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1. When We Rise (2017– )

TV-14 | 85 min | Drama

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A chronicled re-telling the gay rights movement in the United States, beginning with the Stonewall riots in 1969.

Stars: Rachel Griffiths, Austin P. McKenzie, Mary-Louise Parker, Emily Skeggs

Votes: 1,837

2. Milk (I) (2008)

R | 128 min | Biography, Drama, History

7.6
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84 Metascore

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.

Director: Gus Van Sant | Stars: Sean Penn, Josh Brolin, Emile Hirsch, Diego Luna

Votes: 142,558 | Gross: $31.84M

3. Pride (I) (2014)

R | 119 min | Biography, Comedy, Drama

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79 Metascore

U.K. gay activists work to help miners during their lengthy strike of the National Union of Mineworkers in the summer of 1984.

Director: Matthew Warchus | Stars: Bill Nighy, Imelda Staunton, Dominic West, Paddy Considine

Votes: 39,453

4. Holding the Man (2015)

Unrated | 127 min | Biography, Drama, Romance

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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, Tim an aspiring actor playing a minor part in Romeo and Juliet. Their romance... See full summary »

Director: Neil Armfield | Stars: Ryan Corr, Sarah Snook, Francesco Ferdinandi, Craig Stott

Votes: 5,328

5. Undetectable (I) (2015)

16 min | Short, Drama, Thriller

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A gay man living with HIV must confront the guilt tormenting him after betraying and infecting his terminal ex-lover.

Director: Armand Petri | Stars: Bob Hosken, Kyle Patrick Darling, Joshua Sowden, Mari-Liis Userdnov

Votes: 18

6. We Were Here (I) (2011)

90 min | Documentary, Biography, History

7.9
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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: 1,577

7. Making the Boys (2011)

Not Rated | 90 min | Documentary, Biography, Romance

6.6
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71 Metascore

On the eve of the 40th anniversary of the Gay Rights Movement, the film explores the drama, struggle and enduring legacy of the first-ever gay play and subsequent Hollywood movie to ... See full summary »

Director: Crayton Robey | Stars: Edward Albee, Joe Allen, Matt Baney, David Carter

Votes: 366 | Gross: $0.03M

8. Vito (2011)

93 min | Documentary, Biography

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The story of Vito Russo, founding father of the gay liberation movement, author of "The Celluloid Closet," and vociferous AIDS activist in the 1980s.

Director: Jeffrey Schwarz | Stars: Phyllis Antonellis, Richard Barrios, Richard Berkowitz, Lenny Bloom

Votes: 402

9. Accidental Activist (2013)

58 min | Drama

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Ted and Lynn Murphy lead a simple suburban life. They have three wonderful children, their own small business, and good relationships with friends and neighbors. But that life is turned ... See full summary »

Director: Duane James Barnhart | Stars: Larry Bukovey, Kristin Wollett, David Mackey, Hannah Malone

Votes: 33

10. These C*cksucking Tears (2016)

15 min | Documentary, Short, Musical

7.5
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The man behind the world's first and only gay-themed country music album, 40 years after its release.

Director: Dan Taberski | Star: Pat Haggerty

Votes: 12

11. Wi-ken-jeu (2016)

98 min | Documentary

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Every weekend, a group of gay men gather around the heart of Seoul, Korea, to sing. They are more like a bunch of amateurs than a harmonized choir, but they are voicing for equality and ... See full summary »

Director: Dong-ha Lee

Votes: 17

12. Idol (2006)

Not Rated | 85 min | Comedy

5.7
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Farce about the casting of a gay actor in a gay role on a television series which had previously been played by a straight man. When the original star of a fictional gay-themed action ... See full summary »

Directors: Mike Heim, Christopher Long | Stars: Amber Alexander, Adriano Aragon, John Arrington, Branton Box

Votes: 80

13. Hazman havarod (2009)

72 min | Documentary, Romance

6.3
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In 1985, there were three gays who were out of the closet in Israel. By 1998, there were 3,000. In this short, intensive and dramatic period, Israel came out of the closet in one of the ... See full summary »

Director: Yair Qedar | Stars: Michal Eden, Ellyot, Uzi Even, Yossi Even-Kama

Votes: 16

14. Small-Time Revolutionary (2010)

19 min | Short, Drama, History

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England, 1988. Thatcher, New Order, Section 28, The Kants. Russell finds himself caught between two opposing worlds and needs to decide whether to keep up the appearances or stand up for who he is.

Director: Miikka Leskinen | Stars: Alexander Barnes, Ceridwen Smith, Daniel Norford, Danny Chan

Votes: 47

15. Fünf Tage in New York - Gay Pride am Hudson (2014 TV Movie)

51 min | Documentary

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Directors: Oliver Bätz, André Schäfer | Stars: Serge Biavan, Martin Boyce, Antonia de Rendinger, Cookie Dingler

16. Scout's Honor (2001)

57 min | Documentary

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Director: Tom Shepard | Stars: Steven Cozza, Tim Curran, James Dale, Dave Rice

Votes: 89

17. Le sexe autour du monde (2011– )
Episode: Inde (2011)

52 min | Documentary

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Director: Mélanie Dion | Stars: Philippe Desrosiers, Manvendra Singh Gohil, Saroj Gumaste, Madhu Purnima Kishwar

18. Tracks (1997– )
Episode: Queer Special (2014)

Documentary, Music

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Directors: Alexander Dluzak, Janina Rook, Marie Tiemann | Stars: Chrystelle Andre, Eva-Maria Damasko, Kyle Banks, Andy Butler