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, model, photographer, actor, homosexual, ballroom dancing, dancer, fear, kiss, bodybuilder, contest ...
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 humorous, realistic, semi serious and sexy films with plots about love and romance, romance, gay, couples, dialogue, catastrophe and pornography 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), It's in the Water (1997). 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, feel good, realistic, semi serious, funny ...
Plot: coming out, small town, gay, gays and lesbians, power relations, self discovery, couples, gender, teachers and students, couple relations, love and romance, 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, feel good, realistic, semi serious, humorous ...
Plot: gay, friendship, hollywood, romance, lifestyle, partners, buddies, couples, celebrity culture, artists and showbiz, fall in love, couple relations ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: california, usa, los angeles, indiana, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
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, semi serious ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: transsexual, gay, coming out, gender bending, romance, friendship, friends, self discovery, opposites attract, youth, partners, dishonesty ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
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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, dishonesty, love affair, gender bending, family life, couples, family relations, siblings relations, gender ...
Time: 90s
Place: texas, usa, southern usa, dallas texas, los angeles ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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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, realistic, witty, humorous ...
Audience: date night
Plot: coming out, lesbian, friendship, aids, gay, lesbian relationship, twentysomething life, couple relations, love and romance, legends and myths, friends, culture clash ...
Time: 90s
Place: texas, usa
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60%
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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, city life, fall in love, love and romance, nothing goes right, friends, gender ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, new jersey, california
⇓ 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, feel good ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: aids, friendship, gay, rehearsal, ballet, countryside, gays and lesbians, couple relations, romance, love and romance, fall in love, friends ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new york, usa, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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, feel good, sentimental, realistic ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: friends, love, romance, homosexuality, couple relations, love and romance, opposites attract, best friends, looking for love, couples, fall in love, unlikely couple ...
Time: contemporary
Place: los angeles, california, usa, 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, dishonesty, couples, gender bending, true love, youth, family relations, gender, parents and children ...
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: touching, sentimental, sexual, emotional, humorous ...
Plot: ghost, aids, gay, love and romance, family problems, couples, gender bending, coming out, transvestism, gender, gays and lesbians, romance ...
Time: 90s
Place: london, europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
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, semi serious, humorous, talky ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: aids, friendship, gay, gays and lesbians, couples, looking for love, yuppie, friends, youth, hollywood, infidelity, gender ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 2000s
Place: california, usa, 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, realistic, sentimental, talky, semi serious ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, teens
Plot: gay, friendship, infidelity, party, gays and lesbians, romance, adultery, fall in love, love affair, dishonesty, couples, 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, witty, clever, semi serious, biting ...
Audience: date night
Plot: friendship, love and romance, twentysomething life, nothing goes right, city life, disorder, couples, dishonesty, comedy of errors, romance, betrayal, best friends ...
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, realistic, witty, humorous ...
Audience: date night
Plot: coming of age, showbiz, college, actor's life, urban, lifestyle, writer's life, romance, city life, fall in love, love and romance, couple relations ...
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, humorous, clever, semi serious, touching ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: coming out, romance, fall in love, siblings relations, gays and lesbians, love and romance, couple relations, taxi driver, couples, friends, family relations, love triangle ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new york, usa, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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: date night, girls' night
Plot: gay, friendship, pregnancy, romance, unfulfillment, gays and lesbians, twentysomething life, couple relations, artists and showbiz, singleness, fall in love, love and romance ...
Time: 90s
Place: greece, athens greece, 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: realistic, sentimental, offbeat, touching, captivating ...
Plot: gender, youth, rivalry, gender bending, romance, gays and lesbians, uninhibited rivalry, love and romance, contests and competitions, costume, coming out, gay bashing ...
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, feel good, realistic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: love triangle, pregnancy, menage a trois, romance, gays and lesbians, couple relations, love and romance, sexual relations, fall in love, twentysomething life, friends, lifestyle ...
Time: 90s, future
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42%
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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: touching, sentimental, sincere, realistic, emotional ...
Audience: teens
Plot: gay, coming out, coming of age, teenage life, friendship, gender, romance, youth, fall in love, lifestyle, gays and lesbians, high school life ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: england, europe, britain, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
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, sincere ...
Plot: friendship, infidelity, gay, lesbian, sexual abuse, gender, dishonesty, couples, friends, love and romance, couple relations, romance ...
Time: 90s
Place: los angeles, usa, 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, semi serious, humorous, realistic, sexual ...
Audience: date night
Plot: phone sex, farce, love triangle, romance, gender, lifestyle, mistaken identity, friends, sexual relations, love and romance, gays and lesbians, couple relations ...
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, humorous, semi serious, realistic, captivating ...
Plot: love triangle, coming out, gays and lesbians, friends, couples, twentysomething life, love and romance, romance, life is a bitch, lifestyle, gender, gay ...
Time: 90s
Place: grand central station manhattan new york city, manhattan new york city, new york, new jersey, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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, sexuality, friendship, teenage love, lgbt, gays and lesbians, teenager, coming of age, self discovery, homosexual ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: london, england, europe
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38%
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Hugo Pool (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Hugo Pool is a quirky tale of a Los Angeles pool cleaner who falls in love with a young man dying of Lou Gerhig's Disease.
Style: semi serious, realistic, talky, humorous, melancholic ...
Plot: love, terminal illness, opposites attract, couple relations, romance, fall in love, race against time, lifestyle, master and servant, couples, gambling, mother daughter relationship ...
Time: 90s
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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, touching, sentimental ...
Audience: date night
Plot: romance, opposites attract, urban, couples, love affair, looking for love, fall in love, love and romance, couple relations, sex, divorce, yelling ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: london, europe, england, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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, feel good, sexual, semi serious, humorous
Plot: romance, fall in love, friends, gender, urban, young lovers, lifestyle, couples, gender bending, self discovery, youth, resort ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
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: humorous, feel good, touching, realistic, semi serious ...
Audience: date night
Plot: coming out, gays and lesbians, gay, culture clash, family relations, lifestyle, society, gender, disorder, nothing goes right, immigrants, parents and children ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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, humorous, semi serious ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: friendship, betrayal, romance, love and romance, friends, love triangle, best friends, looking for love, couples, virginity, bare breasts, female nudity ...
Time: 90s
Place: california, los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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: semi serious, humorous, realistic, feel good, touching ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, date night
Plot: coming out, gay, high school, friendship, gays and lesbians, best friends, rescue, family life, looking for love, buddies, youth, high school life ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ 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, semi serious, humorous, sexual ...
Plot: infidelity, romance, pregnancy, lifestyle, lovers reunited, dishonesty, best friends, crumbling marriage, couple relations, unfulfillment, destructive relationship, dangerous attraction ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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