Movies like The Happy Prince

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The Happy Prince (2018)
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The Happy Prince (2018)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: UK, Belgium, Italy, Germany
Duration: 105 min.
Story: THE HAPPY PRINCE tells the story of the last days of Oscar Wilde. This great man of letters, once one of the most famous authors in England, is now a superstar on the skids. As Oscar lies on his death bed, the past comes flooding back to him, transporting him to other times and places.
Style: gay cinema, touching, suspenseful, captivating, sad, suspense, melancholic, depressing, fairy tale, exciting ...
Plot: gay, gay romance, gay lead character, victorian england, gay relationship, downfall, gay erotica, lgbt, gay slur, gay friend, gay couple, love, writers, death, male nudity, exile, artist, father son relationship, gay youth, irony, gay father, imprisonment, gay interest, gay love, destructive relationship ...
Time: 19th century
Place: paris france, naples italy, london

Most similar movies to The Happy Prince

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out touching, psychological, sexy and melancholic films with plots about gay, lgbt, gay relationship, love, homosexual, male nudity and gay lead character mostly in Drama, Romance and Biography genres. Some movies like The Happy Prince: Milk (2008), Yves Saint Laurent (2014), Holding the Man (2015), Another Country (1984), Wilde (1997). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Milk (2008)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 128 min.
Story: The story of California's first openly gay elected official, Harvey Milk, who became an outspoken agent for change, seeking equal rights and opportunities for all. His great love for the city and its people brought him backing from young and ...
Style: thought provoking, realistic, touching, serious, sincere ...
Plot: gay, gays and lesbians, discrimination, gay slur, homosexual, politician, politics, civil rights, election, protest, homosexuality, murder ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1973, year 1976, year 1970 ...
Place: san francisco, california, usa, sacramento california, new york ...
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100%
Yves Saint Laurent (2014)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A look at the life of French designer Yves Saint Laurent from the beginning of his career in 1958 when he met his lover and business partner, Pierre Berge.
Style: captivating, melancholic, enigmatic, sentimental, factual ...
Plot: fashion, gay, rise to the top, fashion designer, ambition, couple relations, gays and lesbians, character study, fashion show, couples, gender, artists and showbiz ...
Time: 50s, 60s, 20th century, 1950s, 1960s ...
Place: paris france, france, europe, morocco, tokyo
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100%
Holding the Man (2015)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: Australia
Duration: 127 min.
Story: In the 1970s, a young Australian boy, Timothy, finds himself confused. He falls for the captain of the football team. What follows shows all aspects of a relationship, regardless of gender or sexual preference. Conflict, temptation, and a huge ...
Style: touching, psychological, suspense, sexy, contemplative ...
Plot: gay romance, gay relationship, gay teenager, gay couple, gay, gay student, gay bashing, lgbt, gay love, gay son, father son relationship, coming of age ...
Time: 21st century, 70s
Place: austria, australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
Another Country (1984)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Set in the 1930s, Guy Bennett and Tommy Judd are friends because they are both outsiders in their own ways. Bennett is openly gay, Judd is a Marxist. It explores his homosexuality and exposure to Marxism, while examining the hypocrisy and snobbery ...
Style: realistic, serious, rough, factual, captivating ...
Plot: gay, gays and lesbians, gay lead character, social differences, society, golden years, youth, romance, equality, boys' school, boarding school life, politics ...
Time: 80s, year 1983, post world war two, 1930s
Place: england, russia, europe, britain, ussr ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
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 6.9
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Wilde (1997)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, Japan, Germany
Duration: 118 min.
Story: The story of Oscar Wilde, genius, poet, playwright and the First Modern Man. The self-realisation of his homosexuality caused Wilde enormous torment as he juggled marriage, fatherhood and responsibility with his obsessive love for Lord Alfred ...
Style: homoerotic, touching, captivating, serious, realistic ...
Plot: homosexuality, gay, gay lead character, obsession, gays and lesbians, hypocrisy, gay protagonist, courtroom drama, male homosexuality, writer's life, prison, gay slur ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, victorian, 90s
Place: england, europe, ireland, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
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, sexy, touching, sincere ...
Plot: gay, gay relationship, homosexuality, closeted homosexual, homosexual, forbidden love, gays and lesbians, gay romance, first gay sexual experience, gay slur, gay sex, male nudity ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, 80s, 70s, 20th century ...
Place: usa, wyoming, texas, new york, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
120 Beats Per Minute (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 143 min.
Story: Paris, in the early 1990s: a group of young activists is desperately tied to finding the cure against an unknown lethal disease. They target the pharmaceutical labs that are retaining potential cures, and multiply direct actions, with the hope of ...
Style: gay cinema, thought provoking, disturbing, psychological, captivating ...
Plot: gay love, gay, lgbt, gay relationship, aids, laboratory, epidemic, cure, demonstration, activist, medicine, hospital ...
Time: 1990s, 90s, year 1992
Place: europe, paris france, france
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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: gay cinema, realistic, captivating, lgbt cinema, melancholic ...
Plot: gay, gay lead character, homosexuality, coming out, gay slur, gay bashing, lgbt, closeted homosexual, gay romance, gay son, gay love, character study ...
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67%
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Dallas Buyers Club (2013)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Loosely based on the true-life tale of Ron Woodroof, a drug-taking, women-loving, homophobic man who in 1986 was diagnosed with HIV/AIDS and given thirty days to live.
Style: psychological, heartbreaking, sincere, thought provoking, touching ...
Plot: human spirit, aids, fighting the system, transsexual, gay slur, life is a bitch, death, terminal illness, gays and lesbians, treatment, society, casual sex ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 90s, year 1986, year 1985
Place: texas, usa, japan, dallas texas, china ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Total Eclipse (1995)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, France, Belgium
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Young, wild poet Arthur Rimbaud and his mentor Paul Verlaine engage in a fierce, forbidden romance while feeling the effects of a hellish artistic lifestyle.
Style: serious, sexy, sexual, psychological, contemplative ...
Plot: gay, lgbt, poet, gay teenager, writer's life, mentor, sodomy, gay sex, prodigy, romance, infidelity, tragic love ...
Time: 19th century, 1870s, victorian era
Place: paris france, europe, africa, france, holland ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
Enfant Terrible (2020)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 134 min.
Story: When 22-year-old Rainer Werner Fassbinder storms the stage of a small, progressive theatre in Munich 1967, and seizes the production without further ado, nobody suspects this brazen young rebel to become one of the most important post-war German ...
Style: unusual plot structure, tense, psychological, captivating, contemplative
Plot: film producer, gay couple, gay, actor, male nudity, gay club, fall in love, gay relationship, love, romance, gays and lesbians, gay protagonist ...
Time: 70s, 80s, 60s, 1960s
Place: munich germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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I Miss You (2019)
Genre: Drama
Country: Bolivia, USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Following his son Gabriel’s death, Jorge travels from conservative Bolivia to New York City to confront Gabriel’s boyfriend Sebastian. While the two battle over Jorge’s inability to accept his son, Sebastian channels his grief into a bold new ...
Style: queer cinema, gay cinema, lgbt cinema, psychological, melancholic ...
Plot: gay, gay interest, acceptance, lgbt, gay culture, gay slur, gay love, suicide, gay romance, gay relationship, gay lead character, gay friend ...
Place: new york, bolivia
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
The Blonde One (2019)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Argentina
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Womanising Juan must quickly find a flatmate after his brother moves out. In moves Gabriel (the blonde of the title), Juan's stoic and very handsome co-worker, who is recently widowed and struggling to support his young daughter. What starts ...
Style: erotic, bleak, surprise ending, disturbing, psychological ...
Plot: gay, closeted homosexual, male homosexuality, gay relationship, gay love, lust, male nudity, homosexuality, homosexual, homoeroticism, gay erotica, sexual tension ...
Place: argentina
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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, falling in love, extramarital affair, infidelity, husband wife relationship, bisexual, adultery ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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Genius (2016)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: New York in the 1920s. Max Perkins, literary editor at Scribner’s Sons is the first to sign such subsequent literary greats as Ernest Hemingway and F. Scott Fitzgerald. When a sprawling, chaotic 1,000-page manuscript by an unknown writer named ...
Style: intellectual, melancholic, talky, touching, inspirational ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: writers, novelist, genius, eccentricity, creativity, book editor, destiny, obsession, mentor, writer's life, life philosophy, storytelling ...
Time: 1930s
Place: usa, new york, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Reinventing Marvin (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 115 min.
Story: A young gay man determined to reinvent his life leaves everything behind on his quest for self-realization.
Style: gay cinema, non-linear, psychological, tense, captivating ...
Plot: gay relationship, gay lead character, gay youth, gay teenager, gay student, lgbt, gay, father son relationship, gay slur, brother brother relationship, gay interest, gay son ...
Time: 21st century
Place: paris france
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44%
 7.7
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Maurice (1987)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 140 min.
Story: In 1909, Maurice Hall (James Wilby) enters Cambridge, where he befriends wealthy Clive Durham (Hugh Grant). Clive confesses he is sexually attracted to Maurice, who realizes he is a homosexual when he begins to return Clive's feelings. The two ...
Style: gay cinema, serious, realistic, melancholic, scenic ...
Plot: gay, homosexuality, gay relationship, gay lead character, gay romance, homosexual, closeted homosexual, male nudity, forbidden love, lgbt, gays and lesbians, society ...
Time: victorian era, 20th century, 1910s, 19th century, victorian ...
Place: england, europe, london, greece, france ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
I Carry You with Me (2020)
Genre: Drama
Country: Mexico, USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: An epic love story spanning decades is sparked by a chance encounter between two men in provincial Mexico. Based on a true story, ambition and societal pressure propel an aspiring chef to leave his soulmate and make the treacherous journey to New ...
Style: touching, psychological, contemplative, melancholic, sentimental
Plot: gay, gay interest, lgbt, gay couple, chef, immigrants, teacher, restaurant, male nudity, gay relationship, gays and lesbians, hopes ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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Against the Law (2017)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 84 min.
Story: The film tells the story of Peter Wildeblood, a thoughtful and private gay journalist whose affair with a handsome serviceman he met in Piccadilly – during the time homosexuality was a crime – turned Queen's evidence against him in one of ...
Style: sexy, tense, touching, suspenseful, psychological ...
Plot: lgbt, male homosexuality, gay, court, gay slur, gay interest, legal, prison, gay couple, love and romance, confined, prison life ...
Time: year 1952
Place: europe
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42%
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
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41%
A Moment in the Reeds (2017)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, Finland
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Having moved to Paris for university, Leevi returns to his native Finland for the summer to help his estranged father renovate the family lake house so it can be sold. Tareq, a recent asylum seeker from Syria, has been hired to help with the work, ...
Style: sincere, captivating, realistic, serious, atmospheric ...
Plot: gay, gay love, gay relationship, lgbt, gay lead character, gay romance, sex scene, immigration, gay sex, lake house, homosexuality, syrian refugee ...
Place: finland
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41%
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Boy Erased (2018)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: Australia, USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: The son of a Baptist preacher is forced to participate in a church supported gay conversion program.
Style: thought provoking, sentimental, psychological, captivating, queer cinema ...
Plot: gay teenager, lgbt, lgbt teen, gay, gay rape, coming of age, teen suicide, father son relationship, church, trust, party, humiliation ...
Place: arkansas, southern usa, new york
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41%
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Weekend (2011)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 97 min.
Story: After a drunken house party with his straight mates, Russell heads out to a gay club. Just before closing time he picks up Glen but what's expected to be just a one-night stand becomes something else, something special.
Style: sincere, touching, emotional, meditative, romantic ...
Plot: gay relationship, gay love, gay, gay couple, lgbt, gay club, gays and lesbians, lifestyle, weekend, homosexual, one night stand, gay sex ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 70s
Place: england, europe, london, britain, canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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Ranchlands (2019)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 69 min.
Story: The story of a spiritually scarred man whose life changes forever when he must return to his estranged family to help care for a brother who is suffering from brain cancer. With the help of a spiritually enlightened caregiver, he faces the demons of ...
Style: touching, suspenseful, rough, suspense
Plot: gay, lgbt, cancer, romance, family secret, gay lead character, brother brother relationship, gay slur, parent child relationship, male homosexuality, mystery, homosexuality ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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Boy (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 48 min.
Story: Boy ('the helper') tells the story of an invisible member of our society, an illegal Filipino cleaner. He has no name. Moving continuously from one location to the other, he is living between being seen and being invisible, between his ...
Style: gay cinema, romantic, unusual plot structure, psychological, sentimental ...
Plot: gay, gay relationship, gay subtext, gay interest, gay youth, alcohol abuse, gay asian, gay friend, depression, gay lead character, gay club, photographer ...
Time: 21st century
Place: netherlands
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Where Horses Go to Die (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 67 min.
Story: Daniel is an artist who has lost his desire to paint. An unexpected meeting with three « working girls » one evening marks the beginning of a surreal adventure. Later that night, the wildest dreams and the worst nightmares of his three new muses ...
Style: sexy, touching, psychological, melancholic, romantic ...
Plot: gay, male nudity, gay interest, painter, gay couple, lgbt, couples, love affair, homosexual, love and romance, youth, romance ...
Time: 21st century
Place: france
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40%
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Sorry Angel (2018)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 132 min.
Story: A university student and an older, HIV-positive writer strike up a romance in 1993.
Style: atmospheric, captivating, touching, sincere, emotional
Plot: gay relationship, gay, male nudity, aids, love, life philosophy, introspection, forbidden love, bisexual, desire, secret love, tragic love ...
Time: year 1993, 90s, 1990s
Place: paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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Are We Ok? (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: Turkey
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Temmuz is an openly gay sculptor living at a flat with his dog in Istanbul. He lives a bohemian lifestyle and has a happy go lucky, carefree, eccentric (such as believing in good luck charms) character, frequently distracting him from his work as a ...
Style: psychological, gay cinema, romantic, tense, touching ...
Plot: lgbt, gay, father son relationship, gay slur, friendship, alcohol abuse, sculptor, depression, gay lead character, gay couple, love and romance, family relations ...
Time: 21st century
Place: turkey
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 5.1
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Aya Arcos (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: Brazil, Germany
Duration: 84 min.
Story: When successful writer Edu falls in love with a young hustler, Fabio, his initial fear is about contracting HIV, but emotional matters soon loom large as well.
Style: touching, realistic, gay cinema
Plot: romance, gay, gay interest, sex scene, male nudity, male homosexuality, romantic relationship, homosexual sex, homoeroticism, sexual content, gay love, gay couple ...
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36%
 7.5
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A Single Man (2009)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Adapted from a 1964 novel of the same name, the film follows a day in the life of George Falconer, a British college professor reeling with the recent and sudden loss of his longtime partner. This traumatic event makes George challenge his own will ...
Style: psychological, touching, sincere, philosophical, enigmatic ...
Plot: depression, gays and lesbians, gay, homosexual, tragic love, loneliness, broken heart, gay relationship, haunted by the past, love and romance, homosexuality, death ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, 20th century, year 1962, 1940s
Place: california, los angeles, usa, madrid, london ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%