Movies like Bye-Bye

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Bye-Bye (1995)
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Bye-Bye (1995)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Belgium, Switzerland
Duration: 105 min.
Story: In Paris, Ismaél, a young Tunisian, cares for two brothers, Nouredine, a cripple, and streetwise Mouloud, 14. In haste, Ismaél and Mouloud go to Marseilles where an uncle lives. Nouredine has died in a fire, and Ismaél feels guilt on top of grief. Ismaél becomes friends with Jacky, a white man whose father and brother hate immigrants. Mouloud hangs out with cousin Rhida who breaks Islamic rules and deals hash. Ismaél decides Mouloud must return to Tunisia, but the boy runs off, becoming an acolyte to Rhida's supplier. Ismaél and Jacky's Arab girlfriend start an affair, friends betray friends, and the racism gets ugly. Can Ismaél rescue himself and Mouloud or will life in France crush them?
Plot: gay, ghetto, youth, drugs, racism, immigration, parisian suburb

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Most similar movies to Bye-Bye

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, touching and psychological films with plots about gay, youth, gay interest, drugs, male nudity, lgbt and society mostly in Drama genres. Some movies like Bye-Bye: Boy Crush (2007), Trip (2009), Life Kills Me (2002), Amazing Grace (1992), Manderley (1981). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Boy Crush (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, France, Germany
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Seven short films in which gay youths and young men negotiate society, sometimes successfully, sometimes not. In several, teen boys come out, perhaps first to a close friend - how will the friends react? For some youths, coming out risks violence. ...
Plot: gay, lgbt, deaf, stranded, youth, immigration, gay athlete, internet, car breakdown
Time: future
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95%
 6.9
 39
Trip (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: Romania
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Dani, Yumi, Ovidiu, Ada and Cristi are youths addicted to one another, yet intent on escaping the pressure of their interconnectedness and frustrating realities by performing mind trips into different levels of existence and parallel worlds.
Plot: travel, pathology, role playing, lesbian, delirium, gay, drugs, friendship, trip, parallel universe, sex, youth
Place: eastern europe, romania
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
 6.6
 173
Life Kills Me (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Germany
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Paul (Sami Bouajila of The Adventures of Felix and The Siege) is a smart, well-educated Frenchman of Arab ancestry. He's a smooth talker, but he can't seem to get a job worthy of his skills. He ends up living in a single room, struggling ...
Plot: gay, muslim, brother brother relationship, french arab, interracial relations, french, sex club, gay interest, gay brother, bodybuilder, gay lead character, gay muslim
Place: france
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56%
 6.5
 154
Amazing Grace (1992)
Genre: Drama
Country: Israel
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A drama about two families, each with a gay son. Jonathan is splitting from Miki because the more experienced Miki is playing around. Then Jonathan sees Thomas, the son and grandson of his neighbors, who is back in Israel after failing to make it as ...
Plot: gay, mother, gay interest, gay teenager, drugs, israeli, erotic fantasy, masturbation, drug, homosexuality, homosexual, aids ...
Place: israel
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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The Color Of Love: Jacey's Story (2000)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Set in a small town in the South, movie centers on Georgia Potter, an old-fashioned widow (Rowlands), whose life changes drastically when her estranged daughter and the son-in-law she never met die in a car crash. When she visits her granddaughter ...
Plot: racism, granddaughter, african american, grandmother, grandfather, interracial relations
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 5.4
 9
Manderley (1981)
Genre: Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 103 min.
Story: This is the story of three homosexuals who decide to spend the summer together at the cottage that the parents of one of them have in Santander. The film shows naturally a series of attitudes then considered shocking and even unnatural.
Plot: gay, lgbt, male nudity, gay interest, nudity (full frontal - brief)
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Where There Is Shade (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Cambodia
Duration: 105 min.
Story: In Cambodia still haunted by the crimes of the Khmer Rouges, a 45 years old French crossdresser, Mirinda, lives as a prostitute in the backstreets of Phnom Penh. Meeting a young trafficked girl, he gradually discovers the feeling of fatherhood.
Style: touching, serious, realistic, suspenseful
Plot: transvestism, danger, youth, gender, chases and races, on the run, hopes, redemption, child in peril, transvestite, male nudity, transsexual ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: cambodia
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Like You Mean It (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When Mark commits to falling back in love with Jonah, he is forced to look at himself with unprecedented courage and honesty.
Style: sexy, contemplative, unusual plot structure, sentimental, psychological ...
Plot: relationship problems, gay couple, relationships, lgbt, drugs, gay, couple relations, love, fall in love, couples, love and romance, breakup ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
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43%
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Bulldog In The White House (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 79 min.
Story: "Bulldog in the Whitehouse" takes political satire to obscene new heights: portraying the Bush administration as a cabal of lustful and traitorous gay men who are too busy having sex to notice the empire crumbling down around them. An ...
Plot: gay, male nudity, explicit sex, pubic hair, press conference, anal sex, oral sex, gay interest
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Longing Nights (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: Spain, Portugal
Duration: 70 min.
Story: Aitana, Pierrick, Rita and Jorge are all in their twenties and all look for ways to make their nights in the city of Madrid a little less lonely. Aitana is a sweet girl trapped in a men’s body; Pierrick is a cute French gay; Rita doesn't ...
Plot: lgbt, prostitution, gay, transsexual, drugs, cocaine, lesbian, prostitute, menage a trois, female nudity, male nudity, gay interest ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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Girlhood (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Oppressed by her family setting, dead-end school prospects and the boys law in the neighborhood, Marieme starts a new life after meeting a group of three free-spirited girls. She changes her name, her dress code, and quits school to be accepted in ...
Style: sentimental, captivating, serious, touching, realistic
Plot: coming of age, friendship, youth, peer pressure, against the rules, street gang, teenage life, society, dull life, innocence lost, friendship between girls, boyfriend girlfriend relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 4.7
 176
The Bad Bunch (1973)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: A white ex-GI goes to a black ghetto to deliver a letter from his buddy, a black soldier who died in Vietnam. When he arrives there he encounters hostility and trouble from all sides.
Plot: ghetto, hostility, soldier, violence
Place: vietnam
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38%
 7.2
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The Common Man (1975)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 100 min.
Story: As every summer, Georges Lajoie, his wife Ginette and grown-up son Léon go on holiday to Loulou's campsite. They join old friends, the Schumachers and the Colins. Brigitte Colin, the daughter, is quite a pretty young girl now. One day, Georges ...
Plot: rape, holiday, racism, lolita, lynching, foreigner, bourgeoisie, xenophobia, caravan, woman's neck broken, immigration, nude woman murdered ...
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38%
 4.0
 173
Tweek City (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Tweek City is a week in the life of Bill, a potentially closeted, half-Latino, small-time speed dealer in San Francisco's Mission District. Bill is stuck on an endless walk from one empty experience to the next. Only Bill's friend Jerm has ...
Plot: homelessness, methamphetamine, urban setting, gay, male nudity, gay latino, closeted homosexual, drugs, suicide
Place: san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Ghettokids - Brüder ohne Heimat (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany, France
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Two trouble-causing brothers, who in the second generation after World War II Germany live, are in the center of this German made for TV movie. The movie makes a subject out of their everyday lives and the helpless attempt for them to build a normal ...
Plot: sibling relationship, social worker, teacher, immigration, adolescence, human, immigrants, death of child, train station, youth, brother brother relationship, loss of son
Place: munich germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 8.0
 86
Elijah (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Story: The story of Elijah Harper.....
Plot: racism, native american reservation, indian reservation, part animation, racial slur
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
G - Lost in Frankfurt (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Kris cant land a job in Warsaw and is now trying his luck in Frankfurt, where he ends up in a design underwear store for men. After some initial difficulties he explores the foreign city in which he must now find his way around. When he gets to know ...
Style: suspense, psychological, tense, sentimental, gay cinema ...
Plot: gay, addiction, drug abuse, drug dealing, drugs, gay interest, hallucination, nightclub, nudity (full frontal - brief), love, love and romance, youth ...
Time: 21st century
Place: germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 6.3
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Coming Out (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Yo is a gay college student who doesn't have the courage to come out to his friends and family.
Plot: gay, coming out, gay subtext, lgbt, youth, crush, melancholy, gay interest, secret, sexual repression, homosexual, coming of age ...
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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Phoenix (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Inspired by Michelangelo Antonioni's 1961 classic L'Avventura, Michael Akers' "PHOENIX" is infused with symbolism and a sexy spark. Dylan Wells (Chad Edward Bartley) has a good job, a great apartment and an exciting ...
Plot: gay, bathtub, birthday, male nurse, double life, male in shower, shower, man in bathtub, love triangle, male in bathtub, infidelity, gay director
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33%
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Summer of 85 (2020)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 90 min.
Story: What do you dream of when you're 16 years old and in a seaside resort in Normandy in the 1980s? A best friend? A lifelong teen pact? Scooting off on adventures on a boat or a motorbike? Living life at breakneck speed? No. You dream of death. ...
Style: non-linear, touching, sincere, thought provoking, captivating ...
Plot: gay, teenager, teenage boy, motorcycle, friendship, death, summer, friendship between men, loss of friend, fair, accidental death, gender disguise ...
Time: 80s, year 1985
Place: normandy
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
The Other Family (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: Mexico
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Jean Paul and Chema have been together ten years. They have successful careers, a comfortable home and many friends. But that's all turned turned upside down when close friend Ivana rescues Hendrix from his broken home and asks them to care for ...
Style: serious, realistic, touching, sincere
Plot: gay, gay adoption, adoption, family relations, overdose, family life, parents and children, custody, drug abuse, gays and lesbians, society, life is a bitch ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: mexico, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 6.7
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Shed My Skin (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany, Austria
Duration: 87 min.
Story: The adolescent Milan discovers his own suspected homosexuality at the age of 17 and the consequences for him and his family but also the liberation as he understands why he has been so down and rebellious.
Style: suspense, psychological, thought provoking, rough
Plot: gay teenager, gay, teenager, suicide attempt, parents and children, loneliness, self discovery, acceptance, identity crisis, gay kiss, teenage boy, gay interest ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
I Promise You Anarchy (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: Mexico, Germany
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Miguel and Johnny know each other since childhood. They are dedicated to skate and have fun. To earn easy money and continue skating, they sell their own blood to a clandestine contact in a hospital. The activity becomes business until a large ...
Style: queer cinema, tense, unusual plot structure, suspense, contemplative ...
Plot: drugs, bisexuality, lgbt, gay lead character, gay couple, gay crush, bisexual, gay teenager, gay interest, gay, couple relations, love and romance ...
Time: 21st century
Place: germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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A Hero Ain't Nothin' But a Sandwich (1978)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Faced with the harsh reality of growing up in the ghetto, 13-year old Benjie (Larry B. Scott) turns to heroin to escape. After Benjie hits rock bottom, his mother (Cicely Tyson) and her boyfriend (Paul Winfield) must sacrifice to help him overcome ...
Style: realistic, serious
Plot: ghetto, hopes, orphan, society, misfit, gangsters, investigation, drug dealing, family relations, urban ghetto, youth, crimes ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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Golden Youth (2019)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Rose, a 16-year-old girl who was abandoned by her parents and taken in by social services, and her fiancé, 22-year-old Michel, are enjoying their first great and innocent love affair in Paris in 1979, at the height of the popularity of the Le ...
Style: disturbing, melancholic, sexy, unusual plot structure
Plot: swinger couple, wife swapping, nightclub, older woman younger man sex, wife husband relationship, drugs, youth, sex scene, relationships, money, escapades, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 70s, year 1979, 20th century
Place: paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Where Horses Go to Die (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 67 min.
Story: Daniel is an artist who has lost his desire to paint. An unexpected meeting with three « working girls » one evening marks the beginning of a surreal adventure. Later that night, the wildest dreams and the worst nightmares of his three new muses ...
Plot: male nudity, transsexual, gay, gay interest
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 5.2
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The Blessed (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: Algeria, Belgium, France
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Algiers, a few years after the civil war. Amal and Samir have decided to celebrate their twentieth wedding anniversary in a restaurant. While on their way, their share their views on Algeria: Amal talks about lost illusions and Samir about the ...
Plot: bourgeoisie, algerian war, family, smoking pot, generation gap, dysfunctional marriage, tattoo on back, husband wife conflict, freedom, dysfunctional couple, loss of mother, islamic terrorism ...
Time: year 2008, 2000s
Place: algeria
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 5.1
 148
Initiation (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: Austria, Germany
Duration: 95 min.
Story: 16-year old Axel and his clique are rioting in a residential home. There he meets the 80-year old Gustav who gains interest in the young boy, as he reminds him of his lost love.
Style: emotional, touching, serious, captivating, realistic ...
Plot: racism, friendship, introspection, haunted by the past, elderly, youth, hopes, juvenile delinquency, society, adolescence vs adulthood, redemption, teenage life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: austria, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
The Smell of Us (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Self-destructive teens go skateboarding, use drugs and turn tricks in Paris.
Style: psychological, bleak, rough, serious, realistic ...
Plot: gay, friendship, mother son incest, youth, underage sex, dysfunctional family, juvenile delinquency, prostitute, society, family problems, under the surface, kids in trouble ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: france, paris france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Fighting Back (1982)
Genre: Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Fighting Back is a 1982 Australian film about troubled teenagers.
Plot: racism, teaching, terror, teenager, police officer, revenge, school, ghetto, cross cultural relations, rage, slum, journalism ...
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%