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, humorous and sexual films and TV shows about / with closeted homosexual, gay, gay slur, homosexuality, gay kiss, gay interest, gays and lesbians, male nudity, gender and coming out 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), Love, Simon (2018), Geography Club (2013), Maurice (1987), Consequences (2018), Tom at the Farm (2013), The Last Straight Man (2014), The One (2011), Free Fall (2013).

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, sincere, sexy, touching ...
Plot: homosexuality, gay, gay relationship, forbidden love, gays and lesbians, homosexual, gay romance, closeted homosexual, gay slur, male nudity, first gay sexual experience, cowboy ...
Time: 60s, 80s, 1960s, 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, dark humor
Plot: closeted homosexual, gay love, gay, homosexuality, gay relationship, homosexual, lust, male nudity, sexual tension, homoeroticism, gay sex, male homosexuality ...
Place: argentina
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 7.6
 95K
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, sweet, emotional, sincere ...
Audience: teen drama, teens
Plot: gay, gay teenager, coming out, lgbt, gay lead character, homosexuality, lgbt teen, homosexual, high school, gay relationship, love, gay son ...
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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 teenager, closeted homosexual, gay, coming of age, high school, teenage sexuality, friendship, sexual orientation, teenage life, youth, social misfits, misfit ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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 7.7
 16K
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, forbidden love, closeted homosexual, gay lead character, lgbt, society, gays and lesbians, first gay sexual experience, gay relationship, gay romance, youth ...
Time: 1910s, 19th century, 20th century, victorian, 1900s ...
Place: england, europe, london, argentina, buenos aires argentina ...
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 6.9
 1K
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, realistic, serious, suspenseful, suspense ...
Plot: closeted homosexual, closeted gay, troubled youth, blackmail, friendship between men, secret, friendship, gang leader, manipulation, gay protagonist, sexual repression, repressed sexuality ...
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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, countryside, hidden identity, gays and lesbians, lgbt, threat, gay relationship, family problems, dishonesty, farm, dysfunctional family ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 1997, 70s
Place: canada, quebec, montreal, montreal quebec canada
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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, gay cinema ...
Plot: friendship, closeted homosexual, gay, infidelity, lovers reunited, coming out, gay relationship, self discovery, love affair, romance, gender, dishonesty ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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 5.7
 710
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, realistic, semi serious, romanticism ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: closeted homosexual, gay husband, love triangle, fiance fiancee relationship, coming out, unfulfilled love, gays and lesbians, romance, love and romance, gender, fall in love, couple relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, massachusetts
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 7.6
 18K
Free Fall (2013)
Genre: Drama
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: touching, atmospheric, disturbing, emotional, sincere ...
Plot: gay, gay love, gay relationship, gays and lesbians, coming out, homosexuality, gay slur, forbidden love, lgbt, love affair, fall in love, strong sexual content ...
Place: germany
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 8.3
 1.0M
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, captivating ...
Audience: teen drama
Plot: midlife crisis, loneliness, coming of age, age difference, older man young girl relationship, existentialism, virgin, dysfunctional family, character study, family problems, older man younger woman relationship, first time ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, 20th century
Place: usa
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Why Women Kill (2019)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
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, atmospheric, witty, erotic, dark humor ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night
Plot: housewife, women, crumbling marriage, open marriage, marriage, jealousy, male female relationship, female protagonist, older woman younger man relationship, society, interracial couple, adultery ...
Time: 80s, 1960s, 60s, 1940s, 2010s
Place: usa
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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: date night, girls' night
Plot: closeted homosexual, grandmother grandson relationship, gay, interracial relations, gay relationship, gays and lesbians, lifestyle, romance, opposites attract, sexual relations, culture clash, love triangle ...
Time: contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa, california
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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 lead character, gay, homosexuality, gay son, gay slur, gay bashing, coming out, gay romance, closeted homosexual, gay athlete, lgbt, forbidden love ...
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A Very English Scandal (2018)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Crime, Drama, History
Country: UK
Duration: 180 min.
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: british history, lgbt, closeted homosexual, politics, ex lover, gay, conspiracy, witness, secret life, politician, blackmail, friend ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, 70s
Place: london, california
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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, cheerleader, lesbianism, coming out, closeted homosexual, friendship, gay, lesbian romance, lesbian love, gay slur, satire ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: usa
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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, contemplative, tense, serious ...
Plot: sex with a priest, catholic priest, gay, sexual abuse, conservative, sin, closeted homosexual, gays and lesbians, forbidden love, moral dilemma, celibacy, crisis of faith ...
Time: 90s
Place: england, europe, iraq, liverpool
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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: closeted homosexual, male prostitute, friendship, self discovery, life turned upside down, cold relationship, couples, couple relations, disorder, blackmail, secret life, gay ...
Place: usa
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 7.4
 3K
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, touching, psychological, captivating ...
Plot: gay, gay relationship, gay romance, lgbt, gay athlete, first love, career, closeted homosexual, gay protagonist, gay sex, ambition, forbidden love ...
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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, exciting, tense ...
Plot: gay, forbidden love, rabbi, sexual tension, closeted homosexual, gay love, love and romance, life turned upside down, love affair, warning, religions or cults, lifestyle ...
Time: contemporary
Place: israel, jerusalem
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 5.7
 254
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
Plot: closeted homosexual, gay slur, gay, bdsm, arm wrestling, male homosexuality, suffocation, gay interest, milkshake, crying baby, fistfight, disposing of a dead body ...
Place: central europe, vienna
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The Catcher Was a Spy (2018)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Major league baseball player, Moe Berg, lives a double life working for the Office of Strategic Services.
Style: suspense, sentimental, suspenseful, captivating
Plot: spy, espionage, baseball, closeted homosexual, military police, checkpoint, baseball player, locker room, explosion, battlefield, dressing room, gay ...
Time: year 1941
Place: usa, italy, zurich switzerland, tokyo
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I Am Not What You Want (2001)
Genre: Romance
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 49 min.
Story: Rick was kicked out of his home because of his homosexuality, and takes refuge in the home of his friend Mark. Living under the same roof, these youths realize they have more in common than they thought. But will it lead to heartwarming or ...
Style: touching, serious, sincere, romantic
Plot: friends in love, love, friendship, closeted homosexual, homosexuality, dysfunctional family, coming out, musician, guitar, unsupportive parent, leaving home, flatmate ...
Place: hong kong
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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: touching, realistic, semi serious, captivating
Plot: love triangle, opposites attract, interracial relations, social differences, society, fall in love, couple relations, haunted by the past, couples, family relations, romance, love and romance ...
Time: 90s
Place: canada
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 7.1
 967
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: semi serious, realistic, sincere, anthology, captivating ...
Plot: coming out, small town, navy, lifestyle, couple relations, fall in love, teenage life, couples, love and romance, society, opposites attract, best friends ...
Time: 50s, 70s, 1950s, 2000s, year 1974 ...
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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: sentimental, humorous, witty, feel good, touching ...
Audience: date night
Plot: hollywood, fake marriage, movie star, opposites attract, lifestyle, actor's life, love affair, fall in love, couple relations, coming out, showbiz, couples ...
Time: 50s, 1950s
Place: usa
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 5.6
 452
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, gender, crimes, love and romance, romance, dishonesty, deadly, fall in love ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: sweden, europe, eastern europe
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 7.6
 863
The Book Group (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 24 min.
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, book, indoor, american tourist, alcohol, sexual frustration, swearing ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: scotland
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Zombie Cheerleader Camp (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Its Brains, B-R-A-I-N-S and pass the pom poms as Horror ensues when a camp full of air headed cheerleaders face a contagious Zombie Virus.
Style: dark humor, rough, semi serious, humorous
Plot: zombie, cheerleader, eaten alive, toxic waste, closeted homosexual, intestines, guts, virus, danger, camp, nipples, wet t shirt ...
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 6.3
 2K
Shank (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Teenage gang member Cal, hides his sexuality from his fellow gang members despite their often violent dislike of anyone that isn't the same as them, be they unsuspecting shoppers, foreign students, gays, etc. When his world collides with ...
Style: serious, realistic, sexy, compassionate, romantic ...
Plot: gay teenager, gay, gay slur, coming out, gang, gay love, rape, gay bashing, love and romance, gays and lesbians, lgbt, crimes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: britain
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