Movies like Life and Death 1980

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Life and Death (1980)
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Life and Death (1980)
Original name: Liv og død
Genre: Drama
Country: Norway
Duration: 83 min.
Story: When a married doctor brings home a gay medical student that he's smitten with, his wife goes along and the three try to build a non-traditional relationship. Then society's homophobia intervenes.
Plot: lgbt, gay, violence, female nudity, doctor, male nudity, adultery, bisexual, menage a trois, sexuality, homosexuality, infidelity, gay slur, controversy, gay interest, terror

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Closing Numbers (1993)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Keith, Anna and their son Peter are a close, loving family living in a smart suburban street of a provincial city. Anna is a typical middle-class housewife, filling her day with good works, until one day, when she finds a note that leads to a ...
Plot: gay, lgbt, lgbtq, infidelity, bisexuality, male homosexuality, hiv, aids, female nudity, gay interest, closeted homosexual, bisexual ...
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The Boys in the Band (2020)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 121 min.
Story: At a birthday party in 1968 New York, a surprise guest and a drunken game leave seven gay friends reckoning with unspoken feelings and buried truths.
Style: realistic, heartbreaking, serious, compassionate, queer cinema
Plot: gay, lgbt, homosexuality, gay interest, lgbtq, sexuality, male objectification, friendship, mental health, male nudity, moral dilemma, society ...
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The Male Gaze: Nocturnal Instincts (2021)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, Sweden, Israel, China, Belgium
Duration: 98 min.
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Style: psychological, suspense, disturbing, anthology
Plot: gay, lgbt, lgbtq, gay interest, nightlife, male homosexuality, violence, sexuality, homosexuality, sex party, couples, night ...
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Lakki... The Boy Who Could Fly (1992)
Genre: Drama
Country: Norway
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Surreal tale of a 14 year-old boy who dreams of escaping the loneliness from an unhappy home & sexual abuse (from his mother's boyfriend who is also his school swimming coach). One day his back mysteriously sprouts feathers and he can ...
Style: surreal
Plot: coming of age, male nudity, lgbtq, youth, children, lgbt, school, dog, restaurant, painting, father son relationship, divorce ...
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Open Future (1983)
Genre: Drama
Country: Norway
Duration: 118 min.
Story: A 16 year old boy growing up in the 60's, experimenting with life, sex, drugs and alcohol.
Plot: lgbt, man in underwear, movie theatre, visit, moving, gay interest, drunkenness, student, teacher, artist, school, doctor ...
Time: 60s
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68%
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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, coming out, female nudity, homosexuality, male homosexuality, gay slur, interracial sex, homosexual, gay interest ...
Time: 90s
Place: africa, west africa
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Open Bodies (1998)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 47 min.
Story: Born to a North African father and a French mother, 18-year-old Parisian high school senior Rémi works part-time in an Arab grocery store while studying management and commerce. He responds to a school ad seeking subjects for a film, and Marc, who ...
Plot: gay, lgbt, male nudity, gay interest, gay subtext, coming of age, homosexual, bisexuality, teenager, arab, wig
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Hidden Pleasures (1977)
Genre: Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 95 min.
Story: The plot follows a middle-aged, closeted homosexual banker from a wealthy family, who falls in love with a much younger heterosexual man.
Plot: gay, lgbt, cheating boyfriend, gigolo, cheating wife, banker, female nudity, male prostitute, male nudity, coming out, older man younger man relationship, homoeroticism ...
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Amazing Grace (1992)
Genre: Drama
Country: Israel
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A drama about two families, each with a gay son. Jonathan is splitting from Miki because the more experienced Miki is playing around. Then Jonathan sees Thomas, the son and grandson of his neighbors, who is back in Israel after failing to make it as ...
Plot: lgbt, gay, lgbtq, mother, erotic fantasy, homosexuality, masturbation, male nudity, drugs, aids, israeli, homosexual ...
Place: israel
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I Am Happiness on Earth (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: Mexico
Duration: 122 min.
Story: Emiliano looks at his life with the eyes of a film director, mixing the objective reality with the processes of the artistic creation. The story he is filming flounders with his daily life, until his world is trapped in the lens of his camera. ...
Style: captivating, disturbing, psychological, queer cinema
Plot: gay, bisexual, filmmaker, erotica, lgbt, dancer, erection, gay interest, bisexuality, movie business, male homosexuality, male masturbation ...
Place: mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
An Unusual Affair (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany
Story: Jochen Wenzel, a young teacher, married with two kids, one day surprisingly falls in love with a young male colleague, Tom Leuthner and they begin an unusual affair (= "Eine aussergewöhnliche Affäre"). While Ina, Jochen's wife, ...
Style: touching, suspense, sincere, captivating
Plot: gay, lgbt, gay husband, gay lead character, love triangle, husband wife relationship, extramarital affair, infidelity, fall in love, homosexual, bisexual, gay father ...
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We Are Thr3e (2018)
Genre: Drama
Country: Argentina
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Nacho is an accountant, an average guy. At a party he meets Ana, a recently divorced young woman. Then they meet the charismatic bartender Sebastian, who starts flirting with both of them and they accept his invitation to spend the night at his ...
Style: psychological, art house, disturbing, controversial
Plot: threesome, female nudity, sexuality, sex scene, party, bisexual, gay, lgbt, gay interest, love triangle, love and romance, sexual attraction ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 6.8
 119
Anjos da Noite (1987)
Genre: Drama
Country: Brazil
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Many exotic characters meet in São Paulo night, looking for love and adventure: Malu, a model; Mauro, the drag queen; Teddy, the hustler; Guto, the gay reporter; and Marta, an actress.
Plot: lgbt, prostitution, menage a trois, female nudity, male nudity, nudity (full frontal - brief), gay interest, female impersonator, male objectification, film within a film, bathtub
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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, suspense, suspenseful, bleak ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: gay, male prostitute, male nudity, gay interest, hustler, violence, gay hustler, lgbt, gay sex, erection, sex work, gay love ...
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51%
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So Pretty (2019)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, France
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Four young queers in New York City struggle to maintain their proto-utopian community against the outside world as their lives curiously merge with the 1980s German novel "So schön" by Ronald M. Schernikau.
Style: captivating, sexy, unusual plot structure, psychological, tense ...
Plot: sexuality, transsexual, gay, protest, polyamory, bisexuality, female nudity, nudity (full frontal - brief), male nudity, gays and lesbians, gay relationship, youth ...
Place: new york, usa
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Shiner (2004)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Raising the subtext of "Fight Club" into text, "Shiner" depicts a pair of amateur boxers gratified by punching each others' lights out. Theirs is among a trio of twisted love stories in the narrative feature by 29-year-old ...
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Burlesque King (1999)
Genre: Drama
Country: Philippines
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Harry leaves Olongapo, the former site of American bases, with his best friend James. They end up in Manila where they soon find work as macho dancers in a gay bar run by Mama Odette. Harry has a troubled past -- his American father used to pimp him ...
Style: erotic
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Place: the philippines, manila philippines
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Genre: Drama
Country: Philippines
Duration: 100 min.
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Genre: Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 95 min.
Story: No overview found.
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Genre: Drama
Country: Norway
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Jor and Gerda is a loving couple that lives together in Copenhagen. Jor is trying to make a breakthrough as a writer, without any luck so far. His struggles have caused Gerda to provide for them by selling sexual favors on the street. Jor is filled ...
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Place: copenhagen, germany, scandinavia, hamburg germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 6.4
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That Day (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: Switzerland, France
Duration: 95 min.
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Plot: radio, unfaithful husband, male full rear nudity, female nudity, airport, adultery, male nudity, infidelity, deep cleavage, large breasts, bare breasts, multiple time frames ...
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44%
Suicide Service (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: Norway
Duration: 109 min.
Story: The motivations of two men running an illegal assisted suicide service to help relieve suffering change with the the appearance of two very different women in their lives.
Style: neo noir
Plot: moral ambiguity, euthanasia, murder, love, bisexual, male nudity, cancer, homosexual, gay
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43%
Thirty Years of Adonis (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: Hong Kong, China
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Yang Ke, a Beijing Opera actor, is fatefully driven into the underworld of masculine sex workers, and becomes a class of his own. He finds himself on a roller coaster between heavenly love with both men and women, and a living hell ensnared by ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, psychological, touching, suspense ...
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Place: hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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Manderley (1981)
Genre: Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 103 min.
Story: This is the story of three homosexuals who decide to spend the summer together at the cottage that the parents of one of them have in Santander. The film shows naturally a series of attitudes then considered shocking and even unnatural.
Plot: gay, gays and lesbians, lgbt, male nudity, nudity (full frontal - brief), beach, painting, tarot card, rain, party, gay stereotype, gay interest ...
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42%
Daydream Obsession 2: Infidelities (2004)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: In this sequel to the ever-so-campy, wanna-be gay soft porn, Daydream Obsession, the naked-body-obsessed Clayton (Joseph Dain), whose previous demented daydreams turned to kidnapping and bondage nearly destroyed his friendship in the last film with ...
Plot: gay, jealousy, masturbation, lgbt, infidelity, sexual obsession, nudity (full frontal - brief), obsession, male nudity, gay interest, video diary, camera ...
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41%
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 149
Sagwan (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: Philippines
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Sagwan is a story of an 18-year-old boy named Alfred, whose routinary life as a boatman becomes complicated as he discovers how much more life around him has to offer. His family's haunting dark past inhibits him from living his young life ...
Style: suspense, psychological, queer cinema
Plot: lgbt, gay interest, male homosexuality, gay, murder, seduction, sexuality, troubled past, sexual desire, sexual attraction, self discovery, sexual tension ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
All the Ways of God (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 70 min.
Story: A contemporary evocation of Judas Iscariot trying to escape from his own guilt after betraying his best friend. He wanders into a forest and lost in himself, meets a mysterious young man. The young companion will accompany him on this path of ...
Style: avant garde, queer cinema
Plot: gay, gays and lesbians, skinny dipping, male nudity, lake, waterfall, forest, nudity (full frontal - brief), gay interest, male objectification, female director
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 6.4
 282
We (2003)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A summer trip to Berlin offers a fleeting glimpse into the lives of the country's youth in this vibrant, character-driven drama from director Martin Gypkens. When twentysomething Florian arrives in town to pay a visit to long-lost pal Pit, the ...
Plot: gay interest, male nudity, friendship, lgbt, grownups, unhappiness, coming of age, homosexual, filmmaker, gay, high school friends, homosexuality ...
Place: germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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Boylets (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: Philippines
Duration: 88 min.
Story: School friends who pass the time stealing copper electric wires and steel, betting cash in online computer games and doing sexual services to gay patrons. Krys’ best friend Joef is the leader of the pack and he is turning eighteen and is leaving ...
Style: disturbing, psychological, captivating
Plot: lgbt, gay, male nudity, male male relationship, relationships, gay interest, gay lead character, gays and lesbians, rain, student, drag racing, thief ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
I Promise You Anarchy (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: Mexico, Germany
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Miguel and Johnny know each other since childhood. They are dedicated to skate and have fun. To earn easy money and continue skating, they sell their own blood to a clandestine contact in a hospital. The activity becomes business until a large ...
Style: tense, suspense, unusual plot structure, suspenseful, psychological ...
Plot: gay, lgbt, gay lead character, bisexuality, drugs, gay couple, gay crush, gay teenager, bisexual, gay interest, gay latino, lgbtq ...
Time: 21st century
Place: germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%