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Looking
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, semi serious, clever, realistic, sincere
Plot: friendship, gays and lesbians, looking for love, gay relationship, singleness, urban, gender, friends, gay, city life, buddies, love and romance, gay culture, lgbt, male friendship, love, artist, gay slur, direction and purpose, business venture, sexual identity, everyday life, businessman, homosexual, sexual activity ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: san francisco, california, usa, los angeles, oakland california
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Please Like Me
Comedy, Drama, Romance
Australia
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Queer as Folk
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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 friends, friendship, gender, gays and lesbians, lifestyle, love and romance and gay mostly in Comedy, Romance and Drama genres. Some movies like Looking: Noah's Arc (2005), The Art of Being Straight (2008), Will & Grace (1998), The L Word (2004), Hollywood, je t'aime (2009). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Noah's Arc
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: semi serious, humorous, realistic, sexual
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa
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The Art of Being Straight
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: semi serious, clever, realistic, sentimental, sexual ...
Audience: date night
Plot: gays and lesbians, unlikely couple, urban, self discovery, first time, looking for love, looking for sex, gender, love and romance, couples, buddies, couple relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa, southern california, california
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Will & Grace
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: semi serious, talky, humorous, realistic, stylized ...
Audience: girls' night
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Time: contemporary, 90s, 20th century, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
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The L Word
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 50 min.
Story: A group of lesbian friends struggle with romance and careers in Los Angeles.
Style: sexual, semi serious, realistic, sentimental, talky ...
Audience: girls' night
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Hollywood, je t'aime
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, offbeat, realistic, sexual ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: actor's life, gays and lesbians, transsexual, romance, hollywood, self discovery, looking for love, urban, city life, christmas, gender bending, twentysomething life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, france, los angeles, paris france
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Slutty Summer
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: semi serious, humorous, sexual, realistic, witty ...
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Time: contemporary
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Queer as Folk
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 ...
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: pittsburgh, pennsylvania, usa
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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: not serious, humorous, realistic, clever, feel good
Audience: girls' night
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Mr. Right
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: humorous, semi serious, sexual, realistic
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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: semi serious, realistic, humorous, touching
Plot: hollywood, actor's life, best friends, gay, gays and lesbians, male prostitute, desire for fame, urban, follow your dream, city life, showbiz, ambition ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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Tru Loved
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Recently relocated from San Francisco to conservative suburbia by her lesbian mothers, Tru struggles like all teens to fit in and find love, but her quest is complicated by sexual politics, closed minds, and closeted friends as she seeks to ...
Style: clever, semi serious, realistic, feel good, humorous ...
Audience: girls' night, teens
Plot: gays and lesbians, moral dilemma, romance, high school, coming out, high school life, suburbs, teenage life, gender, love and romance, youth, friends ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa
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Please Like Me
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: semi serious, humorous, realistic, offbeat, sincere
Plot: gays and lesbians, friendship, gender, depression, self discovery, twentysomething life, friends, best friend, gay relationship, roommate, hopes, lgbt ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: australia
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Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Celeste and Jesse met in high school and got married young. They laugh at the same jokes and finish each other’s sentences. They are forever linked in their friends’ minds as the perfect couple – she, a high-powered businesswoman and budding ...
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, romantic, sentimental ...
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Place: los angeles, usa, new jersey
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Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
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Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, touching
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Place: california, usa, los angeles
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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, semi serious, feel good, realistic, humorous ...
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Luminarias
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Story: Welcome to Luminarias-where hot spicy dish gets served up with a Latin twist by four successful friends from East LA...with very discriminating taste in men! When separated divorce attorney Andrea finds herself guilty of falling for her white and ...
Style: semi serious, talky, humorous, realistic, sentimental ...
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Queens Logic
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, semi serious, clever, realistic, talky ...
Audience: date night
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Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa, los angeles, california, manhattan new york city
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Finding Me
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: semi serious, humorous, realistic, sexual
Plot: gays and lesbians, self discovery, romance, looking for love, coming out, gender, love and romance, couples, best friends, city life, gender bending, road not taken ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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Go Fish
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Max is a trendy, pretty, young lesbian, who is having trouble finding love. A friend sets her up with Ely, whom Max likes, but Ely is frumpy, homely, and older. Nor do they have much in common. Can Max learn to look past the packaging?
Style: clever, witty, sexual, semi serious, feel good ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: homosexuality, lesbian, fall in love, women, relationships, gay, gays and lesbians, romance, unlikely couple, pornography, love story, stereotypes ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa
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The Four-Faced Liar
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: The Four Faced Liar is a story of love and lies for four twenty-somethings looking to find themselves in New York City... A story of love and lies for four twenty-somethings looking to find themselves in New York City. A pair of best friends and a ...
Style: semi serious, clever, realistic, humorous, witty ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
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Sex, Politics & Cocktails
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Latin American filmmaker Sebastian Cortez (Julien Hernandez) is unable to commit to his girlfriend and, at age 30, finds himself alone and never in love in this irreverent comedy. On a mission to find the love of his life, he solicits help from his ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, talky, realistic, sexual ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
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By Hook or by Crook
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Shy, a small-town butch with a nagging messiah complex, heads to the big city to immerse herself in a life of crime. On her journey, she meets her match in Valentine, a wise-acre adoptee who is searching for her birth-mother. The two lonely grifters ...
Style: clever, semi serious, realistic, humorous, talky ...
Plot: gays and lesbians, on the road, friendship, romance, gender bending, crime, gender, small town, love and romance, friends, urban, buddies ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: kansas, san francisco, usa
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What About Brian
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: feel good, semi serious, realistic, humorous
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: unlikely couple, young lovers, dating, suburbs, romance, couple relations, friendship, looking for love, singleness, parents and children, family life, pregnancy ...
Time: contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa, california
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Ellen
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, humorous, semi serious, realistic, witty ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: sitcom, store, best friends, urban, gays and lesbians, looking for love, coming out, workplace situations, thirtysomething life, gender, friendship, friends ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: california
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Leave It on the Floor
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Musical, Romance
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Our African-American hero , Brad is bullied by his dysfunctional mom; he flees his home and by chance tumbles down the rabbit-hole into the LA ball scene where he finds a ragtag new famiiy. With music by Beyonce music director, Kim Burse, screenplay ...
Style: emotional, semi serious, realistic, feel good, humorous ...
Plot: hip hop, gays and lesbians, r&b, performer's life, self discovery, gay relationship, artists and showbiz, nightclub, gender, friendship, friends, social misfits ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, los angeles, usa
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Kissing Jessica Stein
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Jessica, a Jewish copy editor living and working in New York City, is plagued by failed blind dates with men, and decides to answer a newspaper's personal advertisement. The advertisement has been placed by 'lesbian-curious' Helen ...
Style: clever, talky, realistic, touching, semi serious ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: lesbian, romance, friendship, gay, sex, jewish, marriage, relationships, fall in love, interracial romance, infidelity, sexuality ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
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Girls
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 28 min.
Story: The assorted humiliations, disasters and rare triumphs of four very different twenty-something girls: Hannah, an aspiring writer; Marnie, an art gallery assistant and cousins Jessa and Shoshanna.
Style: semi serious, clever, realistic, humorous, talky ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: strong sexual content, best friends, city life, twentysomething life, urban, lifestyle, friends, adolescence vs adulthood, aspiring writer, female friendship, adolescence, new yorker ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: new york, usa
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Sex and the City
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: witty, talky, stylized, sentimental, erotic ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: sex talk, looking for love, sex, female friendship, friendship between women, battle of the sexes, looking for sex, everyday life, city life, strong sexual content, best friends, writer's life ...
Time: contemporary, 90s, 20th century, 21st century, 1990s ...
Place: new york, usa, manhattan, new york city
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