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, sexy, captivating and serious films and TV shows about / with gay romance, gay, gay kiss, lgbt, male nudity, gay relationship, gay interest, love, gay sex and love and romance plots mostly in Drama, Romance and Comedy genres shot in USA, UK, France and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as gay romance: Brokeback Mountain (2005), Call Me by Your Name (2017), Holding the Man (2015), Shelter (2007), Mario (2018), Maurice (1987), Trick (1999), Yossi & Jagger (2002), No Night Is Too Long (2002), Before the Fall (2016).

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, sexy ...
Plot: gay, homosexuality, gay relationship, gays and lesbians, forbidden love, gay romance, homosexual, closeted homosexual, first gay sexual experience, male nudity, gay sex, gay slur ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, 80s, 70s, 20th century ...
Place: wyoming, usa, texas, new york, mexico
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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: gay cinema, touching, sincere, disturbing, homoerotic ...
Plot: gay, lgbt, gay teenager, gay relationship, first love, summer, teenage boy, gay love, homosexuality, homosexual, gay romance, love ...
Time: 80s, year 1983
Place: italy
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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, suspense, psychological, sincere, contemplative ...
Plot: gay romance, gay teenager, gay couple, gay relationship, gay, gay student, gay love, coming of age, father son relationship, hiv positive, gay son, gay bashing ...
Time: 21st century
Place: austria
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 7.6
 21K
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, gay romance, best friends, first gay sexual experience, grownups, homosexuality, gay teenager, teenage life ...
Time: contemporary, 70s
Place: california, southern california, san francisco, canada, new jersey
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 7.4
 3K
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: gay cinema, sentimental, lgbt cinema, touching, psychological ...
Plot: gay relationship, gay, gay romance, lgbt, gay athlete, gay sex, closeted homosexual, first love, male homosexuality, career, forbidden love, gay protagonist ...
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 7.7
 17K
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: gay cinema, realistic, serious, melancholic, scenic ...
Plot: gay, homosexuality, closeted homosexual, gay relationship, gay romance, first gay sexual experience, gay lead character, forbidden love, homosexual, lgbt, society, male nudity ...
Time: 1910s, victorian era, 19th century, 20th century, victorian ...
Place: england, europe, london, france, italy ...
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 7.2
 8K
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, witty, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick, teens
Plot: coming out, gay, gay romance, gays and lesbians, gay lead character, gay relationship, one-night stand, one night stand, fall in love, homosexuality, roommate, female impersonator ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, manhattan new york city, usa, manhattan, new york city, new jersey ...
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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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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 romance, obsession, betrayal, murder, gays and lesbians, gay sex, love affair, gay relationship, lgbt, passion, love and romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: alaska, england
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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: queer cinema, lgbt cinema, sexy, captivating, unusual plot structure ...
Plot: gay, gay romance, gay lead character, lgbt, gay love, gay interest, lawyer, lgbtq, countryside, alcohol abuse, talking about love, unfaithful husband ...
Time: 21st century
Place: virginia, usa, appalachia
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 7.4
 13K
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
Plot: gay, gay teenager, teenage love, friendship, gay love, teen angst, gay romance, fall in love, love and romance, teenage life, gay relationship, gays and lesbians ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: holland
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 6.6
 2K
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, atmospheric, emotional, touching, captivating ...
Plot: gay teenager, gay, gay couple, gay relationship, gay romance, gay student, gay sex, tragic event, love, character study, introspection, love and romance ...
Place: usa
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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: friendship, gay romance, closeted homosexual, gay, lovers reunited, coming out, infidelity, double life, friendship between men, gay relationship, love affair, self discovery ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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: bleak, enigmatic, tense
Plot: gay, gay love, gay relationship, gay romance, best friend, painter, pianist, gay protagonist, gay culture, homosexuality, gay friend, sin ...
Place: lebanon, beirut lebanon, manhattan new york city, new york
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Gewoon Vrienden (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: gay cinema, light, captivating, sincere, humorous ...
Plot: gay, gay relationship, gay lead character, gay romance, gay love, gay couple, homosexuality, gay brother, romance, cultural difference, gay sex, gay protagonist ...
Place: amsterdam
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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: captivating, realistic, sincere, touching, atmospheric ...
Plot: gay, gay lead character, gay relationship, gay love, gay romance, sex scene, lgbt, immigration, romance, gay sex, homosexuality, lake house ...
Place: finland
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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: gay cinema, captivating, romantic, psychological, disturbing ...
Plot: dancing, coming out, lgbt, first gay sexual experience, gay slur, gay romance, gay sex, love, friendship, gay, dancer, obsession ...
Time: contemporary
Place: georgia (former ussr), tbilisi, georgia
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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: gay cinema, realistic, captivating, melancholic, atmospheric ...
Plot: gay, gay lead character, homosexuality, coming out, gay slur, closeted homosexual, gay son, gay bashing, gay romance, lgbt, forbidden love, character study ...
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 7.1
 851
Ander (2009)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Spain
Duration: 128 min.
Story: A love story between a Basque farmer and a Peruvian immigrant.
Style: atmospheric, sincere, emotional, serious, realistic
Plot: gay, gay relationship, gay love, gay romance, immigrants, farmer, forbidden love, self discovery, love and romance, family relations, dull life, society ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, year 1999
Place: peru
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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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 5.9
 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, atmospheric ...
Plot: gay, gay teenager, gay romance, love, romance, couples, character study, camping, life philosophy, teenage boy, friendship, introspection ...
Place: brazil
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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, teenage love, lgbt, homosexuality, blindness, gays and lesbians, gay couple, coming out, friendship, blind character ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: brazil, sao paulo brazil
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Death in Venice (1971)
Genre: Drama
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, fall in love, gays and lesbians, unrequited love, beach, vacation, forbidden love, unfulfillment, resort, lifestyle, gender ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century, year 1912, 70s
Place: italy, venice, europe, tokyo
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Holding Trevor (2007)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Everybody's looking for something... Moving forward doesn't always mean leaving something behind.
Style: serious, realistic, touching, sincere, cult film
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: friendship, addiction, overdose, hiv, gay romance, opposites attract, lifestyle, introspection, destructive relationship, looking for love, drug abuse, couple relations ...
Time: contemporary
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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: touching, exciting, suspenseful, suspense, tense ...
Plot: gay lead character, downfall, portrait of an artist, gay romance, lgbt, love, writers, death, father son relationship, death of wife, irony, artist ...
Time: victorian england, 19th century
Place: paris france, naples italy, london
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The Broken Hearts Club: A Romantic Comedy (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A group of friends search for fun, love and ultimately themselves in West Hollywood. This movie is an entertaining, and sometimes cynical look into the lives of six gay men trying to come to terms with what being gay and single (or gay and ...
Style: humorous, sentimental, witty, semi serious, clever ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, teens, chick flick
Plot: gay, friendship, aids, gay slur, gay relationship, love and romance, looking for love, infidelity, group of friends, gay romance, hollywood, break up ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 2000s
Place: california, usa, idaho, los angeles, new jersey
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Permanent Residence (2009)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 115 min.
Story: The life story of a young man who has been pursuing an impossible love with his straight boyfriend and contemplating on the mortality of his loved ones.
Style: philosophical, psychological, romantic, touching, captivating
Plot: lgbt, gay lead character, passage of time, countdown, gay love, gay romance, romantic friendship, death, gay sex, unrequited love, brother brother relationship, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
Place: hong kong, china, australia, jerusalem, tel aviv israel
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Present Perfect: Thai Film (2017)
Genre: Romance
Country: Thailand, Japan
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Following a painful breakup, Toey decides to heal his broken heart in Higashikawa town where he meets Oat, who is on his bachelor finale trip. From stranger to friends, romance spark off between the two. Before returning to the "real" ...
Style: gay cinema, lgbt cinema, psychological, contemplative, sincere ...
Plot: gay, gay subtext, gay relationship, gay romance, coming of age, gay lead character, breakup, bisexuality, gay protagonist, gay asian, gay interest, love ...
Time: 21st century
Place: japan
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 7.6
 28K
Weekend (2011)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 97 min.
Story: After a drunken house party with his straight mates, Russell heads out to a gay club. Just before closing time he picks up Glen but what's expected to be just a one-night stand becomes something else, something special.
Style: sincere, touching, emotional, meditative, romantic ...
Plot: gay relationship, gay love, gay couple, gay club, gay, gays and lesbians, lgbt, lifestyle, weekend, one night stand, sexuality, encounter ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 70s
Place: england, europe, london, britain, canada
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 4.8
 223
Brakes (2016)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Brakes is an ensemble cast, improv-based dark comedy set in London. Divided into two parts, it tells the story of each couples relationship in reverse, starting with the break-ups.
Style: humorous, entertaining, feel good, light, unusual plot structure
Plot: couples, breakup, dysfunctional couple, multiple storylines, gay relationship, dysfunctional relationship, workplace romance, gay romance, interracial couple, homosexual, closeted homosexual, boyfriend girlfriend relationship ...
Time: 21st century
Place: london, britain, england
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