Movies like Beautiful Mystery

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Beautiful Mystery (1983)
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Beautiful Mystery (1983)
Original name: 巨根伝説 美しき謎
Genre: Drama, Comedy
Country: Japan
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Shinohara, a young bodybuilder, joins a para-military sect in northern Japan. His instructor, Takizawa, takes a liking to the new recruit. After an early “special” training session the two develop a lasting and loving relationship. “Beautiful Mystery” was the first gay “adult” film to come out of Japan. Although tame by U.S. standards, it is ground–breaking nonetheless.
Plot: gay, gay subtext, love, sex, army, military, soldier, homosexual, gay sex, male nudity, workout, asian, nationalism, coup d'etat, mentor protege relationship, hara kiri, male bonding, gay interest, gay kiss, anal sex, uniform, male friendship, homoerotic fight, friendship between men
Place: japan

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Most similar movies to Beautiful Mystery

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, sincere, captivating and lgbt cinema films with plots about gay, gay interest, male nudity, gay sex, pubic hair, lgbt and gay kiss mostly in Drama, Comedy and Romance genres. Some movies like Beautiful Mystery: Seat in Shadow (2016), Beautiful Something (2015), That's Not Us (2015), Family Commitments (2015), Taekwondo (2016). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 4.6
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Seat in Shadow (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK, Spain
Duration: 82 min.
Story: An ageing Glaswegian psychoanalyst finds his lust for life renewed following an encounter with the charismatic partner of a young patient.
Plot: gay, male nudity, orgy, gay kiss, nudity (full frontal - brief), pubic hair, gay interest
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
Beautiful Something (2015)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Four diverse gay men navigate art, sex and love in one sublime night.
Plot: gay, gay subtext, anal sex, interracial sex, gay sex, gay interest, pubic hair, male nudity, love, surrealism, homosexual
Place: philadelphia
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
 6.6
 528
That's Not Us (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Three twenty-something couples, one gay, one lesbian, and one straight, travel to a beach house to enjoy the last days of summer, but what should be a fun and carefree weekend becomes an exploration of what it takes to sustain a healthy relationship.
Plot: gay, lgbt, gay subtext, lesbian couple, gay couple, lesbian, couples, gay sex, anal sex, gay interest, beach, lesbian sex ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
Family Commitments (2015)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Germany
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The happy gay couple David and Khaled would love to marry publicly - if there weren't Khaled's homophobic father Faisal, David's pseudo orthodox Jewish acting mother Lea and a possible paternity and gallery insolvency.
Plot: culture clash, gay, gay subtext, gay couple, arab, pubic hair, gay sex, anal sex, gay interest, german, jewish, male nudity ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
Movie in collections
 6.4
 2K
Taekwondo (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Argentina
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Fernando is on holiday with his closest male friends in a beautiful country house in a suburb of Buenos Aries. On their own without their girlfriends in a “men only” environment, the hunky young studs bask in the hot sun, play in the pool, smoke ...
Style: psychological, humorous, sincere, captivating, disturbing ...
Audience: teens
Plot: gay, homoeroticism, male nudity, male bonding, male friendship, gay interest, lgbt, friendship between men, homosexuality, friendship, male objectification, swimming pool ...
Time: contemporary
Place: buenos aires argentina
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
Where Are You Going, Habibi? (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Germany
Duration: 79 min.
Story: Ibrahim falls in love with Alexander, a blond, blue eyed German criminal and show wrestler who is straight - an impossible friendship that surpasses the both of them.
Style: gay cinema
Plot: gay, gay son, friendship, closeted gay, gay protagonist, criminal, love, lgbt, butt naked, gay interest, gay crush, gay slur ...
Place: berlin germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
 4.8
 136
Lieve Jongens (1980)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Lieve Jongens (“Sweet Boys”) explores the sexual fantasies of a middle-aged writer and the handsome young men who dominate his life. Wolf, a successful writer of romantic novels, is plagued by self doubt and writer's block. Though pleasant ...
Plot: lgbt, church, marriage, sexuality, male nudity, homosexual, gay sex, fetish, nudity (full frontal - brief), butt naked, gay, gay interest
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
 6.3
 906
Front Cover (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: One man does all he can to veil his Asian heritage; the other takes great pains to hide his sexual orientation. Both of these things begin to change when Ryan is hired to prepare film star Ning for a fashion shoot, and the men develop a bond.
Plot: gay, lgbt, gay sex, closeted homosexual, actor, chinese american, photo shoot
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
Takumi-kun Series: And the Spring Breeze Whispers (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 74 min.
Story: A 2nd year student is assigned a handsome new roommate at the start of the school year.
Plot: lgbt, gay, psychological trauma, school, attempted rape, all male cast, gay kiss, gay interest, gay relationship
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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 1K
Lazy Eye (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Passions re-ignite and secrets revealed when a graphic designer reconnects with the great, lost love of his life for a weekend tryst at a house in the desert near Joshua Tree.
Style: lgbt cinema, gay cinema
Plot: gay, gay protagonist, gay couple, unrequited love, reconciliation, reunion, rejection, swimming pool, gay interest, infidelity, skinny dipping, male nudity ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 2.3
 11
Some Boys Do (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Canada
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Nothing is left to the imagination in this sexy gay tale about love and the meaning of life.
Plot: gay interest, nudity (full frontal - brief), gay, gay kiss, testicles, gay sex, male nudity
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 5.6
 234
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, gay subtext, depression, gay sex, male nudity, gay, gay kiss, gay interest
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 7.0
 442
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 ...
Plot: gay, gay subtext, gay relationship, love, road trip, gay sex, soup, male nudity, two on a motorcycle, running, bus, gay slur ...
Place: guatemala
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
That Old Dream That Moves (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 51 min.
Story: A chronicle of the last days of a factory that is about to shut down. Among the workers forced to idle away until the end of the week, Jacques, a young technician is busy dismantling a machine while, without noticing it, turning on some of the men ...
Plot: gay, factory, sexual attraction, countryside, nudity (full frontal - brief), job, gay interest, male nudity, worker, homosexuality, shower, pubic hair
Place: south of france, southern france
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 6.2
 968
Cousins (2019)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Brazil
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Lucas is a young man who lives with his religious aunt Lourdes in a quiet country town. He helps his aunt by holding religious meetings with the ladies of the area, in the living room, playing biblical songs on the keyboard. This quiet life will end ...
Style: emotional, sincere, captivating, realistic, touching
Plot: gay sex, gay, religion, lgbt, forbidden love, coming out, love, coming of age, gay slur, friendship, lovers, couples ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
The Books of John (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: "The Books Of John" is a movie that follows the lives of three different people, Frank McLean, Will and Caryn. Frank finds himself alone after losing his longtime partner suddenly and without warning. Months later he finds that his partner ...
Plot: gay african american, gay kiss, lesbian sex, lesbian kiss, gay bar, male nudity, bare breasts, gay, love, sex, gay rights, lesbian interest ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
People You May Know (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA, Spain
Duration: 101 min.
Story: 'People You May Know' tells the story of four friends in their 40s in Los Angeles. All them will have to confront a new reality when Delia gets pregnant from Joe, her best friend who happens to be gay.
Plot: gay man has sex with a woman, gay, long distance relationship, male nudity, gay interest
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 7.0
 674
April in Love (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Avril is a novice in a convent of "Baptistine" sisters, a monastic order which was officially dissolved by the end of the nineteenth century but that is kept alive by Mère Marie Joseph, the sadistic superior. While Avril is on retreat, ...
Plot: gay, brother sister relationship, nun, gay interest, siblings, body paint, nudity (full frontal - brief), convent, twins, beach, male nudity
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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 5.4
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Holy Mess (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Sweden
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A comedy about the new alternative family and how different family situations and relationships come to a head during the premier family weekend.
Style: lgbt cinema
Plot: gay, dysfunctional family, christmas, gay protagonist, female director, lgbt, family dinner, birth, gay interest, gay subtext, racial slur, gay couple ...
Place: eastern europe, sweden
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Ma saison super 8 (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 74 min.
Story: A cinematic homage to the Front Homosexual d'Action Révolutionnaire, the first gay rights movement in France, AllesandroAvellis' compassionate drama tells the tale of a young activist living in Paris when homosexuals had no place in ...
Plot: gay interest, pubic hair, gay crush, camera, filmmaker, gay, male nudity, period piece
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 6.3
 1K
Screwed (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Finland
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Seventeen-year-olds Miku and Elias find themselves, and each other, during a summer in the Finnish countryside.
Style: sentimental, humorous, captivating, sweet, psychological ...
Audience: teens
Plot: gay, gay relationship, sexual identity, party, couple relations, gay interest, skinny dipping, lake, male nudity, fall in love, friendship, love and romance ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 4.9
 174
Gypsy Boys (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Drama of two young San Francisco couples, both deciding how to define their relationships.
Style: humorous, sentimental, sincere, sexy, queer cinema
Plot: gay, youth, gay interest, drugs, alcohol, gay lead character, relationships, love and romance, female impersonator, break-up, cruise, profanity ...
Place: san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 5.2
 384
Leather (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Birch, a young man living in the Catskill Mountains, reunites with his childhood friend from the city, Andrew.
Plot: gay, father son relationship, gay sex, skinny dipping, male nudity, mountain man, childhood friend, beard, pubic hair, gay relationship
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Movie in collections
 5.5
 94
Uncut (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Freely drawing from a variety of film genres, including musicals, the sudsy melodramas and documentaries and combing them with a free-flowing narrative and bright pop-art sensibilities, this hard-hitting experimental romp from Canadian filmmaker ...
Plot: gay interest, circumcision, censorship, gay, gay lead character, homosexual
Time: 70s
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Looking: The Movie (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Patrick returns to San Francisco for the first time in almost a year to celebrate a momentous event with his old friends. In the process, he must face the unresolved relationships he left behind and make difficult choices about what’s important to ...
Plot: gay, gay wedding, nightlife, gay marriage, love, friendship, romance, lgbt, group of friends, speech, ex lover, restaurant ...
Place: san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
I Am an S+M Writer (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Kurosaki (Ren Osugi) is an erotic novelist who uses his editor and a hired model to act out scenarios in his living room he will use for inspiration in his writing. His wife Shizuko (Yôko Hoshi) calls him a pervert but we soon learn that what ...
Style: realistic, serious, sexual, sexy
Plot: obsession, dangerous attraction, writer's life, couples, sexual relations, couple relations, erotica, husband wife relationship, bondage, sexuality, extramarital affair, filmmaker ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Bulldog In The White House (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 79 min.
Story: "Bulldog in the Whitehouse" takes political satire to obscene new heights: portraying the Bush administration as a cabal of lustful and traitorous gay men who are too busy having sex to notice the empire crumbling down around them. An ...
Plot: gay, anal sex, press conference, pubic hair, explicit sex, male nudity, oral sex, gay interest
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Sono Positivo (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A Southern Italian family is suddenly faced with AIDS. One of them has it. Which friend or family member could have begun this cycle of infection? The characters include a vain housewife, her straight-laced husband, her gay brother, and her ...
Plot: gay, husband wife relationship, homosexual, gay brother, brother sister relationship, bisexual, aids, gay slur, gay interest, family relations
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Kill the Monsters (2018)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 77 min.
Story: Three men struggle to save their relationship while traveling across country in search of a doctor they believe will make one of them well.
Style: allegory, road movie
Plot: gay, gay subtext, menage a trois, pubic hair, male nudity, gay interest, nudity (full frontal - brief), fitness, politics, drugs, illness, lesbian ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Hurricane Bianca (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Hurricane Bianca is a revenge comedy about a New York teacher who moves to a small town in Texas, gets fired for being gay, and returns disguised in drag to get revenge on the people who were nasty to him.
Style: lgbt cinema, queer cinema
Plot: gay, lgbt, gay slur, teacher, high school, revenge, female impersonator, discrimination, high school teacher, education, school, small town ...
Place: texas, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%