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Issues 101 (2002)
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Issues 101 (2002)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: College freshman Joe is new to school when he mistakes a rush invitation for a come-on from a cute fraternity brother. He's no less confused after a hazing ritual between him and Christian, his "big brother" in the Greek system, takes and intense and intimate turn. After Joe sets Christian "straight" about his sexual interests, Christian confesses that he himself is straight-but with "issues".
Style: realistic, sentimental, psychological, captivating, sexual, sexy, semi serious
Audience: teens
Plot: college, romance, coming out, couples, youth, student life, gender, gay relationship, love triangle, school, beach, brother brother relationship, singleness, love and romance, gender bending, loss of virginity, lifestyle, college life, gays and lesbians, siblings relations, looking for sex, gay, party, homosexual, wine ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, california

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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, realistic, serious, sexy ...
Plot: gay, coming out, gays and lesbians, love affair, impossible love, reunion, destructive relationship, gay sex, crumbling marriage, love and romance, couples, family problems ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: oregon, seattle washington, seattle, salt lake city utah
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August (2011)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: August tells the story of two former lovers, Troy and Jonathan, who reunite after a long ago painful breakup. After spending several years in Spain, Troy returns to Los Angeles and decides to phone Jonathan and meet for coffee. A seemingly innocent ...
Style: realistic, sentimental, captivating, emotional, psychological ...
Plot: gay, romance, love triangle, gay relationship, lovers reunited, sex scene, couples, introspection, gender, unfulfillment, ex lover, infidelity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, usa, los angeles
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3-Day Weekend (2008)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Long-term couple Simon and Jason, along with daddy-ish Cooper and his boy du jour, escape to a mountain cabin for a three-day weekend away from their hectic city lives. Looking to spice up this long-standing tradition, they add a special twist to ...
Style: sexy, humorous, semi serious, realistic, sexual ...
Plot: gay, infidelity, singleness, love affair, lifestyle, romance, love and romance, thirtysomething life, gender, college, mountain, couples ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
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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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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 ...
Plot: self discovery, romance, looking for love, gender, hopes, couples, gay, african american, friendship, road trip, coming out, gender bending ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
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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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Adam and Eve (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Easy-going, gentle college-boy Adam Baker enjoys frat-life, however disgusting the frat-house gets because of his sloppy house-mates Freddie, Ferguson and Munch. Then Adam meets Eve, starts falling in love, but gets jealous of frat-brother Billy, ...
Style: not serious, humorous, realistic, sentimental, melancholic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: college, college life, fall in love, love and romance, youth, couples, wooing, student life, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, virgin, looking for sex, loss of virginity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: usa
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45%
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Eden's Curve (2003)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A coming of age romantic drama set in 1972 based on real life events.
Style: sentimental, touching, realistic, serious, gay cinema ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: coming out, lgbt, love affair, love triangle, friendship, lifestyle, youth, romance, couples, dull life, destructive relationship, obsession ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 70s, year 1972
Place: virginia, southern usa
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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: realistic, touching, emotional, serious, sexy ...
Plot: gay, gay relationship, romance, love affair, breakup, couples, gays and lesbians, gay couple, family problems, friendship, road not taken, lifestyle ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, northern california
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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 511
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 ⇓
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The Houseboy (2007)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Distraught after he overhears his two 30-something lovers talking about finding a new "toy" to replace him, young Ricky looks for love through a series of random sexual encounters while house-sitting for the couple over the Christmas ...
Style: captivating, emotional, psychological, sentimental, sexy ...
Plot: gay interest, romance, love triangle, love affair, couples, lifestyle, gender, city life, sex scene, student, christmas, friendship ...
Time: 30s, 1930s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
The Men Next Door (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: This is a fast-paced comedy about a 40-year-old gay man who finds himself dating two equally lovable men - a secure 50-year-old who came out later in life, and an adventurous 30-year-old who wasn't looking for a relationship. What he ...
Style: humorous, touching, captivating, realistic, offbeat ...
Plot: gay, couples, family relations, love and romance, love triangle, older man younger man relationship, gay relationship, father son relationship, coming out, gays and lesbians, thirtysomething life, parents and children ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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Role/Play (2010)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A recently outed soap opera actor crosses paths with a recently divorced gay marriage activist, forcing them to confront the price of fame and the fickle nature of celebrity within the gay community.
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous, touching
Plot: coming out, gays and lesbians, resort, lifestyle, couples, celebrity culture, love and romance, romance, desire for fame, gay interest, wedding, gay ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: palm springs california, california
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Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, Tunisia, Belgium
Duration: 93 min.
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Place: france, tunisia, paris france
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Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 110 min.
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Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Taiwan
Duration: 95 min.
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Style: sentimental, realistic, sexy, captivating, touching ...
Audience: girls' night
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
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Long-Term Relationship (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
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Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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Angora Ranch (2006)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Justin is an ad executive whose father sends him on his first solo run to a place in Texas. While driving to his appointment Justin swerves to avoid a rabbit in the road and his car gets stuck in a ditch that just happens to be in front of the home ...
Style: realistic, emotional, psychological, captivating, sentimental ...
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
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A Good Day to Be Black & Sexy (2008)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A between-the-sheets peek at Black Love and Sexuality
Style: humorous, sincere, realistic, semi serious, sexy ...
Plot: society, love and romance, youth, lifestyle, teenage life, sexual relations, couples, coming of age, artists and showbiz, battle of the sexes, loss of virginity, profanity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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The Seminarian (2010)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: The Seminarian is a story about Ryan, a closeted gay student in his final semester of seminary studies. Despite his school's hostile stance towards homosexuality, Ryan has two gay classmates - Gerald and Anthony - in whom he secretly confides. ...
Style: semi serious, psychological, contemplative, captivating, sentimental ...
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
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35%
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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: drug abuse, gay, prostitute, addiction, coming out, gay relationship, fish out of water, lifestyle, love and romance, city life, haunted by the past, nightlife ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, illinois, california, usa, palm springs california
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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Nine Lives (2004)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 74 min.
Story: Lust and dysfuntion come full circle in this collection of nine steamy scenes exploring gay life, sex, addition, drugs and HIV/AIDS as revealed by a latino pool boy, a television writer, a meth dealer and others. As one affair leads into another, ...
Style: realistic, serious, emotional, captivating, sexy ...
Plot: gay, infidelity, coming out, hiv, support group, lifestyle, drug abuse, love and romance, youth, interracial relations, breakup, social relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, september 11 2001
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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
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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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 ...
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: arizona, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
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The Bedford Diaries (2006)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
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Story: The Bedford Diaries is an American television series that premiered March 29, 2006 on The WB and concluded its first season on May 10, 2006. It was canceled on May 18, 2006. The series was created by Tom Fontana and Julie Martin. A week prior to ...
Style: emotional, touching, semi serious, humorous, sentimental ...
Plot: college, couples, love and romance, romance, youth, society, young adult, interracial relations, sex
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
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Noah's Arc: Jumping the Broom (2008)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 101 min.
Story: As Noah and Wade prepare to marry in Martha's Vineyard, the personal problems of their friends - and the unexpected arrival of rapper Baby Gat - threatens to permanently end their relationship.
Style: humorous, touching, realistic, semi serious, witty
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: wedding, gays and lesbians, friendship, marriage, looking for love, lovers reunited, romance, young lovers, couples, self discovery, college, thirtysomething life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: massachusetts, usa
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32%
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Broken Sky (2006)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Mexico
Duration: 140 min.
Story: First-love movie involving love triangle. Gerardo is deeply in love with longtime lover Jonas. When Jonas falls for a stranger he met at a local nightclub, heartbroken Gerardo soon seeks solace in the arms of Sergio (Alejandro Rojo). Despite other ...
Style: captivating, sexy, touching, sincere, sexual ...
Audience: girls' night
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: mexico, latin america
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32%
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The Falls (2012)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: The Falls is a feature film about two missionaries that fall in love while on their mission. RJ travels to a small town in Oregon with Elder Merrill to serve their mission and teach the words of Joseph Smith. Living together and sharing the ...
Style: touching, sentimental, captivating, psychological, humorous ...
Plot: gay, gay relationship, missionary, gays and lesbians, hopes, society, religion, coming out, church, prayer, religious, romance ...
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Harvest (2011)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Germany
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Breathtaking in its subtle beauty, Harvest is an achingly romantic tale of an innocent but ever increasingly passionate affair that develops between two simple farmhands. Life on a farm is all that sullen teen Marco knows- leading a perfunctory and ...
Style: realistic, emotional, psychological, captivating, sexy ...
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Just a Question of Love (2000)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 88 min.
Story: After his gay cousin dies from hepatitis, young Laurent, who lives with his best friend Carole, falls in love with Cedric, a plant scientist. He's afraid to inform his conservative parents that he is gay.
Style: realistic, serious, emotional, touching, disturbing ...
Audience: teens
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Time: 90s
Place: france, europe, paris france
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