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Eastern Boys (2013)
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Eastern Boys (2013)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 128 min.
Story: They come from all over Eastern Europe: Russia, Romania, Chechnya. They are Eastern boys. The oldest appear no more than 25; as for the youngest, there is no way of telling their age. They hang around the Gare du Nord train station in Paris. They might be prostitutes, but there is no way of knowing for certain. Muller, a discreet man in his late fifties has his eye on one of them - Marek. One afternoon, Muller gathers his courage and speaks to him. The young man agrees to come visit Muller the following day, at his place. However the next day, when the doorbell rings, Muller doesn't have the faintest idea that he has fallen into a trap.
Style: bleak, realistic, atmospheric, serious
Plot: gay, prostitute, strong sexual content, sexual relations, life is a bitch, disorder, hustler, immigrants, friendship, father son relationship, middle aged man, illegal immigrant, mother son relationship, youth, misfit, street kid, society, social misfits, life turned upside down, male prostitute, ukrainian, lgbt, dancing, airplane, fight ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, paris france, europe

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, gloomy and bleak films with plots about cigarette smoking, mother son relationship, life is a bitch, prostitute, male nudity, society and nudity (full frontal - brief) mostly in Drama, Romance and Crime genres. Some movies like Eastern Boys: The Wounded Man (1983), Out in the Dark (2012), The Nark (1982), Being at Home with Claude (1992), Police (1985). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Wounded Man (1983)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Henri is a lonely, isolated young man who lets no one get close to him. He meets a street hustler and comes out of his shell, going 180 degrees into gay obsession. Though he has yet to physically approach the object of his affection, Henri builds up ...
Style: sexual, gloomy, psychological, disturbing, realistic ...
Plot: nudity (full frontal - brief), obsession, family relations, lgbt, unfulfilled love, profanity, graphic violence, prostitute, love and romance, coming of age, youth, gender ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: france, frankfurt germany, africa
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100%
Out in the Dark (2012)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: Israel, USA, Germany
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Two young men — a Palestinian grad student and an Israeli lawyer — meet and fall in love amidst personal and political intrigue in this striking debut feature from Israeli director Michael Mayer.
Style: sincere, emotional, touching, bleak, serious ...
Plot: gay, gay relationship, forbidden love, gay sex, gay couple, family relations, gay student, studying, israeli palestinian conflict, love affair, society, impossible love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 1990s, 90s, year 1993
Place: israel, middle east, palestinian authority, asia, tel aviv israel ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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The Nark (1982)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A Paris police detective (Richard Berry) plays rough with a prostitute (Nathalie Baye) and her pimp/lover (Philippe Léotard), whom he wants as an informant.
Style: rough, bleak, suspenseful, realistic, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: prostitute, gangsters, crimes, crime, good versus evil, drug dealing, police investigation, undercover, working undercover, police corruption, uninhibited rivalry, partners against crime ...
Time: 80s
Place: paris france, new york, brazil
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Being at Home with Claude (1992)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 85 min.
Story: It's hard to review this movie without giving anything away. Suffice it to say that it depicts the crime of one member of a gay male relationship and the desperate struggle for the lead character to make those around him understand the reason ...
Style: psychological, sexual, gloomy, bleak, talky ...
Plot: murder, dishonesty, legal investigation, crimes, deadly, life turned upside down, couples, crimes of passion, tragic love, destructive relationship, police station, coming out ...
Time: 90s
Place: canada, quebec, montreal quebec, montreal
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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Police (1985)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Mangin, a police inspector in Paris, leans hard on informants to get evidence on three Tunisian brothers who traffic in drugs. He arrests one, Simon, and his girl-friend Noria. Simon's brothers go to their lawyer. He springs Noria, who promptly ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, bleak, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: strip search, police investigation, prostitute, drug dealer, opposites attract, legal, crime, betrayal, crimes, partners against crime, dishonesty, police corruption ...
Time: 80s
Place: paris france, europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
The Witnesses (2007)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Manu arrives in Paris, in the early days of AIDS, at the beginning of the 1980s. He strikes up a friendship with Adrien, a wealthy doctor in his early fifties, who introduces him to Sarah and Mehdi, a young couple.
Style: serious, touching, sentimental, sincere, clever ...
Plot: gay, aids, friendship, moral dilemma, opera singer, siblings relations, love and romance, gay sex, sexual promiscuity, gender, family relations, childbirth ...
Time: 80s, year 1984, year 1985
Place: paris france, france, europe, marseille, lyon ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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Wild Side (2004)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, Belgium, UK
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A transsexual who survives prostituting herself in Paris, returns – with her two male lovers in town – to her family home in the countryside to look after her dying mother.
Style: sentimental, serious, realistic, contemplative, sexy ...
Plot: prostitute, prostitution, lifestyle, love triangle, friendship, parents and children, social misfits, society, love and romance, destructive relationship, family relations, gender bending ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: paris france, europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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Read My Lips (2001)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 115 min.
Story: She is almost deaf and she lip-reads. He is an ex-convict. She wants to help him. He thinks no one can help except himself.
Style: tense, suspenseful, atmospheric, touching, serious ...
Plot: mute or deaf, opposites attract, warden, parole officer, workplace, crimes, crime, looking for love, mentally unstable, unlikely partners, criminal heroes, partners ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: europe, paris france, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Movie in collections
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Our Paradise (2011)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Vassili is an aged prostitute with killer instincts. He finds an unconscious young man in the Forest of Boulogne and takes him home. Now lovers and accomplices, the two men become a couple in prostitution and steal from their clients. And yet, ...
Style: suspenseful, tense, serious, emotional, sexual ...
Plot: male prostitute, deadly, lifestyle, criminal heroes, lovers on the run, on the run, love affair, crimes, sexual relations, destructive relationship, couples, partners ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: paris france, europe, france, lyon
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
The Little Polish (2003)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: Argentina
Duration: 92 min.
Story: At age 13, a street kid known as "El Polaquito" makes his living mostly by singing tangos (originally sung by his namesake, the singer "El Polaco") on Buenos Aires commuter trains. He falls in love with a 16 year old prostitute, ...
Style: serious, realistic, touching, bleak
Plot: prostitute, train, juvenile delinquency, orphan, teenage life, love affair, youth, crimes, love and romance, rescue, society, romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: argentina
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 7.5
 51K
Tell No One (2006)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: France, UK
Duration: 131 min.
Story: A man receives a mysterious e-mail appearing to be from his wife, who was murdered years earlier. As he frantically tries to find out whether she's alive, he finds himself being implicated in her death.
Style: suspenseful, captivating, psychological, serious, suspense ...
Plot: frame up, investigation, murder, crimes, serial killer, corpse, crime, haunted by the past, disappearance, deadly, dishonesty, grief ...
Time: contemporary
Place: paris france, france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Dirty Pretty Things (2002)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 97 min.
Story: An urban hotel in London is a gathering and flash point for legal and illegal immigrants attempting to cobble together their lives in a new country. The immigrants include Senay, a Turkish woman, and a Nigerian doctor named Okwe who is working as a ...
Style: bleak, thought provoking, suspenseful, tense, harsh ...
Plot: hotel, immigrants, friendship, muslim, blackmail, maid, theft, black market, illegal immigration, surgery, prostitute, social decay ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: london, england, europe, nigeria, turkey ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 6.1
 555
Ethan Mao (2004)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Kicked out of his house because he's gay, Ethan Mao returns home to steal and ends up holding his family hostage on a fateful Thanksgiving Day.
Style: psychological, rough, disturbing, serious, realistic ...
Plot: friendship, thanksgiving, juvenile delinquency, haunted by the past, survival, parents and children, family in danger, teenage life, dysfunctional family, family problems, rehabilitation, youth ...
Time: contemporary
Place: boston, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 6.8
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Kidulthood (2006)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A day in the life of a group of troubled 15-year-olds growing up in west London.
Style: serious, rough, tense, dark, realistic ...
Plot: urban ghetto life, school, bullying, teenage life, juvenile delinquency, gang, social decay, teenage love, friendship, lifestyle, hardcase students, criminal heroes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: london, europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
I Can't Sleep (1994)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: France, Germany, Switzerland
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Ninon is a spirited hotel-manager who teaches self-defense classes to her terrified elderly neighbors. Daiga, an aspiring Lithuanian actress newly arrived to Paris, comes to live at the hotel and becomes fascinated with the life of a mysteriously ...
Style: gloomy, bleak, disturbing, serious, realistic ...
Plot: immigrants, hotel, murder, crimes, gay, gender, love and romance, society, misfit, couple relations, drug abuse, addiction ...
Time: 80s, 70s
Place: paris france, europe, france, texas, tokyo ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
My Brother the Devil (2012)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Fourteen-year-old Mo is a lonely, sensitive boy whose hunger for the rant and banter of buddies makes him prone to tread dangerous territories. He idolizes his handsome older brother, Rashid, a charismatic, well-respected member of a local gang, ...
Style: bleak, touching, realistic, serious, rough ...
Plot: gang, family relations, life is a bitch, urban ghetto life, interracial relations, gang war, crimes, juvenile delinquency, gay, brother brother relationship, teenage boy, father son relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, london, europe, east end london
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 5.9
 416
Turk's Head (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A 14 year old boy, an ER doctor, a cop looking for revenge, a mother fighting for her children and a man distraught by the death of his wife see their destinies come together. As the doctor spends several days in a coma, events keep on happening and ...
Style: tense, thought provoking, serious, captivating, psychological ...
Plot: vengeance, police investigation, crimes, police detective, life turned upside down, juvenile delinquency, immigrants, society, law enforcement, doctor, family relations, disorder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 5.6
 910
Like a Brother (2005)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 54 min.
Story: Sebastien is a small town boy who moves to Paris and begins to explore the gay night life there. When a friend from back home calls to announce he's coming to Paris, Sebastien confronts some unrequited feelings
Style: homoerotic, touching, serious, realistic, emotional ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: gay, gay sex, erection, friendship, youth, male friendship, friendship between men, gay relationship, lifestyle, fish out of water, love and romance, aspiring actor ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: france, paris france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Movie in collections
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B.A. Pass (2012)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 95 min.
Story: After losing his parents in a car accident, Mukesh stays at his Aunt's house in Delhi. Enrolled in a good for nothing course in college he finds peace by playing chess at the local cemetery, the rest of the times he worries over ways to make a ...
Style: serious, bleak, tense, realistic, captivating
Plot: male prostitute, femme fatale, infidelity, life is a bitch, prostitute, destructive relationship, sexual relations, youth, downfall, life turned upside down, innocence lost, down on your luck ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india, new delhi
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 6.1
 805
Full Speed (1996)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A brief extract of four kids' lives somewhere in France. Quentin, who won a writers contest and now pays more attention to his career as an author than to his friends, beautiful Julie, his girl-friend, much more mature than she looks, falling ...
Style: sexual, gloomy, sincere, realistic, serious ...
Plot: coming out, friendship, racism, love triangle, betrayal, youth, gay teenager, unfulfillment, society, gender, gays and lesbians, coming of age ...
Time: 90s
Place: france, europe, lyon, paris france, new york ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 6.6
 546
For Sale (1998)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A Private detective is hired to trace a woman who ran away and disappeared on her wedding day. The movie follows him and recounts the story of her life through her eyes and the eyes of those interviewed by the detective.
Style: serious, realistic, sexy, mind bending, psychological ...
Plot: wedding, private detective, investigation, prostitute, nightclub, on the road, missing person, love and romance, on the run, obsessive quest, romance, crimes ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, year 1997
Place: france, paris france, marseille
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Clapham Junction (2007)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Set in the Clapham district of south London, England, the film is inspired by true events. The paths of several men intersect during a dramatic thirty-six hours in which their lives are changed forever.
Style: realistic, serious, melancholic, rough, touching ...
Plot: gay slur, masturbation, gay, gay sex, seduction, infidelity, society, life is a bitch, lifestyle, looking for love, estrangement, gay teenager ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Or (My Treasure) (2004)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, Israel
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Or shoulders a lot: she's 17 or 18, a student, works evenings at a restaurant, recycles cans and bottles for cash, and tries to keep her mother Ruthie from returning to streetwalking in Tel Aviv. Ruthie calls Or "my treasure," but ...
Style: serious, thought provoking, bleak, sincere, psychological ...
Plot: escort service, prostitute, family relations, prostitution, coming of age, parents and children, life is a bitch, lifestyle, dysfunctional family, youth, society, single parent ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: israel, tel aviv israel
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Movie in collections
 6.4
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Simon Killer (2012)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, France
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A recent college graduate goes to Paris after breaking up with his girlfriend of five years. His life should be open-ended and full of promise, but he can’t shake his feelings of loss. Being a stranger in a strange land only aggravates his ...
Style: atmospheric, suspenseful, contemplative, serious, realistic ...
Plot: prostitute, american abroad, fish out of water, college graduate, disorder, mysterious character, misfit, lifestyle, fall in love, neo noir, blackmail, love and romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: paris france, france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 8.1
 151K
La Haine (1995)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Aimlessly whiling away their days in the concrete environs of their dead-end suburbia, Vinz, Hubert, and Said -- a Jew, African, and an Arab -- give human faces to France's immigrant populations, their bristling resentment at their social ...
Style: bleak, disturbing, rough, captivating, suspense ...
Plot: rebel, youth, drugs, racism, skinhead, police brutality, urban ghetto life, poverty, protest, friendship, rebellion, realism ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: france, paris france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Les Misérables (2019)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 104 min.
Story: With a gun at his belt and a truncheon in his hand, Pento has just joined the Seine-Saint-Denis anti-crime brigade, an inner suburb of Paris. On the same team as Chris and Gwada, two men with occasionally “peculiar” methods, he soon discovers ...
Style: disturbing, realistic, captivating, psychological, ambiguous ending
Plot: police, pursuit, father son relationship, drone, money, police brutality, police officer, juvenile delinquent, ghetto, mob violence, crimes, organized crime ...
Time: contemporary
Place: paris france, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Before I Forget (2007)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A portrait of a 58-year-old man battling his inner demons on the search for self-discovery.
Style: psychological, sincere, realistic, serious, sexy ...
Plot: couples, unfulfillment, love and romance, coming out, self discovery, prostitute, gender, life is a bitch, romance, aging, transsexual, artists and showbiz ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, paris france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
From the Edge of the City (1998)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Greece
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Minority-group Greeks from an outer suburb of Athens struggle with their life on society's fringe and exploitation of one another.
Style: bleak, gloomy, rough, serious, realistic ...
Plot: prostitute, immigrants, culture clash, suburbs, urban ghetto, ocean or sea, kids in trouble, ocean, gays and lesbians, life is a bitch, society, misfit ...
Time: 90s
Place: greece, russia, europe, italy, athens greece ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 6.9
 2K
His Brother (2003)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Thomas has been estranged from his brother Luc for several years, due in part to his difficulties in dealing with Luc's homosexuality. But when Thomas is diagnosed with a rare blood disease, which is difficult to treat and impossible to cure, ...
Style: sincere, emotional, realistic, serious, contemplative ...
Plot: terminal illness, gay, life is a bitch, family problems, parents and children, brother brother relationship, reconciliation, human nature, homosexual, suffering, family relations, siblings relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, paris france, europe, brittany
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
A Thousand Peace Clouds Encircle the Sky (2003)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Mexico
Duration: 83 min.
Story: A teenager discovers that mending a broken heart is no simple thing in this independent romantic drama from Mexico. Gerardo (Juan Carlos Ortuno), a 17-year-old who has recently embraced his homosexuality, has just parted ways with his first serious ...
Style: touching, emotional, serious, realistic, erotic ...
Plot: breakup, teenage life, unfulfilled love, life is a bitch, losing-it hero, love and romance, romance, obsession, sexual relations, strong sexual content, lgbt, gay ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: mexico, mexico city
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%