Movies like The Revival

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The Revival (2017)
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The Revival (2017)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A secret love affair between a southern Baptist preacher and a young drifter challenges the equilibrium of a growing church.
Style: queer cinema, psychological, sentimental, touching, sexy, melancholic
Plot: gay, fight, religion, lgbt, church, homosexual, infidelity, gay lead character, guilt, sex talk, gay bashing, gay interest, talking about love, lgbtq, love and romance, gay relationship, gay couple, love, gay love, romance, lovers, couple relations, fall in love, love affair, society ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa, arkansas

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Most similar movies to The Revival

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out sexy, melancholic, touching and psychological films with plots about gay relationship, gay, gays and lesbians, gay interest, gay lead character, gay couple and lgbt mostly in Drama, Romance and Comedy genres. Some movies like The Revival: About Us (2017), Last Summer (2013), Westerland (2012), Clayton & Claudia (2015), Finding Me: Truth (2011). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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About Us (2017)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Brazil
Duration: 70 min.
Story: The Love Story between Matheus and Diego is portrayed in the film script Diego writes when he becomes a filmmaker.
Style: romantic, sexy, melancholic, psychological, sentimental ...
Plot: gay relationship, lgbt, gay, gay subtext, male objectification, gay interest, male nudity, depression, gay couple, love affair, love and romance, romance ...
Time: 21st century
Place: brazil
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95%
 5.7
 942
Last Summer (2013)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 73 min.
Story: Luke and Jonah, two high school sweethearts, spend their final days together over the course of a long, quiet summer in the rural American South, contemplating their uncertain future and the uncertain future of America.
Style: gay cinema, touching, melancholic, sexy, psychological ...
Plot: gay, small town, countryside, gay interest, teenage boy, gay lead character, coming of age, gay relationship, summer, gay couple, love and romance, gays and lesbians ...
Time: 21st century
Place: alabama
⇓ similarity ⇓
94%
 4.9
 217
Westerland (2012)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Germany
Duration: 85 min.
Story: In the midst of a freezing winter on the island of Sylt, Cem comes across Jesús, who is on the verge of committing suicide. The two young men become fast friends, with their friendship unexpectedly threatening to develop into something more. Cem ...
Style: touching, psychological, melancholic, sexy, gay cinema ...
Plot: gay, gay subtext, lgbt, gay interest, mental illness, male nudity, love and romance, gay couple, youth, gay love, lovers, gay lead character ...
Time: 21st century
Place: germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
88%
Clayton & Claudia (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Story: Claudia Noon is a struggling booker for a local talent agency in Dallas. While working hard to find her actors work, an old crush from her high school years, Kent Bergman, shows-up at the agency looking for representation. It is obvious that Kent ...
Style: touching, romantic, sexy, psychological, gay cinema ...
Plot: gay, gay couple, love and romance, gay relationship, romance, youth, gays and lesbians, homosexual, gay interest, lovers, love affair, couples ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
86%
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Finding Me: Truth (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Truth follows the loves, losses, fights, jealousies and broken hearts of a group of friends. It centers around the sweet, bright-eyed and emotionally vulnerable Faybien (RayMartell Moore). Comfortable with his gayness but saddled with self-esteem ...
Style: romantic, melancholic, gay cinema, psychological, tense ...
Plot: black lgbt, gay, african american, gay couple, infidelity, gay relationship, gay african american, love and romance, romance, gay love, family relations, society ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
85%
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Retake (2016)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A lonely, middle-aged man hires a male prostitute to recreate a road trip from his past.
Style: road movie, romantic, melancholic, sexy, touching ...
Plot: gay, gay relationship, gay lead character, motel, male nudity, road trip, gay interest, gay sex, gay couple, love and romance, romance, love ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa, seattle, seattle washington, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
85%
Driving Not Knowing (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: An estranged poet attempts to rekindle a complex relationship with a strung-out musician during a weekend in rural nowhere; their toxic past, however, won't be so easily forgotten.
Style: touching, gay cinema, sentimental, unusual plot structure, sexy ...
Plot: drug addiction, gay, love, poetry, love and romance, gay couple, fall in love, family relations, youth, love affair, couples, young lovers ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
 6.1
 461
More Than Only (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A young gay man finds how to love himself and accept love from another, despite the disapproval of his father.
Style: queer cinema, romantic, sexy, humorous, touching ...
Plot: gay relationship, lgbt, gay interest, gay, fall in love, gay protagonist, father son relationship, talking about love, trust, college student, father daughter relationship, gay lead character ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
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Customized Companion (2017)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: China
Duration: 74 min.
Story: The love between two guys in a long-term relationship has faded and each look outside the relationship to a phone app that summons a customized virtual companion, hoping to find what they have lost between each other.
Style: psychological, unusual plot structure, contemplative, melancholic, touching ...
Plot: gay relationship, gay, radio announcer, love triangle, manipulation, infidelity, gay couple, love and romance, friendship, gays and lesbians, love, couples ...
Time: 21st century
Place: china
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
 5.1
 440
Leather (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Birch, a young man living in the Catskill Mountains, reunites with his childhood friend from the city, Andrew.
Style: touching, humorous, sexy, psychological, melancholic ...
Plot: gay, homosexual, childhood friend, male nudity, gay sex, gay relationship, love and romance, gay couple, love affair, family relations, lgbt, gay interest ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
 6.9
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The Marriage (2017)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Kosovo, Albania
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Bekim and Anita are getting married, but Anita is unaware that Bekim is still in love with his best friend Nol.
Style: psychological, melancholic, touching, sentimental, romantic ...
Plot: gay, lgbt, gay relationship, cheating girlfriend, closeted homosexual, infidelity, deception, secret, love triangle, gay lead character, gay slur, closeted gay ...
Time: 21st century
Place: kosovo
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
 6.0
 2K
Monsoon (2019)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance
Country: UK, Hong Kong
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Kit can’t remember much of his native Vietnam. When he returns to the Land of the Golden Star for the first time in over thirty years, he takes in his local surroundings as any Western tourist would, and the environment is as exotic as the ...
Style: queer cinema, tense, psychological, romantic, sexy ...
Plot: gay, gay relationship, interracial romance, gay lead character, gay couple, gay protagonist, gay interest, brother brother relationship, interracial relations, getting home, talking about love, sex talk ...
Time: 21st century
Place: vietnam, saigon
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
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Eat with Me (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Tired of her bland marriage, Emma moves in with her son Elliot in his downtown LA loft. Elliot is a chef at a lackluster Chinese restaurant facing foreclosure. Also he’s gay – and Emma’s distaste and denial over this has made strangers of ...
Style: psychological, gay cinema, melancholic, sexy, touching ...
Plot: gay, restaurant, chef, asian american, cooking, coming out, husband wife relationship, gay relationship, gay couple, love affair, romance, gay love ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
 5.5
 67
Trade (2019)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Trade tells the story of two men, one a streetwise hustler, the other a straight-laced lawyer, who meet and form a relationship that brings to light who they really are. Inspired by the book "Boulevard Girls" by David Kaye.
Style: melancholic, sexy, sentimental, unusual plot structure, contemplative ...
Plot: transsexual, sex scene, love, lgbtq, gay, gay couple, crossdressing, couples, love affair, gay lead character, homosexual, love and romance ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
Butterfly: The Adult World (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: South Korea
Duration: 72 min.
Story: This is a story about gay host bar, shedding a more humane light on the hosts and focusing on their stories.
Style: sexy, touching, melancholic, sentimental, psychological ...
Plot: gay, love and romance, gay couple, gay relationship, homosexual, gays and lesbians, love affair, romance, lovers, young lovers, society, couple relations ...
Time: 21st century
Place: south korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
 5.3
 81
Share (2011)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Philippines, Germany
Duration: 95 min.
Story: The rich yuppie Rene (played by superstar Paolo Rivero) lives in his grandmother's house, which he loves and adores. His driver Levi (Kristofer King, the new idol of the Philippine screen) lives in the house, too. Rene focuses on his career ...
Style: melancholic, romantic, sexy, gay cinema, touching ...
Plot: gay, beach, gay sex, friend, closeted homosexual, erotica, gay couple, love and romance, gay love, gay lead character, society, friends ...
Time: 21st century
Place: the philippines
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
 5.1
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To Heaven (2012)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Argentina
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Shy teenager Andrés lives in the Argentine city of La Plata and cycles between school, work and home listening to punk rock. One night he finds out that his idol, the lead singer of his favorite band, has committed suicide. His religious mother is ...
Style: melancholic, sentimental, sexy, romantic, touching ...
Plot: gay teenager, gay, coming of age, punk band, gay youth, gay son, grandmother grandson relationship, church, gay couple, love and romance, lgbt, escapades ...
Time: 21st century
Place: argentina
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
 7.1
 69
Frangipani (2014)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Sri Lanka
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Sarasi does not want Chamath to be the only boy in her bridal dressing class but she couldnt help wrapping the beautiful wedding saris that Chamath embroiders. Sarasi wants Chamath to rescue her from an arranged marriage but Chamath wants to run ...
Style: sexy, touching, contemplative, romantic, melancholic ...
Plot: love triangle, homosexual, reconciliation, gay cruising, gay, rejection, gay slur, gay couple, love and romance, family relations, gay relationship, love affair ...
Time: 21st century
Place: sri lanka
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
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Are We Lost Forever (2020)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Sweden, USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: One morning it is over. For Hampus it is a relief to break up from their destructive relationship, while Adrian is devastated. Will he be able to survive without the love of his life, or is there a way of somehow getting him back?
Style: touching, tense, sentimental, melancholic, unusual plot structure ...
Plot: gay, lgbt, gay relationship, gay couple, gay sex, gay interest, male nudity, breakup, photographer, romance, gays and lesbians, youth ...
Time: 21st century
Place: sweden, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
Cheetah in August (2015)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
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Story: Cheetah in August is a riveting story about a former high school track athlete who's distorted views on love, negatively affects the people closest to him. The journey of the main character, August, from his high school years into adult life is ...
Style: sentimental, touching, psychological, melancholic, romantic ...
Plot: gay, friend, male nudity, gay couple, group of friends, african american, love and romance, gay relationship, friendship, romance, family relations, lgbt ...
Time: 21st century
Place: california, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 4.2
 222
Tumbledown (2013)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Inspired by true events, Todd Verow’s Tumbledown is an explosive cocktail- an emotional rollercoaster ride through the dark sides of sexuality. A complicated love triangle develops after hunky Jay meets bartender Nick and invites him to spend the ...
Style: touching, sexy, psychological, romantic, melancholic ...
Plot: gay, love triangle, gay relationship, male nudity, hiv, gay couple, love and romance, society, youth, lgbt, homosexual, friendship ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
The First Time - Bedingungslose Liebe (2011)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Germany
Duration: 91 min.
Story: The film tells the story of two boys and how they deal with the discovery of love.
Style: touching, sexy, gay cinema, romantic, melancholic ...
Plot: male homosexuality, gay relationship, gay, gay teenager, teenage boy, coming out, homosexual, hugging, german, homosexuality, gay couple, love and romance ...
Time: 21st century
Place: germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 7.9
 614
Theory of Love (2019)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Thailand
Duration: 50 min.
TV show
Story: Third is a filmology major and a member of the Savage team along with his best friends Too, Bone, and Kai, but he has a secret. Third has been secretly in love with his Kai for years. For three years he has kept his…
Style: sincere, sentimental, melancholic, touching, romantic ...
Plot: gay, lgbt, gay relationship, homosexual, friendship, gays and lesbians, gay love, couples, love and romance, gay couple, lovers, young lovers ...
Time: 21st century
Place: thailand
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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I Hear the Sunspot (2017)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 72 min.
Story: Sugihara Kohei, a college student who has distanced himself from others unconsciously because he is hard of hearing and it keeps causing one misunderstanding after another. One day his classmate Taiichi stumbles into him and notices his delicious ...
Style: sentimental, melancholic, psychological, sexy, sincere ...
Plot: deaf, gay, homosexuality, university, love and romance, gay couple, gay relationship, gay interest, love, lgbt, couple relations, society ...
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
Santa Monica (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: Brazil
Duration: 70 min.
Story: A young man is warned by his boyfriend that he is leaving. Melancholia becomes part of his life until his friends take him to parties, amid these adventures, he can finally rediscover happiness.
Style: silent film, sentimental, romantic, psychological, touching ...
Plot: lgbt, male nudity, nudity (full frontal - brief), gay interest, love and romance, gay couple, gay relationship, gay, gay protagonist, young lovers, gays and lesbians, couple relations ...
Time: 21st century
Place: brazil
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
Right to Believe (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Tony Morris (Christopher Hunt) is a local newspaper reporter who is demoted to writing for his paper’s community section after his credibility is falsely called into question. Little does Tony know that his first assignment in his new role ...
Style: christian film, unusual plot structure, romantic, touching, gay cinema ...
Plot: gay, gay slur, christian propaganda, homophobe, homosexual, christianity, discussion, husband wife relationship, religion, christian, homosexuality, bible ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 6.9
 118
It Gets Better (2012)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Thailand
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Saithan, a retired post-op transsexual, retreats to the beautiful mountains of northern Thailand and falls in love with a local mechanic. Saithan wonders if Fai will look into her heart rather than her male past. Tonmai has inherited a gay cabaret ...
Style: touching, sexy, romantic, melancholic, gay cinema ...
Plot: gay, transsexual, crush, gay club, gay son, gay crush, gay teenager, gay bar, father son relationship, buddhist monk, nightclub, newcomer ...
Time: 21st century
Place: thailand
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 6.9
 1K
Sublet (2020)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Israel, USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A gay New York Times travel writer comes to Tel Aviv after suffering a tragedy. The energy of the city and his relationship with a younger man brings him back to life.
Style: psychological, humorous, contemplative, sentimental, sexy ...
Plot: gay, writers, male nudity, gay lead character, gay interest, gay sex, gay couple, homosexual, youth, lgbt, gays and lesbians, romance ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa, mediterranean sea, tel aviv israel, israel
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
Boys On Film 7: Bad Romance (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 165 min.
Story: Experience an alternative take on attraction with Boys On Film. Bad Romance explores the darker side with a collection of edgy and sexy short films, including: Alain Hain's "Curious Thing" starring Danny Bernardy and Matthew Wilkas; ...
Style: touching, unusual plot structure, psychological, sexy, gay cinema ...
Plot: gay, gay interest, lgbt, gay youth, love and romance, gay couple, romance, couple relations, gay love, homosexual, love affair, lovers ...
Time: 21st century
Place: europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
No Hard Feelings (2020)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Germany
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Parvis, the son of exiled Iranians, copes with life in his small hometown by indulging himself with pop culture, Grindr dates, and raves. After being caught shoplifting, he is sentenced to community service at a refugee shelter where he meets ...
Style: melancholic, touching, tense, contemplative, psychological ...
Plot: gay sex, gay, gay club, lgbt, gay interest, coming of age, gay muslim, gay subtext, gay lead character, gay protagonist, coming out, deportation ...
Time: 21st century
Place: berlin germany, iran
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%