Movies like The Wound

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The Wound (2017)
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The Wound (2017)
Original name: Inxeba
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: South Africa, Germany, Netherlands, France
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Eastern Cape, South Africa. A lonely factory worker, Xolani, takes time off his job to assist during an annual Xhosa circumcision initiation into manhood. In a remote mountain camp that is off limits to women, young men, painted in white ochre, recuperate as they learn the masculine codes of their culture. In this environment of machismo and aggression, Xolani cares for a defiant initiate from Johannesburg, Kwanda, who quickly learns Xolani's best kept secret, that he is in love with another man.
Plot: circumcision, initiation, gay teenager, gay sex, gay, rite of passage, banned, sexuality, truck, unrequited love, repression, swimming, gay slur, murder, waterfall, goat, gay lead character, machismo, frustration, hut, sexual repression, punched in the face, blood, male bonding, male nudity ...
Place: south africa

Most similar movies to The Wound

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out touching, realistic, serious and sincere films with plots about gay, gay kiss, gay sex, male nudity, anal sex, gay teenager and homosexuality mostly in Drama, Romance and Comedy genres. Some movies like The Wound: Seashore (2015), Akron (2015), From Afar (2015), A Moment in the Reeds (2017), Brother and Sister (2016). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Seashore (2015)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Brazil
Duration: 83 min.
Story: A lonely beach on the southernmost coast of Brazil is the scene for two friends, on the brink of adulthood, to explore their understanding of themselves and one another. Martin (Mateus Almada) has been sent by his father to retrieve what appears to ...
Plot: gay, gay teenager, friendship, boy, teenage boy, gay kiss, friend, gay friend, anal sex, gay latino, sex, gay sex ...
Place: brazil
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95%
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Akron (2015)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Benny, a college freshman at the University of Akron, Ohio meets and falls for fellow freshman Christopher at a football game. With the support of their families and friends they embark on a new relationship. But a tragic event in the past involving ...
Plot: gay, gay teenager, gay student, gay sex, gay son, reconciliation, gay brother, father son relationship, gay couple, gay kiss, confrontation, american football ...
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90%
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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), ...
Plot: gay, gay relationship, murder, theft, patricide, gay hustler, gay cruising, gay crush, male prostitute, gay bashing, anal sex, street gang ...
Place: venezuela
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
A Moment in the Reeds (2017)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, Finland
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Having moved to Paris for university, Leevi returns to his native Finland for the summer to help his estranged father renovate the family lake house so it can be sold. Tareq, a recent asylum seeker from Syria, has been hired to help with the work, ...
Plot: gay lead character, gay, gay relationship, lgbt, immigration, romance, gay sex, migrant worker, male male kiss, gay kiss, homosexuality, sex scene ...
Place: finland
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
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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 ...
Plot: gay, homosexuality, gay relationship, lgbt, homoeroticism, gay sex, manipulation, refugee, gay protagonist, real estate agent, polish, gay lead character ...
Place: germany, berlin germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 7.0
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Jonas (2018)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 82 min.
Story: When Jonas was 14 he met the charismatic but mysterious Nathan. In addition to guiding him in his sexuality, Jonas soon confronts something dark and even dangerous about his new friend. Now an attractive, sexually assured adult, memories still haunt ...
Plot: gay teenager, gay, homosexuality, lgbt, boy, teenager, teenage boy, youth, gay kiss
Time: 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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All My Life (2008)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Israel, France, Egypt, Lebanon
Duration: 119 min.
Story: For Rami, all is for the best in this best of all possible worlds, as long as he keeps to himself. But when his longtime lover leaves him to marry a woman and his best friends drift away, he comes face to face with the harsh realities of life as a ...
Plot: taboo sex, gay, voyeurism, masturbation, arab, gay teenager, love, lgbt, homosexuality, male nudity, gay lead character, police corruption ...
Place: egypt
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54%
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Those People (2015)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: On Manhattan's gilded Upper East Side, a young gay painter is torn between an obsession with his infamous best friend and a promising new romance with an older foreign pianist.
Plot: gay, gay love, homoeroticism, gay relationship, painter, pianist, lgbt teen, gay romance, gay culture, homosexuality, art school, burial ...
Place: manhattan new york city, beirut lebanon, lebanon
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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The Pass (2016)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Two young professional soccer players share a hotel room the night before their first big game. Out of nowhere, one kisses the other. The impact of this 'pass' reverberates through the next ten years of their lives - a decade of fame and ...
Plot: gay, homosexuality, gay lead character, lgbt, sport, in the closet, gay kiss, sexual tension, male male hug, shower, love, gay slur ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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Jesus (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: Chile, France, Germany, Greece, Colombia
Duration: 85 min.
Story: 18-year-old Jesús lives with his stern, somewhat unaffectionate father in Santiago, Chile. When not doing drugs, having casual sex or simply slouching in front of the TV, Jesús and his friends perform in a K-pop boyband. But his routine is thrown ...
Plot: gay teenager, gay, violence, pubic hair, hand job, forest, night, erection, male objectification, coma, homoerotic, mooning ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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Heartstone (2016)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Iceland, Denmark
Duration: 129 min.
Story: A remote fishing village in Iceland. Teenage boys Thor and Christian experience a turbulent summer as one tries to win the heart of a girl while the other discovers new feelings toward his best friend. When summer ends and the harsh nature of ...
Style: thought provoking, captivating, psychological, disturbing, epic
Audience: kids
Plot: bed wetting, gay teenager, gay, first love, friendship, coming of age, lgbt teen, unrequited love, summer, male male kiss, teenager, nature ...
Place: iceland
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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The Third One (2014)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Argentina
Duration: 70 min.
Story: After meeting in a chat room, Fede (22) arrives at a downtown building to have an intimate encounter with a gay couple older than him. As the night unfolds, Fede has an intense and telling experience. The next morning finds him different, as if ...
Plot: menage a trois, gay, threesome, gay couple, chat room, gay sex, homosexuality, lgbt, gay relationship, anal sex, internet dating, gay lead character ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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.
Plot: gay, daughter, religion, church, homosexuality, gay kiss, male nudity, gay husband, gay wedding, adoption, anal sex, pastor ...
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46%
 6.2
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Beauty (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: South Africa, France, Germany
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Tells the story of François van Heerden, a mid-40s, white, Afrikaans-speaking family man living in Bloemfontein, who has become devoid of any care or concern for his own measure of happiness, and so convinced of his ill-fated existence, that he is ...
Style: sincere, emotional, realistic, touching, serious
Plot: gays and lesbians, gay, gay sex, sexual repression, coming out, life turned upside down, family relations, disorder, family life, unfulfillment, parents and children, gender ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: south africa, cape town south africa, africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
And Then We Danced (2019)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Sweden, Georgia, France
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Merab has been training since a young age at the National Georgian Ensemble with his dance partner Mary. His world is suddenly turned upside down when the charismatic and carefree Irakli arrives and becomes both his strongest rival and desire. In ...
Plot: dancing, gay, boxer shorts, gay romance, lgbt, secret love, mutual masturbation, dance school, desire, coming out, male underwear, brother brother relationship ...
Place: georgia, tbilisi
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 6.8
 97
Solos (2007)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Singapore
Duration: 77 min.
Story: Inspired by true events, Solos explores relationships among three individuals who are struggling to open up their feelings towards each other. Filmmakers Kan Lume and Loo Zihan co-directed this pathos that dramatizes the selfishness of love and its ...
Style: art house, social
Plot: man boy relationship, loneliness, guilt, anxiety, teacher, secret, student, gay love, teacher student relationship, gay teenager, male nudity, revenge ...
Place: singapore
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44%
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Jitters (2010)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Iceland
Duration: 93 min.
Story: An unexpected first kiss causes Gabriel to feel the electrifying "jitters" of love and lust with the free-spirited Marcus; a perfect way to end a Summer studying abroad. Realizing he is gay, Gabriel returns home and is immediately ...
Plot: gay, gay teenager, coming out, house party, first love, group of friends, teenage boy, suicide, hairdresser, teen suicide, control freak, summer school ...
Place: iceland, manchester, manchester england
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42%
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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: sexual, realistic, serious, emotional, touching
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: gay, erection, friendship, wrestling, gay sex, gender, urban, friends, countryside, lifestyle, fish out of water, youth ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: france, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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 6.2
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Dream Boy (2008)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The story of Nathan, a young teenager who tries to flourish in a romantic relationship with neighbour Roy. The two young men will have to face the brutal reality of the rural south of the United States in the late 1970s.
Style: touching, sentimental, serious, realistic, sincere ...
Plot: gay, gay teenager, gays and lesbians, small town, dysfunctional family, gay relationship, gender, gay couple, self discovery, teenage love, youth, introspection ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: louisiana, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 5.7
 105
Crush (2009)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 77 min.
Story: A four part anthology exploring the multitude of emotions and colors in gay relationships.
Plot: masturbation, soldier, gay, vampire, gay teenager, kissing, blow job, sexual attraction, omnibus, gay sex, ring, male male kiss ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
The Endless Possibility of Sky (2012)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Sex and drugs-getting hooked and getting off –can be addicting. For Drew (Brad Hallowell), eking out a mundane life in Waterville, Maine, it is resisting the illicit pleasure in New York; for Mistress Datina (Philly), it means operating a sex and ...
Plot: gay, drug addiction, drug addict, part animation, gay kiss, drug dealer, homelessness, erection, anonymous sex, disco ball, rape, death ...
Place: new york, maine
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 7.5
 4K
4 Moons (2014)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Mexico
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Four stories about love and self-acceptance: An eleven year-old boy struggles to keep secret the attraction he feels towards his male cousin. Two former childhood friends reunite and start a relationship that gets complicated due to one of them’s ...
Style: captivating, disturbing, psychological
Plot: gay couple, gay, love triangle, male friendship, gay marriage, childhood friends, gay relationship, gay slur, in the closet, lgbt, coming out, gay sex ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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Boy Culture (2006)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A successful male escort describes in a series of confessions his tangled romantic relationships with his two roommates and an older, enigmatic male client.
Style: humorous, semi serious, clever, touching, realistic
Plot: gay, gays and lesbians, homosexuality, gay sex, confession, gay teenager, lgbt, intergenerational friendship, homosexual, coming out, prostitute, friendship ...
Time: contemporary
Place: seattle, usa, washington state, seattle washington
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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Being 17 (2016)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Set in the beautiful high Pyrenees in south-west France, Damien lives with his mother Marianne, a doctor, while his father, a pilot, is on a tour of duty abroad with the French military. At school, Damien is bullied by Thomas, who lives in the ...
Plot: gay, lgbt teen, gay teenager, homosexuality, gay relationship, coming out, gay son, lgbt, bullying, in the closet, first love, friendship ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Call Me by Your Name (2017)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 132 min.
Story: Elio Perlman is spending the summer with his family at their vacation home in Lombardy, Italy. When his father hires a handsome doctoral student, the curious 17-year-old finds himself developing a growing attraction to the young man.
Style: touching, sincere, disturbing, captivating
Plot: lgbt, gay relationship, gay teenager, summer, teenage boy, first love, homosexuality, homosexual, gay, self discovery, gay love, love ...
Time: year 1983
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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.
Plot: gay, gay son, gay protagonist, gay slur, male nudity, gay lead character, gay kiss, gay couple, gay sex, blow job, gay romance, rejection ...
Place: berlin germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
The Last Match (2013)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Spain, Cuba
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Cuba is not a country for young gays. Teen rent boy Reinier falls in love with a mate in the slum soccer field at their neighbourhood in Havana. Although obsessed with moneymaking to hold up his baby, teen wife and wife's granma, gambler ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, sexual, humorous
Plot: gay, gays and lesbians, prostitute, romance, love and romance, society, gender, gay latino, gay love, kiss, money, male nudity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: cuba, havana cuba
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 6.9
 392
The Marriage (2017)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Kosovo, Albania
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Bekim and Anita are getting married, but Anita is unaware that Bekim is still in love with his best friend Nol.
Plot: gay, infidelity, argument, affair, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, police car, taxi, gay man has sex with a woman, wedding dress, love triangle, passionate kiss, gay lead character ...
Place: kosovo
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Beneath the Skin (2015)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, Canada
Duration: 87 min.
Story: After his family falls apart Joshua is forced to move to Canada to live with his estranged father. It is there he meets Jay, a local tattoo artist. The two becomes closer despite the negativity that surrounds them.
Plot: gay, lgbt, bully, barefoot male, gay kiss, friendship, clothed male naked male, man wearing glasses, male objectification, homoerotic, boarding school, male male kiss ...
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 6.4
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Watercolors (2008)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Carter, a troubled teen stays with a friend of his dads and starts flirting with her son Danny. After the weekend school returns, however Carter a school jock tells Danny he does not want to be seen with him at school. Their relationship grows ...
Style: realistic, sexual, touching, serious, sincere
Plot: gay teenager, coming out, gays and lesbians, teenage love, gender, tragic love, lifestyle, friends, best friends, youth, haunted by the past, athlete's life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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