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Women Directed Films You Can Stream Right Now

There is a wide range of incredible films to watch if you are looking for quality content to keep you occupied. In the past few years there has been much said about the lack of opportunities afforded to women directors to showcase their talents. One major issue is that audiences don’t often know about these films, have access to them, or quite simply, the marketing is just not adequate.

Luckily, there are many great films to check out right at your fingertips right now. Here is a list of some the most well-received women directed films from the last two years on each major streaming service.


  • Atlantics dir. Mati Diop
  • The Body Remembers When the World Broke Open dir. Elle-Maija Tailfeathers and Kathleen Hepburn
  • Knock Down the House dir. Rachel Lears
  • Homecoming: A Film by Beyoncé dir. Beyoncé
  • Bird Box dir. Susanne Bier


  • Fast Color dir. Julia Hart
  • Booksmart dir. Olivia Wilde
  • Little Woods dir. Nia DaCosta
  • Destroyer dir. Karyn Kusama
  • The Party’s Just Beginning dir. Karen Gillan
  • Skate Kitchen dir. Crystal Moselle

Disney +

  • Captain Marvel dir. Anna Boden and Ryan Fleck
  • Frozen II dir. Jennifer Lee and Chris Buck
  • A Wrinkle in Time dir. Ava DuVernay
  • Bao dir. Domee Shi


  • The Farewell dir. Lulu Wang
  • Hustlers dir. Lorene Scafaria
  • Honey Boy dir. Alma Har’el
  • Late Night dir. Nisha Ganatra
  • Lady Bird dir. Greta Gerwig
  • Madeline’s Madeline dir. Josephine Decker


  • Can You Ever Forgive Me? dir. Marielle Heller
  • Mary Queen of Scots dir. Josie Rourke
  • The Tale dir. Jennifer Fox
  • Share dir. Pippa Bianco


  • Tigers Are Not Afraid dir. Issa López
  • The Ranger dir. Jennifer Wexler
  • Revenge dir. Coralie Fargeat


  • Hala dir. Minhal Baig


  • Half the Picture dir. Amy Adrion
  • The Rider dir. Chloe Zhao
  • I Think We’re Alone Now dir. Reed Morano

Please enjoy these wonderful films, and be sure to seek out more incredible films by women!

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