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Written by Women

This list is for scripts or source material written or co-written by women. Recs welcome!

Of interest: letterboxd.com/film/without-lying-down-frances-marion-and-the-power-of-women-in-hollywood/

letterboxd.com/film/tales-from-the-script/

There are 393 films in this list released in the 1960s.

  • Rocco and His Brothers

    42

  • Cléo from 5 to 7

    49

  • Kwaidan

    78

  • Tokyo Olympiad

    79

  • The Leopard

    91

  • The House Is Black

    92

  • The Virgin Spring

    111

  • To Kill a Mockingbird

    121

  • Le Bonheur

    156

  • Uncle Yanco

    189

  • The Train

    191

  • Daisies

    207

  • The Swimmer

    246

  • Purple Noon

    288

  • Uptight

    307

  • Mary Poppins

    333

  • The Children's Hour

    337

  • Salut les Cubains

    359

  • Black Panthers

    374

  • Wait Until Dark

    384

  • Targets

    394

  • Funny Girl

    401

  • A Patch of Blue

    434

  • Naked Childhood

    453

  • Wings

    459

  • The Haunting

    502

  • Woman of the Lake

    511

  • The Birds

    525

  • Don't Look Now: We're Being Shot At

    572

  • An Actor's Revenge

    589

  • Salvatore Giuliano

    596

  • Bunny Lake Is Missing

    643

  • A Wanderer's Notebook

    652

  • The Arch

    703

  • Chronicle of Anna Magdalena Bach

    722

  • Woman in Chains

    734

  • …And the Fifth Horseman Is Fear

    767

  • Experiment in Terror

    774

  • El Dorado

    807

  • A Story Written with Water

    830

  • Last Summer

    894

  • It's a Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World

    917

  • The L-Shaped Room

    1023

  • Mademoiselle

    1034

  • Girls of Dark

    1045

  • The Pumpkin Eater

    1048

  • Something Different

    1071

  • Brief Encounters

    1083

  • Goodbye Again

    1105

  • La Musica

    1189

  • Sandra

    1190

  • Bed Peace

    1192

  • The Immortal Story

    1205

  • Where I Am Is Here

    1313

  • The Girls

    1315

  • The Passionate Thief

    1333

  • The Girl Who Knew Too Much

    1335

  • Junior and Karlson

    1353

  • True Grit

    1367

  • The 17th Parallel

    1370

  • One Hundred and One Dalmatians

    1371

  • To Die in Madrid

    1374

  • The Shooting

    1391

  • Cash Calls Hell

    1415

  • Bells Are Ringing

    1423

  • Hatari!

    1424

  • A Report on the Party and the Guests

    1447

  • J.T.

    1478

  • That Cold Day in the Park

    1481

  • Emotion

    1534

  • The Trouble with Angels

    1545

  • Ladybug Ladybug

    1559

  • The Heart Is a Lonely Hunter

    1590

  • David and Lisa

    1621

  • Murder She Said

    1644

  • The Leather Boys

    1668

  • The Chase

    1681

  • Self-Portrait

    1684

  • Tonight or Never

    1736

  • I basilischi

    1745

  • Werewolf

    1765

  • Murder at the Gallop

    1774

  • I'll Go to Santiago

    1797

  • The Unforgettable

    1841

  • Urbanissimo

    1952

  • Alone on the Pacific

    1953

  • Her Brother

    1956

  • Destroy, She Said

    1991

  • A Very Curious Girl

    2003

  • Loving Couples

    2018

  • Hitch-Hike

    2071

  • Kingdom in the Clouds

    2073

  • I Was Happy Here

    2113

  • The Broken Commandments

    2148

  • We've Got Rhythm

    2164

  • Doctor Glas

    2171

  • Blue Apron

    2244

  • Tender Moment

    2261

  • Pluft, o Fantasminha

    2292

  • Bonchi

    2335