Movies and TV shows like The L Word

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The L Word (2004)
 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, sincere, touching, humorous
Audience: girls' night
Plot: lesbian, coming out, lesbian relationship, gays and lesbians, seduction, infidelity, love triangle, tennis, cafe, strong sexual content, couple relations, lgbt, female friendship, friendship, romance, lesbian couple, lesbian mother, life turned upside down, looking for love, lesbian cunnilingus, gender, friends, love and romance, couples, singleness ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: los angeles, california, usa

Most similar movies to The L Word

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, sexual, touching and serious films and TV series with plots about gender, lesbian, love and romance, gays and lesbians, couples, coming out and lesbianism mostly in Drama, Romance and Comedy genres. Some movies like The L Word: Lip Service (2010), Queer as Folk (2000), I Can't Think Straight (2008), Below Her Mouth (2016), Elena Undone (2010). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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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
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100%
 8.3
 17K
Queer as Folk (2000)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 47 min.
Story: Brash humor and genuine emotion make up this original series revolving around the lives, loves, ambitions, careers and friendships of a group of gay men and women living on Liberty Avenue in contemporary Pittsburgh, PA. The show offers an ...
Style: sexual, serious, thought provoking, emotional, touching ...
Plot: gays and lesbians, coming out, discrimination, lesbian, homosexual, age difference, thirtysomething life, gender, friendship, nightclub, aids, accountant ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: pittsburgh, pennsylvania, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, sincere, 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 ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, middle east, london, jordan
⇓ 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, lgbt, lesbian relationship, love affair, homosexuality, sexual desire, lesbianism, infidelity, gay culture, female protagonist, love ...
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
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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 ⇓
100%
 6.9
 8K
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%
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 ⇓
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 ⇓
100%
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Orange Is the New Black (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 59 min.
Story: A crime she committed in her youthful past sends Piper Chapman to a women's prison, where she trades her comfortable New York life for one of unexpected camaraderie and conflict in an eccentric group of fellow inmates.
Style: clever, realistic, humorous, cynical, melancholic ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: lesbian, prison life, prison, life turned upside down, lesbian relationship, gender, drugs/alcohol, fish out of water, women in prison, abuse, confined, perversion ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new york state, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
93%
Blue Is the Warmest Color (2013)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, Belgium, Spain
Duration: 180 min.
Story: Adèle's life is changed when she meets Emma, a young woman with blue hair, who will allow her to discover desire, to assert herself as a woman and as an adult. In front of others, Adele grows, seeks herself, loses herself, finds herself.
Style: sexual, atmospheric, realistic, touching, sexy ...
Plot: lesbian, lgbt, coming of age, love affair, strong sexual content, gays and lesbians, lovers, teenage love, lesbian relationship, crumbling relationship, french, adolescence ...
Time: 21st century, 2010s, contemporary
Place: france, kindergarten, europe, california
⇓ 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: 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 ⇓
31%
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: serious, touching, stylized, realistic, sexy ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: lesbian, fall in love, sexual relations, love and romance, performer's life, cross dressing, gays and lesbians, lesbian interest, couple relations, love affair, gender, self discovery ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, victorian england, 1890s, victorian era
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Armistead Maupin's Tales of the City (1993)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 360 min.
Story: The stories of several colorful characters living in San Francisco. Based on the book by Armistead Maupin (A Man I Dreamt Up).
Style: sexual, semi serious, talky, realistic, humorous ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: infidelity, coming out, gender, marijuana, homosexual, city life, romance, couple relations, urban, looking for love, love and romance, couples ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: san francisco, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 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 ⇓
28%
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 ⇓
27%
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 ⇓
26%
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 ⇓
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: 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%
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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 ⇓
24%
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 ⇓
24%
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 ⇓
24%
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 ⇓
23%
 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 ⇓
23%
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 6.7
 996
Noah's Arc (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Story: Noah's Arc is an American cable television dramedy. The series, which predominantly features gay black and Latino characters, focused on many socially relevant issues, including same sex dating, same-sex marriage, same-sex parenthood, HIV and ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, sexual, realistic
Plot: gay, friendship, coming out, dating, african american, boyfriend, best friends, gays and lesbians, gay relationship, gay culture, lgbt, male friendship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
If These Walls Could Talk 2 (2000)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: The stories of three lesbian couples -- who live in the same house at different periods of time -- who are at a crossroads in their lives. In 1961, Edith loses her lover, Abby, to a stroke. Linda and Amy struggle with feminist issues in 1972. And, ...
Style: serious, sentimental, realistic, sincere, touching ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: feminism, lesbian, feminist, marijuana, gays and lesbians, suburbs, romance, lesbian relationship, lgbt, sex, multiple storylines, sexuality ...
Time: 1960s, 20th century, 21st century, 60s, 70s ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 7.3
 5K
Fire (1996)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Canada, India
Duration: 104 min.
Story: In a barren, arranged marriage to an amateur swami who seeks enlightenment through celibacy, Radha's life takes an irresistible turn when her beautiful young sister-in-law seeks to free herself from the confines of her own loveless marriage.
Style: touching, serious, sexy, realistic, sincere ...
Plot: lesbian, infidelity, coming out, lesbian relationship, friendship, arranged marriage, self discovery, forbidden love, homosexuality, lgbt, wife husband relationship, hinduism ...
Time: 90s
Place: india, asia, new delhi, taj mahal, canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 6.9
 1K
Lianna (1983)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A happily married woman comes to realize herself of being a repressed lesbian after she has an affair with a female college professor, and then tries to come to terms with her newfound lifestyle.
Style: serious, sincere, touching, realistic, sexual
Plot: coming out, sexual relations, friendship, lesbian relationship, gays and lesbians, college, homosexuality, love affair, lesbian couple, gender, love and romance, unfulfillment ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
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 ⇓
21%
Further Tales of the City (2001)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 180 min.
Story: This sequel to More Tales of the City finds Mary Ann (Laura Linney) struggling to advance in her new career on television, while Michael (Paul Hopkins) is playing the field after his break-up with Jon (Billy Campbell). After her divorce, Prue (Mary ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, sexual, realistic, witty ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: aids, gay, lesbian, anti conformity, opposites attract, couple relations, romance, lgbt, looking for love, midlife crisis, love and romance, couples ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: san francisco, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
Armistead Maupin's More Tales of the City (1998)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, Canada, USA
Duration: 330 min.
Story: In this sequel to the controversial PBS mini-series, Mona Ramsey is on a cross-country trip that takes her to a brothel which may hold a secret about her past. Michael "Mouse" Tolliver and Mary Ann Singleton go on a cruise where they meet ...
Style: sincere, serious, emotional, realistic, sexual
Plot: city life, self discovery, romance, looking for love, singleness, urban, wooing, love and romance, gays and lesbians, couple relations, thirtysomething life, gender ...
Time: 70s
Place: california, usa, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%