Top 7 Gay Movies on Netflix

  • "Keep the Lights On" follows two men in New York City through the highs and lows of their almost decade long relationship. The film was nominated for four Independent Spirit Awards including Best Film, Best Director, and Best Actor.

  • "Were the World Mine" is about a young gay student at an all-boys school who discovers the recipe for the purple love-pansy from "A Midsummer Night's Dream" and uses it to turn the people around him gay. The film won the Grand Jury Award for Outstanding U.S. Dramatic Feature at Outfest 2008. Additionally it won the James Lyon Editing Award for Narrative Feature at the 2008 Woodstock Film Festival.

  • "We Were Here" is an emotional look at the AIDS crisis in San Francisco. The film looks at how it affected the gay community and how they and the city responded to the epidemic. "We Were Here" was an official selection at the 2011 Sundance Film Festival.

  • "Kissing Jessica Stein" is about a woman searching for her ideal man. However, she eventually discovers that she has romantic feelings for a woman. Jennifer Westfeldt wrote and starred in the film. "Kissing Jessica Stein" won the Audience Award for Best Feature Film and a Critics Special Jury Award at the Los Angeles Film Festival.

  • "North Sea Texas" is about a teenage boy who looks for love but finds himself longing for another boy in his neighborhood. This gay coming of age drama won the Silver Zenith for the First Fiction Feature Film and the Fipresci Prize for film in the First Films Competition at the Montreal International Film Festival.

  • Few gay films have received as much critical acclaim and attention as Ang Lee's "Brokeback Mountain." The epic romantic drama follows two men, Ennis and Jack, who met and developed strong emotional feelings toward one another while herding sheep in Wyoming. The film was nominated for eight Oscars making it the most nominated film in 2006.

  • "Weekend" follows Russell, a young gay man, who meets Glen at a bar one night and develops a relationship that will shape the rest of his life. Sex, drugs, alcohol, and pillow talk bring the two men closer together over a weekend as they discover themselves.