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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, sexy, sexual
Plot: gay, brother brother relationship, transsexual, introspection, family relations, love and romance, fall in love, redemption, human nature, custody, estrangement, secret, gay adoption, porn star, gays and lesbians, transvestism, lgbt, fetish, funeral, diary, lgbtq, porn actor, gay interest, orphan, adoption ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, future
Place: rome italy, italy, france, south of france, europe, southern france

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, touching and sexy films with plots about gay, gays and lesbians, gender, love and romance, lgbt, couples and gay kiss 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), Looking for Simon (2011). 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, sentimental, suspense, sexy ...
Plot: gay, lgbt, gay teenager, gays and lesbians, opera, midlife crisis, best friends, sexual abuse, unfulfilled love, human nature, doctors and patients, ocean ...
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: sexy, allegory, visually appealing, unusual plot structure, poignant ...
Plot: gay, gay relationship, lgbt, bathhouse, turkish bath, homosexuality, culture clash, self discovery, hospital, bittersweet, transsexual, gay slur ...
Time: 90s, year 1995
Place: italy, tokyo, turkey, rome italy, istanbul turkey ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
93%
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, realistic, serious, sincere, sexy ...
Plot: gay, self discovery, unfulfillment, love and romance, couples, coming out, transsexual, gender, life is a bitch, artists and showbiz, aging, prostitute ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, paris france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
93%
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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: serious, realistic, emotional, touching, sentimental ...
Plot: gay, gay love, gays and lesbians, romance, coming out, love and romance, homecoming, lgbt, gender, couples, society, unfulfillment ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, tunisia, mediterranean sea, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
90%
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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: realistic, atmospheric, psychological, captivating, serious ...
Plot: gay, missing person, gender, parents and children, introspection, family relations, ex boyfriend, romance, society, couples, male nudity, lgbtq ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe, french riviera, marseille
⇓ similarity ⇓
84%
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: serious, touching, realistic, emotional, avant garde ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: gender, gay, transsexual, male nudity, lgbt, gays and lesbians, sexuality, misfit, couples, looking for love, introspection, fall in love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: sweden, stockholm sweden, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
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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: sexy, realistic, serious, sexual, sincere ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: gay, gays and lesbians, gender, coming out, prostitute, couples, lgbt, love and romance, manipulation, young lovers, lifestyle, youth ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
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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, lgbt, family relations, hopes, introspection, romance, lifestyle, love and romance, fall in love, couple relations, dancer, couples ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: israel, middle east, tel aviv israel, tel aviv
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
Movie in collections
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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, realistic, serious, emotional, touching
Plot: gay, leaving home, couple relations, love triangle, family relations, couples, gender, life is a bitch, fall in love, siblings relations, male female relationship, sibling relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, holland
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
 6.0
 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: realistic, emotional, serious, atmospheric, sexy ...
Plot: gay, love triangle, youth, teenage life, jealousy, social misfits, love and romance, gender, couples, family relations, lovers reunited, unfulfillment ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe, paris france, brittany
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
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: serious, realistic, touching, sincere, sexy ...
Plot: gay teenager, gay, lgbt, family relations, college, dysfunctional family, mysterious character, youth, love and romance, child as adult, longing, family problems ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
 4.9
 134
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, lgbt, gender, love affair, self discovery, couples, human nature, introspection, gender bending, society, gay, pregnant man ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, minnesota, minneapolis minnesota
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
 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: emotional, sincere, serious, realistic, captivating ...
Plot: gay, terminal illness, life is a bitch, family problems, reconciliation, parents and children, human nature, brother brother relationship, homosexual, suffering, lgbt, lifestyle change ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, paris france, europe, brittany
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 6.3
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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, sentimental, psychological, captivating, serious ...
Plot: gay, drowning, male nudity, lifeguard, gay love, beach, gay sex, lgbt, brother brother relationship, coming of age, travel, love and romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: germany, berlin germany, brazil, portugal, northeast brazil
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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, touching, emotional, sexy ...
Audience: teens
Plot: gay, coming out, homosexuality, gays and lesbians, lgbt, gay relationship, gay love, gay slur, gay sex, love and romance, male homosexuality, fall in love ...
Time: 90s
Place: france, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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 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: captivating, serious, emotional, touching, sexy ...
Plot: gay, incest, dysfunctional family, siblings relations, teenage life, sexual relations, gender, gay relationship, family relations, lifestyle, romance, lgbt ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 5.7
 549
Just Say Love (2009)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 75 min.
Story: Physical attractions appear to be the obvious explanation for two people to become a pair. But are they really the reflection of something sublime, everlasting or dare we say, spiritual? Do relationships start in the bedroom or in the heart? In this ...
Style: touching, realistic, serious, contemplative, queer cinema
Plot: gay, gays and lesbians, lgbt, homosexual, couples, love and romance, gender, introspection, love affair, couple relations, lgbtq, insecurity ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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: realistic, emotional, sexy, psychological, romantic ...
Plot: gay, lgbt, love triangle, love affair, moral dilemma, couples, crumbling marriage, midlife crisis, family problems, love and romance, unfulfillment, gender ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: south of france, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Movie in collections
 6.1
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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: erotic, sexy, sexual, atmospheric, serious ...
Plot: lesbian, gays and lesbians, lgbt, lesbian sex, lesbian love, sexual relations, lesbian relationship, sex scene, lesbian romance, lesbianism, love and romance, female masturbation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: rome italy, italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Three Dancing Slaves (2004)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Annecy is no tourist destination for three working-class Algerian brothers and their father, in the months after their mother has died. Marc is deeply troubled: he tries to stiff drug dealers and then plots revenge. Christophe is released from jail, ...
Style: serious, touching, emotional, sentimental, realistic ...
Plot: gay, transsexual, family relations, lgbt, dysfunctional family, three brothers, working class, drug dealing, going straight, redemption, vengeance, teenage life ...
Time: contemporary
Place: alps, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 5.5
 2K
Redwoods (2009)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Both original and incredibly romantic, Redwoods tells the story of an already-partnered man whose love is tested when a mysterious drifter passes through his small Northern California town.
Style: realistic, touching, emotional, serious, sexy ...
Plot: gay, gay couple, gay relationship, romance, gay sex, gays and lesbians, lgbt, couples, breakup, secret, love affair, lifestyle ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, northern california
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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, realistic, captivating, sentimental, serious ...
Plot: swimming, love affair, writer's life, romance, lifestyle, family relations, human nature, artists and showbiz, parents and children, love, secret, marital discord ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 4.6
 217
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: realistic, serious, psychological, sincere
Audience: girls' night
Plot: sexual content, lesbian, lesbian bar, family relations, college, infidelity, love and romance, forbidden love, lesbian relationship, couples, life turned upside down, crumbling marriage ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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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: serious, sentimental, sexy, realistic, gloomy ...
Plot: prostitute, transsexual, lgbt, gay, prostitution, lifestyle, friendship, love triangle, society, social misfits, gender, love and romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: paris france, europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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: serious, realistic, sentimental, touching, emotional ...
Plot: gay, forbidden love, female impersonator, best friends, coming out, true love, teenage life, looking for love, family relations, couples, youth, love and romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 5.3
 360
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: psychological, emotional, realistic, touching, sentimental ...
Plot: gay sex, mate swapping, threesome, introspection, gay, bisexual, lgbt, child custody, lifestyle, adoption, moral dilemma, infidelity ...
Time: future
Place: france, paris france, ibiza
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 4.1
 564
The Seminarian (2010)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: The Seminarian is a story about Ryan, a closeted gay student in his final semester of seminary studies. Despite his school's hostile stance towards homosexuality, Ryan has two gay classmates - Gerald and Anthony - in whom he secretly confides. ...
Style: semi serious, sexy, psychological, sentimental, captivating ...
Plot: gay, love and romance, lgbt, society, religions or cults, couples, fall in love, unfulfillment, gender, school, parents and children, self discovery ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
My Straight Son (2012)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Venezuela, Spain
Duration: 114 min.
Story: The story of Diego, a young and successful photographer that lives in the glamorous world of fashion, shallowness and excess. A tragic accident turns his world around; his partner is now in a coma. Unexpectedly, and right at this terrible time, ...
Style: realistic, touching, serious, emotional, sentimental ...
Plot: gay, gay couple, gay love, lgbt, gay father, gender, family relations, parents and children, family problems, estrangement, introspection, gay cruising ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: venezuela
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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, serious ...
Plot: introspection, fall in love, family relations, brother brother relationship, nightclub, american abroad, romance, self discovery, depression, empire, interracial relations, life is a bitch ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: thailand, usa, asia, manhattan new york city, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 5.5
 267
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: sexy, serious, psychological, atmospheric, realistic ...
Plot: gay, lgbt, love affair, romance, intrigue, lifestyle, fall in love, coming out, bisexual, gays and lesbians, lgbtq, gay interest ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: rome italy, paris france, italy, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%