Movies like Benedetta

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Benedetta (2021)
Benedetta (2021)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Romance
Country: France
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.
Plot: nun, lgbt, lesbian romance, lesbian, lesbianism, catholic, convent, crucifix, catholicism, lesbian kiss, gay interest
Time: 15th century, 17th century

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, touching and captivating films with plots about lesbian, lesbian kiss, lesbian romance, lgbt, lesbian sex, lesbianism and lesbian relationship mostly in Drama, Romance and Biography genres. Some movies like Benedetta: Below Her Mouth (2016), I Can't Think Straight (2008), Vita & Virginia (2018), Anatomy of a Love Seen (2014), The Sea Purple (2009). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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 relationship, lesbian, lesbian love, lesbianism, lesbian couple, lgbt, erotica, lesbian romance, sexual desire, female orgasm, lesbian lover ...
Place: toronto ontario canada, canada
⇓ 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, touching, realistic, contemplative, sincere ...
Plot: lesbian romance, lgbt, lesbian, lesbian love, lesbian relationship, gays and lesbians, coming out, lesbian interest, romance, love and romance, gender, fall in love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: london, europe, jordan, middle east
⇓ 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, captivating, psychological, based on true events
Plot: lesbian romance, lesbian, lesbian love, polyamory, lgbt, lesbian relationship, female writer, lesbian couple, doomed love, anxiety, female protagonist, self discovery ...
Time: 1920s
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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: humorous, realistic, serious
Plot: lesbian, lesbian romance, love and romance, lesbianism, rising to stardom, romance, couples, female director, female nudity, filmmaking, film within a film, breakup ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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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, disturbing, captivating, sexy ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: lesbian relationship, lesbian, lesbian romance, lgbt, forbidden love, island, family relations, gays and lesbians, village life, gender, village, coming out ...
Time: 19th century, 1800s
Place: italy, sicily, mediterranean sea
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.6
 23K
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, depressing, sincere, ambiguous ending
Audience: chick flick
Plot: female nudity, lesbian, lesbian love, lgbt, lesbian relationship, lesbian sex, forbidden love, childhood friends, cheating wife, childhood friend, infidelity, husband wife relationship ...
Place: london
⇓ 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: touching, captivating, stylized, emotional, serious ...
Plot: lesbian relationship, lesbian, lesbian romance, feminism, lesbianism, forbidden love, love and romance, betrayal, marriage of convenience, marriage, orphan, diary ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, 1800s
Place: england, europe, yorkshire
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Girl King (2015)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Romance
Country: Finland, Germany, Canada, Sweden, France
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A portrait of the brilliant, extravagant Kristina of Sweden, queen from age six, who fights the conservative forces that are against her ideas to modernize Sweden and who have no tolerance for her awakening sexuality.
Style: realistic, captivating, emotional, serious, baroque ...
Plot: lesbian interest, lesbian, royal family, queen, head of state, heir to the throne, love interest, forbidden love, royal court, society, love and romance, state affairs ...
Time: 17th century, 1600s
Place: sweden, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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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, semi serious, realistic, erotic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: lesbian, forbidden love, teachers and students, lgbt, lesbian romance, school, love affair, older woman younger woman relationship, teacher, couples, teenage love, college life ...
Time: contemporary
Place: australia, melbourne australia, melbourne
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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: serious, sincere, sexy, realistic, sexual
Plot: lesbian, gays and lesbians, lesbian love, lgbt, lesbian couple, hospital, coma, lesbian relationship, lesbian sex, lesbian romance, family relations, couples ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: spain, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.7
 4K
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, farm, mother daughter relationship, female nudity, feminism, love, fall in love, falling in love, countryside, lesbian sex ...
Time: 70s, year 1971, year 1976
Place: europe, france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 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: touching, sincere, realistic, serious
Plot: lesbian love, lesbian romance, lgbt, lesbian, lesbian relationship, love and romance, romance, engagement, disorder, couples, couple relations, fall in love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, sweden, spain, stockholm sweden
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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: social realism, serious, sad, psychological, romantic
Plot: lgbt, lesbian relationship, lesbian, death penalty, protestor, sister sister relationship, brother sister relationship, death row, standoff, opposites attract, lesbian interest, jail ...
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.0
 40K
Gia (1998)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Gia Carangi travels to New York City with dreams of becoming a fashion model. Within minutes of arriving, she meets Wilhelmina Cooper, a wise and high-powered agent who takes Gia under her wing. With Cooper's help and her own natural instincts, ...
Style: psychological, rough, sexual, melancholic, factual ...
Audience: girls' night, teens
Plot: lesbian, addiction, drug abuse, fashion, strong sexual content, model, mental illness, lesbian romance, aids, heroin, supermodel, nightlife ...
Time: 70s, 80s, 20th century
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.4
 390
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, lesbian relationship, lgbt, publisher, inspiration, actress, frustration, fur, husband wife relationship, unrequited love, older woman younger woman relationship, writers ...
Time: 1940s
Place: venice, cornwall
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Love Me Anyway (2018)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 77 min.
Story: Love Me Anyway is a sun soaked drama about a filmmaker falling for a dreamy surfer, a man trying to save his marriage and a young wife exploring the greener grass of an extramarital affair with another woman.
Plot: lgbt, lesbian kiss, brother brother relationship, gay romance, homosexual, lesbian romance, filmmaker, beach, surfer, gay interest
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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.
Plot: lesbian love, lesbian relationship, lesbian, lesbian couple, lesbian romance, lgbt, lesbianism, satire, all female cast, lesbian sex, lesbian kiss, woman in underwear ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Against the Law (2017)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 84 min.
Story: The film tells the story of Peter Wildeblood, a thoughtful and private gay journalist whose affair with a handsome serviceman he met in Piccadilly – during the time homosexuality was a crime – turned Queen's evidence against him in one of ...
Plot: male homosexuality, lgbt, gay sex, prison, gay slur, legal, male nudity, trial, gay interest, gay, homosexuality
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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The Runner Stumbles (1979)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Dick Van Dyke stars as a priest accused of murdering a nun. Directed by Stanley Kramer, this 1979 drama also features Kathleen Quinlan, Maureen Stapleton, Ray Bolger, Beau Bridges and Tammy Grimes.
Plot: catholic priest, nun, priest, convent, catholic church, catholic
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Devils of Monza (1987)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Italy
Duration: 98 min.
Story: The young noble Don Monza is caught and thrown out by the nun Virginia de Leva when she catches him flirting with one of her nun sisters across the stone wall between their gardens. He hears the rumor that she'd have an affair with her trustee ...
Plot: nun, evil, affair, forbidden love, evil nun, nudity (full frontal - brief), convent, murder, sex, revenge, betrayal
Time: 1500s
Place: europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 5.8
 294
Twice a Woman (1979)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Laura falls in love with Sylvia and they start an affair, until Sylvia runs off with Laura's ex-husband, Alfred.
Plot: lesbianism, bisexual woman, dancing, divorce, ex husband, female full frontal nudity, lesbian romance, female nudity, girlfriend girlfriend relationship, lesbian relationship, coming out, topless ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
The True Story of the Nun of Monza (1980)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Sister Virginia de Leyva becomes the new Mother Superior at the convent of Monza. Said convent turns out to be a veritable hotbed of sinful carnality and depravity. Debauched priest Don Arrigone and lecherous womanizer Giampaolo Osio plot to seduce ...
Style: sexploitation film, erotic
Plot: nun, womanizer, sexploitation, female nudity, priest, female full frontal nudity, male nudity, mother superior, lesbianism, erotica, bare breasts, convent ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 6.3
 628
Black Field (2009)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Greece
Duration: 104 min.
Story: 1654, Ottoman Empire, Greece. A Turkish Warrior arrives heavily wounded at a remote Christian female monastery and is nursed by Anthi, a young nun under the oath of silence. They fall in love against all odds. But Anthi is tormented by a dark ...
Plot: nudity (full frontal - brief), male nudity, female nudity, nun, sex, gay, gay interest
Time: 17th century
Place: ottoman empire
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Immacolata and Concetta: The Other Jealousy (1980)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Italy
Duration: 94 min.
Story: This is an uneven presentation of the tragedies plaguing the lives of two women from the lower economic strata in Naples. Immacolata is married, is bisexual, and runs a butcher shop that is not bringing in much money. Concetta is a lesbian, doing ...
Plot: lesbian relationship, lgbt, slaughterhouse, unhappy ending, lesbian lover, illness, prostitution, oral sex, lesbian couple, lesbian love, lesbianism, death ...
Place: southern italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
When Kiran Met Karen (2008)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, India
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A famous Bollywood actress, Kiran, meets a lesbian journalist, Karen - 3 days before the release of her international film - 'A Himalayan Love Story'.
Plot: secret relationship, media, cocaine, bollywood, actress, glory, fame, sex, lesbian sex, lesbianism, lesbian romance, journalist ...
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 5.5
 171
Cat Skin (2017)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A shy and troubled photography student's life is illuminated when her voyeuristic nature behind the camera lens leads her to a beautiful and confident girl.
Style: lgbt cinema
Plot: lesbian romance, lesbian interest, lgbt, lesbian relationship, lesbian couple, lesbianism, lesbian, listening to music, lesbian kiss, female female kiss, headphones, camera ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
16%
A Time for Miracles (1980)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Elizabeth Bayley Seton, America's first native-born saint and founder of the Sisters of Charity, is the subject of this inspiring biopic. After the tragic death of her husband, Seton converts to Catholicism. Once again, she suffers terrible ...
Plot: historical event, bishop, catholicism, church, widow, prejudice, nun, priest, faith, miraculous event, last rites, convent ...
Time: 18th century
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Gentleman Jack (2019)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Halifax, West Yorkshire, England, 1832. Anne Lister attempts to revitalize her inherited home, Shibden Hall. Most notably for the time period, a part of her plan is to help the fate of her own family - by taking a wife.
Style: thought provoking, captivating, suspense, psychological
Plot: lesbian, lgbt, strongman, social relations, society, heroes, love and romance, private vs public, discrimination, rivalry, protest, double standard ...
Time: 19th century
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 6.5
 1K
Snapshots (2018)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Rose spends her days fishing near the beautiful lake house she’s called home for 50 years. She’s not getting any younger and her daughter Patti worries about Rose being all alone, but the stubborn matriarch will not sell. There are memories here ...
Plot: lesbian romance, lesbian sex, mother daughter relationship, lake, lgbt, lake house, secret, lesbian kiss, fishing, flashback sequence
Time: 1960s, 60s
Place: missouri
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 6.1
 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: touching, sexual, captivating, realistic, serious ...
Plot: lesbian, lgbt, lesbian couple, lesbianism, gays and lesbians, family problems, fall in love, coming out, crumbling marriage, infidelity, lifestyle, love affair ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%