Films Directed by Womenby writingarises | created - 25 Jun 2014 | updated - 25 May 2016 | Public
Gathering Film Viewing Possibilities to inspire celebration during the September 1 - 15, 2015 Directed by Women worldwide film viewing party. https://www.facebook.com/directedbywomen https://twitter.com/DirectedbyWomen (a growing list....)
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1. Middle of Nowhere (2012)
R | 97 min | Drama
When her husband is sentenced to eight years in prison, Ruby drops out of medical school in order to focus on her husband's well-being while he's incarcerated - leading her on a journey of self-discovery in the process.
Votes: 1,399 | Gross: $0.08M
3. Selma (2014)
PG-13 | 128 min | Biography, Drama, History
A chronicle of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.'s campaign to secure equal voting rights via an epic march from Selma to Montgomery, Alabama, in 1965.
Votes: 77,468 | Gross: $52.08M
4. It Felt Like Love (2013)
Unrated | 82 min | Drama
Lila wants to emulate the sexual exploits of her more experienced best friend. She fixates on a tough older guy who will "sleep with anyone" and tries to insert herself into his world, putting herself in a dangerously vulnerable situation.
Votes: 2,002 | Gross: $0.03M
5. The Virgin Suicides (1999)
R | 97 min | Drama, Romance
A group of male friends become obsessed with five mysterious sisters who are sheltered by their strict, religious parents in suburban Detroit in the mid 1970s.
Votes: 134,178 | Gross: $4.86M
7. Marie Antoinette (2006)
PG-13 | 123 min | Biography, Drama, History
The retelling of France's iconic but ill-fated queen, Marie Antoinette. From her betrothal and marriage to Louis XVI at 15 to her reign as queen at 19 and to the end of her reign as queen, and ultimately the fall of Versailles.
Votes: 92,800 | Gross: $15.96M
8. Somewhere (2010)
R | 97 min | Comedy, Drama
After withdrawing to the Chateau Marmont, a passionless Hollywood actor reexamines his life when his eleven-year-old daughter surprises him with a visit.
Votes: 40,187 | Gross: $1.77M
9. The Bling Ring (2013)
R | 90 min | Biography, Crime, Drama
Inspired by actual events, a group of fame-obsessed teenagers use the internet to track celebrities' whereabouts in order to rob their homes.
Votes: 77,636 | Gross: $5.84M
13. Blue Steel (1990)
R | 102 min | Action, Crime, Drama
A female rookie in the police force must engage in a cat-and-mouse game with a pistol-wielding psychopath who becomes obsessed with her.
Votes: 11,161 | Gross: $8.22M
16. The Weight of Water (2000)
R | 114 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
A newspaper photographer researches an 1873 double homicide and finds her own life paralleling that of a witness who survived the tragic ordeal.
Votes: 8,514 | Gross: $0.10M
17. K-19: The Widowmaker (2002)
PG-13 | 138 min | Drama, History, Thriller
When Russia's first nuclear submarine malfunctions on its maiden voyage, the crew must race to save the ship and prevent a nuclear disaster.
Votes: 55,585 | Gross: $35.17M
18. The Hurt Locker (2008)
R | 131 min | Drama, Thriller, War
During the Iraq War, a Sergeant recently assigned to an army bomb squad is put at odds with his squad mates due to his maverick way of handling his work.
Votes: 391,660 | Gross: $17.02M
19. Zero Dark Thirty (2012)
R | 157 min | Drama, Thriller
A chronicle of the decade-long hunt for al-Qaeda terrorist leader Osama bin Laden after the September 2001 attacks, and his death at the hands of the Navy S.E.A.L.s Team 6 in May 2011.
Votes: 250,555 | Gross: $95.72M
20. Farah Goes Bang (2013)
Not Rated | 92 min | Comedy
FARAH GOES BANG is a road-trip comedy centered on Farah Mahtab, a woman in her twenties who tries to lose her virginity while campaigning across America for presidential candidate John ... See full summary »
21. Lez Bomb (2018)
TV-14 | 90 min | Comedy, Drama
A still closeted young woman brings her girlfriend home for Thanksgiving, only to have her coming out efforts thwarted by the unexpected arrival of her male roommate.
24. Shara (2003)
100 min | Drama
The Aso family live in the old town of Nara. One Day, Kei, one of the Aso's twin boys suddenly disappears. Five years later seventeen-year old Shun, the remaining twin, is an art student. ... See full summary »
25. The Mourning Forest (2007)
Not Rated | 97 min | Drama
A care-giver at a small retirement home takes one of her patients for a drive to the country, but the two wind up stranded in a forest where they embark on an exhausting and enlightening two-day journey.
27. Hanezu (2011)
91 min | Drama
Woodwork artist Takumi moves to a small village Asuka.He then meets Kayoko,a woman who went to the same school as Takumi.Kayoko is fascinated with the color hanezu(crimson); lives with boyfriend Tetsuya.Soon,she falls in love with Takumi.
29. Tano da morire (1997)
80 min | Drama, Musical
Shot in his butcher shop by a rival clan during the Mafia wars of 1988, the Palermo Mobster Tano Guarrasi is mourned by his wife, four unmarried sisters and his daughter. But in truth, his ... See full summary »
31. Angela (I) (2002)
R | 95 min | Crime, Drama, Romance
True story of an attractive Sicilian mob-wife who participates in her husband's drug-dealing business and falls for her husband's lackey.
32. The Dark Sea (2006)
Not Rated | 83 min | Drama, Romance
The girlfriend of Detective Luca Mocci moves from the house of her friend Charlotte to live with him. When the corpse of the upper-class escort and student Valentina Martini is found in an ... See full summary »
33. Lost Kisses (2010)
80 min | Drama
A 13-year-old girl in the deprived outskirts of a sprawling Sicilian city becomes a local celebrity to her needy community when word spreads that she just might be able to perform miracles.
35. The Prince of Tides (1991)
R | 132 min | Drama, Romance
A troubled man talks to his suicidal sister's psychiatrist about their family history and falls in love with her in the process.
Votes: 14,655 | Gross: $74.79M
36. The Mirror Has Two Faces (1996)
PG-13 | 126 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
A shy, middle-aged professor enters into a romantic but non-physical relationship with an unlucky-in-love colleague.
Votes: 13,725 | Gross: $41.25M
37. It's Easier for a Camel... (2003)
110 min | Adventure, Comedy, Drama
As a little girl, Federica fantasized about having beautiful long hair that would grow back as soon as she cut it, about never-ending cones of cotton candy and about countless adventures ... See full summary »
Votes: 796 | Gross: $0.02M
38. Actresses (2007)
107 min | Comedy, Drama
Marcelline is an actress. Forty, single and childless, she begins rehearsals for Turgenev's A MONTH IN THE COUNTRY. Denis, the director, admires her greatly and promises he'll make her ... See full summary »
44. Frozen River (2008)
R | 97 min | Crime, Drama
A mom looks for another source of income, when her husband leaves with the money meant for the new mobile home. A nearby Indian territory stretches across the border to Canada with a drivable frozen river between. Smugling?
Votes: 23,528 | Gross: $2.51M
46. Mississippi Masala (1991)
R | 118 min | Drama, Romance
An Indian family is expelled from Uganda when Idi Amin takes power. They move to Mississippi and time passes. The Indian daughter falls in love with a black man, and the respective families... See full summary »
Votes: 4,413 | Gross: $7.31M
47. Salaam Bombay! (1988)
Not Rated | 113 min | Crime, Drama