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Wild Reeds (1994)
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Wild Reeds (1994)
Original name: Les Roseaux sauvages
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 110 min.
Story: As the Algerian War draws to a close, a teenager with a girlfriend starts feeling homosexual urges for two of his classmates: a country boy, and a French-Algerian intellectual.
Style: realistic, sentimental, sincere, touching, serious, gloomy, sexy, homoerotic, sexual, reflective ...
Audience: teens
Plot: male homosexuality, gay, coming of age, coming out, love triangle, friendship, politics, boarding school, gay interest, gays and lesbians, gay teenager, bittersweet, desert, youth, romance, friends, love and romance, self discovery, teenage life, adulthood, introspection, gender, political unrest, human nature, boarding school life ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: france, algeria, europe, south of france

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, touching, sexy and sentimental films with plots about friendship, love and romance, youth, coming of age, male nudity, gay and couples mostly in Drama, Romance and Comedy genres. Some movies like Wild Reeds: Being 17 (2016), My Own Private Idaho (1991), And Your Mother Too! (2001), Full Speed (1996), Come Undone (2000). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Being 17 (2016)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Set in the beautiful high Pyrenees in south-west France, Damien lives with his mother Marianne, a doctor, while his father, a pilot, is on a tour of duty abroad with the French military. At school, Damien is bullied by Thomas, who lives in the ...
Style: sentimental, romantic, disturbing, uplifting
Audience: teens
Plot: gay teenager, gay, gay relationship, lgbt teen, homosexuality, gay sex, first love, school, lgbt, friendship, gay love, bullying ...
Time: contemporary
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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 ...
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And Your Mother Too! (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: Mexico
Duration: 106 min.
Story: In Mexico, two teenage boys and an attractive older woman embark on a road trip and learn a thing or two about life, friendship, sex, and each other.
Style: sexy, erotic, realistic, intense, captivating ...
Audience: teens
Plot: older woman younger man relationship, hot and sexy, sexuality, sex, older woman younger man sex, teenage sex, age difference, sexual attraction, sexual obsession, older woman teenage boy sex, explicit sex, coming of age ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: mexico, latin america, acapulco mexico, mexico city, barcelona ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Full Speed (1996)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A brief extract of four kids' lives somewhere in France. Quentin, who won a writers contest and now pays more attention to his career as an author than to his friends, beautiful Julie, his girl-friend, much more mature than she looks, falling ...
Style: sexy, serious, realistic, gloomy, sincere ...
Plot: coming out, gay teenager, friendship, love triangle, racism, betrayal, youth, couples, friends, teenage love, sexual relations, unfulfilled love ...
Time: 90s
Place: france, europe, lyon, paris france, new york ...
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Come Undone (2000)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Story of two gorgeous, young French boys who begin a passionate relationship that boils over and threatens to destroy both their lives. Shy Mathieu is 18-years-old and on summer vacation in the south of France. He spends his days lazily sunning ...
Style: touching, sincere, sentimental, emotional, sexy ...
Plot: gay, male nudity, teenage life, love affair, depression, beach, youth, coming out, dysfunctional family, romance, fall in love, parents and children ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: europe, south of france, brittany, frankfurt germany, france ...
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Summer Storm (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance, Sport
Country: Germany
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Tobi and Achim, the pride of the local crew club, have been the best of friends for years and are convinced that nothing will ever stand in the way of their friendship. They look forward to the upcoming summer camp and the crew competition. Then the ...
Style: touching, emotional, humorous, light, romantic ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: coming out, gay, gays and lesbians, friendship, summer camp, lgbt, gay teenager, teenage love, love triangle, gay slur, gay athlete, youth ...
Time: contemporary
Place: germany, europe, berlin germany, bavaria
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Shank (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Teenage gang member Cal, hides his sexuality from his fellow gang members despite their often violent dislike of anyone that isn't the same as them, be they unsuspecting shoppers, foreign students, gays, etc. When his world collides with ...
Style: serious, realistic, sexy, talky, captivating ...
Plot: gay, gay teenager, gay love, first gay sexual experience, lgbt, gay slur, gang, coming out, rape, gay bashing, gays and lesbians, love and romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: britain
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Wild Tigers I Have Known (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A lyrical telling of the coming of age of a 13-year-old boy who learns to cope with his new found sexuality and his unrequited love for the cool kid in school.
Style: surreal, serious, realistic, touching, sentimental ...
Plot: gay teenager, coming of age, teenage love, friendship, gays and lesbians, gay, gender, youth, teenage life, tiger, pretense, romance ...
Time: contemporary
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52%
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The Dreamlife of Angels (1998)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 113 min.
Story: In Lille, two penniless young women with few prospects become friends. Isa moves in with Marie, who's flat-sitting for a mother and child in hospital in comas following a car crash. Isa is out-going, unskilled, with hopes of moving south to ...
Style: realistic, touching, psychological, sincere, compassionate ...
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Time: 90s
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⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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, love and romance, gender, gays and lesbians ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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: family relations, gay, dysfunctional family, working class, drug dealing, going straight, youth, redemption, vengeance, teenage life, family problems, transsexual ...
Time: contemporary
Place: alps, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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Get Real (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A tenderly romantic coming-of-age story as two boys in a British school fall in love.
Style: touching, sentimental, sincere, realistic, semi serious ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: gay, coming out, coming of age, teenage life, first gay sexual experience, gays and lesbians, gay slur, friendship, fall in love, lgbt child, gay teenager, gender ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: england, europe, britain, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
An American Rhapsody (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, Hungary
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A Hungarian family forced to flee the Communist country for the United States, must leave a young daughter behind. Six years later the family arranges to bring the absent daughter to the United States where she has trouble adjusting. The daughter ...
Style: touching, sentimental, emotional, realistic, sincere ...
Audience: girls' night, teens
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Place: hungary, europe, california, czechoslovakia, austria ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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Boys Life 2 (1997)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
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⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
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48%
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Genre: Drama
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Duration: 81 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
You Are Not Alone (1978)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Denmark
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Young teenager Bo (Anders Agensø) is too sensitive for the hothouse atmosphere of a boarding school run by a cold, unfeeling would-be man of the cloth (an uncharacteristically grim Ove Sprogøe). Lonely and scared, he finds a soul mate in the ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Edge of Seventeen (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A gay teenager finds out who he is and what he wants, who his friends are, and who loves him, in this autobiographical tale set in middle U.S. in the 1980s. Growing up, learning about life, love, sex, friends, and lovers.
Style: realistic, sexy, sexual, touching, semi serious ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
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Time: 80s, year 1984
Place: ohio, usa, midwest, new jersey, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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Duration: 99 min.
Story: The year is 1965 and Danny Embling, is an awkward, underdeveloped teen suffering from occasional bouts of stuttering, attends an all-male boarding school in New South Wales, Australia. it has been some time since Danny has had any romantic ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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A Brother (2018)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 82 min.
Story: 15-year-old Tom (Simon Royer) is going to spend another calm summer with his parents and younger sister at their summer house. But by fate, another family comes to spend some time with them, with their 17-year-old son Félix (Marin Lafitte). In the ...
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47%
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Far (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Spain
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Serge is a long distance lorry driver between Morocco andEurope. In Tangier, he tries to reconcile with his former girlfriend, Sarah. She has refused to have anything to do with him since her mother’s death and intends to join her brother in ...
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47%
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Time: contemporary
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⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Me Without You (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, Germany
Duration: 107 min.
Story: During a long, hot summer in seventies London, young neighbors Holly and Marina make a childhood pact to be friends forever. For Marina, troubled, fiercely independent, determined to try everything, Holly stays the only constant in a life of ...
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46%
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Style: touching, sentimental, melancholic, emotional, realistic ...
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46%
North Sea Texas (2011)
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Story: Pim lives in a run-down house in a dead-end street somewhere on the Flanders coast, together with his mother Yvette Bulteel. Life here smells of cold French fries, cheap cigarettes, vermouth and stale beer. Mother Yvette uses her friend Etienne, ...
Style: sincere, touching, serious, sentimental, suspenseful ...
Plot: gay teenager, gay, coming of age, first gay sexual experience, lgbt, lgbt teen, gay lead character, lgbt child, teenage love, first love, gays and lesbians, love and romance ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
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46%
A Soldier's Daughter Never Cries (1998)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, UK, France
Duration: 127 min.
Story: This fictionalized story, based on the family life of writer James Jones, is an emotional slice-of-life story. Jones is portrayed here portrayed as Bill Willis, a former war hero turned author who combats alcoholism and is starting to experience ...
Style: talky, clever, sentimental, realistic, tense ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
My Life in Pink (1997)
Genre: Drama
Country: Belgium, France, UK
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Ludovic is a small boy who cross-dresses and generally acts like a girl, talks of marrying his neighbor's son and can not understand why everyone is so surprised about it. His actions lead to problems for him and his family.
Style: touching, semi serious, realistic, humorous, sentimental ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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Sebastian (1995)
Genre: Drama
Country: Norway, Sweden
Duration: 88 min.
Story: In this thoughtful Scandinavian drama, a teenage boy wrestles with his sexuality and learns that most of his deepest fears were unfounded. Sebastian is almost 17 when he figures out that he is a homosexual. Though he lives with wonderful, stable ...
Style: sexy, serious, realistic, sexual, touching
Plot: coming of age, coming out, family relations, couples, friends, best friends, love and romance, gender, youth, gays and lesbians, sexual relations, friendship ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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Coming Out (1989)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: East Germany
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Reportedly the first film to come out of East Germany to deal openly with gay issues. Philipp, a closeted teacher is dating a female collegue to keep up appearances. One night, by 'accident' he stumbles into a gay bar, meets and promptly ...
Style: sexy, serious, realistic, touching, psychological ...
Plot: coming out, gay, gays and lesbians, love triangle, gay teenager, teacher, sexuality, gay relationship, gay cruising, gay teacher, bittersweet, youth ...
Time: 80s
Place: east berlin, germany, europe, berlin germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Rambling Rose (1991)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Rose, is taken in by the Hillyer family to serve as a 1930s housemaid so that she can avoid falling into a life of prostitution. Rose's appearence and personality is such that all men fall for her, and Rose knows it. She can't help herself ...
Style: erotic, sexy, emotional, touching, sentimental ...
Audience: date night, teens, girls' night
Plot: coming of age, love and romance, self discovery, family relations, prostitute, love, introspection, parents and children, human nature, fall in love, youth, romance ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, year 1971, 1920s
Place: georgia, usa, california
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45%