Movies like Cowboys

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Cowboys (2020)
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Cowboys (2020)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Troy and his young transgender son Joe are on the run from his conservative mother in the Montana wilderness, with a detective in hot pursuit.
Plot: transsexual, lgbt, lgbt child, mental health, mother, mental illness, horse riding, father son relationship, runaway, wilderness, flashback, separated parents, cowboy boots

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Most similar movies to Cowboys

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, psychological, realistic and sincere films with plots about transsexual, lgbt, gay, gay interest, male nudity, father son relationship and family relations mostly in Drama genres. Some movies like Cowboys: Pretty/Handsome (2008), It Gets Better (2012), Drunktown's Finest (2014), Normal (2003), Close-Knit (2017). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Pretty/Handsome (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 67 min.
Story: A married father of two tells his wife and teenage sons that he is transsexual.
Style: tv series pilot
Plot: transsexuality, transsexual, lgbt, trans woman, gender, ultrasound, costume, husband wife relationship, teenage pregnancy, hallucination, flashback, tennis ...
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95%
It Gets Better (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
Story: Inspired by the It Gets Better Project this documentary film follows the stories of three real-life subjects who are at unique impasses related to their identities as gay or transgender people.
Plot: lgbt, bisexual, tolerance, acceptance, teenager, lesbian, homosexual, gay, bullying, transsexual, hopes
⇓ similarity ⇓
89%
Drunktown's Finest (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: On a desolate Navajo reservation in New Mexico, three young people – a college-bound, devout Christian; a rebellious and angry father-to-be; and a promiscuous but gorgeous transsexual - search for love and acceptance.
Plot: transsexual, native american reservation, native american, navajo, female director
Place: new mexico
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74%
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Normal (2003)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A Midwestern husband and father announces his plan to have a sex change operation.
Style: realistic, serious, emotional, psychological, sincere ...
Plot: transsexual, gender bending, gender, parents and children, family problems, society, unfulfillment, lgbt, family drama, sexuality, depression, small town ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, illinois, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
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 7.0
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Close-Knit (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 127 min.
Story: After being neglected by her mother, a little girl is taken in by her uncle and his transgender girlfriend, who create a loving home for her.
Plot: transsexual, uncle niece relationship, female director, japanese girl, trans woman, knitting, short haired female, lgbtqi, absent parent, child protagonist, lgbt, nurse ...
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
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 360
Lola (2019)
Genre: Drama
Country: Belgium, France
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Just when Lola, 18 years old and transgender, learns that she can finally have surgery, her mother, who is her only financial support, passes away. Abiding by her mother’s last wishes, Lola and her father, who are permanently in conflict and have ...
Style: road movie
Plot: transsexual, death of mother, estranged father, lgbt, gas station, funeral, paint, family photograph, flashback, hospital, photograph, sea ...
Place: belgium
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
The Woman Inside (1981)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A Vietnam vet decides to undergo a sex change operation in the 1970's. Canadian / American production.
Plot: vietnam veteran, transsexual, surgery, shower, new identity, sexual identity, vietnam war veteran, gender, gender bending
Place: vietnam
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
In a Year with 13 Moons (1978)
Genre: Drama
Country: West Germany
Duration: 124 min.
Story: This drama follows the last few days in the life of Elvira (formerly Erwin) Weisshaupt. Years before, Erwin told a co-worker, Anton, that he loved him. "Too bad, you aren't a woman," he replied. Erwin took Anton at his word. Trying to ...
Style: contemplative, realistic, serious, emotional, psychological ...
Plot: transsexual, slaughterhouse, gender bending, self discovery, introspection, obsession, couple relations, adoption, unfulfilled love, hopes, gays and lesbians, rejection ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, year 1978
Place: frankfurt germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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 6.5
 162
Call Me Helen (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Is. This. My. Son? No matter how often Tobias Wilke poses this question, there's always only one answer: Yes! Tobias, can't believe his eyes when he comes to the airport to pick up his 17-year-old son Finn – and learns that Finn is now ...
Style: tragicomedy, psychological, tense, suspense, contemplative ...
Plot: transsexual, father son relationship, coming out, seductive woman, awkward situation, coming of age, bullying, teenager, lgbt, female objectification, male objectification, family relations ...
Time: 21st century
Place: san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 6.9
 735
Just Charlie (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Football star Charlie has the world at her feet. With a top club desperate to sign her, her future is seemingly mapped out. But the teenager sees only a nightmare. Raised as a boy, Charlie is torn between wanting to live up to her father's ...
Style: emotional, disturbing, psychological, sincere
Audience: teens
Plot: transvestism, gay, lgbt child, lgbt, secret, father son relationship, depression, soccer, brother sister relationship, football, discrimination, cross dressing ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
God Made Man (2020)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Story: Leading double lives and seeking redemption, a transgender man, a drag queen and a corrupt lawyer collide in this urban purgatory.
Style: neo noir, queer cinema
Plot: sex addict, transsexual, lgbtq, lesbian, violence, prostitute, cigarette smoking, male nudity, love, female nudity, corruption, female impersonator ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
That Certain Summer (1972)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 73 min.
Story: The first US teleplay to deal sympathetically with homosexuality. Divorced San Francisco contractor Doug Salter is looking forward to a summer visit from his fourteen-year-old son Nick, who lives in Los Angeles with his mother Janet. The boy does ...
Plot: gay, father son relationship, coming out, family relations, male homosexuality, gay slur, lgbt, older man younger man relationship, divorce, homosexual, gay couple, telephone call ...
Place: san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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No Letting Go (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: What would you do to save your child? A young teenager struggles with a debilitating mental illness as his mom risks everything to save him without losing the rest of her family.
Style: thought provoking, suspense, suspenseful, disturbing
Plot: mental illness, family relations, mental health, bipolar disorder, coming of age, teenage boy, family problems, motherhood, mother son relationship, parents and children, teenage life, family ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 6.4
 539
Hard Pill (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A despondent gay man throws his life and relationships into turmoil when he volunteers for a controversial pharmaceutical study for a drug designed to make gay men straight.
Style: realistic, contemplative, sexy, psychological, sentimental ...
Plot: medical experiment, love affair, coming out, transsexual, couple relations, midlife crisis, gender bending, estrangement, couples, gender, homosexual, lgbt ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 5.5
 61
Trade (2019)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Trade tells the story of two men, one a streetwise hustler, the other a straight-laced lawyer, who meet and form a relationship that brings to light who they really are. Inspired by the book "Boulevard Girls" by David Kaye.
Style: contemplative, melancholic, unusual plot structure, psychological, sentimental ...
Plot: sex scene, love, transsexual, lgbtq, gay couple, gay, crossdressing, lovers, gay protagonist, gay relationship, gays and lesbians, gay lead character ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Two Ways Home (2019)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Soul-touching and moving, TWO WAYS HOME compassionately follows Kathy (Tanna Frederick), a woman newly diagnosed with bipolar disorder who is released from prison on good behavior and returns to her country home in Iowa to reconnect with her ...
Style: sincere, sentimental, inspirational, touching, heartbreaking
Plot: mental health, mother daughter relationship, character study, mental illness, loneliness, real world, fighting illness, honest, promise, bittersweet, life philosophy, communication problem ...
Place: iowa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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 330
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: unusual plot structure, contemplative, captivating, disturbing, sexy ...
Plot: sexuality, transsexual, polyamory, protest, bisexuality, nudity (full frontal - brief), trance, male nudity, female nudity, gays and lesbians, romance, youth ...
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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 19K
Tomboy (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 82 min.
Story: A French family with two daughters, 10-year-old Laure and 6-year-old Jeanne, moves to a new neighborhood during the summer holidays. With her tomboy ways, Laure is immediately mistaken for a boy by the local kids and passes herself off as Mickaël.
Style: serious, captivating, touching, sincere, emotional ...
Plot: transsexual, gender, child protagonist, sexual identity, friendship, gender bending, family relations, youth, lgbt child, cross dressing, self discovery, society ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: europe, france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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The Boys in the Band (2020)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 121 min.
Story: At a birthday party in 1968 New York, a surprise guest and a drunken game leave seven gay friends reckoning with unspoken feelings and buried truths.
Style: compassionate, heartbreaking, realistic, serious
Plot: gay, lgbt, gay interest, sexuality, homosexuality, friendship, male objectification, male nudity, mental health, moral dilemma, society, social problems ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 6.5
 43
Quick Change (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: Philippines
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Dorina is a transsexual woman. She’s got herself a flourishing career, albeit in an illegal cosmetic surgery business. She is a mother figure to Hero, her eight year old nephew, and a devoted wife to Uno. Between her job and her family, Dorina ...
Style: touching, sincere, emotional, realistic, serious ...
Plot: transsexual, moral dilemma, against the rules, rebellion, life is a bitch, transvestism, couples, couple relations, physical appearance, lgbt, gays and lesbians, gender ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: the philippines, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 5.1
 104
The Meatrack (1970)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 65 min.
Story: A hybrid of Warholian midnight movie and Doris Wishman-esque sexploitation picture, Michael Thomas's softcore rarity Meatrack was originally produced and released by Sherpix, the company that brought underground films like Lonesome Cowboys, ...
Style: porno movie
Plot: lgbt, prostitution, group shower, muscular, uncircumcised penis, male in shower, overbearing mother, blow job, man wearing towel, mother, gay bar, gay hustler ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
The Killing of Randy Webster (1981)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A young man is shot and killed in an altercation with Houston police. His father doesn't believe the police version of the incident and starts digging around on his own.
Plot: car theft, police chase, flashback, father son relationship, loss of son
Place: houston texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 4.4
 130
Little Gay Boy (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 72 min.
Story: A young gay boy, from his birth to his teenage years, in which he experiments his sexuality and his own boundaries, to the day he finally meets his father.
Style: avant garde
Plot: lgbt, gay interest, gay subtext, nudity (full frontal - brief), cross dressing, crossdressing, fisting, pubic hair, male nudity, father son relationship, prostitute, blasphemy ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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Enter the Clowns (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: China
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Xiao Bo (Yu Bo) lives in a world where the lines defining men from women are constantly dissolving.
Plot: transsexual, dance, drum, dancing, male nudity, gay interest, singing, pyramid, incest, homosexuality, father son relationship, christianity ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 7.1
 41
Navarasa (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: India
Duration: 99 min.
Story: The film revolves around the story of a young girl Shweta (P. Shwetha) taking her first steps towards adulthood. Ready for the adventure, the thirteen-year-old is upbeat, however soon discovers that every night, her uncle Gautam (Kushboo) transforms ...
Plot: lgbt, transsexuality, prejudice, teenager, coming of age, customs, gay, ceremony, fortune telling, talking to the camera, uncle, legend ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 6.8
 179
Melting Away (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: Israel, Canada
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Shlomo who discovers in his son's Assaf room, women's clothing and accessories, decides to 'teach the boy a lesson'. When Assaf returns to his parents' home on a rainy night from a party, his attempts to enter home fail. His ...
Style: touching, realistic, thought provoking, captivating, psychological ...
Plot: transsexual, parents and children, terminal illness, gender, family relations, bittersweet, father son relationship, hospital, unfulfillment, life is a bitch, family in crisis, gays and lesbians ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: israel
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Venice Beach (1982)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A runaway tries to survive being homeless at Venice Beach, California.
Plot: nudity (full frontal - brief), beach, telephone, flashback, sex scene, female nudity, robbery, runaway, train
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 6.7
 253
Koepek (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: Switzerland, Turkey
Duration: 94 min.
Story: An ordinary day in the megacity of Istanbul: Ten-year-old Cemo sells paper tissues in the streets, Hayat is controlled by her husband and transsexual Ebru sells her body. All three have a secret love and they do everything that satisfies their ...
Style: anthology
Plot: female director, transsexual, social criticism, dog, city
Place: istanbul turkey
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
A Woman's Way (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: Greece
Duration: 111 min.
Story: George is released from prison after 14 years of incarceration for a murder he committed in his small Greek village. He spends his first night out in a cheap downtown hotel in Athens. There he meets Strella, a young transsexual prostitute. They ...
Style: sincere, emotional, serious, captivating, twists and turns ...
Plot: transsexual, prostitute, incest, starting over, love and romance, hopes, haunted by the past, gender, lifestyle, parents and children, jail, prostitution ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: greece, europe, athens greece
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 6.5
 1K
Tiger Orange (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 75 min.
Story: In the small Central California town where they grew up, two estranged gay brothers struggle to reconnect after the recent death of their father.
Style: serious, psychological, captivating, realistic
Plot: gay, father son relationship, brother brother relationship, death of father, caught in the act, hardware store, gay slur, cynicism, friendship, family relations, gay lead character, gay relationship ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%