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Jitters (2010)
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Jitters (2010)
Original name: Órói
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 scrutinized by his family and friends who notice he’s different. But as the school year launches with Gabriel distracted with parties and his friends’ own dramas, Marcus returns, reigniting the hot, thrilling emotions of one’s first crush. Jitters fires head-first into the topsy-turvy world of first love with an attractive cast and pulsating soundtrack, making it a smartly refreshing journey into the queer, teen experience.
Style: psychological, captivating, emotional, realistic
Plot: gay teenager, gay, crush, first love, friendship between boys, friendship, bisexuality, teenage life, couples, family relations, society, rivalry, house party, coming out, suicide, alcohol abuse, male nudity, teenage boy, kiss, flirting, father son relationship, funeral, hairdresser, group of friends, hung over ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: iceland, manchester, manchester england

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, touching, serious and sincere films with plots about gay, gay kiss, gay teenager, male nudity, youth, gays and lesbians and coming of age mostly in Drama, Romance and Mystery genres. Some movies like Jitters: Heartstone (2016), Boys (2014), Seashore (2015), My Best Friend (2018), Departure (2015). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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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, epic, psychological
Audience: kids
Plot: bed wetting, gay teenager, gay, first love, friendship, coming of age, lgbt teen, unrequited love, lgbt, teenage boy, gay son, male male kiss ...
Place: iceland
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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, friendship, teenage love, gay love, gay romance, fall in love, teen angst, teenage life, gay relationship, love and romance, gays and lesbians ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: holland
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100%
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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, touching, realistic, talky, atmospheric ...
Plot: gay, gay teenager, gay romance, love, romance, couples, character study, camping, life philosophy, friendship, teenage boy, homosexuality ...
Place: brazil
⇓ 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, enigmatic, semi serious, sexy
Plot: gay teenager, gay, lgbt, teen angst, teenage sex, teenage boy, teenage love, youth, nature, coming of age, teenager, coming out ...
Place: argentina
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Departure (2015)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, France
Duration: 109 min.
Story: An English mother and her teenage son spend a week preparing the sale of their remote holiday house in the South of France. Fifteen-year-old Elliot struggles with his dawning sexuality and an increasing alienation from his mother, Beatrice. She in ...
Style: captivating, psychological, contemplative, controversial, romantic ...
Plot: gay, gay interest, first love, infatuation, cancer, gay crush, skinny dipping, male nudity, burning, friendship, sexual exploration, rejection ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france
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100%
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, disturbing, homoerotic ...
Plot: gay, lgbt, gay teenager, first love, gay relationship, teenage boy, summer, gay love, homosexuality, homosexual, gay romance, love ...
Time: 80s, year 1983
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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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: disturbing, uplifting, sentimental, romantic
Audience: teens
Plot: gay teenager, gay, gay relationship, homosexuality, lgbt teen, lgbt, gay sex, first love, bullying, gay son, depression, friendship ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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To Heaven (2012)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Argentina
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Shy teenager Andrés lives in the Argentine city of La Plata and cycles between school, work and home listening to punk rock. One night he finds out that his idol, the lead singer of his favorite band, has committed suicide. His religious mother is ...
Plot: gay teenager, coming of age, punk music, gay kiss, grandmother grandson relationship, gay, suicide, gay son, church, punk band, gay youth, mother son relationship
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100%
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Sugar (2004)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Canada
Duration: 78 min.
Story: Cliff has just turned 18 and his little sister has a gift for him: booze, a joint, a subway token and the command to have sex. Heading out on the town, Cliff finds friendship -- and more -- in the person of a young hustler named Butch. But ...
Style: sincere, touching, serious, sentimental, realistic ...
Plot: gay teenager, coming out, coming of age, lifestyle, friendship, self discovery, fall in love, teenage life, life is a bitch, parents and children, couple relations, drug abuse ...
Time: contemporary
Place: canada
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34%
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Jonas (2018)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, 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, touching, sincere, suspense
Plot: gay, gay teenager, male homosexuality, gay relationship, teenage boy, love and romance, life is a bitch, homosexuality, aggression, multiple time frames, gay club, gay slur ...
Time: 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.0
 2K
Hidden Away (2014)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Spain
Duration: 96 min.
Story: At the age of 14 the world around you changes at a dizzying speed. But what if actually it's you that changing? What if these changes take you away from what up until now, has been your world? Ibrahim and Rafa are going to suffer these changes ...
Style: sincere, touching, atmospheric, realistic, serious
Plot: gay teenager, gay love, gay, unlikely couple, gay romance, teenage love, teenage life, self discovery, young lovers, love and romance, culture clash, social differences ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 6.6
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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 couple, gay relationship, gay romance, gay student, gay sex, tragic event, love, character study, introspection, love and romance ...
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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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, psychological, touching, serious, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: coming out, gay love, gay, gay relationship, christianity, beach, gay teenager, family relations, friendship, church, forbidden love, teenage life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 5.0
 584
Vacationland (2006)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Filmmaker Todd Verow revisits his own youth for his latest work. The film's main character is Joe, who, like the director, grew up in Bangor in Maine. Joe, an 18 year old high school senior who longs to move away from poor white trash roots and ...
Style: realistic, serious, touching, disturbing, sexy ...
Plot: friendship, family relations, coming out, teenage life, lifestyle, youth, misfit, haunted by the past, self discovery, lgbt teen, crush, gay relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: maine
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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Watercolors (2008)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Carter, a troubled teen stays with a friend of his dads and starts flirting with her son Danny. After the weekend school returns, however Carter a school jock tells Danny he does not want to be seen with him at school. Their relationship grows ...
Style: sincere, touching, serious, emotional, realistic ...
Plot: gay teenager, gay, coming out, teenage love, gay sex, love and romance, lifestyle, gay student, sexuality, drug use, opposites attract, gays and lesbians ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Land of Storms (2014)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Sport
Country: Hungary, Germany
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Szabolcs plays in a German football team, as does Bernard. They are roommates, best friends, inseparable. A lost match makes him reconsider his life and he goes back to Hungary in hope for more simplicity. Yet his solitude does not last long. Soon ...
Style: emotional, realistic, psychological, captivating, tense ...
Plot: gay relationship, male homosexuality, gay love, gay, gay slur, gay sex, gays and lesbians, gay teenager, gender, fall in love, coming of age, masturbation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: hungary, germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 6.8
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White Frog (2012)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Story of a neglected teen with mild Asperger’s syndrome whose life is changed forever when tragedy hits his family
Style: feel good, touching, serious, realistic, emotional ...
Audience: teens
Plot: asperger's syndrome, gay teenager, dysfunctional family, siblings relations, self discovery, teenage life, family problems, dealing with death, misfit, coming of age, family relations, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 6.5
 2K
Harvest (2011)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Germany
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Breathtaking in its subtle beauty, Harvest is an achingly romantic tale of an innocent but ever increasingly passionate affair that develops between two simple farmhands. Life on a farm is all that sullen teen Marco knows- leading a perfunctory and ...
Style: realistic, captivating, emotional, psychological, sexy ...
Plot: gay relationship, gay, coming out, farm, apprentice, countryside, couples, gender, coming of age, sexual attraction, romance, gays and lesbians ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: germany, berlin germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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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: emotional, touching, sincere, sentimental, sexual ...
Plot: gay teenager, fall in love, self discovery, couples, youth, friendship, teenage life, couple relations, prostitute, coming of age, first gay sexual experience, blind woman ...
Time: 90s
Place: california, usa, santa monica california, southern california, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Another Story of Love (2011)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Chile
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Diego and Sebastián are 2 teenagers, childhood friends that meet again in summer, which gives way to an intense friendship while they get drunk, smoke weed, and roam around the streets, looking for the meaning of life, sex and love.
Style: emotional, realistic, psychological, captivating, sexy ...
Plot: beach, friendship, coming of age, romance, couples, youth, drug abuse, reunion, sexual attraction, summer, dream, looking for love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: chile
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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, lgbt, homosexuality, blindness, gays and lesbians, gay couple, friendship, coming out, blind character ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: brazil, sao paulo brazil
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26%
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G.B.F. (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: The bitter fight for supremacy between the three most popular girls at North Gateway High takes an unexpected turn when their classmate, Tanner, is outed and becomes the school’s first openly gay student. The trio races to bag the big trend in ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, funny, sweet, light ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: coming out, gay, gay teenager, gay lead character, lgbt teen, friends, friendship, high school, lgbt, teenage life, gays and lesbians, youth ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s
Place: usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
The Conrad Boys (2006)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: After his mother dies, 19-year-old Charlie Conrad skips college to raise his 9-year-old brother, Ben, in this moving drama. But the heavy responsibility soon causes Charlie to yearn for a normal life. Things start to look up when he embarks on a ...
Style: touching, realistic, serious, sincere, sexy ...
Plot: gay teenager, family relations, college, dysfunctional family, couples, love and romance, mysterious character, youth, child as adult, family problems, estrangement, longing ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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Private Romeo (2011)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Romeo and Juliet has never been more provocative than in this contemporary all-boy staging. Writer/director Alan Brown transfers the setting from fair Verona to a high school military campus where a small group of boys from rival schools act out the ...
Style: serious, realistic, touching, emotional, sincere
Plot: gay teenager, gays and lesbians, gay love, male male kiss, gay, gym, lgbt, forbidden love, true love, youth, young lovers, gender ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 6.2
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Fit (2010)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Takes a look at gay and straight love among the new millennials. Everything from secret crushes to homophobic attitudes are revealed by the rambunctious students taking Drama and Dance from Loris. None of the teens are what they seem at first ...
Style: serious, sincere, emotional, touching, realistic ...
Plot: teenage love, teachers and students, high school, teenage life, coming of age, gender, youth, power relations, coming out, teenage girl, teen angst, friendship between girls ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 5.6
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Broken Sky (2006)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Mexico
Duration: 140 min.
Story: First-love movie involving love triangle. Gerardo is deeply in love with longtime lover Jonas. When Jonas falls for a stranger he met at a local nightclub, heartbroken Gerardo soon seeks solace in the arms of Sergio (Alejandro Rojo). Despite other ...
Style: captivating, sexy, touching, sincere, sexual ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: gay teenager, love triangle, romance, sexual relations, college life, forbidden love, betrayal, desire, couples, sex, love and romance, gender ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: mexico, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 6.3
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Absent (2011)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: Argentina
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Sebastiano teaches high school gym classes and coaches swimming. He’s got a job, a girlfriend, and a pretty normal life. But as young Martin starts to infiltrate Sebastiano’s life, his world will get turned upside down. Eerie from the first ...
Style: psychological, sincere, serious, suspense, tense ...
Plot: obsession, gay teenager, gay, teenage life, teachers and students, manipulation, sexual tension, crush, unrequited love, dangerous attraction, teacher student relationship, unfulfilled love ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: argentina, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 6.7
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The Falls (2012)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: The Falls is a feature film about two missionaries that fall in love while on their mission. RJ travels to a small town in Oregon with Elder Merrill to serve their mission and teach the words of Joseph Smith. Living together and sharing the ...
Style: touching, captivating, sentimental, psychological, sexy ...
Plot: gay, gay relationship, church, gays and lesbians, hopes, society, missionary, coming out, religion, prayer, religious, romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: oregon, idaho
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 5.5
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Harry + Max (2004)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 74 min.
Story: Two brothers, 23 and 16, who are both teen idols, come to terms with their dysfunctional family past and deep affection for each other.
Style: emotional, touching, serious, captivating, sexual ...
Plot: gay, dysfunctional family, siblings relations, sexual relations, teenage life, gender, romance, lifestyle, family relations, incest, alcohol abuse, youth ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 7.0
 3K
Brotherhood (2009)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Denmark, Sweden
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Former Danish servicemen Lars and Jimmy are thrown together while training in a neo-Nazi group. Moving from hostility through grudging admiration to friendship and finally passion, events take a darker turn when their illicit relationship is ...
Style: serious, emotional, captivating, realistic, sexual ...
Plot: gay, gays and lesbians, racism, friendship, love affair, couples, love and romance, society, unlikely couple, self discovery, tragic love, radical ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: denmark, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%