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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Daniel Day-Lewis, Saeed Jaffrey, Roshan Seth
My Beautiful Laundrette is a 1985 British comedy-drama film directed by Stephen Frears from a screenplay by Hanif Kureishi. The film was also one of the first films released by Working Title ...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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Hugo Weaving, Guy Pearce, Terence Stamp
The Adventures of Priscilla, Queen of the Desert is a 1994 Australian comedy-drama film written and directed by Stephan Elliott. The plot follows the journey of two drag queens and a transsexual ...more
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Mischa Barton, Emily VanCamp, Piper Perabo
Lost and Delirious is a 2001 Canadian drama film directed by Léa Pool and loosely based on the novel The Wives of Bath by Susan Swan. Lost and Delirious is filmed from the perspective of ...more
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Rooney Mara, Diana Scarwid, Rickie Lee Jones
Dream Boy is a 2008 gay-themed romantic drama film written and directed by James Bolton and based on Jim Grimsley's 1995 novel of the same name about two gay teenagers who fall in love in the ...more
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Robert Pattinson, Arly Jover, Matthew McNulty
Little Ashes is a 2008 Spanish-British drama film set against the backdrop of Spain during the 20s and 30s, as three of the era's most creative young talents meet at university and set off on a ...more
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Mariel Hemingway, Scott Glenn, Jim Moody
Personal Best is a 1982 movie centered on a group of women trying to qualify for the American track-and-field team bound for the 1980 Olympic Games. Despite their commitment to their training ...more
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Parker Posey, Chris Kattan, Kristen Schaal
Adam & Steve is a 2005 gay romantic comedy film directed by and starring Craig Chester, who also wrote the screenplay. It deals with the lives of two gay men, played by Chester and Malcolm ...more
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Leonardo DiCaprio, David Thewlis, Romane Bohringer
Total Eclipse is a 1995 film directed by Agnieszka Holland, based on a 1967 play by Christopher Hampton, who also wrote the screenplay. Based on letters and poems, it presents a historically ...more
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Julianne Moore, Annette Bening, Mark Ruffalo
The Kids Are All Right is a 2010 American comedy-drama film directed by Lisa Cholodenko and written by Cholodenko and Stuart Blumberg. A hit at 2010 Sundance, it opened in limited release on ...more
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Sean Hayes, Carmine Giovinazzo, Paul Bartel
Billy's Hollywood Screen Kiss is a 1998 American independent, gay-themed romantic comedy film written and directed by Tommy O'Haver and starring Sean P. Hayes, Brad Rowe, and Meredith Scott ...more
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Sigourney Weaver, Patrick Stewart, Kevin Nealon
Jeffrey is a 1995 American gay romantic comedy directed by Christopher Ashley. It is based on a play depicting the life and times of Richard Jeffrey by Paul Rudnick, who also wrote the ...more
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Daniel Day-Lewis, Glenda Jackson, Peter Finch
Sunday Bloody Sunday is a 1971 British drama film written by Penelope Gilliatt, directed by John Schlesinger and starring Murray Head, Glenda Jackson and Peter Finch. It tells the story of a ...more
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Christina Ricci, Lisa Kudrow, Johnny Galecki
This film is a 1998 film written and directed by Don Roos and stars Christina Ricci, Martin Donovan and Lisa Kudrow.
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Tiare Scanda, Jorge Sanz, Dani Martín
I Love You Baby is a gay-themed romantic comedy from Spain released in 2001.
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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