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20 best movies like Fire (1997)


List of the best movies like Fire (1997): A Perfect Ending, My Summer of Love, But I'm a Cheerleader, The Razor's Edge, The Incredibly True Adventure of Two Girls in Love, Romeos, When Night Is Falling, A Marine Story, Pariah, With Every Heartbeat.

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Markimdb: 5.7
Genremelodrama, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:50
CharactersLesbians
PlotPassion
StyleSoulful, Explicit scenes, Touching, Serious

This intimate drama follows Rebecca, a woman who has kept her sexuality a secret from her friends but chooses to reveal it to a stranger. While Rebecca's revelations may not yield the results she expects, a perfect ending is still in reach.

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: 6.7
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:25
CharactersTeens, Lesbians, Gay, Friends
PlotFriendship
StyleTo cry, Smart, Touching

Megan is an all-American girl. A cheerleader. She has a boyfriend. But Megan doesn't like kissing her boyfriend very much. And she's pretty touchy with her cheerleader friends. Her conservative parents worry that she must be a lesbian and send her off to "sexual redirection" school, where she must, with other lesbians and gays learn how to be straight.

Markimdb: 6.6
Genremelodrama, drama, military
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
Duration02:08
CharactersFriends, Soldier
PlotWedding, Friendship
PlaceParis, France, India, Asia
StyleAction, By books, Smart, Makes me think, Touching

He had everything and wanted nothing. He learned that he had nothing and wanted everything. He saved the world and then it shattered. The path to enlightenment is as sharp and narrow as a razor's edge.

Markimdb: 6.5
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:34
CharactersTeens, Lesbians
StyleTo cry, Soulful, Touching

An adventurous love story between two young women of different social and economic backgrounds who find themselves going through all the typical struggles of a new romance.

Markimdb: 7
Genremelodrama, drama
CountryGermany
Duration01:34
CharactersLesbians, Gay, Friends, Nurses
PlotDancing, Passion, Mystery
PlaceParty, Germany
StyleSoulful, Touching, Serious

Lukas, 20, is a prisoner in his own body. As a pre-op transgendered person, he is constantly finding himself trapped in uncomfortable, compromising positions. His best friend, Ine introduces him to the gay scene in Cologne where he meets the confident and gorgeous, Fabio. The two develop a romantic relationship that tests the boundaries of love. ROMEOS forgoes stereotypes and conventions to offer an honest and humorous examination of the most basic of human conditions: friendship, sex, and love.

Markimdb: 6.5
Genremelodrama, drama
CountryCanada
Duration01:34
CharactersLesbians, Angels, Family
PlotLove triangle, True love
PlaceCollege
TimeNew Year
StyleSoulful, Touching, Serious

A prudish woman, working on tenure as a literacy professor at a large urban university, finds herself strangely attracted to a free-spirited, liberal woman whom works at a local carnival which comes to town.

Markimdb: 6
Genrethriller, melodrama, drama, crime, military
CountryUSA
CharactersTeens, Lesbians, Military, Soldier
PlotFriendship
StyleSoulful, Serious

Marine officer Alexandra is tough enough to kick any guy's ass in a bar fight, but there's one opponent she can't beat: military policy. When she returns to her conservative hometown from Iraq with a mysterious personal life, she finds herself charged with preparing a tempestuous teenage girl to boot camp.

Markimdb: 7.2
Genredrama
CountryUSA
Duration01:26
CharactersTeens, Lesbians, Friends
PlotFriendship
PlaceUSA, New York
StyleSoulful, Atmospheric, Fascinating, Touching, Serious

A Brooklyn teenager juggles conflicting identities and risks friendship, heartbreak, and family in a desperate search for sexual expression.

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
CountryGermany, France, Greece
Duration01:57
CharactersFriends
PlotTravel, Friendship, Art, Fate
PlaceShips, Greece, India
StyleSoulful, By books, Atmospheric, Makes me think, Touching

Walter Faber has survived a crash with an airplane. His next trip is by ship. On board this ship he meets the enchanting Sabeth and they have a passionate love affair. Together they travel to her home in Greece, but the rational Faber doesn't know what fate has in mind for him for past doings.

Markimdb: 6.2
Genremelodrama, drama, military, biography
CountryUSA
CharactersGay, Military, Friends, Soldier
PlotOn real events, Passion, Friendship
PlaceUSA, Night Clubs
StyleRomantic, Fascinating, Serious

Two Navy fighter pilots find themselves in the midst of a forbidden relationship throwing their lives and careers into disarray.

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: 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: 7
Genremelodrama, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:36
CharactersLesbians, Gay
PlotPassion, Depression, Divorce
PlaceCasino
StyleTo cry, Soulful, Fascinating, Touching, Serious

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: 6.1
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryCanada
Duration01:42
CharactersLesbians, Single mothers
PlotPassion, Life, Divorce, Family life
PlaceCollege
StyleTo cry, Fancy

Not long after moving into her own place, Maggie finds herself with two unsolicited roommates: her recently divorced mother, Lila, and her young brother. The timing is especially bad, considering Maggie has fallen hard for an attractive woman, Kim, only hours before they move in. What could be a nonissue becomes increasingly complicated -- since Maggie's family is unaware of her sexual orientation, and Maggie is not open to sharing that information.

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: 6.6
Genremelodrama, drama, military, history
CountryFrance
Duration01:39
CharactersSpy, Friends, Losers, Artists
PlotOn real events, Friendship, Uprising
PlaceParis, France
TimeWorld War II
StyleSoulful, Touching, Serious

In Paris during WWII, an Algerian immigrant is inspired to join the resistance by his unexpected friendship with a Jewish man. Based on not very known facts about the Muslim community in Paris during WWII, when the Paris Mosque and its dynamic leader played a pivotal role in supporting the resistance and rescuing Jews.

Markimdb: 6.3
Genremelodrama, drama
CountryPoland
Duration01:29
CharactersGay
PlotDancing, Friendship, Love triangle, Internet, Happiness
PlaceTrains, Party, Poland
StyleSoulful, Touching, Serious

Kuba attends an art opening with his girlfriend of two years and bumps into Mikal. The connection between these two young men is instantaneous and intoxicating, and despite opposition from all sides, he allows Mikal into his life. The results go beyond anything he could have imagined. This intimate and bold second feature from Polish director Tomasz Wasilewski captures the often-complicated consequences of finding love where others do not want it.

Markimdb: 6.8
Genredrama, adventure, family, military
CountryUSA
Duration02:05
CharactersFriends
PlotWar, Life, Friendship, Family life
PlaceVietnam, Asia
StyleTo cry, Soulful, Touching, Serious

The son of a Vietnam War Veteran must deal with neighborhood bullies as well as his dad's post-traumatic stress disorder while growing up in the deep south in the 1970's.

Markimdb: 8.2
Genredrama
CountryIndia
Duration03:09
CharactersTeachers, Scientists, Friends, Investigators, Poor
PlotTravel, Friendship
PlaceVillage, India, Asia
StyleTo cry, Soulful, Touching, Serious

NASA employee Mohan Bhargav comes to India to take his grandmother along with him at his home abroad. During his stay at his native place, he comes across various social issues faced by the villagers and decides to take a stand for them, to improve their quality of life.

Markimdb: 5.1
Genremelodrama, drama
CountryUSA
CharactersGay, Friends, Artists
PlotPassion, Friendship, Loneliness
PlaceParty, USA
StyleSoulful, Explicit scenes, Touching, Serious

After a decade of living in San Francisco, Jesse is forced to move back to his Midwestern roots because he can no longer afford the city. On his final night in the city, friends and ex-lovers gather for a going away party that promises to heighten Jesse's already bittersweet feelings about leaving.

Markimdb: 6.8
Genremelodrama, drama, military
CountryUSA, Italy
Duration03:28
CharactersFamily, Friends
PlotWar, Friendship
PlaceRussia
Time19th century, Winter
StyleRomantic, Action, Soulful, By books, Fascinating

Napoleon's tumultuous relations with Russia including his disastrous 1812 invasion serve as the backdrop for the tangled personal lives of two aristocratic families.

Markimdb: 6.1
Genremelodrama, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:49
CharactersWriters, Friends
PlotSurvival, Travel, Friendship
PlaceCollege, Los Angeles
StyleRomantic, To cry, Soulful, Touching, Serious

In this film, we see the world through the eyes of main character Justice, a young African-American poet. A mail carrier invites a few friends along for a long overnight delivery run.

Markimdb: 4.4
Genrehorror, melodrama, drama
CountryUSA
CharactersTeens, Lesbians, Werewolf
PlotPassion
PlaceUSA, New York
StyleRomantic, Atmospheric, Fancy, Explicit scenes, Serious

Jack and Diane, two teenage girls, meet in New York City and spend the night kissing ferociously. Diane's charming innocence quickly begins to open Jack's tough skinned heart. But, when Jack discovers that Diane is leaving the country in a week she tries to push her away. Diane must struggle to keep their love alive while hiding the secret that her newly awakened sexual desire is giving her werewolf-like visions.

Markimdb: 6.8
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryUnited Kingdom, Germany
Duration01:34
CharactersLesbians
PlotPassion, Wedding, Friendship, Love triangle
StyleTo cry

During her wedding ceremony, Rachel notices Luce in the audience and feels instantly drawn to her. The two women become close friends, and when Rachel learns that Luce is a lesbian, she realizes that despite her happy marriage to Heck, she is falling for Luce. As she questions her sexual orientation, Rachel must decide between her stable relationship with Heck and her exhilarating new romance with Luce.

Markimdb: 6.6
Genremelodrama, drama
CountryUSA
CharactersTeens, Lesbians
PlotOn real events, Friendship
PlaceSchool
StyleTo cry, Soulful, Touching, Serious

Jane, a high school teenager, tries to deal with the discovery that she is a lesbian after developing an intense friendship with another girl who makes her discover her true sexuality, which is only the start of Jane's troubles when Jane's unaccepting mother, Janice, struggles with her surprising revelation of brought forth by her only daughter.

Markimdb: 7.1
Genremelodrama, drama, military
CountryUSA
Duration01:53
CharactersMilitary, Friends, Soldier
PlotWar, Friendship, Loneliness
StyleSoulful, Fascinating, Gloomy, Touching, Depressive

Will Montgomery (Ben Foster), a U.S. Army Staff Sergeant who has returned home from Iraq, is assigned to the Army’s Casualty Notification service. Montgomery is partnered with Captain Tony Stone (Woody Harrelson), to give notice to the families of fallen soldiers. The Sergeant is drawn to Olivia Pitterson (Samantha Morton), to whom he has delivered news of her husband’s death.

Markimdb: 6.7
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountrySpain
CharactersTeens, Gay, Friends
PlotFriendship
PlaceSmall cities
StyleTo cry, Soulful, Touching, Serious

A Spanish coming of age story focusing on the antics of two 17 year olds, who have a posh beach house almost all to themselves one summer. This is also a summer of sexual awakenings.

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.





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