Gay movies you should watchby gremlin17-23-161682 | created - 11 Jun 2012 | updated - 05 Mar 2013 | Public
A list of gay movies I saw and recommend to watch. I will update it from time to time. I appreciate recommendations.
The order of the list does not evaluate which movies I like more.
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1. 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: 20,073 | Gross: $1.50M
A classic! Maybe the best coming of age movie so far. My all-time-favourite.
2. Rak haeng Siam (2007)
Not Rated | 154 min | Drama, Mystery, Romance
Two boyhood friends are separated due to the disappearance of the sister of one of them, then later meet again as teenagers, when one of them has become a pop singer, and they discover feelings that they did not know they had.
Beautiful und disturbing.
3. 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: 17,816 | Gross: $0.14M
The worst thing about most gay movies is that they most likely have no happy ending. This one has - on it's special way!
4. 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: 60,321 | Gross: $0.70M
Not a gay movie all over, but still great.
5. A Single Man (2009)
R | 99 min | Drama, Romance
An English professor, one year after the sudden death of his boyfriend, is unable to cope with his typical days in 1960s Los Angeles.
Votes: 94,127 | Gross: $9.17M
6. Children of God (2010)
Not Rated | 104 min | Drama
The story of two young Bahamian men who fall in love with each other and portrays the homophobia of the Bahamian society.
Great movie about homophobia!
7. Milk (I) (2008)
R | 128 min | Biography, Drama
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.
Votes: 147,438 | Gross: $31.84M
8. 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: 11,265 | Gross: $1.20M
Coming of age
9. Prayers for Bobby (2009 TV Movie)
TV-14 | 90 min | Biography, Drama, Romance
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.
A christian mother has to cope that her son is gay.
10. I Killed My Mother (2009)
Not Rated | 96 min | Drama, Romance
A semi-autobiographical story about Hubert as a young homosexual at odds with his mother.
11. 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: 11,975 | Gross: $0.10M
Great coming of age movie from Germany.
12. 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: 15,422 | Gross: $0.82M
Also gay movies can have happy endings :)
13. Patrik, Age 1.5 (2008)
Unrated | 103 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
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.
Votes: 8,216 | Gross: $0.06M
Great Swedish comedy.
14. Dream Boy (2008)
R | 88 min | Drama, Romance
Chronicles the relationship between two gay teenagers in the rural south in the late '70s.
Votes: 3,322 | Gross: $0.01M
15. 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: 1,307 | Gross: $0.01M
16. 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: 1,902 | Gross: $0.01M
17. 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: 1,197 | Gross: $0.01M
18. 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: 5,037 | Gross: $0.87M
80s pure, but not that good at all :)