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Dirty Girl

2010 | NR | 3.7 out of 5 Stars

When promiscuous teen Danielle is sentenced to special ed for making sexually charged comments in class, she befriends gay, overweight Clarke, who agrees to join her on a search to find her father -- in part so he can get away from his own.
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Chasing Amy

1997 | NR | 3.6 out of 5 Stars

Comic book artist Holden meets the perfect woman, only to learn that she's a lesbian. Their friendship develops into something more when Holden confesses his love for her, but secrets from her past threaten their relationship.
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Sassy Pants

2012 | NR | 3.5 out of 5 Stars

In this coming-of-age comedy, Bethany Pruitt has had it with her overprotective mother, so she decides to go live with her dad. That situation proves just as dysfunctional, but things start to look up when she learns about a local fashion institute.
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The Curiosity of Chance

2006 | NR | 3.5 out of 5 Stars

Tired of dealing with the homophobic school bully, out-of-the-closet teen Chance Marquis (Tad Hilgenbrinck) enlists two disparate friends -- a flashy drag queen and the hunky school jock -- to help him crush his tormentor in this offbeat comedy set in the 1980s. A favorite on the festival circuit, this quirky film co-stars Brett Chukerman, Aldevina Da Silva, Pieter Van Nieuwenhuyze and Chris Mulkey.
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1995 | NR | 3.5 out of 5 Stars

In this comedy adapted from Paul Rudnick's off-Broadway hit play, a young, gay actor/waiter (Steven Weber) finds "Mr. Right" after becoming celibate -- a move inspired by his fear of AIDS. Struggling with the notion of commitment after learning his perfect mate is HIV positive, he relies on his best friend (Patrick Stewart, as an interior decorator), and a hilariously lascivious priest (Nathan Lane) to help him find the way.
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Little White Lies

2010 | NR | 3.5 out of 5 Stars

When Max and Vero's friend is seriously injured in an accident, they choose to go ahead with a planned birthday celebration at their beach house -- an event that usually draws a convivial and happy crowd of friends.
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Guys and Balls

2006 | NR | 3.4 out of 5 Stars

When the guys on Ecki's soccer team find out that he's gay, they kick him off the squad. Determined to best his old teammates, Ecki rounds up a group of gay players -- but they'll need a lot of work to win the big game.
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Sordid Lives

2000 | NR | 3.4 out of 5 Stars

Bonnie Bedelia, Beau Bridges and Delta Burke star in Del Shores's uproarious satire of Texan white-trash culture. When she trips over her lover's wooden legs, Grandma Peggy meets her maker, and now her entire family is showing up for the funeral.
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The Kids Are All Right

2010 | NR | 3.4 out of 5 Stars

Joni and Laser, the children of same-sex parents Nic and Jules, become curious about their sperm-donor dad and set out to make him part of their family unit. But his arrival complicates the household dynamics.
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Leslie Jordan: My Trip Down the Pink Carpet: Live in Atlanta

2010 | NR | 3.4 out of 5 Stars

Filmed live in Atlanta, Leslie Jordan's one-man show features the Emmy-winning actor, writer and comedian's amusing offbeat riffs on life, celebrity encounters with everyone from Boy George to George Clooney, and being a gay Southern man. Using material culled from his book by the same name, Jordan offers up a hilarious -- and occasionally poignant -- account of Hollywood and his own fascinating life experiences.
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Bear City

2010 | NR | 3.4 out of 5 Stars

As he comes to grips with his undeniable attraction to big, hairy men and adjusts to his new roomies, cute cub Tyler struggles to figure out his place within the tight-knit bear community, gain acceptance from his old friends and find fuzzy love.
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But I'm a Cheerleader

1999 | NR | 3.4 out of 5 Stars

A "normal" teen cheerleader dating the football captain draws suspicion from parents and friends who think she's gay. Shipped off to a camp designed to shove her back in the closet, she meets a tomboy who helps her recognize her sexual orientation.
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2012 | NR | 3.3 out of 5 Stars

When yoga teacher Jenn and her gay friend Matt find themselves thirtysomething, single and childless, they decide to parent a baby together. But trouble arises when they discover they have differing ideas about the method of the child's conception.
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The Topp Twins: Untouchable Girls

2009 | NR | 3.3 out of 5 Stars

Trace the fascinating lives of New Zealand's provocative music and comedy duo Jools and Linda Topp through this enjoyable documentary, which details the lesbian twins' rural upbringing, political activism and immense popularity at home and abroad. Featuring hilarious interviews with several of the sisters' most outrageous alter egos, this joyous celebration also includes brilliant insights into New Zealand's history.
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Nate & Margaret

2012 | NR | 3.3 out of 5 Stars

In this quirky comedy, the odd-couple friendship between Nate, a young, gay film student, and Margaret, a 50-something eccentric, takes center stage. Trouble arrives in the form of Nate's first lover, who doesn't quite "get" Margaret.
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2005 | NR | 3.3 out of 5 Stars

Family conflict threatens to ruin a collective same-sex marriage ceremony as a hotel owner tries to organize a wedding for her gay son and 19 other couples in this charming farce directed by Manuel Gómez Pereira.
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In & Out

1997 | NR | 3.3 out of 5 Stars

When dim-bulb actor Cameron Drake (Matt Dillon) wins an Oscar for playing a gay Marine, he outs his high school drama teacher, Howard Brackett (Kevin Kline), in his acceptance speech. It all comes as a surprise to Howard -- not to mention to his long-suffering fiancée, Emily (Joan Cusack). With his wedding just days away and national media descending on his town, Howard's under the gun to prove just how much of a man he is.
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Kissing Jessica Stein

2001 | NR | 3.3 out of 5 Stars

Jessica (Jennifer Westfeldt) is a single, straight, successful New York journalist who, like most of her female friends, has had a history of dating (male) creeps. But when she answers an intriguing personal ad from Helen (Heather Juergensen), Jessica finds herself intensely drawn to her. As Jessica explores this new side of her sexuality, the two begin a friendship that ultimately leads to romance.
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East Is East

1999 | NR | 3.3 out of 5 Stars

In 1970s England, the Khan children are caught between their strictly traditional Pakistani father (Om Puri) and their more laid-back British mother (Linda Bassett). Stranded somewhere between disco nights and arranged marriages, the young Khans just want to be modern Brits, and their quest leads them to cleverly and humorously avoid their father's restrictions at every turn in director Damien O'Donnell's award-winning comedy.
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Friends and Family

2001 | NR | 3.3 out of 5 Stars

Gay couple Stephen (Greg Lauren) and Danny (Christopher Gartin), must hide the truth from Stephen's parents -- that they work as enforcers for a mafia family. Stephen's parents, who know that their son is gay but not that he works for the mafia, decide to pay a surprise visit -- sending the couple into a panic and turning their world upside down. Hilarious complications ensue, as an ever-expanding crazy quilt of characters adds to the fun!
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2000 | NR | 3.2 out of 5 Stars

In 1970s Sweden, abused wife Elisabeth (Lisa Lindgren) leaves her husband (Michael Nyqvist) and takes the couple's daughter and son to live with her brother Göran (Gustav Hammarsten), who runs a crowded commune in a small house where just about anything goes. The largely leftist group living in the commune shares household chores -- and occasionally bedroom arrangements -- in this film about the last gasp of free living and free love in Sweden.
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The Men Next Door

2012 | NR | 3.2 out of 5 Stars

As he reluctantly celebrates his 40th birthday, Doug finds himself falling for two very different but equally lovable men. But what Doug doesn't know right away is that the two men are, in fact, father and son.
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Flirting with Disaster

1996 | NR | 3.2 out of 5 Stars

In this comedy of errors, soon-to-be father Mel Coplin sets out to find his birth parents, accompanied by his wife and sexy female adoption agent. Their quest becomes even more anarchic once drug dealers and a pair of gay FBI agents get involved.
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Girls Will Be Girls

2003 | NR | 3.2 out of 5 Stars

This comedic romp follows the intertwined stories of three roommates -- Evie, Coco and Varla -- all actresses who are struggling to claw their way up through the brutal Hollywood hierarchy. The female leads are all played by men in drag, bringing an even more outrageous perspective to the already-bawdy proceedings, which incorporate spoofs of classic films such as Sunset Boulevard, All About Eve and Mommie Dearest.
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Freshman Orientation

2007 | NR | 3.2 out of 5 Stars

College freshman Clay decides to play along when his dream girl mistakenly thinks he's gay. Thrust into the center of the college's gay community, Clay ends up sparking a campus-wide transformation of ideas toward sexual identity and social politics.
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