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, queer cinema
Plot: gay, coming out, lgbt, religion, couples, gays and lesbians, art, gender, society, youth, artists and showbiz, religions or cults, gay bashing, lgbtq, gay rights, painter, boys love, musician, homosexual, gay slur, abusive husband, husband wife relationship, closeted homosexual, intolerance, bigotry ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: bahamas, caribbean

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, queer cinema and touching films with plots about gay, gays and lesbians, gender, lgbt, gay interest, lgbtq and coming out mostly in Drama, Romance and Biography genres. Some movies like Children of God: Shank (2009), Cal (2013), Prayers for Bobby (2009), The Last Year (2002), On the Downlow (2004). 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, erotic, talky, compassionate ...
Plot: gay, first gay sexual experience, gay teenager, gay bashing, lgbt, coming of age, gang, gay love, gay slur, coming out, gays and lesbians, love and romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: britain
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Cal (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Twenty-year-old Cal returns from France to Britain after receiving news that his mother is ill. His finds his home city of Bristol facing hard economic times brought on by the global economic crisis, with poverty and crime on the rise and rioting ...
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, erotic, tense ...
Plot: gay, lgbt, love affair, crimes, society, life is a bitch, gay interest, coming of age, age difference, male nudity, nudity (full frontal - brief), gays and lesbians ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england
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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, sad, serious, art house ...
Audience: teens, chick flick, teen drama
Plot: lgbt, gay, coming out, gay teenager, suicide, life is a bitch, homosexuality, gay relationship, gay love, religious fanaticism, gay rights, gays and lesbians ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1984, year 1979
Place: usa, san francisco, california, portland oregon
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67%
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, erotic, realistic ...
Plot: gay, teenage life, youth, gays and lesbians, friendship, man boy relationship, boy, rich and poor, lgbt child, teenage love, life is a bitch, parents and children ...
Time: contemporary
Place: manila philippines, the philippines
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100%
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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, serious, realistic, touching, sincere ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: gay, incest, gays and lesbians, couples, love and romance, youth, gender, teenage love, love affair, friendship, injustice, friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, london
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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: serious, touching, emotional, rough, sexy ...
Plot: confession, catholic priest, gay, lgbt, injustice, love and romance, life is a bitch, youth, juvenile delinquency, gang, society, love affair ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, chicago illinois
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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: realistic, humorous, touching, sentimental, captivating ...
Plot: family relations, love and romance, family problems, couples, youth, society, religions or cults, marital discord, gays and lesbians, couple relations, relationships, male female relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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The Matthew Shepard Story (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: In a senseless act of hatred, openly gay college student Matthew Shepard was murdered in 1998. This critically-acclaimed, moving film recounts the final days of Matthew's killers' trial—and the weeks leading to Matthew's ...
Style: disturbing, realistic, serious, bleak, queer cinema
Plot: gay slur, lgbt, gay lead character, gay bashing, gay, gays and lesbians, murder, hate crime, courtroom drama, social decay, life is a bitch, juvenile delinquency ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 1998
Place: wyoming, usa
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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: serious, touching, realistic, sexy, sexual ...
Plot: coming of age, family relations, single parent, self discovery, best friends, introspection, teenage life, lgbt, direction and purpose, society, youth, coming out ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: south carolina, usa, southern usa
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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: sexy, serious, realistic, sincere, sexual ...
Plot: lgbt, coming out, gay, gay teacher, disco, lgbtq, school teacher, lgbtqi, school, gay bar, homosexuality, gay lead character ...
Time: 70s
Place: london, england, europe
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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, touching, sentimental, emotional ...
Plot: gay, gay love, romance, coming out, gays and lesbians, lgbt, love and romance, homecoming, gender, couples, society, unfulfillment ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: tunisia, france, paris france, mediterranean sea
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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: sexy, serious, psychological, atmospheric, realistic ...
Plot: gay, lgbt, love affair, romance, intrigue, lifestyle, coming out, fall in love, bisexual, gays and lesbians, lgbtq, gay interest ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: rome italy, paris france, italy, france
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39%
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, realistic, thought provoking, stylized, queer cinema ...
Plot: lgbt, gender, life is a bitch, social misfits, gays and lesbians, discrimination, society, misfit, gay, lgbtq, black lgbt, vignette
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: kenya, africa
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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: sexy, serious, realistic, touching, sexual ...
Audience: teens, pre-teens
Plot: lgbt, gay, lgbtq, boys love, coming of age, coming out, fall in love, gay subtext, gay interest, best friends, love and romance, gender ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
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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, thought provoking, realistic, touching, captivating ...
Plot: gay, gay teenager, black lgbt, lgbt, society, human nature, golden years, lifestyle, friendship, estrangement, artists and showbiz, love and romance ...
Time: 20th century, 1930s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, harlem
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The Other Family (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: Mexico
Duration: 127 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, queer cinema
Plot: gay, gay adoption, youth, drug addiction, adoption, family relations, overdose, child trafficking, society, life is a bitch, gays and lesbians, drug abuse ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: mexico, latin america
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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: serious, realistic, touching, sexy, talky ...
Plot: lgbt, gay, social misfits, misfit, society, best friends, love and romance, social relations, gay bashing, gay erotica, lgbtq, graphic violence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles
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38%
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Beauty (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: South Africa, France, Germany
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Tells the story of François van Heerden, a mid-40s, white, Afrikaans-speaking family man living in Bloemfontein, who has become devoid of any care or concern for his own measure of happiness, and so convinced of his ill-fated existence, that he is ...
Style: realistic, touching, sincere, emotional, erotic ...
Plot: gay, gay sex, gays and lesbians, lgbt, life turned upside down, self discovery, family life, disorder, parents and children, husband wife relationship, temptation, pedophilia ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: cape town south africa, africa, south africa
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38%
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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, serious ...
Plot: gay, gay relationship, missionary, lgbt, gays and lesbians, religion, love, coming out, lgbtq, society, hopes, gay interest ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: oregon, idaho
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38%
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: realistic, semi serious, humorous, touching, sincere ...
Plot: gay, gay teenager, cocaine, gender, college, lgbt, coming of age, drug abuse, coming out, skinny dipping, society, youth ...
Time: 90s
Place: miami, florida, usa, peru
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38%
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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, sincere, psychological, touching, sexy ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: gay, gay love, coming out, first gay sexual experience, gay teenager, lgbt teen, lgbt, male nudity, family relations, friendship, church, teenage life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california
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37%
Darker Than Midnight (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Davide is different from the other teenagers. Something makes him look like a girl. Davide is fourteen when he runs away from home. His intuition leads him to choose Villa Bellini, a park in Catania, as a refuge. The park is a world in itself, a ...
Style: serious, touching, realistic, captivating, queer cinema
Plot: social misfits, lgbt, friendship, youth, parents and children, society, family relations, gay, androgyny, leaving home, coming of age, gays and lesbians ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, sicily, italy
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36%
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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, realistic, serious, captivating, touching ...
Plot: love and romance, ambition, hopes, writer's life, artists and showbiz, lifestyle, contests and competitions, gender, gays and lesbians, unfulfillment, tragic love, love ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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36%
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Harvest (2011)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Germany
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Breathtaking in its subtle beauty, Harvest is an achingly romantic tale of an innocent but ever increasingly passionate affair that develops between two simple farmhands. Life on a farm is all that sullen teen Marco knows- leading a perfunctory and ...
Style: realistic, captivating, psychological, emotional, sexy ...
Audience: teens, pre-teens
Plot: gay relationship, gay, apprentice, coming out, farm, countryside, cow, couples, gender, lgbt, coming of age, lgbtq ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: germany, berlin germany
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36%
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La león (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: Argentina, France
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Deep in the lush river jungles of Argentina, Alvaro lives a solitary existence fishing and harvesting reeds. What sets him apart from the rest of his village is that he is gay. There are no other gay men in his world, his only means of expression is ...
Style: realistic, serious, touching, suspense, sexy ...
Plot: gay, gay lead character, gay slur, murder, life is a bitch, love and romance, disagreement, couples, isolation, homosexual, immigration, island ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: argentina
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36%
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, atmospheric, emotional, captivating, serious ...
Plot: gay, gender, looking for love, couples, love and romance, city life, gay interest, lgbt, lgbtq, male nudity, gay lead character, abusive boyfriend ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: san francisco, usa, california
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The Garden (1990)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, Germany, Japan
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A nearly wordless visual narrative intercuts two main stories and a couple of minor ones. A woman, perhaps the Madonna, brings forth her baby to a crowd of intrusive paparazzi; she tries to flee them. Two men who are lovers marry and are arrested by ...
Style: thought provoking, serious, realistic, art house, disturbing ...
Plot: gay, life is a bitch, gender, society, injustice, christ allegory, humiliation, passion, torture, religion, art, romance ...
Time: 80s
Place: england, europe
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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, sincere, emotional, serious, art house ...
Plot: gay, gay teenager, coming out, gay sex, gay student, lgbt, love and romance, lifestyle, sexuality, drug use, opposites attract, painter ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
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Mulligans (2008)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Canada
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Like the American classic, The Graduate - secrecy, betrayal, and a painful coming of age face a family in Mulligans, by first time feature film director Chip Hale.
Style: emotional, serious, realistic, disturbing, captivating ...
Plot: gay, coming out, infidelity, family relations, gays and lesbians, family, family life, father, dangerous attraction, parents and children, romance, couples ...
Time: contemporary
Place: canada
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Nasty Baby (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Nasty Baby centers around a Brooklyn couple, Freddy and his boyfriend Mo, who are trying to have a baby with the help of their best friend, Polly. Freddy is an artist, and his latest work is all about babies – it’s clear he’s dying to be a ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, touching, captivating, psychological ...
Plot: friendship, illegal immigrant, lgbt, couple relations, couples, best friends, interracial couple, gender, gay couple, society, love and romance, lgbtq ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new york, brooklyn new york city
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36%