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List of the best movies like I Can't Think Straight (2008): Floating Skyscrapers, Beautiful Thing, The Incredibly True Adventure of Two Girls in Love, My Summer of Love, Disobedience, Vita & Virginia, But I'm a Cheerleader, With Every Heartbeat, Romeos, Princess Cyd.

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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: 7.6
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryUnited Kingdom
Duration01:30
CharactersTeens, Gay, Hippies, Single mothers
PlotFriendship, Loneliness, First love
PlaceEngland, London
StyleCute, Soulful, Touching

Set during a long, hot summer on the Thamesmead Estate in Southeast London, three teenagers edge towards adulthood.

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
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: 6.6
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: 5.8
Genremelodrama, drama, biography
CountryUnited Kingdom, Republic of Ireland
CharactersLesbians
PlotLove, On real events, Passion, Mental disorders
PlaceEngland, London
StyleTo cry, Fascinating

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'.

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: 6.8
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: 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: 6.7
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: 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: 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: 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: 7.7
Genremelodrama, drama
CountryUnited Kingdom
Duration02:01
CharactersTeens, Gay, Friends, Trainers, Fathers
PlotLove, Motorcycles, Money, Loneliness, Jealousy
PlaceEngland
StyleRomantic, Psychological problems, To cry, Soulful, Fascinating

A young farmer in rural Yorkshire numbs his daily frustrations with binge drinking and casual sex, until the arrival of a Romanian migrant worker.

Markimdb: 7.2
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:44
CharactersDogs, Gay, Terminally ill, Actors, Artists
PlotDeath, Cancer, Mystery
PlaceParty
StyleTo cry, Soulful, Smart, Fancy, Touching

A young man is rocked by two announcements from his elderly father: that he has terminal cancer, and that he has a young male lover.

Markimdb: 5.4
Genremelodrama, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:11
CharactersGay
PlotFirst love
PlaceSmall cities
StyleSoulful, Fascinating, Touching, Serious

A slice of life story about a young man named Ruben, who returns home to take care of his ailing father. He reconnects with his boyhood friend Jimmy after starting a job with his Uncle.

Markimdb: 6.5
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryCanada, United Kingdom
CharactersGay, Investigators
PlotDancing, Death, Ghosts
PlaceAircraft, Party, London
StyleRomantic, Touching

Alim is a gay man living in London to escape the domineering eye of his conservative Muslim mother, Nuru, back in Canada. Alim keeps his homosexuality secret from his mother, so when she comes for a surprise visit, he and his boyfriend, Giles, must put on a straight facade to hide the truth.

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: 5.6
Genremelodrama, drama, biography
CountryUSA
Duration02:01
CharactersDogs, Gay, Teachers, Students, Priests
PlotOn real events, Dancing
PlaceUSA
StyleSoulful, Touching, Serious

The controversial true story of a gay activist who rejects his homosexuality and becomes a Christian pastor.

Markimdb: 6
Genremelodrama, drama
CountryUSA
CharactersGay, Military
PlotTrue love, Rivalry
PlaceSchool
StyleSoulful, Touching, Serious

When eight male cadets are left behind at an isolated military high school, the greatest romantic drama ever written seeps out of the classroom and permeates their lives.

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: 7.5
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountrySweden, Denmark
Duration01:29
CharactersTeens, Lesbians
PlotFirst love, Seduction
PlaceSweden, Small cities
StyleTo cry, Fascinating, Gloomy, Touching

Åmål is a small insignificant town where nothing ever happens, where the latest trends are out of date when they get there. Young Elin has a bit of a bad reputation when it comes to guys, but the fact is that she has never done it. Another girl in her school, Agnes, is in love with her but is too shy to do anything about it. For different reasons, Elin ends up at Agnes' birthday party as the only guest. They have a girl's night out together but after that Elin desperately avoids Agnes, refusing to even consider her own homosexuality.

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: 7.1
Genremelodrama, drama
CountrySpain
CharactersTeens, Lesbians, Gypsies, Brides
PlotLove, Dancing, Friendship, Birthday
PlaceSea, Aircraft, Beach
StyleRomantic, Soulful, Fascinating, Makes me think, Touching

Carmen lives in a gypsy community in the suburbs of Madrid. Like every other woman she has ever met, she is destined to live a life that is repeated generation after generation: getting married and raising as many children as possible. But one day she meets Lola, an uncommon gypsy who dreams about going to university, draws bird graffiti and likes girls. Carmen quickly develops a complicity with Lola and they discover a world that, inevitably, leads them to be rejected by their families.

Markimdb: 6.5
Genremelodrama, drama
CountryUnited Kingdom
CharactersGay
PlotLove, Dancing, Soccer, Mystery
StyleTo cry, Touching

The night before their debut game, two professional soccer players share a kiss. In a sporting world where image is everything, this surprising ‘pass’ sets the men up for a contrasting decade of fame and failure, full of secrets and denial.

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: 7.6
Genremelodrama
CountryUnited Kingdom
Duration01:37
CharactersGay
PlaceEngland
StyleSoulful, Atmospheric, Makes me think, Touching, Serious

After a drunken house party with his straight mates, Russell heads out to a gay club. Just before closing time he picks up Glen but what's expected to be just a one-night stand becomes something else, something special.

Markimdb: 6.8
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:38
CharactersTeens, Gay, Friends
PlotFriendship
PlaceSmall cities
TimeSummer
StyleTo cry, Soulful, Explicit scenes, Touching

A gay teenager finds out who he is and what he wants, who his friends are, and who loves him, in this autobiographical tale set in middle U.S. in the 1980s. Growing up, learning about life, love, sex, friends, and lovers.

Markimdb: 6.8
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryUnited Kingdom
Duration01:37
CharactersGay, Friends, Losers, Partners
PlaceEngland, London
StyleSoulful, Smart, Gloomy, Touching

A British-Pakistani man renovates a rundown laundrette with his male lover while dealing with drama within his family, the local Pakistani community, and a persistent mob of skinheads.

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.





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