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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 2,452 films in this list released in the 2000s.

  • The Holy Girl

    777

  • Thief or Reality

    787

  • The Sky Turns

    793

  • White Material

    803

  • Lars and the Real Girl

    811

  • The Gathering

    812

  • Ellen DeGeneres: Here and Now

    813

  • Summer Wars

    820

  • The Life and Times of Frida Kahlo

    822

  • Screaming Queens: The Riot at Compton's Cafeteria

    823

  • Buddha Collapsed Out of Shame

    825

  • Three Days to Forever

    831

  • Café Lumière

    833

  • The Year My Parents Went on Vacation

    844

  • Ellen DeGeneres: The Beginning

    850

  • Summer Palace

    851

  • Thirst

    857

  • A Brand New Life

    862

  • Metal: A Headbanger's Journey

    863

  • I Knew It Was You: Rediscovering John Cazale

    877

  • I Am Love

    892

  • Mr. and Mrs. Iyer

    898

  • Peter & the Wolf

    899

  • Liberty and Homeland

    906

  • Sita Sings the Blues

    907

  • The Way Home

    915

  • Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince

    923

  • The Son's Room

    927

  • The Night of Truth

    930

  • Manjadikuru

    931

  • The Blossoming of Maximo Oliveros

    936

  • Herb & Dorothy

    940

  • Paragraph 175

    941

  • Together

    946

  • The Happiness of the Katakuris

    947

  • The Days Between

    954

  • Barbie as The Princess & the Pauper

    957

  • Amélia

    976

  • Frida

    977

  • Digimon Adventure: Our War Game

    985

  • Waikiki Brothers

    995

  • Down There

    1004

  • A Love to Hide

    1009

  • Innocence

    1010

  • Iluminados

    1014

  • Reel Injun

    1015

  • Everyone Else

    1026

  • The Story of the Weeping Camel

    1031

  • Before the Fall: Hitlers Elite

    1033

  • Blackpool

    1036

  • Water

    1038

  • Gubra

    1046

  • Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix

    1048

  • Notes on a Scandal

    1050

  • Juno

    1051

  • Mundane History

    1053

  • War Dance

    1063

  • Sky, Wind, Fire, Water, Earth

    1064

  • Fat Girl

    1070

  • Outlaw Comic: The Censoring of Bill Hicks

    1078

  • I'm Not Scared

    1080

  • Kamome Diner

    1083

  • The Machine

    1088

  • Monster

    1089

  • Take Care of My Cat

    1090

  • The Devil Wears Prada

    1097

  • The Forest for the Trees

    1103

  • A Change of Heart

    1107

  • Mississippi Damned

    1108

  • Narradores de Javé

    1109

  • The Tuner

    1111

  • Import/Export

    1113

  • Hanging Garden

    1117

  • The Order of Myths

    1119

  • The Secret Life of Words

    1131

  • Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets

    1136

  • Blue

    1138

  • Raising Victor Vargas

    1156

  • Got 2 Believe

    1165

  • Sugar

    1174

  • Home

    1177

  • Kiss Me Kate

    1179

  • Three Monkeys

    1180

  • The Edukators

    1183

  • One More Chance

    1187

  • Kabei: Our Mother

    1193

  • Whispering Sands

    1201

  • What Is It Worth?

    1206

  • The Mourning Forest

    1209

  • My Dad Is 100 Years Old

    1212

  • My Life Without Me

    1216

  • Joni Mitchell: Woman of Heart and Mind

    1219

  • Day Night Day Night

    1225

  • Monsoon Wedding

    1227

  • Drupadi

    1228

  • Kabhi Khushi Kabhie Gham

    1229

  • Under the Sand

    1235

  • West of Pluto

    1246

  • Erin Brockovich

    1265

  • Chekhovian Motifs

    1272