The Love Patient is a 2011 gay comedy movie. A gay couple Paul and Brad broke up for an unknown reason. Paul is selfish and likes attention. He is unable to move on with his life after the breakup. He finds help inform of advice from a friend in the medical profession. He deceives his family and friends that he is suffering from cancer. This is meant to win back Brad through sympathy and affection. The comedy in the movie ensues during this period of faked illness.