When we hear ‘love’, we believe it’s between a male and a female. But, the world has changed and we can now find campy and passionate romance in between two females; lesbians is what we call them. That’s what we want to see on Netflix to begin a chill-session- don’t you think so?
Lesbian movies suck. Not really. Lesbian movies have rose above the pinnacle of suckdom today and have always been a hot topic for avid movie fans.
In between the list of multitude of movies, lesbian movies are some of the most watched on Netflix and the streaming platform is never short of making such movies available for its subscribers. If you fancy cougars and like to get your kink on, there are over 60 lesbian movies on Netflix, that you can watch instantly.
Here we put our thoughts on the 10 best lesbian movies on Netflix. Let’s roll in…
9. A Marine Story (DVD only)
Initial release: November 5, 2010 (USA)
Director: Ned Farr
IMDb: 6.1/10 | Rotten Tomatoes Score: 60%
A revered Marine officer Alexandra find it easy to kick any guy’s ass in a bar fight, but has a weakness: military policy. When she returns home from war and is recruited quickly, she finds her with a tempestuous teenage girl at a boot camp.
When her mysterious personal life is explored, the future of both becomes a threaten.
8. Loving Annabelle
Initial release: March 8, 2006
Director: Katherine Brooks
IMDb: 6.7/10 | Rotten Tomatoes Score: 78%
Annabelle (Erin Kelly) gets suspended from two schools for her ill-manners and is sent to a Roman Catholic School by her disapproving mother. Her salacious interpretation of the curriculum comes to be a shocker for both teacher (Simone Bradley) and students.
Simone gets drawn to Annabelle and defends her from the headmistress. The two get close and Simone realizes her sexual feelings for Annabelle.
7. My Summer of Love (DVD Only)
Initial release: October 22, 2004 (London)
Director: Paweł Pawlikowski
IMDb: 6.8/10 | Rotten Tomatoes: 90%
Tamsin (Emily Blunt) gets drawn quickly to Mona (Nathalie Press) and despite belonging to different worlds, they find a common ground to settle their dysfunctional family lives.
Their magical relationship soon gets laced when they enter dangerous waters, after discovering they’ve much to teach and explore each other.
6. Desert Hearts (DVD Only)
Initial release: March 7, 1986 (USA)
Director: Donna Deitch
IMBd: 7/10 | Rotten Tomatoes Score: 80%
An unsatisfied college professor, Vivian Bell comes to Nevada to get a divorce. After getting unsatisfied with her marries, she get intimidated by young casino waitress Cay Rivers, who’s a lesbian. Her friendship quickly gets into a lesbian relationship with the ranch owner’s daughter.
Desert Hearts revolves around this story together with Vivian’s insecurities towards Cay, which is played out against the backdrop of rocky landscape and western songs of the 50s.
5. Heavenly Creatures (DVD Only)
Initial release: October 14, 1994 (New Zealand)
Director: Peter Jackson
IMDb: 7.5/10 | Rotten Tomatoes Score: 94%
Juliet (Kate Winslet), a rich and precocious teenager from England moves to New Zealand with her family and develops intimacy with Pauline (Melanie Lynskey). The couple shares love and with suspicions from their family, they run away to America, shedding lights off from those who were hatching their relationship.
This real life story depicts the lives of two girls with fantasy, and their parents feel their relationship to be unhealthy. The girls are tried to be separated, but they take their revenge against those who had dark plans to keep them away.
Initial release: September 8, 2012 (USA)
Director: Thom Fitzgerald
IMDb: 7.3/10 | Rotten Tomatoes Score: 100%
Cloudburst revolves around the life of a lesbian couple who make an escape from the nursing home and head up to Canada to get hitched. This hilarious foul-mouthed movie is sure to make you laugh so hard that you’ll cry.
Making a bold decision, they leave their hometown for Canada, where same-sex marriage is legal. This is their only way to live together for the rest of their lives.
3. Chasing Amy (DVD Only)
Initial release: April 4, 1997 (USA)
Director: Kevin Smith
IMDb: 7.4/10 | Rotten Tomatoes Score: 88%
Two comic book authors, Holden and Banky are best friends. Their life goes swiftly until another comic book artist Alyssa gets in the scene. Holden develops a strong attraction for Alyssa, and Banky fears of losing her friendship, eventually leading to a romantic jealousy.
Chasing Amy revolves around the fluidity of sexuality, and boundaries of friendship and love.
2. Edie & Thea: A Very Long Engagement (DVD Only)
Initial release: June 21, 2009
Directors: Susan Muska, Gréta Ólafsdottir
IMDb: 7.7/10 | Rotten Tomatoes Score: 100%
Lesbian couple Edie and Thea finally decide to get married after 24 years of feisty and delightful relationship. The story revolves around the commitment of the two, who rise through the tireless battles, in both personal and political grounds.
The warm and moving portrait of the documentary takes us into the story of this two couple, who fight against all odds and move to Canada to get married.
1. Blue Is The Warmest Color
Initial release: October 9, 2013 (Quebec City)
Director: Abdellatif Kechiche
IMDd: 7.9/10 | Rotten Tomatoes Score: 91%
15-year old Adele seems to be interested in boys, determined to fall in love until she meets a blue-haired girl on the streets. Emma, who piques Adele’s interest gets close to her and helps her to discover her desires and passion for asserting as an adult, and woman.
Adele finally finds a deep emotional and sexual connection with Emma and loses herself through love. This is one of my personal best movie on Netflix.
Netflix movies move in an out and we hope dearly that these movies are available in your Netflix right now. Not to worry if there’s not. Netflix provides a variety of over 60 different lesbian movies you can choose or binge-watch right now.
So, which one’s is your best lesbian movie in the list? Have you watched all of those here?