Female Anxiety Movies

A list of movies that detail the fears of women– about themselves, about their bodies, about the world, about societal expectations, about overbearing peer pressure (aka the patriarchy)... It's its own genre, if we're honest.
Read more about this genre at: www.back-row.com/home/2017/2/18/female-anxiety-movies

We will add to this as we encounter more. This is a joint effort with ColonelMontoya letterboxd.com/colonelmontoya/

If you like this, check out letterboxd.com/thegrue/list/male-anxiety-movies/

  • Repulsion
  • A Woman Under the Influence
  • Splendor in the Grass
  • The Witch
  • The Woman
  • The Bitter Tears of Petra von Kant
  • The Babadook
  • Under the Skin
  • All That Heaven Allows
  • The Love Witch
  • Always Shine
  • Appropriate Behavior
  • The Lobster
  • Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?
  • The Strange Color of Your Body's Tears
  • The Girl on the Train
  • Carrie
  • The Tale of the Princess Kaguya
  • Flashdance
  • Mulholland Drive
  • Safe
  • Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown
  • Citizen Ruth
  • Thelma & Louise
  • Prevenge
  • mother!