Written by Women

This list is for scripts or source material written or co-written by women. Recs welcome!

Be sure to check out my other lady-centric lists:
Directed by Women | Edited by Women | Top Women-Directed Films with Less than 1k Views | Top Women-Directed Documentaries

Of interest: letterboxd.com/film/without-lying-down-frances-marion-and-the-power-of-women-in-hollywood/

letterboxd.com/film/tales-from-the-script/

  • Cowboy Bebop

    1

  • Over the Garden Wall

    2

  • When They See Us

    3

  • National Theatre Live: Fleabag

    4

  • A Dog's Will

    5

  • Portrait of a Lady on Fire

    6

  • The Empire Strikes Back

    7

  • Nathan for You: Finding Frances

    8

  • Baseball

    9

  • Big Little Lies

    10

  • The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King

    11

  • The Handmaiden

    12

  • The Shining

    13

  • Cosmos: A SpaceTime Odyssey

    14

  • The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring

    15

  • M

    16

  • Gentleman Jack

    17

  • Sharp Objects

    18

  • Before Sunrise

    19

  • It's a Wonderful Life

    20

  • Before Sunset

    21

  • Singin' in the Rain

    22

  • Taylor Swift: Reputation Stadium Tour

    23

  • Unbelievable

    24

  • Lemonade

    25

  • The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers

    26

  • Homecoming: A Film by Beyoncé

    27

  • Little Women

    28

  • Bicycle Thieves

    29

  • The Lion King

    30

  • Jeanne Dielman, 23, Quai du Commerce 1080 Bruxelles

    31

  • All About Eve

    32

  • The Haunting of Hill House

    33

  • The Ascent

    34

  • Hannah Gadsby: Nanette

    35

  • Three Colors: Red

    36

  • The Second Mother

    37

  • Taylor Swift: Speak Now

    38

  • The Beaches of Agnès

    39

  • Taylor Swift: The 1989 World Tour - Live

    40

  • Baraka

    41

  • Metropolis

    42

  • Rocco and His Brothers

    43

  • Indecent

    44

  • Make Way for Tomorrow

    45

  • Olive Kitteridge

    46

  • Dirty Computer

    47

  • Céline and Julie Go Boating

    48

  • In a Lonely Place

    49

  • Cléo from 5 to 7

    50

  • Howl's Moving Castle

    51

  • Witness for the Prosecution

    52

  • Apocalypse: The Second World War

    53

  • Meshes of the Afternoon

    54

  • Out 1

    55

  • The Matrix

    56

  • Hope

    57

  • 13th

    58

  • North & South

    59

  • Invisible Life

    60

  • Three Colors: Blue

    61

  • Anne of Green Gables

    62

  • La Belle Noiseuse

    63

  • Martírio

    64

  • Before Midnight

    65

  • The Tale of the Princess Kaguya

    66

  • Brazilian Holocaust

    67

  • Kitbull

    68

  • Hiroshima Mon Amour

    69

  • Farewell My Concubine

    70

  • Goodbye, Farewell & Amen

    71

  • Who Killed Eloá?

    72

  • 1917

    73

  • Day for Night

    74

  • Tokyo Olympiad

    75

  • Nashville

    76

  • Kwaidan

    77

  • U.S. Go Home

    78

  • The Long Goodbye

    79

  • Adventure Time: Islands

    80

  • Pride and Prejudice

    81

  • News from Home

    82

  • Portrait of a Young Girl at the End of the 60's in Brussels

    83

  • A City of Sadness

    84

  • The Earrings of Madame de...

    85

  • Change Your Mind

    86

  • The Farewell

    87

  • The Salt of the Earth

    88

  • 3 Women

    89

  • The Leopard

    90

  • The House Is Black

    91

  • Once Upon a Time in Anatolia

    92

  • Faces Places

    93

  • In a Heartbeat

    94

  • Guaxuma

    95

  • F for Fake

    96

  • The Meetings of Anna

    97

  • The Favourite

    98

  • Cameraperson

    99

  • Die Nibelungen: Siegfried

    100