Movies like Summer of 85

If you like "Summer of 85" you are looking for non-linear movies about / with gay, teenager, sailboat, dancing, motorcycle, jewish and friendship themes of Drama genre shot in France or Belgium.
Find your next favorite and similar movies in two steps: 1. Identify all themes of interest from this film (block below). 2. Look for them in the presented list.
Summer of 85 (2020)
 7.0
 578
Summer of 85 (2020)
Original name: Été 85
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 100 min.
Story: What do you dream of when you're 16 years old and in a seaside resort in Normandy in the 1980s? A best friend? A lifelong teen pact? Scooting off on adventures on a boat or a motorbike? Living life at breakneck speed? No. You dream of death. Because you can't get a bigger kick than dying. And that's why you save it till the very end. The summer holidays are just beginning, and this story recounts how Alexis grew into himself.
Style: non-linear
Plot: gay, teenager, sailboat, dancing, motorcycle, jewish, friendship, death, summer, morgue, courtroom, beach, cemetery, jealousy, male nudity, friendship between men, boat, bicycle, teenage boy, kiss, night, store, funeral, phone booth, accidental death ...
Time: 80s, year 1985
Place: normandy

Movie in categories

Most similar movies to Summer of 85

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, psychological and homoerotic films with plots about gay, male nudity, gay interest, nudity (full frontal - brief), gay sex, gay kiss and pubic hair mostly in Drama genres. Some movies like Summer of 85: Time to Leave (2005), Black Stone (2015), Manderley (1981), Wild Reeds (1994), Hard Paint (2018). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Time to Leave (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Romain, 31, a photographer, learns that a malignancy may kill him within a few months. Decisions: treatment? work? how to tell his lover and his family. He remembers the sea and himself as a child. He stares in the mirror. He's cruel: facing ...
Style: sincere, touching, intellectual, realistic, serious ...
Plot: gay, terminal illness, family relations, fashion photographer, tumor, siblings relations, self discovery, couple relations, sibling relationship, love and romance, actor's life, introspection ...
Time: contemporary
Place: paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 6.1
 53
Black Stone (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: South Korea, France
Duration: 93 min.
Story: While his parents are toiling away in a food processing plant in Seoul, Shon Sun is drafted in the army. But being prey to abuse, he deserts. Back in Seoul he finds out his parents have disappeared. Intent on finding them, he embarks on a journey ...
Style: surreal
Plot: gay, korean army, food, murder, beach, anal sex, meal, male nudity, coughing, rape, singing, crying ...
Place: korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
 5.4
 9
Manderley (1981)
Genre: Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 103 min.
Story: This is the story of three homosexuals who decide to spend the summer together at the cottage that the parents of one of them have in Santander. The film shows naturally a series of attitudes then considered shocking and even unnatural.
Plot: gay, lgbt, male nudity, gay interest, nudity (full frontal - brief)
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
 7.4
 5K
Wild Reeds (1994)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 110 min.
Story: As the Algerian War draws to a close, a teenager with a girlfriend starts feeling homosexual urges for two of his classmates: a country boy, and a French-Algerian intellectual.
Style: realistic, sincere, gloomy, touching, sentimental ...
Audience: teens
Plot: gay, coming of age, male homosexuality, love triangle, friendship, gay sex, politics, coming out, boarding school, gay teenager, gays and lesbians, bittersweet ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, 20th century
Place: france, algeria, europe, south of france
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
Movie in collections
 6.8
 818
Hard Paint (2018)
Genre: Drama
Country: Brazil, Netherlands
Duration: 118 min.
Story: While facing criminal charges, Pedro must grapple with his sister's sudden decision to move away and leave him behind. Alone in the darkness of his bedroom, he dances covered in neon paint, while thousands of strangers watch him via webcam.
Style: enigmatic, suspense, disturbing, melancholic
Plot: gay teenager, gay, male nudity, teenager, gay sex, bullying, life turned upside down, video chat, escapades, rivalry, homosexual, teenage boy ...
Place: brazil
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
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: non-linear, gay cinema
Plot: gay teenager, gay, gay student, gay relationship, gay club, gay couple, gay lead character, lgbt, female director, oral sex, sex scene, racial slur ...
Place: paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
 6.8
 150
Santa & Andres (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: Cuba, Colombia, France
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Santa, a peasant woman loyal to the Revolution, is sent to guard Andrés, a gay writer who is under house arrest, considered “ untrustworthy” for his ideas and sexuality by the Cuban authorities. Set in a small village in eastern Cuba during ...
Style: serious, realistic, disturbing, suspenseful, homoerotic
Plot: discrimination, politics, sexuality, friendship, gay, fleeing, writer's life, jail, gender, thunderstorm, woman in underwear, mute ...
Time: year 1983
Place: cuba
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
The New Girlfriend (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A young woman makes a surprising discovery about the husband of her late best friend.
Style: touching, psychological, erotic, romantic, gloomy ...
Plot: friendship, human nature, life turned upside down, transvestism, death of wife, loss of friend, femininity, new life, love, deception, family relations, cross dressing ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
Movie in collections
Giant Little Ones (2018)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Two popular teen boys, best friends since childhood, discover their lives, families, and girlfriends dramatically upended after an unexpected incident occurs on the night of a 17th birthday party.
Style: emotional, realistic, captivating, thought provoking, meditative
Audience: teens, teen drama, girls' night, date night
Plot: gay, teenager, coming of age, friendship, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, gay love, grownups, conflict, love and romance, mystery, gay slur, lgbt ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
The Cakemaker (2017)
Genre: Drama
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: bilingual
Plot: gay, bakery, lgbt, gay sex, car accident, love, man in swimsuit, anal sex, taking a shower, gay man has sex with a woman, man slaps a man, fat man ...
Place: jerusalem, berlin germany, israel
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 5.8
 327
Jesus (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: Chile, France, Germany, Greece, Colombia
Duration: 85 min.
Story: 18-year-old Jesús lives with his stern, somewhat unaffectionate father in Santiago, Chile. When not doing drugs, having casual sex or simply slouching in front of the TV, Jesús and his friends perform in a K-pop boyband. But his routine is thrown ...
Style: gay cinema, lgbt cinema, homoerotic
Plot: gay teenager, male male kiss, gay slur, violence, teenager, breaking a bottle over someone's head, drunk, pubic hair, coma, forest, police, father son relationship ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
 6.7
 617
Shed My Skin (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany, Austria
Duration: 87 min.
Story: The adolescent Milan discovers his own suspected homosexuality at the age of 17 and the consequences for him and his family but also the liberation as he understands why he has been so down and rebellious.
Style: suspense, psychological, rough, thought provoking
Plot: gay teenager, gay, teenager, parents and children, self discovery, loneliness, acceptance, suicide attempt, identity crisis, barefoot male, teenage boy, youth ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
Sexual Tension: Volatile (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: Argentina, USA, France
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Have you ever met someone who made your body heat up, get a little nervous and sweaty, and made your crotch stir a bit? Sexual Tension: Volatile will reignite those lustful feelings as it weaves six scintillating experiences of men in various stages ...
Style: anthology, touching, erotic, captivating, homoerotic
Plot: gay, sexual tension, homoeroticism, friendship, intimacy, sexual desire, lust, flirting, gay crush, gay teenager, friendship between men, erotica ...
Place: argentina
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
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: thought provoking, disturbing, psychological, sentimental, captivating ...
Plot: gay love, gay, aids, laboratory, cure, lgbt, medicine, activist, demonstration, love, school, epidemic ...
Time: 1990s, 90s, year 1992
Place: europe, paris france, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
 5.7
 413
Diving (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A restless photographer leaves her family to "find herself" and takes up deep-sea diving.
Plot: husband wife relationship, vomiting, sex in car, nightmare, cigarette smoking, pregnant woman, radio, shark, subway, husband wife conflict, death of wife, sex scene ...
Place: brittany
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
Venus in the Garden (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: Greece, Germany
Duration: 63 min.
Story: Mid-summer heatwave. Nikos and Alain, two male prostitutes and a female pimp, Monica, get tangled in a peculiar relationship after meeting in a dark street called POUTANA. They fall in love, play with guns and talk about card games, money and ...
Style: homoerotic, avant garde
Plot: gay, avant-garde, gay interest, male male kiss, dance scene, homoeroticism, gay kiss, naked in public, male objectification, barefoot male, pubic hair, play ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
 7.0
 4K
Sauvage (2018)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Leo is 22 and sells his body on the street for a bit of cash. The men come and go, and he stays right here... longing for love. He doesn’t know what the future will bring. He hits the road. His heart is pounding.
Style: melancholic, rough, suspense, suspenseful, bleak
Plot: male nudity, male prostitute, gay, violence, anal sex, blood, torture, hustler, erection, gay sex, gay kiss, lgbt ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
Don't Call Me Son (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: Brazil
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Pierre is seventeen and in the middle of puberty. He plays in a band, has sex at parties and secretly tries on women’s clothing and lipstick in front of a mirror. Ever since his father’s death, his mother Aracy has looked after him and his ...
Style: suspense, disturbing, depressing, melancholic
Plot: transvestism, teenage boy, 17 year old, teenager, music band, gender, parents and children, family relations, bisexual, lifestyle, gay, changing lives ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
Movie in collections
Bulldog In The White House (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 79 min.
Story: "Bulldog in the Whitehouse" takes political satire to obscene new heights: portraying the Bush administration as a cabal of lustful and traitorous gay men who are too busy having sex to notice the empire crumbling down around them. An ...
Plot: gay, anal sex, press conference, pubic hair, explicit sex, male nudity, oral sex, gay interest
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 3.7
 187
Japan Japan (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: Israel, Germany
Duration: 65 min.
Story: Fresh out of the Israeli army, gay 19-year-old Imri moves to Tel-Aviv, but he's got a bad case of "yellow fever" and dreams of relocating to Japan. When he's not searching for porn, Imri hangs with his friend, works a low-paying ...
Style: yaoi, queer cinema
Plot: homosexual, teenage boy, gay, migration, teenager, coming of age, fired from a job, gay sex, gay slur, cinema, time lapse photography, masturbation ...
Place: tokyo, israel, middle east, tel aviv israel, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 6.2
 367
Maryline (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A wannabe actress follows her dreams and moves to Paris.
Plot: bird, female nudity, dead animal, wine, bus, sea, female protagonist, falling into water, snow, dog, theater, theatre play ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
Daydream Obsession 3: Legacy (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 75 min.
Story: While visiting his recently-divorced father, Wylie discovers the camera and video diaries of Clayton. With his college friends over, Wylie begins to explore his desires through daydreams and reality. His roommate Greg is the object of his obsession. ...
Plot: gay, pool party, male nudity, shower, coming out, sexuality, erotica, father son relationship, gay erotica, nudity (full frontal - brief), gay interest, gay crush ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 7.1
 412
José (2018)
Genre: Drama
Country: Guatemala, USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: José (19 years old) lives with his mother (50s) in Guatemala: a tough life in one of the world's most dangerous, religious, and impoverished countries. José is her youngest and favorite child, and her life is going to church and selling ...
Plot: gay, gay relationship, gay subtext, church, running, cigarette smoking, gay sex, bus, gay kiss, salt, fireworks, motorcycle ...
Place: guatemala
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
Movie in collections
kiss movies
5983
night movies
1554
store movies
690
G - Lost in Frankfurt (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Kris cant land a job in Warsaw and is now trying his luck in Frankfurt, where he ends up in a design underwear store for men. After some initial difficulties he explores the foreign city in which he must now find his way around. When he gets to know ...
Plot: addiction, drug abuse, gay, drug dealing, orgy, hallucination, bathtub, group sex, anal sex, male nudity, ferris wheel, club ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 5.7
 341
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, double life, love triangle, bathtub, male in shower, male in bathtub, man in bathtub, infidelity, male nurse, birthday, gay director
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
For Ladies Only (1981)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A young man from Iowa comes to New York hoping to make it as an actor. However, he doesn't get a break and is almost out of money. So another actor who moonlights as a stripper encourages him to try it out. Eventually, he becomes the headliner ...
Plot: male stripper, naked man, gay, short shorts, male underwear, apartment, bar, drug overdose, man undressing, weightlifting, undressing, shower room ...
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 6.2
 817
Tomcat (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: Austria
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Andreas and Stefan lead a happy and passionate life: Together with their beloved tomcat Moses, they live in a beautiful old house in Vienna's vineyards. They work as a musician and as a scheduler in the same orchestra and they love their large ...
Style: homoerotic
Plot: gay, cat, male homosexuality, gay marriage, lgbt, animal lover, blow job, gay protagonist, male objectification, taking off underwear, homoeroticism, lust ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 5.8
 1K
Two Drifters (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: Portugal
Duration: 98 min.
Story: After breaking up with her boyfriend, a woman named Odete (Ana Cristina De Oliveira) descends into madness and claims to be pregnant with the child of Rui's (Nuno Gil) late lover, Pedro (João Carreira). As grief-stricken Rui mourns ...
Style: emotional, psychological, realistic, sexual, stylized ...
Plot: gay, strong sexual content, breakup, love and romance, obsession, insanity, gay relationship, couples, male nudity, gender, solace, lgbt ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: portugal, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 6.3
 301
Days (2020)
Genre: Drama
Country: Taiwan, France
Duration: 127 min.
Story: Kang lives alone in a big house, Non in a small apartment in town. They meet, and then part, their days flowing on as before.
Style: psychological, complex, sincere, disturbing
Plot: gay, gay sex, gay relationship, society, disorder, youth, hopes, class differences, romance, unemployment, life philosophy, social satire ...
Time: contemporary
Place: taiwan
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 6.3
 2K
Shank (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Teenage gang member Cal, hides his sexuality from his fellow gang members despite their often violent dislike of anyone that isn't the same as them, be they unsuspecting shoppers, foreign students, gays, etc. When his world collides with ...
Style: serious, realistic, sexy, compassionate, romantic ...
Plot: gay teenager, gay, gay slur, coming out, gang, gay love, rape, gay bashing, love and romance, gays and lesbians, lgbt, crimes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: britain
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Related movie lists