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The Best Cross-Dressing Movies

Updated November 23, 2020 5.8k votes 1.8k voters 440.2k views86 items

List RulesMovies must feature cross-dressing and cross-dressers.

A list of the best cross-dressing movies. If you believe we've missed on, please feel free to add it to the list yourself. Genre-wise, this list includes both dramas and comedies (and even a few thrillers). Cross-dressing has been a staple of storytelling since ancient Greece. At times, it was even required by law as women were sometimes prohibited from working as actors. While some may consider crossdressing (and transvestites) as something that only belongs in comedy, that is far from the truth. Many of these films are dramas, and movies like "Psycho" are all out horrors. That said, many of them are indeed uplifting comedies. Enjoy!

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    The Rocky Horror Picture Show
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    The Rocky Horror Picture Show

    Susan Sarandon, Tim Curry

    Released1975

    Directed byJim Sharman

    Released: 1975
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    Tootsie
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    Tootsie

    Bill Murray, Dustin Hoffman

    Released1982

    Directed bySydney Pollack

    Released: 1982
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  • 3
    Mrs. Doubtfire
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    Mrs. Doubtfire

    Robin Williams, Pierce Brosnan

    Released1993

    Directed byChris Columbus, Chuck Jones

    Released: 1993
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    Some Like It Hot
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    Some Like It Hot

    Marilyn Monroe, Jack Lemmon

    Released1959

    Directed byBilly Wilder

    Released: 1959
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    The Adventures of Priscilla, Queen of the Desert

    Released1994

    Directed byStephan Elliott

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    Mulan
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    Mulan

    Eddie Murphy, Ming-Na Wen

    Released1998

    Directed byTony Bancroft, Barry Cook

    Released: 1998
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  • 7
    Victor Victoria
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    Victor Victoria

    Julie Andrews, James Garner

    Released1982

    Directed byBlake Edwards

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    Just One of the Guys
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    Just One of the Guys

    Sherilyn Fenn, William Zabka

    Released1985

    Directed byLisa Gottlieb

    Released: 1985
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  • 9
    Albert Nobbs
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    Albert Nobbs

    Glenn Close, Jonathan Rhys Meyers

    Released2011

    Directed byRodrigo García

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    La Cage aux Folles
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    La Cage aux Folles

    Ugo Tognazzi, Michel Serrault

    Released1978

    Directed byÉdouard Molinaro

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    Psycho
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    Psycho

    Alfred Hitchcock, Janet Leigh

    Released1960

    Directed byAlfred Hitchcock

    Released: 1960
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    To Wong Foo, Thanks for Everything! Julie Newmar
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    Released1995

    Directed byBeeban Kidron

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    The Birdcage
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    The Birdcage

    Robin Williams, Gene Hackman

    Released1996

    Directed byMike Nichols

    Released: 1996
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  • 14
    Kinky Boots
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    Kinky Boots

    Chiwetel Ejiofor, Joel Edgerton

    Released2005

    Directed byJulian Jarrold

    Released: 2005
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  • 15
    The Crying Game
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    The Crying Game

    Forest Whitaker, Jim Broadbent

    Released1992

    Directed byNeil Jordan

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    Just like a Woman
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    Just like a Woman

    Julie Walters, Adrian Pasdar

    Released1992

    Directed byChristopher Monger

    Released: 1992
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  • 17
    The New Girlfriend
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    Romain Duris, Anaïs Demoustier

    Released2014

    Directed byFrançois Ozon

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  • 18
    Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil
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    Released1997

    Directed byClint Eastwood

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    Flawless
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    Flawless

    Robert De Niro, Philip Seymour Hoffman

    Released1999

    Directed byJoel Schumacher

    Released: 1999
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  • 20
    She's the Man
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    She's the Man

    Amanda Bynes, Channing Tatum

    Released2006

    Directed byAndy Fickman

    Released: 2006
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  • 21
    Transamerica
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    Transamerica

    Felicity Huffman, Kevin Zegers

    Released2005

    Directed byDuncan Tucker

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  • 22
    Dressed to Kill
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    Dressed to Kill

    Michael Caine, Angie Dickinson

    Released1980

    Directed byBrian De Palma

    Released: 1981
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  • 23
    Ed Wood
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    Ed Wood

    Johnny Depp, Sarah Jessica Parker

    Released1994

    Directed byTim Burton

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    The Hot Chick
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    The Hot Chick

    Rachel McAdams, Adam Sandler

    Released2002

    Directed byTom Brady

    Released: 2003
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    Breakfast on Pluto
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    Breakfast on Pluto

    Liam Neeson, Cillian Murphy

    Released2005

    Directed byNeil Jordan

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