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The Truth About Jane (2000)
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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: sincere, sentimental, touching, serious, disturbing, emotional, realistic, talky
Audience: girls' night
Plot: lesbian, coming out, school, lesbian couple, fall in love, high school life, gay teacher, teenage love, youth, lesbian sex, friendship, parents and children, gays and lesbians, high school, love and romance, best friends, loss of virginity, couples, teenage life, society, single parent, teachers and students, family relations, lesbian teen, teenager ...
Time: 90s, year 1993, year 1989

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, touching, serious and sincere films with plots about love and romance, gays and lesbians, gender, youth, couples, teenage life and friends mostly in Drama, Romance and Comedy genres. Some movies like The Truth About Jane: Lost and Delirious (2001), South of Nowhere (2005), Loving Annabelle (2006), The Nature of Nicholas (2002), Desert Hearts (1985). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Lost and Delirious (2001)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Canada
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Lost and Delirious is the story of three adolescent girls' first love, their discovery of sexual passion, and their search for identities. Set in a posh, private boarding school surrounded by luxuriant, green forest, Lost and Delirious moves ...
Style: touching, sincere, psychological, depressing, romantic ...
Audience: girls' night, teens
Plot: lesbian, lesbian romance, lesbian lover, lesbian teen, lesbian love, friendship, lesbian relationship, boarding school life, roommate, teenage love, teenage life, youth ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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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: sincere, touching, sentimental, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, teens
Plot: lesbian relationship, lesbian, lesbian love, coming out, teenage love, love and romance, lgbt, family relations, self discovery, lesbianism, lesbian sex, lesbian teen ...
Time: 90s, 80s
Place: new jersey
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South of Nowhere (2005)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
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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: realistic, sincere, serious, humorous, captivating
Audience: teens, teen drama
Plot: lesbian, lesbian relationship, teenage life, lesbian sex, teenage love, struggle, coming out, youth, reconciliation, starting over, homosexual, family relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: los angeles, usa, california
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Loving Annabelle (2006)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 77 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, emotional, erotic, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: lesbian, lesbian romance, older woman younger woman relationship, lgbt, forbidden love, teachers and students, teacher student relationship, school, lesbian sex, love affair, lesbianism, teenage life ...
Time: contemporary
Place: australia, melbourne australia
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54%
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The Nature of Nicholas (2002)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Romance
Country: Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The Nature of Nicholas is a surreal story of twelve-year-old Nicholas as he struggles with an attraction to his best friend.
Style: touching, surreal, serious, captivating, realistic ...
Plot: coming out, friendship, sexual orientation, school, teenage life, teenage love, family relations, obsession, fall in love, youth, friendship between boys, self acceptance ...
Time: 50s, 60s, 20th century
Place: canada
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100%
Desert Hearts (1985)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: The story of straight-edge literature professor Vivian who travels to Reno to get away from a relationship breakup when she falls in love with an attractive and unconventional girl named Cay.
Style: sexy, sentimental, touching, realistic, captivating ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: lesbian, lgbt, lesbian sex, lesbian romance, romance, divorce, coming out, couples, fall in love, love affair, love and romance, gender ...
Time: 50s, year 1959
Place: nevada, usa, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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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: psychological, emotional, sincere, talky, serious ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: introspection, family problems, love and romance, dishonesty, mentally unstable, sexy woman, infidelity, lesbianism, therapist, strong female presence, hostage, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
First Girl I Loved (2016)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Seventeen-year-old Anne just fell in love with Sasha, the most popular girl at her L.A. public high school. But when Anne tells her best friend, Clifton—who has always harbored a secret crush on her—he does his best to get in the way.
Style: captivating, psychological, sentimental, disturbing
Audience: girls' night
Plot: lesbian, lesbian teen, teenage sexuality, first love, high school, best friend, girl, teenager, friendship, lesbian interest, softball, sexual awakening ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Blue Citrus Hearts (2003)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 115 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: sincere, touching, atmospheric, sentimental, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: coming out, coming of age, high school, teenage love, teenage life, romance, youth, life is a bitch, society, best friends, buddies, lifestyle ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: memphis, tennessee
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49%
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Finn's Girl (2007)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Canada
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Dr. Finn Jeffries plays a new stepmother to her deceased lover's daughter Zelly. She also took over her lover's abortion clinic that is being protested by increasingly violent "pro-lifer's". The movie covers, teenage angst, ...
Style: serious, sincere, emotional, sentimental, realistic
Audience: girls' night
Plot: family life, teenage life, parents and children, rebelliousness, human spirit, family relations, love and romance, hopes, romance, youth, clinic, bittersweet ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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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: serious, sincere, emotional, realistic, touching ...
Plot: coming of age, teachers and students, teenage love, teenage life, high school, youth, gender, power relations, lesbian, coming out, brother brother relationship, teenage girl ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe, london
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46%
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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, captivating, realistic, serious ...
Plot: lesbian, lesbian couple, lesbianism, lesbian mother, lgbt, coming out, gays and lesbians, family problems, fall in love, crumbling marriage, lesbian sex, love affair ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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, feel good, humorous, realistic, sexy ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: teenage life, school, teenage love, coming of age, love and romance, youth, high school, parents and children, best friends, couples, friends, high school life ...
Time: contemporary, 80s
Place: england, europe, new zealand, london, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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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: touching, sentimental, sincere, realistic, semi serious ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: gay, coming out, coming of age, teenage life, first gay sexual experience, gays and lesbians, gay slur, friendship, fall in love, lgbt child, gay teenager, gender ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: england, europe, britain, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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Eloise (2009)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Spain
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A sensuous and ethereal story of two young women falling in love for the first time. Young, beautiful Àsia lies in a coma, her mother and boyfriend keeping constant vigil by her side. In flashback we see what led up to her accident, her life ...
Style: serious, realistic, sincere, sexy, romantic ...
Plot: lesbian love, lesbian, lesbian romance, lesbian relationship, lgbt, gays and lesbians, lesbian sex, lesbian couple, forbidden love, lifestyle, love affair, family relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: spain, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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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: realistic, humorous, sentimental, semi serious, touching ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: coming of age, family relations, teenage love, parents and children, self discovery, family life, youth, unfulfillment, gender, single parent, love and romance, lifestyle ...
Time: contemporary, year 1982, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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: serious, realistic, sentimental, touching, emotional ...
Plot: gay, forbidden love, best friends, coming out, female impersonator, true love, teenage life, looking for love, youth, love and romance, fall in love, parents and children ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ 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, feel good, sentimental, semi serious, touching ...
Plot: high school, love triangle, first love, friendship, partners, teenage life, lgbt, couples, best friends, romance, gender, high school life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: taiwan
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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Foxfire (1996)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: The story of five teenage girls who form an unlikely bond after beating up a teacher who has sexually harassed them. They build a solid friendship but their wild ways begin to get out of control.
Style: serious, realistic, sincere, touching, romantic ...
Audience: teens, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: high school, friendship, teenage girl, feminism, rebellion, teacher, youth, prison, hostage, tattoo, teenage life, coming of age ...
Time: 90s
Place: portland oregon, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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The Last Year (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Paul's homosexual affair at Bible College with a new student named Alex sets tongues wagging, mostly with un-Christian reactions. The dean, himself a closet case, threatens to expel Paul, and the football jocks have their eye on Alex. The ...
Style: emotional, serious, realistic, sincere, touching ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: gay, incest, gays and lesbians, couples, teenage love, love affair, friendship, love and romance, youth, gender, injustice, friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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: sexy, sexual, realistic, serious, talky ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: lesbian, lesbian sex, gays and lesbians, lesbian relationship, coming out, love triangle, fall in love, infidelity, twentysomething life, couple relations, love affair, friendship ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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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: realistic, sexy, sexual, touching, sincere ...
Plot: lesbian relationship, coming out, lesbian couple, sexual relations, friendship, lgbt, gays and lesbians, unfulfillment, gender, crumbling marriage, love and romance, youth ...
Time: 80s
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
The Perks of Being a Wallflower (2012)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A coming-of-age story based on the best-selling novel by Stephen Chbosky, which follows 15-year-old freshman Charlie, an endearing and naive outsider who is taken under the wings of two seniors. A moving tale of love, loss, fear and hope - and the ...
Style: touching, sincere, realistic, serious, talky ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, teen drama
Plot: coming of age, high school, first love, teenage love, friendship, high school life, teenage life, adolescence, teenager, suicide, shyness, social misfits ...
Time: 90s, contemporary, 21st century, 20th century, year 1991
Place: pittsburgh, pennsylvania, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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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: humorous, feel good, clever, touching, realistic ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: lesbian, gays and lesbians, lesbian romance, coming out, cheerleader, lesbianism, lesbian love, lgbt, cheerleading, gay, closeted homosexual, friendship ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Grande école (2004)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Paul and Agnes have been going out for quite a while and Agnes is shocked to learn that he'd rather live with two roommates on campus than move in with her. As soon as he meets one of his roommates, Louis-Anault, Paul's behavior changes - ...
Style: psychological, serious, sincere, sexy, realistic ...
Plot: coming out, love triangle, teenage life, lifestyle, college life, couples, youth, social differences, sexual relations, love and romance, couple relations, friendship ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Drifting Flowers (2008)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Taiwan
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Three poetic tales of seeking the true identity. In the first story, Jing, a blind singer, falls in love with her band's tomboy accordionist Diego. In another time and place, Lily, an elderly lesbian and Yen, her gay friend, create an ...
Style: realistic, serious, touching, emotional, sexy ...
Plot: gender, lgbt, feminism, love affair, fall in love, gays and lesbians, love and romance, couples, teenage life, lesbian relationship, mother daughter relationship, friendship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: germany, europe, taiwan
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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: touching, romantic, sentimental, sad, sincere ...
Audience: teens, chick flick, girls' night, date night, teen drama
Plot: opposites attract, teenage love, fall in love, romance, love and romance, true love, first love, teen romance, youth, terminal illness, teenage life, teenager ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: north carolina
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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Tan Lines (2005)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Australia
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Cute teen Midget Hollow wanders through life riding big waves and partying with surfer boys. When Midget's best friend's gay brother Cass arrives on the scene, the two quickly dive head first into a clandestine sea of sexual awakening.
Style: serious, sincere, sentimental, touching, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: gay relationship, coming of age, ocean, coming out, surfing, brother, homosexuality, teenage love, self discovery, teenage life, buddies, young lovers ...
Time: contemporary
Place: australia, new south wales
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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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: serious, sincere, sentimental, touching, sexy ...
Plot: gay teenager, gay, coming of age, coming out, lifestyle, friendship, self discovery, teenage life, fall in love, romance, youth, life is a bitch ...
Time: contemporary
Place: canada, toronto ontario canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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Julie Johnson (2001)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A New Jersey housewife is dissatisfied with her everyday life because she is smarter than she or anyone else knows. While taking a computer class, Julie discovers her abilities and finds the courage to make dramatic life changes. This is a story of ...
Style: sincere, realistic, touching, clever, talky ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: self discovery, friendship, follow your dream, lifestyle, forbidden love, couples, love and romance, human nature, feminism, parents and children, road not taken, society ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new jersey, usa, manhattan new york city, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%