LGBT films

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1.
The Children's Hour (1961)
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A troublemaking student at a girls' school accuses two teachers of being lesbians. (108 mins.)
Director: William Wyler
 
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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
 
3.
Before Stonewall (1984 Documentary)
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The history of the Gay and Lesbian community before the Stonewall riots began the major gay rights movement. (87 mins.)
 
4.
Maurice (1987)
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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. (140 mins.)
Director: James Ivory
 
5.
My Own Private Idaho (1991)
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Two best friends living on the streets of Portland as hustlers embark on a journey of self discovery and find their relationship stumbling along the way. (104 mins.)
Director: Gus Van Sant
 
6.
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
 
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The Celluloid Closet (1995 Documentary)
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A documentary surveying the various Hollywood screen depictions of homosexuals and the attitudes behind them throughout the history of North American film. (102 mins.)
 
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Ma Vie en Rose (1997)
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Ludovic is a transgender girl who is coming out. She talks of marrying her neighbor's son and can not understand why everyone is so surprised about it... (88 mins.)
Director: Alain Berliner
 
9.
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
 
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After Stonewall (1999 Documentary)
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Documentary/Historical retrospective of the Gay Rights movement from the 1969 Stonewall riots to the present. (88 mins.)
Director: John Scagliotti
 
11.
Edge of Seventeen (1998)
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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. (99 mins.)
Director: David Moreton
 
12.
High Art (1998)
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A young female intern at a small magazine company becomes involved with a drug-addicted lesbian photographer, both of whom seek to exploit each other for their respective careers, while slowly falling in love with each other. (101 mins.)
Director: Lisa Cholodenko
 
13.
But I'm a Cheerleader (1999)
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A naive teenager is sent to rehab camp when her straitlaced parents and friends suspect her of being a lesbian. (85 mins.)
Director: Jamie Babbit
 
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Boys Don't Cry (1999)
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Female-born Teena Brandon adopts his male identity of Brandon Teena and attempts to find himself and love in Nebraska. (118 mins.)
Director: Kimberly Peirce
 
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Lost and Delirious (2001)
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A newcomer to a posh girls boarding school discovers that her two senior roommates are lovers. (103 mins.)
Director: Léa Pool
 
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Monster (2003)
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Based on the life of Aileen Wuornos, a Daytona Beach prostitute who became a serial killer. (109 mins.)
Director: Patty Jenkins
 
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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
 
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Breakfast on Pluto (2005)
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In the 1970s, a young trans woman, Patrick "Kitten" Braden, comes of age by leaving her Irish town for London, in part to look for her mother and in part because her gender identity is beyond the town's understanding. (128 mins.)
Director: Neil Jordan
 
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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
 
20.
Imagine Me & You (2005)
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A newlywed bride becomes infatuated with another woman, who questions her sexual orientation, promoting a stir among the bride's family and friends. (90 mins.)
Director: Ol Parker
 
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C.R.A.Z.Y. (2005)
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A young French-Canadian, growing up in the 1960s and 1970s, struggles to reconcile his emerging homosexuality with his father's conservative values and his own Catholic beliefs. (127 mins.)
 
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Loving Annabelle (2006)
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Annabelle is the wise-beyond-her-years newcomer to an exclusive Catholic girls school. Having been expelled... (76 mins.)
 
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The World Unseen (2007)
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A drama centered on two women who engage in a dangerous relationship during South Africa's apartheid era. (93 mins.)
Director: Shamim Sarif
 
24.
Affinity (2008)
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A grieving upper class woman becomes a "Lady Visitor" at Millbank prison, hoping to escape her troubles... (120 mins.)
Director: Tim Fywell
 
25.
I Can't Think Straight (2008)
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A young woman engaged to be married finds her life changed forever when she meets her best friend's girlfriend. (82 mins.)
Director: Shamim Sarif
 
26.
I Love You Phillip Morris (2009)
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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. (98 mins.)
 
27.
Room in Rome (2010)
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A hotel room in the center of Rome serves as the setting for two young and recently acquainted women to have a physical adventure that touches their very souls. (109 mins.)
Director: Julio Medem
 
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Beginners (2010)
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A young man is rocked by two announcements from his elderly father: that he has terminal cancer, and that he has a young male lover. (105 mins.)
Director: Mike Mills
 
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Elena Undone (2010)
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Fate brings two diversely different women together, and sets them on a collision course that will shatter their preconceived notions about love, life and the power of one's soul. (111 mins.)
Director: Nicole Conn
 
30.
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
 
31.
Circumstance (2011)
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A wealthy Iranian family struggles to contain a teenager's growing sexual rebellion and her brother's dangerous obsession. (107 mins.)
 
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Albert Nobbs (2011)
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Albert Nobbs struggles to survive in late 19th-century Ireland, where women aren't encouraged to be independent. Posing as a man so she can work as a butler in Dublin's most elegant hotel, Albert meets a handsome painter and looks to escape the lie she has been living. (113 mins.)
Director: Rodrigo García
 
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Tomboy (2011)
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A family moves into a new neighborhood, and a 10-year-old named Laure deliberately presents as a boy named Mikhael to the neighborhood children. (82 mins.)
Director: Céline Sciamma
 
34.
Kissing Jessica Stein (2001)
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A woman searching for the perfect man instead discovers the perfect woman. (97 mins.)
 
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A Perfect Ending (2012)
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Rebecca has a very unusual secret, one that not even her best friends know about. The last person on... (110 mins.)
Director: Nicole Conn
 
36.
Farewell, My Queen (2012)
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A look at the relationship between Marie Antoinette and one of her readers during the first days of the French Revolution. (100 mins.)
Director: Benoît Jacquot
 
37.
Young and Wild (2012)
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Daniela, raised in the bosom of a strict Evangelical family and recently unmasked as a fornicator by her shocked parents, struggles to find her own path to spiritual harmony. (96 mins.)
Director: Marialy Rivas
 
38.
Big Joy: The Adventures of James Broughton (2013 Documentary)
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What or who is Big Joy? Big Joy is James Broughton, pioneer of experimental cinema in the 1940s, and... (82 mins.)
 
39.
Blue Is the Warmest Color (2013)
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Adèle's life is changed when she meets Emma, a young woman with blue hair, who will allow her to discover desire and to assert herself as a woman and as an adult. In front of others, Adèle grows, seeks herself, loses herself, and ultimately finds herself through love and loss. (180 mins.)
 
40.
Behind the Candelabra (2013 TV Movie)
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A chronicle of the tempestuous six year romance between megastar singer, Liberace, and his young lover, Scott Thorson. (118 mins.)