Movies like Call Me by Your Name

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Call Me by Your Name (2017)
 7.9
 161K
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, teenage boy, self discovery, summer, homosexuality, gay, gay love, gay lead character, gay kiss, homosexual, love, coming out, masturbation, loss, swimming pool, 17 year old, sexual tension, small town, pianist, coming of age, seduction, desire ...
Time: year 1983
Place: italy

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, gay teenager, male nudity, friendship and homosexual mostly in Drama, Romance and Comedy genres. Some movies like Call Me by Your Name: Center of My World (2016), The Way He Looks (2014), Love, Simon (2018), God's Own Country (2017), Brokeback Mountain (2005). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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, gay, gay son, coming of age, gay lead character, infatuation, gay sex, gay kiss, gay protagonist, male objectification, gay brother ...
⇓ 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, gay teenager, teenage love, coming out, lgbt, homosexuality, friendship, coming of age, gay couple, gays and lesbians, blindness, blind character ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: brazil, sao paulo brazil
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.6
 86K
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, gay teenager, lgbt, homosexuality, gay relationship, gay lead character, lgbt teen, coming out, love, parent child relationship, closeted homosexual, high school ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
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, gay kiss, gay, homoerotic, sheep, farmer, english countryside, romanian, responsibility, migrant worker, gay couple, male male kiss ...
Place: yorkshire, northern england, romania
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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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, emotional, touching, captivating, sexy ...
Plot: homosexuality, gays and lesbians, gay relationship, forbidden love, gay, gay slur, cowboy, homosexual, tragic love, love and romance, love affair, lovers ...
Time: 1960s, 60s, 20th century, 80s, 70s ...
Place: texas, usa, wyoming, mexico
⇓ 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, atmospheric, emotional ...
Plot: gay, gay relationship, gays and lesbians, gay love, coming out, forbidden love, lgbt, love affair, strong sexual content, homosexuality, gay slur, fall in love ...
Place: germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.2
 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, gay teenager, gays and lesbians, small town, dysfunctional family, gender, gay couple, teenage love, youth, self discovery, couples, small town life ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: louisiana, usa
⇓ 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, gay love, homoeroticism, painter, pianist, lgbt teen, gay romance, homosexuality, gay relationship, gay culture, lebanese, concert hall ...
Place: manhattan new york city, lebanon, beirut lebanon
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 7.7
 20K
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, best friends, young lovers, grownups, teenage life, dysfunctional family, surfing, homosexual, lgbt teen ...
Time: contemporary
Place: california, southern california, san francisco, canada, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 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: realistic, serious, melancholic, scenic, touching ...
Plot: lgbt, coming out, homosexuality, gays and lesbians, gay, gay relationship, forbidden love, coming of age, couple relations, youth, romance, closeted homosexual ...
Time: 1910s, 19th century, 20th century, victorian, 1900s ...
Place: england, europe, campus, argentina, buenos aires argentina ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
92%
 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, lgbt teen, gay teenager, homosexuality, coming out, gay son, gay relationship, lgbt, bullying, in the closet, first love, school ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
90%
 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: bed wetting, gay teenager, male male kiss, friendship, gay, teenage boy, coming of age, gay son, unrequited love, first love, summer, lgbt teen ...
Place: iceland
⇓ 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, semi serious, humorous ...
Audience: teens
Plot: gay, lgbt teen, coming of age, homosexuality, gay teenager, gays and lesbians, coming out, lgbt, self discovery, high school, friendship, first gay sexual experience ...
Time: 80s, year 1984
Place: ohio, usa, midwest, new jersey, new york
⇓ 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, gay, coming of age, teenage love, teen angst, lgbt, teenage sex, teenage boy, youth, friendship between boys, coming out, camp ...
Place: argentina
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
North Sea Texas (2011)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Belgium
Duration: 98 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, sentimental, touching, serious, realistic
Plot: lgbt teen, gay teenager, coming of age, gay, first love, gay love, single parent, gays and lesbians, daydreamer, lgbt, social relations, family relations ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: belgium, flanders, europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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 ...
Audience: teen comedy
Plot: homosexuality, gay, coming out, lgbt, high school, frat party, prom, male virgin, girlfriend, virginity, first gay sexual experience, seduction ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.6
 26K
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, sincere, serious, talky ...
Plot: gay relationship, gays and lesbians, gay, gay couple, gay love, homosexual, weekend, gay club, coming out, lgbt, homosexuality, realism ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe, london, canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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: homoeroticism, homosexuality, lgbt, bisexuality, male male kiss, male masturbation, cancer, countryside, grandmother, deathbed, teacher, crying man ...
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 7.2
 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, gay, summer camp, friendship, gays and lesbians, youth, love triangle, gay teenager, teenagers, romance, teenage love, fall in love ...
Time: contemporary
Place: germany, europe, bavaria, berlin germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Holding the Man (2015)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: Australia
Duration: 127 min.
Story: In the 1970s, a young Australian boy, Timothy, finds himself confused. He falls for the captain of the football team. What follows shows all aspects of a relationship, regardless of gender or sexual preference. Conflict, temptation, and a huge ...
Plot: gay teenager, gay couple, gay relationship, gay romance, simulated sex, funeral, pubic hair, father son relationship, football, anal sex, gay brother, gay bashing ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.9
 2K
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, boy, friendship, teenage boy, gay latino, friend, gay kiss, male nudity, sex, anal sex, gay friend ...
Place: brazil
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 6.6
 1K
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 love, fatal accident, confrontation, gay romance, father son relationship, gay son, gay brother, reconciliation, gay sex ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.8
 1K
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, hairdresser, suicide, teen suicide, control freak, summer school ...
Place: iceland, manchester, manchester england
⇓ 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: serious, sincere, captivating, psychological, gloomy ...
Plot: romance, passionate interest, gay, forbidden love, lovers apart, incest, family problems, youth, parents and children, adolescence vs adulthood, gender, dysfunctional family ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: brazil, argentina, latin america, russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 7.0
 3K
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: gay, friendship, coming out, memory, puberty, party, swimming, closeted gay, homosexuality, past, love, cigarette lighter ...
Place: argentina
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.4
 234K
Moonlight (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: The tender, heartbreaking story of a young man’s struggle to find himself, told across three defining chapters in his life as he experiences the ecstasy, pain, and beauty of falling in love, while grappling with his own sexuality.
Plot: homosexuality, lgbt, gay, drug dealer, coming of age, gay teenager, gay son, absent father, gay couple, homosexual, gay african american, african american ...
Time: 2010s
Place: florida, atlanta georgia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.5
 11K
Boys (2014)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 78 min.
Story: BOYS tells the story of Sieger, a sporty, rather quiet 15-year-old boy who discovers love during the summer holidays. Sieger is training in the new athletics team for the national relay championships and meets the intriguing and unpredictable Marc. ...
Style: sentimental, touching, realistic, serious
Plot: gay teenager, gay, teenage love, friendship, coming of age, coming out, gay love, gays and lesbians, fall in love, youth, friends, teenage life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: holland
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 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, realistic, touching, gloomy ...
Plot: gay, coming out, depression, beach, gay teenager, gays and lesbians, romance, coming of age, dysfunctional family, fall in love, love and romance, couple relations ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: europe, frankfurt germany, france, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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: sentimental, sexual, touching, emotional, serious ...
Plot: gay teenager, coming of age, gays and lesbians, couples, teenage life, friendship, golden years, couple relations, love and romance, fall in love, small town life, self discovery ...
Time: 90s
Place: california, usa, southern california, santa monica california
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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, homosexual, hugging, german, gay kiss, gay, dancing, kiss, crying, coming out, first love, gay relationship ...
Place: germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%