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Regarding Billy (2005)
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Regarding Billy (2005)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 73 min.
Story: After Billy's parents are killed he moves home to care for his little brother Johnny, who is mentally challenged. Together the two struggle through the loss of their parents. Meanwhile, Billy's best friend from childhood, Dean, has moved back to town having been injured from the war in Iraq. Over time, Billy's childhood feelings toward Dean resurface, feelings that he fears may end their friendship if discovered. Both men discover hidden secrets that will change their lives forever. These three people must come together to rebuild friendships and family in a time where everything in their world seems unsure. Written by Jeff London
Style: touching, emotional, serious, realistic, sexual, sexy
Plot: family relations, best friends, friendship, gender, youth, disability, love and romance, gender bending, family problems, couples, death in the family, homecoming, coming out, sexual relations, misfit, hopes, small town life, small town, gay soldier, village, friends, village life, mentally challenged, getting home, gays and lesbians ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, iraq, london

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, touching, serious and sexy films with plots about love and romance, friendship, friends, couples, gays and lesbians, youth and gender mostly in Drama, Romance and Comedy genres. Some movies like Regarding Billy: The Falls: Testament of Love (2013), Arizona Sky (2008), An Angel Named Billy (2007), Back Soon (2007), Redwoods (2009). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Falls: Testament of Love (2013)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 123 min.
Story: The Falls: Testament of Love is a continuation of the story of RJ Smith and Chris Merrill, two Mormon missionaries that fell in love during their mission in a small town in Oregon. The boys haven't spoken in five years, but when an unexpected ...
Style: touching, emotional, realistic, serious, sexy ...
Plot: gay, coming out, gays and lesbians, love affair, impossible love, reunion, destructive relationship, gay sex, tragic love, couples, family problems, love and romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: oregon, seattle washington, seattle, salt lake city utah
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Arizona Sky (2008)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Jake and Kyle are two boys who grew up together in rural Arizona. They are best friends, and they begin to take their relationship to the next level when Jake's father moves him and his family away to California. Jake and Kyle can never forget ...
Style: realistic, psychological, captivating, emotional, sexy ...
Plot: gay, small town, desert, reunion, friendship, homecoming, romance, friends, lifestyle, gender, life is a bitch, homosexual ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: arizona, usa
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An Angel Named Billy (2007)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Mark Anderson, a recent stroke victim who is frail and weak. Also, his best friend Thomas, a classic over the hill drag queen desperate for love and happiness. Mark and Thomas have a master plan, to find Mark's son, James Anderson the love of ...
Style: touching, sentimental, emotional, serious, realistic ...
Plot: gay, forbidden love, coming out, best friends, female impersonator, teenage life, looking for love, true love, gender bending, parents and children, fall in love, youth ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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100%
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Back Soon (2007)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Back Soon is a story of love, loss, identity and hope. It follows the relationship between aspiring actor Logan Foster and reformed drug dealer Gil Ramirez, two men who find themselves inexplicably drawn together despite their disparate backgrounds, ...
Style: sexy, realistic, psychological, emotional, captivating ...
Plot: romance, haunted by the past, couples, drug dealing, prodigy, homosexuality, friendship, widower, infidelity, racism, death of wife, gays and lesbians ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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Redwoods (2009)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Both original and incredibly romantic, Redwoods tells the story of an already-partnered man whose love is tested when a mysterious drifter passes through his small Northern California town.
Style: realistic, touching, emotional, serious, sexy ...
Plot: gay, gay relationship, romance, couples, gays and lesbians, love affair, friendship, road not taken, breakup, family problems, lifestyle, love and romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, northern california
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The Dive from Clausen's Pier (2005)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Good boy Mike Mayer is looking at a fine future and enjoys life with Wisconsin small town friends and steady girlfriend Carrie Beal. Then a stupid accident, diving from the local pier when the water is too low, leaves him quadriplegic. As if that ...
Style: serious, realistic, captivating, touching
Plot: self discovery, friendship, starting over, couples, looking for love, hopes, romance, love and romance, disability, small town, quadriplegic, tragic event ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, wisconsin
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Harry + Max (2004)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 74 min.
Story: Two brothers, 23 and 16, who are both teen idols, come to terms with their dysfunctional family past and deep affection for each other.
Style: emotional, touching, captivating, serious, realistic ...
Plot: gay, dysfunctional family, incest, siblings relations, sexual relations, teenage life, gender, romance, lifestyle, family relations, alcohol abuse, bisexuality ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan, asia
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The String (2009)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, Tunisia, Belgium
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Malik has a lot on his plate when he returns home to Tunisia after living in France. He's processing his father's death, he can't come out to his mother, and his childhood anxieties have resurfaced. But all of Malik's problems ...
Style: sentimental, emotional, touching, realistic, serious ...
Plot: gay love, gays and lesbians, gay, romance, coming out, homecoming, couples, gender, love and romance, unfulfillment, society, youth ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, tunisia, paris france
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40%
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The Goob (2014)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 84 min.
Story: We’re in the middle of a heat-wave in Fenland England. Goob Taylor has spent each of his sixteen summers helping Mum run the transport cafe and harvest the surrounding beet fields. When Mum shacks up with swarthy stock-car supremo and ladies’ ...
Style: realistic, sentimental, captivating, emotional, touching ...
Plot: coming of age, family relations, teenage love, youth, parents and children, small town, teenage boy, 16 year old, friendship, summer, optimism, family problems ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england
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40%
The Cost of Love (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Dale is an attractive, hard-as-nails gay male escort in Greenwich, London. He specialises in fulfilling sexual fantasies - dressing up as a schoolboy, BDSM, you name it, he's done it, yet his own dreams of a happy ending are complicated when ...
Style: humorous, emotional, psychological, captivating, sexy ...
Plot: friendship, love and romance, couples, gender, addiction, sexual relations, unrequited love, prostitute, escort, prostitution, friends, best friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Drifting Flowers (2008)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Taiwan
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Three poetic tales of seeking the true identity. In the first story, Jing, a blind singer, falls in love with her band's tomboy accordionist Diego. In another time and place, Lily, an elderly lesbian and Yen, her gay friend, create an ...
Style: realistic, serious, emotional, touching, sexual ...
Plot: gender, lgbt, love affair, feminism, fall in love, teenage life, couples, love and romance, gays and lesbians, mother daughter relationship, friendship, lesbian couple ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: germany, europe, taiwan
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39%
The Waiting Room (2007)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Two complete strangers, ANNA and STEPHEN, are brought together by chance by an elderly man who waits for his wife on a station platform. Their fateful meeting acts as a catalyst for them to examine and challenge what's going on in their ...
Style: touching, emotional, atmospheric, captivating, sexy ...
Plot: romance, love affair, breakup, couples, single parent, friendship, train, family problems, family relations, stranger, chance meeting, fall in love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: london, england, europe
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39%
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White Frog (2012)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Story of a neglected teen with mild Asperger’s syndrome whose life is changed forever when tragedy hits his family
Style: feel good, touching, serious, realistic, emotional ...
Audience: teens
Plot: asperger's syndrome, gay teenager, dysfunctional family, siblings relations, self discovery, teenage life, family problems, dealing with death, misfit, coming of age, family relations, father son relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles, california
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38%
The Best Day of My Life (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy, UK
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The Best Day of My Life is the story of a dysfunctional family as seen through the eyes of young Chiara (Maria Luisa De Crescenzo) who is about to receive her first communion. The family includes matriarch Irene (Virna Lisi) and her three grown up ...
Style: humorous, touching, realistic, sentimental, sexual ...
Plot: family relations, love and romance, gay, youth, society, couples, family problems, religions or cults, marital discord, private detective, gays and lesbians, gender ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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38%
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Dirty Laundry (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: After ten years, Sheldon returns from New York City to Paris, Georgia. His mother Evelyn, a laundress who is stubborn, ornery, opinionated, mean-spirited, insulting, and inflexible, has sent a ten-year-old boy who says he's Sheldon's son ...
Style: humorous, touching, semi serious, realistic, sexual ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: dysfunctional family, family relations, small town, love and romance, lifestyle, single parent, misfit, couples, homecoming, fish out of water, parents and children, youth ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: georgia, new york, usa, southern usa
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Leo's Room (2009)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Uruguay, Argentina
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Leo, a young man coming to terms with his own sexuality, runs into Caro, a primary school friend he fancied when they were kids, who's now trying to ward off her own personal demons. This casual re-encounter will affect their personal conflicts ...
Style: touching, serious, realistic, emotional, sexual ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: friendship, gay love, self discovery, family relations, gays and lesbians, therapy, couples, lifestyle, gender, curses spells and rituals, friends, tragedy ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: uruguay
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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Ciao (2008)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Two men meet and fall in love under the least joyous of circumstances in this low-key drama from writer and director Yen Tan.
Style: touching, serious, realistic, romantic, queer cinema
Plot: gays and lesbians, friendship, gay relationship, couples, friends, coming out, love and romance, gender, opposites attract, computers and web, gay, couple relations ...
Time: contemporary
Place: italy, europe, dallas texas, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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For One Night (2006)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Their town always had two proms, one for the whites and one for the blacks. When both proms wanted the same DJ, Brianna McCallister suggested combining the proms, which would also mean more money for decorations. However, her idea shook the town up, ...
Style: touching, uplifting, serious, realistic, sexual ...
Plot: racism, high school, family relations, racial tension, small town, rebellion, teenage life, prom, youth, lifestyle, society, friendship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new orleans
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37%
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Preacher's Kid (2010)
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Small-town girl Angie King leaves the church and her home to pursue a dream of singing stardom. Luckett plays Angie, the daughter of a stern but loving bishop, whose attraction to the hunky star (Tank) of a traveling gospel show takes her on the ...
Style: realistic, serious, touching, sentimental
Plot: hopes, parents and children, love and romance, lifestyle, destructive relationship, friendship, youth, couples, music, religion, father daughter relationship, redemption ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: georgia, usa
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37%
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Loving Leah (2009)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A handsome Washington, D.C. doctor and a young New York woman fall in love at an unusual time...after they get married. Leah Lever is married to an Orthodox rabbi, Benjamin Lever, whose brother, Jake is a successful cardiologist and a non-practicing ...
Style: realistic, serious, emotional, captivating, touching
Audience: chick flick
Plot: marriage of convenience, romance, couples, death in the family, society, religions or cults, cardiologist, love and romance, family relations, family tradition, fall in love, friendship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, washington d.c.
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37%
Eban and Charley (2000)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: 29-year-old Eban has retreated home to his parent's house in Seaside Oregon after the dissolution of his teaching job in Seattle. There he courts 15-year-old Charlie and eventually the two start a sexual relationship. As the age of consent in ...
Style: touching, sincere, psychological, sexy, sexual ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: gay, older man younger man relationship, beach, friendship, family relations, forbidden love, teenage life, romance, coming out, homecoming, parents and children, dysfunctional family ...
Time: 90s
Place: oregon, seattle, usa, washington d.c., ireland ...
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37%
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Swimmers (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: After an accident in a small Maryland fishing town, 11-year-old Emma begins to question the nature of the adults around her.
Style: sincere, emotional, serious, touching, realistic ...
Plot: small town, introspection, human nature, family problems, family relations, friendship, youth, family in crisis, public health, solace, power relations, innocence lost ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: maryland, usa
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37%
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Rock Haven (2007)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Canada
Duration: 78 min.
Story: The coastal California community of Rock Haven is the perfect place for cute eighteen-year-old Brady and his loving mother to begin a fresh start. Their mission: to spread the word of the Lord. But while roaming the beach one day, Brady meets ...
Style: sincere, psychological, touching, serious, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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Sonja (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 72 min.
Story: Sonja is struggling to deal with her parent separation, and find her feelings for her best friend might not just be a phase.
Style: sexy, realistic, sincere, touching, sexual
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: friendship, coming of age, love and romance, family relations, youth, best friends, lifestyle, unfulfilled love, coming out, friends, couples, unfulfillment ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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36%
Ordinary Sinner (2001)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Three friends encounter violence and bigotry in a small college town.
Style: emotional, thought provoking, serious, realistic, touching ...
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: vermont, usa
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36%
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Happy Birthday (2002)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: As a common birthday approaches, five very different people are faced with very similar problems. Jim, a gay, overweight telemarketer (for a weight loss program) faces his self esteem issues. Ron, is a minister who preaches about conversion but ...
Style: touching, sincere, realistic, serious, sexy ...
Plot: looking for love, introspection, youth, friendship, life is a bitch, love and romance, romance, hopes, deportation, sexual relations, gay, secret ...
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36%
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Christmas (2009)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Chile, France
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Alejandro and Aurora, two young students, leave Santiago and are on their way to spend Christmas with family in Aurora. At the foot of the Andes, the frustrations of Alejandro and Aurora’s doubts about her sexual identity cause tension. The two ...
Style: emotional, touching, serious, realistic, atmospheric ...
Audience: teens
Plot: young lovers, youth, introspection, teenage life, parents and children, friendship, friends, family problems, hopes, dysfunctional family, teenage love, self discovery ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: chile
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36%
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Nine Lives (2004)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 74 min.
Story: Lust and dysfuntion come full circle in this collection of nine steamy scenes exploring gay life, sex, addition, drugs and HIV/AIDS as revealed by a latino pool boy, a television writer, a meth dealer and others. As one affair leads into another, ...
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Time: 21st century, contemporary, september 11 2001
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36%
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Hard Sun (2014)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: After the death of her parents, a young woman assumes primary guardianship of her special needs brother. But as she attempts to balance her new life with her brother and her own blossoming romance, it becomes painfully clear that life will only make ...
Style: realistic, serious, touching
Plot: family relations, dysfunctional family, life is a bitch, youth, family problems, family in crisis, brother sister relationship, mentally challenged, siblings relations, loss of parent, guardian, sibling relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
The Country Teacher (2008)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Czech Republic, France, Germany
Duration: 113 min.
Story: A gifted and well-qualified young teacher takes a job teaching natural sciences at a grammar school in the country. Here he makes the acquaintance of a woman and her troubled 17-year old son. The teac... read more read more...her has no romantic ...
Style: touching, sincere, realistic, serious, sexy ...
Plot: introspection, friendship, starting over, youth, love and romance, hopes, couples, self control, human nature, teachers and students, social relations, small town ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: prague, czech republic, europe, prague czechoslovakia, prague czech republic
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36%