Top 14 Best Gay movies on Netflix

Why do people refrain from discussing this topic when someone tries to make movies in this section? Society completely rejects this concept, and we still are not ready to accept them as a part of our society.

But thankfully, due to some online streaming apps, it is easier to access this topic and connect with them. Netflix offers you a large section of movies on this content which is a good choice.

Here, I am showing the best 15 gay films I found on Netflix with a subscription. You can watch this with the better video quality.

Holding the Man (2015)

Top Cast: Ryan Corr, Craig Stott, Guy Pearce, Anthony LaPaglia, Geoffrey Rush, Sara Snook, Camilla Ah kin

Directed by: Neil Armfield

Runtime: 2h 7 min

Genre: Romantic drama

Holding the Man is an Australian romantic drama released on August 27, Australia, that narrates the story of two young men.

This movie’s story is warm and funny but sad too. John and Tim fell in love while in their teenagers at their boy’s high school. After all the hustles that life threw at them, their romance endures for 15 long years. Even once, Tim cheats on John and makes the relationship with other boys in school. Later Tim ends his letter and recalls all his memories of the dead John.

It is 81% fresh on Rotten Tomatoes. It got a 7.4/10 IMDb rating, and 88% of Google users like this movie.

The Half of It (2020)

Star Cast: Leah Lewis, Alexxis Lemire, Daniel Diemer, Wolfgang Novogratz, Collin Chou, Logan Riley Bruner

Directed by: Alice Wu

Runtime:1h 44 min

Genre: Comedy, drama

The Half of it is an American comedy-drama released on May 1 in the United States. Alice Wu wrote this movie script. This movie narrates the story of a girl and a boy who secretly desires the same girl.

 Ellie Chu is a shy Chinese American girl who helps her school student write their homework in terms of money. One day, Paul wishes for Elie to write a love letter on his behalf to Aster, whom they both desire, but Paul fails to talk with Aster in real life.

Soon Aster gets to know the truth and confesses that she loves Ellie.

It is 97% fresh on Rotten Tomatoes. It got a 6.9/10 IMDb rating, and 76% of Google users like this movie.

Alex Strangelove (2018)

Top Cast: Daniel Doheny, Antonio Marziale, Madeline Weinstein, Daniel Zolghadri, Nik Dodani, Isabella Amara, Sophie Faulkenberry

Directed by: Craig Johnson

Runtime: 1h 39 min

Genre: Comedy, Romance

Alex Strangelove is an American romantic comedy film released on April 14 in SFF, and June 8, in the United States and Australia. Craig Johnson wrote this movie script. This movie narrates the story of a boy named Alex who struggles with his sexual identity.

Alex, a high school senior, falls in love with Clarie and soon decides to meet at the hotel and lose his virginity. But things become complicated when Alex meets Elliott, a charming gay, and kisses her. The incident made him ask about his sexual identity. 

It is 81% fresh on Rotten Tomatoes. In addition, it got a 6.3/10 IMDb rating, and 76% of Google users like this movie.

The boys in the Band (2020)

Top Cast: Jim Parsons, Matt Bomer, Tuc Watkins, Andrew Rannells, Charlie Carver, Zachary Quinto, Robin de Jesus, Brian Dole

Directed by: Joe Mantello

Runtime: 2h 1 min

Genre: Drama

The Boys in the Band is an American drama movie released on September 30 in the United States. Ned Martel wrote the script of this movie. This movie narrates the story of seven gay friends.

This movie story starts with a birthday party in 1968 new york, where a surprise guest arrives, interrupts their evenings, and turns them upside down in drunkard states. They reveal dark secrets, unspoken feelings, and truth in drunken states.

It is 84% fresh on Rotten Tomatoes. It got a 6.8/10 IMDb rating, and 77% of Google users like this movie.

Oriented (2015)

Top Cast: Fadi Daeem, David Pearl, Naeem Jiryes, Nagham Yacoub, Khader Abu Seif

Directed by: Jake Witzenfeld

Runtime: 1h 26 min

Genre: Documentary and Romance

The oriented movie is an Israeli-British documentary movie released on June 6. These movie plots deal with three gay friends’ lives.

Three gay Palestinian friends explore their national, cultural, and sexual identities in Tel Aviv. They form Qambuta, a non-violent group to represent their gender equality. 

It got a 6.7/10 IMDb rating, and 70% of Google users liked this movie.

Zenne Dancer (2011)

Top Cast: Kerem Can, Giovanni Arvaneh, Erkan Avci, Tilbe Saran, Jale Arikan, Esme Madra, Hulya Dyar, Tolga Tekin

Directed by: M. Caner Alper and Mehmet Binay

Runtime: 1h 47 min

Genre: Drama and Romance

Zenne Dancer is a Turkish drama movie released on January 13 in Turkey. Caner Alper wrote this movie script. This movie plot deals with a homosexual boy and his honor killing when his family realizes the truth. This movie describes how LGBT people suffer in Turkey.

Ahmet, German photojournalist Daniel, and Can, a belly dancer, were close friends. Still, when Ahmet’s father learns about his son’s sexual identity, he kills him to save his honor in society.

It got a 7.1/10 IMDb rating, and 73% of Google users like this movie.

A Secret Love (2020)

Top Cast: Pat Henschel, Terry Donahue, Diana Bolan, Kim Donahue, Tammy Donahue, Yvonne Zipper, Jack Sagas

Directed by: Chris Bolan

Runtime: 1h 23 min

Genre: Documentary

A Secret Love is an American documentary released on April 29 in the United States. Chris Bolan, Alexa L. Fogel, and Brendan Mason wrote this movie script. This movie story deals with the true story of lesbian girls.

Terry, a former baseball player, and Pat keep their relationship secret from their family for seven decades, almost 65 years years. But in the end, they both exchange rings in front of the teary-eyed crowds.

It is 100% fresh on Rotten Tomatoes. It got a 7.8/10 IMDb rating, and 65% of Google users like this movie.

Dear Ex (2018)

Top Cast: Roy Chiu, Hsieh Ying-Xuan, Spark Chen, Joseph Huang

Directed by: Mag Hsu and Hsu Chih-yen

Runtime: 1h 40 min

Genre: Comedy and Drama

Dear Ex is a Taiwanese comedy-drama movie released on November 2 in Taiwan. Lu Shih-yuan and Maggie Pan wrote this movie script. This movie plot deals with a boy trapped between his mother and a man.

Song Cheng-xi (Huang), a teenager, and his mother (Hsieh) and a free-spirited man (Chiu) are interconnected. Song Cheng-xi’s deceased father (Chen) had made a policy that his life insurance beneficiary would transfer to his lover Chiu.

 Song Cheng-xi and his mother, Hsieh, were shocked to learn the truth about Chen’s sexual identity and were cheated by him.

Nevertheless, they both get on their way to find Chiu.

It is 90% fresh on Rotten Tomatoes. It got a 7.3/10 IMDb rating, and 87% of Google users like this movie.

Your Name Engraved Herein (2020)

Top Cast: Edward Chen, Tseng Ching-hua, Mimi Shao, Fabio Grangeon, Chen Yi-Ruei, Hui Ming Lin, Wang Shih-Hsien, Leon Dai

Directed by: Kuang-Hui Liu

Runtime: 1h 58 min

Genre: Romance and Drama

Your Name Engraved Herein is a Taiwanese romantic drama movie released on December 13 in Taiwan. Yu-Ning Chu, Jie Zhan, and Alcatel Wu wrote this movie script. This movie plots deal with two boys story who fell in love.

In 1987, when martial law ended in Taiwan, A-han and Birdy, two Christian high schools, met at the school band organized by a Christian priest. They fell in love with each other on the way to explore the city when they were granted leave to Taipei for the late president’s funeral.

It is 89% fresh on Rotten Tomatoes. It got a 7.2/10 IMDb rating, and 90% of Google users like this movie.

Circus of Books (2019)

Top Cast: Jeff Stryker, Larry Flynt, Alaska Thunderfuck, Billy Miler, Jim Morrison, Karen Mason, Connie Chung, Ted Koppel, Barry Mason

Directed by: Rachel Mason

Runtime: 1h 32 min

Genre: Documentary

Circus of Books is an American documentary released on April 26 in the United States. Rachel Mason and Kathryn Robson wrote this movie script. This movie plot deals with a Jewish couple who ran a store.

In 1976, a couple ran a bookstore that became famous for gay pornography. Rachel Mason documented this film of her parents, who was the owner of the store. However, they both face many difficulties in their life.

It is 98% fresh on Rotten Tomatoes. It got a 7.1/10 IMDb rating, and 55% of Google users like this movie.

Disclosure (2020)

Top Cast: Jared Leto, Jaye Davidson, Laverne Cox, Elliot Fletcher, Tom Hanks, Trace Lysette, Jim Carrey, Hilary Swank, Mathew McConaughey

Directed by: Sam Feder

Runtime: 1h 40 min

Genre: Documentary and LGBT

Disclosure is an American documentary movie based on the LGBT community. It was released on January 27 in the United States. 

This movie casts many famous transgender like Jamie Clayton, Chaz Bono, Laverne Cox, Elliot Fletcher, and many more.

This movie shows that because film and Television show how their life has affected American culture. In movies, how wrongful they have been portrayed, for example, Victor Victoria and Tootsie.

It is 98% fresh on Rotten Tomatoes. It got an 8.2/10 IMDb rating, and 73% of Google users like this movie.

I Care a Lot (2020)

Top Cast: Rosamund Pike, Eiza Gonzalez, Peter Dinklage, Dianne Wiest, Chris Messina, Alicia Witt, Nicholas Logan

Directed by: J Blakeson

Runtime: 1h 58 min

Genre: Comedy and Thriller

I Care a Lot is an American dark comedy thriller released on February 19 in the United States. J Blakeson wrote this movie script. This movie plot deals with a con woman appointed guardian by the court.

A crooked woman who was a legal guardian by the court drained all the savings of her elderly wards. Both Marla and her girlfriend Fran come with some unexpected baggage. And at the end, Marla dies in Fran’s arms in this game.

It is 79% on Rotten Tomatoes. It got a 6.3/10 IMDb rating, and 58% of Google users and 66% of Metacritic users like this movie.

Other People (2016)

Top Cast: Molly Shannon, Jesse Plemons, Zach Woods, Josie Totah, Drew Tarver, Bradley Whitford, Maude Apatow

Directed by: Chris Kelly

Runtime: 1h 37 min

Genre: Drama and Comedy

Other People is an American comedy-drama released on January 21 in the United States. Chris Kelly wrote this movie script.

 This movie plot deals with a story of a struggling comedy writer.

This movie shows how tough it is to live in a conservative family when you are gay because they are not ready to accept your real identity. David, who just faced his breakup with his boyfriend and returned to Sacramento to help his mother, who is sick.

David feels stranger in his childhood house when living with his conservative father and his young sister. Nevertheless, he tries to convince everyone and his family that he is okay when his mother’s condition gets worse.

It is 85% on Rotten Tomatoes. It got a 6.8/10 IMDb rating, 67% Metacritic, and 67% of Google users like this movie.

Dream Boat (2017) 

Star Cast: Michael Anastasio, Danny Elfman, Richard Weigle, Jorg, Lionel, Daniel H., Ramzi, Philippe, Nicky Nicole, Martin Darling

Directed by: Tristan Milewski

Runtime: 1h 32 min

Genre: Documentary, Gay & Lesbian, Special Interests

Dream Boat movie was released on July 13 in the United States. This movie plot deals with five gay, beautiful men from different countries sailing on a boat.

This movie justifies its title, where all these men on a cruise break cultural norms, live their lives, enjoy themselves, and share their emotions. They free themselves from all thoughts, families, and political restrictions.

 They share their feelings about how they face discrimination from the society where they live.

It is 86% fresh on Rotten Tomatoes. It got a 5.4/10 IMDb rating, and 81% of Google users like this movie.

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