10 Best Lesbian Movies on Netflix Streaming

Blue is the Warmest Color, Codependent Lesbian Space Alien Seeks Same, Heavenly Creatures and more lesbian movies worth your time on Netflix streaming

We rounded up some of our favorite lesbian movies on Netflix Instant Streaming, adding in each of their Rotten Tomatoes scores to back up our claims. We’ve included some well-known films, like the much-talked-about Blue is the Warmest Color and the Meryl Streep-starring The Hours to some under-the-radar picks that we think you might enjoy. Lesbian aliens, anyone?

A Marine Story: “A decorated Marine officer unexpectedly returns home from the war and is quickly recruited to help a troubled teen prepare for boot camp.” While working with the teenager, the Marine officer struggles with accepting herself.” Rotten Tomatoes Score: 60%

Blue is the Warmest Color: “Determined to fall in love, 15-year-old Adele is focused on boys. But it’s a blue-haired girl she meets on the street who really piques her interest.” Based of the graphic novel. Rotten Tomatoes Score: 91%

Chasing Amy: “Comic book artist Holden meets the perfect woman, only to learn that she’s a lesbian. But that doesn’t stop him from falling in love with her.” This movie touches on the fluidity of sexuality, gender roles and the boundaries of love and friendship.” Rotten Tomatoes Score: 88%

Cloudburst: “A lesbian couple escapes from their nursing home and heads to Canada to get married. Along the way, they pick up a young male hitchhiker.” Rotten Tomatoes Score: 100%

Codependent Lesbian Space Alien Seeks Same: “Bashful greeting card store employee Jane falls in love with Zoinx, who just happens to hail from outer space. Soon, their romance gets disrupted by two Men in Black who seek to uncover a wide-scale invasion of lesbian aliens.” Rotten Tomatoes Score: 89%

Desert Hearts: “In 1959, an uptight literature professor heads to Reno, Nev., for a quickie divorce and finds herself drawn to a young, confident lesbian.” Rotten Tomatoes Score: 83%

Girltrash: All Night Long: “Five young lesbian women experience an unforgettable night of sex, drugs and rock ‘n’ roll in this musical prequel to the Girltrash web series.” Your main girls from South of Nowhere are back for a night of unexpected romance and singing.” Rotten Tomatoes Score: 85% (audience rating)


Heavenly Creatures: “Set in 1950s New Zealand, this chilling true-life drama chronicles an obsessive friendship between two teenage girls that ultimately begets blood.”  Rotten Tomatoes Score: 94%

The Hours: “This gripping drama follows the parallel lives of three women: writer Virginia Woolf, an unsatisfied 1950s housewife and a modern-day book editor.” Rotten Tomatoes Score: 81%

You and the Night: “Amour is in the air in this erotic tale when a lusty couple and their cross-dressing maid host a midnight orgy for a select group of libertines.” Rotten Tomatoes Score: 100%