Movies like Holding Trevor

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Holding Trevor (2007)
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Holding Trevor (2007)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Everybody's looking for something... Moving forward doesn't always mean leaving something behind.
Style: serious, realistic, sincere, touching, cult film
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: friendship, addiction, hiv, gay romance, opposites attract, introspection, lifestyle, destructive relationship, youth, romance, life is a bitch, couples, young lovers, looking for love, hopes, couple relations, gays and lesbians, sexual relations, overdose, heroin addict, drug abuse, heroin, ex boyfriend, friends, hospital ...
Time: contemporary

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, touching and sexy films with plots about love and romance, gays and lesbians, couples, friendship, gay, gender and kiss mostly in Drama, Romance and Comedy genres. Some movies like Holding Trevor: Noah's Arc: Jumping the Broom (2008), Circuit (2001), Like a Brother (2005), Ciao (2008), Charlotte Sometimes (2002). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Noah's Arc: Jumping the Broom (2008)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 101 min.
Story: As Noah and Wade prepare to marry in Martha's Vineyard, the personal problems of their friends - and the unexpected arrival of rapper Baby Gat - threatens to permanently end their relationship.
Style: realistic, touching, humorous, semi serious, witty
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: wedding, gays and lesbians, friendship, marriage, lovers reunited, self discovery, looking for love, couples, romance, young lovers, college, thirtysomething life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: massachusetts, usa
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Circuit (2001)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 130 min.
Story: John is an ex-cop who leaves small-town life and provincial attitudes behind for a new existence in West Hollywood. As he seeks an open, accepting gay life, John is introduced to the fast-paced Circuit Party scene, featuring beautiful people and a ...
Style: captivating, realistic, serious, sincere, sexy ...
Plot: gay, drug abuse, prostitute, coming out, addiction, gay relationship, fish out of water, lifestyle, love and romance, couples, haunted by the past, sexual relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, illinois, california, usa, palm springs california
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100%
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Like a Brother (2005)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 54 min.
Story: Sebastien is a small town boy who moves to Paris and begins to explore the gay night life there. When a friend from back home calls to announce he's coming to Paris, Sebastien confronts some unrequited feelings
Style: homoerotic, serious, emotional, realistic, touching ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: gay, erection, gay sex, friendship, friendship between men, gay relationship, love and romance, youth, erotica, lifestyle, gay straight relations, fish out of water ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: paris france, france, europe
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Ciao (2008)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Two men meet and fall in love under the least joyous of circumstances in this low-key drama from writer and director Yen Tan.
Style: touching, serious, realistic, romantic, queer cinema
Plot: gays and lesbians, friendship, gay relationship, couples, friends, love and romance, coming out, gender, opposites attract, computers and web, gay, couple relations ...
Time: contemporary
Place: italy, europe, dallas texas, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Charlotte Sometimes (2002)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Michael, a young mechanic, is forced to choose between a daring tryst with an alluring stranger and the habitual comfort of his bittersweet obsession: his beautiful young roommate.
Style: sexy, sincere, light, captivating, serious ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: love triangle, friendship, unfulfilled love, love and romance, youth, lifestyle, infidelity, nightclub, relationship vs career, sexual relations, twentysomething life, couple relations ...
Time: contemporary
Place: san francisco
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 5.3
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Nine Lives (2004)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 74 min.
Story: Lust and dysfuntion come full circle in this collection of nine steamy scenes exploring gay life, sex, addition, drugs and HIV/AIDS as revealed by a latino pool boy, a television writer, a meth dealer and others. As one affair leads into another, ...
Style: emotional, serious, realistic, captivating, sexual ...
Plot: gay, infidelity, coming out, hiv, support group, sex with a priest, lifestyle, couples, social relations, breakup, youth, love and romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, september 11 2001
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The Gymnast (2006)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: The stunning Dreya Weber stars as a former top gymnast who discovers love and a new life path when she teams up with a dancer (played by former L.A. Lakers cheerleader Addie Yungmee) for an ambitious Las Vegas aerial act show.
Style: realistic, serious, touching
Plot: lesbian interest, lesbian, starting over, ambition, opposites attract, follow your dream, introspection, self discovery, forbidden love, hopes, romance, teenage life ...
Time: contemporary
Place: nevada, las vegas, usa
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100%
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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, witty, sentimental, humorous, sexy ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: gay teenager, friendship, infidelity, lifestyle, romance, opposites attract, youth, unlikely couple, womanizer, looking for love, love triangle, self discovery ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new york, usa, virginia
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100%
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Just Say Love (2009)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 75 min.
Story: Physical attractions appear to be the obvious explanation for two people to become a pair. But are they really the reflection of something sublime, everlasting or dare we say, spiritual? Do relationships start in the bedroom or in the heart? In this ...
Style: touching, realistic, serious, contemplative
Plot: gay, gays and lesbians, couples, love and romance, gender, introspection, love affair, couple relations, lgbt, insecurity, bisexual, imagination ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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Close to Leo (2002)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 88 min.
Story: When 21 year-old Leo, the oldest of four brothers, announces to his rural French family that he's HIV+, his family quickly rallys around him. Leo travels to Paris with his youngst brother Marcel for treatment. When Leo tries to push his brother ...
Style: sincere, serious, realistic, touching
Plot: friendship, coming out, youth, gays and lesbians, terminal illness, tragic hero, family problems, parents and children, family life, pregnancy, life is a bitch, hiv ...
Time: contemporary
Place: paris france, europe, france, brittany
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100%
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Back Soon (2007)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Back Soon is a story of love, loss, identity and hope. It follows the relationship between aspiring actor Logan Foster and reformed drug dealer Gil Ramirez, two men who find themselves inexplicably drawn together despite their disparate backgrounds, ...
Style: sexy, realistic, psychological, emotional, captivating ...
Plot: haunted by the past, romance, death of wife, couples, prodigy, drug dealing, friendship, homosexuality, widower, racism, infidelity, gay relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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Wrecked (2009)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 73 min.
Story: An edgy drama about a gay teen's tumultuous decent into drugs and anonymous sex, Wrecked smashes cinematic taboos while it spins its cautionary tale. Ryan is an earnest 18-year-old trying to develop a career as an actor and getting his life on ...
Style: sincere, serious, touching, suspense, realistic ...
Plot: group sex, gay sex, love triangle, impossible love, youth, love and romance, unfulfillment, gay, threesome, teenage life, gays and lesbians, sex ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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Race You to the Bottom (2005)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 73 min.
Story: Nathan and Maggie are in the throes of a passionate affair. They're young, good-looking, and both have boyfriends. When Nathan is assigned to write a travel article on romantic hot-spots in Napa Valley, these unconventional lovers test the ...
Style: realistic, sincere, serious, touching, sexy ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: infidelity, love triangle, love affair, self discovery, on the road, destructive relationship, couples, lifestyle, young lovers, romance, youth, journalism ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, los angeles, usa, san francisco
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51%
 5.0
 115
Happy Birthday (2002)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: As a common birthday approaches, five very different people are faced with very similar problems. Jim, a gay, overweight telemarketer (for a weight loss program) faces his self esteem issues. Ron, is a minister who preaches about conversion but ...
Style: serious, realistic, touching, sincere, sexy ...
Plot: looking for love, introspection, youth, hopes, love and romance, life is a bitch, romance, friendship, deportation, sexual relations, secret, gay ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: texas, philadelphia, taiwan, portland oregon, taipei ...
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51%
Long-Term Relationship (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Tired of the unsatisfying singles scene, Glenn (Matthew Montgomery) answers a personal ad and meets Adam (Windham Beacham), a handsome Southern man seeking a long-term relationship. The two hit it off immediately, but their initial attraction is ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous, sentimental, sexy ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: gay relationship, republican, looking for love, fall in love, gender bending, opposites attract, love and romance, youth, couple relations, friends, couples, unlikely couple ...
Time: contemporary
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Antarctica (2008)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Israel
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Set in Tel Aviv, focuses on an interconnected group of friends and their various relationships. At the center is the adorably bookish Omer, about to turn 30, who still hasn't found himself, and his free-spirited best friend Miki, who both end ...
Style: touching, sentimental, sexy, serious, realistic ...
Plot: gay, family relations, hopes, introspection, romance, lifestyle, love and romance, fall in love, couple relations, couples, gays and lesbians, gender ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: israel, middle east, tel aviv israel, tel aviv
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48%
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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: serious, sincere, sentimental, touching, sexy ...
Plot: gay teenager, gay, coming of age, coming out, lifestyle, friendship, self discovery, teenage life, fall in love, romance, youth, life is a bitch ...
Time: contemporary
Place: canada, toronto ontario canada
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48%
Saturn in Opposition (2007)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Italy, France, Turkey
Duration: 110 min.
Story: This film focuses on contemporary 30- and 40-somethings trying to make sense of their lives in an age in which the old certainties have disappeared. Lorenzo and Davide make their lives together within a circle that includes Antonio and Angelica, ...
Style: sincere, talky, serious, realistic, clever ...
Plot: friendship, couple relations, infidelity, gay, family problems, introspection, gays and lesbians, terminal illness, dealing with death, dinner party, estrangement, sudden death ...
Time: contemporary
Place: rome italy, italy
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I Dreamt Under the Water (2008)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Antoine, a handsome boy in his 20s, falls for a straight best friend who does not reciprocate, and being a junkie exits the film quite early. Enter a girl, who seems to make him happy again, after he has tried living as a rent boy with men, having ...
Style: serious, realistic, sexy, touching, sexual
Plot: unrequited love, transsexual, prostitute, lifestyle, nightlife, love triangle, self discovery, youth, life is a bitch, romance, couples, obsession ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, year 1999
Place: paris france, france
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45%
Keep the Lights On (2012)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: An emotionally and sexually charged journey through the love, addiction, and friendship of two men. Documentary filmmaker Erik and closeted lawyer Paul meet through a casual encounter, but they find a deeper connection and become a couple. ...
Style: sincere, touching, emotional, serious, realistic ...
Plot: gay, coming out, gays and lesbians, addiction, coping, romance, workaholic, gay relationship, gay love, lgbt, couple relations, open relationship ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, year 2006, year 2003, year 2000 ...
Place: new york, usa
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Love Jones (1997)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Darius Lovehall is a young black poet in Chicago who starts dating Nina Moseley, a beautiful and talented photographer. While trying to figure out if they've got a "love thing" or are just "kicking it," they hang out with ...
Style: sexy, sentimental, romantic, light, talky ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: love affair, friendship, romance, lifestyle, african american, opposites attract, writer's life, sex, ex boyfriend, honest, infidelity, couple relations ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, chicago illinois
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43%
Millennium Mambo (2001)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Taiwan, France
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Taipei. A voice off-camera looks back ten years to 2000, when Vicky was in an on-again off-again relationship with Hao-Hao...
Style: realistic, touching, captivating, tense, suspenseful ...
Plot: couples, romance, love and romance, addiction, friendship, love triangle, life is a bitch, coming of age, lifestyle, infidelity, nightlife, destructive relationship ...
Time: contemporary
Place: taiwan, japan, asia, taipei
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43%
Disappearing Acts (2000)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Zora Banks is a school teacher and aspiring singer hoping to become a successful star while taking a break from heartache. Franklin Swift is a down-on-his-luck construction worker and not-quite divorced father of two hoping to start his own ...
Style: serious, realistic, sincere, talky, sentimental
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: couples, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, love affair, looking for love, opposites attract, romance, family problems, lovers reunited, couple relations, starting over, musician's life, lifestyle ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa, brooklyn new york city
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42%
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Redwoods (2009)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Both original and incredibly romantic, Redwoods tells the story of an already-partnered man whose love is tested when a mysterious drifter passes through his small Northern California town.
Style: realistic, touching, emotional, serious, sexy ...
Plot: gay, gay relationship, romance, couples, breakup, gays and lesbians, gay couple, love affair, lifestyle, love and romance, family problems, road not taken ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, northern california
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Whirlwind (2007)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A hot, young and charming man with ulterior motives enters the lives of a tight-knit group of gay men in New York City and at first adds excitement and intrigue to their group, but events soon spiral out of control as he deliberately attempts to ...
Style: realistic, emotional, sexy, captivating, psychological ...
Plot: gay, friendship, infidelity, couples, lifestyle, manipulation, thirtysomething life, breakup, emotionless, unfulfillment, gender, gay relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
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40%
I Want Your Love (2012)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 71 min.
Story: After a decade of living in San Francisco, Jesse is forced to move back to his Midwestern roots because he can no longer afford the city. On his final night in the city, friends and ex-lovers gather for a going away party that promises to heighten ...
Style: realistic, serious, sincere, touching, sexy ...
Plot: gay sex, gay love, gay, gender, introspection, gays and lesbians, friendship, friends, follow your dream, hopes, strong sexual content, homosexual ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: san francisco, usa, california, ohio
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40%
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Tan Lines (2005)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Australia
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Cute teen Midget Hollow wanders through life riding big waves and partying with surfer boys. When Midget's best friend's gay brother Cass arrives on the scene, the two quickly dive head first into a clandestine sea of sexual awakening.
Style: serious, sincere, sentimental, touching, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: gay relationship, coming of age, ocean, coming out, surfing, brother, homosexuality, teenage love, self discovery, teenage life, buddies, young lovers ...
Time: contemporary
Place: australia, new south wales
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Old Fashioned (2014)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: A romantic-drama, OLD FASHIONED centers on Clay Walsh, a former frat boy who gives up his carousing and now runs an antique shop in a small Midwestern college town. There, he has become notorious for his lofty and outdated theories on love and ...
Style: touching, humorous, realistic, uplifting, semi serious ...
Audience: date night
Plot: couple relations, couples, buddies, fall in love, opposites attract, friendship, romance, hopes, introspection, unlikely couple, love and romance, friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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The Graffiti Artist (2004)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Adrift in the lush, nocturnal urban landscape of THE GRAFFITI ARTIST, Nick (Ruben Bansie-Snellman) is a post-modern urban hero asserting his anarchistic agenda on the endless maze of virgin exterior walls that comprise downtown Seattle and Portland. ...
Style: realistic, serious, sincere, atmospheric, contemplative
Plot: gay teenager, street kid, youth, teenage life, social differences, juvenile delinquency, rebellion, lifestyle, drug abuse, friendship, rebelliousness, social misfits ...
Time: contemporary
Place: seattle, usa, washington state, oregon, portland oregon
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Preacher's Kid (2010)
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Small-town girl Angie King leaves the church and her home to pursue a dream of singing stardom. Luckett plays Angie, the daughter of a stern but loving bishop, whose attraction to the hunky star (Tank) of a traveling gospel show takes her on the ...
Style: serious, realistic, sentimental, touching
Plot: hopes, parents and children, love and romance, lifestyle, friendship, couples, youth, destructive relationship, music, father daughter relationship, religion, coming of age ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, georgia
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