The 25+ Best PG-Rated LGBTQ+ Movies

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List of PG LGBTQ+ movies, ranked from best to worst with movie trailers when available. This list takes the best PG LGBTQ+ movies and pits them against each other to see once and for all what the greatest PG LGBTQ+ movie of all time is. This list of popular PG LGBTQ+ movies includes information like who directed the film, when it was released and which actors starred in the movie. If you think the top PG LGBTQ+ movie isn't as high as it should be then be sure to vote it up so it can take its rightful place among the other great PG LGBTQ+ films on this list. If you're trying to find a specific PG LGBTQ+ film you can search this list and filter to find what you're looking for.

Examples of movies on this list: Grease, The Producers and more.

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Use this list if you're looking for some new LGBTQ+ movies that are rated PG. Between Netflix, Hulu and other services there are thousands of great LGBTQ+ movies rated PG, so get out there and start watching.

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Alfred Hitchcock and Mel Brooks have both directed a PG LGBT film, as have other really creative and talented directors.

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  • Cabaret
    Liza Minnelli, Joel Grey, Michael York
    21 votes
    • Released: 1972
    • Directed by: Bob Fosse

    Set against the backdrop of 1930s Berlin during the rise of the Nazi Party, Cabaret centers around the lives of performers at the Kit Kat Klub, including bisexual chanteuse Sally Bowles. The film masterfully combines iconic songs, dazzling performances, and thought-provoking exploration of sexual identity and politics, revealing the fragile line between decadence and destruction.

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  • Hairspray
    John Travolta, Nikki Blonsky, Amanda Bynes
    45 votes
    • Released: 2007
    • Directed by: Adam Shankman

    Set in 1960s Baltimore, Hairspray tells the story of Tracy Turnblad, a big-hearted high school girl who becomes an overnight sensation when she lands a spot on a local television dance show. The film uses catchy musical numbers and vibrant costumes to address serious topics such as body image, race relations, and LGBTQ+ acceptance, all while maintaining its uplifting spirit and inspiring message of inclusion.

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  • Victor Victoria
    Julie Andrews, James Garner, Alex Karras
    24 votes
    • Released: 1982
    • Directed by: Blake Edwards

    A delightful musical comedy set in 1930s Paris, Victor Victoria follows the story of a struggling female singer who teams up with a gay male performer to transform herself into a male impersonator of a female performer, dazzling audiences and causing havoc in the process. This comedy of errors smartly explores gender identity, acceptance, and the power of love and friendship, transcending boundaries.

  • Another Country
    Rupert Everett, Colin Firth, Michael Jenn
    12 votes
    • Released: 1984
    • Directed by: Marek Kanievska

    Based on the life of British spy Guy Burgess, this riveting drama explores the experiences of a group of friends attending a prestigious English boarding school in the 1930s, where homosexuality is strictly forbidden. As love blossoms between two of the boys, the oppressive environment and societal expectations lead to tragic consequences, highlighting the damaging effects of forced conformity on the lives of LGBTQ+ individuals.

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  • Strangers on a Train
    Robert Walker, Farley Granger, Ruth Roman
    13 votes
    • Released: 1951
    • Directed by: Alfred Hitchcock

    This Alfred Hitchcock classic tells the thrilling story of two strangers who meet on a train and devise a deadly pact to "trade" murders, with one of the characters exhibiting subtle homosexual undertones. The subtextual relationship between the two leads adds depth and intrigue to the gripping narrative, making it one of the earliest and most significant examples of mainstream films incorporating LGBTQ+ themes.

  • Mannequin
    Andrew McCarthy, Kim Cattrall, Estelle Getty
    14 votes
    • Released: 1987
    • Directed by: Michael Gottlieb

    In this quirky romantic comedy, an aspiring artist who creates a beautiful mannequin discovers that she comes to life as a spirited young woman, with the two falling in love. While not explicitly an LGBTQ+ film, its playful exploration of fantasy, non-traditional relationships, and breaking societal norms lends itself to the wider themes of inclusion and acceptance.

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