Movies like Stonewall 1995

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Stonewall (1995)
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Stonewall (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A group of homosexual people try to live with dignity and self-respect while events build to the opening battle in the major gay rights movement.
Style: tense, serious, touching, sincere, realistic, atmospheric, offbeat, disturbing, based on true events, intense ...
Plot: gay, homosexuality, gays and lesbians, gay pride, drag, raid, transvestism, police raid, friendship, gender, politics, fighting the system, urban, against the odds, against the rules, self discovery, injustice, life is a bitch, friends, hopes, society, lesbian, fall in love, city life, death ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, year 1969, 1960s
Place: new york, usa, greenwich village manhattan new york city, manhattan new york city, new jersey, ireland

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, touching, melancholic and semi serious films with plots about gay, gender, friendship, gays and lesbians, drinking, mentor and homosexuality mostly in Drama, Romance and Comedy genres. Some movies like Stonewall: Beautiful Thing (1996), Love! Valour! Compassion! (1997), Torch Song Trilogy (1988), Get Real (1998), Longtime Companion (1989). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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, realistic, sincere, semi serious, gloomy ...
Audience: teens
Plot: coming out, homosexuality, gays and lesbians, coming of age, gay, friendship, single mother, single parent, child abuse, sexual attraction, homosexual, hippie ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: england, london, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
Love! Valour! Compassion! (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Gregory invites seven friends to spend the summer at his large, secluded 19th-century home in upstate New York. The seven are: Bobby, Gregory's "significant other," who is blind but who loves to explore the home's garden using ...
Style: touching, realistic, witty, clever, semi serious ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: aids, gay, friendship, countryside, ballet, rehearsal, gays and lesbians, lgbt, hiv, romance, gender, friends ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new york, usa, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
89%
Torch Song Trilogy (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A very personal story that is both funny and poignant, TORCH SONG TRILOGY chronicles a New Yorker's search for love, respect and tradition in a world that seems not especially made for him.
Style: touching, talky, humorous, semi serious, sentimental ...
Plot: transvestism, gays and lesbians, homosexuality, gay, hate crime, female impersonator, dishonesty, romance, love and romance, youth, couples, family relations ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, usa, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
88%
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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: realistic, touching, sincere, semi serious, sentimental ...
Audience: teens
Plot: coming out, gay, coming of age, gays and lesbians, friendship, high school, romance, fall in love, teenage life, gender, friends, hopes ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: england, europe, britain
⇓ similarity ⇓
84%
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Longtime Companion (1989)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Longtime Companion follows the lives of a small circle of friends from the first mention of the disease in the New York Times in 1981. First referred to as "Gay-Related-Immune-Disorder," we watch the effect of the disease as it devastates ...
Style: touching, emotional, realistic, serious, clever ...
Plot: aids, gay, friendship, gays and lesbians, hiv, lgbt, terminal illness, artists and showbiz, gender, life is a bitch, friends, love and romance ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: new york, usa, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
My Beautiful Laundrette (1985)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A British-Pakistani man renovates a rundown laundrette with his male lover while dealing with drama within his family, the local Pakistani community, and a persistent mob of skinheads.
Style: semi serious, clever, realistic, sincere, touching ...
Plot: gays and lesbians, society, racism, laundry, gay, british, immigrants, culture clash, romance, fall in love, immigration, lesbian ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: england, london, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
Breakfast on Pluto (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Ireland, UK
Duration: 128 min.
Story: In the 1970s, a foundling lad, Patrick "Kitten" Braden, comes of age by leaving his Irish town for London, in part to look for his mother and in part because his trans-gender nature is beyond the town's understanding.
Style: surreal, stylized, serious, touching, realistic ...
Plot: transvestism, gender bending, gays and lesbians, gay, irish, cross dressing, terrorism, ira, funeral, priest, rape, bomb ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 70s
Place: ireland, england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
 7.4
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Big Eden (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 117 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: semi serious, feel good, touching, realistic, humorous ...
Plot: coming out, gay, small town, friendship, gays and lesbians, gay relationship, native american, store, romance, lesbian, lgbt, artists and showbiz ...
Time: 90s
Place: montana, usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
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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, semi serious, sexual, touching, sentimental ...
Audience: teens
Plot: coming of age, gay, gays and lesbians, high school, friendship, summer, amusement park, homosexuality, coming out, small town, strong sexual content, fall in love ...
Time: 80s, year 1984
Place: ohio, usa, midwest, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
A Home at the End of the World (2004)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Three friends form a bond over the year, Johnathan is gay, Clare is straight and Bobby is neither, instead he loves the people he loves. As their lives go on there is tension and tears which culminate in a strong yet fragile friendship between the ...
Style: touching, serious, sexual, sincere, realistic ...
Plot: aids, gay, gays and lesbians, bisexual, tantrum, friendship, self discovery, love triangle, pregnancy, rock, fall in love, romance ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 80s, year 1967, 1960s
Place: ohio, new york, usa, cleveland ohio, greenwich village manhattan new york city ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
But I'm a Cheerleader (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Megan is an all-American girl. A cheerleader. She has a boyfriend. But Megan doesn't like kissing her boyfriend very much. And she's pretty touchy with her cheerleader friends. Her conservative parents worry that she must be a lesbian and ...
Style: semi serious, feel good, clever, realistic, humorous ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: coming out, lesbian, friendship, gays and lesbians, cheerleader, cheerleading, friends, closeted homosexual, gay teenager, love and romance, camp, homosexuality ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
The Velocity of Gary (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Gary is in love with Valentino. So is Mary Carmen. Their life changes when Valentino is hit with a deadly disease and is slowly dying in their hands. They tear each other off to end up re-uniting upon their love for the same man.
Style: semi serious, realistic, sincere, touching, humorous ...
Plot: gays and lesbians, coming out, love triangle, romance, gender, love and romance, couples, twentysomething life, life is a bitch, friends, gay, death ...
Time: 90s
Place: manhattan new york city, new york, grand central station manhattan new york city, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
Strawberry and Chocolate (1993)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Cuba, Mexico, Spain, USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Havana, Cuba, 1979. Flamboyantly gay artist Diego (Jorge Perugorría) attempts to seduce the straight and strait-laced David, an idealistic young communist, and fails dismally. But David conspires to become friends with Diego so he can monitor the ...
Style: realistic, touching, sincere, semi serious, clever ...
Plot: communism, gay, friendship, gays and lesbians, politics, homosexuality, artist, human nature, student, lgbt, male friendship, love affair ...
Time: 90s, year 1979
Place: cuba, havana cuba, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
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The Bubble (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Israel
Duration: 117 min.
Story: The movie follows a group of young friends in the city of Tel Aviv and is as much a love song to the city as it is an exploration of the claim that people in Tel Aviv are isolated from the rest of the country and the turmoil it's going through. ...
Style: serious, sincere, realistic, emotional, touching
Plot: gays and lesbians, gay, friendship, homosexual, rave, roommate, romance, tragic love, urban, twentysomething life, gender, friends ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: israel, middle east, tel aviv israel, jordan, jerusalem
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
The Normal Heart (2014)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 132 min.
Story: The story of the onset of the HIV-AIDS crisis in New York City in the early 1980s, taking an unflinching look at the nation's sexual politics as gay activists and their allies in the medical community fight to expose the truth about the ...
Style: emotional, sincere, touching, realistic, talky ...
Plot: gays and lesbians, aids, homosexual, terminal illness, gay, life is a bitch, couple relations, epidemic, friendship, plague, homosexuality, seduction ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, year 1981, year 1982, year 1983
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, washington d.c., yale university
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
The Last Straight Man (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Lewis is a closeted gay man throwing a bachelor party for his straight best friend and secret crush, Cooper. After a night of drunken sex together, the two men decide to meet in the same hotel suite on the same night each year to hook up and catch ...
Style: touching, semi serious, realistic
Plot: friendship, gays and lesbians, gay, hotel, closeted homosexual, gay relationship, coming out, drugs/alcohol, lovers reunited, romance, sexuality, in the closet ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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: witty, semi serious, clever, realistic, sentimental ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: gays and lesbians, gay, friendship, aids, drugs/alcohol, couple relations, roommate, male friendship, lesbian relationship, gay relationship, hollywood, romance ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: california, usa, idaho, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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Slutty Summer (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Hunky writer Markus returns home to find his boyfriend of four years naked with another man. Newly single, he begins waiting tables at a swinging Chelsea hotspot where the indelible supporting cast of co-workers offers conflicting directions on the ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, sexual, realistic, witty ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: gays and lesbians, restaurant, friendship, infidelity, unlikely couple, romance, urban, lgbt, homosexuality, womanizer, opposites attract, looking for love ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new york, usa, virginia
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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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: realistic, emotional, serious, touching, feel good ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: coming out, gay, gays and lesbians, neighbor, promiscuity, mormon, self discovery, romance, bet, coming of age, strong sexual content, culture clash ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, idaho, usa, salt lake city utah, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
The Object of My Affection (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: A pregnant New York social worker begins to develop romantic feelings for her gay best friend, and decides she'd rather raise her child with him, much to the dismay of her overbearing boyfriend.
Style: touching, humorous, semi serious, realistic, sentimental ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: friendship, gays and lesbians, blind date, falling in love, pregnancy, love, romance, fall in love, looking for love, love triangle, gender, friends ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa, new york state
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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Beginners (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A young man is rocked by two announcements from his elderly father: that he has terminal cancer, and that he has a young male lover.
Style: touching, realistic, offbeat, sincere, clever ...
Plot: coming out, cancer, gay, father son relationship, terminal illness, secret, gay father, self discovery, artist, actress, dying, french ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1955, year 1971, year 2003 ...
Place: california, usa, los angeles, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
The Boys in the Band (1970)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: A witty, perceptive and devastating look at the personal agendas and suppressed revelations swirling among a group of gay men in Manhattan. Harold is celebrating a birthday, and his friend Michael has drafted some other friends to help commemorate ...
Style: realistic, witty, semi serious, cynical, talky ...
Plot: gays and lesbians, gay, homosexuality, friendship, farce, gender, friends, introspection, coming out, thirtysomething life, love and romance, drinking ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, year 1968
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 6.0
 10K
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, biting, realistic, flamboyance ...
Audience: teens
Plot: coming out, gay, high school, gays and lesbians, friends, friendship, mormon, best friend, lgbt teen, lgbt, high school life, gender ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s
Place: usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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To Wong Foo Thanks for Everything, Julie Newmar (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Three New York drag queens on their way to Hollywood for a beauty pageant get stranded in a small Midwestern town for the entire weekend when their car breaks down. While waiting for parts for their Cadillac convertible, the flamboyant trio shows ...
Style: road movie, semi serious, humorous, realistic, feel good ...
Plot: transvestism, cross dressing, small town, gay, friendship, on the road, gender bending, culture clash, gays and lesbians, travel, social relations, gender ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, cross country, new york, nebraska, california ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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: clever, talky, realistic, semi serious, touching ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: lesbian, friendship, bisexual, romance, fall in love, gays and lesbians, gay relationship, couple relations, looking for love, singleness, gender, friends ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 6.4
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Head On (1998)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Australia
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Nineteen-year-old Ari confronts both his sexuality and his Greek family. Ari despises his once-beloved parents, former radical activists, for having entombed themselves in insular tradition. Ari is obsessed with gay sex, although he does make an ...
Style: serious, sincere, realistic, touching, sexual ...
Audience: teens
Plot: gay, bisexuality, drug abuse, friendship, coming out, racism, unemployment, coming of age, family life, gays and lesbians, human nature, sexual relations ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: australia, melbourne
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 7.6
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Weekend (2011)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 97 min.
Story: After a drunken house party with his straight mates, Russell heads out to a gay club. Just before closing time he picks up Glen but what's expected to be just a one-night stand becomes something else, something special.
Style: realistic, touching, sincere, serious, talky ...
Plot: gay relationship, gays and lesbians, gay love, homosexuality, gay, coming out, weekend, homosexual, drugs/alcohol, realism, gender, one-night stand ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 7.3
 123K
Chasing Amy (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Holden and Banky are comic book artists. Everything is going good for them until they meet Alyssa, also a comic book artist. Holden falls for her, but his hopes are crushed when he finds out she's a lesbian.
Style: clever, talky, realistic, witty, touching ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: lesbian, sexuality, menage a trois, bisexuality, romance, hockey, sexual exploration, jealousy, opposites attract, self discovery, love of one's life, best friend ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: new jersey, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Moscow on the Hudson (1984)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: A Russian circus visits the US. A clown wants to defect, but doesn't have the nerve. His saxophone playing friend however comes to the decision to defect in the middle of Bloomingdales. He is befriended by the black security guard and falls in ...
Style: touching, realistic, sentimental, humorous, semi serious ...
Plot: american dream, friendship, culture clash, immigrants, fish out of water, kgb, musician's life, urban, music, hopes, misfit, friends ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, russia, manhattan new york city, moscow russia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Alive and Kicking (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A passionately committed young dancer is forced to re-examine his career and life when faced with death, finding hope through an older man who becomes his lover, mentor and companion.
Style: sentimental, semi serious, touching, realistic, clever ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: friendship, pregnancy, romance, fall in love, gays and lesbians, human nature, couple relations, singleness, teenage love, coming out, lovers reunited, gay ...
Time: 90s
Place: greece, athens greece, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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