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Being 17 (2016)
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Being 17 (2016)
Original name: Quand on a 17 ans
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Set in the beautiful high Pyrenees in south-west France, Damien lives with his mother Marianne, a doctor, while his father, a pilot, is on a tour of duty abroad with the French military. At school, Damien is bullied by Thomas, who lives in the farming community up in the mountains, nut learns to fight back. The boys find themselves living together when Marianne invites Thomas to come and stay with them while his mother is ill in hospital. Damien must learn to live with the boy who terrorised him.
Style: sentimental, romantic, uplifting, disturbing
Audience: teens
Plot: gay teenager, gay, gay relationship, homosexuality, lgbt teen, lgbt, gay sex, first love, bullying, gay son, depression, school, friendship, gay love, in the closet, love, youth, couple relations, love and romance, love affair, couples, male homosexuality, obsession, jealousy, fall in love ...
Time: contemporary

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out touching, realistic, captivating and sincere films with plots about gay, gay kiss, lgbt, friendship, gay interest, male nudity and gay teenager mostly in Drama, Romance and Comedy genres. Some movies like Being 17: The Way He Looks (2014), Boys (2014), Heartstone (2016), Love, Simon (2018), Call Me by Your Name (2017). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Way He Looks (2014)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Brazil
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Leonardo is a blind teenager dealing with an overprotective mother while trying to live a more independent life. To the disappointment of his best friend, Giovana, he plans to go on an exchange program abroad. When Gabriel, a new student in town, ...
Style: touching, serious, sentimental, sweet, romantic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: gay, gay teenager, coming of age, teenage love, lgbt, homosexuality, blindness, gays and lesbians, gay couple, coming out, friendship, blind character ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: brazil, sao paulo brazil
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Boys (2014)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 78 min.
Story: BOYS tells the story of Sieger, a sporty, rather quiet 15-year-old boy who discovers love during the summer holidays. Sieger is training in the new athletics team for the national relay championships and meets the intriguing and unpredictable Marc. ...
Style: touching, realistic, sentimental, serious
Plot: gay, gay teenager, teenage love, friendship, gay love, teen angst, gay romance, fall in love, love and romance, teenage life, gay relationship, gays and lesbians ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: holland
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Heartstone (2016)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Iceland, Denmark
Duration: 129 min.
Story: A remote fishing village in Iceland. Teenage boys Thor and Christian experience a turbulent summer as one tries to win the heart of a girl while the other discovers new feelings toward his best friend. When summer ends and the harsh nature of ...
Style: thought provoking, disturbing, captivating, psychological, epic
Audience: kids
Plot: bed wetting, gay teenager, friendship, gay, first love, unrequited love, lgbt teen, teenage boy, lgbt, teenager, nature, coming of age ...
Place: iceland
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Love, Simon (2018)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Everyone deserves a great love story. But for seventeen-year old Simon Spier it's a little more complicated: he's yet to tell his family or friends he's gay and he doesn't know the identity of the anonymous classmate he's ...
Style: touching, sincere, romantic, emotional, sweet ...
Audience: teen drama, teens
Plot: gay, gay teenager, coming out, lgbt, gay lead character, lgbt teen, homosexuality, high school, gay relationship, homosexual, love, gay son ...
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Call Me by Your Name (2017)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Italy, France, USA, Brazil
Duration: 132 min.
Story: Elio Perlman is spending the summer with his family at their vacation home in Lombardy, Italy. When his father hires a handsome doctoral student, the curious 17-year-old finds himself developing a growing attraction to the young man.
Style: gay cinema, touching, sincere, disturbing, homoerotic ...
Plot: gay, lgbt, gay teenager, gay relationship, first love, summer, teenage boy, gay love, homosexuality, homosexual, gay romance, love ...
Time: 80s, year 1983
Place: italy
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Akron (2015)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Benny, a college freshman at the University of Akron, Ohio meets and falls for fellow freshman Christopher at a football game. With the support of their families and friends they embark on a new relationship. But a tragic event in the past involving ...
Style: talky, atmospheric, emotional, touching, captivating ...
Plot: gay teenager, gay, gay couple, gay relationship, gay romance, gay student, gay sex, tragic event, love, character study, introspection, love and romance ...
Place: usa
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God's Own Country (2017)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A young farmer in rural Yorkshire numbs his daily frustrations with binge drinking and casual sex, until the arrival of a Romanian migrant worker.
Style: homoerotic, gay cinema, lgbt cinema, captivating, psychological ...
Plot: gay relationship, gay, gay lead character, sheep, lgbt, male male kiss, gay kiss, gay couple, gay love, migrant worker, farmer, english countryside ...
Place: yorkshire, northern england, britain, romania
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Love, Victor (2020)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
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Story: Victor is a new student at Creekwood High School on his own journey of self-discovery, facing challenges at home, adjusting to a new city, and struggling with his sexual orientation. When it all seems too much, he reaches out to Simon to help him ...
Style: gay cinema, romantic, captivating, sweet, humorous ...
Audience: teens, teen drama
Plot: gay teenager, gay, gay lead character, coming out, gay relationship, lgbt teen, lgbt, homosexuality, homosexual, closeted gay, male homosexuality, high school ...
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Alex Strangelove (2018)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Alex Truelove is on a quest to lose his virginity, an event eagerly awaited by his patient girlfriend and cheered on with welcome advice by his rowdy friends. But Alex, a super gregarious dude, is oddly unmotivated. A magical house party throws Alex ...
Style: queer cinema
Audience: teen comedy, teens
Plot: coming out, gay, homosexuality, lgbt, first gay sexual experience, high school, loss of virginity, prom, frat party, gay interest, male virgin, girlfriend ...
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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
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Esteros (2016)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Argentina, Brazil, France
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Matias and Jeronimo know each other since childhood. Their friendship takes a new turn during the holiday before starting high school when they both experience their sexual awakening.
Style: captivating, light, sincere, sentimental
Plot: gay, friendship, puberty, homoeroticism, closeted gay, love, childhood friend, self acceptance, memory, reunion, memories, gay sex ...
Place: argentina
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Jonas (2018)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 82 min.
Story: When Jonas was 14 he met the charismatic but mysterious Nathan. In addition to guiding him in his sexuality, Jonas soon confronts something dark and even dangerous about his new friend. Now an attractive, sexually assured adult, memories still haunt ...
Style: melancholic, touching, sincere, suspense
Plot: gay, gay relationship, gay teenager, male homosexuality, teenage boy, love and romance, life is a bitch, homosexuality, aggression, multiple time frames, gay club, gay slur ...
Time: 21st century
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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
Plot: gay, homosexuality, gay son, gay teenager, gay relationship, lgbt, youth, single parent, single mother, family problems, family relations, gender ...
Place: france, europe
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Seashore (2015)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Brazil
Duration: 83 min.
Story: A lonely beach on the southernmost coast of Brazil is the scene for two friends, on the brink of adulthood, to explore their understanding of themselves and one another. Martin (Mateus Almada) has been sent by his father to retrieve what appears to ...
Style: emotional, realistic, touching, talky, atmospheric ...
Plot: gay, gay teenager, gay romance, love, romance, couples, character study, camping, life philosophy, teenage boy, friendship, introspection ...
Place: brazil
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Mario (2018)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Sport
Country: Switzerland
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Two young gay soccer players get caught up between the politics of the game and the politics of love. In Swiss German.
Style: gay cinema, sentimental, lgbt cinema, touching, psychological ...
Plot: gay relationship, gay, gay romance, lgbt, gay athlete, gay sex, closeted homosexual, first love, male homosexuality, career, forbidden love, gay protagonist ...
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Center of My World (2016)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Germany, Austria
Duration: 115 min.
Story: A strange family: 17-year-old Phil lives with his mother and twin sister in an old mansion on the outskirts of town. When he returns from summer camp, the mood in the mansion has soured somehow. Phil doesn’t worry about it, hanging out with his ...
Style: captivating, realistic, rough, psychological, lgbt cinema
Plot: gay teenager, lgbt, gay lead character, gay sex, friendship, coming of age, gay, bisexuality, gay protagonist, gay kiss, gay son, first love ...
Place: central europe
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Screwed (2017)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Finland
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Seventeen-year-olds Miku and Elias find themselves, and each other, during a summer in the Finnish countryside.
Style: humorous, disturbing, psychological, touching, sweet ...
Audience: teens
Plot: gay, gay relationship, sexual identity, party, couple relations, gay interest, lake, skinny dipping, male nudity, destiny, fall in love, love affair ...
Time: contemporary
Place: finland
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Jitters (2010)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Iceland
Duration: 93 min.
Story: An unexpected first kiss causes Gabriel to feel the electrifying "jitters" of love and lust with the free-spirited Marcus; a perfect way to end a Summer studying abroad. Realizing he is gay, Gabriel returns home and is immediately ...
Style: psychological, captivating, emotional, realistic
Plot: gay teenager, gay, first love, crush, friendship between boys, teenage life, couples, bisexuality, friendship, house party, rivalry, society ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: iceland, manchester, manchester england
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The Witnesses (2007)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Manu arrives in Paris, in the early days of AIDS, at the beginning of the 1980s. He strikes up a friendship with Adrien, a wealthy doctor in his early fifties, who introduces him to Sarah and Mehdi, a young couple.
Style: serious, touching, sentimental, sincere, clever ...
Plot: gay, aids, friendship, moral dilemma, opera singer, siblings relations, love and romance, gay sex, sexual promiscuity, gender, family relations, childbirth ...
Time: 80s, year 1984, year 1985
Place: paris france, france, europe, marseille, lyon ...
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Come Undone (2000)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Story of two gorgeous, young French boys who begin a passionate relationship that boils over and threatens to destroy both their lives. Shy Mathieu is 18-years-old and on summer vacation in the south of France. He spends his days lazily sunning ...
Style: sincere, touching, sentimental, emotional, contemplative ...
Plot: gay, male nudity, teenage life, love affair, depression, beach, youth, coming out, dysfunctional family, romance, fall in love, parents and children ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: europe, frankfurt germany, brittany, france, italy
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Dream Boy (2008)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The story of Nathan, a young teenager who tries to flourish in a romantic relationship with neighbour Roy. The two young men will have to face the brutal reality of the rural south of the United States in the late 1970s.
Style: touching, sincere, sentimental, serious, realistic ...
Plot: gay, gay teenager, homosexual rape, gays and lesbians, gay relationship, teenage love, small town, dysfunctional family, gay sex, gay couple, lgbt teen, love and romance ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: louisiana, usa, southern usa
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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, sexual, sexy, touching, semi serious ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: coming of age, gay teenager, homosexuality, lgbt teen, gay, gays and lesbians, high school, first gay sexual experience, coming out, lgbt, teenage love, self discovery ...
Time: 80s, year 1984
Place: ohio, usa, midwest, new jersey, new york
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North Sea Texas (2011)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Belgium
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Pim lives in a run-down house in a dead-end street somewhere on the Flanders coast, together with his mother Yvette Bulteel. Life here smells of cold French fries, cheap cigarettes, vermouth and stale beer. Mother Yvette uses her friend Etienne, ...
Style: sincere, touching, sentimental, serious, realistic ...
Plot: gay teenager, first gay sexual experience, lgbt teen, gay lead character, gay, coming of age, lgbt, love and romance, gays and lesbians, single parent, first love, teenage love ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: belgium, flanders, europe, france
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100%
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Boy Culture (2006)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A successful male escort describes in a series of confessions his tangled romantic relationships with his two roommates and an older, enigmatic male client.
Style: clever, touching, humorous, realistic, semi serious ...
Plot: gay african american, gay, gay sex, gay teenager, homosexuality, gays and lesbians, confession, intergenerational friendship, coming out, lgbt, homosexual, prostitute ...
Time: contemporary
Place: seattle, usa, washington state, seattle washington
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Those People (2015)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: On Manhattan's gilded Upper East Side, a young gay painter is torn between an obsession with his infamous best friend and a promising new romance with an older foreign pianist.
Style: bleak, enigmatic, tense
Plot: gay, gay love, gay relationship, gay romance, best friend, painter, pianist, gay protagonist, gay culture, homosexuality, gay friend, sin ...
Place: lebanon, beirut lebanon, manhattan new york city, new york
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And Then We Danced (2019)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Sweden, Georgia, France
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Merab has been training since a young age at the National Georgian Ensemble with his dance partner Mary. His world is suddenly turned upside down when the charismatic and carefree Irakli arrives and becomes both his strongest rival and desire. In ...
Style: gay cinema, captivating, romantic, psychological, disturbing ...
Plot: dancing, coming out, lgbt, first gay sexual experience, gay slur, gay romance, gay sex, love, friendship, gay, dancer, obsession ...
Time: contemporary
Place: georgia (former ussr), tbilisi, georgia
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
The Blonde One (2019)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Argentina
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Womanising Juan must quickly find a flatmate after his brother moves out. In moves Gabriel (the blonde of the title), Juan's stoic and very handsome co-worker, who is recently widowed and struggling to support his young daughter. What starts ...
Style: erotic, bleak, surprise ending, dark humor
Plot: gay love, gay, closeted homosexual, homosexuality, gay relationship, lust, male nudity, male homosexuality, homosexual, homoeroticism, sexual tension, gay erotica ...
Place: argentina
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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
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The Thing About Harry (2020)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Two high school enemies, uber-jock Harry and out-and-proud Sam, are forced to share a car ride to their Missouri hometown for a friend's engagement party on Valentine's Day. Things take a turn when Sam learns Harry has come out.
Style: feel good, psychological, lgbt cinema, uplifting, romantic ...
Plot: gay, gay lead character, lgbt, young adult, gay protagonist, road trip, couples, teenager, reunion, friendship, gay sex, youth ...
Time: contemporary
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Departure (2015)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, France
Duration: 109 min.
Story: An English mother and her teenage son spend a week preparing the sale of their remote holiday house in the South of France. Fifteen-year-old Elliot struggles with his dawning sexuality and an increasing alienation from his mother, Beatrice. She in ...
Style: captivating, psychological, contemplative, controversial, romantic ...
Plot: gay, gay interest, first love, infatuation, divorce, friendship, burning, cancer, river, countryside, sexual exploration, rejection ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
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