Movies like Shelter

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Shelter (2007)
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Shelter (2007)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Forced to give up his dreams of art school, Zach works dead-end jobs to support his sister and her son. Questioning his life, he paints, surfs and hangs out with his best friend, Gabe. When Gabe's older brother returns home for the summer, Zach suddenly finds himself drawn into a relationship he didn't expect.
Style: touching, sincere, romantic, sweet, emotional, realistic, semi serious, sexy, feel good, affectionate ...
Audience: teens
Plot: gay, gay relationship, coming out, gays and lesbians, homosexual, first gay sexual experience, gay sex, homosexuality, gay romance, best friends, grownups, gay teenager, teenage life, surfing, dysfunctional family, romance, lgbt teen, society, family life, art school, family relations, coming of age, youth, young lovers, sibling relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 70s
Place: california, southern california, san francisco, canada, new jersey

Most similar movies to Shelter

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out touching, realistic, sexy and sincere films with plots about gay, gay kiss, love and romance, gender, gays and lesbians, coming out and homosexual mostly in Drama, Romance and Comedy genres. Some movies like Shelter: The Way He Looks (2014), Love, Simon (2018), Boys (2014), Get Real (1998), Summer Storm (2004). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Way He Looks (2014)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Brazil
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Leonardo is a blind teenager dealing with an overprotective mother while trying to live a more independent life. To the disappointment of his best friend, Giovana, he plans to go on an exchange program abroad. When Gabriel, a new student in town, ...
Style: touching, serious, sentimental, sweet, romantic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: gay, gay teenager, coming of age, homosexuality, blindness, teenage love, gay couple, lgbt, first gay sexual experience, coming out, gays and lesbians, gay love ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: brazil, sao paulo brazil
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86%
 7.5
 111K
Love, Simon (2018)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Everyone deserves a great love story. But for seventeen-year old Simon Spier it's a little more complicated: he's yet to tell his family or friends he's gay and he doesn't know the identity of the anonymous classmate he's ...
Style: touching, romantic, sincere, emotional, sweet ...
Audience: teens, teen drama
Plot: gay, coming out, gay teenager, lgbt teen, gay lead character, lgbt, gay relationship, homosexuality, homosexual, high school, male homosexuality, closeted homosexual ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
88%
 7.4
 14K
Boys (2014)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 78 min.
Story: BOYS tells the story of Sieger, a sporty, rather quiet 15-year-old boy who discovers love during the summer holidays. Sieger is training in the new athletics team for the national relay championships and meets the intriguing and unpredictable Marc. ...
Style: touching, realistic, sentimental, serious, disturbing ...
Plot: gay, gay teenager, teenage love, gay love, friendship, gay romance, gay relationship, gay athlete, gays and lesbians, friends, fall in love, teen angst ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: holland
⇓ similarity ⇓
90%
 7.5
 14K
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 ⇓
100%
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 7.3
 14K
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
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.6
 30K
Weekend (2011)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 97 min.
Story: After a drunken house party with his straight mates, Russell heads out to a gay club. Just before closing time he picks up Glen but what's expected to be just a one-night stand becomes something else, something special.
Style: sincere, touching, emotional, meditative, romantic ...
Plot: gay relationship, gay love, gay, gay couple, gay club, lgbt, gays and lesbians, gay sex, lifestyle, homosexual, weekend, one night stand ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 70s
Place: england, europe, london, britain, canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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
Plot: gay teenager, homosexuality, coming of age, lgbt teen, gay, first gay sexual experience, gays and lesbians, lgbt, high school, gay sex, coming out, self discovery ...
Time: 80s, year 1984
Place: ohio, usa, midwest, new jersey, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
Beautiful Thing (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A pair of teenage boys growing up in a working-class neighbourhood of Thamesmead, in south-east London, become aware of their homosexuality. While both were vaguely aware they might be gay, neither had ever acted on their impulses. Once they decide ...
Style: touching, semi serious, sincere, romantic, sweet ...
Audience: teens
Plot: gay, coming out, homosexuality, gay teenager, lgbt teen, teenage love, gays and lesbians, lgbt, sexuality, friendship, homosexual, coming of age ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: london, england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
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Brokeback Mountain (2005)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 134 min.
Story: Two modern-day cowboys meet on a shepherding job in the summer of '63, the two share a raw and powerful summer together that turns into a lifelong relationship conflicting with the lives they are supposed to live.
Style: emotional, melancholic, touching, sincere, atmospheric ...
Plot: gay, gay relationship, homosexuality, closeted homosexual, homosexual, first gay sexual experience, gay romance, forbidden love, gays and lesbians, male nudity, gay slur, gay sex ...
Time: 60s, 80s, 70s, 20th century, year 1963
Place: wyoming, usa, texas, new york, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
 7.5
 20K
Free Fall (2013)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Germany
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A promising career with the police, a baby on the way... Marc's life seems to be right on track. Then he meets fellow policeman Kay and during their regular jogs Marc experiences a never-before-felt sense of ease and effortlessness -- and what ...
Style: atmospheric, touching, sexual, emotional, sincere ...
Plot: gay, gay love, gay relationship, coming out, homosexuality, gays and lesbians, lgbt, forbidden love, gay slur, first gay sexual experience, gay sex, closeted homosexual ...
Place: germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Call Me by Your Name (2017)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Italy, France, USA, Brazil
Duration: 132 min.
Story: Elio Perlman is spending the summer with his family at their vacation home in Lombardy, Italy. When his father hires a handsome doctoral student, the curious 17-year-old finds himself developing a growing attraction to the young man.
Style: sincere, touching, homoerotic, disturbing, lgbt cinema ...
Plot: gay, summer, lgbt, gay relationship, gay teenager, gay love, first love, sexual tension, teenage boy, homosexuality, homosexual, love ...
Time: 80s, year 1983
Place: italy
⇓ 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, disturbing ...
Audience: teens
Plot: gay, coming out, gays and lesbians, homosexuality, gay slur, lgbt, gay relationship, gay sex, love and romance, fall in love, couples, gay love ...
Time: 90s
Place: france, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.0
 18K
Latter Days (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Aaron Davis (Steve Sandvoss) and Christian Markelli (Wes Ramsey) are the two most opposite people in the world. Aaron is a young Elder (or a Mormon missionary) who wants to do his family proud and is quite passionate about his religion and film. ...
Style: touching, romantic, sentimental, disturbing, humorous ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: gay, coming out, homosexuality, first gay sexual experience, homosexual, opposites attract, depression, fall in love, one night stand, gays and lesbians, self discovery, sex ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, idaho, usa, new york, salt lake city utah ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
Defying Gravity (1997)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: John Keitel wrote the film based on his personal undergraduate experience and filmed campus footage in the neighborhood and environs surrounding his graduate film school alma mater USC.
Style: sexy, realistic, semi serious, emotional, sexual ...
Plot: gay, gays and lesbians, friendship, coming out, self discovery, college, gay teenager, love and romance, society, gender, investigation, coming of age ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
Prayers for Bobby (2009)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: True story of Mary Griffith, gay rights crusader, whose teenage son committed suicide due to her religious intolerance. Based on the book of the same title by Leroy Aarons.
Style: touching, sentimental, serious, realistic, emotional ...
Plot: coming out, homosexuality, gay teenager, gay, lgbt, male homosexuality, gays and lesbians, tragic event, teen suicide, gay relationship, homosexual, life is a bitch ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 1984, year 1979
Place: usa, san francisco, california, portland oregon
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
 8.5
 20K
Queer as Folk (1999)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 47 min.
TV show
Story: Brash humor and genuine emotion make up this original series revolving around the lives, loves, ambitions, careers and friendships of a group of gay men and women living on Liberty Avenue in contemporary Pittsburgh, PA. The show offers an ...
Style: emotional, touching, sexual, serious, realistic ...
Plot: gays and lesbians, gay, gay love, gay relationship, lgbt, homosexuality, homosexual, coming out, friendship, gender, gay teenager, age difference ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: pittsburgh, usa, pennsylvania
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 5.4
 2K
Rock Haven (2007)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Canada
Duration: 78 min.
Story: The coastal California community of Rock Haven is the perfect place for cute eighteen-year-old Brady and his loving mother to begin a fresh start. Their mission: to spread the word of the Lord. But while roaming the beach one day, Brady meets ...
Style: serious, touching, sincere, psychological, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: gay love, gay, coming out, first gay sexual experience, gay teenager, beach, gay relationship, family relations, friendship, church, christianity, teenage life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.2
 1K
Tan Lines (2005)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Australia
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Cute teen Midget Hollow wanders through life riding big waves and partying with surfer boys. When Midget's best friend's gay brother Cass arrives on the scene, the two quickly dive head first into a clandestine sea of sexual awakening.
Style: serious, sincere, sentimental, touching, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: gay relationship, coming of age, ocean, coming out, surfing, brother, homosexuality, teenage love, self discovery, teenage life, buddies, young lovers ...
Time: contemporary
Place: australia, new south wales
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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 7.3
 4K
Big Eden (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Big Eden is a tiny fictional town in northwestern Montana, as Preston Sturges or Frank Capra might have envisioned it. Timber and Cowboy country. This is the story of Henry Hart, a successful New York Artist, who returns to the town of his childhood ...
Style: feel good, touching, sentimental, romantic, sweet ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: gay, gay relationship, small town, friendship, native american, coming out, gays and lesbians, romance, looking for love, hopes, lifestyle, gay love ...
Time: 90s
Place: montana, usa, new york, new jersey, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.6
 3K
Akron (2015)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Benny, a college freshman at the University of Akron, Ohio meets and falls for fellow freshman Christopher at a football game. With the support of their families and friends they embark on a new relationship. But a tragic event in the past involving ...
Style: talky, touching, atmospheric, emotional, captivating ...
Plot: gay teenager, gay, gay couple, gay relationship, gay romance, gay student, gay sex, tragic event, character study, love, introspection, love and romance ...
Place: usa, florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
You'll Get Over It (2002)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Sport
Country: France
Duration: 86 min.
TV show
Story: When Vincent finds himself a victim of outing in his high school, he must accept to live with the drastic changes it provokes, and redefine his relationships with his friends and family.
Style: touching, sexual, sincere, semi serious, disturbing ...
Audience: teens
Plot: high school, love and romance, friendship, youth, gays and lesbians, teenage love, coming out, teenage life, high school life, gay sex, gay, gay teenager ...
Time: contemporary
Place: france, paris france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
The Man I Love (1997)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Sport
Country: France
Duration: 91 min.
Story: This is a combination coming out and first love story. The swimmer and diver Lucard is interested in attractive Martin. The film follows the characters' coming out with all its difficulties, the bitter-sweet pleasures of first love and the ...
Style: captivating, serious, touching, sexual, realistic ...
Plot: gays and lesbians, gay, aids, coming out, love triangle, gay love, lifeguard, first gay sexual experience, love affair, couples, family relations, friends ...
Time: 90s
Place: france, marseille, spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
The Broken Hearts Club: A Romantic Comedy (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A group of friends search for fun, love and ultimately themselves in West Hollywood. This movie is an entertaining, and sometimes cynical look into the lives of six gay men trying to come to terms with what being gay and single (or gay and ...
Style: witty, semi serious, humorous, sentimental, clever ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, teens, chick flick
Plot: gay, gay slur, friendship, gay relationship, aids, love and romance, looking for love, infidelity, group of friends, gay romance, friends, hollywood ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 2000s
Place: california, usa, idaho, los angeles, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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The Falls: Testament of Love (2013)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 123 min.
Story: The Falls: Testament of Love is a continuation of the story of RJ Smith and Chris Merrill, two Mormon missionaries that fell in love during their mission in a small town in Oregon. The boys haven't spoken in five years, but when an unexpected ...
Style: realistic, serious, emotional, touching, sexy ...
Plot: gay, coming out, gays and lesbians, love affair, impossible love, destructive relationship, gay relationship, gay sex, crumbling marriage, love and romance, couples, family problems ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: oregon, seattle, salt lake city utah
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Eban and Charley (2000)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: 29-year-old Eban has retreated home to his parent's house in Seaside Oregon after the dissolution of his teaching job in Seattle. There he courts 15-year-old Charlie and eventually the two start a sexual relationship. As the age of consent in ...
Style: touching, psychological, sincere, sexy, serious ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: gay, beach, friendship, coming out, family relations, older man younger man relationship, teenage life, forbidden love, parents and children, dysfunctional family, homecoming, couples ...
Time: 90s
Place: oregon, seattle, usa, washington d.c., amsterdam ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
From Beginning to End (2009)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Brazil
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Two brothers develop a very close relationship as they are growing up in an idyllic and happy family. When they are young adults their relationship becomes very intimate, romantic, and sexual.
Style: sincere, serious, captivating, sexy, sexual ...
Plot: gay, male homosexuality, family relations, forbidden love, romance, gay athlete, gay relationship, adolescence vs adulthood, incest, lgbt, gay sex, lovers apart ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: brazil, argentina, latin america, buenos aires argentina, rio de janeiro ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 5.7
 2K
Sugar (2004)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Canada
Duration: 78 min.
Story: Cliff has just turned 18 and his little sister has a gift for him: booze, a joint, a subway token and the command to have sex. Heading out on the town, Cliff finds friendship -- and more -- in the person of a young hustler named Butch. But ...
Style: serious, sincere, sentimental, touching, sexy ...
Plot: gay teenager, gay, coming of age, coming out, lifestyle, friendship, self discovery, teenage life, fall in love, romance, youth, life is a bitch ...
Time: contemporary
Place: canada, toronto ontario canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 7.2
 6K
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
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.2
 4K
Dream Boy (2008)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: The story of Nathan, a young teenager who tries to flourish in a romantic relationship with neighbour Roy. The two young men will have to face the brutal reality of the rural south of the United States in the late 1970s.
Style: touching, sincere, serious, realistic, sentimental ...
Plot: gay, gay teenager, gays and lesbians, homosexual rape, gay rape, gay relationship, lgbt teen, teenage love, child abuse, small town, dysfunctional family, gay sex ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: louisiana, usa, southern usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
 6.7
 5K
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 ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%