LGBT Movies

All the movies with LGBT content (subtext, major or minor characters).
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1.
What Makes a Family (2001 TV Movie)
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A lesbian, artificially inseminated, gives birth, then dies, and her companion must fight to regain custody of the child from the dead woman's parents. (120 mins.)
“ 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. ” - AnnicaR
 
2.
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
“ Two part TV movie. The two female leads fall for each other. 2nd part gives us a twist. ” - AnnicaR
 
3.
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. (120 mins.)
“ Angelina Jolie.. need I say more. Drug addiction and very very sad ending! ” - AnnicaR
 
4.
Girl, Interrupted (1999)
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Based on writer Susanna Kaysen's account of her 18-month stay at a mental hospital in the 1960s. (127 mins.)
Director: James Mangold
“ Susan and Lisa share a little kiss, but their attraction to each other is mostly subtext. Amazing film from a mental hospital. ” - AnnicaR
 
5.
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
“ Cute romantic movie. ” - AnnicaR
 
6.
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
“ Amazing movie about two women falling in love in a male dominated society. ” - AnnicaR
 
7.
Alien: Resurrection (1997)
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Two centuries after her death, Ellen Ripley is revived as a powerful human/alien hybrid clone who must continue her war against the aliens. (109 mins.)
“ When I was little I always sensed something between the two female leads, subtext, but great movie! ” - AnnicaR
 
8.
Bloomington (2010)
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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. (83 mins.)
“ Student - teacher romance. I loved the first half of the movie, hated the second half. ” - AnnicaR
 
9.
The Kids Are All Right (2010)
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Two children conceived by artificial insemination bring their biological father into their non-traditional family life. (106 mins.)
Director: Lisa Cholodenko
“ Did not like this one. Stereotypical, lesbian sleeps with a boy, then regrets it. Not my type. ” - AnnicaR
 
10.
Eulogy (2004)
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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. (91 mins.)
Director: Michael Clancy
“ Funny story with a lesbian couple. Loved this movie when I was younger. And Famke is hot! ” - AnnicaR
 
11.
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.)
“ First movie I saw with a lesbian sex scene. Very good movie about murder, torture and money. Gina is hot! ” - AnnicaR
 
12.
Showgirls (1995)
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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. (128 mins.)
Director: Paul Verhoeven
“ Subtext between the two stars. A kiss near the ending. ” - AnnicaR
 
13.
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
“ Good French movie, for teenagers/young adults. ” - AnnicaR
 
14.
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
“ Saw this when I was younger, and I loved it. Horrible ending though. ” - AnnicaR
 
15.
Mulholland Dr. (2001)
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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. (147 mins.)
Director: David Lynch
“ Watched this over and over again when I was younger, still dont get the movie. I still loved it though! ” - AnnicaR
 
16.
The Chinese Botanist's Daughters (2006)
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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. (105 mins.)
Director: Sijie Dai
“ Great movie!! Lesbian romance, with a good but very sad ending. Will make you cry! ” - AnnicaR
 
17.
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
“ 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! ” - AnnicaR
 
18.
Yes or No (2010)
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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... (102 mins.)
“ 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! ” - AnnicaR
 
19.
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
“ Funny lesbian movie where they send the lead to a "gay rehabilitation camp" to make her straight. Cute! (happy ending). ” - AnnicaR
 
20.
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
“ 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! ” - AnnicaR
 
21.
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
“ Chinese/American movie, so cute! Angsty but a nice storyline! ” - AnnicaR
 
22.
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.)
“ Another Student - Teacher relationship. Very cute angsty movie! ” - AnnicaR
 
23.
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
“ Cathy DeBuono :) Cute romantic comedy! ” - AnnicaR
 
24.
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
“ 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 :) ” - AnnicaR
 
25.
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.)
“ Ellen Degeneres and Sharon Stone are hilarious, but very heartwarming story! 3 lesbian stories from different era's. Very good! ” - AnnicaR
 
26.
In Her Line of Fire (2006)
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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. (88 mins.)
“ 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 ;) ” - AnnicaR