10 Movies to Watch About Girls Who Save the Day

Time for a movie marathon this weekend!
by Ayessa De La Peña   |  Jul 17, 2016
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Whether you've got nothing to do this weekend or you just want to spend the entire day in your bed, relaxing, we've got exactly what you need. Why don't you spend your day watching these inspiring movies that will encourage you to do your thing and be the best at it? Happy watching, Candy Girls!

Room (2015)

What it will remind you of: You will find life and hope in the most unlikely places because you were made to live and not only survive.

Kick-Ass (2010)

What it will remind you of: You should never underestimate yourself because you're "just a girl." It doesn't take superpowers to be extraordinary. Sometimes all you need is to believe that you are extraordinary.

Tangled (2012)

What it will remind you of: You are not the damsel in distress. You are the knight in shining armor in your own story.

Mulan (1998)

What it will remind you of: You don't need to pretend to be someone else to earn people's respect.


Frozen (2013)

What it will remind you of: Girls supporting girls can do and mean so much.

Kiki's Delivery Service (1989)

What it will remind you of: You shouldn't ever give up on yourself because great things, like the person you are, take time.

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Erin Brockovich

What it will remind you of: Just because people underestimate your abilities doesn't mean you should do that to yourself, too.

The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo (2012)

What it will remind you of: You don't have to stay silent when things aren't right. Fight for what you believe in and stand up for yourself.

The Secret World of Arrietty (2010)

What it will remind you of: Caring so much about people and everything around you isn't a bad thing. 

Wait Until Dark (1967)

What it will remind you of: You have everything within you so that you can live through whatever it is you're going to encounter in life.


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