Best Gay Themed Movies to Watch

by d-leh-ng | created - 26 Apr 2015 | updated - 1 week ago | Public

Gay Themed Movies that I've seen and liked for some reasons

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1. Brokeback Mountain (2005)

R | 134 min | Drama, Romance

87 Metascore

The story of a forbidden and secretive relationship between two cowboys, and their lives over the years.

Director: Ang Lee | Stars: Jake Gyllenhaal, Heath Ledger, Michelle Williams, Randy Quaid

Votes: 318,778 | Gross: $83.04M

Love of a lifetime

2. From Beginning to End (2009)

Not Rated | 94 min | Drama, Romance

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.

Director: Aluizio Abranches | Stars: Júlia Lemmertz, Fábio Assunção, Jean Pierre Noher, Louise Cardoso

Votes: 7,461

Love

3. The Way He Looks (2014)

Not Rated | 96 min | Drama, Romance

71 Metascore

Leonardo is a blind teenager searching for independence. His everyday life, the relationship with his best friend, Giovana, and the way he sees the world change completely with the arrival of Gabriel.

Director: Daniel Ribeiro | Stars: Ghilherme Lobo, Fabio Audi, Tess Amorim, Lúcia Romano

Votes: 22,532 | Gross: $0.10M

Cute

4. Weekend (II) (2011)

Not Rated | 97 min | Drama, Romance

81 Metascore

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.

Director: Andrew Haigh | Stars: Tom Cullen, Chris New, Jonathan Race, Laura Freeman

Votes: 27,673 | Gross: $0.46M

The One

5. Strapped (2010)

Not Rated | 95 min | Drama, Romance

A handsome young prostitute learns about life and love during a sex-filled odyssey in an apartment building filled with strange inhabitants.

Director: Joseph Graham | Stars: Benjamin Bonenfant, Nick Frangione, Artem Mishin, Michael Carlisi

Votes: 2,477

Found it!

6. Romeos (2011)

Not Rated | 94 min | Drama, Romance

A drama centered on the relationship between a two young men, as one of them navigates the difficulties of life as a transgender man.

Director: Sabine Bernardi | Stars: Rick Okon, Max Befort, Liv Lisa Fries, Felix Brocke

Votes: 3,170 | Gross: $0.00M

You only live once

7. Shelter (II) (2007)

R | 97 min | Drama, Romance, Sport

66 Metascore

When his college dreams are sidelined by family obligations, a young man finds comfort in surfing with his best friend's brother.

Director: Jonah Markowitz | Stars: Trevor Wright, Brad Rowe, Tina Holmes, Jackson Wurth

Votes: 20,829 | Gross: $0.14M

8. Hawaii (I) (2013)

Not Rated | 102 min | Drama, Romance

Martin seeks for a temporary job at Eugenio's house. When they recognize to be childhood friends, Eugenio offers him work for the summer. A power and desire game starts and their relationship grows beyond their friendship.

Director: Marco Berger | Stars: Manuel Vignau, Mateo Chiarino, Luz Palazón, Antonia De Michelis

Votes: 4,327

Finally!

9. The String (2009)

Not Rated | 93 min | Drama, Romance

Malik has a lot on his plate when he returns home to Tunisia after living in France. He's processing his father's death, he can't come out to his mother, and his childhood anxieties have ... See full summary »

Director: Mehdi Ben Attia | Stars: Claudia Cardinale, Antonin Stahly Viswanadhan, Salim Kechiouche, Driss Ramdi

Votes: 1,903

10. North Sea Texas (2011)

Not Rated | 98 min | Drama, Romance

63 Metascore

A teenage boy's search for love finds him fixated on a boy who lives nearby.

Director: Bavo Defurne | Stars: Ben Van den Heuvel, Eva van der Gucht, Thomas Coumans, Katelijne Damen

Votes: 8,255 | Gross: $0.03M

Stay.

11. Boys (2014 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 78 min | Drama, Romance

A sexually awakening gay teen athlete finds himself in a budding relationship with his mutually attracted relay race teammate.

Director: Mischa Kamp | Stars: Gijs Blom, Ko Zandvliet, Jonas Smulders, Ton Kas

Votes: 12,183

Be yourselves

12. Love Songs (2007)

Unrated | 91 min | Drama, Musical, Romance

70 Metascore

Ismael and Julie enter a playful yet emotionally laced threesome with Alice. When tragedy strikes, these young Parisians are forced to deal with the fragility of life and love.

Director: Christophe Honoré | Stars: Ludivine Sagnier, Louis Garrel, Clotilde Hesme, Chiara Mastroianni

Votes: 8,983 | Gross: $0.10M

Romance

13. Rak haeng Siam (2007)

Not Rated | 154 min | Drama, Mystery, Romance

Two boyhood friends are separated due to the disappearance of the sister of one of them, then later meet again as teenagers, when one of them has become a pop singer, and they discover feelings that they did not know they had.

Director: Chookiat Sakveerakul | Stars: Sinjai Plengpanich, Songsit Roongnophakunsri, Pimpan Buranapim, Laila Boonyasak

Votes: 3,739

First love

14. Out in the Dark (2012)

Not Rated | 96 min | Crime, Drama, Romance

69 Metascore

A drama centered on the love affair between two men on opposite sides of the Mid-East conflict: Palestinian student Nimer and Roy, an Israeli lawyer.

Director: Michael Mayer | Stars: Nicholas Jacob, Michael Aloni, Jameel Khoury, Alon Pdut

Votes: 7,490

Nonsense

15. A Frozen Flower (2008)

133 min | Drama, History, Romance

A historical drama set in the Koryo dynasty and focused on the relationship between a king and his bodyguard.

Director: Ha Yoo | Stars: In-Sung Jo, Jin-mo Ju, Ji-Hyo Song, Jin-woong Cho

Votes: 3,735

Now you realise

16. Futuro Beach (2014)

Unrated | 106 min | Drama, Romance

64 Metascore

Shortly after failing to rescue a drowning man, Donato meets Konrad, a friend of the victim. They soon begin a relationship which seems doomed from the start, while Donato's past catches up with him.

Director: Karim Aïnouz | Stars: Wagner Moura, Clemens Schick, Jesuíta Barbosa, Fred Lima

Votes: 2,734 | Gross: $0.02M

17. Love Is Strange (2014)

R | 94 min | Drama, Romance

82 Metascore

After Ben and George get married, George is fired from his teaching post, forcing them to stay with friends separately while they sell their place and look for cheaper housing -- a situation that weighs heavily on all involved.

Director: Ira Sachs | Stars: John Lithgow, Alfred Molina, Marisa Tomei, Charlie Tahan

Votes: 12,028 | Gross: $2.25M

Treasure

18. Land of Storms (2014)

Unrated | 105 min | Drama, Romance, Sport

Szabolcs quits football against his father's will and returns to his country in Hungary to take charge of an inheritance from his grandfather. There, he meets Aron and they both explore their identities.

Director: Ádám Császi | Stars: András Sütö, Ádám Varga, Sebastian Urzendowsky, Enikö Börcsök

Votes: 3,443

Why? Ignorance.

19. Beautiful Thing (1996)

R | 90 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

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.

Director: Hettie Macdonald | Stars: Glen Berry, Linda Henry, Scott Neal, Tameka Empson

Votes: 22,399 | Gross: $1.50M

Screw it!

20. Trick (1999)

R | 89 min | Comedy, Music, Romance

The misadventures of two young gay men, trying to find a place to be alone, one night in Manhattan.

Director: Jim Fall | Stars: Christian Campbell, John Paul Pitoc, Tori Spelling, Brad Beyer

Votes: 8,119 | Gross: $2.05M

Believe

21. Prayers for Bobby (2009 TV Movie)

TV-14 | 90 min | Biography, Drama, Romance

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.

Director: Russell Mulcahy | Stars: Sigourney Weaver, Henry Czerny, Ryan Kelley, Austin Nichols

Votes: 15,310

Awakening

22. In & Out (1997)

PG-13 | 90 min | Comedy, Romance

70 Metascore

A midwestern teacher questions his sexuality after a former student makes a comment about him at the Academy Awards.

Director: Frank Oz | Stars: Kevin Kline, Joan Cusack, Tom Selleck, Matt Dillon

Votes: 38,148 | Gross: $63.86M

Hilarious

23. Just a Question of Love (2000 TV Movie)

88 min | Drama, Romance

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.

Director: Christian Faure | Stars: Cyrille Thouvenin, Stéphan Guérin-Tillié, Éva Darlan, Caroline Veyt

Votes: 5,453

24. Freier Fall (2013)

Not Rated | 97 min | Drama

A soon-to-be-father policeman falls for a gay fellow officer and his life starts falling apart.

Director: Stephan Lacant | Stars: Hanno Koffler, Max Riemelt, Attila Borlan, Katharina Schüttler

Votes: 17,899

25. The Man I Love (1997 TV Movie)

91 min | Drama, Romance, Sport

This is a combination coming out and first love story. The swimmer and diver Lucard is interested in attractive Martin. The film follows the characters' coming out with all its difficulties... See full summary »

Director: Stéphane Giusti | Stars: Jean-Michel Portal, Marcial Di Fonzo Bo, Mathilde Seigner, Vittoria Scognamiglio

Votes: 1,601

Love

26. Plan B (I) (2009)

Not Rated | 106 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

After girlfriend Laura dumps him for another man, Bruno plots to come between the new lovers. But his plan takes an unexpected turn, causing Bruno to question his own sexuality.

Director: Marco Berger | Stars: Manuel Vignau, Lucas Ferraro, Mercedes Quinteros, Damián Canduci

Votes: 3,943

Silly

27. My Beautiful Laundrette (1985)

R | 97 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

75 Metascore

An ambitious Pakistani Briton and his white boyfriend strive for success and hope when they open a glamorous laundromat.

Director: Stephen Frears | Stars: Saeed Jaffrey, Roshan Seth, Daniel Day-Lewis, Richard Graham

Votes: 14,120 | Gross: $2.45M

28. Salvation Army (2013)

Unrated | 81 min | Drama

57 Metascore

In a working class neighborhood in Casablanca, Abdellah, a homosexual teen, tries to build his own life within his big family, caught between an authoritarian mother and an older brother, who he adores.

Director: Abdellah Taia | Stars: Said Mrini, Karim Ait M'Hand, Amine Ennaji, Frédéric Landenberg

Votes: 533 | Gross: $0.00M

29. The War Boys (2009)

Unrated | 93 min | Crime, Drama, Romance

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.

Director: Ron Daniels | Stars: Victor Rasuk, Brian J. Smith, Benjamin Walker, Peter Gallagher

Votes: 1,576

30. Absent (2011)

Unrated | 91 min | Drama, Romance, Thriller

Martin, a young Argentine student, is exploring the reactions of his sports coach, Sebastian, while vying for his love and affection. He has an opportunity - one night to push the envelope ... See full summary »

Director: Marco Berger | Stars: Carlos Echevarría, Javier De Pietro, Antonella Costa, Alejandro Barbero

Votes: 2,275

31. Tell No One (2012)

Unrated | 85 min | Comedy, Romance

Matthia is about to move to Madrid to be with his boyfriend Eduard, so he won't have to reveal to the family of being gay. Eduard, however, is convinced that their marriage has the blessing... See full summary »

Director: Ivan Silvestrini | Stars: Josafat Vagni, Monica Guerritore, Francesco Montanari, Antonino Bruschetta

Votes: 1,198

32. Different from Whom (2009)

100 min | Comedy, Romance

What happens when an openly gay man decides to run for mayor in a super conservative town in North Eastern Italy, using his homosexuality as his secret weapon? What would happen if during ... See full summary »

Director: Umberto Riccioni Carteni | Stars: Luca Argentero, Claudia Gerini, Filippo Nigro, Antonio Catania

Votes: 946

33. Fashion Victims (2007)

Not Rated | 105 min | Comedy, Romance

Wolfgang Zenker, a middle-aged traveling ladies' fashion salesman is in dire straits: his deadly rival is threatening to steal his best customers and he's lost his driver's license. ... See full summary »

Director: Ingo Rasper | Stars: Edgar Selge, Florian Bartholomäi, Roman Knizka, Franziska Walser

Votes: 1,086

34. Four More Years (2010)

Not Rated | 87 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

Political party leader David Holst, one of Sweden's most popular politicians, is handsome, funny, popular and predicted as the country's next Prime Minister. But what at first appears to be... See full summary »

Director: Tova Magnusson | Stars: Björn Kjellman, Eric Ericson, Tova Magnusson, André Wickström

Votes: 1,038

35. Chef's Special (2008)

Not Rated | 111 min | Comedy, Romance

Javier Cámara (Talk to Her) stars as Chef Maxi, a culinary genius/drama queen with too much on his plate.

Director: Nacho G. Velilla | Stars: Javier Cámara, Lola Dueñas, Fernando Tejero, Benjamín Vicuña

Votes: 1,972

36. Geography Club (2013)

PG-13 | 84 min | Comedy, Drama

57 Metascore

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.

Director: Gary Entin | Stars: Cameron Deane Stewart, Justin Deeley, Meaghan Martin, Wesley Eure

Votes: 5,395

37. Guys and Balls (2004)

R | 106 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

60 Metascore

After their most recent loss, a soccer team discovers its goalie is gay and casts him out. He retaliates by bringing back an all-gay team for a game to prove who's better.

Director: Sherry Hormann | Stars: Maximilian Brückner, Lisa Maria Potthoff, Dietmar Bär, Eileen Eilender

Votes: 1,755 | Gross: $0.03M

38. Steam: The Turkish Bath (1997)

94 min | Drama, Romance

Francesco inherits an old palace from a Turkish aunt and moves to Istanbul to renovate it.

Director: Ferzan Ozpetek | Stars: Alessandro Gassmann, Francesca d'Aloja, Carlo Cecchi, Halil Ergün

Votes: 6,235 | Gross: $0.66M

39. Harvest (2011)

Not Rated | 88 min | Drama, Romance

A drama that tracks the relationship between two young apprentices working on an agricultural complex south of Berlin.

Director: Benjamin Cantu | Stars: Lukas Steltner, Kai Michael Müller, Steven Baade, Florian Born

Votes: 1,943

40. Mambo Italiano (2003)

R | 99 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

41 Metascore

The son of Italian immigrants to Canada struggles to find the best way to reveal to his parents that he's gay.

Director: Émile Gaudreault | Stars: Luke Kirby, Peter Miller, Ginette Reno, Paul Sorvino

Votes: 6,272 | Gross: $6.24M

41. Men to Kiss (2012)

Not Rated | 83 min | Comedy, Romance

The gay couple Tobi and Ernie are being visited by Ernie's old friend Uta. What at first looks like an innocent house-call, turns into an insidious attack on the couple's relationship.

Director: Robert Hasfogel | Stars: Frank Christian Marx, Udo Lutz, Alexandra Starnitzky, Sascia Haj

Votes: 370

42. Loose Cannons (2010)

Not Rated | 110 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

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 ... See full summary »

Director: Ferzan Ozpetek | Stars: Riccardo Scamarcio, Nicole Grimaudo, Alessandro Preziosi, Ennio Fantastichini

Votes: 11,313

43. No Regret (2006)

R | 113 min | Drama, Romance

48 Metascore

Sumin is an orphan trying to balance work in a factory with study at an art college and an evening job. One night, a rich young businessman makes an advance on him during one of his driving... See full summary »

Director: Hee-il Leesong | Stars: Nam-gil Kim, Young-hoon Lee, Hyeon-cheol Jo, Dong-wook Kim

Votes: 1,781 | Gross: $0.01M

44. Private Romeo (2011)

Not Rated | 94 min | Drama, Romance

53 Metascore

A modern take on Shakespeare's 'Romeo and Juliet'. Set at an isolated all-boys military academy, it follows the forbidden relationship between two cadets.

Director: Alan Brown | Stars: Hale Appleman, Charlie Barnett, Adam Barrie, Chris Bresky

Votes: 2,108

45. Queens (2005)

R | 107 min | Comedy, Romance

6.5