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, love, sex, army, military, soldier, homosexual, gay sex, male nudity, workout, asian, nationalism, coup d'etat, mentor protege relationship, hara kiri, male bonding, gay kiss, anal sex, uniform, homoerotic fight, gay interest, male friendship, 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 captivating, humorous, sincere and psychological films with plots about gay, gay interest, male nudity, gay sex, gay kiss, nudity (full frontal - brief) and pubic hair mostly in Drama, Comedy and Romance genres. Some movies like Beautiful Mystery: Seat in Shadow (2016), Lieve Jongens (1980), Front Cover (2015), Taekwondo (2016), Some Boys Do (2010). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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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, gay interest, nudity (full frontal - brief), male nudity, orgy, gay kiss
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95%
 4.8
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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, marriage, male nudity, sexuality, nudity (full frontal - brief), gay, church, homosexual, fetish, gay sex, gay interest, butt naked
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 6.3
 888
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, closeted homosexual, lgbt, gay sex, photo shoot, chinese american, actor
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
 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, sweet, disturbing, captivating, humorous ...
Audience: teens
Plot: gay, homoeroticism, male bonding, male friendship, friendship between men, homosexuality, friendship, male objectification, gay interest, male nudity, swimming pool, sauna ...
Time: contemporary
Place: buenos aires argentina
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
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Takumi-kun Series: And the Spring Breeze Whispers (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Japan
Story: A 2nd year student is assigned a handsome new roommate at the start of the school year.
Plot: gay, lgbt, psychological trauma, all male cast, school, gay interest, gay kiss, attempted rape, gay relationship
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
 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, gay, gay kiss, testicles, nudity (full frontal - brief), gay sex, male nudity
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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: factory, gay, sexual attraction, countryside, worker, male nudity, gay interest, homosexuality, job, shower, nudity (full frontal - brief)
Place: southern france, south of france
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 6.2
 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 couple, gay protagonist, gay interest, motel, rejection, nudity (full frontal - brief), unrequited love, reunion, reconciliation, gay sex, male nudity ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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 interest, family, anal sex, arab, gay sex, male nudity, jewish, german, pubic hair, gay relationship
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 6.3
 808
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, touching, realistic
Plot: gay sex, gay, religion, forbidden love, lgbt, love, coming of age, gay slur, incest, lovers, friendship, life philosophy ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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, female nudity, lesbian interest, lesbian sex, lesbianism, lesbian, male nudity, bible, gay bar, marriage, father son relationship, gay kiss ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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 son, gay, closeted gay, gay protagonist, gay relationship, gay brother, gay sex, blow job, gay love, gay romance, rejection, gay crush ...
Place: berlin germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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 interest, gay, male nudity, gay man has sex with a woman, long distance relationship
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 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: humorous, psychological, touching, sweet, disturbing ...
Audience: teens
Plot: gay, male nudity, gay relationship, sexual identity, gay interest, skinny dipping, lake, party, love affair, destiny, love and romance, fall in love ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 6.6
 525
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: pubic hair, boat, gay, couples, gay sex, gay interest, anal sex, beach, female nudity, lesbian sex, male nudity
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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, period piece, gay, filmmaker, male nudity, pubic hair, camera, gay crush
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 5.2
 367
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, childhood friend, skinny dipping, pubic hair, male nudity, beard, mountain man, gay relationship
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 5.5
 93
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: censorship, gay lead character, gay, circumcision, homosexual, gay interest
Time: 70s
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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 4.9
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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, sincere, sentimental, sexy, queer cinema
Plot: gay, youth, alcohol, gay interest, drugs, gay lead character, relationships, love and romance, bar, cigarette smoking, smoking, coffee shop ...
Place: san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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: homosexual, gay, love, pubic hair, gay sex, gay interest, interracial sex, anal sex, surrealism, male nudity
Place: philadelphia
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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, friendship, romance, love, lgbt, restaurant, speech, dancing, sex scene ...
Place: san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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, male nudity, explicit sex, press conference, oral sex, anal sex, pubic hair, gay interest
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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: family relations, gay interest, bisexual, gay brother, aids, gay slur, husband wife relationship, brother sister relationship, homosexual, gay
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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: serious, realistic, sexy, sexual
Plot: dangerous attraction, writer's life, obsession, couples, couple relations, sexual relations, erotica, husband wife relationship, bondage, extramarital affair, sexuality, filmmaker ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 6.5
 293
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 relationship, prayer, church, gay kiss, road trip, bus, restaurant, gay sex, soup, closeted homosexual, religion ...
Place: guatemala
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 7.0
 670
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: brother sister relationship, nun, gay interest, body paint, siblings, twins, nudity (full frontal - brief), convent, beach, male nudity, gay
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 6.3
 149
Amazing Grace (1992)
Genre: Drama
Country: Israel
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A drama about two families, each with a gay son. Jonathan is splitting from Miki because the more experienced Miki is playing around. Then Jonathan sees Thomas, the son and grandson of his neighbors, who is back in Israel after failing to make it as ...
Plot: gay, mother, homosexuality, homosexual, drug, gay teenager, aids, israeli, masturbation, male nudity, gay interest, drugs ...
Place: israel
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 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 ⇓
36%
 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 ⇓
36%
Een goed leven (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 50 min.
Story: Helen (Ariane Schluter) suddenly find herself penniless and without a home after the death of her well to do husband who has overdrawn his credit account. She rent a room with common comfort room, dining area cum kitchen for all the tenants living ...
Plot: widow, gay kiss, hospital, gay teenager, gay hustler, rejection, male nudity, gay sex, eviction, mother daughter relationship, older woman younger man, gay interest ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%