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10 LGBT Movies To Watch This Valentine's Day

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    Even the most die-hard romantic movie fans can only watch Rose say "never let go, Jack" so many times. Solid rom-coms and swoon-worthy films seem to be on the decline, but one way to expand your Valentine's Day viewing options is to look beyond the straight, cisgender canon.

    The 10 films ahead comprise a mix of recent releases and cult classics that explore LGBT relationships. There's something for every kind of romantic film fan — coming-of-age first love, an older character finding love late in life, and rom-coms leaning more heavily on the comedy strand of their DNA. The list includes critically beloved movies that have already won awards. It also features some LGBT favorites, as well as a few films that are bound to become classics.

    Enjoying a romantic movie is the perfect V-Day activity, whether you're single or having a quiet date night in. But you don't need to watch Sleepless in Seattle for the 20th time. These 10 movies will help you broaden your cinematic horizons.

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    Fried Green Tomatoes (1991)
    Though it may be a story of unrequited love, it's still probably the most romantic film that features cannibalism.

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    Go Fish (1994)
    In this black-and-white film that's so '90s it hurts, a group of women hook up, hang out, and have lengthy discussions about love and sex that are contractually required to appear in every movie involving more than one central couple.

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    The Birdcage (1996)
    At the heart of this film is a sweet and strong relationship between Armand (Robin Williams) and Albert (Nathan Lane).

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    Saving Face (2004)
    A romance with plenty of mystery and intergenerational conflict, Saving Face tells the story of a New York woman who's not quite ready to introduce her girlfriend to her mother. But when her mother gets pregnant, she becomes her daughter's roommate (though she won't say who the baby's father is).

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    But I'm a Cheerleader (2000)
    A rom-com wrapped in bright blue and pink, this '90s cult film features a classic high school profession of love.