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Lost in Paradise (2011)
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Lost in Paradise (2011)
Original name: Hot boy nổi loạn
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Vietnam
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Khoi, a naive twenty-year-old, travels to Ho Chi Minh City from the countryside to begin a new life. It's his first time in the big city and he's looking for a place to live. He befriends Dong, a handsome extrovert who offers to share his apartment. When Khoi goes to check the place out, he meets Lam, who also appears to be living there. Khoi decides to stay, but while he showers, Dong and Lam - who turn out to be boyfriends - run off with all his cash and belongings.
Style: touching, serious, emotional, realistic, gloomy
Plot: gay, gays and lesbians, prostitute, love affair, gay relationship, pimp, mentally challenged, friends, love and romance, gender, strong sexual content, friendship, misfit, love triangle, theft, poverty, beating, naivete, trust, urban, nudity (full frontal - brief), gay couple, gay asian, sex, thief ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: asia, vietnam, saigon

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, touching and sexy films with plots about gay, gays and lesbians, gender, gay kiss, love and romance, gay sex and gay relationship mostly in Drama, Romance and Crime genres. Some movies like Lost in Paradise: Free Fall (2013), Redwoods (2009), Something Must Break (2014), I Want Your Love (2012), Our Paradise (2011). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Free Fall (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A promising career with the police, a baby on the way... Marc's life seems to be right on track. Then he meets fellow policeman Kay and during their regular jogs Marc experiences a never-before-felt sense of ease and effortlessness -- and what ...
Style: atmospheric, disturbing, touching, sexual, sincere ...
Plot: gay, gay love, gay relationship, gays and lesbians, coming out, forbidden love, lgbt, homosexuality, gay slur, fall in love, love affair, strong sexual content ...
Place: germany
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Redwoods (2009)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Both original and incredibly romantic, Redwoods tells the story of an already-partnered man whose love is tested when a mysterious drifter passes through his small Northern California town.
Style: realistic, touching, emotional, serious, sexy ...
Plot: gay, gay relationship, couples, romance, gays and lesbians, love affair, friendship, road not taken, family problems, breakup, lifestyle, love and romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, northern california
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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: touching, serious, realistic, emotional, avant garde ...
Plot: gender, transsexual, gays and lesbians, gay, fall in love, introspection, looking for love, couples, misfit, love and romance, love affair, strong sexual content ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: sweden, eastern europe, stockholm sweden
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I Want Your Love (2012)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 71 min.
Story: After a decade of living in San Francisco, Jesse is forced to move back to his Midwestern roots because he can no longer afford the city. On his final night in the city, friends and ex-lovers gather for a going away party that promises to heighten ...
Style: sincere, touching, serious, realistic, controversial ...
Plot: gay sex, gay love, gay, gender, introspection, friendship, gays and lesbians, friends, hopes, follow your dream, strong sexual content, homosexual ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: san francisco, usa, california, ohio
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Our Paradise (2011)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Vassili is an aged prostitute with killer instincts. He finds an unconscious young man in the Forest of Boulogne and takes him home. Now lovers and accomplices, the two men become a couple in prostitution and steal from their clients. And yet, ...
Style: suspenseful, tense, serious, emotional, sexual ...
Plot: male prostitute, deadly, lifestyle, criminal heroes, lovers on the run, on the run, love affair, crimes, sexual relations, destructive relationship, couples, partners ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: paris france, europe, france, lyon
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Harvest (2011)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Germany
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Breathtaking in its subtle beauty, Harvest is an achingly romantic tale of an innocent but ever increasingly passionate affair that develops between two simple farmhands. Life on a farm is all that sullen teen Marco knows- leading a perfunctory and ...
Style: realistic, emotional, psychological, captivating, sexy ...
Plot: gay relationship, gay, coming out, apprentice, farm, countryside, couples, gender, sexual attraction, coming of age, romance, gays and lesbians ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: germany, berlin germany
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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, captivating, emotional, psychological, serious ...
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
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Weekend (2011)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 97 min.
Story: After a drunken house party with his straight mates, Russell heads out to a gay club. Just before closing time he picks up Glen but what's expected to be just a one-night stand becomes something else, something special.
Style: sincere, touching, emotional, meditative, romantic ...
Plot: gay relationship, gay love, gay couple, gay club, gay, gays and lesbians, lgbt, lifestyle, weekend, one night stand, sexuality, encounter ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 70s
Place: england, europe, london, britain, canada
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Wrecked (2009)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 73 min.
Story: An edgy drama about a gay teen's tumultuous decent into drugs and anonymous sex, Wrecked smashes cinematic taboos while it spins its cautionary tale. Ryan is an earnest 18-year-old trying to develop a career as an actor and getting his life on ...
Style: sincere, touching, serious, suspense, gloomy ...
Plot: group sex, love triangle, impossible love, youth, threesome, love and romance, nudity (full frontal - brief), unfulfillment, gay sex, drugs/alcohol, sex, gay ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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Yossi & Jagger (2002)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: Israel
Duration: 65 min.
Story: A sociological study of two men in the Israeli army who are lovers. The others in the unit react to their situation, suspecting, but not always understanding. One will leave the military soon, a few months away, as a snowy and desolete outpost is ...
Style: emotional, realistic, sincere, compassionate, serious ...
Plot: gay, gay soldier, gay lead character, gay romance, gay relationship, homosexuality, military, romance, friendship, unlikely couple, love affair, military life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 70s
Place: israel, middle east
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Beyond the Walls (2012)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Belgium, Canada, France
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Paulo, a young pianist, meets Ilir, a double-bass player originally from Albania. It's love at first sight. Confronted by Anka, Paulo finds himself out on the street. Despite Ilir's misgivings, Paulo moves in with him. One day, when Paulo ...
Style: realistic, emotional, touching, serious, silent film
Plot: gay relationship, s&m, musician, love affair, gays and lesbians, gender, love and romance, fall in love, gay, homosexual, gay sex, prison ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: belgium
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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
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Angels of Sex (2012)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Spain, Brazil
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Carla and Bruno believe they have answers for everything until Rai appears in their lives, an attractive and mysterious young who lives outside the rules. In this story about love and friendship, boundaries dissolve by the rhythm of funky and break ...
Style: realistic, serious, touching, sexual, sexy
Audience: date night
Plot: love triangle, gay, gay relationship, homosexual, gay sex, bisexual, dancer, infidelity, bisexual man, friendship, sexual attraction, strong sexual content ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: barcelona, spain, barcelona spain
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Ciao (2008)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Two men meet and fall in love under the least joyous of circumstances in this low-key drama from writer and director Yen Tan.
Style: touching, serious, realistic, romantic, queer cinema
Plot: gays and lesbians, friendship, coming out, love and romance, friends, couples, computers and web, opposites attract, gender, gay relationship, couple relations, death ...
Time: contemporary
Place: italy, europe, texas, dallas texas
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100%
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Brotherhood (2009)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Denmark, Sweden
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Former Danish servicemen Lars and Jimmy are thrown together while training in a neo-Nazi group. Moving from hostility through grudging admiration to friendship and finally passion, events take a darker turn when their illicit relationship is ...
Style: serious, emotional, captivating, realistic, sexual ...
Plot: gay, gays and lesbians, racism, friendship, love affair, couples, love and romance, society, unlikely couple, self discovery, tragic love, radical ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: denmark, europe
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100%
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Hawaii (2013)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Argentina
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Eugenio offers his childhood friend Martin a work for the summer. With a game of power and desire a relationship starts to grow that goes beyond their friendship.
Style: touching, atmospheric, stylized, serious, realistic ...
Plot: gay relationship, gay, friendship, gays and lesbians, homoeroticism, gay lead character, reunion, couples, sexual relations, countryside, male homosexuality, childhood friend ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: argentina
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100%
 7.4
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Boys (2014)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 78 min.
Story: BOYS tells the story of Sieger, a sporty, rather quiet 15-year-old boy who discovers love during the summer holidays. Sieger is training in the new athletics team for the national relay championships and meets the intriguing and unpredictable Marc. ...
Style: touching, realistic, sentimental, serious
Plot: gay, gay teenager, teenage love, friendship, gay love, teen angst, gay romance, fall in love, love and romance, teenage life, gay relationship, gays and lesbians ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: holland
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100%
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No Regret (2006)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: South Korea
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Sumin is an orphan trying to balance work in a factory with study at an art college and an evening job. One night, a rich young businessman makes an advance on him during one of his driving jobs. They meet again the next day: it is during a round of ...
Style: sentimental, twists and turns, serious, realistic, sincere ...
Plot: gay, gay teenager, strong sexual content, male prostitute, social differences, forbidden love, love and romance, workplace situations, proposal, prostitute, life is a bitch, gender ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: korea, seoul, asia
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100%
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Like a Brother (2005)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 54 min.
Story: Sebastien is a small town boy who moves to Paris and begins to explore the gay night life there. When a friend from back home calls to announce he's coming to Paris, Sebastien confronts some unrequited feelings
Style: homoerotic, touching, serious, realistic, emotional ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: gay, gay sex, erection, friendship, youth, male friendship, friendship between men, gay relationship, lifestyle, fish out of water, love and romance, aspiring actor ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: france, paris france, europe
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Getting Go, the Go Doc Project (2013)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Too shy to make a proper introduction, a recent college grad devises to shoot a documentary about the NYC nightlife scene in order to meet the go-go guy he’s cyber-obsessed with.
Style: realistic, psychological, rough, captivating, sexy ...
Plot: gay, gay relationship, nightlife, obsession, strong sexual content, filmmaking, go go dancer, gender, gay sex, urban, gays and lesbians, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
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100%
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August (2011)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: August tells the story of two former lovers, Troy and Jonathan, who reunite after a long ago painful breakup. After spending several years in Spain, Troy returns to Los Angeles and decides to phone Jonathan and meet for coffee. A seemingly innocent ...
Style: realistic, sentimental, emotional, captivating, psychological ...
Plot: romance, love triangle, gay, gay relationship, lovers reunited, sex scene, introspection, couples, gender, unfulfillment, infidelity, ex lover ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, usa, los angeles
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The String (2009)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, Tunisia, Belgium
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Malik has a lot on his plate when he returns home to Tunisia after living in France. He's processing his father's death, he can't come out to his mother, and his childhood anxieties have resurfaced. But all of Malik's problems ...
Style: sentimental, emotional, touching, realistic, serious ...
Plot: gay love, gays and lesbians, gay, romance, coming out, homecoming, gender, love and romance, couples, family relations, parents and children, fall in love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, tunisia, paris france
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100%
A Thousand Peace Clouds Encircle the Sky (2003)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Mexico
Duration: 83 min.
Story: A teenager discovers that mending a broken heart is no simple thing in this independent romantic drama from Mexico. Gerardo (Juan Carlos Ortuno), a 17-year-old who has recently embraced his homosexuality, has just parted ways with his first serious ...
Style: touching, emotional, serious, realistic, erotic ...
Plot: breakup, teenage life, unfulfilled love, life is a bitch, losing-it hero, love and romance, romance, obsession, sexual relations, strong sexual content, lgbt, gay ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: mexico, mexico city
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100%
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Antarctica (2008)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Israel
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Set in Tel Aviv, focuses on an interconnected group of friends and their various relationships. At the center is the adorably bookish Omer, about to turn 30, who still hasn't found himself, and his free-spirited best friend Miki, who both end ...
Style: touching, sentimental, serious, realistic, sexy ...
Plot: gay, family relations, hopes, introspection, couple relations, fall in love, love and romance, romance, lifestyle, looking for love, parents and children, strong sexual content ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: israel, middle east, tel aviv israel
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100%
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, couples ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: oregon, seattle, seattle washington, salt lake city utah
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 5.6
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Just Say Love (2009)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 75 min.
Story: Physical attractions appear to be the obvious explanation for two people to become a pair. But are they really the reflection of something sublime, everlasting or dare we say, spiritual? Do relationships start in the bedroom or in the heart? In this ...
Style: touching, contemplative, serious, realistic
Plot: gays and lesbians, love and romance, couples, gay, couple relations, introspection, love affair, gender, lgbt, homosexual, cheating, imagination ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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 6.4
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In Bloom (2013)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A gritty and heartbreaking portrayal of love and loss, In Bloom shows a personal and realistic tale of losing first love. During a tumultuous summer in Chicago, a serial killer terrorizes boystown while two young men experience the pain of ...
Style: serious, touching, emotional, realistic, gloomy
Plot: gay relationship, breakup, gay, drug dealer, looking for love, couples, life turned upside down, romance, gender, love and romance, life is a bitch, wooing ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: chicago illinois, usa
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Romeos (2011)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Germany
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Lukas, 20, is a prisoner in his own body. As a pre-op transgendered person, he is constantly finding himself trapped in uncomfortable, compromising positions. His best friend, Ine introduces him to the gay scene in Cologne where he meets the ...
Style: sincere, emotional, touching, serious, realistic ...
Plot: transsexual, gay couple, gay, gender bending, gender, self discovery, lifestyle, love affair, best friends, youth, adolescence vs adulthood, secret ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: germany, europe
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 5.3
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Whirlwind (2007)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A hot, young and charming man with ulterior motives enters the lives of a tight-knit group of gay men in New York City and at first adds excitement and intrigue to their group, but events soon spiral out of control as he deliberately attempts to ...
Style: emotional, realistic, psychological, captivating, sexy ...
Plot: friendship, infidelity, gay, couples, lifestyle, unfulfillment, gender, manipulation, emotionless, breakup, thirtysomething life, gay relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
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 5.9
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Going South (2009)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 87 min.
Story: In the summer, 27 year-old Sam drives towards the south of France in his Ford. He meets Matthieu and his sister Léa and takes them along in his apparently aimless journey. Matthieu has a crush on Sam and tries to seduce him. Léa is a beautiful, ...
Style: road movie, captivating, serious, realistic, tense
Plot: ocean, gays and lesbians, striptease, friends, love affair, friendship, obsessive quest, introspection, love and romance, intrigue, family problems, dysfunctional family ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, europe
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