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Desire Will Set You Free (2015)
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Desire Will Set You Free (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Germany
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Desire Will Set You Free is a feature film that explores life in contemporary Berlin with an often critical and sometimes humorous eye. Based on a true story, the plot follows the relationship of an American writer of Israeli/Palestinian descent and a Russian aspiring artist working as a hustler, offering access to the city's vibrant queer and underground scenes while examining the differences between expatriate and refugee life. Our characters travel through Berlin's layered history and unique subcultural landscape; on their adventures they discover influences and remnants of the Weimar Republic, WWII, the Bowie years, and punk.
Style: gay cinema, lgbt cinema, queer cinema, humorous, psychological, sexy, cult film
Plot: lgbt, gay, transsexual, bisexual, father son relationship, male prostitute, gay lead character, immigrants, gay couple, gay youth, transvestite, gay interest, family relations, parents and children, love, teenager, youth, friendship, family, love and romance, fall in love, mother son relationship, couples, transformation, culture clash ...
Time: 21st century
Place: berlin germany, germany

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out psychological, unusual plot structure, contemplative and sexy films with plots about gay, love and romance, love, gay interest, couples, romance and lgbt mostly in Drama, Romance and Comedy genres. Some movies like Desire Will Set You Free: Lazy Eye (2016), Where Are You Going, Habibi? (2015), That's Not Us (2015), Cas (2016), Shared Rooms (2016). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Lazy Eye (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Passions re-ignite and secrets revealed when a graphic designer reconnects with the great, lost love of his life for a weekend tryst at a house in the desert near Joshua Tree.
Style: gay cinema, lgbt cinema, humorous, psychological, sincere ...
Plot: gay, gay protagonist, gay couple, unrequited love, infidelity, gay interest, gay subtext, reunion, love, friendship, youth, couple relations ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
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Where Are You Going, Habibi? (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Germany
Duration: 79 min.
Story: Ibrahim falls in love with Alexander, a blond, blue eyed German criminal and show wrestler who is straight - an impossible friendship that surpasses the both of them.
Style: gay cinema, touching, sexy, lgbt cinema, psychological ...
Plot: gay, friendship, gay son, gay protagonist, love, criminal, lgbt, gay couple, gay lead character, gay friend, reconciliation, gay relationship ...
Place: berlin germany
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That's Not Us (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Three twenty-something couples, one gay, one lesbian, and one straight, travel to a beach house to enjoy the last days of summer, but what should be a fun and carefree weekend becomes an exploration of what it takes to sustain a healthy relationship.
Style: psychological, sexy, humorous, touching, contemplative ...
Plot: gay, lgbt, lesbian, gay couple, lesbian couple, couples, gay interest, couple relations, friendship, love and romance, romance, love ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
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68%
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Cas (2016)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 50 min.
Story: Pepijn and George’s steady, seven-year relationship is shaken up after they allow a young student named Cas to sleep on their couch until he finds a place of his own. Gradually, both men fall head over heels for Cas’ laconic charm and it forces ...
Style: captivating, humorous, lgbt cinema, sexy, unusual plot structure ...
Plot: gay relationship, jealousy, gay couple, journalist, gay youth, breakup, gay interest, gay, gay love, gay lead character, gay protagonist, rejection ...
Time: 21st century
Place: amsterdam
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Shared Rooms (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 75 min.
Story: A new romantic comedy feature film that brings together three interrelated tales of gay men seeking family, love and sex during the holiday season.
Style: queer cinema, psychological, touching, unusual plot structure, humorous ...
Plot: nudist, gay lead character, sex talk, all male cast, lgbt, search, talking about love, teenager, christmas, homosexual, kidnapped, holiday ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
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Hunky Dory (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A glam rock dilettante's life takes a dramatic turn when his ex unexpectedly drops their 11-year-old son off for the week.
Style: lgbt cinema, gay cinema, tense, humorous, captivating ...
Plot: father son relationship, gay protagonist, gay, gay interest, abandoned by mother, drug use, gay father, gay lead character, family relations, single father, baby, parents and children ...
Time: 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa
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Before the Fall (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: It's a classic case of opposite attraction: Handsome Ben Bennet (Ethan Sharrett) is a gay, affluent, stylish attorney at the top of the genteel social set in southern Virginia, while Lee Darcy (Chase Conner) is a rough-hewn welder with a secret ...
Style: queer cinema, lgbt cinema, sexy, captivating, unusual plot structure ...
Plot: gay, gay romance, gay lead character, lgbt, gay love, gay interest, lawyer, lgbtq, countryside, alcohol abuse, talking about love, unfaithful husband ...
Time: 21st century
Place: virginia, usa, appalachia
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Fathers (2016)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Thailand
Duration: 96 min.
Story: 'LOVE' starts with two people, but 'FAMILY' is more than just the two.
Style: psychological, contemplative, tense, light, melancholic ...
Plot: gay marriage, family, lgbt, gay slur, gay protagonist, father son relationship, gay lead character, gay interest, gay, love, gay relationship, love and romance ...
Time: 21st century
Place: thailand
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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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In the Grayscale (2015)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Chile
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Bruno is an architect who has a perfect life: A nice family and a good job. Anyway, Bruno has a deep sense of unease. He decides to leave his wife to be alone and have time to find him self. A business man offers him to build an iconic landmark in ...
Style: psychological, captivating, suspense, unusual plot structure, sexy ...
Plot: architect, gay, father son relationship, breakup, gay club, bisexuality, gay crush, unrequited love, gay father, family relations, husband wife relationship, love ...
Time: 21st century
Place: chile, santiago de chile, santiago chile
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Bromance (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Argentina
Duration: 93 min.
Story: When three friends go on a camping trip in a remote part of Argentina, sexual tensions quickly bubble to the surface. Once in virtual seclusion by the beach, Juli, also camping at the site, quickly recognises that that the boys seem to have a closer ...
Style: sexy, psychological, humorous, light, contemplative ...
Plot: gay, friendship, gay interest, reunion, love triangle, male nudity, youth, love, lgbt, love and romance, videotaping, video camera ...
Place: argentina
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THE WEDDING (2018)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Egypt, UK, USA
Duration: 75 min.
Story: A young Muslim man, Rami, who is engaged to a young woman named Sara. We soon discover that Sam is also involved on the side with a young male artist named Lee.
Style: lgbt cinema, psychological, captivating, gay cinema, unusual plot structure ...
Plot: muslim, gay slur, bisexual, cheating, egyptian, lgbt, loneliness, love and romance, forced marriage, couples, couple relations, love ...
Time: 21st century
Place: new york
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L.G.B.T. Love Stories (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Duration: 94 min.
Story: An anthology feature film that will honestly explore the ups and downs and intricacies of love and romance within the L.G.B.T. community, a drama that will make you laugh, and a comedy that will bring tears to your eyes. It's a film that will ...
Style: anthology, psychological, sexy, thought provoking, unusual plot structure ...
Plot: lgbt, gay love, friendship, gay romance, bisexual man, girlfriend girlfriend relationship, campus, lesbian love, transvestite, husband wife relationship, marriage, bisexuality ...
Time: 21st century
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45%
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From Afar (2015)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Venezuela, Mexico
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Lorenzo Vigas’ mesmerizing feature debut examines the struggles of a man petrified by the notion of human contact and intimacy. Armando, aged 50, (played by Pablo Larraín favourite Alfredo Castro in one of his most striking performances yet), ...
Style: psychological, tense, thought provoking, suspenseful, suspense ...
Plot: gay, lgbt, hustler, gay slur, gay bashing, gay crush, brother sister relationship, beating, swashbuckler, class distinction, gay history, father son relationship ...
Time: 21st century
Place: venezuela
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The Falls: Covenant of Grace (2016)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: This third and final film of the Falls trilogy revisits former Mormon missionaries Chris and RJ, six years after they first fell in love and were disciplined for it, as they formulate a plan to be together at long last.
Style: psychological, light, lgbt cinema, unusual plot structure, suspenseful ...
Plot: gay husband, homosexuality, gay wedding, church, religion, gay, couples, romance, love and romance, love, youth, gay interest ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
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Coming In (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Germany
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Notoriously hip Berlin based hairdresser Tom Herzner falls in love with beauty parlor owner Heidi, turning both of their worlds upside down. So far so good. Only one problem: Tom is gay.
Style: homoerotic, lgbt cinema, gay cinema, light, humorous
Plot: hairdresser, gay, gay interest, homoeroticism, gay protagonist, 30 year old, barbershop, soccer fan, love and romance, love, fall in love, couples ...
Time: 21st century
Place: germany
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39%
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Addicted (2016)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: China
Duration: 25 min.
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Story: Ever since he was young, Bai Luo Yin has been living with his careless father, Bai Han Qi and his grandmother. When he turned 16 years old, his biological mother Jiang Yuan is re-marrying, and her partner is the party’s high ranking official Gu ...
Style: sexy, gay cinema, sincere, unusual plot structure, psychological ...
Plot: gay, student, lgbt, high school student, high school, romance, school, youth, friendship, couples, love and romance, fall in love ...
Time: 21st century
Place: china
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37%
More Than Friendship (2013)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Germany
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Mia, Lukas and Jonas always where like one heart and soul since their earliest childhood. Until three years ago when everything changed. Friendship became love that is well beyond all conventions. A Part of the society feels provoked by such kind of ...
Style: queer cinema, psychological, lgbt cinema, tense, suspense ...
Plot: gay, lgbt, friendship, friendship between men, bisexual, friend, love triangle, best friend, bisexuality, gay interest, youth, one female two males threesome ...
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37%
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Brother and Sister (2016)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Germany, Poland
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Neukölln, a trendy district in Berlin. Living space is scarce here. Without surety, proof of credit worthiness and salary there is no chance at all now. Thies knows this game; he works for a real estate management company and watches that the rules ...
Style: lgbt cinema, touching, psychological, sexy, sentimental
Plot: gay, gay lead character, homosexual sex, manipulation, gay interest, real estate agent, refugee, homosexuality, gay relationship, male homosexuality, lgbt, homoeroticism ...
Place: germany, berlin germany
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36%
The Men Next Door (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: This is a fast-paced comedy about a 40-year-old gay man who finds himself dating two equally lovable men - a secure 50-year-old who came out later in life, and an adventurous 30-year-old who wasn't looking for a relationship. What he ...
Style: touching, humorous, captivating, realistic, offbeat ...
Plot: gay, couples, gay relationship, family relations, love and romance, love triangle, father son relationship, coming out, gays and lesbians, thirtysomething life, older man younger man relationship, parents and children ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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36%
Reinventing Marvin (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 115 min.
Story: A young gay man determined to reinvent his life leaves everything behind on his quest for self-realization.
Style: gay cinema, non-linear, psychological, captivating, tense ...
Plot: gay relationship, gay lead character, gay student, lgbt, gay teenager, gay slur, gay interest, gay love, gay son, gay protagonist, father son relationship, brother brother relationship ...
Time: 21st century
Place: paris france
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36%
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Seat in Shadow (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK, Spain
Duration: 82 min.
Story: An ageing Glaswegian psychoanalyst finds his lust for life renewed following an encounter with the charismatic partner of a young patient.
Style: sexy, unusual plot structure, gay cinema, captivating, psychological ...
Plot: gay, gay interest, nudity (full frontal - brief), couples, fall in love, romance, love, couple relations, love and romance, psychotherapist, sex, youth ...
Time: 21st century
Place: spain
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36%
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Baby Steps (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Romance
Country: Taiwan, USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Danny, a Taiwanese-American man, and his partner Tate want to have a baby, but the complex world of international surrogacy is further complicated by Danny's well-meaning but extremely meddlesome mother.
Style: psychological, light, humorous, melancholic, feel good ...
Plot: gay couple, gay relationship, surrogate mother, closeted gay, gay, gay love, gay protagonist, interracial relations, painter, gay father, family relations, couples ...
Time: 21st century
Place: taiwan, india, bangkok thailand
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36%
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Shining Moon (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Chile
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A jobless gay actor is offered the dream role of a lifetime in a feature film, but he must play an elderly drag. He will be forced to overcome his fears and prejudices to understand better himself and the others.
Style: sexy, psychological, contemplative, captivating, unusual plot structure ...
Plot: gay, lgbt, latin, actor's life, couples, couple relations, love, love and romance, gay lead character, romance, actor, friends ...
Time: 21st century
Place: chile
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35%
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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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35%
Mambo Italiano (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Canada
Duration: 88 min.
Story: When an Italian man comes out of the closet, it affects both his life and his crazy family.
Style: humorous, touching, not serious, sentimental, feel good ...
Audience: date night
Plot: gay, coming out, immigrants, family relations, gays and lesbians, culture clash, family, lifestyle, eccentric family, parents and children, fall in love, forbidden love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada, montreal, montreal quebec
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35%
Family Commitments (2015)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Germany
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The happy gay couple David and Khaled would love to marry publicly - if there weren't Khaled's homophobic father Faisal, David's pseudo orthodox Jewish acting mother Lea and a possible paternity and gallery insolvency.
Style: humorous, contemplative, entertaining, psychological, rough ...
Plot: culture clash, gay, gay couple, gay subtext, family, german, gay interest, gay relationship, family relations, gay slur, homophobe, love ...
Time: 21st century
Place: germany
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34%
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Utopians (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Hong Kong, Thailand
Duration: 94 min.
Story: This visually stunning erotic drama follows a young man who finds himself unexpectedly attracted to his handsome, outspoken male professor. Despite — or perhaps because of — his conservative upbringing, Hins is intent on getting close enough to ...
Style: queer cinema, sexy, unusual plot structure, sentimental, contemplative ...
Plot: lgbt, gay, homosexuality, gay teacher, bisexuality, sexuality, swinger, teacher student sex, wife swapping, swinger couple, female nudity, male nudity ...
Time: 21st century
Place: hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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: gay cinema, psychological, sexy, captivating, tense ...
Plot: gay club, gay, gay lead character, actor, gay protagonist, gay friend, ex lover, gay interest, immigrants, gay relationship, gay latino, love and romance ...
Time: 21st century
Place: new york, buenos aires argentina
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33%
I Promise You Anarchy (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: Mexico, Germany
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Miguel and Johnny know each other since childhood. They are dedicated to skate and have fun. To earn easy money and continue skating, they sell their own blood to a clandestine contact in a hospital. The activity becomes business until a large ...
Style: queer cinema, tense, unusual plot structure, suspense, contemplative ...
Plot: drugs, bisexuality, lgbt, gay lead character, gay couple, gay crush, bisexual, gay teenager, gay interest, gay, couple relations, love and romance ...
Time: 21st century
Place: germany
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33%