lgbt+ films

lgbt+ directors list 
-ranked by rating
-has to have a main lgbt character and have some story about being lgbt 
-will include problematic and lower rated films
-will not include films where the lgbt+ content is played for laughs, to gross/creep straight people out, to fetishize wlw for no reason, or where there's only a modicum of gay stuff

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  • Falsettos: Live from Lincoln Center

    1

  • The Favourite

    2

  • The Handmaiden

    3

  • Y Tu Mamá También

    4

  • Moonlight

    5

  • Tangerine

    6

  • A Single Man

    7

  • Call Me by Your Name

    8

  • The Way He Looks

    9

  • Pariah

    10

  • Carol

    11

  • But I'm a Cheerleader

    12

  • Paris Is Burning

    13

  • Dog Day Afternoon

    14

  • Black Mirror: San Junipero

    15

  • God's Own Country

    16

  • Disobedience

    17

  • Curmudgeons

    18

  • Female Trouble

    19

  • Cecil B. Demented

    20

  • The Rocky Horror Picture Show

    21

  • Polyester

    22

  • Appropriate Behavior

    23

  • Booksmart

    24

  • Dirty Computer

    25

  • Hannah Gadsby: Nanette

    26

  • Mysterious Skin

    27

  • Mulholland Drive

    28

  • Can You Ever Forgive Me?

    29

  • Her Story

    30

  • The Color Purple

    31

  • We Were Here

    32

  • The Miseducation of Cameron Post

    33

  • Love, Simon

    34

  • To Wong Foo, Thanks for Everything! Julie Newmar

    35

  • Beginners

    36

  • Fried Green Tomatoes

    37

  • Cabaret

    38

  • Closet Monster

    39

  • Thelma

    40

  • Teenage Cocktail

    41

  • Kink

    42

  • Brokeback Mountain

    43

  • A Dirty Shame

    44

  • A Fantastic Woman

    45

  • Maurice

    46

  • Professor Marston and the Wonder Women

    47

  • Rocketman

    48

  • Gods and Monsters

    49

  • Bound

    50

  • Girls in Uniform

    51

  • The Children's Hour

    52

  • Pink Flamingos

    53

  • Beyond the Valley of the Dolls

    54

  • The Bisexual

    55

  • The Duke of Burgundy

    56

  • Lovesong

    57

  • My Own Private Idaho

    58

  • Victim

    59

  • BPM (Beats per Minute)

    60

  • Desperate Living

    61

  • Hedwig and the Angry Inch

    62

  • The Celluloid Closet

    63

  • Frida

    64

  • Monster

    65

  • Blue Is the Warmest Color

    66

  • I Am Divine

    67

  • First Girl I Loved

    68

  • The Birdcage

    69

  • Chasing Amy

    70

  • Stranger by the Lake

    71

  • In & Out

    72

  • Tab Hunter Confidential

    73

  • Boy Erased

    74

  • Atomic Blonde

    75

  • I Love You Phillip Morris

    76

  • Boy Meets Girl

    77

  • With Every Heartbeat

    78

  • Dallas Buyers Club

    79

  • Novitiate

    80

  • Hearts Beat Loud

    81

  • Margarita with a Straw

    82

  • All Cheerleaders Die

    83

  • In a Heartbeat

    84

  • BEAN

    85

  • Black Mirror: Striking Vipers

    86

  • Bohemian Rhapsody

    87

  • Imagine Me & You

    88

  • 4 Moons

    89

  • Touch of Pink

    90

  • King Cobra

    91

  • The Girl King

    92

  • Rent

    93

  • Mädchen in Uniform

    94

  • The Rocky Horror Picture Show: Let's Do the Time Warp Again

    95

  • Duck Butter

    96

  • Freak Show

    97

  • Bare

    98

  • Soldier's Girl

    99

  • G.B.F.

    100