The Best Movies About LGBTQ

Mar 10, 2024 | Culture, Movies

Lights, camera, action – the world of cinema has always been a platform to tell stories that challenge societal norms and celebrate diversity. From heartwarming romances to inspiring biopics, the film industry has produced some truly remarkable movies that shed light on the LGBTQ community. These films not only entertain but also educate and empower viewers with their captivating narratives. So grab your popcorn and get ready to dive into the world of the best movies about LGBTQ.


1. Red, White & Royal Blue (2023)

Red, White & Royal BlueAlex, the charismatic and rebellious son of the American president, is known for his sharp wit and quick temper. Across the pond in Britain, Prince Henry is burdened by royal duties and expectations, struggling to find his own identity amidst a life of privilege.






2. Joe Bell (2020)

Joe BellExperience the emotional and thought-provoking journey of Joe Bell, a father from Oregon who takes to the roads of America with his son Jadin. As they walk together, Joe reflects on their relationship and grapples with the devastating impact of bullying on LGBTQ youth. This powerful and intimate story, brought to life by director Reinaldo Marcus Green and the award-winning writers of Brokeback Mountain, is a must-see for anyone seeking to understand the complexities of family, love, and acceptance.






3. Firebird (2021)

FirebirdIn the midst of political tension and strict military control, a love story unfolds on an Air Force Base during the Cold War. Firebird depicts the passionate relationship between a handsome soldier and a charismatic fighter pilot, both defying societal norms and risking their safety for their love.






4. Ricky Stanicky (2024)

A harmless prank among childhood friends turns into a decades-long charade. After getting caught in the act, Dean, JT, and Wes come up with Ricky Stanicky – a fictitious character to absolve them of any wrongdoing. But what started as a quick cover-up becomes their go-to excuse for childish antics even twenty years later.


5. Looking For Her (2022)

Taylor, a perfectionist with a strained relationship with her family, reluctantly agrees to go home for the holidays and bring her girlfriend along. But just as she’s about to leave, she gets dumped. Determined not to let her family know, Taylor comes up with a bold plan – she hires an actress to pretend to be her girlfriend. As they embark on this fake relationship, Taylor starts to question her need for perfection and finds herself caught up in a web of lies. Will she be able to keep up the charade or will she finally learn to let go and embrace her true self?


6. Crush (2022)

Crush is a film that invites us to explore the depths of our imagination, with its open-ended and minimalist tone. Through artistic expression, contemplation, and abstraction, the movie sparks a sense of wonder and leaves room for interpretation. It’s not about providing explicit details but rather evoking feelings and ideas.


7. Cobalt Blue (2022)

In a quaint, traditional household, an aspiring writer and his free-spirited sister find their quiet lives turned upside down when a mysterious paying guest arrives at their doorstep. Drawn to this enigmatic stranger, both siblings are quickly swept up in the unpredictable and mesmerizing world he brings with him.


8. Rosaline (2022)

“Rosaline” is a modern and witty take on the iconic love story of “Romeo & Juliet”, as seen through the eyes of Juliet’s cousin, Rosaline (played by the talented Kaitlyn Dever). But this time, Rosaline is not just a mere side character – she is also Romeo’s recent love interest.

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