Movies about lesbians

Movies about lesbians
List of the best lesbian movies selected by visitors to our site: The Favourite, Disobedience, Carol, Blue Is the Warmest Color, The Handmaiden, Black Swan, Ammonite, Compartment No. 6, Mulholland Drive, Below Her Mouth.

In the top there are new films of 2021, a plot description and trailers for films that have already been released.

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Markimdb: 7.5
Genrecomedy, drama, biography, history
CountryUnited Kingdom, Republic of Ireland, USA
Duration01:55
CharactersKings, Lesbians, Maids
PlotOn real events, Love triangle, Political, Jealousy, Intrigue
PlaceEngland
Time18th century
StyleOscars

England, early 18th century. The close relationship between Queen Anne and Sarah Churchill is threatened by the arrival of Sarah's cousin, Abigail Hill, resulting in a bitter rivalry between the two cousins to be the Queen's favourite.

Markimdb: 6.6
Genremelodrama, drama
CountryUnited Kingdom, Republic of Ireland, USA
Duration02:30
CharactersLesbians, Teachers, Strong women, Jews, Fathers
PlotLove, Death, Funeral
PlaceEngland, Metro, Cemetery, London
StyleSoulful, By books, Explicit scenes

A woman learns about the death of her Orthodox Jewish father, a rabbi. She returns home and has romantic feelings rekindled for her best childhood friend, who is now married to her cousin.

Markimdb: 7.2
Genremelodrama, drama
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA, Australia
Duration02:35
CharactersLesbians, Gay, Lawyers
PlotTravel, Passion, Relationship, Art, Love with age difference
PlaceParty, Hotels, USA, New York
TimeNew Year
StyleRomantic, Gloomy, Serious

In 1950s New York, a department-store clerk who dreams of a better life falls for an older, married woman.

Markimdb: 7.7
Genremelodrama, drama
CountryFrance, Belgium, Spain
Duration02:59
CharactersTeens, Lesbians
PlotFirst love
PlaceFrance
StyleExplicit scenes

Adèle's life is changed when she meets Emma, a young woman with blue hair, who will allow her to discover desire, to assert herself as a woman and as an adult. In front of others, Adele grows, seeks herself, loses herself, finds herself.

Markimdb: 8.1
Genrethriller, melodrama, drama, detective, history
CountrySouth Korea
Duration01:01
CharactersLesbians, Scammers, Friends, Maids, Orphans
PlotLove, Revenge, Passion, Betrayal, Jealousy
PlaceJapan, Mansions, Korea
StylePsychological problems, Action, Atmospheric, Disturbing

1930s Korea, in the period of Japanese occupation, a new girl (Sookee) is hired as a handmaiden to a Japanese heiress (Hideko) who lives a secluded life on a large countryside estate with her domineering Uncle (Kouzuki). But the maid has a secret. She is a pickpocket recruited by a swindler posing as a Japanese Count to help him seduce the Lady to elope with him, rob her of her fortune, and lock her up in a madhouse. The plan seems to proceed according to plan until Sookee and Hideko discover some unexpected emotions.

Markimdb: 8
Genrethriller, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:43
CharactersParents
PlotPassion, Obsession, Split personality, Mental disorders, Ballet
PlaceUSA, New York
StyleUnexpected ending, Psychological problems, Atmospheric, Explicit scenes, Serious

A ballet dancer wins the lead in "Swan Lake" and is perfect for the role of the delicate White Swan - Princess Odette - but slowly loses her mind as she becomes more and more like Odile, the Black Swan.

Markimdb: 6.5
Genremelodrama, drama, biography
CountryUnited Kingdom, Australia, USA
CharactersLesbians, Scientists
PlotOn real events
Time19th century
StyleRomantic

In 1840s England, palaeontologist Mary Anning and a young woman sent by her husband to convalesce by the sea develop an intense relationship. Despite the chasm between their social spheres and personalities, Mary and Charlotte discover they can each offer what the other has been searching for: the realisation that they are not alone. It is the beginning of a passionate and all-consuming love affair that will defy all social bounds and alter the course of both lives irrevocably.

Genremelodrama, drama
CountryFinland, Estonia, Russia, Germany
CharactersFellow travelers
PlotRelationship
PlaceTrains, Russia

A Finnish archaeology student escapes an enigmatic lesbian love affair in Moscow by boarding a train to the arctic port of Murmansk. Forced to share the long ride and a tiny sleeping car with a larger than life Russian miner, the unexpected encounter leads the occupants of compartment no. 6 to face major truths about human connection.

Markimdb: 7.9
Genrethriller, drama, detective
CountryUSA, France
Duration02:27
CharactersLesbians, Killers, Girlfriends, Directors
PlotLove, Puzzles, Relationship, Investigation, Lost memory
PlaceHospitals, USA
StyleUnexpected ending, Psychological problems, Twisted plot, Atmospheric, Smart

After a car wreck on the winding Mulholland Drive renders a woman amnesic, she and a perky Hollywood-hopeful search for clues and answers across Los Angeles in a twisting venture beyond dreams and reality.

Markimdb: 5.5
Genremelodrama, drama
CountryCanada
Duration01:05
CharactersLesbians, Gay
PlotLove, Passion, Love triangle, Mystery, Date
PlaceCanada
StyleExplicit scenes

An unexpected affair quickly escalates into a heart-stopping reality for two women whose passionate connection changes their lives forever.

Markimdb: 6.3
Genrethriller, melodrama, drama, detective
CountryUSA, Canada, France
Duration01:36
CharactersLesbians
PlotPassion, Obsession, Seduction
StylePsychological problems

A doctor hires an escort to seduce her husband, whom she suspects of cheating, though unforeseen events put the family in danger.

Markimdb: 6.1
Genremelodrama, drama
CountrySpain
Duration01:49
CharactersLesbians, Girlfriends
PlotLove, Travel, Passion, Loneliness, Mystery
PlaceRussia, Italy, Hotels, Spain, Moscow
StyleSoulful, Atmospheric, Serious

A hotel room in the center of Rome serves as the setting for two young and recently acquainted women to have a physical adventure that touches their very souls.

Markimdb: 7.3
Genrethriller, melodrama, crime
CountryUSA
Duration01:49
CharactersLesbians, Mafia, Lovers
PlotRobbery, Passion, Seduction
PlaceWomen's Prison
StyleAction, Tense, For men, Disturbing

Corky, a tough female ex-convict working on an apartment renovation in a Chicago building, meets a couple living next door, Caesar, a paranoid mobster, and Violet, his seductive girlfriend, who is immediately attracted to her.

Markimdb: 6.5
Genremelodrama, drama
CountryUnited Kingdom
Duration01:22
CharactersLesbians, Gay, Sisters
PlotDancing, Tennis, True love
PlaceLondon
StyleSoulful, Touching

I Can't Think Straight is a 2007 romance movie about a London-based Jordanian of Palestinian descent, Tala, who is preparing for an elaborate wedding. A turn of events causes her to have an affair and subsequently fall in love with another woman, Leyla, a British Indian. The movie is distributed by Enlightenment Productions. It was released in different theatres between 2008 and 2009. The DVD was released on 4 May 2009. The movie is directed by Shamim Sarif and stars Lisa Ray and Sheetal Sheth. The two actresses star in another movie with lesbian characters, namely The World Unseen, released in 2008.

Markimdb: 6.3
Genremelodrama, drama
CountrySpain
Duration01:32
CharactersLesbians
PlotDancing
StyleSoulful, Serious

A sensuous and ethereal story of two young women falling in love for the first time. Young, beautiful Àsia lies in a coma, her mother and boyfriend keeping constant vigil by her side. In flashback we see what led up to her accident, her life studying architecture at university, the somewhat overbearing relationship she has with her mother and her passionless relationship with Nathaniel.

Markimdb: 8.1
Genredrama
CountryFrance
Duration02:02
CharactersLesbians, Artists
PlotLove, Relationship
PlaceIslands, Beach
Time18th century
StyleTense, Touching, Depressive

On an isolated island in Brittany at the end of the 18th century, an artist is commissioned to paint a young woman's wedding portrait.

Markimdb: 6.7
Genreaction, thriller
CountryUSA, Germany, Sweden, Hungary
Duration02:32
CharactersDogs, Lesbians, CIA, Spy, Scouts
PlotOn real events, Survival, Passion, Fight, Seduction
PlaceRussia, USSR, Caucasus, Germany, Berlin
Time19th century, Cold War
StyleUnexpected ending, Exciting, Atmospheric, Tense, Good music

An undercover MI6 agent is sent to Berlin during the Cold War to investigate the murder of a fellow agent and recover a missing list of double agents.

Markimdb: 7.5
Genredrama
CountryRomania, France, Belgium
Duration02:35
CharactersLesbians, Friends, Nuns, Priests
PlotOn real events, Friendship, Religious
StyleSoulful, By books, Atmospheric, Gloomy, Depressive

A drama centered on the friendship between two young women who grew up in the same orphanage; one has found refuge at a convent in Romania and refuses to leave with her friend, who now lives in Germany.

Markimdb: 6.6
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryUSA, Canada
CharactersLesbians, Orphans
PlotBreakup, Holidays
PlaceParty, USA
TimeNew Year
StyleLight

A young woman's plans to propose to her girlfriend while at her family's annual holiday party are upended when she discovers her partner hasn't yet come out to her conservative parents.

Markimdb: 7.1
Genredrama, biography, history
CountryUSA
Duration02:29
CharactersLesbians, Psychologists, Criminals, Lovers
PlotOn real events, Money, Friendship, Cancer, Political
PlaceAircraft
TimeHalloween
StylePsychological problems

The unconventional life of Dr. William Marston, the Harvard psychologist and inventor who helped invent the modern lie detector test and created Wonder Woman in 1941.

Markimdb: 6.6
Genremelodrama, drama, biography, history
CountryFrance, Netherlands, Belgium
CharactersLesbians, Nuns
PlotPassion, Religious
PlaceItaly
StyleWomens in main roles

In the late 17th century, with plague ravaging the land, Benedetta Carlini joins the convent in Pescia, Tuscany, as a novice. Capable from an early age of performing miracles, Benedetta’s impact on life in the community is immediate and momentous.

Markimdb: 6.5
Genrethriller, melodrama, drama, detective
CountryUnited Kingdom, Hungary
Duration01:44
CharactersLesbians, Insects, Maids
PlotPassion, Obsession, Loneliness
StyleRomantic, Atmospheric, Makes me think

Day in and day out, lovers Cynthia and Evelyn enact an elaborate sadomasochistic fantasy as mistress and maid. But as their ritual of domination and submission begins to turn stale, Cynthia yearns for something more conventional, while Evelyn tries to push their taboos even further.

Markimdb: 6.7
Genremelodrama, drama, biography, history
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA, France, Hungary, Netherlands
Duration02:37
CharactersLesbians, Strong women, Geniuses, Writers, Photographers
PlotOn real events, Dancing, Money, Divorce
PlaceTrains, Party, France
Time19th century
StyleInspirational, For girls, Fascinating, Intellectual, Womens in main roles

After marrying a successful Parisian writer known commonly as Willy, Sidonie-Gabrielle Colette is transplanted from her childhood home in rural France to the intellectual and artistic splendor of Paris. Soon after, Willy convinces Colette to ghostwrite for him. She pens a semi-autobiographical novel about a witty and brazen country girl named Claudine, sparking a bestseller and a cultural sensation. After its success, Colette and Willy become the talk of Paris and their adventures inspire additional Claudine novels.

Markimdb: 6.6
Genreaction, thriller
CountryFrance, USA, Canada, Russia
Duration02:05
CharactersLesbians, CIA, Spy, Scouts, Hired assassins
PlotKGB, Snow
TimeCold War, Dark ones
StyleUnexpected ending, Fascinating, Tense, Serious, Disturbing

Beneath Anna Poliatova's striking beauty lies a secret that will unleash her indelible strength and skill to become one of the world's most feared government assassins.

Markimdb: 7.4
Genremelodrama, drama, biography
CountryUSA, Mexico, Canada
Duration01:58
CharactersLesbians, Strong women, Artists, Disabled people, Artists
PlotLoneliness, Art, Jealousy, Divorce, Dreams
PlaceMexico
StyleSoulful, Vital signs, Serious

"Frida" chronicles the life Frida Kahlo shared unflinchingly and openly with Diego Rivera, as the young couple took the art world by storm. From her complex and enduring relationship with her mentor and husband to her illicit and controversial affair with Leon Trotsky, to her provocative and romantic entanglements with women, Frida Kahlo lived a bold and uncompromising life as a political, artistic, and sexual revolutionary

Markimdb: 7.3
Genredrama, biography
CountryUSA, Germany
Duration02:07
CharactersTeens, Lesbians, Doctors, Friends, Losers
PlotOn real events, Friendship, Mental disorders
StylePsychological problems, Fascinating, Gloomy, Serious

Set in the changing world of the late 1960s, Susanna Kaysen's prescribed "short rest" from a psychiatrist she had met only once becomes a strange, unknown journey into Alice's Wonderland, where she struggles with the thin line between normal and crazy. Susanna soon realizes how hard it is to get out once she has been committed, and she ultimately has to choose between the world of people who belong inside or the difficult world of reality outside.

Markimdb: 4.9
Genredrama
CountryFrance, USA
Duration02:11
CharactersLesbians, Celebrities
PlotDancing, Passion, Friendship, Seduction, Rivalry
StyleFancy, Explicit scenes

A young drifter named Nomi arrives in Las Vegas to become a dancer and soon sets about clawing and pushing her way to become a top showgirl.

Markimdb: 6.7
Genrethriller, melodrama, drama
CountryUnited Kingdom
Duration01:26
CharactersTeens, Lesbians, Friends
PlotPassion, Obsession, Friendship, Gems
PlaceEngland
TimeSummer
StyleSoulful, Gloomy, Touching, Serious

In the Yorkshire countryside, working-class tomboy Mona meets the exotic, pampered Tasmin. Over the summer season, the two young women discover they have much to teach one another, and much to explore together.

Markimdb: 5.7
Genrehorror, thriller
CountryCanada
Duration02:17
CharactersLesbians, Serial killers, Killers, Bears
PlotSurvival
PlaceMountains, Forest, Lake, Canada
StyleAction, Fascinating, Tense

Majestic mountains, a still lake and venomous betrayals engulf a female married couple attempting to celebrate their one-year anniversary.

Markimdb: 7
Genremelodrama, drama, military
CountryUnited Kingdom
CharactersWriters
PlotLove
TimeWorld War II

A woman during the Second World War opens her heart to an evacuee after initially resolving to be rid of him.





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