Movies like But I'm a Cheerleader

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But I'm a Cheerleader (1999)
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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: clever, touching, humorous, sentimental, feel good, realistic, semi serious, satirical, visually appealing, sexual ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: lesbian, gays and lesbians, closeted homosexual, coming out, cheerleader, lesbianism, cheerleading, friendship, gay, satire, lesbian love, graduation, lesbian romance, lgbt, friends, love and romance, camp, therapy, romance, teenage life, youth, couple relations, sexual exploration, society, couples ...
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 gays and lesbians, love and romance, gender, gay, friendship, lesbian and romance mostly in Romance, Drama and Comedy genres. Some movies like But I'm a Cheerleader: Imagine Me & You (2005), Latter Days (2003), I Can't Think Straight (2008), Get Real (1998), Go Fish (1994). 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: humorous, sentimental, semi serious, romantic, sexy ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: lesbian, lesbian romance, lesbian love, lesbian relationship, lgbt, gays and lesbians, love affair, coming out, infidelity, couple relations, love triangle, power of love ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: london, europe, tower bridge london
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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, disturbing, humorous ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: gay, coming out, first gay sexual experience, gays and lesbians, homosexuality, one night stand, fall in love, self discovery, family relations, strong sexual content, romance, culture clash ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, idaho, usa, salt lake city utah, new jersey ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, contemplative, sincere, realistic ...
Plot: lesbian romance, lgbt, lesbian, lesbian love, gays and lesbians, lesbian relationship, coming out, romance, love and romance, true love, gender, fall in love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: london, europe, middle east, jordan
⇓ 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, semi serious, touching, humorous, sincere ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, teens
Plot: lesbian, lesbian love, lesbian relationship, coming out, high school, teenage love, teenage life, romance, gender, social differences, youth, best friends ...
Time: 90s, 80s
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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 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, semi serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: gay, coming out, coming of age, gays and lesbians, teenage life, gay teenager, friendship, gender, romance, youth, lifestyle, fall in love ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: england, europe, britain, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 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: witty, clever, sexual, feel good, semi serious ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: lesbian relationship, lesbian, friendship, teenage love, unlikely couple, couple relations, friends, parents and children, family relations, singleness, twentysomething life, psychopath ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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, touching, sincere, humorous ...
Audience: teens
Plot: homosexuality, lgbt teen, coming of age, gay teenager, gays and lesbians, gay, coming out, lgbt, first gay sexual experience, self discovery, high school, friendship ...
Time: 80s, year 1984
Place: ohio, usa, midwest, new jersey, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 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
Plot: gay, gay teenager, lgbt teen, gay lead character, high school, friends, coming out, friendship, lgbt, teenage life, best friend, gays and lesbians ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s
Place: usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Movie in collections
 7.2
 129K
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, semi serious, twists and turns, melancholic ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: sexuality, jealousy, lesbian, bisexuality, romance, opposites attract, unlikely relationship, twentysomething life, couple relations, friendship, break up, hockey ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: new jersey, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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: offbeat, realistic, humorous, witty, clever ...
Audience: date night
Plot: lesbian, lesbian relationship, coming out, friendship, aids, small town, couples, gender, small town life, gender bending, society, lifestyle ...
Time: 90s
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 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, captivating ...
Audience: girls' night, teens
Plot: lesbian, teenage love, lesbian relationship, first love, gays and lesbians, small town, couple relations, self discovery, fall in love, love and romance, sexuality, forbidden love ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: sweden, europe, stockholm sweden, scandinavia
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 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, humorous, touching, light, clever ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: lesbian, lesbian interest, romance, fall in love, siblings relations, love triangle, gays and lesbians, coming out, brother sister relationship, women, lesbianism, best friends ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new york, usa, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 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
Plot: gay, gays and lesbians, coming out, summer camp, friendship, youth, gay teenager, love triangle, teenagers, romance, teenage love, fall in love ...
Time: contemporary
Place: germany, europe, bavaria, berlin germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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, sincere, semi serious, romantic, sweet ...
Audience: teens
Plot: gay, homosexuality, gay teenager, coming out, lgbt teen, gays and lesbians, lgbt, sexuality, friendship, teenage love, homosexual, teenager ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: london, england, europe
⇓ 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, realistic, humorous, semi serious, sentimental ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: lesbian sex, lesbian, lesbian relationship, transsexual, coming out, romance, lgbt, love affair, couple relations, parents and children, self discovery, opposites attract ...
Time: 90s
Place: canada, vancouver
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 7.3
 4K
Big Eden (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 117 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: chick flick
Plot: small town, friendship, native american, coming out, gays and lesbians, gay relationship, romance, gay, looking for love, hopes, lifestyle, gay love ...
Time: 90s
Place: montana, usa, new york, london, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 5.4
 845
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: sincere, touching, feel good, romantic, sexual ...
Audience: girls' night, teens
Plot: looking for love, teenage life, love and romance, parents and children, social relations, lifestyle, gender, suburbs, gay teenager, coming out, high school, self acceptance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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: witty, humorous, realistic, semi serious
Audience: girls' night
Plot: lesbian, sexual relations, twentysomething life, couple relations, cheerleader, coming out, youth, breakup, love triangle, singleness, feminism, gender bending ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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 9K
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, realistic ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: lesbian, lesbian relationship, lesbian romance, coming out, lgbt, generation gap, romance, parents and children, fish out of water, single parent, loneliness, hospital ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new york, paris france, manhattan new york city, hong kong ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 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, semi serious, touching, feel good, realistic ...
Plot: coming out, gay teenager, coming of age, gay, teenage life, self discovery, friendship, introspection, youth, parents and children, father son relationship, college ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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, best friends, couples, unlikely couple, friends, love and romance, couple relations, female friendship, friendship between women ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, california, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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: sentimental, humorous, witty, semi serious, clever ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: friendship, aids, gay, gay relationship, looking for love, love and romance, infidelity, group of friends, gay romance, break up, gay slur, gays and lesbians ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 2000s
Place: california, usa, idaho, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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, art house, emotional ...
Audience: teens
Plot: lesbian, lesbian relationship, lesbian love, siblings relations, teenage life, fall in love, gays and lesbians, friendship, lgbt, summer, tomboy, social differences ...
Time: contemporary
Place: yorkshire, england, northern england, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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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: sentimental, touching, sincere, serious, disturbing ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: lesbian, school, lesbian couple, coming out, friendship, high school life, fall in love, parents and children, high school, best friends, youth, teenage love ...
Time: 90s, year 1993, year 1989
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Love! Valour! Compassion! (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: 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's garden using ...
Style: touching, sentimental, witty, realistic, humorous ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: aids, friendship, gay, ballet, countryside, rehearsal, bittersweet, yuppie, gender, friends, couple relations, profanity ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new york, usa, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 6.1
 5K
Elena Undone (2010)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: The wife of a pastor who preaches against homosexuality embarks on an affair with a female writer.
Style: touching, sexual, captivating, realistic, serious
Plot: lesbian, lgbt, lesbian couple, lesbianism, gays and lesbians, family problems, fall in love, coming out, crumbling marriage, infidelity, lifestyle, love affair ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
The Kids Are All Right (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Two women, Nic and Jules, brought a son and daughter into the world through artificial insemination. When one of their children reaches age, both kids go behind their mothers' backs to meet with the donor. Life becomes so much more interesting ...
Style: semi serious, touching, witty, realistic, clever ...
Plot: lesbian, gender, lesbian love, artificial insemination, lesbian relationship, argument, control freak, parenthood, adultery, gays and lesbians, lesbian mother, parents and children ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, los angeles, usa, buenos aires argentina, southern california
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
The Object of My Affection (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: A pregnant New York social worker begins to develop romantic feelings for her gay best friend, and decides she'd rather raise her child with him, much to the dismay of her overbearing boyfriend.
Style: touching, humorous, sentimental, feel good, sweet ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: friendship, pregnancy, gay man straight woman relationship, gender, fall in love, unfulfilled love, love triangle, convention, falling in love, blind date, gays and lesbians, romance ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, new york, new york state
⇓ 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: erotic, sexual, experimental, sincere, serious ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: lesbian romance, lesbian, lesbian love, lgbt, gays and lesbians, lesbian relationship, sexual relations, romance, dishonesty, love affair, fall in love, love and romance ...
Time: 90s
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Dream for an Insomniac (1996)
Genre: Romance, Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A girl with insomnia who works in a coffee house has impossibly high standards for her love and fears she will never meet a worthy man. Then in walks a new employee and they click - until she discovers he has a girlfriend. Undaunted, she moves to ...
Style: feel good, humorous, sentimental, semi serious, sweet ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: insomnia, friends, jealousy, cafe, romance, love, unlikely couple, looking for love, fall in love, love triangle, couple relations, friendship ...
Time: 90s
Place: san francisco, los angeles, usa, vancouver, oakland california ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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