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1. Cloudburst (2011)
Unrated | 93 min | Adventure, Comedy, Drama
A lesbian couple escape from their nursing home and head up to Canada to get married. Along the way, they pick up a young, male hitchhiker.
2. Grandma (2015)
R | 79 min | Comedy, Drama
A teenager facing an unplanned pregnancy seeks help from her acerbic grandmother, a woman who is long estranged from her daughter.
Votes: 13,228 | Gross: $6.98M
Lily Tomlin is the lesbian I want to be when I'm old. There's also a really great cast of female characters and variety of female experiences.
3. Love My Life (2006)
96 min | Drama
Ichiko and Eri are two beautiful Japanese Uni students who are in a lesbian relationship. Ichiko comes out to her father who tells her he is also gay and her mother was a lesbian. Her best ... See full summary »
this is the most sugary-sweet lesbian movie. Watch as a cure if you've seen some angsty movies and need something really sweet.
PG-13 | 109 min | Comedy, Drama
Three drag queens travel cross-country until their car breaks down, leaving them stranded in a small town.
Votes: 24,759 | Gross: $36.47M
5. The Talented Mr. Ripley (1999)
R | 139 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
In late 1950s New York, Tom Ripley, a young underachiever, is sent to Italy to retrieve Dickie Greenleaf, a rich and spoiled millionaire playboy. But when the errand fails, Ripley takes extreme measures.
Votes: 157,205 | Gross: $81.30M
Sadly, all the gay stuff in this is either off-screen or subtext but it is a really beautifully shot movie
6. Maurice (1987)
R | 140 min | Drama, Romance
After his lover rejects him, a young man trapped by the oppressiveness of Edwardian society tries to come to terms with and accept his sexuality.
Votes: 13,456 | Gross: $3.13M
This is another gay love story from the same writer as call me by your name. Haven't seen this one
Black Mirror (2011– )
TV-MA | 61 min | Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
When Yorkie and Kelly visit San Junipero, a fun-loving beach town full of surf, sun and sex, their lives are changed.
8. D.E.B.S. (2004)
PG-13 | 91 min | Action, Comedy, Romance
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.
Votes: 13,517 | Gross: $0.10M
a pretty ridiculous lesbian action movie that's objectively not great but incredible that it even exists. Stars Jordana Brewster who's in fast and the furious. Also I think Rachel has mentioned that it's her favourite lesbian movie
9. Freeheld (2015)
PG-13 | 103 min | Biography, Drama, Romance
New Jersey police lieutenant, Laurel Hester, and her registered domestic partner, Stacie Andree, both battle to secure Hester's pension benefits when she is diagnosed with terminal cancer.
Votes: 10,134 | Gross: $0.53M
10. Hedwig and the Angry Inch (2001)
R | 95 min | Comedy, Drama, Music
A transgender punk-rock girl from East Berlin tours the U.S. with her band as she tells her life story and follows the former lover/band-mate who stole her songs.
Votes: 28,846 | Gross: $3.03M
haven't seen this one
12. Kissing Jessica Stein (2001)
R | 97 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
A woman searching for the perfect man instead discovers the perfect woman.
Votes: 15,066 | Gross: $7.02M
a cute, bisexual rom-com. Miriam recommended it to me.
14. Heavenly Creatures (1994)
R | 99 min | Biography, Crime, Drama
Two teenage girls share a unique bond; their parents, concerned that the friendship is too intense, separate them, and the girls take revenge.
Votes: 55,022 | Gross: $3.05M
weird and not exactly a happy ending but I really liked it. Great performances
15. Quand on a 17 ans (2016)
Unrated | 116 min | Drama, Romance
Damien lives with his mother Marianne, a doctor, while his father is on a tour of duty abroad. He is bullied by Thomas, whose mother is ill. The boys find themselves living together when Marianne invites Thomas to come and stay with them.
Votes: 4,193 | Gross: $0.05M
another gay coming-of-age film. haven't seen this one personally
16. My Summer of Love (2004)
R | 86 min | Drama, Romance, Thriller
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.
Votes: 18,022 | Gross: $0.99M
also a gay coming-of-age film that takes place during the summer and features peaches as a motif. Honestly, not my favourite but most people liked it more than I did so maybe I'm wrong
17. Happy End?! (2014)
Not Rated | 86 min | Drama, Romance
Lucca is in the middle of her A-level exams, heading for a career as a high-flying lawyer when she is mistakenly accused of criminal damage and sentenced to community service in a hospice. ... See full summary »
this movie has a very european sensibility about some stuff in a way I appreciate
18. Mulholland Dr. (2001)
R | 147 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller
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.
Votes: 281,991 | Gross: $7.22M
This one probably won't make you cry because it's too weird and you'll just be like wtf?! It's full-on surrealism so i dunno if you like that but it's like no other gay movie you'll see. It's real weird and I liked it a lot
19. Circumstance (2011)
R | 107 min | Drama
A wealthy Iranian family struggles to contain a teenager's growing sexual rebellion and her brother's dangerous obsession.
Votes: 6,927 | Gross: $0.44M
a very good movie that's also Very Hard
20. Sangailes vasara (2015)
Not Rated | 90 min | Drama, Romance
17 years old Sangaile is fascinated by stunt planes. She meets a girl her age at a summer aeronautical show. Sangaile allows Auste to discover her most intimate secret and in the process finds the only person that truly encourages her to fly.
Votes: 2,168 | Gross: $0.00M
lesbian summer romance/coming of age. haven't seen it
21. Disobedience (2017)
R | 114 min | Drama, Romance
A woman returns to her Orthodox Jewish community that shunned her for her attraction to a female childhood friend. Once back, their passions reignite as they explore the boundaries of faith and sexuality.
Votes: 13,078 | Gross: $3.48M
haven't seen it, hear it's good
22. Warrior (2011)
PG-13 | 140 min | Drama, Sport
The youngest son of an alcoholic former boxer returns home, where he's trained by his father for competition in a mixed martial arts tournament - a path that puts the fighter on a collision course with his estranged, older brother.
Votes: 392,524 | Gross: $13.66M
here begins the not gay recommendations. Warrior is just my all-time favourite movie and also I think you'd like it. Well-written, directed and acted. deeply emotional.
23. The Big Sick (2017)
R | 120 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
Pakistan-born comedian Kumail Nanjiani and grad student Emily Gardner fall in love but struggle as their cultures clash. When Emily contracts a mysterious illness, Kumail finds himself forced to face her feisty parents, his family's expectations, and his true feelings.
Votes: 96,130 | Gross: $42.87M
24. In the Loop (2009)
Not Rated | 106 min | Comedy
A political satire about a group of skeptical American and British operatives attempting to prevent a war between two countries.
Votes: 49,856 | Gross: $2.38M
possibly my favourite comedy
25. The Intouchables (2011)
R | 112 min | Biography, Comedy, Drama
After he becomes a quadriplegic from a paragliding accident, an aristocrat hires a young man from the projects to be his caregiver.
Votes: 642,058 | Gross: $13.18M
26. The Fall (2006)
R | 117 min | Adventure, Comedy, Drama
In a hospital on the outskirts of 1920s Los Angeles, an injured stuntman begins to tell a fellow patient, a little girl with a broken arm, a fantastic story of five mythical heroes. Thanks to his fractured state of mind and her vivid imagination, the line between fiction and reality blurs as the tale advances.
Votes: 99,680 | Gross: $2.28M
this might be the most visually beautiful film I've ever seen
28. Hidden Figures (2016)
PG | 127 min | Biography, Drama, History
The story of a team of female African-American mathematicians who served a vital role in NASA during the early years of the U.S. space program.
Votes: 158,929 | Gross: $169.61M
29. Submarine (2010)
R | 97 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
15-year-old Oliver Tate has two objectives: To lose his virginity before his next birthday, and to extinguish the flame between his mother and an ex-lover who has resurfaced in her life.
Votes: 77,927 | Gross: $0.47M
30. Winter's Tale (2014)
PG-13 | 118 min | Drama, Fantasy, Mystery
A burglar falls for an heiress as she dies in his arms. When he learns that he has the gift of reincarnation, he sets out to save her.
Votes: 47,884 | Gross: $0.02M
I had to put one bad movie on here. This movie is so bonkers! Also it's actually well-shot though so while the story is beyond dumb, it's nice to look at
31. Love, Simon (2018)
PG-13 | 110 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
Simon Spier keeps a huge secret from his family, his friends and all of his classmates: he's gay. When that secret is threatened, Simon must face everyone and come to terms with his identity.
Votes: 65,449 | Gross: $40.83M