Movies like Common Ground 2000

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Common Ground (2000)
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Common Ground (2000)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: This movie contains three short stories dealing with the theme of homosexuality. In "A Friend of Dorothy", a woman joins the Navy during the 1950's and discovers lesbianism. In "Mr. Roberts", a teacher in a 1970's classroom struggles with his closeted gay status. Finally in "Amos and Andy", a father wrestles with his own emotional acceptance of a present day wedding between his son and another man.
Style: sincere, realistic, semi serious, captivating, sexy, sexual, anthology, queer cinema
Plot: coming out, lesbian, gay marriage, closeted homosexual, navy, small town, fall in love, lifestyle, couple relations, gay bashing, youth, love and romance, best friends, couples, gays and lesbians, teenage life, society, lgbt, sexual relations, discrimination, father son relationship, teacher student relationship, prejudice, lgbtq, wedding ...
Time: 70s, 50s, 2000s, year 1954, year 1974, 1950s
Place: connecticut

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, sexy, sexual and touching films with plots about gays and lesbians, lgbt, gender, love and romance, couples, lgbtq and gay mostly in Drama, Romance and Comedy genres. Some movies like Common Ground: Swimming (2000), The Last Year (2002), Sonja (2006), Nighthawks (1978), Making Love (1982). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Swimming (2000)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Two girl friends in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina find their relationship changing as they encounter new arrivals to the town.
Style: sincere, sentimental, touching, realistic, semi serious ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: coming of age, friendship, best friends, youth, teenage life, self discovery, teenage love, fall in love, small town life, couple relations, romance, gender ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, south carolina
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95%
 4.4
 390
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, touching, sincere ...
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 ⇓
83%
 5.8
 321
Sonja (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 72 min.
Story: Sonja is struggling to deal with her parent separation, and find her feelings for her best friend might not just be a phase.
Style: sexy, realistic, touching, sincere, sexual ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, teens, pre-teens
Plot: coming of age, lesbian, friendship, love and romance, family relations, youth, couples, friends, coming out, unfulfilled love, best friends, lifestyle ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
 6.2
 623
Nighthawks (1978)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 113 min.
Story: A gay man is forced to hide his sexuality by day while living his secret life by night. A respectable geography teacher by day; by night, hanging out in London's gay bars, looking for a long-term relationship, but usually encountering only ...
Style: sexy, serious, realistic, sincere, sexual ...
Plot: lgbt, coming out, gay, gay teacher, disco, lgbtq, school teacher, lgbtqi, school, gay bar, homosexuality, gay lead character ...
Time: 70s
Place: london, england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
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 6.9
 3K
Making Love (1982)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: A perfect typical LA couple find their happily-ever-after life broken when Zach confronts his long-repressed attraction for other men.
Style: sexy, talky, realistic, semi serious, emotional ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: gay, coming out, first gay sexual experience, lgbtq, infidelity, gay husband, gay interest, love triangle, gays and lesbians, sexual attraction, married man, lgbtqi ...
Time: 80s
Place: los angeles, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
 6.5
 550
Hard Pill (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A despondent gay man throws his life and relationships into turmoil when he volunteers for a controversial pharmaceutical study for a drug designed to make gay men straight.
Style: sexy, realistic, psychological, sentimental, captivating ...
Plot: medical experiment, lgbt, love affair, coming out, transsexual, gender bending, midlife crisis, couple relations, gender, estrangement, couples, homosexual ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
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Nasty Baby (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Nasty Baby centers around a Brooklyn couple, Freddy and his boyfriend Mo, who are trying to have a baby with the help of their best friend, Polly. Freddy is an artist, and his latest work is all about babies – it’s clear he’s dying to be a ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, touching, captivating, psychological ...
Plot: friendship, illegal immigrant, lgbt, couple relations, couples, best friends, interracial couple, gender, gay couple, society, love and romance, lgbtq ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new york, brooklyn new york city
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69%
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Poster Boy (2004)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: With the help of a hot, slightly older new acquaintance (Noseworthy), the closeted son (Newton) of a conservative U.S. Senator (Lerner) puts a shocking spin on his dad's re-election campaign.
Style: realistic, semi serious, captivating, queer cinema
Plot: gay, coming out, politics, college, love and romance, campaign, republican, parents and children, lgbt, sexual relations, political campaign, election ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, north carolina
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
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Some of My Best Friends Are (1971)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: It's Christmas Eve 1971 in Manhattan's Greenwich Village and the regulars of the local gay bar "The Blue Jay" are celebrating. Not much has changed since Stonewall and its not all "Peace on Earth. Good Will to Men" but ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, queer cinema
Plot: gay, lgbt, gay bar, transsexual, christmas, homosexual, christmas eve, homosexuality, closeted homosexual, gay stereotype, best friends, gays and lesbians ...
Time: 70s, year 1971
Place: new york, greenwich village manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 5.5
 622
On_Line (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: John, a computer whiz on the rebound from a disastrous break-up, starts an adult Internet site with his roommate, Moe. They are soon caught up in the erotic nature of the chat sessions they host, changing both their lives.
Style: erotic, sexy, serious, realistic, touching ...
Plot: voyeurism, internet, couples, computers and web, couple relations, lifestyle, cyberspace, college, destructive relationship, looking for love, obsession, sexual relations ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 5.4
 583
Sebastian (1995)
Genre: Drama
Country: Norway, Sweden
Duration: 88 min.
Story: In this thoughtful Scandinavian drama, a teenage boy wrestles with his sexuality and learns that most of his deepest fears were unfounded. Sebastian is almost 17 when he figures out that he is a homosexual. Though he lives with wonderful, stable ...
Style: sexy, serious, realistic, touching, sexual ...
Audience: teens, pre-teens
Plot: lgbt, gay, lgbtq, boys love, coming of age, coming out, fall in love, gay subtext, gay interest, best friends, love and romance, gender ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
Hidden Kisses (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Nathan, 16, lives alone with his father Stephane. A newcomer in high school, he is invited to a party and falls in love with Louis, a boy in his class. They find themselves out of sight and kiss each other, but someone takes a picture of them. Soon, ...
Style: lgbt cinema, realistic, captivating, disturbing, melancholic ...
Audience: teens, pre-teens
Plot: gay, lgbt, coming out, homosexuality, gay lead character, gay bashing, gay love, gay teenager, bullying, closeted homosexual, character study, gay slur ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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, sentimental, touching, serious, disturbing ...
Audience: girls' night, teens
Plot: lesbian, coming out, school, lesbian sex, fall in love, high school life, youth, gay teacher, friendship, high school, lesbian couple, teenage love ...
Time: 90s, year 1989, year 1993
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 5.0
 580
Bar Girls (1994)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: The life and loves of gay women hanging out at a local tavern are examined in this slice of life film.
Style: sexy, semi serious, realistic, talky, sexual ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: lesbian, lgbt, lgbtq, lesbian relationship, nudity (full frontal - brief), romance, gender, gays and lesbians, lifestyle, love and romance, dishonesty, love triangle ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 5.8
 515
FAQs (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: After living on the tough streets of LA for a while, India hopes that every gay basher will meet his destiny. In this case Destiny is a black, 6 foot, high heel wearing, gun toting, drag queen with an attitude and a soft place in her heart for ...
Style: serious, realistic, touching, sexy, talky ...
Plot: lgbt, gay, social misfits, misfit, society, best friends, love and romance, social relations, gay bashing, gay erotica, lgbtq, graphic violence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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Pariah (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A Brooklyn teenager juggles conflicting identities and risks friendship, heartbreak, and family in a desperate search for sexual expression.
Style: realistic, atmospheric, touching, sincere, emotional ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: lesbian, coming of age, lesbian relationship, lesbian love, lgbt teen, coming out, lesbian teen, teenage sexuality, lgbtq, introspection, african american, lesbianism ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york, brooklyn new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 6.2
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To the Stars (2019)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Under small-town scrutiny, a withdrawn farmer’s daughter forges an intimate friendship with a worldly but reckless new girl in 1960s Oklahoma.
Style: sentimental, psychological, touching, melancholic, sexy ...
Audience: teens
Plot: lesbian, lesbian love, closeted lesbian, lesbian relationship, lgbt, abusive father, gay love, opposites attract, love and romance, love, family relations, youth ...
Time: 60s
Place: oklahoma
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 5.2
 506
The New Twenty (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Five best friends in their late 20's discover new truths about themselves and the friendships they thought would last forever.
Style: semi serious, realistic, sexy, captivating, talky ...
Plot: gay, lgbt, friendship, gay interest, college, young lovers, best friends, male homosexuality, friends, wall street, couples, self discovery ...
Time: 1920s, year 2006
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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50 Ways of Saying Fabulous (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: New Zealand
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Shot in and around the central Otago communities of Omakau, Ophir and Alexandra, A coming-of-age film that centers on overweight 12-year old Billy who is not interested in being a farmer and doesn't care for Rugby. His escape is the fantasy ...
Style: semi serious, feel good, touching, sentimental, sexy ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: friendship, youth, lgbt, gay, bullying, rugby, teenage life, teenage love, childhood, lifestyle, social misfits, misfit ...
Time: 70s, year 1975
Place: new zealand
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
The Wise Kids (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A vivid, dynamic Southern coming-of-age drama, takes place in the transitional space between high school and college, when life seems to be all questions and no answers, and the future is scarily wide open. Set in and around a Charleston, SC Baptist ...
Style: serious, touching, realistic, sexy, sexual ...
Plot: coming of age, family relations, single parent, self discovery, best friends, introspection, teenage life, lgbt, direction and purpose, society, youth, coming out ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: south carolina, usa, southern usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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Elena Undone (2010)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: The wife of a pastor who preaches against homosexuality embarks on an affair with a female writer.
Style: captivating, realistic, touching, sexual, sexy ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: lesbian, lgbt, lesbianism, lesbian mother, lesbian couple, gays and lesbians, coming out, family problems, lesbian love, lesbian sex, fall in love, crumbling marriage ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 4.5
 118
Harrad Summer (1974)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Stanley, Harry, Sheila and Beth, four students from the 'free sex' Harrad College, spend the summer together to meet their families.
Style: sexy, realistic, serious, sincere, sexual ...
Plot: college, loss of virginity, young lovers, gender, lifestyle, youth, society, introspection, sexual relations, culture clash, couple relations, college life ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
An Unexpected Love (2003)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Kate Mayer seems to have it all: a nice suburban house, two loving children and a devoted husband. But Kate is anything but happy. She is disappointed not only with her marriage, but with her entire life. In her pursuit of happiness, this frustrated ...
Style: serious, realistic, psychological, emotional
Plot: lesbian, lesbian mother, sexual awakening, divorce, fall in love, lesbian sex, bigotry, starting over, self discovery, society, love and romance, lifestyle ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 5.6
 931
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: touching, feel good, sincere, romantic, sexy ...
Audience: girls' night, teens
Plot: gay teenager, suburbs, gay, love and romance, lifestyle, social relations, teenage life, parents and children, looking for love, gender, lesbian, self acceptance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 5.8
 5K
Bloomington (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: A former child actress attends college in search of independence and ends up becoming romantically involved with a female professor. Their relationship thrives until an opportunity to return to acting forces her to make life-altering decisions.
Style: sexy, touching, sexual, realistic, serious ...
Plot: lesbian, lgbt, lesbian relationship, lesbian love, gays and lesbians, lesbian couple, teacher student relationship, lesbian sex, lesbian teen, college, love, lgbtq ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, indiana
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 5.9
 324
Boys Love 2 (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Aoi, a young teacher with striking good looks, has just learned that his newest student Sora is the alluring teen prostitute he once hired. Here the nightmare begins. As the walls of the prestigious academy become a percolating hotbed of sexual ...
Style: realistic, psychological, sexy, semi serious, sexual ...
Plot: gay, high school, teacher student relationship, teachers and students, transsexual, student life, power relations, couples, school, teenage life, love and romance, lgbt ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
The Last Summer of the Rich (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: Austria
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Vienna's high society parties with sex, drugs, alcohol and young models. Hanna von Stezewitz stands in the center of it all. She's young, attractive and rich, head of a corporate group and one of Vienna's most important financers.
Style: suspenseful, sexy, humorous, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: lgbt, strong female presence, nightlife, sexual relations, strong sexual content, lesbian, lesbian interest, love and romance, society, youth, lovers, fall in love ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: austria
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Claire of the Moon (1992)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Claire of the Moon is set in the 1990s in the Pacific Northwest. Claire Jabrowski, a famous heterosexual author, decides to attend a retreat for all-female writers. Claire's rommate at the retreat is Dr. Noel Benedict, author of a book called ...
Style: sexy, sexual, erotic, talky, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: lesbian, lesbian relationship, gays and lesbians, lesbian sex, lgbt, passionate sex, lesbianism, lgbtq, lesbian love, love triangle, coming out, homosexuality ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Sexual Dependency (2003)
Genre: Drama
Country: Bolivia, USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A poor girl, a rich stud, a university student and a model -- nothing in common, except the desire to experience true intimacy. Their stories unfold and overlap as each becomes victim to their own sexual dependencies, self-perceptions and illusions. ...
Style: erotic, psychological, serious, sincere, sexy ...
Plot: sexual abuse, sexual relations, lifestyle, dysfunctional family, love and romance, youth, life is a bitch, teenage life, human nature, male nudity, gay, self discovery ...
Time: contemporary
Place: bolivia, south america, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
If These Walls Could Talk 2 (2000)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: The stories of three lesbian couples -- who live in the same house at different periods of time -- who are at a crossroads in their lives. In 1961, Edith loses her lover, Abby, to a stroke. Linda and Amy struggle with feminist issues in 1972. And, ...
Style: captivating, psychological, disturbing, feminist film, erotic ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: lesbian, lesbian relationship, lgbt, lesbian couple, lesbian love, lesbianism, lesbian bar, girlfriend girlfriend relationship, gender, feminism, woman, lesbian interest ...
Time: 60s, 70s, 20th century, 21st century, 2000s ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%