Good Gay themed movies <3

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)
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An English professor, one year after the sudden death of his boyfriend, is unable to cope with his typical days in 1960s Los Angeles. (99 mins.)
Director: Tom Ford
“ Tom Ford's first feature movie. And one of my all time favourite. ” - tonyedlo
 
2.
Noordzee, Texas (2011)
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A teenage boy's search for love finds him fixated on a boy who lives nearby. (94 mins.)
Director: Bavo Defurne
“ Beautifully shot, wonderful story. very relatable story. some point in our life, we might have experienced something similar. ” - tonyedlo
 
3.
Weekend (2011)
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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. (97 mins.)
Director: Andrew Haigh
“ have you ever had a strong feeling towards someone you hooked up with and wish to go a little further? ” - tonyedlo
 
4.
Habitación en Roma (2010)
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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. (109 mins.)
Director: Julio Medem
“ A girl version of the weekend, i actually watched this first. And this is really interesting combining history and art and their relationship. ” - tonyedlo
 
5.
Les amours imaginaires (2010)
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The story of three close friends who are involved in a love-triangle. (101 mins.)
Director: Xavier Dolan
“ a pair of friends (girl & boy) after the same boy. ” - tonyedlo
 
6.
Shelter (2007)
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When his college dreams are sidelined by family obligations, a young man finds comfort in surfing with his best friend's brother. (97 mins.)
Director: Jonah Markowitz
 
7.
Le temps qui reste (2005)
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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. (81 mins.)
Director: François Ozon
 
8.
Joshua Tree, 1951: A Portrait of James Dean (2012)
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An intimate and dreamlike portrait of icon James Dean on the cusp of achieving fame. (93 mins.)
Director: Matthew Mishory
“ 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. ” - tonyedlo
 
9.
The Kids Are All Right (2010)
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Two children conceived by artificial insemination bring their biological father into their non-traditional family life. (106 mins.)
Director: Lisa Cholodenko
 
10.
Kaboom (2010)
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A sci-fi story centered on the sexual awakening of a group of college students. (86 mins.)
Director: Gregg Araki
“ Hilarious!!!! ” - tonyedlo
 
11.
Ciao (2008)
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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. (87 mins.)
Director: Yen Tan
 
12.
Christopher and His Kind (2011 TV Movie)
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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. (90 mins.)
Director: Geoffrey Sax
 
13.
Eastern Boys (2013)
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A businessman makes a regular arrangement with a Ukrainian prostitute, despite the youngster's involvement in a controlling street gang. (128 mins.)
Director: Robin Campillo
 
14.
Private Romeo (2011)
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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. (94 mins.)
Director: Alan Brown
“ 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. ” - tonyedlo
 
15.
The Normal Heart (2014 TV Movie)
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A gay activist attempts to raise H.I.V. and A.I.D.S. awareness during the early 1980s. (132 mins.)
Director: Ryan Murphy
 
16.
Hoje Eu Quero Voltar Sozinho (2014)
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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. (96 mins.)
Director: Daniel Ribeiro
 
17.
Lilting (2014)
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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. (83 mins.)
Director: Hong Khaou
 
18.
Greek Pete (2009)
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A year in the life of a London rent-boy. (75 mins.)
Director: Andrew Haigh
 
19.
Der Kreis (2014 Documentary)
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Zurich, 1956. The young teacher Ernst Ostertag falls head over heels in love with the transvestite star... (102 mins.)
Director: Stefan Haupt
 
20.
Gerontophilia (2013)
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A male youth begins exploring his attraction to much much older men while working in a nursing home. (82 mins.)
Director: Bruce LaBruce
 
21.
Jongens (2014 TV Movie)
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A sexually awakening gay teen athlete finds himself in a budding relationship with his mutually attracted relay race teammate. (78 mins.)
Director: Mischa Kamp
 
22.
Love Is Strange (2014)
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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. (94 mins.)
Director: Ira Sachs
 
23.
La belle saison (2015)
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There was little chance, in the year 1971, that Carole, a Paris Spanish teacher and feminist militant... (105 mins.)
 
24.
Tangerine (2015)
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A working girl tears through Tinseltown on Christmas Eve searching for the pimp who broke her heart. (88 mins.)
Director: Sean Baker
 
25.
The Danish Girl (2015)
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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. (119 mins.)
Director: Tom Hooper
 
26.
Freeheld (2015)
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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. (103 mins.)
Director: Peter Sollett
 
27.
Théo et Hugo dans le même bateau (2016)
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Theo and Hugo are two young gay men who meet one night during a gay orgy at an underground sex club in Paris... (97 mins.)
 
28.
Mala Noche (1986)
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A story of amour fou. Walt is madly in love/lust with a young illegal Mexican immigrant. However, the... (78 mins.)
Director: Gus Van Sant
 
29.
A escondidas (2014)
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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. (96 mins.)
Director: Mikel Rueda
 
30.
Those People (2015)
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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. (89 mins.)
Director: Joey Kuhn
 
31.
Ah-ga-ssi (2016)
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A woman is hired as a handmaiden to a Japanese heiress, but secretly she is involved in a plot to defraud her. (144 mins.)
Director: Chan-wook Park
 
32.
Quand on a 17 ans (2016)
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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. (116 mins.)
 
33.
Brüder der Nacht (2016 Documentary)
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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... (88 mins.)
Director: Patric Chiha
 
34.
Inxeba (2017)
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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. (88 mins.)
Director: John Trengove
 
35.
Dream Boat (2017 Documentary)
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Once a year, the Dream Boat sets sail - a cruise only for gay men. Far from their families and political restrictions... (92 mins.)
 
36.
Tom of Finland (2017)
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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. (115 mins.)
Director: Dome Karukoski
 
37.
120 battements par minute (2017)
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120 BPM. The average heart rate. The protagonists of 120 battements par minute are passionate about fighting the indifference that exists towards AIDS. (140 mins.)
Director: Robin Campillo