Movies like Love, Simon

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Love, Simon (2018)
 7.7
 69K
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 fallen for online.
Style: touching, emotional, humorous, romantic, realistic, sweet
Audience: teen drama
Plot: homosexuality, sexual identity, love, gay teenager, coming out, closeted homosexual, gay, lgbt teen, friendship, gay lead character, bully, gay friend, high school, homosexual, sexuality, gay son, coming of age, youth, lgbt, gay relationship, teenager, gay kiss, ferris wheel, parent child relationship, musical number ...

Most similar movies to Love, Simon

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, touching, semi serious and melancholic films with plots about friendship, love and romance, runaway, gay, homosexuality, mentor and youth mostly in Drama, Romance and Comedy genres. Some movies like Love, Simon: Call Me by Your Name (2017), Beautiful Thing (1996), The Way He Looks (2014), Prayers for Bobby (2009), Shelter (2007). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Call Me by Your Name (2017)
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: gay relationship, lgbt, first love, coming out, masturbation, self discovery, seduction, small town, homosexual, loss, diary, desire ...
Time: year 1983
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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, realistic, sincere, semi serious, gloomy ...
Audience: teens
Plot: coming out, homosexuality, gays and lesbians, coming of age, gay, friendship, single mother, single parent, child abuse, sexual attraction, homosexual, hippie ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: england, london, europe
⇓ 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, realistic, serious, sentimental, melancholic ...
Plot: teenage love, coming of age, gay, gays and lesbians, friendship, coming out, blindness, teenage life, overbearing mother, homosexuality, blind character, homosexual ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: brazil, sao paulo brazil
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Prayers for Bobby (2009)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: True story of Mary Griffith, gay rights crusader, whose teenage son committed suicide due to her religious intolerance. Based on the book of the same title by Leroy Aarons.
Style: serious, sentimental, touching, emotional, realistic ...
Plot: coming out, gays and lesbians, homosexual, parents and children, suicide, christianity, society, life is a bitch, family problems, tragic event, teenage life, family relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa, san francisco, portland oregon
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Movie in collections
 7.8
 19K
Shelter (2007)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Forced to give up his dreams of art school, Zach works dead-end jobs to support his sister and her son. Questioning his life, he paints, surfs and hangs out with his best friend, Gabe. When Gabe's older brother returns home for the summer, Zach ...
Style: touching, realistic, sincere, semi serious, romantic ...
Plot: coming out, gays and lesbians, gay, gay relationship, coming of age, surfing, young lovers, homosexual, dysfunctional family, family life, best friends, lesbian ...
Time: contemporary
Place: california, southern california, san francisco, canada, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.0
 10K
G.B.F. (2013)
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, flamboyance ...
Audience: teens
Plot: coming out, gay, high school, gays and lesbians, friends, friendship, mormon, best friend, lgbt teen, lgbt, high school life, gender ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s
Place: usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 7.4
 4K
Big Eden (2000)
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: semi serious, feel good, touching, realistic, humorous ...
Plot: coming out, gay, small town, friendship, gays and lesbians, gay relationship, native american, store, romance, lesbian, lgbt, artists and showbiz ...
Time: 90s
Place: montana, usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
The Incredibly True Adventure of Two Girls in Love (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: An adventurous love story between two young women of different social and economic backgrounds who find themselves going through all the typical struggles of a new romance.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, sentimental, sincere ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, teens
Plot: coming out, teenage love, young lovers, high school, lesbian, teenage life, lesbian relationship, romance, gays and lesbians, lesbian interest, lgbt, opposites attract ...
Time: 90s
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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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, semi serious, sexual, touching, sentimental ...
Audience: teens
Plot: coming of age, gay, gays and lesbians, high school, friendship, summer, amusement park, homosexuality, coming out, small town, strong sexual content, fall in love ...
Time: 80s, year 1984
Place: ohio, usa, midwest, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Center of My World (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany, Austria
Duration: 115 min.
Story: A strange family: 17-year-old Phil lives with his mother and twin sister in an old mansion on the outskirts of town. When he returns from summer camp, the mood in the mansion has soured somehow. Phil doesn’t worry about it, hanging out with his ...
Plot: coming of age, lgbt, german, lesbian interest, male nudity, dysfunctional family, gay teenager, gay son, gay friend, gay brother, gay athlete, reconciliation ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.4
 12K
Summer Storm (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance, Sport
Country: Germany
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Tobi and Achim, the pride of the local crew club, have been the best of friends for years and are convinced that nothing will ever stand in the way of their friendship. They look forward to the upcoming summer camp and the crew competition. Then the ...
Style: realistic, touching, sexual, humorous, semi serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: coming out, summer camp, friendship, gays and lesbians, coming of age, gay, youth, tent, lake, love triangle, masturbation, romance ...
Time: contemporary
Place: germany, europe, bavaria, berlin germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
The Last Straight Man (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Lewis is a closeted gay man throwing a bachelor party for his straight best friend and secret crush, Cooper. After a night of drunken sex together, the two men decide to meet in the same hotel suite on the same night each year to hook up and catch ...
Style: touching, semi serious, realistic
Plot: friendship, gays and lesbians, gay, hotel, closeted homosexual, gay relationship, coming out, drugs/alcohol, lovers reunited, romance, sexuality, in the closet ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Me and Earl and the Dying Girl (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Greg is coasting through senior year of high school as anonymously as possible, avoiding social interactions like the plague while secretly making spirited, bizarre films with Earl, his only friend. But both his anonymity and friendship threaten to ...
Style: touching, realistic, semi serious, emotional, clever ...
Audience: teens
Plot: high school, friends, coming of age, friendship, teenager, best friends, cancer, teenage life, youth, high school life, family relations, teenage boy ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, kindergarten
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 7.1
 16K
Latter Days (2003)
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, emotional, serious, touching, feel good ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: coming out, gay, gays and lesbians, neighbor, promiscuity, mormon, self discovery, romance, bet, coming of age, strong sexual content, culture clash ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, idaho, usa, salt lake city utah, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Torch Song Trilogy (1988)
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, semi serious, sentimental ...
Plot: transvestism, gays and lesbians, homosexuality, gay, hate crime, female impersonator, dishonesty, romance, love and romance, youth, couples, family relations ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, usa, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 6.8
 2K
Dorian Blues (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Dorian realizes he is gay in his final year of high school. He meets another gay youth locally, but remains confused. He starts therapy, then resorts to confession in the Church, and finally comes out to his brother. Dorian then decides to come out ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, touching, feel good ...
Plot: coming of age, coming out, gays and lesbians, gay, college, sibling relationship, suburbs, self discovery, friendship, parents and children, teenage life, gender ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 7.6
 12K
Get Real (1998)
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, sincere, semi serious, sentimental ...
Audience: teens
Plot: coming out, gay, coming of age, gays and lesbians, friendship, high school, romance, fall in love, teenage life, gender, friends, hopes ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: england, europe, britain
⇓ similarity ⇓
16%
The Wedding Banquet (1993)
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, realistic, touching, humorous, semi serious ...
Audience: date night
Plot: gay, wedding, loveless marriage, coming out, wedding night, homosexuality, immigrants, family, generation gap, homosexual, culture clash, comedy of errors ...
Time: 90s
Place: taiwan, new york, asia, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Movie in collections
 6.4
 37K
Say When (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Overeducated and underemployed, 28 year old Megan is in the throes of a quarterlife crisis. Squarely into adulthood with no career prospects, no particular motivation to think about her future and no one to relate to, Megan is comfortable lagging a ...
Style: humorous, romantic, entertaining, sweet, semi serious ...
Audience: girls' night, teens, chick flick
Plot: friendship, love and romance, coming of age, unlikely couple, parent child relationship, life turned upside down, teenager, adolescence vs adulthood, single father, youth, runaway, fall in love ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new jersey, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 6.9
 60K
The First Time (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Dave, a high school senior, spends most of his time pining away over a girl he can’t have. Aubrey, a junior with artistic aspirations, has a hot boyfriend who doesn’t quite understand her or seem to care. Although they go to different schools, ...
Style: sincere, realistic, humorous, touching, sexy ...
Audience: teens, chick flick
Plot: teenage love, first sex, teenage life, high school, love and romance, youth, first love, fall in love, romance, friendship, teenagers, party ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new jersey, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
I Killed My Mother (2009)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Canada
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Hubert, a brash 17-year-old, is confused and torn by a love-hate relationship with his mother that consumes him more and more each day. After distressing ordeals and tragic episodes, Hubert will find his mother on the banks of Saint Lawrence river, ...
Style: serious, sincere, realistic, touching, captivating
Plot: homosexuality, coming of age, gender, youth, gays and lesbians, french, gay, gay relationship, single parent, single mother, overbearing mother, coming out ...
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 6.5
 930
Leo's Room (2009)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Uruguay, Argentina
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Leo, a young man coming to terms with his own sexuality, runs into Caro, a primary school friend he fancied when they were kids, who's now trying to ward off her own personal demons. This casual re-encounter will affect their personal conflicts ...
Style: emotional, serious, realistic, sexual, touching
Audience: girls' night
Plot: coming out, friendship, gays and lesbians, homosexuality, gay, therapy, self discovery, school, lgbt teen, gender, love and romance, couples ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: uruguay
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
The Battle of Shaker Heights (2003)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 79 min.
Story: A quirky teen with a penchant for war reenactments, Kelly Ernswiler obsesses over military tactics with his buddy Bart. The school bully is one of Kelly's regular headaches, and he also has to deal with a frustrating situation at home, where ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, touching, clever ...
Audience: teens
Plot: high school, teenager, bully, coming of age, battle zone, friendship, parents and children, battlefield, strategy, sister, enemy, high school life ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Movie in collections
 7.3
 10K
Loose Cannons (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Italy
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Tommaso is the youngest son of the Cantones, a large, traditional southern Italian family operating a pasta-making business since the 1960s. On a trip home from Rome, where he studies literature and lives with his boyfriend, Tommaso decides to tell ...
Style: touching, clever, semi serious, uplifting, realistic ...
Plot: coming out, gay, gays and lesbians, family business, family life, parents and children, siblings relations, family in crisis, gender, family problems, family relations, love affair ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Never Been Kissed (1999)
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, humorous, touching, sweet, light ...
Audience: teens, date night, chick flick, teen comedy, kids
Plot: high school, prom, journalist, entrapment, humiliation, teenager, hidden identity, undercover, romance, fall in love, journalism, teacher ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, 80s
Place: usa, chicago illinois, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 6.8
 13K
Lucas (1986)
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, semi serious, feel good, sentimental, touching ...
Audience: teen comedy, teens, kids
Plot: high school, coming of age, underdog, cheerleading, friendship, high school life, romance, teenage life, sport team, hopes, love and romance, rivalry ...
Time: 80s
Place: new jersey, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 7.6
 46K
Show Me Love (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Sweden, Denmark
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Åmål is a small insignificant town where nothing ever happens, where the latest trends are out of date when they get there. Young Elin has a bit of a bad reputation when it comes to guys, but the fact is that she has never done *it*. Another girl ...
Style: sexual, touching, gloomy, realistic, clever ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: lesbian, coming out, teenage love, small town, gays and lesbians, fall in love, love and romance, first love, coming of age, couple relations, couples, self discovery ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: sweden, europe, scandinavia, stockholm sweden
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Catch and Release (2006)
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, realistic, humorous ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: friendship, romance, starting over, hopes, infidelity, couples, friends, best friends, dealing with death, self discovery, love triangle, death in the family ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: usa, malibu california, new jersey, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 6.3
 433
Fit (2010)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Takes a look at gay and straight love among the new millennials. Everything from secret crushes to homophobic attitudes are revealed by the rambunctious students taking Drama and Dance from Loris. None of the teens are what they seem at first ...
Style: emotional, serious, realistic, sincere, touching ...
Plot: coming out, gays and lesbians, coming of age, high school, teenage life, gender, youth, dedicated educator, teachers and students, teenage love, power relations, gay ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 7.2
 82K
Beginners (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A young man is rocked by two announcements from his elderly father: that he has terminal cancer, and that he has a young male lover.
Style: touching, realistic, offbeat, sincere, clever ...
Plot: coming out, cancer, gay, father son relationship, terminal illness, secret, gay father, self discovery, artist, actress, dying, french ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1955, year 1971, year 2003 ...
Place: california, usa, los angeles, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%