Movies like The Amazing Truth About Queen Raquela

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The Amazing Truth About Queen Raquela (2008)
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The Amazing Truth About Queen Raquela (2008)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: Iceland, Philippines, France, Thailand
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Raquela, a transsexual from the Philippines, dreams of escaping the streets of Cebu City for a fairy tale life in Paris.
Style: emotional, realistic, semi serious, semi documentary, offbeat, witty
Plot: prostitute, on the road, transsexual, reenactment, self discovery, lifestyle, love and romance, gender bending, looking for love, follow your dream, hopes, gender, gays and lesbians, porn star, computers and web, profanity, sex, male female relationship, prostitution, internet, adventurer, plastic surgery, pornography, gay interest, filipino ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: paris france, the philippines, iceland, europe, asia

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Most similar movies to The Amazing Truth About Queen Raquela

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, touching, serious and emotional films with plots about love and romance, gender, gays and lesbians, gay interest, couples, hopes and male nudity mostly in Drama, Biography and Romance genres. Some movies like The Amazing Truth About Queen Raquela: Porn Theater (2002), A Woman's Way (2009), In a Year with 13 Moons (1978), Piedras (2002), Marathon (2010). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Porn Theater (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 90 min.
Story: In a Parisian porn theater, a cashier, a 50-year-old man and a young projectionist are drawn into a complex love affair.
Style: realistic, talky, semi serious, sexual, contemplative ...
Plot: infidelity, explicit sex, looking for love, lifestyle, love triangle, love affair, friendship, couple relations, fall in love, human nature, gays and lesbians, gender ...
Time: contemporary
Place: paris france, france, europe
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95%
A Woman's Way (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: Greece
Duration: 111 min.
Story: George is released from prison after 14 years of incarceration for a murder he committed in his small Greek village. He spends his first night out in a cheap downtown hotel in Athens. There he meets Strella, a young transsexual prostitute. They ...
Style: sincere, emotional, serious, captivating, twists and turns ...
Plot: transsexual, prostitute, incest, starting over, love and romance, hopes, haunted by the past, gender, lifestyle, parents and children, jail, prostitution ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: greece, europe, athens greece
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94%
In a Year with 13 Moons (1978)
Genre: Drama
Country: West Germany
Duration: 124 min.
Story: This drama follows the last few days in the life of Elvira (formerly Erwin) Weisshaupt. Years before, Erwin told a co-worker, Anton, that he loved him. "Too bad, you aren't a woman," he replied. Erwin took Anton at his word. Trying to ...
Style: contemplative, realistic, serious, emotional, psychological ...
Plot: transsexual, slaughterhouse, gender bending, love and romance, gender, starting over, gays and lesbians, hopes, rejection, family relations, couples, unfulfilled love ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, year 1978
Place: frankfurt germany
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76%
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Piedras (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 135 min.
Story: The stones of the title are the dreams and burdens carried by these five women with interlinked lives. This story of decision and transformation was nominated for the Golden Bear at the Berlin Film Festival.
Style: touching, realistic, clever, serious, offbeat
Audience: girls' night
Plot: hopes, friendship, family life, working class, destiny, gender, road not taken, looking for love, dull life, self discovery, lifestyle, strong female presence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: spain, europe, madrid
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
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 43
Marathon (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Drama by Biju Viswanath, Marathon was adapted from Harteis's memoir of the same name. Explores the relation ship between two poets Richard Harteis and William Meredith former US poet laureate and winner of every major American award for poetry ...
Style: emotional, touching, realistic, serious, captivating ...
Plot: ambition, love and romance, contests and competitions, writer's life, gender, hopes, lifestyle, artists and showbiz, tragic love, gays and lesbians, unfulfillment, love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
The God of Wood (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Yao (Madi Diocou) and Moroccan Rachid (Soufiane Ouaarab) arrive illegally in Valencia, Spain, and separate. Yao sells pirated DVDs in the street and wanders disconsolately around the barrio until he glimpses divorcee Maria Luisa (Marisa Paredes) ...
Style: realistic, emotional, sentimental, captivating, psychological ...
Plot: immigrants, culture clash, love and romance, gender, fall in love, parents and children, family relations, lifestyle, society, sexuality, misfit, gays and lesbians ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: spain, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
Chercher le garçon (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 70 min.
Style: semi serious, realistic, sentimental, humorous
Audience: date night
Plot: looking for love, thirtysomething life, love and romance, romance, hopes, computers and web, single woman, male female relationship, female director, fisherman, laptop, provence ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, marseille provence, marseille
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
Fucking Different (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Fifteen queer crossovers: lesbian filmmakers from Berlin were asked to make a short film about their idea of male gay love and sexuality and, vice versa, gay men were given the task of making a short film about lesbian sexuality and eroticism.
Style: realistic, sexy, semi serious, humorous, thought provoking ...
Plot: gender, couple relations, misfit, social misfits, gays and lesbians, sexual relations, couples, love and romance, looking for sex, gender bending, looking for love, society ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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Hollywood, je t'aime (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Recently broken up and barely enduring a dreary winter, gay Parisian Jérôme Beaunez impulsively books a solo Christmas vacation to Los Angeles. While there he meets some colorful locals and pursues a dormant desire to become a movie star - but ...
Style: humorous, touching, semi serious, realistic, sexy ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: hollywood, prostitute, transsexual, gender, lifestyle, romance, transvestism, love and romance, actor's life, artists and showbiz, gender bending, fall in love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, france, california, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
A Few Days of Respite (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Algeria
Duration: 79 min.
Story: Mohsen teaches French at the University of Tehran, and Hassan is a photographer. Mohsen and Hassan are also lovers, and in Iran they live in fear, as homosexuality is punishable by death. Tired of denying their love, Mohsen and Hassan flee Iran to ...
Style: emotional, sincere, touching, contemplative, serious ...
Plot: friendship, small town, hopes, love and romance, friends, couples, love affair, couple relations, introspection, human nature, gender, gays and lesbians ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Soldier's Girl (2003)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 112 min.
Story: The true story of Soldier’s Girl, which takes place in Fort Campbell, KY, tells the heart-wrenching story of the life and tragic death of soldier Barry Winchell. His love for Calpernia Addams, a beautiful transgendered nightclub performer was ...
Style: emotional, realistic, sincere, touching, based on true events ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: transsexual, gays and lesbians, nightclub, murder, gay, gay bashing, soldier, gay slur, love and romance, rules and policies, homosexual, tragic love ...
Time: contemporary
Place: kentucky, saudi arabia, missouri, nashville tennessee, tennessee ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 4.6
 169
Cavalcade (2005)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 90 min.
Story: An accomplished playboy Leo neglects his girlfriend and enjoys parties. His girlfriend parts from him and then, when he wants to see her once more, he has an accident. He survives, but his whole life is now to be changed. This film is about fetching ...
Style: serious, realistic, touching, emotional
Plot: disability, human spirit, redemption, life turned upside down, womanizer, love and romance, hopes, friendship, couple relations, rehabilitation, couples, disabled person ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 5.9
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The Masseur (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: Philippines
Duration: 76 min.
Story: Following the death of his father and a chance meeting with an abusive romance novelist, a masseur working in a gay massage parlor struggles to make sense of his unfulfilling relationships while simultaneously assisting his mother in preparing his ...
Style: emotional, touching, realistic, serious, sexual ...
Plot: masseur, prostitute, gay, male prostitute, dysfunctional family, family problems, survival, family life, parents and children, self discovery, sexual relations, coming out ...
Time: contemporary
Place: the philippines, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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A Soap (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Denmark, Sweden
Duration: 104 min.
Story: 32-year-old Charlotte could have it all, but she doesn´t want any of it. When she moves away from her boyfriend, she happens to become the upstairs neighbour of the transsexual Veronica. Veronica prefers to keep to herself with her little dog and a ...
Style: semi serious, rough, captivating, suspenseful, enigmatic ...
Plot: transsexual, gender bending, sexual abuse, friendship, fall in love, couples, romance, love and romance, gays and lesbians, lifestyle, gender, society ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
The Stranger in Us (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: In this verité-style drama, Anthony, a newcomer to San Francisco, attempts to come to terms with his abusive ex-lover when he strikes up an unlikely friendship with a street hustler.
Style: realistic, atmospheric, emotional, captivating, serious ...
Plot: looking for love, gender, love and romance, couples, city life, lgbt, gay, writer's block, urban, street kid, lifestyle, gays and lesbians ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: san francisco, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 7.1
 165K
The Danish Girl (2015)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA, Germany, Denmark, Belgium, Japan
Duration: 119 min.
Story: When Gerda Wegener asks her husband Einar to fill in as a portrait model, Einar discovers the person she's meant to be and begins living her life as Lili Elbe. Having realized her true self and with Gerda's love and support, Lili embarks ...
Style: captivating, serious, emotional, touching, heartbreaking ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: transsexual, lgbt, couple relations, art, gays and lesbians, artist, gender identity, painter, love and romance, society, gender, gay ...
Time: 1920s, 20th century, 20s, 1930s
Place: denmark, copenhagen, paris france, copenhagen denmark, europe ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Something Must Break (2014)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Sweden
Duration: 85 min.
Story: When Sebastian meets Andreas for the first time, he knows they belong together. While Sebastian defies gender norms — flouting convention in his androgynous fluidity — straight-identifying Andreas becomes unable to accept his attraction to ...
Style: touching, serious, realistic, emotional, avant garde ...
Plot: gender, transsexual, gays and lesbians, gay, fall in love, introspection, looking for love, couples, misfit, love and romance, love affair, strong sexual content ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: sweden, eastern europe, stockholm sweden
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 6.0
 207
At Ellen's Age (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A German flight attendant's life spirals downward after she leaves her husband, quits her job, and joins a radical group of animal rights activists.
Style: touching, sincere, realistic, semi serious
Plot: stewardess, life turned upside down, starting over, looking for love, self discovery, hopes, love and romance, drugs/alcohol, husband wife relationship, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, fired from the job, sex orgy ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, germany, frankfurt germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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America's Prince: The John F. Kennedy Jr. Story (2003)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A look inside the life of John F. Kennedy Jr.
Style: touching, serious, realistic, captivating
Plot: john f. kennedy, ambition, lifestyle, family relations, politics, love and romance, tragic hero, state affairs, parents and children, looking for love, kennedy family, death in the family ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 4.9
 463
The Lost Coast (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 74 min.
Story: Director/screenwriter Gabriel Fleming (One Thousand Years) explores the subtleties of loneliness, friendship, and sexuality with this tale of two high school friends who are forced to face their unspoken sexual history while wandering the streets of ...
Style: serious, realistic, atmospheric, emotional, gloomy
Plot: forest, self discovery, friendship, lifestyle, haunted by the past, introspection, friends, lgbt, hopes, one night, gay best friend, wilderness ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: san francisco, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 5.4
 568
Family Hero (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A story of a cabaret in Nice called "Le perroquet bleu" ("The blue parrot"). The innkeeper, Gabriel, dies at the beginning of the movie and leave his business to his godchildren : Nino and Marianne, whom father had been taken ...
Style: humorous, touching, realistic, semi serious, offbeat
Plot: family relations, introspection, workplace, love and romance, lifestyle, jazz, nightclub, wooing, nightlife, family business, hopes, sexual content ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: french riviera, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
My Life in Pink (1997)
Genre: Drama
Country: Belgium, France, UK
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Ludovic is a small boy who cross-dresses and generally acts like a girl, talks of marrying his neighbor's son and can not understand why everyone is so surprised about it. His actions lead to problems for him and his family.
Style: touching, realistic, semi serious, offbeat, sentimental ...
Audience: date night
Plot: cross dressing, family relations, gender, coming of age, gender identity, transsexual, suburbs, gender bending, gay, self discovery, introspection, against the rules ...
Time: 90s
Place: belgium, paris france, france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 6.2
 392
Macho Dancer (1988)
Genre: Drama
Country: Philippines
Duration: 136 min.
Story: A former American soldier becomes an exotic dancer and male prostitute in Manila.
Style: sexual, rough, disturbing, sexy, erotic ...
Plot: police corruption, prostitute, society, love and romance, drug dealing, dishonesty, life is a bitch, couples, sexual relations, teenage life, law enforcement, gender ...
Time: 80s
Place: the philippines, asia, manila philippines
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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 4.7
 93
Doubt (2003)
Genre: Drama
Country: Philippines
Duration: 112 min.
Story: A gaggle of friends and observers ponder the fate of a relationship as they watch it collapse in this independent drama from the Philippines. Cris (Andoy Ranay) is a documentary filmmaker with a well-regarded body of work and a large community of ...
Style: emotional, touching, realistic, sentimental, captivating ...
Plot: love affair, breakup, couples, gender, bittersweet, fall in love, sexual relations, love, trust, deception, friendship, devotion ...
Time: 21st century
Place: asia, the philippines
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 5.7
 2K
Nasty Baby (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Nasty Baby centers around a Brooklyn couple, Freddy and his boyfriend Mo, who are trying to have a baby with the help of their best friend, Polly. Freddy is an artist, and his latest work is all about babies – it’s clear he’s dying to be a ...
Style: realistic, touching, semi serious, captivating, emotional ...
Plot: friendship, best friends, couples, couple relations, gender, gay couple, illegal immigrant, society, love and romance, gays and lesbians, interracial couple, brooklyn new york city ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
An American in Hollywood (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A talented young filmmaker from New York sets off to Los Angeles in pursuit of the Hollywood dream, only to discover through his relationship with a beautiful feisty young actress, that Hollywood is not all that it seems.
Style: realistic, semi serious, sincere, captivating, humorous
Plot: follow your dream, fall in love, ambition, hopes, filmmaking, buddies, showbiz, love and romance, hollywood, friends, artists and showbiz
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, california, los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 6.7
 36
Quick Change (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: Philippines
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Dorina is a transsexual woman. She’s got herself a flourishing career, albeit in an illegal cosmetic surgery business. She is a mother figure to Hero, her eight year old nephew, and a devoted wife to Uno. Between her job and her family, Dorina ...
Style: touching, sincere, emotional, realistic, serious ...
Plot: transsexual, moral dilemma, against the rules, life is a bitch, rebellion, transvestism, couples, couple relations, physical appearance, lgbt, gender, gays and lesbians ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: asia, the philippines
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 6.2
 63
The Night (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: China
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A young man stands in front of a mirror. The night belongs to him. Every evening, he appraises his appearance, attired in a new shirt, leaves his apartment and waits in a poorly lit alleyway for his johns. One night he meets a female prostitute of ...
Style: realistic, serious, touching, suspense
Plot: gays and lesbians, society, prostitute, social misfits, unlikely couple, love and romance, gender, love triangle, fall in love, sexual relations, one night stand, sexual content ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: china, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 6.3
 408
Camila Jam (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: Brazil
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Camila is in her mid-twenties and her life has been thrown into chaos ever since her boyfriend threw her out of their apartment during a bitter argument. Camila's ambition is to become a writer, and she posts regularly on her blog, entitled ...
Style: serious, realistic, sentimental, gloomy
Plot: nudity (full frontal - brief), looking for love, ambition, writer's life, lifestyle, love and romance, profanity, introspection, couple relations, drugs/alcohol, computers and web, twentysomething life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: brazil, rio de janeiro, sao paulo brazil
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Touch of the Light (2012)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: Taiwan
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Yu-Siang is blind – but he has a superb sense of hearing. Born in rural Taiwan, this extremely talented musician moves to the capital Taipei to study the piano. But how will he manage on his own? Even the walk across campus from his halls of ...
Style: uplifting, touching, serious, realistic
Plot: prodigy, human spirit, follow your dream, artists and showbiz, musician's life, hopes, blindness, music, piano
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: china, asia, taiwan
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%