Best Lesbian Movies

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1.
Fingersmith (2005 Mini-Series)
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Susan "Sue" Trinder is a fingersmith (British slang for thief) who lives in the slums of London with... (181 mins.)
Director: Aisling Walsh
 
2.
But I'm a Cheerleader (1999)
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A naive teenager is sent to rehab camp when her straitlaced parents and friends suspect her of being a lesbian. (85 mins.)
Director: Jamie Babbit
 
3.
After Sex (2007)
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Vignettes about eight different couples at varying points in their relationships, each having conversations immediately after having sex. (77 mins.)
Director: Eric Amadio
 
4.
A Girl Thing (2001 TV Movie)
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A Girl Thing is a mini-series that revolves around a New York city street, a coffee house and a shrinks office... (237 mins.)
Director: Lee Rose
 
5.
Better Than Chocolate (1999)
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Two attractive young lesbians, Maggie and Kim, meet in Vancouver, develop a passionate romance, and move in together... (101 mins.)
Director: Anne Wheeler
 
6.
Bitch Slap (2009)
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Three bad girls travel to a remote desert hideaway to steal $200 million in diamonds from a ruthless underworld kingpin. (109 mins.)
Director: Rick Jacobson
 
7.
Bound (1996)
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Corky, a tough female ex con and her lover Violet concoct a scheme to steal millions of stashed mob money and pin the blame on Violet's crooked boyfriend Caesar. (108 mins.)
 
8.
Boys Don't Cry (1999)
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Female-born Teena Brandon adopts his male identity of Brandon Teena and attempts to find himself and love in Nebraska. (118 mins.)
Director: Kimberly Peirce
 
9.
Cracks (2009)
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A look at the lives and relationships among girls at an elite boarding school. (104 mins.)
Director: Jordan Scott
 
10.
D.E.B.S. (2004)
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Plaid-skirted schoolgirls are groomed by a secret government agency to become the newest members of the elite national-defense group, D.E.B.S. (91 mins.)
Director: Angela Robinson
 
11.
Desert Hearts (1985)
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It is 1950s Nevada, and Professor Vivian Bell arrives to get a divorce. She's unsatisfied with her marriage... (96 mins.)
Director: Donna Deitch
 
12.
Eloïse's Lover (2009)
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A young woman is hospitalized and in a coma after a serious accident. Through flashbacks we learn of her feelings for another woman. (92 mins.)
Director: Jesús Garay
 
13.
Even Cowgirls Get the Blues (1993)
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Sissy Hankshaw is born with enormous thumbs that help her hitchhiking through the US from a young age... (95 mins.)
 
14.
Drool (2009)
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An abused wife's plan to escape her husband goes awry when she accidentally kills him, causing her to split on a cross-country drive with her best friend and his corpse in tow. (85 mins.)
Director: Nancy Kissam
 
15.
Fire (1996)
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Ashok runs a family business that sells takeout food that also has a video rental store at the side... (108 mins.)
Director: Deepa Mehta
 
16.
Show Me Love (1998)
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Two teenage girls in small-town Sweden. Elin is beautiful, popular, and bored with life. Agnes is friendless, sad, and secretly in love with Elin. (89 mins.)
Director: Lukas Moodysson
 
17.
Gia (1998 TV Movie)
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The story of the life of Gia Carangi, a top fashion model from the late 1970s, from her meteoric rise to the forefront of the modeling industry, to her untimely death from AIDS at age 26. (120 mins.)
 
18.
Gray Matters (2006)
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They finish each other's sentences, dance like Fred and Ginger, and share the same downtown loft--the perfect couple? Not exactly. Gray and Sam, are a sister and brother so compatible and inseparable that people actually assume they are dating. Mortified, they both agree they must branch out and start searching for love. He'll look for a guy for her and she'll look for a gal for him. (96 mins.)
Director: Sue Kramer
 
19.
Heavenly Creatures (1994)
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Two girls have an intense fantasy life; their parents, concerned the fantasy is too intense, separate them, and the girls take revenge. (99 mins.)
Director: Peter Jackson
 
20.
High Art (1998)
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A young female intern at a small magazine company becomes involved with a drug-addicted lesbian photographer, both of whom seek to exploit each other for their respective careers, while slowly falling in love with each other. (101 mins.)
Director: Lisa Cholodenko
 
21.
If These Walls Could Talk 2 (2000 TV Movie)
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Trio of stories about lesbian couples in three different decades. (96 mins.)
 
22.
It's in the Water (1997)
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Residents of the fictional town of Azalea Springs, Texas go into a panic after a gay local says the town's water supply is what made him gay. (100 mins.)
Director: Kelli Herd
 
23.
Imagine Me & You (2005)
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A newlywed bride becomes infatuated with another woman, who questions her sexual orientation, promoting a stir among the bride's family and friends. (90 mins.)
Director: Ol Parker
 
24.
Intentions (2003)
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A coming of age piece: an exploration of love, relationships, and sexuality. The story revolves around... (96 mins.)
Director: Luane Beck
 
25.
I Can't Think Straight (2008)
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A 2008 romance film adapted from a same name novel about a London-based Jordanian of Palestinian descent... (82 mins.)
Director: Shamim Sarif
 
26.
Itty Bitty Titty Committee (2007)
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High School grad and all American gal, Anna finds her purpose and herself after she hooks up with the radical feminists in The Itty Bitty Titty Committee. (87 mins.)
Director: Jamie Babbit
 
27.
Kissing Jessica Stein (2001)
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A woman searching for the perfect man instead discovers the perfect woman. (97 mins.)
 
28.
Live Nude Girls (1995)
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Georgina throws a sleepover party for her friend Jamie, a moderately successful actress, on the night of Jamie's fiancée's bachelor party... (95 mins.)
Director: Julianna Lavin
 
29.
Loving Annabelle (2006)
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Annabelle is the wise-beyond-her-years newcomer to an exclusive Catholic girls school. Having been expelled... (76 mins.)
 
30.
Lost and Delirious (2001)
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A newcomer to a posh girls boarding school discovers that her two senior roommates are lovers. (103 mins.)
Director: Léa Pool
 
31.
Maggie and Annie (2002)
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Annie, a happily married woman with a loving husband and daughter, joins her company's softball team and becomes good friends with her teammate... (105 mins.)
 
32.
Mango Kiss (2004)
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"Mango Kiss" is a story about Lou whose world turns upside-down when she falls in love with her best friend Sassafras... (84 mins.)
Director: Sascha Rice
 
33.
Monster (2003)
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Based on the life of Aileen Wuornos, a Daytona Beach prostitute who became a serial killer. (109 mins.)
Director: Patty Jenkins
 
34.
My Summer of Love (2004)
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In the Yorkshire countryside, working-class tomboy Mona meets the exotic, pampered Tamsin. Over the summer season, the two young women discover they have much to teach one another, and much to explore together. (86 mins.)
 
35.
Natasha (2007)
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A young Russian foreign exchange student arrives at the home of the vicar of a very proper english village whose residents are more than scandalised when her secret colorful past is suddenly revealed. (87 mins.)
Director: Jag Mundhra
 
36.
New Best Friend (2002)
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A North Carolina sheriff investigates the near-fatal drug overdose of an underachieving college girl, and uncovers many sordid details of her life before and during her descent into drugs and debauchery. (91 mins.)
 
37.
Nikki and Nora (2004 TV Movie)
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Nora Delaney and Nikki Beaumont are partners in the NOPD Special Crimes Unit in New Orleans police department. However, they are also more than partners - they are lovers.
 
38.
Nina's Heavenly Delights (2006)
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A feisty young woman returns to Glasgow to run her deceased father's curry house. (94 mins.)
Director: Pratibha Parmar
 
39.
Out at the Wedding (2007)
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Ever have an identity crisis? Tell a little white lie here and there, just to make everyone happy? Well... (96 mins.)
Director: Lee Friedlander
 
40.
Personal Best (1982)
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The intertwined lives and loves of three highly-ranked athletes striving for the national team; Chris bounces between the beds of male coach Terry and her female friend, competitor, and role model Tory. (124 mins.)
Director: Robert Towne
 
41.
Red Doors (2005)
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The Wongs struggle to cope with life, love, and family dysfunction in the suburbs of New York. (90 mins.)
Director: Georgia Lee
 
42.
Room in Rome (2010)
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A hotel room in the center of Rome serves as the setting for two young and recently acquainted women to have a physical adventure that touches their very souls. (109 mins.)
Director: Julio Medem
 
43.
Summer Lover (2008)
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Sappho, a newly wed American wife, with her husband on the Greek island Lesbos, goes through the pain of unrequited love to a young woman, very much like the namesake poet in ancient times. (88 mins.)
Director: Robert Crombie
 
44.
Saving Face (2004)
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A Chinese-American lesbian and her traditionalist mother are reluctant to go public with secret loves that clash against cultural expectations. (91 mins.)
Director: Alice Wu
 
45.
She Hate Me (2004)
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Fired from his job for exposing corrupt business practices, a former biotech executive turns to impregnating wealthy lesbians for profit. (138 mins.)
Director: Spike Lee
 
46.
Sister My Sister (1994)
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Two sisters separated in childhood reunite years later as servants at a household in France. Their happiness to be reunited spirals into an incestuous relationship. (89 mins.)
Director: Nancy Meckler
 
47.
Sonja (2006)
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A teenage girl, Sonja (Sabrina Kruschwitz) tries to deal with her separated parents and her boyfriend... (72 mins.)
 
48.
The Color Purple (1985)
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A black Southern woman struggles to find her identity after suffering years of abuse from her father and others over 40 years. (154 mins.)
 
49.
Spider Lilies (2007)
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When Jade, a web-cam girl visits Takeko's tattoo studio she becomes entranced with the image of the spider lily and with Takeko as well... (94 mins.)
Director: Zero Chou
 
50.
The Girl (2000)
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A torrid affair between two women, a struggling artist and a flame-haired blues singer, upsets a man who has a thing for the girl. (84 mins.)
Director: Sande Zeig
 
51.
The Gymnast (2006)
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The talented Jane Hawkins (Dreya Weber, Lovely & Amazing) was an impressive gymnast at the top of her game until a devastating injury ended her career... (96 mins.)
Director: Ned Farr
 
52.
The Incredibly True Adventure of Two Girls in Love (1995)
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An adventurous love story between two young women of different social and economic backgrounds who find themselves going through all the typical struggles of a new romance. (94 mins.)
Director: Maria Maggenti
 
53.
The Science of Love (2005 Short Film)
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Sydney is an ambitious young evolutionary anthropologist trying to find evidence for true love by monitoring brain activity... (14 mins.)
 
54.
The Sex Monster (1999)
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Marty Barnes gets more than he wishes for when he asks his wife to join him in a menage-a-trois. She loves it and he has created a Sex Monster. (97 mins.)
Director: Mike Binder
 
55.
The World Unseen (2007)
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A drama centered on two women who engage in a dangerous relationship during South Africa's apartheid era. (93 mins.)
Director: Shamim Sarif
 
56.
Water Lilies (2007)
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Summer in a new suburb outside Paris. Nothing to do but look at the ceiling. Marie, Anne and Floriane are 15. Their paths cross in the corridors at the local swimming pool, where love and desire make a sudden, dramatic appearance. (85 mins.)
Director: Céline Sciamma
 
57.
Tipping the Velvet (2002 Mini-Series)
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Set in the 1890's, tells the lesbian love affair between male impersonator music hall star Kitty Butler and Nan Astley. (177 mins.)
 
58.
When Night Is Falling (1995)
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An uptight and conservative woman, working on tenure as a literacy professor at a large urban university, finds herself strangely attracted to a free-spirited, liberal woman who works at a local carnival that comes to town. (94 mins.)
Director: Patricia Rozema
 
59.
Anyone But Me (2008 TV Series)
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When 16 year old Vivian McMillan has to move from New York City to the suburbs, her relationships, past and present...
 
60.
3Way (2008 TV Series)
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Siobhan's journey of serenity and calm hits a bump in the road when her best friend, Roxie, moves her new girlfriend, Andrea, into the house.