Movies like Snails in the Rain

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Snails in the Rain (2013)
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Snails in the Rain (2013)
Original name: Shablulim BaGeshem
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Israel
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Tel Aviv, Summer 1989. Boaz, a beautiful and alluring linguistics student, receives anonymous, male written love letters, that undermine his sexual identity and interfere on his peaceful life with his beloved girlfriend.
Style: sincere, touching, serious, suspense, realistic, homoerotic
Plot: gay, homoeroticism, gays and lesbians, self discovery, lifestyle, couples, gender, gay relationship, couple relations, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, lie, lust, living together, erotica, student life, sexual content, bittersweet, lgbt, in the closet, sex, dog, dancing, rape, army, pregnancy ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1989
Place: israel, tel aviv israel

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Most similar movies to Snails in the Rain

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, touching and sincere films with plots about gay, gender, gays and lesbians, gay kiss, male nudity, kiss and love and romance mostly in Drama, Romance and War genres. Some movies like Snails in the Rain: Hawaii (2013), Floating Skyscrapers (2013), God's Own Country (2017), Keep the Lights On (2012), Yossi (2012). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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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: touching, atmospheric, stylized, serious, realistic ...
Plot: gay relationship, gay, homoeroticism, friendship, gays and lesbians, gay lead character, reunion, couples, sexual relations, countryside, male homosexuality, childhood friend ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: argentina
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100%
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: touching, sincere, serious, realistic, bleak
Plot: coming out, gays and lesbians, family relations, couple relations, lgbt, gender, love triangle, gay love, self discovery, gay sex, bisexual, friendship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: poland, warsaw poland
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
God's Own Country (2017)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A young farmer in rural Yorkshire numbs his daily frustrations with binge drinking and casual sex, until the arrival of a Romanian migrant worker.
Style: homoerotic, gay cinema, lgbt cinema, sentimental, psychological ...
Plot: gay relationship, gay, gay lead character, sheep, lgbt, male male kiss, gay kiss, gay couple, gay love, gay sex, migrant worker, farmer ...
Place: yorkshire, northern england, britain, romania
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, emotional, touching, serious, documentary filmmaking ...
Plot: gay, gays and lesbians, coming out, addiction, coping, romance, workaholic, gay relationship, gay sex, lgbt, couple relations, open relationship ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, year 2006, year 2003, year 2000 ...
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Yossi (2012)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Israel
Duration: 84 min.
Story: The sequel to "Yossi and Jagger" finds character Yossi (Ohad Knoller) leading a sad existence after losing his partner Jagger on the battlefield. A chance encounter with a middle-aged woman linked to his past shakes up his otherwise staid ...
Style: touching, sincere, realistic, serious, road movie
Plot: gay, gay soldier, bereavement, love and romance, fall in love, workplace situations, workplace, gender, gays and lesbians, bittersweet, unfulfillment, lifestyle ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: israel, tel aviv israel
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.2
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Dream Boy (2008)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The story of Nathan, a young teenager who tries to flourish in a romantic relationship with neighbour Roy. The two young men will have to face the brutal reality of the rural south of the United States in the late 1970s.
Style: touching, sincere, sentimental, serious, realistic ...
Plot: gay, gay teenager, homosexual rape, gays and lesbians, lgbt teen, gay relationship, teenage love, small town, dysfunctional family, gay sex, gay couple, social misfits ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: louisiana, usa, southern usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Mixed Kebab (2012)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Belgium
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Ibrahim chooses to fall for young and handsome Kevin over marrying his cute but expensive cousin Elif while kid brother Furkan converts to Islamic fundamentalism.
Style: sincere, touching, serious, realistic, gay cinema ...
Plot: gay relationship, family relations, muslim, tradition, gay couple, culture clash, interracial relations, self discovery, society, opposites attract, lgbt, gay ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: belgium, europe, antwerp, turkey
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.6
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Weekend (2011)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 97 min.
Story: After a drunken house party with his straight mates, Russell heads out to a gay club. Just before closing time he picks up Glen but what's expected to be just a one-night stand becomes something else, something special.
Style: sincere, touching, emotional, meditative, romantic ...
Plot: gay relationship, gay love, gay couple, gay club, gay, gays and lesbians, lgbt, lifestyle, weekend, one night stand, encounter, sexuality ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 70s
Place: england, europe, london, britain, canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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 5.5
 865
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, captivating, emotional, psychological, serious ...
Plot: drug abuse, gay, love affair, haunted by the past, self discovery, addiction, tragic love, gender, life is a bitch, destiny, couples, romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: hong kong, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.0
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Romeos (2011)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Germany
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Lukas, 20, is a prisoner in his own body. As a pre-op transgendered person, he is constantly finding himself trapped in uncomfortable, compromising positions. His best friend, Ine introduces him to the gay scene in Cologne where he meets the ...
Style: emotional, sincere, serious, touching, sexual ...
Plot: transsexual, gay couple, gay, gender bending, gender, self discovery, lifestyle, love affair, best friends, youth, adolescence vs adulthood, secret ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: germany, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Brokeback Mountain (2005)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 134 min.
Story: Two modern-day cowboys meet on a shepherding job in the summer of '63, the two share a raw and powerful summer together that turns into a lifelong relationship conflicting with the lives they are supposed to live.
Style: emotional, melancholic, touching, sincere, sexy ...
Plot: gay, gay relationship, homosexuality, closeted homosexual, gays and lesbians, forbidden love, gay romance, homosexual, first gay sexual experience, gay sex, gay slur, male nudity ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, 80s, 70s, 20th century ...
Place: wyoming, usa, texas, new york, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.0
 751
Antarctica (2008)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Israel
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Set in Tel Aviv, focuses on an interconnected group of friends and their various relationships. At the center is the adorably bookish Omer, about to turn 30, who still hasn't found himself, and his free-spirited best friend Miki, who both end ...
Style: touching, sentimental, sexy, serious, realistic ...
Plot: gay, family relations, introspection, hopes, love and romance, romance, lifestyle, couple relations, fall in love, gender, gays and lesbians, profanity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: israel, middle east, tel aviv israel
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 7.1
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Lan Yu (2001)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Hong Kong, China
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A love story between a country boy in Beijing to study and a wealthy businessman set against the backdrop of the 1989 Tiananmen Square incident
Style: captivating, sincere, sentimental, touching, gloomy ...
Plot: older man younger man relationship, love affair, gay, gay relationship, social differences, fighting the system, lifestyle, couples, political unrest, society, romance, politics ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1988, year 1989
Place: beijing china, china, asia, america, hong kong ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
A Home at the End of the World (2004)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Three friends form a bond over the year, Johnathan is gay, Clare is straight and Bobby is neither, instead he loves the people he loves. As their lives go on there is tension and tears which culminate in a strong yet fragile friendship between the ...
Style: touching, sincere, emotional, depressing, intense ...
Plot: aids, lgbt, self discovery, love triangle, romance, gay, hopes, gay relationship, loneliness, friendship, nudity (full frontal - brief), pregnancy ...
Time: 80s, 60s, 20th century, 70s, 1960s ...
Place: new york, ohio, usa, phoenix arizona, cleveland ohio ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 6.7
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Come Undone (2000)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Story of two gorgeous, young French boys who begin a passionate relationship that boils over and threatens to destroy both their lives. Shy Mathieu is 18-years-old and on summer vacation in the south of France. He spends his days lazily sunning ...
Style: sincere, touching, sentimental, emotional, contemplative ...
Plot: gay, male nudity, teenage life, love affair, depression, beach, coming out, youth, dysfunctional family, romance, fall in love, parents and children ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: europe, brittany, frankfurt germany, france, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 5.6
 915
Like a Brother (2005)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 54 min.
Story: Sebastien is a small town boy who moves to Paris and begins to explore the gay night life there. When a friend from back home calls to announce he's coming to Paris, Sebastien confronts some unrequited feelings
Style: homoerotic, touching, serious, realistic, emotional ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: gay, gay sex, erection, friendship, youth, friendship between men, gay relationship, lifestyle, fish out of water, love and romance, aspiring actor, father son relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: france, paris france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Angels of Sex (2012)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Spain, Brazil
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Carla and Bruno believe they have answers for everything until Rai appears in their lives, an attractive and mysterious young who lives outside the rules. In this story about love and friendship, boundaries dissolve by the rhythm of funky and break ...
Style: touching, serious, realistic, sexual, sexy
Audience: date night
Plot: love triangle, gay, gay relationship, gay sex, homosexual, bisexual man, dancer, infidelity, friendship, sexual attraction, strong sexual content, sexual relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: barcelona, spain, barcelona spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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, sentimental, serious, realistic ...
Plot: gay teenager, first gay sexual experience, lgbt teen, coming of age, gay lead character, gay, lgbt, first love, love and romance, gays and lesbians, single parent, teenage love ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: belgium, flanders, europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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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, psychological, sexual ...
Plot: gay, romance, forbidden love, gays and lesbians, gay athlete, incest, gay sex, family relations, lovers apart, male homosexuality, adolescence vs adulthood, lgbt ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: brazil, latin america, argentina, rio de janeiro, buenos aires argentina ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Yossi & Jagger (2002)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: Israel
Duration: 65 min.
Story: A sociological study of two men in the Israeli army who are lovers. The others in the unit react to their situation, suspecting, but not always understanding. One will leave the military soon, a few months away, as a snowy and desolete outpost is ...
Style: emotional, realistic, sincere, compassionate, serious ...
Plot: gay, gay soldier, gay lead character, gay relationship, gay romance, homosexuality, military, romance, friendship, unlikely couple, love affair, military life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 70s
Place: israel, middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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Redwoods (2009)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Both original and incredibly romantic, Redwoods tells the story of an already-partnered man whose love is tested when a mysterious drifter passes through his small Northern California town.
Style: realistic, touching, emotional, serious, sexy ...
Plot: gay relationship, gay, romance, couples, gays and lesbians, love affair, friendship, road not taken, breakup, family problems, lifestyle, love and romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, northern california
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 7.7
 17K
Maurice (1987)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 140 min.
Story: In 1909, Maurice Hall (James Wilby) enters Cambridge, where he befriends wealthy Clive Durham (Hugh Grant). Clive confesses he is sexually attracted to Maurice, who realizes he is a homosexual when he begins to return Clive's feelings. The two ...
Style: gay cinema, serious, realistic, melancholic, scenic ...
Plot: gay, homosexuality, gay relationship, gay lead character, gay romance, closeted homosexual, lgbt, forbidden love, homosexual, male nudity, society, gays and lesbians ...
Time: 20th century, 1910s, victorian era, 19th century, victorian ...
Place: england, europe, london, buenos aires argentina, argentina ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 7.6
 19K
Free Fall (2013)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Germany
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A promising career with the police, a baby on the way... Marc's life seems to be right on track. Then he meets fellow policeman Kay and during their regular jogs Marc experiences a never-before-felt sense of ease and effortlessness -- and what ...
Style: atmospheric, disturbing, touching, sexual, sincere ...
Plot: gay, gay love, gay relationship, coming out, gays and lesbians, lgbt, forbidden love, homosexuality, gay slur, fall in love, love affair, first gay sexual experience ...
Place: germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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The Witnesses (2007)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Manu arrives in Paris, in the early days of AIDS, at the beginning of the 1980s. He strikes up a friendship with Adrien, a wealthy doctor in his early fifties, who introduces him to Sarah and Mehdi, a young couple.
Style: serious, touching, sentimental, sincere, clever ...
Plot: gay, aids, friendship, moral dilemma, opera singer, love and romance, siblings relations, gay sex, sexual promiscuity, gender, family relations, childbirth ...
Time: 80s, year 1985, year 1984
Place: paris france, france, europe, marseille, new york ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 6.2
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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: realistic, sentimental, emotional, captivating, psychological ...
Plot: gay, romance, love triangle, gay relationship, lovers reunited, sex scene, introspection, couples, gender, unfulfillment, infidelity, ex lover ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
The Last Match (2013)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Spain, Cuba
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Cuba is not a country for young gays. Teen rent boy Reinier falls in love with a mate in the slum soccer field at their neighbourhood in Havana. Although obsessed with moneymaking to hold up his baby, teen wife and wife's granma, gambler ...
Style: realistic, homoerotic, sincere, serious, touching ...
Plot: male prostitution, gay relationship, gay, gay love, gays and lesbians, love and romance, gay crush, society, romance, crush, gay slur, prostitute ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: cuba, havana cuba
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 7.0
 2K
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: sincere, psychological, sexual, touching, emotional ...
Plot: coming out, gays and lesbians, gay, love triangle, gay teenager, sexuality, teacher, concert, gay relationship, bittersweet, couples, youth ...
Time: 80s
Place: east berlin, europe, germany, berlin germany, east berlin east germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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: realistic, serious, sincere, captivating, parody ...
Plot: gay relationship, closeted gay, older man younger man relationship, gay, couples, gays and lesbians, unlikely couple, true love, haunted by the past, riddles and clues, destructive relationship, love and romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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, serious, contemplative ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: aids, gay, terminal illness, friendship, politics, nudity (full frontal - brief), virus, lgbt, gay slur, love and romance, unfulfillment, lifestyle ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, manhattan, new york city, united states ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 5.7
 2K
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: sentimental, sincere, touching, serious, realistic ...
Plot: gay teenager, gay, coming of age, coming out, friendship, self discovery, fall in love, teenage life, lifestyle, drug abuse, romance, society ...
Time: contemporary
Place: canada, toronto ontario canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%