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Freeheld (2015)
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Freeheld (2015)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: USA, UK, France
Duration: 103 min.
Story: New Jersey car mechanic Stacie Andree and her police detective girlfriend Laurel Hester both battle to secure Hester's pension benefits after she was diagnosed with a terminal illness.
Style: uplifting, touching, sad, romantic
Plot: lesbian relationship, older woman younger woman relationship, lesbian, lgbt, lesbian sex, cancer, equality, strong female character, female detective, ends with historical notes, love, legal action, legacy, dog, gay, motorcycle, friendship, violence, blonde, death, volleyball, sex scene, politics, hospital, tough girl ...
Place: new jersey

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out touching, realistic, romantic and serious films with plots about lesbian, lesbian relationship, lgbt, lesbian kiss, lesbian sex, love and romance and lesbian romance mostly in Drama, Romance and Biography genres. Some movies like Freeheld: My Days of Mercy (2017), Girl/Girl Scene: The Movie (2019), Tell It to the Bees (2018), Feel Good (2020), Vita & Virginia (2018). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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: romantic, social realism, serious, sad, psychological
Plot: lgbt, lesbian relationship, lesbian, lesbian sex, sister sister relationship, opposites attract, death sentence, death penalty, protestor, brother sister relationship, death row, standoff ...
Place: usa
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100%
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.
Style: teen sex comedy, lgbt cinema, twist ending, erotic, captivating ...
Plot: lesbian relationship, lesbian love, lesbian, lesbian couple, lesbian romance, lgbt, lesbianism, lesbian sex, lesbian friend, female friendship, entertainment, lesbian seduction ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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: sad, psychological, touching, thought provoking, captivating ...
Plot: lesbian relationship, lgbt, lesbian, lesbian sex, lesbian romance, emotional abuse, intolerance, lesbian love, female doctor, love and romance, secrets, parent child relationship ...
Time: 50s, 1950s, year 1952
Place: scotland
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Feel Good (2020)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
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Story: Recovering addict and comedian Mae tries to control the addictive behaviors and intense romanticism that permeate every facet of her life. Life is further complicated by a new and all-consuming relationship with her new girlfriend George.
Style: romantic, witty, touching, thought provoking, semi serious ...
Plot: lesbian, lesbian romance, lgbt, lesbian relationship, lesbian love, tomboy, female comedian, addiction, lesbian lover, female protagonist, parents daughter relationship, mother daughter relationship ...
⇓ 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, first lesbian experience, lesbian couple, lesbian love, lgbt, lesbian, lesbian relationship, polyamory, female writer, female protagonist, anxiety, doomed love ...
Time: 1920s
Place: england
⇓ 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, romantic, captivating, psychological
Plot: lesbian relationship, lesbian sex, lesbian, lesbian love, lesbian couple, lesbianism, lesbian romance, lesbian lover, lgbt, lesbian interest, erotica, female orgasm ...
Place: toronto ontario canada, canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Benedetta (2021)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Romance
Country: France, Belgium, Netherlands
Duration: 131 min.
Story: The story of Sister Benedetta Carlini, a 15th century nun who was hailed as a visionary but later accused of fabricated miracles, homosexuality and other charges, and imprisoned for 35 years.
Style: sexy, psychological, tense, sentimental, lgbt cinema ...
Plot: lesbian romance, nun, lesbian, lesbianism, lgbt, convent, lesbian sex, lesbian relationship, romance, lesbian seduction, catholicism, couples ...
Time: 17th century, 15th century
Place: europe, italy, florence, florence italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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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, sincere, ambiguous ending, depressing
Audience: chick flick
Plot: lesbian, female nudity, lesbian love, lesbian sex, lgbt, forbidden love, lesbian relationship, lesbian romance, orthodox jew, childhood friends, cheating wife, scandal ...
Place: london
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Elisa & Marcela (2019)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: Spain
Duration: 118 min.
Story: In 1901, Marcela Gracia Ibeas took on the identity of Mario Sánchez to marry her lover of fifteen years, Elisa Sanchez Loriga.
Style: captivating, sincere, disturbing, psychological
Plot: lesbian relationship, lesbian sex, gay love, lesbianism, lesbian, lesbian couple, forbidden love, gay marriage, hopes, escapades, love, society ...
Time: 1900s, 20th century, 19th century, 90s, 1800s
Place: spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Secret Diaries of Miss Anne Lister (2010)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 92 min.
Story: In nineteenth century Yorkshire wealthy orphan Anne Lister lives with an aunt and uncle, anxious for her to marry well and blissfully unaware that she is a lesbian,recording her thoughts and exploits in a coded diary. When her lover Mariana Belcombe ...
Style: captivating, stylized, emotional, touching, serious ...
Plot: lesbian romance, lesbian relationship, lesbian, lesbianism, feminism, lesbian sex, forbidden love, lesbian couple, love and romance, orphan, marriage, betrayal ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, victorian, 1800s
Place: england, europe, yorkshire
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.5
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Ammonite (2020)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Romance
Country: UK, Australia, USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: 1840s England, an infamous fossil hunter and a young woman sent to convalesce by the sea develop an intense relationship, altering both of their lives forever.
Style: intellectual, contemplative, realistic, disturbing, psychological ...
Plot: lesbian romance, lesbian relationship, lesbianism, lesbian couple, lesbian, lesbian sex, lgbt, fossil, female protagonist, paleontologist, scientific discovery, female scientist ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, victorian era, 1840s
Place: london
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.7
 5K
Summertime (2015)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 105 min.
Story: In 1971, Carole and Delphine meet and fall in love in Paris. When Carole follows Delphine back to her family farm in Limousin, the two find lesbianism and feminism are not as easy in the countryside.
Style: pink cinema, erotic, sincere, sweet
Plot: lesbian, lgbt, lesbian relationship, lesbian sex, feminism, mother daughter relationship, farm, female nudity, love, fall in love, falling in love, countryside ...
Time: 70s, year 1971, year 1976
Place: paris france, france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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, gender, love and romance, forbidden love, society, life is a bitch, injustice, self discovery, rebellion, friendship ...
Time: 20th century, year 1952
Place: south africa, africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 5.5
 1K
AWOL (2016)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: A young woman in the Army must make tough decisions when her love for an older woman causes her to question just where she is going. Adapted from Deb Shoval's 2011 short film of the same name.
Style: lgbt cinema, queer cinema, sincere, sexy, sentimental ...
Plot: lgbt, lesbian couple, lesbian relationship, lesbian love, older woman younger woman relationship, lesbian, lesbian sex, extramarital affair, first love, u.s. military, fall in love, countryside ...
Place: canada, afghanistan, pennsylvania
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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: touching, semi serious, realistic, sincere, contemplative ...
Plot: lesbian romance, lesbian, lgbt, lesbian love, lesbian relationship, lesbian sex, gays and lesbians, coming out, lesbianism, love and romance, romance, self discovery ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: london, europe, middle east, jordan
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 7.2
 122K
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, sexy, enigmatic ...
Plot: lesbian, lgbt, lesbian romance, lesbian relationship, older woman younger woman relationship, lesbian love, forbidden love, impossible love, lesbian sex, age difference, gays and lesbians, lesbian kiss ...
Time: 50s, 1950s, 20th century, year 1953, year 1952
Place: new york, chicago illinois, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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, romantic, bleak ...
Plot: lesbian, lesbian romance, lesbian relationship, lesbian love, lesbian attraction, painter, lesbian couple, lesbianism, lesbian sex, forced marriage, island, female artist ...
Time: 18th century, 1700s
Place: brittany
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 6.8
 10K
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, realistic, touching, serious
Plot: lesbian romance, lesbian love, lesbian, lesbian relationship, lgbt, lesbian sex, coming out, female orgasm, love and romance, romance, sexual content, engagement ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, sweden, stockholm sweden, barcelona spain, barcelona ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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Eloise (2009)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Spain
Duration: 92 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, realistic, serious, sexy, romantic ...
Plot: lesbian, lesbian love, lgbt, lesbian relationship, lesbian romance, gays and lesbians, lesbian sex, lesbian couple, forbidden love, love affair, lifestyle, family relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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 romance, lesbian sex, lesbian relationship, lesbian interest, prostitute, lgbt, first lesbian experience, lesbian cunnilingus, lesbian couple, strong sexual content, self discovery ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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, sexy, sexual, experimental, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: lesbian romance, lesbian love, lgbt, lesbian, lesbian sex, lesbian relationship, gays and lesbians, gay slur, bisexual woman, sexual relations, romance, unfulfillment ...
Time: 90s
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 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: touching, sexy, serious, realistic, sexual
Plot: lesbian love, lesbian couple, lesbian, lesbian relationship, gays and lesbians, lgbt, lesbian sex, college, love and romance, strong female presence, love affair, parents and children ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, indiana
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
My Summer of Love (2004)
Genre: Drama, Romance
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: psychological, sincere, melancholic, emotional, sexy ...
Audience: teens
Plot: lesbian, lesbian relationship, lesbian love, lgbt, countryside, siblings relations, teenage life, fall in love, gays and lesbians, friendship, summer, tomboy ...
Time: contemporary
Place: yorkshire, england, northern england, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
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Happiest Season (2020)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A young woman's plans to propose to her girlfriend while at her family's annual holiday party are upended when she discovers her partner hasn't yet come out to her conservative parents.
Style: humorous, romantic, feel good, light
Plot: lesbian couple, lesbian, lesbian relationship, lgbt, family holiday, coming out, holiday, christmas, sister sister relationship, christmas season, happy ending, breakup ...
Place: pittsburgh
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
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, lesbian romance, older woman younger woman relationship, lgbt, forbidden love, teachers and students, lesbian sex, school, love affair, lesbianism, teacher student relationship, couples ...
Time: contemporary
Place: melbourne australia, australia, melbourne
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
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, disturbing, captivating, sexy ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: lesbian relationship, lgbt, lesbian, lesbianism, lesbian romance, gender, village life, forbidden love, lesbian sex, island, family relations, gays and lesbians ...
Time: 19th century, 1800s
Place: sicily, italy, mediterranean sea
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 6.5
 460
Daphne (2007)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Set during the years between the "Rebecca" trial and the writing of Du Maurier's short story "The Birds", including her relationship with her husband Frederick 'Boy' Browning, and her.
Plot: mistress, lgbt, lesbian relationship, husband wife relationship, older woman younger woman relationship, actress, lesbian romance, fur, frustration, inspiration, lesbianism, lesbian ...
Time: 1940s
Place: cornwall, venice
⇓ 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: contemplative, sexy, captivating, touching, sentimental ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: lesbian relationship, lesbian, lesbian couple, lgbt, feminism, marijuana, feminist, suburban life, strong female presence, bittersweet, gay slur, college life ...
Time: 70s, 60s, 1960s, 21st century, 20th century ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
Tempting Devils (2018)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A woman discovers curious erotic messages on a lost cell phone in the train. When she meets the owner of the phone, a liberated young woman, the two of them embark on an erotic journey.
Style: uplifting, sweet, romantic, touching
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: pornographic video, lesbian, erotica, lesbian sex, lesbian relationship, sex scene, female nudity, love affair, love and romance, fall in love, love, female orgasm ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 5.5
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Ride or Die (2021)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 142 min.
Story: Rei helps the woman she's been in love with for years escape her abusive husband. While on the run, their feelings for each other catch fire.
Style: captivating, suspense, tense, romantic
Plot: lesbian, lgbt, lesbian love, lesbianism, lesbian sex, lesbian relationship, lesbian romance, murder, girlfriend, domestic violence, class differences, infidelity ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%