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, male nudity, drugs, society, racism and gay interest mostly in Drama genres. Some movies like Bye-Bye: Boy Crush (2007), Trip (2009), Life Kills Me (2002), Amazing Grace (1992), Longing Nights (2013). 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: internet, gay, youth, deaf, stranded, car breakdown, gay athlete, immigration
Time: future
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95%
 7.3
 36
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: gay, role playing, parallel universe, lesbian, sex, drugs, friendship, youth, trip, pathology, delirium
Place: eastern europe, romania
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
 6.6
 169
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 brother, gay interest, brother brother relationship, interracial relations, bodybuilder, muslim, french, sex club, gay, gay lead character
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
 6.3
 149
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, homosexuality, homosexual, drugs, israeli, aids, male nudity, erotic fantasy, gay interest, gay teenager, drug ...
Place: israel
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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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: gay, menage a trois, lesbian, prostitute, drugs, female nudity, male nudity, cocaine, transsexual, gay interest, gay relationship
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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, african american, grandfather, interracial relations, granddaughter, grandmother
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 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, gay interest, nudity (full frontal - brief), male nudity
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 7.9
 83
Elijah (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Story: The story of Elijah Harper.....
Plot: racism, native american reservation, racial slur, part animation, indian reservation
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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 6.5
 221
Days (2020)
Genre: Drama
Country: Taiwan, France
Duration: 127 min.
Story: Kang lives alone in a big house, Non in a small apartment in town. They meet, and then part, their days flowing on as before.
Style: psychological, disturbing, sincere, complex
Plot: gay, disorder, youth, class differences, society, hopes, life philosophy, unemployment, social satire, romance, life is a bitch, money ...
Time: contemporary
Place: taiwan
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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.
Plot: lgbt, relationship problems, relationships, gay couple, gay, medication, break-up, drugs, breakup
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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: immigration, teacher, adolescence, social worker, human, sibling relationship, immigrants, death of child, brother brother relationship, youth, train station, loss of son
Place: munich germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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, anal sex, oral sex, press conference, explicit sex, male nudity, pubic hair, gay interest
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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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, touching, serious, captivating, realistic
Plot: friendship, youth, peer pressure, coming of age, against the rules, street gang, teenage life, dull life, society, innocence lost, friendship between girls, boyfriend girlfriend relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
The Bus Is Coming (1971)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: A young black soldier returns home to Los Angeles from combat in Vietnam to find out that his brother had been killed by a gang of racist cops. Angered, he joins a black nationalist group to take his revenge.
Plot: murder of brother, soldier, ghetto, murder, african american, vietnam veteran, police, investigation, racism, brother
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 7.3
 721
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, racism, holiday, lynching, lolita, xenophobia, bourgeoisie, foreigner, murder of a nude woman, immigration, caravan, slapping ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 4.6
 171
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, violence, soldier, hostility
Place: vietnam
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 4.0
 175
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: methamphetamine, homelessness, suicide, gay, urban setting, drugs, closeted homosexual, gay latino, male nudity
Place: san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 5.0
 252
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: melancholic, disturbing, sexy, unusual plot structure
Plot: swinger couple, nightclub, drugs, sex scene, youth, wife swapping, relationships, escapades, money, wife husband relationship, female director, disco ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, year 1979
Place: paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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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: realistic, serious, suspenseful, touching
Plot: chases and races, gender, hopes, transvestism, on the run, danger, youth, child in peril, redemption, teeth, money, little girl ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: cambodia
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 5.7
 333
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, male in bathtub, male in shower, man in bathtub, male nurse, shower, double life, infidelity, birthday, love triangle, bathtub, gay director
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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
Plot: drugs, lgbt, bisexuality, blood, male nudity, gay interest, pubic hair, female nudity, gay lead character, gay, gay sex, skateboard ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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, society, misfit, urban, opposites attract, juvenile delinquency, youth, drug dealing, social decay, adolescence vs adulthood, urban ghetto life ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 5.1
 143
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: touching, captivating, serious, emotional, realistic ...
Plot: racism, introspection, friendship, haunted by the past, youth, redemption, elderly, teenage life, juvenile delinquency, hopes, adolescence vs adulthood, society ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, austria
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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: gay, gay interest, transsexual, male nudity
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 5.1
 186
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: family, algerian war, bourgeoisie, husband wife conflict, loss of mother, gynecologist, smoking pot, hashish, dysfunctional marriage, generation gap, freedom, religious faith ...
Time: year 2008, 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Fighting Back (1982)
Genre: Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Fighting Back is a 1982 Australian film about troubled teenagers.
Plot: terror, journalism, violence, revenge, slum, ghetto, police officer, racism, teenager, rage, student, school ...
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 7.5
 3K
Go (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 122 min.
Story: Isao Yukisada spins this gritty coming-of-age tale about Sugihara, a Japanese-born, third-generation Korean who struggles to find a place in a society that will not accept him. The film begins with Sugihara studying at a Korean junior high school ...
Style: sentimental, touching, sincere, serious, realistic
Plot: racism, coming of age, teenage love, parents and children, fish out of water, youth, society, boxing, high school life, teenage life, social differences, sport team ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: asia, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Speak Up! It's So Dark... (1993)
Genre: Drama
Country: Sweden
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Psychological drama about the meeting between a neo-nazi and a Jewish doctor.
Style: psychological, disturbing, realistic, suspenseful, serious ...
Plot: racism, skinhead, gang, anti semitism, rebellion, discrimination, golden years, hopes, life is a bitch, social differences, society, punk ...
Time: 90s
Place: sweden, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Poetical Refugee (2000)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 130 min.
Story: Like a Candide dreaming of Eldorado, Jallel lands in France, hoping to try his luck. From encounter to encounter, hostel to social welfare group, Jallel will make his way through a Paris of outcasts. Although failing to achieve his hopes, he ...
Style: psychological, touching, realistic, serious, twists and turns
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: sex addict, friendship, hospital, looking for love, family life, lifestyle, mentally unstable, society, adoption, romance, life is a bitch, social outcast ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: paris france, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 6.9
 2K
Skirt Day (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A troubled and emotionally fragile woman finds herself at the center of a firestorm, in this gut-wrenching psychological drama.
Style: psychological, disturbing, thought provoking, rough, emotional ...
Plot: hostage, teachers and students, hardcase students, juvenile delinquency, youth, high school, mentally unstable, society, life is a bitch, breaking point, immigrants, police ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: paris france, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%