The Best Lesbian Movies

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 and you'll quickly find out that this far more than a list of the top 20 lesbian films.

Hollywood movies like Bend It Like Beckham and Fried Green Tomatoes are just some lesbian movies names on this list.

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 Netflix or other streaming services, these good lesbianism movies can be enjoyed no matter what.

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  • Portrait of a Lady on Fire
    Noémie Merlant, Adèle Haenel, Luàna Bajrami
    • Released: 2019
    • Directed by: Céline Sciamma
  • Imagine Me & You
    Piper Perabo, Lena Headey, Matthew Goode
    • Released: 2005
    • Directed by: Ol Parker
  • Carol
    Cate Blanchett, Rooney Mara, Sarah Paulson
    • Released: 2015
    • Directed by: Todd Haynes
  • The Handmaiden
    Kim Min-hee, Kim Tae-ri, Ha Jung-woo
    • Released: 2016
    • Directed by: Park Chan-wook
  • Saving Face
    Michelle Krusiec, Joan Chen, Lynn Chen
    • Released: 2004
    • Directed by: Alice Wu
  • The Half of It
    Leah Lewis, Daniel Diemer, Alexxis Lemire
    • Released: 2020
    • Directed by: Alice Wu
  • Disobedience
    Rachel Weisz, Rachel McAdams, Alessandro Nivola
    • Released: 2017
    • Directed by: Sebastián Lelio
  • Kiss Me
    Lena Endre, Krister Henriksson, Björn Kjellman
    • Released: 2011
    • Directed by: Alexandra-Therese Keining
  • But I'm a Cheerleader
    Natasha Lyonne, Cathy Moriarty, Bud Cort
    • Released: 1999
    • Directed by: Jamie Babbit
  • I Can’t Think Straight
    Lisa Ray, Dalip Tahil, Nina Wadia
    • Released: 2008
    • Directed by: Shamim Sarif
  • The Miseducation of Cameron Post
    Chloë Grace Moretz, Marin Ireland, Jennifer Ehle
    • Released: 2018
    • Directed by: Desiree Akhavan
  • Elena Undone
    Necar Zadegan, Edith Fields, Traci Dinwiddie
    • Released: 2010
    • Directed by: Nicole Conn
  • Gia
    Angelina Jolie, Elizabeth Mitchell, Kylie Travis
    • Released: 1998
    • Directed by: Michael Cristofer
  • Fingersmith
    Imelda Staunton, Charles Dance, Sally Hawkins
    • Released: 2005
    • Directed by: Aisling Walsh
  • D.E.B.S.
    Sara Foster, Jordana Brewster, Meagan Good
    • Released: 2004
    • Directed by: Angela Robinson
  • Desert Hearts
    Jeffrey Tambor, Audra Lindley, Denise Crosby
    • Released: 1985
    • Directed by: Donna Deitch
  • The World Unseen
    Lisa Ray, Sheetal Sheth, Parvin Dabas
    • Released: 2007
    • Directed by: Shamim Sarif
  • Booksmart
    Kaitlyn Dever, Beanie Feldstein, Jessica Williams
    • Released: 2019
    • Directed by: Olivia Wilde
  • Bound
    Jennifer Tilly, Gina Gershon, Joe Pantoliano
    • Released: 1996
    • Directed by: Lilly Wachowski, Lana Wachowski
  • Tipping the Velvet
    Keeley Hawes, Anna Chancellor, Jodhi May
    • Released: 2002
    • Directed by: Geoffrey Sax
  • My Days of Mercy
    Kate Mara, Elliot Page, Elias Koteas
    • Released: 2017
    • Directed by: Tali Shalom-Ezer
  • Loving Annabelle
    Diane Gaidry, Erin Kelly, Kevin McCarthy
    • Released: 2006
    • Directed by: Katherine Brooks
  • Fried Green Tomatoes
    Kathy Bates, Jessica Tandy, Mary Stuart Masterson
    • Released: 1991
    • Directed by: Jon Avnet
  • Vita and Virginia
    Gemma Arterton, Elizabeth Debicki, Rupert Penry-Jones
    • Released: 2019
    • Directed by: Chanya Button
  • Lost and Delirious
    Piper Perabo, Jessica Paré, Mischa Barton
    • Released: 2001
    • Directed by: Léa Pool