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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-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 gay-themed movie list can be sorted by cast, year, director and more. This list of gay themed films also contains gay-themed movie titles that can be clicked on for more information about the film. It includes films about gay men and lesbians alike, from Brokeback Mountain and Shelter to Philadelphia and Boys Don't Cry. This gay-themed films list can also be copied to start your own. This list, though, contains the best gay-themed movies of all time, as voted on by fans of the films This gay-themed movie list can be sorted by alphabetically, by director, by year, and more, but is currently ordered from best to worst. Upvote your favorite movies on this list to see them get to the top, just like you always hoped they would.

List of gay-themed films includes gay-themed movie titles that can be clicked on for more information about the film. Re-rank this list to fit your opinions, the share it with your friends, to find out how they would rank it via votes.

These are the top films in the gay-themed genre, meaning that each and every one of these is a movie with at least a single element of the gay-themed genre in it, be it the motifs of the gay-themed genre or just some of the most common archetypes. This includes lots of gay romantic comedies as well as romantic gay movies in general. Asian gay films. I mean really every kind of LGBT-themed movie about homosexual men is right here for ya. 

Make sure to vote for movies like Latter Days or Mysterious Skin if you like them. If we missed any gay themed 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 themed movies of all time and are voted on by people who really care about gay themed 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 themed movies. List includes photos and gay romance movie trailers next to the names of the movies.

This list includes Fish Can't Fly: Conversations About God and Struggling to Be Gay, Coffee Date and more.

Whether you're at home and want to watch these gay themed 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 themed movies that can be helpful in either situation to see where they all stack up. So from the latest, to the greatest gay themed movies, here is the full gay themed movies list, ordered from best to worst.

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

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Shelter Albert Reed, Alicia Sixtos, Katie Walder

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Brokeback Mountain Anne Hathaway, Jake Gyllenhaal, Kate Mara

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nwadoug added Beautiful Thing Meera Syal, Ben Daniels, Linda Henry

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

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AbzoluteArtistry added Milk James Franco, Sean Penn, Josh Brolin

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Booster added Free Fall Péter Forgács, Tibor Szemző, András Soós

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D Church added Weekend Tom Cullen, Kieran Hardcastle, Chris New

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Maurice Helena Bonham Carter, Hugh Grant, Ben Kingsley

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TonyRois added The Birdcage Robin Williams, Gene Hackman, Hank Azaria

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

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

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Philadelphia Tom Hanks, Denzel Washington, Julius Erving

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Trick Miss Coco Peru, Tori Spelling, Missi Pyle

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NicholasCallahan added Prayers for Bobby Sigourney Weaver, Henry Czerny, Carly Schroeder

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

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Edge of Seventeen Lea DeLaria, Tina Holmes, Andersen Gabrych

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DanielLahaie added Get Real Ben Silverstone, Brad Gorton, Louise J. Taylor

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Transamerica Felicity Huffman, Kevin Zegers, Carrie Preston

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2probb added Shortbus Daniela Sea, Justin Vivian Bond, Miriam Shor - Adults only.

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Torch Song Trilogy Matthew Broderick, Anne Bancroft, Harvey Fierstein

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johanjordaan21 added Geography Club Ana Gasteyer, Scott Bakula, Meaghan Martin

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2probb added Were the World Mine Zelda Rae Williams, Christian Stolte, David Darlow

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Summer Storm Robert Stadlober, Alicja Bachleda-Curus, Jürgen Tonkel

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

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

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2probb added Priest Robert Carlyle, Tom Wilkinson, Marsha Thomason

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

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Gods and Monsters Ian McKellen, Brendan Fraser, Lynn Redgrave

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2probb added Yossi & Jagger Ohad Knoller, Yehuda Levi, Asi Cohen

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2probb added Bent Rachel Weisz, Jude Law, Ian McKellen

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Jeffrey Sigourney Weaver, Patrick Stewart, Kevin Nealon

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z4chvanwin added Jongens Gijs Blom, Ko Zandvliet, Jonas Smulders

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AnotherGuy added G.B.F. JoJo, Sasha Pieterse, Andrea Bowen - Great, funny & inventive film. Awesome cast. 10/10

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

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The Wedding Banquet Michael Gaston, Winston Chao, Mitchell Lichtenstein

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AbzoluteArtistry added Hedwig and the Angry Inch Rosie O'Donnell, Andrea Martin, Michael Pitt

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

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

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136 48
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2probb added Cabaret Liza Minnelli, Michael York, Joel Grey

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bruno.hascoet added Juste Une Question D'amour

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dee123 added C.R.A.Z.Y. Marc-André Grondin, Danielle Proulx, Mariloup Wolfe

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

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TonyRois added Big Eden Louise Fletcher, Tim DeKay, George Coe

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Jammer525 added Undertow Tatiana Astengo, Cindy Díaz, Manolo Cardona

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dee123 added Patrik, Age 1.5 Gustaf Skarsgård, Torkel Petersson, Anna Wallander

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2probb added Bridegroom

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

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2probb added Love! Valour! Compassion! Jason Alexander, John Glover, John Benjamin Hickey

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z4chvanwin added Jongens