Literally Just 23 Mindblowing Movies That Were Directed By Women

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    We recently asked members of the BuzzFeed Community to tell us about their favourite movies directed by women. Here are some of their recommendations...

    1. Waitress (2007), dir. Adrienne Shelly

    2. Boys Don't Cry (1999), dir. Kimberly Peirce

    3. Water (2005), dir. Deepa Mehta

    4. Point Break (1991), dir. Kathryn Bigelow

    5. Selma (2014), dir. Ava DuVernay

    6. The Prince of Tides (1991), dir. Barbra Streisand

    7. Winter's Bone (2010), dir. Debra Granik

    8. We Need to Talk About Kevin (2011), dir. Lynne Ramsay

    9. Eve's Bayou (1997), dir. Kasi Lemmons

    10. The Edge of Seventeen (2016), dir. Kelly Fremon Craig

    11. A Girl Walks Home Alone at Night (2014), dir. Ana Lily Amirpour

    12. Real Genius (1985), dir. Martha Coolidge

    13. D.E.B.S. (2004), dir. Angela Robinson

    14. Bend It Like Beckham (2002), dir. Gurinder Chadha

    15. Girlhood (2014), dir. Céline Sciamma

    16. Little Miss Sunshine (2006), dir. Valerie Faris*

    17. But I'm A Cheerleader (1999), dir. Jamie Babbit

    18. American Psycho (2000), dir. Mary Harron

    19. A League of Their Own (1992), dir. Penny Marshall

    20. The Piano (1993), dir. Jane Campion

    21. Orlando (1992), dir. Sally Potter

    22. The Virgin Suicides (1999), dir. Sofia Coppola

    23. Wayne's World (1992), dir. Penelope Spheeris

    Note: Some submissions may have been edited for length and/or clarity.

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