Most Popular "Gay Rights" Titles
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1. Philadelphia (1993)
PG-13 | 125 min | Drama
When a man with HIV is fired by his law firm because of his condition, he hires a homophobic small time lawyer as the only willing advocate for a wrongful dismissal suit.
Votes: 196,748 | Gross: $77.32M
2. 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: 149,261 | Gross: $31.84M
3. Popular (1999–2001)
TV-14 | 60 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
Two girls who despise each other, due to being on opposite sides of the "popularity fence", are forced together upon learning that their parents are getting married.
5. Holding the Man (2015)
Unrated | 127 min | Biography, Drama, Romance
Tim and John fell in love while teenagers at their all-boys high school. John was captain of the football team, Tim an aspiring actor playing a minor part in Romeo and Juliet. Their romance... See full summary »
6. Half Nelson (2006)
R | 106 min | Drama
An inner-city junior high school teacher with a drug habit forms an unlikely friendship with one of his students after she discovers his secret.
Votes: 77,535 | Gross: $2.69M
7. Graves (I) (2016– )
TV-MA | 30 min | Comedy
Former President Richard Graves has the epiphany, twenty years after leaving office, that his policies have damaged the country for decades. This, as his wife, the former First Lady, has political ambitions of her own.
9. The Red Pill (2016)
108 min | Documentary
The Red Pill chronicles filmmaker Cassie Jaye's journey following the mysterious and polarizing Men's Rights Movement. The Red Pill explores today's gender war and asks the question "what is the future of gender equality?"
10. I Am Michael (2015)
Not Rated | 98 min | Biography, Drama, Romance
Based on the fascinating true-life story of Michael Glatze, a gay activist who becomes a Christian pastor after identifying as a heterosexual.
11. And the Band Played On (1993 TV Movie)
PG-13 | 141 min | Drama
The story of the discovery of the A.I.D.S. epidemic, and the political infighting of the scientific community hampering the early fight with it.
13. 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.
15. Any Day Now (I) (2012)
R | 98 min | Drama
In the 1970s, a gay couple fights a biased legal system to keep custody of the abandoned mentally handicapped teenager that comes to live under their roof.
Votes: 5,252 | Gross: $0.20M
18. Ben & Arthur (2002)
Not Rated | 85 min | Drama, Romance, Thriller
A pair of recently married gay men are threatened by one of the partner's brother, a religious fanatic who plots to murder them after being ostracized by his church.
19. The Death and Life of Marsha P. Johnson (2017)
TV-MA | 105 min | Documentary
This documentary uses never-before-seen footage and rediscovered interviews in a search for the truth behind the mysterious 1992 death of black transgender activist and Stonewall veteran Marsha P. Johnson.
21. Serving in Silence: The Margarethe Cammermeyer Story (1995 TV Movie)
91 min | Biography, Drama
The true story of a decorated officer's legal challenge to her involuntary discharge when she admitted she was homosexual.
22. How to Survive a Plague (2012)
Not Rated | 110 min | Documentary, History, News
The story of two coalitions -- ACT UP and TAG (Treatment Action Group) -- whose activism and innovation turned AIDS from a death sentence into a manageable condition.
Votes: 3,327 | Gross: $0.13M
23. Der Kreis (2014)
Not Rated | 102 min | Documentary, Biography, Drama
Zurich, 1956. The young teacher Ernst Ostertag falls head over heels in love with the transvestite star Robi Rapp and finds himself torn between his bourgeois existence and his commitment ... See full summary »
24. Wedding Wars (2006 TV Movie)
87 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
After a gay party planner discovers his brother is behind the governor's speech against gay marriage, he decides to go on strike for equal rights.
25. Stonewall (1995)
R | 99 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
A group of homosexual people try to live with dignity and self-respect while events build to the opening battle in the major gay rights movement.
Votes: 1,394 | Gross: $0.62M
27. The Times of Harvey Milk (1984)
Not Rated | 90 min | Documentary, Biography, History
A documentary of the successful career and assassination of San Francisco's first elected gay councilor.
Votes: 4,975 | Gross: $0.01M
29. Evening Shadows (2018)
102 min | Drama
Under the 'Evening Shadows', truth often plays hide and seek. Set in South India and Mumbai, 'Evening Shadows' is a tender heartwarming story about a mother-son bond that has to withstand the ravages of time, distance and truths.
31. The Weather Underground (2002)
Unrated | 92 min | Documentary, History, War
The remarkable story of The Weather Underground, radical activists of the 1970s, and of radical politics at its best and most disastrous.
Votes: 3,208 | Gross: $0.56M
32. Der Einstein des Sex (1999)
Unrated | 100 min | Biography, Drama, History
The life story of Dr. Magnus Hirschfeld, a German Jew, who as a physician established the field of sexology, and fought militantly against German anti-sodomy laws in the late 19th century. ... See full summary »
Drama | Announced
A multi-true story tale which denounces various violations of gay human rights, incest, child abuse, political and economic exploitation, corruption within the government and religious institutions in America.
35. Girl on Girl: An Original Documentary (2016)
111 min | Documentary
Girl on Girl is an original documentary film that features the stories of feminine lesbians who, even after coming out, feel invisible and stigmatized.
36. Before Stonewall (1984)
Unrated | 87 min | Documentary, History
The history of the Gay and Lesbian community before the Stonewall riots began the major gay rights movement.
38. Les Invisibles (2012)
115 min | Documentary, Romance
Several elderly homosexual men and women speak frankly about their pioneering lives, their fearless decision to live openly in France at a time when society rejected them.
39. Third Man Out (2005 TV Movie)
TV-MA | 99 min | Crime, Mystery, Thriller
A gay detective is hired to find who has been been threatening a notorious member of the gay community noted for outing people.
41. Maple Palm (2006)
R | 116 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
A lesbian couple of fifteen years lives with the secret that one is an illegal immigrant. With no legal way to protect their relationship, the couple lives in fear of deportation. After an ... See full summary »
42. To Be Takei (2014)
Not Rated | 94 min | Documentary, Biography
A look at the many roles played by eclectic 77-year-old actor/activist George Takei, whose wit, humor and grace have helped him to become an internationally beloved figure and Internet phenomenon with 7-million Facebook fans and counting.
Votes: 1,370 | Gross: $0.05M
43. Making the Boys (2011)
Not Rated | 90 min | Documentary, Biography, Romance
On the eve of the 40th anniversary of the Gay Rights Movement, the film explores the drama, struggle and enduring legacy of the first-ever gay play and subsequent Hollywood movie to ... See full summary »
Votes: 435 | Gross: $0.03M
46. Trembling Before G-d (2001)
Not Rated | 94 min | Documentary
A cinematic portrait of various gay Orthodox Jews who struggle to reconcile their faith and their sexual orientation.
Votes: 849 | Gross: $0.62M
47. Strip Jack Naked: Nighthawks II (1991)
Unrated | 91 min | Documentary, Biography, History
Ron Peck talks about his experiences of growing up as a gay man, the attitudes to homosexuality in Britain, and his journey towards making his film Nighthawks (1978).
48. Consenting Adults (2007 TV Movie)
80 min | Biography, Drama, Romance
This is a film based on the life of the Wolfenden family and some characters in the city of Reading, England. Wolfenden whose son, Jeremy, professes to being Queer, is asked to chair a Home... See full synopsis »
50. Call Me Kuchu (2012)
Not Rated | 87 min | Documentary, Drama
In Uganda, a new bill threatens to make homosexuality punishable by death. David Kato - Uganda's first openly gay man - and his fellow activists work against the clock to defeat the ... See full summary »
Votes: 696 | Gross: $0.01M