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.

  • The Turning
  • Little Women
  • The Rhythm Section
  • Judy
  • Where'd You Go, Bernadette
  • The Kitchen
  • Dora and the Lost City of Gold
  • Dark Phoenix
  • Ma
  • The Sun Is Also a Star
  • Poms
  • Someone Great
  • After
  • Little
  • Nancy Drew and the Hidden Staircase
  • Wonder Park
  • Us
  • Booksmart
  • Captain Marvel
  • Isn't It Romantic
  • What Men Want
  • Claire Darling
  • Miss Bala
  • Troop Zero
  • Alita: Battle Angel
  • Top End Wedding
  • Animals
  • Sweetheart
  • Selah and the Spades
  • Greener Grass
  • Them That Follow
  • Paradise Hills
  • Hala
  • The Sunlit Night
  • Share
  • Divine Love
  • Late Night
  • The Farewell
  • After the Wedding
  • Viena and the Fantomes
  • Dumplin'
  • Amazing Grace
  • Bumblebee
  • Ave Maryam
  • Mary Poppins Returns
  • The Possession of Hannah Grace
  • Regarding the Case of Joan of Arc
  • Second Act
  • Mary Queen of Scots
  • On the Basis of Sex
  • Nobody's Fool
  • The Nutcracker and the Four Realms
  • Viper Club
  • The Girl in the Spider's Web
  • Ladies in Black
  • Red Joan
  • Vita & Virginia
  • Firecrackers
  • If Beale Street Could Talk
  • Her Smell
  • Widows
  • Halloween
  • Wild Rose
  • Gloria Bell
  • The Hate U Give
  • Teen Spirit
  • Out of Blue
  • A Private War
  • J.T. LeRoy
  • Greta
  • The Nightingale
  • Peppermint
  • Maiden
  • Vox Lux
  • Sunset
  • Suspiria
  • Can You Ever Forgive Me?
  • What She Said: The Art of Pauline Kael
  • Destroyer
  • The Favourite
  • A Simple Favor
  • Roma
  • To All the Boys I've Loved Before
  • Hope Springs Eternal
  • Crazy Rich Asians
  • Like Father
  • A Family Tour
  • Down a Dark Hall
  • The Darkest Minds
  • The Spy Who Dumped Me
  • Cam
  • Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again
  • Set It Up
  • Ocean's Eight
  • In Darkness
  • Knife+Heart
  • Fugue
  • Angel Face
  • Asako I & II
  • Girls of the Sun