23 Movies That Actually Represent Women Well

Although the two main characters were male, it was so empowering as a woman to see an all-female army protecting a king. Not only that, but Shuri is so iconic. She’s a smart badass technological genius, and as an engineer I look up to her.


Women are featured in different environments of life — family, military, science, espionage — and there was depth in their motivations and behaviours. Okoye was portrayed as both a warrior and a loving partner, and when the time came she knew how to differentiate between them.