Movies like Postcards from America

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Postcards from America (1994)
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Postcards from America (1994)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Inspired by the autobiographical writings of David Wojnarowicz, "Postcards From America" chronicles the abuse the artist suffered as a child at the hands of his father and his subsequent running away to New York to become a street hustler.
Style: semi autobiographical
Plot: lgbt, christmas, rape, forest, violence, desert, depression, water, prostitution, domestic violence, male nudity, homosexual, brutality, truck driver, kennedy assassination, memory, cruise, female impersonator, s&m, lake, highway, hitchhiker, small town, male prostitute, childhood friend ...
Place: new york

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Most similar movies to Postcards from America

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out psychological, disturbing, sexy and realistic films with plots about lgbt, gay, gay interest, male nudity, homosexual, male prostitute and pubic hair mostly in Drama genres. Some movies like Postcards from America: The Meatrack (1970), Sauvage (2018), Some of My Best Friends Are (1971), Open Bodies (1998), Pretty Boy (1993). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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The Meatrack (1970)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 65 min.
Story: A hybrid of Warholian midnight movie and Doris Wishman-esque sexploitation picture, Michael Thomas's softcore rarity Meatrack was originally produced and released by Sherpix, the company that brought underground films like Lonesome Cowboys, ...
Style: porno movie
Plot: prostitution, lgbt, photographer, flashback, domineering mother, sex, gay hustler, gay bar, hustler, bathhouse, bisexual man, male prostitute ...
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95%
Postcards from London (2018)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The story of a beautiful teenager Jim who, having traveled from rural Essex, finds himself in Soho where he falls in with a gang of unusual high class male escorts – The Raconteurs – who specialize in post-coital conversation. From shy novice to ...
Style: psychological, captivating, disturbing, tense
Plot: rent boy, male prostitute, escort, urban setting, prostitution, workplace, male escort, society, city life, new job, muse, lgbt ...
Place: london
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86%
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Sauvage (2018)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Leo is 22 and sells his body on the street for a bit of cash. The men come and go, and he stays right here... longing for love. He doesn’t know what the future will bring. He hits the road. His heart is pounding.
Style: rough, melancholic, suspense, suspenseful, bleak ...
Plot: male prostitute, male nudity, gay, gay hustler, violence, torture, erection, hustler, gay interest, gay sex, rape, lgbt ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
Some of My Best Friends Are (1971)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: It's Christmas Eve 1971 in Manhattan's Greenwich Village and the regulars of the local gay bar "The Blue Jay" are celebrating. Not much has changed since Stonewall and its not all "Peace on Earth. Good Will to Men" but ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, queer cinema
Plot: christmas, lgbt, gay, best friends, gays and lesbians, gender, friends, transvestism, couples, singleness, gender bending, gay slur ...
Time: 70s, year 1971
Place: new york, greenwich village manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
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Open Bodies (1998)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 47 min.
Story: Born to a North African father and a French mother, 18-year-old Parisian high school senior Rémi works part-time in an Arab grocery store while studying management and commerce. He responds to a school ad seeking subjects for a film, and Marc, who ...
Plot: gay interest, gay, male nudity, gay subtext, lgbt, coming of age, homosexual, bisexuality, teenager, arab, wig
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57%
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Pretty Boy (1993)
Genre: Drama
Country: Denmark
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Nick is a handsome 13-year-old runaway whose search for a family leads him into the arms of male prostitution. While Nick's sexual exploits with strange men keep his pockets lined with cash, the experience does nothing to preserve his waning ...
Plot: male prostitution, male full rear nudity, gay interest, male nudity, accidental killing, male prostitute, murder, gay bashing, aids, runaway, homosexual, prostitution ...
Place: copenhagen
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Funeral Parade of Roses (1969)
Genre: Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A feverish collision of avant-garde aesthetics and grind-house shocks, Funeral Parade of Roses takes us on an electrifying journey into the nether-regions of the late-’60s Tokyo underworld. In Toshio Matsumoto’s controversial debut feature, ...
Style: avant garde, mind bending, disturbing, surreal, psychedelic ...
Plot: homosexual, interracial sex, club, hallucination, jealousy, surrealism, transvestite, drug use, gay bar, gay son, marijuana, oedipus complex ...
Time: 60s
Place: tokyo, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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Boys Briefs 5 (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: The successful short film compilation series continues with six outstanding films focused on school and college-age youth.
Style: disturbing, psychological
Plot: gay interest, lgbt, homosexual, love, secret, relationships, teenager, relationship problems, couple relations, lynching, teenage life, revenge ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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Hooks to the Left (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 74 min.
Story: Based on the journals of Nail, a male hustler who reentered the prostitution ring after 10 years in a relationship, Todd Verow's experimental documentary (shot entirely on a cell phone camera) examines the changing landscape of male ...
Style: disturbing, suspense, experimental
Plot: male prostitute, male nudity, sex worker, sexual content, prostitute, eroticism, male prostitution, hustler, gay, gay sex, gay interest, cruise ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
God Made Man (2020)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Story: Leading double lives and seeking redemption, a transgender man, a drag queen and a corrupt lawyer collide in this urban purgatory.
Style: neo noir, queer cinema
Plot: oral sex, dancing, sex addict, female impersonator, lgbt, human trafficking, transsexual, lgbtq, drag, homeless, homosexual, redemption ...
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46%
My Own Private Idaho (1991)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: In this loose adaptation of Shakespeare's "Henry IV," Mike Waters is a gay hustler afflicted with narcolepsy. Scott Favor is the rebellious son of a mayor. Together, the two travel from Portland, Oregon to Idaho and finally to the ...
Style: surreal, touching, serious, captivating, road movie ...
Audience: teens
Plot: homosexuality, male prostitute, homosexual, friendship between men, gay sex, gay, male prostitution, friendship, gays and lesbians, poverty, prostitution, alienation ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: idaho, rome italy, seattle, usa, washington state ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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Boys to Men (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 75 min.
Story: A four-part anthology film dealing with homosexuality from the young to the old. Crush, detailing the budding friendship of a 12-year old girl and a 16-year old boy, who bond over their favorite TV program and musical tastes. The Mountain King, ...
Style: disturbing, captivating, homoerotic, psychological, anthology
Plot: gay teenager, homosexual sex, gay interest, male prostitute, drug use, gay, coming out, homosexual, crush, gay lead character, gay couple, gay crush ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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Twisted (1996)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: This retelling of Charles Dickens's Oliver Twist may be populated by drug pushers, pimps and prostitutes, but the book's classic themes remain the same. Caught under the thumb of a lecherous brothel owner, 10-year-old Lee befriends an ...
Style: sexy, funny, suspense, intense, melancholic ...
Audience: girls' night, teens
Plot: male prostitution, male prostitute, gay teenager, gay for pay, exotic dancer, undercover cop, homeless man, aspiring musician, child prostitute, gay interest, female impersonator, dancer ...
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
The Boys in the Band (2020)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 121 min.
Story: At a birthday party in 1968 New York, a surprise guest and a drunken game leave seven gay friends reckoning with unspoken feelings and buried truths.
Style: realistic, heartbreaking, serious, compassionate
Plot: gay, homosexuality, lgbt, gay interest, sexuality, male objectification, friendship, mental health, male nudity, moral dilemma, society, social problems ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Boys Life: Three Stories of Love, Lust, and Liberation (1994)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Each of the three short films in this collection presents a young gay man at the threshold of adulthood. In "Pool Days," Justin is a 17-year old Bethesda lad, hired as the evening life guard at a fitness center. In the course of the ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, touching, humorous, sentimental ...
Plot: coming of age, gay, coming out, youth, gay interest, teenage life, self discovery, college, teenage love, campus, love and romance, gender ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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Beefcake (1998)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada, UK, France, Italy
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Thom Fitzgerald's (The Hanging Garden) provocative blending of fiction and documentary, tells the story of Bob Mizer, the pioneering founder of the Athletic Model Guild, a company which produced still photographs and short films extolling the ...
Style: realistic, stylized, factual, sexual, sexy ...
Audience: teens
Plot: male nudity, male prostitute, muscleman, nudity (full frontal - brief), physical appearance, gays and lesbians, media, against the rules, homosexuality, prostitution, model, magazine ...
Time: 50s, 1940s, 60s, 20th century, year 1934 ...
Place: california, venice beach california, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Interior. Leather Bar. (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Filmmakers James Franco and Travis Mathews re-imagine the lost 40 minutes from "Cruising" as a starting point to a broader exploration of sexual and creative freedom.
Style: sexual, sexy, psychological, disturbing, serious ...
Plot: filmmaking, nudity (full frontal - brief), gender, gay erotica, gay bar, gay sex, gay, gays and lesbians, audition, s&m, strong sexual content, unsimulated sex ...
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
The Male Gaze: Nocturnal Instincts (2021)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, Sweden, Israel, China, Belgium
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Strap yourself in for an exhilarating journey into darkness with these five award-winning short films from across the globe that delve into heart-pumping escapades varying from the intensely erotic to the ultra-violent to the warm-inside feels. The ...
Style: psychological, suspense, disturbing, anthology
Plot: lgbt, gay interest, nightlife, male homosexuality, violence, gay, sexuality, lgbtq, homosexuality, sex party, couples, night ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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Whore 2 (1994)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Jack sets himself up in the Hotel St James to work on his book on prostitution in New York. Along the way he meets and grows fond of Mary Lou.
Style: social documentary, semi documentary
Plot: murder of a prostitute, prostitute, writers, dead prostitute, degradation, male prostitute, prostitution, deception, rape, murder, dominatrix, infidelity ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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Burlesque King (1999)
Genre: Drama
Country: Philippines
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Harry leaves Olongapo, the former site of American bases, with his best friend James. They end up in Manila where they soon find work as macho dancers in a gay bar run by Mama Odette. Harry has a troubled past -- his American father used to pimp him ...
Plot: gay interest, gay club, female nudity, dancer, gay for pay, exotic dancer, orgy, male nudity, male stripper, gay bar, male prostitute, gay ...
Place: the philippines, manila philippines
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Do You Take This Man (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: When a gay couple's impending wedding hits a snag, the grooms must rely on their friends and family to see them through.
Style: psychological, unusual plot structure, disturbing, touching, tense ...
Plot: gay, gay couple, childhood friend, marriage, lgbt, homosexual, dishonesty, wedding, argument, engaged couple, gay interest, love and romance ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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Boylets (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: Philippines
Duration: 88 min.
Story: School friends who pass the time stealing copper electric wires and steel, betting cash in online computer games and doing sexual services to gay patrons. Krys’ best friend Joef is the leader of the pack and he is turning eighteen and is leaving ...
Style: disturbing, psychological, captivating
Plot: lgbt, gay, male nudity, male male relationship, relationships, gay interest, gay lead character, rain, student, settler, drag racing, thief ...
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37%
End of the Century (2019)
Genre: Drama
Country: Argentina
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Two men meet in Barcelona and after spending a day together they realize that they have already met twenty years ago.
Style: sexy, romantic, unusual plot structure, melancholic, sentimental ...
Plot: gay, cruise, tourist, gay lead character, lovers, flashback, male nudity, latin, memory, gay interest, lgbt, love and romance ...
Time: 21st century, future
Place: madrid, barcelona
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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I Miss You (2019)
Genre: Drama
Country: Bolivia, USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Following his son Gabriel’s death, Jorge travels from conservative Bolivia to New York City to confront Gabriel’s boyfriend Sebastian. While the two battle over Jorge’s inability to accept his son, Sebastian channels his grief into a bold new ...
Style: lgbt cinema, melancholic, psychological, sentimental, sexy ...
Plot: gay, gay interest, acceptance, lgbt, male nudity, suicide, father son relationship, gay slur, brother sister relationship, gay lead character, death of partner, gay couple ...
Place: new york, bolivia
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
When No One Would Listen (1992)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Jessica has been married to her controlling husband Gary for years. She began dating him at the age of fifteen and has two kids, Maggie and Pete. After some career trouble Gary moves the family out to a New York suburb. Anyway, at first Gary seems ...
Style: sad
Plot: domestic violence, bakery, violence, abuse, spouse, bullet, gun, gunshot
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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So Pretty (2019)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, France
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Four young queers in New York City struggle to maintain their proto-utopian community against the outside world as their lives curiously merge with the 1980s German novel "So schön" by Ronald M. Schernikau.
Style: captivating, sexy, unusual plot structure, psychological, tense ...
Plot: transsexual, sexuality, female nudity, protest, bisexuality, nudity (full frontal - brief), male nudity, gays and lesbians, polyamory, trance, gay relationship, youth ...
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 5.1
 15
Manderley (1981)
Genre: Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 103 min.
Story: This is the story of three homosexuals who decide to spend the summer together at the cottage that the parents of one of them have in Santander. The film shows naturally a series of attitudes then considered shocking and even unnatural.
Plot: gay, lgbt, nudity (full frontal - brief), beach, painting, tarot card, rain, party, gay stereotype, male nudity, gay interest, gays and lesbians ...
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33%
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Marilyn (2018)
Genre: Drama
Country: Argentina, Chile
Duration: 79 min.
Story: Marcos and his family work as ranch hands. While his father and brother handle the heavier tasks, Marcos stays home, close to his mother. Each one has their future laid out before them, yet Marcos bides his time waiting for Carnival, the one moment ...
Style: sexy, psychological, unusual plot structure, sincere, tense ...
Plot: homosexual rape, gay, gay friend, male rape, gay love, gay teenager, gay relationship, rape, lgbt, teenage boy, social outcast, boy ...
Time: 21st century
Place: argentina
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Private Desert (2021)
Genre: Drama
Country: Brazil, Portugal
Duration: 121 min.
Story: 40-year-old Daniel has been suspended from active police work and is under internal investigation for violence. When Sara, his internet love affair, stops answering his texts he decides to drive north in search of her, starting on what is apparently ...
Style: romantic, talky, emotional, psychological, touching ...
Plot: police officer, gay interest, lgbt, obsession, gay club, sex scene, road trip, male nudity, gay lead character, relationships, couple relations, love and romance ...
Time: 21st century
Place: northeast brazil
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 3.6
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Japan Japan (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: Israel, Germany
Duration: 65 min.
Story: Fresh out of the Israeli army, gay 19-year-old Imri moves to Tel-Aviv, but he's got a bad case of "yellow fever" and dreams of relocating to Japan. When he's not searching for porn, Imri hangs with his friend, works a low-paying ...
Style: yaoi, queer cinema
Plot: homosexual, teenage boy, gay, gay sex, migration, videotaping, affair, world trade center manhattan new york city, nudity (full frontal - brief), dancing, movie theatre, gay interest ...
Place: new york, tel aviv israel, israel, middle east, japan ...
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32%