Movies like Boy 2012

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Boy (2012)
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Boy (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 48 min.
Story: Boy ('the helper') tells the story of an invisible member of our society, an illegal Filipino cleaner. He has no name. Moving continuously from one location to the other, he is living between being seen and being invisible, between his life with his boyfriend, an erotic dancer, and his role as financial provider of his family back home. All this changes when his boyfriend auditions for a dance-company and one of his employers commits suicide. A charming photographer shows interest in him. He wants him as a model for a photo series.
Style: psychological, tense, sentimental, romantic, sexy, touching, unusual plot structure, melancholic, gay cinema
Plot: gay, gay relationship, gay subtext, depression, photographer, alcohol abuse, gay asian, gay friend, gay lead character, gay youth, gay club, gay interest, love and romance, gay couple, love, lgbt, gay love, youth, romance, lovers, homosexual, fall in love, couples, gays and lesbians, love affair ...
Time: 21st century
Place: netherlands

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out sexy, unusual plot structure, melancholic and psychological films with plots about gay interest, youth, romance, gay lead character, love and romance, gay relationship and gay mostly in Drama, Romance and Action genres. Some movies like Boy: Butterfly: The Adult World (2015), Clayton & Claudia (2015), Are We Ok? (2013), Driving Not Knowing (2015), Boys On Film 7: Bad Romance (2011). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Butterfly: The Adult World (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: South Korea
Duration: 72 min.
Story: This is a story about gay host bar, shedding a more humane light on the hosts and focusing on their stories.
Style: touching, sexy, unusual plot structure, light, sentimental ...
Plot: gay interest, gay, gay relationship, gay couple, love and romance, love, youth, homosexual, gay love, lgbt, gays and lesbians, young lovers ...
Time: 21st century
Place: south korea
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Clayton & Claudia (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Story: Claudia Noon is a struggling booker for a local talent agency in Dallas. While working hard to find her actors work, an old crush from her high school years, Kent Bergman, shows-up at the agency looking for representation. It is obvious that Kent ...
Style: unusual plot structure, melancholic, sexy, psychological, romantic ...
Plot: gay, gay relationship, gay couple, love and romance, gay lead character, gay love, society, youth, gay interest, love affair, love, gays and lesbians ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
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Are We Ok? (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: Turkey
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Temmuz is an openly gay sculptor living at a flat with his dog in Istanbul. He lives a bohemian lifestyle and has a happy go lucky, carefree, eccentric (such as believing in good luck charms) character, frequently distracting him from his work as a ...
Style: psychological, unusual plot structure, sexy, touching, melancholic ...
Plot: lgbt, gay lead character, gay, father son relationship, alcohol abuse, gay slur, friendship, sculptor, depression, love and romance, gay couple, family relations ...
Time: 21st century
Place: turkey
⇓ similarity ⇓
89%
Driving Not Knowing (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: An estranged poet attempts to rekindle a complex relationship with a strung-out musician during a weekend in rural nowhere; their toxic past, however, won't be so easily forgotten.
Style: touching, unusual plot structure, romantic, melancholic, sentimental ...
Plot: drug addiction, gay, love, poetry, love and romance, gay couple, lovers, gay love, fall in love, family relations, romance, love affair ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
87%
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Boys On Film 7: Bad Romance (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 165 min.
Story: Experience an alternative take on attraction with Boys On Film. Bad Romance explores the darker side with a collection of edgy and sexy short films, including: Alain Hain's "Curious Thing" starring Danny Bernardy and Matthew Wilkas; ...
Style: touching, psychological, unusual plot structure, sexy, light ...
Plot: gay, lgbt, gay interest, gay youth, gay couple, love and romance, love, romance, love affair, lovers, gays and lesbians, homosexual ...
Time: 21st century
Place: europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
86%
The hour of Living (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, Switzerland
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Theo goes looking for someone who can tell him about his dad and the person he loved. His quest leads him into the Alps, where George has been living as a recluse for ten years. As they meet, the two men start to make sense of their lives.
Style: melancholic, psychological, touching, sexy, romantic ...
Plot: gay, love, love and romance, gay couple, lgbt, gay lead character, homosexual, couple relations, romance, couples, lovers, gay love ...
Time: 21st century
Place: switzerland, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
Santa Monica (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: Brazil
Duration: 70 min.
Story: A young man is warned by his boyfriend that he is leaving. Melancholia becomes part of his life until his friends take him to parties, amid these adventures, he can finally rediscover happiness.
Style: psychological, romantic, melancholic, touching, unusual plot structure ...
Plot: gay interest, nudity (full frontal - brief), lgbt, male nudity, gay relationship, love and romance, gay couple, gay, homosexual, youth, love, lovers ...
Time: 21st century
Place: brazil
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
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About Us (2017)
Genre: Drama, Romance
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.
Style: melancholic, sexy, psychological, touching, sentimental ...
Plot: gay relationship, lgbt, gay, gay interest, male objectification, gay subtext, depression, male nudity, love affair, love and romance, gay couple, youth ...
Time: 21st century
Place: brazil
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
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What We Have (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 89 min.
Story: What We Have is is the tale of Maurice, a prisoner of his past who is unable to connect with the people in his new Northern Canadian small town, a community that is only too ready to welcome this European misfit into their arms.
Style: unusual plot structure, sentimental, touching, sexy, psychological ...
Plot: gay teenager, gay, male nudity, gay lead character, tutor, gay interest, love and romance, gay couple, gay relationship, teenage love, couples, society ...
Time: 21st century
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
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Westerland (2012)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Germany
Duration: 85 min.
Story: In the midst of a freezing winter on the island of Sylt, Cem comes across Jesús, who is on the verge of committing suicide. The two young men become fast friends, with their friendship unexpectedly threatening to develop into something more. Cem ...
Style: touching, tense, psychological, melancholic, sexy ...
Plot: gay, gay interest, gay subtext, lgbt, gay couple, love, couple relations, mental illness, male nudity, love and romance, gays and lesbians, young lovers ...
Time: 21st century
Place: germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
One Night Only (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: South Korea
Duration: 67 min.
Story: NIGHT BUG (dir. by Kim Tae-Yong) Han-Jae meets gay men at a bar in Jongno District, Seoul. He first meets them through an internet site. Once they get drunk, Han-Jae steals their money. He is accompanied by Hoon and pretends he is his boyfriend. ...
Style: touching, romantic, sincere, melancholic, unusual plot structure ...
Plot: lgbt, gay, boyfriend, gay lead character, asian, gay relationship, love and romance, gay couple, young lovers, couple relations, romance, youth ...
Time: 21st century
Place: korea, south korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
Where Horses Go to Die (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 67 min.
Story: Daniel is an artist who has lost his desire to paint. An unexpected meeting with three « working girls » one evening marks the beginning of a surreal adventure. Later that night, the wildest dreams and the worst nightmares of his three new muses ...
Style: touching, melancholic, romantic, psychological, sexy ...
Plot: gay, gay interest, male nudity, painter, gay couple, love affair, youth, lifestyle, love and romance, gay relationship, couple relations, gays and lesbians ...
Time: 21st century
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
 6.5
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Euphoria (2018)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Matteo is a young successful businessman, audacious, charming and energetic. Ettore instead, is a calm, righteous, second grade teacher always living in the shadows, still in the small town from where both come from. They’re brothers but with two ...
Style: sexy, touching, sentimental, unusual plot structure, romantic ...
Plot: nudity (full frontal - brief), gay, love and romance, gay relationship, gay couple, gay lead character, couples, lgbt, gay love, young lovers, love affair, love interest ...
Time: 21st century
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
 7.5
 92
Coming Out (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
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Story: The explosive lives, loves and losses of an intermingled group of Montréalers are explored as they confront the subject of difference. Managing a modern relationship can be a mess. Single? Attached? Married? Divorced? Open? Closed? The most common ...
Style: sexy, psychological, romantic, melancholic, unusual plot structure ...
Plot: gay, lgbt, gay relationship, gay couple, love and romance, society, gay interest, family relations, youth, homosexual, fall in love, couple relations ...
Time: 21st century
Place: montreal, canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
 7.0
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Method (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: South Korea
Duration: 82 min.
Story: A seasoned actor and a pop star are cast as leads in a gay romantic play. As the actor teaches the pop star method acting, the line between fiction and reality is blurred and they become drawn to each other.
Style: melancholic, unusual plot structure, sexy, romantic, psychological ...
Plot: gay, age difference, gay relationship, obsession, infidelity, love triangle, jealousy, love affair, love and romance, gay love, society, gay lead character ...
Time: 21st century
Place: south korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
Remarkable Shades of Gay (2016)
Genre: Action, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 126 min.
Story: Remarkable Shades of Gay is a compilation of 9 short films shot by award winning LGBTQ director William Branden Blinn between 2008 and 2014. Included in the compilation are Thirteen or So Minutes... (2008); Chased (2009); Never or Now (2013); ...
Style: touching, romantic, melancholic, sentimental, unusual plot structure ...
Plot: lgbt, gay, gay interest, gay couple, gay relationship, love and romance, fall in love, gays and lesbians, couple relations, homosexual, romance, youth ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
People You May Know (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA, Spain
Duration: 101 min.
Story: 'People You May Know' tells the story of four friends in their 40s in Los Angeles. All them will have to confront a new reality when Delia gets pregnant from Joe, her best friend who happens to be gay.
Style: melancholic, sentimental, romantic, unusual plot structure, sexy ...
Plot: gay, male nudity, long distance relationship, gay interest, love and romance, gay couple, couples, lgbt, gays and lesbians, romance, lovers, gay relationship ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
Queen Antigone: Three Acts (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: Greece, Germany
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Brother and sister live in Athens; then they start a road trip.
Style: avant garde, touching, romantic, sentimental, melancholic ...
Plot: gay, dying father, brother sister relationship, sibling, male nudity, bullying, nudity (full frontal - brief), love and romance, gay couple, couple relations, gay relationship, romance ...
Time: 21st century
Place: europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
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Venus in the Garden (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: Greece, Germany
Duration: 63 min.
Story: Mid-summer heatwave. Nikos and Alain, two male prostitutes and a female pimp, Monica, get tangled in a peculiar relationship after meeting in a dark street called POUTANA. They fall in love, play with guns and talk about card games, money and ...
Style: homoerotic, avant garde, sentimental, unusual plot structure, melancholic ...
Plot: gay, avant-garde, nudity (full frontal - brief), male nudity, gay interest, homoeroticism, male objectification, love and romance, gay couple, gay lead character, romance, lovers ...
Time: 21st century
Place: europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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Longing Nights (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: Spain, Portugal
Duration: 70 min.
Story: Aitana, Pierrick, Rita and Jorge are all in their twenties and all look for ways to make their nights in the city of Madrid a little less lonely. Aitana is a sweet girl trapped in a men’s body; Pierrick is a cute French gay; Rita doesn't ...
Style: sexy, melancholic, psychological, touching, romantic ...
Plot: gay, lgbt, prostitution, drugs, prostitute, male nudity, gay interest, gay couple, love and romance, gay relationship, couples, romance ...
Time: 21st century
Place: europe, madrid
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
Right to Believe (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Tony Morris (Christopher Hunt) is a local newspaper reporter who is demoted to writing for his paper’s community section after his credibility is falsely called into question. Little does Tony know that his first assignment in his new role ...
Style: christian film, psychological, sexy, touching, unusual plot structure ...
Plot: gay, husband wife relationship, gay slur, homophobe, christian propaganda, homosexual, bible, christianity, christian, newspaper editor, homosexuality, discussion ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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I Miss You (2019)
Genre: Drama
Country: Bolivia, USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Following his son Gabriel’s death, Jorge travels from conservative Bolivia to New York City to confront Gabriel’s boyfriend Sebastian. While the two battle over Jorge’s inability to accept his son, Sebastian channels his grief into a bold new ...
Style: lgbt cinema, sexy, sentimental, romantic, melancholic ...
Plot: gay, gay interest, acceptance, lgbt, male nudity, suicide, father son relationship, gay slur, coming out, gay lead character, death of partner, gay culture ...
Place: new york, bolivia
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 6.4
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Coming Out (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Yo is a gay college student who doesn't have the courage to come out to his friends and family.
Style: unusual plot structure, tense, melancholic, sexy, psychological ...
Plot: gay, coming out, gay subtext, lgbt, coming of age, youth, teenager, sexuality, unrequited love, homosexual, young man, sexual repression ...
Time: 21st century
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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Seven Lucky Gods (2014)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Albania, UK
Duration: 102 min.
Story: An illegal immigrant from Albania infiltrates the lives of a group of Londoners with devastating consequences.
Style: psychological, sexy, touching, romantic, unusual plot structure ...
Plot: gay subtext, gay, illegal immigrant, gay for pay, handicapped, gay interest, gay hustler, sexless marriage, gay couple, love and romance, homosexual, fall in love ...
Time: 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 5.7
 75
Trade (2019)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Trade tells the story of two men, one a streetwise hustler, the other a straight-laced lawyer, who meet and form a relationship that brings to light who they really are. Inspired by the book "Boulevard Girls" by David Kaye.
Style: unusual plot structure, melancholic, sentimental, psychological, sexy ...
Plot: lgbtq, transsexual, love, sex scene, gay couple, gay, romance, love affair, love and romance, lovers, gay relationship, gays and lesbians ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
End of the Century (2019)
Genre: Drama
Country: Argentina
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Two men meet in Barcelona and after spending a day together they realize that they have already met twenty years ago.
Style: sexy, romantic, unusual plot structure, melancholic, sentimental ...
Plot: gay, cruise, tourist, gay lead character, lovers, lgbt, flashback, male nudity, latin, memory, gay interest, gay erotica ...
Time: 21st century, future
Place: madrid, barcelona
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Nobody's Watching (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: Argentina, Spain, Colombia, Brazil, USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Nico is a young Argentine actor fighting to build a career in the US, without assistance, or connections, never too far from heart-breaking failure, but often blinded by the mirage of immediate success.
Style: sexy, psychological, sincere, tense, captivating ...
Plot: gay club, gay, gay latino, gay friend, gay asian, actor, gay lead character, ex lover, gay interest, immigrants, love, youth ...
Time: 21st century
Place: new york, buenos aires argentina
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 5.6
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Last Summer (2013)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 73 min.
Story: Luke and Jonah, two high school sweethearts, spend their final days together over the course of a long, quiet summer in the rural American South, contemplating their uncertain future and the uncertain future of America.
Style: touching, sexy, psychological, melancholic, unusual plot structure ...
Plot: gay, small town, countryside, coming of age, teenage boy, gay lead character, gay relationship, gay interest, summer, gay couple, love and romance, love ...
Time: 21st century
Place: alabama
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 5.0
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To Heaven (2012)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Argentina
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Shy teenager Andrés lives in the Argentine city of La Plata and cycles between school, work and home listening to punk rock. One night he finds out that his idol, the lead singer of his favorite band, has committed suicide. His religious mother is ...
Style: romantic, psychological, melancholic, sexy, sentimental ...
Plot: gay teenager, gay, coming of age, punk band, gay youth, grandmother grandson relationship, gay son, church, gay couple, love and romance, mother son relationship, gay love ...
Time: 21st century
Place: argentina
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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Share (2011)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Philippines, Germany
Duration: 95 min.
Story: The rich yuppie Rene (played by superstar Paolo Rivero) lives in his grandmother's house, which he loves and adores. His driver Levi (Kristofer King, the new idol of the Philippine screen) lives in the house, too. Rene focuses on his career ...
Style: sexy, romantic, melancholic, touching, unusual plot structure ...
Plot: gay, friend, beach, closeted homosexual, erotica, gay sex, love and romance, gay couple, fall in love, gay lead character, gay interest, society ...
Time: 21st century
Place: the philippines
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