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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 217 films in this list released in the 1970s.

  • The Seduction of Mimi
  • Old Boyfriends
  • The Adolescent
  • The Guest
  • Beyond Good and Evil
  • Once Upon a Time
  • Imagine
  • Swept Away
  • Starhops
  • The Two of Them
  • Kapteinis Džeks
  • Daguerréotypes
  • Anti-Clock
  • Mais qu'est ce qu'elles veulent
  • Nocturnal Uproar
  • Nāve zem buras
  • Death Under Sail
  • 17-Year-Old Free Love Tribe
  • The Second Awakening of Christa Klages
  • Chilly Scenes of Winter
  • Entire Days in the Trees
  • Riddles of the Sphinx
  • Madame X: An Absolute Ruler
  • The Key That Should Not Be Handed On
  • Mikey and Nicky
  • Fortini/Cani
  • Her Third
  • All Screwed Up
  • Lumière
  • Bury Me an Angel
  • Out 1
  • Moment by Moment
  • The Night Porter
  • Visions of Eight
  • Legacy
  • The Secret
  • Milarepa
  • Ticket of No Return
  • The Republic of Varnu Street
  • Nausicaa
  • Molière
  • One Way or Another
  • News from Home
  • Love and Anarchy
  • The Long Farewell
  • Fruit of Paradise
  • Jeanne Dielman, 23, Quai du Commerce 1080 Bruxelles
  • Sisters, or The Balance of Happiness
  • The Sealed Soil
  • Blood Sabbath
  • Marjoe
  • Woman of the Ganges
  • Le Voyage de noces
  • The Velvet Vampire
  • Seven Beauties
  • Wanda
  • Girlfriends
  • On the Air Live with Captain Midnight
  • Film About a Woman Who…
  • First Love
  • Kristina Talking Pictures
  • Lives of Performers
  • Union Maids
  • From the Clouds to the Resistance
  • Riddance
  • Hotel Monterey
  • One Sings, the Other Doesn't
  • The Ascent
  • Keyholes Are for Peeping
  • Nathalie Granger
  • The Heartbreak Kid
  • A New Leaf
  • History Lessons
  • Double Agent 73
  • Långt borta och nära
  • Aurélia Steiner (Vancouver)
  • With Babies and Banners: Story of the Women's Emergency Brigade
  • Blood Feud
  • Provincial Actors
  • Nice girls, don't cry!
  • The Working Girls
  • The Student Nurses
  • The Immoral Three
  • A Real Young Girl
  • Défense de savoir
  • Deadly Weapons
  • Summer School Teachers
  • Between the Lines
  • A Scream from Silence
  • The Single Girls
  • Group Marriage
  • Papa the Little Boats
  • Love Toy
  • The Hitchhikers
  • The Clamdigger's Daughter
  • The Amazing Transplant
  • Rabbit Test
  • The Hour of Liberation Has Arrived
  • Before the Time Comes
  • 'Gator Bait