LGBT The Best Gay Movies  

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

A list of all the best gay movies ever made, many of which are streaming on Netflix and Amazon Prime. This gay movie list can be sorted by cast, year, director and more. This list of gay films also contains gay movie titles that can be clicked on for more information about the film. This gay films list can also be copied to start your own. This list, though, contains the best gay movies of all time, as voted on by fans of the films This gay movie list can be sorted by alphabetically, by director, by year and more, but is currently ordered from best to worst. Any movies you vote for graduate closer to the top of the list.

List of gay films includes gay movie titles that can be clicked on for more information about the film. You could always share this on Twitter, Facebook, Tumblr and more to see what your social network would rank number one.

These are the top films in the gay genre, meaning that each and every one of these is a movie with at least a single element of the gay genre in it. Be it the motifs of the gay genre or just some of the most common archetypes.

If you're a fan of Shake It All About or Withered in a Blooming Season, make sure you give them some love. If we missed any gay movies on this list, please add them to the list yourself, as this is an open list which means you can add any movies whenever you like (choices are subject to moderation). The films on this list cover the most famous gay movies of all time and are voted on by people who really care about gay movie lists.
You can find the release information for any of the films listed below. It's often available in the data set, so you can even find the cast of some of these by clicking on the names of the gay movies. List includes photos and gay movie trailers next to the names of the movies.

List features Boys Life 2, A Four Letter Word and more movies.

Whether you're at home and want to watch these gay movies on DVD, streaming Blu-ray or streaming, or if you're seeing them in theatres for the first time, this is a list of good gay movies that can be helpful in either situation to see where they all stack up. So from the latest, to the greatest gay movies, here is the full gay movies list, ordered from best to worst.

William Friedkin and Jonathan Demme are among the directors who have worked on Gay movies in the past.

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Brokeback Mountain Anne Hathaway, Jake Gyllenhaal, Kate Mara

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Latter Days Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Jacqueline Bissett, Amber Benson

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The Adventures of Priscilla, Queen of the Desert Hugo Weaving, Guy Pearce, Terence Stamp

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Philadelphia Tom Hanks, Denzel Washington, Julius Erving

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The Kids Are All Right Julianne Moore, Annette Bening, Mark Ruffalo

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Gods and Monsters Ian McKellen, Brendan Fraser, Lynn Redgrave

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Trick Miss Coco Peru, Tori Spelling, Missi Pyle

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Transamerica Felicity Huffman, Kevin Zegers, Carrie Preston

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I Love You Phillip Morris Jim Carrey, Ewan McGregor, Leslie Mann

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Heavenly Creatures Kate Winslet, Peter Jackson, Melanie Lynskey

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The Object of My Affection Jennifer Aniston, Hayden Panettiere, Sarah Hyland

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A Home at the End of the World Colin Farrell, Robin Wright, Sissy Spacek

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Boys Don't Cry Hilary Swank, Chloë Sevigny, Natalie Zea

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Maurice Helena Bonham Carter, Hugh Grant, Ben Kingsley

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Mysterious Skin Michelle Trachtenberg, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Elisabeth Shue

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The Boys in the Band Maud Adams, Kenneth Nelson, Keith Prentice

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To Wong Foo, Thanks for Everything! Julie Newmar Robin Williams, Naomi Campbell, Patrick Swayze

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The Wedding Banquet Michael Gaston, Winston Chao, Mitchell Lichtenstein

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The Broken Hearts Club: A Romantic Comedy Nia Long, Timothy Olyphant, Jennifer Coolidge

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Boys is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Gay Movies
Timothy Holdiness added Boys

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If These Walls Could Talk 2 Sharon Stone, Ellen DeGeneres, Rashida Jones

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Show Me Love Alexandra Dahlström, Ralph Carlsson, Erica Carlson

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Eating Out 2: Sloppy Seconds Jim Verraros, Mink Stole, Marco Dapper

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Another Gay Movie Richard Hatch, Graham Norton, John Epperson

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High Art Radha Mitchell, Ally Sheedy, Patricia Clarkson

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Timothy Holdiness added North Sea Texas Eva van der Gucht, Thomas Coumans, Jelle Floorizoone

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Edge of Seventeen Lea DeLaria, Tina Holmes, Andersen Gabrych

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All Over the Guy Christina Ricci, Lisa Kudrow, Sasha Alexander

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Touch of Pink Kyle MacLachlan, Brian George, Jimi Mistry

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My Beautiful Laundrette Daniel Day-Lewis, Saeed Jaffrey, Roshan Seth

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My Own Private Idaho Keanu Reeves, Jim Caviezel, River Phoenix

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Wilde Jude Law, Orlando Bloom, Stephen Fry

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Jeffrey Sigourney Weaver, Patrick Stewart, Kevin Nealon

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Timothy Holdiness added The Way He Looks Selma Egrei, Eucir de Souza, Naruna Costa

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Before Night Falls Johnny Depp, Sean Penn, Javier Bardem

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But I'm a Cheerleader Michelle Williams, RuPaul, Natasha Lyonne

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Itty Bitty Titty Committee Mircea Monroe, Melanie Lynskey, Carly Pope

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Urbania Alan Cumming, Paige Turco, Matt Keeslar

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A Escondidas is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Gay Movies
Timothy Holdiness added A Escondidas

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Timothy Holdiness added Yossi & Jagger Ohad Knoller, Yehuda Levi, Asi Cohen

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G.B.F. is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Gay Movies
AnotherGuy added G.B.F. JoJo, Rebecca Gayheart, Megan Mullally - Great, funny & inventive film. Awesome cast. 10/10

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Timothy Holdiness added Prayers for Bobby Sigourney Weaver, Henry Czerny, Carly Schroeder

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Eating Out Jim Verraros, Rebekah Kochan, Ryan Carnes

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Kiss of the Spider Woman William Hurt, Sônia Braga, Raúl Juliá

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Kissing Jessica Stein Jon Hamm, Idina Menzel, Michael Ealy

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Longtime Companion Mary-Louise Parker, Tony Shalhoub, Dermot Mulroney

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L.I.E. Brian Cox, Paul Dano, Bruce Altman

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Billy's Hollywood Screen Kiss Sean Hayes, Carmine Giovinazzo, Paul Bartel

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Lilies Brent Carver, Gary Farmer, Marcel Sabourin

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An Englishman in New York John Hurt, Cynthia Nixon, Denis O'Hare