Great Movies About Real Female Rulers

Over 700 Ranker voters have come together to rank this list of Great Movies About Real Female Rulers
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Vote up the best movies about female rulers, whether they're monarchs or politicians.

Girls rule - especially in these acclaimed movies about real women who took the throne. The top movies about real female rulers feature strong queens and powerful politicians trying to do what's best for their citizens. This is a list of the greatest movies about powerful women, including everything from Cleopatra to The Lion in Winter to Evita.

What films will you find on this list of the best movies about real queens? Helen Mirren took on the role of Queen Elizabeth II in The Queen. The movie follows the royal family after the death of Princess Diana. The Iron Lady, starring Meryl Streep, is another great biopic about a real female world leader. Sofia Coppola incorporated modern music and fashion into her historical film Maria Antoinette. Other good movies featured on this list include The Young Victoria, The Other Boleyn Girl, and The Duchess.

Which movie about a female leader is the best? Vote your favorites up to the number-one spot on the list, and please add any great features that are missing.

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