Movies like I Can't Think Straight

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I Can't Think Straight (2008)
 6.5
 8K
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: touching, semi serious, sincere, realistic, contemplative, humorous
Plot: lesbian romance, lgbt, lesbian, lesbian love, lesbian relationship, gays and lesbians, coming out, lesbian interest, lesbian sex, romance, love and romance, self discovery, gender, fall in love, passion, true love, father daughter relationship, mother daughter relationship, family tradition, female director, closeted homosexual, dancing, gay, bitch, sister sister relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: london, middle east, europe, jordan

Most similar movies to I Can't Think Straight

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, sexual, sexy and touching films with plots about lesbian, lesbian kiss, lgbt, lesbian relationship, love and romance, lesbian sex and gays and lesbians mostly in Drama, Romance and Comedy genres. Some movies like I Can't Think Straight: Kiss Me (2011), Imagine Me & You (2005), The World Unseen (2007), Carol (2015), 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: touching, sincere, realistic, serious
Plot: lesbian love, lesbian romance, lesbian, lgbt, lesbian relationship, romance, love and romance, engagement, couple relations, disorder, couples, fall in love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, sweden, stockholm sweden, eastern europe, spain
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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: sentimental, semi serious, romantic, sexy, stylized ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: lesbian, lesbian romance, lesbian love, lgbt, lesbian relationship, gays and lesbians, coming out, love affair, power of love, love triangle, couple relations, wedding ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: london, europe, tower bridge london
⇓ 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: touching, serious, realistic, bleak
Plot: lesbian, lesbian relationship, lgbt, forbidden love, love and romance, gender, self discovery, injustice, life is a bitch, society, rebellion, friendship ...
Time: 20th century, year 1952
Place: south africa, africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.2
 112K
Carol (2015)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA, Australia
Duration: 118 min.
Story: In 1950s New York, a department-store clerk who dreams of a better life falls for an older, married woman.
Style: emotional, serious, realistic, gloomy, sexy ...
Plot: lesbian, lgbt, lesbian romance, lesbian love, lesbian relationship, forbidden love, age difference, impossible love, gays and lesbians, women, divorce, lesbian kiss ...
Time: 50s, 1950s, 20th century, year 1952, year 1953
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
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Loving Annabelle (2006)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 77 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, emotional, realistic, semi serious, erotic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: lesbian, forbidden love, teachers and students, lgbt, older woman younger woman relationship, lesbian romance, love affair, school, teacher, college life, boarding school life, teenage love ...
Time: contemporary
Place: australia, melbourne australia, melbourne
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.6
 24K
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: realistic, talky, sincere, semi serious, contemplative ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: lesbian, lesbian relationship, gays and lesbians, lgbt, lesbian couple, lesbian mother, older woman younger man relationship, lesbianism, infidelity, love triangle, love and romance, female friendship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.9
 5K
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, sexy, realistic, serious, touching
Plot: lesbian love, lesbian, lesbian couple, gays and lesbians, lesbian relationship, lgbt, college, lesbian sex, child star, college life, social relations, couples ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: indiana, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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: sexy, sexual, realistic, serious, experimental ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: lesbian love, lesbian romance, lesbian, lgbt, lesbian sex, gays and lesbians, lesbian relationship, gay slur, sexual relations, romance, gender, dishonesty ...
Time: 90s
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
85%
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Girl/Girl Scene: The Movie (2019)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: The lives and loves of a close-knit group of young gay ladies as they make their way in a not-so-modern world.
Plot: lesbian relationship, lesbian love, lesbian, lesbian couple, lesbian romance, lgbt, lesbianism, satire, all female cast, lesbian kiss, lesbian sex, woman in underwear ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.6
 24K
Disobedience (2017)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Ireland, UK, USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: A woman learns about the death of her father. She returns to her Orthodox Jewish home and falls in love with her best childhood friend who is now married to her cousin.
Style: melancholic, ambiguous ending, sincere, depressing
Audience: chick flick
Plot: female nudity, lesbian, lesbian love, lesbian sex, lgbt, lesbian relationship, forbidden love, childhood friends, orthodox jew, cheating wife, childhood friend, infidelity ...
Place: london
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Vita & Virginia (2018)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: Ireland, UK
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Socialite Vita Sackville-West and literary icon Virginia Woolf run in different circles in 1920s London. Despite the odds, the magnetic Vita and the beguiling Virginia forge an unconventional affair, set against the backdrop of their own strikingly ...
Style: sentimental, factual, psychological, captivating, based on true events
Plot: lesbian romance, lesbian, lesbian love, polyamory, lesbian relationship, lgbt, female writer, lesbian couple, female protagonist, doomed love, anxiety, feminism ...
Time: 1920s
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.1
 5K
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, captivating, realistic, serious ...
Plot: lesbian, lesbianism, lgbt, lesbian couple, gays and lesbians, family problems, fall in love, coming out, crumbling marriage, infidelity, lesbian mother, lifestyle ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.6
 10K
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: sexy, sincere, emotional, sexual, depressing ...
Plot: lesbian, lgbt, photographer, addiction, lesbian couple, human nature, love affair, drugs/alcohol, couples, photograph, heroin, magazine ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, contemplative, sexy, talky, serious ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: lesbian, gays and lesbians, lesbian relationship, fall in love, love triangle, love affair, infidelity, strong female presence, love and romance, odd couple, writer's life, friendship ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.5
 49K
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, sexual, humorous, sentimental, sexy ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: lesbian, teenage love, first love, lesbian relationship, gays and lesbians, small town, self discovery, couple relations, fall in love, lgbt teen, love and romance, sexuality ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: sweden, europe, scandinavia, eastern europe, stockholm sweden
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.4
 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: realistic, sincere, sexy, semi serious, sexual ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: lesbian, lesbian relationship, lesbian couple, lgbt, lovers, love triangle, love and romance, sexual identity, ex couple relations, gays and lesbians, lifestyle, coming out ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: scotland, europe, saudi arabia, glasgow scotland
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.1
 22K
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: erotic, sexual, atmospheric, sexy, serious ...
Plot: lesbian sex, sexual relations, lesbian, gays and lesbians, lesbianism, love and romance, lesbian romance, fall in love, couples, lesbian love, hotel, lgbt ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, renaissance
Place: rome italy, italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, sexy ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: lesbian relationship, lesbian, lgbt, lesbian romance, forbidden love, island, family relations, gays and lesbians, gender, village life, village, coming out ...
Time: 19th century, 1800s
Place: sicily, italy, mediterranean sea
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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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, realistic, sentimental, sincere ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: lesbian, lgbt, divorce, romance, lesbian sex, fall in love, love affair, couples, love and romance, gender, farm, self discovery ...
Time: 50s, 1950s
Place: nevada, usa, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Below Her Mouth (2016)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Canada
Duration: 94 min.
Story: An unexpected affair quickly escalates into a heart-stopping reality for two women whose passionate connection changes their lives forever.
Style: erotic
Plot: lesbian sex, lesbian relationship, lesbian, lesbian love, lesbianism, lesbian couple, lgbt, lesbian romance, female orgasm, lesbian lover, erotica, sexual desire ...
Place: canada, toronto ontario canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
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: sexy, touching, sincere, realistic, serious ...
Plot: lesbian, lesbian interest, lgbt, lesbian relationship, lesbian romance, strong sexual content, lesbian couple, lesbian sex, self discovery, prostitute, first lesbian experience, coming out ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.4
 10K
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: touching, inter cultural, romantic, humorous, feel good ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night
Plot: lesbian, lesbian romance, lesbian relationship, lgbt, coming out, generation gap, romance, parents and children, fish out of water, single parent, loneliness, lesbian love ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, hong kong, manhattan new york city, shanghai ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.9
 8K
Fingersmith (2005)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 181 min.
Story: The lives of two young women collide in Victorian England when a trio of 'fingersmiths' (pick-pockets) concoct an elaborate scam to defraud a young heiress of her inheritance. The story alternates between the twisting back alleyways of ...
Style: serious, realistic, captivating, disturbing
Plot: lesbian, lesbian love, lesbian relationship, lgbt, marriage of convenience, fall in love, cons and scams, thief, betrayal, deception, class distinction, psychiatric ward ...
Time: 19th century, victorian england, victorian, victorian era
Place: london, england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
Looking for Cheyenne (2005)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Cheyenne, a journalist, decides to leave Paris after being laid off and to settle down in the middle of nowhere, far from the society she hates.The trouble is that she leaves Sonia, her true love, behind. The latter, a teacher who loves her job, ...
Style: sentimental, touching, serious, sexy, gloomy ...
Plot: lesbian, lesbian relationship, lesbian romance, true love, gays and lesbians, countryside, lifestyle, breakup, couples, romance, ghost, politics ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: paris france, europe, france, brazil, bolivia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Tipping the Velvet (2002)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 177 min.
Story: Set in the 1890s, Tipping the Velvet tells the lesbian love affair between male impersonator music hall star Kitty Butler and Nan Astley.
Style: touching, stylized, realistic, serious, sexy ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: lesbian, lesbian love, lesbian romance, sexual relations, lesbian interest, cross dressing, performer's life, gays and lesbians, lesbian relationship, fall in love, love and romance, coming of age ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, victorian england, 1890s, victorian era
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Portrait of a Lady on Fire (2019)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 122 min.
Story: On an isolated island in Brittany at the end of the 18th century, an artist is commissioned to paint a young woman's wedding portrait.
Style: scenic, touching, disturbing, bleak, suspense
Plot: lesbian relationship, lesbian romance, lesbian, lesbian love, painter, lesbian couple, forced marriage, island, female protagonist, painting, love, portrait ...
Time: 18th century, 1700s
Place: brittany
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Jenny's Wedding (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Jenny Farrell is getting married. But how will her straight-laced family react when they find out that the woman they thought was their daughter’s roommate is actually her fiancée? As the old-fashioned Farrells attempt to come to terms with the ...
Plot: lesbian romance, lesbian, lesbian love, coming out, marital argument, family argument, lesbian couple, lesbian interest, female director, cigarette smoking, little girl, money ...
Place: cleveland ohio
⇓ 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: sincere, serious, realistic, sexy, romantic ...
Plot: lesbian, lesbian love, gays and lesbians, lgbt, lesbian relationship, forbidden love, love affair, lifestyle, family relations, couples, fall in love, love and romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: spain, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Tell It to the Bees (2018)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, Sweden
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Dr. Jean Markham returns to the town she left as a teenager to take over her late father's medical practice. When a school-yard scuffle lands Charlie in her surgery, she invites him to visit the hives in her garden and tell his secrets to the ...
Style: psychological, sad, romantic, thought provoking, touching
Plot: lgbt, lesbian relationship, lesbian sex, emotional abuse, intolerance, society, love and romance, secrets, parent child relationship, working class, beekeeper, failed marriage ...
Time: 1950s, 50s, year 1952
Place: scotland
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
My Days of Mercy (2017)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: The daughter of a man on death row falls in love with a woman on the opposing side of her family's political cause.
Style: social realism, serious, sad, psychological, romantic
Plot: lgbt, lesbian relationship, lesbian sex, lesbian, opposites attract, sister sister relationship, protestor, death penalty, brother sister relationship, death row, standoff, showdown ...
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%