Movies like Shortbus

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Shortbus (2006)
 6.4
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Shortbus (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
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, explicit sex, erection, group sex, gay, gays and lesbians, sexual relations, self discovery, sex, looking for love, homosexual, sexuality, swinger, introspection, lesbian, sexual exploration, nudity (full frontal - brief), suicide attempt, s&m, male nudity, orgasm, gay sex, lgbt, couple relations, love and romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa, brooklyn new york city

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, love and romance, nudity (full frontal - brief), male nudity, sex, romance and gender mostly in Drama, Romance and Comedy genres. Some movies like Shortbus: 9 Songs (2004), Amorous (2014), Vicky Cristina Barcelona (2008), Nymphomaniac: Vol. I (2013), The Idiots (1998). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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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, stylized, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: strong sexual content, erection, explicit sex, sex, consensual sex, sexual fantasy, sexual relations, love affair, lust, couples, passionate sex, unsimulated sex ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: antarctica, london, england, europe
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100%
 4.5
 963
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: sexy, serious, realistic, atmospheric, sexual ...
Plot: swinger, group sex, swingers, voyeur, orgy, sexuality, love and romance, love triangle, sexual relations, romance, utopia, group of friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, sexual, philosophical, captivating, romantic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: love triangle, polyamory, bohemian life, fall in love, seduction, self fulfillment, sexual exploration, artist, sexuality, love affair, romance, love and romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: barcelona, spain, europe, barcelona spain, catalonia ...
⇓ 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, sex, sexuality, strong sexual content, sex addict, explicit sex, nudity (full frontal - brief), erection, deviant sex, sexual perversion, sexual exploration ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 90s, 80s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 6.8
 30K
The Idiots (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Denmark, France, Netherlands, Germany, Sweden, 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, realistic ...
Plot: sex orgy, explicit sex, male nudity, mentally challenged, strong sexual content, orgy, sexual relations, prank, lifestyle, commune, sex scene, group sex ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: denmark
⇓ 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, transvestism, couples, sex aid, sexual relations, couple relations, strong sexual content, nudity (full frontal - brief), sex orgy, orgy, drugs/alcohol ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 5.5
 6K
Q (2011)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 103 min.
Story: In a social context deteriorated by a countrywide economic crisis, the life of several people will be turned upside down after they meet Cecile, a character who symbolizes desire.
Style: sexy, sexual, serious, erotic, realistic ...
Plot: explicit sex, erotica, lesbian sex, sexual fantasy, looking for sex, vulva, nymphomaniac, sexual promiscuity, desire, erection, female orgasm, pubic hair ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 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, romantic, sentimental, disturbing, humorous ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: gay, coming out, first gay sexual experience, homosexuality, self discovery, fall in love, opposites attract, homosexual, one night stand, gays and lesbians, strong sexual content, depression ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, idaho, usa, new york, salt lake city utah ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
17%
Movie in collections
 5.3
 10K
Romance (1999)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Although deeply in love with her boyfriend - and indeed sleeping in the same bed with him - a schoolteacher cannot handle the almost complete lack of intimacy he will allow. Increasingly frustrated, she gradually finds her sexual appetites leading ...
Style: erotic, surprise ending, sexual, sexy, serious ...
Plot: degradation, nymphomania, infidelity, sex, cuckold, erection, bondage, rape, explicit sex, female full frontal nudity, sexual relations, strong sexual content ...
Time: 90s
Place: europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
In the Realm of the Senses (1976)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Japan, France
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Based on a true story set in pre-war Japan, a man and one of his servants begin a torrid affair. Their desire becomes a sexual obsession so strong that to intensify their ardor, they forsake all, even life itself.
Style: sexual, pre war, erotic, sexy, controversial ...
Plot: explicit sex, sexual relations, geisha, obsession, tragic love, passion, lust, dangerous attraction, strong sexual content, male nudity, bdsm, jealousy ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, 30s, year 1936, pre world war two
Place: japan, asia, tokyo, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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: gay teenager, homosexuality, coming of age, lgbt teen, gay, gays and lesbians, high school, first gay sexual experience, lgbt, coming out, gay sex, teenage love ...
Time: 80s, year 1984
Place: ohio, usa, midwest, new jersey, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 7.1
 35K
Sex and Lucia (2001)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Spain, France
Duration: 128 min.
Story: Various lives converge on an isolated island, all connected by an author whose novel has become inextricably entwined with his own life.
Style: erotic, sexy, sexual, serious, captivating ...
Audience: date night
Plot: sexual relations, porn, strong sexual content, explicit sex, lust, waitress, lesbian, island, hopes, erection, couple relations, lifestyle ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: spain, madrid, malta
⇓ 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, not serious, realistic, sex comedy ...
Plot: gay, gay teenager, lifestyle, looking for love, disorder, couples, best friends, love and romance, romance, mistaken identity, wooing, computers and web ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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, realistic, semi serious, sexy, sexual ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: party, nudity (full frontal - brief), lifestyle, drug abuse, sexual relations, nightlife, gender, love and romance, artists and showbiz, gays and lesbians, strong sexual content, couples ...
Time: 60s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 6.2
 19K
YPF (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Canada
Duration: 87 min.
Story: On a Tuesday night, five couples have separate sexual adventures. Matt and Kris, friends for years, want to have an only-once, no-strings good time. Abby and Andrew, married, celebrate his birthday, but it's marred by angst and ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, light, entertaining, stylized ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, teens
Plot: sexuality, roommate, casual sex, fully clothed sex, romance, sex, sexual relations, couple relations, looking for sex, lifestyle, sex aid, opposites attract ...
Time: contemporary
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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, love and romance, buddies ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa, southern california, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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, friendship, lesbian romance, romance, bisexual, 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 ⇓
30%
 5.6
 3K
The Fluffer (2001)
Genre: Drama, Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Johnny Rebel is a charismatic heterosexual man who makes his living acting in gay porn. His live in girlfriend Babylon is a stripper so she understands the reality of working in the sex industry. Sean McGinnis doesnt. He is a 22-year-old kid who ...
Style: semi serious, melancholic, intense, satirical, sexy ...
Plot: gay, porn industry, porn star, obsession, unfulfilled love, sex, gender, actor's life, filmmaking, artists and showbiz, unrequited love, boyfriend girlfriend relationship ...
Time: contemporary
Place: california, los angeles, usa, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Movie in collections
 5.3
 797
200 American (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Conrad is a gay man living in NYC. He's also CEO of an ad agency and by nature a control freak. Although Conrad is still in love with Martin (his ex), he hires a young Aussie hustler named Tyler, first for a night and then to work for his ...
Style: sexy, semi serious, realistic, humorous, sexual ...
Plot: gay, opposites attract, unlikely couple, lifestyle, fall in love, looking for love, manipulations, prostitute, love and romance, downfall, boss and employee, manipulation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, australia, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
A Four Letter Word (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Six people in New York are adrift. Zeke and Luke work in a sex shop: Zeke takes gay liberation seriously, Luke likes to sparkle and takes nothing seriously. He's offended when Stephen calls him a gay cliché, then, surprisingly, they find each ...
Style: sexy, semi serious, humorous, queer cinema, captivating ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: gay sex, gay teenager, gay, sex toy, sexual obsession, coming out, sexual relations, obsessive compulsive disorder, prostitute, gays and lesbians, love affair, gender bending ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 5.8
 6K
Eating Out (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: After getting dumped by his girlfriend Tiffani (Rebekah Kochan), Caleb (Scott Lunsford) commiserates with his roommate Kyle (Jim Verraros), who notes that while he has trouble getting the men he wants he could get any woman because he's gay.
Style: humorous, witty, feel good, not serious, sexy ...
Audience: date night
Plot: gay, love triangle, mistaken identity, phone sex, fall in love, teenage love, looking for love, best friends, couples, gays and lesbians, opposites attract, lifestyle ...
Time: contemporary
Place: tucson arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 5.0
 850
Slutty Summer (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Hunky writer Markus returns home to find his boyfriend of four years naked with another man. Newly single, he begins waiting tables at a swinging Chelsea hotspot where the indelible supporting cast of co-workers offers conflicting directions on the ...
Style: witty, semi serious, humorous, sentimental, sexual ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: gay teenager, infidelity, friendship, lifestyle, love triangle, opposites attract, youth, unlikely couple, womanizer, romance, looking for love, self discovery ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new york, usa, virginia
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 5.7
 93
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: romance, self discovery, 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 ⇓
29%
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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, sexy, realistic, not serious, sex comedy ...
Plot: gay, resort, gays and lesbians, gay relationship, couples, friends, sexual relations, looking for love, strong sexual content, pretense, nudity (full frontal - brief), gender ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, palm springs california
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
The Oh in Ohio (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Priscilla and Jack appear to be the perfect couple, but they have a secret: She is sexually frustrated. They separate in the hope of resolving the situation. While Jack moves into a bachelor pad and begins an affair with a student, Priscilla ...
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, witty, talky ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick, teens
Plot: orgasm, adultery, infidelity, sexual dysfunction, love triangle, depression, high school, sex, romance, dishonesty, sexual relations, couple relations ...
Time: contemporary
Place: ohio, usa, cleveland ohio
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 6.3
 13K
Threesome (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Eddy and Stuart share two-thirds of a dormitory suite. Due to bureaucratic error, a woman named Alex is added to their room. At first, relations among the three are tense. Soon, however, Alex falls for Eddy, and Stuart lusts after Alex.
Style: humorous, touching, sentimental, feel good, realistic ...
Audience: date night, teens, girls' night
Plot: polyamory, odd couple, friendship, college, gay, love triangle, mistaken identity, self discovery, water gun, pillow fight, bisexuality, gays and lesbians ...
Time: 90s, 80s
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Eating Out 2: Sloppy Seconds (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 79 min.
Story: After Marc dumps him, Kyle unites with Gwen and Tiffani to land sexually confused art model Troy by pretending to be straight. However, Marc wants Troy, too, and members from a notorious "ex-gay" group are slipping for the both of them.
Style: clever, humorous, feel good, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: gay, coming out, couple relations, couples, disorder, partners, gender, romance, love and romance, orgasm, bisexuality, gays and lesbians ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 6.0
 751
Antarctica (2008)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Israel
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Set in Tel Aviv, focuses on an interconnected group of friends and their various relationships. At the center is the adorably bookish Omer, about to turn 30, who still hasn't found himself, and his free-spirited best friend Miki, who both end ...
Style: touching, sentimental, sexy, serious, realistic ...
Plot: gay, family relations, introspection, hopes, love and romance, romance, lifestyle, couple relations, fall in love, gender, gays and lesbians, profanity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: israel, middle east, tel aviv israel
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Blue Is the Warmest Color (2013)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, Belgium, Spain
Duration: 180 min.
Story: Adèle's life is changed when she meets Emma, a young woman with blue hair, who will allow her to discover desire, to assert herself as a woman and as an adult. In front of others, Adele grows, seeks herself, loses herself, finds herself.
Style: sexual, atmospheric, touching, heartbreaking, realistic ...
Plot: lesbian, strong sexual content, lesbian relationship, explicit sex, lesbian love, lovers, lgbt, coming of age, sexuality, youth, teenage sexuality, couples ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: france, europe, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
The Last Straight Man (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Lewis is a closeted gay man throwing a bachelor party for his straight best friend and secret crush, Cooper. After a night of drunken sex together, the two men decide to meet in the same hotel suite on the same night each year to hook up and catch ...
Style: touching, semi serious, humorous, realistic, lgbt cinema ...
Plot: friendship, lovers reunited, gay romance, closeted homosexual, gay, coming out, infidelity, double life, friendship between men, gay relationship, love affair, self discovery ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%