Gay romance movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant gay romance movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out touching, realistic, sincere, captivating, sexy and gay cinema films and TV shows about / with gay romance, gay, lgbt, gay kiss, male nudity, love, gay relationship, gay interest, gay lead character and love and romance plots mostly in Drama, Romance and Comedy genres shot in USA, France, UK and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as gay romance: Brokeback Mountain (2005), Holding the Man (2015), Call Me by Your Name (2017), Boys (2014), Mario (2018), Shelter (2007), Maurice (1987), Yossi & Jagger (2002), The Happy Prince (2018), Trick (1999).

List of gay romance movies

Brokeback Mountain (2005)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 134 min.
Story: Two modern-day cowboys meet on a shepherding job in the summer of '63, the two share a raw and powerful summer together that turns into a lifelong relationship conflicting with the lives they are supposed to live.
Style: emotional, melancholic, touching, sincere, atmospheric ...
Plot: gay, gay relationship, homosexuality, closeted homosexual, homosexual, first gay sexual experience, gay romance, forbidden love, gays and lesbians, male nudity, gay slur, gay sex ...
Time: 60s, 80s, 70s, 20th century, year 1963
Place: wyoming, usa, texas, new york, mexico
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Holding the Man (2015)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: Australia
Duration: 127 min.
Story: In the 1970s, a young Australian boy, Timothy, finds himself confused. He falls for the captain of the football team. What follows shows all aspects of a relationship, regardless of gender or sexual preference. Conflict, temptation, and a huge ...
Style: touching, psychological, suspense, sincere, unusual plot structure ...
Plot: gay romance, gay teenager, gay relationship, gay couple, gay, gay student, gay bashing, lgbt, gay love, gay son, hiv positive, coming of age ...
Time: 21st century, 70s
Place: austria, australia
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Call Me by Your Name (2017)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Italy, France, USA, Brazil
Duration: 132 min.
Story: Elio Perlman is spending the summer with his family at their vacation home in Lombardy, Italy. When his father hires a handsome doctoral student, the curious 17-year-old finds himself developing a growing attraction to the young man.
Style: sincere, touching, homoerotic, disturbing, lgbt cinema ...
Plot: gay, summer, lgbt, gay relationship, gay teenager, gay love, first love, sexual tension, teenage boy, homosexuality, homosexual, love ...
Time: 80s, year 1983
Place: italy
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 7.4
 14K
Boys (2014)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 78 min.
Story: BOYS tells the story of Sieger, a sporty, rather quiet 15-year-old boy who discovers love during the summer holidays. Sieger is training in the new athletics team for the national relay championships and meets the intriguing and unpredictable Marc. ...
Style: touching, realistic, sentimental, serious, disturbing ...
Plot: gay, gay teenager, teenage love, gay love, friendship, gay romance, gay relationship, gay athlete, gays and lesbians, friends, fall in love, teen angst ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: holland
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 7.4
 4K
Mario (2018)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Sport
Country: Switzerland
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Two young gay soccer players get caught up between the politics of the game and the politics of love. In Swiss German.
Style: sentimental, lgbt cinema, touching, captivating, psychological ...
Plot: gay, gay relationship, gay romance, gay sex, male homosexuality, lgbt, gay athlete, first love, closeted homosexual, gay interest, career, forbidden love ...
Place: central europe
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 7.7
 22K
Shelter (2007)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Forced to give up his dreams of art school, Zach works dead-end jobs to support his sister and her son. Questioning his life, he paints, surfs and hangs out with his best friend, Gabe. When Gabe's older brother returns home for the summer, Zach ...
Style: touching, sincere, romantic, sweet, emotional ...
Audience: teens
Plot: gay, gay relationship, coming out, gays and lesbians, homosexual, first gay sexual experience, gay sex, homosexuality, gay romance, best friends, grownups, gay teenager ...
Time: contemporary, 70s
Place: california, southern california, san francisco, canada, new jersey
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 7.7
 19K
Maurice (1987)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 140 min.
Story: In 1909, Maurice Hall (James Wilby) enters Cambridge, where he befriends wealthy Clive Durham (Hugh Grant). Clive confesses he is sexually attracted to Maurice, who realizes he is a homosexual when he begins to return Clive's feelings. The two ...
Style: serious, realistic, melancholic, scenic, touching ...
Plot: gay, homosexuality, gay relationship, gay lead character, homosexual, gay romance, closeted homosexual, lgbt, male nudity, first gay sexual experience, forbidden love, gays and lesbians ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century, victorian era, 19th century, 90s ...
Place: england, europe, london, greece, italy ...
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Yossi & Jagger (2002)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: Israel
Duration: 65 min.
Story: A sociological study of two men in the Israeli army who are lovers. The others in the unit react to their situation, suspecting, but not always understanding. One will leave the military soon, a few months away, as a snowy and desolete outpost is ...
Style: emotional, realistic, sincere, compassionate, serious ...
Plot: gay, gay soldier, gay lead character, gay romance, gay relationship, homosexuality, military, romance, friendship, unlikely couple, love affair, military life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 70s
Place: israel, middle east
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The Happy Prince (2018)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: UK, Belgium, Italy, Germany
Duration: 105 min.
Story: THE HAPPY PRINCE tells the story of the last days of Oscar Wilde. This great man of letters, once one of the most famous authors in England, is now a superstar on the skids. As Oscar lies on his death bed, the past comes flooding back to him, ...
Style: suspenseful, touching, melancholic, sad, depressing ...
Plot: gay romance, gay, gay erotica, gay lead character, victorian england, downfall, gay relationship, older man younger man relationship, lgbt, gay slur, gay couple, gay friend ...
Time: 19th century
Place: paris france, naples italy, london
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 7.2
 9K
Trick (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: The misadventures of two young gay men, trying to find a place to be alone, one night in Manhattan. Gabriel, an aspiring writer of Broadway musicals, meets Mark, a muscled stripper, who picks him up on the subway. They spend the night trying to find ...
Style: feel good, humorous, sexy, witty, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick, teens
Plot: gay, coming out, gay romance, gay relationship, gays and lesbians, gay lead character, one night stand, fall in love, homosexuality, female impersonator, roommate, romance ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, manhattan new york city, usa, new jersey, california
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Hidden Kisses (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Nathan, 16, lives alone with his father Stephane. A newcomer in high school, he is invited to a party and falls in love with Louis, a boy in his class. They find themselves out of sight and kiss each other, but someone takes a picture of them. Soon, ...
Style: captivating, lgbt cinema, realistic, melancholic, atmospheric ...
Plot: gay, gay lead character, homosexuality, coming out, closeted homosexual, gay bashing, lgbt, gay slur, gay love, gay romance, gay son, depression ...
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The Last Straight Man (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Lewis is a closeted gay man throwing a bachelor party for his straight best friend and secret crush, Cooper. After a night of drunken sex together, the two men decide to meet in the same hotel suite on the same night each year to hook up and catch ...
Style: touching, semi serious, humorous, realistic, sex comedy ...
Plot: gay romance, closeted homosexual, friendship, gay, lovers reunited, coming out, infidelity, double life, friendship between men, gay relationship, love affair, self discovery ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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 6.5
 6K
Those People (2015)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: On Manhattan's gilded Upper East Side, a young gay painter is torn between an obsession with his infamous best friend and a promising new romance with an older foreign pianist.
Style: tense, bleak, suspense, enigmatic, disturbing ...
Plot: gay, gay love, gay relationship, gay romance, friendship, homosexuality, best friend, gay friend, painter, gay lead character, pianist, gay culture ...
Place: manhattan new york city, lebanon, beirut lebanon, new york
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No Night Is Too Long (2002)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: UK, Canada
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Young Tim Cornish's life has begun with great promise. Blessed with extraordinary good looks, Tim enjoyed much attention and cared little of broken hearts. At University he was a favored student in a prestigious creative writing course, but a ...
Style: realistic, serious, sexual, captivating, suspense ...
Plot: gay, gay sex, gay romance, obsession, betrayal, murder, gays and lesbians, lgbt, gay relationship, love affair, passion, love and romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: alaska, england
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A Moment in the Reeds (2017)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, Finland
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Having moved to Paris for university, Leevi returns to his native Finland for the summer to help his estranged father renovate the family lake house so it can be sold. Tareq, a recent asylum seeker from Syria, has been hired to help with the work, ...
Style: sincere, touching, atmospheric, realistic, captivating ...
Plot: gay, gay love, gay relationship, lgbt, gay lead character, gay romance, immigration, sex scene, gay sex, homosexuality, syrian refugee, love ...
Place: finland
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 6.6
 3K
Akron (2015)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Benny, a college freshman at the University of Akron, Ohio meets and falls for fellow freshman Christopher at a football game. With the support of their families and friends they embark on a new relationship. But a tragic event in the past involving ...
Style: talky, touching, atmospheric, emotional, captivating ...
Plot: gay teenager, gay, gay couple, gay relationship, gay romance, gay student, gay sex, tragic event, character study, love, introspection, love and romance ...
Place: usa, florida
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 7.2
 4K
Just Friends (2018)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Romantic comedy about two young men, their relationship and their relationship with their mothers.
Style: light, captivating, humorous, sincere, homoerotic ...
Plot: gay, gay relationship, gay lead character, male homosexuality, gay romance, gay love, gay couple, gay sex, gay brother, homosexuality, romance, gay son ...
Place: amsterdam
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And Then We Danced (2019)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Sweden, Georgia, France
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Merab has been training since a young age at the National Georgian Ensemble with his dance partner Mary. His world is suddenly turned upside down when the charismatic and carefree Irakli arrives and becomes both his strongest rival and desire. In ...
Style: disturbing, romantic, captivating, psychological, gay cinema ...
Plot: dancing, gay, dancer, gay slur, lgbt, love, gay romance, first gay sexual experience, coming out, gay lead character, gay sex, flirting ...
Time: contemporary
Place: georgia (former ussr), asia, eastern europe, caucasus, europe ...
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 6.9
 3K
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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Before the Fall (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: It's a classic case of opposite attraction: Handsome Ben Bennet (Ethan Sharrett) is a gay, affluent, stylish attorney at the top of the genteel social set in southern Virginia, while Lee Darcy (Chase Conner) is a rough-hewn welder with a secret ...
Style: lgbt cinema, sexy, captivating, humorous, unusual plot structure ...
Plot: gay, gay lead character, lgbt, gay romance, gay love, lawyer, gay interest, court case, self loathing, gay slur, jealousy, unrequited love ...
Time: 21st century
Place: virginia, usa, appalachia
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The Strong Ones (2019)
Genre: Drama
Country: Chile
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Lucas travels to visit his sister to a remote town in southern Chile. In front of the ocean and the fog, he meets Antonio, a boatswain in a local fishing boat. When an intense romance grows between them, their strength, their independence and their ...
Style: lgbt cinema, psychological, sexy, touching, gay cinema
Plot: gay romance, gay, gay interest, male nudity, gay lead character, forbidden love, fisherman, couples, love, romance, love and romance, friends ...
Time: 21st century
Place: chile
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 5.9
 2K
Seashore (2015)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Brazil
Duration: 83 min.
Story: A lonely beach on the southernmost coast of Brazil is the scene for two friends, on the brink of adulthood, to explore their understanding of themselves and one another. Martin (Mateus Almada) has been sent by his father to retrieve what appears to ...
Style: emotional, realistic, touching, talky, captivating ...
Plot: gay teenager, gay, gay romance, love, homosexuality, romance, friendship, gay sex, secret love, couples, character study, camping ...
Place: brazil
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TharnType: The Series (2019)
Genre: Romance
Country: Thailand
Duration: 52 min.
TV show
Story: Type is a dark, tall and handsome freshmen. Although he’s a warm boy, he is homophobic because he was molested by a man as a child. His life turns up side down when the new year of college brings along a very interesting person in his life, a gay ...
Style: yaoi, captivating, sexy, romantic
Plot: first gay sexual experience, gay, school, romance, friendship, gay relationship, life, lgbt, gay love, life changing experience, love story, gay romance ...
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The Way He Looks (2014)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Brazil
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Leonardo is a blind teenager dealing with an overprotective mother while trying to live a more independent life. To the disappointment of his best friend, Giovana, he plans to go on an exchange program abroad. When Gabriel, a new student in town, ...
Style: touching, serious, sentimental, sweet, romantic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: gay, gay teenager, coming of age, homosexuality, blindness, teenage love, gay couple, lgbt, first gay sexual experience, coming out, gays and lesbians, gay love ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: brazil, sao paulo brazil
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 7.1
 927
Ander (2009)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Spain
Duration: 128 min.
Story: A love story between a Basque farmer and a Peruvian immigrant.
Style: serious, atmospheric, sincere, emotional, realistic
Plot: gay love, gay relationship, gay, gay romance, immigrants, farmer, forbidden love, self discovery, dull life, society, parents and children, family relations ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, year 1999
Place: peru
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Life: Love on the Line (2020)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 29 min.
TV show
Story: The serious Ito and the child-like Nishi meet by chance during a single player game of "White Line Game" on the way home from school. Falling in-love, Ito gets frustrated over the fact that they only get to rendezvous on the white line and ...
Style: melancholic, touching, captivating, realistic, romantic ...
Plot: gay romance, first love, childhood friend, gay, gay lead character, personal growth, romantic friendship, couple relations, love and romance, love affair, life philosophy, introspection ...
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 6.6
 725
Minyan (2020)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: In rapidly changing New York of the 1980s, a Russian Jewish teenager wrestles with his identity, faith, and sexuality, all of which seem irreconcilable until he befriends two closeted men in his grandfather's senior housing complex.
Style: sincere, touching, disturbing, gay cinema
Plot: gay sex, judaism, gay love, gay romance, gay interest, jewish, love, gay relationship, gay, gay couple, homosexual, lgbt ...
Time: 80s
Place: brooklyn new york city
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Your Name Engraved Herein (2020)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Taiwan
Duration: 118 min.
Story: In 1987, as martial law ends in Taiwan, Jia-han and Birdy fall in love amid family pressure, homophobia and social stigma.
Style: sincere, romantic, captivating, realistic, disturbing ...
Plot: gay, gay love, love, gay teenager, first love, gay relationship, gay interest, lgbt, gay romance, gay son, social problems, gay couple ...
Time: year 1987, 2020s
Place: asia, ontario canada, taipei
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Death in Venice (1971)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 130 min.
Story: Composer Gustav von Aschenbach, travels to Venice for health reasons. There, he becomes obsessed with the stunning beauty of an adolescent Polish boy named Tadzio who is staying with his family at the same Grand Hôtel des Bains on the Lido as ...
Style: psychological, serious, sentimental, melancholic, scenic ...
Plot: obsession, pedophilia, boy, fall in love, unrequited love, male objectification, love and romance, resort, gays and lesbians, vacation, forbidden love, art ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century, year 1912, 70s
Place: italy, venice, europe, tokyo
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Dashing in December (2020)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: When Wyatt returns home for the holidays to try to convince his mom to sell their family ranch, an unexpected romance with handsome ranch hand Heath may throw off his plans.
Style: sexy, tense, touching, psychological, sincere ...
Plot: gay, gay lead character, christmas, gay romance, lgbt, gay relationship, gay couple, ranch, happy ending, opposites attract, fall in love, christmas season ...
Time: 21st century
Place: manhattan new york city, colorado
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