Movies like But I'm a Cheerleader

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But I'm a Cheerleader (1999)
 6.6
 23K
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, sexual, sexy ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: coming out, lesbian, cheerleader, cheerleading, friendship, gays and lesbians, gay, closeted homosexual, graduation, friends, love and romance, camp, gay teenager, therapy, homosexuality, romance, teenage life, youth, couple relations, sexual exploration, society, couples, rehabilitation, gender, suburbs ...
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 love and romance, gender, friendship, gays and lesbians, gay, lesbian and coming out mostly in Romance, Drama and Comedy genres. Some movies like But I'm a Cheerleader: Get Real (1998), Imagine Me & You (2005), Beautiful Thing (1996), Edge of Seventeen (1998), G.B.F. (2013). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 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, sentimental, semi serious, humorous ...
Audience: teens
Plot: gay, coming out, coming of age, friendship, gays and lesbians, romance, high school, gender, high school life, lifestyle, sexual exploration, couple relations ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: england, europe, britain, london
⇓ 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: touching, sentimental, sincere, humorous, semi serious ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, teens
Plot: coming out, teenage love, lesbian relationship, high school, lesbian, young lovers, teenage life, romance, forbidden love, gender, social differences, lifestyle ...
Time: 90s, 80s
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
94%
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: semi serious, humorous, sentimental, romantic, sexy ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: lesbian, coming out, love affair, gays and lesbians, fall in love, infidelity, love triangle, power of love, fish out of water, couple relations, friendship, disorder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: london, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
92%
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, gloomy, offbeat, humorous ...
Audience: teens
Plot: coming out, gay, sexuality, homosexuality, teenage love, gays and lesbians, coming of age, friendship, single parent, child abuse, homosexual, sexual attraction ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: london, england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
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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, humorous, semi serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: coming of age, gay, high school, friendship, coming out, summer, amusement park, gays and lesbians, homosexuality, small town, lifestyle, gender ...
Time: 80s, year 1984
Place: ohio, usa, midwest, new jersey, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
 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, funny, sweet, light ...
Audience: teens
Plot: gay, coming out, high school, friends, friendship, best friend, youth, teenage life, lgbt, high school life, gender, life turned upside down ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s
Place: usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
 7.6
 47K
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, coming out, teenage love, small town, fall in love, love and romance, first love, gays and lesbians, self discovery, couple relations, sexuality, forbidden love ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: sweden, europe, stockholm sweden, scandinavia
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 7.3
 125K
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, melancholic, funny ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: lesbian, sexuality, jealousy, bisexuality, romance, opposites attract, unlikely relationship, twentysomething life, couple relations, friendship, break up, sexual exploration ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: new jersey, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
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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: touching, offbeat, humorous, witty, clever ...
Audience: date night
Plot: coming out, lesbian, friendship, aids, gay, lesbian relationship, twentysomething life, parents and children, lifestyle, gender, society, culture clash ...
Time: 90s
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
 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: touching, sentimental, feel good, realistic, semi serious ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: coming out, small town, gay, friendship, store, gay relationship, native american, gays and lesbians, romance, couple relations, hopes, social relations ...
Time: 90s
Place: montana, usa, new york, new jersey, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
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, sincere, semi serious, disturbing, clever ...
Plot: coming of age, nomad, teenage life, eccentric family, single parent, self discovery, social differences, parents and children, family relations, sex aid, youth, sex ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, year 1976
Place: beverly hills, usa, california, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, chick flick
Plot: coming out, lesbian, transsexual, lesbian relationship, romance, lesbian sex, lgbt, love affair, couple relations, parents and children, fall in love, opposites attract ...
Time: 90s
Place: canada, vancouver
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
 7.4
 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, humorous, light, romantic, sweet ...
Audience: teens
Plot: coming out, summer camp, friendship, gays and lesbians, youth, gay, love triangle, romance, teenage love, fall in love, coming of age, teenage crush ...
Time: contemporary
Place: germany, europe, bavaria, berlin germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
 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: touching, sentimental, romantic, emotional, disturbing ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: coming out, gay, gays and lesbians, self discovery, homosexuality, romance, culture clash, lgbt, couples, fall in love, gender, opposites attract ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, idaho, usa, salt lake city utah, new jersey ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
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, sincere, serious, disturbing ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: coming out, school, lesbian, friendship, fall in love, high school life, parents and children, high school, lesbian couple, teenage love, youth, love and romance ...
Time: 90s, year 1993, year 1989
Place: kindergarten
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
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, clever, talky, realistic, semi serious ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: aids, friendship, gay, gays and lesbians, gender, couples, looking for love, yuppie, youth, hollywood, infidelity, love and romance ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 2000s
Place: usa, california, idaho, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
 5.9
 842
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: realistic, humorous, clever, semi serious, sincere ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: high school, coming out, teenage life, suburbs, support group, gender, moral dilemma, high school life, lifestyle, buddies, looking for love, youth ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
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, touching, talky, realistic, feel good ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: friendship, lesbian, bisexual, romance, couples, fall in love, looking for love, lifestyle, gender, love and romance, friends, twentysomething life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
Movie in collections
 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, humorous, semi serious ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: friendship, lesbian relationship, homosexuality, family relations, gays and lesbians, singleness, parents and children, couple relations, friends, love and romance, twentysomething life, romance ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
 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, feel good, touching ...
Plot: coming of age, coming out, college, gay, gays and lesbians, couples, teenage life, high school life, introspection, gender, suburbs, friendship ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
 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: realistic, touching, feel good, clever, semi serious ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: coming out, romance, lesbian, friendship, love triangle, gender, friends, gays and lesbians, siblings relations, family relations, couple relations, love and romance ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new york, usa, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 6.3
 667
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: realistic, humorous, semi serious, witty, clever ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: coming out, firefighter, best friends, misfit, gender, young lovers, love triangle, couples, looking for love, youth, friendship, couple relations ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
 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: touching, sexual, serious, realistic, captivating
Plot: coming out, lesbian, fall in love, gays and lesbians, infidelity, family problems, unfulfillment, best friends, lifestyle, dishonesty, friendship, friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
Movie in collections
 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: realistic, touching, witty, feel good, semi serious ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: coming out, lesbian, lesbian relationship, hospital, generation gap, birthday, pregnancy, lgbt, romance, disorder, fall in love, misfit ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa, shanghai, china, shanghai china ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
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, clever ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: aids, friendship, gay, rehearsal, countryside, ballet, couples, gays and lesbians, romance, friends, love and romance, couple relations ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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, touching, sincere, clever, humorous ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: gay, friendship, pregnancy, romance, twentysomething life, dancer's life, couple relations, singleness, unfulfillment, gays and lesbians, love and romance, friends ...
Time: 90s
Place: greece, athens greece, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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: sexy, touching, sentimental, captivating, sincere ...
Plot: lesbian, coming out, divorce, lgbt, farm, romance, love affair, gender, gays and lesbians, love and romance, couples, fall in love ...
Time: 50s, 1950s
Place: nevada, usa, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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: sexual, sexy, serious, realistic, talky
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: coming out, lesbian, gays and lesbians, lesbian relationship, writer's life, couple relations, unfulfillment, friends, romance, love and romance, looking for love, artists and showbiz ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 5.2
 534
Fat Girls (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Fat Girls is an original off-beat comedy feature. It focuses on Rodney Miller, not your typical Texas high school student...he is a theater lover and his ultimate dream is to be on Broadway. Awkward and shy, he doesn't have many people to talk ...
Style: sexual, realistic, humorous, semi serious, witty ...
Audience: teens
Plot: coming out, small town, friendship, coming of age, high school, looking for sex, teachers and students, love and romance, gays and lesbians, family relations, misfit, gender ...
Time: contemporary
Place: texas, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 7.5
 11K
Ten Inch Hero (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Four friends search for love and happiness while working at a California sandwich shop.
Style: touching, sentimental, humorous, feel good, witty ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: looking for love, friends, love and romance, fall in love, restaurant, friendship, young people, love story, casual sex, seduction, twentysomething life, workplace ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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