Movies missing female characters in the U.S. 2018, by ethnicity

A study conducted in 2019 revealed that 54 out of the top 100 movies in the United States did not feature any Asian or Asian American female characters, and 33 of these movies failed to include any Black or African women. For smaller minority groups the numbers were even higher, with 99 out of the top 100 movies featuring American Indian or Alaska Native women.

Number of top grossing movies without female speaking characters in the United States in 2018, by ethnicity

Number of movies without women
American Indian/Alaska Native99
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander97
Middle Eastern/North African92
Latinas70
Asian/Asian American54
Multiracial/other groups51
Black/African33
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Source

Release date

September 2019

Region

United States

Survey time period

2018

Special properties

based on the top 100 films of 2018

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