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Adored (2003)
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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: atmospheric, serious, realistic, sexual, sexy
Plot: brother brother relationship, introspection, family relations, love and romance, fall in love, human nature, redemption, transsexual, custody, estrangement, secret, gay adoption, porn star, gay, funeral, diary, transvestism, drug dealing, orphan, adoption, couples, gender, buddies, gays and lesbians, siblings relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, future
Place: rome italy, italy, france, europe, south of france, southern france

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, sexy and sexual films with plots about gay, gays and lesbians, love and romance, couples, gender, gay kiss and family relations mostly in Drama, Romance and Mystery genres. Some movies like Adored: David's Birthday (2009), Steam: The Turkish Bath (1997), Before I Forget (2007), The String (2009), Something Must Break (2014). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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: serious, realistic, suspense, sentimental, sexy ...
Plot: gay, lgbt, midlife crisis, gay teenager, opera, best friends, human nature, unfulfilled love, sexual abuse, doctors and patients, ocean, gender ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: italy, venice
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
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: touching, sincere, realistic, serious, reflective ...
Plot: gay, murder, family relations, coming out, bathhouse, homosexuality, gay relationship, culture clash, self discovery, pregnancy, fish out of water, human nature ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, year 1995
Place: turkey, rome italy, italy, middle east, istanbul turkey ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
89%
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: psychological, serious, realistic, sincere, sexual ...
Plot: coming out, couples, unfulfillment, love and romance, self discovery, sexual abuse, sexual relations, midlife crisis, estrangement, terminal illness, introspection, romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, paris france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
89%
 6.7
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The String (2009)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, Tunisia, Belgium
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: sentimental, emotional, touching, realistic, serious ...
Plot: gay love, gays and lesbians, gay, romance, coming out, homecoming, gender, love and romance, couples, family relations, parents and children, fall in love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, tunisia, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
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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: touching, serious, realistic, emotional, avant garde ...
Plot: gender, transsexual, gays and lesbians, gay, fall in love, introspection, looking for love, misfit, couples, strong sexual content, love affair, love and romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: sweden, eastern europe, stockholm sweden
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
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: atmospheric, realistic, psychological, captivating, sincere ...
Plot: missing person, gay, introspection, parents and children, gender, family relations, ex boyfriend, missing son, romance, society, couples, hopes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, french riviera, europe, marseille
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
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: sexy, realistic, serious, sincere, sexual
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: gays and lesbians, gay, coming out, transsexual, prostitute, couples, gender, love and romance, manipulation, breakup, family relations, looking for love ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
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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: sentimental, emotional, touching, realistic, serious
Plot: leaving home, couple relations, fall in love, siblings relations, life is a bitch, gender, family relations, couples, love triangle, male female relationship, love and romance, unfulfillment ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, holland
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
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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, serious, atmospheric, gloomy ...
Plot: love triangle, youth, teenage life, lovers reunited, couples, family relations, love and romance, gender, social misfits, jealousy, unfulfillment, unfulfilled love ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, europe, paris france, brittany
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
 6.0
 751
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, sexy, serious, realistic ...
Plot: gay, family relations, introspection, hopes, love and romance, romance, lifestyle, couple relations, fall in love, gender, gays and lesbians, profanity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: israel, middle east, tel aviv israel
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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: touching, realistic, serious, sincere, sexy ...
Plot: gay teenager, family relations, college, dysfunctional family, longing, love and romance, mysterious character, youth, child as adult, estrangement, family problems, couples ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
 5.2
 121
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: thought provoking, serious, realistic, psychological, captivating ...
Plot: transsexual, gender, love affair, self discovery, introspection, human nature, couples, gender bending, society, lgbt, social misfits, couple relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, minnesota, minneapolis minnesota
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
 5.5
 1K
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, touching, serious, captivating, contemplative ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, gay, incest, siblings relations, sexual relations, teenage life, gender, romance, lifestyle, family relations, alcohol abuse, pop star ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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, serious, emotional, touching, disturbing ...
Audience: teens
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Time: 90s
Place: france, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 6.4
 3K
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: realistic, psychological, sentimental, captivating, serious ...
Plot: gay, drowning, love and romance, travel, fall in love, immigrants, gender, society, family relations, tragedy, gay love, lifeguard ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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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, emotional, serious, realistic, entertaining ...
Plot: terminal illness, gay, life is a bitch, family problems, parents and children, brother brother relationship, reconciliation, human nature, homosexual, suffering, family relations, changing lives ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, paris france, europe, brittany
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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: emotional, sentimental, realistic, captivating, gloomy ...
Plot: swimming pool, love affair, human nature, family relations, writer's life, lifestyle, romance, artists and showbiz, parents and children, love, swimming, secret ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 6.1
 23K
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, erotic, atmospheric, sexy, serious ...
Plot: lesbian sex, sexual relations, lesbian, gays and lesbians, lesbianism, lesbian romance, lesbian love, love and romance, lgbt, lesbian relationship, female masturbation, fall in love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, renaissance
Place: rome italy, italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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Redwoods (2009)
Genre: Drama, Romance
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Duration: 82 min.
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Style: realistic, touching, emotional, serious, sexy ...
Plot: gay relationship, gay, romance, couples, gays and lesbians, love affair, friendship, road not taken, breakup, family problems, lifestyle, love and romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Three Dancing Slaves (2004)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 86 min.
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Style: sentimental, touching, emotional, serious, realistic ...
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Time: contemporary
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⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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: emotional, realistic, sexy, psychological, captivating ...
Plot: love triangle, love affair, crumbling marriage, couples, moral dilemma, midlife crisis, unfulfillment, gender, family relations, summer vacation, gay interest, infidelity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: southern france, south of france, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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Intentions (2003)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Renee leads a fulfilling life as a professor of theater, mother of two girls, and wife to a kind and successful husband. Her life of contentment is changed forever when she discovers an undeniable attraction between herself and a female graduate ...
Style: sincere, psychological, serious, realistic
Audience: girls' night
Plot: family relations, infidelity, college, love and romance, forbidden love, human nature, fall in love, introspection, teachers and students, life turned upside down, couples, crumbling marriage ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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 332
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 ...
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Time: future
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⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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Style: sentimental, serious, realistic, sexy, contemplative ...
Plot: prostitute, prostitution, lifestyle, love triangle, friendship, parents and children, society, social misfits, love and romance, destructive relationship, family relations, gender bending ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: paris france, europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 5.8
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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: realistic, serious, sincere, sexy, sexual
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⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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Just Say Love (2009)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 75 min.
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Style: touching, contemplative, serious, realistic
Plot: gays and lesbians, love and romance, couples, gay, couple relations, introspection, love affair, gender, lgbt, cheating, homosexual, imagination ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 7.0
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Brotherhood (2009)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Denmark, Sweden
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Former Danish servicemen Lars and Jimmy are thrown together while training in a neo-Nazi group. Moving from hostility through grudging admiration to friendship and finally passion, events take a darker turn when their illicit relationship is ...
Style: emotional, serious, realistic, captivating, tense ...
Plot: gay, gays and lesbians, racism, friendship, love affair, couples, love and romance, society, unlikely couple, self discovery, tragic love, radical ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: denmark, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
The Elephant King (2006)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Thailand
Duration: 92 min.
Story: The story of two brothers who lead totally different lives. Jake Hunt enjoys life to the fullest in Thailand, while his shy brother Oliver deals with his own depressions back home in the USA. Their dominant mother wants Jake back home and for this ...
Style: psychological, realistic, sentimental, captivating, gloomy ...
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41%
An Angel Named Billy (2007)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Mark Anderson, a recent stroke victim who is frail and weak. Also, his best friend Thomas, a classic over the hill drag queen desperate for love and happiness. Mark and Thomas have a master plan, to find Mark's son, James Anderson the love of ...
Style: touching, sentimental, emotional, serious, realistic ...
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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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: psychological, atmospheric, sexy, serious, realistic ...
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: rome italy, italy, france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%