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When Love Comes Along (1998)
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When Love Comes Along (1998)
Original name: When Love Comes
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: New Zealand
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Between getting trashed, tripping, blowing guys off and writing songs, Mark falls for Stephen. Fig and Sally put perform Marks songs between casual sex with anyone and everyone. Katie is a few-hit wonder who hit rock-bottom in L.A and returns to New Zealand to patch her life back together. Stephen, Mark and Katie branch out for a slumber party at a beach house of their better days. Fig and Sally arrive, and not long after Eddie arrives also (Katies American guy). Mark stops running away from Stephens love, Katie and Eddie get engaged and Fig and Sally ... have sex?
Style: emotional, sentimental, touching, offbeat, realistic, contemplative, semi serious
Plot: beach, best friends, youth, friendship, rock, sexual relations, true love, friends, romance, transsexual, betrayal, performer's life, love and romance, gender bending, looking for love, destructive relationship, starting over, artists and showbiz, haunted by the past, couples, young lovers, lifestyle, gender, gays and lesbians, unfulfillment ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: new zealand

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, touching, sexy and sexual films with plots about love and romance, couples, romance, gender, gays and lesbians, friends and youth mostly in Drama, Romance and Music genres. Some movies like When Love Comes Along: Preacher's Kid (2010), Race You to the Bottom (2005), Advice from a Caterpillar (1999), Between Love & Goodbye (2008), Fögi Is a Bastard (1998). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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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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Race You to the Bottom (2005)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 73 min.
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: realistic, serious, sincere, touching, sexy ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: infidelity, self discovery, love affair, love triangle, on the road, destructive relationship, journalism, romance, youth, lifestyle, young lovers, couples ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, california, los angeles, san francisco
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90%
Advice from a Caterpillar (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When it comes to romance, Missy's attitude has always been whatever. After all, her artistic career is flourishing...her spacious New York City loft is fabulous...and her relationship with a married man is totally uncomplicated-what more could ...
Style: sexual, realistic, semi serious, humorous, touching ...
Plot: love triangle, fall in love, singleness, sexual relations, friendship, romance, looking for sex, love and romance, friends, best friends, thirtysomething life, lifestyle ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
Between Love & Goodbye (2008)
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: sexy, serious, realistic, sexual, sincere
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: gay, gays and lesbians, coming out, transsexual, prostitute, couples, gender, love and romance, human nature, fall in love, family relations, breakup ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
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64%
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Fögi Is a Bastard (1998)
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: Switzerland, France, Germany
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A 15 year old boy (Beni) falls in love with Fögi, a singer in a Rock band. As Fögi seduces him, he is only willing to follow him where ever Fögi wants to. But Fögi is a drug addict and pulls Beni deeper and deeper into the hell of drug addiction.
Style: sexual, disturbing, gloomy, sexy, serious ...
Plot: obsession, gays and lesbians, gay, youth, drug abuse, unrequited love, drug addiction, destructive relationship, male prostitution, pubic hair, male prostitute, young love ...
Time: 90s
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64%
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Romeos (2011)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Germany
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Lukas, 20, is a prisoner in his own body. As a pre-op transgendered person, he is constantly finding himself trapped in uncomfortable, compromising positions. His best friend, Ine introduces him to the gay scene in Cologne where he meets the ...
Style: emotional, sincere, touching, serious, realistic ...
Plot: transsexual, gay, gay couple, gender bending, gender, lgbt, self discovery, lifestyle, love affair, best friends, youth, adolescence vs adulthood ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: germany, europe
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63%
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The Happy Sad (2013)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Two young couples in New York-one black and gay, one white and heterosexual-find their lives intertwined as they create new relationship norms, explore sexual identity, and redefine monogamy.
Style: semi serious, realistic, tense, suspenseful, sexy ...
Plot: infidelity, romance, gay, sexual relations, looking for love, battle of the sexes, love and romance, gender, thirtysomething life, gays and lesbians, midlife crisis, couples ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york
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62%
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Food of Love (2002)
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: Spain, Germany
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Young aspiring pianist attracts attention of famous musicians. Chance encounters bring them together but expectations must be managed by all.
Style: touching, sentimental, emotional, serious, realistic
Plot: family relations, love affair, gay relationship, lifestyle, musician's life, youth, romance, coming out, spouse leaving, passionate interest, gay teenager, aspiring musician ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new york, barcelona, usa, california, spain ...
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62%
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Bandage (2010)
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Set in Japan in the early 1990s, there's one rising band called LANDS, that is starting to find success amidst a flood of other bands. Asako and Miharu are two Tokyo high school students. When Miharu gives Asako her favorite indie rock band; a ...
Style: realistic, serious, emotional, touching
Audience: teens
Plot: friendship, musician's life, betrayal, contests and competitions, romance, rising to stardom, dishonesty, desire for fame, love and romance, artists and showbiz, coming of age, music band ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
If I Knew What You Said (2009)
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: Philippines
Duration: 88 min.
Style: uplifting, sentimental, emotional, touching, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: teenage love, opposites attract, unlikely couple, couples, rebellion, hopes, artists and showbiz, youth, romance, young lovers, society, rebelliousness ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: asia, the philippines
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Everybody's looking for something... Moving forward doesn't always mean leaving something behind.
Style: serious, realistic, touching, sincere, cult film
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: addiction, friendship, hiv, gay romance, opposites attract, lifestyle, destructive relationship, introspection, couple relations, drug abuse, looking for love, couples ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
Claire of the Moon (1992)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Claire of the Moon is set in the 1990s in the Pacific Northwest. Claire Jabrowski, a famous heterosexual author, decides to attend a retreat for all-female writers. Claire's rommate at the retreat is Dr. Noel Benedict, author of a book called ...
Style: sexual, sexy, talky, serious, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
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Time: 90s
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58%
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Girl (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Andrea Marr is a bright, straight-A, mature, 18-year-old high school senior on the verge of womanhood who decides to abandon her sheltered, boring lifestyle and her bookish friend Darcy for a look into the local rock and roll scene as a groupie to ...
Style: touching, realistic, humorous, sentimental, sexual ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, date night
Plot: high school, coming of age, groupie, young lovers, best friends, musician's life, romance, lifestyle, teenage life, teenage love, music band, suburbs ...
Time: 90s
Place: seattle, usa
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58%
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Horsey (1997)
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: Canada
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Delilah Miller is looking for an anchor in her life. She starts a romance with rock musician Ryland Yale, but soon it shows he can not be such an anchor - he's possessive, undependable and even a heroin addict.
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Time: 90s, 20th century
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Redwoods (2009)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
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Style: realistic, touching, emotional, serious, sexy ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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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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57%
An Angel Named Billy (2007)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
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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, family relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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Boys Life 3 (2000)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, USA
Duration: 79 min.
Story: Jason Gould satirizes coming out in Hollywood in Inside Out, starring Alexis Arquette and papa Elliot Gould. Lane Janger's Just One Time was a festival favorite recently expanded into a feature film that turns the tables on a groom-to-be and ...
Style: sentimental, touching, humorous, semi serious, captivating ...
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Time: 90s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 162 min.
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Style: touching, captivating, sentimental, emotional, serious ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
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Time: 20th century, 30s, 1930s
Place: algeria
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Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: South Korea
Duration: 106 min.
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Style: sentimental, sincere, touching, captivating, romantic ...
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48%
I Dreamt Under the Water (2008)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Antoine, a handsome boy in his 20s, falls for a straight best friend who does not reciprocate, and being a junkie exits the film quite early. Enter a girl, who seems to make him happy again, after he has tried living as a rent boy with men, having ...
Style: touching, serious, realistic, sexy, sexual
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Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s, year 1999
Place: paris france, france
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46%
Different for Girls (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, France
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Karl Foyle and Paul Prentice were best mates at school in the Seventies. But when they meet again in present-day London things are definitely not the same. Karl is now Kim, a transsexual, and she has no desire to stir up the past while she's ...
Style: touching, sexy, sentimental, clever, humorous ...
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Time: 90s
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44%
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Genre: Drama, Romance, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
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Style: sexy, humorous, realistic, melancholic, semi serious ...
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Time: 90s
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⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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Country: Netherlands
Duration: 85 min.
Story: 19-year old Belle practices playing the violin diligently, but is unable to impart her music with a sensitive undertone. Her life changes when she discovers that sexual desire stimulates passion in her music.
Style: sentimental, touching, emotional, sexy, sexual ...
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: holland
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43%
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Finding Me (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Faybien Allan has it all going on; he's young, stylish, and knows the importance of being seen with hip friends at NYC's trendiest spots. But beneath the sparkle of his nightlife and his stunning good-looks, is a man buckling under his ...
Style: humorous, contemplative, psychological, captivating, sexy ...
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
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⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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Harry + Max (2004)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 74 min.
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Style: emotional, touching, serious, captivating, contemplative ...
Plot: gay, dysfunctional family, siblings relations, incest, sexual relations, teenage life, gender, romance, lifestyle, family relations, alcohol abuse, bisexuality ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Long-Term Relationship (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Tired of the unsatisfying singles scene, Glenn (Matthew Montgomery) answers a personal ad and meets Adam (Windham Beacham), a handsome Southern man seeking a long-term relationship. The two hit it off immediately, but their initial attraction is ...
Style: semi serious, sentimental, humorous, realistic, sexy ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
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Time: contemporary
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41%
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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, sentimental, sincere, serious, realistic ...
Audience: teens
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⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
You Are Not Alone (1978)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Denmark
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Young teenager Bo (Anders Agensø) is too sensitive for the hothouse atmosphere of a boarding school run by a cold, unfeeling would-be man of the cloth (an uncharacteristically grim Ove Sprogøe). Lonely and scared, he finds a soul mate in the ...
Style: touching, sentimental, serious, realistic, erotic ...
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Time: 70s, 20th century
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41%
 5.3
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Whirlwind (2007)
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, realistic, psychological, captivating, sexy ...
Plot: gay, friendship, infidelity, couples, lifestyle, unfulfillment, gender, manipulation, breakup, thirtysomething life, emotionless, gay relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%