My favorite Gay Movies

a list of some of my favorite gay themed movies, in no particular order!
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1.
Rent (2005)
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This is the film version of the Pulitzer and Tony Award winning musical about Bohemians in the East Village of New York City struggling with life, love and AIDS, and the impacts they have on America. (135 mins.)
Director: Chris Columbus
 
2.
Noah's Arc: Jumping the Broom (2008)
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As Noah and Wade prepare to marry in Martha's Vineyard, the personal problems of their friends - and the unexpected arrival of rapper Baby Gat - threatens to permanently end their relationship. (101 mins.)
Director: Patrik-Ian Polk
 
3.
Touch of Pink (2004)
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A gay Canadian living in London has his perfectly crafted life upset when his devoutly Muslim mother comes to visit. (91 mins.)
 
4.
Big Eden (2000)
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Big Eden is a small, fictional northwestern Montana town. (118 mins.)
Director: Thomas Bezucha
 
5.
Weekend (2011)
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After a drunken house party with his straight mates, Russell heads out to a gay club. Just before closing time he picks up Glen but what's expected to be just a one-night stand becomes something else, something special. (97 mins.)
Director: Andrew Haigh
 
6.
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
 
7.
The Rocky Horror Picture Show (1975)
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A newly engaged couple have a breakdown in an isolated area and must pay a call to the bizarre residence of Dr. Frank-N-Furter. (100 mins.)
Director: Jim Sharman
 
8.
Long-Term Relationship (2006)
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Glenn gets tired of one night stands, and answers an ad placed by Adam, who is looking for an LTR. Glenn & Adam are perfect for each other, except for one, or two, or many things. (97 mins.)
Director: Rob Williams
 
9.
Mambo Italiano (2003)
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The son of Italian immigrants to Canada struggles to find the best way to reveal to his parents that he's gay. (88 mins.)
 
10.
East Side Story (2006)
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The arrival of Anglo newcomers to an East L.A. Latino neighborhood rocks the quiet world of a handsome young local who is torn between the family restaurant and life as a big city chef. (88 mins.)
Director: Carlos Portugal
 
11.
Dog Tags (2008)
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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
 
12.
Finding Me (2009)
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About a young gay black man's journey of self-discovery, affirmation and love. (115 mins.)
 
13.
Shut Up and Kiss Me (2010)
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A modern day take on the trials and tribulations of dating. We follow Ben as he faces the world of dating... (78 mins.)
Director: Devin Hamilton
 
14.
BearCity (2010)
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Set in New York's gay "bear" scene and taking a cue from the popular HBO franchise "Sex and the City,"... (104 mins.)
Director: Doug Langway
 
15.
Poster Boy (2004)
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With the help of a hot, slightly older new acquaintence (Noseworthy), the closeted son (Newton) of a conservative U.S. Senator (Lerner) puts a shocking spin on his dad's re-election campaign. (104 mins.)
Director: Zak Tucker
 
16.
The Houseboy (2007)
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Overhearing his boyfriends talk of "a new toy for Christmas," young, cute, but aimless Ricky copes with online hookups and drugs. Depressed, Ricky considers suicide, until he meets another boy who makes him wonder should he stick around? (81 mins.)
Director: Spencer Schilly
 
17.
Ciao (2008)
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Jeff is taking care of everything Mark left behind when he died. Mark was about to have a visitor, Andrea, an Italian guy he met online. Both of them will have the chance to share memories of the Mark they knew while knowing each other. (87 mins.)
Director: Yen Tan
 
18.
Mulligans (2008)
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Two college friends take a journey home. One of them makes a mistake that may tear a family apart. Sometimes there are no second chances, sometimes there are no mulligans. (92 mins.)
Director: Chip Hale
 
19.
Judas Kiss (2011)
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A quirk in time and space gives a failed filmmaker the chance to reshape his destiny when he visits his peculiar alma mater. (94 mins.)
Director: J.T. Tepnapa
 
20.
Going Down in LA-LA Land (2011)
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A fresh face comes to Hollywood to act in movies but only the gay porn studios are eager to provide him with work. (104 mins.)
Director: Casper Andreas
 
21.
Say Uncle (2005)
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A young artist (Peter Paige), desperate to replace the relationship he had with his recently relocated godson, is targeted by a neighborhood mom (Kathy Najimy) as a potential threat to the community. (91 mins.)
Director: Peter Paige
 
22.
Partners (1982)
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A straight police detective is unnerved when ordered to go undercover with a gay police clerk, as a couple, to solve a series of murders in the gay community. (93 mins.)
Director: James Burrows
 
23.
Prayers for Bobby (2009 TV Movie)
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True story of Mary Griffith, gay rights crusader, whose teenage son committed suicide due to her religious intolerance. Based on the book of the same title by Leroy Aarons. (90 mins.)
Director: Russell Mulcahy
 
24.
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
 
25.
Newcastle (2008)
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Tragedy befalls one of three brothers while on an outback surfing outing with friends. (107 mins.)
Director: Dan Castle
 
26.
Brokeback Mountain (2005)
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The story of a forbidden and secretive relationship between two cowboys, and their lives over the years. (134 mins.)
Director: Ang Lee
 
27.
Brother to Brother (2004)
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A drama that looks back on the Harlem Renaissance from the perspective of an elderly, black writer who meets a gay teenager in a New York homeless shelter. (94 mins.)
Director: Rodney Evans
 
28.
Gone, But Not Forgotten (2003)
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Questions about the identity of an amnesiac (Matthew Montgomery) threaten his romance with the park ranger (Aaron Orr) who rescued him. (94 mins.)
 
29.
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
 
30.
Mysterious Skin (2004)
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A teenage hustler and a young man obsessed with alien abductions cross paths, together discovering a horrible, liberating truth. (105 mins.)
Director: Gregg Araki
 
31.
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
 
32.
The Fluffer (2001)
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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.)
 
33.
The Adventures of Priscilla, Queen of the Desert (1994)
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Two drag performers and a transgender woman travel across the desert to perform their unique style of cabaret. (104 mins.)
Director: Stephan Elliott
 
34.
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.)
 
35.
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.)
 
36.
Strapped (2010)
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A handsome young prostitute learns about life and love during a sex-filled odyssey in an apartment building filled with strange inhabitants. (95 mins.)
Director: Joseph Graham
 
37.
Bent (1997)
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Max is gay and as such is sent to Dachau concentration camp under the Nazi regime. He tries to deny... (105 mins.)
Director: Sean Mathias
 
38.
Finding Me: Truth (2011)
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A wild ensemble cast highlights Roger Omeus' romantic drama about a group of love- and sex-obsessed Jersey City friends navigating the treacherous waters of relationships. (100 mins.)
 
39.
Bam Bam and Celeste (2005)
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Celeste (Margaret Cho) and Bam Bam (Bruce Daniels) escape their Midwest hometown for New York, and take on their high-school nemeses - the dictators of the world-famous Salon Mirage - while discovering that true beauty lies within. (85 mins.)
Director: Lorene Machado
 
40.
Back Soon (2007)
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Reuniting the actors from his hit film Long Term Relationship, director Rob Williams BACK SOON is a tender... (83 mins.)
Director: Rob Williams
 
41.
Food of Love (2002)
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Paul, a handsome and talented music student is employed as the page-turner at one of the world famous pianist Kennington's concerts in San Francisco. (112 mins.)
Director: Ventura Pons
 
42.
Bangkok Love Story (2007)
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An informant and a hit man (both men) end up passionately entwined after winding up together on the bad side of crimes lords. (109 mins.)
Director: Poj Arnon
 
43.
David's Birthday (2009)
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Two couples are enjoying their summer at the beach, but when the grown son of one couple arrives, it surprisingly stirs something in the husband of the other couple, will the forbidden feelings end badly? (106 mins.)
Director: Marco Filiberti
 
44.
The Living End (1992)
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Luke is a gay hustler. Jon is a movie critic. Both are HIV positive. They go on a hedonistic, dangerous journey, their motto "Fuck the world". (81 mins.)
Director: Gregg Araki
 
45.
Clapham Junction (2007 TV Movie)
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A chronicle of 36 hours in the lives of a number of interconnected gay men in Clapham, South London. (120 mins.)
Director: Adrian Shergold
 
46.
Dirty Laundry (2006)
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A modern-day prodigal son story with a twist. It follows Patrick, a magazine writer, who seems to have the "perfect life," until one day, there is a knock at the door. On the other side stands a secret that brings him face to face with the traditional southern family he hasn't seen in over 10 years. (100 mins.)
Director: Maurice Jamal
 
47.
KickOff (2011)
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In 5-man-a-side soccer, a newly formed gay team goes up against an established team with a deserved reputation for violence and a skittish first-time official, with more action off-field than on. (99 mins.)
 
48.
eCupid (2011)
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A gay man nearing 30, and in a 7-year relationship rut, taps into an otherworldly Internet ad that starts omnisciently controlling his life. (95 mins.)
Director: J.C. Calciano
 
49.
Friends and Family (2001)
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A gay couple are hit men for the mafia. (87 mins.)
Director: Kristen Coury
 
50.
Angels of Sex (2012)
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The established relationship between university student Bruno and aspiring photographer Carla is thrown into turmoil when Bruno feels drawn to sexy karate instructor/break dancer Rai. Complications ensue. (105 mins.)
 
51.
I Want to Get Married (2011)
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Can Paul get married in just 6 days? Paul Roll is a lovable nerd who's achieved everything he's set his mind to, except... (107 mins.)
Director: William Clift
 
52.
The Men Next Door (2012)
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A gay man finds himself torn between two lovers who happen to be father and son. (84 mins.)
Director: Rob Williams
 
53.
Yossi (2012)
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This sequel to Yossi and Jagger finds Dr. Yossi Gutmann reminiscing about his love ten years after his death; however, as he encounters a group of young soldiers, one of them, Tom, reignites his romantic feelings. (84 mins.)
Director: Eytan Fox
 
54.
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
 
55.
Free Fall (2013)
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A soon-to-be-father policeman falls for a gay fellow officer and his life starts falling apart. (100 mins.)
Director: Stephan Lacant
 
56.
Floating Skyscrapers (2013)
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The story of a young man discovering his homosexuality, while his girlfriend tries to cling onto him. (93 mins.)
 
57.
Naked As We Came (2013)
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Love, loss and hope are tumultuously explored amidst a tranquil backdrop and asks us all the question: What is your dream? (87 mins.)
Director: Richard LeMay
 
58.
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
 
59.
Four Moons (2014)
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Four stories of love and disgust between men of different generations facing their conflicts and their fears (110 mins.)
 
60.
The Way He Looks (2014)
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Leonardo is a blind teenager searching for independence. His everyday life, the relationship with his best friend, Giovana, and the way he sees the world change completely with the arrival of Gabriel. (96 mins.)
Director: Daniel Ribeiro