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Looking (2014)
 8.2
 18K
Looking (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Three friends in San Francisco who explore the fun and sometimes overwhelming options available to a new generation of gay men.
Style: sincere, humorous, semi serious, realistic, clever
Plot: gay, gay couple, gay relationship, gays and lesbians, friendship between men, friendship, gay slur, lgbt, gay sex, direction and purpose, looking for love, everyday life, businessman, career, business venture, buddies, city life, gay culture, group of friends, artist, homosexuality, sexual activity, friends, homosexual, love and romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 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, touching and semi serious films and TV series with plots about gay, lgbt, gay relationship, friendship, gays and lesbians, gay kiss and couples mostly in Drama, Romance and Comedy genres. Some movies like Looking: Looking: The Movie (2016), Queer as Folk (1999), Love, Victor (2020), Queer as Folk (1999), Weekend (2011). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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 ...
Style: light, psychological, unusual plot structure, feel good, humorous ...
Plot: gay, group of friends, love, gay marriage, nightlife, friendship, romance, lgbt, friendship between men, gay club, ex lover, one night stand ...
Time: 21st century
Place: san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 8.5
 20K
Queer as Folk (1999)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 47 min.
TV show
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: emotional, touching, sexual, serious, realistic ...
Plot: gays and lesbians, gay, gay love, gay relationship, lgbt, homosexuality, homosexual, coming out, friendship, gender, gay teenager, age difference ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: pittsburgh, usa, pennsylvania
⇓ similarity ⇓
89%
 8.1
 14K
Love, Victor (2020)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Victor is a new student at Creekwood High School on his own journey of self-discovery, facing challenges at home, adjusting to a new city, and struggling with his sexual orientation. When it all seems too much, he reaches out to Simon to help him ...
Style: romantic, captivating, sweet, humorous, light ...
Audience: teens, teen drama
Plot: gay, gay teenager, lgbt teen, coming out, male homosexuality, lgbt, gay relationship, gay lead character, high school, homosexual, love, gay son ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Queer as Folk (1999)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 48 min.
TV show
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: sexy, sexual, semi serious, realistic, witty ...
Audience: date night
Plot: gay, coming out, lgbt, gays and lesbians, homosexual, gay teenager, first gay sexual experience, looking for sex, boss, gender, opposites attract, lifestyle ...
Time: 90s, 2000s
Place: manchester, europe, england, northern england
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 7.6
 30K
Weekend (2011)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 97 min.
Story: After a drunken house party with his straight mates, Russell heads out to a gay club. Just before closing time he picks up Glen but what's expected to be just a one-night stand becomes something else, something special.
Style: sincere, touching, emotional, meditative, romantic ...
Plot: gay relationship, gay love, gay, gay couple, gay club, lgbt, gays and lesbians, gay sex, lifestyle, homosexual, weekend, one night stand ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 70s
Place: england, europe, london, britain, canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 8.5
 17K
Please Like Me (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Australia
Duration: 29 min.
TV show
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, realistic, sincere, offbeat
Plot: coming out, gay, gay relationship, suicide attempt, friendship, sexuality, homosexual, roommate, self discovery, gays and lesbians, sexual identity, lgbt ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.8
 3K
Eastsiders (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
TV show
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, semi serious, humorous, realistic, gloomy ...
Plot: gay, gay couple, gay relationship, infidelity, friends, up and down relationship, dishonesty, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, abortion, friendship, unwanted pregnancy, couple relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
 7.5
 1K
Noah's Arc (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
TV show
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, realistic, humorous, sincere, sexy ...
Plot: gay, gay african american, friendship, boyfriend, dating, african american, gay couple, everyday life, lifestyle, looking for love, couples, love and romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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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, touching, humorous, realistic
Plot: gay, porn industry, male prostitute, friends, follow your dream, hollywood, fame, actor's life, ambition, lifestyle, desire for fame, starlet ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, serious, sincere, touching, sexy ...
Plot: gay sex, gay love, gay, gender, introspection, gays and lesbians, friendship, friends, follow your dream, hopes, strong sexual content, homosexual ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: san francisco, usa, california, ohio
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.3
 55K
Will & Grace (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
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: sitcom, stylized, feel good, realistic, witty ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: gay, roommate, friendship, supportive friend, best friends, love and romance, dating, platonic, gender, singleness, looking for love, lawyer ...
Time: 90s, contemporary, 21st century, 20th century, 2000s ...
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Man in an Orange Shirt (2017)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 120 min.
TV show
Story: Two love stories, sixty years apart, charting the challenges and huge change to gay lives with Michael and Thomas from WW2 to Adam and Steve to the present day.
Style: sincere, captivating, touching, psychological
Plot: gay relationship, homosexuality, gay, lgbt, closeted homosexual, love, gay sex, world war two, generation, grandparent grandchild relationship, dysfunctional marriage, prison ...
Time: 50s
Place: london
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, humorous, sentimental, clever ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, teens, chick flick
Plot: gay, gay slur, friendship, gay relationship, aids, love and romance, looking for love, infidelity, group of friends, gay romance, friends, hollywood ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 2000s
Place: california, usa, idaho, los angeles, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.9
 1K
BearCity (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Set in New York's gay "bear" scene and taking a cue from the popular HBO franchise "Sex and the City," BearCity follows a tight-knit pack of friends experiencing comical mishaps, emotionally sweet yet lusty romantic ...
Style: sentimental, not serious, realistic, humorous, touching
Plot: nightclub, lifestyle, gay couple, buddies, friends, gender, job seeking, physical appearance, couple relations, open relationship, gays and lesbians, couples ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.8
 6K
Boy Culture (2006)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A successful male escort describes in a series of confessions his tangled romantic relationships with his two roommates and an older, enigmatic male client.
Style: psychological, captivating, semi serious, realistic, touching ...
Plot: gay, gay african american, gay sex, gay teenager, homosexuality, gays and lesbians, escort, confession, friendship, intergenerational friendship, male prostitute, gay erotica ...
Time: contemporary
Place: seattle, usa, washington state
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.8
 425
DTLA (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
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: realistic, humorous, captivating, psychological, semi serious ...
Plot: friendship, sexual relations, couple relations, gender, lgbt, group of friends, gay relationship, love, sexual content, couples, friends, buddies ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Scenes from a Gay Marriage (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: A recently single man finds solace in his upstairs neighbors' seemingly perfect relationship - until he suspects one of them is cheating.
Style: suspenseful, touching
Plot: gay, gay sex, gay relationship, homosexual, gay couple, gay culture, sex, gay marriage, friendship, marriage, couples, gay man straight woman relationship ...
Place: tennessee, nashville tennessee
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.4
 4K
4 Moons (2014)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Mexico
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Four stories about love and self-acceptance: An eleven year-old boy struggles to keep secret the attraction he feels towards his male cousin. Two former childhood friends reunite and start a relationship that gets complicated due to one of them’s ...
Style: captivating, psychological, disturbing
Plot: gay couple, gay, gay marriage, love triangle, gay relationship, friendship between men, childhood friend, lgbt, gay sex, gay slur, gay lead character, hustler ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 7.3
 4K
Big Eden (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 118 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: feel good, touching, sentimental, romantic, sweet ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: gay, gay relationship, small town, friendship, native american, coming out, gays and lesbians, romance, looking for love, hopes, lifestyle, gay love ...
Time: 90s
Place: montana, usa, new york, new jersey, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 8.3
 584
The Outs (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
TV show
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: witty, semi serious, emotional, realistic, clever ...
Plot: gay, friendship, best friends, love and romance, looking for love, social awkwardness, affair, lgbt, city life, gender, gay relationship, gay man straight woman relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york, brooklyn new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 6.1
 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: realistic, sentimental, emotional, psychological, captivating ...
Plot: gay, romance, love triangle, gay relationship, lovers reunited, sex scene, gender, introspection, couples, unfulfillment, ex lover, infidelity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Cheetah in August (2015)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Cheetah in August is a riveting story about a former high school track athlete who's distorted views on love, negatively affects the people closest to him. The journey of the main character, August, from his high school years into adult life is ...
Style: melancholic, sentimental, touching, sexy, psychological ...
Plot: gay, friend, gay couple, group of friends, african american, male nudity, gay relationship, love and romance, love affair, friendship, lovers, closeted gay ...
Time: 21st century
Place: california, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
What About Brian (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
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, realistic, semi serious, feel good
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: group of friends, friendship, marriage, looking for love, fear of commitment, couples, singleness, couple relations, adolescence vs adulthood, family life, romance, unlikely couple ...
Time: contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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More Scenes from a Gay Marriage (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 70 min.
Story: Leigh has made a film about how Darren and Joe met and fell in love. Due to its exaggerated nature, personal complications ensue.
Plot: gay, lgbt, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, group of friends, homosexual, male protagonist, gay couple, friendship, gay man straight woman relationship, homosexuality, sex, love ...
Place: nashville tennessee, tennessee
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 5.0
 456
Leather (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Birch, a young man living in the Catskill Mountains, reunites with his childhood friend from the city, Andrew.
Style: melancholic, touching, captivating, psychological, humorous ...
Plot: gay, male nudity, gay sex, childhood friend, homosexual, gay relationship, love and romance, gay couple, lgbt, gay interest, love affair, family relations ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Theory of Love (2019)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Thailand
Duration: 50 min.
TV show
Story: Third is a filmology major and a member of the Savage team along with his best friends Too, Bone, and Kai, but he has a secret. Third has been secretly in love with his Kai for years. For three years he has kept his…
Style: sexy, psychological, sincere, romantic, touching ...
Plot: gay, gay interest, lgbt, love, friendship, love affair, lovers, gay relationship, gay lead character, young lovers, gay love, love and romance ...
Time: 21st century
Place: thailand
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 6.9
 11K
The New Normal (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
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: sitcom, not serious, humorous, captivating, realistic
Plot: gay parent, gay, surrogate mother, pregnancy, eccentric family, couple relations, desperation, gender, gays and lesbians, wanting a baby, family relations, gay couple ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, los angeles, usa, beverly hills
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 5.5
 2K
Redwoods (2009)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Both original and incredibly romantic, Redwoods tells the story of an already-partnered man whose love is tested when a mysterious drifter passes through his small Northern California town.
Style: realistic, touching, emotional, serious, sexy ...
Plot: gay, gay relationship, romance, couples, breakup, gays and lesbians, gay couple, love affair, lifestyle, love and romance, family problems, road not taken ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, northern california
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Is It Just Me? (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Frustrated by his ongoing failure to meet Mr. Right, Blaine stumbles upon what might be his perfect match in an online chat room-Xander, a sweet, hunky guy who's recently moved to LA. Smitten, Blaine then finds that he's been chatting to ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, sexy, humorous, witty ...
Audience: date night
Plot: gay, mistaken identity, gays and lesbians, gay relationship, phone sex, roommate, artists and showbiz, romance, looking for sex, lgbt, love and romance, best friends ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
The Men Next Door (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: This is a fast-paced comedy about a 40-year-old gay man who finds himself dating two equally lovable men - a secure 50-year-old who came out later in life, and an adventurous 30-year-old who wasn't looking for a relationship. What he ...
Style: humorous, touching, captivating, realistic, offbeat ...
Plot: gay, couples, family relations, love and romance, love triangle, older man younger man relationship, gay relationship, coming out, gays and lesbians, thirtysomething life, parents and children, boyfriend ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%