Great Gay Interest Moviesby optimusprimee | created - 17 Dec 2011 | updated - 26 Dec 2011 | Public
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)
R | 94 min | Drama
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.
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.
2. Maurice (1987)
R | 140 min | Drama, Romance
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.
Votes: 12,461 | Gross: $3.13M
Very cute movie, with a fair ending. :)
3. Latter Days (2003)
R | 107 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
A promiscuous gay party animal falls for a young Mormon missionary, leading to crisis, cliché, and catastrophe.
Votes: 15,525 | Gross: $0.82M
This movie is definitely a romCOM. One of the few gay interest movies in which I found myself laughing often. Cute ending, as well.
4. Shelter (II) (2007)
R | 97 min | Drama, Romance, Sport
When his college dreams are sidelined by family obligations, a young man finds comfort in surfing with his best friend's brother.
Votes: 18,037 | Gross: $0.14M
One of my favorite gay interest movies, no doubt. Amazing story line, plot, beginning to end.
5. Beautiful Thing (1996)
R | 90 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
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.
Votes: 20,220 | Gross: $1.50M
One of the more popular gay interest films. It's not hard to see why.
6. Dream Boy (2008)
R | 88 min | Drama, Romance
Chronicles the relationship between two gay teenagers in the rural south in the late '70s.
Votes: 3,352 | Gross: $0.01M
The ending of this movie upset me, but everything that happens before make the movie absolutely worth watching.
7. Get Real (1998)
R | 108 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
A tenderly romantic coming-of-age story as two boys in a British school fall in love.
Votes: 11,314 | Gross: $1.20M
This movie proves that not all romances have to end in unconditional love efforts. I love that this movie stayed "real."
8. Do Começo ao Fim (2009)
Not Rated | 94 min | Drama, Romance
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.
Though imdb doesn't say too much about this movie, I enjoyed it very much.
9. Watercolors (2008)
114 min | Drama, Romance
A story about two classmates - one smart and openly gay and the other school swimming star. They grow as friends and discover their attraction to each other. This story has been told many ... See full summary »
Votes: 1,317 | Gross: $0.01M
Watching this movie is heartbreaking but when you think about it, what good is a movie if it doesn't make you feel something?
10. Mysterious Skin (2004)
Unrated | 105 min | Drama, Mystery
A teenage hustler and a young man obsessed with alien abductions cross paths, together discovering a horrible, liberating truth.
Votes: 60,655 | Gross: $0.70M
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.
11. Steam: The Turkish Bath (1997)
94 min | Drama, Romance
Francesco and Marta are husband and wife running a small design company in Rome. When Francesco's long forgotten Aunt Anita dies in Istanbul, he travels there to look after the sale of the ... See full summary »
Votes: 5,526 | Gross: $0.66M
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.
12. Yossi & Jagger (2002)
R | 65 min | Drama, Romance, War
Romance blooms between two soldiers (Knoller, Levi) stationed in an Israeli outpost on the Lebanese border.
Another great movie with a sad ending.
13. Come Undone (2000)
R | 98 min | Drama, Romance
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.
Votes: 4,422 | Gross: $0.01M
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.
14. Sommersturm (2004)
R | 98 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
A close friendship between two crew teammates is tested when one slowly discovers he's gay and attracted to the other.
Votes: 12,079 | Gross: $0.10M
The ending of this story was not the one I'd initially hoped for but, it was a really nice way to end things.
15. Juste une question d'amour (2000 TV Movie)
88 min | Drama, Romance
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.
Amazing coming-of-age story with, essentially, the perfect ending.
16. You'll Get Over It (2002 TV Movie)
Unrated | 86 min | Drama, Romance, Sport
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.
Votes: 1,891 | Gross: $0.04M
Very adoring coming-of-age gay interest movie. Interesting watch, fairly suspenseful.
17. Einayim Petukhoth (2009)
Not Rated | 91 min | Drama, Romance
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.
Votes: 5,463 | Gross: $0.02M
18. Nico and Dani (2000)
R | 91 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
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.
Votes: 5,590 | Gross: $0.35M
19. Like a Brother (2005)
Unrated | 54 min | Drama, Romance
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.
21. Coffee Date (2006)
Not Rated | 91 min | Comedy, Romance
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?
22. Make the Yuletide Gay (2009)
Not Rated | 89 min | Comedy, Romance
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.
23. Dog Tags (2008)
Unrated | 90 min | Drama, Romance
Abandoned by his father and raised by a single mother, Nate Merritt joins the Marines to support his soon-to-be fiancée. While on leave in Palm Springs, Nate meets a seemingly free spirited... See full summary »
24. Tan Lines (II) (2005)
Unrated | 96 min | Drama, Romance
From the sun-drenched beaches of Australia comes this sexy coming-of-age romance. Cute teen Midget Hollow (Jack Baxter) wanders through life riding big waves and partying with surfer boys. ... See full summary »
25. The Fluffer (2001)
R | 95 min | Drama, Comedy, Romance
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.
Votes: 2,558 | Gross: $0.56M
26. Son frère (2003)
92 min | Drama, Romance
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.
28. Dare (2005)
Not Rated | 16 min | Drama, Short
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.
29. Eban and Charley (2000)
86 min | Drama, Romance
Due to the death of his mother, 15 yr old Charley must live with his unloving bully father. Out of loneliness, Charley strikes up an illicit romance with 29 yr old Eban. When their families... See full summary »
Votes: 696 | Gross: $0.03M
30. Wild Tigers I Have Known (2006)
Not Rated | 88 min | Drama
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.
Votes: 1,918 | Gross: $0.01M
32. Rock Haven (2007)
78 min | Drama, Romance
Brady (Sean Hoagland), who will shortly be going away to college, is a shy, introspective 18 year old, who moves to the coastal seaside town of Rock Haven with his overprotective, widowed ... See full summary »
33. Were the World Mine (2008)
Not Rated | 95 min | Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy
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.
Votes: 4,718 | Gross: $0.12M
34. Redwoods (2009)
Not Rated | 82 min | Drama, Romance
An unfulfilled gay man in a stagnant relationship finds his life changed forever when he meets a struggling writer visiting the Redwoods Country.
35. Bad Education (2004)
NC-17 | 106 min | Crime, Drama
An examination on the effect of Franco-era religious schooling and sexual abuse on the lives of two longtime friends.
Votes: 49,155 | Gross: $5.21M
36. Borstal Boy (2000)
Not Rated | 91 min | Drama, Romance
Irish writer and political activist Brendan Behan, is befriended as a teenager in a British labor camp by a liberal warden.
Votes: 2,143 | Gross: $0.09M
37. Garçon stupide (2004)
Unrated | 94 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
This coming-of-age drama deals with a young man, realizing who he really is and which things he will never do. Loic, 18 years old, being annoyed by his work in a chocolate factory, cruises ... See full summary »
Votes: 1,099 | Gross: $0.15M
38. All Over the Guy (2001)
R | 95 min | Comedy, Romance
"All Over The Guy" is a contemporary romantic comedy about the quest to find the "one" when "the one" doesn't know he's the "one." It explores the unlikely pairing of two 20-somethings ... See full summary »
Votes: 4,115 | Gross: $1.01M
40. Edge of Seventeen (1998)
Not Rated | 99 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
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.
Votes: 5,066 | Gross: $0.87M
41. Whole New Thing (2005)
92 min | Comedy, Drama
After years of being home schooled by hippie parents, Emerson is enrolled at his local high school. The intelligent and androgynous youth confounds his classmates and captures the attention... See full summary »
Votes: 1,198 | Gross: $0.01M
42. Little Ashes (2008)
R | 112 min | Biography, Drama, Romance
About the young life and loves of artist Salvador Dalí, filmmaker Luis Buñuel and writer Federico García Lorca.
Votes: 7,898 | Gross: $0.48M