Movies like Consenting Adult

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Consenting Adult (1985)
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Consenting Adult (1985)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Young and shy Jeff discovers his attraction to men. After struggling with himself he comes out to his parents. Mum eventually listens to his son and tries to understand his feelings, but his Dad would rather die - which, in the end, he really does, leaving behind a mother, her son and his friend to work those things out Jeff and his Dad had never the courage to talk about.
Plot: coming out, father son relationship, male virgin, gay athlete, mother son relationship, family conflict, male homosexuality, gay, car, college, family relations, homosexual, virgin, swimming, psychiatrist, psychiatry, swimmer, homosexuality, gay slur, athlete, dormitory, homosexual love, brother sister relationship, driving, sexual orientation ...

Most similar movies to Consenting Adult

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, touching, sincere and serious films with plots about gay, gay interest, coming out, homosexuality, father son relationship, family relations and homosexual mostly in Drama, Romance and Comedy genres. Some movies like Consenting Adult: That Certain Summer (1972), The Death of Richie (1977), Welcome Home, Bobby (1986), Hidden Kisses (2016), Free Fall (2013). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
That Certain Summer (1972)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 73 min.
Story: The first US teleplay to deal sympathetically with homosexuality. Divorced San Francisco contractor Doug Salter is looking forward to a summer visit from his fourteen-year-old son Nick, who lives in Los Angeles with his mother Janet. The boy does ...
Plot: father son relationship, coming out, gay, older man younger man relationship, family relations, male homosexuality, gay slur, lgbt, packing, gay parent, divorce, airport ...
Place: san francisco
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95%
The Death of Richie (1977)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A sensitive but confused teenager feels pressure on him from all directions and turns to drugs, which causes problems for him in school and at home.
Plot: family tragedy, teenager, drug addiction, family conflict, domineering father, marijuana, dysfunctional family, father son relationship, drug abuse, courtroom, pressure, mother son relationship
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100%
Welcome Home, Bobby (1986)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: When a Chicago teen is arrested for drug possession, the ensuing investigation reveals that he has had sexual contact with an older man. Discovering his sexual encounter, other students start shunning him and call for his expulsion from school. His ...
Plot: coming out, gay teenager, gay, parent child relationship, teacher student relationship, swimming pool, swimmer, gossip, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, gay athlete, high school, man in swimsuit ...
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81%
Hidden Kisses (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Nathan, 16, lives alone with his father Stephane. A newcomer in high school, he is invited to a party and falls in love with Louis, a boy in his class. They find themselves out of sight and kiss each other, but someone takes a picture of them. Soon, ...
Style: gay cinema, realistic, captivating, melancholic, atmospheric ...
Plot: gay, gay lead character, homosexuality, coming out, gay slur, closeted homosexual, gay son, gay bashing, gay romance, lgbt, forbidden love, character study ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Free Fall (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A promising career with the police, a baby on the way... Marc's life seems to be right on track. Then he meets fellow policeman Kay and during their regular jogs Marc experiences a never-before-felt sense of ease and effortlessness -- and what ...
Style: atmospheric, disturbing, touching, sexual, sincere ...
Plot: gay, gay love, gay relationship, gays and lesbians, coming out, forbidden love, lgbt, homosexuality, gay slur, fall in love, love affair, strong sexual content ...
Place: germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Just a Question of Love (2000)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 88 min.
Story: After his gay cousin dies from hepatitis, young Laurent, who lives with his best friend Carole, falls in love with Cedric, a plant scientist. He's afraid to inform his conservative parents that he is gay.
Style: realistic, serious, emotional, touching, disturbing ...
Audience: teens
Plot: gay, coming out, gays and lesbians, homosexuality, gay slur, gay relationship, gay sex, fall in love, gay love, couples, love and romance, lgbt ...
Time: 90s
Place: france, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, sexy, touching, semi serious ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: coming of age, gay teenager, homosexuality, lgbt teen, gay, gays and lesbians, high school, first gay sexual experience, coming out, lgbt, teenage love, self discovery ...
Time: 80s, year 1984
Place: ohio, usa, midwest, new jersey, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Ranchlands (2019)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 69 min.
Story: The story of a spiritually scarred man whose life changes forever when he must return to his estranged family to help care for a brother who is suffering from brain cancer. With the help of a spiritually enlightened caregiver, he faces the demons of ...
Style: suspense, rough, touching, suspenseful
Plot: cancer, lgbt, gay, family secret, romance, young love, homosexuality, homosexual love, illness, gay lead character, gay couple, forbidden love ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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Poster Boy (2004)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: With the help of a hot, slightly older new acquaintance (Noseworthy), the closeted son (Newton) of a conservative U.S. Senator (Lerner) puts a shocking spin on his dad's re-election campaign.
Style: realistic, semi serious, captivating
Plot: coming out, college, politics, love and romance, parents and children, campaign, republican, sexual relations, election, political campaign, father son relationship, gay interest ...
Time: contemporary
Place: north carolina, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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 31
Lonely Child (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 50 min.
Story: William is constantly shooting video journals of his life to have as souvenirs for himself. Feeling the end of his relationship with Médéric, his young lover, William spends two days camping with him, taking advantage of the situation by filming ...
Style: nostalgic
Plot: gay teenager, coming out, singing, homosexuality, french kiss, teenage boy, young love, car driving, video, gay kiss, brother sister relationship, best friend ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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Tiger Orange (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 75 min.
Story: In the small Central California town where they grew up, two estranged gay brothers struggle to reconnect after the recent death of their father.
Style: psychological, serious, captivating, realistic
Plot: gay, brother brother relationship, father son relationship, caught in the act, death of father, hardware store, gay slur, cynicism, family relations, friendship, gay relationship, gay lead character ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 6.3
 134
Destiny (1997)
Genre: Drama
Country: Guinea, France
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Though gay-themed stories about "coming out" and accepting one's sexuality are not uncommon in Western countries, such tales are still rare in many conservative African nations. Considered a ground-breaking film in its native Guinea, ...
Plot: gay teenager, gay, lgbt, black lgbt, male homosexuality, gay slur, gay interest, female nudity, interracial sex, coming out, homosexual, homosexuality ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Doing Time on Maple Drive (1992)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Dysfunctional family drama. Absent father, alcoholic brother Tim (Jim Carrey) try to cope with life. Fox movie of the week.
Style: gloomy, talky, semi serious, realistic
Plot: coming out, alcohol abuse, dysfunctional family, family relations, suburbs, college, siblings relations, student life, family in crisis, suburban life, couples, family problems ...
Time: 90s
Place: yale university
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Boys Life: Three Stories of Love, Lust, and Liberation (1994)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Each of the three short films in this collection presents a young gay man at the threshold of adulthood. In "Pool Days," Justin is a 17-year old Bethesda lad, hired as the evening life guard at a fitness center. In the course of the ...
Style: sentimental, touching, humorous, realistic, semi serious ...
Plot: coming of age, gay, coming out, youth, gay interest, campus, college, teenage love, teenage life, self discovery, love and romance, gays and lesbians ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: usa, new york, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Waterberry Tears (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: This coming of age story is about a gay boy, Goyo, as he discovers himself. Living with his Mexican family in the Coachella Valley, Goyo has a hard time hiding his sexual preferences. Although Goyo seeks acceptance from his father Ramon, Ramon ...
Style: sincere, captivating, serious, realistic
Plot: gay teenager, coming out, coming of age, dysfunctional family, alcoholic father, gay son, rejection, latinx lead, lgbt teen, gay latino, gay, latin
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Daydream Obsession 3: Legacy (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 75 min.
Story: While visiting his recently-divorced father, Wylie discovers the camera and video diaries of Clayton. With his college friends over, Wylie begins to explore his desires through daydreams and reality. His roommate Greg is the object of his obsession. ...
Plot: gay, father son relationship, video diary, gay interest, gay erotica, nudity (full frontal - brief), sex tape, male nudity, shower, skinny dipping, pool party, erotica ...
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37%
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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, realistic, semi serious, touching, anthology ...
Plot: gay, youth, coming out, gay interest, coming of age, sexual relations, social misfits, love and romance, best friends, single parent, gays and lesbians, gender ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: usa, iowa, canada, new jersey, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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Donkey (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: Croatia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, UK, Serbia
Duration: 90 min.
Story: It is 1995. The summer when the war operation Storm will take place. Boro, who is going to be forty in a year and a half, with his wife Jasna and son Luka goes to his home village Drinovci, Herzegovina, after seven years. He wants to see his brother ...
Style: suspense, tense, unusual plot structure, contemplative
Plot: family conflict, fatherhood, mediterranean, family relations, husband wife relationship, brother brother relationship, father son relationship, death of mother, mother son relationship, wheelchair, lake, donkey
Time: 90s, 1990s
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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Making Love (1982)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: A perfect typical LA couple find their happily-ever-after life broken when Zach confronts his long-repressed attraction for other men.
Style: sincere, sexual, sentimental, emotional, touching ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: coming out, love triangle, infidelity, gay interest, gay, gays and lesbians, office, sexual relations, fall in love, family relations, couples, love affair ...
Time: 80s
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 6.8
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Ben & Sam (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: Philippines
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A college heartthrob meets a college newbie - a challenge, a tension, a discovery, and a love that will change everything between them.
Plot: college, gay, male homosexuality, dressing room, gay slur, gay interest, male objectification, locker room, gay lead character, homosexuality, college student, gay relationship
Place: the philippines
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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Twice a Man (1964)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 49 min.
Story: A reworking of the myth of Hippolytus, in which a chaste youth rejects the incestuous advances of his mother and is saved from death by a caring physician.
Style: avant garde, experimental
Plot: gay, avant-garde, suicide, greek mythology, lgbt, incest, male homosexuality, family relations, gay lead character, homosexual, gay relationship, homosexuality ...
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33%
An Early Frost (1985)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Set in the mid-eighties Michael Pierson, a young gay man, is struck with AIDS in the prime of his life. He's forced to be open about the disease and his homosexuality for the first time with his co-workers (he's a successful lawyer) and ...
Style: emotional, gloomy, touching, sincere, realistic ...
Plot: coming out, aids, family relations, lawyer, gender, workplace, hopes, unfulfillment, life is a bitch, family problems, parents and children, family in crisis ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: chicago illinois, usa, illinois, united states
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33%
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Spa Night (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A young Korean-American man works to reconcile his obligations to his struggling immigrant family with his burgeoning sexual desires in the underground world of gay hookups at Korean spas in Los Angeles.
Style: serious, suspenseful, psychological, captivating, sincere
Plot: gay teenager, korean american, spa, gay, immigrants, dysfunctional family, husband wife relationship, father son relationship, closeted homosexual, gay slur, alcoholic father, gay crush ...
Place: los angeles, korea
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32%
Movie in collections
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Moonlight (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: The tender, heartbreaking story of a young man’s struggle to find himself, told across three defining chapters in his life as he experiences the ecstasy, pain, and beauty of falling in love, while grappling with his own sexuality.
Style: gay cinema, lgbt cinema, serious, sad, rough ...
Plot: lgbt, homosexuality, drug dealer, first gay sexual experience, african american, gay, parent child relationship, revenge, dysfunctional family, gay slur, drug addict, childhood friend ...
Time: 2010s
Place: florida, atlanta georgia, miami
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50%
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Beach Rats (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: An aimless teenager on the outer edges of Brooklyn struggles to escape his bleak home life and navigate questions of self-identity, as he balances his time between his delinquent friends, a potential new girlfriend, and older men he meets online.
Style: realistic, thought provoking, disturbing, captivating
Plot: lgbt teen, gay, coming out, marijuana, teenager, friendship, promise, apology, drinking alcohol, dating, drinking, boyfriend girlfriend relationship ...
Place: coney island brooklyn new york city, new york
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30%
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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, sentimental, unusual plot structure, disturbing, tense ...
Plot: family relations, gay slur, hiv, christmas, gay, lgbt, brother brother relationship, mother son relationship, christmas season, stand up comedian, father son relationship, childhood friend ...
Time: year 1985, 80s
Place: texas, dallas texas
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30%
Don't Tell Anyone (1998)
Genre: Drama
Country: Peru, Spain
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Based on the alleged autobiography of gay peruvian talk show host Jaime Bailey. Joaquin, a young man from the high class of Lima, deals with problems concerning his sexual identity as a child, then as a teenager pressured by his macho snobbish ...
Style: sincere, humorous, touching, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: college, drug abuse, coming of age, cocaine, coming out, racism, youth, gender, society, virginity, gay teenager, family relations ...
Time: 90s
Place: miami, usa, florida, peru
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Red Roses and Petrol (2003)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A dysfunctional Irish family gathers after the death of their patriarch.
Style: serious, touching, psychological, captivating, sincere
Plot: family conflict, dysfunctional family, secret, family reunited, family relations, father son relationship, family gatherings, husband wife relationship, love, brother sister relationship, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, family tragedy ...
Place: new york, ireland
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Shattered Spirits (1986)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Martin Sheen plays an alcoholic father who loses his family.
Style: gloomy, bleak, emotional, sexual, sexy ...
Plot: family relations, alcohol abuse, family problems, couples, downfall, unfulfillment, life is a bitch, love and romance, family life, drinking problem, middle class, counseling ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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Boys to Men (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 75 min.
Story: A four-part anthology film dealing with homosexuality from the young to the old. Crush, detailing the budding friendship of a 12-year old girl and a 16-year old boy, who bond over their favorite TV program and musical tastes. The Mountain King, ...
Style: anthology
Plot: gay teenager, male prostitute, drug use, gay, crush, gay interest, hookup, elderly couple, last rites, old age, beach house, homosexual ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%