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You Are Not Alone (1978)
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You Are Not Alone (1978)
Original name: Du er ikke alene
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Denmark
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Young teenager Bo (Anders Agensø) is too sensitive for the hothouse atmosphere of a boarding school run by a cold, unfeeling would-be man of the cloth (an uncharacteristically grim Ove Sprogøe). Lonely and scared, he finds a soul mate in the headmaster's son (Peter Bjerg) and the two boys form a bond that slowly grows into a sexual relationship. Frank and unadorned, this Danish film concluded director Lasse Nielsen's youth-oriented trilogy that began with La' Os Være (1975) and continued with Måske Ku' Vi (1976). ~ Hans J. Wollstein, Rovi
Style: sentimental, touching, serious, realistic, erotic, sexy, sexual, queer cinema
Plot: gays and lesbians, friendship, coming of age, youth, teenage life, lgbt child, first love, family relations, love and romance, lgbt teen, friends, couples, lifestyle, gay teenager, school, parents and children, sex, student, young lovers, romance, gender, lgbt, boarding school life, coming out, gay slur ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: europe, denmark

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, touching, serious and sexual films with plots about gay, gender, youth, gays and lesbians, love and romance, gay kiss and homosexual mostly in Drama, Romance and Comedy genres. Some movies like You Are Not Alone: This Special Friendship (1964), North Sea Texas (2011), The Way He Looks (2014), Eternal Summer (2006), Just a Question of Love (2000). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
This Special Friendship (1964)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A tale of the tender relationship between a twelve-year-old boy and the upperclassman who is the object of his desire. All set in the rigid atmosphere of a Jesuit-run school.
Style: touching, sexy, realistic, serious, psychological ...
Plot: gay teenager, boarding school, teenage life, school, gays and lesbians, friendship, coming out, sexual abuse, catholic school, pedophilia, youth, teenage love ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
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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 ...
Plot: gay teenager, gay, coming of age, first gay sexual experience, lgbt, lgbt teen, gay lead character, lgbt child, teenage love, first love, gays and lesbians, love and romance ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: belgium, flanders, europe, france
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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, sentimental, sweet, romantic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: gay, gay teenager, coming of age, homosexuality, blindness, teenage love, gay couple, lgbt, first gay sexual experience, coming out, gays and lesbians, gay love ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: brazil, sao paulo brazil
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Eternal Summer (2006)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Taiwan
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Three high school students experience the perks and pitfalls of love in director Leste Chen’s sensitive tale of friendship and yearning.
Style: sexy, realistic, sentimental, captivating, serious ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: school, friendship, love triangle, high school friend, gay, unrequited love, high school, coming of age, loneliness, gay teenager, youth, love and romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: taiwan, asia, hong kong, taipei
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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, touching, emotional, disturbing ...
Audience: teens
Plot: gay, coming out, gays and lesbians, homosexuality, gay slur, lgbt, gay relationship, gay sex, love and romance, fall in love, couples, gay love ...
Time: 90s
Place: france, europe, paris france
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Boys (2014)
Genre: Drama, Romance
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 ...
Plot: gay, gay teenager, teenage love, gay love, friendship, gay romance, gay relationship, gay athlete, gays and lesbians, friends, fall in love, teen angst ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: holland
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Borstal Boy (2000)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, Ireland
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Based on Irish poet Brendan Behan's experiences in a reform school in 1942. A 16 year-old Irish republican terrorist arrives on the ferry at Liverpool and is arrested for possession of explosives. He is imprisoned in a Borstal in East ...
Style: realistic, serious, touching, disturbing, gloomy
Plot: gay teenager, gay, friendship, teenage love, jail cell, love and romance, life is a bitch, youth, teenage life, ira, society, boarding school life ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century
Place: ireland, europe, england
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The Nature of Nicholas (2002)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Romance
Country: Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The Nature of Nicholas is a surreal story of twelve-year-old Nicholas as he struggles with an attraction to his best friend.
Style: touching, surreal, serious, captivating, realistic ...
Plot: coming out, friendship, sexual orientation, school, teenage life, teenage love, family relations, obsession, fall in love, youth, friendship between boys, self acceptance ...
Time: 50s, 60s, 20th century
Place: canada
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Get Real (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A tenderly romantic coming-of-age story as two boys in a British school fall in love.
Style: touching, sentimental, sincere, realistic, semi serious ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: gay, coming out, coming of age, teenage life, first gay sexual experience, gays and lesbians, gay slur, friendship, fall in love, lgbt child, gay teenager, gender ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: england, europe, britain, london
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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, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: gay love, gay, coming out, first gay sexual experience, gay teenager, beach, gay relationship, family relations, friendship, church, christianity, teenage life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california
⇓ 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: girls' night
Plot: gay, beach, friendship, coming out, family relations, older man younger man relationship, teenage life, forbidden love, parents and children, dysfunctional family, homecoming, couples ...
Time: 90s
Place: oregon, seattle, usa, washington d.c., amsterdam ...
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Food of Love (2002)
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: Spain, Germany
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Young aspiring pianist attracts attention of famous musicians. Chance encounters bring them together but expectations must be managed by all.
Style: serious, touching, emotional, sentimental, realistic
Plot: family relations, love affair, gay relationship, coming out, youth, romance, musician's life, lifestyle, passionate interest, spouse leaving, gay teenager, husband wife relationship ...
Time: contemporary
Place: barcelona, new york, usa, san francisco, spain ...
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The Sex of the Angels (2012)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Spain, Brazil
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Carla and Bruno believe they have answers for everything until Rai appears in their lives, an attractive and mysterious young who lives outside the rules. In this story about love and friendship, boundaries dissolve by the rhythm of funky and break ...
Style: realistic, serious, touching, sexy, sexual
Audience: date night
Plot: gay, love triangle, gay relationship, gay sex, homosexual, bisexual man, threesome, sexual attraction, strong sexual content, dancer, infidelity, polyamory ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: barcelona, spain
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The Man Who Loved Yngve (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music, Romance
Country: Norway
Duration: 90 min.
Story: It's November 1989 and the world is changing, so is Jarle who attends Kongsgård HS in Stavanger. He plays the guitar/lead singer in a local radical punkband, got a great girlfriend and has the coolest best friend. But its all about to change ...
Style: sincere, realistic, emotional, serious, sexy ...
Plot: gay teenager, coming of age, first love, family relations, gays and lesbians, gay relationship, self discovery, teenage love, fall in love, coming out, lifestyle, buddies ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1989
Place: norway, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Come Undone (2000)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Story of two gorgeous, young French boys who begin a passionate relationship that boils over and threatens to destroy both their lives. Shy Mathieu is 18-years-old and on summer vacation in the south of France. He spends his days lazily sunning ...
Style: touching, sincere, sentimental, emotional, sexy ...
Plot: gay, male nudity, teenage life, love affair, depression, beach, youth, coming out, dysfunctional family, romance, fall in love, parents and children ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: europe, south of france, brittany, frankfurt germany, france ...
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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: serious, realistic, emotional, touching, sentimental ...
Plot: gay love, gay, gays and lesbians, romance, love and romance, coming out, homecoming, gender, couples, society, unfulfillment, youth ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: tunisia, france, mediterranean sea, paris france
⇓ 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 teenager, gay love, gays and lesbians, gay, cadet, gym, true love, young lovers, rivalry, lgbt, youth, romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Lola and Billy the Kid (1999)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Germany
Duration: 93 min.
Story: When young Turkish talent Kutlug Ataman wanted to make a film about transvestites, the first location he had in mind was Istanbul. As he developed the script, his thought was to place these marginal characters, who are subject to societal prejudices ...
Style: touching, realistic, serious, sexy, sexual ...
Plot: transvestism, gay, friendship, self discovery, couples, coming out, social differences, discrimination, introspection, society, romance, lifestyle ...
Time: 90s
Place: europe, germany, berlin germany, baghdad iraq
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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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, realistic ...
Plot: gay teenager, first gay sexual experience, misfit, coming of age, gays and lesbians, social misfits, teenage life, death of mother, sexual abuse, dangerous attraction, parents and children, obsession ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: vermont
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100%
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Vacationland (2006)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Filmmaker Todd Verow revisits his own youth for his latest work. The film's main character is Joe, who, like the director, grew up in Bangor in Maine. Joe, an 18 year old high school senior who longs to move away from poor white trash roots and ...
Style: serious, realistic, sexy, disturbing, touching ...
Plot: friendship, family relations, coming out, gay relationship, lifestyle, teenage life, youth, misfit, self discovery, haunted by the past, lgbt teen, gay teenager ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: maine
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For a Lost Soldier (1992)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 92 min.
Story: The story of a romantic relationship between a Canadian soldier and a child set in the Netherlands near the end of WWII. Told in flashback from the present day, the child, now a man, is still seeking his lost soldier.
Style: sincere, sentimental, realistic, touching, serious ...
Plot: man boy relationship, pedophilia, soldier, world war two, gay, lgbt, friendship, sexual exploration, romance, opposites attract, children in wartime, age difference ...
Time: 1940s, year 1945, 90s
Place: europe, holland, netherlands
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64%
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, realistic ...
Plot: gay teenager, gay, blind woman, self discovery, fall in love, youth, couples, couple relations, teenage life, friendship, prostitute, coming of age ...
Time: 90s
Place: california, usa, los angeles, southern california, santa monica california
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The Man I Love (1997)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Sport
Country: France
Duration: 91 min.
Story: This is a combination coming out and first love story. The swimmer and diver Lucard is interested in attractive Martin. The film follows the characters' coming out with all its difficulties, the bitter-sweet pleasures of first love and the ...
Style: captivating, serious, touching, sexual, realistic ...
Plot: gays and lesbians, gay, aids, coming out, love triangle, gay love, lifeguard, first gay sexual experience, love affair, couples, family relations, friends ...
Time: 90s
Place: france, marseille, spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
14%
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Sugar (2004)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Canada
Duration: 78 min.
Story: Cliff has just turned 18 and his little sister has a gift for him: booze, a joint, a subway token and the command to have sex. Heading out on the town, Cliff finds friendship -- and more -- in the person of a young hustler named Butch. But ...
Style: serious, sincere, sentimental, touching, sexy ...
Plot: gay teenager, gay, coming of age, coming out, lifestyle, friendship, self discovery, teenage life, fall in love, romance, youth, life is a bitch ...
Time: contemporary
Place: canada, toronto ontario canada
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Defying Gravity (1997)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: John Keitel wrote the film based on his personal undergraduate experience and filmed campus footage in the neighborhood and environs surrounding his graduate film school alma mater USC.
Style: sexy, realistic, semi serious, emotional, sexual ...
Plot: gay, gays and lesbians, friendship, coming out, self discovery, college, gay teenager, love and romance, society, gender, investigation, coming of age ...
Time: 90s
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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, family relations, college, dysfunctional family, child as adult, longing, family problems, estrangement, couples, mysterious character, youth, love and romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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100%
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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
Plot: gay, high school, gay relationship, lgbt, gay teenager, gays and lesbians, teacher, teenage love, self discovery, fall in love, high school student, gender ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: australia
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100%
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Close to Leo (2002)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 88 min.
Story: When 21 year-old Leo, the oldest of four brothers, announces to his rural French family that he's HIV+, his family quickly rallys around him. Leo travels to Paris with his youngst brother Marcel for treatment. When Leo tries to push his brother ...
Style: sincere, serious, realistic, touching
Plot: friendship, coming out, youth, gays and lesbians, terminal illness, tragic hero, family problems, parents and children, family life, pregnancy, life is a bitch, hiv ...
Time: contemporary
Place: paris france, europe, france, brittany
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100%
A Home at the End of the World (2004)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Three friends form a bond over the year, Johnathan is gay, Clare is straight and Bobby is neither, instead he loves the people he loves. As their lives go on there is tension and tears which culminate in a strong yet fragile friendship between the ...
Style: touching, sincere, emotional, depressing, intense ...
Plot: lgbt, love triangle, aids, gay, self discovery, romance, hopes, gay relationship, loneliness, friendship, nudity (full frontal - brief), pregnancy ...
Time: 80s, 60s, 20th century, 70s, year 1967
Place: ohio, new york, usa, phoenix arizona, woodstock ...
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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, sexual, touching, semi serious ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: gay teenager, homosexuality, coming of age, lgbt teen, gay, first gay sexual experience, gays and lesbians, lgbt, high school, gay sex, coming out, self discovery ...
Time: 80s, year 1984
Place: ohio, usa, midwest, new jersey, new york
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