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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, humorous, sexual, sexy, realistic, queer cinema
Plot: transsexual, gender bending, sexual abuse, friendship, romance, love and romance, fall in love, couples, society, lifestyle, gender, gays and lesbians, introspection, secret, self loathing, female director, drug abuse, friends, transvestism, suburbs, suburban life, overdose, unfulfillment, unsupportive spouse, thirtysomething life ...
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 sexual films with plots about couples, love and romance, lifestyle, friends, friendship, romance and gender mostly in Comedy, Drama and Romance genres. Some movies like A Soap: Just Like a Woman (1992), Different for Girls (1996), My Name Is Juani (2006), 20 Centimeters (2005), 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: touching, humorous, sexual, offbeat, realistic ...
Plot: transvestism, transvestite, transsexual, farce, fall in love, gender bending, friends, couples, love affair, gender, mysterious character, romance ...
Time: 90s
Place: england, europe, london
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Different for Girls (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, France
Duration: 97 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, clever, humorous, sentimental ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, teens
Plot: transsexual, nudity (full frontal - brief), coming out, gender bending, gay, romance, friendship, bittersweet, couple relations, hopes, profanity, sexual content ...
Time: 90s
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My Name Is Juani (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A pair of women leave their small town and dud boyfriends behind for fun in Madrid.
Style: touching, humorous, semi serious, realistic, sexy ...
Plot: hopes, follow your dream, lifestyle, city life, friendship, on the road, society, love and romance, friends, couples, tough heroes, youth ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: spain, madrid
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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: feel good, humorous, realistic, semi serious, sexy ...
Plot: transsexual, male prostitute, prostitute, transsexuality, dream, gender bending, lifestyle, transvestism, love and romance, gender, fall in love, friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: spain, europe, madrid
⇓ similarity ⇓
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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: sexy, realistic, semi serious, humorous, sexual ...
Audience: date night
Plot: fall in love, unfulfilled love, sexual relations, couples, lifestyle, romance, gay erotica, gays and lesbians, singleness, unrequited love, gay lead character, infidelity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: iowa, usa, mojave desert, los angeles, california
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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
Plot: lesbian, family relations, couple relations, friendship, looking for love, gender bending, youth, lifestyle, romance, unfulfillment, artists and showbiz, gays and lesbians ...
Time: contemporary
Place: spain, europe, czechoslovakia
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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: humorous, touching, semi serious, realistic, sexy ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: hollywood, prostitute, transsexual, gender, lifestyle, romance, transvestism, love and romance, actor's life, artists and showbiz, gender bending, fall in love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, france, california, paris france
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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, love and romance, transsexual, best friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
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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 ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, sexy, witty ...
Audience: date night
Plot: friends, couple relations, parents and children, love and romance, misfit, gays and lesbians, lifestyle, friendship, fish out of water, gender, couples, family relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: indonesia, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Fourplay (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: A feature anthology of short tales of sexual intimacy set in four American cities.
Style: realistic, sexy, humorous, semi serious, sexual
Plot: couple relations, love and romance, romance, gays and lesbians, lifestyle, sexual relations, gender, strong sexual content, couples, lesbian, shopping mall, closeted homosexual ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: illinois, texas, florida, san francisco, usa ...
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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: couples, best friends, lifestyle, love and romance, romance, singleness, down on your luck, friends, gender, actor's life, gays and lesbians, artists and showbiz ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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39%
Agnes and His Brothers (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 115 min.
Story: No overview found.
Style: humorous, sincere, psychological, witty, touching ...
Plot: transsexual, gender bending, family relations, looking for love, siblings relations, family problems, couple relations, family, dishonesty, romance, human nature, relationships ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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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
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37%
Long-Term Relationship (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
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Time: contemporary
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Old, New, Borrowed and Blue (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Denmark
Duration: 90 min.
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The Lather Effect (2006)
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37%
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⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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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
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⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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Time: contemporary
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36%
Producing Adults (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Finland, Sweden
Duration: 102 min.
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Hello Lonesome (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
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Duration: 93 min.
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36%
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Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
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Duration: 110 min.
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Style: semi serious, touching, humorous, witty, sexy ...
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Country: USA
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Style: touching, humorous, realistic, semi serious, non-linear
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Genre: Comedy
Country: Sweden
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Allt om min buske är en sexkomedi i trädgårdsmiljö om oväntade kärleksförbindelser och avgrundsdjup svartsjuka. Det vackra och välbärgade paret Nils och Karin flyttar in med sin dotter Barbro i det exklusiva villaområdet. I huset intill ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, sexy, sexual
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Fish Without a Bicycle (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
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Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
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Stockholm Boogie (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
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29th and Gay (2005)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
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Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, sexy, light ...
Plot: love and romance, romance, lifestyle, friends, couples, twentysomething life, friendship, singleness, gender, actor's life, best friends, artists and showbiz ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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