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The Best Lesbian Movies

Updated September 17, 2020 14.3k votes 3.4k voters 151.5k views93 items

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 service, these good lesbianism movies can be enjoyed no matter what.

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  • 1
    Carol is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Lesbian Movies
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    Carol

    Cate Blanchett, Rooney Mara

    Released2015

    Directed byTodd Haynes

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    Portrait of a Lady on Fire is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Lesbian Movies
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    Portrait of a Lady on Fire

    Noémie Merlant, Adèle Haenel

    Released2019

    Directed byCéline Sciamma

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    Imagine Me & You is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Lesbian Movies
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    Imagine Me & You

    Lena Headey, Piper Perabo

    Released2005

    Directed byOl Parker

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  • 4
    Kiss Me is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Lesbian Movies
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    Kiss Me

    Lena Endre, Krister Henriksson

    Released2011

    Directed byAlexandra-Therese Keining

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    Disobedience is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Lesbian Movies
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    Disobedience

    Rachel Weisz, Rachel McAdams

    Released2018

    Directed bySebastián Lelio

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    I Can’t Think Straight is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Lesbian Movies
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    I Can’t Think Straight

    Lisa Ray, Dalip Tahil

    Released2008

    Directed byShamim Sarif

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  • 7
    Saving Face is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Lesbian Movies
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    Saving Face

    Joan Chen, Jessica Hecht

    Released2004

    Directed byAlice Wu

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  • 8
    But I'm a Cheerleader is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Lesbian Movies
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    But I'm a Cheerleader

    Michelle Williams, RuPaul

    Released1999

    Directed byJamie Babbit

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    The Miseducation of Cameron Po is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Lesbian Movies
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    The Miseducation of Cameron Post

    Chloë Grace Moretz, Sasha Lane

    Released2018

    Directed byDesiree Akhavan

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  • 10
    Fingersmith is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Lesbian Movies
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    Fingersmith

    Imelda Staunton, Charles Dance

    Released2005

    Directed byAisling Walsh

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  • 11
    Desert Hearts is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Lesbian Movies
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    Desert Hearts

    Jeffrey Tambor, Audra Lindley

    Released1985

    Directed byDonna Deitch

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  • 12
    Bound is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Lesbian Movies
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    Bound

    Jennifer Tilly, Gina Gershon

    Released1996

    Directed byAndy Wachowski, Lana Wachowski

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    D.E.B.S. is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Lesbian Movies
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    D.E.B.S.

    Sara Foster, Jordana Brewster

    Released2004

    Directed byAngela Robinson

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  • 14
    Elena Undone is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Lesbian Movies
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    Elena Undone

    Necar Zadegan, Edith Fields

    Released2010

    Directed byNicole Conn

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  • 15
    Below Her Mouth is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Lesbian Movies
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    Below Her Mouth

    Tommie-Amber Pirie, Natalie Krill

    Directed byApril Mullen

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    Loving Annabelle is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Lesbian Movies
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    Loving Annabelle

    Kevin McCarthy, Wendy Schaal

    Released2006

    Directed byKatherine Brooks

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  • 17
    My Days of Mercy is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Lesbian Movies
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    My Days of Mercy

    Kate Mara, Ellen Page

    Released2019

    Directed byTali Shalom Ezer

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  • 18
    Fried Green Tomatoes is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Lesbian Movies
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    Fried Green Tomatoes

    Kathy Bates, Mary-Louise Parker

    Released1991

    Directed byJon Avnet

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    Lost and Delirious is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Lesbian Movies
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    Lost and Delirious

    Mischa Barton, Emily VanCamp

    Released2001

    Directed byLéa Pool

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  • 20
    Gia is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Lesbian Movies
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    Gia

    Angelina Jolie, Mila Kunis

    Released1998

    Directed byMichael Cristofer

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    Tipping the Velvet is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Lesbian Movies
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    Tipping the Velvet

    Keeley Hawes, Anna Chancellor

    Released2002

    Directed byGeoffrey Sax

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    The Incredibly True Adventure  is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Lesbian Movies
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    Released1995

    Directed byMaria Maggenti

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    If These Walls Could Talk 2 is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Lesbian Movies
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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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    Blue Is the Warmest Colour is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Lesbian Movies
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    Blue Is the Warmest Colour

    Léa Seydoux, Adèle Exarchopoulos

    Released2013

    Directed byAbdellatif Kechiche

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    A Perfect Ending is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Lesbian Movies
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    A Perfect Ending

    Morgan Fairchild, Jessica Clark

    Released2012

    Directed byNicole Conn

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