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List of the best movies like Happiest Season (2020): The Half of It, Jenny's Wedding, Carol, Princess Cyd, The Prom, Benedetta, The Boys in the Band, You Me Her, The Late Bloomer, Better Than Chocolate.

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Markimdb: 6.9
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryUSA
CharactersTeens, Lesbians, Gay, Musicians, Students
PlotLove, Love triangle, Relationship, Loneliness, First love
PlaceSchool, Small cities
StyleRomantic, Light, For single girls, Womens in main roles, Touching

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: 5.5
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:57
CharactersDogs, Lesbians, Gods, Firefighters, Sisters
PlotLove, Dancing, Passion, Wedding, Money
PlaceParty, Beach, Hotels
TimeWinter
StyleRomantic, Light, Touching

Jenny Farrell is getting married. But how will her straight-laced family react when they find out that the woman they thought was their daughter’s roommate is actually her fiancée? As the old-fashioned Farrells attempt to come to terms with the prospect of a surprise daughter-in-law, they face a difficult choice: either adapt with the times or risk being left behind.

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: 6.7
Genremelodrama, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:57
CharactersTeens, Lesbians, Gay, Journalists, Photographers
PlotLove, Dancing, Soccer, Chess, Friendship
PlaceParty, Kitchen, Beach
StyleRomantic, Soulful, Fascinating, Touching

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: 5.9
Genrecomedy, drama, musical
CountryUSA
CharactersLesbians, Stars
PlotDancing, Justice, Shopping
PlaceUSA
TimeGraduation
StyleTo cry, Inspirational, Soulful, Fascinating, Makes me think

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: 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: 6.8
Genredrama
CountryUSA, Canada
CharactersGay
PlotFriendship, Depression, Mystery, Phone calls
PlaceParty

At a birthday party in 1968 New York, a surprise guest and a drunken game leave seven gay friends reckoning with unspoken feelings and buried truths.

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: 5.2
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryUSA
CharactersTeens, Lesbians, Psychologists, Hippies, Photographers
PlotLove, On real events, Basketball, Obsession, Friendship
PlaceSchool, Russia, Party, Hospitals, USA
StyleLight, By books, Fascinating, Tense, Touching

A sex therapist goes through puberty after the successful removal of a benign tumor resting against his pituitary gland. He experiences all the changes and effects of puberty over a three-week period.

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: 6.5
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: 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: 6.1
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryUSA
Duration02:24
CharactersSisters, Girlfriends
PlotFriendship
PlaceUSA, New York
TimeNew Year
StyleRomantic, Light, To cry, By books, For single girls

New York City is full of lonely hearts seeking the right match, and what Alice, Robin, Lucy, Meg, Tom and David all have in common is the need to learn how to be single in a world filled with ever-evolving definitions of love.

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: 6.1
Genremelodrama, drama, family
CountryUSA, Canada
CharactersDogs, Family, Santa Claus, Sisters
PlotFriendship, Breakup, Snow, Holidays
PlaceSmall cities
TimeNew Year
StyleLight, Touching

Jackie Foster, a dynamic Assistant District Attorney and single mom, is looking forward to wrapping up her latest case and spending Christmas with Gracie, her adorable and precocious, eight-year old daughter. But when Jackie’s estranged dad, Jack , a gruff retired police officer, unexpectedly shows up at her door, they will be forced to confront old wounds.

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
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
Duration01:22
PlotLoneliness, Uprising
PlaceUSA, New York
StyleSmart, Fancy

For Shirin, being part of a perfect Persian family isn't easy. Acceptance eludes her from all sides: her family doesn't know she's bisexual, and her ex-girlfriend, Maxine, can't understand why she doesn't tell them. Even the six-year-old boys in her moviemaking class are too ADD to focus on her for more than a second. Following a family announcement of her brother's betrothal to a parentally approved Iranian prize catch, Shirin embarks on a private rebellion involving a series of bisexual escapades, while trying to decipher what went wrong with Maxine.

Markimdb: 7.4
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryUSA
CharactersLesbians, Losers
PlotFulfillment of desires, Birthday
PlaceNew York
StyleTouching

A Chinese-American lesbian and her traditionalist mother are reluctant to go public with secret loves that clash against cultural expectations.

Markimdb: 5.7
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryUSA, Germany
CharactersArtists
PlotFriendship, Breakup
PlaceUSA, Berlin
StyleLight, Soulful, Fascinating

After false reports of his demise put him and his work on the map, an artist decides to continue the charade by posing as his own brother. Soon, a reporter enters his life and has a profound effect on him.

Markimdb: 6.5
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryUSA
CharactersFriends
PlotLove, Friendship, Snow, True love, Tango
PlaceParty
TimeNew Year
StyleRomantic, Light, To cry, Cute

Family friends Sam and Kat spend every Christmas Eve at the Children's Table. They grow up together, sharing the highs and lows of young adulthood. And at thirty, Sam realizes that Kat is the one...but he's afraid that the past will get in the way.

Markimdb: 6.7
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama, family
CountryCanada
CharactersLawyers
PlotLove, Friendship, Fate, Competitions, Holidays
PlaceParty
TimeNew Year
StyleRomantic, Light, Cute, Touching

A chance meeting between two strangers who share a disdain for Christmas results in The Mistletoe Promise, a pact to help them navigate their holiday complications - together. But as they spend more time with each other and experience the magic of Christmas the phony couple discovers there may be more to their contract than business.

Markimdb: 6.6
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:50
CharactersGangsters, Jews, Neighbors
PlotLove, Relationship, Obsession, Love triangle
PlaceParty, Beach, USA, Night Clubs, New York
TimeNew Year
StyleExciting, Light, Cute, Atmospheric

The story of a young man who arrives in Hollywood during the 1930s hoping to work in the film industry, falls in love, and finds himself swept up in the vibrant café society that defined the spirit of the age.

Markimdb: 5.5
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama, music
CountryUSA
Duration01:57
CharactersMusicians, Sisters, Girlfriends, Actors, Singers
PlotLove, Time travel, Revenge, Friendship, Betrayal
PlaceParty, Los Angeles
TimeNew Year
StyleLight, Fascinating

A woman at rock bottom must find her way across Los Angeles in order to crash her ex-boyfriend's engagement party.

Markimdb: 6.4
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryCanada
PlotLove, Friendship, Breakup
PlaceIslands, USA
StyleRomantic, Light, Soulful, Fascinating

Susanna gladly accepts help one day from handsome stranger Nate at her parents’ garden store in small-town Georgia. Sparks between them fly, but when a photo of them gets leaked to the press, Susanna is in for the shock of her life when Nate is called back home by his mother… For his coronation as the King Nathaniel of Cambria!

Markimdb: 7.2
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:24
CharactersFirefighters, Students, Models, Sisters, Cats
PlotLove, Birthday, Holidays
PlaceUSA
TimeNew Year
StyleRomantic, By books, For single girls

With Christmas approaching, a handsome fireman afraid of commitment adopts a stray cat and meets a beautiful veterinary student who challenges his decision to remain a confirmed bachelor.

Markimdb: 5.3
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryUSA
CharactersLesbians, Pianists, Actors, Artists
PlotFear
PlaceUSA
StyleRomantic, Atmospheric, Fascinating

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.

Markimdb: 5.5
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryUSA
CharactersLesbians
PlotLove triangle

High School grad and all American gal, Anna, finds her purpose and herself after she hooks up with the radical feminists in The Itty Bitty Titty Committee.

Markimdb: 7
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryUSA, France
Duration01:46
CharactersTeens, Lesbians, Parents
PlotFriendship, Mystery
StyleTouching

Two women, Nic and Jules, brought a son and daughter into the world through artificial insemination. When one of their children reaches age, both kids go behind their mothers' backs to meet with the donor. Life becomes so much more interesting when the father, two mothers and children start to become attached to each other.

Markimdb: 8.7
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryUSA
Duration02:32
CharactersFamily, Family, Foster children, Parents
PlotRelationship, Breakup, Depression, Bulimia, Adoption
PlaceUSA
StyleTo cry, Soulful, Makes me think, Touching

Follows the lives and families of three adults living and growing up in the United States of America in present and past times. As their paths cross and their life stories intertwine in curious ways, we find that several of them share the same birthday - and so much more than anyone would expect.

Markimdb: 6.1
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:30
PlotBreakup, Love triangle, Jealousy
PlaceParty, USA
StyleRomantic, Soulful, Touching

Weekend trips, office parties, late night conversations, drinking on the job, marriage pressure, biological clocks, holding eye contact a second too long… you know what makes the line between “friends” and “more than friends” really blurry? Beer.





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