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Looking (2014)
 8.2
 14K
Looking (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Three friends in San Francisco who explore the fun and sometimes overwhelming options available to a new generation of gay men.
Style: humorous, sincere, clever, realistic, semi serious
Plot: gay, gays and lesbians, friendship, artist, gay slur, lgbt, singleness, friends, businessman, homosexual, career, love and romance, looking for love, direction and purpose, urban, sexual identity, gender, buddies, everyday life, city life, business venture, sexual activity, gay couple, love, male friendship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: san francisco, california, los angeles, usa, oakland california

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, humorous, semi serious and sexual films and TV series with plots about gay, friends, gender, friendship, gays and lesbians, couples and love and romance mostly in Romance, Drama and Comedy genres. Some movies like Looking: Noah's Arc (2005), Queer as Folk (2000), DTLA (2012), Please Like Me (2013), Will & Grace (1998). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 6.7
 996
Noah's Arc (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Story: Noah's Arc is an American cable television dramedy. The series, which predominantly features gay black and Latino characters, focused on many socially relevant issues, including same sex dating, same-sex marriage, same-sex parenthood, HIV and ...
Style: sexual, realistic, humorous, semi serious
Plot: african american, dating, friendship, boyfriend, gay, coming out, professor, college, everyday life, family business, aids, gays and lesbians ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 8.3
 17K
Queer as Folk (2000)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 47 min.
Story: Brash humor and genuine emotion make up this original series revolving around the lives, loves, ambitions, careers and friendships of a group of gay men and women living on Liberty Avenue in contemporary Pittsburgh, PA. The show offers an ...
Style: serious, emotional, touching, thought provoking, sincere ...
Plot: gays and lesbians, discrimination, coming out, gender, thirtysomething life, age difference, friendship, lesbian, homosexual, sexual tension, lifestyle, sexual activity ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: pittsburgh, usa, pennsylvania
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 4.8
 394
DTLA (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: DTLA is a gay-themed television series which premiered October 24, 2012. The series was created, and is co-produced and directed by Larry Kennar. It follows a group of friends in Downtown Los Angeles under the slogan: One City, Seven Lives / Old ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, touching, realistic
Plot: friendship, gender, couple relations, sexual relations, gays and lesbians, couples, buddies, friends, lgbt, gay relationship, friend, gay ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
 8.4
 11K
Please Like Me (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Australia
Duration: 29 min.
Story: After breaking up with his girlfriend, Josh comes to the realization that he is homosexual. With the support of his now ex girlfriend Claire, and his best friend and house mate Tom, Josh must help his mother with her battle with depression and the ...
Style: realistic, offbeat, semi serious, sincere, humorous
Plot: friendship, roommate, gay relationship, depression, best friend, gays and lesbians, gay, friends, suicide attempt, self discovery, twentysomething life, hopes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
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 7.2
 47K
Will & Grace (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
Story: Will Truman and Grace Adler are best friends living in New York, and when Grace's engagement falls apart, she moves in with Will. Together, along with their friends, they go through the trials of dating, sex, relationships and their careers, ...
Style: stylized, realistic, feel good, talky, witty ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: sitcom, friendship, roommate, gay, supportive friend, love and romance, designer, best friends, dating, platonic, gender, singleness ...
Time: 90s, contemporary, 20th century, 21st century, 2010s ...
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
 8.3
 536
The Outs (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Story: A web series centered around a broken couple, Jack and Mitchell. It depicts the events before, during, and after the break-up. An interesting turn of events follows in this romantic drama portrayed in a non-linear fashion.
Style: emotional, humorous, semi serious, witty, clever ...
Plot: gay, love and romance, city life, looking for love, gender, urban, social awkwardness, gays and lesbians, best friends, friends, gay relationship, lgbt ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
The Art of Being Straight (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 67 min.
Story: A sexy, comedic drama about two college friends questioning their careers and sexuality in east Los Angeles.
Style: realistic, humorous, clever, semi serious, uplifting ...
Audience: date night
Plot: gay, bisexuality, sexuality, sexual orientation, self discovery, urban, lifestyle, love affair, couples, looking for love, buddies, gays and lesbians ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles, california, southern california
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 6.2
 1K
Eastsiders (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: What happens after the world ends? Written and directed by award winning playwright Kit Williamson, "EastSiders" explores the aftermath of infidelity on a gay couple in Silverlake. When Cal (Kit Williamson) finds out Thom (Van Hansis) has ...
Style: touching, gloomy, realistic, semi serious, humorous ...
Plot: infidelity, friends, abortion, friendship, gay, gay couple, gay relationship, gays and lesbians, up and down relationship, couples, dishonesty, urban ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, los angeles, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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 6.1
 5K
Ellen (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Ellen is an American television sitcom that aired on the ABC network from March 29, 1994 to July 22, 1998, consisting of 109 episodes. The title role of Ellen Morgan, played by stand-up comedian Ellen DeGeneres, was a neurotic bookstore owner in her ...
Style: talky, offbeat, realistic, clever, semi serious ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: sitcom, coming out, friendship, workplace situations, lifestyle, urban, gender, store, disorder, couples, looking for love, gays and lesbians ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Looking: The Movie (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Patrick returns to San Francisco for the first time in almost a year to celebrate a momentous event with his old friends. In the process, he must face the unresolved relationships he left behind and make difficult choices about what’s important to ...
Plot: gay, lgbt, romance, friendship, love, brushing teeth, walking, reunion, sex scene, group of friends, coffee shop, texting ...
Place: san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 6.0
 10K
G.B.F. (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: The bitter fight for supremacy between the three most popular girls at North Gateway High takes an unexpected turn when their classmate, Tanner, is outed and becomes the school’s first openly gay student. The trio races to bag the big trend in ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, funny, sweet, light ...
Audience: teens
Plot: gay, coming out, high school, friends, friendship, best friend, youth, teenage life, lgbt, gender, high school life, social relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s
Place: usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Violet Tendencies (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A woman tries to distance herself from her gay friends in an effort to land a straight boyfriend.
Style: feel good, realistic, clever, humorous, not serious
Audience: girls' night
Plot: fashion, best friends, thirtysomething life, love and romance, gays and lesbians, singleness, friends, looking for love, wooing, couples, midlife crisis, gender ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
What About Brian (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Serial monogamist Brian O'Hara hits his mid-30s and suddenly realizes he's the last bachelor standing in his circle of friends. Not averse to the happily ever after his friends have achieved, Brian wonders whether he'll ever find Mrs. ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, feel good
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: dating, friendship, marriage, pregnancy, lawyer, thirtysomething life, parents and children, unlikely couple, family relations, singleness, friends, couple relations ...
Time: contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 5.1
 824
Slutty Summer (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Hunky writer Markus returns home to find his boyfriend of four years naked with another man. Newly single, he begins waiting tables at a swinging Chelsea hotspot where the indelible supporting cast of co-workers offers conflicting directions on the ...
Style: sexual, sentimental, realistic, witty, humorous ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: infidelity, restaurant, friendship, gays and lesbians, womanizer, true love, looking for love, couples, lifestyle, urban, love and romance, looking for sex ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new york, usa, virginia
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Happily Divorced (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Happily Divorced is an American sitcom created by Fran Drescher and Peter Marc Jacobson. Inspired by their experiences, the series, which became TV Land's third original scripted series following Hot in Cleveland and Retired at 35, ran from ...
Style: realistic, not serious, humorous, talky
Audience: girls' night
Plot: sitcom, dating, homosexual, loud, singleness, love and romance, couple relations, gays and lesbians, lifestyle, platonic, gender, couples ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 6.4
 4K
Partners (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Story: Partners is an American comedy series that aired on CBS from September 24 to November 12, 2012, on Monday nights at 8:30 pm, following the sitcom How I Met Your Mother. The series was created by Will & Grace creators Max Mutchnick and David ...
Style: realistic, not serious, humorous
Plot: architect, friendship, business partner, gays and lesbians, best friends, partners, buddies, couples, gender, lifestyle, workplace, sitcom ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Going Down in LA-LA Land (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Based on the novel by Andy Zeffer, "Going Down in LA-LA Land" is a riveting and uncensored look at Hollywood. It is a story that reveals how friendships sustain us and keep us going. It is a tale that reflects our celebrity-obsessed ...
Style: realistic, touching, semi serious, humorous
Plot: hollywood, male prostitute, gay, gays and lesbians, friends, actor's life, lifestyle, starlet, best friends, job seeking, showbiz, gender ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
I Want Your Love (2012)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 71 min.
Story: After a decade of living in San Francisco, Jesse is forced to move back to his Midwestern roots because he can no longer afford the city. On his final night in the city, friends and ex-lovers gather for a going away party that promises to heighten ...
Style: realistic, sincere, serious, sexual, touching
Plot: gay, strong sexual content, friends, friendship, follow your dream, gays and lesbians, thirtysomething life, hopes, under the surface, introspection, gender, gay friend ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, san francisco, california, ohio
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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 7.4
 4K
Big Eden (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Big Eden is a tiny fictional town in northwestern Montana, as Preston Sturges or Frank Capra might have envisioned it. Timber and Cowboy country. This is the story of Henry Hart, a successful New York Artist, who returns to the town of his childhood ...
Style: touching, sentimental, feel good, realistic, semi serious ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: coming out, small town, gay, friendship, store, gay relationship, native american, gays and lesbians, romance, couple relations, friends, hopes ...
Time: 90s
Place: montana, usa, new york, london, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Armistead Maupin's More Tales of the City (1998)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, Canada, USA
Duration: 330 min.
Story: In this sequel to the controversial PBS mini-series, Mona Ramsey is on a cross-country trip that takes her to a brothel which may hold a secret about her past. Michael "Mouse" Tolliver and Mary Ann Singleton go on a cruise where they meet ...
Style: realistic, emotional, serious, sincere, sexual
Plot: self discovery, cruise, looking for love, couples, bohemian life, wooing, gender, coincidence, couple relations, thirtysomething life, friends, city life ...
Time: 70s
Place: california, usa, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 7.6
 22K
The L Word (2004)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 50 min.
Story: A group of lesbian friends struggle with romance and careers in Los Angeles.
Style: talky, realistic, sincere, semi serious, humorous ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: lesbian, coming out, lesbian relationship, gays and lesbians, seduction, love triangle, infidelity, love and romance, female friendship, sexuality, sexual activity, looking for love ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Sex and the City (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Based on the bestselling book by Candace Bushnell, Sex and the City tells the story of four best friends, all single and in their late thirties, as they pursue their careers and talk about their sex lives, all while trying to survive the New York ...
Style: sexual, sentimental, witty, stylized, talky ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night
Plot: sex, looking for love, female friendship, couple relations, looking for sex, sexual relations, best friends, sexuality, love and romance, everyday life, city life, sexual dysfunction ...
Time: 21st century, 20th century, 90s, contemporary, 2000s ...
Place: new york, usa, manhattan, new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 6.8
 11K
The New Normal (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: The New Normal was an American sitcom that aired on NBC from September 10, 2012, to April 2, 2013. The series was created and principally written by Ryan Murphy and Ali Adler. The storyline follows a wealthy homosexual couple, Bryan and David, who ...
Style: realistic, humorous, not serious
Plot: sitcom, pregnancy, surrogate mother, gay parent, gays and lesbians, desperation, eccentric family, couples, homosexual, gender, family relations, couple relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, beverly hills, los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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Single Ladies (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
Story: Single Ladies is an American comedy-drama television series on VH1 that debuted on May 30, 2011, as a two-hour television film. Created by Stacy A. Littlejohn and produced by Queen Latifah's Flavor Unit Entertainment, the series chronicles the ...
Style: sexy, realistic, humorous, semi serious
Audience: girls' night
Plot: romance, friendship, sex, love and romance, couple relations, mogul, couples, looking for love, fashion, best friends, singleness, friends ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: georgia, usa, atlanta georgia
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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: semi serious, humorous, sexual, touching, offbeat ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: transsexual, prostitute, christmas, fashion, disorder, couples, dealer, gender bending, lifestyle, urban, actor's life, gender ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, france, los angeles, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 5.9
 1K
Queens Logic (1991)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: When childhood friends Al, Dennis and Eliot get together for Ray's wedding, which may or may not happen, they end up on a roller-coaster ride through reality. During one tumultuous, crazy weekend, they face adulthood and each other with new ...
Style: sentimental, talky, realistic, semi serious, humorous ...
Audience: date night
Plot: friendship, lifestyle, human nature, gender, buddies, couples, looking for love, couple relations, singleness, gays and lesbians, friends, love and romance ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, los angeles, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 5.7
 426
Mr. Right (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Louise thought she’d met the man of her dreams. But it all went wrong when she introduced him to her gay friends... Harry hates being a TV producer and dreams of leaving his job to travel the world. He loves Alex, an aspiring actor who is ...
Style: sexual, semi serious, humorous, realistic
Audience: date night
Plot: infidelity, breakup, single parent, aspiring actor, artist, bisexual man, gay, gender, lifestyle, coming out, singleness, thirtysomething life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
How I Met Your Mother (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
Story: How I Met Your Mother is an American sitcom that originally aired on CBS from September 19, 2005, to March 31, 2014. The series follows the main character, Ted Mosby, and his group of friends in Manhattan. As a framing device, Ted, in the year 2030, ...
Style: humorous, feel good, witty, sexual, not serious ...
Audience: date night
Plot: friendship, looking for love, bar, singleness, sitcom, womanizer, urban, couple relations, lovers, dating, architect, friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, 2010s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Queer as Folk (1999)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 48 min.
Story: Queer as Folk is a 1999 British television series that chronicles the lives of three gay men living in Manchester's gay village around Canal Street. Both Queer as Folk and Queer as Folk 2 were written by Russell T Davies. The first series was ...
Style: humorous, witty, semi serious, clever, sexual ...
Audience: date night
Plot: coming out, homosexual, gay, gays and lesbians, looking for sex, immature, liberal, manager, opposites attract, gay slur, shyness, friendship ...
Time: 90s, 2000s, 1990s
Place: europe, england, manchester, northern england, manchester england
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 5.6
 89
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: sexual, humorous, semi serious, realistic
Plot: gender, love and romance, road not taken, hopes, friends, lifestyle, best friends, couples, looking for love, gender bending, youth, self discovery ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%