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North Sea Texas (2011)
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North Sea Texas (2011)
Original name: Noordzee, Texas
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Belgium
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Pim lives in a run-down house in a dead-end street somewhere on the Flanders coast, together with his mother Yvette Bulteel. Life here smells of cold French fries, cheap cigarettes, vermouth and stale beer. Mother Yvette uses her friend Etienne, with his lousy grey Fiat, as a driver for the nights she has to “perform”. As a kid Pim dreams of a better life, imagining princesses and beauty queens. But when Pim turns 16 he dreams of Gino, the handsome boy next door, instead. Ever since they were children there has been this tension between them. Now Gino is Pim’s motorcycling hero. Cold mockery, little humiliations and tiny bits of hope make up Pim’s life. No wonder he sometimes flees to his dream world.
Style: sincere, sentimental, touching, serious, realistic, homoerotic
Plot: gay teenager, lgbt teen, gay lead character, first gay sexual experience, coming of age, first love, single parent, gays and lesbians, teenage life, love and romance, gay, family relations, gay love, lgbt, teenage crush, daydreamer, mother son relationship, village, youth, obsession, parents and children, dull life, village life, gender, unfulfilled love ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: belgium, flanders, europe, france

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, touching, serious and sincere films with plots about love and romance, gay kiss, gay, youth, coming of age, gays and lesbians and gender mostly in Drama, Romance and Comedy genres. Some movies like North Sea Texas: The Way He Looks (2014), Boys (2014), Center of My World (2016), You Are Not Alone (1978), Call Me by Your Name (2017). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Way He Looks (2014)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Brazil
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Leonardo is a blind teenager dealing with an overprotective mother while trying to live a more independent life. To the disappointment of his best friend, Giovana, he plans to go on an exchange program abroad. When Gabriel, a new student in town, ...
Style: touching, serious, sentimental, sweet, romantic ...
Plot: gay, gay teenager, teenage love, homosexuality, lgbt, gays and lesbians, gay couple, blindness, friendship, coming of age, blind character, teenage life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: brazil, sao paulo brazil
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.4
 12K
Boys (2014)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 78 min.
Story: BOYS tells the story of Sieger, a sporty, rather quiet 15-year-old boy who discovers love during the summer holidays. Sieger is training in the new athletics team for the national relay championships and meets the intriguing and unpredictable Marc. ...
Style: touching, sentimental, realistic, serious
Plot: gay teenager, gay, teenage love, friendship, gay relationship, gay love, gay romance, fall in love, teenage life, love and romance, gays and lesbians, coming of age ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: holland
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Center of My World (2016)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Germany, Austria
Duration: 115 min.
Story: A strange family: 17-year-old Phil lives with his mother and twin sister in an old mansion on the outskirts of town. When he returns from summer camp, the mood in the mansion has soured somehow. Phil doesn’t worry about it, hanging out with his ...
Style: captivating, realistic, rough, psychological
Plot: gay teenager, lgbt, gay lead character, coming of age, gay protagonist, gay, gay son, gay sex, friendship, high school student, bisexuality, best friend ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 ...
Plot: gays and lesbians, friendship, youth, love and romance, teenage life, coming of age, boarding school life, couples, lifestyle, friends, family relations, school ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: europe, denmark
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Call Me by Your Name (2017)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 132 min.
Story: Elio Perlman is spending the summer with his family at their vacation home in Lombardy, Italy. When his father hires a handsome doctoral student, the curious 17-year-old finds himself developing a growing attraction to the young man.
Style: touching, sincere, disturbing, homoerotic, captivating ...
Plot: lgbt, gay relationship, gay teenager, gay, summer, teenage boy, homosexuality, first love, gay love, homosexual, love, gay romance ...
Time: year 1983
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
 7.2
 13K
Summer Storm (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance, Sport
Country: Germany
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Tobi and Achim, the pride of the local crew club, have been the best of friends for years and are convinced that nothing will ever stand in the way of their friendship. They look forward to the upcoming summer camp and the crew competition. Then the ...
Style: touching, emotional, humorous, light, romantic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: gay, gays and lesbians, coming out, summer camp, friendship, youth, gay teenager, love triangle, teenagers, romance, teenage love, fall in love ...
Time: contemporary
Place: germany, europe, bavaria, berlin germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
From Beginning to End (2009)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Brazil
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Two brothers develop a very close relationship as they are growing up in an idyllic and happy family. When they are young adults their relationship becomes very intimate, romantic, and sexual.
Style: serious, sincere, captivating, psychological, gloomy ...
Plot: gay, gays and lesbians, romance, forbidden love, lovers apart, adolescence vs adulthood, passionate interest, parents and children, youth, family problems, incest, gender ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: brazil, argentina, latin america, russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Mudge Boy (2003)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Duncan Mudge, mid-teens, lives apart from his rural world populated by his distant father and rough local kids. His main companionship is a chicken left after his mother's death until the neighbor's son befriends him.
Style: disturbing, touching, serious, emotional, contemplative ...
Plot: gay teenager, misfit, coming of age, gays and lesbians, gay sex, social misfits, teenage life, first gay sexual experience, life is a bitch, parents and children, dangerous attraction, obsession ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 7.4
 4K
Heartstone (2016)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Iceland, Denmark
Duration: 129 min.
Story: A remote fishing village in Iceland. Teenage boys Thor and Christian experience a turbulent summer as one tries to win the heart of a girl while the other discovers new feelings toward his best friend. When summer ends and the harsh nature of ...
Style: thought provoking, captivating, disturbing, epic, psychological
Audience: kids
Plot: bed wetting, gay, first love, friendship, gay teenager, coming of age, unrequited love, nature, teenager, teenage boy, male male kiss, lgbt ...
Place: iceland
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Beautiful Thing (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A pair of teenage boys growing up in a working-class neighbourhood of Thamesmead, in south-east London, become aware of their homosexuality. While both were vaguely aware they might be gay, neither had ever acted on their impulses. Once they decide ...
Style: touching, sincere, semi serious, romantic, sweet ...
Audience: teens
Plot: gay, homosexuality, gay teenager, coming out, lgbt teen, gays and lesbians, lgbt, sexuality, friendship, teenage love, homosexual, teenager ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: london, england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Perks of Being a Wallflower (2012)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A coming-of-age story based on the best-selling novel by Stephen Chbosky, which follows 15-year-old freshman Charlie, an endearing and naive outsider who is taken under the wings of two seniors. A moving tale of love, loss, fear and hope - and the ...
Style: touching, sincere, realistic, serious, talky ...
Audience: teens
Plot: coming of age, teenage love, teenage life, adolescence, first love, friendship, teenagers, high school life, suicide, hopes, youth, friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 90s, 1990s, 20th century ...
Place: pennsylvania, usa, pittsburgh
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
The Year My Voice Broke (1987)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Australia
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Coming-of age feature, set in a New South Wales country town in the 1960s, about a 15 year-old boy. It follows his loves and how he copes with life's problems such as death and departure.
Style: realistic, sincere, touching, serious, sentimental ...
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: love triangle, small town, coming of age, friendship, discrimination, pregnancy, locket, first love, bittersweet, single parent, best friends, youth ...
Time: 1960s, 20th century, 60s, year 1962
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
Private Romeo (2011)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Romeo and Juliet has never been more provocative than in this contemporary all-boy staging. Writer/director Alan Brown transfers the setting from fair Verona to a high school military campus where a small group of boys from rival schools act out the ...
Style: serious, realistic, emotional, touching, sincere
Plot: gay teenager, gays and lesbians, gay, gym, gay love, lgbt, gender, youth, forbidden love, young lovers, true love, romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.7
 5K
Come Undone (2000)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Story of two gorgeous, young French boys who begin a passionate relationship that boils over and threatens to destroy both their lives. Shy Mathieu is 18-years-old and on summer vacation in the south of France. He spends his days lazily sunning ...
Style: sentimental, emotional, touching, sincere, meditative ...
Plot: gay, depression, beach, teenage life, love affair, youth, coming out, romance, dysfunctional family, fall in love, couple relations, parents and children ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: europe, frankfurt germany, brittany, france, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Edge of Seventeen (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A gay teenager finds out who he is and what he wants, who his friends are, and who loves him, in this autobiographical tale set in middle U.S. in the 1980s. Growing up, learning about life, love, sex, friends, and lovers.
Style: realistic, sexual, touching, sincere, humorous ...
Audience: teens
Plot: homosexuality, lgbt teen, coming of age, gay teenager, gays and lesbians, gay, coming out, lgbt, first gay sexual experience, self discovery, high school, friendship ...
Time: 80s, year 1984
Place: ohio, usa, midwest, new jersey, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
14%
Three Dancing Slaves (2004)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Annecy is no tourist destination for three working-class Algerian brothers and their father, in the months after their mother has died. Marc is deeply troubled: he tries to stiff drug dealers and then plots revenge. Christophe is released from jail, ...
Style: sentimental, touching, serious, emotional, realistic ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, working class, drug dealing, going straight, family problems, teenage life, youth, vengeance, redemption, transsexual, sexual abuse, parents and children ...
Time: contemporary
Place: paris france, alps
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.7
 2K
Sugar (2004)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Canada
Duration: 78 min.
Story: Cliff has just turned 18 and his little sister has a gift for him: booze, a joint, a subway token and the command to have sex. Heading out on the town, Cliff finds friendship -- and more -- in the person of a young hustler named Butch. But ...
Style: sincere, serious, sentimental, touching, realistic ...
Plot: gay teenager, gay, coming out, coming of age, lifestyle, teenage life, fall in love, friendship, self discovery, romance, life is a bitch, couple relations ...
Time: contemporary
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 3.7
 461
Wrecked (2009)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 73 min.
Story: An edgy drama about a gay teen's tumultuous decent into drugs and anonymous sex, Wrecked smashes cinematic taboos while it spins its cautionary tale. Ryan is an earnest 18-year-old trying to develop a career as an actor and getting his life on ...
Style: touching, serious, sincere, suspense, realistic ...
Plot: love triangle, drugs/alcohol, youth, group sex, impossible love, love and romance, unfulfillment, gay, sex, threesome, gays and lesbians, couple relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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The Journey of Jared Price (2000)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: "The Journey of Jared Price" is a gay-themed coming-of-age 2000 film written, produced and directed by Academy Award winner Dustin Lance Black. Black won the Oscar award for Best Original Screenplay for "Milk". The Journey of ...
Style: touching, sentimental, emotional, sincere, sexual ...
Plot: gay teenager, self discovery, fall in love, teenage life, couples, friendship, youth, couple relations, prostitute, gay relationship, coming of age, blind woman ...
Time: 90s
Place: california, usa, southern california, santa monica california
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 5.4
 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: sexual, realistic, psychological, touching, serious ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: coming out, gay love, gay relationship, gay, gay teenager, coming of age, beach, friendship, church, christianity, gays and lesbians, lifestyle ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 7.5
 12K
Get Real (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A tenderly romantic coming-of-age story as two boys in a British school fall in love.
Style: touching, sentimental, sincere, realistic, semi serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: gay, coming out, coming of age, gays and lesbians, teenage life, gay teenager, friendship, gender, romance, youth, lifestyle, fall in love ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: england, europe, britain, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
Nico and Dani (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Spain
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A Spanish coming of age story focusing on the antics of two 17 year olds, who have a posh beach house almost all to themselves one summer. This is also a summer of sexual awakenings.
Style: sincere, sentimental, touching, realistic, sexual ...
Audience: teens
Plot: gay teenager, coming of age, friendship, innocence lost, best friend, summer vacation, self discovery, teenage love, teenage life, youth, looking for sex, coming out ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: spain, barcelona, europe, barcelona spain, california ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
You'll Get Over It (2002)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Sport
Country: France
Duration: 86 min.
Story: When Vincent finds himself a victim of outing in his high school, he must accept to live with the drastic changes it provokes, and redefine his relationships with his friends and family.
Style: sincere, touching, sexual, semi serious, humorous ...
Audience: teens
Plot: high school, love and romance, friendship, teenage love, gays and lesbians, teenage life, youth, high school life, gay, lifestyle, sexual relations, coming out ...
Time: contemporary
Place: france, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
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The Witnesses (2007)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Manu arrives in Paris, in the early days of AIDS, at the beginning of the 1980s. He strikes up a friendship with Adrien, a wealthy doctor in his early fifties, who introduces him to Sarah and Mehdi, a young couple.
Style: touching, sentimental, serious, sincere, clever ...
Plot: aids, friendship, moral dilemma, opera singer, love and romance, siblings relations, sexual promiscuity, gender, gay, infidelity, sex, doctor ...
Time: 80s, year 1984, year 1985
Place: europe, france, australia, paris france, munich germany ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
 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: sincere, touching, sentimental, serious, sexual ...
Plot: surfing, coming of age, coming out, brother, teenage love, self discovery, teenage life, youth, sexual relations, lifestyle, young lovers, buddies ...
Time: contemporary
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
 7.7
 15K
Maurice (1987)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 140 min.
Story: In 1909, Maurice Hall (James Wilby) enters Cambridge, where he befriends wealthy Clive Durham (Hugh Grant). Clive confesses he is sexually attracted to Maurice, who realizes he is a homosexual when he begins to return Clive's feelings. The two ...
Style: serious, realistic, melancholic, scenic, touching ...
Plot: homosexuality, lgbt, society, gay, closeted homosexual, gays and lesbians, gay romance, gay lead character, forbidden love, gay relationship, youth, romance ...
Time: 1910s, 19th century, 20th century, victorian, victorian era ...
Place: england, europe, greece, italy, france ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
 6.4
 1K
Glue (2006)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Argentina, UK
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A teenage summer in a small town in the desert, a dysfunctional family, a rock band, a can full of glue, two boys, one girl, loads of tongue kisses, dry heat, wind in Patagonia, existential angst... A teenage story in the middle of nowhere.
Style: touching, realistic, melancholic, psychological, semi serious
Plot: desert, gay teenager, coming of age, glue, lifestyle, best friends, youth, experimenting, buddies, parents and children, adolescence vs adulthood, family relations ...
Time: contemporary
Place: argentina, latin america, patagonia
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
 7.0
 2K
Hidden Away (2014)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Spain
Duration: 96 min.
Story: At the age of 14 the world around you changes at a dizzying speed. But what if actually it's you that changing? What if these changes take you away from what up until now, has been your world? Ibrahim and Rafa are going to suffer these changes ...
Style: atmospheric, sincere, serious, touching, realistic
Plot: gay teenager, gay love, gays and lesbians, gay romance, deportation, teenager, interracial relations, unlikely couple, culture clash, youth, racism, urban ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
House of Boys (2009)
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: Luxembourg, Germany
Duration: 117 min.
Story: A glamorous, colourful coming-of-age story that follows the dramatic journey of Frank, a high school kid in 1984 through an exciting world of sex and music, when his deep new passion is suddenly turned into a struggle for courage, facing a new ...
Style: touching, serious, sentimental, sincere, avant garde ...
Plot: gay, gay teenager, male prostitute, gays and lesbians, terminal illness, aids, youth, fall in love, friendship, life is a bitch, bully, coming of age ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, year 1984
Place: amsterdam, europe, holland, morocco
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
Love is the Word (2013)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Netherlands, Belgium
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Love is the Word is a moving, romantic and funny coming-of-age drama about the magic of first love and the misery of first lost, set in 1978: the year 'Grease' hit the big screen.
Style: serious, touching, sentimental, realistic, emotional ...
Plot: coming of age, first love, leukemia, teenager, love and romance, youth, family relations, parents and children, hopes, village, teenage love, first sexual experience ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: holland
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
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