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: touching, tense, sincere, atmospheric, offbeat, serious, realistic, disturbing, based on true events, intense ...
Plot: gay, friendship, homosexuality, politics, gender, transvestism, police raid, raid, drag, gay pride, gays and lesbians, friends, fighting the system, injustice, life is a bitch, self discovery, against the odds, fall in love, against the rules, hopes, society, urban, city life, lesbian, death ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s, year 1969
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, greenwich village 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 sexy films with plots about mentor, relationships, pornography, friendship, gay, love and male nudity mostly in Romance, Drama and Comedy genres. Some movies like Stonewall: Get Real (1998), Beautiful Thing (1996), Latter Days (2003), Love! Valour! Compassion! (1997), The Velocity of Gary (1998). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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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, emotional ...
Audience: teens
Plot: gay, coming out, coming of age, teenage life, friendship, gender, romance, youth, fall in love, lifestyle, gays and lesbians, high school life ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: england, europe, britain, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
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, sexuality, friendship, teenage love, lgbt, gays and lesbians, teenager, coming of age, self discovery, homosexual ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: london, england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
91%
 7.1
 16K
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, sentimental, romantic, disturbing, humorous ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: gay, coming out, homosexuality, gays and lesbians, self discovery, romance, culture clash, lgbt, fall in love, opposites attract, couples, gender ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, idaho, usa, salt lake city utah, new jersey ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
87%
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, sentimental, witty, realistic, feel good ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: aids, friendship, gay, rehearsal, ballet, countryside, gays and lesbians, couple relations, romance, love and romance, fall in love, friends ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new york, usa, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
86%
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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: sincere, humorous, semi serious, realistic, captivating ...
Plot: love triangle, coming out, gays and lesbians, friends, couples, twentysomething life, love and romance, romance, life is a bitch, lifestyle, gender, gay ...
Time: 90s
Place: grand central station manhattan new york city, manhattan new york city, new york, new jersey, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
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, touching, sincere, sentimental, serious ...
Plot: transvestism, gender bending, irish, gay, dysfunctional family, self discovery, social relations, lgbt, gays and lesbians, hopes, gay slur, gender ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 70s
Place: ireland, england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
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, touching, sincere, humorous ...
Audience: teens
Plot: coming of age, gay, high school, friendship, lgbt teen, coming out, summer, amusement park, gays and lesbians, lgbt, homosexuality, small town ...
Time: 80s, year 1984
Place: ohio, usa, midwest, new jersey, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
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, realistic, emotional, sentimental, clever ...
Plot: aids, friendship, gay, friends, couples, gender, lifestyle, love and romance, unfulfillment, artists and showbiz, writer's life, life is a bitch ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, new york, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
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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: clever, touching, humorous, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: coming out, lesbian, cheerleading, cheerleader, friendship, gays and lesbians, gay, closeted homosexual, graduation, friends, love and romance, camp ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
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, touching, serious, sincere, thought provoking ...
Plot: gay, gays and lesbians, terminal illness, aids, life is a bitch, friendship, homosexual, protest, fear, epidemic, prejudice, sexuality ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, year 1981, year 1983, year 1982
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, yale university, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
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, sincere, clever, realistic, gloomy ...
Plot: society, gays and lesbians, racism, laundry, culture clash, immigrants, romance, gay, british, social misfits, opposites attract, gender ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: england, london, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
 7.4
 4K
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: touching, sentimental, feel good, realistic, humorous ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: coming out, small town, gay, friendship, store, gay relationship, native american, gays and lesbians, romance, looking for love, unfulfilled love, couple relations ...
Time: 90s
Place: montana, usa, new york, london, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
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, touching, sincere, clever, humorous ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: gay, friendship, pregnancy, romance, unfulfillment, gays and lesbians, twentysomething life, couple relations, artists and showbiz, singleness, fall in love, love and romance ...
Time: 90s
Place: greece, athens greece, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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: touching, realistic, clever, sincere, semi serious ...
Plot: communism, friendship, gay, politics, homosexuality, gays and lesbians, platonic, gem, gender, human nature, friends, love affair ...
Time: 90s, year 1979
Place: cuba, havana cuba, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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, clever, semi serious, humorous, talky ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: aids, friendship, gay, gays and lesbians, couples, looking for love, yuppie, friends, youth, hollywood, infidelity, gender ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 2000s
Place: california, usa, idaho, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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, sentimental, semi serious ...
Plot: transvestism, homosexuality, gays and lesbians, gay, dishonesty, couples, gender bending, true love, youth, family relations, gender, parents and children ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, usa, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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: sentimental, touching, realistic, offbeat, humorous ...
Plot: american dream, culture clash, friendship, fish out of water, kgb, immigrants, self discovery, disorder, musician's life, friends, hopes, fall in love ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, russia, harlem manhattan new york city, moscow russia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
New York, I Love You (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: New York, I Love You delves into the intimate lives of New Yorkers as they grapple with, delight in and search for love. Journey from the Diamond District in the heart of Manhattan, through Chinatown and the Upper East Side, towards the Village, ...
Style: talky, realistic, sexy, atmospheric, feel good ...
Audience: date night
Plot: romance, couple relations, city life, fall in love, lifestyle, young lovers, couples, looking for love, young people, old love, love affair, first love ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, empire state building manhattan new york city, manhattan new york city, paris france ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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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, sexual, realistic, serious, sincere ...
Plot: aids, gay, friendship, love triangle, pregnancy, self discovery, bisexual, tantrum, gays and lesbians, lgbt, friends, rock ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 60s, year 1967, 1960s
Place: ohio, usa, new york, woodstock, phoenix arizona ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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 4K
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: realistic, touching, serious, sincere, sexual ...
Audience: teens
Plot: gay, drug abuse, coming out, unemployment, racism, friendship, bisexuality, coming of age, friends, family relations, gender, society ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: melbourne, australia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 7.2
 83K
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, sincere, sentimental, emotional, sad ...
Plot: coming out, gay, terminal illness, cancer, father son relationship, lgbt, gay father, secret, dying, grief, self discovery, couple relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1955, year 1971, year 2003 ...
Place: california, los angeles, usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 7.5
 9K
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: realistic, touching, witty, feel good, semi serious ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: coming out, lesbian, lesbian relationship, hospital, pregnancy, generation gap, birthday, lgbt, romance, fish out of water, disorder, single parent ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new york, shanghai, shanghai china, china ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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: witty, feel good, realistic, semi serious, humorous ...
Plot: gay, friendship, hollywood, romance, lifestyle, partners, buddies, couples, celebrity culture, artists and showbiz, fall in love, couple relations ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: california, usa, los angeles, indiana, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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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, sentimental, feel good, sweet ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: friendship, pregnancy, gender, fall in love, unfulfilled love, love triangle, convention, gay man straight woman relationship, falling in love, blind date, gays and lesbians, romance ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, new york, new york state
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 7.1
 9K
Priest (1994)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Father Greg Pilkington is torn between his call as a conservative Catholic priest and his secret life as a homosexual with a gay lover, frowned upon by the Church. Upon hearing the confession of a young girl of her incestuous father, Greg enters an ...
Style: touching, realistic, tense, thought provoking, sincere ...
Plot: conservative, sexual abuse, incest, gay, celibacy, liberal, sin, confession, hypocrisy, girl, church, abuse ...
Time: 90s
Place: england, europe, iraq, liverpool
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Who's That Knocking at My Door (1967)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: J.R. is a typical Italian-American on the streets of New York. When he gets involved with a local girl, he decides to get married and settle down, but when he learns that she was once raped, he cannot handle it. More explicitly linked with Catholic ...
Style: talky, touching, realistic, atmospheric, serious ...
Plot: coming of age, friendship, youth, prostitute, hanging, friends, teenage life, buddies, couples, opposites attract, city life, love and romance ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: italy, usa, europe, new york, new jersey ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 7.0
 29K
The Wackness (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Set in New York City in the sweltering summer, The Wackness tells the story of a troubled teenage drug dealer, who trades pot for therapy sessions with a drug-addled psychiatrist. Things get more complicated when he falls for one of his classmates, ...
Style: realistic, humorous, touching, semi serious, dark humor ...
Audience: teens
Plot: marijuana, coming of age, friendship, first love, therapy, doctors and patients, hip hop, love affair, buddies, fall in love, social misfits, misfit ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s, year 1994
Place: usa, new york, new jersey, manhattan new york city, empire state building manhattan new york city ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 7.2
 8K
Trick (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: The misadventures of two young gay men, trying to find a place to be alone, one night in Manhattan. Gabriel, an aspiring writer of Broadway musicals, meets Mark, a muscled stripper, who picks him up on the subway. They spend the night trying to find ...
Style: witty, feel good, touching, realistic, humorous ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: coming out, gay, gays and lesbians, romance, aids, friendship, city life, fall in love, love and romance, nothing goes right, friends, gender ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, new jersey, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 5.1
 824
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: witty, semi serious, humorous, sentimental, sexual ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: restaurant, friendship, infidelity, gays and lesbians, love triangle, friends, opposites attract, coming out, youth, womanizer, computers and web, romance ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new york, usa, virginia
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Touch of Pink (2004)
Genre: Drama, Comedy, Romance
Country: Canada, UK
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A gay Canadian living in London has his perfectly crafted life upset when his devoutly Muslim mother comes to visit.
Style: humorous, feel good, touching, realistic, semi serious ...
Audience: date night
Plot: coming out, gays and lesbians, gay, culture clash, family relations, lifestyle, society, gender, disorder, nothing goes right, immigrants, parents and children ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: kenya, london, europe, england, canada ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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