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In honor of Women’s History Month there are several movies and TV shows that you may have thought were created by men due to their characters and story lines but they were created by women.
Katherine Bigelow directed the classic Point Break, and the very butch film The Hurt Locker.
American Psycho was directed by Mary Harron and written by Guinevere Turner.
Paris Is Burning was directed by Jennie Livingston.
Half Baked,starring Dave Chapelle and an all-male cast was directed by Tamra Davis, who also directed Adam Sandler’s Billy Madison.
1989’s Pet Sematary was directed by Mary Lambert.
The current Starz drama, Power was created by Courtney A. Kemp.
SNL fans will be happy to know that Wayne’s World was directed by a woman, Penelope Spheeris
Blockbuster movies such as Lord of the Rings, Big, Star Wars Episode V: The Empire Strikes Back, Superman, It’s A Wonderful Life, E.T. the Extraterrestrial, were all either written or directed by women.