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, realistic, psychological and touching films with plots about gay, lgbt, gay interest, family relations, male nudity, female director and homosexual mostly in Drama and Romance genres. Some movies like The David Dance: Boys Briefs 5 (2008), The Boys in the Band (2020), Raising Heroes (1996), Twice a Man (1964), Salut Victor (1989). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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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: gay interest, female director, lgbt, love, compilation, homosexual
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
The Boys in the Band (2020)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 121 min.
Story: At a birthday party in 1968 New York, a surprise guest and a drunken game leave seven gay friends reckoning with unspoken feelings and buried truths.
Plot: gay interest, sexuality, lgbt, mental health, friendship, pubic hair, gay, male objectification, male nudity, depression
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84%
 5.1
 105
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 adoption, gay, lgbt, homosexual, gay father, gay couple, gay lead character, adoption, gay interest, gay relationship
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 6.2
 126
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: avant garde, experimental
Plot: gay, avant-garde, suicide, greek mythology, lgbt, incest, male homosexuality, family relations, gay lead character, homosexual, gay relationship, homosexuality ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 7.2
 64
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, friendship between men, gay father, retirement home, closeted homosexual, aging, coming out, gay parent, old age, homosexual, gay interest ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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, lgbt, female director, switching roles, murder, gay, snuff, lesbian, heterosexuality
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 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, male nudity, gay interest, nudity (full frontal - brief)
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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, three sisters, brother sister relationship, death of father
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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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, gay, nudity (full frontal - brief), text messaging, immigrants, roommate, male nudity, immigration, text message, porn star, gay interest ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 6.1
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Summertime (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A gay couple living in San Francisco takes in two strangers traveling from Italy to start a new life in America, discovering each other and forming the most unlikely of relationships along the way.
Plot: gay interest, lgbt, summer vacation, sex scene, love, accident, gay slur, airplane, hugging, boat, beach, kiss ...
Place: italy, san francisco, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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: police, military, veteran, marriage, father son relationship, husband wife relationship, post office, love, friendship, family relations, male female relationship, gay interest
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 6.5
 439
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, anthology ...
Plot: gay, youth, coming out, gay interest, coming of age, sexual relations, social misfits, love and romance, best friends, single parent, gays and lesbians, gender ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: usa, iowa, canada, new jersey, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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: underground film, avant garde, experimental
Plot: greek mythology, homoeroticism, avant-garde, lgbt, greek, surrealism, gay, homosexual, bisexual, mythology, repeated scene, love
Place: ancient greece
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 6.5
 213
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, lgbt, oppression, alcohol abuse, first love, female director, religious hypocrisy, lesbian kiss, muslim, lesbian
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
An Unexpected Life (1998)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Sequel to "An Unexpected Family."
Plot: family relations, adoption, affection, mother daughter relationship, judge, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, custody, surprise, mother son estrangement, dysfunctional family, aunt niece relationship, aunt nephew relationship ...
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 6.6
 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: serious, psychological, realistic, captivating
Plot: gay, father son relationship, brother brother relationship, caught in the act, death of father, hardware store, cynicism, gay slur, family relations, friendship, gay lead character, lgbt ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 6.4
 166
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: long lost daughter, hospice, destiny, family relations, terminal illness, death, letter, cancer, wheelchair, ex husband ex wife relationship, husband wife relationship, homosexual ...
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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, gay, older man younger man relationship, father son relationship, family relations, male homosexuality, gay slur, lgbt, closeted homosexual, divorced parents, runaway, wristwatch ...
Place: san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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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: avant garde, queer cinema
Plot: gay, female director, nudity (full frontal - brief), gay interest, male objectification, skinny dipping, male nudity, waterfall, forest, lake
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 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, family relations, nudity (full frontal - brief), marriage, shopping mall, train, female nudity, love
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 6.6
 127
Boy Crush (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, France, Germany
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Seven short films in which gay youths and young men negotiate society, sometimes successfully, sometimes not. In several, teen boys come out, perhaps first to a close friend - how will the friends react? For some youths, coming out risks violence. ...
Plot: gay, lgbt, deaf, stranded, youth, immigration, gay athlete, internet, car breakdown
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Longing Nights (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: Spain, Portugal
Duration: 70 min.
Story: Aitana, Pierrick, Rita and Jorge are all in their twenties and all look for ways to make their nights in the city of Madrid a little less lonely. Aitana is a sweet girl trapped in a men’s body; Pierrick is a cute French gay; Rita doesn't ...
Plot: prostitution, gay, lgbt, prostitute, lesbian, drugs, menage a trois, transsexual, female nudity, male nudity, cocaine, gay interest ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 5.6
 247
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: lgbt, gay relationship, gay subtext, gay kiss, male nudity, gay sex, depression, gay, gay interest
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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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, female nudity, homosexual, teacher, gay, sex, nudity (full frontal - brief), gay interest
Place: the philippines
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 6.9
 474
José (2018)
Genre: Drama
Country: Guatemala, USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: José (19 years old) lives with his mother (50s) in Guatemala: a tough life in one of the world's most dangerous, religious, and impoverished countries. José is her youngest and favorite child, and her life is going to church and selling ...
Style: disturbing, serious, realistic, suspenseful
Plot: gay, gay relationship, gay slur, love, grandmother, religion, life is a bitch, gay subtext, street vendor, road trip, prayer, salt ...
Place: guatemala
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 3.6
 339
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: lgbt, female director, lesbian kiss, seamstress, lesbian, pregnancy
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 7.1
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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 slur, in the closet, hiv, lgbt, christmas, advertising executive, gay, music store, talking to a dog, gay kiss ...
Time: 80s, year 1985
Place: texas, dallas texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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 ⇓
29%
 6.0
 136
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, mother daughter relationship, father daughter relationship, friendship, love, death, husband wife relationship, change, religion, gay, acceptance, family relations
Place: indiana
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 5.1
 67
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, male homosexuality, lgbt, male nudity, gay sex, pubic hair, gay, gay interest, gay crush, erection, homosexuality, father son relationship
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%