Gay Cinema: D–LGBTQ+ Films (Lesbian, Gay, Bi-Sexual, Transgender, Queer)

D: List of LGBTQ+ whose titles begin with D

Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer (or Questioning their sexual orientation or gender identity).

These films are gay, explicitly or implicitly, in their texts, subtexts, performers, and target audiences.

Some films are explicitly gay because their plot is gay-themed (coming out, for instance) or they contain at least one gay character (open or latent about his/her sexuality).

Other films are perceived as gay due to their sensibility and sense of humor (gay camp) and the fact that they are embraced by mostly gay viewers who see gay or camp qualities in them that straight viewers might not.

Still others acquire a more overt gay meaning when it is revealed that their performers are or were gay, as is the case of Vincent Price, George Sanders, Rock Hudson, Tab Hunter, Ian McKellen.

Updated: July 2019

D (long list)

The D Train, US (2015)
Daddy & Papa, US (2002)
D’Agostino, US/Greece (2012)
Dahmer, US (2002)
Dakan, Guinea/France (1997)
Dallas Buyers Club, US (2013)
The Damned (La caduta degli dei; Die Verdammten), Italy/Germany (1969)
Dangerous Living: Coming Out in the Developing World, US (2003)
Dániel, UK (2015)
Daniel endormi, France (1988)
Danish Girl, The, US (2016)
Daphne, UK (2007)
Dare, US (2005)
Dare, US (2009)
Dark Place, The, US (2014)
Dark Side of Tomorrow, The (Just the Two of Us), US (1970)
DarkBlueAlmostBlack (azuloscurocasinegro), Spain (2006)
Darmiyaan: In Between, India (1997)
Das Tagebuch einer Verlorenen (Diary of a Lost Girl), Germany (1929)
Dasepo Naughty Girls, South Korea (2006)
Date and Switch, US (2014)
Date for Mad Mary, A, Ireland (2016)
Daughters of the Sun, Iran (2د000)

David, Mexico (2005)
David’s Birthday (Il compleanno), Italy (2009)
David Searching, US (1997)
Dawn, UK (2016)
Daybreak, Philippines (2008)
Days (Giorni), Italy (2001)
Days of Being Dumb, The, Hong Kong (1992)
Deb and Sisi, Canada (2008)
D.E.B.S., US (2003)
D.E.B.S., US (2004)
Dead Boyz Don’t Scream, US (2006)
Dead Poets Society, US (1989)
Deadly Skies, Canada/US (2005)
Dear Boys (Lieve Jongens), Netherlands (1980)
Dear Jesse, US (1998)
Death at a Funeral, US (2010)
Death in Venice (Morte a Venezia), Italy/France (1971)
The Death of Mikel (La Muerte de Mikel), Spain (1984)
Death of a Poetess (Mot HaMeshoreret), Israel (2017)

Deathcamp (1982)
Deathtrap, US (1982)
Dedicato al mare Egeo (Offering in the Aegean), Italy/Japan (1979)
Deep End, Canada (2011)
Deep End, The, US (2001)
Deep Red, The, (Shinku), Japan (2005)
Défense d’aimer, France (2002)
Deflated, US (2012)
Defying Gravity, US (1997)
Deliverance, US (1972)
De-Lovely, US (2004)
Delphinium: A Childhood Portrait of Derek Jarman, US/UK (2009)
The Delta, US (1996)
Denied, US (2004)
Der bewegte Mann (Maybe, Maybe Not), Germany (1994)
Der Einstein des Sex (The Einstein of Sex: Life and Work of Dr. M. Hirschfeld), Germany (1999)
Der junge Törless (Young Törless), West Germany/France (1966)
Der Kreis (The Circle), Switzerland (2014)
Der Schuh des Manitu, Germany (2001)
Der Spalt (The Gap – Mindcontrol), Germany (2014)
Des parents pas comme les autres (Same-Sex Parents), France (2001)
Descongélate!, Spain (2003)
Desde allá (From Afar), Venezuela/Mexico (2015)
Desert Hearts, US (1985)
Desire Street, Spain, China, US (2011)
Desperate Living, US (1977)
Desperate Remedies, New Zealand (1993)
Destricted, US/UK (2005)
The Detective, US (1968)

Diabolique (Clouzot, 1955)

Diamantino (2019)

Diamonds Are Forever (James Bond, 1971)
Diana, UK (2009)
Diary of Lost Girl (Das Tagebuch einer Verlorenen), Germany (1929)
The Dickson Experimental Sound Film, US (1895)
Die Büchse der Pandora (Pandora’s Box), Germany (1929)
Die andere Liebe (The Other Love), East Germany (1988)
Die Konsequenz (The Consequence), Germany (1977)
Die Mitte der Welt (Center of My World), Germany (2016)
Die, Mommie, Die!, US (2003)
Diferente, Spain (1962)
Different for Girls, UK (1996)
Different from the Others (Anders als die Andern), Germany (1919)
Different from Whom? (Diverso da chi?), Italy (2009)
Different from You and Me (Anders als du und ich (§175); Bewildered Youth), Germany (1957)
A Different Story, US (1978)
Different Strokes, US (1997)
Dim Sum Funeral, Canada/US (2008)
Deputy, The (El Diputado), Spain (1978)
Dirty Girl, US (2010)
Dirty Laundry, US (2006)
Dish (Dish :)),[3] US (2009)
Disobedience, UK, Ireland, US (2017)

Desputado, El (The Deputy, 1980)
Diverso da chi? (Different from Whom?), Italy (2009)
Do Começo ao Fim (From Beginning to End), Brazil (2009)
Do Lado de Fora (Boys in Brazil), Brazil (2014)
Dog Day Afternoon, US (1975)
Dog Tags, US (2008)
Do I Love You?, UK (2002)
Do Paise Ki Dhoop, Chaar Aane Ki Baarish, India (2009)
Do-Nut, Thailand (2011)
Doctor’s Wife, The, Australia (2011)
Doing Time on Maple Drive, US (1992)
Don Juan, or If Don Juan Were a Woman (Don Juan ou Si Don Juan était une femme…), France/Italy (1973)
Doña Herlinda y su hijo (Dona Herlinda and Her Son), México (1985)
Donne-moi la main (Give Me Your Hand), France (2008)
Don’t Tell Anyone (No se lo digas a nadie), Peru/Spain (1998)
Doom Generation, The, US (1995)
Dorian Blues, US (2004)
Dorian Gray, UK (2009)
Dostana, India (2008)
Doubt (Duda), Philippines (2003)
Down the River (Tam sai nam), Thailand (2004)
Downing, UK (2011)
Dream Boy, US (2008)
Dream for an Insomniac, US (1996)
Dream Kitchen, Ireland (1999)
Dream On, UK (2013)
The Dreamers, US (2003)
Dressed to Kill, US (1980)
The Dresser, UK (1983)
Drift, Canada (2000)
Drifting (נגוע), Israel (1983)
Drifting Flowers, Taiwan (2008)
Drôle de Félix (The Adventures of Felix), France (2000)
Drool, US (2009)
Drowning, Australia (2009)
Du er ikke alene (You Are Not Alone), Denmark (1978)
Duda (Doubt), Philippines (2003)
Duke of Burgundy, The, UK/Hungary (2014)
D’une rive à l’autre, Canada (2009)
Dunno Y… Na Jaane Kyon (Don’t Know Why; India (2010)
Dying Gaul, The, US (2005)
Dying Inmate, The (Selda), Philippines (2008)






Death of a Poetess (Mot HaMeshoreret), Israel (2017)

Drifting (נגוע), Israel (1983)




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