Movies and series with lesbian charactersby malixreiko | created - 19 Apr 2015 | updated - 24 Apr 2017 | Public
Not in all following movies or series are the lesbian characters or their relationships in the main Focus. But 2/3 of the following titles are centered around a lesbian or queer character!
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1. Saving Face (2004)
R | 91 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
A Chinese-American lesbian and her traditionalist mother are reluctant to go public with secret loves that clash against cultural expectations.
Votes: 9,363 | Gross: $1.19M
3. Rome & Juliet (2006)
ROME AND JULIET follows the romantic journey and soul mating of two women caught in a web of forbidden love. Juliet (a conservative pre-school teacher) is a bride to be who befriends and ... See full summary »
4. The Chinese Botanist's Daughters (2006)
105 min | Drama, Romance
At the house of a famous Chinese botanist teacher his daughter and a female intern fall in love with each other - a forbidden love that must be kept secret.
5. Imagine Me & You (2005)
R | 90 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
A newlywed bride becomes infatuated with another woman, who questions her sexual orientation, promoting a stir among the bride's family and friends.
Votes: 28,333 | Gross: $0.67M
7. Yes or No (2010)
102 min | Comedy, Romance
Pie is a sweet girl who moves into a new college dorm room where she finds out that her new roommate Kim, is a tomboy who looks and dress like a boy. As their friendship develops, Pie and ... See full summary »
8. Pretty Little Liars (2010–2017)
TV-14 | 44 min | Drama, Mystery, Romance
Four friends band together against an anonymous foe who threatens to reveal their darkest secrets, while also investigating the disappearance of their best friend.
9. A New Flavor (2009)
9 min | Short, Comedy
After a series of failure in relationship, a young woman decides to give up on men and forget about love... until a best friend suggests a new quest to find love, only this time it'd be with women.
10. The L Word (I) (2004–2009)
TV-MA | 50 min | Drama, Romance
Follows the lives and loves of a small, close-knit group of gay women living in Los Angeles as well as the friends and family members that either support or loathe them.
11. Gray Matters (I) (2006)
PG-13 | 96 min | Comedy, Romance
They finish each other's sentences, dance like Fred and Ginger, and share the same downtown loft--the perfect couple? Not exactly. Gray and Sam, are a sister and brother so compatible and inseparable that people actually assume they are dating. Mortified, they both agree they must branch out and start searching for love. He'll look for a guy for her and she'll look for a gal for him.
Votes: 6,647 | Gross: $0.06M
14. When Night Is Falling (1995)
R | 94 min | Drama, Romance
An uptight and conservative woman, working on tenure as a literacy professor at a large urban university, finds herself strangely attracted to a free-spirited, liberal woman who works at a local carnival that comes to town.
Votes: 6,321 | Gross: $1.19M
15. Show Me Love (1998)
Not Rated | 89 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
Two teenage girls in small-town Sweden. Elin is beautiful, popular, and bored with life. Agnes is friendless, sad, and secretly in love with Elin.
Votes: 48,332 | Gross: $0.17M
16. But I'm a Cheerleader (1999)
R | 85 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
A naive teenager is sent to rehab camp when her straitlaced parents and friends suspect her of being a lesbian.
Votes: 24,155 | Gross: $2.21M
17. Carmilla (2014–2016)
4 min | Short, Comedy, Fantasy
Small town girl Laura Hollis has just finally moved out to go to Silas University. When her missing roommate is replaced without explanation, Laura vows to find out what is happening on ... See full summary »
18. Out with Dad (2010– )
A teenage girl and her single father. Rose is coming of age, and coming out of the closet. Dad wants to make sure Rose's coming out is as easy and painless as possible. Sometimes he tries a little too hard.
19. Helena's Shadow (2014– )
Comedy, Drama, Romance
An impulsive, warm-blooded young man leaves the girl he loves with the man he hates most. Two decades later, he returns and develops a romance with their young daughter.
24. Quiet (I) (2012)
Not Rated | 32 min | Short, Drama
Ali must lie and say she is her wife's sister so she can be with her in the hospital. Through Ali's memories, we see the women's relationship develop as Ali faces the truth in the present.
25. Easy Abby (2012– )
30 min | Comedy, Romance
EASY ABBY is a web series about the anxieties, assumptions and passive aggressions of romance as seen through the eyes of Abby, a chronic seducer with an anxiety disorder who's just trying ... See full summary »
26. Faking It (2014–2016)
TV-14 | 21 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
After numerous attempts of trying to be popular two best friends decide to come out as lesbians, which launches them to instant celebrity status. Seduced by their newfound fame, Karma and Amy decide to keep up their romantic ruse.
27. Water Lilies (2007)
85 min | Drama, Romance
After meeting at a local pool over their summer break, a love triangle forms between three adolescent girls, which proves difficult to sustain as they each desire the love of another.
Votes: 8,296 | Gross: $0.08M
28. Better Than Chocolate (1999)
R | 101 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
Maggie, 19, works at a lesbian/LGBT bookstore. Her mom's getting divorced and has invited herself to stay with Maggie. Maggie hasn't told her, she's lesbian. Her new girlfriend moves in as well.
Votes: 7,571 | Gross: $2.01M
29. Ashley (I) (2013)
TV-14 | 93 min | Drama
A teenage girl, distraught from her vain attempt to connect with her estranged mother, resorts to cutting herself. When she develops an online relationship with an older woman, she learns ... See full summary »
30. Unveiled (2005)
97 min | Drama
The educated Fariba Tabrizi flies from Teheran to Germany expecting to have asylum, since she is persecuted in Iran due to her lesbian relationship with her beloved Shirin. However, her ... See full summary »
Votes: 989 | Gross: $0.00M
31. Blue Is the Warmest Color (2013)
NC-17 | 180 min | Drama, Romance
Adèle's life is changed when she meets Emma, a young woman with blue hair, who will allow her to discover desire and to assert herself as a woman and as an adult. In front of others, Adèle grows, seeks herself, loses herself, and ultimately finds herself through love and loss.
Votes: 129,297 | Gross: $2.20M
32. D.E.B.S. (2004)
PG-13 | 91 min | Action, Comedy, Romance
Plaid-skirted schoolgirls are groomed by a secret government agency to become the newest members of the elite national-defense group, D.E.B.S.
Votes: 14,171 | Gross: $0.10M
33. Loving Annabelle (2006)
Not Rated | 77 min | Drama, Romance
The intelligent Annabelle starts in an elite Catholic girls' boarding high school after being expelled from the previous 2 schools. She's open about being lesbian. She's attracted to her teacher, Simone.
Votes: 11,353 | Gross: $1.10M
34. Out at the Wedding (2007)
Not Rated | 96 min | Comedy, Romance
Ever have an identity crisis? Tell a little white lie here and there, just to make everyone happy? Well, Alex Houston has got you beat, hands down. After telling her fiancé, Dana, that her ... See full summary »
35. Verbotene Liebe (1995– )
25 min | Drama, Romance
Television series circling around young people, friends and families in Cologne and Düsseldorf, Germany. The series' trademark is that it tells both about life in rich (such as Dukes and ... See full summary »
36. Heartbeat (2010– )
25 min | Romance
Follow the lives of a group of students and teachers of an imaginary High School. It shows the rivalries between the volleyball club and the dance and sing group. Its deals with important ... See full summary »
37. The Gymnast (2006)
Not Rated | 96 min | Drama, Romance, Sport
Jane left gymnastics when an injury killed Olympics hope. Now 43, she gets a chance to perform a demanding "dance" in the air with Serena. The intimate act makes her forget her dead marriage.
38. Bloomington (2010)
Not Rated | 83 min | Drama
"Bloomington" is a coming-of-age drama about a former child actress attending college in search of independence and who ends up becoming romantically involved with a female professor.
40. It's in the Water (1997)
Not Rated | 100 min | Comedy, Romance
Residents of the fictional town of Azalea Springs, Texas go into a panic after a gay local says the town's water supply is what made him gay.
41. Tierra de lobos (2010–2014)
75 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
Tierra de Lobos is a western set in 19th century Spain. Translated as Land of Wolves, it's actually named after Anotonio Lobo, the wealthy landowner who controls and owns most of the land. ... See full summary »
42. Orange Is the New Black (2013–2019)
TV-MA | 59 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama
Convicted of a decade old crime of transporting drug money to an ex-girlfriend, normally law-abiding Piper Chapman is sentenced to a year and a half behind bars to face the reality of how life-changing prison can really be.
44. Anyone But Me (2008– )
When 16 year old Vivian McMillan has to move from New York City to the suburbs, her relationships, past and present, are tested. And her identity goes through seismic changes. The daughter ... See full summary »
46. Glee (2009–2015)
TV-PG | 44 min | Comedy, Drama, Music