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

  • Ash Is Purest White
  • Be Natural: The Untold Story of Alice Guy-Blaché
  • Life of the Party
  • Petra
  • Everybody Knows
  • Rafiki
  • Book Club
  • Breaking In
  • Lez Bomb
  • Radium Girls
  • Say Her Name: The Life and Death of Sandra Bland
  • All About Nina
  • State Like Sleep
  • The Seagull
  • Little Woods
  • Liz and the Blue Bird
  • Duck Butter
  • I Feel Pretty
  • Here and Now
  • Love, Gilda
  • The Miracle Season
  • The Guernsey Literary & Potato Peel Pie Society
  • Acrimony
  • Midnight Sun
  • Josie
  • Furlough
  • 6 Balloons
  • First Match
  • The New Romantic
  • Fast Color
  • Sadie
  • Elizabeth Harvest
  • The Rest I Make Up
  • Summer '03
  • The Breaker Upperers
  • A Vigilante
  • Support the Girls
  • Tomb Raider
  • Little Forest
  • Mary Magdalene
  • A Wrinkle in Time
  • The Party's Just Beginning
  • Half Magic
  • Unsane
  • Becoming Astrid
  • Sunday's Illness
  • Luz
  • Utøya: July 22
  • 3 Days in Quiberon
  • Daughter of Mine
  • Grass
  • The Heiresses
  • Red Sparrow
  • Annihilation
  • The Royal Hibiscus Hotel
  • Winchester
  • Scorched Earth
  • Anna's War
  • Padmaavat
  • Anne Clark: I'll Walk Out Into Tomorrow
  • Tully
  • Puzzle
  • Little Bitches
  • The Miseducation of Cameron Post
  • Madeline's Madeline
  • Ophelia
  • Never Goin' Back
  • And Breathe Normally
  • Seeing Allred
  • Matangi / Maya / M.I.A.
  • Skate Kitchen
  • Jane Fonda in Five Acts
  • RBG
  • An Evening with Beverly Luff Linn
  • Nancy
  • The Tale
  • Westwood: Punk, Icon, Activist
  • Arizona
  • Leave No Trace
  • On Her Shoulders
  • Wildlife
  • Eighth Grade
  • Lizzie
  • Step Sisters
  • Night Comes On
  • Juliet, Naked
  • The Kindergarten Teacher
  • Fifty Shades Freed
  • Proud Mary
  • What Keeps You Alive
  • Pitch Perfect 3
  • Star Wars: The Last Jedi
  • A Woman Captured
  • Wild Roses
  • The Bookshop
  • Catch the Wind
  • Please Stand By
  • Happy Death Day
  • Anna and the Apocalypse
  • 55 Steps