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1. Call Me by Your Name (2017)

R | 132 min | Drama, Romance

8.1
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94 Metascore

In 1983, the son of an American professor is enamored by the graduate student who comes to study and live with his family in their northern Italian home. Together, they share an unforgettable summer full of music, food, and romance that will forever change them.

Director: Luca Guadagnino | Stars: Armie Hammer, Timothée Chalamet, Michael Stuhlbarg, Amira Casar

Votes: 2,421

2. Moonlight (I) (2016)

R | 111 min | Drama

7.5
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99 Metascore

A chronicle of the childhood, adolescence and burgeoning adulthood of a young, African-American, gay man growing up in a rough neighborhood of Miami.

Director: Barry Jenkins | Stars: Mahershala Ali, Shariff Earp, Duan Sanderson, Alex R. Hibbert

Votes: 164,483 | Gross: $27.85M

3. The Imitation Game (2014)

PG-13 | 114 min | Biography, Drama, Thriller

8.0
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73 Metascore

During World War II, mathematician Alan Turing tries to crack the enigma code with help from fellow mathematicians.

Director: Morten Tyldum | Stars: Benedict Cumberbatch, Keira Knightley, Matthew Goode, Allen Leech

Votes: 549,930 | Gross: $91.13M

4. The Birdcage (1996)

R | 117 min | Comedy

7.0
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72 Metascore

A gay cabaret owner and his drag queen companion agree to put up a false straight front so that their son can introduce them to his fiancée's right-wing moralistic parents.

Director: Mike Nichols | Stars: Robin Williams, Nathan Lane, Gene Hackman, Dianne Wiest

Votes: 66,717 | Gross: $124.06M

5. Brothers & Sisters (2006–2011)

TV-PG | 60 min | Drama

7.3
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The story of the drama surrounding a family's adult siblings.

Stars: Dave Annable, Calista Flockhart, Rachel Griffiths, Ron Rifkin

Votes: 19,526

6. The Pass (2016)

88 min | Drama

6.4
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66 Metascore

Nineteen-year-old Jason and Ade have been in the Academy of a famous London football club since they were eight years old. It's the night before their first-ever game for the first team - a... See full summary »

Director: Ben A. Williams | Stars: Russell Tovey, Arinzé Kene, Lisa McGrillis, Nico Mirallegro

Votes: 1,296

7. It's Only the End of the World (2016)

97 min | Drama

7.0
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48 Metascore

Louis (Gaspard Ulliel), a terminally ill writer, returns home after a long absence to tell his family that he is dying.

Director: Xavier Dolan | Stars: Nathalie Baye, Vincent Cassel, Marion Cotillard, Léa Seydoux

Votes: 13,376

8. Mentiras y gordas (2009)

107 min | Comedy, Drama

3.7
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A youth group is preparing for what the summer of their lives will be, including secrets, lies, pickups, sex, confusion, and especially great night party. Most teenagers are not aware that ... See full summary »

Directors: Alfonso Albacete, David Menkes | Stars: Mario Casas, Ana de Armas, Yon González, Hugo Silva

Votes: 1,908

9. Handsome Devil (2016)

95 min | Drama, Sport

7.2
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60 Metascore

Ned and Conor are forced to share a bedroom at their boarding school. The loner and the star athlete at this rugby-mad school form an unlikely friendship until it's tested by the authorities.

Director: John Butler | Stars: Fionn O'Shea, Ardal O'Hanlon, Amy Huberman, Ruairi O'Connor

Votes: 3,552

10. The Adventures of Priscilla, Queen of the Desert (1994)

R | 104 min | Comedy, Music

7.5
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68 Metascore

Two drag performers and a transgender woman travel across the desert to perform their unique style of cabaret.

Director: Stephan Elliott | Stars: Hugo Weaving, Guy Pearce, Terence Stamp, Rebel Penfold-Russell

Votes: 39,595 | Gross: $11.22M

11. Ellen (1994–1998)

TV-PG | 30 min | Comedy, Romance

6.2
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Ellen Morgan is a neurotic bookstore owner who deals with life through comedy and extensive rambling.

Stars: Ellen DeGeneres, David Anthony Higgins, Joely Fisher, Clea Lewis

Votes: 4,174

12. Brüno (2009)

R | 81 min | Comedy

5.8
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54 Metascore

Flamboyant and gay Austrian Brüno looks for new fame in America.

Director: Larry Charles | Stars: Sacha Baron Cohen, Gustaf Hammarsten, Clifford Bañagale, Chibundu Orukwowu

Votes: 126,036 | Gross: $60.05M

13. Capote (2005)

R | 114 min | Biography, Crime, Drama

7.4
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88 Metascore

In 1959, Truman Capote learns of the murder of a Kansas family and decides to write a book about the case. While researching for his novel In Cold Blood, Capote forms a relationship with one of the killers, Perry Smith, who is on death row.

Director: Bennett Miller | Stars: Philip Seymour Hoffman, Clifton Collins Jr., Catherine Keener, Allie Mickelson

Votes: 108,315 | Gross: $28.75M

14. London Spy (2015– )

60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.5
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A chance romance between two men from very different worlds, one from the headquarters of the Secret Intelligence Service, the other from a world of clubbing and youthful excess, leads into mystery after one of them is found murdered.

Stars: Ben Whishaw, Edward Holcroft, Jim Broadbent, Zrinka Cvitesic

Votes: 6,150

15. Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil (1997)

R | 155 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

6.6
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57 Metascore

A visiting city reporter's assignment suddenly revolves around the murder trial of a local millionaire, whom he befriends.

Director: Clint Eastwood | Stars: John Cusack, Kevin Spacey, Jack Thompson, Irma P. Hall

Votes: 33,367 | Gross: $25.08M

16. Merlí (2015– )

58 min | Drama

8.7
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TV series about a high school philosophy teacher, Merlí, who teaches in an original way, and about the students of his class, including his own son, and the relationship, friendship, love, and problems between the students of the class.

Stars: Francesc Orella, Pere Ponce, Carlos Cuevas, Marta Marco

Votes: 1,431

17. Closet Monster (2015)

Not Rated | 90 min | Drama, Mystery

7.0
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81 Metascore

A creative and driven teenager is desperate to escape his hometown and the haunting memories of his turbulent childhood.

Director: Stephen Dunn | Stars: Aaron Abrams, Jack Fulton, Joanne Kelly, Isabella Rossellini

Votes: 4,936 | Gross: $0.04M

18. In & Out (1997)

PG-13 | 90 min | Comedy, Romance

6.3
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70 Metascore

A midwestern teacher questions his sexuality after a former student makes a comment about him at the Academy Awards.

Director: Frank Oz | Stars: Kevin Kline, Joan Cusack, Tom Selleck, Matt Dillon

Votes: 33,990 | Gross: $63.86M

19. Die Mitte der Welt (2016)

115 min | Drama

7.3
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After a summer spent with his his best friend Kat to escape his family, Phil goes back to school and starts to question his feelings towards Nicholas, a new classmate.

Director: Jakob M. Erwa | Stars: Bendix Hansen, Sarah Fuhrer, Louis Hofmann, Sabine Timoteo

Votes: 1,257

20. Other People (I) (2016)

Unrated | 97 min | Comedy, Drama

6.7
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68 Metascore

A struggling comedy writer, fresh off a breakup and in the midst of the worst year of his life, returns to Sacramento to care for his dying mother.

Director: Chris Kelly | Stars: Jesse Plemons, Molly Shannon, Bradley Whitford, Maude Apatow

Votes: 6,132 | Gross: $0.09M

21. Six Degrees of Separation (1993)

R | 112 min | Comedy, Drama, Mystery

6.9
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An affluent New York couple find their lives touched, intruded upon, and compelled by a mysterious young black man who is never quite who he says he is.

Director: Fred Schepisi | Stars: Will Smith, Stockard Channing, Donald Sutherland, Ian McKellen

Votes: 17,435 | Gross: $6.41M

22. I'm So Excited! (2013)

R | 90 min | Comedy

5.6
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55 Metascore

When it appears as though the end is in sight, the pilots, flight crew, and passengers of a plane heading to Mexico City look to forget the anguish of the moment and face the greatest danger, which we carry within ourselves.

Director: Pedro Almodóvar | Stars: Javier Cámara, Pepa Charro, Cecilia Roth, Lola Dueñas

Votes: 18,709 | Gross: $1.37M

23. In the Flesh (2013– )

56 min | Drama, Horror

8.1
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Four years after the Rising, the government starts to rehabilitate the Undead for reentry into society, including teenager Kieren Walker, who returns to his small Lancashire village to face a hostile reception, as well as his own demons.

Stars: Luke Newberry, Harriet Cains, Marie Critchley, Steve Cooper

Votes: 11,277

24. Victor Victoria (1982)

PG | 134 min | Comedy, Music, Musical

7.6
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A struggling female soprano finds work playing a male female impersonator, but it complicates her personal life.

Director: Blake Edwards | Stars: Julie Andrews, James Garner, Robert Preston, Lesley Ann Warren

Votes: 16,373 | Gross: $21.93M

25. Tom à la ferme (2013)

Unrated | 102 min | Drama, Thriller

7.0
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67 Metascore

A grieving man meets his lover's family, who were not aware of their son's sexual orientation.

Director: Xavier Dolan | Stars: Xavier Dolan, Pierre-Yves Cardinal, Lise Roy, Evelyne Brochu

Votes: 11,705

26. The Skeleton Twins (2014)

R | 93 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.8
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74 Metascore

Having both coincidentally cheated death on the same day, estranged twins reunite with the possibility of mending their relationship.

Director: Craig Johnson | Stars: Kristen Wiig, Bill Hader, Luke Wilson, Ty Burrell

Votes: 34,274 | Gross: $5.28M

27. Space Station 76 (2014)

R | 93 min | Comedy, Drama, Sci-Fi

4.9
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49 Metascore

A 1970s version of the future, where personalities and asteroids collide.

Director: Jack Plotnick | Stars: Patrick Wilson, Liv Tyler, Marisa Coughlan, Matt Bomer

Votes: 6,518

28. Eastsiders (2012– )

Not Rated | 115 min | Drama

5.7
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What happens after the world ends? Written and directed by award winning playwright Kit Williamson, "EastSiders" explores the aftermath of infidelity on a gay couple in Silverlake. When Cal... See full summary »

Stars: Kit Williamson, Van Hansis, Matthew McKelligon, John Halbach

Votes: 766

29. Torch Song Trilogy (1988)

R | 120 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.7
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Tony Award-winning actor and playwright Harvey Fierstein re-creates his role as the unsinkable Arnold Beckoff in this film adaptation of the smash Broadway play TORCH SONG TRILOGY. A very ... See full summary »

Director: Paul Bogart | Stars: Anne Bancroft, Matthew Broderick, Harvey Fierstein, Brian Kerwin

Votes: 5,846 | Gross: $4.87M

30. Me Him Her (2015)

Not Rated | 98 min | Comedy, Romance

5.4
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39 Metascore

Twenty-something drifter Cory arrives in Los Angeles to help his semi-famous TV star friend Brendan take his first steps out of the closet.

Director: Max Landis | Stars: Dustin Milligan, Luke Bracey, Emily Meade, Kyle Bornheimer

Votes: 1,096

31. Flawless (1999)

R | 112 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

6.4
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50 Metascore

An ultraconservative police officer suffers a debilitating stroke and is assigned to a rehabilitative program that includes singing lessons - with the drag queen next door.

Director: Joel Schumacher | Stars: Robert De Niro, Philip Seymour Hoffman, Barry Miller, Chris Bauer

Votes: 15,425 | Gross: $4.49M

32. The Damned (1969)

R | 156 min | Drama, War

7.6
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The dramatic collapse of a wealthy, industrialist/Junker family during the reign of the Third Reich.

Director: Luchino Visconti | Stars: Dirk Bogarde, Ingrid Thulin, Helmut Griem, Helmut Berger

Votes: 6,042

33. Cuatro lunas (2014)

Unrated | 110 min | Drama, Romance

7.3
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Four stories of love and disgust between men of different generations facing their conflicts and their fears

Director: Sergio Tovar Velarde | Stars: Antonio Velázquez, Alejandro de la Madrid, Cesar Ramos, Gustavo Egelhaaf

Votes: 2,943

34. Querelle (1982)

R | 108 min | Drama

6.9
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French sailor Querelle arrives in Brest and starts frequenting a strange whorehouse. He discovers that his brother Robert is the lover of the lady owner, Lysiane. Here, you can play dice ... See full summary »

Director: Rainer Werner Fassbinder | Stars: Brad Davis, Franco Nero, Jeanne Moreau, Laurent Malet

Votes: 4,619

35. Solo (IV) (2013)

Unrated | 76 min | Thriller

5.9
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A sexy, romantic and uncomfortably chilling tale of love and deception from first time director Marcelo Briem Stamm. Handsome middle class Manuel (Patrico Ramos), hurt by his previous ... See full summary »

Director: Marcelo Briem Stamm | Stars: Patricio Ramos, Mario Verón, Carlos Echevarría, Laura Agorreca

Votes: 1,173

36. Hawaii (I) (2013)

Not Rated | 102 min | Drama, Romance

7.3
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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.

Director: Marco Berger | Stars: Manuel Vignau, Mateo Chiarino, Luz Palazón, Antonia De Michelis

Votes: 3,183

37. The Ellen Show (2001–2002)

30 min | Comedy, Romance

6.1
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An Internet executive moves to a small town.

Stars: Ellen DeGeneres, Jim Gaffigan, Emily Rutherfurd, Martin Mull

Votes: 1,246

38. Sunday Bloody Sunday (1971)

R | 110 min | Drama

7.2
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Divorced working woman Alex and well-to-do Jewish family doctor Daniel Hirsh share not only the same answering service but also the favours of young Bob Elkin who bed-hops between them as ... See full summary »

Director: John Schlesinger | Stars: Peter Finch, Glenda Jackson, Murray Head, Peggy Ashcroft

Votes: 4,338

39. Out of Iraq (2016)

81 min | Documentary

7.3
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In 2004, Ramadi was the most dangerous place on earth and the last place anyone would expect to find love. But that's what happened between an Iraqi translator working for the U.S. and an Iraqi soldier.

Directors: Chris McKim, Eva Orner | Stars: Btoo Allami, Michael Failla, Nayyef Hrebid

Votes: 67

40. O Fantasma (2000)

Unrated | 87 min | Drama

5.7
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36 Metascore

Young and handsome Sergio works the night shift as a trash collector in Lisbon, Portugal. He can't force himself to connect with his pretty female co-worker Fatima, who displays an avid ... See full summary »

Director: João Pedro Rodrigues | Stars: Ricardo Meneses, Beatriz Torcato, Andre Barbosa, Eurico Vieira

Votes: 2,392 | Gross: $0.13M

41. Tales of the City (1993– )

Unrated | 360 min | Drama, Mystery, Romance

8.8
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The stories of several colorful characters living in San Francisco. Based on the book by Armistead Maupin (A Man I Dreamt Up).

Stars: Olympia Dukakis, Donald Moffat, Chloe Webb, Laura Linney

Votes: 1,991

42. The Boys in the Band (1970)

R | 118 min | Drama

7.7
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Tempers fray and true selves are revealed when a heterosexual is accidentally invited to a homosexual party.

Director: William Friedkin | Stars: Kenneth Nelson, Peter White, Leonard Frey, Frederick Combs

Votes: 3,179 | Gross: $0.00M

43. C.O.G. (2013)

R | 88 min | Comedy, Drama

5.6
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60 Metascore

A cocky young man travels to Oregon to work on an apple farm. Out of his element, he finds his lifestyle and notions being picked apart by everyone who crosses his path.

Director: Kyle Patrick Alvarez | Stars: Jonathan Groff, Denis O'Hare, Corey Stoll, Dean Stockwell

Votes: 3,197 | Gross: $0.06M

44. Slash (I) (2016)

Not Rated | 100 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Romance

5.8
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64 Metascore

Freshman Neil's Vanguard stories are all he cares about...until he meets the older Julia, who pushes him to put his own fan fic online. When the website's moderator takes a special interest in Neil's work, it opens up a whole new universe.

Director: Clay Liford | Stars: Tishuan Scott, Lucas Neff, Courtney Bandeko, Michael Johnston

Votes: 802

45. Making Love (1982)

R | 113 min | Drama

6.8
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A successful young L.A. doctor and his equally successful television-producer wife find their happily-ever-after life torn assunder when he suddenly confronts his long-repressed attraction ... See full summary »

Director: Arthur Hiller | Stars: Michael Ontkean, Kate Jackson, Harry Hamlin, Wendy Hiller

Votes: 2,058 | Gross: $11.90M

46. Gouttes d'eau sur pierres brûlantes (2000)

Not Rated | 82 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.9
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73 Metascore

In 1970s Germany, a 50-year-old businessman falls in love with a 20-year-old man.

Director: François Ozon | Stars: Bernard Giraudeau, Malik Zidi, Ludivine Sagnier, Anna Levine

Votes: 5,176 | Gross: $0.09M

47. Eroddity(s) (2014)

Not Rated | 70 min | Drama, Fantasy, Horror

4.0
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This four story anthology offers a voyeuristic window into the lives of ten gay youths. Follow as they enter a world of the odd, the erotic and the supernatural.

Director: Steven Vasquez | Stars: Brandon Rife, Addison Graham, Edward Gutierrez, Cory Tyndall

Votes: 152

48. Sordid Lives (2000)

R | 111 min | Comedy, Romance

6.8
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47 Metascore

As three generations of a family in a small Texas town gather for a funeral, we learn the hilarious, sad, trashy truth of the "Sordid Lives."

Director: Del Shores | Stars: Delta Burke, Bonnie Bedelia, Olivia Newton-John, Kirk Geiger

Votes: 2,495 | Gross: $1.11M

49. Head On (1998)

Not Rated | 104 min | Drama, Romance

6.4
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A 19 year old Greek Australian youth struggles with his sexual identity and has one clumsy heterosexual and several homosexual encounters.

Director: Ana Kokkinos | Stars: Alex Dimitriades, Julian Garner, Elena Mandalis, Tony Nikolakopoulos

Votes: 3,485 | Gross: $0.38M

50. Chozen (2014)

24 min | Animation, Comedy

6.4
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Chozen is an animated comedy about its title character, "Chozen," a gay white rapper fresh out of prison. Armed with a new message, Chozen is on a quest for redemption and to claim his ... See full summary »

Stars: Bobby Moynihan, Michael Peña, Hannibal Buress, Nick Swardson

Votes: 1,655