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A list of the best lesbianism movies ever made, ranked by movie fans with film trailers when available. This lesbianism movie list is ordered by popularity, so only the greatest movies about lesbianism are at the top of the list. If there are any great movies about lesbianism you believe we missed, please feel free to add them to the list yourself. The films on this list are the most famous lesbianism movies of all time, so use it to find some movies that you haven't seen already. Click on these lesbianism movie titles for more information about the films.

Items on this list include Bend It Like Beckham and Fried Green Tomatoes.

This list answers the questions, "What are the best lesbianism movies?" and "What is the greatest lesbianism movie of all time?"

Various bits of information are included with these popular lesbianism movies, such as who directed them, when they were released and who starred in the films. Whether you're watching these lesbianism movies on DVD, Blu-ray or streaming, these good lesbianism movies can be enjoyed no matter what.
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Imagine Me & You is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Lesbian Movies
Lena Headey, Piper Perabo, Matthew Goode
Imagine Me & You is a 2006 British-American comedy-romance film written and directed by Ol Parker. It centres on the relationship between Rachel and Luce, who meet on Rachel's wedding day. ...more

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Carol is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Lesbian Movies
avor added Cate Blanchett, Rooney Mara, Sarah Paulson
Carol is an upcoming British-American romantic drama film directed by Todd Haynes, with a screenplay by Phyllis Nagy based on the novel The Price of Salt by Patricia Highsmith. The film stars ...more

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342 111
I Can’t Think Straight is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Lesbian Movies
Lisa Ray, Dalip Tahil, Nina Wadia
I Can't Think Straight is a 2008 romance film adapted from a same name novel about a London-based Jordanian of Palestinian descent, Tala, who is preparing for an elaborate wedding. A turn of ...more

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270 97
Kiss Me is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Lesbian Movies
SheppardBowen added Lena Endre, Krister Henriksson, Björn Kjellman
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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D.E.B.S. is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Lesbian Movies
Sara Foster, Jordana Brewster, Meagan Good
D.E.B.S. is a 2004 American action-comedy film directed by Angela Robinson, based on the 2003 short film. Plaid-skirted schoolgirls are groomed by a secret government agency to become the newest ...more

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But I'm a Cheerleader is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Lesbian Movies
Michelle Williams, RuPaul, Natasha Lyonne
But I'm a Cheerleader is a 1999 satirical romantic comedy film directed by Jamie Babbit and written by Brian Wayne Peterson. Natasha Lyonne stars as Megan Bloomfield, a high school cheerleader ...more

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Bound is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Lesbian Movies
SheppardBowen added Jennifer Tilly, Gina Gershon, Christopher Meloni
Bound is a 1996 , drama, thriller film written and directed by Andy Wachowski and Lana Wachowski.

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Lost and Delirious is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Lesbian Movies
Mischa Barton, Emily VanCamp, Piper Perabo
Lost and Delirious is a 2001 Canadian drama film directed by Léa Pool and loosely based on the novel The Wives of Bath by Susan Swan. Lost and Delirious is filmed from the perspective of ...more

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116 39
Saving Face is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Lesbian Movies
Joan Chen, Jessica Hecht, Michelle Krusiec
Saving Face is a 2004 American romantic comedy drama film directed by Alice Wu. The film focuses on Wilhelmina, a young Chinese-American surgeon; her unwed, pregnant mother; and her dancer ...more

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133 49
Desert Hearts is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Lesbian Movies
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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Loving Annabelle is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Lesbian Movies
eilish added Kevin McCarthy, Wendy Schaal, John P. Farley
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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145 59
Fingersmith is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Lesbian Movies
Molly N. Moss added Imelda Staunton, Charles Dance, Sally Hawkins
Fingersmith is a two-part BBC mini-series that was televised in 2005. The story, which is an adaptation of Sarah Waters' Man Booker Prize nominated novel, follows the meeting of two very ...more

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Blue Is the Warmest Colour is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Lesbian Movies
SheppardBowen added 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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Fried Green Tomatoes is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Lesbian Movies
Kathy Bates, Mary-Louise Parker, Chris O'Donnell
Fried Green Tomatoes is a 1991 comedy-drama film based on the novel Fried Green Tomatoes at the Whistle Stop Cafe. Directed by Jon Avnet. It tells the story of a Depression-era friendship ...more

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104 45
If These Walls Could Talk 2 is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Lesbian Movies
Sharon Stone, Ellen DeGeneres, Rashida Jones
If These Walls Could Talk 2 is a 2000 television movie in the United States, broadcast on HBO. It follows three separate storylines about lesbian couples in three different time periods. As with ...more

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88 36
The Incredibly True Adventure ... is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Lesbian Movies
Nicole Ari Parker, Dale Dickey, Laurel Holloman
The Incredibly True Adventure of Two Girls in Love is a 1995 film, written and directed by Maria Maggenti, of the story of two very different high school girls who fall in love.

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Below Her Mouth is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Lesbian Movies
mia90210 added Below Her Mouth Tommie-Amber Pirie, Natalie Krill, Elise Bauman

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Gray Matters is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Lesbian Movies
Heather Graham, Bridget Moynahan, Alan Cumming
Gray Matters is a 2006 romantic comedy film directed by Sue Kramer, starring Heather Graham, Tom Cavanagh and Bridget Moynahan. It premiered on October 21, 2006 at the Hamptons International ...more

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98 54
Chloe is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Lesbian Movies
Amanda Seyfried, Nina Dobrev, Julianne Moore
Chloe is a 2009 erotic thriller film directed by Atom Egoyan, a remake of the 2003 French film Nathalie.... It stars Julianne Moore, Liam Neeson, and Amanda Seyfried in the title role. Its ...more

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When Night Is Falling is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Lesbian Movies
Vetting added Henry Czerny, Don McKellar, Tracy Wright
When Night is Falling is a 1995 Canadian drama film directed by Patricia Rozema. It was entered into the 45th Berlin International Film Festival.

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My Summer of Love is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Lesbian Movies
Emily Blunt, Paddy Constantine, Dean Andrews
My Summer of Love is a 2004 British drama film directed by Pawel Pawlikowski and co-written by Pawlikowski and Michael Wynne. Based on the novel of the same name by Helen Cross, the film ...more

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Kissing Jessica Stein is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Lesbian Movies
Jon Hamm, Idina Menzel, Michael Ealy
Kissing Jessica Stein is a 2001 American independent romantic comedy film, written and co-produced by the film's stars, Jennifer Westfeldt and Heather Juergensen. The film also stars Tovah ...more

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Elena Undone is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Lesbian Movies
mia90210 added Necar Zadegan, Edith Fields, Traci Dinwiddie
Elena Undone is a 2010 lesbian film written and directed by Nicole Conn.

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Breaking the Girls is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Lesbian Movies
SheppardBowen added Breaking the Girls Madeline Zima, Shawn Ashmore, Agnes Bruckner
Breaking the Girls is a 2013 thriller, crime film written by Mark Distefano and Guinevere Turner and directed by Jamie Babbit.

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High Art is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Lesbian Movies
Radha Mitchell, Ally Sheedy, Patricia Clarkson
High Art is a 1998 Canadian-American independent film directed by Lisa Cholodenko and starring Ally Sheedy and Radha Mitchell.