Movies like The David Dance

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The David Dance (2014)
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The David Dance (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Away from the microphone, David is soft spoken, shy and unsure of himself. However, as his on-air alias ‘Danger Dave,’ the host of “Gay Talk,” he’s poised, witty, and every listener’s best friend! His sister, Kate, a thrice divorced banker has a yen for Schumann and cats. Though successful, the siblings suffer from a secret, yet vast, sense of inadequacy. Kate fills her void through an adoption; David gawkily romances his coworker; then, life one day throws him a lemon. Past and present intertwine to tell the story of a man learning to love and accept himself.
Plot: lgbt, female director, love, gay, religion, friendship, family relations, foster child, adoption, brother sister relationship, interracial adoption, gay interest

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Most similar movies to The David Dance

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out avant garde, christian film, touching and experimental films with plots about gay, lgbt, gay interest, family relations, female director, homosexual and love mostly in Drama and Romance genres. Some movies like The David Dance: Raising Heroes (1996), Salut Victor (1989), Boys Briefs 5 (2008), Love Is All You Need? (2016), Manderley (1981). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Raising Heroes (1996)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Josh and Paul want to adopt Nickie, the child of Paul's recently deceased friend Susan. Susan's mother opposes gays' adopting, and Monday is the final court date. On Friday, Josh stops by a market for milk and glimpses a Mob hit. ...
Plot: gay parent, gay, gay adoption, lgbt, adoption, gay father, gay lead character, gay couple, homosexual, gay interest, gay relationship
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 7.1
 62
Salut Victor (1989)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Friendship between two old men becomes love. Slightly-unkempt, tired, and frail, Philippe Lanctot moves into a rest home. The administrator says she wants him to be happy, but that seems far from his mind: he's waiting to die. Then, into his ...
Plot: lgbt, female director, gay interest, homosexual, french canadian, aging, friendship, bachelor, friendship between men, old age, gay relationship, gay parent ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
92%
 6.7
 165
Boys Briefs 5 (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: The successful short film compilation series continues with six outstanding films focused on school and college-age youth.
Plot: female director, compilation, gay interest, love, homosexual
⇓ similarity ⇓
91%
Love Is All You Need? (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Set in a world where homosexuality is the norm, a small Indiana town is rocked to its core when Jude, the star quarterback of the local university football team, strikes up a love affair with Ryan, a sports journalism major. When the straight couple ...
Plot: bullying, female director, lgbt, switching roles, murder, gay, snuff, lesbian, heterosexuality
⇓ similarity ⇓
91%
 5.4
 9
Manderley (1981)
Genre: Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 103 min.
Story: This is the story of three homosexuals who decide to spend the summer together at the cottage that the parents of one of them have in Santander. The film shows naturally a series of attitudes then considered shocking and even unnatural.
Plot: gay, lgbt, gay interest, nudity (full frontal - brief), male nudity
⇓ similarity ⇓
91%
Three Sisters (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 110 min.
Story: For her latest project, commissioned by Arte and starring members of the Comédie-Française, Valeria Bruni Tedeschi (A Castle in Italy, Rendez-Vous 2014) shot an idiosyncratic, half-modernized adaptation of one of Chekhov’s greatest, most ...
Plot: female director, family relations, female full frontal nudity, sister sister relationship, dysfunctional family, brother sister relationship, death of father, three sisters
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
Chasing Pavement (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Chasing Pavement stars Remy Mars as Elijah Young, an 'urban' porn star who is preparing to leave the adult entertainment industry and start a new career as a chef. His new roommate, Takeshi, played by Tokio Sasaki, is a Japanese immigrant ...
Style: gay cinema
Plot: lgbt, porn actor, roommate, nudity (full frontal - brief), gay interest, roommate roommate relationship, immigrants, obsession, porn star, text message, male nudity, immigration ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
The Last Passport (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: THE LAST PASSPORT takes place in a passport office...or so you think. George Miller is a 70 year old man who through a variety of encounters, takes us on a journey through his mysterious past to show us we are not all that different.
Plot: gay interest, male female relationship, family relations, love, police, veteran, friendship, father son relationship, military, husband wife relationship, marriage, post office
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
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 123
Twice a Man (1964)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 49 min.
Story: A reworking of the myth of Hippolytus, in which a chaste youth rejects the incestuous advances of his mother and is saved from death by a caring physician.
Style: experimental, avant garde
Plot: lgbt, suicide, greek mythology, incest, avant-garde, male homosexuality, family relations, gay interest, homosexual, gay, gay lead character, homosexuality ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
 7.0
 2K
1985 (2018)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Having been gone for three years, closeted advertising executive Adrian returns to his Texas hometown and struggles to reveal his dire circumstances to his conservative family.
Plot: aids, family relations, gay, advertising executive, hiv, in the closet, christmas, gay slur, lgbt, brother brother relationship, childhood friend, conservative ...
Time: 80s
Place: texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
An Unexpected Life (1998)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Sequel to "An Unexpected Family."
Plot: family relations, adoption, aunt niece relationship, pregnancy, baby, judge, mother daughter relationship, aunt nephew relationship, sister sister relationship, dysfunctional family, brother sister relationship, custody ...
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
It Gets Better (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
Story: Inspired by the It Gets Better Project this documentary film follows the stories of three real-life subjects who are at unique impasses related to their identities as gay or transgender people.
Plot: lgbt, tolerance, gay, transsexual, hopes, homosexual, bullying, bisexual, lesbian, teenager, acceptance
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
The Illiac Passion (1967)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Prometheus, on an Odyssean journey, crosses the Brooklyn Bridge in search of the characters of his imagination. After meeting the Muse, he proceeds to the "forest." There, under an apple tree, he communes with his selves, represented by ...
Style: experimental, avant garde, underground film
Plot: homoeroticism, greek mythology, lgbt, avant-garde, love, bisexual, repeated scene, homosexual, mythology, greek, gay, surrealism
Place: ancient greece
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 6.4
 161
The Shadow Box (1980)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Over the course of a day in a California hospice, three terminally ill patients are observed with their families reflecting on life and death. Adapted for television from the award-winning play by Michael Cristofer.
Plot: family relations, homosexual, long lost daughter, letter, terminal illness, gay, death, mother daughter relationship, love, cancer, destiny, ex husband ex wife relationship ...
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
All the Ways of God (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 70 min.
Story: A contemporary evocation of Judas Iscariot trying to escape from his own guilt after betraying his best friend. He wanders into a forest and lost in himself, meets a mysterious young man. The young companion will accompany him on this path of ...
Style: queer cinema, avant garde
Plot: female director, gay, nudity (full frontal - brief), skinny dipping, male nudity, gay interest, waterfall, forest, lake
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 6.5
 1K
Tiger Orange (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 75 min.
Story: In the small Central California town where they grew up, two estranged gay brothers struggle to reconnect after the recent death of their father.
Style: psychological, serious, captivating, realistic
Plot: gay, brother brother relationship, father son relationship, death of father, caught in the act, cynicism, hardware store, gay slur, family relations, friendship, gay lead character, lgbt ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
The Male Gaze: The Heat of the Night (2019)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, Israel, Belgium, Spain, Sweden
Duration: 89 min.
Story: When darkness falls, temperatures rise in these six stories about late night confessions, intimacy for sale, high speed hookups and full moon frissons. But when the sun comes up and reality reveals itself, will it have all been worth it?
Plot: male male relationship, gay, lgbt, gay sex, repressed sexuality, male homosexuality, homosexual, werewolf, lgbtq, gay interest, nightlife, dating ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 5.6
 208
About Us (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: Brazil
Duration: 70 min.
Story: The Love Story between Matheus and Diego is portrayed in the film script Diego writes when he becomes a filmmaker.
Plot: gay relationship, lgbt, male nudity, gay, gay kiss, gay interest, gay sex, depression
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
That Certain Summer (1972)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 73 min.
Story: The first US teleplay to deal sympathetically with homosexuality. Divorced San Francisco contractor Doug Salter is looking forward to a summer visit from his fourteen-year-old son Nick, who lives in Los Angeles with his mother Janet. The boy does ...
Plot: coming out, older man younger man relationship, gay, father son relationship, family relations, lgbt, gay slur, male homosexuality, aquarium, cable car, closeted homosexual, teenage boy ...
Place: san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 6.0
 144
Little Darling (2000)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Thirty year old virgin Sybille meets the man of her dreams. Or is he?
Plot: female director, con artists, nudity (full frontal - brief), family relations, shopping mall, love, train, marriage, female nudity
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Eternal Salvation (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Jonathan Wright has it all, a prestigious job, incredibly beautiful wife Amy, gorgeous 7-year-old daughter Megan and countless friends. In the prime of his life, Jonathan suffers a life threatening brain aneurysm that leaves him comatose. After ...
Style: christian film
Plot: salvation, love, family relations, friendship, filmmaking, christian
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
The Man in Her Life (1997)
Genre: Drama
Country: Philippines
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Selya is disappointed with Bobby who only wants sex but no real relationship nor marriage. So she leaves and decides to marry the gay Ramon who, she is convinced, is definitely different.
Plot: lgbt, teacher, homosexual, sex, nudity (full frontal - brief), gay interest, gay, female nudity
Place: the philippines
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
The Miseducation of Cameron Post (2018)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 91 min.
Story: 1993: after being caught having sex with the prom queen, a girl is forced into a gay conversion therapy center.
Style: thought provoking, psychological, touching, disturbing
Plot: lgbt, lesbian, lgbt teen, emotional abuse, teenage sexuality, religion, female sexuality, sex scene, parent child relationship, self acceptance, teenager, gay slur ...
Time: 1990s, 90s, year 1992, year 1993
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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 3.7
 320
Ambrosia (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 79 min.
Story: Ambrosia is the story of an Iranian-Canadian couple, Ali and Leila, who dream of an exciting future in Vancouver: Ali owns a pizza shop and thinks of expanding and Leila is an up-and-coming clothing designer. However, their situations change ...
Plot: female director, lgbt, lesbian, seamstress, lesbian kiss, pregnancy
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 6.7
 2K
Fair Haven (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A young man returns to his family farm, after a long stay in ex-gay conversion therapy, and is torn between the expectations of his emotionally distant father, and the memories of a past, loving relationship he has tried to bury.
Style: christian film
Plot: female director, countryside, gay kiss, gay, father son relationship
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Do You Take This Man (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: When a gay couple's impending wedding hits a snag, the grooms must rely on their friends and family to see them through.
Plot: lgbt, childhood friend, secret, wedding, marriage, childhood friends, engaged couple, argument, gay couple, hollywood, gay, gay interest
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 6.6
 434
Boys Life 2 (1997)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 74 min.
Story: Compilation of four short films about homoerotic situations involving young men. In "Trevor", by Peggy Rajski, a teenager faces homophobia and falls in love for the first time. Tom DeCerchio directed "Nunzio's Second ...
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, touching, melancholic ...
Plot: gay, coming out, youth, coming of age, gays and lesbians, single parent, friends, family relations, high school, haunted by the past, best friends, self discovery ...
Time: 90s
Place: iowa, usa, canada, italy, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 6.5
 211
Three Veils (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: The lives of three young Middle Eastern women intertwine as they struggle to defy tradition and create their own realities. From an arranged marriage and a lesbian love affair to an abusive family situation, the film delicately tackles some of the ...
Plot: arranged marriage, religious hypocrisy, oppression, lgbt, first love, female director, alcohol abuse, muslim, lesbian kiss, lesbian
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 6.1
 134
Dearest Jane (2015)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A young girl learn to accept love and change, after being sent to live with her uncle in Indiana.
Plot: romance, religion, husband wife relationship, friendship, acceptance, gay, family relations, change, death, love, father daughter relationship, mother daughter relationship
Place: indiana
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 5.1
 63
Father & Son (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: Thailand
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A story about a gay dad who has raised his surrogate son alone after the death of his partner. The kid, weary of being bullied, seeks to break out on his own. He takes up with a guy who it turns out has a crush on the kid's dad. In limited ...
Plot: parent child relationship, lgbt, male homosexuality, gay sex, gay crush, gay interest, gay, pubic hair, male nudity, erection, homosexuality, father son relationship
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%