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Love, Simon
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 fallen for online.
Style: realistic, romantic, emotional, touching, sweet, humorous
Audience: teen drama
Plot: sexual identity, love, gay teenager, gay lead character, homosexuality, lgbt teen, gay friend, closeted homosexual, friendship, gay son, bully, gay, high school, coming out, coming of age, lgbt, youth, gay relationship, sexuality, teenager, gay kiss, parent child relationship, musical number, flirting, gay protagonist ...

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, touching, romantic and humorous films with plots about mentor, catastrophe, relationships, dialogue, love and romance, romance and friendship mostly in Drama, Romance and Comedy genres. Some movies like Love, Simon: The Way He Looks (2014), Beautiful Thing (1996), Call Me by Your Name (2017), Life as We Know It (2010), Torch Song Trilogy (1988). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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The Way He Looks
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, realistic, serious, sentimental, melancholic ...
Plot: coming of age, friendship, gay, blindness, romance, homosexuality, bullying, school, adolescence, disability, teenage love, coming-of-age ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: brazil, sao paulo brazil
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Beautiful Thing
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, realistic, semi serious, sincere, romantic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: coming of age, gay, homosexuality, friendship, self discovery, sexuality, coming out, working class, male nudity, dysfunctional family, love story, relationships ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: england, london, europe
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Call Me by Your Name
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Italy, France, Brazil, USA
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.
Plot: first love, masturbation, teenage boy, summer, coming of age, gay relationship, lgbt, love, jewish family, swimming pool, gay romance, father son relationship ...
Time: year 1983
Place: italy
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System:   73%
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Life as We Know It
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: After a distastrous first date for caterer Holly and network sports director Messer, all they have is common is a dislike for each other and their love for their goddaughter Sophie. But when they suddenly become all Sophie has in this world, Holly ...
Style: romantic, sweet, funny, light, touching ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: life turned upside down, romance, parenthood, adoption, lifestyle change, unlikely couple, relationships, love story, godparent, parents and children, love and romance, godfather ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, hawaii, new jersey, atlanta georgia
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    User:   59%
 
Torch Song Trilogy
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A very personal story that is both funny and poignant, TORCH SONG TRILOGY chronicles a New Yorker's search for love, respect and tradition in a world that seems not especially made for him.
Style: touching, talky, humorous, sentimental, semi serious ...
Plot: homosexuality, gay, gays and lesbians, transvestism, adoption, relationships, aids, love, love story, tragedy, lesbian, romance ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, usa, san francisco
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 7.6
 12K
Get Real
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A tenderly romantic coming-of-age story as two boys in a British school fall in love.
Style: realistic, touching, sentimental, sincere, semi serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: coming of age, gay, romance, high school, friendship, homosexuality, adolescence, bullying, school, sexuality, male nudity, coming out ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: england, europe, britain
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 7.4
 4K
Big Eden
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Big Eden is a tiny fictional town in northwestern Montana, as Preston Sturges or Frank Capra might have envisioned it. Timber and Cowboy country. This is the story of Henry Hart, a successful New York Artist, who returns to the town of his childhood ...
Style: touching, semi serious, feel good, realistic, humorous ...
Plot: small town, gay, friendship, romance, homosexuality, love story, self discovery, relationships, stereotypes, lesbian, store, race issues ...
Time: 90s
Place: montana, usa, new york
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System:   50%
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My Best Friend's Wedding
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: When she receives word that her longtime platonic pal Michael O'Neal is getting married to debutante Kimberly Wallace, food critic Julianne Potter realizes her true feelings for Michael -- and sets out to sabotage the wedding.
Style: sentimental, feel good, romantic, sweet, funny ...
Audience: chick flick, date night, girls' night
Plot: wedding, romance, friendship, fall in love, love, love story, male female friendship, uninhibited rivalry, unlikely friendships, women, obsession, unfulfilled love ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, chicago illinois
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System:   50%
    User:   43%
 
500 Days of Summer
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Tom, greeting-card writer and hopeless romantic, is caught completely off-guard when his girlfriend, Summer, suddenly dumps him. He reflects on their 500 days together to try to figure out where their love affair went sour, and in doing so, Tom ...
Style: realistic, sweet, romantic, emotional, sentimental ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, teen drama, chick flick
Plot: love, relationships, love story, breakup, unrequited love, heartache, unfulfilled love, romance, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, love and romance, life philosophy, couple relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   49%
    User:   42%
 
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G.B.F.
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: The bitter fight for supremacy between the three most popular girls at North Gateway High takes an unexpected turn when their classmate, Tanner, is outed and becomes the school’s first openly gay student. The trio races to bag the big trend in ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, biting, realistic, art house ...
Audience: teens
Plot: high school, gay, friendship, coming out, friends, gays and lesbians, stereotypes, homosexuality, unlikely friendships, foul language, relationships, lesbian ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s
Place: usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   47%
    User:   53%
 
Catch and Release
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Gray Wheeler just lost everything. But it could be the best thing that ever happened to her. After the death of her fiancé, Gray moves in with her late love's best friends. While Sam and Dennis do their best to cheer Gray up, Fritz ...
Style: tragicomedy, touching, semi serious, romantic, realistic ...
Audience: chick flick, date night
Plot: romance, friendship, infidelity, starting over, relationships, wedding, hopes, love story, couples, stereotypes, friends, natural disaster ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: usa, new jersey, los angeles, malibu california
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System:   46%
    User:   41%
 
 6.8
 295K
50 First Dates
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Henry is a player skilled at seducing women. But when this veterinarian meets Lucy, a girl with a quirky problem when it comes to total recall, he realizes it's possible to fall in love all over again…and again, and again. That's because ...
Style: romantic, sweet, sentimental, realistic, feel good ...
Audience: chick flick, date night, girls' night, teens
Plot: memory loss, romance, love and romance, wooing, true love, love, selflessness, nothing goes right, destiny, hopes, family, deja vu ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: hawaii, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   44%
    User:   38%
 
Love! Valour! Compassion!
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Gregory invites seven friends to spend the summer at his large, secluded 19th-century home in upstate New York. The seven are: Bobby, Gregory's "significant other," who is blind but who loves to explore the home's garden using ...
Style: touching, realistic, sentimental, witty, semi serious ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: friendship, gay, aids, male nudity, homosexuality, gays and lesbians, relationships, stereotypes, unlikely friendships, countryside, death, loneliness ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new york, usa, england
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    User:   52%
 
 7.3
 123K
Chasing Amy
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Holden and Banky are comic book artists. Everything is going good for them until they meet Alyssa, also a comic book artist. Holden falls for her, but his hopes are crushed when he finds out she's a lesbian.
Style: clever, talky, witty, realistic, touching ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: lesbian, romance, sexuality, friendship, gay, homosexuality, sex, relationships, opposites attract, love story, dialogue, unlikely friendships ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: new jersey, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
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    User:   46%
 
Boy Meets Girl
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: BOY MEETS GIRL is a funny, tender, sex positive romantic comedy that explores what it means to be a real man or woman, and how important it is to live a courageous life not letting fear stand in the way of going after your dreams.
Style: touching, realistic, semi serious, romantic, sweet ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: romance, small town, transsexual, gay, lesbian, relationships, love story, love affair, pornography, gender, nudity (topless - notable), life philosophy ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: kentucky, usa, australia, new jersey, canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   43%
    User:   47%
 
The Object of My Affection
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: A pregnant New York social worker begins to develop romantic feelings for her gay best friend, and decides she'd rather raise her child with him, much to the dismay of her overbearing boyfriend.
Style: touching, sentimental, semi serious, humorous, romantic ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: friendship, romance, love, pregnancy, gay, homosexuality, fall in love, relationships, love story, happy ending, wedding, stereotypes ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa, new york state
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   43%
    User:   39%
 
Never Been Kissed
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Josie Geller, a baby-faced junior copywriter at the Chicago Sun-Times, must pose as a student at her former high school to research contemporary teenage culture. With the help of her brother, Rob, Josie infiltrates the inner circle of the most ...
Style: feel good, sweet, humorous, light, touching ...
Audience: teens, chick flick, date night, kids, teen comedy
Plot: high school, hidden identity, teenager, teacher, friendship, romance, stereotypes, journalist, adolescence, fall in love, prom, popularity ...
Time: 90s, 80s, 1990s
Place: usa, new jersey, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   43%
    User:   43%
 
Silver Linings Playbook
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: After spending eight months in a mental institution, a former teacher moves back in with his parents and tries to reconcile with his ex-wife.
Style: realistic, intense, dramatic, romantic, emotional ...
Audience: date night
Plot: mental illness, mentally unstable, obsession, romance, family drama, adaptation, supportive parent, social misfits, love, male female friendship, mentor, destiny ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, pennsylvania, new jersey, philadelphia
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   43%
    User:   46%
 
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The Wedding Banquet
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Taiwan, USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A Taiwanese-American man is happily settled in New York with his American boyfriend. He plans a marriage of convenience to a Chinese woman in order to keep his parents off his back and to get the woman a green card. Chaos follows when his parents ...
Style: clever, touching, realistic, humorous, semi serious ...
Audience: date night
Plot: gay, immigrants, wedding, homosexuality, culture clash, family, sexuality, marriage, comedy of errors, drinking, gays and lesbians, hospital ...
Time: 90s
Place: taiwan, new york, asia, usa, manhattan new york city
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System:   41%
    User:   47%
 
But I'm a Cheerleader
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Megan is an all-American girl. A cheerleader. She has a boyfriend. But Megan doesn't like kissing her boyfriend very much. And she's pretty touchy with her cheerleader friends. Her conservative parents worry that she must be a lesbian and ...
Style: clever, touching, semi serious, feel good, satirical ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: lesbian, camp, friendship, homosexuality, gay, romance, cheerleading, coming out, cheerleader, high school, gays and lesbians, stereotypes ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   41%
    User:   38%
 
When Harry Met Sally...
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: During their travels from Chicago to New York, Harry and Sally Will debate whether or not sex ruins a perfect relationship between a man and a woman. Eleven years later, and they're still no closer to finding the answer.
Style: sentimental, romantic, sweet, feel good, funny ...
Audience: chick flick, date night
Plot: friendship, romance, male female friendship, looking for love, best friends in love, unlikely friendships, love story, destiny, love, love and romance, life philosophy, loneliness ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1987, year 1982, year 1977
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   41%
    User:   40%
 
 6.8
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Lucas
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A socially inept fourteen year old experiences heartbreak for the first time when his two best friends -- Cappie, an older-brother figure, and Maggie, the new girl with whom he is in love -- fall for each other.
Style: realistic, sentimental, touching, semi serious, feel good ...
Audience: teens, kids, teen comedy
Plot: high school, coming of age, friendship, cheerleading, underdog, romance, teenager, school, football, adolescence, bullying, unlikely friendships ...
Time: 80s
Place: new jersey, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   41%
    User:   36%
 
Edge of Seventeen
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, touching, semi serious, sentimental ...
Audience: teens
Plot: coming of age, gay, homosexuality, high school, small town, friendship, adolescence, lesbian, teenager, strong sexual content, male nudity, drinking ...
Time: 80s, year 1984
Place: ohio, usa, new jersey, midwest
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   41%
    User:   39%
 
A Walk to Remember
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: When the popular, restless Landon Carter is forced to participate in the school drama production he falls in love with Jamie Sullivan, the daughter of the town's minister. Jamie has a "to-do" list for her life and also a very big ...
Style: sentimental, romantic, touching, realistic, sincere ...
Audience: teens, teen drama, date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: teenage love, teenager, romance, opposites attract, love, true love, first love, terminal illness, high school, friendship, cancer, life changing ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: north carolina
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   40%
    User:   47%
 
The Next Best Thing
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A comedy-drama about best friends - one a straight woman, Abbie, the other a gay man, Robert - who decide to have a child together. Five years later, Abbie falls in love with a straight man and wants to move away with her and Robert's little ...
Style: sentimental, touching, humorous, light, semi serious ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: gay, friendship, custody battle, pregnancy, stereotypes, couple relations, aids, divorce, casual sex, romance, dysfunctional family, family life ...
Time: 90s
Place: los angeles, usa, new jersey, santa monica california
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   40%
    User:   38%
 
Celeste & Jesse Forever
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Celeste and Jesse met in high school and got married young. They laugh at the same jokes and finish each other’s sentences. They are forever linked in their friends’ minds as the perfect couple – she, a high-powered businesswoman and budding ...
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, romantic, sentimental ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: romance, divorce, friendship, love, relationships, starting over, drugs/alcohol, gay, unlikely friendships, urban, couple relations, loneliness ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   40%
    User:   46%
 
 6.7
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Sweet November
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Nelson is a man devoted to his advertising career in San Francisco. One day, while taking a driving test at the DMV, he meets Sara. She is very different from the other women in his life. Nelson causes her to miss out on taking the test and later ...
Style: sentimental, touching, romantic, sweet, emotional ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: romance, fall in love, love story, love, tragic love, love and romance, opposites attract, couple relations, terminal illness, change of heart, character change, changing lives ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: san francisco, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   40%
    User:   44%
 
 7.5
 33K
Keith
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Natalie (Elisabeth Harnois) is high school royalty, but her queen bee status falls apart when she falls for the new guy at school. Although Keith (Jesse McCartney) ignores her at first, they soon become friends -- even though Natalie suspects that ...
Style: bad ending, dramatic, realistic, sentimental, sad ...
Audience: teens, chick flick
Plot: teenage love, teenager, terminal illness, teenagers, high school, romance, teen romance, cancer, opposites attract, adolescence, love, teenage life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   40%
    User:   45%
 
 7.1
 16K
Latter Days
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Aaron Davis (Steve Sandvoss) and Christian Markelli (Wes Ramsey) are the two most opposite people in the world. Aaron is a young Elder (or a Mormon missionary) who wants to do his family proud and is quite passionate about his religion and film. ...
Style: realistic, touching, emotional, serious, feel good ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: romance, gay, culture clash, aids, coming out, religion, homosexuality, strong sexual content, coming of age, christian, love story, christianity ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, idaho, usa, new jersey, salt lake city utah
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System:   39%
    User:   39%
 
As Good as It Gets
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 139 min.
Story: New York City. Melvin Udall, a cranky, bigoted, obsessive-compulsive writer, finds his life turned upside down when neighboring gay artist Simon is hospitalized and his dog is entrusted to Melvin. In addition, Carol, the only waitress who will ...
Style: clever, touching, realistic, sentimental, witty ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: dog, romance, friendship, single parent, prejudice, mental illness, gay, depression, redemption, neighbor, writing, opposites attract ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new york, usa, cuba
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System:   39%
    User:   37%
 
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