Movies like Adored

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Adored (2003)
 5.8
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Adored (2003)
Original name: Poco più di un anno fa
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Italy
Duration: 101 min.
Story: South of France: Riki Kandinski and his elder brother Fredrico, come back to their family castle for their father's funeral. Fredrico knows nothing about his younger brother, but he notices that he is making big money and living in luxury all for a few days work a week. By pure chance, Fredrico gets his hands on a gay porn magazine and sees his brother in it.
Style: sexual, atmospheric, sexy, serious, realistic
Plot: transsexual, funeral, diary, brother brother relationship, transvestism, family relations, drug dealing, orphan, love and romance, adoption, fall in love, human nature, couples, gender, buddies, custody, introspection, redemption, gays and lesbians, siblings relations, estrangement, gay sex, soccer, gay, lawyer ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, future
Place: italy, france, europe, southern france, rome italy

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, sexual and touching films with plots about love and romance, gays and lesbians, gender, gay, couples, gay kiss and family relations mostly in Drama, Romance and Music genres. Some movies like Adored: Before I Forget (2007), David's Birthday (2009), Steam: The Turkish Bath (1997), The String (2009), Room in Rome (2010). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Before I Forget (2007)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A portrait of a 58-year-old man battling his inner demons on the search for self-discovery.
Style: realistic, sexual, sincere, psychological, serious
Plot: gay sex, couples, terminal illness, prostitute, dull life, sexual abuse, transsexual, gender, introspection, aging, midlife crisis, dealing with death ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
David's Birthday (2009)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance
Country: Italy
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Two couples are enjoying their summer at the beach, but when the grown son of one couple arrives, it surprisingly stirs something in the husband of the other couple, will the forbidden feelings end badly?
Style: sexual, serious, realistic
Plot: midlife crisis, opera, beach, gay, gay teenager, gays and lesbians, lgbt, youth, human nature, young lovers, gender, couples ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: italy, venice
⇓ similarity ⇓
94%
Steam: The Turkish Bath (1997)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Italy, Turkey, Spain
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Francesco and Marta run a husband-and-wife design company in Rome. When Francesco's aunt dies in Instanbul he travels there to sort out the hamam turkish steam bath that she left him. He finds a love and warmth in his realtives' Instanbul ...
Style: sincere, serious, touching, realistic, reflective ...
Plot: gay, coming out, murder, homosexuality, culture clash, self discovery, vengeance, love and romance, parents and children, society, human nature, fish out of water ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: turkey, italy, rome italy, istanbul turkey, middle east ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
 6.7
 2K
The String (2009)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, Belgium, Tunisia
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Malik has a lot on his plate when he returns home to Tunisia after living in France. He's processing his father's death, he can't come out to his mother, and his childhood anxieties have resurfaced. But all of Malik's problems ...
Style: sexual, gloomy, touching, sentimental, realistic ...
Plot: gay, coming out, romance, gays and lesbians, fall in love, love and romance, parents and children, unfulfillment, couples, youth, estate, family relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, tunisia, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
Movie in collections
 6.1
 21K
Room in Rome (2010)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Spain
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A hotel room in the center of Rome serves as the setting for two young and recently acquainted women to have a physical adventure that touches their very souls.
Style: sexual, serious, atmospheric, sexy, stylized ...
Plot: lesbian sex, lesbian, sexual relations, gays and lesbians, lesbianism, fall in love, couples, hotel, love and romance, intimacy, gender, lesbian love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, renaissance
Place: italy, rome italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
 6.4
 942
Wild Side (2004)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, Belgium, UK
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A transsexual who survives prostituting herself in Paris, returns – with her two male lovers in town – to her family home in the countryside to look after her dying mother.
Style: realistic, sentimental, gloomy, sexual, serious
Plot: prostitute, prostitution, transsexual, love and romance, parents and children, family relations, gender bending, couples, society, lifestyle, gender, gays and lesbians ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
 6.7
 815
Time to Spare (2011)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Netherlands, Belgium
Duration: 96 min.
Story: When Molly, the 21 year-old sister of Maarten, departs the family home, she leaves her older brother with empty nest syndrome. But it also opens up new opportunities for him, such as the possibility to explore his love for Arthur, a closet gay. ...
Style: realistic, sentimental, touching, serious, emotional
Plot: gender, leaving home, couples, fall in love, terminal illness, family relations, love and romance, life is a bitch, gays and lesbians, couple relations, siblings relations, unfulfillment ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, holland
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
The Conrad Boys (2006)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: After his mother dies, 19-year-old Charlie Conrad skips college to raise his 9-year-old brother, Ben, in this moving drama. But the heavy responsibility soon causes Charlie to yearn for a normal life. Things start to look up when he embarks on a ...
Style: realistic, sexual, touching, serious
Plot: coming of age, college, gay teenager, gays and lesbians, couples, estrangement, dysfunctional family, child as adult, family problems, family relations, dealing with death, love and romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
Movie in collections
 6.1
 1K
The Last Day (2004)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 104 min.
Story: At Christmas time, 19 year old Simon returns home to visit his dysfunctional family with Louise, a fearless girl he met during his train ride. While Simon struggles to cope with the growing distance between him and his parents, he starts to examine ...
Style: emotional, realistic, atmospheric, serious, sexual ...
Plot: love triangle, teenage life, youth, gender, lovers reunited, social misfits, love and romance, family relations, couples, jealousy, unfulfilled love, family gatherings ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
Something Must Break (2014)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Sweden
Duration: 85 min.
Story: When Sebastian meets Andreas for the first time, he knows they belong together. While Sebastian defies gender norms — flouting convention in his androgynous fluidity — straight-identifying Andreas becomes unable to accept his attraction to ...
Style: emotional, bleak, serious, touching, realistic ...
Plot: gender, transsexual, gay, gays and lesbians, society, fall in love, social misfits, love affair, love and romance, strong sexual content, couples, looking for love ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: sweden, stockholm sweden
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
 5.5
 318
To the Extreme (2000)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Rich, bisexual Thomas makes his way through a swath of lovers of both sexes in Paris. His parents have died, and he doesn't have to work to earn a living, so his days are bacchanalia-filled affairs that run into each other in a hazy bliss. The ...
Style: sentimental, touching, sexual, realistic, psychological ...
Plot: prostitute, bisexual, child custody, gay relationship, threesome, group sex, leather pants, sex, moral dilemma, custody, coming of age, strong sexual content ...
Time: future
Place: france, ibiza, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
 7.0
 3K
Romeos (2011)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Germany
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Lukas, 20, is a prisoner in his own body. As a pre-op transgendered person, he is constantly finding himself trapped in uncomfortable, compromising positions. His best friend, Ine introduces him to the gay scene in Cologne where he meets the ...
Style: sexual, touching, sincere, realistic, serious ...
Plot: transsexual, gay, gender, gender bending, friends, lifestyle, love and romance, gays and lesbians, adolescence vs adulthood, twentysomething life, love affair, youth ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: germany, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
Just a Question of Love (2000)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 88 min.
Story: After his gay cousin dies from hepatitis, young Laurent, who lives with his best friend Carole, falls in love with Cedric, a plant scientist. He's afraid to inform his conservative parents that he is gay.
Style: realistic, emotional, serious, touching, disturbing ...
Audience: teens
Plot: coming out, gays and lesbians, gay, homosexuality, couples, lifestyle, fall in love, love and romance, gay slur, secret love, gender, parents and children ...
Time: 90s
Place: france, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 5.6
 881
Like a Brother (2005)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 54 min.
Story: Sebastien is a small town boy who moves to Paris and begins to explore the gay night life there. When a friend from back home calls to announce he's coming to Paris, Sebastien confronts some unrequited feelings
Style: sexual, realistic, emotional, serious, touching
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: gay, erection, friendship, wrestling, gay sex, love and romance, gays and lesbians, friends, countryside, lifestyle, gender, fish out of water ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: france, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
Between Love & Goodbye (2008)
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A modern gay drama about falling in and out of love, and the rocky road in between.
Style: serious, realistic, sincere, sexual
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: transsexual, gays and lesbians, youth, breakup, coming out, urban, tragic love, young lovers, gender, lifestyle, human nature, family relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 5.5
 977
Harry + Max (2004)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 74 min.
Story: Two brothers, 23 and 16, who are both teen idols, come to terms with their dysfunctional family past and deep affection for each other.
Style: emotional, serious, captivating, sincere, sexual ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, love and romance, romance, musician's life, celebrity culture, friends, family relations, gender, transsexual, lifestyle, alcohol abuse, teenage life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 6.9
 2K
His Brother (2003)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Thomas has been estranged from his brother Luc for several years, due in part to his difficulties in dealing with Luc's homosexuality. But when Thomas is diagnosed with a rare blood disease, which is difficult to treat and impossible to cure, ...
Style: sincere, gloomy, serious, emotional, realistic
Plot: terminal illness, gay, estrangement, couples, family problems, thirtysomething life, family relations, gays and lesbians, couple relations, siblings relations, love and romance, parents and children ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 5.3
 106
Open (2010)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: OPEN is a hallucinogenic journey through gender, identity, the body, love and how those can be shared by two people. The film consists of interlocking stories lines- the first about two transwomen in a pandrogynous relationship in which they ...
Style: sincere, thought provoking, realistic, touching, serious ...
Plot: gender, transsexual, unlikely couple, couples, gender bending, social misfits, hopes, society, introspection, misfit, human nature, self discovery ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, minneapolis minnesota, minnesota
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Movie in collections
Giulia Doesn't Date at Night (2009)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Italy
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Guido, an acclaimed author, leads an idyllic life with his beautiful wife and teenage daughter. But despite his seemingly perfect existence, Guido's restless search for inspiration leads him into the arms of Giulia, a charming and mysterious ...
Style: sentimental, gloomy, realistic, serious, emotional ...
Plot: marital discord, swimming pool, writer's life, mysterious character, parents and children, love affair, fall in love, love and romance, human nature, lifestyle, couples, crimes of passion ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Looking for Simon (2011)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Germany, France
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Simon, a young German doctor who lives and works in Marseille, goes missing. His appartment is empty. His mother Valérie is desperate. She doesn't understand the reason of his disappearance. Therefore she asks Jens, Simon's former ...
Style: serious, atmospheric, sincere, realistic, gloomy
Plot: missing person, family relations, introspection, gender, hopes, parents and children, gays and lesbians, kiss, taking off underwear, lost, male nudity, doctor ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: french riviera, france, europe, marseille
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 5.9
 562
Going South (2009)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 87 min.
Story: In the summer, 27 year-old Sam drives towards the south of France in his Ford. He meets Matthieu and his sister Léa and takes them along in his apparently aimless journey. Matthieu has a crush on Sam and tries to seduce him. Léa is a beautiful, ...
Style: road movie, captivating, tense, serious, realistic
Plot: ocean, gun, fire, sex, striptease, gays and lesbians, homosexuality, family relations, parents and children, love affair, obsessive quest, love and romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 6.2
 417
Shelter Me (2007)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Anna and Mara return from a holiday abroad, and realize that Anis, a young Moroccan immigrant, managed to hide in their car in order to cross the border to Italy. At first unsure of what to do, they then decide to take him with them.
Style: sentimental, sexual, psychological, serious, realistic ...
Plot: romance, immigrants, love and romance, social differences, society, family relations, eccentric family, family life, couples, factory, stowaway, family in crisis ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: italy, europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 5.8
 488
A Man in Love (1987)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 125 min.
Story: An American film-star and an unknown British actress meet on set in Rome. She is angry when he refuses to speak to her journalist father, but later they have a passionate relationship.
Style: sexual, sexy, realistic, serious, clever
Plot: filmmaking, infidelity, adultery, couples, dishonesty, journalism, showbiz, romance, gays and lesbians, artists and showbiz, destructive relationship, fall in love ...
Time: 80s
Place: france, europe, rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Movie in collections
 6.2
 2K
Futuro Beach (2014)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Brazil, Germany
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Donato fails in his attempt to save a drowning man, and meets one of the man's friends. He decides to start his life over, but pieces of his past keep coming after him.
Style: serious, gloomy, touching, realistic
Plot: gay, drowning, gays and lesbians, love and romance, fall in love, siblings relations, immigrants, family relations, society, gender, brother, travel ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: germany, brazil, portugal, berlin germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 5.8
 172
Boy (2009)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Philippines
Duration: 80 min.
Story: A poet sells his collection of comic books and action figures in order to afford to hire a male stripper on New Years Eve.
Style: serious, realistic, sexual, sincere
Plot: erection, gay, couples, love and romance, artists and showbiz, gays and lesbians, forbidden love, new year, lifestyle, gender, family relations, coming of age ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: seattle
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 5.5
 251
Love Forbidden (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Rodolphe Marconi writes, directs, and stars in the coming-out drama Défense d'Aimer (Love Forbidden). Marconi plays Bruce, a young student from Paris who accepts a fellowship in Rome. He takes a flat at the Villa Medicis and writes full time. ...
Style: stylized, sexy, sexual, gloomy, serious ...
Plot: gay sex, gay, homosexuality, fashion, serial killer, filmmaking, intrigue, coming out, tour guide, gender, lifestyle, couples ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, italy, rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 5.5
 142
Domain (2009)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, Austria
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Nadia (Béatrice Dalle) is in her 30s and begins a serious relationship with a teen named Pierre (Isaïe Sultan).
Style: serious, atmospheric, realistic, sincere, gloomy ...
Plot: coming of age, coming out, self discovery, misfit, alcohol abuse, gender, youth, family relations, gays and lesbians, addiction, innocence lost, teenage love ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 6.8
 164
Milan (2004)
Genre: Romance, Drama
Country: Philippines
Duration: 131 min.
Story: Loving husband Lino is on a mission: His wife, who works as a domestic in Milan, is missing and he's determined to find her. To do so, he enters Italy illegally and takes cover as one of the hundreds of Filipino migrant workers wh make their ...
Style: realistic, sexual, touching, serious, emotional
Plot: society, infidelity, couples, missing person, couple relations, dangerous attraction, romance, love and romance, fall in love
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: italy, europe, milan italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 5.6
 440
Keillers park (2006)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Sweden
Duration: 91 min.
Story: This is a film about the sexual awakening of Peter to feelings of homosexual desire.
Style: sexual, tense, realistic
Plot: infidelity, murder, coming out, couples, gays and lesbians, romance, love and romance, love affair, crimes, fall in love, false arrest, gender ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: sweden, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Those Who Love Me Can Take the Train (1998)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 122 min.
Story: Friends of painter Jean-Baptiste Emmerich gather at a Paris railroad station for a four-hour journey to Limoges, where Emmerich wanted to be buried. The dozen travelers include art historian François and his lover Louis, who develops an interest in ...
Style: realistic, talky, psychological, touching, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: friendship, gays and lesbians, couple relations, love and romance, dealing with death, contests and competitions, gender, midlife crisis, couples, friends, transvestism, haunted by the past ...
Time: 90s
Place: france, europe, egypt, paris france, cambodia
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%