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Guest SouthernBelle

OK, so I'm sure that all of you know I'm a pirate. ARRRRRR!

I have been watching movies just about every day, but I want to watch more movies about transgendered people. I prefer movies about transsexuals, but I'll watch anything.

So! What are some good movies about transgendered people? I've seen Boys Don't Cry and Hedwig and the Angry Inch so far. What else is out there???

HUGGS

Belle

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Petra Jane

Okay, off the top of my head, bearing in mind I've not watched them myself, never had the time on the ocassions they are on over here.

Pricilla, Queen of the desert

Transamerica

One I have seen however and really enjoyed was Kinky Boots!

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Guest lvmyftm

Seems like most of them don't have very good endings..like Boys Dont Cry.

Soldiers Girl was good until the end.

Better than Chocolate has a trans character in it.

Seems like there was a topic that had a pretty long list of movies on here somewhere already.

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Guest DawnK

I don't know if you can find it, but if you ever get the chance to watch "Medical Center" The Fourth Sex: " (1975) give it a shot. It was a TV series and aired while I was home on leave. I remember watching it in excitement thinking, "Man, if only I could do that!" But I couldn't show my excitement since Mom and Dad were both watching it as well. My Dad was hell bent on his boys being boys.

But I was disappointed with the ending. Seeing Robert Reed as the female bothered me because he didn't look natural. I was already large and knew that if nothing could be done with the face, I would be an ugly woman. It was hard enough just being a large insecure male. I knew I couldn't handle a sex change.

However, today's procedures seem to be so much better. God Bless Technology but more importantly, God Bless those who paved the way.

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Sally

"Medical Center!"

Thank uyou Dawn, I was telling someone about this episode a while back and I could not remember the name of the series - I clearly remembered that episode and its title.

Do you remember the episode name about the intersexed boy who was having health issues and had to be made one sex or the other and his parents had to choose?

I saw the last half of it once and it left me very confused.

Love ya,

Sally

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Guest karl636

The film kinky boots was set in my home town ;) . I watched it and to be honest I found it dull but maybe because I had a boring day and watching a film just sent me to sleep.

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Petra Jane

A few others that may be of interest if you'll accept CD'ing as against trans-sexual films.

How about St. Trinians, both the old lack and white versions with Alistair Sim as the Headmistress or the new versions with Rupert Everett.

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Guest nelo

I actually have seen Transamerica, I watched it with my mom, just as a regular movie since I wasn't involved with anything trans related at the time. I think it was good for my mom especially, since soon afterwards she had a coworker transition mtf. But even beyond that, it was just a good movie. =)

I rented Hedwig the other day, but I burnt it and haven't had a chance to watch it. I heard it's good.

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Guest SouthernBelle

Watched Rocky Horror last night. I'm going to DL all those movie suggestions tonight and watch one or two.

HUGGS

Belle

P.S. keep 'em coming!!

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Guest SouthernBelle

I actually have seen Transamerica, I watched it with my mom, just as a regular movie since I wasn't involved with anything trans related at the time. I think it was good for my mom especially, since soon afterwards she had a coworker transition mtf. But even beyond that, it was just a good movie. =)

I rented Hedwig the other day, but I burnt it and haven't had a chance to watch it. I heard it's good.

It's very good, especially if you like punk rock.

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Guest ohhlaala

Have you seen 'Breakfast on Pluto' an Irish film staring Cillian Murphy... I love that film.

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Guest ChloëC

How about the following -

'To Wong Fu, Thanks for Everything, Julie Newmar'

Victor/Victoria

Ma Vie En Rose

Ready? Ok.

A Girl Like Me. Gwen Arujo Story.

Some Like It Hot

Good-bye Charlie

Switch

The last two were very mainline movies with 'magical' transformations that were both daring and extremely tame for their times. That gender switching was even being considered in movies of that type was amazing.

Hugs

Chloë

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Guest Sam_P

Stage Beauty is a film about someone questioning their gender identity in the background of a really awesome film. http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0368658/

Zerophilia is a funny, not-trans-per-se film that has one hell of a lot of gender switching in it. Quite interesting when viewed from the 'gender is a spectrum' viewpoint, but it's about as intellectual as you decide to make it. http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0421090/

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Guest SouthernBelle

Seems like most of them don't have very good endings..like Boys Dont Cry.

Soldiers Girl was good until the end.

Better than Chocolate has a trans character in it.

Seems like there was a topic that had a pretty long list of movies on here somewhere already.

Better than chocolate... Is the trans character an important character? I don't care so much if he or she is hardly on-screen.

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Guest SouthernBelle

Have you seen 'Breakfast on Pluto' an Irish film staring Cillian Murphy... I love that film.

is it a trans film?

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Guest SouthernBelle

I'm actually DLing and watching every single one of the movie suggestions. Thx everyone!!

KISSES

Belle

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Carolyn Marie

Belle, here's one not mentioned before, "Normal" a made for T.V. movie from 2003. Its about a middle aged TS from the midwest with a wife and kid who goes through the beginning stages of transition. Not everone likes it, but I found it very well made and acted.

Carolyn Marie

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Guest nelo

Belle, here's one not mentioned before, "Normal" a made for T.V. movie from 2003. Its about a middle aged TS from the midwest with a wife and kid who goes through the beginning stages of transition. Not everone likes it, but I found it very well made and acted.

Carolyn Marie

I saw Normal when it came out. It was actually how I learned what transexuality was! I remember watching it with my mom. I was... 12. Hmm. I remembered it the other day and meant to post it here, but forgot, I'm glad Carolyn did. I need to see it again though, I don't remember it too well. I liked it a lot at the time though.

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Guest ohhlaala

is it a trans film?

Yes, Its set in Ireland in the 70s, its a really good film.

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Guest lvmyftm

Better than chocolate... Is the trans character an important character? I don't care so much if he or she is hardly on-screen.

The trans character is one of the four main characters. It is mainly a film about lesbians, but the trans character has a song that you are sure to get a laugh out of.

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Guest NatashaJade

It's very good, especially if you like punk rock.

I love Hedwig....Wicked Little Town is one of my favorite songs of all time.

luv

Gin

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Guest Emily Ray

My Life in Pink or ma via en rose, its a french movie that i'm dying to see its about a little 7 year old transgirl and tells the struggles we have but with a character that everyone can love. I mean who can't love a little girl just trying to be herself! subtitles though

huggs

Emily

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Guest Nikki A

My Life in Pink or ma via en rose, its a french movie that i'm dying to see its about a little 7 year old transgirl and tells the struggles we have but with a character that everyone can love. I mean who can't love a little girl just trying to be herself! subtitles though

huggs

Emily

That movie is great! but be warned it is really sad/hard to watch at parts. probably more so if another trans is watching and can relate! but still a wonderful movie. can the french do any wrong? my answer: no

hugs, Nikki

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Guest DawnK

"Medical Center!"Thank uyou Dawn, I was telling someone about this episode a while back and I could not remember the name of the series - I clearly remembered that episode and its title.Do you remember the episode name about the intersexed boy who was having health issues and had to be made one sex or the other and his parents had to choose?I saw the last half of it once and it left me very confused.Love ya,Sally

Hi Sally,

Sorry it's taken so long to respond. I don't remember the show you are talking about, but I do remember some show (real life) where a botched circumcision on a baby boy destroyed most of his penis, so the doctors and parents decided on making and raising him as a girl and it didn't work. She(He) knew deep down that he should have been male. So that blows the argument that upbringing makes a difference.

If you ever do find out the name of the movie you're talking about, let me know, I'd love to see it.

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Guest SouthernBelle

Belle, here's one not mentioned before, "Normal" a made for T.V. movie from 2003. Its about a middle aged TS from the midwest with a wife and kid who goes through the beginning stages of transition. Not everone likes it, but I found it very well made and acted.

Carolyn Marie

When I went to look for it on the site I usually get my torrents from, a TS porn site popped up. How revolting!

Anyway, I just thought it was an interesting and disgusting thing and I thought I should share it.

LOVE

Belle

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