Movies like Dream Boy

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Dream Boy (2008)
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Dream Boy (2008)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: The story of Nathan, a young teenager who tries to flourish in a romantic relationship with neighbour Roy. The two young men will have to face the brutal reality of the rural south of the United States in the late 1970s.
Style: touching, sincere, sentimental, serious, realistic, art house, atmospheric, gloomy, queer cinema
Audience: teens, teen drama
Plot: gay, gay teenager, lgbt teen, gays and lesbians, gay relationship, homosexual rape, gay rape, dysfunctional family, gay couple, gay sex, closeted gay, teenage love, lgbt, child abuse, gender, small town, romance, misfit, love and romance, couples, social misfits, small town life, first sex, homosexual, teenage rape ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: louisiana, usa, southern usa

Most similar movies to Dream Boy

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out touching, realistic, serious and queer cinema films with plots about gay, lgbt, gays and lesbians, gay kiss, lgbtq, gender and love and romance mostly in Drama, Romance and Comedy genres. Some movies like Dream Boy: Call Me by Your Name (2017), Mysterious Skin (2004), Maurice (1987), Boys (2014), The Way He Looks (2014). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Call Me by Your Name (2017)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Italy, France, USA, Brazil
Duration: 132 min.
Story: Elio Perlman is spending the summer with his family at their vacation home in Lombardy, Italy. When his father hires a handsome doctoral student, the curious 17-year-old finds himself developing a growing attraction to the young man.
Style: touching, sincere, disturbing, lgbt cinema, homoerotic ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, pre-teens, chick flick, teen drama
Plot: gay, lgbt, gay love, summer, love, homosexual, gay relationship, gay teenager, gay romance, teenage boy, gay couple, first love ...
Time: year 1983, 80s
Place: italy, mediterranean sea
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Mysterious Skin (2004)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, Netherlands
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A teenage hustler and a young man obsessed with alien abductions cross paths, together discovering a horrible, liberating truth.
Style: disturbing, psychological, depressing, emotional, realistic ...
Audience: teens, chick flick, teen drama
Plot: child abuse, gay, sexual abuse, homosexual rape, child molestation, pedophilia, male rape, homosexual, coming of age, homosexuality, gays and lesbians, man boy relationship ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 80s, year 1981, year 1991 ...
Place: kansas, usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Maurice (1987)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 140 min.
Story: In 1909, Maurice Hall (James Wilby) enters Cambridge, where he befriends wealthy Clive Durham (Hugh Grant). Clive confesses he is sexually attracted to Maurice, who realizes he is a homosexual when he begins to return Clive's feelings. The two ...
Style: sexy, melancholic, scenic, serious, realistic ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: gay, lgbt, homosexuality, gay relationship, homosexual, first gay sexual experience, male nudity, closeted homosexual, gay lead character, gay love, forbidden love, friendship ...
Time: victorian era, 19th century, pre world war one, 70s, 1910s ...
Place: england, london, europe, greece, italy ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.4
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Boys (2014)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Sport
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 78 min.
Story: BOYS tells the story of Sieger, a sporty, rather quiet 15-year-old boy who discovers love during the summer holidays. Sieger is training in the new athletics team for the national relay championships and meets the intriguing and unpredictable Marc. ...
Style: touching, realistic, sentimental, serious, disturbing ...
Audience: pre-teens
Plot: gay, gay teenager, gay love, gay relationship, gay athlete, gay romance, teenage love, friendship, friends, fall in love, gays and lesbians, teen angst ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: holland
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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The Way He Looks (2014)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Brazil
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Leonardo is a blind teenager dealing with an overprotective mother while trying to live a more independent life. To the disappointment of his best friend, Giovana, he plans to go on an exchange program abroad. When Gabriel, a new student in town, ...
Style: touching, serious, sweet, romantic, sentimental ...
Audience: teens, chick flick, teen drama
Plot: gay, lgbt, homosexuality, blindness, coming of age, gay teenager, gay love, school, friendship, gay couple, coming out, teenage love ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: brazil, sao paulo brazil
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
The Mudge Boy (2003)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Duncan Mudge, mid-teens, lives apart from his rural world populated by his distant father and rough local kids. His main companionship is a chicken left after his mother's death until the neighbor's son befriends him.
Style: disturbing, touching, serious, emotional, art house ...
Plot: gay teenager, first gay sexual experience, lgbt teen, coming of age, youth, bullying, gay, gays and lesbians, misfit, lgbt, social misfits, teenage life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: vermont
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
Brokeback Mountain (2005)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 134 min.
Story: Two modern-day cowboys meet on a shepherding job in the summer of '63, the two share a raw and powerful summer together that turns into a lifelong relationship conflicting with the lives they are supposed to live.
Style: emotional, sexy, melancholic, touching, sad ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: gay, homosexuality, forbidden love, gay relationship, homosexual, lgbt, gays and lesbians, first gay sexual experience, closeted homosexual, gay romance, gay slur, cowboy ...
Time: 60s, 80s, 70s, year 1963, 20th century
Place: wyoming, texas, usa, new york, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
The Perks of Being a Wallflower (2012)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A coming-of-age story based on the best-selling novel by Stephen Chbosky, which follows 15-year-old freshman Charlie, an endearing and naive outsider who is taken under the wings of two seniors. A moving tale of love, loss, fear and hope - and the ...
Style: touching, sincere, realistic, romantic, emotional ...
Audience: teens, chick flick, girls' night, teen drama
Plot: coming of age, high school, teenager, friendship, first love, youth, adolescence, teenage love, high school life, shyness, suicide, teenage life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 90s, year 1991, 20th century
Place: pittsburgh, pennsylvania, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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North Sea Texas (2011)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Belgium
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Pim lives in a run-down house in a dead-end street somewhere on the Flanders coast, together with his mother Yvette Bulteel. Life here smells of cold French fries, cheap cigarettes, vermouth and stale beer. Mother Yvette uses her friend Etienne, ...
Style: sincere, touching, serious, sentimental, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens, pre-teens, chick flick
Plot: gay, lgbt, gay teenager, lgbt teen, first gay sexual experience, coming of age, gay lead character, gay love, teenage love, lgbt child, gays and lesbians, love and romance ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: belgium, flanders, europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
86%
 6.6
 3K
Monster Pies (2013)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Australia
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Mike has felt alienated and alone for as long as he can remember, until a new boy arrives at his school - awakening feelings and a world of possibilities he'd never before dared to dream of.
Style: realistic, serious, touching, psychological, captivating ...
Audience: teen drama
Plot: gay, gay teenager, gay relationship, lgbt, gay lead character, gays and lesbians, high school, teacher, teenage love, self discovery, fall in love, gender ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
 5.5
 2K
Redwoods (2009)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Both original and incredibly romantic, Redwoods tells the story of an already-partnered man whose love is tested when a mysterious drifter passes through his small Northern California town.
Style: realistic, touching, emotional, serious, sexy ...
Plot: gay, gay couple, gay relationship, romance, gay sex, gays and lesbians, lgbt, couples, breakup, secret, love affair, lifestyle ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, northern california
⇓ 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, sexy, touching, sexual, feel good ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: gay, lgbt teen, homosexuality, gay teenager, lgbt, coming of age, first gay sexual experience, gays and lesbians, gay sex, high school, coming out, lgbtq ...
Time: 80s, year 1984
Place: ohio, new jersey, usa, midwest, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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 1K
Tan Lines (2005)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Australia
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Cute teen Midget Hollow wanders through life riding big waves and partying with surfer boys. When Midget's best friend's gay brother Cass arrives on the scene, the two quickly dive head first into a clandestine sea of sexual awakening.
Style: serious, sincere, sentimental, touching, sexy ...
Audience: teens
Plot: gay relationship, surfing, homosexuality, gay, coming of age, coming out, brother, teenage love, self discovery, teenage life, lgbt, buddies ...
Time: contemporary
Place: australia, new south wales
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Private Romeo (2011)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Romeo and Juliet has never been more provocative than in this contemporary all-boy staging. Writer/director Alan Brown transfers the setting from fair Verona to a high school military campus where a small group of boys from rival schools act out the ...
Style: serious, emotional, touching, realistic, sincere ...
Plot: gay, gay teenager, gays and lesbians, gay love, gym, lgbt, true love, cadet, boys love, young lovers, rivalry, forbidden love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Latter Days (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Aaron Davis (Steve Sandvoss) and Christian Markelli (Wes Ramsey) are the two most opposite people in the world. Aaron is a young Elder (or a Mormon missionary) who wants to do his family proud and is quite passionate about his religion and film. ...
Style: touching, romantic, sentimental, sexy, erotic ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night
Plot: gay, coming out, first gay sexual experience, homosexuality, gay love, sex, depression, lgbt, homosexual, opposites attract, relationships, gay lead character ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, new jersey, idaho, usa, new york ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.4
 2K
Watercolors (2008)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Carter, a troubled teen stays with a friend of his dads and starts flirting with her son Danny. After the weekend school returns, however Carter a school jock tells Danny he does not want to be seen with him at school. Their relationship grows ...
Style: touching, emotional, sincere, serious, art house ...
Plot: gay, gay teenager, gay sex, coming out, gay student, lgbt, teenage love, love and romance, lifestyle, sexuality, drug use, opposites attract ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Journey of Jared Price (2000)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: "The Journey of Jared Price" is a gay-themed coming-of-age 2000 film written, produced and directed by Academy Award winner Dustin Lance Black. Black won the Oscar award for Best Original Screenplay for "Milk". The Journey of ...
Style: touching, sincere, emotional, sentimental, erotic ...
Plot: gay, gay teenager, blind woman, self discovery, fall in love, youth, couples, couple relations, teenage life, friendship, prostitute, coming of age ...
Time: 90s
Place: california, usa, southern california, santa monica california, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 7K
Being 17 (2016)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Set in the beautiful high Pyrenees in south-west France, Damien lives with his mother Marianne, a doctor, while his father, a pilot, is on a tour of duty abroad with the French military. At school, Damien is bullied by Thomas, who lives in the ...
Style: erotic, sentimental, romantic, disturbing, uplifting ...
Audience: teens, pre-teens
Plot: gay, lgbt, gay teenager, gay relationship, homosexuality, gay love, gay sex, lgbt teen, bullying, first love, school, friendship ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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My Own Private Idaho (1991)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: In this loose adaptation of Shakespeare's "Henry IV," Mike Waters is a gay hustler afflicted with narcolepsy. Scott Favor is the rebellious son of a mayor. Together, the two travel from Portland, Oregon to Idaho and finally to the ...
Style: road movie, surreal, art house, touching, serious ...
Audience: teens, chick flick
Plot: gay, homosexuality, homosexual, male prostitute, lgbt, prostitution, friendship between men, friendship, male prostitution, gays and lesbians, gay sex, character study ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: idaho, portland oregon, italy, rome italy, seattle ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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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, psychological, captivating ...
Plot: gay, gay relationship, love triangle, romance, lgbt, gay couple, sex scene, lovers reunited, gender, introspection, couples, gay romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Eban and Charley (2000)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: 29-year-old Eban has retreated home to his parent's house in Seaside Oregon after the dissolution of his teaching job in Seattle. There he courts 15-year-old Charlie and eventually the two start a sexual relationship. As the age of consent in ...
Style: touching, psychological, sincere, sexy, serious ...
Audience: pre-teens, girls' night, teen drama
Plot: gay, older man younger man relationship, coming out, friendship, family relations, teenage life, forbidden love, parent child relationship, parents and children, dysfunctional family, homecoming, couples ...
Time: 90s
Place: oregon, seattle, washington d.c., usa, amsterdam ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.4
 2K
Rock Haven (2007)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Canada
Duration: 78 min.
Story: The coastal California community of Rock Haven is the perfect place for cute eighteen-year-old Brady and his loving mother to begin a fresh start. Their mission: to spread the word of the Lord. But while roaming the beach one day, Brady meets ...
Style: serious, touching, sincere, psychological, sexy ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: gay, gay love, coming out, first gay sexual experience, gay teenager, gay relationship, lgbt, lgbt teen, family relations, friendship, church, teenage life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.5
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Harry + Max (2004)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 74 min.
Story: Two brothers, 23 and 16, who are both teen idols, come to terms with their dysfunctional family past and deep affection for each other.
Style: captivating, serious, emotional, touching, sexy ...
Plot: gay, incest, dysfunctional family, siblings relations, teenage life, sexual relations, gender, gay relationship, family relations, lifestyle, romance, lgbt ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 7.6
 30K
Weekend (2011)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 97 min.
Story: After a drunken house party with his straight mates, Russell heads out to a gay club. Just before closing time he picks up Glen but what's expected to be just a one-night stand becomes something else, something special.
Style: touching, sincere, sexy, meditative, emotional ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: gay, gay relationship, lgbt, gay love, gay couple, gay club, homosexual, male nudity, gays and lesbians, gay sex, one night stand, homosexuality ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 70s
Place: england, london, europe, canada, britain
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 3.6
 513
Wrecked (2009)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 73 min.
Story: An edgy drama about a gay teen's tumultuous decent into drugs and anonymous sex, Wrecked smashes cinematic taboos while it spins its cautionary tale. Ryan is an earnest 18-year-old trying to develop a career as an actor and getting his life on ...
Style: sincere, serious, touching, suspense, art house ...
Plot: gay, group sex, gay sex, love triangle, impossible love, gay teenager, lgbt, sex, youth, love and romance, teenage boy, unfulfillment ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.0
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Five Dances (2013)
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: FIVE DANCES, written and directed by Alan Brown, is a creatively adventurous narrative feature film set in the New York 'downtown' modern dance world. The story follows the rocky emotional journey of an 18-year old dancer (the amazing ...
Style: serious, sincere, realistic, touching, queer cinema
Plot: gay, gay teenager, gay couple, gay relationship, gay sex, dancing, gays and lesbians, lgbt, dancer's life, lgbtq, dancer, choreographer ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Conrad Boys (2006)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: After his mother dies, 19-year-old Charlie Conrad skips college to raise his 9-year-old brother, Ben, in this moving drama. But the heavy responsibility soon causes Charlie to yearn for a normal life. Things start to look up when he embarks on a ...
Style: serious, realistic, touching, sincere, sexy ...
Plot: gay teenager, gay, lgbt, family relations, college, dysfunctional family, mysterious character, youth, love and romance, child as adult, longing, family problems ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
From Beginning to End (2009)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Brazil
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Two brothers develop a very close relationship as they are growing up in an idyllic and happy family. When they are young adults their relationship becomes very intimate, romantic, and sexual.
Style: sincere, serious, sexy, captivating, psychological ...
Plot: gay, lgbt, incest, male homosexuality, gay relationship, gay athlete, gay sex, forbidden love, adolescence vs adulthood, brother brother relationship, youth, romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: brazil, buenos aires argentina, rio de janeiro, argentina, latin america ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Hidden Away (2014)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Spain
Duration: 96 min.
Story: At the age of 14 the world around you changes at a dizzying speed. But what if actually it's you that changing? What if these changes take you away from what up until now, has been your world? Ibrahim and Rafa are going to suffer these changes ...
Style: realistic, serious, atmospheric, sincere, touching ...
Audience: pre-teens
Plot: gay, gay love, gay teenager, gay romance, closeted gay, gay slur, unlikely couple, teenage life, deportation, outcast, lgbt, gay youth ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
House of Boys (2009)
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: Luxembourg, Germany
Duration: 117 min.
Story: A glamorous, colourful coming-of-age story that follows the dramatic journey of Frank, a high school kid in 1984 through an exciting world of sex and music, when his deep new passion is suddenly turned into a struggle for courage, facing a new ...
Style: touching, serious, sentimental, sincere, avant garde ...
Plot: gay, male prostitute, gay teenager, gays and lesbians, gay sex, gay love, aids, bully, terminal illness, fall in love, youth, life is a bitch ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, year 1984
Place: amsterdam, europe, holland, morocco
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%