This past weekend at the box office was particularly gay. Not to mention, the Marvel big bad Thanos took over over Earth in hopes of obtaining a collection of fine jewelry. In celebration of all this queerness, Vulture has assembled a list of 40 essential lesbian love stories from around the world: movies that will make you laugh, make you cry, and then make you cry so violently you want to throw up. But all of them will hit you right square in the heart. A lesbian love story made in the s! The Killing of Sister George You have to give it up for the legacy lesbian movies. Desert Hearts In this period piece set in , an English professor named Vivian Helen Shaver divorces her husband and sets out for the West.
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Jude Dry. What, in fact, is a lesbian? Must the film focus primarily on a gay storyline, or can it feature strong lesbian characters doing something entirely different than just being lesbians? Is subtext enough? Some won awards; others reached cult status long after their releases. We melt alongside Alike as she lights up with the first tingles of love, seeing herself for the first time through the desiring eyes of Bina Aasha Davis. The movie pulses with the rhythm of first love and the cost of self-discovery. Set at an underground government academy for teen super spies, the D. Based on a true story of a notorious s New Zealand murder case, Jackson understood something only previously known to lesbians: The juicy narrative potential of teen lesbian obsession gone horribly awry. In her debut, Lynskey is delightfully unhinged as Pauline Parker, an outcast who develops an intense friendship with the lovely and wealthy Juliet Hulme, an equally impressive young Kate Winslet.
NC min Drama, Romance. The lives of the kids at Degrassi Community School dealing with the serious and sometimes taboo issues that plague teenagers. Votes: 10, R min Comedy, Horror. A newly possessed high school cheerleader turns into a succubus who specializes in killing her male classmates. Can her best friend put an end to the horror? R min Comedy, Drama, Romance. A high school teacher's personal life becomes complicated as he works with students during the school elections, particularly with an obsessive overachiever determined to become student body president. 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.