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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 144 historical films in this list released in the 2010s.

  • The Favourite

    77

  • The Green Book: Guide to Freedom

    223

  • First Cow

    266

  • In This Corner of the World

    299

  • A Taxi Driver

    324

  • Hidden Figures

    346

  • Dallas Buyers Club

    370

  • Selma

    453

  • This Magnificent Cake!

    546

  • Matt Shepard Is a Friend of Mine

    552

  • Adriana's Pact

    741

  • The Innocents

    764

  • A Royal Affair

    790

  • We Are Moluccans

    816

  • To Walk Invisible

    873

  • The Portuguese Woman

    1013

  • This Land Is Mine

    1057

  • Yours in Sisterhood

    1237

  • Testament of Youth

    1256

  • The Illinois Parables

    1260

  • Funan

    1316

  • Ku’damm 59

    1320

  • Official Secrets

    1330

  • Another Day of Life

    1379

  • Matt Shepard Is a Friend of Mine

    1436

  • Stories from the Chestnut Woods

    1442

  • Black Venus

    1472

  • After the Apology

    1488

  • The First King: Birth of an Empire

    1598

  • The Little House

    1609

  • The Flowers of War

    1627

  • Above and Beyond

    1640

  • First They Killed My Father

    1724

  • The Guernsey Literary & Potato Peel Pie Society

    1874

  • Saint Barbara

    1898

  • The Girls in the Band

    1940

  • Colette

    2020

  • Underwater Dreams

    2024

  • 1917

    2035

  • Saving Mr. Banks

    2048

  • Stefan Zweig: Farewell to Europe

    2129

  • All These Voices

    2134

  • Wild Nights with Emily

    2183

  • We Are Moluccans

    2222

  • The Post

    2237

  • 1971

    2300

  • Oxygen

    2325

  • Kästner And Little Tuesday

    2609

  • Lil Tokyo Reporter

    2705

  • Burma Soldier

    2776

  • An Impossible Love

    2940

  • The Assassin

    3054

  • Susi Susanti - Love All

    3228

  • Fabrizio De André: Principe libero

    3304

  • Kurara: The Dazzling Life of Hokusai's Daughter

    3394

  • Elles... Les filles du Plessis

    3404

  • The Prado Museum: A Collection of Wonders

    3415

  • Babička aneb Jak to bylo doopravdy

    3429

  • At the Foot of the Rainbow

    3648

  • Catherine the Great

    3692

  • Die letzten 30 Jahre

    3759

  • Francesco

    3823

  • Looking for Kadija

    3960

  • Youth

    4433

  • The Liberators

    4451

  • The Invisibles

    4464

  • Margaret Mitchell: American Rebel

    4743

  • The Spacewalker

    4749

  • Beyond Gay: The Politics of Pride

    4883

  • Maestra

    5084

  • Titanic: The Aftermath

    5173

  • Ich werde nicht schweigen

    6562

  • The Rape of Recy Taylor

    6576

  • Vanishing Pearls: The Oystermen of Pointe à la Hache

    6609

  • Pour Djamila

    6857

  • A Field in England

    6922

  • Ein weites Herz

    7087

  • Deckname Holec

    7277

  • Suffragette

    7442

  • Fuse: Memoirs of the Hunter Girl

    7640

  • The Zookeeper's Wife

    7771

  • Demonic

    7951

  • Die Seelen im Feuer

    8164

  • White Lies

    8193

  • The Magic Mountain

    8460

  • Die Hebamme - Auf Leben und Tod

    8544

  • Maya Deren's Sink

    8568

  • Confirmation

    8571

  • Fordson: Faith, Fasting, Football

    8657

  • Mia Martini - I Am Mia

    8922

  • Buddha 2: The Endless Journey

    9413

  • Cliffs of Freedom

    9434

  • Clara Immerwahr

    9585

  • 3 Heroines

    9683

  • Bones of Contention

    9694

  • Outlaw King

    9878

  • Lou Andreas-Salomé, The Audacity to be Free

    9971

  • Osamu Tezuka's Buddha: The Great Departure

    10076

  • Gold

    10133

  • The Royal Exchange

    10135