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My 100 Favorite Films Directed By Women

This list isn't done and will definitely change.

It's mostly ranked now, but I hate rankings especially since there are many films I haven't seen in over 20 years.

Few stats:
*16 Documentaries
*Sadly, 37 films are from the last decade. This is due, in part, to the fact that I haven't seen any of Chantal Akerman's films (and only 1 Wertmuller and Denis).
*I am thrilled to have films from all decades since 1920 in this list.

Using Vanessa's Films By Women list, I have seen 314 of them. I have so many more to see.
letterboxd.com/michaelhaneke/list/films-directed-by-women/

  • The Piano

    1

  • Cléo from 5 to 7

    2

  • Lost in Translation

    3

  • Meshes of the Afternoon

    4

  • City of God

    5

  • Portrait of a Lady on Fire

    6

  • Me and You and Everyone We Know

    7

  • Hearts of Darkness: A Filmmaker's Apocalypse

    8

  • Mustang

    9

  • Eve's Bayou

    10

  • Stories We Tell

    11

  • Faces Places

    12

  • Gas Food Lodging

    13

  • An Angel at My Table

    14

  • Paris Is Burning

    15

  • American Splendor

    16

  • Fish Tank

    17

  • Monsoon Wedding

    18

  • My Brilliant Career

    19

  • The Gleaners and I

    20

  • Leave No Trace

    21

  • Cameraperson

    22

  • Selma

    23

  • Orlando

    24

  • Vagabond

    25

  • Jesus' Son

    26

  • Meru

    27

  • Nomadland

    28

  • Little Women

    29

  • Boys Don't Cry

    30

  • Little Miss Sunshine

    31

  • What Happened, Miss Simone?

    32

  • Blackfish

    33

  • Real Women Have Curves

    34

  • 13th

    35

  • Lemonade

    36

  • Thirteen

    37

  • Young @ Heart

    38

  • Winter's Bone

    39

  • Lady Bird

    40

  • Hustlers

    41

  • First Cow

    42

  • You Were Never Really Here

    43

  • Daughters of the Dust

    44

  • The Rider

    45

  • One Night in Miami...

    46

  • The Diary of a Teenage Girl

    47

  • Europa Europa

    48

  • Daisies

    49

  • Fast Times at Ridgemont High

    50

  • Big

    51

  • The Kids Are All Right

    52

  • Shirkers

    53

  • Sleepless in Seattle

    54

  • The Hurt Locker

    55

  • Mikey and Nicky

    56

  • Persepolis

    57

  • Can You Ever Forgive Me?

    58

  • Beau Travail

    59

  • The Power of the Dog

    60

  • Bound

    61

  • La Pointe-Courte

    62

  • High Art

    63

  • Oscar and Lucinda

    64

  • Pariah

    65

  • Old Joy

    66

  • Dogfight

    67

  • The Miseducation of Cameron Post

    68

  • Crossing Delancey

    69

  • Waitress

    70

  • The Matrix

    71

  • Grey Gardens

    72

  • Never Rarely Sometimes Always

    73

  • The Incredibly True Adventure of Two Girls in Love

    74

  • Harlan County U.S.A.

    75

  • Mrs. Dalloway

    76

  • RBG

    77

  • Proof

    78

  • Priest

    79

  • A New Leaf

    80

  • The Edge of Seventeen

    81

  • Free Solo

    82

  • Toni Erdmann

    83

  • The Lost Daughter

    84

  • A League of Their Own

    85

  • Wadjda

    86

  • Battle of the Sexes

    87

  • The Mustang

    88

  • Queen of Katwe

    89

  • CODA

    90

  • Frida

    91

  • Mad Hot Ballroom

    92

  • Shrek

    93

  • The Adventures of Prince Achmed

    94

  • Clueless

    95

  • American Psycho

    96

  • Desert Hearts

    97

  • But I'm a Cheerleader

    98

  • The Bigamist

    99

  • Triumph of the Will

    100