Movies like The Illiac Passion

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The Illiac Passion (1967)
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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 celebrated personages from the New York "underground scene" who appear as modern correlatives to the figures of Greek mythology. The filmmaker, who narrates the situations with a translation of Aeschylus' Prometheus Bound , finds the personalities of his characters to have a timeless universality.
Style: avant garde
Plot: homoeroticism, greek mythology, avant-garde, lgbt, repeated scene, bisexual, homosexual, gay, greek, mythology, surrealism, love
Place: ancient greece

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out avant garde and porno movie films with plots about lgbt, gay, male nudity, homosexual, gay lead character, homoeroticism and gay sex mostly in Drama and Romance genres. Some movies like The Illiac Passion: Twice a Man (1964), Brother and Sister (2016), The Flavor of Corn (1986), Shiner (2004), Raising Heroes (1996). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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 110
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
Plot: homosexuality, lgbt, avant-garde, incest, greek mythology, suicide, homosexual, gay lead character, gay, gay relationship
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95%
Brother and Sister (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany, Poland
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Neukölln, a trendy district in Berlin. Living space is scarce here. Without surety, proof of credit worthiness and salary there is no chance at all now. Thies knows this game; he works for a real estate management company and watches that the rules ...
Plot: gay, gay sex, gay relationship, homosexuality, lgbt, homoeroticism, gay kiss, gay lead character, gay protagonist, polish, manipulation, real estate agent ...
Place: germany, berlin germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
The Flavor of Corn (1986)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Lorenzo, a handsome first-year professor in an isolated Italian village, falls under the spell of his most beguiling pupil, a dark-haired, starry-eyed 12-year-old named Duilio. As Lorenzo's relationship with his heartless girlfriend ...
Plot: homoeroticism, homosexuality, lgbt, bisexual, holding hands, gay teenager, coming out, teacher student relationship, hospital, grandfather, false accusation, letter ...
Place: italy
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39%
 3.0
 292
Shiner (2004)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Raising the subtext of "Fight Club" into text, "Shiner" depicts a pair of amateur boxers gratified by punching each others' lights out. Theirs is among a trio of twisted love stories in the narrative feature by 29-year-old ...
Plot: stalker, fight, gay, homoeroticism, split lip, homoerotic fight, urinal, masochism, gun in mouth, bruise, ejaculation, confrontation ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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 5.0
 100
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, gay parent, gay adoption, lgbt, gay relationship, gay father, gay lead character, gay couple, homosexual, adoption
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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 ...
Plot: lgbt, roommate roommate relationship, obsession, roommate, male nudity, immigration, porn star, text message
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34%
 6.1
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Jonathan (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A young man struggles with the pressure of caring for his terminally ill father while trying to unlock a secret that his father seems determined to keep from him. The story takes another dramatic turn when Ron, Burghardt’s long-lost friend from ...
Plot: gay sex, gay, gay parent, homosexuality, gay relationship, love triangle, in the closet, unrequited love, secret love, lgbt, homoeroticism, father son relationship ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Henry Gamble's Birthday Party (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Henry Gamble's Birthday Party takes place over 24 hours at the birthday pool party of 17-year-old preacher's kid Henry Gamble. The party guests include adults and teenagers from his church, as well as Henry's "secular" ...
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Genre: Drama
Country: Argentina, USA, France
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Have you ever met someone who made your body heat up, get a little nervous and sweaty, and made your crotch stir a bit? Sexual Tension: Volatile will reignite those lustful feelings as it weaves six scintillating experiences of men in various stages ...
Plot: homoeroticism, anthology, gay, sexual tension, gay crush, male nudity, pubic hair, erotica, clothed male naked male, voyeur, lust, voyeurism ...
Place: argentina
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 6.6
 995
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.
Plot: gay, lgbt, coming out, father son relationship, outdoor sex, brother brother relationship, gay sex, gay kiss, gay brother, male nudity, erection, gay cruising ...
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32%
 7.4
 208K
Moonlight (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: The tender, heartbreaking story of a young man’s struggle to find himself, told across three defining chapters in his life as he experiences the ecstasy, pain, and beauty of falling in love, while grappling with his own sexuality.
Plot: lgbt, homosexuality, african american, coming of age, drug dealer, homosexual, black lgbt, restaurant, parent child relationship, drug abuse, gay, fight ...
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The Catcher in the Rye (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 75 min.
Story: This film consists of 75 minutes and 6 seconds of blue screen.
Style: avant garde
Plot: absurdism, avant-garde, abstract art
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Like You Mean It (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When Mark commits to falling back in love with Jonah, he is forced to look at himself with unprecedented courage and honesty.
Plot: relationship problems, lgbt, gay couple, gay, drugs, medication
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Love Is All You Need? (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 121 min.
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29%
 4.9
 78
The Meatrack (1970)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 65 min.
Story: A hybrid of Warholian midnight movie and Doris Wishman-esque sexploitation picture, Michael Thomas's softcore rarity Meatrack was originally produced and released by Sherpix, the company that brought underground films like Lonesome Cowboys, ...
Style: porno movie
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28%
 4.5
 171
Tropic Pathway (2004)
Genre: Drama
Country: Argentina, Brazil
Duration: 106 min.
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Plot: lgbt, gay, literature, homosexual, exile
Place: argentina, brazil
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Genre: Drama
Country: Philippines
Duration: 96 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 6.5
 109
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Genre: Drama
Country: Guinea, France
Duration: 87 min.
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Country: USA
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Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
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 59
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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David Searching (1997)
Genre: Drama, Romance
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Duration: 101 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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 6.5
 11
Coming Out (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 98 min.
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Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 4.6
 7
Manderley (1981)
Genre: Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 103 min.
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Plot: lgbt, gay, male nudity
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 7.3
 56
Salut Victor (1989)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 83 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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 211
Three Veils (2011)
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Country: USA
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⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Even Lovers Get the Blues (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: Belgium
Duration: 95 min.
Story: After the sudden death of one of them a group of friends grieves trough sexual encounters.
Plot: romance, lgbt, bisexuality, erotica, female full frontal nudity, funeral, voyeur, voyeurism, bare breasts, pubic hair, tent, male nudity ...
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24%
 5.8
 655
Tomcat (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: Austria
Duration: 124 min.
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24%
Venus in the Garden (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: Greece, Germany
Duration: 63 min.
Story: Mid-summer heatwave. Nikos and Alain, two male prostitutes and a female pimp, Monica, get tangled in a peculiar relationship after meeting in a dark street called POUTANA. They fall in love, play with guns and talk about card games, money and ...
Style: avant garde
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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