happy gay moviesby sini-200 | created - 06 Mar 2018 | updated - 1 month ago | Public
aka movies with soft happy endings for gays (no main character dies & they stay together) because i'm sick and tired of the trope of Angsty Gay Ending™
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1. Love, Simon (2018)
PG-13 | 110 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
Simon Spier keeps a huge secret from his family, his friends and all of his classmates: he's gay. When that secret is threatened, Simon must face everyone and come to terms with his identity.
Votes: 80,724 | Gross: $40.83M
2. The Way He Looks (2014)
Not Rated | 96 min | Drama, Romance
Leonardo is a blind teenager searching for independence. His everyday life, the relationship with his best friend, Giovana, and the way he sees the world change completely with the arrival of Gabriel.
Votes: 20,080 | Gross: $0.10M
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: 19,404 | Gross: $0.14M
4. Akron (2015)
Not Rated | 88 min | Drama, Romance
Benny, a college freshman at the University of Akron, Ohio meets and falls for fellow freshman Christopher at a football game. With the support of their families and friends they embark on ... See full summary »
5. But I'm a Cheerleader (1999)
R | 85 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
A naive teenager is sent to rehab camp when her straitlaced parents and friends suspect her of being a lesbian.
Votes: 23,353 | Gross: $2.21M
6. Big Eden (2000)
PG-13 | 118 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
Big Eden is a small, fictional northwestern Montana town.
Votes: 3,797 | Gross: $0.51M
this movie is a masterpiece
7. Shadowhunters (2016–2019)
TV-14 | 42 min | Action, Drama, Fantasy
After her mother disappears, Clary must venture into the dark world of demon hunting, and embrace her new role among the Shadowhunters.
a great fantasy show dealing with important issues with non-stereotypical lgbtqa+ characters (ace, bi, gay, lesbian) with 5/8 main characters poc)
8. My Beautiful Laundrette (1985)
R | 97 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
An ambitious Pakistani Briton and his white boyfriend strive for success and hope when they open a glamorous laundromat.
Votes: 12,832 | Gross: $2.45M
9. Being 17 (2016)
Unrated | 116 min | Drama, Romance
Damien lives with his mother Marianne, a doctor, while his father is on a tour of duty abroad. He is bullied by Thomas, whose mother is ill. The boys find themselves living together when Marianne invites Thomas to come and stay with them.
Votes: 4,553 | Gross: $0.05M
Slow-burn where they first hate each other but then become friends and fall in love. don't worry you're gonna love it.
10. Straight-Jacket (2004)
TV-MA | 96 min | Comedy, Romance
In 1950's Hollywood, movie star Guy Stone must marry a studio secretary in order to conceal his homosexuality. Sally has no idea her marriage is a sham, though, and turns Guy's life upside-down. Then he falls in love.
Votes: 756 | Gross: $0.05M
11. Were the World Mine (2008)
Not Rated | 95 min | Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy
A bullied and demoralized gay student at an all-boys school uses a magical flower derived from Shakespeare's "A Midsummer Night's Dream' to turn many in his community gay, including a comely rugby player for himself.
Votes: 4,994 | Gross: $0.12M
12. One Day at a Time (2017–2019)
TV-PG | 30 min | Comedy
Follows three generations of the same Cuban-American family living in the same house: a newly divorced former military mother, her teenage daughter and tween son, and her old-school mother.
i know this isn't a movie but everyone needs to watch this show on netflix (female led, latinx, LGBTQA+, mental health, veterans and so much more!!)
13. Make the Yuletide Gay (2009)
Not Rated | 89 min | Comedy, Romance
A gay student who is "out" at college but not to his family receives an unexpected visit from his boyfriend while at home during the holidays.
14. Esteros (2016)
Unrated | 83 min | Drama, Romance
Two boyhood chums, separated soon after sexually awakening together, re-meet as young men with unspoken sexual tensions lying between them.
15. The Curiosity of Chance (2006)
98 min | Comedy
A confident, out-of-the-closet gay teenager has the support of an eclectic range of friends while dealing with a homophobic bully during his first year at an international high school.
16. 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: 12,728 | Gross: $6.93M
more like "open" ending but much happier than in most gay movies (no one dies and they stay together!!).
19. Two Weddings and a Funeral (2012)
106 min | Comedy, Romance
To keep their sexual orientation a secret, a gay man and a lesbian woman gets married. Now they have to juggle their identities to fool parents and co-workers, all while trying to find real love.
21. The 10 Year Plan (2014)
Not Rated | 90 min | Comedy, Romance
Meet Myles and Brody, best friends and total opposites. Myles is a hopeless romantic looking for Mr. Right. Brody is a sexy player on the hunt for Mr. Right Now. These two friends make a ... See full summary »
22. Is It Just Me? (2010)
Unrated | 93 min | Comedy, Romance
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.
23. Beautiful Thing (1996)
R | 90 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
In a suburb of London, young Jamie is escaping sport hours, to avoid being the victim of his comrades. Young Ste, his neighbor, is beaten by his father, and comes to sleep overnight. They discover new feelings, sleeping in the same bed.
Votes: 21,299 | Gross: $1.50M