films The Best Gay Movies on Netflix

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Whether it’s modern classics like The Birdcage and In & Out, high-quality independent films like Weekend and Keep the Lights On, or top-notch documentaries like We Were Here and Paris is Burning, this list of the best gay movies on Netflix has everything from serious, heartfelt emotion to roll-around-on-the-floor laughter.

The best homosexual movies on Netflix includes unmissable films, such as Parting Glances, which was one of the earliest films to take a hard, blunt look at the AIDS crisis (it also starred a young Steve Buscemi).  Also included are Christopher Plummer's Oscar-winning performance in Beginners, as well as the quirky cult classic Sordid Lives.

 Of special note in this list are the films having to do with Christopher Isherwood: A Single Man and Christopher and His KindA Single Man is the film adaptation of Isherwood's 1964 brilliant classic by the same name, but Christoper and His Kind is biopic based off of his own autobiography, and delves deep into the work that inspired the Broadway musical hit, Cabaret.

Netflix has a wide variety of queer movies, many of which have become timeless classics. Vote up the best gay genre films on this list, and let us know what you think in the comment section below.

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A Single Man Julianne Moore, Jon Hamm, Ginnifer Goodwin

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Weekend Tom Cullen, Kieran Hardcastle, Chris New

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The Way He Looks Selma Egrei, Eucir de Souza, Naruna Costa

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Paris Is Burning Dorian Corey, Pepper LaBeija, Venus Xtravaganza

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We Were Here Ed Wolf, Paul Boneberg, Daniel Goldstein

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G.B.F. JoJo, Rebecca Gayheart, Megan Mullally

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Stranger by the Lake François-Renaud Labarthe, Pierre Deladonchamps, Patrick D'assumçao

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Beginners Ewan McGregor, Christopher Plummer, Mélanie Laurent

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Cuatro Lunas Antonio Velázquez, Alejandro de la Madrid, Cesar Ramos

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Pit Stop Amy Seimetz, Heather Kafka, Ashley Spillers

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The Wise Kids Shane Simmons, Ann Whitney, Matt DeCaro

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The Perfect Wedding Eric Aragon, Jason T. Gaffney, Apolonia Davalos - Watch for Free with Amazon Prime Free Trial

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The Skinny Wilson Cruz, Jussie Smollett, Shanika Warren-Markland

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Interior. Leather Bar. Val Lauren, James Franco, Christian Patrick - Watch for Free with Amazon Prime Free Trial