Movies like Call Me by Your Name

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Call Me by Your Name (2017)
 7.9
 227K
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: gay cinema, touching, sincere, homoerotic, disturbing, lgbt cinema, romantic, captivating, queer cinema
Plot: gay, gay teenager, lgbt, gay relationship, summer, first love, gay love, teenage boy, homosexual, sexual tension, gay romance, homosexuality, love, gay couple, gay lead character, masturbation, self discovery, desire, first gay sexual experience, loss, small town, gay kiss, gay son, 17 year old, flirting ...
Time: 80s, 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 touching, realistic, sincere and captivating films with plots about gay, lgbt, gay kiss, gay interest, male nudity, friendship and gay slur mostly in Drama, Romance and Comedy genres. Some movies like Call Me by Your Name: Maurice (1987), Brokeback Mountain (2005), The Way He Looks (2014), Center of My World (2016), Free Fall (2013). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 7.7
 17K
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: gay cinema, serious, realistic, melancholic, scenic ...
Plot: gay, homosexuality, gay relationship, gay romance, gay lead character, homosexual, closeted homosexual, forbidden love, lgbt, male nudity, society, first gay sexual experience ...
Time: 20th century, 1910s, victorian era, 19th century, victorian ...
Place: england, europe, london, italy, france ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
94%
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, touching, sincere, sexy ...
Plot: gay, gay relationship, homosexuality, closeted homosexual, gays and lesbians, forbidden love, gay romance, homosexual, first gay sexual experience, gay sex, gay slur, male nudity ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, 80s, 70s, 20th century ...
Place: wyoming, usa, texas, new york, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
89%
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, sentimental, sweet, romantic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: gay, gay teenager, coming of age, teenage love, blindness, homosexuality, lgbt, gay couple, gays and lesbians, coming out, friendship, teenage life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: brazil, sao paulo brazil
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
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, rough, psychological, lgbt cinema
Plot: gay teenager, gay sex, lgbt, gay lead character, friendship, gay, coming of age, gay protagonist, bisexuality, gay athlete, gay kiss, gay son ...
Place: central europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
91%
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 7.6
 19K
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: atmospheric, disturbing, sexual, touching, sincere ...
Plot: gay, gay love, gay relationship, coming out, gays and lesbians, lgbt, forbidden love, homosexuality, gay slur, fall in love, love affair, gay sex ...
Place: germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
84%
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, gay cinema, lgbt cinema, sentimental, psychological ...
Plot: gay relationship, gay, gay lead character, sheep, lgbt, male male kiss, gay kiss, gay couple, gay love, gay sex, migrant worker, loneliness ...
Place: yorkshire, northern england, britain, romania
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
 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, sincere, sentimental, serious, realistic ...
Plot: gay, gay teenager, gays and lesbians, homosexual rape, lgbt teen, gay relationship, teenage love, small town, gay rape, dysfunctional family, gay sex, gay couple ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: louisiana, usa, southern usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, sentimental, serious, suspenseful ...
Plot: gay teenager, first gay sexual experience, lgbt teen, gay, lgbt, coming of age, gay lead character, first love, teenage love, lgbt child, love and romance, gays and lesbians ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: belgium, flanders, europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 7.6
 103K
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, romantic, sincere, emotional, sweet ...
Audience: teen drama, teens
Plot: gay, coming out, gay teenager, lgbt teen, gay lead character, lgbt, homosexuality, high school, homosexual, gay relationship, male homosexuality, closeted homosexual ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
 7.4
 13K
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: touching, realistic, sentimental, serious
Plot: gay, gay teenager, teenage love, friendship, gay love, teen angst, gay romance, fall in love, gay relationship, teenage life, love and romance, gay athlete ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: holland
⇓ 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: bleak, enigmatic, tense
Plot: gay, gay relationship, gay love, gay romance, homosexuality, best friend, gay protagonist, painter, pianist, gay culture, gay friend, homoeroticism ...
Place: new york, beirut lebanon, lebanon, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
88%
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: gay cinema, disturbing, romantic, captivating, psychological ...
Plot: dancing, gay, coming out, lgbt, gay slur, first gay sexual experience, love, dancer, gay romance, gay sex, friendship, rivalry ...
Time: contemporary
Place: georgia (former ussr), georgia, tbilisi
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
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, sexy, unusual plot structure ...
Plot: gay romance, gay relationship, gay teenager, gay couple, gay, gay student, lgbt, gay love, coming out, hiv positive, coming of age, father son relationship ...
Time: 21st century, 70s
Place: austria, australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
88%
 7.7
 21K
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 ...
Audience: teens
Plot: gay, gay relationship, coming out, gays and lesbians, homosexual, gay romance, first gay sexual experience, gay sex, best friends, grownups, homosexuality, gay teenager ...
Time: contemporary, 70s
Place: california, southern california, san francisco, canada, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
 7.0
 4K
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
Plot: gay, friendship, puberty, homoeroticism, love, closeted gay, childhood friend, self acceptance, memory, gay protagonist, reunion, memories ...
Place: argentina
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.2
 6K
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: romantic, sentimental, uplifting, disturbing
Audience: teens
Plot: gay, gay teenager, gay relationship, lgbt teen, homosexuality, lgbt, gay sex, first love, bullying, gay son, depression, friendship ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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: gay cinema, realistic, captivating, melancholic, atmospheric ...
Plot: gay, gay lead character, homosexuality, coming out, closeted homosexual, gay bashing, gay slur, gay son, gay romance, lgbt, gay athlete, character study ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
 6.6
 2K
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, atmospheric, emotional, touching, captivating ...
Plot: gay teenager, gay, gay relationship, gay couple, gay romance, gay student, gay sex, tragic event, love, character study, introspection, love and romance ...
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
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 7.4
 5K
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, psychological, epic
Audience: kids
Plot: bed wetting, lgbt teen, first love, gay, gay teenager, friendship, lgbt, nature, unrequited love, coming of age, male male kiss, teenager ...
Place: iceland
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
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, sexual, touching, semi serious ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: gay teenager, homosexuality, coming of age, lgbt teen, gay, gays and lesbians, first gay sexual experience, high school, lgbt, coming out, gay sex, teenage love ...
Time: 80s, year 1984
Place: ohio, usa, midwest, new jersey, new york
⇓ 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, sentimental, touching, melancholic, psychological
Plot: gay athlete, gay lead character, lgbt, homosexuality, gay, gay slur, soccer, gay protagonist, gay love, intimacy, football player, interracial relations ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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
Plot: gay, closeted homosexual, gay love, gay relationship, homosexuality, lust, male nudity, male homosexuality, homoeroticism, homosexual, gay erotica, sexual tension ...
Place: argentina
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 8.3
 19K
Queer as Folk (2000)
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: serious, emotional, touching, sexual, sincere ...
Plot: lgbt, gays and lesbians, gay love, gay relationship, gay, homosexuality, homosexual, gender, gay teenager, age difference, sexual activity, casual sex ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: pittsburgh, usa, pennsylvania
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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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: realistic, captivating, serious, atmospheric, sincere ...
Plot: gay, lgbt, gay lead character, gay love, gay relationship, gay romance, sex scene, immigration, gay sex, romance, lake house, homosexuality ...
Place: finland
⇓ similarity ⇓
87%
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, romantic, enigmatic, semi serious, sexy
Plot: gay teenager, gay, lgbt, teen angst, teenage sex, teenage boy, teenage love, youth, teenage protagonist, nature, coming of age, teenager ...
Place: argentina
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
 7.4
 283K
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: gay cinema, lgbt cinema, serious, sad, compassionate ...
Plot: lgbt, homosexuality, first gay sexual experience, gay, drug dealer, african american, parent child relationship, forgiveness, childhood friend, revenge, drug addict, gay slur ...
Time: 2010s
Place: florida, atlanta georgia, miami
⇓ similarity ⇓
87%
 7.6
 29K
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: sincere, touching, emotional, meditative, romantic ...
Plot: gay relationship, gay, gay love, gay couple, lgbt, gay club, gays and lesbians, lifestyle, weekend, homosexual, one night stand, encounter ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 70s
Place: england, europe, london, britain, canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 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: gay cinema, sentimental, lgbt cinema, touching, psychological ...
Plot: gay, gay relationship, gay romance, lgbt, gay athlete, gay sex, male homosexuality, closeted homosexual, first love, career, forbidden love, gay protagonist ...
Place: central europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 8.1
 9K
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: gay cinema, romantic, captivating, sweet, humorous ...
Audience: teens, teen drama
Plot: gay, gay teenager, coming out, gay lead character, lgbt teen, gay relationship, lgbt, male homosexuality, homosexuality, homosexual, closeted gay, love ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
Paris 05:59: Théo & 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, gay love, lgbt, gay couple, orgy, gay lead character, unprotected sex, hiv positive, fall in love, falling in love ...
Place: paris france, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%