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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, sexy, sexual, queer cinema
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: gay teenager, gays and lesbians, lgbt, friendship, teenage love, love and romance, teenage life, young lovers, youth, romance, true love, friends, gender bending, fall in love, best friends, coming out, looking for love, high school, lifestyle, gender, thirtysomething life, gay, student, gay stereotype, curse ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: asia, taiwan, taipei

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, realistic, semi serious and sexy films with plots about friends, love and romance, friendship, romance, couples, lifestyle and gender mostly in Comedy, Romance and Drama genres. Some movies like Formula 17: Slutty Summer (2004), Kiss the Bride (2007), Lie Down with Dogs (1995), Sex, Politics & Cocktails (2002), Is It Just Me? (2010). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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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
Plot: gay teenager, gay, lgbt, friendship, infidelity, lifestyle, romance, opposites attract, youth, unlikely couple, womanizer, looking for love ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new york, usa, virginia
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100%
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, touching, sentimental, semi serious, humorous ...
Audience: date night, teens, girls' night
Plot: gay, friendship, family relations, high school, lgbt, young lovers, love and romance, looking for love, lifestyle, gender, battle of the sexes, youth ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Lie Down with Dogs (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Wayward mid-20's NYC guy goes to the Pines for a change of pace for the summer.
Style: sexy, realistic, semi serious, humorous, feel good ...
Plot: gay, lgbtq, lgbt, gay subtext, gays and lesbians, lifestyle, youth, gender, romance, love and romance, young lovers, couples ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: massachusetts, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
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: semi serious, humorous, feel good, witty, sexy ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: gay stereotype, coming out, opposites attract, looking for love, fall in love, culture clash, friendship, youth, society, love and romance, best friends, romance ...
Time: contemporary
Place: los angeles, latin america, usa, cuba
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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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: realistic, semi serious, sexy, humorous, witty ...
Audience: date night
Plot: gay, lgbt, gay relationship, gays and lesbians, mistaken identity, roommate, phone sex, artists and showbiz, romance, looking for sex, love and romance, best friends ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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41%
 4.6
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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, sexy, realistic, humorous, sexual
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: lesbian relationship, lesbian, dominatrix, friends, couples, romance, love and romance, fall in love, lesbian romance, open relationship, lifestyle, gender ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, san francisco
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39%
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: semi serious, realistic, touching, witty, suspense ...
Audience: date night
Plot: gay, friendship, coming out, aging, looking for love, self discovery, love and romance, romance, lifestyle, hopes, betrayal, starting over ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: hong kong, asia, dubai, london, united kingdom
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39%
 5.2
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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: realistic, talky, humorous, semi serious, witty ...
Audience: date night, teens, girls' night
Plot: valentine's day, fall in love, battle of the sexes, looking for love, friendship, sexual relations, buddies, gender, lifestyle, best friends, thirtysomething life, couples ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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 6.4
 16K
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, light, semi serious, witty ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, date night
Plot: coming of age, high school, teenager, opposites attract, romance, friends, dancing, party, love triangle, teenage life, unlikely couple, unfulfillment ...
Time: 80s
Place: los angeles, australia, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 7.5
 14K
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: sentimental, touching, sexy, sincere, realistic ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, chick flick, pre-teens, teen drama
Plot: gay, coming out, coming of age, first gay sexual experience, gay teenager, teenage life, lgbt, gender, gay slur, friendship, gays and lesbians, youth ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: england, britain, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 6.2
 948
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: humorous, semi serious, feel good, realistic, romantic
Plot: romance, high school, looking for love, true love, misfit, youth, teenage life, high school life, friendship, love and romance, friends, disorder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan
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32%
 5.0
 706
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, humorous, feel good, captivating, light ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: romance, friendship, wedding, lifestyle, looking for love, couples, gender, fall in love, coming out, infidelity, haunted by the past, cooking and food ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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, realistic, humorous, sentimental, sexy ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: gay, gay relationship, lgbt, friendship, republican, opposites attract, love and romance, youth, looking for love, fall in love, gender bending, unlikely couple ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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, sexy, touching, sexual, feel good ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: gay, lgbt teen, homosexuality, gay teenager, lgbt, coming of age, first gay sexual experience, gays and lesbians, gay sex, high school, coming out, lgbtq ...
Time: 80s, year 1984
Place: ohio, new jersey, usa, midwest, new york
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30%
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: sexy, semi serious, humorous, sentimental, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: teacher student sex, seduction, teenage love, teenage life, couples, friendship, fall in love, looking for love, love and romance, youth, romance, buddies ...
Time: 50s, 20th century
Place: israel
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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, realistic, humorous
Plot: coming of age, family relations, love and romance, friendship, teenage life, self discovery, teenage love, fall in love, friends, best friends, romance, summer ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: norway
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 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: sex comedy, semi serious, realistic, touching, witty ...
Audience: teens, date night, girls' night
Plot: private school, high school, loss of virginity, orgasm, coming of age, preparatory school, sex scene, dysfunctional family, mother daughter relationship, father daughter relationship, casual sex, therapist ...
Time: 90s
Place: manhattan new york city, new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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: semi serious, humorous, realistic, touching, sexy ...
Plot: friendship, romance, starting over, hopes, adolescence vs adulthood, looking for love, love and romance, best friends, youth, couples, unfulfilled love, city life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: australia, england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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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, captivating, entertaining ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: gay, gay sex, gay teenager, lgbt, coming out, hustler, obsessive compulsive disorder, homosexual, gay couple, prostitute, gays and lesbians, gay interest ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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, erotic, sex comedy, realistic, not serious ...
Audience: teens, chick flick, date night
Plot: gay, gay relationship, lgbt, gay sex, gay teenager, loss of virginity, homosexuality, first gay sexual experience, looking for sex, gays and lesbians, homosexual, defloration ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
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28%
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, sex comedy, semi serious, erotic ...
Audience: teens, chick flick, girls' night, date night
Plot: teenager, girls' boarding school, sex, voyeurism, nudity (full frontal - brief), friends, high school, topless, cheerleader, coming of age, chauffeur, school ...
Time: 80s
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27%
 5.8
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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: sexy, humorous, witty, feel good, not serious ...
Audience: chick flick, date night
Plot: gay, lgbt, love triangle, phone sex, mistaken identity, best friends, looking for love, fall in love, teenage love, couples, gays and lesbians, gay relationship ...
Time: contemporary
Place: tucson arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 5.6
 6K
Trojan War (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Brad is about to hook up with the girl of his dreams, but runs into a problem, no condom. So Brad sets out into the night to find one, running into many obstacles along the way, while not knowing his best friend, Leah is in love with him.
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, feel good, teen comedy
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: love, teenage life, teenage love, college, high school, party, teenager, best friends in love, gang, robbery, loss of virginity, lifestyle ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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Getting Played (2005)
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: semi serious, humorous, realistic, feel good
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: friendship, couples, battle of the sexes, love and romance, womanizer, vengeance, teenage life, singleness, thirtysomething life, gender, contests and competitions, lifestyle ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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: semi serious, humorous, touching, feel good, surreal ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: first lesbian experience, waitress, love triangle, looking for love, fall in love, unfulfilled love, friendship, couple relations, couples, lifestyle, youth, buddies ...
Time: contemporary
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 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, funny, light, sweet, semi serious ...
Audience: teens, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: gay, coming out, lgbt teen, gay teenager, lgbt, gay lead character, friendship, high school, friends, gays and lesbians, teenager, teenage life ...
Time: contemporary, 80s, 21st century
Place: new jersey, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 6.1
 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, realistic, semi serious, humorous, feel good ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: prom, high school, teenage love, friendship, fish out of water, youth, americana, romance, couple relations, fall in love, self discovery, friends ...
Time: 50s
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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: semi serious, feel good, sentimental, humorous, realistic
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: looking for love, love and romance, friendship, obsession, singleness, couples, thirtysomething life, gays and lesbians, friends, romance, woman, beach ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: brazil, latin america, rio de janeiro
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 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, captivating, light, entertaining, feel good ...
Plot: gay relationship, gay, best friends, gays and lesbians, friendship, lgbt, mistaken identity, romance, couples, gay lead character, family relations, nothing goes right ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
The Curiosity of Chance (2006)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Belgium, USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: High school coming-of-age tale. It is the 1980's and new wave angst and gender-bending fashion are all the rage. Chance Marquis is the new kid at an American high school in Belgium and is a somewhat awkward teenager who is the target of the ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, queer cinema, teen comedy ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, date night
Plot: gay teenager, high school, coming out, gay, lgbt, school, bully, gays and lesbians, friendship, coming of age, misfit, teenage love ...
Time: 80s
Place: antwerp, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%