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Films Directed by Women

Check out the official top 100 narrative feature films by women directors list

FAQ (please read before commenting)

1) Why is [movie by male director] on here?
In most cases (Slumdog Millionaire, The Act of Killing, Out 1, Bela Tarr's movies) there's a female co-director who isn't credited everywhere, sometimes (Lego Movie 2) they were originally credited as co-director and the credit was later changed to something else. Most of the time it's explained somewhere in the comments but of course it's possible that I accidentally added something that shouldn't be on here.
2) Why is [movie by trans director] on here?
Trans women are women, if they made a movie before they came out as trans women I gonna…

There are 98 films in this list released in the 1950s.

  • The Truth About Women
  • Girls in Uniform
  • The Great Deception
  • Stranger in the Village
  • Street Corner
  • On Dangerous Ground
  • La garçonne
  • Hard, Fast and Beautiful
  • Helen Keller in Her Story
  • Poem of the Sea
  • Paw
  • The Moon Has Risen
  • The Teckman Mystery
  • The Passionate Stranger
  • To Dorothy, a Son
  • The Beachcomber
  • Animal Farm
  • No Exit
  • The Hitch-Hiker
  • Lowlands
  • Olivia
  • Love Letter
  • Simon and Laura
  • The Eternal Breasts
  • Subway in the Sky
  • Outrage
  • School for Coquettes
  • The Bigamist
  • The Happy Family
  • Mitsou
  • Rita
  • La Pointe-Courte
  • Araya
  • Eyewitness
  • The Story of Liubao
  • The Eternal Wave
  • Three Cases of Murder
  • Minne
  • Lån meg din kone
  • Raising a Riot
  • Tiger Girl
  • Honeymoon
  • Driver Involuntarily
  • Lovers and Lollipops
  • Little Fugitive
  • Café Paradis
  • The Face of Truth
  • Styrmand Karlsen
  • Fra den gamle købmandsgaard
  • Den gamle mølle paa Mols
  • Bruden fra Dragstrup
  • 24 timer
  • Tre piger fra Jylland
  • Kristiane af Marstal
  • Historien om Hjortholm
  • Hendes store aften
  • Father of Four: In the City
  • Father of Four
  • Father of Four: On Bornholm
  • Father of Four: In the Snow
  • Vagabonderne paa Bakkegaarden
  • Father of Four and the Wolf Cubs
  • Father of Four: And Uncle Sofus
  • Father of Four: In the Countryside
  • De røde heste
  • Flintesønnerne
  • Det gamle guld
  • Det store løb
  • Fodboldpræsten
  • Arvingen
  • Fløjtespilleren
  • Mosekongen
  • Husmandstøsen
  • My Daughter Nelly
  • Den opvakte jomfru
  • Frihed forpligter
  • I gabestokken
  • The She-Wolf
  • Mono gia mia nyhta
  • Jeep, Periptero Ki Agapi
  • The Girl of the Neighbourhood
  • The Godson
  • Eva
  • The Island of Silence
  • Fools in the Mountains
  • The Wayward Girl
  • Nothing but Troubles
  • On the Sunny Side
  • Slalåm under himmelen
  • Better Than Their Reputation
  • Maimed
  • Ung frue forsvunnet
  • All for Mary
  • True as a Turtle
  • What Is Missing?
  • Die Windrose
  • La negra Angustias
  • Streetwalker