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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: lgbt cinema, psychological, sexy, humorous, gay cinema, queer cinema, cult film
Plot: lgbt, gay, transvestite, bisexual, transsexual, father son relationship, immigrants, gay lead character, male prostitute, gay youth, gay couple, gay interest, family relations, parents and children, love, teenager, family, friendship, youth, love and romance, fall in love, couples, mother son relationship, 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, sexy, unusual plot structure and gay cinema films with plots about gay, love and romance, love, romance, gay interest, lgbt and gay lead character mostly in Drama, Romance and Comedy genres. Some movies like Desire Will Set You Free: Lazy Eye (2016), Where Are You Going, Habibi? (2015), Leather (2013), That's Not Us (2015), Cas (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: lgbt cinema, humorous, psychological, light, sincere ...
Plot: gay, gay couple, unrequited love, gay lead character, gay interest, infidelity, gay subtext, designer, fall in love, couple relations, youth, love ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa, los angeles, mojave desert
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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: touching, sexy, humorous, lgbt cinema, unusual plot structure ...
Plot: gay, gay friend, friendship, lgbt, gay son, gay relationship, criminal, love, gay lead character, gay couple, gay interest, gay slur ...
Time: year 2014
Place: berlin germany
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Leather (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Birch, a young man living in the Catskill Mountains, reunites with his childhood friend from the city, Andrew.
Style: melancholic, touching, captivating, psychological, humorous ...
Plot: gay, male nudity, gay sex, childhood friend, homosexual, gay relationship, love and romance, gay couple, lgbt, gay interest, love affair, family relations ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
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68%
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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, humorous, touching, sexy, unusual plot structure ...
Plot: gay, lgbt, lesbian, couples, gay interest, couple relations, romance, love, friendship, love and romance, lesbian couple, gay couple ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
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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, lgbt cinema, psychological, humorous, sexy ...
Plot: gay, gay relationship, gay couple, jealousy, breakup, gay interest, gay youth, rejection, journalist, gay lead character, gay love, love ...
Time: 21st century
Place: amsterdam
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58%
John Apple Jack (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Canada
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A playboy learns to love, while a virgin learns to live -- a queer romantic comedy set inside the restaurant industry... 'John Apple Jack' brings East and West together to create one sumptuously heart-warming dish. When John discovers his ...
Style: sexy, romantic, humorous, psychological, tense ...
Plot: gay culture, gay, chef, coming out, interrupted wedding, waiter, gay lead character, groom, gay interest, homosexual, cooking, father son relationship ...
Time: 21st century
Place: canada
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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: touching, psychological, sexy, unusual plot structure, lgbt cinema ...
Plot: nudist, all male cast, gay lead character, gay interest, holiday, talking about love, sex talk, teenager, lgbt, christmas, homosexual, gay couple ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
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No Hard Feelings (2020)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Germany
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Parvis, the son of exiled Iranians, copes with life in his small hometown by indulging himself with pop culture, Grindr dates, and raves. After being caught shoplifting, he is sentenced to community service at a refugee shelter where he meets ...
Style: tense, melancholic, sentimental, touching, sexy ...
Plot: gay sex, gay, gay club, lgbt, coming out, coming of age, gay lead character, gay muslim, gay subtext, gay couple, deportation, brother sister relationship ...
Time: 21st century
Place: berlin germany, iran
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Eat with Me (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Tired of her bland marriage, Emma moves in with her son Elliot in his downtown LA loft. Elliot is a chef at a lackluster Chinese restaurant facing foreclosure. Also he’s gay – and Emma’s distaste and denial over this has made strangers of ...
Style: touching, sexy, melancholic, humorous, psychological ...
Plot: gay, restaurant, chef, husband wife relationship, coming out, gay couple, gay relationship, cooking, gay interest, society, gay love, gays and lesbians ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
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49%
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More Than Only (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A young gay man finds how to love himself and accept love from another, despite the disapproval of his father.
Style: romantic, humorous, sexy, touching, melancholic ...
Plot: gay relationship, gay interest, lgbt, gay, gay lead character, father son relationship, talking about love, college student, trust, fall in love, father daughter relationship, love and romance ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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Sublet (2020)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Israel, USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A gay New York Times travel writer comes to Tel Aviv after suffering a tragedy. The energy of the city and his relationship with a younger man brings him back to life.
Style: captivating, sexy, humorous, sentimental, psychological ...
Plot: gay, gay sex, lgbt, writers, male nudity, gay interest, gay lead character, gay couple, friendship, love, gay love, escapades ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa, mediterranean sea, israel, tel aviv, tel aviv israel
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48%
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: lgbt cinema, sexy, captivating, humorous, unusual plot structure ...
Plot: gay, gay lead character, lgbt, gay romance, gay love, lawyer, gay interest, court case, self loathing, gay slur, jealousy, unrequited love ...
Time: 21st century
Place: virginia, usa, appalachia
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47%
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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, tense, psychological, humorous, unusual plot structure ...
Plot: abandoned by mother, father son relationship, drug use, gay father, gay lead character, gay, gay interest, parents and children, family relations, single father, baby, romance ...
Time: 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Finding Me: Truth (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Truth follows the loves, losses, fights, jealousies and broken hearts of a group of friends. It centers around the sweet, bright-eyed and emotionally vulnerable Faybien (RayMartell Moore). Comfortable with his gayness but saddled with self-esteem ...
Style: light, tense, romantic, sexy, psychological ...
Plot: black lgbt, gay, infidelity, african american, gay couple, gay relationship, gay african american, love and romance, fall in love, young lovers, gays and lesbians, gay lead character ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
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In the Grayscale (2015)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Chile
Duration: 101 min.
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Style: psychological, captivating, sexy, lgbt cinema, unusual plot structure ...
Plot: gay, lgbt, architect, father son relationship, gay club, gay crush, unrequited love, bisexuality, gay father, breakup, love and romance, gay interest ...
Time: 21st century
Place: chile, santiago chile
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Westerland (2012)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Germany
Duration: 85 min.
Story: In the midst of a freezing winter on the island of Sylt, Cem comes across Jesús, who is on the verge of committing suicide. The two young men become fast friends, with their friendship unexpectedly threatening to develop into something more. Cem ...
Style: touching, tense, psychological, melancholic, sexy ...
Plot: gay, gay interest, gay subtext, lgbt, gay couple, love, couple relations, mental illness, male nudity, love and romance, gays and lesbians, young lovers ...
Time: 21st century
Place: germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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It Gets Better (2012)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Thailand
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Saithan, a retired post-op transsexual, retreats to the beautiful mountains of northern Thailand and falls in love with a local mechanic. Saithan wonders if Fai will look into her heart rather than her male past. Tonmai has inherited a gay cabaret ...
Style: romantic, psychological, tense, touching, sexy ...
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Time: 21st century
Place: thailand
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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: lgbt cinema, feel good, psychological, uplifting, romantic ...
Audience: chick flick
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Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Germany
Duration: 90 min.
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Time: 21st century
Place: germany
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Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 92 min.
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42%
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Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Argentina
Duration: 93 min.
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Style: sexy, humorous, psychological, light, lgbt cinema ...
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THE WEDDING (2018)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Egypt, UK, USA
Duration: 75 min.
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Style: lgbt cinema, psychological, suspenseful, captivating, unusual plot structure ...
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Genre: Drama, Romance
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Genre: Comedy, Drama
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Duration: 105 min.
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Style: entertaining, psychological, humorous, unusual plot structure, light ...
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Story: Shy teenager Andrés lives in the Argentine city of La Plata and cycles between school, work and home listening to punk rock. One night he finds out that his idol, the lead singer of his favorite band, has committed suicide. His religious mother is ...
Style: romantic, psychological, melancholic, sexy, sentimental ...
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35%
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Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Romance
Country: Taiwan, USA
Duration: 103 min.
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Style: psychological, feel good, humorous, unusual plot structure, light ...
Plot: gay couple, gay, closeted gay, gay relationship, surrogate mother, painter, gay love, interracial relations, gay father, gay lead character, family relations, love and romance ...
Time: 21st century
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35%
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From Afar (2015)
Genre: Drama, Romance
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Duration: 93 min.
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Style: tense, psychological, sexy, suspense, suspenseful ...
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The Falls: Covenant of Grace (2016)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
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Style: psychological, lgbt cinema, light, sexy, suspenseful ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Fathers (2016)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Thailand
Duration: 96 min.
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Style: psychological, captivating, romantic, melancholic, light ...
Plot: gay interest, gay marriage, gay, family, lgbt, gay slur, father son relationship, gay lead character, fatherhood, couple relations, love, couples ...
Time: 21st century
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