Best Gay Moviesby Erichnorse | created - 07 Jun 2012 | updated - 4 days ago | Public
Movies with a gay principal or relevant plot worth viewing.
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1. Maurice (1987)
R | 140 min | Drama, Romance
After his lover rejects him, a young man trapped by the oppressiveness of Edwardian society tries to come to terms with and accept his sexuality.
Votes: 16,573 | Gross: $3.13M
2. Brokeback Mountain (2005)
R | 134 min | Drama, Romance
Ennis and Jack are two shepherds who develop a sexual and emotional relationship. Their relationship becomes complicated when both of them get married to their respective girlfriends.
Votes: 324,662 | Gross: $83.04M
3. Shelter (II) (2007)
R | 97 min | Drama, Romance, Sport
When his college dreams are sidelined by family obligations, a young man finds comfort in surfing with his best friend's brother.
Votes: 21,198 | Gross: $0.14M
4. 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.
5. Beautiful Thing (1996)
R | 90 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
Jamie is a shy teenager, often bullied at school. His neighbour Ste has a rough time at home, being beaten by his father and brother. This issues bring them together and they find that what they feel for each other is more than friendship.
Votes: 22,722 | Gross: $1.50M
6. Love Songs (2007)
Unrated | 91 min | Drama, Musical, Romance
Ismael and Julie enter a playful yet emotionally laced threesome with Alice. When tragedy strikes, these young Parisians are forced to deal with the fragility of life and love.
Votes: 9,126 | Gross: $0.10M
7. 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: 51,253 | Gross: $6.40M
8. Hedwig and the Angry Inch (2001)
R | 95 min | Comedy, Drama, Music
A gender-queer punk-rock singer 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: 32,055 | Gross: $3.03M
10. Patrik, Age 1.5 (2008)
Unrated | 103 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
A Swedish gay couple adopt what they think is an 18-month-old orphan, only to meet their new son, a 15-year-old homophobic delinquent.
Votes: 9,413 | Gross: $0.06M
11. 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: 5,279 | Gross: $4.61M
13. Undertow (2009)
Not Rated | 97 min | Drama, Fantasy, Romance
An unusual ghost story set on the Peruvian seaside; a married fisherman struggles to reconcile his devotion to his male lover within his town's rigid traditions.
16. A Single Man (2009)
R | 99 min | Drama, Romance
An English professor, one year after the sudden death of his boyfriend, is unable to cope with his typical days in 1960s Los Angeles.
Votes: 106,412 | Gross: $9.17M
17. Love! Valour! Compassion! (1997)
R | 108 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
Gregory invites seven friends to spend the summer at his large, secluded 19th-century home in upstate New York. The seven are: Bobby, Gregory's "significant other," who is blind but who ... See full summary »
Votes: 3,326 | Gross: $2.87M
18. The Opposite of Sex (1997)
R | 105 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
A 16-year-old girl visits her gay half-brother and ends up seducing his boyfriend, thus wreaking havoc on all of their lives.
Votes: 20,086 | Gross: $5.88M
19. East Side Story (I) (2006)
Not Rated | 88 min | Comedy, Romance
The arrival of Anglo newcomers to an East L.A. Latino neighborhood rocks the quiet world of a handsome young local who is torn between the family restaurant and life as a big city chef.
20. The Lost Language of Cranes (1991)
87 min | Drama, Romance
A young gay man comes out to his middle-class parents, which has repercussions for his father who has long since been trying to repress his own sexuality.
21. The Sum of Us (1994)
R | 100 min | Comedy, Drama
A widowed father has to deal with two complex issues: while he is searching for "Miss Right," his son, who is in his 20s and gay, is searching for "Mr. Right."
Votes: 5,072 | Gross: $2.51M
22. Times Have Been Better (2006 TV Movie)
92 min | Comedy
The time has come for Jeremy to come out to his parents. But they won't take it well and the unexpected news will put stress in their marriage, their friendshps and their jobs.
23. The Man I Love (1997 TV Movie)
91 min | Drama, Romance, Sport
This is a combination coming out and first love story. The swimmer and diver Lucard is interested in attractive Martin. The film follows the characters' coming out with all its difficulties... See full summary »
24. Bear Cub (2004)
R | 99 min | Comedy, Drama
Pedro, a gay man with an active social life and many friends, takes in his nephew Bernardo for a couple weeks. When the arrangement becomes permanent , Pedro turns to his friends for guidance as he and Bernardo forge a household together.
Votes: 3,503 | Gross: $0.10M
27. Milk (I) (2008)
R | 128 min | Biography, Drama
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.
Votes: 165,208 | Gross: $31.84M
29. Mulligans (2008)
Not Rated | 92 min | Drama, Romance
Two college friends take a journey home. One of them makes a mistake that may tear a family apart. Sometimes there are no second chances, sometimes there are no mulligans.
31. Loose Cannons (2010)
Not Rated | 110 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
Tommaso is the youngest son of the Cantones, a large, traditional southern Italian family operating a pasta-making business since the 1960s. On a trip home from Rome, where he studies ... See full summary »
32. Time to Leave (2005)
Unrated | 81 min | Drama
A fashion photographer with terminal cancer elects to die alone, preparing others to live past him rather than prolong the inevitable with chemotherapy or be smothered in sympathy by those who know him.
Votes: 8,565 | Gross: $0.12M
33. It's My Party (1996)
R | 110 min | Drama, Romance
Nick "Eric Roberts", is nearing the end of a 3-year battle with AIDS and makes arrangements to die. He hosts a party to say goodbye to friends and family. His ex-partner, Brandon "Gregory Harrison", attends and things get complicated.
Votes: 2,755 | Gross: $0.62M
34. 3-Day Weekend (2008)
Not Rated | 84 min | Drama, Romance
Director Rob Williams (Long-Term Relationship, Back Soon) serves up a shaken and stirred cocktail of sexual intrigue, humor and drama in his latest about an unlikely group of friends and ... See full summary »
35. A Very Natural Thing (1974)
R | 80 min | Drama, Romance
A poignant romantic drama examines the life of gay 26 year old, ex-monk, school teacher living in Manhattan. When he meets a man at a gay bar, they connect and are soon living together. Unfortunately their views on monogamy don't match.
Votes: 768 | Gross: $0.07M
36. Parting Glances (1986)
Not Rated | 90 min | Drama, Music, Romance
As Michael and Robert, a gay couple in New York, prepare for Robert's departure for a two-year work assignment in Africa, Michael must face Robert's true motives for leaving while dealing ... See full summary »
Votes: 2,750 | Gross: $0.54M
37. Comme les autres (2008)
93 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
They were the perfect loving couple, well, almost. Emmanuel wanted a child but Philippe didn't. One day, however, Emmanuel decides to take the plunge, at the risk of losing Philippe. But how do you make a child when you are gay?
R | 104 min | Comedy, Music
Two drag performers and a transgender woman travel across the desert to perform their unique style of cabaret.
Votes: 46,706 | Gross: $11.22M
39. Prayers for Bobby (2009 TV Movie)
TV-14 | 90 min | Biography, Drama, Romance
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.
40. Touch of Pink (2004)
R | 91 min | Drama, Comedy, Romance
A gay Canadian living in London has his perfectly crafted life upset when his devoutly Muslim mother comes to visit.
Votes: 4,031 | Gross: $0.56M
41. Bedrooms and Hallways (1998)
Not Rated | 92 min | Comedy, Romance
At the suggestion of a straight friend, gay man Leo joins a men's group, where he causes some upsets by declaring his attraction to one of its members.
Votes: 3,224 | Gross: $0.02M
42. Strawberry and Chocolate (1993)
R | 108 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
This Oscar nominated film is the story of two men who are opposites, one gay, the other straight, one a fierce communist, the other a fierce individualist, one suspicious, the other accepting, and how they come to love each other.
Votes: 5,351 | Gross: $2.08M
43. Weekend (II) (2011)
Not Rated | 97 min | Drama, Romance
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.
Votes: 28,223 | Gross: $0.46M
45. Get Real (1998)
R | 108 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance