1 Call Me by Your Name (2017)
In 1980s Italy, romance blossoms between a seventeen-year-old student and the older man hired as his father’s research assistant.
2 Love, Simon (2018)
Simon Spier keeps a huge secret from his family, his friends and all of his classmates: he’s gay. When that secret is threatened, Simon must face everyone and come to terms with his identity.
3 Brokeback Mountain (2005)
Ennis and Jack are two shepherds who develop a sexual and emotional relationship. Their relationship becomes complicated when both of them get married to their respective girlfriends.
4 Paris Is Burning (1990)
A chronicle of New York’s drag scene in the 1980s, focusing on balls, voguing and the ambitions and dreams of those who gave the era its warmth and vitality.
5 Moonlight (2016)
This drama charts the life of a black gay youth named Chiron as he grows up in a rough neighborhood in Miami.
6 God’s Own Country (2017)
Spring. Yorkshire. Isolated young sheep farmer Johnny Saxby numbs his daily frustrations with binge drinking and casual sex, until the arrival of a Romanian migrant worker Gheorghe, employed for the lambing season, ignites an intense relationship that sets Johnny on a new path.
7 Free Fall (1996)
A soon-to-be-father policeman falls for a gay fellow officer and his life starts falling apart.
8 The Adventures of Priscilla, Queen of the Desert (1994)
Two drag-queens (Anthony/Mitzi and Adam/Felicia) and a transgender woman contract to perform a drag show at a resort in Alice Springs, a resort town in the remote Australian desert. They head west from Sydney aboard their lavender bus, Priscilla. En route, it is discovered that the woman they’ve contracted with is Anthony’s wife. Their bus breaks down, and is repaired by Bob, who travels on with them.
9 Do I Sound Gay? (2014)
A documentary look at the stereotype of the “gay voice” and it’s connotations, connections, and realities to modern society.
10 Beautiful Thing (1996)
Jamie is a shy teenager, often bullied at school. His neighbour Ste has a rough time at home, being beaten by his father and brother. This issues bring them together and they find that what they feel for each other is more than friendship.
11 Philadelphia (1993)
When a man with HIV is fired by his law firm because of his condition, he hires a homophobic small time lawyer as the only willing advocate for a wrongful dismissal suit.
12 The Birdcage (1996)
A gay cabaret owner and his drag queen companion agree to put up a false straight front so that their son can introduce them to his fiancée’s right-wing moralistic parents.
13 Bohemian Rhapsody (2018)
The story of the legendary British rock band Queen and lead singer Freddie Mercury, leading up to their famous performance at Live Aid (1985).
14 Latter Days (2004)
A promiscuous gay party animal falls for a young Mormon missionary, leading to crisis, cliché, and catastrophe.
15 Carol (2015)
In an adaptation of Patricia Highsmith’s seminal novel The Price of Salt, an aspiring photographer develops an intimate relationship with an older woman in 1950s New York.
16 Prayers for Bobby (2009)
True story of Mary Griffith, gay rights crusader, whose teenage son committed suicide due to her religious intolerance. A conservative Presbyterian mother reaches out to the gay community for support after driving her homosexual son to suicide in this made-for-television movie adapted from Leroy Aaron’s 1995 novel.
17 Maurice (1987)
After his lover rejects him, a young man trapped by the oppressiveness of Edwardian society tries to come to terms with and accept his sexuality.
18 Boys (2014)
A sexually awakening gay teen athlete finds himself in a budding relationship with his mutually attracted relay race teammate.
19 To Wong Foo, Thanks for Everything! Julie Newmar (1995)
A cross country trip to Hollywood is cut short by an unreliable engine & an unpleasant encounter with law enforcement. With the power of drag, three self proclaimed career-girls bring a bit of much needed beauty to rural middle America!
20 Pride (2014)
U.K. gay activists work to help miners during their lengthy strike of the National Union of Mineworkers in the summer of 1984.
21 The Normal Heart (2014)
This adaptation of Larry Kramer’s Tony Award-winning play follows Ned Weeks, a gay male living in 1980s New York, as he struggles to raise awareness about the HIV/AIDS crisis devastating the gay community. His mission becomes increasingly personal when his partner, Felix Turner, begins developing symptoms associated with the virus.
22 Milk (2008)
The true story of Harvey Milk, the first openly gay man ever elected to public office. In San Francisco in the late 1970s, Harvey Milk becomes an activist for gay rights and inspires others to join him in his fight for equal rights that should be available to all Americans.
23 The Laramie Project (2002)
The true story of Matthew Shepard’s murder is told through the eyes of the citizens of Laramie. His death proved to be a catalyst of change for LGBTQIA+ people in our country, but we still need to continue to work on equity issues for many groups of oppressed and marginalized individuals in our country.
24 Boys Don’t Cry (1999)
Based on a true story, this drama was adapted from the life of Brandon Teena, born Teena Brandon, a woman who chose to live her life as a man and suffered tragic consequences as a result.
25 Hoje Eu Quero Voltar Sozinho (2014)
Daniel Ribeiro’s coming-of-age story ‘The Way He Looks’ centers on the triangle that develops between a blind high-school student named Leo, his best female friend Giovana, and Gabriel, a new student who grows close to Leo while they work together on a project.
26 Shelter (2007)
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 suddenly finds himself drawn into a relationship he didn’t expect.
27 My Beautiful Laundrette (1985)
A Pakistani Briton renovates a rundown laundrette with his male lover while dealing with drama within his family, the local Pakistani community, and a persistent mob of skinheads.
28 Victor Victoria (1982)
In 1934 Paris, a struggling female soprano finds work playing a male female impersonator, but it complicates her personal life.
29 The Matthew Shepard Story (2002)
In 1998, openly gay college student Matthew Shepard was murdered in an act of a hate crime with a senseless violence and such cruelty that attracted global attention. His death has changed the whole world forever.
30 La Cage aux Folles (1978)
Two gay men living in St. Tropez have their lives turned upside down when the son of one of the men announces he is getting married. They try to conceal their lifestyle and their ownership of the transvestite club downstairs when the fiancée and her parents come for dinner.
31 Weekend (2011)
After a drunken house party with his straight mates, Russell heads out to a gay club. Just before closing time he picks up Glen but what’s expected to be just a one-night stand becomes something else, something special.
32 Longtime Companion (1990)
The emergence and devastation of the AIDS epidemic is chronicled in the lives of several gay men living during the 1980s.
33 Boy Erased (2018)
Jared, the son of a Baptist pastor in a small American town, is outed to his parents at age 19. Jared is faced with an ultimatum: attend a gay conversion therapy program – or be permanently exiled and shunned by his family, friends, and faith.
34 Trick (1999)
Gabriel is a young, aspiring musical composer whose life seems stuck in the First Act. When his new musical number gets a critical reception, a theatre colleague, Perry, tells Gabriel that he needs to get a life before he can write about one – so he heads straight for his local gay bar.
35 The Lavender Scare (2019)
At the height of the Cold War, President Eisenhower deems homosexuals to be security risks. A vicious witch hunt ensues, ruining thousands of American lives.
36 Get Real (1998)
A tenderly romantic coming-of-age story as two boys in a British school fall in love.
37 My Own Private Idaho (1991)
In this loose adaptation of Shakespeare’s “Henry IV,” Mike Waters is a gay hustler afflicted with narcolepsy. Scott Favor is the rebellious son of a mayor. Together, the two travel from Portland, Oregon to Idaho and finally to the coast of Italy in a quest to find Mike’s estranged mother. Along the way they turn tricks for money and drugs, eventually attracting the attention of a wealthy benefactor and sexual deviant.
38 Wilde (1997)
The turmoil in poet/playwright Oscar Wilde’s life after he discovers his homosexuality.
39 Summer Storm (2004)
A close friendship between two crew teammates is tested when one slowly discovers he’s gay and attracted to the other.
40 Hidden Kisses (2016)
Nathan goes to a high school party and meets Louis. The two find themselves out of sight and kissing, but someone takes a photo of them. When the photo is placed online, a storm overtakes their lives.
41 But I’m a Cheerleader (1999)
A naive teenager is sent to rehab camp when her straitlaced parents and friends suspect her of being a lesbian.
42 Geography Club (2013)
At Goodkind High School, a group of students with varying sexual orientations form an after-school club as a discreet way to share their feelings and experiences.
43 A Single Man (2009)
An English professor, one year after the sudden death of his boyfriend, is unable to cope with his typical days in 1960s Los Angeles.
44 The Crying Game (1992)
A British soldier kidnapped by the IRA soon befriends one of his captors, who then becomes drawn into the soldier’s world.
45 Another Country (1984)
Based on the award winning play by Julian Mitchell, the film explores the effect of Public School life in the 1930’s on Guy Burgess as his homosexuality and unwillingness to “play the game” turns him eastwards towards communist Russia.
46 4th Man Out (2015)
A car mechanic in a small, working class town comes out of the closet to his unsuspecting, blue-collar best friends.
47 Gods and Monsters (1998)
It’s 1957, and James Whale’s heyday as the director of “Frankenstein,” “Bride of Frankenstein” and “The Invisible Man” is long behind him. Retired and a semi-recluse, he lives his days accompanied only by images from his past. When his dour housekeeper, Hannah, hires a handsome young gardener, the flamboyant director and simple yard man develop an unlikely friendship, which will change them forever.
48 And the Band Played On (1993)
The story of the discovery of the AIDS epidemic, and the political infighting of the scientific community hampering the early fight with it.
49 The Hours (2002)
The story of how the novel “Mrs. Dalloway” affects three generations of women, all of whom, in one way or another, have had to deal with suicide in their lives.
50 Mysterious Skin (2004)
A teenage hustler and a young man obsessed with alien abductions cross paths, together discovering a horrible, liberating truth.
51 Torch Song Trilogy (1988)
A very personal story that is both funny and poignant, Torch Song Trilogy chronicles a New Yorker’s search for love, respect and tradition in a world that seems not especially made for him.
52 The Broken Hearts Club: A Romantic Comedy (2000)
A close-knit group of gay friends share the emotional roller coster of life, relationships, the death of friends, new beginnings, jealousy, fatherhood and professional success. At various stages of life’s disarray, these young men share humorous and tragic relationships and always have each other to rely on.
53 Cabaret (1972)
A female girlie club entertainer in Weimar Republic era Berlin romances two men while the Nazi Party rises to power around them.
54 Dallas Buyers Club (2013)
Dallas 1985. Loosely based on the true-life tale of Ron Woodroof, a drug-taking, women-loving, homophobic man who in 1986 was diagnosed with HIV/AIDS and given thirty days to live.
55 A Home at the End of the World (2004)
Three friends form a bond over the year, Johnathan is gay, Clare is straight and Bobby is neither, instead he loves the people he loves. As their lives go on there is tension and tears which culminate in a strong yet fragile friendship between the three.
56 Kinsey (2004)
Kinsey is a portrait of researcher Alfred Kinsey, driven to uncover the most private secrets of a nation. What begins for Kinsey as a scientific endeavor soon takes on an intensely personal relevance, ultimately becoming an unexpected journey into the mystery of human behavior.
57 Christopher and His Kind (2011)
How real-life British-American author Christopher Isherwood and his German boyfriend Heinz met and fell in love during the 1930s and the rise of Nazism.
58 Bridegroom (2013)
A documentary that tells the emotional journey of Shane and Tom, two young men in a loving and committed relationship – a relationship that was cut tragically short by a misstep off the side of a roof.
59 Transamerica (2005)
A transgender woman takes an unexpected journey when she learns that she mothered a son, now a teenage runaway hustling on the streets of New York.
60 Edge of Seventeen (1998)
1984, Sandusky, Ohio. A teenager copes with his sexuality on the last day of school in 1984. It shows him coping with being gay and being with friends.
61 Stonewall (2015)
In this inspirational drama set in 1960s New York, a gay runaway (Jeremy Irvine) finds a sympathetic community at the Stonewall Inn, a gay bar in Greenwich Village. In time, harassment from the police galvanizes his political conscience.
62 Capote (2005)
Philip Seymour Hoffman, Catherine Keener, Clifton Collins
A biopic of writer Truman Capote and his assignment for The New Yorker to write the non-fiction book “In Cold Blood”.
63 Jeffrey (1995)
Jeffrey, a young gay man in New York, decides that sex is too much and decides to become celibate. He immediately meets the man of his dreams and must decide whether or not love is worth the danger of a boyfriend dying.
64 Blue Is the Warmest Colour (2013)
Adèle’s life is changed when she meets Emma, a young woman with blue hair, who will allow her to discover desire and to assert herself as a woman and as an adult. In front of others, Adèle grows, seeks herself, loses herself, and ultimately finds herself through love and loss.
65 Hedwig and the Angry Inch (2001)
Raised a boy in East Berlin, Hedwig undergoes a personal transformation in order to emigrate to the U.S., where she reinvents herself as an “internationally ignored” but divinely talented rock diva, inhabiting a “beautiful gender of one”. She tours the U.S. with her band as she tells her life story and follows the former lover/band-mate who stole her songs.
66 Fair Haven (2016)
A young man returns to his family farm, after a long stay in ex-gay conversion therapy, and is torn between the expectations of his emotionally distant father, and the memories of a past, loving relationship he has tried to bury.
67 Mambo Italiano (2003)
When an Italian man comes out of the closet, it affects both his life and his crazy family.
68 Bent (1997)
Max is a handsome young man who, after a fateful tryst with a German soldier, is forced to run for his life. Eventually Max is placed in a concentration camp where he pretends to be Jewish because in the eyes of the Nazis, gays are the lowest form of human being. But it takes a relationship with an openly gay prisoner to teach Max that without the love of another, life is not worth living.
69 Just a Question of Love (2000)
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.
70 Hilma (2023)
Exploring Hilma af Klint’s enigmatic life, now recognized as one of the Western world’s first abstract artists.
71 Joyland (2022)
The youngest son in a traditional Pakistani family takes a job as a backup dancer in a Bollywood-style burlesque and quickly becomes infatuated with the strong-willed trans woman who runs the show.
72 Monica (2022)
The intimate portrait of a woman who returns home to care for her dying mother. A delicate and nuanced story of a fractured family, the story explores universal themes of abandonment, aging, acceptance, and redemption.
73 Punch (2023)
Jim is preparing for his first professional fight but begins to rethink his life’s trajectory and his sexuality after tangling with Whetu, a gay Maori boy who spends his days in an old shack down by the beach.
74 The Wedding Banquet (1993)
A Taiwanese-American man is happily settled in New York with his American boyfriend. He plans a marriage of convenience to a Chinese woman in order to keep his parents off his back and to get the woman a green card. Chaos follows when his parents arrive in New York for the wedding.
75 The Perks of Being a Wallflower (2012)
Based on the novel written by Stephen Chbosky, this is about Charlie, a 15-year-old introvert, who enters high school and is nervous about his new life. When he befriends his seniors, he learns to cope with his friend’s suicide and his tumultuous past.
76 Yossi & Jagger (2002)
Yossi is a Commander at an Israeli outpost near Lebanon. He is however involved in a secret, passionate love affair with his second in command (nicknamed Jagger). The two will often sneak off from the outpost to spend time together. A failed ambush during a full moon leaves Jagger mortally wounded and forces Yossi to finally express his love.
77 The Kids Are All Right (2010)
Two women, Nic and Jules, brought a son and daughter into the world through artificial insemination. When one of their children reaches age, both kids go behind their mothers’ backs to meet with the donor. Life becomes so much more interesting when the father, two mothers and children start to become attached to each other.
78 Shortbus (2006)
A group of New Yorkers caught up in their romantic/sexual milieu converge at Shortbus, an underground Brooklyn salon infamous for its blend of art, music, politics, and carnality, and loosely inspired by various underground NYC gatherings that took place in the early 2000s. Here, gay couple Jamie and James meet Ceth, a young ex-model and aspiring singer.
79 Priest (1994)
Father Greg Pilkington (Linus Roache) 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 intensely emotional spiritual struggle deciding between choosing morals over religion and one life over another.
80 Eyes Wide Open (2009)
A married, Orthodox, Jerusalem butcher and Jewish father of four falls in love with his handsome, 22-year-old male apprentice, triggering the suspicions of his wife and the disapproval of his Orthodox community.
81 Love! Valour! Compassion! (1997)
Gregory invites seven friends to spend the summer at his large, secluded 19th-century home in upstate New York. The seven are: Bobby, Gregory’s “significant other”; Art and Perry, two “yuppies”; John, a dour expatriate Briton; Ramon, John’s “companion”; James, a cheerful soul who is in the advanced stages of AIDS; and Buzz, a fan of traditional Broadway musicals who is dealing with his own HIV-positive status.
82 Velvet Goldmine (1998)
In 1984, British journalist Arthur Stuart investigates the career of 1970s glam superstar Brian Slade, who was heavily influenced in his early years by hard-living and rebellious American singer Curt Wild.
83 Eating Out (2004)
After getting dumped by his slutty girlfriend, Caleb falls in love with Gwen. However, thanks to Caleb’s roommate, Gwen thinks he’s gay and sets him up with her roommate, Marc.
84 From Beginning to End (2009)
Two brothers develop a very close relationship as they are growing up in an idyllic and happy family. When they are young adults their relationship becomes very intimate, romantic, and sexual.
85 Hawaii (2013)
Eugenio offers his childhood friend Martin a work for the summer. With a game of power and desire a relationship starts to grow that goes beyond their friendship.
86 Make the Yuletide Gay (2009)
A gay student who is “out” at college but not to his family receives an unexpected visit from his boyfriend while at home during the holidays.
87 In & Out (1997)
A midwestern teacher questions his sexuality after a former student makes a comment about him at the Academy Awards.
88 Sublet (2020)
A New York Times travel writer comes to Tel Aviv after suffering a tragedy. The energy of the city and his relationship with a younger man brings him back to life.
89 Big Eden (2000)
Henry Hart is a young gay artist living in New York City. When his grandfather has a stroke, Henry puts his career on hold and returns home to the small town of Big Eden, Montana, to care for him. While there, Henry hopes to strike up a romance with Dean Stewart, his high-school best friend for whom he still has feelings. But he’s surprised when he finds that Pike, a quiet Native American who owns the local general store, may have a crush on him.
90 The Boys in the Band (1970)
A witty, perceptive and devastating look at the personal agendas and suppressed revelations swirling among a group of gay men in Manhattan. Harold is celebrating a birthday, and his friend Michael has drafted some other friends to help commemorate the event. As the evening progresses, the alcohol flows, the knives come out, and Michael’s demand that the group participate in a devious telephone game, unleashing dormant and unspoken emotions.
91 Undertow (2009)
An unusual ghost story set on the Peruvian seaside; a married fisherman struggles to reconcile his devotion to his male lover within his town’s rigid traditions.
92 All Over the Guy (2001)
“All Over The Guy” is a contemporary romantic comedy about the quest to find the “one” when “the one” doesn’t know he’s the “one.” It explores the unlikely pairing of two 20-somethings thrown together by their respective best friends in hopes of igniting their own romance. They do everything they can to NOT fall in love, but finally they overcome the dysfunction of their parents and surrender to their hearts.
93 The War Boys (2009)
Three young vigilantes huddle on la linea ready to chase illegals back across the border into Mexico… but they soon learn that there are borderlines deep within each one of them that each of them has to cross.
94 Prick Up Your Ears (1987)
This movie is the story of the spectacular life and violent death of British playwright Joe Orton. Biographer John Lahr is writing a book about playwright Joe Orton. Joe and Kenneth meet at drama school and live together for ten years as lovers and collaborators. Both want to be writers, but only one of them is successful.
95 The Family Stone (2005)
An uptight, conservative businesswoman accompanies her boyfriend to his eccentric and outgoing family’s annual Christmas celebration and finds that she’s a fish out of water in their free-spirited way of life.
96 C.R.A.Z.Y. (2005)
A young French Canadian, one of five boys in a conservative family in the 1960s and 1970s, struggles to reconcile his emerging identity with his father’s values.
97 Closet Monster (2015)
A closeted Newfoundland teen named Oscar (Connor Jessup) dreams of becoming a special-effects makeup artist, and is terrified of his macho father finding out the truth about his sexuality. When he falls for Wilder (Aliocha Schneider), a handsome, worldly co-worker at the hardware store, he is forced to confront his fears.
98 Plan B (2009)
Bruno’s plan to win back his ex-girlfriend hits a snag when he becomes attracted to her boyfriend.
99 Before Night Falls (2000)
Spanning several decades, this powerful biopic offers a glimpse into the life of famed Cuban poet and novelist Reinaldo Arenas, an artist who was vilified for his homosexuality in Fidel Castro’s Cuba.
100 Touch of Pink (2004)
A gay Canadian living in London has his perfectly crafted life upset when his devoutly Muslim mother comes to visit.
101 The Trip (2002)
Romance, politics, sex and humor all collide during two men’s 11-year journey of passion, self-discovery and adventure.
102 I Love You Phillip Morris (2009)
A cop turns con man once he comes out of the closet. Once imprisoned, he meets the second love of his life, whom he’ll stop at nothing to be with.
103 Beach Rats (2017)
A Brooklyn teenager spends his days experimenting with drugs and looking online for older men to meet with.
104 Boy Culture (2006)
A successful gay male escort describes in a series of confessions his tangled romantic relationships with his two roommates and an older, enigmatic male client.
105 Bound (1996)
Tough ex-con Corky and her lover Violet concoct a scheme to steal millions of stashed mob money and pin the blame on Violet’s crooked boyfriend Caesar.
106 Head On (1998)
Nineteen-year-old Ari confronts both his sexuality and his Greek family. Ari despises his once-beloved parents, former radical activists, for having entombed themselves in insular tradition. Ari is obsessed with gay sex, although he does make an unenthusiastic attempt to satisfy the sister of one of his best friends. While all of this is going on, he’s facing problems with his traditional Greek parents, who have no clue about his sexual activities.
107 Midnight Express (1978)
On October 6, 1970 while boarding an international flight out of Istanbul Airport, American Billy Hayes is caught attempting to smuggle drugs out of Turkey. The Turkish courts decide to make an example of him, sentencing him to more than 30 years in prison. Hayes has two opportunities for release: the appeals made by his lawyer, his family, and the American government, or the “Midnight Express”.
108 Bad Education (2004)
Bad Education is a 2004 Spanish drama film written and directed by Pedro Almodóvar. Two children, Ignacio and Enrique, know love, the movies and fear in a religious school at the beginning of the 1960s. Father Manolo, director of the school and its professor of literature, is witness to and part of these discoveries. The three are followed through the next few decades, their reunion marking life and death.
109 The Blonde One (2019)
Gabriel moves into his coworker Juan’s apartment on the outskirts of Buenos Aires. Juan’s seductive, playboy personality significantly contrasts Gabriel’s own introverted nature. However, tension begins to build as the two men struggle to quell their attraction to one another, and the two begin a relationship that becomes more emotional than either of them bargained for.
110 Wild Reeds (1994)
A village in Southern France, 1962. As the Algerian War draws to a close, a teenager with a girlfriend starts feeling homosexual urges for two of his classmates: a country boy, and a French-Algerian intellectual.
111 Death in Venice (1971)
Composer Gustav von Aschenbach travels to Venice for health reasons. There, he becomes obsessed with the stunning beauty of an adolescent Polish boy named Tadzio who is staying with his family at the same Grand Hôtel des Bains on the Lido as Aschenbach.
112 Connie and Carla (2004)
A mob mix-up in Chicago sends two chanteuses screaming for L.A., where they score a perfect gig: posing as drag queens on the dinner theater/cabaret circuit. Things get extra-weird when a guy falls for one of the girls.
113 Mulligans (2008)
Mulligans is a 2008 Canadian romantic drama film written by actor/writer Charlie David and directed by Chip Hale. When Tyler Davidson brings his college buddy Chase home for the summer holidays a secret is revealed that threatens to tear his perfect family apart.
114 Lilies (1996)
1952: Bishop Bilodeau visits a prison to hear the confession of Simon, a boyhood friend jailed for murder 40 years ago. However, once there, Bilodeau finds himself forced to watch a play put on by Simon and the other inmates depicting the two men’s youths. As the play progresses, the tragic truth of Simon’s crime comes to light.
115 Harvest (2011)
Gathered one summer in a beautiful shoreline town, three generations are drawn together by their patriarch. With endearing moments of humor and uplifting spirit, Harvest is a portrait of a family awkwardly yet delicately hanging on to what was, what now is, and to one another.
116 Rocketman (2019)
The story of Elton John’s life, from his years as a prodigy at the Royal Academy of Music through his influential and enduring musical partnership with Bernie Taupin.
117 Querelle (1982)
A handsome Belgian sailor on shore leave in the port of Brest, who is also a drug-smuggler and murderer, embarks upon a voyage of highly charged and violent homosexual self-discovery that will change him forever from the man he once was.
118 Absent (2011)
Sebastiano teaches high school gym classes and coaches swimming. He’s got a job, a girlfriend, and a pretty normal life. But as young Martin starts to infiltrate Sebastiano’s life, his world will get turned upside down. Eerie from the first frame, this Hitchcockian thriller portrays sexual obsession with terrifying realism.
119 Behind the Candelabra (2013)
Based on the autobiographical novel, the tempestuous 6-year relationship between Liberace and his (much younger) lover, Scott Thorson, is recounted.
120 Breakfast with Scot (2007)
The lives of Eric, an ex hockey player, and his partner Sam, are thrown into turmoil when they are forced to take in Scot, a flamboyant 11-year-old.
121 The Lost Language of Cranes (1991)
A young gay man comes out to his middle-class parents, which has repercussions for his father who has long since been trying to repress his own sexuality.
122 Pink Flamingos (1972)
Sleaze queen Divine lives in a caravan with her mad hippie son Crackers and her 250-pound mother Mama Edie, trying to rest quietly on their laurels as ‘the filthiest people alive’. But competition is brewing in the form of Connie and Raymond Marble, who sell heroin to schoolchildren and kidnap and impregnate female hitchhikers, then sell the babies to lesbian couples. Finally, they challenge Divine directly, and battle commences.
123 Female Trouble (1975)
The life and times of Dawn Davenport, showing her progression from bratty schoolgirl to crazed mass murderer – all of which stems from her parents’ refusal to buy her cha-cha heels for Christmas.
124 Getting Go, the Go Doc Project (2013)
A film student gets personally involved with the subject of his latest documentary, a hunky NYC go-go boy whose colorful world comes alive every night as the rest of the city slumbers.
125 Tomboy (2011)
A French family moves to a new neighborhood with during the summer holidays. The story follows a 10-year-old gender non-conforming child, Laure, who experiments with their gender presentation, adopting the name Mikäel.
126 Urbania (2000)
A series of urban legends take place around the life of a troubled man who is searching New York City for a mysterious stranger.
127 The Bubble (2006)
“The Bubble” is the story of a group of young people who live in Tel Aviv, Israel. The movie follows the group’s difficulties of living in Israel’s reality. Their routine breaks when a young Palestinian man enters their lives.
128 Oy Vey! My Son Is Gay!! (2009)
A romantic comedy featuring a Jewish family who struggles coming to terms with their son’s non-Jewish and gay boyfriend. When the gay couple adopts a child and it makes headline news, their families come to defend them and realize how much they love them.
129 Poster Boy (2004)
With the help of a hot, slightly older new acquaintence, the closeted son of a conservative U.S. Senator puts a shocking spin on his dad’s re-election campaign.
130 Burnt Money (2000)
Set in Argentina in 1965, the story follows the tumultuous relationship between two men who became lovers and ultimately ruthless bank robbers in a notoriously famous footnote in the annals of crime history. After a large-scale hold-up that turns bloody, the two men must flee. It is not long before the police are surrounding the building they are in and they must confront their demons to survive.
131 Desert Hearts (1985)
In 1959, while waiting for her divorce papers, a repressed professor of literature is unexpectedly seduced by a carefree, spirited young lesbian.
132 Love and Death on Long Island (1997)
Curmudgeonly author Giles De’Ath, a widower with a marked distaste for modern popular culture, attempts to buy a ticket for a film adaptation of an E.M. Forster novel, but instead finds himself watching a tacky teen sex comedy. Yet when the beautiful Ronnie Bostock appears on the movie screen, Giles finds himself caught in a whirlwind of unanswered questions about both his own sexuality and his place in late 20th-century society.
133 Floating Skyscrapers (2013)
The story of a young man discovering his homosexuality, while his girlfriend tries to cling onto him.
134 Three Months (2022)
Coming-of-age film about Caleb, a South Florida teen. On the eve of his high school graduation, everything changes when he’s exposed to HIV. While he waits three months for his results, he finds love in the most unlikely of places.
135 Threesome (1994)
A girl named Alex is by mistake housed with 2 guys, Stuart and Eddy, in a college dorm suite. After initial problems they become friends. Stuart has the hots for Alex, Alex for Eddy and Eddy for Stuart. Can it work?
136 In the Gloaming (1997)
Danny, dying of AIDS, returns home for his last months. Always close to his mother, they share moments of openness that tend to shut out Danny’s father and his sister.
137 Kissing Jessica Stein (2001)
A woman searching for the perfect man instead discovers the perfect woman.
138 Firebird (2021)
Peeter Rebane’s narrative feature debut tells the true love story between Sergey and Roman during the Cold War. Sergey is a young soldier fulfilling his military service requirements at a Soviet air force base. When ace fighter pilot Roman joins the base, their attraction is unstoppable. The two men fall in love but must keep their affair a secret from the oppressive, homophobic Soviet system.
139 Bros (2022)
Two men with commitment problems attempt a relationship.
140 Moffie (2019)
A young man in 1981 South Africa must complete his brutal and racist two years of compulsory military service while desperately maintaining the secrecy of his homosexuality.
141 The Half of It (2020)
When smart but cash-strapped teen Ellie Chu agrees to write a love letter for a jock, she doesn’t expect to become his friend – or fall for his crush.
142 My Policeman (2022)
In the late 1990s, the arrival of elderly invalid Patrick into Marion and Tom’s home triggers the exploration of seismic events from 40 years previous: the passionate relationship between Tom and Patrick at a time when homosexuality was illegal.
143 Benediction (2021)
Legendary 20th Century war poet Siegfried Sassoon’s life-long quest for personal salvation through his experiences with family, war, his writing, and destructive relationships goes unresolved, never realizing it can only come from within.