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.
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, serious, sexy and bleak films with plots about gay interest, gay, lgbt, male nudity, homosexual, male prostitute and gay bar mostly in Drama genres. Some movies like Postcards from America: The Meatrack (1970), Sauvage (2018), Some of My Best Friends Are (1971), When No One Would Listen (1992), Funeral Parade of Roses (1969). 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, shower room, undressing, bisexual man, beach, male in shower, gay hustler, flashback, sex, pornography, group shower ...
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95%
 7.0
 4K
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: melancholic, rough, suspense, suspenseful, bleak
Plot: male nudity, male prostitute, gay, violence, anal sex, blood, torture, hustler, erection, gay sex, gay kiss, 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: realistic, semi serious, queer cinema
Plot: bar, transvestism, couples, friends, gays and lesbians, best friends, gender, gender bending, singleness, cruise, gay interest, pay phone ...
Time: 70s, year 1971
Place: new york, greenwich village manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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, abuse, gun, bullet, bakery, gunshot, handgun, pistol, spouse
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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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: cemetery, singing, looking at self in mirror, gay, dancing, birthday cake, funeral, flood, rose, suicide, visual hallucination, oedipus complex ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: tokyo, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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: queer cinema
Plot: dancing, sex addict, female impersonator, love, female nudity, prostitute, lesbian, cigarette smoking, male nudity, violence, corruption, oral sex ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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: male prostitute, male nudity, hustler, cruising, toilet, gay sex, gay, cruise, gay interest
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 5.6
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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, runaway, accidental killing, prostitution, gay bashing, male prostitute, homosexual, aids, murder, gay interest
Place: copenhagen, copenhagen denmark
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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Chasing Pavement (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Chasing Pavement stars Remy Mars as Elijah Young, an 'urban' porn star who is preparing to leave the adult entertainment industry and start a new career as a chef. His new roommate, Takeshi, played by Tokio Sasaki, is a Japanese immigrant ...
Style: gay cinema
Plot: lgbt, porn actor, gay, immigrants, nudity (full frontal - brief), text messaging, male nudity, obsession, text message, immigration, porn star, roommate roommate relationship ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 5.6
 234
About Us (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: Brazil
Duration: 70 min.
Story: The Love Story between Matheus and Diego is portrayed in the film script Diego writes when he becomes a filmmaker.
Plot: gay relationship, lgbt, gay subtext, depression, gay sex, male nudity, gay, gay kiss, gay interest
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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: prostitution, lgbt, gay, prostitute, lesbian, drugs, menage a trois, transsexual, female nudity, male nudity, cocaine, gay interest ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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 ...
Plot: homosexuality, gay sex, homosexual, gay, male prostitute, friendship, gays and lesbians, male prostitution, prostitution, male friendship, friendship between men, family relations ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: idaho, rome italy, seattle, usa, washington state ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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, dominatrix, gigolo, eroticism, sexual sadism, divorce, jealousy, longing, conflict, s&m, homosexual, prostitution ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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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, society, couples, love and romance, youth, lifestyle, gender, gays and lesbians, self discovery, school teacher ...
Time: 70s
Place: england, london, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 4.8
 168
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, exotic dancer, homeless man, undercover cop, child prostitute, gospel music, aspiring musician, male prostitute, gay teenager, female impersonator, dancer, gay interest ...
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 6.6
 1K
Snapshots (2018)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Rose spends her days fishing near the beautiful lake house she’s called home for 50 years. She’s not getting any younger and her daughter Patti worries about Rose being all alone, but the stubborn matriarch will not sell. There are memories here ...
Plot: lesbian romance, lesbian sex, lgbt, mother daughter relationship, lake, lake house, secret, lesbian kiss, fishing, flashback sequence
Time: 1960s, 60s
Place: missouri
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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, photograph, gay interest, anal sex, male prostitute, priest, beach, nudity (full frontal - brief), mutual masturbation, prostitute, male nudity ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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.
Plot: lgbt, engaged couple, marriage, hollywood, childhood friends, wedding, argument, gay couple, childhood friend, secret, gay, gay interest
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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 5.8
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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: serious, realistic, touching, sexy, sexual ...
Plot: social misfits, social relations, love and romance, society, best friends, misfit, lgbt, gay bashing, graphic violence, friends, profanity, sexual content ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
A Handful of Time (1989)
Genre: Drama
Country: Norway, Sweden
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Gothic thriller about Old Martin who heeds the voice of Anna, who calls him back to the mountain cabin where he left her to die while she gave birth to their surviving son.
Plot: lake, nude swimming, memory, female nudity, old man, head wound, love, bathtub, male nudity, past, forest
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 7.4
 267K
Moonlight (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: The tender, heartbreaking story of a young man’s struggle to find himself, told across three defining chapters in his life as he experiences the ecstasy, pain, and beauty of falling in love, while grappling with his own sexuality.
Style: serious, sad, rough, compassionate, social realism ...
Plot: lgbt, homosexuality, drug dealer, first gay sexual experience, gay, african american, parent child relationship, drug addict, revenge, gay slur, childhood friend, dysfunctional family ...
Time: 2010s
Place: florida, atlanta georgia, miami
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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, serious, rough, realistic ...
Plot: pedophilia, child abuse, homosexual rape, child molestation, sexual abuse, homosexual, male rape, man boy relationship, gay teenager, homosexuality, gays and lesbians, gay ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, year 1991, year 1981, 1990s ...
Place: usa, new york, kansas
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 6.1
 66
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, drugs, sex scene, blow job, homosexual, pope, penetration, male masturbation, fellatio, gay interest, erection ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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Boys on the Outside (1990)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Young men with no future have little in the present as well. Natale is released from prison: he takes up with his friends again but none can find work. Claudio, from Palermo, gets out of juvenile detention in Naples and he's met by Vita, a girl ...
Plot: street kid, the underworld, unemployed, rape, juvenile delinquent, drug dealing, skinny dipping, homosexual subtext, male nudity, controversy, gay interest, pantyhose ...
Place: italy, palermo italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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 bar, gay sex, male nudity, gay, gay interest, nudity (full frontal - brief), sex
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 6.4
 16
Coming Out (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Yo is a gay college student who doesn't have the courage to come out to his friends and family.
Plot: lgbt, sexuality, unrequited love, gay bar, sexual repression, homosexual, secret, teenager, coming out, young man, crush, gay interest ...
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Aleksandr's Price (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: The life of an illegal Russian boy who, after losing his family, is pushed into becoming an escort - ultimately trying to come to terms with who he thinks he is.
Style: psychological, disturbing, serious, realistic, sexy ...
Plot: male prostitution, immigrants, self discovery, life turned upside down, life is a bitch, hopes, society, losing-it hero, social misfits, introspection, drugs/alcohol, sexual relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
The Stranger in Us (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: In this verité-style drama, Anthony, a newcomer to San Francisco, attempts to come to terms with his abusive ex-lover when he strikes up an unlikely friendship with a street hustler.
Style: realistic, emotional, atmospheric, captivating, serious ...
Plot: gender, looking for love, city life, love and romance, couples, lgbt, gay, writer's block, urban, street kid, lifestyle, gays and lesbians ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: san francisco, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 6.5
 355
Westler (1985)
Genre: Drama
Country: West Germany
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Felix from West-Berlin falls in love with Thomas in East-Berlin. At first they keep their relationship going by regular visits from Felix, but the curfew forces him to return every evening. When the East-German authorities become suspicious, Thomas ...
Plot: berlin wall, cold war, lgbt, curfew, love, escape, gay interest, homosexual, communism, gay bar
Place: east germany, west germany, east berlin, east berlin east germany, berlin germany ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 5.4
 9
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, male nudity, nudity (full frontal - brief), gay interest
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%