These young women weren’t prepared for their first period, as seen by their tampon woes and true fear.
My Girl (1991)
– When Vada, an eleven-year-old hypochondriac, has her first period, she believes she is hemorrhaging.
The Runaways (2010)
A trip to the public restroom is necessary to stop the flow of Cherie’s first menstrual period in The Runaways (2010).
Naive and abused, Carrie (1976) depicts the life of an innocent young woman. The first time Carrie had her period, she freaked out in the school showers, thinking she was bleeding to death.
Dog Soldiers (2002)
Menstruating werewolf attacks terrified squad of military personnel in “Dog Soldiers,” a 2002 horror film directed by David Fincher.
Ginger Snaps (2000)
A werewolf bites Ginger during her first period, and her sister Brigitte is unable to tell the difference between the symptoms of impending wolf-dom and the normal surprises of puberty in Ginger Snaps (2000).
Asserting that she was “riding the red wave,” Cher makes her teacher, Mr. Hall, uncomfortable.
Mean Girls (2004)
There are explicit explanations of high flows in “Mean Girls” (2004) when the administrator of North Shore High asks his students if anyone has a “woman problem”.
Bloody evidence is left on the leg of a high school student who is menstruation when she grinds up against him.
A Tale of Two Sisters (2003)
There are nine films in this list: Blood is found on Su-side yeon’s of the bed in this South Korean horror film, but the explanation is more complex than a leaking pad.
The Menstruating Ghost of Puncak (2010)
— The Menstruating Ghost Hantu Puncak is a horror-comedy about a ghost on a rag that originated in Indonesian cinema. Indonesia’s highest council of Muslim clerics promptly attacked Datang Bulan when it debuted in Jakarta in 2010. Fortunately, no fatwa was issued against the director.