Movies like Leaving Metropolis

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Leaving Metropolis (2002)
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Leaving Metropolis (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Canada
Duration: 89 min.
Story: David is a painter with painter's block who takes a job as a waiter to get some inspiration. He falls for hunky diner owner Matt, who falls just as hard back. But Violet, Matt's wife is a complicating factor! Toss in David's best friends a dying pre-op transsexual best friend and an aging, bitter, fag-hag journalist. Will David break up Matt's marriage? Will Violet learn the truth? Will David or Matt learn the true meaning of love?
Style: tense, sincere, serious, realistic, sexy, gloomy, sexual, queer cinema
Plot: love affair, friendship, love triangle, dangerous attraction, destructive relationship, obsession, romance, couples, lifestyle, crumbling marriage, terminal illness, painter, husband wife relationship, secret, sexual orientation, adultery, diner, homosexual, transsexual, lie, dying, lgbt, muse, restaurant, seduction ...
Time: contemporary
Place: canada

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Most similar movies to Leaving Metropolis

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, sexy, sexual and humorous films with plots about gay, love and romance, gays and lesbians, lgbt, couples, gay kiss and gender mostly in Drama, Romance and Comedy genres. Some movies like Leaving Metropolis: Everyone (2004), Drift (2000), The One (2011), Love in the Time of Money (2002), Forgive and Forget (2000). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Everyone (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The perfect gay couple are having a wedding in their backyard and they've invited the family and all their emotional baggage.
Style: humorous, captivating, sentimental, light, sexy ...
Audience: date night
Plot: gay, gay wedding, wedding, romance, coming out, parents and children, eccentric family, couples, friendship, family gatherings, unfulfillment, gender ...
Time: contemporary
Place: canada
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95%
 5.4
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Drift (2000)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Comedy
Country: Canada
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Man in relationship connects with another man and tries to make love-triangle work. (Canadian)
Style: sexual, sincere, psychological, touching, sentimental ...
Audience: date night
Plot: love triangle, novelist, breakup, serial killer, introspection, gay, couples, moral dilemma, fall in love, tragic love, drug abuse, youth ...
Time: 90s
Place: canada, los angeles, california
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77%
 5.8
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The One (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Providing the romantic comedy genre with a decidedly queer twist, THE ONE is an effortlessly charming tale which proves that love is never simple! Hunky Daniel couldn’t have it better: great parents, a successful career and his beautiful fiancée ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, touching, sincere, humorous ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: gay, gay husband, closeted homosexual, gay father, first gay sexual experience, gay relationship, love triangle, homosexual, marital problem, repressed homosexual, friendship between men, marriage ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, massachusetts
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
Love in the Time of Money (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: New York serves as a backdrop for a cast of characters in search of love, lust or lucre including a woman who makes awkward moves on the man renovating her SoHo loft, an embezzler, a sleazy artist and a phone psychic.
Style: sexy, talky, humorous, captivating, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: looking for love, infidelity, love and romance, sexual relations, lifestyle, crumbling marriage, dishonesty, curses spells and rituals, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, husband wife relationship, erotica, loneliness ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa, san francisco, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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Forgive and Forget (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A jealousy erupts between two long-time friends as one is about to move in with his girlfriend. Now the friend must confront his long-hidden homosexuality. UK.
Style: touching, realistic, emotional, sincere, semi serious
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: gay, coming out, lgbt, love triangle, friendship, gay slur, lifestyle, unfulfilled love, buddies, best friends, looking for love, couples ...
Time: 90s
Place: england, europe, brighton, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
The Art of Being Straight (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 67 min.
Story: A sexy, comedic drama about two college friends questioning their careers and sexuality in east Los Angeles.
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous, sentimental, sexy ...
Audience: date night
Plot: gay, bisexuality, lgbt, sexuality, sexual orientation, unlikely couple, love affair, coming out, self discovery, looking for love, first time, exploring sexuality ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa, southern california, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
Red Is the Color of (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: The tense marriage between two painters is shaken and stirred when the husband's provocative free-spirited nude model ignites his wife's sexual and spiritual awakening. In a three way game of subtle seduction, each of the three confront ...
Style: realistic, serious, sexy, art house, captivating ...
Plot: marriage, love triangle, self discovery, destructive relationship, life turned upside down, seduction, couple relations, midlife crisis, romance, love and romance, couples, sexual relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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Shake It (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Denmark, Germany
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Jacob is a young man used to getting everything he wants. For several years, he has been living in a happy homosexual partnership with Jørgen, and one night Jacob decides to pop the big question to Jørgen. Jørgen happily accepts Jacobs marriage ...
Style: realistic, touching, semi serious, sentimental, humorous ...
Audience: date night
Plot: gay, infidelity, friendship, fall in love, family relations, gay relationship, pregnancy, gay teenager, looking for love, couple relations, love triangle, love affair ...
Time: contemporary
Place: sweden, denmark
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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Second Skin (1999)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Spain
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Diego is a doctor who has fallen in love with a married man with a son. Against the advice of his boss and best friend, he continues his affair with Alberto. The consequences of this affair profoundly alter not only the two men's lives, but ...
Style: serious, realistic, sentimental, psychological, erotic ...
Plot: gay relationship, gay love, lgbt, gay, gay sex, love triangle, infidelity, gays and lesbians, family problems, romance, couples, crumbling marriage ...
Time: 90s
Place: spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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Mulligans (2008)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Canada
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Like the American classic, The Graduate - secrecy, betrayal, and a painful coming of age face a family in Mulligans, by first time feature film director Chip Hale.
Style: emotional, serious, realistic, disturbing, captivating ...
Plot: gay, coming out, infidelity, family relations, gays and lesbians, family, family life, father, dangerous attraction, parents and children, romance, couples ...
Time: contemporary
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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, gender bending, looking for love, fall in love, unlikely couple ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Confusion of Genders (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Romance, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Bisexual attorney Alain is bedding his female boss, his murderer client, the client's hairdresser girlfriend, and a precocious boy who knows what he wants and tries to convince Alain that he can 'have it all'.
Style: sexy, humorous, witty, erotic, realistic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: obsession, destructive relationship, looking for sex, love triangle, womanizer, looking for love, dangerous attraction, couples, gender, dishonesty, romance, love affair ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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Three (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Germany
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Hanna and Simon are in a 20 year marriage with an unexiting relationship. By chance, they both meet and start separate affairs with Adam. Adam has no idea that his two lovers are married, until they are all found out when Hanna becomes pregnant, ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, emotional, sincere ...
Plot: bisexual, romance, couple relations, gay, love and romance, sex, lgbt, romantic triangle, love triangle, lgbtq, male female relationship, open relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, berlin germany, germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Saturn in Opposition (2007)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Italy, France, Turkey
Duration: 110 min.
Story: This film focuses on contemporary 30- and 40-somethings trying to make sense of their lives in an age in which the old certainties have disappeared. Lorenzo and Davide make their lives together within a circle that includes Antonio and Angelica, ...
Style: sincere, talky, serious, realistic, clever ...
Plot: gay, friendship, gays and lesbians, couple relations, lgbt, infidelity, family problems, introspection, terminal illness, dealing with death, dinner party, sudden death ...
Time: contemporary
Place: rome italy, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Love & Human Remains (1993)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Dreary urban landscape of an anonymous Canadian city. Dark comedy about a group of twentysomethings looking for love and meaning in the '90s. The film focuses on roommates David, a gay waiter who has has given up on his acting career, and ...
Style: erotic, sexy, sexual, clever, reflective ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: gay, sex, lesbian, serial killer, bdsm, homosexual, lesbianism, lgbt, lgbtq, dark humor, stereotypes, vengeance ...
Time: 90s
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
John Apple Jack (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Canada
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A playboy learns to love, while a virgin learns to live -- a queer romantic comedy set inside the restaurant industry... 'John Apple Jack' brings East and West together to create one sumptuously heart-warming dish. When John discovers his ...
Style: humorous, tense, romantic, sexy, captivating ...
Plot: gay, lgbt, chef, father son relationship, homosexual, cooking, coming out, gay lead character, waiter, interrupted wedding, gay interest, gay culture ...
Time: 21st century
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Imagine Me & You (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, Germany
Duration: 90 min.
Story: During her wedding ceremony, Rachel notices Luce in the audience and feels instantly drawn to her. The two women become close friends, and when Rachel learns that Luce is a lesbian, she realizes that despite her happy marriage to Heck, she is ...
Style: romantic, sexy, sentimental, stylized, semi serious ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, date night
Plot: lesbian, lgbt, lesbian relationship, lesbian love, lesbian romance, love affair, love triangle, coming out, gays and lesbians, couple relations, lesbian couple, wedding ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: london, europe, tower bridge london
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Water Drops on Burning Rocks (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 82 min.
Story: The film is based on a German play by Rainer Werner Fassbinder, Tropfen auf heisse Steine. A 50-year-old business man Léopold arrives home with 20-year-old Franz, whom he has just met. Franz is not quite sure why he agreed to come home with ...
Style: erotic, sexy, serious, disturbing, romantic ...
Plot: older man younger man relationship, lust, ex girlfriend, deviant sex, gay, first gay sexual experience, love affair, sexuality, sexual identity, lgbt, transsexual, human nature ...
Time: 70s, 90s
Place: europe, germany, ancient greece, greece
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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Holding Trevor (2007)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Everybody's looking for something... Moving forward doesn't always mean leaving something behind.
Style: serious, realistic, touching, sincere, queer cinema ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: gay romance, gay, gays and lesbians, addiction, friendship, lgbt, hiv, destructive relationship, introspection, lifestyle, looking for love, couple relations ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 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, erotic, sex comedy, semi serious ...
Audience: chick flick, date night
Plot: gay, lgbt, phone sex, best friends, teenage love, looking for love, fall in love, couples, gay interest, lgbtq, male masturbation, heterosexuality ...
Time: contemporary
Place: tucson arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Hollywood, je t'aime (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Recently broken up and barely enduring a dreary winter, gay Parisian Jérôme Beaunez impulsively books a solo Christmas vacation to Los Angeles. While there he meets some colorful locals and pursues a dormant desire to become a movie star - but ...
Style: sexy, semi serious, realistic, touching, humorous ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: gay, transsexual, prostitute, gender, transvestism, romance, lifestyle, filmmaking, disorder, couples, friends, love and romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, los angeles, paris france, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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Spinnin' (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Spain
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Garate and Omar are young, gay and in love, and want to have a child. After failed attempts with their female pals, they befriend Raquel, a pregnant woman whose partner has died of aids. Sound conventional? Spinnin' is anything but.
Style: realistic, touching, sexy, sentimental, humorous ...
Plot: aids, family relations, pregnancy, romance, couples, custody, optimism, friends, gender, parents and children, gay, wanting a baby ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, year 1995
Place: spain, madrid
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 7.0
 4K
Plan B (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Argentina
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Bruno's plan to win back his ex-girlfriend hits a snag when he becomes attracted to her boyfriend.
Style: humorous, psychological, atmospheric, captivating, semi serious ...
Plot: gay, gay relationship, bisexual, romance, lgbt, love triangle, revenge, rivalry, sexuality, friendship, seduction, fall in love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: argentina, latin america, buenos aires argentina
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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Lovely & Amazing (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Self-esteem and insecurity are at the heart of this comedy about the relationship between a mother and her three confused daughters.
Style: witty, humorous, touching, erotic, talky ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night
Plot: mother daughter relationship, family, sister sister relationship, nudity (full frontal - brief), lifestyle, love affair, love, society, parents and children, coma, women, adoption ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Kissing Jessica Stein (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Jessica, a Jewish copy editor living and working in New York City, is plagued by failed blind dates with men, and decides to answer a newspaper's personal advertisement. The advertisement has been placed by 'lesbian-curious' Helen ...
Style: romantic, feel good, touching, humorous, talky ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, date night
Plot: lesbian, friendship, romance, gays and lesbians, lgbt, gay, lesbian romance, looking for love, fall in love, lifestyle, lgbtq, lesbian love ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
The Man I Love (1997)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Sport
Country: France
Duration: 91 min.
Story: This is a combination coming out and first love story. The swimmer and diver Lucard is interested in attractive Martin. The film follows the characters' coming out with all its difficulties, the bitter-sweet pleasures of first love and the ...
Style: sexual, captivating, serious, touching, realistic ...
Plot: gay, coming out, gays and lesbians, aids, lifeguard, first gay sexual experience, love triangle, lgbt, gay love, homosexual, love affair, family relations ...
Time: 90s
Place: marseille, spain, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 7.5
 21K
Free Fall (2013)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Germany
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A promising career with the police, a baby on the way... Marc's life seems to be right on track. Then he meets fellow policeman Kay and during their regular jogs Marc experiences a never-before-felt sense of ease and effortlessness -- and what ...
Style: emotional, disturbing, sincere, atmospheric, touching ...
Plot: lgbt, gay, gay love, coming out, homosexuality, gay relationship, gays and lesbians, forbidden love, gay slur, infidelity, love affair, fall in love ...
Place: germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 7.1
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Heartbeats (2010)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Canada
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Francis is a young gay man, Marie is a young straight woman and the two of them are best friends -- until the day the gorgeous Nicolas walks into a Montreal coffee shop. The two friends, instantly and equally infatuated, compete for Nicolas' ...
Style: atmospheric, sexy, intense, romantic, suspense ...
Audience: teens, chick flick
Plot: love triangle, gay, homosexual, friendship, lgbt, menage a trois, love, romance, masturbation, gay interest, gays and lesbians, gender ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada, paris france, quebec, montreal
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
The Falls: Testament of Love (2013)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 123 min.
Story: The Falls: Testament of Love is a continuation of the story of RJ Smith and Chris Merrill, two Mormon missionaries that fell in love during their mission in a small town in Oregon. The boys haven't spoken in five years, but when an unexpected ...
Style: realistic, serious, emotional, touching, sexy ...
Plot: gay, coming out, gays and lesbians, gay relationship, lgbt, destructive relationship, love affair, impossible love, crumbling marriage, love and romance, couples, family problems ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: oregon, seattle, salt lake city utah
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 7.3
 5K
Big Eden (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Big Eden is a tiny fictional town in northwestern Montana, as Preston Sturges or Frank Capra might have envisioned it. Timber and Cowboy country. This is the story of Henry Hart, a successful New York Artist, who returns to the town of his childhood ...
Style: romantic, feel good, touching, sweet, sentimental ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: gay, gay relationship, coming out, friendship, lgbt, small town, self discovery, native american, romance, gay love, gay couple, gays and lesbians ...
Time: 90s
Place: montana, new york, usa, london, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%