The end of a decade is something to be marked. So we decided to pull together a top 10 list of lesbian films from the last decade… the thing is we really struggled. How can you pick just 10? Well we couldn’t!
We do appreciate a list like this as it helps us to remember all of the amazing films on offer, but we also realised just how many films we have!
Because we couldn’t decide on an order, we have listed them alphabetically!
All About E (2015)
Below Her Mouth (2016)
Billie and Emma (2018)
Boy Meets Girl (2014)
Boy Meets Girl is a funny, tender, sex positive romantic comedy that explores what it means to be a real man or woman, and how important it is to live a courageous life not letting fear stand in the way of going after your dreams.
Codependent Lesbian Space Alien Seeks Same (2011)
The adventures of lesbian space aliens on the planet Earth, and the story of the romance between Jane, a shy greeting card store employee, and Zoinx, the woman Jane does not realize is from outer-space. Meanwhile, two government agents, or ‘Men In Black, ‘ are closely tracking Jane and the aliens while harboring their own secrets.
Ek Ladki Ko Dekha Toh Aisa Laga (2019)
Some love stories are not simple, Sweety’s is one such story. She has to contend with her over-enthusiastic family that wants to get her married, a young writer who is completely smitten by her, a secret that she harbours close to her heart and ultimately the truth that her true love might not find acceptance in her family and society. Resolving these issues proves hilarious, touching and life changing.
Forever Not Maybe (2018)
Freelancers Anonymous (2018)
Billie #hatesherjob and quits mere months before getting married. She meets a ragtag group of women also looking for employment, and finds herself juggling her upcoming wedding with launching a new tech start-up.
Good Manners (2017)
Clara, a lonely nurse from the outskirts of São Paulo, is hired by mysterious and wealthy Ana as the nanny for her unborn child. The two women develop a strong bond, but a fateful night changes their plans.
Heterosexual Jill (2013)
A self-proclaimed “ex-lesbian,” Jill hunts down her ex-girlfriend Jamie to prove to herself that she is no longer attracted to her. “Heterosexual Jill” is a satire about sexuality where nothing is as it seems.
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Jamie and Jessie Are Not Together (2011)
Anne produces third-rate gay porn. After her editor and lover Lois leaves her, she tries to win her back by shooting her most ambitious film yet with her trusted, flamboyant sidekick Archibald. But one of her actors is brutally murdered and Anne gets caught up in a strange investigation that turns her life upside down.
Liz in September (2014)
This story follows Eva, a traveler who experiences some car trouble and ends up spending some time with a group of women in a hotel outside of town. These women gladly accept Eva into their home and help her to feel at home. Quickly Eva discovers the secret that unifies these seven interesting women she’s met. As relationships are being formed, an even deeper relationship forms between Eva and Liz. As they go on different adventures, Liz’s secret that she’s kept from everyone is revealed and it takes a toll on everyone involved. . It is worthy to note that there are not many male characters in this film, which leaves room for these women to show their own strengths, capabilities and who they truly are as vibrant women living their lives.
An urban love story set on the hard streets of the Bronx. A struggling female Pimp, named Wednesday, grows up learning the game from her dad. Once he’s gone she’s left to look out for her prostitute mother and girlfriend Nikki.
Princess Cyd (2017)
Eager to escape life with her depressive single father, 16-year-old athlete Cyd Loughlin visits her novelist aunt in Chicago over the summer. While there, she falls for a girl in the neighborhood, even as she and her aunt gently challenge each other in the realms of sex and spirit.
Professor Marsten and the Wonder Women (2017)
Room in Rome (2010)
Signature Move (2017)
Zaynab, a thirty-something Pakistani, Muslim, lesbian in Chicago takes care of her sweet and TV-obsessed mother. As Zaynab falls for Alma, a bold and very bright Mexican woman, she searches for her identity in life, love and wrestling.
Jordan (Lily Hall), a 20 year old athletic university student has added another extracurricular activity to her over-scheduled life–seducing her tutor, Angie (Christina Hallett), while doing research work for Angie’s partner Cameron (Andrew Curry), who is also Jordan’s professor. Her bi best friend teases her that she’s an over-achiever, but not even Jordan can keep all these balls in the air.
The Ground Beneath My Feet (2019)
Not yet 30, Lola controls her personal life with the same ruthless efficiency she uses to optimize profits in her job as a high-powered business consultant. No one knows about her older sister Conny or her family’s history of mental illness. But when a tragic event forces Conny back into Lola’s life and her secrets begin to unravel, Lola’s grip on reality seems to slips away.
The Perfection (2018)
An elegant and terrifying suspense ride filled with unexpected twists and turns. When troubled musical prodigy Charlotte (Allison Williams) seeks out Elizabeth (Logan Browning), the new star pupil of her former school, the encounter sends both musicians down a sinister path with shocking consequences.
Wild Nights With Emily (2018)
So that’s our list… do you have any to add? Why not tag us on social and let us know how many you have seen and if we’ve missed your favourite.