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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 2,449 films in this list released in the 2000s.

  • A Dog's Will

    6

  • The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King

    10

  • The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring

    17

  • Before Sunset

    25

  • The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers

    28

  • The Beaches of Agnès

    42

  • Howl's Moving Castle

    57

  • North & South

    62

  • Apocalypse: The Second World War

    93

  • Monsters, Inc.

    106

  • Persepolis

    109

  • Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban

    120

  • The Piano Teacher

    122

  • Brokeback Mountain

    133

  • Mother

    150

  • The Gleaners & I

    177

  • Pride & Prejudice

    185

  • Lost in Translation

    191

  • 35 Shots of Rum

    196

  • In the Darkness of Time

    218

  • Emma

    224

  • Tokyo Sonata

    228

  • Magnifico

    245

  • Jane Eyre

    251

  • Legally Blonde: The Musical

    274

  • American Psycho

    289

  • Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon

    302

  • Sympathy for Lady Vengeance

    309

  • The Story of Marie and Julien

    327

  • La Ciénaga

    328

  • Millennium Mambo

    340

  • Fiction.

    341

  • Love for Share

    349

  • Wasp

    350

  • Dig!

    358

  • Fragile as the World

    361

  • Oxhide II

    362

  • The Duchess of Langeais

    376

  • Saving Face

    383

  • Sherina's Adventure

    398

  • Daria in 'Is It College Yet?'

    405

  • The Day I Became a Woman

    414

  • Cranford

    434

  • Daria in 'Is It Fall Yet?'

    438

  • Wendy and Lucy

    441

  • Cherry Blossoms

    457

  • V for Vendetta

    461

  • Shara

    473

  • Blame It on Fidel!

    474

  • Shakespeare and Victor Hugo's Intimacies

    479

  • For One More Hour With You

    481

  • Wit

    483

  • The Girl Who Leapt Through Time

    488

  • What's Up with Love?

    490

  • Blood Tea and Red String

    500

  • District 9

    501

  • A Beautiful Mind

    510

  • Talentime

    517

  • Love and Honor

    518

  • Deliver Us from Evil

    520

  • Swades

    526

  • Presto

    538

  • Half-Life

    539

  • Lust, Caution

    543

  • Fish Tank

    544

  • Three Times

    547

  • Cardcaptor Sakura: The Sealed Card

    566

  • Sense and Sensibility

    572

  • Friday Night

    574

  • Morvern Callar

    590

  • La Vie en Rose

    603

  • Black

    611

  • The Intruder

    630

  • Time to Die

    636

  • Mukhsin

    638

  • Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone

    642

  • The Second Renaissance Part I

    648

  • O Povo Brasileiro

    650

  • The Danish Poet

    657

  • The Second Renaissance Part II

    670

  • Mean Girls

    671

  • Kung Fu Hustle

    675

  • Endo

    679

  • Dear Pyongyang

    680

  • Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire

    693

  • The Fourth Dimension

    705

  • Homage to Zgougou the Cat

    712

  • The Wonder Years

    716

  • Gaea Girls

    717

  • American Splendor

    721

  • Adrift in Tokyo

    722

  • Fingersmith

    730

  • Away from Her

    739

  • Wanda Sykes: I'ma Be Me

    744

  • The Hedgehog

    745

  • O'er the Land

    747

  • The Old Place

    755

  • After the Wedding

    758

  • The Pixar Story

    761

  • The Cave of the Yellow Dog

    772