25 Movie Titles Describing Great Female Directors' Trademarks

by Breumaster | created - 7 months ago | updated - 6 months ago | Public

Since the discussion of the male directors dominated movie business started, the poll board users decided to make a poll for female directors. They are not lesser good, just lesser promoted. So the pollboard has chosen a selection of 25 great female directors and their trademarks described through the titles of other directors movies. Which of these 25 movie titles is the best match for the director's trademark? The intended puns are made from the English title of the movie. Submit your shortcut here.

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1. Best Defense (1984)

R | 94 min | Comedy, War

29 Metascore

A military weapons engineer struggles to do his job responsibly, while a hapless tank commander has to live with the consequences in combat years later.

Director: Willard Huyck | Stars: Dudley Moore, Eddie Murphy, Kate Capshaw, George Dzundza

Votes: 5,283 | Gross: $19.27M

Katherine Bigelow - Best Defense (Because of quality of her Oscar winning war movie)

2. Chocolat (2000)

PG-13 | 121 min | Drama, Romance

64 Metascore

A woman and her daughter open a chocolate shop in a small French village that shakes up the rigid morality of the community.

Director: Lasse Hallström | Stars: Juliette Binoche, Judi Dench, Alfred Molina, Carrie-Anne Moss

Votes: 171,602 | Gross: $71.51M

Nora Ephron - Chocolat (Because she is the greatest in sweet bitter melodramas) Suggested by MAthePA

3. Prolific (2010)

7 min | Short, Comedy

An aging Rock Star from the 1980's has a gathering of seemingly strangers on Thanksgiving to inform them they are all his children from his many illicit affairs.

Director: Jim Keenan | Stars: John Branch, Bonnie Roseman, Diablo Dean, Michael Simas

Rachel Talalay - Prolific (For being very prolific on television lately) Suggested by nikolayyeriomin

4. Thriller (2018)

TV-MA | 87 min | Horror, Thriller

28 Metascore

A childhood prank comes back to haunt a clique of South Central Los Angeles teens when their victim returns home during their high-school Homecoming weekend.

Director: Dallas Jackson | Stars: Jessica Allain, Luke Tennie, Mitchell Edwards, Paige Hurd

Votes: 680

Katt Shea - Thriller (For often directing thrillers) Suggested by nikolayyeriomin

5. 20th Century Women (2016)

R | 119 min | Comedy, Drama

83 Metascore

The story of a teenage boy, his mother, and two other women who help raise him among the love and freedom of Southern California of 1979.

Director: Mike Mills | Stars: Annette Bening, Elle Fanning, Greta Gerwig, Billy Crudup

Votes: 35,045 | Gross: $5.66M

20th Century Women - Mary Harron (Her movies are often set in the past, specifically 20th century) Suggested by nikolayyeriomin

6. Working Title! (2019– )

30 min | Comedy

Working Title is a screwball comedy that follows three friends in their mid-twenties, each trying to leave their mark on a world that tells them success will always come at the cost of ... See full summary »

Stars: Yvette Lu, Tara Alexandra Brown, JP Stanley, Corey Timmons

Lina Wertmüller - Working Title! (her movies often have really long titles and I don't mean opening credits, actual title can have more then ten words in it) Suggested by nikolayyeriomin

Cathy Yan - Asian American Leadership Awards (She's Asian American and her debut feature is very much award-winning) Suggested by nikolayyeriomin

8. Trailblazers Of (2016– )

44 min | Documentary, Music

British documentary series narrated by Noddy Holder looking at the trailblazers in various music genres.

Stars: Noddy Holder, Bob Stanley, Paolo Hewitt, Kid Jensen

Votes: 14

Alice Guy - Trailblazers Of (First female director ever) Suggested by nikolayyeriomin

Marysia Nikitiuk - Symbolism (for heavy use of symbolism) Suggested by nikolayyeriomin

Mary Lambert - Top 10 Horror Themed Music Videos (For being prolific in horror and music videos) Suggested by nikolayyeriomin

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