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Regarding Billy (2005)
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Regarding Billy (2005)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 80 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, village, friends, village life, mentally challenged, getting home, gays and lesbians, siblings relations ...
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, serious, touching and sexy films with plots about love and romance, friends, friendship, gender, gays and lesbians, couples and youth mostly in Drama, Romance and Comedy genres. Some movies like Regarding Billy: Arizona Sky (2008), The Falls: Testament of Love (2013), Back Soon (2007), An Angel Named Billy (2007), Redwoods (2009). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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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: small town, desert, reunion, romance, homecoming, friendship, friends, lifestyle, gender, life is a bitch, homosexual, gays and lesbians ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, arizona
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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, serious, realistic, sexy ...
Plot: coming out, gay, gays and lesbians, love affair, impossible love, reunion, destructive relationship, love and romance, lovers reunited, obsession, tragic love, family problems ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: oregon, seattle, seattle washington, salt lake city utah
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100%
 5.3
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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, prodigy, drug dealing, friendship, homosexuality, death of wife, widower, racism, infidelity, gays and lesbians ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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: sentimental, emotional, touching, serious, realistic ...
Plot: forbidden love, coming out, best friends, female impersonator, true love, looking for love, teenage life, fall in love, gender bending, parents and children, youth, love and romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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57%
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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: touching, emotional, realistic, serious, sexy ...
Plot: gays and lesbians, gay relationship, love affair, friendship, road not taken, breakup, couples, family problems, romance, lifestyle, love and romance, secret ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california
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41%
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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, serious, captivating, contemplative ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, gay, siblings relations, sexual relations, teenage life, gender, lifestyle, romance, family relations, incest, alcohol abuse, artists and showbiz ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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: touching, captivating, serious, realistic
Plot: self discovery, friendship, starting over, love and romance, hopes, romance, couples, disability, looking for love, small town, quadriplegic, tragic event ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york, wisconsin
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38%
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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, serious, realistic ...
Plot: gays and lesbians, gay love, gay, romance, coming out, homecoming, gender, love and romance, couples, family relations, parents and children, fall in love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, tunisia, paris france
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34%
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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33%
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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
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 5.0
 574
Vacationland (2006)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Filmmaker Todd Verow revisits his own youth for his latest work. The film's main character is Joe, who, like the director, grew up in Bangor in Maine. Joe, an 18 year old high school senior who longs to move away from poor white trash roots and ...
Style: serious, realistic, disturbing, touching, sexual ...
Plot: friendship, family relations, coming out, teenage life, lifestyle, misfit, youth, haunted by the past, self discovery, lgbt teen, crush, dysfunctional family ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: maine
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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, prostitution, escort, friends, gays and lesbians ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: london, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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: love affair, romance, couples, breakup, friendship, train, single parent, family relations, family problems, chance meeting, stranger, fall in love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: london, england, europe
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31%
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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: touching, feel good, serious, realistic, emotional ...
Audience: teens
Plot: asperger's syndrome, gay teenager, siblings relations, dysfunctional family, teenage life, self discovery, family problems, dealing with death, misfit, coming of age, family relations, teenage boy ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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, family problems, couples, youth, society, religions or cults, marital discord, gay, private detective, gender, gays and lesbians ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 6.2
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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, sexy ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: dysfunctional family, family relations, small town, couples, love and romance, single parent, misfit, lifestyle, homecoming, fish out of water, parents and children, siblings relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: georgia, new york, usa, southern usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 6.5
 1K
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: serious, touching, emotional, realistic, sexy ...
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 ⇓
27%
 6.6
 2K
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, couple relations, coming out, love and romance, couples, friends, computers and web, opposites attract, gender, death, bereavement ...
Time: contemporary
Place: italy, europe, dallas texas, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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The Last Year (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Paul's homosexual affair at Bible College with a new student named Alex sets tongues wagging, mostly with un-Christian reactions. The dean, himself a closet case, threatens to expel Paul, and the football jocks have their eye on Alex. The ...
Style: emotional, touching, sincere, serious, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: incest, gays and lesbians, gender, youth, love and romance, love affair, friendship, teenage love, couples, college life, coming out, college ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 6.4
 376
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, prom, teenage life, society, youth, lifestyle, reunion ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new orleans
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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, psychological, sincere, sexy, serious ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: gay, beach, friendship, family relations, older man younger man relationship, forbidden love, teenage life, couples, coming out, homecoming, dysfunctional family, parents and children ...
Time: 90s
Place: oregon, seattle, usa, washington d.c., florida ...
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26%
 5.7
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Circuit (2001)
Genre: Drama, Romance
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 ...
Style: sincere, realistic, serious, captivating, contemplative ...
Plot: addiction, drug abuse, coming out, love and romance, lifestyle, fish out of water, sexual relations, nightlife, couples, best friends, youth, life is a bitch ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: illinois, los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 5.1
 764
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, sentimental, touching
Plot: parents and children, hopes, love and romance, lifestyle, youth, couples, destructive relationship, friendship, father daughter relationship, religion, music, performer's life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: georgia, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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 2K
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
Plot: gay love, coming out, gay relationship, gay, beach, first gay sexual experience, family relations, friendship, christianity, church, gay teenager, teenage life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 5.9
 141
Out of Season (1998)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Hip lesbian Micki Silva (Carol Monda) leaves her fast-paced urban lifestyle for Cape May, New Jersey, to help her ailing uncle Charlie (Dennis Fecteau). At the local diner, run by Shelley (Nancy Daly), Micki meets Charlie's friend Roberta (Joy ...
Style: semi serious, realistic
Audience: girls' night
Plot: love and romance, disorder, couples, friends, social relations, small town, city life, homecoming, urban, small town life, twentysomething life, fish out of water ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 6.3
 395
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, touching, serious, gloomy ...
Plot: small town, introspection, human nature, family problems, youth, family relations, friendship, family in crisis, solace, friends, public health, small town life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: maryland, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 5.3
 1K
Tan Lines (2005)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Australia
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Cute teen Midget Hollow wanders through life riding big waves and partying with surfer boys. When Midget's best friend's gay brother Cass arrives on the scene, the two quickly dive head first into a clandestine sea of sexual awakening.
Style: touching, sincere, sentimental, serious, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: surfing, coming of age, coming out, brother, homosexuality, self discovery, teenage life, teenage love, sexual relations, friendship, youth, young lovers ...
Time: contemporary
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 5.9
 306
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, touching, sincere, sexual
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: friendship, coming of age, love and romance, family relations, youth, best friends, lifestyle, unfulfilled love, coming out, friends, couples, unfulfillment ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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, realistic, serious, touching ...
Plot: murder, friends, gender, love and romance, friendship, society, college life, haunted by the past, moral dilemma, love triangle, introspection, clergy ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: vermont, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 6.1
 254
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: youth, young lovers, friendship, parents and children, teenage life, introspection, family problems, friends, self discovery, coming of age, love and romance, hopes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: chile
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%