lesbian The Best Lesbian Movies On Netflix  

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One of the areas Netflix has always excelled at is providing LGBT content, and this list of best lesbian movies on Netflix proves that. Ranging from the explicit Blue is the Warmest Color to the family dramedy The Kids are All Right to the outright comedic Itty Bitty Titty Committee, these Netflix lesbian movies are vibrant, socially relevant and always fiercely independent. 

This list of the best lesbian movies streaming on Netflix Instant also features the community classic Desert Hearts. Filmed in the mid-eighties, it is considered the first film to depict a positive lesbian relationship. The story goes that the director had to sell her house to get the film made. If you’re new to lesbian films, this is the place to begin.

Other ground-breaking lesbian movies on Netflix include; the romantic Better Than Chocolate, John Sayle’s Lianna and the coming of age comedy The Geography Club.

So whether you’re in the LGBT community or just film-curious, let us know what you think of the lesbian films on Netflix by upvoting your favorites.

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lloydc added Mulholland Drive Naomi Watts, Billy Ray Cyrus, Melissa George Mulholland Drive is a 2001 American neo-noir mystery film written and directed by David Lynch and starring Naomi Watts, Laura Harring, and Justin Theroux. It tells the story of an aspiring ...more

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Kiss Me is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Lesbian Movies On Netflix
Kiss Me Lena Endre, Krister Henriksson, Björn Kjellman Watch for Free with Amazon Prime Free Trial With Every Heartbeat, also released as Kiss Me, is a 2011 Swedish drama film directed by Alexandra Therese Keining. The film won the "Breakthrough Award" at the 2011 AFI Festival.

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Elena Undone Necar Zadegan, Edith Fields, Traci Dinwiddie Watch for Free with Amazon Prime Free Trial Elena Undone is a 2010 lesbian film written and directed by Nicole Conn.

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Loving Annabelle Kevin McCarthy, Wendy Schaal, John P. Farley Watch for Free with Amazon Prime Free Trial Loving Annabelle is a 2006 film directed by Katherine Brooks. Based on Mädchen in Uniform, it tells the story of a boarding school student who falls in love with her teacher. It was filmed ...more

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Bloomington Katherine Ann McGregor, Jim Dougherty, Jason Shumway Watch for Free with Amazon Prime Free Trial "Student meets professor. Student crushes on professor. The crush might be mutual. Bloomington is a fresh and twisty take on the coming-of-age drama. Jackie is a former child actress ...more

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A Perfect Ending Morgan Fairchild, Jessica Clark, John Heard A Perfect Ending is a 2011 drama film written and directed by Nicole Conn.

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Blue Is the Warmest Colour Léa Seydoux, Adèle Exarchopoulos, Alma Jodorowsky Blue Is the Warmest Colour, also known as Adèle: Chapters 1 & 2, is a 2013 French romantic coming-of-age drama film written, produced, and directed by Abdellatif Kechiche and starring ...more

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Desert Hearts Jeffrey Tambor, Audra Lindley, Denise Crosby Desert Hearts is a 1985 lesbian-themed romantic drama film loosely based on the Jane Rule novel Desert of the Heart. Directed by Donna Deitch, the film stars Helen Shaver and Patricia ...more

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Show Me Love Alexandra Dahlström, Ralph Carlsson, Erica Carlson Show Me love is a 1998 Swedish film directed by Lukas Moodysson. The film follows the lives of two seemingly disparate teenage girls who begin a tentative romantic relationship. The film first ...more

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Room in Rome Elena Anaya, Enrico Lo Verso, Natasha Yarovenko Room in Rome is a 2010 Spanish erotic romance film, depicting emotional and sexual relations of two women throughout a single night in a hotel room in Rome. The plot is loosely based on another ...more

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Better Than Chocolate Christina Cox, Wendy Crewson, Jay Brazeau Better Than Chocolate is a 1999 Canadian romantic comedy movie shot in Vancouver directed by Anne Wheeler.

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The Four-Faced Liar DyAnne DiSalvo, Marja-Lewis Ryan, Emily Peck The Four-Faced Liar is a 2010 comedy-drama-romance film by director Jacob Chase. The title is a reference to a four-faced clock that displays four different times, all wrong, and to a bar with ...more

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The Gymnast Tony Horton, Dreya Weber, Andrew Ableson The Gymnast is a 2006 film directed by Ned Farr and starring Dreya Weber, Addie Yungmee, David De Simone.

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Reaching for the Moon Miranda Otto, Treat Williams, Tracy Middendorf Reaching for the Moon is a 2013 Brazilian biographical drama film directed by Bruno Barreto. The film is based on the book Flores Raras e Banalíssimas, by Carmem Lucia de Oliveira. The ...more

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The Guest House Madeline Merritt, Tom McCafferty, Jake Parker

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Concussion Maggie Siff, Emily Kinney, Janel Moloney Concussion is a 2013 American drama film written and directed by Stacie Passon and starring Robin Weigert. Although not autobiographical, the story was partially inspired by Passon herself ...more

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A Marine Story Sean Hayes, Dreya Weber, Carrie Dobro A Marine Story is a 2010 drama film written and directed by Ned Farr about the United States military's "Don't ask, don't tell" policy on gay, lesbian and bisexual people serving in

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Cracks Eva Green, Imogen Poots, Juno Temple "“The most important thing in life,” Miss G tells her students at an elite British boarding school in 1934, “is desire.” She needn't have spelled it out. As played by the spectacularly cool ...more

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Lianna Chris Elliott, John Sayles, Linda Griffiths Lianna is a 1983 drama film written and directed by John Sayles. The movie features Linda Griffiths, Jane Hallaren, Jon DeVries, among others.

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The Kids Are All Right Julianne Moore, Annette Bening, Mark Ruffalo The Kids Are All Right is a 2010 American comedy-drama film directed by Lisa Cholodenko and written by Cholodenko and Stuart Blumberg. A hit at 2010 Sundance, it opened in limited release on ...more

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Jack & Diane Kylie Minogue, Juno Temple, Dane DeHaan Jack and Diane is a 2012 drama, horror and romantic film written and directed by Bradley Rust Gray.

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Geography Club Ana Gasteyer, Scott Bakula, Meaghan Martin Geography Club is an American comedy-drama film based on the Brent Hartinger novel of the same name. It was written by Edmund Entin, directed by Gary Entin, and stars Cameron Deane Stewart, ...more

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Young & Wild Aline Küppenheim, Catalina Saavedra, Pablo Krögh Young Wild is a 2012 dramatic film written by Marialy Rivas, Pedro Peirano, Sebastián Sepúlveda, Camila Gutiérrez and directed by Marialy Rivas.

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My Normal is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Lesbian Movies On Netflix
My Normal Abdul Malik Abbott, Dawn Noel Pignuola, Ty Jones "Pro dommes, like most sex workers, are sometimes misunderstood. Is it just about making a living, or is it more than that? The endless debate: empowering, degrading, both, neither? Natalie ...more

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The Fish Child Mariela Vitale, Carlos Bardem, Inés Efron The Fish Child is a 2009 Argentine drama film directed by Lucía Puenzo.

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Itty Bitty Titty Committee Mircea Monroe, Melanie Lynskey, Carly Pope Itty Bitty Titty Committee is a feminist, lesbian-related comedy film directed by Jamie Babbit. It was released on September 28, 2007. The film had its premiere at the international film ...more

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Molly's Girl Stephanie Brown, Justin Marxen, Rachel Storey Molly's Girl is a 2012 family comedy drama film written and directed by Scott R. Thompson.

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For the Bible Tells Me So For the Bible Tells Me So is a 2007 American documentary film directed by Daniel G. Karslake about homosexuality and its perceived conflict with Christianity, as well as various interpretations ...more

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Edie & Thea: A Very Long Engagement "This moving documentary is the story of the life-long love affair of two New York based lesbians, who after 42 years together are finally getting married. Meeting in the 1960s when being ...more

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The Happy Sad Charlie Barnett, Maria Dizzia, Jamie Harrold The Happy Sad is a 2013 drama film written by Ken Urban and directed by Rodney Evans.

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Happy Birthday Happy Birthday is a 2002 film by Yen Tan, his debut long feature film, starring Benjamin Patrick, Michelle E. Michael and John Frazier.

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Call Me Kuchu is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Lesbian Movies On Netflix
Call Me Kuchu Call Me Kuchu is a 2012 American documentary film directed by Malika Zouhali-Worrall and Katherine Fairfax Wright. The film explores the struggles of the LGBT community in Uganda, focusing in ...more

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Venus Boyz is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Lesbian Movies On Netflix
Venus Boyz Del LaGrace Volcano, Queen Bee Luscious, Dred Gerestant Watch for Free with Amazon Prime Free Trial Venus Boyz is a 2002 documentary film written and directed by Gabrielle Baur.

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Love Free or Die is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Lesbian Movies On Netflix