What Are The Best LGBTQ+ Films on Netflix Canada 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 Canada (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 Canada as of today (22nd June 2021):

1) Super Deluxe
New on Netflix Rating: 81.33%
Year: 2019
Duration: 2hr 55m
Genre: LGBTQ Films, Indian, Tamil-language Films, Comedies, Dramas, Thrillers, LGBTQ Comedies, LGBTQ Dramas
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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2) Dear Ex
New on Netflix Rating: 78.67%
Year: 2018
Duration: 1hr 39m
Genre: Taiwanese, Romantic Comedies, LGBTQ Films, Chinese Films, Comedies, Dramas, LGBTQ Comedies, LGBTQ Dramas
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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3) Holding the Man
New on Netflix Rating: 78.25%
Year: 2015
Duration: 2hr 7m
Genre: Australian, LGBTQ Films, Films Based on Real Life, Films Based on Books, Dramas, LGBTQ 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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4) The Half Of It
New on Netflix Rating: 78%
Year: 2020
Duration: 1hr 45m
Genre: Romantic Comedies, LGBTQ Films, Teen Films, Comedies, Dramas, LGBTQ Comedies, LGBTQ 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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5) Your Name Engraved Herein
New on Netflix Rating: 77.5%
Year: 2020
Duration: 1hr 54m
Genre: Taiwanese, LGBTQ Films, Chinese Films, Dramas, LGBTQ 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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6) 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, LGBTQ 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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7) Girl
New on Netflix Rating: 75.5%
Year: 2019
Duration: 1hr 45m
Genre: Belgian, LGBTQ Films, Dramas, LGBTQ Dramas
Fifteen-year-old ballet dancer Lara faces physical and emotional hurdles as she prepares for gender confirmation surgery. Inspired by a true story.
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8) Professor Marston and the Wonder Women
New on Netflix Rating: 74.75%
Year: 2017
Duration: 1hr 48m
Genre: LGBTQ Films, Dramas, LGBTQ Dramas
A respected Harvard psychologist conceals a secret double life as one-third of a polyamorous relationship — and the creator of “Wonder Woman.”
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9) Straight Up
New on Netflix Rating: 74.5%
Year: 2020
Duration: 1hr 36m
Genre: Romantic Comedies, LGBTQ Films, Comedies, LGBTQ Comedies, Independent Films, Romantic Films, Quirky Romance
When a gay brainiac with OCD questions his identity, he enters a romantic relationship with a woman, leaving sex and physical intimacy out of it.
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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, LGBTQ 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) Dating Amber
New on Netflix Rating: 74%
Year: 2020
Duration: 1hr 32m
Genre: Irish, LGBTQ Films, Teen Films, Comedies, Dramas, LGBTQ Comedies, LGBTQ Dramas
Two high schoolers learn about life, sexuality and self-discovery when they decide to fake a relationship to try and fit in.
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12) Disobedience
New on Netflix Rating: 73.25%
Year: 2017
Duration: 1hr 54m
Genre: British, LGBTQ Films, Films Based on Books, Dramas, LGBTQ 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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13) Summerland
New on Netflix Rating: 72.75%
Year: 2020
Duration: 1hr 39m
Genre: British, LGBTQ Films, Dramas, LGBTQ Dramas, Romantic Films
Irritable writer Alice finds her life disrupted by the arrival of wartime evacuee Frank, a London schoolboy who slowly melts her frozen reserve.
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14) Boy Erased
New on Netflix Rating: 72.25%
Year: 2018
Duration: 1hr 55m
Genre: LGBTQ Films, Films Based on Books, Dramas, LGBTQ Dramas, Independent Films
Sent to conversion therapy by his faith-based parents, a young man struggles to reconcile his sexual identity with his family’s Christian beliefs.
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15) The Boys in the Band
New on Netflix Rating: 72.25%
Year: 2020
Duration: 2hr 2m
Genre: LGBTQ Films, Dramas, LGBTQ 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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16) Other People
New on Netflix Rating: 71.6%
Year: 2016
Duration: 1hr 37m
Genre: LGBTQ Films, Comedies, Dramas, LGBTQ Comedies, LGBTQ 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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17) Handsome Devil
New on Netflix Rating: 71.25%
Year: 2016
Duration: 1hr 34m
Genre: Irish, LGBTQ Films, Comedies, Dramas, LGBTQ Comedies, LGBTQ 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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18) Memories of a Teenager
New on Netflix Rating: 70.5%
Year: 2019
Duration: 1hr 37m
Genre: Argentinian, LGBTQ Films, Films Based on Real Life, Teen Films, Films Based on Books, Dramas, LGBTQ Dramas
To cope with a friend’s death, a teen blogs about his daily life but falls further into an existential crisis while experiencing a sexual awakening.
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19) Mosquita y Mari
New on Netflix Rating: 70.5%
Year: 2012
Duration: 1hr 25m
Genre: LGBTQ Films, Dramas, LGBTQ Dramas, Independent Films, Romantic Films
Neighbors but by no means friends, high schoolers Yolanda and Mari discover a bond and an attraction when they’re made study partners.
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20) Alice Junior
New on Netflix Rating: 69.5%
Year: 2019
Duration: 1hr 27m
Genre: Brazilian, LGBTQ Films, Teen Films, Comedies, LGBTQ 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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And the runners up…: Edge of Seventeen (1998)Ana e Vitória (2018)I am Jonas (2019)Alex Strangelove (2018)Alexandria: Again and Forever (1989)Loev (2015)The Tree of Blood (2018)The Perfection (2019)Bwakaw (2012)Almost Love (2020)

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