9 best movies like Alex Strangelove (2018)

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Movies similar to Alex Strangelove (2018): Love, Simon, Being 17, The Way He Looks, Keep the Lights On, Weekend, Beginners, Latter Days, Maurice, Beautiful Thing.

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Love, Simon (2018)
Mark9 (imdb: 7.6)
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:49
CharactersGay, Teens
PlaceSchool

Everyone deserves a great love story. But for seventeen-year old Simon Spier it's a little more complicated: he's yet to tell his family or friends he's gay and he doesn't know the identity of the anonymous classmate he's fallen for online.

Being 17 (2016)
Mark10 (imdb: 7.2)
Genremelodrama, drama
CountryFrance
Duration01:55
CharactersFriends, Gay

Set in the beautiful high Pyrenees in south-west France, Damien lives with his mother Marianne, a doctor, while his father, a pilot, is on a tour of duty abroad with the French military. At school, Damien is bullied by Thomas, who lives in the farming community up in the mountains, nut learns to fight back. The boys find themselves living together when Marianne invites Thomas to come and stay with them while his mother is ill in hospital. Damien must learn to live with the boy who terrorised him.

The Way He Looks (2014)
Mark10 (imdb: 7.9)
Genremelodrama, drama
CountryBrazil
Duration01:36
CharactersGay

Leonardo is a blind teenager dealing with an overprotective mother while trying to live a more independent life. To the disappointment of his best friend, Giovana, he plans to go on an exchange program abroad. When Gabriel, a new student in town, arrives at their classroom, new feelings blossom in Leonardo making him question his plans.

Keep the Lights On (2012)
Mark4 (imdb: 6.4)
Genredrama
CountryUSA
Duration01:42
CharactersGay
StyleSoulful, Touching

An emotionally and sexually charged journey through the love, addiction, and friendship of two men. Documentary filmmaker Erik and closeted lawyer Paul meet through a casual encounter, but they find a deeper connection and become a couple. Individually and together, they are risk takers—compulsive, and fueled by drugs and sex. In an almost decade-long relationship defined by highs, lows, and dysfunctional patterns, Erik struggles to negotiate his own boundaries and dignity and to be true to himself.

Weekend (2011)
Mark4.6 (imdb: 7.6)
Genremelodrama
CountryUnited Kingdom
Duration01:37
CharactersGay
PlaceEngland

After a drunken house party with his straight mates, Russell heads out to a gay club. Just before closing time he picks up Glen but what's expected to be just a one-night stand becomes something else, something special.

Beginners (2010)
Markimdb: 7.2
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:44
CharactersGay
PlotCancer, Mystery

A young man is rocked by two announcements from his elderly father: that he has terminal cancer, and that he has a young male lover.

Latter Days (2003)
Mark7.2 (imdb: 7)
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:47
CharactersGay
PlaceLos Angeles

Aaron Davis (Steve Sandvoss) and Christian Markelli (Wes Ramsey) are the two most opposite people in the world. Aaron is a young Elder (or a Mormon missionary) who wants to do his family proud and is quite passionate about his religion and film. Christian is a shallow WeHo waiter/party boy who only looks forward to bedding a new guy every night.

Maurice (1987)
Mark9 (imdb: 7.7)
Genremelodrama, drama
CountryUnited Kingdom
Duration02:20
CharactersGay
PlaceEngland

After his lover rejects him, a young man trapped by the oppressiveness of Edwardian society tries to come to terms with and accept his sexuality.

Beautiful Thing (1996)
Mark4 (imdb: 7.5)
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryUnited Kingdom
Duration01:30
CharactersGay

Set during a long, hot summer on the Thamesmead Estate in Southeast London, three teenagers edge towards adulthood.

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