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

Most similar movies to Bunuel and King Solomon's Table

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, stylized, offbeat and exciting films with plots about imaginary, escapades, adventure, danger, heroes, rivalry and surrealism 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), The Hexer (2001), The Warrior and the Sorceress (1984). 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, captivating, atmospheric, serious, mind bending ...
Plot: nihilism, cards, surrealism, paraplegic, cross dressing, escapades, obsessive quest, puppets, toys, society, blood drinking, female 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: surreal, offbeat, stylized, atmospheric, mind bending ...
Plot: ship, adventure, lifestyle, parallel world, escapades, mysterious character, imaginary, adventurer, ghost, ocean or sea, postmodernism, murder ...
Time: year 1958
Place: chile, singapore
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
 6.4
 591
Finisterrae (2010)
Genre: Fantasy
Country: Spain
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Two ghosts walk along the Camino of Santiago.
Style: atmospheric, serious, stylized, offbeat, surreal ...
Plot: ghost, oracle, on the road, supernatural, introspection, hopes, journey, pilgrimage, wandering, horse, walking, surrealism ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
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: serious, suspenseful, exciting, stylized, offbeat ...
Plot: save the world, deadly virus, rebellion, rebelliousness, escapades, adventure, heroes, future dystopia, life is a bitch, imaginary, danger, cult ...
Time: 21st century, future
Place: asia, tokyo, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
Movie in collections
 3.5
 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, supernatural, supernatural ability, adventure, good versus evil, heroes, danger, sword and sorcery, battles, magic, rivalry, escapades ...
Time: middle ages
Place: poland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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: serious, exciting, stylized, offbeat
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: desert, martial arts, village, sword, duel, uninhibited rivalry, village life, escapades, lone wolves, adventure, imaginary, fall in love ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 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: stylized, atmospheric, serious, mind bending, surreal ...
Plot: apprentice, good versus evil, punk, supernatural, artists and showbiz, curses spells and rituals, imaginary, legends and myths, danger, skyscraper, strong sexual content, deadly ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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: offbeat, semi serious, humorous, exciting, stylized ...
Plot: butterfly, beefcake, amazon tribe, adventure, sexual abuse, kidnapping, heroes, escapades, woman in danger, adventurer, rescue, convent ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: china, europe, france, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Movie in collections
 5.0
 126
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: serious, epic, captivating, exciting
Plot: battles, rivalry, political intrigue, escapades, heroes, adventure, blind ambition, state affairs, imaginary, legends and myths, political unrest, dishonesty ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 6.8
 22K
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, family outing, teens, date night, pre-teens
Plot: imaginary kingdom, adventure, save the kingdom, imaginary, heroes, heroic mission, change of heart, magic, coming of age, fantasy world, circus, father daughter relationship ...
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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, biting ...
Plot: wizards and magicians, surrealism, soldier, thief, hermaphrodite, good versus evil, birds, society, human nature, supernatural ability, obsessive quest, a vision ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: mexico, latin america, peru
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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: serious, stylized, exciting, surreal
Plot: circus, clown, artists and showbiz, young lovers, disorder, imaginary, oldies, fall in love, youth, performance, lovers apart, fish out of water ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
The King's Daughter (2019)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA
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: stylized, serious, offbeat
Plot: mermaid, immortality, royal court, royal family, supernatural, adventure, obsessive quest, parents and children, escapades, imaginary, illegitimate child, quest
Time: 17th century
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 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, suspenseful, exciting, epic, rough ...
Plot: escapades, curses spells and rituals, imaginary kingdom, adventure, heroes, master warrior, imaginary, obsessive quest, homecoming, danger, save the kingdom, good versus evil ...
Time: middle ages
Place: dungeon
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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, suspenseful, stylized, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: adventurer, chase, warrior, sword, sword fight, conquering, battles, rivalry, military, kidnapping, danger, island ...
Time: ancient history
Place: ancient greece
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 4.6
 806
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: suspenseful, stylized, exciting, rough, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: battle of the sexes, murder, survival, vengeance, siblings relations, curses spells and rituals, heroes, escapades, feminism, village, adventurer, samurai ...
Time: middle ages, prehistory, prehistoric times
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Prospero's Books (1991)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy
Country: UK, Netherlands, France, Italy, Japan
Duration: 124 min.
Story: An exiled magician finds an opportunity for revenge against his enemies muted when his daughter and the son of his chief enemy fall in love in this uniquely structured retelling of the 'The Tempest'.
Style: atmospheric, serious, offbeat, surreal, stylized ...
Plot: sea disaster, wizards and magicians, memory loss, vengeance, imaginary kingdom, escapades, legends and myths, parents and children, imaginary, dishonesty, royal family, danger ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 7.9
 102K
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: offbeat, surreal, stylized, epic, exciting ...
Plot: imaginary kingdom, hospital, imagination, storytelling, suicide attempt, translator, theft, death, torture, princess, morphine, sacrifice ...
Time: 1920s, 1910s, 20s, 20th century
Place: los angeles, taj mahal, india, istanbul turkey
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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Prehistoric Women (1967)
Genre: Adventure, Fantasy
Country: UK
Duration: 74 min.
Story: Leader of a tribe of amazon women, Queen Kari, has vanquished a rival tribe and rules them with savage ruthlessness and cruel arrogance. A hunter stumbles onto the enclave and falls for one of the slaves, so unleashing the anger and envy of the ...
Style: suspenseful, exciting, serious, offbeat
Plot: rhinoceros, cave woman, slavery, danger, deadly, destiny, jungle, adventurer, rivalry, misfit, parallel world, fall in love ...
Time: prehistory, prehistoric
Place: england, africa, russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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: surrealism, killer child, island, evil child, boy, little boy, murder, irrational behavior, sleepwalking, seance, perversity, sea ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
The Lost Continent (1968)
Genre: Adventure, Fantasy
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: An eclectic group of characters set sail on Captain Lansen’s leaky cargo ship in an attempt to escape their various troubles. When a violent storm strikes, the ship is swept into the Sargasso Sea and the passengers find themselves trapped on an ...
Style: suspenseful, exciting, scary, offbeat, bleak ...
Plot: ship, island, monster, sea monster, shark, deadly, disorder, supernatural, confined, isolation, ocean or sea, religions or cults ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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, epic, exciting, stylized
Plot: sword and sandal, peplum, hercules, legends and myths, supernatural ability, imaginary, rivalry, supernatural, heroes, curses spells and rituals, deadly, wizards and magicians ...
Place: dungeon
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 7.1
 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: bleak, mind bending, serious, suspenseful, surreal ...
Plot: obsession, erection, addiction, filmmaking, supernatural, life is a bitch, artists and showbiz, hypnosis, escape from reality, objects come to life, man crying, homosexuality ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Movie in collections
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, heroic mission, dangerous animal, ocean or sea, rescue, survival ...
Time: prehistory, 1940s, year 1916, prehistoric times
Place: antarctica
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Voyage of the Unicorn (2001)
Genre: Fantasy, Adventure
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 170 min.
Story: One day the Aislings find themselves magically transported to a ship called the Unicorn. Here, they discover that they've been chosen to fulfill an incredible quest! They undergo an incredible journey of discovery in strange lands with ...
Style: stylized, touching, inspirational, fairy tale, sentimental ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: imaginary kingdom, imaginary, adventure, heroes, hopes, destiny, supernatural, danger, rivalry, good versus evil, adventurer, youth ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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: futuristic, semi serious, offbeat, suspenseful, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mad scientist, belly dancer, volcano, loincloth, incest, sword and sandal, poison, ghost, murder, imaginary, adventure, heroic mission ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
The Demon's Rook (2013)
Genre: Adventure, Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A young boy named Roscoe finds a portal to another world where he is taught magic by an elder demon known as Dimwos. Dimwos raises the boy into manhood, revealing to him many secrets.
Style: serious, scary, exciting, suspenseful, offbeat
Plot: zombie, demon, magic, curses spells and rituals, ancient mystery, escapades, adventure, experiment gone awry, imaginary, countryside, wizards and magicians, supernatural ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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: stylized, mind bending, serious, bleak, atmospheric ...
Plot: deadly, disorder, kidnapping, estate, danger, imaginary, androids and robots, fall in love, love and romance, mysterious character, rescue, mad scientist ...
Time: 19th century
Place: europe, spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 3.7
 169
The Magic Door (2007)
Genre: Adventure, Fantasy
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A magic Troll aims to defeat the Black Witch and find the magic door that will lead him home with the help of the Elf Flip, and the Boy Liam.
Style: stylized, exciting, semi serious, humorous
Plot: getting home, adolescence vs adulthood, escapades, imaginary, mischievous children, imaginary kingdom, youth, danger, rivalry, wizards and magicians, stepmother, magic ...
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Adventures in Dinosaur City (1991)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A scientist's kids are sucked into a TV screen and wind up in the Stone Age with cavemen and dinosaurs.
Style: feel good, offbeat, stylized, exciting, semi serious ...
Audience: pre-teens, family outing, kids
Plot: teleportation, kidnapping, teenager, puppet, animal, train, dinosaur, teen angst, youth, danger, teenage life, animal life ...
Time: stone age, prehistory
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%