In this list, we select 10 best LGBT movies from over hundreds of films and ranks them according to their IMDb ratings (from low to high).
If you are finding a lesbian, gay or trans film to watch, you can get the following best LGBT movies which are highly praised by audiences.
#10. Handsome Devil (2016) – 7.1/10
Two opposites, a loner and the top athlete become friends at a rugby-obsessed boarding school, and the authorities test their friendship.
#9. Carol (2015) – 7.2/10
Acted by Cate Blanchett and Rooney Mara, Carol depicts the story between an aspiring photographer and elegant Carol. In 1950s New York, the two women develop a fast bond that becomes a love with complicated consequences.
Common Sense Media reviewed: “This movie will haunt you with its tale of love denied and forbidden and a woman’s quest to live authentically while facing social prejudices and bigotry that force her to make a difficult choice.”
#8. Girl (2018) – 7.2/10
Girl is a transgender story of a 15-year-old girl who was born in a boy’s body and is committed to becoming a professional ballerina.
Common Sense Media reviewed: “Based on the true story of a ballerina named Nora Monsecour, the film is a riveting tribute to the courage of a young person undergoing the slow and difficult process of transition.”
#7. Holding the Man (2015) – 7.3/10
Tim and John fell in love while teenagers and their romance endured for 15 years. During the long time, they have faced everything – the separations, the discrimination, the temptations, the jealousies and the losses.
#6. Moonlight (2016) – 7.4/10
A look at three defining chapters in the life of Chiron, a young African-American gay man. His epic journey to manhood is guided by the kindness community that helps raise him.
Common Sense Media reviewed: “It’s difficult to distill the power, grace, and grit that make this drama so unforgettable.”
#5. Dear EX (2018) – 7.5/10
A teenager boy in the middle of a bitter feud between his mother and a free-spirited man, who is both the lover and insurance beneficiary of his recently deceased father.
The NYTimes reviewed: The film’s twee qualities shouldn’t be taken for fatuousness. It is a remarkably affecting and cogent picture.
#4. Milk (2008) – 7.6/10
It is the story of Harvey Milk, and his struggles as an American gay activist, who fought for gay rights and became California’s first openly gay elected official.
#3. God’s Own Country (2017) – 7.7/10
A young farmer numbs his frustrations with drinking and casual sex until a Romanian migrant worker sets him on a new path.
Variety reviewed: “This sexy, thoughtful, hopeful film instead advances a pro-immigration subtext that couldn’t be more timely amid the closing borders of Brexit-era Britain.”
#2. Blue Is the Warmest Color (2013) – 7.8/10
Adèle’s life is changed when she meets Emma, a young woman with blue hair, who allows her to discover desire and to assert herself as a woman and as an adult.
Empire reviewed: “Anchored by two of the most natural, committed performances you’’ll ever see, Blue Is The Warmest Colour is the most moving love story of the year.”
#1. Paris Is Burning (1991) – 8.1/10
A chronicle of New York’s drag scene in the 1980s, focusing on balls, voguing and the ambitions and dreams of those who gave the era its warmth and vitality.
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