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The Best LGBTQ+ Themed Movies 

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

A list of all the best LGBTQ+ movies ever made, many of which are streaming on Netflix and Amazon Prime. Find your favorites on The Best LGBTQ+ Movies on Netflix and The Best LGBTQ+ Movies on Amazon Prime lists.

This list of gay-themed films also contains gay-themed movie titles that can be clicked on for more information about the film. You'll even find great biopics about gay figures on the list. This LGBTQ+ movie list can be sorted by alphabetically, by director, by year, and more, but is currently ordered from best to worst, as voted on by fans of the films. Upvote your favorite movies on this list to see them get to the top, just like you always hoped they would.

Whether you're at home and want to watch something on DVD, Blu-ray, or streaming this list of good LGBTQ+ movies can be helpful in either situation.

Plenty of well-known directors have been associated with Gay Themed films, including Richard Lester and Rikki Beadle-Blair.

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Brokeback Mountain is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best LGBTQ+ Themed Movies
Anne Hathaway, Jake Gyllenhaal, Kate Mara
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Call Me by Your Name is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best LGBTQ+ Themed Movies
Armie Hammer, Timothee Chalamet, Michael Stuhlbarg
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Beautiful Thing is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best LGBTQ+ Themed Movies
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Meera Syal, Ben Daniels, Linda Henry
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Shelter is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best LGBTQ+ Themed Movies
Albert Reed, Alicia Sixtos, Katie Walder
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Moonlight is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best LGBTQ+ Themed Movies
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Trevante Rhodes, André Holland, Janelle Monáe
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Free Fall is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best LGBTQ+ Themed Movies
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Péter Forgács, Tibor Szemző, András Soós
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Love, Simon is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best LGBTQ+ Themed Movies
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Nick Robinson, Katherine Langford, Alexandra Shipp
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Latter Days is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best LGBTQ+ Themed Movies
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Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Jacqueline Bissett, Amber Benson
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Milk is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best LGBTQ+ Themed Movies
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James Franco, Sean Penn, Josh Brolin
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The Adventures of Prisci... is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best LGBTQ+ Themed Movies
Hugo Weaving, Guy Pearce, Terence Stamp
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The Birdcage is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best LGBTQ+ Themed Movies
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Robin Williams, Gene Hackman, Hank Azaria
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Maurice is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best LGBTQ+ Themed Movies
Helena Bonham Carter, Hugh Grant, Ben Kingsley
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Boys is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best LGBTQ+ Themed Movies
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Gijs Blom, Ko Zandvliet, Jonas Smulders
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Philadelphia is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best LGBTQ+ Themed Movies
Tom Hanks, Denzel Washington, Julius Erving
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Prayers for Bobby is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best LGBTQ+ Themed Movies
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Sigourney Weaver, Henry Czerny, Carly Schroeder
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Weekend is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best LGBTQ+ Themed Movies
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Tom Cullen, Kieran Hardcastle, Chris New
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To Wong Foo, Thanks for ... is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best LGBTQ+ Themed Movies
Robin Williams, Naomi Campbell, Patrick Swayze
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The Way He Looks is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best LGBTQ+ Themed Movies
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Selma Egrei, Eucir de Souza, Naruna Costa
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Mysterious Skin is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best LGBTQ+ Themed Movies
Michelle Trachtenberg, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Elisabeth Shue
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Boys Don't Cry is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best LGBTQ+ Themed Movies
Hilary Swank, Chloë Sevigny, Natalie Zea
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Summer Storm is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best LGBTQ+ Themed Movies
Robert Stadlober, Alicja Bachleda-Curus, Jürgen Tonkel
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Trick is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best LGBTQ+ Themed Movies
Miss Coco Peru, Tori Spelling, Missi Pyle
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Torch Song Trilogy is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best LGBTQ+ Themed Movies
Matthew Broderick, Anne Bancroft, Harvey Fierstein
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Get Real is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best LGBTQ+ Themed Movies
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Ben Silverstone, Brad Gorton, Louise J. Taylor
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God's Own Country is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best LGBTQ+ Themed Movies
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Josh O'Connor, Alec Secareanu, Ian Hart