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    Literally Just 14 Great Movies And TV Shows To Watch If You're Obsessed With "Promising Young Woman"

    Just in case you want to fall in love with Carey Mulligan all over again.

    Note: Some of these movies and TV shows include mentions of sexual assault, depression, and suicide.

    1. Sweet/Vicious

    MTV

    Sweet/Vicious follows college students Jules and Ophelia, who act as vigilantes and target sexual predators on their campus. The series addresses the emotional toll many survivors face and the justice system flaws that come to light during sexual assault cases. While this series is unfortunately only one season, it's one near-perfect season worth cherishing forever. It's seriously a must-watch for every young adult.

    If you love: College drama series, badass women, women helping other women, black comedy, and colorful aesthetics

    Where to watch it: Available for purchase on Amazon Prime Video

    2. Inside Llewyn Davis

    CBS Films / Everett Collection

    Inside Llewyn Davis follows Llewyn Davis, a folk singer who's trying to achieve musical success but also keep his life from falling apart. The movie spans over the course of a week in Llewyn's life as he struggles with money, finding a place to sleep for the night, his personal relationships, and losing inspiration. Carey Mulligan stars in this film alongside Oscar Isaac, and her performance is nothing short of extraordinary. Basically, if you want more Carey Mulligan in your life, watch this movie.

    If you love: Carey Mulligan, Oscar Isaac, Adam Driver, Academy Award–nominated movies, music, and black comedy

    Where to watch it: Amazon Prime Video

    3. Killing Eve

    BBC

    Killing Eve follows Eve Polastri, a British intelligence agent who becomes obsessed with a female assassin named Villanelle. After chasing Villanelle across the continent, Eve begins to discover that they have more in common than she originally thought and that they share a common bond. Over the course of the series, we get to watch Eve and Villanelle's cat and mouse game as they try to learn more about each other and save the lives of those they love. Plus, Promising Young Woman's creator, Emerald Fennell, also worked as Killing Eve's Season 2 showrunner.

    If you love: Badass women, spies and assassins, Sandra Oh, Emerald Fennell, killer fashion sense, and black comedy

    Where to watch it: Hulu

    4. Sorry to Bother You

    Annapurna Pictures / Everett Collection

    Sorry to Bother You follows Cassius Green, a telemarketer who suddenly finds success after learning to alter his voice to sound white. Lakeith Stanfield and Tessa Thompson star in this colorfully trippy movie that delves into what it means to be Black in a world dominated by white people. Like Promising Young Woman, this film offers a darkly comedic view to an actual problem that exists in the real world and begs you to contemplate your own life experiences.

    If you love: Lakeith Stanfield, colorful aesthetics, satire, black comedy, magical realism, and social commentary

    Where to watch it: Hulu

    5. Fleabag

    Amazon Prime Video

    Phoebe Waller-Bridge starred in and created this series about a woman called Fleabag, who endures the ups and downs of everyday life and takes the audience on the journey with her. Fleabag narrates the series and often breaks the fourth wall, forming a strong bond with the viewers, and makes them a character along in the series. Like Promising Young Woman, viewers will form a strong trust in Fleabag, just like they did with Cassie. They'll love her, they'll listen to her, and they'd do just about anything for her.

    If you love: Phoebe Waller-Bridge, female narrators, a lovable leading lady, black comedy, and a phenomenal ensemble

    Where to watch it: Amazon Prime Video

    6. Thoroughbreds

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    Thoroughbreds is a dark comedy starring Anya Taylor-Joy, Olivia Cooke, and Anton Yelchin. Taking place in a wealthy suburb in Connecticut, the movie follows Anya and Olivia's characters, Lily and Amanda, as they plot to kill Lily's stepfather Mark and hire a drug dealer to do it. Both Anya and Olivia's performances are nuanced and sharp, leaving you on the edge of your seat the entire time. If you loved just how important Nina and Cassie's friendship was in Promising Young Woman, you'll love Lily and Amanda's relationship too.

    If you love: Black comedy, dynamic duo trope, and major plot twist endings

    Where to watch it: Available to rent on Amazon Prime Video

    7. Bonding

    Netflix

    Bonding follows Tiff, a psychology student who also works as a dominatrix. After getting back in touch with her high school best friend Pete, she hires him to be her new assistant. The series grapples with the balance of Tiff and Pete's real lives and the many clients they work with as sex workers. You'll fall in love with Tiff immediately, just like you fell in love with Cassie in Promising Young Woman. This series is also based on the personal experiences of creator Rightor Doyle.

    If you love: Colorful aesthetics, women taking control of their bodies, the dynamic duo trope, black comedy, and college drama series

    Where to watch it: Netflix

    8. The End of the F***ing World

    Netflix

    The End of the F***ing World follows James, a teenager who's convinced he's a psychopath, and Alyssa, a loudmouthed girl who's sick of her boring life. After the two begin an unlikely friendship, Alyssa suggests they run away together, in hopes of leaving their old lives behind them. Over the course of the series, we get to see in-depth views of both James and Alyssa's psyche, how they adapt to being on their own, and how they learn to love one another.

    If you love: British series, black comedy, teenage angst, major plot twists, and runaways

    Where to watch it: Netflix

    9. Suffragette

    20th Century Fox / Everett Collection

    Suffragette retells the events of the women's suffrage movement in the UK. Carey Mulligan stars and shines just like the star she is. You won't be able to take your eyes off of her, and you'll leave this film wishing you could watch her all over again. Like Promising Young Woman, this movie follows the lives of strong women who know exactly what they want and aren't afraid to achieve it.

    If you love: Carey Mulligan, historical fiction, British movies, and badass women

    Where to watch it: Netflix

    10. Teenage Bounty Hunters

    Netflix

    Teenage Bounty Hunters revolves around twins Sterling and Blair. After they accidentally damage their father's truck, they begin bounty hunting to cover the repairs. They begin to realize just how good at it they are, so they team up with a seasoned hunter named Bowser and balance catching criminals with school, personal lives, and Christian youth group. The satirical humor in this show is so on point, it's impossible not to laugh out loud. The writing is sharp and funny, and the plot twists will actually break your brain (in the best way).

    If you love: Teen drama, LGBTQ storylines, the dynamic duo trope, badass women, colorful aesthetic, plot twists, and satire

    Where to watch it: Netflix

    11. The Flight Attendant

    HBO Max

    Kaley Cuoco stars as Cassie Bowden, a flight attendant who wakes up next to the corpse of the man she met and hooked up with the night before, but she can't remember anything that happened. In a panic, she cleans and flees the crime scene, hoping to get back to normal. When the FBI starts to suspect she had something to do with the murder, she starts her own investigation to figure out what really happened that night. If you weren't in love with Kaley Cuoco yet, you will be after watching this series.

    If you love: TV shows based on books, crime thrillers, hot mess heroes, killer fashion sense, and a lovable leading lady

    Where to watch it: HBO Max

    12. Glow

    Netflix

    Glow is a fictional retelling of the Gorgeous Ladies of Wrestling, who were made popular in the '80s. The series offers different backstories for its plethora of characters and how their lives changed after becoming wrestlers. This series is bright and fun, but does really well with serious moments. It's a show that connects the stories and experiences of many women while making them feel seen and heard.

    If you love: Badass women, LGBTQ and racial representation, '80s nostalgia, and colorful aesthetic

    Where to watch it: Netflix

    13. Midsommar

    A24

    Midsommar follows Dani, her boyfriend, and a group of her boyfriend's friends as they travel to a commune called HĂ€lsingland for the midsommar celebration. Everything feels bright and fun at first, but over the course of the movie, Dani and the others realize that there's something much more sinister at work in this commune. I won't spoil too much, but this is a movie where the female main character gets the hero story she fully deserves.

    If you love: Colorful aesthetics, low-key horror, "things aren't as they seem" trope, revenge stories, and a lovable leading lady

    Where to watch it: Amazon Prime Video

    14. And finally, Heathers

    New World Pictures / Everett Collection

    Heathers revolves around Veronica Sawyer, whose reputation is at stake after a mishap at a party, and she goes to drastic measures to save herself. This movie also introduces us to the iconic group the Heathers, who are a super-popular and stylish group of girls all named Heather. This film is highly satirical and delves into the complexities of high school life, bullying, and teenage angst. Like Promising Young Woman, this movie uses serious topics to tell a compelling, female-driven story.

    If you love: Teen angst, '80s nostalgia, black comedy, a lovable leading lady, and a colorful aesthetic

    Where to watch it: Hulu