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It's Only the End of the World (2016)
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It's Only the End of the World (2016)
Original name: Juste la fin du monde
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada, France
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Louis, a terminally ill writer, returns home after a long absence to tell his family that he is dying.
Style: thought provoking, psychological, mind bending, suspenseful, philosophical, art house, visually appealing, queer cinema
Plot: gay, dysfunctional family, lgbt, illness, resentment, lgbtq, gay lead character, marital argument, psychology, parents and children, loneliness, moral dilemma, life philosophy, siblings relations, family relations, lesbian, gay love, childhood memory, estranged brother, mother son reunion, playwright, male homosexuality, taxi, memories, heat wave ...

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out queer cinema, psychological, touching and captivating films with plots about gay, lgbt, gay interest, lgbtq, gay lead character, male nudity and family relations mostly in Drama, Romance and Thriller genres. Some movies like It's Only the End of the World: Mommy (2014), I Killed My Mother (2009), My Fair Son (2005), Little Gay Boy (2013), Shed My Skin (2015). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Mommy (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 139 min.
Story: A peculiar neighbor offers hope to a recent widow who is struggling to raise a teenager who is unpredictable and, sometimes, violent.
Style: melancholic, touching, depressing, emotional, psychological ...
Audience: teens, teen drama
Plot: oedipus complex, dysfunctional family, mentally unstable, incest overtones, single mother, teenager, violence, teenage boy, juvenile delinquent, family relations, mother son relationship, arson ...
Time: year 2015, near future, 2010s, contemporary, 21st century ...
Place: canada, quebec, montreal
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100%
I Killed My Mother (2009)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Canada
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Hubert, a brash 17-year-old, is confused and torn by a love-hate relationship with his mother that consumes him more and more each day. After distressing ordeals and tragic episodes, Hubert will find his mother on the banks of Saint Lawrence river, ...
Style: serious, realistic, sincere, touching, captivating ...
Audience: teens, teen drama
Plot: gay, lgbt, youth, gay son, homosexuality, gay relationship, gay teenager, gay sex, family relations, gay student, gay bashing, domineering mother ...
Place: france, europe
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100%
 4.5
 91
My Fair Son (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: China
Duration: 92 min.
Story: When young art student Ray moves in with his estranged businessman father after years of separation, the two tentatively begin to reconcile their many differences -- including Ray's revelation that he's gay, which his father struggles to ...
Style: psychological, touching, sincere, suspenseful, queer cinema
Plot: gay, dysfunctional family, homosexuality, father son estrangement, single father, father son relationship, homosexual, gay love, gay couple, male homosexuality, lgbt, male male relationship ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
 4.4
 151
Little Gay Boy (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 72 min.
Story: A young gay boy, from his birth to his teenage years, in which he experiments his sexuality and his own boundaries, to the day he finally meets his father.
Style: psychological, captivating, disturbing, avant garde, queer cinema
Plot: lgbt, gay, gay interest, father son relationship, gay love, family problems, desire for fame, lgbtq, gender, gay youth, relationship problems, teenager ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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 6.7
 774
Shed My Skin (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany, Austria
Duration: 87 min.
Story: The adolescent Milan discovers his own suspected homosexuality at the age of 17 and the consequences for him and his family but also the liberation as he understands why he has been so down and rebellious.
Style: suspense, psychological, rough, thought provoking, queer cinema
Plot: gay, gay teenager, teenager, lgbt, suicide attempt, gay interest, parents and children, self discovery, loneliness, acceptance, identity crisis, lgbtq ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
The Boys in the Band (2020)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 121 min.
Story: At a birthday party in 1968 New York, a surprise guest and a drunken game leave seven gay friends reckoning with unspoken feelings and buried truths.
Style: compassionate, realistic, serious, heartbreaking, queer cinema
Plot: gay, lgbt, gay interest, homosexuality, lgbtq, male objectification, friendship, mental health, lifestyle, moral dilemma, society, social problems ...
Time: 60s
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Time to Leave (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Romain, 31, a photographer, learns that a malignancy may kill him within a few months. Decisions: treatment? work? how to tell his lover and his family. He remembers the sea and himself as a child. He stares in the mirror. He's cruel: facing ...
Style: realistic, touching, sincere, talky, serious ...
Plot: gay, lgbt, tumor, photographer, family relations, father son relationship, lgbtq, sibling relationship, siblings relations, couple relations, self discovery, gay lead character ...
Time: contemporary
Place: paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
The Death & Life of John F. Donovan (2018)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada, UK
Duration: 123 min.
Story: A movie star finds his correspondence with an 11-year-old actor exposed, prompting assumptions that begin to destroy his life and career.
Style: melancholic, thought provoking, captivating, rough, bleak ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: gay, lgbt, actor, society, artists and showbiz, fall in love, price of fame, child, relationship vs career, police, redemption, love and romance ...
Time: 80s, 2000s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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 5.2
 118
Ranchlands (2019)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 69 min.
Story: The story of a spiritually scarred man whose life changes forever when he must return to his estranged family to help care for a brother who is suffering from brain cancer. With the help of a spiritually enlightened caregiver, he faces the demons of ...
Style: rough, suspense, suspenseful, touching
Plot: gay, lgbt, homosexual sex, cancer, family secret, romance, brother brother relationship, gay lead character, gay slur, lgbtq, love, homosexual ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Matthias & Maxime (2019)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Canada
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Two childhood best friends are asked to share a kiss for the purposes of a student short film. Soon, a lingering doubt sets in, confronting both men with their preferences, threatening the brotherhood of their social circle, and, eventually, ...
Style: touching, emotional, romantic, homoerotic, captivating ...
Plot: gay, gay love, lgbt, friendship, homosexual history, gay interest, life turned upside down, group of friends, first kiss, lgbtq, friends, lifestyle change ...
Time: year 2019, 2010s
Place: montreal, quebec
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 6.8
 426
Boys to Men (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 75 min.
Story: A four-part anthology film dealing with homosexuality from the young to the old. Crush, detailing the budding friendship of a 12-year old girl and a 16-year old boy, who bond over their favorite TV program and musical tastes. The Mountain King, ...
Style: disturbing, homoerotic, captivating, psychological, queer cinema ...
Plot: gay, lgbt, gay interest, gay teenager, drug use, homosexual sex, coming out, homosexual, gay couple, gay lead character, homoerotic friendship, gay erotica ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
The Male Gaze: The Heat of the Night (2019)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, Israel, Belgium, Spain, Sweden
Duration: 89 min.
Story: When darkness falls, temperatures rise in these six stories about late night confessions, intimacy for sale, high speed hookups and full moon frissons. But when the sun comes up and reality reveals itself, will it have all been worth it?
Style: sentimental, poignant, thought provoking, compassionate, touching ...
Plot: gay, male male relationship, repressed sexuality, gay interest, lgbt, dating, coming out, sexual relations, friendship, competition, young heroes, generation gap ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Naked As We Came (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Love, loss and hope are tumultuously explored amidst a tranquil backdrop and asks us all the question: What is your dream?
Style: realistic, touching, semi serious, sincere, sentimental ...
Plot: gay, sick mother, broken family, reconciliation, mother daughter relationship, gay interest, gay sex, family relations, gay lead character, death of mother, dead mother, cancer ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 7.2
 2K
Viva (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: Ireland, Cuba
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Jesús, a young hairdresser, works at a Havana nightclub for drag performers, and dreams of being a performer himself. Encouraged by his mentor, Mama, Jesús finally gets his chance to take the stage. But when Angel, his estranged father, abruptly ...
Style: sincere, serious, touching, disturbing, queer cinema
Audience: chick flick
Plot: female impersonator, gay, lgbt, father son relationship, lgbtq, dysfunctional family, gay son, gay slur, gay interest, boxer, lung cancer, transvestite ...
Place: havana cuba
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
The David Dance (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Away from the microphone, David is soft spoken, shy and unsure of himself. However, as his on-air alias ‘Danger Dave,’ the host of “Gay Talk,” he’s poised, witty, and every listener’s best friend! His sister, Kate, a thrice divorced ...
Style: touching, melancholic, psychological, unusual plot structure, sexy ...
Plot: gay, lgbt, love, friendship, adoption, interracial adoption, brother sister relationship, family relations, foster child, gay interest, culture clash, escapades ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Tom at the Farm (2013)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: France, Canada
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A young man travels to an isolated farm for his lover's funeral where he's quickly drawn into a twisted, sexually charged game by his lover's aggressive brother.
Style: psychological, serious, suspenseful, disturbing, gloomy ...
Plot: gay, lgbt, male homosexuality, family problems, loneliness, threat, hidden identity, gays and lesbians, homosexuality, closeted homosexual, gay brother, chase ...
Time: 21st century, year 1997, 70s, contemporary
Place: quebec, canada, montreal
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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Young Hunter (2020)
Genre: Drama
Country: Argentina
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Ezequiel, a sixteen-year-old gay teenager in his sexual awakening, meets a boy of twenty-one. They quickly start a relationship and the situation unravels unexpectedly.
Style: realistic, touching, serious, stylized, atmospheric ...
Plot: gay, male homosexuality, lgbt, gay teenager, gay interest, gay sex, homosexuality, manipulation, male nudity, skateboarder, friendship, couples ...
Place: argentina
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 7.2
 2K
Close-Knit (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 127 min.
Story: After being neglected by her mother, a little girl is taken in by her uncle and his transgender girlfriend, who create a loving home for her.
Style: disturbing, psychological, educational, queer cinema
Plot: japanese girl, transsexual, trans woman, lgbt, dysfunctional family, family problems, parents and children, family relations, family life, family, life is a bitch, gay ...
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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 4.9
 126
Father & Son (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: Thailand
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A story about a gay dad who has raised his surrogate son alone after the death of his partner. The kid, weary of being bullied, seeks to break out on his own. He takes up with a guy who it turns out has a crush on the kid's dad. In limited ...
Style: psychological, sincere, sexy, captivating, unusual plot structure ...
Plot: gay, lgbt, parent child relationship, male homosexuality, gay crush, gay interest, relationship problems, gay love, gay son, fall in love, father son relationship, homosexuality ...
Time: 21st century
Place: taiwan
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 4.7
 119
Raising Heroes (1996)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Josh and Paul want to adopt Nickie, the child of Paul's recently deceased friend Susan. Susan's mother opposes gays' adopting, and Monday is the final court date. On Friday, Josh stops by a market for milk and glimpses a Mob hit. ...
Style: queer cinema
Plot: gay, gay parent, gay adoption, lgbtq, lgbt, gay lead character, gay father, homosexual, gay couple, adoption, gay interest, gay relationship
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Like You Mean It (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When Mark commits to falling back in love with Jonah, he is forced to look at himself with unprecedented courage and honesty.
Style: sexy, sentimental, tense, psychological, unusual plot structure ...
Plot: lgbt, gay, gay interest, relationship problems, relationships, drugs, gay couple, lgbtq, love and romance, couples, fall in love, couple relations ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
I Carry You with Me (2020)
Genre: Drama
Country: Mexico, USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: An epic love story spanning decades is sparked by a chance encounter between two men in provincial Mexico. Based on a true story, ambition and societal pressure propel an aspiring chef to leave his soulmate and make the treacherous journey to New ...
Style: touching, psychological, sentimental, melancholic, queer cinema ...
Plot: gay, gay love, gay interest, immigrants, gay relationship, coming out, lgbtq, male nudity, restaurant, teacher, lgbt, love ...
Time: 21st century, year 1994
Place: usa, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
End of the Century (2019)
Genre: Drama
Country: Argentina
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Two men meet in Barcelona and after spending a day together they realize that they have already met twenty years ago.
Style: sexy, captivating, sentimental, romantic, unusual plot structure ...
Plot: gay, lgbt, gay interest, gay erotica, gay love, gays and lesbians, cruise, tourist, male nudity, gay lead character, flashback, lovers ...
Time: 21st century, future
Place: madrid, barcelona
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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It's All So Quiet (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: Netherlands, Germany
Duration: 93 min.
Story: The story of a farmer, Helmer, who realizes that his life has been influenced to an unhealthy extent by his aging father. An adaptation of a bestselling and critically acclaimed novel by Gerbrand Bakker.
Style: realistic, serious, sincere, touching, atmospheric ...
Plot: gay, homosexuality, farmer, countryside, elderly, family relations, introspection, loneliness, village life, hopes, self discovery, midlife crisis ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: holland, netherlands
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Do You Take This Man (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: When a gay couple's impending wedding hits a snag, the grooms must rely on their friends and family to see them through.
Style: psychological, touching, disturbing, tense, unusual plot structure ...
Plot: gay, gay couple, lgbt, childhood friend, marriage, lgbtq, dishonesty, homosexual, couples, love, love and romance, couple relations ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 5.5
 150
Sagwan (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: Philippines
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Sagwan is a story of an 18-year-old boy named Alfred, whose routinary life as a boatman becomes complicated as he discovers how much more life around him has to offer. His family's haunting dark past inhibits him from living his young life ...
Style: psychological, suspense, queer cinema
Plot: lgbt, gay interest, gay, male homosexuality, murder, seduction, sexual attraction, homosexual, sexual tension, family relations, sexual relations, sexual desire ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
The Male Gaze: Nocturnal Instincts (2021)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, Sweden, Israel, China, Belgium
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Strap yourself in for an exhilarating journey into darkness with these five award-winning short films from across the globe that delve into heart-pumping escapades varying from the intensely erotic to the ultra-violent to the warm-inside feels. The ...
Style: suspense, psychological, disturbing, anthology
Plot: gay, lgbt, lgbtq, gay interest, male homosexuality, nightlife, violence, homosexuality, sexuality, one night stand, night, couples ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Nobody's Watching (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: Argentina, Spain, Colombia, Brazil, USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Nico is a young Argentine actor fighting to build a career in the US, without assistance, or connections, never too far from heart-breaking failure, but often blinded by the mirage of immediate success.
Style: sexy, psychological, captivating, tense, sincere ...
Plot: gay, gay latino, gay club, ex lover, gay friend, lgbt, gay lead character, actor, gay interest, immigrants, lgbtq, youth ...
Time: 21st century
Place: new york, buenos aires argentina
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 7.4
 579
I Miss You (2019)
Genre: Drama
Country: Bolivia, USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Following his son Gabriel’s death, Jorge travels from conservative Bolivia to New York City to confront Gabriel’s boyfriend Sebastian. While the two battle over Jorge’s inability to accept his son, Sebastian channels his grief into a bold new ...
Style: lgbt cinema, romantic, psychological, sentimental, sexy ...
Plot: gay, suicide, death of lover, gay love, brother sister relationship, coming out, lgbt, gay slur, death of son, gay interest, gay couple, gay culture ...
Place: bolivia, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Can't Live Without You (2022)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Spain, Mexico
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A gay gym teacher wants to be a father and when his boyfriend's sister, a former addict, comes back on the scene there is now a possible solution.
Style: disturbing, psychological, tense, captivating, suspense ...
Plot: gay, lgbt, brother sister relationship, dysfunctional family, gay couple, gay lead character, gay interest, gay love, relationship problems, wanting a baby, male male relationship, fire ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%