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The Best LGBTQ+ Movies Streaming On Netflix 

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What are the best LGBTQ+ movies on Netflix 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 LGBTQ+ movies of all time are now available on Netflix so you can catch up on new films and classic hits right in your living room (or on a laptop- the world is your oyster).

What LGBTQ+​​​​​​​ 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 LGBTQ+​​​​​​​ movies Netflix has to offer. 

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Blue Is the Warmest Colo... is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best LGBTQ+ Movies Streaming On Netflix
Léa Seydoux, Adèle Exarchopoulos, Alma Jodorowsky

Released: 2013

Directed by: Abdellatif Kechiche

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A Single Man is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best LGBTQ+ Movies Streaming On Netflix
Julianne Moore, Jon Hamm, Ginnifer Goodwin

Released: 2009

Directed by: Tom Ford

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#26 of 39 Great Movies About the Death of a Spouse #88 of 408 The Best LGBTQ+ Themed Movies

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Loving Annabelle is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best LGBTQ+ Movies Streaming On Netflix
Kevin McCarthy, Wendy Schaal, John P. Farley

Released: 2006

Directed by: Katherine Brooks

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#13 of 93 The Best Lesbian Movies #2 of 21 The Best Lesbian Movies On Netflix

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Edge of Seventeen is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best LGBTQ+ Movies Streaming On Netflix
Edge of Seventeen Lea DeLaria, Tina Holmes, Andersen Gabrych

Released: 1998

Directed by: David Moreton

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Handsome Devil is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best LGBTQ+ Movies Streaming On Netflix
Nicholas Galitzine, Fionn O'Shea

Directed by: John Butler

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Heavenly Creatures is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best LGBTQ+ Movies Streaming On Netflix
Kate Winslet, Peter Jackson, Melanie Lynskey

Released: 1994

Directed by: Peter Jackson

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Holding the Man is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best LGBTQ+ Movies Streaming On Netflix
Ryan Corr Craig Stott

Released: 2015

Directed by: Neil Armfield

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Alex Strangelove is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best LGBTQ+ Movies Streaming On Netflix
Hannah Hannah added Daniel Doheny, Antonio Marizale, Joanna Adler

Released: 2018

Directed by: Craig Johnson

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God's Own Country is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best LGBTQ+ Movies Streaming On Netflix
God's Own Country Josh O'Connor, Alec Secareanu, Ian Hart

Directed by: Francis Lee

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Tig is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best LGBTQ+ Movies Streaming On Netflix
Stephanie Allynne, Zach Galifianakis, Sarah Silverman

Released: 2015

Directed by: Kristina Goolsby, Ashley York

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#17 of 21 The Best Lesbian Movies On Netflix #32 of 37 The Best Documentary Movies Streaming on Netflix

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Paris Is Burning is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best LGBTQ+ Movies Streaming On Netflix

Released: 1990

Directed by: Jennie Livingston

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#64 of 98 The Best Dance Movies Ever Made #117 of 408 The Best LGBTQ+ Themed Movies

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4th Man Out is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best LGBTQ+ Movies Streaming On Netflix

Released: 2015

Directed by: Andrew Nackman

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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Below Her Mouth is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best LGBTQ+ Movies Streaming On Netflix
Below Her Mouth Tommie-Amber Pirie, Natalie Krill, Elise Bauman

Directed by: April Mullen

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Chasing Amy is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best LGBTQ+ Movies Streaming On Netflix
Ben Affleck, Matt Damon, Kevin Smith

Released: 1997

Directed by: Kevin Smith

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A Perfect Ending is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best LGBTQ+ Movies Streaming On Netflix
A Perfect Ending Morgan Fairchild, Jessica Clark, John Heard

Released: 2012

Directed by: Nicole Conn

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#21 of 27 Great Mainstream Movies About Lesbians #25 of 25 The Best Romantic Dramas Movies on Netflix

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Philadelphia is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best LGBTQ+ Movies Streaming On Netflix
Tom Hanks, Denzel Washington, Julius Erving

Released: 1993

Directed by: Jonathan Demme

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3 Generations is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best LGBTQ+ Movies Streaming On Netflix
Elle Fanning, Naomi Watts, Susan Sarandon

Directed by: Gaby Dellal

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Loev is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best LGBTQ+ Movies Streaming On Netflix
MichaelChoi added Dhruv Ganesh, Shiv Panditt, Siddharth Menon

Released: May 1, 2017

Directed by: Sudhanshu Saria

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People You May Know is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best LGBTQ+ Movies Streaming On Netflix
MichaelChoi added People You May Know Nelly Castillo, Mark Cirillo, Deborah Domínguez

Directed by: JC Falcon

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Moonlight is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best LGBTQ+ Movies Streaming On Netflix
Trevante Rhodes, André Holland, Janelle Monáe

Released: 2016

Directed by: Barry Jenkins

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Dallas Buyers Club is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best LGBTQ+ Movies Streaming On Netflix
Jennifer Garner, Matthew McConaughey, Jared Leto

Released: 2013

Directed by: Jean-Marc Vallée

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Princess Cyd is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best LGBTQ+ Movies Streaming On Netflix
Rebecca Spence, Jessie Pinnick, Malic White

Released: May 2017

Directed by: Stephen Cone

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Other People is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best LGBTQ+ Movies Streaming On Netflix
Other People Jesse Plemons, Molly Shannon, Bradley Whitford

Directed by: Chris Kelly

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I Am Michael is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best LGBTQ+ Movies Streaming On Netflix
I Am Michael James Franco, Zachary Quinto, Emma Roberts

Released: 2017

Directed by: Justin Kelly

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The Death and Life of Ma... is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best LGBTQ+ Movies Streaming On Netflix
Victoria Cruz, Marsha P. Johnson, Sylvia Rivera

Released: 2017

Directed by: David France