Gay bar movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant gay bar movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, sexy, serious, sexual, semi serious and humorous films and TV shows about / with gay bar, gay, gays and lesbians, gender, gay kiss, male nudity, gay sex, gay interest, sex and nudity (full frontal - brief) 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 gay bar: Gerontophilia (2013), Stonewall (2015), Theo and Hugo (2016), Is It Just Me? (2010), Below Her Mouth (2016), New York After Midnight (1978), Dirty Weekend (2015), Coming Out (1989), Margaret Cho: Beautiful (2009), Trick (1999).

List of gay bar movies

Gerontophilia (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Canada
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Lake is in a straight relationship with Desiree but finds himself becoming attracted to men at the pool. When he cannot control his desires any longer, he starts working at an adult home and starts a relationship with a much older man.
Style: touching, romantic, sad, lyrical, semi serious ...
Plot: older man younger man relationship, gay bar, escapades, unlikely couple, introspection, retirement home, golden years, self discovery, aging, gay love, age difference, journey ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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 5.2
 3K
Stonewall (2015)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 129 min.
Story: "Stonewall" is a drama about a young man in New York caught up during the 1969 Stonewall Riots, a pivotal event widely considered the starting point for the modern gay civil rights movement.
Style: thought provoking, realistic, serious, propaganda film
Plot: gay, police corruption, discrimination, fighting the system, society, gender, gay bar, parent child relationship, bigotry, father son relationship, humiliation, brother sister relationship ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, 20th century, year 1969
Place: usa, new york, indiana
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Theo and Hugo (2016)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Théo and Hugo meet in a club and form an immediate bond. Once the desire and elation of this first moment has passed, the two young men, now sober, wander through the empty streets of nocturnal Paris, having to confront the love they sense ...
Style: disturbing, suspense, thought provoking, touching
Plot: gay sex, gay relationship, gay love, gay, orgy, lgbt, gay couple, hiv positive, gay lead character, falling in love, real time, gay bar ...
Place: paris france, france
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Is It Just Me? (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Frustrated by his ongoing failure to meet Mr. Right, Blaine stumbles upon what might be his perfect match in an online chat room-Xander, a sweet, hunky guy who's recently moved to LA. Smitten, Blaine then finds that he's been chatting to ...
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, sexy, light ...
Audience: date night
Plot: gay, mistaken identity, gays and lesbians, phone sex, roommate, looking for sex, romance, artists and showbiz, lgbt, best friends, love and romance, gender ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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Below Her Mouth (2016)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Canada
Duration: 94 min.
Story: An unexpected affair quickly escalates into a heart-stopping reality for two women whose passionate connection changes their lives forever.
Style: erotic
Plot: lesbian sex, lesbian relationship, lesbian, lesbian love, lesbianism, lesbian couple, lgbt, lesbian romance, female orgasm, lesbian lover, erotica, sexual desire ...
Place: canada, toronto ontario canada
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New York After Midnight (1978)
Genre: Thriller
Country: France, USA
Duration: 73 min.
Story: Monique is a 35 year old French woman, living in New York. The daughter of a French diplomat who has remarried, Monique has no financial worries, and holds a good job with a publishing firm. She finds relationships difficult, and frequently suffers ...
Plot: gay bar, adultery, childhood trauma, murder, disco, nightlife, insanity, extramarital affair, psychiatrist, gay slur, gay interest
Place: new york
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Vanilla (including A Little Comfort) (2004)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 47 min.
Story: Mystery, murder and sex mix in this double-feature of gay short films. In "Vanilla," a San Francisco photographer (Ryan Allen) uncovers the Bay Side Strangler's dead body and starts having dreams in which the victims return. In the ...
Plot: serial killer, dream, gay bar, gay sex, male nudity, gay, gay interest, nudity (full frontal - brief), sex
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Dirty Weekend (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA, Mexico
Duration: 93 min.
Story: During a layover in Albuquerque, work colleagues Les and Natalie discover more about each other than they ever thought possible. Anxious and irritable, Les is drawn back into the city by past experiences he can’t forget (even if he doesn't ...
Style: sex comedy
Plot: airport, gay bar, gay culture, relationships, male homosexuality, extramarital affair, infidelity, incest, business trip, threesome, hotel, coffee shop ...
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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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Margaret Cho: Beautiful (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Learning to love her luscious self over the past forty years, comedian Margaret Cho realized that the eye of the beholder doesn't hold all the power when it comes to beauty. Our tastes may be groomed by the media, but how we feel about how we ...
Plot: vagina, election, gay sex, gay bar, sex talk, gay slur, beauty, comedian, politics, female homosexuality, female director, gay friend ...
Place: california
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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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The Boys Next Door (1985)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Roy and Bo leave their small town the weekend after graduation for a short road trip to LA. Soon, they find themselves lashing out and leaving a trial of bodies behind them. The violence escalates throughout.
Style: cult film, realistic, serious, suspenseful, rough ...
Plot: murder, serial killer, violence spree, gay bar, violence, gun, brutality, killing spree, hate crime, psychopath, kids in trouble, chaos and mayhem ...
Time: 80s
Place: los angeles, california, usa
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Interior. Leather Bar. (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Filmmakers James Franco and Travis Mathews re-imagine the lost 40 minutes from "Cruising" as a starting point to a broader exploration of sexual and creative freedom.
Style: sexual, offbeat, serious, realistic, sexy
Plot: film within a film, filmmaking, bar, audition, gay bar, s&m, strong sexual content, artists and showbiz, actor's life, gender, nudity (full frontal - brief), gays and lesbians ...
Place: usa
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An Englishman in New York (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 75 min.
Story: Biographical drama based on the last 20 years of Crisp's life. The literary figure and gay iconoclast emigrated to New York in 1981 and lived there until his death. The film observes Crisp in both his public and private lives, from his ...
Style: realistic, sincere, touching, witty, humorous ...
Plot: aids, showbiz, lifestyle, aging, performer's life, society, celebrity culture, friendship, gays and lesbians, artists and showbiz, elderly, gay ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 1990s, 90s
Place: new york, usa, greenwich village manhattan new york city, manhattan new york city
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9 Dead Gay Guys (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: UK
Duration: 83 min.
Story: The story of two lads from Belfast as they stumble their way through the London gay underworld in search of 'gainful employment'. This being the offering of sexual favours to older gay men in order to subsidise their respective giros. 9 ...
Style: witty, humorous, semi serious, dark humor, offbeat ...
Plot: unlikely criminals, crime gone awry, cons and scams, friendship, deadly, crimes, crime, amateur detective, dishonesty, life is a bitch, buddies, nothing goes right ...
Time: contemporary
Place: london, ireland, england, europe
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 7.2
 657
Night Zoo (1987)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Marcel (Gilles Maheu) emerges from prison in hopes of a reconciliation with his dying father Albert (Roger Le Bel) in this thrilling crime drama. Raped in prison, Marcel encounters a homosexual cop involved with drug smuggling who presses him for ...
Style: psychological, disturbing, suspenseful, rough, tense ...
Plot: gangsters, crime, life is a bitch, dishonesty, prostitute, gays and lesbians, crimes, criminal's revenge, drug dealing, drug abuse, heist, homecoming ...
Time: 80s
Place: canada, montreal, quebec
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 6.6
 469
Hit and Runway (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Alex and Elliot an unlikely pair connect to write a film about a New York cop working undercover as a fashion model.
Style: clever, witty, humorous, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: friendship, midlife crisis, introspection, human nature, couple relations, hollywood, working undercover, writer's life, fashion, couples, filmmaking, disorder ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa
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 6.3
 187
Metrosexuality (1999)
Genre: Drama, Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Kwame (Clarke), seventeen and straight, who is trying to reconcile his estranged fathers, Max (Beadle Blair) and Jordan (Collins). He must contend with Max's insistence that he is over Jordan, and Jordan's new relationship with former ...
Plot: lgbt, gay parent, gay, gay father, drug dealer, homosexuality, interracial couple, gay marriage, ethnic diversity, infidelity, lesbian, gay interest ...
Place: london
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Big Bang Love, Juvenile A (2006)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy
Country: Japan
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Big Bang Love tells the story of two young prisoners from different backgrounds whose bond transcends their pasts. This stunning, imaginative film has been adapted from Masaki Ato's homoerotic graphic novel. Two beautiful young men become ...
Style: rough, disturbing, serious, realistic, suspenseful ...
Plot: murder, prison, gays and lesbians, prison life, friendship, deadly, investigation, murder investigation, surrealism, violence, crime, crimes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Is relevant ?
 5.6
 1K
Broken Sky (2006)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Mexico
Duration: 140 min.
Story: First-love movie involving love triangle. Gerardo is deeply in love with longtime lover Jonas. When Jonas falls for a stranger he met at a local nightclub, heartbroken Gerardo soon seeks solace in the arms of Sergio (Alejandro Rojo). Despite other ...
Style: captivating, sexy, touching, sincere, sexual ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: gay teenager, love triangle, romance, sexual relations, college life, forbidden love, betrayal, desire, couples, sex, infidelity, college ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: mexico, latin america
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 6.2
 959
Formula 17 (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Taiwan
Duration: 88 min.
Story: More interested in romance than sex, "Formula 17" swoons with youthful innocence. Naive country-boy Tien-Tsai travels to Taipei, where his quest to lose his virginity is impeded by his insistence on finding true love first. The film's ...
Style: feel good, semi serious, realistic, humorous, sexual ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: gay teenager, gays and lesbians, friendship, young lovers, love and romance, teenage love, teenage life, high school, looking for love, fall in love, true love, best friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: asia, taiwan, taipei
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A Very Natural Thing (1974)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: When David, an ex-monk still in his twenties meets Mark, he falls hard; soon he's asked Mark if they can live together. Things go well for awhile, and then differences in their definition of "commitment" begin to push them apart. Mark ...
Style: sexual, touching, emotional, sexy, realistic ...
Plot: coming out, cruise, cruising, orgy, gay couple, gay sex, lifestyle, romance, society, friends, couples, love and romance ...
Time: 70s
Place: new york, usa, coney island brooklyn new york city, manhattan new york city
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Dona Herlinda and Her Son (1985)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Mexico
Duration: 90 min.
Story: In this sly Mexican sex comedy, a manipulative mama deftly manages the life of her homosexual son so that he can have his cake and eat it too. A woman of means, she does this by allowing her son, a doctor, to tryst in her home with his lover. ...
Style: humorous, sexual, witty, clever, realistic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: family relations, gay, doctor, love triangle, gays and lesbians, gender, lifestyle, young lovers, love and romance, manipulations, romance, youth ...
Time: 80s
Place: mexico, latin america, hawaii, germany, new orleans
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 6.2
 384
Macho Dancer (1988)
Genre: Drama
Country: Philippines
Duration: 136 min.
Story: A former American soldier becomes an exotic dancer and male prostitute in Manila.
Style: sexual, rough, disturbing, serious, realistic ...
Plot: police corruption, prostitute, crimes, gender, society, investigation, law enforcement, couples, sexual relations, teenage life, transsexual, dishonesty ...
Time: 80s
Place: the philippines, asia, manila philippines
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 5.9
 516
Nighthawks (1978)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 113 min.
Story: A gay man is forced to hide his sexuality by day while living his secret life by night. A respectable geography teacher by day; by night, hanging out in London's gay bars, looking for a long-term relationship, but usually encountering only ...
Style: gloomy, sexual, emotional, sincere, psychological ...
Plot: coming out, disco, school, love and romance, society, youth, lifestyle, gender, gays and lesbians, couples, self discovery, school teacher ...
Time: 70s
Place: england, london, europe
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Armistead Maupin's Tales of the City (1993)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 360 min.
Story: The stories of several colorful characters living in San Francisco. Based on the book by Armistead Maupin (A Man I Dreamt Up).
Style: offbeat, humorous, sexual, witty, sentimental ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: coming out, infidelity, homosexual, gender, marijuana, crumbling marriage, singleness, city life, urban, couple relations, love triangle, romance ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: san francisco, usa, california
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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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 7.5
 163K
Milk (2008)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 128 min.
Story: The story of California's first openly gay elected official, Harvey Milk, who became an outspoken agent for change, seeking equal rights and opportunities for all. His great love for the city and its people brought him backing from young and ...
Style: thought provoking, realistic, touching, serious, sincere ...
Plot: gay, gays and lesbians, discrimination, homosexual, politician, civil rights, election, protest, mayor, politics, gay slur, murder ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1976, year 1970, year 1975 ...
Place: san francisco, california, usa, oklahoma, phoenix arizona ...
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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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The Laughing Policeman (1973)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: It's tough beat for San Francisco police lieutenant Jake Martin (Walter Matthau) when he has to investigate a city bus massacre in which a madman opened machine gunfire on eight people.
Style: rough, atmospheric, disturbing, bleak, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mystery, bus, psychopath, serial killer, mass murder, killer, murder, crime, who done it, track down, violence spree, crimes ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: san francisco, california, usa
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