s competitors in the struggle for the throne.

IMDb Rating – 6.6

The Dressmaker (2015)

Once in a provincial Australian town a woman appears, from whom it is difficult to look away. This is Tilly Dannedge, who was accused of the death of her classmate as a child and sent to a boarding school. After many years in Europe, she returns home to look after her old mother.

As time goes on, Tilly wins the favor of local women for whom she sews stunning outfits. But her goal is not to return to the small town and just live a quiet life. She wants to figure out what happened here many years ago.

IMDb Rating – 7.1

Pope Joan (2009)

On January 28, 814, Charlemagne dies, and on the same day John is born. A girl grows and reaches for knowledge. Despite all the existing prohibitions, she receives an education, and then decides to impersonate a man and, taking the name John Anglicus, goes to Rome. There she becomes an adviser to the incumbent pope, and after his death she herself occupies the papal throne.

IMDb Rating – 6.7

The Queen (2006)

After the tragic death of Princess Diana, Queen Elizabeth II is in the Balmoral Castle, where in solitude she is trying to cope with her experiences and realize that this loss means not only for the royal family, but also for the country. However, British Prime Minister Tony Blair is of the opinion that the people will not forgive the Crown for the stingy display of feelings.

This film tells about the hardest time for the queen and how difficult it is to cope with feelings when they cannot be shown in public.

IMDb Rating – 7.3

Which movie heroine do you consider to be the standard of a strong woman?

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