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Boys (2014)
 7.4
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Boys (2014)
Original name: Jongens
Genre: Drama, Romance, Sport
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 78 min.
Story: BOYS tells the story of Sieger, a sporty, rather quiet 15-year-old boy who discovers love during the summer holidays. Sieger is training in the new athletics team for the national relay championships and meets the intriguing and unpredictable Marc. The friendship that develops seems nothing out of the ordinary, but Sieger secretly harbours stronger feelings for Marc. He engages in a lonely struggle with himself when it emerges that Marc is also in love with him.
Style: touching, realistic, sentimental, serious, captivating, disturbing, sexy, queer cinema
Audience: pre-teens
Plot: gay, gay teenager, gay love, gay relationship, gay athlete, gay romance, teenage love, friendship, friends, fall in love, gays and lesbians, teen angst, love and romance, lgbt, coming of age, male male relationship, teenage life, gay son, youth, coming out, father son relationship, self discovery, first love, sex scene, gay crush ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: holland

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out queer cinema, touching, realistic and sincere films with plots about lgbt, gay, gay kiss, lgbtq, love and romance, coming of age and gay teenager mostly in Drama, Romance and Sport genres. Some movies like Boys: The Way He Looks (2014), North Sea Texas (2011), Shelter (2007), Call Me by Your Name (2017), Hidden Away (2014). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Way He Looks (2014)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Brazil
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Leonardo is a blind teenager dealing with an overprotective mother while trying to live a more independent life. To the disappointment of his best friend, Giovana, he plans to go on an exchange program abroad. When Gabriel, a new student in town, ...
Style: touching, serious, sweet, romantic, sentimental ...
Audience: teens, chick flick, teen drama
Plot: gay, lgbt, homosexuality, blindness, coming of age, gay teenager, gay love, school, friendship, gay couple, coming out, teenage love ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: brazil, sao paulo brazil
⇓ similarity ⇓
92%
North Sea Texas (2011)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Belgium
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Pim lives in a run-down house in a dead-end street somewhere on the Flanders coast, together with his mother Yvette Bulteel. Life here smells of cold French fries, cheap cigarettes, vermouth and stale beer. Mother Yvette uses her friend Etienne, ...
Style: sincere, touching, serious, sentimental, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens, pre-teens, chick flick
Plot: gay, lgbt, gay teenager, lgbt teen, first gay sexual experience, coming of age, gay lead character, gay love, teenage love, lgbt child, gays and lesbians, love and romance ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: belgium, flanders, europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.6
 23K
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, sexy, romantic, sweet, sincere ...
Audience: chick flick, teens
Plot: gay, gay relationship, coming out, homosexual, homosexuality, surfing, gays and lesbians, gay love, gay teenager, grownups, first gay sexual experience, gay romance ...
Time: 70s, contemporary
Place: california, san francisco, new jersey, canada, southern california
⇓ similarity ⇓
90%
Call Me by Your Name (2017)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Italy, France, USA, Brazil
Duration: 132 min.
Story: Elio Perlman is spending the summer with his family at their vacation home in Lombardy, Italy. When his father hires a handsome doctoral student, the curious 17-year-old finds himself developing a growing attraction to the young man.
Style: touching, sincere, disturbing, lgbt cinema, homoerotic ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, pre-teens, chick flick, teen drama
Plot: gay, lgbt, gay love, summer, love, homosexual, gay relationship, gay teenager, gay romance, teenage boy, gay couple, first love ...
Time: year 1983, 80s
Place: italy, mediterranean sea
⇓ similarity ⇓
88%
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 6.9
 3K
Hidden Away (2014)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Spain
Duration: 96 min.
Story: At the age of 14 the world around you changes at a dizzying speed. But what if actually it's you that changing? What if these changes take you away from what up until now, has been your world? Ibrahim and Rafa are going to suffer these changes ...
Style: realistic, serious, atmospheric, sincere, touching ...
Audience: pre-teens
Plot: gay, gay love, gay teenager, gay romance, closeted gay, gay slur, unlikely couple, teenage life, deportation, outcast, lgbt, gay youth ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.5
 114K
Love, Simon (2018)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Everyone deserves a great love story. But for seventeen-year old Simon Spier it's a little more complicated: he's yet to tell his family or friends he's gay and he doesn't know the identity of the anonymous classmate he's ...
Style: touching, emotional, sweet, romantic, sincere ...
Audience: teens, chick flick, teen drama
Plot: gay, lgbt, lgbt teen, coming out, teenager, homosexuality, gay teenager, gay lead character, high school, gay relationship, homosexual, gay son ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
 6.1
 4K
Dream Boy (2008)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: The story of Nathan, a young teenager who tries to flourish in a romantic relationship with neighbour Roy. The two young men will have to face the brutal reality of the rural south of the United States in the late 1970s.
Style: touching, sincere, serious, realistic, sentimental ...
Audience: teens, teen drama
Plot: gay, gay teenager, lgbt teen, gays and lesbians, gay relationship, homosexual rape, gay rape, dysfunctional family, gay couple, gay sex, closeted gay, teenage love ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: louisiana, usa, southern usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.4
 5K
Heartstone (2016)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Iceland, Denmark
Duration: 129 min.
Story: A remote fishing village in Iceland. Teenage boys Thor and Christian experience a turbulent summer as one tries to win the heart of a girl while the other discovers new feelings toward his best friend. When summer ends and the harsh nature of ...
Style: thought provoking, captivating, disturbing, psychological, epic
Audience: pre-teens, teens, kids
Plot: gay, lgbt, gay teenager, lgbt teen, coming of age, teenage boy, friendship between boys, friendship, first love, nature, unrequited love, teenager ...
Place: iceland
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 7.2
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Being 17 (2016)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Set in the beautiful high Pyrenees in south-west France, Damien lives with his mother Marianne, a doctor, while his father, a pilot, is on a tour of duty abroad with the French military. At school, Damien is bullied by Thomas, who lives in the ...
Style: erotic, sentimental, romantic, disturbing, uplifting ...
Audience: teens, pre-teens
Plot: gay, lgbt, gay teenager, gay relationship, homosexuality, gay love, gay sex, lgbt teen, bullying, first love, school, friendship ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
 7.3
 14K
Summer Storm (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance, Sport
Country: Germany
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Tobi and Achim, the pride of the local crew club, have been the best of friends for years and are convinced that nothing will ever stand in the way of their friendship. They look forward to the upcoming summer camp and the crew competition. Then the ...
Style: touching, emotional, romantic, light, sweet ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, chick flick, pre-teens, teen drama
Plot: gay, coming out, lgbt, gay teenager, gays and lesbians, friendship, gay love, summer camp, coming of age, homosexuality, romance, teenage love ...
Time: contemporary
Place: germany, berlin germany, europe, bavaria
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
A Moment in the Reeds (2017)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, Finland
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Having moved to Paris for university, Leevi returns to his native Finland for the summer to help his estranged father renovate the family lake house so it can be sold. Tareq, a recent asylum seeker from Syria, has been hired to help with the work, ...
Style: sincere, touching, atmospheric, realistic, captivating ...
Plot: gay, lgbt, gay love, gay relationship, gay sex, homosexuality, gay lead character, immigration, gay romance, male nudity, syrian refugee, sex scene ...
Place: finland
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.6
 3K
Akron (2015)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Benny, a college freshman at the University of Akron, Ohio meets and falls for fellow freshman Christopher at a football game. With the support of their families and friends they embark on a new relationship. But a tragic event in the past involving ...
Style: talky, touching, atmospheric, emotional, captivating ...
Plot: gay, gay teenager, gay relationship, gay couple, gay romance, gay student, gay sex, lgbt, gay youth, gay love, tragic event, lgbtq ...
Place: usa, florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
My Best Friend (2018)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Argentina
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Lorenzo is a teenager who lives in Patagonia. One day his family receives in his house to Caíto, the son of some friends who are going through a serious family situation and can not take care of him. He is a complicated kid and has difficulty ...
Style: romantic, semi serious, sexy, tragicomedy, enigmatic ...
Plot: gay, lgbt, gay teenager, teenager, teen angst, teenage protagonist, teenage love, gay love, nature, coming of age, teenage boy, friendship between boys ...
Place: argentina
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
 5.7
 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: serious, sincere, sentimental, touching, sexy ...
Audience: teen drama
Plot: gay, gay teenager, coming of age, coming out, lgbt, lifestyle, friendship, self discovery, teenage life, fall in love, romance, youth ...
Time: contemporary
Place: toronto ontario canada, canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.5
 21K
Free Fall (2013)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Germany
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A promising career with the police, a baby on the way... Marc's life seems to be right on track. Then he meets fellow policeman Kay and during their regular jogs Marc experiences a never-before-felt sense of ease and effortlessness -- and what ...
Style: emotional, disturbing, atmospheric, touching, sincere ...
Plot: gay, lgbt, gay love, coming out, gay relationship, homosexuality, gays and lesbians, forbidden love, gay slur, first gay sexual experience, infidelity, love affair ...
Place: germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Your Name Engraved Herein (2020)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Taiwan
Duration: 118 min.
Story: In 1987, as martial law ends in Taiwan, Jia-han and Birdy fall in love amid family pressure, homophobia and social stigma.
Style: sincere, romantic, captivating, realistic, disturbing ...
Plot: gay, gay love, gay teenager, gay relationship, lgbt, love, boys love, gay couple, gay romance, gay bashing, gay interest, gay student ...
Time: year 1987, 2020s
Place: asia, taipei, ontario canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Journey of Jared Price (2000)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: "The Journey of Jared Price" is a gay-themed coming-of-age 2000 film written, produced and directed by Academy Award winner Dustin Lance Black. Black won the Oscar award for Best Original Screenplay for "Milk". The Journey of ...
Style: touching, sincere, emotional, sentimental, erotic ...
Plot: gay, gay teenager, blind woman, self discovery, fall in love, youth, couples, couple relations, teenage life, friendship, prostitute, coming of age ...
Time: 90s
Place: california, usa, southern california, santa monica california, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.7
 2K
Jitters (2010)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Iceland
Duration: 93 min.
Story: An unexpected first kiss causes Gabriel to feel the electrifying "jitters" of love and lust with the free-spirited Marcus; a perfect way to end a Summer studying abroad. Realizing he is gay, Gabriel returns home and is immediately ...
Style: psychological, captivating, realistic, emotional, queer cinema
Audience: pre-teens
Plot: gay teenager, gay, friendship between boys, coming of age, first love, teen suicide, lgbt, bisexuality, crush, teenage life, couples, gay crush ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: iceland, manchester
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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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: sentimental, touching, erotic, serious, realistic ...
Audience: teens, pre-teens, teen drama
Plot: coming of age, first love, gays and lesbians, youth, friendship, teenage life, gay, gay teenager, lgbt teen, male nudity, lgbt, teenage boy ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: denmark, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Center of My World (2016)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Germany, Austria
Duration: 115 min.
Story: A strange family: 17-year-old Phil lives with his mother and twin sister in an old mansion on the outskirts of town. When he returns from summer camp, the mood in the mansion has soured somehow. Phil doesn’t worry about it, hanging out with his ...
Style: realistic, captivating, rough, psychological, erotic ...
Audience: pre-teens
Plot: gay, lgbt, gay teenager, gay sex, gay erotica, gay athlete, gay lead character, bisexuality, coming of age, rejection, friendship, first gay sexual experience ...
Place: central europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.4
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Watercolors (2008)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Carter, a troubled teen stays with a friend of his dads and starts flirting with her son Danny. After the weekend school returns, however Carter a school jock tells Danny he does not want to be seen with him at school. Their relationship grows ...
Style: touching, emotional, sincere, serious, art house ...
Plot: gay, gay teenager, gay sex, coming out, gay student, lgbt, teenage love, love and romance, lifestyle, sexuality, drug use, opposites attract ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
God's Own Country (2017)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A young farmer in rural Yorkshire numbs his daily frustrations with binge drinking and casual sex, until the arrival of a Romanian migrant worker.
Style: homoerotic, lgbt cinema, erotic, sincere, captivating ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: gay, gay relationship, lgbt, gay couple, gay romance, sheep, gay love, gay lead character, migrant worker, gay sex, gay interest, homosexual ...
Place: yorkshire, northern england, britain, romania, united kingdom
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.7
 20K
Maurice (1987)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 140 min.
Story: In 1909, Maurice Hall (James Wilby) enters Cambridge, where he befriends wealthy Clive Durham (Hugh Grant). Clive confesses he is sexually attracted to Maurice, who realizes he is a homosexual when he begins to return Clive's feelings. The two ...
Style: sexy, melancholic, scenic, serious, realistic ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: gay, lgbt, homosexuality, gay relationship, homosexual, first gay sexual experience, male nudity, closeted homosexual, gay lead character, gay love, forbidden love, friendship ...
Time: victorian era, 19th century, pre world war one, 70s, 1910s ...
Place: england, london, europe, greece, italy ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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 5.2
 1K
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, sexy ...
Audience: teens
Plot: gay relationship, surfing, homosexuality, gay, coming of age, coming out, brother, teenage love, self discovery, teenage life, lgbt, buddies ...
Time: contemporary
Place: australia, new south wales
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Land of Storms (2014)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Sport
Country: Hungary, Germany
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Szabolcs plays in a German football team, as does Bernard. They are roommates, best friends, inseparable. A lost match makes him reconsider his life and he goes back to Hungary in hope for more simplicity. Yet his solitude does not last long. Soon ...
Style: realistic, emotional, captivating, psychological, serious ...
Plot: gay, gay relationship, gay love, male homosexuality, male nudity, gay sex, gay teenager, gay slur, gender, jealousy, skinny dipping, father son relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: hungary, germany, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.4
 2K
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, touching, sincere, psychological, sexy ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: gay, gay love, coming out, first gay sexual experience, gay teenager, gay relationship, lgbt, lgbt teen, family relations, friendship, church, teenage life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 6.6
 3K
Monster Pies (2013)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Australia
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Mike has felt alienated and alone for as long as he can remember, until a new boy arrives at his school - awakening feelings and a world of possibilities he'd never before dared to dream of.
Style: realistic, serious, touching, psychological, captivating ...
Audience: teen drama
Plot: gay, gay teenager, gay relationship, lgbt, gay lead character, gays and lesbians, high school, teacher, teenage love, self discovery, fall in love, gender ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Private Romeo (2011)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Romeo and Juliet has never been more provocative than in this contemporary all-boy staging. Writer/director Alan Brown transfers the setting from fair Verona to a high school military campus where a small group of boys from rival schools act out the ...
Style: serious, emotional, touching, realistic, sincere ...
Plot: gay, gay teenager, gays and lesbians, gay love, gym, lgbt, true love, cadet, boys love, young lovers, rivalry, forbidden love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
88%
Beautiful Thing (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A pair of teenage boys growing up in a working-class neighbourhood of Thamesmead, in south-east London, become aware of their homosexuality. While both were vaguely aware they might be gay, neither had ever acted on their impulses. Once they decide ...
Style: touching, sweet, romantic, semi serious, sincere ...
Audience: teens, pre-teens, chick flick
Plot: gay, coming out, gay teenager, homosexuality, gay love, lgbt teen, lgbt, coming of age, teenage love, gays and lesbians, sexuality, friendship ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: london, england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.2
 5K
Hawaii (2013)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Argentina
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Eugenio offers his childhood friend Martin a work for the summer. With a game of power and desire a relationship starts to grow that goes beyond their friendship.
Style: serious, touching, stylized, atmospheric, psychological ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: gay, gay relationship, homoeroticism, friendship, male homosexuality, gay lead character, lgbt, male nudity, class differences, gays and lesbians, childhood memory, lgbtq ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: argentina
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%