What is it?
Not talking about stuff that deliberately played up the gay content, but movies that came across as gay without meaning to
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What is it?
Not talking about stuff that deliberately played up the gay content, but movies that came across as gay without meaning to
|by Anonymous||reply 225||April 1, 2023 4:23 PM|
The Lost Boys
|by Anonymous||reply 1||December 27, 2022 10:40 PM|
The sword and sandal movie "Son of Samson," which is discussed in this article:
|by Anonymous||reply 2||December 27, 2022 10:42 PM|
Dawson's 50 load weekend
|by Anonymous||reply 3||December 27, 2022 10:45 PM|
I was watching LOTR - Return of the King yesterday and the way Frodo and Sam kept looking at each other at the end of the movie was one of the gayest things I have seen in recent memory.
|by Anonymous||reply 4||December 27, 2022 10:46 PM|
|by Anonymous||reply 5||December 27, 2022 10:46 PM|
The Lost Boys was super gay, although I'm not sure that was unintentional
|by Anonymous||reply 6||December 27, 2022 10:49 PM|
Top Gun owns this thread.
|by Anonymous||reply 7||December 27, 2022 10:52 PM|
American Beauty was fucking gay
|by Anonymous||reply 8||December 27, 2022 10:53 PM|
Dirty Pig 2
|by Anonymous||reply 9||December 27, 2022 10:53 PM|
Pull out your wiener and pop in Spartacus (1960).
|by Anonymous||reply 10||December 27, 2022 10:56 PM|
R8, American Beauty was deliberately gay. Sheesh.
|by Anonymous||reply 11||December 27, 2022 10:57 PM|
Top Gun is a great choice
|by Anonymous||reply 12||December 27, 2022 10:58 PM|
I just watched Top Gun for the first time a few months ago. Why do so many scenes happen in the locker room with Tom Cruise wrapped in a towel? LOL
|by Anonymous||reply 13||December 27, 2022 11:00 PM|
The codpieces in Batman and Robin in 1997 kept twitching.
|by Anonymous||reply 14||December 27, 2022 11:00 PM|
I will NOT respond to such a stupid premise for a thread.
|by Anonymous||reply 15||December 27, 2022 11:28 PM|
Moment by Moment with lookalikes Lily Tomlin and John Travolta as a hustler named "Strip!"
|by Anonymous||reply 16||December 27, 2022 11:30 PM|
Most Tom Cruise movies
Sommersby, with Jodie Foster and Richard Gere as the gayest straight couple ever
|by Anonymous||reply 17||December 27, 2022 11:31 PM|
Is White Squall a tad too obvious?
|by Anonymous||reply 18||December 27, 2022 11:33 PM|
|by Anonymous||reply 19||December 27, 2022 11:33 PM|
Top Gun was NOT unintentionally gay.
|by Anonymous||reply 20||December 27, 2022 11:36 PM|
Daniel Day Lewis in A Room with a View
|by Anonymous||reply 21||December 27, 2022 11:39 PM|
R21 His character wasn't homoerotic. Just gay.
|by Anonymous||reply 22||December 27, 2022 11:41 PM|
|by Anonymous||reply 23||December 27, 2022 11:44 PM|
The Departed. Francis Coppola Drakula. Agree with Room With a View, excepting Day Lewis (where there was no subtext).
|by Anonymous||reply 24||December 27, 2022 11:45 PM|
A Telugu (Indian) movie called "Nee Sneham" (2002) about two friends who are so close, they might as well be a couple. Completely unintended gayness. I did about 10 blog posts on it, it was so funny. It had Uday Kiran, a nice thick-set actor (who later committed suicide) and Jatin Grewal, a really beautiful male model. Here's one the musical numbers from the film, with the pair dancing together. If you ever want to see a film that will make you say, "OMG" over and over, this one is it.
|by Anonymous||reply 25||December 27, 2022 11:45 PM|
Red River -- but was this *really* unselfconsciously homoerotic?
|by Anonymous||reply 26||December 28, 2022 12:00 AM|
|by Anonymous||reply 27||December 28, 2022 12:11 AM|
Ben-Hur was gayer than a bag of dicks
|by Anonymous||reply 28||December 28, 2022 12:24 AM|
Internal Affairs. At least that once scene where Richard Gere gets thisclose to Andy Garcia. If you have seen the movie you know the scene I am talking about. Hot as fuck. *fans self*
|by Anonymous||reply 29||December 28, 2022 12:27 AM|
All the right moves and most early Tom Cruise movies.
|by Anonymous||reply 30||December 28, 2022 12:28 AM|
Not a movie but Season One of True Detective. Harrelson and McConaughey had some seriously charged chemistry going on. The ending is rather unexpectedly sweet too. There is a bit of a vibe that they just might end up together.
|by Anonymous||reply 31||December 28, 2022 12:50 AM|
The first Sherlock Holmes movie with Robert Downey, Jr and Jude Law. They were throwing out some very heavy vibes to each other, like lovers.
|by Anonymous||reply 32||December 28, 2022 1:12 AM|
|by Anonymous||reply 33||December 28, 2022 1:15 AM|
|by Anonymous||reply 34||December 28, 2022 1:16 AM|
In the first Fast and Furious movie Dom is having a backyard BBQ and a friend (Vince) who left the group in anger (jealousy?) after Paul Walker joins Dom's crew, shows up to be with the team again. Dom and Vince give off a more than brotherly vibe when settling their feud.
|by Anonymous||reply 35||December 28, 2022 1:23 AM|
That movie with the men sucking on each others penises, then they buy fine china together, but they break up over lasagne noodles — what’s it called again
|by Anonymous||reply 36||December 28, 2022 1:35 AM|
Do Apartment Zero and Interview With The Vampire count or were they blatantly and intentionally homoerotic?
|by Anonymous||reply 37||December 28, 2022 1:36 AM|
|by Anonymous||reply 38||December 28, 2022 1:38 AM|
|by Anonymous||reply 39||December 28, 2022 1:57 AM|
The original version of The Hitcher, with Rutger Hauer. I've always side-eyed this movie for sneaking in so much homoerotica. Young twink C. Thomas Howell is tired and picks up hitchhiker Hauer on a lonely road to help him stay awake. Soon, the unhinged guy named Ryder is pulling a knife and threatens to kill CTH, but CTH pushes Ryder out and drives away. The rest of the movie is Ryder trying to get back with the young driver. The handful of times they cross paths again, they share lingering looks, Ryder cradles CTH's face when he surprises him in a diner, Ryder ghoulishly putting pennies on CTH's eyes and then walking away. Later in the movie, Ryder kills off poor Jennifer Jason Leigh, who made the mistake of coming between him and CTH - he doesn't want the competition.
I especially love near the end after Ryder after gets caught, the bewildered cops put the two together in a room to try to figure out Ryder's motive for all the mayhem. Ryder reaches to gently clasp CTH's hands, but CTH spits in Ryder's face instead. Ryder gets a look of intense bliss on his face after getting CTH's fluid on him. The film ends with Ryder getting put in a police transport vehicle and humming the song "A Bicycle Built for Two". The lyrics are basically a love story:
Give me your answer do!
I'm half crazy,
All for the love of you!
It won't be a stylish marriage,
I can't afford a carriage
But you'll look sweet upon the seat
Of a bicycle made for two
|by Anonymous||reply 40||December 28, 2022 1:58 AM|
EVERYBODY WANTS SOME!
|by Anonymous||reply 41||December 28, 2022 2:03 AM|
|by Anonymous||reply 42||December 28, 2022 2:11 AM|
No, r42, you mean *Auntie* Mame.
|by Anonymous||reply 43||December 28, 2022 2:24 AM|
Fight Club is a good choice
|by Anonymous||reply 44||December 28, 2022 2:35 AM|
Rebel Without a Cause. Not just Jim and Plato.
|by Anonymous||reply 45||December 28, 2022 3:53 AM|
The Women (1937)
|by Anonymous||reply 46||December 28, 2022 4:02 AM|
The Trouble with Angels
|by Anonymous||reply 47||December 28, 2022 4:07 AM|
Nightmare on Elm Street 2 is gay, gay, gayyyyyyy.
|by Anonymous||reply 48||December 28, 2022 4:08 AM|
Fuck me dude.
|by Anonymous||reply 49||December 28, 2022 4:08 AM|
The Karate Kid
The Neverending Story
Beaches (they just needed to fuck, or maybe not. She still ended up with her kid.)
|by Anonymous||reply 50||December 28, 2022 4:12 AM|
Doris Day is so dykey in Calamity Jane
|by Anonymous||reply 51||December 28, 2022 4:17 AM|
[quote]Do Apartment Zero and Interview With The Vampire count or were they blatantly and intentionally homoerotic?
It's clear beyond a shadow of a doubt that the homoeroticism in APARTMENT ZERO was intentional. Probably also in INTERVIEW WITH THE VAMPIRE, but that movie was such a mess that I'm not 100 percent sure.
|by Anonymous||reply 52||December 28, 2022 4:19 AM|
[quote] Beaches (they just needed to fuck, or maybe not. She still ended up with her kid.)
Bette Midler fucking anyone would make Beaches a horror movie!
|by Anonymous||reply 53||December 28, 2022 4:30 AM|
West Side Story
|by Anonymous||reply 54||December 28, 2022 4:31 AM|
|by Anonymous||reply 55||December 28, 2022 4:33 AM|
(intentional and yet they try so hard to make it str8.)
|by Anonymous||reply 56||December 28, 2022 4:34 AM|
Never Cry Wolf
Catch Me If You Can
Batman (all of them)
Star Trek III: The Search For Spock
Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid (a fuck lot of westerns and obviously all the gladitator movies they remove the gay from)
|by Anonymous||reply 57||December 28, 2022 7:54 AM|
An American Werewolf in London
|by Anonymous||reply 58||December 28, 2022 7:55 AM|
Lord of The Rings
|by Anonymous||reply 59||December 28, 2022 7:56 AM|
Holy crap, that WEIRD SCIENCE scene is over-the-top homoerotic! But they MUST have known exactly what they were doing.
|by Anonymous||reply 60||December 28, 2022 1:41 PM|
The original version of POINT BREAK.
|by Anonymous||reply 61||December 28, 2022 2:25 PM|
The always over-eager poster at R1 not only disgraces the R1 position (again) with her pushy earnestness, but gets it wrong.
There was nothing "unintentional" about the homoeroticism in "Lost Boys."
A little cluelessly 'phobic, in this context, with such an uninformed, rather craven assumption.
|by Anonymous||reply 62||December 28, 2022 2:30 PM|
I always wondered how Tom's friend in All The Right Moves first told him that he could lift the lid of a desk with his cock.
|by Anonymous||reply 63||December 28, 2022 2:38 PM|
Dead Poets Society
Gifted Hands: The Ben Carson Story
|by Anonymous||reply 64||December 28, 2022 2:39 PM|
I like to read Soderbergh's "Ocean's" trilogy as being actually about the Clooney and Pitt characters being longtime lovers/partners. The female love interests are all part of the misdirection. And Damon is the twink they are thinking about introducing into their relationship.
|by Anonymous||reply 65||December 28, 2022 2:43 PM|
|by Anonymous||reply 66||December 28, 2022 2:49 PM|
R56 Ilan Mitchell-Smith was so sexy. I remember being a kid seeing this movie and that should have been a sign that I was definitely gay!
|by Anonymous||reply 67||December 28, 2022 3:19 PM|
The Goonies (a boy's obsession with hunting down the One Eyed Willie. He'll journey through the backwoods and dark mazes. Nothing will stop him in his relentless pursuit of this secret treasure.)
Alien I & II
|by Anonymous||reply 68||December 28, 2022 4:05 PM|
|by Anonymous||reply 69||December 28, 2022 6:19 PM|
Almost all of these movies are intentionally homoerotic. For example, The Hitcher: Rutger Hauer has spoken about how his character is “in love” with Howell. The Sting: at the time it was released, everyone joked about unattractive all of the female characters were so they wouldn’t distract from the central Newman-Redford pairing.
|by Anonymous||reply 70||December 28, 2022 6:32 PM|
When Paul Newman was looking for a director for "Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid," his first choices (including Martin Ritt, Stuart Rosenberg, and Robert Wise) weren't interested in the script. He met with George Roy Hill and asked him, "Well, how do you see this picture?" Hill replied, "It's a love affair between two men," and was hired more or less on the spot.
|by Anonymous||reply 71||December 28, 2022 6:41 PM|
Escape from witch mountain.
|by Anonymous||reply 72||December 28, 2022 6:46 PM|
|by Anonymous||reply 73||December 28, 2022 6:58 PM|
300 was INCREDIBLY homoerotic, but again, I doubt that was unintentional. Seeing as how we can assume that all filmmakers understand that gay men like to watch hot actors in various states of undress and/or in sexual situations, I'm not sure I can think of a single film that I would describe as unintentionally homoerotic.
|by Anonymous||reply 74||December 28, 2022 7:48 PM|
"Bad Influence" with James Spader as a repressed wimp who meets bad boy Rob Lowe. The opening scenes when they meet are incredibly homoerotic -- you get the sense Rob is trying pick up James for hot, dirty sex, not just chatting with some future mark.
|by Anonymous||reply 75||December 28, 2022 8:28 PM|
The Master - particularly the scene where PSH sings "Slow Boat to China" to Joaquin and Joaquin starts sobbing.
This was likely intentional homoeroticism.
|by Anonymous||reply 76||December 28, 2022 8:51 PM|
The Great Escape
|by Anonymous||reply 77||December 29, 2022 12:32 AM|
Agree with The Great Escape
|by Anonymous||reply 78||December 29, 2022 12:59 AM|
|by Anonymous||reply 79||December 29, 2022 2:06 AM|
The Magnificent Seven Inches.
|by Anonymous||reply 80||December 29, 2022 2:07 AM|
Four of the Magnificent Seven share a fruity drink.
|by Anonymous||reply 81||December 29, 2022 2:10 AM|
The drink wasn't the only thing that was fruity
|by Anonymous||reply 82||December 29, 2022 2:14 AM|
r60 much of the films teen and young adult male of the 60s to 80s pushed the homoerotic but in the sense of male fratnernity, bonding or even rivalry being innately homoerotic. Then you also had the gay scare/panic films which push the closeness as dysfunctional and leading to violence, madness or otherwise, self destruction.. some more blatantly sexual, erotic but most just playing to allegories, as has long been done with horror, thrillers, suspsense, crime, psychological dramas,e tc... at least before the conservative moralists stepped in to idealize the purity of the female virgin extended upon the social (conservative vs liberal; pure of mind, body, spirit.. or heading through a trial to be born again)
|by Anonymous||reply 83||December 29, 2022 2:24 AM|
R76 " This was likely intentional homoeroticism. "
Did you read OP's post?
|by Anonymous||reply 84||December 29, 2022 2:34 AM|
Dude, Where's My Car -- Ashton kisses Sean to make Fabio jealous? Okay.
|by Anonymous||reply 85||December 29, 2022 2:38 AM|
|by Anonymous||reply 86||December 29, 2022 2:41 AM|
|by Anonymous||reply 87||December 29, 2022 2:46 AM|
Top Gun may be the gayest movie ever.
|by Anonymous||reply 88||December 29, 2022 3:15 AM|
|by Anonymous||reply 89||December 29, 2022 3:18 AM|
The Other Side of Aspen
|by Anonymous||reply 90||December 29, 2022 3:49 AM|
Jurassic Park 3
|by Anonymous||reply 91||December 29, 2022 4:03 AM|
Tom Cruise's home movies
|by Anonymous||reply 92||December 30, 2022 5:30 PM|
Captain America: Winter Soldier
|by Anonymous||reply 93||December 30, 2022 5:37 PM|
|by Anonymous||reply 94||December 30, 2022 7:04 PM|
Johnny Guitar is so camp
|by Anonymous||reply 95||December 30, 2022 7:39 PM|
R95, but it’s very much intentional. A better question might be: has there EVER been an unintentionally homoerotic film?
|by Anonymous||reply 96||December 30, 2022 7:54 PM|
Top Gun. I think they thought they were making a "macho" action movie
|by Anonymous||reply 97||December 30, 2022 7:59 PM|
[quote] 300 was INCREDIBLY homoerotic, but again, I doubt that was unintentional.
The thing was that the film was very closely based on the Frank Miller graphic novel, and if there's ever been someone who is unaware of his homoerotic impulses, it's Miller. He is incredibly fucked up--the homeroticism in his work pales between his fascination with fascism and brutality.
It's interesting that the most brilliant and creative comics artists and writers of the last sixty years--Miller, Steve Ditko, Jack Kirby, Grant Morrison, Alan Moore--have all been fucked-up wackos.
|by Anonymous||reply 98||December 30, 2022 8:04 PM|
[quote]Top Gun. I think they thought they were making a "macho" action movie
And they DID make a macho action movie, but it's hard to believe the director didn't realize the homoerotic effect of the volleyball scene, the locker room scene, that scene in the classroom where two of the male "couples" look like they're about to kiss or fuck at any minute, etc. TOP GUN functions on (at least) two levels for different audiences.
|by Anonymous||reply 99||December 30, 2022 8:28 PM|
Fincher insisted that Fight Club was not homoerotic. Sure, Jan.
|by Anonymous||reply 100||December 30, 2022 8:29 PM|
R100, who the hell is he to decide that? Isn't homoeroticism in the eye of the beholder?
|by Anonymous||reply 101||December 30, 2022 8:37 PM|
Troll and Troll 2
|by Anonymous||reply 102||December 30, 2022 9:08 PM|
You just EXPECTED Tom Hardy and Chris Pine to fuck at the end.
|by Anonymous||reply 103||December 30, 2022 9:13 PM|
The Covenant, a 2006 horror movie starring young barely clothed Sebastian Stan, Steven Strait, Taylor Kitsch and Chace Crawford.
|by Anonymous||reply 104||December 30, 2022 9:15 PM|
The Wizard of Oz
|by Anonymous||reply 105||December 30, 2022 9:16 PM|
1983's "Bad Boys" starring Sean Penn and Esai Morales.
|by Anonymous||reply 106||December 30, 2022 9:24 PM|
Johnny Guitar? Is lesbian implication still called homoerotic?
|by Anonymous||reply 107||December 30, 2022 9:27 PM|
I really think the homoerotic element in This Means War was unintended
|by Anonymous||reply 108||December 30, 2022 9:43 PM|
Maybe not unintentional, but Brute Force (1947), with Hume Cronyn as the sadistic head guard of a prison, whos has photos of Greco-Roman muscle statues on the wall of his office, and holds his rubber pipe weapn in funny ways.
|by Anonymous||reply 109||December 31, 2022 1:57 AM|
Brute Force is definitely homoerotic, saw it on TCM not that long ago
|by Anonymous||reply 110||December 31, 2022 1:58 AM|
R104 Nothing unintentional there, between those torsos and Sebastian Stans' cock-perfect mouth.
|by Anonymous||reply 111||December 31, 2022 11:00 PM|
Schindler's list. - too soon?
|by Anonymous||reply 112||January 1, 2023 1:48 AM|
How could this dialog be "unintentional" ?
|by Anonymous||reply 113||January 1, 2023 11:28 PM|
|by Anonymous||reply 114||January 1, 2023 11:29 PM|
Think something saltier than acid.
|by Anonymous||reply 115||January 1, 2023 11:31 PM|
|by Anonymous||reply 116||January 1, 2023 11:32 PM|
^ So gay
|by Anonymous||reply 117||January 1, 2023 11:38 PM|
|by Anonymous||reply 118||January 2, 2023 12:03 AM|
R118, Ben Hur is another example of a carefully thought-out, intentional gay storyline. I mean, Gore worked on the script. We seein the Charleston Heston-Steven Boyd relationship exactly what we are meant to see.
|by Anonymous||reply 119||January 2, 2023 12:52 AM|
True 119, but I think it was unintentional for Heston and Boyd. Spartacus Olivier was definitely intentional and pretty outspoken for it’s time.
|by Anonymous||reply 120||January 2, 2023 1:29 PM|
^its time, Oh DEAR!!
|by Anonymous||reply 121||January 2, 2023 1:30 PM|
|by Anonymous||reply 122||January 2, 2023 1:52 PM|
R120, the oft-told tale is that the gay content of BEN-HUR was kept secret from Heston but not from Boyd. In fact, I believe Gore Vidal's story goes that Boyd came to him and said he was having a huge problem motivating his character's incredibly evil actions towards his former friend, so Vidal came up with the idea that judah Ben-Hur and Messala had been lovers when they were younger, and Messala was now trying to rekindle the relationship -- and when he was spurned by Judah, he became so enraged that he took revenge on Judah and his family. Boyd loved the idea, and he and Vidal brought it to the director William Wyler. They convinced him, but he said to them: "Okay, but don't tell Chuck!", presumably because he knew that Mr. Heston would NOT be on board with even the hint of a gay subtext to the relationship.
Although this does sound like it COULD be the kind of story that Vidal would make up, it really does have the ring of truth to it, ESPECIALLY if you watch Judah and Messala's first scene together in the movie, when they see each other again after a separation of many years. Watching that scene, it's impossible to think the gay subtext was unintentional on Boyd's part, even if it was on Heston's.
|by Anonymous||reply 123||January 2, 2023 1:59 PM|
Stand by Me
|by Anonymous||reply 124||January 2, 2023 3:02 PM|
I just rewatched the scene, R123, you are spot on. So Boyd way comfortable amongst gays?
|by Anonymous||reply 125||January 2, 2023 3:04 PM|
R125 There have long been rumors that Boyd was gay. He was briefly married in the late 50s, then didn't marry again until his mid-40s, a year before he died. The rumor is that his agent encourage him to get married because the rumors were swirling about him.
|by Anonymous||reply 126||January 2, 2023 3:07 PM|
Is that the sauna scene in Ben Hur?
|by Anonymous||reply 127||January 2, 2023 3:45 PM|
R127 No, that's Spartacus. Olivier and Tony Curtis.
|by Anonymous||reply 128||January 2, 2023 3:50 PM|
The best gay Ben Hur scene is the one when they throw the two javelins next to each other into the ceiling beam. Like two throbbing cocks aligned.
|by Anonymous||reply 129||January 2, 2023 5:43 PM|
In Ben-Hur Steven Boyd looks at Heston the way a starving man looks at a steak. I definitely think Boyd was "in on it" even if Heston wasn't
|by Anonymous||reply 130||January 2, 2023 5:58 PM|
Ben-Hur = Jesus Christ you queens are OLD
|by Anonymous||reply 131||January 2, 2023 6:29 PM|
|by Anonymous||reply 132||January 2, 2023 6:35 PM|
Minute By Minute
|by Anonymous||reply 133||January 2, 2023 6:39 PM|
R130, Gore Vidal said that Boyd was in on it and liked it. But he and the director agreed not to tell Heston.
|by Anonymous||reply 134||January 2, 2023 11:16 PM|
R123, Ben-Hur, the novel, may have had a gay undertone. In The Big Sleep, when Bogart impersonates a twitchy gay book collector, he's says he's looking for a rare 1860 edition of . . . Ben-Hur.
|by Anonymous||reply 135||January 2, 2023 11:17 PM|
|by Anonymous||reply 136||January 2, 2023 11:19 PM|
no this one.
|by Anonymous||reply 137||January 2, 2023 11:22 PM|
John Gavin in Spartacus
|by Anonymous||reply 138||January 2, 2023 11:26 PM|
Fried Green Tomatoes
|by Anonymous||reply 139||January 2, 2023 11:35 PM|
[quote]Gore Vidal said that Boyd was in on it and liked it. But he and the director agreed not to tell Heston.
More or less what I wrote above, except what my understanding is that it was the director, William Wyler, who told Vidal and Boyd not to tell Heston.
|by Anonymous||reply 140||January 2, 2023 11:41 PM|
The Swimmer, directed by, of all people, Frank Perry (Mommie Dearest.)
|by Anonymous||reply 141||January 3, 2023 12:37 AM|
RED RIVER owns this thread, but BAD INFLUENCE is a contender.
|by Anonymous||reply 142||January 3, 2023 12:42 AM|
Mahogany You can see Tony Perkins' hardon during the fight with Billy Dee !
|by Anonymous||reply 143||January 3, 2023 1:13 AM|
[quote] Ben-Hur = Jesus Christ you queens are OLD
Jesus Christ you twinks are STUPID.
|by Anonymous||reply 144||January 3, 2023 1:17 AM|
What was that r143? Did Tony tell Berry to put the scene in the movie? Berry was too stupid to understand what he was trying to do.
|by Anonymous||reply 145||January 3, 2023 1:21 AM|
This scene in this movie
|by Anonymous||reply 146||January 3, 2023 1:31 AM|
The homoeroticism in Eastern Promises is intentional.
|by Anonymous||reply 147||January 3, 2023 3:56 AM|
The Porky's movies. PeeWee clearly wanted to lose his cherry to Meat.
|by Anonymous||reply 148||January 8, 2023 3:26 PM|
I always thought that Fried Green Tomatoes was a lezzie movie, until a friend recently convinced me otherwise
|by Anonymous||reply 149||January 8, 2023 4:14 PM|
Dead Poets Society owns it
|by Anonymous||reply 150||January 8, 2023 4:29 PM|
R149 Did you ever read the book? The lesbianism was blatant in it. It was very covert in the movie.
|by Anonymous||reply 151||January 8, 2023 5:24 PM|
R131 I think old films are available for home viewing by people of all ages.
|by Anonymous||reply 152||January 8, 2023 7:47 PM|
I didn't find Dead Poets Society to be homoerotic, but I haven't seen it for years. What's the biggest scene of homoeroticism in the movie?
|by Anonymous||reply 153||January 8, 2023 7:49 PM|
R134 Vidal was a liar.
He was in the business of making fiction.
He was on the script for just two weeks. The real work on the script was by--
[quote] Karl Tunberg , Lew Wallace, Maxwell Anderson, S.N. Behrman and Christopher Fry,
|by Anonymous||reply 154||January 8, 2023 8:38 PM|
[quote]You just EXPECTED Tom Hardy and Chris Pine to fuck at the end.
There was an alternate ending on the DVD where Hardy and Pine's characters choose each other over Witherspoon's character. None of the homoeroticism in that movie was unintended, they just chose the ending that would be more palatable to mainstream audiences in Peoria.
|by Anonymous||reply 155||January 8, 2023 9:49 PM|
R155 I wanted a make out scene, but they wouldn't go for it.
|by Anonymous||reply 156||January 9, 2023 1:12 AM|
"Never Back Down" (2008)
"Friday Night Lights" (2004)
|by Anonymous||reply 157||January 16, 2023 3:34 AM|
R7 was prescient, as "TG: M" was basically called gay by Chelsea Handler on the Critics Choice Awards show tonight.
|by Anonymous||reply 158||January 16, 2023 4:17 AM|
[quote]The real work on the script was by--Karl Tunberg , Lew Wallace, Maxwell Anderson, S.N. Behrman and Christopher Fry,
It wasn't by Lew Wallace. He was a Civil War general and later a Governor. He wrote the book on which the movie is based. In 1880. Karl Tunberg wrote the original draft (I think?) and got sole screen credit. He was kind of a hack, though. The script that was used was written or re-written mainly by playwright Christopher Fry, according to the director.
|by Anonymous||reply 159||January 16, 2023 4:55 AM|
None of you queens have mentioned "The Defiant Ones" yet? Sidney Poitier and Tony Curtis are escaping prisoners fleeing through swamps and falling into pits while shackled together. Their racial hate for each other changes to something else during their travails. After they get their shackle removed, Tony has the chance to stay with a backwoods woman, but leaves her to save Sidney from a redneck posse and their bloodhounds. The film ends with Tony cradled in Sidney's arms.
|by Anonymous||reply 160||January 16, 2023 5:16 AM|
R149 What? You're stupid. They were lesbians, it was white washed in the film. Like The Color Purple.
|by Anonymous||reply 161||January 16, 2023 6:15 AM|
The Two Popes
|by Anonymous||reply 162||January 16, 2023 7:36 AM|
The ending of Casablanca
|by Anonymous||reply 163||January 16, 2023 3:12 PM|
TV show: The Facts of Life
|by Anonymous||reply 164||January 16, 2023 4:46 PM|
This nude massage scene between Gregory Harrison and Perry King in 1983's "The Hasty Heart"
|by Anonymous||reply 165||January 16, 2023 4:51 PM|
The Eagle with Channing Tatum
|by Anonymous||reply 166||January 16, 2023 4:55 PM|
TV show: Adam-12.
I’m convinced that Malloy was closeted and secretly in love with Reed.
|by Anonymous||reply 167||January 16, 2023 5:26 PM|
|by Anonymous||reply 168||January 19, 2023 2:34 AM|
R166 Yes, Channing and Jamie clearly were supposed to be fucking.
|by Anonymous||reply 169||January 19, 2023 10:51 AM|
Fried Green Tomatoes was written by Fannie Flagg, who is rumored to be a lesbian, so that may explain the lesbian subtext.
|by Anonymous||reply 170||January 23, 2023 8:32 AM|
In the book the lesbianism is more explicit. Also, Jessica Tandy is not Mary Stuart Masterson’s character.
|by Anonymous||reply 171||January 23, 2023 10:25 AM|
r160 prison movies don't count
|by Anonymous||reply 172||January 23, 2023 11:59 AM|
virtually every film about nuns... which is why so many of those stories involve ms babybutch finding a man
|by Anonymous||reply 173||January 23, 2023 12:01 PM|
R25 Like I would ever say "OMG" to anything, under any circumstances.
|by Anonymous||reply 174||January 23, 2023 12:11 PM|
for lads, virtually from sports becoming comfortable with your sexuality and learning how to bottom
business - daddy issues
action - instinctual lust and from dusk to dawn promote the blurry lines of male socialization and fraternal love, see john carpenter's vampires or from dusk til dawn. pussy is the enemy. and we could skim over various films where pussy is both rare commodity and enemy... Predator, Starship Troopers (that one is more of a bisexual inversion as bisexuality as the ideal, in addition to breaking standard gendered roles. The obsession with his dream girl led to many deaths in the face of the vagina monsters vs the orgiastic relationship he could have had after winning the respect of his platoon.)
military films in general - in which "traditional" or the modern nuclear family values are frequently at the root of dysfunction when presented as the ideal. Hot Lips is defiantly hetero but queered by her bdsm tendencies, aggressive - masculinzed social features and essentially being brothel madame with her nurses that are viewed like prostitutes for merely being female in a place where there's so few readily available. Likewise we see the same with the catty and snarky relationships of other leads in M*A*S*H - again, it's hardly a wonder that it's the crossdresser that appears the most hetero defined/inclined and homophobic.
|by Anonymous||reply 175||January 23, 2023 12:15 PM|
107 replies and no mention of The Transporter (2002)?
Jason Statham's character always talks about "The Package"
Before he kills a guy Statham gently strokes the inside of his hand. This person is the same actor that gets jealous when Dom brings Brian to the cookout.
And this very strange fight sequence: I'm shirtless so let me pour some oil on myself so I'll be more slippery and can avoid getting hit. It's okay to kiss a guy because I'm underwater and I'm just sucking the air out of him so I don't drown
|by Anonymous||reply 176||February 6, 2023 6:42 AM|
American Flyers, especially this scene.
Kevin Costner with a pornstache gives off serious Chad Douglas vibes, and David Marshall Grant looks like a 1980s Falcon power bottom.
|by Anonymous||reply 177||February 6, 2023 1:22 PM|
"Animal House"; the paddling scene.
|by Anonymous||reply 178||February 6, 2023 1:38 PM|
[quote]a 1980s Falcon power bottom.
My favorite was Chip Daniels.
|by Anonymous||reply 179||February 7, 2023 7:33 AM|
Lifeguard with Sam Elliot.
|by Anonymous||reply 180||February 7, 2023 8:25 AM|
[quote]The Lost Boys.
Oh Honey, that wasn't unintentional!
|by Anonymous||reply 181||February 7, 2023 8:27 AM|
Carry On Constable.
|by Anonymous||reply 182||February 7, 2023 8:37 AM|
R104 That was such a sexy movie
|by Anonymous||reply 183||February 7, 2023 8:37 AM|
Commercial film industries, around the world, employ professional artists and technicians who are worldy and sophisticated and fully aware of that they are doing. I think there is little to no "unintentional" homoeroticism. Instances of homoeroticism are going to be subjective, anyway. You have some fellows acting together and then millions of viewers get to watch it. Some of them are going to find the interaction homoerotic. Hard to predict. When I was a young teen I saw The Defiant Ones and thought it was homoerotic. Most people probably did not in 1958. But the director and actors knew that was a possible reaction. And I'm sure there were some homos in 1958 who thought it was homoerotic.
|by Anonymous||reply 184||February 7, 2023 11:05 AM|
Unintentionally - maybe Gallipoli? WWI drama with gorgeous young Mel Gibson and Mark Lee. They are so beautiful together and kind of besotted with one another.
|by Anonymous||reply 185||February 7, 2023 11:24 AM|
|by Anonymous||reply 186||February 7, 2023 12:11 PM|
Peter Weir made a couple movies with high homoerotic potential.
|by Anonymous||reply 187||February 7, 2023 12:22 PM|
The Blue Lagoon. Despite all the fuss over Brooke Shield’s underage casting, that movie was clearly made so that the director could caress Christopher Atkins’s nude body.with his camera.
|by Anonymous||reply 188||February 7, 2023 1:35 PM|
R188 so in your scenario, who does that = UNINTENTIONALLY homoerotic.
|by Anonymous||reply 189||February 7, 2023 1:46 PM|
Surprisingly, Chariots of Fire had no homoerotism other them pretty boys in white running in the surf in slow motion.
|by Anonymous||reply 190||February 7, 2023 2:11 PM|
I watched "Marathon Man" the other night, and there was definite homoerotic tension between Roy Scheider and William Devane in that one.
|by Anonymous||reply 191||February 7, 2023 2:25 PM|
R188 so in your scenario, HOW does that equal UNINTENTIONALLY homoerotic?
|by Anonymous||reply 192||February 7, 2023 4:19 PM|
FYI R191 - Roy Scheider and William Devane's characters were a couple on the downlow. In the book, it's clear that they were in a relationship, but the movie kind of buried it. The movie made that even more cloudy because one ended up betraying the other in their life of covert ops.
|by Anonymous||reply 193||February 7, 2023 5:21 PM|
Less than Zero - I saw this movie years ago and memory has clouded things, but I remember James Spader pets and caresses strung out Robert Downey Jr. at a party. Pretty sure the scenario was that drug dealer James was pimping out RDJ as payment for the drugs RDJ got. I also got the sense that James was gay/bi and also had feelings for his client. The movie was not homoerotic but that scene was hot - Spader has such a look of tenderness on his face as he hugs RDJ.
|by Anonymous||reply 194||February 7, 2023 5:41 PM|
R194 The book is much more explicit, he loads Julian up with drunks and takes him off to be gangbanged by a group of guys in a room upstairs, Clay does nothing to intervene, he just flees the scene.
|by Anonymous||reply 195||February 7, 2023 5:44 PM|
R194, one of those film scenes that is much sexier than it has a right to be.
There's been a lot of speculation as to whether Spader had a real-life attraction to RDJ. I'm inclined to think it was simply acting - Spader brought that malevolent seductiveness to a lot of his early roles.
|by Anonymous||reply 196||February 7, 2023 6:17 PM|
White Squall...1996. A bunch of shirtless teenagers in a boat, getting disciplined! Ryan Phillipe et al!
|by Anonymous||reply 197||February 7, 2023 6:24 PM|
This will blow some peoples minds, but Chuck Norris has a very homoerotic scene in one of his schlock movies. The 1977 movie is called "Breaker, Breaker" and follows trucker Chuck trying to free his younger brother (between 18-20 years old), who is being held hostage by a corrupt small town cop. This movie was made during the height of the CB radio craze, thus the title.
Picture hot young Chuck in ultra-tight jeans running around in dusty Texas towns, looking for the dudes who have his blond twink brother captive. We get a bunch of shots of truckers talking on CB radios, rallied by Chuck to help him in the rescue. When the brothers are finally reunited at the end of the film, they have a hug that doesn't look at all "brotherly" - it looks like Chuck rescued his lover. The hug is held much longer than necessary and Chuck caresses the guys hair and face very tenderly.
The Youtube clip I found cuts a lot of the brother hug out, but you can see what I'm talking about - about 1:10 it starts.
|by Anonymous||reply 198||February 7, 2023 6:25 PM|
"Tigerland" (2000) and "Phone Booth" (2002). Both directed by Joel Schumacher and starring Colin Farrell. While the latter doesn't have any nude scene by Farrell, I felt there is an erotic undertone on the way his character goes from an arrogant and cocky dude-bro to a scared, desperate and submissive little puppy that you want to protect.
|by Anonymous||reply 199||February 7, 2023 6:36 PM|
I will repeat, Fight Club.
|by Anonymous||reply 200||February 8, 2023 2:49 AM|
I think Tigerland was definitely intentionally homoerotic.
|by Anonymous||reply 201||February 8, 2023 3:00 AM|
R190 Yes it did. It had Brad Davis in there being homoerotic.
|by Anonymous||reply 202||February 8, 2023 3:47 AM|
Sonny sure was an ass slapper.
|by Anonymous||reply 203||February 8, 2023 4:10 AM|
Powder. When he watches that other guy take a shower.
|by Anonymous||reply 204||February 8, 2023 4:16 AM|
Oh, Billy, blow that raptor resonating chamber!
|by Anonymous||reply 205||February 8, 2023 4:22 AM|
Dr. Grant is a fan
|by Anonymous||reply 206||February 8, 2023 4:22 AM|
How has nobody mentioned Varsity Blues? Shirtless Paul Walker?!
|by Anonymous||reply 207||February 8, 2023 4:28 AM|
Fast and the furious is the homoerotic Paul Walker movie to me, but Into the Blue is also in there.
They had Paul wear his shorts as low as possible for about half the movie.
|by Anonymous||reply 208||February 8, 2023 4:41 AM|
Didn’t Paul Walker make some movie where he had to walk around a truck stop naked with another guy? And there was some campus farce where Miles Teller and Skyler Astin had to walk around with just socks on their junk. Maybe they weren’t homoerotic, but I think a lot of homos eroticizied themselves to those scenes.
|by Anonymous||reply 209||February 8, 2023 5:22 AM|
R209, yes, Paul Walker & Steve Zahn had an extended nude scene in "Joy Ride" (2001).
It's also a decent movie with a good performance by Ted Levine as the villain.
|by Anonymous||reply 210||February 8, 2023 7:51 AM|
R195 Well, Scheider and Devane definitely understood the context of the relationship between their characters, because the way they look at each other in their scenes together, the sexual tension is apparent.
|by Anonymous||reply 211||February 8, 2023 10:33 AM|
There's a brand-new movie to add to our list: THE FABELMANS. I just saw it, and some of the scenes involving Sam Rechner as Logan are quite homoerotic, especially the scenes at the beach. Also, I for one think Gabriel LaBelle as Sammy is quite cute and sexy in a different way, and he is shirtless in one scene (though he has a towel around his neck).
|by Anonymous||reply 212||February 8, 2023 3:51 PM|
The locker room/shower scene after the football game in the Best Little Whorehouse in Texas. We saw more of those college boys’ bodies than we did of the whores!
|by Anonymous||reply 213||February 8, 2023 4:04 PM|
As you may know, R213, that number/sequence was originally much longer. Most of the extra footage is of the dance sequence when the guys are fully clothed, but there is a little more footage of the guys naked in the showers and semi-naked in the locker room. You may (or may not) be able to find the whole, reconstructed number online somewhere.
|by Anonymous||reply 214||February 8, 2023 4:33 PM|
But also, I should have added to the above that I'm sure the homoeroticism in WHOREHOUSE is absolutely, 100 percent intentional.
|by Anonymous||reply 215||February 8, 2023 4:34 PM|
[quote]They had Paul wear his shorts as low as possible for about half the movie.
I didn't see the movie, but isn't that just erotic, not homoerotic?
|by Anonymous||reply 216||February 8, 2023 4:44 PM|
What exactly makes something homoerotic as opposed to just erotic? Does it have to involve sexual tension between two or more men, or nudity among a group of males?
|by Anonymous||reply 217||February 8, 2023 5:13 PM|
Scott Caan was also in Into The Blue. There was probably some homoerotic scenes between him and Paul. Likely some manly wrestling. Someone watch the movie and tell us.
|by Anonymous||reply 218||February 8, 2023 11:45 PM|
Not a movie, but an episode of the 80's series "Miami Vice". The episode is called "Evan" and involves an undercover cop who used to be Don (Crockett) Johnson's partner when they first joined the force. Evan surfaces after some years and there is tension between him and Crockett. Evan is still disturbed by an incident early their career where a fellow cop killed himself and Evan has harbored guilt for a long time. He pours out his heart to Crockett and ends up hugging him in his grief.
Later, Evan's grief turns to anger/depression, feeling that Crockett could have handled that cop's suicide better. In my eyes, there seemed to be some unrequited love from Evan to Crockett going on too. By the end of the episode, Evan is in the middle of an undercover arms deal and you see that he has decided that he can't live with his heavy heart anymore. Evan gets shot and ends up cradled in Crockett's lap, then reaches up and traces Crockett's jaw with his finger before dying.
|by Anonymous||reply 219||February 12, 2023 11:28 PM|
|by Anonymous||reply 220||March 31, 2023 2:05 AM|
Fight Club is based on a book written by a gay author, so it's hardly unitentional.
|by Anonymous||reply 221||March 31, 2023 7:24 AM|
Oh, interesting about Fight Club, I didn't know about the author.
|by Anonymous||reply 222||March 31, 2023 3:47 PM|
I saw this movie when I was very young but it has stayed with me. It's "Sometimes a Great Notion", starring Henry Fonda and Paul Newman as father/son who run a logging business on a mountain. There's a very heavy scene where Paul and co-worker Richard Jaeckel are cutting trees alone, when Richard gets pinned under a giant fallen tree in a pool of water. The water starts to rise and Paul watches in horror, seeing his friend is going to drown. Paul jumps in the water and starts to give his friend air via mouth-to-mouth, but it is a lost cause they're alone on this job. Paul keeps giving him air, but Richard realizes he's done and stops accepting it. The scene is more heartbreaking because the water is crystal clear and we see Richard smile peacefully at Paul as he succumbs.
I feel skeevy saying I found it homoerotic, but I did because I had never seen two men so intimate before.
|by Anonymous||reply 223||March 31, 2023 6:39 PM|
R223 I didn't find that scene homoerotic, but to this day, I think it's the saddest, most tragic movie moment I've ever seen.
|by Anonymous||reply 224||March 31, 2023 6:47 PM|
The Complete Works of Jan Michael Vincent.
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