Movies like But I'm a Cheerleader

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But I'm a Cheerleader (1999)
 6.6
 24K
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: lesbian, coming out, gays and lesbians, cheerleader, cheerleading, friendship, lesbianism, lesbian love, lesbian romance, gay, closeted homosexual, graduation, lgbt, friends, love and romance, camp, therapy, homosexuality, 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, semi serious and humorous films with plots about gender, gays and lesbians, love and romance, lesbian, gay, friendship and coming out mostly in Romance, Drama and Comedy genres. Some movies like But I'm a Cheerleader: Latter Days (2003), Imagine Me & You (2005), Get Real (1998), Edge of Seventeen (1998), Beautiful Thing (1996). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 7.0
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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, homosexuality, gays and lesbians, self discovery, first gay sexual experience, romance, culture clash, lgbt, fall in love, opposites attract, gender ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, idaho, usa, salt lake city utah, new jersey ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, lesbian romance, lgbt, lesbian love, gays and lesbians, lesbian relationship, love affair, infidelity, love triangle, power of love, fish out of water ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: london, europe
⇓ 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, humorous, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, teens
Plot: coming out, lesbian, lesbian relationship, lesbian love, teenage love, high school, young lovers, teenage life, romance, parents and children, family relations, self discovery ...
Time: 90s, 80s
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
 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, teenage life, friendship, gender, romance, youth, gay teenager, fall in love, lifestyle, gays and lesbians ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: england, europe, britain, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
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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, semi serious, humorous ...
Audience: teens
Plot: gay, lgbt teen, coming of age, homosexuality, gay teenager, gays and lesbians, coming out, lgbt, self discovery, high school, friendship, first gay sexual experience ...
Time: 80s, year 1984
Place: ohio, usa, midwest, new jersey, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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, coming out, homosexuality, lgbt teen, gay teenager, sexuality, friendship, teenage love, lgbt, homosexual, gays and lesbians, teenager ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: london, england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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, coming out, lesbian sex, lesbian relationship, transsexual, romance, lgbt, couple relations, parents and children, love affair, gays and lesbians, fall in love ...
Time: 90s
Place: canada, vancouver
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 7.6
 22K
The L Word (2004)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 50 min.
Story: A group of lesbian friends struggle with romance and careers in Los Angeles.
Style: realistic, talky, sincere, semi serious, humorous ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: lesbian, lesbian relationship, coming out, gays and lesbians, lgbt, seduction, lesbian couple, love triangle, infidelity, love and romance, female friendship, sexuality ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 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, humorous, light, romantic, sweet ...
Audience: teens
Plot: coming out, gay, summer camp, friendship, gays and lesbians, youth, love triangle, gay teenager, teenagers, romance, teenage love, fall in love ...
Time: contemporary
Place: germany, europe, bavaria, berlin germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 7.5
 48K
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, lesbian relationship, small town, gays and lesbians, first love, self discovery, couple relations, love and romance, fall in love, sexuality ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: sweden, europe, scandinavia, stockholm sweden
⇓ 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, funny, sweet, light ...
Audience: teens
Plot: gay, lgbt teen, coming out, high school, friends, gay teenager, friendship, best friend, gay lead character, teenage life, youth, lgbt ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s
Place: usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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: semi serious, humorous, realistic, sincere, touching
Plot: coming out, lgbt, lesbian, lesbian love, lesbian romance, gays and lesbians, lesbian relationship, closeted homosexual, family tradition, romance, love and romance, self discovery ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: london, europe, middle east, jordan
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 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: touching, feel good, sentimental, humorous, semi serious ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: coming out, small town, gay, friendship, store, native american, gay relationship, gays and lesbians, romance, couples, couple relations, city life ...
Time: 90s
Place: montana, usa, new york, new jersey, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 7.2
 126K
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: sexuality, jealousy, lesbian, bisexuality, romance, unlikely relationship, opposites attract, couple relations, twentysomething life, friendship, break up, hockey ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: new jersey, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 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: touching, feel good, clever, semi serious, humorous ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: coming out, love triangle, siblings relations, gays and lesbians, lesbian interest, brother sister relationship, lesbian, lesbianism, romance, gender, taxi driver, best friends ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, new york, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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, clever, semi serious ...
Audience: date night
Plot: lesbian, coming out, lesbian relationship, friendship, aids, gay, love and romance, parents and children, couple relations, society, gender, lifestyle ...
Time: 90s
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 7.4
 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, semi serious, feel good ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: coming out, lesbian, lesbian relationship, lgbt, hospital, birthday, generation gap, pregnancy, lesbian love, lesbian romance, romance, gender ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa, hong kong, manhattan new york city, shanghai ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 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: lesbian relationship, friendship, lesbian, homosexuality, teenage love, friends, family relations, lifestyle, society, gender, psychopath, singleness ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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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: coming out, school, lesbian, lesbian couple, friendship, high school life, fall in love, parents and children, high school, teenage love, love and romance, youth ...
Time: 90s, year 1989, year 1993
Place: kindergarten
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 5.4
 844
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, humorous, semi serious, realistic, feel good ...
Audience: girls' night, teens
Plot: high school, coming out, gay teenager, family relations, friends, high school hunk, looking for love, suburbs, teenage life, buddies, social relations, escape from reality ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 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: semi serious, humorous, realistic, touching, feel good ...
Plot: coming out, coming of age, college, gay, gay teenager, gays and lesbians, suburbs, friendship, youth, self discovery, friends, teenage life ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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: girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: friendship, lesbian, bisexual, romance, couples, looking for love, friends, gender, lifestyle, fall in love, couple relations, singleness ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 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: sexual, touching, realistic, serious, captivating
Plot: coming out, lesbian, lgbt, lesbian couple, family problems, gays and lesbians, fall in love, infidelity, gay, crumbling marriage, unfulfillment, couple relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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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: sexy, sexual, psychological, realistic, sincere ...
Audience: teens
Plot: lesbian, lesbian relationship, lesbian love, gays and lesbians, friendship, siblings relations, coming of age, lgbt, lesbianism, summer, teenage life, friends ...
Time: contemporary
Place: yorkshire, england, northern england, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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, realistic, sincere ...
Plot: lesbian, coming out, divorce, romance, couples, fall in love, love affair, love and romance, gender, lgbt, farm, stereotypes ...
Time: 50s, 1950s
Place: nevada, usa, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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, feel good ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: aids, friendship, gay, rehearsal, ballet, countryside, friends, romance, gays and lesbians, fall in love, couple relations, love and romance ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new york, usa, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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, realistic, clever, humorous ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: transsexual, gay, coming out, gender bending, romance, friendship, self discovery, youth, friends, couples, partners, dishonesty ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Loving Annabelle (2006)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 77 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, semi serious, realistic, emotional, erotic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: lesbian, coming out, forbidden love, lgbt, teachers and students, love affair, college life, school, teacher, boarding school life, lesbian romance, couples ...
Time: contemporary
Place: melbourne, australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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, gay relationship, gays and lesbians, gay romance, romance, couple relations, infidelity, friends, drugs/alcohol, yuppie ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 2000s
Place: california, usa, idaho, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 6.1
 675
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, witty, semi serious, humorous, clever ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: coming out, singleness, gays and lesbians, love and romance, twentysomething life, couple relations, fall in love, romance, sexual relations, youth, best friends, friends ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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