Movies like Johan

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Johan (1976)
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Johan (1976)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Johan details the director's quest for an actor to play his titular lover, the real deal having been incarcerated just prior to shooting on charges of petty theft.
Plot: gay, lgbt, imprisonment, sex, interracial romance, incest, female nudity, sex scene, wrestling, dancer, homosexuality, cross dressing, sadism, sex in public, male nudity, female full frontal nudity, gay bar, homoeroticism, explicit sex, steam room, railroad track, cruising, unprotected sex, film industry, fisting ...
Place: france, manhattan new york city, paris france

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, sexual and erotic films with plots about gay, male nudity, lgbt, gay sex, sex scene, homosexuality and female nudity mostly in Drama and Romance genres. Some movies like Johan: Reinventing Marvin (2017), Love Actually... Sucks! (2011), Tomcat (2016), The Flavor of Corn (1986), Love Forbidden (2002). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Reinventing Marvin (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 115 min.
Story: A young gay man determined to reinvent his life leaves everything behind on his quest for self-realization.
Plot: gay, lgbt, homophobic slur, male nudity, homosexuality, gay kiss, gay couple, school bully, gay sex, name change, gay club, sex in shower ...
Place: paris france
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100%
Love Actually... Sucks! (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: Hong Kong, China
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Love Actually... Sucks! was inspired by real-life events, and opens with a dramatic wedding feast. It tells a variety of stories about love that has gone wrong: a brother and sister in an illicit relationship, a married painter who falls in love ...
Plot: gay, lesbian, prostitute, incest, taboo, obsessive love, explicit sex, female nudity, shower, sex, pubic hair, male nudity ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.8
 681
Tomcat (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: Austria
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Andreas and Stefan lead a happy and passionate life: Together with their beloved tomcat Moses, they live in a beautiful old house in Vienna's vineyards. They work as a musician and as a scheduler in the same orchestra and they love their large ...
Plot: gay, gay relationship, cat, homosexuality, animal lover, lgbt, gay marriage, gay protagonist, forgiveness, orchestra, gay sex, gay couple ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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, sex, small town, train, bus, riding a bicycle, bare breasts, female nudity, grandmother, male masturbation ...
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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 5.5
 249
Love Forbidden (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Rodolphe Marconi writes, directs, and stars in the coming-out drama Défense d'Aimer (Love Forbidden). Marconi plays Bruce, a young student from Paris who accepts a fellowship in Rome. He takes a flat at the Villa Medicis and writes full time. ...
Style: serious, sexual, sexy, realistic, atmospheric ...
Plot: gay sex, gay, homosexuality, romance, gays and lesbians, lgbt, love affair, unfulfilled love, celebrity culture, coming out, fashion, gender ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, italy, rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 5.1
 848
Man at Bath (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 72 min.
Story: Omar and Emmanuel go to great lengths to prove they are not in love.
Style: serious, sexual, realistic, emotional, erotic ...
Plot: gay, gays and lesbians, introspection, self discovery, sexual relations, breakup, artists and showbiz, gender, couples, couple relations, family problems, spouse leaving ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, europe, new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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, taking off underwear, male full rear nudity, female objectification, one female two males threesome, cigarette smoking, dancing, gay, gay kiss, sex scene ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 6.5
 111
Destiny (1997)
Genre: Drama
Country: Guinea, France
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Though gay-themed stories about "coming out" and accepting one's sexuality are not uncommon in Western countries, such tales are still rare in many conservative African nations. Considered a ground-breaking film in its native Guinea, ...
Plot: homosexuality, gay, black lgbt, lgbt, gay relationship, coming out, gay teenager, female nudity, homosexual, interracial sex
Time: 1990s
Place: africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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Hidden Kisses (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Nathan, 16, lives alone with his father Stephane. A newcomer in high school, he is invited to a party and falls in love with Louis, a boy in his class. They find themselves out of sight and kiss each other, but someone takes a picture of them. Soon, ...
Plot: gay, homosexuality, gay kiss, gay lead character, lgbt, gay protagonist, gay son
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
120 Beats Per Minute (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 143 min.
Story: Paris, in the early 1990s: a group of young activists is desperately tied to finding the cure against an unknown lethal disease. They target the pharmaceutical labs that are retaining potential cures, and multiply direct actions, with the hope of ...
Plot: gay, aids, laboratory, gay love, cure, gay club, lgbt, ejaculation, euthanasia, gay sex, gay pride, hiv positive ...
Time: 1990s
Place: france, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 6.0
 249
Jesus (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: Chile, France, Germany, Greece, Colombia
Duration: 85 min.
Story: 18-year-old Jesús lives with his stern, somewhat unaffectionate father in Santiago, Chile. When not doing drugs, having casual sex or simply slouching in front of the TV, Jesús and his friends perform in a K-pop boyband. But his routine is thrown ...
Plot: coma, breaking a bottle over someone's head, mooning, father son conflict, aggression, male male kiss, dance, public urination, gay sex, drunk, gay teenager, punched in the face ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 5.0
 80
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
Plot: lgbt, prostitution, shower room, overbearing mother, male prostitute, hitchhiker, gay sex, group shower, man wearing towel, hustler, gay bar, uncircumcised penis ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Vanilla (including A Little Comfort) (2004)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 47 min.
Story: Mystery, murder and sex mix in this double-feature of gay short films. In "Vanilla," a San Francisco photographer (Ryan Allen) uncovers the Bay Side Strangler's dead body and starts having dreams in which the victims return. In the ...
Plot: serial killer, dream, gay, gay bar, gay sex, sex, male nudity
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
I Love You, I Don't (1976)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A waitress with boyish looks and the gay driver of a garbage truck fall in love.
Style: sexual, erotic, realistic, serious
Plot: strong sexual content, gay, love triangle, bisexuality, homosexuality, lgbt, eroticism, truck driver, sexual relations, love affair, gender, couples ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 7.4
 222K
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, restaurant, drug abuse, black lgbt, parent child relationship, gay, fight, drug addiction ...
Time: 2010s
Place: florida, atlanta georgia
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 4.6
 13
Chaleurs (1971)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A coming of age story; Philippe (Patrice Pascal) has sex with their maid. But he also has incestuous desire for his mother, Nadia (Nicole Avril). His father also has sex with maid.
Plot: keyhole, incestuous desire, erotica, obsession, outdoor sex, voyeurism, female nudity, female full frontal nudity, french maid, maid, summer vacation, incest ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 6.2
 696
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 parent, gay, homosexuality, unrequited love, gay relationship, love triangle, in the closet, secret love, lgbt, homoeroticism, gay father ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
House of 1000 Pleasures (1974)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Marcel is a taxi driver who luckily pickups a gorgeous woman who begins to undress herself while in the back seat. Soon she leads him to a Private Club where he can pick any woman he wants to satisfy his sexual fantasies. After he enjoys a few ...
Plot: taxi, sex, club, brothel, taxi driver, blackmail, eiffel tower paris, fiance fiancee relationship, sex club, sex scene, female nudity, prostitute ...
Place: paris france, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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The Story of Richard O (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 75 min.
Story: Not for the easily embarrassed, “The Story of Richard O.” is an explicit take on sex as a way to connect with other people. Richard feels cornered and takes some time off from his girlfriend in order to come to terms with his relationship ...
Plot: unsimulated sex, male nudity, pubic hair, uncircumcised penis, anal sex, wrestling, erection, coitus, female full frontal nudity, large breasts, controversy, vagina ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
I Am Happiness on Earth (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: Mexico
Duration: 122 min.
Story: Emiliano looks at his life with the eyes of a film director, mixing the objective reality with the processes of the artistic creation. The story he is filming flounders with his daily life, until his world is trapped in the lens of his camera. ...
Plot: bisexual, dancer, gay, menage a trois, prostitute, hospital, injury, party, dancing, singer, bathroom, homosexuality ...
Place: mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
A Moment in the Reeds (2017)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, Finland
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Having moved to Paris for university, Leevi returns to his native Finland for the summer to help his estranged father renovate the family lake house so it can be sold. Tareq, a recent asylum seeker from Syria, has been hired to help with the work, ...
Plot: gay, lgbt, immigration, romance, interracial romance, homosexuality, male nudity, gay sex, refugee, interracial sex, skinny dipping, anal sex ...
Place: finland
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 7.5
 5K
Wild Reeds (1994)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 110 min.
Story: As the Algerian War draws to a close, a teenager with a girlfriend starts feeling homosexual urges for two of his classmates: a country boy, and a French-Algerian intellectual.
Style: realistic, serious, sincere, touching, sentimental ...
Audience: teens
Plot: coming of age, coming out, gay, love triangle, friendship, boarding school, politics, french, gays and lesbians, homosexuality, romance, self discovery ...
Time: 1960s, 20th century, 60s
Place: france, europe, algeria, south of france
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 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.
Plot: gay, lgbt, coming out, gay kiss, father son relationship, brother brother relationship, outdoor sex, gay sex, gay brother, male nudity, erection, gay cruising ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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The Smell of Us (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Self-destructive teens go skateboarding, use drugs and turn tricks in Paris.
Style: bleak, serious, rough, realistic, psychological
Plot: friendship, teenager, under the surface, skateboarding, kids in trouble, urban, society, youth, life is a bitch, juvenile delinquency, prostitute, dysfunctional family ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: france, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 5.6
 5K
Q (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 103 min.
Story: In a social context deteriorated by a countrywide economic crisis, the life of several people will be turned upside down after they meet Cecile, a character who symbolizes desire.
Style: sexual, serious, stylized, realistic, erotic
Plot: erection, lesbian sex, desire, love affair, masturbation, dealing with death, self discovery, economic crisis, sexual fantasy, prostitution, sexuality, love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 6.4
 115
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, incest, lgbt, suicide, greek mythology, avant-garde, homosexual, gay, gay lead character, gay relationship, mother son relationship
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
The Public Woman (1984)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 113 min.
Story: An inexperienced young actress is invited to play a role in a film based on Dostoyevsky's 'The Possessed'. The film director, a Czech immigrant in Paris, takes over her life, and in a short time she is unable to draw the line between ...
Style: avant garde
Plot: wife, sex, politics, doppelganger, female nudity, erotica, female stockinged legs, nude model, insanity, orgasm, female orgasm, intimacy ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 6.2
 61
Ixe (1980)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 48 min.
Story: “Ixe (written X and pronounced EEKS – as it is pronounced in French –, like a scream, a wound) is an imploded, crucified film. Made to be projected on four screens at once, X is drawn and quartered. At the four points of the compass, at the ...
Style: avant garde
Plot: lgbt, masturbation, male nudity, anal sex, unsimulated sex, blow job, male masturbation, penetration, drugs, sex scene, homosexual, pope ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
I Promise You Anarchy (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: Mexico, Germany
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Miguel and Johnny know each other since childhood. They are dedicated to skate and have fun. To earn easy money and continue skating, they sell their own blood to a clandestine contact in a hospital. The activity becomes business until a large ...
Plot: gay, lgbt, blood, bisexuality, male nudity, gay latino, gay lead character, gay sex, female nudity, pubic hair, gay crush, gay teenager ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 4.9
 44
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: lgbt, gay, homosexuality, parent child relationship, gay sex, pubic hair, male nudity, father son relationship
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%