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 humorous, realistic, semi serious, sexy, queer cinema and touching films and TV shows about / with gender bending, gender, transsexual, lgbt, gay, friendship, lgbtq, female nudity, cross dressing and romance 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: Zerophilia (2005), You're Beautiful (2009), Agnes and His Brothers (2004), Dr. Jekyll and Ms. Hyde (1995), A Soap (2006), Just One of the Girls (1993), The Skin I Live In (2011), Mr. Queen (2020), Stage Beauty (2004), Orlando (1992).

List of gender bending movies

 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: semi serious, humorous, realistic, melancholic, sincere ...
Plot: gender bending, gay, seduction, orgasm, gender, friendship, romance, love and romance, sexual identity, first time, youth, power relations ...
Time: contemporary
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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, friendship, friends, fall in love, love and romance, gender bending, rising to stardom, music band, hidden identity, romance, celebrity, celebrity culture ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: korea
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Agnes and His Brothers (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 115 min.
Story: No overview found.
Style: witty, touching, sincere, psychological, humorous ...
Plot: transsexual, gender bending, family relations, siblings relations, looking for love, family problems, family, romance, dishonesty, couple relations, human nature, relationships ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, germany
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Dr. Jekyll and Ms. Hyde (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: UK, 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, light, sexy, semi serious, unusual plot structure ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: gender bending, experiment gone awry, hidden identity, switching roles, transformation, male to female cross dressing, femme fatale, supernatural ability, disorder, fish out of water, manipulative behavior, female on male rape ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york
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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: sexy, semi serious, enigmatic, captivating, suspenseful ...
Plot: transsexual, gender bending, gender, sexual abuse, lgbt, friendship, fall in love, couples, love and romance, romance, lifestyle, gays and lesbians ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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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, teens, chick flick
Plot: teenage life, gender bending, fall in love, hidden identity, youth, switching roles, cross dressing, cheerleading, high school, friendship, college, family relations ...
Time: 90s
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The Skin I Live In (2011)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Spain, USA
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, disturbing, suspenseful, sexy, clever ...
Plot: kidnapping, revenge, twists and turns, obsession, rape, insanity, skin, betrayal, tragic love, sexual perversion, secrets, gender bending ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2006, year 2012
Place: spain, ancient greece, europe
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 8.7
 5K
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: touching, captivating, romantic, sweet, entertaining ...
Plot: time travel, joseon dynasty, husband wife relationship, gender bending, sent to the past, body swapping, king, queen, historical figure, chef, romance, romantic relationship ...
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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: stylized, sexy, humorous, semi serious, witty ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick, date night, teens
Plot: gender bending, mistaken identity, cross dressing, actor, gender, mistress, actor's life, overnight success, lifestyle, life is a bitch, human nature, artists and showbiz ...
Time: 17th century, 18th century, 19th century
Place: london, england, europe, egypt
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 7.1
 17K
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, surreal, art house, enigmatic, satirical ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: transsexual, gender bending, time travel, painting, looking for love, switching roles, immortality, surrealism, lgbt, adaptation, women, eternal youth ...
Time: 17th century, 18th century, victorian era, 16th century, 19th century ...
Place: england, ottoman empire, europe, russia, middle east ...
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 4.4
 282
Amanda (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A successful businessman meets the woman of his dreams, Amanda, only to discover she harbors a shocking little secret about her past.
Style: semi serious, humorous, captivating, light, realistic ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: gender bending, romance, haunted by the past, couple relations, looking for love, gender, breaking the fourth wall, friendship, inheritance, true love, lgbt, couples ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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 6.3
 161K
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, funny, humorous, sexy ...
Audience: teens, chick flick, girls' night, kids, date night
Plot: high school, romance, teenager, cross dressing, soccer, tomboy, sport, teenage love, roommate, hidden identity, teen romance, high school life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, 80s
Place: london, new jersey, 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: romantic, humorous, entertaining, funny, feel good ...
Audience: teens, chick flick, girls' night, date night, kids
Plot: body swapping, high school, teenager, switching roles, love and romance, fall in love, romance, teenage love, switching bodies, school, battle of the sexes, soul transference ...
Time: 80s, contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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The Assignment (2016)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: France, Canada, USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Ace assassin Frank Kitchen is double crossed by gangsters and falls into the hands of rogue surgeon known as The Doctor who turns him into a woman. The hitman, now a hitwoman, sets out for revenge, aided by a nurse named Johnnie who also has secrets.
Style: suspense, exciting, captivating, suspenseful, intense
Plot: gender bending, revenge, hitman, interrogation, massacre, confession, body swapping, femme fatale, crimes, vigilantism, gangsters, disguise ...
Time: 21st century
Place: las vegas, new york, oakland california
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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, compassionate, sincere ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: transvestism, gay, irish, gay slur, transsexual, gender bending, coming of age, lgbt, gender, ira, priest, self discovery ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 60s
Place: ireland, england, london, europe, big ben london
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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: road movie, feel good, humorous, entertaining, sweet ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: gay, transvestism, friendship, on the road, small town, gender bending, female impersonator, cross dressing, road trip, culture clash, lgbt, gay slur ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: nebraska, london, california, australia, usa ...
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 7.4
 42K
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: emotional, touching, road movie, humorous, sincere ...
Audience: teens
Plot: transsexual, gay, transsexuality, gender bending, female impersonator, psychiatrist, on the road, road trip, therapist, self discovery, hidden identity, lgbt ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, los angeles, california, new york
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 7.0
 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, erotic, sincere, sexy, art house ...
Audience: teens
Plot: transsexual, teenage life, sexual exploration, gender bending, sexual abuse, gay, gender, lgbt, transsexuality, lgbtq, teenage boy, gay sex ...
Time: contemporary
Place: latin america, argentina, south america, uruguay
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 6.5
 5K
Motocrossed (2001)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Family, Sport
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: semi serious, feel good, humorous, captivating, scenic ...
Audience: family outing, kids, teens
Plot: motocross, motorcycle race, gender bending, extreme sport, teenage life, disney, against the odds, ambition, family life, contests and competitions, rivalry, sport ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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 7.4
 21K
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 ...
Audience: teens
Plot: transsexual, gender, friendship, youth, childhood, child protagonist, tomboy, family relations, society, self discovery, sexual identity, coming of age ...
Time: contemporary, 2010s, 21st century
Place: france, paris france, europe
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 4.4
 612
The Sex Trip (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: After a shallow womanizer refuses a mysterious homeless woman's request for a kiss, he wakes up the next morning to discover he's been changed into a woman.
Style: sex comedy, ironic, light, entertaining, humorous ...
Audience: chick flick, boys' night
Plot: body swapping, switching bodies, gender bending, macho man, womanizer, absurdism, sexuality, male female relationship, understanding, sexual relations, battle of the sexes, satire ...
Time: contemporary
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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: sitcom, buddy comedy, not serious, humorous, realistic ...
Audience: kids, chick flick, date night, girls' night
Plot: cross dressing, gender bending, hotel, physical appearance, friendship, workplace romance, showbiz, couples, love and romance, buddies, performer's life, battle of the sexes ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 80s
Place: usa, new york
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 7.1
 20K
Kinky Boots (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Charles Price may have grown up with his father in the family shoe business in Northampton, in central England, but he never thought that he would take his father's place. Yet, the untimely death of his father places him in that position, only ...
Style: touching, humorous, feel good, sexy, inspirational ...
Audience: chick flick, date night, girls' night
Plot: transvestism, cabaret, fashion, small town, family business, gay, fashion show, working class, gay slur, gender bending, shoemaker, unlikely partners ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: milan italy, london, england, europe
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 6.3
 59K
Freaky (2020)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A mystical, ancient dagger causes a notorious serial killer to magically switch bodies with a 17-year-old girl.
Style: slasher, entertaining, not serious, humorous, suspense ...
Audience: teens, teen drama
Plot: serial killer, body swapping, dark humor, gender bending, violence, killings, switching roles, body transformation, friendship between teens, race against time, insanity, maniac ...
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The Iron Ladies (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Sport
Country: Thailand
Duration: 104 min.
Story: The two main characters, Mon and Jung, play two gay transvestites, who had been constantly overlooked by volleyball coaches because of their appearance. However, when a local team changes coaches, the new coach holds tryouts for a new team. When Mon ...
Style: touching, feel good, humorous, light, inspirational ...
Audience: teens, chick flick
Plot: transvestite, gay, transsexual, underdog, volleyball, transvestism, gender bending, sport, coming out, against the odds, lgbt, youth ...
Time: 90s
Place: thailand, california, asia, bangkok thailand, london
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Soldier's Girl (2003)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 112 min.
Story: The true story of Soldier’s Girl, which takes place in Fort Campbell, KY, tells the heart-wrenching story of the life and tragic death of soldier Barry Winchell. His love for Calpernia Addams, a beautiful transgendered nightclub performer was ...
Style: sincere, realistic, emotional, erotic, feminist film ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night
Plot: transsexual, gay, gays and lesbians, gender bending, murder, gay soldier, lgbt, gay bashing, love and romance, gender, rules and policies, tragic event ...
Time: contemporary
Place: kansas, kentucky, nashville tennessee, missouri, tennessee ...
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Just One of the Guys (1985)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: When Terry Griffith loses her high school's writing competition, she's convinced that it's because she's a girl. So Terry decides to change high schools and pose as a boy to prove her point. Her brother, Buddy, helps her pass as ...
Style: entertaining, feel good, humorous, not serious, sexy ...
Audience: teens, chick flick, girls' night, family outing, date night
Plot: cross dressing, high school, teenager, adolescence, gender bending, cheerleading, prom, gender disguise, hidden identity, switching roles, coming of age, sexism ...
Time: 80s
Place: california, new jersey, phoenix arizona, tucson arizona, arizona
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 5.8
 10K
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, sexy, satirical, semi serious, funny ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, date night
Plot: body swapping, afterlife, womanizer, blonde, fish out of water, murder, transsexual, reincarnation, gender, vengeance, gender bending, divine intervention ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york
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 6.4
 163
Baby Jane? (2010)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: "Drag' reboot of What Ever Happened to Baby Jane? Baby Jane and Blanche are sisters with a history, Baby Jane in Vaudeville and Blanche in Hollywood pictures.
Style: parody, psychological, semi serious, realistic, humorous ...
Plot: gender bending, drag, actor's life, artists and showbiz, family relations, haunted by the past, mental illness, rivalry, aging, siblings relations, female impersonator, woman played by man
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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 5.2
 203
Cleo/Leo (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Leo Blockman (Scott Baker), an egocentric, sexist businessman who thinks he's God's gift to women, gets a taste of his own medicine when he tries picking up the wrong woman: a murderous psycho who shoots him. Leo falls off a bridge and ...
Style: sex comedy, surprise ending
Plot: switching bodies, gender bending, body swapping, exploitation, transsexual, office, female nudity, murder, sex scene, reincarnation, sexist, retribution ...
Place: new york
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