Movies like Call Me by Your Name

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Call Me by Your Name (2017)
 7.9
 197K
Call Me by Your Name (2017)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Italy, France
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, homoerotic, captivating, gay cinema, lgbt cinema, queer cinema
Plot: gay, lgbt, gay teenager, teenage boy, first love, summer, gay relationship, gay love, homosexuality, homosexual, gay romance, gay lead character, sexual tension, love, self discovery, gay couple, desire, masturbation, loss, small town, 17 year old, first gay sexual experience, pianist, flirting, age difference ...
Time: 80s, year 1983
Place: italy

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out touching, realistic, sincere and captivating films with plots about gay, gay kiss, male nudity, lgbt, gay sex, gay slur and friendship mostly in Drama, Romance and Comedy genres. Some movies like Call Me by Your Name: Brokeback Mountain (2005), Maurice (1987), Free Fall (2013), Center of My World (2016), The Way He Looks (2014). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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, gays and lesbians, forbidden love, homosexual, gay romance, closeted homosexual, gay slur, male nudity, first gay sexual experience, cowboy ...
Time: 60s, 80s, 1960s, 70s, 20th century ...
Place: wyoming, texas, usa, new york, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
93%
 7.7
 16K
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: serious, realistic, melancholic, scenic, touching ...
Plot: gay, homosexuality, closeted homosexual, gay lead character, society, gays and lesbians, lgbt, forbidden love, youth, gay relationship, gay romance, hypocrisy ...
Time: 1910s, 19th century, 20th century, victorian, 1900s ...
Place: england, europe, london, greece, france ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 7.6
 18K
Free Fall (2013)
Genre: Drama
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: touching, atmospheric, disturbing, emotional, sincere ...
Plot: gay, gay love, gay relationship, gays and lesbians, homosexuality, coming out, gay slur, forbidden love, lgbt, love affair, fall in love, infidelity ...
Place: germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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
Plot: gay teenager, lgbt, gay lead character, friendship, coming of age, gay, gay protagonist, gay sex, high school student, gay son, gay kiss, bisexuality ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
94%
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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 ...
Audience: teens
Plot: gay, gay teenager, coming of age, teenage love, lgbt, homosexuality, gays and lesbians, gay couple, blindness, friendship, blind character, coming out ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: brazil, sao paulo brazil
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
 7.6
 94K
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, sweet, romantic, emotional, sincere ...
Audience: teen drama, teens
Plot: gay, gay teenager, coming out, lgbt, gay lead character, homosexuality, lgbt teen, high school, gay relationship, homosexual, parent child relationship, love ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
 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, serious, sentimental, sincere, realistic ...
Plot: gay, gay teenager, gays and lesbians, small town, homosexual rape, gay relationship, gay couple, dysfunctional family, gender, gay sex, youth, self discovery ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: louisiana, usa, southern usa
⇓ 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.
Style: homoerotic, sincere, captivating, sentimental, psychological ...
Plot: gay relationship, gay, gay lead character, sheep, male male kiss, gay kiss, gay couple, migrant worker, farmer, english countryside, isolation, responsibility ...
Place: yorkshire, romania, northern england
⇓ similarity ⇓
84%
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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, realistic ...
Plot: gay teenager, gay lead character, lgbt teen, first gay sexual experience, single parent, gays and lesbians, coming of age, love and romance, first love, gay, lgbt, family relations ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: belgium, flanders, europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.4
 12K
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, sentimental, realistic, serious
Plot: gay, gay teenager, teenage love, friendship, gay love, gay romance, gay relationship, fall in love, teenage life, love and romance, gays and lesbians, teen angst ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: holland
⇓ similarity ⇓
86%
 7.1
 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 ...
Style: romantic, uplifting, sentimental, disturbing
Audience: teens
Plot: gay, gay teenager, gay relationship, homosexuality, lgbt teen, lgbt, gay son, first love, bullying, depression, friendship, school ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 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, captivating, sincere, atmospheric, emotional ...
Plot: gay teenager, gay, gay relationship, gay couple, gay romance, gay student, tragic event, love, character study, introspection, love and romance, friendship ...
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.6
 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, best friends, grownups, homosexual, gay teenager, homosexuality, gay romance, teenage life, surfing ...
Time: contemporary, 70s
Place: california, southern california, san francisco, canada, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 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.
Style: bleak, tense, enigmatic
Plot: gay, gay romance, gay love, gay relationship, gay protagonist, painter, pianist, homoeroticism, gay culture, homosexuality, gay friend, best friend ...
Place: new york, beirut lebanon, lebanon, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
 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: thought provoking, captivating, disturbing, epic, psychological
Audience: kids
Plot: bed wetting, gay, gay teenager, first love, friendship, coming of age, unrequited love, lgbt teen, lgbt, male male kiss, teenager, nature ...
Place: iceland
⇓ 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, dark humor
Plot: closeted homosexual, gay love, gay, homosexuality, gay relationship, lust, homosexual, male nudity, sexual tension, homoeroticism, erotica, forbidden love ...
Place: argentina
⇓ 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, romantic, semi serious, sexy, enigmatic
Plot: gay teenager, gay, lgbt, teen angst, teenage boy, teenage sex, teenage love, youth, nature, coming of age, teenager, male friendship ...
Place: argentina
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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, psychological, disturbing, captivating, gay cinema ...
Plot: dancing, gay sex, first gay sexual experience, gay, gay slur, lgbt, coming out, gay romance, gay lead character, rivalry, fight, ambition ...
Time: contemporary
Place: georgia (former ussr), georgia, tbilisi
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 6.5
 3K
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, in the closet, male homosexuality, drinking game, beard ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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: captivating, realistic, serious, touching, sincere ...
Plot: gay, gay lead character, gay love, gay relationship, sex scene, immigration, gay romance, romance, lgbt, homosexuality, lake house, student ...
Place: finland
⇓ similarity ⇓
88%
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: based on true events
Plot: gay couple, gay relationship, gay teenager, gay romance, gay, gay student, gay love, coming out, gay club, aids, gay rights, father son relationship ...
⇓ 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 ...
Style: emotional, talky, captivating, sincere, atmospheric ...
Plot: gay, gay teenager, gay romance, love, romance, introspection, character study, homosexuality, secret love, couples, loneliness, life philosophy ...
Place: brazil
⇓ similarity ⇓
89%
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, sentimental ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: coming of age, homosexuality, gay teenager, lgbt teen, gays and lesbians, gay, first gay sexual experience, coming out, lgbt, self discovery, high school, friendship ...
Time: 80s, year 1984
Place: ohio, usa, midwest, new jersey, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 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.
Style: captivating, light, sincere, sentimental
Plot: gay, friendship, puberty, closeted gay, love, memory, childhood friend, self acceptance, homoeroticism, reunion, memories, teenage boy ...
Place: argentina
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.4
 261K
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: serious, sad, rough, compassionate, social realism ...
Plot: lgbt, homosexuality, gay, drug dealer, african american, first gay sexual experience, parent child relationship, childhood friend, dysfunctional family, drug addict, revenge, gay slur ...
Time: 2010s
Place: florida, atlanta georgia, miami
⇓ similarity ⇓
88%
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, touching, thought provoking
Plot: gay sex, gay relationship, gay love, gay, orgy, lgbt, gay couple, hiv positive, gay lead character, gay bar, fall in love, falling in love ...
Place: paris france, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 ...
Style: queer cinema
Audience: teen comedy, teens
Plot: homosexuality, gay, coming out, lgbt, first gay sexual experience, high school, loss of virginity, prom, frat party, male virgin, girlfriend, seduction ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 8.3
 18K
Queer as Folk (2000)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 47 min.
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, touching, emotional, sexual, realistic ...
Plot: gays and lesbians, gay love, lgbt, gay relationship, gay, homosexuality, homosexual, gender, discrimination, age difference, gay teenager, lesbian ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, pittsburgh, pennsylvania
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.4
 3K
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: sentimental, touching, psychological, captivating, lgbt cinema ...
Plot: gay, gay relationship, gay romance, lgbt, gay athlete, first love, father son relationship, gay protagonist, career, closeted homosexual, forbidden love, ambition ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.4
 2K
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: sincere, touching, serious, psychological, sexual ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: coming out, gay love, gay, beach, first gay sexual experience, gay relationship, family relations, friendship, christianity, church, gay teenager, teenage life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%