Transsexuality movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant transsexuality movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, serious, sexual, touching, melancholic and humorous films and TV shows about / with transsexuality, transsexual, gender, male nudity, gays and lesbians, gay, gender bending, sex, sexuality and runaway plots mostly in Drama, Comedy and Romance genres shot in USA, France, Spain and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as transsexuality: Boy Meets Girl (2014), Transamerica (2005), Girl (2018), Tangerine (2015), Pretty/Handsome (2008), Tiresia (2003), Sukeban Boy (2006), The Badge (2002), All About My Mother (1999), Something Must Break (2014).

List of transsexuality movies

Boy Meets Girl (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: BOY MEETS GIRL is a funny, tender, sex positive romantic comedy that explores what it means to be a real man or woman, and how important it is to live a courageous life not letting fear stand in the way of going after your dreams.
Style: romantic, touching, semi serious, melancholic, enigmatic ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: transsexual, romance, love affair, transsexuality, small town, gender, social relations, relationships, loneliness, twentysomething life, love and romance, small town life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: kentucky, usa, australia, new jersey, canada
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 7.4
 39K
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, humorous, sincere, road movie ...
Plot: transsexual, hidden identity, gender bending, road trip, therapist, cocaine, psychiatrist, on the road, self discovery, transsexuality, family relations, parent child relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new york, los angeles, california
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 7.2
 8K
Girl (2018)
Genre: Drama
Country: Belgium, Netherlands
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A 15-year-old girl, born in a boy's body, dreams of becoming a ballerina and will push her body to its limits in order for her dream to succeed.
Style: sentimental, thought provoking, based on true events, rough, disturbing ...
Plot: sexual desire, brother sister relationship, transsexuality, single father, teenager, father daughter relationship, self harm, self mutilation, ballerina, gender identity, dancing, doctor ...
Time: 2010s
Place: belgium
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 7.1
 23K
Tangerine (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: It's Christmas Eve in Tinseltown and Sin-Dee is back on the block. Upon hearing that her pimp boyfriend hasn't been faithful during the 28 days she was locked up, the working girl and her best friend, Alexandra, embark on a mission to get ...
Style: talky, dark humor, bleak, tense, enigmatic ...
Plot: transsexuality, lgbt, christmas eve, prostitute, laundromat, taxi driver, taxi, sex, hollywood, black lgbt, prostitution, friendship ...
Place: los angeles, california
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Pretty/Handsome (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 67 min.
Story: A married father of two tells his wife and teenage sons that he is transsexual.
Style: tv series pilot
Plot: transsexuality, transsexual, lgbt, lingerie, club, ultrasound, vagina, costume, surgery, pregnancy, gynecologist, tennis ...
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 6.5
 956
Tiresia (2003)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Canada
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Based on the legend of Tiresias, it tells of a transsexual who is kidnapped by a man and left to die in the woods. She is then saved by a family and receives the gift of telling the future.
Style: realistic, disturbing, rough, suspenseful, serious
Plot: prostitute, transsexual, kidnapping, transsexuality, greek mythology, captivity, society, gender bending, oracle, clergy, obsession, legends and myths ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, france
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 5.3
 405
Sukeban Boy (2006)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Horror
Country: Japan
Duration: 62 min.
Story: A raucous teen boy with a feminine face is teased everywhere, so his odd biker father dresses him as a girl and sends him to an all-girl school. The lad introduces himself as Sukeban, and a classmate, Michiko, takes him to after-school activities. ...
Style: sexy
Plot: school, fetish, fetishism, transsexuality, high school, mahjong, chains, martial arts, monk, sex scene, female stockinged legs, kicked in the crotch ...
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 6.2
 3K
The Badge (2002)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A sheriff begins an investigation into the death of a local transsexual after hearing that high ranking politicians may have been involved. Although he is homophobic, his investigation causes him to be rejected by others, forcing him to seek help ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, atmospheric
Plot: murder, transsexual, uncover truth, politics, mystery, investigation, fighting the system, political corruption, dishonesty, small town, society, crime ...
Time: contemporary
Place: louisiana
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All About My Mother (1999)
Genre: Drama
Country: Spain, France
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A single mother in Madrid sees her only son die on his birthday as he runs to seek an actress' autograph. Beside herself with grief, she returns to Barcelona to tell the boy's father about the death of the son he never knew he had.
Style: touching, emotional, stylized, realistic, serious ...
Plot: transvestism, prostitute, birthday, lesbian, aids, transsexual, transplant, friendship, redemption, homosexual, loss of son, letter ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: madrid, spain, barcelona spain, barcelona
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Something Must Break (2014)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Sweden
Duration: 85 min.
Story: When Sebastian meets Andreas for the first time, he knows they belong together. While Sebastian defies gender norms — flouting convention in his androgynous fluidity — straight-identifying Andreas becomes unable to accept his attraction to ...
Style: touching, realistic, bleak, serious, emotional ...
Plot: gender, transsexual, gay, gays and lesbians, society, misfit, urban, social misfits, love and romance, fall in love, strong sexual content, love affair ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: sweden, stockholm sweden
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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, offbeat, sexual, semi serious, humorous ...
Plot: transsexual, prostitute, dream, male prostitute, gays and lesbians, love and romance, friendship, latin, world, unfulfillment, sexual relations, fall in love ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: spain, europe
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Samba in Mettmann (2004)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Germany
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Olaf is to take care of the family's cleaner's store, while his dad is away on a fair. In the evening he runs into three Brazilian ladies thrown out of a limousine not knowing where to go. Olaf invites them to stay with him and his deaf ...
Plot: brazilian, wedding, transsexuality, small town, grandfather, living room, laundry, deaf, trio
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Beautiful Boxer (2004)
Genre: Action, Biography, Drama, Sport
Country: Thailand
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Based on the true life story of a Thai who wishes to have a sex change operation to become a woman. to pay for this he enters the brutal world of Thai boxing, un-nerving his opponents by performing a makeup application ritual before each fight.
Style: touching, captivating, serious, realistic, psychological ...
Plot: transvestism, transsexual, martial arts, buddhist monk, gays and lesbians, friendship, boxing, gay, rivalry, desire, ambition, friends ...
Time: contemporary
Place: thailand, asia, japan, california
Is relevant ?
 6.5
 30K
Shortbus (2006)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A group of New Yorkers caught up in their milieu converge at an underground salon infamous for its blend of art, music, politics, and carnality. The characters converge in a weekly Brooklyn social/artistic/sexual salon "Shortbus", loosely ...
Style: sexual, stylized, offbeat, biting, realistic ...
Plot: erection, s&m, gays and lesbians, sexual relations, homosexual, gay, orgasm, dominatrix, self discovery, gender, strong sexual content, looking for love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
Is relevant ?
 7.9
 156K
Ed Wood (1994)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 127 min.
Story: The mostly true story of the legendary "worst director of all time", who, with the help of his strange friends, filmed countless B-movies without ever becoming famous or successful.
Style: gothic, humorous, sentimental, touching, atmospheric ...
Plot: actor, friendship, hollywood, misfit, showbiz, transvestism, actress, filmmaking, desire for fame, ambition, depression, life is a bitch ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, 1950s
Place: usa, california, los angeles
Is relevant ?
 5.5
 329
Transfixed (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Bo is a transexual prostitute in Brussels who left home after being abused by her father. She's infuatuated with a neighbor and suspected by the police in a series of transexual murders. In order to clear herself she must turn detective.
Style: tense, psychological, gloomy, mind bending, realistic ...
Plot: amateur detective, prostitute, transsexual, sexual abuse, protagonist as suspect, gays and lesbians, who done it, violence spree, crime, transvestism, police detective, serial killer ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: brussels, belgium
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Agnes and His Brothers (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 115 min.
Story: No overview found.
Style: touching, psychological, realistic, witty, humorous ...
Plot: transsexual, voyeurism, family in crisis, romance, couples, gender bending, dishonesty, family problems, looking for love, unfulfillment, love and romance, siblings relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, germany
Is relevant ?
 5.3
 104
Open (2010)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: OPEN is a hallucinogenic journey through gender, identity, the body, love and how those can be shared by two people. The film consists of interlocking stories lines- the first about two transwomen in a pandrogynous relationship in which they ...
Style: thought provoking, touching, realistic, serious, sincere ...
Plot: transsexual, gender, couples, gender bending, love affair, unlikely couple, couple relations, human nature, introspection, misfit, society, self discovery ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, minnesota, minneapolis minnesota
Is relevant ?
 6.8
 622
Open Up to Me (2013)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Finland, Sweden
Duration: 95 min.
Story: At first glance Maarit looks like any other woman in her early forties. There is, however, something strange under the surface. She radiates sexual energy that is hard to define.
Style: realistic, touching, sexual, sexy, serious
Plot: estrangement, transsexuality, lgbt, affair, cleaner, transsexual, infidelity, football, sex education, marital crisis, teacher, mother daughter relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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Better Than Chocolate (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Canada
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Not long after moving into her own place, Maggie finds herself with two unsolicited roommates: her recently divorced mother, Lila, and her young brother. The timing is especially bad, considering Maggie has fallen hard for an attractive woman, Kim, ...
Style: sexy, humorous, semi serious, realistic, sentimental ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: lesbian, coming out, lesbian relationship, transsexual, lesbian sex, romance, lgbt, couple relations, parents and children, love affair, family relations, fall in love ...
Time: 90s
Place: canada, vancouver
Is relevant ?
 6.5
 928
Wild Side (2004)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, Belgium, UK
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A transsexual who survives prostituting herself in Paris, returns – with her two male lovers in town – to her family home in the countryside to look after her dying mother.
Style: realistic, gloomy, sentimental, sexual, serious
Plot: prostitute, prostitution, transsexual, fall in love, love and romance, parents and children, social misfits, immigrants, lifestyle, society, gender, gays and lesbians ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, france, paris france
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Water Drops on Burning Rocks (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 82 min.
Story: The film is based on a German play by Rainer Werner Fassbinder, Tropfen auf heisse Steine. A 50-year-old business man Léopold arrives home with 20-year-old Franz, whom he has just met. Franz is not quite sure why he agreed to come home with ...
Style: sexual, gloomy, clever, serious, realistic ...
Plot: transsexual, older man younger man relationship, gays and lesbians, gender, human nature, love affair, gender bending, love and romance, homosexuality, sexuality, pistol, sexual identity ...
Time: 90s
Place: germany, europe, greece, ancient greece
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Everything You Always Wanted to Know About Sex * But Were Afraid to Ask (1972)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A collection of seven vignettes, which each address a question concerning human sexuality.
Style: sexual, humorous, surreal, witty, clever ...
Plot: parody, mad scientist, rabbi, perversion, promiscuity, jester, aphrodisiac, king, homosexuality, orgasm, castle, sheep ...
Time: 1960s
Place: new york
Is relevant ?
 7.1
 12K
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: sincere, serious, touching, disturbing, psychological ...
Plot: transsexual, sexual abuse, sexual exploration, youth, teenage love, gender, teenage life, life is a bitch, family in crisis, social relations, couples, small town life ...
Time: contemporary
Place: uruguay, latin america, argentina, south america
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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, sincere, sentimental, serious ...
Plot: transvestism, gender bending, irish, gay, dysfunctional family, social relations, self discovery, lgbt, gays and lesbians, hopes, gender, human spirit ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 70s
Place: ireland, england, europe, london
Is relevant ?
 7.5
 51K
Bad Education (2004)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Two children, Ignacio and Enrique, know love, the movies and fear in a religious school at the beginning of the 1960s. Father Manolo, director of the school and its professor of literature, is witness to and part of these discoveries. The three are ...
Style: captivating, thought provoking, psychological, disturbing, melancholic ...
Plot: sexual abuse, transsexual, transvestism, child abuse, teacher, gay, priest, dangerous attraction, first love, blackmail, life is a bitch, gender bending ...
Time: 60s, 70s, 20th century, 80s
Place: spain, europe, madrid
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Tropical Carmine (2014)
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Country: Mexico
Duration: 80 min.
Story: This mesmerizing mystery delves deep into the heart, mind, and soul of Mabel, a Mexican muxe (transwoman) who revives past demons when she comes face to face with the people, places and memories of a faraway life. After learning that her dear friend ...
Plot: murder, taxi, photograph, beach, transsexuality, loss of daughter, transvestite, death, singing, sea, underwater scene, song ...
Is relevant ?
 7.1
 9
Matted (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 40 min.
Story: Rose Lee is just a typical high school student trying to figure things out. Her dream is to join the boy's wrestling team, but no one is making it easy for her. Along the way, she'll discover that her most difficult opponent may be herself.
Style: student film
Plot: gay, transsexual, transsexuality, wrestling, coming of age, identity, best friend, loneliness, teenager, television, teenage boy, teenage girl ...
Is relevant ?
 5.1
 3K
Stonewall (2015)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 129 min.
Story: "Stonewall" is a drama about a young man in New York caught up during the 1969 Stonewall Riots, a pivotal event widely considered the starting point for the modern gay civil rights movement.
Style: thought provoking, realistic, serious, propaganda film
Plot: police corruption, gay, society, fighting the system, discrimination, gender, brother sister relationship, parent child relationship, bigotry, police brutality, father son relationship, humiliation ...
Time: 1960s, 60s, 20th century, year 1969
Place: usa, new york, indiana
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Private Parts (1972)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Teenage runaway Cheryl splits from Ohio and ends up in Los Angeles staying at an old rundown hotel full of weirdos. The weirdest of all is George and he has a crush on Cheryl.
Style: realistic, semi serious, suspenseful, humorous, scary ...
Plot: hotel, voyeurism, obsession, slasher, deadly, prostitute, crimes, dangerous attraction, danger, woman in danger, alcohol abuse, teenager ...
Time: 70s
Place: los angeles, usa
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