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Armistead Maupin's More Tales of the City (1998)
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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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, sexual and touching films and TV series with plots about love and romance, couples, gender, lifestyle, gays and lesbians, couple relations and romance mostly in Drama, Romance and Mystery genres. Some movies like Armistead Maupin's More Tales of the City: St. Pauli Girl (1988), Queer as Folk (2000), Venice the Series (2009), The Houseboy (2007), The L Word (2004). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Further Tales of the City (2001)
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: semi serious, humorous, sexual, realistic, witty ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: aids, lesbian, gay, anti conformity, opposites attract, couple relations, romance, lgbt, looking for love, midlife crisis, love and romance, couples ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: san francisco, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
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: gender, infidelity, coming out, marijuana, homosexual, city life, urban, romance, couple relations, looking for love, love and romance, couples ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: san francisco, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
 5.5
 189
St. Pauli Girl (1988)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: West Germany
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A reporter who goes to San Francisco to write about romance has an affair with a stripper from an all-women's club.
Style: sexual, serious, sexy, realistic, erotic
Plot: urban, city life, gays and lesbians, self discovery, looking for love, romance, sexual relations, singleness, coming out, gender bending, twentysomething life, breakup ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 8.3
 17K
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
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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Venice the Series (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 65 min.
Story: Venice: The Series is a web series co-produced by and starring American actress Crystal Chappell, and is inspired in part by the "Otalia" storyline on the daytime drama Guiding Light. The series has been broadcast since 2009, and is ...
Style: emotional, serious, realistic, sentimental, sincere ...
Plot: lesbian, gays and lesbians, gender, love and romance, urban, family relations, parents and children, siblings relations, family life, designer, lifestyle, lesbianism ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 5.7
 650
The Houseboy (2007)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Distraught after he overhears his two 30-something lovers talking about finding a new "toy" to replace him, young Ricky looks for love through a series of random sexual encounters while house-sitting for the couple over the Christmas ...
Style: sexual, serious, touching, realistic, surprise ending
Plot: gays and lesbians, urban, looking for love, romance, gender, looking for sex, love affair, love triangle, true love, city life, love and romance, couples ...
Time: 30s
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 7.6
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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, lesbian couple, lesbian mother, infidelity, lesbian cunnilingus, love triangle, seduction, tennis, cafe ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Knots Landing (1979)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: The domestic adventures, misdeeds and everyday interactions of five families living on a cul-de-sac in a small California community.
Style: serious, realistic
Plot: small town, intrigue, couple relations, love affair, love and romance, couples, americana, family life, family relations, best friend, power, marriage ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s, 90s, 1990s
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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John and Mary (1969)
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: serious, sincere, realistic, clever, talky ...
Plot: sexual relations, urban, love and romance, romance, couples, couple relations, love affair, singleness, city life, lifestyle, one night stand, commitment ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 8.2
 14K
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: humorous, semi serious, realistic, clever, sincere
Plot: gays and lesbians, friendship, gay, artist, gay slur, gay relationship, love, gay culture, lgbt, male friendship, looking for love, singleness ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: san francisco, california, usa, los angeles, oakland california
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 7.1
 238
Titans (2000)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Titans is an American prime time soap opera that debuted on October 4, 2000 on NBC. Thirteen episodes were filmed, of which eleven were actually aired. Produced by Aaron Spelling, the series was initially marketed as a "Dynasty for the new ...
Style: serious, sexual, realistic
Audience: girls' night
Plot: betrayal, infidelity, embezzlement, love and romance, couples, romance, manipulations, down on your luck, dishonesty, family relations, enemy, power ...
Time: 90s
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
The Dark Side of Tomorrow (1970)
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, realistic, sexy, erotic
Plot: lesbian, gays and lesbians, hollywood, battle of the sexes, suburbs, sexual revolution, jealousy, betrayal, romance, crumbling marriage, feminism, couple relations ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
The Journey of Jared Price (2000)
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 ...
Style: serious, sexual, realistic, sincere, touching ...
Plot: gays and lesbians, coming of age, fall in love, hollywood, small town, self discovery, couple relations, friendship, teenage life, gender, love and romance, youth ...
Time: 90s
Place: california, usa, santa monica california, southern california
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
South of Nowhere (2005)
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, realistic, captivating, sincere
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Place: los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 5.3
 389
Whirlwind (2007)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
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Style: emotional, serious, realistic, gloomy, sexual ...
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
I Want Your Love (2012)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 71 min.
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Style: sexual, serious, sincere, realistic, touching
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⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Red Shoe Diaries (1992)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Red Shoe Diaries is an erotic drama series that aired on the American cable television network Showtime from 1992 to 1997 and distributed by Playboy Entertainment overseas. Most episodes were directed by either Zalman King, Rafael Eisenman or both.
Style: erotic, serious, sexual, realistic, sexy
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⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
The Line of Beauty (2006)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 59 min.
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Style: serious, emotional, realistic, touching
Plot: gays and lesbians, homosexual, family life, romance, writer's life, crumbling marriage, self discovery, couple relations, coming out, infidelity, terminal illness, love affair ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: england, europe, london, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 5.8
 10K
Melrose Place (1992)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Melrose Place is an American primetime soap opera that aired on Fox from July 8, 1992, to May 24, 1999 for seven seasons. It follows the lives of a group of young adults living in a brownstone apartment complex on Melrose Place, in Los Angeles, ...
Style: sexy, serious, realistic, sexual
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Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: los angeles, california, beverly hills, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Tipping the Velvet (2002)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 177 min.
Story: Set in the 1890s, Tipping the Velvet tells the lesbian love affair between male impersonator music hall star Kitty Butler and Nan Astley.
Style: sexual, serious, realistic, stylized, sexy ...
Audience: girls' night
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Time: 19th century, victorian, victorian england, victorian era, 1890s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
The Stranger in Us (2010)
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, realistic, emotional, touching
Plot: gays and lesbians, looking for love, city life, urban, nightlife, twentysomething life, gender, love and romance, destructive relationship, couples, street kid, lifestyle ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, san francisco, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 6.5
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Maze (2000)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Artist Lyle Maze is reconciled to a life without romance thanks to his dual afflictions: Tourette's Syndrome and obsessive-compulsive disorder. But his life takes an unexpected turn when his friend Mike departs on a humanitarian mission, ...
Style: semi serious, psychological, humorous, realistic, gloomy ...
Audience: date night
Plot: pregnancy, city life, romance, urban, mentally unstable, introspection, self discovery, friendship, looking for love, love triangle, unfulfilled love, addiction ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, africa, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 6.5
 325
Hannah Free (2009)
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, realistic, sentimental, sincere
Plot: aging, lesbian, elderly lovers, small town, romance, gays and lesbians, lesbian relationship, golden years, forbidden love, elderly, gender, love and romance ...
Time: contemporary, 20th century, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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 5.1
 238
Bliss (2002)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Canada
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Bliss is a Canadian produced, half hour dramatic television series, produced by Montreal-based Galafilm and Toronto-based Back Alley Films, an anthology of women's erotica. The series ran from 2002 to 2004. The format of the show—short, ...
Style: serious, sexual, erotic, sexy, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: sex, femme fatale, feminism, love affair, gender, romance, love and romance, gays and lesbians, sexual relations, meaningful kiss, nipples, lingerie ...
Time: contemporary
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Thirtysomething (1987)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Thirtysomething is an American television drama about a group of baby boomers in their late thirties. It was created by Marshall Herskovitz and Edward Zwick for MGM/UA Television Group and The Bedford Falls Company, and aired on ABC. It premiered in ...
Style: serious, sentimental, realistic, sincere, talky ...
Plot: yuppie, parenthood, friendship, advertising, couple relations, parents and children, parenting, suburbs, thirtysomething life, love and romance, couples, family relations ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 90s
Place: philadelphia, usa, arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 4.4
 476
Lucky Bastard (2009)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Rusty is a successful architect with the life of his dreams. However, when his boyfriend leaves town, Rusty meets a mysterious drifter names Denny who opens Rusty up to a strange new world.
Style: serious, sexual, realistic, sexy
Plot: infidelity, gays and lesbians, strong sexual content, dishonesty, gender, urban, couple relations, sexual relations, crimes, couples, kiss, undressing ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa, southern california
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
A Good Day to Be Black & Sexy (2008)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A between-the-sheets peek at Black Love and Sexuality
Style: sexual, semi serious, sincere, realistic, humorous
Plot: battle of the sexes, sexual relations, sex, interracial romance, city life, urban, romance, twentysomething life, thirtysomething life, gender, love and romance, society ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 5.5
 2K
Sugar (2004)
Genre: Drama, Romance
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: serious, sincere, realistic, touching, emotional ...
Plot: coming of age, coming out, suburbs, romance, family life, gays and lesbians, prostitute, innocence lost, self discovery, couple relations, friendship, parents and children ...
Time: contemporary
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 6.5
 252
Scruples (1980)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 279 min.
Story: The melodramatic story follows the fortunes of three ambitious people: Billy, secretary/wife to an older billionaire, who upon his death starts the Beverly Hills boutique ("Scruples") and pursues film director Vito Orsini. Valentine, a ...
Style: serious, sexual, realistic, sexy
Plot: fashion, betrayal, infidelity, heartache, dishonesty, couples, hollywood, prostitute, vengeance, human spirit, couple relations, ambition ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: beverly hills, california, france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
A Very Natural Thing (1974)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: When David, an ex-monk still in his twenties meets Mark, he falls hard; soon he's asked Mark if they can live together. Things go well for awhile, and then differences in their definition of "commitment" begin to push them apart. Mark ...
Style: emotional, serious, sexual, realistic, touching
Plot: gay relationship, cruising, gay sex, gay couple, orgy, coming out, gays and lesbians, high school, love affair, sexual promiscuity, gay, thirtysomething life ...
Time: 70s
Place: new york, usa, coney island brooklyn new york city, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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