Women-made Films

Good and/or notable movies written and/or directed by women, arranged by year. Will continually add more as I see them. Click "Read notes" to see relevant writer/director credits.

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  • Mabel's Strange Predicament
  • A Little Princess
  • The Plastic Age
  • The Adventures of Prince Achmed
  • Get Your Man
  • Metropolis
  • The Wild Party
  • Anna Christie
  • The Big House
  • Madam Satan
  • Min and Bill
  • Mädchen in Uniform
  • The Blue Light
  • Merrily We Go to Hell
  • Christopher Strong
  • Queen Christina
  • First a Girl
  • The Awful Truth
  • The Bride Wore Red
  • Bringing Up Baby
  • The Women
  • Dance, Girl, Dance
  • Pride and Prejudice
  • Meshes of the Afternoon
  • Cover Girl
  • The Uninvited
  • Adam's Rib
  • On the Town
  • Harvey
  • On the Riviera
  • Singin' in the Rain
  • Sudden Fear
  • The Band Wagon
  • The Bigamist
  • The Hitch-Hiker
  • Cléo from 5 to 7
  • What a Way to Go!
  • Le Bonheur
  • Daisies
  • The Trouble with Angels
  • Wings
  • Valley of the Dolls
  • Black Panthers
  • The Belle Starr Story
  • The Girls
  • The Swimmer
  • Lions Love
  • Fruit of Paradise
  • Wanda
  • A New Leaf
  • Sunday Bloody Sunday
  • The Seduction of Mimi
  • The Long Goodbye
  • Love and Anarchy
  • Messiah of Evil
  • Dirty Mary Crazy Larry
  • Je, Tu, Il, Elle
  • The Night Porter
  • Swept Away
  • Grey Gardens
  • Hester Street
  • The Lost Honor of Katharina Blum
  • Seven Beauties
  • Mikey and Nicky
  • Suspiria
  • Girlfriends
  • The Second Awakening of Christa Klages
  • Halloween
  • Perfect Gentlemen
  • My Brilliant Career
  • Nine to Five
  • Times Square
  • The Decline of Western Civilization
  • The Loveless
  • Marianne and Juliane
  • Annie
  • E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial
  • Fast Times at Ridgemont High
  • Grease 2
  • Ladies and Gentlemen, the Fabulous Stains
  • Liquid Sky
  • Losing Ground
  • The Slumber Party Massacre
  • Smithereens
  • Starstruck
  • Valley Girl
  • Born in Flames
  • Possibly in Michigan
  • Silkwood
  • Yentl
  • Breakin' 2: Electric Boogaloo
  • Johnny Dangerously
  • Old Enough
  • Suburbia
  • The Terminator
  • The Adventures of Mark Twain
  • Desert Hearts
  • Desperately Seeking Susan
  • Girls Just Want to Have Fun
  • Just One of the Guys