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, sentimental, gloomy, serious, realistic
Plot: prostitute, prostitution, transsexual, friendship, family relations, soldier, love triangle, parents and children, love and romance, gender bending, fall in love, society, couples, lifestyle, gender, social misfits, immigrants, gays and lesbians, eroticism, parent child relationship, transsexuality, destructive relationship, dog, race, boxing ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, france, paris france

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, sexual and touching films with plots about love and romance, gays and lesbians, gender, couples, kiss, gay and male nudity mostly in Drama, Romance and Comedy genres. Some movies like Wild Side: Come Undone (2000), My Mother (2004), To the Extreme (2000), The String (2009), 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, emotional, gloomy, sentimental, touching ...
Plot: coming out, gay, depression, beach, gays and lesbians, romance, coming of age, dysfunctional family, love and romance, sexual relations, couple relations, family relations ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: europe, frankfurt germany, france, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 5.1
 6K
My Mother (2004)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, Portugal, Austria, Spain
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Based on George Bataille's posthumous and controversial novel: When his father dies, a young man is introduced by his attractive, amoral mother to a world of hedonism and depravity.
Style: sexual, realistic, disturbing, sexy, serious ...
Plot: bondage, voyeur, sex, exhibitionism, doctor, mother son incest, sexual relations, parents and children, father, hedonism, depravity, mother son relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, france, spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 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, touching, sentimental, psychological, realistic ...
Plot: prostitute, threesome, leather pants, group sex, gay relationship, child custody, bisexual, sex, couples, mate swapping, dealing with death, couple relations ...
Time: future
Place: france, ibiza, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
 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, gloomy, touching, sentimental, realistic ...
Plot: coming out, gay, romance, gays and lesbians, parents and children, unfulfillment, fall in love, love and romance, gender, society, estate, homecoming ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, tunisia, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
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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: realistic, serious, sexy, sexual, touching
Plot: transsexual, prostitute, unrequited love, looking for love, unfulfillment, gays and lesbians, life is a bitch, a.i., city life, fall in love, destructive relationship, couples ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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: realistic, psychological, sexual, serious, sincere
Plot: gay sex, sexual relations, miraculous event, unfulfillment, gays and lesbians, love and romance, sexual abuse, dull life, introspection, aging, transsexual, life is a bitch ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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: thought provoking, realistic, serious, bleak, sincere ...
Plot: prostitute, coming of age, prostitution, escort service, family problems, life is a bitch, parents and children, down on your luck, family relations, realism, society, youth ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: israel, tel aviv israel
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
 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, psychological, realistic, serious, emotional
Plot: reggae, friendship, prostitute, society, lovers reunited, lifestyle, teenage love, family relations, love and romance, social misfits, romance, celebrity culture ...
Time: 90s
Place: europe, france, jamaica
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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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, realistic, emotional, serious
Plot: infidelity, support group, racism, coming out, gay, hiv, gay relationship, sex, drug abuse, breakup, youth, couples ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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, gloomy, serious, emotional, realistic
Plot: prostitute, pimp, gay, love affair, gays and lesbians, friendship, strong sexual content, mentally challenged, friends, misfit, love and romance, love triangle ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: asia, vietnam, saigon
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 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, tense, serious, realistic
Plot: gun, sex, fire, striptease, ocean, gays and lesbians, homosexuality, on the road, parents and children, hopes, siblings relations, love and romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 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: sexual, gloomy, serious, realistic, tense
Plot: male prostitute, romance, gays and lesbians, love affair, nightlife, couples, musician's life, artists and showbiz, destructive relationship, unfulfillment, sexual relations, twentysomething life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: latin america, argentina
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 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: realistic, disturbing, sexual, serious
Plot: prostitute, apartment building, male prostitute, gay, gays and lesbians, attic, gender, couples, sex addict, obsession, sexual perversion, changing lives ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: san francisco
⇓ 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: sexual, realistic, humorous, semi serious
Plot: prostitute, gay, gays and lesbians, love and romance, romance, society, gender, cruising, bisexual man, money, kiss, gay sex ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: cuba, havana cuba
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 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: sexual, touching, sentimental, realistic, emotional ...
Plot: coming out, coming of age, gay, romance, love and romance, couple relations, life is a bitch, parents and children, gays and lesbians, friendship, prostitute, misfit ...
Time: contemporary
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 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, emotional, suspenseful, sexual, tense ...
Plot: prostitute, gays and lesbians, aging, on the run, deadly, love affair, strong sexual content, couples, partners, lifestyle, gender, couple relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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, touching, emotional, serious, disturbing ...
Audience: teens
Plot: coming out, gays and lesbians, homosexuality, couples, gay, fall in love, love and romance, lifestyle, gay slur, secret love, parents and children, youth ...
Time: 90s
Place: france, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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: touching, sexual, sentimental, sincere, emotional ...
Plot: coming of age, gays and lesbians, friendship, gender, self discovery, youth, love and romance, fall in love, golden years, couple relations, hollywood, friends ...
Time: 90s
Place: california, usa, southern california, santa monica california
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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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, realistic, sexual, gloomy, neurotic
Plot: obsession, prostitute, courtesan, gay, jealousy, femme fatale, power relations, destructive relationship, couples, love affair, tragic love, social differences ...
Time: 19th century, 1890s
Place: france, europe, egypt, paris france, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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, humorous, realistic, gloomy, offbeat ...
Plot: infidelity, beauty salon, disorder, suburbs, dishonesty, couples, love affair, couple relations, love and romance, unlikely couple, romance, prostitute ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe, paris france, arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 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: gloomy, realistic, emotional, semi serious
Plot: coming out, high school, social relations, power relations, love and romance, twentysomething life, youth, coming of age, gender bending, small town life, couples, transsexual ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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: realistic, touching, serious, emotional, bleak ...
Plot: gender, transsexual, gay, gays and lesbians, misfit, urban, society, fall in love, social misfits, love and romance, looking for love, love affair ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: sweden, stockholm sweden
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 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: sexual, realistic, serious, emotional, touching
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: gay, erection, friendship, gay sex, wrestling, urban, gender, countryside, friends, lifestyle, fish out of water, best friends ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: france, paris france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 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: sincere, serious, realistic, sexual, captivating
Plot: prostitute, coming out, drug abuse, nightclub, addiction, party, sex, gays and lesbians, youth, filmmaking, best friends, hollywood ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, illinois, los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 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, touching, sexual, sentimental, realistic ...
Plot: gay, twentysomething life, lifestyle, gender, urban, introspection, strong sexual content, looking for love, couples, family relations, love and romance, fall in love ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: israel, middle east, tel aviv israel
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
The Cost of Love (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Dale is an attractive, hard-as-nails gay male escort in Greenwich, London. He specialises in fulfilling sexual fantasies - dressing up as a schoolboy, BDSM, you name it, he's done it, yet his own dreams of a happy ending are complicated when ...
Style: realistic, sexual, offbeat, humorous
Plot: friendship, prostitute, love and romance, sexual relations, gays and lesbians, couples, gender bending, addiction, best friends, friends, gender, sex ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 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: sincere, serious, touching, realistic
Plot: friendship, gays and lesbians, family problems, family life, couples, gender, transsexual, family relations, friends, parents and children, family gatherings, family in crisis ...
Time: contemporary
Place: france, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 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: gloomy, sexual, realistic, serious, emotional ...
Plot: social misfits, family gatherings, gays and lesbians, love triangle, teenage life, couples, love and romance, unfulfilled love, unfulfillment, coming of age, family relations, lovers reunited ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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, young lovers, love and romance, school, boarding school life, couples, family relations, friends ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: europe, denmark
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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, touching, sentimental, sexual, realistic
Plot: soldier, war, homosexuality, gay relationship, opposites attract, wartime life, romance, gays and lesbians, friendship, love affair, couples, gender ...
Time: 1940s, year 1943
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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