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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. Lady Bird

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7.4/10
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88/100
Released: 2017Rated: R
Comedy, Drama

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 $2.99 on 6 services (iTunes, Google Play & 4 others).

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2. Blackfish

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8.1/10
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87/100
Released: 2013Rated: PG-13
Documentary, Drama

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 popular subscription service (Netflix, Hulu, Hoopla & 2 others) & rent or buy from $1.99 on 6 services (iTunes, Google Play & 4 others).

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3. The Farewell

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7.6/10
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86/100
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 $0.99 on 5 services (iTunes, Google Play & 3 others).

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4. Leave No Trace

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7.2/10
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84/100
Released: 2018Rated: PG
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 (Prime Video, Starz & Kanopy), stream on a popular TV everywhere service (Starz) & rent or buy from $3.99 on 5 services (iTunes, Google Play & 3 others).

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5. We Need to Talk About Kevin

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7.5/10
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83/100
Released: 2011Rated: R
Drama, Mystery

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, Plex, Vudu & 2 others), stream on a popular subscription service (Prime Video, Hulu, The Criterion Channel & 2 others) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 6 services (iTunes, Google Play & 4 others).

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6. RBG

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7.6/10
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82/100
Released: 2018Rated: PG
Documentary, Biography

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 (Hulu, Hoopla & Kanopy) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 6 services (iTunes, Google Play & 4 others).

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7. The Virgin Suicides

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7.2/10
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82/100
Released: 1999Rated: R
Drama, Romance

What it's about: A group of male friends become obsessed with five mysterious sisters who are sheltered by their strict, religious parents.

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

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8. Winter's Bone

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7.2/10
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82/100
Released: 2010Rated: R
Drama, Mystery

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 (Kanopy & Cinemax), stream on a popular TV everywhere service (Cinemax) & rent or buy from $3.99 on 6 services (iTunes, Google Play & 4 others).

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9. Mustang

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7.6/10
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81/100
Released: 2015Rated: PG-13
Drama

What it's about: In a Turkish village, five orphaned sisters live under strict rule while members of their family prepare their arranged marriages.

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

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10. A Girl Walks Home Alone at Night

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7.0/10
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80/100
Released: 2014
Horror, Drama

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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11. Meru

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7.7/10
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79/100
Released: 2015Rated: R
Documentary, Action & Adventure

What it's about: Meru is the electrifying story of three elite American climbers—Conrad Anker, Jimmy Chin, and Renan Ozturk—bent on achieving the impossible.

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

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12. The Second Mother

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7.8/10
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79/100
Released: 2015Rated: R
Drama, Comedy

What it's about: After leaving her daughter Jessica in a small town in Pernambuco to be raised by relatives, Val spends the next 13 years working as a nanny to Fabinho in São Paulo. She has financial stability but has to live with the guilt of having not raised Jessica herself. As Fabinho’s university entrance exams approach, Jessica reappears in her life and seems to want to give her mother a second chance. However, Jessica has not been raised to be a servant and her very existence will turn Val’s routine on its head. With precision and humour, the subtle and powerful forces that keep rigid class structures in place and how the youth may just be the ones to shake it all up.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (Vudu), 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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13. Cléo from 5 to 7

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7.9/10
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79/100
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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14. Paris, Je T'Aime

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7.2/10
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79/100
Released: 2006Rated: R
Comedy, Drama

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, Plex & 2 others), stream on a subscription service (Hoopla & Kanopy) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 3 services (iTunes, Google Play & Microsoft).

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15. The Secret of Kells

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7.6/10
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79/100
Released: 2009
Animation, Action & Adventure

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 (Kanopy) & rent or buy from $1.99 on 5 services (iTunes, Google Play & 3 others).

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16. Kedi

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7.7/10
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78/100
Released: 2017
Documentary

What it's about: A profile of an ancient city and its unique people, seen through the eyes of the most mysterious and beloved animal humans have ever known, the Cat.

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

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17. Megan Leavey

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7.1/10
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78/100
Released: 2017Rated: PG-13
Biography, Drama

What it's about: The true story of Marine Corporal Megan Leavey, who forms a powerful bond with an aggressive combat dog, Rex. While deployed in Iraq, the two complete more than 100 missions and save countless lives, until an IED explosion puts their faithfulness to the test.

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

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18. Tomboy

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7.4/10
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77/100
Released: 2011
Drama, LGBTQ

What it's about: A French family moves to a new neighborhood with during the summer holidays. The story follows a 10-year-old gender non-conforming child, Laure, who experiments with their gender presentation, adopting the name Mikäel.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a subscription service (The Criterion Channel & Kanopy) & rent or buy from $2.00 on 3 services (iTunes, Vudu & Wolfe).

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19. Waste Land

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7.9/10
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77/100
Released: 2010
Documentary, Drama

What it's about: An uplifting feature documentary highlighting the transformative power of art and the beauty of the human spirit. Top-selling contemporary artist Vik Muniz takes us on an emotional journey from Jardim Gramacho, the world's largest landfill on the outskirts of Rio de Janeiro, to the heights of international art stardom. Vik collaborates with the brilliant catadores, pickers of recyclable materials, true Shakespearean characters who live and work in the garbage quoting Machiavelli and showing us how to recycle ourselves.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a subscription service (Kanopy & Docurama) & rent or buy from $3.99 on 2 services (iTunes & Prime Video).

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20. The Innocents

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7.3/10
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77/100
Released: 2016Rated: PG-13
Drama, History

What it's about: Poland, 1945. Mathilde, a young French Red Cross doctor, is on a mission to help the war survivors. When a nun seeks for her help, she is brought to a convent where several pregnant sisters are hiding, unable to reconcile their faith with their pregnancy. Mathilde becomes their only hope.

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

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21. American Honey

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7.0/10
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76/100
Released: 2016Rated: R
Drama, Romance

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 popular subscription service (Netflix, Hoopla & Kanopy) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 7 services (iTunes, Google Play & 5 others).

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22. Stories We Tell

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7.5/10
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76/100
Released: 2012Rated: PG-13
Documentary

What it's about: Canadian actress and filmmaker Sarah Polley investigates certain secrets related to her mother, interviewing a group of family members and friends whose reliability varies depending of their implication in the events, which are remembered in different ways; so a trail of questions remains to be answered, because memory is always changing and the discovery of truth often depends on who is telling the tale.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (Tubi), stream on a popular subscription service (Prime Video, Kanopy & Tribeca Short List) & rent or buy from $3.99 on 6 services (iTunes, Google Play & 4 others).

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23. Parched

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7.5/10
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76/100
Released: 2015
Drama

What it's about: Four women in Gujarat talk about men, sex and life as they struggle with their individual demons.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a subscription service (Kanopy) & rent or buy from $3.99 on 2 services (iTunes & Wolfe).

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24. Meshes of the Afternoon

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7.9/10
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75/100
Released: 1943
Crime, Mystery

What it's about: A woman returning home falls asleep and has vivid dreams that may or may not be happening in reality. Through repetitive images and complete mismatching of the objective view of time and space, her dark inner desires play out on-screen.

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

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25. The Woodsman

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7.2/10
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75/100
Released: 2004Rated: R
Drama, Independent

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) & stream on a subscription service (Kanopy & Sundance Now).

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26. XXY

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7.1/10
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75/100
Released: 2007
Drama, Romance

What it's about: Alex, an intersexed 15-year-old, is living as a girl, but she and her family begin to wonder whether she's emotionally a boy when another teenager's sexual advances bring the issue to a head. As Alex faces a final decision regarding her gender, she meets both hostility and compassion.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (Tubi) & stream on a subscription service (Kanopy).

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27. The Turin Horse

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7.8/10
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75/100
Released: 2011
Drama

What it's about: A monumental windstorm and an abused horse's refusal to work or eat signal the beginning of the end for a poor farmer and his daughter.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a subscription service (Fandor & Kanopy) & rent or buy from $4.99 on 1 service (iTunes).

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28. The Miseducation of Cameron Post

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6.6/10
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75/100
Released: 2018
Drama, LGBTQ

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 stream on a subscription service (Kanopy & Cinemax), stream on a popular TV everywhere service (Cinemax) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 6 services (iTunes, Google Play & 4 others).

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29. The Whistleblower

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7.1/10
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75/100
Released: 2010Rated: R
Action & Adventure, Biography

What it's about: Based on the experiences of Nebraska cop Kathryn Bolkovac (Rachel Weisz) who discovers a deadly sex trafficking ring while serving as a U.N. peacekeeper in post-war Bosnia. Risking her own life to save the lives of others, she uncovers an international conspiracy that is determined to stop her, no matter the cost.

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

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30. The Decline of Western Civilization

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7.6/10
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75/100
Released: 1981
Documentary, History

What it's about: The Los Angeles punk music scene circa 1980 is the focus of this film. With Alice Bag Band, Black Flag, Catholic Discipline, Circle Jerks, Fear, Germs, and X.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (Tubi & PlutoTV), stream on a popular subscription service (Prime Video, Kanopy & Shout Factory TV), stream on a TV everywhere service (TCM) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 2 services (iTunes & Prime Video).

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31. He Loves Me… He Loves Me Not

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7.2/10
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74/100
Released: 2002Rated: PG-13
Romance, Thriller

What it's about: Angelique, a young student, is in love with a married doctor. We see her attempts to make him leave his pregnant wife, but he does not appear for meetings or finally the booked journey to Florence. Then the movie is turned back to the beginning, and the view changes: We are now following the view of the doctor instead of Angeliques. And things look quite different now...

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (Tubi, PlutoTV & Vudu), stream on a popular subscription service (Prime Video, Hoopla & Kanopy) & rent or buy from $3.99 on 2 services (iTunes & Prime Video).

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32. Obvious Child

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6.8/10
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74/100
Released: 2014Rated: R
Comedy, Independent

What it's about: An immature, newly unemployed comic must navigate the murky waters of adulthood after her fling with a graduate student results in an unplanned pregnancy.

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 5 services (iTunes, Google Play & 3 others).

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33. The Love Witch

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6.2/10
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74/100
Released: 2016
Drama, Horror

What it's about: Elaine, a beautiful young witch, is determined to find a man to love her. In her gothic Victorian apartment she makes spells and potions, and then picks up men and seduces them. However her spells work too well, and she ends up with a string of hapless victims. When she finally meets the man of her dreams, her desperation to be loved will drive her to the brink of insanity and murder.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (Plex, Vudu, PopcornFlix & 1 other), stream on a popular subscription service (Prime Video, Shudder & Kanopy) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 5 services (iTunes, Google Play & 3 others).

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34. Breathe

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7.1/10
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74/100
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 popular subscription service (Prime Video & Kanopy) & rent or buy from $3.99 on 6 services (iTunes, Google Play & 4 others).

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35. Sami Blood

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7.3/10
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74/100
Released: 2016
Drama, History

What it's about: Elle Marja, 14, is a reindeer-breeding Sami girl. Exposed to the racism of the 1930s and phrenological examinations at her boarding school, she starts dreaming of another life. To achieve this other life she has to become someone else and break all ties with her family and culture.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (Vudu), stream on a popular subscription service (Prime Video, Fandor, Hoopla & 2 others) & rent or buy from $4.99 on 1 service (iTunes).

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36. Sweet Bean

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7.4/10
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74/100
Released: 2015
Drama

What it's about: Sentaro runs a small bakery that serves dorayaki pastries filled with sweet red bean paste (“an”). When an old lady, Tokue, offers to help in the kitchen he reluctantly accepts. She will soon prove to have magic in her hands…

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

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37. Children of a Lesser God

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7.2/10
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73/100
Released: 1986Rated: R
Drama, Romance

What it's about: James is a new speech teacher at a school for the deaf. He falls for Sarah, a pupil who decided to stay on at the school rather than venture into the big bad world. She shuns him at first, refusing to read his lips and only using signs. Will her feelings change over time?

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

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38. An Angel at My Table

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7.5/10
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73/100
Released: 1990Rated: R
Biography, Drama

What it's about: Based on the autobiographical work of New Zealand writer Janet Frame, this production depicts the author at various stage of her life. Afflicted with mental and emotional issues, Frame grows up in an impoverished family and experiences numerous tragedies while still in her youth, including the deaths of two of her siblings. Portrayed as an adult by Kerry Fox, Frame finds acclaim for her writing while still in a mental institution, and her success helps her move on with her life.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (HBO MAX, The Criterion Channel & Kanopy) & rent or buy from $3.99 on 2 services (iTunes & Prime Video).

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39. Nowhere in Africa

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7.5/10
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73/100
Released: 2001Rated: R
Biography, Drama

What it's about: A Jewish woman named Jettel Redlich flees Nazi Germany with her daughter Regina, to join her husband, Walter, on a farm in Kenya. At first, Jettel refuses to adjust to her new circumstances, bringing with her a set of china dishes and an evening gown. While Regina adapts readily to this new world, forming a strong bond with her father's cook, an African named Owuor.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a subscription service (Kanopy & Sundance Now).

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40. Desert Hearts

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7.0/10
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73/100
Released: 1985Rated: R
Drama, LGBTQ

What it's about: The story of straight-edge literature professor Vivian who travels to Reno to get away from a relationship breakup when she falls in love with an attractive and unconventional girl named Cay.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (HBO MAX, fuboTV, Showtime & 2 others), stream on a popular TV everywhere service (Showtime) & rent or buy from $3.99 on 2 services (iTunes & Prime Video).

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41. Gett: The Trial of Viviane Amsalem

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7.7/10
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73/100
Released: 2014
Drama

What it's about: The trial story of Viviane Amsalem's five year fight to obtain her divorce in front of the only legal authority competent for divorce cases in Israel, the Rabbinical Court.

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

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42. Beyond the Lights

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6.9/10
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73/100
Released: 2014Rated: PG-13
Drama, Romance

What it's about: Noni Jean is a hot new rising star. But not all is what it seems, and the pressure causes Noni to nearly fall apart - until she meets Kaz Nicol, a promising young cop and aspiring politician who's been assigned to her detail. Can Kaz's love give Noni the courage to find her own voice and break free to become the artist she was meant to be?

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

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43. Daisies

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7.4/10
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73/100
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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44. Lore

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7.1/10
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73/100
Released: 2012
Drama, Romance

What it's about: End of World War II, 1945. Lore leads her four younger siblings across a war-torn Germany. Amidst the chaos, she encounters Thomas, a mysterious refugee, who shatters her fragile reality with hatred and desire. To live, she must trust someone she does not know and face the darkness within herself.

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

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45. The Kingdom of Dreams and Madness

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7.8/10
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73/100
Released: 2013Rated: PG
Documentary

What it's about: Follows the behind-the-scenes work of Studio Ghibli, focusing on the notable figures Hayao Miyazaki, Isao Takahata, and Toshio Suzuki.

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

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46. The Red Pill

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8.2/10
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73/100
Released: 2016
Documentary

What it's about: When a feminist filmmaker sets out to document the mysterious and polarizing world of the Men’s Rights Movement, she begins to question her own beliefs. Chronicling Cassie Jaye’s journey exploring an alternate perspective on gender equality, power and privilege.

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

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47. The Wolfpack

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7.0/10
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72/100
Released: 2015Rated: R
Documentary, Biography

What it's about: Locked away from society in an apartment on the Lower East Side of Manhattan, the Angulo brothers learn about the outside world through the films that they watch. Nicknamed ‘The Wolfpack’, the brothers spend their childhood reenacting their favorite films using elaborate home-made props and costumes. Their world is shaken up when one of the brothers escapes and everything changes.

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

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48. Mostly Martha

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7.2/10
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72/100
Released: 2001Rated: PG
Comedy, Romance

What it's about: Martha is a single woman who lives for one passion: cooking. The head chef at a chic restaurant, Martha has no time for anything - or anyone - else. But Martha's solitary life is shaken when a fateful accident brings her sister's eight-year-old daughter, Lina, to her doorstep.

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

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49. 2 Days in Paris

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6.8/10
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72/100
Released: 2007Rated: R
Comedy, Independent

What it's about: Adam Goldberg delivers "an uproarious study in transatlantic culture panic" as Jack, an anxious, hypochondriac-prone New Yorker vacationing throughout Europe with his breezy, free-spirited Parisian girlfriend, Marion. But when they make a two-day stop in Marion's hometown, the couple's romantic trip takes a turn as Jack is exposed to Marion's sexually perverse and emotionally unstable family.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (Tubi & PlutoTV) & stream on a popular subscription service (Prime Video, Hoopla & Kanopy).

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50. Summer 1993

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7.2/10
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72/100
Released: 2017
Drama, Family

What it's about: After her mother's death, six-year-old Frida is sent to her uncle's family to live with them in the countryside. But Frida finds it hard to forget her mother and adapt to her new life.

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

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