Movies like Call Me by Your Name

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Call Me by Your Name (2017)
 7.9
 179K
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, queer cinema
Plot: lgbt, gay relationship, gay teenager, gay, summer, teenage boy, homosexuality, first love, gay love, homosexual, love, gay romance, self discovery, gay lead character, loss, masturbation, sexual tension, gay couple, small town, desire, 17 year old, unrequited love, erotica, pianist, age difference ...
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 touching, realistic, sincere and emotional films with plots about gay, gay kiss, male nudity, friendship, coming of age, lgbt and gay sex mostly in Drama, Romance and Comedy genres. Some movies like Call Me by Your Name: The Way He Looks (2014), Brokeback Mountain (2005), Free Fall (2013), Maurice (1987), Center of My World (2016). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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 ...
Plot: gay, gay teenager, teenage love, homosexuality, lgbt, gays and lesbians, gay couple, blindness, friendship, coming of age, blind character, teenage life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: brazil, sao paulo brazil
⇓ similarity ⇓
90%
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, sincere, touching, atmospheric ...
Plot: homosexuality, gay relationship, gay, gays and lesbians, homosexual, forbidden love, gay romance, cowboy, tragic love, gay slur, closeted homosexual, male nudity ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, 80s, 20th century, 70s ...
Place: texas, usa, wyoming, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
94%
 7.6
 17K
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: atmospheric, touching, disturbing, emotional, sincere ...
Plot: gay, gay relationship, gay love, gays and lesbians, homosexuality, forbidden love, lgbt, love affair, coming out, fall in love, gay slur, strong sexual content ...
Place: germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.7
 15K
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: homosexuality, lgbt, society, gay, closeted homosexual, gays and lesbians, gay romance, gay lead character, forbidden love, gay relationship, youth, romance ...
Time: 1910s, 19th century, 20th century, victorian, victorian era ...
Place: england, europe, greece, italy, france ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
93%
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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: captivating, realistic, rough, psychological
Plot: gay teenager, lgbt, gay lead character, coming of age, gay protagonist, gay, gay son, gay sex, friendship, high school student, bisexuality, best friend ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
92%
 7.6
 90K
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, emotional, romantic, sincere ...
Audience: teen drama
Plot: gay, gay teenager, lgbt, gay lead character, coming out, lgbt teen, gay relationship, homosexuality, homosexual, love, high school, parent child relationship ...
⇓ 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 couple, dysfunctional family, gay relationship, gender, youth, teenage love, self discovery ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: louisiana, 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, sentimental, psychological, captivating, sincere
Plot: gay relationship, gay kiss, gay lead character, gay, sheep, gay couple, migrant worker, farmer, responsibility, loneliness, isolation, male male kiss ...
Place: yorkshire, romania, northern england
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
Movie in collections
 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 relationship, gay, gays and lesbians, coming out, best friends, grownups, homosexual, gay teenager, dysfunctional family, teenage life, homosexuality, surfing ...
Time: contemporary
Place: california, southern california, san francisco, canada, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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, lgbt teen, gay lead character, first gay sexual experience, coming of age, first love, single parent, gays and lesbians, teenage life, love and romance, gay, family relations ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: belgium, flanders, europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
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, sexy, semi serious, enigmatic
Plot: gay teenager, gay, lgbt, teenage boy, teenage sex, teenage love, youth, teen angst, nature, coming of age, teenager, coming out ...
Place: argentina
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 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 ...
Plot: gay teenager, gay relationship, lgbt teen, gay, gay son, homosexuality, gay love, lgbt, in the closet, bullying, first love, friendship ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
86%
 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 love, gay, gay romance, gay relationship, painter, pianist, homoeroticism, gay culture, gay friend, best friend, gay protagonist, sin ...
Place: beirut lebanon, lebanon, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
 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, first love, friendship, gay teenager, coming of age, unrequited love, nature, teenager, teenage boy, male male kiss, lgbt ...
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, sincere, humorous ...
Audience: teens
Plot: homosexuality, lgbt teen, coming of age, gay teenager, gays and lesbians, gay, coming out, lgbt, first gay sexual experience, self discovery, high school, friendship ...
Time: 80s, year 1984
Place: ohio, usa, midwest, new jersey, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 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 ...
Style: talky, emotional, atmospheric, sincere, captivating ...
Plot: gay teenager, gay, gay couple, gay student, gay romance, gay relationship, tragic event, introspection, love and romance, character study, love, stereotypes ...
Place: usa
⇓ 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 ...
Style: homoerotic
Plot: homoeroticism, lgbt, countryside, bisexuality, male masturbation, letter, gay kiss, gay, sex scene, sexual tension, village, false accusation ...
Place: italy
⇓ 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
Plot: homosexuality, gay, lgbt, first gay sexual experience, high school, coming out, prom, frat party, male virgin, girlfriend, sexual fantasy, seduction ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
Movie in collections
 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, sincere, atmospheric, captivating ...
Plot: gay, gay teenager, love, romance, gay romance, character study, introspection, homosexuality, secret love, couples, forbidden love, camping ...
Place: brazil
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
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 couple, gay teenager, gay relationship, gay romance, gay love, gay student, coming of age, coming out, hand job, gay bar, gay son, gay bashing ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.0
 2K
Jonas (2018)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 82 min.
Story: When Jonas was 14 he met the charismatic but mysterious Nathan. In addition to guiding him in his sexuality, Jonas soon confronts something dark and even dangerous about his new friend. Now an attractive, sexually assured adult, memories still haunt ...
Style: melancholic, sincere, touching, suspense
Plot: gay, gay teenager, teenage boy, gay relationship, homosexuality, love and romance, life is a bitch, multiple time frames, aggression, lgbt, gay interest, gay kiss ...
Time: 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.6
 27K
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: touching, sincere, emotional, meditative, lyrical ...
Plot: gay relationship, gay couple, gay love, gays and lesbians, gay club, weekend, lifestyle, lgbt, sexuality, encounter, one-night stand, sexual exploration ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe, london, canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 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 ...
Plot: homosexuality, gay lead character, lgbt, gay, intimacy, gay love, sport, in the closet, male friendship, closet, beard, taking a shower ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Movie in collections
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, atmospheric ...
Plot: gay, gay lead character, gay love, gay relationship, romance, immigration, sex scene, gay romance, lake house, homosexuality, love, forbidden love ...
Place: finland
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
 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 teenager, gay, teenage love, friendship, gay relationship, gay love, gay romance, fall in love, teenage life, love and romance, gays and lesbians, coming of age ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: holland
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
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: psychological, disturbing, captivating, romantic, queer cinema
Plot: gay sex, dancing, first gay sexual experience, gay romance, rivalry, lgbt, gay, coming out, ambition, fight, obsession, love ...
Time: contemporary
Place: tbilisi, georgia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 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, sentimental, sincere, clothed female naked male
Plot: gay, friendship, puberty, closeted gay, love, memory, childhood friend, self acceptance, sexual tension, homoeroticism, swimming, party ...
Place: argentina
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.6
 891
Like a Brother (2005)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 54 min.
Story: Sebastien is a small town boy who moves to Paris and begins to explore the gay night life there. When a friend from back home calls to announce he's coming to Paris, Sebastien confronts some unrequited feelings
Style: homoerotic, serious, touching, realistic, emotional ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: gay, erection, friendship, gay sex, gay relationship, lifestyle, love and romance, youth, fish out of water, male friendship, erotica, father son relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: france, paris france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 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, emotional, humorous, light, romantic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: gay, gays and lesbians, coming out, summer camp, friendship, youth, gay teenager, love triangle, teenagers, romance, teenage love, fall in love ...
Time: contemporary
Place: germany, europe, bavaria, berlin germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.7
 958
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: gay relationship, gay love, homosexuality, closeted homosexual, homosexual, lust, sexual tension, forbidden love, gay, male nudity, male bonding, male friendship ...
Place: argentina
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%