Some Of The Best Lesbian Movies Available For Streaming On Hulu Right Now!

Sometimes it can be hard to find movies or media in general where you feel like you are being represented.

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Some Of The Best Lesbian Movies Available For Streaming On Hulu Right Now!

However, with the prevalence of streaming services, it is now easier than ever to find movies and series where you can see characters living a life like yours. 

A lot of streaming services make it easy to find their LGBT+ movies listing them all under the same category, however, this does nothing to show the specifics of each movie or even let you know which specific groups are being represented.

To further complicate the matter, it is difficult to know which movies are available on which platform and if they are even still available.

However, there are some movies which will stick around for a while, or are guaranteed to stay since they are exclusive to that streaming service. 

One of the most popular streaming services available is Hulu, and this is partially because of the great variety of TV shows and movies they have available.

However, if you know you are going to want to watch some movies with lesbian leads or plot lines, you probably want to know if subscribing to this streaming service will be worth your time.

And if you already have it but are in the mood for some lesbian stories, you might not know exactly where to look.

This is what this list is for. We have sorted some of the best lesbian movies which are available to watch on Hulu right now and will let you know what they are all about!

If you are a bit indecisive, or do not like going into movies without knowing all the details, this is the list for you!

So if you are in the mood for some lesbian movies to watch on Hulu, keep reading!

The Best Lesbian Movies On Hulu

Happiest Season

When Did This Movie Come Out?

2020

What Is This Movie About?

If you are tired of typical straight holiday movies which always feel like they are fitting the same cookie cutter narrative, this is definitely the movie which will put you right in the holiday spirit!

This shows lead character Abby, who is played by Kristen Stewart, planning to propose during the holidays to her long time girlfriend Harper while they visit Harper’s family for a holiday party.

However, upon arriving and meeting the family, she discovers that Harper has not come out yet to her conservative family.

Abby is forced to pretend to be a friend instead of her lover and this is where the movie’s crux is. The holiday movie is full of charm and the cast is amazing too!

Why Should You Watch This Movie?

If you want a fun and representative holiday rom com, this is one of the best (and unfortunately few) about!

The relationship between Harper and Abby is painfully believable and relatable, and the holiday setting gives this story a cozy feeling!

Portrait Of A Lady On Fire

When Did This Movie Come Out?

2019

What Is This Movie About?

The movie is set in 1770 France and features a painter called Marianne who has been commissioned to do a wedding portrait of a woman called Héloïse who has just left a convent.

Understandable Héloïse is pretty reluctant to get married so soon and because of this Marianne is instructed to paint her without her working out that she is being painted leading to an interesting dynamic.

This of course leads to romance however and the ending will get you all emotional too!

Why Should You Watch This Movie?

If you want an interesting romance with occasionally frustrating circumstances in a period setting, this is one of the best movies available for this.

It is one of those movies which will make you grateful to not be in a repressed society of the past, but also be able to appreciate the aesthetic qualities of the era which make these movies so appealing to watch!

Disobedience

When Did This Movie Come Out?

2017

What Is This Movie About?

This movie follows a woman who returns back to her childhood community who had previously shunned her because she had shown attraction to her female friend as a child.

Once the two reunite, old feelings start to rekindle and with this old problems with the community begin to come up again too. The themes of the relationships between sexuality and faith are omnipresent in this movie.

Why Should You Watch This Movie?

The plot line of this movie is incredibly thought provoking and makes watching its nuanced narrative well worth the time.

The actresses in the lead of the movie also do a great job of representing the passion and chemistry which the two characters they portray possess. However, avoid this movie if you are looking for something lighthearted.

The Miseducation Of Cameron Post

When Did This Movie Come Out?

2018

What Is This Movie About?

This is a movie adaption of a novel which is called the same thing, and it follows a girl going through conversion therapy and the problems with this as well as the people she meets there.

The narrative shows her making friends and the mutual understanding between the people there to try and go along with what is being taught, so they will be able to get out.

Why Should You Watch This Movie?

While there are some more light-hearted scenes in this movie, it definitely has a dark tone, and some very dark moments. The whole movie is incredibly well acted however, and each character is perfectly cast.

Vita & Virginia

When Did This Movie Come Out?

2018

What Is This Movie About?

A biographical movie which follows the life of famous author Virginia Woolf and her dynamic relationships with another female author called Vita Sackville-West and their relationship in the 1920s London.

The relationship between them is incredibly interesting to watch, especially when acknowledging that both of them are in marriages already.

Their affair ended up inspiring one of Woolf’s novels, however, this movie is based on as many historical facts as possible.

Why Should You Watch This Movie?

The relationships between the 2 authors is incredibly well written, and the fact that this is based on mostly truth with as much historical accuracy as possible makes this narrative even more attractive.

If you are interested in classic literature, this is a great choice of movie to watch!

Thelma

When Did This Movie Come Out?

2017

What Is This Movie About?

This movie has a tone unique from any other movie on this list being a supernatural thriller made in Norway.

The movie follows the titular character Thelma as a repressed woman who is incredibly lonely starting college, but as she does so, she begins to start experiencing seizures.

After this continues she realizes the seizures are actually an inexplicable symptom of her supernatural powers which are triggered by her attraction to fellow student Anja.

Why Should You Watch This Movie?

The tone of this thriller makes it almost magnetic, and you will not be able to look away until the movie concludes!

Princess Cyd

When Did This Movie Come Out?

2017

What Is This Movie About?

A classic genre for LGBT+ movies, Princess Cyd is a coming of age narrative which follows a 16-year-old protagonist who for her summer break goes to live with her aunt in Chicago.

However, the unexpected happens when she meets another girl during this trip who she starts to fall for. While this relationship is important to the narrative, the heart of the movie is the relationship between the protagonist and her aunt.

Why Should You Watch This Movie?

If you like movies which portray strong family relationships and bonds and want a fun coming of age narrative, this is one of the best out there!

Booksmart

When Did This Movie Come Out?

2019

What Is This Movie About?

This comedy displays Molly and Amy who have overachieved academically but find out that their peers who did not study as much as they did still manage to succeed.

They realize that they have missed out on some key moments from their youth and want to make up for all the time which they have lost.

While this movie does not focus on lesbian themes, this is something one of the lead characters does go through during the movie in a coming out moment.

Why Should You Watch This Movie?

If you like teen movies with a healthy representation of sexuality and a good sense of humor, this movie is soon to be a modern classic because of this!

The Girl King

When Did This Movie Come Out?

2015

What Is This Movie About?

This is another movie which has been based on a real historical figure, this time being a biographical retelling of the life of Kristina a Queen of Sweden and her attempts to work against Sweden’s more conservative political forces to push the country into modernity.

Of course, through this we get to see Kristina and her lesbian lifestyle as well!

Why Should You Watch This Movie?

If you like historical lesbian movies this is a great one, and if you do not know much about Sweden’s history and want a starting point, this is a great movie to learn from!

Margarita With A Straw

When Did This Movie Come Out?

2014

What Is This Movie About?

This is an Indian Hindi film which features a rebellious teenage who has cerebral palsy who wants to leave India and instead go to New York to study.

Through this journey of self-discovery which the protagonist embarks on she ends up falling for a blind girl. The complex relationship between the two is what drives the movie and makes it so fun to watch.

Why Should You Watch This Movie?

If you are craving more representation for people who are disabled in queer movies, make sure to support this one as the narrative it tells is unforgettable!

A Simple Favor

When Did This Movie Come Out?

2018

What Is This Movie About?

This is an incredibly gripping crime thriller between characters played by Blake Lively and Anna Kendrick. Kendrick plays a small vlogger who starts investigating the disappearance of her new mysterious friend played by Lively.

The movie does not have the most lesbian representation with neither of the leads explicitly identifying as such. However, we do get to see the amazing chemistry the pair have as well as witness the kiss which they share in a climactic scene.

Why Should You Watch This Movie?

While this movie has far less representation than some of the others on this list, it does make up for it with an incredibly gripping thriller narrative which will make you want to keep watching.

Desert Hearts

When Did This Movie Come Out?

1985

What Is This Movie About?

One of the more classic movies on this list which was certainly groundbreaking at the time of its release for its controversial subject matter.

The narrative shows a professor who ends up divorcing her husband for the sake of her affair with a woman instead, all on the backdrop of Reno in 1959.

Why Should You Watch This Movie?

If you want something with a more nostalgic feel and are tired of the aesthetic or feel of the more modern and recent movies on this list, the relationship portrayed in this movie makes it well worth watching!

Carmen And Lola

When Did This Movie Come Out?

2018

What Is This Movie About?

If you are tired of the standard affair of American dramas, this is a Spanish coming out narrative which features two younger women who live in a gypsy community.

The lead Carmen is living in a Romani community settled in Madrid’s suburbs and feels trapped to a destiny of getting married and having as many children as physically possible.

However, this destiny shifts when she meets a girl called Lola who wants to go to university instead as well as publicly talking about her attraction to other women.

Their relationship grows and becomes complicated as well as worries about being rejected by family.

Why Should You Watch This Movie?

This movie represents communities which are often overlooked in queer narratives but still tackles that constant theme of choosing between family and love which comes up so often in these movies.

If you want a coming of age story with a twist, this is one of the best to watch!

Liz In September

When Did This Movie Come Out?

2013

What Is This Movie About?

This is a Venezuelan drama romance which follows a lesbian who is terminally ill and ends up falling for another woman who has tragically lost her son from cancer.

The complicated relationship between the leads is what makes this movie so interesting to watch, and it is full of deep and complicated themes.

Why Should You Watch This Movie?

If you are willing to watch something more deep and emotional, this is a great choice, however you should prepare for an emotional rollercoaster.

AWOL

When Did This Movie Come Out?

2016

What Is This Movie About?

This movie follows the life of a woman called Joey who is looking for direction in life.

She feels like the army might be the right choice for her, however a split pathway is put in front of her when she meets and falls for a woman called Rayna.

Why Should You Watch This Movie?

The relationship presented in this movie is full of heart, but unfortunately it is quite a tragic narrative, but if you are alright with this, this movie is a great choice.

Takeaway

Hopefully this list has put into perspective just how many great lesbian movies which are available to watch on Hulu. With the selection presented here, there should be at least one movie to suit everyone’s tastes!

Also keep in mind that streaming services are constantly adding new movies, so make sure to keep an eye out to see if anything of interest has been added recently.

Make sure to check out trailers before you watch as well, as ignoring a movie based on its synopsis could be you missing out on one of your future favorite movies!

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