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The Best Female Director Movies on Cinemax

Finding a good Female Director movie 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 of all time streaming on Cinemax.

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1. The Kids Are All Right

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7.0/10
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78/100
Released: 2010Rated: R
Comedy, Drama

What it's about: Two women, Nic and Jules, brought a son and daughter into the world through artificial insemination. When one of their children reaches age, both kids go behind their mothers' backs to meet with the donor. Life becomes so much more interesting when the father, two mothers and children start to become attached to each other.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a subscription service (Cinemax), stream on a popular TV everywhere service (Cinemax) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 7 services (iTunes, Google Play & 5 others).

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2. I Am Sam

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7.6/10
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76/100
Released: 2001Rated: PG-13
Drama

What it's about: Although Sam has the mental capacity of a 7-year-old, he has a daughter with a homeless woman who abandons them when they leave the hospital, leaving Sam to raise Lucy on his own. But as Lucy grows up, Sam's limitations start to become a problem and the authorities take her away. Sam shames high-priced lawyer, Rita into taking his case pro bono and in turn teaches her the value of love and family.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a subscription service (Cinemax), stream on a popular TV everywhere service (Cinemax) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 7 services (iTunes, Google Play & 5 others).

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3. Blockers

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6.2/10
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74/100
Released: 2018Rated: R
Comedy

What it's about: When three parents discover their daughters’ pact to lose their virginity at prom, they launch a covert one-night operation to stop the teens from sealing the deal.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a subscription service (Cinemax), stream on a popular TV everywhere service (Cinemax) & rent or buy from $9.99 on 5 services (iTunes, Microsoft & 3 others).

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4. Eve's Bayou

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7.3/10
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72/100
Released: 1997Rated: R
Drama, Independent

What it's about: Summer heats up in rural Louisiana beside Eve’s Bayou, 1962, as the Batiste family tries to survive the secrets they’ve kept and the betrayals they’ve endured.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a subscription service (Cinemax), stream on a popular TV everywhere service (Cinemax & Epix) & rent or buy from $1.99 on 6 services (iTunes, Google Play & 4 others).

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5. John Tucker Must Die

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5.7/10
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66/100
Released: 2006Rated: PG-13
Comedy, Romance

What it's about: After discovering they are all dating the same same guy, three popular students from different cliques band together for revenge, so they enlist the help of a new gal in town and conspire to break the jerk's heart, while destroying his reputation.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a subscription service (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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6. The Prince & Me

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5.9/10
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64/100
Released: 2004Rated: PG
Comedy, Romance

What it's about: A fairy tale love-story about pre-med student Paige who falls in love with a Danish Prince "Eddie" who refused to follow the traditions of his parents and has come to the US to quench his thirst for rebellion. Paige and Edward come from two different worlds, but there is an undeniable attraction between them.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a subscription service (Cinemax), stream on a popular TV everywhere service (Cinemax) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 7 services (iTunes, Google Play & 5 others).

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7. CB4

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6.3/10
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62/100
Released: 1993Rated: R
Comedy, Musical

What it's about: A "rockumentary", covering the rise to fame of MC Gusto, Stab Master Arson, and Dead Mike: members of the rap group "CB4". We soon learn that these three are not what they seem and don't apear to know as much about rap music as they claim... but a lack of musical ability in an artist never hurts sales, does it? You've just got to play the part of a rap star...

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a subscription service (Cinemax), stream on a popular TV everywhere service (Cinemax) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 7 services (iTunes, Google Play & 5 others).

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8. Red Riding Hood

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5.4/10
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57/100
Released: 2011Rated: PG-13
Fantasy, Horror

What it's about: Valerie is in love with a brooding outsider, Peter, but her parents have arranged for her to marry another man – who is wealthy. Unwilling to lose each other, Valerie and Peter plan to run away together when they learn that Valerie's older sister has been killed by a werewolf that prowls the dark forest surrounding their village. Hungry for revenge, the people call on famed werewolf hunter, Father Solomon, to help them kill the wolf. But Solomon's arrival brings unintended consequences as he warns that the wolf, who takes human form by day, could be any one of them.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a subscription service (Cinemax), stream on a popular TV everywhere service (Cinemax) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 7 services (iTunes, Google Play & 5 others).

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9. The Boy Downstairs

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5.7/10
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54/100
Released: 2018Rated: PG-13
Comedy, Drama

What it's about: A young woman is forced to reflect on her first relationship when she inadvertently moves into her ex boyfriend's apartment building.

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

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10. Fatso

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6.3/10
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52/100
Released: 1980Rated: PG
Comedy, Drama

What it's about: Dominick has always been a big kid who loved eating. It was his favourite thing. Then his cousin dies from health complications due to an improper diet and his sister makes him promise to lose some weight. This is very hard for him, but he finds motivation when he falls in love with Lydia. He spends so much time kissing and walking around with her that he no longer eats as many unhealthy things, and he loses weight without even trying.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a subscription service (Cinemax) & stream on a popular TV everywhere service (Cinemax).

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11. The Beverly Hillbillies

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5.0/10
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49/100
Released: 1993Rated: PG
Comedy, Family

What it's about: Jed Clampett and kin move from Arkansas to Beverly Hills when he becomes a billionaire, after an oil strike. The country folk are very naive with regard to life in the big city, so when Jed starts a search for a new wife there are inevitably plenty of takers and con artists ready to make a fast buck

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular TV everywhere service (Cinemax).

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12. Phat Girlz

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3.2/10
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48/100
Released: 2006Rated: PG-13
Comedy, Romance

What it's about: Two plus-sized ladies meet the men of their dreams in the most unexpected of ways.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a subscription service (Cinemax), stream on a popular TV everywhere service (Cinemax) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 7 services (iTunes, Google Play & 5 others).

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13. Hair Wolf

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6.4/10
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41/100
Released: 2018
Comedy, Horror

What it's about: The staff of a black hair salon fend off a strange new monster: white women intent on sucking the lifeblood from black culture.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a subscription service (Cinemax) & stream on a popular TV everywhere service (Cinemax).

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14. Jie Jie

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7.6/10
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40/100
Released: 2018
Drama, Biography

What it's about: Embarrassed by her un-American look, a young girl betrays her younger sister during their first Sunday at a Chinese-American church.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a subscription service (Cinemax) & stream on a popular TV everywhere service (Cinemax).

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15. Bad Parents

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3.2/10
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30/100
Released: 2012
Comedy, Drama

What it's about: A suburban mom relives her season with the soccer obsessed sports parents whose outrageous "win at all costs" behavior spirals out of control.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (PopcornFlix, Tubi TV & Vudu), stream on a subscription service (Cinemax), stream on a popular TV everywhere service (Cinemax) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 7 services (iTunes, Google Play & 5 others).