Movies like Love, Simon

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Love, Simon (2018)
 7.6
 81K
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, sweet, romantic, humorous, exciting, captivating, disturbing, sincere, enigmatic ...
Audience: teen drama
Plot: gay, lgbt, coming out, homosexuality, lgbt teen, gay lead character, gay teenager, love, sexual identity, friendship, parent child relationship, closeted homosexual, gay relationship, high school, homosexual, gay son, sexuality, youth, teenager, gay friend, coming of age, flirting, brother sister relationship, bully, gay crush ...

Most similar movies to Love, Simon

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, touching, sentimental and semi serious films with plots about gay, coming out, homosexuality, gays and lesbians, gender, friendship and gay kiss mostly in Drama, Romance and Comedy genres. Some movies like Love, Simon: Call Me by Your Name (2017), The Way He Looks (2014), Alex Strangelove (2018), Beautiful Thing (1996), 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.
Style: sincere, touching, disturbing, captivating
Plot: gay relationship, lgbt, first love, gay teenager, teenage boy, self discovery, homosexual, summer, coming out, masturbation, gay, loss ...
Time: year 1983
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
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: gay, teenage love, homosexuality, coming of age, friendship, gay teenager, gays and lesbians, coming out, lgbt, blindness, homosexual, teenage life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: brazil, sao paulo brazil
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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 ...
Audience: teen comedy
Plot: homosexuality, high school, frat party, coming out, girlfriend, gay, lgbt, kissing in public, sexual fantasy, motel sex, confusion, vomiting ...
⇓ 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, realistic, gloomy, offbeat, humorous ...
Audience: teens
Plot: coming out, gay, gays and lesbians, sexuality, homosexuality, teenage love, coming of age, friendship, single parent, child abuse, homosexual, sexual attraction ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: london, england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 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, sincere, romantic, sweet, emotional ...
Plot: gay relationship, coming out, gay, gays and lesbians, young lovers, grownups, teenage life, best friends, dysfunctional family, surfing, homosexual, society ...
Time: contemporary
Place: california, southern california, san francisco, canada, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
 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, funny, sweet, light ...
Audience: teens
Plot: gay, coming out, high school, friends, friendship, best friend, youth, teenage life, lgbt, gender, high school life, social relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s
Place: usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 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: touching, sentimental, feel good, realistic, semi serious ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: coming out, small town, gay, friendship, store, gay relationship, native american, gays and lesbians, romance, couple relations, friends, hopes ...
Time: 90s
Place: montana, usa, new york, london, new jersey
⇓ 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: serious, sentimental, touching, psychological, realistic ...
Plot: coming out, gays and lesbians, christianity, tragic event, homosexual, suicide, gay teenager, parents and children, life is a bitch, society, family problems, homosexuality ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, san francisco, california, portland oregon
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.4
 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, humorous, light, romantic, sweet ...
Audience: teens
Plot: coming out, summer camp, friendship, gays and lesbians, youth, gay, love triangle, romance, teenage love, fall in love, coming of age, teenage crush ...
Time: contemporary
Place: germany, europe, bavaria, berlin germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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, sentimental, clever ...
Plot: transvestism, homosexuality, gays and lesbians, gay, romance, gender bending, couples, dishonesty, true love, love and romance, parents and children, couple relations ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, usa, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.6
 16K
Free Fall (2013)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Germany
Duration: 100 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: touching, serious, sexual, atmospheric, emotional ...
Plot: gays and lesbians, forbidden love, gay, coming out, love affair, strong sexual content, lgbt, infidelity, love and romance, fall in love, gay love, gay slur ...
Place: germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, captivating, realistic, touching, sincere
Plot: homosexuality, youth, gender, single mother, single parent, rebellion, coming of age, gay relationship, overbearing mother, gay, french, gays and lesbians ...
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 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: touching, sentimental, romantic, humorous, disturbing ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: gay, coming out, homosexuality, gays and lesbians, self discovery, romance, culture clash, lgbt, opposites attract, gender, fall in love, couples ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, idaho, usa, salt lake city utah, new jersey ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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, humorous, semi serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: coming of age, gay, high school, friendship, lgbt teen, coming out, summer, amusement park, gays and lesbians, lgbt, homosexuality, small town ...
Time: 80s, year 1984
Place: ohio, usa, midwest, new jersey, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Imagine Me & You (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, Germany
Duration: 90 min.
Story: During her wedding ceremony, Rachel notices Luce in the audience and feels instantly drawn to her. The two women become close friends, and when Rachel learns that Luce is a lesbian, she realizes that despite her happy marriage to Heck, she is ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, sentimental, romantic, sexy ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: lesbian, coming out, love affair, gays and lesbians, fall in love, infidelity, love triangle, power of love, fish out of water, couple relations, friendship, disorder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: london, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Hurricane Bianca (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Hurricane Bianca is a revenge comedy about a New York teacher who moves to a small town in Texas, gets fired for being gay, and returns disguised in drag to get revenge on the people who were nasty to him.
Plot: lgbt, gay, high school, teacher, revenge, discrimination, small town, gay pride, high school teacher, education, school, gay culture ...
Place: texas, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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: sentimental, touching, realistic, sincere, semi serious ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, teens
Plot: coming out, teenage love, lesbian relationship, high school, lesbian, young lovers, teenage life, romance, best friends, lifestyle, social differences, gender ...
Time: 90s, 80s
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 6.6
 8K
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: realistic, sweet, harsh, melancholic, witty ...
Audience: kids
Plot: gay, friendship, coming out, male friendship, sexual identity, sexual orientation, lgbt, dating, sexuality, dancing, marriage proposal, priest ...
Place: san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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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: gay teenager, lgbt, coming of age, gay, gay sex, gay lead character, gay protagonist, male objectification, gay brother, gay son, first love, infatuation ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.3
 440
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: realistic, emotional, sincere, serious, touching ...
Plot: coming out, gay, gender, high school, power relations, youth, teenage love, coming of age, teenage life, dedicated educator, teachers and students, gays and lesbians ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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: semi serious, realistic, touching
Plot: friendship, hotel, coming out, closeted homosexual, gay relationship, gay, gays and lesbians, self discovery, best friends, lovers reunited, gender, couple relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 7.2
 83K
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, sincere, sentimental, emotional, sad ...
Plot: coming out, gay, terminal illness, cancer, father son relationship, lgbt, gay father, secret, dying, grief, self discovery, love affair ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1978, 1950s, year 1955 ...
Place: california, los angeles, usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 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: sentimental, touching, feel good, semi serious, humorous ...
Plot: coming out, coming of age, college, gay, gays and lesbians, couples, teenage life, gender, high school life, introspection, suburbs, youth ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Movie in collections
 7.6
 47K
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: touching, humorous, sentimental, captivating, sexual ...
Audience: girls' night, teens
Plot: lesbian, coming out, teenage love, small town, love and romance, fall in love, first love, gays and lesbians, self discovery, couple relations, sexuality, forbidden love ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: sweden, europe, scandinavia, stockholm sweden
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 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: touching, sentimental, sincere, realistic, humorous ...
Audience: teens
Plot: gay, coming out, coming of age, teenage life, friendship, gender, romance, youth, fall in love, lifestyle, gays and lesbians, sexual exploration ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: england, europe, britain, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
13%
Mambo Italiano (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Canada
Duration: 88 min.
Story: When an Italian man comes out of the closet, it affects both his life and his crazy family.
Style: humorous, touching, feel good, sentimental, realistic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: coming out, gay, sex, gay relationship, gays and lesbians, immigrants, culture clash, family, misfit, lifestyle, parents and children, family relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada, montreal quebec
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
The Truth About Jane (2000)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Jane, a high school teenager, tries to deal with the discovery that she is a lesbian after developing an intense friendship with another girl who makes her discover her true sexuality, which is only the start of Jane's troubles when Jane's ...
Style: touching, sentimental, serious, sincere, disturbing ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: coming out, school, lesbian, friendship, fall in love, high school life, parents and children, high school, lesbian couple, teenage love, youth, love and romance ...
Time: 90s, year 1989, year 1993
Place: kindergarten
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Just a Question of Love (2000)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 88 min.
Story: After his gay cousin dies from hepatitis, young Laurent, who lives with his best friend Carole, falls in love with Cedric, a plant scientist. He's afraid to inform his conservative parents that he is gay.
Style: realistic, emotional, serious, touching, disturbing ...
Audience: teens
Plot: coming out, gays and lesbians, homosexuality, couples, gay, fall in love, love and romance, lifestyle, gay slur, secret love, parents and children, youth ...
Time: 90s
Place: france, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Geography Club (2013)
Genre: Comedy
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: realistic, touching, witty, semi serious
Audience: teens
Plot: coming of age, high school, friendship, teenage sexuality, sexual orientation, sexual identity, closeted homosexual, gay, gays and lesbians, teenage life, high school life, social misfits ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Make the Yuletide Gay (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: The holidays get overly festive as Olaf "Gunn" Gunnunderson, an out-and-proud gay college student, crawls back into the closet to survive the holidays with his parents. But when his boyfriend, Nathan, shows up at their doorstep ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, touching, captivating, realistic ...
Plot: coming out, gay, gays and lesbians, gay relationship, college, holiday, youth, love and romance, parents and children, family relations, gender, disorder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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