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Happiest Season 2020
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.
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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The Half of It (2020)
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.

Jenny's Wedding (2015)
Markimdb: 5.5
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:57

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.

Carol (2015)
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.

Princess Cyd (2017)
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.

The Prom (2020)
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.

Benedetta (2021)
Markimdb: 6.6
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.

The Boys in the Band (2020)
Markimdb: 6.8
Genredrama
CountryUSA, Canada

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.

You Me Her (2016)
Markimdb: 7
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryUSA, Canada

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.

The Late Bloomer (2016)
Markimdb: 5.2
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryUSA

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.

Better Than Chocolate (1999)
Markimdb: 6.1
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryCanada
Duration01:42

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.

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The Incredibly True Adventure of Two Girls in Love (1995)
Markimdb: 6.5
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:34

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.

But I'm a Cheerleader (2000)
Markimdb: 6.7
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:25

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.

How to Be Single (2016)
Markimdb: 6.1
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryUSA
Duration02:24

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.

Jack & Diane (2012)
Markimdb: 4.4
Genrehorror, melodrama, drama
CountryUSA

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.

I'll Be Home for Christmas (2016)
Markimdb: 6.1
Genremelodrama, drama, family
CountryUSA, Canada

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.

Imagine Me & You (2005)
Markimdb: 6.8
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryUnited Kingdom, Germany
Duration01:34

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.

Appropriate Behavior (2015)
Markimdb: 6.6
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
Duration01:22

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.

Saving Face (2004)
Markimdb: 7.4
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryUSA

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

Posthumous (2014)
Markimdb: 5.7
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryUSA, Germany

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.

Love at the Christmas Table (2012)
Markimdb: 6.5
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryUSA

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.

The Mistletoe Promise (2016)
Markimdb: 6.7
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama, family
CountryCanada

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.

Café Society (2016)
Markimdb: 6.6
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:50

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.

Izzy Gets the F*ck Across Town (2018)
Markimdb: 5.5
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama, music
CountryUSA
Duration01:57

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

Once Upon a Prince (2018)
Markimdb: 6.4
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryCanada

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!

The Nine Lives of Christmas (2014)
Markimdb: 7.2
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:24

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.

Duck Butter (2018)
Markimdb: 5.3
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryUSA

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.

Itty Bitty Titty Committee (2007)
Markimdb: 5.5
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryUSA

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.

The Kids Are All Right (2010)
Markimdb: 7
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryUSA, France
Duration01:46

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.

This Is Us (2016)
Markimdb: 8.7
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryUSA
Duration02:32

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.

Drinking Buddies (2013)
Markimdb: 6.1
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:30

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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