What are the best movies and TV shows to stream on International Women's Day?

J. Sta. Ana - Contributor

Happy International Women's Day, to all the ladies out there! March 8th marks the official celebration of women across the globe. And, sure, there are a ton of ways to commemorate and recognize girl power. We can support a concert of our favorite all-girl group. Be a volunteer to local organizations that cater to the women in need. Or, even splurge on a female-owned business in town and no one will judge you. You can choose one of these activities or do them all in a day. Who cares? You do you! But, if you just want to have a lazy night-in, then drinking wine while enjoying a nice bubble bath could sound enticing. You might want to add in your agenda to binge-watch some of these best movies and TV shows to celebrate International Women's Day.

In our list below, you will see movies about women's rights like the 2019 hit film Little Women. It is an award-winning feminist movie based on the classic novel of the same title by Louisa May Alcott. Or, watch the life of Queen Elizabeth II unfold in The Crown. But, if you're feeling bold and daring, we also recommend watching Ocean's 8 or Glow. FYI, these awesome women can kick ass! We curated a list of the best films and series from different genres but they do have a common ground. A skilled and talented cast of female celebrities who are goddesses in their field like Merryl Streep, Anne Hathaway, Sandra Bullock, and more. So, which one below will you include in your IWD celebration? Feel free to leave a comment below and we won't hold you off any longer. You go, girl! 

  1. 1The Crown


    The Crown is a Netflix original series wherein we discover Britain's royal family's romances, political rivalries, personal intrigues, and events that shaped the world during the 20th century. It is, particularly about Queen Elizabeth II.

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  1. 2Little Women


    Directed and written by Greta Gerwig, Little Women is a 2019 drama and romance film released on Christmas day, December 25. It stars Saoirse Ronan, Emma Watson, and Florence Pugh. It is centered around Jo March and her sisters as they all want to live a life of their choosing.

  2. 3Ocean's 8


    Ocean's 8 is a comedy movie directed by Gary Ross and features Sandra Bullock, Cate Blanchett, Rihanna, Helena Bonham Carter, and Anne Hathaway. It is part of the Ocean's movie franchise and tells of 8 women doing a heist.

  1. 4Carol


    Carol is a drama romance movie that follows an aspiring photographer and her forbidden relationship with an older woman socialite in 1950s New York. It was directed by Todd Haynes and it stars Cate Blanchett, Rooney Mara, and Sarah Paulson.

  2. 5I, Tonya


    I, Tonya is a biopic about the famous ice skater Tonya Harding and her struggle to reach the success on the Olympic games, and how her implication on Nancy Kerrigan's assault destroyed her career.

  3. 6Orange is the New Black


    Orange is the New Black, also known as OITNB, revolves around Piper Chapman, a woman who is sentenced to 15 months in a fictional women's federal prison. This American TV series has multiple nominations in the Golden Globes Awards, Grammy's, and other renowned award-giving bodies.

  4. 7Audrie & Daisy


    Audrie & Daisy is a Netflix Original documentary directed by Jon Shenk and Bonni Cohen. It was nominated for Critics' Choice Documentary Award for Best Political Documentary and Award for Best TV/Streaming Documentary in 2016.

  5. 8GLOW


    GLOW is a Netflix original series starring Alison Brie as Ruth Wilder who finds an unexpected chance at stardom after entering the world of women's wrestling, where she must work alongside 12 other Hollywood misfits. 

  6. 9Dear White People


    Dear White People is a comedy-drama film written and directed by Justin Simien. Released in 2014, the movie premiered in the 2014 Sundance Film Festival. It starred Tyler James Williams, Tessa Thompson, and Kyle Gallner.

  7. 10The Devil Wears Prada


    The Devil Wears Prada is a comedy-drama film directed by David Frankel. Released in 2006, the movie was based on Lauren Weisberger's novel of the same title. It starred Merryl Streep, Anne Hathaway, Emily Blunt, and Stanley Tucci.

  8. 11Roma


    Roma is an Oscar-winning 2018 Spanish drama film directed by Alfonso Cuarón. It was first released on November 21, 2018, and has received several awards including the Academy Award for Best Director.

  9. 12Hot Girls Wanted


    Exploring the world of "amateur" porn, Hot Girls Wanted explores the truth and reality behind the world of "amateur" porn. This documentary film on Netflix is directed by Jill Bauer and Ronna Gradus. 

  10. 13Someone Great


    Someone Great is a Netflix Original movie released in 2019. It was directed by Jennifer Kaytin Robinson and it starred Gina Rodriguez, Britanny Snow, and DeWanda Wise. The romantic comedy film revolves around friendship and dreams.

  11. 14The Good Place


    The Good Place is a fantasy and comedy television series created by Michael Schur. It was first aired in 2016 starring Kristen Bell, William Harper, and Jameela Jamil. It is about a woman trying to hide her real behavior in her afterlife.

  12. 15Grace and Frankie


    Grace and Frankie is a Netflix original series which centers on two women who suddenly find their lives turned upside down when their husbands come out as gay and announce they are divorcing them and marrying each other. 

  13. 16Charlie's Angels


    Charlie's Angels is an action-comedy movie that was released in 2019. It is directed by Elizabeth Banks, and it stars Kristen Stewart, Naomi Scott, and Ella Balinska. This movie is based on Ivan Goff and Ben Roberts' Charlie's Angels.


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