Films Dealing With HIV/AIDS.by big-gun | created - 07 Oct 2016 | updated - 1 month ago | Public
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1. Buddies (1985)
Not Rated | 81 min | Drama
The film follows a New York City gay man, in a monogamous relationship, becoming a "buddy" or a volunteer friend to another gay man dying of AIDS and the friendship that develops.
2. An Early Frost (1985 TV Movie)
95 min | Drama
A young lawyer hasn't told his parents about his homosexuality. Now he must tell them--at a time when the diagnosis was still a death sentence--that he has AIDS.
3. Parting Glances (1986)
Not Rated | 90 min | Drama, Music, Romance
As Michael and Robert, a gay couple in New York, prepare for Robert's departure for a two-year work assignment in Africa, Michael must face Robert's true motives for leaving while dealing ... See full summary »
Votes: 2,583 | Gross: $0.54M
6. Tidy Endings (1988 TV Movie)
53 min | Drama
A man, whose companion dies of AIDS, confronts his lover's ex-wife and the two end up building a friendship while coping with the emotional aftermath of the death.
8. The Ryan White Story (1989 TV Movie)
Not Rated | 105 min | Biography, Drama
The story of Ryan White, a 13-year-old haemophiliac who contracted AIDS from factor VIII, which was used to control this disorder.
10. Longtime Companion (1989)
R | 96 min | Drama, Romance
The emergence and devastation of the AIDS epidemic is chronicled in the lives of several gay men living during the 1980s.
Votes: 5,049 | Gross: $4.61M
13. Our Sons (1991 TV Movie)
96 min | Drama
Donald is a young man dying of AIDS. His lover, James, asks his mother to go to Fayetteville, Arkansas and tell Donald's mother, who has been estranged from her son for years.
14. Savage Nights (1992)
126 min | Biography, Drama
Jean is young, gay, and promiscuous. Only after he meets one or two women, including Laura does he come to realize his bisexuality. Jean has to overcome a personal crisis (he is ... See full summary »
Votes: 2,087 | Gross: $0.66M
16. The Living End (1992)
Unrated | 81 min | Comedy, Drama
Luke is a gay hustler. Jon is a movie critic. Both are HIV positive. They go on a hedonistic, dangerous journey, their motto "Fuck the world".
Votes: 2,436 | Gross: $0.69M
17. Citizen Cohn (1992 TV Movie)
R | 111 min | Biography, Drama
As lawyer and power broker Roy Cohn lies dying of AIDS in a private hospital room, ghosts from his past visit him as he reflects on his life and loves.
18. Amazing Grace (1992)
Unrated | 95 min | Drama
Against the backdrop of AIDS, the film explores two families, each with a gay son. Jonathan is splitting from Miki because the more experienced Miki is playing around. Then Jonathan sees ... See full summary »
19. 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.
20. Zero Patience (1993)
97 min | Musical
An immortal, bigoted, unethical taxidermist is doing research on "Patient Zero", the gay flight attendant who allegedly was the first to bring AIDS to North America, for a museum show about contagious diseases, helped by the man's ghost.
Votes: 616 | Gross: $0.22M
21. Daybreak (1993 TV Movie)
R | 91 min | Action, Drama, Romance
This drama, based on Alan Bowne's play "Beirut," takes place in a decrepit New York City of the near future, controlled by a fascist government.
22. Blue (1993)
79 min | Biography, Drama
Against a plain, unchanging blue screen, a densely interwoven soundtrack of voices, sound effects and music attempt to convey a portrait of Derek Jarman's experiences with AIDS, both ... See full summary »
Votes: 1,830 | Gross: $1.72M
23. Philadelphia (1993)
PG-13 | 125 min | Drama
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.
Votes: 212,995 | Gross: $77.32M
24. And Then There Was One (1994 TV Movie)
Not Rated | 87 min | Drama
And Then There Was One - The tragic and true story of a family dealing with AIDS is re-told in this heart-wrenching drama. Amy Madigan and Dennis Boutsikaris star as Roxy and Vinnie Ventola... See full summary »
25. A Place for Annie (1994 TV Movie)
PG | 99 min | Drama
A nurse fights for custody of her H.I.V. positive foster daughter with her inept, junkie mother. Finally they come to an agreement that they should all live together.
26. My Brother's Keeper (1995 TV Movie)
Unrated | 94 min | Biography, Drama
A man and his HIV-positive twin take an insurance company to court over a possibly life-saving bone marrow transplant.
27. The Last Supper (II) (1995)
96 min | Drama
Chris is a dancer dying of AIDS. He has chosen euthanasia to end his suffering. With the assistance of his lover Val and his doctor, he surrounds himself in his last hours with everything ... See full summary »
28. Boys on the Side (1995)
R | 115 min | Comedy, Drama
Robin shares a ride in her car from NYC to LA with Jane. They stop at Jane's friend's place in Pittsburg and take her with them west, making a long stop in Tucson. The 3 very different women become close friends.
Votes: 11,373 | Gross: $23.45M
29. The Cure (1995)
PG-13 | 97 min | Drama
Erik, a loner, finds a friend in Dexter, an eleven-year-old boy with AIDS. They vow to find a cure for AIDS together and save Dexter's life in an eventful summer.
Votes: 8,824 | Gross: $2.57M
30. A Mother's Prayer (1995 TV Movie)
PG-13 | 94 min | Drama
Rosemary Holmstrom is struggling to bring up her son following the death of her husband. When she is diagnosed with AIDS, at first she refuses to believe it, but soon turns her attentions ... See full summary »
31. Jeffrey (1995)
R | 92 min | Comedy, Drama
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 ... See full summary »
Votes: 5,484 | Gross: $3.49M
33. It's My Party (1996)
R | 110 min | Drama, Romance
"You won't leave me, will you?" Nick asks Brandon shortly after revealing to him the results of his last blood test for HIV. "I don't want to die alone." In spite of Brandon's protestations... See full summary »
Votes: 2,647 | Gross: $0.62M
34. Red Ribbon Blues (1996)
R | 97 min | Comedy, Drama
After attending his 23rd funeral for a friend with AIDS, Troy and his friends hatch a plan to steal the HIV drugs that they need. One sucessful heist leads to another and another until they... See full summary »
35. It's in the Water (1997)
Not Rated | 100 min | Comedy, Romance
Residents of the fictional town of Azalea Springs, Texas go into a panic after a gay local says the town's water supply is what made him gay.
36. Breaking the Surface: The Greg Louganis Story (1997 TV Movie)
95 min | Biography, Drama, Sport
Breaking the Surface is about the tough times Greg Louganis had on his way to becoming one of the world's top Olympic divers. Some topics discussed were Greg's childhood problems, his ... See full summary »
37. In the Gloaming (1997 TV Movie)
PG | 67 min | Drama
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.
38. Remembering the Cosmos Flower (1997)
103 min | Drama
A Japanese schoolgirl returns to her hometown from abroad, but has now contracted AIDS to a blood transfusion. So begins much prejudice, misconception and discrimination. She not only has ... See full summary »
39. Love! Valour! Compassion! (1997)
R | 108 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
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," who is blind but who ... See full summary »
Votes: 3,197 | Gross: $2.87M
40. River Made to Drown In (1997)
98 min | Drama
Allen, a struggling young artist who once survived by working in the streets, is now involved with Eva, a wealthy Los Angeles gallery owner. Quite by surprise Allen receives a visit from an... See full summary »
41. Gia (1998 TV Movie)
R | 120 min | Biography, Drama, Romance
The story of the life of Gia Carangi, a top fashion model from the late 1970s, from her meteoric rise to the forefront of the modeling industry, to her untimely death.
42. My Own Country (1998 TV Movie)
R | 95 min | Drama
"My Own Country" tells the story of an East Indian doctor who settles in Johnson City, Tennessee. The doctor's name is Abraham Verghese, and he specializes in infectious diseases. It's 1985... See full summary »
43. 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: 83,936 | Gross: $8.26M
46. The Event (2003)
R | 110 min | Drama