Movies like The Green

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The Green (2011)
 6.5
 736
The Green (2011)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Michael Gavin and his partner Daniel trade the rat race of New York City for the idyllic charm of the Connecticut shoreline, with hopes of a simpler life and time for Michael to finish his first novel. All that changes when one of Michael's high school students accuses him of 'inappropriate conduct', and the town rushes to judgment.
Style: thought provoking, serious, realistic
Plot: school, investigation, false accusation, gays and lesbians, suburban life, life turned upside down, gender, suburbs, couple relations, society, couples, gay, homosexual, gay slur, gay relationship, gay couple, gay kiss, gay teacher, male male kiss, gay love, gay marriage, dog, lesbian, student, teacher ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1998
Place: connecticut, usa

Most similar movies to The Green

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, touching and sincere films with plots about kiss, gender, gays and lesbians, gay, love and romance, telephone call and gay kiss mostly in Drama, Romance and Biography genres. Some movies like The Green: Crutch (2004), I Am Michael (2015), Intentions (2003), Love Is Strange (2014), I Do (2012). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 5.5
 611
Crutch (2004)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: An autobiographical film taken from the experiences of writer-director Rob Moretti, CRUTCH is a coming-of-age tale about a young man's struggle with family problems and substance abuse. Behind a facade of suburban middle class perfection, ...
Style: emotional, serious, realistic, gloomy, bleak ...
Plot: coming of age, drug abuse, coming out, dysfunctional family, suburbs, dangerous attraction, addiction, alcohol abuse, family in crisis, suburban life, kids in trouble, life is a bitch ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 5.7
 4K
I Am Michael (2015)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: The controversial true story of a gay activist who rejects his homosexuality and becomes a Christian pastor.
Style: sincere, serious, realistic, ambiguous ending
Plot: gays and lesbians, gay, preacher, minister, church, gender, clergy, introspection, religions or cults, media, society, cigarette smoking ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1998, year 2006, year 2007 ...
Place: usa, wyoming, colorado
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 4.9
 194
Intentions (2003)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Renee leads a fulfilling life as a professor of theater, mother of two girls, and wife to a kind and successful husband. Her life of contentment is changed forever when she discovers an undeniable attraction between herself and a female graduate ...
Style: sincere, serious, realistic, psychological
Audience: girls' night
Plot: college, infidelity, gays and lesbians, introspection, forbidden love, teachers and students, life turned upside down, gender, love and romance, crumbling marriage, human nature, fall in love ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa, campus
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
Love Is Strange (2014)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Greece, Brazil
Duration: 94 min.
Story: After 39 years together, Ben and George finally tie the knot, but George loses his job as a result, and the newlyweds must sell their New York apartment and live apart, relying on friends and family to make ends meet.
Style: realistic, touching, serious, sincere, tragic ending ...
Plot: homosexuality, wedding, gays and lesbians, crumbling marriage, couple relations, life turned upside down, gender, gay, couples, family problems, disorder, forceful separation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
89%
Movie in collections
 6.5
 1K
I Do (2012)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A gay Brit living in New York is deprived of his immigration status, and risks losing his family and life in the U.S. He marries his lesbian best friend to remain in the country and stay with his family, but things get complicated when he meets the ...
Style: serious, touching, realistic, thought provoking
Plot: lesbian interest, gay, gays and lesbians, immigrants, gender, love and romance, society, fall in love, discrimination, misfit, working the system, deportation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, medical school, spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
89%
The Disappearance of Eleanor Rigby: Them (2014)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 123 min.
Story: A New York couple's relationship is tested after the loss of their child. This film is the wide-released combination of the original two :him and :her volumes that premiered at the Cannes Film Festival.
Style: serious, gloomy, realistic, sincere, touching ...
Plot: obsession, crumbling marriage, postmodernism, couple relations, romance, unfulfillment, couples, love affair, parents and children, breakup, life turned upside down, hopes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, connecticut, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
86%
 5.3
 104
Open (2010)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: OPEN is a hallucinogenic journey through gender, identity, the body, love and how those can be shared by two people. The film consists of interlocking stories lines- the first about two transwomen in a pandrogynous relationship in which they ...
Style: sincere, serious, realistic, touching, atmospheric ...
Plot: transsexual, gender, gays and lesbians, transsexuality, human nature, introspection, self discovery, couple relations, gender bending, hopes, couples, social misfits ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, minneapolis minnesota, minnesota
⇓ similarity ⇓
85%
The Children's Hour (1961)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A troublemaking student at a girl's school accuses two teachers of being lesbians.
Style: talky, realistic, touching, serious, gloomy ...
Plot: school, teacher, lesbian, false accusation, gays and lesbians, rumor, gender, courtroom drama, boarding school, parents and children, lesbian relationship, lgbt ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1930s, 1960s
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
Movie in collections
 6.1
 612
Julie Johnson (2001)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A New Jersey housewife is dissatisfied with her everyday life because she is smarter than she or anyone else knows. While taking a computer class, Julie discovers her abilities and finds the courage to make dramatic life changes. This is a story of ...
Style: sincere, semi serious, touching, realistic, talky ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: self discovery, friendship, gays and lesbians, follow your dream, family drama, school, feminism, college, couple relations, forbidden love, parents and children, singleness ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new jersey, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
 5.8
 397
Four (2012)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 75 min.
Story: Adapted from a stage play by Christopher Shinn, the debut feature from Joshua Sanchez is a provocative rumination on race and sexuality set on a sweltering 4th of July evening.
Style: talky, serious, sincere, atmospheric, realistic ...
Plot: under the surface, love and romance, gays and lesbians, couple relations, interracial relations, parents and children, sexual relations, teenage life, gender, society, youth, couples ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
Floating Skyscrapers (2013)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Poland
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Kuba attends an art opening with his girlfriend of two years and bumps into Mikal. The connection between these two young men is instantaneous and intoxicating, and despite opposition from all sides, he allows Mikal into his life. The results go ...
Style: serious, sincere, realistic, touching
Plot: coming out, gays and lesbians, self discovery, lgbt, gender, couple relations, couples, family relations, kicked in the stomach, nude swimming, gay sex, hate crime ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: poland, warsaw poland
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
 7.2
 15K
A Better Life (2011)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A gardener in East L.A. struggles to keep his son away from gangs and immigration agents while traveling across town to perform landscaping work for the city's wealthy landowners.
Style: emotional, realistic, touching, serious, sincere ...
Plot: single parent, truck, gardener, illegal immigrant, immigrants, american dream, thief, theft, drugs/alcohol, urban, garden, parents and children ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, los angeles, usa, mexico, southern california ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
 3.7
 434
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: serious, sincere, realistic, touching, gloomy
Plot: gays and lesbians, drugs/alcohol, teenage love, teenage life, gender, love and romance, youth, couple relations, impossible love, love triangle, drug abuse, unfulfillment ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
The City of Your Final Destination (2009)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: 28-year-old Kansas University doctoral student Omar Razaghi wins a grant to write a biography of Latin American writer Jules Gund. Omar must get through to three people who were close to Gund--his brother, widow, and younger mistress--so he can get ...
Style: serious, realistic, emotional, gloomy
Plot: latin, writer's life, village, social relations, obsessive quest, human nature, village life, artists and showbiz, college graduate, lifestyle, gondola, mistress ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: uruguay, latin america, south america
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
 5.9
 2K
August (2011)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: August tells the story of two former lovers, Troy and Jonathan, who reunite after a long ago painful breakup. After spending several years in Spain, Troy returns to Los Angeles and decides to phone Jonathan and meet for coffee. A seemingly innocent ...
Style: sentimental, serious, realistic, touching, sexy
Plot: romance, gays and lesbians, love triangle, gay relationship, lovers reunited, gender, love and romance, couples, introspection, couple relations, unfulfillment, pubic hair ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
Personal Velocity (2002)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Three women's escapes from their afflicted lives. Each struggles to flee from the men who confine their personal freedom.
Style: serious, realistic, sincere, touching, gloomy ...
Plot: pregnancy, hitchhiker, self discovery, parents and children, life is a bitch, love and romance, society, youth, couples, family relations, starting over, human nature ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new york, usa, harvard university, norway, manhattan new york city ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
Blackmail Boy (2003)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Greece
Duration: 100 min.
Story: In the small, closed community of a provincial town, Magda tries to maintain a balance within a family facing many serious problems. The families apparently normal, bourgeois, every-day life will crack open, bringing to the surface hatred and ...
Style: dark humor, serious, humorous, realistic, sexual
Plot: school, small town, crying, classroom, gay, land developer, infidelity, murder, gays and lesbians, single parent, in the closet, sexual relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: greece, athens greece
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
 6.0
 1K
Watercolors (2008)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 106 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: serious, sincere, realistic, touching, sexual
Plot: gays and lesbians, teenage love, coming out, tragic love, haunted by the past, artists and showbiz, gender, athlete's life, best friends, ambition, love and romance, youth ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
Movie in collections
 4.4
 482
Lucky Bastard (2009)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Rusty is a successful architect with the life of his dreams. However, when his boyfriend leaves town, Rusty meets a mysterious drifter names Denny who opens Rusty up to a strange new world.
Style: sexual, serious, realistic, sexy
Plot: infidelity, strong sexual content, gays and lesbians, dishonesty, urban, gender, couple relations, sexual relations, crimes, couples, drug dealer, architect ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa, southern california
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
I Killed My Mother (2009)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Canada
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Hubert, a brash 17-year-old, is confused and torn by a love-hate relationship with his mother that consumes him more and more each day. After distressing ordeals and tragic episodes, Hubert will find his mother on the banks of Saint Lawrence river, ...
Style: serious, sincere, touching, realistic, captivating
Plot: homosexuality, coming of age, gay, gay relationship, single parent, single mother, overbearing mother, gender, youth, rebellion, gays and lesbians, french ...
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
Blue Citrus Hearts (2003)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A first love could quite possibly be the last for Sam, a Memphis teenager coming to terms with the romantic feelings he harbors for his best friend, Julian. Will the love he feels for this boy guide him through his struggles with his abusive father, ...
Style: serious, atmospheric, realistic, gloomy, sentimental ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: high school, coming of age, coming out, best friends, buddies, romance, gays and lesbians, suburbs, innocence lost, sexual abuse, teachers and students, teenage love ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: memphis, tennessee
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 6.3
 764
Full Speed (1996)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A brief extract of four kids' lives somewhere in France. Quentin, who won a writers contest and now pays more attention to his career as an author than to his friends, beautiful Julie, his girl-friend, much more mature than she looks, falling ...
Style: gloomy, serious, realistic, sincere, sexual
Plot: coming out, friendship, racism, youth, betrayal, love triangle, coming of age, best friends, adolescence, youth gang, gays and lesbians, romance ...
Time: 90s
Place: france, europe, new york, algeria, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 5.3
 401
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 couple, gay relationship, infidelity, friendship, best friends, gays and lesbians, manipulations, urban, couple relations, sexual relations, breakup, thirtysomething life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
Movie in collections
Clapham Junction (2007)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Set in the Clapham district of south London, England, the film is inspired by true events. The paths of several men intersect during a dramatic thirty-six hours in which their lives are changed forever.
Style: serious, touching, realistic
Plot: masturbation, infidelity, violinist, seduction, murder, chase, soccer, promiscuity, cocaine, maid, best friends, gays and lesbians ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 6.1
 978
Bad Boy Street (2012)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Two men embark on an unconventional romance in Todd Verow's sexy Parisian-set drama. Claude finds a young man passed out in the street and, taking pity on him, decides to take him to his apartment to safely sleep. Awakening the next morning, ...
Style: serious, realistic, bilingual
Plot: gays and lesbians, gay relationship, older man younger man relationship, gay, unlikely couple, haunted by the past, gender, love and romance, destructive relationship, true love, riddles and clues, couples ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
Keep the Lights On (2012)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: An emotionally and sexually charged journey through the love, addiction, and friendship of two men. Documentary filmmaker Erik and closeted lawyer Paul meet through a casual encounter, but they find a deeper connection and become a couple. ...
Style: serious, emotional, realistic, sincere, touching
Plot: coming out, gay, gays and lesbians, documentary filmmaking, phone sex, romance, couple relations, sex worker, hiv, lgbt, gender, couples ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 2000s, year 2006, year 1998 ...
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
The Way He Looks (2014)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Brazil
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Leonardo is a blind teenager dealing with an overprotective mother while trying to live a more independent life. To the disappointment of his best friend, Giovana, he plans to go on an exchange program abroad. When Gabriel, a new student in town, ...
Style: touching, realistic, serious, sentimental, melancholic ...
Plot: teenage love, gay, coming of age, friendship, gays and lesbians, homosexuality, coming out, blindness, gay teenager, homosexual, lgbt, teenage life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: brazil, sao paulo brazil
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 7.6
 99K
A Single Man (2009)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Adapted from a 1964 novel of the same name, the film follows a day in the life of George Falconer, a British college professor reeling with the recent and sudden loss of his longtime partner. This traumatic event makes George challenge his own will ...
Style: psychological, touching, stylized, gloomy, serious ...
Plot: gays and lesbians, haunted by the past, gay, tragic love, love and romance, homosexual, death, loneliness, teacher student relationship, depression, gender, suicidal ...
Time: 1960s, 20th century, 60s, year 1962, 1940s
Place: california, usa, los angeles, santa monica california, denver colorado
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 5.6
 13K
The Lifeguard (2013)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A former valedictorian quits her reporter job in New York and returns to the place she last felt happy: her childhood home in Connecticut. She gets work as a lifeguard and starts a dangerous relationship with a troubled teenager.
Style: realistic, serious, touching, melancholic, depressing ...
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: lifeguard, teenager, sex, marijuana, suicide, childhood, romance, love affair, homecoming, reporter, swimming pool, love and romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: connecticut, usa, new york, new jersey, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 5.6
 2K
Dog Tags (2008)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Raised in a single parent family by his mother Nate Merritt, develops a friendship with a gay man whilst on leave from the US marines.
Style: sexual, serious, emotional, realistic
Plot: soldier, coming of age, gay relationship, self discovery, boot camp, gays and lesbians, desert, romance, lgbt, redemption, parents and children, basic training ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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