Movies like Call Me by Your Name

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Call Me by Your Name (2017)
 7.8
 264K
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, disturbing, lgbt cinema, homoerotic, erotic, sexy, sad, romantic, captivating ...
Audience: teens, chick flick, girls' night, pre-teens, teen drama
Plot: gay, lgbt, gay love, summer, love, homosexual, gay relationship, gay teenager, gay romance, teenage boy, gay couple, first love, sexual tension, desire, self discovery, homosexuality, coming out, age difference, gay lead character, loss, small town, father son relationship, first gay sexual experience, masturbation, 17 year old ...
Time: year 1983, 80s
Place: italy, mediterranean sea

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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 queer cinema, touching, captivating and sincere films with plots about gay, lgbt, lgbtq, gay kiss, gay love, gay interest and gay lead character mostly in Drama, Romance and Sport genres. Some movies like Call Me by Your Name: Maurice (1987), Brokeback Mountain (2005), The Way He Looks (2014), Free Fall (2013), North Sea Texas (2011). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 7.7
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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: sexy, melancholic, scenic, serious, realistic ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: gay, lgbt, homosexuality, gay relationship, homosexual, first gay sexual experience, male nudity, closeted homosexual, gay lead character, gay love, forbidden love, friendship ...
Time: victorian era, 19th century, pre world war one, 70s, 1910s ...
Place: england, london, europe, greece, italy ...
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95%
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, sexy, melancholic, touching, sad ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: gay, homosexuality, forbidden love, gay relationship, homosexual, lgbt, gays and lesbians, first gay sexual experience, closeted homosexual, gay romance, gay slur, cowboy ...
Time: 60s, 80s, 70s, year 1963, 20th century
Place: wyoming, texas, usa, new york, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
88%
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, serious, sweet, romantic, sentimental ...
Audience: teens, chick flick, teen drama
Plot: gay, lgbt, homosexuality, blindness, coming of age, gay teenager, gay love, school, friendship, gay couple, coming out, teenage love ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: brazil, sao paulo brazil
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
 7.5
 21K
Free Fall (2013)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Germany
Duration: 97 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: emotional, disturbing, atmospheric, touching, sincere ...
Plot: gay, lgbt, gay love, coming out, gay relationship, homosexuality, gays and lesbians, forbidden love, gay slur, first gay sexual experience, infidelity, love affair ...
Place: germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
85%
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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, touching, serious, sentimental, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens, pre-teens, chick flick
Plot: gay, lgbt, gay teenager, lgbt teen, first gay sexual experience, coming of age, gay lead character, gay love, teenage love, lgbt child, gays and lesbians, love and romance ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: belgium, flanders, europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
92%
 6.1
 4K
Dream Boy (2008)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 88 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, sincere, serious, realistic, sentimental ...
Audience: teens, teen drama
Plot: gay, gay teenager, lgbt teen, gays and lesbians, gay relationship, homosexual rape, gay rape, dysfunctional family, gay couple, gay sex, closeted gay, teenage love ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: louisiana, usa, southern usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
94%
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.
Style: homoerotic, lgbt cinema, erotic, sincere, captivating ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: gay, gay relationship, lgbt, gay couple, gay romance, sheep, gay love, gay lead character, migrant worker, gay sex, gay interest, homosexual ...
Place: yorkshire, northern england, britain, romania, united kingdom
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
 7.4
 14K
Boys (2014)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Sport
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: touching, realistic, sentimental, serious, disturbing ...
Audience: pre-teens
Plot: gay, gay teenager, gay love, gay relationship, gay athlete, gay romance, teenage love, friendship, friends, fall in love, gays and lesbians, teen angst ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: holland
⇓ similarity ⇓
88%
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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: realistic, captivating, rough, psychological, erotic ...
Audience: pre-teens
Plot: gay, lgbt, gay teenager, gay sex, gay erotica, gay athlete, gay lead character, bisexuality, coming of age, rejection, friendship, first gay sexual experience ...
Place: central europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
 7.5
 114K
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: teens, chick flick, teen drama
Plot: gay, lgbt, lgbt teen, coming out, teenager, homosexuality, gay teenager, gay lead character, high school, gay relationship, homosexual, gay son ...
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 7.0
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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.
Style: captivating, light, sincere, sentimental, queer cinema
Plot: gay, friendship, closeted gay, puberty, homoeroticism, gay love, homosexuality, love, lgbt, gay sex, closeted homosexual, friendship between boys ...
Place: argentina
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.6
 3K
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, atmospheric, emotional, captivating ...
Plot: gay, gay teenager, gay relationship, gay couple, gay romance, gay student, gay sex, lgbt, gay youth, gay love, tragic event, lgbtq ...
Place: usa, florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
 6.5
 6K
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.
Style: tense, bleak, disturbing, psychological, enigmatic ...
Plot: gay, gay love, gay relationship, gay romance, gay friend, painter, lgbt, pianist, gay best friend, homoeroticism, homosexuality, best friend ...
Place: manhattan new york city, lebanon, beirut lebanon, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
89%
Hidden Kisses (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Nathan, 16, lives alone with his father Stephane. A newcomer in high school, he is invited to a party and falls in love with Louis, a boy in his class. They find themselves out of sight and kiss each other, but someone takes a picture of them. Soon, ...
Style: captivating, lgbt cinema, realistic, melancholic, atmospheric ...
Audience: pre-teens
Plot: gay, lgbt, gay lead character, coming out, homosexuality, gay love, gay bashing, gay romance, gay son, closeted homosexual, gay teenager, gay slur ...
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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, disturbing, psychological, epic
Audience: pre-teens, teens, kids
Plot: gay, lgbt, gay teenager, lgbt teen, coming of age, teenage boy, friendship between boys, friendship, first love, nature, unrequited love, teenager ...
Place: iceland
⇓ similarity ⇓
89%
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 ...
Style: touching, psychological, suspense, sincere, unusual plot structure ...
Plot: gay, gay romance, gay couple, gay relationship, gay teenager, gay student, aids, lgbt, gay love, coming of age, gay bashing, coming out ...
Time: 21st century, 70s
Place: austria, australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
91%
 7.2
 7K
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: erotic, sentimental, romantic, disturbing, uplifting ...
Audience: teens, pre-teens
Plot: gay, lgbt, gay teenager, gay relationship, homosexuality, gay love, gay sex, lgbt teen, bullying, first love, school, friendship ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
 8.0
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Love, Victor (2020)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Victor is a new student at Creekwood High School on his own journey of self-discovery, facing challenges at home, adjusting to a new city, and struggling with his sexual orientation. When it all seems too much, he reaches out to Simon to help him ...
Style: romantic, humorous, captivating, sweet, light ...
Audience: teens, teen drama
Plot: gay, lgbt, coming out, high school, gay lead character, gay teenager, male homosexuality, gay relationship, lgbt teen, closeted gay, homosexual, homosexuality ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
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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, sexy, touching, sexual, feel good ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: gay, lgbt teen, homosexuality, gay teenager, lgbt, coming of age, first gay sexual experience, gays and lesbians, gay sex, high school, coming out, lgbtq ...
Time: 80s, year 1984
Place: ohio, new jersey, usa, midwest, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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: disturbing, captivating, romantic, psychological, art house ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: gay, dancing, lgbt, dancer, gay romance, first gay sexual experience, flirting, gay slur, gay lead character, rivalry, gay sex, coming out ...
Time: contemporary
Place: georgia (former ussr), georgia, tbilisi, europe, asia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 7.4
 4K
Mario (2018)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Sport
Country: Switzerland
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Two young gay soccer players get caught up between the politics of the game and the politics of love. In Swiss German.
Style: lgbt cinema, sentimental, touching, captivating, psychological ...
Plot: gay, lgbt, gay relationship, gay romance, gay athlete, gay sex, male homosexuality, forbidden love, gay interest, closeted homosexual, soccer, lgbtq ...
Place: central europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Your Name Engraved Herein (2020)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Taiwan
Duration: 118 min.
Story: In 1987, as martial law ends in Taiwan, Jia-han and Birdy fall in love amid family pressure, homophobia and social stigma.
Style: sincere, romantic, captivating, realistic, disturbing ...
Plot: gay, gay love, gay teenager, gay relationship, lgbt, love, boys love, gay couple, gay romance, gay bashing, gay interest, gay student ...
Time: year 1987, 2020s
Place: asia, taipei, ontario canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
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, disturbing, surprise ending, psychological ...
Plot: gay, gay love, male homosexuality, homosexuality, gay erotica, gay relationship, closeted homosexual, homosexual, male nudity, lgbt, homoeroticism, lust ...
Place: argentina
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
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 8.4
 21K
Queer as Folk (1999)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 47 min.
TV show
Story: Brash humor and genuine emotion make up this original series revolving around the lives, loves, ambitions, careers and friendships of a group of gay men and women living on Liberty Avenue in contemporary Pittsburgh, PA. The show offers an ...
Style: sexual, emotional, touching, serious, realistic ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: gay, lgbt, gays and lesbians, homosexual, homosexuality, gay love, gay relationship, lesbian, age difference, gay sex, friendship, gender ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, pittsburgh, pennsylvania
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.6
 23K
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, sexy, romantic, sweet, sincere ...
Audience: chick flick, teens
Plot: gay, gay relationship, coming out, homosexual, homosexuality, surfing, gays and lesbians, gay love, gay teenager, grownups, first gay sexual experience, gay romance ...
Time: 70s, contemporary
Place: california, san francisco, new jersey, canada, southern california
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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, ...
Style: sincere, touching, atmospheric, realistic, captivating ...
Plot: gay, lgbt, gay love, gay relationship, gay sex, homosexuality, gay lead character, immigration, gay romance, male nudity, syrian refugee, sex scene ...
Place: finland
⇓ similarity ⇓
92%
 6.9
 9K
Summer of 85 (2020)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 101 min.
Story: What do you dream of when you're 16 years old and in a seaside resort in Normandy in the 1980s? A best friend? A lifelong teen pact? Scooting off on adventures on a boat or a motorbike? Living life at breakneck speed? No. You dream of death. ...
Style: sincere, touching, thought provoking, captivating, non-linear ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: gay, teenager, summer, lgbt teen, lgbt, teenage boy, death, friendship, male nudity, motorcycle, accidental death, gay teenager ...
Time: year 1985, 80s
Place: normandy, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.5
 4K
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, touching, sentimental, melancholic, psychological ...
Plot: gay, gay athlete, lgbt, gay lead character, gay love, homosexuality, male nudity, closeted gay, football, naked man, gay interest, gay slur ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.9
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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, realistic, touching, talky, captivating ...
Plot: gay, gay teenager, gay romance, gay sex, love, homosexuality, gay latino, teenage boy, friendship, lgbt, romance, secret love ...
Place: brazil
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
 7.4
 304K
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.
Style: lgbt cinema, sad, serious, sexy, inspirational ...
Audience: teens, chick flick, teen drama
Plot: lgbt, african american, gay, drug dealer, coming of age, forgiveness, first gay sexual experience, dysfunctional family, drug addict, bullying, homosexuality, childhood friend ...
Time: 2010s
Place: florida, atlanta georgia, miami
⇓ similarity ⇓
86%