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LAID: Life as It's Dealt (2012)
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LAID: Life as It's Dealt (2012)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A young male escort falls for the "girl next door", only to find himself caught between two colliding worlds.
Style: touching, sexy, sincere, light, captivating
Plot: boyfriend girlfriend relationship, friend, gay, college, family relations, male female relationship, secret, bisexual, mexican, triangle, coming of age, sex, road trip, money, escort, korean, debt, cafe, daughter, birthday party, girl next door, male male relationship, condom, improv, generation y ...
Place: chicago illinois

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out sincere, touching, realistic and sexy films with plots about love and romance, family relations, youth, friendship, coming of age, kiss and couples mostly in Drama, Romance and Comedy genres. Some movies like LAID: Life as It's Dealt: Off Shore (2011), Dream On (2013), Harry + Max (2004), The Conrad Boys (2006), Christmas at the Plaza (2019). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Off Shore (2011)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Germany
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Andi has come to Fuerteventura to see his estranged father Chris, who left the family years ago to live on the island and hasn't been heard from since. The local surfer clique welcomes Andi with open arms and he quickly falls for surfing ...
Style: suspenseful, touching
Plot: gay, secret, family relations, friend, family secret, romantic triangle, love triangle, father son relationship, estranged father, friendship, gay interest, gay relationship ...
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 5.1
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Dream On (2013)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 94 min.
Story: The course of true love does not run smoothly for two young lads at Norman's Cozy campsite on the Welsh coast in the mid 80s. Two English holiday-makers, Paul, an innocent northerner from Rochdale, and George, a jack the lad, nervy young man ...
Style: light, sincere, sentimental, touching, psychological
Plot: gay, family relations, runaway, gay teenager, domineering mother, summer vacation, best friend, teenage boy, gay relationship, coming of age, mother son relationship, gay interest ...
Time: 80s, year 1988
Place: wales
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Harry + Max (2004)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 74 min.
Story: Two brothers, 23 and 16, who are both teen idols, come to terms with their dysfunctional family past and deep affection for each other.
Style: emotional, touching, captivating, serious, realistic ...
Plot: gay, dysfunctional family, incest, siblings relations, sexual relations, teenage life, gender, romance, lifestyle, family relations, alcohol abuse, bisexuality ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
The Conrad Boys (2006)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: After his mother dies, 19-year-old Charlie Conrad skips college to raise his 9-year-old brother, Ben, in this moving drama. But the heavy responsibility soon causes Charlie to yearn for a normal life. Things start to look up when he embarks on a ...
Style: touching, realistic, serious, sincere, sexy ...
Plot: gay teenager, family relations, college, dysfunctional family, family problems, love and romance, mysterious character, youth, child as adult, longing, estrangement, couples ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
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How Not to Disappear Completely (2015)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 74 min.
Story: 'How Not To Disappear Completely' follows a week in the life of a young photographer Tom as he returns to London after spending two years traveling in India. Tom is at a crossroads in his life. A stranger in the cold hard city, he ...
Style: melancholic, psychological, touching, sincere
Plot: family relations, half brother half sister relationship, secret, father son relationship, fear, death of father, friend, depression, ex boyfriend ex girlfriend relationship, commitment, grownups, love ...
Place: london, india
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Christmas at the Plaza (2019)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: With Christmas approaching in New York City, historian Jessica is hired to create an exhibition honoring the history of Christmas at The Plaza Hotel. When she is paired with Nick, a handsome decorator, they wind up enjoying a host of holiday ...
Style: melancholic, semi serious, sincere, touching, humorous ...
Plot: christmas, love, romance, couples, youth, family relations, couple relations, love and romance, friends, businessman, historian, christmas movie ...
Place: manhattan new york city, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
Race You to the Bottom (2005)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 73 min.
Story: Nathan and Maggie are in the throes of a passionate affair. They're young, good-looking, and both have boyfriends. When Nathan is assigned to write a travel article on romantic hot-spots in Napa Valley, these unconventional lovers test the ...
Style: realistic, serious, touching, sincere, sexy ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: infidelity, self discovery, love affair, love triangle, on the road, destructive relationship, couples, journalism, youth, lifestyle, young lovers, romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, california, los angeles, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
Beautiful Something (2015)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Four diverse gay men navigate art, sex and love in one sublime night.
Style: sexy, unusual plot structure, melancholic, psychological, sincere ...
Plot: gay, gay subtext, love, homosexual, gay interest, male nudity, love and romance, romance, couples, youth, society, writer's life ...
Time: 21st century
Place: philadelphia, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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Love and Debate (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A girl goes to Harvard and joins the debate team. She has to deal with a ton of issues, from boyfriends, to ethnicity, to religion, to sexual assault.
Style: humorous, captivating, light, feel good, semi serious ...
Plot: competition, roommate, love affair, rivalry, ambition, romance, coming of age, college life, family relations, youth, rehabilitation, debate ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: florida, miami
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 6.5
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One Week (2000)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A soon-to-be groom learns that he may have contracted HIV. Waiting a full seven days for the test results turns out to be the most hectic week of his life.
Style: touching, psychological, sincere, serious, realistic ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: love and romance, destiny, couples, haunted by the past, terminal illness, coming out, friendship, rich and poor, society, buddies, life is a bitch, hopes ...
Time: future
Place: chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 5.4
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Promises (2017)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Latchkey kids lose touch when one of them moves away, only to reconnect years later without realizing it, having changed their names to escape their pasts. Once they realize who each other are; they are able heal the wounds of their pasts.
Style: sincere, serious, realistic, captivating, affectionate
Plot: love, past, loyalty, friend, promise, lovers, fight, devotion, secret, fan, dating show, convention ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Four Sheets to the Wind (2007)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: After his father's untimely suicide, Cufe leaves his home in a Native American reservation in search of a more fulfilling life.
Style: sincere, touching, realistic, serious, gloomy
Plot: family relations, dysfunctional family, last wish, estrangement, family problems, parents and children, husband wife relationship, death in the family, starting over, coming of age, unfulfillment, dealing with death ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: oklahoma, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
All Summers End (2017)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A teenager tries to deal with his guilty conscience after his role in a prank that causes the death of his girlfriend's older brother.
Style: psychological, sincere, touching, rough, contemplative
Plot: small town, death of brother, coming of age, confession, young love, working mom, absent father, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, love, peer pressure, prank gone wrong, kiss ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Eban and Charley (2000)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: 29-year-old Eban has retreated home to his parent's house in Seaside Oregon after the dissolution of his teaching job in Seattle. There he courts 15-year-old Charlie and eventually the two start a sexual relationship. As the age of consent in ...
Style: touching, sincere, psychological, sexy, sexual ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: gay, older man younger man relationship, beach, friendship, family relations, forbidden love, teenage life, romance, coming out, homecoming, parents and children, dysfunctional family ...
Time: 90s
Place: oregon, seattle, usa, washington d.c., ireland ...
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47%
Edge of Seventeen (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A gay teenager finds out who he is and what he wants, who his friends are, and who loves him, in this autobiographical tale set in middle U.S. in the 1980s. Growing up, learning about life, love, sex, friends, and lovers.
Style: realistic, sexy, sexual, touching, semi serious ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: gay teenager, homosexuality, coming of age, lgbt teen, gay, gays and lesbians, first gay sexual experience, high school, lgbt, coming out, gay sex, teenage love ...
Time: 80s, year 1984
Place: ohio, usa, midwest, new jersey, new york
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46%
Defying Gravity (1997)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: John Keitel wrote the film based on his personal undergraduate experience and filmed campus footage in the neighborhood and environs surrounding his graduate film school alma mater USC.
Style: touching, sexual, sincere, sexy, realistic ...
Plot: gay, gays and lesbians, friendship, coming out, college, self discovery, gay teenager, siblings relations, couple relations, family relations, friends, couples ...
Time: 90s
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The Journey of Jared Price (2000)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: "The Journey of Jared Price" is a gay-themed coming-of-age 2000 film written, produced and directed by Academy Award winner Dustin Lance Black. Black won the Oscar award for Best Original Screenplay for "Milk". The Journey of ...
Style: emotional, touching, sincere, sentimental, sexual ...
Plot: gay teenager, gay, gay pornography, fall in love, self discovery, couples, youth, friendship, teenage life, couple relations, prostitute, coming of age ...
Time: 90s
Place: california, usa, southern california, santa monica california, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 4.9
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Happy Birthday (2002)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: As a common birthday approaches, five very different people are faced with very similar problems. Jim, a gay, overweight telemarketer (for a weight loss program) faces his self esteem issues. Ron, is a minister who preaches about conversion but ...
Style: touching, sincere, realistic, serious, sexy ...
Plot: looking for love, introspection, youth, friendship, life is a bitch, love and romance, romance, hopes, deportation, sexual relations, gay, secret ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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Gabi on the Roof in July (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: An ambitious painter on the verge of a big break confronts his moral decay when his idealist, hell-raising, younger sister comes to stay with him in New York City for the summer.
Style: humorous, emotional, contemplative, light, captivating ...
Plot: romance, follow your dream, introspection, battle of the sexes, youth, lifestyle, couples, family relations, college, relationship vs career, human nature, coming of age ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york
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Autoerotic (2011)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 72 min.
Story: Autoerotic follows four interconnected Chicago couples as they explore the boundaries of self-pleasure and sexual exploration. Through a unique blend of outrageous comedy and in-your-face sex, Autoerotic insightfully illuminates the private sexual ...
Style: sexy, mumblecore, psychological, captivating, emotional ...
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: chicago illinois, illinois, usa
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Genre: Drama, Romance
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Duration: 120 min.
Story: An anthology of four stories that sheds light on modern relationships from the viewpoint of the Indian woman.
Style: anthology, touching, sincere, captivating, tense ...
Plot: vengeance, parents and children, college, betrayal, family relations, dishonesty, friendship, fall in love, family, disorder, danger, youth ...
Place: india
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41%
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Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Michael, a young mechanic, is forced to choose between a daring tryst with an alluring stranger and the habitual comfort of his bittersweet obsession: his beautiful young roommate.
Style: sincere, sexy, captivating, light, contemplative ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
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Time: contemporary
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41%
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Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 84 min.
Story: We’re in the middle of a heat-wave in Fenland England. Goob Taylor has spent each of his sixteen summers helping Mum run the transport cafe and harvest the surrounding beet fields. When Mum shacks up with swarthy stock-car supremo and ladies’ ...
Style: realistic, sentimental, captivating, emotional, touching ...
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40%
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The Lost City (2005)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
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Story: In Havana, Cuba in the late 1950's, a wealthy family, one of whose sons is a prominent nightclub owner, is caught in the violent transition from the oppressive regime of Batista to the Marxist government of Fidel Castro. Castro's regime ...
Style: touching, captivating, stylized, sincere, serious ...
Plot: revolution, politics, nightclub, fidel castro, rebellion, love and romance, idealism, family problems, dictatorship, chaos, political unrest, hopes ...
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Genre: Drama, Romance
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Style: touching, sentimental, emotional, humorous, semi serious ...
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Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Jenna, a former professional dancer, uses ballet to help a hockey player get back on the ice.
Style: captivating, light, entertaining
Plot: ballet teacher, love and romance, love affair, love story, fall in love, help, in love, relationships, male female relationship, couple relations, love interest, boyfriend girlfriend relationship ...
Place: new york
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Happy Birthday, Gemini (1980)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Based on the off-Broadway smash of the 1970's; a poor Harvard student's romance with a girl hits a rough spot when he realizes , on his 21st birthday, that he's in love with her brother.
Style: sexy, talky, erotic, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
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Time: 70s
Place: harvard university, philadelphia
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
A Home at the End of the World (2004)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Three friends form a bond over the year, Johnathan is gay, Clare is straight and Bobby is neither, instead he loves the people he loves. As their lives go on there is tension and tears which culminate in a strong yet fragile friendship between the ...
Style: touching, sincere, emotional, depressing, intense ...
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Time: 80s, 60s, 20th century, 70s, 1960s ...
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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, lgbt, self discovery, lifestyle, love affair, best friends, youth, adolescence vs adulthood ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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