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What are the best LGBT Movies on Netflix Instant available for streaming right now? The list below ranks the best gay and lesbian films on Netflix streaming in one convenient place so you can fully utilize your Netflix service. Some of the best LGBT movies of all time are now available on Netflix Instant so you can catch up on new good gay movies and classic film hits right in your living room.

And good news! This Netflix streaming list has nearly as many of the greatest queer movies as the traditional Netflix DVD service does. New hits like Blue Is the Warmest Color are available on Netflix streaming, as are classic LGBT films and topical documentaries such as Outrage and Tig.

What LGBT films are available on the Netflix streaming? Or better yet, which ones are actually worth watching? We've got answers to both of those questions!

This list is here to get you started on the best LGBT movies Netflix has to offer. This is in no way a complete list, so if you know your favorite gay and lesbian movies aren't here, make sure to add them so other Netflix users can find the best LBGT movies on Netflix Instant Watch.

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The Way He Looks is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best LGBT Movies On Netflix Instant
ChadCaisse added The Way He Looks Fabio Audi, Ghilherme Lobo Really cute movie about a blind boy navigating high school, his best friend, and his sexuality. The Way He Looks is a 2014 Brazilian coming-of-age romantic drama film directed by Daniel Ribeiro, based on the 2010 short film I Don't Want to Go Back Alone. Leonardo (Ghilherme Lobo) is a ...more

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G.B.F. is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best LGBT Movies On Netflix Instant
detaehill added G.B.F. JoJo, Rebecca Gayheart, Megan Mullally G.B.F. is a 2013 American teen comedy film directed by Darren Stein and produced by School Pictures, Parting Shots Media, and Logolite Entertainment. The film made its first official screening ...more

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Handsome Devil is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best LGBT Movies On Netflix Instant
Handsome Devil Nicholas Galitzine, Fionn O'Shea Handsome Devil is a 2016 Irish drama film directed by John Butler. Two opposites, a loner and the top athlete at a rugby-obsessed boarding school become friends, and the authorities test their ...more

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Holding the Man is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best LGBT Movies On Netflix Instant
MichaelChoi added Holding the Man Guy Pearce, Sarah Snook, Geoffrey Rush

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Kiss Me is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best LGBT Movies On Netflix Instant
Kiss Me Lena Endre, Krister Henriksson, Björn Kjellman With Every Heartbeat, also released as Kiss Me, is a 2011 Swedish drama film directed by Alexandra Therese Keining. The film won the "Breakthrough Award" at the 2011 AFI Festival.

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Closet Monster is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best LGBT Movies On Netflix Instant
NoahAlexanderNorton added Closet Monster Connor Jessup, Aaron Abrams, Isabella Rossellini

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Those People is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best LGBT Movies On Netflix Instant
MichaelChoi added Those People Jonathan Gordon, Jason Ralph, Haaz Sleiman

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Milk is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best LGBT Movies On Netflix Instant
MichaelChoi added Milk James Franco, Sean Penn, Josh Brolin Milk is a 2008 American biographical film based on the life of gay rights activist and politician Harvey Milk, who was the first openly gay person to be elected to public office in California, ...more

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Being 17 is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best LGBT Movies On Netflix Instant
MichaelChoi added Being 17 Kacey Mottet Klein, Corentin Fila, Sandrine Kiberlain Being 17 is a 2016 French drama film directed by André Téchiné. The plot follows the romantic and sexual awakening of two seventeen year old boys as their initial animosity, ...more

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10 Year Plan is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best LGBT Movies On Netflix Instant
MichaelChoi added 10 Year Plan Debra Wilson, Michael Adam Hamilton, Michael Rothhaar

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A Perfect Ending is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best LGBT Movies On Netflix Instant
MichaelChoi added A Perfect Ending Morgan Fairchild, Jessica Clark, John Heard A Perfect Ending is a 2011 drama film written and directed by Nicole Conn.

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Hurricane Bianca is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best LGBT Movies On Netflix Instant
MichaelChoi added Hurricane Bianca Alan Cumming, Rachel Dratch, Willam Belli

The Best LGBT Shows On Netflix

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Carol is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best LGBT Movies On Netflix Instant
Carol Cate Blanchett, Rooney Mara, Sarah Paulson Carol is an upcoming British-American romantic drama film directed by Todd Haynes, with a screenplay by Phyllis Nagy based on the novel The Price of Salt by Patricia Highsmith. The film stars ...more

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Blackbird is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best LGBT Movies On Netflix Instant
Blackbird Mo'Nique Imes-Jackson, Isaiah Washington, D. Woods Blackbird is a 2015 drama film directed by Patrik-Ian Polk and starring Mo'Nique and Isaiah Washington in the lead. The film is adapted from the novel of the same name by Larry Duplechan. It is ...more

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Alex Strangelove is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best LGBT Movies On Netflix Instant
Hannah Hannah added Alex Strangelove Daniel Doheny, Antonio Marizale, Joanna Adler Alex Strangelove is a 2018 American comedy film directed by Craig Johnson. Alex Truelove (Daniel Doheny), a well-rounded high school senior with a wonderful girlfriend (Madeline Weinstein), ...more

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Below Her Mouth is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best LGBT Movies On Netflix Instant
Below Her Mouth Tommie-Amber Pirie, Natalie Krill, Elise Bauman

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Pariah is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best LGBT Movies On Netflix Instant
Pariah Kim Wayans, Charles Parnell, Raymond Anthony Thomas "At the club, the music thumps, go-go dancers twirl, shorties gyrate on the dance floor while studs play it cool, and adorably naive 17-year-old Alike takes in the scene with her jaw ...more

Gay Actors Who Play Straight Characters

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Almost Adults is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best LGBT Movies On Netflix Instant
MichaelChoi added Almost Adults Elise Bauman, Natasha Negovanlis, Winny Clarke

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3 Generations is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best LGBT Movies On Netflix Instant
3 Generations Elle Fanning, Naomi Watts, Susan Sarandon 3 Generations is a 2015 American drama film directed by Gaby Dellal and written by Nikole Beckwith and Dellal. Teenager Ray realizes and pursues his true identity as male and his mother Maggie, ...more

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King Cobra is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best LGBT Movies On Netflix Instant
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Henry Gamble's Birthday Party is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best LGBT Movies On Netflix Instant
MichaelChoi added Henry Gamble's Birthday Party Pat Healy, Tyler Ross, Kelly O'Sullivan

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Lazy Eye is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best LGBT Movies On Netflix Instant
MichaelChoi added Lazy Eye

The Best LGBT Movies On Amazon Prime

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Summertime is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best LGBT Movies On Netflix Instant
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Loev is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best LGBT Movies On Netflix Instant
MichaelChoi added Loev

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Room in Rome is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best LGBT Movies On Netflix Instant
Room in Rome Elena Anaya, Enrico Lo Verso, Natasha Yarovenko Room in Rome is a 2010 Spanish erotic romance film, depicting emotional and sexual relations of two women throughout a single night in a hotel room in Rome. The plot is loosely based on another ...more

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The Out List is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best LGBT Movies On Netflix Instant
MichaelChoi added The Out List The Out List is a 2013 documentary film directed by Timothy Greenfield-Sanders.

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Gayby Baby is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best LGBT Movies On Netflix Instant

The Best Drag Queens Of All Time

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Like You Mean It is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best LGBT Movies On Netflix Instant
MichaelChoi added Like You Mean It Gillian Shure, Adrian Quinonez, Denver Milord

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The Girl King is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best LGBT Movies On Netflix Instant
MichaelChoi added The Girl King Malin Buska, Sarah Gadon, Michael Nyqvist

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Tig is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best LGBT Movies On Netflix Instant
Tig Stephanie Allynne, Zach Galifianakis, Sarah Silverman

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Liz in September is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best LGBT Movies On Netflix Instant
MichaelChoi added Liz in September Liz in September is a 2014 Venezuelan drama directed by Fina Torres. While celebrating her birthday, womanizer Liz (Patricia Velasquez) is coaxed into seducing Eva (Eloisa Maturen), a straight ...more

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People You May Know is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best LGBT Movies On Netflix Instant
MichaelChoi added People You May Know Nelly Castillo, Mark Cirillo, Deborah Domínguez

Gay Celebrities Who Never Came Out

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Me Him Her is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best LGBT Movies On Netflix Instant
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4th Man Out is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best LGBT Movies On Netflix Instant
agallagher29 added 4th Man Out

A young mechanic comes out to his extremely straight best friends. Once they get used to the idea, they're determined to help him find the right guy.

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Margarita With A Straw is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best LGBT Movies On Netflix Instant
MichaelChoi added Margarita With A Straw Claire Lautier, Patrick McKenna, Maya Ritter Margarita With A Straw, previously known as Choone Chali Aasman in the Indian market & Margarita With A Straw in the International market is a 2015 Indian film directed by Shonali Bose, ...more

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Other People is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best LGBT Movies On Netflix Instant
Other People Jesse Plemons, Molly Shannon, Bradley Whitford Other People is a 2016 American comedy-drama film written and directed by Chris Kelly and is a semi-autobiographical look at Kelly's family. David (Jesse Plemons), a 29-year-old gay man, moves ...more

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Cherry Pop is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best LGBT Movies On Netflix Instant
Cherry Pop Amanda Brooke Lerner, Nicholas Page, Calen Zewski Cherry Pop is a 2013 short comedy musical film written by Nick Landa and directed by Assaad Yacoub.

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I Am Michael is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best LGBT Movies On Netflix Instant
I Am Michael James Franco, Zachary Quinto, Emma Roberts I Am Michael is a 2015 American biographical drama film directed by Justin Kelly, based on Benoit Denizet-Lewis's New York Times Magazine article "My Ex-Gay Friend." A gay activist ...more

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Jenny's Wedding is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best LGBT Movies On Netflix Instant
MichaelChoi added Jenny's Wedding Katherine Heigl, Alexis Bledel, Tom Wilkinson Jenny's Wedding is a 2015 American independent film directed by Mary Agnes Donoghue. Ready to get married to her girlfriend, Jenny Farrell (Katherine Heigl) must find a way to reveal her ...more

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Mulholland Drive is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best LGBT Movies On Netflix Instant
lloydc added Mulholland Drive Naomi Watts, Billy Ray Cyrus, Melissa George Mulholland Drive is a 2001 American neo-noir mystery film written and directed by David Lynch and starring Naomi Watts, Laura Harring, and Justin Theroux. It tells the story of an aspiring ...more

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Departure is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best LGBT Movies On Netflix Instant
TimothyChak added Departure Alex Lawther, Juliette Stevenson, Phénix Brossard

Beatrice (Juliette Stevenson, Mona Lisa Smile) and her teenage son Elliot (Alex Lawther, The Imitation Game) are preparing for the sale of their vacation home in the south of France. Elliot struggles with his dawning sexuality and an increasing alienation from his mother. Beatrice in turn is upset over the sale and her crumbling marriage. When an enigmatic local teenager, Clément, enters their lives, both mother and son are compelled to confront their desires and, finally, each other.

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Portrait of a Serial Monogamis... is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best LGBT Movies On Netflix Instant
MichaelChoi added Portrait of a Serial Monogamist Robin Duke, Grace Lynn Kung, Masa Lizdek