14 LGBT Films That Need To Be Added To Netflix Instant Streaming Right Now

Right. Now.

Netflix just added a bunch of movies to its instant streaming selection, just in time for the entire nation to bundle up and bingewatch.

When it comes to Netflix’s LGBT section, the selection seems to be missing a few necessities.

Dear Netflix, these are the films we need. Now.

1. Looking For Langston

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Why we need it now: Who doesn’t want to be transported into the world of a 1920s Harlem speakeasy, if only for a little while.

2. Desert Hearts (1985)

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Why we need it right now: Because there are still people that believe The Notebook invented kissing in the rain.

3. If These Walls Could Talk 2 (2000)

Why we need it right now: Three generations, three couples, three beautiful love stories.

 

4. Imagine Me & You (2005)

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Why we need it right now: Every once and a while, you have to be reminded that love at first sight is possible.

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5. The Birdcage (1996)

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Why we need it right now: A film that gives you an instant mood boost is hard to come by these days.

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6. The Watermelon Woman (1996)

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Why we need it now: Flirting 101, class is in session.

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7. The Celluloid Closet (1995)

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Why we need it now: There should be a law making this film mandatory viewing.

8. Bound (1996)

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Why we need it right now: Get that neo-noir crime thriller fix with double the femme fatales.

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9. Transamerica

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Why we need it right now: For the sad feelings, the happy feelings, and any other feelings you ever wanted to feel.

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10. Maurice (1987)

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Why we need it now: Oh, the divine power of Hugh.

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11. The Children’s Hour (1961)

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Why we need it right now: Audrey Hepburn in all her repressed lady-loving feelings glory? Yes, please.

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12. Boys Don’t Cry (1999)

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Why we need it now: Hilary Swank’s Oscar winning depiction of murdered transgender man Brandon Teena should be available at the click of a button. End of story.

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13. Personal Best (1982)

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Why we need it right now: Watching two Olympic hopefuls fall in love is the perfect preparation for the Sochi games.

 

14. Grey Gardens (1975)

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Why we need it now: It’s very difficult to keep the line between Netflix binges and actual reality. You know what I mean? It’s awfully difficult.

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