Movies like Adored

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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, porn star, gay adoption, gay, funeral, diary, transvestism, drug dealing, orphan, adoption, couples, gender, buddies, gays and lesbians, siblings relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, future
Place: italy, france, europe, southern france, rome italy

Most similar movies to Adored

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 Mystery genres. Some movies like Adored: The String (2009), David's Birthday (2009), Steam: The Turkish Bath (1997), Time to Spare (2011), Just a Question of Love (2000). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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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: serious, touching, emotional, realistic, sentimental ...
Plot: gays and lesbians, gay, gay love, romance, coming out, gender, couples, love and romance, unfulfillment, parents and children, fall in love, family relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, tunisia, 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: serious, realistic, sentimental, suspense, sexual
Plot: gay, midlife crisis, gay teenager, opera, lgbt, doctors and patients, unfulfilled love, human nature, sexual abuse, best friends, obsession, family gatherings ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: italy, venice
⇓ similarity ⇓
86%
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, realistic, touching, serious, reflective ...
Plot: gay, gay relationship, murder, coming out, homosexuality, culture clash, self discovery, romance, couple relations, love and romance, parents and children, fish out of water ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: turkey, italy, rome italy, middle east, istanbul turkey ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
86%
 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: sentimental, realistic, emotional, serious, touching
Plot: leaving home, couple relations, life is a bitch, siblings relations, fall in love, family relations, gender, couples, love triangle, male female relationship, terminal illness, gays and lesbians ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, holland
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
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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, touching, serious, emotional, disturbing ...
Audience: teens
Plot: gay, gays and lesbians, homosexuality, coming out, couples, fall in love, love and romance, lifestyle, gay love, gay slur, gay relationship, secret love ...
Time: 90s
Place: france, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
 6.9
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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, realistic, serious, gloomy
Plot: terminal illness, gay, life is a bitch, family problems, parents and children, brother brother relationship, reconciliation, human nature, homosexual, suffering, gender, couples ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
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: serious, psychological, sincere, realistic, sexual
Plot: gay sex, love and romance, sexual relations, gays and lesbians, writer's life, romance, dealing with death, miraculous event, unfulfillment, artists and showbiz, coming out, life is a bitch ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
 6.1
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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, sexual ...
Plot: love triangle, youth, teenage life, social misfits, love and romance, couples, family relations, gender, lovers reunited, jealousy, unfulfilled love, family gatherings ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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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, sexy, atmospheric, serious, realistic ...
Plot: lesbian sex, sexual relations, lesbian, gays and lesbians, lesbianism, couples, love and romance, fall in love, hotel, gender, intimacy, sex scene ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, renaissance
Place: italy, rome italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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: realistic, serious, touching, bleak, emotional ...
Plot: gender, gay, gays and lesbians, transsexual, love affair, society, misfit, introspection, urban, strong sexual content, couples, looking for love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: sweden, stockholm sweden
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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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: sentimental, serious, gloomy, sexual, realistic
Plot: prostitute, prostitution, friendship, lifestyle, love triangle, social misfits, parents and children, love and romance, society, destructive relationship, transsexual, death of mother ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 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: realistic, gloomy, touching, serious
Plot: gay, drowning, gays and lesbians, love and romance, siblings relations, fall in love, immigrants, family relations, gender, society, travel, brother ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: germany, brazil, portugal, berlin germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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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: serious, touching, emotional, realistic, homoerotic ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: gay, erection, friendship, lifestyle, fish out of water, love and romance, youth, gay relationship, male friendship, father son relationship, aspiring actor, erotica ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: france, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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, serious, touching
Plot: gay teenager, college, coming of age, gays and lesbians, youth, dysfunctional family, estrangement, isolation, gender, longing, siblings relations, mysterious character ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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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: touching, serious, captivating, emotional, sincere ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, siblings relations, sexual relations, teenage life, gender, lifestyle, family relations, romance, incest, gay, couples, youth ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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: gloomy, serious, emotional, captivating, realistic ...
Plot: marital discord, swimming pool, couples, crimes of passion, lifestyle, human nature, haunted by the past, fall in love, family relations, romance, love affair, love and romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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: sincere, atmospheric, gloomy, serious, realistic
Plot: missing person, family relations, introspection, gender, parents and children, hopes, gays and lesbians, gay kiss, ex boyfriend, male objectification, gay son, missing son ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: french riviera, france, europe, marseille
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 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: touching, serious, realistic, atmospheric, thought provoking ...
Plot: gender, transsexual, gender bending, couples, self discovery, love affair, hopes, human nature, society, introspection, misfit, unlikely couple ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, minneapolis minnesota, minnesota
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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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: realistic, sexual, sincere, serious
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: gays and lesbians, transsexual, cons and scams, love and romance, manipulations, eccentric family, fall in love, family gatherings, siblings relations, city life, unfulfilled love, romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 7.6
 16K
Free Fall (2013)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Germany
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A promising career with the police, a baby on the way... Marc's life seems to be right on track. Then he meets fellow policeman Kay and during their regular jogs Marc experiences a never-before-felt sense of ease and effortlessness -- and what ...
Style: atmospheric, touching, disturbing, sincere, emotional ...
Plot: gay, gay relationship, gay love, gays and lesbians, homosexuality, forbidden love, love affair, lgbt, fall in love, gay slur, coming out, strong sexual content ...
Place: germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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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: emotional, psychological, touching, realistic, sentimental ...
Plot: bisexual, child custody, sex, threesome, lifestyle, adoption, moral dilemma, introspection, love affair, strong sexual content, infidelity, youth ...
Time: future
Place: france, ibiza, paris france
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45%
 6.4
 25K
Third Person (2013)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Belgium, USA, UK, Germany, Italy
Duration: 137 min.
Story: An acclaimed novelist struggles to write an analysis of love in one of three stories, each set in a different city, that detail the beginning, middle and end of a relationship.
Style: touching, tricky, intellectual, twist ending, suspense ...
Audience: date night
Plot: love, incest, unfaithful husband, maid, romance, estrangement, custody, lifestyle, friendship, love and romance, couples, father daughter relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, new york, france, italy, usa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Alice and Martin (1998)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, Spain
Duration: 124 min.
Story: At the age of 20, Martin leaves his home town and comes to Paris, where he fortunately becomes a model by chance. He meets Alice, his brother's friend, and falls in love with her. They start a passionate relationship, although Martin remains ...
Style: melancholic, enigmatic, emotional, romantic, psychological ...
Plot: couple relations, love and romance, haunted by the past, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, gay, brother brother relationship, male model, secrets, betrayal, family drama, loneliness, runaway ...
Time: 90s
Place: france, europe, paris france, spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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 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: emotional, sincere, touching, serious, realistic ...
Plot: transsexual, gay, gay couple, gender bending, gender, self discovery, love affair, lifestyle, best friends, youth, adolescence vs adulthood, infatuation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: germany, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 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: serious, realistic, sexual, sincere
Plot: erection, gay, love and romance, artists and showbiz, gays and lesbians, fall in love, self discovery, family relations, coming of age, youth, new year, lifestyle ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: seattle
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 6.7
 2K
Friday Night (2002)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Paris, 1995. Laure (Valérie Lemercier) is about to meet friends for dinner to celebrate her moving in with her boyfriend. But on her way out, she discovers that the entire city is stalled by a massive transit strike. When a handsome stranger ...
Style: sexual, serious, psychological, atmospheric, stylized ...
Plot: dangerous attraction, love and romance, fall in love, couples, danger, romance, chaos and mayhem, couple relations, traffic jam, living together, friendship, chaos ...
Time: 90s
Place: france, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 6.5
 4K
In Paris (2006)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, Portugal
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Paul, depressed from his recent break-up with Anna, returns home to Paris and moves back in with his divorced father and amorous younger brother, Jonathan. While his carefree sibling and doting father try in vain to cheer him up, a visit from his ...
Style: realistic, humorous, touching, captivating, tense ...
Plot: lifestyle, wooing, love triangle, siblings relations, couples, infidelity, twins, unsupportive spouse, twentysomething life, love and romance, brother brother relationship, family relations ...
Time: contemporary
Place: france, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
From Beginning to End (2009)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Brazil
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Two brothers develop a very close relationship as they are growing up in an idyllic and happy family. When they are young adults their relationship becomes very intimate, romantic, and sexual.
Style: serious, sincere, captivating, psychological, gloomy ...
Plot: gay, romance, gays and lesbians, forbidden love, lovers apart, adolescence vs adulthood, parents and children, passionate interest, family problems, youth, incest, gender ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: brazil, argentina, latin america, russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 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, serious, realistic, captivating, tense
Plot: homosexuality, ocean, gun, sex, fire, striptease, gays and lesbians, obsessive quest, parents and children, hopes, gender, introspection ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 5.5
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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: atmospheric, sincere, serious, gloomy, touching ...
Plot: coming of age, love and romance, gays and lesbians, adolescence vs adulthood, teenage love, self discovery, social misfits, life is a bitch, coming out, addiction, family relations, innocence lost ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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