Ahead of International Women’s Day on the 8th of March, here’s a handy guide to films and TV shows that star or have been created by brilliant, inspiring women – all available to watch now on Prime Video!
If you’re not signed up, head here for a free 30-day trial, and then you’re free to discover some hugely talented women in entertainment including I Care A Lot starring Golden Globes winner Rosamund Pike, Phoebe Waller-Bridge’s iconic Fleabag and Emmy Award winning shows The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel starring Rachel Brosnahan, and the superb Little Fires Everywhere starring Reese Witherspoon and Kerry Washington.
Here’s a rundown of what to watch now on Prime Video!
Blow the Man Down
Directed by Bridget Savage Cole
Grieving the loss of their mother and facing an uncertain future, Mary Beth and Priscilla Connolly cover up a gruesome run-in with a dangerous man. To conceal their crime, the sisters must go deeper into Easter Cove and uncover the town matriarchs’ darkest secrets.
Fleabag S1 & 2
Starring Phoebe Waller-Bridge
Created by and starring Phoebe Waller-Bridge, the series offers a poignant window into the mind of Fleabag as she tries to make sense of the world through her trauma, guilt and confidence issues with charm and humour.
Homecoming S1 & 2
Starring Julia Roberts & Janelle Monáe
Starring Julia Roberts and Janelle Monáe, this anthology series is centred around the mysterious Geist Group, an unconventional wellness company and their equally unorthodox program, the Homecoming Initiative
The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel S1- 3
Starring Rachel Brosnahan & Alex Borstein
Set in the late 1950s, Midge Maisel’s seemingly idyllic life as a wife and mother is flipped upside down when she discovers a previously unknown talent – stand-up comedy. Her new-found gift takes her on a journey to a whole new world and profession.
I Care A Lot
Starring Rosamund Pike
Golden Globe winner Rosamund Pike stars as a cruel and conniving con artist Marla Grayson, who steals from the elderly by deceiving judges into appointing her as their “legal guardian”. She lands into hot water when her latest victim turns out to have ties to a powerful gangster.
I’m Your Woman
Directed by Julia Hart
A 1970s crime drama follows a woman who is forced to go on the run after her husband betrays his business partners, sending her and her baby on a dangerous journey.
One Night in Miami
Directed by Regina King
A fictional account of one incredible night where icons Muhammad Ali, Malcolm X, Sam Cooke, and Jim Brown gathered, discussing their roles in the civil rights movement and cultural upheaval of the 60s.
Queen & Slim
Directed by Melina Matsoukas
Slim and Queen’s first date takes an unexpected turn when a policeman pulls them over for a minor traffic violation. When the situation escalates, Slim takes the officer’s gun and shoots him in self-defence. Now labelled cop killers in the media, Slim and Queen feel that they have no choice but to go on the run and evade the law.
Selah and the Spades
Directed by Tayarisha Poe
Five cliques run the underground life of Haldwell School, a prestigious east coast boarding school. At the head of the most powerful clique – The Spades, sits Selah Summers, walking the fine line between being feared and loved.
Starring Tessa Thompson & Aja Naomi
When Sylvie meets an aspiring saxophonist in her father’s record shop in 1950s Harlem, their love ignites a sweeping romance that transcends changing times, geography, and professional success.
A Star Is Born
Starring Lady Gaga
This Academy Award winning film stars Lady Gaga (Ally) who falls in love with a famous musician and is faced with the challenge of helping him through his alcoholism whilst launching her own career as a singer.
Little Fires Everywhere
Starring Kerry Washington & Reese Witherspoon
Little Fires Everywhere follows the intertwined fates of picture-perfect Elena and her family, and mysterious single mother Mia. Their worlds collide when Mia moves into the town and both their lives are turned upside down.