Girls on Film

Movies about/starring women and girls of all ages. List is mainly female protagonists, but also includes some films where a female character plays a big role in the story.

The quality of the film and/or the female character(s) isn't taken into consideration, since opinions may vary. This is simply a compilation meant to make it easier to find some female-centric films to watch.

  • Where'd You Go, Bernadette
  • Alita: Battle Angel
  • Annihilation
  • Crazy Rich Asians
  • Eighth Grade
  • An Evening with Beverly Luff Linn
  • Everybody Knows
  • Fifty Shades Freed
  • Life of the Party
  • Lizzie
  • Mary Magdalene
  • Mary Poppins Returns
  • Mary Queen of Scots
  • The Miseducation of Cameron Post
  • Nancy
  • The Nutcracker and the Four Realms
  • Ocean's Eight
  • Proud Mary
  • Red Sparrow
  • The Royal Hibiscus Hotel
  • State Like Sleep
  • Suspiria
  • The Tale
  • Tomb Raider
  • Tully
  • Westwood: Punk. Icon. Activist.
  • Widows
  • Winchester
  • A Wrinkle in Time
  • On the Basis of Sex
  • The Darkest Minds
  • Can You Ever Forgive Me?
  • Puzzle
  • Half Magic
  • Unsane
  • Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again
  • The Seagull
  • Bumblebee
  • Viena and the Fantomes
  • Acrimony
  • The Spy Who Dumped Me
  • Breaking In
  • The Miracle Season
  • Book Club
  • Madeline's Madeline
  • Ophelia
  • Step Sisters
  • Padmaavat
  • U: July 22
  • The Kindergarten Teacher
  • Seeing Allred
  • Grass
  • Fast Color
  • Never Goin' Back
  • Daughter of Mine
  • Josie
  • Matangi / Maya / M.I.A.
  • I Feel Pretty
  • Little Bitches
  • The New Romantic
  • Furlough
  • 6 Balloons
  • The Guernsey Literary & Potato Peel Pie Society
  • Duck Butter
  • Scorched Earth
  • Regarding the Case of Joan of Arc
  • Sadie
  • Sunday's Illness
  • First Match
  • Little Forest
  • Support the Girls
  • Anna's War
  • Blue Night
  • Radium Girls
  • In Darkness
  • Angel Face
  • Ladies in Black
  • To All the Boys I've Loved Before
  • 55 Steps
  • Amityville: The Awakening
  • Annabelle: Creation
  • Apostasy
  • April's Daughter
  • Atomic Blonde
  • Ava
  • Axolotl Overkill
  • A Bad Moms Christmas
  • Based on a True Story
  • Battle of the Sexes
  • Beatriz at Dinner
  • Beauty and the Beast
  • Before I Fall
  • The Beguiled
  • Berlin Syndrome
  • Blood Road
  • Bobbi Jene
  • Bombshell: The Hedy Lamarr Story
  • The Boy Downstairs
  • Cardinals
  • Casting JonBenet