With Frameline (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)



1. Milk (I) (2008)

R | 128 min | Biography, Drama

7.6
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84 Metascore

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.

Director: Gus Van Sant | Stars: Sean Penn, Josh Brolin, Emile Hirsch, Diego Luna

Votes: 152,876 | Gross: $31.84M

2. Tongues Untied (1989)

Not Rated | 55 min | Documentary

6.6
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Marlon Riggs, with assistance from other gay Black men, especially poet Essex Hemphill, celebrates Black men loving Black men as a revolutionary act. The film intercuts footage of Hemphill ... See full summary »

Director: Marlon Riggs | Stars: Marlon Riggs, Michael Bell, Kerrigan Black, Blackberri

Votes: 778

3. Gay Sex in the 70s (2005)

Not Rated | 67 min | Documentary

6.9
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65 Metascore

A chronicle of gay culture in New York during the post-Stonewall, pre-AIDs era.

Director: Joseph F. Lovett | Stars: Robert Alvarez, Alvin Baltrop, Barton Benes, Tom Bianchi

Votes: 539 | Gross: $0.25M

4. Nous étions un seul homme (1979)

Unrated | 91 min | Drama, Romance

5.2
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During the final days of World War II, a simple French peasant rescues a wounded German soldier and nurses him back to health. As their playful camaraderie grows, two young men who should ... See full summary »

Director: Philippe Vallois | Stars: Serge Avedikian, Piotr Stanislas, Catherine Albin, Lucien Guérin

Votes: 485

5. Before Stonewall (1984)

Unrated | 87 min | Documentary, History

7.6
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The history of the Gay and Lesbian community before the Stonewall riots began the major gay rights movement.

Directors: Greta Schiller, Robert Rosenberg | Stars: Rita Mae Brown, Maua Adele Ajanaku, Red Jordan Arobateau, Ann Bannon

Votes: 638

6. Not Gay (2008)

Short, Comedy, Drama

5.9
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Gay-straight friendships are put under the microscope in this collection of four short films that delve into their complexities. The quartet includes films from France, the United States ... See full summary »

Stars: Michael Ellison, Jones Carlos Fialho de Araújo, Christopher Herrod, Govinda Machado de Figueiredo

Votes: 102

7. Vito (2011)

Not Rated | 93 min | Documentary, Biography, History

8.1
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The story of Vito Russo, founding father of the gay liberation movement, author of "The Celluloid Closet," and vociferous AIDS activist in the 1980s.

Director: Jeffrey Schwarz | Stars: Phyllis Antonellis, George Bancroft, Richard Barrios, Edmund Bergler

Votes: 443

8. Strip Jack Naked: Nighthawks II (1991)

Unrated | 91 min | Documentary, Biography, History

6.3
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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).

Director: Ron Peck | Stars: Ron Peck, John Brown, John Daimon, Nick Bolton

Votes: 73

9. Homo Promo (1991)

62 min | Comedy

5.8
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How did Hollywood pitch movies about gays and lesbians between 1956 and 1977? Here are theatrical trailers for 27 mainstream and art-house films, presented chronologically from "Tea and ... See full summary »

Director: Jenni Olson

Votes: 54

10. Making the Boys (2011)

Not Rated | 90 min | Documentary, Biography, Romance

6.3
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71 Metascore

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 »

Director: Crayton Robey | Stars: Edward Albee, Joe Allen, Matt Baney, David Carter

Votes: 450 | Gross: $0.03M

11. Fun Down There (1989)

89 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

4.5
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Fun Down There follows a week in the life of Buddy, a naif who arrives in Manhattan ready to fall in love. The film's dry lends itself to a refreshingly casual quality about the sex scenes-plus there's a happy ending.

Director: Roger Stigliano | Stars: Yvonne Fisher, Martin Goldin, Nickolas B. Nagourney, Jeanne Smith

Votes: 162

12. Westler (1985)

94 min | Drama

6.6
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Felix from West-Berlin falls in love with Thomas in East-Berlin. At first they keep their relationship going by regular visits from Felix, but the curfew forces him to return every evening.... See full summary »

Director: Wieland Speck | Stars: Sigurd Rachman, Rainer Strecker, Andy Lucas, Frank Rediess

Votes: 325

13. The Best Men (2007)

Not Rated | 14 min | Short, Drama

6.5
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Moments before his best friend's wedding, Peter gets one last chance to rekindle mutual feelings long suppressed, but not abandoned. Sometimes the perfect reminder of first love's passion ... See full summary »

Director: Tony Wei | Stars: Michael Ellison, Jason Yarusi, Anna Moore, Virginia Thomas

Votes: 257

14. Screaming Queens: The Riot at Compton's Cafeteria (2005)

57 min | Documentary

7.7
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Documentary about transgender women and drag queens who fought police harassment at Compton's Cafeteria in San Francisco's Tenderloin in 1966, three years before the famous riot at Stonewall Inn bar in NYC.

Directors: Victor Silverman, Susan Stryker | Stars: Ray Baxter, Elliot Blackstone, Aleshia Brevard, Felicia Elizondo

Votes: 102

15. After (1990)

45 min | Drama

7.0
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A young soldier is being treated very harsh by his commanding lieutenant. Just before they will be sent out to Lebanon, their battalion gets one day off to relax in Jerusalem. There the ... See full summary »

Director: Eytan Fox | Stars: Gil Frank, Hanoch Re'im, Tzufit Grant, Yuval Carmi

Votes: 236

16. Cruel and Unusual (2006)

Not Rated | 63 min | Documentary, Crime

6.9
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Five transgender women share their prison experiences. Interviews with attorneys, doctors, and other experts are also included.

Directors: Janet Baus, Dan Hunt, Reid Williams | Stars: Ashley, Ophelia DeLonte, Anna Connelly, George Brown

Votes: 54

17. A Florida Enchantment (1914)

Unrated | 63 min | Comedy

6.0
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A young woman discovers a seed that can make women act like men and men act like women. She decides to take one, then slips one to her maid and another to her fiancé. The fun begins.

Director: Sidney Drew | Stars: Sidney Drew, Edith Storey, Charles Kent, Mrs. Sidney Drew

Votes: 170

18. Wild Flowers (1989 TV Movie)

66 min

6.8
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Robert Smith's Wild Flowers is an exquisite drama set at the funeral for a daughter, where her mother remembers the passionate yet painful affair she once had with another woman in Scotland.

Director: Robert Smith | Stars: Colette O'Neil, Beatie Edney, Stevan Rimkus, Sheila Keith

Votes: 18

19. Nitrate Kisses (1992)

67 min | Documentary

6.9
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Visually structured around four couples making love, one couple at a time; narratively structured around four chapters in lesbian life: older women talking about what it was like in the 30s... See full summary »

Director: Barbara Hammer | Stars: Jerre, Maria, Ruth, Sandy Binford

Votes: 75

20. Hung (2005)

TV-14 | 12 min | Short, Comedy, Romance

5.6
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Women wake up to find they have grown a penis.

Director: Guinevere Turner | Stars: Yolonda Ross, Rachael C. Smith, Deak Evgenikos, Guinevere Turner

Votes: 120

21. She's Safe!: A Curated Package of Woman-to-Woman Safer-Sex Videos (1993 Video)

55 min

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A witty as well as fact-filled compilation of short films intended to convince lesbians of the need for and the fun of safe sex. It begins with facts about sexually transmitted disease, and... See full summary »

Director: Jenni Olson

Votes: 12

22. Urinal (1989)

100 min | Drama

6.7
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A mystery man brings together a group of dead, gay artists to investigate a police response to the dilema of wash-room sex in Toronto. The artists have seven days in which to report on the ... See full summary »

Director: John Greyson | Stars: Paul Bettis, Pauline Carey, Keltie Creed, Lance Eng

Votes: 54

23. After Stonewall (1999)

Not Rated | 88 min | Documentary, Biography, History

7.4
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Documentary/Historical retrospective of the Gay Rights movement from the 1969 Stonewall riots to the present.

Director: John Scagliotti | Stars: Craig Rodwell, Melissa Etheridge, Mike Carney, Barney Frank

Votes: 352

24. Extramuros (1985)

118 min | Drama, Romance

7.1
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Director: Miguel Picazo | Stars: Carmen Maura, Mercedes Sampietro, Aurora Bautista, Assumpta Serna

Votes: 171

25. What Can I Do with a Male Nude? (1985)

23 min | Short

4.9
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In 'What Can I Do With a Male Nude?', a male model's poses are accompanied by a photographer's narration exploring censorship, self expression and sexual desire.

Director: Ron Peck | Stars: John Levitt, John Brown

Votes: 67

26. Nagu'a (1982)

80 min | Drama

6.4
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A young gay Israeli man works in his grandmother's store while dreaming of becoming a film-maker.

Director: Amos Guttman | Stars: Jonathan Sagall, Ami Traub, Ben Levin, Dita Arel

Votes: 58

27. Changing Our Minds: The Story of Dr. Evelyn Hooker (1992)

77 min | Documentary, Biography, History

7.1
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Directed by Oscar-winner Richard Schmiechen and narrated by Patrick Stewart, Changing Our Minds: The Story of Dr. Evelyn Hooker portrays the life and work of the woman who undertook the ... See full summary »

Director: Richard Schmiechen | Stars: Evelyn Hooker, Chuck Rowland

Votes: 37

28. Boys' Shorts: The New Queer Cinema (1993)

119 min

6.1
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In these sexy, fun and darkly entertaining boys shorts, we see the hilarious terrors of gay childhood, an Internet hook-up with unexpected motivation and what happens when you hate musicals... See full summary »

Directors: Mark Christopher, Stephen Cummins, Laurie Lynd, Michael Mayson, Chris Newby, Marlon Riggs

Votes: 63

29. Harsh Beauty (2005)

Not Rated | 53 min | Documentary

6.8
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For centuries, Eunuchs have been an important part of Indian society. But the elevated role they once held has now faded. Today they live in isolated communities, working as prostitutes and beggars. A warm, poignant, revealing portrait.

Director: Alessandra Zeka

Votes: 12

30. No Secret Anymore: The Times of Del Martin & Phyllis Lyon (2003)

57 min | Documentary, Biography

8.7
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No Secret Anymore shows Del and Phyllis creating coalitions that took on the prevailing belief that lesbians were illegal, immoral and sick. Phyllis and Del did the groundbreaking work on ... See full summary »

Director: Joan E. Biren | Stars: Kate Clinton, Phyllis Lyon, Del Martin

Votes: 11

31. Black Sheep Boy (1995)

Unrated | 37 min | Short, Fantasy

5.2
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The psychological and emotional motivations of gay sexual fetish, especially relating to gay male teens maturing into men and their sexual exploits.

Director: Michael Wallin | Stars: Stuart Cataldo, Drew Daniel, Peter Dunaj, Andrew Durham

Votes: 72

32. Damned If You Don't (1987)

Not Rated | 42 min | Short, Drama, Romance

6.8
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"Damned If You Don't is a real prize. Beautifully shot in black and white, it blends conventional narrative technique with impressionistic camerawork, symbols and voicovers to create an ... See full summary »

Director: Su Friedrich | Stars: Peggy Healey, Makea MacDonald, Ela Troyano

Votes: 73

33. The Dead Boys' Club (1992)

Not Rated | 26 min | Short, Comedy, Drama

6.6
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It's the 1990s. Toby, just out of college in Wisconsin, comes to Manhattan to spend the summer with his older cousin, Packard, a gay man whose lover John R. has just died of AIDS. Toby is ... See full summary »

Director: Mark Christopher | Stars: Nat DeWolf, Erik Van Der Wilden, Matt Decker, Ari Benjamin

Votes: 102

34. Flames of Passion (1989)

18 min | Short, Romance

5.3
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A doctor falls in love with a man in a train station after finding a photograph.

Director: Richard Kwietniowski

Votes: 83

35. Last Full Show (2005)

Unrated | 19 min | Short, Romance

7.0
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A high school student learns the meaning of love at an underground Manila movie theatre.

Director: Mark V. Reyes | Stars: Jeremy Aguado, Nanding Josef, Sugus Legaspi, Jojo Nones

Votes: 58

36. The Attendant (1993)

8 min | Short

5.8
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Memory mixes with desire as a museum attendant is caught up in sado-masochistic fantasies inspired by a 19th century painting of slaves in chains called Scene on the coast of Africa. The ... See full summary »

Director: Isaac Julien | Stars: Thomas Baptiste, Cleo Sylvestre, John Wilson, Paul Bernstock

Votes: 57

37. Hi Maya (2004)

12 min | Short

6.9
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Two older women catch each other's eye at their hairdresser's. It's not Charlotte's usual day, so they've not met before. One is Maya, with a tart tongue and a businesslike air; the softer ... See full summary »

Director: Claudia Lorenz | Stars: Heidi Diggelmann, Monica Gubser, Dominique Lüdi, Simone Oswald

Votes: 59

38. Girl Talk (1989)

45 min

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Four lonely women decide to get together during a weekend to talk about their personal conflicts, to get away from men and have some fun, and the reunion turns into an entertaining display ... See full summary »

Director: Frank Harris | Stars: Liz Torres, Kari Michaelsen, Deanna Lund, Jane Wald

39. Gay USA (1978)

78 min | Documentary

7.1
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Shot on one day by 25 different cameramen across the USA under the co-ordination of Arthur J. Bressan Jr. this film documents Gay Pride parades across the United States in the late 70s.

Director: Arthur J. Bressan Jr.

Votes: 27

40. Haltéroflic (1983)

90 min | Crime, Thriller

6.0
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Director: Philippe Vallois | Stars: Serge Avedikian, Héloïse Mignot, Illias Sikinos, Ged Marlon

Votes: 17

41. Yellow Fever (1998)

Unrated | 26 min | Short, Comedy, Drama

6.4
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Monty, a gay Chinese guy living in London, makes it a habit to date only white boys. When his handsome East Asian neighbor invites him over for dinner, Monty has to decide if he's an Anglophile or simply prejudiced.

Director: Ray Yeung | Stars: Adrian Pang, Gerald Chew, Ivan Heng, Gordon Yeung

Votes: 44

42. Roberta Loved (2002)

24 min | Short, Drama

7.3
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This dark bittersweet drama focuses on Roberta, a 350-lb secretary who loses her job and learns she is dying on the same day. On her last day alive, she develops an unusual relationship ... See full summary »

Director: Q. Allan Brocka | Stars: Vickie Rabjohn, Christopher Bradley, Mink Stole, Aline Sessions

Votes: 30

43. Decoding Alan Turing (2009)

17 min | Documentary, Short

6.7
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A brilliant Cambridge Mathematician whose work "On Computable Numbers" forms the basis of today's programable computers. Perhaps affecting modern society more than any other individual to ... See full summary »

Director: Christopher Racster

Votes: 14

44. Nexus 2.431 (1994)

Romance, Sci-Fi

2.7
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Sometime in the distant future, several earthlings turn up on a strange planet ruled over by a despotic ruler with magic powers. A young earth-man initiates a successful uprising.

Director: José María Forqué | Stars: Oliver Tobias, Jeremy Gilley, Oona Kirsch, Cristina Goyanes

Votes: 63

45. The Joy of Life (2005)

Not Rated | 65 min | Documentary, History

6.9
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A blending of documentary and experimental narrative strategies, combining stunning 16mm landscape cinematography with a bold, lyrical voice-over to share two San Francisco stories: the ... See full summary »

Director: Jenni Olson | Stars: Harry Dodge, Lawrence Ferlinghetti

Votes: 61

46. Boy-Girl, Boy-Girl (1996)

57 min

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Directors: Stephen Cummins, Ira Sachs, Sara Whiteley

47. Together Alone (1991)

87 min | Drama

6.6
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During the early AIDS epidemic, a young and insecure gay man meets another man with whom he spends the night, have sex, and shares life experiences and hopes for the future.

Director: P.J. Castellaneta | Stars: Terry Curry, Todd Stites

Votes: 100 | Gross: $0.11M

48. The Vicious and the Delicious (2008)

12 min | Short, Comedy

7.2
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A queer parody of classic soap operas such as Dynasty and The Bold and the Beautiful, The Vicious and the Delicious explores the shocking scandals of the powerful Cassamento family and ... See full summary »

Director: Tonnette Stanford | Stars: Helen Sutermeister, Rose Grace, Melissa Hammett, Simon Aylott

Votes: 16

49. Love Bite (2008)

3 min | Short, Horror

4.7
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Noah and Gus hang out and smoke weed after school. As the munchies kick in Noah feels compelled to share a secret desire that has been tormenting him.

Director: Craig Boreham | Stars: Aidan Calabria, Will Field

Votes: 126

50. Tiny and Ruby: Hell Divin' Women (1989)

Not Rated | 30 min | Documentary, Short, Music

7.7
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Profiling legendary jazz trumpeter Tiny Davis and her partner of over 40 years, drummer-pianist Ruby Lucas, Tiny & Ruby: Hell Divin' Women weaves together rare jazz recordings, live ... See full summary »

Director: Greta Schiller | Stars: Ernestine Davis, Renei Phelan

Votes: 10


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