Movies like The Truth About Jane

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The Truth About Jane (2000)
 6.8
 2K
The Truth About Jane (2000)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Jane, a high school teenager, tries to deal with the discovery that she is a lesbian after developing an intense friendship with another girl who makes her discover her true sexuality, which is only the start of Jane's troubles when Jane's unaccepting mother, Janice, struggles with her surprising revelation of brought forth by her only daughter.
Style: sentimental, touching, sincere, serious, disturbing, emotional, realistic, talky
Audience: girls' night
Plot: coming out, school, lesbian, friendship, parents and children, fall in love, high school life, high school, lesbian couple, teenage love, best friends, youth, love and romance, teenage life, society, couples, gays and lesbians, family relations, teachers and students, teenager, coming of age, teen angst, single parent, mother daughter relationship, friends ...
Time: 90s, year 1993, year 1989
Place: kindergarten

Most similar movies to The Truth About Jane

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, touching, sentimental and serious films with plots about love and romance, youth, gays and lesbians, couples, gender, coming out and teenage life mostly in Drama, Romance and Comedy genres. Some movies like The Truth About Jane: Loving Annabelle (2006), A Girl Thing (2001), The Twilight of the Golds (1996), Blue Citrus Hearts (2003), My So-Called Life (1994). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Loving Annabelle (2006)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 76 min.
Story: Annabelle is the wise-beyond-her-years newcomer to an exclusive Catholic girls school. Having been expelled from her first two schools she's bound to stir some trouble. Sparks fly though when sexual chemistry appears between her and the Head of ...
Style: touching, semi serious, realistic, emotional, erotic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: lesbian, coming out, forbidden love, teachers and students, lgbt, love affair, boarding school life, couples, college life, school, gays and lesbians, love and romance ...
Time: contemporary
Place: australia, melbourne
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 6.4
 688
A Girl Thing (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 237 min.
Story: A Girl Thing is a mini-series that revolves around a New York city street, a coffee house and a shrinks office. Dr. Beth Noonan is the therapist to one star per hour. Hour one deals with a woman not capable of having a relationship. Hour Two is ...
Style: sincere, clever, semi serious, emotional, serious ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: infidelity, gender, introspection, mentally unstable, estrangement, family problems, dishonesty, strong sexual content, siblings relations, family relations, power relations, love and romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Twilight of the Golds (1996)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: When Suzanne Stein has a genetic analysis done on her unborn child, she discovers that although she has a healthy baby, the child will most likely be born gay, like her brother, David. She must decide whether to keep the child, or to have an ...
Style: touching, sentimental, realistic, talky, thought provoking ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: pregnancy, baby, genetics, abortion, acceptance, gay, coming out, gender, society, love and romance, unfulfillment, eccentric family ...
Time: 90s
Place: medical school
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Blue Citrus Hearts (2003)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A first love could quite possibly be the last for Sam, a Memphis teenager coming to terms with the romantic feelings he harbors for his best friend, Julian. Will the love he feels for this boy guide him through his struggles with his abusive father, ...
Style: serious, atmospheric, sincere, realistic, sentimental ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: high school, coming of age, coming out, innocence lost, best friends, life is a bitch, teachers and students, gays and lesbians, friends, romance, love and romance, power relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: memphis, tennessee
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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The Incredibly True Adventure of Two Girls in Love (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: An adventurous love story between two young women of different social and economic backgrounds who find themselves going through all the typical struggles of a new romance.
Style: touching, sentimental, sincere, humorous, semi serious ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, teens
Plot: coming out, teenage love, lesbian relationship, high school, lesbian, young lovers, teenage life, romance, forbidden love, gender, social differences, lifestyle ...
Time: 90s, 80s
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
My So-Called Life (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: The life of a 15 year-old high school student, whose angst-ridden journey through adolescence, friendship, parents, and life teaches her what it means to grow up.
Style: talky, gloomy, sentimental, clever, sincere ...
Audience: girls' night, teens, teen drama
Plot: first love, teenage girl, coming of age, high school, homosexual, adolescence, teenager, high school hunk, teenage daughter, friends, parents and children, social misfits ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: pennsylvania, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Angus, Thongs and Perfect Snogging (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Germany, UK
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Georgia Nicolson is fourteen, lives with nosey parents who don't understand her, an annoying three year old sister and has to wear a beret to school. She would, however, rather be blonde, have a smaller nose and a boyfriend. Revolving around ...
Style: touching, humorous, semi serious, realistic, feel good ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: teenage love, high school life, school, best friends, coming of age, couples, teenage life, parents and children, wooing, love and romance, high school, friends ...
Time: contemporary, 80s
Place: england, europe, new zealand, london, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 6.2
 5K
Elena Undone (2010)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: The wife of a pastor who preaches against homosexuality embarks on an affair with a female writer.
Style: touching, sexual, serious, realistic, captivating
Plot: coming out, lesbian, fall in love, gays and lesbians, infidelity, family problems, unfulfillment, best friends, lifestyle, dishonesty, friendship, friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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A Walk to Remember (2002)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: When the popular, restless Landon Carter is forced to participate in the school drama production he falls in love with Jamie Sullivan, the daughter of the town's minister. Jamie has a "to-do" list for her life and also a very big ...
Style: sentimental, touching, romantic, sincere, dramatic ...
Audience: teens, date night, teen drama, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: teenage love, opposites attract, love and romance, true love, first love, high school life, teenage life, coming of age, romance, terminal illness, fall in love, youth ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: north carolina
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 7.6
 47K
Show Me Love (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Sweden, Denmark
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Åmål is a small insignificant town where nothing ever happens, where the latest trends are out of date when they get there. Young Elin has a bit of a bad reputation when it comes to guys, but the fact is that she has never done *it*. Another girl ...
Style: touching, humorous, sentimental, captivating, sexual ...
Audience: girls' night, teens
Plot: lesbian, coming out, teenage love, small town, fall in love, love and romance, first love, gays and lesbians, self discovery, couple relations, sexuality, forbidden love ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: sweden, europe, stockholm sweden, scandinavia
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Blue Gate Crossing (2002)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Taiwan, France
Duration: 85 min.
Story: An is-she-or-isn't-she gay comedy focused on a Taiwanese teen, the boy she might like, and the girl she may love.
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, feel good, touching ...
Plot: love triangle, high school, lesbian, coming of age, friendship, teenage life, couples, youth, gays and lesbians, couple relations, friends, romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: taiwan
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
You'll Get Over It (2002)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Sport
Country: France
Duration: 86 min.
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, sincere, semi serious, sexual, humorous ...
Audience: teens
Plot: coming out, high school, teenage love, friendship, love and romance, youth, teenage life, lifestyle, high school life, sexual relations, gays and lesbians, coming of age ...
Time: contemporary
Place: france, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 6.3
 440
Fit (2010)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Takes a look at gay and straight love among the new millennials. Everything from secret crushes to homophobic attitudes are revealed by the rambunctious students taking Drama and Dance from Loris. None of the teens are what they seem at first ...
Style: touching, realistic, emotional, sincere, serious ...
Plot: coming out, youth, teenage love, teenage life, teachers and students, dedicated educator, power relations, gays and lesbians, coming of age, high school, gender, gay slur ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 6.9
 1K
Lianna (1983)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A happily married woman comes to realize herself of being a repressed lesbian after she has an affair with a female college professor, and then tries to come to terms with her newfound lifestyle.
Style: serious, sexual, touching, realistic, sincere
Plot: coming out, sexual relations, friendship, lesbian relationship, gays and lesbians, love and romance, crumbling marriage, unfulfillment, family relations, parents and children, friends, couple relations ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Whole New Thing (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Socially isolated by his parents (Rebecca Jenkins, Robert Joy), an androgynous teen (Aaron Webber) enrolls in high school and develops a crush on his male teacher (Daniel MacIvor).
Style: touching, sentimental, humorous, disturbing, captivating ...
Plot: coming out, gays and lesbians, teachers and students, school, coming of age, love and romance, gender, teenage life, fall in love, parents and children, social misfits, sexual relations ...
Time: contemporary
Place: canada, nova scotia
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
But I'm a Cheerleader (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Megan is an all-American girl. A cheerleader. She has a boyfriend. But Megan doesn't like kissing her boyfriend very much. And she's pretty touchy with her cheerleader friends. Her conservative parents worry that she must be a lesbian and ...
Style: clever, touching, semi serious, humorous, realistic ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: coming out, lesbian, cheerleader, cheerleading, friendship, gays and lesbians, gay, closeted homosexual, graduation, love and romance, friends, camp ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 6.7
 450
Jack (2004)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Jack, in full puberty, not only has to deal with his parents' divorce, but also feels his world is falling apart when his dad tells him he is living with a man. He slowly comes to terms with his own feelings when the girl he has a crush on turn ...
Style: sentimental, touching, semi serious, clever, emotional ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: coming of age, teenage love, youth, self discovery, single parent, coming out, teenage life, family life, eccentric family, family problems, couples, lifestyle ...
Time: contemporary, year 1982
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Claire of the Moon (1992)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Claire of the Moon is set in the 1990s in the Pacific Northwest. Claire Jabrowski, a famous heterosexual author, decides to attend a retreat for all-female writers. Claire's rommate at the retreat is Dr. Noel Benedict, author of a book called ...
Style: sexual, sexy, serious, realistic, talky
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: coming out, lesbian, gays and lesbians, lesbian relationship, writer's life, couple relations, unfulfillment, friends, romance, love and romance, looking for love, artists and showbiz ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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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, touching, humorous, semi serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: coming of age, gay, high school, friendship, coming out, summer, amusement park, gays and lesbians, homosexuality, small town, lifestyle, gender ...
Time: 80s, year 1984
Place: ohio, usa, midwest, new jersey, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 4.4
 51K
LOL (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: In a world connected by YouTube, iTunes, and Facebook, Lola and her friends navigate the peer pressures of high school romance and friendship while dodging their sometimes overbearing and confused parents. When Lola's mom, Anne, ...
Style: feel good, light, humorous, romantic, realistic ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: love and romance, teenage love, teenage life, best friends, high school life, youth, friends, coming of age, friendship, high school, happy ending, kiss ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 6.7
 424
Boys Life 2 (1997)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 74 min.
Story: Compilation of four short films about homoerotic situations involving young men. In "Trevor", by Peggy Rajski, a teenager faces homophobia and falls in love for the first time. Tom DeCerchio directed "Nunzio's Second ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, touching, melancholic ...
Plot: coming out, gay, youth, coming of age, gays and lesbians, sexual relations, social misfits, haunted by the past, high school, gender, high school life, best friends ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, iowa, canada, new jersey, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
An Angel Named Billy (2007)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Mark Anderson, a recent stroke victim who is frail and weak. Also, his best friend Thomas, a classic over the hill drag queen desperate for love and happiness. Mark and Thomas have a master plan, to find Mark's son, James Anderson the love of ...
Style: emotional, serious, feel good, touching, sentimental ...
Plot: coming out, best friends, forbidden love, gays and lesbians, true love, gender, couples, small town life, looking for love, fall in love, parents and children, friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
South of Nowhere (2005)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Story: South of Nowhere is an American teen drama television series created by Thomas W. Lynch. Aimed primarily at teenagers, it first aired on November 4, 2005 and was one of six original series on The N. The second half of the third and final season ...
Style: captivating, realistic, sincere, serious, humorous
Audience: teens, teen drama
Plot: coming out, lesbian, sexuality, reconciliation, homosexual, high school, lesbian relationship, gays and lesbians, teenage life, couple relations, family relations, love and romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: usa, los angeles, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Movie in collections
 5.5
 1K
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, sincere, psychological, touching, sexual ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: coming out, coming of age, friendship, beach, church, gay, gay relationship, christianity, gays and lesbians, gender, introspection, lifestyle ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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, emotional, touching, disturbing ...
Audience: teens
Plot: coming out, gays and lesbians, homosexuality, couples, gay, love and romance, fall in love, lifestyle, secret love, parents and children, youth, gender ...
Time: 90s
Place: france, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 7.6
 12K
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: realistic, touching, sentimental, semi serious, humorous ...
Audience: teens
Plot: gay, coming out, coming of age, friendship, gays and lesbians, romance, high school, gender, high school life, lifestyle, sexual exploration, couple relations ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: england, europe, britain, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 5.5
 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: sentimental, touching, sexual, realistic, serious ...
Plot: coming of age, coming out, gay, lifestyle, gender, life is a bitch, couple relations, love and romance, romance, misfit, innocence lost, society ...
Time: contemporary
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
You Are Not Alone (1978)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Denmark
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Young teenager Bo (Anders Agensø) is too sensitive for the hothouse atmosphere of a boarding school run by a cold, unfeeling would-be man of the cloth (an uncharacteristically grim Ove Sprogøe). Lonely and scared, he finds a soul mate in the ...
Style: touching, sentimental, sexual, realistic, serious
Plot: gays and lesbians, friendship, youth, coming of age, young lovers, teenage life, love and romance, school, family relations, parents and children, boarding school life, friends ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: europe, denmark
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 7.8
 19K
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 ...
Style: touching, sincere, romantic, sweet, emotional ...
Plot: coming out, gay relationship, gay, gays and lesbians, young lovers, surfing, teenage life, grownups, best friends, homosexual, dysfunctional family, society ...
Time: contemporary
Place: california, southern california, san francisco, canada, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 7.5
 34K
Keith (2008)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Natalie (Elisabeth Harnois) is high school royalty, but her queen bee status falls apart when she falls for the new guy at school. Although Keith (Jesse McCartney) ignores her at first, they soon become friends -- even though Natalie suspects that ...
Style: psychological, serious, realistic, bad ending, sentimental ...
Audience: teens, chick flick
Plot: teenage love, teenage life, opposites attract, high school, adolescence, first love, youth, love and romance, love affair, fall in love, romance, high school life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%