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movies by or about women opening UK/Ire from Thu May 10

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male director, female coscreenwriter, female protagonist
Life of the Party
Melissa McCarthy cowrites and stars in this comedy about a middle-aged woman who goes back to college after her husband leaves her. (male director)
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male director, female coscreenwriter, male protagonist
Sherlock Gnomes
Emily Cook and Kathy Greenberg cowrite this adventure comedy about garden gnomes come to life. (male director, mostly male ensemble)
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male director, male screenwriter, female protagonist
Breaking In
Gabrielle Union stars in this suspense thriller about a mother fighting to save her children from home-invading thieves. Costarring Ajiona Alexus. (male writer and director)
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male director, male screenwriter, female coprotagonist
Entebbe (aka 7 Days in Entebbe)
Rosamund Pike costars in this historical thriller about the 1976 hijacking of a commercial airliner. (male writer and director)
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female director, female screenwriter, female protagonist
Revenge
Coralie Fargeat writes and directs this action horror about a woman (Matilda Lutz) who fights back against the men who hurt her when she is raped and left for dead.
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female director, female screenwriter, female protagonist
Raazi
Meghna Gulzar writes, with Bhavani Iyer, and directs this historical thriller about a spy (Alia Bhatt) in the 1971 Indo-Pakistan War.
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female codirector, female coscreenwriter, female protagonist
The Poetess [pictured]
Stefanie Brockhaus cowrites and codirects this documentary about Hissa Hilal, a Saudi woman who speaks out against religious extremism.
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male director, female coscreenwriter, male protagonist
How to Talk to Girls at Parties
Philippa Goslett cowrites this sci-fi rom-com about a young man who falls in love with an alien disguised as a human. (male director)
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male director, male screenwriter, female protagonist
Mansfield 66/67
Documentary about the last two years in the life of legendary actress Jayne Mansfield. (male directors)
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male director, male screenwriter, female coprotagonist
The Cured
Ellen Page costars as a journalist investigating terrorist action in the wake of a zombie infection. (male writer-director)
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