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20 Best Movies About Women on Netflix

During Women’s History Month, there are some great titles you can stream on Netflix. These Movies About Women on Netflix are also a great source of movie lists at any time.

Movies About Women on Netflix

Maid

Single mother Alex turns to houseclean to make ends meet as she escapes an abusive relationship and overcomes homelessness to create a better life for her daughter, Maddy.| Stream on Netflix

Jen Kirkman: Just Keep Livin’?

Incisive comic Jen Kirkman gets real about women’s bodies, the value of alone time, and an Italian private tour guide who may have been a ghost. | Stream on Netflix

Rebecca

A young newlywed moves to her husband’s imposing estate, where she must contend with his sinister housekeeper and the haunting shadow of his late wife. | Stream on Netflix

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Wanda Skyes: Not Normal

Wanda Sykes tackles politics, reality TV, racism, and the secret she’d take to the grave in this rollicking, no-holds-barred stand-up special. | Stream on Netflix

Self Made: Inspired by the Life of Madam C.J. Walker

An African American washerwoman rises from poverty to build a beauty empire and become the first female self-made millionaire. Based on a true story. | Stream on Netflix

Feminists: What Were They Thinking?

Revisiting 1970s photos of women that captured a feminist awakening, this film explores those women’s lives and examines the continued need for change. | Stream on Netflix

Million Yen Women

Five beautiful but mysterious women move in with unsuccessful novelist Shin, who manages their odd household in exchange for a tidy monthly sum. | Stream on Netflix

 

The Most Assassinated Woman in America

Famous for her death scenes and dubbed the Queen of Terror, the actress contends with a stalker and drama from her past.| Stream on Netflix

Feminists: What Were They Thinking?

Revisiting 1970s photos of women that captured a feminist awakening, this film explores those women’s lives and examines the continued need for change. Jane Fonda, Lily Tomlin, Michelle Phillips, and many other women share their stories in Johanna Demetrakas’s documentary. | Stream on Netflix

Coded Bias

This documentary investigates the bias in algorithms after M.I.T. Media Lab researcher Joy Buolamwini uncovered flaws in facial recognition technology.| Stream on Netflix

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Roman Empire

This stylish mix of documentary and lavish historical epic chronicles the turbulent, violent reigns of Commodus, Julius Caesar and Caligula. | Stream on Netflix

Murder to Mercy

After 16-year-old Cyntoia Brown is sentenced to life in prison, questions about her past, physiology, and the law itself call her guilt into question. | Stream on Netflix

Britney Vs Spears

Journalist Jenny Eliscu and filmmaker Erin Lee Carr investigate Britney Spears’ fight for freedom by way of exclusive interviews and confidential evidence. | Stream on Netflix

Converations with a Killer: The Ted Bundy Tapes

Present-day interviews, archival footage, and audio recordings made on death row form a searing portrait of notorious serial killer Ted Bundy. | Stream on Netflix

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