'Maurice' lands in top 10 list of gay films
How gay were the '80s? Not very, if you follow AfterElton.com's new list of the Top 50 Gay Movies of All Time. Just five movies from our decade made their list.
In all fairness, the list was decided by a reader poll, not a panel of film critics. Still, what does it say when only five flicks from the '80s make the list of 50? (And no Can't Stop the Music? For shame!)
By the way No. 1 on the list was 2005's Brokeback Mountain. Here's a list of the movies that made AfterElton.com's list, and their ranking among the top 50. Click here for the full list.
TOP 5 GAY MOVIES FROM THE '80s:
7. MAURICE (1987): James Wilby, Hugh Grant. "I'm an unspeakable of the Oscar Wilde sort."13. TORCH SONG TRILOGY (1988): Anne Bancroft, Matthew Broderick. "In order to be a real dame you've got to kneel before a queen!"
26. MY BEAUTIFUL LAUNDRETTE (1985): Saeed Jaffrey, Roshan Seth. "Ain't nothing I can say to make it up to you. There's only things I can do to show you... That I am with you."
28. PARTING GLANCES (1986): Richard Ganoung, John Bolger, Steve Buscemi. "I like to chase. I'm a wolf in twinkie clothing."
39. MAKING LOVE (1982): Michael Ontkean, Kate Jackson, Harry Hamlin. "Crepe paper is a bitch to tear."