Coming out movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant coming out movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out queer cinema, realistic, touching, sexy, humorous and emotional films and TV shows about / with gay, lgbt, coming out, lgbtq, homosexuality, gender, gays and lesbians, gay kiss, gay slur and gay interest plots mostly in Romance, Drama and Comedy genres shot in USA, UK, Germany and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as coming out: Love, Simon (2018), G.B.F. (2013), Shelter (2007), Beautiful Thing (1996), Alex Strangelove (2018), Free Fall (2013), Prayers for Bobby (2009), Latter Days (2003), Get Real (1998), Imagine Me & You (2005).

List of coming out movies

 7.5
 114K
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, emotional, sweet, romantic, sincere ...
Audience: teens, chick flick, teen drama
Plot: gay, lgbt, lgbt teen, coming out, teenager, homosexuality, gay teenager, gay lead character, high school, gay relationship, homosexual, gay son ...
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 5.9
 11K
G.B.F. (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: The bitter fight for supremacy between the three most popular girls at North Gateway High takes an unexpected turn when their classmate, Tanner, is outed and becomes the school’s first openly gay student. The trio races to bag the big trend in ...
Style: humorous, funny, light, sweet, semi serious ...
Audience: teens, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: gay, coming out, lgbt teen, gay teenager, lgbt, gay lead character, friendship, high school, friends, gays and lesbians, teenager, teenage life ...
Time: contemporary, 80s, 21st century
Place: new jersey, usa
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 7.6
 23K
Shelter (2007)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Forced to give up his dreams of art school, Zach works dead-end jobs to support his sister and her son. Questioning his life, he paints, surfs and hangs out with his best friend, Gabe. When Gabe's older brother returns home for the summer, Zach ...
Style: touching, sexy, romantic, sweet, sincere ...
Audience: chick flick, teens
Plot: gay, gay relationship, coming out, homosexual, homosexuality, surfing, gays and lesbians, gay love, gay teenager, grownups, first gay sexual experience, gay romance ...
Time: 70s, contemporary
Place: california, san francisco, new jersey, canada, southern california
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Beautiful Thing (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A pair of teenage boys growing up in a working-class neighbourhood of Thamesmead, in south-east London, become aware of their homosexuality. While both were vaguely aware they might be gay, neither had ever acted on their impulses. Once they decide ...
Style: touching, sweet, romantic, semi serious, sincere ...
Audience: teens, pre-teens, chick flick
Plot: gay, coming out, gay teenager, homosexuality, gay love, lgbt teen, lgbt, coming of age, teenage love, gays and lesbians, sexuality, friendship ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: london, england, europe
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Alex Strangelove (2018)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Alex Truelove is on a quest to lose his virginity, an event eagerly awaited by his patient girlfriend and cheered on with welcome advice by his rowdy friends. But Alex, a super gregarious dude, is oddly unmotivated. A magical house party throws Alex ...
Style: humorous, psychological, teen comedy, queer cinema
Audience: teens
Plot: gay, lgbt, coming out, homosexuality, first gay sexual experience, gay interest, male homosexuality, sexual confusion, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, loss of virginity, prom, high school ...
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 7.5
 21K
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: emotional, disturbing, atmospheric, touching, sincere ...
Plot: gay, lgbt, gay love, coming out, gay relationship, homosexuality, gays and lesbians, forbidden love, gay slur, first gay sexual experience, infidelity, love affair ...
Place: germany
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Prayers for Bobby (2009)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: True story of Mary Griffith, gay rights crusader, whose teenage son committed suicide due to her religious intolerance. Based on the book of the same title by Leroy Aarons.
Style: touching, sentimental, serious, sad, art house ...
Audience: chick flick, teens, teen drama
Plot: lgbt, gay, gay teenager, coming out, gay love, gay relationship, homosexuality, gays and lesbians, homosexual, teen suicide, suicide, religious intolerance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 1984, year 1979
Place: usa, san francisco, california, portland oregon
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 7.0
 18K
Latter Days (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Aaron Davis (Steve Sandvoss) and Christian Markelli (Wes Ramsey) are the two most opposite people in the world. Aaron is a young Elder (or a Mormon missionary) who wants to do his family proud and is quite passionate about his religion and film. ...
Style: touching, romantic, sentimental, sexy, erotic ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night
Plot: gay, coming out, first gay sexual experience, homosexuality, gay love, sex, depression, lgbt, homosexual, opposites attract, relationships, gay lead character ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, new jersey, idaho, usa, new york ...
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 7.5
 14K
Get Real (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A tenderly romantic coming-of-age story as two boys in a British school fall in love.
Style: sentimental, touching, sexy, sincere, realistic ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, chick flick, pre-teens, teen drama
Plot: gay, coming out, coming of age, first gay sexual experience, gay teenager, teenage life, lgbt, gender, gay slur, friendship, gays and lesbians, youth ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: england, britain, europe, london
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Imagine Me & You (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, Germany
Duration: 90 min.
Story: During her wedding ceremony, Rachel notices Luce in the audience and feels instantly drawn to her. The two women become close friends, and when Rachel learns that Luce is a lesbian, she realizes that despite her happy marriage to Heck, she is ...
Style: romantic, sexy, sentimental, stylized, semi serious ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick, date night
Plot: lesbian, lgbt, lesbian relationship, lesbian love, lesbian romance, love triangle, coming out, lesbian couple, love affair, gays and lesbians, couple relations, wedding ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: london, europe, tower bridge london
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 6.4
 42K
In & Out (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A midwestern teacher questions his sexuality after a former student makes a comment about him at the Academy Awards.
Style: sexy, feel good, funny, humorous, clever ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: gay, coming out, lgbt, small town, gay slur, closeted homosexual, homosexuality, wedding, gay stereotype, self discovery, lgbtq, dancing ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: indiana, usa
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 7.3
 14K
Summer Storm (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance, Sport
Country: Germany
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Tobi and Achim, the pride of the local crew club, have been the best of friends for years and are convinced that nothing will ever stand in the way of their friendship. They look forward to the upcoming summer camp and the crew competition. Then the ...
Style: touching, emotional, romantic, light, sweet ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, chick flick, pre-teens, teen drama
Plot: gay, coming out, lgbt, gay teenager, gays and lesbians, friendship, gay love, summer camp, coming of age, homosexuality, romance, teenage love ...
Time: contemporary
Place: germany, berlin germany, europe, bavaria
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 6.7
 10K
4th Man Out (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Adam is your average working-class guy living in small-town America. He's an auto mechanic who spends his free time with his tight-knit band of bros, Chris, Nick and Ortu, with whom he does everything—poker, video games, shooting hoops, ...
Style: light, talky, touching, realistic, romantic ...
Audience: kids, chick flick
Plot: gay, coming out, friendship, lgbt, relationships, dating, loneliness, prejudice, women, happy ending, family, lgbtq ...
Place: san francisco
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Just a Question of Love (2000)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 88 min.
Story: After his gay cousin dies from hepatitis, young Laurent, who lives with his best friend Carole, falls in love with Cedric, a plant scientist. He's afraid to inform his conservative parents that he is gay.
Style: realistic, serious, touching, emotional, sexy ...
Audience: teens
Plot: gay, coming out, homosexuality, gays and lesbians, lgbt, gay relationship, gay love, gay slur, gay sex, love and romance, male homosexuality, fall in love ...
Time: 90s
Place: france, europe, paris france
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 8.0
 17K
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, sweet, light ...
Audience: teens, teen drama
Plot: gay, lgbt, coming out, high school, gay lead character, gay teenager, male homosexuality, gay relationship, lgbt teen, closeted gay, homosexual, homosexuality ...
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Eleven Men Out (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance, Sport
Country: Iceland, Finland, UK
Duration: 85 min.
Story: The star player of Icelands top football team causes a stir when he admits to being gay to his team mates and then goes on a journey to discover himself (with the help of the local press). He soon finds himself on the bench for most of his teams ...
Style: semi serious, sentimental, humorous, touching, realistic
Plot: coming out, gay, gay athlete, football, ambition, athlete's life, life turned upside down, lgbt, romance, sport, rivalry, buddies ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: iceland, reykjavik iceland, scandinavia
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The Truth About Jane (2000)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Jane, a high school teenager, tries to deal with the discovery that she is a lesbian after developing an intense friendship with another girl who makes her discover her true sexuality, which is only the start of Jane's troubles when Jane's ...
Style: sincere, touching, sentimental, serious, disturbing ...
Audience: girls' night, teens
Plot: lesbian, coming out, lesbian sex, school, lesbian relationship, lesbian couple, fall in love, youth, high school life, lesbian teen, gay teacher, friendship ...
Time: 90s, year 1989, year 1993
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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: captivating, lgbt cinema, realistic, melancholic, atmospheric ...
Audience: pre-teens
Plot: gay, lgbt, gay lead character, coming out, homosexuality, gay love, gay bashing, gay romance, gay son, closeted homosexual, gay teenager, gay slur ...
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The Way He Looks (2014)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Brazil
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Leonardo is a blind teenager dealing with an overprotective mother while trying to live a more independent life. To the disappointment of his best friend, Giovana, he plans to go on an exchange program abroad. When Gabriel, a new student in town, ...
Style: touching, serious, sweet, romantic, sentimental ...
Audience: teens, chick flick, teen drama
Plot: gay, lgbt, homosexuality, blindness, coming of age, gay teenager, gay love, school, friendship, gay couple, coming out, teenage love ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: brazil, sao paulo brazil
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Children of God (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: Bahamas
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Johnny (Johnny Ferro) is an art student in Nassau whose technique is perfect, but he’s creatively blocked. His teacher sends him off to the rural island of Eleuthera where he meets Romeo (Stephen Tyrone Williams), a hot musician. They begin a ...
Style: serious, touching, realistic, emotional, stylized ...
Plot: gay, coming out, lgbt, religion, gays and lesbians, couples, art, gender, society, youth, religions or cults, artists and showbiz ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: bahamas, caribbean
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 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: gay, coming out, gay relationship, gays and lesbians, gay couple, closeted gay, lgbt, gay romance, family relations, love and romance, gender, save the day ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: italy, rome italy, spain, madrid
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Floating Skyscrapers (2013)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Poland
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Kuba attends an art opening with his girlfriend of two years and bumps into Mikal. The connection between these two young men is instantaneous and intoxicating, and despite opposition from all sides, he allows Mikal into his life. The results go ...
Style: touching, serious, sincere, realistic, erotic ...
Plot: coming out, lgbt, gay, gay love, gay sex, gays and lesbians, bisexual, family relations, couple relations, gay lead character, gender, nude swimming ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: poland, warsaw poland
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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, sexy, captivating ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: gay, coming out, lgbt teen, gay relationship, gays and lesbians, gay couple, lgbt, christmas, family relations, college, youth, gender ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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 5.7
 7K
Gray Matters (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Sam and Gray are such a well-matched pair that it is difficult to believe they are brother and sister rather than husband and wife. They both share a love of 1940s movies and dancing, and when they meet Charlie, they have something else in common: ...
Style: feel good, light, stylized, touching, humorous ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, teens, date night
Plot: lesbian, coming out, romance, lesbian interest, women, lgbt, love triangle, fall in love, siblings relations, gays and lesbians, gay, lgbtq ...
Time: contemporary
Place: san francisco, new york, usa
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The Falls: Testament of Love (2013)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 123 min.
Story: The Falls: Testament of Love is a continuation of the story of RJ Smith and Chris Merrill, two Mormon missionaries that fell in love during their mission in a small town in Oregon. The boys haven't spoken in five years, but when an unexpected ...
Style: realistic, serious, emotional, touching, sexy ...
Plot: gay, coming out, gays and lesbians, gay relationship, lgbt, gay sex, love affair, impossible love, destructive relationship, crumbling marriage, love and romance, couples ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: oregon, seattle, salt lake city utah
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 8.5
 18K
Please Like Me (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Australia
Duration: 29 min.
TV show
Story: After breaking up with his girlfriend, Josh comes to the realization that he is homosexual. With the support of his now ex girlfriend Claire, and his best friend and house mate Tom, Josh must help his mother with her battle with depression and the ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, sincere, sitcom ...
Audience: teens, chick flick
Plot: gay, coming out, friendship, gay relationship, lgbt, suicide attempt, depression, roommate, sexuality, homosexual, friend, gays and lesbians ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: australia
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Call Me by Your Name (2017)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Italy, France, USA, Brazil
Duration: 132 min.
Story: Elio Perlman is spending the summer with his family at their vacation home in Lombardy, Italy. When his father hires a handsome doctoral student, the curious 17-year-old finds himself developing a growing attraction to the young man.
Style: touching, sincere, disturbing, lgbt cinema, homoerotic ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, pre-teens, chick flick, teen drama
Plot: gay, lgbt, gay love, summer, love, homosexual, gay relationship, gay teenager, gay romance, teenage boy, gay couple, first love ...
Time: year 1983, 80s
Place: italy, mediterranean sea
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You Should Meet My Son! (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A comedy about a conservative Southern mom who discovers that her only son is gay. Determined that he won’t go through life alone and miserable, she sets out to find him the perfect husband!
Style: realistic, humorous, sincere, captivating, sexy ...
Plot: gay, coming out, gay relationship, gay couple, male stripper, gays and lesbians, family relations, lgbt, acceptance, love and romance, youth, couples ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: southern usa, birmingham alabama, alabama
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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, captivating, disturbing ...
Plot: gay, coming out, lgbt, infidelity, family relations, gays and lesbians, family, family life, father, parents and children, dangerous attraction, romance ...
Time: contemporary
Place: canada
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 8.3
 29K
Young Royals (2021)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Sweden
Duration: 50 min.
TV show
Story: Prince Wilhelm adjusts to life at his prestigious new boarding school, Hillerska, but following his heart proves more challenging than anticipated.
Style: captivating, disturbing, romantic, psychological, feel good ...
Audience: teen drama
Plot: gay, lgbt, gay lead character, school, teenage boy, royal family, coming out, love story, social problems, boarding school, coming of age, adolescence ...
Place: sweden, eastern europe
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