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1. Philadelphia (1993)

PG-13 | 125 min | Drama

7.7
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66 Metascore

When a man with HIV is fired by his law firm because of his condition, he hires a homophobic small time lawyer as the only willing advocate for a wrongful dismissal suit.

Director: Jonathan Demme | Stars: Tom Hanks, Denzel Washington, Roberta Maxwell, Buzz Kilman

Votes: 195,232 | Gross: $77.32M

2. It's My Party (1996)

R | 110 min | Drama

7.1
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"You won't leave me, will you?" Nick asks Brandon shortly after revealing to him the results of his last blood test for HIV. "I don't want to die alone." In spite of Brandon's protestations... See full summary »

Director: Randal Kleiser | Stars: Eric Roberts, Gregory Harrison, Margaret Cho, Bruce Davison

Votes: 2,470 | Gross: $0.62M

3. And the Band Played On (1993 TV Movie)

PG-13 | 141 min | Drama

7.8
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The story of the discovery of the A.I.D.S. epidemic, and the political infighting of the scientific community hampering the early fight with it.

Director: Roger Spottiswoode | Stars: Matthew Modine, Alan Alda, Patrick Bauchau, Nathalie Baye

Votes: 8,321

4. Blue (1993)

79 min | Biography, Drama

7.2
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Against a plain, unchanging blue screen, a densely interwoven soundtrack of voices, sound effects and music attempt to convey a portrait of Derek Jarman's experiences with AIDS, both ... See full summary »

Director: Derek Jarman | Stars: Derek Jarman, Tilda Swinton, John Quentin, Nigel Terry

Votes: 1,488 | Gross: $1.72M

5. Pedro (2008)

Not Rated | 90 min | Drama

7.0
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In 1994 Pedro Zamora was the first HIV-positive homosexual to appear in a reality show on MTV. The audience of 'The Real World: San Francisco' identified easily with this intelligent, ... See full summary »

Director: Nick Oceano | Stars: Alex Loynaz, Justina Machado, Hale Appleman, DaJuan Johnson

Votes: 443

6. Relax... It's Just Sex (1998)

R | 110 min | Comedy

6.9
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A mixed group of individuals - lesbian, gays, and heterosexuals who all frequent a local bar struggle to accept each others lifestyles. However when the two gays are attacked and fight back... See full summary »

Director: P.J. Castellaneta | Stars: Mitchell Anderson, Jennifer Tilly, Terrence 'T.C.' Carson, Seymour Cassel

Votes: 1,440 | Gross: $0.45M

7. Angels in America (2003)

TV-MA | 352 min | Drama, Fantasy, Romance

8.3
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Playwright Tony Kushner adapts his political epic about the AIDS crisis during the mid-eighties, around a group of separate but connected individuals.

Stars: Al Pacino, Meryl Streep, Emma Thompson, Mary-Louise Parker

Votes: 23,312

8. Torka aldrig tårar utan handskar (2012)

174 min | Drama

8.4
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A story of love and death. Rasmus, 19, escapes to Stockholm and finds love in the religious Benjamin just as the AIDS epidemic hits the city's gay community.

Stars: Adam Lundgren, Adam Pålsson, Björn Kjellman, Simon J. Berger

Votes: 3,129

9. The Reception (2005)

80 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.0
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64 Metascore

The complex relationship between a wealthy French woman and her best friend a, gay black American, is thrown into turmoil when her estranged daughter comes to visit them with her new ... See full summary »

Director: John G. Young | Stars: Maggie Burkwit, Chris Burmester, Darien Sills-Evans, Wayne Lamont Sims

Votes: 178

10. A Home at the End of the World (2004)

R | 97 min | Drama, Romance

6.8
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59 Metascore

A boy who has experienced many losses in his life grows to manhood and enters into a love triangle with a woman and his boyhood friend.

Director: Michael Mayer | Stars: Colin Farrell, Dallas Roberts, Robin Wright, Sissy Spacek

Votes: 12,531 | Gross: $1.03M

11. The Hours (2002)

PG-13 | 110 min | Drama, Romance

7.6
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80 Metascore

The story of how the novel "Mrs. Dalloway" affects three generations of women, all of whom, in one way or another, have had to deal with suicide in their lives.

Director: Stephen Daldry | Stars: Meryl Streep, Nicole Kidman, Julianne Moore, Stephen Dillane

Votes: 110,738 | Gross: $41.68M

12. Jeffrey (1995)

R | 92 min | Comedy, Drama

6.7
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Jeffrey, a young gay man in New York, decides that sex is too much and decides to become celibate. He immediately meets the man of his dreams and must decide whether or not love is worth ... See full summary »

Director: Christopher Ashley | Stars: Steven Weber, Michael T. Weiss, Peter Jacobson, Tom Cayler

Votes: 5,127 | Gross: $3.49M

13. Livet är en schlager (2000)

108 min | Comedy, Drama, Music

5.2
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Mona Bergström is a sweet euro-vision-obsessed woman in her 30's. She is married to a lazy husband and have 4 children, all named after her favorite Swedish euro-vision pop stars. Her ... See full summary »

Director: Susanne Bier | Stars: Helena Bergström, Jonas Karlsson, Thomas Hanzon, Björn Kjellman

Votes: 1,783

14. Longtime Companion (1989)

R | 96 min | Drama, Romance

7.5
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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.

Director: Norman René | Stars: Stephen Caffrey, Patrick Cassidy, Brian Cousins, Bruce Davison

Votes: 4,653 | Gross: $4.61M

15. Love! Valour! Compassion! (1997)

R | 108 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.8
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59 Metascore

Gregory invites seven friends to spend the summer at his large, secluded 19th-century home in upstate New York. The seven are: Bobby, Gregory's "significant other," who is blind but who ... See full summary »

Director: Joe Mantello | Stars: Jason Alexander, Stephen Spinella, Stephen Bogardus, Randy Becker

Votes: 3,030 | Gross: $2.87M

16. All About My Mother (1999)

R | 101 min | Drama

7.9
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87 Metascore

Young Esteban wants to become a writer and also to discover the identity of his father, carefully concealed by his mother Manuela.

Director: Pedro Almodóvar | Stars: Cecilia Roth, Marisa Paredes, Candela Peña, Antonia San Juan

Votes: 76,301 | Gross: $8.26M

17. We Were Here (I) (2011)

Not Rated | 90 min | Documentary, Biography, History

7.8
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94 Metascore

A deep and reflective look at the arrival and impact of AIDS in San Francisco and how individuals rose to the occasion during the first years of this unimaginable crisis.

Directors: David Weissman, Bill Weber | Stars: Ed Wolf, Daniel Goldstein, Guy Clark, Eileen Glutzer

Votes: 1,733

18. Derek (2008)

76 min | Documentary

7.3
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A film involving two courageous and innovative artists-one the subject and one the filmmaker-provides a cinematic journey that illuminates the work and enduring importance of the late Derek Jarman.

Directors: Isaac Julien, Bernard Rose | Stars: Derek Jarman, Tilda Swinton, Margaret Thatcher, Isaac Julien

Votes: 243

19. Behind the Candelabra (2013 TV Movie)

TV-MA | 118 min | Biography, Drama, Romance

7.0
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A chronicle of the tempestuous six year romance between megastar singer, Liberace, and his young lover, Scott Thorson.

Director: Steven Soderbergh | Stars: Michael Douglas, Matt Damon, Scott Bakula, Eric Zuckerman

Votes: 35,738

20. Breaking the Surface: The Greg Louganis Story (1997 TV Movie)

95 min | Biography, Drama, Sport

6.4
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Breaking the Surface is about the tough times Greg Louganis had on his way to becoming one of the world's top Olympic divers. Some topics discussed were Greg's childhood problems, his ... See full summary »

Director: Steven Hilliard Stern | Stars: Mario Lopez, Michael Murphy, Jeffrey Meek, Rosemary Dunsmore

Votes: 604

21. Rent (2005)

PG-13 | 135 min | Drama, Musical, Romance

7.0
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53 Metascore

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.

Director: Chris Columbus | Stars: Taye Diggs, Wilson Jermaine Heredia, Rosario Dawson, Anthony Rapp

Votes: 44,421 | Gross: $29.08M

22. A Mother's Prayer (1995 TV Movie)

PG-13 | 94 min | Drama

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Rosemary Holmstrom is struggling to bring up her son following the death of her husband. When she is diagnosed with AIDS, at first she refuses to believe it, but soon turns her attentions ... See full summary »

Director: Larry Elikann | Stars: Linda Hamilton, Noah Fleiss, Bruce Dern, Kate Nelligan

Votes: 277

23. The Ryan White Story (1989 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 105 min | Biography, Drama

7.4
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The story of Ryan White, a 13-year-old haemophiliac who contracted AIDS from factor VIII, which was used to control this disorder.

Director: John Herzfeld | Stars: Judith Light, Lukas Haas, Michael Bowen, Nikki Cox

Votes: 587

24. Our Sons (1991 TV Movie)

96 min | Drama

7.2
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Donald is a young man dying of AIDS. His lover, James, asks his mother to go to Fayetteville, Arkansas and tell Donald's mother, who has been estranged from her son for years.

Director: John Erman | Stars: Ann-Margret, Julie Andrews, Hugh Grant, Zeljko Ivanek

Votes: 456

25. Parting Glances (1986)

90 min | Drama, Music, Romance

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As Michael and Robert, a gay couple in New York, prepare for Robert's departure for a two-year work assignment in Africa, Michael must face Robert's true motives for leaving while dealing ... See full summary »

Director: Bill Sherwood | Stars: John Bolger, Richard Ganoung, Steve Buscemi, Adam Nathan

Votes: 2,374 | Gross: $0.54M

26. An Early Frost (1985 TV Movie)

95 min | Drama

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A young lawyer hasn't told his parents about his homosexuality. Now he must tell them--at a time when the diagnosis was still a death sentence--that he has AIDS.

Director: John Erman | Stars: Gena Rowlands, Ben Gazzara, Sylvia Sidney, Aidan Quinn

Votes: 1,620

27. The Living End (1992)

Unrated | 81 min | Comedy, Drama

6.5
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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".

Director: Gregg Araki | Stars: Mike Dytri, Craig Gilmore, Mark Finch, Mary Woronov

Votes: 2,178 | Gross: $0.69M

28. Precious (II) (2009)

R | 110 min | Drama

7.3
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79 Metascore

In New York City's Harlem circa 1987, an overweight, abused, illiterate teen who is pregnant with her second child is invited to enroll in an alternative school in hopes that her life can head in a new direction.

Director: Lee Daniels | Stars: Gabourey Sidibe, Mo'Nique, Paula Patton, Mariah Carey

Votes: 95,386 | Gross: $47.40M

29. 3 Needles (2005)

Not Rated | 127 min | Drama

6.6
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48 Metascore

A three-paneled look at the worldwide AIDS crisis: in Montreal, a porn actor (Ashmore) schemes to pass his mandatory blood test; a young nun (Sevigny) makes a personal sacrifice for the benefit of a South African village; in rural China, a black market operative (Liu) posing as a goverment-sanctioned blood drawer jeopardizes an entire village's safety.

Director: Thom Fitzgerald | Stars: Chloë Sevigny, Lucy Liu, Shawn Ashmore, Mabel Adams

Votes: 1,224

30. Peter's Friends (1992)

R | 101 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.0
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Six former college friends, with two new friends, gather for a New Year's Eve weekend reunion at a large English countryside manor after ten years to reminisce about the good times now long gone.

Director: Kenneth Branagh | Stars: Hugh Laurie, Stephen Fry, Emma Thompson, Kenneth Branagh

Votes: 9,201 | Gross: $4.06M

31. The Event (2003)

R | 110 min | Drama

6.3
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42 Metascore

An intense relationship drama that takes the form of a mystery, The Event centers around a series of unexplained deaths that occur among the gay community in New York's fashionable Chelsea ... See full summary »

Director: Thom Fitzgerald | Stars: Parker Posey, Don McKellar, Olympia Dukakis, Joanna Adler

Votes: 953 | Gross: $0.04M

32. Noah's Arc (2005–2006)

Comedy, Drama, Romance

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Stars: Darryl Stephens, Rodney Chester, Christian Vincent, Doug Spearman

Votes: 964

33. As Is (1986 TV Movie)

86 min | Drama

7.4
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Story of a gay man who finds out he has aids and how people react.

Director: Michael Lindsay-Hogg | Stars: Colleen Dewhurst, Robert Carradine, Jonathan Hadary, Doug Annear

Votes: 83

34. Before I Sleep (1996)

52 min | Documentary

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Director: Kristen Schultz

35. I Love You Phillip Morris (2009)

R | 98 min | Biography, Comedy, Crime

6.6
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65 Metascore

A cop turns con man once he comes out of the closet. Once imprisoned, he meets the second love of his life, whom he'll stop at nothing to be with.

Directors: Glenn Ficarra, John Requa | Stars: Jim Carrey, Ewan McGregor, Leslie Mann, Rodrigo Santoro

Votes: 83,903 | Gross: $2.04M

36. Man of the Year (1995)

86 min | Comedy, Romance

6.0
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Mockumentary look at Playgirl Magazine centerfold and 1992 Man of the Year, Dirk Shafer, who kept it a secret from the magazine that he is gay. Most of the film is a fictionalized retelling... See full summary »

Director: Dirk Shafer | Stars: Vivian Paxton, Claudette Sutherland, Michael Ornstein, Cal Bartlett

Votes: 308

37. Positive (I) (2007)

110 min | Drama

8.4
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Directors: Ralph Armstead, Ethan Lader | Stars: Scott Lunsford, Demi Baumann, Heather Brooker, Angelina Cortez

Votes: 11

38. A Year Without Love (2005)

R | 95 min | Drama, Romance

6.3
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62 Metascore

A writer dying of AIDS searches for a cure and human interaction in the hospitals and sex clubs of Buenos Aires.

Director: Anahí Berneri | Stars: Juan Minujín, Mimí Ardú, Carlos Echevarría, Javier van de Couter

Votes: 594 | Gross: $0.02M

39. Neoneun nae unmyeong (2005)

121 min | Drama, Romance

7.0
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Seok-joong, a farmer in his mid thirties, is desperate to find a wife and settle down. After backing out of a scheme to set him up with a Filipino bride, he falls head over heels in love ... See full summary »

Director: Jin-pyo Park | Stars: Do-yeon Jeon, Jung-min Hwang, Mun-hee Na, Seung-su Ryu

Votes: 569

40. Yesterday (I) (2004)

R | 90 min | Drama

7.7
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After falling ill, Yesterday learns that she is HIV positive. With her husband in denial and young daughter to tend to, Yesterday's one goal is to live long enough to see her child go to school.

Director: Darrell Roodt | Stars: Leleti Khumalo, Lihle Mvelase, Kenneth Khambula, Harriet Lenabe

Votes: 1,999

41. A Perfect Son (2000)

89 min | Drama

6.5
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A man's terminal illness reunites him with his estranged brother.

Director: Leonard Farlinger | Stars: Colm Feore, David Cubitt, Chandra West, John Boylan

Votes: 316

42. Dallas Buyers Club (2013)

R | 117 min | Biography, Drama

8.0
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84 Metascore

In 1985 Dallas, electrician and hustler Ron Woodroof works around the system to help AIDS patients get the medication they need after he is diagnosed with the disease.

Director: Jean-Marc Vallée | Stars: Matthew McConaughey, Jennifer Garner, Jared Leto, Steve Zahn

Votes: 373,994 | Gross: $27.30M

43. Boys on the Side (1995)

R | 115 min | Comedy, Drama

6.4
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61 Metascore

Jane is a night club singer, out of work. Robin is a quirky real estate agent looking for a ride-share to accompany her to California. Her advertisement is answered by Jane, who at first ... See full summary »

Director: Herbert Ross | Stars: Whoopi Goldberg, Mary-Louise Parker, Drew Barrymore, Matthew McConaughey

Votes: 10,382 | Gross: $23.45M

44. River Made to Drown In (1997)

98 min | Drama

5.4
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Allen, a struggling young artist who once survived by working in the streets, is now involved with Eva, a wealthy Los Angeles gallery owner. Quite by surprise Allen receives a visit from an... See full summary »

Director: James Merendino | Stars: Richard Chamberlain, Michael Imperioli, Ute Lemper, James Duval

Votes: 279

45. Intimate Contact (1987– )

60 min | Drama

7.4
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Stars: Claire Bloom, Daniel Massey, David Phelan, Abigail Cruttenden

Votes: 31

46. Something Has Happened (1993)

24 min | Short

7.8
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An educational film about AIDS contracted by the Swedish National Board of Health and Welfare, later to be withdrawn due to its controversial content.

Director: Roy Andersson | Stars: Klas-Gösta Olsson, Anne Tubin, Lennart Björklund, Sandy Mansson

Votes: 549

47. The Sensei (2008)

Not Rated | 95 min | Action, Drama, Sport

6.8
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In 1985 Colorado, a long-absent woman, proficient as a black belt in martial arts, returns home where she agrees, secretly, to train a bullied gay teen.

Director: Diana Lee Inosanto | Stars: Diana Lee Inosanto, Keith David, Melissa Taylor, Shane Weingardt

Votes: 331

48. House of Boys (2009)

Unrated | 117 min | Drama, Musical, Romance

6.6
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40 Metascore

Two young soul mates find each other while working at an all-male performance club/brothel. Eventually, one contracts AIDS.

Director: Jean-Claude Schlim | Stars: Loïc Peckels, Layke Anderson, Harry Ferrier, Michael N. Kuehl

Votes: 952