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9 Female-Centric Movies Like Wonder Woman

2017

Starring: Gal Gadot, Chris Pine, Robin Wright

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*** The Wonder Woman story is awesome and very empowering, because of her legendary story, we’ve decided to create a list of strong women movies, from each category of our website. Enjoy!

The Gal Gadot Wonder Woman movie has blasted through the box office charts. This new justice league movie is so good that Rotten Tomatoes gave it a 92% score.

The story of Wonder Woman is about a girl called Diana, who is an Amazon. The Amazons are a race of immortal women with superhuman strength. Themyscira is the magical and secluded island they call home. The women on this island are trained to be invincible warriors. Diana is one of them, she is also the princess of the Amazons.

When Diana grows up, she meets an American pilot who has crashed on Themyscira. This man, called Steve Trevor, tells Diana about a devastating war waged by humans, in a world Diana knows nothing about. Diana believes she can help fight this force of darkness so she teams up with Steve and leaves the island she calls home. Diana is about to discover a lot about herself, the world, and her true destiny.

Wonder Woman is a visual extravaganza, filled with heart, reason, and a ton of action. If you’re a DC film fan or someone who just loves an awesome flick, you’ll thoroughly enjoy the Wonder Woman new movie. There’s a lot of movies featuring a strong female protagonist, we’ve scoured the web to find the best leading ladies to fit into each of or websites categories. We hope you enjoy our unique list of movies like Wonder Woman below.


Action: Kill Bill

2003

Starring: Uma Thurman, Lucy Liu, Vivica A. Fox

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Like most of the best Quentin Tarantino movies, Kill Bill is a brash and bloody story about revenge. The Bride is the name of the strong female protagonist in this film. When The Bride wakes up from a four-year coma, she realizes that her entire wedding party, and her unborn child, are all dead. Now, The Bride has one thing on her mind, to kill anyone who had something to do with her misery, including her ex-lover. Kill Bill must be added to our list of action movies like Wonder Woman because “The Bride” is one of the deadliest women in the world. She is definitely a strong female protagonist.

Watch both Quentin Tarantino films to understand the whole story.

Kill Bill vol 1 and Kill Bill vol 2,


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Comedy: The Heat

2013

Starring: Sandra Bullock, Melissa McCarthy, Demián Bichir

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For two of funniest female movie characters on our list, look no further than this film called The Heat. This action comedy movie is about a meticulous and arrogant FBI Special Agent called Sarah Ashburn. When Sarah gets assigned a partner to capture an unknown drug lord, she is paired with her complete opposite. Shannon Mullins is the foul-mouth and hot-tempered detective who now has to work side-by-side with Sarah. Sparks fly as they try to figure out a way to work together, but as time goes by, a strange friendship develops. The Heat belongs on our list of comedy movie alternatives to Wonder Woman because these women have excellent chemistry. Sarah and Shannon are the perfect mix of witty and vulgar humor. If you like cop buddy films, you’ll love The Heat.


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Horror: You’re Next

2013

Starring: Sharni Vinson, AJ Bowen, Wendy Glenn

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The You’re Next plot revolves a wealthy family called the Davison’s. Crispian Davison and his girlfriend, Erin, have been invited to a weekend getaway at his parent’s vacation house, with his other family members. During an argument at the dinner table, an arrow is shot through the window. This is the start of a night of torment for all the Davison’s. Luckily, Erin knows how to fight, she might not be rich or pampered but she is about to prove her worth to this family. Watch You’re Next because this is an excellent and intelligently planned slasher film with a one-of-a-kind heroine. You’re Next is one of the best horror movies featuring a strong female lead, which makes it a perfect addition to our list.


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Drama: The Blind Side

2009

Starring: Tim Mcgraw, Kathy Bates, Sandra Bullock

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We must add the Blind Side movie to our list. This biographical drama is based on the true story of a man called Michael Oher and the woman who saved his life. Michael was a traumatized and homeless teenager until Leigh Anne Tuohy took him under her wing. Leigh Anne knew that it wouldn’t be easy to integrate a troubled African-American into her home but she was determined to give this boy an education, a safe home, and a lot of love. When Michael shows his interest in football, Leigh Anne gives him a coach and encourages him to be the best. With her love and helpfulness, Michael has a new lease on life, and a family once again. The Blind Side is one of the best female lead movies on our list of films like Wonder Woman. This sports themed drama movie is inspirational, heartwarming, emotional and fun.


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Romance: Everything, Everything

2017

Starring: Amandla Stenberg, Nick Robinson, Ana De La Reguera

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Everything, Everything is about a teenager called Maddy. Maddy is 17 and has a rare disease that forces her to stay confined to the indoors, 24/7, with filtered air. Since Maddy cannot do the things normal teenagers can do, she reads. When a moving truck pulls up next door to her home, she sees a boy around her age, his name is Olly. Through email, the two teenagers connect and fall in love. Olly helps Maddy realize that she isn’t living, she is only surviving. This opens her eyes to a whole new world, outside of the “bubble” she calls home. Maddy is a strong character, despite her illness, which makes this movie a perfect addition to our list. Everything, Everything is a beautiful teenage romance that shouldn’t be missed.


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Science Fiction: Lucy

2014

Starring: Scarlett Johansson, Morgan Freeman, Amr Waked

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Lucy had one job, to deliver a briefcase to a man called Mr. Jang. Things take a turn for the worst when she gets captured and is forced to become a drug mule and carry a package in her stomach. Unfortunately, the package breaks open and starts to mutate Lucy’s entire body. This gives her superhuman abilities. Lucy has a mentor called Professor Norman who tries to help her unlock the drug’s full potential. With her newfound talents, Lucy turns into a merciless warrior out for revenge. Lucy is an action-packed, science fiction masterpiece that must be added to our list of movies like Wonder Woman. Enjoy this unusual, entertaining, and very interesting movie about a leading lady called Lucy.


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Thriller: The Call

2013

Starring: Abigail Breslin, Halle Berry, Morris Chestnut

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The Call is one of the top movies with female leads on our list. This film is about an experienced 911 phone operator called Jordan Turner. Jordan’s job isn’t an easy one, and when she makes a mistake that takes someone’s life, she feels unsure about her work capabilities. Strangely, Jordan receives a call that could redeem the unfortunate incident of her past, a girl has just been abducted and needs Jordan’s help. This call of distress awakens something in Jordan, she is now determined to save this girl and bring the horrible man that abducted her to justice. The Call is an intense thriller that must be added to our list of movies similar to Wonder Woman. Jordan proves just how strong a woman can be when the “mama bear” gene kicks in.


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Animated: Frozen

2013

Starring: Kristen Bell, Idina Menzel, Idina Menzel

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The Disney Frozen movie features another leading lady called Anna. Anna is a fearless optimist in search of her sister Elsa, who has trapped an entire kingdom in eternal winter because of her temperamental ice powers. Anna teams up with a loyal reindeer and a rugged mountain man to find her older sibling. Mystical trolls, a comical snowman, winter conditions, and a lot of magic, are just a few things the trio comes across in their search for Elsa. Frozen is an animation with a ton of memorable songs and an epic story that will be cherished for a long time. For all these reasons, we must add Frozen to our list of animated movies with smart, confident, and courageous girls, like Diana in Wonder Woman.


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Crime: Thelma And Louise

1991

Starring: Susan Sarandon, Geena Davis, Harvey Keitel

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The Thelma and Louise full movie is a classic story about two women who leave their normal life behind for a road trip of a lifetime. Thelma and Louise are best friends who are ready for an adventure. When a man tries to rape one of them in a bar, he is shot by the other woman. Now, Thelma and Louise’s getaway road trip has turned into fugitives. Detective Slocumb is on their tails and is getting closer as each hour passes. Will Thelma and Louise make it to Mexico and avoid Detective Slocumb or will they be caught during their run from the law? Watch this amazing addition to crime movies like Wonder Woman for two of the best female characters on our list and an unforgettable movie about friendship.

  1. Frankie D. June 19, 2017 at 1:10 pm

    The Blind Side was an amazing movie! Love Sandra Bullock 🙂

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