Movies and TV shows like We Are Who We Are

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We Are Who We Are (2020)
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We Are Who We Are (2020)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy, USA
Duration: 462 min.
TV show
Story: Plot unknown.
Style: inspirational, sincere, thought provoking, sentimental, uplifting, touching, sweet, funny, queer cinema
Audience: chick flick
Plot: lgbt, gays and lesbians, coming of age, forbidden love, sexual orientation, underage drinking, gay, desire for fame, lesbian, teenage sex, family relations, teenage life, lgbtq, private vs public, parents and children, traditional versus modern, lesbian mother, lgbt teen, politics, lesbian teen, military base, gay couple, puberty, love, friendship ...
Time: year 2016
Place: italy, venice

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Most similar movies to We Are Who We Are

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out queer cinema, touching, realistic and erotic films and TV series with plots about lgbt, lgbtq, gay, lesbian, friendship, coming of age and gays and lesbians mostly in Drama, Romance and Comedy genres. Some movies like We Are Who We Are: Euphoria (2019), Everything Sucks! (2018), The L Word: Generation Q (2019), Tales of the City (2019), Same-Sex Parents (2001). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 8.4
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Euphoria (2019)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 55 min.
TV show
Story: A group of high school students navigate love and friendships in a world of drugs, sex, trauma, and social media.
Style: thought provoking, captivating, depressing, realistic, serious ...
Audience: teens, teen drama
Plot: teenager, mental illness, drug addict, sex, youth, lgbt, teenage life, sexuality, high school, drugs, school, sex scene ...
Time: 2020s, 2010s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Everything Sucks! (2018)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: It's 1996 in a town called Boring, Oregon, where high school misfits in the AV and drama clubs brave the ups and downs of teenage emotions in the VHS era.
Style: humorous, touching, stylized, colourful, light ...
Audience: teens
Plot: lgbt, school, teenager, interracial friendship, relationships, coming of age, high school, parent child relationship, sexual humor, lesbian, road trip, misfit ...
Time: 90s, year 1996
Place: oregon
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The L Word: Generation Q (2019)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 55 min.
TV show
Story: In this sequel to The L Word, we continue to follow the intermingled lives of Bette Porter, Alice Pieszecki and Shane McCutcheon, along with a new generation of diverse, self-possessed LGBTQIA+ characters experiencing love, heartbreak, sex, setbacks ...
Style: sexy, romantic, erotic, touching, sentimental ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: lgbt, lesbian relationship, lesbian, gays and lesbians, lesbian love, lifestyle, female friendship, gay, love and romance, lgbtq, women, transsexual ...
Time: contemporary
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Tales of the City (2019)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Mary Ann returns to present-day San Francisco and is reunited with her daughter and ex-husband, twenty years after leaving them behind to pursue her career. Fleeing the midlife crisis that her picture-perfect Connecticut life created, Mary Ann is ...
Style: sincere, romantic, sentimental, touching, erotic ...
Plot: gay, lgbtq, lgbt, gays and lesbians, apartment building, lesbian, friendship, mother daughter relationship, father daughter relationship, old woman, getting home, neighbor neighbor relationship ...
Time: contemporary
Place: san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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Same-Sex Parents (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 90 min.
TV show
Story: A jealous classmate exposes the fact that Olympe has 2 gay parents. Feeling ostracized and humiliated, Olympe lashes out at her closeted mother. Life unravels so that the truth can set them free.
Style: realistic, serious, touching, atmospheric, sexy ...
Plot: lesbian, family relations, eccentric family, teenage love, teenage life, parents and children, youth, sexual relations, lgbt, teen angst, lesbian sex, mother daughter relationship ...
Time: contemporary
Place: paris france, france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Venice the Series (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 65 min.
TV show
Story: Venice: The Series is a web series co-produced by and starring American actress Crystal Chappell, and is inspired in part by the "Otalia" storyline on the daytime drama Guiding Light. The series has been broadcast since 2009, and is ...
Style: realistic, emotional, touching, serious, sentimental ...
Plot: lesbian, lesbianism, family relations, love and romance, lifestyle, gays and lesbians, gender, parents and children, family life, strong female presence, lgbtq, lgbt ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 7.7
 197
Out With Dad (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
TV show
Story: Here we have a look into the life of a teenage girl along with her single father. The two share a close relationship. Rose is coming of age, coming out of the closet, and hoping to avoid having a spotlight put on her life. Her dad, Nathan, is ...
Style: erotic, psychological, touching, captivating, tense ...
Plot: lesbian, lgbt, single father, coming out, high school, father daughter relationship, lesbian daughter, lesbian interest, teenager, friendship, lgbtq, youth ...
Time: 21st century
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 7.5
 2K
Banana (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
Story: Witty, heartfelt and unique interlinked stories covering different aspects of LGBT life, featuring the most exciting emerging talent.
Style: realistic, sentimental, psychological, captivating, erotic ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: gay, gays and lesbians, couple relations, self discovery, gender, haunted by the past, lgbtq, lesbian, lgbt, love, multiple storylines, society ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, manchester, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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Starting From Now (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 5 min.
TV show
Story: "Starting From Now" is a lesbian web series that explores the lives of four inner-Sydney women as they struggle to work out who they are, find a place where they belong, and maybe even find someone to love along the way. After building ...
Style: sentimental, suspense, suspenseful, touching
Plot: lesbian, lgbt, lesbian love, friendship, love, lesbian romance, lgbtq, crush, unrequited love, female friendship, love and romance, sex ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 8.6
 29K
POSE (2018)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: A dance musical that explores the juxtaposition of several segments of 1980s life and society in New York: the ball culture world, the rise of the luxury Trump-era universe and the downtown social and literary scene.
Style: light, atmospheric, inspirational, sexy, cynical ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: lgbt, gay, lgbtq, transsexual, female impersonator, desire for fame, dance school, success, socialite, showgirl, aids, cultural difference ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 7.5
 4K
Lip Service (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Lip Service was a British television serial drama portraying the lives of a group of lesbians living in Glasgow, Scotland. Production on the show, which stars Laura Fraser, Ruta Gedmintas and Fiona Button, began in summer 2009 in Glasgow. The show ...
Style: realistic, sexy, sincere, semi serious, erotic ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: lesbian, lgbt, lesbian relationship, lesbian couple, love and romance, gays and lesbians, lesbianism, lovers, lesbian love, lifestyle, lgbtq, ex couple relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: scotland, europe, saudi arabia, glasgow scotland
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 7.3
 3K
When We Rise (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
TV show
Story: The personal and political struggles, setbacks and triumphs of a diverse family of LGBT men and women who helped pioneer one of the last legs of the U.S. Civil Rights movement from its turbulent infancy in the 20th century to the once unfathomable ...
Style: tense, suspense, unusual plot structure, suspenseful, lgbt cinema ...
Plot: gay, lesbian, civil rights, women's rights, gay rights, lgbtq, family relations, friendship, racial prejudice, gay slur, friend, father son relationship ...
Place: san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 5.8
 5K
Bloomington (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: A former child actress attends college in search of independence and ends up becoming romantically involved with a female professor. Their relationship thrives until an opportunity to return to acting forces her to make life-altering decisions.
Style: sexy, touching, sexual, realistic, serious ...
Plot: lesbian, lgbt, lesbian relationship, lesbian love, gays and lesbians, lesbian couple, teacher student relationship, lesbian sex, lesbian teen, college, love, lgbtq ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, indiana
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Don't Ever Wipe Tears Without Gloves (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: Sweden, Finland, Norway
Duration: 174 min.
TV show
Story: When Rasmus gets of the train at the Central Station in Stockholm in September 1982 he leaves the little city of Koppom behind, to never go back. Young and beautiful he throws himself out in the gay Stockholm. Benjamin is a Jehova'’s ...
Style: serious, touching, thought provoking, realistic, depressing ...
Plot: aids, lgbt, gay, gay slur, hiv, fall in love, terminal illness, family disapproval, belief, acceptance, society, love and romance ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: stockholm sweden, sweden, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Darker Than Midnight (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Davide is different from the other teenagers. Something makes him look like a girl. Davide is fourteen when he runs away from home. His intuition leads him to choose Villa Bellini, a park in Catania, as a refuge. The park is a world in itself, a ...
Style: serious, touching, realistic, captivating, queer cinema
Plot: social misfits, lgbt, friendship, youth, parents and children, society, family relations, gay, androgyny, leaving home, coming of age, gays and lesbians ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, sicily, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 8.5
 21K
Queer as Folk (1999)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 47 min.
TV show
Story: Brash humor and genuine emotion make up this original series revolving around the lives, loves, ambitions, careers and friendships of a group of gay men and women living on Liberty Avenue in contemporary Pittsburgh, PA. The show offers an ...
Style: sexual, emotional, touching, realistic, sincere ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: gay, lgbt, gays and lesbians, homosexuality, homosexual, gay relationship, gay love, friendship, lesbian, coming out, lifestyle, age difference ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, pittsburgh, pennsylvania
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 8.4
 278K
Sex Education (2019)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: Inexperienced Otis channels his sex therapist mom when he teams up with rebellious Maeve to set up an underground sex therapy clinic at school.
Style: sexy, feel good, light, captivating, humorous ...
Audience: teens, teen drama
Plot: lgbt, gay, school, teenage sexuality, couples, classmate, sex education, teenage life, teenage sex, love triangle, first sex, best friends ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s, 2020s
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 7.7
 27K
The L Word (2004)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 50 min.
TV show
Story: A group of lesbian friends struggle with romance and careers in Los Angeles.
Style: talky, realistic, sincere, semi serious, erotic ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: lesbian, lgbt, lesbian relationship, gays and lesbians, lesbian couple, lesbianism, sexual activity, female protagonist, seduction, lesbian sex, lesbian love, cafe ...
Time: 21st century, 2000s, contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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 8.7
 52K
Heartstopper (2022)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Charlie, a highly strung, openly gay over-thinker, and Nick, a cheerful soft-hearted rugby player, meet at a British all-boys grammar school. Friendship blooms quickly, but could there be something more...? Based on Alice Oseman's bestselling ...
Style: psychological, captivating, disturbing, queer cinema
Audience: chick flick, teen drama
Plot: gay, lgbt, gay relationship, lgbtq, coming out, gay lead character, gay teenager, lgbt teen, gay couple, boyfriend, gay interest, teenage boy ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 6.9
 3K
Eastsiders (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
TV show
Story: What happens after the world ends? Written and directed by award winning playwright Kit Williamson, "EastSiders" explores the aftermath of infidelity on a gay couple in Silverlake. When Cal (Kit Williamson) finds out Thom (Van Hansis) has ...
Style: touching, semi serious, humorous, realistic, emotional ...
Plot: gay, gay relationship, gay couple, infidelity, lgbt, friends, up and down relationship, dishonesty, lgbtq, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, friendship, abortion ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 7.5
 7K
Grand Army (2020)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
TV show
Story: Five students at the largest public high school in Brooklyn take on a chaotic world as they fight to succeed, survive, break free and seize the future.
Style: thought provoking, captivating, entertaining, emotional, queer cinema
Plot: teenager, high school, gay, fight, society, social problems, lgbt, coming of age, schoolgirl, righting the wronged, relationship problems, social relations ...
Place: brooklyn new york city, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 7.7
 766
Anne Plus (2018)
Genre: Drama
Country: Netherlands
TV show
Story: The weekend Anne (24) moves into her own place she unexpectedly runs into her ex-girlfriend Lily, and a lot has happened since they broke up four years ago. Over the weekend, Anne reflects on the relationships she has had throughout her student ...
Style: touching, psychological, emotional, talky, romantic ...
Plot: lgbtq, lesbian relationship, lesbian love, lgbt, student, coming of age, lesbian, love and romance, lesbian romance, romance, couples, relationships ...
Time: 21st century
Place: netherlands
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 7.2
 7K
Pariah (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A Brooklyn teenager juggles conflicting identities and risks friendship, heartbreak, and family in a desperate search for sexual expression.
Style: realistic, atmospheric, touching, sincere, emotional ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: lesbian, coming of age, lesbian relationship, lesbian love, lgbt teen, coming out, lesbian teen, teenage sexuality, lgbtq, introspection, african american, lesbianism ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york, brooklyn new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 8.0
 28K
The Fosters (2013)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Stef Foster, a dedicated police officer, and her partner Lena Adams, a school vice principal, have built a close-knit, loving family with Stef's biological son from a previous marriage, Brandon, and their adopted twins, Mariana and Jesus. Their ...
Style: sentimental, realistic, melancholic, sincere, semi serious ...
Audience: teens, teen drama
Plot: lesbian, adoption, foster home, foster child, teenage life, gays and lesbians, troubled teen, adolescence, lesbian mother, supportive parent, gay, step siblings ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: san diego california, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 8.6
 35K
Skam (2015)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Norway
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: The story of a young teenager group, born 1999, and a pupil on Hartvig Nissens upper secondary school in Oslo, and her friends and their life, troubles, scandals and every day life. Which of the members represented changes per season.
Style: emotional, dramatic, realistic, sweet, serious ...
Audience: teens, teen drama
Plot: lgbt, gay, teenage sexuality, friendship, teenage protagonist, teenage boy, teenager, high school student, high school, teenage girl, gay relationship, gay teenager ...
Time: contemporary
Place: norway, oslo norway, scandinavia
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Queer as Folk (1999)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 48 min.
TV show
Story: Queer as Folk is a 1999 British television series that chronicles the lives of three gay men living in Manchester's gay village around Canal Street. Both Queer as Folk and Queer as Folk 2 were written by Russell T Davies. The first series was ...
Style: sexy, sexual, erotic, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: chick flick, date night
Plot: gay, lgbt, coming out, homosexual, first gay sexual experience, gays and lesbians, lgbtq, gay teenager, lgbt teen, gender, looking for sex, pop culture ...
Time: 90s, 2000s
Place: manchester, northern england, england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 7.3
 3K
Vida (2018)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 35 min.
TV show
Story: Two Mexican-American sisters from the Eastside of Los Angeles who couldn't be more different or distanced from each other are forced to return to their old neighborhood, where they are confronted by the past and surprising truth about their ...
Style: rough, psychological, erotic, touching, humorous ...
Plot: u.s. mexico border, lesbian, lesbian relationship, lgbt, lesbian couple, sister sister relationship, lgbtq, hometown, family relations, death of mother, lesbian love, group sex ...
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Henry Gamble's Birthday Party (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Henry Gamble's Birthday Party takes place over 24 hours at the birthday pool party of 17-year-old preacher's kid Henry Gamble. The party guests include adults and teenagers from his church, as well as Henry's "secular" ...
Style: psychological, touching, sexy, lgbt cinema, unusual plot structure ...
Plot: lgbt, lgbt teen, gay teenager, gay, teenage protagonist, lgbtq, friendship, self mutilation, puberty, friendship between boys, teenage boy, adultery ...
Place: chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 7.9
 2K
SKAM Italy (2018)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Italy
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
Story: An italian version of the acclaimed and innovative Norwegian youth series Skam, which follows a group of teenagers in their everyday life of school, love and leisure time.
Style: emotional, uplifting, realistic, sweet, sentimental
Audience: teens, teen drama
Plot: gay relationship, high school hunk, teenager, friendship, lgbt, teenage sex, school, gay, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, friendship between girls, teenage protagonist, teenage girl ...
Time: contemporary
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 8.2
 85K
Skins (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 46 min.
TV show
Story: Irreverent comedy drama which follows the messy lives, loves, delirious highs and inevitable lows of a group of raucous teenage friends in Bristol.
Style: captivating, cynical, sexy, realistic, semi serious ...
Audience: teens, teen drama
Plot: friends, friendship, teenage life, underage drinking, youth, high school life, sexual relations, lifestyle, high school, siblings relations, looking for sex, homosexual ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s, 21st century, 2010s
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%