Transvestism movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant transvestism movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, melancholic, talky, humorous, serious and stylized films and TV shows about / with transvestism, gender, runaway, mentor, storytelling, gender bending, male nudity, dialogue, cross dressing and brutality plots mostly in Drama, Comedy and Crime genres shot in USA, UK, France and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as transvestism: Breakfast on Pluto (2005), All About My Mother (1999), Kinky Boots (2005), Hedwig and the Angry Inch (2001), Bad Education (2004), Just Like a Woman (1992), The Rocky Horror Picture Show (1975), Flawless (1999), Beautiful Boxer (2004), Lola and Billy the Kid (1999).

List of transvestism movies

To Wong Foo Thanks for Everything, Julie Newmar (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Three New York drag queens on their way to Hollywood for a beauty pageant get stranded in a small Midwestern town for the entire weekend when their car breaks down. While waiting for parts for their Cadillac convertible, the flamboyant trio shows ...
Style: road movie, semi serious, humorous, offbeat, feel good ...
Plot: transvestism, gay, small town, friendship, on the road, gender bending, cross dressing, gays and lesbians, culture clash, contests and competitions, small town life, friends ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa, cross country, nebraska, new york, california ...
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Breakfast on Pluto (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Ireland, UK
Duration: 128 min.
Story: In the 1970s, a foundling lad, Patrick "Kitten" Braden, comes of age by leaving his Irish town for London, in part to look for his mother and in part because his trans-gender nature is beyond the town's understanding.
Style: surreal, touching, sincere, sentimental, serious ...
Plot: transvestism, gender bending, irish, gay, dysfunctional family, social relations, self discovery, lgbt, gays and lesbians, hopes, gender, human spirit ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 70s
Place: ireland, england, europe, london
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All About My Mother (1999)
Genre: Drama
Country: Spain, France
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A single mother in Madrid sees her only son die on his birthday as he runs to seek an actress' autograph. Beside herself with grief, she returns to Barcelona to tell the boy's father about the death of the son he never knew he had.
Style: touching, emotional, stylized, realistic, serious ...
Plot: transvestism, prostitute, birthday, lesbian, aids, transsexual, transplant, friendship, redemption, homosexual, loss of son, letter ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: madrid, spain, barcelona spain, barcelona
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 7.1
 17K
Kinky Boots (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Charles Price may have grown up with his father in the family shoe business in Northampton, in central England, but he never thought that he would take his father's place. Yet, the untimely death of his father places him in that position, only ...
Style: touching, inspirational, realistic, humorous, semi serious ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: transvestism, small town, cabaret, factory, fashion, family business, bankruptcy, gender bending, musical number, shoemaker, fashion show, boots ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe, milan italy, london
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Hedwig and the Angry Inch (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Hansel Schmidt, is a young East German boy, born and raised during the Cold War in communist East Berlin. In his 20s, he meets Luther Robinson, an older American soldier, who falls in love with Hansel and the two decide to marry, which will allow ...
Style: stylized, emotional, realistic, offbeat, sentimental ...
Plot: transvestism, singer, transsexual, betrayal, gay, musician, sex, gays and lesbians, child molestation, self discovery, couple relations, fall in love ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: germany, kansas, europe, usa, east germany ...
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 7.5
 51K
Bad Education (2004)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Two children, Ignacio and Enrique, know love, the movies and fear in a religious school at the beginning of the 1960s. Father Manolo, director of the school and its professor of literature, is witness to and part of these discoveries. The three are ...
Style: captivating, thought provoking, psychological, disturbing, melancholic ...
Plot: sexual abuse, transsexual, transvestism, child abuse, teacher, gay, priest, dangerous attraction, first love, blackmail, life is a bitch, gender bending ...
Time: 60s, 70s, 20th century, 80s
Place: spain, europe, madrid
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Just Like a Woman (1992)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Gerald is a smart, young, high-flying American banker. Everything is great until his wife finds another woman's underwear in their bedroom and subsequently throws him out. He finds lodgings with Monica, a recently divorced 50-year old ...
Style: touching, sexual, offbeat, realistic, semi serious ...
Plot: transvestism, transsexual, love and romance, mysterious character, fall in love, romance, farce, love affair, couples, gender bending, friends, gender ...
Time: 90s
Place: london, england, europe
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The Adventures of Priscilla, Queen of the Desert (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: Australia
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Two drag-queens and a transsexual contract to perform a drag show at a resort in Alice Springs, a resort town in the remote Australian desert. They head west from Sydney aboard their lavender bus, Priscilla. En route, it is discovered that the woman ...
Style: humorous, feel good, captivating, road movie, melancholic ...
Plot: transsexual, gay, transvestism, desert, gender bending, bus, gay slur, on the road, australian outback, cross dressing, buddies, friendship between men ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: australia, south australia
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The Rocky Horror Picture Show (1975)
Genre: Comedy, Musical
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Sweethearts Brad and Janet, stuck with a flat tire during a storm, discover the eerie mansion of Dr. Frank-N-Furter, a transvestite scientist. As their innocence is lost, Brad and Janet meet a houseful of wild characters, including a rocking biker ...
Style: sexual, scary, exciting, not serious, humorous ...
Plot: transvestism, cult, mad scientist, dancer, butler, cannibalism, castle, dark and stormy night, gender bending, misfit, society, young lovers ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: transylvania, ohio
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 6.4
 16K
Flawless (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: An ultraconservative police officer suffers a debilitating stroke and is assigned to a rehabilitative program that includes singing lessons - with the drag queen next door.
Style: talky, sentimental, humorous, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: transvestism, friendship, disability, culture clash, gender, gender bending, friends, gay, loneliness, prejudice, hotel, violence ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa, new york, manhattan new york city, new jersey
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Beautiful Boxer (2004)
Genre: Action, Biography, Drama, Sport
Country: Thailand
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Based on the true life story of a Thai who wishes to have a sex change operation to become a woman. to pay for this he enters the brutal world of Thai boxing, un-nerving his opponents by performing a makeup application ritual before each fight.
Style: touching, captivating, serious, realistic, psychological ...
Plot: transvestism, transsexual, martial arts, buddhist monk, gays and lesbians, friendship, boxing, gay, rivalry, desire, ambition, friends ...
Time: contemporary
Place: thailand, asia, japan, california
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Lola and Billy the Kid (1999)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Germany
Duration: 93 min.
Story: When young Turkish talent Kutlug Ataman wanted to make a film about transvestites, the first location he had in mind was Istanbul. As he developed the script, his thought was to place these marginal characters, who are subject to societal prejudices ...
Style: sexual, touching, serious, realistic
Plot: transvestism, friendship, gay, coming out, lifestyle, misfit, gender, society, introspection, social differences, friends, discrimination ...
Time: 90s
Place: europe, germany, berlin germany
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 5.8
 1K
What a Drag (1996)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A closeted gay man's attempt to "act straight" for the sake of his job has unexpected consequences.
Style: feel good, realistic, humorous, clever, witty ...
Plot: transvestism, coming out, infidelity, disco, couple relations, society, gender, lifestyle, friends, nightclub, hidden identity, love triangle ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: france, europe, paris france
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California Split (1974)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Down-on-his-luck gambler Bill (George Segal) links up with free spirit Charlie (Elliott Gould) at first to have some fun, but then gets into debt when Gould takes an unscheduled trip to Tijuana. As a final act of desperation, he pawns most of his ...
Style: cynical, talky, witty, clever, realistic ...
Plot: gambling, friendship, casino, transvestism, poker, bus, gambling debt, stripper, fight, craps, broken nose, roulette ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: california, usa, los angeles, las vegas
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 7.8
 43K
Cabaret (1972)
Genre: Drama, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Inside the Kit Kat Club of 1931 Berlin, starry-eyed singer Sally Bowles and an impish emcee sound the clarion call to decadent fun, while outside a certain political party grows into a brutal force.
Style: stylized, sentimental, realistic, biting, serious ...
Plot: cabaret, transvestism, political unrest, love triangle, fireplace, entertainer, opposites attract, nightclub, bisexuality, german, fascism, nazi ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, 30s
Place: germany, europe, berlin germany, new york
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 7.9
 156K
Ed Wood (1994)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 127 min.
Story: The mostly true story of the legendary "worst director of all time", who, with the help of his strange friends, filmed countless B-movies without ever becoming famous or successful.
Style: gothic, humorous, sentimental, touching, atmospheric ...
Plot: actor, friendship, hollywood, misfit, showbiz, transvestism, actress, filmmaking, desire for fame, ambition, depression, life is a bitch ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, 1950s
Place: usa, california, los angeles
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 6.1
 20K
Pink Flamingos (1972)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Notorious Baltimore criminal and underground figure Divine goes up against Connie & Raymond Marble, a sleazy married couple who make a passionate attempt to humiliate her and seize her tabloid-given title as "The Filthiest Person ...
Style: sexual, witty, disturbing, semi serious, humorous ...
Plot: obsession, vandalism, transvestism, dehumanization, murder, arson, perversion, unwanted pregnancy, rivalry, sexual relations, life is a bitch, social misfits ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: maryland, usa, dungeon, california
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Torch Song Trilogy (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A very personal story that is both funny and poignant, TORCH SONG TRILOGY chronicles a New Yorker's search for love, respect and tradition in a world that seems not especially made for him.
Style: touching, talky, humorous, sentimental, clever ...
Plot: transvestism, homosexuality, gays and lesbians, gay, couple relations, gender bending, dishonesty, couples, family relations, romance, parents and children, love and romance ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, usa, san francisco
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 4.6
 42K
Psycho (1998)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Criminal on the run, Marion Crane takes refuge at the motel operated by Norman Bates - a troubled man whose victims encounter a grisly fate at the hands of his "mother." Marion soon becomes the next victim and her disappearance prompts ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, tense, bleak, psychological ...
Plot: murder, psychopath, split personality, motel, stolen money, isolation, transvestism, secret, eccentric family, parents and children, crimes, psycho ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: arizona, usa
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The House of the Laughing Windows (1976)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Stefano, a young restorer is commissioned to save a fresco representing the suffering of St. Sebastiano. The fresco painter was Legnani, and the fresco is his last work. Legnani apparently was mentally disturbed. He was used to paint people close to ...
Style: realistic, tense, scary, twists and turns, suspenseful ...
Plot: transvestism, investigation, obsession, murder, small town, village, haunted by the past, social relations, obsessive quest, deadly, small town life, couples ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: italy, europe
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 4.8
 265
Pink Angels (1971)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Six rough and tumble motor cyclists meet at the side of an empty highway to plan their adventurous excursion cycling to Los Angeles. The burly bunch are Michael (John Alderman), David (Tom Basham), Henry (Bob Bihiller), Arnold (Bruce Kimbal), Eddie ...
Style: realistic, humorous, semi serious, witty, offbeat
Plot: transvestism, on the road, police, biker, gays and lesbians, crimes, gang, disorder, friends, lifestyle, misfit, gender ...
Time: 70s
Place: california, los angeles
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 7.1
 12K
High Heels (1991)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Spain, France
Duration: 112 min.
Story: High Heels is a murder mystery comedy centering on flamboyant actress Becky del Paramo and her daughter Rebecca, a television anchorwoman. After being estranged for 15 years, Becky re-enters Rebecca's life when she comes to perform a concert. ...
Style: sexy, sexual, serious, realistic, sentimental ...
Plot: transvestism, murder, confession, singer, obsession, couple relations, crimes, who done it, sexual relations, romance, parents and children, gays and lesbians ...
Time: 90s
Place: spain, europe, madrid, mexico, caribbean
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The Third Generation (1979)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: West Germany
Duration: 111 min.
Story: A mogul merrily funds terrorists to boost his computer sales, by panicking West German government and industry c. 1980, as the third generation of Western European left-wing activists forms, after crippling of the violent Red Army Faction. Released ...
Style: serious, clever, realistic, offbeat, dark humor
Plot: transvestism, politics, terrorism, against the rules, fashion, heist, espionage, danger, vengeance, fighting the system, deadly, gender bending ...
Time: 70s, year 1979
Place: europe, germany, west germany, west berlin west germany, berlin germany
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 6.7
 22K
Albert Nobbs (2011)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, Ireland, France, USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Albert Nobbs struggles to survive in late 19th century Ireland, where women aren't encouraged to be independent. Posing as a man, so she can work as a butler in Dublin's most posh hotel, Albert meets a handsome painter and looks to escape ...
Style: sincere, stylized, touching, serious, gloomy ...
Plot: cross dressing, gender bending, lesbian, maid, gender, master and servant, butler, hotel, transvestism, period piece, pretense, hidden identity ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, 1800s, 1890s, 1930s
Place: ireland, europe, england
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A Blade in the Dark (1983)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A killer stalks a composer staying at a posh Tuscany villa while writing the score to a horror film which has an incriminating clue to the killer's identity.
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, scary, sinister ...
Plot: murder, voyeurism, slasher, on the run, transvestism, psychopath, serial killer, stalking, danger, secret, killer, stalker ...
Time: 80s
Place: tuscany
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Island of Death (1976)
Genre: Horror
Country: Greece
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A British couple on a break on a small Greek Island, spreading terror beyond anything the Islanders could have ever imagined. Only stopping every once in a while to shag anything that moves, be it a man, woman or an animal. But will they go ...
Style: disturbing, sexy, sexual, offbeat, suspenseful ...
Plot: island, taboo sex, serial killer, transvestism, sexual abuse, psychopath, sadism, greek island, greek, rapist, anal rape, captivity ...
Time: 70s
Place: greece, europe
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Birds of a Feather 2 (1980)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 102 min.
Story: In a move to make his partner, Renato, jealous, the flamboyant Albin waits in a local cafe - dressed as a woman - hoping to be picked up. But Albin gets more than he bargains for when the fly he catches in his web is actually a spy, who uses him as ...
Style: realistic, humorous, semi serious, suspense, talky ...
Plot: farce, espionage, transvestism, gay, gays and lesbians, switching roles, crimes, secret agents, goofy hero, transsexual, mistaken identity, friends ...
Time: 70s
Place: italy, europe, french riviera, riviera, sicily ...
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 6.3
 109
Bugis Street (1995)
Genre: Drama
Country: Singapore, Hong Kong
Duration: 101 min.
Story: It’s monsoon season in Singapore. Bugis Street, the epicentre of multisexual nightlife and unchained libido, is where a band of hedonistic, transidentical poeple has taken root at wacky love hotel SinSin.
Style: sexual, realistic, serious, erotic
Plot: transsexual, transvestism, prostitute, youth, gays and lesbians, master and servant, gender, urban, power relations, innocence lost, gender bending, gay asian ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: singapore, asia, malaysia
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 6.8
 8K
M. Butterfly (1993)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: In 1960s China, French diplomat Rene Gallimard falls in love with an opera singer, Song Liling - but Song is not at all who Gallimard thinks.
Style: erotic, realistic, serious, enigmatic, stylized ...
Plot: betrayal, opera, culture clash, communism, transvestism, espionage, romance, infidelity, mistaken identity, couples, love affair, gender bending ...
Time: 1960s, 60s, 20th century
Place: china, asia, france, europe, paris france ...
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A Rage in Harlem (1991)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: A beautiful black gangster's moll flees to Harlem with a trunkload of gold after a shootout, unaware that the rest of the gang, and a few other unsavoury characters, are on her trail. A pudgy momma's boy becomes the object of her ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, stylized, realistic, surprise ending
Plot: transvestism, murder, femme fatale, gold, moll, urban, hidden identity, on the run, gang, woman in danger, crime gone awry, crimes ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, 1950s
Place: harlem, usa, new york, harlem manhattan new york city, manhattan new york city
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