Best Gay Moviesby ndspangl | created - 04 Feb 2017 | updated - 5 months ago | Public
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1. Shelter (II) (2007)
R | 97 min | Drama, Romance, Sport
When his college dreams are sidelined by family obligations, a young man finds comfort in surfing with his best friend's brother.
Votes: 19,845 | Gross: $0.14M
2. Maurice (1987)
R | 140 min | Drama, Romance
After his lover rejects him, a young man trapped by the oppressiveness of Edwardian society tries to come to terms with and accept his sexuality.
Votes: 14,542 | Gross: $3.13M
3. Call Me by Your Name (2017)
R | 132 min | Drama, Romance
In 1980s Italy, a romance blossoms between a seventeen-year-old student and the older man hired as his father's research assistant.
Votes: 166,599 | Gross: $18.10M
5. Moonlight (I) (2016)
R | 111 min | Drama
A young African-American man grapples with his identity and sexuality while experiencing the everyday struggles of childhood, adolescence, and burgeoning adulthood.
Votes: 238,442 | Gross: $27.85M
R | 104 min | Comedy, Music
Two drag performers and a transgender woman travel across the desert to perform their unique style of cabaret.
Votes: 43,930 | Gross: $11.22M
7. The Hours (2002)
PG-13 | 110 min | Drama, Romance
The story of how the novel "Mrs. Dalloway" affects three generations of women, all of whom, in one way or another, have had to deal with suicide in their lives.
Votes: 118,508 | Gross: $41.68M
8. The Times of Harvey Milk (1984)
Not Rated | 90 min | Documentary, Biography, History
A documentary of the successful career and assassination of San Francisco's first elected gay city supervisor.
Votes: 5,298 | Gross: $0.01M
9. The Celluloid Closet (1995)
R | 102 min | Documentary, History
A documentary surveying the various Hollywood screen depictions of homosexuals and the attitudes behind them throughout the history of North American film.
Votes: 5,884 | Gross: $1.51M
10. Weekend (II) (2011)
Not Rated | 97 min | Drama, Romance
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.
Votes: 26,009 | Gross: $0.46M
11. Philadelphia (1993)
PG-13 | 125 min | Drama
When a man with HIV is fired by his law firm because of his condition, he hires a homophobic small time lawyer as the only willing advocate for a wrongful dismissal suit.
Votes: 210,369 | Gross: $77.32M
12. The Way He Looks (2014)
Not Rated | 96 min | Drama, Romance
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.
Votes: 20,803 | Gross: $0.10M
PG-13 | 109 min | Comedy, Drama
Three drag queens travel cross-country until their car breaks down, leaving them stranded in a small town.
Votes: 26,327 | Gross: $36.47M
14. 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: 121,715 | Gross: $20.81M
16. The Birdcage (1996)
R | 117 min | Comedy
A gay cabaret owner and his drag queen companion agree to put up a false straight front so that their son can introduce them to his fiancée's right-wing moralistic parents.
Votes: 74,586 | Gross: $124.06M
17. Alex Strangelove (2018)
TV-MA | 99 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
Alex, high school class president, nerd and a straight A student, has been dating Claire a long time. They decide to sleep together but then he meets a gay guy and he's confused.
18. Love, Simon (2018)
PG-13 | 110 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
Simon Spier keeps a huge secret from his family, his friends and all of his classmates: he's gay. When that secret is threatened, Simon must face everyone and come to terms with his identity.
Votes: 86,492 | Gross: $40.83M
19. The Skeleton Twins (2014)
R | 93 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
Having both coincidentally cheated death on the same day, estranged twins reunite with the possibility of mending their relationship.
Votes: 37,536 | Gross: $5.28M
20. Shortbus (2006)
Not Rated | 101 min | Comedy, Drama
A group of New Yorkers caught up in their romantic-sexual milieu converge at an underground salon infamous for its blend of art, music, politics, and carnality.
Votes: 30,768 | Gross: $1.99M
24. Milk (I) (2008)
R | 128 min | Biography, Drama
The story of Harvey Milk, and his struggles as an American gay activist who fought for gay rights and became California's first openly gay elected official.
Votes: 157,908 | Gross: $31.84M
25. God's Own Country (2017)
Not Rated | 104 min | Drama, Romance
Spring. Yorkshire. Young farmer Johnny Saxby numbs his daily frustrations with binge drinking and casual sex, until the arrival of a Romanian migrant worker for lambing season ignites an intense relationship that sets Johnny on a new path.
Votes: 19,464 | Gross: $0.34M
26. Other People (I) (2016)
Unrated | 97 min | Comedy, Drama
A struggling comedy writer, fresh off a breakup and in the midst of the worst year of his life, returns to Sacramento to care for his dying mother.
Votes: 8,060 | Gross: $0.09M
30. Being 17 (2016)
Unrated | 116 min | Drama, Romance
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.
Votes: 4,867 | Gross: $0.05M
32. But I'm a Cheerleader (1999)
R | 85 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
A naive teenager is sent to rehab camp when her straitlaced parents and friends suspect her of being a lesbian.
Votes: 23,897 | Gross: $2.21M
34. A Single Man (2009)
R | 99 min | Drama, Romance
An English professor, one year after the sudden death of his boyfriend, is unable to cope with his typical days in 1960s Los Angeles.
Votes: 100,893 | Gross: $9.17M
36. Esteros (2016)
Unrated | 83 min | Drama, Romance
Two boyhood chums, separated soon after sexually awakening together, re-meet as young men with unspoken sexual tensions lying between them.
37. I Love You Phillip Morris (2009)
R | 98 min | Biography, Comedy, Crime
A cop turns con man once he comes out of the closet. Once imprisoned, he meets the second love of his life, whom he'll stop at nothing to be with.
Votes: 88,252 | Gross: $2.04M
38. Love Is Strange (2014)
R | 94 min | Drama, Romance
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.
Votes: 11,636 | Gross: $2.25M
41. Akron (2015)
Not Rated | 88 min | Drama, Romance
Benny, a college freshman at the University of Akron, Ohio meets and falls for fellow freshman Christopher at a football game. With the support of their families and friends they embark on ... See full summary »
42. Just Friends (2018 TV Movie)
80 min | Comedy, Romance
6 time Award winning romantic comedy about two young men, from mixed backgrounds, falling love ...and their clashes with their overbearing mothers.
43. Breakfast with Scot (2007)
PG-13 | 95 min | Comedy, Drama, Music
The hockey career of former Toronto Maple Leaf Eric McNally, who was known as a tough enforcer, came to an end with a shoulder injury. He is now a sportscaster. Except to his assistant Nula... See full summary »
Votes: 2,841 | Gross: $0.05M
45. Parting Glances (1986)
Not Rated | 90 min | Drama, Music, Romance
As Michael and Robert, a gay couple in New York, prepare for Robert's departure for a two-year work assignment in Africa, Michael must face Robert's true motives for leaving while dealing ... See full summary »
Votes: 2,564 | Gross: $0.54M