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Love, Simon (2018)
 7.6
 90K
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, sweet, emotional, romantic, sincere, captivating, exciting, realistic, disturbing, humorous ...
Audience: teen drama
Plot: gay, gay teenager, lgbt, gay lead character, coming out, lgbt teen, gay relationship, homosexuality, homosexual, love, high school, parent child relationship, gay son, youth, friendship, closeted homosexual, gay protagonist, sexual identity, gay student, gay friend, gay kiss, repressed homosexual, teenager, gay crush, sexuality ...

Most similar movies to Love, Simon

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, touching, sincere and emotional films with plots about gay, gay kiss, coming out, homosexuality, friendship, lgbt and gay teenager mostly in Drama, Romance and Comedy genres. Some movies like Love, Simon: Alex Strangelove (2018), Handsome Devil (2016), Shelter (2007), Call Me by Your Name (2017), Geography Club (2013). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Alex Strangelove (2018)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Alex Truelove is on a quest to lose his virginity, an event eagerly awaited by his patient girlfriend and cheered on with welcome advice by his rowdy friends. But Alex, a super gregarious dude, is oddly unmotivated. A magical house party throws Alex ...
Style: queer cinema
Audience: teen comedy
Plot: homosexuality, gay, lgbt, first gay sexual experience, high school, coming out, prom, frat party, male virgin, girlfriend, sexual fantasy, seduction ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
92%
Handsome Devil (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Sport
Country: Ireland
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A music-mad 16-year-old outcast at a rugby-mad boarding school forms an unlikely friendship with his dashing new roommate.
Style: disturbing, captivating, thought provoking, touching
Plot: gay teenager, homosexuality, friendship between men, outcast, gay crush, gay, friendship, team, loner, school, misfit, gay slur ...
Place: ireland
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.7
 20K
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, sincere, romantic, sweet, emotional ...
Plot: gay relationship, gay, gays and lesbians, coming out, best friends, grownups, homosexual, gay teenager, dysfunctional family, teenage life, homosexuality, surfing ...
Time: contemporary
Place: california, southern california, san francisco, canada, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Call Me by Your Name (2017)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Italy, France
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: touching, sincere, disturbing, homoerotic, captivating ...
Plot: lgbt, gay relationship, gay teenager, gay, summer, teenage boy, homosexuality, first love, gay love, homosexual, love, gay romance ...
Time: year 1983
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
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Geography Club (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: At Goodkind High School, a group of students of varying sexual orientation form an after-school club a as a discrete way to share their feelings and experiences.
Style: witty, semi serious, touching, humorous, realistic
Audience: teens
Plot: gay teenager, closeted homosexual, teenage sexuality, high school, friendship, coming of age, sexual orientation, gay, teenage life, social misfits, misfit, youth ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ 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 ...
Plot: gay, gay teenager, teenage love, homosexuality, lgbt, gays and lesbians, gay couple, blindness, friendship, coming of age, blind character, teenage life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: brazil, sao paulo brazil
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
 7.4
 12K
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, sentimental, realistic, serious
Plot: gay teenager, gay, teenage love, friendship, gay relationship, gay love, gay romance, fall in love, teenage life, love and romance, gays and lesbians, coming of age ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: holland
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.9
 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, funny, sweet, light ...
Audience: teens
Plot: gay, gay teenager, lgbt teen, gay lead character, high school, friends, coming out, friendship, lgbt, teenage life, best friend, gays and lesbians ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s
Place: usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
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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, sexual, touching, sincere, humorous ...
Audience: teens
Plot: homosexuality, lgbt teen, coming of age, gay teenager, gays and lesbians, gay, coming out, lgbt, first gay sexual experience, self discovery, high school, friendship ...
Time: 80s, year 1984
Place: ohio, usa, midwest, new jersey, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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: touching, serious, sentimental, psychological, sincere ...
Plot: coming out, homosexuality, gay teenager, tragic event, lgbt, gays and lesbians, homosexual, gay relationship, gay, teen suicide, family relations, christianity ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa, san francisco, portland oregon
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 6.4
 565
Cousins (2019)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Brazil
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Lucas is a young man who lives with his religious aunt Lourdes in a quiet country town. He helps his aunt by holding religious meetings with the ladies of the area, in the living room, playing biblical songs on the keyboard. This quiet life will end ...
Style: captivating, emotional, sincere, realistic, touching
Plot: gay sex, gay, lgbt, religion, love, coming of age, forbidden love, lovers, friendship, gay slur, loneliness, secret love ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.0
 17K
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: touching, sentimental, romantic, disturbing, humorous ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: gay, coming out, first gay sexual experience, gays and lesbians, homosexuality, one night stand, fall in love, self discovery, family relations, strong sexual content, romance, culture clash ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, idaho, usa, salt lake city utah, new jersey ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.2
 13K
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: touching, emotional, humorous, light, romantic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: gay, gays and lesbians, coming out, summer camp, friendship, youth, gay teenager, love triangle, teenagers, romance, teenage love, fall in love ...
Time: contemporary
Place: germany, europe, bavaria, berlin germany
⇓ 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, sincere, semi serious, romantic, sweet ...
Audience: teens
Plot: gay, homosexuality, gay teenager, coming out, lgbt teen, gays and lesbians, lgbt, sexuality, friendship, teenage love, homosexual, teenager ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: london, england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 8.7
 26K
Shame (2015)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Norway
Duration: 30 min.
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: realistic, emotional, sweet, sentimental, serious ...
Audience: teens, teen drama
Plot: teenage sexuality, teenager, teenage protagonist, lgbt, teenage sex, teenage girl, friendship, teenage boy, high school, gay teenager, high school hunk, gay relationship ...
Time: contemporary
Place: norway, oslo norway, scandinavia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Center of My World (2016)
Genre: Drama, Romance
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 ...
Style: captivating, realistic, rough, psychological
Plot: gay teenager, lgbt, gay lead character, coming of age, gay protagonist, gay, gay son, gay sex, friendship, high school student, bisexuality, best friend ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 6.7
 9K
4th Man Out (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Adam is your average working-class guy living in small-town America. He's an auto mechanic who spends his free time with his tight-knit band of bros, Chris, Nick and Ortu, with whom he does everything—poker, video games, shooting hoops, ...
Style: talky, light, realistic, touching, romantic ...
Audience: kids
Plot: gay, friendship, coming out, dating, relationships, prejudice, women, fall in love, loneliness, family, happy ending, sexuality ...
Place: san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.9
 3K
Freak Show (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: The story of teenager Billy Bloom who, despite attending an ultra conservative high school, makes the decision to run for homecoming queen.
Style: social, touching, sentimental, artsy, intellectual
Plot: lgbt, lgbt teen, high school, self acceptance, social misfits, transsexual, hate crime, parents and children, friendship, teenager, social relations, private vs public ...
Time: 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 7.1
 5K
Being 17 (2016)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Set in the beautiful high Pyrenees in south-west France, Damien lives with his mother Marianne, a doctor, while his father, a pilot, is on a tour of duty abroad with the French military. At school, Damien is bullied by Thomas, who lives in the ...
Plot: gay teenager, gay relationship, lgbt teen, gay, gay son, homosexuality, gay love, lgbt, in the closet, bullying, first love, friendship ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
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, realistic, touching, captivating, sincere
Plot: homosexuality, single mother, gay teenager, single parent, family problems, family relations, gender, gay relationship, gay, overbearing mother, coming of age, lgbt ...
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
My Best Friend (2018)
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 ...
Style: tragicomedy, romantic, sexy, semi serious, enigmatic
Plot: gay teenager, gay, lgbt, teenage boy, teenage sex, teenage love, youth, teen angst, nature, coming of age, teenager, coming out ...
Place: argentina
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 7.6
 17K
Free Fall (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A promising career with the police, a baby on the way... Marc's life seems to be right on track. Then he meets fellow policeman Kay and during their regular jogs Marc experiences a never-before-felt sense of ease and effortlessness -- and what ...
Style: atmospheric, touching, disturbing, emotional, sincere ...
Plot: gay, gay relationship, gay love, gays and lesbians, homosexuality, forbidden love, lgbt, love affair, coming out, fall in love, gay slur, strong sexual content ...
Place: germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
17%
I Love You Phillip Morris (2009)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: France, USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Steve Russell is a small-town cop. Bored with his bland lifestyle, Russell turns to fraud as a means of shaking things up. Before long, Russell's criminal antics have landed him behind bars, where he encounters the charismatic Phillip Morris. ...
Style: humorous, offbeat, semi serious, romantic, cynical ...
Plot: gay love, gay relationship, gays and lesbians, gay lead character, gay couple, prison, confined, homosexual, deception, gay, fall in love, prison life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 1990s, year 2006, year 1998
Place: miami, texas, florida, georgia, usa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Movie in collections
 6.2
 449
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: sincere, emotional, serious, touching, realistic ...
Plot: teachers and students, teenage love, teenage life, coming of age, high school, youth, gender, power relations, coming out, brother brother relationship, teenage girl, friendship between girls ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.6
 1K
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, emotional, atmospheric, sincere, captivating ...
Plot: gay teenager, gay, gay couple, gay student, gay romance, gay relationship, tragic event, introspection, love and romance, character study, love, stereotypes ...
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.4
 1K
Watercolors (2008)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 106 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: sincere, touching, serious, emotional, sexual ...
Plot: gay teenager, gay, teenage love, love and romance, coming out, lifestyle, sexuality, drug use, opposites attract, gays and lesbians, painter, sex scene ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.3
 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: feel good, touching, sentimental, romantic, sweet ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: small town, friendship, native american, coming out, gays and lesbians, gay relationship, romance, gay, looking for love, hopes, lifestyle, gay love ...
Time: 90s
Place: montana, usa, new york, london, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Brokeback Mountain (2005)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 134 min.
Story: Two modern-day cowboys meet on a shepherding job in the summer of '63, the two share a raw and powerful summer together that turns into a lifelong relationship conflicting with the lives they are supposed to live.
Style: melancholic, emotional, sincere, touching, atmospheric ...
Plot: homosexuality, gay relationship, gay, gays and lesbians, homosexual, forbidden love, gay romance, cowboy, tragic love, gay slur, closeted homosexual, male nudity ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, 80s, 20th century, 70s ...
Place: texas, usa, wyoming, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
15%
 6.8
 5K
Boy Culture (2006)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A successful male escort describes in a series of confessions his tangled romantic relationships with his two roommates and an older, enigmatic male client.
Style: realistic, touching, semi serious, humorous, clever ...
Plot: gay, gay sex, gays and lesbians, homosexuality, gay teenager, confession, gay african american, lgbt, intergenerational friendship, homosexual, friendship, coming out ...
Time: contemporary
Place: seattle, usa, seattle washington, washington state
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Hidden Kisses (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Nathan, 16, lives alone with his father Stephane. A newcomer in high school, he is invited to a party and falls in love with Louis, a boy in his class. They find themselves out of sight and kiss each other, but someone takes a picture of them. Soon, ...
Style: melancholic, realistic, captivating, atmospheric
Plot: gay lead character, gay, homosexuality, gay son, gay protagonist, gay bashing, lgbt, coming out, gay romance, forbidden love, gay slur, love ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%