Movies like First Love and Other Pains

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First Love and Other Pains (1999)
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First Love and Other Pains (1999)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 50 min.
Story: Across the boundaries they find each other... in this post-colonial romance. A cynical English professor discovers love in the form of an admiring student. But is it too late for him to find happiness?
Style: queer cinema
Plot: gay, homosexual, teacher student relationship, older man younger man relationship, coming out, gay asian, teacher student sex, school, first love, police, hospital, cemetery, university, male nudity, self destructing, taboo, professor, drunkenness, bathtub, aunt nephew relationship, intergenerational friendship, self loathing, playwright, unconsciousness, affair ...
Place: hong kong

Most similar movies to First Love and Other Pains

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, touching, serious and sexy films with plots about gay, homosexual, gay kiss, coming out, male nudity, gay relationship and kiss mostly in Drama, Romance and Crime genres. Some movies like First Love and Other Pains: Innocent (2005), Boy Culture (2006), Molly Maxwell (2013), Schweigeminute (2016), End of Love (2009). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Innocent (2005)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Canada, Hong Kong
Duration: 80 min.
Story: 17-year-old Eric follows his parents to immigrate to Canada and is thus forced to confront different emotional and cultural problems. He must not only adjust to the new environment, but also come to terms with his homosexuality. Standing at the ...
Style: sincere, sentimental, captivating, touching, realistic ...
Plot: immigrants, forbidden love, self discovery, culture clash, teenage life, lifestyle, youth, society, family relations, coming out, dysfunctional family, looking for love ...
Time: contemporary
Place: canada, hong kong, manhattan new york city, toronto ontario canada, new york
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95%
 6.8
 5K
Boy Culture (2006)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A successful male escort describes in a series of confessions his tangled romantic relationships with his two roommates and an older, enigmatic male client.
Style: clever, touching, humorous, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: gay sex, gay, gay african american, homosexuality, gay teenager, gays and lesbians, confession, intergenerational friendship, coming out, lgbt, homosexual, friendship ...
Time: contemporary
Place: seattle, usa, seattle washington, washington state
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
Molly Maxwell (2013)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: At Phoenix Progressive School, students take notes lying on parlor couches and are encouraged to explore their gifts through electives like break-dancing and graphic-novel writing. In the midst of all this liberal pedagogy and budding talent, Molly ...
Plot: teacher student relationship, teacher student sex, older man younger woman relationship, high school, teacher, teachers and students, age difference, impossible love, english teacher, friends, music, female director ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
The First Time - Bedingungslose Liebe (2011)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Germany
Duration: 91 min.
Story: The film tells the story of two boys and how they deal with the discovery of love.
Plot: male homosexuality, homosexuality, gay relationship, crying, gay, gay teenager, penetration, dancing, german, bathtub, coming out, teenage boy ...
Place: germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
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 7.2
 652
Schweigeminute (2016)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Germany, Denmark
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A minute's silence is being observed in the grammar school of Hirtshafen, a small fishing town on the Baltic shore - in memory of Stella Petersen, the school's young English teacher. For one of her students, however, Stella was more than a ...
Plot: teacher student sex, older woman younger man relationship, teacher student relationship, first time, love affair, beach, love story, first love, tragic love, teachers and students, male virgin, abrupt ending ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 5.2
 238
End of Love (2009)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: Hong Kong, China
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Stuck in a Christian 'rehabilitation' camp, Ming recalls his double life, a whirlwind of sex and drugs as a rent boy, and a sedate, romantic life with the older and more conservative Yen. Secrets and lies haunt their relationship, as ...
Style: sexy, realistic, serious, sexual, gloomy
Plot: betrayal, drug abuse, coming out, introspection, couples, gays and lesbians, love and romance, romance, society, unfulfilled love, gender bending, lovers reunited ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 6.9
 2K
Coming Out (1989)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: East Germany
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Reportedly the first film to come out of East Germany to deal openly with gay issues. Philipp, a closeted teacher is dating a female collegue to keep up appearances. One night, by 'accident' he stumbles into a gay bar, meets and promptly ...
Style: sincere, psychological, sexual, touching, emotional ...
Plot: coming out, gay, gays and lesbians, love triangle, gay teenager, teacher, sexuality, concert, gay bar, gay relationship, infidelity, gender ...
Time: 80s
Place: east berlin, europe, germany, berlin germany, east berlin east germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
The Falls: Testament of Love (2013)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 123 min.
Story: The Falls: Testament of Love is a continuation of the story of RJ Smith and Chris Merrill, two Mormon missionaries that fell in love during their mission in a small town in Oregon. The boys haven't spoken in five years, but when an unexpected ...
Style: touching, emotional, serious, realistic, sexy ...
Plot: gay, coming out, gays and lesbians, love affair, impossible love, reunion, destructive relationship, love and romance, lovers reunited, obsession, tragic love, family problems ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: oregon, seattle washington, seattle, salt lake city utah
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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Soundless Wind Chime (2009)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Hong Kong, Switzerland, Germany
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Ricky leaves Hong Kong for Switzerland to look for the lost soul and the past of his deceased Swiss lover, Pascal. Ricky struggles with the confusion of memories, reality and illusion.
Plot: gay asian, gay relationship, gay couple, memory, flash forward, aunt nephew relationship, loss of loved one, male nudity, gay love, chinese restaurant, gay kiss, gay ...
Place: beijing china, hong kong, switzerland
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Just a Question of Love (2000)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 88 min.
Story: After his gay cousin dies from hepatitis, young Laurent, who lives with his best friend Carole, falls in love with Cedric, a plant scientist. He's afraid to inform his conservative parents that he is gay.
Style: realistic, serious, touching, emotional, disturbing ...
Audience: teens
Plot: gay, gays and lesbians, coming out, homosexuality, gay slur, gay relationship, fall in love, couples, love and romance, lifestyle, gay love, gay sex ...
Time: 90s
Place: france, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 5.3
 96
Away (2005)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Gay secondary school-boy runs away after principal embarrasses him in front of school.
Style: experimental, cult film
Plot: lesbian, bathtub, election, sex, sexploitation, classroom, depression, homosexuality, high school, homosexual, gay, infidelity ...
Time: year 2004
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
The Blonde One (2019)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Argentina
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Womanising Juan must quickly find a flatmate after his brother moves out. In moves Gabriel (the blonde of the title), Juan's stoic and very handsome co-worker, who is recently widowed and struggling to support his young daughter. What starts ...
Style: erotic, bleak, surprise ending, dark humor
Plot: gay, closeted homosexual, gay love, homosexuality, gay relationship, homosexual, lust, sexual tension, male nudity, male homosexuality, gay sex, homoeroticism ...
Place: argentina
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Call Me by Your Name (2017)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Italy, France, USA, Brazil
Duration: 132 min.
Story: Elio Perlman is spending the summer with his family at their vacation home in Lombardy, Italy. When his father hires a handsome doctoral student, the curious 17-year-old finds himself developing a growing attraction to the young man.
Style: touching, gay cinema, sincere, disturbing, homoerotic ...
Plot: gay, lgbt, gay teenager, teenage boy, first love, gay relationship, summer, gay love, homosexuality, homosexual, gay couple, gay romance ...
Time: 80s, year 1983
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 5.7
 866
Silent Youth (2012)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Germany
Duration: 73 min.
Story: Silent Youth is a film for misfits, dreamers and lovers. It's the classic story of a coming out, but it focuses on the moments one tends to quickly forget: the first approach, the creaking of the chair while sitting across from each other, not ...
Style: thought provoking, contemplative, queer cinema
Plot: gay lead character, lgbt, coming out, introspection, homosexual, fall in love, gay interest, roommate, walking, awkwardness, confusion, fear ...
Place: germany, berlin germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 6.4
 1K
Watercolors (2008)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Carter, a troubled teen stays with a friend of his dads and starts flirting with her son Danny. After the weekend school returns, however Carter a school jock tells Danny he does not want to be seen with him at school. Their relationship grows ...
Style: sincere, touching, serious, emotional, sexual ...
Plot: gay teenager, gay, coming out, teenage love, gay sex, love and romance, lifestyle, gay student, sexuality, drug use, opposites attract, gays and lesbians ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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 ⇓
43%
Steam: The Turkish Bath (1997)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Italy, Turkey, Spain
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Francesco and Marta run a husband-and-wife design company in Rome. When Francesco's aunt dies in Instanbul he travels there to sort out the hamam turkish steam bath that she left him. He finds a love and warmth in his realtives' Instanbul ...
Style: sincere, touching, realistic, serious, reflective ...
Plot: gay, murder, family relations, coming out, homosexuality, gay relationship, culture clash, self discovery, bathhouse, pregnancy, parents and children, love and romance ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, year 1995
Place: turkey, rome italy, italy, istanbul turkey, middle east ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Like Grains of Sand (1995)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 129 min.
Story: A coming-of-age story. Shuji, a Japanese teen, is falling in love with his friend Hiroyuki, however, Hiroyuki is attracted to Kasane, the new girl in their class.
Plot: gay, high school, gay teenager, lgbt, train, love triangle, gay slur, karaoke, rape victim, high school student, unrequited love, bullying ...
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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 7.6
 105K
A Single Man (2009)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Adapted from a 1964 novel of the same name, the film follows a day in the life of George Falconer, a British college professor reeling with the recent and sudden loss of his longtime partner. This traumatic event makes George challenge his own will ...
Style: psychological, touching, sincere, philosophical, enigmatic ...
Plot: depression, gay, gays and lesbians, tragic love, broken heart, haunted by the past, loneliness, homosexual, love and romance, death, teacher student relationship, best friends ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, 20th century, 1940s, year 1962
Place: california, los angeles, usa, madrid, london ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 6.7
 5K
Come Undone (2000)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Story of two gorgeous, young French boys who begin a passionate relationship that boils over and threatens to destroy both their lives. Shy Mathieu is 18-years-old and on summer vacation in the south of France. He spends his days lazily sunning ...
Style: sincere, touching, sentimental, emotional, contemplative ...
Plot: gay, teenage life, love affair, depression, couple relations, beach, youth, coming out, dysfunctional family, romance, parents and children, fall in love ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: europe, frankfurt germany, brittany, france, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Eban and Charley (2000)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: 29-year-old Eban has retreated home to his parent's house in Seaside Oregon after the dissolution of his teaching job in Seattle. There he courts 15-year-old Charlie and eventually the two start a sexual relationship. As the age of consent in ...
Style: touching, psychological, sincere, sexy, serious ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: gay, beach, friendship, family relations, older man younger man relationship, forbidden love, teenage life, couples, coming out, homecoming, dysfunctional family, parents and children ...
Time: 90s
Place: oregon, seattle, usa, washington d.c., florida ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 5.4
 2K
Love, Bitter (2009)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Turkey
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Eskişehir’de bir üniversitede edebiyat öğretmenliği yapmakta olan Orhan, evlenmeyi planladığı Ayşe ile beklenmedik bir anda yollarını ayırıp İstanbul’a gelir...
Plot: teacher student relationship, husband wife relationship, sexy woman, teacher student sex, love triangle, love story, love interest, love affair, knife wound, threat, university, love ...
Place: istanbul turkey
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
The Way He Looks (2014)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Brazil
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Leonardo is a blind teenager dealing with an overprotective mother while trying to live a more independent life. To the disappointment of his best friend, Giovana, he plans to go on an exchange program abroad. When Gabriel, a new student in town, ...
Style: touching, serious, sentimental, sweet, romantic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: gay, gay teenager, coming of age, teenage love, lgbt, homosexuality, gays and lesbians, blindness, gay couple, friendship, blind character, coming out ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: brazil, sao paulo brazil
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 6.7
 2K
The Falls (2012)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: The Falls is a feature film about two missionaries that fall in love while on their mission. RJ travels to a small town in Oregon with Elder Merrill to serve their mission and teach the words of Joseph Smith. Living together and sharing the ...
Style: touching, sentimental, captivating, psychological, sexy ...
Plot: gay, gay relationship, church, gays and lesbians, hopes, society, missionary, coming out, religion, religious, prayer, romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: oregon, idaho
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Otra historia de amor (1986)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Argentina
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A dynamic young man falls in love with his own boss, a married businessman, with two children.
Plot: lgbt, coming out, bathtub, bicycle, gay husband, husband wife relationship, hugging, closeted homosexual, telephone call, undressing, chess, gym ...
Place: argentina, buenos aires argentina
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 5.6
 406
True Love (2004)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 72 min.
Story: Seven short stories about growing up gay in America and searching for true love.
Style: anthology
Plot: gay, gay interest, gay kiss, coming out, kiss, family relations, teenage boy, blackmail, gay teenager, coming of age, closeted homosexual, one night stand ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
More Than Friendship (2013)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Germany
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Mia, Lukas and Jonas always where like one heart and soul since their earliest childhood. Until three years ago when everything changed. Friendship became love that is well beyond all conventions. A Part of the society feels provoked by such kind of ...
Style: queer cinema
Plot: gay, bisexuality, lgbt, male friendship, barefoot male, love triangle, crying, bisexual man, boat, friendship between men, masturbation, one female two males threesome ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
The Men Next Door (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: This is a fast-paced comedy about a 40-year-old gay man who finds himself dating two equally lovable men - a secure 50-year-old who came out later in life, and an adventurous 30-year-old who wasn't looking for a relationship. What he ...
Style: touching, humorous, captivating, realistic, offbeat ...
Plot: gay, couples, family relations, love and romance, gay relationship, coming out, gays and lesbians, love triangle, thirtysomething life, father son relationship, older man younger man relationship, parents and children ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 5.5
 840
Amphetamine (2010)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Openly gay banker Daniel debates whether to return to Australia or stay in Hong Kong when he meets Kafka, a straight swimming instructor. The young men fall in love, believing that their love can bridge anything, despite their difference in ...
Style: realistic, emotional, captivating, psychological, sincere ...
Plot: drug abuse, gay, love affair, haunted by the past, self discovery, addiction, tragic love, gender, life is a bitch, couples, destiny, romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: hong kong, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Matters of the Heart (1990)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A world-class pianist (Seymour) becomes romantically and sexually involved with her young protege (Gartin).
Plot: teacher student sex, lovers, teacher student relationship, music teacher, piano teacher, older woman younger man sex, brother brother relationship, father son relationship, bed, piano, pianist, drinking ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%