List of LGBT-related films of 2000

This is a list of lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender-related films released in 2000. 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.

FilmsEdit

Title Director Country Genre Cast Notes
101 Rent Boys Fenton Bailey, Randy Barbato United States Documentary
101 Reykjavík Baltasar Kormákur Iceland Comedy Victoria Abril, Hilmir Snær Guðnason and Hanna María Karlsdóttir
Before Night Falls Julian Schnabel United States Drama Javier Bardem, Olivier Martinez, Johnny Depp and Héctor Babenco Biopic of Reinaldo Arenas, based on his autobiography and the documentary Havana by Jana Boková
Benjamin Smoke Jem Cohen
Peter Sillen
United States Documentary Benjamin Smoke was an American singer-songwriter who fronted the Atlanta, Georgia bands Smoke and the Opal Foxx Quartet. He was a radical, gay rock 'n' roll performer, the documentary spans 10 years of his life.
Between Two Women Steven Woodcock United Kingdom Drama Barbara Marten, Andrina Carroll and Andrew Dunn
Big Eden Thomas Bezucha United States Romance, drama Arye Gross, Eric Schweig, Tim DeKay, Louise Fletcher, Corinne Bohrer, George Coe and Nan Martin
Billy Elliot Stephen Daldry United Kingdom
France
Comedy, drama Julie Walters, Gary Lewis, Jamie Bell, Jamie Draven, Stuart Wells and Adam Cooper
Borstal Boy Peter Sheridan United Kingdom
Ireland
Romance, drama Shawn Hatosy, Danny Dyer, Lee Ingleby, Michael York, Eva Birthistle, Mark Huberman, Ian McElhinney and Ronnie Drew Based on the autobiographical novel of the same name by Brendan Behan
A Boy Named Sue Julie Wyman United States Documentary This is the transition of Theo, a young adult, raised female, involved in a lesbian relationship, who undergoes various stages of a sex reassignment surgery (including a mastectomy and hormone therapy) to become male.
The Broken Hearts Club: A Romantic Comedy Greg Berlanti United States Romance, comedy, drama Zach Braff, Dean Cain, Andrew Keegan, Nia Long, Mary McCormack, Matt McGrath, Timothy Olyphant, Billy Porter, Justin Theroux, Ben Weber and John Mahoney
Burnt Money Marcelo Piñeyro Argentina Crime, thriller Leonardo Sbaraglia, Eduardo Noriega, Pablo Echarri, Leticia Brédice, Ricardo Bartis, Dolores Fonzi and Carlos Roffé a.k.a. Plata quemada; based on the novel of the same name by Ricardo Piglia
Chuck & Buck Miguel Arteta United States Comedy, drama Mike White, Chris Weitz, Lupe Ontiveros, Beth Colt and Paul Weitz
Common Ground Donna Deitch United States Drama Brittany Murphy, Jason Priestley, Steven Weber, Jonathan Taylor Thomas, Edward Asner and James LeGros
Confusion of Genders Ilan Duran Cohen France Romance, comedy, drama Pascal Greggory, Nathalie Richard, Julie Gayet, Alain Bashung, Cyrille Thouvenin, Vincent Martinez and Marie Saint-Dizier
Daughters of the Sun Maryam Shahriar Iran Drama Altinay Ghelich Taghani, Soghra Karimi, Zahra Mohammadi and Habib Haddad
Drôle de Félix Olivier Ducastel, Jacques Martineau France Comedy, drama Sami Bouajila, Patachou, Ariane Ascaride, Pierre-Loup Rajot, Charly Sergue and Maurice Bénichou aka The Adventures of Felix
Eban and Charley James Bolton United Kingdom
United States
Drama Brent Fellows, Gio Black Peter, Nolan V. Chard and Ron Upton
En malas compañías Antonio Hens Spain Short, comedy Israel Rodríguez, Pablo Puyol, Antonio Álamo, Juan Carlos Rubio and Juanma Lara aka. In Bad Company, named in English as Doors Cut Down
Forbidden Fruit Sue Maluwa-Bruce Germany
Zimbabwe
Romance, drama Short
Get Your Stuff Max Mitchell United States Comedy, drama Cameron Watson, Anthony Meindl, Elaine Hendrix, Patience Cleveland, Grady Hutt, Blayn Barbosa and Kimberly Scott
The Girl Sande Zeig United States
France
Romance, drama Claire Keim, Agathe De La Boulaye, Cyril Lecomte and Sandra Nkake
If These Walls Could Talk 2 Jane Anderson, Martha Coolidge, Anne Heche United States Romance, drama Vanessa Redgrave, Chloë Sevigny, Michelle Williams, Sharon Stone and Ellen DeGeneres
The Iron Ladies (Satree lek) Youngyooth Thongkonthun Thailand Comedy Jesdaporn Pholdee, Sahaphap Tor, Chaicharn Nimpulsawasdi, Giorgio Maiocchi, Ekachai Buranapanit, Kokkorn Benjathikoon, Shiriohana Hongsopon, Phomsit Sitthijamroenkhun, Sutthipong Sitthijamroenkhun and Anucha Chatkaew Based on a true story of a gay/transgender volleyball team.[1]
The Journey of Jared Price Dustin Lance Black United States Romance, comedy, drama Corey Spears, Josh Jacobson, Rocki Cragg, Steve Tyler
Just a Question of Love Christian Faure France
Belgium
Drama Cyrille Thouvenin, Stéphan Guérin-Tillié, Éva Darlan, Danièle Denie and Idwig Stéphane
Km. 0 Yolanda García Serrano, Juan Luis Iborra Spain Romance, comedy, drama Mercè Pons, Carlos Fuentes, Elisa Matilla, Alberto San Juan, Silke, Tristán Ulloa, Jesús Cabrero, Concha Velasco, Miquel García Borda, Víctor Ullate, Jr., Cora Tiedra, Georges Corraface, Roberto Álamo and Armando del Río
The Law of Enclosures John Greyson Canada Drama Sarah Polley, Brendan Fletcher, Diane Ladd, Sean McCann Based on the novel by Dale Peck
The Legend of Rita Volker Schlöndorff Germany Romance, drama Bibiana Beglau, Nadja Uhl, Martin Wuttke, Harald Schrott, Mario Irrek, Alexander Beyer and Jenny Schily
Marlene Joseph Vilsmaier Germany
Italy
Biography, drama, musical Katja Flint, Herbert Knaup, Heino Ferch, Hans Werner Meyer, Christiane Paul, Suzanne von Borsody and Armin Rohde Biopic of German actress Marlene Dietrich
Mercy Damian Harris United States Mystery, thriller Ellen Barkin, Wendy Crewson, Peta Wilson, Karen Young, Julian Sands, Stephen Baldwin, Beau Starr and Marshall Bell Based on the novel of the same name by David L. Lindsey
The Monkey's Mask Samantha Lang Australia Crime, thriller Susie Porter, Kelly McGillis, Abbie Cornish and Marton Csokas
Murderous Maids Jean-Pierre Denis France Crime, drama Sylvie Testud, Julie-Marie Parmentier, Isabelle Renauld, François Levantal, Dominique Labourier, Jean-Gabriel Nordmann, Marie Donnio and Nadia Barentin a.k.a. Les blessures assassines; based on the novel L'affaire Papin by Paulette Houdyer, which chronicles the true story of sisters Christine and Léa Papin
The Next Best Thing John Schlesinger United States Romanace, comedy, drama Rupert Everett, Madonna, Benjamin Bratt, Michael Vartan, Josef Sommer and Lynn Redgrave
Nico and Dani Cesc Gay Spain Romance, comedy, drama Fernando Ramallo, Jordi Vilches, Marieta Orozco, Esther Nubiola and Chisco Amado
Once in a Lifetime Susanne Bier Denmark
Sweden
Musical, comedy, drama Helena Bergström, Jonas Karlsson, Björn Kjellman, Thomas Hanzon and Sissela Kyle
Our Lady of the Assassins Barbet Schroeder Spain
France
Colombia
Romantic, crime, drama Germán Jaramillo, Anderson Ballesteros, Juan David Restrepo and Manuel Busquets aka La virgen de los sicarios
Paragraph 175 Rob Epstein, Jeffrey Friedman United Kingdom
Germany
United States
Documentary Narrated by Rupert Everett
The Perfect Son Leonard Farlinger Canada Drama Colm Feore, David Cubitt, Chandra West, John Boylan and Juan Chioran
The Phantom João Pedro Rodrigues Portugal Drama Ricardo Meneses, Beatriz Torcato and Andre Barbosa aka O Fantasma
Presque rien Sébastien Lifshitz France
Belgium
Romance, drama Jérémie Elkaïm, Stéphane Rideau and Dominique Reymond a.k.a. Come Undone and Almost Nothing
Punks Patrik-Ian Polk United States Comedy, music Seth Gilliam, Dwight Ewell, Jazzmun and Renoly Santiago
Red Dirt Tag Purvis United States Romance, drama Dan Montgomery Jr., Aleksa Palladino, Walton Goggins, Karen Black, Peg O'Keef, Glenn Shadix, Virgil Cunningham and Jo-Ann Robinson
Stardom Denys Arcand Canada
France
Drama, comedy Jessica Paré, Victoria Snow, Jessica Mackenzie, Macha Grenon, Joanne Vannicola, Charles Berling, Sophie Lorain and Dan Aykroyd
The Sea Agustí Villaronga Spain Drama Roger Casamajor, Bruno Bergonzini, Antònia Torrens, Hernán González, Juli Mira, Simón Andreu and Ángela Molina a.k.a. El mar; based on a novel by Blai Bonet
Sordid Lives Del Shores United States Comedy Bonnie Bedelia, Delta Burke, Leslie Jordan, Beau Bridges, Beth Grant and Olivia Newton-John Based on Shores' play of the same name, which includes elements of his real life
Things You Can Tell Just by Looking at Her García Rodrigo United States Romance, drama Glenn Close, Cameron Diaz, Calista Flockhart, Kathy Baker, Amy Brenneman, Valeria Golino, Holly Hunter, Matt Craven, Gregory Hines and Miguel Sandoval
Together Lukas Moodysson Sweden
Denmark
Italy
Comedy, drama Lisa Lindgren, Michael Nyqvist, Emma Samuelsson, Sam Kessel, Gustaf Hammarsten, Jessica Liedberg and Ola Rapace
Urbania Jon Matthews United States Drama, thriller Dan Futterman, Paige Turco, Samuel Ball, Josh Hamilton, Matt Keeslar and Alan Cumming Co-written by Daniel Reitz, based on his play Urban Folk Tales
Water Drops on Burning Rocks François Ozon France Drama Bernard Giraudeau, Malik Zidi, Ludivine Sagnier and Anna Levine Based on Rainer Werner Fassbinder's play Tropfen auf heisse Stene
What's Cooking? Gurinder Chadha United Kingdom
United States
Comedy, drama Joan Chen, Julianna Margulies, Mercedes Ruehl, Kyra Sedgwick, Alfre Woodard, Maury Chaykin, Estelle Harris, Dennis Haysbert, Lainie Kazan, Victor Rivers and Douglas Spain
Woman on Top Fina Torres United States Romance, comedy Penélope Cruz, Murilo Benício, Harold Perrineau Jr. and Mark Feuerstein
Wonder Boys Curtis Hanson United States Comedy, drama Michael Douglas, Tobey Maguire, Frances McDormand, Katie Holmes, Rip Torn and Robert Downey Jr. Based on the novel by Michael Chabon

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Gearing, Julian. Sleeper hit with a heart, AsiaWeek; retrieved 2007-12-08