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Armistead Maupin's Tales of the City (1993)
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Armistead Maupin's Tales of the City (1993)
Original name: Tales of the City
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 360 min.
TV show
Story: The stories of several colorful characters living in San Francisco. Based on the book by Armistead Maupin (A Man I Dreamt Up).
Style: humorous, sexual, sentimental, offbeat, sexy, realistic, witty, talky, semi serious
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: coming out, homosexual, infidelity, gay, gender, marijuana, best friends, singleness, friends, romance, couple relations, love triangle, vacation, love and romance, self discovery, looking for love, sexual exploration, bohemian life, family problems, urban, sexual identity, couples, secretary, lifestyle, city life ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: san francisco, usa, california

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, semi serious, sexy and humorous films and TV series with plots about love and romance, couples, gender, lifestyle, gays and lesbians, gay and homosexual mostly in Drama, Romance and Comedy genres. Some movies like Armistead Maupin's Tales of the City: The L Word (2004), Queer as Folk (1999), Will & Grace (1998), Queer as Folk (2000), Looking (2014). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Further Tales of the City (2001)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 180 min.
TV show
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: sentimental, witty, humorous, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: looking for love, lifestyle, opposites attract, romance, celebrity culture, couple relations, aids, gender, gay, lgbt, secret identity, bohemian life ...
Time: 80s, 70s, 20th century
Place: san francisco, usa
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Armistead Maupin's More Tales of the City (1998)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, Canada, USA
Duration: 330 min.
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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 ...
Style: sincere, sexual, emotional, serious, realistic ...
Plot: gay, bohemian life, thirtysomething life, friends, cruise, romance, gender, gays and lesbians, love and romance, coincidence, couples, wooing ...
Time: 70s
Place: san francisco, usa, california
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The L Word (2004)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 50 min.
TV show
Story: A group of lesbian friends struggle with romance and careers in Los Angeles.
Style: talky, realistic, sincere, semi serious, sexy ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: lesbian, lesbian relationship, gays and lesbians, lgbt, lesbian couple, lesbian mother, lesbianism, female friendship, love triangle, sexual activity, lovers, infidelity ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
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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, lgbt, homosexual, gay teenager, first gay sexual experience, looking for sex, friendship, love affair, gender bending, urban ...
Time: 90s, 2000s, 1990s
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Duration: 22 min.
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Style: sitcom, feel good, stylized, realistic, semi serious ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: gay, roommate, friendship, best friends, love and romance, supportive friend, dating, gender, platonic, singleness, looking for love, lawyer ...
Time: 90s, contemporary, 21st century, 20th century, 1990s ...
Place: new york, usa
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Duration: 47 min.
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Looking (2014)
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Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
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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, gay relationship, gays and lesbians, friendship between men, friendship, gay slur, lgbt, male friendship, looking for love, everyday life, direction and purpose ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: san francisco, california, los angeles, usa, oakland california
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Long-Term Relationship (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
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Style: semi serious, sentimental, humorous, realistic, sexy ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
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Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous, sincere, sexy ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Sex and the City (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
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, realistic, semi serious, romantic, clever ...
Audience: girls' night, teens, teen drama
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Place: england, europe, brighton, london
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Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
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Style: witty, semi serious, sentimental, humorous, sexual ...
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Country: USA
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
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Country: UK
Duration: 177 min.
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Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 73 min.
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Duration: 30 min.
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Style: sentimental, humorous, semi serious, realistic, captivating
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Out of Order (2003)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 200 min.
TV show
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⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
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Style: touching, sentimental, serious, realistic, talky
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Genre: Drama, Romance, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
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Story: All My Children is an American television soap opera that aired on ABC for 41 years, from January 5, 1970 to September 23, 2011, and on The Online Network since April 29, 2013 via Hulu, Hulu Plus, and iTunes. Created by Agnes Nixon, All My Children ...
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Duration: 60 min.
TV show
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Style: realistic, sincere, semi serious, sexy, sexual ...
Audience: girls' night
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
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Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
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Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 101 min.
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Style: humorous, touching, realistic, semi serious, witty
Audience: date night, girls' night
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⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
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Style: sexy, humorous, semi serious, realistic, sexual ...
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Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Genre: Drama
Country: USA
TV show
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Style: semi serious, witty, realistic, emotional, talky ...
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
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⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
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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: sincere, sexual, sentimental, emotional, touching ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
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⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
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Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
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Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, sexy, witty ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 67 min.
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Style: humorous, sentimental, semi serious, realistic, sexy ...
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The Line of Beauty (2006)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 177 min.
TV show
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Style: emotional, touching, realistic, serious, saga
Plot: family relations, homosexual, gays and lesbians, lifestyle, self discovery, family life, coming out, love affair, infidelity, society, love and romance, life is a bitch ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: england, london, europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
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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, sincere, semi serious, realistic, offbeat
Plot: coming out, gay, gay relationship, suicide attempt, friendship, gays and lesbians, sexuality, homosexual, roommate, self discovery, sexual identity, lgbt ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
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Masters of Sex (2013)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: William Masters and Virginia Johnson are real-life pioneers of the science of human sexuality. Their research touched off the sexual revolution and took them from a midwestern teaching hospital to the cover of Time magazine and multiple appearances ...
Style: sexual, sexy, realistic, captivating, stylized ...
Plot: strong sexual content, sexual exploration, sexuality, sex, sexual relations, masturbation, couple relations, sexual identity, sexual dysfunction, infidelity, determination, unconventional method ...
Time: 50s, 60s, 20th century, 1950s, 1960s ...
Place: usa, missouri
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