Girlhood Revisited: Women's Coming-of-Age Films

A chronological roundup of women's coming-of-age movies written and/or directed by women. Starts from the silent era and goes all the way up through today.

There are 174 films in this list released in the 1990s.

  • Reach for the Sky
  • Oranges Are Not the Only Fruit
  • Streets
  • C'est La Vie
  • Crocodiles in Amsterdam
  • Death at Oslo Central Station
  • An Angel at My Table
  • A Girl of the Limberlost
  • Polly: Comin' Home!
  • TIL EN UKJENT
  • Pink Lightning
  • The Devils, the Devils
  • Amelia Lópes O'Neill
  • Dogfight
  • The Man in the Moon
  • This Is My Life
  • Fish Soup
  • Big Girls Don't Cry... They Get Even
  • Poison Ivy
  • Gas Food Lodging
  • Dark Horse
  • Buffy the Vampire Slayer
  • As in Heaven
  • Autumn Moon
  • Just Another Girl on the I.R.T.
  • Desperate Choices: To Save My Child
  • A Message from Holly
  • Rudaali
  • Rhythm of the Saints
  • Moving
  • Goggle Eyes
  • White Marriage
  • Alex
  • The Sex of the Stars
  • The Secret Garden
  • The Joy Luck Club
  • Bhaji on the Beach
  • The Lotus Eaters
  • Household Saints
  • Me and Veronica
  • Loku Duwa
  • Deadly Advice
  • Passions
  • Mina Tannenbaum
  • Sin and Redemption
  • Far from the Barbarians
  • Picture Bride
  • Boulevard
  • Shattered Lives
  • Mi Vida Loca
  • Awakening
  • Confessions of a Sorority Girl
  • Eat Drink Man Woman
  • Only the Brave
  • Loaded
  • Heavenly Creatures
  • Jailbreakers
  • Crows
  • The Innocent
  • For the Love of Nancy
  • U.S. Go Home
  • Victory
  • Portrait of a Young Girl at the End of the '60s in Brussels
  • Little Women
  • Angela
  • The Unloved
  • The Incredibly True Adventure of Two Girls in Love
  • The Midwife's Tale
  • Mad Love
  • Johnny's Girl
  • A Single Girl
  • Pocahontas: The Legend
  • Is Mausi Coming Out?
  • True Crime
  • Art for Teachers of Children
  • The Baby-Sitters Club
  • Harvest Home
  • Now and Then
  • Hi, Are You Alone?
  • Manny & Lo
  • Petite sœur
  • Sweet Temptation
  • Parklands
  • Her Last Chance
  • Not Fourteen Again
  • Nenette and Boni
  • Mary Jane's Not a Virgin Anymore
  • Girls Town
  • Foxfire
  • I Love You, I Love You Not
  • Ripe
  • Everyone's Child
  • The Fragile Heart
  • Stella Does Tricks
  • Bengbulan
  • Lying Eyes
  • Bastard Out of Carolina
  • Beyond Silence
  • Nights Below Station Street
  • Little Girls