Horror Directed By Women

Women have always had a place in the horror and exploitation genres. Hopefully this list helps a few people discover films made by great directors that tend to be pretty unknown. Not an attempt at a complete list.

  • A Girl Walks Home Alone at Night
  • The Love Witch
  • Always Shine
  • Prevenge
  • Helter Skelter
  • The Hitch-Hiker
  • Raw
  • Trouble Every Day
  • American Psycho
  • Tigers Are Not Afraid
  • Messiah of Evil
  • Near Dark
  • Evolution
  • Ravenous
  • Good Manners
  • The Babadook
  • Amer
  • The Strange Color of Your Body's Tears
  • Bedevil
  • Friendly Beast
  • Ghostwatch
  • Organ
  • Bitch
  • The Bad Batch
  • Goodnight Mommy
  • The Lodge
  • The Lure
  • The Wind
  • Fiction.
  • Berlin Syndrome
  • Blind Sun
  • The Midnight Swim
  • Strigoi
  • The Blue Hour
  • We Have Always Lived in the Castle
  • Darlin'
  • The Other Side of the Underneath
  • The Spooky Bunch
  • Wolf's Hole
  • Blood & Donuts
  • Stripped to Kill
  • Dance of the Damned
  • Pet Sematary
  • Celia
  • Saint Maud
  • A Night to Dismember
  • You Are Not I
  • Broken Mirrors
  • Lyle
  • Culture Shock
  • Haze and Fog
  • The Slumber Party Massacre
  • Slumber Party Massacre II
  • Jennifer's Body
  • The Invitation
  • In My Skin
  • The Ranger
  • The Wolf Who Came to Dinner
  • Honeymoon
  • Humanoids from the Deep
  • Spookies
  • The Being
  • Blood Diner
  • Mirror Mirror
  • The Labyrinth
  • The Keeping Hours
  • Id
  • Bird Box
  • Revenge
  • Braid
  • Kiss of the Damned
  • Tenement
  • Hotel
  • Cold Wind Blowing
  • The Father's Shadow
  • Ring of Curse
  • Bilocation
  • Johnny Ghost
  • Rust Creek
  • Of the Flesh
  • Killer High
  • Fatal Frame
  • Chanthaly
  • Dearest Sister
  • The Voices
  • Cargo
  • Dead Hooker in a Trunk
  • American Mary
  • Nightmare Factory
  • Chained
  • Knives and Skin
  • Rum 213
  • The Mafu Cage
  • The House of the Dead
  • Blood Sabbath
  • Blood Bath
  • The Velvet Vampire
  • Run If You Can
  • The Uninvited
  • Wolf Devil Woman