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“Good For Her” Cinematic Universe

Hello and welcome to the “good for her” cinematic universe! Is there really anything better than thinking “good for her” while a woman achieves her dreams or receives an end to her story that is actually satisfying? NO!!! 

I do not add films to the list until after I’ve personally seen them! Would love to hear your suggestions for future additions! If I haven’t seen your suggestion, I’ll add it to my watchlist and attempt to see it asap! 

Looking for an IRL “good for her” watch? Check out the sister list, “Powerful Women IRL”, a list of female focused documentaries!

Please note: Being a member of this list does NOT always mean the character's ending is specifically being viewed as a stereotypical “happy ending”.

  • Eyes Without a Face
  • A Woman of Paris: A Drama of Fate
  • Singin' in the Rain
  • The Hidden Fortress
  • Cléo from 5 to 7
  • The Insect Woman
  • The Sound of Music
  • Daisies
  • The Young Girls of Rochefort
  • The Velvet Vampire
  • The Texas Chain Saw Massacre
  • Alice Doesn't Live Here Anymore
  • Je, Tu, Il, Elle
  • Jeanne Dielman, 23, Quai du Commerce 1080 Bruxelles
  • Carrie
  • Suspiria
  • House
  • Candleshoe
  • Days of Heaven
  • Norma Rae
  • Alien
  • The Shining
  • Private Benjamin
  • Ms .45
  • Losing Ground
  • Cane River
  • The Last Unicorn
  • Born in Flames
  • Nausicaä of the Valley of the Wind
  • The Terminator
  • Tampopo
  • Labyrinth
  • Aliens
  • Castle in the Sky
  • She's Gotta Have It
  • Hellraiser
  • The Princess Bride
  • Broadcast News
  • Beetlejuice
  • Heathers
  • Celia
  • When Harry Met Sally...
  • Kiki's Delivery Service
  • Steel Magnolias
  • She-Devil
  • The Silence of the Lambs
  • Terminator 2: Judgment Day
  • Only Yesterday
  • The Addams Family
  • My Girl
  • Alien³
  • Batman Returns
  • Orlando
  • Three Colors: Blue
  • Sleepless in Seattle
  • Poetic Justice
  • The Secret Garden
  • The Joy Luck Club
  • Addams Family Values
  • River of Grass
  • Three Colors: Red
  • Chungking Express
  • Léon: The Professional
  • When Night Is Falling
  • While You Were Sleeping
  • Clueless
  • The Baby-Sitters Club
  • Waiting to Exhale
  • The Watermelon Woman
  • Fargo
  • The Craft
  • Matilda
  • Princess Mononoke
  • Eve's Bayou
  • Titanic
  • Cinderella
  • Alien Resurrection
  • Anastasia
  • Ringu
  • Mulan
  • The Parent Trap
  • Pleasantville
  • Jawbreaker
  • 10 Things I Hate About You
  • The Mummy
  • Being John Malkovich
  • Audition
  • But I'm a Cheerleader
  • Girl, Interrupted
  • Erin Brockovich
  • Love & Basketball
  • Coyote Ugly
  • Almost Famous
  • Moulin Rouge!
  • Bridget Jones's Diary
  • Amélie
  • Y Tu Mamá También
  • Legally Blonde
  • Spirited Away
  • The Princess Diaries