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In order to pass the test, a movie must have at least two women who talk to each other about something other than men. Simple right? But found them we have! All of them films with fantastic relationships at their core, and all of them worth celebrating. Get your best friends together, pour out the hot chocolate and prepare the snacks. Molly Beanie Feldstein and Amy Kaitlyn Dever are best friends, both equally committed to their goal of studying hard to get into the best colleges.
But on the night before graduation Molly is Valedictorian, naturally the pair discover that their classmates who partied hard also got into good colleges. Written and directed by Olivia Wilde, Booksmart is an intelligent and modern approach to female friendship when it is at its most heightened and its most fraught — high school. In Animals , based on the book by Emma Jane Unsworth of the same name, Laura Holliday Grainger and Tyler Alia Shawkat are two year-olds wrestling with the idea that the party might be over.
As Laura commits to a new relationship and struggles to turn her ideas into a novel, Tyler battles against the idea that turning 30 means that you have to slow down. The film, in cinemas now, is a bittersweet meditation on growing up. In this, the ultimate friendship movie, Thelma and Louise are bonded together in their desire to live on their own terms. And, for magnificent minutes, they do. Real heroines who would kill or be killed for each other, they are icons of freedom and friendship. A black and white indie that made huge waves at Sundance and Berlin Film Festivals back in , Frances Ha centres on the life of hapless dancer Frances Greta Gerwig and her friendship with best buddy Sophie Michey Sumner, eldest daughter of Sting and Trudie Styler as she attempts to overcome her chronic arrested development.
Oh how we weep when Beaches comes on the telly. The tale of an unlikely friendship between rich debutante Hillary Barbara Hershey and brash child performer C. They make their own clothes, create amazing dance routines, watch Pretty Woman and eat crisps while flicking through Vogue.
Plus they totally love each other and realise their friendship is way more important than impressing the A-Group. They also have a flip-phone, in case anyone needs to make a call. Sally Field, Shirley MacLaine, Dolly Parton , Daryl Hannah and Julia Roberts laugh, cry and compare menfolk in a Louisiana beauty parlour and rally round each other with iron will when one of the Southern belles tragically dies. An unapologetically non-romantic drama about women and female friendships, The Help deserved every Oscar it got.
Black maids Aibileen and Minny support each other through hardships and develop an unexpected bond with ambitious Skeeter, played by Emma Stone. The friendship between Skeeter and her bigoted school friends is equally compelling about how friendship changes as we mature. Marilyn Monroe and Jane Russell are a pair to be reckoned with in this classic s film with its unexpectedly feminist story-line about sexually confident showgirls Lorelei Lee and Dorothy Shaw.
Following four best friends on a trip to New Orleans, Girls Trip is a riot of bonding, partying and reminiscing. Ghostbusters , obviously, is primarily a film about — well, busting ghosts. When one falls pregnant and abortion is still illegal, the women seek an illicit termination at the hands of one Mr. There are buckets of southern charm in this sentimental movie which paints a picture of two friendships in different eras in Alabama that survive abusive husbands, seriously injured children, a murder trial and even the Ku Klux Klan. Nobody said friendship was easy. Based on a cult comic book, Scarlett Johansson and Thora Birch star as snarky teen buddies who tear down anyone who crosses their path with scathing and very funny putdowns.
They may hate everyone and everything but at least they have each other. An all-female cast made the version of The Women a true pioneer. The film was remade in starring Meg Ryan and Eva Mendes but it lacked the charm and wit of the original. Can you think of anything lovelier than spending the summer sewing a quilt with some old ladies who impart advice and tell stories about the good old days?
In 19th-century China, seven year old girls Snow Flower and Lily are matched as laotong: bound together for eternity, and communicate by writing in a secret language between the folds of a white silk fan. Years later their descendants struggle to sustain their own childhood friendship amongst tough jobs and difficult love lives in modern-day Shanghai. Based on the true story of a group of middle-class British friends who became overnight celebrities by posing for a nude calendar, Helen Mirren and Julie Walters star.
Written and directed by Nicole Holofcener Friends with Money this film is packed with neuroses as Laura and Amelia face an age old problem among female friends in their thirties, as one gets engaged and the other feels abandoned. Up for a feminist road trip? Ever had one of those really intense friendships where you plot to murder people who get in your way?
Well Kate Winslet and Melanie Lynskey do when their extreme bond and fantastical imaginings fuel an ultimately fatal obsession. Battling household chores, dreary jobs, their school closing down for asbestos removal and the demands of their seriously good marching band, an unplanned pregnancy is all they need. Not your usual light entertainment, Julia was nominated for 11 Oscars in for its story of the lifelong relationship between struggling playwright Lillian Hellman Jane Fonda and Julia Vanessa Redgrave , a wealthy girl who turns her back on her upbringing to battle the Nazi regime.
But this thriller about four struggling women who start robbing banks to escape their L. Pre-Carrie, Sarah Jessica Parker could be found frizzy hair and out of control eye-brows in tow hanging out with a totally cool and hip Helen Hunt who convinces SJP that girls deserve to have fun and she should totally sneak out at night to try out for a spot on beloved show Dance TV.
Sometimes you need a friend to push you out of your comfort zone and, while we all love a bit of ABBA, unhappy Muriel Toni Collette is in serious need of a wake-up call when she befriends carefree Rhonda Rachel Griffiths , who, on a road-trip to Sydney, encourages her to take control of her life.
Girls can be mean. Boys can be mean. Hey, we can all be mean sometimes. But no one is meaner than Regina George. Based in part on a book by a professional youth counsellor, Queen Bees and Wannabes: Helping Your Daughter Survive Cliques, Gossip, Boyfriends and Other Realities of Adolescence , the film is brilliant at portraying the pecking order among teenage girls. Remember when all you wanted to do was start a band with your best friends?
Minnie Driver is one of three childhood friends from a small town in Ireland who, in , come-of-age as they head to Dublin to attend Trinity College. Based on the Pulitzer Prize-winning novel by Alice Walker, The Color Purple stars Whoopi Goldberg and Oprah Winfrey as Southern women sold into a life of servitude whose friendship allows the women to resist oppression and dominance in a world filled with male violence.
The story of what happens when women bond in a psychiatric institution starring Winona Ryder and Angelina Jolie, Girl, Interrupted was based on the autobiography of Susanna Kaysen, who spent 18 months in a psychiatric hospital. A handful of women use their smarts and allure in the service of the French Resistance in this historical drama set during World War II. And cheerleading is a discipline like any other and requires a great deal of team-work and cooperation as Kirsten Dunst learns as she and her cheerleading buddies compete for the national championship.
Hearts are warmed and feel-good endorphins are released as four talented Australian Aboriginal girls as they learn about love, friendship and war when their all girl group entertains the U. in. You may also like. The Help. The Banger Sisters. Waiting to Exhale. Walking and Talking. Our Song. Girls Just Want to Have Fun. The Color Purple. Bring It On.Black female friend for fun
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