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 realistic, touching, humorous, sexy, emotional and semi serious films and TV shows about / with gay, coming out, gender, gay kiss, gays and lesbians, lgbt, homosexual, homosexuality, mother son relationship and gay slur 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), Latter Days (2003), Prayers for Bobby (2009), Shelter (2007), Get Real (1998), Beautiful Thing (1996), Free Fall (2013), Alex Strangelove (2018), In & Out (1997), Just a Question of Love (2000).

List of coming out movies

 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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 7.0
 17K
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, sentimental, romantic, humorous, disturbing ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: gay, coming out, first gay sexual experience, homosexuality, fall in love, homosexual, one night stand, gays and lesbians, strong sexual content, self discovery, depression, romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, idaho, usa, salt lake city utah, new york ...
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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, realistic, emotional ...
Plot: coming out, homosexuality, gay teenager, lgbt, gay, tragic event, gays and lesbians, homosexual, teen suicide, family relations, life is a bitch, religious intolerance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: san francisco, usa, california, portland oregon
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 7.6
 21K
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, sincere, romantic, sweet, emotional ...
Audience: teens
Plot: gay, gay relationship, coming out, gays and lesbians, best friends, homosexual, grownups, gay teenager, homosexuality, gay romance, teenage life, surfing ...
Time: contemporary, 70s
Place: california, southern california, san francisco, canada, new jersey
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 7.5
 12K
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: touching, sentimental, sincere, realistic, humorous ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: gay, coming out, coming of age, gays and lesbians, teenage life, gay slur, friendship, fall in love, gay teenager, gender, romance, youth ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: england, europe, britain, london
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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, semi serious, sincere, romantic, sweet ...
Audience: teens
Plot: gay, coming out, homosexuality, gay teenager, gays and lesbians, lgbt teen, teenage love, lgbt, sexuality, friendship, homosexual, teenager ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: london, england, europe
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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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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: queer cinema
Audience: teen comedy, teens
Plot: gay, homosexuality, coming out, lgbt, first gay sexual experience, high school, loss of virginity, frat party, prom, male virgin, girlfriend, seduction ...
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 6.4
 38K
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: humorous, feel good, realistic, semi serious, neo screwball comedy ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: coming out, gay slur, gay, lgbt, self discovery, teachers and students, small town, homosexuality, repressed homosexual, gay stereotype, closeted homosexual, sexual repression ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: indiana, usa
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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, disturbing ...
Audience: teens
Plot: gay, gays and lesbians, coming out, homosexuality, gay slur, gay relationship, fall in love, couples, love and romance, lifestyle, gay love, secret love ...
Time: 90s
Place: france, europe, paris france
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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: sentimental, semi serious, romantic, sexy, stylized ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: lesbian, lesbian romance, lesbian love, lgbt, lesbian relationship, gays and lesbians, coming out, love affair, power of love, love triangle, couple relations, wedding ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: london, europe, tower bridge london
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 7.2
 13K
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, humorous, light, romantic ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: coming out, gay, gays and lesbians, summer camp, friendship, gay teenager, love triangle, gay slur, teenagers, youth, romance, teenage love ...
Time: contemporary
Place: germany, europe, berlin germany, bavaria
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 5.0
 935
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, touching, humorous, realistic
Plot: coming out, gay athlete, athlete's life, ambition, life turned upside down, social relations, sport, romance, buddies, rivalry, journalism, hopes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: iceland, scandinavia
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 6.9
 1K
Coming Out (1989)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: East Germany
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Reportedly the first film to come out of East Germany to deal openly with gay issues. Philipp, a closeted teacher is dating a female collegue to keep up appearances. One night, by 'accident' he stumbles into a gay bar, meets and promptly ...
Style: sincere, psychological, sexual, touching, emotional ...
Plot: coming out, gays and lesbians, gay, love triangle, gay teenager, teacher, sexuality, concert, gay bar, gay relationship, couples, gender ...
Time: 80s
Place: east berlin, europe, germany, berlin germany, east berlin east germany
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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, realistic ...
Plot: gay, coming out, gay relationship, gays and lesbians, lgbt teen, college, family relations, holiday, youth, love and romance, gender, disorder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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 5.9
 10K
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, semi serious, funny, sweet, light ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: gay, gay teenager, gay lead character, coming out, lgbt teen, high school, friends, friendship, lgbt, teenage life, gays and lesbians, youth ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s
Place: usa, new jersey
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 7.3
 11K
Loose Cannons (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Italy
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Tommaso is the youngest son of the Cantones, a large, traditional southern Italian family operating a pasta-making business since the 1960s. On a trip home from Rome, where he studies literature and lives with his boyfriend, Tommaso decides to tell ...
Style: touching, feel good, uplifting, semi serious, humorous ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: coming out, gay, family business, lifestyle, gay son, family secret, love affair, family life, parents and children, family disapproval, family values, father son relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, italy, rome italy
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 6.6
 2K
Dorian Blues (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Dorian realizes he is gay in his final year of high school. He meets another gay youth locally, but remains confused. He starts therapy, then resorts to confession in the Church, and finally comes out to his brother. Dorian then decides to come out ...
Style: sentimental, touching, semi serious, feel good, humorous ...
Audience: teens
Plot: coming out, coming of age, gay teenager, gay, self discovery, teenage life, friendship, introspection, parents and children, youth, father son relationship, college ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new york, usa
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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: touching, serious, realistic, emotional, stylized ...
Plot: gay, coming out, religion, lgbt, gender, society, couples, youth, artists and showbiz, religions or cults, gays and lesbians, art ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: bahamas, caribbean
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 6.3
 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: coming out, family relations, forbidden love, family life, family, romance, parents and children, dangerous attraction, father, buddies, youth, crumbling marriage ...
Time: contemporary
Place: canada
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 7.2
 87K
Beginners (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A young man is rocked by two announcements from his elderly father: that he has terminal cancer, and that he has a young male lover.
Style: touching, sentimental, sincere, emotional, sad ...
Plot: father son relationship, coming out, gay father, grief, gay, terminal illness, secret, dying, cancer, self discovery, love affair, couple relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 1950s, 50s, year 1953 ...
Place: california, los angeles, usa, new york
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 8.1
 5K
Love, Victor (2020)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
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: gay cinema, romantic, sweet, captivating, humorous ...
Audience: teens, teen drama
Plot: gay, coming out, gay teenager, gay relationship, gay lead character, lgbt teen, lgbt, homosexual, high school, male homosexuality, high school sweetheart, friendship ...
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 6.7
 9K
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: talky, light, realistic, touching, romantic ...
Audience: kids
Plot: gay, coming out, friendship, dating, relationships, prejudice, women, fall in love, loneliness, family, happy ending, gay slur ...
Place: san francisco
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 7.1
 8K
Trick (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: The misadventures of two young gay men, trying to find a place to be alone, one night in Manhattan. Gabriel, an aspiring writer of Broadway musicals, meets Mark, a muscled stripper, who picks him up on the subway. They spend the night trying to find ...
Style: feel good, humorous, witty, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick, teens
Plot: gay romance, coming out, gays and lesbians, gay, gay lead character, gay relationship, one night stand, one-night stand, fall in love, homosexuality, gay bar, female impersonator ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, new jersey, california
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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: serious, sincere, touching, realistic
Plot: coming out, gays and lesbians, family relations, self discovery, couple relations, couples, gender, love triangle, fall in love, gay love, lgbt, athlete ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: poland, warsaw poland
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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: touching, emotional, serious, realistic, sexy ...
Plot: coming out, gay, gays and lesbians, love affair, impossible love, reunion, destructive relationship, love and romance, lovers reunited, obsession, tragic love, family problems ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: oregon, seattle, seattle washington, salt lake city utah
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 5.5
 2K
Rock Haven (2007)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Canada
Duration: 78 min.
Story: The coastal California community of Rock Haven is the perfect place for cute eighteen-year-old Brady and his loving mother to begin a fresh start. Their mission: to spread the word of the Lord. But while roaming the beach one day, Brady meets ...
Style: sincere, psychological, touching, serious, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: gay love, coming out, gay relationship, gay, beach, first gay sexual experience, family relations, friendship, christianity, church, gay teenager, teenage life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california
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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: touching, realistic, semi serious, humorous, sexual ...
Plot: coming out, gay relationship, gay, gays and lesbians, pregnancy, family relations, closeted gay, gender bending, couples, love and romance, save the day, womanizer ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: rome italy, italy, spain, madrid
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Guys and Balls (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance, Sport
Country: Germany
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Ecki is a sweet, closeted gay man who works in his family’s bakery and plays goalie in his small town’s soccer team. When he both loses the big game, and is caught flirting with another player, his homophobic teammates throw him out. He vows to ...
Style: feel good, humorous, realistic, semi serious, queer cinema
Audience: teens
Plot: coming out, small town, self discovery, grudge, sport team, self fulfillment, injustice, against the odds, athlete and trainer, athlete's life, lifestyle, contests and competitions ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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 8.5
 14K
Please Like Me (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Australia
Duration: 29 min.
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, sincere, semi serious, realistic, offbeat
Plot: gay relationship, coming out, friendship, gays and lesbians, homosexual, suicide attempt, roommate, self discovery, sexuality, sexual identity, gay, lgbt ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: australia
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