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The 20 Best LGBTQ Movies on Amazon Prime Right Now

In celebration of Pride month, we’ve compiled a list of the best Fresh LGBTQ movies you can find on Amazon Prime Video right now. You’ll find breakout hit comedies like G.B.F. and Pride alongside acclaimed documentaries like Tab Hunter Confidential and God Loves Uganda. 

The titles below are sorted from the best LGBTQ films on Amazon Prime Video – those included with a subscription, not those you have to buy or rent for an additional cost – and ranked by adjusted Tomatometer score (which takes into account the number of reviewers weighing in, and the number of reviews per film for movies released in a given year). To be included, films had to have a Fresh Tomatometer score (60% or above).

#20

Soldier's Girl (2003)
88%

#20
Adjusted Score: 23.598%
Critics Consensus: No consensus yet.
Synopsis: A group of soldiers in the deep South take vengeance against one of their own when word circulates that he's... [More]
Directed By: Frank R. Pierson

#19

Geography Club (2013)
67%

#19
Adjusted Score: 34.777%
Critics Consensus: No consensus yet.
Synopsis: Geography Club (based on the award-winning novel by Brent Hartinger) is a comedy about teenagers who are discovering their sexual... [More]
Directed By: Gary Entin

#18
Adjusted Score: 42.161%
Critics Consensus: No consensus yet.
Synopsis: Two teenage boys, preacher's kid Henry Gamble (Cole Doman) and his friend Gabe (Joe Keery), have a sleepover the night... [More]
Directed By: Stephen Cone

#17
#17
Adjusted Score: 43.298%
Critics Consensus: No consensus yet.
Synopsis: A moving tale of compassion, sexual longing, childhood trauma, and religious commitment. Father Adam (Polish star Andrzej Chyra), an attractive,... [More]
Directed By: Malgorzata Szumowska

#16
#16
Adjusted Score: 53.029%
Critics Consensus: No consensus yet.
Synopsis: A young boy fights to suppress his growing attraction to his male cousin, a relationship between two reunited friends threatens... [More]
Directed By: Sergio Tovar Velarde

#15

The Royal Road (2015)
82%

#15
Adjusted Score: 59.008%
Critics Consensus: No consensus yet.
Synopsis: A cinematic essay set against a contemplative backdrop of 16mm urban California landscapes, The Royal Road offers up intimate reflections... [More]
Directed By: Jenni Olson

#14
Adjusted Score: 59.922%
Critics Consensus: No consensus yet.
Directed By: Hitesh Kewalya

#13
#13
Adjusted Score: 71.022%
Critics Consensus: Charming, endearing, and a little clunky, Were the World Mine is an entertaining, if somewhat unnecessary, musical adaptation.
Synopsis: A color drenched, winning musical film-fantasy of a struggling gay teen, Timothy, whose spirit soars when his eccentric teacher casts... [More]
Directed By: Tom Gustafson

#12
#12
Adjusted Score: 80.932%
Critics Consensus: Elevated by a unique perspective and a magnetic lead performance, Margarita with a Straw puts some welcome spins on the coming-of-age genre.
Synopsis: Laila is a young romantic, a secret rebel in a wheelchair. Undeterred by cerebral palsy, she embarks on a journey... [More]

#11

G.B.F. (2014)
80%

#11
Adjusted Score: 80.982%
Critics Consensus: G.B.F. explores high school relationship dynamics and teen stereotypes with a refreshingly humorous touch - and surprisingly subtle smarts.
Synopsis: In G.B.F., social warfare erupts when three high school clique queens battle for supremacy: drama diva Caprice, Mormon princess 'Shley... [More]
Directed By: Darren Stein

#10
#10
Adjusted Score: 83.076%
Critics Consensus: While it doesn't fully engage with the topics it investigates, The Gospel of Eureka offers an optimistic perspective on the modern American culture war.
Synopsis: Love, faith and civil rights collide in a southern town as evangelical Christians and drag queens step into the spotlight... [More]

#9
Adjusted Score: 84.146%
Critics Consensus: No consensus yet.
Synopsis: A remote fishing village in Iceland. Teenage boys Thor and Christian experience a turbulent summer as one tries to win... [More]

#8

Laurence Anyways (2013)
84%

#8
Adjusted Score: 85.682%
Critics Consensus: Passionate and powerfully acted, Laurence Anyways sometimes strains to achieve its narrative ambitions (and fill its three-hour running time), but ultimately succeeds.
Synopsis: Laurence, a French teacher and soon-to-be-published author, enjoys an intense and mutually loving relationship with his fiancée, Frédérique. But on... [More]
Directed By: Xavier Dolan

#7
#7
Adjusted Score: 88.693%
Critics Consensus: Tab Hunter Confidential offers clear-eyed perspective on a less-examined chapter from Hollywood's past -- and an enjoyable look at the life of a retired former heartthrob.
Synopsis: In the 1950s, Tab Hunter is America's Boy Next Door. Nothing, it seems, can damage his skyrocketing career. Nothing, that... [More]
Directed By: Jeffrey Schwarz

#6
#6
Adjusted Score: 92.355%
Critics Consensus: Led by powerful performances from Kristen Wiig and Bill Hader, The Skeleton Twins effectively mines laughs and tears from family drama.
Synopsis: When estranged twins Maggie (Kristen Wiig) and Milo (Bill Hader) feel they're at the end of their ropes, an unexpected... [More]
Directed By: Craig Johnson

#5
#5
Adjusted Score: 100.291%
Critics Consensus: No consensus yet.
Synopsis: Cheryl is a twenty-something black lesbian working as a clerk in a video store while struggling to make a documentary... [More]
Directed By: Cheryl Dunye

#4

Princess Cyd (2017)
95%

#4
Adjusted Score: 95.926%
Critics Consensus: Princess Cyd defies coming-of-age convention to offer a sweetly understated - yet deeply resonant - look at pivotal relationships.
Synopsis: 16-year-old Cyd (Jessie Pinnick) decides to take a break from her depressive single father and spend a summer in Chicago... [More]
Directed By: Stephen Cone

#3

Pride (2014)
91%

#3
Adjusted Score: 96.519%
Critics Consensus: Earnest without being didactic and uplifting without stooping to sentimentality, Pride is a joyous crowd-pleaser that genuinely works.
Synopsis: PRIDE is inspired by an extraordinary true story. It's the summer of 1984, Margaret Thatcher is in power and the... [More]
Directed By: Matthew Warchus

#2

God Loves Uganda (2013)
100%

#2
Adjusted Score: 100.254%
Critics Consensus: No consensus yet.
Synopsis: Academy Award-winning filmmaker Roger Ross Williams (Music by Prudence) explores the role of the American Evangelical movement in fueling Uganda's... [More]
Directed By: Roger Ross Williams

#1

Rocketman (2019)
89%

#1
Adjusted Score: 105.688%
Critics Consensus: It's going to be a long, long time before a rock biopic manages to capture the highs and lows of an artist's life like Rocketman.
Synopsis: ROCKETMAN is an epic musical fantasy about the incredible human story of Elton John's breakthrough years. The film follows the... [More]
Directed By: Dexter Fletcher

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