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.

For a comprehensive list of documentaries go here: boxd.it/1fovC

  • Bachelor Mother
  • Nancy Drew... Trouble Shooter
  • Panama Lady
  • Dark Victory
  • The Little Princess
  • Midnight
  • Nancy Drew... Reporter
  • Nancy Drew: Detective
  • The Mad Miss Manton
  • Four Daughters
  • Little Miss Broadway
  • The Lady Vanishes
  • Having Wonderful Time
  • Men Are Such Fools
  • Jezebel
  • The Girl of the Golden West
  • Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs
  • First Lady
  • The Bride Wore Red
  • Heidi
  • Stage Door
  • Stella Dallas
  • Easy Living
  • Wee Willie Winkie
  • A Star Is Born
  • Theodora Goes Wild
  • Ladies In Love
  • The Only Son
  • Poor Little Rich Girl
  • Dracula's Daughter
  • Small Town Girl
  • Dangerous
  • Sylvia Scarlett
  • She Married Her Boss
  • Page Miss Glory
  • Alice Adams
  • The Devil Is a Woman
  • The Goddess
  • Imitation of Life
  • Dames
  • The Girl from Missouri
  • The Scarlet Empress
  • Finishing School
  • Spitfire
  • Mandalay
  • Queen Christina
  • Little Women
  • Female
  • Aggie Appleby, Maker of Men
  • Bombshell
  • I'm No Angel
  • Stage Mother
  • Ann Vickers
  • Lady for a Day
  • Morning Glory
  • Baby Face
  • Bed of Roses
  • Gold Diggers of 1933
  • Peg o' My Heart
  • Christopher Strong
  • Girl Missing
  • She Done Him Wrong
  • Ladies They Talk About
  • Call Her Savage
  • Three on a Match
  • Rain
  • Red-Headed Woman
  • The Blue Light
  • Mata Hari
  • Mädchen in Uniform
  • The Miracle Woman
  • Night Nurse
  • Born To Love
  • Millie
  • Laughter
  • Monte Carlo
  • Our Blushing Brides
  • The Divorcee
  • The Kiss
  • Applause
  • Diary of a Lost Girl
  • The Wild Party
  • The Godless Girl
  • The Letter
  • Pandora's Box
  • Show People
  • The Wind
  • Our Dancing Daughters
  • Champagne
  • The Patsy
  • The Passion of Joan of Arc
  • Street Angel
  • Sadie Thompson
  • It
  • The Scarlet Letter
  • Ménilmontant
  • Little Annie Rooney
  • Motherhood: Life's Greatest Miracle
  • A Woman of Paris: A Drama of Fate
  • Souls for Sale