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Cucumber (2015)
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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, couple relations, lgbt, gays and lesbians, gender, life turned upside down, homosexuality, gay relationship, fear of commitment, suicide, middle aged, gay sex, introspection, bittersweet, bdsm, self discovery, lesbian, masturbation, bisexual, interracial relations, male nudity, office worker, marriage proposal, coworker, blackmail ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, manchester, manchester england

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, emotional and captivating films and TV series with plots about gender, gays and lesbians, couples, gay, couple relations, lgbt and love and romance mostly in Drama, Romance and Comedy genres. Some movies like Cucumber: Banana (2015), The Street (2006), Queer as Folk (1999), Looking (2014), Eastsiders (2012). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Banana (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
Story: Witty, heartfelt and unique interlinked stories covering different aspects of LGBT life, featuring the most exciting emerging talent.
Style: realistic, sentimental, captivating, psychological, touching ...
Plot: gays and lesbians, couple relations, gender, self discovery, haunted by the past, love, lgbt, society, multiple storylines, love and romance, young adult, gay interest ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe, manchester
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100%
 8.3
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The Street (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: The Street is a British television drama series created by Jimmy McGovern and produced by Granada Television for the BBC. The series follows the lives of various residents of an unnamed street in Manchester and features an all-star cast including ...
Style: sincere, realistic, emotional, serious, anthology ...
Audience: chick flick, boys' night
Plot: couple relations, family life, neighbor, social relations, dull life, crumbling marriage, small town, family problems, friendship, neighborhood, friends, small town life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, northern england, manchester
⇓ 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: sexual, witty, humorous, clever, semi serious ...
Audience: date night
Plot: gay, coming out, gays and lesbians, homosexual, gay teenager, lgbt, looking for sex, friendship, love affair, gender bending, urban, boss ...
Time: 90s, 2000s, 1990s
Place: manchester, europe, england, northern england, manchester england
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 8.2
 16K
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: semi serious, sincere, humorous, realistic, clever
Plot: gay, gay couple, gays and lesbians, gay relationship, friendship, friendship between men, gay slur, gay sex, male friendship, looking for love, everyday life, direction and purpose ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: san francisco, california, los angeles, usa, oakland california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.8
 2K
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, emotional, gloomy ...
Plot: gay couple, gay relationship, infidelity, friends, gay, up and down relationship, dishonesty, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, abortion, friendship, unwanted pregnancy, urban ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 5.8
 402
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, psychological, captivating, semi serious ...
Plot: friendship, sexual relations, couple relations, gender, lgbt, group of friends, gay relationship, love, couples, friends, sexual content, buddies ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Prisoners' Wives (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Behind every prisoner, there's a wife, girlfriend or mother doing time on the outside. For some it's a nightmare, for others a liberation. Prisoners' Wives - it's time to tell their stories.
Style: emotional, realistic, serious, touching, captivating ...
Plot: prison, couples, coping, family relations, parents and children, housewife, crimes, female protagonist, strong female presence, social relations, couple relations
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 5.0
 915
Man at Bath (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 72 min.
Story: Omar and Emmanuel go to great lengths to prove they are not in love.
Style: emotional, contemplative, realistic, psychological, captivating ...
Plot: breakup, self discovery, introspection, couples, gender, sexual relations, family problems, nudity (full frontal - brief), lgbt, sex scene, gay, gays and lesbians ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, usa, new york, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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 5.7
 2K
Nasty Baby (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, Chile
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, touching, captivating, psychological, emotional ...
Plot: friendship, best friends, couples, couple relations, gender, gay couple, illegal immigrant, society, love and romance, gays and lesbians, interracial couple, artificial insemination ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Phantom Images (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 73 min.
Story: A filmmaker continues shooting his film after his funding is pulled.
Style: emotional, disturbing, realistic, serious, sexy ...
Plot: gender, gays and lesbians, gay, dying, stage, filmmaking, male nudity, filmmaker, gay lead character, gay sex, spanking, race ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Bouquet of Barbed Wire (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: When Peter Manson's daughter falls pregnant by her teacher, he is afraid that he has lost her forever. But are his fears more than just fatherly concern?
Style: psychological, serious, emotional, gloomy, tense ...
Plot: obsession, parents and children, couple relations, dysfunctional family, family problems, life turned upside down, haunted by the past, car accident, loss of wife, daughter, suicide, teacher ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
The Politician's Husband (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 180 min.
TV show
Story: Aiden Hoynes is a senior cabinet minister who has always put his career before family, with the support of Freya, his devoted wife and mother to their two young children. But when Freya's own political career takes off and threatens to ...
Style: realistic, captivating, tense, serious, psychological ...
Plot: politics, betrayal, relationship vs career, political intrigue, ambition, family, state affairs, blind ambition, couples, husband wife relationship, career woman, politician ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 7.0
 915
The Smoke (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 44 min.
TV show
Story: An experienced fire fighter is badly injured and spends almost a year recovering at home. Now he returns to work, but is he as emotionally and physically sound as he thinks he is?
Style: realistic, emotional, captivating, psychological, serious ...
Plot: rescue, workplace, workplace situations, firefighter, danger, injury, fire department, partners, bravery, evacuation, natural disaster, lifesaver ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 8.3
 19K
Queer as Folk (2000)
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: serious, emotional, touching, sexual, sincere ...
Plot: gays and lesbians, gay love, lgbt, gay relationship, gay, homosexual, homosexuality, gender, discrimination, gay teenager, age difference, lesbian ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, pennsylvania, pittsburgh
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 7.8
 5K
Hit & Miss (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: An assassin with a secret, Mia's life is changed forever by a letter from her ex.
Style: psychological, serious, tense, atmospheric, touching ...
Plot: transsexual, hitman, disorder, single parent, deadly, gender, hidden identity, crimes, siblings relations, responsibility, sexual identity, life turned upside down ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 6.7
 178
Family Tree (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 97 min.
Story: When Frédérick, the patriarch of the Alsatian Muller family, is conspicuously absent from his son Charles' funeral, Frédérick's surviving son and his granddaughter, raw from their loss, await an explanation. Once revealed, ...
Style: sincere, touching, psychological, emotional, serious ...
Plot: deportation, family relations, coming out, haunted by the past, introspection, hopes, aging, family problems, bittersweet, elderly, death in the family, gender ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Life in Squares (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 171 min.
TV show
Story: A story of the close and often fraught relationship between sisters Vanessa Bell and Virginia Woolf.
Style: realistic, emotional, captivating, serious, stylized
Audience: girls' night
Plot: artist, love triangle, rebelliousness, love and romance, couples, family relations, friendship, self discovery, bohemian, poet, gays and lesbians, gender ...
Time: 20th century
Place: england, london, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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, sincere, touching, contemplative, serious ...
Plot: friendship, small town, hopes, love and romance, couples, friends, human nature, love affair, introspection, couple relations, gender, gays and lesbians ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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 5.8
 1K
Two Drifters (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: Portugal
Duration: 98 min.
Story: After breaking up with her boyfriend, a woman named Odete (Ana Cristina De Oliveira) descends into madness and claims to be pregnant with the child of Rui's (Nuno Gil) late lover, Pedro (João Carreira). As grief-stricken Rui mourns ...
Style: emotional, psychological, realistic, sexual, stylized ...
Plot: gay, love and romance, breakup, obsession, insanity, gay relationship, couples, male nudity, gender, solace, lgbt, strong sexual content ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: portugal, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 4.7
 1K
Doctors (2000)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Set in the fictional Midlands town of Letherbridge, defined as being close to the city of Birmingham, this soap opera follows the staff and families of a doctor's surgery.
Style: touching, captivating, emotional, sentimental, serious ...
Plot: doctor, workplace, doctors and patients, clinic, workplace situations, couples, supportive coworker, couple relations, terminal illness, love affair, social relations, life is a bitch ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 5.6
 411
Cal (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Twenty-year-old Cal returns from France to Britain after receiving news that his mother is ill. His finds his home city of Bristol facing hard economic times brought on by the global economic crisis, with poverty and crime on the rise and rioting ...
Style: realistic, serious, gay cinema, suspenseful, tense ...
Plot: gay, love affair, society, crimes, life is a bitch, gay interest, gender, gays and lesbians, nudity (full frontal - brief), male nudity, pubic hair
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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, psychological, touching
Plot: gay relationship, homosexuality, lgbt, love, world war two, veteran, generation, grandparent grandchild relationship, gay sex, gay, dysfunctional marriage, prison ...
Time: 1950s, 50s
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 7.5
 11K
The Royals (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 42 min.
TV show
Story: Drama about a fictional British Royal family set in modern day London, who inhabit a world of opulence and regal tradition that caters to any and every desire, but one that also comes with a price tag of duty, destiny and intense public scrutiny.
Style: sentimental, realistic, serious, captivating
Plot: royal family, state affairs, forbidden love, monarchy, love and romance, couple relations, palaces castles and temples, paparazzi, scandal, society, prince, crown prince ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
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 8.4
 553
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: emotional, semi serious, clever, talky, realistic ...
Plot: gay, looking for love, gender, friends, social awkwardness, city life, gays and lesbians, best friends, love and romance, urban, profanity, sexual content ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 7.6
 2K
The Slap (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 354 min.
TV show
Story: The Slap is a bold, provocative television drama series that forensically examines the mores and morality of contemporary middleclass life. Based on Christos Tsiolkas’ bestselling novel, this 8–part drama serial traces the shattering ...
Style: realistic, psychological, captivating, emotional, serious ...
Plot: introspection, marital problem, couple relations, couples, family life, family relations, adulthood, parents and children, suburbs, society, friendship, suburban life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 8.2
 1K
Our Zoo (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 312 min.
TV show
Story: “Our Zoo” follows the story of George, who being frustrated by memories of fighting in the great war and living with his extended family, wants to bring more beauty into the world. When he comes across a camel and monkey that are about to be ...
Style: semi serious, sincere, captivating, realistic
Plot: family business, follow your dream, life turned upside down, eccentric family, couple relations, parents and children, family relations, zoo, siblings relations, ex soldier, post traumatic stress disorder, war veteran ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, 30s
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 6.4
 2K
Melbourne (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: Iran
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Amir and Sara are a young couple on their way to Melbourne to continue their studies. However, just a few hours before the departure of their flight, they are unintentionally involved in a tragic event.
Style: serious, captivating, realistic, emotional, psychological ...
Plot: couple relations, life turned upside down, family in crisis, immigration, fear, tragedy, depression, existentialism, down on your luck, couples, husband wife relationship, tobacco ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: iran, australia, melbourne, melbourne australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
Children of God (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: Bahamas
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Johnny (Johnny Ferro) is an art student in Nassau whose technique is perfect, but he’s creatively blocked. His teacher sends him off to the rural island of Eleuthera where he meets Romeo (Stephen Tyrone Williams), a hot musician. They begin a ...
Style: touching, serious, realistic, emotional, stylized ...
Plot: gay, coming out, religion, lgbt, gender, society, couples, youth, artists and showbiz, religions or cults, gays and lesbians, art ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: bahamas, caribbean
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 5.8
 521
Nighthawks (1978)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 113 min.
Story: A gay man is forced to hide his sexuality by day while living his secret life by night. A respectable geography teacher by day; by night, hanging out in London's gay bars, looking for a long-term relationship, but usually encountering only ...
Style: gloomy, sexual, emotional, sincere, psychological ...
Plot: coming out, disco, school, society, couples, love and romance, youth, lifestyle, gender, gays and lesbians, self discovery, school teacher ...
Time: 70s
Place: england, london, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 7.5
 9K
London Spy (2015)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: A romance between an MI6 code genius and an ordinary man promises happiness. But tragedy strikes when the spy dies in suspicious circumstances, forcing his lover to pursue the truth behind his death.
Style: captivating, tense, realistic, serious, suspenseful ...
Plot: gay, espionage, love affair, undercover, spy, gays and lesbians, gender, murder, conspiracy, surveillance, police, love and romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: london, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%