Tuesday, December 1, 2009

Films with well developed female characters

Add to the list, it's in no particular order





Tank Girl
Harold and Maude
Frozen River
Camille Claudel
Auntie Mame
Paper Moon
Female
Adam’s Rib
White Oleander
Terminator 1, Terminator 2
the Color Purple
Contact
Thelma and Louise
Girl Interrupted
Klute
Handmaid’s Tale
The Coal Miner's Daughter
North Country
Serial Mom
Frances
Orlando
Gypsy
Sunshine Cleaning
Waking the Dead
The Piano
Frida
Marked Woman
Diabolique
Coming Home
Kill Bill 1, Kill Bill 2
His Girl Friday
Philadelphia Story
Aliens
Silence of The Lambs
the Wizard of Oz
Lara Croft
The Incredibles
The Queen
Rabbit Proof Fence
Whale Rider
Mata Hari
Amelie
G.I.Jane
Working 9 to 5
Barefoot in the Park
Broadcast News
Sweet November
Imitation of Life
Alice Doesn’t Live Here Anymore
Angel at My Table
The Way We Were
Heaven Can Wait
Lady Sings the Blues
Rose
Funny Girl & Funny Lady
The Mask
Nikita
Ever After
Nim's Island
Bend It Like Beckham
Gracie
Notorious
Howards End
Straight to Hell
Love & a .45
Freeway
Deathproof
High Art
Down to the Bone
The Cook, the Thief, his Wife, and her Lover
Eating Raoul
Betty Blue
Norma Rae
Talk To Her
Fried Green Tomatoes
Steel Magnolias
Boys Don't Cry
Waitress
Madeline
Who's Afraid of Virginia Wolf
Mary Poppins
A Star Is Born
Crooklyn
All About Eve
Jezebel
Iron Jawed Angels
Enchanted
Legally Blonde
Vera Drake
Sophie's Choice
Mildred Pierce
Much Ado About Nothing
Clueless
A League of Their Own
Erin Brockovich
Vanity Fair
Anna and the King
Elizabeth
What's Love Got To Do With It
Pride & Prejudice
Breakfast at Tiffany’s
As Good As It Gets
My Big Fat Greek Wedding
Riding in Cars With Boys
Lilo & Stitch
Reds
Jackie Brown
Citizen Ruth
The Accused
Emma
Moll Flanders
Dangerous Beauty
The Hours
Dancer In The Dark
Persepholis
Bonnie and Clyde
Run Lola Run
Double Jeopardy
Ali: Fear Eats the Soul
Pale Mother
Bitter Tears of Petra von Kant
Ninotchka
The Nasty Girl
Chocolat
Gone With The Wind
Tootsie
the Notebook
Unbearable Lightness of Being
I Want to Live
What Ever Happened to Baby Jane
Double Indemnity
Dangerous Liaisons
Sunset Blvd
Basic Instinct
Silkwood
Sweet Charity
Irma La Deuce
The Childrens Hour
Terms of Endearment
Romeo's Bleeding
Heathers 
Fargo
Network
China Syndrome
Klute
Kramer vs. Kramer
Leon
Romancing the Stone
Body Heat
Raiders of the Lost Arc
Witness
Henry and June
The Last Seduction
Monster
Mommie Dearest
Drugstore Cowboy
Blue Velvet
Speed
Death Becomes Her
Witches of Eastwick
Blue, White, Red, Malèna
Jean de Flourette
Roma
città apert
Pans Labrinth
The Rose Tattoo
Kramer V Kramer
Casablanca


    3 comments:

    caseydancer said...

    AWESOME.

    Anonymous said...

    add
    Tampopo
    Breakfast at Tiffany's
    Definitely, Maybe
    Love, Actually
    Ichi (2008)
    Under the Tuscan Sun
    A Good Year

    4 Weddings and a Funeral (for Fiona, not Carrie)

    Notting Hill (Bella and Honey, not Anna Scott)

    Anything Abigail Breslin chooses
    Anything Zooey Deschanel chooses

    I could go on... and on...!

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    Duck Soup said...

    Cleo from 5 to 7. Not only does it have a female star, it's directed by arguably the greatest female director of all time: Agnes Varda.