In the closet movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant in the closet movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out queer cinema, captivating, realistic, touching, sexy and psychological films and TV shows about / with in the closet, gay, gay interest, lgbt, lgbtq, gay relationship, gay kiss, coming out, male nudity and gay lead character plots mostly in Drama, Romance and Comedy genres shot in USA, Canada, France and other countries.
in the closet
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in the closet movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as in the closet: Closet Monster (2015), Being 17 (2016), The Blonde One (2019), Brokeback Mountain (2005), 4 Moons (2014), Land of Storms (2014), Geography Club (2013), Straight-Jacket (2004), Taekwondo (2016), The String (2009).

List of in the closet movies

Closet Monster (2015)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Mystery
Country: Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A creative and driven teenager is desperate to escape his hometown and the haunting memories of his turbulent childhood.
Style: psychotronic, serious, disturbing, captivating, gothic ...
Audience: teens, chick flick
Plot: gay, coming of age, gay teenager, closeted gay, gay bashing, gay interest, father son relationship, rejection, bullying, lgbtq, coming out, gay sex ...
Place: newfoundland
Is relevant ?
 7.2
 7K
Being 17 (2016)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Set in the beautiful high Pyrenees in south-west France, Damien lives with his mother Marianne, a doctor, while his father, a pilot, is on a tour of duty abroad with the French military. At school, Damien is bullied by Thomas, who lives in the ...
Style: erotic, disturbing, sentimental, uplifting, romantic ...
Audience: teens, pre-teens
Plot: gay, lgbt, gay teenager, gay relationship, bullying, homosexuality, first love, gay love, school, gay sex, lgbt teen, friendship ...
Time: contemporary
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The Blonde One (2019)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Argentina
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Womanising Juan must quickly find a flatmate after his brother moves out. In moves Gabriel (the blonde of the title), Juan's stoic and very handsome co-worker, who is recently widowed and struggling to support his young daughter. What starts ...
Style: bleak, erotic, disturbing, surprise ending, psychological ...
Plot: gay, gay love, male homosexuality, closeted homosexual, gay erotica, homosexuality, gay relationship, homosexual, lgbt, homoeroticism, lust, gay father ...
Place: argentina
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Brokeback Mountain (2005)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 134 min.
Story: Two modern-day cowboys meet on a shepherding job in the summer of '63, the two share a raw and powerful summer together that turns into a lifelong relationship conflicting with the lives they are supposed to live.
Style: sexy, emotional, melancholic, touching, sad ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night
Plot: gay, homosexuality, forbidden love, lgbt, homosexual, gay relationship, closeted homosexual, gay slur, first gay sexual experience, gays and lesbians, gay romance, love story ...
Time: 60s, 80s, year 1963, 20th century, 70s
Place: wyoming, usa, texas, new york, mexico
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 7.5
 5K
4 Moons (2014)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Mexico
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Four stories about love and self-acceptance: An eleven year-old boy struggles to keep secret the attraction he feels towards his male cousin. Two former childhood friends reunite and start a relationship that gets complicated due to one of them’s ...
Style: captivating, disturbing, psychological, queer cinema
Plot: gay, gay couple, gay relationship, male nudity, gay marriage, sauna, love triangle, lgbt, gay slur, lgbtq, friendship between men, childhood friend ...
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Land of Storms (2014)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Sport
Country: Hungary, Germany
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Szabolcs plays in a German football team, as does Bernard. They are roommates, best friends, inseparable. A lost match makes him reconsider his life and he goes back to Hungary in hope for more simplicity. Yet his solitude does not last long. Soon ...
Style: realistic, emotional, psychological, captivating, serious ...
Plot: gay, gay love, gay relationship, male homosexuality, male nudity, gay slur, jealousy, skinny dipping, father son relationship, gender, gay sex, lgbt ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: hungary, germany, eastern europe
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Geography Club (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: At Goodkind High School, a group of students of varying sexual orientation form an after-school club a as a discrete way to share their feelings and experiences.
Style: witty, semi serious, touching, humorous, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: gay, high school, gay teenager, closeted homosexual, sexual orientation, coming out, lesbian, friendship, teenage sexuality, coming of age, teenage life, misfit ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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Straight-Jacket (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: In 1950's Hollywood, movie star Guy Stone must marry a studio secretary in order to conceal his homosexuality. Sally has no idea her marriage is a sham, though, and turns Guy's life upside-down. Then he falls in love.
Style: witty, sentimental, feel good, humorous, sexy ...
Audience: date night
Plot: gay, hollywood, fake marriage, movie star, lifestyle, actor's life, opposites attract, fall in love, love affair, lgbt, couples, couple relations ...
Time: 50s
Place: usa, california
Is relevant ?
 6.5
 3K
Taekwondo (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Argentina
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Fernando is on holiday with his closest male friends in a beautiful country house in a suburb of Buenos Aries. On their own without their girlfriends in a “men only” environment, the hunky young studs bask in the hot sun, play in the pool, smoke ...
Style: sincere, captivating, disturbing, psychological, sweet ...
Audience: teens
Plot: gay, gay interest, homoeroticism, male nudity, gay relationship, closeted gay, homosexuality, lgbtq, friendship, gay friend, gay slur, friendship between men ...
Time: contemporary
Place: buenos aires argentina, argentina
Is relevant ?
 6.7
 2K
The String (2009)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, Tunisia, Belgium
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Malik has a lot on his plate when he returns home to Tunisia after living in France. He's processing his father's death, he can't come out to his mother, and his childhood anxieties have resurfaced. But all of Malik's problems ...
Style: serious, realistic, touching, sentimental, emotional ...
Plot: gay, gay love, romance, coming out, gays and lesbians, lgbt, love and romance, homecoming, gender, couples, society, unfulfillment ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: tunisia, france, paris france, mediterranean sea
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If Dad Only Knew (2004)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Bobby is a gay man in the closet in 2003, afraid to come out to his three older brothers, even though he's at least 30 and is being pressed by his sister, his boyfriend, and his lesbian beard to tell the lads. The death of his father and a ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, captivating, feel good ...
Plot: gay, coming out, family relations, self discovery, forbidden love, eccentric family, gay lead character, best friends, opposites attract, love and romance, dishonesty, couples ...
Time: contemporary
Place: chicago illinois, usa
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Make the Yuletide Gay (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: The holidays get overly festive as Olaf "Gunn" Gunnunderson, an out-and-proud gay college student, crawls back into the closet to survive the holidays with his parents. But when his boyfriend, Nathan, shows up at their doorstep ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, touching, captivating, sexy ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: gay, coming out, lgbt teen, gays and lesbians, gay relationship, christmas, gay couple, family relations, college, youth, gender, love and romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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 6.2
 3K
Mulligans (2008)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Canada
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Like the American classic, The Graduate - secrecy, betrayal, and a painful coming of age face a family in Mulligans, by first time feature film director Chip Hale.
Style: emotional, serious, realistic, disturbing, captivating ...
Plot: gay, coming out, infidelity, family relations, gays and lesbians, family, family life, father, dangerous attraction, parents and children, romance, couples ...
Time: contemporary
Place: canada
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Saturday Church (2017)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Music, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: A 14 year old boy, struggling with gender identity and religion, begins to use fantasy to escape his life in the inner city and find his passion in the process.
Style: lgbt cinema, light, psychological, sexy, sincere ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: gay, desire for fame, brother brother relationship, gay teenager, gay interest, gay crush, death of father, gay slur, coming out, rejection, coming of age, fall in love ...
Time: 21st century
Place: greenwich village manhattan new york city, usa, new york
Is relevant ?
 6.6
 144K
Happy Death Day (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A college student relives the day of her murder over and over again as she tries to discover her killer's identity.
Style: twist ending, slasher, surprise ending, captivating, suspense ...
Audience: teens, chick flick
Plot: time loop, time travel, college student, mystery killer, repeated event, murder, dying repeatedly, masked killer, college, surprise birthday party, murderer, masked villain ...
Time: 2010s, year 2017
Place: arizona
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Battle of the Sexes (2017)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama, History, Sport
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 121 min.
Story: The true story of the 1973 tennis match between World number one Billie Jean King and ex-champ and serial hustler Bobby Riggs.
Style: captivating, semi serious, uplifting, sexy, feminist film ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: tennis, sexism, tennis player, battle of the sexes, lesbianism, gender equality, lesbian, winning, hotel, money, wager, lgbt ...
Time: year 1973, 70s, 20th century, year 1972
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The Normal Heart (2014)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 132 min.
Story: The story of the onset of the HIV-AIDS crisis in New York City in the early 1980s, taking an unflinching look at the nation's sexual politics as gay activists and their allies in the medical community fight to expose the truth about the ...
Style: sad, touching, emotional, sincere, compassionate ...
Plot: gay, aids, gays and lesbians, epidemic, terminal illness, homosexual, lgbt, life is a bitch, friendship, male homosexuality, gay slur, sexuality ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1981, year 1983, year 1982 ...
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, yale university, washington d.c.
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Henry Gamble's Birthday Party (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Henry Gamble's Birthday Party takes place over 24 hours at the birthday pool party of 17-year-old preacher's kid Henry Gamble. The party guests include adults and teenagers from his church, as well as Henry's "secular" ...
Style: psychological, touching, sexy, lgbt cinema, unusual plot structure ...
Plot: lgbt, lgbt teen, gay teenager, gay, teenage protagonist, lgbtq, friendship, self mutilation, puberty, friendship between boys, teenage boy, adultery ...
Place: chicago illinois
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 5.7
 539
Under One Roof (2002)
Genre: Romance, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 76 min.
Story: It's Sex and the City meets The Wedding Banquet for young San Franciscan Daniel Chang, living at home with his clueless, traditional mother. Desperate for a grandchild, she's eager to see him married and spends much of her time planning ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous, sentimental, sexy ...
Plot: gay, gay asian, coming out, family relations, closeted homosexual, opposites attract, couples, lifestyle, love and romance, romance, parents and children, social differences ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: san francisco, usa, california
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As Luck Would Have It (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Switzerland, France
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Jean-Pierre is a literature professor in Switzerland. Due to the vagarities of Swiss law, he is selected, basically at random, to be the guardian of a parentless teenage boy named Antoine. Conflict comes into the story as Jean-Pierre, who has just ...
Style: queer cinema
Plot: gay, lgbt, teacher, lgbtq, lgbt teen, adoption, gay relationship, chance, guardian, secret life, gay interest, unconventional family ...
Place: paris france
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Happiest Season (2020)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A young woman's plans to propose to her girlfriend while at her family's annual holiday party are upended when she discovers her partner hasn't yet come out to her conservative parents.
Style: light, feel good, humorous, romantic, funny ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: lgbt, lesbian, christmas, lesbian relationship, lesbian couple, coming out, lesbian love, family holiday, girlfriend girlfriend relationship, lgbtq, holiday, party ...
Place: pittsburgh
Is relevant ?
 7.7
 20K
Maurice (1987)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 140 min.
Story: In 1909, Maurice Hall (James Wilby) enters Cambridge, where he befriends wealthy Clive Durham (Hugh Grant). Clive confesses he is sexually attracted to Maurice, who realizes he is a homosexual when he begins to return Clive's feelings. The two ...
Style: sexy, scenic, melancholic, erotic, touching ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: gay, lgbt, homosexuality, homosexual, gay relationship, friendship, forbidden love, first gay sexual experience, closeted homosexual, gay lead character, male nudity, society ...
Time: pre world war one, 19th century, 1910s, 70s, 20th century ...
Place: england, london, europe, greece, france ...
Is relevant ?
 5.4
 632
Jess & James (2015)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Argentina
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Jess is a bohemian youth with secrets to hide from his shrewd parents. James feels trapped living with his irritable mother. After meeting for a sexual encounter, the two young men set off on a spontaneous road trip across rural Argentina to reunite ...
Style: captivating, road movie, unusual plot structure, melancholic, touching ...
Plot: gay, coming out, coming of age, gay love, on the road, road trip, menage a trois, gay romance, threesome, ghost, male nudity, gay youth ...
Time: 21st century
Place: argentina
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 8.0
 18K
Love, Victor (2020)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Victor is a new student at Creekwood High School on his own journey of self-discovery, facing challenges at home, adjusting to a new city, and struggling with his sexual orientation. When it all seems too much, he reaches out to Simon to help him ...
Style: romantic, humorous, captivating, light, sweet ...
Audience: teens, teen drama
Plot: gay, lgbt, high school, coming out, gay lead character, gay teenager, closeted gay, friendship, friends, homosexual, gay relationship, homosexuality ...
Is relevant ?
 6.6
 1K
Tell No One (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Italy
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Mattia is about to move to Madrid by his boyfriend Eduard. When the day before leaving for Spain, Eduard announces his arrival in Rome to know the "laws", Mattia must choose whether to finally come clean with his companion, or confess to ...
Style: sexy, touching, semi serious, humorous, realistic ...
Plot: coming out, gay, gays and lesbians, gay relationship, gay couple, lgbt, closeted gay, family relations, gay romance, love and romance, gender, save the day ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: italy, rome italy, spain, madrid
Is relevant ?
 7.4
 3K
Lilies (1996)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Romance
Country: Canada
Duration: 95 min.
Story: 1952: Bishop Bilodeau visits a québécois prison to hear the confession of a boyhood friend jailed for murder 40 years ago. The inmates force the prelate to watch a play depicting what really happened in 1912. We meet him as a young man, ...
Style: emotional, serious, enigmatic, captivating, touching ...
Plot: gay, homosexuality, bishop, prison, prisoner, gender, vengeance, love triangle, tragedy, haunted by the past, teachers and students, romance ...
Time: year 1952, 50s
Place: france
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The Onion Field (1979)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: Greg Powell, a disturbed ex-con, recruits Jimmy Youngblood (Smith) a petty thief, as partner in crime. Powell panics when they two of are pulled over by two cops for tail lights. Powell decides to kidnap the cops and Smith goes along with his crazy ...
Style: neo noir, atmospheric, realistic, psychological, serious ...
Plot: crimes, courtroom drama, police investigation, murder, death sentence, moral ambiguity, morality, manipulation, brutality, courtroom, haunted by the past, confined ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 60s
Place: los angeles, california, usa, las vegas
Is relevant ?
 6.4
 1K
Jonathan (2016)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance
Country: Germany
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A young man struggles with the pressure of caring for his terminally ill father while trying to unlock a secret that his father seems determined to keep from him. The story takes another dramatic turn when Ron, Burghardt’s long-lost friend from ...
Style: psychological, sincere, sexy, suspenseful, touching ...
Plot: male homosexuality, gay father, homoeroticism, gay, gay interest, countryside, father son relationship, family secret, male nudity, love triangle, secret love, unrequited love ...
Time: 21st century
Place: germany
Is relevant ?
 5.8
 208
Rock Hudson (1990)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Biography of actor Rock Hudson focuses on his struggle with his homosexuality. Based on the book by his ex-wife, Phyllis Gates, and on the court records from the civil suit brought by his former lover, Marc Christian.
Plot: gay, hollywood, aids, celebrity, male homosexuality, actor, closeted homosexual, marriage of convenience, homosexual, hugging, illness, gay lead character ...
Is relevant ?
 4.1
 615
Bite Marks (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Truck-driver Brewster takes over his missing brother's delivery of a load of coffins to a funeral home. He picks up hitchhiking gay couple Cary and Vogel whose relationship is in trouble to help him stay awake but when his GPS leads them into a ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, feel good, unusual plot structure, scary ...
Plot: vampire, bible, gay lead character, gay, gay interest, hitchhiking, lgbt, escapades, gay couple, corpse, redneck, terror ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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