2018 women-directed moviesby ruxandra_grecu | created - 03 Jan 2018 | updated - 15 Jan 2018 | Public
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2. Blame (I) (2017)
100 min | Drama
A drama teacher's taboo relationship with an unstable student strikes a nerve in her jealous classmate, sparking a vengeful chain of events within their suburban high school that draws parallels to 'The Crucible'.
3. In the Land of Pomegranates (2018)
120 min | Documentary
Directed by Hava Beller an 85-year-old, female, Oscar-nominated filmmaker, whose two prior films took her each over a decade to make. This one took even longer. She has a very distinct eye ... See full summary »
Director: Hava Kohav Beller
Votes: 11 | Gross: $0.01M
4. Yao ling ling (2017)
89 min | Comedy
A quirky internet star, a pair of retired gangsters, and the black sheep of a prolific family of herbalists are a few of the oddball tenants that call the dilapidated apartments of Humble ... See full summary »
Votes: 158 | Gross: $0.19M
5. Project Eden: Vol. I (2017)
95 min | Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Aided by an ex-military officer, a young woman becomes an unwitting fugitive after discovering that her son's catatonic state may be at the heart of a global conspiracy.
6. The Strange Ones (2017)
R | 81 min | Drama, Thriller
Mysterious events surround two travelers as they make their way across a remote American landscape. On the surface all seems normal, but what appears to be a simple vacation soon gives way to a dark and complex web of secrets.
7. Freak Show (2017)
Unrated | 91 min | Comedy, Drama
Follows the story of teenager Billy Bloom who, despite attending an ultra conservative high school, makes the decision to run for homecoming queen.
Votes: 1,711 | Gross: $0.02M
8. Vazante (2017)
116 min | Adventure, Drama
Brazil 1821. A rich cattle herder finds out that his wife dies in labor. Forced to live in the property with numerous African slaves, he marries his wife's niece. But he returns to droving, leaving his wife behind alone with the slaves.
Votes: 377 | Gross: $0.02M
11. The Female Brain (2017)
Not Rated | 98 min | Comedy
What makes a woman swipe right for Mr. Wrong? Sofía Vergara and Whitney Cummings star in this fresh, witty look at the science behind our romantic missteps.
Votes: 1,760 | Gross: $0.02M
13. The Party (I) (2017)
R | 71 min | Comedy, Drama
Janet hosts a party to celebrate her new promotion, but once the guests arrive it becomes clear that not everything is going to go down as smoothly as the red wine.
Votes: 12,848 | Gross: $0.75M
14. Half Magic (2018)
R | 94 min | Comedy, Romance
Explores themes of female empowerment through sex, work, and friendship. These women are able to come together through their frustration over male dominance and in fact use their newly ... See full summary »
15. A Wrinkle in Time (2018)
PG | 109 min | Adventure, Family, Fantasy
After the disappearance of her scientist father, three peculiar beings send Meg, her brother, and her friend to space in order to find him.
Votes: 31,918 | Gross: $100.48M
16. What They Had (2018)
R | 101 min | Drama
Bridget returns home at her brother's urging to deal with her ailing mother and her father's reluctance to let go of their life together.
Votes: 784 | Gross: $0.26M
18. You Were Never Really Here (2017)
R | 89 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
A traumatized veteran, unafraid of violence, tracks down missing girls for a living. When a job spins out of control, Joe's nightmares overtake him as a conspiracy is uncovered leading to what may be his death trip or his awakening.
Votes: 60,921 | Gross: $2.52M
19. The Rider (2017)
R | 104 min | Drama, Western
After suffering a near fatal head injury, a young cowboy undertakes a search for new identity and what it means to be a man in the heartland of America.
Votes: 7,635 | Gross: $2.42M
20. Zama (2017)
Unrated | 115 min | Drama
Based on the novel by Antonio Di Benedetto written in 1956, on Don Diego de Zama, a Spanish officer of the seventeenth century settled in Asunción, who awaits his transfer to Buenos Aires.
Votes: 3,297 | Gross: $0.20M
21. I Feel Pretty (2018)
PG-13 | 110 min | Comedy
A woman struggling with insecurity wakes from a fall believing she is the most beautiful and capable woman on the planet. Her new confidence empowers her to live fearlessly, but what happens when she realizes her appearance never changed?
Votes: 33,252 | Gross: $48.80M
22. Valley Girl
PG-13 | Comedy, Musical, Romance | Completed
Set to a new wave '80s soundtrack, a pair of young lovers from different backgrounds defy their parents and friends to stay together. A musical adaptation of the 1983 film.
23. The Spy Who Dumped Me (2018)
R | 117 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy
Audrey and Morgan are best friends who unwittingly become entangled in an international conspiracy when one of the women discovers the boyfriend who dumped her was actually a spy.
Votes: 38,738 | Gross: $33.56M
25. The Nightingale (I) (2018)
136 min | Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Set in 1825, Clare, a young Irish convict woman, chases a British officer through the rugged Tasmanian wilderness, bent on revenge for a terrible act of violence he committed against her family. On the way she enlists the services of an Aboriginal tracker named Billy, who is also marked by trauma from his own violence-filled past.
26. The Darkest Minds (2018)
PG-13 | 104 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
Imprisoned by an adult world that now fears everyone under 18, a group of teens form a resistance group to fight back and reclaim control of their future.
Votes: 17,493 | Gross: $12.70M
28. Mary Queen of Scots (2018)
R | 124 min | Biography, Drama, History
Mary Stuart's attempt to overthrow her cousin Elizabeth I, Queen of England, finds her condemned to years of imprisonment before facing execution.
Votes: 5,543 | Gross: $16.12M
29. Dark River (2017)
Not Rated | 90 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Following the death of her father, Alice (Ruth Wilson) returns to her home village for the first time in 15 years, to claim the tenancy to the family farm she believes is rightfully hers.
Votes: 1,972 | Gross: $0.01M
30. Fast Color (2018)
PG-13 | 100 min | Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
A woman is forced to go on the run when her superhuman abilities are discovered. Years after having abandoned her family, the only place she has left to hide is home.
33. Laissez bronzer les cadavres (2017)
Unrated | 92 min | Thriller
A grizzled thug and his gang head to an island retreat with a haul of 250 kilograms of gold bullion to lay low; however, a bohemian writer, his muse, and a pair of gendarmes further complicate things, as allegiances are put to the test.
Votes: 1,519 | Gross: $0.09M
34. The Mustang (2019)
R | Drama | Completed
MUSTANG tells the story of Roman Coleman, a violent convict, who is given the chance to participate in a rehabilitation therapy program involving the training of wild mustangs.
35. On the Basis of Sex (2018)
PG-13 | 120 min | Biography, Drama
The true story of Ruth Bader Ginsburg, her struggles for equal rights, and the early cases of a historic career that lead to her nomination and confirmation as U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice.
Votes: 3,007 | Gross: $17.68M
36. Out of Blue (2018)
110 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
When Detective Mike Hoolihan is called to investigate the shooting of leading astrophysicist and black hole expert, Jennifer Rockwell, she is affected in ways she struggles to comprehend.
37. The Turning (2019)
Drama, Horror | Post-production
A young governess is hired by a man who has become responsible for his young nephew and niece after the deaths of their parents. A modern take on Henry James' novella "The Turn of the Screw".
38. Vita & Virginia (2018)
110 min | Biography, Drama, Romance
It's the fascinating true story about the love affair between socialite and popular author Vita Sackville-West and literary icon Virginia Woolf.
39. Woman Walks Ahead (2017)
R | 101 min | Biography, Drama, History
Catherine Weldon, a portrait painter from 1890s Brooklyn, travels to Dakota to paint a portrait of Sitting Bull and becomes embroiled in the Lakota peoples' struggle over the rights to their land.
Votes: 2,987 | Gross: $0.06M
40. Andið eðlilega (2018)
TV-14 | 95 min | Drama
Two women's lives will intersect while trapped in circumstances unforeseen. Between a struggling Icelandic mother and an asylum seeker from Guinea-Bissau, a delicate bond will form as both strategize to get their lives back on track.
41. Clara's Ghost (2018)
Not Rated | 80 min | Comedy, Drama, Family
Set over the course of a single evening in the Reynolds family home in suburban Connecticut, Clara's Ghost tells the story of Clara Reynolds who, fed up with constant ribbing from her ... See full summary »
42. Dead Pigs (2018)
130 min | Comedy, Drama, Family
A bumbling pig farmer, a feisty salon owner, a sensitive busboy, an expat architect and a disenchanted rich girl converge and collide as thousands of dead pigs float down the river towards a rapidly-modernizing Shanghai.
43. I Am Not a Witch (2017)
93 min | Drama
Following a banal incident in her local village, 8-year old girl Shula is accused of witchcraft. After a short trial she is found guilty, taken into state custody and exiled to a witch camp... See full summary »
Votes: 1,759 | Gross: $0.05M
44. I Think We're Alone Now (2018)
R | 93 min | Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi
The apocalypse proves a blessing in disguise for one lucky recluse -- until a second survivor arrives with the threat of companionship.
46. Leave No Trace (2018)
PG | 109 min | Drama
A father and his thirteen year-old daughter are living an ideal existence in a vast urban park in Portland, Oregon, when a small mistake derails their lives forever.
Votes: 25,252 | Gross: $6.05M
47. The Long Dumb Road (2018)
R | 90 min | Comedy
Two guys serendipitously meet at a time when they both find themselves at personal crossroads and decide to embark on an unplanned road trip across the American Southwest.
Votes: 777 | Gross: $0.00M
48. Madeline's Madeline (2018)
Unrated | 93 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller
A theatre director's latest project takes on a life of its own when her young star takes her performance too seriously.
Votes: 1,767 | Gross: $0.18M
50. Nancy (2018)
Not Rated | 85 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Nancy becomes increasingly convinced she was kidnapped as a child. When she meets a couple whose daughter went missing thirty years ago, reasonable doubts give way to willful belief.
Votes: 1,314 | Gross: $0.08M
51. Never Goin' Back (2018)
R | 85 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama
Jessie and Angela, high school dropouts, are taking a week off to chill at the beach. Too bad their house got robbed, rent's due, they're about to get fired, and they're broke.
Votes: 1,202 | Gross: $0.06M
52. Night Comes On (2018)
86 min | Drama