Several female-driven movies like Black Widow, Cruella, and Resident Evil are set to hit theaters this 2021. But if you can no longer wait for the theatrical releases of these films and badly need some inspiration from strong female characters, then you have Netflix to turn to for help. The streaming giant has an amazing selection of movies featuring female leads who take risks, seek the truth, fight for what is right, and survive unimaginable hardships in life. Continue reading for a list of the best movies with strong female leads on Netflix.
Based on the 2008 novel of the same name by Hillary Jordan, Mudbound stars Mary J. Blige and Carey Mulligan as two household matriarchs who develop an unconventional friendship right after World War II. The Dee Rees-directed historical drama earned four Oscar nominations, including Best Adapted Screenplay, Best Achievement in Cinematography, Best Original Song, and Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role for Blige.