Movies about AIDS/HIV

Aids/hiv themed movies and made for TV movies
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1.
Philadelphia (1993)
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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. (125 mins.)
Director: Jonathan Demme
 
2.
Girl, Positive (2007 TV Movie)
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A popular high school girl finds out that a boy she slept with is HIV positive. (88 mins.)
Director: Peter Werner
 
3.
Go Toward the Light (1988 TV Movie)
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A young couple faces the realities of life with their child who is diagnosed with AIDS. (93 mins.)
Director: Mike Robe
 
4.
The Ryan White Story (1989 TV Movie)
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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. (105 mins.)
Director: John Herzfeld
“ Ryan White courageously fought AIDS-related discrimination and helped educate the Nation about HIV/AIDS. ” - tomhansonn
 
5.
One Week (2000)
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A soon-to-be groom learns that he may have contracted HIV. Waiting a full seven days for the test results turns out to be the most hectic week of his life. (97 mins.)
Director: Carl Seaton
 
6.
And the Band Played On (1993 TV Movie)
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The story of the discovery of the AIDS epidemic and the political infighting of the scientific community hampering the early fight with it. (141 mins.)
 
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Yesterday (2004)
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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. (90 mins.)
 
8.
3 Needles (2005)
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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. (127 mins.)
Director: Thom Fitzgerald
 
9.
And Then There Was One (1994 TV Movie)
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And Then There Was One - The tragic and true story of a family dealing with AIDS is re-told in this heart-wrenching drama... (87 mins.)
Director: David Jones
 
10.
Something to Live for: The Alison Gertz Story (1992 TV Movie)
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An AIDS-stricken woman becomes a leader in the struggle to educate people about the disease and its prevention. (100 mins.)
Director: Tom McLoughlin
 
11.
Longtime Companion (1989)
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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. (96 mins.)
Director: Norman René
 
12.
Angels in America (2003 Mini-Series)
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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. (352 mins.)
 
13.
Dallas Buyers Club (2013)
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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. (117 mins.)
 
14.
Love! Valour! Compassion! (1997)
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Gregory invites seven friends to spend the summer at his large, secluded 19th-century home in upstate New York... (108 mins.)
Director: Joe Mantello
 
15.
It's My Party (1996)
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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... (110 mins.)
Director: Randal Kleiser
 
16.
As Is (1986 TV Movie)
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Story of a gay man who finds out he has aids and how people react. (86 mins.)
 
17.
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
 
18.
The Cure (1995)
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Erik, a loner, finds a friend in Dexter, an eleven-year-old boy with AIDS. They vow to find a cure for AIDS together and save Dexter's life in an eventful summer. (97 mins.)
Director: Peter Horton
 
19.
The Normal Heart (2014 TV Movie)
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A gay activist attempts to raise HIV/AIDS awareness during the early 1980s. (132 mins.)
Director: Ryan Murphy
 
20.
Themba (2010)
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Against all odds Themba realizes his dream playing for the National soccer team, Bafana Bafana. (108 mins.)
 
21.
Blue (1993)
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Against a plain, unchanging blue screen, a densely interwoven soundtrack of voices, sound effects and... (79 mins.)
Director: Derek Jarman
 
22.
Sweet Jane (1998)
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Jane, an HIV-positive heroin addict, meets Tony, a young AIDS victim with no family, and the two form a bond. (83 mins.)
Director: Joe Gayton
 
23.
Pedro (2008)
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In 1994 Pedro Zamora was the first HIV-positive homosexual to appear in a reality show on MTV. The audience... (90 mins.)
Director: Nick Oceano
 
24.
Point of View (2007)
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Five youths search for love and companionship, but get entangled in sex, adultery and lies. (54 mins.)
Director: Calle Hedrén
 
25.
The Victims (1989)
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26.
A Death in the Family (1987)
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Andy is dying. His friends in Auckland care for him through his last days. (50 mins.)
 
27.
Intimate Contact (1987 TV Series)
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(60 mins.)
Director: Waris Hussein
 
28.
The Blackwater Lightship (2004 TV Movie)
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A man in the final stages of AIDS is cared for by his sister and mother and grandmother. (120 mins.)
Director: John Erman
 
29.
Our Sons (1991 TV Movie)
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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. (96 mins.)
Director: John Erman
 
30.
Clara et moi (2004)
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Antoine has what every young single man could wish: a promising career, true and loyal friends, and an apartment of his own... (81 mins.)
Director: Arnaud Viard
 
31.
Breaking the Surface: The Greg Louganis Story (1997 TV Movie)
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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... (95 mins.)
 
32.
Boys on the Side (1995)
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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... (115 mins.)
Director: Herbert Ross
 
33.
A Mother's Prayer (1995 TV Movie)
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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... (94 mins.)
Director: Larry Elikann
 
34.
Kids (1995)
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A day in the life of a group of teens as they travel around New York City skating, drinking, smoking, and deflowering virgins. (91 mins.)
Director: Larry Clark
 
35.
A Place for Annie (1994 TV Movie)
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A doctor fights for custody of her HIV positive foster daughter with her inept, junkie mother. Finally they come to an agreement that they should all live together. (99 mins.)
Director: John Gray
 
36.
An Early Frost (1985 TV Movie)
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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. (95 mins.)
Director: John Erman
 
37.
My Own Country (1998 TV Movie)
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"My Own Country" tells the story of an East Indian doctor who settles in Johnson City, Tennessee. The doctor's name is Abraham Verghese... (95 mins.)
Director: Mira Nair
 
38.
The Witnesses (2007)
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Paris, 1984: A group of friends contend with the first outbreak of the AIDS epidemic. (112 mins.)
 
39.
Carandiru (2003)
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Brazilian MD Drauzio Varella starts AIDS prevention in Brazil's largest prison, Carandiru, in São Paulo... (145 mins.)
Director: Hector Babenco
 
40.
Life Support (2007 TV Movie)
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The true-life story of a mother who overcame an addiction to crack and became a positive role model and an AIDS activist in the black community. (87 mins.)
Director: Nelson George
 
41.
Heaven's a Drag (1994)
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A twenty-something drag queen dies of AIDS, but when his adoring ghost returns to the side of his surviving lover, he finds his lover doesn't exactly miss him. (101 mins.)
 
42.
Parting Glances (1986)
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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... (90 mins.)
Director: Bill Sherwood