The Best Transgender Movies

Here is a list of the best transgender movies ever made, ranked by movie fans with film trailers when available. This transgender movie list is ordered by popularity, so only the greatest movies about transgender are at the top of the list. If there are any great movies about transgender you believe we missed, please feel free to add them to the list yourself. The films on this list are the most famous transgender and transsexual movies of all time, so use it to find some movies that you haven't seen already. Click on these transgender movie titles for more information about the films.

This list answers the questions, "What are the best transgender movies?" and "What is the greatest transgender movie of all time?"

Various bits of information are included with these popular transgender movies, such as who directed them, when they were released and who starred in the films. Whether you're watching these transgender movies on DVD, Blu-ray or streaming, these good transgender movies can be enjoyed no matter what.

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  • Boy Meets Girl
    Michael Welch, Eric Schaeffer, Randall Newsome
    • Released: 2014
    • Directed by: Eric Schaeffer
  • Soldier's Girl
    Troy Garity, Lee Pace, Andre Braugher
    • Released: 2003
    • Directed by: Frank Pierson
  • Boys Don't Cry
    Hilary Swank, Chloë Sevigny, Peter Sarsgaard
    • Released: 1999
    • Directed by: Kimberly Peirce
  • The Crying Game
    Stephen Rea, Miranda Richardson, Forest Whitaker
    • Released: 1992
    • Directed by: Neil Jordan
  • A Fantastic Woman
    Daniela Vega, Francisco Reyes, Luis Gnecco
    • Released: 2017
    • Directed by: Sebastián Lelio
  • Transamerica
    Felicity Huffman, Kevin Zegers, Fionnula Flanagan
    • Released: 2005
    • Directed by: Duncan Tucker
  • The Adventures of Priscilla, Queen of the Desert
    Terence Stamp, Hugo Weaving, Guy Pearce
    • Released: 1994
    • Directed by: Stephan Elliott
  • Pariah
    Adepero Oduye, Pernell Walker, Aasha Davis
    • Released: 2011
    • Directed by: Dee Rees
  • Different for Girls
    Steven Mackintosh, Rupert Graves, Miriam Margolyes
    • Released: 1996
    • Directed by: Richard Spence
  • Tangerine
    Kitana Kiki Rodriguez, Mya Taylor, Karren Karagulian
    • Released: 2015
    • Directed by: Sean Baker
  • All About My Mother
    Cecilia Roth, Eloy Azorín, Marisa Paredes
    • Released: 1999
    • Directed by: Pedro Almodóvar
  • Funeral Parade of Roses
    Peter, Masato Harada, Toshiya Fujita
    • Released: 1969
    • Directed by: Toshio Matsumoto
  • Breakfast on Pluto
    Cillian Murphy, Liam Neeson, Stephen Rea
    • Released: 2005
    • Directed by: Neil Jordan
  • Tomboy
    Zoé Héran, Malonn Lévana, Sophie Cattani
    • Released: 2011
    • Directed by: Céline Sciamma
  • Hedwig and the Angry Inch
    John Cameron Mitchell, Michael Pitt, Miriam Shor
    • Released: 2001
    • Directed by: John Cameron Mitchell
  • To Wong Foo, Thanks for Everything! Julie Newmar
    Wesley Snipes, Patrick Swayze, John Leguizamo
    • Released: 1995
    • Directed by: Beeban Kidron
  • Girl
    Victor Polster, Arieh Worthalter, Katelijne Damen
    • Released: 2019
    • Directed by: Lukas Dhont
  • My Life in Pink
    Michèle Laroque, Vincent Grass, Jean-Philippe Écoffey
    • Released: 1997
    • Directed by: Alain Berliner
  • Romeos
    Gilles Tschudi, Liv Lisa Fries, Julia Schäfle
    • Released: 2011
    • Directed by: Sabine Bernardi
  • A Kid Like Jake
    Claire Danes, Jim Parsons, Priyanka Chopra
    • Released: 2018
    • Directed by: Silas Howard
  • Switch
    Ellen Barkin, Jimmy Smits, JoBeth Williams
    • Released: 1991
    • Directed by: Blake Edwards
  • The Christine Jorgensen Story
    Pamelyn Ferdin, Quinn K. Redeker, Rod McCary
    • Released: 1970
    • Directed by: Irving Rapper
  • Orlando
    Tilda Swinton, Billy Zane, Lothaire Bluteau
    • Released: 1992
    • Directed by: Sally Potter
  • Beautiful Boxer
    Parinya Charoenphol, Sorapong Chatree, Orn-anong Panyawong
    • Released: 2003
    • Directed by: Ekachai Uekrongtham
  • Normal
    Jessica Lange, Tom Wilkinson, Hayden Panettiere
    • Released: 2003
    • Directed by: Jane Anderson