Girl dressed as boy movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant girl dressed as boy movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, touching, humorous, semi serious, captivating and sexy films and TV shows about / with girl dressed as boy, family relations, gender disguise, friendship, cross dressing, teenage girl, gender, father daughter relationship, coming of age and runaway plots mostly in Drama, Comedy and Family genres shot in USA, France, UK and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as girl dressed as boy: The Breadwinner (2017), Paper Moon (1973), She's the Man (2006), Moonlight Drawn by Clouds (2016), Before Snowfall (2013), AJ and the Queen (2020), Tomboy (2011), Enola Holmes (2020), The Virgin Psychics (2015), The Great Queen Seondeok (2009).

List of girl dressed as boy movies

The Breadwinner (2017)
Genre: Animation, Drama, Family, War
Country: Ireland, Canada, Luxembourg, USA, Japan, UK, France
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A headstrong young girl in Afghanistan, ruled by the Taliban, disguises herself as a boy in order to provide for her family.
Style: sad, rough, heartbreaking, sincere, suspense
Plot: girl dressed as boy, arranged marriage, disguise, father daughter relationship, taliban, imprisonment, poverty, mother daughter relationship, sexism, prison, female protagonist, father ...
Place: afghanistan
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 8.1
 42K
Paper Moon (1973)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: During the Great Depression, a con man finds himself saddled with a young girl who may or may not be his daughter, and the two forge an unlikely partnership.
Style: sentimental, road movie, touching, humorous, talky ...
Plot: mischievous children, friendship, funeral, girl dressed as boy, on the road, orphan, great depression, family relations, partners in crime, odd couple, father daughter relationship, con artists ...
Time: 20th century, 1930s, 30s, 70s
Place: missouri, kansas, usa
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 6.3
 146K
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: teenager, cross dressing, teenage love, high school, high school life, romance, teen romance, tomboy, roommate, hidden identity, sport, lookalikes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, 80s
Place: usa, london, new jersey
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Qissa: The Tale of a Lonely Ghost (2013)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror
Country: Germany, India, Netherlands, France
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Set in post-colonial India, Qissa tells the story of Umber Singh, a Sikh who is forced to flee his village due to ethnic cleansing at the time of partition in 1947. Umber decides to fight fate and builds a new home for his family. When Umber marries ...
Style: touching, atmospheric, captivating, serious
Plot: family relations, human nature, society, hidden identity, dishonesty, parents and children, family life, obsession, gender bending, favoritism among siblings, denial, gender disguise ...
Time: 1940s, 50s, 40s, 20th century, year 1947
Place: asia, india
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Moonlight Drawn by Clouds (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: South Korea
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Hong Ra On, disguises herself as a man and counsels men on dating. Due to a love letter she wrote for a client, she meets Lee Young - future Crown Prince Hyomyeong. Hong Ra On is unaware that he is the Crown Prince and Lee Young is unaware that Hong ...
Style: captivating, humorous, light, touching
Plot: gender disguise, joseon dynasty, falling in love, romance, coming of age, cross dressing, fall in love, forbidden love, crown prince, friendship, eunuch, palace ...
Place: korea
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Before Snowfall (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: Norway, Germany, Iraq
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Before Snowfall starts with a dramatic escape: Eighteen year-old Nermin runs away from her wedding in a village in Iraqi Kurdistan. Being the elder of the family, her younger brother Siyar becomes responsible for finding her and restoring the family ...
Style: road movie, realistic, serious, sincere, touching ...
Plot: chase, young heroes, on the run, survival, on the road, family life, family relations, wedding, village, reluctant hero, unlikely hero, friendship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: iraq, europe, norway, turkey, greece ...
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AJ and the Queen (2020)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 52 min.
TV show
Story: While traveling across the country in a run-down RV, drag queen Ruby Red discovers an unlikely sidekick in AJ: a tough-talking 10-year-old stowaway.
Style: funny, road movie, sincere, sentimental, touching
Plot: female impersonator, lgbt, road trip, street kid, adult child friendship, show, man dressed as woman, deception, dream, nightclub, girl dressed as boy, adventure ...
Place: usa
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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 Mickaƫl.
Style: serious, captivating, touching, sincere, emotional ...
Plot: transsexual, child protagonist, sexual identity, gender, friendship, gender bending, family relations, youth, self discovery, dishonesty, society, cross dressing ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: europe, france, paris france
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 6.6
 127K
Enola Holmes (2020)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 123 min.
Story: While searching for her missing mother, intrepid teen Enola Holmes uses her sleuthing skills to outsmart big brother Sherlock and help a runaway lord.
Style: funny, romantic, mysterious, feminist film, exciting
Plot: female detective, sherlock holmes, amateur detective, private detective, feminism, brother sister relationship, breaking the fourth wall, teenage love, female protagonist, child prodigy, runaway teen, mystery ...
Time: victorian era, victorian england
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The Virgin Psychics (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 114 min.
Story: A high-school student Yoshiro has never got a spotlight in his life and spends his days aimlessly. What only shines in his life is a girl Sae at his school. Even if being completely disregarded by her, he still dreams of becoming her true love in ...
Style: erotic, light, humorous, sexy, psychotronic
Audience: teens
Plot: high school, telekinesis, lgbt, clairvoyant, seduction, friendship, friend, erotic fantasy, infatuation, father daughter relationship, student, pervert ...
Time: contemporary
Place: japan
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The Great Queen Seondeok (2009)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Romance
Country: South Korea
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Queen Seondeok is a 2009 South Korean historical drama, starring Lee Yo-won, Go Hyun-jung, Uhm Tae-woong, Park Ye-jin, Kim Nam-gil and Yoo Seung-ho. It chronicles the life of Queen Seondeok of Silla. It aired on MBC from May 25 to December 22, 2009 ...
Style: epic, captivating, psychological, atmospheric, tense ...
Plot: power struggle, political intrigue, queen, murder, royal family, political leader, prophecy, palace, empire, court intrigue, gender disguise, palace intrigue ...
Time: 7th century, ancient times
Place: korea
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 7.9
 48K
The Borgias (2011)
Genre: Crime, Drama, History, Romance
Country: USA, Hungary, Ireland, Canada
Duration: 50 min.
TV show
Story: Set in 15th century Italy at the height of the Renaissance, The Borgias chronicles the corrupt rise of patriarch Rodrigo Borgia to the papacy, where he proceeds to commit every sin in the book to amass and retain power, influence and enormous wealth ...
Style: clever, captivating, serious, epic, stylized ...
Plot: historical character, siblings relations, lust, intrigue, brother sister incest, sex scene, rivalry, clergy, manipulations, sin, greed, strong sexual content ...
Time: 15th century, 16th century
Place: rome italy, italy, europe, florence
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Urusei Yatsura 2: Beautiful Dreamer (1984)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 98 min.
Story: As the perpetually lecherous Ataru and his friends prepare for a carnival at Tomobiki High School, they gradually realize the days are literally repeating themselves. Any effort to break the pattern dumps them back where they started. They later ...
Style: offbeat, futuristic, stylized, humorous, semi serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: high school, chaos and mayhem, teenage life, miraculous event, worldwide chaos, danger, escapades, space and aliens, benign alien, imaginary, supernatural, youth ...
Time: 80s
Place: japan
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The Best Christmas Pageant Ever (1983)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 48 min.
Story: This is a made for tv adaptation of Barbara Robinson's novel The Best Christmas Pageant Ever. Loretta Swit of M*A*S*H stars as Grace Bradley who inherits the job of running her church's Christmas pageant when the woman who usually does it ...
Plot: holiday, lunchbox, fire, braided hair, choir, neglected child, bully, gym class, little girl, gossip, lower class, firefighter ...
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Crossing the Lighthouse (1999)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Two kids about ten years old meet within a very peculiar framework: both come from broken families and are in care of foster homes...
Plot: girl dressed as boy, lighthouse, bullying, detention, police, school, runaway, waterfront, adventure
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The Long Swift Sword of Siegfried (1971)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA, West Germany
Duration: 92 min.
Story: An "adults only" retelling of the legend of Siegfried.
Style: sexploitation film
Plot: ladykiller, lesbian, sword and sorcery, female soldier, sexploitation, nudity (full frontal - brief), girl dressed as boy, invisibility, sword fight, torture chamber, lesbianism, king ...
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Belle & Sebastian: The Adventure Continues (2015)
Genre: Adventure, Family
Country: France
Duration: 97 min.
Story: September, 1945. Sebastian impatiently waits for the return of his friend Angelina, whom he has not seen for two years. When the plane carrying the young woman to her small village in the Alps is reported to have crashed in the mountains, Sebastian ...
Style: thought provoking, light, exciting, captivating, feel good
Plot: dog, little boy, boy, friendship, boy and dog, missing person, orphan, courage, airplane accident, mountain, strong female character, family secret ...
Time: 1940s, year 1945
Place: alps
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 6.0
 4K
Slack Bay (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy
Country: France, Germany, Belgium
Duration: 122 min.
Story: Summer 1910. Several tourists have vanished while relaxing on the beautiful beaches of the Channel Coast. Infamous inspectors Machin and Malfoy soon gather that the epicenter of these mysterious disappearances must be Slack Bay, a unique site where ...
Plot: nude beach, father daughter incest, beach, missing person, etiquette, summer, falling down, bourgeoisie, brother sister incest, implied incest, woman crying, flying man ...
Time: 1910s, 1900s
Place: atlantic ocean, english channel
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Summer Holiday (1963)
Genre: Comedy, Musical
Country: UK
Duration: 107 min.
Story: 1960s musical showcasing Cliff Richard. Four bus mechanics working for London Transport strike up a deal with the company: they do up a one of the company's legendary red double decker buses and take it to southern Europe as a mobile hotel. If ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, offbeat, humorous, feel good ...
Audience: date night
Plot: hotel, bus, road trip, fall in love, rock, celebrity culture, physical appearance, office, down on your luck, on the road, gender bending, friends ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: london, england, greece, france, europe ...
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Wuthering Heights (2011)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 129 min.
Story: A poor boy of unknown origins is rescued from poverty and taken in by the Earnshaw family where he develops an intense relationship with his young foster sister, Cathy. Based on the classic novel by Emily Bronte.
Style: atmospheric, realistic, serious, emotional, gloomy ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: tragic love, family relations, forbidden love, true love, step siblings, orphan, countryside, obsession, siblings relations, adoption, society, rich and poor ...
Time: 19th century
Place: england, europe, northern england, yorkshire
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 6.6
 13K
Yentl (1983)
Genre: Drama, Musical, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 133 min.
Story: A Jewish girl disguises herself as a boy to enter religious training.
Style: touching, emotional, realistic, semi serious, humorous ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: wedding, gender, love triangle, feminism, catastrophe, destiny, romance, bittersweet, music, religions or cults, society, artists and showbiz ...
Time: 1900s, 20th century
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Attention, Turtle! (1970)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Set in 1970's Soviet Union, the story follows a group of young children and a pet turtle. When one of the children becomes ill and taken to hospital, his turtle falls into the hands of two mischievous boys who test the turtle's ...
Plot: girl dressed as boy, bathing, bathtub, turtle, tank, apartment, hospital, children, cross dressing, crossdressing, school, teacher ...
Place: soviet union
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 6.7
 268
My Friend Joe (1996)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: UK, Germany, Ireland
Duration: 101 min.
Story: During the course of one summer, a young Irish lad named Chris befriends an American boy named Joe. The two couldn't be more different, yet they become inseparable. Things turn horribly wrong however, when Chris discovers his new best friend ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, touching, emotional
Audience: family outing
Plot: family relations, friendship, orphan, gender, circus, youth, adventurer, family, friends, teenage life, gender bending, family life ...
Time: 90s
Place: ireland
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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, semi serious, offbeat, sentimental ...
Audience: date night
Plot: cross dressing, family relations, gender, coming of age, gender identity, transsexual, suburbs, gender bending, gay, self discovery, introspection, against the rules ...
Time: 90s
Place: belgium, paris france, france, europe
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The Journey of Natty Gann (1985)
Genre: Adventure, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: America is in the depths of the Great Depression. Families drift apart when faraway jobs beckon. In this masterful, atmospheric adventure, a courageous young girl (Meredith Salenger) confronts overwhelming odds when she embarks on a cross-country ...
Style: touching, feel good, sweet, scenic, entertaining ...
Audience: girls' night, kids
Plot: adventure, on the road, wolf, family, friendship, hopes, custody, against the odds, missing person, youth, great depression, coming of age ...
Time: 20th century, 1930s, 30s, year 1935, 80s
Place: usa, chicago illinois, washington state, colorado, california ...
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The Challengers (1991)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: After her father dies and she moves to a new town, Mackie wants to join a certain gang/band. But they've got this boys-only rule. So Mackie comes up with an audacious plan...only it begins to backfire.
Plot: nightstick, grief, talent show, single mother, mother daughter relationship, boy, girl, gender disguise, death of father, friendship, band, photograph ...
Place: canada
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Cattle Annie and Little Britches (1981)
Genre: Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Cattle Annie and Little Britches is a 1981 American film[1] starring Burt Lancaster, Rod Steiger, Diane Lane, and Amanda Plummer, based on the lives of two adolescent girls in the late 19th century Oklahoma Territory, who became infatuated with the ...
Plot: swimming, horse, criminal, girl dressed as boy, teenage girl, cowboy, outlaw, girl, gun, spanking, hammock, hat ...
Time: 1890s, 1800s, 19th century
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 6.5
 418
Mel & Jenny (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Eternal daydreamer Mel can't wait to quit her sucky catering job and fly to her dream destination: Portugal. Things change when the beautiful Jenny literally crashes into her life when Mel nearly runs her over in her classic BMW. It is love at ...
Style: semi serious, captivating, emotional, psychological, sexy ...
Plot: car accident, lesbian, fall in love, romance, false identity, daydreamer, couples, girlfriend, young love, gender disguise, sexual identity, self discovery ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: germany, portugal
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The Golden Dream (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: Mexico, Spain, Guatemala
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A group of Central-American teen-agers depart from the slums of Guatemala City escaping poverty and violence, towards the promised land of California.
Style: touching, rough, sincere, serious, realistic ...
Plot: friendship, immigrants, on the road, follow your dream, leaving home, hopes, danger, communication problem, poverty, mexican american border, train, train ride ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: mexico, latin america, central america, usa, guatemala
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 4.5
 300
Lady Libertine (1984)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, USA, Canada
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Charlie, a young aristocrat in turn of the century England, meets a boy named Frank on the road to Portsmouth. What Charlie doesn't realize is that Frank is actually Frances, who's donned a disguise to escape working at a brothel. Charlie ...
Style: sexy, sexual, realistic, serious, erotic
Plot: couples, teaching the ways of the world, sexual relations, gender bending, love and romance, society, hidden identity, romance, unlikely couple, girl dressed as boy, breast sucking, sex ...
Time: victorian era, 19th century, victorian
Place: europe, england, london
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