50 New Gay Movies of 2019-2020 - IMDb

50 New Gay Movies of 2019-2020

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1. And Then We Danced (2019)

Not Rated | 113 min | Drama, Romance

68 Metascore

A passionate coming-of-age tale set amidst the conservative confines of modern Tbilisi, the film follows Merab, a competitive dancer who is thrown off balance by the arrival of Irakli, a fellow male dancer with a rebellious streak.

Director: Levan Akin | Stars: Levan Gelbakhiani, Bachi Valishvili, Ana Javakishvili, Kakha Gogidze

Votes: 11,499

2. Moffie (2019)

Not Rated | 104 min | Drama, Romance, War

69 Metascore

A young man in 1981 South Africa must complete his brutal and racist two years of compulsory military service while desperately maintaining the secrecy of his homosexuality.

Director: Oliver Hermanus | Stars: Kai Luke Brummer, Barbara-Marié Immelman, Michael Kirch, Remano De Beer

Votes: 2,736

3. The Strong Ones (2019)

Unrated | 98 min | Drama

The Strong Ones is a story of love and courage, at the end of the world, between two men in search of freedom.

Director: Omar Zúñiga Hidalgo | Stars: Samuel González, Antonio Altamirano, Marcela Salinas, Rafael Contreras

Votes: 1,182

4. Breaking Fast (2020)

Not Rated | 92 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

76 Metascore

Mo, a practicing Muslim living in West Hollywood, is learning to navigate life post heartbreak. Enter Kal, an All-American guy who surprises Mo by offering to break fast with him during the holy month of Ramadan.

Director: Mike Mosallam | Stars: Haaz Sleiman, Michael Cassidy, Amin El Gamal, Patrick Sabongui

Votes: 2,750

5. Monsoon (2019)

Not Rated | 85 min | Drama, History, Romance

69 Metascore

Kit, a British man of Vietnamese heritage, returns to Saigon for the first time in over 30 years after leaving the country with his parents, when he was six years old, at the end of the Vietnam War.

Director: Hong Khaou | Stars: Henry Golding, William Do, David Tran, Lam Anh Dao

Votes: 1,897

6. The Thing About Harry (2020 TV Movie)

TV-14 | 85 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

Two high school enemies are forced to drive together to a friend's engagement party on Valentine's Day.

Director: Peter Paige | Stars: Jake Borelli, Niko Terho, Britt Baron, Peter Paige

Votes: 3,862

7. 15 Years (2019)

89 min | Drama

Yoav's demons start haunting him after his best friend becomes pregnant without telling him, and after his boyfriend of 15 years starts talking about children too. His life unravels, and self-destruction seems inevitable.

Director: Yuval Hadadi | Stars: Oded Leopold, Udi Persi, Ruti Asarsai, Dan Mor

Votes: 599

8. Detroit Evolution (2020)

Romance, Sci-Fi

It's been one year since Markus freed the androids of Detroit. The most advanced android ever created, Nines, has evolved past his initial programming as a ruthless hunter, and now protects... See full summary »

Director: Michelle Iannantuono | Stars: Maximilian Koger, Christopher Trindade, Jillian Geurts, Michael Smallwood

Votes: 194

9. Young Hunter (2020)

Not Rated | 101 min | Drama

A 15-year-old young man burning with desire to have sex with another man gets involved with a manipulative and exploitative porn plot.

Director: Marco Berger | Stars: Juan Pablo Cestaro, Lautaro Rodríguez, Patricio Rodríguez, Juan Barberini

Votes: 1,006

10. Siberia and Him (2019)

Not Rated | 77 min | Drama

Two men fall in love in a run-down town of Siberia, Russia.

Director: Viatcheslav Kopturevskiy | Stars: Ilya Shubochkin, Viatcheslav Kopturevskiy, Anastasia Voskresenskaya, Irina Novokreshennuh

Votes: 312

11. Almost Love (2019)

Not Rated | 94 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

42 Metascore

An ensemble comedy about romance in the modern era.

Director: Mike Doyle | Stars: Scott Evans, Augustus Prew, Michelle Buteau, Colin Donnell

Votes: 1,051

12. Orpheus' Song (2019)

Not Rated | 75 min | Adventure

Two best friends from Berlin win a trip to Greece. On their excursion, they get lost on an island. They spend the night together in a cave and dream a mystical dream. On the next day, nothing between the two will be like it was before.

Director: Tor Iben | Stars: Sascha Weingarten, Julien Lickert, Henry Morales, Kristina Kostiv

Votes: 663

13. No Hard Feelings (2020)

Not Rated | 92 min | Drama, Romance

Second-generation Irani-German Parvis works at a refugee shelter where he meets brother and sister Irani refugees and develops a tenuous romance with Amon as his friends attempt refugee status.

Director: Faraz Shariat | Stars: Benny Radjaipour, Banafshe Hourmazdi, Eidin Jalali, Mashid Shariat

Votes: 1,097

14. Sublet (2020)

Not Rated | 89 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

67 Metascore

A New York Times travel writer comes to Tel Aviv after suffering a tragedy. The energy of the city and his relationship with a younger man brings him back to life.

Director: Eytan Fox | Stars: John Benjamin Hickey, Niv Nissim, Lihi Kornowski, Miki Kam

Votes: 1,865

15. Shubh Mangal Zyada Saavdhan (2020)

Not Rated | 117 min | Comedy, Romance

The road to achieving a happy ending is a little too rough for two guys Kartik and Aman. While Aman's family tries hard to battle his love for Kartik, Kartik isn't prepared to step back until he marries Aman.

Director: Hitesh Kewalya | Stars: Ayushmann Khurrana, Jitendra Kumar, Gajraj Rao, Neena Gupta

Votes: 9,077

16. End of the Century (2019)

Unrated | 84 min | Drama

80 Metascore

Two men meet in Barcelona and after spending a day together they realize that they have already met twenty years ago.

Director: Lucio Castro | Stars: Juan Barberini, Ramon Pujol, Mía Maestro, Mariano Lopez Seoane

Votes: 3,100 | Gross: $0.03M

17. Nevrland (2019)

Not Rated | 88 min | Drama, Thriller

A 17-year-old struggles with an anxiety disorder, that makes life increasingly difficult for him, and develops a virtual friendship with a 26-year-old artist. When they finally meet, an extremely unexpected chain of events occurs.

Director: Gregor Schmidinger | Stars: Simon Frühwirth, Paul Forman, Josef Hader, Wolfgang Hübsch

Votes: 695

18. Cicada (2020)

Unrated | 96 min | Drama, Romance

66 Metascore

A New York love story that toes the line between narrative and doc with two actors reliving parts of their own experiences.

Directors: Matthew Fifer, Kieran Mulcare | Stars: Matthew Fifer, Sheldon D. Brown, Sandra Bauleo, Jazmin Grace Grimaldi

Votes: 573

19. Variações: Guardian Angel (2019)

109 min | Biography, Drama, Music

A biopic about António Variações, a famous Portuguese pop rock singer from the 80s who died from AIDS-related complications in 1984.

Director: João Maia | Stars: Sérgio Praia, Filipe Duarte, Victoria Guerra, Augusto Madeira

Votes: 3,358

20. The Goddess of Fortune (2019)

114 min | Drama

When Annamaria, a longtime friend of Alessandro and Arturo, asks the couple to take care of her children, the relationship between the two men reaches a point of no return.

Director: Ferzan Ozpetek | Stars: Stefano Accorsi, Jasmine Trinca, Edoardo Leo, Serra Yilmaz

Votes: 1,925

21. Ranchlands (2019)

69 min | Drama

"Ranchlands" is an LGBTQ drama about an urbane, yet lost gay man who returns to his estranged Christian family to care for his ailing brother - and finds romance with a queer ranch hand. ... See full summary »

Director: David Lewis | Stars: Nick Molari, Zachary Beck, Burt Binder, Kim Marie Cooper

Votes: 99

22. A Stormy Night (I) (2020)

80 min | Drama

Marcos lands in New York only to find out his layover flight to San Francisco has been canceled. Having nowhere to go, he ends up in his friend's apartment with a complete stranger: Alan.

Director: David Moragas | Stars: Jacob Perkins, David Moragas, Jordan Geiger, Marc DiFrancesco

Votes: 357

23. An Almost Ordinary Summer (2019)

100 min | Comedy

Two families are brought together for a surprise marriage - between their patriarchs.

Director: Simone Godano | Stars: Fabrizio Bentivoglio, Alessandro Gassmann, Jasmine Trinca, Filippo Scicchitano

Votes: 811

24. Dew (2019)

123 min | Drama, Romance

Dew is about 2 friends who developed feelings for each other. But they lived in a time when homosexuality wasn't accepted.

Director: Chookiat Sakveerakul | Stars: Polnat Boonma, Yarinda Boonnak, Yarinda Bunnag, Apasiri Chantrasmi

Votes: 467

25. From Zero to I Love You (2019)

Unrated | 106 min | Drama, Romance

A gay man, whose fear of intimacy leads him to continually fall for married guys, and a closeted married man meet, forcing both men to confront what they really want in their romantic lives.

Director: Doug Spearman | Stars: Keili Lefkovitz, Al Sapienza, Shane Johnson, Darryl Stephens

Votes: 796

26. Dating Amber (2020)

Not Rated | 92 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

59 Metascore

Two school friends decide to start a pretend straight relationship in an effort to fit in.

Director: David Freyne | Stars: Fionn O'Shea, Lola Petticrew, Sharon Horgan, Barry Ward

Votes: 5,456

27. Matthias & Maxime (2019)

Not Rated | 119 min | Drama, Romance

60 Metascore

Hidden feelings come to light and threaten the bond of a group of friends in their late 20s.

Director: Xavier Dolan | Stars: Gabriel D'Almeida Freitas, Xavier Dolan, Pier-Luc Funk, Samuel Gauthier

Votes: 7,035

28. Happy Endings Sleepover (2019)

100 min | Drama

American CIA Field Operative, Johnnie Allen, is assigned to Denmark for his first mission. An American spy highly placed in the Kremlin is to be spirited out of Russia, and it is Johnnie's ... See full summary »

Director: Davey Porter | Stars: Jeppe Fogsgaard, Jonas Kyed, Danny Bærtelsen, Anette Elise

Votes: 366

29. Straight Up (I) (2019)

Not Rated | 95 min | Comedy, Romance

66 Metascore

Todd and Rory are intellectual soul mates. He might be gay. She might not care. A romantic-comedy drama with a twist; a love story without the thrill of copulation.

Director: James Sweeney | Stars: James Sweeney, Omar Guazzelli, Brendan Scannell, Tracie Thoms

Votes: 2,353

30. Label Me (2019)

Unrated | 60 min | Drama

No kissing. No passive penetration. For Waseem the rules are very clear: When Lars pays him for sex then only in a way that he can reconcile with his heterosexuality. On the one side the ... See full summary »

Director: Kai Kreuser | Stars: Nikolaus Benda, Renato Schuch, Jogi Kaiser, Georg Paluza

Votes: 809

31. Music for Bleeding Hearts (2019)

102 min | Romance

Three hearts about to break.

Director: Rafael Gomes | Stars: Caio Horowicz, Mayara Constantino, Victor Mendes, Ícaro Silva

Votes: 127

32. Twilight's Kiss (2019)

Not Rated | 92 min | Drama

71 Metascore

SUK SUK is a quiet portrayal of a gay relationship between two men in their twilight years. PAK, 70, a married taxi driver who refuses to retire meets HOI 65, a retired single father. ... See full summary »

Director: Ray Yeung | Stars: Tai-Bo, Ben Yuen, Patra Au, Lo Chun Yip

Votes: 1,099

33. Clément, Alex et tous les autres (2019)

75 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

Clement and Alex are looking for a new gay roommate. And they find Leo, a charming student who is in deep trouble to find a place to sleep. Leo will do anything to get that room, whatever it takes.

Director: Cheng-Chui Kuo | Stars: Carolina Jurczak, Chloé Berthier, David Mora, Yannis Bougeard

Votes: 234

34. Tremors (2018 TV Movie)

PG-13 | 96 min | Comedy, Horror

A television reboot of the film 'Tremors' in which a small town is gripped with fear over giant underground worms living beneath them.

Director: Vincenzo Natali | Stars: Kevin Bacon, Fred Ward, Toks Olagundoye, Hunter Parrish

Votes: 343

35. The Acrobat (2019)

Not Rated | 134 min | Drama

Montreal is snowed under. While the downtown cranes dance their hypnotic ballet, two strangers meet randomly in an unfinished apartment. Their chance encounter leads to a violent attraction and a dependency beyond reason.

Director: Rodrigue Jean | Stars: Sébastien Ricard, Yury Paulau, Victor Fomine, Lise Roy

Votes: 618

36. The Shiny Shrimps (2019)

103 min | Comedy, Drama, Sport

Matthias Le Goff, an Olympic champion, makes a homophobic statement on TV. His punishment: coach the Shiny Shrimps, an amateur gay water-polo team. They have only one thing in mind: to qualify for the Gay Games in Croatia.

Directors: Maxime Govare, Cédric Le Gallo | Stars: Nicolas Gob, Alban Lenoir, Michaël Abiteboul, David Baïot

Votes: 2,430

37. Are We Lost Forever (2020)

Not Rated | 104 min | Drama, Romance

One morning it is over. For Hampus it is a relief to break up from their destructive relationship, while Adrian is devastated. Will he be able to survive without the love of his life, or is there a way of somehow getting him back?

Director: David Färdmar | Stars: Björn Elgerd, Jonathan Andersson, Micki Stoltt, Nemanja Stojanovic

Votes: 510

38. Spiral (2021)

R | 93 min | Crime, Drama, Horror

40 Metascore

A criminal mastermind unleashes a twisted form of justice in Spiral, the terrifying new chapter from the book of Saw.

Director: Darren Lynn Bousman | Stars: Chris Rock, Samuel L. Jackson, Max Minghella, Marisol Nichols

Votes: 43,824

39. The Panti Sisters (2019)

108 min | Comedy

Three gay sons are called back by their estranged and terminally-ill father and given an offer they can't refuse: a P300 million inheritance in exchange for each of them giving him a grandchild.

Director: Jun Lana | Stars: Paolo Ballesteros, Martin del Rosario, Christian Bables, John Arcilla

Votes: 260 | Gross: $0.36M

40. Charlatan (2020)

Unrated | 118 min | Biography, Drama, History

66 Metascore

The breathtaking story of a man gifted with exceptional abilities set against the background of the events of the totalitarian fifties.

Director: Agnieszka Holland | Stars: Ivan Trojan, Josef Trojan, Juraj Loj, Jaroslava Pokorná

Votes: 2,100

41. Memories of a Teenager (2019)

Not Rated | 97 min | Biography, Drama, Mystery

After the suicide of his best friend and the fire of a local dance called Cromañón, including recitals, illegal parties in an abandoned warehouse and high school, a year passes by in the ... See full summary »

Director: Lucas Santa Ana | Stars: Renato Quattordio, Thomas Lepera, Malena Narvay, Jerónimo Bosia

Votes: 721

42. Tu me manques (2019)

110 min | Drama

Following his son Gabriel's death, Jorge travels from conservative Bolivia to New York City to confront Gabriel's boyfriend Sebastian.

Director: Rodrigo Bellott | Stars: Reyes Antelo, Fernando Barbosa, Erwin Berzain, Pamela Bruno Cronenbold

Votes: 456

43. Rialto (2019)

90 min | Drama

Colm, mid-40s has a comfortable life: a managerial job in Dublin's docks, two teenage children, and a kind, loyal wife in Claire. After the death of his father, a destructive figure, Colm's emotional life cracks open, and his downward spiral continues when he is made redundant. Drinking heavily and unable to confide in Claire, Colm finds himself drawn to Jay, a 19-year-old who dabbles in ... See full summary »

Director: Peter Mackie Burns | Stars: Tom Vaughan-Lawlor, Tom Glynn-Carney, Monica Dolan, Sophie Jo Wasson

Votes: 708

44. Dry Wind (2020)

Unrated | 110 min | Drama

The area around Catalan in Brazil's state of Goiás is dry, very dry. Sandro's life here is just as dry--somewhat monotonous. He works in a fertilizer factory and divides his days between ... See full summary »

Director: Daniel Nolasco | Stars: Leandro Faria Lelo, Allan Jacinto Santana, Renata Carvalho, Rafael Teóphilo

Votes: 821

45. You Are My Sunshine (2021)

Drama, History, Romance

The affectionate story of the lifelong romance between Tom and Joe, from their first humble meeting in the 1970s, a world only just waking up to homosexuality, through to their heartbreaking final days, decades later.

Director: David Hastings | Stars: Simon Bamford, Charles O'Neill, Ernest Vernon, Joseph Hennion

46. Getting It (2020)

105 min | Romance