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Via Appia (1989)
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Via Appia (1989)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Romance
Country: Germany
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Frank, a (HIV infected) former Lufthansa steward, goes back to Rio from Germany with a film crew to look for Mario, a young man with whom he had a one night stand. Before Mario departed the morning after, he left a message scrawled in soap on the bathroom mirror: 'Welcome to the AIDS club'. Frank and his director hire a fast talking hustler named José (Guilherme di Padua) to help them to find Mario who seems alway to have just left whenever they arrive. Via Appia is the nickname of a Rio district where male prostitutes hang out...
Plot: aids, hiv, male prostitute, sex, gay, erotica, on the road, criminal, prostitution, homosexual, gay sex, male nudity, bathhouse, flight attendant, cruise, the underworld, male prostitution, masseur, urban legend, selfie, skinny dipping, nude model, human immunodeficiency virus, cruising, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
Place: rio de janeiro, sao paulo brazil

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, sexy, touching and serious films with plots about male nudity, gay, gay sex, homosexual, male prostitute, gay kiss and sex mostly in Drama, Romance and Adventure genres. Some movies like Via Appia: Longing (2003), Shanghai Panic (2002), Nine Lives (2004), It's My Party (1996), Greek Pete (2009). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Longing (2003)
Genre: Romance, Drama, Adventure
Country: Germany
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Cyrus, Tim and Erik were high school buddies and meet again ten years later. They spend the summer together in Brazil. All of them are occupied in dealing with experiences from their past but new developments make them face their inner conflicts and ...
Plot: murder, redemption, friendship between men, male friendship, nudity (full frontal - brief), gay interest, homosexual, gay, cybersex, sex on the beach, pubic hair, gay sex ...
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95%
 5.1
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Shanghai Panic (2002)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: China
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A glimpse into the lives of 4 Shanghai teenagers
Plot: gay, teenager, aids, gay romance, shower, male nudity, hiv, hiv aids, drugs, drug, gay relationship
Place: shanghai, china
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75%
 5.2
 365
Nine Lives (2004)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 74 min.
Story: Lust and dysfuntion come full circle in this collection of nine steamy scenes exploring gay life, sex, addition, drugs and HIV/AIDS as revealed by a latino pool boy, a television writer, a meth dealer and others. As one affair leads into another, ...
Style: realistic, serious, emotional, captivating, sexual ...
Plot: gay, infidelity, coming out, hiv, support group, lifestyle, drug abuse, youth, love and romance, interracial relations, couples, breakup ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, september 11 2001
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
It's My Party (1996)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A gathering of friends. A gift of love. A celebration of life.
Style: touching, sentimental, emotional, humorous, realistic ...
Plot: aids, terminal illness, gay, friendship, death, family relations, euthanasia, lgbt, gays and lesbians, life is a bitch, bittersweet, friends ...
Time: 90s
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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 5.0
 569
Greek Pete (2009)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 75 min.
Story: Just as doctors, lawyers and others strive to reach the top of their professions, Greek Pete (Peter Pittaros) longs to reach the pinnacle of his. The only difference is that he's a rent boy, and the recognition he seeks is a nod from the World ...
Plot: rent boy, lgbt, male prostitute, telephone call, christmas lights, nightclub, cigarette smoking, british, bathtub, gay relationship, male prostitution, home movie ...
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
Hustler White (1996)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Germany, Canada
Duration: 79 min.
Story: Reminiscent of Sunset Boulevard, Hustler White transposes the action from the silver screen's old movie backlots to contemporary male prostitution and the porn industry. Said to be an homage to classic Hollywood cinema.
Style: sexual, sexy, clever, controversial, cynical ...
Audience: teens
Plot: gay sex, satire, nudity (full frontal - brief), bdsm, gays and lesbians, transsexual, gay, crimes, prostitution, sexual relations, strong sexual content, hit and run ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: usa, los angeles, new orleans, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
Green Plaid Shirt (1996)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: the lives of two ordinary men who find love together only to lose it. In an era of easy sex and open relationships they have only two rules: dont fall in love with others and no jealousy. Still rules are made to be broken. Eventually a single act of ...
Plot: gay, painting, masturbation, aids, orgasm, dinner, death of loved one, hugging, party, kiss, homosexuality, bedroom ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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 3K
From Afar (2015)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Venezuela, Mexico
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Lorenzo Vigas’ mesmerizing feature debut examines the struggles of a man petrified by the notion of human contact and intimacy. Armando, aged 50, (played by Pablo Larraín favourite Alfredo Castro in one of his most striking performances yet), ...
Plot: gay, male prostitute, lgbt, hustler, murder, gay bashing, gay sex, informant, father son relationship, beating, theft, anal sex ...
Place: venezuela
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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 161
Return to Go (2000)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 95 min.
Story: No overview found.
Plot: nude beach, gay, hiv, naked in public, homosexuality, male nudity, car accident, male homosexuality, gay sex, gay interest
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 5.4
 186
A Son (2003)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 58 min.
Story: Selim, a young man adrift, is a transvestite and a prostitute who desperately longs for his father's love. Omar, his father, lives a secluded life of grief and has never recovered from the loss of his wife. Like two lonely ships, they pass ...
Plot: gay, gay subtext, gay kiss, soccer ball, cross dressing, money, shared bath, gay parent, birthday, father son relationship, blowing out candle, birthday present ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 7.0
 4K
Sauvage (2018)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Leo is 22 and sells his body on the street for a bit of cash. The men come and go, and he stays right here... longing for love. He doesn’t know what the future will bring. He hits the road. His heart is pounding.
Style: rough, melancholic, suspenseful, suspense, bleak
Plot: male nudity, male prostitute, gay, anal sex, gay sex, violence, torture, blood, hustler, erection, gay kiss, lgbt ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 5.6
 491
Pretty Boy (1993)
Genre: Drama
Country: Denmark
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Nick is a handsome 13-year-old runaway whose search for a family leads him into the arms of male prostitution. While Nick's sexual exploits with strange men keep his pockets lined with cash, the experience does nothing to preserve his waning ...
Plot: male prostitution, runaway, accidental killing, prostitution, gay bashing, male prostitute, homosexual, aids, murder, male nudity, pubic hair, gay interest
Place: copenhagen, copenhagen denmark
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
The Last Match (2013)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Spain, Cuba
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Cuba is not a country for young gays. Teen rent boy Reinier falls in love with a mate in the slum soccer field at their neighbourhood in Havana. Although obsessed with moneymaking to hold up his baby, teen wife and wife's granma, gambler ...
Style: realistic, homoerotic, sincere, touching, serious ...
Plot: male prostitution, gay relationship, gay, gay love, gays and lesbians, love and romance, gay crush, romance, society, gay slur, crush, prostitute ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: cuba, havana cuba
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
The Consul of Sodom (2009)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: Spain
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Fascinating journey through the life and work of the prestigious Catalan poet Jaime Gil de Biedma, both marked by sexuality and eroticism. Charismatic and somewhat eccentric, brilliant intellectual with extraordinary sensitivity and member of ...
Plot: gay, poet, lgbt, gay sex, uncircumcised penis, aids, snow, loneliness, erection, male prostitute, gigolo, male prostitution ...
Place: spain, manila philippines, barcelona spain, the philippines, barcelona
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Longtime Companion (1989)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Longtime Companion follows the lives of a small circle of friends from the first mention of the disease in the New York Times in 1981. First referred to as "Gay-Related-Immune-Disorder," we watch the effect of the disease as it devastates ...
Style: touching, realistic, emotional, serious, contemplative ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: aids, friendship, gay, nudity (full frontal - brief), terminal illness, couple relations, sexual content, friends, couples, life is a bitch, lifestyle, gays and lesbians ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, united states, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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, gay love, closeted homosexual, homosexuality, gay relationship, lust, homosexual, male homosexuality, homoeroticism, male nudity, sexual tension, gay sex ...
Place: argentina
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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Deleted Scenes (2010)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: When 30 something Sean meets Eastern European immigrant Wolf, sparks fly. They return to Sean’s apartment and begin a high energy and hugely sexual affair. What starts as a mere chance meeting slowly evolves into something more. Wolf is easy ...
Plot: kiss, sex, gay sex, pier, drugs, gay relationship, umbrella, male prostitute, male nudity, bondage, cell phone, gay hustler ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 6.0
 526
Night Watch (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: Argentina, France
Duration: 81 min.
Story: A long night's journey into day: Victor, a street hustler in the Santa Fe and Pueyrredón neighborhoods of Buenos Aires, from the evening of November 1, All Saints Day, to the dawn of November 2, All Souls Day. Victor's odyssey takes him ...
Plot: gay sex, police protection, police inspector, male prostitute, hustler, sex in car, gay, gay lead character, gym, drug dealer, homelessness, homosexual ...
Place: buenos aires argentina, argentina
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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 5.5
 353
Good Boys (2005)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: Israel
Duration: 75 min.
Story: Movie follows two young gay hustlers through interwoven stories during a night in Tel Aviv.
Style: queer cinema
Plot: gay parent, gay hustler, homoeroticism, sex standing up, drug addict, sex in a bathroom, brothel, gay relationship, cigarette smoking, dance club, male nudity, gay ...
Place: israel, tel aviv israel
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
House of Boys (2009)
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: Luxembourg, Germany
Duration: 117 min.
Story: A glamorous, colourful coming-of-age story that follows the dramatic journey of Frank, a high school kid in 1984 through an exciting world of sex and music, when his deep new passion is suddenly turned into a struggle for courage, facing a new ...
Style: touching, serious, sentimental, sincere, avant garde ...
Plot: gay, male prostitute, gay teenager, gays and lesbians, terminal illness, aids, youth, fall in love, friendship, life is a bitch, bully, coming of age ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1984
Place: amsterdam, europe, holland, morocco
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
A Touch of Fever (1993)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 114 min.
Story: The story of two young hustlers, Tatsuro and Shin, and her two female friends. Everything seems to work, until the day Shin declares he's in love with Tatsuro.
Plot: male prostitution, coming of age, lgbt, gigolo, prostitution, male prostitute, university student, homosexual, teenager, runaway, gay interest
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 6.8
 3K
Sorry Angel (2018)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 132 min.
Story: A university student and an older, HIV-positive writer strike up a romance in 1993.
Style: atmospheric, captivating, touching, sincere, emotional
Plot: gay, gay relationship, aids, male nudity, love, life philosophy, introspection, forbidden love, bisexual, desire, secret love, tragic love ...
Time: year 1993, 90s, 1990s
Place: paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 6.7
 2K
Strapped (2010)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A routine trick propels a tall, dark, cynical hustler into a series of life-changing encounters in this drama. But this amicable and sexually efficient rent boy begins to look at himself differently when he finds himself lost in a maze-like ...
Style: realistic, psychological, sentimental, captivating, sexy ...
Plot: sex addict, prostitute, gays and lesbians, apartment building, sexual relations, gay, couples, changing lives, sexual perversion, gender, obsession, prostitution ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Movie in collections
 5.8
 110
Heavenly Touch (2009)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Philippines
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Jonard (Joash Balejado) is having trouble making ends meet. His mother is suffering from depression, and he and his sister are forced to quit school in order to take care of her. One day, Jonard meets up his friend Rodel (Paolo Serrano), and Rodel ...
Plot: massage parlor, gay, masseur, massage, gay teenager, drugs, sex, bare breasts, beach, prison, murder, spa ...
Place: the philippines
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
The Witnesses (2007)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Manu arrives in Paris, in the early days of AIDS, at the beginning of the 1980s. He strikes up a friendship with Adrien, a wealthy doctor in his early fifties, who introduces him to Sarah and Mehdi, a young couple.
Style: touching, sentimental, sincere, serious, realistic ...
Plot: gay, aids, friendship, moral dilemma, opera singer, love and romance, siblings relations, sexual promiscuity, gender, gay sex, family relations, childbirth ...
Time: 80s, year 1984, year 1985
Place: paris france, france, europe, marseille, lyon ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 5.9
 812
You & I (2014)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Germany
Duration: 79 min.
Story: Summer in Berlin. Jonas is planning a trip through the little known area of the Uckermark in preparation for a photography project. He invites his best friend, Phillip, to come along. When they pick up a hitchhiker named Boris, the friendship of the ...
Style: psychological, realistic, emotional, captivating
Plot: threesome, gay, summer, road trip, photographer, best friend, homosexuality, gay sex, rivalry, gay relationship, in the closet, male homosexuality ...
Time: 21st century
Place: germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 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, realistic, semi serious ...
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 ⇓
36%
 6.0
 603
The Third One (2014)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Argentina
Duration: 70 min.
Story: After meeting in a chat room, Fede (22) arrives at a downtown building to have an intimate encounter with a gay couple older than him. As the night unfolds, Fede has an intense and telling experience. The next morning finds him different, as if ...
Plot: gay sex, gay, threesome, gay couple, menage a trois, one night stand, internet dating, chat room, gay lead character, male homosexuality, lgbt, gay student ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 6.1
 40K
On the Road (2012)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Romance
Country: France, USA, UK, Mexico, Canada, Brazil, Germany, Netherlands, Argentina
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Dean and Sal are the portrait of the Beat Generation. Their search for "It" results in a fast paced, energetic roller coaster ride with highs and lows throughout the U.S.
Style: road movie, sexy, atmospheric, inspirational, melancholic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: on the road, friendship, road trip, writers, post war, hitchhiker, marijuana, self discovery, lifestyle, adventure, americana, adolescence vs adulthood ...
Time: 1940s, 40s, 20th century, year 1949, year 1950 ...
Place: usa, mexico, alabama, harlem manhattan new york city, virginia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Too Much Too Often! (1968)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 72 min.
Story: When swaggering and conceited teddy boy Mike (played by fleshy-faced BUCK STARR) isn’t combing his wavy hair in a stance reminiscent of The Fonz, he’s latching onto each and every female who crosses his slimy path. The guy is bad news and has ...
Plot: female director, female nudity, blackmail, bare breasts, male prostitute, sex, gay, prostitution, nudity (full frontal - brief), sadist, underwear, homosexual ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%