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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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Peter Jackson and Stephen Frears have both directed a R Gay Interest film, as have other really creative and talented directors.

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Boys Don't Cry Hilary Swank, Chloë Sevigny, Natalie Zea
Boys Don't Cry is a 1999 American independent romantic drama film directed by Kimberly Peirce and co-written by Andy Bienen. The film is a dramatization of the real-life story of Brandon Teena, ...more
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Kristen Schaal, Karen Allen, Michael Lerner
Poster Boy is a 2004 gay-themed drama film. It toured the gay and lesbian film festival circuit beginning in 2004 before a limited theatrical release in 2006.
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Barbet Schroeder, Juan David Restrepo, Germán Jaramillo
Our Lady of the Assassins is a film by Barbet Schroeder about a Colombian author in his fifties who returns to his hometown of Medellín after 30 years of absence to find himself trapped ...more
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Jennifer Esposito, Domenick Lombardozzi, Christopher Lawford
Kiss Me, Guido is a 1997 independent film comedy. Written and directed by Tony Vitale and produced by Ira Deutchman and Christine Vachon, it stars Nick Scotti, Anthony Barrile, Anthony DeSando ...more
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Terrence Howard, David Arquette, Elliott Gould
Johns is a 1996 American drama film starring David Arquette and Lukas Haas, who portray hustlers who work Santa Monica Boulevard.
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Parker Posey, Sarah Polley, Jane Leeves
The Event is a 2003 drama film directed by Thom Fitzgerald. It tells the story of Matt Shapiro who has died in Manhattan, resulting in an aborted 9-1-1 call. Attorney Nick DeVivo interviews ...more
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Kate Winslet, Peter Jackson, Melanie Lynskey
Heavenly Creatures is a 1994 New Zealand drama film directed by Peter Jackson, from a screenplay he co-wrote with his partner, Fran Walsh, about the notorious 1954 Parker–Hulme case in ...more
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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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Morgan Fairchild, Chad Allen, Jared Keeso
Shock to the System is a 2006 gay-themed mystery film. It is the second film adaptation of a Richard Stevenson novel featuring fictional detective Donald Strachey. The film premiered at the 2006 ...more
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Kim Nam-gil, Kim Jung-hwa, Yang Ik-Joon
No Regret is a 2006 South Korean film and the feature film directorial debut of Leesong Hee-il, based on his earlier short Good Romance. No Regret is the first commercially released South Korean ...more
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Hu Jun, Liu Ye, Su Jin
Lan Yu is a gay-themed Hong Kong-Chinese film, set in Beijing in China, by Hong Kong director Stanley Kwan in 2001, and features full-frontal male nudity.
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Felicity Huffman, Kevin Zegers, Carrie Preston
Transamerica is a 2005 independent comedy-drama film produced by IFC Films and The Weinstein Company. The film tells the story of Bree, a transgender woman, who goes on a road trip with her ...more
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Tru Loved Jane Lynch, Alexandra Paul, Jasmine Guy
Tru Loved is a 2008 Independent film written and directed by Stewart Wade.
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Miss Coco Peru, Tori Spelling, Missi Pyle
Trick is a 1999 American gay-themed romantic comedy film starring Christian Campbell, John Paul Pitoc and Tori Spelling. Independently produced by Eric d'Arbeloff, Ross Katz and Fall, the film ...more
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Helena Bonham Carter, Hugh Grant, Ben Kingsley
Maurice is a 1987 British romantic drama film based on the novel of the same title by E. M. Forster. It is a tale of homosexual love in early 20th century England, following its main character ...more
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Jude Law, Orlando Bloom, Stephen Fry
Wilde is a 1997 British biographical film directed by Brian Gilbert with Stephen Fry in the title role. The screenplay by Julian Mitchell is based on the Pulitzer Prize-winning 1987 biography of ...more
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Salma Hayek, Ethan Hawke, Thomas Jane
The Velocity of Gary, also known as The Velocity of Gary* *, is a 1999 American dramatic comedy film directed by Dan Ireland and written by James Still, based on his homonymous play. It stars ...more
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That Tender Touch Dolly Read, Susan Bernard, Bee Tompkins
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Ian McKellen, Brendan Fraser, Lynn Redgrave
Gods and Monsters is a 1998 British-American drama film that recounts the last days of the life of troubled film director James Whale, whose experience of WWI is a central theme. It stars Ian ...more
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Michelle Williams, RuPaul, Natasha Lyonne
But I'm a Cheerleader is a 1999 satirical romantic comedy film directed by Jamie Babbit and written by Brian Wayne Peterson. Natasha Lyonne stars as Megan Bloomfield, a high school cheerleader ...more
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Jeffrey Tambor, Audra Lindley, Denise Crosby
Desert Hearts is a 1985 lesbian-themed romantic drama film loosely based on the Jane Rule novel Desert of the Heart. Directed by Donna Deitch, the film stars Helen Shaver and Patricia ...more
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Nathan Hale Williams, Emanuel Xavier, Haaz Sleiman
The Ski Trip is a 2004 LGBT independent romantic comedy movie written and directed by openly gay entertainer Maurice Jamal. It was released on DVD on July 11, 2006.
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Sarah Polley, Peter MacNeill, Kerry Fox
The Hanging Garden is a 1997 British/Canadian movie written and directed by Thom Fitzgerald that is about the duality of life and death and the way seemingly very different choices in life can ...more
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Jo Ann Harris, Brooke Bundy, Kevin Coughlin
The Gay Deceivers is a 1969 gay-themed comedy film with a twist ending. The film derives much of its humor through the use of stereotypes. According to gay film historian Vito Russo in his book ...more
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Fish, Steven Berkoff, Michael Praed
9 Dead Gay Guys is a 2002 British comedy film by director Lab Ky Mo starring Brendan Mackey and Glen Mulhern and released by TLA Releasing.