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A Marine Story (2010)
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A Marine Story (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller, War
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Marine officer Alexandra is tough enough to kick any guy's ass in a bar fight, but there's one opponent she can't beat: military policy. When she returns to her conservative hometown from Iraq with a mysterious personal life, she finds herself charged with preparing a tempestuous teenage girl to boot camp.
Style: sincere, emotional, uplifting, serious, realistic, queer cinema
Audience: girls' night
Plot: lesbian, lesbian relationship, iraq war, lgbt, military, teenage life, homecoming, lesbian love, soldier, society, starting over, introspection, gender, hopes, lgbtq, mentor, army, lesbian teen, youth, gays and lesbians, coming out, strong female presence, coming of age, bittersweet, teaching the ways of the world ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2008
Place: usa, iraq, california

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, queer cinema and touching films with plots about lgbt, lesbian, lesbian relationship, gays and lesbians, lgbtq, love and romance and gender mostly in Drama, Romance and Crime genres. Some movies like A Marine Story: The Gymnast (2006), Loving Annabelle (2006), Elena Undone (2010), Pariah (2011), Hannah Free (2009). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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The Gymnast (2006)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: The stunning Dreya Weber stars as a former top gymnast who discovers love and a new life path when she teams up with a dancer (played by former L.A. Lakers cheerleader Addie Yungmee) for an ambitious Las Vegas aerial act show.
Style: realistic, serious, touching, queer cinema
Plot: lesbian, lesbian interest, female athlete, lgbt, starting over, ambition, opposites attract, follow your dream, introspection, forbidden love, self discovery, adoption ...
Time: contemporary
Place: las vegas, usa, nevada
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Loving Annabelle (2006)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 77 min.
Story: Annabelle is the wise-beyond-her-years newcomer to an exclusive Catholic girls school. Having been expelled from her first two schools she's bound to stir some trouble. Sparks fly though when sexual chemistry appears between her and the Head of ...
Style: erotic, touching, emotional, sexy, semi serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: lesbian, lgbt, forbidden love, school, lesbian romance, older woman younger woman relationship, love affair, teachers and students, teenage life, love and romance, lesbian love, lesbianism ...
Time: contemporary
Place: melbourne australia, australia
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Elena Undone (2010)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: The wife of a pastor who preaches against homosexuality embarks on an affair with a female writer.
Style: captivating, realistic, touching, sexual, sexy ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: lesbian, lgbt, lesbianism, lesbian mother, lesbian couple, gays and lesbians, coming out, family problems, lesbian love, lesbian sex, fall in love, crumbling marriage ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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Pariah (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A Brooklyn teenager juggles conflicting identities and risks friendship, heartbreak, and family in a desperate search for sexual expression.
Style: realistic, atmospheric, touching, sincere, emotional ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: lesbian, coming of age, lesbian relationship, lesbian love, lgbt teen, coming out, lesbian teen, teenage sexuality, lgbtq, introspection, african american, lesbianism ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york, brooklyn new york city
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Hannah Free (2009)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A film about a lifelong love affair between an independent spirit and the woman she calls home.
Style: emotional, sincere, sentimental, serious, realistic ...
Plot: lesbian, lesbian relationship, forbidden love, family relations, parents and children, elderly lovers, lgbt, couple relations, golden years, love and romance, gays and lesbians, gender ...
Time: 21st century, 20th century, contemporary
Place: usa
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Finn's Girl (2007)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Canada
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Dr. Finn Jeffries plays a new stepmother to her deceased lover's daughter Zelly. She also took over her lover's abortion clinic that is being protested by increasingly violent "pro-lifer's". The movie covers, teenage angst, ...
Style: serious, sentimental, emotional, sincere, realistic
Audience: girls' night
Plot: lesbian, lesbian relationship, family life, parents and children, human spirit, teenage life, rebelliousness, family relations, love and romance, hopes, romance, youth ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada
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29%
The World Unseen (2007)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: South Africa, UK
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A drama centered on two women who engage in a dangerous relationship during South Africa's apartheid era.
Style: touching, realistic, serious, erotic, bleak ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: lesbian, lgbt, lesbian relationship, love and romance, gender, forbidden love, self discovery, injustice, society, life is a bitch, rebellion, lgbtq ...
Time: 20th century, year 1952
Place: africa, south africa
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28%
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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, realistic, touching ...
Plot: lesbian, coming of age, teenage love, teenage life, teachers and students, high school, power relations, youth, gender, teenage girl, brother brother relationship, teen angst ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe, london
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South of Nowhere (2005)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
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Story: South of Nowhere is an American teen drama television series created by Thomas W. Lynch. Aimed primarily at teenagers, it first aired on November 4, 2005 and was one of six original series on The N. The second half of the third and final season ...
Style: realistic, sincere, serious, humorous, captivating ...
Audience: teens, teen drama
Plot: lesbian, teenage life, lesbian relationship, coming out, lesbian sex, struggle, youth, gays and lesbians, high school, reconciliation, starting over, fall in love ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: los angeles, usa, california
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All Over Me (1997)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Claude and Ellen are best friends who live in a not-so-nice area of New York. They're involved in the subculture of 90s youth, complete with drugs, live music, and homophobia. All is changed one night when a violent and meaningless death rocks ...
Style: sad, melancholic, sincere, touching, realistic ...
Audience: teens, chick flick
Plot: lesbian, punk, coming of age, gay, friendship, lgbtq, youth, character study, sexuality, relationships, self discovery, society ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 70s
Place: new york, california, new jersey, usa, manhattan new york city
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Bloomington (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: A former child actress attends college in search of independence and ends up becoming romantically involved with a female professor. Their relationship thrives until an opportunity to return to acting forces her to make life-altering decisions.
Style: sexy, touching, sexual, realistic, serious ...
Plot: lesbian, lgbt, lesbian relationship, lesbian love, gays and lesbians, lesbian couple, teacher student relationship, lesbian sex, lesbian teen, college, love, lgbtq ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, indiana
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So Hard to Forget (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: Brazil
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Julia is a 35-year-old English Literature teacher struggling with depression as she tries to get her life back together again after her long, intense love affair with Antonia. Feeling totally abandoned after she and her enigmatic girlfriend broke ...
Style: psychological, serious, emotional, captivating, realistic ...
Plot: lesbian, lesbian relationship, lgbt, starting over, haunted by the past, gender, breakup, unfulfilled love, unfulfillment, lesbian love, depression, gay ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: brazil, latin america
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A Perfect Ending (2012)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: This intimate drama follows Rebecca, a woman who has kept her sexuality a secret from her friends but chooses to reveal it to a stranger. While Rebecca's revelations may not yield the results she expects, a perfect ending is still in reach.
Style: touching, sexy, serious, realistic, sincere ...
Plot: lesbian, lgbt, lesbian relationship, lesbian romance, self discovery, lesbian couple, love affair, first lesbian experience, love and romance, couples, sexual relations, lesbian sex ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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Eloise (2009)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Spain
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A sensuous and ethereal story of two young women falling in love for the first time. Young, beautiful Àsia lies in a coma, her mother and boyfriend keeping constant vigil by her side. In flashback we see what led up to her accident, her life ...
Style: serious, realistic, sincere, sexy, romantic ...
Plot: lesbian, lgbt, lesbian love, gays and lesbians, lesbian relationship, lesbian romance, lesbian couple, lesbian sex, forbidden love, tragic event, love affair, lifestyle ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, spain
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Black Tar Road (2016)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: On a Black Tar Road between nowhere and somewhere, two misunderstood women find love in between the cracks of hardships.
Style: sexy, romantic, touching, melancholic, unusual plot structure
Plot: lesbian, lesbian love, lgbt, lesbian sex, sex, prostitution, prostitute, lesbian romance, love and romance, gays and lesbians, young lovers, lesbian couple ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
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The Summer of Sangaile (2015)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Lithuania, France, Netherlands
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Seventeen-year-old Sangaile is fascinated by stunt planes. She meets a girl her age at the summer aeronautical show, nearby her parents' lakeside villa. Sangaile allows Auste to discover her most intimate secret and in the process finds in her ...
Style: realistic, sentimental, emotional, psychological, captivating ...
Audience: teens, teen drama
Plot: lesbian love, coming of age, lesbian, teenage girl, self discovery, teenage love, summer vacation, lesbian relationship, romance, youth, love affair, female nudity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: lithuania
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Jack & Diane (2012)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Jack and Diane, two teenage girls, meet in New York City and spend the night kissing ferociously. Diane's charming innocence quickly begins to open Jack's tough skinned heart. But, when Jack discovers that Diane is leaving the country in a ...
Style: serious, atmospheric, stylized, erotic, sexy ...
Audience: teens
Plot: girlfriend girlfriend relationship, lesbian, lesbianism, lesbian relationship, lgbt, self discovery, teenage life, fall in love, teenage love, youth, lesbian teen, lesbian lover ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
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25%
I Can't Think Straight (2008)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 82 min.
Story: I Can't Think Straight is a 2007 romance movie about a London-based Jordanian of Palestinian descent, Tala, who is preparing for an elaborate wedding. A turn of events causes her to have an affair and subsequently fall in love with another ...
Style: semi serious, touching, realistic, sincere, erotic ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: lgbt, lesbian, lesbian relationship, lesbian love, lesbian romance, coming out, lesbianism, love and romance, gays and lesbians, lesbian sex, self discovery, romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: middle east, europe, london, jordan
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The Secrets (2007)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, Israel
Duration: 127 min.
Story: In The Secrets, two brilliant young women discover their own voices in a repressive orthodox culture where females are forbidden to sing, let alone speak out. Naomi, the studious, devoutly religious daughter of a prominent rabbi, convinces her ...
Style: serious, tense, realistic, atmospheric, emotional ...
Plot: lesbian, lesbian relationship, lgbt, lesbianism, religions or cults, rabbi, selflessness, best friends, self discovery, lesbian interest, lgbtq, prodigy ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: israel
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Drifting Flowers (2008)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Taiwan
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Three poetic tales of seeking the true identity. In the first story, Jing, a blind singer, falls in love with her band's tomboy accordionist Diego. In another time and place, Lily, an elderly lesbian and Yen, her gay friend, create an ...
Style: realistic, serious, emotional, touching, sexy ...
Plot: gender, lgbt, lesbian, lesbian relationship, fall in love, love affair, feminism, couples, teenage life, gays and lesbians, love and romance, transsexual ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: germany, europe, taiwan
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My Days of Mercy (2017)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: The daughter of a man on death row falls in love with a woman on the opposing side of her family's political cause.
Style: romantic, sad, serious, psychological, queer cinema
Plot: lgbt, lesbian, lesbian relationship, lesbian love, lesbian sex, sister sister relationship, death row, lesbian interest, death sentence, protestor, brother sister relationship, lesbian teen ...
Place: usa
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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: sincere, sentimental, touching, serious, disturbing ...
Audience: girls' night, teens
Plot: lesbian, coming out, school, lesbian sex, fall in love, high school life, youth, gay teacher, friendship, high school, lesbian couple, teenage love ...
Time: 90s, year 1989, year 1993
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Maggie and Annie (2002)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Annie has it all in life. A wonderful husband and a darling little girl. All is going well until she goes to a softball practice and meets Maggie. Maggie -- cute, athletic, and openly gay -- touches feeling deep down inside Annie that she has no ...
Style: realistic, sentimental, touching, emotional
Audience: girls' night
Plot: lesbian, lgbt, love affair, introspection, couples, romance, hopes, love and romance, family life, fall in love, sport team, sport ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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Claire of the Moon (1992)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Claire of the Moon is set in the 1990s in the Pacific Northwest. Claire Jabrowski, a famous heterosexual author, decides to attend a retreat for all-female writers. Claire's rommate at the retreat is Dr. Noel Benedict, author of a book called ...
Style: sexy, sexual, erotic, talky, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: lesbian, lesbian relationship, gays and lesbians, lesbian sex, lgbt, passionate sex, lesbianism, lgbtq, lesbian love, love triangle, coming out, homosexuality ...
Time: 90s
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Margarita with a Straw (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: India
Duration: 100 min.
Story: In this inspirational love story, a Delhi university student and aspiring writer afflicted with cerebral palsy leaves India for New York University, where she falls for a fiery young activist.
Style: serious, emotional, realistic, uplifting, touching ...
Plot: sexual relations, lesbian, lesbian relationship, disability, lgbt, lesbian love, cerebral palsy, first lesbian experience, self discovery, starting over, fall in love, social misfits ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa, india, delhi
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Bare (2015)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A young woman's friendship with a drug-dealing drifter evolves into a lesbian romance.
Style: psychological, realistic, emotional, captivating, sexy ...
Plot: lesbian, lesbian relationship, lgbt, lesbian sex, coming of age, stripper, self discovery, seduction, female protagonist, drugs, strip club, arrest ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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23%
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Out of Season (1998)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Hip lesbian Micki Silva (Carol Monda) leaves her fast-paced urban lifestyle for Cape May, New Jersey, to help her ailing uncle Charlie (Dennis Fecteau). At the local diner, run by Shelley (Nancy Daly), Micki meets Charlie's friend Roberta (Joy ...
Style: semi serious, realistic
Audience: girls' night
Plot: lesbian relationship, lesbian, lgbt, lesbian love, lesbian sex, twentysomething life, small town, small town life, city life, fish out of water, homecoming, social relations ...
Time: 90s
Place: new jersey, usa
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Kiss Me (2011)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Sweden, Denmark, Germany
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Mia (Ruth Vega Fernandez) and Frida (Liv Mjönes), both in their thirties, meet each other for the first time at their parents' engagement party. Mia's father, Lasse (Krister Henriksson), is about to get married to Frida's mother, ...
Style: sincere, realistic, serious, sexy, erotic ...
Plot: lgbt, lesbian, lesbian relationship, lesbian love, lesbian romance, girlfriend girlfriend relationship, lesbian sex, coming out, couples, love and romance, romance, lgbtq ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: stockholm sweden, europe, spain, scandinavia, eastern europe ...
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Regarding Billy (2005)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 73 min.
Story: After Billy's parents are killed he moves home to care for his little brother Johnny, who is mentally challenged. Together the two struggle through the loss of their parents. Meanwhile, Billy's best friend from childhood, Dean, has moved ...
Style: emotional, touching, realistic, serious, sexy ...
Plot: gay, gay soldier, family relations, gender, best friends, friendship, love and romance, youth, couples, family problems, disability, homecoming ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, london, iraq
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Steel City (2006)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: After a tragic accident caused by the truck of the middle-aged Carl Lee where a woman dies with a crushed stern, he is arrested and sent to the county jail. His son PJ, who works washing dishes and cleaning tables in a restaurant, feels lost, ...
Style: emotional, realistic, serious, touching, sincere ...
Plot: police, family life, couple relations, dysfunctional family, redemption, parents and children, introspection, couples, family relations, family problems, youth, family in crisis ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, midwest
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