Closeted gay movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant closeted gay movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, serious, captivating, humorous, touching and psychological films and TV shows about / with closeted gay, gay, male nudity, gay kiss, friendship, gay slur, gay interest, lgbt, male objectification and closeted homosexual plots mostly in Drama, Romance and Comedy genres shot in USA, Czech Republic, UK and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as closeted gay: Love, Victor (2020), Bad Boy Street (2012), Closet Monster (2015), Consequences (2018), Esteros (2016), Hidden Away (2014), Baby Steps (2015), Tell No One (2012), Longhorns (2011), Heartstone (2016).

List of closeted gay movies

 8.1
 7K
Love, Victor (2020)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Victor is a new student at Creekwood High School on his own journey of self-discovery, facing challenges at home, adjusting to a new city, and struggling with his sexual orientation. When it all seems too much, he reaches out to Simon to help him ...
Style: gay cinema, romantic, captivating, sweet, humorous ...
Audience: teens, teen drama
Plot: gay teenager, gay, gay lead character, coming out, gay relationship, lgbt teen, lgbt, homosexuality, homosexual, closeted gay, male homosexuality, high school ...
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Bad Boy Street (2012)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Two men embark on an unconventional romance in Todd Verow's sexy Parisian-set drama. Claude finds a young man passed out in the street and, taking pity on him, decides to take him to his apartment to safely sleep. Awakening the next morning, ...
Style: realistic, serious, captivating, sincere, queer cinema ...
Plot: gay relationship, closeted gay, older man younger man relationship, gay, couples, gays and lesbians, unlikely couple, true love, haunted by the past, riddles and clues, destructive relationship, love and romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, paris france
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Closet Monster (2015)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Mystery
Country: Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A creative and driven teenager is desperate to escape his hometown and the haunting memories of his turbulent childhood.
Style: psychotronic, disturbing, serious, captivating
Plot: gay teenager, closeted gay, rejection, hate crime, bullying, haunted by the past, dysfunctional family, psychological trauma, gay crush, unrequited love, gay bashing, gay slur ...
Place: newfoundland
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 6.9
 2K
Consequences (2018)
Genre: Drama
Country: Slovenia, Austria
Duration: 95 min.
Story: After being sent to a youth detention centre, 18-year-old Andrej has to fight for his place within the group of inmates while getting closer to Željko, their informal leader, and struggling to keep his repressed secret in the dark.
Style: gay cinema, serious, suspenseful, realistic, suspense ...
Plot: closeted homosexual, closeted gay, troubled youth, gang leader, secret, blackmail, friendship, friendship between men, manipulation, gay protagonist, sexual repression, repressed sexuality ...
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 7.0
 3K
Esteros (2016)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Argentina, Brazil, France
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Matias and Jeronimo know each other since childhood. Their friendship takes a new turn during the holiday before starting high school when they both experience their sexual awakening.
Style: captivating, light, sincere, sentimental
Plot: gay, friendship, puberty, homoeroticism, closeted gay, love, childhood friend, self acceptance, memory, reunion, memories, gay sex ...
Place: argentina
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 7.0
 2K
Hidden Away (2014)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Spain
Duration: 96 min.
Story: At the age of 14 the world around you changes at a dizzying speed. But what if actually it's you that changing? What if these changes take you away from what up until now, has been your world? Ibrahim and Rafa are going to suffer these changes ...
Style: sincere, touching, atmospheric, realistic, serious
Plot: gay teenager, gay love, gay, unlikely couple, gay romance, teenage love, teenage life, self discovery, closeted gay, fall in love, social differences, culture clash ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: spain
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 5.8
 273
Baby Steps (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Romance
Country: Taiwan, USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Danny, a Taiwanese-American man, and his partner Tate want to have a baby, but the complex world of international surrogacy is further complicated by Danny's well-meaning but extremely meddlesome mother.
Style: psychological, light, humorous, melancholic, feel good ...
Plot: gay couple, gay relationship, surrogate mother, closeted gay, gay, gay love, gay protagonist, interracial relations, painter, gay father, family relations, couples ...
Time: 21st century
Place: taiwan, india, bangkok thailand
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 6.6
 1K
Tell No One (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Italy
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Mattia is about to move to Madrid by his boyfriend Eduard. When the day before leaving for Spain, Eduard announces his arrival in Rome to know the "laws", Mattia must choose whether to finally come clean with his companion, or confess to ...
Style: touching, gay cinema, semi serious, humorous, sexy ...
Plot: gay relationship, coming out, gays and lesbians, gay, family relations, gay couple, closeted gay, love and romance, save the day, gender, gay lead character, pregnancy ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: italy, rome italy, spain, madrid
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 5.4
 1K
Longhorns (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 75 min.
Story: A sexually active Texas college guy begins to reevaluate his practice of mutual masturbation with straight buddies after he meets an unapologetically gay fellow student.
Style: semi serious, humorous, captivating, sexy, realistic ...
Plot: gay, university, best friends, buddies, youth, self discovery, lust, sexual relations, couples, closeted gay, americana, love and romance ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1982
Place: texas, austin texas
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 7.4
 5K
Heartstone (2016)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Iceland, Denmark
Duration: 129 min.
Story: A remote fishing village in Iceland. Teenage boys Thor and Christian experience a turbulent summer as one tries to win the heart of a girl while the other discovers new feelings toward his best friend. When summer ends and the harsh nature of ...
Style: thought provoking, disturbing, captivating, psychological, epic
Audience: kids
Plot: bed wetting, gay teenager, friendship, gay, first love, unrequited love, lgbt teen, teenage boy, lgbt, teenager, nature, coming of age ...
Place: iceland
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 6.5
 2K
Taekwondo (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Argentina
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Fernando is on holiday with his closest male friends in a beautiful country house in a suburb of Buenos Aries. On their own without their girlfriends in a “men only” environment, the hunky young studs bask in the hot sun, play in the pool, smoke ...
Style: sweet, humorous, disturbing, psychological, captivating ...
Audience: teens
Plot: male nudity, gay, homoeroticism, gay interest, male bonding, male friendship, lgbt, friendship between men, closeted gay, homosexuality, gay relationship, friendship ...
Time: contemporary
Place: buenos aires argentina
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 6.2
 4K
Dream Boy (2008)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The story of Nathan, a young teenager who tries to flourish in a romantic relationship with neighbour Roy. The two young men will have to face the brutal reality of the rural south of the United States in the late 1970s.
Style: touching, sincere, sentimental, serious, realistic ...
Plot: gay, gay teenager, homosexual rape, gays and lesbians, gay relationship, teenage love, small town, dysfunctional family, gay sex, gay couple, lgbt teen, love and romance ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: louisiana, usa, southern usa
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 5.8
 270
Reach (2018)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A socially awkward band geek, Steven Turano, is planning on killing himself. However, when Clarence, the new quirky kid in school, befriends him, Steven's plans are sidetracked and he reaches beyond his comfort zone forming stronger ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, psychological, touching
Plot: teen suicide, friendship, loneliness, bullying, father son relationship, depression, loner, friendship between boys, closeted gay, gay slur, gay teenager, repression
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 5.5
 603
Hang Loose (2012)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 76 min.
Story: Kevin must go to Hawaii to attend the wedding of his big sister. The day before the wedding he goes on a misadventure with his future brother in law and his crazy groomsmen that changes his life.
Style: feel good, funny, humorous, captivating, light ...
Plot: wedding, vacation, kidnapping, breakup, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, teenage girl, doctor, teenager, ex boyfriend ex girlfriend relationship, closeted gay, drug dealer, gay stereotype ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: hawaii, usa
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Garbage, the City and Death (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: Czech Republic
Duration: 74 min.
Story: Romi (Gabriela Mícová), a prostitute, is anything but successful at her job: she is of far too gentle a nature for her clients. The more obstinately she is pushed to the streets by her pimp Franz (Stanislav Majer), the closer she is to a complete ...
Style: realistic, compassionate, serious, disturbing, captivating ...
Plot: female impersonator, prostitute, transvestite, dysfunctional family, pimp, gay, humiliation, gambler, man dressed as woman, closeted gay, death of protagonist, gay interest ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, central europe, prague, prague czech republic
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Tigers in the City (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Slovakia, Czech Republic
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Three friends about to turn 30 call themselves animal names: Badger, Hyena and Pigeon. They like to spend time in their favorite bar in the Bratislava city Zoo, and they starve for a serious relationship, a soul mate for life. Hyena is a virile ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous, tense, romanticism ...
Plot: love and romance, couple relations, fall in love, friends, legal action, infertility, friendship between men, russian, absurdism, surrealism, gay, brother sister relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, slovakia, czech republic
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 6.5
 3K
The Pass (2016)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Two young professional soccer players share a hotel room the night before their first big game. Out of nowhere, one kisses the other. The impact of this 'pass' reverberates through the next ten years of their lives - a decade of fame and ...
Style: lgbt cinema, touching, sentimental, melancholic, psychological
Plot: gay athlete, gay lead character, homosexuality, gay, lgbt, gay slur, soccer, gay love, intimacy, football player, interracial relations, gay protagonist ...
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 6.9
 2K
No Regret (2006)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: South Korea
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Sumin is an orphan trying to balance work in a factory with study at an art college and an evening job. One night, a rich young businessman makes an advance on him during one of his driving jobs. They meet again the next day: it is during a round of ...
Style: sentimental, twists and turns, serious, realistic, sincere ...
Plot: gay, gay teenager, strong sexual content, male prostitute, social differences, forbidden love, love and romance, workplace situations, proposal, prostitute, life is a bitch, gender ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: korea, seoul, asia
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 6.8
 906
Charlatan (2020)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Czech Republic, Ireland, Slovakia, Poland
Duration: 118 min.
Story: The breathtaking story of a man gifted with exceptional abilities set against the background of the events of the totalitarian fifties.
Style: non-linear
Plot: gay, closeted homosexual, gay sex, arrested, diagnosis, village, closeted gay, gay lead character, gay relationship, queue, mistrust, co worker co worker relationship ...
Time: 1950s, 50s
Place: central europe
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 6.3
 1K
Hate Crime (2005)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Robbie Levinson and Trey McCoy suddenly encounter intolerance and hostility at the hands of their new neighbor, Chris Boyd, the son of a fundamentalist preacher.
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, touching, tense ...
Plot: investigation, murder, uncover truth, crimes, law enforcement, serial killer, life is a bitch, deadly, dishonesty, false accusation, gay bashing, police investigation ...
Time: contemporary
Place: dallas texas
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The Normal Heart (2014)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 132 min.
Story: The story of the onset of the HIV-AIDS crisis in New York City in the early 1980s, taking an unflinching look at the nation's sexual politics as gay activists and their allies in the medical community fight to expose the truth about the ...
Style: emotional, touching, serious, sincere, thought provoking ...
Plot: gay, aids, gays and lesbians, homosexual, terminal illness, life is a bitch, friendship, male homosexuality, protest, fear, epidemic, prejudice ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1982, year 1983, year 1981 ...
Place: new york, usa, washington d.c., yale university, manhattan new york city
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 6.2
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THE WEDDING (2018)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Egypt, UK, USA
Duration: 75 min.
Story: A young Muslim man, Rami, who is engaged to a young woman named Sara. We soon discover that Sam is also involved on the side with a young male artist named Lee.
Style: lgbt cinema, psychological, captivating, gay cinema, unusual plot structure ...
Plot: muslim, gay slur, bisexual, cheating, egyptian, lgbt, loneliness, love and romance, forced marriage, couples, couple relations, love ...
Time: 21st century
Place: new york
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 5.6
 8K
King Cobra (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Based on a stranger than fiction true story, King Cobra is a deliciously dark, twisted plunge into the behind-the-scenes world of the pornography industry. A young Sean Paul Lockhart (using the stage name 'Brent Corrigan') is a ...
Style: suspenseful, tense, disturbing, sexploitation film, gay cinema ...
Plot: gay pornography, gay lead character, pornography, gay teenager, gay sex, rent boy, sex scene, porn industry, murder, gay, coercion, 17 year old ...
Time: 2000s, year 2006
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The Road To Love (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 70 min.
Story: Slow-burning and smart, French director Rémi Lange's The Road to Love is a romantic tale of self-discovery that also offers a fascinating historical take on homosexuality in northern Africa. French-Algerian sociology student Karim is having ...
Style: lgbt cinema
Plot: closeted gay, shower, gay protagonist, homoeroticism, male objectification, gay interest, male in shower, secretly observing, closeted homosexual, beach, taking a shower, sexual tension ...
Place: amsterdam, morocco, paris france, north africa
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Dawn of the Dead (1978)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, Italy
Duration: 127 min.
Story: During an ever-growing epidemic of zombies that have risen from the dead, two Philadelphia SWAT team members, a traffic reporter, and his television-executive girlfriend seek refuge in a secluded shopping mall.
Style: suspenseful, scary, serious, rough, cynical ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: zombie, chaos, shopping mall, zombie apocalypse, siege, helicopter, survival, violence, back from the dead, rescue, danger, apocalypse ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: pennsylvania, pittsburgh, usa, philadelphia
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The Cannibal Club (2018)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: Brazil
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Baking in the sun with a cocktail, a splash in the pool and the occasional chunk of human flesh. The stinking-rich Gilda and Octavio have a gruesome and kooky hobby. The Cannibal Club is a delightful dark-comic blow-up of the Brazilian super-rich ...
Style: rough, suspense, bleak, humorous, dark humor
Plot: serial rapist, cannibal, secret, criminal, sadism, murder, husband wife relationship, violence, employer employee relationship, disposing of a dead body, trap, witness ...
Place: northeast brazil
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The Music Lovers (1971)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama, Music
Country: UK
Duration: 123 min.
Story: Composer, conductor and teacher Peter Ilych Tchaikovsky struggles against his homosexual tendencies by marrying, but unfortunately he chooses a wonky, nymphomaniac girl whom he cannot satisfy.
Style: serious, realistic, atmospheric, offbeat, sexual ...
Plot: music, composer, gender, musician's life, life is a bitch, obsession, love triangle, tragic love, couple relations, love affair, sexual relations, fall in love ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, victorian, 1880s, 1890s
Place: russia, europe, england, london
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Down and Out in Beverly Hills (1986)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Beverly Hills couple Barbara and Dave Whiteman are very rich but not happy Dave is a hard working business man, his wife is only interested in yoga, aerobics and other meditation classes, and he sleeps with the house maid. Their teenage son is ...
Style: humorous, clever, realistic, not serious, witty ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, satire, dog, self discovery, rescue, yuppie, uninvited guest, family relations, eating disorder, wealth, swimming pool, extramarital affair ...
Time: 80s
Place: beverly hills, los angeles, california, usa
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 6.3
 1K
Dusk (2010)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 91 min.
Story: After a group of teenagers discover one of their friends lying dead on a river bank on one of the hottest days of summer, a story of jealousy, insecurity and peer pressure gradually unfolds. Group leader Caesar is able to magnify - out of all ...
Style: disturbing, serious, psychological, captivating, realistic ...
Plot: murder, friendship, best friends, teenage life, couples, crimes, youth, hate, romance, uncover truth, gay, friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: holland, europe
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Pretty Ugly People (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: The grass might not be as green as one might think on the other side of obesity. Pretty Ugly People takes a wickedly comedic look at body image, self-loathing and sex within a group of estranged friends in their mid-30s. Lucy was obese her entire ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, touching, humorous, offbeat
Plot: curses spells and rituals, human nature, best friends, betrayal, estrangement, friends, reunion, college, friendship, triangle, sexual content, profanity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: montana, usa
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