Closeted homosexual movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant closeted homosexual movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, touching, captivating, sexy, sexual and semi serious films and TV shows about / with closeted homosexual, gay, gay slur, gay interest, lgbt, homosexuality, gay kiss, friendship, family relations and male nudity plots mostly in Drama, Romance and Comedy genres shot in USA, UK, Canada and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as closeted homosexual: Brokeback Mountain (2005), The Blonde One (2019), Geography Club (2013), Love, Simon (2018), Hidden Kisses (2016), Maurice (1987), The One (2011), American Beauty (1999), Tom at the Farm (2013), Priest (1994).

List of closeted homosexual movies

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: emotional, melancholic, touching, sincere, sexy ...
Plot: gay, gay relationship, homosexuality, closeted homosexual, gays and lesbians, forbidden love, gay romance, homosexual, first gay sexual experience, gay sex, gay slur, male nudity ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, 80s, 70s, 20th century ...
Place: wyoming, usa, texas, new york, mexico
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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: erotic, bleak, surprise ending
Plot: closeted homosexual, gay love, gay, homosexuality, gay relationship, lust, male nudity, male homosexuality, homoeroticism, homosexual, gay erotica, sexual tension ...
Place: argentina
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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: closeted homosexual, gay teenager, gay, sexual orientation, coming of age, high school, teenage sexuality, friendship, coming out, teenage life, social misfits, misfit ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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 7.6
 101K
Love, Simon (2018)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Everyone deserves a great love story. But for seventeen-year old Simon Spier it's a little more complicated: he's yet to tell his family or friends he's gay and he doesn't know the identity of the anonymous classmate he's ...
Style: touching, romantic, sincere, emotional, sweet ...
Audience: teen drama, teens
Plot: gay teenager, gay, coming out, lgbt teen, gay lead character, lgbt, homosexuality, high school, homosexual, gay relationship, male homosexuality, closeted homosexual ...
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Hidden Kisses (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Nathan, 16, lives alone with his father Stephane. A newcomer in high school, he is invited to a party and falls in love with Louis, a boy in his class. They find themselves out of sight and kiss each other, but someone takes a picture of them. Soon, ...
Style: gay cinema, realistic, captivating, melancholic, atmospheric ...
Plot: gay, gay lead character, homosexuality, coming out, closeted homosexual, gay bashing, gay slur, gay son, gay romance, lgbt, gay athlete, character study ...
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 7.7
 17K
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: gay cinema, serious, realistic, melancholic, scenic ...
Plot: gay, homosexuality, gay relationship, gay lead character, gay romance, closeted homosexual, lgbt, forbidden love, homosexual, male nudity, society, gays and lesbians ...
Time: 20th century, 1910s, victorian era, 19th century, victorian ...
Place: england, europe, london, buenos aires argentina, argentina ...
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 5.8
 728
The One (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Providing the romantic comedy genre with a decidedly queer twist, THE ONE is an effortlessly charming tale which proves that love is never simple! Hunky Daniel couldn’t have it better: great parents, a successful career and his beautiful fiancée ...
Style: sincere, touching, semi serious, realistic, humorous ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: closeted homosexual, coming out, gay husband, love triangle, first gay sexual experience, fiance fiancee relationship, gay relationship, unfulfilled love, gender, gays and lesbians, fall in love, couple relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa, massachusetts
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 8.3
 1.1M
American Beauty (1999)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: Lester Burnham, a depressed suburban father in a mid-life crisis, decides to turn his hectic life around after developing an infatuation with his daughter's attractive friend.
Style: thought provoking, melancholic, sexual, cynical, cerebral ...
Audience: teen drama
Plot: midlife crisis, older man young girl relationship, coming of age, existentialism, loneliness, character study, age difference, dysfunctional family, virgin, older man younger woman relationship, closeted homosexual, youth ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, 20th century
Place: usa
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Tom at the Farm (2013)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: France, Canada
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A young man travels to an isolated farm for his lover's funeral where he's quickly drawn into a twisted, sexually charged game by his lover's aggressive brother.
Style: psychological, serious, gloomy, atmospheric, suspenseful ...
Plot: gay, closeted homosexual, lgbt, hidden identity, gays and lesbians, family problems, countryside, male homosexuality, gay relationship, threat, dishonesty, farm ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 1997, 70s
Place: canada, montreal quebec canada, montreal, quebec
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 7.0
 10K
Priest (1994)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Father Greg Pilkington is torn between his call as a conservative Catholic priest and his secret life as a homosexual with a gay lover, frowned upon by the Church. Upon hearing the confession of a young girl of her incestuous father, Greg enters an ...
Style: thought provoking, touching, tense, contemplative, serious ...
Plot: sex with a priest, closeted homosexual, gay, catholic priest, sexual abuse, forbidden love, conservative, celibacy, sin, gays and lesbians, moral dilemma, crisis of faith ...
Time: 90s
Place: england, europe, united kingdom, liverpool, iraq
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East Side Story (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA, Mexico
Duration: 88 min.
Story: In this playfully provocative story set amidst the often-turbulent backdrop of gentrification, things get hot when an openly gay white couple moves into an East L.A. neighborhood where the locals have more than skeletons in their closets. The ...
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: gay, closeted homosexual, grandmother grandson relationship, interracial relations, gay relationship, gays and lesbians, romance, lifestyle, coming out, sexual relations, opposites attract, culture clash ...
Time: contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa, california
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 6.9
 2K
Consequences (2018)
Genre: Drama
Country: Slovenia, Austria
Duration: 95 min.
Story: After being sent to a youth detention centre, 18-year-old Andrej has to fight for his place within the group of inmates while getting closer to Željko, their informal leader, and struggling to keep his repressed secret in the dark.
Style: gay cinema, serious, realistic, suspenseful, suspense ...
Plot: closeted homosexual, closeted gay, troubled youth, secret, friendship, friendship between men, gang leader, blackmail, gay, manipulation, gay protagonist, sexual repression ...
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 7.6
 19K
Free Fall (2013)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Germany
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A promising career with the police, a baby on the way... Marc's life seems to be right on track. Then he meets fellow policeman Kay and during their regular jogs Marc experiences a never-before-felt sense of ease and effortlessness -- and what ...
Style: atmospheric, disturbing, touching, sexual, sincere ...
Plot: gay, gay love, gay relationship, coming out, gays and lesbians, lgbt, forbidden love, homosexuality, gay slur, fall in love, love affair, first gay sexual experience ...
Place: germany
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The Last Straight Man (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Lewis is a closeted gay man throwing a bachelor party for his straight best friend and secret crush, Cooper. After a night of drunken sex together, the two men decide to meet in the same hotel suite on the same night each year to hook up and catch ...
Style: touching, semi serious, humorous, realistic, lgbt cinema ...
Plot: friendship, lovers reunited, gay romance, closeted homosexual, gay, coming out, infidelity, double life, friendship between men, gay relationship, love affair, self discovery ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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 8.4
 12K
Why Women Kill (2019)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
TV show
Story: Three women living in three different decades: a housewife in the '60s, a socialite in the '80s and a lawyer in 2018, deal with infidelity in their marriages.
Style: captivating, witty, atmospheric, erotic, humorous ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night
Plot: marriage, housewife, open marriage, crumbling marriage, jealousy, male female relationship, women, female protagonist, extramarital affair, society, adultery, older woman younger man relationship ...
Time: 80s, 1960s, 60s, 1940s, 2010s
Place: usa
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Eyes Wide Open (2009)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Israel, Germany, France
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A beautifully affecting love story that has rightly earned comparisons to Brokeback Mountain, Haim Tabakman's potent yet impeccably restrained tale has won awards and accolades at film festivals the world over. Aaron, a pillar in ...
Style: bleak, realistic, captivating, tense, exciting ...
Plot: gay, gay sex, closeted homosexual, gay relationship, forbidden love, sexual tension, first gay sexual experience, rabbi, gay love, love and romance, life turned upside down, love affair ...
Time: contemporary
Place: israel, jerusalem
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 7.4
 4K
Mario (2018)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Sport
Country: Switzerland
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Two young gay soccer players get caught up between the politics of the game and the politics of love. In Swiss German.
Style: gay cinema, sentimental, lgbt cinema, touching, psychological ...
Plot: gay, gay relationship, gay romance, lgbt, gay athlete, gay sex, closeted homosexual, male homosexuality, first love, forbidden love, career, gay protagonist ...
Place: central europe
Is relevant ?
 6.4
 935
Front Cover (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: One man does all he can to veil his Asian heritage; the other takes great pains to hide his sexual orientation. Both of these things begin to change when Ryan is hired to prepare film star Ning for a fashion shoot, and the men develop a bond.
Style: touching, melancholic, sincere, sexy, captivating
Plot: gay, lgbt, closeted homosexual, actor, chinese american, gay sex, love and romance, life philosophy, sexual tension, bittersweet, unlikely relationship, unlikely couple ...
Place: new york
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 5.7
 258
Agonie (2016)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Germany, Austria
Duration: 93 min.
Story: On the 3rd of October a twenty-four-year-old student from Vienna kills his lover and chops up her corpse. Her torso is found in a dumpster, other body parts and the head are missing. There is no clue about the motive of the murder. A silent ...
Style: ambiguous ending, psychological, suspense, tense, unusual plot structure ...
Plot: closeted homosexual, gay slur, gay, student, socially awkward, emotional abuse, father son conflict, university, domineering father, father son relationship, male objectification, killer as protagonist ...
Place: central europe, vienna
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 6.8
 1K
Charlatan (2020)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Czech Republic, Ireland, Slovakia, Poland
Duration: 118 min.
Story: The breathtaking story of a man gifted with exceptional abilities set against the background of the events of the totalitarian fifties.
Style: non-linear
Plot: gay, closeted homosexual, gay sex, diagnosis, arrested, village, closeted gay, gay lead character, gay relationship, male nudity, queue, co worker co worker relationship ...
Time: 1950s, 50s
Place: central europe
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A Very English Scandal (2018)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Crime, Drama, History
Country: UK
Duration: 180 min.
TV show
Story: British politician Jeremy Thorpe is accused of murdering his ex-lover and is forced to stand trial in 1979.
Style: light, captivating, tense, humorous, queer cinema
Plot: lgbt, closeted homosexual, british history, politics, ex lover, gay, courtroom, friend, witness, politician, secret life, conspiracy ...
Time: 1960s, 60s, 70s
Place: united kingdom, dublin ireland, california, london
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But I'm a Cheerleader (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Megan is an all-American girl. A cheerleader. She has a boyfriend. But Megan doesn't like kissing her boyfriend very much. And she's pretty touchy with her cheerleader friends. Her conservative parents worry that she must be a lesbian and ...
Style: humorous, feel good, clever, touching, realistic ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: lesbian, gays and lesbians, coming out, lesbianism, cheerleader, lesbian love, lesbian romance, lgbt, closeted homosexual, friendship, gay, gay slur ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: usa
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 5.8
 8K
Boulevard (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, Mexico
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Nolan Mack, a soft-spoken bank employee, undoubtedly loves his wife Joy, though their cavernous empty house only underscores how disconnected they’ve always been from each other. Nolan finds himself drifting from his familiar present-day life in ...
Style: sincere, realistic, serious, touching
Plot: older man younger man relationship, male prostitute, closeted homosexual, self discovery, friendship, life turned upside down, couples, cold relationship, couple relations, disorder, husband wife relationship, gay ...
Place: usa
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The Catcher Was a Spy (2018)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Major league baseball player, Moe Berg, lives a double life working for the Office of Strategic Services.
Style: suspense, captivating, suspenseful, sentimental
Plot: spy, baseball, espionage, closeted homosexual, checkpoint, military police, baseball player, locker room, explosion, battlefield, dressing room, atomic bomb ...
Time: year 1941
Place: usa, italy, zurich switzerland, tokyo
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 7.6
 24K
The L Word (2004)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 50 min.
TV show
Story: A group of lesbian friends struggle with romance and careers in Los Angeles.
Style: talky, realistic, sincere, semi serious, sexy ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: lesbian, lesbian relationship, gays and lesbians, lgbt, lesbian couple, lesbianism, lesbian mother, female friendship, love triangle, sexual activity, lovers, infidelity ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: los angeles, california, usa
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 7.7
 24K
Kapoor & Sons (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 132 min.
Story: A story revolving around a dysfunctional family of two brothers who visit their parents and grandfather in Coonoor, and end up falling for the same woman.
Style: touching, suspense, disturbing, thought provoking, unusual plot structure
Plot: loneliness, coming out, brother brother relationship, closeted homosexual, parent child relationship, sibling rivalry, death, writers, brother, mother, old age, grandfather grandson relationship ...
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Seducing Maarya (2000)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Canada, India
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Vijay Chatterjee is a lonely widower and a successful restaurateur in Montreal. His thoroughly Westernized son Ashish works at his father's eatery but is more interested in the rock band that he started with his friend Michael. One day, Vijay ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, touching, captivating
Plot: love triangle, opposites attract, interracial relations, social differences, society, fall in love, couple relations, haunted by the past, family relations, couples, romance, love and romance ...
Time: 90s
Place: canada
Is relevant ?
 7.2
 973
Common Ground (2000)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: This movie contains three short stories dealing with the theme of homosexuality. In "A Friend of Dorothy", a woman joins the Navy during the 1950's and discovers lesbianism. In "Mr. Roberts", a teacher in a 1970's ...
Style: sincere, semi serious, realistic, anthology, captivating ...
Plot: coming out, navy, small town, lifestyle, couple relations, fall in love, opposites attract, society, love and romance, gays and lesbians, youth, teenage life ...
Time: 50s, 70s, year 1974, year 1954, 1950s ...
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 5.5
 463
Keillers park (2006)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Sweden
Duration: 91 min.
Story: This is a film about the sexual awakening of Peter to feelings of homosexual desire.
Style: tense, realistic, disturbing, suspense, sexy ...
Plot: coming out, infidelity, murder, love affair, investigation, crimes, love and romance, deadly, romance, dishonesty, gender, couples ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: sweden, europe, eastern europe
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 7.6
 882
The Book Group (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: The Book Group is a comedy drama that aired on Channel 4 in the United Kingdom between 2002 and 2003 and ran for two series. It was written and directed by the American-born Glasgow resident Annie Griffin, who also wrote and directed Festival. It ...
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, sitcom, talky ...
Plot: friendship, social relations, loneliness, closeted homosexual, love, disability, indoor, american tourist, alcohol, sexual frustration, cookie, gay interest ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: scotland, glasgow scotland
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