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, drugs, ghetto, youth, racism, teenage boy, young man, immigration, brother brother relationship, loss of brother, parisian suburb, drug

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Most similar movies to Bye-Bye

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out touching, psychological, serious and realistic films with plots about youth, gay, gay interest, coming of age, teenage boy, brother brother relationship and teenager mostly in Drama and Comedy genres. Some movies like Bye-Bye: Trip (2009), Life Kills Me (2002), Salvation Army (2013), The Devil in the Skin (2011), Amazing Grace (1992). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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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: parallel universe, drugs, lesbian, role playing, gay, youth, sex, friendship, travel, pathology, young man, sex scene ...
Place: eastern europe, romania
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95%
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Life Kills Me (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Germany
Duration: 89 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 ...
Style: sincere, captivating
Plot: brother brother relationship, interracial relations, french, gay brother, bodybuilder, gay interest, social relations, family relations, gay, relationship problems, brothers, society ...
Place: france
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90%
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, teacher, immigrants, human, social worker, immigration, adolescence, brother brother relationship, train station, youth, death of child, loss of son
Place: munich germany
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66%
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Salvation Army (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Morocco, Switzerland
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Abdellah is a young gay man navigating the sexual, racial and political climate of Morocco. Growing up in a large family in a working-class neighborhood, Abdellah is caught between a distant father, an authoritarian mother, an older brother whom he ...
Style: serious, realistic, emotional, touching, bleak
Plot: coming of age, self discovery, teenage life, youth, family relations, parents and children, gay, secret life, gay interest, father son relationship, brother brother relationship, domestic violence ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 90s
Place: morocco, switzerland, geneva switzerland
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57%
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The Devil in the Skin (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Coming-of-Age drama telling the story of the strong bond between Xavier and his little brother Jacques and their struggle to remain together despite all odds.
Style: touching, serious, realistic, sentimental
Plot: youth, forceful separation, rebelliousness, family relations, life turned upside down, coming of age, countryside, brother brother relationship, summer, siblings relations, friendship, boy ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france
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54%
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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, erotic fantasy, homosexuality, masturbation, male nudity, drugs, aids, israeli, homosexual, gay interest, gay teenager
Place: israel
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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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. ...
Style: psychological, disturbing, captivating
Plot: gay, lgbt, youth, stranded, gay youth, gay love, life is a bitch, society, social problems, teenage life, gay culture, male male relationship ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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The Good Son (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Bonjour tristesse: Teenager Luc lives with his mother Liliane and his little brother Paul in Paris, has to cope with the fact that his mother is a prostitute and practically raise his brother alone. Luc is disillusioned. One day, little Paul wants ...
Style: psychological, disturbing, captivating
Plot: friendship, teenage boy, teenager, romantic friendship, love affair, love interest, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, relationships, teenage life, teenage love, love story, family relations ...
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48%
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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, thought provoking, rough, psychological
Plot: gay teenager, gay, teenager, suicide attempt, parents and children, loneliness, self discovery, acceptance, identity crisis, gay interest, teenage boy, youth ...
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46%
How to Win at Checkers (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: Thailand, USA, Indonesia
Duration: 80 min.
Story: The poor outlying districts of Bangkok are a world where you grow up very quickly. After both their parents die, 11-year-old Oat, his little sister and his older brother Ek move in with their aunt. Ek works in a bar for male prostitutes and ...
Style: touching, melancholic, sincere, psychological, sentimental ...
Plot: brother brother relationship, sibling relationship, older brother, child protagonist, betrayal, coming of age, lottery, siblings, orphan, youth, gay, romance ...
Time: 21st century
Place: thailand, bangkok thailand
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44%
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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, touching, serious, realistic
Plot: coming of age, friendship, youth, peer pressure, against the rules, street gang, dull life, society, teenage life, innocence lost, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, friendship between girls ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: france, paris france
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43%
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Los jornaleros (2003)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Los Jornaleros presents the interwoven stories of three young Hispanic men who come to this country to pursue te American dream and instead end up struggling as day-laborers.
Plot: gay, brother brother relationship, illegal immigrant, gay interest, immigrants, gay latino, gigolo, mexican immigrant, interracial couple, gay wedding, art dealer, mexican american
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42%
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, touching, suspenseful
Plot: transvestism, youth, gender, on the run, hopes, redemption, child in peril, transvestite, male nudity, gay, child prostitute, little girl ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: cambodia
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41%
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, sentimental, unusual plot structure, tense, psychological ...
Plot: relationship problems, lgbt, relationships, gay, drugs, gay couple, love, couples, love and romance, couple relations, fall in love, breakup ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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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.
Style: unusual plot structure, tense, melancholic, sexy, psychological ...
Plot: gay, coming out, gay subtext, lgbt, coming of age, youth, teenager, sexuality, unrequited love, homosexual, young man, sexual repression ...
Time: 21st century
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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Chicken (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 86 min.
Story: RICHARD, 15 with learning difficulties, longs to put down roots but his restless and destructive brother, POLLY, needs to keep moving. When the land they live on is bought by a new landowner, and the electricity supply to their caravan is cut, their ...
Style: touching, psychological, sentimental, suspenseful, unusual plot structure ...
Plot: teenage boy, brother brother relationship, first love, learning disability, coming of age, teenager, caravan, farm, friendship, couple relations, love, couples ...
Time: 21st century
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40%
Bonjour Amour (1977)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Adolescent French suburban lower-middle-class nerd Marc Morel was happy being the teacher's pet and school representative in a Latin competition. Until he meets and instantly falls in love with fatherless semi-illiterate shop clerk and ...
Plot: girlfriend, rebellion, sex, scolding, first love, fire, teenage boy, car race, car accident, photographer, father son relationship, brother brother relationship ...
Place: france
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40%
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Boys Life 2 (1997)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 74 min.
Story: Compilation of four short films about homoerotic situations involving young men. In "Trevor", by Peggy Rajski, a teenager faces homophobia and falls in love for the first time. Tom DeCerchio directed "Nunzio's Second ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, touching, sexy ...
Plot: gay, youth, coming out, gay interest, coming of age, social misfits, best friends, love and romance, gender, gays and lesbians, single parent, family relations ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, iowa, canada, new jersey, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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1985 (2018)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Having been gone for three years, closeted advertising executive Adrian returns to his Texas hometown and struggles to reveal his dire circumstances to his conservative family.
Style: psychological, tense, disturbing, sincere, sentimental ...
Plot: gay, family relations, hiv, gay slur, lgbt, christmas, mother son relationship, brother brother relationship, father son relationship, childhood friend, stand up comedian, aids ...
Time: year 1985, 80s
Place: texas, dallas texas
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37%
Breakfast with Curtis (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Syd is an eccentric bookseller with delusions of grandeur fueled by red wine. He caused a rift 5 years ago between his bohemian housemates and the family next door, but now tries to recruit his 14-year-old neighbor as a collaborator.
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, psychological, touching ...
Plot: friendship, friends, teenage boy, drugs, coming of age, death threat, depression, youth, romance, love and romance, love, couples ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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37%
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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, male nudity, closeted homosexual, gay latino, drugs, gay, suicide, urban setting, methamphetamine
Place: san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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Crossway (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 53 min.
Story: A very interesting thriller about the coming of age of a troubled young man searching his place in this world. Teenage boy Jonathan (Fabien de Marchi) is having a hard time living with his father and stepmother. On a whim, he steals some money and ...
Style: homoerotic, serious, suspenseful, disturbing, lgbt cinema ...
Plot: gay, friendship between boys, father son relationship, dysfunctional family, catholic priest, teenage boy, pedophilia, kidnapping, lgbt, female nudity, sex scene, threesome ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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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, soldier, hostility, violence
Place: vietnam
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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Respect (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: Norway
Duration: 73 min.
Story: The boys in class 3F have bullied and made noise with all the teachers at school, and no one dare to teach them anymore. When no teachers appear in the classroom, they decide to teach each other.
Plot: school, rage, student, youth, racial slur, teenage boy, fistfight, gay slur, bully, male nudity, sex talk, gay ...
Place: oslo norway
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36%
 3.6
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Japan Japan (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: Israel, Germany
Duration: 65 min.
Story: Fresh out of the Israeli army, gay 19-year-old Imri moves to Tel-Aviv, but he's got a bad case of "yellow fever" and dreams of relocating to Japan. When he's not searching for porn, Imri hangs with his friend, works a low-paying ...
Style: yaoi, queer cinema
Plot: homosexual, teenage boy, gay, gay sex, migration, videotaping, affair, dancing, movie theatre, gay interest, fired from the job, female impersonator ...
Place: tokyo, tel aviv israel, israel, middle east, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 7.3
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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: holiday, rape, racism, foreigner, lolita, lynching, xenophobia, bourgeoisie, vacation, caravan, police investigation, camping ...
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34%
The Story of the Stone (2018)
Genre: Drama
Country: Taiwan
Duration: 106 min.
Story: An adaptation of an 18th century Chinese classic remixed for an honest depiction of gay life in Taipei in the 21st century.
Style: unusual plot structure, sexy, touching, contemplative
Plot: lgbt, gay, male nudity, sexuality, drugs, gay interest, love, friends, gay club, love and romance, gay love, romance ...
Time: 21st century
Place: taiwan
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33%
Tea in the Harem (1985)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 110 min.
Story: The story of two youths - one Algerian, one French - who become juvenile delinquents in a Paris suburb.
Plot: teenage boy, coming of age, juvenile delinquent, stealing a car, suicidal thoughts, flashback, friendship, stolen money, unemployment, drug abuse, thief, racism ...
Time: 80s
Place: paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 7.3
 7K
I Wish (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 128 min.
Story: Two young brothers at opposite ends of Kyushu devise a magical plan to reunite their separated parents in Hirokazu Koreeda's benign and superbly acted picture of family life.
Style: serious, touching, stylized, realistic
Plot: brother brother relationship, parents and children, youth, family relations, desire, father son relationship, hopes, family problems, broken family, train, separated parents, mother son relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 4.9
 211
Gypsy Boys (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Drama of two young San Francisco couples, both deciding how to define their relationships.
Style: humorous, sentimental, sincere, sexy, queer cinema
Plot: gay, gay lead character, youth, gay interest, drugs, relationships, love and romance, female impersonator, cruise, gay bar, homosexual, gay club ...
Place: san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%