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The Best Gay 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 gay-themed movies ever made, many of which are streaming on Netflix and Amazon Prime. Find your favorites on The Best LGBT Movies on Netflix Instant and The Best LGBT 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. This list includes Fish Can't Fly: Conversations About God and Struggling to Be Gay, Coffee Date, and more. You'll even find great biopics about gay figures on the list. This gay-themed 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, or if you're seeing a film in theatres for the first time, this is a list of good gay-themed movies can be helpful in either situation to see where they all stack up.

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 Gay 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 Gay Themed Movies
Armie Hammer, Timothee Chalamet, Michael Stuhlbarg
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Beautiful Thing is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Gay Themed Movies
nwadoug added Meera Syal, Ben Daniels, Linda Henry
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Moonlight is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Gay Themed Movies
crazieanimefan1 added Trevante Rhodes, André Holland, Janelle Monáe
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Shelter is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Gay Themed Movies
Albert Reed, Alicia Sixtos, Katie Walder
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Free Fall is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Gay Themed Movies
Booster added Péter Forgács, Tibor Szemző, András Soós
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Love, Simon is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Gay Themed Movies
SoulDestroyer added Nick Robinson, Katherine Langford, Alexandra Shipp
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Latter Days is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Gay Themed Movies
Latter Days Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Jacqueline Bissett, Amber Benson
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The Birdcage is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Gay Themed Movies
TonyRois added Robin Williams, Gene Hackman, Hank Azaria
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Milk is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Gay Themed Movies
AbzoluteArtistry added James Franco, Sean Penn, Josh Brolin
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The Adventures of Priscilla, Q... is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Gay Themed Movies
Hugo Weaving, Guy Pearce, Terence Stamp
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Maurice is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Gay Themed Movies
Helena Bonham Carter, Hugh Grant, Ben Kingsley
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Philadelphia is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Gay Themed Movies
Tom Hanks, Denzel Washington, Julius Erving
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Prayers for Bobby is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Gay Themed Movies
NicholasCallahan added Sigourney Weaver, Henry Czerny, Carly Schroeder
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Weekend is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Gay Themed Movies
D Church added Tom Cullen, Kieran Hardcastle, Chris New
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To Wong Foo, Thanks for Everyt... is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Gay Themed Movies
Robin Williams, Naomi Campbell, Patrick Swayze
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Jongens is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Gay Themed Movies
z4chvanwin added Jongens Gijs Blom, Ko Zandvliet, Jonas Smulders
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The Way He Looks is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Gay Themed Movies
LeeMarkuckis added Selma Egrei, Eucir de Souza, Naruna Costa
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Boys Don't Cry is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Gay Themed Movies
Hilary Swank, Chloë Sevigny, Natalie Zea
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Mysterious Skin is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Gay Themed Movies
Michelle Trachtenberg, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Elisabeth Shue
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Summer Storm is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Gay Themed Movies
Robert Stadlober, Alicja Bachleda-Curus, Jürgen Tonkel
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Trick is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Gay 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 Gay Themed Movies
Matthew Broderick, Anne Bancroft, Harvey Fierstein
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My Own Private Idaho is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Gay Themed Movies
Keanu Reeves, Jim Caviezel, River Phoenix
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Get Real is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Gay Themed Movies
DanielLahaie added Ben Silverstone, Brad Gorton, Louise J. Taylor