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Gay Drama Films On Amazon Prime

There are a number of LGBT films in the Drama genre available from Amazon Prime.

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A Single Man

Description: Drama centres on the day in a life of a gay college professor who is coming to terms with the death of his long-term lover.

Starring: Colin Firth
Released: 2009
Length: 1 Hour 36 Mins
Netflix User Rating: ★★★★1/2
TheGayUK Rating: (Not Rated)


A Remarkable Life

Chelsea (Marie Avgeropoulos) helps Leny (Chris Bruno) overcome his life from a down-spin as his reality comes crashing down after he discovers his wife (Daphne Zuniga) in bed with another woman (Helen Slater).

Starring: Marie Avgeropoulos, Daphne Zuniga, John Hurley’s
Runtime: 1 hour, 35 minutes
Release: 2016
IMDB: 5.9/10


A Very Natural Thing

An important film in the history of American gay filmmaking, “A Very Natural Thing” is considered the first feature film on the gay experience made by an out gay man to receive commercial distribution. The insightful story follows a 26-year-old man, Jason, as he leaves the priesthood and moves to New York City in the hopes of finding a meaningful gay relationship.

Starring: Robert McLane, Curt Gareth
Runtime: 1 hour, 26 minutes
Release Date: 1974
IMDb 6.7/10


Abrupt Decision

Ten minutes after Denis went to his office he was fired and his entire world changed. After twenty years of dedicated service to an indifferent company he knew there has to be more to life than this. A stray dog in the park opened his eyes.

Starring: Steve Callahan, David LaDuca
Runtime: 1 hour, 31 minutes
Release: 2011
IMDB: 5.7/10


Amateur Artist, The

A young girl named Sydney is persuaded by her two older friends to get a tattoo from an amateur artist. Once they arrive at the artist’s house, crazy events start to occur!

Released: 2016
Length: 12mins
Amazon Prime Rating:
TheGayUK Rating: (Not Rated)


Aleksandr’s Price

Aleksandr is an illegal Russian immigrant living alone in New York. Traumatised by the death of his mother, Aleksandr struggles to make ends meet and ultimately turns to escorting. As he descends into the dark world of the New York sex trade, he must also come to terms with who he is. But will his search for himself and a stable home come at a price?


Apart From Hugh

It has been a year since Collin and Hugh first embarked on building a life together. To commemorate the occasion, Hugh has planned a party, not realising that Collin is having second thoughts about staying. Set in the beautiful Pacific Northwest, this quiet drama subtly explores the full complexity of the relationship between these two men.

Starring: David Merwin, Steve Arnold
Runtime: 1 hour, 26 minutes
Release: 1994
IMDB: 5.3/10


Beatific Vision

What does Michael (Michael Vega) do when his lover of fourteen, years, Chad, dies from brain cancer? Michael does not have much time to grieve when Chad as an angel immediately comes back to him. Chad has seen Michael’s future and now takes it upon himself to guide and nudge Michael along his path.

Released: 2016
Length: 1 hour 10 mins
Amazon Prime Rating:
TheGayUK Rating: (Not Rated)


Between Something & Nothing

Joe arrives at the prestigious Rhode Island School of Design and immediately befriends Jennifer. Together they tackle seemingly endless and outlandish art assignments while also exploring the music and drugs of the local scene. Joe secretly pursues love for a hustler, Ramon, while finding inspiration and freedom in his art and his dark side

Starring: Philly Abe, Robert Axel
Runtime: 1 hour, 45 minutes
Release: 2008
IMDB: 4.9/10


Blue Citrus Hearts

Sam and Julian are high school best friends full of vibrant teen angst. This is their bittersweet tale of moving poetry and the unique experience of boy love in Memphis. Sam’s struggle against an abusive father, his oblivious girlfriend, and thoughts of suicide clash while his affection deepens for Julian.

Released: 2016
Length: 1 Hour 27 mins
Amazon Prime Rating: ★
TheGayUK Rating: (Not Rated)


Catalina: A New Kind Of Superhero

Ben is a rising star for a major corporate law firm. By day he wears smart business suits, at night he takes on a new persona – that of Catalina the Superhero Transvestite… The Darth Vader to this Lucy Skywalker hilarious Sci-fi comedy is, Killgarth The Negative, an alien war monger who has landed on Planet Earth and embarked on a vengeful journey to find Catalina.

Released: 2016
Length: 1 hr 34 mins
Amazon Prime Rating: ★1/2
TheGayUK Rating: (Not Rated)


Carol

Description: Starring Cate Blanchett & Rooney Mara and set against the glamorous backdrop of 1950s New York, Carol is an achingly beautiful depiction of love against the odds.

Released: 2015
Length: 1hr 58 mins
Amazon User Rating: ★★★★

TheGayUK Rating: ★★★★


Change of Life

When an evangelical minister’s gay daughter is outed and commits suicide on his radio show, he looks to God for answers and a second chance to make things right. The next day, he awakes to find that time has been rewound and his spirit now inhabits the body of a gay man.

Released: 2016
Length: 1 hr 33 mins
Amazon Prime Rating: ★★
TheGayUK Rating: (Not Rated)


Crutch

David’s life takes a drastic turn for the worst when he is obligated to care for his alcoholic mother and develops a forbidden relationship with a teacher along the way. Forced to deal with this harsh reality, he turns to drugs and alcohol for superficial comfort. CRUTCH is a captivating and brutally honest look into love, loss, lies and darkness.

Released: 2016
Length: 1hr 29mins
Amazon Prime Rating: ★★★★★
TheGayUK Rating: (Not Rated)


Dallas Buyers Club

In 1985 Dallas, electrician and hustler Ron Woodroof works around the system to help AIDS patients get the medication they need after he is himself diagnosed with the disease.

Starring: Matthew McConaughey, Jennifer Garner
Runtime: 1 hour, 56 minutes
Release: 2014
IMDB: 8/10
THEGAYUK RATING: Read our review


David Searching

David (Anthony Rapp) — a young, gay aspiring documentary filmmaker — takes his first tentative steps towards his adult life. His roommate, Gwen (Camryn Manheim), after ending a mysterious marriage, is looking for stability. Together they try to maneuver their way through New York on a search for happiness. Instead, they find bad dates, worse job interviews and bizarre sexual encounters.

Starring: Anthony Rapp, Camryn Manheim, John Cameron Mitchell
Runtime: 1 hour, 44 minutes
Release: 1998
IMDb 6.2/10


Echoes

Daryl Pearson lives with his eccentric Grandmother, Eve, who moved there in the mid-1970’s. Their lives are thrown into turmoil when a large cardboard box arrives with stuff belonging to Daryl’s mother, who has just died of cancer…

Starring: Luke Drewell, Kit Smith, Lillian Green
Runtime: 1 hour, 26 minutes
Release: 2016


Eden’s Curve

Peter heads off to university, where he meets William, a classics major who develops a strong attraction to him. However, Peter becomes romantically involved with his roommate, Joe, and Joe’s girlfriend. After a violent episode, Peter is taken in and protected his poetry professor, Ian, and the two soon fall in love. But when jealousy intrudes, their happiness is threatened.

Starring: Trevor Lissauer, Julio Perillán
Runtime: 1 hour, 31 minutes
Release: 2003
IMDB: 5.2/10


Father Knows

The story is told from the viewpoint of hunky Brad (Cort Donovan) who at the start of this film is scripting his memoirs focusing on the love of his life Ira their awful breakup and Ira s stormy relationship with his parents especially his father who occupies a centrepiece in this melodrama.

Runtime: 1 hour, 15 minutes
Release: 2015


Fight Of The Cardinal

This tightly woven psychological thriller set in the desolate Smoky Mountains involves a volatile city boy, Grady (Ross Beschler), who becomes the proprietor of a resort lodge while a roguish young local, Beetle (David J. Bonner), schemes to take over his life.

Starring: Matthew Montgomery, Ross Beschler, David J. Bonner
Runtime: 1 hour, 26 minutes
Release: 2011
IMDb 4.7/10


Greek Pete

All Pete wants is a nice flat in London, a decent laptop and some good promotional pictures to help him in his trade, being an escort. The process combines genres: fiction and documentary.

Starring: Peter Pittaros, Lewis Wallis, Robert Day
Runtime: 1 Hour 8 minutes
Release: 2009
IMDb 4.9/10


Hiding In The Open

An engaging and thought-provoking film about being lost and trying to find your way .

Released: 2016
Length: 1hr 10 mins
Amazon Prime Rating:
TheGayUK Rating: (Not Rated)

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Hunter

After a night out, Gavin (Jack Falahee) and Amy (Ella Hatamian) return home to their East Village apartment to find a young man (Giles Matthey) passed out on the front steps. Over the course of the weekend, they both vie for the attention of the mysterious and attractive drifter.

Starring: Jack Falahee, Giles Matthey, Ella Hatamian
Runtime: 1 hour, 30 minutes


Impossible Choice

For the minister’s son, Brandon, this is a summer of awakening and acceptance of his homosexuality. For his father, this is a challenge to his roots in the bible.

Released: 2016
Length: 1 hr 51 mins
Amazon Prime Rating: ★★★
TheGayUK Rating: (Not Rated)


Infamous

This witty and moving biopic of Truman Capote, gay novelist and one of New York’s glitterati, describes his obsession with one of the killers of a family of three which lead to his book In Cold Blood.

Starring: Sigourney Weaver, Toby Jones
Runtime: 1 hour, 58 minutes
Release: 2006
IMDB: 7.1/10


Into It

Simon and Rem are depressed and use sex and drugs to try to improve their lives. Despite everything, they keep falling into bad relationships with their drug dealers.

Starring: Bradley Baloff, Richard Jones
Runtime: 1 hour, 23 minutes
Release: 2006
IMDb 3.7/10


 

Last Dance

When a dancer loses his partner, he goes to the studio to work out his grief. What happens next will break your heart. Last Dance is a dance short film from OutliciousTV and CODECdance

Released: 2016
Length: 3 mins
Amazon Prime Rating: ★★★★★
TheGayUK Rating: (Not Rated)

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Love Me Anyway

A sun-soaked drama about a gay filmmaker falling for a dreamy surfer, a man trying to save his marriage and a young wife exploring the greener grass of an extramarital affair with another woman.

Released: 2016
Length: 1 hr 16 mins
Amazon Prime Rating: ★★★★
TheGayUK Rating: (Not Rated)


Luna Park

Luna Park is the home away from home for the stars of a popular gay porn company while on location. Christi, Luna Park’s mute caretaker, gets his own personal peep shows by hiding in the closets of the residents and watching the actors in their off camera arousal. When Christi gets caught spying on the hunk du-jour, his sister decides to send her streetwise minion Maxwell to clean things up.

Released: 2016
Length: 1 hr 7 mins
Amazon Prime Rating: ★★★★
TheGayUK Rating: (Not Rated)


My Little Friend

A lesbian artist fails to come out to her best friend of 10 years. A few drinks and some sexual tension leads the two friends spiralling towards a blurred line in their relationship. Only Further complicated by one of their neurotic boyfriends.

Released: 2013
Length: 1 hour, 13 minutes
Amazon Prime Rating: ★★★★
TheGayUK Rating: (Not Rated)


My Night with Andrew Cunanan

Inspired by real life events in 1997, the film questions whether a young, gay drunken man’s decisions during a San Francisco encounter with future serial killer Andrew Cunanan could have saved the lives of five men, including fashion icon Gianni Versace.

Released:  2016
Length: 10mins
Amazon Prime Rating: ★★★★
TheGayUK Rating: (Not Rated)


Mulligans

When two college buddies go home for the summer, Tyler’s father finds himself irresistibly attracted to Chase. As the family discovers the scandalous affair the question remains – does their father deserve a second chance?

Starring: Dan Payne, Thea Gill

Runtime: 1 hour, 29 minutes


Next Year In Jerusalem

Manny, devout to his upbringing, is set to marry Rivka, the Rabbi’s daughter. But Manny has a secret only Charlie, an openly gay man in an Orthodox Jewish family can understand.

Starring: Peter J. Byrnes, LinDel Sandlin
Runtime: 1 hour, 43 minutes
Release: 1999
IMDB: 6.3/10


Open

New forms of sex and love emerge in the first American film to ever win the Teddy jury prize at the Berlin Film Festival, OPEN. Not science fiction, but American reality OPEN brings together a cast of real intersex, pandrogynous, and trans people to create a revealing look at the pioneers of the new human experience, and the emerging possibilities for humanity at the dawn of a new millennium.

Released: 2011
Length: 1 hr 27 mins
Amazon Prime Rating: ★★
TheGayUK Rating: (Not Rated)


Phantom Images

Awash in the noise of memory and morphine, Darwin King is unable to project himself into a future that is increasingly finite. Now with the funding for his movie collapsed along with the rest of the economy, all that is left to do is reflect on the life and project he’ll never complete.

Released: 2011
Length: 1 hour, 14 minutes
Amazon Prime Rating:
TheGayUK Rating: (Not Rated)


Praxis

Description:

Released: 2010
Length:1 hr 31 mins
Amazon Prime Rating: ★
TheGayUK Rating: (Not Rated)


Raven’s Touch

Blaming herself for a tragic accident, Raven secludes herself at a remote cabin. In a last ditch effort to save her family Kate takes her teens camping. When their worlds collide, they offer each other intimacy, healing and a new beginning.


The Reunion

Two estranged friends take an emotional and eventful road trip from Los Angeles to Chicago, facing their complicated past along the way. The journey leads to confessions, contradictions, and conflicts as they struggle to reconcile their past and connect with each other. Their road trip becomes an exploration of male friendship, intimacy and a search for one’s identity along the American landscape.

Released: 2015
Length: 1 hour, 19 minutes
Amazon Prime Rating: ★★1/2
TheGayUK Rating: (Not Rated)


Running on Empty Dreams

Sydney has played the part of a devoted wife to her husband for years, but her world is shattered when she meets Jane and is instantly attracted to her. She is quickly overwhelmed with the intensity of her love for Jane and the lustful passion that they share. Now Sydney is faced with a choice between the forbidden love that she craves and the undying love of her husband.

Starring: Kathleen Benner, Rachel Owens
Runtime: 1 hour, 59 minutes
Release: 2010
IMDB: 4.6/10


Room In Rome

Description:

Released:
Length:
Amazon Prime Rating: ★★★★
TheGayUK Rating: (Not Rated)


Saltwater

Description:

Released: 2012
Length: 1 hr 20 mins
Amazon Prime Rating: ★★
TheGayUK Rating: (Not Rated)


The Siren In The Dark

Cameron, a police officer with psychic ability, is called upon to interview an accused teen in hopes of finding the whereabouts of the teen’s abusive gay lover. His investigation leads him into a sordid tale of rape, drugs, sexual obsessions and a mysterious man living on a deserted mountain road. This handsome but deadly siren is a seeker of the lost and the lonely and preys on their addictions.

Released: 2016
Length: 1 hr 19 mins
Amazon Prime Rating: ★★
TheGayUK Rating: (Not Rated)


Sometimes In Life

Jill finds herself torn between focusing on her budding fashion career and feeling insecure about her relationship with her flirtatious girlfriend. Rob, a thirty-something who’s not-so-cultured and jobless, just lost his father and he finds himself doing some soul searching on his slacker lifestyle.

Released: 2010
Length: 1 hour, 13 minutes
Amazon Prime Rating: ★
TheGayUK Rating: (Not Rated)


Straightmen

After being dumped by their girlfriends, best friends Jack and David decide to move in together. David looks forward to their shared bachelor life, but their lives start to change when Jack works up the courage to come out of the closet.

Starring: Ben Redgrave, Ben Berkowitz
Runtime: 1 hour, 40 minutes
Release: 1999
IMDb 4.7/10


Suprise Surprise

A closeted TV star and his much younger disabled lover’s lives take an unexpected twist when they are confronted by the troubled teenaged son he never knew he had.

Released: 2016
Length: 1 hour, 24 minutes
Amazon Prime Rating: ★★★1/2
TheGayUK Rating: (Not Rated)


The Best Man

Moments before his best friend’s wedding, Peter gets one last chance to rekindle mutual feelings long suppressed, but not abandoned. Sometimes the perfect reminder of first love’s passion is a simple kiss from the best man.

Runtime: 14 minutes
Release Date: 2006


The Books of John

Frank finds himself alone after losing his longtime partner suddenly. Months later he finds that his partner had been keeping secret diaries. With the information in the diaries, Frank delves into his lover’s past in an attempt to get to know more about the man that he never really knew.

Released: 2016
Length: 1 hr 29 mins
Amazon Prime Rating: ★★★
TheGayUK Rating: (Not Rated)


The Boy With The Sun In His Eyes

A funeral rockets John into the orbit of the flamboyant Solange, a B-movie actress best known in Europe for her roles in ’80s Italian horror movies. As John follows her into heady whirlwind romances with cute French pop stars and deadly (but hot!) Milanese model managers, he begins to realize that Solange’s world is far more complex and dangerous than he could possibly have imagined.

Starring: Tim Swain, Mahogany Reynolds
Runtime: 1 hour, 31 minutes
Release: 2009
IMDB: 3.8/10


Thick

Successful businesswoman Theresa James struggles to maintain power of her faltering criminal enterprise. As her employees start to undermine her, Theresa deals with mounting pressure from crooked cops in search of a buy out, an unfaithful wife with a dangerous lover and a rival that’s out for her money and her blood.

Released: 2015
Length: 1 hr 11 mins
Amazon Prime Rating:
TheGayUK Rating: (Not Rated)


Twisted

A modern version of the classic novel, “Oliver Twist,” set in New York City, it deals with the underground scene filled with drag queens, drug abuse and prostitution.

Starring: Ray Aranha, Keivyn McNeill Grayes
Runtime: 1 hour, 38 minutes<
Released: 1997<
IMDB: 4.6/10


Unsolved Suburbia

Eddie is torn between his boyfriend Thomas and his traditional Latino family’s expectations, particularly his hyper machismo brother. When Eddie is shot, Thomas and his quirky friends Marty and Jake get together to try to solve the mystery of who could have put a hit on him.

Released: 2016
Length: 1 hr 4 mins
Amazon Prime Rating: ★★★★
TheGayUK Rating: (Not Rated)


Vacationland

Gay high school senior Joe is not quite out to his family and has for years been in love with his best friend Andrew. As Joe and Andrew explore the gay world around them – and explore each other – a strange figure from Joe’s distant past comes forward, forcing them to face their fears.

Starring: Brad Hallowell, Gregory J. Lucas
Runtime: 1 hour, 44 minutes
Release: 2006
IMDb 5.1/10


Waterberry Tears

Waterberry Tears explores the effect of outdated traditions and expectations on both men and women, bringing a family and community closer than expected. An intimate coming of age story about Goyo, a gay teenager in an immigrant Mexican family. Goyo is trapped and forced to face the tough reality of what his family wants him to be and who he is.

Released: 2013
Length: 1 hr 29 mins
Amazon Prime Rating: ★★★
TheGayUK Rating: (Not Rated)


What It Was

An old flame is reignited and a new desire is awakened when Hollywood actress Adina J. Spencer returns back to New York. Soon she is forced to face her sexual past, confront her present identity, and admit her true love.

Released: 2016
Length: 1 hr 25 mins
Amazon Prime Rating:
TheGayUK Rating: (Not Rated)

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