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My 100 Favorite Films Directed By Women

100 films

This list isn't done and will definitely change.

It's mostly ranked now, but I hate rankings especially since there are…

  • C'mon C'mon
  • Derek DelGaudio's In & of Itself
  • West Side Story
  • Nobody
  • Summer of Soul (...or, When the Revolution Could Not Be Televised)

2021 Films Ranked

31 films

I count all films that weren't released where I could see them until 2021. This year will be weird. Who…

  • Nights of Cabiria
  • I'm No Angel
  • The Passion of Joan of Arc
  • Persona
  • All About Eve

Favorite Films With Female Protagonists

397 films

By female protagonist, I mean a lead or co-lead in the film. Some films without a clear lead were also…

  • Earth
  • Tabu
  • The Blood of a Poet
  • The Testament of Dr. Mabuse
  • Imitation of Life

Movies I Most Want to See From Each Year

91 films

I've seen a lot of friends put together "most popular film" they haven't seen from each year, but I looked…

  • Grave of the Fireflies
  • Toy Story 3
  • Spirited Away
  • Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs
  • Kiki's Delivery Service

Favorite 50 Animated Films Ranked

50 films

I've only included feature films 45 minutes or longer.

Nostalgia definitely plays a part, but I continue to have mad…

  • Pulp Fiction
  • Sophie's Choice
  • Taxi Driver
  • His Girl Friday
  • Before the Devil Knows You're Dead

Actor's League: Ranked Only By Most Films Seen

145 films

Much thanks to Michael boxd.it/1tzp4 and Darren boxd.it/7telE for inspiring me to take this on.

If I've marked it as…

  • Ran
  • Seven Samurai
  • Yojimbo
  • Ikiru
  • High and Low

Ranked: Top 42 Directors and their 5 best films by ratings

210 films

I decided to do a Director's list a bit more objectively than I am used to doing. This is not…

  • Wings of Desire
  • Singin' in the Rain
  • Children of Paradise
  • Ran
  • Casablanca

My Top 25

25 films

  • A Trip to the Moon
  • The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari
  • Nosferatu
  • Metropolis
  • Sunrise: A Song of Two Humans

My Top 250 in chronological order

250 films

These are mostly movies I rank 5/5 with some 4.5 favorites added in for good measure.

This is, by no…

  • Portrait of a Lady on Fire
  • Nomadland
  • Hamilton
  • Minari
  • First Cow

2020 Films Ranked

34 films

Films wide released in 2020 count even if they were up for awards for 2019. I don't count comedy specials…

  • Casablanca
  • Lawrence of Arabia
  • All About Eve
  • Sunrise: A Song of Two Humans
  • The Apartment

Best Picture Winners: Ranked

91 films

Updated and revised 4/24/2021

This list is based upon my own personal ratings of each film and then, as ever,…

  • Portrait of a Lady on Fire
  • City of God
  • Werckmeister Harmonies
  • Nomadland
  • The Ascent

Official Top 250 Narrative Feature Films by Women Directors

250 films

Just a clone of December 2020 official list