Movies like Shortbus

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Shortbus (2006)
 6.4
 32K
Shortbus (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A group of New Yorkers caught up in their milieu converge at an underground salon infamous for its blend of art, music, politics, and carnality. The characters converge in a weekly Brooklyn social/artistic/sexual salon "Shortbus", loosely inspired by various underground NYC gatherings that took place in the early 2000's. Here, gay couple Jamie (P J DeBoy) and James (Paul Dawson) meet a young ex-model and aspiring singer Ceth (Jay Brannan).
Style: sexual, sexy, controversial, stylized, humorous, clever, offbeat, biting, suspense, realistic ...
Plot: strong sexual content, erection, group sex, gays and lesbians, sexual relations, gay, explicit sex, self discovery, sex, looking for love, homosexual, sexuality, introspection, lesbian, sexual exploration, nudity (full frontal - brief), unsimulated sex, suicide attempt, s&m, swinger, dominatrix, gay sex, couple relations, love and romance, hopes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa

Most similar movies to Shortbus

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, sexy, sexual and humorous films with plots about couples, nudity (full frontal - brief), love and romance, male nudity, sex, sexuality and sexual relations mostly in Drama, Comedy and Romance genres. Some movies like Shortbus: 9 Songs (2004), Amorous (2014), Nymphomaniac: Vol. I (2013), The Idiots (1998), Vicky Cristina Barcelona (2008). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 4.8
 21K
9 Songs (2004)
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 71 min.
Story: Matt, a young glaciologist, soars across the vast, silent, icebound immensities of the South Pole as he recalls his love affair with Lisa. They meet at a mobbed rock concert in a vast music hall - London's Brixton Academy. They are in bed at ...
Style: sexual, sexy, serious, sincere, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: strong sexual content, erection, consensual sex, sexual fantasy, sex, explicit sex, sexual relations, male nudity, love affair, couples, lust, passionate sex ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: antarctica, london, england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 4.5
 919
Amorous (2014)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Four fragile young people flee London to start an unconventional utopia, creating a world of fantasy that overwhelms them.
Style: atmospheric, serious, realistic, sexy, sexual ...
Plot: swinger, group sex, swingers, voyeur, sexuality, sex scene, love and romance, love triangle, orgy, sexual relations, romance, utopia ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Nymphomaniac: Vol. I (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: Denmark, Germany, Belgium, UK, France, Sweden, USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: A man named Seligman finds a fainted wounded woman in an alley and he brings her home. She tells him that her name is Joe and that she is nymphomaniac. Joe tells her life and sexual experiences with hundreds of men since she was a young teenager ...
Style: erotic, sexual, psychological, disturbing, sincere ...
Plot: lust, nymphomaniac, sexuality, sex, deviant sex, sexual perversion, strong sexual content, erection, sexual exploration, explicit sex, sexual relations, sex addict ...
Time: contemporary, 80s, 21st century, 90s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.8
 29K
The Idiots (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Denmark, Spain, Sweden, France, Netherlands, Italy
Duration: 117 min.
Story: With his first Dogma-95 film director Lars von Trier opens up a completely new film platform. With a mix of home-video and documentary styles the film tells the story of a group of young people who have decided to get to know their ...
Style: controversial, thought provoking, psychological, clever, suspense ...
Plot: sex orgy, mentally challenged, male nudity, explicit sex, strong sexual content, orgy, sexual relations, prank, lifestyle, commune, sex scene, group sex ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: denmark
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Vicky Cristina Barcelona (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Spain, USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Two girlfriends on a summer holiday in Spain become enamored with the same painter, unaware that his ex-wife, with whom he has a tempestuous relationship, is about to re-enter the picture.
Style: sexy, philosophical, sexual, captivating, romantic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: love triangle, polyamory, bohemian life, sexuality, fall in love, seduction, self fulfillment, sexual exploration, love affair, sexual attraction, artist, romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: barcelona, spain, europe, catalonia, barcelona spain ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
You and the Night (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Around midnight, a young couple and their transvestite maid prepare for an orgy. Their guests will be The Slut, The Star, The Stud and The Teen.
Style: humorous, erotic, semi serious, realistic, sexy ...
Plot: gender bending, eroticism, couples, sex aid, transvestism, sexual relations, couple relations, strong sexual content, orgy, nudity (full frontal - brief), sex orgy, gays and lesbians ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Goldfish Memory (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Ireland
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A small group of friends experience relationships which grow and stumble, involving everything from straight, gay, lesbian, and bisexual relationships. The speed with which these relationships last leads to the Goldfish memory effect, the belief ...
Style: witty, humorous, feel good, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: love triangle, looking for love, lifestyle, lesbian, battle of the sexes, romance, wooing, couple relations, couples, infidelity, looking for sex, singleness ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, ireland
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.0
 17K
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, sentimental, romantic, humorous, disturbing ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: gay, coming out, first gay sexual experience, homosexuality, fall in love, homosexual, one night stand, gays and lesbians, strong sexual content, self discovery, depression, romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, idaho, usa, salt lake city utah, new york ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
18%
 6.8
 6K
Jeffrey (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Jeffery, a young gay man in New York, decides that sex is too much and decided to become celibate. He immediately meets the man of his dreams and must decide whether or not love is worth the danger of a boyfriend dying.
Style: sexy, witty, touching, humorous, feel good ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: gay, aids, gays and lesbians, romance, friendship, unlikely couple, love and romance, unfulfillment, twentysomething life, looking for love, self discovery, fall in love ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Love & Human Remains (1993)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Dreary urban landscape of an anonymous Canadian city. Dark comedy about a group of twentysomethings looking for love and meaning in the '90s. The film focuses on roommates David, a gay waiter who has has given up on his acting career, and ...
Style: sexy, sexual, dark humor, clever, realistic ...
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: serial killer, looking for love, love and romance, lifestyle, romance, gender, young lovers, gays and lesbians, sexual relations, singleness, couple relations, twentysomething life ...
Time: 90s
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 5.1
 905
Sexual Life (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Disparate individuals rationalize their infidelities.
Style: sexy, semi serious, humorous, light, realistic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: infidelity, friendship, looking for sex, sexual relations, singleness, dishonesty, womanizer, introspection, love and romance, battle of the sexes, sex, hotel ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Eating Out: The Open Weekend (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Zack and Benji open their relationship for a weekend of fun at a gay resort in Palm Springs but the arrival of Zack's ex-boyfriend, Casey, complicates things.
Style: humorous, sexual, realistic, not serious, sexy ...
Plot: gay, resort, gays and lesbians, sexual relations, looking for love, looking for sex, love and romance, best friends, gender, pretense, nudity (full frontal - brief), friends ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, palm springs california
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
The Raspberry Reich (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Germany, Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Inspired by the Baader-Meinhof gang, a film about modern left Germans adopting the culture of extreme left-wing movements of the 1970s. East German dominatrix Gudrun leads a revolutionary gang of her own in Berlin. She has her men kidnap the son of ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, cynical, sexy ...
Plot: erection, kidnapping, revolution, gays and lesbians, strong sexual content, rebellion, power relations, state affairs, gang, political unrest, rebelliousness, s&m ...
Time: 70s, year 1977
Place: germany, europe, hamburg germany, middle east, usa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
The Party at Kitty and Stud's (1970)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 71 min.
Story: Kitty and Stud are lovers. They enjoy a robust sex-life, which includes fellatio and light S&M, specifically, Stud belt-whipping Kitty. Three women come over for a party and Stud services them, one after the other.
Style: erotic, semi serious, realistic, sexy, sexual ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: party, nudity (full frontal - brief), love and romance, artists and showbiz, strong sexual content, couples, gays and lesbians, lifestyle, gender, sexual relations, drug abuse, nightlife ...
Time: 60s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Hedwig and the Angry Inch (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Hansel Schmidt, is a young East German boy, born and raised during the Cold War in communist East Berlin. In his 20s, he meets Luther Robinson, an older American soldier, who falls in love with Hansel and the two decide to marry, which will allow ...
Style: cult film, emotional, semi serious, sentimental, lyrical ...
Plot: transsexual, transvestism, singer, musician, gender bending, betrayal, gays and lesbians, musician's life, artist, self discovery, gender, lifestyle ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: germany, kansas, europe, usa, east germany ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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, humorous ...
Audience: teens
Plot: sexuality, older woman younger man relationship, hot and sexy, age difference, strong sexual content, coming of age, road trip, explicit sex, masturbation, sexual obsession, sex, sexual relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: mexico, latin america, mexico city, madrid, spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Relax... It's Just Sex (1998)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A mixed group of individuals - lesbian, gays, and heterosexuals who all frequent a local bar struggle to accept each others lifestyles. However when the two gays are attacked and fight back and ultimately rape one of their attackers, the group ...
Style: touching, sincere, sexy, melancholic, humorous ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: friendship, gays and lesbians, love and romance, sexual relations, infidelity, sex scene, relationships, dialogue, hiv, sexuality, loneliness, stereotypes ...
Time: 90s
Place: los angeles, usa, new jersey, middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 5.9
 14K
Holy Smoke (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA, Australia
Duration: 115 min.
Story: While on a journey of discovery in exotic India, beautiful young Ruth Barron falls under the influence of a charismatic religious guru. Her desperate parents then hire PJ Waters, a macho cult de-programmer who confronts Ruth in a remote desert ...
Style: psychological, semi serious, witty, humorous, sexy ...
Plot: asthma attack, adultery, guru, battle of the sexes, tourist, strong sexual content, dangerous attraction, self discovery, jealousy, satire, australian abroad, cult ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: india, australia, asia, delhi, sydney australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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 5.5
 1K
Luster (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: An irreverent and refreshing take on the queer world of sex, lust and unrequited love. Lanky, blue haired Jackson, record store employee and poet, is in love with most of the men in his life! A refreshing departure from the typical gay love story, ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, sexy, humorous, sexual ...
Audience: date night
Plot: fall in love, unfulfilled love, sexual relations, couples, lifestyle, romance, gays and lesbians, singleness, unrequited love, infidelity, gay lead character, s&m ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: iowa, usa, mojave desert, los angeles, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 5.5
 8K
After Sex (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 77 min.
Story: Sex is a background to examine intimacy and vulnerability. Looks at the complexity of modern day relationships told through eight separate couples. Through dialogue and compromising situations, the film takes us from the beginning of a relationship ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, talky, sincere ...
Plot: teenage sex, lesbian cunnilingus, sexuality, first sex, scantily clad female, sex, sexual relations, couple relations, lifestyle, cold relationship, lesbian relationship, ex boyfriend ex girlfriend relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
16%
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, sexual, sexy, touching, semi serious ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: coming of age, homosexuality, gay teenager, lgbt teen, gay, gays and lesbians, first gay sexual experience, coming out, lgbt, self discovery, high school, friendship ...
Time: 80s, year 1984
Place: ohio, usa, midwest, new jersey, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Boys Life 4: Four Play (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: The latest installment in this series of gay short films.
Style: humorous, touching, sentimental, semi serious, realistic
Plot: love affair, self discovery, coming out, looking for love, love and romance, couples, looking for sex, bittersweet, gay relationship, homosexuality, gays and lesbians, gender ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
The Cabin Movie (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Three couples travel to a secluded cabin in an attempt to revitalize their lives through bizarre games of sexual dysfunction....and all heck breaks loose!
Style: sexual, humorous, dark humor, sexy, realistic ...
Plot: looking for sex, sexual relations, mate swapping, infidelity, swinger, swingers, buddies, gays and lesbians, best friends, thirtysomething life, in the woods, family problems ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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Kissing Jessica Stein (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Jessica, a Jewish copy editor living and working in New York City, is plagued by failed blind dates with men, and decides to answer a newspaper's personal advertisement. The advertisement has been placed by 'lesbian-curious' Helen ...
Style: feel good, touching, humorous, romantic, clever ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: lesbian, bisexual, friendship, lesbian romance, romance, looking for love, fall in love, lifestyle, gays and lesbians, gay, jewish, secret love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 4.8
 1K
The Last Run (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: When a young accountant is devastated after discovering his inspiringly beautiful girlfriend is cheating on him, his best friend, who's engaged to a girl he doesn't love, convinces him to go on a "run" and sleep with as many ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, captivating, sexy, realistic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: comedy of errors, romance, dishonesty, womanizer, couple relations, redemption, rebelliousness, addiction, sexual relations, one-night stand, one night stand, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: united states, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
The Art of Being Straight (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 67 min.
Story: A sexy, comedic drama about two college friends questioning their careers and sexuality in east Los Angeles.
Style: humorous, sentimental, semi serious, realistic, sexy ...
Audience: date night
Plot: sexual orientation, bisexuality, sexuality, unlikely couple, love affair, self discovery, looking for love, couple relations, couples, lifestyle, buddies, love and romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa, southern california, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Eating Out: All You Can Eat (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Tiffani and her friend Casey try to lure the gorgeous Zack with a phony online profile using the image of Tiffani's buff ex, Ryan... which works fine until the real Ryan shows up. Only through some fancy footwork, advice from his Aunt Helen and ...
Style: feel good, humorous, sexy, not serious, realistic ...
Plot: gay, gay teenager, profanity, gays and lesbians, twentysomething life, looking for sex, wooing, lifestyle, romance, gender, best friends, love and romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 5.9
 29K
Ken Park (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, Netherlands, France
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Ken Park focuses on several teenagers and their tormented home lives. Shawn seems to be the most conventional. Tate is brimming with psychotic rage; Claude is habitually harassed by his brutish father and coddled, rather uncomfortably, by his ...
Style: rough, sexual, disturbing, serious, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: strong sexual content, underage sex, teenage sex, sexual relations, erection, nudity (full frontal - brief), incest, family relations, masturbation, coming of age, youth, infidelity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, usa, australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 5.7
 92
Finding Me (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Faybien Allan has it all going on; he's young, stylish, and knows the importance of being seen with hip friends at NYC's trendiest spots. But beneath the sparkle of his nightlife and his stunning good-looks, is a man buckling under his ...
Style: humorous, contemplative, captivating, psychological, sexy ...
Plot: self discovery, romance, looking for love, gender, hopes, couples, gay, african american, friendship, road trip, gender bending, road not taken ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Two Girls and a Guy (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Two women confront their boyfriend, a two-timing actor who professed eternal love to each.
Style: talky, humorous, semi serious, realistic, melancholic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: infidelity, love triangle, love, actor, betrayal, womanizer, love and romance, couple relations, couples, dishonesty, revenge, manipulation ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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