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, clever, interesting and serious films and TV shows about / with transvestism, gender, runaway, storytelling, mentor, dialogue, male nudity, loneliness, pornography and cross dressing plots mostly in Drama, Comedy and Romance genres shot in USA, UK, France and other countries.
transvestism movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as transvestism: All About My Mother (1999), Breakfast on Pluto (2005), Kinky Boots (2005), Bad Education (2004), Hedwig and the Angry Inch (2001), The Rocky Horror Picture Show (1975), Just Like a Woman (1992), Beautiful Boxer (2004), Lola and Billy the Kid (1999), What a Drag (1996).

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, humorous, semi serious, feel good, realistic ...
Plot: transvestism, small town, gay, friendship, on the road, gays and lesbians, cross dressing, gender bending, culture clash, travel, social relations, gender ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, cross country, new york, nebraska, california ...
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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: emotional, stylized, realistic, serious, touching ...
Plot: transvestism, prostitute, birthday, actress, transsexual, lesbian, aids, redemption, friendship, transplant, nun, autograph ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: spain, madrid, barcelona spain, barcelona
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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, stylized, serious, touching, realistic ...
Plot: transvestism, gender bending, gays and lesbians, gay, irish, homosexuality, terrorism, ira, funeral, priest, rape, bomb ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 70s
Place: ireland, england, europe, london
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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: inspirational, humorous, semi serious, touching, realistic ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: transvestism, small town, factory, cabaret, fashion, musical number, fashion show, shoemaker, boots, family business, gender bending, cross dressing ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe, milan italy, london
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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, teacher, dangerous attraction, gay, friendship, first love, blackmail, priest, child abuse, life is a bitch ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 70s, 80s
Place: spain, europe, madrid
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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, semi serious, offbeat, realistic ...
Plot: transvestism, transsexual, singer, gay, gays and lesbians, child molestation, sex, betrayal, musician, rock, fall in love, music band ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: germany, europe, kansas, usa, east germany ...
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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: feel good, humorous, captivating, road movie, melancholic ...
Plot: transsexual, transvestism, bus, gay, desert, on the road, cross dressing, australian outback, gender bending, gay slur, 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: not serious, offbeat, sexual, gothic, scary ...
Plot: transvestism, mad scientist, cult, castle, dark and stormy night, time warp, gender bending, cannibalism, butler, dancer, palaces castles and temples, sex ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: transylvania, ohio
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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: semi serious, humorous, realistic, offbeat, sexual ...
Plot: transvestism, transsexual, farce, love affair, romance, gender bending, gender, love and romance, couples, fall in love, mysterious character, friends ...
Time: 90s
Place: england, europe, london
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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, serious, captivating, realistic, psychological ...
Plot: transvestism, transsexual, martial arts, buddhist monk, gays and lesbians, friendship, gay, athlete's life, transsexuality, boxer, east asian lead, identity ...
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, serious, realistic, touching
Plot: transvestism, gay, friendship, coming out, gays and lesbians, immigrants, social misfits, romance, self discovery, gender, misfit, society ...
Time: 90s
Place: europe, germany, berlin germany
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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: clever, not serious, realistic, humorous, witty ...
Plot: transvestism, coming out, disco, infidelity, gays and lesbians, farce, couple relations, nightclub, love triangle, bar, restaurant, society ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: europe, france, paris france
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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, semi serious, humorous, realistic, sentimental ...
Plot: transvestism, friendship, culture clash, disability, gender bending, gender, friends, gay, loneliness, prejudice, hotel, violence ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, new jersey
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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, serious, realistic, sentimental, biting ...
Plot: cabaret, transvestism, political unrest, entertainer, fireplace, gramophone, love triangle, opposites attract, nightclub, bisexuality, nazi, jewish ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, 30s
Place: germany, europe, berlin germany, new york
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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: talky, clever, cynical, semi serious, witty ...
Plot: friendship, gambling, casino, transvestism, poker, stripper, fight, roulette, gambling debt, craps, broken nose, bus ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: california, usa, los angeles, las vegas
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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, offbeat, humorous, semi serious, touching ...
Plot: actor, transvestism, friendship, showbiz, taxi, celebrity, theremin, morphine, handgun, drug addict, filmmaking, hollywood ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, 1950s
Place: california, usa, los angeles
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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, semi serious, sentimental ...
Plot: transvestism, homosexuality, gays and lesbians, gay, hate crime, female impersonator, dishonesty, romance, love and romance, youth, couples, family relations ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, usa, san francisco
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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: humorous, semi serious, offbeat, realistic, witty
Plot: transvestism, on the road, police, biker, gays and lesbians, gender, gay, gang, crimes, misfit, friends, disorder ...
Time: 70s
Place: california, los angeles
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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, disturbing, witty, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: obsession, vandalism, transvestism, dehumanization, drugs/alcohol, social misfits, uninhibited rivalry, crime, strong sexual content, murder, sexual relations, crimes ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: maryland, usa, dungeon, california
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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, dark humor, realistic, offbeat
Plot: transvestism, terrorism, politics, hostages, crimes, goofy hero, against the rules, espionage, vengeance, gender bending, heist, fashion ...
Time: 70s, year 1979
Place: europe, germany, west berlin west germany, west germany, berlin germany
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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: sexual, sexy, serious, sentimental, realistic ...
Plot: transvestism, murder, singer, obsession, confession, postmodernism, gays and lesbians, cheating, parent child relationship, couple relations, romance, parents and children ...
Time: 90s
Place: spain, europe, madrid, mexico, caribbean
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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: stylized, serious, touching, sincere, realistic ...
Plot: cross dressing, gender bending, gender, maid, lesbian, master and servant, butler, hotel, transvestism, hidden identity, society, loneliness ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, 1800s, 1890s, 1930s
Place: ireland, europe, england
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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: suspenseful, serious, twists and turns, scary, surreal ...
Plot: transvestism, murder, small town, investigation, obsession, village, whodunit, crimes, amateur detective, mystery, mentally unstable, unlikely criminals ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: italy, europe
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The Producers (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 134 min.
Story: After putting together another Broadway flop, down-on-his-luck producer Max Bialystock teams up with timid accountant Leo Bloom in a get-rich-quick scheme to put on the world's worst show.
Style: humorous, feel good, not serious, witty, realistic ...
Plot: transvestism, blonde, cheating, broadway, dishonesty, farce, accountant, audition, secretary, odd couple, showbiz, success ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 1950s
Place: usa, new york, manhattan new york city, bronx new york city, sweden ...
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The Amusements of Private Life (1990)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Italian-French costume dramedy that takes place in France in the end of 18th Century during the French Revolution. It is "The Marriage of Figaro" meets "The Dangerous Liaisons" and it tells the story of two women, Mathilde ...
Plot: seduction, sex, gender roles, transvestism, female nudity, erotica
Time: 1700s
Place: france
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Stonewall (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: 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.
Style: serious, tense, touching, sincere, realistic ...
Plot: gay, homosexuality, transvestism, police raid, gay pride, drag, raid, friendship, gays and lesbians, gender, politics, fighting the system ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, year 1969, 1960s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, greenwich village manhattan new york city, new jersey ...
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Sharky's Machine (1981)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: Sharky gets busted back to working vice, where he happens upon a scandalous conspiracy involving a local politician. Accompanied by an all-star jazz soundtrack, Sharky's new "machine" gathers evidence while Sharky falls in love with a ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic, surprise ending ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, prostitution, revenge, police, white slavery, transvestism, robbery, scam, martial arts, police investigation, crime, law enforcement ...
Time: 80s
Place: atlanta georgia, california, new jersey
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Dressed to Kill (1980)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A mysterious, tall, blonde woman, wearing sunglasses murders one of a psychiatrist's patients, and now she's after the prostitute who witnessed it.
Style: suspenseful, clever, sexual, tense, psychological ...
Plot: murder, serial killer, violence, psychiatrist, manipulation, guilt, shower, prostitute, extramarital affair, desire, subway, nightmare ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: new york, usa
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The Crying Game (1992)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: UK, Japan, USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Irish Republican Army member Fergus (Stephen Rea) forms an unexpected bond with Jody (Forest Whitaker), a kidnapped British soldier in his custody, despite the warnings of fellow IRA members Jude (Miranda Richardson) and Maguire (Adrian Dunbar). ...
Style: suspenseful, touching, twists and turns, serious, psychological ...
Plot: tragic love, gender bending, hostage, terrorism, gay, transvestism, soldier, friendship, haunted by the past, sexuality, redemption, homosexuality ...
Time: 90s
Place: ireland, northern ireland, england, london, europe
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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, serious, realistic, erotic
Plot: transsexual, transvestism, prostitute, gays and lesbians, urban, innocence lost, gender, master and servant, gender bending, youth, power relations, gay ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: singapore, asia, malaysia
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