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A Soap (2006)
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A Soap (2006)
Original name: En soap
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Denmark, Sweden
Duration: 104 min.
Story: 32-year-old Charlotte could have it all, but she doesn´t want any of it. When she moves away from her boyfriend, she happens to become the upstairs neighbour of the transsexual Veronica. Veronica prefers to keep to herself with her little dog and a romantic soap show on TV, while Charlotte gets through the nights with one-night stands. An assault, a new bed and some white curtains bring the two of them together and they end up as the main characters of their own turbulent love story.
Style: semi serious, rough, enigmatic, captivating, suspenseful, sexy, humorous, realistic, sexual, queer cinema
Plot: transsexual, gender bending, sexual abuse, friendship, romance, love and romance, fall in love, couples, gays and lesbians, society, lifestyle, gender, introspection, secret, self loathing, friends, suburbs, suburban life, overdose, transvestism, drug abuse, unfulfillment, unsupportive spouse, thirtysomething life, dog ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out semi serious, realistic, humorous and sexy films with plots about love and romance, couples, friends, friendship, gender, romance and lifestyle mostly in Comedy, Drama and Romance genres. Some movies like A Soap: Just Like a Woman (1992), 20 Centimeters (2005), Different for Girls (1996), My Name Is Juani (2006), Luster (2002). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Just Like a Woman (1992)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Gerald is a smart, young, high-flying American banker. Everything is great until his wife finds another woman's underwear in their bedroom and subsequently throws him out. He finds lodgings with Monica, a recently divorced 50-year old ...
Style: sexy, semi serious, realistic, touching, humorous ...
Plot: transvestism, transvestite, transsexual, friends, couples, farce, love affair, fall in love, gender bending, mysterious character, love and romance, gender ...
Time: 90s
Place: london, england, europe
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20 Centimeters (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Musical
Country: Spain, France
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Colloquially-told story of a few days in the life of Marieta, who's saving money for the last operation in her change from man to woman. She works as a prostitute in Madrid and longs for a legitimate job. Whenever she builds up her savings, her ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, feel good, humorous, sexual ...
Plot: transsexual, male prostitute, transsexuality, prostitute, dream, gender bending, lifestyle, transvestism, friends, gender, love and romance, sexual relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: spain, europe, madrid
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Different for Girls (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, France
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Karl Foyle and Paul Prentice were best mates at school in the Seventies. But when they meet again in present-day London things are definitely not the same. Karl is now Kim, a transsexual, and she has no desire to stir up the past while she's ...
Style: touching, sexy, semi serious, realistic, clever ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, teens
Plot: transsexual, nudity (full frontal - brief), coming out, gender bending, gay, romance, friendship, bittersweet, friends, couples, sexual content, couple relations ...
Time: 90s
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My Name Is Juani (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 91 min.
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Plot: lifestyle, hopes, follow your dream, city life, friendship, on the road, couples, friends, tough heroes, youth, love and romance, society ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: spain, madrid
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Luster (2002)
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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: sexy, semi serious, realistic, humorous, sexual ...
Audience: date night
Plot: gay erotica, fall in love, lifestyle, romance, couples, sexual relations, unfulfilled love, gays and lesbians, singleness, gay, infidelity, unrequited love ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: iowa, usa, los angeles, mojave desert, california
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Hollywood, je t'aime (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Recently broken up and barely enduring a dreary winter, gay Parisian Jérôme Beaunez impulsively books a solo Christmas vacation to Los Angeles. While there he meets some colorful locals and pursues a dormant desire to become a movie star - but ...
Style: sexy, semi serious, realistic, touching, humorous ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: hollywood, transsexual, prostitute, gender, romance, lifestyle, transvestism, love and romance, actor's life, artists and showbiz, friends, couples ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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Confessions of a Womanizer (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Ritchie is the epitome of everything wrong with modern man: a pompous, foul-mouthed idiot, driven only to get the latest girl of the week Something changes after his first real relationship that includes Ritchie's two favorite things: frequent ...
Style: humorous, light, entertaining, captivating, semi serious ...
Plot: womanizer, friendship, couples, prostitute, sexual relations, fall in love, romance, disorder, society, sexual content, love and romance, looking for sex ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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Agnes and His Brothers (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 115 min.
Story: No overview found.
Style: psychological, touching, humorous, witty, sincere ...
Plot: transsexual, gender bending, family relations, siblings relations, looking for love, family problems, family, romance, dishonesty, couple relations, human nature, relationships ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, germany
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My Mother Likes Women (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 96 min.
Story: "Sofia introduces her three adult daughters to her new lover who is their age and happens to be a woman. The women, in particular Elvira find it extremely difficult to accept their mothers sudden apparent sexual reversal. The news pushes the ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, witty, feel good, humorous ...
Audience: date night
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Time: contemporary
Place: spain, europe, czechoslovakia
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The Gathering (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Indonesia
Duration: 129 min.
Story: A successful architect, Sakti (Tora Sudiro), is uncertain about his sexuality, but when he meets magnetic and gay Nino (Surya Saputra), he realizes he prefers men. When Meimei (Cut Mini Theo), one of Sakti's closest female friends, reveals ...
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Fourplay (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
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Duration: 80 min.
Story: A feature anthology of short tales of sexual intimacy set in four American cities.
Style: realistic, sexy, semi serious, humorous, sexual
Plot: romance, gays and lesbians, lifestyle, love and romance, couple relations, couples, gender, strong sexual content, sexual relations, lesbian, shopping mall, latin ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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Seven Days of Grace (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Four women - a blonde, a hippie, a lesbian and a barmaid - are looking for love, money and success. When one inherits an Italian restaurant from her father, they see this as a chance to fulfil their dreams. Then the restaurant is in danger of ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous, feel good, light ...
Plot: love and romance, best friends, lifestyle, romance, couples, singleness, down on your luck, gender, artists and showbiz, actor's life, gays and lesbians, friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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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, captivating, psychological, semi serious, realistic ...
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
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Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
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All About My Bush (2007)
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Country: Sweden
Duration: 97 min.
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Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Sweden
Duration: 82 min.
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