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
  • Miss Bala
  • What Men Want
  • Isn't It Romantic
  • The Rhythm Section
  • The Turning
  • Captain Marvel
  • Wonder Park
  • After
  • Little
  • 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
  • Here and Now
  • Radium Girls
  • In Darkness
  • Angel Face
  • Ladies in Black
  • To All the Boys I've Loved Before
  • Jeremiah Terminator LeRoy
  • What She Said: The Art of Pauline Kael
  • Midnight Sun
  • Set It Up
  • Night Comes On
  • Like Father
  • Skate Kitchen
  • Elizabeth Harvest
  • Hope Springs Eternal
  • Down a Dark Hall
  • Juliet, Naked
  • The Rest I Make Up
  • Arizona