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 94 family films in this list.

  • Pollyanna
  • Little Women
  • My Pal Wolf
  • National Velvet
  • Banjo
  • Little Women
  • Lili
  • Problem Child
  • All Mine to Give
  • Pollyanna
  • Summer Magic
  • Island of the Blue Dolphins
  • The Trouble with Angels
  • Windy Day
  • Happy Magic
  • About Show-White
  • The Girl on the Broomstick
  • In Your Dad's Pocket
  • A Major Role for Rosmaryna
  • Teach Me to Dance
  • International Velvet
  • Sooner or Later
  • The Party
  • I Think I'm Having A Baby
  • Kamilla
  • Grease 2
  • Annie
  • The Useless Girl
  • Donkey's Hide
  • Forever Young
  • A Summer at Grandpa's
  • And Then Came Bumbo...
  • Girls Just Want to Have Fun
  • Desert Bloom
  • The Worst Witch
  • Bach and Broccoli
  • She Has a Broom, He Has a Black Hat
  • Student Exchange
  • The Secret Garden
  • For Keeps
  • Kamilla and the Thief
  • The Squirrel and the Magic Shell
  • Parent Trap III
  • Polly
  • Parent Trap: Hawaiian Honeymoon
  • Reach for the Sky
  • Polly: Comin' Home!
  • The Man in the Moon
  • Big Girls Don't Cry... They Get Even
  • Dark Horse
  • The Secret Garden
  • Pocahontas: The Legend
  • The Baby-Sitters Club
  • Now and Then
  • I Love You, I Love You Not
  • A Child's Wish
  • Only Clouds Move the Stars
  • Frog and Wombat
  • Annaluise & Anton
  • Frankie & Hazel
  • An American Rhapsody
  • The Princess Diaries
  • What About Your Friends: Weekend Get-Away
  • Whale Rider
  • Lille frk Norge
  • Ella Enchanted
  • All You've Got
  • She's the Man
  • Cow Belles
  • American Primitive
  • Dancing Trees
  • The Last Song
  • Tell Me O Kkhuda
  • Camilla Dickinson
  • About Scout
  • Jack of the Red Hearts
  • Queen of Niendorf
  • Win By Fall
  • Rosie & Moussa
  • Back of the Net
  • The Snow Maiden
  • Acts of Worship
  • Wild Chicks in Love
  • The Wild Chicks
  • The Wild Chicks and Life
  • Sarah, the Little Princess
  • Wansapanataym The Movie
  • Wish
  • Raspberry Magic
  • Elephant in the Hospital
  • Mein Lotta-Leben
  • Aviya's Summer
  • Seppan
  • Go Figure