The Diverse Roles of Women in Movies Essay

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The Diverse Roles of Women in Movies In society we have a lot of women actresses. Some tend to play the motherly type, some play the manipulator type and some even play the victims of abusive relationships. No matter what women seem to be coming up in the industry of movies in more ways than before. The three movies I have chosen to analyze in my critique are Heartbreakers, Baby Boy and Stepmom. These three movies all have women in them that either play a major role or the main role. All their roles are very different in character and none of the women in these three movies play a similar role. In the movie Heartbreakers the two main women are Jennifer Love Hewitt (the daughter) and Sigourney Weaver (the mother). These two…show more content…
The second movie in which a woman plays a major role in is Baby Boy. This movie, I believe did not do too much damage to the box offices when it first came out, but it sure portrayed women in a very negative way. The main character is actually a man by the name of Tyrese Gibson. He plays a boy who is struggling to grow up and become not only an independent adult, but also a responsible father (to more than one child). The main female role in the movie is Tyrese’s baby’s mother. She is in love with him and would do anything to keep him happy. She let's him use her car and she let's him stay at her place at any time with her and their son. He cheats on her a lot and at one point even hits her. This was a major part in the movie. He had promised her he would never lay his hands on her and he did. She stopped talking to him for quite some time, and that whole time you could sense they were both miserable without eachother. Some men tend to hurt women for the simple facts that they just don’t know how to control their anger or because they were never taught good communication skills. They end up telling one another that they can’t live without each other and they get back together. She ends up getting pregnant by him again and they get married and live happily ever after. Moral of the story: Teens trying to balance their love life and
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