Movies like But I'm a Cheerleader

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But I'm a Cheerleader (1999)
 6.6
 26K
But I'm a Cheerleader (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Megan is an all-American girl. A cheerleader. She has a boyfriend. But Megan doesn't like kissing her boyfriend very much. And she's pretty touchy with her cheerleader friends. Her conservative parents worry that she must be a lesbian and send her off to "sexual redirection" school, where she must learn how to be straight.
Style: humorous, feel good, clever, touching, sentimental, realistic, semi serious, satirical, visually appealing, sexual ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: lesbian, gays and lesbians, cheerleader, lesbianism, coming out, closeted homosexual, friendship, gay, lesbian romance, lesbian love, gay slur, satire, lgbt, suburbs, cheerleading, rehabilitation, graduation, friends, love and romance, camp, therapy, romance, teenage life, youth, couple relations ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: usa

Most similar movies to But I'm a Cheerleader

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, touching, humorous and semi serious films with plots about lesbian, gays and lesbians, gender, love and romance, friendship, gay and romance mostly in Romance, Drama and Comedy genres. Some movies like But I'm a Cheerleader: Imagine Me & You (2005), Show Me Love (1998), Latter Days (2003), The Truth About Jane (2000), Get Real (1998). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Imagine Me & You (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, Germany
Duration: 90 min.
Story: During her wedding ceremony, Rachel notices Luce in the audience and feels instantly drawn to her. The two women become close friends, and when Rachel learns that Luce is a lesbian, she realizes that despite her happy marriage to Heck, she is ...
Style: sentimental, semi serious, romantic, sexy, stylized ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: lesbian, lesbian romance, lesbian love, lgbt, lesbian relationship, gays and lesbians, coming out, love affair, power of love, love triangle, couple relations, wedding ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: london, europe, tower bridge london
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Incredibly True Adventure of Two Girls in Love (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: An adventurous love story between two young women of different social and economic backgrounds who find themselves going through all the typical struggles of a new romance.
Style: sentimental, touching, sincere, realistic, semi serious ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, teens
Plot: lesbian, lesbian love, lesbian relationship, coming out, teenage love, family relations, romance, lesbian sex, self discovery, parents and children, love affair, love and romance ...
Time: 90s, 80s
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.5
 49K
Show Me Love (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Sweden, Denmark
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Åmål is a small insignificant town where nothing ever happens, where the latest trends are out of date when they get there. Young Elin has a bit of a bad reputation when it comes to guys, but the fact is that she has never done *it*. Another girl ...
Style: touching, sexual, humorous, sentimental, sexy ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: lesbian, teenage love, first love, lesbian relationship, gays and lesbians, small town, self discovery, couple relations, fall in love, lgbt teen, love and romance, sexuality ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: sweden, europe, scandinavia, eastern europe, stockholm sweden
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.0
 17K
Latter Days (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Aaron Davis (Steve Sandvoss) and Christian Markelli (Wes Ramsey) are the two most opposite people in the world. Aaron is a young Elder (or a Mormon missionary) who wants to do his family proud and is quite passionate about his religion and film. ...
Style: touching, sentimental, romantic, humorous, disturbing ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: gay, coming out, first gay sexual experience, homosexuality, fall in love, homosexual, one night stand, gays and lesbians, strong sexual content, self discovery, depression, romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, idaho, usa, salt lake city utah, new york ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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The Truth About Jane (2000)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Jane, a high school teenager, tries to deal with the discovery that she is a lesbian after developing an intense friendship with another girl who makes her discover her true sexuality, which is only the start of Jane's troubles when Jane's ...
Style: touching, sentimental, serious, sincere, disturbing ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: lesbian, school, lesbian couple, coming out, fall in love, friendship, high school life, parents and children, high school, teenage love, love and romance, best friends ...
Time: 90s, year 1993, year 1989
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.5
 12K
Get Real (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A tenderly romantic coming-of-age story as two boys in a British school fall in love.
Style: touching, sentimental, sincere, realistic, humorous ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: gay, coming out, coming of age, gays and lesbians, teenage life, gay slur, friendship, fall in love, gay teenager, gender, romance, youth ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: england, europe, britain, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 7.2
 112K
Carol (2015)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA, Australia
Duration: 118 min.
Story: In 1950s New York, a department-store clerk who dreams of a better life falls for an older, married woman.
Style: emotional, serious, realistic, gloomy, sexy ...
Plot: lesbian, lgbt, lesbian romance, lesbian love, lesbian relationship, forbidden love, age difference, impossible love, gays and lesbians, women, divorce, lesbian kiss ...
Time: 50s, 1950s, 20th century, year 1952, year 1953
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.6
 2K
Go Fish (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Max is a trendy, pretty, young lesbian, who is having trouble finding love. A friend sets her up with Ely, whom Max likes, but Ely is frumpy, homely, and older. Nor do they have much in common. Can Max learn to look past the packaging?
Style: sexy, witty, clever, sexual, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: lesbian, lesbian relationship, friendship, society, gender, parents and children, singleness, love affair, looking for love, couple relations, fall in love, twentysomething life ...
Time: 90s
Place: chicago illinois, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Movie in collections
Itty Bitty Titty Committee (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Anna is coming out. But not as gay as a revolutionary. Itty Bitty Titty Committee is a rockin love song to the heady rush of sex, freedom and rebellion that happens when an everyday girl discovers her own strength and the righteous indignation ...
Style: humorous, witty, semi serious, suspense, realistic
Audience: girls' night
Plot: lesbian, coming out, fall in love, love triangle, breakup, feminism, gays and lesbians, gender, couples, strong female presence, self discovery, couple relations ...
Time: contemporary, year 1984, year 1948
Place: los angeles, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 5.9
 10K
G.B.F. (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: The bitter fight for supremacy between the three most popular girls at North Gateway High takes an unexpected turn when their classmate, Tanner, is outed and becomes the school’s first openly gay student. The trio races to bag the big trend in ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, funny, sweet, light ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: gay, gay teenager, gay lead character, coming out, lgbt teen, high school, friends, friendship, lgbt, teenage life, gays and lesbians, youth ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s
Place: usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Better Than Chocolate (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Canada
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Not long after moving into her own place, Maggie finds herself with two unsolicited roommates: her recently divorced mother, Lila, and her young brother. The timing is especially bad, considering Maggie has fallen hard for an attractive woman, Kim, ...
Style: sexy, humorous, semi serious, realistic, sentimental ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, teens, chick flick
Plot: lesbian, lesbian sex, transsexual, lesbian relationship, coming out, family relations, romance, lgbt, parents and children, love affair, couple relations, gays and lesbians ...
Time: 90s
Place: canada, vancouver
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 6.7
 10K
Water Lilies (2007)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Set during a sultry summer in a French suburb, Marie is desperate to join the local pool's synchronized swimming team, but is her interest solely for the sake of sport or for a chance to get close to Floriane, the bad girl of the team? Sciamma, ...
Style: psychological, sexy, serious, realistic, romantic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: lgbt, loss of virginity, lesbian, coming of age, friendship, teenage life, teenage love, unfulfilled love, sexual relations, youth, teenager, lifestyle ...
Time: contemporary
Place: paris france, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Beautiful Thing (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A pair of teenage boys growing up in a working-class neighbourhood of Thamesmead, in south-east London, become aware of their homosexuality. While both were vaguely aware they might be gay, neither had ever acted on their impulses. Once they decide ...
Style: touching, semi serious, sincere, romantic, sweet ...
Audience: teens
Plot: gay, coming out, homosexuality, gay teenager, gays and lesbians, lgbt teen, teenage love, lgbt, sexuality, friendship, homosexual, teenager ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: london, england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Edge of Seventeen (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A gay teenager finds out who he is and what he wants, who his friends are, and who loves him, in this autobiographical tale set in middle U.S. in the 1980s. Growing up, learning about life, love, sex, friends, and lovers.
Style: realistic, sexual, sexy, touching, semi serious ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: coming of age, homosexuality, gay teenager, lgbt teen, gays and lesbians, gay, first gay sexual experience, coming out, lgbt, self discovery, high school, friendship ...
Time: 80s, year 1984
Place: ohio, usa, midwest, new jersey, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Slums of Beverly Hills (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: In 1976, a lower-middle-class teenager struggles to cope living with her neurotic family of nomads on the outskirts of Beverly Hills.
Style: humorous, semi serious, sincere, disturbing, clever ...
Audience: teens
Plot: coming of age, family relations, eccentric family, teenage life, social differences, self discovery, parents and children, single parent, sex aid, youth, nomad, incest ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1976
Place: beverly hills, usa, california, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
It's in the Water (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: When hordes of gays and lesbians come out "of the closet" in the fictional town of Azalea Springs, Texas, intolerant residents go into a panic about the water supply.
Style: clever, witty, touching, humorous, offbeat ...
Audience: date night
Plot: lesbian, lesbian relationship, coming out, friendship, gay slur, aids, small town life, gays and lesbians, gender, society, romance, love and romance ...
Time: 90s
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 5.8
 7K
Gray Matters (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Sam and Gray are such a well-matched pair that it is difficult to believe they are brother and sister rather than husband and wife. They both share a love of 1940s movies and dancing, and when they meet Charlie, they have something else in common: ...
Style: feel good, touching, humorous, light, clever ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, teens, girls' night
Plot: lesbian, lesbian interest, coming out, romance, siblings relations, fall in love, love triangle, gays and lesbians, brother sister relationship, women, lesbianism, best friends ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new york, usa, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 7.2
 13K
Summer Storm (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance, Sport
Country: Germany
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Tobi and Achim, the pride of the local crew club, have been the best of friends for years and are convinced that nothing will ever stand in the way of their friendship. They look forward to the upcoming summer camp and the crew competition. Then the ...
Style: touching, emotional, humorous, light, romantic ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: coming out, gay, gays and lesbians, summer camp, friendship, gay teenager, love triangle, gay slur, teenagers, youth, romance, teenage love ...
Time: contemporary
Place: germany, europe, berlin germany, bavaria
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Movie in collections
 7.4
 10K
Saving Face (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A Chinese-American lesbian and her traditionalist mother are reluctant to go public with secret loves that clash against cultural expectations.
Style: touching, inter cultural, romantic, humorous, feel good ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night
Plot: lesbian, lesbian romance, lesbian relationship, lgbt, coming out, generation gap, romance, parents and children, fish out of water, single parent, loneliness, lesbian love ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, hong kong, manhattan new york city, shanghai ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 7.2
 131K
Chasing Amy (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Holden and Banky are comic book artists. Everything is going good for them until they meet Alyssa, also a comic book artist. Holden falls for her, but his hopes are crushed when he finds out she's a lesbian.
Style: talky, touching, twists and turns, semi serious, melancholic ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: sexuality, jealousy, lesbian, bisexuality, unlikely relationship, opposites attract, twentysomething life, couple relations, friendship, romance, break up, breakup ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: new jersey, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 5.4
 877
Tru Loved (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Recently relocated from San Francisco to conservative suburbia by her lesbian mothers, Tru struggles like all teens to fit in and find love, but her quest is complicated by sexual politics, closed minds, and closeted friends as she seeks to ...
Style: touching, feel good, sincere, romantic, semi serious ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: suburbs, gay teenager, social relations, lifestyle, love and romance, teenage life, looking for love, parents and children, gender, family relations, high school, coming out ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 7.3
 4K
Big Eden (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Big Eden is a tiny fictional town in northwestern Montana, as Preston Sturges or Frank Capra might have envisioned it. Timber and Cowboy country. This is the story of Henry Hart, a successful New York Artist, who returns to the town of his childhood ...
Style: feel good, touching, sentimental, romantic, sweet ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: gay, small town, friendship, native american, coming out, gays and lesbians, romance, gay relationship, looking for love, lifestyle, hopes, gay love ...
Time: 90s
Place: montana, usa, new york, new jersey, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
When Night Is Falling (1995)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Canada
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A prudish woman, working on tenure as a literacy professor at a large urban university, finds herself strangely attracted to a free-spirited, liberal woman whom works at a local carnival which comes to town.
Style: sexy, sexual, realistic, serious, experimental ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: lesbian love, lesbian romance, lesbian, lgbt, lesbian sex, gays and lesbians, lesbian relationship, gay slur, sexual relations, romance, gender, dishonesty ...
Time: 90s
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Movie in collections
The Broken Hearts Club: A Romantic Comedy (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A group of friends search for fun, love and ultimately themselves in West Hollywood. This movie is an entertaining, and sometimes cynical look into the lives of six gay men trying to come to terms with what being gay and single (or gay and ...
Style: humorous, sentimental, witty, semi serious, clever ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, teens, chick flick
Plot: friendship, aids, gay slur, gay, love and romance, looking for love, infidelity, group of friends, gay romance, gay relationship, hollywood, breakup ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 2000s
Place: california, usa, idaho, los angeles, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
My Summer of Love (2004)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 86 min.
Story: In the Yorkshire countryside, working-class tomboy Mona meets the exotic, pampered Tasmin. Over the summer season, the two young women discover they have much to teach one another, and much to explore together.
Style: psychological, sincere, melancholic, emotional, sexy ...
Audience: teens
Plot: lesbian, lesbian relationship, lesbian love, siblings relations, lgbt, teenage life, fall in love, countryside, gays and lesbians, friendship, summer, tomboy ...
Time: contemporary
Place: yorkshire, england, northern england, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Life Partners (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A 29-year-old lawyer and her lesbian best friend experience a dramatic shift in their longtime bond after one enters a serious relationship
Style: realistic, humorous, touching, talky, sincere ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick, teens
Plot: lesbian, romance, friendship, adolescence vs adulthood, couples, unlikely couple, best friends, friends, love and romance, couple relations, interracial friendship, mother daughter relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, california, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 6.6
 2K
Dorian Blues (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Dorian realizes he is gay in his final year of high school. He meets another gay youth locally, but remains confused. He starts therapy, then resorts to confession in the Church, and finally comes out to his brother. Dorian then decides to come out ...
Style: sentimental, touching, semi serious, feel good, humorous ...
Audience: teens
Plot: coming out, coming of age, gay teenager, gay, self discovery, teenage life, friendship, introspection, parents and children, youth, father son relationship, college ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Different for Girls (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, France
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Karl Foyle and Paul Prentice were best mates at school in the Seventies. But when they meet again in present-day London things are definitely not the same. Karl is now Kim, a transsexual, and she has no desire to stir up the past while she's ...
Style: touching, sexy, sentimental, clever, humorous ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, teens
Plot: transsexual, gay, coming out, nudity (full frontal - brief), gender bending, romance, friendship, bittersweet, couple relations, couples, profanity, sexual content ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Chutney Popcorn (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Reena is a young Indian American lesbian who lives and works in New York. Her sister Sarita, who is happily married, discovers that she is infertile. Reena offers to be a surrogate mother for her sister's baby, hoping to improve her ...
Style: feel good, touching, clever, humorous, semi serious ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: lesbian, family relations, friendship, fall in love, love and romance, babies and infants, romance, society, gays and lesbians, gender, pregnancy, family life ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, new york, india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
I Can't Think Straight (2008)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 82 min.
Story: I Can't Think Straight is a 2007 romance movie about a London-based Jordanian of Palestinian descent, Tala, who is preparing for an elaborate wedding. A turn of events causes her to have an affair and subsequently fall in love with another ...
Style: touching, semi serious, realistic, contemplative, sincere ...
Plot: lesbian romance, lgbt, lesbian, lesbian love, lesbian relationship, gays and lesbians, coming out, lesbian interest, lesbian sex, love and romance, romance, self discovery ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: london, europe, middle east, jordan
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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