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Open (2010)
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Open (2010)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: OPEN is a hallucinogenic journey through gender, identity, the body, love and how those can be shared by two people. The film consists of interlocking stories lines- the first about two transwomen in a pandrogynous relationship in which they simultaneously receive plastic surgery treatments to mirror each other's features to ideally form into a single person. The second story follows a transman and his new (cisgender) boyfriend as they run away from home and push against their own personal boundaries while dealing with his unexpected pregnancy.
Style: thought provoking, serious, realistic, psychological, captivating, sincere, touching, atmospheric
Plot: transsexual, gender, self discovery, love affair, human nature, couples, introspection, gender bending, society, lgbt, misfit, couple relations, love and romance, hopes, social misfits, gays and lesbians, unlikely couple, transsexuality, sexuality, sex, gay, road trip, pregnancy, punk, hospital ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, minnesota, minneapolis minnesota

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, touching and sincere films with plots about love and romance, couples, gender, gays and lesbians, gay, gay kiss and love affair mostly in Drama, Romance and Comedy genres. Some movies like Open: Something Must Break (2014), Just Say Love (2009), Hard Pill (2005), Normal (2003), Brotherhood (2009). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Something Must Break (2014)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Sweden
Duration: 85 min.
Story: When Sebastian meets Andreas for the first time, he knows they belong together. While Sebastian defies gender norms — flouting convention in his androgynous fluidity — straight-identifying Andreas becomes unable to accept his attraction to ...
Style: touching, serious, realistic, emotional, avant garde ...
Plot: gender, transsexual, gays and lesbians, gay, fall in love, introspection, looking for love, couples, misfit, love and romance, love affair, strong sexual content ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: sweden, eastern europe, stockholm sweden
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Just Say Love (2009)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 75 min.
Story: Physical attractions appear to be the obvious explanation for two people to become a pair. But are they really the reflection of something sublime, everlasting or dare we say, spiritual? Do relationships start in the bedroom or in the heart? In this ...
Style: touching, contemplative, serious, realistic
Plot: gays and lesbians, love and romance, couples, gay, couple relations, introspection, love affair, gender, lgbt, homosexual, cheating, imagination ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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Hard Pill (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A despondent gay man throws his life and relationships into turmoil when he volunteers for a controversial pharmaceutical study for a drug designed to make gay men straight.
Style: contemplative, realistic, sexy, psychological, captivating ...
Plot: love affair, coming out, transsexual, couple relations, midlife crisis, gender bending, estrangement, couples, gender, medical experiment, homosexual, lgbt ...
Time: contemporary
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Normal (2003)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A Midwestern husband and father announces his plan to have a sex change operation.
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Plot: transsexual, gender bending, gender, parents and children, family problems, society, unfulfillment, lgbt, family drama, sexuality, depression, small town ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, illinois, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
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Brotherhood (2009)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Denmark, Sweden
Duration: 97 min.
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Style: serious, emotional, captivating, realistic, sexual ...
Plot: gay, gays and lesbians, racism, friendship, love affair, couples, love and romance, society, unlikely couple, self discovery, tragic love, radical ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: denmark, europe
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Romeos (2011)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Germany
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Lukas, 20, is a prisoner in his own body. As a pre-op transgendered person, he is constantly finding himself trapped in uncomfortable, compromising positions. His best friend, Ine introduces him to the gay scene in Cologne where he meets the ...
Style: sincere, emotional, touching, serious, realistic ...
Plot: transsexual, gay couple, gay, gender bending, gender, self discovery, lifestyle, love affair, best friends, youth, adolescence vs adulthood, secret ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: germany, europe
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Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
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Style: touching, emotional, sincere, serious, realistic ...
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, haiti
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I Do (2012)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A gay Brit living in New York is deprived of his immigration status, and risks losing his family and life in the U.S. He marries his lesbian best friend to remain in the country and stay with his family, but things get complicated when he meets the ...
Style: touching, thought provoking, serious, realistic, queer cinema
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Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
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Style: realistic, talky, sincere, disturbing, contemplative ...
Plot: couple relations, wedding, reunion, introspection, friendship, love affair, love and romance, human nature, dishonesty, adultery, bittersweet, profanity ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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Looking for Simon (2011)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Germany, France
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Simon, a young German doctor who lives and works in Marseille, goes missing. His appartment is empty. His mother Valérie is desperate. She doesn't understand the reason of his disappearance. Therefore she asks Jens, Simon's former ...
Style: atmospheric, realistic, psychological, captivating, sincere ...
Plot: missing person, gay, introspection, parents and children, gender, family relations, ex boyfriend, missing son, romance, society, couples, hopes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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Amphetamine (2010)
Genre: Drama, Romance
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Duration: 97 min.
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Style: realistic, captivating, emotional, psychological, serious ...
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Angora Ranch (2006)
Genre: Drama, Romance
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Duration: 96 min.
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Style: realistic, emotional, psychological, captivating, sentimental ...
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Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
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Country: USA
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Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
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Style: touching, sincere, serious, realistic, gloomy
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Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
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Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 108 min.
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Style: psychological, sincere, realistic, serious, sexy ...
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Genre: Drama, Romance
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Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 75 min.
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Style: emotional, sincere, realistic, serious, atmospheric ...
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A Few Days of Respite (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Algeria
Duration: 79 min.
Story: Mohsen teaches French at the University of Tehran, and Hassan is a photographer. Mohsen and Hassan are also lovers, and in Iran they live in fear, as homosexuality is punishable by death. Tired of denying their love, Mohsen and Hassan flee Iran to ...
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62%
The Waterdance (1992)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
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Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
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Style: sexy, touching, realistic, sentimental, sincere ...
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