Gay Themed Movies (That I've Watched)

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1.
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
“ 9/10 ” - AlaaMousa
 
2.
The Hours (2002)
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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. (114 mins.)
Director: Stephen Daldry
“ 9/10 ” - AlaaMousa
 
3.
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
“ 8/10 ” - AlaaMousa
 
4.
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
“ 8/10 ” - AlaaMousa
 
5.
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
“ 8/10 ” - AlaaMousa
 
6.
Pride (2014)
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U.K. gay activists work to help miners during their lengthy strike of the National Union of Mineworkers in the summer of 1984. (119 mins.)
Director: Matthew Warchus
“ 8/10 ” - AlaaMousa
 
7.
Carol (2015)
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An aspiring photographer develops an intimate relationship with an older woman in 1950s New York. (118 mins.)
Director: Todd Haynes
“ 8/10 ” - AlaaMousa
 
8.
The Danish Girl (2015)
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A fictitious love story loosely inspired by the lives of Danish artists Lili Elbe and Gerda Wegener. Lili and Gerda's marriage and work evolve as they navigate Lili's groundbreaking journey as a transgender pioneer. (119 mins.)
Director: Tom Hooper
“ 8/10 ” - AlaaMousa
 
9.
A Single Man (2009)
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An English professor, one year after the sudden death of his boyfriend, is unable to cope with his typical days in 1960s Los Angeles. (99 mins.)
Director: Tom Ford
“ 8/10 ” - AlaaMousa
 
10.
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.)
“ 8/10 ” - AlaaMousa
 
11.
Holding the Man (2015)
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Tim and John fell in love while teenagers at their all-boys high school. John was captain of the football team... (127 mins.)
Director: Neil Armfield
“ 8/10 ” - AlaaMousa
 
12.
Perfect Strangers (2016)
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Seven long-time friends get together for a dinner. When they decide to share with each other the content of every text message, email and phone call they receive, many secrets start to unveil and the equilibrium trembles. (97 mins.)
Director: Paolo Genovese
“ 8/10 ” - AlaaMousa
 
13.
Shame (2011)
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A man's carefully cultivated private life is disrupted when his sister arrives for an indefinite stay. (101 mins.)
Director: Steve McQueen
“ 8/10 ” - AlaaMousa
 
14.
Eyes Wide Open (2009)
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A married, Orthodox, Jerusalem butcher and Jewish father of four falls in love with his handsome, 22-year-old male apprentice, triggering the suspicions of his wife and the disapproval of his Orthodox community. (91 mins.)
Director: Haim Tabakman
“ 7.5/10 ” - AlaaMousa
 
15.
Retake (2016)
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A lonely, middle-aged man hires a male prostitute to recreate a road trip from his past. (98 mins.)
Director: Nick Corporon
“ 7.5/10 ” - AlaaMousa
 
16.
Beautiful Something (2015)
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Four diverse gay men navigate art, sex and love in one sublime night. (97 mins.)
Director: Joseph Graham
“ 7.5/10 ” - AlaaMousa
 
17.
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
“ 7.5/10 ” - AlaaMousa
 
18.
It's Only the End of the World (2016)
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Louis (Gaspard Ulliel), a terminally ill writer, returns home after a long absence to tell his family that he is dying. (97 mins.)
Director: Xavier Dolan
“ 7.5/10 ” - AlaaMousa
 
19.
Beyond the Walls (2012)
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Paulo, a young pianist, meets Ilir, a bartender and bass guitar player originally from Albania. They become lovers... (98 mins.)
Director: David Lambert
“ 7/10 ” - AlaaMousa
 
20.
Seven Lucky Gods (2014)
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An illegal immigrant from Albania infiltrates the lives of a group of Londoners with devastating consequences. (102 mins.)
Director: Jamil Dehlavi
“ 7/10 ” - AlaaMousa
 
21.
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
“ 7/10 ” - AlaaMousa
 
22.
BearCity 2: The Proposal (2012)
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Kathy Najimy plays den mother to the returning cast of bears, boys and cubs, for a Bear Week bachelor party in Provincetown... (110 mins.)
Director: Douglas Langway
“ 7/10 ” - AlaaMousa
 
23.
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
“ 7/10 ” - AlaaMousa
 
24.
I Don't Want to Go Back Alone (2010 Short Film)
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The arrival of a new student in school changes Leonardo's life. This 15 year-old blind teenager has to deal with the jealousy of his friend Giovana while figuring out the new feelings he's having towards his new friend, Gabriel. (17 mins.)
Director: Daniel Ribeiro
“ 7/10 ” - AlaaMousa
 
25.
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
“ 7/10 ” - AlaaMousa
 
26.
Hawaii (2013)
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Martin seeks for a temporary job at Eugenio's house. When they recognize to be childhood friends, Eugenio offers him work for the summer. A power and desire game starts and their relationship grows beyond their friendship. (102 mins.)
Director: Marco Berger
“ 7/10 ” - AlaaMousa
 
27.
Kill Your Darlings (2013)
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A murder in 1944 draws together the great poets of the beat generation: Allen Ginsberg, Jack Kerouac and William Burroughs. (104 mins.)
Director: John Krokidas
“ 7/10 ” - AlaaMousa
 
28.
Tom at the Farm (2013)
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A grieving man meets his lover's family, who were not aware of their son's sexual orientation. (102 mins.)
Director: Xavier Dolan
“ 7/10 ” - AlaaMousa
 
29.
Out in the Dark (2012)
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A drama centered on the love affair between two men on opposite sides of the Mid-East conflict: Palestinian student Nimer and Roy, an Israeli lawyer. (96 mins.)
Director: Michael Mayer
“ 7/10 ” - AlaaMousa
 
30.
Love Is Strange (2014)
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After Ben and George get married, George is fired from his teaching post, forcing them to stay with friends separately while they sell their place and look for cheaper housing -- a situation that weighs heavily on all involved. (94 mins.)
Director: Ira Sachs
“ 7/10 ” - AlaaMousa
 
31.
I Now Pronounce You Chuck & Larry (2007)
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Two straight, single Brooklyn firefighters pretend to be a gay couple in order to receive domestic partner benefits. (115 mins.)
Director: Dennis Dugan
“ 7/10 ” - AlaaMousa
 
32.
Keep the Lights On (2012)
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In Manhattan, film-maker Erik bonds with closeted lawyer Paul after a fling. As their relationship becomes one fueled by highs, lows, and dysfunctional patterns, Erik struggles to negotiate his own boundaries while being true to himself. (101 mins.)
Director: Ira Sachs
“ 6/10 ” - AlaaMousa
 
33.
August (2011)
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August tells the story of two former lovers, Troy and Jonathan, who reunite after a long ago painful breakup... (99 mins.)
Director: Eldar Rapaport
“ 6/10 ” - AlaaMousa
 
34.
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
“ 6/10 ” - AlaaMousa
 
35.
Lazy Eye (2016)
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Passions re-ignite and secrets revealed when a graphic designer reconnects with the great, lost love of his life for a weekend tryst at a house in the desert near Joshua Tree. (87 mins.)
Director: Tim Kirkman
“ 6/10 ” - AlaaMousa
 
36.
Beyond love (2014)
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An Italian lesbian couple wants a child. A gay couple tries to help them. Four friends, hundreds of problems. One solution. (108 mins.)
Director: Silvio Nacucchi
“ 6/10 ” - AlaaMousa
 
37.
Ander (2009)
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A love story between a Basque farmer and a Peruvian immigrant. (128 mins.)
Director: Roberto Castón
“ 6/10 ” - AlaaMousa
 
38.
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
“ 5/10 ” - AlaaMousa
 
39.
Like You Mean It (2015)
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When Mark commits to falling back in love with Jonah, he is forced to look at himself with unprecedented courage and honesty. (90 mins.)
Director: Philipp Karner
“ 5/10 ” - AlaaMousa
 
40.
Just a Question of Love (2000 TV Movie)
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After his gay cousin dies from hepatitis, young Laurent, who lives with his best friend Carole, falls in love with Cedric, a plant scientist. He's afraid to inform his conservative parents that he is gay. (88 mins.)
Director: Christian Faure
“ 5/10 ” - AlaaMousa
 
41.
Test (2013)
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In 1985, a gay dance understudy hopes for his on-stage chance while fearing the growing AIDS epidemic. (89 mins.)
“ 5/10 ” - AlaaMousa
 
42.
Daddy (2015)
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Colin is a stud. Stew, not so much. They've been virtually inseparable since college. But now Colin has fallen for a much younger man. (89 mins.)
“ 5/10 ” - AlaaMousa
 
43.
Winning Dad (2015)
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A young man tricks his homophobic father into a camping trip with his secret boyfriend. (95 mins.)
Director: Arthur Allen
“ 4/10 ” - AlaaMousa
 
44.
Bear Cub (2004)
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Pedro, a gay man with an active social life and big circle of friends, takes in his nephew Bernardo for a couple weeks... (100 mins.)
“ 4/10 ” - AlaaMousa
 
45.
The Kids Are All Right (2010)
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Two children conceived by artificial insemination bring their biological father into their non-traditional family life. (106 mins.)
Director: Lisa Cholodenko
“ 4/10 ” - AlaaMousa
 
46.
Sasha (2010)
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Sasha is a piano prodigy under pressure to gain admittance to a prestigious music school. What is really stressing Sasha is his emerging sexuality, plus his piano tutor is moving away, because Sasha is in love with him, and no one knows. (102 mins.)
“ 3/10 ” - AlaaMousa
 
47.
Pit Stop (2013)
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Recovering from an ill-fated affair with a married man, Gabe finds solace in the relationship he maintains with his ex-wife and daughter... (80 mins.)
Director: Yen Tan
“ 3/10 ” - AlaaMousa
 
48.
The Seminarian (2010)
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A closeted gay seminarian's struggle in a troubled relationship leads him to question everything he had known about God and love. (101 mins.)
Director: Joshua Lim
“ 3/10 ” - AlaaMousa
 
49.
I Want Your Love (2012)
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Jesse and Brenden playfully negotiate their way toward having sex together, for the first time, on Metzger's last night in San Francisco before he returns to the Midwest. (71 mins.)
Director: Travis Mathews
 
50.
King Cobra (2016)
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This ripped-from-the-headlines drama covers the early rise of gay porn headliner Sean Paul Lockhart a.k.a... (91 mins.)
Director: Justin Kelly
 
51.
Looking: The Movie (2016 TV Movie)
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Patrick returns to San Francisco in search of closure and resolution regarding his relationships with Richie and Kevin. (85 mins.)
Director: Andrew Haigh
 
52.
Big Eden (2000)
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Big Eden is a small, fictional northwestern Montana town. (118 mins.)
Director: Thomas Bezucha