Movies like Benedetta

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

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out touching, realistic, serious and sincere films with plots about lesbian, lesbian kiss, lesbian romance, lgbt, lesbian sex, lesbian relationship and lesbianism mostly in Drama, Romance and Biography genres. Some movies like Benedetta: I Can't Think Straight (2008), Anatomy of a Love Seen (2014), Vita & Virginia (2018), The Sea Purple (2009), Below Her Mouth (2016). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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, coming out, gays and lesbians, lesbian sex, lesbian interest, self discovery, love and romance, romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: london, europe, middle east, jordan
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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: realistic, serious, touching, humorous, sincere
Plot: lesbian, lesbian romance, lesbianism, love and romance, couples, romance, rising to stardom, filmmaking, breakup, film within a film, love affair, female director ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ 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, lesbian love, lgbt, lesbian, lesbian relationship, first lesbian experience, polyamory, female writer, lesbian couple, doomed love, female protagonist, anxiety ...
Time: 1920s
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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: touching, serious, disturbing, captivating, sexy ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: lesbian relationship, lesbian, lgbt, lesbian romance, forbidden love, village life, island, family relations, lesbianism, gays and lesbians, gender, village ...
Time: 19th century, 1800s
Place: sicily, italy, mediterranean sea
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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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 relationship, lesbian sex, lesbian, lesbian love, lesbianism, lesbian romance, lesbian couple, lgbt, erotica, lesbian lover, female orgasm, sexual desire ...
Place: canada, toronto ontario canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
 6.6
 26K
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, depressing, ambiguous ending
Audience: chick flick
Plot: lesbian, female nudity, lesbian love, lgbt, lesbian sex, forbidden love, lesbian relationship, childhood friends, lesbian romance, orthodox jew, cheating wife, childhood friend ...
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, emotional, stylized, serious ...
Plot: lesbian relationship, lesbian, lesbian romance, lesbianism, feminism, forbidden love, love and romance, lesbian couple, marriage of convenience, orphan, marriage, betrayal ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, victorian era, 1800s
Place: england, europe, yorkshire
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Girl King (2015)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Romance
Country: Finland, Canada, Germany, Sweden
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, emotional, captivating, serious, baroque ...
Plot: lesbian interest, lesbian, royal family, queen, lesbian sex, lesbian romance, head of state, heir to the throne, love interest, forbidden love, love and romance, society ...
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, realistic, semi serious, erotic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: lesbian, lesbian romance, forbidden love, older woman younger woman relationship, lgbt, teachers and students, lesbian sex, love affair, school, lesbianism, college life, teenage love ...
Time: contemporary
Place: australia, melbourne australia, melbourne
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Eloïse's Lover (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, lesbian relationship, lgbt, gays and lesbians, lesbian romance, lesbian sex, forbidden love, love affair, lifestyle, family relations, love and romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
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.
Plot: lesbian relationship, lesbian love, lesbian, lesbian couple, lesbian romance, lgbt, lesbianism, lesbian sex, satire, lesbian friend, lesbian kiss, all female cast ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 6.8
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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 romance, lesbian love, lesbian, lgbt, lesbian relationship, romance, love and romance, engagement, coming out, girlfriend girlfriend relationship, disorder, couples ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, sweden, stockholm sweden, eastern europe, spain
⇓ 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: sincere, erotic, sweet, pink cinema
Plot: lesbian, lgbt, lesbian relationship, lesbian sex, feminism, farm, mother daughter relationship, female nudity, love, fall in love, falling in love, countryside ...
Time: year 1971, year 1976, 70s
Place: france, paris france, europe
⇓ 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, sad, serious, psychological, romantic
Plot: lgbt, lesbian relationship, lesbian, lesbian sex, opposites attract, sister sister relationship, death penalty, protestor, death sentence, brother sister relationship, death row, standoff ...
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.0
 41K
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, erotic, melancholic ...
Audience: girls' night, teens
Plot: lesbian, addiction, fashion, drug abuse, lesbian romance, model, strong sexual content, mental illness, heroin, aids, supermodel, lesbianism ...
Time: 80s, 70s, 20th century
Place: new york
⇓ 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: sentimental, semi serious, romantic, sexy, stylized ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: lesbian, lesbian romance, lesbian love, lesbian relationship, coming out, lgbt, gays and lesbians, love affair, love triangle, couple relations, lesbian couple, wedding ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: london, europe, tower bridge london
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.8
 956
Butterfly (2004)
Genre: Drama
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Flavia is a thirtysomething married teacher. She has suppressed the memory of her adolescent lesbian fling with Jin and is stuck in a stifling marriage. A chance encounter in a supermarket with the playful and seductive singer Yip reawakens dormant ...
Plot: lesbian romance, lesbian, seductress, unhappy wife, demonstration, lesbian sex, female director, female teacher, high school, flashback
Place: hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 6.5
 402
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, inspiration, publisher, frustration, unrequited love, fur, husband wife relationship, closeted lesbian, lesbianism, lesbian ...
Time: 1940s
Place: cornwall, venice
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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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, bleak, suspense ...
Plot: lesbian, lesbian romance, lesbian relationship, lesbian love, painter, lesbianism, lesbian couple, forced marriage, island, female protagonist, painting, love ...
Time: 18th century, 1700s
Place: brittany
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 5.8
 310
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, revenge, female nudity, lesbian, dancing, coming out, homosexuality, girlfriend girlfriend relationship, topless, lesbian kiss, betrayal ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Gentleman Jack (2019)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
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, suspense, captivating, psychological
Plot: lesbian, lgbt, strongman, love and romance, british history, social relations, society, discrimination, private vs public, heroes, rivalry, protest ...
Time: 19th century
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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, realistic, sentimental, sincere ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: lesbian, lgbt, romance, divorce, lesbian sex, fall in love, love affair, couples, gender, love and romance, coming out, farm ...
Time: 50s, 1950s
Place: nevada, usa, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 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: sexual, touching, captivating, realistic, serious ...
Plot: lesbian, lesbian couple, lesbianism, lgbt, coming out, gays and lesbians, family problems, lesbian mother, fall in love, crumbling marriage, infidelity, lifestyle ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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 6.1
 22K
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, erotic, sexy, atmospheric, stylized ...
Plot: lesbian sex, sexual relations, lesbian, gays and lesbians, lesbian romance, lesbianism, love and romance, lesbian love, lgbt, fall in love, couples, hotel ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, renaissance
Place: rome italy, italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 7.5
 4K
Feel Good (2020)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
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, thought provoking, semi serious, touching
Plot: lesbian romance, lgbt, lesbian relationship, lesbian, female comedian, addiction, female protagonist, parents daughter relationship, tomboy, comedy club, junkie, irreverence ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 6.9
 3K
Summerland (2020)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: UK
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A woman during the Second World War opens her heart to an evacuee after initially resolving to be rid of him.
Plot: lesbian romance, lesbian love, lesbianism, world war two, lesbian couple, lesbian relationship, love, writers, female director, evacuation, schoolboy, female writer ...
Time: 1940s, 1920s, 40s
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 6.9
 319
Sancharram (2004)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Kiran is mortified by her growing lesbian desire for the effervescent Delilah in an idyllic Indian village where arranged marriage is the only acceptable form of coupling.
Plot: lesbian relationship, lesbian romance, lgbt, lesbian interest, lesbian, lesbianism, father daughter relationship, grandmother granddaughter relationship, classroom, love, suicidal, best friend ...
Place: india
⇓ similarity ⇓
18%
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, lesbian lover, lgbt, lesbian couple, unhappy ending, extramarital affair, prostitution, lesbian sex, lesbian romance, prison, oral sex, slaughterhouse ...
Place: southern italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 6.6
 12K
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, sad, touching, romantic
Plot: lesbian relationship, older woman younger woman relationship, lesbian, lgbt, equality, cancer, lesbian sex, strong female character, female detective, ends with historical notes, legal action, legacy ...
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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: psychological, disturbing, sincere, captivating
Plot: lesbian relationship, gay love, lesbian sex, lesbian, lesbianism, lesbian couple, forbidden love, gay marriage, hopes, escapades, society, love ...
Time: 1900s, 19th century, 90s, 1800s
Place: spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%