LGBTQ+ Great Movies About Bisexual Characters  

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A number of movie lovers' favorite films feature compelling bisexual characters. The best movies about bisexuality are about people falling in and out of love regardless of their partner's gender. This is a list of the greatest movies about bisexuals including everything from My Own Private Idaho to Velvet Goldmine to Scott Pilgrim vs. the World.

What films will you find on this list of good movies about bisexual characters? In The Rocky Horror Picture Show, the eccentric and sensual Dr. Frank N. Furter (Tim Curry) seduces both male and female partners, all while belting out catchy rock numbers. Wild Things is another entertaining modern movie about bisexuality. Liam Neeson plays the pioneering title character in the film Kinsey. Other good movies featured on this list include Personal Best, The Runaways, and The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo.

Which movie featuring bisexual characters is your favorite? Give the best films a thumbs up and please add any movies that are missing.

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Velvet Goldmine is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Great Movies About Bisexual Characters
Christian Bale, Ewan McGregor, Jonathan Rhys Meyers
Velvet Goldmine is a British drama film directed and co-written by Todd Haynes set in Britain during the glam rock days of the early 1970s; it tells the story of the fictional pop star Brian ...more
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Orlando is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Great Movies About Bisexual Characters
Tilda Swinton, Billy Zane, Toby Jones
Orlando is a 1992 drama romance film written by Sally Potter and Virginia Woolf and directed by Sally Potter.
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My Own Private Idaho is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Great Movies About Bisexual Characters
Keanu Reeves, Jim Caviezel, River Phoenix
My Own Private Idaho is a 1991 American independent drama film written and directed by Gus Van Sant, loosely based on Shakespeare's Henry IV, Part 1, Henry IV, Part 2, and Henry V, and starring ...more
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Black Swan is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Great Movies About Bisexual Characters
Natalie Portman, Mila Kunis, Winona Ryder
Black Swan is a 2010 American psychological thriller-horror film directed by Darren Aronofsky and starring Natalie Portman, Vincent Cassel, and Mila Kunis. The plot revolves around a production ...more
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Angels of Sex is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Great Movies About Bisexual Characters
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Scott Pilgrim vs. the World is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Great Movies About Bisexual Characters
Anna Kendrick, Chris Evans, Mary Elizabeth Winstead
Scott Pilgrim vs. the World is a 2010 comedy film co-written, produced and directed by Edgar Wright, based on the graphic novel series Scott Pilgrim by Bryan Lee O'Malley. It stars Michael Cera ...more
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The Runaways is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Great Movies About Bisexual Characters
Kristen Stewart, Dakota Fanning, Tatum O'Neal
The Runaways is a 2010 American drama film about the 1970s all-girl rock band of the same name written and directed by Floria Sigismondi. It is based on the book Neon Angel: A Memoir of a ...more
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The Rocky Horror Picture Show is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Great Movies About Bisexual Characters
Susan Sarandon, Tim Curry, Meat Loaf
The Rocky Horror Picture Show is a 1975 British-American musical comedy horror film directed by Jim Sharman. The screenplay was written by Sharman and Richard O'Brien based on the 1973 musical ...more
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Frida is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Great Movies About Bisexual Characters
Salma Hayek, Edward Norton, Ashley Judd
Frida is a 2002 Miramax/Ventanarosa biopic which depicts the professional and private life of the surrealist Mexican painter Frida Kahlo. It stars Salma Hayek in her Academy Award-nominated ...more
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Cabaret is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Great Movies About Bisexual Characters
Liza Minnelli, Michael York, Joel Grey
Cabaret is a 1972 musical film directed by Bob Fosse and starring Liza Minnelli, Michael York and Joel Grey. The film is set in Berlin during the Weimar Republic in 1931, under the ominous ...more
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The Girl with the Dragon Tatto... is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Great Movies About Bisexual Characters
Noomi Rapace, Marika Lagercrantz, Lena Endre
The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo is a 2009 Swedish drama thriller film based on the novel of the same name by Swedish author/journalist Stieg Larsson. It is the first book in the trilogy known as ...more
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May is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Great Movies About Bisexual Characters
Anna Faris, Nora Zehetner, Jeremy Sisto
May is a 2002 American horror film written and directed by Lucky McKee in his directorial debut. Starring Angela Bettis, Jeremy Sisto, Anna Faris, and James Duval, the film follows a lonely ...more
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Appropriate Behavior is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Great Movies About Bisexual Characters
Aimee Mullins, Scott Adsit, Arian Moayed
Appropriate Behaviour is an British comedy film, which premiered on January 18, 2014 at the 2014 Sundance Film Festival. Written and directed by Desiree Akhavan, the film stars Akhavan as ...more
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Kinsey is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Great Movies About Bisexual Characters
Liam Neeson, Tim Curry, John Lithgow
Kinsey is a 2004 American biographical drama film written and directed by Bill Condon. It describes the life of Alfred Charles Kinsey, a pioneer in the area of sexology. His 1948 publication, ...more
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Wild Things is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Great Movies About Bisexual Characters
Bill Murray, Denise Richards, Kevin Bacon
Wild Things is a 1998 American thriller film starring Matt Dillon, Neve Campbell, Kevin Bacon, Denise Richards and Theresa Russell. It was directed by John McNaughton. An "uncut" ...more
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Chasing Amy is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Great Movies About Bisexual Characters
Ben Affleck, Matt Damon, Kevin Smith
Chasing Amy is a 1997 American romantic comedy film written and directed by Kevin Smith. The central tension revolves around sexuality, sexual history, and evolving friendships. It is the third ...more
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Kaboom is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Great Movies About Bisexual Characters
Juno Temple, Kelly Lynch, Haley Bennett
Kaboom is a 2010 youth culture alternative film written and directed by Gregg Araki. The film stars Thomas Dekker, Juno Temple, Haley Bennett and James Duval. It premiered at the 2010 Cannes ...more
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Personal Best is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Great Movies About Bisexual Characters
Mariel Hemingway, Scott Glenn, Jim Moody
Personal Best is a 1982 movie centered on a group of women trying to qualify for the American track-and-field team bound for the 1980 Olympic Games. Despite their commitment to their training ...more
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De-Lovely is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Great Movies About Bisexual Characters
Sheryl Crow, Ashley Judd, Alanis Morissette
De-Lovely is a 2004 musical biopic directed by Irwin Winkler. The screenplay by Jay Cocks is based on the life and career of Cole Porter, from his first meeting with Linda Lee Thomas until his ...more
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Liquid Sky is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Great Movies About Bisexual Characters
Anne Carlisle, Jack Adalist, Bob Brady
Liquid Sky is an independent American science fiction film. It debuted at the Montreal Film festival in August 1982 and was well received at several film festivals thereafter. It was produced ...more