Great Mainstream Movies About Lesbians

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Love is love, and these mainstream lesbian movies celebrate relationships between women, whether they're destined to be together forever or doomed to split up. The best movies about lesbian characters focus on the triumphs and tribulations of being involved. This is a list of the greatest mainstream movies about lesbians including everything from The Hours to But I'm a Cheerleader to Imagine Me & You.

What films will you find on this list of great movies about lesbian characters? In Chasing Amy, comic book artist Holden (Ben Affleck) falls for fellow creative Alyssa (Joey Lauren Adams), despite the fact that she is a lesbian. Kevin Smith wrote and directed this 1997 film. Blue Is the Warmest Colour follows the blossoming connection between a shy teenager and an intriguing woman with bright blue hair. The Kids Are All Right examines what happens when a married lesbian couple meets their sperm donor. Other good films about lesbians include Kissing Jessica Stein, High Art, and Show Me Love.

It's up to you to decide which movie about lesbians deserves the top spot on this list. Vote your favorites up to number one, and please add any films that are missing.


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