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, sincere and melancholic films and TV shows about / with transsexual, gender, love and romance, gender bending, gays and lesbians, friendship, gay, loneliness, male nudity and mentor plots mostly in Drama, Romance and Comedy genres shot in USA, France, Spain and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as transsexual: Transamerica (2005), Boys Don't Cry (1999), The Danish Girl (2015), XXY (2007), Bad Education (2004), A Soap (2006), Laurence Anyways (2012), Soldier's Girl (2003), In a Year with 13 Moons (1978), Boy Meets Girl (2014).

List of transsexual movies

 7.4
 39K
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, hidden identity, gender bending, road trip, therapist, cocaine, psychiatrist, on the road, self discovery, transsexuality, family relations, parent child relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new york, los angeles, california
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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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 7.6
 86K
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: thought provoking, disturbing, touching, bleak, captivating ...
Plot: transsexual, gender bending, rape, hidden identity, tragic love, sexuality, friendship, small town, gender, disguise, gay slur, youth ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: nebraska, usa
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 7.1
 147K
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 ...
Plot: transsexual, lgbt, art, couple relations, gays and lesbians, painter, artist, love and romance, society, gender, life is a bitch, painting ...
Time: 1920s, 20th century, 20s, 1930s
Place: denmark, europe, copenhagen denmark, copenhagen, brussels belgium ...
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 7.1
 12K
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: sincere, serious, touching, disturbing, psychological ...
Plot: transsexual, sexual abuse, sexual exploration, youth, teenage love, gender, teenage life, life is a bitch, family in crisis, social relations, couples, small town life ...
Time: contemporary
Place: uruguay, latin america, argentina, south america
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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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 6.6
 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, suspenseful, captivating, rough, enigmatic ...
Plot: transsexual, gender bending, sexual abuse, love and romance, romance, fall in love, friendship, couples, gays and lesbians, lifestyle, gender, society ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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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: realistic, emotional, sincere, serious
Plot: transsexual, impossible love, supportive spouse, couple relations, love and romance, desire, crumbling relationship, romance, follow your dream, surgery, confession, acceptance ...
Time: 1990s, 20th century, 80s, 90s
Place: quebec, montreal quebec
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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, serious, gloomy ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: transsexual, gays and lesbians, nightclub, gender bending, gay slur, murder, soldier, couples, rules and policies, infantrymen, buddies, military base ...
Time: contemporary
Place: tennessee, kansas, kentucky, missouri, saudi arabia
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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: realistic, psychological, gloomy, serious, emotional
Plot: transsexual, unfulfilled love, couple relations, self discovery, family relations, couples, gays and lesbians, love and romance, gender, introspection, rejection, starting over ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, year 1978
Place: frankfurt germany
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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, enigmatic ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: transsexual, romance, love affair, transsexuality, small town, gender, social relations, relationships, loneliness, twentysomething life, love and romance, small town life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: kentucky, usa, australia, new jersey, canada
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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, semi serious, realistic, sentimental ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: lesbian, coming out, lesbian relationship, transsexual, lesbian sex, romance, lgbt, couple relations, parents and children, love affair, family relations, fall in love ...
Time: 90s
Place: canada, vancouver
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 7.4
 15K
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, sincere, captivating, touching, emotional ...
Plot: gender, transsexual, gender bending, sexual identity, friendship, self discovery, youth, dishonesty, society, family relations, child protagonist, hidden identity ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: france, europe, paris france
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 6.8
 3K
Romeos (2011)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Germany
Duration: 96 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: touching, sexual, sincere, emotional, serious ...
Plot: transsexual, gay, gender, gender bending, love affair, friends, adolescence vs adulthood, gays and lesbians, love and romance, twentysomething life, lifestyle, best friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: germany, europe
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Different for Girls (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: UK, France
Duration: 97 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, realistic, semi serious, clever ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: transsexual, gay, coming out, gender bending, romance, friendship, opposites attract, dishonesty, partners, friends, buddies, couples ...
Time: 90s
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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: feel good, offbeat, sexual, semi serious, humorous ...
Plot: transsexual, prostitute, dream, male prostitute, gays and lesbians, love and romance, friendship, latin, world, unfulfillment, sexual relations, fall in love ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: spain, europe
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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, touching, sincere, thought provoking, compassionate ...
Plot: aids, fighting the system, life is a bitch, strong sexual content, human spirit, terminal illness, gays and lesbians, treatment, transsexual, society, gay slur, casual sex ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 80s, year 1985, year 1986
Place: texas, usa, japan, mexico, china ...
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 6.5
 956
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: realistic, disturbing, rough, suspenseful, serious
Plot: prostitute, transsexual, kidnapping, transsexuality, greek mythology, captivity, society, gender bending, oracle, clergy, obsession, legends and myths ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, france
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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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 6.2
 1K
52 Tuesdays (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Sixteen-year-old Billie’s reluctant path to independence is accelerated when her mother reveals plans for gender transition, and their time together becomes limited to Tuesdays. This emotionally charged story of desire, responsibility, and ...
Style: sincere, serious, touching, captivating, rough ...
Plot: coming of age, teenage girl, transsexual, gender, teenage life, family relations, parents and children, youth, disorder, family, mother daughter relationship, love triangle ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: australia, antarctica
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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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 6.2
 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: suspenseful, serious, realistic, atmospheric
Plot: murder, transsexual, uncover truth, politics, mystery, investigation, fighting the system, political corruption, dishonesty, small town, society, crime ...
Time: contemporary
Place: louisiana
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 7.2
 12K
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, atmospheric, clever, witty, mind bending ...
Plot: immortality, painting, transsexual, poet, androgyny, queen elizabeth i, nobility, switching roles, gender bending, looking for love, gender, queen ...
Time: 17th century, 18th century, 19th century, 20th century, victorian ...
Place: england, europe, russia, middle east
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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
 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, sincere, sentimental, touching ...
Plot: transsexual, gender bending, small town, couples, small town life, family problems, family life, gender, society, family relations, love and romance, parents and children ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, illinois, new jersey
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Something Must Break (2014)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Sweden
Duration: 85 min.
Story: When Sebastian meets Andreas for the first time, he knows they belong together. While Sebastian defies gender norms — flouting convention in his androgynous fluidity — straight-identifying Andreas becomes unable to accept his attraction to ...
Style: touching, realistic, bleak, serious, emotional ...
Plot: gender, transsexual, gay, gays and lesbians, society, misfit, urban, social misfits, love and romance, fall in love, strong sexual content, love affair ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: sweden, stockholm sweden
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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: gloomy, serious, sincere, emotional, bleak ...
Plot: transsexual, incest, prostitute, hotel, true love, gender, lifestyle, starting over, family relations, fall in love, hopes, love and romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: greece, europe, athens greece
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Agnes and His Brothers (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 115 min.
Story: No overview found.
Style: touching, psychological, realistic, witty, humorous ...
Plot: transsexual, voyeurism, family in crisis, romance, couples, gender bending, dishonesty, family problems, looking for love, unfulfillment, love and romance, siblings relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, germany
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His Secret Life (2001)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 106 min.
Story: When Antonia's husband Massimo is killed in a car accident, she accidentally discovers that he has been having a same-sex affair with a produce wholesaler named Michele.
Style: sentimental, touching, emotional, realistic, serious ...
Plot: aids, transsexual, friendship, infidelity, gays and lesbians, couples, understanding, human nature, gender, fairy, friends, dishonesty ...
Time: contemporary
Place: rome italy, milan italy, istanbul turkey, spain, italy
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I Like It Like That (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Lisette and husband Chino face marital difficulties. She is fed up with the kids, while he has job troubles. His mother Rosaria hates Lisette and the neighborhood tramp has designs on Chino. Things get even worse when Chino goes to jail and Lisette ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, feel good, dark humor, touching ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: interracial relations, couples, family relations, hopes, human nature, love affair, transsexual, eccentric family, nothing goes right, love and romance, parents and children, society ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, new york, bronx new york city, new jersey
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