Movies like To Die Like a Man

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To Die Like a Man (2009)
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To Die Like a Man (2009)
Original name: Morrer Como Um Homem
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: Portugal, France
Duration: 134 min.
Story: A transvestite tries to erase any past history of herself as a male. Struggling with a young male lover and a problematic son.
Style: atmospheric, bleak, sincere, serious, realistic, stylized, gloomy, offbeat
Audience: chick flick
Plot: transsexual, gender bending, social misfits, moral dilemma, couple relations, misfit, couples, transvestism, lgbt, death, gay, forest, lgbtq, gays and lesbians, showbiz, society, countryside, gender, artists and showbiz, sex, dog, murder, soldier, beach, hospital ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: portugal, europe

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Most similar movies to To Die Like a Man

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, sincere and atmospheric films with plots about society, couples, misfit, social misfits, couple relations, gender and lgbt mostly in Drama, Music and Romance genres. Some movies like To Die Like a Man: Quick Change (2013), The Sea Is Behind (2014), Lisbon Story (1994), Sex My Life (2008), Open (2010). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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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: serious, realistic, emotional, touching, sincere ...
Plot: lgbt, transsexual, against the rules, moral dilemma, rebellion, life is a bitch, couples, transvestism, couple relations, physical appearance, gays and lesbians, male nudity ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: asia, the philippines
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95%
The Sea Is Behind (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: Morocco, France, United Arab Emirates, Lebanon
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Tarik lives in a land without colour, a land where water is contaminated by a strange phenomenon of “water bugs”. Tarik wears make-up and dresses up as a woman. He dances on a cart that is drawn by a dying horse and his father has practically ...
Style: serious, atmospheric, realistic, disturbing, gloomy ...
Plot: social misfits, performer's life, transvestism, family in crisis, misfit, society, gays and lesbians, family relations, bittersweet, gender, lgbt
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: morocco
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86%
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Lisbon Story (1994)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: Germany, Portugal
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Lisbon Story is Wim Wender’s homage to Lisbon and films. A sound engineer obtains a mysterous postcard of a friend who at the moment is filming a film in Lisbon. He sets out across Europe to find him and help him.
Style: realistic, serious, atmospheric, sincere, sentimental ...
Plot: filmmaking, movie business, romance, artists and showbiz, showbiz, amusement park, couple relations, musician, road trip, filmmaker, high society, society ...
Time: 90s
Place: portugal, lisbon portugal, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
 6.7
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Sex My Life (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: Iran
Duration: 76 min.
Story: Tells the story of seven Iranian transgender individuals living in Tehran who live pieces of their own lives on the screen.
Style: serious, realistic, thought provoking, touching, sincere
Plot: transsexual, gender, social misfits, hidden identity, discrimination, family relations, disorder, transvestism, religions or cults, society, dishonesty, parents and children ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: iran, middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
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 4.9
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Open (2010)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: OPEN is a hallucinogenic journey through gender, identity, the body, love and how those can be shared by two people. The film consists of interlocking stories lines- the first about two transwomen in a pandrogynous relationship in which they ...
Style: thought provoking, serious, realistic, psychological, captivating ...
Plot: transsexual, lgbt, gender, love affair, self discovery, couples, human nature, introspection, gender bending, society, gay, pregnant man ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, minnesota, minneapolis minnesota
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60%
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, thought provoking, semi serious, touching, humorous ...
Plot: gender, couple relations, gays and lesbians, social misfits, misfit, sexual relations, love and romance, gender bending, society, looking for love, looking for sex, couples ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: germany
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59%
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Normal (2003)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A Midwestern husband and father announces his plan to have a sex change operation.
Style: realistic, psychological, emotional, serious, sexy ...
Plot: transsexual, gender, gender bending, depression, sexuality, family problems, society, parents and children, unfulfillment, lgbt, small town, lgbtq ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new jersey, illinois, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Something in the Way (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: Indonesia
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Ahmad, a porn obsessed taxi driver from Jakarta, falls for the beautiful young prostitute Kinar and struggles with sexual frustration and misguided piety.
Style: serious, atmospheric, touching, bleak, sincere ...
Plot: prostitute, obsession, social misfits, dull life, misfit, strong sexual content, society, prostitution, religions or cults, unfulfillment, taxi, urban
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: indonesia, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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 5.7
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Restless City (2011)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Tells the story of an African immigrant surviving on the fringes of New York City where music is his passion, life is a hustle and falling in love is his greatest risk.
Style: realistic, atmospheric, captivating, psychological, serious ...
Plot: immigrants, society, city life, social misfits, music, fall in love, love, couples, rivalry, hustler, coming of age, self discovery ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, africa, manhattan new york city, harlem ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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Magic Mirror (2005)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: Portugal
Duration: 137 min.
Story: Luciano, fresh out of jail, was taken by his brother, Flórido, to serve in the home of wealthy Alfreda. He was surprised when she told him that her greatest desire was to see the Virgin Mary. Now comes this rich land owner with her sublime ...
Style: realistic, serious, disturbing, sincere, offbeat
Plot: society, dull life, obsession, dishonesty, religions or cults, cons and scams, social differences, estate, ex convict, released from prison, religion, virgin mary ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: portugal, europe, venice
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
The Portuguese Nun (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: Portugal, France
Duration: 127 min.
Story: A young French actress in Lisbon to shoot a movie is intrigued by a nun she sees kneeling in the chapel where she is filming.
Style: realistic, serious, sincere, atmospheric, gloomy ...
Plot: church, love and romance, lifestyle, filmmaking, culture clash, artists and showbiz, clergy, actor's life, religions or cults, love affair, self discovery, nun ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: portugal, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 7.0
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Little Girl (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy, Austria
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Abandoned in a park, the two-year-old girl Asia is found by Patty, a circus woman living with her husband Walter in a trailer park in San Basilio on the outskirts of Rome. With the help of Tairo, a teenager who lives with his grandma in an adjacent ...
Style: realistic, touching, serious, sincere
Plot: couples, family relations, couple relations, misfit, social misfits, youth, society, disorder, child abandonment, poverty, baby boy, improv ...
Place: europe, rome italy, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 5.6
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The Mountain (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: Norway
Duration: 73 min.
Story: This is the story of Nora and Solveig, a grief-stricken couple on a hike through the mountain range where they had a traumatic experience two years prior. Nora and Solveig are hiking through a snow-covered, rough, but beautiful scenery on a tour of ...
Style: emotional, realistic, serious, atmospheric, sincere ...
Plot: mountain, lesbian relationship, lesbian, couples, family problems, hopes, introspection, haunted by the past, gender, dealing with death, death in the family, couple relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: norway, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
This Is My Body (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Portugal
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Gifted student Antoine goes against his family’s wishes and accepts the lead role in a controversial director’s film. He learns that the role had previously been offered to a young man who committed suicide after an on-set affair – and events ...
Style: atmospheric, serious, realistic, emotional, gloomy
Plot: love affair, artists and showbiz, couple relations, parents and children, family relations, family business, gay, suicide, lgbt, college dropout, dancer, jealousy ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Stories of Our Lives (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: Kenya, South Africa
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Created by the members of a Nairobi-based arts collective — who have removed their names from the film for fear of reprisal — this anthology film that dramatizes true-life stories from Kenya’s oppressed LGBTQ community is both a labour of love ...
Style: serious, realistic, thought provoking, stylized, queer cinema ...
Plot: gender, lgbt, life is a bitch, social misfits, society, gays and lesbians, discrimination, misfit, gay, lgbtq, black lgbt, vignette
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: kenya, africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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Two Drifters (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: Portugal
Duration: 98 min.
Story: After breaking up with her boyfriend, a woman named Odete (Ana Cristina De Oliveira) descends into madness and claims to be pregnant with the child of Rui's (Nuno Gil) late lover, Pedro (João Carreira). As grief-stricken Rui mourns ...
Style: realistic, psychological, emotional, serious, stylized ...
Plot: gay, male nudity, lgbt, breakup, love and romance, gay relationship, obsession, insanity, couples, strong sexual content, solace, gender ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: portugal, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
I Am Not a Hipster (2012)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Things are not looking good for Brook, a young, talented singer/songwriter who has become the clichéd tortured artist. Slow to come to terms with the death of his mother, Brook is self-absorbed, aggressive, and the major obstruction to his own ...
Style: serious, sincere, atmospheric, touching, realistic ...
Plot: music, musician's life, rock, artists and showbiz, coping, parents and children, siblings relations, family problems, creative block, family relations, estrangement, twentysomething life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, usa, san diego california
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Post Tenebras Lux (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: Mexico, France, Netherlands, Germany
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Juan and his urban family live in the Mexican countryside, where they enjoy and suffer a world apart. And nobody knows if these two worlds are complementary or if they strive to eliminate one another.
Style: realistic, serious, atmospheric, psychological, captivating ...
Plot: countryside, family life, society, family relations, cuckold, swinger couple, hopes, couples, couple relations, dream, tragedy, cruelty to animal ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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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: serious, touching, realistic, emotional, avant garde ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: gender, gay, transsexual, male nudity, lgbt, gays and lesbians, sexuality, misfit, couples, looking for love, introspection, fall in love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: sweden, stockholm sweden, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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Dealer (2004)
Genre: Drama
Country: Hungary
Duration: 130 min.
Story: In an impressive follow up to his debut film Forest, Benedek Fliegauf tells the uncompromising story of a day in the life of a drug dealer. His clients include the leader of a religious sect, a friend who needs a final fix, a former lover who has ...
Style: psychological, atmospheric, stylized, serious, realistic ...
Plot: drug abuse, addiction, life is a bitch, estrangement, social misfits, crimes, drug dealing, misfit, overdose, society, criminal heroes, friend ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: hungary, europe
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37%
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Watchtower (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: Turkey, France, Germany
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Haunted by his dark past, a man takes a job as a fire warden in a remote tower in the wilderness, and is inexorably drawn towards a young woman with a terrible secret of her own. (TIFF)
Style: atmospheric, serious, realistic, psychological, gloomy ...
Plot: loneliness, disorder, haunted by the past, human nature, rape, pregnant woman, forest, misfit, confined, social misfits, introspection, isolation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: turkey
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
The Three-Way Wedding (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A play writer entertains the actors of his next play, including his ex-wife and her new lover. Everyone is finding his new place.
Style: realistic, semi serious, atmospheric, psychological, captivating ...
Plot: romance, love triangle, writer's life, couples, artists and showbiz, introspection, playwright, couple relations, society, friendship, rivalry, love and romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe
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36%
I Used to Be Darker (2013)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: When Taryn, a Northern Irish runaway, finds herself in trouble in Ocean City, MD, she seeks refuge with her aunt and uncle in Baltimore. But Kim and Bill have problems of their own: they’re trying to handle the end of their marriage gracefully for ...
Style: realistic, sincere, serious, touching, mumblecore ...
Plot: introspection, family problems, love and romance, crumbling marriage, couples, looking for love, unfulfillment, folk, runaway, couple relations, family relations
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, maryland, baltimore
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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Just the Wind (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: Hungary, Germany, France
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Drawing inspiration from the death-squad murders of several Gypsy families in Hungary in 2008, director Bence Fliegauf's chilling and unforgettable real-life horror story follows a family whose dreams of emigration and escape are suddenly, ...
Style: realistic, bleak, serious, sincere, thought provoking ...
Plot: gypsy, racism, social decay, family in danger, social misfits, realism, society, family life, life is a bitch, murder, secret place, village ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: hungary, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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Our Country (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Set in Milan, where people's lives are invisibly lead by money in its different shapes: too much, too little, stolen, earned, visible and even impalpable. The money flows from one story to the next, from one person to the other, becoming the ...
Style: serious, realistic, bleak, rough
Plot: embezzlement, investigation, law enforcement, crimes, fighting crime, stock broker, dishonesty, misfit, life is a bitch, couple relations, sexual content, male female relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: italy, europe, milan italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 5.0
 734
3 Backyards (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: An executive, a housewife and a youngster spend a day in their Long Island suburban town during the course of one curious autumn day afternoon.
Style: realistic, atmospheric, serious, psychological, tense ...
Plot: society, estrangement, unfulfillment, dull life, suburbs, couple relations, couples, human nature, lifestyle, one day, multiple storylines, sexual content ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 5.7
 515
FAQs (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: After living on the tough streets of LA for a while, India hopes that every gay basher will meet his destiny. In this case Destiny is a black, 6 foot, high heel wearing, gun toting, drag queen with an attitude and a soft place in her heart for ...
Style: serious, realistic, touching, sexy, talky ...
Plot: lgbt, gay, social misfits, misfit, society, best friends, love and romance, social relations, gay bashing, gay erotica, lgbtq, graphic violence ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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: art house, disturbing, psychological, emotional, gloomy ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: transsexual, gender, lgbt, gay, loser, butcher, father daughter reunion, emotional breakdown, gender bending, slaughterhouse, social outcast, psychopath ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1978
Place: frankfurt germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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Madame Satã (2002)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, Music, Romance
Country: Brazil, France
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A story inspired by the life of one of the most remarkable figures in Brazilian popular culture, João Francisco dos Santos (1900-1976). In turn, bandit, transvestite, street fighter, brothel cook, convict and father to seven adopted children, dos ...
Style: rough, serious, emotional, realistic, bleak ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: lgbt, gay, nightclub, ambition, transvestism, performer's life, rise and fall, artists and showbiz, social misfits, gender bending, crimes, society ...
Time: 1940s, 1930s, 20th century
Place: rio de janeiro, brazil, china, arabia
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 5.8
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The Taqwacores (2010)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Three years in the making, this feature documentary follows the progression of the Muslim Punk scene: from its imaginary inception in a novel written by a white-convert named Michael Muhammad Knight to a full-blown, real-life scene of Muslim punk ...
Style: serious, captivating, realistic, thought provoking, uplifting ...
Plot: punk, islam, lifestyle, rebelliousness, social misfits, student life, fighting the system, society, college life, youth, moral dilemma, rock ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: pakistan, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%