Gender bending movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant gender bending movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, humorous, sexy, touching, semi serious and clever films and TV shows about / with gender bending, gender, cross dressing, love and romance, friendship, transsexual, mentor, disorder, pornography and runaway plots mostly in Comedy, Drama and Romance genres shot in USA, UK, Canada and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as gender bending: You're Beautiful (2009), Just One of the Girls (1993), The Skin I Live In (2011), It's a Boy Girl Thing (2006), Transamerica (2005), Dr. Jekyll and Ms. Hyde (1995), Breakfast on Pluto (2005), Dr Jekyll & Sister Hyde (1971), A Soap (2006), She's the Man (2006).

List of gender bending movies

You're Beautiful (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music, Romance
Country: South Korea
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: You're Beautiful is a 2009 South Korean romantic comedy television drama series, starring Park Shin-hye, Jang Keun-suk, Lee Hong-ki of F.T. Island and Jung Yong-hwa of CN Blue. It is about a fictional boy band A.N.Jell and the relationship ...
Style: sentimental, humorous, semi serious, realistic
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: cross dressing, fall in love, gender bending, love and romance, music band, friendship, friends, rising to stardom, hidden identity, singing, romance, artists and showbiz ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: korea
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Just One of the Girls (1993)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Chris has to change school to attend a music program, but a bully named Kurt is going to make his life impossible so he decided to dress as a girl to avoid this. Taking advantage of his condition he became (girl-)friend with Marie, and fell in love ...
Style: realistic, humorous, semi serious, entertaining, teen sex comedy ...
Audience: date night
Plot: gender bending, switching roles, teenage life, fall in love, college, high school, hidden identity, friendship, teenage love, teachers and students, high school life, family relations ...
Time: 90s
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The Skin I Live In (2011)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: Spain
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A brilliant plastic surgeon creates a synthetic skin that withstands any kind of damage. His guinea pig: a mysterious and volatile woman who holds the key to his obsession.
Style: psychological, suspenseful, twists and turns, disturbing, thought provoking ...
Plot: gender bending, insanity, obsession, rape, sexual perversion, twists & turns, physical appearance, mad scientist, plastic surgery, skin, betrayal, vengeance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2006, year 2012
Place: spain, europe
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It's a Boy Girl Thing (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA, UK, Canada
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A visit to a natural history museum proves catastrophic for two high school rivals, an overachiever and a jock, when an ancient Aztec statue casts a spell that causes them to switch bodies and see exactly what it's like to walk in the ...
Style: humorous, romantic, feel good, entertaining, sweet ...
Audience: teen comedy, teens, date night, girls' night, chick flick ...
Plot: body swapping, switching roles, battle of the sexes, teenage love, teenager, gender bending, love and romance, high school, school, soul transference, romance, popularity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 80s
Place: usa
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 7.4
 41K
Transamerica (2005)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Bree is about to get a sex change operation that will finally allow her to actually be what she’s already been in her mind for a long time: a transitioned woman. Yet before this happens she suddenly runs into her son who ends up coming for the ...
Style: touching, emotional, sincere, humorous, road movie ...
Plot: transsexual, gender bending, hidden identity, therapist, cocaine, female impersonator, transsexuality, psychiatrist, family relations, road trip, on the road, self discovery ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, los angeles, united states, california, new york
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Dr. Jekyll and Ms. Hyde (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: UK, USA, Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: In New York in 1995 Dr. Richard Jacks is a creator of perfumes. Thus he spends his days inventing new colorful and well smelling potions and certainly caring for his girlfriend Sarah Carver. But when he discovers that his greatgrandfather, called ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, light, sexy, offbeat ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: gender bending, split personality, experiment gone awry, hidden identity, switching roles, male to female cross dressing, femme fatale, supernatural ability, disorder, fish out of water, transformation, mad scientist ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york
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Breakfast on Pluto (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Ireland, UK
Duration: 128 min.
Story: In the 1970s, a foundling lad, Patrick "Kitten" Braden, comes of age by leaving his Irish town for London, in part to look for his mother and in part because his trans-gender nature is beyond the town's understanding.
Style: surreal, touching, sentimental, sincere, serious ...
Plot: transvestism, gender bending, gay, gay slur, irish, dysfunctional family, self discovery, small town life, hopes, family disapproval, cross dressing, social relations ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 60s
Place: ireland, england, europe, london, big ben london
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Dr Jekyll & Sister Hyde (1971)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: UK
Duration: 94 min.
Story: In foggy London Dr Jekyll experiments on newly deceased women determined to discover an elixir for immortal life. Success enables his spectacular transformation into the beautiful but psychotic Sister Hyde who stalks the dark alleys of Whitechapel ...
Style: suspenseful, psychological, atmospheric, serious, slasher ...
Plot: gender bending, murder, mad scientist, prostitute, femme fatale, serial killer, good versus evil, split personality, experiment gone awry, jekyll and hyde, evil woman, deadly ...
Time: victorian era, victorian, 70s, 19th century
Place: london, europe, england
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 6.5
 2K
A Soap (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Denmark, Sweden
Duration: 104 min.
Story: 32-year-old Charlotte could have it all, but she doesn´t want any of it. When she moves away from her boyfriend, she happens to become the upstairs neighbour of the transsexual Veronica. Veronica prefers to keep to herself with her little dog and a ...
Style: semi serious, rough, captivating, suspenseful, enigmatic ...
Plot: transsexual, gender bending, sexual abuse, friendship, fall in love, couples, love and romance, romance, gender, society, gays and lesbians, lifestyle ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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To Wong Foo Thanks for Everything, Julie Newmar (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Three New York drag queens on their way to Hollywood for a beauty pageant get stranded in a small Midwestern town for the entire weekend when their car breaks down. While waiting for parts for their Cadillac convertible, the flamboyant trio shows ...
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, road movie, entertaining ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: transvestism, cross dressing, gender bending, gay, friendship, gay slur, small town, on the road, culture clash, gender, showbiz, cross country ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: nebraska, usa, new york, california, london ...
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 6.3
 151K
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, romantic, humorous, funny, realistic ...
Audience: teens, teen comedy, date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: cross dressing, teenager, teenage love, tomboy, high school, high school life, romance, sport, teen romance, girl dressed as boy, hidden identity, soccer ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, 80s
Place: usa, london, new jersey
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Victor Victoria (1982)
Genre: Comedy, Music, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 134 min.
Story: A struggling female soprano finds work playing a male female impersonator, but it complicates her personal life.
Style: sexy, witty, clever, humorous, stylized ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: gender bending, cross dressing, music, cabaret, nightclub, jazz, woman dressed as man, romance, transvestite, gay, overnight success, chorus girl ...
Time: 1930s, 30s, 20th century, year 1934
Place: paris france, france, europe, chicago illinois
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 7.2
 15K
Orlando (1992)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: UK, Russia, Italy, France, Netherlands
Duration: 94 min.
Story: In 1600, nobleman Orlando inherits his parents' house, thanks to Queen Elizabeth I, who commands the young man to never change. After a disastrous affair with Russian princess Sasha, Orlando looks for solace in the arts before being appointed ...
Style: stylized, enigmatic, atmospheric, clever, witty ...
Plot: gender bending, painting, immortality, transsexual, looking for love, switching roles, politics, nobility, surrealism, eternal youth, sexuality, poet ...
Time: 17th century, 18th century, victorian, victorian era, 20th century ...
Place: england, europe, ottoman empire, middle east, russia ...
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 7.4
 19K
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, captivating, touching, sincere, emotional ...
Plot: transsexual, gender, child protagonist, sexual identity, friendship, gender bending, family relations, youth, lgbt child, cross dressing, self discovery, society ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: europe, france, paris france
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Agnes and His Brothers (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 115 min.
Story: No overview found.
Style: humorous, sincere, psychological, witty, touching ...
Plot: transsexual, gender bending, family relations, looking for love, siblings relations, family problems, couple relations, family, dishonesty, romance, human nature, relationships ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, germany
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 7.1
 10K
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, sexy ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, teens
Plot: gender bending, cross dressing, gender, actor, mistress, actor's life, mistaken identity, overnight success, lifestyle, life is a bitch, human nature, artists and showbiz ...
Time: 17th century, 18th century, 19th century
Place: london, europe, england, egypt
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 7.4
 101K
Tootsie (1982)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: When struggling, out of work actor Michael Dorsey secretly adopts a female alter ego -- Dorothy Michaels -- in order to land a part in a daytime drama, he unwittingly becomes a feminist icon and ends up in a romantic pickle.
Style: witty, humorous, feel good, touching, light ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: cross dressing, gender bending, actress, love, love triangle, actor, romance, love and romance, double life, theatrical agent, impersonation, roommate ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1982
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, california
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 8.8
 3K
Mr. Queen (2020)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
Country: South Korea
Duration: 70 min.
TV show
Story: In the present day, Jang Bong Hwan works as a chef at the President's Blue House. She has a free spirit, but her spirit somehow finds its way into the body of Queen Kim So Yong in the Joseon period. King Cheol Jong has secrets. He seems like a ...
Style: entertaining, touching, sweet, romantic, captivating
Plot: joseon dynasty, gender bending, body swapping, queen, time travel, royal palace, royal family, love, king, husband wife relationship, intrigue, time traveler ...
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 6.1
 2K
Zerophilia (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: In this provocative teen comedy, Luke, a young man insecure about his masculinity discovers he's a Zerophiliac, with the ability to change sex at will. Join Luke as he journeys into the extraordinary world of Zerophilia where so many crazy ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, melancholic, sincere
Plot: gender bending, orgasm, friendship, gender, seduction, bound and gagged, romance, love and romance, youth, power relations, couples, sexual relations ...
Time: contemporary
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Ouran High School Host Club (2006)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: Ouran High School Host Club is a manga series by Bisco Hatori, serialized in Hakusensha's LaLa magazine between the September 2002 and November 2010 issues. The series follows Haruhi Fujioka, a scholarship student at Ouran High School, and the ...
Style: romantic, feel good, humorous, touching, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: cross dressing, rich and poor, society, teenage life, debt, high school, youth, gender bending, high school hunk, flirting, romance, female protagonist ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan, asia
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The Crying Game (1992)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: UK, Japan, USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Irish Republican Army member Fergus (Stephen Rea) forms an unexpected bond with Jody (Forest Whitaker), a kidnapped British soldier in his custody, despite the warnings of fellow IRA members Jude (Miranda Richardson) and Maguire (Adrian Dunbar). ...
Style: suspenseful, tense, psychological, captivating, touching ...
Plot: tragic love, terrorism, gender bending, friendship, haunted by the past, hostage, sexuality, fall in love, irish, soldier, redemption, convict ...
Time: 90s
Place: london, ireland, northern ireland, england, europe
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 5.5
 92K
The Hot Chick (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Not only is Jessica Spencer the most popular girl in school -- she is also the meanest. But things change for the attractive teen when a freak accident involving a cursed pair of earrings and a chance encounter at a gas station causes her to switch ...
Style: funny, not serious, humorous, witty, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: body swapping, prom, cross dressing, teenage life, cheerleading, switching roles, high school, love and romance, gender bending, rivalry, friends, gender ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s, 1st century b.c., 80s
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Bosom Buddies (1980)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Bosom Buddies is an American sitcom starring Tom Hanks and Peter Scolari created by Robert L. Boyett, Thomas L. Miller and Chris Thompson. It ran from 1980 to 1982 on ABC and in reruns in the summer of 1984 on NBC. The show features the ...
Style: buddy comedy, not serious, humorous, witty, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: cross dressing, gender bending, hotel, workplace romance, showbiz, friendship, physical appearance, hidden identity, battle of the sexes, actor's life, love and romance, workplace ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 80s
Place: usa, new york
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 6.6
 5K
Motocrossed (2001)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Motocrossed! is a 2001 Disney Channel Original Movie (based on the Shakespeare play Twelfth Night), about a girl named Andrea Carson who loves motocross, despite the fact that her father finds her unsuited for the sport, being that she is "just ...
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, captivating, realistic
Audience: family outing
Plot: motocross, motorcycle race, gender bending, extreme sport, teenage life, against the odds, ambition, family life, contests and competitions, rivalry, sport, underdog ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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 7.1
 14K
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, touching, disturbing, sincere, serious ...
Plot: transsexual, sexual exploration, gender bending, gender, sexual abuse, teenage life, teenage love, underage sex, youth, life is a bitch, teenage boy, small town life ...
Time: contemporary
Place: uruguay, argentina, latin america, south america
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 7.2
 3K
Normal (2003)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A Midwestern husband and father announces his plan to have a sex change operation.
Style: realistic, serious, emotional, psychological, sincere ...
Plot: transsexual, gender bending, gender, parents and children, family problems, society, unfulfillment, lgbt, family drama, sexuality, depression, small town ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, illinois, new jersey
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 7.0
 3K
Romeos (2011)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Germany
Duration: 94 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: sincere, emotional, touching, serious, realistic ...
Plot: transsexual, gay couple, gay, gender bending, gender, lgbt, self discovery, lifestyle, love affair, best friends, youth, adolescence vs adulthood ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: germany, europe
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 5.6
 136K
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, idiotic, satirical, parody, ridiculous ...
Audience: teens, date night, girls' night
Plot: cross dressing, fish out of water, working undercover, special agents, crossdressing, gender bending, undercover, fbi, gender disguise, crimes, disorder, goofy hero ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: usa, new york
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 7.5
 95K
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: bleak, thought provoking, disturbing, touching, captivating ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: transsexual, gender, rape, lesbian, hidden identity, tragic love, gay slur, gender bending, sexuality, friendship, small town, disguise ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: nebraska, usa
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Nuns on the Run (1990)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: UK
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Brian and Charlie work for a gangster. When the boss learns they want to "leave" he sets them up to be killed, after they help rob the local Triads of their drug dealing profits. B&C decide to steal the money for themselves, but ...
Style: feel good, funny, humorous, entertaining, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night, teens
Plot: cross dressing, on the run, fish out of water, misfit, nun, chase, gender bending, farce, convent, priest, hidden identity, partners ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: london, england, europe
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