With increasing concerns about representation in Hollywood, 2018 seems to be the year for movies directed by women. It's a great time to be a female director, as many people are craving a change from the status quo. The desire for a diversity of voices means more and more movie-goers want to see films made by women and other traditionally underrepresented groups. This list of 2018 films directed by women includes the most stunning examples of filmmaking by women.
Some good 2018 films directed by women include Blockers, A Wrinkle in Time, and The Rider.
There are many 2018 movies with female directors, many of them made by the best female directors working today. However, which movie is truly the best of the best? Vote below to decide! Do you feel any female directed movies of 2018 are missing? Feel free to add them.
Want more movies directed by women? Here is a list of 2020 female directed films.
Actors: Leslie Mann, Ike Barinholtz, John Cena, Kathryn Newton, Graham PhillipsBlockers is a 2018 American comedy film directed by Kay Cannon. When three parents stumble... more on Wikipedia
Actors: Joaquin Phoenix, Ekaterina Samsonov, Alex Manette, John Doman, Judith Roberts
Released: 2017You Were Never Really Here is a 2017 thriller film directed by Lynne Ramsay, based on the... more on Wikipedia
Actors: Lana Condor, Janel Parrish, Anna Cathcart, Noah Centineo, Israel Broussard
Released: 2018To All the Boys I've Loved Before is a 2018 American teen romance film directed by Susan... more on Wikipedia
Actors: Mila Kunis, Kate McKinnon, Sam Heughan, Hasan Minhaj, Justin Theroux
Released: 2018The Spy Who Dumped Me is a 2018 American action comedy film directed by Susanna Fogel. Best... more on Wikipedia
Actors: Chloë Grace Moretz, Sasha Lane, John Gallagher, Jr., Forrest Goodluck
Released: 2018The Miseducation of Cameron Post is a 2018 American-British drama film directed by Desiree... more on Wikipedia
Actors: Brady Jandreau, Tim Jandreau, Lilly Jandreau, Cat Clifford, Lane Scott
Released: 2018The Rider is a 2017 American drama film directed by Chloé Zhao. After suffering a near fatal... more on Wikipedia
Actors: Matilda Lutz, Kevin Janssens, Vincent Colombe, Guillaume Bouchède
Released: 2018Revenge is a 2017 French revenge horror film directed by Coralie Fargeat. After being... more on Wikipedia
Actors: Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Gloria Steinem, Nina Totenberg
Released: 2018RBG is a 2018 documentary film directed by Julie Cohen and Betsy West. At the age of 84, U.S.... more on Wikipedia
Actors: Melissa Leo, Tessa Thompson, La La Anthony, Whoopi Goldberg, Anna Paquin
Released: 2018Furlough is a 2018 comedy-drama film directed by Laurie Collyer. When an inmate (Melissa Leo)...
The PartySally Potter
Actors: Timothy Spall, Kristin Scott Thomas, Patricia Clarkson, Emily Mortimer, Cillian Murphy
Released: 2017The Party is a 2017 British black comedy film directed by Sally Potter. Janet (Kristin Scott... more on Wikipedia
Night Comes OnJordana Spiro
Actors: Dominique Fishback, Tatum Marilyn Hall, Journee Brown, Cymbal Byrd, Max Casella
Released: 2018Night Comes On is a 2018 drama film directed by Jordana Spiro. Released from juvenile...
Actors: Ben Mendelsohn, Edie Falco, Thomas Mann, Connie Britton, Elizabeth Marvel
Released: 2018The Land of Steady Habits is a 2018 American film directed by Nicole Holofcener, based on the... more on Wikipedia
Actors: Maggie Gyllenhaal, Parker Sevak, Anna Baryshnikov, Rosa Salazar, Michael Chernus
Released: 2018The Kindergarten Teacher is a 2018 American drama film directed by Sara Colangelo, based on... more on Wikipedia
Actors: Elvire Emmanuel, Yahya Abdul-Mateen II, Colman Domingo, Jharrel Jerome, Jared Kemp
Released: 2018First Match is a 2018 American drama film directed by Olivia Newman. A teenage girl (Elvire... more on Wikipedia
Like FatherLauren Miller Rogen
Actors: Kristen Bell, Kelsey Grammer, Seth Rogen
Released: 2018Like Father is a 2018 American comedy film directed by Lauren Miller Rogen. A workaholic woman... more on Wikipedia
Madeline's MadelineJosephine Decker
Actors: Helena Howard, Miranda July, Molly Parker
Released: 2018Madeline’s Madeline is a 2018 mystery-thriller film directed by Josephine Decker. A... more on Wikipedia
Actors: Maia Mitchell, Camila Morrone, Kyle Mooney, Joel Allen, Kendal Smith
Released: 2018Never Goin' Back is a 2018 American drama film directed by Augustine Frizzell. High school... more on Wikipedia
Actors: Sanaa Lathan, Ernie Hudson, Lyriq Bent, Lynn Whitfield, Ricky Whittle
Released: 2018Nappily Ever After is a 2018 American romantic comedy film directed by Haifaa al-Mansour,... more on Wikipedia
Actors: Rachelle Vinberg, Jaden Smith, Nina Moran, Dede, Kabrina Adams
Released: 2018Skate Kitchen is a 2018 American drama film directed by Crystal Moselle. A teenaged...
Actors: Ben Foster, Thomasin McKenzie, Jeff Kober, Dale Dickey
Released: 2018Leave No Trace is a 2018 American film directed by Debra Granik, based on the book My... more on Wikipedia
Actors: Melissa McCarthy, Richard E. Grant, Jane Curtin, Anna Deavere Smith, Dolly Wells
Released: 2018Can You Ever Forgive Me? is a 2018 biographical comedy-drama film directed by Marielle Heller,... more on Wikipedia
Actors: Saoirse Ronan, Margot Robbie, David Tennant, Jack Lowden, Martin Compston
Released: 2018Mary Queen of Scots is a 2018 British-American historical drama film directed by Josie Rourke,... more on Wikipedia
After EverythingHannah Marks, Joey Power
Actors: Jeremy Allen White, Maika Monroe, DeRon Horton, Sasha Lane, Dean Winters
Rotten Tomatoes score: 93%
Actors: Vera Farmiga, Christopher Plummer, Lewis MacDougall, Bobby Cannavale, Kristen Schaal
Released: 2018Boundaries is a 2018 Canadian-American road trip comedy-drama film directed by Shana Feste.... more on Wikipedia
Actors: Tony Revolori, Jason Mantzoukas, Taissa Farmiga, Grace Gummer, Casey Wilson
Released: 2018The Long Dumb Road is a 2018 American road trip comedy film directed by Hannah Fidell. After... more on Wikipedia