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I Am Not What You Want (2001)
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I Am Not What You Want (2001)
Original name: 天使
Genre: Romance
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 49 min.
Story: Rick was kicked out of his home because of his homosexuality, and takes refuge in the home of his friend Mark. Living under the same roof, these youths realize they have more in common than they thought. But will it lead to heartwarming or heartbreak?
Plot: gay, guitar, love, coming out, musician, student, friendship, chinese, homosexuality, dysfunctional family, closeted homosexual, gay asian
Place: hong kong

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, touching, emotional and captivating films with plots about gay, gay kiss, male nudity, homosexuality, gay sex, gay relationship and coming out mostly in Romance, Drama and Comedy genres. Some movies like I Am Not What You Want: The 10 Year Plan (2014), First Love and Other Pains (1999), Love Life (2006), Front Cover (2015), Daybreak (2008). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The 10 Year Plan (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Myles and Brody are best friends with two very different ways of finding love. Displeased with their current love lives, they make a pact to be together if neither finds love in ten year’s time. Now two months shy of their deadline, both friends ...
Plot: gay, friendship, break up, date
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95%
First Love and Other Pains (1999)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 50 min.
Story: Across the boundaries they find each other... in this post-colonial romance. A cynical English professor discovers love in the form of an admiring student. But is it too late for him to find happiness?
Plot: gay, older man younger man relationship, teacher student relationship, homosexual, coming out, gay asian, teacher student sex, unconsciousness, taboo, english literature, police, drunkenness ...
Place: hong kong
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86%
 5.3
 197
Love Life (2006)
Genre: Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 72 min.
Story: An intimately observed love story, LOVE LIFE carefully examines the sexually secretive marriage of Joe and Mary Hahn. When a passionate extra-marital encounter leaves Joe with an emotional connection he can't break - and when a beautiful friend ...
Plot: lesbian, erotica, sex, love, bisexual, coming out, male nudity, gay
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72%
 6.3
 813
Front Cover (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: One man does all he can to veil his Asian heritage; the other takes great pains to hide his sexual orientation. Both of these things begin to change when Ryan is hired to prepare film star Ning for a fashion shoot, and the men develop a bond.
Plot: gay, lgbt, closeted homosexual, gay sex, photo shoot, chinese american, actor
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 4.8
 131
Daybreak (2008)
Genre: Romance
Country: Philippines
Duration: 75 min.
Story: A married man is having an affair with another man. After some time apart, the two men spend a night together in a family vacation home in Tagaytay, Cavite. Together in such close quarters, the two are left with nothing to do but to confront the ...
Plot: bisexual, gay, gay relationship, pediatrician, separation, spaghetti, gay sex, migration, dance, homosexuality, driving, backpack ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
 5.7
 222
Sausalito (2000)
Genre: Romance
Country: Hong Kong, USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Ella is a divorced Chinese American taxi driver who spends her days ferrying people around the roads of Sausalito, San Francisco. After work, she spends time with her 8-year old son, Scott. Ella meets Mike at Sky House, an infamous pick-up joint. ...
Plot: taxi driver, chinese american, chinese, homelessness, painter, gay, nightclub, earthquake, game, programmer
Place: san francisco
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53%
 6.8
 5K
Boy Culture (2006)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A successful male escort describes in a series of confessions his tangled romantic relationships with his two roommates and an older, enigmatic male client.
Style: clever, humorous, realistic, touching, semi serious
Plot: gay, gays and lesbians, homosexuality, gay teenager, confession, gay sex, lgbt, intergenerational friendship, homosexual, coming out, prostitute, friendship ...
Time: contemporary
Place: seattle, usa, seattle washington, washington state
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49%
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 343
Happy Birthday (2007)
Genre: Romance
Country: China, Hong Kong
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Rene Liu successfully delivers the complex role of Mi, who chooses to remain single rather than risking the slightest chance of being dumped. She loves her friend Nan (Louis Koo) more than anyone, yet she asks him to be her best friend instead of ...
Style: serious, touching, realistic, sentimental, emotional
Audience: girls' night
Plot: dealing with death, love affair, unfulfilled love, uncover truth, romance, unfulfillment, siblings relations, love and romance, family relations, father daughter relationship, airport, piano ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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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, sentimental, light, sincere
Plot: gay, friendship, puberty, love, memory, self acceptance, childhood friend, homosexuality, sexual tension, homoeroticism, swimming, party ...
Place: argentina
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 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, captivating, sincere, atmospheric ...
Plot: gay, gay teenager, romance, gay romance, love, couples, secret love, character study, introspection, homosexuality, forbidden love, loneliness ...
Place: brazil
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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, ...
Plot: gay, gay lead character, gay relationship, gay love, lgbt, immigration, romance, father son conflict, underwear, beer drinking, finnish, migrant worker ...
Place: finland
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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 ...
Audience: teen comedy
Plot: gay, homosexuality, lgbt, high school, coming out, first gay sexual experience, frat party, prom, male virgin, girlfriend, seduction, sexual fantasy ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 6.8
 1K
Jitters (2010)
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 ...
Plot: gay, gay teenager, house party, first love, summer school, control freak, biological father, pub, hairdresser, group of friends, gay kiss, grandmother granddaughter relationship ...
Place: iceland, manchester, manchester england
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 5.5
 781
Amphetamine (2010)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Openly gay banker Daniel debates whether to return to Australia or stay in Hong Kong when he meets Kafka, a straight swimming instructor. The young men fall in love, believing that their love can bridge anything, despite their difference in ...
Style: realistic, serious, emotional, captivating, sincere ...
Plot: gay, drug abuse, gays and lesbians, haunted by the past, addiction, love and romance, love affair, unfulfillment, life is a bitch, hopes, destructive relationship, destiny ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: hong kong, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 5.7
 49
Love Me Not (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A sweet and daring portrait of blurred sexuality and love complications, this independent feature tells the story of Dennis and Aggie, pals since primary school and roommates for five years. He works in a painting studio while she’s a photographer ...
Plot: gay parent, gay, gay father, gay kiss, lesbian kiss, lesbian, lesbian relationship, gay asian, wanting a baby, sexual orientation, girlfriend girlfriend relationship, wanting to have children ...
Place: hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
1 Last Chance at Paradise (2014)
Genre: Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 72 min.
Story: Love and memories shared by two young guys soon after the world's end.
Plot: gay love, gay relationship, coming out, gay son, bare ass, male bare butt, male male hug, candlelight, cigarette, family conflict, gay romance, cuddling ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Two Weddings and a Funeral (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: South Korea
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Kimjho Gwang-soo is one of the most recognized Korean gay activist as well as a filmmaker. This is his feature debut as a director and producer. A queer movie that delivers the goods—humorous and touching—and fulfills the director’s wish for a ...
Plot: gay, marriage, lgbt, fight, hospital, gay marriage, fake marriage, wedding, gay couple, gay kiss, gay asian, coming out ...
Place: korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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: death of mother, spirituality, gay kiss, grief, gay, old woman, memory, loss of loved one, gay couple, juggler, angel, aunt nephew relationship ...
Place: beijing china, switzerland, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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Screwed (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Finland
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Seventeen-year-olds Miku and Elias find themselves, and each other, during a summer in the Finnish countryside.
Plot: gay, sexual identity, gay relationship, skinny dipping, lake, male nudity, gay kiss, party, text message, sibling
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 7.1
 31
Armaan (2013)
Genre: Romance
Country: Pakistan
Duration: 140 min.
Story: Armaan (Urdu: ارمان‎) is a 2013 Pakistani romantic drama film directed by Anjum Shahzad. The film is a remake of the same name released in 1966, which starred Waheed Murad and Zeba.[2] The film is produced by Tarang Housefull, Abdullah ...
Plot: friendship, love
Place: pakistan
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Hijabers in Love (2014)
Genre: Romance
Country: Indonesia
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Annisa, 15 year old girl who is always cheerful, open and stylish tomboy. Entered a period of initially attended Tunas Bangsa High school, she acquainted with Jelita, a nice girl with hijab and eventually became her best friend.
Plot: friendship, love, high school, jealousy
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Just a Question of Love (2000)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 88 min.
Story: After his gay cousin dies from hepatitis, young Laurent, who lives with his best friend Carole, falls in love with Cedric, a plant scientist. He's afraid to inform his conservative parents that he is gay.
Style: realistic, touching, serious, emotional, disturbing ...
Audience: teens
Plot: gay, gays and lesbians, homosexuality, coming out, couples, fall in love, love and romance, lifestyle, gay love, gay slur, gay relationship, secret love ...
Time: 90s
Place: france, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 7.6
 89K
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, homosexuality, lgbt, lgbt teen, gay lead character, gay relationship, coming out, love, homosexual, parent child relationship, high school ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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 794
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: homosexuality, gay relationship, homosexual, gay love, closeted homosexual, lust, gay, sexual tension, forbidden love, male nudity, male friendship, male bonding ...
Place: argentina
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Don't Go Breaking My Heart 2 (2014)
Genre: Romance
Country: Hong Kong, China
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Hong Kong action auteur Johnnie To indulges his silly side with this hilariously inventive sequel to his hit romantic comedy, about two former lovers who find themselves irresistibly drawn back together — despite the fact that each of them is ...
Style: semi serious, feel good, realistic, humorous
Audience: date night
Plot: love triangle, infidelity, mistaken identity, comedy of errors, couple relations, fall in love, romance, love and romance, couples, dishonesty, disorder
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 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, touching, captivating, emotional, sincere ...
Plot: gay teenager, gay, gay couple, gay relationship, gay student, tragic event, love and romance, character study, introspection, love, loneliness, desire ...
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 5.8
 2K
All My Life (2008)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Israel, France, Egypt, Lebanon
Duration: 119 min.
Story: For Rami, all is for the best in this best of all possible worlds, as long as he keeps to himself. But when his longtime lover leaves him to marry a woman and his best friends drift away, he comes face to face with the harsh realities of life as a ...
Plot: taboo sex, gay, masturbation, voyeurism, arab, gay teenager, homosexuality, lgbt, love, caught masturbating, gay slur, gay lead character ...
Place: egypt
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 6.0
 541
The Third One (2014)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Argentina
Duration: 70 min.
Story: After meeting in a chat room, Fede (22) arrives at a downtown building to have an intimate encounter with a gay couple older than him. As the night unfolds, Fede has an intense and telling experience. The next morning finds him different, as if ...
Plot: gay, threesome, gay couple, menage a trois, chat room, gay sex, one night stand, internet dating, gay relationship, lgbt, homosexuality, pornography ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 6.4
 37K
In & Out (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A midwestern teacher questions his sexuality after a former student makes a comment about him at the Academy Awards.
Style: humorous, realistic, feel good, semi serious, funny ...
Plot: coming out, gay, self discovery, teachers and students, small town, lgbt, homosexuality, repressed homosexual, gay stereotype, closeted homosexual, sexual repression, sexual orientation ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: indiana, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
The First Time - Bedingungslose Liebe (2011)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Germany
Duration: 91 min.
Story: The film tells the story of two boys and how they deal with the discovery of love.
Plot: homosexuality, first love, gay relationship, gay, german, gay kiss, gay teenager, coming out, teenage boy, dancing, bathtub, kiss ...
Place: germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%