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Tell Us Which Movie Most People Never Realized Was Directed By A Woman

Behind every great movie is a great woman with a killer eye.

I'm just gonna cut to the chase, folks: there are some really popular movies out in the entertainment world that are downright brilliant, and do you know why? Because those films were directed by (you guessed it) WOMEN.

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So I want to ask you, dear reader: Which movie do most people not know was directed by a woman?

Maybe you grew up absolutely loving The Preacher's Wife, and years later you found out the brilliant woman behind the camera was Penny Marshall.

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Or perhaps most people don't know the 2019 comedy Little starring Issa Rae and Marsai Martin was directed by none other than Tina Gordon.

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Or maybe you think it's a shame that Debbie Allen's work directing Dolly Parton's Christmas on the Square went unnoticed by fans, and she deserves way more credit.

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Whatever it is, we want to know! Tell us which popular movie most people never realized was actually directed by a woman in the comments below.

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The best submissions will be featured in a BuzzFeed Community post!