Great Gay Interest Movies

Gay interest movies, old and new. The list is in no particular order and, I will be adding more as I watch. Enjoy. :)
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1.
Shank (2009)
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A closeted teenage street punk takes up with the latest roughed-up gay victim of his bullying gang, which does not set well with the gang's drugged-up, brotherly leader. (94 mins.)
Director: Simon Pearce
“ I didn't think this would be as good a movie it turned out to be when I read the description. Give it a chance, you wont be disappointed. ” - optimusprimee
 
2.
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
“ Very cute movie, with a fair ending. :) ” - optimusprimee
 
3.
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
“ This movie is definitely a romCOM. One of the few gay interest movies in which I found myself laughing often. Cute ending, as well. ” - optimusprimee
 
4.
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
“ One of my favorite gay interest movies, no doubt. Amazing story line, plot, beginning to end. ” - optimusprimee
 
5.
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.)
“ One of the more popular gay interest films. It's not hard to see why. ” - optimusprimee
 
6.
Dream Boy (2008)
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Chronicles the relationship between two gay teenagers in the rural south in the late '70s. (88 mins.)
Director: James Bolton
“ The ending of this movie upset me, but everything that happens before make the movie absolutely worth watching. ” - optimusprimee
 
7.
Get Real (1998)
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A tenderly romantic coming-of-age story as two boys in a British school fall in love. (108 mins.)
Director: Simon Shore
“ This movie proves that not all romances have to end in unconditional love efforts. I love that this movie stayed "real." ” - optimusprimee
 
8.
From Beginning to End (2009)
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Two brothers develop a very close relationship as they are growing up in an idyllic and happy family. When they are young adults their relationship becomes very intimate, romantic, and sexual. (94 mins.)
“ Though imdb doesn't say too much about this movie, I enjoyed it very much. ” - optimusprimee
 
9.
Watercolors (2008)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.0/10 X  
A story about two classmates - one smart and openly gay and the other school swimming star. They grow... (114 mins.)
Director: David Oliveras
“ Watching this movie is heartbreaking but when you think about it, what good is a movie if it doesn't make you feel something? ” - optimusprimee
 
10.
Mysterious Skin (2004)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  
A teenage hustler and a young man obsessed with alien abductions cross paths, together discovering a horrible, liberating truth. (105 mins.)
Director: Gregg Araki
“ MUST WATCH. It's a truly touching story about finding oneself, even in your darkest hours. The movie is pretty dark so, caution to the weak-hearted. ” - optimusprimee
 
11.
Steam: The Turkish Bath (1997)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
Francesco and Marta are husband and wife running a small design company in Rome. When Francesco's long forgotten Aunt Anita dies in Istanbul... (94 mins.)
Director: Ferzan Ozpetek
“ When I watched this, I had no idea what I was getting into. It's definitely an interesting movie with lots of heart-felt moments. ” - optimusprimee
 
12.
Yossi & Jagger (2002)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
Romance blooms between two soldiers (Knoller, Levi) stationed in an Israeli outpost on the Lebanese border. (65 mins.)
Director: Eytan Fox
“ Another great movie with a sad ending. ” - optimusprimee
 
13.
Come Undone (2000)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
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.)
“ I really loved this movie. And, I'm sure that's mostly due to it's plot but, the raunchy sex scenes sure didn't hurt, either. ” - optimusprimee
 
14.
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.)
“ The ending of this story was not the one I'd initially hoped for but, it was a really nice way to end things. ” - optimusprimee
 
15.
Just a Question of Love (2000 TV Movie)
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After his gay cousin dies from hepatitis, young Laurent, who lives with his best friend Carole, falls in love with Cedric, a plant scientist. He's afraid to inform his conservative parents that he is gay. (88 mins.)
Director: Christian Faure
“ Amazing coming-of-age story with, essentially, the perfect ending. ” - optimusprimee
 
16.
You'll Get Over It (2002 TV Movie)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  
When Vincent finds himself a victim of outing in his high school, he must accept to live with the drastic changes it provokes, and redefine his relationships with his friends and family. (86 mins.)
“ Very adoring coming-of-age gay interest movie. Interesting watch, fairly suspenseful. ” - optimusprimee
 
17.
Eyes Wide Open (2009)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
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
 
18.
Nico and Dani (2000)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
A Spanish coming of age story focusing on the antics of two 17 year olds, who have a posh beach house almost all to themselves one summer. This is also a summer of sexual awakenings. (91 mins.)
Director: Cesc Gay
 
19.
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.)
 
20.
Defying Gravity (1997)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
Griff wants to maintain just a superficial relationship with his all-gay boyfriend, who gets seriously wounded in a gay bashing. (92 mins.)
Director: John Keitel
 
21.
Coffee Date (2006)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.0/10 X  
Todd's life spins out of control when an unexpected friendship with a gay man causes everyone in his life to start believing he's gay. Do they know something he doesn't? (91 mins.)
Director: Stewart Wade
 
22.
Make the Yuletide Gay (2009)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  
A gay student who is "out" at college but not to his family receives an unexpected visit from his boyfriend while at home during the holidays. (89 mins.)
Director: Rob Williams
 
23.
Dog Tags (2008)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.6/10 X  
Abandoned by his father and raised by a single mother, Nate Merritt joins the Marines to support his soon-to-be fiancée... (90 mins.)
Director: Damion Dietz
 
24.
Tan Lines (2005)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.3/10 X  
From the sun-drenched beaches of Australia comes this sexy coming-of-age romance. Cute teen Midget Hollow... (96 mins.)
Director: Ed
 
25.
The Fluffer (2001)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.7/10 X  
A young man employed as a fluffer in the adult entertainment industry finds himself falling for a gay-for-pay porn star whose hedonistic lifestyle may lead them both to destruction. (95 mins.)
 
26.
Son frère (2003)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
Two brothers with a problematic relationship in the past, find together again when the elder one gets a dangerous disease and asks his brother to accompany him to several doctors. (92 mins.)
 
27.
Starcrossed (2005 Short Film)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
Two brothers develop a sexual attraction to one another amid the unkind world around them. (15 mins.)
 
28.
Dare (2005 Short Film)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  
High school senior Ben secretly lusts after bad boy classmate Johnny. After Ben gives Johnny a ride home one night, the boys end up in Johnny's swimming pool and have an encounter that breaks the rules and blows Ben's mind. (16 mins.)
Director: Adam Salky
 
29.
Eban and Charley (2000)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  
Due to the death of his mother, 15 yr old Charley must live with his unloving bully father. Out of loneliness... (86 mins.)
Director: James Bolton
 
30.
Wild Tigers I Have Known (2006)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  
A lyrical telling of the coming of age of a 13-year-old boy who learns to cope with his newfound sexuality and his unrequited love for the cool kid in school. (88 mins.)
Director: Cam Archer
 
31.
Brokeback Mountain (2005)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  
The story of a forbidden and secretive relationship between two cowboys, and their lives over the years. (134 mins.)
Director: Ang Lee
 
32.
Rock Haven (2007)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.5/10 X  
Brady (Sean Hoagland), who will shortly be going away to college, is a shy, introspective 18 year old... (78 mins.)
Director: David Lewis
 
33.
Were the World Mine (2008)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
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
 
34.
Redwoods (2009)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.2/10 X  
An unfulfilled gay man in a stagnant relationship finds his life changed forever when he meets a struggling writer visiting the Redwoods Country. (82 mins.)
Director: David Lewis
 
35.
Bad Education (2004)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  
An examination on the effect of Franco-era religious schooling and sexual abuse on the lives of two longtime friends. (106 mins.)
 
36.
Borstal Boy (2000)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
Irish writer and political activist Brendan Behan, is befriended as a teenager in a British labor camp by a liberal warden. (91 mins.)
Director: Peter Sheridan
 
37.
Garçon stupide (2004)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  
This coming-of-age drama deals with a young man, realizing who he really is and which things he will never do... (94 mins.)
Director: Lionel Baier
 
38.
All Over the Guy (2001)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  
"All Over The Guy" is a contemporary romantic comedy about the quest to find the "one" when "the one"... (95 mins.)
Director: Julie Davis
 
39.
Billy's Hollywood Screen Kiss (1998)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
Billy is a gay fine-arts photographer who falls in love with straight coffee-shop waiter Gabriel. (92 mins.)
Director: Tommy O'Haver
 
40.
Edge of Seventeen (1998)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
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
 
41.
Whole New Thing (2005)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
After years of being home schooled by hippie parents, Emerson is enrolled at his local high school.... (92 mins.)
 
42.
Little Ashes (2008)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  
About the young life and loves of artist Salvador Dalí, filmmaker Luis Buñuel and writer Federico García Lorca. (112 mins.)
Director: Paul Morrison