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: gay slur, machismo, gay interest, initiation, gay teenager, circumcision, gay sex, banned, rite of passage, in the closet, sexuality, truck, unrequited love, repression, swimming, male nudity, knife, murder, blood, waterfall, goat, gay lead character, frustration, hut, closeted homosexual ...
Place: south africa

Most similar movies to The Wound

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out touching, captivating, realistic and sincere films with plots about gay, gay kiss, male nudity, gay sex, gay interest, gay slur and lgbt mostly in Drama, Romance and Action genres. Some movies like The Wound: The Pass (2016), Jesus (2016), Watercolors (2008), 4 Moons (2014), Center of My World (2016). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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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 ...
Style: lgbt cinema
Plot: homosexuality, gay lead character, soccer, gay slur, lgbt, gay, gay love, intimacy, male homosexuality, in the closet, beer, friendship between men ...
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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 ...
Style: gay cinema, lgbt cinema, homoerotic
Plot: gay teenager, male male kiss, gay slur, violence, teenager, breaking a bottle over someone's head, drunk, pubic hair, coma, forest, police, father son relationship ...
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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: sincere, touching, serious, emotional, sexy ...
Plot: gay teenager, gay, coming out, gay sex, teenage love, love and romance, lifestyle, gay student, sexuality, drug use, opposites attract, gays and lesbians ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
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91%
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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, gay sex, gay marriage, love triangle, childhood friend, friendship between men, childhood friends, male friendship, gay slur, in the closet, lgbt ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
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Center of My World (2016)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Germany, Austria
Duration: 115 min.
Story: A strange family: 17-year-old Phil lives with his mother and twin sister in an old mansion on the outskirts of town. When he returns from summer camp, the mood in the mansion has soured somehow. Phil doesn’t worry about it, hanging out with his ...
Style: captivating, realistic, psychological, rough, lgbt cinema
Plot: gay teenager, lgbt, gay lead character, gay sex, friendship, coming of age, gay, gay son, high school student, gay kiss, gay protagonist, bisexuality ...
Place: central europe
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70%
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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: emotional, sincere, touching, realistic, serious ...
Plot: gay sex, gay, gays and lesbians, self discovery, life turned upside down, family life, disorder, parents and children, family relations, husband wife relationship, sexual repression, gay interest ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: south africa, cape town south africa, africa
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68%
Theo and Hugo (2016)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Théo and Hugo meet in a club and form an immediate bond. Once the desire and elation of this first moment has passed, the two young men, now sober, wander through the empty streets of nocturnal Paris, having to confront the love they sense ...
Style: disturbing, suspense, thought provoking, touching
Plot: gay sex, gay relationship, gay love, gay, orgy, lgbt, gay couple, hiv positive, gay lead character, falling in love, real time, gay bar ...
Place: paris france, france
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67%
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
Plot: gay, male homosexuality, lgbt, homoeroticism, gay sex, real estate agent, refugee, gay kiss, gay lead character, gay interest, gay subtext, homosexual sex ...
Place: germany, berlin germany
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66%
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You'll Never Be Alone (2016)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Chile
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Introverted Juan, manager of a mannequin factory, lives alone with his eighteen-year-old gay son, Pablo. Whilst Pablo blithely studies dance, Juan is hoping that, after twenty-five years at the firm, his boss will consider him for a partnership. ...
Plot: homoeroticism, gay sex, gay teenager, gay slur, gay bashing, gay student, male homosexuality, lgbt, bullying, gang violence, gay, lgbt teen ...
Place: santiago chile, santiago de chile, chile
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62%
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.
Style: homoerotic
Plot: lgbt, male objectification, man wearing glasses, homoeroticism, erotica, man with glasses, clothed male naked male, male male kiss, champagne, gay kiss, barefoot male, male nudity ...
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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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 ...
Style: sentimental, uplifting, disturbing, romantic
Audience: teens
Plot: gay teenager, gay, gay relationship, homosexuality, lgbt teen, lgbt, gay son, first love, bullying, depression, school, friendship ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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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, disturbing, captivating, epic, psychological
Audience: kids
Plot: bed wetting, gay, gay teenager, first love, friendship, coming of age, unrequited love, lgbt teen, lgbt, teenage boy, gay son, male male kiss ...
Place: iceland
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
The Blonde One (2019)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Argentina
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Womanising Juan must quickly find a flatmate after his brother moves out. In moves Gabriel (the blonde of the title), Juan's stoic and very handsome co-worker, who is recently widowed and struggling to support his young daughter. What starts ...
Style: erotic, bleak, surprise ending, dark humor
Plot: closeted homosexual, gay love, gay, homosexuality, gay relationship, homosexual, lust, male nudity, sexual tension, homoeroticism, gay sex, male homosexuality ...
Place: argentina
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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 ...
Style: romantic, gay cinema, disturbing, captivating, psychological ...
Plot: dancing, first gay sexual experience, gay sex, lgbt, coming out, gay slur, gay romance, gay, gay lead character, rivalry, fight, friendship ...
Time: contemporary
Place: georgia (former ussr), georgia, tbilisi
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 5.3
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Jess & James (2015)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Argentina
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Jess is a bohemian youth with secrets to hide from his shrewd parents. James feels trapped living with his irritable mother. After meeting for a sexual encounter, the two young men set off on a spontaneous road trip across rural Argentina to reunite ...
Style: road movie
Plot: coming out, road trip, ghost, threesome, coming of age, menage a trois, gay sex, gay love, in the closet, unrequited love, anal sex, gay brother ...
Place: argentina
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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True Love (2004)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 72 min.
Story: Seven short stories about growing up gay in America and searching for true love.
Style: anthology
Plot: gay, gay interest, gay kiss, coming out, kiss, family relations, teenage boy, blackmail, gay teenager, coming of age, closeted homosexual, one night stand ...
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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, gay muslim, masturbation, arab, voyeurism, love, lgbt, male homosexuality, gay love, caught masturbating, gay slur ...
Place: egypt
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Clapham Junction (2007)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Set in the Clapham district of south London, England, the film is inspired by true events. The paths of several men intersect during a dramatic thirty-six hours in which their lives are changed forever.
Style: serious, realistic, melancholic, rough, touching ...
Plot: gay slur, masturbation, infidelity, seduction, society, life is a bitch, lifestyle, estrangement, looking for love, gay, intolerance, gay couple ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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India Blues: Eight Feelings (2013)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Germany
Duration: 96 min.
Story: INDIA BLUES is an edgy, bold and passionate love story between two young men who are sometimes afraid to love each other.
Style: avant garde
Plot: gay kiss, gay sex, male nudity, toilet, pubic hair, ladder, gay couple, anal sex, erection, cigarette, male masturbation, masturbation ...
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52%
 4.8
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Naked Dragon (2014)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: In the worst serial killer crime spree in years, the 'Dragon' is hunting young Asian men as his victims. FBI Agent Robbie Taylor has been assigned to use his skills as a psychic to help solve the case and find out the identity of the ...
Plot: blood, police, serial killer, interracial romance, psychic, male nudity, fbi, simulated sex, blood on wall, gay interest, gay kiss, pubic hair ...
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51%
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To Heaven (2012)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Argentina
Duration: 82 min.
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 ...
Plot: gay teenager, coming of age, punk music, gay kiss, grandmother grandson relationship, gay, suicide, gay son, church, gay youth, punk band, mother son relationship
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50%
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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, male prostitute, murder, lgbt, hustler, gay bashing, informant, gay sex, gay crush, anal sex, auto mechanic, gay slur ...
Place: venezuela
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48%
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West of Eden (2017)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: New Zealand
Duration: 118 min.
Story: New Zealand independent drama following a young Māori man who moves to the country to rebuild his life after facing prejudices around his sexual orientation. He takes on a job on a farm where he grows attached to the farmer’s son. But when their ...
Style: realistic, touching, serious, sincere, captivating ...
Plot: love affair, forbidden love, husband wife relationship, dysfunctional family, gay slur, father son relationship, family relations, gay interest, relocation, farm, ranch, murder ...
Time: year 1960
Place: new zealand
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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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 ...
Style: emotional, talky, captivating, touching, sincere ...
Plot: gay, gay teenager, gay romance, love, romance, homosexuality, character study, couples, secret love, introspection, loneliness, life philosophy ...
Place: brazil
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47%
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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 ...
Style: talky, touching, sincere, captivating, emotional ...
Plot: gay, gay teenager, gay relationship, gay couple, gay romance, gay student, tragic event, love, character study, introspection, love and romance, gay love ...
Place: usa
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47%
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Kept Boy (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A story of love, greed - and moisturizer.
Plot: gay sex, based on a novel, argument, gay slur, television show, smoking, homosexual, gay lead character, tattoo, falling down stairs, older man younger man relationship, drinking from the bottle ...
Place: los angeles
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45%
Brokeback Mountain (2005)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 134 min.
Story: Two modern-day cowboys meet on a shepherding job in the summer of '63, the two share a raw and powerful summer together that turns into a lifelong relationship conflicting with the lives they are supposed to live.
Style: emotional, melancholic, sincere, sexy, touching ...
Plot: homosexuality, gay, gay relationship, forbidden love, gays and lesbians, homosexual, gay romance, closeted homosexual, gay slur, male nudity, first gay sexual experience, cowboy ...
Time: 60s, 80s, 1960s, 70s, 20th century ...
Place: wyoming, usa, texas, new york, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Call Me by Your Name (2017)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Italy, France, USA, Brazil
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, gay cinema, disturbing, homoerotic ...
Plot: gay, lgbt, gay teenager, first love, teenage boy, summer, gay relationship, gay love, homosexuality, homosexual, gay romance, gay lead character ...
Time: 80s, year 1983
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 6.5
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Retake (2016)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A lonely, middle-aged man hires a male prostitute to recreate a road trip from his past.
Style: road movie
Plot: swimming pool, gay interest, gay, gay sex, anal sex, skinny dipping, photograph, male nudity, road trip, motel
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44%
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: realistic, homoerotic, touching, sincere, serious ...
Plot: male prostitution, gay, gay relationship, gays and lesbians, gay love, love and romance, society, romance, gay slur, crush, prostitute, drug use ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: cuba, havana cuba
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43%