Movies like Shining Moon 2016

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Shining Moon (2016)
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Shining Moon (2016)
Original name: El destello de la luna
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.
Plot: gay, lgbt, segregation, latin

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out queer cinema, humorous, lgbt cinema and realistic films with plots about gay, lgbt, gay interest, gay slur, male nudity, friendship and gay kiss mostly in Drama, Comedy and Romance genres. Some movies like Shining Moon: Front Cover (2015), Manderley (1981), Hurricane Bianca (2016), So Long Suburbia (2016), The Summer Side (2012). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Front Cover (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: One man does all he can to veil his Asian heritage; the other takes great pains to hide his sexual orientation. Both of these things begin to change when Ryan is hired to prepare film star Ning for a fashion shoot, and the men develop a bond.
Plot: gay, lgbt, gay sex, closeted homosexual, actor, chinese american, photo shoot
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
Takumi-kun Series: And the Spring Breeze Whispers (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Japan
Story: A 2nd year student is assigned a handsome new roommate at the start of the school year.
Plot: lgbt, gay, gay kiss, all male cast, attempted rape, school, gay interest, psychological trauma, gay relationship
⇓ similarity ⇓
94%
 5.4
 9
Manderley (1981)
Genre: Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 103 min.
Story: This is the story of three homosexuals who decide to spend the summer together at the cottage that the parents of one of them have in Santander. The film shows naturally a series of attitudes then considered shocking and even unnatural.
Plot: gay, lgbt, male nudity, gay interest, nudity (full frontal - brief)
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
Hurricane Bianca (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Hurricane Bianca is a revenge comedy about a New York teacher who moves to a small town in Texas, gets fired for being gay, and returns disguised in drag to get revenge on the people who were nasty to him.
Style: lgbt cinema, queer cinema
Plot: gay, lgbt, gay slur, teacher, high school, revenge, female impersonator, gay culture, gay pride, small town, education, high school teacher ...
Place: texas, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
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So Long Suburbia (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 64 min.
Story: So Long Suburbia is a campy queer coming of age teen film. Can be watched here: https://vimeo.com/195164161 (Offical)
Style: queer cinema
Audience: teens, teen drama
Plot: coming of age, lgbt, youth, lesbian, camp, gay, teenager, bisexual, transsexual
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
The Summer Side (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Comedy about a family of Gran Canaria island that shown in a "situation totally on edge" and reflects the way to be the canaries, as its author.
Plot: female director, lgbt, gay interest, gay slur, infidelity, drugs, humble, gambling, gay
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
 4.8
 136
Lieve Jongens (1980)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Lieve Jongens (“Sweet Boys”) explores the sexual fantasies of a middle-aged writer and the handsome young men who dominate his life. Wolf, a successful writer of romantic novels, is plagued by self doubt and writer's block. Though pleasant ...
Plot: lgbt, church, marriage, sexuality, male nudity, homosexual, gay sex, fetish, nudity (full frontal - brief), butt naked, gay, gay interest
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
 4.6
 156
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.
Plot: gay, male nudity, orgy, gay kiss, nudity (full frontal - brief), pubic hair, gay interest
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
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 5.4
 2K
Holy Mess (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Sweden
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A comedy about the new alternative family and how different family situations and relationships come to a head during the premier family weekend.
Style: lgbt cinema
Plot: dysfunctional family, christmas, gay, female director, lgbt, family dinner, gay subtext, birth, gay interest, gay protagonist, racial slur, gay couple ...
Place: eastern europe, sweden
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
Looking: The Movie (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Patrick returns to San Francisco for the first time in almost a year to celebrate a momentous event with his old friends. In the process, he must face the unresolved relationships he left behind and make difficult choices about what’s important to ...
Plot: gay, gay wedding, gay marriage, nightlife, friendship, love, romance, lgbt, dancing, group of friends, restaurant, ex lover ...
Place: san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
The Young, the Gay and the Restless (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 76 min.
Story: An aging, wealthy diva, Ms. Victoria Gaylord, in her late 50's learns that she has a mysterious illness and will soon be dead. Her family, friends, and entourage gather at her fabulous estate to assist her during this time of ill health. Some ...
Plot: lgbt, death, anniversary, bisexual, lesbian, homophobe, gay slur, molestation, group sex, gay sex, gay, homosexual ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 6.7
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4th Man Out (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Adam is your average working-class guy living in small-town America. He's an auto mechanic who spends his free time with his tight-knit band of bros, Chris, Nick and Ortu, with whom he does everything—poker, video games, shooting hoops, ...
Style: talky, light, realistic, touching, romantic ...
Audience: kids
Plot: gay, coming out, friendship, dating, relationships, prejudice, women, fall in love, loneliness, family, happy ending, gay slur ...
Place: san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
M4M: Measure for Measure (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 140 min.
Story: A plotting Duke leaves his kingdom in the hands of a prudish soldier, who evokes an arcane law making fornication punishable by death - but who then abuses his power when he becomes obsessed with an even more chaste young man.
Plot: gay
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 6.5
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Taekwondo (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Argentina
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Fernando is on holiday with his closest male friends in a beautiful country house in a suburb of Buenos Aries. On their own without their girlfriends in a “men only” environment, the hunky young studs bask in the hot sun, play in the pool, smoke ...
Style: psychological, humorous, sincere, captivating, disturbing ...
Audience: teens
Plot: gay, homoeroticism, male bonding, male friendship, male nudity, lgbt, friendship between men, homosexuality, friendship, male objectification, gay interest, swimming pool ...
Time: contemporary
Place: buenos aires argentina
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Writing Kim (2020)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Canada
Style: sexy
Plot: canadian, women, lgbt
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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, queer cinema
Plot: gay, lgbt, gay lead character, gay romance, gay love, hiking, class conflict, flashback, gay couple, coming out, pride, equality ...
Place: appalachia, virginia
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Almost Adults (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Follows two best friends in their final year of college while they transition into adulthood. One embraces her sexuality and tries to catch up on everything she has missed during her teenage years, while the other ends a long term relationship with ...
Style: humorous, sweet, funny, romantic, touching
Audience: girls' night
Plot: lesbian, coming out, lgbt, friendship, breakup, gay, roommate, girlfriend girlfriend relationship, break-up, brawl, parents and children, grownups ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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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.
Plot: gay, lgbt, gay subtext, lesbian couple, gay couple, lesbian, gay interest, boat, couples, gay sex, anal sex, beach ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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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: gay, homosexuality, coming out, lgbt, first gay sexual experience, high school, loss of virginity, frat party, prom, male virgin, girlfriend, seduction ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
People You May Know (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA, Spain
Duration: 101 min.
Story: 'People You May Know' tells the story of four friends in their 40s in Los Angeles. All them will have to confront a new reality when Delia gets pregnant from Joe, her best friend who happens to be gay.
Plot: long distance relationship, gay, gay man has sex with a woman, male nudity, gay interest
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
The Pursuit of Normality (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A search for his identity leads Will, a 17-year-old aspiring writer, on an exploration of his sexuality alongside visions of his older self. While pushing the boundaries of morality as he writes his first novel.
Plot: sexuality, coming of age, identity, abuse, gay, lgbt
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 6.6
 3K
Freak Show (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: The story of teenager Billy Bloom who, despite attending an ultra conservative high school, makes the decision to run for homecoming queen.
Style: touching, social, sentimental, artsy, intellectual
Plot: lgbt, lgbt teen, high school, self acceptance, transsexual, social misfits, hate crime, parents and children, friendship, teenager, social relations, private vs public ...
Time: 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 7.3
 11K
The Parade (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Serbia, Slovenia, Croatia, France, UK
Duration: 115 min.
Story: The Parade, in a tragicomic way, tells the story about ongoing battle between two worlds in contemporary post-war Serbian society - the traditional, oppressive, homophobic majority and a liberal, modern and open-minded minority... The film, which ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, offbeat, queer cinema
Plot: gay slur, gay, gender, homosexual, crimes, gangsters, society, gays and lesbians, muslim, social activist, disorder, lgbt ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: serbia, europe, croatia, kosovo, bosnia
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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That Old Dream That Moves (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 51 min.
Story: A chronicle of the last days of a factory that is about to shut down. Among the workers forced to idle away until the end of the week, Jacques, a young technician is busy dismantling a machine while, without noticing it, turning on some of the men ...
Plot: gay, factory, sexual attraction, countryside, job, nudity (full frontal - brief), gay interest, worker, male nudity, shower, homosexuality
Place: south of france, southern france
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 6.4
 1K
Papi Chulo (2018)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Ireland, UK
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A lonely TV weatherman strikes up an unusual friendship with a middle-aged Latino migrant worker.
Plot: lgbt, grieving, potted plant, migrant, gay interest, search, gay lead character, boat, worker, gay, breakup, mourning ...
Place: southern california
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
It Gets Better (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
Story: Inspired by the It Gets Better Project this documentary film follows the stories of three real-life subjects who are at unique impasses related to their identities as gay or transgender people.
Plot: lgbt, bisexual, tolerance, lesbian, acceptance, bullying, homosexual, gay, teenager, transsexual, hopes
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
The Absent Season (2004)
Genre: Drama
Country: Chile
Duration: 85 min.
Story: When love has to compete with artistic inspiration and memories from a sheltering past come to take the artist to imaginary worlds that exist deep in his mind. This is the story of young Adrian, pianist and composer, in love with his sister and ...
Style: psychological, atmospheric, contemplative, sentimental, captivating ...
Plot: love affair, forbidden love, musician's life, family relations, unfulfillment, lifestyle, artists and showbiz, romance, cause and meaning, loneliness, sexual content, love and romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: chile, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Rhythm & Blues (2000)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: John (Paul Blackthorne), lonely and living in London, unexpectedly meets outlandish druggie skinhead Byron (Ian Henderson), and suddenly, John's life turns to wacky. When Byron takes him to Boys Galore, a gay escort agency, John is introduced ...
Style: queer cinema
Plot: prostitution, gay, lgbt, narcissist, male escort, brothel, cemetery, cruising, telescope, gay interest, cruise
Place: london
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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
Plot: gay, gay son, friendship, closeted gay, gay protagonist, criminal, love, lgbt, butt naked, gay interest, anal sex, gay kiss ...
Place: berlin germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
The Year of the First Kiss (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 94 min.
Story: 31 year-old Tristan remembers the time when he was 15 and had just hit puberty. But he is not alone in this, he is with a large group of friends: Specki, a fat kid who is always stuffing himself, Streusel, a cheeky boy covered with spots, Tümai, a ...
Plot: lgbt, dance school, female nudity, divorced parents, school, caught masturbating, childhood friend, memories, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, first kiss, male nudity, party ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%