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Looking (2014)
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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, semi serious, clever, realistic, sincere
Plot: gays and lesbians, friendship, gay, artist, gay slur, gay relationship, gay culture, lgbt, male friendship, love, looking for love, singleness, urban, gender, friends, city life, buddies, love and romance, 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

Most similar movies to Looking

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, humorous, semi serious and talky films and TV series with plots about gay, gays and lesbians, gender, friends, friendship, couples and love and romance mostly in Romance, Drama and Comedy genres. Some movies like Looking: Noah's Arc (2005), Please Like Me (2013), DTLA (2012), Will & Grace (1998), The Outs (2012). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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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: humorous, semi serious, sexual, realistic
Plot: gay, friendship, dating, african american, boyfriend, best friends, gays and lesbians, gay relationship, lgbt, male friendship, gay culture, college ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 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: humorous, semi serious, offbeat, realistic, sincere
Plot: gays and lesbians, gay, depression, roommate, gay relationship, best friend, friendship, gender, young adult, lgbt, self discovery, twentysomething life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
 4.8
 391
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, realistic, touching
Plot: friendship, gays and lesbians, lgbt, gender, friends, buddies, couple relations, sexual relations, couples, male nudity, gay african american, gay relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
 7.2
 45K
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: talky, semi serious, humorous, realistic, stylized ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: sitcom, gay, friendship, roommate, homosexual, best friends, urban, gays and lesbians, dating, lgbt, singleness, looking for love ...
Time: contemporary, 90s, 20th century, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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 8.3
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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: clever, semi serious, talky, realistic, witty ...
Plot: gay, city life, urban, gays and lesbians, gay relationship, friendship, dating, lgbt, looking for love, gender, love and romance, best friends ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 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: sexual, serious, thought provoking, emotional, touching ...
Plot: gays and lesbians, coming out, discrimination, lesbian, age difference, thirtysomething life, gender, friendship, nightclub, aids, accountant, homosexual ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: pittsburgh, pennsylvania, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 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: humorous, not serious, realistic
Plot: architect, gays and lesbians, business partner, friendship, friends, sitcom, male friendship, best friends, buddies, couple relations, workplace situations, gender ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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: friendship, love, romance, gay, lgbt, group of friends, reunion, one night stand, gay marriage, gay wedding, friendship between men, ex lover ...
Place: san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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The Last Straight Man (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Lewis is a closeted gay man throwing a bachelor party for his straight best friend and secret crush, Cooper. After a night of drunken sex together, the two men decide to meet in the same hotel suite on the same night each year to hook up and catch ...
Style: touching, semi serious, realistic
Plot: friendship, gays and lesbians, gay, hotel, closeted homosexual, gay relationship, coming out, drugs/alcohol, lovers reunited, romance, sexuality, in the closet ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 5.1
 812
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: semi serious, humorous, sexual, realistic, witty ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: gays and lesbians, restaurant, friendship, infidelity, unlikely couple, romance, urban, lgbt, homosexuality, womanizer, opposites attract, looking for love ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new york, usa, virginia
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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: semi serious, realistic, humorous, touching
Plot: hollywood, gays and lesbians, friends, gay, male prostitute, actor's life, best friends, desire for fame, urban, follow your dream, city life, showbiz ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 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: semi serious, feel good, touching, realistic, humorous ...
Plot: coming out, gay, small town, friendship, gays and lesbians, gay relationship, native american, store, romance, lesbian, lgbt, artists and showbiz ...
Time: 90s
Place: montana, usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
The Broken Hearts Club: A Romantic Comedy (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A group of friends search for fun, love and ultimately themselves in West Hollywood. This movie is an entertaining, and sometimes cynical look into the lives of six gay men trying to come to terms with what being gay and single (or gay and ...
Style: witty, semi serious, clever, realistic, sentimental ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: gays and lesbians, gay, friendship, aids, drugs/alcohol, couple relations, roommate, male friendship, lesbian relationship, gay relationship, hollywood, romance ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: california, usa, idaho, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 6.8
 10K
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: not serious, humorous, realistic
Plot: sitcom, gays and lesbians, surrogate mother, gay parent, pregnancy, couple relations, gay relationship, lgbt, gender, couples, family relations, eccentric family ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, beverly hills, los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 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, biting, realistic, flamboyance ...
Audience: teens
Plot: coming out, gay, high school, gays and lesbians, friends, friendship, mormon, best friend, lgbt teen, lgbt, high school life, gender ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s
Place: usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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: feel good, semi serious, realistic, humorous
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: dating, friendship, pregnancy, lawyer, marriage, unlikely couple, young lovers, bachelor, suburbs, couple relations, romance, looking for love ...
Time: contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 5.9
 2K
August (2011)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: August tells the story of two former lovers, Troy and Jonathan, who reunite after a long ago painful breakup. After spending several years in Spain, Troy returns to Los Angeles and decides to phone Jonathan and meet for coffee. A seemingly innocent ...
Style: serious, sentimental, realistic, touching, sexy
Plot: romance, gays and lesbians, love triangle, gay relationship, lovers reunited, gender, love and romance, couples, introspection, couple relations, unfulfillment, pubic hair ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 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: sexual, semi serious, realistic, sentimental, talky ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: lesbian, coming out, gays and lesbians, lesbian relationship, lesbian couple, lesbian mother, infidelity, lesbian cunnilingus, love triangle, seduction, tennis, cafe ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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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: semi serious, clever, realistic, sentimental, sexual ...
Audience: date night
Plot: first time, gays and lesbians, unlikely couple, free love, urban, self discovery, looking for love, looking for sex, gender, love and romance, couples, buddies ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa, california, southern california
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 6.2
 4K
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: humorous, semi serious, talky, realistic, witty ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: sitcom, coming out, friendship, store, best friends, urban, gays and lesbians, lgbt, looking for love, workplace situations, thirtysomething life, gender ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 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: emotional, semi serious, realistic, gloomy, humorous ...
Plot: infidelity, friends, gay relationship, cheating, friendship, abortion, gays and lesbians, urban, couple relations, dishonesty, couples, gender ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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: not serious, humorous, realistic, clever, feel good
Audience: girls' night
Plot: gays and lesbians, looking for love, singleness, midlife crisis, thirtysomething life, gender, love and romance, friends, best friends, wooing, fashion, couples ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 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: clever, semi serious, sentimental, realistic, humorous ...
Audience: date night
Plot: friendship, buddies, gays and lesbians, couple relations, looking for love, singleness, friends, couples, human nature, reunion, gender, love and romance ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, los angeles, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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Leave It on the Floor (2011)
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, gay relationship, friendship, gays and lesbians, r&b, performer's life, lgbt, self discovery, nightclub, artists and showbiz, gender, friends ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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: humorous, not serious, realistic, talky
Audience: girls' night
Plot: sitcom, dating, gays and lesbians, singleness, lgbt, gender, couples, couple relations, love and romance, platonic, loud, homosexual ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Kissing Jessica Stein (2001)
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, semi serious, touching ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: lesbian, friendship, bisexual, romance, fall in love, gays and lesbians, gay relationship, couple relations, looking for love, singleness, gender, friends ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Billy's Hollywood Screen Kiss (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Billy, a struggling young gay photographer (who likes Polaroids), tired of being the "other man", falls in love with Gabriel, a waiter and aspiring musician who is probably straight but possibly gay or at least curious. Billy tries to get ...
Style: witty, feel good, semi serious, realistic, humorous ...
Plot: gay, friendship, hollywood, romance, fall in love, gay relationship, artists and showbiz, gender, friends, love and romance, partners, couples ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: california, usa, los angeles, indiana, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 5.7
 3K
The Fluffer (2001)
Genre: Drama, Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Johnny Rebel is a charismatic heterosexual man who makes his living acting in gay porn. His live in girlfriend Babylon is a stripper so she understands the reality of working in the sex industry. Sean McGinnis doesnt. He is a 22-year-old kid who ...
Style: sexual, semi serious, realistic, humorous, sexy ...
Plot: gays and lesbians, gay, stripper, porn industry, obsession, artists and showbiz, romance, couples, actor's life, unfulfilled love, filmmaking, gender ...
Time: contemporary
Place: california, usa, los angeles, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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: sexual, serious, sincere, realistic, touching
Plot: gay, gays and lesbians, strong sexual content, introspection, friendship, thirtysomething life, gender, follow your dream, under the surface, friends, hopes, pubic hair ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: san francisco, usa, ohio, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 6.1
 39K
90210 (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: 90210 revolves around several students at the fictional West Beverly Hills High School, including new Beverly Hills residents Annie Wilson and Dixon Wilson. Their father, Harry Wilson, has returned from Kansas to his Beverly Hills childhood home ...
Style: sentimental, serious, realistic
Audience: teens, teen drama
Plot: high school, friendship, teachers and students, high school life, love, teenage life, youth, friends, social relations, parents and children, siblings relations, teenage love ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, 2010s
Place: beverly hills, california, los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%