10 Surprising Movies Directed By Women

If you assume a woman can’t make a graphic, violent or even crude flick, then you may be surprised at the following 10 movies — all directed by talented females and filled with the type of material most people would normally associate with a male director.

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  • 'Pirates of the Caribbean 5' to set sail summer 2017 - Los Angeles Times
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    07/24/2014 - 2:00 pm | View Link
  • Forecast: 'Lucy' to Beat Up 'Hercules' This Weekend - BoxOfficeMojo
    Movies with female protagonists are few and far ... Directed by Rob Reiner and starring Michael ... it would be surprising if it earned more than ...
    07/24/2014 - 1:08 pm | View Link
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    07/24/2014 - 12:23 pm | View Link
  • Dear Hollywood, Stop Stealing All Your Ideas From Frank Miller - Slate Magazine
    Batman Leads With Chin in New Movie Image - NBCNews.com
    07/24/2014 - 11:39 am | View Link
  • French actor Romain Duris is a man of many moods - Los Angeles Times
    ... has appeared in a wide range of movies, such as ... Directed with an expected élan by Michel ... city on the Black Sea suffered a ...
    07/24/2014 - 8:36 am | View Link
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  • Guardians of the Galaxy
    When it comes to taking risks, there’s arguably no ballsier studio than Marvel currently working in Hollywood. Yet while recovering addicts, Shakespearean directors and super-powered Norse Gods are all pretty sizeable blockbuster bets, their latest movie adventure makes those audacious gambles look positively sensible. So what do you get when you mix a gun-toting raccoon, an alien tree warrior ...
    07/24/2014 - 11:59 pm | View Link
  • 'Lucy' to Beat Up 'Hercules' This Weekend
    On the final weekend of July, two very different action movies will try to reverse the domestic box office's downward trend. Hercules has a much bigger budget and arguably more star power in Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson, but the sword-and-sandals epic doesn't appear to be connecting with moviegoers. In contrast, Lucy's eye-catching visuals and intriguing "what if" story has put it on pace for an ...
    07/24/2014 - 7:38 pm | View Link
  • 'Pirates of the Caribbean 5' to set sail summer 2017
    "Pirates of the Caribbean 5" is charting a course for July 7, 2017.
    07/24/2014 - 2:02 pm | View Link
  • DVD reviews: ‘Transcendence,’ ‘Blue Ruin’ and ‘Sabotage’
    “Transcendence” (2014, PG-13, 119 min., $28.98) Wally Pfister, best known for his work as a cinematographer on Christopher Nolan’s films, made his directorial debut with ...
    07/24/2014 - 1:26 am | View Link
  • 'Sex Tape' an X-rated tale with a PG plot
    The high-concept comedies spawned by "The 40-Year-Old Virgin" need to start using birth control.
    07/23/2014 - 1:26 pm | View Link
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  • 'Jersey Boys' is old-school entertainment with surprising edge
    Via @latimes: 'Jersey Boys' has a darker cast than its Broadway precursor Because his movies often dance to a violent tune, it's easy to forget Clint Eastwood's passion for music. He directed "Bird" as well as "Honkytonk Man," and for the past decade he's ...
    06/19/2014 - 10:23 am | View Link
  • Most Surprising Movies of 2013
    There were plenty of movies that ended up pretty close to our expectations ... alert wittiness and playfully alive performances transcend this creature, written and directed by Richard LaGravenese and based on the novel by Kami Garcia and Margaret Stohl ...
    12/31/2013 - 6:16 am | View Link
  • 'Curse of Chucky' causes surprising Internet buzz before release on home video
    The "Chucky" movies are known for their campy humor as much as ... unrated chapter of the blood-soaked suspense saga ... Written and directed by Mancini, "Curse of Chucky" finds a family imperiled by the murderous doll that launched a generation's ...
    07/10/2013 - 9:38 am | View Link
  • Director Sam Mendes On How He Got Away With Skyfall's Surprising Ending
    Now that Skyfall is a massive global hit and widely regarded as one of the best Bond movies of all time, it alls eels to make perfect sense that it was directed by Oscar winner Sam Mendes, who brought in collaborators like cinematographer Roger Deakins and ...
    11/11/2012 - 11:00 am | View Link
  • 'The Cabin in the Woods': A horror film that's clever and surprising? That's entertainment
    Directed by Drew Goddard ... jolts and laughs. It's kind of three movies in one, and unlike most Hollywood horror hogwash, "The Cabin in the Woods" doesn't telegraph everything that's going to happen. It's a rollicking good night at the movies.
    04/11/2012 - 11:05 pm | View Link
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  • Best Ever French Films: Top ten French movies of all time
    Best French Films Ever. Top Rated French Movies: popular, classic, famous "must watch" Cinema Français Great Movie Pictures Old and New
    08/1/2014 - 6:04 am | View Website
  • Myra Breckinridge (film)
    Myra Breckinridge is a 1970 American comedy film based on Gore Vidal's 1968 novel of the same name, the film was directed by Michael Sarne, with Raquel Welch in the ...
    08/1/2014 - 2:44 am | View Website
  • Catch and Release (2006)
    Directed by Susannah Grant. With Jennifer Garner, Timothy Olyphant, Sam Jaeger, Kevin Smith. A woman struggles to accept the death of her fiancé and the secrets he ...
    07/31/2014 - 9:04 am | View Website
  • Greatest Movie Plot Twists, Spoilers and Surprise Endings
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    07/31/2014 - 1:48 am | View Website
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    07/30/2014 - 11:00 am | View Website
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