Gay movies

List of the best gay movies selected by visitors to our site: The Boys in the Band, The Half of It, Days, Uncle Frank, Pain and Glory, Downton Abbey, Isn't It Romantic, Velvet Buzzsaw, Extracurricular Activities, Giant Little Ones
In the top there are new films of 2020, a plot description and trailers for films that have already been released.
The Boys in the Band (2020)
Markimdb: 6.8
CharactersGay
PlotDepression

At a birthday party in 1968 New York, a surprise guest and a drunken game leave seven gay friends reckoning with unspoken feelings and buried truths.

The Half of It (2020)
Markimdb: 6.9
CharactersTeens, Lesbians, Gay, Students, Musicians
PlotFirst love, Love, Love triangle, Loneliness
PlaceSchool, Small cities
StyleTouching, Light, For single girls, Romantic

Shy, straight-A student Ellie is hired by sweet but inarticulate jock Paul, who needs help wooing the most popular girl in school. But their new and unlikely friendship gets tricky when Ellie discovers she has feelings for the same girl.

Days (2020)
Markimdb: 6.4
CharactersGay
PlotRivalry, Money
StyleSoulful, Romantic

Kang lives alone in a big house, Non in a small apartment in town. They meet, and then part, their days flowing on as before.

Uncle Frank (2020)
CharactersLesbians, Family, Gay, Spiders
PlotTravel, Funeral
PlaceParty, New York, Lake
StyleSoulful, Disturbing

In 1973, when Frank Bledsoe and his 18-year-old niece Beth take a road trip from Manhattan to Creekville, South Carolina for the family patriarch's funeral, they're unexpectedly joined by Frank's lover Walid.

Pain and Glory (2019)
Markimdb: 7.5
Genredrama
CountrySpain
Duration01:26
CharactersDirectors, Gay, Actors, Poor
PlotArt, Everyday life

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.

Downton Abbey (2019)
Markimdb: 7.4
Genremelodrama, drama
CountryUnited Kingdom
Duration02:24
CharactersHorses, Gay, Maids, Drivers
PlotIntrigue, Dancing, Weapon
PlaceEngland, Trains, Country houses

The beloved Crawleys and their intrepid staff prepare for the most important moment of their lives. A royal visit from the King and Queen of England will unleash scandal, romance and intrigue that will leave the future of Downton hanging in the balance.

Isn't It Romantic (2019)
Markimdb: 5.9
Genrefantasy, comedy, melodrama
CountryUSA
Duration02:36
CharactersArchitects, Gay
PlotLove triangle, Love
PlaceNew York, Parallel worlds, Helicopters
StyleLight

For a long time, Natalie, an Australian architect living in New York City, had always believed that what she had seen in rom-coms is all fantasy. But after thwarting a mugger at a subway station only to be knocked out while fleeing, Natalie wakes up and discovers that her life has suddenly become her worst nightmare—a romantic comedy—and she is the leading lady.

Velvet Buzzsaw (2019)
Markimdb: 5.7
Genrehorror, thriller, detective
CountryUSA
Duration02:45
CharactersArtists, Gay, Cats, Writers
PlotInvestigation, Damn things, Supernatural, Death, Computers, Love triangle
PlaceLos Angeles

Big money artists and mega-collectors pay a high price when art collides with commerce. After a series of paintings by an unknown artist are discovered, a supernatural force enacts revenge on those who have allowed their greed to get in the way of art.

Extracurricular Activities (2019)
Markimdb: 6.1
Genrethriller, comedy, detective
CountryUSA
CharactersHired assassins, Teens, Dogs, Gay, Students, Teachers, Orphans, Journalists
PlotBasketball, Death, Pursuit, Mystery
PlaceSchool, Party

The outrageous life of Reagan Collins, a model high school student with a "killer" after-school job that involves arranging “accidents” for his classmates' parents. When seasoned police detective Cliff Dawkins starts putting the pieces together, it's a battle of wits to see if Reagan can keep business booming.

Giant Little Ones (2019)
Markimdb: 7.2
Genredrama
CountryCanada
Duration02:23
CharactersTeens, Gay, Lesbians, Girlfriends
PlotLove, Relationship, Growing up
PlaceSchool
StyleFascinating, Makes me think

Two popular teen boys, best friends since childhood, discover their lives, families, and girlfriends dramatically upended after an unexpected incident occurs on the night of a 17th birthday party.

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Lords of Chaos (2019)
Markimdb: 6.5
Genredrama, crime, music, biography
CountryUnited Kingdom, Sweden, Norway
Duration02:16
CharactersMusicians, Singers, Gay, Cats
PlotMusic, Sects
PlaceNorway

A teenager's quest to launch Norwegian Black Metal in Oslo in the 1990s results in a very violent outcome.

A Dog's Way Home (2019)
Markimdb: 6.7
Genremelodrama, family
CountryChina, USA
Duration01:35
CharactersAnimals, Dogs, Cats, Family, Gay, Veterans
PlotAdventure, Snow
PlaceMountains
StyleSoulful, Cute, To cry, Touching

A Dog’s Way Home chronicles the heartwarming adventure of Bella, a dog who embarks on an epic 400-mile journey home after she is separated from her beloved human.

What Men Want (2019)
Markimdb: 5.3
Genrefantasy, comedy, melodrama
CountryUSA
Duration01:52
CharactersBusinessmen, Gay, Bartenders
PlotMind reading, Superpowers
StyleFor girls, Light, Fascinating

Magically able to hear what men are thinking, a sports agent uses her newfound ability to turn the tables on her overbearing male colleagues.

And Then We Danced (2019)
Markimdb: 8.1
CharactersGay
PlotDancing, Love, Rivalry, First love

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.

Luz (2019)
Markimdb: 5.5
Genrehorror, thriller
CountryGermany
CharactersGay, Single mothers, Demons, Taxi drivers

Luz, a young cabdriver, drags herself into the brightly lit entrance of a run-down police station. A demonic entity follows her, determined to finally be close to the woman it loves.

The Blonde One (2019)
Markimdb: 7.4
CharactersGay

Gabriel rents a room in Juan’s House. They work together in a Woodwork place. Gabriel is a very quiet guy and has a little daughter. Juan is a party boy who has a lots of girls around. Inadvertently the sexual tension starts to grow between them. It opens a new hidden forbidden world they have to deal with.

Love, Simon (2018)
Markimdb: 7.6
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:49
CharactersGay, Teens
PlotLove
PlaceSchool
StyleTouching, Exciting, Soulful, Fascinating, Cute

Everyone deserves a great love story. But for seventeen-year old Simon Spier it's a little more complicated: he's yet to tell his family or friends he's gay and he doesn't know the identity of the anonymous classmate he's fallen for online.

Ideal Home (2018)
Markimdb: 6.4
Genrecomedy, drama
CountryUSA
Duration02:00
CharactersGay, Childrens, Parents, Family, Horses, Teachers, Cooks, Drivers
PlotDancing, Weapon, Drug addict, Money
PlaceSchool, Party, Deserts
TimeNew Year

A couple is going through marital troubles made worse when a previously unknown grandson shows up.

1985 (2018)
Markimdb: 7.1
Genredrama
CountryUSA
Duration01:59
CharactersGay, Family

Having been gone for three years, closeted advertising executive Adrian returns to his Texas hometown and struggles to reveal his dire circumstances to his conservative family.

Sauvage (2018)
Markimdb: 7
Genredrama
CountryFrance
Duration01:45
CharactersGay

Leo is 22 and sells his body on the street for a bit of cash. The men come and go, and he stays right here... longing for love. He doesn’t know what the future will bring. He hits the road. His heart is pounding.

Mario (2018)
Markimdb: 7.4
Genremelodrama, drama, sport
CountryLuxembourg
Duration02:12
CharactersGay, Teens, Trainers
PlotSports, Soccer, First love, Blackmail

Two young gay soccer players get caught up between the politics of the game and the politics of love.

Boy Erased (2018)
Markimdb: 6.9
Genredrama, biography
CountryAustralia, USA
Duration01:55
CharactersGay, Teens, Artists, Writers
PlotReligious, Computers, Basketball, Art, On real events
PlacePsychiatric hospitals, Hotels, Party, College

Jared, the son of a Baptist pastor in a small American town, is outed to his parents at age 19. Jared is faced with an ultimatum: attend a gay conversion therapy program – or be permanently exiled and shunned by his family, friends, and faith.

My Best Friend (2018)
Markimdb: 6.7
Genremelodrama, drama
CountryArgentina
Duration01:58
CharactersGay, Friends, Teens
PlotRelationship
PlaceNature

Lorenzo is a teenager who lives in Patagonia. One day his family receives in his house to Caíto, the son of some friends who are going through a serious family situation and can not take care of him. He is a complicated kid and has difficulty adapting to the new home. Despite the differences, a unique friendship arises between them. Each has much to learn from the other. Caito, still with his things, has that share of rebellion that Lorenzo needs to break the strict molds in his head and to let his most repressed instincts and passions flow. Home life becomes chaotic but vital and engaging. Caíto is much more than a troublesome boy: he is someone who forces Lorenzo's parents to reopen a dark chapter of their past that they would rather not remember.

The Happy Prince (2018)
Markimdb: 6.2
Genredrama, biography
CountryUnited Kingdom, Belgium, Italy, Germany
Duration02:17
CharactersGay, Writers, Poets
PlotLove, Death
Time19th century

In 1895, Oscar Wilde (1854-1900) was the most famous writer in London, and Bosie Douglas, son of the notorious Marquess of Queensberry, was his lover. Accused and convicted of gross indecency, he was imprisoned for two years and subjected to hard labor. Once free, he abandons England to live in France, where he will spend his last years, haunted by memories of the past, poverty and immense sadness.

Sorry Angel (2018)
Markimdb: 6.8
Genremelodrama, drama
CountryFrance
Duration01:30
CharactersGay, Terminally ill, Writers

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.

Bohemian Rhapsody (2018)
Markimdb: 8
Genredrama, music, biography
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
Duration02:09
CharactersMusicians, Singers, Celebrities, Guitarists, Gay, Girlfriends
PlotOn real events, Music
PlaceLondon, Concerts, England
StyleBest soundtracks, Worth watching, Oscars, Touching, Heavy, Inspirational

Singer Freddie Mercury, guitarist Brian May, drummer Roger Taylor and bass guitarist John Deacon take the music world by storm when they form the rock 'n' roll band Queen in 1970. Hit songs become instant classics. When Mercury's increasingly wild lifestyle starts to spiral out of control, Queen soon faces its greatest challenge yet – finding a way to keep the band together amid the success and excess.

Can You Ever Forgive Me? (2018)
Markimdb: 7.1
Genrecomedy, drama, crime, biography
CountryUSA
Duration01:42
CharactersScammers, Writers, Cats, Lesbians, Gay, Bartenders, Singers, Criminals, FBI
PlotMoney, Snow, Cheating, On real events
PlaceParty

When a bestselling celebrity biographer is no longer able to get published because she has fallen out of step with current tastes, she turns her art form to deception.

Just Friends (2018)
Markimdb: 7.1
Genrecomedy, melodrama
CountryNetherlands
Duration00:30
CharactersTeens, Gay, Cats, Architects, Surfers
PlotJealousy, Motorcycles, Love, Loneliness
PlaceLighthouse, Party, Beach

Romantic comedy about two young men, their relationship and their relationship with their mothers.

Braven (2018)
Markimdb: 5.9
Genreaction, drama
CountryCanada
Duration02:04
CharactersCriminals, Gay, Tough guys, Warriors, Hired assassins, Snipers
PlotRevenge, Cold, Survival, Death, Martial Arts, Pursuit
PlaceMountains
TimeNew Year
StyleHeavy, Disturbing, Tense, Unexpected ending

A logger defends his family from a group of dangerous drug runners.

Alex Strangelove (2018)
Markimdb: 6.3
Genrecomedy, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:43
CharactersGay, Girlfriends, Frogs
PlotCancer, Seduction
PlaceSchool
TimeGraduation
StyleNetflix

Alex Truelove is on a quest to lose his virginity, an event eagerly awaited by his patient girlfriend and cheered on with welcome advice by his rowdy friends. But Alex, a super gregarious dude, is oddly unmotivated. A magical house party throws Alex into the presence of Elliot, a hunky college guy, who pegs Alex as gay and flirts hard. Alex is taken aback but after a series of setbacks on the girlfriend front he takes the plunge and learns some interesting new facts about himself.

The Catcher Was a Spy (2018)
Markimdb: 6.2
Genrethriller, adventure
CountryUSA
Duration02:05
CharactersScouts, Scientists, CIA, Spy, Gay, Jews, Singers
PlotWar
PlaceItaly
TimeWorld War II

Major league baseball player, Moe Berg, lives a double life working for the Office of Strategic Services.

Knife+Heart (2018)
Markimdb: 6.3
Genrethriller, melodrama, detective
CountryFrance, Mexico, Luxembourg
Duration02:12
CharactersDirectors, Serial killers, Lesbians, Gay
PlotArt, Obsession, On real events

In the summer of 1979, gay porn producer Anne sets out to film her most ambitious film yet, but her actors are picked off, one by one, by a mysterious killer.

Lizzie (2018)
Markimdb: 5.8
Genrethriller, drama, crime, detective, biography
CountryUSA
Duration01:00
CharactersMaids, Lesbians, Gay, Lawyers, Sisters, Birds, Photographers
PlotDeath, Investigation, Money, Weapon
PlacePrison, Trains, Court
Time19th century
StyleTense

Massachusetts, 1892. An unmarried woman of 32 and a social outcast, Lizzie lives a claustrophobic life under her father's cold and domineering control. When Bridget Sullivan, a young maid, comes to work for the family, Lizzie finds a sympathetic, kindred spirit, and a secret intimacy soon blossoms into a wicked plan.

Game Over, Man! (2018)
Markimdb: 5.4
Genreaction, comedy
CountryUSA
Duration02:45
CharactersLosers, Terrorists, Janitors, Friends, Gay
PlotHostage
PlaceHotels
StyleNetflix, For a group of friends

Three friends are on the verge of getting their video game financed when their benefactor is taken hostage by terrorists.

A Kid Like Jake (2018)
Markimdb: 5.4
Genredrama
CountryUSA
Duration02:27
CharactersChildrens, Parents, Family, Gay
PlotDivorce

On the eve of the admissions cycle for New York City kindergartens, Alex and Greg Wheeler have high hopes for four-year-old Jake. The director of Jake's preschool encourages them to accentuate Jake's gender expansive behavior to help him stand out. As Alex and Greg navigate their roles as parents, a rift grows between them, one that forces them to confront their own concerns about what's best for Jake, and each other.

A Moment in the Reeds (2018)
Markimdb: 6.9
Genremelodrama, drama
CountryUnited Kingdom, Finland
CharactersFriends, Fathers, Gay, Students, Architects
PlotRelationship
PlaceLake

Having moved to Paris for university, Leevi returns to his native Finland for the summer to help his estranged father renovate the family lake house so it can be sold. Tareq, a recent asylum seeker from Syria, has been hired to help with the work, and when Leevi's father has to return to town on business, the two young men establish a connection and embark on a romance set against the idyllic Finnish summer. However, looming over this chance encounter, is the father's imminent return to the lake house, the continuation of Leevi's studies abroad as well as Tareq's complex relationship with his family in Syria.

Climax (2018)
Markimdb: 7.1
Genrethriller, drama
CountryFrance, Belgium, USA
Duration00:59
CharactersTeens, Lesbians, Dogs, Gay
PlotDeath, Dancing, Snow
PlaceParty, School
TimeGraduation
StyleUnexpected ending, Atmospheric

Young dancers gather in a remote and empty school building to rehearse on a cold and wintry night. The all-night celebration soon turns into a hallucinatory nightmare when they learn that their sangria is laced with LSD.

Girl (2018)
Markimdb: 7.1
Genredrama
CountryBelgium, Netherlands
Duration01:45
CharactersBallerinas, Gay, Psychologists
PlotDreams, Dancing
PlaceSchool
TimeNew Year
StyleHeavy, Makes me think, To cry, Unexpected ending, Inspirational

A 15-year-old girl, assigned male at birth, dreams of becoming a ballerina and will push her body to its limits in order for her dream to succeed.

A Star Is Born (2018)
Markimdb: 7.6
Genremelodrama, music
CountryUSA
Duration02:24
CharactersMusicians, Singers, Dogs, Gay
PlotSuccess, Love, Relationship, Drug addict, Jealousy, Dancing, Motorcycles
PlaceUSA, Hotels
StyleAtmospheric, Soulful, Cute, Best soundtracks, Oscars, Interesting, Romantic, Touching, Fascinating, Unexpected ending

Seasoned musician Jackson Maine discovers — and falls in love with — struggling artist Ally. She has just about given up on her dream to make it big as a singer — until Jack coaxes her into the spotlight. But even as Ally's career takes off, the personal side of their relationship is breaking down, as Jack fights an ongoing battle with his own internal demons.

Mary Queen of Scots (2018)
Markimdb: 6.3
Genredrama, biography, history
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
Duration02:04
CharactersKings, Strong women, Sisters, Gay
PlotPolitical, Intrigue, Rivalry, Betrayal
PlaceEngland, Scotland
Time16th century
StyleWomens in main roles, Depressive, Fascinating

In 1561, Mary Stuart, widow of the King of France, returns to Scotland, reclaims her rightful throne and menaces the future of Queen Elizabeth I as ruler of England, because she has a legitimate claim to the English throne. Betrayals, rebellions, conspiracies and their own life choices imperil both Queens. They experience the bitter cost of power, until their tragic fate is finally fulfilled.

Nothing to Hide (2018)
Markimdb: 6.8
Genrecomedy, drama
CountryFrance, Belgium
Duration01:19
CharactersFriends, Gay, Psychologists
PlotRelationship, Mystery
PlaceMoon
StyleFor a group of friends, Unexpected ending, Fascinating, For men

To spice up a dinner party, old friends agree to share every private message that pops up on their phones -- with disastrous results.

A Brother (2018)
Markimdb: 7.1
CharactersFriends, Gay, Teens
PlotLove
PlaceFrance
StyleTo cry

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...

Euphoria (2018)
Markimdb: 6.4
Genredrama
CountryItaly
CharactersGay

The story of two sisters on a journey, where they try to get close to each other and approach the tough questions in life. Euphoria is a contemporary drama about responsibility and reconciliation, in a world where these concepts are gradually being lost.

Dear Ex (2018)
Markimdb: 7.4
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryTaiwan
CharactersGay
PlotCancer, Love, Love triangle

When Sanlian's ex-husband passes away, she discovers he has altered his insurance policy, cutting out their son in favor of a stranger named Jay.

Hurricane Bianca: From Russia with Hate (2018)
Markimdb: 4.8
Genrecomedy
CountryUSA
CharactersGay, Teachers, Snake
PlotAbduction
PlaceSchool, Small cities, New York

After winning over the staff and students of Milford High School, chemistry teacher Richard Martinez aka Bianca Del Rio sent her nemesis Vice Principal Deborah “Debbie” Ward to jail in a flawlessly executed plan. When Debbie is released from jail, she conjures up a scheme to do away with Bianca Del Rio once and for all, by luring her on a dangerous journey to Russia to accept a teaching award and cash prize.

Consequences (2019)
Markimdb: 6.9
Genredrama
CountrySlovenia, Austria
CharactersThieves, Gay, Teens
PlotDeath, Money, Robbery, Blackmail, Fight
PlaceParty
StyleTense, Disturbing

After being sent to a youth detention centre, 18-year-old Andrej has to fight for his place within the group of inmates while getting closer to Željko, their informal leader, and struggling to keep his repressed secret in the dark.

Frankie (2019)
Markimdb: 5.4
Genremelodrama, drama
CountryFrance, Portugal
CharactersActors, Gay, Terminally ill, Tourists
PlotCancer
PlaceHotels, Beach

About three generations of a family grappling with a life-changing experience during one day of a vacation in the historic town of Sintra, Portugal.

Benjamin (2018)
Markimdb: 6.7
Genrecomedy, melodrama
CountryUnited Kingdom
CharactersCats, Singers, Gay, Musicians, Celebrities
PlotFear
PlaceEngland, Party, London

A promising young filmmaker is thrown into emotional disarray over the impending release of his second feature, when he is introduced to a magnetic French musician called Noah.

School's Out (2018)
Markimdb: 6.5
Genrethriller, drama, detective
CountryFrance
CharactersGay, Students, Teachers, Deer, Geniuses
PlotDancing
PlaceSchool
TimeNight

Pierre Hoffman joins a prestigious school as a substitute teacher and soon notices, among some of his students, an unjustified hostility and a spark of violence in their eyes. Is it because the unspeakable tragedy they have just experienced? Is it because they seem to be extraordinarily gifted children? Is it because they have lost all hope for the future? From curiosity to obsession, Pierre will try to unlock their secret.

To the Ends of the World (2018)
Markimdb: 6.3
Genredrama, military
CountryFrance
CharactersGay, Horses, Snake, Writers
PlotDeath

Indochina, 1945. While the French are harassed by both the Japanese army and the Vietnamese rebels, private Robert Tassen, driven by the memory of a tragedy of which he is the only survivor, embarks on the search for the mysterious and cruel Võ Bình Yên, one of the leaders of the insurrection.

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