500 of the Best GLBTQ Films Ever Madeby yuyanrong2003 | created - 18 Mar 2016 | updated - 23 Apr 2016 | Public
List from the book '50 Years of Queer Cinema: 500 of the Best GLBTQ Films Ever Made'
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2. 100% Human (2005)
73 min | Documentary
When Monica was born the parent thought she was a boy., and called her Morten. Now she has have had a cosmetically and gender changing operations . This is all shown on camera in this documentary.
3. 101 Rent Boys (2000)
78 min | Documentary
101 Rent Boys is shot on location in various motel rooms situated on the length of the Santa Monica Boulevard, and features 101 different hustlers. Although the film features 101 different ... See full summary »
4. 15: The Movie (2003)
90 min | Drama, Comedy
Fast, frenetic, and furious, 15 is the story of five Singaporian teenagers who, abandoned by the system and estranged from their parents and life in general, build their own world in which ... See full summary »
5. 2by4 (1998)
90 min | Drama, Romance
Johnnie feels a lot of pressure lately. He's the foreman on his uncle's construction crew, and money seems to be going astray. His girlfriend begins pressuring him for more of a commitment ... See full summary »
Votes: 239 | Gross: $0.02M
6. 29th & Gay (2005)
Not Rated | 84 min | Comedy
'29th and Gay' is the movie for the gay everyman. Following a year in the life of James Sanchez, it's a story about a guy rapidly approaching thirty, who doesn't have a six-pack, full head ... See full summary »
7. 3 Guys, 1 Girl, 2 Weddings (2004 TV Movie)
90 min | Comedy, Romance
Romance meets farce against the backdrop of a quiet campaign to legalize gay marriage. Laurent loves his roommate Dan, who's straight and a playboy. Laurent can't bring himself to tell Dan,... See full summary »
8. 3 Needles (2005)
Not Rated | 127 min | Drama
A three-paneled look at the worldwide AIDS crisis: in Montreal, a porn actor (Ashmore) schemes to pass his mandatory blood test; a young nun (Sevigny) makes a personal sacrifice for the benefit of a South African village; in rural China, a black market operative (Liu) posing as a goverment-sanctioned blood drawer jeopardizes an entire village's safety.
10. 3-Day Weekend (2008)
Not Rated | 84 min | Drama, Romance
Director Rob Williams (Long-Term Relationship, Back Soon) serves up a shaken and stirred cocktail of sexual intrigue, humor and drama in his latest about an unlikely group of friends and ... See full summary »
12. Ab-normal Beauty (2004)
R | 101 min | Drama, Horror
Jiney is a talented student of Arts with a trauma in her childhood and lack of communication with her mother, and excellent photographer that is not satisfied with her awarded works. When ... See full summary »
13. Adam & Steve (2005)
R | 99 min | Comedy, Drama, Music
Follows two New York city couples -- one heterosexual and one gay who explore the peaks and the valleys of their respective relationships.
Votes: 2,870 | Gross: $0.31M
14. Adored (2003)
Unrated | 101 min | Drama, Romance
Set in the south of France, Riki Kandinski and his elder brother Fredrico, come back to their family castle for their father's funeral. They haven't seen each other in a long time and ... See full summary »
R | 104 min | Comedy, Music
Two drag performers and a transgender woman travel across the desert to perform their unique style of cabaret.
Votes: 43,670 | Gross: $11.22M
16. Affinity (I) (2008)
Not Rated | 120 min | Drama, Romance
A grieving upper class woman becomes a "Lady Visitor" at Millbank prison, hoping to escape her troubles and be a guiding figure in the lives of the female prisoners. Of all her friendships ... See full summary »
17. The Aggressives (2005)
Not Rated | 75 min | Documentary
An insightful exposé on the subculture of lesbian butches and their "femme" counterparts who tow the line between gender definitions. Filmed over five years in NYC, the featured "Aggressives" share their dreams, secrets and deepest fears.
18. Agnes and His Brothers (2004)
Not Rated | 115 min | Comedy, Drama
This drama focuses on three very different siblings, all searching for happiness. Hans-Jörg is a sex addicted librarian, who is interested in young students. Werner is a successful ... See full summary »
Votes: 1,640 | Gross: $0.00M
20. AKA (2002)
R | 123 min | Drama, Romance
AKA is the story of a disaffected youth's search for love, status, and identity in late 1970s Britain. 18-year old Dean is handsome and bright, but feels hampered by his working-class ... See full summary »
21. All About My Mother (1999)
R | 101 min | Drama
Young Esteban wants to become a writer and also to discover the identity of his second mother, a trans woman, carefully concealed by his mother Manuela.
Votes: 82,064 | Gross: $8.26M
22. All the Rage (1997)
Not Rated | 105 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
ALL THE RAGE takes a satirical and poignant look at one gay man's obsessive pursuit of physical, sexual, and romantic perfection. Christopher Bedford is everyone's fantasy. He's gorgeous, ... See full summary »
Votes: 428 | Gross: $0.10M
23. And the Band Played On (1993 TV Movie)
PG-13 | 141 min | Drama, History
The story of the discovery of the AIDS epidemic, and the political infighting of the scientific community hampering the early fight with it.
24. Angels in America (2003)
TV-MA | 352 min | Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Playwright Tony Kushner adapts his political epic about the AIDS crisis during the mid-1980s and centers the story around a group of separate but connected individuals.
27. Apartment Zero (1988)
R | 124 min | Drama, Thriller
Set in modern day Buenos Aires, the film centers around a relationship between two emotionally crippled roommates. Adrian LeDuc is a lonely sociopath who is forced to rent his insane ... See full summary »
Votes: 3,502 | Gross: $0.67M
28. April's Shower (2003)
R | 100 min | Comedy, Romance
April's Shower is a comedy about love, romance and expectation. The story follows unpredictable twists and turns until it climaxes with a madcap finale. The hilarity belies the poignancy of... See full summary »
Votes: 662 | Gross: $0.02M
29. Auntie Mame (1958)
Approved | 143 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
An orphan goes to live with his free-spirited aunt. Conflict ensues when the executor of his father's estate objects to the aunt's lifestyle.
Votes: 9,613 | Gross: $23.30M
30. Backstage (2005)
112 min | Drama, Music
An adolescent groupie zeroes in on her Blondie-like idol after the singer chances to cross her orbit on a publicity tour. Gradually their lives intertwine as, with near-operatic intensity, ... See full summary »
Votes: 588 | Gross: $0.01M
31. Bad Education (2004)
NC-17 | 106 min | Crime, Drama
An examination on the effect of Franco-era religious schooling and sexual abuse on the lives of two longtime friends.
Votes: 52,080 | Gross: $5.21M
33. Bar Girls (1994)
R | 93 min | Drama
Loretta is a successful lesbian writer of cartoons with problems in her romantic life with Annie. She is a habitué of a lesbian bar. One day she meets Rachel and they start a new life ... See full summary »
Votes: 534 | Gross: $0.57M
34. Barbarella (1968)
Approved | 98 min | Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy
Barbarella, an astronaut from the 41st century, sets out to find and stop the evil scientist Durand Durand, whose Positronic Ray threatens to bring evil back into the galaxy.
35. Basic Instinct (1992)
R | 127 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller
A violent police detective investigates a brutal murder, in which a manipulative and seductive novelist could be involved.
Votes: 158,823 | Gross: $117.73M
36. Bear Cub (2004)
R | 99 min | Comedy, Drama
Pedro, a gay man with an active social life and big circle of friends, takes in his nephew Bernardo for a couple weeks. When it appears as though it might become a permanent arrangement, ... See full summary »
Votes: 3,440 | Gross: $0.10M
38. Beautiful Boxer (2004)
Unrated | 118 min | Action, Biography, Drama
Bio-pic of transgender Muay Thai boxer Parinya Charoenphol who pursued the sport to pay for her sex change operation.
Votes: 3,019 | Gross: $0.00M
40. Beautiful Thing (1996)
R | 90 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
In a suburb of London, young Jamie is escaping sport hours, to avoid being the victim of his comrades. Young Ste, his neighbor, is beaten by his father, and comes to sleep overnight. They discover new feelings, sleeping in the same bed.
Votes: 21,502 | Gross: $1.50M
42. Before Stonewall (1984)
Unrated | 87 min | Documentary, History
The history of the Gay and Lesbian community before the Stonewall riots began the major gay rights movement.
Votes: 678 | Gross: $0.02M
43. Before the Fall (2004)
110 min | Drama, Sport, Thriller
In 1942, Friedrich Weimer's boxing skills get him an appointment to a National Political Academy (NaPolA) - high schools that produce Nazi elite. Over his father's objections, Friedrich ... See full summary »
Votes: 13,505 | Gross: $0.14M
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46. Bernard and Doris (2006)
TV-14 | 102 min | Biography, Comedy, Drama
The story of the twilight years of tobacco billionairess Doris Duke and her relationship with her gay butler, to whom she left her entire fortune.
47. The Best Man (1964)
Approved | 102 min | Drama