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Prime Time Soap (2011)
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Prime Time Soap (2011)
Original name: A Novela das 8
Genre: Drama
Country: Brazil
Duration: 105 min.
Story: In Brazil, in 1978, under the dictatorship, the country lives the euphoria of disco fever and the fantasy life of Dancin' Days, a prime time soap. After a fatal incident, Amanda, a high-class prostitute addicted to TV, and her maid Dora, are forced to flee São Paulo to Rio. While Amanda dreams of visiting the Dancin' Days disco, Dora prepares to confront her secret past. Their destinies will eventually intersect with those of João Paulo, a diplomat who feels like a foreigner in his own country, the revolutionary Vicente and his brother Pedro, and the teenager Caio, raised by his grandparents and relying on the support of his friend Mônica as he struggles to be accepted as a gay man. Both youngsters are crazy about disco fever and fascinated by the soap Dancin' Days.
Plot: prostitute, diplomat, disco, dictatorship, revolutionary, love, dancing, gay, journey, coming out, torture, gay teenager, gay sex, best friend, bullying, gay slur, murder, high school, grandfather grandson relationship, coming of age, attempted rape, grandmother grandson relationship, lesbian kiss, gay interest, gay kiss ...
Time: year 1978
Place: rio de janeiro, sao paulo brazil

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, suspense, serious and gay cinema films with plots about gay, gay interest, gay kiss, gay teenager, gay sex, male nudity and coming of age mostly in Drama genres. Some movies like Prime Time Soap: Playing in the Dark (2004), Hard Paint (2018), Lonely Child (2005), Welcome Home, Bobby (1986), Boys to Men (2001). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Playing in the Dark (2004)
Genre: Drama
Country: Brazil
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A revolutionary, fighting against dictatorship in Brazil, is wounded in a gun-fight with the police, and is isolated in another man's apartment, where he meets a young woman who will change his life.
Plot: blindfold, gunshot wound, apartment, neighbor, torture, dictatorship, revolutionary, cemetery
Time: 70s
Place: sao paulo brazil, brazil
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95%
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Hard Paint (2018)
Genre: Drama
Country: Brazil, Netherlands
Duration: 118 min.
Story: While facing criminal charges, Pedro must grapple with his sister's sudden decision to move away and leave him behind. Alone in the darkness of his bedroom, he dances covered in neon paint, while thousands of strangers watch him via webcam.
Style: enigmatic, melancholic, suspense, disturbing
Plot: gay teenager, gay, male nudity, teenager, gay sex, bullying, video chat, life turned upside down, escapades, rivalry, pubic hair, teenage boy ...
Place: brazil
⇓ similarity ⇓
85%
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Lonely Child (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 50 min.
Story: William is constantly shooting video journals of his life to have as souvenirs for himself. Feeling the end of his relationship with Médéric, his young lover, William spends two days camping with him, taking advantage of the situation by filming ...
Style: nostalgic
Plot: gay teenager, homosexuality, coming out, singing, french kiss, first love, tent, acoustic guitar, gay couple, friendship, best friend, coming of age ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
Welcome Home, Bobby (1986)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: When a Chicago teen is arrested for drug possession, the ensuing investigation reveals that he has had sexual contact with an older man. Discovering his sexual encounter, other students start shunning him and call for his expulsion from school. His ...
Plot: coming out, gay teenager, gay, parent child relationship, cabin, brother brother relationship, leather jacket, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, teacher student relationship, gay teacher, bullying, motorcycle ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
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Boys to Men (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 75 min.
Story: A four-part anthology film dealing with homosexuality from the young to the old. Crush, detailing the budding friendship of a 12-year old girl and a 16-year old boy, who bond over their favorite TV program and musical tastes. The Mountain King, ...
Style: anthology
Plot: gay teenager, male prostitute, drug use, gay, crush, gay sex, elderly couple, old age, last rites, hookup, homosexual sex, gay kiss ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
The Flowers of Kirkuk (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy, Switzerland, Iraq
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Cruel politics and intensive love. Najla (N) has just finished her medical studies in Rome. Sherko (S) conceals sick and injured partisans. Mokhtar (M) belongs to the dictator's police. S and M love N, N loves S. When she gets a letter from S ...
Plot: love, torture, self sacrifice, killing spree, runaway, dictatorship, jealousy, execution, murder, police brutality
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
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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: gay teenager, gay, lgbt, black lgbt, male homosexuality, gay slur, gay interest, female nudity, interracial sex, coming out, homosexual, homosexuality ...
Time: 1990s, 90s
Place: africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
All Nudity Shall Be Punished (1973)
Genre: Drama
Country: Brazil
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A rich, spoiled young man encounters a prostitute, and gets confused about the nature of his feelings for her; he can't decide between attraction, and repulsion.
Plot: sex with stepmother, coming of age, teenage sexuality, large breasts, police officer, sexually frustrated woman, male full rear nudity, sexually dissatisfied wife, deep cleavage, nudity (full frontal - brief), bar fight, suicide of wife ...
Place: brazil, rio de janeiro
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
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Marilyn (2018)
Genre: Drama
Country: Argentina, Chile
Duration: 79 min.
Story: Marcos and his family work as ranch hands. While his father and brother handle the heavier tasks, Marcos stays home, close to his mother. Each one has their future laid out before them, yet Marcos bides his time waiting for Carnival, the one moment ...
Plot: homosexual rape, gay teenager, male rape, gay relationship, gay love, carnival, alter ego, gay, teenage boy, violence, rape, cross dressing ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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One Kiss (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Lorenzo, Blue and Antonio have a lot in common: they are sixteen, attending the same class in the same school in a small town in the northeast, each have a family that loves them. And all three, though for different reasons, have come to be isolated ...
Style: flamboyance
Plot: gay student, gay teenager, gay bashing, father son relationship, bullying, love triangle, introvert, death of brother, friendship, hunting, mother daughter relationship, gay slur ...
Place: rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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Fyre (1979)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: After an innocent country girl is violently raped, her family is killed in a car accident before she can come to terms with what happened. As her feelings of shame grow into self-degradation, she turns to prostitution
Style: sexy, realistic, serious, sexual
Plot: disco, prostitute, youth, love and romance, lifestyle, life is a bitch, crimes, teenage life, shot to death, threesome, topless, female nudity ...
Time: 70s
Place: los angeles, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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 453
Backdoor (2000)
Genre: Drama
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Duration: 105 min.
Story: Athens 1966. Dimitris, 13, unexpectedly loses his father. Seeing his pampered mother collapse, the boy gets carried away and decides to skip childhood in order to stand by her. When he feels ready, he has to claim his mother back from an ...
Style: captivating, disturbing, suspense
Plot: stepfather, revenge, teenage sexuality, second marriage, friendship, teenager, coup d'etat, coming of age, first sexual experience, death of father, dictatorship, prostitute ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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Holiday (2014)
Genre: Drama
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Duration: 82 min.
Story: A drama set in turbulent, turn-of-the-millennium Ecuador and centered on a young man who begins to develop complicated feelings for Juano after he saves him from a beating.
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Time: year 1999
Place: ecuador
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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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, gay subtext, depression, gay sex, male nudity, gay, gay kiss, gay interest
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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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.
Style: serious, sad, rough, compassionate, social realism ...
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Time: 2010s
Place: florida, atlanta georgia, miami
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
And Then Came Summer (2000)
Genre: Drama
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Wild Awakening (2016)
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Marcelo Zona Sul (1970)
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⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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Shed My Skin (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany, Austria
Duration: 87 min.
Story: The adolescent Milan discovers his own suspected homosexuality at the age of 17 and the consequences for him and his family but also the liberation as he understands why he has been so down and rebellious.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
I Am Happiness on Earth (2014)
Genre: Drama
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Place: mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Friends Forever (1986)
Genre: Drama
Country: Denmark
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⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Don't Tell Anyone (1998)
Genre: Drama
Country: Peru, Spain
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Based on the alleged autobiography of gay peruvian talk show host Jaime Bailey. Joaquin, a young man from the high class of Lima, deals with problems concerning his sexual identity as a child, then as a teenager pressured by his macho snobbish ...
Style: clever, touching, humorous, sentimental, sincere ...
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Time: 90s
Place: miami, florida, usa, peru
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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Nighthawks (1978)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 113 min.
Story: A gay man is forced to hide his sexuality by day while living his secret life by night. A respectable geography teacher by day; by night, hanging out in London's gay bars, looking for a long-term relationship, but usually encountering only ...
Style: gloomy, sexual, emotional, sincere, psychological ...
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Time: 70s
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⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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 336
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 ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Exiled in America (1992)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A Central American revolutionary is captured and tortured by government forces. He escapes and flees to the US, hiding out in a rural area where he is sheltered by a Christian sanctuary movement. His wife gets a job at a local diner run by one of ...
Plot: torture, exile, revolutionary, diner, butt naked, sanctuary, cia, mooning, hiding place
Place: central america, usa, united states
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 4.5
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Seek (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 76 min.
Story: A shy, budding young writer attempts to shake off the torment of lost love while taking an assignment profiling an alluring club promoter, who reigns over a world of music, lights, and drag queens.
Style: queer cinema
Plot: coming out, gay lead character, cigarette smoking, single, dream, dual identity, disco, applying makeup, newspaper editor, stalking, gay kiss, transsexual ...
Place: toronto ontario canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 6.2
 2K
Shank (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Teenage gang member Cal, hides his sexuality from his fellow gang members despite their often violent dislike of anyone that isn't the same as them, be they unsuspecting shoppers, foreign students, gays, etc. When his world collides with ...
Style: serious, realistic, sexy, captivating, compassionate ...
Plot: gay teenager, gay, gay slur, coming out, gang, gay love, rape, gay bashing, love and romance, gays and lesbians, lgbt, crimes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: britain
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Zamudio: Lost in the Night (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: Chile
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Inspired by the case of Daniel Zamudio, a young man who was brutally beaten in the Parque San Borja of Santiago just for being homosexual. In this story, everyone has something to say but too much to hide.
Style: suspense, touching, suspenseful, tense
Plot: gay slur, gay, lgbt, gay teenager, youth, murder, gay interest, intolerance, teenager, boy, teenage boy, gay sex ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%