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Formula 17 (2004)
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Formula 17 (2004)
Original name: 17歲的天空
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Taiwan
Duration: 88 min.
Story: More interested in romance than sex, "Formula 17" swoons with youthful innocence. Naive country-boy Tien-Tsai travels to Taipei, where his quest to lose his virginity is impeded by his insistence on finding true love first. The film's Chinese title translates as "17-Year-Old's World" which accurately describes its niche.
Style: feel good, semi serious, humorous, realistic, sexual, sexy
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: gay teenager, gays and lesbians, friendship, teenage life, teenage love, love and romance, young lovers, coming out, best friends, youth, true love, friends, romance, gender bending, looking for love, fall in love, lifestyle, gender, high school, thirtysomething life, lgbt, student, gay stereotype, virgin, coming of age ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: asia, taiwan, taipei

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, humorous, semi serious and sexy films with plots about friends, friendship, romance, love and romance, couples, gender and gays and lesbians mostly in Comedy, Romance and Drama genres. Some movies like Formula 17: Kiss the Bride (2007), Sex, Politics & Cocktails (2002), Is It Just Me? (2010), Slutty Summer (2004), Cut Sleeve Boys (2006). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Kiss the Bride (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: In high school, Matt and Ryan were best friends. More than friends, actually. But in the ensuing ten years, they've lost contact. So when Matt receives an invitation to Ryan's wedding he's surprised - especially that Ryan is marrying ...
Style: realistic, sentimental, touching, humorous, feel good ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, teens
Plot: gay, wedding, friendship, high school, family relations, love and romance, young lovers, looking for love, coming out, unlikely couple, high school life, youth ...
Time: contemporary
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100%
Sex, Politics & Cocktails (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Latin American filmmaker Sebastian Cortez (Julien Hernandez) is unable to commit to his girlfriend and, at age 30, finds himself alone and never in love in this irreverent comedy. On a mission to find the love of his life, he solicits help from his ...
Style: witty, humorous, feel good, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: coming out, looking for love, opposites attract, culture clash, friendship, fall in love, romance, love and romance, best friends, society, couples, lifestyle ...
Time: contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa, latin america, cuba
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
Is It Just Me? (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Frustrated by his ongoing failure to meet Mr. Right, Blaine stumbles upon what might be his perfect match in an online chat room-Xander, a sweet, hunky guy who's recently moved to LA. Smitten, Blaine then finds that he's been chatting to ...
Style: humorous, sexy, realistic, semi serious, light ...
Audience: date night
Plot: gay, mistaken identity, gays and lesbians, columnist, gay relationship, phone sex, roommate, looking for sex, romance, artists and showbiz, lgbt, best friends ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 5.0
 850
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: witty, semi serious, humorous, sentimental, sexual ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: gay teenager, infidelity, friendship, lifestyle, love triangle, opposites attract, youth, unlikely couple, womanizer, romance, looking for love, self discovery ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new york, usa, virginia
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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Cut Sleeve Boys (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: UK, Hong Kong
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Two British Chinese gay men decides to re-examine their lives following a death of their friend. Mel sleeps around whilst rejecting the love of Todd and Ash decides to cross dress to find his knight in shining armour.
Style: witty, touching, semi serious, realistic, suspense ...
Audience: date night
Plot: friendship, coming out, aging, looking for love, self discovery, starting over, love and romance, lifestyle, romance, betrayal, hopes, couples ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: hong kong, asia, london, dubai, united kingdom
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 4.7
 424
Mango Kiss (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: "Mango Kiss" is a story about Lou whose world turns upside-down when she falls in love with her best friend Sassafras. They journey to San Francisco and stumble into the wild world of role-playing and non-monogamous S/M dykes. Comedy ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, sexy, humorous, sexual
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: lesbian relationship, dominatrix, fall in love, romance, love and romance, couples, friends, wooing, sexual relations, looking for love, gender, lifestyle ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 5.3
 1K
What Love Is (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: It's Valentine's Day and Tomhas big plans. He's about to get engaged and has a surprise party planned to share the good news with friends. But things take a turn for the worse. Tom returns home only to discover his girlfriend has ...
Style: humorous, realistic, talky, witty, semi serious ...
Audience: date night, teens, girls' night
Plot: fall in love, friendship, looking for love, sexual relations, battle of the sexes, wooing, infidelity, gender, buddies, lifestyle, best friends, thirtysomething life ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 7.5
 12K
Get Real (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A tenderly romantic coming-of-age story as two boys in a British school fall in love.
Style: touching, sentimental, sincere, realistic, humorous ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: gay, coming out, gay teenager, coming of age, teenage life, gays and lesbians, first gay sexual experience, gay slur, friendship, fall in love, gender, romance ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: england, europe, britain, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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Edge of Seventeen (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A gay teenager finds out who he is and what he wants, who his friends are, and who loves him, in this autobiographical tale set in middle U.S. in the 1980s. Growing up, learning about life, love, sex, friends, and lovers.
Style: realistic, sexual, sexy, touching, semi serious ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: gay teenager, homosexuality, coming of age, lgbt teen, gay, gays and lesbians, high school, first gay sexual experience, lgbt, coming out, gay sex, teenage love ...
Time: 80s, year 1984
Place: ohio, usa, midwest, new jersey, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 6.3
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Lovely Complex (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Koizumi Risa an unusually tall high school girl, meets the "vertically challenged" young man Otani Atsushi. They find common ground in height anxieties and interests. Risa (Ema Fujisawa), a tall Japanese girl, gets rejected by a boy ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, feel good, realistic
Plot: high school, romance, looking for love, true love, high school life, teenage life, friendship, youth, misfit, silly humor, school, disorder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Another Gay Movie (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: In the dirtiest, funniest, most scandalous gay-teen-sex-comedy-parody ever, four young gay friends make a pact to lose their virginity by the end of the summer. The boys soon face giant sex toys, naked celebrities, masochistic teachers and an ...
Style: parody, sex comedy, witty, sexual, humorous ...
Audience: teens, date night, teen comedy
Plot: gay, loss of virginity, gay teenager, gay relationship, gay sex, gays and lesbians, high school, looking for sex, coming of age, lgbt, first gay sexual experience, coming out ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
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40%
 6.4
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Valley Girl (1983)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Julie, a girl from the valley, meets Randy, a punk from the city. They are from different worlds and find love. Somehow they need to stay together in spite of her trendy, shallow friends.
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, witty, slang ...
Audience: teens, date night, teen comedy, girls' night
Plot: friends, high school, coming of age, party, teenager, romance, opposites attract, unlikely couple, unfulfillment, teenage life, young lovers, adolescence vs adulthood ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa, los angeles, california, australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Long-Term Relationship (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Tired of the unsatisfying singles scene, Glenn (Matthew Montgomery) answers a personal ad and meets Adam (Windham Beacham), a handsome Southern man seeking a long-term relationship. The two hit it off immediately, but their initial attraction is ...
Style: semi serious, sentimental, humorous, realistic, sexy ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: republican, looking for love, fall in love, gender bending, opposites attract, love and romance, youth, couples, friends, couple relations, romance, lifestyle ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
A Four Letter Word (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Six people in New York are adrift. Zeke and Luke work in a sex shop: Zeke takes gay liberation seriously, Luke likes to sparkle and takes nothing seriously. He's offended when Stephen calls him a gay cliché, then, surprisingly, they find each ...
Style: sexy, semi serious, humorous, queer cinema, captivating ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: gay sex, gay teenager, gay, sex toy, sexual obsession, coming out, sexual relations, obsessive compulsive disorder, prostitute, gays and lesbians, love affair, gender bending ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Private School (1983)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Private-school student Christine loves Jim. But her classmate, Jordan, is also vying for Jim's attention and trying to end his relationship with Christine. Meanwhile, Jim's friend Bubba embarks on a series of sexual escapades, including ...
Style: teen sex comedy, humorous, semi serious, sexy, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: friends, teenager, school, love and romance, teenage love, girls' boarding school, buddies, lifestyle, youth, misfit, high school life, looking for sex ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 5.0
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April's Shower (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: April's Shower begins with a group of people gathered for a wedding shower for April. At first, it seems to be a normal gathering for such an occasion but, as time goes on, secrets and stories begin to be revealed. Alex is a chef and a maid of ...
Style: sentimental, feel good, humorous, captivating, light ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: wedding, romance, friendship, looking for love, couples, lifestyle, fall in love, cooking and food, haunted by the past, infidelity, gender, coming out ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 5.9
 11K
G.B.F. (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: The bitter fight for supremacy between the three most popular girls at North Gateway High takes an unexpected turn when their classmate, Tanner, is outed and becomes the school’s first openly gay student. The trio races to bag the big trend in ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, funny, sweet, light ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: coming out, gay teenager, gay, gay lead character, lgbt teen, friends, friendship, lgbt, high school, teenage life, gays and lesbians, youth ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s
Place: usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Lemon Popsicle 9: The Party Goes On (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Israel
Duration: 95 min.
Story: This movie is a sequel to the saga of movies about 3 guys in the middle of the 50's during their sex urges and other funny incidents.
Style: humorous, sentimental, semi serious, sexy, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: teacher student sex, seduction, teenage love, teenage life, couples, youth, romance, buddies, love and romance, fall in love, looking for love, friendship ...
Time: 50s, 20th century
Place: israel
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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The Color of Milk (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Norway
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Selma's mother died giving birth to her, and Selma's step aunt is living proof that men only cause trouble. So the 11 year old girl makes a deal with her best friends that they will stay away from boys and dedicate their lives to science. ...
Style: semi serious, touching, humorous, realistic
Plot: coming of age, family relations, love and romance, romance, best friends, friendship, teenage love, fall in love, teenage life, self discovery, friends, summer ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: norway
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Nico and Dani (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Spain
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A Spanish coming of age story focusing on the antics of two 17 year olds, who have a posh beach house almost all to themselves one summer. This is also a summer of sexual awakenings.
Style: sincere, sentimental, touching, realistic, sexy ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: coming of age, gay teenager, friendship, teenage love, coming out, innocence lost, best friend, summer vacation, self discovery, loss of virginity, looking for sex, teenage life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 70s
Place: spain, barcelona, europe, barcelona spain, catalonia ...
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33%
All My Friends Are Leaving Brisbane (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Australia
Duration: 76 min.
Story: Anthea is 25, single, hates her job – and all her friends are leaving Brisbane. Should she follow the herd to Sydney or London? Is there anything worth staying for now that her best friend Michael finally has a girlfriend? This film tells a ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, touching, sexual ...
Plot: friendship, romance, adolescence vs adulthood, starting over, looking for love, hopes, sexual relations, singleness, office, midlife crisis, unfulfilled love, city life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: australia, london, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Men Are From Mars... And That’s Where I’m Going! (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Brazil
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Successful at work, Fernanda is an example of women of the third millennium, free to make their choices and independent. Yet in her personal life she finds herself struggling to find a husband. Like other women of her generation, Fernanda put her ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, sentimental, feel good, realistic
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: looking for love, love and romance, singleness, couples, friendship, obsession, thirtysomething life, friends, romance, gays and lesbians, woman, brazilian
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: brazil, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 4.4
 2K
Coming Soon (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: The trials and tribulations of wealthy young Manhattanites and their sexual coming of age, a romantic comedy set at an Upper East Side prep school.
Style: sexy, sex comedy, witty, touching, sexual ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, teens, teen comedy
Plot: pantyhose, high school, loss of virginity, coming out, coming of age, wealth, private school, gays and lesbians, lifestyle, youth, love and romance, romance ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, manhattan new york city, usa, manhattan, new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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 5.8
 6K
Eating Out (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: After getting dumped by his girlfriend Tiffani (Rebekah Kochan), Caleb (Scott Lunsford) commiserates with his roommate Kyle (Jim Verraros), who notes that while he has trouble getting the men he wants he could get any woman because he's gay.
Style: humorous, witty, feel good, not serious, sexy ...
Audience: date night
Plot: gay, love triangle, mistaken identity, phone sex, fall in love, teenage love, looking for love, best friends, couples, gays and lesbians, opposites attract, lifestyle ...
Time: contemporary
Place: tucson arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Love on the Side (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Small town waitress Eve Stuckley is stuck. She has spent years pining for testosterone saturate local hunk Jeff Sweeney and yearns to escape from the Hog-Chow Diner she runs. Just when Eve finally decides to pursue her man, drop dead gorgeous Linda ...
Style: touching, humorous, feel good, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: first lesbian experience, waitress, diner, fall in love, looking for love, unfulfilled love, love triangle, romance, lifestyle, buddies, youth, couples ...
Time: contemporary
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Getting Played (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Three beautiful women (Electra, Dash, and Fox) who have had their share of men trouble enter into a game of fun in which they choose a random guy and film each other seducing him so as to use the footage later to humiliate him. But problems arise ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, feel good
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: friendship, womanizer, love and romance, battle of the sexes, couples, thirtysomething life, singleness, vengeance, teenage life, ambition, rivalry, gender ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 7.2
 13K
Summer Storm (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance, Sport
Country: Germany
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Tobi and Achim, the pride of the local crew club, have been the best of friends for years and are convinced that nothing will ever stand in the way of their friendship. They look forward to the upcoming summer camp and the crew competition. Then the ...
Style: touching, emotional, humorous, light, romantic ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: coming out, gay, gays and lesbians, gay teenager, summer camp, friendship, teenage love, love triangle, gay slur, teenagers, youth, lgbt ...
Time: contemporary
Place: germany, europe, berlin germany, bavaria
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 6.3
 1K
Book of Love (1990)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: John Twiller takes down his high school yearbook and begins to reminiscence about that time he first moved into the neighborhood in 1956. His teenage self, Jack is obsessed with Lily one of the more popular girls around. The sole obstacle is Angelo, ...
Style: touching, sentimental, humorous, feel good, realistic ...
Audience: teens, date night, teen comedy
Plot: prom, teenage love, friendship, fish out of water, high school, americana, youth, romance, friends, self discovery, couple relations, fall in love ...
Time: 50s, 1950s
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 6.3
 1K
Coffee Date (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Todd's life takes a turn when his friendship with a homosexual causes everyone in his life to start questioning his sexuality.
Style: humorous, light, captivating, feel good, entertaining ...
Plot: friendship, best friends, mistaken identity, romance, couples, gays and lesbians, family relations, pretense, gender, nothing goes right, lifestyle, gay relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Shut Up and Kiss Me (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 78 min.
Story: Ben is 35, facing the unsatisfying suburban dating world, and looking for more then just sex. Nightmarish attempts with video dating, bad gym run-ins, and his uproarious friends signing him up with online match-making sites have got him nowhere. ...
Style: humorous, touching, semi serious, realistic
Plot: gay, looking for love, romance, couples, thirtysomething life, couple relations, singleness, lifestyle, opposites attract, love and romance, gender, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%