Best 50 gay-themed movies

I've watched quite a lot of them, these are my Top 50 (in no particular order).
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1.
Maurice (1987)
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After his lover rejects him, a young man trapped by the oppressiveness of Edwardian society tries to come to terms with and accept his sexuality. (140 mins.)
Director: James Ivory
 
2.
Lilies (1996)
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1952: Bishop Bilodeau visits a québécois prison to hear the confession of a boyhood friend jailed for murder 40 years ago... (95 mins.)
Director: John Greyson
 
3.
Queer as Folk (1999 TV Series)
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A controversial Drama which chronicles the lives of Stuart and Vince, and also 15 year old Nathan who is in love with Stuart. (48 mins.)
 
4.
Were the World Mine (2008)
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A bullied and demoralized gay student at an all-boys school uses a magical flower derived from Shakespeare's "A Midsummer Night's Dream' to turn many in his community gay, including a comely rugby player for himself. (95 mins.)
Director: Tom Gustafson
 
5.
Shock to the System (2006)
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A gay detective tries to solve the murder of a college student. (91 mins.)
Director: Ron Oliver
 
6.
Boy I Am (2006 Documentary)
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While female-to-male transgender visibility has recently exploded in this country, conversations about... (72 mins.)
 
7.
Paragraph 175 (2000 Documentary)
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Historian Klaus Müller interviews survivors of the Nazi persecution of homosexuals because of the German Penal Code of 1871, Paragraph 175. (81 mins.)
 
8.
A Very British Sex Scandal (2007 TV Movie)
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A docu-drama which chronicles the experiences and actions of Peter Wildeblood which eventually led to the decriminalisation of homosexuality in Great Britain. (85 mins.)
Director: Patrick Reams
 
9.
Bedrooms and Hallways (1998)
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At the suggestion of a straight friend, gay man Leo joins a men's group, where he causes some upsets by declaring his attraction to one of its members. (92 mins.)
Director: Rose Troche
 
10.
Yossi & Jagger (2002)
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Romance blooms between two soldiers (Knoller, Levi) stationed in an Israeli outpost on the Lebanese border. (65 mins.)
Director: Eytan Fox
 
11.
Beefcake (1998)
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This film looks at the 1950's muscle men's magazines and the representative industry that were popular supposedly as health and fitness magazines... (91 mins.)
Director: Thom Fitzgerald
 
12.
Patrik, Age 1.5 (2008)
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A Swedish gay couple adopt what they think is an 18-month-old orphan, only to meet their new son, a 15-year-old homophobic delinquent. (103 mins.)
Director: Ella Lemhagen
 
13.
Burnt Money (2000)
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Nene & Angel and their accomplice Cuervo participate in a botched bank robbery in 1965 Buenos Aires, then hide out from the police in Uruguay while the gang breaks down. (125 mins.)
 
14.
Edge of Seventeen (1998)
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A teenager copes with his sexuality on the last day of school in 1984. It shows him coping with being gay and being with friends. (99 mins.)
Director: David Moreton
 
15.
Beautiful Thing (1996)
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In a suburb of London, young Jamie is escaping sport hours, to avoid being the victim of his comrades. Young Ste, his neighbor, is beaten by his father, and comes to sleep overnight. They discover new feelings, sleeping in the same bed. (90 mins.)
 
16.
Formula 17 (2004)
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A gay teenager falls for an architect after moving to the city to find a summer job. (88 mins.)
Director: D.J. Chen
 
17.
Paris Is Burning (1990 Documentary)
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A chronicle of New York's drag scene in the 1980s, focusing on balls, voguing and the ambitions and dreams of those who gave the era its warmth and vitality. (71 mins.)
 
18.
Undertow (2009)
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An unusual ghost story set on the Peruvian seaside; a married fisherman struggles to reconcile his devotion to his male lover within his town's rigid traditions. (97 mins.)
 
19.
Eyes Wide Open (2009)
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A married, Orthodox, Jerusalem butcher and Jewish father of four falls in love with his handsome, 22-year-old male apprentice, triggering the suspicions of his wife and the disapproval of his Orthodox community. (91 mins.)
Director: Haim Tabakman
 
20.
Boy Culture (2006)
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A successful male escort describes in a series of confessions his tangled romantic relationships with his two roommates and an older, enigmatic male client. (88 mins.)
Director: Q. Allan Brocka
 
21.
Aimee & Jaguar (1999)
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Berlin 1943/44 ("The Battle of Berlin"). Felice, an intelligent and courageous Jewish woman who lives under a false name... (125 mins.)
 
22.
Chris & Don. A Love Story (2007 Documentary)
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The love story between British writer, Christopher Isherwood (whose book 'The Berlin Stories' inspired the musical and film Cabaret) and Don Bachardy, American portrait artist. (90 mins.)
 
23.
Latter Days (2003)
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A promiscuous gay party animal falls for a young Mormon missionary, leading to crisis, cliché, and catastrophe. (107 mins.)
Director: C. Jay Cox
 
24.
Summer Storm (2004)
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A close friendship between two crew teammates is tested when one slowly discovers he's gay and attracted to the other. (98 mins.)
 
25.
Love Songs (2007)
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A musical interpretation of three lovers living in Paris. (91 mins.)
 
26.
A Single Man (2009)
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An English professor, one year after the sudden death of his boyfriend, is unable to cope with his typical days in 1960s Los Angeles. (99 mins.)
Director: Tom Ford
 
27.
Milk (2008)
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The story of Harvey Milk, and his struggles as an American gay activist who fought for gay rights and became California's first openly gay elected official. (128 mins.)
Director: Gus Van Sant
 
28.
I Am Jazz: A Family in Transition (2011 Documentary)
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In the documentary special (I AM JAZZ: A Family in Transition) follows the life of an extraordinary family and their transgendered daughter. (60 mins.)
Director: Jennifer Stocks
 
29.
Shortbus (2006)
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A group of New Yorkers caught up in their romantic-sexual milieu converge at an underground salon infamous for its blend of art, music, politics, and carnality. (101 mins.)
 
30.
Bad Education (2004)
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An examination on the effect of Franco-era religious schooling and sexual abuse on the lives of two longtime friends. (106 mins.)
 
31.
Shelter (2007)
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When his college dreams are sidelined by family obligations, a young man finds comfort in surfing with his best friend's brother. (97 mins.)
Director: Jonah Markowitz
 
32.
Trick (1999)
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The misadventures of two young gay men, trying to find a place to be alone, one night in Manhattan. (89 mins.)
Director: Jim Fall
 
33.
Like a Brother (2005)
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Sebastien is a small town boy who moves to Paris and begins to explore the gay night life there. When a friend from back home calls to announce he's coming to Paris, Sebastien confronts some unrequited feelings. (54 mins.)
 
34.
Fit (2010)
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Takes a look at gay and straight love among the new millennials. Everything from secret crushes to homophobic... (108 mins.)
 
35.
Harvest (2011)
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A drama that tracks the relationship between two young apprentices working on an agricultural complex south of Berlin. (88 mins.)
Director: Benjamin Cantu
 
36.
Another Country (1984)
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Based on the life of the young Guy Burgess, who would become better known as one of the Cambridge Spies. (90 mins.)
Director: Marek Kanievska
 
37.
The Big Gay Musical (2009)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  
Paul and Eddie have just begun previews for the new Off-Broadway musical "Adam and Steve Just the Way... (90 mins.)
 
38.
Longtime Companion (1989)
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The emergence and devastation of the AIDS epidemic is chronicled in the lives of several gay men living during the 1980s. (96 mins.)
Director: Norman René
 
39.
Taboo (1999)
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The new member of a samurai militia unit causes disruption as several of his colleagues fall in love with him, threatening to disturb the rigid code of their squad. (100 mins.)
Director: Nagisa Ôshima
 
40.
Happy Together (1997)
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Yiu-Fai and Po-Wing arrive in Argentina from Hong Kong and take to the road for a holiday. Something is wrong and their relationship goes adrift... (96 mins.)
Director: Kar Wai Wong
 
41.
Come Undone (2000)
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Mathieu, 18, spends the summer at his mother's summer house, in Brittany. On the beach, he meets Cédric, a boy his age. A love-story begins between the two boys. (98 mins.)
 
42.
Plan B (2009)
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After girlfriend Laura dumps him for another man, Bruno plots to come between the new lovers. But his plan takes an unexpected turn, causing Bruno to question his own sexuality. (103 mins.)
Director: Marco Berger
 
43.
All Over the Guy (2001)
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"All Over The Guy" is a contemporary romantic comedy about the quest to find the "one" when "the one"... (95 mins.)
Director: Julie Davis
 
44.
Antique (2008)
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Jin-hyeok opens a cake shop in an old antique shop, hiring Seun-woo, Korea's best pastry chef, who fell in love with him in high school. Also there, are Soo-young, crushing on Seun-woo, ex-boxer Gi-beom, and Seun-woo's French ex-boyfriend. (107 mins.)
Director: Kyu-dong Min
 
45.
Prom Queen: The Marc Hall Story (2004 TV Movie)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
In the small, predominantly working class town of Inniston, Ontario, Marc Hall is a high school... (92 mins.)
Director: John L'Ecuyer
 
46.
Regular Guys (1996)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
Christoph, cop and self-confident macho, has trouble with his fiance. After a long night he wakes up in the arms of Edgar... (102 mins.)
Director: Rolf Silber
 
47.
Trembling Before G-d (2001 Documentary)
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A cinematic portrait of various gay Orthodox Jews who struggle to reconcile their faith and their sexual orientation. (94 mins.)
 
48.
But I'm a Cheerleader (1999)
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A naive teenager is sent to rehab camp when her straitlaced parents and friends suspect her of being a lesbian. (85 mins.)
Director: Jamie Babbit
 
49.
Gen Silent (2011 Documentary)
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LGBT people who fought the earliest battles for equality now face so much fear about discrimination... (70 mins.)
Director: Stu Maddux
 
50.
The Falls: Testament of Love (2013)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  
Chris and RJ reunite five years after coming out to their families and their church as gay men, where the factors that led to their separation are revealed as they mourn the death of their mutual friend Rodney. (123 mins.)
Director: Jon Garcia