GAY THEMED MOVIES

The movies on this page have a gay theme to them but are not pornographic though some of them may have sexual scenes.

 

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Adam & Steve

2005 - After getting together for a calamitous one-night stand in the 1980s, single gays Adam and Steve don't see each other again until they cross paths 17 years later. Amazingly, it takes a year of dating for them to realize they've already met.

Cast: Craig Chester, Malcolm Gets, Parker Posey, Chris Kattan, Kristen Schaal, Julie Hagerty, Paul Sand, Noah Segan, Sally Kirkland, Kent Fuher
Almost Normal

2005 - This fantasy comedy stars J. Andrew Keitch as a gay man who returns to high school and learns that being part of the in crowd isn't all it's cracked up to be. At 40, single Brad Jenkins (Keitch) feels like a loser -- till he's magically transported back to high school, where nearly all the students are now homosexual. Brad dates the hot jock (Tim Hammer), but everything changes when Brad's best pal (Joan Lauckner) arrives on the scene.

Cast: J. Andrew Keitch, Joan Lauckner, Tim Hammer
Another Gay Movie

2006 - Studly Jarod, nerdy Griff, flamboyant Nico and innocent Andy all want the same thing -- to lose their virginity -- and they'll paint the town lavender to do so in this gay take on the teen comedy genre that's filled with naughty gags aplenty.

Cast: Graham Norton, Jonah Blechman, Jonathan Chase, Mitch Morris, Ashlie Atkinson, Scott Thompson, Stephanie
McVay, John Epperson
As Good as It Gets

1997 - Chronic grouch and acerbic author Melvin Udall lives in an obsessive-compulsive fog, rigidly following his daily routine -- till he's reluctantly drawn into the lives of stressed-out single mom Carol Connelly, gay neighbor Simon Bishop and his dog.

Cast: Jack Nicholson, Helen Hunt, Greg Kinnear, Cuba Gooding Jr., Skeet Ulrich, Shirley Knight, Yeardley Smith, Lupe Ontiveros
Bedrooms and Hallways

1998 - To help himself get over his many failed relationships, gay Leo enters group therapy, where he comes clean about his feelings for a straight member of the group -- a situation that's further complicated when Leo's high school sweetheart shows up.

Cast: Kevin McKidd, Julie Graham, Simon Callow, Con O'Neill, Harriet Walter, Christopher Fulford, James Purefoy, Jennifer Ehle, Tom Hollander, Hugo Weaving, Paul Higgins
Butch Camp

1997 - In this laugh-out-loud comedy, mild-mannered homosexual Matt Grabowski -- who's tired of being a pushover -- enrolls in an assertiveness-training course conducted by brash dominatrix Samantha Rottweiler.

Cast: Judy Tenuta, Paul Denniston, Jason Teresi, Jordan Roberts, Bill Ingraham, Jon Kimlicko, Eric Aviles, Alan Ball, Kate Barnett, Stephanine Ferrell
Camp

2003 - Camp Ovation is a performing arts summer camp where talented kids come to spread their wings. Among them are Vlad (Daniel Letterle), a "bona fide straight boy"; Ellen (Joanna Chilcoat), a megastar with huge insecurities; and Michael (Robin de Jesus), who's struggling with his sexual identity. Their director, Bert Hanlon (Don Dixon), is a washed-up has-been -- but the kids have at least as much to teach him as he has to teach them.

Cast: Don Dixon, Anna Kendrick, Daniel Letterle, Joanna Chilcoat, Robin de Jesus, Steven Cutts, Vince Rimoldi, Kahiry Bess, Chris Spain, Sasha Allen, Alana Allen, Egle Petraityte, Dequina Moore, Stephen DiMenna, Tiffany Taylor, Stephen Sondheim
Chicken Tikka Masala

2005 - When Jimi Chopra's loving parents announce an arranged marriage for their only son, they're unaware that Jimi's best friend, Jack, is actually his lover. Unable to tell his parents, Jimi cooks up an elaborate lie that's spicier than the truth.

Cast: Chris Bisson, Saeed Jaffrey, Sally Bankes, Peter Ash, Zohra Sehgal, Shobu Kapoor, Jinder Mahal, Jamila
Massey, Sushil Chudasama, Katy Clayton, Louisa Eyo
Coffee Date

2006 - When Todd (Jonathan Bray) shows up at a coffee shop to meet his blind date, Kelly, he's shocked to discover that she is actually a he (Wilson Cruz). But the joke's on the person who set them up -- Todd's brother, Barry (Jonathan Silverman) -- when they pretend they're an actual couple. Soon enough, Todd's mom (Sally Kirkland) is joining a pro-gay organization and embracing her son's newfound "homosexuality."

Cast: Jonathan Silverman, Jason Stuart, Sally Kirkland, Deborah Gibson, Elaine Hendrix, Wilson Cruz, Jonathan
Bray
Cut Sleeve Boys

2007 - Shocked by the premature death of a closeted former classmate, two gay friends, Mel (Steven Lim) and Ash (Chowee Leow) are forced to reexamine the state of their own lives and ponder what the future holds. Troubled by the idea of growing old alone, the pair embarks on a quest to find love and happiness with the dream men they're sure await them both. Writer-director Ray Yeung's outrageous comedy also stars Gareth Rhys Davis and Neil Collie.

Cast: Chowee Leow, Neil Collie, Gareth Rhys Davis, Steven Lim, Mark Hampton, Paul Cox, Michelle Lee
Death at a Funeral

2007 - In this black comedy from director Frank Oz, the funeral for the patriarch of a wealthy but eccentric British clan is turned topsy-turvy when a stranger appears, claiming to be the dead man's gay lover.

Cast: Matthew Macfadyen, Keeley Hawes, Andy Nyman, Ewen Bremner, Daisy Donovan, Alan Tudyk, Jane Asher, Kris
Marshall, Rupert Graves, Peter Vaughan, Peter Dinklage, Peter Egan
Dorian Blues

2004 - A closeted gay high schooler on the verge of college lets it all hang out in this witty tale. After hiding his feelings forever, Dorian can't wait to move to New York City, but before he leaves, something inside him snaps.

Cast: Michael McMillian, Lea Coco, Steven C. Fletcher, Mo Quigley, Austin Basis, Ryan Kelly Berkowitz, Chris Dallman, Carl Dana, Leslie Elliard, Sian Heder
Flawless

1999 - Homophobic Walt Koontz suffers a debilitating stroke and must take therapeutic singing lessons for his paralyzed larynx. But his teacher happens to be his neighbor, a florid drag queen who despises bigoted straight people.

Cast: Robert De Niro, Philip Seymour Hoffman, Barry Miller, Chris Bauer, Skipp Sudduth, Wilson Jermaine Heredia, Nashom Benjamin, Scott Allen Cooper, Rory Cochrane, Daphne Rubin-Vega
Friends and Family

2001 - Stephen and Danny must hide the truth from Stephen's parents: that they work as enforcers for a mafia family. Stephen's parents decide to pay a surprise visit -- sending the couple into a panic.

Cast: Greg Lauren, Christopher Gartin, Tony Lo Bianco, Tovah Feldshuh, Rebecca Creskoff, Beth Fowler, Edward
Hibbert, Meshach Taylor, Brian Lane Green, Anna Maria Alberghetti, Louis Zorich, Frank Pellegrino, Patrick
Collins, Allison Mackie, Bruce Winant, Max Chalawsky, Garry Pastore
Get Your Stuff

2000 - Wealthy couple Phil (Cameron Watson) and Eric (Anthony Meindl) have everything -- except a child. They turn to child services worker Gloria (Kimberly Scott) for help, and she convinces them to take in two troublemaking brothers for "just one night." Of course, one night turns into many, and the couple gets a firsthand glimpse at the realities of parenting. Then the boys' drug-addicted prostitute mother shows up to collect her kids ...

Cast: Cameron Watson, Anthony Meindl, Elaine Hendrix, Kimberly Scott, Lisa Ann Walter, Jim J. Bullock, Grady Hutt, Blayn Barbosa, Kelly Packard, Patience Cleveland
Gypsy Boys

1999 - Five gay men look for friendship and love -- or least a night of fun -- in this racy ensemble comedy about two interconnected love triangles set in San Francisco's famous Castro district. Steven (Adam Gavzer) has eyes only for Blair (Jud Parker), but Blair wants to play the field. Meanwhile, Manny (Alberto Rosas) wants Aaron (Zeke Wheeler) to forget about his commitment to long-distance boyfriend Noel (Andrew Ableson).

Cast: Adam Gavzer, Robert Hampton, Tom McCann, Jud Parker, Alberto Rosas, Zeke Wheeler, Andrew Ableson
I Now Pronounce You Chuck and Larry

2007 - Chuck and Larry are guy's guys, loyal to the core -- which is why when widower Larry asks Chuck to pose as his gay lover so he can get domestic partner benefits for his kids, his buddy agrees. Yet things get dicey when a bureaucrat comes calling.

Cast: Adam Sandler, Kevin James, Jessica Biel, Dan Aykroyd, Steve Buscemi, Nicholas Turturro, Ving Rhames, Rob
Schneider, Allen Covert, Rachel Dratch, Richard Chamberlain, Lance Bass
It's in the Water

1998 - A new AIDS hospice sends a tiny Southern town into a hysterical homophobic frenzy, and the locals start heeding rumors that the facility has tainted the town's water supply with something that "turns" people gay. Caught in the middle is harried wife Alex Stratton (Keri Jo Chapman), whose fling with high school pal Grace sets off more chain reactions in this indie comedy, a winner at the 1997 Philadelphia International Gay and Lesbian Festival.

Cast: Keri Jo Chapman, Teresa Garrett, Derrick Sanders, Timothy Vahle, Barbara Lasater, John Hallium, Beverly May, Mattew S. Tompkins
Jeffrey

1995 - In this comedy adapted from Paul Rudnick's off-Broadway hit play, a young, gay actor/waiter (Steven Weber) finds "Mr. Right" after becoming celibate -- a move inspired by his fear of AIDS. Struggling with the notion of commitment after learning his perfect mate is HIV positive, he relies on his best friend (Patrick Stewart, as an interior decorator), and a hilariously lascivious priest (Nathan Lane) to help him find the way.

Cast: Steven Weber, Patrick Stewart, Peter Jacobson, Sigourney Weaver, Michael T. Weiss, Robert Klein, Tom Cayler, Christine Baranski, Nathan Lane, Kathy Najimy, Bryan Batt, Victor Garber, Debra Monk, Jeffrey Ross, Peter Maloney, Olympia Dukakis, Marylouise Burke, Alice Drummond, Henry Stram, Kevin Nealon
Just One Time

2000 - A young woman (Joelle Carter) agrees to fulfill her fiancé's (Lane Janger) fantasy of inviting another woman to their bedroom. That is, if he agrees to also bring home another man. When the fantasy becomes reality, the couple find themselves with new friends ... and complications. This well-received indie drama from director and star Janger features realistic characters and loads of humor.

Cast: Lane Janger, Joelle Carter, Guillermo Díaz, David Lee Russek, Jennifer Esposito
Kinky Boots

2005 - After inheriting a shoe factory, Charlie Price aims to take the fashion world by storm with help from a flashy cabaret dancer named Lola, who helps him design a racy line of men's boots.

Cast: Joel Edgerton, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Sarah-Jane Potts, Nick Frost, Linda Bassett, Jemima Rooper, Robert Pugh,
Ewan Hooper, Stephen Marcus, Mona Hammond
Kiss Me Guido

1997 - Aspiring actor Frankie is a macho, homophobic Italian-American from the Bronx who moves in with Warren, a gay actor. After Warren gets injured, Frankie has the chance to take his place on stage -- but only if he can play a gay man in a kissing scene.

Cast: Nick Scotti, Anthony Barille, Anthony DeSando, Craig Chester, Domenick Lombardozzi, Molly Price,
Christopher Lawford, David Deblinger, John Tormey, Antonia Rey, Jennifer Esposito
La Placard - The Closet

2000 - A milquetoast accountant (Daniel Auteuil) is about to get fired from his job for literally being a bore. But at the last minute, a helpful neighbor (Michel Aumont) concocts a "new life" for him as an out-of-the-closet (read: intriguing) homosexual, and suddenly everything changes. Gérard Depardieu co-stars as a homophobic officemate who might be masking a few feelings of his own in writer-director Francis Veber's foreign language comedy.

Cast: Daniel Auteuil, Gérard Depardieu, Thierry Lhermitte, Michèle Laroque, Michel Aumont, Jean Rochefort, Stanislas Crevillen
Lie Down with Dogs

1995 - Director and screenwriter Wally White leads the viewer through a carefree vacation in Provincetown, Mass. White plays Tommie, a boisterous New Yorker who's hoping to spend a summer free of sexual hang-ups as the "houseboy" for a man he hopes to find in the Cape Cod tourist trap. The movie is mainly a collection of White's various sexual trysts (which are fun, but not in the least bit graphic) and his witty asides to the camera.

Cast: Wally White, Bash Halow, James Sexton, Darren Dryden, Randy Becker, Wendy Adams, Michel Richoz, Martha J. Cooney, Ty-Ranne Grimstad
Love! Valour! Compassion!

1997 - Eight gay Manhattanites meet at a picturesque lakeside country getaway in Dutchess County, N.Y., to reminiscence about life, share stories, reveal fears about commitment and discuss the omnipresent specter of AIDS. Jason Alexander ("Seinfeld") stars as Buzz Hauser in this big-screen adaptation of playwright Terrence McNally's Broadway hit that spans three summer holidays: Memorial Day, the Fourth of July and Labor Day.

Cast: Jason Alexander, Stephen Spinella, Stephen Bogardus, Randy Becker, John Benjamin Hickey, Justin Kirk, John Glover
Manner wie wir - Guys and Balls

2006 - When the guys on Ecki's soccer team find out that he's gay, they kick him off the squad. Determined to best his old teammates, Ecki rounds up a group of gay players -- but they'll need a lot of work to win the big game.

Cast: Maximilian Brückner, Lisa Maria Potthoff, Dietmar Bar, Saskia Vester, Rolf Zacher, Mariele Millowitsch,
David Rott, Christian Berkel, Charly Hübner, Markus John
Nine Dead Gay Guys

2003 - Two young Irishmen (Brendan Mackey, Glen Mulhern) fresh off the boat from Dublin try to earn a little "scratch" by becoming gigolos for London's gay community -- but they become concerned when one of their clients dies during a sexual act. The lads find that it's just the beginning of a spree that will end up with all nine of their clients dead. Pish-posh, that's of small concern as they search the city for a legendary bed of cash.

Cast: Glen Mulhern, Brendan Mackey, Simon Godley, Steven Berkoff, Raymond Griffiths, Fish, Karen Sharman, Vas Blackwood, Steven Woodhouse, Abdala Keserwani, Adrian Bouchet, Michael Praed
Play Dead

2001 - Dale Spitler, excellently played by the adorable Nathan Sexton, is a small town gay boy who hasn't had much of a chance to take his intense adolescent sexual fantasies and turn them into reality. His weekends are spent babysitting for 9 year-old Dustine, who has a remarkably morbid sense of humor (she plays dead a lot). Dustine's mom Darlene is a trailer park slut, but Dustine isn't really Darlene's kid anyway - her first husband left her behind! You get the picture –it’s a typical day in rural America until Dale's best friend Violet (Frank Zappa’s daughter Diva) has a freak accident and blows up the wrestling star Raymond's pickup. She run's to Darlene's trailer - fetches Dale and Dustine and off they go on an evening's adventure that will bring new meaning to the word kinky. Dale has always lusted after Raymond - he was jerking off to his yearbook photo earlier that evening - so when this gorgeous, muscular, smooth body presents itself he just can't resist - so what if he's dead!

Cast: Nathan Sexton, Jason Hall, Diva Zappa
Saved!

2004 - When Mary, a devout senior at a Christian high school, accidentally gets pregnant, she starts to see her peers and her faith in a whole new way in this darkly comic coming-of-age story that was produced by R.E.M. front man Michael Stipe.

Cast: Mandy Moore, Jena Malone, Macaulay Culkin, Patrick Fugit, Heather Matarazzo, Eva Amurri Martino , Chad Faust, Elizabeth Thai, Mary-Louise Parker, Martin Donovan
Say Uncle

2006 - Disheartened when his godson moves away, gay artist Paul (Peter Paige) visits the local playground hoping to develop a substitute friendship with the neighborhood children -- until a paranoid mom makes him the town target in this hysterical comedy of errors. Threatened by the presence of this lurking man without a child, Maggie Butler (Kathy Najimy) leads a flock of frenzied parents in a revolt against poor, harmless Paul.

Cast: Kathy Najimy, Melanie Lynskey, Lisa Edelstein, Peter Paige, Anthony Clark, Gabrielle Union, Jim Ortlieb, Patrick Dizney, Katie O'Grady, Ayanna Berkshire, Don Adler
Scenes of a Sexual Nature

2006 - The aspects of love play out against the splendor of Hampstead Heath in this provocative meditation on sex and relationships from BAFTA-nominated director Ed Blum. On a perfectly sunny afternoon, seven couples go through the motions of everyday living and loving, including two gay men grappling with fatherhood and an aging husband and wife reflecting on their past loves. Ewan McGregor and Eileen Atkins head a star-studded ensemble cast.

Cast: Hugh Bonneville, Tom Hardy, Douglas Hodge, Andrew Lincoln, Ewan McGregor, Nicholas Sidi, Mark Strong, Benjamin Whitrow, Eileen Atkins, Adrian Lester, Sophie Okonedo, Catherine Tate, Stephen Samson, Gina McKee, Holly Aird, Eglantine Rembauville-Nicolle, Polly Walker
Something for Everyone

Also known as: Black Flowers for the Bride UK / Corrupción de una familia Spain / Diabólicos Sedutores Brazil / The Cook UK (working title) / The Rook (undefined)

1970 - Angela at her Best, Michael York at his most interesting. Konrad, a handsome country boy in post-war Austria, charms his way into a butler position at the castle of a widowed countess that lost her fortune. Before long the opportunistic boy is running the entire household. As he starts affairs with both the countess's son and the daughter of a whealthy businessman, the idea grows to get his two lovers to marry each other and make the house rich again.

Cast: Angela Lansbury, Michael York, Anthony Higgins, Heidelinde Weis, Jane Carr, Eva Maria Meineke, John Gill, Wolfried Lier, Klaus Havenstein, Walter Janssen, Erik Jelde, Despo Diamantidou, Enzi Fuchs, Erland Erlandsen, Hans Pössenbacher
Straight Story

2006 - This film is about an upside down world, where being homosexual is considered "normal" and heterosexual is considered "not normal".

Somewhere in Greece everyone is gay…everyone that is except for Yiannis. When his two dads discover some straight porn in his drawer their spicions are aroused that their handsome son, who doesn’t have a boyfriend, is secretly straight. It turns out that Yiannis is in love with his co-worker Sofia. The only complication is that she has a girlfriend, Zeta, whom she loves. Yiannis is left to pine for Sofia and attend underground “straight bars” with like-minded people. His dads have their own problems as one of them is having an affair right under his husband’s nose. Straight Story is a look at what the world would be like if the tables were turned and being straight was considered to be outside the mainstream.

Cast: Anthimos Ananiadis, Thodoris Atheridis, Christos Hatzipanayotis, Vladimiros Kiriakidis, Elissavet Konstantinidou, Meni Konstantinidou, Kanellina Menouti, Christina Mitropoulou, Efi Mouriki, Alekos Sissovitis, Christos Yannaris
The Adventures of Priscilla, Queen of the Desert

1994 - Invited to perform at a casino in remote Alice Springs, Australia, drag queens Mitzi (Hugo Weaving) and Felicia (Guy Pearce) and transsexual Bernadette (Terence Stamp) hit the road in a broken-down lavender bus named Priscilla in this campy comedy classic. Along the way, the friends change into their most outrageous costumes and lip-synch disco tunes -- including plenty of ABBA -- for the outback's befuddled locals.

Cast: Terence Stamp, Guy Pearce, Hugo Weaving, Bill Hunter, Rebel Penfold-Russell, John Casey, June Marie Bennett, Murray Davies, Frank Cornelius, Bob Boyce, Leighton Picken, Maria Kmet, Joseph Kmet, Alan Dargin, Julia Cortez
The Art of Being Straight

2008 - After leaving his girlfriend behind in New York and moving to Los Angeles, Jon (writer-director Jesse Rosen) settles into a new living arrangement with an old college pal and explores his curiosity for the same sex by cashing in on come-ons from his boss (Johnny Ray). Meanwhile, Jon's lesbian friend Maddy (Rachel Castillo) has a confusing crush on the cute guy who lives next door (Pete Scherer) in this comedic drama.

Cast: Jesse Rosen, Jared Grey, Rachel Castillo, Johnny Ray, Emilia Richeson, Jesse Janzen, Tyler Jenich, Bryan McGowan, Anne Reeder, Dana May Salah, Pete Scherer
The Birdcage

1996 - Longtime lovers Armand and Albert own a Miami drag club, but when Armand's son announces his intent to marry the daughter of a stuffy U.S. senator, the gay couple feels compelled to pass themselves off as a "normal" family in this wild farce.

Cast: Robin Williams, Gene Hackman, Nathan Lane, Dianne Wiest, Dan Futterman, Calista Flockhart, Hank Azaria, Christine Baranski, Tom McGowan, Grant Heslov
The History Boys

2006 - Nicholas Hytner, Richard Griffiths and Frances de la Tour reprise their Tony-winning roles in this engaging film version of Alan Bennett's play, chronicling a rowdy group of boys on their way to higher education. On a quest to attend either Oxford or Cambridge, the teens grapple with the intricacies of university entrance exams and admissions, ultimately learning as much about the education system as they do about academics.

Cast: Samuel Barnett, Stephen Campbell Moore, James Corden, Frances de la Tour, Andrew Knott, Georgia Taylor, Russell Tovey, Penelope Wilton, Richard Griffiths
The Mostly Unfabulous Social Life of Ethan Green

2006 - Ethan Green has no problem finding guys who want to sleep with him or even date him, but finding someone to settle down with is another story. Given three choices, will he find a Mr. Right, or is he destined to have an unfabulous existence?

Cast: Meredith Baxter, Daniel Letterle, David Monahan, Diego Serrano, Dean Shelton, Rebecca Lowman, Joel Brooks, Richard Riehle, Shanola Hampton, Scott Atkinson, Ramon De Ocampo, Mariah Bess, Boti Bliss
The Sum of Us

1994 - In this Australian comedy based on David Stevens's stage play, Jeff (Russell Crowe) is a young gay man living with his widowed father, Harry (Jack Thompson). Although Harry has always accepted the fact that his son is openly gay, his acceptance is challenged. Jeff brings home a potential lover one night, and in turn, when Harry gets involved with Joyce, a divorcée he met through a dating service, she and Jeff can't see eye-to-eye.

Cast: Jack Thompson, Russell Crowe, John Polson, Deborah Kennedy, Joss Moroney, Mitch Matthews, Julie Herbert, Des James, Rebekah Elmaloglou
The Wedding Banquet

1993 - This lyrical film by Ang Lee dares to expand the definition of love. Wei Tong (Winston Chao) is a successful Manhattan businessman enjoying a thriving relationship with his live-in lover, Simon (Mitchell Lichtenstein). Life is perfect, except his parents don't know he's gay. So, when they decide to visit from Taiwan, he asks his tenant, Wei Wei (May Chin), for help. She agrees to pose as his fiancée -- a plan that goes a little too far.

Cast: Mitchell Lichtenstein, Jeanne Kuo Chang, Winston Chao, Paul Chen, May Chin, Chung-Wei Chou, Yun Chung, Ho-Mean Fu
The Young, the Gay and the Restless

2006 - In this campy comedy teeming with drama queens and soap opera satire, grasping friends and deceitful relatives target rich diva Victoria Gaylord after learning that she has an incurable illness. Unaware that her backstabbing loved ones plan to take over her estate and her fortune, Victoria invites them to share her remaining days. Joe Haggerty, Holly Karrol Clark, Caleb Campbell, Buck Davis and Damien Christopher also star.

Cast: Caleb Campbell, Damien Christopher, Holly Karrol Clark, Buck Davis, Jeremy Dubois, Ms. Elliott, Joe Haggerty, Kerry Liu, Justin Marchert, Chris Brown
Threesome

1994 - When a computer error lands Stuart, Eddy and a pretty girl named Alex in the same dorm room for the semester, things heat up in a hurry. Alex likes the shy, sensitive Eddy. But Eddy thinks he's gay and has feelings for Stuart.

Cast: Lara Flynn Boyle, Stephen Baldwin, Josh Charles, Alexis Arquette, Martha Gehman, Mark Arnold, Michele Matheson
Tillsammans - Together

2000 - In 1970s Sweden, abused wife Elisabeth (Lisa Lindgren) leaves her husband (Michael Nyqvist) and takes the couple's daughter and son to live with her brother Göran (Gustav Hammarsten), who runs a crowded commune in a small house where just about anything goes. The largely leftist group living in the commune shares household chores -- and occasionally bedroom arrangements -- in this film about the last gasp of free living and free love in Sweden.

Cast: Lisa Lindgren, Michael Nyqvist, Emma Samuelsson, Sam Kessel, Gustav Hammarsten
Touch of Pink

2004 - Alim (Jimi Mistry) moves from Canada to London so he can be out and proud without worrying about what his conservative mother, Nuru (Suleka Mathew), will think. There, he lives a carefree life with his boyfriend, Giles (Kristen Holden-Ried) ... until his mother announces she's coming for a visit. Alim's forced to hide any evidence that he's dating a white man instead of the nice Muslim girl his mother dreams of.

Cast: Jimi Mistry, Kyle MacLachlan, Suleka Mathew, Kristen Holden-Ried, Veena Sood, Brian George, Liisa Repo-Martell, Raoul Bhaneja, Malika Mendez, Linda Thorson
Transamerica

2005 - Bree gets the shock of her life a week before her final sex change surgery when she learns that she has a son. After bailing him out of jail, the two set out on a cross-country journey riddled with road bumps.

Cast: Felicity Huffman, Kevin Zegers, Fionnula Flanagan, Elizabeth Peña, Graham Greene, Burt Young, Carrie Preston, Calpernia Addams, Paul Borghese, Richard Poe, Grant Monohon
Trick

1999 - Christian Campbell stars as Gabriel, a disconsolate, aspiring, gay Broadway songwriter who hits the club scene to forget his troubles and gets more than he bargained for. Heading home on the subway, he runs into Mark (Jean Paul Pitoc), one of the club's muscle-bound dancers. Mutually intent on a one-night stand, the two try to get jiggy, only to be foiled by visitors, roommates, pets, et al. Along the way, lust gives way to emotional bonding.

Cast: Christian Campbell, Tori Spelling, John Paul Pitoc, Brad Beyer, Lacey Kohl, Abbey Hope, Becky Caldwell, Will Keenan, Joey Dedio
Wilby Wonderful

2004 - Within 24 hours at a sleepy Nova Scotia community, a town scandal looms on the horizon; a store clerk repeatedly attempts suicide (even as a handyman repeatedly interrupts him); and an uptight real estate agent drifts apart from her husband, a cop.

Cast: James Allodi, Maury Chaykin, Paul Gross, Rebecca Jenkins, Sandra Oh, Ellen Page, Callum Keith Rennie, Daniel MacIvor, Susannah Hoffman

 

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101 Rent Boys (2000)

Plot Outline:
Interesting documentary from 2000 where they interview male prostitutes.

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 people, it focuses on the lives (and loves) of a few key men. They have been chosen to reflect the immense diversity of the boys of the Santa Monica Strip. An amazing thing happens when you cross a video camera with award-winning directors, $50 and a hustler. The pieces are slickly grouped to cover certain themes; such as their first john, gay for pay, homelessness, drugs or the reason that they began to work as a rent boy. It also explores the variety of insiders' opinion on subjects such as; how a rent boy should dress, speak, act, think, give head, receive head, increase cash flow, keep safe, walk, eat, smoke, and flirt

Reviews:
Despite the title, this is not a rehash of HBO's "Real Sex" series, as the title may suggest. Instead, we get a poignant, exceptional documentary about life on the streets and how male prostitutes are certainly real people. Truly unflattering, touching, and very graphic.


Directors:
Fenton Bailey
Randy Barbato
 

 

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Alexander: Theatrical Cut

2004 - Director Oliver Stone takes on the saga of Alexander the Great, the Macedonian conqueror legendary for his military prowess, but whose interior life included an unnatural relationship with his mother, a stormy marriage and a male lover.

Cast: Colin Farrell, Angelina Jolie, Val Kilmer, Anthony Hopkins, Jared Leto, Rosario Dawson, Gary Stretch, Jonathan
Rhys Meyers, Brian Blessed, Bin Bunluerit
 
 
Between Something & Nothing

2008 - Small-town cutie Joe (Tim Swain) arrives at the esteemed Rhode Island School of Design and befriends the free- spirited Jennifer (Julia Frey). The cash-strapped pair finds a lucrative opportunity when hustler Ramon (Gil Bar-Sela) inspires Joe to work as a prostitute. Meanwhile, he and Jennifer work to expand their creative horizons in the drug, sex and money-fueled world of the art school elite.

Cast: Tim Swain, Julia Frey, Gil Bar-Sela, Jeff Maccubbin, Guillermo R. Rodriguez, Theodore Bouloukos, Brad Hallowell,
Keith Herron, Mara Kassin
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Johan

1976 - directed by: Philippe Vallois; country: France

While his lover, Johan, is in jail, a nascent Parisian filmmaker begins crafting a movie based on their passionate affair. But when he is unable to find an actor to adequately portray the beautiful Johan, the production morphs into a lengthy celebration of spirited sensuality and gay sex. Phillippe Vallois directs this sexually explicit film that was too hot for French audiences when it was first released in 1976.

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Last Summer

2013 - Last Summer tells the story of two high school sweethearts, Luke and Jonah, who spend their final months together over the course of a long, quiet summer in the rural South, contemplating their uncertain future and the uncertain future of America. Jonah, sensitive, quiet and artistic, prepares to leave his small town for college, leaving Luke behind, but all he wants is for Luke to ask him to stay. But Luke, an athlete struggling through summer school, knows that his boyfriend needs to experience the world beyond their home.

Cast: Deb Lewis, Samuel Pettit, Sean Rose
 
 
Leaving Metropolis

2002 - Hoping to gain fresh perspective, creatively blocked gay artist David (Troy Ruptash) takes a job as a waiter and ends up coming between the happily married couple who owns the restaurant. Trying to draw inspiration from workaday people, David soaks up all he can from his new surroundings. David and co-owner Matt bond via their mutual interest in art, but the relationship evolves into "dangerous" territory as Matt becomes attracted to David.

Cast: Troy Ruptash, Vince Corazza, Lynda Boyd, Cherilee Taylor, Thom Allison, Arne MacPherson, Tom Anniko, Paul Stafford, Susan Kelso
 
 
Mandragora

1997 - To escape his nagging father, 16-year-old Marek (Miroslav Caslavka) flees his small-town life for the teeming streets of Prague. But the city offers no warm welcome, and Marek instead finds himself immersed in the bizarre world of male hustlers. He soon meets the street-savvy David (David Svec, who also cowrote the film), and the two forge a flesh-peddling business -- the first step in a downward spiral that ultimately leads to tragedy for Marek.

Cast: Mirek Caslavka, David Svec, Miroslav Breu, Jiri Kodes, Karel Polisensky
My Own Private Idaho

1991 - Gus Van Sant's indie hit hones in on the friendship between Mike (River Phoenix) and Scott (Keanu Reeves), two hustlers living on the streets of gritty Portland, whose relationship stumbles when they hit the road to find Mike's mother, and Scott falls for a woman. Scott's lifestyle is his way of embarrassing his rich, oppressive father, while Mike is a narcoleptic who's in love with Scott but maintains he's straight.

Cast: River Phoenix, Keanu Reeves, James Russo, William Richert, Rodney Harvey, Chiara Caselli, Michael Parker, Jessie
Thomas, Grace Zabriskie, Udo Kier
 
 
 
 
 
Running with Scissors

2006 - When Deirdre Burroughs (Annette Bening) impulsively decides that her adolescent son Augusten (Joseph Cross) should be raised by her unconventional psychiatrist (Brian Cox), her choice to give him away changes the course of his life forever. An all-star ensemble cast -- including Gwyneth Paltrow, Joseph Fiennes, Evan Rachel Wood, Alec Baldwin and Jill Clayburgh -- drives this quirky adaptation of Augusten Burroughs's best-selling memoir.

Cast: Annette Bening, Gwyneth Paltrow, Jill Clayburgh, Brian Cox, Joseph Fiennes, Evan Rachel Wood, Alec Baldwin, Vanessa Redgrave, Kristin Chenoweth, Colleen Camp, Patrick Wilson
 
 
 
Salvation Army (L'armée du salut)

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2015 - Moroccan writer Abdellah Taïa directs this big-screen adaptation of his own largely autobiographical novel, telling the complex, coming-of-age story of a young, gay Arab man's sexual awakening.

Cast: Said Mrini, Karim Ait M'hand, Amine Ennaji, Malika El Hamaoui, Frédéric Landenberg, Hamza Slaoui

Shank

2009 - Though gang member Cal (Wayne Virgo) hides his sexuality, he secretly yearns for fellow thug Jonno (Tom Bott). But after Cal saves Olivier (Marc Laurent), the victim of a gay-bashing by the gang, he embarks on a tender romance with the gentle student. Now the gang's manipulative leader, Nessa (Alice Payne), is out for revenge. Simon Pearce makes his directorial debut with this gritty British drama.

Cast: Wayne Virgo, Marc Laurent, Alice Payne, Tom Bott, Garry Summers, Bernie Hodges, Christian Martin, Louise Fearnside
 
Summer Storm

2004 - A young man begins to realize he has more than friendly feelings for his best pal in this coming-of-age tale. As champion rowers Tobi and Achim prepare for a big tournament, Tobi grows increasingly jealous of Achim's devotion to his girlfriend.

Cast: Robert Stadlober, Kostja Ullmann, Jurgen Tonkel, Miriam Morgenstern, Alicja Bachleda, Angelika Brennfleck, Josefine Muller, Joseph M'Barek, Tristano Casanova, Marlon Kittel, Hanno Koffler, Alexa Maria Surholt
 
 
 
 
 
 

 

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Kissing Darkness

2014 - A group of college boys, bored with the every day "gay life" of LA, decide to skip Pride weekend in exchange for a camping trip in the woods. Quickly overcome with boredom in their new surroundings, the boys venture into a game that ultimately unleashes the vengeful spirit of a local legend known as Malice Valeria. Overcome by her deadly plan of tainted love and her thirst to take back what was lost long ago, the boys must now band together before they fall victim to the poisons of a broken heart.

Cast: Nick Airus, Allusia Alusia, Sean Benedict, Daniel Berilla, Ish Bermudez, Kyle Blitch, Roger Duplease, Jeneva Jones, Ronnie Kroell, Sean Paul Lockhart, Kyan Loredo, Griffin Marc, Steven Tylor O'Connor, James Townsend, Misty Violet

 
 

 

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Brokeback Mountain

2005 - Set against the sweeping landscapes of Wyoming and Texas, this epic love story tells of two young men -- a ranch-hand and a rodeo cowboy -- who meet in the summer of 1963 while driving sheep on a mountain range. They unexpectedly forge a lifelong connection, one whose complications, joys and tragedies provide a testament to the endurance and power of love.

Cast: Heath Ledger, Jake Gyllenhaal, Michelle Williams, Anne Hathaway, Randy Quaid, Linda Cardellini, Anna Faris, Scott
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Latter Days

2004 - Huge festival and theatrical hit, Latter Days is the story of 19-year-old Elder Aaron Davis, a sexually confused Mormon missionary who moves into an apartment complex in West Hollywood with a fellow group of missionaries. There he meets a neighbor, Christian, who, on a bet, tries to seduce him. When Christian exposes Davis' secret desire, Davis rejects Christian for being shallow and empty. As each boy's reality is shattered, the two are drawn into a passionate romance that risks destroying their lives. Audiences, young and old and straight and gay, have been moved to tears by this beautiful story of the transformational power of love and family.

Cast: Steve Sandvoss, Wesley A. Ramsey, Rebekah Jordan, Amber Benson, Khary Payton, Jacqueline Bisset, Joseph Gordon-
Levitt, Rob McElhenney, Mary Kay Place, Erik Palladino, Dave Power, Linda Pine
 
 
 
 

 

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