List of LGBT-related films of 1973

This is a list of lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender-related films released in 1973. It contains theatrically released films that deal with important gay, lesbian, bisexual, or transgender characters or issues and may have same-sex romance or relationships as a plot device.


Title Director Country Genre Cast Notes
All Nudity Shall Be Punished Arnaldo Jabor Brazil Drama Paulo Porto, Darlene Glória, Elza Gomes, Paulo César Peréio, Isabel Ribeiro, Henriqueta Brieba, Sérgio Mamberti, Orazir Pereira, Abel Pera, Waldir Onofre, Teresa Mitota, Paulo Sacks and Hugo Carvana
Baba Yaga Corrado Farina Italy
Horror Carroll Baker, Isabelle De Funès, George Eastman Based on the comic strip Valentina by Guido Crepax
Cleopatra Jones Jack Starrett United States Blaxploitation Tamara Dobson, Bernie Casey, Shelley Winters
Don Juan, or If Don Juan Were a Woman Roger Vadim Italy
Drama Brigitte Bardot, Mathieu Carrière, Michèle Sand, Robert Walker Jr., Jane Birkin and Maurice Ronet
The Holy Mountain Alejandro Jodorowsky Mexico
United States
Fantasy Alejandro Jodorowsky
I Will Walk Like a Crazy Horse Fernando Arrabal France Drama Emmanuelle Riva, George Shannon, Hachemi Marzouk a.k.a. J'irai comme un cheval fou
Immoral Tales Walerian Borowczyk France Drama, romance Lise Danvers, Paloma Picasso, Charlotte Alexandra, Fabrice Luchini, Florence Bellamy, Pascale Christophe and Marie Forså
Invasion of the Bee Girls Denis Sanders United States Science Fiction William Smith, Victoria Vetri
Ludwig Luchino Visconti Italy
West Germany
Helmut Berger, Romy Schneider About the life and death of King Ludwig II of Bavaria
The Nun and the Devil Domenico Paolella (credited as Paolo Domenici) Italy Nunsploitation Anne Heywood, Luc Merenda, Ornella Muti
Some Call It Loving James B. Harris United States Drama Zalman King, Carol White, Tisa Farrow a.k.a. Sleeping Beauty; co-written by John Collier, based on his short story of the same name
Story of a Cloistered Nun Domenico Paolella Italy
West Germany
Nunspoitation Catherine Spaak, Eleonora Giorgi, Suzy Kendall
Summer Wishes, Winter Dreams Gilbert Cates United States Drama Joanne Woodward, Martin Balsam, Sylvia Sidney
Thriller – A Cruel Picture Bo Arne Vibenius Sweden Crime, drama, thriller Christina Lindberg, Heinz Hopf, Despina Tomazani, Per-Axel Arosenius, Solveig Andersson, Björn Kristiansson, Marie-Louise Mannervall, Hildur Lindberg, Marshall McDonagh, Pamela Pethö-Galantai, Hans-Eric Stenborg, Stig Ström, Gunnel Wadner and Bo Arne Vibenius
The Tenderness of Wolves Ulli Lommel West Germany Crime, horror, thriller Kurt Raab, Jeff Roden, Margit Carstensen, Ingrid Caven, Wolfgang Schenck, Brigitte Mira, Rainer Hauer, Barbara Bertram, Rainer Werner Fassbinder, Heinrich Giskes, Friedrich Karl Praetorius, Karl von Liebezeit, Walter Kaltheuner, El Hedi ben Salem and Rainer Will aka Die Zärtlichkeit der Wölfe