Girlish Movies

The movies below aren’t just for girls, but they do give girls the chance to hold the spotlight, to pursue their own agendas, and to make a few decisions for themselves. (Even if they sometimes might decide to marry a prince.) —Chris Ereneta

Kiki’s Delivery Service


A girl, her cat, and her broom. Read more →



A Disney princess lost in the big city. Read more →

A Little Princess (1995)


Beautifully told, with not a drop of pink. Read more →

The Secret Garden (1993)


Mary Lennox didn't know how to cry. Read more →

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