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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: psychological, sexual, sincere, touching, gloomy, serious, realistic
Audience: girls' night
Plot: beach, friendship, gay relationship, older man younger man relationship, teenage life, coming out, youth, forbidden love, sexual relations, friends, family relations, sexual abuse, parents and children, life is a bitch, love and romance, adoption, elderly lovers, mute or deaf, dysfunctional family, couples, gender, ancient mystery, gays and lesbians, homecoming, romance ...
Time: 90s
Place: oregon, usa, seattle, 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 gender, gays and lesbians, gay, couples, youth, love and romance and gay kiss mostly in Drama and Romance genres. Some movies like Eban and Charley: The Graffiti Artist (2004), Dream Boy (2008), Rock Haven (2007), Come Undone (2000), 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: realistic, serious, sincere, atmospheric
Plot: street kid, youth, friends, teenage life, rebellion, juvenile delinquency, gays and lesbians, social misfits, drug abuse, misfit, social differences, urban ...
Time: contemporary
Place: seattle, usa, seattle washington, washington state, portland oregon ...
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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: touching, sentimental, serious, sincere, realistic ...
Plot: gay teenager, gay, gays and lesbians, small town, dysfunctional family, gender, self discovery, youth, teenage love, couples, small town life, misfit ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: louisiana, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
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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: touching, psychological, sexual, realistic, serious ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: coming out, gay, beach, friendship, coming of age, church, gay relationship, christianity, gays and lesbians, gay love, youth, clergy ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
 6.7
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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, emotional, realistic, gloomy, sentimental ...
Plot: gay, coming out, depression, beach, gays and lesbians, romance, coming of age, dysfunctional family, sexual relations, fall in love, love affair, teenage life ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: europe, frankfurt germany, france, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
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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: sentimental, touching, sexual, serious, realistic
Plot: gays and lesbians, friendship, youth, coming of age, teenage life, love and romance, young lovers, school, lifestyle, couples, friends, family relations ...
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: touching, rough, sexual, realistic, serious ...
Plot: coming out, youth, runaway, survival, city life, gays and lesbians, immigrants, social misfits, life is a bitch, friends, friendship, small town life ...
Time: 90s
Place: minnesota, usa, minneapolis minnesota
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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: sentimental, sexual, touching, sincere, emotional ...
Plot: coming of age, gay teenager, gays and lesbians, gender, family relations, friends, golden years, love and romance, couple relations, fall in love, youth, self discovery ...
Time: 90s
Place: california, usa, santa monica california, southern california
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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 971
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: sincere, serious, emotional, realistic, captivating ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, teenage life, youth, couples, musician's life, romance, celebrity culture, love and romance, siblings relations, artists and showbiz, sexual relations, gender ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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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: sincere, serious, atmospheric, realistic, sentimental ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: coming of age, coming out, high school, gays and lesbians, romance, life is a bitch, teenage love, gender, lifestyle, high school life, society, best friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: memphis, tennessee
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 5.5
 611
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: realistic, gloomy, psychological, emotional, bleak ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, coming of age, coming out, drug abuse, family relations, kids in trouble, alcohol abuse, gender, lifestyle, society, rehabilitation, addiction ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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: touching, sentimental, serious, sincere, disturbing ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: coming out, school, lesbian, friendship, high school life, fall in love, parents and children, high school, lesbian couple, teenage love, youth, best friends ...
Time: 90s, year 1989, year 1993
Place: kindergarten
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 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: touching, semi serious, humorous, clever, realistic
Plot: confession, prostitute, friendship, coming out, gay sex, gays and lesbians, couples, looking for love, youth, gender, friends, couple relations ...
Time: contemporary
Place: seattle, usa, washington state, seattle washington
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 4.9
 194
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: realistic, psychological, sincere, serious
Audience: girls' night
Plot: infidelity, college, couples, family relations, power relations, life turned upside down, forbidden love, human nature, gender, introspection, fall in love, gays and lesbians ...
Time: 21st century
Place: campus, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 6.8
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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, touching, gloomy, sentimental, emotional ...
Plot: gay, coming out, romance, gays and lesbians, unfulfillment, fall in love, parents and children, love and romance, family relations, youth, homecoming, estate ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, tunisia, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 5.5
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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: emotional, sincere, serious, realistic, touching ...
Plot: gay, coming of age, coming out, romance, family life, suburbs, couples, innocence lost, teenage life, suburban life, life is a bitch, fall in love ...
Time: contemporary
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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: realistic, serious, emotional, touching, sexual
Plot: coming out, gay relationship, orgy, gay couple, cruising, gay sex, innocence lost, couples, love affair, gays and lesbians, romance, love and romance ...
Time: 70s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, coney island brooklyn new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 5.8
 397
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: emotional, sincere, serious, atmospheric, realistic ...
Plot: sexual relations, interracial relations, love and romance, gays and lesbians, couple relations, gender, society, couples, teenage life, family relations, under the surface, youth ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 5.3
 372
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, sincere, thought provoking, realistic, touching ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: coming of age, coming out, university, gay, lgbt, college, gays and lesbians, unfulfillment, destructive relationship, teachers and students, student life, love and romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1972
Place: virginia
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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Mulligans (2008)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Canada
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Like the American classic, The Graduate - secrecy, betrayal, and a painful coming of age face a family in Mulligans, by first time feature film director Chip Hale.
Style: emotional, serious, realistic, disturbing, captivating ...
Plot: coming out, forbidden love, family relations, family life, family, romance, dangerous attraction, parents and children, father, buddies, couples, crumbling marriage ...
Time: contemporary
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 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, touching, sexual, realistic, sincere
Plot: coming out, sexual relations, lesbian relationship, lesbian couple, friendship, gays and lesbians, crumbling marriage, love and romance, unfulfillment, couple relations, parents and children, youth ...
Time: 80s
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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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, sincere, touching, offbeat, sexual ...
Plot: surfing, coming of age, coming out, ocean, homosexuality, brother, gays and lesbians, self discovery, youth, best friends, ocean or sea, social relations ...
Time: contemporary
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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: emotional, psychological, touching, sentimental, gloomy ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: dysfunctional family, psychiatrist, self discovery, island, therapy, football, domestic violence, poet, haunted by the past, twin sister, american football, extramarital affair ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa, south carolina
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 5.7
 314
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: sincere, serious, realistic, captivating, sentimental ...
Plot: disco, culture clash, self discovery, sexual relations, immigrants, gays and lesbians, city life, dysfunctional family, looking for love, innocence lost, couples, teenage life ...
Time: contemporary
Place: canada, hong kong, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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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: serious, emotional, sentimental, feel good, touching ...
Plot: coming out, best friends, gays and lesbians, forbidden love, parents and children, fall in love, love and romance, gender, friends, family relations, true love, coming of age ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 6.4
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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: touching, sincere, serious, realistic, sexual ...
Audience: teens
Plot: gay, drug abuse, coming out, friendship, unemployment, racism, bisexuality, family life, sexual relations, love and romance, life is a bitch, gays and lesbians ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: melbourne, australia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 7.1
 12K
XXY (2007)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Argentina, Spain, France
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Alex, an intersexed 15-year-old, is living as a girl, but she and her family begin to wonder whether she's emotionally a boy when another teenager's sexual advances bring the issue to a head. As Alex faces a final decision regarding her ...
Style: sincere, serious, touching, disturbing, psychological ...
Plot: transsexual, sexual abuse, sexual exploration, youth, teenage love, gender, teenage life, life is a bitch, family in crisis, social relations, couples, small town life ...
Time: contemporary
Place: uruguay, latin america, argentina, south america
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Holding Trevor (2007)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Everybody's looking for something... Moving forward doesn't always mean leaving something behind.
Style: realistic, serious
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: addiction, friendship, heroin, gay sex, overdose, gays and lesbians, gender, lifestyle, introspection, young lovers, hospital, drug abuse ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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, sexual, serious, sincere, realistic ...
Plot: aids, gay, friendship, self discovery, love triangle, pregnancy, tantrum, bisexual, gays and lesbians, lgbt, human nature, best friends ...
Time: 80s, 60s, 20th century, 1960s, year 1967
Place: ohio, new york, usa, manhattan new york city, empire state building manhattan new york city ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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: touching, sentimental, realistic, humorous, semi serious
Plot: coming out, surprise party, gay, birthday party, couples, thirtysomething life, family relations, love and romance, gays and lesbians, lifestyle, gender, adoption ...
Time: 90s
Place: san francisco, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 6.4
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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: friendship, gays and lesbians, friends, opposites attract, computers and web, twentysomething life, couple relations, love and romance, couples, gender, coming out, gay relationship ...
Time: contemporary
Place: italy, europe, dallas texas, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%