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The Seminarian (2010)
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The Seminarian (2010)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: The Seminarian is a story about Ryan, a closeted gay student in his final semester of seminary studies. Despite his school's hostile stance towards homosexuality, Ryan has two gay classmates - Gerald and Anthony - in whom he secretly confides. He is also close to his religiously devout mother who, as things stand, is unaware of his sexual orientation. Ryan needs to complete a solid theological thesis in order to continue doctoral work at the university of his dreams. As he works on his thesis 'The Divine Gift of Love,' Ryan begins a relationship with Bradley - a guy he has met on the Internet who seems perpetually unable to commit himself. Ryan confides in Gerald and Anthony, only to learn about their romantic struggles as well. Consequently, Ryan questions his views on God's gift of love.
Style: semi serious, psychological, sentimental, captivating, contemplative, humorous, sexual, touching, offbeat, sexy ...
Plot: love and romance, religions or cults, fall in love, society, couples, school, parents and children, gender, unfulfillment, thesis, self discovery, gays and lesbians, introspection, christianity, family relations, friends, computers and web, unfulfilled love, gay, student, religion, unrequited love, masturbation, belief in god, male nudity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, captivating, psychological and touching films with plots about love and romance, couples, romance, gender, family relations, gays and lesbians and society mostly in Drama, Romance and Comedy genres. Some movies like The Seminarian: Back Soon (2007), The String (2009), The Man of My Life (2006), The Men Next Door (2012), Angora Ranch (2006). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Back Soon (2007)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Back Soon is a story of love, loss, identity and hope. It follows the relationship between aspiring actor Logan Foster and reformed drug dealer Gil Ramirez, two men who find themselves inexplicably drawn together despite their disparate backgrounds, ...
Style: sexy, realistic, psychological, captivating, emotional ...
Plot: romance, haunted by the past, death of wife, couples, drug dealing, prodigy, homosexuality, friendship, widower, racism, infidelity, gays and lesbians ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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The String (2009)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, Tunisia, Belgium
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: sentimental, emotional, touching, realistic, serious ...
Plot: gay love, gays and lesbians, gay, romance, love and romance, coming out, homecoming, couples, gender, unfulfillment, society, youth ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, tunisia, paris france
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100%
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: emotional, realistic, sexy, psychological, romantic ...
Plot: love triangle, love affair, crumbling marriage, couples, moral dilemma, family problems, midlife crisis, love and romance, unfulfillment, gender, family relations, summer vacation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: southern france, south of france, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Men Next Door (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: This is a fast-paced comedy about a 40-year-old gay man who finds himself dating two equally lovable men - a secure 50-year-old who came out later in life, and an adventurous 30-year-old who wasn't looking for a relationship. What he ...
Style: humorous, touching, captivating, realistic, offbeat ...
Plot: gay, couples, family relations, love and romance, love triangle, older man younger man relationship, gay relationship, father son relationship, coming out, gays and lesbians, thirtysomething life, parents and children ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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 4.8
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Angora Ranch (2006)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Justin is an ad executive whose father sends him on his first solo run to a place in Texas. While driving to his appointment Justin swerves to avoid a rabbit in the road and his car gets stuck in a ditch that just happens to be in front of the home ...
Style: realistic, emotional, psychological, captivating, sentimental ...
Plot: family relations, love affair, romance, parents and children, self discovery, jazz, farm, unlikely couple, gay relationship, gay interest, homosexuality, generation gap ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 5.7
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Finding Me (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Faybien Allan has it all going on; he's young, stylish, and knows the importance of being seen with hip friends at NYC's trendiest spots. But beneath the sparkle of his nightlife and his stunning good-looks, is a man buckling under his ...
Style: humorous, contemplative, psychological, captivating, sexy ...
Plot: self discovery, romance, looking for love, gender, hopes, couples, gay, african american, friendship, road trip, coming out, gender bending ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 6.0
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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: touching, sentimental, serious, realistic, sexy ...
Plot: gay, family relations, introspection, hopes, love and romance, romance, lifestyle, fall in love, couple relations, gender, gays and lesbians, couples ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: israel, middle east, tel aviv israel
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32%
 5.2
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See Girl Run (2012)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: What happens when a 30-something woman allows life's "what ifs" to overwhelm her appreciation for what life actually is. Disregarding her current obligations, she digs into her romantic past in hopes of invigorating her present.
Style: touching, realistic, psychological, sentimental, captivating ...
Plot: self discovery, couples, unfulfillment, small town, ex lover, love and romance, family relations, dull life, crumbling marriage, small town life, thirtysomething life, walking a dog ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, maine, new england
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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Portrait of a Beauty (2008)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: South Korea
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Born to a family of established court painters, a woman is forced to carry on her family name and take over her brother's life after he commits suicide.
Style: realistic, psychological, emotional, captivating, sexy ...
Plot: romance, hidden identity, injustice, couples, prodigy, fall in love, unfulfillment, gender, society, family relations, love, strong sexual content ...
Time: 18th century
Place: korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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Lord Help Us (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Comedy about faith and family directed by Shavar Ross. When a recently widowed Baptist preacher (Bill Toliver) loses the respect of his congregation over rumors of his impending marriage to a woman 45 years younger, best friends hatch a plan to help ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, sexy, sexual
Plot: love and romance, couples, friends, family relations, romance, wedding, church, religions or cults, clergy, society, family life, friendship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 5.6
 2K
Wake (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: When things get tough for offbeat Carys Reitman, she does what any emotionally isolated, modern girl would do - she goes to strangers' funerals...
Style: humorous, captivating, psychological, atmospheric, semi serious ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: funeral, romance, estrangement, fall in love, introspection, family relations, parents and children, roommate, self discovery, couples, society, friendship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 5.3
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Come What May (2009)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Story: Caleb and Rachel team up to lead the Patrick Henry College team in the intense world of collegiate moot court competition. Caleb looks to date Rachel, but she's waiting for courtship. Meanwhile, Caleb becomes caught in a moral tug-of-war ...
Style: emotional, realistic, captivating, psychological, touching ...
Plot: family relations, college, legal, rivalry, moral dilemma, courtroom, contests and competitions, gender, youth, redemption, fall in love, parents and children ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, virginia
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Looking for Simon (2011)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Germany, France
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Simon, a young German doctor who lives and works in Marseille, goes missing. His appartment is empty. His mother Valérie is desperate. She doesn't understand the reason of his disappearance. Therefore she asks Jens, Simon's former ...
Style: atmospheric, realistic, psychological, captivating, sincere ...
Plot: gay, missing person, gender, introspection, parents and children, family relations, missing son, ex boyfriend, romance, couples, society, hopes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, french riviera, europe, marseille
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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Boys Life 6 (2007)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Anthonlogy of four gay-themed stories centered around the idea of first-time crushes.
Style: realistic, sentimental, anthology, psychological, romantic ...
Plot: self discovery, friendship, teenage love, family relations, love and romance, coming of age, gender, youth, lgbt, gay, addiction, seduction ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, iowa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Seducing Maarya (2000)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Canada, India
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Vijay Chatterjee is a lonely widower and a successful restaurateur in Montreal. His thoroughly Westernized son Ashish works at his father's eatery but is more interested in the rock band that he started with his friend Michael. One day, Vijay ...
Style: touching, semi serious, realistic, captivating
Plot: love triangle, opposites attract, interracial relations, social differences, society, fall in love, couple relations, haunted by the past, family relations, couples, romance, love and romance ...
Time: 90s
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 7.0
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Class (2010)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Preppy and wealthy Whitt Sheffield is in his last semester of law school when a professor assigns him to act as an advocate for a young, single mother who needs help finding - and keeping - a job. Whitt, whose snooty father wants Whitt to follow him ...
Style: realistic, emotional, psychological, captivating, serious ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: single parent, law student, fall in love, romance, couples, rich and poor, parents and children, society, law school, lawyers and clients, lawyer, opposites attract ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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Open (2010)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: OPEN is a hallucinogenic journey through gender, identity, the body, love and how those can be shared by two people. The film consists of interlocking stories lines- the first about two transwomen in a pandrogynous relationship in which they ...
Style: thought provoking, serious, realistic, psychological, captivating ...
Plot: transsexual, gender, love affair, self discovery, introspection, human nature, couples, gender bending, society, lgbt, social misfits, couple relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, minnesota, minneapolis minnesota
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
The Best Day of My Life (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy, UK
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The Best Day of My Life is the story of a dysfunctional family as seen through the eyes of young Chiara (Maria Luisa De Crescenzo) who is about to receive her first communion. The family includes matriarch Irene (Virna Lisi) and her three grown up ...
Style: humorous, touching, realistic, sentimental, captivating ...
Plot: family relations, love and romance, gay, youth, society, couples, family problems, religions or cults, marital discord, male female relationship, couple relations, relationships ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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 2K
August (2011)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: August tells the story of two former lovers, Troy and Jonathan, who reunite after a long ago painful breakup. After spending several years in Spain, Troy returns to Los Angeles and decides to phone Jonathan and meet for coffee. A seemingly innocent ...
Style: realistic, sentimental, captivating, emotional, psychological ...
Plot: gay, romance, love triangle, gay relationship, lovers reunited, sex scene, couples, introspection, gender, unfulfillment, ex lover, infidelity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Old Fashioned (2014)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: A romantic-drama, OLD FASHIONED centers on Clay Walsh, a former frat boy who gives up his carousing and now runs an antique shop in a small Midwestern college town. There, he has become notorious for his lofty and outdated theories on love and ...
Style: touching, realistic, humorous, uplifting, sentimental ...
Audience: date night
Plot: buddies, opposites attract, couple relations, friendship, fall in love, couples, introspection, romance, hopes, friends, small town, unlikely couple ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
The God of Wood (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Yao (Madi Diocou) and Moroccan Rachid (Soufiane Ouaarab) arrive illegally in Valencia, Spain, and separate. Yao sells pirated DVDs in the street and wanders disconsolately around the barrio until he glimpses divorcee Maria Luisa (Marisa Paredes) ...
Style: realistic, emotional, sentimental, captivating, psychological ...
Plot: immigrants, culture clash, love and romance, gender, fall in love, parents and children, family relations, lifestyle, society, sexuality, misfit, gays and lesbians ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: spain, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Goodbye, Someday (2010)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Japan, South Korea
Duration: 170 min.
Story: Higashigaito Yutaka is transferred to the Bangkok branch of Eastern Airlines. In three months, he will marry Michiko, a relative of the airline's founder, and though he doesn't love her, he knows he could be CEO one day if they wed. In ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, sentimental, psychological, captivating ...
Plot: breakup, romance, lovers reunited, couples, adultery, sex scene, true love, marriage of convenience, society, rivalry, unfulfillment, love and romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: thailand
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 7.0
 3K
Brotherhood (2009)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Denmark, Sweden
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Former Danish servicemen Lars and Jimmy are thrown together while training in a neo-Nazi group. Moving from hostility through grudging admiration to friendship and finally passion, events take a darker turn when their illicit relationship is ...
Style: emotional, serious, realistic, captivating, tense ...
Plot: gay, gays and lesbians, racism, love affair, friendship, couples, love and romance, society, unlikely couple, tragic love, self discovery, radical ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: denmark, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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 4.0
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Issues 101 (2002)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: College freshman Joe is new to school when he mistakes a rush invitation for a come-on from a cute fraternity brother. He's no less confused after a hazing ritual between him and Christian, his "big brother" in the Greek system, takes ...
Style: realistic, sentimental, psychological, captivating, sexy ...
Audience: teens
Plot: college, romance, coming out, couples, gender, youth, student life, gay relationship, love triangle, beach, school, brother brother relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 5.3
 425
The Happy Sad (2013)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Two young couples in New York-one black and gay, one white and heterosexual-find their lives intertwined as they create new relationship norms, explore sexual identity, and redefine monogamy.
Style: semi serious, realistic, tense, suspenseful, sexy ...
Plot: infidelity, romance, gay, sexual relations, looking for love, battle of the sexes, love and romance, gender, thirtysomething life, gays and lesbians, midlife crisis, couples ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Don't Let Me Drown (2009)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: In a post-September 11th world overflowing with fear and hate, two Latino teens discover that sometimes the only thing that can keep them from drowning is love.
Style: realistic, sentimental, psychological, captivating, gloomy ...
Plot: coming of age, immigrants, romance, parents and children, family relations, society, youth, teenager, post september 11 2001, love, profanity, sexual content ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 7.0
 3K
Loving Leah (2009)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A handsome Washington, D.C. doctor and a young New York woman fall in love at an unusual time...after they get married. Leah Lever is married to an Orthodox rabbi, Benjamin Lever, whose brother, Jake is a successful cardiologist and a non-practicing ...
Style: realistic, serious, emotional, captivating, touching
Audience: chick flick
Plot: marriage of convenience, romance, couples, religions or cults, society, death in the family, cardiologist, love and romance, fall in love, family tradition, family relations, friendship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 7.8
 696
Cuckoo (2014)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 155 min.
Story: Visually-challenged Tamizh and Suthanthirakodi fall in love with each other, but her self-centred brother wants to marry her off to his friend, which leads to the lovers' separation. Can their love help them find each other?
Style: emotional, realistic, captivating, sentimental, psychological ...
Plot: love and romance, disability, friendship, fall in love, blindness and impaired vision, love story, couples, relationship vs career, journey, unfulfillment, society, friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 2.3
 8K
Ben & Arthur (2002)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A pair of recently married gay men are threatened by one of the partners' brother, a religious fanatic who plots to murder them after being ostracized by his church.
Style: serious, captivating, psychological, realistic
Plot: family relations, church, gay relationship, gays and lesbians, love and romance, couples, religions or cults, friends, clergy, romance, life is a bitch, gender ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: hawaii, vermont, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 6.3
 853
Maze (2000)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Artist Lyle Maze is reconciled to a life without romance thanks to his dual afflictions: Tourette's Syndrome and obsessive-compulsive disorder. But his life takes an unexpected turn when his friend Mike departs on a humanitarian mission, ...
Style: touching, humorous, psychological, sentimental, semi serious ...
Audience: date night
Plot: pregnancy, romance, love and romance, self discovery, friendship, love triangle, fall in love, moral dilemma, love affair, introspection, friends, couples ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa, africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%