Top LGBT movies on DVD and Blu-ray

Rent Milk on DVD Milk
Synopsis
Sean Penn stars in this biopic about Harvey Milk, the openly gay activist and San Francisco politician who was murdered along with Mayor George Moscone by disgruntled city supervisor Dan White in 1978.
Cast
Cast
Sean Penn, Emile Hirsch, Josh Brolin, Diego Luna, James Franco, Alison Pill, Victor Garber, Denis O'Hare, Joseph Cross, Brandon Boyce, Carol Ruth Silver, Stephen Spinella, Lucas Grabeel, Howard Rosenman, Kelvin Yu, Jeff Koons, Mark Martinez, Lynn McRee
Director
Director
Gus Van Sant
Genres
Genres
Drama, LGBT, Biographies, Political Dramas, LGBT Dramas, 20th Century Period Pieces, Indie Dramas, Social Issue Dramas, Tearjerkers, Gay, Period Pieces
Rent The Kids Are All Right on DVD The Kids Are All Right
Synopsis
Joni and Laser, the children of same-sex parents Nic and Jules, become curious about their sperm-donor dad and set out to make him part of their family unit. But his arrival complicates the household dynamics.
Cast
Cast
Julianne Moore, Annette Bening, Mark Ruffalo, Mia Wasikowska, Josh Hutcherson, Yaya DaCosta, Kunal Sharma, Eddie Hassell, Zosia Mamet, Joaquin Garrido, Rebecca Lawrence Levy
Director
Director
Lisa Cholodenko
Genres
Genres
Comedy, LGBT, Indie Comedies, LGBT Comedies, Indie Dramas, Lesbian
Rent Brokeback Mountain on DVD Brokeback Mountain
Synopsis
While working together near Wyoming's Brokeback Mountain in 1963, sheepherders Jack Twist and Ennis Del Mar begin an increasingly passionate affair. But keeping their relationship a secret from their wives proves agonizing and all-consuming.
Cast
Cast
Heath Ledger, Jake Gyllenhaal, Michelle Williams, Anne Hathaway, Randy Quaid, Linda Cardellini, Anna Faris, Scott Michael Campbell, Kate Mara, Cheyenne Hill, Brooklynn Proulx, Tom Carey
Director
Director
Ang Lee
Genres
Genres
Drama, LGBT, Romantic Dramas, LGBT Dramas, Romantic LGBT, 20th Century Period Pieces, Dramas Based on Contemporary Literature, Gay, Period Pieces, Dramas Based on the Book
Rent A Single Man on DVD A Single Man
Synopsis
Set in 1962 Los Angeles, this stream-of-consciousness drama centers on a day in the life of George Falconer, a gay college professor who plans to commit suicide in the wake of his longtime lover's recent death.
Cast
Cast
Colin Firth, Julianne Moore, Nicholas Hoult, Matthew Goode, Jon Kortajarena, Paulette Lamori, Ryan Simpkins, Ginnifer Goodwin, Teddy Sears, Paul Butler
Director
Director
Tom Ford
Genres
Genres
Drama, LGBT, Indie Dramas, LGBT Dramas, 20th Century Period Pieces, Dramas Based on Contemporary Literature, Gay, Period Pieces, Dramas Based on the Book
Rent Transamerica on DVD Transamerica
Synopsis
Bree gets the shock of her life a week before her final sex change surgery when she learns that she has a son. After bailing him out of jail, the two set out on a cross-country journey riddled with road bumps.
Cast
Cast
Felicity Huffman, Kevin Zegers, Fionnula Flanagan, Elizabeth Peña, Graham Greene, Burt Young, Carrie Preston, Calpernia Addams, Paul Borghese, Richard Poe, Grant Monohon
Director
Director
Duncan Tucker
Genres
Genres
Drama, LGBT, Indie Dramas, LGBT Dramas, Indie LGBT
Rent The Hours on DVD The Hours
Synopsis
This gripping drama follows the parallel lives of three 20th-century women: incomparable writer Virginia Woolf, an unsatisfied 1950s housewife and a modern-day book editor who's losing her former lover to AIDS.
Cast
Cast
Meryl Streep, Julianne Moore, Nicole Kidman, Ed Harris, Toni Collette, Claire Danes, Jeff Daniels, Stephen Dillane, Allison Janney, John C. Reilly
Director
Director
Stephen Daldry
Genres
Genres
Drama, LGBT, Tearjerkers, Period Pieces, 20th Century Period Pieces, Dramas Based on the Book, Dramas Based on Contemporary Literature, Lesbian, LGBT Dramas
Rent Kinsey on DVD Kinsey
Synopsis
Liam Neeson turns in a fascinating portrayal of Dr. Alfred Kinsey, who interviewed thousands of people about their sex lives and released his findings in a groundbreaking 1948 book known popularly as "The Kinsey Report."
Cast
Cast
Liam Neeson, Laura Linney, Chris O'Donnell, Peter Sarsgaard, Timothy Hutton, John Lithgow, Tim Curry, Oliver Platt, Dylan Baker, Julianne Nicholson, William Sadler
Director
Director
Bill Condon
Genres
Genres
Drama, LGBT, Bisexual, Biographies
Rent Shortbus on DVD Shortbus
Synopsis
This unbridled look at the New York City underground focuses on a group of hipsters who frequent a club renowned for its lascivious ways. Through polymorphous sexual couplings, each character embarks on a journey of erotic self-discovery.
Cast
Cast
Raphael Barker, Sook-Yin Lee, Rachael C. Smith, Daniela Sea, Yolonda Ross, Jay Brannan, Lindsay Beamish, Paul Dawson, PJ DeBoy, Justin Bond, Shanti Carson
Director
Director
John Cameron Mitchell
Genres
Genres
LGBT, Drama, Steamy Romance, Indie LGBT, Indie Dramas
Rent Gia on DVD Gia
Synopsis
A young Angelina Jolie stars as supermodel Gia Carangi, a cover girl who lived fast and died at age 26 from AIDS. The film follows Gia from the glamorous world of high-fashion photography to her downward spiral into drugs and toxic relationships.
Cast
Cast
Angelina Jolie, Elizabeth Mitchell, Faye Dunaway, Mercedes Ruehl, Mila Kunis, Kylie Travis
Director
Director
Michael Cristofer
Genres
Genres
Drama, Biographies, Lesbian, Bisexual, Made-for-TV Movies, LGBT, HBO, Period Pieces, 20th Century Period Pieces
Rent Boys Don't Cry on DVD Boys Don't Cry
Synopsis
Based on actual events, director Kimberly Peirce's powerful, often harrowing drama stars Hilary Swank as Brandon Teena, a transgender person searching for love and acceptance in a small Midwestern town.
Cast
Cast
Hilary Swank, Chloë Sevigny, Peter Sarsgaard, Brendan Sexton III, Alicia Goranson, Alison Folland, Jeannetta Arnette, Rob Campbell, Matt McGrath, Cheyenne Rushing
Director
Director
Kimberly Peirce
Genres
Genres
Drama, LGBT, Social Issue Dramas, Romantic LGBT, LGBT Dramas, Indie Dramas, Lesbian
Rent Imagine Me & You on DVD Imagine Me & You
Synopsis
In this unconventional romantic comedy that gives new meaning to the term "cold feet," bride-to-be Rachel (Piper Perabo) is love-struck -- not with her groom, but rather with another woman who's a guest at their wedding. As she's marching down the aisle with her longtime sweetheart, Heck (Matthew Goode), Rachel is immediately bewitched by a beautiful guest (Lena Headey). But following her heart's true desire is hardly an easy proposition.
Cast
Cast
Matthew Goode, Piper Perabo, Lena Headey, Rick Warden, Anthony Head, Sue Johnston, Celia Imrie, Darren Boyd
Director
Director
Ol Parker
Genres
Genres
Comedy, LGBT, Lesbian, Romantic LGBT, Romantic Comedies, LGBT Comedies
Rent Angels in America on DVD Angels in America
Synopsis
Tony Kushner's groundbreaking, Pulitzer Prize-winning Broadway play about love, loss and loneliness -- the basis for this six-hour HBO miniseries -- took more than 10 years to make it to the small screen. Starring Al Pacino (as real-life legal counsel Roy Cohn) and Meryl Streep, the drama examines the first few years of the AIDS epidemic in the mid-1980s, set against the moral absolutism and unresponsive backdrop of the Reagan Administration.
Cast
Cast
Al Pacino, Meryl Streep, Emma Thompson, Justin Kirk, Ben Shenkman, Mary-Louise Parker, Jeffrey Wright, Patrick Wilson, James Cromwell, Michael Gambon, Simon Callow, Brian Markinson
Director
Director
Mike Nichols
Genres
Genres
TV Shows, TV Miniseries, Made-for-TV Movies, LGBT, Social Issue Dramas, HBO
Rent The History Boys on DVD The History Boys
Synopsis
Nicholas Hytner, Richard Griffiths and Frances de la Tour reprise their Tony-winning roles in this engaging film version of Alan Bennett's play, chronicling a rowdy group of boys on their way to higher education. On a quest to attend either Oxford or Cambridge, the teens grapple with the intricacies of university entrance exams and admissions, ultimately learning as much about the education system as they do about academics.
Cast
Cast
Samuel Barnett, Stephen Campbell Moore, James Corden, Frances de la Tour, Andrew Knott, Georgia Taylor, Russell Tovey, Penelope Wilton, Richard Griffiths
Director
Director
Nicholas Hytner
Genres
Genres
Drama, LGBT, LGBT Dramas
Rent Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil on DVD Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil
Synopsis
When magazine writer John Kelso (John Cusack) travels to Savannah, Ga., to cover a chichi party thrown by urbane antiques dealer Jim Williams (Kevin Spacey), he is pulled into his subject's intriguing murder trial and introduced to a throng of colorful locals. Set against the beguiling backdrop of Southern high society, this retelling of John Berendt's novel by director Clint Eastwood also stars Jude Law as Williams's lover, Billy Hanson.
Cast
Cast
John Cusack, Kevin Spacey, Alison Eastwood, Jack Thompson, Irma P. Hall, Jude Law, Paul Hipp, Lady Chablis, Anne Haney, Leon Rippy, Bob Gunton
Director
Director
Clint Eastwood
Genres
Genres
Drama, LGBT, Courtroom Dramas, Mystery, Crime Dramas, LGBT Dramas, Dramas Based on Bestsellers, Dramas Based on the Book
Rent Hedwig and the Angry Inch on DVD Hedwig and the Angry Inch
Synopsis
After a botched sex-change operation, East German glam rocker Hansel (John Cameron Mitchell) becomes Hedwig and travels across the United States with a stage show, following her ex-boyfriend (and former band mate) and telling her life story. Hedwig's offbeat show slays audiences -- but in diners not clubs. Mitchell also wrote and directed the comedy, which won at the Sundance Film Festival and was nominated for several Independent Spirit Awards.
Cast
Cast
John Cameron Mitchell, Michael Pitt, Miriam Shor, Stephen Trask, Theodore Liscinski, Rob Campbell, Andrea Martin, Alberta Watson, Maurice Dean Wint, Michael Aronov
Director
Director
John Cameron Mitchell
Genres
Genres
Music & Musicals, Contemporary Movie Musicals, Cult Comedies, Indie Comedies, Showbiz Comedies, LGBT, LGBT Comedies, Musicals, Rock & Pop
Rent Gray Matters on DVD Gray Matters
Synopsis
Sam and Gray are brother and sister who share a home and a love of many things -- ballroom dancing, 1940s movie musicals and, to their surprise, feelings for an attractive woman. But Gray, who has been heterosexual, is confused by her new feelings.
Cast
Cast
Heather Graham, Bridget Moynahan, Tom Cavanagh, Molly Shannon, Rachel Shelley, Bill Mondy, Don Ackerman, Warren Christie, Alan Cumming, Sissy Spacek
Director
Director
Sue Kramer
Genres
Genres
Comedy, LGBT, Romantic Comedies, Romantic LGBT, LGBT Comedies, Lesbian
Rent Mysterious Skin on DVD Mysterious Skin
Synopsis
Gregg Araki's riveting drama, based on a novel by Scott Heim, brings together two unlikely heroes: a young man who works as a prostitute and another who's convinced he was once abducted by aliens. But it seems they have unspeakable tragedy in common.
Cast
Cast
Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Brady Corbet, Michelle Trachtenberg, Jeffrey Licon, Bill Sage, Mary Lynn Rajskub, Elisabeth Shue, Chase Ellison, George Webster, Lisa Long, Chris Mulkey, Billy Drago, Richard Riehle
Director
Director
Gregg Araki
Genres
Genres
Drama, LGBT, Indie Dramas, Indie LGBT, LGBT Dramas, Dramas Based on Contemporary Literature, Dramas Based on the Book, Gay
Rent A Home at the End of the World on DVD A Home at the End of the World
Synopsis
Boyhood pals Bobby (Colin Farrell) and Jonathan (Dallas Roberts) both love the same woman (Robin Wright Penn), but in different ways. (For one thing, Jonathan is gay). Yet, undaunted, they all try to make a life together -- and even have a baby -- in 1980s New York. Pulitzer Prize-winning author Michael Cunningham's novel gets deft treatment in this story about a troika of close friends who enter into an unconventional living arrangement.
Cast
Cast
Colin Farrell, Dallas Roberts, Robin Wright, Sissy Spacek, Matt Frewer, Ryan Donowho, Wendy Crewson, Asia Vieira
Director
Director
Michael Lewis
Genres
Genres
Drama, LGBT, Indie Dramas, LGBT Dramas, 20th Century Period Pieces, Dramas Based on Contemporary Literature, Dramas Based on the Book, Period Pieces
Rent Kissing Jessica Stein on DVD Kissing Jessica Stein
Synopsis
Jessica (Jennifer Westfeldt) is a single, straight, successful New York journalist who, like most of her female friends, has had a history of dating (male) creeps. But when she answers an intriguing personal ad from Helen (Heather Juergensen), Jessica finds herself intensely drawn to her. As Jessica explores this new side of her sexuality, the two begin a friendship that ultimately leads to romance.
Cast
Cast
Jennifer Westfeldt, Heather Juergensen, Tovah Feldshuh, Esther Wurmfeld, Hillel Friedman, Ben Feldman, Robert Ari, David Aaron Baker, Jennifer Carta, Ben Weber
Director
Director
Charles Herman-Wurmfeld
Genres
Genres
Comedy, LGBT, Romantic Comedies, LGBT Comedies, Romantic LGBT, Indie Comedies, Indie Romance, Lesbian
Rent Saving Face on DVD Saving Face
Synopsis
Dutiful daughter Wil (Michelle Krusiec) sidesteps her mother's (Joan Chen) attempts to marry her off in Alice Wu's romantic comedy. At 28, Wil's the old maid of her traditional Chinese family, so there's no way she can tell them about her budding lesbian romance with Vivian (Lynn Chen). But her widowed mom has her own problems, as she learns she's pregnant at 48. Kicked out by her disapproving father, she seeks refuge at Wil's place.
Cast
Cast
Michelle Krusiec, Joan Chen, Lynn Chen, Jin Wang, Guang Lan Koh, Jessica Hecht, Ato Essandoh, David Shih, Brian Yang, Nathanel Geng, Mao Zhao, Hoon Lee
Director
Director
Alice Wu
Genres
Genres
Comedy, LGBT, Romantic LGBT, LGBT Comedies, Indie LGBT, Romantic Comedies, Indie Romance
Rent Before Night Falls on DVD Before Night Falls
Synopsis
Spanning several decades, this powerful biopic offers a glimpse into the life of famed Cuban poet and novelist Reinaldo Arenas, an artist who was vilified for his homosexuality in Fidel Castro's Cuba.
Cast
Cast
Javier Bardem, Johnny Depp, Andrea Di Stefano, Olivier Martinez, Sean Penn, Hector Babenco, John Ortiz, Santiago Magill, Diego Luna, Francisco Gattorno
Director
Director
Julian Schnabel
Genres
Genres
Drama, LGBT, Gay, LGBT Dramas, Biographies, Dramas Based on the Book, Dramas Based on Real Life
Rent Wilde on DVD Wilde
Synopsis
Stephen Fry stars as playwright Oscar Wilde in this lush historical drama, which follows the larger-than-life personality from his marriage to his wife, Constance, to his torrid affair with a young Oxford graduate that brought about his downfall.
Cast
Cast
Stephen Fry, Jude Law, Jennifer Ehle, Judy Parfitt, Gemma Jones, Vanessa Redgrave, Orlando Bloom
Director
Director
Brian Gilbert
Genres
Genres
Drama, LGBT, Biographies, LGBT Dramas, Romantic LGBT, Dramas Based on Contemporary Literature, Pre-20th Century Period Pieces, United Kingdom, Dramas Based on the Book, Period Pieces
Rent The L Word on DVD The L Word
Synopsis
This trailblazing cable series follows the tangled lives and ever-changing relationships among a close-knit group of lesbians -- including a lusty hairstylist and a recovering alcoholic -- who call Los Angeles home.
Cast
Cast
Jennifer Beals, Leisha Hailey, Laurel Holloman, Mia Kirshner, Katherine Moennig, Pam Grier, Rachel Shelley, Daniela Sea, Erin Daniels, Marlee Matlin
Director
Director
Genres
Genres
TV Shows, LGBT, LGBT Dramas, TV Dramas, Lesbian, Showtime
Rent But I'm a Cheerleader on DVD But I'm a Cheerleader
Synopsis
A "normal" teen cheerleader dating the football captain draws suspicion from parents and friends who think she's gay. Shipped off to a camp designed to shove her back in the closet, she meets a tomboy who helps her recognize her sexual orientation.
Cast
Cast
Natasha Lyonne, Clea DuVall, RuPaul, Bud Cort, Michelle Williams, Melanie Lynskey, Mink Stole, Cathy Moriarty, Robert Pine
Director
Director
Jamie Babbit
Genres
Genres
Comedy, LGBT, Dark Humor & Black Comedies, Indie Comedies, Spoofs and Satire, Cult Comedies, LGBT Comedies, Indie LGBT
Rent The Opposite of Sex on DVD The Opposite of Sex
Synopsis
When self-involved Dede Truitt -- a manipulative 16-year-old tart -- moves in with her gay half-brother and his lover, she quickly seduces her way into a gender-bending love triangle in this saucy black comedy.
Cast
Cast
Christina Ricci, Martin Donovan, Lisa Kudrow, Lyle Lovett, Johnny Galecki, William Lee Scott, Ivan Sergei, Megan Blake, Colin Ferguson
Director
Director
Don Roos
Genres
Genres
Comedy, LGBT, Indie Comedies, Dark Humor & Black Comedies, Indie Dramas, Bisexual, LGBT Comedies
Rent Behind the Candelabra on DVD Behind the Candelabra
Synopsis
Michael Douglas stars as flamboyant entertainer Liberace in this sequin-studded drama that chronicles the legendary pianist's roller-coaster relationship with his young lover, Scott Thorson -- from their passionate liaison to their stormy battles.
Cast
Cast
Michael Douglas, Matt Damon, Rob Lowe, Debbie Reynolds, Dan Aykroyd, Scott Bakula, Paul Reiser, Nicky Katt, Tom Papa, Deborah Lacey
Director
Director
Steven Soderbergh
Genres
Genres
Drama, LGBT, Biographies, Showbiz Dramas, 20th Century Period Pieces, Dramas Based on the Book, LGBT Dramas, Romantic LGBT, Made-for-TV Movies
Rent The Birdcage on DVD The Birdcage
Synopsis
Longtime lovers Armand and Albert own a Miami drag club, but when Armand's son announces his intent to marry the daughter of a stuffy U.S. senator, the gay couple feels compelled to pass themselves off as a "normal" family in this wild farce.
Cast
Cast
Robin Williams, Gene Hackman, Nathan Lane, Dianne Wiest, Dan Futterman, Calista Flockhart, Hank Azaria, Christine Baranski, Tom McGowan, Grant Heslov
Director
Director
Mike Nichols
Genres
Genres
Comedy, LGBT, Slapstick, LGBT Comedies, Gay, Blockbusters
Rent Tipping the Velvet on DVD Tipping the Velvet
Synopsis
An unusual love story told in three episodes charts the course of Nan (Rachael Stirling), an ingénue who discovers a sexually charged world of male impersonators, actors and affluent women looking for female companionship in the usually controlled and corseted 1890s. She eventually takes up with a comely cross-dresser (Keeley Hawes) but soon learns she can only depend on herself. John Bowe, Jodhi May, Anna Chancellor and Hugh Bonneville co-star.
Cast
Cast
Rachael Stirling, Keeley Hawes, Anna Chancellor, Jodhi May, Hugh Bonneville, Johnny Vegas, Alexei Sayle, John Bowe, Sally Hawkins
Director
Director
Geoffrey Sax
Genres
Genres
Drama, British TV, LGBT, LGBT Dramas, Romantic LGBT, Pre-20th Century Period Pieces, Lesbian, TV Miniseries, BBC, Period Pieces
Rent Moonlight on DVD Moonlight
Synopsis
Growing up in the drug-soaked world of 1980s Miami, young Chiron struggles to make his way through a helter-skelter adolescence while also grappling with confusion and anxiety about his emerging sexuality.
Cast
Cast
Trevante Rhodes, André Holland, Janelle Monáe, Ashton Sanders, Jharrel Jerome, Naomie Harris, Mahershala Ali, Alex Hibbert, Jaden Piner, Patrick Decile
Director
Director
Barry Jenkins
Genres
Genres
Drama, LGBT, African-American Dramas, Indie Dramas, Indie LGBT, Gay, Coming of Age
Rent Soldier's Girl on DVD Soldier's Girl
Synopsis
This powerful drama tells the true story of a young soldier, Pfc. Barry Winchell (Troy Garity), who meets and falls for a beautiful transgendered nightclub performer (Lee Pace) while on a drunken outing with fellow soldiers. Winchell's relationship is frowned upon by the other soldiers -- and eventually leads to tragedy at the hands of his homophobic roommate. Garity and Pace both earned Independent Spirit nods for their performances.
Cast
Cast
Troy Garity, Lee Pace, Andre Braugher, Shawn Hatosy, Philip Eddolls, Dan Petronijevic, Mike Realba, Merwin Mondesir
Director
Director
Frank Pierson
Genres
Genres
Drama, LGBT, LGBT Dramas, Romantic LGBT, Dramas Based on Real Life, Military & War Dramas
Rent High Art on DVD High Art
Synopsis
Magazine editor Syd (Radha Mitchell) is stuck in a dreary relationship with her boyfriend (Gabriel Mann) when she befriends her upstairs neighbor Lucy (Ally Sheedy), a well-known photographer whose live-in actress girlfriend (Patricia Clarkson) is struggling with a drug addiction. Lucy fascinates Syd, and the pair hit it off. But when Syd calls on Lucy to do an assignment for the magazine, their friendship soon grows into something much more.
Cast
Cast
Radha Mitchell, Ally Sheedy, Patricia Clarkson, Gabriel Mann, Charis Michelsen, David Thornton, Anh Duong, Helen Mendes, Bill Sage, Tammy Grimes
Director
Director
Lisa Cholodenko
Genres
Genres
Drama, LGBT, Romantic Dramas, LGBT Dramas, Romantic LGBT, Indie LGBT, Indie Romance, Indie Dramas, Lesbian
Rent For the Bible Tells Me So on DVD For the Bible Tells Me So
Synopsis
Director Daniel G. Karslake goes to the Bible to examine the ways in which conservative Christian groups have used -- and sometimes exploited -- scripture to deny human rights to gays and lesbians around the world.
Cast
Cast
Imogene Robinson, Victor Robinson, Gene Robinson, Isabella McDaniel, Brenda Poteat, David Poteat, Tonia Poteat, Randi Reitan, Phil Reitan, Jake Reitan, Britta Reitan, Jane Gephardt, Richard Gephardt, Chrissy Gephardt, Mary Lou Wallner
Director
Director
Daniel G. Karslake
Genres
Genres
Documentary, LGBT, Social & Cultural Documentaries, Gay, Lesbian
Rent Latter Days on DVD Latter Days
Synopsis
This film explores the consequences of a Mormon missionary, Aaron, recognizing his homosexuality and falling in love with another man. Aaron's sexual encounter with a gay "party boy" leads to a romance that gets Aaron excommunicated from his church.
Cast
Cast
Steve Sandvoss, Wesley A. Ramsey, Rebekah Jordan, Amber Benson, Khary Payton, Jacqueline Bisset, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Rob McElhenney, Mary Kay Place, Erik Palladino, Dave Power, Linda Pine
Director
Director
C. Jay Cox
Genres
Genres
LGBT, LGBT Dramas, Romantic LGBT
Rent Queer as Folk on DVD Queer as Folk
Synopsis
The lives and loves of five gay men living in Pittsburgh provide the drama in this American edition of the acclaimed British series. Amid the usual ups and downs of relationships, the friends grapple with everything from health issues to politics.
Cast
Cast
Gale Harold, Randy Harrison, Hal Sparks, Michelle Clunie, Robert Gant, Thea Gill, Scott Lowell, Peter Paige, Chris Potter, Sharon Gless, Jack Wetherall
Director
Director
Genres
Genres
TV Shows, LGBT, TV Dramas, LGBT Dramas, Romantic LGBT, Showtime
Rent Breakfast on Pluto on DVD Breakfast on Pluto
Synopsis
Born the love child of a priest (Liam Neeson) in a conservative Irish hamlet, transvestite Patrick Braden (Cillian Murphy) leaves small-town life behind and heads to swinging 1970s London to find the mother who abandoned him years ago. Along the way, Braden -- who's a trouble magnet -- unwittingly takes up with an Irish Republican Army gunrunner. Neil Jordan directs this spirited romp based on Patrick McCabe's roisterous novel.
Cast
Cast
Cillian Murphy, Liam Neeson, Stephen Rea, Brendan Gleeson, Gavin Friday, Ruth Negga, Laurence Kinlan
Director
Director
Neil Jordan
Genres
Genres
Drama, Indie Dramas, 20th Century Period Pieces, Period Pieces, LGBT, LGBT Dramas
Rent Puccini for Beginners on DVD Puccini for Beginners
Synopsis
Allegra is recovering from a breakup with her girlfriend when she starts to fall for a member of the opposite sex. Philip is the tidy professor who's romancing the ambivalent Allegra while she pursues a straight woman who's recently become single.
Cast
Cast
Elizabeth Reaser, Gretchen Mol, Justin Kirk, Julianne Nicholson, Tina Benko, Jennifer Dundas, Kate Simses, Brian Letscher
Director
Director
Maria Maggenti
Genres
Genres
Comedy, LGBT, Indie Comedies, Indie Romance, Romantic LGBT, Lesbian
Rent Another Gay Movie on DVD Another Gay Movie
Synopsis
Studly Jarod, nerdy Griff, flamboyant Nico and innocent Andy all want the same thing -- to lose their virginity -- and they'll paint the town lavender to do so in this gay take on the teen comedy genre that's filled with naughty gags aplenty.
Cast
Cast
Graham Norton, Jonah Blechman, Jonathan Chase, Mitch Morris, Ashlie Atkinson, Scott Thompson, Stephanie McVay, John Epperson
Director
Director
Todd Stephens
Genres
Genres
LGBT, Comedy, LGBT Comedies, Spoofs and Satire, Late Night Comedies, Gay
Rent Sordid Lives on DVD Sordid Lives
Synopsis
Bonnie Bedelia, Beau Bridges and Delta Burke star in Del Shores's uproarious satire of Texan white-trash culture. When she trips over her lover's wooden legs, Grandma Peggy meets her maker, and now her entire family is showing up for the funeral.
Cast
Cast
Newell Alexander, Rosemary Alexander, Bonnie Bedelia, Beau Bridges, Earl Houston Bullock, Delta Burke, Kirk Geiger, Beth Grant, Sarah Hunley, Olivia Newton-John, Ann Walker, Leslie Jordan
Director
Director
Del Shores
Genres
Genres
Comedy, Dark Humor & Black Comedies, Indie Comedies, LGBT, Gay, LGBT Comedies
Rent The Laramie Project on DVD The Laramie Project
Synopsis
An all-star cast (including Christina Ricci, Dylan Baker, Peter Fonda, Jeremy Davies, Janeane Garofalo, Laura Linney, Steve Buscemi and Amy Madigan) delivers a compelling performance based on a theatrical portrayal of reactions to the Matthew Shepard story, a 1998 murder that took place in Laramie, Wyo., and became a lightning rod for rallies against homophobia and hate crimes. Moisés Kaufman writes and directs, based on his own stage play.
Cast
Cast
Christina Ricci, Steve Buscemi, Laura Linney, Summer Phoenix, Janeane Garofalo, Camryn Manheim, Clea DuVall, Peter Fonda, Jeremy Davies, Joshua Jackson, Noah Fleiss, Terry Kinney, Amy Madigan, Dylan Baker
Director
Director
Moises Kaufman
Genres
Genres
Drama, Tearjerkers, LGBT, LGBT Dramas, Social Issue Dramas, Dramas Based on Real Life
Rent Maurice on DVD Maurice
Synopsis
Set in pre-war England, this Merchant-Ivory drama (based on the controversial E.M. Forster novel written in 1914 but not published until 1971) is about the coming of age of two young college men (Hugh Grant and James Wilby) who meet at Cambridge University and fall in love. The movie casts a critical light on the era's moral hypocrisy, as Maurice and Clive struggle to make room for their forbidden love in an intolerant society.
Cast
Cast
James Wilby, Hugh Grant, Rupert Graves, Denholm Elliott, Simon Callow, Billie Whitelaw, Barry Foster, Judy Parfitt, Phoebe Nicholls, Patrick Godfrey, Mark Tandy, Ben Kingsley, Kitty Aldridge
Director
Director
James Ivory
Genres
Genres
LGBT, LGBT Dramas, Romantic LGBT, Period Pieces, Romantic Dramas, United Kingdom, Dramas Based on the Book, Independent, Foreign Regions, Dramas Based on Classic Literature, 20th Century Period Pieces
Rent The Times of Harvey Milk on DVD The Times of Harvey Milk
Synopsis
Harvey Fierstein narrates this documentary by Rob Epstein about San Francisco's most colorful -- and tragic -- political figure: Harvey Milk, a staunch fighter for gay rights who helped forge a presence for the city's gay community in city hall. Milk became the first openly gay member of San Francisco's combative city council. But his life, along with Mayor George Moscone's, was cut short by infamous fellow politico Dan White.
Cast
Cast
Harvey Fierstein
Director
Director
Rob Epstein
Genres
Genres
Documentary, Biographical Documentaries, LGBT, Political Documentaries, Historical Documentaries
Rent Velvet Goldmine on DVD Velvet Goldmine
Synopsis
A decade after British glam-rocker Brian Slade fakes his assassination on stage and disappears from view, tabloid journalist Arthur Stuart is dispatched to deconstruct the legend of the bisexual pop star.
Cast
Cast
Ewan McGregor, Jonathan Rhys Meyers, Christian Bale, Toni Collette, Eddie Izzard, Emiy Woof, Michael Feast, Janet McTeer, Mairead McKinley, Luke Morgan Oliver, Osheen Jones, Micko Westmoreland
Director
Director
Todd Haynes
Genres
Genres
Drama, Indie Dramas, Showbiz Dramas, 20th Century Period Pieces, LGBT Dramas, Indie LGBT, LGBT, Bisexual
Rent Better Than Chocolate on DVD Better Than Chocolate
Synopsis
Scant hours before her uptight mother (Wendy Crewson) and brother move in with her, Maggie (Karyn Dwyer) meets the woman of her dreams (Christina Cox). Though Mom is oblivious to her daughter's sexual orientation, it's a tough thing to hide in close quarters. Meanwhile, Maggie's transgender friend (Peter Outerbridge) falls in love with the owner of the lesbian bookstore where Maggie works. Anne Wheeler directed this sexy romp about love and lust.
Cast
Cast
Wendy Crewson, Karyn Dwyer, Christina Cox, Anne-Marie MacDonald, Marya Delver, Kevin Mundy, Tony Nappo, Jay Brazeau, Beatrice Zeilanger, Peter Outerbridge
Director
Director
Anne Wheeler
Genres
Genres
LGBT, LGBT Comedies, Romantic LGBT, Lesbian
Rent The Broken Hearts Club on DVD The Broken Hearts Club
Synopsis
The lives of a group of gay friends in West Hollywood revolve around the Broken Hearts, a restaurant run by the fatherly Jack (John Mahoney) and the softball team he sponsors. The friends (Dean Cain, Zach Braff and Andrew Keegan) rely on each other for conversation and camaraderie as they search for love and mourn their many losses.
Cast
Cast
Ben Weber, Timothy Olyphant, Matt McGrath, Zach Braff, Nora Burns, Dean Cain, Chris Payne Gilbert, John Brandon, Diane McBain, Robert Peters, Andrew Keegan, Nia Long, John Mahoney, Mary McCormack, Robert Arce, Jennifer Coolidge, Kerr Smith, Chris Weitz, Thomas Gibson, Justin Theroux
Director
Director
Greg Berlanti
Genres
Genres
LGBT, Romantic LGBT, LGBT Comedies, Indie LGBT, Gay, LGBT Dramas
Rent Boy Culture on DVD Boy Culture
Synopsis
A male prostitute with the enigmatic name of X carefully avoids personal intimacy and affection, maintaining his stoic approach until one of his regular customers tempts him to reconsider his position by sharing a meaningful story.
Cast
Cast
Derek Magyar, George Jonson, Patrick Bauchau, Darryl Stephens, Peyton Hinson, Jonathon Trent, Kyle Santler, Emily Brooke Hands, Matt Riedy
Director
Director
Q. Allan Brocka
Genres
Genres
LGBT, Drama, LGBT Dramas, Romantic LGBT, Gay
Rent Shelter on DVD Shelter
Synopsis
Zach (Trevor Wright) sacrifices his dream of going to art school to support his ill father (Don Margolin), sister (Tina Holmes) and her young son (Jackson Wurth) in this moving drama. He finds happiness surfing with buddy Gabe (Ross Thomas). But when he falls for Gabe's older brother, Shaun (Brad Rowe), his world is turned upside down. Zach struggles to learn how to put his own needs first before the demands of his family.
Cast
Cast
Trevor Wright, Brad Rowe, Ross Thomas, Tina Holmes, Albert Reed, Jackson Wurth, Don Margolin
Director
Director
Jonah Markowitz
Genres
Genres
Drama, LGBT, LGBT Dramas, Romantic LGBT, Gay
Rent To Wong Foo, Thanks for Everything on DVD To Wong Foo, Thanks for Everything
Synopsis
In this wacky comedy, three New York drag queens (Wesley Snipes, Patrick Swayze and John Leguizamo) on their way to Hollywood for a beauty pageant get stranded in a small Midwestern town for the entire weekend when their car breaks down. While waiting for parts for their Cadillac convertible, the flamboyant trio shows the local homophobic rednecks that appearing different doesn't mean they don't have humanity in common.
Cast
Cast
Patrick Swayze, Wesley Snipes, John Leguizamo, Stockard Channing, Blythe Danner, Arliss Howard, Jason London, Chris Penn, Melinda Dillon, Beth Grant, Alice Drummond, Marceline Hugot, Michael Vartan, RuPaul, Julie Newmar
Director
Director
Beeban Kidron
Genres
Genres
Comedy, Cult Comedies, Showbiz Comedies, LGBT Comedies, LGBT
Rent Eating Out on DVD Eating Out
Synopsis
Caleb has the hots for Gwen, who relates better to gay men than to straight ones. To help his pal attract Gwen's attention, Caleb's roommate persuades him to pretend he's gay. But the plan backfires when Gwen's gay roommate falls for the imposter.
Cast
Cast
Scott Lunsford, Jim Verraros, Rebekah Kochan, Emily Stiles, Ryan Carnes, Jillian Nusbaum, Billy Shepard, Christopher Michaels, Tyler Roberts, Stafford Williamson, Natalie Burge, Adrienne Pearson, Maurice Grossman, John Janezic, Ditte Lokon, Dani Millan
Director
Director
Q. Allan Brocka
Genres
Genres
LGBT, LGBT Comedies, Romantic LGBT, Indie LGBT, Gay
Rent In & Out on DVD In & Out
Synopsis
When dim-bulb actor Cameron Drake (Matt Dillon) wins an Oscar for playing a gay Marine, he outs his high school drama teacher, Howard Brackett (Kevin Kline), in his acceptance speech. It all comes as a surprise to Howard -- not to mention to his long-suffering fiancée, Emily (Joan Cusack). With his wedding just days away and national media descending on his town, Howard's under the gun to prove just how much of a man he is.
Cast
Cast
Kevin Kline, Joan Cusack, Tom Selleck, Matt Dillon, Debbie Reynolds, Wilford Brimley, Bob Newhart, Deborah Rush, Lewis J. Stadlen, Gregory Jbara, Shalom Harlow, Shawn Hatosy, Zak Orth, Lauren Ambrose, Alexandra Holden, Selma Blair, Glenn Close, Whoopi Goldberg, Jay Leno
Director
Director
Frank Oz
Genres
Genres
Comedy, LGBT, Romantic Comedies, LGBT Comedies, Romantic LGBT, Gay, Blockbusters
Rent D.E.B.S. on DVD D.E.B.S.
Synopsis
Encrypted within the SAT is a secret test that measures a girl's potential for espionage. Amy, Janet, Dominique and Max score so high that they're recruited to join the elite paramilitary group known as D.E.B.S.
Cast
Cast
Sara Foster, Jordana Brewster, Meagan Good, Devon Aoki, Jill Ritchie, Geoff Stults, Jimmi Simpson, Jessica Cauffiel, Christina Kirk, Holland Taylor, Michael Clarke Duncan, J.B. Ghuman Jr., Scoot McNairy, Aimee Garcia, Eric Bochniarz
Director
Director
Angela Robinson
Genres
Genres
Comedy, LGBT, Action Comedies, LGBT Comedies, Spoofs and Satire, Espionage Action, Lesbian
Rent If These Walls Could Talk 2 on DVD If These Walls Could Talk 2
Synopsis
Following the same premise as the first movie -- focusing on three different women from three generations who've occupied the same house -- this Emmy-winning follow-up trains its lens on three lesbian couples. In 1961, Edith (Vanessa Redgrave) loses her longtime companion. In the 1970s, collegiate Linda (Michelle Williams) falls for townie Amy (Chloë Sevigny). And in 2000, the house's inhabitants (Ellen DeGeneres, Sharon Stone) want to become parents.
Cast
Cast
Vanessa Redgrave, Marian Seldes, Paul Giamatti, Elizabeth Perkins, Jenny O'Hara, Michelle Williams, Chloë Sevigny, Nia Long, Natasha Lyonne, Heather McComb, Sharon Stone, Ellen DeGeneres, Regina King, Kathy Najimy, Mitchell Anderson, George Newbern, Lucinda Jenney
Director
Director
Jane Anderson, Martha Coolidge, Anne Heche
Genres
Genres
LGBT, LGBT Dramas, Lesbian, Romantic LGBT, Social Issue Dramas
Rent Big Eden on DVD Big Eden
Synopsis
Successful but lonely New York artist Henry Hart (Arye Gross) returns to Big Eden to care for his ailing grandfather and winds up confronting his unrequited passion for his high school best friend and his feelings about being gay in a small town. As Henry works though his emotions, the townspeople quietly conspire to help him along, until Henry realizes new possibilities for both friendship and romance. Eric Schweig and Louise Fletcher also star.
Cast
Cast
Arye Gross, Eric Schweig, Tim DeKay, George Coe, Louise Fletcher, Nan Martin, Veanne Cox, O'Neal Compton, Corinne Bohrer, John Dossett
Director
Director
Thomas Bezucha
Genres
Genres
LGBT, LGBT Dramas, Romantic LGBT, Indie Dramas
Rent All Over the Guy on DVD All Over the Guy
Synopsis
Striking a healthy, loving balance in a relationship is no easy trick, no matter what your sexual orientation. For Eli and Tom, a set-up first date goes horribly awry. But when they meet again later, without any pressure, a connection is made.
Cast
Cast
Dan Bucatinsky, Richard Ruccolo, Sasha Alexander, Adam Goldberg, Andrea Martin, Joanna Kerns, Christina Ricci, Lisa Kudrow, Doris Roberts
Director
Director
Julie Davis
Genres
Genres
Comedy, LGBT, Indie Comedies, Romantic Comedies, Indie Romance, LGBT Comedies, Romantic LGBT
Rent Come Undone on DVD Come Undone
Synopsis
While on a family vacation on the French seaside, brooding 18-year-old Mathieu meets Cédric, an attractive carefree boy his own age, and is swept away by the first stirrings of homosexual passion.
Cast
Cast
Jeremie Elkaim, Stéphane Rideau , Dominique Reymond, Marie Matheron, Laetitia Legrix, Nils Ohlund, Réjane Kerdaffrec, Guy Houssier, Violeta Ferrer, Robert Darmel
Director
Director
Sébastien Lifshitz
Genres
Genres
Drama, LGBT, Romantic Dramas, Steamy Romance, LGBT Dramas, Romantic LGBT, Gay, Indie Dramas, Indie Romance, Indie LGBT, Foreign Dramas, Foreign Steamy Romance, Foreign Romance, Foreign LGBT, French Language, France
Rent Adam & Steve on DVD Adam & Steve
Synopsis
After getting together for a calamitous one-night stand in the 1980s, single gays Adam and Steve don't see each other again until they cross paths 17 years later. Amazingly, it takes a year of dating for them to realize they've already met.
Cast
Cast
Craig Chester, Malcolm Gets, Parker Posey, Chris Kattan, Kristen Schaal, Julie Hagerty, Paul Sand, Noah Segan, Sally Kirkland, Kent Fuher
Director
Director
Craig Chester
Genres
Genres
Comedy, LGBT Comedies, Romantic LGBT, Romantic Comedies, Late Night Comedies, Indie Comedies, Gay, LGBT
Rent The Trip on DVD The Trip
Synopsis
It's 1973, and gay rights activist Tommy Ballenger is about to embark on the journey of a lifetime when he meets an older man, Alan, whose political views skew as far right as Tommy's do left. In spite of their differences, they fall in love.
Cast
Cast
Larry Sullivan, Steve Braun, Ray Baker, James Handy, Dennis Bailey, Alexis Arquette, Sirena Irwin, Jill St. John, Rosemary Alexander
Director
Director
Miles Swain
Genres
Genres
LGBT, Drama, LGBT Dramas, Romantic LGBT, Romantic Dramas, Indie Dramas, 20th Century Period Pieces, Period Pieces
Rent The Children's Hour on DVD The Children's Hour
Synopsis
In this daring drama, Karen and Martha are the headmistresses of an exclusive school for girls. When they discipline a malicious little girl, the vindictive child twists an overheard comment into slander and accuses her teachers of being lesbians. Soon the scandalous gossip engulfs the school's community, with repercussions that are swift, crushing and tragic.
Cast
Cast
Audrey Hepburn, Shirley MacLaine, James Garner, Miriam Hopkins, Fay Bainter, Karen Balkin, Veronica Cartwright, Mimi Gibson, Debbie Moldow, Diane Mountford, William Mims
Director
Director
William Wyler
Genres
Genres
Classics, Classic Dramas, Dramas Based on Classic Literature, LGBT Dramas, LGBT, Lesbian
Rent Unfabulous Social Life of Ethan Green on DVD Unfabulous Social Life of Ethan Green
Synopsis
Ethan Green has no problem finding guys who want to sleep with him or even date him, but finding someone to settle down with is another story. Given three choices, will he find a Mr. Right, or is he destined to have an unfabulous existence?
Cast
Cast
Meredith Baxter, Daniel Letterle, David Monahan, Diego Serrano, Dean Shelton, Rebecca Lowman, Joel Brooks, Richard Riehle, Shanola Hampton, Scott Atkinson, Ramon De Ocampo, Mariah Bess, Boti Bliss
Director
Director
George Bamber
Genres
Genres
LGBT, LGBT Comedies, Romantic LGBT, Gay
Rent The Celluloid Closet on DVD The Celluloid Closet
Synopsis
Narrated by Lily Tomlin, this acclaimed documentary takes its name from Vito Russo's groundbreaking book. The filmmakers examine the subtext of more than 100 Hollywood movies -- including Spartacus, Rope and Thelma and Louise -- and chart the cinematic journey of lesbian and gay characters. Film clips are paired with director, producer and actor interviews featuring, among others, Gore Vidal, Tom Hanks and Whoopi Goldberg.
Cast
Cast
Tony Curtis, Lily Tomlin, Harvey Fierstein, Whoopi Goldberg, Tom Hanks, Shirley MacLaine, Susan Sarandon
Director
Director
Rob Epstein, Jeffrey Friedman
Genres
Genres
LGBT, Social & Cultural Documentaries, Historical Documentaries, Indie Documentaries
Rent C.R.A.Z.Y. on DVD C.R.A.Z.Y.
Synopsis
There are five boys in the Beaulieu family -- Christian, Raymond, Antoine, Zachary and Yvan. But Zac (played by Emile Vallee and Marc-Andre Grondin) is the only one who's gay. That's why growing up in Montreal alongside his heterosexual brothers and his strict, emotionally distant father (Michel Cote) proves especially challenging for the blossoming outsider, who finds solace in the music of Pink Floyd, the Rolling Stones and David Bowie.
Cast
Cast
Michel Cote, Marc-André Grondin, Danielle Proulx, Emile Vallee, Pierre-Luc Brillant, Maxime Tremblay, Alex Gravel, Natasha Thompson, Johanne Lebrun, Mariloup Wolfe, Francis Ducharme
Director
Director
Jean-Marc Vallee
Genres
Genres
Drama, Indie Dramas, LGBT Dramas, LGBT, French Language
Rent Show Me Love on DVD Show Me Love
Synopsis
Elin (Alexandra Dahlstrom) and Agnes (Rebecka Liljeberg) are social opposites. While Elin is gorgeous, lively and wildly popular at school, Agnes is sullen, lonely and rejected as a nerdy lesbian. But when Agnes develops a crush on Elin, the exploration of love between them alleviates Elin's perpetual boredom. This Swedish award-winner reflects the joy and pain of relationships, the insecurity of youth and the courage it takes to be different.
Cast
Cast
Alexandra Dahlström, Rebecca Liljeberg, Erica Carlson, Mathias Rust, Stefan Horberg, Ralph Carlsson
Director
Director
Lukas Moodysson
Genres
Genres
Foreign, LGBT, Lesbian, LGBT Dramas, Romantic LGBT, Romantic Dramas, Scandinavia, Swedish Language, Foreign Regions, Foreign Languages
Rent Outrage on DVD Outrage
Synopsis
Oscar-nominated documentary filmmaker Kirby Dick sets out to expose the hypocrisy of gay politicians who passionately criticize the LGBT community in public while concealing their own sexual orientation.
Cast
Cast
Tony Kushner, Larry Kramer, Barney Frank, Andrew Sullivan
Director
Director
Kirby Dick
Genres
Genres
Documentary, Political Documentaries, LGBT
Rent Trick on DVD Trick
Synopsis
Christian Campbell stars as Gabriel, a disconsolate, aspiring, gay Broadway songwriter who hits the club scene to forget his troubles and gets more than he bargained for. Heading home on the subway, he runs into Mark (Jean Paul Pitoc), one of the club's muscle-bound dancers. Mutually intent on a one-night stand, the two try to get jiggy, only to be foiled by visitors, roommates, pets, et al. Along the way, lust gives way to emotional bonding.
Cast
Cast
Christian Campbell, Tori Spelling, John Paul Pitoc, Brad Beyer, Lacey Kohl, Abbey Hope, Becky Caldwell, Will Keenan, Joey Dedio
Director
Director
Jim Fall
Genres
Genres
Comedy, LGBT, Romantic LGBT, LGBT Comedies
Rent Eating Out 2: Sloppy Seconds on DVD Eating Out 2: Sloppy Seconds
Synopsis
After his self-centered boyfriend throws him over, rebounding college student Kyle turns his attention to Troy, a sexually ambivalent male model. But someone else also has his sights set on Troy -- none other than Kyle's ex.
Cast
Cast
Jim Verraros, Emily Brooke Hands, Rebekah Kochan, Brett Chukerman, Marco Dapper, Scott Vickaryous, Mink Stole, Adrian Quinonez, James Michael Bobby, Joseph Morales, Michael Serrato, Sarah Lilly, Andrew Ley, Jessie Gold, Larry Laboe, Rachel Nicholas James
Director
Director
Phillip Bartell
Genres
Genres
LGBT, LGBT Comedies, Romantic LGBT, Indie LGBT, Gay
Rent Cowboys & Angels on DVD Cowboys & Angels
Synopsis
A shy 20-something who longs to attend art school and become an illustrator finds an apartment in Limerick with a flamboyant flatmate -- a gay fashion-design student who works wonders in pulling him out of his shell via a "mahvelous" makeover.
Cast
Cast
Michael Legge, Allen Leech , Amy Shiels, David Murray, Frank Kelly, Colm Coogan, Sean Power, Alvaro Lucchesi, Frank Coughlan, Nigel Mercier
Director
Director
David Gleeson
Genres
Genres
Drama, LGBT, United Kingdom, LGBT Comedies, Indie LGBT, Gay, Foreign Regions
Rent Will & Grace on DVD Will & Grace
Synopsis
Will (Eric McCormack) and Grace (Debra Messing) are a different kind of odd couple in this Emmy-winning sitcom that ran for eight successful seasons on NBC. For one thing, they're both looking for Mr. Right, which makes their living arrangement a lot less awkward than it could be. For another, they've got some of the most entertaining sidekicks in TV history: cocktail-swilling Karen (Megan Mullally) and her flamboyant boy toy, Jack (Sean Hayes).
Cast
Cast
Eric McCormack, Debra Messing, Megan Mullally, Sean Hayes, Shelley Morrison
Director
Director
Genres
Genres
TV Shows, TV Comedies, TV Sitcoms, LGBT, Lifetime, NBC
Rent Torch Song Trilogy on DVD Torch Song Trilogy
Synopsis
This film adaptation of Harvey Fierstein's Tony Award-winning Broadway play traces three distinct episodes over a 10-year period in the life of a middle-aged gay man as he tries to find a lasting relationship.
Cast
Cast
Matthew Broderick, Anne Bancroft, Harvey Fierstein, Brian Kerwin, Karen Young
Director
Director
Paul Bogart
Genres
Genres
Comedy, LGBT Comedies, Gay, LGBT
Rent Naked Boys Singing! on DVD Naked Boys Singing!
Synopsis
As the title suggests, naked boys do sing (and dance) in this campy big-screen adaptation of one of the longest-running and most lascivious off-Broadway musical revues ever produced, spotlighting songs such as "The Bliss of a Bris."
Cast
Cast
Kevin Alexander Stea, Joe Souza, Jason Currie, Phong Truong, Anthony Manough, Andrew Blake Ames, Vincent Zamora, Jaymes Hodges, Joseph Keane, Salvatore Vassallo
Director
Director
Robert Schrock, Troy Christian
Genres
Genres
LGBT, Contemporary Stage Musicals, LGBT Comedies, Theatrical Performances, Musicals, Theater Arts, Gay
Rent Pariah on DVD Pariah
Synopsis
Though she acts in a traditional, feminine way around her religious parents, Bronx teenage lesbian Alike comfortably expresses her sexuality among her friends. Eventually, her worlds will collide and Alike will have to fully embrace her true self.
Cast
Cast
Adepero Oduye, Pernell Walker, Aasha Davis, Charles Parnell, Sahra Mellesse, Kim Wayans, Shamika Cotton, Raymond Anthony Thomas
Director
Director
Dee Rees
Genres
Genres
Drama, LGBT, Indie Dramas, LGBT Dramas, Lesbian
Rent Poster Boy on DVD Poster Boy
Synopsis
When Henry (Matt Newton) -- the closeted son of right-wing Sen. Jack Kray (Michael Lerner) -- sleeps with a gay activist (Jack Noseworthy), he shakes up his father's bid for reelection. If the media learns of Henry's sexual orientation, will the news tank his dad's career and their relationship? Karen Allen, Valerie Geffner and Ian Reed Kesler co-star in first-time director Zak Tucker's dramatic coming-out tale.
Cast
Cast
Karen Allen, Jack Noseworthy, Matt Newton, Michael Lerner, Valerie Geffner, Ian Reed Kesler
Director
Director
Zak Tucker
Genres
Genres
Drama, Gay, LGBT, LGBT Dramas, Political Dramas
Rent Another Gay Sequel: Gays Gone Wild! on DVD Another Gay Sequel: Gays Gone Wild!
Synopsis
In this outrageous sequel to Another Gay Movie, best friends Andy (Jake Mosser), Nico (Jonah Blechman), Jarod (Jimmy Clabots) and Griff (Aaron Michael Davies) enjoy a crazy spring break in Fort Lauderdale when they compete in a "Gays Gone Wild" contest to see who can bed the most hunks. In order to come out on top, they'll have to conquer giant genital crabs and evil gay frat boys. This campy comedy also features RuPaul and Perez Hilton.
Cast
Cast
Jonah Blechman, Jake Mosser, Aaron Michael Davies, Jimmy Clabots, RuPaul, Perez Hilton, Scott Thompson, Michael Lucas, Amanda Lepore
Director
Director
Todd Stephens
Genres
Genres
LGBT, Comedy, LGBT Comedies, Spoofs and Satire, Late Night Comedies, Gay
Rent Circumstance on DVD Circumstance
Synopsis
Vivacious young Iranian girls Atafeh and Shireen discover their burgeoning sexuality, struggling with their desires and the boundaries placed upon them by the world they were born into.
Cast
Cast
Nikohl Boosheri, Sarah Kazemy, Reza Sixo Safai, Soheil Parsa, Nasrin Pakkho, Amir Barghashi, Fariborz Daftari, Keon Mohajeri, Sina Amedson, Amir Hossein Soleimani, Siro Fazlian
Director
Director
Maryam Keshavarz
Genres
Genres
Drama, LGBT, Romantic Dramas, Steamy Romance, LGBT Dramas, Indie Dramas, Romantic LGBT, Indie Romance, Lesbian, Foreign Dramas, Foreign Steamy Romance, Foreign LGBT, Foreign Romance, Foreign Languages, Iran
Rent 2 Girls in Love on DVD 2 Girls in Love
Synopsis
While working part-time at her aunt's gas station, defiant tomboy Randy Dean falls in love with Evie Roy, a rich, straight honor student who's already in a relationship. The two girls navigate the magical and confusing world of young love.
Cast
Cast
Laurel Holloman, Nicole Ari Parker, Dale Dickey, Stephanie Berry, Maggie Moore, Kate Stafford, Sabrina Artel, Toby Poser, Nelson Rodriguez
Director
Director
Maria Maggenti
Genres
Genres
LGBT, Independent, LGBT Comedies, Indie Comedies, Romantic LGBT, Indie Romance, Lesbian, Indie LGBT
Rent Rock Haven on DVD Rock Haven
Synopsis
When the religiously devout Brady (Sean Hoagland) moves to a new town with his mother (Laura Jane Coles) and begins spending time with his handsome neighbor, Clifford (Owen Alabado), their mutual attraction forces Brady to confront his true desires. But with Brady about to enter a religious college, he finds that his plans for the immediate future stand in direct contrast to his emerging sexuality.
Cast
Cast
Erin Daly, Sean Hoagland, Owen Alabado, Laura Jane Coles, Katheryn Hecht
Director
Director
David Lewis
Genres
Genres
LGBT, LGBT Dramas, Indie Dramas, Romantic LGBT, Indie Romance, Gay
Rent The World Unseen on DVD The World Unseen
Synopsis
In a world where boundaries are rigidly defined, two wildly different women tentatively cross them in this story that focuses on their budding romance in apartheid South Africa. One (Sheetal Sheth) is a taxi-driving, café-owning rebel; the other (Lisa Ray) is a devoted mother and wife. Both learn lessons about themselves and their lives in their journey toward each other in this film from novelist-turned-director Shamim Sarif.
Cast
Cast
Lisa Ray, Sheetal Sheth, Parvin Dabas, Nandana Sen, David Dennis, Grethe Fox, Colin Moss, Bernard White, Amber Rose Revah, Rajesh Gopie, Natalie Becker
Director
Director
Shamim Sarif
Genres
Genres
Drama, LGBT, Social Issue Dramas, Romantic Dramas, 20th Century Period Pieces, LGBT Dramas, Romantic LGBT, Lesbian, Period Pieces, United Kingdom
Rent 200 American on DVD 200 American
Synopsis
Newly arrived in New York and in need of money, Aussie native Ian (Sean Matic) finds himself caught up in the seedier side of corporate life. Ian is hired by Conrad (Matt Walton), who's looking for a temporary lover to fill the void after a breakup. Conrad really takes a shine to Ian and gives him a job at his ad agency, but complications arise when Ian falls for his new boss. Mark Ford, Justin Durishin and Anthony Ames co-star.
Cast
Cast
Sean Matic, Matt Walton, Anthony Ames, Spencer Aste, Justin Durishin, Mark Ford, Gail Herendeen, John-Dylan Howard, Constance Reardon
Director
Director
Richard LeMay
Genres
Genres
LGBT, LGBT Dramas, Romantic LGBT, Indie LGBT, Gay
Rent Burnt Money on DVD Burnt Money
Synopsis
Set in 1965, Burnt Money (released in Argentina as Plata Quemada) tells the true story of Angel and Sam, gay lovers who turn to crime, bank robbery and murder, holding Argentina and Uruguay in suspense as they lead the authorities on a two-month-long manhunt. Delicately balanced between gripping action and tender romance, director Marcelo Piñeyro's film premiered at the 2000 Toronto International Film Festival.
Cast
Cast
Eduardo Noriega, Leonardo Sbaraglia, Pablo Echarri, Leticia Brédice, Ricardo Bartis, Dolores Fonzi, Héctor Alterio
Director
Director
Marcelo Piñeyro
Genres
Genres
Foreign, LGBT, Gay, LGBT Dramas, Argentina, Foreign Romance, Spanish Language, Foreign Dramas, Foreign LGBT, Foreign Regions, Foreign Languages
Rent Food of Love on DVD Food of Love
Synopsis
Ventura Pons writes and directs Food of Love, adapting the novel "The Tale of Love" by David Leavitt, which tells the complex story of a love affair between an 18-year-old man and his much older mentor. Paul (Kevin Bishop) is a music student working as an assistant for classical pianist Richard (Paul Rhys). The two meet in Barcelona and begin a passionate tryst, but they must contend with the disapproval of Paul's mother and Richard's boyfriend.
Cast
Cast
Juliet Stevenson, Paul Rhys, Allan Corduner, Kevin Bishop, Geraldine McEwan, Leslie Charles, Craig Hill, Pamela Field, Naim Thomas, Mingo Rafols, Pepa Lopez, Manu Fullola, Sue Flack
Director
Director
Ventura Pons
Genres
Genres
LGBT, LGBT Dramas, Spain, Romantic LGBT, Dramas Based on Contemporary Literature, Dramas Based on the Book, Gay, Foreign Regions
Rent Dante's Cove on DVD Dante's Cove
Synopsis
Beautiful dreamers of every persuasion make the historic Hotel Dante their home, but when adventurous Kevin (Gregory Michael) follows boyfriend Toby (Charlie David) there, he alone hears the mystical call issuing from the house's tortured depths. In this deliciously Gothic soap, Kevin is lured to the basement lair of 160-year-old sorcerer Ambrosius Vallin (William Gregory Lee), and it's up to the Dante's intrepid residents to break Vallin's spell.
Cast
Cast
William Gregory Lee, Gregory Michael, Tracy Scoggins, Charlie David, Thea Gill, Jon Fleming, Nadine Heimann, Michelle Wolff, Jill Bennett, Gabriel Romero
Director
Director
Genres
Genres
TV Shows, LGBT, TV Sci-Fi & Fantasy, TV Soaps
Rent The Next Best Thing on DVD The Next Best Thing
Synopsis
Abbie and Robert are single friends who never let sex get between them -- it's never been an issue, as he's gay. But one night, a little too much wine leads to an unexpected tryst. Abbie decides to keep the baby, and Robert offers to help raise it.
Cast
Cast
Madonna, Rupert Everett, Benjamin Bratt, Illeana Douglas, Michael Vartan, Josef Sommer, Malcolm Stumpf, Lynn Redgrave, Neil Patrick Harris, Mark Valley, Stacy Edwards, John Carroll Lynch
Director
Director
John Schlesinger
Genres
Genres
Drama, LGBT, LGBT Dramas, Tearjerkers
Rent Defying Gravity on DVD Defying Gravity
Synopsis
Frat boy Griff (Daniel Chilson), who works hard to keep his brothers in the dark about his intimate encounters with Pete (Don Handfield), is forced to come to terms with his sexual identity in this touching drama. Pete, who left the frat house for a more liberating off-campus life, wants a real relationship, while Griff claims he only wants sex. But when gay-bashing thugs beat Pete into a coma, Griff must face his true feelings for him.
Cast
Cast
Daniel Chilson, Niklaus Lange, Don Handfield, Linna Carter, Seabass Diamond
Director
Director
John Keitel
Genres
Genres
LGBT, LGBT Dramas, Romantic LGBT
Rent Loving Annabelle on DVD Loving Annabelle
Synopsis
An esteemed young poetry teacher at a Catholic boarding school risks everything when she engages in a feverish affair with a female student in this controversial story of forbidden love.
Cast
Cast
Erin Kelly, Diane Gaidry, Laura Breckenridge, Michelle Horn, Gustine Fudickar, Ilene Graff, Kevin McCarthy, Markus Flanagan
Director
Director
Katherine Brooks
Genres
Genres
Drama, LGBT, Romantic Dramas, Romantic LGBT, LGBT Dramas, Lesbian
Rent Touch of Pink on DVD Touch of Pink
Synopsis
Alim (Jimi Mistry) moves from Canada to London so he can be out and proud without worrying about what his conservative mother, Nuru (Suleka Mathew), will think. There, he lives a carefree life with his boyfriend, Giles (Kristen Holden-Ried) ... until his mother announces she's coming for a visit. Alim's forced to hide any evidence that he's dating a white man instead of the nice Muslim girl his mother dreams of.
Cast
Cast
Jimi Mistry, Kyle MacLachlan, Suleka Mathew, Kristen Holden-Ried, Veena Sood, Brian George, Liisa Repo-Martell, Raoul Bhaneja, Malika Mendez, Linda Thorson
Director
Director
Ian Iqbal Rashid
Genres
Genres
Comedy, LGBT, LGBT Comedies, Romantic LGBT, Indie LGBT
Rent Dirty Laundry on DVD Dirty Laundry
Synopsis
Talented, gay and African-American, Patrick (Rockmond Dunbar) is a rising journalist at a New York City magazine who suddenly must confront his Southern roots and a mother not yet comfortable with her son's choices and sexual identity. Patrick and his partner's perfectly cosmopolitan world is shattered when an unexpected knock at their door brings to the forefront the issue of lifestyle acceptance within the down-home community of his youth.
Cast
Cast
Rockmond Dunbar, Jenifer Lewis, Veronica Webb, Loretta Devine, Alec Mapa, Sommore, Gregory Alan Williams, Joey Costello
Director
Director
Maurice Jamal
Genres
Genres
Independent, Indie Comedies, Indie Dramas, LGBT, LGBT Comedies, Gay
Rent Back Soon on DVD Back Soon
Synopsis
In the wake of his wife's death, Logan (Windham Beacham) becomes fast friends with Gil (Matthew Montgomery). But after a drunken night together ends with the two straight men sharing a steamy bed, the two must reexamine their sexual identities as they forge a new relationship. Writer-director Rob Williams's touching and surprising drama won the Alternative Spirit Award at the 2007 Rhode Island International Film Festival.
Cast
Cast
Matthew Montgomery, Maggie Eilertson, Windham Beacham, Artie O'Daly, Bret Wolfe, Kelly Keaton, Bethany Dotson
Director
Director
Rob Williams
Genres
Genres
LGBT, LGBT Dramas, Romantic LGBT, Gay
Rent East Side Story on DVD East Side Story
Synopsis
Dutiful grandson Diego Campos (René Alvarado) helps run the family restaurant, hides his gay relationships from his traditional Latino family and faces cultural changes to his ethnic enclave in this film festival favorite set in East Los Angeles. Diego finds himself navigating uncharted territory when his amorous aunt (Gladys Jimenez) puts the moves on his boyfriend (David Berón) and an influx of gay white men moves into the neighborhood.
Cast
Cast
Luis Accinelli, Andrea Zafra, René Alvarado, Cory Schneider, Luis Raul Martinez, David Berón, Gladys Jimenez, Steve Callahan, Anthony Fitzgerald, Michael Cassady, Yelyna De Leon, Dominic Ceci, Irene DeBari
Director
Director
Carlos Portugal
Genres
Genres
LGBT, Romantic LGBT, LGBT Dramas, LGBT Comedies, Gay
Rent You'll Get Over It on DVD You'll Get Over It
Synopsis
Gay teenager Vincent (Julien Baumgartner) is comfortably in the closet -- he's popular, he's a star athlete and he has a cute girlfriend (Julia Maraval) who loves him. But he's also been secretly hooking up with an older guy (Nils Ohlund). When Vincent is outed by a new student (Jérémie Elkaïm), he struggles to cope with the drastic changes the revelation sets into motion -- including completely redefined relationships with his friends and family.
Cast
Cast
Julien Baumgartner, Julia Maraval, Francois Comar, Jeremie Elkaim, Patrick Bonnel, Christiane Millet, Antoine Michel, Nils Ohlund
Director
Director
Fabrice Cazeneuve
Genres
Genres
Foreign, LGBT Dramas, LGBT, French Language, France, Foreign LGBT, Foreign Regions, Foreign Languages
Rent The Gymnast on DVD The Gymnast
Synopsis
When an injury ends her career as a gymnast, Jane falls back into lackluster job and a passionless marriage. That is, until she begins work on an aerial act with another beautiful gymnast and feels the stirrings of unexpected love.
Cast
Cast
Dreya Weber, Addie Yungmee, John Lee Ames, Andrew Ableson, David De Simone, Ronald Drewes, Paul A. Hicks, Tony Horton, Amy Lemons
Director
Director
Ned Farr
Genres
Genres
LGBT, Romantic LGBT, LGBT Dramas, Indie LGBT, Lesbian
Rent Small Town Gay Bar on DVD Small Town Gay Bar
Synopsis
Despite the collective outings of Ellen DeGeneres, Elton John, Rosie O'Donnell and Olympic diver Greg Louganis, homophobia is alive and well -- especially in the small towns of the Deep South. Focusing on the day-to-day struggles of two Mississippi gay bars and the grateful patrons who often travel hundreds of miles to find them, filmmaker Malcolm Ingram reveals a surprisingly close community that treats its residents like family members.
Cast
Cast
Director
Director
Malcolm Ingram
Genres
Genres
Documentary, Social & Cultural Documentaries, Indie Documentaries, LGBT
Rent Another Country on DVD Another Country
Synopsis
Guy Bennett, a young gay man attending boarding school in 1930s England, yearns to ascend the social ladder. Yet his plans are waylaid by the attentions of an attractive classmate. Bennett soon ascertains that forbidden love and ambition don't mix.
Cast
Cast
Rupert Everett, Cary Elwes, Colin Firth, Michael Jenn, Robert Addie, Rupert Wainwright, Tristan Oliver, Frederick Alexander
Director
Director
Marek Kanievska
Genres
Genres
Drama, LGBT, Romantic Dramas, LGBT Dramas, Gay, United Kingdom, Foreign Regions
Rent Dorian Blues on DVD Dorian Blues
Synopsis
A closeted gay high schooler on the verge of college lets it all hang out in this witty tale. After hiding his feelings forever, Dorian can't wait to move to New York City, but before he leaves, something inside him snaps.
Cast
Cast
Michael McMillian, Lea Coco, Steven C. Fletcher, Mo Quigley, Austin Basis, Ryan Kelly Berkowitz, Chris Dallman, Carl Dana, Leslie Elliard, Sian Heder
Director
Director
Tennyson Bardwell
Genres
Genres
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Rent Chris & Don: A Love Story on DVD Chris & Don: A Love Story
Synopsis
The relationship between author Christopher Isherwood and artist Don Bachardy is chronicled in this documentary through home movies, interviews and readings from Isherwood's journal.
Cast
Cast
Christopher Isherwood, Don Bachardy, Ted Bachardy, James Berg, John Boorman, Katherine Bucknell, Leslie Caron, Chris Freeman, Sara S. Hodson, Liza Minnelli
Director
Director
Tina Mascara, Guido Santi
Genres
Genres
Documentary, Biographical Documentaries, Social & Cultural Documentaries, LGBT, Gay
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