What Are The Best LGBTQ+ Films on Netflix Australia Right Now? (22nd June 2021) #Pride2021

Netflix have thousands of films available on their streaming service including may LGBTQ+ themed films – but how do you know which ones are worth watching? Well, as it’s Pride Month we thought we would put together a list of the top 20 highest rated LGBTQ+ movies on Netflix Australia (according to our unique rating system) – why not take a look and let us know which are your favourites?

So, without further ado here are twenty of the best LGBTQ+ movies on Netflix Australia as of today (22nd June 2021):

1) Call Me by Your Name
New on Netflix Rating: 87.25%
Year: 2017
Duration: 2hr 11m
Genre: Italian, LGBTQ Films, Films Based on Books, Dramas, Independent Films, Romantic Films
In the summer of 1983, 17-year-old Elio forms a life-changing bond with his father’s charismatic research assistant Oliver in the Italian countryside.
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2) God’s Own Country
New on Netflix Rating: 84.5%
Year: 2017
Duration: 1hr 44m
Genre: British, LGBTQ Films, Dramas, Independent Films, Romantic Films
In Yorkshire, a withdrawn gay farmer begins a torrid affair with a Romanian migrant worker who shows him the depths of his capacity for affection.
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3) Brokeback Mountain
New on Netflix Rating: 82.25%
Year: 2005
Duration: 2hr 14m
Genre: LGBTQ Films, Films Based on Books, Dramas, Romantic Films
Two sheepherders in 1963 Wyoming become involved in an increasingly passionate affair, but hiding the relationship from their wives proves agonizing.
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4) Super Deluxe
New on Netflix Rating: 81.33%
Year: 2019
Duration: 2hr 55m
Genre: LGBTQ Films, Indian, Tamil-language Films, Comedies, Dramas, Thrillers
Sex, stigma and spirituality merge in these eccentric stories of an angsty teenager, an unfaithful wife and a transgender woman returning to her past.
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5) Dear Ex
New on Netflix Rating: 78.67%
Year: 2018
Duration: 1hr 39m
Genre: Taiwanese, Romantic Comedies, LGBTQ Films, Chinese Films, Comedies, Dramas, Romantic Films
A teen navigates a bitter feud between his willful mom and a free-spirited man, who’s the lover and insurance beneficiary of his recently deceased dad.
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6) The Half Of It
New on Netflix Rating: 78%
Year: 2020
Duration: 1hr 45m
Genre: Romantic Comedies, LGBTQ Films, Teen Films, Comedies, Dramas, Romantic Films
When smart but cash-strapped teen Ellie Chu agrees to write a love letter for a jock, she doesn’t expect to become his friend — or fall for his crush.
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7) Holding the Man
New on Netflix Rating: 77.67%
Year: 2015
Duration: 2hr 7m
Genre: Australian, LGBTQ Films, Films Based on Real Life, Films Based on Books, Dramas, Romantic Films
In 1970s Australia, two teen boys fall in love with each other and defeat obstacles to their 15-year relationship, until a new crisis comes their way.
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8) Your Name Engraved Herein
New on Netflix Rating: 77.5%
Year: 2020
Duration: 1hr 54m
Genre: Taiwanese, LGBTQ Films, Chinese Films, Dramas, Romantic Films
In 1987, as martial law ends in Taiwan, Jia-han and Birdy fall in love amid family pressure, homophobia and social stigma.
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9) Rocko’s Modern Life: Static Cling
New on Netflix Rating: 76.33%
Year: 2019
Duration: 45m
Genre: Kids’ Music, LGBTQ Films, Children & Family Films, Comedies
After 20 years in space, Rocko struggles to adjust to life in 21st century O-Town and makes it his mission to get his favorite show back on the air.
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10) Dance of the Forty One
New on Netflix Rating: 74%
Year: 2021
Duration: 1hr 39m
Genre: Mexican, LGBTQ Films, Films Based on Real Life, Period Pieces, Dramas, Independent Films, Romantic Films
A gay congressman marries the Mexican president’s daughter but cavorts with a young man at a secret club. And then scandal hits. Based on a true story.
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11) Disobedience
New on Netflix Rating: 73.25%
Year: 2017
Duration: 1hr 54m
Genre: British, LGBTQ Films, Films Based on Books, Dramas, Independent Films
A New York photographer returns to her former home, an Orthodox Jewish community that shunned her years ago for her attraction to a childhood friend.
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12) Four Minutes
New on Netflix Rating: 72.75%
Year: 2006
Duration: 1hr 55m
Genre: German, LGBTQ Films, Dramas, Music & Musicals
An elderly music teacher who gives piano lessons to prisoners finds a prodigy in a young inmate and devotes herself to developing that talent.
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13) The Boys in the Band
New on Netflix Rating: 72.25%
Year: 2020
Duration: 2hr 2m
Genre: LGBTQ Films, Dramas
At a birthday party in 1968 New York, a surprise guest and a drunken game leave seven gay friends reckoning with unspoken feelings and buried truths.
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14) Rocketman
New on Netflix Rating: 72%
Year: 2019
Duration: 2hr 1m
Genre: Musicals, LGBTQ Films, Films Based on Real Life, Dramas, Music & Musicals
In rehab, pop star Elton John looks back at his humble origins, timeless songs and heady moments of inspiration and excess. Based on his true story.
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15) Other People
New on Netflix Rating: 71.6%
Year: 2016
Duration: 1hr 37m
Genre: LGBTQ Films, Comedies, Dramas, Independent Films
After a bad breakup, a struggling New York comedy writer tries to don a brave face and care for his dying mother in Sacramento.
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16) Handsome Devil
New on Netflix Rating: 71.25%
Year: 2016
Duration: 1hr 34m
Genre: Irish, LGBTQ Films, Comedies, Dramas
A self-described outsider is sent to a rugby-obsessed boarding school, where he forms an unexpected bond with the star player.
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17) Margarita with a Straw
New on Netflix Rating: 69.8%
Year: 2014
Duration: 1hr 40m
Genre: LGBTQ Films, Indian, Dramas, Independent Films, Romantic Films
An Indian woman with cerebral palsy decides to study in New York, where she becomes involved in a life-changing affair with a blind female activist.
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18) Alice Junior
New on Netflix Rating: 69.5%
Year: 2019
Duration: 1hr 27m
Genre: Brazilian, LGBTQ Films, Teen Films, Comedies
In a small town, a trans teen with a vibrant personality shakes up her high school’s conservative ways while trying to secure her first kiss.
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19) Ana e Vitória
New on Netflix Rating: 69%
Year: 2018
Duration: 1hr 56m
Genre: Brazilian, Romantic Comedies, Musicals, LGBTQ Films, Films Based on Real Life, Comedies, Music & Musicals, Romantic Films
After meeting by chance, two young musicians with differing views on love and life record an album that drastically alters their lives.
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20) I am Jonas
New on Netflix Rating: 69%
Year: 2019
Duration: 1hr 22m
Genre: LGBTQ Films, French, Dramas
A turbulent past haunts Jonas, who recalls his teenage love affair with the impulsive, twisted and yet irresistible Nathan.
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And the runners up…: Alex Strangelove (2018)Alexandria: Again and Forever (1989)What Keeps You Alive (2018)Head On (1998)Loev (2015)Teenage Kicks (2016)The Tree of Blood (2018)The Perfection (2019)Bwakaw (2012)Three Generations (2015)

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