Movies like Riot 2018

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Riot (2018)
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Riot (2018)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance
Country: Australia
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A look at the 1970s Gay Rights Movement in Australia through the eyes of dedicated activist Lance Gowland. As Lance deals with his sexuality, he must also juggle work, family and relationships.
Style: psychological, tense, unusual plot structure, disturbing, contemplative
Plot: lgbt, protest, lesbian, gay, police, gay sex, lesbian relationship, discrimination, police brutality, gay relationship, gay lead character, riot, police officer, gay rights, protestor, crimes, youth, violence, romance, love and romance, chase, society, escapades, lgbt history, male nudity ...
Time: year 1972, 70s, year 1978, year 1974
Place: sydney australia, australia

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out psychological, sexy, unusual plot structure and touching films with plots about lgbt, gay, love and romance, gay lead character, male nudity, gay interest and romance mostly in Drama, Romance and History genres. Some movies like Riot: So Pretty (2019), Monsoon (2019), Dance of the 41 (2020), Against the Law (2017), Are We Lost Forever (2020). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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So Pretty (2019)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, France
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Four young queers in New York City struggle to maintain their proto-utopian community against the outside world as their lives curiously merge with the 1980s German novel "So schön" by Ronald M. Schernikau.
Style: contemplative, psychological, captivating, tense, unusual plot structure ...
Plot: transsexual, polyamory, sexuality, protest, bisexuality, nudity (full frontal - brief), trance, female nudity, male nudity, gays and lesbians, gay love, escapades ...
Place: new york, usa
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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
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90%
Dance of the 41 (2020)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: Mexico, Brazil
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Mexico City, November 1901. The police raid a private home where a secret party is being held. Among those attending is the son-in-law of President Porfirio Díaz.
Style: unusual plot structure, suspenseful, suspense, tense
Plot: gay, lgbt, gay history, gay slur, closeted gay, homosexuality, jail, gay love, dishonesty, gay lead character, rebellion, gays and lesbians ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: mexico, mexico city
⇓ similarity ⇓
86%
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
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
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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 ⇓
81%
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Charlatan (2020)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Czech Republic, Poland, Ireland, Slovakia
Duration: 118 min.
Story: The breathtaking story of a man gifted with exceptional abilities set against the background of the events of the totalitarian fifties.
Style: non-linear, suspense, tense, suspenseful, contemplative ...
Plot: gay, closeted homosexual, healer, closeted gay, village, gay lead character, diagnosis, arrested, gay relationship, gay sex, court, traumatized man ...
Time: 50s, 1950s
Place: central europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
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From Afar (2015)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Venezuela, Mexico
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Lorenzo Vigas’ mesmerizing feature debut examines the struggles of a man petrified by the notion of human contact and intimacy. Armando, aged 50, (played by Pablo Larraín favourite Alfredo Castro in one of his most striking performances yet), ...
Style: psychological, tense, sexy, thought provoking, suspenseful ...
Plot: gay, hustler, lgbt, gay slur, gay bashing, gay crush, beating, father son relationship, gay history, swashbuckler, class distinction, male prostitute ...
Time: 21st century
Place: venezuela
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
 4.9
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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 ⇓
74%
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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 ⇓
74%
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Monster Pies (2013)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Australia
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Mike has felt alienated and alone for as long as he can remember, until a new boy arrives at his school - awakening feelings and a world of possibilities he'd never before dared to dream of.
Style: realistic, serious, touching, psychological, captivating
Plot: gay, high school, gay relationship, lgbt, gays and lesbians, teacher, self discovery, fall in love, teenage love, gender, gay teenager, social misfits ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
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Morgan (2012)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Morgan is the inspiring story of Morgan Oliver, a young athlete determined that a bicycle accident that left him paralyzed will not change him. He takes a chance on love when he meets Dean Kagen on a basketball court. Dean helps Morgan train for the ...
Style: touching, psychological, sentimental, sincere, rough ...
Plot: gay, gay relationship, paraplegic, paralysis, gay athlete, lgbt, life is a bitch, love, romance, handicapped, youth, love and romance ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
The Cakemaker (2017)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Israel, Germany
Duration: 113 min.
Story: A German pastry maker travels to Jerusalem in search for the wife and son of his dead lover.
Style: melancholic, psychological, sexy, tense, bilingual
Plot: gay, gay relationship, bakery, lgbt, love, death of father, male objectification, bisexual man, gay romance, gay interest, father son relationship, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 21st century
Place: jerusalem, berlin germany, israel
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
I Promise You Anarchy (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: Mexico, Germany
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Miguel and Johnny know each other since childhood. They are dedicated to skate and have fun. To earn easy money and continue skating, they sell their own blood to a clandestine contact in a hospital. The activity becomes business until a large ...
Style: queer cinema, tense, suspenseful, psychological, unusual plot structure ...
Plot: gay, gay lead character, bisexuality, drugs, lgbt, gay couple, gay interest, gay crush, bisexual, gay teenager, love and romance, couple relations ...
Time: 21st century
Place: germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
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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 ⇓
65%
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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 ⇓
65%
In the Grayscale (2015)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Chile
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Bruno is an architect who has a perfect life: A nice family and a good job. Anyway, Bruno has a deep sense of unease. He decides to leave his wife to be alone and have time to find him self. A business man offers him to build an iconic landmark in ...
Style: psychological, captivating, sexy, suspense, lgbt cinema ...
Plot: gay, lgbt, architect, father son relationship, unrequited love, gay club, breakup, gay father, bisexuality, gay crush, infidelity, love and romance ...
Time: 21st century
Place: chile, santiago chile, santiago de chile
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
Where Are You Going, Habibi? (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Germany
Duration: 79 min.
Story: Ibrahim falls in love with Alexander, a blond, blue eyed German criminal and show wrestler who is straight - an impossible friendship that surpasses the both of them.
Style: gay cinema, sexy, touching, psychological, humorous ...
Plot: gay, gay friend, friendship, gay son, gay protagonist, criminal, love, lgbt, gay lead character, gay couple, reconciliation, rejection ...
Place: berlin germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
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Stonewall (2015)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 129 min.
Story: "Stonewall" is a drama about a young man in New York caught up during the 1969 Stonewall Riots, a pivotal event widely considered the starting point for the modern gay civil rights movement.
Style: thought provoking, realistic, serious, propaganda film
Plot: gay, police corruption, gay bar, fighting the system, society, discrimination, gender, gay teenager, parent child relationship, bigotry, father son relationship, humiliation ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, 20th century, year 1969
Place: usa, new york, indiana
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
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 581
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 ⇓
62%
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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
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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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 ⇓
60%
The Secret Path (2014)
Genre: Fantasy, History, Mystery, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 77 min.
Story: A love story. Theo and Frank are on the run from the British Navy in the early 1800's. They hide in the grounds of an abandoned country house and discover it's more than the living they're running from.
Style: romantic, touching, tense, gay cinema, psychological ...
Plot: lgbt, gay, gay relationship, supernatural power, love, supernatural, ghost, gay couple, love and romance, gay love, gay lead character, violence ...
Time: 1810s
Place: europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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The Third One (2014)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Argentina
Duration: 70 min.
Story: After meeting in a chat room, Fede (22) arrives at a downtown building to have an intimate encounter with a gay couple older than him. As the night unfolds, Fede has an intense and telling experience. The next morning finds him different, as if ...
Style: sexy, erotic, disturbing, psychological
Plot: gay, gay sex, gay couple, male homosexuality, threesome, menage a trois, gay lead character, gay interest, one night stand, male orgasm, chat room, internet dating ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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That's Not Us (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Three twenty-something couples, one gay, one lesbian, and one straight, travel to a beach house to enjoy the last days of summer, but what should be a fun and carefree weekend becomes an exploration of what it takes to sustain a healthy relationship.
Style: psychological, humorous, sexy, contemplative, unusual plot structure ...
Plot: gay, lgbt, lesbian, couples, gay interest, couple relations, love, friendship, love and romance, romance, friends, youth ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 6.6
 275
Fathers (2016)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Thailand
Duration: 96 min.
Story: 'LOVE' starts with two people, but 'FAMILY' is more than just the two.
Style: psychological, contemplative, tense, light, melancholic ...
Plot: gay marriage, gay, family, lgbt, gay slur, gay protagonist, father son relationship, gay lead character, gay interest, fatherhood, parenthood, gay relationship ...
Time: 21st century
Place: thailand
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
The Falls: Covenant of Grace (2016)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: This third and final film of the Falls trilogy revisits former Mormon missionaries Chris and RJ, six years after they first fell in love and were disciplined for it, as they formulate a plan to be together at long last.
Style: sexy, lgbt cinema, gay cinema, suspenseful, light ...
Plot: gay husband, gay, homosexuality, gay wedding, church, religion, couples, love, romance, youth, love and romance, friends ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 5.1
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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 ⇓
53%
 7.4
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4 Moons (2014)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Mexico
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Four stories about love and self-acceptance: An eleven year-old boy struggles to keep secret the attraction he feels towards his male cousin. Two former childhood friends reunite and start a relationship that gets complicated due to one of them’s ...
Style: captivating, disturbing, psychological
Plot: gay couple, gay, gay marriage, love triangle, gay relationship, friendship between men, male friendship, childhood friends, childhood friend, lgbt, gay sex, gay slur ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
My First Summer (2020)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Australia
Duration: 80 min.
Story: 16-year-old Claudia has grown up in isolation from the outside world. Stranded on a remote property after her mother's death, she is shocked when Grace, a spirited local teen, appears in the garden like a mirage, a breath of fresh, sugary air. ...
Style: light, melancholic, psychological, romantic, sentimental ...
Plot: lesbianism, lgbt, countryside, mental illness, social isolation, traumatic experience, lgbt teen, first love, lesbian, lesbian relationship, teenage sexuality, teenage girl ...
Time: 21st century
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Beautiful Something (2015)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Four diverse gay men navigate art, sex and love in one sublime night.
Style: sexy, touching, light, sincere, unusual plot structure ...
Plot: gay, gay subtext, love, gay interest, homosexual, male nudity, youth, romance, love and romance, couples, friendship, society ...
Time: 21st century
Place: philadelphia, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%