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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: touching, sexy, serious, captivating, realistic, sentimental, sincere, erotic, melancholic, romantic ...
Plot: lesbian, coming out, divorce, lgbt, romance, farm, country, love affair, gender, love and romance, fall in love, gays and lesbians, couples, gay, desert, casino, 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 sexy films with plots about love and romance, lesbian, gays and lesbians, gender, couples, 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), Better Than Chocolate (1999), Room in Rome (2010), 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: 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 ⇓
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, 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%
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 ⇓
100%
 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, serious, atmospheric, realistic ...
Plot: lesbian sex, lesbian, gays and lesbians, sexual relations, fall in love, love and romance, hotel, gender, couples, hotel room, intimacy, sex ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, renaissance
Place: italy, europe, rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 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%
 7.2
 96K
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, intense ...
Plot: lesbian, forbidden love, lgbt, lesbian relationship, impossible love, age difference, gays and lesbians, gender, department store, romance, divorce, women ...
Time: 50s, 1950s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 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 ⇓
100%
 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 ⇓
56%
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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, homosexuality, self discovery, lgbt, romance, culture clash, fall in love, strong sexual content, opposites attract, gender ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, idaho, usa, salt lake city utah, new jersey ...
⇓ 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: 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 ⇓
100%
 5.6
 2K
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: feel good, semi serious, clever, realistic, humorous ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: lesbian relationship, friendship, homosexuality, fall in love, romance, gays and lesbians, lgbt, unlikely couple, opposites attract, couple relations, looking for love, parents and children ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa
⇓ 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: 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 ⇓
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, 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%
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 ⇓
49%
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 ⇓
46%
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, talky, realistic, semi serious, touching ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: lesbian, friendship, bisexual, romance, fall in love, gays and lesbians, gay relationship, couple relations, looking for love, singleness, gender, friends ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, semi serious, sentimental ...
Plot: transvestism, homosexuality, gays and lesbians, gay, hate crime, female impersonator, dishonesty, romance, love and romance, youth, couples, family relations ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, usa, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, realistic, touching, serious, sexual ...
Audience: teens
Plot: lesbian, friendship, lesbian relationship, siblings relations, coming of age, summer, fall in love, teenage life, friends, romance, love and romance, gays and lesbians ...
Time: contemporary
Place: yorkshire, england, northern england, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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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 ⇓
43%
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, femme fatale, gays and lesbians, young lovers, couple relations, dangerous attraction, forbidden love, love affair, love triangle, sexual relations ...
Time: 80s
⇓ 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, 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 ⇓
43%
 6.9
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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 ⇓
41%
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 ⇓
40%
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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: 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 ⇓
39%
 6.9
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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, 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 ⇓
35%
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 ⇓
35%
 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 ⇓
35%
 7.4
 4K
Big Eden (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Big Eden is a tiny fictional town in northwestern Montana, as Preston Sturges or Frank Capra might have envisioned it. Timber and Cowboy country. This is the story of Henry Hart, a successful New York Artist, who returns to the town of his childhood ...
Style: feel good, semi serious, touching, humorous, realistic ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: coming out, gay, small town, friendship, gay relationship, native american, store, romance, gays and lesbians, lgbt, artists and showbiz, gender ...
Time: 90s
Place: montana, usa, new york, london, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 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 ⇓
34%
 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 ⇓
34%
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