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The Best Gay Movies

List Criteria: Vote for your personal favorite Gay films, regardless of how popular or successful they were at the box office.

A list of all the best gay movies ever made, many of which are streaming on Netflix and Amazon Prime. This gay movie list can be sorted by cast, year, director and more. This list of gay films also contains gay movie titles that can be clicked on for more information about the film. This gay films list can also be copied to start your own. This list, though, contains the best gay movies of all time, as voted on by fans of the films This gay movie list can be sorted by alphabetically, by director, by year and more, but is currently ordered from best to worst. Any movies you vote for graduate closer to the top of the list.

List of gay films includes gay movie titles that can be clicked on for more information about the film. You could always share this on Twitter, Facebook, Tumblr and more to see what your social network would rank number one.

These are the top films in the gay genre, meaning that each and every one of these is a movie with at least a single element of the gay genre in it. Be it the motifs of the gay genre or just some of the most common archetypes.

If you're a fan of Shake It All About or Withered in a Blooming Season, make sure you give them some love. If we missed any gay movies on this list, please add them to the list yourself, as this is an open list which means you can add any movies whenever you like (choices are subject to moderation). The films on this list cover the most famous gay movies of all time and are voted on by people who really care about gay movie lists.
You can find the release information for any of the films listed below. It's often available in the data set, so you can even find the cast of some of these by clicking on the names of the gay movies. List includes photos and gay movie trailers next to the names of the movies.

List features Boys Life 2, A Four Letter Word and more movies.

Whether you're at home and want to watch these gay movies on DVD, streaming Blu-ray or streaming, or if you're seeing them in theatres for the first time, this is a list of good gay movies that can be helpful in either situation to see where they all stack up. So from the latest, to the greatest gay movies, here is the full gay movies list, ordered from best to worst.


William Friedkin and Jonathan Demme are among the directors who have worked on Gay movies in the past.

The Best Gay Movies Films
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    Anne Hathaway, Jake Gyllenhaal, Kate Mara

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    Hugo Weaving, Guy Pearce, Terence Stamp

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    Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Jacqueline Bissett, Amber Benson

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    Tom Hanks, Denzel Washington, Julius Erving Watch for Free with Amazon Prime Free Trial

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    Julianne Moore, Annette Bening, Mark Ruffalo

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    Ian McKellen, Brendan Fraser, Lynn Redgrave Watch for Free with Amazon Prime Free Trial

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    Felicity Huffman, Kevin Zegers, Carrie Preston

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    Jim Carrey, Ewan McGregor, Leslie Mann

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    Jennifer Aniston, Hayden Panettiere, Sarah Hyland

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    Colin Farrell, Robin Wright, Sissy Spacek

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    Kate Winslet, Peter Jackson, Melanie Lynskey

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    Nia Long, Timothy Olyphant, Jennifer Coolidge

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    Michelle Trachtenberg, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Elisabeth Shue

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    Robin Williams, Naomi Campbell, Patrick Swayze

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    Lea DeLaria, Tina Holmes, Andersen Gabrych

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    Sharon Stone, Ellen DeGeneres, Rashida Jones

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    Maud Adams, Kenneth Nelson, Keith Prentice

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    Hilary Swank, Chloë Sevigny, Natalie Zea

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    Radha Mitchell, Ally Sheedy, Patricia Clarkson

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    Richard Hatch, Graham Norton, John Epperson

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    Christina Ricci, Lisa Kudrow, Sasha Alexander

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    Alexandra Dahlström, Ralph Carlsson, Erica Carlson

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    Jim Verraros, Mink Stole, Marco Dapper Watch for Free with Amazon Prime Free Trial

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    Johnny Depp, Sean Penn, Javier Bardem

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    Keanu Reeves, Jim Caviezel, River Phoenix

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    Helena Bonham Carter, Hugh Grant, Ben Kingsley

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    Jon Hamm, Idina Menzel, Michael Ealy

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    Brian Cox, Paul Dano, Bruce Altman

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    Jude Law, Orlando Bloom, Stephen Fry

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    Michael Gaston, Winston Chao, Mitchell Lichtenstein

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    Mary-Louise Parker, Tony Shalhoub, Dermot Mulroney

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    Susannah York, Hugh Paddick, Coral Browne

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    Kyle MacLachlan, Brian George, Jimi Mistry

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    Alan Cumming, Paige Turco, Matt Keeslar

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    Mircea Monroe, Melanie Lynskey, Carly Pope

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    Lisa Ray, Dalip Tahil, Nina Wadia

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    Mischa Barton, Emily VanCamp, Piper Perabo

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    Gretchen Mol, Elizabeth Reaser, Julianne Nicholson

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    William Hurt, Sônia Braga, Raúl Juliá

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    Tiare Scanda, Jorge Sanz, Dani Martín

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    Mila Kunis, Kirsten Dunst, Zoe Saldana

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    Robbie Coltrane, Robert Stephens, Bruce Payne

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    Nick Stahl, Stephen McHattie, Tygh Runyan

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    John Hurt, Cynthia Nixon, Denis O'Hare

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    Marcel Schlutt, Susanne Sachße, John Edward Heys

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    Brent Carver, Gary Farmer, Marcel Sabourin

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    Laura Harring, Oded Fehr, Jill Marie Jones

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