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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: clever, mind bending, surreal, stylized, contemplative, offbeat, serious
Plot: surrealism, riddles and clues, ancient mystery, filmmaking, political unrest, teleportation, artists and showbiz, urban, imaginary, city life, godparent, sea, female nudity, water
Time: 30s, 20th century, 2000s
Place: spain

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, stylized, exciting and offbeat films with plots about imaginary, escapades, danger, adventure, surrealism, heroes and rivalry 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), Ragnarok (2013), Cirque du Soleil: Worlds Away (2012). 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: stylized, atmospheric, captivating, mind bending, serious ...
Plot: nihilism, cards, surrealism, paraplegic, cross dressing, puppets, toys, escapades, obsessive quest, society, dominatrix, male nudity ...
Time: 60s
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
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: offbeat, surreal, serious, mind bending, experimental ...
Plot: ship, ocean or sea, ghost, murder, legends and myths, crimes, escapades, adventurer, parallel world, postmodernism, lifestyle, listener ...
Time: year 1958
Place: chile, singapore, warsaw poland
⇓ similarity ⇓
84%
 6.5
 603
Finisterrae (2010)
Genre: Fantasy
Country: Spain
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Two ghosts walk along the Camino of Santiago.
Style: offbeat, surreal, serious, atmospheric, stylized ...
Plot: ghost, oracle, introspection, hopes, on the road, supernatural, wandering, surrealism, horse, walking, journey, pilgrimage ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
 5.9
 7K
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: serious, captivating, exciting, suspenseful, realistic
Audience: teens
Plot: ancient mystery, norse mythology, vikings, adventure, danger, legends and myths, escapades, obsessive quest, adventurer, riddles and clues, wilderness, imaginary ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, ancient history
Place: norway
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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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, surreal, stylized
Plot: circus, clown, dancer, young lovers, performance, disorder, imaginary, fall in love, oldies, artists and showbiz, fish out of water, youth ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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, suspenseful, stylized, futuristic, serious ...
Plot: save the world, danger, future dystopia, rebelliousness, rebellion, heroes, escapades, life is a bitch, imaginary, adventure, deadly virus, cult ...
Time: 21st century, future
Place: asia, tokyo, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 3.6
 2K
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, supernatural ability, good versus evil, heroes, danger, sword and sorcery, battles, magic, deadly creature, imaginary ...
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Place: poland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
City of Pirates (1983)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
Country: France, Portugal
Duration: 111 min.
Story: A surreal odyssey in which a melancholic maidservant crosses paths with a homicidal little boy, travels to a tiny island of pirates and encounters a man with multiple personalities.
Style: surreal, disturbing, suspenseful, rough
Plot: killer child, surrealism, island, boy, irrational behavior, evil child, little boy, murder, perversity, seance, sleepwalking, surf ...
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 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, date night, family outing, teens, pre-teens
Plot: imaginary kingdom, adventure, save the kingdom, imaginary, heroes, change of heart, heroic mission, magic, coming of age, fantasy world, circus, father daughter relationship ...
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 7.1
 1K
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: experimental, epic, stylized, atmospheric, offbeat ...
Plot: supernatural, good versus evil, legends and myths, curses spells and rituals, strong sexual content, punk, deadly, artists and showbiz, imaginary, danger, skyscraper, apprentice ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
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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, disturbing, stylized, atmospheric, experimental ...
Plot: hermaphrodite, wizards and magicians, soldier, thief, surrealism, lsd, good versus evil, destiny, architect, social decay, human nature, politics ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: mexico, latin america, peru
⇓ similarity ⇓
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The Warrior and the Sorceress (1984)
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: stylized, exciting, serious, offbeat
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: desert, village, martial arts, duel, sword, rivalry, legends and myths, wizards and magicians, uninhibited rivalry, battles, village life, escapades ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
The Perils of Gwendoline in the Land of the Yik Yak (1984)
Genre: Adventure, Fantasy
Country: France
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A beautiful woman hires an intrepid adventurer to help find her father, who has disappeared in the jungle while searching for a rare and priceless butterfly. Along the way they run into cannibals, a race of Amazon warriors and all the usual ...
Style: cult film, experimental, stylized, humorous, exciting ...
Plot: amazon tribe, butterfly, beefcake, adventure, treasure hunt, woman in danger, heroes, escapades, sexual abuse, danger, kidnapping, convent ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: china, asia, france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
The Piano Tuner of EarthQuakes (2005)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Music, Mystery, Romance
Country: Germany, UK, France
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Dark fairytale about a demonic doctor who abducts a beautiful opera singer with designs on transforming her into a mechanical nightingale.
Style: atmospheric, disturbing, surreal, serious, mind bending ...
Plot: kidnapping, danger, rescue, fall in love, murder, mad scientist, mysterious character, love and romance, imaginary, deadly, estate, androids and robots ...
Time: 19th century
Place: spain, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 5.0
 133
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: exciting, captivating, serious, epic
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⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus (2009)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy, Mystery
Country: UK, France, Canada
Duration: 123 min.
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Style: surreal, stylized, semi serious, humorous, atmospheric ...
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Place: london
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Zardoz (1974)
Genre: Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: UK, USA
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, offbeat ...
Plot: immortality, rebellion, stowaway, death wish, utopia, culture clash, religions or cults, vestiges of humanity, chaos, cult, revolution, danger ...
Time: future, 23rd century
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 7.9
 104K
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: imaginary kingdom, imagination, escape from reality, hospital, storytelling, adventure, friendship, adventurer, good versus evil, disguise, peril, horse ...
Time: 1920s, 20s, 1910s, 20th century
Place: los angeles, taj mahal, india, istanbul turkey
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Movie in collections
 6.4
 3K
Takeshis' (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
Country: Japan
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Beat Takeshi lives the busy and sometimes surreal life of a showbiz celebrity. One day he meets his blond lookalike named Kitano, a shy convenience store cashier, who, still an unknown actor, is waiting for his big break. After their paths cross, ...
Style: surreal, dark humor, semi serious, stylized, mind bending ...
Plot: surrealism, obsession, identity crisis, lifestyle, actor's life, showbiz, lookalikes, audition, wannabe, media satire, celebrity culture, artists and showbiz ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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: exciting, stylized, suspenseful, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: chase, adventurer, sword, sword fight, warrior, heroes, injustice, island, danger, military, rivalry, kidnapping ...
Time: ancient history
Place: ancient greece
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 4.6
 847
Hundra (1983)
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: stylized, suspenseful, exciting, serious, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, battle of the sexes, samurai, village, survival, adventurer, wizards and magicians, siblings relations, danger, feminism, vengeance, escapades ...
Time: prehistory, middle ages, prehistoric times
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 3.8
 1K
Witchville (2010)
Genre: Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA, China
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When Prince Malachy returns to his father’s kingdom after the Crusades his first impression is that a bad harvest is the reason that the villagers are sick and hungry. But all is not as it seems and a stranger to the village, warns the new king ...
Style: stylized, exciting, suspenseful, serious, rough ...
Plot: good versus evil, village, curses spells and rituals, save the kingdom, imaginary kingdom, heroic mission, homecoming, rivalry, heroes, master warrior, obsessive quest, adventure ...
Time: middle ages
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
The Land That Time Forgot (1974)
Genre: Adventure, Fantasy
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: During World War I, a German U-boat sinks a British ship and takes the survivors on board. After it takes a wrong turn, the submarine takes them to the unknown land of Caprona, where they find dinosaurs and neanderthals.
Style: suspenseful, serious, captivating, entertaining, light
Audience: family outing
Plot: dinosaur, island, time travel, ancient mystery, adventure, adventurer, danger, ocean or sea, heroic mission, rescue, survival, iceberg ...
Time: prehistory, 1940s, prehistoric times, year 1916
Place: antarctica
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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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: serious, stylized, exciting, epic
Plot: hercules, sword and sandal, peplum, adventure, escapades, imaginary, supernatural ability, dangerous animal, heroes, deadly, supernatural, battles ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 7.0
 2K
Rapture (1979)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery
Country: Spain
Duration: 105 min.
Story: José Sirgado, filmmaker in his thirties, has completed his second film and is deeply unsatisfied for various reasons. One may be that his relationship with the film has nothing to do with what he had imagined, another may be that the heroine of his ...
Style: serious, mind bending, surreal, suspenseful, bleak ...
Plot: obsession, erection, artists and showbiz, supernatural, hypnosis, filmmaking, addiction, objects come to life, escape from reality, life is a bitch, cigarette smoking, drugs ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 5.8
 3K
She (1965)
Genre: Adventure, Fantasy
Country: UK
Duration: 106 min.
Story: The lost city of Kuma is ruled by the cruel, arrogant, beautiful queen, Ayesha, gifted with eternal life. She lures Leo Vincey into her world, seeing in him the reincarnation of the lover she long ago murdered in a fit of violent jealousy. Against ...
Style: exciting, captivating, tense, suspense, serious ...
Plot: adventure, lost city, queen, tribe, reincarnation, ancient mystery, imaginary kingdom, danger, supernatural, adventurer, rivalry, romance ...
Time: 1910s, edwardian era
Place: egypt, africa, cairo egypt
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Oh, Woe Is Me (1993)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: France, Switzerland
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Romance about Simon Donnadieu and his decision to leave his ever-loving wife Rachel.
Style: realistic, gloomy, mind bending, serious, clever ...
Plot: religions or cults, miraculous event, battle zone, supernatural romance, mysterious character, love and romance, romance, ocean or sea, church, investigation, infidelity, love triangle ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
The Adventures of Hercules II (1985)
Genre: Adventure, Fantasy
Country: Italy, USA, Netherlands
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Hercules searches for the Seven Thunderbolts of Zeus, which have been stolen by renegade gods.
Style: exciting, stylized, serious, tense, psychotronic ...
Plot: greek mythology, hercules, good versus evil, obsessive quest, heroic mission, superhero, heroes, legends and myths, battles, superhuman powers, rebelliousness, escapades ...
Place: greece, ancient greece
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
The Nine Lives of Tomas Katz (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Mystery
Country: UK, Germany
Duration: 87 min.
Story: The last day of creation. A stranger arrives in London. No one knows who he is or where he has come from. By the time he leaves, the entire universe will have been erased.
Style: mind bending, surreal, exciting, humorous, suspenseful ...
Plot: satire, taxi driver, save the world, chaos, state affairs, human nature, danger, abduction, law enforcement, chaos and mayhem, political unrest, space and aliens ...
Time: future
Place: europe, london, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
The Giant of Metropolis (1961)
Genre: Adventure, Fantasy
Country: Italy
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Obro the muscleman (Gordon Mitchell) goes to Atlantis and sinks a death-ray king (Bella Cortez) who knows the secret of immortality.
Style: suspenseful, stylized, exciting, futuristic, offbeat ...
Audience: boys' night
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