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, violence, forest, desert, depression, water, prostitution, brutality, gun, domestic violence, homosexual, highway, truck driver, male nudity, lake, memory, kennedy assassination, cruise, hitchhiker, interview, female impersonator, male prostitute, s&m ...
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 realistic, sexy, melancholic and unusual plot structure films with plots about gay interest, gay, lgbt, 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), Pretty Boy (1993), Boys Briefs 5 (2008). 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: lgbt, prostitution, mother, blow job, beach, man wearing towel, sex, looking through a keyhole, gay hustler, male underwear, hustler, unfaithful wife ...
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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, suspenseful, suspense, bleak
Plot: male prostitute, male nudity, gay, violence, torture, blood, anal sex, hustler, erection, gay interest, gay sex, gay kiss ...
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78%
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: realistic, semi serious, queer cinema
Plot: bar, gay, christmas, lgbt, transvestism, friends, couples, gays and lesbians, gender, best friends, gender bending, singleness ...
Time: 70s, year 1971
Place: new york, greenwich village manhattan new york city
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72%
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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, prostitution, accidental killing, male prostitute, runaway, aids, homosexual, male nudity, pubic hair, gay interest, gay bashing, murder
Place: copenhagen, copenhagen denmark
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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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.
Plot: gay interest, lgbt, female director, love, compilation, homosexual
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56%
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: anthology
Plot: lgbt, sex party, gay interest, male homosexuality, group sex, gay subtext, nightlife, sexuality, lgbtq, homosexuality, gay, lgbtqi ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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 ...
Plot: domestic violence, violence, gunshot, bakery, abuse, bullet, handgun, gun, pistol, spouse
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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
Plot: dancing, rose, funeral, banana, telephone call, mirror, suicide, birthday cake, death, cigarette smoking, singing, cemetery ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: tokyo, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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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: homosexual, blackmail, lesbian, violence, prostitute, cigarette smoking, male nudity, love, female nudity, corruption, handheld camera, redemption ...
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48%
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 ...
Plot: hustler, gay, toilet, male nudity, gay sex, male prostitute, cruising, cruise, gay interest
⇓ similarity ⇓
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, captivating, serious, road movie ...
Plot: homosexuality, male prostitute, gay, gay sex, friendship between men, homosexual, friendship, gays and lesbians, male prostitution, lgbt, prostitution, male friendship ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: idaho, rome italy, seattle, usa, washington state ...
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44%
Longing Nights (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: Spain, Portugal
Duration: 70 min.
Story: Aitana, Pierrick, Rita and Jorge are all in their twenties and all look for ways to make their nights in the city of Madrid a little less lonely. Aitana is a sweet girl trapped in a men’s body; Pierrick is a cute French gay; Rita doesn't ...
Plot: gay, lgbt, prostitution, transsexual, drugs, cocaine, lesbian, prostitute, menage a trois, female nudity, male nudity, gay interest ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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: sentimental, touching, humorous, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: coming of age, gay, coming out, youth, gay interest, gender, love and romance, gays and lesbians, campus, college, teenage love, teenage life ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: usa, new york, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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: heartbreaking, serious, compassionate, realistic
Plot: lgbt, gay, gay interest, sexuality, friendship, male objectification, mental health, male nudity, social problems, against the rules, lifestyle, moral dilemma ...
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41%
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, contemplative, disturbing, tense, unusual plot structure ...
Plot: lgbt, childhood friend, gay couple, wedding, marriage, engaged couple, gay, age difference, dishonesty, homosexual, stress, argument ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
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38%
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Nighthawks (1978)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 113 min.
Story: A gay man is forced to hide his sexuality by day while living his secret life by night. A respectable geography teacher by day; by night, hanging out in London's gay bars, looking for a long-term relationship, but usually encountering only ...
Style: gloomy, sexual, emotional, sincere, psychological ...
Plot: coming out, disco, school, love and romance, couples, lifestyle, society, gender, youth, gays and lesbians, self discovery, school teacher ...
Time: 70s
Place: england, london, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
A Woman in Flames (1983)
Genre: Drama
Country: West Germany
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Eva, an upper-class housewife, frustratedly leaves her arrogant husband and decides to enter the call girl business. She lets Yvonne, a prostitute, teach her the basics and both set out for prey together, until Eva starts an affair with Chris, who ...
Plot: male prostitute, gigolo, dominatrix, eroticism, sexual sadism, jealousy, conflict, longing, divorce, s&m, bdsm, bare breasts ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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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, controversial, sexy ...
Audience: teens
Plot: male nudity, nudity (full frontal - brief), archive footage, physical appearance, gays and lesbians, against the rules, media, muscleman, homosexuality, male prostitute, prostitution, model ...
Time: 50s, 1940s, 1950s, 40s, 20th century ...
Place: san francisco, california, venice beach california
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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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, sincere, contemplative, disturbing ...
Plot: homosexual rape, gay teenager, gay relationship, gay love, rape, gay friend, lgbt, male rape, gay slur, boy, gay lead character, friendship ...
Time: 21st century
Place: argentina
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 6.3
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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: anthology
Plot: gay teenager, male prostitute, drug use, gay, crush, gay interest, elderly couple, last rites, old age, hookup, homosexual sex, compilation ...
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34%
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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, pubic hair, dancer, gay, gay bar, male nudity, male prostitute, gay club, male stripper, orgy, exotic dancer, gay for pay
Place: the philippines, manila philippines
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34%
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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: funny, suspense, intense, melancholic, bleak ...
Audience: girls' night, teens
Plot: male prostitution, gay teenager, female impersonator, gay for pay, undercover cop, male prostitute, gospel music, child prostitute, homeless man, aspiring musician, exotic dancer, gay interest ...
Place: california
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34%
Er Moretto - Von Lieben leben (1984)
Genre: Drama
Country: Switzerland, West Germany
Duration: 85 min.
Story: This is the story of a runaway desperate poor 14 years old boy, becoming a prostitute and suffering all kinds of tribulations in Rome in the 80s. And the gay scene is somewhat accurate of those days
Plot: voyeurism, lgbt, gay interest, photograph, mutual masturbation, priest, male nudity, beach, nudity (full frontal - brief), prostitute, male prostitute, anal sex ...
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34%
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The Whores (1994)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 85 min.
Story: The prostitutes of Palermo are pictured in this episodic Italian drama. The film lacks a real unifying thread as it presents scenes from the lives of 7 hookers. Five are women. One is a man, and one is a transvestite. In one episode, an aging ...
Plot: prostitution, male prostitution, lgbt, prostitute, gay interest, mother son relationship
Place: sicily, palermo italy
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34%
Vanilla (including A Little Comfort) (2004)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 47 min.
Story: Mystery, murder and sex mix in this double-feature of gay short films. In "Vanilla," a San Francisco photographer (Ryan Allen) uncovers the Bay Side Strangler's dead body and starts having dreams in which the victims return. In the ...
Plot: serial killer, dream, gay interest, nudity (full frontal - brief), male nudity, gay bar, gay, gay sex, sex
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Mysterious Skin (2004)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, Netherlands
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A teenage hustler and a young man obsessed with alien abductions cross paths, together discovering a horrible, liberating truth.
Style: disturbing, psychological, gloomy, serious, rough ...
Plot: homosexual rape, child molestation, male rape, pedophilia, homosexual, child abuse, sexual abuse, man boy relationship, gay teenager, gay rape, gays and lesbians, homosexuality ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, year 1987, year 1983, 1990s ...
Place: usa, new york, kansas
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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FAQs (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: After living on the tough streets of LA for a while, India hopes that every gay basher will meet his destiny. In this case Destiny is a black, 6 foot, high heel wearing, gun toting, drag queen with an attitude and a soft place in her heart for ...
Style: touching, serious, realistic, talky, sexual ...
Plot: social misfits, social relations, best friends, society, love and romance, misfit, lgbt, gay bashing, graphic violence, gays and lesbians, gender, friends ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles
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32%
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.
Plot: gay, lgbt, male nudity, memory, swimming, cruise, shower, flashback, taking a photograph, boxer shorts, male underwear, man undressing ...
Place: barcelona spain, madrid, barcelona
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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1985 (2018)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Having been gone for three years, closeted advertising executive Adrian returns to his Texas hometown and struggles to reveal his dire circumstances to his conservative family.
Style: psychological, unusual plot structure, sincere, sentimental, disturbing ...
Plot: family relations, gay slur, hiv, lgbt, gay, christmas, brother brother relationship, father son relationship, stand up comedian, christmas season, childhood friend, mother son relationship ...
Time: year 1985, 80s
Place: texas, dallas texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 6.0
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Ixe (1980)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 48 min.
Story: “Ixe (written X and pronounced EEKS – as it is pronounced in French –, like a scream, a wound) is an imploded, crucified film. Made to be projected on four screens at once, X is drawn and quartered. At the four points of the compass, at the ...
Style: avant garde
Plot: zoophilia, lgbt, pope, homosexual, anal sex, drugs, blow job, masturbation, male masturbation, fellatio, gay interest, sex scene ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%