Most Popular Lesbian Mother Movies and TV Shows
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2. Fried Green Tomatoes (1991)
PG-13 | 130 min | Drama
A housewife who is unhappy with her life befriends an old lady in a nursing home and is enthralled by the tales she tells of people she used to know.
Votes: 63,812 | Gross: $82.42M
3. Under the Dome (2013–2015)
TV-14 | 43 min | Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi
An invisible and mysterious force field descends upon a small actual town of Chester's Mill, Maine, USA, trapping residents inside, cut off from the rest of civilization. The trapped townspeople must discover the secrets and purpose of the "dome" or "sphere" and its origins, while coming to learn more than they ever knew about each other and animals too.
4. The L Word (I) (2004–2009)
TV-MA | 50 min | Drama, Romance
Follows the lives and loves of a small, close-knit group of gay women living in Los Angeles as well as the friends and family members that either support or loathe them.
5. This Is Where I Leave You (2014)
R | 103 min | Comedy, Drama
When their father passes away, four grown siblings are forced to return to their childhood home and live under the same roof together for a week, along with their over-sharing mother and an assortment of spouses, exes and might-have-beens.
Votes: 68,378 | Gross: $34.29M
6. The Secret Life of the American Teenager (2008–2013)
TV-14 | 43 min | Comedy, Drama, Family
15 year old Amy ends up pregnant after one night at band camp, throwing her whole life upside down. It doesn't help that she's now going to school with that guy.
7. Manhattan (1979)
R | 96 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
The life of a divorced television writer dating a teenage girl is further complicated when he falls in love with his best friend's mistress.
Votes: 126,197 | Gross: $45.70M
8. Kicking & Screaming (2005)
PG | 95 min | Comedy, Family, Romance
Family man Phil Weston, a lifelong victim of his father's competitive nature, takes on the coaching duties of a kids' soccer team, and soon finds that he's also taking on his father's dysfunctional way of relating.
Votes: 34,887 | Gross: $52.58M
9. The Kids Are All Right (2010)
R | 106 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
Two children conceived by artificial insemination bring their biological father into their non-traditional family life.
Votes: 122,838 | Gross: $20.81M
11. A Perfect Ending (2012)
Not Rated | 110 min | Drama, Romance
Rebecca has a very unusual secret, one that not even her best friends know about. The last person on earth she expects to reveal it to is a high priced escort named Paris.
12. Concussion (2013)
R | 96 min | Drama
After a blow to the head, Abby decides she can't do it anymore. Her life just can't be only about the house, the kids and the wife. She needs more: she needs to be Eleanor.
Votes: 4,027 | Gross: $0.04M
13. Eye for an Eye (1996)
R | 101 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
When the courts fail to keep behind bars the man who raped and murdered her daughter, a woman seeks her own form of justice.
Votes: 12,814 | Gross: $26.79M
14. Elena Undone (2010)
Not Rated | 111 min | Drama, Romance
Fate brings two diversely different women together, and sets them on a collision course that will shatter their preconceived notions about love, life and the power of one's soul.
15. Fun Size (2012)
PG-13 | 86 min | Adventure, Comedy
Wren's Halloween plans go awry when she's made to babysit her brother, who disappears into a sea of trick-or-treaters. With her best friend and two nerds at her side, she needs to find her brother before her mom finds out he's missing.
Votes: 13,303 | Gross: $9.40M
20. Running with Scissors (2006)
R | 116 min | Comedy, Drama
Young Augusten Burroughs absorbs experiences that could make for a shocking memoir: the son of an alcoholic father and an unstable mother, he's handed off to his mother's therapist, Dr. Finch, and spends his adolescent years as a member of Finch's bizarre extended family.
Votes: 21,560 | Gross: $6.75M
21. Happy Endings (2005)
R | 128 min | Comedy, Drama, Music
Happy Endings weaves multiple stories to create a witty look at love, family and the sheer unpredictability of life itself.
Votes: 8,790 | Gross: $1.31M
25. Two Mothers (2013)
Not Rated | 75 min | Drama
Two Mothers is a drama about a lesbian married couple, Katja and Isabella, who decided to have a child in Germany, a country that imposes so many legal issues, high fees and other obstacles... See full summary »
27. Two of Us (2019)
95 min | Comedy, Drama
Pensioners Nina and Madeleine have hidden their deep and passionate love for many decades, but their bond is put to the test when they are suddenly unable to move freely between each other's apartments.
28. Chinese Puzzle (2013)
R | 117 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
A 40-year-old father's life is complicated when the mother of his two children moves to New York. Since he can't bear them growing up far away from him, he decides to move there as well.
Votes: 12,798 | Gross: $0.34M
29. The String (2009)
Not Rated | 93 min | Drama, Romance
Malik has a lot on his plate when he returns home to Tunisia after living in France. He's processing his father's death, he can't come out to his mother, and his childhood anxieties have ... See full summary »
30. Antonia's Line (1995)
R | 102 min | Comedy, Drama
A Dutch matron establishes and, for several generations, oversees a close-knit, matriarchal community where feminism and liberalism thrive.
Votes: 7,901 | Gross: $4.82M
31. The Sum of Us (1994)
R | 100 min | Comedy, Drama
A widowed father has to deal with two complex issues: while he is searching for "Miss Right," his son, who is in his 20s and gay, is searching for "Mr. Right."
Votes: 4,914 | Gross: $2.51M
32. 101 Reykjavík (2000)
Not Rated | 88 min | Comedy, Romance
Will the 30 y.o. Hlynur ever move out of his mother's apartment in Reykjavík? Social welfare keeps him passive but things change when his mother's Spanish friend, Lola, arrives and stays through Xmas and New Year's Eve.
Votes: 9,164 | Gross: $0.01M
33. A Christmas Tale (2008)
Not Rated | 150 min | Comedy, Drama
The troubled Vuillard family is no stranger to illness, grief, and banishment, but when their matriarch requires a bone-marrow transplant, the estranged clan reunites just in time for Christmas.
Votes: 6,419 | Gross: $1.06M
34. The Good Father (1985)
R | 90 min | Drama
Bill (Sir Anthony Hopkins) is a man who's very bitter about his divorce and losing custody of his son. So, when one of his friends is being sued for divorce by his wife, so that she can ... See full summary »
Votes: 460 | Gross: $0.42M
36. You Don't Choose Your Family (2011)
103 min | Adventure, Comedy
Alex wants to adopt a charming 5-year old little girl Miley, who lives in Thailand. But according to the laws of this country adoptive parents need to be a registered couple. Alex inciting ... See full summary »
37. Seven Girlfriends (1999)
R | 99 min | Comedy, Romance
A guy proposing is told that he has no idea how to have a relationship. On the way to the funeral of another ex, he goes on a road trip to find out what went wrong with the 7 girlfriends in his life by contacting them.
38. Heat (1972)
R | 102 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
"Heat" is a parody of "Sunset Boulevard." Joey Davis, an unemployed ex-child actor, uses sex to get his landlady, Lydia, to reduce his rent, and then tries to exert his influence on Sally ... See full summary »
39. An Unexpected Love (2003 TV Movie)
TV-14 | 90 min | Drama
An unhappily married housewife and mother of two children (Leslie Hope) seperates from her husband and gets a new job where she developes a mutual attraction to her female boss (Wendy Crewson).
41. Lianna (1983)
R | 110 min | Drama, Romance
A happily married woman comes to realize herself of being a repressed lesbian after she has an affair with a female college professor, and then tries to come to terms with her newfound lifestyle.
Votes: 1,498 | Gross: $1.50M
43. DTLA (2012– )
30 min | Comedy, Drama
The relationships and sex lives of eight friends with varied ethnic, cultural, and sexual orientations that work and live in the vibrant community of Downtown Los Angeles.
44. Spike of Bensonhurst (1988)
R | 100 min | Comedy, Drama
Spike Fumo is an Italian kid apsiring to be a boxer. He falls in love with a rich girl, who turns out to be the daughter of a Mafia boss. Spike is threatened to leave Bensonhurst by the mob... See full summary »
Votes: 365 | Gross: $0.62M
46. Cloudburst (2011)
Unrated | 93 min | Adventure, Comedy, Drama
A lesbian couple escape from their nursing home and head up to Canada to get married. Along the way, they pick up a young, male hitchhiker.
48. Dealin' with Idiots (2013)
Not Rated | 88 min | Comedy
Faced with the absurd competitiveness surrounding his son's youth league baseball team, famous comedian Max Morris decides to get to know the colorful parents and coaches of the team better... See full summary »
Votes: 1,202 | Gross: $0.02M
49. King of the Jungle (2000)
R | 87 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
Seymour's happy New York existence comes to a tragic end after he witnesses the murder of his mother, a renowned civil rights activist. When he finds a firearm in the home of his best friend, he embarks on a deranged quest for revenge.
Votes: 496 | Gross: $0.03M