Keyword hiv Movies

Dallas Buyers Club 7.8

2013 Drama, History

Loosely based on the true-life tale of Ron Woodroof, a drug-taking, women-loving, homophobic man who in 1986 was diagnosed with HIV/AIDS and given thirty days to live.

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Philadelphia 7.2

1993 Drama, Mystery

No one would take his case until one man was willing to take on the system. Two competing lawyers join forces to sue a prestigious law firm for AIDS discrimination. As their unlikely friendship develops their courage…

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Catarina and the others 6.2

2011 Drama, Mystery

Outside, the first sun rays break the dawn. Sixteen years old Catarina can't fall asleep. Inconsequently, in the big city adults are moved by desire... Catarina found she is HIV positive. She wants to drag everyone…

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Rent 6.4

2005 Comedy, Drama, Music, Romance

This rock opera tells the story of one year in the life of a group of bohemians struggling in modern day East Village New York. The story centers around Mark and Roger, two roommates. While a former tragedy has…

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Gia 6.5

1998 TV Movie, Drama, Romance

Fact-based story of top fashion model Gia Marie Carangi follows her life from a rebel working in her father's diner at age 17 to her death in 1986 at age 26 from AIDS, one of the first women in America whose death…

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And the Band Played On 4.8

1993 Drama

The story of the discovery of the AIDS epidemic and the political infighting of the scientific community hampering the early fight with it.

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Love! Valour! Compassion! 2.8

1997 Drama

Gregory invites seven friends to spend the summer at his large, secluded 19th-century home in upstate New York. The seven are: Bobby, Gregory's "significant other," who is blind but who loves to explore the home…

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Angels in America 5.7

2003 Drama, Fantasy

Playwright Tony Kushner adapts his political epic about the AIDS crisis during the mid-eighties, around a group of separate but connected individuals.

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Close to Leo 5.0

2002 Drama, Foreign

When 21 year-old Leo, the oldest of four brothers, announces to his rural French family that he's HIV+, his family quickly rallys around him. Leo travels to Paris with his youngst brother Marcel for treatment. When…

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The 24th Day 5.7

2004 Drama, Thriller

Tom and Dan's one-night stand turns into an intense power-play between captor and captive.

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The ADS Epidemic 0.0

1987 Music

A short remake of Luchino Visconti's "Death in Paris," where instead of a cholera epidemic it's the "Acquired Dread of Sex" (ADS) epidemic.

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Holding Trevor 3.6

2007 Drama

Everybody's looking for something... Moving forward doesn't always mean leaving something behind.

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Doctors, Liars, and Women: AIDS Activists Say No to Cosmo 0.0

1988 Documentary

Outraged by the controversial January, 1988 article in Cosmopolitan magazine, the women in the AIDS Coalition to Unleash Power, (Act Up, New York), organized the first AIDS demonstration focused on women. Doctors…

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Stiff Sheets 0.0

1989 Documentary

Stiff Sheets indicts public health officials and politicians for the lack of adequate and humane care for people with AIDS in Los Angeles, this time documenting a mock fashion show staged by ACT UP activists.

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Buddies 0.0

1985 Drama

Buddies is a 1985 American drama film. It is the first film to deal with the AIDS pandemic, preceding the television movie An Early Frost (also released in 1985). Directed by Arthur J. Bressan Jr., who would die…

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We Were Here 6.7

2011 Documentary

'We Were Here' is the first film to take a deep and reflective look back at the arrival and impact of AIDS in San Francisco, and how the City's inhabitants dealt with that unprecedented calamity. It explores what…

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Diana's Hair Ego: AIDS Info Up Front 0.0

1990 Documentary

A documentary film about AIDS and one unconventional woman's efforts to educate her small, Southern community. DiAna DiAna is a local hairdresser who transformed her beauty parlor into a center for AIDS and safe…

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(In)Visible Women 0.0

1991 Documentary

Women who are HIV-positive discuss how they "came out" about their infection and became politically active.

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