What to RENT This Weekend

November 21, 2008

Feel like a movie this weekend, but not sure what to get? Why not observe Transgender Day of Remembrance and rent a movie with a transgender storyline or a transgender character (like RENT! Get it?) More suggestions follow, after the jump.

All About My Mother

Comedies and dramas with transgender content:

20 Centimeters

Agnes and His Brothers

All About My Mother

Bad Education

The Believers

Beautiful Boxer

Boy I Am

Boys Don't Cry

Boys Don't Cry

Boys Don't Cry

Breakfast on Pluto

The Crying Game

A Girl Like Me: The Gwen Araujo Story

Filth and Wisdom


Hedwig and the Angry Inch

Kinky Boots

M. Butterfly

Myra Breckenridge





Soldier's Girl

The Tracey Fragments




Wild Side


And some great documentaries:

Almost Myself

The Cockettes

Be Like Others

Be Real

Better Than Chocolate

Between the Lines

The Cockettes

Cruel and Unusual

Fabulous! The Story of Queer Cinema

Filthy Gorgeous: The Trannyshack Story

Follow My Voice: With the Music of Hedwig

A Jihad for Love

Paris is Burning

Paper Dolls

Paris is Burning

Screaming Queens: The Riot at Compton's Cafeteria

She's a Boy I Knew

Southern Comfort

This Film is Not Yet Rated


Wigstock: The Movie

Any other transgender-inclusive movies you like? Write us in the Comments section! (And please note that this is by no means a complete list of transgender films -- we only wanted to help get you started at your local video store this weekend!)