Movies like Children of God

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Children of God (2010)
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Children of God (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: Bahamas
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Johnny (Johnny Ferro) is an art student in Nassau whose technique is perfect, but he’s creatively blocked. His teacher sends him off to the rural island of Eleuthera where he meets Romeo (Stephen Tyrone Williams), a hot musician. They begin a clumsy dance of attraction and romance. Romeo has a fiancé and is identified as straight, but he’s been known to play with the boys on the side secretly. The Bahamas are bound by religious traditions that discourage homosexuality and end up forcing gay men into the closet. Lena is a pastor’s wife. Her husband demonizes homosexuality to further his career, yet he’s on the DL as well. When Lena discovers that her husband has infected her with VD, he accuses her of infidelities. These characters are all bound together in this intense drama of love, family and secrets.
Style: touching, serious, emotional, realistic, stylized, gloomy
Plot: gay, coming out, lgbt, gays and lesbians, couples, religion, gender, society, youth, religions or cults, artists and showbiz, art, gay rights, island, performer's life, musician, homosexual, beach, swimming, bible, belief in god, interracial relations, doctor, boat, boy ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: bahamas, caribbean

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Most similar movies to Children of God

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, touching and sexy films with plots about gays and lesbians, gender, gay, love and romance, gay interest, coming out and couples mostly in Drama, Romance and Biography genres. Some movies like Children of God: Shank (2009), Prayers for Bobby (2009), The Best Day of My Life (2002), The Last Year (2002), The String (2009). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Shank (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Teenage gang member Cal, hides his sexuality from his fellow gang members despite their often violent dislike of anyone that isn't the same as them, be they unsuspecting shoppers, foreign students, gays, etc. When his world collides with ...
Style: serious, realistic, sexy, compassionate, captivating ...
Plot: gay, gay teenager, first gay sexual experience, lgbt, gay slur, coming out, gang, gay love, rape, gay bashing, gays and lesbians, love and romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: britain
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Prayers for Bobby (2009)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: True story of Mary Griffith, gay rights crusader, whose teenage son committed suicide due to her religious intolerance. Based on the book of the same title by Leroy Aarons.
Style: touching, sentimental, serious, realistic, emotional ...
Plot: coming out, homosexuality, gay teenager, lgbt, gay, gays and lesbians, tragic event, teen suicide, religious intolerance, gay relationship, homosexual, male homosexuality ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1984, year 1979
Place: usa, san francisco, california, united states, portland oregon
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The Best Day of My Life (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy, UK
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The Best Day of My Life is the story of a dysfunctional family as seen through the eyes of young Chiara (Maria Luisa De Crescenzo) who is about to receive her first communion. The family includes matriarch Irene (Virna Lisi) and her three grown up ...
Style: humorous, touching, realistic, sentimental, captivating ...
Plot: family relations, love and romance, gay, youth, society, couples, family problems, religions or cults, marital discord, relationships, male female relationship, couple relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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50%
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The Last Year (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Paul's homosexual affair at Bible College with a new student named Alex sets tongues wagging, mostly with un-Christian reactions. The dean, himself a closet case, threatens to expel Paul, and the football jocks have their eye on Alex. The ...
Style: emotional, sincere, touching, realistic, serious ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: gay, incest, gays and lesbians, love and romance, gender, youth, couples, love affair, teenage love, friendship, injustice, friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, london
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The Blossoming of Maximo Oliveros (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: Philippines
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A 12-year-old gay who comes from a criminal family falls in love with a handsome policeman.
Style: sentimental, touching, emotional, social realism, serious ...
Plot: man boy relationship, gay, friendship, teenage life, youth, rich and poor, gays and lesbians, teenage love, life is a bitch, unfulfilled love, family life, coming out ...
Time: contemporary
Place: manila philippines, the philippines
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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, couples, gender, love and romance, unfulfillment, society, youth ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, tunisia, paris france
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46%
The Wise Kids (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A vivid, dynamic Southern coming-of-age drama, takes place in the transitional space between high school and college, when life seems to be all questions and no answers, and the future is scarily wide open. Set in and around a Charleston, SC Baptist ...
Style: touching, serious, realistic, sexy, sexual ...
Plot: family relations, coming of age, single parent, self discovery, teenage life, introspection, best friends, direction and purpose, youth, society, coming out, parents and children ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: south carolina, usa, southern usa
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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: gay, lgbt, breakup, self discovery, introspection, gender, couples, family problems, sexual relations, nudity (full frontal - brief), sex scene, art ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, usa, new york, europe, paris france
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42%
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On the Downlow (2004)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Isaac and Angel are two young Latinos involved in a south side Chicago gang. They have a secret in a world where secrets are forbidden.
Style: emotional, rough, touching, serious, realistic ...
Plot: gang member, confession, catholic priest, youth, showbiz, coming out, interracial relations, forbidden love, love affair, gang, society, love and romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: chicago illinois, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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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, serious, sexy, stylized ...
Plot: love affair, lifestyle, romance, intrigue, fall in love, coming out, gay, bisexual, gay interest, love and romance, unfulfillment, serial killer ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: rome italy, paris france, france, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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 sex, gay relationship, lgbt, love and romance, fall in love, gay love, couples ...
Time: 90s
Place: france, europe, paris france
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Two Drifters (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: Portugal
Duration: 98 min.
Story: After breaking up with her boyfriend, a woman named Odete (Ana Cristina De Oliveira) descends into madness and claims to be pregnant with the child of Rui's (Nuno Gil) late lover, Pedro (João Carreira). As grief-stricken Rui mourns ...
Style: emotional, psychological, realistic, sexual, stylized ...
Plot: gay, male nudity, breakup, love and romance, obsession, insanity, gay relationship, couples, solace, gender, lgbt, strong sexual content ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: portugal, europe
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41%
The Stranger in Us (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: In this verité-style drama, Anthony, a newcomer to San Francisco, attempts to come to terms with his abusive ex-lover when he strikes up an unlikely friendship with a street hustler.
Style: realistic, emotional, atmospheric, captivating, serious ...
Plot: gay, looking for love, gender, love and romance, couples, city life, lgbt, writer's block, destructive relationship, urban, nightlife, twentysomething life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: san francisco, usa, california
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41%
The Other Family (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: Mexico
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Jean Paul and Chema have been together ten years. They have successful careers, a comfortable home and many friends. But that's all turned turned upside down when close friend Ivana rescues Hendrix from his broken home and asks them to care for ...
Style: serious, realistic, touching, sincere
Plot: gay, child trafficking, gay adoption, adoption, overdose, family relations, custody, family life, parents and children, drug abuse, life is a bitch, society ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: mexico, latin america
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Brother to Brother (2004)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A drama that looks back on the Harlem Renaissance from the perspective of an elderly, black writer who meets a gay teenager in a New York homeless shelter.
Style: serious, realistic, thought provoking, touching, social ...
Plot: gay, society, human nature, gay teenager, golden years, lifestyle, friendship, estrangement, love and romance, artists and showbiz, black lgbt, intergenerational friendship ...
Time: 20th century, 30s, 1930s
Place: new york, usa, harlem, manhattan new york city, harlem manhattan new york city
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41%
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Nighthawks (1978)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 113 min.
Story: A gay man is forced to hide his sexuality by day while living his secret life by night. A respectable geography teacher by day; by night, hanging out in London's gay bars, looking for a long-term relationship, but usually encountering only ...
Style: gloomy, sexual, emotional, sincere, psychological ...
Plot: coming out, disco, school, school teacher, lifestyle, couples, self discovery, society, gender, youth, love and romance, gays and lesbians ...
Time: 70s
Place: england, london, europe
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41%
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Treading Water (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Casey (Angela Redman) has rejected her privileged upbringing and restores old boats for a living. She lives a cozy life with her beautiful social worker girlfriend Alex (super sexy Nina Landey) until her stuffy family demands that she come home for ...
Style: sincere, touching, realistic, serious, biting ...
Plot: coming out, fish out of water, family gatherings, eccentric family, culture clash, family life, parents and children, human nature, youth, family relations, drug abuse, family in crisis ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new england, usa
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40%
Expecting Amish (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: 18-year-old Hannah Yoder is ready to become an Amish adult - which means baptism into the Church and marriage to her boyfriend, Samuel. However, her friends convince her to visit Hollywood for Rumspringa where she meets Josh and the two hit it off ...
Style: serious, emotional, touching, realistic
Plot: forbidden love, religions or cults, couples, youth, society, love and romance, love affair, culture clash, adolescence vs adulthood, family relations, family problems, pregnancy ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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40%
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The Event (2003)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: An intense relationship drama that takes the form of a mystery, The Event centers around a series of unexplained deaths that occur among the gay community in New York's fashionable Chelsea district. Nick, a district attorney investigating the ...
Style: serious, realistic, sentimental, touching, emotional ...
Plot: family relations, investigation, lgbt, couples, family problems, terminal illness, gays and lesbians, life is a bitch, human nature, gender, couple relations, bittersweet ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new york, usa
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40%
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Days (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Homosexual story between 2 guys, Claudio and Dario.
Style: realistic, serious, emotional, touching, sexual ...
Plot: love affair, coming out, looking for love, infidelity, terminal illness, couples, breakup, thirtysomething life, life is a bitch, sexual relations, infected, gay couple ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: italy, rome italy
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40%
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Family Tree (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 97 min.
Story: When Frédérick, the patriarch of the Alsatian Muller family, is conspicuously absent from his son Charles' funeral, Frédérick's surviving son and his granddaughter, raw from their loss, await an explanation. Once revealed, ...
Style: touching, sincere, emotional, psychological, captivating ...
Plot: deportation, family relations, coming out, haunted by the past, introspection, hopes, aging, family problems, death in the family, gender, bittersweet, elderly ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, europe
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40%
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, gay teenager, virginity, gay ...
Time: 90s
Place: florida, usa, miami, peru
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40%
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FAQs (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: After living on the tough streets of LA for a while, India hopes that every gay basher will meet his destiny. In this case Destiny is a black, 6 foot, high heel wearing, gun toting, drag queen with an attitude and a soft place in her heart for ...
Style: touching, serious, realistic, talky, sexual ...
Plot: social misfits, social relations, best friends, society, love and romance, misfit, lgbt, gay bashing, sexual content, profanity, friends, graphic violence ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles
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40%
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Marathon (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Drama by Biju Viswanath, Marathon was adapted from Harteis's memoir of the same name. Explores the relation ship between two poets Richard Harteis and William Meredith former US poet laureate and winner of every major American award for poetry ...
Style: emotional, touching, captivating, serious, realistic ...
Plot: love and romance, ambition, contests and competitions, gender, lifestyle, writer's life, artists and showbiz, hopes, tragic love, unfulfillment, gays and lesbians, love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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40%
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Sebastian (1995)
Genre: Drama
Country: Norway, Sweden
Duration: 88 min.
Story: In this thoughtful Scandinavian drama, a teenage boy wrestles with his sexuality and learns that most of his deepest fears were unfounded. Sebastian is almost 17 when he figures out that he is a homosexual. Though he lives with wonderful, stable ...
Style: sexual, touching, realistic, serious, sexy
Plot: coming out, coming of age, best friends, gays and lesbians, youth, couples, family relations, friends, friendship, sexual relations, teenage life, love and romance ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
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40%
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The Falls (2012)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: The Falls is a feature film about two missionaries that fall in love while on their mission. RJ travels to a small town in Oregon with Elder Merrill to serve their mission and teach the words of Joseph Smith. Living together and sharing the ...
Style: touching, sentimental, captivating, psychological, realistic ...
Plot: gay, gay relationship, missionary, gays and lesbians, hopes, society, religion, coming out, church, prayer, religious, romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: oregon, idaho
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40%
Stories of Our Lives (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: Kenya, South Africa
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Created by the members of a Nairobi-based arts collective — who have removed their names from the film for fear of reprisal — this anthology film that dramatizes true-life stories from Kenya’s oppressed LGBTQ community is both a labour of love ...
Style: serious, thought provoking, realistic, stylized, contemplative
Plot: life is a bitch, discrimination, gays and lesbians, society, social misfits, gender, misfit, lgbt, vignette
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: kenya, africa
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39%
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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: sincere, psychological, touching, serious, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: coming out, gay love, gay, first gay sexual experience, gay relationship, gay teenager, beach, friendship, family relations, church, christianity, teenage life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california
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39%
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Just Say Love (2009)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 75 min.
Story: Physical attractions appear to be the obvious explanation for two people to become a pair. But are they really the reflection of something sublime, everlasting or dare we say, spiritual? Do relationships start in the bedroom or in the heart? In this ...
Style: touching, contemplative, serious, realistic
Plot: gay, gays and lesbians, love and romance, couples, couple relations, introspection, love affair, gender, lgbt, imagination, cheating, homosexual ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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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, high school, best friends, love and romance, gender, gays and lesbians, single parent, social misfits ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: iowa, usa, canada, new jersey, italy
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39%