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Absent (2011)
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Absent (2011)
Original name: Ausente
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 frame, this Hitchcockian thriller portrays sexual obsession with terrifying realism.
Style: psychological, sincere, serious, suspense, tense, realistic, gloomy
Plot: gay teenager, gay, obsession, teachers and students, teenage life, teacher student relationship, manipulation, sexual tension, unrequited love, crush, dangerous attraction, gays and lesbians, unfulfilled love, gender, dishonesty, unfulfillment, power relations, older man younger man relationship, sexual desire, lgbt, school, swimming, doctor, male nudity, suicide ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: argentina, latin america

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, sexy and touching films with plots about gay, gays and lesbians, gay kiss, love and romance, male nudity, lgbt and gender mostly in Drama, Romance and Thriller genres. Some movies like Absent: Sexual Tension: Volatile (2012), Hawaii (2013), Stranger by the Lake (2013), Jitters (2010), David's Birthday (2009). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Sexual Tension: Volatile (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: Argentina, USA, France
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Have you ever met someone who made your body heat up, get a little nervous and sweaty, and made your crotch stir a bit? Sexual Tension: Volatile will reignite those lustful feelings as it weaves six scintillating experiences of men in various stages ...
Style: homoerotic, erotic, touching, captivating, anthology
Plot: homoeroticism, gay, sexual tension, gay crush, intimacy, friendship, sexual arousal, lust, sexual fantasy, flirting, male nudity, cousin cousin relationship ...
Place: argentina
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Hawaii (2013)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Argentina
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Eugenio offers his childhood friend Martin a work for the summer. With a game of power and desire a relationship starts to grow that goes beyond their friendship.
Style: serious, touching, stylized, atmospheric, disturbing ...
Plot: gay relationship, gay, homoeroticism, male homosexuality, friendship, gays and lesbians, gay lead character, couples, sexual relations, friends, countryside, childhood friend ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: argentina
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
Stranger by the Lake (2013)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Summertime. A cruising spot for men, tucked away on the shores of a lake. Franck falls in love with Michel, an attractive, potent and lethally dangerous man. Franck knows this, but wants to live out his passion anyway.
Style: erotic, sexy, talky, unusual plot structure, lyrical ...
Plot: male nudity, gay sex, gay, male homosexuality, loneliness, sexual desire, deviant sex, gays and lesbians, investigation, love, love and romance, gender ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 80s
Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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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 ...
Style: psychological, captivating, realistic, emotional
Plot: gay teenager, gay, friendship between boys, first love, teenage life, couples, bisexuality, friendship, crush, house party, rivalry, society ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: iceland, manchester
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
David's Birthday (2009)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance
Country: Italy
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Two couples are enjoying their summer at the beach, but when the grown son of one couple arrives, it surprisingly stirs something in the husband of the other couple, will the forbidden feelings end badly?
Style: serious, realistic, sentimental, suspense, sexy ...
Plot: gay, lgbt, opera, gay teenager, midlife crisis, best friends, sexual abuse, unfulfilled love, human nature, doctors and patients, gays and lesbians, gender ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: italy, venice
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Deceit (2006)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A man returns to his hometown after his father's death and soon enters into an affair with the wife of his old best friend.
Style: psychological, serious, tense, suspenseful, realistic
Plot: infidelity, destructive relationship, friendship, love affair, dangerous attraction, obsession, love and romance, dishonesty, stalking, couples, manipulation, tragic love ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
A Year Without Love (2005)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Argentina
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A writer dying of AIDS searches for a cure and human interaction in the hospitals and sex clubs of Buenos Aires.
Style: serious, rough, sincere, realistic, sexy ...
Plot: gay, aids, fetishism, life is a bitch, dangerous attraction, writer's life, love and romance, terminal illness, sexual relations, coming out, s&m, disco ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: latin america, argentina
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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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, realistic, touching, serious, atmospheric
Plot: gay, gay teenager, male homosexuality, lgbt, male nudity, gay sex, sexual blackmail, abuse, skateboarder, manipulation, homosexuality, porn actor ...
Place: argentina
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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Plan B (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Argentina
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Bruno's plan to win back his ex-girlfriend hits a snag when he becomes attracted to her boyfriend.
Style: humorous, psychological, atmospheric, captivating, semi serious ...
Plot: gay, gay relationship, romance, love triangle, fall in love, unlikely couple, gender, revenge, sexuality, rivalry, seduction, friendship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: argentina, latin america, buenos aires argentina
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40%
Getting Go: The Go Doc Project (2013)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Too shy to make a proper introduction, a recent college grad devises to shoot a documentary about the NYC nightlife scene in order to meet the go-go guy he’s cyber-obsessed with.
Style: realistic, psychological, captivating, rough, sexy ...
Plot: gay, gay sex, nightlife, obsession, gay relationship, filmmaking, strong sexual content, go go dancer, gender, male nudity, nudity (full frontal - brief), gays and lesbians ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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, emotional, touching, realistic, sincere
Plot: gay teenager, gay love, gays and lesbians, gay, cadet, gym, true love, young lovers, rivalry, lgbt, youth, romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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Watercolors (2008)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 114 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: touching, sincere, serious, emotional, sexy ...
Plot: gay teenager, gay, gay sex, coming out, teenage love, love and romance, gay student, lifestyle, sexuality, drug use, opposites attract, gays and lesbians ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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Alone (2013)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: Argentina
Duration: 76 min.
Story: A sexy, romantic and uncomfortably chilling tale of love and deception from first time director Marcelo Briem Stamm. Handsome middle class Manuel (Patrico Ramos), hurt by his previous relationship and bored being alone, meets Julio (Mario Veron), a ...
Style: psychological, sexy, light, lgbt cinema, unusual plot structure ...
Plot: gay sex, gay, gay relationship, gay lead character, gay erotica, gay romance, lgbt, gay interest, love and romance, love, couples, romance ...
Time: 21st century
Place: argentina
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
A Thousand Peace Clouds Encircle the Sky (2003)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Mexico
Duration: 83 min.
Story: A teenager discovers that mending a broken heart is no simple thing in this independent romantic drama from Mexico. Gerardo (Juan Carlos Ortuno), a 17-year-old who has recently embraced his homosexuality, has just parted ways with his first serious ...
Style: serious, realistic, touching, emotional, sexy ...
Plot: gay, breakup, unfulfilled love, teenage life, life is a bitch, losing-it hero, romance, love and romance, obsession, strong sexual content, sexual relations, lgbt ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: mexico, mexico city
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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 511
Wrecked (2009)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 73 min.
Story: An edgy drama about a gay teen's tumultuous decent into drugs and anonymous sex, Wrecked smashes cinematic taboos while it spins its cautionary tale. Ryan is an earnest 18-year-old trying to develop a career as an actor and getting his life on ...
Style: sincere, serious, touching, suspense, realistic ...
Plot: group sex, gay sex, love triangle, impossible love, youth, love and romance, unfulfillment, gay, threesome, teenage life, gays and lesbians, sex ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
North Sea Texas (2011)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Belgium
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Pim lives in a run-down house in a dead-end street somewhere on the Flanders coast, together with his mother Yvette Bulteel. Life here smells of cold French fries, cheap cigarettes, vermouth and stale beer. Mother Yvette uses her friend Etienne, ...
Style: sincere, touching, serious, sentimental, suspenseful ...
Plot: gay teenager, gay, coming of age, first gay sexual experience, lgbt, lgbt teen, gay lead character, lgbt child, teenage love, first love, gays and lesbians, love and romance ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: belgium, flanders, europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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Monster Pies (2013)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Australia
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Mike has felt alienated and alone for as long as he can remember, until a new boy arrives at his school - awakening feelings and a world of possibilities he'd never before dared to dream of.
Style: realistic, serious, touching, psychological, captivating
Plot: gay, high school, gay relationship, lgbt, gay teenager, gays and lesbians, teacher, teenage love, self discovery, fall in love, high school student, gender ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 6.9
 2K
No Regret (2006)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: South Korea
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Sumin is an orphan trying to balance work in a factory with study at an art college and an evening job. One night, a rich young businessman makes an advance on him during one of his driving jobs. They meet again the next day: it is during a round of ...
Style: serious, twists and turns, sentimental, realistic, sincere ...
Plot: gay, gay teenager, male prostitute, strong sexual content, forbidden love, social differences, love and romance, proposal, workplace situations, life is a bitch, gender, prostitute ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: korea, seoul, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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No Night Is Too Long (2002)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: UK, Canada
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Young Tim Cornish's life has begun with great promise. Blessed with extraordinary good looks, Tim enjoyed much attention and cared little of broken hearts. At University he was a favored student in a prestigious creative writing course, but a ...
Style: realistic, serious, sexual, captivating, suspense ...
Plot: gay, gay sex, gay romance, obsession, betrayal, murder, gays and lesbians, lgbt, gay relationship, love affair, passion, love and romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: alaska, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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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, erotic ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: gay teenager, love triangle, romance, college life, sexual relations, forbidden love, betrayal, desire, gay relationship, couples, sex, gay sex ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: mexico, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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, disturbing, surprise ending, psychological ...
Plot: gay, male homosexuality, closeted homosexual, gay love, gay relationship, male nudity, gay erotica, homosexuality, homoeroticism, lust, homosexual, gay sex ...
Place: argentina
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
From Beginning to End (2009)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Brazil
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Two brothers develop a very close relationship as they are growing up in an idyllic and happy family. When they are young adults their relationship becomes very intimate, romantic, and sexual.
Style: sincere, serious, captivating, sexy, sexual ...
Plot: gay, male homosexuality, family relations, forbidden love, romance, gay athlete, gay relationship, adolescence vs adulthood, incest, lgbt, gay sex, lovers apart ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: brazil, argentina, latin america, buenos aires argentina, rio de janeiro ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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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, realistic, touching ...
Plot: coming of age, teachers and students, teenage love, teenage life, high school, youth, gender, power relations, lesbian, coming out, brother brother relationship, teenage girl ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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Taekwondo (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Argentina
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Fernando is on holiday with his closest male friends in a beautiful country house in a suburb of Buenos Aries. On their own without their girlfriends in a “men only” environment, the hunky young studs bask in the hot sun, play in the pool, smoke ...
Style: humorous, disturbing, captivating, psychological, sincere ...
Audience: teens
Plot: male nudity, homoeroticism, gay, gay interest, gay relationship, closeted gay, lgbt, homosexuality, gay latino, friendship between men, friendship, male objectification ...
Time: contemporary
Place: buenos aires argentina, argentina
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 6.9
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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: realistic, serious, atmospheric, sincere, touching
Plot: gay teenager, gay love, gay, gay romance, teenage life, unlikely couple, closeted gay, teenage love, self discovery, social differences, fall in love, culture clash ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 5.7
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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: serious, sincere, sentimental, touching, sexy ...
Plot: gay teenager, gay, coming of age, coming out, lifestyle, friendship, self discovery, teenage life, fall in love, romance, youth, life is a bitch ...
Time: contemporary
Place: canada, toronto ontario canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 5.0
 689
Truth (2013)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A suspenseful, psychological thriller, "Truth" exposes the hidden demons buried deep inside each and every one of us. After a chance encounter over the Internet, Caleb (Sean Paul Lockhart, "Milk", "Judas Kiss", ...
Style: psychological, serious, suspenseful, rough, sexy ...
Plot: gay relationship, captivity, dangerous attraction, uncover truth, manipulation, couples, haunted by the past, love affair, mentally unstable, dishonesty, misfit, gender ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 5.4
 2K
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: serious, touching, sincere, psychological, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: gay love, gay, coming out, first gay sexual experience, gay teenager, beach, gay relationship, family relations, friendship, church, christianity, teenage life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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: romantic, tragicomedy, semi serious, sexy, enigmatic
Plot: gay teenager, gay, lgbt, teenager, teen angst, teenage sex, teenage boy, teenage protagonist, teenage love, nature, friendship between boys, friendship between men ...
Place: argentina
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 5.0
 114
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 ...
Style: romantic, psychological, melancholic, sexy, sentimental ...
Plot: gay teenager, gay, coming of age, punk band, gay youth, grandmother grandson relationship, gay son, church, gay couple, love and romance, mother son relationship, gay love ...
Time: 21st century
Place: argentina
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%