LGBT Movies

by AnnicaR | created - 27 Apr 2013 | updated - 28 Apr 2013 | Public

All the movies with LGBT content (subtext, major or minor characters).

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1. What Makes a Family (2001 TV Movie)

120 min | Drama

6.6
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A women, artificially inseminated, gives birth, then dies, and her partner must fight to regain custody of their child.

Director: Maggie Greenwald | Stars: Brooke Shields, Cherry Jones, Anne Meara, Al Waxman

Votes: 621

Beautiful family movie about a couple raising a child together. One of the women gets cancer and the other have to go through a custody battle with her partners homophobic parents.

2. Fingersmith (2005– )

Not Rated | 181 min | Crime, Drama, Romance

8.0
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In Victorian England, Sue, a young thief, participates in a scam to defraud a rich heiress by becoming her maid. Things take an unexpected turn and Sue's plan goes horribly wrong.

Stars: Elaine Cassidy, Sally Hawkins, Imelda Staunton, Rupert Evans

Votes: 6,944

Two part TV movie. The two female leads fall for each other. 2nd part gives us a twist.

3. Gia (1998 TV Movie)

R | 120 min | Biography, Drama, Romance

7.0
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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.

Director: Michael Cristofer | Stars: Angelina Jolie, Faye Dunaway, Elizabeth Mitchell, Mercedes Ruehl

Votes: 35,208

Angelina Jolie.. need I say more. Drug addiction and very very sad ending!

4. Girl, Interrupted (1999)

R | 127 min | Biography, Drama

7.4
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51 Metascore

Based on writer Susanna Kaysen's account of her 18-month stay at a mental hospital in the 1960s.

Director: James Mangold | Stars: Winona Ryder, Angelina Jolie, Clea DuVall, Brittany Murphy

Votes: 138,551 | Gross: $28.87M

Susan and Lisa share a little kiss, but their attraction to each other is mostly subtext. Amazing film from a mental hospital.

5. I Can't Think Straight (2008)

PG-13 | 82 min | Drama, Romance

6.7
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A young woman engaged to be married finds her life changed forever when she meets her best friend's girlfriend.

Director: Shamim Sarif | Stars: Lisa Ray, Sheetal Sheth, Antonia Frering, Dalip Tahil

Votes: 6,574 | Gross: $0.04M

Cute romantic movie.

6. The World Unseen (2007)

PG-13 | 93 min | Drama

6.7
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A drama centered on two women who engage in a dangerous relationship during South Africa's apartheid era.

Director: Shamim Sarif | Stars: Lisa Ray, Sheetal Sheth, Parvin Dabas, Nandana Sen

Votes: 3,172 | Gross: $0.02M

Amazing movie about two women falling in love in a male dominated society.

7. Alien: Resurrection (1997)

R | 109 min | Action, Horror, Sci-Fi

6.2
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63 Metascore

200 years after her death, Ellen Ripley is revived as a powerful human/alien hybrid clone who must continue her battle against the aliens. Along with a crew of space pirates, Ripley must also prevent the deadly aliens from reaching Earth.

Director: Jean-Pierre Jeunet | Stars: Sigourney Weaver, Winona Ryder, Dominique Pinon, Ron Perlman

Votes: 195,766 | Gross: $47.75M

When I was little I always sensed something between the two female leads, subtext, but great movie!

8. Bloomington (2010)

Not Rated | 83 min | Drama

6.0
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"Bloomington" is a coming-of-age drama about a former child actress attending college in search of independence and who ends up becoming romantically involved with a female professor.

Director: Fernanda Cardoso | Stars: Allison McAtee, Sarah Stouffer, Katherine Ann McGregor, Ray Zupp

Votes: 4,048

Student - teacher romance. I loved the first half of the movie, hated the second half.

9. The Kids Are All Right (2010)

R | 106 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.0
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86 Metascore

Two children conceived by artificial insemination bring their biological father into their non-traditional family life.

Director: Lisa Cholodenko | Stars: Annette Bening, Julianne Moore, Mark Ruffalo, Mia Wasikowska

Votes: 116,970 | Gross: $20.81M

Did not like this one. Stereotypical, lesbian sleeps with a boy, then regrets it. Not my type.

10. Eulogy (2004)

R | 91 min | Comedy, Drama

6.7
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34 Metascore

A black comedy that follows three generations of a family, who come together for the funeral of the patriarch - unveiling a litany of family secrets and covert relationships.

Director: Michael Clancy | Stars: Ray Romano, Jesse Bradford, Hank Azaria, Rip Torn

Votes: 7,992 | Gross: $0.07M

Funny story with a lesbian couple. Loved this movie when I was younger. And Famke is hot!

11. Bound (1996)

R | 108 min | Crime, Romance, Thriller

7.4
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61 Metascore

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.

Directors: Lana Wachowski, Lilly Wachowski | Stars: Jennifer Tilly, Gina Gershon, Joe Pantoliano, John P. Ryan

Votes: 44,438 | Gross: $3.80M

First movie I saw with a lesbian sex scene. Very good movie about murder, torture and money. Gina is hot!

12. Showgirls (1995)

NC-17 | 128 min | Drama

4.7
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16 Metascore

Nomi, a young drifter, arrives in Las Vegas to become a dancer and soon sets about clawing and pushing her way to become the top of the Vegas showgirls.

Director: Paul Verhoeven | Stars: Elizabeth Berkley, Kyle MacLachlan, Gina Gershon, Glenn Plummer

Votes: 54,458 | Gross: $20.30M

Subtext between the two stars. A kiss near the ending.

13. Naissance des pieuvres (2007)

85 min | Drama, Romance

6.7
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65 Metascore

After meeting at a local pool over their summer break, a love triangle forms between three adolescent girls, which proves difficult to sustain as they each desire the love of another.

Director: Céline Sciamma | Stars: Pauline Acquart, Louise Blachère, Adèle Haenel, Warren Jacquin

Votes: 7,564 | Gross: $0.08M

Good French movie, for teenagers/young adults.

14. Lost and Delirious (2001)

R | 103 min | Drama, Romance

7.0
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53 Metascore

A newcomer to a posh girls boarding school discovers that her two senior roommates are lovers.

Director: Léa Pool | Stars: Piper Perabo, Jessica Paré, Mischa Barton, Jackie Burroughs

Votes: 18,193 | Gross: $0.30M

Saw this when I was younger, and I loved it. Horrible ending though.

15. Mulholland Dr. (2001)

R | 147 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller

8.0
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83 Metascore

After a car wreck on the winding Mulholland Drive renders a woman amnesiac, she and a perky Hollywood-hopeful search for clues and answers across Los Angeles in a twisting venture beyond dreams and reality.

Director: David Lynch | Stars: Naomi Watts, Laura Harring, Justin Theroux, Jeanne Bates

Votes: 270,647 | Gross: $7.22M

Watched this over and over again when I was younger, still dont get the movie. I still loved it though!

16. Les filles du botaniste (2006)

105 min | Drama, Romance

6.7
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At the house of a famous Chinese botanist teacher his daughter and a female intern fall in love with each other - a forbidden love that must be kept secret.

Director: Sijie Dai | Stars: Mylène Jampanoï, Xiaoran Li, Dong Fu Lin, Wei-chang Wang

Votes: 2,054

Great movie!! Lesbian romance, with a good but very sad ending. Will make you cry!

17. Ci qing (2007)

94 min | Drama, Romance

6.3
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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. In order to get closer to the object of her desire, ... See full summary »

Director: Zero Chou | Stars: Rainie Yang, Isabella Leong, Kris Shen, Jay Shih

Votes: 1,745

Dont know why I like this movie so much, but I do! The story isnt great, but its the actresses that make up for it! Dont fully understand the ending, but love the movie!

18. Yes or No: Yaak Rak Gaw Rak Loey (2010)

102 min | Comedy, Romance

7.0
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Pie is a sweet girl who moves into a new college dorm room where she finds out that her new roommate Kim, is a tomboy who looks and dress like a boy. As their friendship develops, Pie and ... See full summary »

Director: Saratswadee Wongsomphet | Stars: Sushar Manaying, Supanart Jittaleela, Arisara Thongborisut, Soranut Yupanun

Votes: 1,360

Cute thai movie. SO CUTE AND FLUFFY! And I just adore the language! Roommates in collage fall in love slowly, first one-sided but then turns mutual. Just watch it!

19. But I'm a Cheerleader (1999)

R | 85 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.6
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39 Metascore

A naive teenager is sent to rehab camp when her straitlaced parents and friends suspect her of being a lesbian.

Director: Jamie Babbit | Stars: Natasha Lyonne, Clea DuVall, Michelle Williams, Brandt Wille

Votes: 21,839 | Gross: $2.21M

Funny lesbian movie where they send the lead to a "gay rehabilitation camp" to make her straight. Cute! (happy ending).

20. Gray Matters (I) (2006)

PG-13 | 96 min | Comedy, Romance

5.8
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31 Metascore

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.

Director: Sue Kramer | Stars: Heather Graham, Tom Cavanagh, Bridget Moynahan, Molly Shannon

Votes: 6,323 | Gross: $0.06M

Romantic comedy. LOVED this one! Its just like a normal romantic comedy, just with a newly discovered lesbian. Its so cute! A must see! Happy ending!

21. Saving Face (2004)

R | 91 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.5
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65 Metascore

A Chinese-American lesbian and her traditionalist mother are reluctant to go public with secret loves that clash against cultural expectations.

Director: Alice Wu | Stars: Joan Chen, Michelle Krusiec, Lynn Chen, Jin Wang

Votes: 8,469 | Gross: $1.19M

Chinese/American movie, so cute! Angsty but a nice storyline!

22. Loving Annabelle (2006)

Not Rated | 76 min | Drama, Romance

6.6
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Annabelle is the wise-beyond-her-years newcomer to an exclusive Catholic girls school. Having been expelled from her first two schools she's bound to stir some trouble. Sparks fly between ... See full summary »

Director: Katherine Brooks | Stars: Erin Kelly, Diane Gaidry, Laura Breckenridge, Michelle Horn

Votes: 10,263 | Gross: $1.10M

Another Student - Teacher relationship. Very cute angsty movie!

23. Out at the Wedding (2007)

Not Rated | 96 min | Comedy, Romance

6.2
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Ever have an identity crisis? Tell a little white lie here and there, just to make everyone happy? Well, Alex Houston has got you beat, hands down. After telling her fiancé, Dana, that her ... See full summary »

Director: Lee Friedlander | Stars: Jerry Banks, Jill Bennett, Jamie Blake, Emily A. Burton

Votes: 719

Cathy DeBuono :) Cute romantic comedy!

24. Cracks (I) (2009)

R | 104 min | Drama, Thriller

6.7
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54 Metascore

A look at the lives and relationships among girls at an elite boarding school.

Director: Jordan Scott | Stars: Eva Green, Juno Temple, María Valverde, Imogen Poots

Votes: 17,122 | Gross: $0.02M

Weird movie, but I liked it. The teacher kinda falls for the new student in an all girls school. Eva Green is perfect as usual :)

25. If These Walls Could Talk 2 (2000 TV Movie)

R | 96 min | Drama, Romance

7.1
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Trio of stories about lesbian couples in three different decades.

Directors: Jane Anderson, Martha Coolidge, Anne Heche | Stars: Vanessa Redgrave, Marian Seldes, Paul Giamatti, Elizabeth Perkins

Votes: 5,891

Ellen Degeneres and Sharon Stone are hilarious, but very heartwarming story! 3 lesbian stories from different era's. Very good!

26. In Her Line of Fire (2006)

R | 88 min | Action, Drama

4.1
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When the Vice President's plane goes down near a remote Pacific island, he is kidnapped by rebel forces and held for ransom. It is up to his female Secret Service agent and a press secretary to infiltrate the camp and save him.

Director: Brian Trenchard-Smith | Stars: Mariel Hemingway, David Keith, David Millbern, Jill Bennett

Votes: 816 | Gross: $0.00M

Jill Bennett <3 Dont know why but I love this movie! The lead and the side character (Jill) have small arguments and it seems like they dont care for each other, but after a while they start to. Subtext, but search youtube for the edited out kiss ;)