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In & Out (1997)
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In & Out (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A midwestern teacher questions his sexuality after a former student makes a comment about him at the Academy Awards.
Style: humorous, feel good, realistic, semi serious, neo screwball comedy, funny, talky, satirical, light, entertaining ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: coming out, gay slur, gay, lgbt, self discovery, teachers and students, small town, homosexuality, repressed homosexual, sexual orientation, closeted homosexual, gay stereotype, sexual repression, gays and lesbians, couple relations, love and romance, couples, gender, power relations, stereotypes, prejudice, teacher, high school, sexuality, dancing ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: indiana, usa

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, realistic, semi serious and touching films with plots about gender, gay, love and romance, gays and lesbians, coming out, couples and romance mostly in Comedy, Romance and Drama genres. Some movies like In & Out: Big Eden (2000), Eating Out 2: Sloppy Seconds (2006), You Should Meet My Son! (2010), Runaway Bride (1999), Trick (1999). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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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: feel good, touching, sentimental, romantic, sweet ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: gay, gay relationship, small town, friendship, native american, coming out, gays and lesbians, romance, looking for love, lifestyle, hopes, gay love ...
Time: 90s
Place: montana, usa, new york, new jersey, london
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100%
Eating Out 2: Sloppy Seconds (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 79 min.
Story: After Marc dumps him, Kyle unites with Gwen and Tiffani to land sexually confused art model Troy by pretending to be straight. However, Marc wants Troy, too, and members from a notorious "ex-gay" group are slipping for the both of them.
Style: clever, humorous, feel good, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: gay, coming out, couple relations, couples, disorder, partners, gender, romance, love and romance, orgasm, bisexuality, gays and lesbians ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
You Should Meet My Son! (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A comedy about a conservative Southern mom who discovers that her only son is gay. Determined that he won’t go through life alone and miserable, she sets out to find him the perfect husband!
Style: humorous, realistic, sincere, captivating, touching ...
Plot: coming out, gay, gay relationship, gay couple, family relations, couples, youth, love and romance, frame up, teenage life, parents and children, couple relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: southern usa, birmingham alabama, alabama
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 5.6
 95K
Runaway Bride (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Ike Graham, New York columnist, writes his text always at the last minute. This time, a drunken man in his favourite bar tells Ike about Maggie Carpenter, a woman who always flees from her grooms in the last possible moment. Ike, who does not have ...
Style: romantic, humorous, sentimental, light, feel good ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, date night, teens
Plot: small town, wedding, unlikely couple, fiance fiancee relationship, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, canceled wedding, love and romance, battle of the sexes, runaway bride, journalist, ex husband ex wife relationship, newspaper article ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: new york, maryland, usa, new jersey, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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Trick (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: The misadventures of two young gay men, trying to find a place to be alone, one night in Manhattan. Gabriel, an aspiring writer of Broadway musicals, meets Mark, a muscled stripper, who picks him up on the subway. They spend the night trying to find ...
Style: feel good, humorous, witty, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick, teens
Plot: gay, coming out, gay romance, gays and lesbians, gay lead character, gay relationship, one night stand, one-night stand, fall in love, homosexuality, female impersonator, roommate ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, manhattan new york city, usa, manhattan, new york city, new jersey ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 7.0
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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, disturbing, humorous ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: gay, coming out, first gay sexual experience, homosexuality, opposites attract, fall in love, one night stand, homosexual, gays and lesbians, strong sexual content, self discovery, depression ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, idaho, usa, new york, salt lake city utah ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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, semi serious, sincere, romantic, sweet ...
Audience: teens
Plot: gay, coming out, homosexuality, gay teenager, lgbt teen, teenage love, gays and lesbians, lgbt, sexuality, friendship, homosexual, coming of age ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: london, england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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Gray Matters (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Sam and Gray are such a well-matched pair that it is difficult to believe they are brother and sister rather than husband and wife. They both share a love of 1940s movies and dancing, and when they meet Charlie, they have something else in common: ...
Style: feel good, humorous, touching, light, stylized ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, teens, girls' night
Plot: coming out, lesbian, lesbian interest, romance, siblings relations, fall in love, love triangle, gays and lesbians, women, brother sister relationship, lesbianism, best friends ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new york, usa, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
But I'm a Cheerleader (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Megan is an all-American girl. A cheerleader. She has a boyfriend. But Megan doesn't like kissing her boyfriend very much. And she's pretty touchy with her cheerleader friends. Her conservative parents worry that she must be a lesbian and ...
Style: humorous, feel good, clever, touching, realistic ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: lesbian, gays and lesbians, coming out, lesbianism, lesbian romance, lesbian love, cheerleader, gay, lgbt, closeted homosexual, cheerleading, friendship ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 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, sincere, realistic, humorous ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: gay, coming out, lgbt child, coming of age, teenage life, first gay sexual experience, gays and lesbians, gay slur, friendship, fall in love, gay teenager, gender ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: england, europe, britain, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 6.7
 2K
I Think I Do (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A screwball comedy about a gay couple at a straight couple's wedding.
Style: semi serious, realistic, clever, humorous
Audience: date night
Plot: wedding, writers, gay, friendship, college, roommate, wedding reception, coming out, gays and lesbians, couple relations, fall in love, looking for love ...
Time: 90s
Place: washington d.c., usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Billy's Hollywood Screen Kiss (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Billy, a struggling young gay photographer (who likes Polaroids), tired of being the "other man", falls in love with Gabriel, a waiter and aspiring musician who is probably straight but possibly gay or at least curious. Billy tries to get ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, light, entertaining, witty ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: gay, hollywood, romance, fall in love, artists and showbiz, lifestyle, celebrity culture, gender, friendship, relationships, gay interest, gay lead character ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: los angeles, california, usa, san francisco, indiana
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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, sexual, sexy, touching, semi serious ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: gay teenager, homosexuality, coming of age, lgbt teen, gay, gays and lesbians, lgbt, first gay sexual experience, high school, coming out, gay sex, teenage love ...
Time: 80s, year 1984
Place: ohio, usa, midwest, new jersey, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 7.0
 4K
The Trip (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: When 19-year-old gay-rights activist Tommy and 24-year-old Alan first meet in 1973, they find themselves on the opposite sides of the political coin...
Style: realistic, touching, sentimental, witty, feel good ...
Plot: gay, gay relationship, aids, coming out, road trip, self discovery, love affair, human nature, couples, gay slur, repression, opposites attract ...
Time: 80s, 70s, contemporary, year 1973, year 1984 ...
Place: los angeles, usa, california, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
I Now Pronounce You Chuck & Larry (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Firefighters Chuck Ford and Larry Valentine are guy's guys, loyal to the core – which is why, when widower Larry asks Chuck to pose as his gay lover so that he can get domestic partner benefits for his kids, his buddy agrees. However, things ...
Style: feel good, not serious, humorous, funny, realistic ...
Audience: date night, teens, girls' night
Plot: comedy of errors, gay slur, firefighter, friendship, dishonesty, disorder, hidden identity, buddies, cons and scams, fall in love, impossible love, couples ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: usa, new york, canada, brooklyn new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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, sexual ...
Plot: gay, coming out, gay relationship, gays and lesbians, lgbt teen, family relations, college, youth, love and romance, gender, parents and children, disorder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Alex Strangelove (2018)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Alex Truelove is on a quest to lose his virginity, an event eagerly awaited by his patient girlfriend and cheered on with welcome advice by his rowdy friends. But Alex, a super gregarious dude, is oddly unmotivated. A magical house party throws Alex ...
Style: psychological, humorous, queer cinema
Audience: teen comedy, teens
Plot: gay, coming out, homosexuality, lgbt, first gay sexual experience, high school, loss of virginity, gay interest, frat party, male homosexuality, prom, sexual confusion ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
The Mostly Unfabulous Social Life of Ethan Green (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Ethan Green (Daniel Letterle) has no problem finding guys who want to sleep with him or even date him, but finding someone to settle down with is a different story. Given three choices -- a sexy teenager, a hunky jock, or his ex-boyfriend who is ...
Style: humorous, feel good, witty, semi serious, funny ...
Audience: date night
Plot: gay love, gay, wedding, gays and lesbians, coming out, roommate, gay lead character, love and romance, romance, couples, family relations, youth ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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Under One Roof (2002)
Genre: Romance, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 76 min.
Story: It's Sex and the City meets The Wedding Banquet for young San Franciscan Daniel Chang, living at home with his clueless, traditional mother. Desperate for a grandchild, she's eager to see him married and spends much of her time planning ...
Style: sentimental, humorous, semi serious, realistic, sexy ...
Plot: coming out, gay, family relations, closeted homosexual, opposites attract, parents and children, love and romance, romance, lifestyle, couples, social differences, gay asian ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: san francisco, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Straight-Jacket (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: In 1950's Hollywood, movie star Guy Stone must marry a studio secretary in order to conceal his homosexuality. Sally has no idea her marriage is a sham, though, and turns Guy's life upside-down. Then he falls in love.
Style: sentimental, humorous, witty, feel good, touching ...
Audience: date night
Plot: hollywood, fake marriage, movie star, opposites attract, lifestyle, actor's life, love affair, fall in love, couple relations, coming out, showbiz, couples ...
Time: 50s, 1950s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 6.8
 3K
Sordid Lives (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: "Sordid Lives" is about a family in a small Texas town preparing for the funeral of the mother. Among the characters are the grandson trying to find his identity in West Hollywood, the son who has spent the past twenty-three years dressed ...
Style: humorous, feel good, realistic, witty, semi serious ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, gay, family relations, couples, family gatherings, parents and children, family life, siblings relations, couple relations, social differences, gender, dishonesty ...
Time: 90s
Place: texas, southern usa, usa, los angeles, dallas texas ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
East Side Story (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA, Mexico
Duration: 88 min.
Story: In this playfully provocative story set amidst the often-turbulent backdrop of gentrification, things get hot when an openly gay white couple moves into an East L.A. neighborhood where the locals have more than skeletons in their closets. The ...
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: gay, closeted homosexual, grandmother grandson relationship, interracial relations, gay relationship, gays and lesbians, romance, lifestyle, coming out, sexual relations, opposites attract, culture clash ...
Time: contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 5.8
 736
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, romantic ...
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 ⇓
30%
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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: touching, sentimental, realistic, semi serious, feel good ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, teens
Plot: gay, wedding, friendship, high school, family relations, love and romance, young lovers, looking for love, coming out, unlikely couple, gender, high school life ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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: humorous, sentimental, semi serious, realistic, sexy ...
Audience: date night
Plot: sexual orientation, bisexuality, sexuality, unlikely couple, love affair, self discovery, looking for love, couple relations, couples, love and romance, lifestyle, buddies ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa, southern california, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 6.8
 6K
Jeffrey (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Jeffery, a young gay man in New York, decides that sex is too much and decided to become celibate. He immediately meets the man of his dreams and must decide whether or not love is worth the danger of a boyfriend dying.
Style: sexy, witty, touching, humorous, feel good ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: gay, celibacy, aids, gay lead character, gays and lesbians, romance, friendship, destiny, lifestyle, youth, unlikely couple, opposites attract ...
Time: 90s
Place: manhattan new york city, manhattan, new york city, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
It's in the Water (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: When hordes of gays and lesbians come out "of the closet" in the fictional town of Azalea Springs, Texas, intolerant residents go into a panic about the water supply.
Style: clever, witty, touching, humorous, offbeat ...
Audience: date night
Plot: lesbian, lesbian relationship, coming out, lesbian sex, friendship, gay slur, aids, twentysomething life, parents and children, small town, small town life, friends ...
Time: 90s
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
The Love Letter (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A romantic comedy about a mysterious love letter that turns a sleepy New England town upside down.
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, weird, entertaining ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: small town, mistaken identity, romance, looking for love, comedy of errors, unfulfilled love, misunderstanding, bookstore, firefighter, love triangle, love letter, fall in love ...
Time: 90s
Place: new england, usa, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Man of the Year (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 86 min.
Story: First-time director Dirk Shafer also penned this raucous "mockumentary," a blend of fact and fiction that re-creates his 1992 reign as Playgirl magazine's Centerfold of the Year. When Shafer chooses to keep the fact that he's gay ...
Style: thought provoking, humorous, semi serious, realistic, queer cinema ...
Plot: disco, fashion, media satire, gender bending, media, gays and lesbians, gender, society, male homosexuality, gay, aids, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, year 1992
Place: new york, california, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Is It Just Me? (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Frustrated by his ongoing failure to meet Mr. Right, Blaine stumbles upon what might be his perfect match in an online chat room-Xander, a sweet, hunky guy who's recently moved to LA. Smitten, Blaine then finds that he's been chatting to ...
Style: humorous, sexy, realistic, semi serious, witty ...
Audience: date night
Plot: gay, mistaken identity, gays and lesbians, columnist, gay relationship, phone sex, roommate, looking for sex, romance, artists and showbiz, lgbt, singleness ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%