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Armistead Maupin's More Tales of the City
Original name: More Tales of the City
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, Canada, USA
Duration: 330 min.
Story: In this sequel to the controversial PBS mini-series, Mona Ramsey is on a cross-country trip that takes her to a brothel which may hold a secret about her past. Michael "Mouse" Tolliver and Mary Ann Singleton go on a cruise where they meet up with lovers old and new. Back in San Francisco, Brian Hawkins becomes involved with a mysterious woman he spots from his window, while DeDe Halcyon Day becomes acquainted with a new friend who helps her discover her true inner feelings.
Style: sincere, serious, emotional, realistic, sexual
Plot: city life, self discovery, romance, looking for love, urban, singleness, wooing, love and romance, gays and lesbians, couple relations, thirtysomething life, gender, friends, couples, cruise, coincidence, bohemian life, lifestyle, matriarch, anti conformity, living together, cannabis, gay bar, gay friend, apartment building ...
Time: 70s
Place: california, usa, san francisco
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Queer as Folk
Drama, Romance
USA, Canada
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 8.3
The L Word
Drama, Romance
Canada, USA
50 min.
 7.6
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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, sexual, serious and sincere films and TV series with plots about love and romance, couples, gays and lesbians, gender, lifestyle, romance and homosexual mostly in Drama, Romance and Comedy genres. Some movies like Armistead Maupin's More Tales of the City: The L Word (2004), Whirlwind (2007), Queer as Folk (2000), St. Pauli Girl (1988), The Journey of Jared Price (2000). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Armistead Maupin's Tales of the City
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, humorous, realistic ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: city life, couple relations, romance, urban, looking for love, love and romance, couples, infidelity, best friends, crumbling marriage, coming out, self discovery ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: san francisco, usa
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System:   95%
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Further Tales of the City
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 180 min.
Story: This sequel to More Tales of the City finds Mary Ann (Laura Linney) struggling to advance in her new career on television, while Michael (Paul Hopkins) is playing the field after his break-up with Jon (Billy Campbell). After her divorce, Prue (Mary ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, sexual, realistic, witty ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: opposites attract, aids, couple relations, romance, looking for love, midlife crisis, love and romance, gay, lesbian, couples, gays and lesbians, infidelity ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: san francisco, usa
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The L Word
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, gays and lesbians, strong sexual content, couple relations, lesbian relationship, romance, friendship, life turned upside down, looking for love, infidelity, love triangle, seduction ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: los angeles, california, usa
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System:   62%
    User:   66%
 
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Whirlwind
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: emotional, serious, gloomy, realistic, sexual ...
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Queer as Folk
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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, talky, realistic ...
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
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St. Pauli Girl
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Duration: 84 min.
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The Journey of Jared Price
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: "The Journey of Jared Price" is a gay-themed coming-of-age 2000 film written, produced and directed by Academy Award winner Dustin Lance Black. Black won the Oscar award for Best Original Screenplay for "Milk". The Journey of ...
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Time: 90s
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    User:   49%
 
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A Home at the End of the World
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Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Three friends form a bond over the year, Johnathan is gay, Clare is straight and Bobby is neither, instead he loves the people he loves. As their lives go on there is tension and tears which culminate in a strong yet fragile friendship between the ...
Style: touching, sexual, serious, sincere, realistic ...
Plot: gay, aids, friendship, loneliness, male nudity, fall in love, rock, homosexuality, relationships, love, romance, suburbs ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 80s, year 1967, 1960s
Place: new york, ohio, usa, san francisco, woodstock ...
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    User:   49%
 
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Sugar
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Country: Canada
Duration: 78 min.
Story: Cliff has just turned 18 and his little sister has a gift for him: booze, a joint, a subway token and the command to have sex. Heading out on the town, Cliff finds friendship -- and more -- in the person of a young hustler named Butch. But ...
Style: sincere, serious, touching, realistic, emotional ...
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Time: contemporary
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   46%
    User:   39%
 
The Dark Side of Tomorrow
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: While their husbands are away on a hunting trip, two bored housewives get together to commiserate. One thing leads to another, and they wind up in bed. For one of the women the incident was just a pleasant diversion, but for the other it's ...
Style: serious, sexual, sexy, realistic, erotic
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Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   45%
    User:   41%
 
South of Nowhere
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Story: South of Nowhere is an American teen drama television series created by Thomas W. Lynch. Aimed primarily at teenagers, it first aired on November 4, 2005 and was one of six original series on The N. The second half of the third and final season ...
Style: humorous, serious, captivating, realistic, sincere
Audience: teens, teen drama
Plot: gays and lesbians, teenage love, teenage life, urban, friends, love and romance, youth, lesbian relationship, high school, family relations, fall in love, city life ...
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Place: los angeles, usa, california
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    User:   37%
 
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Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Rachel is a 35 year old school teacher who has no man in her life and lives with her mother. When a man from the big city returns and asks her out, she begins to have to make decisions about her life and where she wants it to go.
Style: serious, sincere, realistic, touching, emotional ...
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Time: 60s
Place: new england, usa, oregon, connecticut
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System:   43%
    User:   50%
 
A Very Natural Thing
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    User:   35%
 
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Style: humorous, semi serious, witty, realistic, touching
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Story: Nathan and Maggie are in the throes of a passionate affair. They're young, good-looking, and both have boyfriends. When Nathan is assigned to write a travel article on romantic hot-spots in Napa Valley, these unconventional lovers test the ...
Style: semi serious, sexual, realistic
Audience: date night, girls' night
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⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   41%
    User:   45%
 
John and Mary
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: John and Mary meet in a singles bar, sleep together, and spend the next day getting to know each other.
Style: sincere, serious, talky, clever, realistic ...
Plot: sexual relations, love and romance, urban, romance, couples, couple relations, love affair, singleness, city life, lifestyle, commitment, brass band ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   41%
    User:   46%
 
Between Love & Goodbye
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A modern gay drama about falling in and out of love, and the rocky road in between.
Style: serious, sexual, sincere, realistic
Audience: date night, girls' night
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
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System:   40%
    User:   46%
 
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Love Jones
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Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Darius Lovehall is a young black poet in Chicago who starts dating Nina Moseley, a beautiful and talented photographer. While trying to figure out if they've got a "love thing" or are just "kicking it," they hang out with ...
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Time: 90s
Place: usa
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    User:   31%
 
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Slutty Summer
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, sexual, realistic, witty ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
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Time: contemporary
Place: new york, usa, virginia
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    User:   37%
 
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Sun Kissed
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Teddy, a young writer, ventures to an isolated desert house to complete his first novel, where he meets and seduces the mysterious caretaker, Leo. Layers of memory and hallucination unfold that intertwine the two men.
Style: atmospheric, serious, surreal, sexual, realistic ...
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Time: contemporary
Place: california, usa
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Circuit
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Country: USA
Duration: 130 min.
Story: John is an ex-cop who leaves small-town life and provincial attitudes behind for a new existence in West Hollywood. As he seeks an open, accepting gay life, John is introduced to the fast-paced Circuit Party scene, featuring beautiful people and a ...
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Country: USA, South Africa
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A series of unrelated amorous lovers are connected by a chain of desire.
Style: serious, sexual, sexy, realistic, stylized ...
Plot: femme fatale, gays and lesbians, romance, urban, crumbling marriage, nightclub, obsession, dangerous attraction, infidelity, destructive relationship, looking for love, love affair ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa
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Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A film about a lifelong love affair between an independent spirit and the woman she calls home.
Style: emotional, serious, sentimental, realistic, sincere
Plot: aging, elderly lovers, gays and lesbians, romance, small town, golden years, forbidden love, elderly, gender, lesbian, love and romance, couple relations ...
Time: contemporary, 20th century, 21st century
Place: usa
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System:   34%
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Looking
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: friendship, gays and lesbians, looking for love, gay relationship, singleness, gender, urban, friends, gay, city life, buddies, love and romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: san francisco, california, usa, los angeles, oakland california
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System:   33%
    User:   33%
 
About Last Night...
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: A man and woman meet and try to have a romantic affair, despite their personal problems and the interference of their disapproving friends.
Style: sentimental, talky, semi serious, romantic, sexual ...
Audience: teens, date night, chick flick
Plot: romance, friendship, male nudity, relationships, best friends, love story, nudity (topless - notable), sex, unlikely friendships, urban, battle of the sexes, happy ending ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, chicago illinois
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System:   33%
    User:   38%
 
The Stranger in Us
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: In this verité-style drama, Anthony, a newcomer to San Francisco, attempts to come to terms with his abusive ex-lover when he strikes up an unlikely friendship with a street hustler.
Style: atmospheric, serious, emotional, realistic, touching
Plot: gays and lesbians, looking for love, city life, nightlife, urban, twentysomething life, gender, love and romance, destructive relationship, couples, street kid, lifestyle ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, san francisco, usa
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System:   33%
    User:   32%
 
Charlotte Sometimes
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Michael, a young mechanic, is forced to choose between a daring tryst with an alluring stranger and the habitual comfort of his bittersweet obsession: his beautiful young roommate.
Style: serious, sexual, sexy, realistic, erotic ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
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Time: contemporary
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    User:   31%
 
Hollywood, je t'aime
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Recently broken up and barely enduring a dreary winter, gay Parisian Jérôme Beaunez impulsively books a solo Christmas vacation to Los Angeles. While there he meets some colorful locals and pursues a dormant desire to become a movie star - but ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, offbeat, realistic, sexual ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, france, los angeles, paris france
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System:   32%
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