There’s Robin Wright, the first female president of the United States. There’s Kimmy Schmidt who thrives after being rescued from a cult. And then there’s Jessica Jones who, well, could kick your ass (Season 2 of Marvel’s Jessica Jones launches today on Netflix).
Netflix women come in many forms, but they all inspire. They’re the women who make us want to jump off our couch and start a business or follow a dream we’ve been sitting on. So, kick up your feet and enjoy these diverse stories about ambitious and passionate women who inspire us to pursue our own passions every day.
New York City private investigator Jessica Jones (Krysten Ritter) is beginning to put her life back together after taking down her tormenter, Kilgrave. Now known throughout the city as a super-powered killer, a new case makes her reluctantly confront who she really is while digging deeper into her past to explore the reasons why. https://youtu.be/f4NHsPQFrok
The Crown follows the political rivalries and romance of Queen Elizabeth II’s reign and the events that shaped the second half of the 20th century. … In a changing world, a newly crowned Queen Elizabeth II faces daunting challenges, both in the political realm and her personal life. While Queen Elizabeth takes the throne at only 25 to shape the 21st century monarchy, Princess Margaret is busy rebelling against royal tradition to forge her own identity. https://youtu.be/ME2umFQ_xBA
In 1980s LA, a crew of misfits reinvent themselves as the Gorgeous Ladies of Wrestling. Full of glitter, screams, struts, stunts and body slams, the Glamorous Ladies of Wrestling pack a (literal) punch
A comedy by the team behind Orange Is the New Black. https://youtu.be/AZqDO6cTYVY
If you’re looking for a wild west badass, look no further than Mary Agnes. She ditches her corset for pants and drops men to date women, all while outsmarting, out-drawing and out-performing the men who cross her path. https://youtu.be/mMUiRYoc76A
When Kimmy Schmidt is rescued from a doomsday cult and lands in New York City, she must navigate a world she didn’t think even existed anymore. https://youtu.be/WwiVPkwY2ZE
The women at Lichfield Prison are messy, hilarious, rebellious, lewd, vulnerable, savvy and strong all at once. They are unapologetically authentic, some profoundly flawed, yet you’ll find yourself caring deeply about each one. https://youtu.be/fpIj4ZtZhCY
A world divided into progress and devastation. The link between the two sides – Offshore and Inland – is a rigorous and painstaking system called The Process. Everyone in Inland has a chance to go through The Process to live a better life in Offshore. But only 3% make it through. 3% is the first Brazilian original series of Netflix. https://youtu.be/8yyzNQfaQR8
Famed Irish murderess Grace Marks told the man who came to study her mind that she’d lost her memories. But it could be that she’d rather not remember. https://youtu.be/A-fofQ9VpPQ
They’re not friends, but when their husbands leave them for each other, proper Grace (Jane Fonda) and eccentric Frankie (Lily Tomlin) begin to bond in this Emmy-nominated series https://youtu.be/DKMC6HViGTM
Robin Wright is at the helm when House of Cards returns for its sixth and final season this Autumn — check out the new teaser here https://youtu.be/LbsIeM2BSZk Catch up on Seasons 1-5 if you’ve missed it so far.