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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: 13,556 | 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: 25,265 | 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: 159,883 | 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: 13,847 | Gross: $3.13M
This is another gay love story from the same writer as call me by your name. Haven't seen this one
7. 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: 13,721 | 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
8. 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: 10,397 | Gross: $0.53M
9. 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: 29,278 | Gross: $3.03M
haven't seen this one
11. Kissing Jessica Stein (2001)
R | 97 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
A woman searching for the perfect man instead discovers the perfect woman.
Votes: 15,266 | Gross: $7.02M
a cute, bisexual rom-com. Miriam recommended it to me.
13. 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: 55,669 | Gross: $3.05M
weird and not exactly a happy ending but I really liked it. Great performances
14. 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: 4,445 | Gross: $0.05M
another gay coming-of-age film. haven't seen this one personally
15. 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
16. 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: 287,942 | 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
17. 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: 7,015 | Gross: $0.44M
a very good movie that's also Very Hard
18. 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: 2,251 | Gross: $0.00M
lesbian summer romance/coming of age. haven't seen it
19. 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: 17,213 | Gross: $3.48M
haven't seen it, hear it's good
20. 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: 400,017 | 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.
21. 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: 101,898 | Gross: $42.87M
22. 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: 50,665 | Gross: $2.38M
possibly my favourite comedy
23. 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: 663,987 | Gross: $13.18M
24. 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: 101,088 | Gross: $2.28M
this might be the most visually beautiful film I've ever seen
26. 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: 167,567 | Gross: $169.61M
27. 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: 79,173 | Gross: $0.47M
28. 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: 48,742 | 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
29. 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: 77,654 | Gross: $40.83M
30. If Beale Street Could Talk (2018)
R | 119 min | Drama, Romance
A woman in Harlem embraces her pregnancy while she and her family struggle to prove her fiancé innocent of a crime.
Votes: 19,155 | Gross: $14.88M
32. Paddington (2014)
PG | 95 min | Adventure, Comedy, Family
A young Peruvian bear travels to London in search of a home. Finding himself lost and alone at Paddington Station, he meets the kindly Brown family, who offer him a temporary haven.
Votes: 82,947 | Gross: $76.27M
33. Paddington 2 (2017)
PG | 103 min | Adventure, Comedy, Family
Paddington, now happily settled with the Brown family and a popular member of the local community, picks up a series of odd jobs to buy the perfect present for his Aunt Lucy's 100th birthday, only for the gift to be stolen.
Votes: 44,396 | Gross: $40.44M
35. The Favourite (2018)
R | 119 min | Biography, Comedy, Drama
In early 18th century England, a frail Queen Anne occupies the throne and her close friend, Lady Sarah, governs the country in her stead. When a new servant, Abigail, arrives, her charm endears her to Sarah.
Votes: 97,799 | Gross: $34.15M
36. London Spy (2015)
60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
A chance romance between two men from very different worlds, one from the headquarters of the Secret Intelligence Service, the other from a world of clubbing and youthful excess, leads into mystery after one of them is found murdered.
42. My Beautiful Laundrette (1985)
R | 97 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
An ambitious Pakistani Briton and his white boyfriend strive for success and hope when they open a glamorous laundromat.
Votes: 12,742 | Gross: $2.45M
44. Shelter (II) (2007)
R | 97 min | Drama, Romance, Sport
When his college dreams are sidelined by family obligations, a young man finds comfort in surfing with his best friend's brother.
Votes: 19,217 | Gross: $0.14M
46. Hoje Eu Quero Voltar Sozinho (2014)
Not Rated | 96 min | Drama, Romance
Leonardo is a blind teenager searching for independence. His everyday life, the relationship with his best friend, Giovana, and the way he sees the world change completely with the arrival of Gabriel.
Votes: 19,854 | Gross: $0.10M