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

    1

  • A Little Princess

    2

  • The Plastic Age

    3

  • The Adventures of Prince Achmed

    4

  • Get Your Man

    5

  • Metropolis

    6

  • The Wild Party

    7

  • Anna Christie

    8

  • The Big House

    9

  • Madam Satan

    10

  • Min and Bill

    11

  • Mädchen in Uniform

    12

  • The Blue Light

    13

  • Merrily We Go to Hell

    14

  • Christopher Strong

    15

  • Queen Christina

    16

  • First a Girl

    17

  • Craig's Wife

    18

  • The Awful Truth

    19

  • The Bride Wore Red

    20

  • Bringing Up Baby

    21

  • The Women

    22

  • Dance, Girl, Dance

    23

  • Pride and Prejudice

    24

  • Meshes of the Afternoon

    25

  • Cover Girl

    26

  • The Uninvited

    27

  • Adam's Rib

    28

  • On the Town

    29

  • Harvey

    30

  • On Dangerous Ground

    31

  • On the Riviera

    32

  • Singin' in the Rain

    33

  • Sudden Fear

    34

  • The Band Wagon

    35

  • The Bigamist

    36

  • The Hitch-Hiker

    37

  • Cléo from 5 to 7

    38

  • Blood Feast

    39

  • What a Way to Go!

    40

  • Le Bonheur

    41

  • Daisies

    42

  • The Trouble with Angels

    43

  • Wings

    44

  • Valley of the Dolls

    45

  • Black Panthers

    46

  • The Belle Starr Story

    47

  • Funny Girl

    48

  • The Girls

    49

  • The Swimmer

    50

  • Lions Love

    51

  • Fruit of Paradise

    52

  • Wanda

    53

  • A New Leaf

    54

  • Sunday Bloody Sunday

    55

  • The Velvet Vampire

    56

  • The Seduction of Mimi

    57

  • The Long Goodbye

    58

  • Love and Anarchy

    59

  • Messiah of Evil

    60

  • Dirty Mary Crazy Larry

    61

  • Je, Tu, Il, Elle

    62

  • The Night Porter

    63

  • Swept Away

    64

  • Grey Gardens

    65

  • Hester Street

    66

  • The Lost Honor of Katharina Blum

    67

  • Seven Beauties

    68

  • Mikey and Nicky

    69

  • Suspiria

    70

  • Girlfriends

    71

  • The Second Awakening of Christa Klages

    72

  • Halloween

    73

  • Perfect Gentlemen

    74

  • My Brilliant Career

    75

  • Norma Rae

    76

  • Nine to Five

    77

  • Times Square

    78

  • The Decline of Western Civilization

    79

  • The Loveless

    80

  • Marianne and Juliane

    81

  • Annie

    82

  • E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial

    83

  • Fast Times at Ridgemont High

    84

  • Grease 2

    85

  • Illusions

    86

  • Ladies and Gentlemen, the Fabulous Stains

    87

  • Liquid Sky

    88

  • Losing Ground

    89

  • The Slumber Party Massacre

    90

  • Smithereens

    91

  • Starstruck

    92

  • Valley Girl

    93

  • Born in Flames

    94

  • Possibly in Michigan

    95

  • Silkwood

    96

  • Yentl

    97

  • Breakin' 2: Electric Boogaloo

    98

  • Johnny Dangerously

    99

  • Old Enough

    100