Movies like My Best Friend

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My Best Friend (2018)
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My Best Friend (2018)
Original name: Mi mejor amigo
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Argentina
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Lorenzo is a teenager who lives in Patagonia. One day his family receives in his house to Caíto, the son of some friends who are going through a serious family situation and can not take care of him. He is a complicated kid and has difficulty adapting to the new home. Despite the differences, a unique friendship arises between them. Each has much to learn from the other. Caito, still with his things, has that share of rebellion that Lorenzo needs to break the strict molds in his head and to let his most repressed instincts and passions flow. Home life becomes chaotic but vital and engaging. Caíto is much more than a troublesome boy: he is someone who forces Lorenzo's parents to reopen a dark chapter of their past that they would rather not remember.
Style: tragicomedy, romantic, sexy, enigmatic, semi serious
Plot: gay teenager, gay, lgbt, teen angst, teenage sex, teenage boy, teenage love, youth, teenage protagonist, nature, coming of age, teenager, friendship between boys, coming out, family life, friendship between men, best friend, acceptance, male friendship, bad attitude, sexual tension, homosexual, camp, boy, closet ...
Place: argentina

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Most similar movies to My Best Friend

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out touching, realistic, sincere and serious films with plots about gay, gay teenager, gay kiss, friendship, lgbt, teenage boy and coming of age mostly in Drama, Romance and Comedy genres. Some movies like My Best Friend: Boys (2014), Heartstone (2016), The Way He Looks (2014), Call Me by Your Name (2017), I Am Jonas (2018). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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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, captivating ...
Plot: gay, gay teenager, teenage love, gay love, friendship, gay romance, gay athlete, gay relationship, gays and lesbians, friends, teen angst, fall in love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: holland
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86%
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Heartstone (2016)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Iceland, Denmark
Duration: 129 min.
Story: A remote fishing village in Iceland. Teenage boys Thor and Christian experience a turbulent summer as one tries to win the heart of a girl while the other discovers new feelings toward his best friend. When summer ends and the harsh nature of ...
Style: thought provoking, disturbing, captivating, psychological, epic
Audience: kids
Plot: lgbt teen, gay teenager, bed wetting, first love, lgbt, gay, friendship, teenage boy, nature, unrequited love, coming of age, male male kiss ...
Place: iceland
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Way He Looks (2014)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Brazil
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Leonardo is a blind teenager dealing with an overprotective mother while trying to live a more independent life. To the disappointment of his best friend, Giovana, he plans to go on an exchange program abroad. When Gabriel, a new student in town, ...
Style: touching, serious, sentimental, sweet, romantic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: gay, gay teenager, coming of age, teenage love, homosexuality, blindness, lgbt, gay couple, coming out, friendship, gays and lesbians, blind character ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: brazil, sao paulo brazil
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Call Me by Your Name (2017)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Italy, France, USA, Brazil
Duration: 132 min.
Story: Elio Perlman is spending the summer with his family at their vacation home in Lombardy, Italy. When his father hires a handsome doctoral student, the curious 17-year-old finds himself developing a growing attraction to the young man.
Style: gay cinema, touching, sincere, homoerotic, disturbing ...
Plot: gay, summer, first love, lgbt, gay teenager, gay relationship, gay love, teenage boy, sexual tension, gay romance, homosexuality, homosexual ...
Time: 80s, year 1983
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
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I Am Jonas (2018)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 82 min.
Story: When Jonas was 14 he met the charismatic but mysterious Nathan. In addition to guiding him in his sexuality, Jonas soon confronts something dark and even dangerous about his new friend. Now an attractive, sexually assured adult, memories still haunt ...
Style: melancholic, suspense, sincere, touching
Plot: gay, male homosexuality, gay relationship, gay teenager, teenage boy, gay club, homosexuality, life is a bitch, love and romance, gay youth, multiple time frames, aggression ...
Time: 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.9
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Seashore (2015)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Brazil
Duration: 83 min.
Story: A lonely beach on the southernmost coast of Brazil is the scene for two friends, on the brink of adulthood, to explore their understanding of themselves and one another. Martin (Mateus Almada) has been sent by his father to retrieve what appears to ...
Style: emotional, touching, realistic, talky, sincere ...
Plot: gay teenager, gay, gay romance, love, homosexuality, romance, gay sex, friendship, secret love, couples, character study, camping ...
Place: brazil
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.6
 2K
Akron (2015)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Benny, a college freshman at the University of Akron, Ohio meets and falls for fellow freshman Christopher at a football game. With the support of their families and friends they embark on a new relationship. But a tragic event in the past involving ...
Style: talky, atmospheric, emotional, touching, captivating ...
Plot: gay teenager, gay, gay couple, gay relationship, gay romance, gay student, gay sex, tragic event, love, character study, introspection, love and romance ...
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Esteros (2016)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Argentina, Brazil, France
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Matias and Jeronimo know each other since childhood. Their friendship takes a new turn during the holiday before starting high school when they both experience their sexual awakening.
Style: captivating, light, sincere, sentimental
Plot: gay, friendship, closeted gay, homoeroticism, puberty, love, homosexuality, childhood friend, self acceptance, memory, gay sex, male homosexuality ...
Place: argentina
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 2K
Jitters (2010)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Iceland
Duration: 93 min.
Story: An unexpected first kiss causes Gabriel to feel the electrifying "jitters" of love and lust with the free-spirited Marcus; a perfect way to end a Summer studying abroad. Realizing he is gay, Gabriel returns home and is immediately ...
Style: psychological, captivating, emotional, realistic
Plot: gay teenager, first love, gay, friendship between boys, teenage life, couples, bisexuality, friendship, crush, house party, rivalry, society ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: iceland, manchester, manchester england
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.1
 112
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: melancholic, sentimental, sexy, romantic, touching ...
Plot: gay teenager, gay, coming of age, punk band, gay youth, gay son, grandmother grandson relationship, church, gay couple, love and romance, lgbt, escapades ...
Time: 21st century
Place: argentina
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
North Sea Texas (2011)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Belgium
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Pim lives in a run-down house in a dead-end street somewhere on the Flanders coast, together with his mother Yvette Bulteel. Life here smells of cold French fries, cheap cigarettes, vermouth and stale beer. Mother Yvette uses her friend Etienne, ...
Style: sincere, touching, sentimental, serious, romantic ...
Plot: gay teenager, coming of age, first gay sexual experience, lgbt teen, lgbt, gay, gay lead character, first love, lgbt child, teenage love, gays and lesbians, love and romance ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: belgium, flanders, europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 8.6
 31K
Skam (2015)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Norway
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: The story of a young teenager group, born 1999, and a pupil on Hartvig Nissens upper secondary school in Oslo, and her friends and their life, troubles, scandals and every day life. Which of the members represented changes per season.
Style: emotional, sweet, dramatic, realistic, serious ...
Audience: teens, teen drama
Plot: teenage sexuality, teenage boy, lgbt, gay teenager, teenager, teenage sex, teenage protagonist, friendship, teenage girl, high school hunk, teen angst, gay relationship ...
Time: contemporary
Place: norway, oslo norway, scandinavia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Closet Monster (2015)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Mystery
Country: Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A creative and driven teenager is desperate to escape his hometown and the haunting memories of his turbulent childhood.
Style: psychotronic, serious, captivating, disturbing, semi autobiographical
Plot: gay teenager, closeted gay, gay bashing, bullying, hate crime, rejection, haunted by the past, dysfunctional family, father son relationship, gay crush, unrequited love, psychological trauma ...
Place: newfoundland
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Shank (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Teenage gang member Cal, hides his sexuality from his fellow gang members despite their often violent dislike of anyone that isn't the same as them, be they unsuspecting shoppers, foreign students, gays, etc. When his world collides with ...
Style: serious, realistic, sexy, talky, captivating ...
Plot: gay, gay teenager, first gay sexual experience, lgbt, gay slur, gang, coming out, gay love, rape, gay bashing, gays and lesbians, love and romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: britain
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Nico and Dani (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Spain
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A Spanish coming of age story focusing on the antics of two 17 year olds, who have a posh beach house almost all to themselves one summer. This is also a summer of sexual awakenings.
Style: sincere, sentimental, touching, realistic, sexy ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: coming of age, gay teenager, friendship, teenage love, friendship between boys, coming out, innocence lost, best friend, summer vacation, self discovery, gay, loss of virginity ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 70s
Place: spain, barcelona, europe, catalonia, barcelona spain ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.7
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Monster Pies (2013)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Australia
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Mike has felt alienated and alone for as long as he can remember, until a new boy arrives at his school - awakening feelings and a world of possibilities he'd never before dared to dream of.
Style: realistic, serious, touching, psychological, captivating
Plot: gay, high school, gay relationship, lgbt, gays and lesbians, teacher, self discovery, fall in love, teenage love, gender, gay teenager, social misfits ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Beautiful Thing (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A pair of teenage boys growing up in a working-class neighbourhood of Thamesmead, in south-east London, become aware of their homosexuality. While both were vaguely aware they might be gay, neither had ever acted on their impulses. Once they decide ...
Style: touching, semi serious, sincere, romantic, sweet ...
Audience: teens
Plot: gay, coming out, homosexuality, gay teenager, lgbt teen, teenage love, gays and lesbians, lgbt, sexuality, friendship, homosexual, coming of age ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: london, england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.6
 107K
Love, Simon (2018)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Everyone deserves a great love story. But for seventeen-year old Simon Spier it's a little more complicated: he's yet to tell his family or friends he's gay and he doesn't know the identity of the anonymous classmate he's ...
Style: touching, romantic, sincere, emotional, sweet ...
Audience: teen drama, teens
Plot: gay, coming out, gay teenager, lgbt teen, gay lead character, lgbt, gay relationship, homosexuality, homosexual, male homosexuality, high school, closeted homosexual ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
Movie in collections
 6.7
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Shed My Skin (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany, Austria
Duration: 87 min.
Story: The adolescent Milan discovers his own suspected homosexuality at the age of 17 and the consequences for him and his family but also the liberation as he understands why he has been so down and rebellious.
Style: suspense, rough, thought provoking, psychological
Plot: gay teenager, gay, teenager, suicide attempt, parents and children, loneliness, self discovery, identity crisis, acceptance, barefoot male, teenage boy, youth ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 8.6
 22K
Young Royals (2021)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Sweden
Duration: 50 min.
TV show
Story: Prince Wilhelm adjusts to life at his prestigious new boarding school, Hillerska, but following his heart proves more challenging than anticipated.
Style: captivating, disturbing, psychological, romantic
Plot: gay, lgbt, coming out, royal family, school, prince, life, love story, coming of age, gay interest, boarding school, lifestyle ...
Place: sweden, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 2K
Sugar (2004)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Canada
Duration: 78 min.
Story: Cliff has just turned 18 and his little sister has a gift for him: booze, a joint, a subway token and the command to have sex. Heading out on the town, Cliff finds friendship -- and more -- in the person of a young hustler named Butch. But ...
Style: sentimental, sincere, touching, serious, realistic ...
Plot: gay teenager, gay, coming of age, coming out, friendship, self discovery, fall in love, teenage life, lifestyle, drug abuse, youth, society ...
Time: contemporary
Place: canada, toronto ontario canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.0
 2K
Hidden Away (2014)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Spain
Duration: 96 min.
Story: At the age of 14 the world around you changes at a dizzying speed. But what if actually it's you that changing? What if these changes take you away from what up until now, has been your world? Ibrahim and Rafa are going to suffer these changes ...
Style: sincere, atmospheric, serious, realistic, touching
Plot: gay teenager, gay love, gay, unlikely couple, gay romance, closeted gay, teenage love, self discovery, teenage life, society, social differences, fall in love ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.1
 838
A Brother (2018)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 82 min.
Story: 15-year-old Tom (Simon Royer) is going to spend another calm summer with his parents and younger sister at their summer house. But by fate, another family comes to spend some time with them, with their 17-year-old son Félix (Marin Lafitte). In the ...
Style: lgbt cinema, sexy, psychological, contemplative, unusual plot structure ...
Plot: first gay sexual experience, gay teenager, gay, gay friend, lgbt, gay relationship, love, friends, male masturbation, teenage boy, friendship between boys, gay erotica ...
Time: 21st century
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Movie in collections
 5.5
 2K
Rock Haven (2007)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Canada
Duration: 78 min.
Story: The coastal California community of Rock Haven is the perfect place for cute eighteen-year-old Brady and his loving mother to begin a fresh start. Their mission: to spread the word of the Lord. But while roaming the beach one day, Brady meets ...
Style: sincere, psychological, touching, serious, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: coming out, gay love, gay, first gay sexual experience, gay teenager, beach, gay relationship, friendship, family relations, church, christianity, teenage life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.4
 2K
Watercolors (2008)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Carter, a troubled teen stays with a friend of his dads and starts flirting with her son Danny. After the weekend school returns, however Carter a school jock tells Danny he does not want to be seen with him at school. Their relationship grows ...
Style: touching, sincere, serious, emotional, sexy ...
Plot: gay teenager, gay, coming out, gay sex, teenage love, love and romance, gay student, lifestyle, sexuality, drug use, opposites attract, gays and lesbians ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Like Grains of Sand (1995)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 129 min.
Story: A coming-of-age story. Shuji, a Japanese teen, is falling in love with his friend Hiroyuki, however, Hiroyuki is attracted to Kasane, the new girl in their class.
Plot: high school, gay, lgbt, homosexual, movie theatre, gay kiss, unrequited love, rape victim, gay teenager, single father, hugging, karaoke ...
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The First Time - Bedingungslose Liebe (2011)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Germany
Duration: 91 min.
Story: The film tells the story of two boys and how they deal with the discovery of love.
Style: touching, sexy, gay cinema, romantic, melancholic ...
Plot: male homosexuality, gay relationship, gay, gay teenager, teenage boy, coming out, homosexual, hugging, german, homosexuality, gay couple, love and romance ...
Time: 21st century
Place: germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 6.4
 2K
Glue (2006)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Argentina, UK
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A teenage summer in a small town in the desert, a dysfunctional family, a rock band, a can full of glue, two boys, one girl, loads of tongue kisses, dry heat, wind in Patagonia, existential angst... A teenage story in the middle of nowhere.
Style: touching, realistic, psychological, melancholic, semi serious
Plot: gay teenager, desert, family relations, coming of age, glue, lifestyle, best friends, youth, experimenting, coming out, buddies, parents and children ...
Time: contemporary
Place: argentina, latin america, patagonia
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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, sexual, sexy, touching, semi serious ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: gay teenager, homosexuality, coming of age, lgbt teen, gay, gays and lesbians, lgbt, first gay sexual experience, high school, coming out, gay sex, teenage love ...
Time: 80s, year 1984
Place: ohio, usa, midwest, new jersey, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 6.1
 841
Young Hunter (2020)
Genre: Drama
Country: Argentina
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Ezequiel, a sixteen-year-old gay teenager in his sexual awakening, meets a boy of twenty-one. They quickly start a relationship and the situation unravels unexpectedly.
Style: stylized, atmospheric, realistic, touching, serious
Plot: gay teenager, gay, male homosexuality, gay sex, abuse, sexual blackmail, skateboarder, porn actor, manipulation, male nudity, lgbt, homosexuality ...
Place: argentina
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%