What Are The Best LGBTQ+ Films on Netflix USA Right Now? (June 22 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 USA (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 USA as of today (June 22 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) Cloudburst
New on Netflix Rating: 79.33%
Year: 2011
Duration: 1hr 33m
Genre: Canadian, Romantic Comedies, LGBTQ Films, Comedies, Dramas, LGBTQ Comedies, LGBTQ Dramas, Romantic LGBTQ Films
A lesbian couple escapes from their nursing home and heads to Canada to get married. Along the way, they pick up a young male hitchhiker.
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3) Pariah
New on Netflix Rating: 79%
Year: 2011
Duration: 1hr 26m
Genre: LGBTQ Films, Dramas, LGBTQ Dramas, Independent Films
A lesbian teen in the Bronx balances the open expression of her sexuality among her close friends with keeping it hidden from her religious parents.
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4) 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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5) 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 LGBTQ Films, 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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6) A Single Man
New on Netflix Rating: 78%
Year: 2009
Duration: 1hr 40m
Genre: LGBTQ Films, Films Based on Books, Dramas, LGBTQ Dramas, Independent Films
This stream-of-consciousness drama centers on a day in the life of a gay college professor who’s reeling from his longtime lover’s recent death.
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7) 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 LGBTQ 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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8) Your Name Engraved Herein
New on Netflix Rating: 78%
Year: 2020
Duration: 1hr 54m
Genre: Taiwanese, LGBTQ Films, Chinese Films, Dramas, LGBTQ Dramas, Romantic LGBTQ Films, 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, 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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10) 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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11) Straight Up
New on Netflix Rating: 74.5%
Year: 2020
Duration: 1hr 36m
Genre: Romantic Comedies, LGBTQ Films, Comedies, LGBTQ Comedies, Romantic LGBTQ Films, 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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12) 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, Romantic LGBTQ Films, Independent 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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13) Alexandria: Again and Forever
New on Netflix Rating: 73.33%
Year: 1989
Duration: 1hr 49m
Genre: Egyptian, Social Issue Dramas, LGBTQ Films, Middle-Eastern Films, Classic Films, Dramas, LGBTQ Dramas, Romantic LGBTQ Films
At the peak of his career, Yehia joins a hunger strike, becomes smitten and reckons with a creative crisis — but finds a new muse.
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14) 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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15) 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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16) 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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17) 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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18) Mosquita y Mari
New on Netflix Rating: 70.5%
Year: 2012
Duration: 1hr 25m
Genre: LGBTQ Films, Dramas, LGBTQ Dramas, Romantic LGBTQ Films, 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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19) Wish You
New on Netflix Rating: 70%
Year: 2021
Duration: 1hr 41m
Genre: Korean, LGBTQ Films, Dramas, LGBTQ Dramas, Romantic LGBTQ Films, Romantic Films
Singing and dreaming together, a talented singer-songwriter and a same-aged keyboardist add harmony and love to each other’s lives.
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20) The Danish Girl
New on Netflix Rating: 69.75%
Year: 2015
Duration: 1hr 59m
Genre: British, LGBTQ Films, Period Pieces, Films Based on Books, Dramas, LGBTQ Dramas
In 1920s Denmark, married artists embark on a journey of unconditional love when the husband announces his intentions to live life as a woman.
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And the runners up…: Alice Junior (2019)Edge of Seventeen (1998)Ana e Vitória (2018)I am Jonas (2019)I Care a Lot (2021)Lingua Franca (2020)Alex Strangelove (2018)What Keeps You Alive (2018)Loev (2015)The Tree of Blood (2018)

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