Best movies about same-sex relationships

You can find countless stories about the parent’s love for a child, a man for a woman, with a variety of subjects, in any pleasant form - from stories to radio plays. However, only recently has a representation of people experiencing feelings for people of their gender appeared in the cinema sphere. This collection contains the best films, series about the same-sex love of women and men.

My Own Private Idaho (1991)


Genre: drama

Rating: KinoPoisk - 7.15; IMDb -7,1

Two male prostitutes. One is drug addict and poor. The second is a guy from a wealthy family who is trying in his lifestyle to rebel against his father, the mayor of the city. Together they embark on a journey that brings them to Italy, Portland and Idaho. Perhaps one of the oldest movies about same-sex love.

Gus Van Saint faced a problem: no one wanted to help him financially in order to make a similar film. The director sent the script to Keanu Reeves and River Phoenix, who played the main roles. "My Personal Idaho" is an independent film.

Guys Don't Cry (Boys Don't Cry, 1999)


Genre: crime, romance, biography

Rating: KinoPoisk - 7, 45; IMDb: 7.6

A new city begins a new life. Brandon Tina behaves like a typical teenager - she connects with a local company, brawls with them and feels the taste of real American freedom on the tip of her tongue. However, this does not make him an insensitive bully, and his natural sensitivity remains with him. However, no one knows that Brandon has a secret that he cannot tell anyone, otherwise his life will not only change, but will be in danger.

Hilary Suank won an Oscar in 2000 for Best Actress in a Supporting Role.

They won’t catch you (Lost and Delirious, 2001)


Genre: drama, melodrama

Rating: KinoPoisk - 7.4; IMDb - 7

Continuing the list of films about same-sex relationships is again the story of teenagers. Closed college and sixteen-year-old students in it - what could be the best ground for a sense of first love? Unfortunately, it is not always possible to love the one who is worth it. Especially if this someone is a roommate.

The exact translation of the name of the film is Lost and Furious.

My summer of love (2004)


Genre: romance, thriller

Rating: KinoPoisk - 6.2; IMDb - 6.8

It’s always difficult to survive the breakup when your support goes under your feet and something disappears that you could grab onto. It was during this period of her life that the main character, a girl named Mona, met Tasmin. A summer awaits them, filled with passion and love.

The film was based on the eponymous novel by Helen Cross.

I can't think straight (I can't think straight, 2008)


Genre: melodrama, drama

Rating: KinoPoisk - 7.1; IMDb: 6.6

The film is about the wrong feelings flared up. Tala is a Palestinian woman who is about to marry a man whom she believes she loves. Before the wedding, she meets a young Englishwoman, Leila. She will have to figure out her feelings and overcome all obstacles: religion, family and the upcoming wedding.

Actresses who played the main characters, Lisa Ray andital Sheth, have already played a lesbian couple in the movie The Invisible World (2007).

Room in Rome (Habitación en Roma, 2009)


Genre: melodrama, drama

Rating: Cinema Search: 6.4; IMDb: 6.2

The last night in the eternal city of Rome can be spent in different ways. Natasha, who is about to get married, on her last evening meets a young Spanish woman, Alba, with whom she agrees to share the night in her hotel room. A passionate movie filled with frank scenes in which the girls reveal to each other not only bodies, but also their souls.

The trailer sounds the song of Yulia Chicherina "Tulula".

Kiss me (Kyss mig, 2011)


Genre: melodrama, drama

Rating: KinoPoisk - 7; IMDb: 6.9

Tim and Mia are a happy couple who are ready to bond their relationship. An obligatory point of any wedding is a close acquaintance with the family. Mia meets Tim's half-sister, a girl named Frida, and for a short rest in the country, she realizes that she has met a person for whom she is ready to change.

The film depicts the real events of the scriptwriter, producer and actress of the picture itself, Josephine Tengblad.

Empty words (Lip Service, 2010-2012)


Genre: drama

Rating: KinoPoisk - 7.6; IMDb: 7.5

We carry some connections in ourselves all our lives, and when we again encounter the former object of adoration, we do not know what to do with the newly surging feelings. This is what the main characters of the series, Frankie and Kat, will face. They have to find out who they are to each other and what they want to do next.

The series takes place in Glasgow (Scotland). Initially, the creators thought about London, but since the paths of the characters must constantly intersect, they settled on Glasgow.

Free Fall (Freier Fall, 2013)


Genre: melodrama, drama

Rating: KinoPoisk - 7.6; IMDb: 7.6

In advanced training, police Mark meets Kai. Kai is openly gay, while Mark is in a relationship with the girl with whom they are expecting a baby. However, over time, Mark realizes that he is drawn to Kai. The situation is aggravated by the homophobic statements of his colleagues and the misunderstanding of the girl.

German newspapers compare the film with the sensational "Brokeback Mountain", but, according to them, "Free Fall" is intended for a wider audience.

Orange is the hit of the season (Orange is the new black, 2013)


Genre: crime, drama, comedy

Rating: KinoPoisk - 7, 8; IMDb - 8.1

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Piper enjoys her usual life, getting ready for marriage, when the past makes itself felt again: in her youth, she had an affair with a girl involved in drug trafficking. Now she has to spend 15 months in a prison cell and even forget her own name, because behind bars everyone turns to each other by their last names.

The series was based on the autobiographical novel Piper Kerman, who really served a term in a federal penitentiary institution.

Adele's Life (La vie d'Adèle, 2013)


Genre: melodrama, drama

Rating: KinoPoisk - 7; IMDb - 7.8

17-year-old Adele lives the same way as everyone: falls in love with guys, graduates from school. Exactly until he met the charming artist Emma, ​​whom she fell in love with. The story tells about the attempt of the first serious relationship, about the mistakes that are being made, and most importantly - about love. "Adele's Life" is a very interesting film that everyone should watch.

At the Cannes Film Festival, the film received two golden branches.

Carol (Carol, 2014)


Genre: melodrama, drama

Rating: KinoPoisk - 6.7; IMDb: 7.2

New York, the middle of the last century. A young girl, Theresa, accidentally meets a married but dazzling woman named Carol. It is impossible to deny their attraction, but their life is not so simple - the Carol family stands between them and the age difference.

Initially, this story was the novel "The Price of Salt" by Patricia Highsmith.

All that I have (Freeheld, 2015)


Genre: biography, melodrama

Rating: KinoPoisk - 6.6; IMDb: 6.5

Laurel Hester is a fearless policeman who has been fighting lawlessness all her life. Upon learning of her illness, she enters another battle: to fight the system in order to be able to leave the inheritance of her lover.

The premiere of the film took place a few months after the adoption of the law, which officially allows same-sex people to marry.

Handmaid (Agasshi, 2016)


Genre: historical detective, drama

Rating: KinoPoisk - 7.5; IMDb: 8.1

The action takes place in Korea in the 30s. Suk-hee gets a handmaid to the rich girl Hideko. Suk-hi's original plan was to get into Hideko's trust and help the swindler. But something is going wrong ...

One and a half thousand candidates were auditioned for the main role.

Moonlight (Moonlight, 2016)


Genre: drama

Rating: KinoPoisk - 6.1; IMDb: 7.4

Chiron is an African American living in Miami. He had to catch the heyday of the drug trade, and this could not but affect his life. The picture is divided into three parts: childhood, youth and maturity, in each of which Chiron tries to survive his crises. The problems in oneself, the search for oneself, the acceptance of one's non-traditional orientation - all this has to be rethought by the main character.

Filming in total took a little less than 30 days.

Intervention (The Intervention, 2016)


Genre: comedy, drama

Rating: KinoPoisk - 6; IMDb - 6.1

Four couples come together to spend the weekend, but actually announce that the marriage of some of them breaks up. In the course of conversations, other heroes have to look at their own problems in relations.

The film is Clay DuVall's directorial debut.

Call me by your name (Call Me By Your Name, 2017)


Genre: drama, melodrama

Rating: KinoPoisk - 7.5; IMDb - 7.9

Eighties in an Italian province. Elio spends time in his parents ’villa, but his life changes dramatically when his assistant from America, an attractive man named Oliver, comes to his father professor. But they both understand all the difficulties of their relationship - the age difference and the early departure of Oliver do not make the situation easier.

For his role, Timotha Chalama had to learn to play the piano and speak Italian. 

Disobedience (Disobedience, 2017)


Genre: drama

Rating: KinoPoisk - 6.4; IMDb - 6.6

Ronit, after many years of absence, comes home again for his father’s funeral. The Jewish community in which she lived meets her inconsistently - including because of her feelings for her childhood friend, Estee, whom Ronit is trying to forget.

The film was based on the novel by Naomi Alderman.

With love, Simon (Love, Simon, 2018)


Genre: comedy, drama

Rating: KinoPoisk - 7.3; IMDb - 7.6

Simon is an ordinary schoolboy, he has friends and hobbies. The only thing he is not yet ready to talk about is his homosexuality. Simon makes a correspondence friend with whom he shares the most revealing, and gets into a mess when his correspondence is not read by someone who should. Unlike many films about same-sex relationships, rather light and light picture.

Some scenes from the film were shot when the actors were unaware that the shooting was continuing.

Erased Personality (Boy Erased. 2018)


Genre: biography

Rating: KinoPoisk - 6.5; IMDb - 7

Not everyone is ready to go against a system that has been built for decades. The main character, the son of the pastor, learns about his homosexuality as a teenager, but for the sake of his parents agrees to undergo correctional therapy.

This story can also be read in the book by Garrard Conley.

Revenge of Lizzie Borden (Lizzie, 2018)


Genre: thriller, detective, biography

Rating: KinoPoisk - 5.4; IMDb - 5.8

The film takes place in the eighties of the century before last. Bridget Sullivan takes a job as a servant at the Borden Home. During her work, she draws closer to the family's daughter, Lizzy. But what if one murder occurred on one summer night and the young lady became the main suspect?

The movie is based on real events.

The Miseducation of Cameron Post (2018)


Genre: drama

Rating: at KinoPoisk - 6.3; IMDb - 6.6

Cameron is in high school and has a mutual sense of love for her girlfriend. But it is worth the one who does not need to see them together, and Cameron is sent to the camp to correct homosexuals, where she will watch how people violently deny their nature and attraction.

The script was based on the novel by Emily Danfort.

Below Her Mouth 2016


Genre: drama, melodrama

Rating: Kinopoisk - 6.2; IMDb - 5.5

Jasmine in her life is happy with everything - she works as an editor in a rather prestigious fashion magazine, a wedding with her loving guy is about to take place, she herself is pleased with her appearance. In her life, everything changes when a girl named Dallas gets a job at the editorial office. Passion flares up between them, and over time, this relationship can no longer be called a "one-time affair."

It is interesting to know that only women worked on the film.

Pain and Glory (Dolor y gloria, 2019)


Genre: drama

Rating: KinoPoisk - 7.8; IMDb - 7.8

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The film tells about the lived life of an older director. The whole film, he recalls everything that for many years was really important for him. Including about his relations with a childhood friend who brought him happiness and deep emotional pain.

The film received the Golden Palm Branch for Best Actor.

Bohemian Rhapsody (Bohemian Rhapsody, 2019)


Genre: biography, music

Rating: KinoPoisk - 7.9; IMDb - 8

Perhaps there are no people who have never heard of Freddie Mercury and Queen. The film tells about the life of Farrukh Bulsar - about how an inconspicuous Briton of Parsian origin becomes a world legend of rock music. About how in the world of show business not to lose oneself, about bisexuality and mistakes that you make when the light from the spotlights shines too bright to see your own path.

The title of the film is a reference to one of Queen's most famous songs.

Rocketman (Rocketman, 2019)


Genre: musical, biography

Rating: KinoPoisk - 7.3; IMDb - 7.7

Another film about the musician, this time, about the cult figure of pop music Elton John. Despite many fantastic episodes, the picture is largely based on the facts of his biography, including his relationship with men and his addiction to drugs, same-sex relationships.

In the Russian box office, intimate scenes and scenes where the main character uses drugs were removed from the film.

The Secret Diaries of Miss Anne Lister 2019

Genre: melodrama

Rating: KinoPoisk - 7.0; IMDb - 7.0

Anna Lister is a real historical figure, a wealthy English landowner from Yorkshire, a memoirist, climber and traveler. She kept a personal diary, which she wrote in a secret code, and she described her romantic relationships with women and activities to improve the Shibden Hall estate. The film tells the love story of Miss Lister and Mariana Belcombe, as well as the fateful meeting with Ann Walker.

In 2019, the BBC and HBO filmed a multi-part drama based on Miss Lister's diaries titled “Gentleman Jack” starring Surana Jones.

As a rule, in all films with gays, lesbians and bisexuals, the same problem is raised - the rejection of society and the feeling of "abnormality". Let this list of the best films and series about the same-sex love of women and men help to understand that the most beautiful thing that one person can experience for another is love, regardless of gender.

Write in the comments your favorite movies or series that we could forget about.

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