Good Gay themed movies <3

by tonyedlo | created - 05 Mar 2013 | updated - 3 months ago | Public

Keeping track of what I like and might as well help others to find something good to watch.

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1. A Single Man (2009)

R | 99 min | Drama, Romance

7.6
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77 Metascore

An English professor, one year after the sudden death of his boyfriend, is unable to cope with his typical days in 1960s Los Angeles.

Director: Tom Ford | Stars: Colin Firth, Julianne Moore, Matthew Goode, Nicholas Hoult

Votes: 93,605 | Gross: $9.17M

Tom Ford's first feature movie. And one of my all time favourite.

2. North Sea Texas (2011)

Not Rated | 94 min | Drama, Romance

7.2
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63 Metascore

A teenage boy's search for love finds him fixated on a boy who lives nearby.

Director: Bavo Defurne | Stars: Ben Van den Heuvel, Eva van der Gucht, Thomas Coumans, Katelijne Damen

Votes: 6,639 | Gross: $0.03M

Beautifully shot, wonderful story. very relatable story. some point in our life, we might have experienced something similar.

3. Weekend (II) (2011)

Not Rated | 97 min | Drama, Romance

7.7
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81 Metascore

After a drunken house party with his straight mates, Russell heads out to a gay club. Just before closing time he picks up Glen but what's expected to be just a one-night stand becomes something else, something special.

Director: Andrew Haigh | Stars: Tom Cullen, Chris New, Jonathan Race, Laura Freeman

Votes: 22,795 | Gross: $0.46M

have you ever had a strong feeling towards someone you hooked up with and wish to go a little further?

4. Habitación en Roma (2010)

Unrated | 109 min | Drama, Romance

6.2
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A hotel room in the center of Rome serves as the setting for two young and recently acquainted women to have a physical adventure that touches their very souls.

Director: Julio Medem | Stars: Elena Anaya, Natasha Yarovenko, Enrico Lo Verso, Najwa Nimri

Votes: 18,441

A girl version of the weekend, i actually watched this first. And this is really interesting combining history and art and their relationship.

5. Heartbeats (2010)

Not Rated | 101 min | Drama, Romance

7.2
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70 Metascore

The story of three close friends who are involved in a love-triangle.

Director: Xavier Dolan | Stars: Xavier Dolan, Monia Chokri, Niels Schneider, Anne Dorval

Votes: 21,814 | Gross: $0.06M

a pair of friends (girl & boy) after the same boy.

6. Shelter (II) (2007)

R | 97 min | Drama, Romance, Sport

7.8
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66 Metascore

When his college dreams are sidelined by family obligations, a young man finds comfort in surfing with his best friend's brother.

Director: Jonah Markowitz | Stars: Trevor Wright, Brad Rowe, Tina Holmes, Jackson Wurth

Votes: 17,685 | Gross: $0.14M

7. Time to Leave (2005)

Unrated | 81 min | Drama

7.1
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67 Metascore

A fashion photographer with terminal cancer elects to die alone, preparing others to live past him rather than prolong the inevitable with chemotherapy or be smothered in sympathy by those who know him.

Director: François Ozon | Stars: Melvil Poupaud, Jeanne Moreau, Valeria Bruni Tedeschi, Daniel Duval

Votes: 7,688 | Gross: $0.12M

8. Joshua Tree, 1951: A Portrait of James Dean (2012)

Unrated | 93 min | Drama

5.6
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An intimate and dreamlike portrait of icon James Dean on the cusp of achieving fame.

Director: Matthew Mishory | Stars: James Preston, Dan Glenn, Clare Grant, Erin Daniels

Votes: 635

This is absolutely beautiful, almost like an art installation. do not recommend watching this movie if you re at home or tried. with all due respect I like it a lot, but not everyone could handle it.

9. The Kids Are All Right (2010)

R | 106 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.1
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86 Metascore

Two children conceived by artificial insemination bring their biological father into their non-traditional family life.

Director: Lisa Cholodenko | Stars: Annette Bening, Julianne Moore, Mark Ruffalo, Mia Wasikowska

Votes: 116,230 | Gross: $20.81M

10. Kaboom (2010)

Unrated | 86 min | Comedy, Mystery, Romance

5.7
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64 Metascore

A sci-fi story centered on the sexual awakening of a group of college students.

Director: Gregg Araki | Stars: Thomas Dekker, Haley Bennett, Chris Zylka, Roxane Mesquida

Votes: 11,184 | Gross: $0.12M

Hilarious!!!!

11. Ciao (2008)

R | 87 min | Drama, Romance

6.4
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Jeff is taking care of everything Mark left behind when he died. Mark was about to have a visitor, Andrea, an Italian guy he met online. Both of them will have the chance to share memories of the Mark they knew while knowing each other.

Director: Yen Tan | Stars: Chuck Blaum, Adam Neal Smith, Ethel Lung, John S. Boles

Votes: 2,073 | Gross: $0.05M

12. Christopher and His Kind (2011 TV Movie)

90 min | Biography, Drama, Romance

7.0
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How real-life British-American author Christopher Isherwood and his German boyfriend Heinz met and fell in love during the 1930s and the rise of Nazism.

Director: Geoffrey Sax | Stars: Matt Smith, Imogen Poots, Lindsay Duncan, Perry Millward

Votes: 3,370

13. Eastern Boys (2013)

Unrated | 128 min | Crime, Drama, Romance

6.9
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74 Metascore

A businessman makes a regular arrangement with a Ukrainian prostitute, despite the youngster's involvement in a controlling street gang.

Director: Robin Campillo | Stars: Olivier Rabourdin, Kirill Emelyanov, Daniil Vorobyov, Edéa Darcque

Votes: 2,522 | Gross: $0.02M

14. Private Romeo (2011)

Not Rated | 94 min | Drama, Romance

5.8
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53 Metascore

A modern take on Shakespeare's 'Romeo and Juliet'. Set at an isolated all-boys military academy, it follows the forbidden relationship between two cadets.

Director: Alan Brown | Stars: Hale Appleman, Charlie Barnett, Adam Barrie, Chris Bresky

Votes: 1,809

it is something different, i will say not everyone will find this rendition likeable but for the cause of it and how it sews the original dialogues and modern life together, is a delight.

15. The Normal Heart (2014 TV Movie)

TV-MA | 132 min | Drama, History, Romance

7.9
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A gay activist attempts to raise H.I.V. and A.I.D.S. awareness during the early 1980s.

Director: Ryan Murphy | Stars: Mark Ruffalo, Jonathan Groff, Frank De Julio, William DeMeritt

Votes: 28,724

16. Hoje Eu Quero Voltar Sozinho (2014)

Not Rated | 96 min | Drama, Romance

8.0
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71 Metascore

Leonardo is a blind teenager searching for independence. His everyday life, the relationship with his best friend, Giovana, and the way he sees the world change completely with the arrival of Gabriel.

Director: Daniel Ribeiro | Stars: Ghilherme Lobo, Fabio Audi, Tess Amorim, Lúcia Romano

Votes: 16,963 | Gross: $0.10M

17. Lilting (2014)

Not Rated | 91 min | Drama, Romance

7.2
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61 Metascore

A young man of Chinese-Cambodian descent dies, leaving behind his isolated mother and his 4-year male lover, who grieve but don't speak a lick of each other's language.

Director: Hong Khaou | Stars: Pei-Pei Cheng, Ben Whishaw, Andrew Leung, Peter Bowles

Votes: 4,941 | Gross: $0.02M

18. Greek Pete (2009)

Unrated | 75 min | Drama, Romance

4.9
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A year in the life of a London rent-boy.

Director: Andrew Haigh | Stars: Peter Pittaros, Lewis Wallis, Tristan Field, Liam Thompson

Votes: 456

19. Der Kreis (2014)

Not Rated | 102 min | Documentary, Biography, Drama

7.3
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67 Metascore

Zurich, 1956. The young teacher Ernst Ostertag falls head over heels in love with the transvestite star Robi Rapp and finds himself torn between his bourgeois existence and his commitment ... See full summary »

Director: Stefan Haupt | Stars: Matthias Hungerbühler, Peter Jecklin, Marie Leuenberger, Stefan Witschi

Votes: 1,203

20. Gerontophilia (2013)

Unrated | 82 min | Comedy, Romance

6.1
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48 Metascore

A male youth begins exploring his attraction to much much older men while working in a nursing home.

Director: Bruce La Bruce | Stars: Pier-Gabriel Lajoie, Walter Borden, Katie Boland, Yardly Kavanagh

Votes: 1,883 | Gross: $0.00M

21. Jongens (2014 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 78 min | Drama, Romance

7.5
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A sexually awakening gay teen athlete finds himself in a budding relationship with his mutually attracted relay race teammate.

Director: Mischa Kamp | Stars: Gijs Blom, Ko Zandvliet, Jonas Smulders, Ton Kas

Votes: 8,481

22. Love Is Strange (2014)

R | 94 min | Drama, Romance

6.7
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82 Metascore

After Ben and George get married, George is fired from his teaching post, forcing them to stay with friends separately while they sell their place and look for cheaper housing -- a situation that weighs heavily on all involved.

Director: Ira Sachs | Stars: John Lithgow, Alfred Molina, Marisa Tomei, Charlie Tahan

Votes: 10,768 | Gross: $2.25M

23. La belle saison (2015)

Not Rated | 105 min | Drama, Romance

6.6
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72 Metascore

There was little chance, in the year 1971, that Carole, a Paris Spanish teacher and feminist militant, would ever meet Delphine, the daughter of a couple of Limousin farmers. But they did ... See full summary »

Director: Catherine Corsini | Stars: Cécile De France, Izïa Higelin, Noémie Lvovsky, Jean-Henri Compère

Votes: 2,418 | Gross: $0.04M

24. Tangerine (2015)

R | 88 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

7.1
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85 Metascore

A hooker tears through Tinseltown on Christmas Eve searching for the pimp who broke her heart.

Director: Sean Baker | Stars: Kitana Kiki Rodriguez, Mya Taylor, Karren Karagulian, Mickey O'Hagan

Votes: 17,439 | Gross: $0.70M

25. The Danish Girl (2015)

R | 119 min | Biography, Drama, History

7.1
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66 Metascore

A fictitious love story loosely inspired by the lives of Danish artists Lili Elbe and Gerda Wegener. Lili and Gerda's marriage and work evolve as they navigate Lili's groundbreaking journey as a transgender pioneer.

Director: Tom Hooper | Stars: Eddie Redmayne, Alicia Vikander, Amber Heard, Ben Whishaw

Votes: 121,222 | Gross: $12.71M

26. Freeheld (2015)

PG-13 | 103 min | Biography, Drama, Romance

6.5
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50 Metascore

New Jersey police lieutenant, Laurel Hester, and her registered domestic partner, Stacie Andree, both battle to secure Hester's pension benefits when she is diagnosed with terminal cancer.

Director: Peter Sollett | Stars: Julianne Moore, Ellen Page, Steve Carell, Michael Shannon

Votes: 9,091 | Gross: $0.53M

27. Paris 05:59: Théo & Hugo (2016)

Unrated | 97 min | Drama, Romance

6.5
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74 Metascore

Theo and Hugo are two young gay men who meet one night during a gay orgy at an underground sex club in Paris, France. After building a special connection, they meet outside the club where ... See full summary »

Directors: Olivier Ducastel, Jacques Martineau | Stars: Geoffrey Couët, François Nambot, Mario Fanfani, Bastien Gabriel

Votes: 1,487

28. Mala Noche (1986)

Not Rated | 78 min | Drama

6.7
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A story of amour fou. Walt is madly in love/lust with a young illegal Mexican immigrant. However, the object of his unrequited affection doesn't even speak any English and finds Walt really... See full summary »

Director: Gus Van Sant | Stars: Tim Streeter, Doug Cooeyate, Ray Monge, Nyla McCarthy

Votes: 3,002

29. A escondidas (2014)

Unrated | 96 min | Drama, Romance

7.2
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Ibrahim, a 14-year-old Moroccan boy, walks down a road in the outskirts of a big city alone and disoriented. Recently informed that he will be deported in two days, he packed his belongings and ran away. He is now alone with no place to go.

Director: Mikel Rueda | Stars: Germán Alcarazu, Adil Koukouh, Joseba Ugalde, Moussa Echarif

Votes: 1,393

30. Those People (2015)

Not Rated | 89 min | Drama, Romance

6.5
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On Manhattan's gilded Upper East Side, a young gay painter is torn between an obsession with his infamous socialite best friend and a promising new romance with an older foreign concert pianist.

Director: Joey Kuhn | Stars: Jonathan Gordon, Jason Ralph, Haaz Sleiman, Britt Lower

Votes: 3,099

31. Ah-ga-ssi (2016)

Not Rated | 144 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.1
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84 Metascore

A woman is hired as a handmaiden to a Japanese heiress, but secretly she is involved in a plot to defraud her.

Director: Chan-wook Park | Stars: Min-hee Kim, Jung-woo Ha, Jin-woong Jo, So-ri Moon

Votes: 49,194 | Gross: $2.01M

32. Quand on a 17 ans (2016)

Unrated | 116 min | Drama, Romance

7.2
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83 Metascore

Damien lives with his mother Marianne, a doctor, while his father is on a tour of duty abroad. He is bullied by Thomas, whose mother is ill. The boys find themselves living together when Marianne invites Thomas to come and stay with them.

Director: André Téchiné | Stars: Sandrine Kiberlain, Kacey Mottet Klein, Corentin Fila, Alexis Loret

Votes: 3,239 | Gross: $0.05M

33. Brüder der Nacht (2016)

88 min | Documentary

6.0
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Soft boys by day, kings by night. The film follows a group of young Bulgarian Roma who come to Vienna looking for freedom and a quick buck. They sell their bodies as if that's all they had.... See full summary »

Director: Patric Chiha | Stars: Stefan, Yonko, Asen, Nikolay

Votes: 96

34. Inxeba (2017)

88 min | Drama, Romance

7.1
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80 Metascore

Xolani, a lonely factory worker, travels to the rural mountains with the men of his community to initiate a group of teenage boys into manhood.

Director: John Trengove | Stars: Nakhane Touré, Bongile Mantsai, Niza Jay, Thobani Mseleni

Votes: 306 | Gross: $0.03M

35. Dream Boat (2017)

92 min | Documentary

5.3
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56 Metascore

Once a year, the Dream Boat sets sail - a cruise only for gay men. Far from their families and political restrictions, we follow five men from five countries on a quest for their dreams. ... See full summary »

Director: Tristan Ferland Milewski

Votes: 338 | Gross: $0.00M

36. Tom of Finland (2017)

115 min | Biography, Drama

7.1
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56 Metascore

Award-winning filmmaker Dome Karukoski brings to screen the life and work of one of the most influential and celebrated figures of twentieth century gay culture.

Director: Dome Karukoski | Stars: Jakob Oftebro, Jessica Grabowsky, Werner Daehn, Pekka Strang

Votes: 1,747 | Gross: $0.28M

37. 120 battements par minute (2017)

140 min | Drama

7.7
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84 Metascore

Members of the advocacy group ACT UP Paris demand action by the government and pharmaceutical companies to combat the AIDS epidemic in the early 1990s.

Director: Robin Campillo | Stars: Nahuel Pérez Biscayart, Arnaud Valois, Adèle Haenel, Antoine Reinartz

Votes: 2,925 | Gross: $0.09M