Gender movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant gender movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, touching, serious, emotional, sexual and sexy films and TV shows about / with gender, love and romance, gays and lesbians, kiss, friendship, couples, lesbian, runaway, gay and romance plots mostly in Drama, Romance and Comedy genres shot in USA, France, UK and other countries.
gender movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as gender: Tomboy (2011), Something Must Break (2014), Blue Is the Warmest Color (2013), Queer as Folk (2000), Albert Nobbs (2011), Orange Is the New Black (2013), XXY (2007), Room in Rome (2010), Free Fall (2013), Drifting Flowers (2008).

List of gender movies

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, touching, captivating, sincere, emotional ...
Plot: gender, friendship, transsexual, sexual identity, gender bending, youth, family relations, child protagonist, lesbian love, dishonesty, self discovery, society ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: france, europe, paris france
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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: emotional, realistic, touching, serious, bleak ...
Plot: gender, gays and lesbians, transsexual, gay, society, love affair, social misfits, love and romance, fall in love, strong sexual content, looking for love, couples ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: sweden, stockholm sweden
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Blue Is the Warmest Color (2013)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, Tunisia, Belgium, Spain
Duration: 180 min.
Story: Adèle's life is changed when she meets Emma, a young woman with blue hair, who will allow her to discover desire, to assert herself as a woman and as an adult. In front of others, Adele grows, seeks herself, loses herself, finds herself.
Style: sexual, atmospheric, touching, realistic, psychological ...
Plot: lesbian, lesbian relationship, strong sexual content, sexuality, lesbian love, lgbt, love affair, french, youth, lovers, crumbling relationship, gays and lesbians ...
Time: 21st century, 2010s, contemporary
Place: france, kindergarten, europe, california
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Queer as Folk (2000)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 47 min.
Story: Brash humor and genuine emotion make up this original series revolving around the lives, loves, ambitions, careers and friendships of a group of gay men and women living on Liberty Avenue in contemporary Pittsburgh, PA. The show offers an ...
Style: serious, emotional, touching, sexual, sincere ...
Plot: gays and lesbians, coming out, gay, lgbt, discrimination, gay relationship, gender, homosexuality, gay teenager, age difference, homosexual, thirtysomething life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: pittsburgh, usa, pennsylvania
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Albert Nobbs (2011)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, Ireland, France, USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Albert Nobbs struggles to survive in late 19th century Ireland, where women aren't encouraged to be independent. Posing as a man, so she can work as a butler in Dublin's most posh hotel, Albert meets a handsome painter and looks to escape ...
Style: sincere, stylized, emotional, touching, atmospheric ...
Plot: cross dressing, maid, gender, lesbian, gender bending, master and servant, hotel, hidden identity, butler, dishonesty, irish, hidden money ...
Time: 19th century, 1890s, victorian era, 1800s, 1930s
Place: ireland, europe, england
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Orange Is the New Black (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 59 min.
Story: A crime she committed in her youthful past sends Piper Chapman to a women's prison, where she trades her comfortable New York life for one of unexpected camaraderie and conflict in an eccentric group of fellow inmates.
Style: clever, realistic, humorous, cynical, witty ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: lesbian, lesbian relationship, prison life, lgbt, prison, life turned upside down, drugs/alcohol, women's prison, gender, abuse, women in prison, strong female character ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new york state, new york
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I Now Pronounce You Chuck & Larry (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Firefighters Chuck Ford and Larry Valentine are guy's guys, loyal to the core – which is why, when widower Larry asks Chuck to pose as his gay lover so that he can get domestic partner benefits for his kids, his buddy agrees. However, things ...
Style: humorous, feel good, not serious, funny, realistic ...
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: comedy of errors, friendship, gender, insurance, dishonesty, impossible love, cons and scams, fall in love, disorder, couples, buddies, hidden identity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: usa, canada, new york
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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: psychological, serious, sincere, touching, disturbing ...
Plot: transsexual, sexual exploration, sexual abuse, gender, gender bending, teenage life, youth, teenage love, life is a bitch, teenage boy, family in crisis, social relations ...
Time: contemporary
Place: uruguay, latin america, argentina, south america
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Room in Rome (2010)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Spain
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A hotel room in the center of Rome serves as the setting for two young and recently acquainted women to have a physical adventure that touches their very souls.
Style: sexual, serious, atmospheric, sexy, realistic ...
Plot: lesbian sex, sexual relations, lesbian, gays and lesbians, hotel, lesbianism, couples, fall in love, love and romance, lesbian love, gender, intimacy ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, renaissance
Place: italy, rome italy, europe
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Free Fall (2013)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Germany
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A promising career with the police, a baby on the way... Marc's life seems to be right on track. Then he meets fellow policeman Kay and during their regular jogs Marc experiences a never-before-felt sense of ease and effortlessness -- and what ...
Style: touching, atmospheric, emotional, sincere, disturbing ...
Plot: gay, gay relationship, gays and lesbians, coming out, gay love, homosexuality, forbidden love, lgbt, love affair, gay slur, fall in love, strong sexual content ...
Place: germany
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Drifting Flowers (2008)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Taiwan
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Three poetic tales of seeking the true identity. In the first story, Jing, a blind singer, falls in love with her band's tomboy accordionist Diego. In another time and place, Lily, an elderly lesbian and Yen, her gay friend, create an ...
Style: emotional, touching, sexual, serious, realistic
Plot: gender, identity, friends, feminism, music band, artists and showbiz, love and romance, youth, coming out, couples, romance, unfulfillment ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, germany, taiwan
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My Life in Pink (1997)
Genre: Drama
Country: Belgium, France, UK
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Ludovic is a small boy who cross-dresses and generally acts like a girl, talks of marrying his neighbor's son and can not understand why everyone is so surprised about it. His actions lead to problems for him and his family.
Style: touching, realistic, humorous, semi serious, offbeat ...
Audience: date night
Plot: cross dressing, gay, gender, coming of age, gender bending, introspection, understanding, youth, self discovery, suburbs, love and romance, gays and lesbians ...
Time: 90s
Place: belgium, france, europe
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I Am Not an Easy Man (2018)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 98 min.
Story: The chauvinist Damien wakes up in a world where women and men have their roles reversed in society, and everything is dominated by women.
Style: captivating, thought provoking, feel good, ironic, romantic
Audience: chick flick, girls' night
Plot: gender, gender roles, sexism, sorority, male female relationship, new life, social relations, sexist, female nudity, discrimination, female objectification, stereotype ...
Time: contemporary
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The Kids Are All Right (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Two women, Nic and Jules, brought a son and daughter into the world through artificial insemination. When one of their children reaches age, both kids go behind their mothers' backs to meet with the donor. Life becomes so much more interesting ...
Style: semi serious, touching, witty, realistic, sincere ...
Plot: lesbian, lesbian love, gender, artificial insemination, lesbian relationship, argument, control freak, parenthood, parents and children, gays and lesbians, sperm donor, teenage life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa, los angeles, buenos aires argentina, southern california
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Dating the Enemy (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Australia
Duration: 97 min.
Story: One messy science journalist (Tash) and a neat television host (Brett). Two very different people whose relationship is nose diving to get the opportunity to experience life in their partners shoes when they wake up one morning in each others ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, feel good, light, sincere ...
Audience: date night
Plot: body swapping, gender, journalist, disorder, battle of the sexes, wish come true, couple relations, couples, romance, introspection, love, anchor ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: australia, sydney australia
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White Chicks (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Two FBI agent brothers, Marcus and Kevin Copeland, accidentally foil a drug bust. As punishment, they are forced to escort a pair of socialites to the Hamptons, where they're going to be used as bait for a kidnapper. But when the girls realize ...
Style: humorous, funny, idiotic, satirical, witty ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: fish out of water, cross dressing, gender bending, special agents, working undercover, fbi, gender, undercover, crossdressing, disorder, crimes, drugs/alcohol ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: usa, new york
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Stage Beauty (2004)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, USA, Germany
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Humble Maria, who outfits top London theater star Ned Kynaston, takes none of the credit for the male actor's success at playing women. And because this is the 17th century, Maria, like other females, is prohibited from pursuing her dream of ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, baroque, stylized, witty ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: gender bending, gender, actor, mistress, actor's life, mistaken identity, cross dressing, overnight success, lifestyle, gay, life is a bitch, human nature ...
Time: 17th century, 19th century, 18th century
Place: london, europe, england, egypt
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She's the Man (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Romance, Sport
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Viola Johnson is in a real jam. Complications threaten her scheme to pose as her twin brother, Sebastian, and take his place at a new boarding school. She falls in love with her handsome roommate, Duke, who loves beautiful Olivia, who has fallen for ...
Style: feel good, humorous, romantic, funny, semi serious ...
Audience: teen comedy, teens, date night, chick flick
Plot: teenage love, cross dressing, teenager, high school life, tomboy, high school, hidden identity, sport, twins, roommate, romance, lookalikes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, 80s
Place: usa, campus, london, new jersey
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Carol (2015)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: In 1950s New York, a department-store clerk who dreams of a better life falls for an older, married woman.
Style: emotional, serious, realistic, enigmatic, gloomy ...
Plot: lesbian, lgbt, lesbian romance, forbidden love, lesbian relationship, age difference, lesbian love, impossible love, gays and lesbians, gender, road trip, lesbian kiss ...
Time: 50s, 1950s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
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The Sea Purple (2009)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance
Country: Italy
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Nothing - not her father, not the church - can stop unruly Angela from being with her childhood best friend turned great love, Sara. Based on a true story, Viola di Mare, presents a uniquely engaging portrait of family, community and gender roles in ...
Style: touching, serious, captivating, disturbing, sexual ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: coming out, lesbian relationship, lgbt, lesbian, forbidden love, lesbian romance, island, gays and lesbians, village life, gender, village, family relations ...
Time: 19th century, 1800s
Place: italy, sicily, mediterranean sea
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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, fall in love, gays and lesbians, unrequited love, beach, vacation, forbidden love, unfulfillment, boy, gender, lifestyle, resort ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century
Place: italy, venice, europe, tokyo
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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, rape, hidden identity, lesbian, tragic love, gender bending, sexuality, friendship, small town, gender, disguise, gay slur ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: nebraska, usa
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Lady Peacock (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Let the drag-off begin! When Conner first meets Devin, he feels an instant attraction to him. However, soon Conner's nemesis, the Puerto Rican drag queen Adora wants Devin all to herself. Conner soon realizes the only way to compete with a drag ...
Style: touching, sentimental, captivating, humorous, semi serious ...
Plot: gender, romance, contests and competitions, rivalry, lgbt, jealousy, performance, gay lead character, cross dressing, uninhibited rivalry, gays and lesbians, youth ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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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: touching, serious, sincere, captivating, rough ...
Plot: coming of age, teenage girl, gender, transsexual, family relations, parents and children, youth, disorder, family, mother daughter relationship, teenage life, love triangle ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: australia, antarctica
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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: emotional, sincere, touching, serious, realistic ...
Plot: transsexual, gay, gay couple, gender bending, gender, self discovery, love affair, lifestyle, best friends, youth, adolescence vs adulthood, secret ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: germany, europe
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Switch (1991)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Steve Brooks, a sexist womanizer, is killed by a group of his angry former lovers. In heaven, he makes a bargain with God for redemption and agrees to return to Earth. Once there, he must have a sincere relationship with a female and make her fall ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, satirical, inspirational, sexy ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: reincarnation, fish out of water, body swapping, murder, gender, womanizer, redemption, love and romance, battle of the sexes, partners, disorder, vengeance ...
Time: 80s
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Tipping the Velvet (2002)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 177 min.
Story: Set in the 1890s, Tipping the Velvet tells the lesbian love affair between male impersonator music hall star Kitty Butler and Nan Astley.
Style: touching, sexy, stylized, serious, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: lesbian, sexual relations, lesbian love, coming out, cross dressing, love and romance, lesbian romance, performer's life, fall in love, gays and lesbians, lesbian interest, sexuality ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, victorian england, 1890s, victorian era
Place: england, europe
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Made in Dagenham (2010)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama, History
Country: UK
Duration: 113 min.
Story: A dramatization of the 1968 strike at the Ford Dagenham car plant, where female workers walked out in protest against sexual discrimination.
Style: touching, realistic, uplifting, semi serious, factual ...
Plot: discrimination, working class, protest, injustice, gender, factory, workplace, fighting the system, idealism, revolution, against the odds, hopes ...
Time: 1960s, 60s, 20th century, year 1966, year 1970 ...
Place: england, europe, michigan, london
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Lilies (1996)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Romance
Country: Canada
Duration: 95 min.
Story: 1952: Bishop Bilodeau visits a québécois prison to hear the confession of a boyhood friend jailed for murder 40 years ago. The inmates force the prelate to watch a play depicting what really happened in 1912. We meet him as a young man, ...
Style: serious, emotional, captivating, enigmatic, realistic ...
Plot: homosexuality, bishop, prison, gender, vengeance, teachers and students, romance, haunted by the past, love triangle, tragedy, society, prisoner ...
Time: 1950s
Place: france
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Mona Lisa Smile (2003)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: The story of Katherine Ann Watson, a feminist teacher who studied at UCLA graduate school and in 1953 left her boyfriend behind in Los Angeles, California to teach at Wellesley College, a conservative women's private liberal arts college in ...
Style: sentimental, romantic, inspirational, sweet, touching ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: feminism, teachers and students, college, dedicated educator, gender, society, fighting the system, college life, life philosophy, friendship, friendship between women, stereotypes ...
Time: 1950s, 50s, 20th century
Place: massachusetts, usa, california, manhattan new york city, harvard university ...
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