Films by female directors and writers.

Ranked by my preference from best to worst.

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  • Jeanne Dielman, 23, Quai du Commerce 1080 Bruxelles

    1

  • Meshes of the Afternoon

    2

  • Daisies

    3

  • Le Bonheur

    4

  • Chocolat

    5

  • Toni Erdmann

    6

  • Certain Women

    7

  • Cléo from 5 to 7

    8

  • 35 Shots of Rum

    9

  • White Material

    10

  • Western

    11

  • Fat Girl

    12

  • Evolution

    13

  • The Beaches of Agnès

    14

  • Mad Love

    15

  • The Ascent

    16

  • Water

    17

  • Suzaku

    18

  • Shara

    19

  • Monsoon Wedding

    20

  • Beau Travail

    21

  • On Body and Soul

    22

  • You Were Never Really Here

    23

  • Raw

    24

  • Frances Ha

    25

  • Wendy and Lucy

    26

  • Sweet Bean

    27

  • Grey Gardens

    28

  • 52 Tuesdays

    29

  • Lost in Translation

    30

  • My Life Without Me

    31

  • Wajib

    32

  • Tomboy

    33

  • Nothing Personal

    34

  • Mädchen in Uniform

    35

  • Innocence

    36

  • The Gleaners & I

    37

  • The Meetings of Anna

    38

  • Je, Tu, Il, Elle

    39

  • The Mourning Forest

    40

  • Cameraperson

    41

  • Wuthering Heights

    42

  • Home

    43

  • Fish Tank

    44

  • Hannah Arendt

    45

  • The Piano

    46

  • Everyone Else

    47

  • The Diary of a Teenage Girl

    48

  • A Girl Walks Home Alone at Night

    49

  • Chevalier

    50

  • 24 Weeks

    51

  • Persepolis

    52

  • At Five in the Afternoon

    53

  • No Home Movie

    54

  • The House Is Black

    55

  • Open Hearts

    56

  • Hiroshima Mon Amour

    57

  • Selma

    58

  • Salaam Bombay!

    59

  • Winter's Bone

    60

  • Wadjda

    61

  • The Wonders

    62

  • Whale Rider

    63

  • Window Horses: The Poetic Persian Epiphany of Rosie Ming

    64

  • Our Everyday Life

    65

  • Boys Don't Cry

    66

  • Meek's Cutoff

    67

  • Ratcatcher

    68

  • Lourdes

    69

  • La Cienaga

    70

  • Mountain

    71

  • XXY

    72

  • Clip

    73

  • The Matrix

    74

  • Room

    75

  • Shame

    76

  • The Babadook

    77

  • Maggie's Plan

    78

  • Eden

    79

  • We Need to Talk About Kevin

    80

  • Wasp

    81

  • Daughters of the Dust

    82

  • Orlando

    83

  • Citizenfour

    84

  • Things to Come

    85

  • After the Wedding

    86

  • The Headless Woman

    87

  • Nenette and Boni

    88

  • Bastards

    89

  • An Angel at My Table

    90

  • Stories We Tell

    91

  • Appropriate Behavior

    92

  • Unexpected

    93

  • 13th

    94

  • Whose Streets?

    95

  • The Edge of Seventeen

    96

  • The Fits

    97

  • Body

    98

  • Over the Limit

    99

  • Vagabond

    100