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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 1,428 films in this list released in the 1990s.

  • Baseball

    9

  • Before Sunrise

    24

  • The Lion King

    26

  • Three Colors: Red

    35

  • The Matrix

    55

  • Three Colors: Blue

    59

  • La Belle Noiseuse

    68

  • U.S. Go Home

    69

  • Pride and Prejudice

    74

  • Farewell My Concubine

    79

  • Portrait of a Young Girl at the End of the '60s in Brussels

    89

  • Beau Travail

    104

  • Jacquot de Nantes

    108

  • Up, Down, Fragile

    116

  • Through the Olive Trees

    123

  • Friends

    140

  • Ratcatcher

    149

  • Toy Story 2

    162

  • My Voyage to Italy

    165

  • Mulan

    168

  • Moving

    176

  • News from a Personal War

    178

  • La Ceremonie

    179

  • Beauty and the Beast

    182

  • Antigone

    184

  • Flowers of Shanghai

    201

  • Eat Drink Man Woman

    215

  • Kanehsatake: 270 Years of Resistance

    231

  • The Nightmare Before Christmas

    236

  • Beggars and Noblemen

    253

  • The Sound of the Shaking Earth

    263

  • Thelma & Louise

    282

  • Sink or Swim

    283

  • The Remains of the Day

    291

  • Microcosmos

    301

  • From the East

    316

  • Green Snake

    321

  • Fear City: A Family-Style Comedy

    344

  • Goodbye South, Goodbye

    359

  • The Watermelon Woman

    363

  • Braindead

    364

  • Foreign Land

    365

  • Twelve Monkeys

    367

  • Edward Scissorhands

    395

  • Taiga

    403

  • Joan the Maid I: The Battles

    419

  • The Silences of the Palace

    421

  • Sense and Sensibility

    439

  • Comet in Moominland

    446

  • An Angel at My Table

    452

  • Three Colors: White

    485

  • The Puppetmaster

    498

  • Suzaku

    502

  • Secret Defense

    507

  • 10 Things I Hate About You

    512

  • Girl, Interrupted

    550

  • Lothringen!

    553

  • The Company of Strangers

    554

  • The Apple

    575

  • Metal and Melancholy

    580

  • Gasman

    582

  • The Piano

    587

  • Antonia's Line

    608

  • Howards End

    622

  • Orlando

    625

  • Boys Don't Cry

    633

  • Mary Jane's Not a Virgin Anymore

    649

  • Hide and Seek

    655

  • Bound

    660

  • Daughters of the Dust

    685

  • Crows

    691

  • The Mutants

    703

  • The Search for Signs of Intelligent Life in the Universe

    707

  • Queen Margot

    710

  • Heavenly Creatures

    713

  • Primal Fear

    719

  • Fried Green Tomatoes

    724

  • But I'm a Cheerleader

    727

  • The Talented Mr. Ripley

    733

  • A Little Princess

    736

  • Barbra Streisand: The Concert

    743

  • Good Men, Good Women

    750

  • Clueless

    756

  • I Can't Sleep

    762

  • South Park: Bigger, Longer & Uncut

    774

  • Travolta and Me

    783

  • The Virgin Suicides

    810

  • When the Day Breaks

    815

  • Wives and Daughters

    817

  • Persuasion

    826

  • Country of the Deaf

    828

  • Ladybird Ladybird

    836

  • Eve's Bayou

    846

  • Little Women

    849

  • Iron Monkey

    856

  • The Line, the Cross & the Curve

    880

  • Divorce Iranian Style

    902

  • Bad Lieutenant

    910

  • The ABC Murders

    914

  • Dead Man Walking

    918