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Female Lead Character

Published: June 09, 2017 - by alex-gia

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  • Rating: 9.1

    How to Get Away with Murder - 2014

    Murder, deception, fear and guilt are the ties that bind Middelton University Professor Annalise Keating to her long-time associates Frank Delfino, Bonnie Winterbottom and her students. But as the group struggles to move on with their lives and focus on their clients, their past continues to haunt them, as Annalise and her inner circle struggle to keep their secrets from getting exposed. Relationships will be fractured, lies will spin out of control, and shocking, new mysteries upend their entire lives.
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  • Rating: 8.3

    The Fall - 2013

    Detective Superintendent Stella Gibson is brought in from the London Metropolitan Police to help catch the killer when a murder in Belfast remains unsolved. As Gibson travels across from London, we are introduced to the murderer himself; Paul Spector.
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  • Rating: 8.9

    Big Little Lies - 2017

    Based on Liane Moriarty’s bestselling book, and featuring Reese Witherspoon, Nicole Kidman, and Shailene Woodley, this darkly comedic series tells the tale of three mothers whose seemingly perfect lives unravel to the point of murder.
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  • Rating: 8.8

    Miss Fisher's Murder Mysteries - 2012

    Miss Fisher's Murder Mysteries is based on the novels of Australian author Kerry Greenwood. Our lady sleuth sashays through the back lanes and jazz clubs of late 1920’s Melbourne, fighting injustice with her pearl handled pistol and her dagger sharp wit. Leaving a trail of admirers in her wake, our thoroughly modern heroine makes sure she enjoys every moment of her lucky life.
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  • Rating: 9.2

    Crazy Ex-Girlfriend - 2015

    Rebecca Bunch is a successful, driven, and possibly crazy young woman who impulsively gives up everything her partnership at a prestigious law firm and her upscale apartment in Manhattan in a desperate attempt to find love and happiness in that exotic hotbed of romance and adventure: suburban West Covina, CA.
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  • Rating: 9.0

    Gilmore Girls - 2000

    Lorelai Gilmore has made her share of mistakes in life, but she has been doing her best to see that her college-bound daughter - and best friend in the world - Rory, doesn't follow in her footsteps. That may be easier said than done, considering that the two share the same interests, the same intellect, the same coffee addiction and the same eyes.
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  • Rating: 8.8

    Orphan Black - 2013

    A streetwise hustler is pulled into a compelling conspiracy after witnessing the suicide of a girl who looks just like her.
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  • Rating: 8.7

    Orange Is the New Black - 2013

    Piper Chapman is a public relations executive with a career and a fiance when her past suddenly catches up to her. In her mid-30s she is sentenced to spend time in a minimum-security women's prison in Connecticut for her association with a drug runner 10 years earlier. Forced to trade power suits for prison orange, Chapman makes her way through the corrections system and adjusts to life behind bars, making friends with the many eccentric, unusual and unexpected people she meets.
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  • Rating: 8.3

    iZombie - 2014

    When over-achieving medical resident Liv Moore attends a party that turns into a zombie feeding frenzy, she ends up joining the ranks of the living dead. Determined to pass as human despite her pale appearance and newly listless demeanor, Liv forms a plan to resist her drive to consume fresh human brains by taking a job at a coroner's office, where she can secretly snack on the brains of corpses delivered there. Soon discovering that she absorbs the memories of those she feeds on, she finds new purpose by posing as a psychic and working with a detective to help solve their murders.
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    Queen Sugar -

    The series follows the life of two sisters, Nova Bordelon (playing by Rutina Wesley), the formidable journalist and activist from New Orleans, and Charley Bordelon (Dawn-Lyen Gardner), a modern woman, who, with her teenage daughter Micah, leaves her upscale apartment in Los Angeles and moves to the heart of Louisiana to claim an inheritance from her recently departed father – an 800-acre sugarcane farm.
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  • Rating: 8.1

    Jane the Virgin - 2014

    Jane Villanueva, a religious young Latina woman, has her vow to save her virginity until her marriage shattered when a doctor mistakenly artificially inseminates her during a checkup. The biological donor is a married man, a former playboy, and cancer survivor who is not only the new owner of the hotel where Jane works, but was also her former teenage crush.
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  • Rating: 8.8

    Grace and Frankie - 2015

    Elegant, proper Grace and freewheeling, eccentric Frankie are a pair of frenemies whose lives are turned upside down - and permanently intertwined - when their husbands leave them for each other. Together, they must face starting over in their 70s in a 21st-century world.
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  • Rating: 8.7

    Happy Valley - 2014

    Happy Valley is a dark, funny, multi-layered thriller revolving around the personal and professional life of Catherine, a dedicated, experienced, hard-working copper. She is also a bereaved mother who looks after her orphaned grandchild.
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  • Rating: 8.2

    Insecure - 2016

    Follows the awkward experiences and racy tribulations of a modern-day African-American woman. Issa and Molly, these best friends must deal with their own real-life flaws as they attempt to navigate different worlds and cope with an endless series of uncomfortable everyday experiences.
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  • Rating: 9.0

    One Day at a Time (2017) - 2017

    In a reimagining of the TV classic, a newly single Latina mother raises her teen daughter and tween son with the "help" of her old-school mom.
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  • Rating: 8.9

    The Handmaid's Tale - 2017

    In a dystopian near-future, the totalitarian and Christian-fundamentalist government of Gilead rules the former United States amidst an ongoing civil war and subjugates women, who are not allowed to work, control money, or even read. Widespread infertility due to environmental contamination has resulted in the conscription of young fertile women—called Handmaids, according to biblical precedent—who are assigned to the homes of the elite, where they must have ritualized sex with the men in order to become pregnant and bear children for those men and their wives.
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  • Rating: 8.3

    The OA - 2016

    Seven years after vanishing from her home, a young woman returns with mysterious new abilities and recruits five strangers for a secret mission.
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  • Rating: 8.0

    Top of the Lake - 2013

    Set in a remote mountain town in New Zealand, "Top of the Lake" centers on the disappearance of 12-year-old Tui, who is five months pregnant. She is last seen standing chest deep in a freezing lake, and now all attention is focused on inexperienced detective Robin Griffin, who leads the investigation in the same town where she endured traumatic events years earlier. Not only must she find Tui, but Robin also embarks on a journey of self-discovery. Her limits are tested amid clashes with Matt, the missing girl's father and local drug lord, and GJ, a guru at a local women's camp.
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  • Rating: 8.4

    Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt - 2015

    29-year-old Kimmy Schmidt adjusts to life after her rescue from a doomsday cult in Indiana where she and three other women were held for 15 years. Determined to be seen as something other than a victim and armed only with a positive attitude, Kimmy decides to restart her life by moving to New York City, where she quickly befriends her street-wise landlady, Lillian Kaushtupper, finds a roommate in struggling actor, Titus Andromedon, and gains a job as a nanny for the melancholy and out-of-touch socialite, Jacqueline Voorhees. With their help, Kimmy struggles to adapt to an unfamiliar world and jump-start the adult life that had been taken from her.
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    Z: The Beginning of Everything - 2015

    Z is a biography series based on the life of Zelda Sayre Fitzgerald, the brilliant, beautiful and talented Southern Belle who becomes the original flapper and icon of the wild, flamboyant Jazz Age in the 20s.
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  • Rating: 9.0

    My Mad Fat Diary - 2013

    Set in the mid-90s at the height of cool Britannia, My Mad Fat Diary takes a hilarious and honest look at teenage life from the perspective of Rae - a funny, music-mad 16-year-old who, despite an eccentric mother and her own body image and mental health issues, has a huge lust for life, love and trying to get laid.
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  • Rating: 9.2

    Agatha Christie's Marple - 2004

    Miss Jane Marple is an elderly spinster living in the quiet little village of St. Mary Mead with a remarkable talent for solving crimes. Her sharp mind and shrewd intellect prove invaluable in unravelling a slew of murder mysteries, earning her the grudging respect of the police. The title role was played by Geraldine McEwan for the first three series, after which she was succeeded by Julia McKenzie.
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  • Rating: 7.7

    The Bletchley Circle - 2012

    The Bletchley Circle follows the journey of four ordinary women with extraordinary skills that helped to end World War II. Set in 1952, Susan, Millie, Lucy and Jean have returned to their normal lives, modestly setting aside the part they played in producing crucial intelligence, which helped the Allies to victory and shortened the war. When Susan discovers a hidden code behind an unsolved murder she is met by skepticism from the police. She quickly realises she can only begin to crack the murders and bring the culprit to justice with her former friends. The Bletchley Circle paints a vivid portrait of post-war Britain in this fictional tale of unsung heroes.
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  • Rating: 7.7

    Rosemary & Thyme - 2003

    Meet Rosemary Boxer and Laura Thyme, two amateur green-fingered sleuths who came together through a mutual love of plants and troubled social lives. Together they start a new life as a gardening business, tackling horticultural problems for anybody who requires help. Mystery however is never very far behind them, and as soon as they start a new assignment they soon discover plots and conspiracies in-between the herbaceous borders. Nevertheless the dynamic and inquisitive duo tries to solve the murderous goings on, whilst dealing with problems a little closer to their profession. Welcome to the world of Rosemary and Thyme.
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  • Rating: 7.1

    The No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency - 2008

    The first BBC drama to be filmed entirely on location in Botswana, The No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency is a charming story chronicling the adventures of Mma Ramotswe. Mma Ramotswe, a Motswana woman, starts up the country's first female-owned detective agency. Based on the novels by Alexander McCall Smith.
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