Most Popular "Queer Cinema" Titles
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1. Shortbus (2006)
Unrated | 101 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
A group of New Yorkers caught up in their romantic-sexual milieu converge at an underground salon infamous for its blend of art, music, politics, and carnality.
Votes: 27,417 | Gross: $1.98M
2. Boys Don't Cry (1999)
R | 118 min | Biography, Crime, Drama
Female-born Teena Brandon adopts his male identity of Brandon Teena and attempts to find himself and love in Nebraska.
Votes: 77,770 | Gross: $11.53M
3. My Own Private Idaho (1991)
R | 104 min | Drama
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.
Votes: 37,138 | Gross: $6.40M
4. Mysterious Skin (2004)
NC-17 | 105 min | Drama
A teenage hustler and a young man obsessed with alien abductions cross paths, together discovering a horrible, liberating truth.
Votes: 56,975 | Gross: $0.70M
5. Velvet Goldmine (1998)
R | 124 min | Drama, Music
In 1984, British journalist Arthur Stuart investigates the career of 1970s glam superstar Brian Slade, who was heavily influenced in his early years by hard-living and rebellious American singer Curt Wild.
Votes: 27,832 | Gross: $1.04M
6. Hedwig and the Angry Inch (2001)
R | 95 min | Comedy, Drama, Music
A transsexual punk-rock girl from East Berlin tours the U.S. with her band as she tells her life story and follows the former lover/band-mate who stole her songs.
Votes: 26,377 | Gross: $3.03M
7. Stranger by the Lake (2013)
Unrated | 100 min | Drama, Thriller
Summertime. A cruising spot for men, tucked away on the shores of a lake. Franck falls in love with Michel, an attractive, potent and lethally dangerous man. Franck knows this but wants to live out his passion anyway.
Votes: 9,170 | Gross: $0.32M
9. C.R.A.Z.Y. (2005)
Not Rated | 127 min | Comedy, Drama
C.R.A.Z.Y. Extraordinary lives of ordinary people in search of love and happiness - that's the premise of "C.R.A.Z.Y", a family drama unlike any other.
10. Suicide Room (2011)
Not Rated | 110 min | Animation, Drama, Thriller
After suffering extreme humiliation at school, Dominik holes himself up in his room and begins spending all his time in a virtual reality chat room.
11. The Doom Generation (1995)
R | 83 min | Action, Comedy, Crime
Jordan White and Amy Blue, two troubled teens, pick up an adolescent drifter, Xavier Red. Together, the threesome embark on a sex and violence-filled journey through an America of psychos and quickiemarts.
Votes: 11,435 | Gross: $0.26M
12. Dare (2009)
R | 92 min | Drama, Romance
A drama centered around three high school seniors - an aspiring actress, her misfit best friend, and a loner - who become engaged in an intimate and complicated relationship.
13. Eating Out (I) (2004)
Unrated | 90 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
After getting dumped by his slutty girlfriend, Caleb falls in love with Gwen. However, thanks to Caleb's roommate, Gwen thinks he's gay and sets him up with her roommate, Marc.
15. Dostana (2008)
Unrated | 145 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
Two straight guys pretend to be gay in order to secure a Miami apartment. When both of them fall for their roommate Neha, hilarity ensues as they strive to convince one and all that they're gay, secretly trying to win her heart.
Votes: 10,768 | Gross: $1.24M
17. Even Cowgirls Get the Blues (1993)
R | 95 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
Sissy Hankshaw is born with enormous thumbs that help her hitchhiking through the US from a young age. She becomes a model in advertising and her NY agent 'the Countess' sends her to his ... See full summary »
Votes: 6,163 | Gross: $1.71M
19. Boy Culture (2006)
Unrated | 88 min | Drama, Romance
A successful male escort describes in a series of confessions his tangled romantic relationships with his two roommates and an older, enigmatic male client.
Votes: 4,675 | Gross: $0.22M
20. Paris Is Burning (1990)
R | 71 min | Documentary
A chronicle of New York's drag scene in the 1980s, focusing on balls, voguing and the ambitions and dreams of those who gave the era its warmth and vitality.
Votes: 4,076 | Gross: $3.78M
21. Caravaggio (1986)
93 min | Biography, Drama, History
A retelling of the life of the celebrated 17th-century painter through his brilliant, nearly blasphemous paintings and his flirtations with the underworld.
Votes: 3,740 | Gross: $0.00M
22. Eating Out 2: Sloppy Seconds (2006)
Not Rated | 79 min | Comedy, Romance
After Marc dumps him, Kyle unites with Gwen and Tiffani to land sexually confused art model Troy by pretending to be straight. However, Marc wants Troy, too, and members from a notorious "ex-gay" group are slipping for the both of them.
23. Longhorns (2011)
Not Rated | 75 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
Back in 1982, a Texas University student who was curious about the male sex fantasies he had been having, decides he needs to hook up with an out gay student on campus.
24. Eating Out: All You Can Eat (2009)
Not Rated | 80 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
A gay Internet connection is made, but entanglements ensue due to hiding behind the name and photo of a straight male stripper who happens to return to the area.
R | 94 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
An adventurous love story between two young women of different social and economic backgrounds who find themselves going through all the typical struggles of a new romance.
Votes: 3,519 | Gross: $1.98M
26. Just a Question of Love (2000 TV Movie)
88 min | Drama, Romance
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.
27. The Bubble (2006)
Unrated | 117 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
The movie follows a group of young friends in the city of Tel Aviv and is as much a love song to the city as it is an exploration of the claim that people in Tel Aviv are isolated from the ... See full summary »
Votes: 4,716 | Gross: $0.16M
29. Desert Hearts (1985)
R | 96 min | Drama, Romance
It is 1950s Nevada, and Professor Vivian Bell arrives to get a divorce. She's unsatisfied with her marriage, and feels out of place at the ranch she stays on, she finds herself increasingly... See full summary »
Votes: 3,245 | Gross: $2.49M
30. The Wedding Banquet (1993)
R | 106 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
To satisfy his nagging parents, a gay landlord and a female tenant agree to a marriage of convenience, but his parents arrive to visit and things get out of hand.
Votes: 10,852 | Gross: $6.93M
32. The Falls (II) (2012)
Not Rated | 91 min | Drama, Romance
The Falls is a feature film about two missionaries that fall in love while on their mission. RJ travels to a small town in Oregon with Elder Merrill to serve their mission and teach the ... See full summary »
35. Longtime Companion (1989)
R | 96 min | Drama, Romance
The emergence and devastation of the AIDS epidemic is chronicled in the lives of several gay men living during the 1980s.
Votes: 4,288 | Gross: $4.61M
36. Eyes Wide Open (2009)
Not Rated | 91 min | Drama, Romance
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.
Votes: 4,946 | Gross: $0.03M
37. The Ornithologist (2016)
117 min | Drama
Fernando, a solitary ornithologist, is looking for black storks when he is swept away by the rapids. Rescued by a couple of Chinese pilgrims, he plunges into an eerie and dark forest, trying to get back on his track.
38. Kiss the Bride (2007)
R | 100 min | Comedy, Romance
In high school, Matt and Ryan were best friends. More than friends, actually. But in the ensuing ten years, they've lost contact. So when Matt receives an invitation to Ryan's wedding he's ... See full summary »
Votes: 1,361 | Gross: $0.03M
39. All Over Me (1997)
R | 86 min | Crime, Drama, Romance
Claude and Ellen are best friends who live in a not-so-nice area of New York. They're involved in the subculture of 90s youth, complete with drugs, live music, and homophobia. All is ... See full summary »
Votes: 2,738 | Gross: $0.15M
40. For a Lost Soldier (1992)
92 min | Drama, Romance, War
Set in The Netherlands at the end of WW II, this touching story, told in flashbacks, explores the complex and romantic relationship between an adult soldier and a displaced, lonely adolescent boy.
Votes: 3,629 | Gross: $0.39M
41. Poison (1991)
NC-17 | 85 min | Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi
Three intercut stories about outsiders, sex and violence. In "Hero," Richie, at age 7, kills his father and flies away. After the event, a documentary in cheesy lurid colors asks what ... See full summary »
Votes: 2,498 | Gross: $0.61M
42. I, Olga Hepnarová (2016)
105 min | Biography, Crime, Drama
"My verdict is: I, Olga Hepnarová, the victim of your bestiality, sentence you to death penalty." Those were the famous words of the 22-year-old mass murderer Olga Hepnarová, who in 1973 drove a truck into a group of innocent people in Prague.
43. The War Boys (2009)
Unrated | 93 min | Crime, Drama, Romance
Three young vigilantes huddle on la linea ready to chase illegals back across the border into Mexico... but they soon learn that there are borderlines deep within each one of them that each of them has to cross.
44. Edward II (1991)
R | 87 min | Drama, History, Romance
In this Derek Jarman version of Christopher Marlowe's Elizabethan drama, in modern costumes and settings, Plantagenet king Edward II hands the power-craving nobility the perfect excuse by ... See full summary »
Votes: 1,896 | Gross: $0.69M
45. Dare (2005)
Not Rated | 16 min | Drama, Short
High school senior Ben secretly lusts after bad boy classmate Johnny. After Ben gives Johnny a ride home one night, the boys end up in Johnny's swimming pool and have an encounter that breaks the rules and blows Ben's mind.
46. Mala Noche (1986)
Not Rated | 78 min | Drama
A story of amour fou. Walt is madly in love/lust with a young illegal Mexican immigrant. However, the object of his unrequited affection doesn't even speak any English and finds Walt really... See full summary »
47. Head On (1998)
Not Rated | 104 min | Drama, Romance
A 19 year old Greek Australian youth struggles with his sexual identity and has one clumsy heterosexual and several homosexual encounters.
Votes: 3,185 | Gross: $0.38M
48. Sebastiane (1976)
X | 86 min | Drama, Romance
Reassigned to a lowly outpost, a Roman guard's Christian beliefs clash with his gay commander's desire for closeness. Being tortured becomes pleasurable.
49. Beauty (2011)
99 min | Drama
Portrait of a closeted gay husband/father living a life of quiet middle-aged desperation who becomes fixated on a friend's handsome collegiate son, leading to an incident.
50. Bad Boy Street (2012)
Unrated | 80 min | Drama, Romance
Gay older Parisian takes home a drunken American found in the street. A romantic connection forms despite the younger man's secret - he's famous.