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Dream Boat on Netflix

Anyone watch this disasterpiece? I'll give you the CliffsNotes: It's basically about a ship full of eIder Dataloungers dressed in a variety of ridiculous, embarrassing outfits. Watch it & weep!

by Anonymousreply 11206/30/2018

Are any native English speakers featured?

It looks like an ad for some gay cruise line. I wouldn’t be surprised if the cruise put up the cash for the documentary.

Cruises are for cheesy gays.

by Anonymousreply 112/06/2017

Yes, there's a black guy from New York. There really wasn't much advertising for the cruise line (at least that I noticed) and if their intent was to get me to want to go on one of their cruises, they failed miserably. I have a hard time imagining anywhere else on earth I'd feel more out of place than aboard that ship. I actually felt bad for the staff who had to clean up allllllllll the used condoms off of the deck. Talk about a workplace bio health hazard.

by Anonymousreply 212/06/2017

Used condoms???Puhleeze, probably not one condom was unwarpped during this cruise. And the thought that anyone from DL is on board is just silly. Unless they filmed the shuffleboard caftan festival on the aft deck

by Anonymousreply 312/06/2017

Oh honey, watch it. There were definitely Dataloungers on that ship.

by Anonymousreply 412/06/2017

ewww i skimmed this after getting it for free on gaytorrents. it's gross. the whole premise is disgusting. hedonism on display with narcissistic sleazeballs in pouch speedos, assless undies and femme fatties and drag queen themed nights . awful. lol you can smell the poppers and giorgio of beverly hills "wings"

by Anonymousreply 512/06/2017

All those guys are busted AF.

by Anonymousreply 612/06/2017

Oh the ones in the trailer are the 'hot' ones, R6!

by Anonymousreply 712/06/2017

r5, I was thinking of downloading it off there because I saw porn actor Logan Moore in the preview. Is he actually interviewed or just passing eye candy

by Anonymousreply 812/06/2017

You get to see a dance floor blowjob.

by Anonymousreply 912/06/2017

What a dreary-assed waste of time this was. A friend recommended it, so I held on. Otherwise, I would have jumped this ship in the first 10 minutes.

To be avoided.

by Anonymousreply 1012/06/2017

I hope no straight people see this. We have enough problems already.

by Anonymousreply 1112/06/2017

They look quite sleazy and so what. The guys in the OP's pic are not "eldergays". Fuck off OP.

by Anonymousreply 1212/06/2017

Ugh. Sorry, I can't with the gay cruisers. It's a red-flag for sure.

by Anonymousreply 1312/06/2017

The thought of being on a cruise like that terrifies me. Like being stuck in a gay dance bar for a week with nowhere to escape to.

by Anonymousreply 1412/06/2017

Pretty people don't have to pay to have a good time.

But I do like the docu's angle of people from anti gay countries doing these circuit (ship) cruise parties to celebrate who they are.

by Anonymousreply 1512/06/2017

[quote]The guys in the OP's pic are not "eldergays". Fuck off OP.

Did it ever occur to you that maybe the trailer doesn't show the eIdergays so that people will actually WATCH it?

by Anonymousreply 1612/06/2017

If you are looking for love and long term relationship than a gay cruise isn't the best place to find it.

Come to think of it, there aren't many places that gay men can meet other gays without a "I'm only here to fuck" mantric tone.

by Anonymousreply 1712/06/2017

I am 100% homosexual, and even I can't fathom going on a cruise like that. That's just too damn many queers in one place at one time for me.

by Anonymousreply 1812/06/2017

Its not my cup of tea or my crowd. But it seems churlish for "tasteful friends" to poo poo the tacky gays who choose such holidays and enjoy them. Eek gads, many probably save up their money for a year to buy such holidays, and want to have a good time. The scandal of it all.

by Anonymousreply 1912/06/2017

Gay cruises are the male versions of Michfest where gay guys can't wait to escape the real world to be fabulous gays around other fabulous gays and be absolutely fabulously gay for a couple of days.

by Anonymousreply 2012/06/2017

Reminds me of when a friend and I went to the White Party in Palm Springs one year. We felt so out of place. It's like we were looking into a fish tank with a lot of crazy multicolored fishes. Nothing that was going on clicked with us. It actually made me kind of sad. I'm not sure why. Maybe because I realized I wasn't a member of the tribe.

by Anonymousreply 2112/06/2017

It's like a visit at a Disney theme park. It can be fun with the right people at your side for a little while but getting tedious when you are alone (or not with the right people at your side) and / or stay for too long.

by Anonymousreply 2212/06/2017

r8 i don't know who that is...but i did only skim through there, was a guy dressed like sia at the drag dinner though. lol

by Anonymousreply 2312/06/2017

R21, you felt out of place at the Palm Springs White Party because you weren't strung out on party drugs.

by Anonymousreply 2412/06/2017

[quote]Yes, there's a black guy from New York.

No white guy from New York?

by Anonymousreply 2512/06/2017

It looks like a documentary about Atlantis Cruises - is that what it is?

by Anonymousreply 2612/06/2017

I watched it and have to agree that it was sad. That ship looked filthy. There’s no way I would’ve been able to eat anything on that ship. I really think some of the guys on there had mental issues.

At least the guy from Dubai? knew the cruel ways of the gays and that he didn’t measure up. They showed him alone a lot and him staying in his room because he was being ignored by everyone.

by Anonymousreply 2712/06/2017

an Israeli dragging on Palestinians. Typical. At least he wasn't shooting an elderly woman in the head, I guess.

by Anonymousreply 2812/06/2017

Gay Cruises = White Trash sex orgies with lots of meth & cocaine!

by Anonymousreply 2912/06/2017

Sad depressing movie. Lonely guys from various countries flock to this once-a-year gay cruise (organized by an event production company who charters a cruise ship). Trying to escape their repressed environment, attempting to look and act in order to fit in some mythical tribe, or their perceptions of what it might be.

Documentary is produced by a German company with a lot of broken English dialogue, feels like we’re missing lots of the original message. Almost felt like a throwback to old Yahoo chatrooms at certain parts of the day.

by Anonymousreply 3012/07/2017

Was this really a documentary though? The shots all seemed too perfectly set up with a static camera angle, and the film has a writer. Do most documentaries have writers?

by Anonymousreply 3112/07/2017

This ghastly film concentrated on the cross dressers and other freaks. The vast majority of guys on these cruises are normal guys looking for a good party and a vacation at sea

by Anonymousreply 3212/07/2017

R31 strangely IMDB doesn’t list a writer, but it’s not that uncommon to have one. In a “classic” doc there often is some or tons of narration, to introduce topics, bridge segments, provide context, and obviously this needs to be scripted.

by Anonymousreply 3312/08/2017

This is why we can't have nice things.

by Anonymousreply 3412/08/2017

[quote]strangely IMDB doesn’t list a writer, but it’s not that uncommon to have one. In a “classic” doc there often is some or tons of narration, to introduce topics, bridge segments, provide context, and obviously this needs to be scripted.

I get that, but this "film" had no narration at all. So...just curious what needed to be written if it was truly a documentary, as Netflix suggests.

by Anonymousreply 3512/08/2017

These sorts of things belong to another time and place. Theres no reason now to have exclusive gay anything,according to the young people today. If I still partied,even as a fat 56 year old,Id jump right in to a cruise like that. I wouldnt give a fig what the "young and beautiful" thought of my old carcass,and I would have a blast.And I bet Id get laid (albeit for a cost!) . Young gays are so determined to ape hetero's theyve forgotten the joys of hedonistic fun.

by Anonymousreply 3612/08/2017

I hope the ship was well-sanitized before the next cruise.

by Anonymousreply 3712/08/2017

Didn't participating in this endanger these men?

by Anonymousreply 3812/08/2017

The sad truth is that the gay community is not all hot hunks. There are plenty of below average men who live sad below average lives and take advantage of such events like the White Party or go on a Gay Cruise to have fun and feel fabulous.

by Anonymousreply 3912/08/2017

looks like the saddest doc ever. Dreadful.

by Anonymousreply 4012/08/2017

I had to stop watching- cruises in general have no appeal and the crowd was kind of ick. Guess I'm an elitist.

by Anonymousreply 4112/08/2017

I went on the local gay dating / hook up site yesterday. Presentable guy over 50 was looking for younger and many of the trolly guys over 50, the same. Half the guys who looked 55 or 60 listed 40 something as their ages. Plus, I go out, I dont meet over 50's anywhere.

I would go on an 0ver 50 cruise. Why not. Its not my cup of tea but at least some over 50's would be forced to deal with each other face to face and stop the virtual supermarket ridiculous categories.

by Anonymousreply 4212/08/2017

[quote]Documentary is produced by a German company

That explains a lot.

by Anonymousreply 4312/08/2017

[quote] Didn't participating in this endanger these men?

I didn't see it but I thought about that immediately. If you are closeted from a country where homosexuality is scorned why would you agree to be filmed for a documentary? I'm from US and would incur some professional risk if filmed on a cruise as debauched and hedonistic as some have described this one.

by Anonymousreply 4412/08/2017

could you imagine a black light in one of the cabins with the lights out? CSI GayBoat.

by Anonymousreply 4512/08/2017

I loved it and cried a little at the end. I loved all their flawed bodies and open desire for love, sex and to have fun. I'd like to have seen more about the friendships that sustained them but otherwise thought it was a really accurate account of gay life. Perhaps for some people it was a little too close to the bone?

by Anonymousreply 4612/10/2017

This trailer only cements the fact that I tried to kill myself because of my sexual orientation. I was freaked out by shit like that. Life isn't just about sex.

by Anonymousreply 4712/10/2017

[quote] Life isn't just about sex.

And yet you claim you tried to kill yourself because of your sexual orientation. Life is what YOU make of it, not what others make of theirs and your approval or disapproval.

by Anonymousreply 4812/10/2017

It’s one thing to encounter “no fats and no fems” and “no pecs, no sex” online but being trapped on a boat with those people sounds like torture.

What happens if a fatty dares to step on to the dance floor? Do the muscle queens merely give dirty looks and dance away or do they become violent?

by Anonymousreply 4912/10/2017

I was surprised at how confident the indian guy was with his flabby belly and he had sex with at least 6 people vs the hot palestinian guy who scored none. Though i must say the palestinian has mental issues. My take away is that it is not always looks that wins. Even if u r fugly, if u r confident u will get laid. Tha explains why i do no hook up. I am cuckoo

by Anonymousreply 5012/10/2017

In the water I'm a skinny lady.

by Anonymousreply 5112/10/2017

Charming people get laid.

by Anonymousreply 5212/10/2017

It was the young Polish man who didn't get laid--despite being very attractive. He was pre-occupied with finding love on a fuck flotilla.

by Anonymousreply 5312/10/2017

Is one of those cruised where they bring porn performers and escorts, er, go go boys and its a "get laid" affair?

by Anonymousreply 5412/10/2017

The Indian guy, who I don’t think was Indian , said he got laid six times but I think he was just saying that to try to impress the Polish guy.

by Anonymousreply 5512/10/2017

Bit older & long partnered, I don't want that scene. Maybe years ago, but not now. I am fine with a little dancing, but I want away from crowds, drama, drunks, and stink.

Give me a lounge chair, beach unbrella, fruity cocktails, few around, and I am fine.

by Anonymousreply 5612/10/2017

^umbrella (whatever)

by Anonymousreply 5712/10/2017

I loved the Indian guy but I also think he was lying about getting laid. He was probably surprised to hear his friend slept with nobody.

by Anonymousreply 5812/10/2017

The compulsion to fuck more people than your friends should end when a man hits his 20s.

Bragging about all your conquests at age 40 is pathetic, gay or straight.

by Anonymousreply 5912/10/2017

r59, blame it on arrested development or mid life crisis where adults try to make up for lost time.

by Anonymousreply 6012/10/2017

The part where he’s getting ready for International Night or whatever it’s called (guys trying to incorporate their flag or colors in their cruisey cruise outfit) is, well, interesting... Admiring himself, preening in a mirror, but referring to his various “attributes” as India, almost like a 3rd person thing. Again probably missing something due to language issues.

by Anonymousreply 6112/10/2017

What I see here is a bunch of 3's and 4's pretending to be 10's.


by Anonymousreply 6212/10/2017

This is depressing. Not sure I can finish it. I've found fun in gay environments, so I couldn't begrudge people their vacation. But this is depressing. There either from repressive countries or miserable and lonely so far. Or both.

by Anonymousreply 6312/10/2017

whoops.. they're. Too circuit/body centric for me... It's weird knowing that for some this is the optimal or only way to be gay. It's a little tragic.

by Anonymousreply 6412/10/2017

Does the film show lots of sex and drugs that takes place on gay cruises?

by Anonymousreply 6512/10/2017

A little bit of sex, R65. I feel a little cold after it. Was hoping it'd be more Love Boat and exploring the ship and character interactions. It's more earnest than that. I get the idea: we all have stereotypes about the people on a cruise like this, so it was a serious effort to humanize the subjects. Some nice film work; I liked the shots of the guys lined up, party shots, nice they flew a drone straight above the boat. But it all came off a little dour and for most of the dudes it was an oddly sexless environment. Maybe if the subjects had been more interesting or if I was less familiar with their gripes. Though the Indian guy and the French dude in the wheelchair were ok. But pretty sure some of it was boring.

by Anonymousreply 6612/11/2017

The dude with the blonde hair & the ear gauges had a great ass & surprisingly nice body. Too bad about the ear gauges though.

by Anonymousreply 6712/11/2017

I thought it was far more interesting and watchable then it should have been. Yes, a little sad too. But fun and funny in parts too.

And I want some of the drugs the guys are doing on the ship!

by Anonymousreply 6812/11/2017

R49 the fattie will be ignored by the guys with muscles.

You comment makes me sad.

by Anonymousreply 6912/11/2017

Watching this now. It is more serious and sad than I expected which I am not upset about.

by Anonymousreply 7012/13/2017

It's not Atlantis, it's a European company, which is why the men are so international.

by Anonymousreply 7112/13/2017

Oh god, the polish cutie is on a gay party boat complaining how he is desperate to find true loce and not a quick fuck. Delusional, the cut from the dance floor bj to that was perfect.

It does seem a big draw is socially awkward men excited for their "gay experience", whatever they think that means.

by Anonymousreply 7212/13/2017

Netflix says this mess is "trending" which mortifies me.

by Anonymousreply 7312/13/2017

I watched it , the polish guy seemed genuine but those eyebrows were overdone, he was cute in that innocent boyish way that will fade around 35. I felt sorry for the Indian dude , I was impressed by the two disabled guys getting out there and showing able bodied how its done!

There was a smattering of eldergays on that cruise , when they did the panorama of everyone in line the dude with the grey /white hair and obviously dyed ( just for men medium brown ) mustache was comical. Who dyes just their mustache ???

I think I would get bored after the 2nd day on something like that.

by Anonymousreply 7412/16/2017

It felt sad and the poz guy sucking some random skank cock in full view of everyone was just creepy.

by Anonymousreply 7512/16/2017

The Polish guy, Marek is a star!

by Anonymousreply 7612/16/2017

He calls himself a "Dreamboat actor" which further proves this wasn't a documentary.

by Anonymousreply 7712/16/2017

[quote]I hope the ship was well-sanitized before the next cruise.

Once again I'm left wondering how many homophobic hets are posting here. Why the hell should the ship be sanitized extra well after a gay cruise, since that's obviously what you're implying.

I've been to enough straight nightclubs to know that they can easily be just as sex-driven and dirty as gay clubs. I once stayed in a hotel where the indoor balcony overlooked a restaurant that turned into a nightclub after hours. It was mostly under 30 crowd but geez those people were having fun. I saw a guy pull out his half-hard cock to show to a girl he'd just met in the middle of the floor where they were surrounded by dozens of people. He looked like a hottie so I didn't mind the view at all.

by Anonymousreply 7812/16/2017

Uh...did you see all of the used condoms laying around on the ship's deck after one of their parties, R78?

by Anonymousreply 7912/17/2017

At least they used condoms R79, these days most do not .

by Anonymousreply 8012/20/2017

That's cool but I still wouldn't want to walk around barefoot where a bunch of used condoms had just been swept up!

by Anonymousreply 8112/20/2017

Yeah R80...I'm sure most of them used condoms...wink.

by Anonymousreply 8212/20/2017

Who walks around barefooted anyway, R81?

by Anonymousreply 8312/20/2017

People around a cruise ship pool?

by Anonymousreply 8412/20/2017

Who actually swims on a cruise ship ???

by Anonymousreply 8512/20/2017

That scene with the guy squirting his douch water should have made this an NCAA-17 rating, even if it wasn't a close up scene you could clearly see what he was doing.

by Anonymousreply 8612/20/2017

i beleive that Pence produced this.

by Anonymousreply 8712/20/2017

r87, sure seems like it.

by Anonymousreply 8812/22/2017

I just starting watching's sad and depressing, not sure if I'll finish watching.

by Anonymousreply 8901/10/2018

[quote]That's cool but I still wouldn't want to walk around barefoot where a bunch of used condoms had just been swept up!

I imagine this to be quite dangerous actually. You could slip and fall on such a slippery surface. Even with shoes or sandals.

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by Anonymousreply 9101/10/2018

Is this a Costa ship? it looks really run down.

by Anonymousreply 9201/10/2018

My heart goes out to anyone struggling to come out and watch this shit and think this how life really is... And yes I am sex shaming the hell out of those queens.

by Anonymousreply 9301/10/2018

Dunno about the video but the guy in the middle of the still in OP's video is my kinda hot guy. Damn that man is delicious. Is he the protagonist of that "movie"?

by Anonymousreply 9401/10/2018

I'm watching this now. The guys and their stories are very touching. Its a downer of a. movie. Obviously they wanted that and with the sad music. "Dream Boat" is bitterly ironic.

by Anonymousreply 9501/14/2018

Netflix actually wanted to call it The Chickenhawk Titanic because it quite aptly described this mess of a show.

by Anonymousreply 9601/14/2018

;O too many tree trunk waists.

by Anonymousreply 9701/14/2018

Virulent. Anal. Warts.

by Anonymousreply 9801/14/2018

You can fast forward to the blow job at 43:00 or thereabouts.

Marek has a Polish last name, but he looks Middle Eastern. If he'd just stayed a week in Barcelona, instead of getting on the boat, he'd have gotten laid every night.

All the frone shots of the boat are awesome.

by Anonymousreply 9901/14/2018

Correction: DRONE shots.

by Anonymousreply 10001/14/2018

Figures the poz guy with the gay version of Peter Pan Syndrome would be the one shown blowing a whore on the dance floor.

by Anonymousreply 10101/15/2018

The Indian guy is very sweet. He would make a good boyfriend. Of course I say this at 55 having been single 10 years. I wouldn't have been interested at 30.

by Anonymousreply 10202/12/2018

Their flights to the port of departure must have been killer, with all that excess baggage.

by Anonymousreply 10302/12/2018

Trailer looks good.

by Anonymousreply 10402/12/2018

Basically everyone in this movie are scene queens and not even hot ones. Actually even so-called HOT scene queens I don't find hot. I'm not attracted to anyone who's sceney and or conforms to the prevailing gay esthetic.

by Anonymousreply 10506/27/2018

Is there any sex in this video?

by Anonymousreply 10606/30/2018

It was like a Palm Springs/Cathedral City clothing optional resort at sea. Gross and sad.

by Anonymousreply 10706/30/2018

I'd rather be celibate.

by Anonymousreply 10806/30/2018

If you're not celibate ...

We could raise hell a bit.

by Anonymousreply 10906/30/2018

R106 it's been a while but I vaguely remember one "party" scene at night where there one dude on his knees sucking another dude off on the Promenade Deck, way back in the distance so while you know what's going on there's really not much to see.

by Anonymousreply 11006/30/2018

It's the gay Love Boat?

by Anonymousreply 11106/30/2018

Did they show any overdoses?

by Anonymousreply 11206/30/2018
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