French gay movies

List of the best French gay movies selected by visitors to our site: I Love You Phillip Morris, Call Me by Your Name, Hidden Kisses, Just a Question of Love, Eyes Wide Open, And Then We Danced, Undertow, Sorry Angel, Beyond the Walls, His Brother.

In the top there are new films of 2021, a plot description and trailers for films that have already been released.

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Markimdb: 6.6
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama, crime, biography
CountryFrance, USA
Duration01:38

    Steve Russell is a small-town cop. Bored with his bland lifestyle, Russell turns to fraud as a means of shaking things up. Before long, Russell's criminal antics have landed him behind bars, where he encounters the charismatic Phillip Morris. Smitten, Russell devotes his entire life to being with Morris regardless of the consequences.

    Markimdb: 7.9
    Genremelodrama, drama
    CountryItaly, France, USA, Brazil
    Duration02:09

    Elio Perlman is spending the summer with his family at their vacation home in Lombardy, Italy. When his father hires a handsome doctoral student, the curious 17-year-old finds himself developing a growing attraction to the young man.

    Markimdb: 7.3
    Genredrama
    CountryFrance

    Nathan, 16, lives alone with his father Stephane. A newcomer in high school, he is invited to a party and falls in love with Louis, a boy in his class. They find themselves out of sight and kiss each other, but someone takes a picture of them. Soon, the photo is published on Facebook and a storm overtakes their lives as they face bullying and rejection.

    Markimdb: 7.8
    Genremelodrama, drama
    CountryFrance, Belgium
    Duration01:28

    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.

    Markimdb: 7.3
    Genremelodrama, drama
    CountryIsrael, Germany, France

    A beautifully affecting love story that has rightly earned comparisons to Brokeback Mountain, Haim Tabakman's potent yet impeccably restrained tale has won awards and accolades at film festivals the world over. Aaron, a pillar in Jerusalem's Orthodox community is respected by friends and family. However, when he hires handsome runaway student Ezri to assist with his business, sexual tensions bristle and the pair cautiously embark on a love affair. Meanwhile, a neighbouring shopkeeper persists in seeing a man of her own choosing, even though she's been promised by her father to another. As forbidden truths come to the fore, these lovers are forced to either confront or relent in the face of a centuries-old religious community, with startling results.

    Markimdb: 7.6
    Genremelodrama, drama
    CountrySweden, Georgia, France

    Merab has been training since a young age at the National Georgian Ensemble with his dance partner Mary. His world is suddenly turned upside down when the charismatic and carefree Irakli arrives and becomes both his strongest rival and desire. In this conservative setting Merab finds himself having to break free and risk it all.

    Markimdb: 7.7
    Genrefantasy, melodrama, drama
    CountryPeru, Colombia, France, Germany
    Duration01:40

    A married fisherman struggles to reconcile his devotion to his male lover within his town's rigid traditions.

    Markimdb: 6.8
    Genremelodrama, drama
    CountryFrance
    Duration01:30

    Jacques is a writer living in Paris. He hasn't turned 40 but already mistrusts that the best in life is yet to come. Arthur is a student living in Brittany. He reads and smiles a lot and refuses to think that everything in life might not be possible. Jacques and Arthur will like each other. Just like in a lovely dream. Just like in a sad story.

    Markimdb: 6.6
    Genremelodrama, drama
    CountryBelgium, Canada, France
    Duration01:36

    Paulo, a young pianist, meets Ilir, a double-bass player originally from Albania. It's love at first sight. Confronted by Anka, Paulo finds himself out on the street. Despite Ilir's misgivings, Paulo moves in with him. One day, when Paulo promises that he will love Ilir for the rest of his life, Ilir leaves the city and doesn't return. A few days later, Paulo finds out that Ilir is in jail, and the two lovers embark on an heart-breaking relationship.

    Markimdb: 6.9
    Genremelodrama, drama
    CountryFrance

    Thomas has been estranged from his brother Luc for several years, due in part to his difficulties in dealing with Luc's homosexuality. But when Thomas is diagnosed with a rare blood disease, which is difficult to treat and impossible to cure, he decides he wants to bring Luc back into his life. The brothers soon become inseparable, and their new relationship begins to alienate their significant others.

    Markimdb: 7
    Genredrama
    CountryFrance

    Unable to fit in at school, Marvin's life was changed forever when he discovered his passion for the theatre. With no support from his family, Marvin ran away from home to chase his dreams of becoming an actor. As an adult, he struggles to write and perform a one-man theatrical show about his childhood.

    Markimdb: 6.3
    Genremelodrama, drama
    CountryFrance

    Annecy is no tourist destination for three working-class Algerian brothers and their father, in the months after their mother has died. Marc is deeply troubled: he tries to stiff drug dealers and then plots revenge. Christophe is released from jail, lands a job, and must overcome various temptations in order to keep it. Olivier, nearing 18, may be falling in love with Hicham...

    Markimdb: 6.6
    Genredrama
    CountryWest Germany, France

    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.

    Markimdb: 7.8
    Genrecomedy, drama, history
    CountryUnited Kingdom, France, USA
    Duration02:00

    Based on a true story, the film is set in the summer of 1984 – when Margaret Thatcher is in power and the National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) is on strike. At the Gay Pride March in London, a group of gay and lesbian activists decides to raise money to support the families of the striking miners. But there is a problem - the union seems embarrassed to receive their support. However the activists are not deterred. They decide to ignore the union and go direct to the miners. They identify a mining village of Onllwyn, in the Dulais Valley in Wales, and later set off in a mini bus to make their donation in person. And so begins the extraordinary story of two seemingly alien communities who form a surprising and ultimately triumphant partnership.

    Markimdb: 7.1
    Genredrama
    CountryFrance

    15-year-old Tom (Simon Royer) is going to spend another calm summer with his parents and younger sister at their summer house. But by fate, another family comes to spend some time with them, with their 17-year-old son Félix (Marin Lafitte). In the unforgettable summer, Félix will introduce Tom to new things...

    Markimdb: 6.5
    Genremelodrama, drama, biography
    CountryFrance, United Kingdom, Belgium
    Duration01:51

    Young, wild poet Arthur Rimbaud and his mentor Paul Verlaine engage in a fierce, forbidden romance while feeling the effects of a hellish artistic lifestyle.

    Markimdb: 6.2
    Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama, musical
    CountryFrance, United Kingdom, Czech Republic
    Duration02:25

    From Paris in the 1960s to London in the first decade of the third millennium, Madeleine and her daughter Véra flit from one amorous adventure to the next, living for the moment and taking all the opportunities that life offers. But not every love affair is without its consequences, its upsets and its disappointments. As time goes by and gnaws away at one’s deepest feelings, love becomes a harder game to play.

    Markimdb: 6.2
    Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
    CountryArgentina, USA, France
    Duration01:25

    Have you ever met someone who made your body heat up, get a little nervous and sweaty, and made your crotch stir a bit? Sexual Tension: Volatile will reignite those lustful feelings as it weaves six scintillating experiences of men in various stages of nudity and many forms of erotic male bonding. A pulsating, sexually-charged thrill ride.

    Markimdb: 5.8
    Genremelodrama, drama
    CountryGermany, France
    Duration01:30

    Simon, a young German doctor who lives and works in Marseille, goes missing. His appartment is empty. His mother Valérie is desperate. She doesn't understand the reason of his disappearance. Therefore she asks Jens, Simon's former boyfriend, to come to Marseille and help her find him.

    Markimdb: 4.8
    Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
    CountryFrance
    Duration01:28

    In this lively French remake of Humpday, best buds reunite and revive their friendship on a questionable dare. Can two straight guys really make a gay sex film, together?

    Markimdb: 6.1
    Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
    CountryLuxembourg, France

    This coming-of-age drama deals with a young man, realizing who he really is and which things he will never do...

    Markimdb: 6.8
    Genredrama, crime
    CountrySpain, France, Colombia
    Duration01:41

    World-weary arthur Fernando has returned to his native Colombia to live out his days in peace. But Fernando's once-quiet hometown has become a hotbed of violence, drugs and corruption. On the brink of despair, Fernando meets Alexis, a beautiful but hardened street kid who lives by the rule of the gun. Together, they forge an unlikely relationship.

    Markimdb: 6.9
    Genrethriller, melodrama, drama, crime
    CountryFrance
    Duration02:03

    They come from all over Eastern Europe: Russia, Romania, Chechnya. They are Eastern boys. The oldest appear no more than 25; as for the youngest, there is no way of telling their age. They hang around the Gare du Nord train station in Paris. They might be prostitutes, but there is no way of knowing for certain. Muller, a discreet man in his late fifties has his eye on one of them - Marek. One afternoon, Muller gathers his courage and speaks to him. The young man agrees to come visit Muller the following day, at his place. However the next day, when the doorbell rings, Muller doesn't have the faintest idea that he has fallen into a trap.

    Markimdb: 6.1
    Genrecomedy, drama
    CountryUnited Kingdom, France, Germany, Mexico, USA
    Duration02:31

    Alan Clay, a struggling American businessman, travels to Saudi Arabia to sell a new technology to the King, only to be challenged by endless Middle Eastern bureaucracy, a perpetually absent monarch, and a suspicious growth on his back.

    Markimdb: 6.9
    Genrethriller, melodrama, drama
    CountryFrance
    Duration01:36

    Summertime. A cruising spot for men, tucked away on the shores of a lake. Franck falls in love with Michel, an attractive, potent and lethally dangerous man. Franck knows this, but wants to live out his passion anyway.

    Markimdb: 7.4
    Genredrama
    CountryFrance
    Duration01:54

    Paris, in the early 1990s: a group of young activists is desperately tied to finding the cure against an unknown lethal disease. They target the pharmaceutical labs that are retaining potential cures, and multiply direct actions, with the hope of saving their lives as well as the ones of future generations.

    Markimdb: 6.9
    Genremelodrama, drama
    CountryFrance
    Duration01:25

    Théo and Hugo meet in a club and form an immediate bond. Once the desire and elation of this first moment has passed, the two young men, now sober, wander through the empty streets of nocturnal Paris, having to confront the love they sense blossoming between them. Ducastel and Martineau's most ambitious film to date and a candid insight into 21st century life.

    Markimdb: 6.7
    Genremelodrama, drama
    CountryFrance, Tunisia, Belgium

    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 resurfaced. But all of Malik's problems seem to fade away when he falls for Bilal, the dreamy houseboy at his mother's bourgeois estate.

    Markimdb: 6.9
    Genrethriller, drama, detective
    CountryFrance, Canada
    Duration01:43

    A young man travels to an isolated farm for his lover's funeral where he's quickly drawn into a twisted, sexually charged game by his lover's aggressive brother.

    Markimdb: 6.9
    Genremelodrama, drama, biography
    CountryFrance, Belgium
    Duration02:19

    Born out of wedlock early in the last century, Violette Leduc meets Simone de Beauvoir in postwar Saint-Germain-des-Près. An intense lifelong relationship develops between the two women authors, based on Violette's quest for freedom through writing and on Simone's conviction that she holds in her hands the destiny of an extraordinary writer.

    Markimdb: 7.2
    Genremelodrama, drama
    CountryFrance
    Duration01:55

    Set in the beautiful high Pyrenees in south-west France, Damien lives with his mother Marianne, a doctor, while his father, a pilot, is on a tour of duty abroad with the French military. At school, Damien is bullied by Thomas, who lives in the farming community up in the mountains, nut learns to fight back. The boys find themselves living together when Marianne invites Thomas to come and stay with them while his mother is ill in hospital. Damien must learn to live with the boy who terrorised him.

    Markimdb: 7.1
    Genremelodrama, drama, musical
    CountryFrance
    Duration01:40

    This modernist musical about love and loss in Paris centers around a young couple, Ismael and Julie, who in the hope of sparking their stalled relationship, 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. For Ismael, this means negotiating through the advances of Julie's sister and a young college student – one of which may offer him redemption.

    Markimdb: 6.9
    Genremelodrama, drama
    CountryFrance

    Manu arrives in Paris, in the early days of AIDS, at the beginning of the 1980s. He strikes up a friendship with Adrien, a wealthy doctor in his early fifties, who introduces him to Sarah and Mehdi, a young couple.

    Markimdb: 6.1
    Genremelodrama, drama, biography
    CountryFrance, Belgium
    Duration02:30

    1967-1976. As one of history's greatest fashion designers entered a decade of freedom, neither came out of it in one piece.

    Markimdb: 6.1
    Genrecomedy, melodrama
    CountryFrance
    Duration01:30

    Yassine asks his best friend Fred to marry him in order to avoid deportation...

    Markimdb: 6.7
    Genredrama, history
    CountryFrance, Belgium, United Kingdom

    After many years of confrontation, the treasures of Spain and France are empty. In 1721, the regent of France draws up an ambitious plan to inaugurate an era of peace and prosperity that will heal the economies of both nations: his intention is to build a solid network of marriage alliances that will involve four children of very different ages who know nothing of betrayals and power games…

    Markimdb: 7.4
    Genrecomedy, drama, crime, military
    CountryFrance, Canada
    Duration01:46

    In November 1918, a few days before the Armistice, when Lieutenant Pradelle orders a senseless attack, he causes a useless disaster; but his outrageous act also binds the lives of two soldiers who have nothing more in common than the battlefield: Édouard saves Albert, although at a high cost. They become companions in misfortune who will attempt to survive in a changing world. Pradelle, in his own way, does the same.

    Markimdb: 5.3
    Genredrama
    CountryFrance
    Duration01:49

    From the moment they meet, brooding Chris and the beautiful Aurore fall instantly and passionately in love but it's not long before their intense connection is consumed by Chris's dark obsession with gay men. Before long, the pair embarks on a violent and sexual journey filled with seduction and destruction of young gay hustlers.

    Markimdb: 7.3
    Genrecomedy, drama, family
    CountryFrance, United Kingdom
    Duration01:26

    A man without attachments or responsibilities suddenly finds himself with an abandoned baby and leaves for London to try and find the mother. Eight years later after he and his daughter become inseparable Gloria's mother reappears.

    Markimdb: 7.7
    Genredrama
    CountryIran, France
    Duration01:35

    A middle-aged Tehranian man, Mr. Badii is intent on killing himself and seeks someone to bury him after his demise. Driving around the city, the seemingly well-to-do Badii meets with numerous people, including a Muslim student, asking them to take on the job, but initially he has little luck. Eventually, Badii finds a man who is up for the task because he needs the money, but his new associate soon tries to talk him out of committing suicide.

    Markimdb: 5.7
    Genrecomedy
    CountryFrance
    Duration01:17

    A comedy about funny adventures of the group of French people during the summer vacation.

    Markimdb: 6
    Genrefantasy, comedy
    CountryFrance
    Duration01:56

    Summer 1910. Several tourists have vanished while relaxing on the beautiful beaches of the Channel Coast. Infamous inspectors Machin and Malfoy soon gather that the epicenter of these mysterious disappearances must be Slack Bay, a unique site where the Slack river and the sea join only at high tide.

    Markimdb: 6.7
    Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
    CountryFrance, Belgium
    Duration01:26

    How to become a man when your mother and your closed circle have decided otherwise? This is the challenge Guillaume took up. The film recounts Guillaume's tragicomic battle from the young age of eight, as he adopts the role of a girl then of a homosexual... until, aged 30, he meets the woman who, after his mother, will become the other woman in his life. Beyond this story of a heterosexual coming-out, the film tells the tale of an actor who never stopped loving women, maybe even a little too much.

    Markimdb: 5.7
    Genremelodrama, drama
    CountryUnited Kingdom, France, Luxembourg, Lebanon

    Having left England for a romantic escapade in the South of France, Olivier and James invite Caroline along at the very last minute. The trio arrives in a little Provencal village, somewhat cut off from the world. Though everything seems calm between the pool, sunshine and a village visit, Olivier finds himself more and more intrigued by Caroline. A tension of sexual jealousy and possessiveness will then escalade between the three of them.

    Markimdb: 7.5
    Genrefantasy, drama, biography
    CountryChile, France, United Kingdom, Japan
    Duration02:01

    A portrait of Alejandro Jodorowsky’s young adulthood, set in the 1940s and 50s, in the electric capital city of Santiago. There, he decides to become a poet and is introduced, by destiny, into the foremost bohemian and artistic circle of the time.

    Markimdb: 6.2
    Genremelodrama, drama, biography
    CountryFrance, Belgium
    Duration01:45

    A look at the life of French designer Yves Saint Laurent from the beginning of his career in 1958 when he met his lover and business partner, Pierre Berge.

    Markimdb: 4.6
    Genrecomedy, melodrama
    CountryFrance
    Duration02:14

    Before being judges, attorneys, or jury members, they are first of all men and women at a crossroads in their lives, with their dreams and their secrets, their hopes and their limitations, all beneath the same sun, each with their own dark side. In a lovely provincial town, during a jazz festival, life will juggle with their destinies.

    Markimdb: 6.2
    Genredrama
    CountrySouth Africa, France, Germany
    Duration01:39

    François van Heerden, a mid-40's, white, Afrikaans-speaking family man, has become devoid of any care or concern for his own measure of happiness, and so convinced of his ill-fated existence, that he is wholly unprepared when a chance encounter unravels his clean, controlled life.

    Markimdb: 5.8
    Genredrama
    CountryFrance, Italy
    Duration01:51

    A middle-aged writer is looking for a quiet retreat; a slightly younger female estate agent gives him details of a house a close to Venice.

    Markimdb: 7.5
    Genredrama
    CountrySpain, France
    Duration01:26

    Salvador Mallo, a filmmaker in the twilight of his career, remembers his life: his mother, his lovers, the actors he worked with. The sixties in a small village in Valencia, the eighties in Madrid, the present, when he feels an immeasurable emptiness, facing his mortality, the incapability of continuing filming, the impossibility of separating creation from his own life. The need of narrating his past can be his salvation.




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