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Dona Herlinda and Her Son (1985)
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Dona Herlinda and Her Son (1985)
Original name: Doña Herlinda y su hijo
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Mexico
Duration: 90 min.
Story: In this sly Mexican sex comedy, a manipulative mama deftly manages the life of her homosexual son so that he can have his cake and eat it too. A woman of means, she does this by allowing her son, a doctor, to tryst in her home with his lover. Putting her son's happiness above all else, she then arranges a marriage of convenience to a woman. When the marriage is consummated, the young male lover gets terribly jealous and this creates problems until the irrepressible Doña Herlinda again gets involved.
Style: sexy, clever, humorous, suspense, realistic, witty, cynical, semi serious, biting, sexual ...
Audience: date night
Plot: gay, lgbt, sex, doctor, lgbtq, family relations, mother son relationship, youth, rock, love triangle, romance, feminism, parents and children, love and romance, sexual relations, couples, gays and lesbians, young lovers, infidelity, manipulation, coming out, lifestyle, gender, couple relations, thirtysomething life ...
Time: 80s
Place: mexico, latin america, hawaii, germany, new orleans

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Taxi to the Toilet (1980)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: West Germany
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Frank Ripploh tries to keep his professional and personal life separate. During the day, he is a dedicated school teacher. At night and on the weekends, he is a gay man who is always on the prowl for anonymous sex often in public places. Things may ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, witty, humorous, sexy ...
Plot: gay, lgbt, oral sex, infidelity, coming out, teacher, couple relations, gays and lesbians, drug use, gender, masturbation, love and romance ...
Time: 80s, 70s
Place: europe, germany, berlin germany
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Shake It (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Denmark, Germany
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Jacob is a young man used to getting everything he wants. For several years, he has been living in a happy homosexual partnership with Jørgen, and one night Jacob decides to pop the big question to Jørgen. Jørgen happily accepts Jacobs marriage ...
Style: realistic, touching, semi serious, sentimental, humorous ...
Audience: date night
Plot: gay, infidelity, friendship, fall in love, family relations, gay relationship, pregnancy, gay teenager, looking for love, couple relations, love triangle, love affair ...
Time: contemporary
Place: sweden, denmark
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Slutty Summer (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Hunky writer Markus returns home to find his boyfriend of four years naked with another man. Newly single, he begins waiting tables at a swinging Chelsea hotspot where the indelible supporting cast of co-workers offers conflicting directions on the ...
Style: semi serious, witty, sentimental, humorous, sexy ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
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Time: contemporary
Place: new york, usa, virginia
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Confusion of Genders (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Romance, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Bisexual attorney Alain is bedding his female boss, his murderer client, the client's hairdresser girlfriend, and a precocious boy who knows what he wants and tries to convince Alain that he can 'have it all'.
Style: sexy, humorous, witty, erotic, realistic ...
Audience: date night
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Time: 90s
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Heaven's a Drag (1994)
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Country: UK
Duration: 101 min.
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Style: sexy, semi serious, realistic, touching, sexual ...
Plot: gay, ghost, aids, lgbt, lgbtq, homosexual, lesbian, male nudity, cross dressing, gay slur, homoeroticism, gay bashing ...
Time: 90s
Place: europe, england, london
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Possible Loves (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Romance, Drama
Country: Brazil
Duration: 98 min.
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Time: future
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Long-Term Relationship (2006)
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Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
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Time: contemporary
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The Bubble (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Israel
Duration: 117 min.
Story: The movie follows a group of young friends in the city of Tel Aviv and is as much a love song to the city as it is an exploration of the claim that people in Tel Aviv are isolated from the rest of the country and the turmoil it's going through. ...
Style: emotional, sincere, touching, serious, realistic ...
Plot: gay, gay relationship, gay soldier, lgbt, friendship, lgbtq, forbidden love, occupation, understanding, civil rights, fall in love, love affair ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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Edge of Seventeen (1998)
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Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
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Time: 80s, year 1984
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Cut Sleeve Boys (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: UK, Hong Kong
Duration: 86 min.
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Style: semi serious, realistic, witty, touching, suspense ...
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Everyone (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The perfect gay couple are having a wedding in their backyard and they've invited the family and all their emotional baggage.
Style: humorous, captivating, sentimental, light, sexy ...
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Touch of Pink (2004)
Genre: Drama, Comedy, Romance
Country: Canada, UK
Duration: 91 min.
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Audience: girls' night, teens, date night
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Duration: 90 min.
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Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
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Duration: 97 min.
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Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Canada, Mexico
Duration: 100 min.
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Style: semi serious, touching, humorous, captivating, romantic ...
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Bulgarian Lovers (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Romance
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Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
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Style: touching, humorous, sentimental, feel good, realistic ...
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Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
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Style: sexy, cynical, realistic, semi serious, clever ...
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The One (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
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Style: realistic, semi serious, touching, sincere, humorous ...
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Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music, Romance
Country: USA, Mexico
Duration: 108 min.
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Adam & Steve (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
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Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 100 min.
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Style: touching, realistic, emotional, sincere, semi serious
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Sleep with Me (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
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Style: sexy, talky, realistic, semi serious, witty ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
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Four More Years (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Sweden
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Political party leader David Holst, one of Sweden's most popular politicians, is handsome, funny, popular and predicted as the country's next prime minister. But what at first appears to be an easy victory turns into a grueling defeat as ...
Style: realistic, humorous, semi serious, touching, melancholic ...
Plot: gay, coming out, politics, political party, fall in love, moral dilemma, love and romance, romance, couples, couple relations, head of state, media ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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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: sexy, serious, realistic, touching, emotional ...
Plot: gay, coming out, gay cruising, gays and lesbians, love triangle, gay teenager, lgbtq, sexuality, teacher, gay relationship, erotica, boys love ...
Time: 80s
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The Adventures of Felix (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 95 min.
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Style: humorous, melancholic, sentimental, touching, feel good ...
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Love of Man (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 88 min.
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Style: sexy, realistic, semi serious, sexual, feel good ...
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Time: 90s
Place: spain, madrid, europe
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25%
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Mr. Right (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Louise thought she’d met the man of her dreams. But it all went wrong when she introduced him to her gay friends... Harry hates being a TV producer and dreams of leaving his job to travel the world. He loves Alex, an aspiring actor who is ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, captivating, light, sexy ...
Audience: date night
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, london
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Three (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Germany
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Hanna and Simon are in a 20 year marriage with an unexiting relationship. By chance, they both meet and start separate affairs with Adam. Adam has no idea that his two lovers are married, until they are all found out when Hanna becomes pregnant, ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, emotional, sincere ...
Plot: bisexual, romance, couple relations, gay, love and romance, sex, lgbt, romantic triangle, love triangle, lgbtq, male female relationship, open relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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