Movies like Love, Simon

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Love, Simon (2018)
 7.6
 94K
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, romantic, emotional, sincere, captivating, exciting, realistic, disturbing, humorous ...
Audience: teen drama, teens
Plot: gay, gay teenager, coming out, lgbt, gay lead character, homosexuality, lgbt teen, high school, gay relationship, homosexual, parent child relationship, love, gay son, closeted homosexual, friendship, youth, gay protagonist, sexual identity, male homosexuality, gay friend, gay student, gay kiss, repressed homosexual, teenager, gay crush ...

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, lgbt, friendship, homosexuality and gay slur mostly in Drama, Romance and Comedy genres. Some movies like Love, Simon: Alex Strangelove (2018), Handsome Devil (2016), Call Me by Your Name (2017), Shelter (2007), Boys (2014). 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, teens
Plot: homosexuality, gay, coming out, lgbt, first gay sexual experience, high school, loss of virginity, prom, frat party, male virgin, girlfriend, seduction ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
90%
 7.1
 10K
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: captivating, disturbing, touching, thought provoking, gay cinema
Plot: gay teenager, gay slur, homosexuality, gay, friendship between men, team, outcast, gay crush, friendship, loner, misfit, school ...
Place: ireland
⇓ 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: gay, lgbt, gay teenager, teenage boy, first love, summer, gay relationship, gay love, homosexuality, homosexual, gay romance, gay lead character ...
Time: 80s, year 1983
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
 7.6
 21K
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 ...
Audience: teens
Plot: gay, gay relationship, coming out, gays and lesbians, best friends, grownups, homosexual, gay teenager, homosexuality, gay romance, teenage life, surfing ...
Time: contemporary, 70s
Place: california, southern california, san francisco, canada, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
90%
 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, gay teenager, teenage love, friendship, gay love, gay romance, gay relationship, fall in love, teenage life, love and romance, gays and lesbians, teen angst ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: holland
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Thing About Harry (2020)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Two high school enemies, uber-jock Harry and out-and-proud Sam, are forced to share a car ride to their Missouri hometown for a friend's engagement party on Valentine's Day. Things take a turn when Sam learns Harry has come out.
Style: uplifting, feel good, psychological, romantic, lgbt cinema ...
Plot: gay, gay lead character, lgbt, gay protagonist, young adult, valentine's day, fall in love, road trip, friendship, reunion, teenager, destiny ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ 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, sentimental, serious, sweet, romantic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: gay, gay teenager, coming of age, teenage love, lgbt, homosexuality, gays and lesbians, gay couple, blindness, friendship, blind character, coming out ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: brazil, sao paulo brazil
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
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, gay, high school, teenage sexuality, friendship, coming of age, sexual orientation, teenage life, social misfits, youth, misfit ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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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, sincere, emotional ...
Plot: coming out, homosexuality, gay teenager, gay, lgbt, tragic event, gays and lesbians, homosexual, family relations, life is a bitch, religious intolerance, teen suicide ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: san francisco, california, usa, portland oregon
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
 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, captivating, sincere, atmospheric, emotional ...
Plot: gay teenager, gay, gay relationship, gay couple, gay romance, gay student, tragic event, love, character study, introspection, love and romance, friendship ...
Place: usa
⇓ 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, girls' night
Plot: gay, gay teenager, gay lead character, coming out, lgbt teen, high school, friends, friendship, lgbt, teenage life, best friend, gays and lesbians ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s
Place: usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 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: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: gay, coming out, first gay sexual experience, homosexuality, fall in love, homosexual, one night stand, gays and lesbians, strong sexual content, self discovery, depression, romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, idaho, usa, new york, salt lake city utah ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 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 ...
Style: romantic, uplifting, sentimental, disturbing
Audience: teens
Plot: gay, gay teenager, gay relationship, homosexuality, lgbt teen, lgbt, gay son, first love, bullying, depression, friendship, school ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ 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: realistic, captivating, rough, psychological
Plot: gay teenager, lgbt, gay lead character, friendship, coming of age, gay, gay protagonist, gay sex, high school student, gay son, gay kiss, bisexuality ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 6.3
 808
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: emotional, sincere, captivating, touching, realistic
Plot: gay sex, gay, religion, forbidden love, lgbt, love, coming of age, gay slur, incest, lovers, friendship, life philosophy ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, sexy, sexual, touching, sentimental ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: coming of age, homosexuality, gay teenager, lgbt teen, gays and lesbians, gay, first gay sexual experience, coming out, lgbt, self discovery, high school, friendship ...
Time: 80s, year 1984
Place: ohio, usa, midwest, new jersey, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
 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, coming out, friendship, dating, relationships, prejudice, women, fall in love, loneliness, family, happy ending, gay slur ...
Place: san francisco
⇓ 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: emotional, realistic, sweet, dramatic, serious ...
Audience: teen drama, teens
Plot: teenage sexuality, teenager, lgbt, teenage protagonist, teenage boy, friendship, teenage sex, teenage girl, gay teenager, teen angst, gay relationship, high school hunk ...
Time: contemporary
Place: norway, oslo norway, scandinavia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 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, girls' night
Plot: coming out, gay, gays and lesbians, summer camp, friendship, youth, gay teenager, love triangle, gay slur, teenagers, romance, teenage love ...
Time: contemporary
Place: germany, europe, berlin germany, bavaria
⇓ 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, coming out, homosexuality, gay teenager, gays and lesbians, lgbt teen, teenage love, lgbt, sexuality, friendship, homosexual, teenager ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: london, england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.6
 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: touching, social, 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%
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: emotional, melancholic, sincere, sexy, touching ...
Plot: homosexuality, gay, gay relationship, gays and lesbians, forbidden love, homosexual, gay romance, closeted homosexual, gay slur, male nudity, first gay sexual experience, cowboy ...
Time: 60s, 80s, 1960s, 70s, 20th century ...
Place: wyoming, texas, usa, new york, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 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: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: gay, small town, friendship, native american, coming out, gays and lesbians, romance, looking for love, hopes, lifestyle, gay love, self discovery ...
Time: 90s
Place: montana, usa, new york, london, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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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, gay, gay relationship, gay teenager, single mother, single parent, gay son, family problems, family relations, gender, overbearing mother, coming of age ...
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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: realistic, captivating, melancholic, atmospheric, lgbt cinema ...
Plot: gay lead character, gay, homosexuality, gay son, gay slur, coming out, gay romance, closeted homosexual, gay athlete, gay bashing, lgbt, forbidden love ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 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: semi serious, touching, clever, humorous, realistic ...
Plot: gay, gay sex, gay african american, homosexuality, gays and lesbians, gay teenager, confession, intergenerational friendship, coming out, lgbt, homosexual, friendship ...
Time: contemporary
Place: seattle, usa, seattle washington, washington state
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.2
 451
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: serious, emotional, sincere, realistic, touching ...
Plot: coming of age, teachers and students, teenage life, high school, teenage love, power relations, gender, youth, coming out, teenage girl, teen angst, friendship between girls ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, semi serious, sexy, enigmatic
Plot: gay teenager, gay, lgbt, teen angst, teenage boy, teenage sex, teenage love, youth, nature, coming of age, teenager, male friendship ...
Place: argentina
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 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, serious, touching, emotional, realistic ...
Plot: gay teenager, gay, coming out, gay sex, teenage love, love and romance, lifestyle, gay student, sexuality, drug use, opposites attract, gays and lesbians ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 8.6
 6K
Merli (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Spain
Duration: 58 min.
Story: TV series about a high school philosophy teacher, Merlí, who teaches in an original way, and about the students of his class, including his own son, and the relationship, friendship, love, and problems between the students of the class.
Style: semi serious, captivating, sincere, thought provoking, realistic
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: philosophy, teacher, coming of age, high school, teenage love, gay lead character, homosexuality, teacher student relationship, young, gay love, coming out, jealousy ...
Time: contemporary
Place: spain, barcelona
⇓ similarity ⇓
15%