Movies like Abrupt Decision

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Abrupt Decision (2011)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Denis went into the office Friday morning. Ten minutes later he was fired and his entire world changed. As a man in mid-life crisis, he believed there has to be more to life than this. A stray dog in the park opens his eyes.
Plot: death of mother, fired from the job, kissing, stray dog, flag, angel, midlife crisis, brushing teeth, gay relationship, hugging, gay couple, gay, gay kiss, dream, office, boss, death, crying, dog, park, teacher, kiss, mother son relationship

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, touching, serious and sexual films with plots about gay, gay kiss, kiss, gay relationship, male nudity, homosexual and death mostly in Drama, Romance and Mystery genres. Some movies like Abrupt Decision: Angora Ranch (2006), Nine Lives (2004), Green Plaid Shirt (1996), Crush (2009), Role/Play (2010). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Angora Ranch (2006)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Justin is an ad executive whose father sends him on his first solo run to a place in Texas. While driving to his appointment Justin swerves to avoid a rabbit in the road and his car gets stuck in a ditch that just happens to be in front of the home ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, witty, touching ...
Plot: jazz, fall in love, gays and lesbians, farm, love affair, romance, parents and children, gender, love and romance, family relations, unlikely couple, self discovery ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: texas, usa
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Nine Lives (2004)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 74 min.
Story: Lust and dysfuntion come full circle in this collection of nine steamy scenes exploring gay life, sex, addition, drugs and HIV/AIDS as revealed by a latino pool boy, a television writer, a meth dealer and others. As one affair leads into another, ...
Style: serious, sexual, realistic, emotional
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
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Green Plaid Shirt (1996)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: the lives of two ordinary men who find love together only to lose it. In an era of easy sex and open relationships they have only two rules: dont fall in love with others and no jealousy. Still rules are made to be broken. Eventually a single act of ...
Plot: gay relationship, telephone call, kitchen, bedroom, painting, kiss, party, male nudity, beach, swimming pool, swimming, breakfast ...
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Crush (2009)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 77 min.
Story: A four part anthology exploring the multitude of emotions and colors in gay relationships.
Plot: masturbation, soldier, vampire, gay, kissing, african american, erotica, framed photograph, restaurant, bar, teenager, apple ...
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Role/Play (2010)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A recently outed soap opera actor crosses paths with a recently divorced gay marriage activist, forcing them to confront the price of fame and the fickle nature of celebrity within the gay community.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, touching
Plot: gays and lesbians, resort, coming out, romance, artists and showbiz, gender, couples, desire for fame, celebrity culture, love and romance, lifestyle, divorce ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california
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 4.7
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Apart (2010)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: 'Apart' follows several entangled lives in Los Angeles: Mario, a young man who feels rejected by an older man named Saleheddine; John, a jaded hustler and drug dealer who keeps happiness at bay, and who works closely with Christine, the ...
Plot: gay, kiss, hustler, gay relationship, drug dealer, gay kiss
Place: california
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Dream On (2013)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 94 min.
Story: The course of true love does not run smoothly for two young lads at Norman's Cozy campsite on the Welsh coast in the mid 80s. Two English holiday-makers, Paul, an innocent northerner from Rochdale, and George, a jack the lad, nervy young man ...
Plot: gay relationship, gay, kiss, crying, teenage boy, vacation, tent, camping, domineering mother, runaway, summer, gay kiss ...
Place: wales
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59%
Soundless Wind Chime (2009)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Hong Kong, Switzerland, Germany
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Ricky leaves Hong Kong for Switzerland to look for the lost soul and the past of his deceased Swiss lover, Pascal. Ricky struggles with the confusion of memories, reality and illusion.
Plot: masturbation, gay bar, gay asian, gay sex, gay club, gay couple, gay kiss, gay relationship, death of boyfriend, chinese restaurant, gay love, pickpocket ...
Place: switzerland, hong kong, beijing china
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Next Year in Jerusalem (1997)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: The oldest son in an orthodox Jewish family is living at home (in Brooklyn) with his parents and younger brothers. He's being pressured by his parents to marry the girl they have chosen, (the daughter of a rabbi). But he is coming to the ...
Plot: uses the word fag, rabbi, star of david, gay rights, marriage engagement, city park, statue, arranged marriage, tombstone, demonstration, central park manhattan new york city, gay pride ...
Place: jerusalem, greenwich village manhattan new york city, manhattan new york city, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Rivers Wash Over Me (2009)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: After his mother dies, Sequan, a sensitive teenager from Brooklyn, moves in with relatives living in a small town plagued with secrets hidden deep within its lush, rural Alabama terrain. Sequan finds refuge in a friendship with a troubled girl who ...
Plot: black lgbt, high school, miscegenation, american south, sheriff, death of mother, cemetery, incest, high school student, skinny dipping, cousin cousin relationship, basketball ...
Place: alabama
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Longtime Companion (1989)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Longtime Companion follows the lives of a small circle of friends from the first mention of the disease in the New York Times in 1981. First referred to as "Gay-Related-Immune-Disorder," we watch the effect of the disease as it devastates ...
Style: touching, emotional, realistic, serious, clever ...
Plot: aids, gay, friendship, gays and lesbians, hiv, lgbt, terminal illness, artists and showbiz, gender, life is a bitch, friends, love and romance ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: new york, usa, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 6.6
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Boomerang (2015)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Antoine Rey looks for a special gift for his sister Melanie on her 40th birthday. He decides to surprise her with a trip to the French Island of Noirmoutier, where they spent many summers as children until their mother's death. On the drive ...
Plot: car accident, police, father daughter relationship, christmas, death, fired from the job, father son relationship, kiss, secret, flashback, funeral, lesbian ...
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 5.3
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Whirlwind (2007)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A hot, young and charming man with ulterior motives enters the lives of a tight-knit group of gay men in New York City and at first adds excitement and intrigue to their group, but events soon spiral out of control as he deliberately attempts to ...
Style: emotional, serious, realistic, gloomy, sexual ...
Plot: gay relationship, gay couple, infidelity, friendship, best friends, gays and lesbians, urban, manipulations, couple relations, sexual relations, breakup, thirtysomething life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
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 7.1
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In the Family (2011)
Genre: Drama, Romance
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Duration: 169 min.
Story: In the town of Martin, Tennessee, Chip Hines, a precocious six year old, has only known life with his two dads, Cody and Joey. And a good life it is. When Cody dies suddenly in a car accident, Joey and Chip struggle to find their footing again. Just ...
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41%
 6.1
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Genre: Drama, Romance
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A Very Natural Thing (1974)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: When David, an ex-monk still in his twenties meets Mark, he falls hard; soon he's asked Mark if they can live together. Things go well for awhile, and then differences in their definition of "commitment" begin to push them apart. Mark ...
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Style: emotional, serious, realistic, sexual, touching
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A Single Man (2009)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
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Tumbledown (2013)
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Duration: 80 min.
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Otra historia de amor (1986)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Argentina
Duration: 88 min.
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Style: touching, serious, realistic
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Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
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Genre: Drama, Romance
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Genre: Drama, Romance
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Genre: Drama, Romance
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Story: A high schooler from suburbia gets in touch with her sexuality while working at a dingy movie theater in the city.
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Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Morgan is the inspiring story of Morgan Oliver, a young athlete determined that a bicycle accident that left him paralyzed will not change him. He takes a chance on love when he meets Dean Kagen on a basketball court. Dean helps Morgan train for the ...
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