"Kind-of" Lesbian Movies

- Not explicitly queer
- BFFs borderline OTP
- Unrequited lesbian love
- Sexual tension, but not really gay
- Never confirm feelings, etc.
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1.
About Cherry (2012)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.8/10 X  
A drama centered on a troubled young woman who moves to San Francisco, where she gets involved in pornography and aligns herself with a cocaine-addicted lawyer. (98 mins.)
Director: Stephen Elliott
“ Cherry hooks up with lesbian director. ” - voyeur_vision
 
2.
After Sex (2007)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.6/10 X  
Vignettes about eight different couples at varying points in their relationships, each having conversations immediately after having sex. (77 mins.)
Director: Eric Amadio
“ Nikki (Mila Kunis) and Kat (Zoe Saldana) have a friends-with-benefits relationship. Nikki claims she's not gay and just likes the way it feels, whilst Kat seems to be developing feelings.
WARNING: Their story is one of many. ” - voyeur_vision
 
3.
Albert Nobbs (2011)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
Albert Nobbs struggles to survive in late 19th-century Ireland, where women aren't encouraged to be independent. Posing as a man so she can work as a butler in Dublin's most elegant hotel, Albert meets a handsome painter and looks to escape the lie she has been living. (113 mins.)
Director: Rodrigo García
“ Glenn Close is a woman living as a man. "He" pursues his dream wife Helen (Mia Wasikowska), who doesn't know that he's a woman. Albert meets another woman living as a man, who actually does have a wife. ” - voyeur_vision
 
4.
All the Boys Love Mandy Lane (2006)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.6/10 X  
A group of high-schoolers invite Mandy Lane, an innocent, desirable girl, to a weekend party on a secluded ranch. While the festivities rage on, the number of revelers begins to drop mysteriously. (90 mins.)
Director: Jonathan Levine
“ Mandy Lane (Amber Heard) and a friend have *one* lesbian-ish moment in a bathroom in the back half of the film. Makes you wonder if she could be gay since she seems kind of asexual, but at the same time, she seems to dig the male groundskeeper. *sigh* ” - voyeur_vision
 
5.
All Over Me (1997)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  
Claude and Ellen are best friends who live in a not-so-nice area of New York. They're involved in the subculture of 90s youth... (86 mins.)
Director: Alex Sichel
“ Claude likes Ellen, but Ellen likes guys. ” - voyeur_vision
 
6.
Bitch Hug (2012)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.0/10 X  
Kristin counts down the days to her high school graduation, when she'll finally get to leave her small town and her manipulative sister behind... (101 mins.)
Director: Andreas Öhman
“ Intense BFF relationship that results in an "I love you". Easy to use your imagination, but don't expect anything to happen. ” - voyeur_vision
 
7.
Black Swan (2010)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.0/10 X  
A committed dancer wins the lead role in a production of Tchaikovsky's "Swan Lake" only to find herself struggling to maintain her sanity. (108 mins.)
“ Nina (Natalie Portman) fantasises about fellow dancer, the wild and intriguing Lily (Mila Kunis). However, movie focuses mainly on ballet and insanity. ” - voyeur_vision
 
8.
Breaking the Girls (2012)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.0/10 X  
Sara, a college student who was slandered by a classmate, finds herself framed for murder by Alex, who initially proposed the perfect, untraceable crime. (83 mins.)
Director: Jamie Babbit
“ Straight female protagonist (Sara) who has a psycho lesbian stalker. They make out a few times, but Sara has her eye on a guy. ” - voyeur_vision
 
9.
Chloe (2009)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  
A doctor hires an escort to seduce her husband, whom she suspects of cheating, though unforeseen events put the family in danger. (96 mins.)
Director: Atom Egoyan
“ Chloe (Amanda Seyfried) is really into Catherine (Julianne Moore), but Catherine is freaked out and only cares about her husband. ” - voyeur_vision
 
10.
Compulsion (2013)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.4/10 X  
The lives of two female neighbors intersect when their individual obsessions begin to unravel. (88 mins.)
“ Carrie-Ann Moss' character is an actress who Heather Graham's character likes and cooks for. Doesn't really get lesbian-y until the last 10 minutes when they somewhat unexpectedly have sex. ” - voyeur_vision
 
11.
Cracks (2009)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
A look at the lives and relationships among girls at an elite boarding school. (104 mins.)
Director: Jordan Scott
“ Ms. G (Eva Green) is keen on new student Fiamma and pays her special attention. Fiamma feels uncomfortable and tries to avoid her. ” - voyeur_vision
 
12.
Foxfire (1996)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  
The story of five teenage girls who form an unlikely bond after beating up a teacher who has sexually harassed them... (102 mins.)
“ Tension between Maddy and Legs (Angelina Jolie). ” - voyeur_vision
 
13.
Girl, Interrupted (1999)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
Based on writer Susanna Kaysen's account of her 18-month stay at a mental hospital in the 1960s. (127 mins.)
Director: James Mangold
“ Good tension between Lisa (Angelina Jolie) and Susanna (Winona Ryder). ” - voyeur_vision
 
14.
The Guitar (2008)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  
The life of a woman is transformed after she is diagnosed with a terminal disease, fired from her job and abandoned by her boyfriend. Given two months to live, she throws caution to the wind to pursue her dreams. (95 mins.)
Director: Amy Redford
“ Saffron Burrow's character has a fling with the pizza delivery girl (as well as the furniture moving guy). They're all just living in the moment. ” - voyeur_vision
 
15.
Heavenly Creatures (1994)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
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
“ Pauline (Melanie Lynskey) and Juliet (Kate Winslet) are 24/7 BFFs. They have moments here and there (including having sex), but overall still seem pretty straight and just friends. ” - voyeur_vision
 
16.
Jennifer's Body (2009)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.1/10 X  
A newly possessed high school cheerleader turns into a succubus who specializes in killing her male classmates. Can her best friend put an end to the horror? (102 mins.)
Director: Karyn Kusama
“ Amanda Seyfried has a boyfriend, but she's thinking about Megan Fox most of the time... Megan Fox who is on a male-slaughtering spree. And they have a 5-star make out, which you may have seen around. ” - voyeur_vision
 
17.
Martyrs (2008)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
A young woman's quest for revenge against the people who kidnapped and tormented her as a child leads her and a friend, who is also a victim of child abuse, on a terrifying journey into a living hell of depravity. (99 mins.)
Director: Pascal Laugier
“ Lucie (Mylène Jampanoï) is crazy, but Anna hangs around because she's in unrequited love with her. ” - voyeur_vision
 
18.
Monster (2003)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
Based on the life of Aileen Wuornos, a Daytona Beach prostitute who became a serial killer. (109 mins.)
Director: Patty Jenkins
“ Aileen (Charlize Theron) gets with lesbian Selby (Christina Ricci), but seems motivated by the need for company more than any love or attraction. ” - voyeur_vision
 
19.
Notes on a Scandal (2006)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
A veteran high school teacher befriends a younger art teacher, who is having an affair with one of her 15-year-old students. However, her intentions with this new "friend" also go well beyond platonic friendship. (92 mins.)
Director: Richard Eyre
“ Can't remember what happens exactly, but I think Judi Dench likes Cate Blanchett. ” - voyeur_vision
 
20.
The Quiet (2005)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  
Dot (Belle), a young deaf and mute woman, is sent to live with her godparents (Falco and Donovan) and their daughter (Cuthbert). The new addition to the household realizes that everything is not copacetic in the home, and the family's dark come to light. (96 mins.)
Director: Jamie Babbit
“ Strange tension between Nina (Elisha Cuthbert) and Dot (Camilla Belle), even though they're cousins. ” - voyeur_vision
 
21.
The Roommate (2011)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.8/10 X  
When college freshman Sara arrives on campus for the first time, she befriends her roommate, Rebecca, unaware that the girl is becoming dangerously obsessed with her. (91 mins.)
“ Rebecca (Leighton Meester) goes "single white female" on roommate Sara (Minka Kelly). She is more obsessed than romantically attached, though. The gayest moment is when a lesbian at a club hits on her. ” - voyeur_vision
 
22.
The Runaways (2010)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  
A coming-of-age biographical film about the 1970s teenage all-girl rock band The Runaways. This film also explores the relationship between band members Joan Jett and Cherie Currie. (106 mins.)
“ Tension and a ~little~ action between Joan and Cherie, but Cherie still hooks up with the roadies. ” - voyeur_vision
 
23.
She Monkeys (2011)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.6/10 X  
Two adolescent girls on an equine acrobatics team form an intimate friendship that becomes threatened by their competitive nature. (83 mins.)
Director: Lisa Aschan
“ Hottie Cassandra has a thing for Emma (who kind of looks like Emma Watson). It's possible to think Emma feels the same way, but we eventually find that she doesn't. ” - voyeur_vision
 
24.
Syrup (2013)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.7/10 X  
A slacker hatches a million-dollar idea. But, in order to see it through, he has to learn to trust his attractive corporate counterpart. Based on Max Barry's novel. (90 mins.)
“ WARNING: You may have heard that Amber Heard plays a lesbian in this movie. She claims she's a lesbian, a guy says she's not, she doesn't deny it, proceeds to have relationship with said guy, and that is all. There is NO lesbianism in this movie. ” - voyeur_vision
 
25.
Thirteen (2003)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
A thirteen-year-old girl's relationship with her mother is put to the test as she discovers drugs, sex, and petty crime in the company of her cool but troubled best friend. (100 mins.)
“ Tracy (Evan Rachel Wood) desperately wants to impress her girl-crush idol Evie (Nikki Reed), who knows she's got control. ” - voyeur_vision
 
26.
Water Lilies (2007)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
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
“ Marie (Sara Quin lookalike) likes and gets teased by Floriane, a cool, straight girl who seems to like her, but doesn't really. ” - voyeur_vision