Highest-Rated Movies about 'Gutsy', Sort by Popularity

Woman at War (2018), Sweet Sixteen (2002), Blame It on Fidel (2006), RKO 281 (1999), A Serial Killer's Guide to Life (2019), The Burmese Harp (1956), The Harder They Come (1972), My Life to Live (1962) ... Let's take a look at the ranked list of the best Gutsy movies.

Woman at War (2018)

Halla is a 50-year-old environmental activist who crusades against the local aluminum industry in Iceland. As her actions grow bolder, her life changes in the blink of an eye when she's finally granted permission to adopt a girl from the Ukraine.

environmentalist, political activist, choir director, adopted daughter, amusing, charming, creative

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Sweet Sixteen (2002)

A Glasgow youth (Martin Compston) turns to drug dealing to provide financial security for himself, his sister (Annmarie Fulton) and his imprisoned mother.

teen boy, stepfather, mother, grandfather, prisoner, drug dealer, tense

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Blame It on Fidel (2006)

Anna must deal with losing her privileges when her well-off parents become leftist activists.

girl, frenchwoman, political activist, socialist, gutsy, hedonistic, gripping

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RKO 281 (1999)

Orson Welles (Liev Schreiber), all charisma and stubborn vision, is signed to direct films for RKO Pictures with a startling amount of creative freedom. Welles decides to make production number 281 a disguised biopic of media tycoon William Randolph Hearst (James Cromwell), a film which would come to be known as "Citizen Kane." But Welles doesn't understand just how much clout Hearst yields. When he gets word of the unflattering production, Hearst does everything in his power to stop it.

filmmaker, screenwriter, columnist, director, publisher, fiery, thrilling

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A Serial Killer's Guide to Life (2019)

A self-help addict takes a road trip with a life coach who happens to be a deranged serial killer.

addict, young woman, serial killer, brash, engaging, gripping, gutsy

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The Burmese Harp (1956)

Kon Ichikawa's anti-war parable about a Japanese soldier burying his fallen comrades at the end of World War II.

japanese soldier, british soldier, monk, brutal, gripping, gutsy, solemn

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The Harder They Come (1972)

An ambitious young Jamaican is forced into a life of crime after arriving in Kingston to launch a music career.

singer, music producer, drug dealer, preacher, girlfriend, moving, gutsy

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My Life to Live (1962)

Twelve tableaux tell the story of a Parisian (Anna Karina), separated from her husband (Monique Messine), who decides to become a prostitute.

young woman, prostitute, ex-husband, pimp, love interest, philosopher, somber

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No Direction Home: Bob Dylan (2005)

Filmmaker Martin Scorsese traces Bob Dylan's evolution from folk troubadour to iconic rock star. Live concert footage and press conferences from the 1960s and a new interview with Dylan are used to draw a portrait of the legendary singer-songwriter.

musician, girlfriend, allen ginsberg, gutsy, passionate, new york city, concert stage

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The Lost Future (2010)

The Story of one night at London's Transfabulous Arts Festival. In 2004 in the UK, the Gender Recognition Act came into law giving new rights to transgender people - the act itself dividing gender along binary lines. In the wake of the act, many couldn't locate themselves in the new boxes or even tick one. This film charts performers who re-imagine what gender could m...Read all

survivors, mutant, tribal leader, hunter, tracker, sister, eerie

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One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest (1975)

A criminal pleads insanity and is admitted to a mental institution, where he rebels against the oppressive nurse and rallies up the scared patients.

anti-hero, nurse, native american, mentally challenged, patient, bleak, gutsy

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Once Upon a Time in the West (1968)

A mysterious stranger with a harmonica joins forces with a notorious desperado to protect a beautiful widow from a ruthless assassin working for the railroad.

gunslinger, mercenary, tycoon, wife, thrilling, brutal, gutsy

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The Ron Clark Story (2006)

A small-town teacher (Matthew Perry) moves to New York and makes a difference in the lives of his students.

teacher, student, principal, father, inspiring, emotional, positive

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Paths of Glory (1957)

After refusing to attack an enemy position, a general accuses the soldiers of cowardice and their commanding officer must defend them.

military officer, soldier, bleak, gutsy, passionate, france, battlefield

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Iron Maiden: Flight 666 (2009)

A chronological account of the heavy metal band Iron Maiden's 2008 world tour through India, Australia, Japan, USA, Canada, Mexico and South America in a jet piloted by the band's front man, Bruce Dickinson. Features interviews with the musicians, their road crew and fans.

musician, band frontman, band member, band manager, interviewee, interviewer, fan

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Hoop Dreams (1994)

A film following the lives of two inner-city Chicago boys who struggle to become college basketball players on the road to going professional.

basketball player, teenager, mother, father, coach, teacher, uplifting

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Aliens (1986)

Ellen Ripley is rescued by a deep salvage team after being in hypersleep for 57 years. The moon that the Nostromo visited has been colonized, but contact is lost. This time, colonial marines have impressive firepower, but will that be enough?

marines, corporate stooge, survivor, android, alien, frightening, dark

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People of the Wind (1976)

There are two hundred miles of raging rivers and dangerous mountains to cross. There are no towns, no roads, no bridges. There is no turning back. The Bakhtiari migration is one of the most hazardous tests of human endurance known to mankind. Every year, 500,000 men, women and children - along with one million animals - struggle for eight grueling weeks to scale the m...Read all

tribal leader, wife, widow, daughter, shepherd, fascinating, gutsy

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Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri (2017)

A mother personally challenges the local authorities to solve her daughter's murder when they fail to catch the culprit.

mother, police chief, police officer, dead person, dentist, reporter, amusing

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Sholay (1975)

After his family is murdered by a notorious and ruthless bandit, a former police officer enlists the services of two outlaws to capture the bandit.

bandit, thief, police chief, daughter-in-law, villager, gutsy, wild

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The Great Escape (1963)

Allied prisoners of war plan for several hundred of their number to escape from a German camp during World War II.

military officer, soldier, prisoner, nazi, cheeky, engaging, gutsy

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F.T.A. (1972)

Filmmaker Francine Parker documents Jane Fonda's tour with musicians and activists opposed to the Vietnam War.

soldier, veteran, comedian, musician, actor, activist, playful

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The President's Last Bang (2005)

The director (Han Suk-kyu) of the Korean Central Intelligence Agency plots to assassinate Gen. Park Chung-heui in 1979.

president, intelligence officer, pop star, prostitute, secret agent, bodyguard, gutsy

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Ookami kodomo no Ame to Yuki (2012)

After her werewolf lover unexpectedly dies in an accident while hunting for food for their children, a young woman must find ways to raise the werewolf son and daughter that she had with him while keeping their trait hidden from society.

dictator, ad executive, rival, politician, wife, son, tense

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Network (1976)

A television network cynically exploits a deranged former anchor's ravings and revelations about the news media for its own profit.

news reporter, television producer, terrorist, emotional, striking, witty, gutsy

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Investigation of a Citizen Above Suspicion (1970)

A chief of detectives, homicide section, kills his mistress and deliberately leaves clues to prove his own responsibility for the crime.

police detective, mistress, police officer, murderer, victim, colleague, dark

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The End of the Storm (2020)

Featuring unprecedented access to Liverpool Football Club, THE END OF THE STORM is the gripping feature length inside story of the 2019/20 Premier League winning season.

soccer player, fan, manager, coach, champion, thrilling, gutsy

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Ghost in the Shell (1995)

A cyborg policewoman and her partner hunt a mysterious and powerful hacker called the Puppet Master.

hacker, cyborg, federal agent, woman, partner, frenetic, creative

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Dogville (2003)

A woman on the run from the mob is reluctantly accepted in a small Colorado town. In exchange, she agrees to work for them. As a search visits the town, she finds out that their support has a price. Yet her dangerous secret is never far away.

outcast, shopkeeper, wife, writer, child, profound, dark

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Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid (1969)

Wyoming, early 1900s. Butch Cassidy and The Sundance Kid are the leaders of a band of outlaws. After a train robbery goes wrong they find themselves on the run with a posse hard on their heels. Their solution - escape to Bolivia.

outlaw, gunslinger, teacher, amusing, wild, thrilling, gutsy

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