Movies about lesbians

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

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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Country
Markimdb: 6.9
Genremelodrama, drama, biography
CountryUSA
Duration02:00

Gia Carangi travels to New York City with dreams of becoming a fashion model. Within minutes of arriving, she meets Wilhelmina Cooper, a wise and high-powered agent who takes Gia under her wing. With Cooper's help and her own natural instincts, Gia quickly shoots to the top of the modeling world. When Cooper dies of lung cancer, however, Gia turns to drugs – and both she and her career begin to spiral out of control.

Markimdb: 7.5
Genrecomedy, drama, biography, history
CountryUnited Kingdom, Republic of Ireland, USA
Duration01:55

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

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: 8
Genrethriller, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:43

    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: 7.2
    Genremelodrama, drama
    CountryUnited Kingdom, USA, Australia
    Duration02:35

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

    Markimdb: 8.1
    Genrethriller, melodrama, drama, detective, history
    CountrySouth Korea
    Duration01:01

      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: 7.7
      Genremelodrama, drama
      CountryFrance, Belgium, Spain
      Duration02:59

      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: 7.9
      Genrethriller, drama, detective
      CountryUSA, France
      Duration02:27

        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.

        Genremelodrama, drama
        CountryFinland, Estonia, Russia, Germany

        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: 6.5
        Genremelodrama, drama, biography, history
        CountryUnited Kingdom, Australia, USA

        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.

        Markimdb: 5.8
        Genremelodrama, drama, biography
        CountryUnited Kingdom, Republic of Ireland

        Socialite Vita Sackville-West and literary icon Virginia Woolf run in different circles in 1920s London. Despite the odds, the magnetic Vita and the beguiling Virginia forge an unconventional affair, set against the backdrop of their own strikingly contemporary marriages; which inspired one of Woolf's most iconic novels, 'Orlando'.

        Markimdb: 7.3
        Genrethriller, drama, crime, biography
        CountryUSA, Germany
        Duration01:49

        Aileen Wuornos is an emotionally scarred highway hooker who shoots a sadistic trick who rapes her and ultimately becomes America's first female serial killer.

        Markimdb: 5.5
        Genremelodrama, drama
        CountryCanada
        Duration01:05

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

        Markimdb: 6.9
        Genrethriller, melodrama, drama
        CountryUSA
        Duration01:36

        The stories of three lesbian couples -- who live in the same house at different periods of time -- who are at a crossroads in their lives. In 1961, Edith loses her lover, Abby, to a stroke. Linda and Amy struggle with feminist issues in 1972. And, in 2000, Kal and Fran try to have a baby with the help of sperm donor.

        Markimdb: 6.3
        Genrethriller, melodrama, drama, detective
        CountryUSA, Canada, France
        Duration01:36

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

        Markimdb: 6.3
        Genremelodrama, drama
        CountrySpain
        Duration01:32

        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: 6.1
        Genremelodrama, drama
        CountrySpain
        Duration01:49

        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: 6.5
        Genremelodrama, drama
        CountryUnited Kingdom
        Duration01:22

        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: 7.3
        Genrethriller, melodrama, crime
        CountryUSA
        Duration01:49

        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: 6.8
        Genremelodrama, drama
        CountryCanada
        Duration01:43

        Lost and Delirious is the story of three adolescent girls' first love, their discovery of sexual passion, and their search for identities. Set in a posh, private boarding school surrounded by luxuriant, green forest, Lost and Delirious moves swiftly from academic routine, homesickness, and girlish silliness to the darker region of lover's intrigue.

        Markimdb: 8.1
        Genredrama
        CountryFrance
        Duration02:02

        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

          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: 6.5
          Genrethriller, melodrama, drama, detective
          CountryUnited Kingdom, Hungary
          Duration01:44

          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: 6.6
          Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
          CountryUSA, Canada

          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: 6.8
          Genremelodrama, drama, biography, history
          CountryFrance, Netherlands, Belgium

          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: 7.5
          Genredrama
          CountryRomania, France, Belgium
          Duration02:35

          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: 7
          Genredrama, biography, history
          CountryUSA
          Duration02:29

          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: 6.7
          Genremelodrama, drama, biography, history
          CountryUnited Kingdom, USA, France, Hungary, Netherlands
          Duration02:37

          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

          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

          "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

          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: 7.4
          Genrethriller, melodrama, drama, crime
          CountryUnited Kingdom
          Duration01:32

          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.

          Markimdb: 4.9
          Genredrama
          CountryFrance, USA
          Duration02:11

          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: 6.8
          Genredrama, biography
          CountryUSA, Canada

          Bombshell is a revealing look inside the most powerful and controversial media empire of all time; and the explosive story of the women who brought down the infamous man who created it.

          Markimdb: 5.7
          Genrehorror, thriller
          CountryCanada
          Duration02:17

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

          Markimdb: 6.9
          Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
          CountryUSA

          Shy, straight-A student Ellie is hired by sweet but inarticulate jock Paul, who needs help wooing the most popular girl in school. But their new and unlikely friendship gets tricky when Ellie discovers she has feelings for the same girl.

          Markimdb: 7
          Genremelodrama, drama, military
          CountryUnited Kingdom

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

          Markimdb: 7.1
          Genrethriller, drama, crime, detective
          CountryUSA
          Duration01:41

            A woman turns to prescription medication as a way of handling her anxiety concerning her husband's upcoming release from prison.

            Markimdb: 6.7
            Genrethriller, melodrama, drama
            CountryUnited Kingdom
            Duration01:26

            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: 4.7
            Genremelodrama, drama
            CountryUSA
            Duration01:20

            A film within a film that explores love in all its painful and messy glory. Six months ago Zoe and Mal fell for each other while filming a love scene, which led to an intense, whirlwind affair, followed by a devastating breakup. Soon after their split, things get complicated when the two have to meet on set once more to re-shoot that fateful sequence.

            Markimdb: 6.7
            Genremelodrama, drama
            CountryUSA
            Duration01:57

            High school athlete Cyd Loughlin lives alone with her depressive father in South Carolina, perpetually longing to get away from it all. When her aunt, famous novelist Miranda Ruth, agrees to host her for a few weeks during the summer, Cyd jumps at the opportunity. While there, she falls for a girl in the neighborhood, even as she and her aunt gently challenge each other in the realms of sex and spirit.

            Markimdb: 7
            Genremelodrama, drama
            CountryUSA
            Duration01:36

            The story of straight-edge literature professor Vivian who travels to Reno to get away from a relationship breakup when she falls in love with an attractive and unconventional girl named Cay.

            Markimdb: 6.3
            Genremelodrama, drama
            CountryUSA
            Duration01:16

            Annabelle is the wise-beyond-her-years newcomer to an exclusive Catholic girls school. Having been expelled from her first two schools she's bound to stir some trouble. Sparks fly though when sexual chemistry appears between her and the Head of her dorm and English teacher, Simone Bradley. Annabelle pursues her relentlessly and until the end the older woman manages to avoid the law.

            Markimdb: 7.1
            Genredrama
            CountryFrance
            Duration01:31

            Charlie, a 17-year-old girl tortured by doubt, is thrilled when she becomes friends with Sarah, but when Sarah tires of Charlie and looks for a new friend, their relationship takes an ominous turn.

            Markimdb: 7.4
            Genredrama
            CountryFrance
            Duration01:18

            A French family with two daughters, 10-year-old Laure and 6-year-old Jeanne, moves to a new neighborhood during the summer holidays. With her tomboy ways, Laure is immediately mistaken for a boy by the local kids and passes herself off as Mickaël.

            Markimdb: 5.9
            Genrecomedy, drama, musical
            CountryUSA

            After the PTA of a conservative high school in Indiana bans same-sex couples from attending the annual prom, a gang of flamboyant Broadway stars try to boost their image by showing up to support two lesbian students.

            Markimdb: 7.1
            Genrecomedy
            CountryUSA
            Duration02:38

            Two academic teenage superstars realize, on the eve of their high school graduation, that they should have worked less and played more. Determined to never fall short of their peers, the girls set out on a mission to cram four years of fun into one night.

            Markimdb: 6.7
            Genrecomedy, drama
            CountryUSA
            Duration02:00

            Self-described misanthrope Elle Reid has her protective bubble burst when her 18-year-old granddaughter, Sage, shows up needing help. The two of them go on a day-long journey that causes Elle to come to terms with her past and Sage to confront her future.

            Markimdb: 7.8
            Genrefantastic, comedy, drama, detective
            CountryUSA
            Duration02:16

            Nadia keeps dying and reliving her 36th birthday party. She's trapped in a surreal time loop -- and staring down the barrel of her own mortality.

            Markimdb: 6.7
            Genrecomedy, drama, biography, history, sport
            CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
            Duration01:59

            The true story of the 1973 tennis match between World number one Billie Jean King and ex-champ and serial hustler Bobby Riggs.




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