Movies about lesbians

List of the best lesbian movies selected by visitors to our site: The Half of It, The Ground Beneath My Feet, The World to Come, Giant Little Ones, 3 from Hell, Vita & Virginia, To the Stars, Ek Ladki Ko Dekha Toh Aisa Laga, What Keeps You Alive, Hearts Beat Loud
In the top there are new films of 2021, a plot description and trailers for films that have already been released.
The Half of It (2020)
Markimdb: 6.9
CharactersTeens, Lesbians, Gay, Students, Musicians
PlotFirst love, Love, Love triangle, Loneliness
PlaceSchool, Small cities
StyleTouching, Light, For single girls, Romantic

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.

The Ground Beneath My Feet (2019)
Markimdb: 6.5
Genredrama
CountryAustria
CharactersLesbians, Teens

Lola controls her personal life with the same ruthless efficiency she uses to optimize profits in her job as a business consultant. But when a tragic event forces the past back into her life, Lola's grip on reality seems to slips away.

The World to Come (2021)
Markimdb: 6
CharactersLesbians
PlotDeath
PlaceNature
Time19th century
StyleTense, Fascinating

Two women who forge a close connection despite their isolation in the mid-19th-century American frontier.

Giant Little Ones (2019)
Mark7.8 (imdb: 7.2)
Genredrama
CountryCanada
Duration02:23
CharactersTeens, Gay, Lesbians, Girlfriends
PlotLove, Relationship, Growing up
PlaceSchool
StyleFascinating, Makes me think

Two popular teen boys, best friends since childhood, discover their lives, families, and girlfriends dramatically upended after an unexpected incident occurs on the night of a 17th birthday party.

3 from Hell (2019)
Mark6 (imdb: 5.5)
Genrethriller
CountryUSA
Duration01:50
CharactersPolice, Clowns, Dogs, Cats, Lesbians, Serial killers, Snake, Monsters, Criminals
PlotDeath, Revenge, Depression, Dancing, Hostage
PlaceUSA, Prison, Deserts
TimeHalloween

After barely surviving a furious shootout with the police, Baby Firefly, Otis Driftwood and Captain Spaulding are behind bars. But pure evil cannot be contained. Teaming up with Otis’ half-brother Winslow, the demented Firefly clan escape to unleash a whole new wave of murder, madness and mayhem.

Vita & Virginia (2019)
Markimdb: 5.7
Genremelodrama, drama, biography
CountryRepublic of Ireland, United Kingdom
CharactersLesbians
PlotLove, Mental disorders
PlaceEngland, London

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'.

To the Stars (2019)
Markimdb: 6.2
Genredrama
CountryUSA
CharactersLesbians

Under small-town scrutiny, a withdrawn farmer’s daughter forges an intimate friendship with a worldly but reckless new girl in 1960s Oklahoma.

Ek Ladki Ko Dekha Toh Aisa Laga (2019)
Markimdb: 5.5
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryIndia
CharactersLesbians
PlotReligious
StyleTouching

Sweety has to contend with her over-enthusiastic family that wants her to get married but the ultimate truth is that her love might not find acceptance in her family and society.

What Keeps You Alive (2018)
Mark8 (imdb: 5.7)
Genrehorror, thriller
CountryCanada
Duration02:17
CharactersLesbians, Killers
PlaceLake, Mountains
StyleAction, Tense, Fascinating

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

Hearts Beat Loud (2018)
Markimdb: 6.9
Genrecomedy, drama, music
CountryUSA
Duration02:32
CharactersLesbians, Musicians, Family
PlotMusic
PlaceCollege

In the hip Brooklyn neighborhood of Red Hook, single dad and record store owner Frank is preparing to send his hard-working daughter Sam off to college while being forced to close his vintage shop. Hoping to stay connected through their shared musical passions, Frank urges Sam to turn their weekly jam sessions into a father-daughter live act. After their first song becomes an internet breakout, the two embark on a journey of love, growing up and musical discovery.

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The Miseducation of Cameron Post (2018)
Mark6.2 (imdb: 6.6)
Genremelodrama, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:59
CharactersLesbians, Teens
PlotReligious
StyleWomens in main roles, Touching, Makes me think

In 1993, teenager Cameron is sent to a gay conversion therapy center after getting caught with another girl in the back seat of a car on prom night. Run by the strict and severe Dr. Lydia Marsh and her brother, Reverend Rick, the center is built upon repenting for "same sex attraction." In the face of intolerance and denial, Cameron meets a group of fellow sinners including the amputee stoner Jane, and her friend, the Lakota Two-Spirit, Adam. Together, this group of teenagers form an unlikely family as they fight to survive.

Bombshell (2019)
Markimdb: 6.8
Genredrama, biography
CountryCanada, USA
CharactersLesbians
PlotPolitical, Fear

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.

Oh Mercy (2019)
Mark7 (imdb: 6.2)
Genredrama, detective
CountryFrance
Duration01:57
CharactersLesbians, Horses, Cats, Poor
PlaceFrance, Prison
TimeNew Year

A police chief in northern France tries to solve a case where an old woman was brutally murdered.

Serial (Bad) Weddings 2 (2019)
Mark8.6 (imdb: 6.1)
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryFrance
Duration01:54
CharactersParents, Family, Lesbians, Jews
PlotAdventure
StyleLight

Claude and Marie Verneuil face a new crisis. The four spouses of their daughters, David, Rachid, Chao and Charles decided to leave France for various reasons. Here they are imagining their lives elsewhere.

Uncle Frank (2020)
CharactersLesbians, Family, Gay, Spiders
PlotTravel, Funeral
PlaceParty, New York, Lake
StyleSoulful, Disturbing

In 1973, when Frank Bledsoe and his 18-year-old niece Beth take a road trip from Manhattan to Creekville, South Carolina for the family patriarch's funeral, they're unexpectedly joined by Frank's lover Walid.

Saint Frances (2020)
Markimdb: 7.1
Genrecomedy, drama
CountryUSA
CharactersLesbians, Teachers, Poets
PlotDivorce, Jealousy, Survival, Depression, Dancing, Hunger, Money, Computers, Loneliness
PlaceParty, Beach
TimeSummer

At the start of the summer, Bridget has an abortion just as she lands a much-needed job in affluent Evanston, Illinois — nannying a six-year old.

The Prom (2020)
CharactersLesbians
PlotJustice, Shopping
TimeGraduation
StyleSoulful, Fascinating, Makes me think, To cry, Inspirational

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.

Ammonite (2020)
CharactersScientists, Lesbians
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.

Happiest Season (2020)
Markimdb: 6.7
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryUSA, Canada
CharactersOrphans, Lesbians
PlotHolidays
PlaceParty
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.

Tell It to the Bees (2019)
Markimdb: 6.2
Genremelodrama, drama
CountryUnited Kingdom
Duration01:51
CharactersLesbians, Bees, Poor
PlaceSmall cities, Scotland
StyleMakes me think, Touching

Dr. Jean Markham returns to the town she left as a teenager to take over her late father's medical practice. When a school-yard scuffle lands Charlie in her surgery, she invites him to visit the hives in her garden and tell his secrets to the bees, as she once did. The new friendship between the boy and the bee keeper brings his mother Lydia into Jean's world.

Anna (2019)
Mark7.8 (imdb: 6.6)
Genreaction, thriller
CountryFrance, USA
Duration02:05
CharactersHired assassins, Strong women, CIA, Lesbians, Girlfriends, Models, Spy
PlotSnow, Undercover
TimeCold War
StyleTense, Disturbing, Fascinating, Unexpected ending

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.

Booksmart (2019)
Mark9.4 (imdb: 7.2)
Genrecomedy
CountryUSA
Duration02:38
CharactersTeens, Lesbians
PlaceParty, Yachts

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.

Russian Doll (2019)
Mark7.4 (imdb: 7.9)
Genrefantastic, comedy, drama, detective
CountryUSA
Duration02:16
CharactersLesbians, Partners, Strong women
PlotTime travel, Death
PlaceParty, New York
StyleExciting, Netflix, Action, Atmospheric

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.

Portrait of a Lady on Fire (2019)
Markimdb: 8.1
Genredrama
CountryFrance
Duration02:02
CharactersArtists, Lesbians
PlotRelationship
Time18th century

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.

The Favourite (2018)
Mark5.6 (imdb: 7.5)
Genredrama, biography, history
CountryRepublic of Ireland, United Kingdom, USA
Duration01:55
CharactersKings, Maids, Lesbians
PlotRivalry, Jealousy, Political, Intrigue, Love triangle, Cheating
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.

Vice (2018)
Mark7.4 (imdb: 7.2)
Genrecomedy, drama, biography
CountryUSA
Duration02:07
CharactersLesbians, Horses, Lawyers, Sisters, CIA, Terrorists
PlotPolitical, On real events, Power, Money
PlaceUSA

George W. Bush picks Dick Cheney, the CEO of Halliburton Co., to be his Republican running mate in the 2000 presidential election. No stranger to politics, Cheney's impressive résumé includes stints as White House chief of staff, House Minority Whip and defense secretary. When Bush wins by a narrow margin, Cheney begins to use his newfound power to help reshape the country and the world.

Disobedience (2017)
Mark9 (imdb: 6.6)
Genremelodrama, drama
CountryRepublic of Ireland, United Kingdom, USA
Duration02:30
CharactersJews, Fathers, Lesbians, Strong women, Teachers, Old man
PlotLove, Death, Funeral
PlaceEngland, London
StyleSoulful

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.

Atomic Blonde (2017)
Mark6.6 (imdb: 6.7)
Genreaction, thriller, detective
CountryGermany, Sweden, USA
Duration02:32
CharactersStrong women, Killers, Lesbians, Hired assassins, Dogs, Spy
PlotUndercover, Survival, Seduction
PlaceGermany
TimeCold War
StyleUnexpected ending, Atmospheric, Exciting, Tense

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.

Thelma (2017)
Mark10 (imdb: 7)
Genrehorror, thriller, fantasy, melodrama, drama, detective
CountryNorway, France, Denmark, Sweden
Duration02:16
CharactersParents, Family, Students, Mothers, Fathers, Lesbians, Birds, Snake
PlotReligious, Relationship, Telekinesis, Snow, Loneliness
PlaceNorway, Lake
StyleFascinating, Tense, Disturbing

A college student starts to experience extreme seizures while studying at a university in Oslo, Norway. She soon learns that the violent episodes are a symptom of inexplicable, and often dangerous, supernatural abilities.

Allure (2018)
Markimdb: 5
Genrethriller, melodrama, drama
CountryCanada
CharactersLesbians
PlotFalse accusations, Obsession

Plagued by the abuse of her past and the turmoil of failed intimate encounters, Laura struggles to find a lover and a sense of normalcy. Her beacon of hope comes in sixteen year-old Eva, a talented pianist disillusioned by the life her mother imposes upon her. An unlikely relationship is formed between the two and Eva becomes an obsession to Laura. In light of Eva's unhappiness, Laura convinces her to runaway to her house and they soon find themselves caught within an intense entanglement. Manipulation, denial and codependency fuel what ultimately becomes a fractured dynamic that can only sustain itself for so long.

The Party (2017)
Mark7 (imdb: 6.6)
Genrecomedy, drama
CountryUnited Kingdom
Duration02:11
CharactersFriends, Lesbians, Foxes, Cooks
PlotPolitical, Intrigue, Weapon, Depression, Money, Mystery
PlaceParty, England

Various individuals think they’re coming together for a party in a private home, but a series of revelations results in a huge crisis that throws their belief systems – and their values – into total disarray.

Princess Cyd (2017)
Mark7 (imdb: 6.7)
Genremelodrama, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:57
CharactersLesbians, Sisters, Journalists, Gay, Photographers
PlotLove, Moving, Dancing, Soccer, Depression, Computers, Religious, Chess
PlaceParty, Beach

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.

Diamantino (2018)
Markimdb: 6.4
Genrefantastic, fantasy, comedy, drama
CountryPortugal, France, Brazil
CharactersLesbians
PlotSoccer
PlaceBeach
StyleFancy

A disgraced soccer star seeks redemption but is exploited by a variety of causes hoping to capitalize on his celebrity.

Duck Butter (2018)
Markimdb: 5.3
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryUSA
CharactersLesbians, Actors, Pianists
PlotFear

Dissatisfied with the dishonesty they see in dating, strangers Naima and Sergio make a pact to spend 24 straight hours together in an attempt to fast forward their relationship.

Rafiki (2018)
Markimdb: 6.7
Genremelodrama, drama
CountryKenya, South Africa, Germany, Netherlands, France, Norway, Lebanon, United Kingdom
CharactersLesbians, Nurses
PlotDancing, Political
StyleTouching, Soulful, Fascinating

Kena and Ziki long for something more. Despite the political rivalry between their families, the girls resist and remain close friends, supporting each other to pursue their dreams in a conservative society. When love blossoms between them, the two girls will be forced to choose between happiness and safety.

Novitiate (2017)
Mark5.6 (imdb: 6.7)
Genredrama
CountryUSA
Duration01:55
CharactersLesbians, Nuns
PlotReligious, Snow

In the early 1960s, during the Vatican II era, a young woman training to become a nun struggles with issues of faith, sexuality and the changing church.

The White Orchid (2018)
Markimdb: 5.2
Genrethriller, drama, detective
CountryUSA
CharactersLesbians
PlotInvestigation

Shy and reserved, Claire Decker, 30ish, is a part-time investigator for Social Services. Typically, she solves cases where senior citizens have died alone, leaving no indication of who must handle their estate. This time however, Claire is reluctantly drawn into a puzzling murder case. The local police have been unable to solve the horrific crime, or even decipher the victim's true identity. A beautiful and enigmatic young blond, known only as "The White Orchid," has been brutally murdered. As Claire is drawn deeper and more intimately into the dead woman's life, she finds herself taking dangerous chances and pushing personal and professional boundaries. As she gets closer to the truth, Claire must effectively become the charismatic "White Orchid" in order to solve the mysterious crime.

Crazy Rich Asians (2018)
Mark9 (imdb: 6.9)
Genrecomedy, melodrama
CountryUSA
Duration02:36
CharactersRich, Lawyers, Lesbians, Twins, Cooks, Rich guys and poor girls
PlotWedding, Dancing, Money
PlaceIslands, Aircraft
StyleSoulful, Light, Fascinating

An American-born Chinese economics professor accompanies her boyfriend to Singapore for his best friend's wedding, only to get thrust into the lives of Asia's rich and famous.

The Mule (2018)
Markimdb: 7
Genrethriller, drama, crime
CountryUSA
Duration01:56
CharactersDrivers, Couriers, Old man, Dogs, Lawyers, Lesbians, Veterans, Bodyguards, Bikers
PlotMoney, Investigation, Dancing, Motorcycles, On real events
PlaceMexico, Party, Prison
StyleExciting, For men, Disturbing, Unexpected ending

Earl Stone, a man in his eighties, is broke, alone, and facing foreclosure of his business when he is offered a job that simply requires him to drive. Easy enough, but, unbeknownst to Earl, he's just signed on as a drug courier for a Mexican cartel. He does so well that his cargo increases exponentially, and Earl hit the radar of hard-charging DEA agent Colin Bates.

Juliet, Naked (2018)
Mark7.8 (imdb: 6.6)
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama, music
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
Duration02:34
CharactersMusicians, Lesbians, Sisters, Teachers, Girlfriends, Hermits, Singers
PlotLove, Dancing, Obsession, Love triangle, Music
PlaceAircraft, Trains, England, Beach
StyleLight

Annie is stuck in a long-term relationship with Duncan – an obsessive fan of obscure rocker Tucker Crowe. When the acoustic demo of Tucker's hit record from 25 years ago surfaces, its discovery leads to a life-changing encounter with the elusive rocker himself.

Suicide Squad: Hell to Pay (2018)
Mark9.4 (imdb: 7)
Genreaction, fantasy, cartoon
CountryUSA
CharactersSuperhero, Lesbians, Terminally ill
PlotMartial Arts, Skirmishes, Abduction, Chase
StyleExciting, Fascinating, Action

Task Force X targets a powerful mystical object that they will risk their lives to steal.

Climax (2018)
Mark7.6 (imdb: 7.1)
Genrethriller, drama
CountryFrance, Belgium, USA
Duration00:59
CharactersTeens, Lesbians, Dogs, Gay
PlotDeath, Dancing, Snow
PlaceParty, School
TimeGraduation
StyleUnexpected ending, Atmospheric

Young dancers gather in a remote and empty school building to rehearse on a cold and wintry night. The all-night celebration soon turns into a hallucinatory nightmare when they learn that their sangria is laced with LSD.

Can You Ever Forgive Me? (2018)
Mark2 (imdb: 7.1)
Genrecomedy, drama, crime, biography
CountryUSA
Duration01:42
CharactersScammers, Writers, Cats, Lesbians, Gay, Bartenders, Singers, Criminals, FBI
PlotMoney, Snow, Cheating, On real events
PlaceParty

When a bestselling celebrity biographer is no longer able to get published because she has fallen out of step with current tastes, she turns her art form to deception.

Support the Girls (2018)
Mark10 (imdb: 6.4)
Genrecomedy
CountryUSA
Duration02:23
CharactersBusinessmen, Waiters, Lesbians, Bikers, Birds
PlotMotorcycles, Money, Computers, Mystery
StyleWomens in main roles

Lisa Conroy is general manager at a highway-side 'sports bar with curves', Double Whammies. She nurtures and protects her employees fiercely - but over the course of one trying day, her optimism is battered from every direction... Double Whammies sells a big, weird American fantasy, but what happens when reality pokes a bunch of holes in it?

Blockers (2018)
Mark8.6 (imdb: 6.2)
Genrecomedy
CountryUSA
Duration02:28
CharactersTeens, Parents, Lesbians, Girlfriends
PlotAdventure, Dancing, Computers, Chase
PlaceHotels, Party
TimeGraduation
StyleFor girls, Fascinating

When three parents discover their daughters’ pact to lose their virginity at prom, they launch a covert one-night operation to stop the teens from sealing the deal.

The Girl in the Spider's Web (2018)
Mark10 (imdb: 6.1)
Genreaction, thriller, drama, crime
CountryGermany, Sweden, USA
Duration01:55
CharactersSpy, Journalists, Sisters, Hackers, Lesbians, Snipers, Spiders, Terrorists
PlotPads, Investigation, Martial Arts, Motorcycles
PlaceCasino
StyleBy books, Fascinating, Action, Gothic, Unexpected ending, Smart

In Stockholm, Sweden, hacker Lisbeth Salander is hired by Frans Balder, a computer engineer, to retrieve a program that he believes it is too dangerous to exist.

The Perfection (2018)
Markimdb: 6.1
Genrethriller, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:29
CharactersMusicians, Girlfriends, Lesbians
PlotMystery, Supernatural, Revenge, Rivalry
StyleNetflix, Disturbing, Fascinating

When troubled musical prodigy Charlotte seeks out Elizabeth, the new star pupil of her former school, the encounter sends both musicians down a sinister path with shocking consequences.

Feral (2018)
Mark5.6 (imdb: 4.4)
Genrehorror, thriller
CountryUSA
Duration01:45
CharactersZombie, Lesbians
PlotViruses

A wild animal attacks six medical students on a weekend hike in the woods. One by one, they become infected with a “feral disease,” turning them into rabid, bloodthirsty creatures, and the vacation becomes a nightmare as they fight to survive each other.

Knife+Heart (2018)
Markimdb: 6.3
Genrethriller, melodrama, detective
CountryFrance, Mexico, Luxembourg
Duration02:12
CharactersDirectors, Serial killers, Lesbians, Gay
PlotArt, Obsession, On real events

In the summer of 1979, gay porn producer Anne sets out to film her most ambitious film yet, but her actors are picked off, one by one, by a mysterious killer.

Lizzie (2018)
Markimdb: 5.8
Genrethriller, drama, crime, detective, biography
CountryUSA
Duration01:00
CharactersMaids, Lesbians, Gay, Lawyers, Sisters, Birds, Photographers
PlotDeath, Investigation, Money, Weapon
PlacePrison, Trains, Court
Time19th century
StyleTense

Massachusetts, 1892. An unmarried woman of 32 and a social outcast, Lizzie lives a claustrophobic life under her father's cold and domineering control. When Bridget Sullivan, a young maid, comes to work for the family, Lizzie finds a sympathetic, kindred spirit, and a secret intimacy soon blossoms into a wicked plan.

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