Movies and TV shows like Queer as Folk 1999

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Queer as Folk (1999)
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Queer as Folk (1999)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 48 min.
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 re-shown on More 4 between 14 and 18 October 2007, as part of Channel 4's 25th-birthday celebrations. Queer as Folk was produced by the Red Production Company for Channel 4. The title of the programme comes from a dialect expression from some parts of Northern England, "there's nowt so queer as folk", meaning "there's nothing as strange as people"; which is a word play the modern day English synonym of "queer", meaning homosexual. Davies had originally titled the series this, although at the suggestion of Channel 4 executives for a period during its development and pre-production it was known as Queer as Fuck, before it reverted to the former name.
Style: clever, semi serious, humorous, realistic, sexual, witty
Audience: date night
Plot: coming out, gays and lesbians, looking for sex, homosexual, city life, lgbt, age difference, gay relationship, sex, gay culture, friendship, urban, romance, looking for love, gender, love and romance, opposites attract, human nature, love affair, singleness, gender bending, friends, social relations, celibacy, liberal ...
Time: 90s
Place: england, europe, manchester, northern england, manchester england

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, semi serious, humorous and touching films and TV series with plots about love and romance, gender, gays and lesbians, couples, friendship, friends and lifestyle mostly in Drama, Romance and Comedy genres. Some movies like Queer as Folk: Lip Service (2010), Boys Life 2 (1997), The Outs (2012), Oranges Are Not the Only Fruit (1989), Sugar Rush (2005). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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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
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Lip Service (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Lip Service was a British television serial drama portraying the lives of a group of lesbians living in Glasgow, Scotland. Production on the show, which stars Laura Fraser, Ruta Gedmintas and Fiona Button, began in summer 2009 in Glasgow. The show ...
Style: sexual, semi serious, realistic, sincere, talky ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: coming out, lesbian, gays and lesbians, lesbian relationship, photographer, twentysomething life, lgbt, bar, gender, urban, love and romance, couples ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: scotland, europe, saudi arabia, glasgow scotland
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38%
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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, melancholic ...
Plot: coming out, gay, youth, coming of age, best friends, gays and lesbians, high school, single parent, social misfits, self discovery, friendship, sexual relations ...
Time: 90s
Place: iowa, usa, canada, new jersey, italy
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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: semi serious, clever, talky, realistic, witty ...
Plot: gay, city life, urban, gays and lesbians, friendship, dating, gay relationship, lgbt, looking for love, gender, love and romance, best friends ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
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Oranges Are Not the Only Fruit (1989)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 165 min.
Story: Jessica's extraordinarily strong will and heart enables her to rebel against her fanatical, cult-like upbringing. From seven to seventeen Jess is brainwashed to be one of the 'saved', to devote her life to Jesus, to follow the ...
Style: dark humor, semi serious, talky, clever, humorous ...
Plot: coming of age, coming out, lesbian, gays and lesbians, friendship, adoption, lgbt teen, lgbt, single parent, high school, suburbs, innocence lost ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 1960s
Place: england, europe
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Sugar Rush (2005)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 24 min.
Story: Sugar Rush is an Emmy Award–winning British television comedy drama series developed by Shine Limited and broadcast by Channel 4, based on the Julie Burchill novel of the same name. It is centred around the life of a 15 year old lesbian Kim ...
Style: sexy, semi serious, clever, realistic, feel good ...
Audience: girls' night, teens, teen drama
Plot: lesbian, coming out, sex, gays and lesbians, looking for sex, bondage, divorce, coming of age, best friends, lgbt, teenage crush, femme fatale ...
Time: contemporary
Place: england, europe, brighton
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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: serious, sexual, realistic, emotional, gloomy ...
Plot: disco, gay, school, coming out, gays and lesbians, self discovery, school teacher, lgbt, gender, love and romance, society, youth ...
Time: 70s
Place: england, europe, london
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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: semi serious, humorous, realistic, clever, sincere
Plot: gays and lesbians, friendship, gay, artist, gay slur, male friendship, lgbt, gay culture, love, looking for love, singleness, gender ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: san francisco, california, usa, los angeles, oakland california
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25%
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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, coming out, dating, african american, boyfriend, best friends, gays and lesbians, gay relationship, male friendship, lgbt, gay culture ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa
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Armistead Maupin's Tales of the City (1993)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 360 min.
Story: The stories of several colorful characters living in San Francisco. Based on the book by Armistead Maupin (A Man I Dreamt Up).
Style: sexual, talky, semi serious, realistic, humorous ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: infidelity, coming out, gender, marijuana, homosexual, city life, urban, romance, couple relations, looking for love, love and romance, couples ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: san francisco, usa
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Making Love (1982)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: A perfect typical LA couple find their happily-ever-after life broken when Zach confronts his long-repressed attraction for other men.
Style: semi serious, talky, emotional, sexual, realistic ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: coming out, love triangle, gay, gays and lesbians, infidelity, fall in love, office, romance, lgbt, crumbling marriage, couple relations, love affair ...
Time: 80s
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25%
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Cucumber (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 50 min.
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: serious, captivating, realistic
Plot: gays and lesbians, gay, life turned upside down, lgbt, gender, couple relations, male nudity, gay club, gay relationship, interracial romance, homosexuality, gay couple ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, manchester, manchester england
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Banana (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 25 min.
Story: Witty, heartfelt and unique interlinked stories covering different aspects of LGBT life, featuring the most exciting emerging talent.
Style: sincere, serious, realistic, touching
Plot: gays and lesbians, gender, young adult, gay, lgbt, couple relations, haunted by the past, love and romance, male objectification
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe, manchester
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Claire of the Moon (1992)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Claire of the Moon is set in the 1990s in the Pacific Northwest. Claire Jabrowski, a famous heterosexual author, decides to attend a retreat for all-female writers. Claire's rommate at the retreat is Dr. Noel Benedict, author of a book called ...
Style: serious, talky, realistic, sexual, sexy
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: coming out, gays and lesbians, lesbian, fall in love, homosexuality, lesbian relationship, romance, writer's life, opposites attract, couple relations, friendship, infidelity ...
Time: 90s
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Bob & Rose (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 47 min.
Story: Bob & Rose is a British television drama, originally screened in six one-hour episodes on the ITV network in the UK in autumn 2001. It was produced for the network by the independent Red Production Company, and was that company's first ...
Style: feel good, semi serious, realistic, humorous, touching ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
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Time: contemporary
Place: england, europe, manchester
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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, seduction, infidelity, love triangle, tennis, cafe, strong sexual content, couple relations, lgbt ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Mistresses (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Follows the lives of four female friends and their involvement in an array of marital and extramarital relationships.
Style: serious, touching, realistic, witty, sexy
Audience: girls' night
Plot: infidelity, female friendship, sex, friendship, love affair, thirtysomething life, dishonesty, love and romance, couples, mistress, lesbian, desire ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
Beautiful Thing (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A pair of teenage boys growing up in a working-class neighbourhood of Thamesmead, in south-east London, become aware of their homosexuality. While both were vaguely aware they might be gay, neither had ever acted on their impulses. Once they decide ...
Style: touching, realistic, sincere, semi serious, gloomy ...
Audience: teens
Plot: coming out, gay, homosexuality, gays and lesbians, coming of age, friendship, single mother, single parent, child abuse, sexual attraction, homosexual, hippie ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: england, london, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
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Fat Friends (2000)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 48 min.
Story: Fat Friends was an ITV drama, following a group of overweight people, their laughter and pain and addresses the absurdities of dieting in our modern age. The drama looks at people and how they relate to one another and use body weight as an excuse ...
Style: semi serious, sentimental, realistic, sincere, touching ...
Plot: support group, friendship, physical appearance, hopes, friends, cooking and food, misfit, society, family relations, social relations, eating disorder, self fulfillment ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe, yorkshire, northern england
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
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Love of Man (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Set in Madrid, Spain, this engaging comedy chronicles the complex relationship between single female Esperanza (Loles León), who can't buy a date, and her best friend Ramón (Andrea Occhipinti), a gay divorce attorney whose bed is never empty. ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, feel good, sexual
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: coming out, friendship, gays and lesbians, looking for love, singleness, romance, gender bending, thirtysomething life, gender, love and romance, couples, youth ...
Time: 90s
Place: spain, europe, madrid
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
Just a Question of Love (2000)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 88 min.
Story: After his gay cousin dies from hepatitis, young Laurent, who lives with his best friend Carole, falls in love with Cedric, a plant scientist. He's afraid to inform his conservative parents that he is gay.
Style: emotional, serious, realistic, sexual, touching
Plot: coming out, gays and lesbians, homosexuality, kiss, gay, thirtysomething life, love and romance, couples, fall in love, transvestism, lifestyle, city life ...
Time: 90s
Place: france, europe, paris france
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21%
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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: humorous, semi serious, realistic, sexual, 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 ⇓
21%
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Skins (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 46 min.
Story: Irreverent comedy drama which follows the messy lives, loves, delirious highs and inevitable lows of a group of raucous teenage friends in Bristol.
Style: captivating, cynical, semi serious, realistic, idiotic ...
Audience: teens, teen drama
Plot: teenage life, high school, youth, homosexual, high school life, sexual relations, drugs/alcohol, party, looking for sex, friendship, siblings relations, teenage sexuality ...
Time: 2000s, contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: england
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21%
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White Heat (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
Story: A story about a group of seven London-based students from 1965 to the present day.
Style: stylized, serious, realistic, captivating
Plot: friendship, love affair, roommate, group of friends, destiny, love and romance, society, friends, social relations, artist, lifestyle, flashback ...
Time: contemporary, 20th century, 21st century, 60s, 70s ...
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
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Cold Feet (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 45 min.
Story: Follow the lives and loves of a group of thirtysomethings in a heart-warming comic drama as they try to find true love - or at least keep their relationships on track. In this wry and funny look at a generation which is as confused as it is ...
Style: clever, semi serious, realistic, sincere, touching ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: best friends, buddies, thirty something, couple relations, looking for love, thirtysomething life, fall in love, love and romance, couples, family relations, friends, nanny ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: england, europe, manchester, northern england
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
 5.0
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Bar Girls (1994)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: The life and loves of gay women hanging out at a local tavern are examined in this slice of life film.
Style: talky, humorous, semi serious, realistic, clever ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: bar, gays and lesbians, love affair, love triangle, romance, love and romance, couples, gender, self discovery, couple relations, looking for love, nightlife ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
I Can't Think Straight (2008)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 82 min.
Story: I Can't Think Straight is a 2007 romance movie about a London-based Jordanian of Palestinian descent, Tala, who is preparing for an elaborate wedding. A turn of events causes her to have an affair and subsequently fall in love with another ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, sincere, touching, humorous
Plot: coming out, lesbian, gays and lesbians, fall in love, lgbt, romance, lesbian interest, self discovery, true love, gender, love and romance, family tradition ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, middle east, london, jordan
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
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Just One Time (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: When the fiancee of a fireman reluctantly agrees to participate in a menage a trois with another woman, she does so on the condition that he reciprocate the favor with another man, which ultimately puts their impending marriage in jeopardy.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, clever, feel good ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: coming out, fall in love, best friends, romance, gays and lesbians, young lovers, couple relations, friendship, looking for love, looking for sex, love triangle, sexual relations ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
Tick Tock Lullaby (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 73 min.
Story: A wry interweave film about baby making and how as time marches on the decision gets more intense and less romantic.
Style: humorous, talky, semi serious
Plot: pregnancy, babies and infants, gays and lesbians, coming out, twentysomething life, gender, couples, lifestyle, love and romance, youth, family relations, cartoonist ...
Time: contemporary
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
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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, cheating, gay relationship, friendship, abortion, gays and lesbians, urban, couple relations, dishonesty, couples, gender ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%