That’s why we’ve rounded up and ranked the 20 best romantic films about LGBTQ characters ever—all of them acclaimed movies that beautifully illustrate the fact that love is love, no matter where (or with whom) you find it.
To make sure these movies deliver all the passion, infatuation, courtship and flirtation you may be craving, our recommendations only include movies where romantic relationships are front-and-center—which means such LGBTQ+ gems as, say, Can You Ever Forgive Me? and Booksmart won’t be here, as those films were more focused on friendships.
In ascending order, here’s our ranking of the 20 greatest LGBTQ+ romance movies of all time. (Warning: Some spoilers ahead!)