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Bunuel and King Solomon's Table (2001)
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Bunuel and King Solomon's Table (2001)
Original name: Buñuel y la mesa del rey Salomón
Genre: Adventure, Fantasy
Country: Spain, Mexico, Germany, France
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Toledo in the 30s: The godfather of cinematic surrealism, Luis Buñuel, the poet Federico Garcia Loca and the painter Salvador Dalí are on a search for the mythical table of King Salomon, which is known to have the power to see in the past, the present and the future. Their scour paths them through hilarious moments of absurdity and lots of references to movie history.
Style: mind bending, clever, surreal, contemplative, stylized, offbeat, serious
Plot: surrealism, riddles and clues, ancient mystery, filmmaking, political unrest, teleportation, performer's life, artists and showbiz, urban, imaginary, city life, godparent, sea, female nudity, water
Time: 30s, 1930s, 20th century, 2000s
Place: spain

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, stylized, offbeat and surreal films with plots about escapades, imaginary, surrealism, adventure, danger, heroes and nudity (full frontal - brief) mostly in Fantasy, Adventure and Drama genres. Some movies like Bunuel and King Solomon's Table: Fando and Lis (1968), Three Crowns of the Sailor (1983), Finisterrae (2010), Taxandria (1994), Ragnarok (2013). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Fando and Lis (1968)
Genre: Adventure, Fantasy
Country: Mexico
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Fando and his partially paralyzed lover Lis search for the mythical city of Tar. Based on Jodorowsky's memories of a play by surrealist Fernando Arrabal.
Style: atmospheric, stylized, offbeat, surreal, mind bending ...
Plot: puppet, nihilism, cards, surrealism, post apocalypse, paraplegic, cross dressing, obsessive quest, escapades, toys, puppets, society ...
Time: 60s
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Three Crowns of the Sailor (1983)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
Country: France
Duration: 117 min.
Story: In this classically surreal fantasy, a sailor, known for telling tales, sees a student killing his teacher and decides to spin a few yarns for him. He tells the boy of his many adventures in exotic South American ports where he visited opium dens ...
Style: serious, contemplative, experimental, surreal, mind bending ...
Plot: ship, ocean, imaginary, ghost, lifestyle, adventurer, crimes, escapades, mysterious character, ocean or sea, listener, postmodernism ...
Time: year 1958
Place: chile, singapore, warsaw poland
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Finisterrae (2010)
Genre: Fantasy
Country: Spain
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Two ghosts walk along the Camino of Santiago.
Style: contemplative, surreal, atmospheric, psychological, captivating ...
Plot: ghost, introspection, on the road, supernatural, journey, pilgrimage, oracle, wandering, surrealism, friendship, society, afterlife ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: spain
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Taxandria (1994)
Genre: Adventure, Fantasy
Country: Belgium, Germany, France, Hungary, Netherlands, UK, USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: young prince is taken for tuition at a seaside hotel but there quickly bores and wanders off to visit a nearby lighthouse. Befriended by the keeper, he learns of a secret world he can see inside the light of the lamp - the world of Taxandria ruled ...
Style: fairy tale, offbeat, serious, stylized, atmospheric ...
Audience: preschoolers
Plot: prince, hotel, lighthouse, romance, rescue, escapades, friends, danger, heroic mission, fall in love, adventure, friendship ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
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Ragnarok (2013)
Genre: Adventure, Fantasy
Country: Norway
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Archaeologist Sigurd Svendsen discovers that the Oseberg ship hides a secret from the Viking Age. Along with his two children put Sigurd out on a quest to find the truth. The mystery leads them into "No Man's Land" between Norway and ...
Style: captivating, serious, exciting, realistic, suspenseful
Audience: teens
Plot: norse mythology, ancient mystery, vikings, adventure, viking, legends and myths, danger, escapades, adventurer, riddles and clues, obsessive quest, imaginary ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, ancient history
Place: norway
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Cremaster 3 (2002)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 182 min.
Story: CREMASTER 3 (2002) is set in New York City and narrates the construction of the Chrysler Building, which is in itself a character - host to inner, antagonistic forces at play for access to the process of (spiritual) transcendence. These factions ...
Style: stylized, atmospheric, surreal, experimental, serious ...
Plot: good versus evil, supernatural, skyscraper, punk, imaginary, danger, artists and showbiz, deadly, rivalry, apprentice, curses spells and rituals, graphic violence ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Drawing Restraint 9 (2005)
Genre: Fantasy
Country: USA, Japan
Duration: 135 min.
Story: The film concerns the theme of self-imposed limitation and continues Matthew Barney's interest in religious rite, this time focusing on Shinto
Style: stylized, atmospheric, experimental, serious, surreal
Plot: couples, religions or cults, couple relations, society, human nature, whaling, surrealism, ocean, wedding, nudity (full frontal - brief), disintegration, ocean or sea ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: asia, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Cirque du Soleil: Worlds Away (2012)
Genre: Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: An original story featuring performances by Cirque du Soleil. A young woman is entranced by an Aerialist. When they fall into the dreamlike world of Cirque du Soleil and are separated, they travel through the different tent worlds trying to find ...
Style: exciting, serious, stylized, surreal
Plot: circus, clown, imaginary, young lovers, fall in love, disorder, performance, dancer, oldies, fish out of water, artists and showbiz, youth ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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20th Century Boys 3: Redemption (2009)
Genre: Adventure, Fantasy
Country: Japan
Duration: 156 min.
Story: The final showdown, and the final reveal: who is Friend? How can he be stopped?
Style: exciting, stylized, suspenseful, futuristic, offbeat ...
Plot: save the world, heroes, adventure, rebellion, future dystopia, rebelliousness, danger, escapades, life is a bitch, imaginary, impostor, false identity ...
Time: future, 21st century
Place: japan, tokyo, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 3.6
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The Hexer (2001)
Genre: Adventure, Fantasy
Country: Poland
Duration: 130 min.
Story: The TV series and the film were loosely based on Andrzej Sapkowski's book series The Witcher (Wiedźmin).
Style: exciting, stylized, suspenseful, serious, offbeat
Plot: legends and myths, adventure, supernatural ability, supernatural, heroes, good versus evil, danger, sword and sorcery, battles, magic, imaginary, escapades ...
Time: middle ages
Place: poland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 7.9
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The Fall (2006)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA, South Africa, India
Duration: 117 min.
Story: In a hospital on the outskirts of 1920s Los Angeles, an injured stuntman begins to tell a fellow patient, a little girl with a broken arm, a fantastic story about 5 mythical heroes. Thanks to his fractured state of mind and her vivid imagination, ...
Style: surreal, offbeat, light, emotional, intense ...
Plot: hospital, imaginary kingdom, suicide attempt, escape from reality, adventure, friendship, imagination, adventurer, good versus evil, storytelling, disguise, peril ...
Time: 1920s, 20th century, 1910s, 20s
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⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 6.8
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Mirrormask (2005)
Genre: Adventure, Fantasy
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: In a fantasy world of opposing kingdoms, a 15-year old girl must find the fabled MirrorMask in order to save the kingdom and get home
Style: atmospheric, stylized, exciting, light, offbeat ...
Audience: kids, teens, family outing, date night, pre-teens
Plot: imaginary kingdom, adventure, alternate reality, save the kingdom, imaginary, heroes, heroic mission, change of heart, magic, coming of age, fantasy world, circus ...
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 5.0
 139
Samson (1961)
Genre: Fantasy, Adventure
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 99 min.
Story: While traveling through the kingdom of Sulom, Samson is arrested and finds that the queen no longer reigns and that a power-mad warlord and his army of mercenaries now controls the kingdom. Samson teams up with some of his one-time adversaries to ...
Style: epic, captivating, exciting, serious, psychotronic
Plot: heroes, legends and myths, political unrest, political intrigue, imaginary, rivalry, blind ambition, escapades, state affairs, dishonesty, adventure, battles ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
The Holy Mountain (1973)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
Country: Mexico
Duration: 114 min.
Story: A Mexican master leads a Christ figure and other disciples to a mountain of immortal wise men. The scandal of the 1973 Cannes Film Festival, writer/director Alejandro Jodorowsky's flood of sacrilegious imagery and existential symbolism in The ...
Style: surreal, psychedelic, disturbing, stylized, atmospheric ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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Genre: Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: France, USA
Duration: 94 min.
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Style: surreal, stylized, atmospheric, serious, silent film ...
Plot: androids and robots, desert, laboratory, a.i., social misfits, future dystopia, on the road, danger, life is a bitch, fugitives, imaginary, escapades ...
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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Genre: Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
Country: France, Portugal
Duration: 111 min.
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Style: surreal, disturbing, suspenseful, rough
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Genre: Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA, Argentina
Duration: 81 min.
Story: The mighty warrior, Kain, crosses the barren wastelands of the planet Ura, where two arch enemies, Zeg and the evil degenerate Balcaz, fight incessantly for control of the village's only well. Kain sees his opportunity and announces that his ...
Style: serious, offbeat, stylized, exciting
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: desert, village, martial arts, nudity (full frontal - brief), duel, sword, fall in love, gory, battles, wizards and magicians, graphic violence, legends and myths ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
The Sword and the Rose (2010)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Musical
Country: Portugal, France
Duration: 142 min.
Story: Manuel bids farewell to his routine and boards a 15th century vessel under pirate law. Treason on board triggers a series of terrible events our protagonist overcomes while keeping his moral principles intact.
Style: humorous, contemplative, semi serious, surreal, offbeat
Plot: ship, pirate, partners, introspection, disorder, escapades, adolescence vs adulthood, adventure, unfulfillment, misfit, ocean or sea, ocean ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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Genre: Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Western
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Duration: 109 min.
Story: A father and daughter journey from Denmark to an unknown desert that exists in a realm beyond the confines of civilization.
Style: contemplative, atmospheric, surreal, serious, captivating ...
Plot: desert, escapades, track down, parents and children, on the road, family relations, love and romance, father daughter relationship, murder, chases and races, fall in love, cause and meaning ...
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Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
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Story: King Louis XIV's quest for immortality leads him to capture and steal a mermaid's life force, a move that is further complicated by his illegitimate daughter's discovery of the creature.
Style: serious, stylized, captivating, exciting, offbeat
Plot: royal court, immortality, supernatural, escapades, parents and children, obsessive quest, imaginary, mermaid, royal family, quest, adventure, illegitimate child
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Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 4.6
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Genre: Adventure, Fantasy
Country: Spain, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Born in a tribe of fierce warrior women, Hundra has been raised to despise the influence of men. An archer, fighter and sword fighter, Hundra is superior to any male. Hundra finds her family slain and takes a vow of revenge until one day she meets ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, rough, stylized, exciting ...
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Time: prehistory, middle ages, prehistoric times
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Ulysses Against Hercules (1962)
Genre: Adventure, Fantasy
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Ulysses offends the gods so they send Hercules to capture him and bring him to them.
Style: suspenseful, stylized, exciting, serious
Audience: boys' night
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34%
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Zardoz (1974)
Genre: Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: UK, USA, Ireland
Duration: 105 min.
Story: In the far future, a savage trained only to kill finds a way into the community of bored immortals that alone preserves humanity's achievements.
Style: cult film, futuristic, surreal, stylized, serious ...
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Style: surreal, stylized, semi serious, humorous, weird ...
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Style: suspenseful, exciting, serious, captivating, tense ...
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Takeshis' (2005)
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Country: Japan
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Genre: Adventure, Fantasy
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 91 min.
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Style: suspenseful, serious, captivating, light, entertaining ...
Audience: family outing
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Time: prehistory, 1940s, year 1916, prehistoric times
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⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Hercules, Prisoner of Evil (1964)
Genre: Adventure, Fantasy
Country: Italy
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Hercules battles an evil sorceress who turns men into werewolves. The mythic duo returns in Prisoner of Evil, where a sorceress seduces Herc and transforms him into a mindless beast. Italian horror master Antonio Margheriti directed this installment ...
Style: exciting, stylized, epic, serious, psychotronic
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Oh, Woe Is Me (1993)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
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Duration: 95 min.
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Style: serious, realistic, mind bending, experimental, contemplative ...
Plot: miraculous event, infidelity, romance, investigation, journalism, love and romance, mysterious character, ocean, supernatural romance, love triangle, battle zone, church ...
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The Nine Lives of Tomas Katz (2000)
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