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Before I Forget (2007)
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Before I Forget (2007)
Original name: Avant que j'oublie
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A portrait of a 58-year-old man battling his inner demons on the search for self-discovery.
Style: psychological, sincere, serious, realistic, sexual, sexy, contemplative
Plot: coming out, love and romance, couples, unfulfillment, self discovery, prostitute, sexual relations, romance, transsexual, sexual abuse, life is a bitch, midlife crisis, artists and showbiz, terminal illness, aging, gender, introspection, estrangement, gay, gay sex, reflection, writer's life, miraculous event, dull life, dealing with death ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, paris france, europe

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, sexy and sexual films with plots about couples, gay, love and romance, gender, gays and lesbians, gay kiss and unfulfillment mostly in Drama, Romance and Crime genres. Some movies like Before I Forget: A Year Without Love (2005), The Falls: Testament of Love (2013), The Man of My Life (2006), Porn Theater (2002), The String (2009). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
A Year Without Love (2005)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Argentina
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A writer dying of AIDS searches for a cure and human interaction in the hospitals and sex clubs of Buenos Aires.
Style: rough, sincere, serious, realistic, sexy ...
Plot: s&m, aids, gay, fetishism, dangerous attraction, life is a bitch, love and romance, writer's life, coming out, sexual relations, terminal illness, disco ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: latin america, argentina
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
The Falls: Testament of Love (2013)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 123 min.
Story: The Falls: Testament of Love is a continuation of the story of RJ Smith and Chris Merrill, two Mormon missionaries that fell in love during their mission in a small town in Oregon. The boys haven't spoken in five years, but when an unexpected ...
Style: touching, emotional, realistic, serious, sexy ...
Plot: gay, coming out, gays and lesbians, love affair, impossible love, reunion, destructive relationship, gay sex, crumbling marriage, love and romance, lovers reunited, obsession ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: oregon, seattle washington, seattle, salt lake city utah
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Man of My Life (2006)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 114 min.
Story: A man vacationing in the country with his wife and children finds ideas he has of himself unexpectedly challenged in director Zabou Breitman's intimate drama.
Style: emotional, realistic, sexy, psychological, captivating ...
Plot: love triangle, love affair, crumbling marriage, couples, moral dilemma, midlife crisis, unfulfillment, gender, family relations, summer vacation, gay interest, infidelity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: southern france, south of france, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Porn Theater (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 90 min.
Story: In a Parisian porn theater, a cashier, a 50-year-old man and a young projectionist are drawn into a complex love affair.
Style: talky, realistic, semi serious, sexy, sexual ...
Plot: explicit sex, infidelity, looking for love, lifestyle, love triangle, love affair, fall in love, couple relations, friendship, human nature, gays and lesbians, gender ...
Time: contemporary
Place: france, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
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The String (2009)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, Tunisia, Belgium
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Malik has a lot on his plate when he returns home to Tunisia after living in France. He's processing his father's death, he can't come out to his mother, and his childhood anxieties have resurfaced. But all of Malik's problems ...
Style: sentimental, emotional, touching, realistic, serious ...
Plot: gay love, gays and lesbians, gay, romance, coming out, homecoming, gender, love and romance, couples, family relations, parents and children, fall in love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, tunisia, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
 5.0
 941
Man at Bath (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 72 min.
Story: Omar and Emmanuel go to great lengths to prove they are not in love.
Style: emotional, realistic, contemplative, psychological, captivating ...
Plot: breakup, self discovery, introspection, gender, couples, family problems, sexual relations, gay, nudity (full frontal - brief), sex scene, lgbt, art ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, usa, new york, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
Looking for Simon (2011)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Germany, France
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Simon, a young German doctor who lives and works in Marseille, goes missing. His appartment is empty. His mother Valérie is desperate. She doesn't understand the reason of his disappearance. Therefore she asks Jens, Simon's former ...
Style: atmospheric, realistic, psychological, captivating, sincere ...
Plot: missing person, gay, introspection, parents and children, gender, family relations, ex boyfriend, missing son, romance, society, couples, hopes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, french riviera, europe, marseille
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
Love Me No More (2008)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Antoine Méliot is around 40 years old and has everything he needs to be happy: a beautiful wife, two adorable children, friends he can count on, a pretty house in the Yvelines and money. But one day he decides to ruin everything in one weekend.
Style: psychological, serious, realistic, sincere, gloomy ...
Plot: disorder, leaving home, midlife crisis, family relations, career change, family problems, change of heart, estrangement, crumbling marriage, family life, introspection, birthday ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe, ireland, normandy
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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 3K
Strapped (2010)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A routine trick propels a tall, dark, cynical hustler into a series of life-changing encounters in this drama. But this amicable and sexually efficient rent boy begins to look at himself differently when he finds himself lost in a maze-like ...
Style: realistic, psychological, sentimental, captivating, sexy ...
Plot: gay, sex addict, prostitute, gays and lesbians, apartment building, prostitution, sexual relations, changing lives, couples, sexual perversion, obsession, gender ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 5.2
 245
End of Love (2009)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: Hong Kong, China
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Stuck in a Christian 'rehabilitation' camp, Ming recalls his double life, a whirlwind of sex and drugs as a rent boy, and a sedate, romantic life with the older and more conservative Yen. Secrets and lies haunt their relationship, as ...
Style: sexy, realistic, serious, gloomy, sexual
Plot: betrayal, drug abuse, coming out, introspection, couples, love and romance, gays and lesbians, romance, society, prostitute, lovers reunited, gender bending ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 7.1
 229
The Dune (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Israel
Duration: 87 min.
Story: An Israeli man searches for his father in France.
Style: touching, realistic, serious, psychological, sincere ...
Plot: introspection, family relations, estrangement, family problems, hopes, investigation, parents and children, haunted by the past, midlife crisis, redemption, gays and lesbians, unfulfillment ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: paris france, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 5.1
 230
Smokers Only (2001)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Argentina
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A suicidal young singer named Reni (Cecilia Bengolea) is about to get kicked out of her band when she meets a male gigolo, Andres (Leonardo Brezicki), at an ATM after he picks her pocket. They begin an affair, and she decides to become a hooker so ...
Style: serious, realistic, captivating, suspenseful, sexy ...
Plot: male prostitute, gay interest, lifestyle, love affair, destructive relationship, nightlife, couples, musician's life, romance, love and romance, sexual relations, aspiring singer ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: latin america, argentina
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 5.6
 377
Strapless (1989)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 99 min.
Story: An expatriate American doctor in London allows herself to lighten up when her freewheeling younger sister and a mysterious man enter her life. Her inhibitions released, the beautiful doctor learns that freedom has its own price.
Style: serious, realistic, sincere, psychological, disturbing ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: self discovery, couples, romance, life is a bitch, unfulfillment, terminal illness, midlife crisis, wooing, doctor, destructive relationship, family life, siblings relations ...
Time: 80s
Place: portugal, england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 6.6
 456
Strangers (2007)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Israel, France
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Six days in the lives of an Israeli living in a kibbutz and a Palestinian living in Paris, which starts with an accidental meeting in the Berlin Subway during the World cup finals, will change them completely.
Style: touching, sincere, serious, realistic, contemplative
Plot: unlikely couple, impossible love, fall in love, wartime life, friendship, couples, life is a bitch, romance, hopes, love and romance, unfulfilled love, bittersweet ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: paris france, europe, france, germany, berlin germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 6.9
 2K
His Brother (2003)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Thomas has been estranged from his brother Luc for several years, due in part to his difficulties in dealing with Luc's homosexuality. But when Thomas is diagnosed with a rare blood disease, which is difficult to treat and impossible to cure, ...
Style: sincere, emotional, serious, realistic, entertaining ...
Plot: terminal illness, gay, life is a bitch, family problems, parents and children, brother brother relationship, reconciliation, human nature, homosexual, suffering, family relations, changing lives ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, paris france, europe, brittany
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 5.2
 392
The Happy Sad (2013)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Two young couples in New York-one black and gay, one white and heterosexual-find their lives intertwined as they create new relationship norms, explore sexual identity, and redefine monogamy.
Style: semi serious, realistic, tense, exciting, suspenseful ...
Plot: infidelity, romance, battle of the sexes, love and romance, gender, sexual relations, looking for love, midlife crisis, gays and lesbians, couples, thirtysomething life, gay ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 6.4
 530
Hard Pill (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A despondent gay man throws his life and relationships into turmoil when he volunteers for a controversial pharmaceutical study for a drug designed to make gay men straight.
Style: realistic, contemplative, sexy, psychological, sentimental ...
Plot: love affair, coming out, transsexual, couple relations, midlife crisis, gender bending, couples, estrangement, gender, medical experiment, homosexual, lgbt ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 6.6
 449
An Adolescent (2001)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 132 min.
Story: Tomokawa is a tough guy turned bored cop who spends much of his time sating lonely housewives and looking after retarded teen Sukemasa. One day while hanging out at a bar, he is approached by a 15-year-old enjo kosai named Yoko, offering a round of ...
Style: psychological, rough, serious, realistic
Plot: mentally challenged, tattoo, tough heroes, life is a bitch, teenage life, introspection, love and romance, society, social misfits, prostitute, couples, family problems ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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Living 'til the End (2005)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Told by a psychic of his imminent death on his next birthday, Jack lives out the year, as a hopeless agoraphobic, until he meets a young woman who slowly coaxes him out of his self imposed bondage.
Style: touching, serious, psychological, emotional, gloomy ...
Plot: love affair, couples, bondage, dishonesty, romance, love and romance, hopes, life is a bitch, impossible love, destiny, family problems, dull life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: paris france, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 4.7
 820
The Sex Movie (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Four friends spend an evening together after time apart. Differences in sex and sexuality reveal deep-rooted conflicts and long-hidden longings.
Style: sincere, psychological, serious, realistic, sexy ...
Plot: introspection, under the surface, couples, lifestyle, love and romance, sexual relations, lesbian, private vs public, filmmaking, workplace situations, gays and lesbians, gender ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 5.5
 259
Love Forbidden (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Rodolphe Marconi writes, directs, and stars in the coming-out drama Défense d'Aimer (Love Forbidden). Marconi plays Bruce, a young student from Paris who accepts a fellowship in Rome. He takes a flat at the Villa Medicis and writes full time. ...
Style: psychological, atmospheric, sexy, serious, realistic ...
Plot: love affair, lifestyle, romance, intrigue, coming out, fall in love, bisexual, gay, gay interest, film within a film, performer's life, filmmaking ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: rome italy, italy, france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
I Dreamt Under the Water (2008)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Antoine, a handsome boy in his 20s, falls for a straight best friend who does not reciprocate, and being a junkie exits the film quite early. Enter a girl, who seems to make him happy again, after he has tried living as a rent boy with men, having ...
Style: sexy, serious, realistic, touching, sexual
Plot: unrequited love, prostitute, transsexual, lifestyle, love triangle, nightlife, self discovery, sexual relations, couples, youth, life is a bitch, romance ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s, year 1999
Place: paris france, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 5.5
 865
Amphetamine (2010)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Openly gay banker Daniel debates whether to return to Australia or stay in Hong Kong when he meets Kafka, a straight swimming instructor. The young men fall in love, believing that their love can bridge anything, despite their difference in ...
Style: realistic, captivating, emotional, psychological, serious ...
Plot: drug abuse, gay, love affair, haunted by the past, self discovery, addiction, tragic love, gender, life is a bitch, destiny, couples, romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: hong kong, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Movie in collections
 5.8
 190
Boy (2009)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Philippines
Duration: 80 min.
Story: A poet sells his collection of comic books and action figures in order to afford to hire a male stripper on New Years Eve.
Style: realistic, serious, sincere, sexy, sexual
Plot: forbidden love, self discovery, fall in love, lifestyle, romance, love and romance, youth, couples, family relations, obsession, lgbt, coming of age ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: seattle, washington d.c., the philippines
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 6.0
 532
The Idol (2002)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, Germany, Japan
Duration: 110 min.
Story: No Overview
Style: psychological, touching, realistic, serious, sexy ...
Plot: older man younger woman relationship, love affair, friendship, couple relations, terminal illness, love and romance, elderly, intrigue, dishonesty, romance, couples, golden years ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: paris france, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Between Love & Goodbye (2008)
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A modern gay drama about falling in and out of love, and the rocky road in between.
Style: sexy, realistic, serious, sincere, sexual
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: gays and lesbians, gay, coming out, transsexual, prostitute, couples, gender, love and romance, manipulation, breakup, family relations, looking for love ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 6.2
 2K
August (2011)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: August tells the story of two former lovers, Troy and Jonathan, who reunite after a long ago painful breakup. After spending several years in Spain, Troy returns to Los Angeles and decides to phone Jonathan and meet for coffee. A seemingly innocent ...
Style: realistic, sentimental, emotional, captivating, psychological ...
Plot: gay, romance, love triangle, gay relationship, lovers reunited, sex scene, introspection, couples, gender, unfulfillment, infidelity, ex lover ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 6.4
 996
Wild Side (2004)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, Belgium, UK
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A transsexual who survives prostituting herself in Paris, returns – with her two male lovers in town – to her family home in the countryside to look after her dying mother.
Style: sentimental, serious, realistic, sexy, contemplative ...
Plot: prostitute, prostitution, lifestyle, love triangle, friendship, parents and children, society, social misfits, love and romance, destructive relationship, family relations, gender bending ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: paris france, europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
I Want Your Love (2012)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 71 min.
Story: After a decade of living in San Francisco, Jesse is forced to move back to his Midwestern roots because he can no longer afford the city. On his final night in the city, friends and ex-lovers gather for a going away party that promises to heighten ...
Style: touching, sincere, realistic, serious, controversial ...
Plot: gay love, gay sex, gay, gender, introspection, friendship, gays and lesbians, friends, hopes, follow your dream, strong sexual content, homosexual ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: san francisco, usa, california, ohio
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 5.2
 121
Open (2010)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: OPEN is a hallucinogenic journey through gender, identity, the body, love and how those can be shared by two people. The film consists of interlocking stories lines- the first about two transwomen in a pandrogynous relationship in which they ...
Style: thought provoking, serious, realistic, psychological, captivating ...
Plot: transsexual, gender, love affair, self discovery, introspection, human nature, couples, gender bending, society, lgbt, social misfits, couple relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, minnesota, minneapolis minnesota
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%