Movies about same-sex love

Movies about same-sex love
List of the best films about same-sex love according to visitors: The Favourite, Maurice, Daughters of Darkness, Brokeback Mountain, Disobedience, The Bitter Tears of Petra von Kant, Blue Is the Warmest Color, Carol, A Single Man, Alex Strangelove.

In the top there are new films of 2022, 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: 7.7
Genremelodrama, drama
CountryUnited Kingdom
Duration02:20
CharactersGay
PlotFriendship
PlaceCollege, England
StyleSerious

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.

Markimdb: 6.6
Genrehorror
CountryBelgium, France, West Germany
CharactersVampire, Lesbians, Blonde girls
PlotPassion, Supernatural, Hypnosis
PlaceHotels
TimeHoneymoon
StyleSerious, Disturbing

A newlywed couple are passing through a vacation resort. Their paths cross with a mysterious, strikingly beautiful countess and her aide.

Markimdb: 7.7
Genremelodrama, drama, western
CountryUSA, Canada
Duration02:14
CharactersGay, Cowboys
PlotLove, Adventure, Passion, Relationship, Wedding
StyleSoulful, Atmospheric, Fascinating, Touching, Sad ones

Two modern-day cowboys meet on a shepherding job in the summer of '63, the two share a raw and powerful summer together that turns into a lifelong relationship conflicting with the lives they are supposed to live.

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: 7.7
Genremelodrama, drama
CountryWest Germany
PlotObsession, Love triangle, Success
PlaceAustralia
StyleSoulful, Fascinating, Smart, Serious

Petra von Kant is a successful fashion designer -- arrogant, caustic, and self-satisfied. She mistreats Marlene (her secretary, maid, and co-designer). Enter Karin, a 23-year-old beauty who wants to be a model. Petra falls in love with Karin and invites her to move in.

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: 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: 7.5
Genremelodrama, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:40
CharactersGay, Teachers, Students, Friends
PlotObsession, Loneliness, Death, Depression
StylePsychological problems, Soulful, Philosophical, Heavy, Touching

Adapted from a 1964 novel of the same name, the film follows a day in the life of George Falconer, a British college professor reeling with the recent and sudden loss of his longtime partner. This traumatic event makes George challenge his own will to live as he seeks the console of close friend Charley who is struggling with her own questions about life.

Markimdb: 6.3
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:43
CharactersGay, Girlfriends, Frogs
PlotLove, Cancer, Seduction
PlaceSchool, USSR
TimeGraduation

Alex Truelove is on a quest to lose his virginity, an event eagerly awaited by his patient girlfriend and cheered on with welcome advice by his rowdy friends. But Alex, a super gregarious dude, is oddly unmotivated. A magical house party throws Alex into the presence of Elliot, a hunky college guy, who pegs Alex as gay and flirts hard. Alex is taken aback but after a series of setbacks on the girlfriend front he takes the plunge and learns some interesting new facts about himself.

Markimdb: 4.8
Genrethriller
CountryUSA
Duration01:35
PlotHostage
StyleBy books

David and Cassie Osborne have an argument one night. So the next morning after David goes to work, Cassie runs off to her sister's house for a few days with their daughter Samantha. Only they never get there. David starts looking for them, and her sister, Joanne, thinks David had something to do with their disappearance, and calls the police. Actually Samantha and Cassie are with Roy and Georgina Scudder, and their daughter Jill. Roy picked them up after their car broke down. The only problem is, the Scudders, who seem a little odd at first, won't let them leave or call anyone.

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: 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: 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: 6.3
Genremelodrama, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:16
CharactersTeens, Lesbians, Teachers
PlaceSchool
StyleTouching

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
Genrethriller, drama, detective
CountryFrance, Canada
Duration01:43
CharactersGay
PlotLife, Loneliness, Chase, Family life
StylePsychological problems, Atmospheric, Gloomy, Serious, Disturbing

A young man travels to an isolated farm for his lover's funeral where he's quickly drawn into a twisted, sexually charged game by his lover's aggressive brother.

Markimdb: 6.8
Genremelodrama, drama
CountryCanada
Duration01:43
CharactersTeens, Lesbians
PlotLove, Obsession, Friendship, Mental disorders, Love triangle
PlaceParty, Boarding school
StyleSoulful, Touching

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: 7.4
Genredrama
CountryUSA
Duration01:59
CharactersTeens, Gay
PlotMoney, Drug addict
PlaceGhetto, Beach, USA
StyleOscars, Heavy, Serious, Sad ones

The tender, heartbreaking story of a young man’s struggle to find himself, told across three defining chapters in his life as he experiences the ecstasy, pain, and beauty of falling in love, while grappling with his own sexuality.

Markimdb: 4.5
Genreaction, thriller, comedy, crime
CountryUSA
Duration01:42
CharactersLesbians, Spy, Nuns, Partners
PlotAdventure, Passion, Cheating
StyleExciting, Tense, Fancy, Explicit scenes, For men

Three bad girls (a down-and-out stripper, a drug-running killer and a corporate powerbroker) arrive at a remote desert hideaway to extort and steal $200 million in diamonds from a ruthless underworld kingpin.

Markimdb: 7.3
Genrethriller, drama, crime, biography
CountryUSA, Germany
Duration01:49
CharactersLesbians, Gay, Serial killers, Killers, Lawyers
PlotOn real events, Revenge
PlaceCourt
StyleDepressive

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: 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: 7.9
Genremelodrama, drama
CountryItaly, France, USA, Brazil
Duration02:09
CharactersGay, Scientists, Fathers, Pianists, Mothers
PlotLove, Relationship, First love, Love with age difference, Seduction
PlaceSea, Italy, Small cities
TimeSummer
StyleSoulful, Touching

Elio Perlman is spending the summer with his family at their vacation home in Lombardy, Italy. When his father hires a handsome doctoral student, the curious 17-year-old finds himself developing a growing attraction to the young man.

Markimdb: 6.4
Genremelodrama, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:42
CharactersGay, Lawyers
PlotOn real events, Friendship
PlaceParty, USA, New York
TimeNew Year
StyleRomantic, Soulful, Touching, Serious

An emotionally and sexually charged journey through the love, addiction, and friendship of two men. Documentary filmmaker Erik and closeted lawyer Paul meet through a casual encounter, but they find a deeper connection and become a couple. Individually and together, they are risk takers—compulsive, and fueled by drugs and sex. In an almost decade-long relationship defined by highs, lows, and dysfunctional patterns, Erik struggles to negotiate his own boundaries and dignity and to be true to himself.

Markimdb: 7.6
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:49
CharactersTeens, Gay, Childrens
PlotLove, Friendship
PlacePrison, School, Africa
StyleExciting, Cute, Soulful, Fascinating, Touching

Everyone deserves a great love story. But for seventeen-year old Simon Spier it's a little more complicated: he's yet to tell his family or friends he's gay and he doesn't know the identity of the anonymous classmate he's fallen for online.

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: 7
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryUSA, Canada
CharactersLesbians, Psychologists, Neighbors
PlotLove, Friendship, Breakup, Love triangle
PlaceUSA
StyleLight, Soulful, Touching

An unusual, real-world romance involving relatable people, with one catch - there are three of them! You Me Her infuses the sensibilities of a smart, grounded indie rom-com with a distinctive twist: one of the two parties just happens to be a suburban married couple.

Markimdb: 7.1
Genredrama
CountryFrance
Duration01:31
CharactersTeens, Lesbians
PlotObsession, Friendship
PlaceFrance
StyleRomantic, Action, To cry, Touching, Serious

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: 6.8
Genremelodrama, drama
CountrySweden, Denmark, Germany
Duration01:43
CharactersLesbians, Strong women
PlaceSweden
StyleRomantic, Soulful, Touching, Serious

Mia (Ruth Vega Fernandez) and Frida (Liv Mjönes), both in their thirties, meet each other for the first time at their parents' engagement party. Mia's father, Lasse (Krister Henriksson), is about to get married to Frida's mother, Elizabeth (Lena Endre), which will make Mia and Frida stepsisters. Lasse's daughter, Mia, has not visited her father in years and arrives with her boyfriend, Tim (Joakim Nätterqvist), with whom she is about to get married. As Mia and Frida get to know one another, strong emotions begin to stir between them. Their relationship will turn everything upside down for everyone close to them with dramatic consequences.

Markimdb: 6.7
Genremelodrama, drama
CountryFrance
Duration01:25
CharactersTeens, Lesbians, Friends
PlotFriendship
PlaceFrance
StylePsychological problems, Serious

Set during a sultry summer in a French suburb, Marie is desperate to join the local pool's synchronized swimming team, but is her interest solely for the sake of sport or for a chance to get close to Floriane, the bad girl of the team? Sciamma, and the two leads, capture the uncertainty of teenage sexuality with a sympathetic eye in this delicate drama of the angst of coming-of-age.

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.





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