Autostraddle's RE-REVISED 120 Best Lesbian Movies

Update 2020: I will no longer be updating this list, as the Autostraddle's Drew Gregory has created a more comprehensive Top 200 here:

letterboxd.com/drewgregory/list/autostraddles-top-200-lesbian-bisexual-and/

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Original article here. All credit goes to the Autostraddle team, whose comments are in the notes.

*** Updated as of July 20-gayteen. The title says 120, but there's no #78 on their current list ***

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23 Lesbian and Bisexual Romantic Drama Films, Ranked
20 Lesbian and Bisexual Comedy Movies, Ranked
12 Thrillers and Action Films With Lesbian and Bisexual Characters, Ranked
21 Lesbian and Bisexual Movies Based on a True Story, Ranked

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  • But I'm a Cheerleader

    1

  • Carol

    2

  • Saving Face

    3

  • Circumstance

    4

  • Show Me Love

    5

  • Pariah

    6

  • Freeheld

    7

  • Bessie

    8

  • Aimee & Jaguar

    9

  • Bound

    10

  • The Handmaiden

    11

  • With Every Heartbeat

    12

  • Professor Marston and the Wonder Women

    13

  • Battle of the Sexes

    14

  • Suicide Kale

    15

  • Gia

    16

  • The Hours

    17

  • Dope

    18

  • Princess Cyd

    19

  • V for Vendetta

    20

  • Imagine Me & You

    21

  • Atomic Blonde

    22

  • My Summer of Love

    23

  • Mosquita y Mari

    24

  • The Secrets

    25

  • Annihilation

    26

  • Unveiled

    27

  • Appropriate Behavior

    28

  • If These Walls Could Talk 2

    29

  • Desert Hearts

    30

  • Life Partners

    31

  • All Over Me

    32

  • The Kids Are All Right

    33

  • Margarita with a Straw

    34

  • The Runaways

    35

  • Grandma

    36

  • Drifting Flowers

    37

  • Pride

    38

  • The Watermelon Woman

    39

  • Stranger Inside

    40

  • The Fish Child

    41

  • Codependent Lesbian Space Alien Seeks Same

    42

  • D.E.B.S.

    43

  • High Art

    44

  • Boy Meets Girl

    45

  • Foxfire

    46

  • Set It Off

    47

  • Mulholland Drive

    48

  • Rent

    49

  • Summertime

    50

  • Farewell, My Queen

    51

  • Monster

    52

  • Water Lilies

    53

  • Valencia

    54

  • Fire

    55

  • Stud Life

    56

  • Concussion

    57

  • Blue Is the Warmest Color

    58

  • First Girl I Loved

    59

  • The Incredibly True Adventure of Two Girls in Love

    60

  • Young and Wild

    61

  • The Four-Faced Liar

    62

  • Pretty Persuasion

    63

  • AWOL

    64

  • The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo

    65

  • Karmen Gei

    66

  • Heavenly Creatures

    67

  • Laurel Canyon

    68

  • The Secret Diaries of Miss Anne Lister

    69

  • Spider Lilies

    70

  • Blue Gate Crossing

    71

  • Lianna

    72

  • Personal Best

    73

  • Yes or No

    74

  • The Duke of Burgundy

    75

  • Loving Annabelle

    76

  • Reaching for the Moon

    77

  • The Journey

    78

  • Signature Move

    79

  • I Can't Think Straight

    80

  • The Truth About Jane

    81

  • The Killing of Sister George

    82

  • Mädchen in Uniform

    83

  • Kissing Jessica Stein

    84

  • You & Me Forever

    85

  • Itty Bitty Titty Committee

    86

  • The Chinese Botanist's Daughters

    87

  • Cloudburst

    88

  • Red Doors

    89

  • Lovesong

    90

  • Drool

    91

  • The Summer of Sangaile

    92

  • The Intervention

    93

  • Rough Night

    94

  • The Hunger

    95

  • Who's Afraid of Vagina Wolf?

    96

  • Liz in September

    97

  • BFFs

    98

  • My Mother Likes Women

    99

  • Daphne

    100