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Eastsiders (2012)
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Eastsiders (2012)
Original name: EastSiders
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 been cheating on him with Jeremy (Matthew McKelligon), their relationship is turned upside down. Will the lies tear them apart or are they just stubborn enough to stay together forever? Drunken outbursts and double standards abound in this dark comedy about the sad and funny messes we make out of our lives. Cal's best friend Kathy (Constance Wu) is always there for him with a bottle of whiskey in her purse, but she has her own problems with her nice guy boyfriend Ian (John Halbach), even if they're all in her head. Stephen Guarino guest stars as a party promoter throwing one last bash before the apocalypse. - Written by Kit Williamson
Style: touching, semi serious, humorous, emotional, realistic, gloomy
Plot: gay, gay couple, gay relationship, infidelity, friends, up and down relationship, dishonesty, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, friendship, abortion, unwanted pregnancy, couples, gays and lesbians, sexual content, gender, couple relations, gay sex, lgbt, pregnancy, cheating, interracial relations, best friend, open relationship, female impersonator, gay lead character ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa, california

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out touching, realistic, psychological and sexy films and TV series with plots about gay, friendship, love and romance, gay relationship, gays and lesbians, lgbt and friends mostly in Drama, Romance and Comedy genres. Some movies like Eastsiders: Looking (2014), Whirlwind (2007), DTLA (2012), The Outs (2012), Nasty Baby (2015). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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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, everyday life, direction and purpose, looking for love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: san francisco, california, los angeles, usa, oakland california
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Whirlwind (2007)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A hot, young and charming man with ulterior motives enters the lives of a tight-knit group of gay men in New York City and at first adds excitement and intrigue to their group, but events soon spiral out of control as he deliberately attempts to ...
Style: realistic, emotional, sexy, captivating, psychological ...
Plot: gay, friendship, infidelity, couples, lifestyle, manipulation, thirtysomething life, breakup, emotionless, unfulfillment, gender, gay relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
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100%
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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 ⇓
49%
 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
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Nasty Baby (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Nasty Baby centers around a Brooklyn couple, Freddy and his boyfriend Mo, who are trying to have a baby with the help of their best friend, Polly. Freddy is an artist, and his latest work is all about babies – it’s clear he’s dying to be a ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, touching, captivating, emotional ...
Plot: friendship, couple relations, couples, best friends, gender, gay couple, illegal immigrant, society, love and romance, gays and lesbians, interracial couple, murder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york, brooklyn new york city
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38%
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Coming Out (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
TV show
Story: The explosive lives, loves and losses of an intermingled group of Montréalers are explored as they confront the subject of difference. Managing a modern relationship can be a mess. Single? Attached? Married? Divorced? Open? Closed? The most common ...
Style: sexy, psychological, romantic, melancholic, unusual plot structure ...
Plot: gay, lgbt, gay relationship, gay couple, love and romance, society, gay interest, family relations, youth, homosexual, fall in love, couple relations ...
Time: 21st century
Place: montreal, canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 7.0
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East Los High (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 26 min.
TV show
Story: East Los High is not your typical high school. Dance, sex, romance, and mystery are at the heart of this inner city school in East LA where two teenage cousins—Jessie, a 16-year-old virgin and Maya, a troubled runaway with a violent past —fall ...
Style: serious, touching, realistic, exciting, melancholic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: teenage love, infidelity, love and romance, coming of age, dishonesty, teenage life, social relations, sexual content, high school life, youth, high school, vengeance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles
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36%
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Cucumber (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 50 min.
TV show
Story: Original drama series from Russell T Davies exploring the passions and pitfalls of 21st century gay life, beginning with the most disastrous date night in history.
Style: realistic, captivating, psychological, emotional, serious
Plot: gay, homosexuality, couple relations, lgbt, gays and lesbians, gender, life turned upside down, gay relationship, fear of commitment, suicide, middle aged, gay interest ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, manchester
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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Whatever This Is. (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
TV show
Story: Whatever this is. follows Sam (Hunter Canning) and Ari (Dylan Marron), two production assistants in New York, as well as Sam's girlfriend Lisa (Madeline Wise), a teacher without pay for the summer. Sam and Ari are scraping by working low paying ...
Style: biting, realistic, semi serious, suspense, sincere ...
Plot: friends, buddies, media, obnoxious boss, workplace, tv show, workplace situations, twentysomething life, friendship, lesbian, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, flatmate ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 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 ⇓
33%
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The Slap (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
TV show
Story: A family drama that explodes from one small incident where a man slaps another couple's misbehaving child. This seemingly minor domestic dispute pulls the family apart, exposes long-held secrets, and ignites a lawsuit that challenges the core ...
Style: tense, serious, realistic, psychological, captivating
Plot: family problems, couples, family relations, domestic violence, friendship, infidelity, suburbs, parents and children, family in crisis, dishonesty, couple relations, friends ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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 ⇓
32%
Fujoshi, Ukkari Gei ni Kokuru (2019)
Genre: Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 29 min.
TV show
Story: Jun, a closeted gay teenager who loves Queen, starts a relationship after bumping into his classmate, Sae, and sees her buying "yaoi" manga. However, Jun suffers a lot when he tries to learn to be straight.
Style: feel good, touching, light, sweet
Plot: gay, gay man straight woman relationship, gay teenager, fall in love, friends, friendship, romance, couples, love and romance, blind date, looking for love, couple relations ...
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32%
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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 ⇓
31%
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 ⇓
31%
Like You Know It All (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: South Korea
Duration: 126 min.
Story: Delightfully comic exploration of the emotional and social geography of an art-house film director.
Style: captivating, touching, realistic, emotional, uplifting ...
Plot: infidelity, friendship, lovers reunited, love triangle, haunted by the past, friends, forbidden love, couple relations, filmmaking, sexual content, small town, performer's life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: korea, asia, jeju island
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Dashing in December (2020)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: When Wyatt returns home for the holidays to try to convince his mom to sell their family ranch, an unexpected romance with handsome ranch hand Heath may throw off his plans.
Style: sexy, tense, touching, psychological, sincere ...
Plot: gay, gay lead character, christmas, gay romance, lgbt, gay relationship, gay couple, ranch, happy ending, opposites attract, fall in love, christmas season ...
Time: 21st century
Place: manhattan new york city, colorado
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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 ⇓
31%
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Tales of the City (2019)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Mary Ann returns to present-day San Francisco and is reunited with her daughter and ex-husband, twenty years after leaving them behind to pursue her career. Fleeing the midlife crisis that her picture-perfect Connecticut life created, Mary Ann is ...
Style: sincere, romantic, sentimental, touching, lgbt cinema
Plot: lgbt, transsexual, apartment building, gays and lesbians, gay, gay relationship, friendship, lgbtq, filmmaking, neighbor neighbor relationship, father daughter relationship, old woman ...
Time: contemporary
Place: san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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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 ⇓
30%
Clayton & Claudia (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Story: Claudia Noon is a struggling booker for a local talent agency in Dallas. While working hard to find her actors work, an old crush from her high school years, Kent Bergman, shows-up at the agency looking for representation. It is obvious that Kent ...
Style: unusual plot structure, melancholic, sexy, psychological, romantic ...
Plot: gay, gay relationship, gay couple, love and romance, gay lead character, gay love, society, youth, gay interest, love affair, love, gays and lesbians ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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Method (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: South Korea
Duration: 82 min.
Story: A seasoned actor and a pop star are cast as leads in a gay romantic play. As the actor teaches the pop star method acting, the line between fiction and reality is blurred and they become drawn to each other.
Style: melancholic, unusual plot structure, sexy, romantic, psychological ...
Plot: gay, age difference, gay relationship, obsession, infidelity, love triangle, jealousy, love affair, love and romance, gay love, society, gay lead character ...
Time: 21st century
Place: south korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 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 ⇓
29%
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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 ...
Style: emotional, serious, realistic, touching, sincere ...
Plot: friendship, small town, friends, couples, love affair, couple relations, human nature, introspection, hopes, love and romance, bittersweet, gays and lesbians ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 6.4
 994
Tomcat (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: Austria
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Andreas and Stefan lead a happy and passionate life: Together with their beloved tomcat Moses, they live in a beautiful old house in Vienna's vineyards. They work as a musician and as a scheduler in the same orchestra and they love their large ...
Style: homoerotic, psychological, melancholic, light, sincere ...
Plot: gay, gay interest, gay sex, male homosexuality, gay couple, gay relationship, homoeroticism, male objectification, musician, gay lead character, gay love, cat ...
Time: 21st century
Place: austria
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Bastards of Young (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Welcome to adulthood! When two early-30s couples celebrate their last annual Halloween party in New York, they are confronted with sex, lies, and unspoken drama which tests their relationships and futures.
Style: touching, semi serious, realistic, sincere, humorous
Plot: infidelity, pregnancy, couples, couple relations, thirtysomething life, friends, best friends, introspection, crumbling marriage, friendship, divorce, adultery ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Do You Take This Man (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: When a gay couple's impending wedding hits a snag, the grooms must rely on their friends and family to see them through.
Style: psychological, unusual plot structure, disturbing, touching, tense ...
Plot: gay, lgbt, childhood friend, marriage, gay couple, homosexual, dishonesty, wedding, argument, secret, engaged couple, gay interest ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 6.6
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Boys Life 2 (1997)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 74 min.
Story: Compilation of four short films about homoerotic situations involving young men. In "Trevor", by Peggy Rajski, a teenager faces homophobia and falls in love for the first time. Tom DeCerchio directed "Nunzio's Second ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, touching, sexy ...
Plot: gay, youth, coming out, gay interest, coming of age, social misfits, best friends, love and romance, gender, gays and lesbians, single parent, family relations ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, iowa, canada, new jersey, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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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 ⇓
28%
Until We Meet Again (2019)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Thailand
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: Korn and In's love was doomed from the beginning. It was forbidden from the start — falling in love with the right person but at a wrong time, surrounded by parents who were enemies and a society that would shame their love. Their story never ...
Style: touching, sentimental, melancholic, psychological
Plot: gay, romance, gay relationship, lgbt, school, gay interest, couple relations, homosexual, life, love and romance, friendship, friends ...
Time: 21st century
Place: thailand
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%