Movies like Ben & Sam

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Ben & Sam (2010)
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Ben & Sam (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: Philippines
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A college heartthrob meets a college newbie - a challenge, a tension, a discovery, and a love that will change everything between them.
Plot: gay, college, male homosexuality, homosexuality, gay slur, gay relationship, gay lead character, male objectification, college student, gay interest, locker room, dressing room
Place: the philippines

Most similar movies to Ben & Sam

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out touching, realistic, psychological and captivating films with plots about gay, gay interest, lgbt, homosexuality, gay relationship, male homosexuality and male nudity mostly in Drama and Romance genres. Some movies like Ben & Sam: Twice a Man (1964), Destiny (1997), Burlesque King (1999), The Man in Her Life (1997), First Taste (2008). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Twice a Man (1964)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 49 min.
Story: A reworking of the myth of Hippolytus, in which a chaste youth rejects the incestuous advances of his mother and is saved from death by a caring physician.
Style: avant garde, experimental
Plot: gay, avant-garde, suicide, greek mythology, lgbt, incest, male homosexuality, family relations, gay lead character, homosexual, gay relationship, homosexuality ...
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95%
 6.3
 134
Destiny (1997)
Genre: Drama
Country: Guinea, France
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Though gay-themed stories about "coming out" and accepting one's sexuality are not uncommon in Western countries, such tales are still rare in many conservative African nations. Considered a ground-breaking film in its native Guinea, ...
Plot: gay teenager, gay, lgbt, black lgbt, male homosexuality, gay slur, gay interest, female nudity, interracial sex, coming out, homosexual, homosexuality ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
 5.5
 144
Burlesque King (1999)
Genre: Drama
Country: Philippines
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Harry leaves Olongapo, the former site of American bases, with his best friend James. They end up in Manila where they soon find work as macho dancers in a gay bar run by Mama Odette. Harry has a troubled past -- his American father used to pimp him ...
Plot: gay interest, pubic hair, dancer, gay for pay, gay, gay bar, male nudity, male prostitute, gay club, male stripper, orgy, exotic dancer
Place: the philippines, manila philippines
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
The Man in Her Life (1997)
Genre: Drama
Country: Philippines
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Selya is disappointed with Bobby who only wants sex but no real relationship nor marriage. So she leaves and decides to marry the gay Ramon who, she is convinced, is definitely different.
Plot: lgbt, homosexual, sex, female nudity, gay, teacher, nudity (full frontal - brief), gay interest
Place: the philippines
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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 74
First Taste (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: Philippines
Duration: 64 min.
Story: The title "Binyag" translates to 'loss of innocence,' and this little-known film from the Philippenes shows, very effectively, the process in which one young person loses his own innocence. A boy living a quiet, picturesque life ...
Plot: countryside, gay interest, oral sex, homosexual, village, sex, skinny dipping, gay, male nudity, beach
Place: the philippines, manila philippines
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
Closing Numbers (1993)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Keith, Anna and their son Peter are a close, loving family living in a smart suburban street of a provincial city. Anna is a typical middle-class housewife, filling her day with good works, until one day, when she finds a note that leads to a ...
Plot: gay, infidelity, bisexual, hiv, aids, in the closet, male homosexuality, gay interest, closeted homosexual, homosexuality
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 6.3
 161
Return to Go (2000)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 95 min.
Story: No overview found.
Plot: nude beach, gay, hiv, naked in public, homosexuality, male nudity, car accident, male homosexuality, gay sex, gay interest
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
Soldiers. Story from Ferentari (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: Romania, Serbia, Belgium
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Adi (40), a shy and introverted anthropologist who got recently dumped by his girlfriend, moves to Ferentari, most notorious outcasted neighborhood in Bucharest. He wants to write a study on manele music. The pop music of the Roma community serves ...
Style: sincere, psychological, touching, captivating, suspenseful
Plot: gay slur, soldier, male homosexuality, lgbt, homosexuality, love, research, gay relationship, social status, gay, hustler, poverty ...
Place: romania
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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 36
Boy (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 48 min.
Story: Boy ('the helper') tells the story of an invisible member of our society, an illegal Filipino cleaner. He has no name. Moving continuously from one location to the other, he is living between being seen and being invisible, between his ...
Plot: gay, gay subtext, gay relationship, gay asian, photographer, gay friend, filipino, gay club, pole dancer, depression, illegal alien, gay lead character ...
Place: netherlands
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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 863
Tomcat (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: Austria
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Andreas and Stefan lead a happy and passionate life: Together with their beloved tomcat Moses, they live in a beautiful old house in Vienna's vineyards. They work as a musician and as a scheduler in the same orchestra and they love their large ...
Style: homoerotic, psychological, contemplative, light, sincere ...
Plot: gay, cat, lgbt, gay relationship, gay couple, orchestra, homoeroticism, gay protagonist, male objectification, gay love, gay lead character, musician ...
Time: 21st century
Place: austria
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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, gay slur, closeted homosexual, gay son, gay bashing, gay romance, lgbt, forbidden love, character study ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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Sagwan (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: Philippines
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Sagwan is a story of an 18-year-old boy named Alfred, whose routinary life as a boatman becomes complicated as he discovers how much more life around him has to offer. His family's haunting dark past inhibits him from living his young life ...
Plot: gay sex, gay, male homosexuality, gay subtext, lgbt, gay interest, oral sex, voyeurism, murder, male nudity, threesome, seduction ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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José (2018)
Genre: Drama
Country: Guatemala, USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: José (19 years old) lives with his mother (50s) in Guatemala: a tough life in one of the world's most dangerous, religious, and impoverished countries. José is her youngest and favorite child, and her life is going to church and selling ...
Style: serious, disturbing, realistic, suspenseful
Plot: gay, gay relationship, love, gay slur, grandmother, religion, life is a bitch, gay subtext, street vendor, road trip, prayer, salt ...
Place: guatemala
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Brother and Sister (2016)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Germany, Poland
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Neukölln, a trendy district in Berlin. Living space is scarce here. Without surety, proof of credit worthiness and salary there is no chance at all now. Thies knows this game; he works for a real estate management company and watches that the rules ...
Style: lgbt cinema, touching, psychological, sexy, sentimental
Plot: gay, gay lead character, homosexual sex, manipulation, gay interest, real estate agent, refugee, homosexuality, gay relationship, male homosexuality, lgbt, homoeroticism ...
Place: germany, berlin germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 6.5
 154
Amazing Grace (1992)
Genre: Drama
Country: Israel
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A drama about two families, each with a gay son. Jonathan is splitting from Miki because the more experienced Miki is playing around. Then Jonathan sees Thomas, the son and grandson of his neighbors, who is back in Israel after failing to make it as ...
Plot: gay, mother, gay interest, gay teenager, drugs, israeli, erotic fantasy, masturbation, drug, homosexuality, homosexual, aids ...
Place: israel
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Consenting Adult (1985)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Young and shy Jeff discovers his attraction to men. After struggling with himself he comes out to his parents. Mum eventually listens to his son and tries to understand his feelings, but his Dad would rather die - which, in the end, he really does, ...
Plot: coming out, father son relationship, gay athlete, male virgin, family conflict, mother son relationship, male homosexuality, speedo, station wagon, swimmer, sexual orientation, maturity ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 5.1
 105
Raising Heroes (1996)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Josh and Paul want to adopt Nickie, the child of Paul's recently deceased friend Susan. Susan's mother opposes gays' adopting, and Monday is the final court date. On Friday, Josh stops by a market for milk and glimpses a Mob hit. ...
Plot: gay parent, gay adoption, gay, lgbt, gay father, gay lead character, gay couple, adoption, homosexual, gay interest, gay relationship
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 5.7
 270
About Us (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: Brazil
Duration: 70 min.
Story: The Love Story between Matheus and Diego is portrayed in the film script Diego writes when he becomes a filmmaker.
Plot: lgbt, gay relationship, gay subtext, male objectification, gay, gay kiss, gay interest, male nudity, depression, gay sex
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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That Certain Summer (1972)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 73 min.
Story: The first US teleplay to deal sympathetically with homosexuality. Divorced San Francisco contractor Doug Salter is looking forward to a summer visit from his fourteen-year-old son Nick, who lives in Los Angeles with his mother Janet. The boy does ...
Plot: father son relationship, coming out, gay, older man younger man relationship, family relations, male homosexuality, gay slur, lgbt, packing, gay parent, divorce, airport ...
Place: san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 5.4
 9
Manderley (1981)
Genre: Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 103 min.
Story: This is the story of three homosexuals who decide to spend the summer together at the cottage that the parents of one of them have in Santander. The film shows naturally a series of attitudes then considered shocking and even unnatural.
Plot: gay, lgbt, male nudity, gay interest, nudity (full frontal - brief)
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 6.0
 601
Young Hunter (2020)
Genre: Drama
Country: Argentina
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Ezequiel, a sixteen-year-old gay teenager in his sexual awakening, meets a boy of twenty-one. They quickly start a relationship and the situation unravels unexpectedly.
Style: stylized, serious, atmospheric, touching, realistic
Plot: gay teenager, male homosexuality, gay, skateboarder, abuse, gay sex, sexual blackmail, porn actor, manipulation, lgbt, male nudity, pornography ...
Place: argentina
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 7.2
 64
Salut Victor (1989)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Friendship between two old men becomes love. Slightly-unkempt, tired, and frail, Philippe Lanctot moves into a rest home. The administrator says she wants him to be happy, but that seems far from his mind: he's waiting to die. Then, into his ...
Plot: lgbt, female director, gay father, coming out, french canadian, old man, friendship, old age, closeted homosexual, retirement home, gay lead character, gay interest ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 5.4
 75
Ranchlands (2019)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 69 min.
Story: The story of a spiritually scarred man whose life changes forever when he must return to his estranged family to help care for a brother who is suffering from brain cancer. With the help of a spiritually enlightened caregiver, he faces the demons of ...
Style: suspense, rough, touching, suspenseful
Plot: cancer, lgbt, gay, family secret, romance, young love, homosexuality, homosexual love, illness, gay lead character, gay couple, forbidden love ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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Boys Life: Three Stories of Love, Lust, and Liberation (1994)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Each of the three short films in this collection presents a young gay man at the threshold of adulthood. In "Pool Days," Justin is a 17-year old Bethesda lad, hired as the evening life guard at a fitness center. In the course of the ...
Style: sentimental, touching, humorous, realistic, semi serious ...
Plot: coming of age, gay, coming out, youth, gay interest, campus, college, teenage love, teenage life, self discovery, love and romance, gays and lesbians ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: usa, new york, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Venus in the Garden (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: Greece, Germany
Duration: 63 min.
Story: Mid-summer heatwave. Nikos and Alain, two male prostitutes and a female pimp, Monica, get tangled in a peculiar relationship after meeting in a dark street called POUTANA. They fall in love, play with guns and talk about card games, money and ...
Style: homoerotic, avant garde
Plot: gay, avant-garde, gay interest, male objectification, gay kiss, naked in public, dance scene, male male kiss, barefoot male, nudity (full frontal - brief), butt naked, dancing naked ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
When the Love Is Gone (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: Philippines
Duration: 110 min.
Story: When the Love Is Gone is a 2013 Filipino romantic drama film directed by Andoy Ranay, starring Cristine Reyes, Gabby Concepcion, Alice Dixson, Andi Eigenmann, and Jake Cuenca. The film is distributed by Viva Films with co-production of Multivision ...
Plot: murder, closeted gay, extramarital affair, death of lover, cupcake, college, boat, resort, art exhibition, beach resort, other woman, chance meeting ...
Place: the philippines
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 8.0
 5
Soliloquy (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: Philippines
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A bus takes-off from urban Manila to the rural southeastern side of the country, carrying a group of mixed passengers from all walks of life, each one has a personal story to tell and they are telling it in their own voice. During the long journey, ...
Plot: superstition, road trip, knife, journey, gay, butterfly, ex convict, translator, pregnancy, one day, bus, deaf mute
Place: the philippines
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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 1K
Tiger Orange (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 75 min.
Story: In the small Central California town where they grew up, two estranged gay brothers struggle to reconnect after the recent death of their father.
Style: psychological, serious, captivating, realistic
Plot: gay, brother brother relationship, father son relationship, caught in the act, death of father, hardware store, gay slur, cynicism, family relations, friendship, gay relationship, gay lead character ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
The Male Gaze: The Heat of the Night (2019)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, Israel, Belgium, Spain, Sweden
Duration: 89 min.
Story: When darkness falls, temperatures rise in these six stories about late night confessions, intimacy for sale, high speed hookups and full moon frissons. But when the sun comes up and reality reveals itself, will it have all been worth it?
Style: thought provoking, sentimental, touching, poignant, compassionate
Plot: gay, lgbt, male male relationship, sexual relations, repressed sexuality, nightlife, coming out, dating, gay interest, friendship, generation gap, friendship between men ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Wailing in the Forest (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: Philippines
Duration: 105 min.
Story: An indigenous family, one of the last forest people of old, copes with the unusual changes in their environment including the imposing lifestyle and customs of the more sociable tribes on the plains.
Style: fairy tale, mysterious
Plot: indigenous people, tropics, ritual, isolation
Place: the philippines, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%