Transsexual movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant transsexual movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, touching, serious, emotional, sexy and melancholic films and TV shows about / with transsexual, gender, gender bending, gays and lesbians, love and romance, male nudity, gay, transgender woman, friendship and loneliness plots mostly in Drama, Romance and Comedy genres shot in France, USA, Canada and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as transsexual: The Danish Girl (2015), Transamerica (2005), 20 Centimeters (2005), A Woman's Way (2009), A Soap (2006), Boy Meets Girl (2014), XXY (2007), Bad Education (2004), Hedwig and the Angry Inch (2001), Laurence Anyways (2012).

List of transsexual movies

 7.1
 181K
The Danish Girl (2015)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA, Germany, Denmark, Belgium, Japan
Duration: 119 min.
Story: When Gerda Wegener asks her husband Einar to fill in as a portrait model, Einar discovers the person she's meant to be and begins living her life as Lili Elbe. Having realized her true self and with Gerda's love and support, Lili embarks ...
Style: captivating, serious, emotional, touching, heartbreaking ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: transsexual, lgbt, art, couple relations, gays and lesbians, artist, gay, painter, society, love and romance, gender, life is a bitch ...
Time: 1920s, 20th century, 1930s
Place: denmark, copenhagen, paris france, europe, brussels ...
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 7.4
 41K
Transamerica (2005)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Bree is about to get a sex change operation that will finally allow her to actually be what she’s already been in her mind for a long time: a transitioned woman. Yet before this happens she suddenly runs into her son who ends up coming for the ...
Style: touching, emotional, humorous, sincere, road movie ...
Plot: transsexual, gender bending, transsexuality, hidden identity, female impersonator, therapist, cocaine, psychiatrist, family relations, road trip, on the road, self discovery ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, los angeles, california, new york
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20 Centimeters (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Musical
Country: Spain, France
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Colloquially-told story of a few days in the life of Marieta, who's saving money for the last operation in her change from man to woman. She works as a prostitute in Madrid and longs for a legitimate job. Whenever she builds up her savings, her ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, feel good, humorous, sexual ...
Plot: transsexual, male prostitute, transsexuality, prostitute, dream, gender bending, lifestyle, transvestism, friends, gender, love and romance, sexual relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: spain, europe, madrid
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A Woman's Way (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: Greece
Duration: 111 min.
Story: George is released from prison after 14 years of incarceration for a murder he committed in his small Greek village. He spends his first night out in a cheap downtown hotel in Athens. There he meets Strella, a young transsexual prostitute. They ...
Style: serious, sincere, emotional, captivating, bleak ...
Plot: transsexual, prostitute, incest, starting over, love and romance, hopes, haunted by the past, lifestyle, gender, parents and children, jail, prostitution ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: greece, europe, athens greece
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 6.4
 2K
A Soap (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Denmark, Sweden
Duration: 104 min.
Story: 32-year-old Charlotte could have it all, but she doesn´t want any of it. When she moves away from her boyfriend, she happens to become the upstairs neighbour of the transsexual Veronica. Veronica prefers to keep to herself with her little dog and a ...
Style: semi serious, captivating, rough, suspenseful, enigmatic ...
Plot: transsexual, gender bending, sexual abuse, fall in love, friendship, couples, love and romance, romance, lifestyle, gender, gays and lesbians, society ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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Boy Meets Girl (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: BOY MEETS GIRL is a funny, tender, sex positive romantic comedy that explores what it means to be a real man or woman, and how important it is to live a courageous life not letting fear stand in the way of going after your dreams.
Style: romantic, touching, semi serious, melancholic, sweet ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, teens
Plot: transsexual, transsexuality, romance, love affair, gender, relationships, small town, social relations, gay, lesbian, loneliness, twentysomething life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, kentucky, australia, new jersey, canada
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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, gay, gay slur, female impersonator, desert, gender bending, cross dressing, on the road, bus, gays and lesbians, buddies ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: australia, south australia
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 7.0
 14K
XXY (2007)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Argentina, Spain, France
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Alex, an intersexed 15-year-old, is living as a girl, but she and her family begin to wonder whether she's emotionally a boy when another teenager's sexual advances bring the issue to a head. As Alex faces a final decision regarding her ...
Style: psychological, serious, touching, sincere, disturbing ...
Plot: transsexual, sexual exploration, teenage life, gender bending, sexual abuse, teenage love, gender, teenage boy, life is a bitch, small town, rain, homosexual ...
Time: contemporary
Place: uruguay, latin america, argentina, south america
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 7.4
 59K
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, psychological, thought provoking, disturbing, melancholic ...
Plot: sexual abuse, transsexual, child abuse, transvestism, male nudity, boarding school, first love, teacher, gay, priest, dangerous attraction, life is a bitch ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s, 60s
Place: spain, europe, madrid
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Hedwig and the Angry Inch (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music, Musical
Country: USA, Canada
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: emotional, semi serious, sentimental, lyrical, melancholic ...
Plot: transsexual, transvestism, singer, musician, betrayal, gender, gays and lesbians, gender bending, musician's life, self discovery, lifestyle, couples ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: germany, kansas, usa, europe, east germany ...
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Laurence Anyways (2012)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Canada, France
Duration: 168 min.
Story: The story of an impossible love between a woman named Fred and a transgender woman named Laurence who reveals her inner desire to become her true self: a woman.
Style: sincere, emotional, romantic, social, uplifting ...
Plot: transsexual, impossible love, transsexuality, lgbt, love and romance, couple relations, follow your dream, gender bending, coming out, poetry, desire for fame, showdown ...
Time: 90s, 80s, 20th century
Place: montreal, quebec
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Different for Girls (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, France
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Karl Foyle and Paul Prentice were best mates at school in the Seventies. But when they meet again in present-day London things are definitely not the same. Karl is now Kim, a transsexual, and she has no desire to stir up the past while she's ...
Style: touching, sexy, semi serious, realistic, clever ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, teens
Plot: transsexual, nudity (full frontal - brief), coming out, gender bending, gay, romance, friendship, bittersweet, friends, couples, sexual content, couple relations ...
Time: 90s
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Dallas Buyers Club (2013)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Loosely based on the true-life tale of Ron Woodroof, a drug-taking, women-loving, homophobic man who in 1986 was diagnosed with HIV/AIDS and given thirty days to live.
Style: psychological, heartbreaking, sincere, thought provoking, touching ...
Plot: human spirit, aids, fighting the system, transsexual, life is a bitch, gay slur, terminal illness, death, gays and lesbians, treatment, casual sex, dying ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 90s, year 1986, year 1985
Place: texas, usa, japan, china, dallas texas ...
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 7.5
 97K
Boys Don't Cry (1999)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Female born, Teena Brandon adopts his male identity of Brandon Teena and attempts to find himself and love in Nebraska.
Style: bleak, thought provoking, disturbing, touching, captivating ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: gender, transsexual, rape, lesbian, hate crime, hidden identity, tragic love, gay slur, lesbianism, gender bending, sexuality, friendship ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: nebraska, usa
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Soldier's Girl (2003)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 112 min.
Story: The true story of Soldier’s Girl, which takes place in Fort Campbell, KY, tells the heart-wrenching story of the life and tragic death of soldier Barry Winchell. His love for Calpernia Addams, a beautiful transgendered nightclub performer was ...
Style: realistic, emotional, sincere, touching, serious ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: transsexual, gays and lesbians, gay, gay soldier, nightclub, murder, gender bending, gay bashing, soldier, gay slur, love and romance, rules and policies ...
Time: contemporary
Place: kentucky, tennessee, kansas, missouri, nashville tennessee ...
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 7.0
 3K
Romeos (2011)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Germany
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Lukas, 20, is a prisoner in his own body. As a pre-op transgendered person, he is constantly finding himself trapped in uncomfortable, compromising positions. His best friend, Ine introduces him to the gay scene in Cologne where he meets the ...
Style: sincere, emotional, serious, touching, realistic ...
Plot: transsexual, gay couple, gay, gender bending, gender, lgbt, self discovery, love affair, lifestyle, adolescence vs adulthood, youth, best friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: germany, europe
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In a Year with 13 Moons (1978)
Genre: Drama
Country: West Germany
Duration: 124 min.
Story: This drama follows the last few days in the life of Elvira (formerly Erwin) Weisshaupt. Years before, Erwin told a co-worker, Anton, that he loved him. "Too bad, you aren't a woman," he replied. Erwin took Anton at his word. Trying to ...
Style: psychological, emotional, gloomy, realistic, serious ...
Plot: transsexual, gender bending, slaughterhouse, family relations, rejection, couples, starting over, hopes, gender, love and romance, gays and lesbians, adoption ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1978
Place: frankfurt germany
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 7.4
 20K
Tomboy (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 82 min.
Story: A French family with two daughters, 10-year-old Laure and 6-year-old Jeanne, moves to a new neighborhood during the summer holidays. With her tomboy ways, Laure is immediately mistaken for a boy by the local kids and passes herself off as Mickaël.
Style: serious, captivating, touching, sincere, emotional ...
Plot: child protagonist, transsexual, gender, sexual identity, friendship, gender bending, youth, family relations, society, self discovery, cross dressing, lgbt child ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: europe, france, paris france
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 7.1
 3K
Normal (2003)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A Midwestern husband and father announces his plan to have a sex change operation.
Style: realistic, serious, emotional, psychological, sexy ...
Plot: transsexual, gender bending, gender, family problems, society, parents and children, unfulfillment, lgbt, sexuality, depression, small town, couples ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: illinois, usa, new jersey
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Better Than Chocolate (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Canada
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Not long after moving into her own place, Maggie finds herself with two unsolicited roommates: her recently divorced mother, Lila, and her young brother. The timing is especially bad, considering Maggie has fallen hard for an attractive woman, Kim, ...
Style: sexy, humorous, realistic, semi serious, sentimental ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, teens, chick flick
Plot: lesbian, lesbian sex, lesbian relationship, transsexual, coming out, lgbt, family relations, romance, parents and children, love affair, gender, opposites attract ...
Time: 90s
Place: canada, vancouver
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 7.8
 5K
Hit & Miss (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 45 min.
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Story: An assassin with a secret, Mia's life is changed forever by a letter from her ex.
Style: tense, realistic, atmospheric, touching, serious ...
Plot: transsexual, hitman, life turned upside down, gender, murder, disorder, loss of loved one, loner, siblings relations, single parent, hidden identity, crimes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england
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 6.2
 1K
Tiresia (2003)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Canada
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Based on the legend of Tiresias, it tells of a transsexual who is kidnapped by a man and left to die in the woods. She is then saved by a family and receives the gift of telling the future.
Style: disturbing, serious, suspenseful, rough, realistic
Plot: transsexual, prostitute, captivity, obsession, crimes, confined, society, hostage, transsexuality, kidnapping, illegal immigration, legends and myths ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, europe, paris france
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Beautiful Boxer (2003)
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, psychological, captivating, melancholic, compassionate ...
Plot: transvestism, transsexual, muay thai, martial arts, gays and lesbians, gender bending, athlete's life, friendship, boxing, lifestyle, ambition, desire ...
Time: contemporary
Place: thailand, asia, japan, bangkok thailand, california
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Agnes and His Brothers (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 115 min.
Story: No overview found.
Style: psychological, touching, humorous, witty, sincere ...
Plot: transsexual, gender bending, family relations, siblings relations, looking for love, family problems, family, romance, dishonesty, couple relations, human nature, relationships ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, germany
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The Iron Ladies (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Sport
Country: Thailand
Duration: 104 min.
Story: The two main characters, Mon and Jung, play two gay transvestites, who had been constantly overlooked by volleyball coaches because of their appearance. However, when a local team changes coaches, the new coach holds tryouts for a new team. When Mon ...
Style: feel good, touching, humorous, inspirational, light ...
Audience: teens
Plot: transvestite, transsexual, volleyball, transvestism, gay, coming out, gender bending, against the odds, injustice, youth, athlete's life, contests and competitions ...
Time: 90s
Place: thailand, asia, bangkok thailand, california, london
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 5.5
 375
Transfixed (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Bo is a transexual prostitute in Brussels who left home after being abused by her father. She's infuatuated with a neighbor and suspected by the police in a series of transexual murders. In order to clear herself she must turn detective.
Style: tense, serious, psychological, suspenseful, mind bending ...
Plot: transsexual, prostitute, amateur detective, investigation, protagonist as suspect, serial killer, crimes, police investigation, life is a bitch, sexual abuse, sexual murder, dishonesty ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: belgium, brussels
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 5.6
 3K
Touch Me Not (2018)
Genre: Drama
Country: Romania, Germany, Czech Republic, Bulgaria, France
Duration: 123 min.
Story: Together, a filmmaker and her characters venture into a personal research project about intimacy. On the fluid border between reality and fiction, Touch Me Not follows the emotional journeys of Laura, Tómas and Christian, offering a deeply empathic ...
Style: experimental, touching, avant garde
Plot: orgy, taboo sex, transsexual, female nudity, sexual pleasure, exploring sexuality, transvestite, introspection, intimacy, female protagonist, father daughter relationship, disability ...
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 6.1
 3K
The Badge (2002)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A sheriff begins an investigation into the death of a local transsexual after hearing that high ranking politicians may have been involved. Although he is homophobic, his investigation causes him to be rejected by others, forcing him to seek help ...
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, atmospheric, neo noir
Plot: transsexual, murder, uncover truth, investigation, mystery, fighting the system, politics, dishonesty, political corruption, small town, crimes, society ...
Time: contemporary
Place: louisiana, new orleans, usa
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 7.1
 16K
Orlando (1992)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: UK, Russia, Italy, France, Netherlands
Duration: 94 min.
Story: In 1600, nobleman Orlando inherits his parents' house, thanks to Queen Elizabeth I, who commands the young man to never change. After a disastrous affair with Russian princess Sasha, Orlando looks for solace in the arts before being appointed ...
Style: stylized, enigmatic, atmospheric, clever, witty ...
Plot: gender bending, transsexual, immortality, painting, looking for love, switching roles, politics, nobility, surrealism, eternal youth, sexuality, poet ...
Time: 17th century, 18th century, 20th century, 19th century, victorian era ...
Place: england, europe, ottoman empire, middle east, russia ...
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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, reflective ...
Plot: transvestism, prostitute, transsexual, birthday, transplant, aids, lesbian, friends, friendship, redemption, doctor, postmodernism ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: barcelona, spain, madrid
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