Movies like I Can't Think Straight

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I Can't Think Straight (2008)
 6.6
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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: semi serious, sincere, realistic, touching, humorous
Plot: coming out, lesbian, gays and lesbians, fall in love, lgbt, romance, lesbian interest, self discovery, true love, gender, love and romance, family tradition, lesbianism, dancing, gay, sister sister relationship, muslim, tennis, maid, female writer, museum, insurance agent, gay club, park, closeted homosexual ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, middle east, london, 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 gender, gays and lesbians, love and romance, lesbian, couples, coming out and romance mostly in Drama, Romance and Comedy genres. Some movies like I Can't Think Straight: Kiss Me (2011), The L Word (2004), The World Unseen (2007), 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, realistic, touching
Plot: coming out, lesbian, engagement, gays and lesbians, parent child relationship, folk, gender, romance, love and romance, couple relations, lgbt, parents and children ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, sweden, stockholm sweden, spain
⇓ 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: sexual, semi serious, realistic, sentimental, talky ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: lesbian, coming out, lesbian relationship, gays and lesbians, seduction, infidelity, love triangle, tennis, cafe, strong sexual content, couple relations, female friendship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ 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, touching, realistic, bleak
Plot: forbidden love, lesbian relationship, lesbian, injustice, racial segregation, homosexuality, gender, love and romance, society, gays and lesbians, rebelliousness, self discovery ...
Time: 20th century
Place: south africa, africa
⇓ 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: sexual, semi serious, realistic, sincere, talky ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: lesbian, coming out, lesbian relationship, gays and lesbians, photographer, twentysomething life, lgbt, bar, gender, urban, love and romance, couples ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: scotland, europe, saudi arabia, 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, erotic, realistic, emotional ...
Audience: teens
Plot: coming out, lesbian, forbidden love, teachers and students, lgbt, love affair, school, boarding school life, college life, couples, gays and lesbians, friends ...
Time: contemporary
Place: australia, melbourne
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
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, romantic, sexy, stylized, humorous ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: lesbian, coming out, love affair, gays and lesbians, fall in love, infidelity, love triangle, fish out of water, power of love, couple relations, disorder, friendship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: london, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 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, realistic, gloomy, sincere ...
Plot: lesbian, couples, photographer, magazine, addiction, love, romance, fall in love, drugs/alcohol, drug abuse, gays and lesbians, exploitation ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 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, sincere, realistic, humorous, sexual ...
Plot: coming out, sex, gay sex, couple relations, sexual relations, lesbian relationship, sexuality, love and romance, romance, swinger, lesbian cunnilingus, couples ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 6.2
 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: sexual, touching, serious, realistic, captivating
Plot: coming out, lesbian, fall in love, gays and lesbians, infidelity, unfulfillment, family problems, romance, best friends, couple relations, crumbling marriage, friendship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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: serious, talky, realistic, sexual, sexy
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: coming out, gays and lesbians, lesbian, lesbian relationship, fall in love, homosexuality, romance, writer's life, opposites attract, couple relations, friendship, infidelity ...
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, teenage love, coming out, small town, fall in love, love and romance, gays and lesbians, self discovery, first love, couple relations, forbidden love, lesbian relationship ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: sweden, europe, scandinavia, stockholm sweden
⇓ 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, serious, realistic, touching ...
Plot: coming out, lesbian, lesbian interest, homosexuality, self discovery, lesbian relationship, gays and lesbians, lgbt, love affair, strong sexual content, sexual relations, gender ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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: touching, sexy, serious, captivating, realistic ...
Plot: lesbian, coming out, divorce, lgbt, romance, farm, country, love affair, gender, love and romance, fall in love, gays and lesbians ...
Time: 50s, 1950s
Place: nevada, usa, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 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: touching, realistic, witty, semi serious, feel good ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: coming out, lesbian, lesbian relationship, hospital, lgbt, pregnancy, romance, generation gap, birthday, fall in love, gays and lesbians, single parent ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, hong kong, shanghai, manhattan new york city ...
⇓ 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: sexual, erotic, serious, realistic, sincere ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: romance, lesbian, college, gays and lesbians, couple relations, professor, lgbt, infidelity, love affair, bisexual woman, love triangle, sexual relations ...
Time: 90s
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 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: serious, emotional, sincere, realistic, touching ...
Plot: coming out, gays and lesbians, coming of age, high school, teenage life, gender, youth, dedicated educator, teachers and students, teenage love, power relations, lesbian ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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: serious, sincere, realistic, sexual
Plot: lesbian, gays and lesbians, hospital, coma, love affair, lgbt, gender, love and romance, couples, fall in love, youth, lifestyle ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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, lgbt, lesbian sex, fall in love, couple relations, love affair, parents and children, opposites attract ...
Time: 90s
Place: canada, vancouver
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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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, semi serious, sincere, gloomy ...
Audience: teens
Plot: coming out, gay, homosexuality, sexuality, gays and lesbians, coming of age, teenage love, friendship, single mother, single parent, child abuse, sexual attraction ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: england, london, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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, serious, gloomy, realistic, sincere ...
Plot: lesbian, coming of age, boarding school, friendship, secret, roommate, party, passion, lesbian relationship, teenage love, love, boarding school life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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: semi serious, feel good, clever, realistic, humorous ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: coming out, lesbian, cheerleader, cheerleading, friendship, gays and lesbians, gay, camp, homosexuality, friends, closeted homosexual, gay teenager ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 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: emotional, serious, sexual, realistic, touching
Plot: gender, identity, lesbian, gays and lesbians, music band, lgbt, illness, romance, feminism, love affair, coming out, artists and showbiz ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, germany, taiwan
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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: sentimental, serious, touching, sincere, disturbing ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: coming out, school, lesbian, high school, parents and children, friendship, high school life, fall in love, best friends, lesbian couple, teenage love, gays and lesbians ...
Time: 90s, year 1989, year 1993
Place: kindergarten
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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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: serious, touching, captivating, disturbing, sexual ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: coming out, lesbian, lesbian relationship, forbidden love, island, village, gays and lesbians, best friends, village life, gender, romance, social relations ...
Time: 19th century, 1800s
Place: italy, sicily, mediterranean sea
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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: humorous, semi serious, touching, realistic, feel good ...
Plot: high school, love triangle, lesbian, coming of age, friendship, romance, fall in love, lgbt, unrequited love, first love, best friends, gays and lesbians ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: taiwan
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 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, semi serious, clever, realistic, feel good ...
Audience: girls' night, teens, teen drama
Plot: lesbian, coming out, sex, gays and lesbians, looking for sex, bondage, divorce, coming of age, best friends, teenage crush, lgbt, femme fatale ...
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, serious, emotional, realistic, gloomy ...
Plot: coming out, gays and lesbians, romance, gay, homecoming, estate, family, in the closet, gender, fall in love, parents and children, lesbian mother ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, tunisia, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
South of Nowhere (2005)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Story: South of Nowhere is an American teen drama television series created by Thomas W. Lynch. Aimed primarily at teenagers, it first aired on November 4, 2005 and was one of six original series on The N. The second half of the third and final season ...
Style: serious, humorous, realistic, captivating, sincere
Audience: teens, teen drama
Plot: coming out, lesbian, gays and lesbians, high school, lesbian relationship, teenage life, reconciliation, sexuality, homosexual, teenage love, love triangle, urban ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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: semi serious, humorous, realistic, sentimental, sincere ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, teens
Plot: coming out, lesbian relationship, high school, teenage love, young lovers, romance, lesbian, teenage life, gays and lesbians, lesbian interest, lgbt, self discovery ...
Time: 90s, 80s
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
Just a Question of Love (2000)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 88 min.
Story: After his gay cousin dies from hepatitis, young Laurent, who lives with his best friend Carole, falls in love with Cedric, a plant scientist. He's afraid to inform his conservative parents that he is gay.
Style: realistic, emotional, serious, touching, disturbing ...
Audience: teens
Plot: coming out, gays and lesbians, homosexuality, gay, couples, love and romance, fall in love, kiss, lifestyle, secret love, partnership, teenage crush ...
Time: 90s
Place: france, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%