Movies like Stonewall 1995

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Stonewall (1995)
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Stonewall
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: touching, tense, serious, sincere, realistic, atmospheric, intense, offbeat, disturbing, melancholic ...
Plot: gay, homosexuality, friendship, lesbian, death, brutality, fighting the system, justice, male nudity, violence, urban, against the odds, life philosophy, gays and lesbians, mentor, aids, pornography, stereotypes, cross dressing, against the rules, women, adaptation, corruption, self discovery, gender ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, year 1969, 1960s
Place: new york, usa, new jersey, greenwich village manhattan new york city, manhattan new york city, ireland
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Torch Song Trilogy
Comedy, Drama, Romance
USA
120 min.
 7.7
Get Real
Comedy, Drama, Romance
UK
108 min.
 7.6
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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, melancholic, touching and semi serious films with plots about mentor, relationships, dialogue, stereotypes, catastrophe, love and romance and unlikely friendships mostly in Romance, Drama and Comedy genres. Some movies like Stonewall: Love! Valour! Compassion! (1997), Edge of Seventeen (1998), My Beautiful Laundrette (1985), Torch Song Trilogy (1988), Go Fish (1994). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Love! Valour! Compassion!
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, sentimental, witty, semi serious ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: friendship, gay, aids, male nudity, homosexuality, gays and lesbians, relationships, stereotypes, unlikely friendships, countryside, death, loneliness ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new york, usa, england
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Edge of Seventeen
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, touching, semi serious, sentimental ...
Audience: teens
Plot: coming of age, gay, homosexuality, high school, small town, friendship, adolescence, lesbian, teenager, strong sexual content, male nudity, drinking ...
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Place: ohio, usa, new jersey, midwest
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My Beautiful Laundrette
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: clever, semi serious, realistic, sincere, touching ...
Plot: immigrants, gay, culture clash, romance, racism, british, homosexuality, prejudice, politics, society, working class, fall in love ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: england, london, europe
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System:   77%
    User:   72%
 
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Torch Song Trilogy
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, sentimental, semi serious ...
Plot: homosexuality, gay, gays and lesbians, transvestism, adoption, relationships, aids, love, love story, tragedy, lesbian, romance ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, usa, san francisco
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System:   76%
    User:   70%
 
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Go Fish
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: clever, witty, sexual, semi serious, feel good ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: homosexuality, lesbian, fall in love, women, relationships, gay, gays and lesbians, romance, unlikely couple, pornography, love story, stereotypes ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa
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The Object of My Affection
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, sentimental, semi serious, humorous, romantic ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: friendship, romance, love, pregnancy, gay, homosexuality, fall in love, relationships, love story, happy ending, wedding, stereotypes ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa, new york state
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Strawberry and Chocolate
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: touching, realistic, semi serious, sincere, clever ...
Plot: friendship, gay, communism, homosexuality, politics, artist, drinking, art, revolution, human nature, male nudity, unlikely friendships ...
Time: 90s, year 1979
Place: cuba, latin america, havana cuba
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    User:   67%
 
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Get Real
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, sentimental, sincere, semi serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: coming of age, gay, romance, high school, friendship, homosexuality, adolescence, bullying, school, sexuality, male nudity, coming out ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: england, europe, britain
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   63%
    User:   51%
 
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Big Eden
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: touching, semi serious, feel good, realistic, humorous ...
Plot: small town, gay, friendship, romance, homosexuality, love story, self discovery, relationships, stereotypes, lesbian, store, race issues ...
Time: 90s
Place: montana, usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   63%
    User:   67%
 
Beautiful Thing
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, semi serious, sincere, romantic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: coming of age, gay, homosexuality, friendship, self discovery, sexuality, coming out, working class, male nudity, dysfunctional family, love story, relationships ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: england, london, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   62%
    User:   68%
 
Alive and Kicking
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, touching, semi serious, realistic, sexy ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: romance, gay, dance, dancing, fall in love, love story, love, hospital, death, aids, gays and lesbians, relationships ...
Time: 90s
Place: london, athens greece, greece
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   61%
    User:   56%
 
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Latter Days
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, touching, emotional, serious, feel good ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: romance, gay, culture clash, aids, coming out, religion, homosexuality, strong sexual content, coming of age, christian, love story, christianity ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, idaho, usa, new jersey, salt lake city utah
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   59%
    User:   68%
 
The Velocity of Gary
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, sexual ...
Plot: gay, death, aids, gays and lesbians, sex, romance, coming out, violence, relationships, love, gender, pornography ...
Time: 90s
Place: new jersey, manhattan new york city, new york, grand central station manhattan new york city
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System:   56%
    User:   65%
 
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Moonlight and Valentino
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Four women who discover untapped strength within themselves when they finally let go of what divides them
Style: touching, sentimental, semi serious, realistic, sincere ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: romance, friendship, crumbling marriage, college, relationships, women, life philosophy, dealing with death, nudity (topless - notable), starting over, death, sisters ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   55%
    User:   45%
 
I Like It Like That
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Lisette and husband Chino face marital difficulties. She is fed up with the kids, while he has job troubles. His mother Rosaria hates Lisette and the neighborhood tramp has designs on Chino. Things get even worse when Chino goes to jail and Lisette ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, touching, feel good ...
Plot: nothing goes right, urban, city life, romance, family life, vampire human love, single parent, loneliness, crumbling marriage, feminism, starting over, drinking ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa, new jersey, bronx new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   53%
    User:   53%
 
Living Out Loud
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Dramatic comedy about two unlikely people who find each other while looking for love. Judith Nelson (Holly Hunter) is suddenly single after discovering her husband of fifteen years, a successful doctor (Martin Donovan), has been having an affair ...
Style: clever, realistic, touching, semi serious, talky ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: divorce, loneliness, starting over, relationships, human nature, couple relations, life, life philosophy, unlikely friendships, hopes, friendship, dialogue ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new york, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   51%
    User:   48%
 
Waiting to Exhale
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Cheated on, mistreated and stepped on, the women are holding their breath, waiting for the elusive "good man" to break a string of less-than-stellar lovers. Friends and confidants Vannah, Bernie, Glo and Robin talk it all out, determined ...
Style: touching, sexy, semi serious, clever, realistic ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night
Plot: friendship, romance, divorce, adultery, best friends, women, feminism, unlikely friendships, couple relations, suburbs, relationships, stereotypes ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: arizona, usa
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System:   49%
    User:   51%
 
Moscow on the Hudson
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, sentimental, realistic, semi serious, humorous ...
Plot: immigrants, friendship, culture clash, writer's life, freedom, american dream, shopping, urban, musician's life, capitalism, cold war, russian ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: new york, russia, usa, new jersey, manhattan new york city ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   48%
    User:   51%
 
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Chasing Amy
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, witty, realistic, touching ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: lesbian, romance, sexuality, friendship, gay, homosexuality, sex, relationships, opposites attract, love story, dialogue, unlikely friendships ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: new jersey, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   48%
    User:   45%
 
A Home at the End of the World
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, sexual, serious, realistic, sincere ...
Plot: gay, aids, friendship, loneliness, male nudity, rock, fall in love, homosexuality, relationships, love, romance, suburbs ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 80s, 1960s, year 1967
Place: new york, ohio, usa, san francisco, manhattan new york city ...
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System:   47%
    User:   40%
 
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She's the One
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Mickey, a free-spirited New York cabbie, and Francis, a materialistic Wall Street stockbroker, are extremely competitive and confused about women as a result of their father's influence. Though they disagree about everything, they have one ...
Style: witty, realistic, semi serious, humorous, romantic ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: infidelity, relationships, drugs/alcohol, unlikely couple, ethnic conflict, dialogue driven, dialogue, opposites attract, urban, adultery, writers, irish ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new york, usa, new orleans
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System:   47%
    User:   50%
 
The Broken Hearts Club: A Romantic Comedy
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, clever, semi serious, realistic, talky ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: gay, friendship, aids, lesbian, loneliness, drugs/alcohol, gays and lesbians, drinking, homosexuality, coming of age, stereotypes, relationships ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: california, usa, new jersey, idaho
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System:   47%
    User:   49%
 
But I'm a Cheerleader
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: clever, touching, semi serious, feel good, satirical ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: lesbian, camp, friendship, homosexuality, gay, romance, cheerleading, coming out, cheerleader, high school, gays and lesbians, stereotypes ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   45%
    User:   40%
 
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No Looking Back
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Charlie returns to his old town where he meets his ex-girlfriend again and tries to get her back.
Style: emotional, serious, gloomy, realistic, sentimental ...
Plot: small town, romance, working class, school, starting over, human nature, relationships, introspection, friendship, couple relations, love triangle, character study ...
Time: 90s
Place: new jersey, texas
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System:   45%
    User:   37%
 
Kissing Jessica Stein
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, touching, semi serious ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: lesbian, romance, friendship, gay, sex, jewish, marriage, relationships, fall in love, interracial romance, infidelity, sexuality ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
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System:   44%
    User:   36%
 
Longtime Companion
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, heartbreaking ...
Plot: friendship, aids, gay, homosexuality, death, hospital, drinking, male nudity, politics, gays and lesbians, relationships, unlikely friendships ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: new york, usa, san francisco
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System:   43%
    User:   39%
 
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Brassed Off
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A small Yorkshire mining town is threatened with being shut down and the only hope is for the men to enter their Grimley Colliery Brass Band into a national competition. They believe they have no hope until Gloria appears carrying her Flugelhorn. At ...
Style: touching, emotional, semi serious, humorous, realistic ...
Plot: working class, small town, romance, music band, mining, fighting the system, british, competition, music, political, hospital, drinking ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 18th century
Place: england, london, europe, scotland, yorkshire ...
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System:   43%
    User:   35%
 
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Threesome
Genre: Comedy, Romance, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Eddy and Stuart share two-thirds of a dormitory suite. Due to bureaucratic error, a woman named Alex is added to their room. At first, relations among the three are tense. Soon, however, Alex falls for Eddy, and Stuart lusts after Alex.
Style: semi serious, humorous, sexual, feel good, realistic ...
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: college, friendship, romance, sex, sexuality, gay, coming of age, odd couple, male nudity, fall in love, relationships, buddies ...
Time: 90s, 80s
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System:   42%
    User:   38%
 

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Peter's Friends
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 101 min.
Story: It is New Year's weekend and the friends of Peter (Fry) gather at his newly inherited country house. Ten years ago, they all acted together in a Cambridge University student comedy troupe, but it's less clear how much they have in common ...
Style: witty, sentimental, clever, touching, semi serious ...
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Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: england, london, europe
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Frankie and Johnny
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: When Johnny is released from prison following a forgery charge, he quickly lands a job as a short-order cook at a New York diner. Following a brief fling with waitress Cora, Frankie develops an attraction for Cora's friend and fellow waitress ...
Style: talky, sentimental, touching, semi serious, feel good ...
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Time: 90s
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