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The Best R-Rated Gay Interest Movies

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List of R-Rated gay interest movies, ranked from best to worst with movie trailers when available. This list takes the best R-Rated gay interest movies and pits them against each other to see once and for all what the greatest R-Rated Gay Interest movie of all time is. This list of popular R-Rated gay interest movies includes information like who directed the film, when it was released and which actors starred in the movie. If you think the top R-Rated Gay Interest 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 R-Rated Gay Interest films on this list. If you're trying to find a specific R-Rated Gay Interest film you can search this list and filter to find what you're looking for.

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  • Heavenly Creatures1
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    Heavenly Creatures

    Kate Winslet, Peter Jackson

    Released1994

    Directed byPeter Jackson

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  • Transamerica2
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    Transamerica

    Felicity Huffman, Kevin Zegers

    Released2005

    Directed byDuncan Tucker

    Transamerica is a 2005 independent comedy-drama film produced by IFC Films and The Weinstein...  more

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  • Maurice3
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    Maurice

    Helena Bonham Carter, Hugh Grant

    Released1987

    Directed byJames Ivory

    Maurice is a 1987 British romantic drama film based on the novel of the same title by E. M....  more

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  • But I'm a Cheerleader4
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    But I'm a Cheerleader

    Michelle Williams, RuPaul

    Released1999

    Directed byJamie Babbit

    But I'm a Cheerleader is a 1999 satirical romantic comedy film directed by Jamie Babbit and...  more

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  • Trick5
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    Trick

    Miss Coco Peru, Tori Spelling

    Released1999

    Directed byJim Fall

    Trick is a 1999 American gay-themed romantic comedy film starring Christian Campbell, John...  more

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  • Gods and Monsters6
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    Gods and Monsters

    Ian McKellen, Brendan Fraser

    Released1998

    Directed byBill Condon

    Gods and Monsters is a 1998 British-American drama film that recounts the last days of the...  more

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  • Wilde7
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    Wilde

    Jude Law, Orlando Bloom

    Released1997

    Directed byBrian Gilbert

    Wilde is a 1997 British biographical film directed by Brian Gilbert with Stephen Fry in the...  more

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  • The Adventures of Priscilla, Queen of the Desert8

    Released1994

    Directed byStephan Elliott

    The Adventures of Priscilla, Queen of the Desert is a 1994 Australian comedy-drama film...  more
  • My Beautiful Laundrette9
    34
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    My Beautiful Laundrette

    Daniel Day-Lewis, Saeed Jaffrey

    Released1985

    Directed byStephen Frears

    My Beautiful Laundrette is a 1985 British comedy-drama film directed by Stephen Frears from a...  more

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  • Dream Boy10
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    Dream Boy

    Rooney Mara, Diana Scarwid

    Released2008

    Directed byJames Bolton

    Dream Boy is a 2008 gay-themed romantic drama film written and directed by James Bolton and...  more
  • Adam & Steve11
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    Adam & Steve

    Parker Posey, Chris Kattan

    Released2005

    Directed byCraig Chester

    Adam & Steve is a 2005 gay romantic comedy film directed by and starring Craig Chester, who...  more
  • Little Ashes12
    24
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    Little Ashes

    Robert Pattinson, Arly Jover

    Released2008

    Directed byPaul Morrison

    Little Ashes is a 2008 Spanish-British drama film set against the backdrop of Spain during the...  more

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  • Total Eclipse13
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    Total Eclipse

    Leonardo DiCaprio, David Thewlis

    Released1995

    Directed byAgnieszka Holland

    Total Eclipse is a 1995 film directed by Agnieszka Holland, based on a 1967 play by...  more
  • Lost and Delirious14
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    Lost and Delirious

    Mischa Barton, Emily VanCamp

    Released2001

    Directed byLéa Pool

    Lost and Delirious is a 2001 Canadian drama film directed by Léa Pool and loosely based on the...  more
  • Billy's Hollywood Screen Kiss15
    29
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    Billy's Hollywood Screen Kiss

    Sean Hayes, Carmine Giovinazzo

    Released1998

    Directed byTommy O'Haver

    Billy's Hollywood Screen Kiss is a 1998 American independent, gay-themed romantic comedy film...  more
  • The Opposite of Sex16
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    The Opposite of Sex

    Christina Ricci, Lisa Kudrow

    Released1998

    Directed byDon Roos

    This film is a 1998 film written and directed by Don Roos and stars Christina Ricci, Martin...  more

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  • Personal Best17
    24
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    Personal Best

    Mariel Hemingway, Scott Glenn

    Released1982

    Directed byRobert Towne

    Personal Best is a 1982 movie centered on a group of women trying to qualify for the American...  more
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  • Jeffrey18
    18
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    Jeffrey

    Sigourney Weaver, Patrick Stewart

    Released1995

    Directed byChristopher Ashley

    Jeffrey is a 1995 American gay romantic comedy directed by Christopher Ashley. It is based on...  more

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  • The Kids Are All Right19
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    The Kids Are All Right

    Julianne Moore, Annette Bening

    Released2010

    Directed byLisa Cholodenko

    The Kids Are All Right is a 2010 American comedy-drama film directed by Lisa Cholodenko and...  more
  • Sunday Bloody Sunday20
    20
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    Sunday Bloody Sunday

    Murray Head, Glenda Jackson

    Released1971

    Directed byJohn Schlesinger

    Sunday Bloody Sunday is a 1971 British drama film directed by John Schlesinger. A...  more

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  • The Broken Hearts Club: A Romantic Comedy21
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    Released2000

    Directed byGreg Berlanti

    The Broken Hearts Club: A Romantic Comedy is a 2000 American film written and directed by Greg...  more
  • I Love You Baby22
    22
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    I Love You Baby

    Tiare Scanda, Jorge Sanz

    Released2001

    Directed byAlfonso Albacete, David Menkes

    I Love You Baby is a gay-themed romantic comedy from Spain released in 2001....  more

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  • Get Real23
    14
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    Get Real

    Ben Silverstone, Brad Gorton

    Released1998

    Directed bySimon Shore

    Get Real is a 1998 British drama film directed by Simon Shore, based on the play What's Wrong...  more
  • Holding Trevor24
    16
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    Holding Trevor

    Jay Brannan, Brent Gorski

    Released2007

    Directed byRosser Goodman

    Holding Trevor is a 2007 gay American romantic-drama written by and starring Brent Gorski as...  more
  • The Boys in the Band25
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    The Boys in the Band

    Maud Adams, Kenneth Nelson

    Released1970

    Directed byWilliam Friedkin

    The Boys in the Band is a 1970 American drama film directed by William Friedkin. The...  more

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