lesbian movies and series worth watchingby bar248 | created - 25 Nov 2012 | updated - 1 week ago | Public
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4. Fingersmith (2005)
Not Rated | 181 min | Crime, Drama, Romance
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.
5. Saving Face (2004)
R | 91 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
A Chinese-American lesbian and her traditionalist mother are reluctant to go public with secret loves that clash against cultural expectations.
Votes: 9,135 | Gross: $1.19M
7. Edie & Thea: A Very Long Engagement (2009)
Not Rated | 61 min | Documentary, Drama, Romance
After 42 years, feisty and delightful lesbian couple Edie and Thea are finally getting married. From the early '60s to the present day, the tireless community activists persevere through ... See full summary »
8. Show Me Love (1998)
Not Rated | 89 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
Two teenage girls in small-town Sweden. Elin is beautiful, popular, and bored with life. Agnes is friendless, sad, and secretly in love with Elin.
Votes: 47,300 | Gross: $0.17M
10. But I'm a Cheerleader (1999)
R | 85 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
A naive teenager is sent to rehab camp when her straitlaced parents and friends suspect her of being a lesbian.
Votes: 23,415 | Gross: $2.21M
11. Better Than Chocolate (1999)
R | 101 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
Two attractive young lesbians, Maggie and Kim, meet in Vancouver, develop a passionate romance, and move in together. Meanwhile, Maggie's well-meaning but naive mother Lila gets divorced ... See full summary »
Votes: 7,421 | Gross: $2.01M
12. Searching 4 Sandeep (2007)
55 min | Documentary
Despite living in one of the gay capitals of the world, 28-year-old Sydneysider Poppy Stockell is forced online in her search for love. When she meets 31-year-old Anglo-Indian Sandeep Virdi... See full summary »
13. Yes or No (2010)
102 min | Comedy, Romance
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 »
14. Imagine Me & You (2005)
R | 90 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
A newlywed bride becomes infatuated with another woman, who questions her sexual orientation, promoting a stir among the bride's family and friends.
Votes: 27,539 | Gross: $0.67M
15. The L Word (I) (2004–2009)
TV-MA | 50 min | Drama, Romance
Follows the lives and loves of a small, close-knit group of gay women living in Los Angeles as well as the friends and family members that either support or loathe them.
16. The Secrets (2007)
R | 127 min | Drama, Romance
In The Secrets, two brilliant young women discover their own voices in a repressive orthodox culture where females are forbidden to sing, let alone speak out. Naomi, the studious, devoutly ... See full summary »
Votes: 1,814 | Gross: $0.12M
19. The Sea Purple (2009)
Not Rated | 105 min | Drama, History, Romance
Nothing - not her father, not the church - can stop unruly Angela from being with her childhood best friend turned great love, Sara. Based on a true story, Viola di mare, presents a ... See full summary »
20. Orange Is the New Black (2013– )
TV-MA | 59 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama
Convicted of a decade old crime of transporting drug money to an ex-girlfriend, normally law-abiding Piper Chapman is sentenced to a year and a half behind bars to face the reality of how life-changing prison can really be.
21. 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.
22. Girltrash: All Night Long (2014)
Not Rated | 86 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama
The story of five girls and one epic night. The girls will find love, lust, girl-fights, rock and roll, and a whole lot of stoned sorority girls.
23. All Cheerleaders Die (2013)
Not Rated | 89 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Horror
A rebel girl signs up a group of cheerleaders to help her take down the captain of their high school football team, but a supernatural turn of events thrusts the girls into a different battle.
24. Bound (1996)
R | 109 min | Crime, Romance, Thriller
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.
Votes: 47,140 | Gross: $3.80M
25. The Four-Faced Liar (2010)
Not Rated | 87 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
Two couples in their twenties, who are struggling to find substance and meaning in their lives and relationships, meet by happenstance in a New York City Irish tavern called The Four-Faced Liar.
26. Sense8 (2015–2018)
TV-MA | 60 min | Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi
A group of people around the world are suddenly linked mentally, and must find a way to survive being hunted by those who see them as a threat to the world's order.
27. Carmilla (2014–2016)
4 min | Short, Comedy, Fantasy
Small town girl Laura Hollis has just finally moved out to go to Silas University. When her missing roommate is replaced without explanation, Laura vows to find out what is happening on ... See full summary »
28. The Secret Diaries of Miss Anne Lister (2010 TV Movie)
TV-14 | 92 min | Biography, Drama, Romance
A look at the life of 19th century Yorkshire landowner Anne Lister (1791-1840), who lived openly as a lesbian and kept diaries chronicling the details of her daily life.
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.
30. Thelma (II) (2017)
Not Rated | 116 min | Drama, Fantasy, Horror
A confused religious girl tries to deny her feelings for a female friend who's in love with her. This causes her suppressed subconsciously-controlled psychokinetic powers to reemerge with devastating results.
Votes: 20,888 | Gross: $0.15M
31. Jennifer's Body (2009)
R | 102 min | Comedy, Horror
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?
Votes: 106,382 | Gross: $16.20M
35. Princess Cyd (2017)
96 min | Drama, Romance
Eager to escape life with her depressive single father, 16-year-old athlete Cyd Loughlin visits her novelist aunt in Chicago over the summer. While there, she falls for a girl in the ... See full summary »
38. Appropriate Behaviour (2014)
Not Rated | 86 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
Shirin is struggling to become an ideal Persian daughter, politically correct bisexual and hip young Brooklynite but fails miserably in her attempt at all identities. Being without a cliché to hold onto can be a lonely experience.
39. Below Her Mouth (2016)
Not Rated | 94 min | Drama, Romance
An unexpected affair quickly escalates into a heart-stopping reality for two women whose passionate connection changes their lives forever.
40. The Miseducation of Cameron Post (2018)
Not Rated | 91 min | Drama
In 1993, a teenage girl is forced into a gay conversion therapy center by her conservative guardians.
Votes: 13,113 | Gross: $0.90M
41. Colette (I) (2018)
R | 111 min | Biography, Drama, History
Colette is pushed by her husband to write novels under his name. Upon their success, she fights to make her talents known, challenging gender norms.
Votes: 12,235 | Gross: $5.14M
43. Gentleman Jack (2019– )
TV-MA | 60 min | Drama
A dramatization of the life of LGBTQ+ trailblazer, voracious learner and cryptic diarist Anne Lister, who returns to Halifax, West Yorkshire in 1832, determined to transform the fate of her faded ancestral home Shibden Hall.
45. Vida (2018– )
TV-MA | 35 min | Drama
This show follows the life of two Mexican-American sisters, Emma and Lyn, from the Eastside of Los Angeles who couldn't be more different or distanced from each other. Circumstances force ... See full summary »
46. Mystère à la Tour Eiffel (2015 TV Movie)
86 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
The daughter of one of the architects who built the Eiffel Tower gets framed for a murder that has taken place there, so she and her girlfriend embark on a quest across Paris to solve the mystery.
47. Booksmart (2019)
R | 102 min | Comedy
On the eve of their high school graduation, two academic superstars and best friends realize they should have worked less and played more. Determined not to fall short of their peers, the girls try to cram four years of fun into one night.
Votes: 19,548 | Gross: $18.89M
49. Anyone But Me (2008– )