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14 Movies like Easy a with Strong Female Lead Characters ...

By Vrinda

Easy A is a story about a high school student (Emma Stone) who takes advantage of the rumor mill when a rumor about her gets out and uses it to make money and become popular. This is an incredible movie that was loved by a lot of people because of the sarcastic comedy and great performance by Emma Stone. If you want to watch more movies like Easy A, you have come to the right place.

1 The Duff (2015)

The Duff stands for Designated Ugly Fat Friend. 
A high school girl is furious when she is labeled the DUFF by her friends and schoolmates. She decides to change that with the help of her sexy neighbor but in the process, ends up loving her natural self. Besides being super funny, the movie sends out a really important message about accepting yourself for who you are.

2 John Tucker Must Die (2006)

After discovering they are all dating the same guy (Jesse Metcalfe), 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.


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3 The Edge of Seventeen (2016)

A high school student Nadine hates going to school but her life becomes more unbearable when her best friend starts dating her older brother. A movie about the clichéd woes one suffers when in high school.

4 Sydney White (2007)

Sydney White is a modern version of Snow White and the seven dwarfs. It stars Amanda Bynes, Sara Paxton, and Matt Long. It is a super funny movie about college students in their freshman year of college with sororities and a lot of fun. A must watch for all Amanda Bynes fans.

5 She’s the Man (2006)

Amanda Bynes plays the lead role, Viola Johnson; a girl who loves to play football but her school cuts off the girls’ soccer team so she disguises herself as her twin brother, Sebastian and attends a new boarding school in his place to play football. In the process, she falls in love with her roommate/teammate Duke (Tatum). This is one of Channing Tatum's first movies.

6 Pitch Perfect (2012)

This is one of the most entertaining musical movies with an all-girls cast. It is about a college singing group competing against other groups. With Anna Kendrick and Rebel Wilson in the cast, the movie is super funny. If you loved this movie, there are two more hilarious movies in the series.

7 Bend It like Beckham (2002)

‌Bend it like Beckham is a British romantic comedy about an 18-year-old girl obsessed with soccer trying to make a future in it whilst hiding it from her controlling conservative parents. It is an inspiring story about breaking stereotypes and unreasonable traditions related to women. The movie stars Parminder Nagra, and Keira Knightley who are amazing in their respective roles.

8 Stick It (2006)

Haley (Missy Peregrym) is a rebellious athlete who gets sent to an elite gymnastics academy run by a strict coach (Jeff Bridges). A super cool movie about girl power that will inspire you to be your wonderful self.

9 She’s All That (1999)

A jock strikes a bet with his friends that he will transform the most unattractive and unpopular girl into the high school prom queen in six weeks. This movie is so sweet it will make your heart melt. It shows there's a lot more to a woman than just looks!

10 Wild Child (2008)

‌After her mother’s death, a rich spoilt girl acts out and gets sent to a boarding school in England where she struggles to adjust without the luxurious life at home. She goes through a lot of positive changes and learns a lot about real friendship and life. Emma Roberts plays the lead character and I could not have imagined a better actor to play this part.

11 Love, Rosie (2014)

Do you think a boy and a girl can be best friends? A story of two best friends that grew up together and shared one special romantic moment in high school. When high school ends, they grow apart. The movie is about the changes we all face in adulthood, the big decisions we need to make, and the complications that come with it. This is a super sweet movie. Lily Collins and Sam Claflin look perfect together in this movie.

12 Pride and Prejudice (2005)

No strong female lead character list is complete without mentioning Elizabeth Bennet in Pride and Prejudice. It is one of the boldest, confident and powerful female characters in history. The book was super popular. Consequently, when the movie came out, people thoroughly enjoyed it. Usually, movies do not live up to the book but this movie was an exception. With Keira Knightley in the lead role, the movie was a super hit.

13 Raise Your Voice (2004)

Terri (Hilary Duff) is broken after her brother’s (Jason Ritter) death in a car accident. To move on from his death, she wants to go to Los Angeles to attend a performing arts school but her overprotective father doesn’t allow her to leave the small town they live in. She is forced to go to extreme lengths to attend her dream school. She tells her father she is going to live with her aunt but she goes to the school and prepares for a scholarship while keeping the big secret from her father.

14 Juno (2007)

The story follows a young girl Juno (Ellen Page) who is in high school and finds out that she’s pregnant after her first time with her friend, Bleeker (Michael Cera). Now she has an important decision to make, should she keep the baby or not? Ellen Page has done an amazing job of playing Juno. This is a sweet movie sure to win your heart and has a great soundtrack.

These movies like Easy A with strong female lead characters will inspire you to fight for what you believe in. What was your favorite thing about Easy A?

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