Transgender Movies, Videos, DVDs

TitleTopicDescriptionType
Another WomanTen years after abandoning her family and her miserable life as a man, Léa (Nathalie Mann) returns to see her children. But no one recognizes the father inside the woman who has befriended them. Movie (France)
Beautiful BoxerAsanee Suwan portrays kickboxer Parinya Charoenphol, who's harboring an unusual secret: He's a transvestite. Inspired by a famous Thai pugilist who lived two drastically different lives.Movie (Thailand)
Boys Don’t CryTeena Brandon (Hilary Swank) moves to a small Nebraska town in search of a new life. She takes the name Brandon Teena, passes herself off as a boy and begins dating a beautiful girl .Movie (US)
Call Me MalcolmMalcolm describes his childhood like this: 'I always thoughtof myself as one of the brothers. I have two brothers so that would have made me the third brother. But other people perceived me as a girl and I couldn't really correct them. It made me feel like I wasn't there.'Movie (US)
Ma Vie En Rose (English Subtitles)Convinced he's a girl trapped in a boy's body, 7-year-old Ludovic (Georges Du Fresne) expresses his true self by regularly donning girls' clothing, putting a strain on his perplexed family -- and, of course, sending shockwaves among his bigoted neighbors. Movie (Belgium)
NormalRural Illinois resident Roy (Tom Wilkinson) declares after his 25th wedding anniversary that he has always believed he's a woman trapped inside a man's body. This shocks and angers some in his family and community, but some are unexpectedly supportive.Movie (US)
Red Without BlueProbing the close yet emotionally fraught relationship between two gay identical twins this intimate documentary examines the troubled history of Mark and Alex (which includes a double-suicide attempt) as well as their problematic present. As one of them prepares to undergo a sex-change operation the film explores the meaning of sexual identity and its effect on family relationships.Movie (US)
She’s a Boy I KnewA story of love, loss, and transformation. On the surface, we have Steven Haworth, only son, and husband to Malgosia. Steven soon reveals a closely guarded secret which sends his loved ones reeling. And so, begins the journey of Steven as he transforms into Gwen. But the true story lies in the narrative of those around her.Movie (Canada)
Second Serve: The Renee Richards StorySecond Serve is an American biopic of eye surgeon, professional tennis player and male-to-female transgender woman Renée Richards. The made-for-television film is based on the book The Renée Richards Story: Second Serve by Richards with John Ames.Made for TV Movie
The Brandon Teena StoryBrandon Teena -- a Nebraskan woman who was born Teena Brandon but identified and dressed as a man -- is the focus of this in-depth documentary. Movie (US)
The Crying GameCenters on Fergus (Stephen Rea), who kidnaps British soldier Jody (Forest Whitaker) for the IRA, befriends his captive and promises to contact his girlfriend, Dil (Jaye Davidson), should Jody die. When tragedy occurs, Fergus finds Dil and they hit it off -- but Fergus is in for a big surprise.Movie (US)
TransamericaBree (Felicity Huffman) gets the shock of her life a week before her final sex change surgery when she discovers a son she didn't know she had. After bailing him out of jail, the two set out on a cross-country journey riddled with road bumps. Movie (US)
Victor/VictoriaVictoria Grant (Julie Andrews) is a struggling soprano who, with help from a fellow performer (Robert Preston), finally finds success by posing as a male female impersonator. Movie (US)
Born in the Wrong Body: A Change of Heart (MSNBC)A 32-year-old man prepares for a sex-change operation.Video Documentary
Changing Sexes: Male to Female (Discovery Channel) Follow four women as they make the process of becoming men. Video Documentary
Cruel and Unusual, Dan HuntThis award-winning documentary makes an unflinching examination of transgender women in men's prisons.Video Documentary
Middle Sexes (HBO Documentary)Sensitively explores the controversial subject of the blurring of gender as well as the serious social and family problems – even dangers – often faced by those whose gender may fall somewhere in between male and female.Video Documentary
My Secret Self (20/20 with Barbara Walters). It features Barbara Walters as she interviews the families of young transgender children. Video Documentary(Clicking on link will take you to a list of links to Utube for the 5 parts of the documentary)
No Dumb Questions (regarding children) Offers insight about gender issues and the natural curiosity of children. Seeks to help families through challenge of learning about transgender relative.Video Documentary
Taboo: Sexual Idenity (National Geographic)From transsexuals in America to the katoey in Thailand, find out how far will people go to become the person they think they were meant to be.Video Documentary
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