Movies like The Leather Boys

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The Leather Boys (1964)
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The Leather Boys (1964)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 108 min.
Story: The Leather Boys is a 1964 British drama film about the rocker subculture in London featuring a gay motorcyclist. This film is notable as an early example of a film that violated the Hollywood production code, yet was still shown in the United States, as well as an important film in the genre of queer cinema. An example of British kitchen sink realism, it was considered daring in 1964 as it touched upon homosexuality, however obliquely.
Style: sincere, sentimental, serious, emotional, realistic, controversial, contemplative, social documentary
Plot: motorcycle, best friends, rock, life is a bitch, motorcycle race, rebellion, realism, society, gender, rebelliousness, introspection, gays and lesbians, teenager, race, dancing, school, gay, fight, biker, pregnancy, student, wedding, cheating wife, friendship, hotel ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: england, london, europe, edinburgh scotland

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Most similar movies to The Leather Boys

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, emotional and touching films with plots about couples, love and romance, family relations, romance, couple relations, friendship and kiss mostly in Drama, Romance and Comedy genres. Some movies like The Leather Boys: Girl with Green Eyes (1964), A Village Affair (1995), The Heart of Me (2002), Fit (2010), A Kind of Loving (1962). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Girl with Green Eyes (1964)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Catholic-Irish farm girl Kate, along with her gregarious best friend Baba, moves to Dublin to pursue a more exciting life.
Style: realistic, serious, sentimental, emotional, touching
Plot: friendship, family relations, youth, coming of age, dublin ireland, small town, suburban life, singleness, forbidden love, small town life, looking for love, gender ...
Time: 60s
Place: ireland, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
A Village Affair (1995)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Based on the bestselling novel by Joanna Trollope Recently returned to England from New York City, vivacious heiress Clodagh Unwin befriends a couple new to her village. The husband is entranced by the young aristocrat, but Clodagh has eyes for ...
Style: emotional, realistic, serious, sincere, touching ...
Plot: village life, romance, infidelity, adultery, family life, family relations, society, family problems, love and romance, dishonesty, love affair, couple relations ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
The Heart of Me (2002)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, Germany
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Drama set in 1930s London with two sisters, Madeleine married to Rickie, and Dinah, who falls in love with him. Rickie and Dinah begin an affair which is to have repercussions throughout all their lives.
Style: sentimental, emotional, touching, serious, clever ...
Plot: family relations, infidelity, love triangle, couples, pregnancy, love affair, fall in love, society, betrayal, haunted by the past, parents and children, artists and showbiz ...
Time: 1940s, 1930s, 30s, 40s, 20th century
Place: london, england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
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Fit (2010)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Takes a look at gay and straight love among the new millennials. Everything from secret crushes to homophobic attitudes are revealed by the rambunctious students taking Drama and Dance from Loris. None of the teens are what they seem at first ...
Style: serious, emotional, sincere, touching, realistic ...
Plot: teenage life, high school, teachers and students, teenage love, coming of age, gender, youth, power relations, coming out, brother brother relationship, teenage girl, teen angst ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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A Kind of Loving (1962)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 113 min.
Story: After his girlfriend's pregnancy forces him to marry her, a young man must adjust to his new life and contend with his domineering mother-in-law.
Style: emotional, sincere, realistic, serious
Plot: working class, factory, brother sister relationship, mother daughter relationship, father son relationship, love and romance, coming of age, romance, sexual content, bittersweet, crumbling marriage, youth ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, 20th century
Place: manchester, england, europe, northern england
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
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 16K
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: gay cinema, serious, realistic, melancholic, scenic ...
Plot: gay, homosexuality, forbidden love, closeted homosexual, gay lead character, lgbt, society, gays and lesbians, first gay sexual experience, gay relationship, gay romance, youth ...
Time: 1910s, 19th century, 20th century, victorian, 1900s ...
Place: england, europe, london, argentina, buenos aires argentina ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
A Taste of Honey (1961)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Focuses on a working class girl who is struggling to create a life for herself with her gay co-worker after becoming pregnant from a one-night stand with a black sailor.
Style: touching, sexual, gloomy, serious, realistic ...
Plot: single parent, coming of age, working class, friendship, interracial relations, family relations, pregnancy, dysfunctional family, ship, youth, single mother, teenage pregnancy ...
Time: 60s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
Clapham Junction (2007)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Set in the Clapham district of south London, England, the film is inspired by true events. The paths of several men intersect during a dramatic thirty-six hours in which their lives are changed forever.
Style: serious, realistic, melancholic, rough, touching ...
Plot: gay slur, masturbation, infidelity, seduction, society, life is a bitch, lifestyle, estrangement, looking for love, gay, intolerance, gay couple ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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Basil (1998)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 113 min.
Story: A lonely young aristocrat in turn-of the century England struggles to meet the approval of his over-bearing, class-conscious father while trying to please the selfish woman he loves.
Style: realistic, serious, sentimental, light, sincere ...
Plot: fall in love, betrayal, friendship, romance, couples, love affair, unfulfilled love, society, secret, father daughter relationship, adultery, extramarital affair ...
Time: 19th century, 90s, victorian era
Place: england, europe, london, ireland, cornwall ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Brideshead Revisited (2008)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, Italy, Morocco, USA
Duration: 134 min.
Story: Based on Evelyn Waugh's 1945 classic British novel, Brideshead Revisited is a poignant story of forbidden love and the loss of innocence set in England prior to the Second World War.
Style: sentimental, serious, sincere, touching, emotional ...
Plot: world war two, alcohol abuse, friendship, catholicism, love and romance, couple relations, fall in love, couples, love triangle, society, understanding, friends ...
Time: 1920s, 20th century, 1930s, 20s, 30s ...
Place: england, morocco, venice, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
A Home at the End of the World (2004)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Three friends form a bond over the year, Johnathan is gay, Clare is straight and Bobby is neither, instead he loves the people he loves. As their lives go on there is tension and tears which culminate in a strong yet fragile friendship between the ...
Style: touching, sincere, emotional, depressing, intense ...
Plot: aids, self discovery, love triangle, lgbt, romance, hopes, gay, loneliness, friendship, nudity (full frontal - brief), pregnancy, tantrum ...
Time: 80s, 60s, 20th century, 70s, 1960s ...
Place: new york, ohio, usa, cleveland ohio, greenwich village manhattan new york city ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Nights in the Gardens of Spain (2010)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: New Zealand
Duration: 76 min.
Story: Kawariki must become the leader of the family after his father retires in this intimate drama. A husband and father, he realizes that in order to lead with integrity, he must come out and be honest about his own life, even though it will test the ...
Style: emotional, realistic, sentimental, psychological, touching ...
Plot: family relations, crumbling marriage, society, gender, couples, family in crisis, family problems, homosexuality, secret, coming out, infidelity, sex scene ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new zealand
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
The Chatterley Affair (2006)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The trial, under The Obscene Publications Act, of the publishers of D.H. Lawrence's 'Lady Chatterley's Lover'in 1960 was a sensation that consumed the nation. The movie follows two fictional jurors, Helena and Keith, who become ...
Style: captivating, emotional, sincere, realistic, serious ...
Plot: jury, courtroom drama, infidelity, extramarital affair, adultery, fighting the system, legal, love and romance, dishonesty, injustice, couples, writer's life ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
The Wings of the Dove (1997)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Kate is secretly betrothed to a struggling journalist, Merton Densher. But she knows her Aunt Maude will never approve of the match, since Kate's deceased mother has lost all her money in a marriage to a degenerate opium addict. When Kate meets ...
Style: atmospheric, serious, stylized, realistic, captivating ...
Plot: love triangle, nudity (full frontal - brief), forbidden love, power relations, couple relations, rich and poor, romance, betrayal, death, matchmaking, couples, arranged marriage ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century, edwardian era, 19th century, 1920s
Place: england, london, europe, italy, venice
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
The Woodlanders (1997)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 98 min.
Story: The story is set in late 19th century rural corner of South England. The daughter of timber merchant Melbury, Grace, returns to the town after finishing school. Her father now believes she can find a better husband than her childhood sweetheart, ...
Style: serious, realistic
Audience: date night
Plot: love triangle, infidelity, looking for love, love affair, couple relations, social differences, forbidden love, school, tragic love, fall in love, rich and poor, unfulfilled love ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, victorian era, victorian england
Place: england, europe, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
The Girl on a Motorcycle (1968)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, France
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Newly-married Rebecca leaves her husband's Alsatian bed on her prized motorbike - symbol of freedom and escape - to visit her lover in Heidelberg. En route she indulges in psychedelic reveries as she relives her changing relationship with the ...
Style: sexy, realistic, erotic, serious, atmospheric ...
Plot: motorcycle, on the road, infidelity, friends, dull life, love affair, tragic love, looking for sex, sexual relations, friendship, riddles and clues, couple relations ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: europe, germany, france, switzerland
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Love in the Time of Cholera (2007)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Mexico, UK
Duration: 139 min.
Story: In Colombia just after the Great War, an old man falls from a ladder; dying, he professes great love for his wife. After the funeral, a man calls on the widow - she dismisses him angrily. Flash back more than 50 years to the day Florentino Ariza, a ...
Style: psychological, serious, realistic, sentimental, atmospheric ...
Plot: letter, impossible love, love triangle, diary, funeral, romance, virginity, power of love, looking for love, love affair, love and romance, love letter ...
Time: 19th century, 1900s, 20th century, 1870s, post world war one ...
Place: colombia, paris france, caribbean, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
We Don't Live Here Anymore (2004)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Married couple Jack and Terry Linden are experiencing a difficult period in their relationship. When Jack decides to step outside the marriage, he becomes involved with Edith, who happens to be the wife of his best friend and colleague, Hank Evans. ...
Style: touching, psychological, contemplative, sincere, emotional ...
Plot: infidelity, unfaithful wife, marriage, friendship, betrayal, adultery, forbidden love, love affair, family problems, youth, crumbling marriage, society ...
Time: contemporary
Place: england, europe, portland oregon, oregon
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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Women in Love (1969)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 131 min.
Story: Close friends Rupert Birkin and Gerald Crich begin romances with siblings Ursula and Gudrun Brangwen. After the couples wed, they take a joint honeymoon to Switzerland, where things begin happily -- but they become increasingly complicated as the ...
Style: sexual, sexy, erotic, gloomy, sincere ...
Plot: wrestling, love triangle, romance, friendship, gays and lesbians, love and romance, society, crumbling marriage, human nature, social differences, couple relations, siblings relations ...
Time: 1920s, 70s
Place: england, europe, alps, swiss alps, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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 842
Time to Spare (2011)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Netherlands, Belgium
Duration: 96 min.
Story: When Molly, the 21 year-old sister of Maarten, departs the family home, she leaves her older brother with empty nest syndrome. But it also opens up new opportunities for him, such as the possibility to explore his love for Arthur, a closet gay. ...
Style: sentimental, emotional, touching, realistic, serious
Plot: leaving home, couple relations, fall in love, siblings relations, life is a bitch, gender, couples, family relations, love triangle, male female relationship, bittersweet, love and romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, holland
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 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: sincere, touching, sentimental, emotional, contemplative ...
Plot: gay, teenage life, love affair, depression, couple relations, beach, youth, coming out, dysfunctional family, romance, parents and children, fall in love ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: europe, frankfurt germany, brittany, france, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Saturn in Opposition (2007)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Italy, France, Turkey
Duration: 110 min.
Story: This film focuses on contemporary 30- and 40-somethings trying to make sense of their lives in an age in which the old certainties have disappeared. Lorenzo and Davide make their lives together within a circle that includes Antonio and Angelica, ...
Style: sincere, talky, serious, realistic, contemplative ...
Plot: friendship, couple relations, infidelity, family problems, gay, introspection, gays and lesbians, terminal illness, dealing with death, dinner party, estrangement, sudden death ...
Time: contemporary
Place: italy, rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
The Go-Between (1971)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Tale of torrid and forbidden love between Christie and Bates in the English countryside.
Style: sincere, sentimental, gloomy, emotional, touching ...
Plot: forbidden love, friendship, birthday party, cricket the game, love triangle, infidelity, fall in love, teaching the ways of the world, love affair, parents and children, social differences, unfulfilled love ...
Time: 1900s, 20th century, 19th century, victorian, 90s ...
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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Priest (1994)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Father Greg Pilkington is torn between his call as a conservative Catholic priest and his secret life as a homosexual with a gay lover, frowned upon by the Church. Upon hearing the confession of a young girl of her incestuous father, Greg enters an ...
Style: thought provoking, touching, contemplative, tense, serious ...
Plot: sex with a priest, catholic priest, gay, sexual abuse, conservative, sin, closeted homosexual, gays and lesbians, forbidden love, moral dilemma, celibacy, crisis of faith ...
Time: 90s
Place: england, europe, iraq, liverpool
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Forgive and Forget (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A jealousy erupts between two long-time friends as one is about to move in with his girlfriend. Now the friend must confront his long-hidden homosexuality. UK.
Style: touching, emotional, sincere, realistic, semi serious ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: love triangle, friendship, coming out, lifestyle, unfulfilled love, looking for love, couples, buddies, best friends, tv show, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, secret ...
Time: 90s
Place: europe, england, london, brighton
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 5.6
 371
Strapless (1989)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 99 min.
Story: An expatriate American doctor in London allows herself to lighten up when her freewheeling younger sister and a mysterious man enter her life. Her inhibitions released, the beautiful doctor learns that freedom has its own price.
Style: serious, realistic, sincere, psychological, disturbing ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: couples, self discovery, midlife crisis, terminal illness, romance, life is a bitch, unfulfillment, wooing, doctor, mysterious character, immigrants, love and romance ...
Time: 80s
Place: portugal, england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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 2K
Like It Is (1998)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A young, bare-knuckle boxer Craig (played by real-life boxer Steve Bell) moves from Blackpool to London, where he falls for a twenty-something music producer, Matt. Trouble ensues when shy, awkward Craig tries squeezing into Matt's glib ...
Style: sexual, rough, emotional, sexy, serious ...
Plot: gays and lesbians, gay, gay teenager, boxer, fist fighting, boss and employee, sexual content, profanity, hopes, love and romance, against the odds, couple relations ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: england, london, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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One More Kiss (1999)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 97 min.
Story: When Sarah Hopson realizes her successful high-rise New York lifestyle is devoid of meaning, she packs her bags and heads for her home town in the Scottish Borders to look for Sam, her childhood sweetheart and the only man she ever loved. Sam Murray ...
Style: emotional, sentimental, touching, serious, realistic
Audience: girls' night
Plot: love triangle, terminal illness, one last chance, last wish, couples, road not taken, tragic love, small town, lovers reunited, midlife crisis, couple relations, introspection ...
Time: 90s
Place: scotland, europe, edinburgh scotland, new york, empire state building manhattan new york city ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
A Walk on the Moon (1999)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: The world of a young housewife is turned upside down when she has an affair with a free-spirited blouse salesman.
Style: sexy, touching, realistic, serious, contemplative ...
Audience: chick flick, teens
Plot: infidelity, adultery, coming of age, first kiss, family relations, hippie, love affair, mother daughter relationship, summer vacation, bittersweet, strong female presence, parents and children ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, 20th century, year 1969
Place: new york, woodstock, usa, new york state, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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 10K
Jude (1996)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 123 min.
Story: In late 19th-century England, Jude aspires to be an academic, but is hobbled by his blue-collar background. Instead, he works as a stonemason and is trapped in an unloving marriage to a farmer's daughter named Arabella. But when his wife leaves ...
Style: bleak, emotional, contemplative, serious, realistic ...
Plot: forbidden love, nudity (full frontal - brief), teacher, romance, destiny, family relations, couples, failed attempt, family problems, couple relations, social differences, fall in love ...
Time: 19th century, victorian england, victorian, 1890s, 1880s ...
Place: england, europe, britain, australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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