Female directors are a rarity in Hollywood. While that is an entirely different topic of discussion, this article sets out to praise the accomplishments of female directors in Hollywood. These movies directed by women are some of the most famous films in cinematography. Chances are several of the famous movies listed below will shock you. Here’s a list of the best films made by female filmmakers. You can bet Ava DuVernay, Kathryn Bigelow, Sofia Coppola, Nora Ephron and Catherine Hardwicke’s movies are listed.
The Best Movies Directed By Women
Bend It Like Beckham
The Kids Are All Right
Ava DuVernay is a complete Hollywood Girl Boss. As a female director she has taken huge strides in the film industry. This is DuVernay’s most popular movie – it had four Golden Globe Award nominations! DuVerynay’s movie was nominated for Best Picture and won Best Original Song at the 87th Academy Awards.
Stories We Tell
City of God
Lords of Dogtown
Little Miss Sunshine
The Hurt Locker
Lost In Translation
Something’s Gotta Give
You’ve Got Mail
What Women Want
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