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The Best Feminist Movie Ever Made

“What are the best Feminist Movies?” We looked at 389 of the top Feminist films, aggregating and ranking them so we could answer that very question!

The top 36 films, all appearing on 4 or more “Best Feminist” movie lists, are ranked below by how many times they appear. The remaining 350+ movies, as well as the sources we used, are in alphabetical order on the bottom of the page.

Happy Scrolling!



Top 36 Best Feminist Movies Ever Made



36 .) All About Eve (1950) directed by Joseph L. Mankiewicz

All About Eve (1950)

Lists It Appears On:

  • Den Of Geek
  • Fairy God Boss
  • IMDB
  • Time Out

From the moment she glimpses her idol at the stage door, Eve Harrington is determined to take the reins of power away from the great actress Margo Channing. Eve maneuvers her way into Margo’s Broadway role, becomes a sensation and even causes turmoil in the lives of Margo’s director boyfriend, her playwright and his wife. Only the cynical drama critic sees through Eve, admiring her audacity and perfect pattern of deceit.



35 .) Bend It Like Beckham (2002) directed by Gurinder Chadha

Bend It Like Beckham (2002)

Lists It Appears On:

  • Buzzfeed
  • Fairy God Boss
  • Image
  • Time Out

Jess Bhamra, the daughter of a strict Indian couple in London, is not permitted to play organized soccer, even though she is 18. When Jess is playing for fun one day, her impressive skills are seen by Jules Paxton, who then convinces Jess to play for her semi-pro team. Jess uses elaborate excuses to hide her matches from her family while also dealing with her romantic feelings for her coach, Joe.



34 .) Cleo from 5 to 7 (1962) directed by Agnès Varda

Cleo from 5 to 7 (1962)

Lists It Appears On:

  • Fairy God Boss
  • IMDB
  • Taste Of Cinema
  • Time Out

Agnès Varda eloquently captures Paris in the sixties with this real-time portrait of a singer set adrift in the city as she awaits test results of a biopsy. A chronicle of the minutes of one woman’s life, Cléo from 5 to 7 is a spirited mix of vivid vérité and melodrama, featuring a score by Michel Legrand and cameos by Jean-Luc Godard and Anna Karina.



33 .) G.I. Jane (1997) directed by Ridley Scott

G.I. Jane (1997)

Lists It Appears On:

  • Flick Chart
  • Image
  • Ranker
  • TV Over Mind

A female Senator succeeds in enrolling a woman into Combined Reconnaissance Team training where everyone expects her to fail.



32 .) I Shot Andy Warhol (1996) directed by Mary Harron

I Shot Andy Warhol (1996)

Lists It Appears On:

  • Flick Chart
  • IMDB
  • Indie Mag
  • Time Out

Based on the true story of Valerie Solanas who was a 1960s radical preaching hatred toward men in her “Scum” manifesto. She wrote a screenplay for a film that she wanted Andy Warhol to produce, but he continued to ignore her. So she shot him. This is Valerie’s story.



31 .) My Brilliant Career (1979) directed by Gillian Armstrong

My Brilliant Career (1979)

Lists It Appears On:

  • Fairy God Boss
  • Flick Chart
  • IMDB
  • Time Out

A young woman who is determined to maintain her independence finds herself at odds with her family who wants her to tame her wild side and get married.



30 .) The Day I Became a Woman (2000) directed by Marzieh Makhmalbaf

The Day I Became a Woman (2000)

Lists It Appears On:

  • BFI
  • High Snobiety
  • IMDB
  • Time Out

A girl reaches the age of nine and is supposed to act as a grown woman according to her family. A girl participates in a bike race against the will of her husband. An elderly woman decides she wants to buy all the things she always wanted but could never get.



29 .) The Passion of Joan of Arc (1928) directed by Carl Theodor Dreyer

The Passion of Joan of Arc (1928)

Lists It Appears On:

  • Den Of Geek
  • Fairy God Boss
  • IMDB
  • Time Out

A classic of the silent age, this film tells the story of the doomed but ultimately canonized 15th-century teenage warrior. On trial for claiming she’d spoken to God, Jeanne d’Arc is subjected to inhumane treatment and scare tactics at the hands of church court officials. Initially bullied into changing her story, Jeanne eventually opts for what she sees as the truth. Her punishment, a famously brutal execution, earns her perpetual martyrdom.



28 .) The Stepford Wives (1975) directed by Bryan Forbes

The Stepford Wives (1975)

Lists It Appears On:

  • Bustle
  • Fairy God Boss
  • Ranker
  • TV Over Mind

The urban aspirant photographer Joanna Eberhart moves from Manhattan to Stepford, Connecticut with her family. Her husband Walter Eberhart decided to live in a calm suburb, but Joanna did not like the neighborhood with beautiful and perfect housewives. She becomes friend of Bobbie Markowe and Charmaine Wimperis, and when they change Joanna tries to escape.



27 .) Vagabond (1985) directed by Agnès Varda

Vagabond (1985)

Lists It Appears On:

  • BFI
  • Flick Chart
  • IMDB
  • Time Out

Mona Bergeron is dead, her frozen body found in a ditch in the French countryside. From this, the film flashes back to the weeks leading up to her death. Through these flashbacks, Mona gradually declines as she travels from place to place, taking odd jobs and staying with whomever will offer her a place to sleep. Mona is fiercely independent, craving freedom over comfort, but it is this desire to be free that will eventually lead to her demise.



26 .) Wonder Woman (2017) directed by Patty Jenkins

Wonder Woman (2017)

Lists It Appears On:

  • Fairy God Boss
  • Finder
  • Time Out
  • TV Over Mind

An Amazon princess comes to the world of Man in the grips of the First World War to confront the forces of evil and bring an end to human conflict.



25 .) 9 to 5 (1980) directed by Colin Higgins

9 to 5 (1980)

Lists It Appears On:

  • Bustle
  • Finder
  • Ranker
  • Time Out
  • TV Over Mind

Frank Hart is a pig. He takes advantage in the grossest manner of the women who work with him. When his three assistants manage to trap him in his own house they assume control of his department and productivity leaps, but just how long can they keep Hart tied up?



24 .) Alice Doesn’t Live Here Anymore (1974) directed by Martin Scorsese

Alice Doesn’t Live Here Anymore (1974)

Lists It Appears On:

  • Flick Chart
  • Ranker
  • Taste Of Cinema
  • The Cinemaholic
  • Time Out

After her husband dies, Alice and her son, Tommy, leave their small New Mexico town for California, where Alice hopes to make a new life for herself as a singer. Money problems force them to settle in Arizona instead, where Alice takes a job as waitress in a small diner.



23 .) All About My Mother (1999) directed by Pedro Almodóvar

All About My Mother (1999)

Lists It Appears On:

  • Bustle
  • Fairy God Boss
  • Flick Chart
  • The Cinemaholic
  • Time Out

A single mother in Madrid sees her only son die on his birthday as he runs to seek an actress’ autograph. Beside herself with grief, she returns to Barcelona to tell the boy’s father about the death of the son he never knew he had.



22 .) Clueless (1995) directed by Amy Heckerling

Clueless (1995)

Lists It Appears On:

  • Bustle
  • Buzzfeed
  • Fairy God Boss
  • Finder
  • Time Out

Shallow, rich and socially successful Cher is at the top of her Beverly Hills high school’s pecking scale. Seeing herself as a matchmaker, Cher first coaxes two teachers into dating each other. Emboldened by her success, she decides to give hopelessly klutzy new student Tai a makeover. When Tai becomes more popular than she is, Cher realizes that her disapproving ex-stepbrother was right about how misguided she was – and falls for him.



21 .) Daughters of the Dust (1991) directed by Julie Dash

Daughters of the Dust (1991)

Lists It Appears On:

  • Flick Chart
  • High Snobiety
  • IMDB
  • Taste Of Cinema
  • Time Out

Languid look at the Gullah culture of the sea islands off the coast of South Carolina and Georgia where African folk-ways were maintained well into the 20th Century and was one of the last bastion of these mores in America.



20 .) Gone With The Wind (1939) directed by Victor Fleming

Gone With The Wind (1939)

Lists It Appears On:

  • Buzzfeed
  • Den Of Geek
  • Fairy God Boss
  • Finder
  • TV Over Mind

The spoiled daughter of a well-to-do plantation owner is forced to use every means at her disposal to claw her way out of poverty, following Maj. Gen. William Sherman’s destructive “March to the Sea,” during the American Civil War.



19 .) His Girl Friday (1940) directed by Howard Hawks

His Girl Friday (1940)

Lists It Appears On:

  • Den Of Geek
  • Fairy God Boss
  • Grazia Daily
  • High Snobiety
  • Time Out

Hildy, the journalist former wife of newspaper editor Walter Burns, visits his office to inform him that she’s engaged and will be getting remarried the next day. Walter can’t let that happen and frames the fiancé, Bruce Baldwin, for one thing after another, to keep him temporarily held in prison, while trying to steer Hildy into returning to her old job as his employee.



18 .) If These Walls Could Talk (1996) directed by Cher, Nancy Savoca

If These Walls Could Talk (1996)

Lists It Appears On:

  • Bustle
  • Fairy God Boss
  • Flick Chart
  • Flick Chart
  • Ranker

If These Walls Could Talk follows the plights of three different women and their experiences with abortion. Each of the three stories takes place in the same house in three different years: 1952, 1974, and 1996.



17 .) Persepolis (2007) directed by Marjane Satrapi

Persepolis (2007)

Lists It Appears On:

  • Fairy God Boss
  • Flick Chart
  • High Snobiety
  • Indiewire
  • Time Out

In 1970s Iran, Marjane ‘Marji’ Statrapi watches events through her young eyes and her idealistic family of a long dream being fulfilled of the hated Shah’s defeat in the Iranian Revolution of 1979. However as Marji grows up, she witnesses first hand how the new Iran, now ruled by Islamic fundamentalists, has become a repressive tyranny on its own.



16 .) Kill Bill – Volume 1 (2003) directed by Quentin Tarantino

Kill Bill – Volume 1 (2003)

Lists It Appears On:

  • Buzzfeed
  • Fairy God Boss
  • Flick Chart
  • Ranker
  • Time Out
  • TV Over Mind

An assassin is shot by her ruthless employer, Bill, and other members of their assassination circle – but she lives to plot her vengeance.



15 .) Mona Lisa Smile (2003) directed by Mike Newell

Mona Lisa Smile (2003)

Lists It Appears On:

  • Bustle
  • Buzzfeed
  • Fairy God Boss
  • Flick Chart
  • Image
  • TV Over Mind

The story of Katherine Ann Watson, a feminist teacher who studied at UCLA graduate school and in 1953 left her boyfriend behind in Los Angeles, California to teach at Wellesley College, a conservative women’s private liberal arts college in Massachusetts, United States.



14 .) Orlando (1992) directed by Sally Potter

Orlando (1992)

Lists It Appears On:

  • Bustle
  • Fairy God Boss
  • Flick Chart
  • IMDB
  • Taste Of Cinema
  • Time Out

The story begins in the Elizabethan era , shortly before the death of Queen Elizabeth I . On her deathbed, the Queen promises an androgynous young nobleman named Orlando a large tract of land and a castle built on it, along with a generous monetary gift. But Elizabeth will bequeath it to him only if he assents to an unusual command: Do not fade. Do not wither. Do not grow old…



13 .) Suffragette (2015) directed by Sarah Gavron

Suffragette (2015)

Lists It Appears On:

  • Buzzfeed
  • Fairy God Boss
  • Flick Chart
  • Image
  • Ranker
  • Time Out

Based on true events about the foot soldiers of the early feminist movement who were forced underground to evade the State.



12 .) Mad Max: Fury Road (2015) directed by George Miller

Mad Max: Fury Road (2015)

Lists It Appears On:

  • Buzzfeed
  • Fairy God Boss
  • Finder
  • High Snobiety
  • Ranker
  • Time Out
  • TV Over Mind

An apocalyptic story set in the furthest reaches of our planet, in a stark desert landscape where humanity is broken, and most everyone is crazed fighting for the necessities of life. Within this world exist two rebels on the run who just might be able to restore order.



11 .) The Hours (2002) directed by Stephen Daldry

The Hours (2002)

Lists It Appears On:

  • Bustle
  • Fairy God Boss
  • Flick Chart
  • High Snobiety
  • IMDB
  • Ranker
  • The Cinemaholic

“The Hours” is the story of three women searching for more potent, meaningful lives. Each is alive at a different time and place, all are linked by their yearnings and their fears. Their stories intertwine, and finally come together in a surprising, transcendent moment of shared recognition.



10 .) The Piano (1993) directed by Jane Campion

The Piano (1993)

Lists It Appears On:

  • Fairy God Boss
  • Flick Chart
  • IMDB
  • Indiewire
  • Ranker
  • Taste Of Cinema
  • Time Out

After a long voyage from Scotland, pianist Ada McGrath and her young daughter, Flora, are left with all their belongings, including a piano, on a New Zealand beach. Ada, who has been mute since childhood, has been sold into marriage to a local man named Alisdair Stewart. Making little attempt to warm up to Alisdair, Ada soon becomes intrigued by his Maori-friendly acquaintance, George Baines, leading to tense, life-altering conflicts.



9 .) A League of Their Own (1992) directed by Penny Marshall

A League of Their Own (1992)

Lists It Appears On:

  • Buzzfeed
  • Fairy God Boss
  • Finder
  • Flick Chart
  • Image
  • Indie Mag
  • Newsweek
  • TV Over Mind

As America’s stock of athletic young men is depleted during World War II, a professional all-female baseball league springs up in the Midwest, funded by publicity-hungry candy maker Walter Harvey (Garry Marshall). Competitive sisters Dottie Hinson (Geena Davis) and Kit Keller (Lori Petty) spar with each other, scout Ernie Capadino (Jon Lovitz) and grumpy has-been coach Jimmy Dugan (Tom Hanks) on their way to fame. Madonna and Rosie O’Donnell co-star as two of the sisters’ teammates. ×



8 .) Fried Green Tomatoes (1991) directed by Jon Avnet

Fried Green Tomatoes (1991)

Lists It Appears On:

  • Bustle
  • Buzzfeed
  • Fairy God Boss
  • Flick Chart
  • Image
  • IMDB
  • Ranker
  • Time Out

Amidst her own personality crisis, southern housewife Evelyn Couch meets Ninny, an outgoing old woman who tells her the story of Idgie Threadgoode and Ruth Jamison, two young women who experienced hardships and love in Whistle Stop, Alabama in the 1920s.



7 .) Jeanne Dielman, 23 Quai du Commerce, 1080 Bruxelles (1975) directed by Chantal Akerman

Jeanne Dielman, 23 Quai du Commerce, 1080 Bruxelles (1975)

Lists It Appears On:

  • Fairy God Boss
  • Flick Chart
  • High Snobiety
  • IMDB
  • Indiewire
  • Taste Of Cinema
  • The Cinemaholic
  • Time Out

A lonely widowed housewife does her daily chores, takes care of her apartment where she lives with her teenage son, and turns the occasional trick to make ends meet. Slowly, her ritualized daily routines begin to fall apart.



6 .) Legally Blonde (2001) directed by Robert Luketic

Legally Blonde (2001)

Lists It Appears On:

  • Bustle
  • Buzzfeed
  • Fairy God Boss
  • Finder
  • Hypable
  • Image
  • The Odyssey Online
  • TV Over Mind

Elle Woods has it all. She’s the president of her sorority, a Hawaiian Tropic girl, Miss June in her campus calendar, and, above all, a natural blonde. She dates the cutest fraternity boy on campus and wants nothing more than to be Mrs. Warner Huntington III. But, there’s just one thing stopping Warner from popping the question: Elle is too blonde.



5 .) Whale Rider (2002) directed by Niki Caro

Whale Rider (2002)

Lists It Appears On:

  • Bustle
  • Fairy God Boss
  • Flick Chart
  • Hypable
  • Indiewire
  • Ranker
  • Time Out
  • TV Over Mind

On the east coast of New Zealand, the Whangara people believe their presence there dates back a thousand years or more to a single ancestor, Paikea, who escaped death when his canoe capsized by riding to shore on the back of a whale. From then on, Whangara chiefs, always the first-born, always male, have been considered Paikea’s direct descendants. Pai, an 11-year-old girl in a patriarchal New Zealand tribe, believes she is destined to be the new chief. But her grandfather Koro is bound by tradition to pick a male leader. Pai loves Koro more than anyone in the world, but she must fight him and a thousand years of tradition to fulfill her destiny. ×



4 .) Mulan (2009) directed by Jingle Ma

Mulan (2009)

Lists It Appears On:

  • Bustle
  • Buzzfeed
  • Fairy God Boss
  • Finder
  • Hypable
  • Image
  • IMDB
  • Ranker
  • The Odyssey Online

When barbarian hordes threaten her homeland, the brave and cunning Mulan disguises herself as a male soldier to swell the ranks in her aging father’s stead. The warrior’s remarkable courage drives her through powerful battle scenes and brutal wartime startegy. Mulan loses dear friends to the enemy’s blade as she rises to become one of her country’s most valuable leaders – but can she win the war before her secret is exposed?



3 .) Erin Brockovich (2000) directed by Steven Soderbergh

Erin Brockovich (2000)

Lists It Appears On:

  • Bustle
  • Buzzfeed
  • Fairy God Boss
  • Finder
  • Flick Chart
  • Image
  • Indie Mag
  • Ranker
  • Time Out
  • TV Over Mind

A twice-divorced mother of three who sees an injustice, takes on the bad guy and wins – with a little help from her push-up bra. Erin goes to work for an attorney and comes across medical records describing illnesses clustered in one nearby town. She starts investigating and soon exposes a monumental cover-up.



2 .) The Color Purple (1985) directed by Steven Spielberg

The Color Purple (1985)

Lists It Appears On:

  • Bustle
  • Buzzfeed
  • Fairy God Boss
  • Flick Chart
  • IMDB
  • Indie Mag
  • Ranker
  • Taste Of Cinema
  • The Cinemaholic
  • Time Out

An epic tale spanning forty years in the life of Celie, an African-American woman living in the South who survives incredible abuse and bigotry. After Celie’s abusive father marries her off to the equally debasing “Mister” Albert Johnson, things go from bad to worse, leaving Celie to find companionship anywhere she can. She perseveres, holding on to her dream of one day being reunited with her sister in Africa. Based on the novel by Alice Walker.



1 .) Thelma and Louise (1991) directed by Ridley Scott

Thelma and Louise (1991)

Lists It Appears On:

  • Bustle
  • Fairy God Boss
  • Finder
  • Flick Chart
  • High Snobiety
  • Indie Mag
  • Ranker
  • Taste Of Cinema
  • The Cinemaholic
  • The Odyssey Online
  • Time Out
  • TV Over Mind

Whilst on a short weekend getaway, Louise shoots a man who had tried to rape Thelma. Due to the incriminating circumstances, they make a run for it and thus a cross country chase ensues for the two fugitives. Along the way, both women rediscover the strength of their friendship and surprising aspects of their personalities and self-strengths in the trying times.




The 350+ Additional Best Feminist Films



# Movies Directors Lists
37 3 Women (1977) Robert Altman Flick Chart
IMDB
Time Out
38 A Girl Walks Home Alone at Night (2014) Ana Lily Amirpour High Snobiety
Indiewire
Time Out
39 A Question of Silence (1982) Marleen Gorris BFI
IMDB
Time Out
40 A Woman Under the Influence (1974) John Cassavetes Fairy God Boss
IMDB
Time Out
41 Adam’s Rib (1949) George Cukor Grazia Daily
IMDB
Time Out
42 Alien (1979)   Bustle
Time Out
TV Over Mind
43 Belle (2013) Amma Asante Buzzfeed
Fairy God Boss
Indiewire
44 Born in Flames (1983)   BFI
High Snobiety
Time Out
45 Desperately Seeking Susan (1985)   Fairy God Boss
Flick Chart
Time Out
46 Iron Jawed Angels (2004)   Buzzfeed
Fairy God Boss
Image
47 Johnny Guitar (1954) Nicholas Ray Flick Chart
Grazia Daily
IMDB
48 Kill Bill – Volume 2 (2004)   Flick Chart
Ranker
TV Over Mind
49 Little Women (1933) George Cukor Flick Chart
IMDB
Ranker
50 Miss Congeniality (2000)   Buzzfeed
Image
TV Over Mind
51 Moana (2016)   Image
Newsweek
Time Out
52 Mustang (2015)   Fairy God Boss
High Snobiety
Time Out
53 Persona (1966) Ingmar Bergman Taste Of Cinema
The Cinemaholic
Time Out
54 Set It Off (1996)   Bustle
High Snobiety
Ranker
55
She’s Beautiful When She’s Angry (2014)
  Buzzfeed
Image
Newsweek
56 The Circle (2000) Jafar Panahi Bustle
Indiewire
Time Out
57 The Craft (1996)   Buzzfeed
Fairy God Boss
She Thinx
58 The First Wives Club (1996)   Buzzfeed
Flick Chart
Image
59 The Joy Luck Club (1993)   Bustle
Fairy God Boss
Ranker
60 The Trouble with Angels (1966) Ida Lupino Fairy God Boss
IMDB
Time Out
61 The Women (1939)   Den Of Geek
High Snobiety
Time Out
62 Yentl Barbra Streisand Flick Chart
Ranker
Taste Of Cinema
63 A Wrinkle in Time   Autostraddle
Stylist
64 Aliens (1986) James Cameron IMDB
Time Out
65 An Unmarried Woman Paul Mazursky Flick Chart
Taste Of Cinema
66 Black Panther   Autostraddle
Stylist
67 Daisies (1966) Vera Chytilová IMDB
Time Out
68 Elizabeth   Flick Chart
Ranker
69 Foxy Brown (1974) Jack Hill IMDB
Time Out
70 FRIDA   Indie Mag
Ranker
71 Frozen (2013)   Fairy God Boss
Time Out
72 Gentlemen Prefer Blondes (1953)   Grazia Daily
Time Out
73 Girlfight (2000)   Flick Chart
Time Out
74 Girlhood (2014) Céline Sciamma Indiewire
Time Out
75 Gloria (1980) John Cassavetes Taste Of Cinema
The Cinemaholic
76 Gypsy (1962)   Den Of Geek
TV Over Mind
77 Housekeeping (1987) Bill Forsyth Flick Chart
IMDB
78 India Song (1975) Marguerite Duras Flick Chart
IMDB
79 Matilda (1996)   Buzzfeed
The Odyssey Online
80 Meshes of the Afternoon (1943) Maya Deren IMDB
Time Out
81 Miss Representation (2011)   Bustle
Indie Mag
82 Moolaadé (2004) Ousmane Sembene Flick Chart
IMDB
83 Morvern Callar (2002)   Flick Chart
Time Out
84 Nine to Five   Fairy God Boss
Flick Chart
85 Obvious Child (2014)   Buzzfeed
The Odyssey Online
86 Ocean’s 8   Autostraddle
Stylist
87 Offside (2006) Jafar Panahi Flick Chart
IMDB
88 One Sings, the Other Doesn’t (1977) Agnès Varda IMDB
Time Out
89 Pocahontas (1995)   Buzzfeed
TV Over Mind
90 Raise the Red Lantern (1991) Yimou Zhang Flick Chart
IMDB
91 Real Women Have Curves (2002)   Bustle
Fairy God Boss
92 Sweetie (1989) Jane Campion Flick Chart
IMDB
93
Terminator 2: Judgement Day (1991)
  High Snobiety
Time Out
94 The Accused (1988) Jonathan Kaplan Flick Chart
IMDB
95 The Babadook (2014) Jennifer Kent IMDB
Time Out
96 The Devil Wears Prada (2006)   Image
Time Out
97 The Gold Diggers (1983)   BFI
Time Out
98 The Handmaid’s Tale   Flick Chart
Ranker
99 The Headless Woman (2008) Lucrecia Martel BFI
IMDB
100 The Help (2011)   Buzzfeed
Image
101 The Hunting Ground (2015)   Buzzfeed
Indie Mag
102
The Prime Of Miss Jean Brodie (1969)
  Den Of Geek
TV Over Mind
103 The Smiling Madame Beudet (1923) Germaine Dulac Flick Chart
IMDB
104 The Student Nurses (1970) Stephanie Rothman High Snobiety
IMDB
105 Wanda (1970) Barbara Loden Flick Chart
IMDB
106 Wild (2014)   Buzzfeed
Image
107 Women Without Men (2009) Shirin Neshat Bustle
IMDB
108 Working Girl (1988)   Fairy God Boss
Time Out
109 10 Things I Hate About You (1999)   Buzzfeed
110
4 Months, 3 Weeks and 2 Days (2007)
  Time Out
111 A Fantastic Woman   Stylist
112 A Private War   Autostraddle
113 A Star Is Born   Autostraddle
114 A Touch of Zen (1971) King Hu IMDB
115 A Walk on the Moon   Flick Chart
116 Ai zai bie xiang de ji jie (1990) Clara Law IMDB
117 Akeelah and the Bee   Hypable
118 Alice in Wonderland   Hypable
119 Alice Through the Looking Glass   Hypable
120 Alien: Resurrection (1997) Jean-Pierre Jeunet IMDB
121 American Horror Story (2011– ) Lady Gaga IMDB
122 An Angel at My Table   Flick Chart
123 Angry Indian Goddesses (2015)   Book My Show
124 Annie Hall (1977)   The Cinemaholic
125 Annihilation   Stylist
126 Antonia’s Line   Flick Chart
127 Arrival (2016)   Newsweek
128 Assunta Spina   Flick Chart
129 At Five in the Afternoon (2003) Samira Makhmalbaf IMDB
130 Attack of the 50 Foot Woman   Flick Chart
131 Audition (1999)   Time Out
132 Bad Girls   Flick Chart
133 Bandidas   Flick Chart
134 Battle of the Sexes (2017)   Time Out
135 Before Midnight (2013)   The Cinemaholic
136 Black Girl (1966) Ousmane Sembene IMDB
137 Black Narcissus (1947) Michael Powell IMDB
138 Black Swan (2010) Darren Aronofsky IMDB
139 Bound (1996)   Time Out
140 Boys on the Side   Flick Chart
141 Brave (2012)   Image
142 Bringing Up Baby (1938)   High Snobiety
143 Broken Blossoms (1919) D.W. Griffith IMDB
144 Brooklyn (2015)   Time Out
145 Buffy the Vampire Slayer (1996–2003) Sarah Michelle Gellar IMDB
146 But I’m A Cheerleader (1999)   Newsweek
147 Can You Ever Forgive Me?   Stylist
148 Carol   Newsweek
149 Carrie (1976)   Time Out
150 Carrie (2013) Kimberly Peirce IMDB
151 Celine and Julie Go Boating (1974) Jacques Rivette IMDB
152 Certain Women (2016)   Time Out
153 Chak De! India (2007)   Book My Show
154 Chicago (2002)   Buzzfeed
155 Christopher Strong (1933) Dorothy Arzner IMDB
156 Coal Miner’s Daughter (1980)   Time Out
157 Coco Before Chanel   Flick Chart
158 Come Drink with Me   Flick Chart
159 Crazy Rich Asians   Autostraddle
160 Cría Cuervos (1976) Carlos Saura IMDB
161 Cries and Whispers (1972)   The Cinemaholic
162 Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon   Fairy God Boss
163 Dance, Girl, Dance (1940)   Time Out
164 Dangal (2016)   Book My Show
165 Dangerous Beauty   Flick Chart
166 Dark Girls  
The Odyssey Online
167 Dark River   Stylist
168 Death Proof (2007)   Buzzfeed
169 Desert Hearts   Flick Chart
170 Destry Rides Again (1939) George Marshall IMDB
171 Diary of a Lost Girl (1929)   Time Out
172 Diary of a Mad Housewife   Flick Chart
173 Die bitteren Tranen der Petra von Kant Rainer Werner Fassbinder Taste Of Cinema
174 Disobedience   Stylist
175 Dogville (2003)   The Cinemaholic
176 Dolores Claiborne (1995) Taylor Hackford IMDB
177 Elizabeth: The Golden Age (2007) Shekhar Kapur IMDB
178 Elle (2016)   Time Out
179 English Vinglish (2012)   Book My Show
180 Entre Nous   Flick Chart
181 Even Cowgirls Get the Blues   Flick Chart
182 Everlasting Moments   Flick Chart
183 Ex Machina   TV Over Mind
184 Extremities   Flick Chart
185 Fargo (1996)   Time Out
186 Faster, Pussycat! Kill! Kill! (1965)   High Snobiety
187 Fatal Attraction (1987) Adrian Lyne IMDB
188 Felt Jason Banker Indiewire
189 Female Trouble (1974)   Time Out
190 Fire   Flick Chart
191 Foxfire   Flick Chart
192 Frances Ha (2012)   High Snobiety
193 Frida (2002)   Image
194 Gabbeh (1996) Mohsen Makhmalbaf IMDB
195 Gas, Food Lodging   Flick Chart
196
Gett: The Trial of Viviane Amsalem (2014)
  High Snobiety
197 Ghostbusters (2016)   Time Out
198 Ginger Snaps   Flick Chart
199 Ginger Snaps: Unleashed   Flick Chart
200 Girl Rising   Hypable
201 Girl, Interrupted (1999)   Time Out
202 Girlfriends   Flick Chart
203 Grace of My Heart   Flick Chart
204 Grandma (2015)   Time Out
205 Gravity (2013)   Time Out
206
Guess Who’s Coming To Dinner (1967)
  Den Of Geek
207 Hanna (2011) Joe Wright IMDB
208 Hard Candy (2005) David Slade IMDB
209 He Named Me Malala (2015)   Newsweek
210 Heart Like a Wheel   Flick Chart
211 Heavenly Creatures (1994)   Time Out
212 Hidden Figures   Finder
213 Hiroshima Mon Amour (1959) Alain Resnais IMDB
214 Hush (2016)   She Thinx
215 I Think We’re Alone Now   Stylist
216 I, Tonya   Stylist
217 I, You, He, She   Flick Chart
218 I’ve Heard the Mermaids Singing (1987) Patricia Rozema IMDB
219 I’m No Angel (1933)   Grazia Daily
220 Images   Flick Chart
221 In A World… Lake Bell Indiewire
222 In the Cut   Flick Chart
223 Incredibles 2   Autostraddle
224 IRON CLAWED ANGELS   Indie Mag
225 Jackie Brown (1997) Quentin Tarantino IMDB
226 Je, tu, il, elle Chantal Akerman Taste Of Cinema
227 Jennifer’s Body (2009)   She Thinx
228 John Tucker Must Die   Hypable
229 Julia   Flick Chart
230 Juliet of the Spirits (1965) Federico Fellini IMDB
231 Juno (2007) Jason Reitman IMDB
232 La souriante Madame Beudet Germaine Dulac Taste Of Cinema
233
Ladies and Gentlemen, the Fabulous Stains (1982)
  Time Out
234 Lady Bird   Stylist
235 Lady Macbeth (2016)   Time Out
236 Leaving Normal   Flick Chart
237 Lianna   Flick Chart
238 Lilo and Stitch   Newsweek
239 Living Out Loud   Flick Chart
240 Lizzie   Stylist
241 Looking for Mr. Goodbar   Flick Chart
242 Lucía (1968) Humberto Solás IMDB
243 Maleficent (2014) Robert Stromberg IMDB
244 Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again   Autostraddle
245 Mansfield Park   Flick Chart
246 Marianne and Juliane (1981)   BFI
247 Marie Antoinette (2006) Sofia Coppola IMDB
248 Mary Kom (2014)   Book My Show
249 Mary Magdalene   Stylist
250 Mary Poppins Returns   Stylist
251 Mary, Queen of Scots   Stylist
252 Meek’s Cutoff   Flick Chart
253 Men Don’t Leave   Flick Chart
254 Mildred Pierce (1945) Michael Curtiz IMDB
255 Miss You Already (2015)   Newsweek
256 Molly’s Game   Stylist
257 Muriel’s Wedding (1994)   High Snobiety
258 Mystic Pizza (1988)   Time Out
259 Neerja (2016)   Book My Show
260 New Women (1935) Chusheng Cai IMDB
261 No One Killed Jessica (2011)   Book My Show
262 Norma Rae (1979)   Time Out
263 North Country (2005)   Bustle
264 Now and Then   Fairy God Boss
265 Now Voyager (1942)   Grazia Daily
266 Onibaba (1964) Kaneto Shindô IMDB
267 Osaka Elegy   Flick Chart
268 Parched (2016)   Book My Show
269 Passenger (1963) Andrzej Munk IMDB
270 Passion Fish John Sayles Taste Of Cinema
271 Pink (2016)   Book My Show
272 Prevenge (2016)   Time Out
273 Prime Suspect (1991) Helen Mirren IMDB
274 Princess Mononoke (1997)   Time Out
275 Private Benjamin   Flick Chart
276 Proud Mary   Stylist
277 Queen (2013)   Book My Show
278 Queen Margot (1994) Patrice Chéreau IMDB
279 Queen of Katwe (2016)   Image
280 Rachel, Rachel   Flick Chart
281 Raw (2016)   Time Out
282 RBG   Fairy God Boss
283 Red Desert   Flick Chart
284 Romance   Flick Chart
285 Room   Newsweek
286 Rosemary’s Baby (1968) Roman Polanski IMDB
287 Rosetta (1999)   Time Out
288 Ruby in Paradise   Flick Chart
289 Safe (1995)   Time Out
290 Salt of the Earth (1954) Herbert J. Biberman IMDB
291 Sans toit ni loi Agnès Varda Taste Of Cinema
292 Season of the Witch   Flick Chart
293 Sedmikrásky Vera Chytilová Taste Of Cinema
294 Seeing Allred (   Newsweek
295 Serenity (2005)   Buzzfeed
296 Sex and the City (1998–2004) Sarah Jessica Parker IMDB
297 She’s the Man   Ranker
298 She’s Beautiful When She’s Angry   Fairy God Boss
299 Show Me Love (1998)   Time Out
300 Shut Up & Sing (2006)   Time Out
301 Smithereens (1982) Susan Seidelman IMDB
302 Smooth Talk (1985)   Time Out
303 Song of the Exile (1990) Ann Hui IMDB
304
Star Wars: Episode IV – A New Hope (1977)
  Buzzfeed
305 Star Wars: The Force Awakens   Hypable
306 Star Wars: The Last Jedi (2017)   Time Out
307 Steel Magnolias (1989)   Buzzfeed
308 Story of Women (1988) Claude Chabrol IMDB
309 Sunrise (1927) F.W. Murnau IMDB
310 Tangerine (2015)   Newsweek
311 Tank Girl (1995) Rachel Talalay IMDB
312 Teeth Mitchell Lichtenstein Indiewire
313 Ten   Flick Chart
314 The Apple (1998) Samira Makhmalbaf IMDB
315 The Big City   Flick Chart
316 The Blind Side (2009)   Image
317 The Breadwinner   Newsweek
318 The Burning Bed   Flick Chart
319 The Children Act   Stylist
320 The Cloud-Capped Star (1960) Ritwik Ghatak IMDB
321 The Company of Strangers (1990)   BFI
322 The Contender (2000)   Time Out
323 The Cranes Are Flying (1957) Mikhail Kalatozov IMDB
324 The Darkest Minds   Stylist
325 The Docks of New York (1928) Josef von Sternberg IMDB
326 The Duchess (2008)   Newsweek
327 The Exorcist (1973) William Friedkin IMDB
328 The Favourite   Stylist
329 The Girl with All the Gifts (2017)   She Thinx
330 The Goddess (1960) Satyajit Ray IMDB
331 The Good Mother   Flick Chart
332 The Handmaiden (2016)   She Thinx
333
The Harry Potter Series (2001-2011)
  Buzzfeed
334 The Hate U Give   Autostraddle
335 The Hunger Games (2012)   Time Out
336
The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 2
  Newsweek
337 The Keeping Room Daniel Barber Indiewire
338 The Kids Are All Right (2010)   Time Out
339 The Last Mistress (2007) Catherine Breillat IMDB
340 The Love Witch (2016)   Time Out
341 The Mists of Avalon   Flick Chart
342 The More You Ignore Me   Stylist
343 The No. 1 Ladies’ Detective Agency (2008–2009) Jill Scott IMDB
344 The Official Story (1985) Luis Puenzo IMDB
345 The Portrait of a Lady   Flick Chart
346 The Post   Stylist
347
The Princess Diaries 2: Royal Engagement (2004)
  Buzzfeed
348 The Prize Winner of Defiance, Ohio   Flick Chart
349 THE PUNK SINGER   Indie Mag
350 The Rain People   Flick Chart
351 The Runaways (2010)   Image
352
The Seashell and the Clergyman (1928)
  BFI
353 The Secret Life of Bees (2008)   Image
354 The Shape of Water   Stylist
355 The Silence of the Lambs (1991)   Time Out
356
The Sisterhood Of The Travelling Pants (2005)
  Image
357 The Story of the Last Chrysanthemum (1939) Kenji Mizoguchi IMDB
358 The Sun Behind the Moon (2001) Mohsen Makhmalbaf IMDB
359 The Thin Man (1934)   Grazia Daily
360 The Umbrellas of Cherbourg (1964)   Time Out
361 The Unsinkable Molly Brown   Flick Chart
362 The Watermelon Woman (1996)   BFI
363 The Whistleblower (2010) Larysa Kondracki IMDB
364 Three Billboards Outside Ebbing   Stylist
365 Three Colours: Blue (1993)   The Cinemaholic
366 Tiny Furniture (2010)   Time Out
367 Todo sobre mi madre Pedro Almodóvar Taste Of Cinema
368 Tokyo Story (1953) Yasujirô Ozu IMDB
369 Tomb Raider   Stylist
370 Top of the Lake (2013– ) Elisabeth Moss IMDB
371 True Grit   Hypable
372 Two Days, One Night (2014)   The Cinemaholic
373 Under the Shadow (2016)   She Thinx
374 Under the Skin (2013)   Time Out
375 Under the Tuscan Sun (2003)   Image
376 Verónica (2017)   She Thinx
377 Viskningar och rop Ingmar Bergman Taste Of Cinema
378 Vita and Virginia   Stylist
379 Viva Maria!   Flick Chart
380 Vivre Sa Vie (1962)   The Cinemaholic
381 Walking and Talking (1996)   Time Out
382 When Night Is Falling   Flick Chart
383 Whip It (2009) Drew Barrymore IMDB
384 Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf? (1966) Mike Nichols IMDB
385 Widows   Autostraddle
386 Winter’s Bone (2010)   Time Out
387 WR: Mysteries of the Organism (1971) Dusan Makavejev IMDB
388 Yellow Earth   Flick Chart
389 Zero Dark Thirty (2012)   Time Out


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Bustle 23 Movies Every Feminist Should See At Least Once
Buzzfeed 33 Feminist Films Every Girl Should See In Her Lifetime
Den Of Geek 8 Classic Feminist Movies Well Ahead of Their Time
Fairy God Boss 45 Feminist Movies to Add to Your Binge List
Finder 10 feminist movies to stream this month in celebration of International
Flick Chart The Top 100 Feminist Films of All Time
Grazia Daily Classic Hollywood Films That Are Surprisingly Feminist
High Snobiety 20 Feminist Films You Should Know
Hypable 10 Best Feminist Films to watch with your girls
Image 25 empowering movies that’ll make you proud to be a woman
IMDB 100 best feminist films
Indie Mag TOP 10 FEMINIST MOVIES TO WATCH BEFORE YOU DIE
Indiewire 12 Feminist Indies Every Film Lover Must See
Newsweek International Women’s Day 2018: Feminist Movies To Stream on
Ranker Best Feminism Movies | List of Famous Films About Feminism
She Thinx 7 Feminist Horror Movies That You Can Stream Right Now
Stylist The 26 films every feminist needs to watch in 2018
Taste Of Cinema The 20 Best Feminist Movies of All Time « Taste of Cinema
The Cinemaholic 15 Best Feminist Movies of All Time
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Time Out The 100 best feminist films of all time
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