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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, 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 imaginary, escapades, adventure, surrealism, danger, 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: atmospheric, offbeat, stylized, serious, surreal ...
Plot: puppet, cards, nihilism, surrealism, post apocalypse, paraplegic, cross dressing, obsessive quest, escapades, toys, puppets, society ...
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: experimental, contemplative, mind bending, surreal, atmospheric ...
Plot: ship, lifestyle, imaginary, escapades, mysterious character, ghost, adventure, legends and myths, murder, parallel world, ocean or sea, postmodernism ...
Time: year 1958
Place: chile, singapore, warsaw poland
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84%
 6.4
 619
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
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
 5.9
 8K
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, realistic, suspenseful
Audience: teens
Plot: norse mythology, ancient mystery, vikings, adventure, viking, danger, legends and myths, escapades, riddles and clues, adventurer, obsessive quest, imaginary ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, ancient history
Place: norway
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
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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, fall in love, dancer, performance, disorder, imaginary, young lovers, fish out of water, oldies, artists and showbiz, lovers apart ...
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: futuristic, suspenseful, stylized, exciting, serious ...
Plot: save the world, heroes, adventure, rebellion, future dystopia, rebelliousness, danger, escapades, life is a bitch, imaginary, false identity, impostor ...
Time: future, 21st century
Place: tokyo, japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 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, serious, suspenseful, offbeat
Plot: legends and myths, adventure, supernatural ability, supernatural, good versus evil, heroes, danger, sword and sorcery, battles, magic, imaginary, deadly creature ...
Time: middle ages
Place: poland, europe
⇓ 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, teens, date night, family outing, 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 ⇓
43%
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 7.9
 106K
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, escape from reality, hospital, storytelling, adventure, friendship, imagination, adventurer, good versus evil, disguise, peril, horse ...
Time: 1920s, 1910s, 20s, 20th century
Place: los angeles, india, istanbul turkey, taj mahal
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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, psychedelic ...
Plot: hermaphrodite, bird, mountain, soldier, alchemist, thief, surrealism, good versus evil, wizards and magicians, human nature, social decay, destiny ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: mexico, latin america, peru
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Daft Punk's Electroma (2006)
Genre: Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: France, USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Follows the history of two robots, the members of Daft Punk, on their quest to become human.
Style: surreal, serious, stylized, atmospheric, offbeat ...
Plot: androids and robots, laboratory, desert, a.i., imaginary, on the road, future dystopia, danger, escapades, fugitives, life is a bitch, social misfits ...
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 5.0
 137
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, captivating, exciting, epic, psychotronic
Plot: heroes, legends and myths, political unrest, political intrigue, state affairs, blind ambition, rivalry, dishonesty, escapades, adventure, imaginary, battles ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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, island, evil child, irrational behavior, killer child, murder, boy, little boy, sleepwalking, seance, perversity, sea ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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: offbeat, stylized, serious, exciting
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: desert, village, martial arts, nudity (full frontal - brief), sword, duel, graphic violence, village life, uninhibited rivalry, legends and myths, fall in love, battles ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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: disturbing, atmospheric, bleak, stylized, serious ...
Plot: kidnapping, rescue, fall in love, danger, murder, imaginary, mysterious character, love and romance, deadly, mad scientist, androids and robots, estate ...
Time: 19th century
Place: spain, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 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, sexy, mind bending, surreal, serious ...
Plot: curses spells and rituals, skyscraper, nudity (full frontal - brief), graphic violence, rivalry, imaginary, supernatural, danger, deadly, good versus evil, artists and showbiz, punk ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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: surreal, contemplative, semi serious, humorous, offbeat
Plot: ship, pirate, partners, escapades, disorder, ocean or sea, introspection, adolescence vs adulthood, social misfits, unfulfillment, misfit, adventure ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, portugal
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus (2009)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy, Mystery
Country: UK, France, Canada
Duration: 123 min.
Story: A traveling theater company gives its audience much more than they were expecting.
Style: surreal, stylized, semi serious, humorous, atmospheric ...
Plot: imaginary kingdom, mysterious character, imagination, deal with the devil, immortality, journey, imaginary, curses spells and rituals, haunted by the past, mystery, protective parent, magic ...
Place: london
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Movie in collections
 5.9
 19K
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, contemplative ...
Plot: immortality, distopia, rebellion, stowaway, death wish, nudity (full frontal - brief), culture clash, a.i., danger, escapades, imaginary, society ...
Time: future, 23rd century
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 4.6
 877
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: exciting, suspenseful, rough, stylized, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: battle of the sexes, murder, curses spells and rituals, village life, village, vengeance, crimes, adventure, escapades, heroes, samurai, danger ...
Time: middle ages, prehistory, prehistoric times
⇓ 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: suspenseful, stylized, serious, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heroes, adventurer, chase, battles, sword fight, warrior, sword, conquering, injustice, friends, ocean or sea, graphic violence ...
Time: ancient history
Place: ancient greece
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 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: suspenseful, exciting, serious, captivating, tense ...
Plot: adventure, good versus evil, homecoming, curses spells and rituals, heroic mission, danger, escapades, rivalry, imaginary, imaginary kingdom, village, save the kingdom ...
Time: middle ages
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 6.4
 4K
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, offbeat ...
Plot: surrealism, obsession, identity crisis, lifestyle, actor's life, showbiz, lookalikes, wannabe, audition, taxi driver, postmodernism, disorder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: asia, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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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: exciting, stylized, epic, serious, psychotronic
Plot: heroes, peplum, hercules, sword and sandal, imaginary, dangerous animal, supernatural, escapades, deadly, supernatural ability, battles, wizards and magicians ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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, world war one, adventurer, danger, adventure, rescue, ocean or sea, heroic mission, survival ...
Time: prehistory, 1940s, year 1916, prehistoric times
Place: antarctica
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 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, supernatural, danger, imaginary kingdom, adventurer, rivalry, romance ...
Time: 1910s, edwardian era
Place: africa, egypt, cairo egypt
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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, serious, stylized, tense, cult film ...
Plot: greek mythology, hercules, good versus evil, heroes, obsessive quest, heroic mission, escapades, superhuman powers, danger, rebelliousness, legends and myths, rescue ...
Place: greece, ancient greece
⇓ 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: stylized, clever, atmospheric, gloomy, realistic ...
Plot: supernatural romance, battle zone, infidelity, mysterious character, love and romance, investigation, journalism, romance, love triangle, miraculous event, religions or cults, church ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
The Dance of Reality (2013)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Fantasy
Country: Chile, France
Duration: 133 min.
Story: “Having broken away from my illusory self, I was desperately seeking a path and a meaning to life.” This phrase perfectly sums up Alejandro Jodorowsky’s biographical project: reconstituting the incredible adventure of his life. Alejandro ...
Style: art house, realistic, touching, atmospheric, surreal ...
Plot: surrealism, family life, dysfunctional family, kids in trouble, family relations, family problems, street kid, society, misfit, social misfits, youth, parents and children ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, 30s
Place: chile, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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: humorous, mind bending, exciting, surreal, dark humor ...
Plot: satire, taxi driver, save the world, danger, state affairs, human nature, abduction, chaos, law enforcement, space and aliens, political unrest, chaos and mayhem ...
Time: future
Place: london, europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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