Movies like Call Me by Your Name

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Call Me by Your Name (2017)
 7.9
 153K
Call Me by Your Name (2017)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Italy, France, Brazil, USA
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: sincere, touching, disturbing, captivating
Plot: gay relationship, lgbt, gay teenager, first love, summer, teenage boy, self discovery, gay, coming out, homosexual, gay lead character, masturbation, homosexuality, loss, gay love, gay kiss, love, small town, sexual tension, swimming pool, coming of age, seduction, pianist, desire, jewish family ...
Time: year 1983
Place: italy

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Most similar movies to Call Me by Your Name

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, touching, sincere and serious films with plots about gay, gay kiss, coming of age, homosexual, homosexuality, male nudity and friendship mostly in Drama, Romance and Comedy genres. Some movies like Call Me by Your Name: Love, Simon (2018), Center of My World (2016), The Way He Looks (2014), God's Own Country (2017), Maurice (1987). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 7.6
 83K
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, emotional, sweet, romantic, sincere ...
Audience: teen drama
Plot: gay, lgbt, gay teenager, gay lead character, coming out, homosexuality, gay relationship, lgbt teen, closeted homosexual, love, parent child relationship, friendship ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
Center of My World (2016)
Genre: Drama
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 ...
Plot: gay teenager, lgbt, coming of age, gay, gay sex, infatuation, gay lead character, gay kiss, gay protagonist, gay son, gay brother, first love ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Way He Looks (2014)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Brazil
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Leonardo is a blind teenager dealing with an overprotective mother while trying to live a more independent life. To the disappointment of his best friend, Giovana, he plans to go on an exchange program abroad. When Gabriel, a new student in town, ...
Style: touching, sentimental, serious, sweet, romantic ...
Plot: gay, teenage love, homosexuality, coming out, gay teenager, lgbt, friendship, blind character, blindness, coming of age, gays and lesbians, teenage life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: brazil, sao paulo brazil
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
God's Own Country (2017)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A young farmer in rural Yorkshire numbs his daily frustrations with binge drinking and casual sex, until the arrival of a Romanian migrant worker.
Plot: gay relationship, homoerotic, gay kiss, farmer, sheep, gay, english countryside, romanian, migrant worker, responsibility, lgbt, male male kiss ...
Place: yorkshire, northern england, romania
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 7.7
 14K
Maurice (1987)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 140 min.
Story: In 1909, Maurice Hall (James Wilby) enters Cambridge, where he befriends wealthy Clive Durham (Hugh Grant). Clive confesses he is sexually attracted to Maurice, who realizes he is a homosexual when he begins to return Clive's feelings. The two ...
Style: touching, clever, sentimental, realistic, serious ...
Plot: coming of age, gay, lgbt, coming out, gays and lesbians, gay relationship, college life, british, romance, working class, stock broker, couples ...
Time: 1910s, 19th century, victorian, 20th century, 1900s ...
Place: england, europe, campus, italy, france ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.1
 4K
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, sincere, realistic ...
Plot: gay teenager, gay, small town, gays and lesbians, dysfunctional family, gender, self discovery, youth, teenage love, couples, small town life, introspection ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: louisiana, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.8
 19K
Shelter (2007)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Forced to give up his dreams of art school, Zach works dead-end jobs to support his sister and her son. Questioning his life, he paints, surfs and hangs out with his best friend, Gabe. When Gabe's older brother returns home for the summer, Zach ...
Style: touching, sincere, romantic, sweet, emotional ...
Plot: gay, gay relationship, coming out, gays and lesbians, young lovers, grownups, teenage life, best friends, dysfunctional family, surfing, homosexual, gay teenager ...
Time: contemporary
Place: california, southern california, san francisco, canada, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
North Sea Texas (2011)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Belgium
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Pim lives in a run-down house in a dead-end street somewhere on the Flanders coast, together with his mother Yvette Bulteel. Life here smells of cold French fries, cheap cigarettes, vermouth and stale beer. Mother Yvette uses her friend Etienne, ...
Style: sincere, serious, touching, sentimental, realistic
Plot: coming of age, gay teenager, first love, single parent, gay, gays and lesbians, daydreamer, gay love, lgbt teen, lgbt, family relations, dull life ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: belgium, flanders, europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
88%
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 7.4
 4K
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: epic
Audience: kids
Plot: gay teenager, bed wetting, teenage boy, friendship, coming of age, male male kiss, summer, first love, lgbt, farmer, suicide attempt, gay crush ...
Place: iceland
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.6
 16K
Free Fall (2013)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Germany
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A promising career with the police, a baby on the way... Marc's life seems to be right on track. Then he meets fellow policeman Kay and during their regular jogs Marc experiences a never-before-felt sense of ease and effortlessness -- and what ...
Style: touching, serious, sexual, emotional, atmospheric ...
Plot: gay, gays and lesbians, forbidden love, coming out, love affair, strong sexual content, lgbt, infidelity, gay relationship, love and romance, fall in love, gay love ...
Place: germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
My Best Friend (2018)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Argentina
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Lorenzo is a teenager who lives in Patagonia. One day his family receives in his house to Caíto, the son of some friends who are going through a serious family situation and can not take care of him. He is a complicated kid and has difficulty ...
Style: tragicomedy
Plot: gay teenager, coming of age, teen angst, teenage love, gay, lgbt, teenage boy, youth, friendship between boys, teenage sex, nature, homosexual ...
Place: argentina
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
 7.2
 5K
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 teenager, gay, lgbt teen, in the closet, bullying, coming out, gay relationship, homosexuality, lgbt, gay son, first love, baseball cap ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
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: melancholic, sexy, emotional, touching, captivating ...
Plot: homosexuality, gay relationship, gays and lesbians, forbidden love, tragic love, gay slur, homosexual, cowboy, love and romance, male nudity, gay romance, lovers ...
Time: 1960s, 80s, 20th century, 60s, 70s ...
Place: usa, wyoming, texas, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.5
 5K
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 love, gay sex, painter, gay, pianist, homoeroticism, homosexuality, gay relationship, gay culture, lgbt teen, menage a trois, threesome ...
Place: manhattan new york city, beirut lebanon, lebanon
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.6
 25K
Weekend (2011)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 97 min.
Story: After a drunken house party with his straight mates, Russell heads out to a gay club. Just before closing time he picks up Glen but what's expected to be just a one-night stand becomes something else, something special.
Style: realistic, touching, serious, sincere, talky ...
Plot: gay relationship, gays and lesbians, gay love, homosexual, weekend, gay club, lgbt, homosexuality, gay, sexual exploration, sexuality, gender ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe, london, canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Edge of Seventeen (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A gay teenager finds out who he is and what he wants, who his friends are, and who loves him, in this autobiographical tale set in middle U.S. in the 1980s. Growing up, learning about life, love, sex, friends, and lovers.
Style: realistic, sexual, touching, sincere, humorous ...
Audience: teens
Plot: coming of age, gay, high school, friendship, lgbt teen, coming out, summer, amusement park, gays and lesbians, lgbt, homosexuality, small town ...
Time: 80s, year 1984
Place: ohio, usa, midwest, new jersey, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.4
 13K
Summer Storm (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance, Sport
Country: Germany
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Tobi and Achim, the pride of the local crew club, have been the best of friends for years and are convinced that nothing will ever stand in the way of their friendship. They look forward to the upcoming summer camp and the crew competition. Then the ...
Style: touching, humorous, light, romantic, sweet ...
Audience: teens
Plot: coming out, summer camp, friendship, gays and lesbians, youth, gay, love triangle, romance, teenage love, gay teenager, fall in love, coming of age ...
Time: contemporary
Place: germany, europe, bavaria, berlin germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Prayers for Bobby (2009)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: True story of Mary Griffith, gay rights crusader, whose teenage son committed suicide due to her religious intolerance. Based on the book of the same title by Leroy Aarons.
Style: serious, touching, sentimental, psychological, realistic ...
Plot: coming out, gays and lesbians, tragic event, christianity, gay teenager, suicide, homosexual, parents and children, life is a bitch, society, family problems, gay relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, san francisco, california, portland oregon
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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From Beginning to End (2009)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Brazil
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Two brothers develop a very close relationship as they are growing up in an idyllic and happy family. When they are young adults their relationship becomes very intimate, romantic, and sexual.
Style: gloomy, sexual, realistic, sincere, serious
Plot: romance, incest, gay, gays and lesbians, passionate interest, lovers apart, parents separation, parents and children, adolescence vs adulthood, youth, architect, dysfunctional family ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: brazil, argentina, latin america, russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 7.0
 2K
Esteros (2016)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Argentina, Brazil, France
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Matias and Jeronimo know each other since childhood. Their friendship takes a new turn during the holiday before starting high school when they both experience their sexual awakening.
Plot: friendship, coming out, gay, memory, party, puberty, swimming, homosexuality, love, past, undressing, rain ...
Place: argentina
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Beautiful Thing (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A pair of teenage boys growing up in a working-class neighbourhood of Thamesmead, in south-east London, become aware of their homosexuality. While both were vaguely aware they might be gay, neither had ever acted on their impulses. Once they decide ...
Style: touching, semi serious, sincere, romantic, sweet ...
Audience: teens
Plot: gay, coming out, homosexuality, sexuality, friendship, teenage love, lgbt, gays and lesbians, teenager, coming of age, self discovery, homosexual ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: london, england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
The Journey of Jared Price (2000)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: "The Journey of Jared Price" is a gay-themed coming-of-age 2000 film written, produced and directed by Academy Award winner Dustin Lance Black. Black won the Oscar award for Best Original Screenplay for "Milk". The Journey of ...
Style: touching, sexual, sentimental, sincere, emotional ...
Plot: coming of age, gays and lesbians, friendship, gender, self discovery, youth, love and romance, fall in love, golden years, couple relations, hollywood, friends ...
Time: 90s
Place: california, usa, southern california, santa monica california
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 6.7
 5K
Come Undone (2000)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Story of two gorgeous, young French boys who begin a passionate relationship that boils over and threatens to destroy both their lives. Shy Mathieu is 18-years-old and on summer vacation in the south of France. He spends his days lazily sunning ...
Style: sexual, emotional, gloomy, sentimental, touching ...
Plot: coming out, gay, depression, beach, gays and lesbians, romance, coming of age, dysfunctional family, love and romance, sexual relations, couple relations, family relations ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: europe, frankfurt germany, france, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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The First Time - Bedingungslose Liebe (2011)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Germany
Duration: 91 min.
Story: The film tells the story of two boys and how they deal with the discovery of love.
Plot: homosexuality, hugging, gay kiss, homosexual, german, gay, teenage boy, crying, kiss, gay teenager, first love, gay relationship ...
Place: germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
The Flavor of Corn (1986)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Lorenzo, a handsome first-year professor in an isolated Italian village, falls under the spell of his most beguiling pupil, a dark-haired, starry-eyed 12-year-old named Duilio. As Lorenzo's relationship with his heartless girlfriend ...
Plot: homosexuality, homoeroticism, lgbt, homosexual, gay kiss, intergenerational friendship, love letter, village, sexual tension, letter, party, school ...
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 5.3
 1K
Tan Lines (2005)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Australia
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Cute teen Midget Hollow wanders through life riding big waves and partying with surfer boys. When Midget's best friend's gay brother Cass arrives on the scene, the two quickly dive head first into a clandestine sea of sexual awakening.
Style: serious, sincere, sentimental, touching, sexual ...
Plot: surfing, coming of age, coming out, brother, homosexuality, ocean, gays and lesbians, ocean or sea, social relations, small town, friendship, gender ...
Time: contemporary
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
A Home at the End of the World (2004)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Three friends form a bond over the year, Johnathan is gay, Clare is straight and Bobby is neither, instead he loves the people he loves. As their lives go on there is tension and tears which culminate in a strong yet fragile friendship between the ...
Style: touching, sexual, realistic, serious, sincere ...
Plot: aids, gay, friendship, love triangle, pregnancy, self discovery, bisexual, tantrum, gays and lesbians, lgbt, friends, rock ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 60s, year 1967, 1960s
Place: ohio, usa, new york, woodstock, phoenix arizona ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 5.3
 372
Eden's Curve (2003)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A coming of age romantic drama set in 1972 based on real life events.
Style: thought provoking, sincere, serious, gloomy, sentimental ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: coming out, university, coming of age, gay, lgbt, youth, love and romance, student life, gays and lesbians, destructive relationship, sexual relations, unfulfillment ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1972
Place: virginia
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 5.5
 1K
Rock Haven (2007)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Canada
Duration: 78 min.
Story: The coastal California community of Rock Haven is the perfect place for cute eighteen-year-old Brady and his loving mother to begin a fresh start. Their mission: to spread the word of the Lord. But while roaming the beach one day, Brady meets ...
Style: psychological, touching, sexual, serious, sincere ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: coming out, church, friendship, beach, coming of age, christianity, gay relationship, gay, gays and lesbians, gay love, small town, school ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 5.7
 707
Last Summer (2013)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 73 min.
Story: Luke and Jonah, two high school sweethearts, spend their final days together over the course of a long, quiet summer in the rural American South, contemplating their uncertain future and the uncertain future of America.
Plot: gay relationship, summer, small town, leaving home, coming of age, gay, church, gay lead character, adoption, photograph, teenage boy, baseball ...
Place: alabama
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%