Entertainment

The Best Coming Out Movies

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Vote for your personal favorite Coming out films, regardless of how popular or successful they were at the box office.

There's no question that coming out gay is one of the most momentous moments in the life of someone who identifies with the LGBTQ community, and this list of coming out movies includes films that portray that important occasion.

With coming out movies ranging from Love, Simon to Curious, you’re sure to find a movie about coming out that resonates with you, but you don’t have to take our word for it! These movies about the LGBTQ community and coming out have been voted on by fans of the genre, and are ordered from best to worst, according to your votes, so join in the action and vote your favorite movies up, to move them closer to the top of this list! Or, if you think any of these are among the worst movies you've seen, downvote those titles to move them to the bottom.

Whether you’re a member of the LGBTQ community or a supporter, these coming out movies are sure to tug on your heartstrings.

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  • Love, Simon
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    Nick Robinson, Josh Duhamel, Jennifer Garner
    • Released: 2018
    • Directed by: Greg Berlanti
  • Boy Erased
    2
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    Lucas Hedges, Nicole Kidman, Joel Edgerton
    • Released: 2018
    • Directed by: Joel Edgerton
  • Edge of Seventeen
    3
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    Lea DeLaria, Tina Holmes, Andersen Gabrych
    • Released: 1998
    • Directed by: David Moreton
  • Curious
    5
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    Tristan Hamilton, Libby Butler, Keith Hamilton
    • Released: 2006
    • Directed by: Jamie Hendrix
  • Ander
    6
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    Joxean Bengoetxea, Pilar Rodriguez, Leire Ucha
    • Released: 2009
    • Directed by: Roberto Castón
  • Give Me Your Hand
    8
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    Fernando Ramallo, Anaïs Demoustier, Victor Carril
    • Released: 2008
    • Directed by: Pascal-Alex Vincent
  • Autopsy
    9
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    Sara Martins, Thierry Neuvic, Stéphane Freiss
    • Released: 2007
    • Directed by: Jérôme Anger
  • Blueprint
    10
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    Blake Young-Fountain, Damion Lee
    • Released: 2007
    • Directed by: Kirk Shannon-Butts
  • Leo's Room
    12
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    Arturo Goetz, César Troncoso, Mirella Pascual
    • Released: 2009
    • Directed by: Enrique Buchichio
  • Family
    13
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    Faith Trimel, Charyse Monet, Fadhia Carmelle Marcelin
    • Released: 2008
    • Directed by: Faith Trimel
  • Celebration
    16
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    Kristen Vermilyea, Alex H. Krinsky, Barry Zaslova
    • Released: 2002
    • Directed by: Daniel Stedman