Movies like What's the Matter with Gerald?

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What's the Matter with Gerald? (2016)
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What's the Matter with Gerald? (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A hypochondriac irks his partner by embracing the advice of an eccentric healer.
Style: suspense, neurotic, humorous, exciting, romantic, witty, romanticism
Plot: magic, gay couple, gay interest, hypochondriac, identity crisis, love, gay, ghost, lawyer, friendship, writers, art, afterlife, dream, bisexual, self discovery, wealth, alcohol, pianist, dysfunctional family, professor, thanksgiving, interracial romance, gay lead character, breakup ...
Place: usa, nashville tennessee

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, touching, sexy and romantic films with plots about friendship, love and romance, love, romance, couples, gay and male nudity mostly in Romance, Drama and Comedy genres. Some movies like What's the Matter with Gerald?: Paternity Leave (2015), Scenes from a Gay Marriage (2012), That's Not Us (2015), Before the Fall (2016), Bookends (2008). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Paternity Leave (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Four years into his first stable relationship, a man finds out that he is pregnant with his partner's baby.
Style: humorous, light, feel good, captivating, cult film ...
Plot: gay relationship, gay parent, gay, doctor patient relationship, gay lead character, television, birth, friendship, fatherhood, child, expectant father, family relations ...
Place: nashville tennessee
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Scenes from a Gay Marriage (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: A recently single man finds solace in his upstairs neighbors' seemingly perfect relationship - until he suspects one of them is cheating.
Style: touching, suspenseful
Plot: gay, gay relationship, gay couple, homosexual, friendship, gay marriage, sex, gay sex, marriage, gay culture, couples, gay man straight woman relationship ...
Place: nashville tennessee, tennessee
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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, contemplative, touching, humorous, unusual plot structure ...
Plot: gay, lgbt, lesbian, gay couple, lesbian couple, couples, gay interest, couple relations, romance, love, love and romance, friendship ...
Time: 21st century
Place: 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, captivating, sexy, unusual plot structure ...
Plot: gay, gay lead character, gay romance, lgbt, gay love, lawyer, gay interest, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, gay slur, jealousy, self loathing, court case ...
Time: 21st century
Place: virginia, usa, appalachia
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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More Scenes from a Gay Marriage (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 70 min.
Story: Leigh has made a film about how Darren and Joe met and fell in love. Due to its exaggerated nature, personal complications ensue.
Plot: lgbt, male protagonist, friendship, gay, homosexual, gay man straight woman relationship, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, group of friends, gay couple, gay sex, sexual relations, friends who live together ...
Place: nashville tennessee, tennessee
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Bookends (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 70 min.
Story: Eight twenty-somethings gather together to celebrate the birthday of a mutual friend. Before the evening concludes, relationships are tested, hearts are broken and passions are renewed.
Style: touching, humorous, psychological, unusual plot structure
Plot: male homosexuality, dark humor, gay lead character, loneliness, friendship, lost love, closeted homosexual, love triangle, gay interest, fall in love, insecurity, dysfunctional relationship ...
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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, contemplative, unusual plot structure ...
Plot: gay, gay protagonist, gay couple, unrequited love, gay subtext, infidelity, gay interest, reunion, couples, designer, couple relations, youth ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
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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, holiday, all male cast, lgbt, gay interest, talking about love, christmas, homosexual, teenager, kidnapped, gay couple ...
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, contemplative, lgbt cinema ...
Plot: gay, friendship, gay son, gay protagonist, criminal, love, lgbt, gay couple, gay lead character, rejection, gay slur, gay relationship ...
Place: berlin germany
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Big Eden (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Big Eden is a tiny fictional town in northwestern Montana, as Preston Sturges or Frank Capra might have envisioned it. Timber and Cowboy country. This is the story of Henry Hart, a successful New York Artist, who returns to the town of his childhood ...
Style: feel good, touching, sentimental, romantic, sweet ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: gay, gay relationship, small town, friendship, native american, coming out, gays and lesbians, romance, looking for love, lifestyle, hopes, gay love ...
Time: 90s
Place: montana, usa, new york, new jersey, london
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Just Like Heaven (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Shortly after David Abbott moves into his new San Francisco digs, he has an unwelcome visitor on his hands: winsome Elizabeth Martinson, who asserts that the apartment is hers -- and promptly vanishes. When she starts appearing and disappearing at ...
Style: romantic, humorous, sentimental, not serious, sweet ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, teens, date night
Plot: ghost, supernatural romance, psychic, unlikely couple, initially antagonists, impossible love, waking up from a coma, afterlife, workaholic, opposites attract, coma, romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: san francisco, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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 ...
Style: queer cinema, lgbt cinema, gay cinema, humorous, sexy ...
Plot: lgbt, gay, gay youth, immigrants, transsexual, gay interest, bisexual, male prostitute, gay lead character, father son relationship, gay couple, transvestite ...
Time: 21st century
Place: berlin germany, germany
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Ghost Town (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Dentist, Bertram Pincus is a man whose people skills leave much to be desired. When Pincus dies unexpectedly, but is miraculously revived after seven minutes, he wakes up to discover that he now has the annoying ability to see ghosts.
Style: not serious, feel good, humorous, witty, sentimental ...
Audience: date night
Plot: afterlife, ghost, seeing dead people, back from the dead, doctor, psychic, supernatural, romance, fall in love, haunted by the past, selflessness, loss of loved one ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Celeste & Jesse Forever (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Celeste and Jesse met in high school and got married young. They laugh at the same jokes and finish each other’s sentences. They are forever linked in their friends’ minds as the perfect couple – she, a high-powered businesswoman and budding ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, sentimental, melancholic, romantic ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, girls' night
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa, new jersey, california, san francisco
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Kissing Jessica Stein (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Jessica, a Jewish copy editor living and working in New York City, is plagued by failed blind dates with men, and decides to answer a newspaper's personal advertisement. The advertisement has been placed by 'lesbian-curious' Helen ...
Style: feel good, touching, humorous, romantic, clever ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
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Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Aaron Davis (Steve Sandvoss) and Christian Markelli (Wes Ramsey) are the two most opposite people in the world. Aaron is a young Elder (or a Mormon missionary) who wants to do his family proud and is quite passionate about his religion and film. ...
Style: touching, romantic, sentimental, disturbing, humorous ...
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, idaho, usa, new york, salt lake city utah ...
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Paper Heart (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
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Duration: 88 min.
Story: Paper Heart follows Nick and Charlyne on a cross-country journey to document what exactly "love" is. Interviewing ministers, happily married couples, chemists, romance novelists, divorce lawyers, a group of children and more, the ...
Style: talky, feel good, captivating, humorous, sincere ...
Audience: date night, teens
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Time: 21st century, contemporary, 70s
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29%
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, lgbt cinema, psychological, uplifting, romantic ...
Plot: gay, gay lead character, lgbt, gay protagonist, love, young adult, friendship, gay sex, teenager, road trip, youth, couples ...
Time: contemporary
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Corrina, Corrina (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: When Manny Singer's wife dies, his young daughter Molly becomes mute and withdrawn. To help cope with looking after Molly, he hires sassy housekeeper Corrina Washington, who coaxes Molly out of her shell and shows father and daughter a whole ...
Style: touching, sentimental, sweet, feel good, humorous ...
Audience: girls' night, kids, chick flick
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Time: 50s, 20th century, 1950s
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Heart and Souls (1993)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A businessman is reunited with the four lost souls who were his guardian angels during childhood, all with a particular purpose to joining the afterlife.
Style: feel good, touching, sentimental, humorous, semi serious ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: afterlife, ghost, supernatural, redemption, angel, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, friendship, love, reincarnation, fear of commitment, happy ending, life philosophy ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, 1960s, 1990s, 1950s ...
Place: san francisco
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28%
Beautiful Something (2015)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Four diverse gay men navigate art, sex and love in one sublime night.
Style: sexy, unusual plot structure, melancholic, psychological, sincere ...
Plot: gay, gay subtext, love, homosexual, gay interest, male nudity, romance, youth, couples, love and romance, society, writer's life ...
Time: 21st century
Place: philadelphia, usa
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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, romantic, sincere, emotional, sweet ...
Audience: teen drama, teens
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Billy's Hollywood Screen Kiss (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Billy, a struggling young gay photographer (who likes Polaroids), tired of being the "other man", falls in love with Gabriel, a waiter and aspiring musician who is probably straight but possibly gay or at least curious. Billy tries to get ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, light, entertaining, witty ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: hollywood, gay, romance, fall in love, artists and showbiz, lifestyle, celebrity culture, gender, friendship, relationships, gay interest, gay lead character ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: los angeles, california, usa, san francisco, indiana
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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The Object of My Affection (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: A pregnant New York social worker begins to develop romantic feelings for her gay best friend, and decides she'd rather raise her child with him, much to the dismay of her overbearing boyfriend.
Style: touching, feel good, humorous, sentimental, sweet ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: fall in love, friendship, pregnancy, gay man straight woman relationship, gender, love triangle, unfulfilled love, convention, blind date, falling in love, gays and lesbians, romance ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa, brooklyn new york city, new york state
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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Ruby Sparks (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Calvin is a young novelist who achieved phenomenal success early in his career but is now struggling with his writing – as well as his romantic life. Finally, he makes a breakthrough and creates a character named Ruby who inspires him. When Calvin ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, surreal, psychological, sweet ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: dream, novelist, romance, bittersweet, loneliness, magic realism, writer's block, supernatural, love and romance, imaginary character, family relations, career ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Stranger Than Fiction (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Everybody knows that your life is a story. But what if a story was your life? Harold Crick is your average IRS agent: monotonous, boring, and repetitive. But one day this all changes when Harold begins to hear an author inside his head narrating his ...
Style: humorous, witty, surreal, talky, offbeat ...
Plot: destiny, death, professor, dying, writer's life, human nature, paranoia, life turned upside down, love and romance, self discovery, love, insanity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
The Last Straight Man (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Lewis is a closeted gay man throwing a bachelor party for his straight best friend and secret crush, Cooper. After a night of drunken sex together, the two men decide to meet in the same hotel suite on the same night each year to hook up and catch ...
Style: touching, semi serious, humorous, realistic, lgbt cinema ...
Plot: friendship, lovers reunited, gay romance, closeted homosexual, gay, coming out, infidelity, double life, friendship between men, gay relationship, love affair, self discovery ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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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, gay cinema, psychological, sexy, humorous ...
Plot: jealousy, gay relationship, gay couple, gay interest, breakup, gay youth, gay, rejection, gay love, gay lead character, journalist, gay protagonist ...
Time: 21st century
Place: amsterdam
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Truly Madly Deeply (1990)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Music, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Nina is totally heartbroken at the death of her boyfriend Jamie, but is even more unprepared for his return as a ghost. At first it's almost as good as it used to be - hey, even the rats that infested her house have disappeared. But Jamie ...
Style: touching, witty, sentimental, humorous, semi serious ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: ghost, afterlife, love, death, rat, river thames, cello, bittersweet, romance, impossible love, fall in love, love affair ...
Place: london
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Love! Valour! Compassion! (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Gregory invites seven friends to spend the summer at his large, secluded 19th-century home in upstate New York. The seven are: Bobby, Gregory's "significant other," who is blind but who loves to explore the home's garden using ...
Style: touching, sentimental, witty, realistic, feel good ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night
Plot: aids, gay, friendship, nudity (full frontal - brief), countryside, rehearsal, ballet, bittersweet, male nudity, human nature, couples, yuppie ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new york, usa, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%