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, sexual and semi serious films and TV shows about / with gay, coming out, gender, homosexuality, gay slur, gays and lesbians, lgbt, gay kiss, love and romance and homosexual 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), Latter Days (2003), Get Real (1998), Prayers for Bobby (2009), Alex Strangelove (2018), Just a Question of Love (2000), Summer Storm (2004), Free Fall (2013).

List of coming out movies

 7.6
 105K
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, coming out, gay teenager, lgbt teen, gay lead character, lgbt, homosexuality, homosexual, gay relationship, high school, male homosexuality, closeted homosexual ...
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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, semi serious, funny, sweet, light ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: coming out, gay, gay teenager, gay lead character, lgbt teen, friends, friendship, lgbt, high school, teenage life, gays and lesbians, youth ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s
Place: usa, new jersey
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 7.7
 22K
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, homosexual, gay romance, first gay sexual experience, gay sex, best friends, grownups, homosexuality, gay teenager ...
Time: contemporary, 70s
Place: california, southern california, san francisco, canada, new jersey
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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, romantic, sentimental, disturbing, humorous ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: gay, coming out, first gay sexual experience, homosexuality, opposites attract, fall in love, one night stand, homosexual, gays and lesbians, strong sexual content, self discovery, depression ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, idaho, usa, new york, salt lake city utah ...
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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: touching, sentimental, sincere, realistic, humorous ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: gay, coming out, lgbt child, coming of age, teenage life, first gay sexual experience, gays and lesbians, gay slur, friendship, fall in love, gay teenager, gender ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: england, europe, britain, london
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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, gays and lesbians, tragic event, teen suicide, religious intolerance, gay relationship, homosexual, male homosexuality ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1984, year 1979
Place: usa, san francisco, california, united states, portland oregon
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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: psychological, humorous, queer cinema
Audience: teen comedy, teens
Plot: gay, coming out, homosexuality, lgbt, first gay sexual experience, high school, loss of virginity, gay interest, frat party, male homosexuality, prom, sexual confusion ...
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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, emotional, touching, disturbing ...
Audience: teens
Plot: gay, coming out, gays and lesbians, homosexuality, gay slur, gay sex, gay relationship, lgbt, love and romance, fall in love, gay love, couples ...
Time: 90s
Place: france, europe, paris france
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 7.2
 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, humorous, light, romantic ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: coming out, gay, gays and lesbians, friendship, summer camp, gay teenager, lgbt, teenage love, love triangle, gay slur, teenagers, youth ...
Time: contemporary
Place: germany, europe, berlin germany, bavaria
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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, sexual, touching, sincere ...
Plot: gay, gay love, gay relationship, coming out, gays and lesbians, lgbt, forbidden love, gay slur, homosexuality, fall in love, love affair, gay sex ...
Place: germany
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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, lgbt teen, teenage love, gays and lesbians, lgbt, sexuality, friendship, homosexual, coming of age ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: london, england, europe
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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, lesbian relationship, coming out, lgbt, gays and lesbians, love affair, lesbian couple, love triangle, couple relations, wedding ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: london, europe, tower bridge london
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 6.4
 40K
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 orientation ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: indiana, usa
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 5.1
 977
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, romance, rivalry, buddies, sport, journalism, hopes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: iceland, scandinavia
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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, gay slur, gay bashing, closeted homosexual, gay son, gay romance, lgbt, character study, gay athlete ...
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 8.1
 11K
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: gay cinema, romantic, captivating, sweet, humorous ...
Audience: teens, teen drama
Plot: gay teenager, gay, lgbt teen, coming out, gay lead character, gay relationship, lgbt, male homosexuality, homosexual, closeted gay, love, gay son ...
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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: 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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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, sexual ...
Plot: gay, coming out, gay relationship, gays and lesbians, lgbt teen, family relations, college, youth, love and romance, gender, parents and children, disorder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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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, sentimental, touching, serious, disturbing ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: lesbian, coming out, fall in love, school, lesbian couple, high school life, lesbian sex, youth, teenage love, friendship, parents and children, gays and lesbians ...
Time: 90s, year 1993, year 1989
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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, lgbt, gays and lesbians, couples, religion, gender, society, youth, artists and showbiz, religions or cults, art ...
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: touching, humorous, semi serious, sexy, gay cinema ...
Plot: coming out, gay relationship, gay, gays and lesbians, family relations, gay couple, closeted gay, love and romance, gender, save the day, gay lead character, pregnancy ...
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, sincere, serious, realistic, bleak
Plot: coming out, gays and lesbians, family relations, couple relations, gay love, lgbt, gender, love triangle, gay sex, self discovery, friendship, couples ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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, realistic, serious, sexual ...
Plot: gay, coming out, gays and lesbians, love affair, impossible love, reunion, destructive relationship, gay sex, family problems, couples, love and romance, crumbling marriage ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: oregon, seattle washington, seattle, salt lake city utah
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 7.0
 2K
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, gay, gays and lesbians, love triangle, gay teenager, teacher, sexuality, concert, gay relationship, bittersweet, couples, youth ...
Time: 80s
Place: east berlin, europe, germany, berlin germany, east berlin east germany
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 7.2
 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, coming out, gay romance, gays and lesbians, gay lead character, gay relationship, one night stand, one-night stand, fall in love, homosexuality, female impersonator, roommate ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, manhattan new york city, usa, manhattan, new york city, new jersey ...
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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, sentimental, sweet, romantic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: gay, gay teenager, teenage love, coming of age, homosexuality, blindness, lgbt, gay couple, coming out, friendship, gays and lesbians, teenage life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: brazil, sao paulo brazil
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 7.4
 11K
Saving Face (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A Chinese-American lesbian and her traditionalist mother are reluctant to go public with secret loves that clash against cultural expectations.
Style: touching, inter cultural, romantic, humorous, feel good ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night
Plot: lesbian, lesbian romance, lesbian relationship, coming out, lgbt, lesbian love, generation gap, romance, lesbian sex, parents and children, fish out of water, single parent ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa, hong kong, manhattan new york city, shanghai ...
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 6.7
 2K
Dorian Blues (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 88 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, lgbt child, gay, self discovery, teenage life, friendship, introspection, parents and children, youth, father son relationship ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new york, usa
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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: humorous, realistic, sincere, captivating, touching ...
Plot: coming out, gay, gay relationship, gay couple, family relations, couples, youth, love and romance, frame up, teenage life, parents and children, couple relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: southern usa, birmingham alabama, alabama
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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, humorous, touching, light, stylized ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, teens, girls' night
Plot: coming out, lesbian, lesbian interest, romance, siblings relations, fall in love, love triangle, gays and lesbians, women, brother sister relationship, lesbianism, best friends ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new york, usa, san francisco
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