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Top 5 LGBTQ Movies in 2021

The LGBTQ lifestyle and topic have become one of the most sought genres of literature and film to project the new normal.

It all began in the 1940s with movies like “The Seventh Victim” and “Children of Paradise”, and fully emerged in the 1980s with movies like “The Times of Harvey Milk”— LGBTQ in pop culture. Fast forward to the 2010s, the LGBTQ lifestyle has become popular-in-practice in many American and European countries. It has become a legal right people are now proud of.

The big screen has put together many of the LGBTQ movies to project the lifestyle, ordeals, successes, and travails of these marginalized groups including documentaries on LGBTQ heroes. In fact, there are so many LGBTQ movies on Netflix to watch these days than is around 5 years ago.

In this article, we'll look at the top 5 LGBTQ movies in 2021. If this article interests you (which it certainly will), then read on.

1 Dance of the 41 (2020)

Dance of the 41 was released in 2020 but is still one of the top gay movies on Netflix watched in 2020 and 2021.

Directed by David Pablos, and starring Alfonso Herrera, Emiliano Zurita, and Mabel Cadena, the story revolves around the history of LGBTQ in the 20th century.


Decades before Stonewall, police in Mexico City raid a private gathering of gay men. This raid was an attempt to oppress and inflict terror upon the local gay community. Suddenly, the police are made to sweep the incident under the carpet when one of the members of the gay gathering is unveiled to be the handsome son-in-law of the President Profirio Diaz

The events of the movie which were inspired by true-life happenings represent a period in the LGBTQ history of the 20th century.

The movie is a historical genre interwoven within a biography.

IMDb Rating: 6.8/10

Director: David Pablos

Motion Pictures Rating: TV-MA

Running time: 1hr, 30mins

Starring: Alfonso Herrera, Emiliano Zurita, and Mabel Cadena.

2 Hating Peter Tatchell (2020)

Hating Peter Tatchell was released in 2020 and has been featured in the best LGBTQ movies on Netflix.

Directed by Christopher Amos and starring Ian McKellen, Stephen Fry, and Peter Tatchell, the movie tells us about Peter Tatchell and what js like to be an LGBTQ hero struggling for the rights and interests of LGBTQ citizens in Russia.


LGBTQ hero Peter Tatchell has been an ardent and blatant advocate of LGBTQ human rights for over 50 years, but his activism hasn't always endeared him to the public.

In the documentary mover, the ongoing story is told in retrospect through archival footage, interviews, and conversations with notable LGBTQ activists like Ian McKellen and Stephen Fry.

Peter Tatchell as an LGBTQ hero has been a victim of assaults, death threats, and prosecutions that have not relented in the LGBTQ rights struggle. He has continued to organize protests around the world. Most recently, he disrupted the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Moscow against the Russian government's persecution of LGBTQ citizens.

Hating Peter Tatchell is a documentary movie.

IMDb Rating: 8.0/10

Genre: Documentary

Starring: Ian McKellen, Stephen Fry, and Peter Tatchell

Director: Christopher Amos

Motion Picture Rating: TV-MA