Movies like Ghosts

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Ghosts (2005)
 6.9
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Ghosts (2005)
Original name: Gespenster
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany, France
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Nina, an end-of-teenage orphan with mental problems, starts a new job as a garden cleaner when she meets Toni. They fell in love with each other, but soon Toni starts betraying Nina. In the meantime, Francoise is picked up at a psychic department of a Berlin hospital by her husband, Pierre. After seeing Nina, Francoise believes that she has found her kidnapped daughter Marie, but neither Toni nor Pierre believe her. Nina is unsure about what to think...
Plot: friendship, lgbt, children's home, french, diary, lesbian interest, identity, casting, unsociability, lesbian kiss, loss of son, security camera

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Most similar movies to Ghosts

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out sincere, realistic, serious and emotional films with plots about friendship, lgbt, lesbian, coming of age, male nudity, lesbian kiss and gay mostly in Drama and Romance genres. Some movies like Ghosts: The State I Am In (2000), Kate Can’t Swim (2017), Making Maya (2003), The Magic Box (2002), Transit  (2018). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The State I Am In (2000)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 106 min.
Story: With 1970s Germany in the background, this film depicts the story of a family from the “R.A.F. Terrorist” group and their search for a normal life and their inner self.
Style: sentimental, gloomy, serious, sincere, realistic
Plot: chases and races, eccentric family, teenage love, coming of age, family relations, fugitives, love and romance, parents and children, fall in love, family in crisis, family problems, on the run ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: germany, portugal, europe, brazil
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
Kate Can’t Swim (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When Kate’s best friend Em returns from abroad with a surprising new lover, they embark on a reunion vacation with their partners, but the peaceful getaway quickly becomes emotionally complicated.
Plot: friendship, lesbian, lesbian kiss, female female kiss, lesbianism, lgbt, female photographer
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63%
 5.9
 54
Making Maya (2003)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Basketball is the backdrop against which this coming of age lesbian Indie flick is set. A touching story of young ladies irresistibly drawn together against their will.
Plot: sport, meaning of life, lesbian, lesbianism, basketball, lesbian kiss, contest, friendship, basketball player, best friend, self discovery, lesbian interest
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
The Magic Box (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Tunisia
Duration: 94 min.
Story: no overview yet
Plot: marriage, drink, father son relationship, kiss, song, french, dysfunctional family, brothel, sex, drunkenness, drinking, flashback ...
Place: tunisia
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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Transit  (2018)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany, France
Duration: 101 min.
Story: The German troops are just outside Paris. Georg escapes to Marseille at the last moment. His luggage contains the legacy of a writer named Weidel, who took his own life out of fear of persecution. This legacy comprises a manuscript, some letters and ...
Plot: identity, letter, police raid, bathroom, police, hotel, death, singing, train, love interest, fake identity, sign language ...
Place: marseille, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 4.1
 281
Ambrosia (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 79 min.
Story: Ambrosia is the story of an Iranian-Canadian couple, Ali and Leila, who dream of an exciting future in Vancouver: Ali owns a pizza shop and thinks of expanding and Leila is an up-and-coming clothing designer. However, their situations change ...
Plot: lgbt, seamstress, lesbian kiss, lesbian, pregnancy
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
This Summer Feeling (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Germany
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Sasha, a French woman of thirty, dies suddenly in Berlin. Her Fiancé, Lawrence, and her sister Zoé, must come to terms as the consequences of this shock set in.
Plot: friendship, psychology, death, sex scene, cat, female nudity, cigarette smoking, hospital, concert, beach, male nudity, drawing
Place: paris france, berlin germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
The Pursuit of Normality (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A search for his identity leads Will, a 17-year-old aspiring writer, on an exploration of his sexuality alongside visions of his older self. While pushing the boundaries of morality as he writes his first novel.
Plot: gay, lgbt, sexuality, abuse, identity, coming of age
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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 147
New Wave (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Une petite ville de province, au milieu des années 80. La vie d'Éric, collégien rêveur et solitaire, est chamboulée par l'arrivée d'un nouveau dans la classe : Romain, adolescent dissipé au style new wave très affirmé, qui va ...
Plot: gay teenager, bunk bed, friendship between boys, coming of age, mohawk haircut, homoeroticism, male nudity, teenage boy, rain, shower, french, friendship ...
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Center of My World (2016)
Genre: Drama
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 ...
Plot: gay teenager, lgbt, gay, coming of age, gay son, gay kiss, gay brother, male objectification, first love, gay protagonist, infatuation, gay sex ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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 11K
Barbara (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 105 min.
Story: It is the summer of 1980 in East Germany and, alone, Barbara is confined to living and working as a doctor in a small provincial town - her punishment for attempting to emigrate to the West. She has only one focus; to escape and for this, she has to ...
Style: tense, realistic, gloomy, psychological, sincere ...
Plot: german, iron curtain, doctor, fascism, small town, who to trust, lovers apart, power relations, confined, doctors and patients, life is a bitch, secret service ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1980
Place: germany, east germany, german democratic republic, europe, gdr ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 7.1
 3K
Are We Ok? (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: Turkey
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Temmuz is an openly gay sculptor living at a flat with his dog in Istanbul. He lives a bohemian lifestyle and has a happy go lucky, carefree, eccentric (such as believing in good luck charms) character, frequently distracting him from his work as a ...
Plot: depression, sculptor, gay lead character, lgbt, friendship, disability, wheelchair, father son relationship, mother son relationship
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 6.5
 257
We (2003)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A summer trip to Berlin offers a fleeting glimpse into the lives of the country's youth in this vibrant, character-driven drama from director Martin Gypkens. When twentysomething Florian arrives in town to pay a visit to long-lost pal Pit, the ...
Plot: friendship, becoming an adult, unhappiness, young people, high school friends, male nudity, filmmaker, homosexual, gay kiss, gay, homosexuality, coming of age
Place: germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 7.0
 94
Marion (1997)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Marion is ten and befriends a couple so much that they want her to live with them.
Plot: food, marriage, husband wife relationship, father daughter relationship, countryside, working class, accident, friendship, mother daughter relationship, friend, piano lesson, village ...
Place: paris france, normandy
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 5.6
 128
Cat Skin (2017)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A shy and troubled photography student's life is illuminated when her voyeuristic nature behind the camera lens leads her to a beautiful and confident girl.
Plot: lesbian romance, lesbian interest, lgbt, headphones, camera, listening to music, cat, photographer, student, lesbian relationship, black cat, lesbian couple ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Life after all (2003)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 90 min.
Story: La vie quand même (LIFE AFTER ALL) is another film in a series collectively called 'Tales from the Orphanage'. The story is simple on the surface (children coping with the sudden loss of parents), but in the hands of writer Sophie Tasma ...
Plot: coming of age, soccer, loneliness, pancake, death of husband, egyptian, happiness, stepmother stepdaughter relationship, treehouse, pain, aunt nephew relationship, burial ...
Place: canada, china, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 6.1
 298
Sonja (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 72 min.
Story: Sonja is struggling to deal with her parent separation, and find her feelings for her best friend might not just be a phase.
Style: realistic, sexual, touching, sincere
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: coming of age, friendship, parents and children, romance, friends, family relations, teenage life, couples, lifestyle, love and romance, unfulfilled love, unfulfillment ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 6.7
 211
Three Veils (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: The lives of three young Middle Eastern women intertwine as they struggle to defy tradition and create their own realities. From an arranged marriage and a lesbian love affair to an abusive family situation, the film delicately tackles some of the ...
Plot: arranged marriage, lgbt, oppression, alcohol abuse, muslim, lesbian kiss, lesbian
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 7.2
 58
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, gay, coming out, old man, gay relationship, closeted homosexual, friendship, friendship between men, gay lead character, retirement home, aging, old age ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 5.6
 58
Alice (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, France
Duration: 50 min.
Story: Alice has deeply buried feelings and memories for her sister Manon who is about to be married. During their childhood the two sisters were extremely close not only emotionally, but also sexually. With news of the wedding the pain of the past ...
Plot: incest overtones, lesbian interest, sister sister relationship, breasts, jealousy, lesbian, semen, lesbian incest, flashback, wedding, sex scene, orgasm ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Bareback ou La guerre des sens (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 80 min.
Story: A cinephile meets on a beach in Ramatuelle his favorite filmmaker. He proposes to film the painful adventure that is just live. The two men will knit the scenes, each in its own way. The filmmaker keeps pushing the project, arguing that the chuting ...
Plot: lgbt, skinny dipping, nude beach, male nudity
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 6.5
 256
A Summer Day (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 91 min.
Story: The sudden death of a teenager during a soccer match puts a small community completely off-balance.
Plot: coming of age, death of son, homoeroticism, paintball, peeping, best friend, accidental death, book, cigarette smoking, friendship, loss of friend, death of friend ...
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 7.3
 2K
In Between (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: Israel, France
Duration: 103 min.
Story: The film captures the daily duality of three young Palestinian women in Tel Aviv, caught between hometown tradition and big city abandon, and the price they must pay for a lifestyle that seems obvious to many: the freedom to work, party, fuck, and ...
Plot: feminism, lgbt, islam, muslim, cocaine, apartment, friendship between women, religion, christian, tradition versus modernity, sea, flatmate ...
Place: israel, tel aviv israel
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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Chasing Pavement (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Chasing Pavement stars Remy Mars as Elijah Young, an 'urban' porn star who is preparing to leave the adult entertainment industry and start a new career as a chef. His new roommate, Takeshi, played by Tokio Sasaki, is a Japanese immigrant ...
Plot: lgbt, gay, roommate roommate relationship, immigration, male nudity, roommate, text message, porn star, obsession
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 7.1
 9
Matted (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 40 min.
Story: Rose Lee is just a typical high school student trying to figure things out. Her dream is to join the boy's wrestling team, but no one is making it easy for her. Along the way, she'll discover that her most difficult opponent may be herself.
Style: student film
Plot: gay, transsexual, transsexuality, wrestling, coming of age, identity, best friend, loneliness, teenager, television, teenage boy, teenage girl ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 7.2
 159
Cold as Summer (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A female detective investigates the case of a young mother whose infant left behind has died.
Plot: female detective, lesbian interest, abandoned baby, investigation, sex scene, solitude, child murder investigation, beach, smoking, female nudity
Place: southern france, south of france
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 8.1
 92
Buddies (1985)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Buddies is a 1985 American drama film. It is the first film to deal with the AIDS pandemic, preceding the television movie An Early Frost (also released in 1985). Directed by Arthur J. Bressan Jr., who would die of complications from AIDS two years ...
Style: touching, serious, sincere, emotional, realistic
Plot: friendship, gay, couples, friends, life is a bitch, unfulfillment, gays and lesbians, politics, terminal illness, buddies, gender, society ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 6.3
 37
Welcome Home (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: Belgium
Duration: 86 min.
Story: This is the story of two childhood friends - Lucas (a 16-year-old high-schooler) and Bert (a mechanic’s apprentice) - who flee the suffocating fish bowl that their killjoy families’ lives have become. Lucas, still quite immature, finds a “big ...
Plot: friendship, coming of age, youth, friendship between boys, childhood friend, pubic hair, male nudity, teenage boy
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
The Party Is Over (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Despite their differences, Celeste and Sihem quickly become inseparable. The common will to get out of drugs seals their fusional friendship. This will be as much a force as an obstacle when, transferred from the center that welcomes them, they find ...
Plot: friendship, addiction, bare breasts, vomiting, drug addiction, young woman, train station, drug addict, hit by a car, toilet, drugs, female nudity ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Beautiful Women (2004)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 82 min.
Story: "Schöne Frauen“ handelt genau davon: von schönen Frauen. Fünf Schauspielerinnen finden sich nacheinander zum Casting für einen Fernsehfilm ein. Sie schweigen, taxieren sich, begutachten sich und ihre Gegenüber. Und kommen sich mitnichten ...
Plot: child star, pianist, drinking, singer, audition, vomiting, actress, woman, lesbianism, lesbian, female nudity, road trip ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%