Movies like An Angel Named Billy

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An Angel Named Billy (2007)
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An Angel Named Billy (2007)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Mark Anderson, a recent stroke victim who is frail and weak. Also, his best friend Thomas, a classic over the hill drag queen desperate for love and happiness. Mark and Thomas have a master plan, to find Mark's son, James Anderson the love of his life once and for all.
Style: sentimental, touching, serious, emotional, realistic, feel good, queer cinema
Plot: gay, forbidden love, best friends, coming out, female impersonator, true love, teenage life, looking for love, youth, family relations, parents and children, love and romance, gender bending, fall in love, couples, small town, father son relationship, gay slur, gays and lesbians, friends, coming of age, gender, small town life, dancing, drug addict ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, touching, serious and emotional films with plots about gay, love and romance, gender, gays and lesbians, couples, gay kiss and family relations mostly in Drama, Romance and Comedy genres. Some movies like An Angel Named Billy: Boys (2014), Private Romeo (2011), Regarding Billy (2005), The String (2009), Just a Question of Love (2000). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Boys (2014)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 78 min.
Story: BOYS tells the story of Sieger, a sporty, rather quiet 15-year-old boy who discovers love during the summer holidays. Sieger is training in the new athletics team for the national relay championships and meets the intriguing and unpredictable Marc. ...
Style: touching, realistic, sentimental, serious, disturbing ...
Plot: gay, gay teenager, teenage love, gay love, friendship, gay romance, gay relationship, gay athlete, gays and lesbians, friends, fall in love, teen angst ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: holland
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Private Romeo (2011)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Romeo and Juliet has never been more provocative than in this contemporary all-boy staging. Writer/director Alan Brown transfers the setting from fair Verona to a high school military campus where a small group of boys from rival schools act out the ...
Style: serious, emotional, touching, realistic, sincere
Plot: gay teenager, gay love, gays and lesbians, gay, cadet, gym, true love, young lovers, rivalry, lgbt, youth, romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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Regarding Billy (2005)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 73 min.
Story: After Billy's parents are killed he moves home to care for his little brother Johnny, who is mentally challenged. Together the two struggle through the loss of their parents. Meanwhile, Billy's best friend from childhood, Dean, has moved ...
Style: touching, emotional, realistic, serious, sexy ...
Plot: family relations, gender, best friends, friendship, couples, family problems, disability, love and romance, youth, homecoming, gender bending, death in the family ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, london, iraq
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100%
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The String (2009)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, Tunisia, Belgium
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Malik has a lot on his plate when he returns home to Tunisia after living in France. He's processing his father's death, he can't come out to his mother, and his childhood anxieties have resurfaced. But all of Malik's problems ...
Style: serious, realistic, emotional, touching, sentimental ...
Plot: gay love, gay, gays and lesbians, romance, love and romance, coming out, homecoming, gender, couples, society, unfulfillment, youth ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: tunisia, france, mediterranean sea, paris france
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100%
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Just a Question of Love (2000)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 88 min.
Story: After his gay cousin dies from hepatitis, young Laurent, who lives with his best friend Carole, falls in love with Cedric, a plant scientist. He's afraid to inform his conservative parents that he is gay.
Style: realistic, serious, touching, emotional, disturbing ...
Audience: teens
Plot: gay, coming out, gays and lesbians, homosexuality, gay slur, lgbt, gay relationship, gay sex, love and romance, fall in love, couples, gay love ...
Time: 90s
Place: france, europe, paris france
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100%
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Sugar (2004)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Canada
Duration: 78 min.
Story: Cliff has just turned 18 and his little sister has a gift for him: booze, a joint, a subway token and the command to have sex. Heading out on the town, Cliff finds friendship -- and more -- in the person of a young hustler named Butch. But ...
Style: serious, sincere, sentimental, touching, sexy ...
Plot: gay teenager, gay, coming of age, coming out, lifestyle, friendship, self discovery, teenage life, fall in love, romance, youth, life is a bitch ...
Time: contemporary
Place: canada, toronto ontario canada
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100%
The Falls: Testament of Love (2013)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 123 min.
Story: The Falls: Testament of Love is a continuation of the story of RJ Smith and Chris Merrill, two Mormon missionaries that fell in love during their mission in a small town in Oregon. The boys haven't spoken in five years, but when an unexpected ...
Style: realistic, serious, emotional, touching, sexy ...
Plot: gay, coming out, gays and lesbians, love affair, impossible love, destructive relationship, gay relationship, gay sex, crumbling marriage, love and romance, couples, family problems ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: oregon, seattle, salt lake city utah
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100%
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Harry + Max (2004)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 74 min.
Story: Two brothers, 23 and 16, who are both teen idols, come to terms with their dysfunctional family past and deep affection for each other.
Style: captivating, serious, emotional, touching, sexy ...
Plot: gay, dysfunctional family, siblings relations, incest, teenage life, sexual relations, gender, family relations, lifestyle, romance, alcohol abuse, brother brother relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: japan, asia
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100%
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Rock Haven (2007)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Canada
Duration: 78 min.
Story: The coastal California community of Rock Haven is the perfect place for cute eighteen-year-old Brady and his loving mother to begin a fresh start. Their mission: to spread the word of the Lord. But while roaming the beach one day, Brady meets ...
Style: serious, touching, sincere, psychological, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: gay love, gay, coming out, first gay sexual experience, gay teenager, beach, gay relationship, family relations, friendship, church, christianity, teenage life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california
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100%
The Conrad Boys (2006)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: After his mother dies, 19-year-old Charlie Conrad skips college to raise his 9-year-old brother, Ben, in this moving drama. But the heavy responsibility soon causes Charlie to yearn for a normal life. Things start to look up when he embarks on a ...
Style: serious, realistic, touching, sincere, sexy ...
Plot: gay teenager, family relations, college, dysfunctional family, child as adult, longing, family problems, estrangement, couples, mysterious character, youth, love and romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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100%
The Man I Love (1997)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Sport
Country: France
Duration: 91 min.
Story: This is a combination coming out and first love story. The swimmer and diver Lucard is interested in attractive Martin. The film follows the characters' coming out with all its difficulties, the bitter-sweet pleasures of first love and the ...
Style: captivating, serious, touching, sexual, realistic ...
Plot: gays and lesbians, gay, aids, coming out, love triangle, gay love, lifeguard, first gay sexual experience, love affair, couples, family relations, friends ...
Time: 90s
Place: france, marseille, spain
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100%
Blue Citrus Hearts (2003)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: A first love could quite possibly be the last for Sam, a Memphis teenager coming to terms with the romantic feelings he harbors for his best friend, Julian. Will the love he feels for this boy guide him through his struggles with his abusive father, ...
Style: sincere, touching, atmospheric, sentimental, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: coming out, coming of age, high school, teenage love, teenage life, romance, youth, life is a bitch, society, best friends, buddies, lifestyle ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: memphis, tennessee
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Dorian Blues (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Dorian realizes he is gay in his final year of high school. He meets another gay youth locally, but remains confused. He starts therapy, then resorts to confession in the Church, and finally comes out to his brother. Dorian then decides to come out ...
Style: semi serious, touching, sentimental, feel good, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: coming out, coming of age, gay teenager, gay, self discovery, teenage life, youth, parents and children, introspection, friendship, father son relationship, college ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new york, usa
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42%
The Journey of Jared Price (2000)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: "The Journey of Jared Price" is a gay-themed coming-of-age 2000 film written, produced and directed by Academy Award winner Dustin Lance Black. Black won the Oscar award for Best Original Screenplay for "Milk". The Journey of ...
Style: touching, sincere, emotional, sentimental, realistic ...
Plot: gay teenager, gay, blind woman, self discovery, fall in love, youth, couples, couple relations, teenage life, friendship, prostitute, coming of age ...
Time: 90s
Place: california, usa, los angeles, southern california, santa monica california
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42%
The Truth About Jane (2000)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Jane, a high school teenager, tries to deal with the discovery that she is a lesbian after developing an intense friendship with another girl who makes her discover her true sexuality, which is only the start of Jane's troubles when Jane's ...
Style: sincere, touching, sentimental, serious, disturbing ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: lesbian, coming out, school, lesbian couple, fall in love, high school life, gay teacher, teenage love, youth, lesbian sex, friendship, parents and children ...
Time: 90s, year 1989, year 1993
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Antarctica (2008)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Israel
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Set in Tel Aviv, focuses on an interconnected group of friends and their various relationships. At the center is the adorably bookish Omer, about to turn 30, who still hasn't found himself, and his free-spirited best friend Miki, who both end ...
Style: touching, sentimental, sexy, serious, realistic ...
Plot: gay, family relations, hopes, introspection, romance, lifestyle, love and romance, fall in love, couple relations, couples, gays and lesbians, gender ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: israel, middle east, tel aviv israel, tel aviv
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41%
Eban and Charley (2000)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: 29-year-old Eban has retreated home to his parent's house in Seaside Oregon after the dissolution of his teaching job in Seattle. There he courts 15-year-old Charlie and eventually the two start a sexual relationship. As the age of consent in ...
Style: touching, psychological, sincere, sexy, serious ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: gay, beach, friendship, coming out, family relations, older man younger man relationship, teenage life, forbidden love, parents and children, dysfunctional family, homecoming, couples ...
Time: 90s
Place: oregon, seattle, usa, washington d.c., amsterdam ...
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41%
The Men Next Door (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: This is a fast-paced comedy about a 40-year-old gay man who finds himself dating two equally lovable men - a secure 50-year-old who came out later in life, and an adventurous 30-year-old who wasn't looking for a relationship. What he ...
Style: humorous, touching, captivating, realistic, offbeat ...
Plot: gay, couples, family relations, love and romance, love triangle, older man younger man relationship, gay relationship, coming out, gays and lesbians, thirtysomething life, parents and children, boyfriend ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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Angora Ranch (2006)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Justin is an ad executive whose father sends him on his first solo run to a place in Texas. While driving to his appointment Justin swerves to avoid a rabbit in the road and his car gets stuck in a ditch that just happens to be in front of the home ...
Style: realistic, emotional, captivating, psychological, semi serious ...
Plot: family relations, romance, love affair, self discovery, parents and children, farm, unlikely couple, jazz, gay relationship, homosexuality, gay interest, generation gap ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: texas, usa
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40%
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Hannah Free (2009)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A film about a lifelong love affair between an independent spirit and the woman she calls home.
Style: sincere, sentimental, emotional, serious, realistic
Plot: forbidden love, lesbian relationship, family relations, elderly lovers, parents and children, aging, golden years, love and romance, gays and lesbians, gender, couple relations, lesbian romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 20th century
Place: usa
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You Are Not Alone (1978)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Denmark
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Young teenager Bo (Anders Agensø) is too sensitive for the hothouse atmosphere of a boarding school run by a cold, unfeeling would-be man of the cloth (an uncharacteristically grim Ove Sprogøe). Lonely and scared, he finds a soul mate in the ...
Style: sentimental, touching, serious, realistic, erotic ...
Plot: gays and lesbians, friendship, coming of age, youth, teenage life, lgbt child, first love, family relations, love and romance, lgbt teen, lifestyle, friends ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: europe, denmark
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Pit Stop (2013)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Recovering from an ill-fated affair with a married man, Gabe finds solace in the relationship he maintains with his ex-wife and daughter. On the other side of town, Ernesto evades life at home with his current live-in ex-boyfriend by spending much ...
Style: realistic, serious, touching, psychological, gloomy ...
Plot: gay, gay relationship, working class, breakup, small town, romance, couples, family life, gender, unfulfillment, gay parent, coma ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: texas, usa
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37%
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Get Real (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A tenderly romantic coming-of-age story as two boys in a British school fall in love.
Style: touching, sentimental, sincere, realistic, semi serious ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: gay, coming out, coming of age, teenage life, first gay sexual experience, gays and lesbians, gay slur, friendship, fall in love, lgbt child, gay teenager, gender ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: england, europe, britain, london
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37%
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Mulligans (2008)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Canada
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Like the American classic, The Graduate - secrecy, betrayal, and a painful coming of age face a family in Mulligans, by first time feature film director Chip Hale.
Style: emotional, serious, realistic, captivating, disturbing ...
Plot: coming out, gay, family relations, forbidden love, family life, family, parents and children, dangerous attraction, romance, father, buddies, crumbling marriage ...
Time: contemporary
Place: canada
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Watercolors (2008)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Carter, a troubled teen stays with a friend of his dads and starts flirting with her son Danny. After the weekend school returns, however Carter a school jock tells Danny he does not want to be seen with him at school. Their relationship grows ...
Style: touching, sincere, serious, emotional, sexy ...
Plot: gay teenager, gay, gay sex, coming out, teenage love, love and romance, gay student, lifestyle, sexuality, drug use, opposites attract, gays and lesbians ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new york
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36%
Once Upon a Time in Rio (2008)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Brazil
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Situated just above the awe-inspiring Ipanema beach in Rio is the Cantagalo slum. Every day, floods of Cantagalo residents make their way down the mountain, only to disappear into their surroundings as part of the invisible working-class that cleans ...
Style: realistic, touching, serious, sentimental, emotional ...
Plot: love, love and romance, romance, social differences, forbidden love, parents and children, life is a bitch, fall in love, rich and poor, family relations, couples, society ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: latin america, rio de janeiro, brazil
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36%
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Boy (2009)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Philippines
Duration: 80 min.
Story: A poet sells his collection of comic books and action figures in order to afford to hire a male stripper on New Years Eve.
Style: serious, realistic, sincere, sexy, sexual
Plot: forbidden love, lifestyle, self discovery, fall in love, family relations, couples, youth, love and romance, romance, obsession, lgbt, coming of age ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: seattle, washington d.c., the philippines
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Something Must Break (2014)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Sweden
Duration: 85 min.
Story: When Sebastian meets Andreas for the first time, he knows they belong together. While Sebastian defies gender norms — flouting convention in his androgynous fluidity — straight-identifying Andreas becomes unable to accept his attraction to ...
Style: serious, touching, realistic, emotional, avant garde ...
Plot: gender, transsexual, gay, gays and lesbians, looking for love, introspection, fall in love, misfit, couples, strong sexual content, love affair, love and romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: sweden, eastern europe, stockholm sweden
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Ciao (2008)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Two men meet and fall in love under the least joyous of circumstances in this low-key drama from writer and director Yen Tan.
Style: touching, serious, realistic, romantic, queer cinema
Plot: gays and lesbians, friendship, gay relationship, couples, friends, love and romance, coming out, gender, opposites attract, computers and web, gay, couple relations ...
Time: contemporary
Place: italy, europe, dallas texas, texas
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35%
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Come Undone (2000)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Story of two gorgeous, young French boys who begin a passionate relationship that boils over and threatens to destroy both their lives. Shy Mathieu is 18-years-old and on summer vacation in the south of France. He spends his days lazily sunning ...
Style: touching, sincere, sentimental, emotional, sexy ...
Plot: gay, male nudity, teenage life, love affair, depression, beach, youth, coming out, dysfunctional family, romance, fall in love, parents and children ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: europe, south of france, brittany, frankfurt germany, france ...
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