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, touching, serious, captivating, psychological and sincere films and TV shows about / with closeted gay, gay, gay kiss, gay lead character, gay interest, lgbt, gay slur, male nudity, friendship and love and romance plots mostly in Drama, Romance and Comedy genres shot in USA, Czech Republic, Slovakia and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as closeted gay: Bad Boy Street (2012), Love, Victor (2020), Esteros (2016), Closet Monster (2015), Consequences (2018), Hidden Away (2014), Charlatan (2020), Baby Steps (2015), Taekwondo (2016), Dream Boy (2008).

List of closeted gay movies

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: serious, realistic, sincere, captivating, parody ...
Plot: gay relationship, closeted gay, older man younger man relationship, gay, couples, gays and lesbians, haunted by the past, true love, unlikely couple, riddles and clues, destructive relationship, love and romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, paris france
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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: romantic, captivating, sweet, humorous, light ...
Audience: teens, teen drama
Plot: gay, gay teenager, lgbt teen, coming out, male homosexuality, lgbt, gay relationship, gay lead character, high school, homosexual, love, gay son ...
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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, homoeroticism, friendship, closeted gay, puberty, homosexuality, male homosexuality, love, gay sex, self acceptance, childhood friend, memory ...
Place: argentina
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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, semi autobiographical
Plot: gay teenager, closeted gay, gay, gay bashing, hate crime, rejection, bullying, haunted by the past, dysfunctional family, lgbt teen, psychological trauma, gay crush ...
Place: newfoundland
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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: suspense, suspenseful, serious, realistic, lgbt cinema ...
Plot: closeted homosexual, closeted gay, troubled youth, gay, friendship, friendship between men, secret, blackmail, gang leader, manipulation, repressed sexuality, sexual repression ...
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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: realistic, serious, atmospheric, sincere, touching
Plot: gay teenager, gay love, gay, gay romance, teenage life, unlikely couple, closeted gay, teenage love, self discovery, social differences, fall in love, culture clash ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: spain
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Charlatan (2020)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: Czech Republic, Poland, Ireland, Slovakia
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, tense, suspenseful, suspense, psychological ...
Plot: gay, closeted homosexual, healer, closeted gay, gay lead character, arrested, diagnosis, gay sex, gay relationship, politics, czech village, traumatic experience ...
Time: 50s, year 1935, year 1942
Place: central europe, prague
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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, feel good, humorous, unusual plot structure, light ...
Plot: gay couple, gay, closeted gay, gay relationship, surrogate mother, painter, gay love, interracial relations, gay father, gay lead character, family relations, love and romance ...
Time: 21st century
Place: taiwan, india, bangkok thailand
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Taekwondo (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
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: humorous, disturbing, captivating, psychological, sincere ...
Audience: teens
Plot: male nudity, homoeroticism, gay, gay interest, gay relationship, closeted gay, lgbt, homosexuality, gay latino, friendship between men, friendship, male objectification ...
Time: contemporary
Place: buenos aires argentina, argentina
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Dream Boy (2008)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 88 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, serious, realistic, sentimental ...
Plot: gay, gay teenager, gays and lesbians, homosexual rape, gay rape, gay relationship, lgbt teen, teenage love, child abuse, small town, dysfunctional family, gay sex ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: louisiana, usa, southern usa
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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: sexy, touching, semi serious, humorous, realistic ...
Plot: coming out, gay relationship, gay, gays and lesbians, family relations, gay couple, closeted gay, love and romance, gender, save the day, gay lead character, pregnancy ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: italy, rome italy, spain, madrid
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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, gay love, lgbt, gay, homosexuality, gay slur, soccer, closeted gay, intimacy, naked man, love ...
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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: captivating, lgbt cinema
Plot: closeted gay, sexual tension, homosexuality, islam, coming out, love affair, heterosexuality, love story, relationships, erotic massage, gay muslim, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
Place: amsterdam, morocco, marseille, paris france, north africa
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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, sex comedy, sexy ...
Plot: gay, college, best friends, buddies, youth, university, self discovery, lust, couples, sexual relations, closeted gay, americana ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1982
Place: texas, austin texas
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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: serious, twists and turns, sentimental, realistic, sincere ...
Plot: gay, gay teenager, male prostitute, strong sexual content, forbidden love, social differences, love and romance, proposal, workplace situations, life is a bitch, gender, prostitute ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: korea, seoul, asia
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Moffie (2019)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: South Africa, UK
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Moffie (a derogatory Afrikaans term for a gay man) follows the story of Nicholas van der Swart: from a very young age, he realises he is different. Try as he may, he cannot live up to the macho image expected of him by his family, by his heritage. ...
Style: touching, unusual plot structure, psychological, sexy, contemplative ...
Plot: gay teenager, gay relationship, gay, lgbt, military, gay slur, military service, forbidden love, closeted gay, gay love, gay interest, racism ...
Time: 80s, year 1981
Place: south africa
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Dance of the 41 (2020)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: Mexico
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Mexico City, November 1901. The police raid a private home where a secret party is being held. Among those attending is the son-in-law of President Porfirio Díaz.
Style: suspense, tense, suspenseful, unusual plot structure
Plot: gay, lgbt, orgy, homosexuality, homosexual history, gay slur, gay lead character, closeted gay, jail, gay love, gays and lesbians, homosexual ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: mexico city, mexico
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The Informant (2020)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Czech Republic, Slovakia
TV show
Story: The first half of the fifties, Czechoslovakia, Prague. Stanislav Láník is a talented actor. However, his position affects the staff profile. The father died in the resistance, the mother was killed after a neighbor was accused of allegedly ...
Style: psychological, unusual plot structure, touching, tense, political thriller ...
Plot: communism, actor, double life, gay, co worker co worker relationship, spy, family relations, secret agents, aspiring actor, social climbing, ambitious man, brother sister relationship ...
Time: 50s
Place: central europe
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Dry Wind (2020)
Genre: Drama
Country: Brazil
Duration: 110 min.
Story: The area around Catalan in Brazil’s state of Goiás is dry, very dry. Sandro’s life here is somewhat monotonous. He works in a fertiliser factory, goes swimming and spends his evenings doing jigsaw puzzles of landscapes. When Maicon, a man ...
Style: lgbt cinema, psychological, sexy, unusual plot structure, sentimental ...
Plot: gay, gay interest, oral sex, male nudity, lgbt, nudity (full frontal - brief), closeted gay, erotica, sexuality, friends, romance, fall in love ...
Time: contemporary
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The Marriage (2017)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Kosovo, Albania
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Bekim and Anita are getting married, but Anita is unaware that Bekim is still in love with his best friend Nol.
Style: sexy, touching, romantic, melancholic, sentimental ...
Plot: gay, lgbt, marriage as hell, closeted gay, secret, gay slur, infidelity, gay lead character, love triangle, deception, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, cheating girlfriend ...
Time: 21st century
Place: kosovo
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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: funny, light, entertaining, feel good, humorous ...
Plot: wedding, vacation, virgin, drug dealer, closeted gay, teenage protagonist, fiance fiancee relationship, wedding ceremony, closeted homosexual, gay stereotype, breakup, hysterical woman ...
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: compassionate, disturbing, captivating, realistic, serious ...
Plot: female impersonator, prostitute, man dressed as woman, transvestite, humiliation, drunkenness, husband wife relationship, money, alcohol abuse, jewish, gay interest, family relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, prague, central europe
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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, funny, romantic ...
Plot: love and romance, tiger, couple relations, legal action, friends, fall in love, prosecutor, surrealism, absurdism, murder, courtroom, alternate reality ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, czech republic, slovakia
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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, captivating, disturbing, psychological, epic
Audience: kids
Plot: lgbt teen, gay teenager, lgbt, gay, first love, friendship, teenager, teenage boy, nature, unrequited love, coming of age, gay youth ...
Place: iceland
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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, psychological, serious, touching, realistic ...
Plot: teen suicide, gay teenager, friendship, loneliness, depression, father son relationship, bullying, loner, friendship between boys, gay slur, closeted gay, sociopathy ...
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Green Butterflies (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: Colombia
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Mateo is an intelligent boy who falls in love with Daniel, but when everyone reveals that relationship, Mateo is at a crossroads, and he will have to decide between fighting his adversities or giving up everything, even his life.
Style: serious, touching, sincere, disturbing, psychological ...
Plot: gay, gay slur, dysfunctional family, humiliation, friend, secret, abusive father, sexual tension, childhood trauma, father son relationship, suicide, closeted gay ...
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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, tense, touching ...
Plot: investigation, murder, crimes, uncover truth, serial killer, dishonesty, law enforcement, life is a bitch, false accusation, gay bashing, police investigation, husband wife relationship ...
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, terminal illness, homosexual, male homosexuality, life is a bitch, friendship, epidemic, protest, fear, prejudice ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1983, year 1982, year 1981 ...
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, yale university, washington d.c.
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Where Are You Going, Habibi? (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Germany
Duration: 79 min.
Story: Ibrahim falls in love with Alexander, a blond, blue eyed German criminal and show wrestler who is straight - an impossible friendship that surpasses the both of them.
Style: touching, sexy, humorous, lgbt cinema, unusual plot structure ...
Plot: gay, gay friend, friendship, lgbt, gay son, gay relationship, criminal, love, gay lead character, gay couple, gay interest, gay slur ...
Time: year 2014
Place: berlin germany
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North Sea Texas (2011)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Belgium
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Pim lives in a run-down house in a dead-end street somewhere on the Flanders coast, together with his mother Yvette Bulteel. Life here smells of cold French fries, cheap cigarettes, vermouth and stale beer. Mother Yvette uses her friend Etienne, ...
Style: sincere, touching, serious, sentimental, suspenseful ...
Plot: gay teenager, gay, coming of age, first gay sexual experience, lgbt, lgbt teen, gay lead character, lgbt child, teenage love, first love, gays and lesbians, love and romance ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: belgium, flanders, europe, france
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