LGBTQ+by Perse_phone | created - 09 Apr 2013 | updated - 6 months ago | Public
Just an incomplete list of LGBTQ+ themed films & TV series that I've (mostly) watched or want to watch -- awesome, good, bad and terrible ones alike. In no specific order, though I try to put the ones I like at/near the top of the list (no promises though)..
More recs are always appreciated. ;)
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2. Call Me by Your Name (2017)
R | 132 min | Drama, Romance
In 1980s Italy, a romance blossoms between a seventeen-year-old student and the older man hired as his father's research assistant.
Votes: 177,393 | Gross: $18.10M
3. Shelter (II) (2007)
R | 97 min | Drama, Romance, Sport
When his college dreams are sidelined by family obligations, a young man finds comfort in surfing with his best friend's brother.
Votes: 20,101 | Gross: $0.14M
4. Imagine Me & You (2005)
R | 90 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
A newlywed bride becomes infatuated with another woman, who questions her sexual orientation, promoting a stir among the bride's family and friends.
Votes: 28,431 | Gross: $0.67M
5. Love, Simon (2018)
PG-13 | 110 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
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.
Votes: 88,901 | Gross: $40.83M
6. Weekend (II) (2011)
Not Rated | 97 min | Drama, Romance
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.
Votes: 26,434 | Gross: $0.46M
10. Brotherhood (2009)
R | 97 min | Drama, Romance
Former Danish servicemen Lars and Jimmy are thrown together while training in a neo-Nazi group. Moving from hostility through to friendship and finally passion, events take a darker turn when it's discovered.
Votes: 3,035 | Gross: $0.02M
12. The Kids Are All Right (2010)
R | 106 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
Two children conceived by artificial insemination bring their biological father into their non-traditional family life.
Votes: 122,473 | Gross: $20.81M
14. A Home at the End of the World (2004)
R | 97 min | Drama, Romance
A boy who has experienced many losses in his life grows to manhood and enters into a love triangle with a woman and his boyhood friend.
Votes: 12,960 | Gross: $1.03M
15. My Best Friend (2018)
90 min | Drama, Romance
Lorenzo is a quiet teenager who lives with his parents and his younger brother in small city in the Argentinean Patagonia. One day, a family friend's son named Caíto moves south and settles... See full summary »
16. Shortbus (2006)
Not Rated | 101 min | Comedy, Drama
A group of New Yorkers caught up in their romantic-sexual milieu converge at an underground salon infamous for its blend of art, music, politics, and carnality.
Votes: 31,026 | Gross: $1.99M
18. Sense8 (2015–2018)
TV-MA | 60 min | Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi
A group of people around the world are suddenly linked mentally, and must find a way to survive being hunted by those who see them as a threat to the world's order.
19. The Imitation Game (2014)
PG-13 | 114 min | Biography, Drama, Thriller
During World War II, the English mathematical genius Alan Turing tries to crack the German Enigma code with help from fellow mathematicians.
Votes: 644,281 | Gross: $91.13M
24. Gray Matters (I) (2006)
PG-13 | 96 min | Comedy, Romance
They finish each other's sentences, dance like Fred and Ginger, and share the same downtown loft--the perfect couple? Not exactly. Gray and Sam, are a sister and brother so compatible and inseparable that people actually assume they are dating. Mortified, they both agree they must branch out and start searching for love. He'll look for a guy for her and she'll look for a gal for him.
Votes: 6,656 | Gross: $0.06M
27. Loving Annabelle (2006)
Not Rated | 77 min | Drama, Romance
The intelligent Annabelle starts in an elite Catholic girls' boarding high school after being expelled from the previous 2 schools. She's open about being lesbian. She's attracted to her teacher, Simone.
Votes: 11,389 | Gross: $1.10M
30. Being 17 (2016)
Unrated | 116 min | Drama, Romance
Damien lives with his mother Marianne, a doctor, while his father is on a tour of duty abroad. He is bullied by Thomas, whose mother is ill. The boys find themselves living together when Marianne invites Thomas to come and stay with them.
Votes: 5,022 | Gross: $0.05M
31. 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.
33. The Curiosity of Chance (2006)
98 min | Comedy
A confident, out-of-the-closet gay teenager has the support of an eclectic range of friends while dealing with a homophobic bully during his first year at an international high school.
34. Touch of Pink (2004)
R | 91 min | Drama, Comedy, Romance
A gay Canadian living in London has his perfectly crafted life upset when his devoutly Muslim mother comes to visit.
Votes: 3,955 | Gross: $0.56M
36. Holding the Man (2015)
Unrated | 127 min | Biography, Drama, Romance
Tim and John fell in love while teenagers at their all-boys high school. John was captain of the rugby team, Tim an aspiring actor playing a minor part in Romeo and Juliet. Their romance ... See full summary »
37. Handsome Devil (2016)
95 min | Comedy, Drama, Sport
Ned and Conor are forced to share a bedroom at their boarding school. The loner and the star athlete at this rugby-mad school form an unlikely friendship until it's tested by the authorities.
38. Guys and Balls (2004)
R | 106 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
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.
Votes: 1,728 | Gross: $0.03M
42. All Over the Guy (2001)
R | 95 min | Comedy, Romance
"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 ... See full summary »
Votes: 4,378 | Gross: $1.01M
43. The Danish Girl (2015)
R | 119 min | Biography, Drama, Romance
A fictitious love story loosely inspired by the lives of Danish artists Lili Elbe and Gerda Wegener. Lili and Gerda's marriage and work evolve as they navigate Lili's groundbreaking journey as a transgender pioneer.
Votes: 153,808 | Gross: $11.11M
44. Maurice (1987)
R | 140 min | Drama, Romance
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.
Votes: 14,818 | Gross: $3.13M