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, semi serious, melancholic and touching films and TV shows about / with gender bending, gender, cross dressing, transsexual, love and romance, friendship, storytelling, mentor, pornography and disorder plots mostly in Comedy, Drama and Romance genres shot in USA, UK, France and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as gender bending: You Are Beautiful (2009), Just One of the Girls (1993), Victor Victoria (1982), Transamerica (2005), A Soap (2006), Breakfast on Pluto (2005), The Skin I Live In (2011), Dr Jekyll & Sister Hyde (1971), Ouran High School Host Club (2006), Stage Beauty (2004).

List of gender bending movies

You Are Beautiful (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music, Romance
Country: South Korea
Duration: 60 min.
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: fall in love, gender bending, love and romance, cross dressing, music band, friendship, friends, rising to stardom, disorder, celebrity culture, 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, sentimental ...
Audience: date night
Plot: gender bending, teenage life, college, fall in love, high school, switching roles, hidden identity, friendship, teenage love, teachers and students, high school life, family relations ...
Time: 90s
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Victor Victoria (1982)
Genre: Comedy, Music, Musical, 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: girls' night, date night
Plot: gender bending, cross dressing, cabaret, nightclub, transvestite, sexual perversion, music, jazz, romance, lifestyle, gender, performer's life ...
Time: 1930s, 30s, 20th century, year 1934
Place: paris france, france, europe, chicago illinois
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 7.4
 40K
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, psychiatrist, family relations, road trip, on the road, self discovery, transsexuality, female impersonator ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, los angeles, united states, california, new york
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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, gay slur, friendship, small town, on the road, culture clash, gender, cross country, showbiz ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: nebraska, usa, new york, california, london ...
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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, enigmatic, rough, suspenseful, captivating ...
Plot: transsexual, gender bending, sexual abuse, fall in love, friendship, couples, love and romance, romance, gays and lesbians, society, lifestyle, gender ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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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, irish, dysfunctional family, self discovery, gay, small town life, hopes, family disapproval, gay slur, social relations, gays and lesbians ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 60s
Place: ireland, england, europe, london, big ben london
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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, melancholic ...
Plot: twists & turns, mad scientist, gender bending, isolation, rape, sexual perversion, physical appearance, obsession, insanity, vengeance, plastic surgery, betrayal ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2006, year 2012
Place: spain, europe
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Dr Jekyll & Sister Hyde (1971)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: UK
Duration: 97 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: scary, serious, suspenseful, psychological, atmospheric ...
Plot: gender bending, murder, mad scientist, good versus evil, serial killer, prostitute, femme fatale, split personality, experiment gone awry, jekyll and hyde, evil woman, slasher ...
Time: victorian, 70s
Place: london, europe, england
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Ouran High School Host Club (2006)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
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, touching, humorous, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: cross dressing, rich and poor, teenage life, society, gender bending, high school, high school hunk, flirting, female protagonist, romance, debt, high school life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan, asia
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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, gender, cross dressing, actor, mistress, actor's life, mistaken identity, overnight success, lifestyle, life is a bitch, human nature, downfall ...
Time: 17th century, 19th century, 18th century
Place: london, europe, england, egypt
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 7.4
 18K
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, sincere, touching, emotional ...
Plot: transsexual, sexual identity, gender, friendship, gender bending, family relations, child protagonist, youth, self discovery, society, dishonesty, cross dressing ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: europe, france, paris france
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 7.1
 13K
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, gender bending, sexual abuse, gender, teenage life, teenage love, life is a bitch, youth, teenage boy, couples, social relations ...
Time: contemporary
Place: uruguay, argentina, latin america, south america
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 6.3
 144K
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: teen comedy, teens, date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: teenager, cross dressing, teenage love, teen romance, high school life, high school, tomboy, roommate, twins, hidden identity, lookalikes, disorder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, 80s
Place: usa, london, new jersey
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 5.6
 128K
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, funny, satirical, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, date night, girls' night
Plot: cross dressing, fish out of water, special agents, gender bending, working undercover, fbi, crossdressing, gender, undercover, crimes, disorder, kidnapping ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: new york, usa
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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, feel good, romantic, entertaining, sweet ...
Audience: teens, teen comedy, date night, girls' night, chick flick ...
Plot: body swapping, switching roles, love and romance, battle of the sexes, teenager, teenage love, high school, gender bending, school, soul transference, popularity, parents and children ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s
Place: usa
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 5.5
 89K
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, teenage life, prom, gender bending, switching roles, cheerleading, cross dressing, high school, high school life, love and romance, rivalry, friends ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s, 1st century b.c., 80s
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Dr. Jekyll and Ms. Hyde (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: UK, USA, Canada
Duration: 100 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, mad scientist, switching roles, disorder, supernatural ability, hidden identity, fish out of water, transformation, double life, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york
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 6.6
 4K
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: motorcycle race, motocross, gender bending, extreme sport, teenage life, twins, against the odds, ambition, family life, contests and competitions, rivalry, sport ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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 7.2
 14K
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: immortality, gender bending, looking for love, switching roles, transsexual, painting, politics, nobility, surrealism, eternal youth, sexuality, poet ...
Time: 17th century, 18th century, 19th century, 20th century, victorian ...
Place: england, europe, ottoman empire, middle east, russia ...
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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, family drama, sexuality, lgbt, 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: 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: sincere, emotional, touching, serious, realistic ...
Plot: transsexual, gay couple, gay, gender bending, gender, self discovery, lifestyle, love affair, best friends, youth, adolescence vs adulthood, secret ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: germany, europe
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 6.7
 23K
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: stylized, sincere, touching, emotional, atmospheric ...
Plot: cross dressing, maid, gender, master and servant, lesbian, hotel, hidden identity, gender bending, society, butler, woman dressed as man, gender disguise ...
Time: 19th century, 1890s, victorian era, 1800s, 1930s
Place: ireland, europe, england
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 7.5
 91K
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 ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: transsexual, lesbian, rape, gender, hidden identity, tragic love, lesbianism, gender bending, sexuality, friendship, small town, gay slur ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: nebraska, usa
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Hedwig and the Angry Inch (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Hansel Schmidt, is a young East German boy, born and raised during the Cold War in communist East Berlin. In his 20s, he meets Luther Robinson, an older American soldier, who falls in love with Hansel and the two decide to marry, which will allow ...
Style: cult film, emotional, semi serious, sentimental, lyrical ...
Plot: transsexual, transvestism, singer, musician, gender bending, betrayal, gays and lesbians, musician's life, artist, self discovery, gender, lifestyle ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: germany, kansas, europe, usa, east germany ...
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The Adventures of Priscilla, Queen of the Desert (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: Australia
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Two drag-queens and a transsexual contract to perform a drag show at a resort in Alice Springs, a resort town in the remote Australian desert. They head west from Sydney aboard their lavender bus, Priscilla. En route, it is discovered that the woman ...
Style: feel good, humorous, captivating, road movie, melancholic ...
Plot: transsexual, transvestism, gay, gay slur, desert, gender bending, bus, cross dressing, on the road, australian outback, gays and lesbians, buddies ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: australia, south australia
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20 Centimeters (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Musical
Country: Spain, France
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Colloquially-told story of a few days in the life of Marieta, who's saving money for the last operation in her change from man to woman. She works as a prostitute in Madrid and longs for a legitimate job. Whenever she builds up her savings, her ...
Style: feel good, humorous, realistic, semi serious, sexy ...
Plot: transsexual, male prostitute, prostitute, gender bending, dream, transvestism, lifestyle, transsexuality, friends, fall in love, sexual relations, gender ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: spain, europe, madrid
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 4.3
 143
Butch Jamie (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: The film follows the story of Jamie, a struggling butch lesbian actress who gets cast as a man in a film. The main plot is a romantic comedy between Jamie's male alter-ego, "Male Jamie," and Jill, a heterosexual woman on set. The ...
Style: humorous, captivating, light, feel good, offbeat ...
Plot: gender bending, hollywood, romance, showbiz, actor's life, switching roles, couples, gender, lesbian relationship, lifestyle, gays and lesbians, love and romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, usa, los angeles
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Agnes and His Brothers (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 115 min.
Story: No overview found.
Style: touching, witty, sincere, psychological, humorous ...
Plot: transsexual, gender bending, family relations, looking for love, siblings relations, family problems, human nature, couple relations, romance, dishonesty, family, sexual obsession ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: germany, europe
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Bosom Buddies (1980)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
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, humorous, not serious, realistic, witty ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: cross dressing, gender bending, advertising agency, hotel, workplace romance, showbiz, friendship, physical appearance, mistaken identity, lifestyle, performer's life, love and romance ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 80s
Place: usa, new york
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