Movies like Edge of Seventeen

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Edge of Seventeen (1998)
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Edge of Seventeen (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A gay teenager finds out who he is and what he wants, who his friends are, and who loves him, in this autobiographical tale set in middle U.S. in the 1980s. Growing up, learning about life, love, sex, friends, and lovers.
Style: realistic, sexual, sexy, touching, humorous, sincere, sentimental, semi serious, semi autobiographical, nostalgic ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: gay teenager, homosexuality, coming of age, lgbt teen, gay, gays and lesbians, first gay sexual experience, high school, lgbt, coming out, gay sex, teenage love, self discovery, friendship, family relations, homosexual, summer, amusement park, small town, bittersweet, teenage life, best friends, youth, friends, couple relations ...
Time: 80s, year 1984
Place: ohio, usa, midwest, new jersey, new york

Most similar movies to Edge of Seventeen

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, touching, sexy and sentimental films with plots about gay, friendship, coming of age, youth, coming out, love and romance and lgbt mostly in Drama, Romance and Comedy genres. Some movies like Edge of Seventeen: Shelter (2007), Beautiful Thing (1996), Dream Boy (2008), Call Me by Your Name (2017), You'll Get Over It (2002). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Shelter (2007)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Forced to give up his dreams of art school, Zach works dead-end jobs to support his sister and her son. Questioning his life, he paints, surfs and hangs out with his best friend, Gabe. When Gabe's older brother returns home for the summer, Zach ...
Style: touching, sincere, romantic, sweet, emotional ...
Audience: teens
Plot: gay, gay relationship, coming out, gays and lesbians, homosexual, gay romance, first gay sexual experience, gay sex, best friends, grownups, homosexuality, gay teenager ...
Time: contemporary, 70s
Place: california, southern california, san francisco, canada, new jersey
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67%
Beautiful Thing (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A pair of teenage boys growing up in a working-class neighbourhood of Thamesmead, in south-east London, become aware of their homosexuality. While both were vaguely aware they might be gay, neither had ever acted on their impulses. Once they decide ...
Style: touching, semi serious, sincere, romantic, sweet ...
Audience: teens
Plot: gay, coming out, homosexuality, gay teenager, lgbt teen, teenage love, gays and lesbians, lgbt, sexuality, friendship, homosexual, teenager ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: london, england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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Dream Boy (2008)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 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, sentimental, serious, realistic ...
Plot: gay, gay teenager, gays and lesbians, homosexual rape, lgbt teen, gay relationship, teenage love, small town, gay rape, dysfunctional family, gay sex, gay couple ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: louisiana, usa, southern usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Call Me by Your Name (2017)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Italy, France, USA, Brazil
Duration: 132 min.
Story: Elio Perlman is spending the summer with his family at their vacation home in Lombardy, Italy. When his father hires a handsome doctoral student, the curious 17-year-old finds himself developing a growing attraction to the young man.
Style: gay cinema, touching, sincere, homoerotic, disturbing ...
Plot: gay, gay teenager, lgbt, gay relationship, summer, first love, gay love, teenage boy, homosexual, sexual tension, gay romance, homosexuality ...
Time: 80s, year 1983
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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You'll Get Over It (2002)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Sport
Country: France
Duration: 86 min.
TV show
Story: When Vincent finds himself a victim of outing in his high school, he must accept to live with the drastic changes it provokes, and redefine his relationships with his friends and family.
Style: touching, sincere, sexual, semi serious, disturbing ...
Audience: teens
Plot: high school, love and romance, friendship, youth, gays and lesbians, teenage love, coming out, teenage life, gay, high school life, gay teenager, lifestyle ...
Time: contemporary
Place: paris france, france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
94%
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Love, Simon (2018)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Everyone deserves a great love story. But for seventeen-year old Simon Spier it's a little more complicated: he's yet to tell his family or friends he's gay and he doesn't know the identity of the anonymous classmate he's ...
Style: touching, romantic, sincere, emotional, sweet ...
Audience: teen drama, teens
Plot: gay, coming out, gay teenager, lgbt teen, gay lead character, lgbt, homosexuality, high school, homosexual, gay relationship, male homosexuality, closeted homosexual ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
86%
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Love, Victor (2020)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Victor is a new student at Creekwood High School on his own journey of self-discovery, facing challenges at home, adjusting to a new city, and struggling with his sexual orientation. When it all seems too much, he reaches out to Simon to help him ...
Style: gay cinema, romantic, captivating, sweet, humorous ...
Audience: teens, teen drama
Plot: gay, gay teenager, coming out, gay lead character, lgbt teen, gay relationship, lgbt, male homosexuality, homosexuality, homosexual, closeted gay, love ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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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: touching, sentimental, sincere, realistic, humorous ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: gay, coming out, coming of age, teenage life, first gay sexual experience, gays and lesbians, gay slur, friendship, fall in love, gay teenager, gender, romance ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: england, europe, britain, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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Another Gay Movie (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: In the dirtiest, funniest, most scandalous gay-teen-sex-comedy-parody ever, four young gay friends make a pact to lose their virginity by the end of the summer. The boys soon face giant sex toys, naked celebrities, masochistic teachers and an ...
Style: parody, sex comedy, sexy, witty, sexual ...
Audience: teens, date night, teen comedy
Plot: gay, loss of virginity, gay sex, gay teenager, gays and lesbians, gay relationship, high school, looking for sex, coming of age, lgbt, first gay sexual experience, coming out ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.5
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Show Me Love (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Sweden, Denmark
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Åmål is a small insignificant town where nothing ever happens, where the latest trends are out of date when they get there. Young Elin has a bit of a bad reputation when it comes to guys, but the fact is that she has never done *it*. Another girl ...
Style: sexual, touching, sentimental, sexy, humorous ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: lesbian, teenage love, lesbian relationship, first love, lgbt teen, lgbt, gays and lesbians, small town, sexuality, self discovery, coming out, fall in love ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: sweden, europe, scandinavia, eastern europe, stockholm sweden
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
North Sea Texas (2011)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Belgium
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Pim lives in a run-down house in a dead-end street somewhere on the Flanders coast, together with his mother Yvette Bulteel. Life here smells of cold French fries, cheap cigarettes, vermouth and stale beer. Mother Yvette uses her friend Etienne, ...
Style: sincere, touching, sentimental, serious, suspenseful ...
Plot: gay teenager, first gay sexual experience, lgbt teen, gay, lgbt, coming of age, gay lead character, first love, teenage love, lgbt child, love and romance, gays and lesbians ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: belgium, flanders, europe, france
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28%
Date and Switch (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Two guys who make a pact to lose their virginity before prom find their friendship tested when one of them comes out of the closet.
Style: humorous, semi serious, sexy, light, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: coming out, gay, homosexuality, best friends, profanity, gays and lesbians, looking for sex, teenage love, social relations, parents and children, supportive parent, virginity ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.9
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G.B.F. (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: The bitter fight for supremacy between the three most popular girls at North Gateway High takes an unexpected turn when their classmate, Tanner, is outed and becomes the school’s first openly gay student. The trio races to bag the big trend in ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, funny, sweet, light ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: coming out, gay, gay teenager, gay lead character, lgbt teen, friends, friendship, lgbt, high school, teenage life, gays and lesbians, youth ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s
Place: usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Thing About Harry (2020)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Two high school enemies, uber-jock Harry and out-and-proud Sam, are forced to share a car ride to their Missouri hometown for a friend's engagement party on Valentine's Day. Things take a turn when Sam learns Harry has come out.
Style: feel good, lgbt cinema, psychological, uplifting, romantic ...
Plot: gay, lgbt, gay lead character, love, gay protagonist, friendship, young adult, reunion, youth, gay sex, teenager, road trip ...
Time: contemporary
Place: missouri
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100%
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Latter Days (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Aaron Davis (Steve Sandvoss) and Christian Markelli (Wes Ramsey) are the two most opposite people in the world. Aaron is a young Elder (or a Mormon missionary) who wants to do his family proud and is quite passionate about his religion and film. ...
Style: touching, romantic, sentimental, disturbing, humorous ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: gay, coming out, first gay sexual experience, homosexuality, self discovery, fall in love, opposites attract, one night stand, homosexual, gays and lesbians, strong sexual content, depression ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, idaho, usa, salt lake city utah, new york ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Nico and Dani (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Spain
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A Spanish coming of age story focusing on the antics of two 17 year olds, who have a posh beach house almost all to themselves one summer. This is also a summer of sexual awakenings.
Style: sincere, sentimental, touching, realistic, sexy ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: coming of age, gay teenager, friendship, teenage love, friendship between boys, coming out, innocence lost, best friend, summer vacation, self discovery, gay, loss of virginity ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 70s
Place: spain, barcelona, europe, catalonia, barcelona spain ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Alex Strangelove (2018)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Alex Truelove is on a quest to lose his virginity, an event eagerly awaited by his patient girlfriend and cheered on with welcome advice by his rowdy friends. But Alex, a super gregarious dude, is oddly unmotivated. A magical house party throws Alex ...
Style: queer cinema
Audience: teen comedy, teens
Plot: gay, coming out, homosexuality, lgbt, first gay sexual experience, high school, loss of virginity, frat party, prom, gay interest, male virgin, girlfriend ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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Lucas (1986)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A socially inept fourteen year old experiences heartbreak for the first time when his two best friends -- Cappie, an older-brother figure, and Maggie, the new girl with whom he is in love -- fall for each other.
Style: feel good, realistic, humorous, touching, sentimental ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, kids, teen comedy
Plot: coming of age, high school, cheerleading, underdog, high school life, football, bully, american football, first love, friendship, bittersweet, bullying ...
Time: 80s
Place: chicago illinois, new jersey, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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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, sentimental, sincere, realistic, semi serious ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, teens
Plot: lesbian, lesbian love, lesbian relationship, coming out, lesbian teen, teenage love, family relations, romance, lesbian sex, lesbianism, love and romance, self discovery ...
Time: 90s, 80s
Place: new jersey
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100%
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Summer Storm (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance, Sport
Country: Germany
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Tobi and Achim, the pride of the local crew club, have been the best of friends for years and are convinced that nothing will ever stand in the way of their friendship. They look forward to the upcoming summer camp and the crew competition. Then the ...
Style: touching, emotional, humorous, light, romantic ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: coming out, gay, gays and lesbians, friendship, summer camp, gay teenager, teenage love, love triangle, lgbt, gay slur, teenagers, youth ...
Time: contemporary
Place: germany, europe, berlin germany, bavaria
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50%
 6.7
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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: sentimental, touching, semi serious, feel good, humorous ...
Audience: teens
Plot: coming out, coming of age, gay teenager, gay, self discovery, teenage life, friendship, introspection, parents and children, youth, father son relationship, college ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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, sentimental, sweet, romantic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: gay, gay teenager, coming of age, teenage love, blindness, homosexuality, lgbt, gay couple, gays and lesbians, coming out, friendship, teenage life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: brazil, sao paulo brazil
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 5.0
 593
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, touching, disturbing, sexy ...
Plot: friendship, family relations, coming out, gay relationship, lifestyle, teenage life, haunted by the past, self discovery, youth, misfit, lgbt teen, crush ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: maine
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 5.3
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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: touching, sincere, sentimental, serious, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: surfing, coming of age, ocean, coming out, brother, homosexuality, gay relationship, self discovery, teenage life, teenage love, sexual relations, friendship ...
Time: contemporary
Place: australia, new south wales
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.6
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Boys Life 2 (1997)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 74 min.
Story: Compilation of four short films about homoerotic situations involving young men. In "Trevor", by Peggy Rajski, a teenager faces homophobia and falls in love for the first time. Tom DeCerchio directed "Nunzio's Second ...
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, touching, anthology ...
Plot: gay, youth, coming out, gay interest, coming of age, couples, best friends, love and romance, gender, gays and lesbians, single parent, social misfits ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: iowa, usa, canada, new jersey, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.2
 6K
Being 17 (2016)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Set in the beautiful high Pyrenees in south-west France, Damien lives with his mother Marianne, a doctor, while his father, a pilot, is on a tour of duty abroad with the French military. At school, Damien is bullied by Thomas, who lives in the ...
Style: romantic, sentimental, uplifting, disturbing
Audience: teens
Plot: gay, gay teenager, gay relationship, lgbt teen, homosexuality, lgbt, gay sex, first love, bullying, gay son, depression, friendship ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Defying Gravity (1997)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: John Keitel wrote the film based on his personal undergraduate experience and filmed campus footage in the neighborhood and environs surrounding his graduate film school alma mater USC.
Style: touching, sexual, sincere, sexy, realistic ...
Plot: gay, gays and lesbians, friendship, coming out, college, self discovery, gay teenager, siblings relations, couple relations, family relations, friends, couples ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Journey of Jared Price (2000)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: "The Journey of Jared Price" is a gay-themed coming-of-age 2000 film written, produced and directed by Academy Award winner Dustin Lance Black. Black won the Oscar award for Best Original Screenplay for "Milk". The Journey of ...
Style: emotional, touching, sincere, sentimental, sexual ...
Plot: gay teenager, gay, gay pornography, fall in love, self discovery, couples, youth, friendship, teenage life, couple relations, prostitute, coming of age ...
Time: 90s
Place: california, usa, southern california, santa monica california, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
The Man Who Loved Yngve (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music, Romance
Country: Norway
Duration: 90 min.
Story: It's November 1989 and the world is changing, so is Jarle who attends Kongsgård HS in Stavanger. He plays the guitar/lead singer in a local radical punkband, got a great girlfriend and has the coolest best friend. But its all about to change ...
Style: sincere, emotional, contemplative, realistic, serious ...
Plot: gay teenager, coming of age, first love, family relations, music band, gays and lesbians, self discovery, teenage love, fall in love, coming out, young lovers, lifestyle ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1989
Place: norway, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Almost Normal (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A gay man approaching a mid-life crisis is tired of being different because he is gay. He wants to be normal. Suddenly he is yanked back in time to when he was in high school. But this time, the world is gay and to be straight is considered deviant ...
Style: humorous, sentimental, feel good, touching, realistic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: high school, road not taken, time travel, coming out, midlife crisis, opposites attract, teenage life, self discovery, teenage love, fish out of water, disorder, best friends ...
Time: contemporary
Place: nebraska
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%