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Eban and Charley (2000)
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Eban and Charley (2000)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: 29-year-old Eban has retreated home to his parent's house in Seaside Oregon after the dissolution of his teaching job in Seattle. There he courts 15-year-old Charlie and eventually the two start a sexual relationship. As the age of consent in Oregon is 18 years and given the age difference, the adults in this drama take a dim view of this development.
Style: gloomy, serious, sincere, realistic, touching, sexual, psychological
Audience: girls' night
Plot: beach, gay relationship, friendship, elderly lovers, gays and lesbians, romance, rape, parent child relationship, forbidden love, sexual relations, adoption, coming out, gender, love and romance, youth, couples, family relations, mute or deaf, ancient mystery, parents and children, sexual abuse, dysfunctional family, homecoming, teenage life, life is a bitch ...
Time: 90s
Place: oregon, seattle, usa, ireland, denmark, florida, seattle washington

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, touching and sincere films with plots about gays and lesbians, gay, gender, couples, gay kiss, love and romance and youth mostly in Romance and Drama genres. Some movies like Eban and Charley: The Graffiti Artist (2004), Come Undone (2000), Rock Haven (2007), Dream Boy (2008), You Are Not Alone (1978). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Graffiti Artist (2004)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Adrift in the lush, nocturnal urban landscape of THE GRAFFITI ARTIST, Nick (Ruben Bansie-Snellman) is a post-modern urban hero asserting his anarchistic agenda on the endless maze of virgin exterior walls that comprise downtown Seattle and Portland. ...
Style: serious, atmospheric, realistic, sincere
Plot: youth, street kid, coming of age, city life, urban, gays and lesbians, juvenile delinquency, social misfits, rebelliousness, friendship, sexual relations, social differences ...
Time: contemporary
Place: seattle, usa, washington state, portland oregon, oregon ...
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95%
 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: sexual, sentimental, serious, realistic, sincere ...
Plot: coming out, gay, depression, beach, gays and lesbians, coming of age, romance, fall in love, male friendship, gay relationship, summer vacation, relationship problems ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: europe, frankfurt germany, france, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
 5.5
 1K
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: serious, sexual, realistic, sincere, touching ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: coming out, gays and lesbians, gay, christianity, gay relationship, beach, church, coming of age, friendship, school, writer's life, romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
 6.1
 3K
Dream Boy (2008)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The story of Nathan, a young teenager who tries to flourish in a romantic relationship with neighbour Roy. The two young men will have to face the brutal reality of the rural south of the United States in the late 1970s.
Style: serious, sincere, realistic, touching, atmospheric ...
Plot: small town, gay teenager, gays and lesbians, gay, dysfunctional family, first sex, coming of age, lgbt teen, introspection, romance, gender, youth ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: louisiana, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
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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, sexual
Plot: gays and lesbians, friendship, youth, coming of age, teenage life, love and romance, young lovers, school, parents and children, friends, boarding school life, couples ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: europe, denmark
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
The Toilers and the Wayfarers (1995)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 76 min.
Story: Phillip and Dieter nearly suffocate hiding their sexual identity in the face of puritanical small town values. Joined by a mysterious German relative, the three misfits escape to the big city searching for a place to belong.
Style: serious, realistic, sincere, touching, rough ...
Plot: coming out, youth, runaway, coming of age, family life, homosexuality, gays and lesbians, small town, urban, self discovery, friendship, teenage life ...
Time: 90s
Place: minnesota, usa, minneapolis minnesota
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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: serious, sexual, realistic, sincere, touching ...
Plot: coming of age, gays and lesbians, fall in love, hollywood, small town, self discovery, couple relations, friendship, teenage life, gender, love and romance, youth ...
Time: 90s
Place: california, usa, southern california, santa monica california
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 5.5
 960
Harry + Max (2004)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 74 min.
Story: Two brothers, 23 and 16, who are both teen idols, come to terms with their dysfunctional family past and deep affection for each other.
Style: serious, realistic, emotional, sincere, touching ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, romance, musician's life, transsexual, siblings relations, teenage life, artists and showbiz, gender, couples, sexual relations, alcohol abuse, celebrity culture ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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 4.9
 196
Intentions (2003)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Renee leads a fulfilling life as a professor of theater, mother of two girls, and wife to a kind and successful husband. Her life of contentment is changed forever when she discovers an undeniable attraction between herself and a female graduate ...
Style: serious, sincere, realistic, psychological
Audience: girls' night
Plot: college, infidelity, gays and lesbians, introspection, forbidden love, teachers and students, life turned upside down, gender, love and romance, crumbling marriage, human nature, fall in love ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa, campus
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Blue Citrus Hearts (2003)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A first love could quite possibly be the last for Sam, a Memphis teenager coming to terms with the romantic feelings he harbors for his best friend, Julian. Will the love he feels for this boy guide him through his struggles with his abusive father, ...
Style: serious, atmospheric, realistic, gloomy, sentimental ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: high school, coming of age, coming out, best friends, buddies, romance, gays and lesbians, suburbs, innocence lost, sexual abuse, teachers and students, teenage love ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: memphis, tennessee
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 6.8
 2K
The String (2009)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, Belgium, Tunisia
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Malik has a lot on his plate when he returns home to Tunisia after living in France. He's processing his father's death, he can't come out to his mother, and his childhood anxieties have resurfaced. But all of Malik's problems ...
Style: sexual, serious, emotional, realistic, gloomy ...
Plot: coming out, romance, gays and lesbians, gay, homecoming, estate, in the closet, family, gender, fall in love, parents and children, lesbian mother ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, tunisia, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 6.8
 5K
Boy Culture (2006)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A successful male escort describes in a series of confessions his tangled romantic relationships with his two roommates and an older, enigmatic male client.
Style: semi serious, clever, realistic, humorous, touching
Plot: gays and lesbians, prostitute, friendship, coming out, confession, romance, gender, friends, homosexuality, love and romance, couples, couple relations ...
Time: contemporary
Place: seattle, usa, washington state, seattle washington
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
A Very Natural Thing (1974)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: When David, an ex-monk still in his twenties meets Mark, he falls hard; soon he's asked Mark if they can live together. Things go well for awhile, and then differences in their definition of "commitment" begin to push them apart. Mark ...
Style: emotional, serious, sexual, realistic, touching
Plot: gay relationship, gay sex, cruising, gay couple, orgy, coming out, gays and lesbians, high school, love affair, sexual promiscuity, gay, romance ...
Time: 70s
Place: new york, usa, coney island brooklyn new york city, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 6.9
 1K
Lianna (1983)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A happily married woman comes to realize herself of being a repressed lesbian after she has an affair with a female college professor, and then tries to come to terms with her newfound lifestyle.
Style: serious, sincere, realistic, touching, sexual
Plot: coming out, sexual relations, friendship, gays and lesbians, college, homosexuality, lesbian relationship, love affair, lesbian couple, gender, love and romance, unfulfillment ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 5.8
 391
Four (2012)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 75 min.
Story: Adapted from a stage play by Christopher Shinn, the debut feature from Joshua Sanchez is a provocative rumination on race and sexuality set on a sweltering 4th of July evening.
Style: sincere, talky, serious, realistic, atmospheric ...
Plot: under the surface, love and romance, gays and lesbians, couple relations, interracial relations, parents and children, sexual relations, teenage life, gender, society, youth, couples ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 5.3
 366
Eden's Curve (2003)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A coming of age romantic drama set in 1972 based on real life events.
Style: serious, realistic, thought provoking, sentimental, sincere ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: university, coming of age, coming out, gays and lesbians, college, obsession, romance, destructive relationship, love affair, sexual relations, college life, student life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1972
Place: virginia
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
The Prince of Tides (1991)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 132 min.
Story: A troubled man talks to his suicidal sister's psychiatrist about their family history and falls in love with her in the process.
Style: psychological, touching, emotional, talky, serious ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: psychiatrist, island, twin sister, extramarital affair, american football, dysfunctional family, self discovery, haunted by the past, romance, poet, domestic violence, football ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa, south carolina
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 5.5
 609
Crutch (2004)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: An autobiographical film taken from the experiences of writer-director Rob Moretti, CRUTCH is a coming-of-age tale about a young man's struggle with family problems and substance abuse. Behind a facade of suburban middle class perfection, ...
Style: emotional, serious, realistic, gloomy, bleak ...
Plot: coming of age, drug abuse, coming out, dysfunctional family, suburbs, dangerous attraction, addiction, alcohol abuse, family in crisis, suburban life, kids in trouble, life is a bitch ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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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: serious, sexual, realistic, sexy, erotic ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: gays and lesbians, sexual relations, romance, forbidden love, betrayal, friends, college, gender, love and romance, couples, infidelity, love triangle ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: mexico, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 5.3
 983
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: serious, sexual, realistic, sincere, touching ...
Plot: coming of age, brother, ocean, homosexuality, gays and lesbians, coming out, surfing, best friends, small town, sexual awakening, ocean or sea, romance ...
Time: contemporary
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
The Truth About Jane (2000)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Jane, a high school teenager, tries to deal with the discovery that she is a lesbian after developing an intense friendship with another girl who makes her discover her true sexuality, which is only the start of Jane's troubles when Jane's ...
Style: talky, emotional, serious, realistic, sentimental ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: coming out, school, high school, coming of age, lesbian, friendship, single parent, mother daughter relationship, parents and children, high school life, fall in love, best friends ...
Time: 90s, year 1993, year 1989
Place: kindergarten
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
World and Time Enough (1994)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Two men--a gay, HIV-positive artist and an adopted garbage collector--struggle in the face of stigma and loss to find meaning in work, love, and family.
Style: semi serious, realistic, sentimental, humorous, touching
Plot: coming out, surprise party, birthday party, gay, gays and lesbians, adoption, romance, thirtysomething life, gender, love and romance, family relations, estrangement ...
Time: 90s
Place: san francisco, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 5.5
 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: serious, sincere, realistic, touching, emotional ...
Plot: coming of age, coming out, romance, suburbs, family life, gays and lesbians, prostitute, innocence lost, self discovery, couple relations, friendship, parents and children ...
Time: contemporary
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Movie in collections
 7.0
 1K
Coming Out (1989)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: East Germany
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Reportedly the first film to come out of East Germany to deal openly with gay issues. Philipp, a closeted teacher is dating a female collegue to keep up appearances. One night, by 'accident' he stumbles into a gay bar, meets and promptly ...
Style: sexual, psychological, serious, sincere, realistic ...
Plot: coming out, gay, gays and lesbians, love triangle, sexual relations, romance, gender, society, couples, prostitute, infidelity, social differences ...
Time: 80s
Place: europe, germany, east berlin, berlin germany, east berlin east germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
The Perks of Being a Wallflower (2012)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 102 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, talky, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: coming of age, teenage love, teenage life, friendship, first love, high school life, shyness, social misfits, friends, love and romance, high school, coping ...
Time: contemporary, 90s, 21st century, 20th century, 1990s ...
Place: pennsylvania, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 5.6
 313
Innocent (2005)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Canada, Hong Kong
Duration: 80 min.
Story: 17-year-old Eric follows his parents to immigrate to Canada and is thus forced to confront different emotional and cultural problems. He must not only adjust to the new environment, but also come to terms with his homosexuality. Standing at the ...
Style: sentimental, serious, sexual, realistic, sincere ...
Plot: disco, gays and lesbians, urban, immigrants, self discovery, coming out, teenage life, gender, lifestyle, youth, couples, human nature ...
Time: contemporary
Place: canada, hong kong, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 6.4
 4K
Head On (1998)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Australia
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Nineteen-year-old Ari confronts both his sexuality and his Greek family. Ari despises his once-beloved parents, former radical activists, for having entombed themselves in insular tradition. Ari is obsessed with gay sex, although he does make an ...
Style: sincere, serious, realistic, touching, sexual ...
Audience: teens
Plot: gay, bisexuality, drug abuse, friendship, coming out, racism, unemployment, coming of age, family life, gays and lesbians, human nature, sexual relations ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: australia, melbourne, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
An Angel Named Billy (2007)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Mark Anderson, a recent stroke victim who is frail and weak. Also, his best friend Thomas, a classic over the hill drag queen desperate for love and happiness. Mark and Thomas have a master plan, to find Mark's son, James Anderson the love of ...
Style: emotional, serious, realistic, feel good, sentimental ...
Plot: coming out, gays and lesbians, forbidden love, best friends, small town, looking for love, gender, love and romance, coming of age, fall in love, parents and children, true love ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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, serious, sexual, sincere, realistic ...
Plot: aids, gay, tantrum, bisexual, friendship, gays and lesbians, self discovery, love triangle, pregnancy, fall in love, rock, best friends ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 80s, 1960s, year 1967
Place: ohio, new york, usa, woodstock, cleveland ohio ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 6.4
 2K
Ciao (2008)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Two men meet and fall in love under the least joyous of circumstances in this low-key drama from writer and director Yen Tan.
Style: touching, serious, realistic
Plot: gays and lesbians, friendship, opposites attract, gay relationship, couple relations, coming out, twentysomething life, gender, couples, computers and web, friends, love and romance ...
Time: contemporary
Place: europe, italy, dallas texas, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%