Movies like I Can't Think Straight

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I Can't Think Straight (2008)
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I Can't Think Straight (2008)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 82 min.
Story: I Can't Think Straight is a 2007 romance movie about a London-based Jordanian of Palestinian descent, Tala, who is preparing for an elaborate wedding. A turn of events causes her to have an affair and subsequently fall in love with another woman, Leyla, a British Indian. The movie is distributed by Enlightenment Productions. It was released in different theatres between 2008 and 2009. The DVD was released on 4 May 2009. The movie is directed by Shamim Sarif and stars Lisa Ray and Sheetal Sheth. The two actresses star in another movie with lesbian characters, namely The World Unseen, released in 2008.
Style: humorous, sincere, touching, realistic, semi serious
Plot: coming out, lesbian, gays and lesbians, lgbt, fall in love, true love, love and romance, self discovery, gender, family tradition, romance, closeted homosexual, lesbian interest, dancing, gay, sister sister relationship, muslim, tennis, maid, female writer, oxford, museum, insurance agent, gay club, park ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: london, middle east, europe, jordan

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Most similar movies to I Can't Think Straight

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, touching, sexual and serious films with plots about gays and lesbians, gender, lesbian, love and romance, couples, lesbian kiss and coming out mostly in Drama, Romance and Comedy genres. Some movies like I Can't Think Straight: Kiss Me (2011), The World Unseen (2007), The L Word (2004), Lip Service (2010), Loving Annabelle (2006). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Kiss Me (2011)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Sweden, Denmark, Germany
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Mia (Ruth Vega Fernandez) and Frida (Liv Mjönes), both in their thirties, meet each other for the first time at their parents' engagement party. Mia's father, Lasse (Krister Henriksson), is about to get married to Frida's mother, ...
Style: sincere, serious, touching, realistic
Plot: coming out, lesbian, engagement, lgbt, romance, family relations, life turned upside down, gender, folk, disorder, couples, love and romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, sweden, stockholm sweden, spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The World Unseen (2007)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: South Africa, UK
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A drama centered on two women who engage in a dangerous relationship during South Africa's apartheid era.
Style: serious, bleak, touching, realistic
Plot: lesbian, forbidden love, lesbian relationship, gender, society, individualism, friends, gays and lesbians, love and romance, life is a bitch, friendship, self discovery ...
Time: 20th century
Place: south africa, africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.6
 22K
The L Word (2004)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 50 min.
Story: A group of lesbian friends struggle with romance and careers in Los Angeles.
Style: sincere, humorous, semi serious, realistic, talky ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: lesbian, coming out, lesbian relationship, gays and lesbians, seduction, cafe, tennis, infidelity, love triangle, sexual activity, love and romance, couple relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.5
 4K
Lip Service (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Lip Service was a British television serial drama portraying the lives of a group of lesbians living in Glasgow, Scotland. Production on the show, which stars Laura Fraser, Ruta Gedmintas and Fiona Button, began in summer 2009 in Glasgow. The show ...
Style: sincere, semi serious, talky, realistic, sexy ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: lesbian, coming out, lesbian relationship, photographer, gays and lesbians, lgbt, sexual activity, couples, looking for love, lovers, sexual attraction, college graduate ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: scotland, saudi arabia, europe, glasgow scotland
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Loving Annabelle (2006)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 76 min.
Story: Annabelle is the wise-beyond-her-years newcomer to an exclusive Catholic girls school. Having been expelled from her first two schools she's bound to stir some trouble. Sparks fly though when sexual chemistry appears between her and the Head of ...
Style: touching, semi serious, realistic, emotional, erotic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: lesbian, coming out, forbidden love, teachers and students, lgbt, love affair, boarding school life, couples, college life, school, gays and lesbians, love and romance ...
Time: contemporary
Place: australia, melbourne
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
 6.7
 9K
High Art (1998)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A young female intern at a small magazine company becomes involved with a drug-addicted lesbian photographer, both of whom seek to exploit each other for their respective careers, while slowly falling in love with each other.
Style: sexual, serious, sincere, realistic, gloomy ...
Plot: lesbian, couples, photographer, magazine, drug abuse, addiction, romance, love, fall in love, love affair, drugs/alcohol, love and romance ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Imagine Me & You (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, Germany
Duration: 90 min.
Story: During her wedding ceremony, Rachel notices Luce in the audience and feels instantly drawn to her. The two women become close friends, and when Rachel learns that Luce is a lesbian, she realizes that despite her happy marriage to Heck, she is ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, sentimental, romantic, sexy ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: lesbian, coming out, love affair, gays and lesbians, fall in love, infidelity, love triangle, power of love, fish out of water, couple relations, friendship, disorder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: london, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.0
 4K
Bloomington (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: A former child actress attends college in search of independence and ends up becoming romantically involved with a female professor. Their relationship thrives until an opportunity to return to acting forces her to make life-altering decisions.
Style: sexual, touching, serious, realistic
Plot: lesbian, college, gays and lesbians, child star, college life, couples, gender, university, student life, family relations, love affair, youth ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, indiana
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 5.5
 8K
After Sex (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 77 min.
Story: Sex is a background to examine intimacy and vulnerability. Looks at the complexity of modern day relationships told through eight separate couples. Through dialogue and compromising situations, the film takes us from the beginning of a relationship ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, sincere, talky, realistic ...
Plot: sex, sexual relations, couple relations, cold relationship, lifestyle, first sex, coming out, lesbian relationship, sexuality, ex boyfriend ex girlfriend relationship, teenage sex, gay sex ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.2
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Elena Undone (2010)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: The wife of a pastor who preaches against homosexuality embarks on an affair with a female writer.
Style: touching, sexual, serious, realistic, captivating
Plot: coming out, lesbian, fall in love, gays and lesbians, infidelity, family problems, unfulfillment, best friends, lifestyle, dishonesty, friendship, friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Claire of the Moon (1992)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Claire of the Moon is set in the 1990s in the Pacific Northwest. Claire Jabrowski, a famous heterosexual author, decides to attend a retreat for all-female writers. Claire's rommate at the retreat is Dr. Noel Benedict, author of a book called ...
Style: sexual, sexy, serious, realistic, talky
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: coming out, lesbian, gays and lesbians, lesbian relationship, writer's life, couple relations, unfulfillment, friends, romance, love and romance, looking for love, artists and showbiz ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.6
 47K
Show Me Love (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Sweden, Denmark
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Åmål is a small insignificant town where nothing ever happens, where the latest trends are out of date when they get there. Young Elin has a bit of a bad reputation when it comes to guys, but the fact is that she has never done *it*. Another girl ...
Style: touching, humorous, sentimental, captivating, sexual ...
Audience: girls' night, teens
Plot: lesbian, coming out, teenage love, small town, fall in love, love and romance, first love, gays and lesbians, self discovery, couple relations, sexuality, forbidden love ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: sweden, europe, stockholm sweden, scandinavia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
A Perfect Ending (2012)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: This intimate drama follows Rebecca, a woman who has kept her sexuality a secret from her friends but chooses to reveal it to a stranger. While Rebecca's revelations may not yield the results she expects, a perfect ending is still in reach.
Style: sincere, sexy, touching, serious, realistic ...
Plot: coming out, lesbian, lesbian interest, homosexuality, self discovery, lesbian relationship, gays and lesbians, lgbt, love affair, couples, prostitute, gender ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Desert Hearts (1985)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: The story of straight-edge literature professor Vivian who travels to Reno to get away from a relationship breakup when she falls in love with an attractive and unconventional girl named Cay.
Style: sexy, touching, sentimental, captivating, sincere ...
Plot: lesbian, coming out, divorce, lgbt, farm, romance, love affair, gender, gays and lesbians, love and romance, couples, fall in love ...
Time: 50s, 1950s
Place: nevada, usa, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
When Night Is Falling (1995)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Canada
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A prudish woman, working on tenure as a literacy professor at a large urban university, finds herself strangely attracted to a free-spirited, liberal woman whom works at a local carnival which comes to town.
Style: erotic, sexual, sincere, serious, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: lesbian, romance, dishonesty, couples, true love, college, gays and lesbians, unfulfillment, power relations, love and romance, couple relations, sexual relations ...
Time: 90s
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 7.5
 9K
Saving Face (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A Chinese-American lesbian and her traditionalist mother are reluctant to go public with secret loves that clash against cultural expectations.
Style: realistic, touching, witty, feel good, semi serious ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: coming out, lesbian, lesbian relationship, hospital, generation gap, birthday, pregnancy, lgbt, romance, disorder, fall in love, misfit ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa, shanghai, china, shanghai china ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Eloïse's Lover (2009)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Spain
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A sensuous and ethereal story of two young women falling in love for the first time. Young, beautiful Àsia lies in a coma, her mother and boyfriend keeping constant vigil by her side. In flashback we see what led up to her accident, her life ...
Style: realistic, sincere, serious, sexual
Plot: lesbian, gays and lesbians, hospital, coma, youth, couples, fall in love, love affair, love and romance, gender, lifestyle, lgbt ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: spain, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Lost and Delirious (2001)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Canada
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Lost and Delirious is the story of three adolescent girls' first love, their discovery of sexual passion, and their search for identities. Set in a posh, private boarding school surrounded by luxuriant, green forest, Lost and Delirious moves ...
Style: touching, realistic, serious, sincere, atmospheric ...
Plot: lesbian, coming of age, friendship, boarding school life, teenage love, boarding school, secret, roommate, party, passion, lesbian relationship, couples ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Better Than Chocolate (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Canada
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Not long after moving into her own place, Maggie finds herself with two unsolicited roommates: her recently divorced mother, Lila, and her young brother. The timing is especially bad, considering Maggie has fallen hard for an attractive woman, Kim, ...
Style: sexy, humorous, semi serious, realistic, sentimental ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: coming out, lesbian, transsexual, lesbian relationship, romance, lesbian sex, lgbt, love affair, couple relations, parents and children, fall in love, opposites attract ...
Time: 90s
Place: canada, vancouver
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 6.3
 440
Fit (2010)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Takes a look at gay and straight love among the new millennials. Everything from secret crushes to homophobic attitudes are revealed by the rambunctious students taking Drama and Dance from Loris. None of the teens are what they seem at first ...
Style: touching, realistic, emotional, sincere, serious ...
Plot: coming out, youth, teenage love, teenage life, teachers and students, dedicated educator, power relations, gays and lesbians, coming of age, high school, gender, gay slur ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Blue Gate Crossing (2002)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Taiwan, France
Duration: 85 min.
Story: An is-she-or-isn't-she gay comedy focused on a Taiwanese teen, the boy she might like, and the girl she may love.
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, feel good, touching ...
Plot: love triangle, high school, lesbian, coming of age, friendship, teenage life, couples, youth, gays and lesbians, couple relations, friends, romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: taiwan
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
But I'm a Cheerleader (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Megan is an all-American girl. A cheerleader. She has a boyfriend. But Megan doesn't like kissing her boyfriend very much. And she's pretty touchy with her cheerleader friends. Her conservative parents worry that she must be a lesbian and ...
Style: clever, touching, semi serious, humorous, realistic ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: coming out, lesbian, cheerleader, cheerleading, friendship, gays and lesbians, gay, closeted homosexual, graduation, love and romance, friends, camp ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Drifting Flowers (2008)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Taiwan
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Three poetic tales of seeking the true identity. In the first story, Jing, a blind singer, falls in love with her band's tomboy accordionist Diego. In another time and place, Lily, an elderly lesbian and Yen, her gay friend, create an ...
Style: realistic, serious, emotional, sexual, touching
Plot: gender, lesbian, identity, teenage life, couples, love affair, fall in love, music band, feminism, coming out, youth, golden years ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: germany, europe, taiwan
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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Beautiful Thing (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A pair of teenage boys growing up in a working-class neighbourhood of Thamesmead, in south-east London, become aware of their homosexuality. While both were vaguely aware they might be gay, neither had ever acted on their impulses. Once they decide ...
Style: touching, realistic, gloomy, offbeat, humorous ...
Audience: teens
Plot: coming out, gay, sexuality, homosexuality, teenage love, gays and lesbians, coming of age, friendship, single parent, child abuse, homosexual, sexual attraction ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: london, england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
The Truth About Jane (2000)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Jane, a high school teenager, tries to deal with the discovery that she is a lesbian after developing an intense friendship with another girl who makes her discover her true sexuality, which is only the start of Jane's troubles when Jane's ...
Style: touching, sentimental, sincere, serious, disturbing ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: coming out, school, lesbian, friendship, fall in love, high school life, parents and children, high school, lesbian couple, teenage love, youth, love and romance ...
Time: 90s, year 1993, year 1989
Place: kindergarten
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
The Sea Purple (2009)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance
Country: Italy
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Nothing - not her father, not the church - can stop unruly Angela from being with her childhood best friend turned great love, Sara. Based on a true story, Viola di Mare, presents a uniquely engaging portrait of family, community and gender roles in ...
Style: touching, serious, captivating, disturbing, sexual ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: coming out, lesbian, lesbian relationship, forbidden love, village, island, gays and lesbians, best friends, village life, romance, social relations, gender ...
Time: 19th century, 1800s
Place: italy, sicily, mediterranean sea
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 7.8
 4K
Sugar Rush (2005)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 24 min.
Story: Sugar Rush is an Emmy Award–winning British television comedy drama series developed by Shine Limited and broadcast by Channel 4, based on the Julie Burchill novel of the same name. It is centred around the life of a 15 year old lesbian Kim ...
Style: sexy, feel good, realistic, clever, semi serious ...
Audience: girls' night, teens, teen drama
Plot: lesbian, coming out, bondage, divorce, sex, gays and lesbians, looking for sex, teenage life, looking for love, obsession, sexuality, homosexual ...
Time: contemporary
Place: england, europe, brighton
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 6.8
 2K
The String (2009)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, Belgium, Tunisia
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Malik has a lot on his plate when he returns home to Tunisia after living in France. He's processing his father's death, he can't come out to his mother, and his childhood anxieties have resurfaced. But all of Malik's problems ...
Style: sexual, gloomy, sentimental, touching, serious ...
Plot: coming out, gay, romance, gays and lesbians, love and romance, parents and children, family relations, unfulfillment, society, gender, youth, homecoming ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, tunisia, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 6.2
 20K
Room in Rome (2010)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Spain
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A hotel room in the center of Rome serves as the setting for two young and recently acquainted women to have a physical adventure that touches their very souls.
Style: sexual, stylized, atmospheric, serious, sincere ...
Plot: lesbian sex, lesbian, gays and lesbians, sexual relations, fall in love, hotel, love and romance, gender, couples, intimacy, sex, hotel room ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, renaissance
Place: italy, europe, rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
The Incredibly True Adventure of Two Girls in Love (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: An adventurous love story between two young women of different social and economic backgrounds who find themselves going through all the typical struggles of a new romance.
Style: touching, sentimental, sincere, humorous, semi serious ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, teens
Plot: coming out, teenage love, lesbian relationship, high school, lesbian, young lovers, teenage life, romance, forbidden love, gender, social differences, lifestyle ...
Time: 90s, 80s
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
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