Movies like The Green

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The Green (2011)
 6.5
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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, couple relations, society, couples, gender, suburban life, gays and lesbians, life turned upside down, suburbs, dog, lesbian, gay, student, teacher, lawyer, cancer, marijuana, illness, computer, running, happiness, book, secret ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 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, gay, gays and lesbians, couples, love and romance and sex mostly in Romance, Drama and Biography genres. Some movies like The Green: I Am Michael (2015), Crutch (2004), Intentions (2003), The Children's Hour (1961), Julie Johnson (2001). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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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: serious, sincere, realistic, ambiguous ending
Plot: gay, minister, preacher, church, gays and lesbians, religions or cults, society, introspection, gender, clergy, media, lgbt ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2002, year 2007, year 1998 ...
Place: usa, wyoming, colorado
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 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: realistic, bleak, emotional, serious, psychological ...
Plot: coming out, drug abuse, dysfunctional family, coming of age, society, dangerous attraction, suburban life, life is a bitch, family in crisis, parents and children, sexual relations, youth ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
91%
 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: realistic, sincere, serious, psychological
Audience: girls' night
Plot: college, infidelity, family relations, power relations, fall in love, love and romance, life turned upside down, crumbling marriage, gays and lesbians, teachers and students, forbidden love, couples ...
Time: 21st century
Place: campus, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
90%
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, touching, realistic, clever, serious ...
Plot: lesbian, school, teacher, rumor, false accusation, gender, courtroom drama, gays and lesbians, boarding school, legal, testimony, human nature ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1930s, 1960s
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
88%
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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: gloomy, touching, serious, sincere, realistic ...
Plot: obsession, breakup, family relations, postmodernism, love affair, couple relations, hopes, crumbling marriage, life turned upside down, unfulfillment, love and romance, romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, connecticut, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
88%
 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: clever, semi serious, sincere, touching, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: self discovery, friendship, crumbling marriage, school, college, human nature, society, lifestyle, feminism, gender, family relations, friends ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new jersey, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
85%
 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: touching, emotional, realistic, sincere, serious ...
Plot: theft, american dream, thief, single parent, gardener, truck, illegal immigrant, immigrants, sacrifice, working class, life is a bitch, hopes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, los angeles, usa, mexico, beverly hills ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
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, disorder, family problems, couples, gender, crumbling marriage, gays and lesbians, forceful separation, couple relations, life turned upside down, gay ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
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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: emotional, serious, gloomy, realistic
Plot: college graduate, village, obsessive quest, writer's life, artists and showbiz, village life, latin, social relations, human nature, lifestyle, soup, dead mother ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: uruguay, latin america, south america
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
 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: thought provoking, serious, realistic, touching
Plot: lesbian interest, gay, discrimination, working the system, gays and lesbians, immigrants, love and romance, fall in love, deportation, misfit, society, gender ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, medical school, usa, spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
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: psychological, gloomy, touching, sincere, serious ...
Plot: hitchhiker, pregnancy, youth, domestic violence, self discovery, starting over, couples, love affair, destructive relationship, couple relations, love and romance, life is a bitch ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, new york, india, norway, harvard university ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
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: sincere, serious, realistic, touching
Plot: coming out, gays and lesbians, lgbt, family relations, gender, couple relations, self discovery, couples, skyscraper, shared bath, pills, nude swimming ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: poland, warsaw poland
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
 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: serious, atmospheric, sincere, touching, realistic ...
Plot: gender, transsexual, social misfits, unlikely couple, hopes, gays and lesbians, couple relations, introspection, human nature, society, misfit, couples ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, minnesota, minneapolis minnesota
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
 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, sexual, sincere, serious, realistic
Plot: coming out, youth, love triangle, friendship, racism, betrayal, love and romance, sexual relations, best friends, teenage love, friends, coming of age ...
Time: 90s
Place: france, europe, algeria, new york, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
 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: sincere, emotional, serious, atmospheric, realistic ...
Plot: gender, society, teenage life, couples, family relations, under the surface, parents and children, love and romance, interracial relations, gays and lesbians, sexual relations, couple relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
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, captivating, realistic, touching, sincere
Plot: homosexuality, youth, gender, single mother, single parent, rebellion, coming of age, gay teenager, gay, gay relationship, overbearing mother, gays and lesbians ...
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 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: sincere, serious, gloomy, touching, realistic
Plot: gays and lesbians, teenage life, couples, gender, teenage love, unfulfillment, drugs/alcohol, couple relations, love and romance, drug abuse, youth, love triangle ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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, realistic, humorous, serious, sexual
Plot: infidelity, murder, small town, school, land developer, gay, classroom, crying, love and romance, sexual relations, gays and lesbians, single parent ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: greece, athens greece
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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The Truth About Jane (2000)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Jane, a high school teenager, tries to deal with the discovery that she is a lesbian after developing an intense friendship with another girl who makes her discover her true sexuality, which is only the start of Jane's troubles when Jane's ...
Style: sentimental, touching, serious, sincere, disturbing ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: coming out, school, lesbian, friendship, high school life, parents and children, fall in love, high school, lesbian couple, teenage love, best friends, youth ...
Time: 90s, year 1989, year 1993
Place: kindergarten
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 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: serious, sentimental, sexy, touching, realistic
Plot: romance, love triangle, gay relationship, gays and lesbians, couple relations, unfulfillment, love and romance, gender, introspection, lovers reunited, couples, gay bar ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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: touching, sentimental, gloomy, serious, sincere ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: high school, coming of age, coming out, sexual abuse, teenage love, gender, innocence lost, lifestyle, society, high school life, buddies, teenage life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: memphis, tennessee
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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: touching, realistic, serious
Plot: masturbation, chase, murder, maid, soccer, cocaine, promiscuity, seduction, violinist, infidelity, society, urban ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 6.8
 3K
Focus (2001)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: In the waning months of World War II, a man and his wife are mistakenly identified as Jews by their anti-Semitic Brooklyn neighbors. Suddenly the victims of religious and racial persecution, they find themselves aligned with a local Jewish immigrant ...
Style: disturbing, talky, psychological, serious, sincere ...
Plot: anti semitism, racism, injustice, discrimination, job seeking, false accusation, mistaken identity, society, sexual abuse, disorder, couples, dishonesty ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, 1940s
Place: new york, usa, israel, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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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, realistic, emotional, sentimental, clever ...
Plot: aids, friendship, gay, friends, couples, gender, lifestyle, love and romance, unfulfillment, artists and showbiz, writer's life, life is a bitch ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, new york, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 7.0
 1K
Coming Out (1989)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: East Germany
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Reportedly the first film to come out of East Germany to deal openly with gay issues. Philipp, a closeted teacher is dating a female collegue to keep up appearances. One night, by 'accident' he stumbles into a gay bar, meets and promptly ...
Style: psychological, touching, sexual, sentimental, emotional ...
Plot: coming out, gay, love triangle, gays and lesbians, couples, political unrest, infidelity, society, gender, social differences, romance, love and romance ...
Time: 80s
Place: europe, germany, east berlin, east berlin east germany, berlin germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Looking for Cheyenne (2005)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Cheyenne, a journalist, decides to leave Paris after being laid off and to settle down in the middle of nowhere, far from the society she hates.The trouble is that she leaves Sonia, her true love, behind. The latter, a teacher who loves her job, ...
Style: serious, realistic, sexual, gloomy, sentimental ...
Plot: lesbian relationship, lesbian, ghost, true love, countryside, politics, unfulfilled love, teachers and students, unfulfillment, gays and lesbians, writer's life, couple relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe, alaska, paris france, cleveland ohio ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 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: touching, serious, realistic, melancholic, depressing ...
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: lifeguard, teenager, couples, love affair, teenage love, youth, romance, childhood, swimming pool, lifestyle, love and romance, homecoming ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: connecticut, usa, new york, new jersey, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 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, sexy, realistic, serious
Plot: infidelity, urban, gender, couple relations, crimes, gays and lesbians, sexual relations, couples, strong sexual content, dishonesty, sex, motel ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa, southern california
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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: sincere, realistic, touching, emotional, serious
Plot: coming out, gay, phone sex, documentary filmmaking, gays and lesbians, lgbt, addiction, coping, couples, looking for love, sex addict, workaholic ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, year 1998, 1990s, year 2003 ...
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Almost Normal (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A gay man approaching a mid-life crisis is tired of being different because he is gay. He wants to be normal. Suddenly he is yanked back in time to when he was in high school. But this time, the world is gay and to be straight is considered deviant ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, feel good, sentimental ...
Audience: date night
Plot: high school, midlife crisis, coming out, school, time travel, anniversary, homosexuality, gay, gays and lesbians, coming of age, sport team, friends ...
Time: contemporary
Place: nebraska
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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