15 Awesome Movies With a Female Lead Cast
A great cast can make a movie, and it’s a casting director’s job to find the best man, or woman, for the job. In an industry dominated by leading-men, we’re counting down the top all-female cast films in celebration of the women who have lit up our screens with their charm and amazing performances.
Clueless is modern day retelling of Jane Austen’s classic 1815 novel Emma. The story centers on the self-indulgent, wealthy and popular Cher (Alicia Silverstone), who has risen to the pinnacle of success on the high school social scene. Cher, and step-brother Josh (Paul Rudd), have an amiable but banter-filled relationship in which the socially-conscious Josh, often pokes holes in Cher’s priorities. Cher learns early on that she enjoys doing good deeds and cluelessly embarks on match-making enterprises and misguided but sincere attempts to live more purposefully. After much soul searching, Cher realizes that she is in love with Josh. Her new dedication to socially-purposeful initiatives impress him, and the two opposites become a couple.
14. Sex and the City: The Movie
Just like the series, the film chronicles the exploits of four friends Carrie (Sarah Jessica Parker), Samantha (Kim Cattrall), Charlotte (Kristin Davis), and Miranda (Cynthia Nixon), as they deal with their lives as single ladies in the Big Apple. The film opens with Carrie recounting the lives of her friends and how they are now paired off and living separate lives. Carrie and her boyfriend, Big, agree to marry, but Big is unable to go through with it after a heartbroken Miranda informs him that marriage will ruin everything. Charlotte learns she is pregnant and worries tirelessly that something will happen to the baby. When she unexpectedly runs into Big, she gives him a piece of her mind, causing her water to break. Big reveals his remorse, but doesn’t see Carrie until she returns to their recently-purchased luxury penthouse, where he proposes in the walk-in closet with a diamond encrusted shoe.