Most Popular Ambitious Woman Movies and TV Shows
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2. The Devil Wears Prada (2006)
PG-13 | 109 min | Comedy, Drama
A smart but sensible new graduate lands a job as an assistant to Miranda Priestly, the demanding editor-in-chief of a high fashion magazine.
Votes: 341,423 | Gross: $124.74M
6. Valley of the Dolls (1967)
PG-13 | 123 min | Drama, Music, Romance
Film version of Jacqueline Susann's best-selling novel chronicling the rise and fall of three young women in show business.
Votes: 6,641 | Gross: $44.43M
7. Florence Foster Jenkins (2016)
PG-13 | 111 min | Biography, Comedy, Drama
The story of Florence Foster Jenkins, a New York heiress who dreamed of becoming an opera singer, despite having a terrible singing voice.
Votes: 45,265 | Gross: $27.37M
8. The Late Bloomer (2016)
R | 90 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
The story of an adult male who, after the successful removal of a benign tumor resting against his pituitary gland, experiences all the changes and effects of puberty over a three-week period.
9. Toni Erdmann (2016)
R | 162 min | Comedy, Drama
A practical joking father tries to reconnect with his hard working daughter by creating an outrageous alter ego and posing as her CEO's life coach.
Votes: 38,390 | Gross: $1.48M
10. School Spirit (1985)
R | 90 min | Comedy, Fantasy
A horny student killed in a car crash becomes a ghost who can make himself invisible or corporal at will. With the help of his perverted ghost guide, old uncle Pinky, he goes on sexcapades, takes on the principal and finds true love.
13. Teaching Mrs. Tingle (1999)
PG-13 | 96 min | Comedy, Thriller
The story of a girl who is willing to do anything to become Valedictorian, even if it means murdering the teacher that stands in her way.
Votes: 18,908 | Gross: $8.95M
14. Tomb Raider (2013 Video Game)
M | Action, Adventure, Drama
Armed with only the raw instincts and physical ability, experience Lara Croft's intense origin story from a young woman to a hardened survivor.
15. True Jackson, VP (2008–2011)
23 min | Comedy, Drama, Family
The adventures of True Jackson, a 15-year-old, who becomes the VP of her favorite fashion company, Mad Style. As she dives deeper into the world of fashion, True must balance the life of a ... See full summary »
16. Lover Come Back (1961)
Approved | 107 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
A series of misunderstandings leaves an advertising executive with a campaign for a product which has not yet been invented, while he romances his rival in the guise of its inventor.
Votes: 6,308 | Gross: $16.94M
17. The City of the Dead (1960)
PG-13 | 78 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller
A young college student arrives in a sleepy Massachusetts town to research witchcraft; during her stay at an eerie inn, she discovers a startling secret about the town and its inhabitants.
19. Renoir (2012)
R | 111 min | Biography, Drama, History
Set on the French Riviera in the summer of 1915, Jean Renoir -- son of the Impressionist painter, Pierre-Auguste -- returns home to convalesce after being wounded in World War I. At his ... See full summary »
Votes: 4,825 | Gross: $2.29M
22. All the Fine Young Cannibals (1960)
112 min | Drama, Music, Romance
The minister of the town has died and his son Chad has no tears for him. Sarah, who now calls herself Salome, is pregnant with Chad's baby, but Chad has no future, no job and no money. ... See full summary »
23. Eskimo Nell (1975)
85 min | Comedy
Three young men, a scriptwriter, a producer and a director are called in by Benny U Murdoch, an exotic movie producer. He wants to make a new erotic movie starring a big woman - the "Eskimo... See full summary »
25. Chastity Bites (2013)
TV-MA | 93 min | Comedy, Horror
In the early 1600's, Countess Elizabeth Bathory slaughtered more than 600 young women, believing if she bathed in the blood of virgins that she would stay young and beautiful forever. Still... See full summary »
26. I'll Cry Tomorrow (1955)
Passed | 117 min | Biography, Drama, Music
Deprived of a normal childhood by her ambitious mother, Katie, Lillian Roth becomes a star of Broadway and Hollywood before she is twenty. Shortly before her marriage to her childhood ... See full summary »
27. Cashmere Mafia (2008– )
TV-PG | 60 min | Comedy, Drama
A group of successful female executives who have been friends since college turn to each other for guidance as they juggle their careers with family in New York City.
28. Opposing Force (1986)
R | 100 min | Action, Drama, Thriller
The commander of an Air Force camp simulates prisoner-of-war conditions for realistic training goes too far, creating all too real torture situations. He preys on the only woman in the experiment.
29. Playback (1996)
R | 92 min | Drama, Thriller
The marriage of David Burgess, a senior executive, and his beautiful wife, Sara Burgess, an interior designer, is under great strain because David is in the process of putting together the ... See full summary »
31. Men of Respect (1990)
R | 113 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
A hitman heeds a spiritualist's prophesies that he will rise to the head of his family. He starts his ascension by clandestinely executing the heads of the family and casting the blame on ... See full summary »
Votes: 708 | Gross: $0.14M
35. Aitraaz (2004)
Not Rated | 160 min | Drama, Romance, Thriller
A man is accused of sexual harassment by his former lover and he has to prove his innocence in order to restore his dignity.
Votes: 8,906 | Gross: $0.09M
37. Born to Be Bad (1950)
Approved | 94 min | Drama, Film-Noir
A woman's attempt to appear innocent and sweet clashes with her lover who sees through her act and the wealthy man she tries to trick into marrying her.
38. The Inheritance (1976)
R | 120 min | Drama
Quinn plays a retired bakery tycoon, alienated from his two sons and jealously guarding his vast wealth... until a cunning young beauty (Sanda) enters the picture, marries one son, seduces ... See full summary »
42. Summer Storm (1944)
Approved | 106 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir
In this filmed Chekhov adaptation, Olga is an alluring peasant woman who lures cynical aristocrat Fedor away from his milquetoast fiancée, with tragic consequences.
44. What a Woman! (1956)
92 min | Comedy, Drama
A photographer named Corrado snaps a picture of Antonietta. When it shows up on the front page of a magazine, she wants to take him to court over it.
45. Women on the Run (2019)
Women on the Run. Vera has lived a wonderful life with Jindrich, and she is fully determined to fulfill his last wish - running a marathon. The emancipated and spirited mother of three ... See full summary »
46. The New Life of Paul Sneijder (2016)
114 min | Drama
Following a rare accident, Paul Sneijder opened his eyes to the reality of his life as a "senior manager" in Montreal: his work no longer interested him, his wife annoyed him and deceived ... See full summary »
48. So Well Remembered (1947)
Passed | 114 min | Drama, Mystery, Romance
On the day that World War II ends in Europe, Mayor George Boswell recalls events of the previous twenty-five years in his home town of Browdley. As Councilman and Newspaper Editor, George ... See full summary »
50. The Wayward Wife (1953)
91 min | Comedy, Drama
Gemma, daughter of a lodger, is in love with her half-brother, but since she cannot marry him she ends up marrying a teacher. She doesn't love him and betrays him but is blackmailed by a ... See full summary »