Movies like The Right of Jesus

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The Right of Jesus (2008)
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The Right of Jesus (2008)
Original name: El derecho de Jesús
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: "El Derecho de Jesús" is a character driven drama in which Jesús, a Mexican-American college student tries to overcome contemporary family issues and unstable love relationships. His past and present eventually collide forcing him to take a stand.
Plot: gay, struggle, family relations, drugs, domestic violence, homosexual, bisexual, alzheimer's disease, elderly, latin, ethnic, director, honesty, self acceptance, small town, mexican american, pesticide
Place: los angeles

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, touching, sentimental and semi serious films with plots about gay, homosexual, family relations, gay interest, love, lgbt and bisexual mostly in Drama genres. Some movies like The Right of Jesus: Where I Begin (2011), Twice a Man (1964), It Gets Better (2012), Amazing Grace (1992), Depraved! (1967). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Where I Begin (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 77 min.
Story: A decade after a tragic event, Jacob decides to return home to his small southern roots, only to find that the past is not really the past and that people may change but they never forget. Can you ever really go home?
Plot: domestic violence, small town, coming of age, old friend, past, honesty, family relations, south
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95%
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Twice a Man (1964)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 49 min.
Story: A reworking of the myth of Hippolytus, in which a chaste youth rejects the incestuous advances of his mother and is saved from death by a caring physician.
Style: avant garde, experimental
Plot: gay, avant-garde, incest, greek mythology, lgbt, suicide, male homosexuality, family relations, gay interest, homosexuality, gay relationship, gay lead character ...
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61%
It Gets Better (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
Story: Inspired by the It Gets Better Project this documentary film follows the stories of three real-life subjects who are at unique impasses related to their identities as gay or transgender people.
Plot: lgbt, acceptance, lesbian, teenager, bisexual, homosexual, bullying, gay, tolerance, transsexual, hopes
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51%
 6.4
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Amazing Grace (1992)
Genre: Drama
Country: Israel
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A drama about two families, each with a gay son. Jonathan is splitting from Miki because the more experienced Miki is playing around. Then Jonathan sees Thomas, the son and grandson of his neighbors, who is back in Israel after failing to make it as ...
Plot: gay, mother, gay interest, drug, drugs, israeli, erotic fantasy, masturbation, gay teenager, homosexuality, homosexual, aids ...
Place: israel
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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 5.4
 18
Depraved! (1967)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 75 min.
Story: Features the lives of three swingers couples whose debauched lifestyle of drugs, swapping mates, and abuse begins to catch up to all six of them.
Style: psychotronic
Plot: sadism, drugs, abortion, infidelity, marriage, suicide, lesbian, rape, wife swapping, nudity (full frontal - brief), homosexual, transvestite ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 8.3
 25
La Migra (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: La Migra is a 'Romeo and Juliet' story set in the border crossing town of Imperial Beach, California - US Border Patrol Agent Diego Chavez (Michael Copon) works closely with his Uncle Manny Chavez (Marco Rodríguez) the Port Director for ...
Style: contemplative, light, captivating, psychological, unusual plot structure
Plot: friendship, latin, mexican american, old friend, smuggling, border patrol, friend, drugs, crush, love, couples, romance ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 6.9
 612
Our Sons (1991)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Our Sons is a 1991 made-for-TV movie starring Julie Andrews and Ann-Margret as two mothers of gay sons, one of whom is dying of AIDS. As a small town waitress, Ann-Margret's character must overcome her own homophobia and learn to love her son ...
Style: psychological, emotional, serious, realistic, touching ...
Plot: gay, aids, terminal illness, estrangement, hospital, family relations, parents and children, family problems, friendship, small town, gays and lesbians, denial ...
Time: 90s
Place: arkansas, usa, san diego california, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 6.4
 174
The Shadow Box (1980)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Over the course of a day in a California hospice, three terminally ill patients are observed with their families reflecting on life and death. Adapted for television from the award-winning play by Michael Cristofer.
Plot: love, wheelchair, letter, husband wife relationship, homosexual, cancer, marriage, father son relationship, gay, terminal illness, hospice, long lost daughter ...
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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That Certain Summer (1972)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 73 min.
Story: The first US teleplay to deal sympathetically with homosexuality. Divorced San Francisco contractor Doug Salter is looking forward to a summer visit from his fourteen-year-old son Nick, who lives in Los Angeles with his mother Janet. The boy does ...
Plot: gay, coming out, father son relationship, family relations, male homosexuality, gay slur, lgbt, older man younger man relationship, runaway, teenage boy, airport, divorce ...
Place: san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Naked As We Came (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Love, loss and hope are tumultuously explored amidst a tranquil backdrop and asks us all the question: What is your dream?
Style: touching, realistic, semi serious, sincere, sentimental
Plot: gay sex, gay, gays and lesbians, family relations, gay lead character, dysfunctional family, parents and children, family problems, dying, mother daughter relationship, reconciliation, sick mother ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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42%
 7.3
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My Family (1995)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 128 min.
Story: Traces over three generations an immigrant family's trials, tribulations, tragedies, and triumphs. Maria and Jose, the first generation, come to Los Angeles, meet, marry, face deportation all in the 1930's. They establish their family in ...
Style: touching, captivating, realistic, serious, dramatic ...
Plot: family relations, immigrants, wedding, murder, coming of age, death of wife, marriage, family, rebelliousness, reunion, couples, society ...
Time: 50s, 1920s, 20s, 20th century, 1950s ...
Place: los angeles, california, usa, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 5.5
 262
Walk Proud (1979)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A young Chicano gang member in Los Angeles comes to realize that the gang life is not what he really wants but doesn't know how to get out.
Style: serious, realistic
Plot: gang, mexican american, gang member, redemption, latin, gangsters, love and romance, crimes, hopes, life is a bitch, estrangement, youth ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: los angeles, latin america, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
An Unusual Affair (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany
Story: Jochen Wenzel, a young teacher, married with two kids, one day surprisingly falls in love with a young male colleague, Tom Leuthner and they begin an unusual affair (= "Eine aussergewöhnliche Affäre"). While Ina, Jochen's wife, ...
Style: suspense, touching, sincere, captivating
Plot: gay, gay lead character, gay husband, lgbt, love triangle, fall in love, extramarital affair, infidelity, falling in love, husband wife relationship, homosexual, adultery ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 4.7
 107
Raising Heroes (1996)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Josh and Paul want to adopt Nickie, the child of Paul's recently deceased friend Susan. Susan's mother opposes gays' adopting, and Monday is the final court date. On Friday, Josh stops by a market for milk and glimpses a Mob hit. ...
Plot: gay parent, gay adoption, gay, lgbt, gay interest, gay lead character, gay father, adoption, homosexual, gay couple, gay relationship
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 6.1
 117
Together Alone (1991)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Bryan meets a man called Bill in a bar. They go back to Bryan's home and have unprotected sex. Later, they wake up and talk. Bryan discovers that Bill's real name is Brian, and that he is bisexual. They spend hours talking, covering topics ...
Plot: gay, unprotected sex, gay subtext, gay sex, eyeglasses, bed, aids, pick up, falling, island, homosexual, hiv positive ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
The Illiac Passion (1967)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Prometheus, on an Odyssean journey, crosses the Brooklyn Bridge in search of the characters of his imagination. After meeting the Muse, he proceeds to the "forest." There, under an apple tree, he communes with his selves, represented by ...
Style: underground film, avant garde, experimental
Plot: greek mythology, homoeroticism, avant-garde, lgbt, bisexual, gay, repeated scene, love, mythology, homosexual, surrealism, greek
Place: ancient greece
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Suicide Service (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: Norway
Duration: 109 min.
Story: The motivations of two men running an illegal assisted suicide service to help relieve suffering change with the the appearance of two very different women in their lives.
Style: neo noir
Plot: homosexual, male nudity, cancer, murder, gay, moral ambiguity, love, bisexual, euthanasia
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 6.2
 159
Los jornaleros (2003)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Los Jornaleros presents the interwoven stories of three young Hispanic men who come to this country to pursue te American dream and instead end up struggling as day-laborers.
Plot: gay, gay latino, gay wedding, interracial couple, immigrants, illegal immigrant, brother brother relationship, gay interest, gigolo, art dealer, mexican immigrant, mexican american
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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 3.4
 158
Surrender (2003)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 73 min.
Story: A wild journey through the dark S&M underworld. Salene, a struggling Hollywood writer with a haunting past gets drawn into the world of S&M as she is researching a novel about a dominatrix. Georgia Brown, a native hometown friend arrives for ...
Style: erotic
Plot: female director, bondage, police detective, dungeon, drugs, lesbian kiss, surrealism, french kiss, nudity (full frontal - brief), writers, bisexual, smoking ...
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Darker Secrets:  Sideline Secrets II (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 70 min.
Story: PETER a young traffic cop, is asked to look through hours of sex tapes the late psychiatrist Dr Tyler and his associate Detective Cunningham made of his unwilling male patients. Having both been killed in the first film they have left behind ...
Plot: gay, sex, male nudity, homosexual, pubic hair, erotica, nudity (full frontal - brief)
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 6.6
 444
Boys Life 2 (1997)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 74 min.
Story: Compilation of four short films about homoerotic situations involving young men. In "Trevor", by Peggy Rajski, a teenager faces homophobia and falls in love for the first time. Tom DeCerchio directed "Nunzio's Second ...
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, touching, anthology ...
Plot: gay, youth, coming out, gay interest, coming of age, couples, best friends, love and romance, gender, gays and lesbians, single parent, social misfits ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: iowa, usa, canada, new jersey, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 5.6
 376
Phoenix (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Inspired by Michelangelo Antonioni's 1961 classic L'Avventura, Michael Akers' "PHOENIX" is infused with symbolism and a sexy spark. Dylan Wells (Chad Edward Bartley) has a good job, a great apartment and an exciting ...
Plot: gay, shower, infidelity, male nurse, birthday, love triangle, double life, man in bathtub, male in shower, male in bathtub, bathtub, gay director
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 6.7
 83
Hinterland (1998)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Scripter Jacques Nolot made his directorial debut with this French drama, winner of the Prix Georges Sadoul. In a small town in southwestern France, successful actor Jacques Pruez (Nolot) returns home briefly to visit his dying mother. When she ...
Plot: autograph, prejudice, hometown, homecoming, female nudity, flashback, celebrity, homosexual, gay, aunt, rugby, effeminacy ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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The Books of John (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: "The Books Of John" is a movie that follows the lives of three different people, Frank McLean, Will and Caryn. Frank finds himself alone after losing his longtime partner suddenly and without warning. Months later he finds that his partner ...
Plot: lesbianism, bare breasts, gay rights, lesbian, female nudity, sex, gay kiss, gay son, lesbian kiss, father son relationship, gay african american, lesbian interest ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 5.6
 14
Transit (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 74 min.
Story: After a graffiti artist loses his brother and fellow partner-in-crime to the hands of a vigilante killer he vows to give up graffiti forever. That lasts until he hooks up with his best friend, a tag-banger out to make a name for himself.
Plot: death, graffiti, death of protagonist, violence, gangster, murder, gangsters, latin
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 7.6
 28K
On Golden Pond (1981)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: For Norman and Ethel Thayer, this summer on golden pond is filled with conflict and resolution. When their daughter Chelsea arrives, the family is forced to renew the bonds of love and overcome the generational friction that has existed for years. ...
Style: touching, emotional, realistic, witty, contemplative ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: family relations, elderly, reconciliation, alienation, lake, aging, bittersweet, old age, resentment, retired, couples, profanity ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: new england, maine
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 6.9
 2K
Making Love (1982)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: A perfect typical LA couple find their happily-ever-after life broken when Zach confronts his long-repressed attraction for other men.
Style: sincere, sexual, sentimental, emotional, touching ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: coming out, gay, love triangle, infidelity, gay interest, gays and lesbians, love affair, office, sexual relations, fall in love, family relations, dysfunctional family ...
Time: 80s
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Three Bewildered People in the Night (1987)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: David, Craig and Alicia are a triangle of young lovers who find angst and despair as they sort out their feelings and sexuality in a late-night coffee shop.
Plot: bowling, infidelity, love triangle, homosexual, shower, gay kiss, photographer, coffee shop, gay
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 6.9
 22
Endings (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Emmy Ferguson is a 10-year old who learns that, after a long bout with leukemia, today is probably her last day on earth. Chris Ryan is a 35-year-old drug addict who is determined to make this his last day. And Adonna Frost, suffering from advanced ...
Plot: dying, drug addict, drug, journey, breast cancer, leukemia, suicide, death, family relations, drugs
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 6.1
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Sweet Lorraine (1987)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Serio-comic look at the residents and staff of a Catskill Mountains resort during its final days.
Style: humorous, touching, sentimental, feel good, semi serious ...
Plot: hotel, love and romance, elderly, aging, hopes, love affair, friendship, small town, small town life, americana, ambition, couples ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%