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: feel good, semi serious, clever, humorous, realistic, touching, sentimental, satirical, sexual, sexy ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: coming out, lesbian, cheerleader, friendship, gays and lesbians, cheerleading, camp, homosexuality, friends, closeted homosexual, gay teenager, love and romance, graduation, romance, lesbian interest, lesbianism, teenage life, suburbs, gender, gay, society, youth, couples, therapy, rehabilitation ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 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, semi serious and humorous films with plots about gays and lesbians, gender, love and romance, friendship, lesbian, coming out and gay mostly in Romance, Drama and Comedy genres. Some movies like But I'm a Cheerleader: Imagine Me & You (2005), Get Real (1998), Beautiful Thing (1996), Show Me Love (1998), G.B.F. (2013). 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, witty, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: lesbian, coming out, gays and lesbians, infidelity, love affair, love triangle, fall in love, lgbt, flower shop, friendship, romance, love and romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: london, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
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: semi serious, humorous, realistic, sentimental, sincere ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, teens
Plot: coming out, high school, teenage love, lesbian relationship, young lovers, romance, lesbian, teenage life, gays and lesbians, lgbt, lesbian interest, self discovery ...
Time: 90s, 80s
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
91%
 7.6
 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: realistic, touching, sincere, semi serious, sentimental ...
Audience: teens
Plot: coming out, coming of age, gay, friendship, gays and lesbians, high school, romance, fall in love, teenage life, gender, friends, hopes ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: england, europe, britain, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
91%
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, realistic, sincere, semi serious, gloomy ...
Audience: teens
Plot: coming out, gay, homosexuality, gays and lesbians, coming of age, friendship, single mother, single parent, child abuse, sexual attraction, homosexual, hippie ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: england, london, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
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 7.6
 46K
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, humorous, sentimental, captivating, sexual ...
Audience: girls' night, teens
Plot: lesbian, teenage love, coming out, small town, fall in love, love and romance, gays and lesbians, first love, couple relations, forbidden love, self discovery, sexuality ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: sweden, europe, stockholm sweden, scandinavia
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 6.0
 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, biting, realistic, flamboyance ...
Audience: teens
Plot: coming out, high school, gay, friends, friendship, gays and lesbians, mormon, best friend, lgbt teen, lgbt, high school life, gender ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s
Place: usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
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 ...
Plot: coming of age, nomad, single parent, teenage life, parents and children, social differences, eccentric family, family relations, self discovery, sex aid, sex, youth ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, year 1976
Place: beverly hills, usa, california, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, semi serious, sexual, touching, sentimental ...
Audience: teens
Plot: coming of age, gay, high school, friendship, summer, amusement park, homosexuality, gays and lesbians, coming out, small town, strong sexual content, fall in love ...
Time: 80s, year 1984
Place: ohio, usa, midwest, new jersey, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
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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: sexual, sexy, semi serious, humorous, realistic ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: coming out, lesbian, transsexual, lesbian sex, romance, fall in love, college, gays and lesbians, lesbian relationship, transsexuality, music, lgbt ...
Time: 90s
Place: canada, vancouver
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
 7.4
 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: semi serious, feel good, touching, realistic, humorous ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: coming out, gay, small town, friendship, gay relationship, native american, store, romance, gays and lesbians, lgbt, artists and showbiz, gender ...
Time: 90s
Place: montana, usa, new york, new jersey, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
 7.3
 123K
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: clever, talky, realistic, witty, touching ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: lesbian, sexuality, menage a trois, bisexuality, romance, hockey, sexual exploration, jealousy, opposites attract, self discovery, love of one's life, coming out ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: new jersey, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
 7.4
 12K
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: realistic, touching, sexual, humorous, semi serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: coming out, summer camp, friendship, coming of age, gays and lesbians, gay, youth, tent, competition, lake, love triangle, homosexuality ...
Time: contemporary
Place: germany, europe, bavaria, berlin germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
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: semi serious, clever, realistic, humorous, offbeat ...
Audience: date night
Plot: coming out, lesbian, aids, gay, friendship, gays and lesbians, culture clash, lesbian relationship, homosexuality, legends and myths, small town, romance ...
Time: 90s
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
 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: feel good, semi serious, clever, realistic, humorous ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: friendship, homosexuality, fall in love, romance, gays and lesbians, lesbian relationship, lgbt, unlikely couple, opposites attract, couple relations, looking for love, parents and children ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
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: talky, emotional, serious, realistic, sentimental ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: coming out, school, high school, coming of age, lesbian, friendship, single parent, mother daughter relationship, parents and children, high school life, fall in love, best friends ...
Time: 90s, year 1993, year 1989
Place: kindergarten
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 5.9
 832
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: clever, semi serious, realistic, feel good, humorous ...
Audience: girls' night, teens
Plot: coming out, high school, gays and lesbians, moral dilemma, romance, suburbs, high school life, teenage life, gender, love and romance, youth, friends ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 7.1
 16K
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: realistic, emotional, serious, touching, feel good ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: coming out, gay, neighbor, mormon, promiscuity, gays and lesbians, self discovery, romance, bet, strong sexual content, coming of age, culture clash ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, idaho, usa, salt lake city utah, new jersey ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
Kissing Jessica Stein (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Jessica, a Jewish copy editor living and working in New York City, is plagued by failed blind dates with men, and decides to answer a newspaper's personal advertisement. The advertisement has been placed by 'lesbian-curious' Helen ...
Style: clever, talky, realistic, semi serious, touching ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: lesbian, friendship, bisexual, romance, fall in love, gays and lesbians, gay relationship, couple relations, looking for love, singleness, gender, friends ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
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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: witty, semi serious, clever, realistic, talky ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: gay, friendship, gays and lesbians, aids, drugs/alcohol, couple relations, male friendship, roommate, lesbian relationship, gay relationship, romance, hollywood ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: california, usa, idaho, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
 5.8
 6K
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: humorous, semi serious, realistic, clever, feel good ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: coming out, romance, fall in love, gays and lesbians, friendship, love triangle, friends, love and romance, couples, best friends, couple relations, siblings relations ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new york, usa, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
 6.8
 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: semi serious, humorous, realistic, touching, feel good ...
Plot: coming of age, coming out, gay, college, gays and lesbians, sibling relationship, suburbs, self discovery, friendship, parents and children, teenage life, gender ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
 7.5
 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, realistic, witty, semi serious, feel good ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: coming out, lesbian, lesbian relationship, hospital, pregnancy, romance, generation gap, birthday, fall in love, gays and lesbians, lgbt, single parent ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, shanghai, china, shanghai china ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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, realistic, witty, semi serious, clever ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: aids, gay, friendship, countryside, ballet, rehearsal, gays and lesbians, lgbt, hiv, romance, gender, friends ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new york, usa, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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 6.3
 655
Just One Time (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: When the fiancee of a fireman reluctantly agrees to participate in a menage a trois with another woman, she does so on the condition that he reciprocate the favor with another man, which ultimately puts their impending marriage in jeopardy.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, clever, feel good ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: coming out, fall in love, best friends, romance, gays and lesbians, young lovers, couple relations, friendship, looking for love, looking for sex, love triangle, sexual relations ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 6.2
 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: sexual, touching, serious, realistic, captivating
Plot: coming out, lesbian, fall in love, gays and lesbians, infidelity, unfulfillment, family problems, romance, best friends, couple relations, crumbling marriage, friendship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
Alive and Kicking (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A passionately committed young dancer is forced to re-examine his career and life when faced with death, finding hope through an older man who becomes his lover, mentor and companion.
Style: sentimental, semi serious, touching, realistic, clever ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: friendship, pregnancy, romance, fall in love, gays and lesbians, human nature, couple relations, singleness, teenage love, coming out, lovers reunited, gay ...
Time: 90s
Place: athens greece, greece, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
Desert Hearts (1985)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: The story of straight-edge literature professor Vivian who travels to Reno to get away from a relationship breakup when she falls in love with an attractive and unconventional girl named Cay.
Style: touching, sexy, serious, realistic, captivating ...
Plot: lesbian, coming out, divorce, lgbt, romance, farm, country, love affair, gender, love and romance, fall in love, gays and lesbians ...
Time: 50s, 1950s
Place: nevada, usa, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
Claire of the Moon (1992)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Claire of the Moon is set in the 1990s in the Pacific Northwest. Claire Jabrowski, a famous heterosexual author, decides to attend a retreat for all-female writers. Claire's rommate at the retreat is Dr. Noel Benedict, author of a book called ...
Style: serious, talky, realistic, sexual, sexy
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: coming out, gays and lesbians, lesbian, fall in love, homosexuality, lesbian relationship, romance, writer's life, opposites attract, couple relations, friendship, infidelity ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
Loving Annabelle (2006)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 76 min.
Story: Annabelle is the wise-beyond-her-years newcomer to an exclusive Catholic girls school. Having been expelled from her first two schools she's bound to stir some trouble. Sparks fly though when sexual chemistry appears between her and the Head of ...
Style: touching, sexual, semi serious, realistic, erotic ...
Plot: coming out, lesbian, forbidden love, teachers and students, lgbt, teacher, love affair, boarding school life, school, teenage love, couples, family relations ...
Time: contemporary
Place: australia, melbourne
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 7.2
 8K
Trick (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: The misadventures of two young gay men, trying to find a place to be alone, one night in Manhattan. Gabriel, an aspiring writer of Broadway musicals, meets Mark, a muscled stripper, who picks him up on the subway. They spend the night trying to find ...
Style: semi serious, feel good, realistic, humorous, witty ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: coming out, gay, romance, gays and lesbians, friendship, fall in love, urban, music, one-night stand, gay relationship, stripper, screenwriter ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, new jersey, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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