Movies like Man of the Year 1995

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Man of the Year (1995)
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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 a secret from the magazine's editors, he finds himself living the ultimate lie -- and incapable of giving female readers what they really want. Will he succumb to his lover's pressures to come out of the closet?
Style: humorous, thought provoking, realistic, semi serious, factual, touching, melancholic, stylized, cerebral, enigmatic ...
Plot: disco, fashion, gender bending, society, media, gender, gays and lesbians, media satire, homosexuality, gay, aids, death, male nudity, dancing, coming out, photographer, actor, homosexual, ballroom dancing, dancer, fear, kiss, bodybuilder, contest, exhibitionist ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, year 1992
Place: california, new jersey

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out semi serious, humorous, realistic and sexy films with plots about love and romance, romance, couples, pornography, catastrophe, male nudity and gender mostly in Comedy, Romance and Drama genres. Some movies like Man of the Year: In & Out (1997), Billy's Hollywood Screen Kiss (1998), Different for Girls (1996), Sordid Lives (2000), Trick (1999). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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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, realistic, feel good, semi serious, funny ...
Plot: coming out, small town, gay, gays and lesbians, couples, self discovery, gender, power relations, teachers and students, love and romance, couple relations, lgbt ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: indiana, usa
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95%
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: witty, semi serious, feel good, realistic, humorous ...
Plot: friendship, gay, hollywood, romance, fall in love, couples, partners, buddies, artists and showbiz, celebrity culture, gays and lesbians, love and romance ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: california, usa, los angeles, indiana, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
Different for Girls (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: UK, France
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Karl Foyle and Paul Prentice were best mates at school in the Seventies. But when they meet again in present-day London things are definitely not the same. Karl is now Kim, a transsexual, and she has no desire to stir up the past while she's ...
Style: touching, sexy, realistic, clever, humorous ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: transsexual, coming out, gender bending, romance, friendship, buddies, youth, opposites attract, self discovery, fall in love, partners, dishonesty ...
Time: 90s
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72%
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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: gay, homosexuality, dysfunctional family, drag, couples, gender bending, dishonesty, love affair, family life, social differences, gender, family gatherings ...
Time: 90s
Place: texas, usa, southern usa, dallas texas, los angeles ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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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: witty, feel good, touching, realistic, humorous ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: coming out, gay, gays and lesbians, romance, aids, friendship, disorder, city life, love and romance, friends, nothing goes right, gender ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, new york, manhattan new york city, new jersey, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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: touching, offbeat, humorous, witty, clever ...
Audience: date night
Plot: coming out, lesbian, friendship, aids, gay, lesbian relationship, twentysomething life, parents and children, lifestyle, gender, society, culture clash ...
Time: 90s
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
Love! Valour! Compassion! (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Gregory invites seven friends to spend the summer at his large, secluded 19th-century home in upstate New York. The seven are: Bobby, Gregory's "significant other," who is blind but who loves to explore the home's garden using ...
Style: touching, sentimental, witty, realistic, clever ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: aids, friendship, gay, rehearsal, countryside, ballet, couples, gays and lesbians, romance, friends, love and romance, couple relations ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
All Over the Guy (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A contemporary romantic comedy exploring the unlikely pairing of two 20-somethings thrown together by their respective best friends in hopes of igniting their own romance.
Style: witty, clever, sentimental, feel good, touching ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: friends, love, romance, homosexuality, opposites attract, journalism, best friends, fall in love, couples, looking for love, love and romance, unlikely couple ...
Time: contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa, california, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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Torch Song Trilogy (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A very personal story that is both funny and poignant, TORCH SONG TRILOGY chronicles a New Yorker's search for love, respect and tradition in a world that seems not especially made for him.
Style: touching, talky, humorous, sentimental, semi serious ...
Plot: transvestism, homosexuality, gays and lesbians, gay, couples, dishonesty, gender bending, true love, youth, gender, couple relations, family relations ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, usa, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Heaven's a Drag (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Simon and Mark live together in London. When Mark dies of AIDS, Simon gets on with his life rather quickly, too quickly to suit the ghost of Mark, who reappears to disrupt Simon's cruising and then moves back into their flat to prompt Simon to ...
Style: sentimental, sexual, touching, emotional, semi serious ...
Plot: ghost, aids, gay, gender bending, couples, transvestism, child illness, love and romance, gays and lesbians, romance, family problems, coming out ...
Time: 90s
Place: europe, london, england
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53%
The Broken Hearts Club: A Romantic Comedy (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A group of friends search for fun, love and ultimately themselves in West Hollywood. This movie is an entertaining, and sometimes cynical look into the lives of six gay men trying to come to terms with what being gay and single (or gay and ...
Style: witty, clever, talky, realistic, semi serious ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: aids, friendship, gay, gays and lesbians, gender, couples, looking for love, yuppie, youth, hollywood, infidelity, love and romance ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 2000s
Place: usa, california, idaho, new jersey
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51%
Bedrooms and Hallways (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 92 min.
Story: At the suggestion of a friend, gay Leo (Kevin McKidd) enters therapy after many failed relationships make him fear for his social life. In a group session (led by Simon Callow), Leo comes clean about his feelings for a straight member of the group ...
Style: witty, sentimental, talky, realistic, clever ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, teens
Plot: gay, friendship, infidelity, party, gays and lesbians, romance, adultery, guru, love affair, couples, fall in love, looking for love ...
Time: 90s
Place: london, europe, england, california, ireland
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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Sprung (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Two pairs of best friends - Montel & Clyde and Brandy & Adina meet at the party, where Clyde makes Adina think he is very rich and gets her into bed the same evening. When Adina finds out that she's been fooled, she becomes ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, clever, witty, biting ...
Audience: date night
Plot: friendship, best friends, romance, love and romance, nothing goes right, city life, friends, twentysomething life, comedy of errors, couples, disorder, urban ...
Time: 90s, 80s
Place: hawaii, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Naked in New York (1993)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Naked in New York begins in the car of grown up Jake, he is talking to us about his girlfriend, Joanne, (watch for the facial expressions) and to whom you can turn to for help while facing life ('your parents, nyaa, I don't think ...
Style: talky, clever, semi serious, humorous, witty ...
Audience: date night
Plot: coming of age, showbiz, college, couple relations, love and romance, romance, artists and showbiz, city life, friends, writer's life, urban, lifestyle ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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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: realistic, touching, feel good, clever, semi serious ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: coming out, romance, lesbian, friendship, love triangle, gender, friends, gays and lesbians, siblings relations, family relations, couple relations, love and romance ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new york, usa, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Alive and Kicking (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A passionately committed young dancer is forced to re-examine his career and life when faced with death, finding hope through an older man who becomes his lover, mentor and companion.
Style: sentimental, touching, sincere, clever, humorous ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: gay, friendship, pregnancy, romance, twentysomething life, dancer's life, couple relations, singleness, unfulfillment, gays and lesbians, love and romance, friends ...
Time: 90s
Place: greece, athens greece, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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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: realistic, touching, sentimental, semi serious, humorous ...
Audience: teens
Plot: gay, coming out, coming of age, friendship, gays and lesbians, romance, high school, gender, high school life, lifestyle, sexual exploration, couple relations ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: england, europe, britain, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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Lady Peacock (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Let the drag-off begin! When Conner first meets Devin, he feels an instant attraction to him. However, soon Conner's nemesis, the Puerto Rican drag queen Adora wants Devin all to herself. Conner soon realizes the only way to compete with a drag ...
Style: captivating, sentimental, touching, offbeat, humorous ...
Plot: gender, youth, gender bending, rivalry, uninhibited rivalry, love and romance, romance, gays and lesbians, contests and competitions, gay bar, gay bashing, costume ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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44%
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Splendor (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Veronica is a white-bread beauty searching for a good man in Los Angeles. While slam dancing at a Halloween rave, she meets Abel, a sensitive poet. Then she meets Zed, a supersexy tattooed drummer with incredible biceps. Who will she choose? Does ...
Style: sexy, witty, sexual, semi serious, feel good ...
Audience: date night
Plot: love triangle, pregnancy, menage a trois, romance, twentysomething life, sexual relations, love and romance, friends, couple relations, gays and lesbians, couples, fall in love ...
Time: 90s, future
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42%
Relax... It's Just Sex (1998)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A mixed group of individuals - lesbian, gays, and heterosexuals who all frequent a local bar struggle to accept each others lifestyles. However when the two gays are attacked and fight back and ultimately rape one of their attackers, the group ...
Style: humorous, touching, talky, realistic, semi serious ...
Plot: friendship, infidelity, gay, lesbian, sexual relations, dishonesty, couples, gender, sexual abuse, gays and lesbians, love and romance, romance ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, los angeles, new jersey, middle east
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40%
Mouth to Mouth (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Spain
Duration: 106 min.
Story: For financial reasons an unemployed aspiring actor works for a phone-sex enterprise. One day he receives a call from the mysterious wife of one of his best clients.
Style: sexy, humorous, realistic, semi serious, sexual ...
Audience: date night
Plot: phone sex, farce, love triangle, romance, mistaken identity, friendship, lifestyle, gender, friends, crimes, cons and scams, gays and lesbians ...
Time: 90s, 1920s
Place: spain, europe, tokyo, australia
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40%
The Velocity of Gary (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Gary is in love with Valentino. So is Mary Carmen. Their life changes when Valentino is hit with a deadly disease and is slowly dying in their hands. They tear each other off to end up re-uniting upon their love for the same man.
Style: sincere, semi serious, humorous, captivating, realistic ...
Plot: love triangle, gays and lesbians, coming out, lifestyle, gender, couples, life is a bitch, twentysomething life, romance, friends, love and romance, gay ...
Time: 90s
Place: grand central station manhattan new york city, manhattan new york city, new york, new jersey, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Born Romantic (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 96 min.
Story: In modern-day London, three men (Craig Ferguson, Jimi Mistry and David Morrissey) and three women (Olivia Williams, Jane Horrocks and Catherine McCormack) fall in and out of love and back again, to the Greek-chorus accompaniment of two cab drivers, ...
Style: realistic, talky, humorous, sentimental, touching ...
Audience: date night
Plot: romance, love affair, fall in love, couples, looking for love, opposites attract, urban, love and romance, couple relations, sex, divorce, yelling ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: london, england, europe, california
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37%
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Lie Down with Dogs (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Wayward mid-20's NYC guy goes to the Pines for a change of pace for the summer.
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, sexual, feel good
Plot: couples, gender bending, fall in love, resort, romance, city life, love and romance, friends, twentysomething life, gays and lesbians, self discovery, youth ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: massachusetts, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Touch of Pink (2004)
Genre: Drama, Comedy, Romance
Country: Canada, UK
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A gay Canadian living in London has his perfectly crafted life upset when his devoutly Muslim mother comes to visit.
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, realistic, touching ...
Audience: date night
Plot: coming out, gays and lesbians, gay, culture clash, love and romance, romance, family relations, nothing goes right, society, lifestyle, gender, disorder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: kenya, london, europe, england, canada ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
I Love You, Don't Touch Me! (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: The story of a 25 year old virgin girl, looking for the right boyfriend, not realizing that "the one" has been next to her for many years.
Style: sexy, witty, sexual, semi serious, humorous ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: friendship, betrayal, romance, friends, love and romance, love triangle, best friends, couples, looking for love, virginity, bare breasts, female nudity ...
Time: 90s
Place: california, los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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, realistic, gloomy, offbeat, humorous ...
Audience: teens
Plot: coming out, gay, sexuality, homosexuality, teenage love, gays and lesbians, coming of age, friendship, single parent, child abuse, homosexual, sexual attraction ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: london, england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Nina Takes a Lover (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Laura San Giacomo stars in this sexy comedy about adultery. When Nina's (San Giacomo) husband goes out of town for several weeks on a business trip, Nina hooks up with a photographer. Told from a reporter's point of view, his interviews ...
Style: sexy, realistic, humorous, semi serious, sexual ...
Plot: infidelity, romance, pregnancy, lovers reunited, lifestyle, dishonesty, destructive relationship, crumbling marriage, thirtysomething life, unfulfillment, couple relations, love and romance ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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: humorous, witty, semi serious, clever, realistic ...
Plot: coming out, gay, gays and lesbians, mistaken identity, support group, disorder, couples, sexual relations, love and romance, writer's life, couple relations, romance ...
Time: contemporary
Place: illinois, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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Among Giants (1998)
Genre: Romance, Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A manager hires Ray, off the books, to paint all the power towers in a 15-mile stretch of high-tension wires outside Sheffield. Ray's crew of men are friends, especially Ray with Steve, a young Romeo. Into the mix comes Gerry, an Australian ...
Style: sincere, humorous, bleak, realistic, semi serious ...
Plot: friends, working class, friendship, love triangle, romance, couples, buddies, love and romance, crumbling marriage, down on your luck, fall in love, family problems ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: yorkshire, england, europe, ireland, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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