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The Best Female Director Movies and TV Shows on Kanopy

Finding a good Female Director movie and TV show to watch can be hard, so we've ranked the best ones and included where to watch them. Check out our list of the best Female Director movies and TV shows of all time streaming on Kanopy.

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1. Breathe

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7.2/10
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69/100
Released: 2017Rated: PG-13
Biography, Drama

What it's about: Based on the true story of Robin, a handsome, brilliant and adventurous man whose life takes a dramatic turn when polio leaves him paralyzed.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a subscription service (Starz & Kanopy), stream on a popular TV everywhere service (Starz) & rent or buy from $3.99 on 6 services (iTunes, Google Play & 4 others).

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2. I Am Not a Witch

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6.9/10
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60/100
Released: 2017
Comedy, Drama

What it's about: Convicted of witchcraft, 8-year-old Shula is brought to live in a penal colony where witches do hard labour in service of the government.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (Tubi, PlutoTV & IMDb TV), stream on a subscription service (Hoopla, Kanopy & Sundance Now) & rent or buy from $1.99 on 4 services (iTunes, Google Play & 2 others).

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3. Lady Bird

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7.4/10
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82/100
Released: 2017Rated: R
Drama, Comedy

What it's about: A warm, affecting comedy about a high school senior (Saoirse Ronan) who must navigate a loving but turbulent relationship with her strong-willed mother over the course of her eventful and poignant senior year of high school.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Netflix & Kanopy) & rent or buy from $0.99 on 6 services (iTunes, Google Play & 4 others).

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4. We Need to Talk About Kevin

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7.5/10
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80/100
Released: 2011Rated: R
Thriller, Drama

What it's about: After her son Kevin commits a horrific act, troubled mother Eva reflects on her complicated relationship with her disturbed son as he grew from a toddler into a teenager.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (Tubi, PlutoTV, Plex & 2 others), stream on a popular subscription service (Prime Video, Hulu, Philo & 2 others) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 6 services (iTunes, Google Play & 4 others).

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5. Leave No Trace

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7.2/10
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76/100
Released: 2018Rated: PG
Action & Adventure, Drama

What it's about: A father and daughter live a perfect but mysterious existence in Forest Park, a beautiful nature reserve near Portland, Oregon, rarely making contact with the world. But when a small mistake tips them off to authorities, they are sent on an increasingly erratic journey in search of a place to call their own.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Hulu & Kanopy) & rent or buy from $3.99 on 5 services (iTunes, Google Play & 3 others).

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6. Portrait of a Lady on Fire

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8.1/10
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80/100
Released: 2019Rated: R
Drama, LGBTQ

What it's about: On an isolated island in Brittany at the end of the eighteenth century, a female painter is obliged to paint a wedding portrait of a young woman.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Hulu & Kanopy) & rent or buy from $1.99 on 3 services (iTunes, Google Play & Vudu).

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7. The Farewell

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7.6/10
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77/100
Released: 2019Rated: PG
Comedy, Drama

What it's about: A headstrong Chinese-American woman returns to China when her beloved grandmother is given a terminal diagnosis. Billi struggles with her family's decision to keep grandma in the dark about her own illness as they all stage an impromptu wedding to see grandma one last time.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Prime Video & Kanopy) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 5 services (iTunes, Google Play & 3 others).

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8. The Love Witch

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6.2/10
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68/100
Released: 2016
Horror, Thriller

What it's about: A modern-day witch uses spells and magic to get men to fall in love with her, with deadly consequences.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (PlutoTV, Plex, Vudu & 1 other), stream on a subscription service (Philo, fuboTV & Kanopy) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 6 services (iTunes, Google Play & 4 others).

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9. High Life

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5.8/10
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68/100
Released: 2018Rated: R
Thriller, Drama

What it's about: A father and his daughter struggle to survive in deep space where they live in isolation.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a subscription service (fuboTV, Showtime, Hoopla & 1 other), stream on a popular TV everywhere service (Showtime) & rent or buy from $3.99 on 4 services (iTunes, Google Play & 2 others).

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10. The Souvenir

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6.4/10
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67/100
Released: 2019Rated: R
Mystery, Drama

What it's about: A shy but ambitious film student falls into an intense, emotionally fraught relationship with a charismatic but untrustworthy older man.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Prime Video, Hoopla & Kanopy) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 4 services (Google Play, Prime Video & 2 others).

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11. Shiva Baby

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7.1/10
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70/100
Released: 2021
Drama, LGBTQ

What it's about: College student Danielle must cover her tracks when she unexpectedly runs into her sugar daddy at a shiva - with her parents, ex-girlfriend and family friends also in attendance.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (HBO MAX, HBO & Kanopy) & rent or buy from $3.99 on 5 services (iTunes, Google Play & 3 others).

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12. A Girl Walks Home Alone at Night

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7.0/10
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72/100
Released: 2014
Romance, Horror

What it's about: In the Iranian ghost-town Bad City, a place that reeks of death and loneliness, the townspeople are unaware they are being stalked by a lonesome vampire.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a subscription service (Shudder, Hoopla & Kanopy) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 5 services (iTunes, Google Play & 3 others).

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13. Boys

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7.4/10
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72/100
Released: 2014
LGBTQ, Drama

What it's about: Two teen track stars discover first love as they train for the biggest relay race of their young lives.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (Tubi & The Roku Channel), stream on a popular subscription service (Prime Video & Kanopy) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 4 services (iTunes, Prime Video & 2 others).

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14. The Hitch-Hiker

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7.0/10
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67/100
Released: 1953
Drama

What it's about: Roy and Gilbert's fishing trip takes a terrifying turn when the hitchhiker they pick up turns out to be a sociopath on the run from the law. He's killed before, and he lets the two know that as soon as they're no longer useful, he'll kill again. The two friends plot an escape, but the hitchhiker's peculiar physical affliction, an eye that never closes even when he sleeps, makes it impossible for them to tell when they can make a break for it.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (Tubi, PlutoTV, Plex & 1 other), stream on a popular subscription service (Prime Video, Hoopla & Kanopy) & rent or buy from $1.99 on 1 service (Prime Video).

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15. Berlin Syndrome

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6.3/10
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69/100
Released: 2017Rated: R
Thriller, Drama

What it's about: A passionate holiday romance leads to an obsessive relationship when an Australian photojournalist wakes one morning in a Berlin apartment and is unable to leave.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Netflix, Hoopla & Kanopy) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 5 services (iTunes, Google Play & 3 others).

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16. Shadow in the Cloud

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4.9/10
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64/100
Released: 2021Rated: R
Action & Adventure, Drama

What it's about: A WWII pilot traveling with top secret documents on a B-17 Flying Fortress encounters an evil presence on board the flight.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Hulu & Kanopy) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 5 services (iTunes, Google Play & 3 others).

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17. Tales of Halloween

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5.5/10
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65/100
Released: 2015Rated: R
Thriller, Horror

What it's about: Ten stories from horror's top directors. Ghosts, ghouls, monsters, and the devil delight in terrorizing unsuspecting residents of a suburban neighborhood on Halloween night. This creepy anthology combines classic Halloween tales with the stuff of nightmares.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (Tubi, Plex, Vudu & 2 others), stream on a subscription service (Philo, fuboTV, Shudder & 1 other) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 4 services (iTunes, Google Play & 2 others).

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18. Southbound

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5.9/10
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66/100
Released: 2015Rated: R
Thriller, Horror

What it's about: The film contains five stories set on desolate stretches of a desert highway. Two men on the run from their past, a band on its way to a gig, a man struggling to get home, a brother in search of his long-lost sister and a family on vacation are forced to confront their worst fears and darkest secrets in these interwoven tales.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (Plex & The Roku Channel), stream on a popular subscription service (Hulu, Shudder, Hoopla & 1 other) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 5 services (iTunes, Google Play & 3 others).

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19. Paradise Hills

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5.4/10
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65/100
Released: 2019
Fantasy, Science-Fiction

What it's about: A young woman is sent to Paradise Hills to be reformed, only to learn that the high-class facility's beautiful facade hides a sinister secret.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Netflix & Kanopy) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 5 services (iTunes, Google Play & 3 others).

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20. But I'm a Cheerleader

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70/100
Released: 2000Rated: R
Comedy, LGBTQ

What it's about: Megan is an all-American girl. A cheerleader. She has a boyfriend. But Megan doesn't like kissing her boyfriend very much. And she's pretty touchy with her cheerleader friends. Her conservative parents worry that she must be a lesbian and send her off to "sexual redirection" school, where she must, with other lesbians and gays learn how to be straight.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (Tubi, PlutoTV, Plex & 3 others), stream on a subscription service (Hoopla & Kanopy) & rent or buy from $3.99 on 5 services (iTunes, Google Play & 3 others).

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21. The Assistant

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6.3/10
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67/100
Released: 2020Rated: R
Thriller, Drama

What it's about: A searing look at a day in the life of an assistant to a powerful executive. As Jane follows her daily routine, she grows increasingly aware of the insidious abuse that threatens every aspect of her position.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Hulu & Kanopy) & rent or buy from $3.99 on 4 services (Google Play, Prime Video & 2 others).

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22. Winter's Bone

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7.2/10
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75/100
Released: 2010Rated: R
Mystery, Drama

What it's about: 17 year-old Ree Dolly sets out to track down her father, who put their house up for his bail bond and then disappeared. If she fails, Ree and her family will be turned out into the Ozark woods. Challenging her outlaw kin's code of silence and risking her life, Ree hacks through the lies, evasions and threats offered up by her relatives and begins to piece together the truth.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a subscription service (fuboTV, Showtime & Kanopy), stream on a popular TV everywhere service (Showtime) & rent or buy from $0.99 on 6 services (iTunes, Google Play & 4 others).

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23. Never Goin' Back

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6.0/10
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62/100
Released: 2018Rated: R
Comedy, Drama

What it's about: Waitresses Angela and Jessie dream of leaving their low-rent diner and heading to Galveston, Texas. They soon find themselves on the streets of Dallas, trying to come up with increasingly wild schemes to raise some much-needed cash.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a subscription service (fuboTV, Showtime, Hoopla & 1 other), stream on a popular TV everywhere service (Showtime) & rent or buy from $1.99 on 5 services (iTunes, Google Play & 3 others).

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24. Cléo from 5 to 7

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7.9/10
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72/100
Released: 1962
Comedy, Drama

What it's about: Agnès Varda eloquently captures Paris in the sixties with this real-time portrait of a singer set adrift in the city as she awaits test results of a biopsy. A chronicle of the minutes of one woman’s life, Cléo from 5 to 7 is a spirited mix of vivid vérité and melodrama, featuring a score by Michel Legrand and cameos by Jean-Luc Godard and Anna Karina.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (HBO MAX, The Criterion Channel & Kanopy).

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25. Elena

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7.6/10
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79/100
Released: 2013
Drama, Documentary

What it's about: Elena, a young Brazilian woman, travels to New York with the same dream as her mother, to become a movie actress. She leaves behind her childhood spent in hiding during the years of the military dictatorship. She also leaves Petra, her seven year old sister. Two decades later, Petra also becomes an actress and goes to New York in search of Elena. She only has a few clues about her: home movies, newspaper clippings, a diary and letters. At any moment Petra hopes to find Elena walking in the streets in a silk blouse. Gradually, the features of the two sisters are confused; we no longer know one from the other. When Petra finally finds Elena in an unexpected place, she has to learn to let her go.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Netflix & Kanopy).

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26. American Honey

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7.0/10
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71/100
Released: 2016Rated: R
Action & Adventure, Drama

What it's about: A teenage girl with nothing to lose joins a traveling magazine sales crew, and gets caught up in a whirlwind of hard partying, law bending and young love as she criss-crosses the Midwest with a band of misfits.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a subscription service (fuboTV, Showtime, Hoopla & 1 other), stream on a popular TV everywhere service (Showtime) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 6 services (iTunes, Google Play & 4 others).

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27. Ava

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6.7/10
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62/100
Released: 2017Rated: R
Romance, Drama

What it's about: Ava, 13, is spending the summer on the Atlantic coast when she learns that she will lose her sight sooner than expected. Her mother decides to act as if everything were normal so as to spend their best summer ever. Ava confronts the problem in her own way. She steals a big black dog that belongs to a young man on the run...

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a subscription service (Hoopla & Kanopy) & rent or buy from $4.99 on 2 services (iTunes & Prime Video).

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28. The Woodsman

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7.2/10
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70/100
Released: 2004Rated: R
Thriller, Drama

What it's about: A paedophile returns to his hometown after 12 years in prison and attempts to start a new life.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (PlutoTV, IMDb TV & The Roku Channel) & stream on a subscription service (Kanopy).

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29. Mississippi Grind

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6.4/10
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67/100
Released: 2015Rated: R
Thriller, Drama

What it's about: Gerry is a talented but down-on-his-luck gambler whose fortunes begin to change when he meets Curtis, a younger, highly charismatic poker player. The two strike up an immediate friendship and Gerry quickly persuades his new friend to accompany him on a road trip to a legendary high stakes poker game in New Orleans. As they make their way down the Mississippi River, Gerry and Curtis manage to find themselves in just about every bar, racetrack, casino, and pool hall they can find, experiencing both incredible highs and dispiriting lows, but ultimately forging a deep and genuine bond that will stay with them long after their adventure is over.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a subscription service (fuboTV, Showtime, Hoopla & 1 other), stream on a popular TV everywhere service (Showtime) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 6 services (iTunes, Google Play & 4 others).

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30. Daisies

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7.4/10
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82/100
Released: 1966
Comedy, Drama

What it's about: Two teenage girls, both named Marie, decide that since the world is spoiled they will be spoiled as well; accordingly they embark on a series of destructive pranks in which they consume and destroy the world about them. This freewheeling, madcap feminist farce was immediately banned by the government.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (HBO MAX, The Criterion Channel & Kanopy) & rent or buy from $3.99 on 1 service (iTunes).

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31. Shirley

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6.1/10
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64/100
Released: 2020Rated: R
Thriller, Drama

What it's about: A famous horror writer finds inspiration for her next book after she and her husband take in a young couple.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Hulu & Kanopy) & rent or buy from $1.99 on 4 services (iTunes, Google Play & 2 others).

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32. Blue My Mind

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6.2/10
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61/100
Released: 2017
Fantasy, Drama

What it's about: 15-year-old Mia faces an overwhelming transformation which puts her entire existence into question. Her body is changing radically, and despite desperate attempts to halt the process, Mia is soon forced to accept that nature is far more powerful than she is.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (Tubi, Vudu & IMDb TV), stream on a subscription service (Hoopla & Kanopy) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 5 services (iTunes, Google Play & 3 others).

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33. Yes, God, Yes

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6.1/10
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65/100
Released: 2020Rated: R
Comedy, Drama

What it's about: Alice, a young innocent Catholic girl, is tempted into masturbating after an AOL chat suddenly turns sexual, however is conflicted as the act would be considered a sin.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Netflix & Kanopy) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 5 services (iTunes, Google Play & 3 others).

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34. Cropsey

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6.3/10
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64/100
Released: 2009
Documentary, Horror

What it's about: Realizing the urban legend of their youth has actually come true, two filmmakers delve into the mystery surrounding five missing children and the real-life boogeyman linked to their disappearances.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (Tubi, PlutoTV & Vudu), stream on a subscription service (Discovery+, Kanopy, Sundance Now & 3 others) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 3 services (iTunes, Prime Video & Vudu).

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35. She Dies Tomorrow

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5.1/10
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59/100
Released: 2020Rated: R
Mystery, Thriller

What it's about: Amy is ravaged by the notion that she is going to die tomorrow, which sends her down a dizzying emotional spiral. When her skeptical friend Jane discovers Amy’s feeling of imminent death to be contagious, they both begin bizarre journeys through what might be the last day of their lives.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Hulu & Kanopy) & rent or buy from $1.99 on 4 services (iTunes, Google Play & 2 others).

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36. Meek's Cutoff

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6.6/10
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65/100
Released: 2010Rated: PG
Drama

What it's about: Set in 1845, this drama follows a group of settlers as they embark on a punishing journey along the Oregon Trail. When their guide leads them astray, the expedition is forced to contend with the unforgiving conditions of the high plain desert.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (Tubi, PlutoTV, Plex & 2 others), stream on a popular subscription service (Hulu, Philo, fuboTV & 3 others) & rent or buy from $1.99 on 6 services (iTunes, Google Play & 4 others).

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37. Paris, Je T'Aime

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7.2/10
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71/100
Released: 2006Rated: R
Drama, Romance

What it's about: Olivier Assayas, Gus Van Sant, Wes Craven and Alfonso Cuaron are among the 20 distinguished directors who contribute to this collection of 18 stories, each exploring a different aspect of Parisian life. The colourful characters in this drama include a pair of mimes, a husband trying to chose between his wife and his lover, and a married man who turns to a prostitute for advice.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (Tubi, PlutoTV, Vudu & 3 others), stream on a subscription service (Philo, fuboTV, Hoopla & 2 others) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 3 services (iTunes, Google Play & Microsoft).

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38. The Miseducation of Cameron Post

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6.6/10
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68/100
Released: 2018
LGBTQ, Drama

What it's about: Pennsylvania, 1993. After getting caught with another girl, teenager Cameron Post is sent to a conversion therapy center run by the strict Dr. Lydia Marsh and her brother, Reverend Rick, whose treatment consists in repenting for feeling “same sex attraction.” Cameron befriends fellow sinners Jane and Adam, thus creating a new family to deal with the surrounding intolerance.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (PlutoTV & IMDb TV), stream on a subscription service (Hoopla & Kanopy) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 5 services (Google Play, Prime Video & 3 others).

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39. Save Yourselves!

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5.7/10
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61/100
Released: 2020Rated: R
Comedy, Action & Adventure

What it's about: A young Brooklyn couple head upstate to disconnect from their phones and reconnect with themselves. Cut off from their devices, they miss the news that the planet is under attack.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Hulu & Kanopy) & rent or buy from $3.99 on 5 services (iTunes, Google Play & 3 others).

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40. The Secret of Kells

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7.6/10
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72/100
Released: 2009
Fantasy, Animation

What it's about: Adventure awaits 12 year old Brendan who must fight Vikings and a serpent god to find a crystal and complete the legendary Book of Kells. In order to finish Brother Aiden's book, Brendan must overcome his deepest fears on a secret quest that will take him beyond the abbey walls and into the enchanted forest where dangerous mythical creatures hide. Will Brendan succeed in his quest?

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a subscription service (Hoopla & Kanopy) & rent or buy from $1.99 on 5 services (iTunes, Google Play & 3 others).

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41. The Man Who Sold His Skin

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7.0/10
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68/100
Released: 2020
Comedy, Drama

What it's about: To be able to travel to Europe and find the love of his life, Sam Ali, a Syrian refugee, accepts to have his back tattooed by one of the most sulfurous contemporary artist; becoming that way a precious work of art.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a subscription service (Kanopy) & rent or buy from $3.99 on 3 services (Google Play, Prime Video & Vudu).

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netflix
hoopla
kanopy

42. The Bling Ring

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5.6/10
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66/100
Released: 2013Rated: R
Crime, Drama

What it's about: Inspired by actual events, a group of fame-obsessed teenagers use the Internet to track the whereabouts of famous celebrities, then rob their homes of riches.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Netflix, Hoopla & Kanopy) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 6 services (iTunes, Google Play & 4 others).

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hoopla
kanopy
+ 1

43. RBG

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7.6/10
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70/100
Released: 2018Rated: PG
Biography, Documentary

What it's about: Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg now 84, and still inspired by the lawyers who defended free speech during the Red Scare, Ginsburg refuses to relinquish her passionate duty, steadily fighting for equal rights for all citizens under the law. Through intimate interviews and unprecedented access to Ginsburg’s life outside the court, RBG tells the electric story of Ginsburg’s consuming love affairs with both the Constitution and her beloved husband Marty—and of a life’s work that led her to become an icon of justice in the highest court in the land.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Netflix, Hoopla, Kanopy & 1 other) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 6 services (iTunes, Google Play & 4 others).

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free
philo
fubo_tv
+ 9

44. Palo Alto

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6.2/10
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66/100
Released: 2014Rated: R
Thriller, Drama

What it's about: Palo Alto weaves together three stories of teenage lust, boredom, and self-destruction: shy, sensitive April, torn between an illicit flirtation with her soccer coach and an unrequited crush on sweet stoner Teddy; Emily, who offers sexual favors to any boy to cross her path; and the increasingly dangerous exploits of Teddy and his best friend Fred, whose behavior may or may not be sociopathic.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (Tubi, PlutoTV, Peacock & 4 others), stream on a subscription service (Philo, fuboTV, Hoopla & 1 other) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 6 services (iTunes, Google Play & 4 others).

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hoopla
kanopy
dox

45. Blackfish

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8.1/10
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75/100
Released: 2013Rated: PG-13
Drama, Documentary

What it's about: Notorious killer whale Tilikum is responsible for the deaths of three individuals, including a top killer whale trainer. Blackfish shows the sometimes devastating consequences of keeping such intelligent and sentient creatures in captivity.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a subscription service (Hoopla, Kanopy & Dox) & rent or buy from $1.99 on 6 services (iTunes, Google Play & 4 others).

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kanopy

46. The Lure

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6.3/10
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63/100
Released: 2015
Drama, Thriller

What it's about: Two mermaid sisters, who end up performing at a nightclub, face cruel and bloody choices when one of them falls in love with a beautiful young man.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a subscription service (The Criterion Channel & Kanopy) & rent or buy from $3.99 on 5 services (iTunes, Google Play & 3 others).

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free
philo
fubo_tv
+ 6

47. Always Shine

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5.7/10
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60/100
Released: 2016
Drama, Thriller

What it's about: On a trip to Big Sur, two friends, both actresses, try to reconnect with one another. Once alone, the women's suppressed jealousies and deep-seated resentments begin to rise, causing them to lose their grasp on not only the true nature of their relationship, but also their identities.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (PlutoTV, Plex, Vudu & 2 others), stream on a subscription service (Philo, fuboTV & Kanopy) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 6 services (iTunes, Google Play & 4 others).

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free
hoopla
kanopy
+ 3

48. Kiss of the Damned

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5.6/10
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59/100
Released: 2012Rated: R
Romance, Horror

What it's about: Beautiful vampire Djuna tries to resist the advances of the handsome, human screenwriter Paolo, but eventually gives in to their passion. When her seductive and highly volatile sister Mimi unexpectedly comes to visit, she threatens Djuna's new relationship, and the whole vampire community becomes endangered.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (Tubi, Plex & Vudu), stream on a subscription service (Hoopla & Kanopy) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 5 services (iTunes, Google Play & 3 others).

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hbo_max
hbo
kanopy

49. What They Had

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6.7/10
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63/100
Released: 2018Rated: R
Thriller, Drama

What it's about: A woman must fly back to her hometown when her Alzheimer's-stricken mother wanders into a blizzard. The return home forces her to confront her past.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (HBO MAX, HBO & Kanopy) & rent or buy from $3.99 on 5 services (iTunes, Google Play & 3 others).

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amazon_prime
hbo_max
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50. Mikey and Nicky

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7.4/10
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64/100
Released: 1976Rated: R
Crime, Drama

What it's about: In Philadelphia, a small-time bookie who stole mob money is in hiding and he begs a childhood friend to help him evade the hit-man who's on his trail.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (Tubi & Shout Factory TV), stream on a popular subscription service (HBO MAX, The Criterion Channel & Kanopy) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 2 services (iTunes & Google Play).

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