Gay movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant gay movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, melancholic, talky, touching, humorous and sexual films and TV shows about / with gay, runaway, mentor, homosexuality, gays and lesbians, gender, dialogue, relationships, pornography and life philosophy plots mostly in Drama, Romance and Comedy genres shot in USA, UK, Germany and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as gay: The Next Best Thing (2000), Grace and Frankie (2015), Just Before I Go (2014), The Way He Looks (2014), The Normal Heart (2014), Shelter (2007), Stranger by the Lake (2013), G.B.F. (2013), Trick (1999), Summer Storm (2004).
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Grace and Frankie
Comedy
USA
30 min.
 8.3
The Way He Looks
Drama, Romance
Brazil
96 min.
 8.0
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Love, Simon
Comedy, Drama, Romance
USA
110 min.
 7.7
Mario
Drama, Romance, Sport
Switzerland
124 min.
 7.6

List of gay movies

The Next Best Thing
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A comedy-drama about best friends - one a straight woman, Abbie, the other a gay man, Robert - who decide to have a child together. Five years later, Abbie falls in love with a straight man and wants to move away with her and Robert's little ...
Style: sentimental, touching, humorous, light, semi serious ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: gay, friendship, custody battle, pregnancy, stereotypes, couple relations, aids, divorce, casual sex, romance, dysfunctional family, family life ...
Time: 90s
Place: los angeles, usa, new jersey, santa monica california
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I Now Pronounce You Chuck & Larry
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, not serious, funny, feel good, realistic ...
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: comedy of errors, dishonesty, friendship, firemen, gay, buddies, hidden identity, couples, disorder, romance, goofy hero, impossible love ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: usa, new york
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Grace and Frankie
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Elegant, proper Grace and freewheeling, eccentric Frankie are a pair of frenemies whose lives are turned upside down - and permanently intertwined - when their husbands leave them for each other. Together, they must face starting over in their 70s ...
Style: humorous, realistic, light, touching, not serious
Audience: chick flick
Plot: sitcom, friendship, life turned upside down, couple relations, gender, rivalry, gay, elderly, foe turned friend, odd couple, family problems, dating ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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Just Before I Go
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Ted Morgan has been treading water for most of his life. After his wife leaves him, Ted realizes he has nothing left to live for. Summoning the courage for one last act, Ted decides to go home and face the people he feels are responsible for ...
Style: touching, emotional, semi serious, realistic, sentimental ...
Plot: life philosophy, depression, midlife crisis, loneliness, suicide attempt, dysfunctional family, haunted by the past, relationships, small town, destiny, siblings relations, guilt ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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The Way He Looks
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, realistic, serious, sentimental, melancholic ...
Plot: coming of age, friendship, gay, blindness, romance, homosexuality, bullying, school, adolescence, disability, teenage love, coming-of-age ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: brazil, sao paulo brazil
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The Normal Heart
Genre: 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, realistic, talky, serious ...
Plot: gay, aids, homosexuality, friendship, terminal illness, prejudice, male nudity, sexuality, politics, hospital, courage, gays and lesbians ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, year 1983, year 1982, year 1981
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, yale university, washington d.c.
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 7.8
 19K
Shelter
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: realistic, touching, sincere, semi serious, romantic ...
Plot: gay, coming of age, romance, surfing, artist, dysfunctional family, homosexuality, coming out, lesbian, college, art, love story ...
Time: contemporary
Place: california, san francisco, canada, new jersey, southern california
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Stranger by the Lake
Genre: Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Summertime. A cruising spot for men, tucked away on the shores of a lake. Franck falls in love with Michel, an attractive, potent and lethally dangerous man. Franck knows this, but wants to live out his passion anyway.
Style: suspenseful, tense, erotic, serious, sexual ...
Plot: gay, loneliness, male nudity, murder, crime, homosexuality, love, obsession, danger, police investigation, gays and lesbians, serial killer ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france
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 6.0
 10K
G.B.F.
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: The bitter fight for supremacy between the three most popular girls at North Gateway High takes an unexpected turn when their classmate, Tanner, is outed and becomes the school’s first openly gay student. The trio races to bag the big trend in ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, biting, realistic, art house ...
Audience: teens
Plot: high school, gay, friendship, coming out, friends, gays and lesbians, stereotypes, homosexuality, unlikely friendships, foul language, relationships, lesbian ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s
Place: usa, new jersey
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 7.2
 8K
Trick
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: witty, semi serious, feel good, romantic, sweet ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: gay, romance, friendship, aids, fall in love, sex, drinking, relationships, stereotypes, happy ending, urban, homosexuality ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa, new jersey, manhattan new york city
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 7.4
 12K
Summer Storm
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance, Sport
Country: Germany
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Tobi and Achim, the pride of the local crew club, have been the best of friends for years and are convinced that nothing will ever stand in the way of their friendship. They look forward to the upcoming summer camp and the crew competition. Then the ...
Style: realistic, touching, sexual, emotional, semi serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: coming of age, friendship, gay, romance, german, homosexuality, self discovery, coming out, drinking, prejudice, summer camp, male nudity ...
Time: contemporary
Place: germany, europe, bavaria, berlin germany
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 7.6
 151K
Milk
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 128 min.
Story: The story of California's first openly gay elected official, Harvey Milk, who became an outspoken agent for change, seeking equal rights and opportunities for all. His great love for the city and its people brought him backing from young and ...
Style: touching, realistic, sincere, serious, dramatic ...
Plot: politics, gay, homosexuality, murder, mentor, idealism, courage, prejudice, assassination, gays and lesbians, drinking, friendship ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, year 1976, year 1973, year 1972 ...
Place: san francisco, california, usa, minnesota, phoenix arizona ...
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Maybe... Maybe Not
Genre: Comedy
Country: Germany
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Der Bewegte Mann is a German comedy about a heterosexual man, Axel, who is thrown out of his girlfriends home for cheating and ends up moving in with a gay man. Axel learns the advantages of living with gay men even though they are attracted to him ...
Style: humorous, sexual, semi serious, realistic, funny ...
Audience: date night
Plot: gay, farce, friendship, infidelity, male nudity, gays and lesbians, german, homosexuality, romance, crumbling marriage, culture clash, workplace ...
Time: 90s
Place: germany, tokyo, england
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Touch of Pink
Genre: Drama, Comedy, Romance
Country: Canada, UK
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A gay Canadian living in London has his perfectly crafted life upset when his devoutly Muslim mother comes to visit.
Style: semi serious, feel good, realistic, humorous, touching ...
Audience: date night
Plot: gay, culture clash, coming out, gays and lesbians, romance, parents and children, death, homosexuality, gender, life philosophy, stereotypes, love and romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: london, europe, kenya, england, canada ...
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Beautiful Thing
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A pair of teenage boys growing up in a working-class neighbourhood of Thamesmead, in south-east London, become aware of their homosexuality. While both were vaguely aware they might be gay, neither had ever acted on their impulses. Once they decide ...
Style: touching, realistic, semi serious, sincere, romantic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: coming of age, gay, homosexuality, friendship, self discovery, sexuality, coming out, working class, male nudity, dysfunctional family, love story, relationships ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: england, london, europe
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 4.9
 29K
Boat Trip
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Two straight men mistakenly end up on a "gays only" cruise.
Style: humorous, not serious, sexual, realistic, funny ...
Audience: teens
Plot: gay, farce, homosexuality, comedy of errors, nothing goes right, drugs/alcohol, ship, stereotypes, strong sexual content, ocean or sea, fall in love, dumb ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: cuba, sweden
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 7.7
 200K
Philadelphia
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 125 min.
Story: No one would take his case until one man was willing to take on the system. Two competing lawyers join forces to sue a prestigious law firm for AIDS discrimination. As their unlikely friendship develops their courage overcomes the prejudice and ...
Style: touching, emotional, realistic, serious, dramatic ...
Plot: aids, lawyer, gay, courtroom, courtroom drama, prejudice, court, dedicated lawyer, hospital, homosexuality, rock, lawsuit ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: philadelphia, usa, pennsylvania
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Prick Up Your Ears
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Stephen Frears directs this biographical drama focusing on controversial British playwright Joe Orton, revealed in flashback after his murder by lover Kenneth Halliwell. Born in 1933 in Leicester, in the English Midlands, John 'Joe' Orton ...
Style: witty, serious, clever, realistic, gloomy ...
Plot: gay, murder, death, obsession, male nudity, prodigy, mental illness, relationships, life & death, homosexuality, character study, writer's life ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s, year 1964, year 1967 ...
Place: england, europe, london, australia, morocco ...
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Angels in America
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA, Italy
Duration: 352 min.
Story: Playwright Tony Kushner adapts his political epic about the AIDS crisis during the mid-eighties, around a group of separate but connected individuals.
Style: talky, emotional, touching, clever, surreal ...
Plot: aids, gay, politics, loneliness, homosexuality, jewish, sexuality, death, gays and lesbians, religion, male nudity, terminal illness ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 1990s, year 1985
Place: new york, usa
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 7.7
 13K
Maurice
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: touching, serious, clever, realistic, romantic ...
Plot: gay, coming of age, romance, british, homosexuality, male nudity, period piece, friendship, drinking, love story, love, literature ...
Time: 19th century, 1910s, victorian, 20th century, 1900s ...
Place: england, europe, campus, london, greece ...
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Law of Desire
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Thriller
Country: Spain
Duration: 102 min.
Story: When porn director Pablo reluctantly breaks up with his boyfriend, Juan, he encourages him to stay in touch. Juan moves away to live in a lighthouse and eventually writes his ex, but in the interim Pablo has taken up a psychotic new lover, Antonio ...
Style: surreal, humorous, semi serious, dark humor, sexual ...
Plot: gay, obsession, murder, male nudity, movie business, love, sex, pornography, parents and children, homosexuality, relationships, loneliness ...
Time: 80s
Place: spain, europe, madrid, morocco
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A Home at the End of the World
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Three friends form a bond over the year, Johnathan is gay, Clare is straight and Bobby is neither, instead he loves the people he loves. As their lives go on there is tension and tears which culminate in a strong yet fragile friendship between the ...
Style: touching, sexual, serious, realistic, sincere ...
Plot: gay, aids, friendship, loneliness, male nudity, rock, fall in love, homosexuality, relationships, love, suburbs, romance ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 80s, 1960s, year 1967
Place: new york, ohio, usa, san francisco, empire state building manhattan new york city ...
Is relevant ?
 8.0
 30K
C.R.A.Z.Y.
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 127 min.
Story: A story of two love affairs. A father's love for his five sons. And one son's love for his father, a love so strong it compels him to live a lie. That son is Zac Beaulieu, born on the 25th of December 1960, different from all his brothers, ...
Style: touching, realistic, humorous, semi serious, melancholic ...
Plot: coming of age, gay, childhood, sexuality, father son relationship, dysfunctional family, storytelling, redemption, catholicism, homosexuality, family drama, coming-of-age ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 70s, 1960s
Place: canada, quebec, holy land, israel, jerusalem ...
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A Man of No Importance
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Ireland, UK
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Alfie Byrne is a middle-aged bus conductor in Dublin in 1963. He would appear to live a life of quiet desperation: he's gay, but firmly closeted, and his sister is always trying to find him "the right girl". His passion is Oscar ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, witty, cerebral, talky ...
Plot: gay, working class, homosexuality, small town, family life, bus, gays and lesbians, poetry, loneliness, single parent, church, mentor ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, year 1963
Place: ireland, europe, england
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Fox and His Friends
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: West Germany
Duration: 123 min.
Story: Fox, a former circus performer, wins the lottery of DM 500,000 and can now have the life and things that he has always wanted. While he wants to climb up the social ladder, it isn't without turmoil, and being torn between his old working class ...
Style: bleak, sexual, serious, melancholic, realistic ...
Plot: gay, homosexuality, betrayal, working class, money, lottery, greed, friends, friendship, drinking, male nudity, rich and poor ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: africa, morocco, tokyo, germany, munich germany
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The Opposite of Sex
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A 16-year-old girl visits her gay half-brother and ends up seducing his boyfriend, thus wreaking havoc on all of their lives.
Style: clever, dark humor, witty, talky, sexual ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: gay, pregnancy, manipulation, dysfunctional family, runaway, coming of age, suburbs, sex, depression, relationships, sarcasm, gays and lesbians ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: louisiana, california, indiana, canada, cross country
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Before Night Falls
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 133 min.
Story: Spanning several decades, this powerful biopic offers a glimpse into the life of famed Cuban poet and novelist Reinaldo Arenas, an artist who was vilified for his homosexuality in Fidel Castro's Cuba.
Style: atmospheric, bleak, serious, touching, melancholic ...
Plot: writer's life, gay, homosexuality, artist, aids, revolution, idealism, childhood, male nudity, freedom, poetry, gays and lesbians ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 70s, 80s, year 1964 ...
Place: cuba, latin america, new york, havana cuba, caribbean
Is relevant ?
 6.6
 12K
Total Eclipse
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, France, Belgium
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Young, wild poet Arthur Rimbaud and his mentor Paul Verlaine engage in a fierce, forbidden romance while feeling the effects of a hellish artistic lifestyle.
Style: sexual, psychological, serious, realistic, intellectual ...
Plot: gay, mentor, romance, infidelity, poetry, homosexuality, obsession, rebellion, violence, male nudity, artist, art ...
Time: 19th century, 1870s
Place: europe, france, holland, london, brussels belgium ...
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 6.4
 16K
Cruising
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: West Germany, USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A serial killer brutally slays and dismembers several gay men in New York's S/M and leather districts. The young police officer Steve Burns is sent undercover onto the streets as decoy for the murderer. Working almost completely isolated from ...
Style: sexual, disturbing, suspenseful, psychological, serious ...
Plot: serial killer, gay, murder, investigation, police investigation, crime, homosexuality, undercover cop, violence, brutality, male nudity, bdsm ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: new york, usa, san francisco
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The Broken Hearts Club: A Romantic Comedy
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: witty, clever, semi serious, realistic, talky ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: gay, friendship, aids, lesbian, loneliness, gays and lesbians, drugs/alcohol, drinking, homosexuality, coming of age, stereotypes, relationships ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: california, usa, new jersey, idaho
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