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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: emotional, sincere, touching, serious, romantic, melancholic, scenic, sad, gloomy, erotic ...
Plot: gay, lgbt, gay love, ghost, gay relationship, homosexuality, gay latino, homosexual, male homosexuality, supernatural, curses spells and rituals, death, magic realism, love triangle, drowning, gay parent, gay father, back from the dead, male nudity, bisexual man, sea, ghost story, ritual, lgbtq, love and romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: latin america, peru

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out queer cinema, realistic, serious and touching films with plots about gay, lgbt, gay kiss, gays and lesbians, lgbtq, male nudity and homosexual mostly in Drama, Romance and Comedy genres. Some movies like Undertow: Brokeback Mountain (2005), Being 17 (2016), The Last Match (2013), The Witnesses (2007), Maurice (1987). 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: sexy, emotional, melancholic, touching, sad ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night
Plot: gay, homosexuality, forbidden love, lgbt, homosexual, gay relationship, closeted homosexual, gay slur, first gay sexual experience, gays and lesbians, gay romance, love story ...
Time: 60s, 80s, year 1963, 20th century, 70s
Place: wyoming, usa, texas, new york, mexico
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100%
 7.2
 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, disturbing, sentimental, uplifting, romantic ...
Audience: teens, pre-teens
Plot: gay, lgbt, gay teenager, gay relationship, bullying, homosexuality, first love, gay love, school, gay sex, lgbt teen, friendship ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, touching, serious, sincere ...
Audience: teens, pre-teens, teen drama
Plot: gay, male prostitution, gay relationship, gay love, lgbt, gays and lesbians, gay sex, gay latino, rent boy, love and romance, lgbtq, society ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: cuba, havana cuba
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, sentimental, touching, sincere, erotic ...
Plot: gay, aids, gay sex, friendship, opera singer, moral dilemma, sexual promiscuity, love and romance, siblings relations, gender, teenage boy, lgbt ...
Time: year 1984, year 1985, 80s
Place: paris france, munich germany, marseille, france, europe ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 7.7
 20K
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, scenic, melancholic, erotic, touching ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: gay, lgbt, homosexuality, homosexual, gay relationship, friendship, forbidden love, first gay sexual experience, closeted homosexual, gay lead character, male nudity, society ...
Time: pre world war one, 19th century, 1910s, 70s, 20th century ...
Place: england, london, europe, greece, france ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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: bleak, erotic, disturbing, surprise ending, psychological ...
Plot: gay, gay love, male homosexuality, closeted homosexual, gay erotica, homosexuality, gay relationship, homosexual, lgbt, homoeroticism, lust, gay father ...
Place: argentina
⇓ 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: serious, sincere, sexy, captivating, psychological ...
Plot: gay, lgbt, brother brother relationship, male homosexuality, adolescence vs adulthood, gay relationship, gay love, forbidden love, youth, incest, gay athlete, family relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: brazil, rio de janeiro, buenos aires argentina, latin america, russia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.6
 31K
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: emotional, touching, sincere, sexy, meditative ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: gay, lgbt, gay relationship, gay love, homosexual, gay couple, gay club, one night stand, gays and lesbians, love, male nudity, friendship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 70s
Place: england, london, europe, canada, britain
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 7.5
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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: emotional, disturbing, sincere, atmospheric, touching ...
Plot: lgbt, gay, gay love, coming out, homosexuality, gay relationship, gays and lesbians, forbidden love, gay slur, infidelity, love affair, fall in love ...
Place: germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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, sweet, romantic, serious, realistic ...
Audience: teens, chick flick, teen drama
Plot: gay, lgbt, blindness, homosexuality, coming of age, school, gay love, friendship, teenage life, coming out, gay teenager, gay couple ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: brazil, sao paulo brazil
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Eyes Wide Open (2009)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Israel, Germany, France
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A beautifully affecting love story that has rightly earned comparisons to Brokeback Mountain, Haim Tabakman's potent yet impeccably restrained tale has won awards and accolades at film festivals the world over. Aaron, a pillar in ...
Style: realistic, bleak, captivating, tense, erotic ...
Plot: gay, forbidden love, gay love, gay relationship, closeted homosexual, first gay sexual experience, infidelity, husband wife relationship, lgbt, jewish, married man, gay sex ...
Time: contemporary
Place: israel, jerusalem
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 6.3
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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: serious, realistic, sentimental, psychological, erotic ...
Plot: gay relationship, gay love, lgbt, gay, gay sex, love triangle, infidelity, gays and lesbians, family problems, romance, couples, crumbling marriage ...
Time: 90s
Place: spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 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: 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
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
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, infidelity, transsexual, friendship, adultery, marriage, self discovery, relationships, depression, gays and lesbians, dishonesty ...
Time: contemporary
Place: rome italy, spain, italy, istanbul turkey, milan italy ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
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Lan Yu (2001)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Hong Kong, China
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A love story between a country boy in Beijing to study and a wealthy businessman set against the backdrop of the 1989 Tiananmen Square incident
Style: captivating, sentimental, sincere, touching, depressing ...
Plot: gay, older man younger man relationship, gay asian, gay sex, love affair, lgbt, lifestyle, fighting the system, social differences, gay relationship, couples, society ...
Time: 20th century, year 1989, year 1988, 80s
Place: beijing china, china, asia, hong kong, america ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
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, sexy ...
Audience: teens
Plot: gay, coming out, lgbt, homosexuality, gays and lesbians, gay slur, love and romance, gay relationship, fall in love, couples, gay love, male homosexuality ...
Time: 90s
Place: france, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 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, captivating ...
Plot: gay, life is a bitch, family problems, reconciliation, parents and children, human nature, lgbt, brother brother relationship, homosexual, suffering, terminal illness, changing lives ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, paris france, europe, brittany
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
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: surreal, serious, atmospheric, psychological, suspense ...
Plot: gay, jungle, shaman, lgbt, friendship, love and romance, human nature, mysticism, lgbtq, surrealism, mythology, gender ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: thailand, asia, bangkok thailand
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
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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, serious, sincere, realistic, erotic ...
Plot: coming out, lgbt, gay, gay love, gays and lesbians, gay sex, family relations, couple relations, gender, love triangle, self discovery, friendship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: poland, warsaw poland
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
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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
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
 7.3
 6K
The Bubble (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Israel
Duration: 117 min.
Story: The movie follows a group of young friends in the city of Tel Aviv and is as much a love song to the city as it is an exploration of the claim that people in Tel Aviv are isolated from the rest of the country and the turmoil it's going through. ...
Style: emotional, sincere, touching, serious, realistic ...
Plot: gay, gay relationship, gay soldier, lgbt, friendship, lgbtq, forbidden love, occupation, understanding, civil rights, fall in love, love affair ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: israel, middle east, jerusalem, tel aviv israel, jordan ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
 5.8
 775
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: realistic, semi serious, touching, sincere, humorous ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: gay, gay husband, closeted homosexual, gay father, first gay sexual experience, gay relationship, love triangle, homosexual, marital problem, repressed homosexual, friendship between men, marriage ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, massachusetts
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
 6.2
 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: gay, coming out, infidelity, family relations, gays and lesbians, family, family life, father, dangerous attraction, parents and children, romance, couples ...
Time: contemporary
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
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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: serious, sincere, touching, realistic, erotic ...
Plot: gay, gay relationship, lgbt, forbidden love, sex addict, self discovery, gay sex, gender, society, love and romance, hopes, religions or cults ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new mexico, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
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: melancholic, touching, sentimental, sexy, romantic ...
Plot: gay, lgbt, male homosexuality, gay relationship, homosexual, coming out, teenage boy, homosexuality, hugging, german, gay teenager, love and romance ...
Time: 21st century
Place: germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
 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, romance, gay couple, gay relationship, gay sex, gays and lesbians, couples, breakup, secret, lifestyle, love and romance, family problems ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, northern california
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
Clapham Junction (2007)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Set in the Clapham district of south London, England, the film is inspired by true events. The paths of several men intersect during a dramatic thirty-six hours in which their lives are changed forever.
Style: serious, realistic, melancholic, rough, touching ...
Plot: gay, gay sex, gay slur, infidelity, lifestyle, life is a bitch, society, estrangement, looking for love, gay cruising, masturbation, gay interest ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
 6.7
 5K
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: emotional, touching, meditative, lyrical, sexy ...
Audience: teens, pre-teens, teen drama
Plot: gay, depression, suicide attempt, male nudity, beach, teenage life, first gay sexual experience, gay teenager, youth, dysfunctional family, love affair, gay romance ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: france, south of france, europe, italy, brittany ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
A Moment in the Reeds (2017)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, Finland
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Having moved to Paris for university, Leevi returns to his native Finland for the summer to help his estranged father renovate the family lake house so it can be sold. Tareq, a recent asylum seeker from Syria, has been hired to help with the work, ...
Style: atmospheric, touching, captivating, realistic, sincere ...
Plot: gay, lgbt, gay love, homosexuality, gay relationship, immigration, gay sex, gay romance, gay lead character, syrian refugee, male nudity, homosexual ...
Place: finland
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
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: touching, serious, sincere, romantic, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens, chick flick, pre-teens
Plot: gay, lgbt, coming of age, lgbt teen, gay teenager, first gay sexual experience, gay love, gay lead character, love and romance, gays and lesbians, youth, teenage love ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: belgium, europe, france, flanders
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%