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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 545 films in this list released in the 1970s.

  • Jeanne Dielman, 23, Quai du Commerce 1080 Bruxelles

    31

  • The Ascent

    34

  • Celine and Julie Go Boating

    45

  • Out 1

    54

  • Nashville

    67

  • Day for Night

    71

  • The Long Goodbye

    76

  • 3 Women

    80

  • F for Fake

    91

  • News from Home

    95

  • The Meetings of Anna

    105

  • The Marriage of Maria Braun

    158

  • Halloween

    164

  • Suspiria

    175

  • Trás-os-Montes

    213

  • Mikey and Nicky

    222

  • Girlfriends

    234

  • Seven Beauties

    239

  • A New Leaf

    254

  • Love and Anarchy

    264

  • One Sings, the Other Doesn't

    265

  • Five Easy Pieces

    290

  • Witchhammer

    303

  • The American Friend

    308

  • Powers of Ten

    318

  • Picnic at Hanging Rock

    329

  • Small Change

    333

  • Wanda

    366

  • Asparagus

    378

  • Daguerréotypes

    381

  • The Man Who Would Be King

    387

  • Son Nom de Venise dans Calcutta Désert

    417

  • Don't Look Now

    431

  • Real Life

    455

  • Ludwig

    459

  • Chilly Scenes of Winter

    497

  • Dirty Harry

    521

  • The Other Side of the Underneath

    528

  • The Long Farewell

    571

  • Peppermint Soda

    578

  • Baxter, Vera Baxter

    595

  • Je, Tu, Il, Elle

    598

  • Ticket of No Return

    606

  • Grass Labyrinth

    616

  • Aurélia Steiner (Melbourne)

    620

  • Beauty and the Beast

    623

  • The Breach

    629

  • American Graffiti

    661

  • India Song

    673

  • Sisters, or The Balance of Happiness

    674

  • Sea of Roses

    676

  • Invisible Adversaries

    734

  • F for Fake Trailer

    740

  • The Landlord

    768

  • Out 1: Spectre

    796

  • Coming Home

    801

  • Valerie and Her Week of Wonders

    842

  • My Brilliant Career

    845

  • Double Labyrinthe

    847

  • Attica

    858

  • Bread and Chocolate

    871

  • The Innocent

    872

  • Conversation Piece

    895

  • The Black Stallion

    903

  • Aurélia Steiner (Vancouver)

    944

  • The Wanderers

    949

  • The Panic in Needle Park

    951

  • Adoption

    962

  • The Brickmakers

    974

  • Les mains négatives

    1023

  • One Way or Another

    1028

  • Numéro Deux

    1040

  • The Story of Adele H.

    1049

  • Puzzle of a Downfall Child

    1055

  • Fruit of Paradise

    1056

  • Women Reply

    1065

  • The Seduction of Mimi

    1124

  • You and Me

    1143

  • The Mad Adventures of Rabbi Jacob

    1152

  • Joyce at 34

    1154

  • The Man Who Loved Women

    1162

  • Le Navire Night

    1167

  • A Wedding

    1173

  • The Lost Honor of Katharina Blum

    1178

  • ...And Justice for All

    1188

  • Not a Pretty Picture

    1198

  • Three Wishes for Cinderella

    1200

  • Woman of the Ganges

    1220

  • The Sealed Soil

    1224

  • Jesus of Nazareth

    1231

  • Diary of an African Nun

    1248

  • Mama

    1252

  • Swept Away

    1264

  • Zombie Flesh Eaters

    1271

  • Without Anesthesia

    1283

  • Nathalie Granger

    1300

  • Wise Blood

    1318

  • Messiah of Evil

    1322

  • Sisters

    1391

  • Diary of a Mad Housewife

    1403