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Desert Hearts (1985)
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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, sincere, sentimental, serious, captivating, realistic, erotic, melancholic, romantic ...
Plot: lesbian, coming out, divorce, lgbt, farm, romance, love and romance, fall in love, love affair, country, couples, gender, gays and lesbians, gay, casino, desert, female nudity, train, passionate kiss, large breasts, tomboy, rainstorm, bathtub, lesbian kiss, bare breasts ...
Time: 50s, 1950s
Place: nevada, usa, san francisco

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, sexual, touching and serious films with plots about love and romance, lesbian, gays and lesbians, couples, gender, romance and lesbian kiss mostly in Drama, Romance and Comedy genres. Some movies like Desert Hearts: When Night Is Falling (1995), Imagine Me & You (2005), Room in Rome (2010), Better Than Chocolate (1999), High Art (1998). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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 ⇓
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%
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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 ⇓
100%
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 ⇓
100%
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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%
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Carol (2015)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
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, enigmatic, gloomy ...
Plot: lesbian, forbidden love, lgbt, impossible love, lesbian relationship, gays and lesbians, age difference, gender, department store, romance, divorce, society ...
Time: 50s, 1950s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
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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, sexy, realistic, serious, sincere ...
Plot: lesbian, infidelity, coming out, lesbian relationship, forbidden love, friendship, self discovery, arranged marriage, homosexuality, couple relations, romance, family relations ...
Time: 90s
Place: india, new delhi, asia, taj mahal, canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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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 ⇓
49%
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Latter Days (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Aaron Davis (Steve Sandvoss) and Christian Markelli (Wes Ramsey) are the two most opposite people in the world. Aaron is a young Elder (or a Mormon missionary) who wants to do his family proud and is quite passionate about his religion and film. ...
Style: touching, sentimental, romantic, emotional, disturbing ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: coming out, gay, gays and lesbians, self discovery, homosexuality, romance, culture clash, lgbt, couples, fall in love, gender, opposites attract ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, idaho, usa, salt lake city utah, new jersey ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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: touching, captivating, realistic, sincere, serious ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: lesbian, feminism, marijuana, feminist, love and romance, romance, suburban life, couple relations, injustice, college life, golden years, gays and lesbians ...
Time: 1960s, 60s, 20th century, 21st century, 70s ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Go Fish (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Max is a trendy, pretty, young lesbian, who is having trouble finding love. A friend sets her up with Ely, whom Max likes, but Ely is frumpy, homely, and older. Nor do they have much in common. Can Max learn to look past the packaging?
Style: witty, clever, sexual, humorous, semi serious ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: friendship, lesbian relationship, homosexuality, family relations, gays and lesbians, singleness, parents and children, couple relations, friends, love and romance, twentysomething life, romance ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 ⇓
100%
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%
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 ⇓
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: 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 ⇓
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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 ...
Style: sincere, semi serious, humorous, touching, realistic
Plot: coming out, lesbian, gays and lesbians, lgbt, fall in love, true love, family tradition, self discovery, romance, love and romance, gender, closeted homosexual ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, middle east, london, jordan
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
My Summer of Love (2004)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 86 min.
Story: In the Yorkshire countryside, working-class tomboy Mona meets the exotic, pampered Tasmin. Over the summer season, the two young women discover they have much to teach one another, and much to explore together.
Style: sexy, sexual, psychological, realistic, touching ...
Audience: teens
Plot: lesbian, friendship, siblings relations, lesbian relationship, coming of age, summer, friends, love and romance, love affair, fall in love, teenage life, gays and lesbians ...
Time: contemporary
Place: yorkshire, england, northern england, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 ⇓
39%
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Torch Song Trilogy (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A very personal story that is both funny and poignant, TORCH SONG TRILOGY chronicles a New Yorker's search for love, respect and tradition in a world that seems not especially made for him.
Style: touching, talky, humorous, sentimental, semi serious ...
Plot: transvestism, homosexuality, gays and lesbians, gay, couples, dishonesty, gender bending, true love, youth, gender, couple relations, family relations ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, usa, san francisco
⇓ 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 ⇓
38%
Kissing Jessica Stein (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Jessica, a Jewish copy editor living and working in New York City, is plagued by failed blind dates with men, and decides to answer a newspaper's personal advertisement. The advertisement has been placed by 'lesbian-curious' Helen ...
Style: clever, touching, talky, realistic, feel good ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: friendship, lesbian, bisexual, romance, couples, fall in love, looking for love, lifestyle, gender, love and romance, friends, twentysomething life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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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 ⇓
37%
Two Moon Junction (1988)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A young Southern débutante temporarily abandons her posh lifestyle and upcoming, semi-arranged marriage to have a lustful and erotic fling with a rugged drifter who works at a local carnival.
Style: erotic, sexual, sexy, serious, realistic ...
Plot: small town, infidelity, romance, couples, small town life, dishonesty, love affair, dangerous attraction, power relations, love and romance, gays and lesbians, family relations ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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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 ⇓
33%
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 ⇓
31%
Anatomy of a Love Seen (2014)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: From Writer/Director Marina Rice Bader (Executive Producer Elena Undone, A Perfect Ending) comes this film within a film that explores love in all its painful and messy glory. Six months ago Zoe and Mal fell for each other while filming a love ...
Style: realistic, humorous, serious
Plot: lesbian, love and romance, rising to stardom, romance, couples, film making, breakup, lesbianism, lesbian sex, female nudity, lesbian kiss, lesbian romance
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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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, sexual, touching, realistic, sincere
Plot: coming out, sexual relations, friendship, lesbian relationship, gays and lesbians, love and romance, crumbling marriage, unfulfillment, family relations, parents and children, friends, couple relations ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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 ⇓
30%
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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 ⇓
30%
Once Is Not Enough (1975)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 121 min.
Story: An over-the-hill movie producer marries a wealthy, spiteful woman and closeted lesbian just to please his spoiled daughter who then, in an attempt to spite him, seduces both a wealthy playboy and a local screenwriter.
Style: realistic, serious, sexual, sexy, touching ...
Plot: lesbian, dishonesty, love affair, couples, love and romance, family relations, parents and children, singleness, sexual relations, gays and lesbians, romance, infidelity ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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