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Films Directed by Women

Check out the official top 100 narrative feature films by women directors list

FAQ (please read before commenting)

1) Why is [movie by male director] on here?
In most cases (Slumdog Millionaire, The Act of Killing, Out 1, Bela Tarr's movies) there's a female co-director who isn't credited everywhere, sometimes (Lego Movie 2) they were originally credited as co-director and the credit was later changed to something else. Most of the time it's explained somewhere in the comments but of course it's possible that I accidentally added something that shouldn't be on here.
2) Why is [movie by trans director] on here?
Trans women are women, if they made a movie before they came out as trans women I gonna…

There are 159 mystery films in this list.

  • Hyouka: Forbidden Secrets
  • Raw
  • Challat of Tunis
  • Plain Clothes
  • Jane Doe: The Harder They Fall
  • Cropsey
  • Lies in Plain Sight
  • Unfair: The Answer
  • Joe Dirt
  • The Blue Light
  • Loving Vincent
  • Death Under Sail
  • The Midnight Swim
  • Before I Fall
  • Rosemary's Baby
  • The Night Manager
  • Fissures
  • An Inspector Calls
  • Texas Killing Fields
  • Sway
  • Sun Don't Shine
  • The Falling
  • Innocence
  • Evolution
  • Carver
  • The Adversary
  • Oriana
  • Batman: Year One
  • The Teckman Mystery
  • Baober in Love
  • Good Morning, Killer
  • D.O.A.
  • The Weight of Water
  • 6 Days, 6 Nights
  • Urban Ghost Story
  • Out 1
  • The Caveman's Valentine
  • Strangerland
  • The Headless Woman
  • Transmania
  • The Secret
  • Buster's Mal Heart
  • A Dry White Season
  • Criminal Passion
  • Broken Mirrors
  • Hush Little Baby
  • Cracks
  • Murder Is Easy
  • Get a Clue
  • The Tale
  • Surveillance
  • The Shooter
  • The Lady in Question
  • Planetarium
  • The Creatures
  • Ostende
  • Don't Look Back
  • Chameleon
  • Ghosted
  • Murder in a Small Town
  • The Amazing Transplant
  • Mary Loss of Soul
  • #Horror
  • Top of the Lake: China Girl
  • Hunt for the Labyrinth Killer
  • Double Xposure
  • Siesta
  • Berlin Syndrome
  • Soulmate
  • Deadly Sibling Rivalry
  • A Masculine Ending
  • Every Secret Thing
  • The Secret
  • Jaune le soleil
  • Talvar
  • Fingersmith
  • The Missing
  • The Institute
  • Amber Alert
  • Jane Doe: Eye of the Beholder
  • Princess Aurora
  • Sherlock Holmes
  • The Silence
  • Sucker Money
  • Three Cases of Murder
  • Spellbinder
  • Baxter, Vera Baxter
  • The Last Indulgence
  • Another Me
  • The Strange Color of Your Body's Tears
  • The Sisterhood of Night
  • The Woman Condemned
  • Spoor
  • In the Cut
  • Waking Madison
  • Revelations
  • Let the Devil Wear Black
  • K-19: The Widowmaker
  • Visible Secret
  • The Commune