Movies like It's in the Water

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It's in the Water (1997)
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It's in the Water (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: When hordes of gays and lesbians come out "of the closet" in the fictional town of Azalea Springs, Texas, intolerant residents go into a panic about the water supply.
Style: humorous, touching, clever, offbeat, realistic, witty, semi serious
Audience: date night
Plot: lesbian, lesbian relationship, lesbian sex, coming out, friendship, aids, gay slur, repressed sexuality, friends, romance, couple relations, parents and children, love and romance, gender bending, legends and myths, society, couples, small town life, lifestyle, gender, small town, gays and lesbians, culture clash, twentysomething life, female director ...
Time: 90s
Place: texas, usa

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, semi serious, humorous and sexy films with plots about love and romance, couples, friendship, gays and lesbians, gender, romance and lesbian mostly in Comedy, Romance and Drama genres. Some movies like It's in the Water: Go Fish (1994), Girl Play (2004), Why Not Me? (1999), Kissing Jessica Stein (2001), I Think I Do (1997). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Go Fish (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Max is a trendy, pretty, young lesbian, who is having trouble finding love. A friend sets her up with Ely, whom Max likes, but Ely is frumpy, homely, and older. Nor do they have much in common. Can Max learn to look past the packaging?
Style: sexy, witty, clever, sexual, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: lesbian relationship, lesbian, friendship, society, gender, couple relations, looking for love, fall in love, love affair, teenage love, twentysomething life, singleness ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, chicago illinois
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100%
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Girl Play (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Two real-life lesbian actresses meet by chance when they are cast as lovers in a local stage play, and end up actually falling in love. Robin, who is married to her girlfriend for half a dozen years, and Lacie, someone who never had a lasting ...
Style: touching, sincere, sentimental, sexy, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: lesbian relationship, girlfriend girlfriend relationship, fall in love, actor's life, love affair, self discovery, couple relations, couples, lifestyle, showbiz, looking for love, infidelity ...
Time: contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Incredibly True Adventure of Two Girls in Love (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: An adventurous love story between two young women of different social and economic backgrounds who find themselves going through all the typical struggles of a new romance.
Style: touching, sincere, sentimental, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, teens
Plot: lesbian, lesbian relationship, lesbian love, coming out, teenage love, love and romance, lesbian teen, lgbt, family relations, self discovery, lesbian sex, romance ...
Time: 90s, 80s
Place: new jersey
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100%
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Why Not Me? (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Spain, France, Switzerland
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Four gay French expatriots share a business in Barcelona. When they and their parents are thrown together for a "coming out" party, another French Farce ensues.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, sex comedy, sexy
Plot: coming out, lesbian relationship, family relations, friendship, couples, disorder, friends, sexual content, gays and lesbians, parents and children, twentysomething life, farce ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: barcelona, spain, europe, barcelona spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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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: feel good, touching, humorous, romantic, clever ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: lesbian, lesbian romance, friendship, romance, bisexual, looking for love, fall in love, lifestyle, gays and lesbians, gay, jewish, secret love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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I Think I Do (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A screwball comedy about a gay couple at a straight couple's wedding.
Style: semi serious, realistic, clever, humorous
Audience: date night
Plot: wedding, writers, gay, friendship, college, roommate, wedding reception, coming out, gays and lesbians, couple relations, fall in love, looking for love ...
Time: 90s
Place: washington d.c., usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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: sentimental, semi serious, romantic, sexy, stylized ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: lesbian, lesbian romance, lesbian love, lesbian relationship, coming out, lgbt, gays and lesbians, lesbian couple, love affair, love triangle, couple relations, wedding ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: london, europe, tower bridge london
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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101 Reykjavík (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Iceland, Denmark, France, Norway, Germany
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Thirty-year-old Hlynur still lives with his mother and spends his days drinking, watching porn and surfing the net while living off unemployment checks. A girl is interested in him, but he stands back from commitment. His mother's Spanish ...
Style: atmospheric, humorous, sexy, sexual, realistic ...
Plot: porn, love triangle, lesbian relationship, lesbian, family problems, life turned upside down, eccentric family, love affair, family relations, living with parents, new year, coming out ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 70s
Place: iceland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Chutney Popcorn (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Reena is a young Indian American lesbian who lives and works in New York. Her sister Sarita, who is happily married, discovers that she is infertile. Reena offers to be a surrogate mother for her sister's baby, hoping to improve her ...
Style: humorous, feel good, clever, touching, semi serious ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: lesbian, family relations, lesbian relationship, human nature, couples, friends, love and romance, babies and infants, romance, gender, society, gays and lesbians ...
Time: 90s
Place: asia, india, new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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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, realistic, sexy, humorous, sexual
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: lesbian relationship, dominatrix, fall in love, romance, love and romance, couples, friends, wooing, sexual relations, looking for love, gender, lifestyle ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, san francisco
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48%
The Four-Faced Liar (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: The Four Faced Liar is a story of love and lies for four twenty-somethings looking to find themselves in New York City... A story of love and lies for four twenty-somethings looking to find themselves in New York City. A pair of best friends and a ...
Style: feel good, witty, humorous, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: lesbian relationship, lesbian couple, lesbian sex, infidelity, friendship, love and romance, couple relations, love triangle, fall in love, gender, lifestyle, romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
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46%
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Gray Matters (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Sam and Gray are such a well-matched pair that it is difficult to believe they are brother and sister rather than husband and wife. They both share a love of 1940s movies and dancing, and when they meet Charlie, they have something else in common: ...
Style: feel good, humorous, touching, light, stylized ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, teens, girls' night
Plot: coming out, lesbian, lesbian interest, romance, siblings relations, fall in love, love triangle, gays and lesbians, women, brother sister relationship, lesbianism, best friends ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new york, usa, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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Sordid Lives (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: "Sordid Lives" is about a family in a small Texas town preparing for the funeral of the mother. Among the characters are the grandson trying to find his identity in West Hollywood, the son who has spent the past twenty-three years dressed ...
Style: humorous, feel good, realistic, witty, semi serious ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, gay, family relations, couples, family gatherings, parents and children, family life, siblings relations, couple relations, social differences, gender, dishonesty ...
Time: 90s
Place: texas, southern usa, usa, los angeles, dallas texas ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Better Than Chocolate (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Canada
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Not long after moving into her own place, Maggie finds herself with two unsolicited roommates: her recently divorced mother, Lila, and her young brother. The timing is especially bad, considering Maggie has fallen hard for an attractive woman, Kim, ...
Style: sexy, humorous, semi serious, realistic, sentimental ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, teens, chick flick
Plot: lesbian, lesbian sex, transsexual, lesbian relationship, coming out, lgbt, family relations, romance, love affair, parents and children, gays and lesbians, opposites attract ...
Time: 90s
Place: canada, vancouver
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44%
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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, feel good, humorous, captivating, entertaining ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: wedding, romance, friendship, looking for love, couples, lifestyle, fall in love, cooking and food, haunted by the past, infidelity, gender, coming out ...
Time: contemporary
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41%
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Saving Face (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A Chinese-American lesbian and her traditionalist mother are reluctant to go public with secret loves that clash against cultural expectations.
Style: touching, inter cultural, romantic, humorous, feel good ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night
Plot: lesbian, lesbian romance, lesbian relationship, lgbt, coming out, lesbian love, generation gap, lesbian sex, family relations, pregnancy, romance, parents and children ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, shanghai china, china, hong kong ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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: witty, touching, semi serious, realistic, suspense ...
Audience: date night
Plot: friendship, coming out, aging, looking for love, self discovery, starting over, love and romance, lifestyle, romance, betrayal, hopes, couples ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: hong kong, asia, dubai, london, united kingdom
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39%
Billy's Hollywood Screen Kiss (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Billy, a struggling young gay photographer (who likes Polaroids), tired of being the "other man", falls in love with Gabriel, a waiter and aspiring musician who is probably straight but possibly gay or at least curious. Billy tries to get ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, light, entertaining, witty ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: gay, hollywood, romance, fall in love, artists and showbiz, lifestyle, celebrity culture, gender, friendship, relationships, gay lead character, gay interest ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: california, los angeles, usa, san francisco, indiana
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38%
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Puccini for Beginners (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: When her inability to commit leads to a breakup with her girlfriend, opera-loving writer Allegra winds up in the bed of amiable professor Philip. He is so smitten with Allegra that he dumps his lover, Grace (Justin Kirk), and convinces Allegra to ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, witty, clever
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: love triangle, lesbian relationship, opposites attract, unlikely couple, looking for love, self discovery, couple relations, love affair, infidelity, lifestyle, battle of the sexes, romance ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
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38%
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: witty, humorous, feel good, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: coming out, looking for love, opposites attract, culture clash, friendship, fall in love, romance, love and romance, best friends, society, couples, lifestyle ...
Time: contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa, latin america, cuba
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
All Over the Guy (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A contemporary romantic comedy exploring the unlikely pairing of two 20-somethings thrown together by their respective best friends in hopes of igniting their own romance.
Style: feel good, sentimental, light, entertaining, witty ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick, teens
Plot: gay, friends, love, alcohol abuse, opposites attract, gay friend, looking for love, odd couple, lifestyle, wedding, sex, storytelling ...
Time: contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa, california, new jersey
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38%
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Never Again (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A man and a woman who have pledged never to fall in love again meet in a gay bar.
Style: semi serious, sentimental, humorous, touching, witty ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: fall in love, lifestyle, starting over, looking for love, introspection, couples, sexual relations, wooing, couple relations, hopes, romance, male female relationship ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new york, usa
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36%
The Broken Hearts Club: A Romantic Comedy (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A group of friends search for fun, love and ultimately themselves in West Hollywood. This movie is an entertaining, and sometimes cynical look into the lives of six gay men trying to come to terms with what being gay and single (or gay and ...
Style: humorous, sentimental, witty, semi serious, clever ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, teens, chick flick
Plot: gay, friendship, aids, gay slur, gay relationship, friends, looking for love, love and romance, infidelity, group of friends, gay romance, hollywood ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 2000s
Place: usa, california, idaho, los angeles, new jersey
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35%
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The Kids Are All Right (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA, France
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Two women, Nic and Jules, brought a son and daughter into the world through artificial insemination. When one of their children reaches age, both kids go behind their mothers' backs to meet with the donor. Life becomes so much more interesting ...
Style: semi serious, touching, witty, twists and turns, thought provoking ...
Plot: lesbian, lesbian relationship, lesbian love, gender, artificial insemination, family relations, lesbianism, control freak, argument, parenthood, gays and lesbians, lesbian mother ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, los angeles, usa, buenos aires argentina, southern california
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35%
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Butch Jamie (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: The film follows the story of Jamie, a struggling butch lesbian actress who gets cast as a man in a film. The main plot is a romantic comedy between Jamie's male alter-ego, "Male Jamie," and Jill, a heterosexual woman on set. The ...
Style: humorous, captivating, feel good, light, offbeat ...
Plot: gender bending, hollywood, romance, showbiz, actor's life, switching roles, couples, gender, lesbian relationship, unemployment, coming out, lifestyle ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, usa, los angeles
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34%
Town & Country (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Porter Stoddard is a well-known New York architect who is at a crossroads... a nexus where twists and turns lead to myriad missteps some with his wife Ellie, others with longtime friends Mona and her husband Griffin. Deciding which direction to take ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, melancholic, light ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, teens
Plot: infidelity, architect, midlife crisis, farce, relationship vs career, family problems, dysfunctional family, dishonesty, crumbling marriage, couples, love affair, couple relations ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, new york, mississippi, paris france, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Friends (With Benefits) (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Meet Chloe and Owen: best buds since their sandbox days. Now, in med school as they attempt to balance the weight of their studies, his job, her band, their parents, their friends (their sanity), they find little time for relationships...but lots of ...
Style: sexy, humorous, touching, witty, semi serious ...
Audience: date night
Plot: friendship, couple relations, friends, couples, love and romance, romance, lifestyle, fall in love, medical school, sexual content, singleness, sexual relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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34%
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: sexual, sexy, talky, serious, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: lesbian, lesbian sex, gays and lesbians, lesbian relationship, coming out, love triangle, sexual relations, love affair, friendship, couples, friends, lifestyle ...
Time: 90s
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33%
Bedrooms and Hallways (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 92 min.
Story: At the suggestion of a friend, gay Leo (Kevin McKidd) enters therapy after many failed relationships make him fear for his social life. In a group session (led by Simon Callow), Leo comes clean about his feelings for a straight member of the group ...
Style: witty, humorous, semi serious, realistic, talky ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, teens
Plot: gay, gays and lesbians, friendship, infidelity, gay couple, meditation, romance, love triangle, gender, couples, friends, guru ...
Time: 90s, 70s
Place: london, europe, england, california, ireland
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Seeing Other People (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Two months shy of their wedding, a couple decide to allow each other last flings until their wedding.
Style: semi serious, humorous, touching, sexy, witty ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: infidelity, wedding, adultery, couple relations, love and romance, romance, couples, family relations, sex, fiance fiancee relationship, friendship, marriage ...
Time: contemporary
Place: harvard university, new jersey
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33%