Movies like The Houseboy

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The Houseboy (2007)
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The Houseboy (2007)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Distraught after he overhears his two 30-something lovers talking about finding a new "toy" to replace him, young Ricky looks for love through a series of random sexual encounters while house-sitting for the couple over the Christmas holidays. Meanwhile, he contemplates suicide. But when Ricky meets a compassionate new friend, he may be experiencing the sparks of real love in this compelling and sexy gay drama.
Style: captivating, psychological, sentimental, emotional, sexual, touching, sexy, serious, realistic, surprise ending ...
Plot: romance, love triangle, love affair, couples, lifestyle, gender, city life, gay interest, christmas, student, sex scene, friendship, true love, love and romance, looking for love, urban, gays and lesbians, looking for sex, animals, gay, drug, loneliness, drugs, internet, suicide attempt ...
Time: 30s, 1930s
Place: usa

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Most similar movies to The Houseboy

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, sexy and sexual films with plots about love and romance, romance, couples, gender, lifestyle, gays and lesbians and love affair mostly in Romance, Drama and Comedy genres. Some movies like The Houseboy: August (2011), Redwoods (2009), John and Mary (1969), Issues 101 (2002), Chain of Desire (1992). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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August (2011)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: August tells the story of two former lovers, Troy and Jonathan, who reunite after a long ago painful breakup. After spending several years in Spain, Troy returns to Los Angeles and decides to phone Jonathan and meet for coffee. A seemingly innocent ...
Style: realistic, sentimental, emotional, captivating, psychological ...
Plot: romance, love triangle, gay, gay relationship, lovers reunited, sex scene, introspection, couples, gender, unfulfillment, infidelity, ex lover ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, usa, los angeles
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95%
 5.5
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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, gay relationship, couples, romance, gays and lesbians, love affair, friendship, road not taken, family problems, breakup, lifestyle, love and romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, northern california
⇓ similarity ⇓
85%
John and Mary (1969)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: John and Mary meet in a singles bar, sleep together, and spend the next day getting to know each other.
Style: serious, realistic, talky, sentimental, psychological ...
Plot: couples, love affair, lifestyle, romance, one night stand, love and romance, city life, nudity (full frontal - brief), sexual content, sexual relations, singleness, couple relations ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
 3.7
 480
Issues 101 (2002)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: College freshman Joe is new to school when he mistakes a rush invitation for a come-on from a cute fraternity brother. He's no less confused after a hazing ritual between him and Christian, his "big brother" in the Greek system, takes ...
Style: realistic, sentimental, psychological, captivating, sexual ...
Audience: teens
Plot: college, romance, couples, coming out, student life, youth, gender, gay relationship, love triangle, beach, school, brother brother relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
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Chain of Desire (1992)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, South Africa
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A series of unrelated amorous lovers are connected by a chain of desire.
Style: erotic, realistic, serious, sexy, sexual ...
Plot: infidelity, phone sex, social differences, destructive relationship, love affair, true love, obsession, love triangle, sexual relations, nightclub, looking for love, voyeurism ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
 5.2
 200
Picnic (2000)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The son of the richest man in town wants to marry the town's beauty queen, but she meets a more interesting stranger who just got off the train.
Style: serious, realistic, emotional, tense
Plot: love triangle, social differences, love affair, lifestyle, couples, social relations, friendship, fall in love, romance, society, rivalry, small town ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa, kansas
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
 6.0
 419
Touch Me (1997)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Bridgette is an actress teaching aerobics, and she falls in love with idle playboy Adam, who runs his father's gym. One day she finds out that one of her ex-lovers died of AIDS and, thinking that Adam is having an affair with another woman, ...
Style: touching, emotional, sincere, sexual, psychological ...
Plot: romance, bittersweet, teaching the ways of the world, feminism, impossible love, twentysomething life, fall in love, love affair, love triangle, terminal illness, plague, family in crisis ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
 4.7
 842
3-Day Weekend (2008)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Long-term couple Simon and Jason, along with daddy-ish Cooper and his boy du jour, escape to a mountain cabin for a three-day weekend away from their hectic city lives. Looking to spice up this long-standing tradition, they add a special twist to ...
Style: sexy, humorous, semi serious, realistic, sexual ...
Plot: infidelity, gay, singleness, love affair, thirtysomething life, lifestyle, romance, love and romance, couples, college, mountain, gender ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
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Race You to the Bottom (2005)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 73 min.
Story: Nathan and Maggie are in the throes of a passionate affair. They're young, good-looking, and both have boyfriends. When Nathan is assigned to write a travel article on romantic hot-spots in Napa Valley, these unconventional lovers test the ...
Style: realistic, serious, sincere, touching, sexy ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: infidelity, self discovery, love affair, love triangle, on the road, destructive relationship, couples, journalism, youth, lifestyle, young lovers, romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, california, los angeles, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
 5.3
 404
Eden's Curve (2003)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A coming of age romantic drama set in 1972 based on real life events.
Style: realistic, serious, sentimental, touching, gay cinema ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: coming out, lgbt, love affair, friendship, love triangle, romance, lifestyle, youth, couples, dull life, destructive relationship, student life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 70s, year 1972
Place: virginia, southern usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 5.3
 479
Whirlwind (2007)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A hot, young and charming man with ulterior motives enters the lives of a tight-knit group of gay men in New York City and at first adds excitement and intrigue to their group, but events soon spiral out of control as he deliberately attempts to ...
Style: emotional, realistic, psychological, captivating, sexy ...
Plot: friendship, infidelity, gay, couples, lifestyle, unfulfillment, gender, manipulation, emotionless, breakup, thirtysomething life, gay relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
Eternal Summer (2006)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Taiwan
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Three high school students experience the perks and pitfalls of love in director Leste Chen’s sensitive tale of friendship and yearning.
Style: sentimental, sexy, realistic, serious, touching ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: love triangle, friendship, school, unrequited love, high school, high school friend, loneliness, coming of age, gay teenager, looking for love, teenage life, love and romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: taiwan, asia, hong kong, taipei
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 6.4
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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, 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 ⇓
55%
 5.5
 556
Arizona Sky (2008)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Jake and Kyle are two boys who grew up together in rural Arizona. They are best friends, and they begin to take their relationship to the next level when Jake's father moves him and his family away to California. Jake and Kyle can never forget ...
Style: realistic, psychological, captivating, emotional, sexy ...
Plot: desert, small town, reunion, friendship, homecoming, romance, friends, lifestyle, life is a bitch, gender, gay, homosexual ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: arizona, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 6.1
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Mercy (2009)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A young novelist tries to write about love, but realizes he will first need some real-life experience before taking on the subject.
Style: sentimental, realistic, captivating, psychological, sincere ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: asthma, asthma attack, romance, love affair, self discovery, fall in love, lifestyle, couples, unfulfillment, womanizer, novelist, society ...
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
A Very Natural Thing (1974)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: When David, an ex-monk still in his twenties meets Mark, he falls hard; soon he's asked Mark if they can live together. Things go well for awhile, and then differences in their definition of "commitment" begin to push them apart. Mark ...
Style: sexual, touching, emotional, serious, realistic ...
Plot: coming out, cruise, gay interest, gay couple, cruising, orgy, high school life, high school, teachers and students, romance, gender, innocence lost ...
Time: 70s
Place: new york, usa, coney island brooklyn new york city, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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Tempted (2003)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: The strain of juggling her responsibilities as wife, mother, and successful paralegal have worn Emma Burke (Virginia Madsen) out. Thus it is that Emma welcomes the opportunity to briefly take leave of her Boston home and head for sunny Hawaii. It is ...
Style: touching, realistic, serious, emotional, sexual ...
Plot: adultery, family relations, love affair, love triangle, fall in love, romance, dishonesty, parents and children, couples, last wish, infidelity, funeral ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: hawaii, boston, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 5.1
 227
Smokers Only (2001)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Argentina
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A suicidal young singer named Reni (Cecilia Bengolea) is about to get kicked out of her band when she meets a male gigolo, Andres (Leonardo Brezicki), at an ATM after he picks her pocket. They begin an affair, and she decides to become a hooker so ...
Style: realistic, serious, captivating, suspenseful, sexy ...
Plot: male prostitute, gay interest, lifestyle, love affair, destructive relationship, nightlife, couples, love and romance, musician's life, romance, sexual relations, aspiring singer ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: latin america, argentina
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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Antarctica (2008)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Israel
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Set in Tel Aviv, focuses on an interconnected group of friends and their various relationships. At the center is the adorably bookish Omer, about to turn 30, who still hasn't found himself, and his free-spirited best friend Miki, who both end ...
Style: touching, sentimental, serious, realistic, sexy ...
Plot: gay, family relations, hopes, introspection, couple relations, fall in love, love and romance, romance, lifestyle, looking for love, parents and children, strong sexual content ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: israel, middle east, tel aviv israel
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 6.4
 677
Tru Love (2013)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Canada
Duration: 94 min.
Story: TRU, 37, is a serial bed-hopping lesbian who cannot commit to a relationship or a job for long...that is, until she meets ALICE, 60, a beautiful widow, who has come to town at the last minute to visit her daughter, SUZANNE, 35, a too-busy corporate ...
Style: realistic, touching, sexy, captivating, semi serious ...
Plot: love and romance, moral dilemma, interracial relations, romance, couples, city life, death in the family, gender, lgbtq, gays and lesbians, urban, female director ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada
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51%
 5.8
 90
Finding Me (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Faybien Allan has it all going on; he's young, stylish, and knows the importance of being seen with hip friends at NYC's trendiest spots. But beneath the sparkle of his nightlife and his stunning good-looks, is a man buckling under his ...
Style: humorous, contemplative, captivating, psychological, sexy ...
Plot: self discovery, romance, looking for love, gender, hopes, couples, gay, african american, friendship, road trip, lifestyle, gays and lesbians ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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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: gays and lesbians, love and romance, couples, gay, couple relations, introspection, love affair, gender, lgbt, homosexual, cheating, imagination ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 6.3
 795
Maze (2000)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Artist Lyle Maze is reconciled to a life without romance thanks to his dual afflictions: Tourette's Syndrome and obsessive-compulsive disorder. But his life takes an unexpected turn when his friend Mike departs on a humanitarian mission, ...
Style: touching, humorous, psychological, sentimental, realistic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: pregnancy, friends, family relations, self discovery, friendship, love triangle, fall in love, moral dilemma, love affair, introspection, lifestyle, love and romance ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa, africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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 4.8
 323
Angora Ranch (2006)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Justin is an ad executive whose father sends him on his first solo run to a place in Texas. While driving to his appointment Justin swerves to avoid a rabbit in the road and his car gets stuck in a ditch that just happens to be in front of the home ...
Style: realistic, emotional, psychological, captivating, sentimental ...
Plot: family relations, love affair, romance, parents and children, self discovery, jazz, farm, unlikely couple, gay relationship, homosexuality, generation gap, gay interest ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 6.1
 2K
Carmen (2003)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Spain, UK, Italy
Duration: 119 min.
Story: In director Vicente Aranda's adaptation of the classic opera, a French writer documents the seductive power of the beautiful Gypsy Carmen, who turns her charms on a young soldier, awakening his passions but ultimately leading to tragedy. Jose ...
Style: captivating, sexy, emotional, erotic, serious ...
Plot: tragic love, femme fatale, love affair, love triangle, obsession, couples, lifestyle, romance, betrayal, deadly, love and romance, soldier ...
Place: spain, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 5.2
 223
&Me (2013)
Genre: Romance
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Three loners from Sitges, Berlin and Amsterdam try to blend together in Brussels, city of unification.
Style: emotional, sentimental, sexy, captivating, semi serious ...
Audience: date night
Plot: romance, looking for love, love triangle, fall in love, couple relations, gender, hopes, city life, civil servant, gay, european union, infidelity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: brussels, belgium, brussels belgium
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Peter and Vandy (2009)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Flashbacks and flash-forwards illustrate the rise and fall of a love affair between two New Yorkers.
Style: sentimental, touching, serious, realistic, non-linear
Audience: date night
Plot: couples, love affair, fall in love, lifestyle, love and romance, couple relations, sexual content, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, breakup, romance, unfulfillment, bittersweet ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Lovers' Concerto (2002)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: South Korea
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Lee Ji-hwan receives photographs in the mail that reminds him of how he met two girls, Shim Su-in and Kim Gyeong-heui, one summer five years ago. He shares his memories with his friend Cheol-hyeon. He recalls initially being in love with Su-in, but ...
Style: sincere, sentimental, touching, serious, contemplative ...
Plot: love triangle, couples, romance, friendship, friends, best friends, love and romance, unfulfilled love, unfulfillment, bittersweet, student
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: asia, korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
The Man of My Life (2006)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 114 min.
Story: A man vacationing in the country with his wife and children finds ideas he has of himself unexpectedly challenged in director Zabou Breitman's intimate drama.
Style: realistic, emotional, psychological, sexy, captivating ...
Plot: love triangle, love affair, couples, crumbling marriage, moral dilemma, unfulfillment, gender, midlife crisis, family relations, summer vacation, gay interest, infidelity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: southern france, south of france, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Charlotte Sometimes (2002)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Michael, a young mechanic, is forced to choose between a daring tryst with an alluring stranger and the habitual comfort of his bittersweet obsession: his beautiful young roommate.
Style: sincere, sexy, captivating, light, contemplative ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: love triangle, friendship, love and romance, unfulfilled love, lifestyle, youth, infidelity, nightclub, auto mechanic, gender, romance, crumbling marriage ...
Time: contemporary
Place: san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%