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Blue Citrus Hearts (2003)
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Blue Citrus Hearts (2003)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: A first love could quite possibly be the last for Sam, a Memphis teenager coming to terms with the romantic feelings he harbors for his best friend, Julian. Will the love he feels for this boy guide him through his struggles with his abusive father, ignorant girlfriend, and suicidal thoughts -- or will the conflict that his love for Julian stirs throughout his life prove to be more than one boy can handle?
Style: sentimental, sincere, atmospheric, touching, serious, realistic, gloomy, queer cinema, contemplative
Audience: girls' night
Plot: gay, coming out, teenage love, high school, coming of age, teenage life, youth, romance, life is a bitch, best friends, high school life, society, lifestyle, buddies, adolescence vs adulthood, sexual abuse, couples, fight, dysfunctional family, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, self loathing, teen angst, depression, gay slur, lgbt ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: memphis, tennessee

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, touching, serious and sincere films with plots about youth, coming of age, teenage life, love and romance, friends, friendship and gay mostly in Drama, Romance and Comedy genres. Some movies like Blue Citrus Hearts: Dawson's Creek (1998), The Truth About Jane (2000), Sugar (2004), Tan Lines (2005), An Angel Named Billy (2007). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Dawson's Creek (1998)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
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Story: Dawson's Creek is an American teen drama television series created by Kevin Williamson which debuted on January 20, 1998, on The WB and was produced by Sony Pictures Television. Filmed in Wilmington, North Carolina, at EUE/Screen Gems studios ...
Style: emotional, touching, realistic, captivating, light ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, date night, teen drama
Plot: friendship, teenage life, small town, love triangle, coming of age, romance, couples, high school life, couple relations, self discovery, homosexual, teenager ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: boston, massachusetts, usa
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The Truth About Jane (2000)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Jane, a high school teenager, tries to deal with the discovery that she is a lesbian after developing an intense friendship with another girl who makes her discover her true sexuality, which is only the start of Jane's troubles when Jane's ...
Style: sincere, touching, sentimental, serious, disturbing ...
Audience: girls' night, teens
Plot: lesbian, coming out, lesbian sex, school, lesbian relationship, lesbian couple, fall in love, youth, high school life, lesbian teen, gay teacher, friendship ...
Time: 90s, year 1989, year 1993
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59%
 5.7
 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, sentimental, touching, sexy ...
Audience: teen drama
Plot: gay, gay teenager, coming of age, coming out, lgbt, lifestyle, friendship, self discovery, teenage life, fall in love, romance, youth ...
Time: contemporary
Place: toronto ontario canada, canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 5.2
 1K
Tan Lines (2005)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Australia
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Cute teen Midget Hollow wanders through life riding big waves and partying with surfer boys. When Midget's best friend's gay brother Cass arrives on the scene, the two quickly dive head first into a clandestine sea of sexual awakening.
Style: serious, sincere, sentimental, touching, sexy ...
Audience: teens
Plot: gay relationship, surfing, homosexuality, gay, coming of age, coming out, brother, teenage love, self discovery, teenage life, lgbt, buddies ...
Time: contemporary
Place: australia, new south wales
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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An Angel Named Billy (2007)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Mark Anderson, a recent stroke victim who is frail and weak. Also, his best friend Thomas, a classic over the hill drag queen desperate for love and happiness. Mark and Thomas have a master plan, to find Mark's son, James Anderson the love of ...
Style: serious, realistic, sentimental, touching, emotional ...
Plot: gay, forbidden love, female impersonator, best friends, coming out, true love, teenage life, looking for love, family relations, couples, youth, love and romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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The Last Year (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Paul's homosexual affair at Bible College with a new student named Alex sets tongues wagging, mostly with un-Christian reactions. The dean, himself a closet case, threatens to expel Paul, and the football jocks have their eye on Alex. The ...
Style: emotional, serious, realistic, sincere, touching ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: gay, incest, gays and lesbians, couples, love and romance, youth, gender, teenage love, love affair, friendship, injustice, friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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Domain (2009)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, Austria
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Nadia (Béatrice Dalle) is in her 30s and begins a serious relationship with a teen named Pierre (Isaïe Sultan).
Style: serious, touching, sincere, atmospheric, realistic ...
Plot: family relations, alcohol abuse, teenage love, self discovery, life is a bitch, youth, love and romance, addiction, adolescence vs adulthood, gay, friendship, rehabilitation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Eban and Charley (2000)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: 29-year-old Eban has retreated home to his parent's house in Seaside Oregon after the dissolution of his teaching job in Seattle. There he courts 15-year-old Charlie and eventually the two start a sexual relationship. As the age of consent in ...
Style: touching, psychological, sincere, sexy, serious ...
Audience: pre-teens, girls' night, teen drama
Plot: gay, older man younger man relationship, coming out, friendship, family relations, teenage life, forbidden love, parent child relationship, parents and children, dysfunctional family, homecoming, couples ...
Time: 90s
Place: oregon, seattle, washington d.c., usa, amsterdam ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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 5.1
 695
Crutch (2004)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: An autobiographical film taken from the experiences of writer-director Rob Moretti, CRUTCH is a coming-of-age tale about a young man's struggle with family problems and substance abuse. Behind a facade of suburban middle class perfection, ...
Style: psychological, serious, realistic, emotional, bleak ...
Plot: coming of age, gay, coming out, dysfunctional family, family relations, rehabilitation, suburbs, kids in trouble, lifestyle, social decay, dangerous attraction, teenage life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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, erotic, serious, realistic ...
Audience: teens, pre-teens, teen drama
Plot: coming of age, first love, gays and lesbians, youth, friendship, teenage life, gay, gay teenager, lgbt teen, male nudity, lgbt, teenage boy ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: denmark, europe
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40%
 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 ⇓
40%
 5.4
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Rock Haven (2007)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Canada
Duration: 78 min.
Story: The coastal California community of Rock Haven is the perfect place for cute eighteen-year-old Brady and his loving mother to begin a fresh start. Their mission: to spread the word of the Lord. But while roaming the beach one day, Brady meets ...
Style: serious, touching, sincere, psychological, sexy ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: gay, gay love, coming out, first gay sexual experience, gay teenager, gay relationship, lgbt, lgbt teen, family relations, friendship, church, teenage life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Eternal Summer (2006)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Taiwan
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Three high school students experience the perks and pitfalls of love in director Leste Chen’s sensitive tale of friendship and yearning.
Style: realistic, sexy, sentimental, serious, captivating ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: gay, coming of age, friendship, love triangle, school, gay asian, gay teenager, high school friend, lgbt, unrequited love, loneliness, high school ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: taiwan, asia, hong kong, taipei
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39%
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Summer Rain (2006)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Spain, UK, USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: A coming-of-age tale charting the first loves, lusts and obsessions of friends on vacation at the end of the 1970s.
Style: captivating, atmospheric, realistic, serious, sincere ...
Plot: buddies, love and romance, obsession, best friends, teenage life, teenage love, coming of age, fascism, society, youth, romance, friends ...
Time: 70s
Place: spain, europe
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39%
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Dare (2009)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A drama centered around three high school seniors - an aspiring actress, her misfit best friend, and a loner - who become engaged in an intimate and complicated relationship.
Style: realistic, touching, sincere, humorous, erotic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: gay, high school hunk, stepmother stepson relationship, first gay sexual experience, love triangle, gay teenager, bisexuality, high school, youth, rich kid, teenage love, best friends ...
Place: pennsylvania
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39%
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Fit (2010)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Takes a look at gay and straight love among the new millennials. Everything from secret crushes to homophobic attitudes are revealed by the rambunctious students taking Drama and Dance from Loris. None of the teens are what they seem at first ...
Style: serious, sincere, emotional, realistic, touching ...
Plot: lesbian, coming of age, teachers and students, teenage love, teenage life, high school, power relations, youth, gender, brother brother relationship, teenage girl, friendship between girls ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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Watercolors (2008)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Carter, a troubled teen stays with a friend of his dads and starts flirting with her son Danny. After the weekend school returns, however Carter a school jock tells Danny he does not want to be seen with him at school. Their relationship grows ...
Style: touching, emotional, sincere, serious, art house ...
Plot: gay, gay teenager, gay sex, coming out, gay student, lgbt, teenage love, love and romance, lifestyle, sexuality, drug use, opposites attract ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 4.9
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Vacationland (2006)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Filmmaker Todd Verow revisits his own youth for his latest work. The film's main character is Joe, who, like the director, grew up in Bangor in Maine. Joe, an 18 year old high school senior who longs to move away from poor white trash roots and ...
Style: serious, realistic, sexy, disturbing, touching ...
Plot: gay, lgbt teen, gay teenager, gay relationship, family relations, friendship, coming out, lifestyle, teenage life, lgbt, youth, misfit ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: maine
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38%
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Dream Boy (2008)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: The story of Nathan, a young teenager who tries to flourish in a romantic relationship with neighbour Roy. The two young men will have to face the brutal reality of the rural south of the United States in the late 1970s.
Style: touching, sincere, serious, realistic, sentimental ...
Audience: teens, teen drama
Plot: gay, gay teenager, lgbt teen, gays and lesbians, gay relationship, homosexual rape, gay rape, dysfunctional family, gay couple, gay sex, closeted gay, teenage love ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: louisiana, usa, southern usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
The Perks of Being a Wallflower (2012)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A coming-of-age story based on the best-selling novel by Stephen Chbosky, which follows 15-year-old freshman Charlie, an endearing and naive outsider who is taken under the wings of two seniors. A moving tale of love, loss, fear and hope - and the ...
Style: touching, sincere, realistic, romantic, emotional ...
Audience: teens, chick flick, girls' night, teen drama
Plot: coming of age, high school, teenager, friendship, first love, youth, adolescence, teenage love, high school life, shyness, suicide, teenage life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 90s, year 1991, 20th century
Place: pittsburgh, pennsylvania, usa
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37%
Angus, Thongs and Perfect Snogging (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Germany, UK
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Georgia Nicolson is fourteen, lives with nosey parents who don't understand her, an annoying three year old sister and has to wear a beret to school. She would, however, rather be blonde, have a smaller nose and a boyfriend. Revolving around ...
Style: feel good, touching, sexy, humorous, realistic ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: school, teenage life, high school, teenage love, coming of age, parents and children, love and romance, youth, high school life, best friends, friends, couples ...
Time: contemporary, 80s
Place: england, london, europe, new zealand, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Normal Adolescent Behavior (2007)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: High school student Wendy has an odd relationship with her five friends: They're openly sexual with each other, swapping partners every week. But this is all thrown into turmoil when she meets Sean, a new student in school who has a crush on ...
Style: sexy, serious, sincere, bleak, semi serious ...
Audience: teens, teen drama
Plot: sex, teenager, high school, coming of age, teenage love, humiliation, high school life, friendship, lust, love and romance, best friends, family relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, rhode island
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
The Good Humor Man (2005)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: A mischievous high school sophomore faces a conflict of conscience vs. character when his best friend becomes linked to the death of a youth from another clique in suburban Middle America circa '76.
Style: realistic, touching, emotional, serious, atmospheric ...
Audience: teens
Plot: high school, outdoor sex, first love, slacker, teenage love, friendship, wedding, female nudity, buddies, love and romance, high school life, teenage life ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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Tart (2001)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A student will do anything to become part of the "in-crowd" at the exclusive school she attends in New York.
Style: realistic, serious, sexy, sincere, melancholic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: teenage girl, dysfunctional family, coming of age, friends, school, schoolgirl, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, teenage life, teenage love, high school life, private school, rich girl ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, manhattan new york city, new york
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35%
The Way He Looks (2014)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Brazil
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Leonardo is a blind teenager dealing with an overprotective mother while trying to live a more independent life. To the disappointment of his best friend, Giovana, he plans to go on an exchange program abroad. When Gabriel, a new student in town, ...
Style: touching, serious, sweet, romantic, sentimental ...
Audience: teens, chick flick, teen drama
Plot: gay, lgbt, homosexuality, blindness, coming of age, gay teenager, gay love, school, friendship, gay couple, coming out, teenage love ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: brazil, sao paulo brazil
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 6.7
 2K
Dorian Blues (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Dorian realizes he is gay in his final year of high school. He meets another gay youth locally, but remains confused. He starts therapy, then resorts to confession in the Church, and finally comes out to his brother. Dorian then decides to come out ...
Style: semi serious, touching, sentimental, feel good, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: gay, coming out, gay teenager, lgbt, coming of age, self discovery, teenage life, youth, parents and children, introspection, friendship, lgbtq ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 5.5
 930
Tru Loved (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Recently relocated from San Francisco to conservative suburbia by her lesbian mothers, Tru struggles like all teens to fit in and find love, but her quest is complicated by sexual politics, closed minds, and closeted friends as she seeks to ...
Style: feel good, touching, sincere, sexy, romantic ...
Audience: girls' night, teens
Plot: lgbt, gay teenager, suburbs, gay, love and romance, lifestyle, social relations, parents and children, teenage life, looking for love, gender, lesbian ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 5.7
 3K
Girl (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Andrea Marr is a bright, straight-A, mature, 18-year-old high school senior on the verge of womanhood who decides to abandon her sheltered, boring lifestyle and her bookish friend Darcy for a look into the local rock and roll scene as a groupie to ...
Style: realistic, touching, humorous, sentimental, sexy ...
Audience: teens, date night, girls' night
Plot: coming of age, groupie, high school, young lovers, musician's life, lifestyle, best friends, romance, teenage love, teenage life, music band, suburbs ...
Time: 90s
Place: seattle, usa, portland oregon
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 6.3
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Glue (2006)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Argentina, UK
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A teenage summer in a small town in the desert, a dysfunctional family, a rock band, a can full of glue, two boys, one girl, loads of tongue kisses, dry heat, wind in Patagonia, existential angst... A teenage story in the middle of nowhere.
Style: realistic, touching, melancholic, psychological, semi serious
Plot: gay teenager, gay, youth, coming of age, desert, family relations, best friends, lifestyle, experimenting, puberty, lgbt, buddies ...
Time: contemporary
Place: argentina, latin america, patagonia
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Memoirs of a Teenage Amnesiac (2010)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Japan
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Diving to save a camera from a fall down a flight of stairs, high school junior Naomi Sukuse wakes with no memory of the last four years. Naomi must remember who she was and figure out who she wants to be in this story of love and second chances.
Style: sentimental, emotional, captivating, sincere, romantic ...
Audience: teens, date night, teen drama
Plot: high school, memory loss, romance, teenage love, love triangle, self discovery, fall in love, social relations, youth, society, couples, amnesia ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan, usa, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%