directed by women with a female lead

  • Buffaloed
  • The Love Witch
  • Fish Tank
  • Lady Bird
  • Birds of Prey (and the Fantabulous Emancipation of One Harley Quinn)
  • Always Be My Maybe
  • Emma.
  • Wonder Woman
  • Captain Marvel
  • Portrait of a Lady on Fire
  • Paradise Hills
  • Twilight
  • Hustlers
  • The Farewell
  • Bird Box
  • Charlie's Angels
  • The Darkest Minds
  • Unicorn Store
  • LOL
  • Clueless
  • Booksmart
  • Homecoming: A Film by Beyoncé
  • The Spy Who Dumped Me
  • Little Woods
  • Rough Night
  • Hot Pursuit
  • The Bling Ring
  • Vamps
  • L!fe Happens
  • Red Riding Hood
  • The Last Song
  • Princess Protection Program
  • 27 Dresses
  • Little Women
  • Raw
  • Obvious Child
  • Aquamarine
  • Little Women
  • Mary Queen of Scots
  • Marie Antoinette
  • Ophelia
  • A Wrinkle in Time
  • Jennifer's Body
  • Harriet
  • The Zookeeper's Wife
  • Bridget Jones's Diary
  • The Edge of Seventeen
  • The Tale
  • Julie & Julia
  • The Proposal
  • Someone Great
  • Frozen
  • Frozen II
  • Mustang
  • Mary Shelley
  • Berlin Syndrome
  • The Lodge
  • Silent House
  • Promising Young Woman
  • Sylvia
  • Pure
  • The Assistant
  • Shirley
  • The Virgin Suicides
  • Palo Alto
  • The Runaways
  • Vita & Virginia
  • The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants 2
  • Speak
  • Home Again
  • Fifty Shades of Grey
  • Miss Americana
  • Me Before You
  • Lost Girls
  • Mr. Roosevelt
  • Nappily Ever After
  • Queen of Katwe
  • One Day
  • Black Widow
  • Frida
  • Carrie
  • Blow the Man Down
  • The Party's Just Beginning
  • Mr. Malcolm's List
  • Brave
  • New York Minute
  • Lemonade Mouth
  • Very Good Girls
  • Devil's Bride
  • The Fits
  • On the Basis of Sex
  • Pitch Perfect 2
  • Jenny Slate: Stage Fright
  • Little
  • Certain Women
  • National Theatre Live: Fleabag
  • Late Night
  • Suffragette
  • Lemonade
  • Wanda