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5 inspiring movies to watch on International Women’s Day

In Features, Stories, Watch, Read, Listen by Nicole Fuge

Grab your gal pals (don’t forget the chocolate and wine) and celebrate what it means to be a woman with these all-time fav movies to watch on International Women’s Day.

By Mama Disrupt®

Hey fellow movie-loving mamas, It’s International Women’s Day. A day dedicated to honouring the incredible achievements of women all around the globe – it’s like our own personal Oscars night, but even better. And what better way to soak up all that girl power than with a movie marathon? If you’re on the hunt for some flicks to add to your watchlist, we’ve got just the ticket!

International Women's Day, Hidden Figures, Mama Disrupt

1. Hidden Figures

Prepare to have your mind blown by the awe-inspiring true story of Katherine Johnson, Dorothy Vaughan, and Mary Jackson. These three trailblazing ladies didn’t just break through the glass ceiling at NASA – they shattered it! Get ready for a rollercoaster ride of emotions as they take on racial and gender barriers with brains, guts, and a whole lot of sass.

International Women's Day, On The Basis Of Sex, Mama Disrupt

2. On the Basis of Sex

Grab your popcorn and settle in for the incredible journey of Ruth Bader Ginsburg, the OG queen of the Supreme Court. This biopic is like a crash course in kicking butt and taking names – RBG style. From her early days fighting for equality to her iconic dissenting opinions, get ready to be inspired to fight for what’s right, no matter what the odds.

International Women's Day, Erin Brockovich, Mama Disrupt

3. Erin Brockovich

Hold onto your hats, ladies – because Erin Brockovich is about to blow your mind. This true story is like something straight out of a superhero comic, except it’s all real. Watch in awe as Erin takes on corporate greed, environmental injustice, and anything else that gets in the way of justice. Spoiler alert: she wins – big time!

International Women's Day, Bend It Like Beckham, Mama Disrupt

4. Bend It Like Beckham

Who says girls can’t play football? Not Jess, that’s for sure. Join her on a hilarious and heartwarming journey as she chases her dreams, defies her traditional parents, and kicks some serious butt on the soccer field. Whether you’re a sports fan or not, this one will have you cheering from the sidelines.

International Women's Day, Mulan, Mama Disrupt

5. Mulan

Let’s take a trip down Disney memory lane with everyone’s fav warrior princess – Mulan. Get ready to sing along, laugh out loud, and maybe even shed a tear or two as Mulan defies tradition, saves her country, and proves that girls really do run the world. Plus, who can resist those catchy tunes?

So there you have it, ladies – your ultimate guide to International Women’s Day movie magic. Whether you’re in the mood for inspiration, empowerment, or just a good old-fashioned laugh, these flicks have got you covered. So grab your popcorn, snuggle up on the sofa, and let’s celebrate the incredible women who have shaped our world, one movie at a time.

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