Movies like Wild Side 2004

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Wild Side (2004)
 6.5
 928
Wild Side (2004)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, Belgium, UK
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A transsexual who survives prostituting herself in Paris, returns – with her two male lovers in town – to her family home in the countryside to look after her dying mother.
Style: sexual, serious, realistic, sentimental, gloomy
Plot: prostitute, transsexual, prostitution, eroticism, parent child relationship, transsexuality, gender bending, gender, love and romance, couples, fall in love, gays and lesbians, immigrants, social misfits, soldier, friendship, love triangle, parents and children, society, family relations, lifestyle, destructive relationship, dog, race, boxing ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, france, paris france

Most similar movies to Wild Side

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, sexual and emotional films with plots about love and romance, gays and lesbians, gender, gay, kiss, couples and male nudity mostly in Drama, Romance and Crime genres. Some movies like Wild Side: Come Undone (2000), Before I Forget (2007), The String (2009), To the Extreme (2000), I Dreamt Under the Water (2008). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 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, serious, sentimental, realistic, sincere ...
Plot: coming out, gay, depression, beach, gays and lesbians, coming of age, romance, fall in love, male friendship, relationship problems, summer vacation, gay relationship ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: europe, frankfurt germany, france, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
Before I Forget (2007)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A portrait of a 58-year-old man battling his inner demons on the search for self-discovery.
Style: serious, realistic, sexual, sincere, psychological
Plot: gay sex, gays and lesbians, transsexual, romance, writer's life, dealing with death, sexual abuse, sexual relations, coming out, midlife crisis, terminal illness, dull life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
 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, gays and lesbians, romance, gay, homecoming, estate, family, in the closet, gender, fall in love, parents and children, lesbian mother ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, tunisia, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
 5.3
 312
To the Extreme (2000)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Rich, bisexual Thomas makes his way through a swath of lovers of both sexes in Paris. His parents have died, and he doesn't have to work to earn a living, so his days are bacchanalia-filled affairs that run into each other in a hazy bliss. The ...
Style: sexual, serious, realistic, emotional, sentimental ...
Plot: gay sex, gay relationship, bisexual, child custody, sex, threesome, leather pants, group sex, prostitute, strong sexual content, coming of age, elderly lovers ...
Time: future
Place: france, ibiza, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
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I Dreamt Under the Water (2008)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Antoine, a handsome boy in his 20s, falls for a straight best friend who does not reciprocate, and being a junkie exits the film quite early. Enter a girl, who seems to make him happy again, after he has tried living as a rent boy with men, having ...
Style: sexual, serious, realistic, sexy, touching
Plot: prostitute, transsexual, gays and lesbians, romance, urban, young lovers, destructive relationship, fall in love, looking for love, love triangle, sexual relations, unfulfilled love ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
Or (My Treasure) (2004)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, Israel
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Or shoulders a lot: she's 17 or 18, a student, works evenings at a restaurant, recycles cans and bottles for cash, and tries to keep her mother Ruthie from returning to streetwalking in Tel Aviv. Ruthie calls Or "my treasure," but ...
Style: bleak, serious, sincere, realistic, gloomy ...
Plot: prostitute, coming of age, escort service, prostitution, realism, parent child relationship, teacher, parents and children, down on your luck, life is a bitch, society, youth ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: israel, tel aviv israel
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
 5.4
 221
Smokers Only (2001)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Argentina
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A suicidal young singer named Reni (Cecilia Bengolea) is about to get kicked out of her band when she meets a male gigolo, Andres (Leonardo Brezicki), at an ATM after he picks her pocket. They begin an affair, and she decides to become a hooker so ...
Style: gloomy, serious, realistic, sexual, tense
Plot: male prostitute, gays and lesbians, prostitute, romance, gay, destructive relationship, love affair, sexual relations, nightlife, twentysomething life, love and romance, couples ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: argentina, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
 6.0
 549
Going South (2009)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 87 min.
Story: In the summer, 27 year-old Sam drives towards the south of France in his Ford. He meets Matthieu and his sister Léa and takes them along in his apparently aimless journey. Matthieu has a crush on Sam and tries to seduce him. Léa is a beautiful, ...
Style: road movie, captivating, serious, realistic, tense
Plot: sex, striptease, ocean, gun, fire, homosexuality, gays and lesbians, on the road, introspection, love affair, parents and children, siblings relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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 4.9
 349
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: sexual, serious, emotional, realistic
Plot: infidelity, coming out, racism, support group, city life, urban, gays and lesbians, sexual relations, twentysomething life, thirtysomething life, gender, love and romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 6.8
 2K
Strapped (2010)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A routine trick propels a tall, dark, cynical hustler into a series of life-changing encounters in this drama. But this amicable and sexually efficient rent boy begins to look at himself differently when he finds himself lost in a maze-like ...
Style: serious, disturbing, realistic, sexual
Plot: gays and lesbians, male prostitute, gay, apartment building, prostitute, obsession, metaphor, first love, lost, sexual relations, gender, couples ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
Lost in Paradise (2011)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Vietnam
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Khoi, a naive twenty-year-old, travels to Ho Chi Minh City from the countryside to begin a new life. It's his first time in the big city and he's looking for a place to live. He befriends Dong, a handsome extrovert who offers to share his ...
Style: touching, serious, emotional, realistic, gloomy
Plot: prostitute, gays and lesbians, gay, love affair, pimp, strong sexual content, mentally challenged, urban, friendship, gender, friends, love and romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: asia, vietnam, saigon
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
The Last Match (2013)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Spain, Cuba
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Cuba is not a country for young gays. Teen rent boy Reinier falls in love with a mate in the slum soccer field at their neighbourhood in Havana. Although obsessed with moneymaking to hold up his baby, teen wife and wife's granma, gambler ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, sexual
Plot: gay, gays and lesbians, prostitute, gender, romance, love and romance, society, gay sex, male prostitution, homoerotic, tank top, male objectification ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: cuba, havana cuba
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
A French Gigolo (2008)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Marco leads a double life. As Marco, he is a construction worker but rich ladies craving sexual excitation know him as Patrick. As Marco he is married to Fanny, an ambitious young woman who has opened her own hairdressing salon in partnership with ...
Style: semi serious, offbeat, realistic, sentimental, gloomy ...
Plot: infidelity, beauty salon, hidden identity, hip hop, prostitute, eroticism, prostitution, romance, couple relations, suburbs, love affair, social differences ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, europe, paris france, arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Swann in Love (1984)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, West Germany
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Swann (Jeremy Irons), an eligible bachelor in the best circles of fin-de-siècle Paris, has also some more vulgar but rich friends, the Verdurins. Through them he meets Odette (Ornella Muti), a courtesan, with whom he falls hopelessly in love. She ...
Style: serious, gloomy, realistic, sexual, neurotic
Plot: prostitute, obsession, femme fatale, gays and lesbians, romance, rise to the top, couple relations, destructive relationship, infidelity, love affair, love triangle, sexual relations ...
Time: 19th century, 1890s
Place: europe, france, italy, paris france, egypt
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 5.7
 1K
Our Paradise (2011)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Vassili is an aged prostitute with killer instincts. He finds an unconscious young man in the Forest of Boulogne and takes him home. Now lovers and accomplices, the two men become a couple in prostitution and steal from their clients. And yet, ...
Style: serious, sexual, realistic, emotional, suspenseful ...
Plot: gays and lesbians, prostitute, criminal heroes, strong sexual content, murderous pair, destructive relationship, crimes, deadly, gender, love and romance, partners, aging ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 6.5
 650
Bad Company (1999)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Delphine is a sweet innocent young girl, her new best friend pulls her into a world where she falls in love with a local pretty boy. Working her hardest to make him love her drags her into prostitution.
Style: sexual, serious, emotional, realistic, psychological
Plot: reggae, prostitute, friendship, dealing with death, romance, looking for love, nightclub, teenage love, wooing, high school, celebrity culture, small town ...
Time: 90s
Place: europe, france, jamaica
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Something Must Break (2014)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Sweden
Duration: 85 min.
Story: When Sebastian meets Andreas for the first time, he knows they belong together. While Sebastian defies gender norms — flouting convention in his androgynous fluidity — straight-identifying Andreas becomes unable to accept his attraction to ...
Style: bleak, serious, realistic, touching, emotional ...
Plot: gender, gays and lesbians, gay, transsexual, strong sexual content, urban, social misfits, gay relationship, lgbt, transsexuality, looking for love, love affair ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: sweden, stockholm sweden
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 5.2
 873
Like a Brother (2005)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 54 min.
Story: Sebastien is a small town boy who moves to Paris and begins to explore the gay night life there. When a friend from back home calls to announce he's coming to Paris, Sebastien confronts some unrequited feelings
Style: serious, emotional, sexual, realistic, touching
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: gay sex, gay, friendship, erection, wrestling, gays and lesbians, fish out of water, countryside, gender, urban, youth, friends ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: france, paris france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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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, emotional, serious, touching, disturbing ...
Audience: teens
Plot: coming out, gays and lesbians, homosexuality, gay, couples, love and romance, fall in love, kiss, lifestyle, secret love, partnership, teenage crush ...
Time: 90s
Place: france, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 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, gay, coming out, romance, suburbs, family life, gays and lesbians, prostitute, innocence lost, self discovery, couple relations, friendship ...
Time: contemporary
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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: sexual, serious, sincere, realistic, 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, santa monica california, southern california
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 6.1
 989
The Last Day (2004)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 104 min.
Story: At Christmas time, 19 year old Simon returns home to visit his dysfunctional family with Louise, a fearless girl he met during his train ride. While Simon struggles to cope with the growing distance between him and his parents, he starts to examine ...
Style: atmospheric, serious, emotional, realistic, gloomy ...
Plot: gays and lesbians, love triangle, lighthouse keeper, incest, lighthouse, sibling relationship, student, jealousy, love and romance, train, youth, family relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 5.2
 1K
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: serious, sexual, realistic, sincere, captivating
Plot: gays and lesbians, sex, party, addiction, coming out, nightclub, drug abuse, prostitute, disco, hollywood, transsexual, gay culture ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, illinois, los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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 6.4
 969
Close to Leo (2002)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 88 min.
Story: When 21 year-old Leo, the oldest of four brothers, announces to his rural French family that he's HIV+, his family quickly rallys around him. Leo travels to Paris with his youngst brother Marcel for treatment. When Leo tries to push his brother ...
Style: serious, touching, realistic, sincere
Plot: gays and lesbians, friendship, family life, sibling relationship, hiv, transsexual, couple relations, parents and children, siblings relations, coming out, eccentric family, family gatherings ...
Time: contemporary
Place: europe, france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
We Were One Man (1979)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 91 min.
Story: During the final days of World War II, a simple French peasant rescues a wounded German soldier and nurses him back to health. As their playful camaraderie grows, two young men who should be enemies begin to bond in ways neither thought possible.
Style: serious, sentimental, realistic, touching, sexual
Plot: war, homosexuality, gay relationship, soldier, gays and lesbians, lgbt, romance, opposites attract, friendship, love affair, love and romance, anti war ...
Time: 1940s, year 1943
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 4.9
 634
Denied (2004)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Canada
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Troy, a former high school team captain, was used to living with everything thrown at his feet. Things get a little rocky when Troy's love for his slacker best friend Merrick also becomes a personal inner struggle. His affair with Merrick ...
Style: emotional, semi serious, gloomy, realistic
Plot: coming out, high school, coming of age, gays and lesbians, small town, transsexual, sexual relations, teachers and students, teenage love, gender bending, small town life, twentysomething life ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 5.9
 374
Adored (2003)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Italy
Duration: 101 min.
Story: South of France: Riki Kandinski and his elder brother Fredrico, come back to their family castle for their father's funeral. Fredrico knows nothing about his younger brother, but he notices that he is making big money and living in luxury all ...
Style: serious, sexual, sexy, realistic, atmospheric
Plot: diary, transsexual, transvestism, gays and lesbians, gay sex, human nature, introspection, adoption, estrangement, gender, love and romance, couples ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, future
Place: france, italy, europe, rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 6.0
 695
Antarctica (2008)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Israel
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Set in Tel Aviv, focuses on an interconnected group of friends and their various relationships. At the center is the adorably bookish Omer, about to turn 30, who still hasn't found himself, and his free-spirited best friend Miki, who both end ...
Style: gloomy, serious, realistic, sentimental, sexual ...
Plot: lesbian, gay, gays and lesbians, strong sexual content, romance, couple relations, lgbt, urban, looking for love, city life, gender, love and romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: israel, middle east, tel aviv israel
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
The Man of My Life (2006)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 114 min.
Story: A man vacationing in the country with his wife and children finds ideas he has of himself unexpectedly challenged in director Zabou Breitman's intimate drama.
Style: serious, emotional, sexual, realistic, psychological
Plot: gays and lesbians, moral dilemma, homosexuality, love triangle, lovers reunited, love and romance, mysterious character, crumbling marriage, friendship, love affair, midlife crisis, gender ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: southern france, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 6.7
 782
Time to Spare (2011)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Netherlands, Belgium
Duration: 96 min.
Story: When Molly, the 21 year-old sister of Maarten, departs the family home, she leaves her older brother with empty nest syndrome. But it also opens up new opportunities for him, such as the possibility to explore his love for Arthur, a closet gay. ...
Style: emotional, serious, realistic, sentimental, touching
Plot: siblings relations, gays and lesbians, family, breast cancer, sibling relationship, love triangle, lgbt, couple relations, fall in love, terminal illness, gender, life is a bitch ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, holland
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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