Movies like Almost Normal

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Almost Normal (2005)
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Almost Normal (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A gay man approaching a mid-life crisis is tired of being different because he is gay. He wants to be normal. Suddenly he is yanked back in time to when he was in high school. But this time, the world is gay and to be straight is considered deviant behavior. Then something else happens. He meets a girl. And suddenly normal becomes ...well almost normal.
Style: sentimental, touching, feel good, humorous, realistic, semi serious, queer cinema
Audience: date night
Plot: time travel, high school, gay, road not taken, lgbt, coming out, midlife crisis, teenage love, self discovery, teenage life, youth, misfit, best friends, lifestyle, disorder, fish out of water, buddies, sport team, homosexuality, gays and lesbians, lgbt teen, lgbtq, switching roles, gay interest, heterosexuality ...
Time: contemporary
Place: nebraska

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, humorous, semi serious and queer cinema films with plots about gay, lgbt, gender, gays and lesbians, love and romance, coming out and lgbtq mostly in Romance, Drama and Comedy genres. Some movies like Almost Normal: Latter Days (2003), Dorian Blues (2004), Edge of Seventeen (1998), Kiss the Bride (2007), Long-Term Relationship (2006). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Latter Days (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Aaron Davis (Steve Sandvoss) and Christian Markelli (Wes Ramsey) are the two most opposite people in the world. Aaron is a young Elder (or a Mormon missionary) who wants to do his family proud and is quite passionate about his religion and film. ...
Style: touching, romantic, sentimental, sexy, erotic ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night
Plot: gay, coming out, homosexuality, sex, depression, first gay sexual experience, homosexual, relationships, gay love, one night stand, fall in love, romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, new jersey, idaho, usa, new york ...
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Dorian Blues (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Dorian realizes he is gay in his final year of high school. He meets another gay youth locally, but remains confused. He starts therapy, then resorts to confession in the Church, and finally comes out to his brother. Dorian then decides to come out ...
Style: semi serious, sentimental, touching, feel good, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: gay, coming out, gay teenager, lgbt, coming of age, teenage life, self discovery, lgbtq, youth, parents and children, friendship, introspection ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new york, usa
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39%
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, feel good ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: gay, homosexuality, gay teenager, lgbt teen, lgbt, coming of age, gays and lesbians, first gay sexual experience, coming out, gay sex, high school, lgbtq ...
Time: 80s, year 1984
Place: ohio, new jersey, usa, midwest, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Kiss the Bride (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: In high school, Matt and Ryan were best friends. More than friends, actually. But in the ensuing ten years, they've lost contact. So when Matt receives an invitation to Ryan's wedding he's surprised - especially that Ryan is marrying ...
Style: realistic, sentimental, touching, semi serious, feel good ...
Audience: date night, teens, girls' night
Plot: gay, friendship, lgbt, family relations, high school, young lovers, love and romance, looking for love, lifestyle, gender, battle of the sexes, youth ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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Long-Term Relationship (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Tired of the unsatisfying singles scene, Glenn (Matthew Montgomery) answers a personal ad and meets Adam (Windham Beacham), a handsome Southern man seeking a long-term relationship. The two hit it off immediately, but their initial attraction is ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous, sentimental, sexy ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: gay, gay relationship, lgbt, friendship, republican, opposites attract, love and romance, youth, gender bending, looking for love, fall in love, unlikely couple ...
Time: contemporary
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37%
 6.0
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Shake It (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Denmark, Germany
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Jacob is a young man used to getting everything he wants. For several years, he has been living in a happy homosexual partnership with Jørgen, and one night Jacob decides to pop the big question to Jørgen. Jørgen happily accepts Jacobs marriage ...
Style: realistic, touching, semi serious, sentimental, humorous ...
Audience: date night
Plot: gay, infidelity, friendship, fall in love, family relations, gay relationship, pregnancy, gay teenager, looking for love, couple relations, love triangle, love affair ...
Time: contemporary
Place: sweden, denmark
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36%
 5.8
 6K
Eating Out (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: After getting dumped by his girlfriend Tiffani (Rebekah Kochan), Caleb (Scott Lunsford) commiserates with his roommate Kyle (Jim Verraros), who notes that while he has trouble getting the men he wants he could get any woman because he's gay.
Style: humorous, witty, erotic, sex comedy, semi serious ...
Audience: chick flick, date night
Plot: gay, lgbt, phone sex, best friends, teenage love, looking for love, fall in love, couples, gay interest, lgbtq, male masturbation, heterosexuality ...
Time: contemporary
Place: tucson arizona
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36%
 7.5
 14K
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, sexy, sincere, realistic ...
Audience: teens, chick flick, girls' night, pre-teens, teen drama
Plot: gay, coming out, coming of age, teenage life, first gay sexual experience, gender, high school, gay teenager, gay slur, friendship, youth, gays and lesbians ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: england, britain, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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 3K
Adam & Steve (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Follows two New York city couples -- one heterosexual and one gay who explore the peaks and the valleys of their respective relationships.
Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good, realistic, clever ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: gay, gays and lesbians, couples, love and romance, lgbt, gay relationship, family relations, one night stand, nothing goes right, disorder, romance, gay wedding ...
Time: contemporary, year 1987, 80s, year 2004
Place: new york, greenwich village manhattan new york city, usa, manhattan new york city, texas ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 4.9
 579
Fat Girls (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Fat Girls is an original off-beat comedy feature. It focuses on Rodney Miller, not your typical Texas high school student...he is a theater lover and his ultimate dream is to be on Broadway. Awkward and shy, he doesn't have many people to talk ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, witty, sexy, realistic ...
Audience: chick flick, teens
Plot: friendship, lifestyle, teenage life, eccentric family, obsession, social misfits, youth, masturbation, oral sex, teachers and students, gay, fat girl ...
Time: contemporary
Place: texas, usa, new york, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Date and Switch (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Two guys who make a pact to lose their virginity before prom find their friendship tested when one of them comes out of the closet.
Style: sexy, humorous, semi serious, light, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: gay, coming out, virginity, homosexuality, friendship, gay best friend, gays and lesbians, best friends, looking for sex, teenage love, social relations, gay interest ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Make the Yuletide Gay (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: The holidays get overly festive as Olaf "Gunn" Gunnunderson, an out-and-proud gay college student, crawls back into the closet to survive the holidays with his parents. But when his boyfriend, Nathan, shows up at their doorstep ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, touching, captivating, sexy ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: gay, coming out, lgbt teen, gays and lesbians, gay relationship, christmas, gay couple, family relations, college, youth, gender, love and romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 5.6
 931
Tru Loved (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Recently relocated from San Francisco to conservative suburbia by her lesbian mothers, Tru struggles like all teens to fit in and find love, but her quest is complicated by sexual politics, closed minds, and closeted friends as she seeks to ...
Style: touching, feel good, sincere, romantic, sexy ...
Audience: girls' night, teens
Plot: gay teenager, suburbs, gay, love and romance, lifestyle, social relations, teenage life, parents and children, looking for love, gender, lesbian, self acceptance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Whole New Thing (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Socially isolated by his parents (Rebecca Jenkins, Robert Joy), an androgynous teen (Aaron Webber) enrolls in high school and develops a crush on his male teacher (Daniel MacIvor).
Style: humorous, sentimental, touching, captivating, disturbing ...
Plot: coming of age, gays and lesbians, gay teenager, gay, youth, lgbt, coming out, teachers and students, school, high school, gender, love and romance ...
Time: contemporary
Place: canada, nova scotia
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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G.B.F. (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: The bitter fight for supremacy between the three most popular girls at North Gateway High takes an unexpected turn when their classmate, Tanner, is outed and becomes the school’s first openly gay student. The trio races to bag the big trend in ...
Style: humorous, funny, light, sweet, semi serious ...
Audience: teens, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: gay, coming out, lgbt, gay teenager, lgbt teen, friendship, gay lead character, gays and lesbians, teenager, teenage life, cheerleading, friends ...
Time: contemporary, 80s, 21st century
Place: new jersey, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Beautiful Thing (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A pair of teenage boys growing up in a working-class neighbourhood of Thamesmead, in south-east London, become aware of their homosexuality. While both were vaguely aware they might be gay, neither had ever acted on their impulses. Once they decide ...
Style: touching, sweet, romantic, semi serious, sincere ...
Audience: teens, chick flick, pre-teens
Plot: gay, coming out, lgbt, gay teenager, homosexuality, coming of age, lgbt teen, teenage love, gay love, gays and lesbians, friendship, teenager ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: london, england, europe
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31%
 5.3
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Tan Lines (2005)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Australia
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Cute teen Midget Hollow wanders through life riding big waves and partying with surfer boys. When Midget's best friend's gay brother Cass arrives on the scene, the two quickly dive head first into a clandestine sea of sexual awakening.
Style: serious, sentimental, sincere, touching, sexy ...
Audience: teens
Plot: gay relationship, homosexuality, gay, coming of age, coming out, lgbt, brother, teenage life, teenage love, self discovery, buddies, young lovers ...
Time: contemporary
Place: australia, new south wales
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 5.8
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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
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30%
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Big Eden (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Big Eden is a tiny fictional town in northwestern Montana, as Preston Sturges or Frank Capra might have envisioned it. Timber and Cowboy country. This is the story of Henry Hart, a successful New York Artist, who returns to the town of his childhood ...
Style: romantic, feel good, touching, sweet, sentimental ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: gay, gay relationship, coming out, friendship, lgbt, small town, self discovery, native american, romance, gay love, gay couple, gays and lesbians ...
Time: 90s
Place: montana, new york, usa, london, new jersey
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30%
 5.1
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Slutty Summer (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Hunky writer Markus returns home to find his boyfriend of four years naked with another man. Newly single, he begins waiting tables at a swinging Chelsea hotspot where the indelible supporting cast of co-workers offers conflicting directions on the ...
Style: semi serious, witty, sentimental, humorous, sexy ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: gay, gay teenager, friendship, infidelity, lifestyle, romance, opposites attract, youth, unlikely couple, womanizer, love triangle, looking for love ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new york, usa, virginia
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
The Art of Being Straight (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 67 min.
Story: A sexy, comedic drama about two college friends questioning their careers and sexuality in east Los Angeles.
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous, sentimental, sexy ...
Audience: date night
Plot: gay, bisexuality, lgbt, sexuality, sexual orientation, unlikely couple, love affair, coming out, self discovery, looking for love, first time, exploring sexuality ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa, southern california, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Patrik, Age 1.5 (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Sweden
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Göran and Sven have been cleared for adoption and they have a possibility to adopt a swedish orphan, Patrik 1,5. But when Patrik arrives he turns out to be someone else, not the little boy they were expecting. A comma had been misplaced, and in ...
Style: sentimental, semi serious, thought provoking, realistic, touching ...
Plot: gay, adoption, gay couple, gay slur, gay parent, family relations, gay lead character, gay adoption, gay love, orphan, homosexual, lgbt ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: sweden, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Bart Got a Room (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Everyone is searching for love in director Brian Hecker's semi-autobiographical story. Danny Stein, a high school senior at the bottom of the social food chain, needs a prom date. As a cause of anxiety for Danny, Bart Beeber, the nerdiest guy ...
Style: feel good, humorous, realistic, touching, semi serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: prom, love and romance, teenage love, wooing, friends, lifestyle, buddies, partners, underdog, youth, unlikely couple, misfit ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: florida, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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 5.0
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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, disturbing, touching, sexy ...
Plot: gay, lgbt teen, gay teenager, family relations, friendship, coming out, gay relationship, lifestyle, teenage life, lgbt, youth, misfit ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: maine
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
The Men Next Door (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: This is a fast-paced comedy about a 40-year-old gay man who finds himself dating two equally lovable men - a secure 50-year-old who came out later in life, and an adventurous 30-year-old who wasn't looking for a relationship. What he ...
Style: humorous, captivating, realistic, touching, queer cinema ...
Plot: gay, couples, family relations, love and romance, love triangle, gays and lesbians, lgbt, older man younger man relationship, gay love, lgbtq, boyfriend, coming out ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Forgive and Forget (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A jealousy erupts between two long-time friends as one is about to move in with his girlfriend. Now the friend must confront his long-hidden homosexuality. UK.
Style: touching, realistic, emotional, sincere, semi serious
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: gay, coming out, lgbt, love triangle, friendship, gay slur, lifestyle, unfulfilled love, buddies, best friends, looking for love, couples ...
Time: 90s
Place: england, europe, brighton, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 7.0
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Easy A (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Olive, an average high school student, sees her below-the-radar existence turn around overnight once she decides to use the school's gossip grapevine to advance her social standing. Now her classmates are turning against her and the school ...
Style: feel good, teen sex comedy, romantic, light, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, chick flick, girls' night, date night, teen drama
Plot: high school, coming of age, teenager, youth, teenage girl, school, adolescence, love and romance, classmate, notoriety, high school life, teenage love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 80s, 2010s
Place: california, xian, usa, florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Blue Citrus Hearts (2003)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: A first love could quite possibly be the last for Sam, a Memphis teenager coming to terms with the romantic feelings he harbors for his best friend, Julian. Will the love he feels for this boy guide him through his struggles with his abusive father, ...
Style: sentimental, touching, sincere, atmospheric, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: gay, coming out, teenage love, coming of age, high school, teenage life, romance, youth, life is a bitch, society, best friends, buddies ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: memphis, tennessee
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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 ⇓
29%
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, sincere, sexual ...
Plot: gay, gay couple, gays and lesbians, lgbt, coming out, lgbtq, fraternity, boys love, gay interest, gay teenager, college, self discovery ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%