Down 765 this week

Gayby (2012)

Not Rated  |   |  Comedy, Drama  |  12 March 2012 (USA)
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 6.1/10 from 1,848 users   Metascore: 58/100
Reviews: 13 user | 23 critic | 9 from

Jenn (straight) and Matt (gay) are best friends from college who are now in their thirties. Single by choice, they decide to fulfill a youthful promise to have a child together... the old fashioned way.


Watch Trailer
0Check in

Watch Now

$0.00 with Prime Video


TV Spotlight: The Top 10 Episodes of "The Walking Dead"

We've curated a list of the top 10 episodes of "The Walking Dead" according to the IMDb user ratings.

Read More

Related News

Summer of Blood | Review
| ioncinema
Indie Spotlight
| DailyDead

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 37 titles
created 17 Dec 2011
a list of 32 titles
created 16 Jan 2012
a list of 25 titles
created 19 May 2012
a list of 38 titles
created 24 Jul 2012
a list of 48 titles
created 01 Oct 2012

Related Items

Search for "Gayby" on

Connect with IMDb

Share this Rating

Title: Gayby (2012)

Gayby (2012) on IMDb 6.1/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Gayby.
3 wins & 4 nominations. See more awards »



Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Private Romeo (2011)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  

Shakespeare's original lines from Romeo & Juliet are almost exclusively spoken in a military academy setting of his tale at which gay love blooms between two cadets.

Director: Alan Brown
Stars: Hale Appleman, Charlie Barnett, Adam Barrie
Comedy | Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  

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.

Director: Glenn Gaylord
Stars: Rebekah Kochan, Daniel Skelton, Chris Salvatore
The Happy Sad (2013)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.1/10 X  

Two young couples in New York-one black and gay, one white and heterosexual-find their lives intertwined as they create new relationship norms, explore sexual identity, and redefine monogamy.

Director: Rodney Evans
Stars: Leroy McClain, Sorel Carradine, Charlie Barnett
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  

At Goodkind High School, a group of students with varying sexual orientations form an after-school club as a discreet way to share their feelings and experiences.

Director: Gary Entin
Stars: Cameron Deane Stewart, Justin Deeley, Meaghan Martin
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  

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.

Director: Ira Sachs
Stars: Thure Lindhardt, Zachary Booth, Julianne Nicholson
Comedy | Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  

A fresh face comes to Hollywood to act in movies but only the gay porn studios are eager to provide him with work.

Director: Casper Andreas
Stars: Matthew Ludwinski, Allison Lane, Michael Medico
Comedy | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  

A socially shunned columnist finds his romantic match online, but messaging under the wrong account causes his sleazy roommate's picture to be forwarded, creating an identity mix-up.

Director: J.C. Calciano
Stars: Nicholas Downs, David Loren, Adam Huss
eCupid (2011)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.3/10 X  

A gay man nearing 30, and in a 7-year relationship rut, taps into an otherworldly Internet ad that starts omnisciently controlling his life.

Director: J.C. Calciano
Stars: Houston Rhines, Noah Schuffman, Matt Lewis
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.4/10 X  

Temptations at a drama camp threaten a gay relationship that may already be cooling.

Director: Q. Allan Brocka
Stars: Chris Salvatore, Daniel Skelton, Aaron Milo
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  

Home for the Christmas holiday, a gay man starts falling for his ex-boyfriend's lover, not knowing that the relationship is a mere pretense.

Director: Scott Gabriel
Stars: James Rebhorn, Kristine Sutherland, Eric Aragon
Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.6/10 X  

Young, beautiful and intelligent, Trevor (screenwriter Brent Gorski) is in a stalemate. Entangled in an unhealthy relationship with Darrell, a self-destructive heroin addict, and trapped in... See full summary »

Director: Rosser Goodman
Stars: Brent Gorski, Christopher Wyllie, Melissa Searing
Eating Out I (2004)
Comedy | Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6/10 X  

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.

Director: Q. Allan Brocka
Stars: Scott Lunsford, Jim Verraros, Emily Brooke Hands


Cast overview, first billed only:
Zach Shaffer ...
Jack Ferver ...
Sconce Customer
Satchel Shure ...
Showgirls Fan Customer


Jenn and Matt are best friends from college who are now in their thirties. Single by choice, Jenn spends her days teaching hot yoga and running errands for her boss. Matt suffers from comic-book writer's block and can't get over his ex-boyfriend. They decide to fulfill a promise to have a child together... the old fashioned way. Can they navigate the serious and unexpected snags they hit as they attempt to get their careers and dating lives back on track in preparation for parenthood? 'Gayby' is an irreverent comedy about friendship, sex, loneliness, and the family you choose. Written by Anonymous

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis


Sex with your best friend has never been this reproductive.


Comedy | Drama


Not Rated | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:



Official Sites:

| |  »



Release Date:

12 March 2012 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Gejba  »

Filming Locations:

Company Credits

Production Co:

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs


Sound Mix:


Aspect Ratio:

1.78 : 1
See  »

Did You Know?


Been a Long Time
Written and Performed by Reuben Butchart
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

Good but slight
19 June 2012 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Comedy-drama about two 30-something friends--Jenn (Jenn Harris) and Matt (Matthew Wilkas). They decide to have a baby--the natural way. Problem is Matt is gay. This leads to very predictable situations and a big old happy ending that I didn't believe for one second.

The two leads are good actors and attractive (especially Wilkas) but this has been done before. The script is predictable, the minor characters are more caricatures than real people (especially Jenn's VERY vicious sister) and I was not that entertained. However it DOES have some funny moments, some hot guy-on-guy kissing and it does have a sweet easy-going feeling about it. I just found it a little too predictable. I can only give it a 5.

15 of 39 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
Re:Gayby jack_dorff
Discuss Gayby (2012) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for: