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 157 films in this list released in the 2000s.

  • Girlfight
  • Cheeky
  • Wildflowers
  • Swimming
  • Love & Basketball
  • Sharing the Secret
  • Hidden Whisper
  • Kya Kehna
  • The Truth About Jane
  • Daria in 'Is It Fall Yet?'
  • The Day I Became a Woman
  • Desire
  • Parsley Days
  • Frankie & Hazel
  • Girls Can't Swim
  • Cora Unashamed
  • Hair Under the Roses
  • The Amati Girls
  • My First Mister
  • Lost and Delirious
  • Sugar & Spice
  • Domenica
  • Fat Girl
  • Girls on Top
  • Tart
  • Rain
  • An American Rhapsody
  • Stranger Inside
  • The Princess Diaries
  • Disco Pigs
  • Things Behind the Sun
  • What Girls Learn
  • Le Ciel sur la tête
  • Beijing Rocks
  • Me Without You
  • Bear's Kiss
  • Blue Car
  • Real Women Have Curves
  • Daria in 'Is It College Yet?'
  • Bend It Like Beckham
  • Due East
  • The Best Day of My Life
  • What About Your Friends: Weekend Get-Away
  • Olga's Summer
  • Blue Crush
  • Girl
  • Sparkhouse
  • Long Life, Happiness and Prosperity
  • Whale Rider
  • Moonlight
  • The Most Beautiful Man in the World
  • White Oleander
  • Virgin
  • The Kite
  • Thirteen
  • Fast Food High
  • Sans elle...
  • Homeless to Harvard: The Liz Murray Story
  • Diary of a Provincial Girl
  • Carolina
  • How to Deal
  • Girls Can Get Away with Anything
  • Love that Boy
  • Falling Angels
  • Travelling Light
  • Lille frk Norge
  • Girlhood
  • Suburban Virgin
  • Café Lumière
  • Speak
  • D.E.B.S.
  • Confessions of a Teenage Drama Queen
  • Ella Enchanted
  • The Holy Girl
  • A Common Thread
  • In the Battlefields
  • Somersault
  • My Friend Henry
  • The Color of Milk
  • Stray Dogs
  • Stranger
  • Admissions
  • The Tollbooth
  • Victoire
  • Amu
  • How the Garcia Girls Spent Their Summer
  • The Ballad of Jack and Rose
  • Linda Linda Linda
  • Eve and the Fire Horse
  • All You've Got
  • She's the Man
  • Cow Belles
  • Stick It
  • The Way I Spent the End of the World
  • Blame It on Fidel!
  • Almost Adult
  • Hounddog
  • A Week Alone
  • Some Things That Stay
  • Water Lilies