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 214 comedy films in this list.

  • The Poor Little Rich Girl
  • Rebecca of Sunnybrook Farm
  • Johanna Enlists
  • Daddy-Long-Legs
  • The Hoodlum
  • Pollyanna
  • Penny of Top Hill Trail
  • East Is West
  • Are Parents People?
  • Little Annie Rooney
  • Show People
  • Daddy Long Legs
  • Blind Date
  • Three Smart Girls
  • When Love Is Young
  • Little Miss Roughneck
  • Girls' School
  • Just Around the Corner
  • Nancy Drew... Reporter
  • The Foundling
  • High School
  • It's a Date
  • Haunted House
  • Nice Girl?
  • Small Town Deb
  • Kathleen
  • Heart of the Rio Grande
  • My Sister Eileen
  • The Youngest Profession
  • Janie
  • Twice Blessed
  • Junior Miss
  • Holiday Camp
  • Finishing School
  • The Moon Has Risen
  • Gidget
  • The Greengage Summer
  • Summer Magic
  • Gidget Goes to Rome
  • The Trouble with Angels
  • Georgy Girl
  • Daisies
  • Blow Up My Town
  • Without a Stitch
  • Nicht Fummeln, Liebling
  • Tell Me That You Love Me, Junie Moon
  • Faustine and the Beautiful Summer
  • The Girl on the Broomstick
  • The Girl Most Likely to...
  • The Cousin
  • Sheila Levine is Dead and Living in New York
  • Small Change
  • Mimì Bluette... fiore del mio giardino
  • The Fruit Is Ripe
  • Peppermint Soda
  • Rich Kids
  • The Party
  • Little Darlings
  • Starstruck
  • Puberty Blues
  • Carnival
  • Grease 2
  • Annie
  • Fast Times at Ridgemont High
  • Ladies and Gentlemen, the Fabulous Stains
  • The Party 2
  • Experience Preferred...But Not Essential
  • Miss All-American Beauty
  • Valley Girl
  • Private School
  • Desperate Teenage Lovedolls
  • Joy of Sex
  • Irreconcilable Differences
  • Louise... l'insoumise
  • Breaking All the Rules
  • Girls Just Want to Have Fun
  • Seven Minutes in Heaven
  • My American Cousin
  • An Impudent Girl
  • Welcome to 18
  • The Worst Witch
  • Bach and Broccoli
  • Sunny Smile
  • The Allnighter
  • She Has a Broom, He Has a Black Hat
  • The Little Coquette
  • Student Exchange
  • Mystic Pizza
  • Dad Is Gone, Mom Also
  • Parent Trap III
  • Teen Witch
  • Miss Firecracker
  • Shag
  • Parent Trap: Hawaiian Honeymoon
  • C'est La Vie
  • Pink Lightning
  • Big Girls Don't Cry... They Get Even
  • Buffy the Vampire Slayer
  • Goggle Eyes
  • Bhaji on the Beach