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List of the best movies like Vita & Virginia (2019): Disobedience, Ammonite, Violette, A United Kingdom, Victoria & Abdul, Diana, The Danish Girl, The Other Boleyn Girl, The Secret Diaries of Miss Anne Lister, AWOL.

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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: 6.5
Genremelodrama, drama, biography
CountryUnited Kingdom, Australia, USA
CharactersLesbians, Scientists
PlotOn real events
Time19th century
StyleRomantic

In 1840s England, palaeontologist Mary Anning and a young woman sent by her husband to convalesce by the sea develop an intense relationship. Despite the chasm between their social spheres and personalities, Mary and Charlotte discover they can each offer what the other has been searching for: the realisation that they are not alone. It is the beginning of a passionate and all-consuming love affair that will defy all social bounds and alter the course of both lives irrevocably.

Markimdb: 6.9
Genremelodrama, drama, biography
CountryFrance, Belgium
Duration02:19
CharactersLesbians, Gay, Strong women, Writers, Friends
PlotMotorcycles, Money, Obsession, Friendship, Snow
PlaceFrance
TimeWorld War II
StylePsychological problems, Soulful, Fascinating, Serious

Born out of wedlock early in the last century, Violette Leduc meets Simone de Beauvoir in postwar Saint-Germain-des-Près. An intense lifelong relationship develops between the two women authors, based on Violette's quest for freedom through writing and on Simone's conviction that she holds in her hands the destiny of an extraordinary writer.

Markimdb: 6.9
Genremelodrama, drama, biography, history
CountryCzech Republic, United Kingdom, France, USA
Duration02:31
CharactersKings, Horses, Photographers, Sisters, Reporters
PlotLove, On real events, Dancing, Boxing, Passion
PlaceAircraft, Trains, Africa, England, Party
StyleSoulful, Fascinating, Makes me think

The inspiring true story of Seretse Khama, the King of Bechuanaland (modern Botswana), and Ruth Williams, the London office worker he married in 1948 in the face of fierce opposition from their families and the British and South African governments. Seretse and Ruth defied family, Apartheid and empire - their love triumphed over every obstacle flung in their path and in so doing they transformed their nation and inspired the world.

Markimdb: 6.8
Genremelodrama, drama, biography, history
CountryUnited Kingdom, Republic of Ireland, USA
Duration02:45
CharactersKings, Friends, Soldier
PlotLove, On real events, Relationship, Friendship, Death
PlaceEngland, India, Scotland
Time19th century
StyleBy books, Atmospheric, Touching

Queen Victoria strikes up an unlikely friendship with a young Indian clerk named Abdul Karim.

Markimdb: 5.5
Genremelodrama, drama, biography
CountryUnited Kingdom, France, Sweden, Belgium
Duration01:52
CharactersPrincesses
PlotOn real events, Divorce
PlaceEngland, Yachts
StyleRomantic, To cry, For girls, Fascinating, Serious

During the last two years of her life, Princess Diana campaigns against the use of land mines and has a secret love affair with a Pakistani heart surgeon.

Markimdb: 7.1
Genremelodrama, drama, biography
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA, Germany, Denmark, Belgium, Japan
Duration02:35
CharactersGay, Artists, Transgender people, Surgeons, Artists
PlotOn real events, Art, Mystery
StyleFascinating, Touching, Heartbreaking, Serious

When Gerda Wegener asks her husband Einar to fill in as a portrait model, Einar discovers the person she's meant to be and begins living her life as Lili Elbe. Having realized her true self and with Gerda's love and support, Lili embarks on a groundbreaking journey as a transgender pioneer.

Markimdb: 6.7
Genremelodrama, drama, biography, history
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
Duration01:50
CharactersKings, Family, Sisters, Lovers
PlotLove, Passion, Death, Mental disorders, Love triangle
PlaceEngland
TimeMiddle Ages
StyleAction, Fascinating, Tense

A sumptuous and sensual tale of intrigue, romance and betrayal set against the backdrop of a defining moment in European history: two beautiful sisters, Anne and Mary Boleyn, driven by their family's blind ambition, compete for the love of the handsome and passionate King Henry VIII.

Markimdb: 7
Genremelodrama, drama, biography
CountryUnited Kingdom
Duration01:32
CharactersLesbians
StyleFascinating

In nineteenth century Yorkshire wealthy orphan Anne Lister lives with an aunt and uncle, anxious for her to marry well and blissfully unaware that she is a lesbian,recording her thoughts and exploits in a coded diary. When her lover Mariana Belcombe makes a marriage of convenience to rich old Charles Lawton,she feels betrayed and,although Mariana visits and has sex with her,the relationship is going nowhere. Helped by old flame Tib she makes a play for innocent Miss Browne but sees she is barking up the wrong tree and diverts herself by renovating the family hall. A drunken Tib almost exposes her secret and scornful mine-owner Christopher Rawson,whose marriage proposal she rejects,tells her that her sexuality is a subject of local gossip. Undeterred Anne meets Ann Walker who becomes her new 'wife' and they open a coal-mine ,living happily together. An end title tells us that Anne Lister died prematurely in 1840 on holiday in Russia.

Markimdb: 5.5
Genremelodrama, drama
CountryUSA
CharactersLesbians
PlotPassion, First love
PlaceAfghanistan, Small cities
StyleTo cry, Soulful, Fascinating

A young woman in the Army must make tough decisions when her love for an older woman causes her to question just where she is going. Adapted from Deb Shoval's 2011 short film of the same name.

Markimdb: 7.1
Genremelodrama, drama, biography, history
CountryFrance, United Kingdom, Thailand
Duration02:12
CharactersMilitary, Housewives
PlotOn real events, Revolution, Political, Elections
PlaceAsia
StyleTo cry, Soulful, Fascinating, Touching, Serious

The story of Aung San Suu Kyi as she becomes the core of Burma's democracy movement, and her relationship with her husband, writer Michael Aris.

Markimdb: 7.3
Genremelodrama, drama, biography
CountryUnited Kingdom
Duration01:44
CharactersSlaves, Parents
PlotOn real events, Slavery, Uprising
PlaceCourt, England, Estate
Time18th century
StyleFascinating, Serious

BELLE is inspired by the true story of Dido Elizabeth Belle, the illegitimate mixed race daughter of a Royal Navy Admiral. Raised by her aristocratic great-uncle Lord Mansfield and his wife, Belle's lineage affords her certain privileges, yet the color of her skin prevents her from fully participating in the traditions of her social standing. Left to wonder if she will ever find love, Belle falls for an idealistic young vicar's son bent on change who, with her help, shapes Lord Mansfield's role as Lord Chief Justice to end slavery in England

Markimdb: 6.2
Genremelodrama, drama, military, biography
CountryUnited Kingdom
Duration01:50
CharactersSoldier, Poets
PlotWar, On real events, Passion, Friendship, Love triangle
PlaceEngland, London
TimeWorld War II
StyleUnexpected ending, Light, Soulful, Fascinating, Tense

The Edge of love is a love story of two feisty women and a brilliant, charismatic poet who love both women. One woman Vera Phillips who is his first love and whom he lost for ten year, while other one is his present wife Caitlin who is adventurous and felt same adventurous nature in this charismatic poet, Dylan Thomas, also.

Markimdb: 6
Genremelodrama, drama, biography
CountryUnited Kingdom
Duration01:44
CharactersHorses, Artists, Artists
PlotLove, On real events, Love triangle
PlaceEngland
Time19th century
StyleRomantic, Fascinating, Serious

A look at the mysterious relationship between Victorian art critic John Ruskin and his teenage bride Effie Gray.

Markimdb: 6.7
Genremelodrama, drama, biography, history
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA, France, Hungary, Netherlands
Duration02:37
CharactersLesbians, Strong women, Geniuses, Writers, Photographers
PlotOn real events, Dancing, Money, Divorce
PlaceTrains, Party, France
Time19th century
StyleInspirational, For girls, Fascinating, Intellectual, Womens in main roles

After marrying a successful Parisian writer known commonly as Willy, Sidonie-Gabrielle Colette is transplanted from her childhood home in rural France to the intellectual and artistic splendor of Paris. Soon after, Willy convinces Colette to ghostwrite for him. She pens a semi-autobiographical novel about a witty and brazen country girl named Claudine, sparking a bestseller and a cultural sensation. After its success, Colette and Willy become the talk of Paris and their adventures inspire additional Claudine novels.

Markimdb: 6
Genrecomedy, drama, biography
CountryUnited Kingdom
Duration01:39
CharactersWomanizers, Businessmen
PlotOn real events, Passion
PlaceEngland, London
StyleFascinating, Smart, Fancy

Paul Raymond builds a porn, entertainment and real estate empire that makes him the wealthiest man in Britain, but drugs doom his beloved daughter, Debbie.

Markimdb: 6.6
Genremelodrama, drama, biography
CountryUSA, United Kingdom, France
Duration02:39
CharactersDogs, Lesbians, Gay, Strong women, Blonde girls
PlotLove, On real events, Volleyball, Motorcycles, Friendship
PlaceBeach, Hospitals, USA
StyleTouching, Sad ones

New Jersey car mechanic Stacie Andree and her police detective girlfriend Laurel Hester both battle to secure Hester's pension benefits after she was diagnosed with a terminal illness.

Markimdb: 6.6
Genremelodrama, drama, biography
CountrySpain
Duration01:45
CharactersLesbians
PlotLove, On real events
PlaceSpain
Time19th century
StylePsychological problems, Soulful, Fascinating

In 1901, Marcela Gracia Ibeas took on the identity of Mario Sánchez to marry her lover of fifteen years, Elisa Sanchez Loriga.

Markimdb: 5.5
Genremelodrama, drama
CountryCanada
Duration01:05
CharactersLesbians, Gay
PlotLove, Passion, Love triangle, Mystery, Date
PlaceCanada
StyleExplicit scenes

An unexpected affair quickly escalates into a heart-stopping reality for two women whose passionate connection changes their lives forever.

Markimdb: 6.6
Genremelodrama, drama, biography, history
CountryUSA, United Kingdom
Duration01:57
PlotLove, Revenge, Relationship, Love triangle, Viruses
PlaceEngland, London
StyleAtmospheric, Fascinating, Serious

An aspiring young physician, Robert Merivel found himself in the service of King Charles II and saves the life of someone close to the King. Merivel joins the King's court and lives the high life provided to someone of his position. Merivel is ordered to marry his King's mistress in order to divert the queens suspicions. He is given one order by the king and that is not to fall in love. The situation worsens when Merivel finds himself in love with his new wife. Eventually, the King finds out and relieves Merivel of his position and wealth. His fall from grace leaves Merivel where he first started. And through his travels and reunions with an old friend, he rediscovers his love for true medicine and what it really means to be a physician.

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: 6.8
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: 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: 7
Genremelodrama, drama, biography
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
Duration02:35
CharactersLawyers, Photographers, Judge
PlotLove, On real events, Passion, Justice, Hatred
PlacePrison, Court, USA
StyleInspirational, Fascinating, Makes me think, Heartbreaking

The story of Richard and Mildred Loving, an interracial couple, whose challenge of their anti-miscegenation arrest for their marriage in Virginia led to a legal battle that would end at the US Supreme Court.

Markimdb: 7
Genremelodrama, drama, biography
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
Duration01:28
CharactersRabbits, Writers, Artists
PlotOn real events, Friendship, First love, Success
PlaceEngland, London
StyleTo cry, Cute, Touching, Serious

The story of Beatrix Potter, the author of the beloved and best-selling children's book, "The Tale of Peter Rabbit", and her struggle for love, happiness and success.

Markimdb: 6.6
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama, biography
CountryUnited Kingdom
Duration01:30
CharactersCooks, Teens, Maids
PlotOn real events, Rivalry
PlaceEngland
StyleTo cry, Soulful, Touching

An adaptation of celebrity chef Nigel Slater's bestselling memoir, 'Toast' is the ultimate nostalgic trip through everything edible in 1960's Britain. Nigel's mother was always a poor cook, but her chronic asthma and addiction to all things canned does not help.

Markimdb: 7.5
Genremelodrama, drama, crime, biography
CountryUSA
Duration01:54
CharactersLesbians, Gay, Transgender people
PlotLove, On real events, Friendship
PlaceSmall cities
StyleFascinating, Makes me think, Touching, Depressive

Female born, Teena Brandon adopts his male identity of Brandon Teena and attempts to find himself and love in Nebraska.

Markimdb: 7.1
Genremelodrama, drama, music, biography
CountryUSA, France, United Kingdom
Duration02:11
CharactersHorses
PlotLove, On real events, Dancing, Ballet, Uprising
PlaceSea, School, Party
StyleFascinating, Serious

A biography of the dancer Isadora Duncan, the 1920s dancer who forever changed people's ideas of ballet. Her nude, semi-nude, and pro-Soviet dance projects as well as her attitudes on free love, debt, dress, and lifestyle shocked the public of her time.

Markimdb: 7.2
Genremelodrama, drama, biography
CountryUnited Kingdom
Duration02:37
CharactersDogs, Horses, Disabled people, Newlyweds
PlotLove, On real events, Dancing, Time travel, Travel
PlacePrison, Aircraft, Africa, England, Party
StyleTo cry, Heavy, Touching, Sad ones

Based on the true story of Robin, a handsome, brilliant and adventurous man whose life takes a dramatic turn when polio leaves him paralyzed.

Markimdb: 6.8
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama, biography
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
Duration01:43
CharactersCinderella, Singers
PlotOn real events, Music, Success
PlaceEngland, Venice
StyleTo cry, Fascinating, Touching

This film follows the remarkable and inspirational true story of Paul Potts, a shy, bullied shop assistant by day and an amateur opera singer by night.





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