Movies like Undertow 2009

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Undertow (2009)
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Undertow (2009)
Original name: Contracorriente
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Peru, Colombia, France, Germany
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A married fisherman struggles to reconcile his devotion to his male lover within his town's rigid traditions.
Style: sincere, touching, serious, emotional, romantic, melancholic, scenic, gloomy, erotic
Plot: ghost, gay, gay relationship, lgbt, gay love, supernatural, curses spells and rituals, fisherman, love triangle, homosexual, drowning, male homosexuality, death, magic realism, homosexuality, back from the dead, love and romance, moral dilemma, gays and lesbians, social relations, sea, ghost story, ritual, bereavement, village ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: peru, latin america

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, touching and sexy films with plots about gay, gay kiss, love and romance, gays and lesbians, kiss, gender and lgbt mostly in Drama, Romance and Fantasy genres. Some movies like Undertow: Brokeback Mountain (2005), Free Fall (2013), His Secret Life (2001), Weekend (2011), Just a Question of Love (2000). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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, melancholic, sexy, touching, sincere ...
Plot: gay, gay relationship, homosexuality, closeted homosexual, homosexual, forbidden love, gays and lesbians, gay romance, first gay sexual experience, gay slur, gay sex, male nudity ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, 80s, 70s, 20th century ...
Place: usa, wyoming, texas, new york, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.6
 19K
Free Fall (2013)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Germany
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A promising career with the police, a baby on the way... Marc's life seems to be right on track. Then he meets fellow policeman Kay and during their regular jogs Marc experiences a never-before-felt sense of ease and effortlessness -- and what ...
Style: atmospheric, sexual, touching, sincere, emotional ...
Plot: gay, gay love, gay relationship, coming out, gays and lesbians, forbidden love, homosexuality, gay slur, lgbt, fall in love, love affair, first gay sexual experience ...
Place: germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
His Secret Life (2001)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 106 min.
Story: When Antonia's husband Massimo is killed in a car accident, she accidentally discovers that he has been having a same-sex affair with a produce wholesaler named Michele.
Style: sentimental, touching, emotional, serious, sincere ...
Plot: gay, aids, transsexual, friendship, infidelity, adultery, understanding, family problems, human nature, love affair, manipulation, manipulations ...
Time: contemporary
Place: rome italy, istanbul turkey, london, amsterdam, milan italy ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 7.6
 29K
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: sincere, touching, emotional, meditative, romantic ...
Plot: gay relationship, gay love, gay, gay couple, lgbt, gay club, gays and lesbians, lifestyle, weekend, homosexual, one night stand, gay sex ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 70s
Place: england, europe, london, britain, canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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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, emotional, touching, disturbing ...
Audience: teens
Plot: gay, coming out, gays and lesbians, homosexuality, gay slur, lgbt, gay relationship, gay sex, love and romance, fall in love, gay love, couples ...
Time: 90s
Place: france, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Tropical Malady (2004)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Thailand, France, Germany, Italy
Duration: 118 min.
Story: A romance between a soldier and country boy splinters into a mythical venture based on Thai folklore.
Style: serious, surreal, atmospheric, psychological, suspense ...
Plot: jungle, shaman, ghost, human nature, love and romance, danger, gay, storytelling, friendship, countryside, tiger, gays and lesbians ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: thailand, asia, bangkok thailand
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 6.7
 2K
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, love and romance, coming out, homecoming, couples, gender, unfulfillment, society, youth ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, tunisia, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 7.5
 110K
A Single Man (2009)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Adapted from a 1964 novel of the same name, the film follows a day in the life of George Falconer, a British college professor reeling with the recent and sudden loss of his longtime partner. This traumatic event makes George challenge his own will ...
Style: psychological, touching, sincere, philosophical, enigmatic ...
Plot: depression, gays and lesbians, gay, homosexual, tragic love, loneliness, broken heart, gay relationship, haunted by the past, love and romance, homosexuality, death ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, 20th century, year 1962, 1940s
Place: california, los angeles, usa, madrid, london ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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 7.7
 18K
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: gay cinema, serious, realistic, melancholic, scenic ...
Plot: gay, homosexuality, gay relationship, gay lead character, gay romance, homosexual, closeted homosexual, male nudity, forbidden love, lgbt, gays and lesbians, society ...
Time: victorian era, 20th century, 1910s, 19th century, victorian ...
Place: england, europe, london, greece, france ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 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, romantic ...
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 ⇓
29%
 7.2
 6K
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: disturbing, uplifting, sentimental, romantic
Audience: teens
Plot: gay teenager, gay, gay relationship, lgbt teen, homosexuality, gay sex, lgbt, first love, bullying, gay son, depression, school ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
The Blonde One (2019)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Argentina
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Womanising Juan must quickly find a flatmate after his brother moves out. In moves Gabriel (the blonde of the title), Juan's stoic and very handsome co-worker, who is recently widowed and struggling to support his young daughter. What starts ...
Style: erotic, bleak, surprise ending, disturbing, psychological ...
Plot: gay, closeted homosexual, male homosexuality, gay relationship, gay love, lust, male nudity, homosexuality, homosexual, homoeroticism, gay erotica, sexual tension ...
Place: argentina
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 5.8
 749
The One (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Providing the romantic comedy genre with a decidedly queer twist, THE ONE is an effortlessly charming tale which proves that love is never simple! Hunky Daniel couldn’t have it better: great parents, a successful career and his beautiful fiancée ...
Style: sincere, touching, semi serious, realistic, humorous ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: closeted homosexual, first gay sexual experience, gay husband, love triangle, fiance fiancee relationship, coming out, gay relationship, unfulfilled love, gender, romance, fall in love, couple relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa, massachusetts
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Out in the Dark (2012)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: Israel, USA, Germany
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Two young men — a Palestinian grad student and an Israeli lawyer — meet and fall in love amidst personal and political intrigue in this striking debut feature from Israeli director Michael Mayer.
Style: sincere, emotional, touching, bleak, serious ...
Plot: gay, gay relationship, forbidden love, gay couple, family relations, gay student, gay sex, love affair, society, impossible love, romance, homosexuality ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 90s, 1990s, year 1993
Place: israel, middle east, palestinian authority, tel aviv israel, mediterranean sea ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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, captivating, psychological, sexual ...
Plot: gay, gay athlete, romance, incest, family relations, forbidden love, gays and lesbians, gay relationship, lgbt, male homosexuality, adolescence vs adulthood, gay sex ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: brazil, latin america, argentina, rio de janeiro, buenos aires argentina ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
The Last Match (2013)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Spain, Cuba
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Cuba is not a country for young gays. Teen rent boy Reinier falls in love with a mate in the slum soccer field at their neighbourhood in Havana. Although obsessed with moneymaking to hold up his baby, teen wife and wife's granma, gambler ...
Style: homoerotic, realistic, sincere, serious, touching ...
Plot: male prostitution, gay relationship, gay, gay love, gays and lesbians, love and romance, gay crush, society, romance, gay sex, crush, gay slur ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: cuba, havana cuba
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 6.9
 581
The Marriage (2017)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Kosovo, Albania
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Bekim and Anita are getting married, but Anita is unaware that Bekim is still in love with his best friend Nol.
Style: psychological, melancholic, touching, sentimental, romantic ...
Plot: gay, lgbt, gay relationship, cheating girlfriend, closeted homosexual, infidelity, deception, secret, love triangle, gay lead character, gay slur, closeted gay ...
Time: 21st century
Place: kosovo
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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, teenage love, homosexuality, blindness, lgbt, gay couple, coming out, friendship, gays and lesbians, blind character ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: brazil, sao paulo brazil
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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The Witnesses (2007)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Manu arrives in Paris, in the early days of AIDS, at the beginning of the 1980s. He strikes up a friendship with Adrien, a wealthy doctor in his early fifties, who introduces him to Sarah and Mehdi, a young couple.
Style: serious, touching, sentimental, sincere, clever ...
Plot: gay, aids, friendship, moral dilemma, opera singer, siblings relations, love and romance, gay sex, sexual promiscuity, gender, family relations, childbirth ...
Time: 80s, year 1985, year 1984
Place: paris france, france, europe, marseille, lyon ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
The First Time - Bedingungslose Liebe (2011)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Germany
Duration: 91 min.
Story: The film tells the story of two boys and how they deal with the discovery of love.
Style: touching, sexy, gay cinema, romantic, melancholic ...
Plot: male homosexuality, gay relationship, gay, gay teenager, teenage boy, coming out, homosexual, hugging, german, homosexuality, gay couple, love and romance ...
Time: 21st century
Place: germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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: touching, serious, realistic, sexual, sexy
Audience: date night
Plot: love triangle, gay, gay relationship, gay sex, bisexual man, homosexual, dancer, infidelity, threesome, friendship, sexual attraction, strong sexual content ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: barcelona, spain, barcelona spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 6.4
 2K
Second Skin (1999)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Spain
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Diego is a doctor who has fallen in love with a married man with a son. Against the advice of his boss and best friend, he continues his affair with Alberto. The consequences of this affair profoundly alter not only the two men's lives, but ...
Style: realistic, serious, sentimental, psychological, gloomy ...
Plot: love triangle, infidelity, gay relationship, family problems, romance, crumbling marriage, love affair, couples, gay love, homosexual, coming out, doctor ...
Time: 90s
Place: spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Beyond the Walls (2012)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Belgium, Canada, France
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Paulo, a young pianist, meets Ilir, a double-bass player originally from Albania. It's love at first sight. Confronted by Anka, Paulo finds himself out on the street. Despite Ilir's misgivings, Paulo moves in with him. One day, when Paulo ...
Style: realistic, emotional, touching, serious, silent film
Plot: gay relationship, s&m, gay, musician, love affair, gays and lesbians, gay sex, fall in love, gender, love and romance, prison sex, homosexual ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: belgium
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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Floating Skyscrapers (2013)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Poland
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Kuba attends an art opening with his girlfriend of two years and bumps into Mikal. The connection between these two young men is instantaneous and intoxicating, and despite opposition from all sides, he allows Mikal into his life. The results go ...
Style: touching, sincere, serious, realistic, bleak
Plot: coming out, gays and lesbians, family relations, lgbt, couple relations, gay love, gay sex, gender, love triangle, bisexual, self discovery, friendship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: poland, warsaw poland
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 6.7
 2K
Save Me (2007)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A sex and drug addicted young man who is forced into a Christian-run ministry in an attempt to cure him of his "gay affliction", where instead he is faced with the truth in his heart and spirit.
Style: touching, sincere, serious, realistic, gloomy
Plot: forbidden love, sex addict, self discovery, drug abuse, haunted by the past, society, love and romance, hopes, gender, religions or cults, gay, gay relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new mexico, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 6.3
 3K
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: coming out, gay, family relations, father son relationship, forbidden love, family life, family, romance, parents and children, dangerous attraction, father, youth ...
Time: contemporary
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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, sentimental, serious, romantic ...
Plot: gay teenager, coming of age, first gay sexual experience, lgbt teen, lgbt, gay, gay lead character, first love, lgbt child, teenage love, gays and lesbians, love and romance ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: belgium, flanders, europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 5.5
 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: sincere, psychological, touching, serious, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: coming out, gay love, gay, first gay sexual experience, gay teenager, beach, gay relationship, friendship, family relations, church, christianity, teenage life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 7.2
 6K
Lilting (2014)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A young man of Chinese-Cambodian descent dies, leaving behind his isolated mother and his lover of four years. Though the two don't share a language, they grow close through their grief.
Style: bleak, realistic, serious, touching, emotional ...
Plot: gay, gay relationship, retirement home, gay love, disorder, translator, life turned upside down, love and romance, dealing with death, unlikely couple, lost love, mother love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
A Thousand Peace Clouds Encircle the Sky (2003)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Mexico
Duration: 83 min.
Story: A teenager discovers that mending a broken heart is no simple thing in this independent romantic drama from Mexico. Gerardo (Juan Carlos Ortuno), a 17-year-old who has recently embraced his homosexuality, has just parted ways with his first serious ...
Style: emotional, touching, realistic, serious, erotic ...
Plot: gay, breakup, teenage life, unfulfilled love, love and romance, losing-it hero, life is a bitch, romance, obsession, strong sexual content, sexual relations, lgbt ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: mexico, mexico city
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%