Movies like Circuit

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Circuit (2001)
 5.7
 1K
Circuit (2001)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 130 min.
Story: John is an ex-cop who leaves small-town life and provincial attitudes behind for a new existence in West Hollywood. As he seeks an open, accepting gay life, John is introduced to the fast-paced Circuit Party scene, featuring beautiful people and a tantalizing mixture of sex and drugs.
Style: sincere, serious, captivating, realistic, sexual, sexy, contemplative
Plot: drug abuse, coming out, addiction, gay relationship, love and romance, lifestyle, fish out of water, best friends, youth, sexual relations, life is a bitch, haunted by the past, couples, nightlife, city life, gay culture, small town, gays and lesbians, prostitute, nightclub, ex cop, party, gay, sex, college ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, california, illinois, usa, palm springs california

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Most similar movies to Circuit

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, sexy and sexual films with plots about gay, gender, gays and lesbians, gay kiss, love and romance, couples and gay sex mostly in Drama, Romance and Music genres. Some movies like Circuit: Nine Lives (2004), Whirlwind (2007), Like a Brother (2005), Wrecked (2009), Holding Trevor (2007). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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 367
Nine Lives (2004)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 74 min.
Story: Lust and dysfuntion come full circle in this collection of nine steamy scenes exploring gay life, sex, addition, drugs and HIV/AIDS as revealed by a latino pool boy, a television writer, a meth dealer and others. As one affair leads into another, ...
Style: realistic, serious, emotional, captivating, sexy ...
Plot: gay, infidelity, coming out, hiv, support group, lifestyle, couples, youth, love and romance, social relations, breakup, interracial relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, september 11 2001
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100%
 5.3
 479
Whirlwind (2007)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A hot, young and charming man with ulterior motives enters the lives of a tight-knit group of gay men in New York City and at first adds excitement and intrigue to their group, but events soon spiral out of control as he deliberately attempts to ...
Style: emotional, realistic, psychological, captivating, sexy ...
Plot: friendship, infidelity, gay, couples, lifestyle, unfulfillment, gender, manipulation, emotionless, breakup, thirtysomething life, gay relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.6
 910
Like a Brother (2005)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 54 min.
Story: Sebastien is a small town boy who moves to Paris and begins to explore the gay night life there. When a friend from back home calls to announce he's coming to Paris, Sebastien confronts some unrequited feelings
Style: homoerotic, touching, serious, realistic, emotional ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: gay, gay sex, erection, friendship, youth, male friendship, friendship between men, gay relationship, lifestyle, fish out of water, love and romance, aspiring actor ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: france, paris france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 3.7
 473
Wrecked (2009)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 73 min.
Story: An edgy drama about a gay teen's tumultuous decent into drugs and anonymous sex, Wrecked smashes cinematic taboos while it spins its cautionary tale. Ryan is an earnest 18-year-old trying to develop a career as an actor and getting his life on ...
Style: sincere, touching, serious, suspense, gloomy ...
Plot: group sex, love triangle, impossible love, youth, threesome, love and romance, nudity (full frontal - brief), unfulfillment, gay sex, drugs/alcohol, sex, gay ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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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, cult film
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: friendship, addiction, overdose, hiv, gay romance, opposites attract, lifestyle, introspection, destructive relationship, looking for love, drug abuse, couple relations ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
I Dreamt Under the Water (2008)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Antoine, a handsome boy in his 20s, falls for a straight best friend who does not reciprocate, and being a junkie exits the film quite early. Enter a girl, who seems to make him happy again, after he has tried living as a rent boy with men, having ...
Style: sexy, touching, serious, realistic, sexual
Plot: unrequited love, prostitute, transsexual, lifestyle, love triangle, nightlife, self discovery, sexual relations, couples, life is a bitch, youth, romance ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, year 1999, 1990s
Place: paris france, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Getting Go, the Go Doc Project (2013)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Too shy to make a proper introduction, a recent college grad devises to shoot a documentary about the NYC nightlife scene in order to meet the go-go guy he’s cyber-obsessed with.
Style: realistic, psychological, rough, captivating, sexy ...
Plot: gay, gay relationship, nightlife, obsession, strong sexual content, filmmaking, go go dancer, gender, gay sex, urban, gays and lesbians, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 3.7
 480
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, sexual ...
Audience: teens
Plot: college, romance, couples, coming out, student life, youth, gender, gay relationship, love triangle, beach, school, brother brother relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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The Graffiti Artist (2004)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Adrift in the lush, nocturnal urban landscape of THE GRAFFITI ARTIST, Nick (Ruben Bansie-Snellman) is a post-modern urban hero asserting his anarchistic agenda on the endless maze of virgin exterior walls that comprise downtown Seattle and Portland. ...
Style: atmospheric, sincere, serious, realistic, contemplative
Plot: street kid, youth, teenage life, social differences, rebellion, juvenile delinquency, lifestyle, rebelliousness, friendship, drug abuse, life is a bitch, society ...
Time: contemporary
Place: seattle, usa, seattle washington, oregon, washington state ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 5.6
 2K
Sugar (2004)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Canada
Duration: 78 min.
Story: Cliff has just turned 18 and his little sister has a gift for him: booze, a joint, a subway token and the command to have sex. Heading out on the town, Cliff finds friendship -- and more -- in the person of a young hustler named Butch. But ...
Style: sentimental, sincere, touching, serious, realistic ...
Plot: gay teenager, gay, coming of age, coming out, friendship, self discovery, fall in love, teenage life, lifestyle, drug abuse, romance, society ...
Time: contemporary
Place: canada, toronto ontario canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Regarding Billy (2005)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: After Billy's parents are killed he moves home to care for his little brother Johnny, who is mentally challenged. Together the two struggle through the loss of their parents. Meanwhile, Billy's best friend from childhood, Dean, has moved ...
Style: touching, emotional, realistic, serious, sexual ...
Plot: family relations, friendship, gender, best friends, youth, love and romance, family problems, disability, couples, death in the family, homecoming, gender bending ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, iraq, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 5.5
 849
Amphetamine (2010)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Openly gay banker Daniel debates whether to return to Australia or stay in Hong Kong when he meets Kafka, a straight swimming instructor. The young men fall in love, believing that their love can bridge anything, despite their difference in ...
Style: realistic, captivating, emotional, psychological, serious ...
Plot: drug abuse, gay, love affair, haunted by the past, self discovery, addiction, tragic love, gender, life is a bitch, couples, destiny, romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: hong kong, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
Race You to the Bottom (2005)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 73 min.
Story: Nathan and Maggie are in the throes of a passionate affair. They're young, good-looking, and both have boyfriends. When Nathan is assigned to write a travel article on romantic hot-spots in Napa Valley, these unconventional lovers test the ...
Style: realistic, serious, sincere, touching, sexy ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: infidelity, self discovery, love affair, love triangle, on the road, destructive relationship, couples, journalism, youth, lifestyle, young lovers, romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, california, los angeles, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
Between Love & Goodbye (2008)
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A modern gay drama about falling in and out of love, and the rocky road in between.
Style: realistic, serious, sexy, sincere, sexual
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: gays and lesbians, gay, coming out, transsexual, couples, gender, love and romance, manipulation, breakup, family relations, looking for love, fall in love ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
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 pornography, fall in love, self discovery, youth, couples, friendship, teenage life, couple relations, prostitute, gay, coming of age ...
Time: 90s
Place: california, usa, santa monica california, southern california, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
Just a Question of Love (2000)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 88 min.
Story: After his gay cousin dies from hepatitis, young Laurent, who lives with his best friend Carole, falls in love with Cedric, a plant scientist. He's afraid to inform his conservative parents that he is gay.
Style: realistic, serious, emotional, touching, disturbing ...
Audience: teens
Plot: gay, coming out, gays and lesbians, homosexuality, gay slur, gay relationship, gay sex, fall in love, gay love, couples, love and romance, lgbt ...
Time: 90s
Place: france, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
A Good Day to Be Black & Sexy (2008)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A between-the-sheets peek at Black Love and Sexuality
Style: humorous, sincere, sexy, realistic, semi serious ...
Plot: youth, society, lifestyle, love and romance, teenage life, sexual relations, couples, romance, artists and showbiz, gender, loss of virginity, profanity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 5.5
 556
Arizona Sky (2008)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Jake and Kyle are two boys who grew up together in rural Arizona. They are best friends, and they begin to take their relationship to the next level when Jake's father moves him and his family away to California. Jake and Kyle can never forget ...
Style: realistic, psychological, captivating, emotional, sexy ...
Plot: desert, small town, reunion, friendship, homecoming, romance, friends, lifestyle, life is a bitch, gender, gay, homosexual ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: arizona, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
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 5.5
 2K
Redwoods (2009)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Both original and incredibly romantic, Redwoods tells the story of an already-partnered man whose love is tested when a mysterious drifter passes through his small Northern California town.
Style: realistic, touching, emotional, serious, sexy ...
Plot: gay, gay relationship, couples, romance, gays and lesbians, love affair, friendship, road not taken, family problems, breakup, lifestyle, love and romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, northern california
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
The Toilers and the Wayfarers (1995)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 76 min.
Story: Phillip and Dieter nearly suffocate hiding their sexual identity in the face of puritanical small town values. Joined by a mysterious German relative, the three misfits escape to the big city searching for a place to belong.
Style: touching, rough, sexual, sincere, sexy ...
Plot: coming out, immigrants, runaway, gay teenager, friends, family relations, coming of age, life is a bitch, best friends, gays and lesbians, lifestyle, survival ...
Time: 90s
Place: minnesota, usa, minneapolis minnesota
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
Keep the Lights On (2012)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: An emotionally and sexually charged journey through the love, addiction, and friendship of two men. Documentary filmmaker Erik and closeted lawyer Paul meet through a casual encounter, but they find a deeper connection and become a couple. ...
Style: sincere, emotional, touching, serious, realistic
Plot: gay, gays and lesbians, coming out, addiction, coping, romance, workaholic, lgbt, couple relations, open relationship, phone sex, infidelity ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, year 2006, year 2003, year 2000 ...
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
 7.0
 3K
Romeos (2011)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Germany
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Lukas, 20, is a prisoner in his own body. As a pre-op transgendered person, he is constantly finding himself trapped in uncomfortable, compromising positions. His best friend, Ine introduces him to the gay scene in Cologne where he meets the ...
Style: sincere, emotional, touching, serious, realistic ...
Plot: transsexual, gay couple, gay, gender bending, gender, self discovery, lifestyle, love affair, best friends, youth, adolescence vs adulthood, secret ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: germany, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
 5.5
 408
Rolling (2007)
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A med student, a teenage runaway, a lawyer, a drag queen, a high school basketball player, a drug dealer, and a teacher all cross paths in the Ecstasy-riddled L.A. underground party scene. Rolling is a turbulent journey that takes a tough yet ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, captivating, humorous
Plot: drug abuse, rave, lifestyle, nightlife, juvenile delinquency, society, drug dealing, social misfits, youth, city life, addiction, life is a bitch ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
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 6.7
 3K
Strapped (2010)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A routine trick propels a tall, dark, cynical hustler into a series of life-changing encounters in this drama. But this amicable and sexually efficient rent boy begins to look at himself differently when he finds himself lost in a maze-like ...
Style: realistic, psychological, sentimental, captivating, sexy ...
Plot: sex addict, gay, prostitute, gays and lesbians, prostitution, apartment building, sexual relations, couples, changing lives, sexual perversion, obsession, gender ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
Bad Boy Street (2012)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Two men embark on an unconventional romance in Todd Verow's sexy Parisian-set drama. Claude finds a young man passed out in the street and, taking pity on him, decides to take him to his apartment to safely sleep. Awakening the next morning, ...
Style: realistic, serious, captivating, sincere, queer cinema ...
Plot: gay relationship, closeted gay, older man younger man relationship, gay, couples, gays and lesbians, unlikely couple, true love, haunted by the past, riddles and clues, destructive relationship, love and romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
 6.4
 1K
Watercolors (2008)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Carter, a troubled teen stays with a friend of his dads and starts flirting with her son Danny. After the weekend school returns, however Carter a school jock tells Danny he does not want to be seen with him at school. Their relationship grows ...
Style: touching, sincere, serious, emotional, sexual ...
Plot: gay teenager, gay, gay sex, coming out, teenage love, love and romance, gay student, lifestyle, sexuality, drug use, opposites attract, gays and lesbians ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
 5.1
 227
Smokers Only (2001)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Argentina
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A suicidal young singer named Reni (Cecilia Bengolea) is about to get kicked out of her band when she meets a male gigolo, Andres (Leonardo Brezicki), at an ATM after he picks her pocket. They begin an affair, and she decides to become a hooker so ...
Style: realistic, serious, captivating, suspenseful, sexy ...
Plot: male prostitute, gay interest, lifestyle, love affair, destructive relationship, nightlife, couples, love and romance, musician's life, romance, sexual relations, aspiring singer ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: latin america, argentina
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
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: humorous, touching, semi serious, realistic, sexy ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: hollywood, prostitute, transsexual, gender, lifestyle, romance, transvestism, love and romance, actor's life, artists and showbiz, gender bending, fall in love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, france, california, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
An Angel Named Billy (2007)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Mark Anderson, a recent stroke victim who is frail and weak. Also, his best friend Thomas, a classic over the hill drag queen desperate for love and happiness. Mark and Thomas have a master plan, to find Mark's son, James Anderson the love of ...
Style: sentimental, emotional, touching, serious, realistic ...
Plot: forbidden love, coming out, best friends, female impersonator, true love, looking for love, teenage life, fall in love, gender bending, parents and children, youth, love and romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
 4.9
 650
Denied (2004)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Canada
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Troy, a former high school team captain, was used to living with everything thrown at his feet. Things get a little rocky when Troy's love for his slacker best friend Merrick also becomes a personal inner struggle. His affair with Merrick ...
Style: emotional, semi serious, realistic, captivating, gloomy
Plot: coming out, best friend, unrequited love, teenage love, lifestyle, society, youth, social relations, unfulfilled love, high school, homosexuality, friendship ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%