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FAQs (2005)
 5.8
 488
FAQs (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: After living on the tough streets of LA for a while, India hopes that every gay basher will meet his destiny. In this case Destiny is a black, 6 foot, high heel wearing, gun toting, drag queen with an attitude and a soft place in her heart for homeless gay boys.
Style: touching, serious, realistic, sexual, sexy, talky
Plot: social misfits, best friends, misfit, love and romance, society, social relations, lgbt, gay bashing, friends, interracial relations, graphic violence, gender bending, gender, gays and lesbians, sexual content, profanity, gay, african american, male nudity, vigilante, female impersonator, gay lead character, homeless teenager, closeted homosexual, gay african american ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles

Most similar movies to FAQs

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, touching and emotional films with plots about society, love and romance, misfit, gender, gays and lesbians, social misfits and youth mostly in Drama and Romance genres. Some movies like FAQs: Darker Than Midnight (2014), Fucking Different (2005), Ricochet River (2001), The Night (2014), Stories of Our Lives (2014). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Darker Than Midnight (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Davide is different from the other teenagers. Something makes him look like a girl. Davide is fourteen when he runs away from home. His intuition leads him to choose Villa Bellini, a park in Catania, as a refuge. The park is a world in itself, a ...
Style: realistic, captivating, touching, serious
Plot: social misfits, family relations, friendship, youth, society, parents and children, lgbt, coming of age, androgyny, leaving home, misfit, friends ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, italy, sicily
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
Fucking Different (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Fifteen queer crossovers: lesbian filmmakers from Berlin were asked to make a short film about their idea of male gay love and sexuality and, vice versa, gay men were given the task of making a short film about lesbian sexuality and eroticism.
Style: touching, thought provoking, humorous, realistic, witty ...
Plot: gender, couple relations, sexual relations, gays and lesbians, misfit, social misfits, sexual content, love and romance, couples, looking for love, looking for sex, society ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
94%
 4.8
 277
Ricochet River (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: hree teenagers looking for adventure find more than they expected in this coming-of-age drama. High school seniors Wade (Jason James Richter) and Lorna (Kate Hudson) have spent all their lives in the small logging town of Calamus Grove, a ...
Style: serious, realistic, sentimental, touching, talky
Audience: girls' night
Plot: coming of age, culture clash, self discovery, interracial relations, teenage life, love and romance, lifestyle, best friends, society, on the road, small town, youth ...
Time: 90s, 60s, 1960s
Place: oregon, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
92%
 6.1
 62
The Night (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: China
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A young man stands in front of a mirror. The night belongs to him. Every evening, he appraises his appearance, attired in a new shirt, leaves his apartment and waits in a poorly lit alleyway for his johns. One night he meets a female prostitute of ...
Style: realistic, serious, touching
Plot: love triangle, wooing, fall in love, sexual relations, cold relationship, gays and lesbians, prostitute, gender, misfit, society, unfulfillment, social misfits ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: china, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
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Stories of Our Lives (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: Kenya, South Africa
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Created by the members of a Nairobi-based arts collective — who have removed their names from the film for fear of reprisal — this anthology film that dramatizes true-life stories from Kenya’s oppressed LGBTQ community is both a labour of love ...
Style: serious, realistic, thought provoking, stylized, contemplative
Plot: life is a bitch, society, discrimination, social misfits, lgbt, misfit, gays and lesbians, gender, vignette
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: kenya, africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
 6.5
 37
Nagima (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: Kazakhstan
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Ugly, illiterate and an uncommunicative “graduate” of the city orphanage, Nagima is a young woman whose life offers little potential for success or even happiness. Nagima rents a tiny room on the outskirts of the city of Almaty with her fellow ...
Style: realistic, serious, touching, suspenseful, bleak ...
Plot: pregnancy, life is a bitch, looking for love, social misfits, best friends, love and romance, society, physical appearance, orphan, friendship, orphanage, death in childbirth ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: kazakhstan
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
 6.3
 648
Girlfriend (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A young man with Down's Syndrome romantically pursues a small town single mom who is still mixed up with her volatile ex-boyfriend.
Style: sincere, touching, serious, melancholic, realistic
Plot: love and romance, single parent, life is a bitch, impossible love, friendship, hopes, society, social relations, human spirit, misfit, down syndrome, mother son relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
 5.7
 165
On the Downlow (2004)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Isaac and Angel are two young Latinos involved in a south side Chicago gang. They have a secret in a world where secrets are forbidden.
Style: emotional, rough, touching, serious, realistic ...
Plot: gang member, confession, catholic priest, youth, gang, showbiz, coming out, interracial relations, forbidden love, juvenile delinquency, life is a bitch, society ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: chicago illinois, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
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The God of Wood (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Yao (Madi Diocou) and Moroccan Rachid (Soufiane Ouaarab) arrive illegally in Valencia, Spain, and separate. Yao sells pirated DVDs in the street and wanders disconsolately around the barrio until he glimpses divorcee Maria Luisa (Marisa Paredes) ...
Style: realistic, emotional, sentimental, captivating, psychological ...
Plot: immigrants, culture clash, love and romance, gender, fall in love, parents and children, family relations, society, lifestyle, sexuality, hopes, gays and lesbians ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: spain, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
 5.9
 454
Sand Dollars (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: Dominican Republic, Mexico, Argentina
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Every afternoon Noelí, a young Dominican woman, hangs out on the beach at Las Terrenas. With her boyfriend, Yeremi, they look for ways to make a living at the expense of one of the hundreds of tourists there. However Noelí also has a steady ...
Style: atmospheric, touching, realistic, serious
Plot: moral dilemma, love and romance, dishonesty, rich and poor, gays and lesbians, cons and scams, society, island, power relations, gender, sexual content, female director ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: caribbean
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
The Sea Is Behind (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: Morocco, France, United Arab Emirates, Lebanon
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Tarik lives in a land without colour, a land where water is contaminated by a strange phenomenon of “water bugs”. Tarik wears make-up and dresses up as a woman. He dances on a cart that is drawn by a dying horse and his father has practically ...
Style: realistic, atmospheric, serious, disturbing, bleak ...
Plot: performer's life, social misfits, transvestism, family relations, society, gays and lesbians, family in crisis, misfit, gender, bittersweet
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: morocco
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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 ⇓
57%
 5.7
 2K
Nasty Baby (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, Chile
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Nasty Baby centers around a Brooklyn couple, Freddy and his boyfriend Mo, who are trying to have a baby with the help of their best friend, Polly. Freddy is an artist, and his latest work is all about babies – it’s clear he’s dying to be a ...
Style: realistic, touching, captivating, psychological, emotional ...
Plot: friendship, best friends, couples, couple relations, gender, gay couple, illegal immigrant, society, love and romance, gays and lesbians, interracial couple, artificial insemination ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
The Fat Boy Chronicles (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 78 min.
Story: The Fat Boy Chronicles is a motion picture about Jimmy Winterpock, an obese high-school student who deals with bullying and trying to lose weight. The film is inspired by a true story and was released in 2010 as a major motion picture.
Style: uplifting, sincere, emotional, touching, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: teenage love, human spirit, high school, teenage life, love and romance, society, hopes, follow your dream, youth, misfit, social misfits, win over ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Phantom Images (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 73 min.
Story: A filmmaker continues shooting his film after his funding is pulled.
Style: emotional, disturbing, realistic, serious, sexy ...
Plot: gender, gays and lesbians, gay, dying, stage, filmmaking, male nudity, filmmaker, gay lead character, film within a film, race, spanking ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 6.6
 261
Macondo (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: Austria
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A drama centered on an 11-year-old Chechnyan refugee living in Vienna whose life is thrown into disarray when a friend of his deceased father materializes.
Style: touching, realistic, serious, sincere, gloomy
Plot: interracial relations, life is a bitch, immigrants, society, youth, misfit, urban ghetto life, coming of age, urban ghetto, female director
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: austria
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Between Something & Nothing (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: BETWEEN SOMETHING & NOTHING is based on filmmaker Todd Verow’s experiences at Rhode Island School of Design. After being accepted into a prestigious New England art school, sexy small-town JOE and townie mastermind JENNIFER quickly join ...
Style: realistic, serious, captivating, suspenseful, sexy ...
Plot: college, self discovery, dangerous attraction, lifestyle, youth, friendship, student life, sexual relations, prostitute, social misfits, gay, art school ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: rhode island
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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 ...
Style: emotional, touching, serious, realistic, sexy ...
Plot: family relations, gender, best friends, friendship, homecoming, death in the family, gender bending, couples, family problems, disability, youth, love and romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, iraq, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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A Thousand Times Stronger (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: Sweden
Duration: 85 min.
Story: The arrival of a new girl causes a stir in classroom social structure.
Style: emotional, touching, realistic, disturbing, sexy ...
Plot: lifestyle, social relations, teenage life, misfit, self discovery, friends, high school life, teenager, pursuit, school, misled, youth ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: sweden
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 6.2
 658
I Am Yours (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: Norway
Duration: 100 min.
Story: An unhappy single mother in Norway's Pakistani expatriate community begins to ignore her young son in favor of placating a Swedish filmmaker she thinks could change her life for the better.
Style: touching, sincere, serious, realistic
Plot: looking for love, single parent, love and romance, family relations, human nature, destructive relationship, unfulfillment, social misfits, society, culture clash, mother son relationship, female director ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: norway
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Vicious Circle (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Story: Shot on digital , HD and 8 mm. Filmed through both sides of North America. 'Vicious Circle' pushes the limits of what can be accomplished on a bike. Featuring the first ever 65 foot 'Double Road Gap' , some of the gnarliest ...
Style: touching, realistic, serious, captivating
Plot: false accusation, fall in love, teenage life, lifestyle, youth, society, love and romance, destructive relationship, family relations, half brother, skater, teenage boy ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
3 Nights in the Desert (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Three former band mates enter a cave after hearing it has the power to give them what they need. As unsettling desires rise to the surface, they all wonder if the cave has real power.
Style: talky, touching, sincere, realistic, serious
Plot: reunion, friendship, adolescence vs adulthood, introspection, twentysomething life, desert, love triangle, love and romance, bittersweet, best friends, friends, haunted by the past ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 6.1
 243
Henri (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 103 min.
Story: The meeting of two lonely, marginal souls. There is Henri, a man in his 50s, limp, resigned, somewhat alcoholic. And Rosette, a (slightly) retarded woman who dreams of love, sexuality, normality
Style: touching, serious, realistic, gloomy
Plot: love and romance, dull life, death of wife, mentally challenged, looking for love, unfulfillment, misfit, social misfits, female director, dancing, rumor, restaurant ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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 5.6
 410
South of Pico (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, Austria
Duration: 86 min.
Story: "South of Pico" is an emotionally charged drama in which four strangers witness an unimaginable tragedy and are catapulted into the defining moment of their lives. Set in present day Los Angeles, a chauffeur, a waitress, a doctor and a ...
Style: touching, realistic, serious
Plot: interracial relations, society, graphic violence, cigarette smoking, wedding dress, driver, physician, winning, sex, waitress, boy, chauffeur ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Brother to Brother (2004)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A drama that looks back on the Harlem Renaissance from the perspective of an elderly, black writer who meets a gay teenager in a New York homeless shelter.
Style: serious, touching, thought provoking, realistic, contemplative
Plot: human nature, society, gay teenager, friendship, golden years, lifestyle, estrangement, love and romance, artists and showbiz, gay, black lgbt, intergenerational friendship ...
Time: 30s, 20th century, 1930s
Place: new york, usa, harlem manhattan new york city, manhattan new york city, harlem
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Something in the Way (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: Indonesia
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Ahmad, a porn obsessed taxi driver from Jakarta, falls for the beautiful young prostitute Kinar and struggles with sexual frustration and misguided piety.
Style: atmospheric, serious, touching, bleak, gloomy ...
Plot: prostitute, obsession, social misfits, dull life, misfit, society, strong sexual content, urban, religions or cults, unfulfillment, taxi
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: asia, indonesia
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 6.4
 428
Ring the Bell (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: When high-powered sports agent Rob Decker arrives looking for his next major league prospect, he finds more than he bargained for at the Cooke Boys Ranch. As he works to secure Shawn Hart, the top high school baseball prospect in the country, he ...
Style: realistic, serious, christian film
Plot: small town, introspection, redemption, social relations, disorder, society, hopes, misfit, scout, americana, small town life, fish out of water ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 4.4
 348
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 ⇓
39%
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: realistic, atmospheric, emotional, captivating, touching ...
Plot: gender, looking for love, city life, couples, love and romance, lgbt, gay, writer's block, urban, lifestyle, gays and lesbians, street kid ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: san francisco, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Pavee Lackeen: The Traveller Girl (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: Ireland
Duration: 87 min.
Story: An intimate portrait of a resilient and spirited young girl and her proud and dignified family, who are part of Ireland's "traveller" community.
Style: touching, sincere, emotional, serious, realistic
Plot: life is a bitch, parents and children, culture clash, family relations, realism, social misfits, youth, misfit, society, discrimination, single mother, resilience ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: ireland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%