The Best Gay Themed Movies Films

The Best Gay Themed Movies

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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-themed movies ever made, many of which are streaming on Netflix and Amazon Prime. Find your favorites on The Best LGBT Movies on Netflix Instant and The Best LGBT Movies on Amazon Prime lists.

 This gay-themed movie list can be sorted by cast, year, director and more. This list of gay themed films also contains gay-themed movie titles that can be clicked on for more information about the film. It includes films about gay men and lesbians alike, from Brokeback Mountain and Shelter to Philadelphia and Boys Don't Cry. This gay-themed films list can also be copied to start your own. This list, though, contains the best gay-themed movies of all time, as voted on by fans of the films This gay-themed movie list can be sorted by alphabetically, by director, by year, and more, but is currently ordered from best to worst. Upvote your favorite movies on this list to see them get to the top, just like you always hoped they would.

List of gay-themed films includes gay-themed movie titles that can be clicked on for more information about the film. Re-rank this list to fit your opinions, the share it with your friends, to find out how they would rank it via votes.

These are the top films in the gay-themed genre, meaning that each and every one of these is a movie with at least a single element of the gay-themed genre in it, be it the motifs of the gay-themed genre or just some of the most common archetypes. This includes lots of gay romantic comedies as well as romantic gay movies in general. Asian gay films. I mean really every kind of LGBT-themed movie about homosexual men is right here for ya. 

Make sure to vote for movies like Latter Days or Mysterious Skin if you like them. If we missed any gay themed 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 themed movies of all time and are voted on by people who really care about gay themed 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 themed movies. List includes photos and gay romance movie trailers next to the names of the movies.

This list includes Fish Can't Fly: Conversations About God and Struggling to Be Gay, Coffee Date and more.

Whether you're at home and want to watch these gay themed 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 themed movies that can be helpful in either situation to see where they all stack up. So from the latest, to the greatest gay themed movies, here is the full gay themed movies list, ordered from best to worst.


Plenty of well-known directors have been associated with Gay Themed films, including Richard Lester and Rikki Beadle-Blair.


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    Shelter

    most listed
    Albert Reed, Alicia Sixtos, Katie Walder

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  2. 2
    + 835
    - 152
    Brokeback Mountain


    Anne Hathaway, Jake Gyllenhaal, Kate Mara

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  3. 3
    + 582
    - 96
    Latter Days


    Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Jacqueline Bissett, Amber Benson

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  4. 4
    + 378
    - 46
    Beautiful Thing

    added by nwadoug
    Meera Syal, Ben Daniels, Linda Henry

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  5. 5
    + 142
    - 14
    Milk

    added by AbzoluteArtistry
    James Franco, Sean Penn, Josh Brolin

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  6. 6
    + 295
    - 74
    Maurice


    Helena Bonham Carter, Hugh Grant, Ben Kingsley

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  7. 7
    + 239
    - 55
    Weekend

    added by D Church
    Tom Cullen, Kieran Hardcastle, Chris New

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  8. 8
    + 230
    - 62
    Mysterious Skin


    Michelle Trachtenberg, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Elisabeth Shue

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  9. 9
    + 199
    - 25
    Free Fall

    ranked low on reranks & added by Booster
    Péter Forgács, Tibor SzemzĹ‘, András Soós

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  10. 10
    + 184
    - 46
    Edge of Seventeen


    Lea DeLaria, Tina Holmes, Andersen Gabrych

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  11. 11
    + 328
    - 82
    The Adventures of Priscilla, Queen of the Desert


    Hugo Weaving, Guy Pearce, Terence Stamp

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  12. 12
    + 254
    - 68
    Trick


    Miss Coco Peru, Tori Spelling, Missi Pyle

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  13. 13
    + 201
    - 51
    Transamerica


    Felicity Huffman, Kevin Zegers, Carrie Preston

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  14. 14
    + 127
    - 17
    Get Real

    added by DanielLahaie
    Ben Silverstone, Brad Gorton, Louise J. Taylor

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  15. 15
    + 324
    - 88
    Philadelphia


    Tom Hanks, Denzel Washington, Julius Erving

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  16. 16
    + 145
    - 23
    The Birdcage

    added by TonyRois
    Robin Williams, Gene Hackman, Hank Azaria

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  17. 17
    + 204
    - 52
    Summer Storm


    Robert Stadlober, Alicja Bachleda-Curus, Jürgen Tonkel

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  18. 18
    + 220
    - 58
    Torch Song Trilogy


    Matthew Broderick, Anne Bancroft, Harvey Fierstein

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    + 124
    - 20
    Were the World Mine

    added by 2probb
    Zelda Rae Williams, Christian Stolte, David Darlow

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  20. 20
    + 241
    - 73
    To Wong Foo, Thanks for Everything! Julie Newmar


    Robin Williams, Naomi Campbell, Patrick Swayze

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    + 177
    - 47
    The Broken Hearts Club: A Romantic Comedy


    Nia Long, Timothy Olyphant, Jennifer Coolidge

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  22. 22
    + 102
    - 25
    Shortbus

    added by 2probb
    Daniela Sea, Justin Vivian Bond, Miriam Shor Adults only.

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    + 179
    - 50
    Gods and Monsters


    Ian McKellen, Brendan Fraser, Lynn Redgrave

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    + 116
    - 26
    Yossi & Jagger

    added by 2probb
    Ohad Knoller, Yehuda Levi, Asi Cohen

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    + 193
    - 65
    Boys Don't Cry


    Hilary Swank, Chloë Sevigny, Natalie Zea

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    + 199
    - 71
    My Own Private Idaho


    Keanu Reeves, Jim Caviezel, River Phoenix

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    + 156
    - 49
    Jeffrey


    Sigourney Weaver, Patrick Stewart, Kevin Nealon

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    + 129
    - 20
    Prayers for Bobby

    ranked low on reranks & added by NicholasCallahan
    Sigourney Weaver, Henry Czerny, Carly Schroeder

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  29. 29
    + 82
    - 22
    Priest

    added by 2probb
    Robert Carlyle, Tom Wilkinson, Marsha Thomason

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  30. 30
    + 129
    - 42
    A Home at the End of the World


    Colin Farrell, Robin Wright, Sissy Spacek

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  31. 31
    + 86
    - 22
    Bent

    added by 2probb
    Rachel Weisz, Jude Law, Ian McKellen

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  32. 32
    + 123
    - 45
    The Wedding Banquet


    Michael Gaston, Winston Chao, Mitchell Lichtenstein

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  33. 33
    + 123
    - 23
    Geography Club

    ranked low on reranks & added by johanjordaan21
    Ana Gasteyer, Scott Bakula, Meaghan Martin

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    + 85
    - 26
    G.B.F.

    added by AnotherGuy
    JoJo, Sasha Pieterse, Andrea Bowen Great, funny & inventive film. Awesome cast. 10/10

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    + 70
    - 27
    C.R.A.Z.Y.

    added by dee123
    Marc-André Grondin, Danielle Proulx, Mariloup Wolfe

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  36. 36
    + 143
    - 42
    Longtime Companion

    ranked low on reranks
    Mary-Louise Parker, Tony Shalhoub, Dermot Mulroney

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  37. 37
    + 61
    - 17
    Hedwig and the Angry Inch

    added by AbzoluteArtistry
    Rosie O'Donnell, Andrea Martin, Michael Pitt

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  38. 38
    + 160
    - 54
    My Beautiful Laundrette

    ranked low on reranks
    Daniel Day-Lewis, Saeed Jaffrey, Roshan Seth

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  39. 39
    + 91
    - 41
    The Hours

    often listed & ranked high on reranks
    Nicole Kidman, Meryl Streep, Julianne Moore

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  40. 40
    + 50
    - 14
    Cabaret

    added by 2probb
    Liza Minnelli, Michael York, Joel Grey

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  41. 41
    + 52
    - 14
    Big Eden

    added by TonyRois
    Louise Fletcher, Tim DeKay, George Coe

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  42. 42
    + 82
    - 17

    ranked low on reranks & added by LeeMarkuckis
    Hoje Eu Quero Voltar Sozinho

  43. 43
    + 87
    - 20
    Jongens

    ranked low on reranks & added by z4chvanwin
    Jongens Gijs Blom, Ko Zandvliet, Jonas Smulders

  44. 44
    + 122
    - 71
    I Love You Phillip Morris

    often listed & ranked high on reranks
    Jim Carrey, Ewan McGregor, Leslie Mann

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  45. 45
    + 88
    - 47
    Sordid Lives

    often listed & ranked high on reranks
    Olivia Newton-John, Beau Bridges, Bonnie Bedelia

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  46. 46
    + 81
    - 46
    L.I.E.

    often listed & ranked high on reranks
    Brian Cox, Paul Dano, Bruce Altman

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  47. 47
    + 108
    - 42
    The Boys in the Band

    ranked low on reranks
    Maud Adams, Kenneth Nelson, Keith Prentice

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  48. 48
    + 150
    - 69
    Eating Out

    ranked low on reranks
    Jim Verraros, Rebekah Kochan, Ryan Carnes

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  49. 49
    + 109
    - 43
    The Object of My Affection


    Jennifer Aniston, Hayden Panettiere, Sarah Hyland

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  50. 50
    + 107
    - 42
    The Kids Are All Right


    Julianne Moore, Annette Bening, Mark Ruffalo

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