Most Popular "Female Lead" Titles
- Movies or TV
- IMDb Rating
- In Theaters
- Release Year
2. The 100 (2014– )
12 | 43 min | Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Set ninety-seven years after a nuclear war has destroyed civilization, when a spaceship housing humanity's lone survivors sends one hundred juvenile delinquents back to Earth, in hopes of possibly re-populating the planet.
3. Chilling Adventures of Sabrina (2018– )
16 | 60 min | Drama, Fantasy, Horror
As her 16th birthday nears, Sabrina must choose between the witch world of her family and the human world of her friends. Based on the Archie comic.
6. How to Get Away with Murder (2014– )
12 | 43 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
A group of ambitious law students and their brilliant criminal defense professor become involved in a twisted murder plot that promises to change the course of their lives.
9. Fuller House (2016– )
AL | 30 min | Comedy, Family
In a continuation of Full House (1987), D.J. Fuller is a mother of three young boys and is a recent widow. D.J.'s sister Stephanie, her best friend Kimmy and Kimmy's teenage daughter all move in to help raise her sons. The house is now a lot fuller.
11. Pretty Little Liars (2010–2017)
12 | 44 min | Drama, Mystery, Romance
Four friends band together against an anonymous foe who threatens to reveal their darkest secrets, while also investigating the disappearance of their best friend.
13. Buffy the Vampire Slayer (1996–2003)
6 | 44 min | Action, Drama, Fantasy
A young woman, destined to slay vampires, demons and other infernal creatures, deals with her life fighting evil, with the help of her friends.
14. Tomb Raider (2018)
12 | 119 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Lara Croft, the fiercely independent daughter of a missing adventurer, must push herself beyond her limits when she discovers the island where her father disappeared.
Votes: 149,826 | Gross: $57.42M
15. Mad Max: Fury Road (2015)
16 | 120 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
In a post-apocalyptic wasteland, a woman rebels against a tyrannical ruler in search for her homeland with the aid of a group of female prisoners, a psychotic worshiper, and a drifter named Max.
Votes: 756,125 | Gross: $153.64M
16. Empire (2015– )
12 | 42 min | Drama, Music
A hip-hop mogul must choose a successor among his three sons who are battling for control over his multi-million dollar company, while his ex-wife schemes to reclaim what is hers.
18. I, Tonya (2017)
16 | 120 min | Biography, Comedy, Drama
Competitive ice skater Tonya Harding rises amongst the ranks at the U.S. Figure Skating Championships, but her future in the activity is thrown into doubt when her ex-husband intervenes.
Votes: 127,802 | Gross: $30.01M
19. Cinderella (I) (2015)
AL | 105 min | Drama, Family, Fantasy
When her father unexpectedly dies, young Ella finds herself at the mercy of her cruel stepmother and her scheming stepsisters. Never one to give up hope, Ella's fortunes begin to change after meeting a dashing stranger.
Votes: 138,009 | Gross: $201.15M
20. The Silence of the Lambs (1991)
16 | 118 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
A young FBI cadet must receive the help of an incarcerated and manipulative cannibal killer to help catch another serial killer, a madman who skins his victims.
Votes: 1,098,681 | Gross: $130.74M
21. Star Wars: Rogue One (2016)
12 | 133 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
The daughter of an Imperial scientist joins the Rebel Alliance in a risky move to steal the Death Star plans.
Votes: 458,854 | Gross: $532.18M
22. Jessica Jones (2015– )
16 | 56 min | Action, Crime, Drama
Following the tragic end of her brief superhero career, Jessica Jones tries to rebuild her life as a private investigator, dealing with cases involving people with remarkable abilities in New York City.
25. Black Swan (2010)
16 | 108 min | Drama, Thriller
A committed dancer wins the lead role in a production of Tchaikovsky's "Swan Lake" only to find herself struggling to maintain her sanity.
Votes: 635,267 | Gross: $106.95M
26. Crazy Ex-Girlfriend (2015– )
12 | 42 min | Comedy, Musical
A young woman abandons a choice job at a law firm and her life in New York in an attempt to find happiness in the unlikely locale of West Covina, California.
27. Sabrina, the Teenage Witch (1996–2003)
AL | 22 min | Comedy, Family, Fantasy
When a 16-year-old high school student finds out she's a witch, her two aunts offer guidance on how to control her newly-discovered magical powers.
28. The Killing (2011–2014)
12 | 45 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
A police investigation, the saga of a grieving family, and a Seattle mayoral campaign all interlock after the body of 17-year-old Rosie Larsen is found in the trunk of a submerged car.
30. Weeds (2005–2012)
12 | 28 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama
When a suburban mother turns to dealing marijuana in order to maintain her privileged lifestyle after her husband dies, she finds out just how addicted her entire neighborhood already is.
35. Maleficent (2014)
12 | 97 min | Action, Adventure, Family
A vengeful fairy is driven to curse an infant princess, only to discover that the child may be the one person who can restore peace to their troubled land.
Votes: 298,149 | Gross: $241.41M
36. Marcella (2016– )
16 | 45 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
Marcella Backland left the Metropolitan Police for the sake of her family, only to have her husband leave her. She returns to her job on the murder squad, investigating a case that seems disturbingly familiar to her.
37. Spy (2015)
12 | 119 min | Action, Comedy, Crime
A desk-bound CIA analyst volunteers to go undercover to infiltrate the world of a deadly arms dealer, and prevent diabolical global disaster.
Votes: 210,035 | Gross: $110.83M
39. Miss Congeniality (2000)
12 | 109 min | Action, Comedy, Crime
An F.B.I. Agent must go undercover in the Miss United States beauty pageant to prevent a group from bombing the event.
Votes: 164,865 | Gross: $106.81M
41. Muriel's Wedding (1994)
R | 106 min | Comedy, Drama
A young social outcast in Australia steals money from her parents to finance a vacation where she hopes to find happiness, and perhaps love.
Votes: 31,792 | Gross: $15.19M
42. Kim Possible (2019 TV Movie)
Action, Adventure, Comedy | Post-production
Everyday teen hero Kim Possible (Sadie Stanley) and her best friend Ron Stoppable (Sean Giambrone) embark on their freshman year of high school, all while saving the world from evil ... See full summary »
44. Lost Girl (2010–2016)
12 | 44 min | Drama, Fantasy
Lost Girl focuses on the gorgeous and charismatic Bo, a supernatural being called a succubus who feeds on the energy of humans, sometimes with fatal results. Refusing to embrace her ... See full summary »
45. The Nanny (1993–1999)
AL | 22 min | Comedy, Family, Romance
After being fired from her job and dumped by her boyfriend, a cosmetics saleswoman becomes the nanny to the three children of a rich English widower. As time passes, the two fall for each other.
46. A Bad Moms Christmas (2017)
12 | 104 min | Adventure, Comedy
As their own mothers drop in unexpectedly, our three under-appreciated and over-burdened moms rebel against the challenges and expectations of the Super Bowl for mothers: Christmas.
Votes: 30,830 | Gross: $72.11M
48. Bad Moms (2016)
12 | 100 min | Comedy
When three overworked and under-appreciated moms are pushed beyond their limits, they ditch their conventional responsibilities for a jolt of long overdue freedom, fun and comedic self-indulgence.
Votes: 97,676 | Gross: $113.26M
49. Home Again (2017)
6 | 97 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
Life for a single mom in Los Angeles takes an unexpected turn when she allows three young guys to move in with her.
Votes: 21,157 | Gross: $27.02M