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The Best Lesbian Movies

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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 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 Fire1
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    Portrait of a Lady on Fire

    Noémie Merlant, Adèle Haenel

    Released2019

    Directed byCéline Sciamma

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  • Carol2
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    Carol

    Cate Blanchett, Rooney Mara

    Released2015

    Directed byTodd Haynes

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  • Imagine Me & You3
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    Imagine Me & You

    Lena Headey, Piper Perabo

    Released2005

    Directed byOl Parker

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  • Kiss Me4
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    Kiss Me

    Lena Endre, Krister Henriksson

    Released2011

    Directed byAlexandra-Therese Keining

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  • I Can’t Think Straight5
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    I Can’t Think Straight

    Lisa Ray, Dalip Tahil

    Released2008

    Directed byShamim Sarif

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  • Disobedience6
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    Disobedience

    Rachel Weisz, Rachel McAdams

    Released2018

    Directed bySebastián Lelio

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  • Saving Face7
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    Saving Face

    Joan Chen, Jessica Hecht

    Released2004

    Directed byAlice Wu

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  • The Miseducation of Cameron Post8
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    The Miseducation of Cameron Post

    Chloë Grace Moretz, Sasha Lane

    Released2018

    Directed byDesiree Akhavan

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  • But I'm a Cheerleader9
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    But I'm a Cheerleader

    Michelle Williams, RuPaul

    Released1999

    Directed byJamie Babbit

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  • Fingersmith10
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    Fingersmith

    Imelda Staunton, Charles Dance

    Released2005

    Directed byAisling Walsh

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  • Desert Hearts11
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    Desert Hearts

    Jeffrey Tambor, Audra Lindley

    Released1985

    Directed byDonna Deitch

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  • Bound12
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    Bound

    Jennifer Tilly, Gina Gershon

    Released1996

    Directed byAndy Wachowski, Lana Wachowski

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  • Elena Undone13
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    Elena Undone

    Necar Zadegan, Edith Fields

    Released2010

    Directed byNicole Conn

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  • D.E.B.S.14
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    D.E.B.S.

    Sara Foster, Jordana Brewster

    Released2004

    Directed byAngela Robinson

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  • My Days of Mercy15
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    My Days of Mercy

    Kate Mara, Ellen Page

    Released2019

    Directed byTali Shalom Ezer

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  • Below Her Mouth16
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    Below Her Mouth

    Tommie-Amber Pirie, Natalie Krill

    Released2016

    Directed byApril Mullen

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  • Loving Annabelle17
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    Loving Annabelle

    Kevin McCarthy, Wendy Schaal

    Released2006

    Directed byKatherine Brooks

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  • Fried Green Tomatoes18
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    Fried Green Tomatoes

    Kathy Bates, Mary-Louise Parker

    Released1991

    Directed byJon Avnet

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  • Gia19
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    Gia

    Angelina Jolie, Mila Kunis

    Released1998

    Directed byMichael Cristofer

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  • Tipping the Velvet20
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    Tipping the Velvet

    Keeley Hawes, Anna Chancellor

    Released2002

    Directed byGeoffrey Sax

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  • Lost and Delirious21
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    Lost and Delirious

    Mischa Barton, Emily VanCamp

    Released2001

    Directed byLéa Pool

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  • The Incredibly True Adventure of Two Girls in Love22
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    Released1995

    Directed byMaria Maggenti

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  • If These Walls Could Talk 223
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    If These Walls Could Talk 2

    Sharon Stone, Ellen DeGeneres

    Released2000

    Directed byAnne Heche, Jane Anderson, Martha Coolidge

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  • When Night Is Falling24
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    When Night Is Falling

    Henry Czerny, Don McKellar

    Released1996

    Directed byPatricia Rozema

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  • Colette25
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    Colette

    Keira Knightley, Dominic West

    Released2018

    Directed byWash Westmoreland

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